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File #: 19-0064    Version: 1
Type: Consent - Staff Report Status: Agenda Ready
In control: City Council Regular Meeting
On agenda: 1/15/2019 Final action:
Title: Resolution No. 19-0010 Electing to be Exempt from the California Congestion Management Program (Community Development Director McIntosh). ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 19-0010
Attachments: 1. Resolution No. 19-0010, 2. Metro Board Report with Attachments – June 20, 2018, 3. Metro CMP Opt-Out FAQ Sheet
TO:
Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council

THROUGH:
Bruce Moe, City Manager

FROM:
Anne McIntosh, Community Development Director
Erik Zandvliet, T.E., City Traffic Engineer

SUBJECT:Title
Resolution No. 19-0010 Electing to be Exempt from the California Congestion Management Program (Community Development Director McIntosh).
ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 19-0010
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Recommended Action
RECOMMENDATION:
Staff recommends that the City Council adopt Resolution No. 19-0010 electing to be exempt from the California Congestion Management Program (CMP).
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FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
There is no anticipated impact to the continued flow of State gas tax revenues to local jurisdictions. There are minimal budget savings due to the elimination of costs to administer the CMP program, including approximately $250 every 2 years to conduct traffic counts at a CMP designated intersection within the city limits.

BACKGROUND:
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Authority (Metro) is required by state law to prepare and update, on a biennial basis, a Congestion Management Program (CMP) for the County of Los Angeles. The CMP process was established as part of a 1990 legislative package to implement Proposition 111, which increased the state gas tax from 9 to 18 cents. The intent of the CMP was to tie the appropriation of new gas tax revenues to congestion reduction efforts by improving land use/transportation coordination. While the CMP requirement was one of the pioneering efforts to conduct performance-based planning, the approach has become antiquated and expensive. CMP primarily uses a level of service (LOS) performance metric which is a measurement of vehicle delay that is inconsistent with new state-designated performance measures, such as vehicle miles travelled (VMT), enacted by SB 743 for California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) transportation analysis.

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