April 10th, 2024 at 10:00 AM

Minutes | Regular Meeting



            MINUTES              March 06, 2024


Present              Voting Attendees:  

                          Mike Hack                               Consumer

                          Raul Cordova                               WTC

                          Karina Leon                             Access to Independence

                          Sarah Enz                                     Area Agency on Aging (AAA)

James Dalke                             Imperial Valley College

Cristina Leal                             ARC- Imperial Valley

Gustavo Gomez                        CTSA–ICTC


Non-Voting Attendees:

Helio Sanchez                          IVT (via zoom)

Cesar Sanchez                          IVT (via zoom)

Jose Guillen                             IVT MedTrans

                         Karla Pacheco                          IVT Access (via zoom)

                        Karla Aguilar                            IVT Ride (via zoom)

                        Esperanza Avila                        ICTC 

                          Priscilla Baca                              ICTC




1.       Ms. Enz called the meeting to order at 10:03 a.m. A quorum was present.


2.        Introductions were made.

-          Hybrid meeting.


3.       Minutes were adopted for January 03, 2024 (Hack, Cordova)

      & February 07, 2024 (Hack, Dalke)                                             Motion Carried.


4.        CTSA Reports:     

Mr. Gomez had the following updates:

-          February 20, IVC presentation on EOPS. We will be scheduling another one.

-          February 21 attended the senior apartments in Calexico. Provided information on all services.

-          March 5 attended the seniors’ apartments in Brawley. Provided information on all services.

Upcoming events are scheduled-

-          Children fair in Niland.

-          IVC Transitions Fair.

-          Attending Community Services events for some of the senior groups.

-          Provided transportation for Seniors in Brawley to the Imperial County Fair.

-          Assisted with transportation to the Imperial County Behavioral Health Department.  

-          Finishing up the request for proposals for Comprehension Operational Analysis, which helps us with which routes need to be changed or fixed.

-          The UTN hearing date is scheduled for April 8, 2024. Still taking comments and transit needs to help with improvements.

-          IVT Ride/Access are continuing to help Alegria with transportation.

-          Free fares are being provided by Area Agency on Aging.

-          Continuing to assist in sign-ups for IVT Ride and Access via phone and In-person.

-          Staff are available for any questions or concerns regarding any of the services.

-          Staff is also available to provide brochures and information to any agency that requests it,



5.       Transit Operator FY 2023-24 Reports:


 Imperial Valley Transit.

-          Mr. Sanchez presented the report on the service.

-          Continuing outreach about services.

-          Free Faires are still ongoing.


IVT Access

-          Ms. Pacheco presented the report on the service.

-          Working with Alegria patients.

-          Passenger demands are improving.


IVT Ride

-          Ms. Aguilar presented the report on all IVT Ride services.

-          Attending more outreach.

-          AAA covering ride charges.


IVT MedTrans

-          Mr. Guillen presented the report on the service.

-          Services are steady.

-          Free fairs until further notice.


6.       General Discussion

-Ms. Enz encouraged the members to attend the UTN Meeting, to get a better understanding.

- Mr. Gomez will be sending out the invitations soon.

- Mr. Hack encourages the members to attend the Peoples First Conference at Imperial Valley        College. Flyer will be sent out via email.


7.       Adjournment

-          The meeting adjourned at 10:25 a.m. (Enz) Motion Carried.

-          The next meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 03, 2024, at the Imperial County Transportation Commission Office, 1503 N. Imperial Ave., Suite 104, El Centro, CA 92243.