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TOWN OF TRUCKEE <br /> California <br /> RESOLUTION 2017-23 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF TRUCKEE AUTHORIZING <br /> THE PROCUREMENT OF THE NEXTBUS PROGRAM USING PROPOSTION 1B FUNDING <br /> WHEREAS, the Highway Safety, Traffic Reduction, Air Quality, and Port Security Bond <br /> Act of 2006 (Bond Act), approved by the voters as Proposition 1B on November 7, 2006, <br /> includes a program of funding in the amount of $4 billion to be deposited in the Public <br /> Transportation Modernization, Improvement, and Service Enhancement Account (PTMISEA); <br /> and <br /> WHEREAS, of that $4 billion, $3.6 billion is to be made available to project sponsors in <br /> California for allocation to eligible public transportation 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 has, to the maximum extent feasible, coordinated with <br /> other transportation providers and users in the region (including social service agencies). <br /> WHEREAS, the Town of Truckee received a Proposition 1B grant award in the sum of <br /> $466,383 for bus and technology procurement; and <br /> WHEREAS, the Town of Truckee and Placer County have co-branded the TART <br /> system; and <br /> WHEREAS, Placer County has implemented the NextBus technology that provides <br /> transit passengers with real time information on when the next bus will arrive at their bus stop <br /> on Placer County TART services; and <br /> WHEREAS, the Town of Truckee desires to provide the NextBus technology on the <br /> Truckee local route TART system; and <br /> WHEREAS, the Town of Truckee received a quote from NextBus in the amount of <br /> $80,351 for equipment, installation, and five years of project management and service; and <br /> WHEREAS, Town of Truckee Municipal Code Section 3.12.290 allows the Town to <br /> dispense with competitive bidding for this procurement because this product can be obtained at <br /> a favorable price as Placer County has already purchased NextBus; <br />