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San Fernando Valley Service Council Meeting Agenda*

Location & Date

Virtual Meeting, , Los Angeles
Wednesday, July 7, 2021 6:30 p.m.


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Submit comments 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 item number when submitting. Email and postal mail comments must be received by 5 pm the day prior to the meeting to ensure they will be read into the public record during the meeting. Comments received via mail or email will be read for up to two minutes per person, per item.

Submit comments before and during the meeting via the meeting link here or in the following agenda.

Call to Order

Council Members:

David Perry, Chair
Carla Canales Cortez, Vice Chair
Robert Gonzales
Erin N. Nash
Perri Sloane Goodman
Jess Talamantes
Dennis Washburn
Donald Weissman


Dolores Ramos, Manager
Joe Forgiarini, Senior Director, Service Performance & Analysis
Israel Marin, Principal Transportation Planner
Tito Corona, Community Relations Manager

1. ROLL Call

2. ELECT Chair and Vice Chair for FY22, Councilmembers Comment

3. APPROVE Minutes of June 2, 2021 Meeting, Councilmembers Comment

4. RECEIVE Metro Street Safety Policy, Jacob Lieb, Senior Director, Mark Vallianatos, Executive Officer, Carolyn Vera, Principal Transportation Planner Comment

5. RECEIVE Station Evaluation Program Q4 Update, Jorge Martinez, Transportation Planner Comment

6. APPROVE Annual Work Plan for FY22, Councilmembers Comment

7. CONSIDER Going dark for August Service Council Meeting, Councilmembers Comment

8. RECEIVE Regional Updates, Joe Forgiarini, Senior Director, Israel Marin, Principal Transportation Planner, Tito Corona, Community Relations Manager Handout Comment

9. RECEIVE Public comment for items not on the agenda Comment

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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Upcoming Service Council Presentations (Items subject to change):

Council dark, subject to approval

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