Agenda - Chicago Transit Board - July 16, 2008

July 14, 2008
CHICAGO TRANSIT BOARD
Regular Meeting - Wednesday, July 16, 2008
10:00 a.m.

  1. ROLL CALL
  2. PUBLIC COMMENTS
  3. MINUTES
    Regular meeting held April 10, 2008
    Regular meeting held May 14, 2008
  4. BOARD MATTERS
    1. To approve an ordinance establishing a
      Legislative Committee
    2. To approve an ordinance appointing alternates to the Retiree Health Care Trust
    3. To approve an ordinance appointing alternates to the Pension Trust
  5. EXECUTIVE SESSION
  6. COMMITTEE ON STRATEGIC PLANNING AND SERVICE DELIVERY
    1. To approve a Resolution on Bus Rapid Transit
  7. COMMITTEE ON FINANCE, AUDIT AND BUDGET REPORT
    1. To approve an ordinance amending the amended operating budget for calendar year 2008
    2. To approve an ordinance amending Ordinance 007-131, the Fiscal Year 2008 Capital Improvement Program
    3. To approve an ordinance authorizing the financing of the acquisition of rolling stock
    4. To approve an ordinance authorizing the settlement of a non-residential relocation claim of a commercial business owner at 961 West Montana, Chicago, Illinois, located adjacent to the Brown Line rapid transit line as required for the Brown Line Capacity Expansion Project
    5. To approve an ordinance authorizing the settlement of a non-residential relocation claim of a commercial business owner at 1814 West Addison Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, located adjacent to the Brown Line rapid transit line as required for the Brown Line Capacity
      Expansion Project
    6. To approve an ordinance authorizing a month-to-month lease with NRN Midway, Inc., for Concession Space ?A? at the Midway (Orange Line) Station located at 4612 West 59th Street, Chicago, Illinois
    7. To approve an ordinance authorizing an Intergovernmental Agreement between the Chicago Transit Authority and the City of Chicago for placement of a segment of the Berlin Wall at the Brown Line, Western Station
    8. To approve an ordinance authorizing the renewal of a lease agreement for real estate at 5840 West Roosevelt Road, Chicago, Illinois
    9. To approve an ordinance amending Ordinance 008-69 authorizing acquisition of a permanent aerial easement for a signal platform at 1038 West Roscoe Street, Chicago, Illinois
      (Brown Line)
    10. To approve an ordinance declaring certain property between West Montrose Avenue and West Wilson Avenue, Chicago, Illinois (4500 North/1050 West) as surplus and authorizing its sale to the City Colleges of Chicago
    11. To approve a Resolution regarding a
      Transit Academy
    12. To approve purchase and/or sales award recommendations (Items numbered 1-66)
  8. PRESIDENT's REPORT
  9. FINANCE REPORT
  10. CONSTRUCTION REPORT
  11. NEW BUSINESS
  12. MOTION TO ADJOURN
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