Local Service Councils
Metro’s Service Councils advise on Metro services in five geographic regions:
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Gateway Cities (Southeast LA County): Usually meets on second Thursday of each month at 2 pm at Salt Lake Park Community Center in Huntington Park, 3401 E Florence Av
San Fernando Valley: Usually meets on first Wednesday of each month at 6:30 pm at Marvin Braude Constituent Center in Van Nuys, 6262 Van Nuys Bl
San Gabriel Valley: Usually meets on second Monday of each month at 5 pm at Metro Division 9 building (adjacent to the El Monte Station) in El Monte, 3449 Santa Anita Ave, 3rd Floor Service Council room
South Bay: Usually meets on second Friday of each month at 9:30 am at Inglewood City Hall, One Manchester Bl
Westside/Central: Usually meets on second Wednesday of each month at 5 pm at Metro Gateway Headquarters, adjacent to Union Station.
These community-based councils offer:
Greater Community Involvement
Regionalized outreach gives residents more opportunities for direct input into service issues in their communities.
Local service evaluation to better understand riders' needs and to recommend appropriate response. Public participation and input is invited and encouraged at each of the council’s monthly meetings.
Councils advise on planning and implementation of service within their area; call and conduct public hearings; evaluate Metro bus programs related to their service area; review proposed service changes; make policy recommendations to the Metro Board; participate in quarterly meetings with the Metro Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Deputy CEO and management staff.
The Service Council Bylaws were approved by the Metro Board in 2011 and contain information about the Councils' organizational structure, authority, responsibilities, and how Council Members are selected. The full Service Council Bylaws and the Metro Code of Conduct, which Council Members must also adhere to along with other relevant State and Federal laws, are available at the links on the right side of this page.
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