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Citizens’ Advisory Council Executive Committee Meeting Agenda*

Location & Date

Metro Headquarters - Union Station Conference Room, One Gateway Plaza, 3rd Floor, Los Angeles
Friday, February 7, 2020 10:00 a.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



1. Call to Order: Pledge of Allegiance, Introductions

2. Approve Meeting Minutes – January 2020 (Action)

3. Select topic for February 2020 CAC General Assembly Meeting (Action)
a. Metro’s “Moving Beyond Sustainability” Plan Update
b. NextGen Bus Study
c. Other topics to be considered in future months

4. Approve/Edit Letter Requesting Minute Writer for CAC Meetings (Action)

5. Congestion Reduction /Pricing Ad-Hoc Committee (Discussion)
a. Future Meetings/Communications

6. CAC Biennial Honoree Process (Discussion/Action)
a. Create Ad-Hoc Committee for Further Revision?

7. Rename Citizens’ Advisory Council to Community Advisory Council (as proposed by Dalila Sotelo at CAC January General Assembly Meeting) (Action)

8. Administrative Items:
a. CAC Web Site/Metro Email for Members
i. Service Council/CAC Relationship (as requested by Bob Wolfe at CAC January General Assembly Meeting)
b. Tours for Metro Openings (as requested by Russ Davies at CAC January Executive Committee Meeting)
c. Other Administrative Items
i. Agencies/Organizations/Speakers for possible hosting as guest speaker
ii. Articles (if applicable)-NextGenBusPlan; NextGenWorkshops

iii. Meeting attendance (if necessary)
d. Metro BRT Vision & Principles Study Workshop- Feb. 7th 9:30 a.m.

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

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