Governor JB Pritzker’s Executive Order requiring shelter in place and prohibiting public gatherings means that Chicago Transit Authority public meetings occurring on May 13, 2020 will take place only electronically.
Governor JB Pritzker’s Executive Order 2020-07, as extended by his Executive Order 2020-37, as well as Illinois Attorney General Guidance to Public Bodies on the Open Meetings Act and the Freedom of Information Act during the COVID-19 Pandemic allow for public bodies to hold public meetings electronically to prevent the transmission of COVID-19.
You are encouraged to monitor telephonic proceedings of the May 13, 2020 Committees on Strategic Planning, Finance, Audit & Budget, and Transit Board Meetings, which will be live streamed and can be found at https://www.youtube.com/user/CTAConnections commencing with Committee on Strategic Planning & Service Delivery at 9:30 am, Finance immediately following, and Transit Board at 10:00 a.m. If you are unable to monitor the telephonic proceedings, a written transcript will be available by May 15, 2020 and can be found at: transitchicago.com/board/presentations.
If you are interested in providing public comment at the Board meeting, you must contact the Office of the Secretary of the Board at the information provided below no later than 10:00 a.m. on May 12, 2020. It is strongly encouraged that you submit any public comment in writing for the May 13, 2020 Transit Board meeting, and your comment will be read at the Board meeting. Alternatively, you will be provided with phone instructions when you sign up for public comment. Excepting physical attendance, the other requirements concerning public comment remain in effect and can be found at https://www.transitchicago.com/board/publiccommentprocess/.
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