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File #: 2021-1407   
Type: Consent Calendar Item
Body: Transportation Commission
On agenda: 10/27/2021
Title: 5A. Approve Meeting Minutes - September 22, 2021 (Action Item)
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5A. Approve Meeting Minutes - September 22, 2021 (Action Item)

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Draft Minutes
Transportation Commission Meeting
Wednesday, September 22, 2021
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Due to Governor Executive Order N-29-20, Transportation Commissioners were able to attend the meeting via teleconference. The City allowed public participation via Zoom. City Hall was NOT open to the public during the meeting.
Legistar Link:
https://alameda.legistar.com/MeetingDetail.aspx?ID=811336&GUID=3E8F230B-9CBC-47B0-8633-082B444CD1D6&Options=info|&Search=.

1. Roll Call
Present: Chair Soules, Vice Chair Yuen and Commissioners Kohlstrand*, Weitze*, Rentschler.
Absent: Commissioner Michael Hans and Alysha Nachtigall.
*Kohlstrand and Weitze arrived after the initial roll call.

2. Agenda Changes
Chair Samantha Soules said they would delay item 5 until they had a quorum.

3. Staff Communications are as shown in the web link here:
https://alameda.legistar.com/LegislationDetail.aspx?ID=5137019&GUID=B567D985-136F-4FC9-B85D-073F5DCFEFDC&FullText=1.

4. Announcements / Public Comments
Chair Soules thanked Vice Chair Tina Yuen for stepping into the role of Vice Chair. She then expressed her deepest condolences to the family of the man who was killed recently in a traffic fatality on Fernside. She discussed the important work that staff was doing with the Vision Zero Plan.
Hannah Green expressed her safety concerns about crossing the street on Buena Vista with her children near Chapin Street. She asked that crosswalks be painted at the intersection of Chapin, Wood, 9th, and Buena Vista. She added that it was hard to cross there and that cars drove by without stopping and at high speeds.
Jill Staten discussed the slow street on Versailles and thought that this street was not well chosen for the program. She explained the many issues with the traffic that she had noted and that drivers would become frustrated.

5. Consent Calendar
5A. Draft Minutes Transportati...

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