Notice: Pace Meeting of the Board of Directors - Notice of Meeting of Open Session on July 15, 2020

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                                                            N O T I C E

                                                           of Meeting
                                                and Meeting Agenda
                           of ​Pace, The Suburban Bus Division of the RTA
                      550 West Algonquin Road, Arlington Heights, Illinois
                                    Board of Directors – Open Session
                                             Wednesday, July 15, 2020

                                                            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, you must complete a questionnaire, and you must wear a mask at all times while you are in the building. 

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

Pledge of Allegiance

1. Roll Call

2. Approval of Minutes
Approval of the June 17, 2020, Open Session minutes.

3. Public Comment - Please submit your comments for this virtual meeting to no less than 24 hours prior to the start of the meeting.

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. Consent Agenda
     *A. Ordinance authorizing the award of a contract for the purchase, removal,
     and installation of new engines and transmissions for Pace Eldorado transit

     *B. Ordinance authorizing the award of a contract for architectural and
     engineering services for River Division bus garage expansion and

     *C. Ordinance authorizing a change order to Contract No. 221138 for on-site
     health screenings and flu shots.

*Denotes Consent Agenda.

8. Items Removed from Consent Agenda

9. Action Items
     A. Resolution honoring Laurie Dittman.

     B. Ordinance authorizing the award of a contract for the purchase of forty-foot
     (40’) Over the Road (OTR) buses.

     C. Ordinance amending the 2020 Operating Budget (Amendment #1).  This
     amendment to the 2020 Operating Budget reduces Suburban Service sales tax
     funding by $53,432,000.00 and Suburban Service farebox receipts and other
     system-generated income by $29,674,0000.00.  The decreases are offset by the
     addition of Federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act
     funding totaling $83,106,000.00. 

     The amendment also reduces funding for ADA Paratransit by $51,859,000.00. A
     revised estimate reduces the funding requirement by $33,487,000.00. A
     reduction in purchased transportation expense due to lower ridership and
     administrative savings account for the savings. There is a projected shortfall of
     $18,372,000.00 that will be funded by RTA using the ADA Paratransit fund.

10. Issues/Discussions/Reports
      A. Suburban Service and Regional ADA Budget Results - May 2020

     B. Financial Statement for the Month Ending May 2020

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

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

10. Reconvene
     A.  Approval of June 17, 2020, Closed Session Minutes.

     B. Approval of action in Regional Transportation Authority v. Dean Johnson, et
     al. 2019- ED-000004.

11. Adjournment

Source: Pace Suburban Bus Service