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Gateway Cities Service Council Meeting Agenda*

Location & Date

Salt Lake Park Community Center Lounge, 3401 E. Florence Ave, Huntington Park
Thursday, September 12, 2019 2:00 p.m.


Council Members:

Karina Macias, Chair
Al Rios, Vice Chair
Maria Davila
JoAnn Eros-Delgado
Danny Hom
Samuel Peña
Wally Shidler
Joe Strapac
Lori Y. Woods


Julia Brown, Community Relations Manager
Dolores Ramos, Chief Administrative Analyst
Chad Kim, Sr. Transportation Planner
Carlos Rico, Interim Transportation Planner
Lourdes Álvarez, Transportation Associate


Please turn off cell phones or place them on silent.

Requests to Address the Service Council on Agenda Items

All requests from members of the public to address the Council on agenda or non-agenda items shall be submitted to the Service Council staff in writing. Requests to speak shall be taken in the order received. The Service Council reserves the right to limit redundant or repetitive public comment.

At the conclusion of each item’s presentation, the Chair will call on public speakers who have submitted public comment cards for the item. Each speaker will have two minutes to comment on each item; at the Chair’s discretion, a speaker may be allowed more time. 

1. PLEDGE of Allegiance

 2. ROLL Call

 3. APPROVE Minutes from July 10, 2019 Regular Meeting, Councilmembers

 4. RECEIVE Transportation School Overview, Pamela Christian, Director, E3 Youth Initiative (Expose, Educate, and Employ), Metro Transportation School

 5. RECEIVE Title VI Update, Aida Berry, Senior Manager, Office of Civil Rights

 6RECEIVE Line Ride Report, Councilmember Joe Strapac

 7. DISCUSS FY20 Line Ride Calendar, Councilmembers

 8. RECEIVE Regional Service Performance Report, Chad Kim, Sr. Transportation Planner

 9. PUBLIC Comment for items not on the Agenda

 10. CHAIR and Council Member Comments

Consideration of items not on the posted agenda, including: items to be presented and (if requested) referred to staff; items to be placed on the agenda for action at a future meeting of the Council; and/or items requiring immediate action because of an emergency situation or where the need to take immediate action came to the attention of the Council subsequent to the posting of the agenda. 


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