Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - December 2, 2014
December 2, 2014 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #23

2015 Transportation Coordination Agreements


Contact and/or Presenter Information
William Steele, Transit Division Manager, x7440 or
Benita Zarr, Transit Operations Superintendent, x7426

Action Requested
Authorization for the Chairman to sign, date, and approve the 2015 Transportation Coordination Agreements for Anna Maria Community Center, Easter Seals Southwest, United Cerebral Palsy of Sarasota/Manatee, Manatee Glens, Meals on Wheels Plus of Manatee, Westside Group Home, and The Ride of Venice, providers with Manatee County Area Transit (MCAT).

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Florida Statutes Chapter 427, Rule 41-2, Florida Administrative Code (FAC), Required by the Commission and Local Coordinating Board approved Transportation Disadvantaged Service Plan (TDSP).

Background Discussion

The Manatee County Board of County Commissioners is the Community Transportation Coordinator (CTC) for Manatee County through Manatee County Area Transit (MCAT). The CTC coordinates all paratransit transportation services funded and regulated by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) and the State Commission of the Transportation Disadvantaged (CTD).

Any agency or organization in the coordinated system that requests Section 5310 grant funding from FDOT to purchase vehicles to provide transportation services must enter into or renew a coordination agreement yearly with the CTC as part of the application submitted to FDOT by the requesting agency or organization.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Please provide one signature copy of each Coordination Agreement to Board Records and two signature copies to Benita Zarr, Public Works, Transit Division and Coordinator. Contact when available, x7426, for inter-office or pick up.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
No cost to Manatee County Government

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Coordinated Contract Agreements FY 2015.pdf