Motion To: WHEREAS the Vehicle-for-Hire Accessibility Fund is generated through a voluntary accessibility surcharge provided by private transportation companies (PTCs); AND WHEREAS Council directed staff in April 2016 to negotiate a surcharge with PTCs who do not provide fully accessible services; AND WHEREAS staff negotiated a voluntary accessibility surcharge of $0.07 with licensed PTCs; AND WHEREAS, as set out in the April 2016 Report to Council, KPMG recommended a surcharge of $0.30; AND WHEREAS the Vehicle-for-Hire Accessibility Fund public consultations resulted in 33 ideas from the public to spend these funds; AND WHEREAS three ideas will be funded through the Vehicle-for-Hire Accessibility Fund – Allocation Plan report, if approved; AND WHEREAS additional accessible service could be funded with increased funds; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the General Manager, Emergency and Protective Services be directed to re-negotiate the accessibility surcharge with Private Transportatio
Absent/RecusedS. Moffatt (a)
J. Watson (a)
T. Nussbaum (a)
Vote recorded from City Council on 2019-03-27 regarding agenda item VEHICLE-FOR-HIRE ACCESSIBILITY FUND - ALLOCATION PLAN.