DUE TO THE ONGOING COVID-19 SITUATION:
Pursuant to the suspension of certain open meetings laws by Governor Greg Abbott, this CRRMA Board meeting will be held by video and telephone conference in order to advance the public health goal of limiting face-to-face meetings to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Some staff and Board Members may be present in the CRRMA offices, while others may attend via video or telephone. In order to maintain safe social distancing, members of the public will not be permitted to attend in person. Instead, the public may view and listen to the meeting from the video conference link below or may listen to the meeting using the telephone conference call in number below. The meeting will be recorded, and the video will be available the following day at www.crrma.org.
*NOTE: please use either the video or telephone option, but not both simultaneously, in order to reduce the possibility of feedback or other audio issues during the meeting.
Call to Order, Member Roll Call, and Public Comments.
Recognition of former CRRMA Board members Michael F. Norwich, Jr. and Luis Rosas; and introduction of new CRRMA Board Members Dorothy M. (Sissy) Byrd and Silvestre Reyes.
Discussion and action on the election of the CRRMA Board Secretary.
Adoption of Minutes for the CRRMA Board meeting of March 10, 2021.
Discussion and action on Board Resolutions authorizing the execution of the following documents, as they relate to the I-10 Widening Project:
(a) State Infrastructure Bank Loan Agreement; and
(b) Advance Funding Agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation.
Discussion and action on a Board Resolution authorizing the execution of the First Extension of the Contract for OCS Reconfiguration at the El Paso Streetcar Maintenance and Storage Facility with Tri State Electric Ltd.
Discussion and action on Board Resolutions authorizing the execution of the following documents, as they relate to the O.T. Smith Shared Use Path Project:
(a) Amendment to the Interlocal Agreement with El Paso County; and
(b) Amendment to Work Authorization No. 2 with CEA Engineering Group, Inc.
Discussion and action on a Board Resolution authorizing the execution of an amendment to Work Authorization No. 27.7 with Atkins North America, Inc. as it relates to the Mission Ridge Blvd., Phase 2 Project.
Presentation and discussion on change orders recently approved by the Executive Director for the 2013 El Paso County Comprehensive Mobility Plan.
Presentation and discussion on the following reports, for the 2nd Quarter of Fiscal Year 2021:
(a) Interim Financial Statement and Budget Update;
(b) Investment Report;
(c) El Paso Bike Share (SunCycle) Program; and
(d) General Engineering Consultant Team’s use of local resources.
(a) Paso del Norte Trail – Recent Submittal of Funding Request; and
(b) HB 4532/SB 2140 regarding the proposed I-10 Deck Plaza Project.
The Camino Real Regional Mobility Authority Board may retire into Executive Session pursuant to the Texas Government Code, Sections 551.071 - 551.088 to discuss any of the following: (The items listed below are matters of the sort routinely discussed in Executive Session, but the Board may move to Executive Session to discuss any of the items on this agenda, consistent with the terms of the Open Meetings Act, as amended.)
Section 551.071 CONSULTATION WITH ATTORNEY Section 551.072 DELIBERATION REGARDING REAL PROPERTY Section 551.073 DELIBERATION REGARDING PROSPECTIVE GIFTS Section 551.074 PERSONNEL MATTERS Section 551.076 DELIBERATION REGARDING SECURITY DEVICES
Notes: Sign Language interpreters will be provided for this meeting upon receipt of a prior request. Requests must be made to the Camino Real Regional Mobility Authority a minimum of twenty-four (24) hours prior to the date and time of the meeting.
Copies of this Notice/Agenda may also be provided in Braille, large print, or audiotape upon request. Any such request must be made to the Camino Real Regional Mobility Authority a minimum of forty-eight (48) hours prior to the date and time of the meeting.
Interested persons may speak on any of the agenda items provided they have signed up to do so prior to the consideration of that item by the CRRMA Board. The Chair may limit the amount of time permitted for each speaker.
Public comment that does not relate to a specific agenda item must be made during the Public Comment agenda item. The public comment period will not exceed thirty (30) minutes and is intended to receive comments from the public on items that relate to the jurisdiction of the CRRMA Board. Each speaker is permitted up to three (3) minutes, but must be signed up to speak prior to the Public Comment agenda item. For topics that are not posted to this agenda, Board members may only provide factual statements of policy, direct the item to staff or place the item on a future agenda. No action may be taken on items that are not posted on this agenda.