The Imperial Valley Association of Governments regional council voted Wednesday to approve the 2001-02 transit financing plan and related allocation of funds.
A total of $4 million is available for local transportation. The breakdown is: Brawley, $651,911; Calexico, $810,233; Calipatria, $102,268; El Centro, $1.14 million; Holtville, $165,212; Imperial, $242,417; Westmorland, $53,195; and the county $873,929.
Other expenditures include $119,327 for Brawley Dial-A-Ride, $181,361 for Calexico Dial-A-Ride, $116,000 for El Centro Dial-A-Ride, $67,720 for Imperial Dial-A-Ride, $90,500 for West Shores Dial-A-Ride, $1.13 million for the Imperial Valley transit system, $94,000 for Medexpress, $438,549 for American With Disabilities paratransit and $25,000 for shelters and benches.
In other business, the council was again presented with a proposal to build a maintenance facility for compressed natural gas vehicles adjacent to the county's CNG refueling station on Commercial Avenue at Fairfield Drive in El Centro.