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File #: 2018-767    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/8/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 11/7/2018 Final action:
Title: CONSIDER APPROVING A CONTRACT AMENDMENT WITH STAR-DUST TOURS, DBA THE BUS (CITY COUNCIL)
Sponsors: Community Services
Attachments: 1. Star-Dust Executed Contract, 2. Star-Dust Amendment No. 1
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Report to Mayor and City Council
Wednesday, November 07, 2018
Consent


SUBJECT:
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CONSIDER APPROVING A CONTRACT AMENDMENT WITH STAR-DUST TOURS, DBA THE BUS (CITY COUNCIL)

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I. SUMMARY

The City of Carson Transportation Services Division (TSD) routinely utilizes the services of outside bus vendors to assist TSD with transporting residents when this task cannot be done in-house. One firm that has and continues to be used is Star-Dust Tours, dba The Bus. The City Council previously paid the outstanding invoices from the beginning of FY 2018/2019 and directed the Ad Hoc Council Subcommittee to examine whether the City should continue utilizing the vendor for the remainder of the year. After review of the issue, the Subcommittee recommends that the City Council approve a contract amendment with Star-Dust Tours.

II. RECOMMENDATION
Recommendation

APPROVE Amendment #1 for Fiscal year 2018/19 in the amount of $95,000.00.


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III. ALTERNATIVES

TAKE another action the City Council deems appropriate.

IV. BACKGROUND

One of the primary responsibilities of the Transportation Division is to transport Carson residents of every age group to various destinations in Southern California. In an effort to meet the extensive transportation demands of the City, especially during the busy summer months when the Summer Day Camp program and the City parks are most active, the Transportation Division has historically utilized the services of bus companies. One firm, Star-Dust Tours, dba The Bus, has and is continually used by the Transportation Division.
The City Council considered this item at the October 16, 2018 Council meeting, where there were two requests. Staff was seeking approval to pay for a number of outstanding invoices. This action was approved. The second request was to permit the City to continue to use the company for the remainder of FY 2018/19. The Council directed the Transit Ad Hoc Subcommittee to review the issue. After review the issue, t...

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