Lake County, IL
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File #: 20-0707    Version: 1 Name: RTA Technical Service Agreement, Ride Lake County West
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/20/2020 In control: Public Works, Planning & Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 6/9/2020
Title: Joint resolution authorizing a technical services agreement with the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) for the receipt of federal Section 5310 funds and appropriating $300,000 [CK1][CK2]of 1/4% Sales Tax for Transportation funds.
Attachments: 1. 20-0707 RTA Technical Service Agreement RLCW draft, 2. 20-0707 Location Map, RTA Technical Service Agreement (RLCW)
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Joint resolution authorizing a technical services agreement with the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) for the receipt of federal Section 5310 funds and appropriating $300,000 [CK1][CK2]of 1/4% Sales Tax for Transportation funds.

Staff Summary
* This is a RTA Agreement for Ride Lake County West in Antioch, Avon, Fremont, Grant, Lake Villa, and Wauconda Townships.
* Section 5310 grants are federal funds administered by the RTA, which help fund the Ride Lake County paratransit services in Lake County.
* These grant funds will be used to help provide the Ride Lake County West paratransit service in the Townships of Antioch, Avon, Fremont, Grant, Lake Villa, and Wauconda.
* The RTA will reimburse the County 50 percent of the transportation service cost, up to $100,985, with federal Section 5310 grant funds.
* Pace provides the paratransit bus service and reimburses the County for 50 percent of the required local match of this new grant.
* The Townships contribute $40,000 annually towards the cost of this service to help offset the grant funds.
* The County's share is approximately $60,000 annually towards the cost of the service.
* This agreement has been reviewed by the State's Attorney's Office.

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R E S O L U T I O N

WHEREAS, this Lake County Board, by prior resolution at its meeting of November 14, 2006, adopted a resolution in support of the Lake County Coordinated Transportation Services Committee (LCCTSC) goal to develop a borderless paratransit system service in Lake County to meet the needs of the mobility challenged constituent population; and

WHEREAS, this Lake County Board, at its meeting of June 14, 2016, authorized the County Board Chair, the County Clerk, and the County Engineer to apply for a grant from the RTA, in cooperation with LCCTSC, to provide for the Ride Lake County West paratransit program in cooperation with Pace and the Townships of Antioch, Avon, Fremont, Grant, Lake Villa, and Wauconda; and

WHEREAS, Lake Coun...

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