Notice of Meeting and Meeting Agenda of Pace, the Suburban Bus Division of the RTA, Illinois Board of Directors - Open Session, Wednesday, August 17, 2022, 9:30 A.M.

Pace Headquarters will be open to the public to attend this regular meeting of the Board of Directors.

All visitors will be screened for access to the board meeting. Your temperature will be taken, and you must complete a questionnaire.

The public is invited to watch the board meeting remotely by clicking on this link: www.pacebus.com/streaming.

If you wish to offer public comment on an agenda item, please submit your name, the agenda item(s) on which you wish to offer public comment, and your comment(s) to: publiccomment@pacebus.com no less than 24 hours prior to the start of the meeting. Rules for public comment can be found here: www.pacebus.com/rules-public-comment-virtual-meetings.

Pledge of Allegiance

            1.         Roll Call

            2.         Approval of Minutes
                        Approval of the July 20, 2022, open session minutes. 

            3.         Public Comment

            4.         Chairman's Report
                        Chairman Kwasneski's report on Pace-related activities during the past month.

            5.         Directors' Reports
                        The Directors' reports on Pace-related activities during the past month.

            6.         Executive Director's Report
                        The Executive Director's report on Pace-related activities during the past month.

            7.         Approval of Consent Agenda
                       *A.   Ordinance authorizing Change Order No. 3 to Contract No. 226131  with Benefit Express Services, LLC   for  third party administration of health benefit plans. This change order increases the contract total from $839,340.50 to $920,381.50, an increase of $81,041.00

                        *B.   Ordinance authorizing Change Order No. 5 to Contract No. 222166 with Austin Electric, Inc. for  electrical maintenance, services, and repairs for Pace facilities. This change order extends the contract for six months and increases the contract total from $274,480.00 to $294,930.00, an increase of $20,450.00.

*Denotes Consent Agenda Items.

            8.         Items Removed from Consent Agenda

            9.         Action Items

                        A. Ordinance authorizing Change Order No. 3 to Contract No. 226535 with Mansfield Power and Gas LLC for broker management services for the purchase of compressed natural gas (CNG) for CNG powered fixed-route vehicles and pipeline quality natural gas for all Pace facilities. This change order increases the contract total from $4,095,508.10 to $5,547,838.69, an increase of $1,452,330.59.

                        B. Ordinance authorizing the award of a sole source contract to Gillig LLC for one 40-foot battery electric bus and one portable electric charger in an amount not to exceed $895,715.88.

                        C. Ordinance authorizing Pace's Executive Director to implement the Pulse Dempster Line and the Route 250, Dempster Street, service changes on or after December 4, 2022.

                        D. Ordinance authorizing Change Order No. 2 to Contract No. 224297 with SCR Medical   Transportation, Inc. for regional mobility management call center services. This change order increases the contract total from $41,983,853.00 to $94,638,512.00, an increase of $52,654,659.00.

                        E. Ordinance authorizing the award of a contract to UZURV Holdings, Inc. for Transportation Network Company (TNC)/rideshare services for Pace ADA paratransit services in an amount not to exceed $55,363,808.37.

                        F. Ordinance authorizing approval of Title VI Policy and Program Update, 2022-2025 which is in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act 1964 and Federal Transit Administration Circular 4702.1(b). Pace, an FTA recipient must: a. Ensure that the level and quality of public transportation service is provided in a nondiscriminatory manner; b. Promote full and fair participation in public transportation decision-making without regard to race, color, or national origin; c. Ensure meaningful access to transit-related programs and activities by persons with limited English proficiency (FTA Circular 4702.1B, Chapter II, Section 1).

          10.       Issues/Discussions/Reports

                       A.     Suburban Service and Regional ADA Budget Results - June 2022
                       B.     Financial Statement for the Month Ending June 2022

          11.       Closed Session

                       A.     Closed Session Minutes (Section 2-C-21)
                       B.     Pending Litigation (Section 2-C-11)

          12.       Reconvene

                       A.     Approval of June 15, 2022 closed session minutes.

          13.       Adjournment

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