Chicago Transit Authority Board met April 18.
Chicago Transit Authority Board met May 18.
Here is the minutes provided by the Board:
Agenda: The posted agenda for the meeting is available at www.transitchicago.com, “About CTA”, “Reports and Notices”, “Meeting Notices, Agendas”, “4/18/2018”,”Regular Board Meeting Agenda”.
Roll Call: Directors Terry Peterson (Chairman), Arabel Alva Rosales (Vice-Chairman), Kevin Irvine, Alejandro Silva, Johnny Miller. (Andre Youngblood, absent).
Commendations: President Carter presented commendations to deserving CTA employees.
Public Comment: None
Minutes: Chairman Peterson asked for a motion to recommend approval of the Board Minutes of March 14th, 2018. After being moved for approval and seconded, the motion passed with four yes votes and one (Miller) abstention.
Executive Session: The Board recessed into Executive Session, pursuant to Sections 2C 8 and 11 of the Illinois Open Meetings Act. Upon return to Open Session, the Board moved, seconded, and approved by unanimous votes, both Board Agenda Items 5-A and 5-B: (5-A) a settlement offer of $1,500,000.00 for Court Case No. 2014 L 5985, La’Tasha Upshaw, as independent administrator of the Estate of Cherish Myers, deceased v. Chicago Transit Authority and Ladonna Logwood; CTA and Logwood v. Yolanda Upshaw and Samantha Nelson; (5-B) an ordinance authorizing an intergovernmental agreement with the City of Chicago through its Department of Police for Federal FY 2017 Transit Security Grant funds.
Committee On Finance, Audit, And Budget: Committee Chairman Alejandro Silva presented the report. The committee reviewed the monthly (April) report on Finance and approved the March 14th, 2018 committee meeting minutes. Mr. Silva also stated that all other Committee agenda items, listed on the Committee Agenda, except Contract number G-1 (the Adobe change order), were presented, reviewed, discussed, placed on the omnibus, and recommended for Board approval. Contact number G- 1 was removed from the omnibus and requires a separate Board vote. Mr. Silva concluded his report.
Chairman Peterson asked for a motion to approve the omnibus as stated by Director Silva. After being moved and seconded, the motion was approved with five yes votes.
Chairman Peterson then asked for a motion to approve Contract number G-1. After being moved and seconded, the motion was approved with four yes votes and one (Alva Rosales) abstention.
All approved April 2018 Board ordinances are available on-line, at www.transitchicago.com, “About CTA”, “Transit Board Meetings”, “Ordinances”, “Ordinance Numbers 018-26 through 018-33.
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”, April 18th, 2018 Board Presentations”, “Construction Report”.
NEW BUSINESS: None
Motion To Adjourn: Chairman Peterson asked for a motion to adjourn the April 18th, 2018 Chicago Transit Board meeting. That motion was moved and approved by unanimous voice vote.