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Report ID: 21-195   
Type: Consent
Meeting Body: Board of Directors - Regular Meeting
Meeting Date: 9/22/2021 Final action: 9/22/2021
Recommended Action: Consider approving the formation of an AC Transit/City of Richmond Inter-Agency Liaison Committee.
Attachments: 1. STAFF REPORT, 2. Att.1. Letter from City of Richmond Re ILC Formation, 3. Master Minute Order
TO: AC Transit Board of Directors
FROM: Linda A. Nemeroff, District Secretary
SUBJECT: Formation of Inter-Agency Liaison Committee (ILC)

ACTION ITEM

RECOMMENDED ACTION(S):

Title
Consider approving the formation of an AC Transit/City of Richmond Inter-Agency Liaison Committee.
Body

STRATEGIC IMPORTANCE:

Goal - Strong Public and Policymaker Support
Initiative - Service Quality

ILCs allow the District to connect with city staff and elected leaders to facilitate better coordination, enhanced communication, and provide an opportunity for interactive problem-solving with regard to transit-related issues. The City of Richmond is seeking a more collaborative relationship with AC Transit and a forum by which to discuss transit issues, address transit-related comments from residents, and future service options. AC Transit staff fully supports the formation of an ILC with the City of Richmond.

BUDGETARY/FISCAL IMPACT:

Other than staff time, there is no direct fiscal impact associated with the formation of the Committee.

BACKGROUND/RATIONALE:

The District Secretary's Office is in receipt of a letter from the City of Richmond requesting that the Board of Directors form an Inter-Agency Liaison Committee (ILC) between the City of Richmond and AC Transit. As the Board may recall, Director Beckles agendized the formation of an ILC in February pending receipt of a formal request from the City. The letter was received on September 7, 2021.

Like the District's other ILC's, staff is recommending the formation of a Committee consisting of two representatives from the AC Transit Board of Directors and two from the Richmond City Council. It is anticipated that the Committee will meet quarterly, with specific meeting dates to be determined by Committee members. Support to the Committee will be provided by the District's Service Development and Planning Department and other departments as needed as well as various City departments. Meetings of the ILC are subject to t...

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