Public Notice of Meeting of Pace, the Suburban Bus Division of the RTA – Board of Directors Open Session – Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021, 9:30 A.M.

Pace Headquarters will be open to the public to attend this regular meeting of the Board of Directors.
All visitors will be screened for access to the board meeting. Your temperature will be taken, you must complete a questionnaire, and you must wear a mask at all times while you are in the building.
The public is invited to watch the board meeting remotely by clicking on this link: www.pacebus.com/streaming.
If you wish to offer public comment on an agenda item, please submit your name, the agenda item(s) on which you wish to offer public comment, and your comment(s) to: publiccomment@pacebus.com no less than 24 hours prior to the start of the meeting. Rules for public comment can be found here: www.pacebus.com/rules-public-comment-virtual-meetings.
Pledge of Allegiance
            1.         Roll Call
            2.         Approval of Minutes
                        Approval of the November 10, 2021, open session minutes.
            3.         Closed Session
                        A.        Closed Session Minutes (Section 2-C-21)
                        B.        Pending Litigation (Section 2-C-11)
            4.         Reconvene
                        A.        Approval of November 10, 2021 closed session minutes.
                        B.        Ordinance approving the public availability of closed session minutes as discussed in closed session.
                        C.        Ordinance approving the destruction of verbatim records of closed sessions as discussed in closed session.
            5.         Public Comment
            6.         Chairman’s Report
                        Chairman Kwasneski’s report on Pace-related activities during the past month.
            7.         Directors’ Reports
                        The Directors’ reports on Pace-related activities during the past month.
            8.         Approval of Consent Agenda
                        *A.   Ordinance authorizing, amending, and restating Pace’s Ethics Ordinance.
                        *B.   Ordinance approving an IGA with the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago for Addison Creek Reservoir and Channel Improvement projects.
                        *C.   Ordinance authorizing the award of a contract to Deloitte Consulting LLP for a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) System, in an amount not to exceed $1,395,383.29.
                        *D.   Ordinance authorizing the award of a contract to The Segal Company (Midwest), Inc. d/b/a Segal for health and welfare benefit consulting services, in an amount not to exceed $536,500.00.
                        *E.    Ordinance authorizing the award of a GSA cooperative purchase contract to Lytx, Inc. for managed licenses, services, and event recorders for DriveCam equipment for fixed route vehicles in an amount not to exceed $1,811,000.00.
                        *F.    Ordinance authorizing a change order to contract no. 225020 with ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Baker Tilly US, LLP for year-end auditing services. This action increases the contract total from $458,137.90 to $651,637.90, an increase of $193,500.00.
                        *G.   Ordinance authorizing the award of a contract to Underwriters Safety & Claims for third-party administration (TPA) of workers’ compensation claims, in an amount not to exceed $555,685.08.
                        *H.   Ordinance authorizing a change order to contract no. 226535 with Mansfield Power and Gas LLC for natural gas and related management services. This action increases the contract total from $3,174,517.50 to $4,095,508.10, an increase of $920,990.60.
                        *I.     Ordinance authorizing a change order to contract no. 224913 with ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­RMC, Inc. for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) scheduled inspections, service, maintenance, and authorized repair services. This action increases the contract total from $1,220,681.24 to $1,255,727.24, an increase of $35,046.00.
                        *J.     Ordinance authorizing the award of a State of Illinois Joint Procurement contract to Dell Marketing L.P. for Microsoft Enterprise licenses in an amount not to exceed $505,052.01.
                        *K.   Ordinance authorizing the award of a sole source contract to Clarity Partners LLC for website maintenance and support, and future development services, in an amount not to exceed $776,600.00.
                        *L.    Ordinance authorizing the award of a contract to Security Specialists Group, Inc. for armed guard services for Pace’s Harvey Transportation Center and Chicago Heights Terminal, in an amount not to exceed $886,144.00.
            *Denotes Consent Agenda Items.
            9.         Items Removed from Consent Agenda
            10.       Issues/Discussions/Reports
                        A.     CTA Fare Changes
                        B.     Suburban Service and Regional ADA Budget Results – October 2021
                        C.     Financial Statement for the Month Ending October 2021
                        D.     Year-to-date Budget Performance – October 2021
            11.       Action Items
                        A.     Ordinance authorizing Board Member travel and business expenses for October and November 2021 pursuant to Public Act 099-0604 Local Government Travel Expense Control Act – Richard Kwasneski.
                        B.     Resolution honoring Rocky Donahue.
            12.       Executive Director’s Report
                        The Executive Director’s report on Pace-related activities during the past month.
            13.       Adjournment
Source: Pace Suburban Bus Service