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Report ID: 11-256n   
Type: Consent
Meeting Body: Board of Directors - Regular Meeting
Meeting Date: 6/8/2022 Final action: 6/8/2022
Recommended Action: Consider authorizing the General Manager to enter into an extension of the Dumbarton Bridge Regional Operations Consortium (DBROC) Cooperative Agreement from July 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022, in conjunction with the six-month extension of the service contract.
Attachments: 1. STAFF REPORT, 2. Master Minute Order
TO: AC Transit Board of Directors
FROM: Michael A. Hursh, General Manager
SUBJECT: DBROC Cooperative Agreement

ACTION ITEM

RECOMMENDED ACTION(S):

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Consider authorizing the General Manager to enter into an extension of the Dumbarton Bridge Regional Operations Consortium (DBROC) Cooperative Agreement from July 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022, in conjunction with the six-month extension of the service contract.
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STRATEGIC IMPORTANCE:

Goal - Convenient and Reliable Service
Initiative - Service Quality

Extending the cooperative agreement will ensure a structure of administration, governance, and oversight for the Dumbarton Express during the proposed six-month contract extension period.

BUDGETARY/FISCAL IMPACT:

There is no expected budgetary impact of extending the Cooperative Agreement term by six months. Except for a minor amount of AC Transit staff time, the Dumbarton Express service itself is fully funded by Regional Measure 2 bridge toll revenues and EasyPass program revenues generated by Stanford University and Stanford Medical Center.

BACKGROUND/RATIONALE:

The Dumbarton Bridge Regional Operations Consortium (DBROC or the Consortium) consists of the Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit), the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART), the City of Union City (Union City Transit), the San Mateo County Transit District (SamTrans), and the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) under a Cooperative Agreement dated December 19, 2011. The Cooperative Agreement also codifies oversight and governance of the service. The Cooperative Agreement has been extended concurrently with the contract for MV Transportation to operate the Dumbarton Express service; like that contract, the Cooperative Agreement was set to expire December 31, 2021.

At the February 10, 2021 Consortium meeting, the City of Union City confirmed that it would lead the procurement process to have a contract in place for a Dumbarton Express service ...

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