Public Notice of Meeting and Meeting Agenda of Pace, the Suburban Bus Division of the RTA, Illinois Board of Directors - Open Session Wednesday, September 15, 2021

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.

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Pledge of Allegiance

            1.         Roll Call

            2.         Approval of Minutes

                        Approval of the August 18, 2021 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 a change order to contract no. 227854 with OptumRx, Inc. for Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) employer group pharmacy benefits.

                        *B.      Ordinance authorizing the award of a contract to Central States Bus Sales, Inc. for ten (10) high-roof, lift-equipped supervisor vans in an amount not to exceed $544,990.00.

*Denotes Consent Agenda Items.

            8.         Items Removed from Consent Agenda

            9.         Action Items

                        A.       Ordinance adopting Driving Innovation as Pace's current strategic vision plan, which will serve as the agency's primary guiding document that establishes major planning and policy initiatives and priorities for the coming years.

            10.         Issues/Discussions/Reports

                        A.        2022 Budget Presentation and Discussion

                        B.        2022 Budget Public Hearing Schedule

                        C.        Suburban Service and Regional ADA Budget Results - July 2021

                        D.        Financial Statement for the Month Ending July 2021

            11.         Closed Session

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

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

                        C.        Property Sale (Section 2-C-6)

            12.         Reconvene

                        A.        Approval of August 18, 2021, Closed Session minutes.

                        B.        Approval of action in Olivia Delgado, a minor, by and through her mother, Elisette Delgado v. Sharon M. Brown and Pace Suburban Bus; Cook County case number 2019 L 001921.

            13.        Adjournment

Source: Pace Suburban Bus Service