Lake County, IL
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File #: 22-0125    Version: 1 Name: Ride Lake County: Pace Operating Agreement
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/20/2022 In control: Public Works, Planning & Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 2/8/2022
Title: Joint resolution authorizing an agreement with Pace Suburban Bus Division of the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) providing terms and conditions for the operation of the Ride Lake County paratransit service as a borderless Countywide service for 2022 and appropriating $1,000,000 of 1/4% Sales Tax for Transportation funds.
Attachments: 1. 22-0125 Ride Lake County Pace Operating Agreement, 2. 22-0125 Ride Lake County (2.2.22) Presentation
Title
Joint resolution authorizing an agreement with Pace Suburban Bus Division of the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) providing terms and conditions for the operation of the Ride Lake County paratransit service as a borderless Countywide service for 2022 and appropriating $1,000,000 of 1/4% Sales Tax for Transportation funds.

Staff Summary
* Paratransit coordination and expansion has been discussed and worked on within Lake County for many years.
* This agreement establishes terms and conditions for Pace to operate a new Countywide paratransit service for Ride Lake County.
* Ride Lake County will be funded through a combination of County, Pace, and federal funding without contributions from municipalities and townships.
* Pace will provide $917,387 for the new Ride Lake County service from May 1, 2022, through December 31, 2022.
* This project is included in the Transportation Improvement Program, and designated as Section 22-00280-09-ES.

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R E S O L U T I O N

WHEREAS, the Lake County Coordinated Transportation Services Committee (LCCTSC) has been guiding paratransit coordination efforts in the County to improve coordination, efficiency, reliability, and affordability of paratransit services in Lake County; and

WHEREAS, the Lake County Board, at its meeting on November 14, 2006, adopted a resolution in support of LCCTSC's goal to develop borderless Countywide paratransit service in Lake County to meet the needs of seniors and persons with disabilities or medical needs; and

WHEREAS, the Lake County Board, at its meeting on June 10, 2008, adopted a resolution establishing a framework for the services to be undertaken by the Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) and a paratransit coordinator staff position to help achieve the long-term goal of coordinated countywide paratransit service; and

WHEREAS, LCDOT, in coordination with LCCTSC, established a coordinated paratransit service in Antioch, Avon, Fremont, Grant, Lake Villa, and Wa...

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