Chicago Transit Board receives update on full funding grant for the Red and Purple line modernization project
Chicago Transit Board met Monday, Jan. 11.
Here are the minutes as provided by Chicago:
January 11th, 2017 Chicago Transit Board Regular Meeting Minutes.
Noticed for 10:00 AM; Commenced at 10:10 AM.
AGENDA: The posted agenda for the meeting is available at www.transitchicago.com, “About CTA”, “Reports and Notices”, “Meeting Notices, Agendas”, “1/11/2017”,”Regular Board Meeting Agenda”.
ROLL CALL: Directors Terry Peterson (Chairman), Kevin Irvine, Arabel Alva Rosales, Andre Youngblood, Alejandro Silva, and Johnny Miller.
PUBLIC COMMENT: None
MINUTES: Chairman Peterson asked for a motion to recommend approval of the Board Minutes of December 14, 2016. Mr. Miller moved for approval and the motion was seconded by Ms. Alva Rosales. The motion passed with five yes votes and one abstention (Miller).
EXECUTIVE SESSION: None
BOARD MATTERS: None
COMMITTEE ON FINANCE, AUDIT, AND BUDGET: Chairman Silva presented the report. The committee reviewed the monthly report on Finance, and approved the December 14th, 2016 committee meeting minutes. Mr. Silva also stated that all Committee agenda items, listed on the Board agenda, were presented, reviewed, discussed, placed on the omnibus, and recommended for Board approval. Mr. Silva concluded his report.
Chairman Peterson asked for a motion to approve the omnibus as stated by Director Silva. Mr. Silva moved for approval and the motion was seconded by Mr. Youngblood. The motion was approved with
six yes votes.
All approved January 2017 Board ordinances are available on-line, at www.transitchicago.com, “About CTA”, “Transit Board Meetings”, “Ordinances”, “Ordinance Numbers 017-1 through 017-7.
CONSTRUCTION REPORT: Chief Infrastructure Officer Chris Bushell presented the Construction Report. The report is available on-line at www.transitchicago.com , “About CTA”, “Board Presentations”, January 11th, 2017 Board Presentations”, “Construction Report”.
NEW BUSINESS: President Carter updated the Board on the recent signing of the Full Funding Grant Agreement, between the CTA and the FTA, regarding the Red and Purple Line (Phase One) Modernization Project.
MOTION TO ADJOURN: Chairman Peterson asked for a motion to adjourn the January 11th, 2017 Chicago Transit Board meeting. The motion was moved by Mr. Irvine and approved by unanimous voice vote.
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