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File #: 19-0301    Version: 1
Type: New Business Status: Passed
File created: 7/11/2019 In control: Ports and Harbor Commission
On agenda: 7/15/2019 Final action: 7/15/2019
Title: Approval of Recommendation to City Council for the 2019-2020 Renewal of the Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity for Valdez Yellow Cab
Attachments: 1. Excerpt from Valdez Municipal Code - Chapter 5.16 "For Hire Vehicles", 2. Yellow Cab - 2019 Application for Public Conveyance Certificate (Taxi License), 3. 2018-2019 Yellow Cab Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity
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Approval of Recommendation to City Council for the 2019-2020 Renewal of the Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity for Valdez Yellow Cab

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SUBMITTED BY: Allie Ferko, CMC, Deputy City Clerk

FISCAL NOTES:
Expenditure Required: N/A
Unencumbered Balance: N/A
Funding Source: N/A

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Approve recommendation to City Council for the 2019-2020 renewal of the Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity for Valdez Yellow Cab

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SUMMARY STATEMENT:
In accordance with Chapter 5.16 of the Valdez Municipal Code, Valdez Yellow Cab has submitted an application for the annual renewal of their Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (taxi cab license) to the City Clerk's Office. Their current Certificate expires
August 22, 2019.
Section 5.16.050 of the Code requires a renewal recommendation from the Ports & Harbors Commission (formerly the Transportation Commission) to be forwarded to the City Council.
Valdez Yellow Cab's 2019-2020 renewal application (attached) includes three vehicles and five drivers which will be authorized under their new Certificate, once approved.
The company may add or remove vehicles and drivers to their Certificate throughout the year by providing proper required documentation to the City Clerk's office, to include vehicle permits/inspections/insurance and copies of chauffeur's licenses. There is no cost to add vehicles or drivers and a new paper certificate is issued each time a change is made. Additions do not change the expiration date of the Certificate.
NOTE: The Valdez Police Department has been unable to print chauffeur's license cards since the 2018 cyber incident due to an ongoing software issue. Thus, Yellow Cab is unable to provide copies of their drivers' chauffeur's license cards with their application. However, Clerks Office staff verified with VPD the following five drivers hold current/valid licenses: Gail Johnson, Beryl Smith, Wesley McAtee, Carol White, and Mario Mo...

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