March 23rd, 2023 at 10:00 AM

Minutes | Regular Meeting




March 23, 2023


            Phillip Ramirez                         City of Brawley

            Lily Falomir                             City of Calexico

            Jeorge Galvan                           City of Calipatria

            Abraham Campos                     City of El Centro

            Adriana Anguis                         City of Holtville

            Jesus Villegas                           City of Imperial

            Ramiro Barajas                         City of Westmorland

            Veronica Atondo                       County of Imperial

            Manuel Ortiz                            Imperial Irrigation District



            David Aguirre                           ICTC

            Virginia Mendoza                     ICTC

            Michelle Bastidas                      ICTC

            Marlene Flores                          ICTC

            Angela Delgadillo                     ICTC

            Esperanza Avila                        ICTC

            Juan Manuel Cabrera                 City of Brawley

            Ana Gutierrez                           City of Brawley

            Sandy Fonseca                          City of Calexico

            Andres Miramontes                   City of El Centro

            Felix De Leon                           City of El Centro

            Andrea Montano                       City of El Centro

            Catherine Gutierrez                   City of El Centro

            Marco Coronel                          City of Imperial

            Ismael Garcia                            County of Imperial

            Adolfo Garcia                           County of Imperial

            Sergio Perez                             County of Imperial

            Carmen Zamora                        County of Imperial

            Nick Ventrilla                           Caltrans

            Maria Ibarra                              Caltrans

            Robin Owen                             Caltrans

            Kevin Hovey                            Caltrans

            Anna Strahan                            Caltrans

            David Salgado                          SCAG

            Tim Jones                                 Oversight Committee LTA



1.       The meeting was called to order at 10:05 a.m. A quorum was present, and introductions were made. There were no public comments made.


2.       A motion was made to adopt the minutes for February 23, 2023 (Falomir/Anguis) Motion Carried.


3.       Local Transportation Authority (LTA) Overview

(Presented by: ICTC Staff)

-          Mr. Aguirre provided a brief presentation on the Local Transportation Authority (LTA)

-          If you would like to be on the distribution list for the quarterly LTA revenues, please email Michelle Bastidas at and she can add you to the list. 

-          For more information, please contact ICTC at 760-592-4494


4.       ICTC Updates / Announcements                                                                                                 (Presented by ICTC Staff)

a.       Transit Planning Updates

b.    Transportation Planning Updates 

·         CRRSAA Funds Update:

-          The following documents should be in submitted:

-          Attachments B CRRSAA Allocation Form

-          CRRSAA Finance Letter

-          CRRSAA ePPR

·         Local Partnership Program (LPP) Update:

-          Because local agencies chose to combine their cycle 3 and cycle 4 funding, agencies must allocate their funds by June 30, 2023.

-          If the agency is not planning to allocate, an allocation extension should be submitted to Caltrans Local Assistance no later than the June 30th meeting.

·         Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) Update:

-          LRTP Website: Imperial Valley Regional Plan 2040 (

-          ICTC LRTP Projects (

·         Federal & State Project Listing for FFY 2022-23:

-          Each jurisdiction gave its update.

5.       Caltrans Updates / Announcements:

(Presented by: Robin Owen)

-          February 3, 2023 was the deadline to submit Inactive invoices or justification.

-          January 31, 2023 – Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 22/23 Requests for Authorization Obligations Due! Please submit RFA packages as soon as possible.

-          March 7, 2023 – Reconnecting Communities: Highways to Boulevards Pilot Program Workshop:

-          April 28, 2023Clean California Local Grant Program – Cycle 2 Call for Projects Applications Due:

-          The next CTC meeting is on March 22, 2023. The following will be on May 17, 2023. To submit for the May 17th CTC Meeting the deadline will be March 17, 2023.

-          Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) Grant – Feb. 28, 2023: Deadline is February 28, 2023

-          Local Assistance Day save the date: March 8, 2023,

-          June 1, 2023 – Annual Deadline for Local Assistance Procedures Manual Exhibits 9-B & 9-C!

-          Cooperative Training Assistance Program (CTAP) – New Learning Opportunities! (“live” & virtual)

-          Federal Aid Series and the Resident Engineers Academy, both of which fill quickly. “Live” on-site classroom delivery will be returning soon. Please enroll early!

-          Schedule is available here – Recordings of several trainings are online.


6.       SCAG Updates / Announcements:

(Presented by: David Salgado)

-          The Regional Council has approved the Programs to Accelerate Transformative Housing (PATH) Guidelines and authorized its Call for Applications. There has been set aside $88.835 million of SCAG’s REAP 2.0 funding to support the program.

-          SCAG’s scholarship program is currently open. SCAG has worked closely with the County Office of Education and has distributed this information to all high school counselors. This opportunity is for $4,000 for any graduating high school student or current community college student. The scholarship is focused on public policy and urban planning majors.

-          For more information, please contact David Salgado at


7.       Cities and County Planning / Public Works Updates:

·         Each jurisdiction gave their update.


8.       General Discussion / New Business

No new business was discussed.


Next TAC meeting will be April 27, 2023, via Zoom for the public and in person at the ICTC offices.


Meeting adjourned at 11:04 p.m.