Baldwin County, Alabama
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File #: 20-0966    Version: 1
Agenda section: Action Items Status: Passed
File created: 3/11/2020 Meeting type: Baldwin County Commission Regular
On agenda: 3/17/2020 Final action: 3/17/2020
Agenda item title: Request from City of Fairhope for Baldwin Regional Area Transit System (BRATS) Transporting Citizens - Fairhope 2020 Earth Day Celebration
Attachments: 1. 2020-03-03

Meeting Type:   BCC Regular Meeting

Meeting Date:  3/17/2020

Item Status:   New

From: Wayne Dyess, County Administrator

Submitted by:  Matthew Brown, Director of Transportation; Amanda Thweatt, Scheduler





Request from City of Fairhope for Baldwin Regional Area Transit System (BRATS) Transporting Citizens - Fairhope 2020 Earth Day Celebration





Approve the request from the City of Fairhope to utilize two Baldwin Regional Area Transit System (BRATS) buses for transporting citizens from Big Lots on Highway 98 in Fairhope to the Fairhope Municipal Pier (South Beach) to attend the 2020 Earth Day Celebration, Saturday, April 18, 2020. This transportation will be paid for by the City of Fairhope at a cost of $80.00 per hour per bus for a total of approximately $1,484.00 for both buses. 





Previous Commission action/date:  N/A


Background:   On February 27, 2020, the City of Fairhope contacted BRATS to request two buses for transportation to and from the 2020 Earth Day Celebration on Saturday, April 18, 2020. The transportation will be open to the general public and free of charge to the passengers. BRATS has identified drivers and vehicles that are available to accommodate this trip. Provision of this service will be contingent on no responses from private charter companies pursuant to the FTA’s regulations.




Total cost of recommendation:  Approximate cost for salary, fuel, and overhead will be $1,112.00.  Estimated revenues of $1,484.00 will offset this cost.


Budget line item(s) to be used:  51935.5113 and 51935.5212


If this is not a budgeted expenditure, does the recommendation create a need for funding?  N/A





Is legal review necessary for this staff recommendation and related documents? 



Reviewed/approved by:  N/A


Additional comments:  N/A





Is advertising required for this recommendation?  N/A


If the proof of publication affidavit is not attached, list the reason: N/A





For time-sensitive follow up, select deadline date for follow up:   Transportation date is Saturday, April 18, 2020


Individual(s) responsible for follow up:   Amanda Thweatt, Scheduler; Matthew Brown, Director of Transportation


Action required (list contact persons/addresses if documents are to be mailed or emailed):   BRATS staff will coordinate, schedule, and bill for transit services.


Additional instructions/notes:  N/A