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File #: 18-1451    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Informational Report Status: Passed
File created: 11/1/2018 In control: Public Works
On agenda: 12/4/2018 Final action: 12/4/2018
Title: Local Transportation Fund Claim for Fiscal Year 2018-2019
Indexes: Core Roles - Provide for and maintain infrastructure, Provide community-appropriate levels of service
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Local Transportation Claim.pdf, 3. HCAOG Resolution 18-01

To: Board of Supervisors

From: Public Works

Local Transportation Fund Claim for Fiscal Year 2018-2019

That the Board of Supervisors authorize the Chair of the Board to execute the attached Local Transportation Fund claim for fiscal year 2018-2019; and direct the Clerk of the Board to return a fully executed original copy of the attached Local Transportation Fund claim to the Department of Public Works for submittal to the Humboldt County Association of Governments.

Transportation Services (1150910) - Local Transportation Fund (LTF)

The Local Transportation Fund (LTF) represents one-quarter of a cent of the general sales tax collected state wide, which is returned to Humboldt County and is intended to pay for a variety of transportation needs. These funds are received by the Humboldt County Association of Governments and are dispersed to the county and the seven incorporated cities based on population. The county's portion is allocated first to the transit operators, with the remainder of the funds being allocated to the Bicycle and Trailways Program and the Road Fund for maintenance.

The attached claim corresponds to the proposed amounts below. The proposed amounts may change and staff will return to the Board with a revised claim, if necessary. The LTF allocation for fiscal year 2018-2019 will be sufficient to fund all of the existing transit operations assuming no budget revisions are submitted by existing transit systems during the fiscal year.

LTF rules provide that when an unmet transit need is not funded in a subject year due to insufficient funds, any excess funds need to be set aside or reserved in a transportation fund and accumulated until such time that the unmet transit need is fulfilled and continuously funded. The unmet transit need identified in 2015, the Old Arcata Road bus service from Hall Avenue to Buttermilk Lane, will be satis...

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