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File #: 2018-0706   
Type: Program Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/24/2018 In control: Finance, Budget and Audit Committee
On agenda: 1/16/2019 Final action:
Title: CONSIDER: A. AUTHORIZING the extension and execution of Memorandums of Understanding (MOU) by the Chief Executive Officer for Low Income Fare is Easy (LIFE) and Immediate Needs Transportation Programs (INTP) including transportation and administration for a period of six months beginning July 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019; B. AMENDING the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Budget by $400,000 to increase the LIFE program from $14.1M to $14.5M due to Federal Transit Administration Section 5316 Job Access and Reverse Commute (Section 5316) funding received for the LIFE program; C. AUTHORIZING the extension and execution of the Memorandums of Understanding (MOU) by the Chief Executive Officer for the Municipal, Included and other TAP Operators that are or will be participating in the LIFE program; D. AUTHORIZING the extension and execution of Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) by the Chief Executive Officer for Support for Homeless on Re-Entry Program (SHORE), including transportation and adm...
Sponsors: Finance, Budget and Audit Committee
Indexes: Audit, Budget, City of Los Angeles, Compton, Contracts, Distributions (Statistics), Downtown Los Angeles, East Los Angeles, Gateway Cities (Southeast LA County) Service Sector, Grant Aid, Guidelines, Hollywood, Homeless Outreach, Immediate Needs Transportation Program, Low-Income Fare is Easy (LIFE), Memorandum Of Understanding, Norwalk, Outreach, Pasadena, Plan, Policy, Program, Santa Monica, South Los Angeles, Strategic planning, Students, Subs-Other Agencies (Project), Subsidies, Support for Homeless on Re-entry Program, Tokens, Transit buses, Video, Westside/Central Service Sector
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - May 2014 Board Report, 2. Attachment B - Description of the Program, 3. Attachment C - Operator Reimbursement Policy, 4. Attachment D - Marketing and Outreach Plan
Related files: 2019-0035
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REVISED
FINANCE, BUDGET AND AUDIT COMMITTEE
JANUARY 16, 2019

Subject
SUBJECT: LOW INCOME FARE SUBSIDY PROGRAM (LIFE)

Action
ACTION: APPROVE RECOMMENDATIONS

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
CONSIDER:

A. AUTHORIZING the extension and execution of Memorandums of Understanding (MOU) by the Chief Executive Officer for Low Income Fare is Easy (LIFE) and Immediate Needs Transportation Programs (INTP) including transportation and administration for a period of six months beginning July 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019;

B. AMENDING the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Budget by $400,000 to increase the LIFE program from $14.1M to $14.5M due to Federal Transit Administration Section 5316 Job Access and Reverse Commute (Section 5316) funding received for the LIFE program;

C. AUTHORIZING the extension and execution of the Memorandums of Understanding (MOU) by the Chief Executive Officer for the Municipal, Included and other TAP Operators that are or will be participating in the LIFE program;

D. AUTHORIZING the extension and execution of Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) by the Chief Executive Officer for Support for Homeless on Re-Entry Program (SHORE), including transportation and administration for a period of two years beginning FY20, subject to availability of funds approved through the budget process;

E. RECEIVING AND FILING LIFE Implementation Update; and

F. RECEIVING AND FILING LIFE Marketing Update.

Issue
ISSUE

At its May 2014 meeting, the Metro Board approved the reauthorization of the programs through the end of FY19 (See Attachment A). LIFE serves low income transit riders, victims of domestic violence, individuals experiencing homelessness, elderly and individuals with immediate transportation needs. See Attachment B for a description of subsidy programs.
On July 27, 2017, the Metro Board approved the funding award recommendations for Section 5316 funds. At the conclusion of that award process, there was a remaining balance in Section...

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