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File #: 6617-14    Version: 1
Type: Briefing/Report (Dept,BCC) - Action Requested Status: Tabled
File created: 11/2/2014 In control: County Council - Regular Session
On agenda: 12/9/2014 Final action: 12/9/2014
Title: Discussion and Possible Authorization for Atomic City Transit to Provide Shuttle Services to Pajarito Mountain Ski Hill from December 2014 through March 2015.
Presenters: Philo Shelton
Indexes (Council Goals): 2014 Council Goal – Quality Governance - Maintain Quality Essential Services and Supporting Infrastructure
* THIS ITEM WAS TABLED AT THE NOVEMBER 14, 2014 COUNCIL MEETING.

Title
Discussion and Possible Authorization for Atomic City Transit to Provide Shuttle Services to Pajarito Mountain Ski Hill from December 2014 through March 2015.
Recommended Action
I move that Council authorize Atomic City Transit to provide shuttle services to Pajarito Mountain Ski Hill from December 2014 through March 2015 as described in the recommended Alternative _____.

I further move that the County Administrator direct staff to include the associated Budget Revision in the mid-year Budget Revisions to be presented to Council.
Body
At the request of Councilor Sheehey, staff is bringing forward options for providing bus service to Pajarito Mountain Ski Hill for Council's consideration. Using our past experience in providing similar service in 2013, staff has reviewed various options with respect to shuttle service being implemented on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays, including the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day (December 26 through January 4). Assuming there is enough snow for the ski hill to open, the County could begin the service on December 6 and continue through the last weekend in March 2015.

Alternative A service includes half-hour service from Sullivan Field parking lot starting at 8:00am and finishing at 4:45pm. White Rock and the downtown would be serviced through on demand Dial-a-Ride. The cost for this alternative is estimated to be $113,600. Dial-a-Ride bus would be staged at the White Rock Visitor Center.

Alternative B service includes hourly service from Sullivan Field parking lot starting at 8:00am and finishing at 4:30pm. White Rock and the downtown would be serviced through on demand Dial-a-Ride. The cost for this alternative is estimated to be $85,000. Dial-a-Ride bus would be staged at the White Rock Visitor Center.

Alternative C service includes half-hour service from Sullivan Field parking lot starting at 8:00am and finishing at 4:45pm. White Roc...

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