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File #: 2022-0165   
Type: Budget Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 3/15/2022 In control: LA SAFE
On agenda: 5/26/2022 Final action: 5/26/2022
Title: ADOPT the Fiscal Year 2022-2023 (FY23) budget in the amount of $8,403,486 for the operation and administration of the Los Angeles County Service Authority for Freeway Emergencies (LA SAFE). This budget amount includes the annual funding allocation from the agreement with the Public Transportation Services Corporation (PTSC) for direct labor and administrative support services in the amount of $2,616,486.
Sponsors: LA SAFE
Indexes: 511, Budget, Insurance, Kenneth Hahn Call Box Program (Project), Labor, Maintenance practices, Memorandum Of Understanding, Operations and Maintenance, Service Authority For Freeway Emergencies
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Proposed Fiscal Year 2022-2023 Budget Summary, 2. Attachment B - Five-Year Financial Forecast
Meeting_Body
LA SAFE BOARD MEETING
MAY 26, 2022

Subject
SUBJECT: LA SAFE FISCAL YEAR BUDGET

Action
ACTION: ADOPT THE FISCAL YEAR 2022-2023 BUDGET

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
ADOPT the Fiscal Year 2022-2023 (FY23) budget in the amount of $8,403,486 for the operation and administration of the Los Angeles County Service Authority for Freeway Emergencies (LA SAFE). This budget amount includes the annual funding allocation from the agreement with the Public Transportation Services Corporation (PTSC) for direct labor and administrative support services in the amount of $2,616,486.

Issue
ISSUE

LA SAFE was created in 1988, pursuant to California Streets and Highway Code Section 2550 et.seq. and is responsible for providing motorist aid services in Los Angeles County. To fulfill its mission, LA SAFE needs an annual budget and requires administrative support services, which are provided via a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the PTSC. A summary of the proposed FY23 budget is provided in Attachment A.

Background
BACKGROUND

During FY22, LA SAFE continued to fund, develop, implement, and operate a variety of motorist aid services, programs, and activities. These services, programs, and activities include:

* Operation and maintenance of the Kenneth Hahn Call Box System
* Completion of the upgrade of the call boxes to operate on 4G wireless service due to the sunset of 3G services by all wireless service providers
* Initiated review of the Kenneth Hahn Call Box System to establish the future operations and guidelines for the system
* Operation of Southern California 511 regional traveler information system (SoCal 511)
* Discussion and agreement regarding the integration of the Inland Empire 511 (IE511) operations into SoCal 511
* Seamless transition of SoCal 511 IVR phone service to a new contractor
* Development and upgrades to the SoCal 511 mobile application
* Coordination with Metro, Caltrans and California Highway Patrol (CHP) on the operation ...

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