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File #: BILL NO. 20-212    Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 10/12/2020 In control: City Council - Regular Session
On agenda: 11/10/2020 Final action: 11/17/2020
Title: An Ordinance authorizing the execution of an agreement for transit service by and between the City of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, and OATS, Inc. for transit service effective January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021 and commitment of eligible Federal Transit Administration Section 5307 Formula Funds to OATS for transit service. (PWC 11/02/20)
Sponsors: Public Works Admin & Engineering
Attachments: 1. Ordinance, 2. Agreement, 3. Transit Ridership (OATS Operation)
Related files: BILL NO. 19-04, BILL NO. 20-125
Title
An Ordinance authorizing the execution of an agreement for transit service by and between the City of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, and OATS, Inc. for transit service effective January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021 and commitment of eligible Federal Transit Administration Section 5307 Formula Funds to OATS for transit service. (PWC 11/02/20)

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Issue/Request:
An Ordinance authorizing the execution of an agreement for transit service by and between the City of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, and OATS, Inc. for transit service effective January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021 and commitment of eligible Federal Transit Administration Section 5307 Formula Funds to OATS for transit service.

Key Issues:

· Local on-demand transit service, RideKC Lee's Summit, is managed by KCATA and operated by OATS.
· The fare remains $1.50 per person for a one-way trip and services remain within City limits, Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
· The costs of transit services are funded by the City’s Transportation Sales Tax and Federal grants (FTA Section 5307 Formula Funding).
· The costs of transit services has a local funding match of approximately $242,000; actual costs are based on ridership in accordance with the agreement.
· The costs of transit services has a commitment of FTA Section 5307 funding match of approximately $375,000 for eligible operation and capital expenses.
· The costs of transit services to the City shall not exceed the approved budget approved by City Council as part of the FY2021 Capital Improvement Plan.
· This agreement may be terminated with notice and renewed for an additional 12-month period to minimize the disruption of services.

Proposed City Council Motion:
FIRST MOTION: I move for a second reading of an ordinance authorizing the execution of an agreement for transit service by and between the City of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, and OATS, Inc. for transit service effective January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021 and commitment of eligibl...

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