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Caltrain Board Meeting
Date: June 4, 2020
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: San Mateo County Transit District Headquarters Map it
1250 San Carlos Ave.
San Carlos, CA


Due to COVID-19, this meeting will be conducted via teleconference only (no physical location) pursuant to the Governor’s Executive Orders N-25-20 and N-29-20. 
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Public Comments:  Members of the public are encouraged to participate remotely. Public comments may be submitted to prior to the meeting’s call to order so that they can be sent to the Board as soon as possible, while those received during or after an agenda item is heard will be included into the Board’s weekly correspondence and posted online at

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June 4, 2020 – Thursday                                                                                                      

PART I OF MEETING: 9:00 a.m.
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1. Call to Order / Pledge of Allegiance

2. Roll Call

3. General Counsel Report
a. Closed Session: Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation.  Initiation of litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(4): One potential case

Note: All items appearing on the agenda are subject to action by the Board. Staff recommendations are subject to change by the Board.

PART II OF MEETING: 10:00 a.m. or upon conclusion of Part I of the Meeting, whichever is later
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3. General Counsel Report, continued
b. Report from May 7, 2020 Closed Session
c.    Report from Closed Session during Part I of Meeting

4. Public Comment for Items Not on the Agenda

Comments by each individual speaker shall be limited to two (2) minutes. Items raised that require a response will be deferred for staff reply.

5. Consent Calendar 
Members of the Board may request that an item under the Consent Calendar be considered separately

a.  Approve Regular Meeting Minutes of May 7, 2020
b.  Receive Key Caltrain Performance Statistics – April 2020
c.  Receive State and Federal Legislative Update
d. Support Barack Obama Boulevard Rename
e. Capital Projects Quarterly Status Report – 3rd Quarter Fiscal year 2020
Approved by the Finance Committee

f.   Accept Statement of Revenues and Expenditures for April 2020
g.  Provide an Extension of the Current Go Pass Term for all Current Go Pass Participants Impacted by the COVID-19 Mandatory Shelter-in-Place Order 

h.  Award of Contract for Law Enforcement Services
i.  Award of Contracts for Provision of Investment Management and   Custody and Safekeeping Services
j.  Execution of Contracts for Information Technology Licenses, Maintenance Services, and Professional Services
k.  Execution of Contracts for Technology-Related Products and Services through Piggybacking Contracts and Cooperative Purchasing Programs
l. Authorize Amendments to Contracts for On-Call Railroad Business   Operations and Systems Support Services
m. Authorize Amendment to On-Call Electrification Support Services Contract for the Peninsula Corridor Electrification Project (PCEP)
n. Authorize Amendment to On-Call Program Management Support Services Contract for the Peninsula Corridor Electrification Project (PCEP)
o.  Caltrain Business Plan - Update Covering May 2020
6.  Adoption of Fiscal Year 2021 Interim Operating Budget and Fiscal Year 2021 Capital Budget
  7.  Report of the Chair
a. Governance Ad-Hoc Committee

b. Local Policy Maker Group (LPMG)

8. Report of the Executive Director
a.  COVID – 19 Update
b.  Caltrain Positive Train Control (PTC) Project Update – June 2020
9. Report of the Finance Committee
10. Increase Discount for Caltrain Means Based Fare Pilot Program (materials pending)
11. Monthly Peninsula Corridor Electrification Project (PCEP) Report – OCS (Overhead Contact System) Foundation Completion Status
12. Report of the Citizens Advisory Committee
13. Correspondence

14. Board Member Requests

15. Date/Time of Next Regular Meeting: Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 9:00 am, via Zoom or at San Mateo County Transit District Administrative Building, 2nd Floor, 1250 San Carlos Avenue, San Carlos, CA

16. Adjourn

[The agenda will be posted here at least 72 hours prior to the meeting.]



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