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            Dec 8 12:00 pm PCAC Meeting

            Thursday, December 8, 2022 12:00 Noon – 2PM

            20th FLOOR CONFERENCE ROOM  4

            This Meeting May Be Attended In Person Or Remotely



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            This public meeting will be recorded and made available for viewing on the PCAC YouTube Channel


            **Members of the public attending must furnish names to PCAC 

            at 212-878-7087 or [email protected] in advance to facilitate building entry. 

            *** 12:00 Noon. *** 

            12:00:            Approval of December 8, 2022 Agenda

            Approval of September 8, 2022 Minutes  

            12:05:            PCAC Chair’s Report and LIRRCC Chair’s Report 

            NYCTRC Chair’s Report 

                                          MNRCC Chair’s Report 

            12:20:           Vote: Open Meetings Law Resolution and Regulations

            12:30:           Twenty-Year Needs Analysis and Comparative Evaluation Overview: Michael Shiffer, Sr. VP, Regional Planning, MTA C&D; Sean Fitzpatrick, Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of the President, MTA C&D; Will Schwartz, Deputy Chief, MTA Government and Community Relations

            1:00:             Discussion: Fiscal Cliff and PCAC Recommendations

            1:30:             Old Business

            1:45:             New Business

            2:00              Adjournment


            Dec 15 12:00 pm NYCTRC Meeting
            Dec 19 9:00 am MTA Committee Meeting
            Dec 21 9:00 am MTA Board Meeting



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