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File #: 21-471    Version: 1 Name: MTC Master Funding Agreement - SR
Type: Staff Report Status: Filed
In control: City Council
Meeting Date: 9/7/2021 Final action: 9/7/2021
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Staff Report for a City of San Leandro City Council Resolution to Authorize the City Manager to Enter the City into a Master Funding Agreement with the Metropolitan Transportation Commission
Sponsors: Keith Cooke
Title
Staff Report for a City of San Leandro City Council Resolution to Authorize the City Manager to Enter the City into a Master Funding Agreement with the Metropolitan Transportation Commission

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SUMMARY AND RECOMMENDATIONS

Staff recommends that the City Council approve and authorize the City Manager to enter the City into a ten-year Master Funding Agreement with the Metropolitan Transportation Commission. The new agreement will serve as the base contract for distribution and receipt of Federal, State and/or Regional funding for planning, programming, transportation, transit, land use or other projects.

BACKGROUND

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) is designated as the Metropolitan Planning Organization and the Regional Transportation Planning Agency for the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area. MTC works with cities and counties to establish and provide resources to meet short and long-term goals including reducing greenhouse gas emissions and making streets safer. From time to time, MTC provides funds to the City of San Leandro for various planning, programming, transportation, transit, and land use projects.

Analysis

A Master Funding Agreement (MFA) with MTC will allow the City, as a recipient, to receive and administer grant funds in an expeditious manner to enable city staff to advance work to improve San Leandro. The MFA specifies the terms and obligations to which the City must adhere to receive grant funding from MTC for planning, programming, transportation, transit, and land use projects. The agreement has a term of 10 years following the effective date. It is general in nature and not specific to any project, thus allowing the agreement to apply to potential future funding opportunities available through MTC.

The terms of the MFA have no force and effect with respect to a project until a program supplement has been fully executed by both MTC and the City. The program supplement agreement specifies the terms and ...

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