Lake County, IL
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File #: 21-1995    Version: 1 Name: FY 2022 Township Paratransit Agreements
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/16/2021 In control: Public Works, Planning & Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 1/11/2022
Title: Joint resolution authorizing separate agreements with the Townships of Antioch, Avon, Fremont, Grant, Lake Villa, and Wauconda providing the terms and conditions for the receipt of Township funds for the Ride Lake County West service.
Attachments: 1. 21-1995 Antioch Twp IGA, 2. 21-1995 Avon Twp IGA, 3. 21-1995 Fremont Twp IGA, 4. 21-1995 Grant Twp IGA, 5. 21-1995 Lake Villa Twp IGA, 6. 21-1995 Wauconda Twp IGA, 7. 21-1995 Location Map, Township Paratransit Agreements

Title

Joint resolution authorizing separate agreements with the Townships of Antioch, Avon, Fremont, Grant, Lake Villa, and Wauconda providing the terms and conditions for the receipt of Township funds for the Ride Lake County West service.

 

Staff Summary

                     The Townships of Antioch, Avon, Fremont, Grant, Lake Villa, and Wauconda desire to collectively provide $40,000 of additional local funding toward the Ride Lake County West service to extend the use of the project’s awarded federal funding from January 1, 2022, to December 31, 2022.

                     Avon Township has also agreed to reimburse fares of specified riders for the Ride Lake County West service for trips the Township desires to subsidize.

                     Upon launch of the new countywide paratransit service, the Townships financial obligations under these agreements will end.

                     The agreements have been approved by the respective Township Boards.

                     This project is included in the Transportation Improvement Program, and designated as Section 20-00280-08-ES.

 

Body

R E S O L U T I O N

 

WHEREAS, this Lake County Board, by prior resolutions, authorized the Chair of the County Board, the County Clerk and the County Engineer to apply for a technical assistance grant from the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) to provide for the implementation of Ride Lake County West service paratransit program in cooperation with Pace and the Townships of Antioch, Avon, Fremont, Grant, Lake Villa, and Wauconda; and

 

WHEREAS, the Townships of Antioch, Avon, Grant, Lake Villa, Fremont, and Wauconda desire to collectively provide an additional $40,000 of local funding towards the Ride Lake County West service to extend the use of the project’s awarded federal funding between January 1, 2022, to December 31, 2022; or until the new countywide paratransit service begins; and

 

WHEREAS, Avon Township has agreed to reimburse fares of specified riders for the Ride Lake County West service for trips that Avon Township desires to subsidize; and

 

WHEREAS, Lake County and the Townships of Antioch, Avon, Fremont, Grant, Lake Villa, and Wauconda are desirous of entering into separate agreements stating the terms and conditions for each township to contribute funds to the Ride Lake County West service, draft copies are attached hereto.

 

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by this Lake County Board, that the County Board Chair, the County Clerk, and the County Engineer be authorized, and they are directed to execute separate agreements, and any subsequent amendments, with Antioch, Avon, Fremont, Grant, Lake Villa, and Wauconda Townships for the receipt of funds from each township for the Ride Lake County West service.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the said paratransit services in the Townships of Antioch, Avon, Fremont, Grant, Lake Villa, and Wauconda will continue to be designated as the Ride Lake County West service and designated as Section 20-00280-08-ES until the new countywide paratransit service begins.

 

DATED at Waukegan, Illinois, on January 11, 2022.