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File #: 20-1370    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 10/7/2020 In control: Parks and Recreation Commission
On agenda: 10/15/2020 Final action: 10/15/2020
Title: Chief Administrative Office, Parks Division, is recommending the Commission make a recommendation for staff to move forward to the Board of Supervisors 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) FUNDING: N/A
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Chief Administrative Office, Parks Division, is recommending the Commission make a recommendation for staff to move forward to the Board of Supervisors 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)

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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
Staff will need to return to the board in November with a recommendation regarding this issue. Below are the answers staff has received to date on this issue.

The commission developed an adhoc group to discuss and make recommendations regarding Lime Scooter to the Board of Supervisors. On March 2, 2020, the adhoc chair Commissioner John Arenz had a list of questions that the commission requested staff to ask other county departments. The questions and answers staff has been able to gather are below:
1. SLT is charging $75 per scooter. Should we charge? If so what amount? Would this be adequate?
If recommended this would be evaluated.
2. Who would administer the program? Discuss with Sheriff, the fee is to offset patrol costs. Will the Sheriff patrol?

3. Liability-What is the County’s liability? Are the insurance thresholds high enough? There have been two accidents in SLT. Police Chief and Barton Hospital not in support.
I received this response from Risk Management:
I reviewed the agreement and developed the following comments for your review and consideration (in the context that the expectation is that the County will assume the same terms and conditions):

"This License Agreement (“ Agreement”) is made this 7 of April 2019, by and between the City of South Lake Tahoe (" City") and Neutron Holdings, Inc. DBA Lime (" Lime") for a shared scooter- only pilot program."
· What is the definition of "a shared scooter-only pilot program"? Is EDC also considering a pilot program only? And what is the meaning of "s...

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