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Posted: October 27, 2017
Rapid City
Agenda Item Summary

Agenda Item Ref. #: LF110117-15

Agenda Item Title:

Second Reading and Recommendation of Ordinance No. 6210 An Ordinance to Amend Chapter 5.60 of the Rapid City Municipal Code to Adopt Provisions Governing Transportation Network Companies and to Amend Taxicab Ordinances

Origination Group:
Legal & Finance Committee
Origination Meeting Date:
Stage 2 Group Name:
Legal & Finance Committee
Stage 2 Meeting Date:
City Council Hearing Date:
City Council First Reading Date:
City Council Second Reading Date:
Staff Contact:
Carla Cushman, Assistant City Attorney
Agenda Item Summary:
To address the emerging business of transportation network companies like Lyft and Uber, the state legislature in 2016 adopted statutes that require certain insurance limits for these businesses and background screening for all TNC drivers. Ordinance No. 6210 would similarly update the City’s ordinances in Chapter 5.60, providing for licensure of TNCs which meet the state regulations and clarifying the regulatory distinction between taxicabs and TNCs and their drivers.

Funding Source & Fiscal Impact (if applicable):

Funding Cost Center


Origination Recommendation Action:

Attachments & Links to Download:

pdf LF110117-15 Ordinance No. 6210 (48 KB)