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Citizens’ Advisory Council General Assembly Meeting Agenda*

Location & Date

Metro Headquarters - Union Station Conference Room, One Gateway Plaza, 3rd Floor, Los Angeles
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 6:00 p.m.



Brian Bowens, Chair
Tammy Ashton, Vice Chair
Hank Fung, Secretary
Tony Banash, Chair Emeritus
Daniella Alcedo
Greg Anderson
James Askew
Darrell Clarke
Michael Conrad
Russ Davies
Malcolm Harris
Danielle Lafayette
David Lara
Anna Martin
Keith Martin
Penelope Meyer
Jazmin Ortega
Anne Reid
Wally Shidler
Dalila Sotelo
Bob Wolfe


PM 6:00    

1.  Call to Order: Pledge of Allegiance, Welcome and Introductions  

2.  Approve October 2019 General Assembly Meeting Minutes – (Action)

3.  SCAG Regional Planning Perspectives re: Congestion Reduction/Pricing (20 min. presentation/ 20 min. for Q&A) 

4. Metro OEI’s Latest Updates on Metro’s Congestion Reduction/Pricing Study (10 min. status updates/ 10 min. for Q&A).    

5. Congestion Reduction Report Formation (20 min.)

6. Introduction of Potential CAC Honoree Ideas for Spring 2020 (10 min.)

7. Discuss Dec. CAC Holiday Meeting (15 min.)

  • a. Certificate of Appreciation & Thank You Card for CAC’s requested UCLA Luskin Speaker, Prof. Manville
  • b. CAC Member’s suggestion to CAC Members to consider personally inviting their Metro Board Director’s transportation staff to attend CAC Dec. 6th holiday mtg.
  • c. Meeting Rules 

9. Public Comment, Non-Agenda Items (2 minutes per speaker)

10. Consider items not on the posted agenda, including items to be presented and referred to committee members and/or staff; items to be placed on agenda for action at a future CAC meeting; and items requiring immediate action due to an emergency situation or where the need to take action came to the attention of the CAC subsequent to posting of the agenda. 

11. Adjournment 

Please Note:  Times, as indicated above, are approximate.  This CAC meeting is scheduled from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.   Therefore, meetings are subject to an 8:00 PM adjournment time as the subject of discussion and questions posed by the Council dictate. PUBLIC COMMENT WILL BE TAKEN AFTER EACH AGENDA ITEM FOR A MAXIMUM OF TWO-MINUTES PER SPEAKER.  COMMENTS ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS BUT WITHIN THE SUBJECT MATTER JURISDICTION OF THE CAC WILL BE HEARD AT THE END OF AGENDA FOR A MAXIMUM OF TWO-MINUTES PER SPEAKER

CAC MEMBERS PLEASE R.S.V.P   TO (213) 922-1249.

Citizens’ Advisory Council 

Code of Conduct 

Adopted on July 23, 2003 

  • Respect all Citizens’ Advisory Council (CAC) member opinions by not interrupting them to disparage them as to content of opinion or intent of individual member.
  • When called on during CAC meetings keep within a reasonable timeframe all comments and questions to prevent anyone from dominating the proceedings or in any way preventing the flow of varying opinions.
  • Strive to conduct meetings in an orderly fashion by staying within agreed to time frames and allowing each member a fair amount of time to speak and ask questions.
  • Do not in any way disrespect or call into question the credibility of any MTA employee.
  • Do not make statements attributed to unnamed sources unless the source is identified.