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File #: 23-0299    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Policy Status: Passed
File created: 1/3/2023 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 1/10/2023 Final action: 1/10/2023
Title: Request for approval to transfer responsibility for managing county parking facilities and the balance and control of Fund 5201 Parking Enterprise fund from Universal Services to the Harris County Engineering Department and to delete the related PCN in Department 293, effective February 11, 2023.
Attachments: 1. 23-0299 AddBackup.pdf
Department: County Administration
Department Head/Elected Official: David Berry, County Administrator

Regular or Supplemental RCA: Regular RCA

Type of Request: Policy

Project ID (if applicable): N/A
Vendor/Entity Legal Name (if applicable): N/A

MWDBE Contracted Goal (if applicable): N/A
MWDBE Current Participation (if applicable): N/A
Justification for 0% MWDBE Participation Goal: N/A - Goal not applicable to request

Request Summary (Agenda Caption):
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Request for approval to transfer responsibility for managing county parking facilities and the balance and control of Fund 5201 Parking Enterprise fund from Universal Services to the Harris County Engineering Department and to delete the related PCN in Department 293, effective February 11, 2023.
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Background and Discussion:

The Office of County Administration (OCA) is requesting that responsibility for managing County parking facilities be transferred from Universal Services (US) to the Harris County Engineering Department (HCED). This transfer would include all current duties, obligations, and resources associated with parking, including the current balance and control of Fund 5201 Parking Enterprise Fund.

The transfer of funds is planned to take place in two stages: (1) unencumbered labor funds and all non-labor funds to allow Engineering to begin operations, and (2) all remaining funds once Universal Services has wrapped up parking operations and expects no further parking-related expenditures. Some minor adjustments to this plan may need to be made to ensure smooth operations during the transition.

With the responsibility being moved out of Universal Services, OCA is also requesting that the parking coordinator PCN in Universal Services (Department 293) be deleted, effective February 11, 2023. The relevant 3441 form from US requesting this change is attached. HCED may submit a 3441 form with a request to reclass an existing open Engineering PCN to Fund 5201 Parking Enterprise Fund through th...

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