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TOWN OF TRUCKEE <br /> California <br /> RESOLUTION 2017-38 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF TRUCKEE <br /> APPROVING THE APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL FUNDING UNDER FTA SECTION 5339 <br /> BUS AND BUS FACILITIES PROGRAM WITH CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF <br /> TRANSPORTATION <br /> WHEREAS, the U.S. Department of Transportation is authorized to make grants to <br /> states through the Federal Transit Administration to support projects for small urban and rural <br /> public transportation systems under Section 5339 through the Moving Ahead for Progress in the <br /> 21st Century (MAP 21) and the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act authorized <br /> by 49 U.S.C.; and <br /> WHEREAS, the California Department of Transportation has been designated by the <br /> Governor of the State of California to administer Section 5339 grants for transportation projects <br /> related to bus and bus facility projects; and <br /> WHEREAS, the Town of Truckee operates Tahoe Truckee Area Regional Transit <br /> (TART) that provides fixed route service and paratransit service to seniors and to persons with <br /> disabilities; and <br /> WHEREAS, the Town of Truckee desires to build an indoor facility to house transit <br /> vehicles and operations; and <br /> WHEREAS, the Town of Truckee plans to submit an application to the FTA Section <br /> 5339 program requesting grant funding to construct a $2,750,000 indoor facility to store transit <br /> vehicles and house operations; and <br /> WHEREAS, the FTA Section 5339 grant program requires 20 percent local match <br /> funding; and <br /> WHEREAS, the Town of Truckee has, to the maximum extent feasible, coordinated with <br /> other transportation providers and users in the region (including social service agencies). <br /> NOW, THEREFORE, THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF' TRUCKEE DOES <br /> RESOLVE, DETERMINE, AND ORDER AS FOLLOWS: <br /> 1. Authorizes the filing of an application for the FTA Section 5339 Bus and Bus Facilities <br /> program. <br /> 2. That the Public Works Director/Town Engineer or designee is authorized to execute and file <br /> applications on behalf of the Town of Truckee to aid in the funding of an indoor facility to <br /> store transit vehicles and house transit operations pursuant to FTA Section 5339 grant <br /> program guidelines. <br />