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Record #: R2011-11   
Type: Resolution Status: Introduced
Intro date: 1/13/2011 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Transportation and Public Way
Final action:
Title: Call for hearing(s) on Regional Transportation Authority 2011 Operating and Capital Budget Program
Sponsors: Brookins, Jr., Howard
Topic: COMMITTEE/PUBLIC HEARINGS - Committee on Transportation and Public Way
Attachments: 1. R2011-11.pdf
CITY COUNCIL MEETING January 13,2011
WHEREAS, the City of Chicago is a home rule municipality.
WHEREAS, the City of Chicago works iri cooperation with its sister city agencies to ensure services to various consumers and/or taxpayers.
WHEREAS, the City of Chicago works with the State and the Regional Transit Authority (RTA) and its service boards PACE, METRA, and CTA. The RTA governs public transit decision-making in the region.
WHEREAS, the service board agencies of the RTA operates within the City of Chicago.
WHEREAS, the RTA and its service boards are responsible for reporting periodically to the City Council of Chicago its operating and capital programs.
WHEREAS, the federal department of Homeland Security seeks periodical updates from all transit agencies on its emergency preparedness planning.
BE IT RESOLVED, that the Regional Transit Authority and its service board agencies PACE, METRA, and the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) urged to participate in a City Council Committee of Transportation public hearing to share with council members and the public its 2011 Operating and Capital Budget Program. To share with council members and the public its process for prioritizing capital spending decisions. To share with the members of City Council and public challenges facing your agency's ability of meeting your fiscal year obligation. Also, announce any anticipated and/or pending Federal and State Appropriation/Grants.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that lhe Committee on Transportation and the Public Way coordinate with the RTA and its service boards periodic public hearings (quarterly or bi-annually) in the Council Chamber in order to provide add value to the success of these agencies and there operations in Chicagoland.
 
Alderman-21" Ward