April 5th, 2023 at 10:00 AM

Minutes | Regular Meeting



                        MINUTES                   April 05, 2023


Present              Voting Attendees:

                        Ted Ceasar                                  Consumer

                          Mike Hack                               Consumer

Kathleen Lang                          California Health & Wellness

                        Priscilla Lopez                         Workforce & Economic Development

Karina Leon                             Access to Independence

Cristina Leal                             ARC- Imperial Valley

Gustavo Gomez                        CTSA–ICTC


Non-Voting Attendees:            

Helio Sanchez                          IVT

Cesar Sanchez                          IVT

                        Jose Guillen                             IVT MedTrans

                        Karla Pacheco                          IVT Access

                        Karla Aguilar                           IVT Ride

                        Liz Santucci                             Caltrans

                        Angela Delgadillo                    ICTC

                        Esperanza Avila                       ICTC



1.       Dr. Lang called the meeting to order at 10:01 a.m. A quorum was present.


2.        Introductions were made.

-          Hybrid meeting.


3.       Minutes were adopted for March 01, 2023. (Hack, Ceasar), Motion Carried.


4.       CTSA Reports:      


Mr. Gomez had the following updates:

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

-          Unmet Transit Needs (UTN) Public hearing on April 06, 2023 

-          Staff attended an event during February, Senior Health Fair at Holtville, and Imperial Gardens

-          On February 16th, ICTC Staff presented an IVT presentation at Villa De La Flores Senior Apartments in Calexico.

-          On March 15th, ICTC staff will attend the Niland Children’s Fair, and on March 17, IVC Transitions Fair


5.       Transit Operator FY 2022-23 Reports:


           Imperial Valley Transit

-          There is a slight increase in ridership as time goes by.


IVT Access

-          Ms. Pacheco mentioned that the service is running as usual.

-          Community event at the Senior Apartments in Imperial and in Holtville, April 06, 2023


IVT Ride

-          Ms. Aguilar stated that the service is running as usual and mentioned some of the events that IVT Ride participated in the last month.


IVT MedTrans

-          Mr. Guillen mentioned that service hours are the same and both buses are available. It is in response to demand.


6.       General Discussion

-          Mr. Gomez stated Calexico on demand is now charging. The wait time has increased due to high demand. Additionally, he said they are considering bringing in more vehicles.


7.       Adjournment

-          The meeting adjourned at 10:19 a.m.

-          The next meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 03, 2023, at the Imperial County Transportation Commission Office, 1503 N. Imperial Ave., Suite 104, El Centro, CA 92243.