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File #: 17-226    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Passed
File created: 6/20/2017 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 6/27/2017 Final action: 6/27/2017
Title: Request to Approve a Resolution Authorizing the Town Manager to Execute a Memorandum of Agreement to Continue Participation in the Transportation Demand Management Program. PURPOSE: The purpose of this item is for the Board of Aldermen to consider authorizing the Town Manager to execute a Memorandum of Agreement with the Town of Chapel Hill for its participation in the Transportation Demand Management Program for Fiscal Year 2017-2018.
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Resolution TDM
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Request to Approve a Resolution Authorizing the Town Manager to Execute a Memorandum of Agreement to Continue Participation in the Transportation Demand Management Program.
PURPOSE: The purpose of this item is for the Board of Aldermen to consider authorizing the Town Manager to execute a Memorandum of Agreement with the Town of Chapel Hill for its participation in the Transportation Demand Management Program for Fiscal Year 2017-2018.
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DEPARTMENT: Planning

CONTACT INFORMATION: Christina Moon - 919-918-7325; Patricia McGuire - 919-918-7327; Bob Hornik - 919-929-3909

INFORMATION: Staff has been working with the Town of Chapel Hill to complete the administrative aspects of the Town's participation in the Transportation Demand Management program for Fiscal Year 2017-2018. This is a reimbursement-based grant program with the Triangle J. Council of Government (COG), whereby participants agree to organize certain activities to encourage the use of alternative modes of transportation. Chapel Hill serves as the grant recipient and the Town of Carrboro partners with Chapel Hill as a sub-recipient. The Town of Carrboro receives up to a 50% match on staff and vehicle costs for activities such as the Open Streets event in April, and a 5% reimbursement of the Transportation Planner's salary for the year. For its participation in the upcoming year, Carrboro is anticipated to receive up to $4,150 in reimbursement. If costs are less than anticipated, reimbursement will be correspondingly less as well. Board approved the TDM budget for last year at its March 8, 2016 meeting. (Agenda materials may be found at: (https://carrboro.legistar.com/MeetingDetail.aspx?ID=456720&GUID=D03A11AE-5D69-4003-81BE-9B3129ECC28B&Options=&Search=).

FISCAL & STAFF IMPACT: The anticipated fiscal impact for the Town's participation in the TDM program for FY2017-18 is up to $4,150 in reimbursement for staff time and vehicle use at specific events and a portion of the Tr...

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