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File #: 2018-0197   
Type: Motion / Motion Response Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 4/12/2018 In control: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting
On agenda: 4/26/2018 Final action:
Title: APPROVE Motion by Solis, Kuehl, Fasana, Krekorian and Barger that the Board directs the CEO to report back in 120 days with a preliminary implementation plan to establish a hygiene and mobile shower program for the homeless population in or near Metro stations. The plan shall include but not be limited to: A. An initial analysis and methodology, in consultation with the Los Angeles County Sheriff Department's MET (Mental Evaluation Team) unit, the Los Angeles Police Department's SMART (System-Wide Mental Assessment Response Team) unit, and the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority, to identify and prioritize high-need stations; B. Identify practical and effective solutions to promote hygiene and prevent the spread of infectious diseases (e.g. on-board hand sanitizers, tissue, masks, etc.); C. Establish a multi-phase, pilot program at select stations, including Westlake/MacArthur Park Red/Purple Line Station and North Hollywood Red Line Station; D. Develop a long-term plan for inc...
Sponsors: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting
Indexes: Hilda Solis, John Fasana?, Kathryn Barger, Mark Ridley-Thomas, Metro Purple Line, Metro Red Line, Motion / Motion Response, Paul Krekorian, Shelia Kuehl, Station 610
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REGULAR BOARD MEETING
APRIL 26, 2018

Preamble
Motion by:

Solis, Kuehl, Fasana, Krekorian, and Barger

as amended by Ridley-Thomas

Mobile Hygiene and Shower Facilities at Metro Stations
Subject
SUBJECT: MOTION BY SOLIS, KUEHL, FASANA, KREKORIAN,
AND BARGER
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MOBILE HYGIENE AND SHOWER FACILITIES AT METRO STATIONS

Title
APPROVE Motion by Solis, Kuehl, Fasana, Krekorian and Barger that the Board directs the CEO to report back in 120 days with a preliminary implementation plan to establish a hygiene and mobile shower program for the homeless population in or near Metro stations. The plan shall include but not be limited to:

A. An initial analysis and methodology, in consultation with the Los Angeles County Sheriff Department's MET (Mental Evaluation Team) unit, the Los Angeles Police Department's SMART (System-Wide Mental Assessment Response Team) unit, and the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority, to identify and prioritize high-need stations;

B. Identify practical and effective solutions to promote hygiene and prevent the spread of infectious diseases (e.g. on-board hand sanitizers, tissue, masks, etc.);

C. Establish a multi-phase, pilot program at select stations, including Westlake/MacArthur Park Red/Purple Line Station and North Hollywood Red Line Station;

D. Develop a long-term plan for incorporating complete public restrooms at all new rail stations on the system;

E. Identify necessary resources and eligible funding sources required to achieve the aforementioned direction; and

F. Collaborate with Los Angeles County's Office of Homeless Initiative, Department of Public Health, Department of Public Works, and other relevant Departments, along with the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority, on implementation and effectiveness of the County's Hygiene Station Program and Mobile Shower pilot program.

RIDLEY-THOMAS AMENDMENT: to also include the multi-disciplinary outreach teams as part of the effort to develop the hygiene a...

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