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File #: 2022-0090   
Type: Project Status: Consent Calendar
File created: 2/8/2022 In control: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting
On agenda: 5/26/2022 Final action: 5/26/2022
Title: CONSIDER: A. APPROVING proposed amendments to the Metro Advisory Body Compensation Policy (ABC Policy) (Attachment A); and B. DELEGATING authority to the CEO or their designee to amend the ABC Policy, with the exception of the advisory body tiers and respective compensation amounts, as-needed to implement the policy.
Sponsors: Executive Management Committee
Indexes: Federal Transit Administration, Policy, Project, Surveys, Title VI Requirements
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Amended Advisory Body Compensation Policy, 2. Attachment B - File #: 2021-0509 Metro Advisory Body Compensation Policy, 3. Attachment C - Metro Advisory Body Policy


Meeting_Body
EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE
MAY 19, 2022

Subject
SUBJECT: METRO ADVISORY BODY COMPENSATION POLICY UPDATE

Action
ACTION: APPROVE RECOMMENDATIONS

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
CONSIDER:

A. APPROVING proposed amendments to the Metro Advisory Body Compensation Policy (ABC Policy) (Attachment A); and

B. DELEGATING authority to the CEO or their designee to amend the ABC Policy, with the exception of the advisory body tiers and respective compensation amounts, as-needed to implement the policy.


Issue
ISSUE

The ABC Policy became effective on October 1, 2021. Policy implementation has surfaced the need to 1) clarify the Elected Official and Staff exemption and 2) facilitate a consistent method for collecting demographic information on advisory body membership to comply with requirements under the Federal Transit Administration's Title VI Circular 4702.1B.


Background
BACKGROUND

During the Metro Board meeting on September 23, 2021, the Board approved the Metro Advisory Body Compensation Policy (ABC Policy) and delegated authority to the CEO, or the CEO's designee, to compensate Metro advisory body members pursuant to Metro's ABC Policy. (See Attachment B.) The ABC Policy determines if and when members of the public who serve on Metro advisory bodies can be compensated. Advisory bodies are defined as Metro-created or sanctioned groups that voluntarily provide input to Metro on programs, projects, and other initiatives. The ABC Policy has three tier categories for compensation: 1) Advise, 2) Advise and Prepare, and 3) Advise and Collaborate, and each tier authorizes compensation amounts of 1) $100, 2) $150, and 3) $200, respectively, per general meeting. (See Attachment C.) The level of responsibility, time commitment, and roles of the advisory member increase with each tier. (See Attachment C.) All members may also be compensated at $50 per subcommittee meeting. Compensation is entirely voluntary and is not required.

Implementation f...

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