Telephone Town Hall Meetings

Telephone Town Hall Meetings

Metro’s Board of Directors hosted a series of live, interactive telephone town hall meetings. Residents across Los Angeles County were called at random through an innovative automated telephone system and invited to participate in the public forums from the comfort of their own homes.

Completed Meetings:

Wednesday, October 19, 5-6 p.m.

 Metro Board Chair John Fasana,
Councilman, City of Duarte

Spoke to residents in the southern half of the county and answered caller questions.
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Wednesday, October 12, 6:30 p.m.

 Metro Board Chair John Fasana,
Councilman, City of Duarte

Spoke to residents in the northern half of the county and answered answered caller questions.
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Wednesday May 18, 7:30 p.m.

 Eric Garcetti, L.A. Mayor

 Town Hall Transcripts – English
Spoke to City of Los Angeles residents in the San Fernando Valley.

Wednesday, May 18, 6:15 p.m.

 Sheila Kuehl, L.A County Supervisor representing the Third Supervisorial district

 Town Hall Transcripts – English
Spoke to residents in the cities of Agoura Hills, Beverly Hills, Calabasas, Hidden Hills, Malibu, San Fernando, Santa Monica, West Hollywood and Westlake Village as well as portions of the west side and the San Fernando Valley.

Monday, May 16, 7:30 p.m.

 Mike Bonin, L.A. City Councilmember

 Town Hall Transcripts – English
Spoke to residents in the western portion of the City of Los Angeles including the communities of Brentwood, Del Rey, Mar Vista, Pacific Palisades, Playa Del Rey, West Los Angeles, Westchester, and Venice.

Monday, May 16, 6:15 p.m.

 Jacquelyn Dupont-Walker, Metro Board Member

 Town Hall Transcripts – English
Spoke to residents in the City of Los Angeles including the communities of South Los Angeles, Baldwin Hills, Crenshaw, Florence-Graham, Ladera Heights, Leimert Park, South Park, Watts and Westmont.

Thursday, May 12, 7:30 p.m.

 Stephanie Wiggins, Metro’s Deputy CEO

Spoke to residents in the cities of Agoura Hills, Burbank, Calabasas, Glendale, Hidden Hills, La Cañada/Flintridge, Lancaster, Malibu, Palmdale, San Fernando, Santa Clarita and Westlake Village.

Thursday, May 12, 6:15 p.m.

 Paul Krekorian, L.A. City Councilmember

Spoke to residents in the San Fernando Valley including the communities of North Hollywood, Pacoima, Studio City, Sun Valley, Valley Glen, Valley Village and Van Nuys.

Wednesday, May 11, 7:30 p.m.

 Phillip A. Washington, Metro CEO

 Town Hall Transcripts – English
Spoke to residents in the cities of Artesia, Avalon, Bellflower, Cerritos, Diamond Bar, Downey, El Segundo, Hawaiian Gardens, Hermosa Beach, La Mirada, Lakewood, Lomita, Long Beach, Manhattan Beach, Norwalk, Palos Verdes Estates, Paramount, Rancho Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach, Rolling Hills, Rolling Hills Estates, Santa Fe Springs, Signal Hill, Torrance and Whittier as well as the communities of Harbor City, La Habra/Hacienda Heights, Marina Del Ray, Playa Del Rey, San Pedro and Wilmington.

Wednesday, May 11, 6:15 p.m.

 Hilda L. Solis, L.A. County Supervisor, representing the First Supervisorial district

 Town Hall Transcripts – English
Spoke to residents in Northeast and East Los Angeles and the cities of Azusa, Baldwin Park, Bell, Bell Gardens, Claremont, Commerce, Cudahy, El Monte, Huntington Park, Industry, Irwindale, La Puente, Los Angeles, Maywood, Montebello, Monterey Park, Pico Rivera, Pomona, Rosemead, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, South Gate, Vernon, Walnut and West Covina.

Monday, May 9, 7:30 p.m.

  John Fasana, Councilmember, City of Duarte

 Town Hall Transcripts – English
Spoke to residents in the San Gabriel Valley cities of Alhambra, Arcadia Azusa, Baldwin Park, Bradbury, Claremont, Covina, Diamond Bar, Duarte, El Monte, Glendora, Industry, Irwindale, La Cañada/Flintridge, La Puente, La Verne, Monrovia, Montebello, Monterey Park, Pasadena, Pomona, Rosemead, San Dimas, San Gabriel, San Marino, Sierra Madre, South El Monte, South Pasadena, Temple City, Walnut and West Covina.

Monday, May 9, 6:15 p.m.

 Stephanie Wiggins, Metro’s Deputy CEO

 Town Hall Transcripts – English
Spoke to residents in the city of Los Angeles focusing on communities south of the Santa Monica Mountains including downtown and central Los Angeles, Hollywood, the Westside, South Los Angeles and the Harbor area.

Thursday May 5, 7:30 p.m.

 Richard F. Clarke, Metro’s Executive Director of Program Management

 Town Hall Transcripts – English
Spoke to residents in the cities in the Southeast area of Los Angeles County including Avalon, Artesia, Bell, Bellflower, Bell Gardens, Cerritos, Commerce, Compton, Cudahy, Downey, Hawaiian Gardens, Huntington Park, La Habra Heights, Lakewood, La Mirada, Long Beach, Lynwood, Maywood, Norwalk, Paramount, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, Signal Hill, South Gate, Vernon and Whittier.

Thursday, May 5, 6:15 p.m.

 Richard F. Clarke, Metro’s Executive Director of Program Management

 Town Hall Transcripts – English
Spoke to residents in the Westside, South Bay and South Los Angeles cities including Beverly Hills, Carson, Culver City, El Segundo, Gardena, Hawthorne, Hermosa Beach, Inglewood, Lawndale, Lomita, Manhattan Beach, Palos Verdes Estates, Rancho Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach, Rolling Hills, Rolling Hills Estates, Santa Monica, Torrance and West Hollywood.

Wednesday, May 4, 7:30 p.m.

 Richard F. Clarke, Metro’s Executive Director of Program Management

 Town Hall Transcripts – English
Spoke to residents in the Northern San Gabriel and San Fernando Valleys as well as Santa Clarita and Antelope Valleys.

Wednesday, May 4, 6:15 p.m.

 Metro Board Chair Mark Ridley-Thomas, representing the Second Supervisorial district

 Town Hall Transcripts – English
Spoke to residents in the cities of Carson, Compton, Culver City, Gardena, Hawthorne, Inglewood, Lawndale, Lynwood, the communities of South Los Angeles, Koreatown, and portions of West Los Angeles.