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File #: 19-1234    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 8/9/2019 In control: Parks and Recreation Commission
On agenda: 3/2/2020 Final action: 3/2/2020
Title: Chief Administrative Office, Parks Division, is recommending the ad hoc committee on Lime Scooters provide options for the Commission to make a recommendation to staff on how to move forward regarding Lime Scooters. The Board of Supervisors requested the Parks and Recreation Commission discuss and make a recommendation regarding the use of Lime Scooters in response to Board of Supervisors Agenda Item 19-1015. (Cont. 08/15/19, Item 2) (Est. Time: 20 Min) FUNDING: N/A
Attachments: 1. A - Original Lime Scooter Memo, 2. B - Shared Mobility Ordinance SLT
Related files: 19-1015, 19-1563, 20-1561
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Chief Administrative Office, Parks Division, is recommending the ad hoc committee on Lime Scooters provide options for the Commission to make a recommendation to staff on how to move forward regarding Lime Scooters. The Board of Supervisors requested the Parks and Recreation Commission discuss and make a recommendation regarding the use of Lime Scooters in response to Board of Supervisors Agenda Item 19-1015. (Cont. 08/15/19, Item 2) (Est. Time: 20 Min)

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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
On June 25th, 2019, Supervisor Novasel recommended that the Board of Supervisors direct the appropriate staff to explore the feasibility of amending Chapter 10.32-Vehicle Regulations on Trail Facilities of the County ordinance code to permit motorized scooters on County trail facilities. This item is a result of Lime Scooters recently having a large presence in the City of South Lake Tahoe. The Board of Supervisors directed staff to work with the Parks and Recreation Commission to bring forward a recommendation to the Board as to whether such changes should be made and take enforcement, liability, and other potential impacts into consideration.

On July 25th, 2019, staff submitted a memo to the Board of Supervisors and the Chief Administrative Officer to request an extension on this item to December 2019. Staff brought forth this agenda item 19-1234 to the Parks and Recreation Commission on August 15th, 2019 to request direction on how the Commission would like to proceed. The Commission made a motion to develop an ad hoc committee to research and ultimately provide a recommendation regarding the use of Lime Scooters. Commissioner Arenz and Commissioner Callahan were appointed to this committee to conduct research and report findings to the Commission. On October 17, 2019, agenda item 19-1563 was brought forth so that the ad hoc committee would provide an update. As a result, staff submitted a memo to the Board to inform them of the updated status and to inform t...

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