3 Resolution Approving the Annual Local Transportation Fund (LTF) Claim to be Filed with the Merced County Association of Governments (MCAG) for Fiscal Year 2016/2017.

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Meeting Date: July 05, 2016

STAFF REPORT

AGENDA ITEM: Resolution Approving the Annual Local Transportation Fund (LTF) Claim to be Filed with the Merced County Association of Governments (MCAG) for Fiscal Year 2016/2017.

MEETING DATE: July 5, 2016

PREPARED BY: Mario B. Gouveia, City Engineer

REVIEWED BY: Odi Ortiz, Interim City Manager

RECOMMENDATION:

Staff recommends that the Council adopt Resolution No. 2016-_, approving the Annual Local Transportation Fund (LTF) claim and file claim with the Merced County Association of Governments for Fiscal Year 2016-2017 on behalf of the City of Livingston.

BACKGROUND:

The City of Livingston (City) may claim Local Transportation Funds (LTF) from the Merced County Association of Governments (MCAG) for Fiscal Year 2016-2017. The MCAG Governing Board approved the LTF Apportionment Schedule on Thursday, May 19, 2016. The amount available to claim by the City of Livingston is $137,094.

DISCUSSION:

The City shall submit a claim form and authorized resolution to MCAG by July 29, 2016, in order to claim the funds for Fiscal Year 2016-2017. These monies are designated first for identified transit needs, after which any balance may be expended for non-transit uses such as street and roads. The City plans to use the funds for the Winton Parkway Improvements project at Highway 99 Southbound on ramp.

FISCAL IMPACT:

There will be no fiscal impact.

ATTACHMENTS:

1. Resolution No. 2016-

2. Claim Form

RESOLUTION NO. 2016-

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LIVINGSTON APPROVING THE ANNUAL LOCAL TRANSPORTATION FUND (LTF) CLAIM TO BE FILED WITH THE MERCED COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS (MCAG) FOR FISCAL YEAR 2016-2017

WHEREAS, under the Transportation Development Act (TDA) of 1971, Local Transportation Fund (LTF) monies are available to cities for public transportation, construction and maintenance of local streets and roads, and for pedestrian or bicycle facilities under certain conditions; and

WHEREAS, the City of Livingston meets all requirements to qualify for said apportionment allocated through the Merced County Association of Governments (MCAG), as the designated local transportation and planning agency; and

WHEREAS, the annual allocations of LTF monies to each jurisdiction have been calculated by population; and

WHEREAS, the City of Livingston has LTF monies available to claim in the amount of $137,094 for Fiscal Year 2016-2017; and

WHEREAS, the City’s proposed expenditures of LTF monies are in conformity with the Regional Transportation Plan as prepared by MCAG; and

WHEREAS, the City has submitted a certified fiscal audit within 180 days after the end of the fiscal year, except where an extension (90-day maximum) was granted by MCAG.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the City Council of the City of Livingston does hereby authorize the filing of the annual LTF claim for Fiscal Year 2016-2017 in the amount of $137,094.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that it is deemed in the best interest of the City of Livingston that the Interim City Manager/Finance Director be authorized to sign the LTF claim form for Fiscal Year 2016-2017, and to submit said claim to MCAG for processing.

Passed and adopted this 5th day of July, 2016, by the following vote:

AYES:

NOES:

ABSTAIN:

ABSENT:

Rodrigo Espinoza, Mayor of the City of Livingston

ATTEST:

I, hereby certify that the forgoing resolution was regularly introduced, passed and adopted at a regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Livingston this 5th day of July, 2016.

Antonio Silva, City Clerk of the City of Livingston

 

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