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Record #: O2014-9321   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 11/5/2014 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Budget and Government Operations
Final action: 11/12/2014
Title: Intergovernmental agreement with Chicago Transit Authority and Cook County for allocation of Motor Fuel Tax funds for operational expenses for Year 2015
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: AGREEMENTS - Intergovernmental
Attachments: 1. O2014-9321.pdf

CHICAGO, November 12, 2014



To the President and Members ofthe City Council:


Your Committee on the Budget and Government Operations, having had under consideration an Ordinance authorizing the execution of an intergovernmental agreement between the City of Chicago, the County of Cook and the Chicago Transit Authority necessary for an allocation of Motor Fuel Tax Funds for a grant to the Chicago Transit Authority during 2015 pursuant to the Regional Transportation Authority Act; and having had the same under advisement, begs leave to report and recommend that Your Honorable Body pass the Ordinance transmitted herewith.

This recommendation was concurred in by a viva voce vote of the members of the Committee.

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Carrie M. Austin Chairman
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAHM EMANUEL
MAYOR

November 5, 2014








TO THE HONORABLE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO


Ladies and Gentlemen:

At the request of the Budget Director, I transmit herewith the 2015 Motor Fuel Tax Allocation Ordinance and associated authorization for an intergovernmental agreement with the Chicago Transit Authority.

Your favorable consideration of these ordinances will be appreciated.

Mayor



Very truly yours,

ORDINANCE
WHEREAS, the Regional Transportation Authority Act (70 ILCS 3615/1.01, et seq.) (the "Act") that establishes the Regional Transportation Authority (the "RTA") provides, in Section 4.10 thereof, that the RTA shall not for any fiscal year of the RTA release to the Chicago Transit Authority (the "CTA") any funds except for the proceeds of taxes imposed by the RTA under Sections 4.03 and 4.03.1 thereof which are allocated to the CTA under Section 4.01 (d) of the Act unless a unit or units of local government in Cook County (other than the CTA) enters into an agreement with the CTA to make a monetary contribution for such year of at least Five Million Dollars ($5,000,000) for public transportation; and
WHEREAS, ...

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