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File #: 20-0598    Version: 1 Name: 6/1/20 - Spin E-Scooter Agreement
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/1/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/1/2020 Final action: 6/1/2020
Enactment date: 6/1/2020 Enactment #: R-20-184
Title: Resolution to Approve an Interim Right-of-Way License Agreement with Spin, Inc., for the Operation of Electric Scooters in the City of Ann Arbor
Attachments: 1. INTERIM ROW LICENSE AGREEMENT_Spin_2020.05.06.pdf
Title
Resolution to Approve an Interim Right-of-Way License Agreement with Spin, Inc., for the Operation of Electric Scooters in the City of Ann Arbor
Memorandum
Spin, Inc. (Spin) is the owner and operator of the Spin e-scooter service. This company has negotiated an agreement in good faith with both the City of Ann Arbor and the University of Michigan to operate in our community. Spin e-scooters have been in operation in Ann Arbor since April 2019 and this agreement would commence a second year of their operation in Ann Arbor.

Budget and Fiscal Impact: This license agreement will result in a minimum $27,600.00 payment plus impoundment charges to the Major Streets Fund.
Staff
Prepared by: Raymond Hess, Transportation Manager
Reviewed by: Craig Hupy, Public Services Area Administrator
Approved by: Tom Crawford, Interim City Administrator
Body
Whereas, The City of Ann Arbor is one of the leading communities in the state in terms of multi-modal transportation with the most recent census showing that only 52% of Ann Arbor residents drive a single-occupant vehicle to work, much lower than the state-wide average of 83%;

Whereas, Providing mobility options to Ann Arbor residents is an important and necessary function of this government to help foster the continued adoption of transportation alternatives;

Whereas, Encouraging multi-modal transportation is a necessary and important tool for decreasing traffic congestion on our roads and increasing the viability of our downtown retail district;

Whereas, While encouraging multi-modal transportation, it is critically important to make every reasonable effort to ensure the proper and safe operation of scooters and other similar equipment on the public right-of-way; and

Whereas, It is also a necessary function of local government to permit use of the right-of-way to ensure that all commercial uses are not obstructive and contribute positively to the public's wellbeing;

RESOLVED, That the City Administrator...

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