SAN FERNANDO VALLEY COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS
A Joint Powers Authority
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Thursday, May 8, 2014 — 3:00 p.m.
Valley Municipal Building, Council Chambers
14410 Sylvan Street, 2nd Floor
Van Nuys, California 91401
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Chair: Councilmember Paul Krekorian, 2nd District, City of Los Angeles
Vice-Chair: Councilmember Jess Talamantes, City of Burbank
Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky, 3rd Supervisorial District, County of Los Angeles
Supervisor Mike Antonovich, 5th Supervisorial District, County of Los Angeles
Councilmember Ara Najarian, City of Glendale
Councilmember Bob Blumenfield, 3rd District, City of Los Angeles
Councilmember Tom LaBonge, 4th District, City of Los Angeles
Councilmember Paul Koretz, 5th District, City of Los Angeles
Councilmember Nury Martinez, 6th District, City of Los Angeles
Councilmember Felipe Fuentes, 7th District, City of Los Angeles
Councilmember Mitchell Englander, 12th District, City of Los Angeles
Councilmember Jesse H. Avila, City of San Fernando Councilmember
Marsha McLean, City of Santa Clarita
SFVCOG Fiscal Agent: Rachelle Anema, County of Los Angeles
SFVCOG Secretary: Los Angeles County Commission’s Office
Afriat Consulting Group, Executive Director, San Fernando Valley COG
Jill Jones, Deputy County Counsel, County of Los Angeles
Arletta Maria Brimsey, Deputy City Attorney, City of Los Angeles
1. CALL TO ORDER — Paul Krekorian, Chair
2. ROLL CALL
3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
All items listed under the Consent Calendar are considered to be routine and may be enacted by one motion. Prior to the motion to consider any action by the Board, any public comments on any of the Consent Calendar items will be heard. There will be no separate action unless members of the Board request specific items to be removed from the Consent Calendar.
a. Review and Approve April 3, 2014 Board of Director’s Minutes
Requested Action: Approve Minutes.
At the discretion of the SFVCOG, all items appearing on this Agenda, whether or not expressly listed for action, may be deliberated and may be subject to action by the SFVCOG.
5. CHAIR REPORT
a. Chair’s Report — Paul Krekorian, Chairman of the Board.
Updates, remarks and recommendations from the Board Chair.
6. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR REPORT
a. Updates, remarks and recommendations from the Executive Director.
7. FINANCIAL REPORT
8. ACCESS SERVICES PRESENTATION ON PARATRANSIT SERVICE PROVIDED FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES THROUGHOUT LA COUNTY
a. Briefing by Access Services Staff
9. AD HOC COMMITTEE REPORT ON NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Requested Action: Vote on recommendations of the Ad Hoc committee (a) Publish and Advertise a Request for Statements of Qualifications for Executive Director; and/or (b) Establish position of Executive Director as staff from the Chair’s office or entity to rotate with each new coming Chairperson.
10. DISCUSSION AND POTENTIAL ACTION ON VOTING AND DUES
11. BOARDMEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS
12. PUBLIC COMMENTS
Public Comments: At this time members of the public can address the San Fernando Valley Council of Governments Board of Directors (Board) regarding any items within the subject matter jurisdiction of the agency that are not separately listed on this agenda, subject to time restrictions, by filling out a Public Comment Card and submitting that card to the Secretary. Members of the public will have an opportunity to speak on agendized items at the time the item is called for discussion. No action may be taken on items not listed on the agenda unless authorized by law. Whenever possible, lengthy testimony should be presented to the Board in writing and only pertinent points presented orally.
Meetings of the San Fernando Valley Council of Governments are recorded and/or videotaped. Recordings of each meeting are available at http://sfvcog.org/.
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