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File #: 22-679   
Status: Agenda Ready
In control: TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT
On agenda: 5/10/2022 Final action:
Title: MOTION TO APPROVE Trip & Equipment Grant Application and authorize the County Administrator to execute the Application and Agreement with the Florida Commission for the Transportation Disadvantaged (FCTD) for State Fiscal Year 2023, subject to review for legal sufficiency by the Office of the County Attorney, in the total grant amount of $5,831,148, which includes State funding to the County in the amount of $5,248,034; authorizing County Matching funds (10%) in the amount of $583,114; authorizing the County Administrator to provide additional information as requested, and to take any necessary administrative and budgetary actions to implement the Agreement.
Indexes: Established Commission Goals
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - Grant Application
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Broward County Commission Regular Meeting
Director's Name: Tim Garling (Deputy General Manager)
Department: Transportation

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Requested Action
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MOTION TO APPROVE Trip & Equipment Grant Application and authorize the County Administrator to execute the Application and Agreement with the Florida Commission for the Transportation Disadvantaged (FCTD) for State Fiscal Year 2023, subject to review for legal sufficiency by the Office of the County Attorney, in the total grant amount of $5,831,148, which includes State funding to the County in the amount of $5,248,034; authorizing County Matching funds (10%) in the amount of $583,114; authorizing the County Administrator to provide additional information as requested, and to take any necessary administrative and budgetary actions to implement the Agreement.

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Why Action is Necessary
Pursuant to Chapter 427, Florida Statutes, Broward County, as the designated Community Transportation Coordinator (CTC) for the Broward County service area, is required to provide "non-sponsored" transportation disadvantaged services to eligible individuals.

What Action Accomplishes
Secures continued state funding for transportation disadvantaged trips, pursuant to Chapter 427, Florida Statutes, provided by the County's paratransit service.

Is this Action Goal Related
Yes

Previous Action Taken
None.

Summary Explanation/Background
THE TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDS APPROVAL OF THE ABOVE MOTION.

This item supports the Board's Value of "Cooperatively Creating an Efficient and Accessible Regional Intermodal Transportation Network".

As background, the Florida Commission for the Transportation Disadvantaged (FCTD) was created by the 1989 Florida Legislature to coordinate federal, state and locally funded transportation disadvantaged services, and to administer the Transportation Disadvantaged Trust Fund (TDTF). The purpose of the TDTF is to provide a dedicated funding source for the operational and pla...

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