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Board of Directors Meeting
Date : Jun-26-2017

Time : 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Category : Meeting

A G E N D A
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
MONDAY, JUNE 26, 2017
Closed Session: 10:00 a.m.
General Session: Immediately Following
The meeting is expected to end by or
Before 3:00 p.m.

ACCESS SERVICES HEADQUARTERS
Council Conference Room, 3rd Floor
3449 Santa Anita Avenue
El Monte CA 91731

MISSION STATEMENT
Access Services promotes access to all modes of
Transportation and provides quality and safe ADA paratransit
Service on behalf of public transit agencies in Los Angeles
County.

  1. CALL TO ORDER
  2. PUBLIC COMMENT WITH RESPECT TO CLOSED SESSION ITEMS
  3. CLOSED SESSION
    • A) CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL: CAL. GOV. CODE §54956.9

      • 1. Anticipated Litigation: Gov. Code §54956.9 (b)

        • (i) Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to subdivision (b) of Gov. Code §54956.9
          • (b) a situation where, based on the advice of counsel taking into account “existing facts and circumstances” there exists a “significant exposure to litigation”

            • 2. Pending Litigation:
              • 1. Washington v. Access Services LASC# BC645044
                • 2. Reynaga v. LACMTA, Access et al. BC673040

              B) CALIFORNIA GOV. CODE §54957(b) – PERSONNEL MATTERS:

              4. REVIEW & APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM THE BOARD MEETING ON MAY 22, 2017
              5. REPORT FROM EX-OFFICIO BOARD MEMBERS
              6. GENERAL PUBLIC COMMENT
              7. SUPERIOR SERVICE AWARD
              8. CONSENT CALENDAR

              • a) Consideration to Approve Extension of Term and Increase Funds for Website Services (AS-3221)
              • b) Consideration to Approve Purchase of Replacement Paratransit Vehicle

                9. CONSIDERATION TO APPROVE PROPOSED BUDGET POLICIES
                10. CONSIDERATION TO APPROVE PROPOSED BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2017/2018
                11. PARENTS WITH DISABILITIES PILOT PROGRAM UPDATE, SERVICE MODIFICATION, AND ANTICIPATED SERVICE END
                12. CONSIDERATION TO INCREASE FUNDS FOR TENANT IMPROVEMENT CONSTRUCTION SERVICES CONTRACT (AS-4037)
                13. CUSTOMER SERVICE UPDATE INFORMATION
                14. UPCOMING BOARD ITEMS
                15. INTERIM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT
                16. BOARD MEMBER COMMUNICATION
                17. NEW BUSINESS SUBSEQUENT TO THE POSTING OF THE AGENDA
                18. ADJOURNMENT

                Access Services does not discriminate on the basis of disability. Accordingly, Access Services seeks to ensure that individuals with disabilities will have an equal opportunity to participate in the range of Access Services events and programs by providing appropriate auxiliary aids and services for communications. Primary consideration is given to the request of individuals with disabilities. However, the final decision belongs to Access Services. To help ensure the availability of those auxiliary aids and services you require, please make every effort to notify Access Services of your request at least three (3) business days (72 hours) prior to the meeting in which you wish to utilize those aids or services. You may do so by contacting (213) 270-6000.

                Note: Access Services Board meeting are held pursuant to the Ralph M. Brown Act [Cal. Gov. Code §54950] and are open to the public. The public may view and obtain all written information supporting this agenda provided to the Board both initially and supplementally prior to the meeting at the agency’s offices located at 3449 Santa Anita Avenue, El Monte, California and on its website at http://accessla.org. Documents, including Power Point handouts distributed to the Board members by staff or Board members at the meeting, will simultaneously be made available to the public. Three opportunities are available for the public to address the Board during a Board meeting: (1) before closed session regarding matters to be discussed in closed session, (2) before a specific agendized item is debated and voted upon regarding that item and (3) general public comment. The exercise of the right to address the Board is subject to restriction as to time and appropriate decorum. All persons wishing to make public comment must fill out a goldenrod Public Comment Form and submit it to the Secretary of the Board. Public comment is generally limited to three (3) minutes per speaker and the total time available for public comment may be limited at the discretion of the Chairperson. Persons whose speech is impaired such that they are unable to address the Board at a normal rate of speed may request the accommodation of a limited amount of additional time from the Chair but only by checking the appropriate box on the Public Comment Form. Granting such an accommodation is at the discretion of the Chair.

                The Board of Directors will not and cannot respond during the meeting to matters raised under general public comment. Pursuant to provisions of the Brown Act governing these proceedings, no discussion or action may be taken on these matters unless they are listed on the agenda, or unless certain emergency or special circumstances exist. However, the Board may direct staff to investigate and/or schedule certain matters for consideration at a future Board of Directors Meeting and the staff may respond to all public comment in writing prior to the next Board meeting.

                Alternative accessible formats are available upon request.


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