July 7th, 2021 at 10:00 AM

Minutes | Regular Meeting



                      MINUTES                 July 7, 2021


Present              Voting Attendees:

Dr. Kathleen Lang                    California Health and Wellness (CH&W)

Mitzi Perez                               ARC Imperial Valley

Michelle Soto                           California Childrens’ Services (CCS)

Karen Teran                             Access to Independence

Sarah Enz                                 Area Agency on Aging (AAA)

Maricela Galarza                      CTSA–ICTC

Gustavo Gomez                        CTSA–ICTC

Audrie Tapia                            CTSA–ICTC


                        Non-Voting Attendees:            

Cesar Sanchez                          IVT/IVTAccess/IVTRide/IVTMedtrans

Helio Sanchez                          IVT

                        Jose Guillen                             IVT MedTrans

                        Karla Pacheco                          IVT Access

                        Karla Aguilar                           IVT Ride

                        Liz Sanctucci                           Caltrans

                        Kitty Gay                                 Imperial County Public Heath (ICPH)


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


2.       UTN 2021-22 Findings:           


Ms. Galarza provided the following information:

-          Reviewed the hearing process and the method of gathering feedback from the public

-          Reviewed UTN Findings for the fiscal year 2021-22

-          Highlighted that transportation services to El Centro Clinicas de Salud have begun on July 1st through the IVT Blue Line route.

-          Additional documentation about the UTN Hearing process was included in the agenda for SSTAC members for future reference.


UTN Findings Letter:


Ms. Galarza presented SSTAC members with the UTN Findings SSTAC letter.

-          No changes requested; the letter will be forward to Dr. Lang for signature.


3.       General Discussion

-          Dr. Lang asked if SSTAC will be meeting in person for future meetings.

·         Ms. Galarza stated that further conversation with Mr. Aguirre will be needed. The situation will be re-analyzed to see if in-person meetings will initiate in September.


4.       Adjournment

-          The meeting adjourned at 10:19 a.m. (Lang), Motion Carried.

-          The next meeting will be held September 1, 2021, at the Imperial County Transportation Commission Office, 1503 N. Imperial Ave., Suite 104, El Centro, CA 92243.