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File #: 19-1563    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 10/14/2019 In control: Parks and Recreation Commission
On agenda: 10/17/2019 Final action: 10/17/2019
Title: Chief Administrative Office, Parks Division, is requesting an update from the ad hoc committee (Commissioner Arenz and Commissioner Callahan) for motorized scooters regarding the research and findings gathered on this topic to date.
Attachments: 1. A - City of SLT Executive Summary, 2. B - Motorized Scooter SLT City Council Agenda Report, 3. C - City of SLT Lime Agreement, 4. D - City SLT Data Request, 5. E - City of SLT Lime Data Response, 6. F - City of SLT Hollingsworth 2019 Environ Res Letter
Related files: 19-1234, 20-1561
Title
Chief Administrative Office, Parks Division, is requesting an update from the ad hoc committee (Commissioner Arenz and Commissioner Callahan) for motorized scooters regarding the research and findings gathered on this topic to date.


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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
The Parks Division recommends the Parks and Recreation Commission receive an update from the ad hoc committee for motorized scooters. The Division also recommends that the Commission ultimately discuss and make a recommendation to the Board of Supervisors regarding the use of Lime Scooters in response to Board of Supervisors Agenda Item 19-1015.

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 extention on this item to December 2019. Staff brought forth 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.

The current County ordinance code pertaining to Vehicle Regulations on Trail Fa...

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