Notice of Meeting and Meeting Agenda of Pace, the Suburban Bus Division of the RTA, Illinois Board of Directors - Open Session Wednesday, August 16, 2023 at 9:30 A.M.

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

The public is invited to watch the board meeting remotely by clicking on this link:

If you will not be attending the meeting in person, but 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: no less than 24 hours prior to the start of the meeting. Rules for public comment can be found here:

Pledge of Allegiance

            1.        Roll Call                                                                             

            2.        Approval of Minutes

                       Approval of the June 19, 2023 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. 4 to Contract No. 229444 with Crystal Maintenance Services Corp. for janitorial services at Pace Headquarters. This change order increases the contract total from $495,300.00 to $570,025.55, an increase of $74,725.55.

                        B.   Ordinance authorizing the award of contracts to Government Consulting Services of Illinois, LLC; CapitolHall Partners, LLC; GR Consulting, LLC; JAR Consulting, Inc.; Fuentes Consulting, LLC; Phelps Barry & Associates, LLC; and Maren Ronan Ltd. for legislative consulting services in an amount not to exceed $1,008,000.00.

                        C.   Ordinance authorizing the revision of Pace's Travel and Business Expenses policy (FI-01) to incorporate increases to the maximum allowable reimbursements.

            8.        Items Removed from Consent Agenda

            9.       Action Items

                        A.    Ordinance authorizing Board Member travel and business expenses for March-June 2023 pursuant to Public Act 099-0604 Local Government Travel Expense Control Act - Richard Kwasneski.

                        B.    Ordinance authorizing the implementation of the Pace Rideshare Access Program (RAP) and authorizing the Executive Director to execute and deliver multiple contracts for the reimbursement of RAP trips in an amount not to exceed $321,511,116.00.

                        C.    Ordinance authorizing the award of a contract to Jarrett Walker & Associates, LLC for consulting services for a network revitalization and systemwide restructuring initiative in an amount not to exceed $1,058,707.25.  

            10.       Issues/Discussions/Reports

                        A.     Round Lake Area On Demand Expansion Pilot Project

                        B.     Suburban Service and Regional ADA Budget Results - June 2023

                        C.     Financial Statement for the Month Ending June 2023     

            11.       Closed Session

                        A.     Closed Session Minutes (Section 2-C-21)

                        B.     Pending Litigation (Section 2-C-11)

             12.       Reconvene

                        A.     Approval of the June 21, 2023 closed session minutes.

                        B.     Approval of action on Maurice Nelson and Christi Marshall v. Pace Suburban Bus and Margaret Murry, in her Individual Capacity and in her Official Capacity of Division Manager of Pace Suburban Bus—Heritage Division, U.S. District Court, Northern District of IL, Eastern Division, Case No. 17 C 7697.

             13.       Adjournment

Source: Pace Suburban Bus Service

About Pace Suburban Bus Service

Pace is the premier suburban transit provider, quickly moving people to work and school safely and efficiently.

Pace Suburban Bus Service
550 W. Algonquin Rd.
Arlington Heights, IL


  • Maggie Daly Skogsbakken

    Chief Communications Officer l Office of the Executive Director | Pace Suburban Bus

More Press Releases