PUBLIC SERVICE & TRANSPORTATION
JANUARY 14, 2002
Convened: 7:04 P.M.
Adjourned: 8:25 P.M.
Present: Councillor Joseph M. Petty, Chairman
Councillor Michael C. Perotto
Councillor Stephen T. Patton
Mary MacInnes, Administrator, WRTA
Richard Glavin, WRTA
Carl Hellstrom, CMRPC
Stephen O’Neil, City Manager’s Representative to WRTA
Mary Babbidge, Asst. City Clerk
Speakers: Stephen O’Neil
Carl Hellstrom made a presentation using maps to explain
Arthur Kevorian, 11 Lake Ave.
Claudette Danielson, 11 Lake Ave.
Christopher Bruce, 37 Fruit St., Business Agent for Union
Richard Peterson, 76 Toronita Ave.
Jo Carter, Main St.
Alan Henchman, Mayside Apartments
1. Petition of Arthur Kevorkian request to meet with the Public Service & Transportation Committee before January 19, 2002 to prevent cuts and stopping of bus services on Sundays to Lincoln Park Towers and other areas.
#5 CC December 18, 2001
Chairman’s Order – Request WRTA provide a comprehensive report detailing changes in WRTA service and why changes were needed.
Chairman’s Order – Request report from WRTA relative to exact ridership of routes affected by changes.
Chairman’s Order – Request Administration to contact the state and federal delegations to consider increasing WRTA funding.
Chairman’s Order – Request report from WRTA as to possible future changes in service in fiscal years 2002 and 2003.
Chairman’s Order – Request WRTA provide comparison of finances for last five years, including any federal grants available and applied for.
Chairman’s Order – Request WRTA provide a report of all capital expenditures in Fiscal Year 2001 and 2002.
Chairman’s Order – Request WRTA to review process of how both inbound and outbound bus routes are determined.
Chairman’s Order – Request WRTA report as to membership of the Advisory Board and said Board’s function.
Chairman’s Order – Request WRTA report relative to ADA mandates and expenditures to date by WRTA to comply with said mandates.
Chairman’s Order – Request WRTA to consider holding off on route service cuts until report requested is received by City Council.
Chairman’s Order – Request WRTA to consider setting up workshops for public input.