City of Somerville
Massachusetts

Agenda Item
190546
Placed on File
Feb 23, 2012 7:00 PM

65 Requesting approval to enter into a lease agreement with Zipcar Inc. for 14 City parking spaces for a term of 3 years with two one-year options to renew.

Information

Department:Strategic Planning & Community DevelopmentSponsors:
Category:Mayor's RequestFunctions:Property/Land Transaction

Body

To the Honorable Board:

 

I respectfully request that the Board of Aldermen authorize a lease agreement with Zipcar, Inc. for fourteen (14) municipal parking spaces for a lease term of three years with two one-year options to renew for a maximum term of five (5) years. On November 12, 2009, the Board of Aldermen approved a request to declare fourteen (14) city-owned parking spaces available for disposition by lease and authorized the Administration to solicit proposals for a car-sharing program. A publicly advertised request for lease proposals was issued in conformance with the provisions of Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 30B, s 16, governing real property acquisitions and dispositions.

 

It is recommended that the Board of Aldermen authorize a lease agreement with Zipcar, Inc. for fourteen (14) municipal parking spaces as identified below:

 

§              Two parking spaces at the Buena Vista lot on Holland Street;

§              Two parking spaces at the intersection of Highland Avenue and Grove Street;

§              Two parking spaces at the CVS lot in Magoun Square on Broadway at Medford Street;

§              Two parking spaces in the Mount Vernon lot on Broadway at Mount Vernon Street;

§              Two parking spaces in the Conway Park lot on Somerville Avenue;

§              Two parking spaces at the Prospect Street lot; and,

§              Two parking spaces on Broadway between Fellsway West and Grant Street.

 

OSPCD staff will be available to respond to any questions you may have. 

 

Sincerely,

 

 

Joseph A. Curtatone

Mayor

 

Meeting History

Dec 9, 2010 7:00 PM Video Board of Aldermen Regular Meeting
RESULT:REFERRED FOR RECOMMENDATION
Jan 11, 2011 6:00 PM  Finance Committee Committee Meeting

Mr. Craig spoke about the lease for Zipcar parking spaces and stated that it includes an additional six spaces, bringing the total to fourteen. The committee questioned what safeguards were in place to protect the city in the event that one or more of the spaces was on property that was going to be developed or that had a change in its use. Mr. Craig will check with OSPCD's legal counsel and report back to the committee.

RESULT:KEPT IN COMMITTEE
Jan 13, 2011 7:00 PM Video Board of Aldermen Regular Meeting

Discharged from the Finance Committee, discussed, then referred back to the Finance Committee.

RESULT:REFERRED FOR RECOMMENDATION
Feb 22, 2012 6:00 PM  Finance Committee Committee Meeting
RESULT:WORK COMPLETED
Feb 23, 2012 7:00 PM Video Board of Aldermen Regular Meeting
RESULT:PLACED ON FILE