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San Fernando Valley Service Council Meeting Agenda*

Location & Date

Marvin Braude Constituent Center, 6262 Van Nuys Blvd, Van Nuys
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 6:30 p.m.


Call to Order

Council Members:

Yvette Lopez-Ledesma, Chair
David Perry, Vice Chair
Carla Canales Cortez
Jenny Daniels Freese
Robert Gonzales
Rosalba González
David Perry
Jess Talamantes
Dennis Washburn
Donald Weissman


Dolores Ramos, Chief Administrative Analyst
Karen Swift, Community Relations Manager
Israel Marin, Principal Transportation Planner
Lourdes Álvarez, Transportation Associate


Please turn off cell phones or place them on silent. 

1. PLEDGE of Allegiance

2. APPROVE October 2, 2019 Minutes, Councilmembers

3. RECEIVE Service Council NextGen Activities Update, Dolores Ramos, Chief Administrative Analyst

4. RECEIVE Regional Bus and Rail Overview, Lourdes Álvarez, Transportation Associate

5. RECEIVE Line Ride Report, Councilmember Jenny Daniels Freese

6. CONSIDER Going Dark for January 2020 Meeting, Councilmembers

7. RECEIVE Regional Service Performance Report, Israel Marin, Principal Transportation Planner, Karen Swift, Community RelationsManager [HANDOUT]

8. PUBLIC Comment for items not on the agenda

9. 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.


Pending Council Items with tentative schedule dates, subject to change. Verify by consulting official posted agendas.

  • Metro Transit to Parks Plan –  pending confirmation
  • DASH Service Updates – January 2020
  • Metrolink SCORE Program to be scheduled as agenda permits
  • Bus & Rail Car Inspection Program – to be scheduled as agenda permits

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