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Westside/Central Service Council Meeting Agenda*

Location & Date

Virtual Meeting, , Los Angeles
Wednesday, June 10, 2020 6:00 p.m.


Watch Online: Westside Central Service Council Stream
Listen By Phone: Dial 877.422.8614, enter Meeting Extension 3462155#

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Before the meeting:

  • Via email or by postal mail: Regional Service Councils, One Gateway Plaza, MS: 99-7-1, Los Angeles, CA 90012
  • Indicate the meeting name, date, and agenda number or item along with comments submitted by email or postal mail.
  • Before and during the meetingComment via the links provided in the following agenda or here.
  • During the meeting: Call877.422.8614 and enter Meeting Extension 3756379# during the presentation of the item you wish to comment on. Callers will be announced by the last four numbers of their phone number, then be unmuted and given two minutes to make their comments.

Call to Order

Council Representatives:

Martha Eros, Chair
Madeline Brozen, Vice Chair
Alfonso Directo Jr.
David Feinberg
Francisco Gomez
Ernesto Hidalgo
Elliott Petty
Desa Philadelphia
George Taulé

1. ROLL Call

2. APPROVE Minutes from May 13, 2020 Meeting, Councilmembers Comment

3. RECOGNIZE Councilmember Madeline Brozen for her service as a Westside Central Service Council Member Comment

4. DISCUSS Events of Saturday May 30, Staff and Councilmembers Comment

5. RECEIVE Metro COVID-19 Response Update , Joe Forgiarini, Senior Manager, Service Planning & Development, Patrick Chandler, Community Relations Manager, Joyce Burrell Garcia, System Safety & Security, Mark Vallianatos, Executive Officer, Office of Extraordinary Innovation Comment

6. RECEIVE NextGen Bus Speed Engineering Update and the 5th Street/6th Street Improvement Project , Julia Brown, Community Relations Manager Comment

7. APPROVE FY21 Work Plan , Councilmembers Comment

8. APPROVE Public Hearing Time and Date, Councilmembers Comment

9. ELECT Chair and Vice Chair for FY21, Councilmembers Comment

10. RECEIVE Regional Updates, Carl Torres, Transportation Planning Manager, Patrick Chandler, Community Relations Manager Handout Comment

11. PUBLIC Comment for items not on the agenda Comment

12. 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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