City of Chicago Transit Board met August 14.
Here is the minutes as provided by the board:
AGENDA: The posted agenda for the meeting is available at www.transitchicago.com, “Chicago Transit Board”, “Meeting Notices, Agendas, and Minutes”, (8/14/2019)(Regular Board Meeting),”Agenda”.
ROLL CALL: Directors Terry Peterson (Chairman), Arabel Alva Rosales (Vice-Chairman), Kevin Irvine, Johnny Miller, Alejandro Silva.
PUBLIC COMMENT: Jennifer Smith, Cynthia Allen, Dan Giloth, Jacky Grimshaw, Susan Hurley, Cassie Beyer, David Israel.
COMMENDATIONS: President Carter and the Board congratulated the national winners of the National Rail Rodeo competition.
MINUTES: Chairman Peterson next asked for a motion to approve the regular board meeting minutes of July17th, 2019. The motion was moved, seconded, and approved with five yes votes.
BOARD MATTERS. Vice-Chairman Alva Rosales asked for a motion to approve an ordinance re-electing Terry Peterson Chairman of the CTA Board. After the motion was moved and seconded, the ordinance was adopted with five yes votes.
COMMITTEE ON FINANCE, AUDIT, AND BUDGET: Chairman Silva presented the report. The committee reviewed the monthly (August) report on Finance and approved the July 17th, 2019 committee meeting minutes. Mr. Silva also stated that all other Committee agenda items, listed on the Committee 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. After being moved and seconded, the motion was approved with five yes votes.
All approved August 2019 Board ordinances are available on-line, www.transitchicago.com. “Chicago Transit Board”, “Board Ordinances”, Ordinance Numbers 019-63 through 019-73.
CONSTRUCTION REPORT: Chief Infrastructure Officer Bill Mooney presented the Construction Report. The report is available on-line at www.transitchicago.com , “Chicago Transit Board”, “Presentations made to the Chicago Transit Board”, (August 2019), “Construction Report”.
MOTION TO ADJOURN: Chairman Peterson asked for a motion to adjourn the August 14th, 2019 Chicago Transit Board meeting. That motion was moved and approved by unanimous voice vote.