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File #: 2022-0225   
Type: Formula Allocation / Local Return Status: Passed
File created: 4/4/2022 In control: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting
On agenda: 6/23/2022 Final action: 6/23/2022
Title: CONSIDER: A. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to negotiate and execute all necessary agreements between Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) and the Cities for their Capital Reserve Account as approved; and B. ESTABLISHING new Local Return funded Capital Reserve Accounts for the Cities of La Puente (Proposition C), Montebello (Proposition A), San Marino (Proposition A), and Rolling Hills (Measure R and Measure M).
Sponsors: Finance, Budget and Audit Committee
Indexes: Audit, Budget, Capital Project, Capital Project Funds, Formula Allocation / Local Return, Guidelines, La Puente, Local Returns, Measure M, Measure R, Montebello, Project, Proposition A, Proposition C, Rolling Hills, Safety, San Marino
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Proj. Summ. '22 for Proposed New Capital Reserve Accts
Meeting_Body
FINANCE, BUDGET, AND AUDIT COMMITTEE
JUNE 15, 2022

Subject
SUBJECT: LOCAL RETURN PROPOSITION A, PROPOSITION C, MEASURE R AND MEASURE M CAPITAL RESERVE

Action
ACTION: APPROVE RECOMMENDATION

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
CONSIDER:

A. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to negotiate and execute all necessary agreements between Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) and the Cities for their Capital Reserve Account as approved; and

B. ESTABLISHING new Local Return funded Capital Reserve Accounts for the Cities of La Puente (Proposition C), Montebello (Proposition A), San Marino (Proposition A), and Rolling Hills (Measure R and Measure M).

Issue
ISSUE

A local jurisdiction may need additional time to accumulate sufficient funding to implement a project, or to avoid lapsing of funds. This year, similar to last year, many cities may require a lapsing extension due to the limited spending caused by project shut down during the Safer at Home Order.

Background
BACKGROUND

According to the Local Return Guidelines, Board approval is required to extend beyond the guidelines defined lapsing deadline for Local Return funds. Typically, the local jurisdiction requests that funding be dedicated in a Capital Reserve Account. Once approved, a local jurisdiction may be allowed additional years to accumulate and expend its Local Return funds from the date that the funds are made available.

Discussion
DISCUSSION

Findings

Staff uses a First-In-First-Out (FIFO) calculation to determine if a city may be in jeopardy of losing their Local Return Funds. Proposition A and Proposition C utilizes a "three year plus current year" period for a total of four years for the timely use of funds requirement. Measure R and Measure M utilizes a five-year period for the timely use of funds requirement.

Considerations

Capital Reserve Accounts are permitted with approval from the Board of Directors. These accounts may be establish...

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