Springfield Mass Transit District trustees approve operating grant
The Springfield Mass Transit District Board of Trustees met Sept. 9 to approve an operating grant.
Here are the meeting's minutes, as provided by the board:
"A seven member Board of Trustees is appointed by the Sangamon County Board of Supervisors to oversee the policies and operations of the District. The Trustees serve staggered 5-year terms."
Regular Meeting September 9, 2016 12:00 PM
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The Board of Trustees of the Springfield Mass Transit District met in a special session in the office of the Springfield Mass Transit District located at 928 South Ninth Street, Springfield, Illinois.
In the absence of the Chairman and Vice-Chairman, Wynne Coplea moved to appoint Secretary Leslie McCarthy acting chairperson, seconded by Karen Hasara. The motion passed unanimously.
The Meeting was called to order at 12:05 PM by Leslie McCarthy, acting chair.
I. ROLL CALL Present:
Leslie McCarthy Secretary
Karen Hasara Treasurer
Sandra Douglas Trustee
Wynne Coplea Trustee
Ed Gower Counsel
Frank Squires Managing Director
Steve Schoeffel Service Planning & Marketing Specialist
Brian Brewer Susan Davsko Jerry Doss Diane Townsend Angela Brooks Earl Amos Melissa Ashford Shoun Reese Ruth Belllm Linda Wheeland Jason Sass Pete Roberts
Trustee AMD for Finance and Administration Superintendent of Transportation Superintendent of Maintenance Superintendent of Access Grants & Procurements Manager HR Manager Senior Planner, SSCRPC Associate Planner, SSCRPC ADA Advisory Committee
I. NEW BUSINESS
A. Approval of FY2017 Downstate Operating Assistance Grant. Frank Squires
explained this grant is the main funding source from the State of Illinois to SMTD and requested approval of the Downstate Operating Assistance Grant. Karen Hasara made a motion to accept the FY2017 Downstate Operating Assistance Grant and authorize its execution, seconded by Wynne Coplea. The motion passed unanimously on a roll call vote.
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II. PUBLIC COMMENT
There was no public comment.
Karen Hasara made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Sandra Douglas seconded
the motion, and the meeting was adjourned at 12:08 PM.
Leslie McCarthy, Secretary
Brian Brewer, Chairperson