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File #: AM No. 21-138   
Type: Consent Item Status: Passed
File created: 8/24/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/21/2021 Final action: 9/21/2021
Title: Authorize the Mayor to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Eastrail Partners
Attachments: 1. Agenda Memo, 2. Attachment A: Memorandum of Understanding
TO: Members of the City Council
FROM: Mayor Angela Birney
DEPARTMENT DIRECTOR CONTACT(S):
Parks
Carrie Hite
425-556-2326

DEPARTMENT STAFF:
Parks
Jeff Aken
Park Planning Manager


TITLE:
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Authorize the Mayor to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Eastrail Partners


OVERVIEW STATEMENT:
recommendation
An MOU regarding the ongoing collaboration between the Eastrail Regional Advisory Council (RAC) and Eastrail Partners, a non-profit organization. The RAC approved the memo via consensus at the July 19, 2021 quarterly meeting and the next step would be for the Mayor to sign, pending City Council approval. This a successor to a prior MOU with Eastrail Partners from 2020 that has expired.
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? Additional Background Information/Description of Proposal Attached


REQUESTED ACTION:

? Receive Information ? Provide Direction ? Approve


REQUEST RATIONALE:

* Relevant Plans/Policies:
PARCC Plan PR 52: PR-52 Coordinate with Eastside Rail Corridor Regional Advisory Committee partners on the planning and development of the Redmond Central Connector, and connections to the Eastside Rail Corridor and East Lake Sammamish Trail, as a regional trail with opportunities for community gathering, art, culture and historic interpretation, as well as for light rail transit, options for other transportation connections and utility placement.
* Required:
N/A
* Council Request:
N/A
* Other Key Facts:
This MOU is the successor to previous MOU, which included a fee for service, that expired in 2020 and this would replace that and exist for two years. We intend to seek Council approval to authorize the Mayor to sign at the 9/21/2021 Business Meeting.



OUTCOMES:
The Eastrail RAC provides a forum to maintain a collaborative, regional planning process for the Eastrail that helps to achieve connectivity, multiple use and maximize public benefit. Eastrail Partners builds on that effort by engaging the community and local business in support of completing and acti...

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