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File #: 15-18332    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Business Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/1/2022 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 9/12/2022 Final action:
Title: CATS and Centralina Regional Council Interlocal Agreement Amendment
Attachments: 1. 2022 Centralina Amendment Resolution
Title
CATS and Centralina Regional Council Interlocal Agreement Amendment

Action
Action:
A. Adopt a resolution amending the Charlotte Area Transit System and Centralina Regional Council interlocal agreement for additional CONNECT Beyond operational planning and coordination services, and

B. Authorize the City Manager to amend the agreement consistent with the purpose for which the agreement was approved.

Body
Staff Resource(s):
John Lewis, CATS
Jason Lawrence, CATS
Debbie Smith, Transportation

Explanation
* On October 28, 2019, City Council adopted a resolution ratifying an interlocal agreement between the Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) and the Centralina Council of Governments, now known as the Centralina Regional Council (Centralina), to engage regional stakeholders and procure, manage, and administer a consultant contract for the development of a regional transit plan, CONNECT Beyond.
* In October 2021, the Metropolitan Transit Commission endorsed the CONNECT Beyond recommendations and adopted a regional work plan to:
* Provide technical support to neighboring counties and municipalities in the development of high-capacity transit corridors that will connect or serve CATS' existing and future facilities, services, and assets,
* Participate in a Regional Fare Study and Regional Transportation Demand Management Study,
* Partner with North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) and neighboring counties and municipalities in the development of future passenger rail to the Charlotte Gateway Station, and
* Continue the partnership with the Centralina to advance the CONNECT Beyond Study recommendations of the Five Mobility Moves.
* Centralina, in collaboration with CATS, Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization, Charlotte Department of Transportation, and NCDOT, have assembled funding to advance the CONNECT Beyond plan.
* Fiscal year (FY) 2023 agreement expenditures are estimated to be $699,859, with a not to exceed amount of $2...

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