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File #: 17-820    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Transit Plans Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/8/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/21/2017 Final action:
Title: City Council consideration to adopt the proposed Short Range Transit Plan for Fiscal Year 2017-18 through Fiscal Year 2019-20; and authorize revisions to the Fiscal Year 2017-18 Transit Service Fund revenue and expense budget following approval of the Fiscal Year 2017-18 through Fiscal Year 2019-20 Short Range Transit Plan from the Riverside County Transportation Commission.
Attachments: 1. Short Range Transit Plan
AGENDA REPORT
REQUEST FOR CITY COUNCIL ACTION




DATE: 6/21/2017

TO: Honorable Mayor and City Council Members

FROM: Public Works Department

SUBJECT:
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City Council consideration to adopt the proposed Short Range Transit Plan for Fiscal Year 2017-18 through Fiscal Year 2019-20; and authorize revisions to the Fiscal Year 2017-18 Transit Service Fund revenue and expense budget following approval of the Fiscal Year 2017-18 through Fiscal Year 2019-20 Short Range Transit Plan from the Riverside County Transportation Commission.

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RECOMMENDED ACTION:
Recommended action
That the City Council:
1. Adopt the proposed Short Range Transit Plan for Fiscal Year 2017-18 through Fiscal Year 2019-20.
2. Forward the Short Range Transit Plan to the Riverside County Transportation Commission for approval.
3. Authorize revisions to the Fiscal Year 2017-18 Transit Service Fund revenue and expense budget following approval of the Fiscal Year 2017-18 through Fiscal Year 2019-20 Short Range Transit Plan from the Riverside County Transportation Commission.

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ANALYSIS:
The City of Corona (City) operates a general public Dial-A-Ride and Corona Cruiser fixed route service. Dial-A-Ride service began in 1977, while Cruiser service commenced in 2001. The City contracts with the private sector to provide transit operations.

The City is required to submit an annual update of the Short Range Transit Plan (SRTP) to the Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC) for approval. The SRTP summarizes the operating and capital plan, and outlines funding requirements. Although the SRTP is a three-year plan, RCTC funds the initial year, with remaining years provided for planning purposes.

City of Corona Transit Services staff is proposing a balanced operating budget of $2,516,437; the proposed Fiscal Year 2017-18 budget is 1.7 percent, or $42,720, more than the current year budget.

The increase in cost can be attributed to increases in:

* Contracted services - (3.2 ...

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