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File #: 20-373    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/4/2020 Departments: HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY
On agenda: 6/2/2020 Final action: 6/2/2020
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing the Director of the Human Services Agency to execute an amendment to the agreement for the acceptance of Lifeline Transportation Program funds from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission in the amount of $60,000, extending the term of the agreement through December 13, 2021.
Attachments: 1. 20200602_r_MetropolitanTransportationCommission, 2. 20200602_att_MetropolitanTransportationCommission
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Ken Cole, Director, Human Services Agency
Subject: Amendment to Agreement with the Metropolitan Transportation Commission for the Lifeline Transportation Program Grant Funds

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing the Director of the Human Services Agency to execute an amendment to the agreement for the acceptance of Lifeline Transportation Program funds from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission in the amount of $60,000, extending the term of the agreement through December 13, 2021.

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BACKGROUND:
Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) is a government agency responsible for planning, financing, and coordinating transportation for San Francisco and Bay Area Counties and provides the Lifeline Transportation Program (LTP) Grant. Through its LTP, MTC demonstrates its commitment to ensuring mobility options for all residents.
The LTP Grant funds projects improving mobility and accessibility in low-income communities and addresses gaps or barriers identified through community-based transportation plans or other substantive, collaborative, and inclusive planning efforts involving focused outreach to low-income populations.
On January 15, 2015, MTC awarded an LTP Grant to San Mateo County Human Services Agency (HSA) in the amount of $60,000. On December 31, 2017, the MTC amended and extended the grant to continue to December 13, 2019. HSA requested an additional extension from MTC in order to continue and serve more clients with transportation services. MTC accepted and extended the grant to December 13, 2021.
DISCUSSION:
The LTP Grant provides for taxi voucher services for HSA and our participating partner agencies' clients, including low-income and homeless individuals and families in emergency situations that arise when the individual or family's normal mode of transportation is unavailable.

HSA's agreement with M...

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