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pow w o,~ MEETING DATE: 4/19/10 <br />ITEM NO: N <br />~~.p «,,, <br />4~• r <br />;~'~~„ .: <br />tos•~G~a.~os COUNCIL .AGENDA REPORT <br />DATE: APRIL 7, 2010 <br />TO: MAYOR AND TOWN COUNCIL <br />FROM: GREG CARSON, TOWN MANAGER <br />SUBJECT: TRANSPORTATION DEVECOPMENT ACT (TDA) -ARTICLE 3 FUNDING <br />ALLOCATION FOR FY 2010/11 <br />ADOPT RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE TOWN MANAGER TO APPLY <br />FOR TRANSPORTATION DEVELOPMENT ACT (TDA) ARTICLE 3 FUNDS. <br />FOR FY 2010/11 FROM THE METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION <br />COMMISSION <br />RECOMMENDATION; <br />Adopt resolution authorizing the Town Manager to apply for Transportation Development Act <br />(TDA) Article 3 funds foi FY 2010/11 from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission. <br />BACKGROUND: <br />Transportation Development Act (TDA) Article 3 funds (Public Utilities Code Section 99200) <br />authorize funding to regional transportation plarlnng agencies for pedestrian and bicycle related <br />public improvement projects. In conjunction with the Santa Clara Valley Transportation <br />Authority, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission administers these funds for the cities in <br />Santa Clara County. The basic objectives of the TDA Article 3 projects are to increase the <br />safety, security and efficiency of bicycle and pedestrian travel. <br />Each city is allocated a specific amount of funding based on its population. TDA funds are <br />generated From a tax of one-quarter of one percent on all retail sales in each County. The <br />amount designated for the Town of Los Gatos is $32,241, which includes $11,492 from FY <br />2010/11 and $20,749 from prior year allocations. This total amount designated to the Town will <br />be used for the Oalc Meadow Parlc ADA Pathway Access project. This project was adopted by <br />the Town Council as part of the FY 2005/06-2009/10 Capital Improvement Program budget. <br />The design and construction of this project has been deferred until this time due to insufficient <br />fields to complete the entire project. <br />~-~ Cam.-~-~ <br />PREPARED BY: TODD CAPURSO <br />Director of Parks and Public Worlcs <br />Reviewed b Assistant Town Manager y own Atto M4r:.;M .Yy~~~ ~a.=~~~,~..~~.u~, <br />y; m rney Clerlc Administrator <br />I~ finance Community Development <br />N:\PPW\MANAG);M1NT\COUNCIL\COUNCIL RCPORTS\2010 Reports\April 19\MTC_TDA Article 3 Funds Oak Meadow Park <br />Pathwly.doc <br />