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File #: 2022-0196   
Type: Appointment Status: Passed
File created: 3/29/2022 In control: Board of Directors - Special Board Meeting
On agenda: 6/23/2022 Final action: 6/23/2022
Title: APPROVE nominees for membership on Metro's Gateway Cities, San Fernando Valley, San Gabriel Valley, South Bay Cities and Westside Central Service Councils.
Sponsors: System Safety, Security and Operations Committee
Indexes: Appointment, Council Of Governments, Customer service, Gateway Cities (Southeast LA County) Service Council, Gateway Cities Council of Governments, Montebello, Monterey Park, Race, Race and ethnicity, Ridership, Rosemead, San Fernando, San Fernando Valley Service Council, San Fernando Valley Service Sector, San Gabriel, San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments, San Gabriel Valley Service Council, South Bay Service Council, Strategic planning, Surveys
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Nominees Listing of Qualifications, 2. Attachment B - Nomination Letters
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OPERATIONS, SAFETY AND CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE COMMITTEE
JUNE 16, 2022
Subject
SUBJECT: MEMBERSHIP ON METRO'S REGIONAL SERVICE COUNCILS

Action
ACTION: APPROVE NOMINATIONS

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
APPROVE nominees for membership on Metro's Gateway Cities, San Fernando Valley, San Gabriel Valley, South Bay Cities and Westside Central Service Councils.

Issue
ISSUE

Each Metro Service Council (MSC) is comprised of nine Representatives that serve terms of three years; terms are staggered so that the terms of three of each Council's nine members expire annually on June 30. Incumbent Representatives can serve additional terms if re-nominated by the nominating authority and confirmed by the Metro Board.

Background
BACKGROUND

Metro Service Councils were created in 2002 as community-based bodies tasked with improving bus service and promoting service coordination with municipal and local transit providers. The MSC bylaws specify that Representatives should live in, work in, or represent the region; have a basic working knowledge of public transit service within their region, and an understanding of passenger transit needs. To do so, each Representative is expected to ride at least one transit service per month.

The MSC is responsible for convening public hearings to receive community input on proposed service modifications and rendering decisions on proposed bus route changes considering staff's recommendations and public comments. All route and major service changes that the MSC approves will be brought to the Metro Board of Directors as an information item. Should the Metro Board decide to move an MSC-approved service change to an Action Item, the MSC will be notified of this change prior to the next Service Council monthly meeting.

Discussion
DISCUSSION

The individuals listed below have been nominated to serve by the Councils' appointing authorities. If approved by the Board, these appointments will serve for the three-year term of Jul...

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