March 6th, 2024 at 10:00 AM

Minutes | Regular Meeting



            MINUTES              February 07, 2024


Present              Voting Attendees:  

                          Mike Hack                               Consumer

                          Raul Cordova                               WTC

                          Karina Leon                             Access to Independence

Cristina Leal                             ARC- Imperial Valley

David Aguirre                          CTSA-ICTC

Gustavo Gomez                        CTSA–ICTC


Non-Voting Attendees:

                          Camilo Garcia                             Imperial County Workforce Department

                          Mayra Ibarra                                Imperial County Health Department

                          Alyssa Platero                             ICPH-EMS Agency

Helio Sanchez                          IVT

Cesar Sanchez                          IVT

Jose Guillen                             IVT MedTrans

                         Karla Pacheco                          IVT Access

                        Karla Aguilar                           IVT Ride

                        Esperanza Avila                        ICTC 

                          Katie Luna                                   ICTC



1.       Mr. Hack called the meeting to order at 10:00 a.m. A quorum was not present.


2.        Introductions were made.

-          Hybrid meeting.


3.       Minutes were adopted for January 03, 2024, Motion not Carried.



4.        CTSA Reports:     

Mr. Gomez had the following updates:

-          Not too many events in January.

The Following events are expected in February:

-          Senior Research Fair at Deanza Hotel in Calexico.

-          Assist transportation event in Holtville.

-          Registered for the Niland Childrens Fair.

-          IVC Transitions Fair.

-          Working with IVC for a presentation in regard to how to sing up and use the service.

-          UTN Surveys are available for comments on future changes.

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

-          Planning to attend more outreach events and educate.

-           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,


Mr. Aguirre had the following updates:

Updates on Capital Projects:

-          Design RFP is officially out.

-          In the final phases of developing procurement documents for the Calexico Transit Center. 

-          Expected to break ground by June/July 2024

-          Free Fairs program is still ongoing. Anticipated to end in April 2024.


5.       Transit Operator FY 2023-24 Reports:


 Imperial Valley Transit.

-          Mr. Sanchez presented the 2nd Quarter report for the service.

-          Continuing outreach about services

-          Free Faires are still ongoing.

IVT Access

-          Ms. Pacheco presented 2nd quarter report for the service.

-          Working with Alegria patients.


IVT Ride

-          Mr. C. Sanchez presented the 2nd quarter report for all IVT Ride services.

-          Attending more outreach.

-          AAA covering ride charges.


IVT MedTrans

-          Mr. Guillen presented a 2nd quarter report for the service.

-          Services is busier than normal.

-          Free fairs until further notice


6.       General Discussion

-          None

7.       Adjournment

-          The meeting adjourned at 10:21 a.m. (Hack) Motion Carried

-          The next meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 06, 2024, at the Imperial County Transportation Commission Office, 1503 N. Imperial Ave., Suite 104, El Centro, CA 92243.