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04-02-2004 LAS CRUCES AREA TRANSIT (RoadRUNNER) PUBLIC MEETING MINUTES i The Transit Advisory Board (TAB) meeting was held on Friday, April 2, 2004 at 3:00 in the Las Cruces City Council Chambers, 200 N. Church Street, Las Cruces, New Mexico. Present: C. Harvey, Chairman of the Transit Advisory Board; Mike Bartholomew, Transit Administrator; Dianne Wax, Public Services Executive Secretary , Mike Johnson, Acting Public Services Director; Tom Murphy, MPO Planner; also, Ben Woods, NMSU representative; Mr. Olson, representing the Southern New Mexico Cancer Treatment Center I. Call to Order At 3:12 Michael J. Bartholomew welcomed everyone and thanked them for attending this public meeting regarding the possible route realignment to service Mountain View Regional Medical Center. ll. PRESENTATION M. Bartholomew presented the overview of routes 3, 6, and 9 as they presently service Mountain View Regional Medical Center. He then presented the results of a survey that was recently taken along with the transit recommendation and explained the reasoning behind the recommendation. Transit's recommendation would be using Route 9 with the' top end servicing Mountain View Regional Medical Center. Mr. Olsen, spoke in regards to having service to Mountain View Regional Medical Center. Patients who are undergoing cancer treatment, need reliable service to that area. He has no suggestions of the logistics of the services, just would like to see the service there. Mr. Ben Woods, spoke in regards to how we can improve the service to the University and the Horseshoe area and also address the growing demand in the Route 9 area. M. Bartholomew mentioned that our next meeting will be on April 22. AT this meeting we will be discussing the short range transit plan. VII. Adjournment After asking for any other comments, Mike Bartholomew adjourned the meeting at 3:35p.m. Pffpared Approved by: M ry Ann F iken, cretary Charles Harvey, Chai Date: --0