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    Staff t Staff to Florida-Alabama TPO

    Mailing: P.O. Box 11399; Pensacola, FL 32524-1399 Dave Piech Street: 4081 E. Olive Rd., Ste. A; Pensacola, FL 32514 Chairperson (850) 332-7976 Fax: 637-1923 Toll Free: 1-800-226-8914

    Web Site: www.ECRC.org Amber McCool Vice-Chair

    MEMORANDUM November 22, 2019

    TO: Santa Rosa County Transportation Disadvantaged Coordinating Board and Interested Parties

    FROM: Commissioner Dave Piech

    SUBJECT: December 3, 2019 Transportation Disadvantaged Board Meeting

    The Santa Rosa County Transportation Disadvantaged Coordinating Board will meet Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 2:00 pm, at Milton City Hall, 6738 Dixon Street, Milton, FL. If there are any questions, please contact Howard Vanselow, Transportation Planner at 1-800-226-8914, extension 231 or by email at howard.vanselow@ecrc.org.

    BOARD AGENDA

    I. A. Call to order / Invocation / Pledge

    B. Approval of the Agenda

    C. Public Comments: Any individual who wishes to address the Board is requested to fill out a Speaker Request Form obtained from TPO staff.

    D. Approval of August 27, 2019 Board Meeting minutes For Action Presentation: Chair (Agenda Item I-D)

    II. Old Business:

    SANTA ROSA COUNTY TRANSPORTATION DISADVANTAGED

    COORDINATING BOARD

    http://www.ecrc.org/ mailto:howard.vanselow@ecrc.org

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    III. New Business:

    A. CTC Evaluation Committee For Action Presentation: TPO Staff (Agenda Item III-A)

    B. Annual Operations Report

    For Action Presentation: TPO/CTC Staff (Agenda Item III-B)

    C. Community Transportation Coordinator (CTC) Designation Process For Information Presentation: TPO Staff (Agenda Item III-C)

    D. Community Transportation Coordinator Report and Information

    For Information Presentation: CTC Staff (Agenda Item III-D)

    E. Transportation Planning Organization Quarterly Report For Information Presentation: CTC Staff (Agenda Item III-E)

    F. Commission for the Transportation Disadvantaged Correspondence For Information Presentation: CTC/TPO Staff (Agenda Item III-F)

    G. Grant Review For Information Presentation: CTC Staff (Agenda Item III-G)

    IV. Other Business V. Adjourn

    Board meeting dates: Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 2:00 pm

    Tuesday, May 27, 2020 at 2:00 pm.

    VISIT OUR WEB SITE AT: WWW.ECRC.ORG FOR FULL AGENDA PACKETS

    AND ADDITIONAL REGIONAL COUNCIL INFORMATION

    In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, reasonable accommodations to access meeting, and for limited English proficiency, are available upon request. Persons who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or persons who require translation services should contact Public Involvement toll-free at 800-226-8914 or TTY 711, at least 48 hours in advance.

    Parainformacion en espanol, puede llamar a Ada Clark al 850-332-7976, ext. 278 o TTY 711. Sinecesita acomodaciones especiales, por favor llame 48 horas de antemanos.

    Participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, or family status. Persons who believe they have been discriminated against on these conditions may file a complaint with the Title VI Coordinator, 850-332-7976, ext. 220.

    http://www.ecrc.org/ mailto:publicinvolvement@ecrc.org mailto:titlevi@ecrc.org

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    AGENDA ITEM I-A

    SUBJECT: Approval of minutes

    BACKGROUND: The minutes from the August 27, 2019 Board meeting will be reviewed and approved by the local coordinating board.

    REQUESTED ACTION: A motion and vote to approve the August 27, 2019 Board

    meeting minutes.

    Santa Rosa County TD Agenda - December 3, 2019 Page 3 of 28

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    Santa Rosa County TD Minutes Page 1

    SANTA ROSA TRANSPORTATION DISADVANTAGED COORDINATING BOARD MEETING MINUTES 8/27/19

    Emerald Coast Regional Council (Designated Staff)

    Santa Rosa County Public Services Bldg. 6051 Old Bagdad Highway – Media Room

    Milton, Florida

    Date of Meeting

    11/27/18

    3/5/19

    5/21/19

    8/27/19

    Agency for Health Care Admin. John Vinski/Alt AHCA Staff

    P

    D. Madden P P P

    Agency for Persons W/Disabilities Annette Zeeb/Alt Agency Staff

    A

    P P

    P

    Children at Risk Melissa Stuckey/Alt Staff

    P

    P P

    P

    Citizen Vacant/Alt Vacant

    Vacant

    Vacant

    Vacant

    Vacant

    Citizen User of Transportation Cassandra Buchanant/Alt Vacant

    P

    P

    A

    P

    Community Action Laura Gilliam/Alt Vacant

    A

    A P

    P

    Department of Education Catherine Casler/Alt Vacant

    A

    C. Casler P

    P

    P

    Department of Elder Affairs Amber McCool/Alt Gwendolyn Rhodes

    P

    G. Rhodes P

    G. Rhodes

    P

    Disabled Ralph Nesenson/Alt Vacant

    A

    A

    A

    A

    Elderly Vacant/Alt Vacant

    Vacant

    Vacant

    Vacant

    Vacant

    Elected Official-Chair Dave Piech/Alt Amber McCool

    P

    P

    P

    P

    FL Dept. of Children & Families Susan King/Alt Melissa Wilson

    S. King P

    S. King P

    S. King P P

    FL Dept of Transportation Toni Prough/AltZachary Balassone

    Z.Balassone P

    A

    P A

    Local Medical Community Vacant/Alt Vacant

    Vacant

    Vacant

    Vacant Vacant

    Mass Transit Vacant/Alt Vacant

    Vacant

    Vacant Vacant Vacant

    Private Transportation Industry Michelle Apperson/Alt Vacant

    A

    A P P

    Public Education Karen Barber/Alt Vacant

    P

    P

    P P

    Veterans Karen Haworth/Alt Nancy Model

    P

    A

    A P

    Workforce Development Board Sheryl Rehberg/Alt Eric Flora

    E. Flora P

    P A P

    Santa Rosa County TD Agenda - December 3, 2019 Page 4 of 28

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    Santa Rosa County TD Minutes Page 2

    OTHERS PRESENT: Howard Vanselow, Dorothy, McKenzie, Inez Cassiday, Kimberly

    Nivens, Shawn Ward, Mary Beth Washnock, Kimberly Nivens Quorum Present I. Call to order and approval of the May 21, 2019 Board Meeting and Public Workshop

    minutes. Chairman Piech called for approval of the minutes. Mr. Vinski noted on Page 4 of the minutes, under Item III. C., that the Medicaid brokered trips stopped being provided December 31, 2018, and not December 31, 2019. Action: Ms. McCool moved to approve the May 21, 2019 board meeting minutes with

    the amendment. Ms. Stuckey seconded the motion and it was passed unanimously.

    Action: Ms. Stuckey moved to approve the May 21, 2019 public workshop minutes.

    Ms. McCool seconded the motion and it was passed unanimously.

    II. Old Business:

    There was no old business to report.

    III. New Business:

    A. Election of Vice-Chair Mr. Vanselow advised that Ms. Amber McCool is the current vice-chair. Mr. Vinski nominated Ms. McCool to remain the vice-chair. Action: Ms. King made a motion to approve; Ms. Stuckey seconded the motion and

    it was passed unanimously.

    B. Bylaws and Grievance Process Mr. Vanselow advised of changes to the bylaws. On Page 3 of the bylaws a medical representative was added to the board membership. Also, the local representative of the Agency for Persons with Disabilities was added to the bylaws board membership. Mr. Vanselow said in the bylaws, on Page 9, under Item 3. the term “public hearing” was changed to “public workshop.”

    Santa Rosa County TD Agenda - December 3, 2019 Page 5 of 28

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    Santa Rosa County TD Minutes Page 3

    Mr. Vanselow reviewed the grievance process. There is a Community Transportation Coordinator process with Tri-County Community Council, Inc. Grievances may be submitted by phone or in writing. Grievances may be submitted to the Local Coordinating Board. Also, grievances may be submitted to the Commission for the Transportation Disadvantaged by calling directly to the state. Chairman Piech noted there were vacant positions on the board. He said he was working on obtaining a member for the Elderly position from the Navarre Senior Center. He noted the Local Medical position was vacant. Action: Ms. Haworth made a motion to approve; Ms. Stuckey seconded the motion

    and it was passed unanimously.

    C. Community Transportation Coordinator (CTC) Report Mr. Vanselow said Ms. Kimberly Nivens had replaced Ms. Joanne Landgraff at Tri- County Community Council, Inc. Mr. Vanselow reviewed the CTC quarterly report. He stated that there were 5,430 trips provided during the quarter. There were 81 unmet trip requests for the quarter, and 240 unmet trip requests durin