Board of Trustees


Notice is hereby given that the Board of Trustees of the Rock Island County Metropolitan Mass Transit District has rescheduled the location of the remainder of the scheduled 2021 meetings from 1515 River Drive, Moline, IL to Centre Station, 1200 River Drive, Moline, IL. The meeting will be held at its regularly scheduled time of 1 p.m. and will be open to the public in accordance with Governor J.B. Pritzker’s Proclamations and Executive Orders related to the COVID-19 pandemic and the Open Meetings Act

**COVID-19 UPDATE - 06/28/2021

Modified Remote Attendance Protocol (updated from previous COVID‐19 Open Meeting Protocol)  

Public meetings governed by the Illinois Open Meetings Act will be conducted in accordance with this MetroLINK Modified Remote Attendance Protocol. This protocol broadens opportunity for public access, while respecting certain health‐based restrictions. Effective immediately, MetroLINK invites public participation through in‐person or live‐stream attendance. Instructions for meeting participation are available on MetroLINK’s website or by contacting MetroLINK’s administrative office at 309.786.2705. 

 As to in‐person attendees, requirements (including face coverages and social distancing) will be applied per guidance from the Transportation Security Administration and the Illinois Department of Public Health, as applicable.  

Each meeting will consist of in‐person attendance by at least three Trustees. Authorization exists to allow as many as two Trustees to participate remotely, subject to the procedures within MetroLINK Bylaws and the Illinois Open Meetings Act. During the course of each meeting, attendees are encouraged to promptly speak up (or call the number furnished in this Notice) if deficiencies in sound quality or signal delivery are detected.

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Topic: BOT Meeting

Time: Aug 11, 2021 01:00 AM Central Time (US and Canada)

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Meeting ID: 427 039 3854

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In accordance with Illinois State Statutes, a board of 5 trustees governs MetroLINK. The mayors of the five principal municipalities within MetroLINK’s district boundaries appoint the trustees separately for a four-year term. The five municipalities include the Cities of East Moline, Moline, Rock Island, and Silvis, and the Village of Milan. 


  • Chairperson: Robert J. Baecke, East Moline
  • Vice-Chairperson: Berlinda Tyler-Jamison, Rock Island
  • Secretary/Treasurer: Maria Ontiveros, Moline
  • Trustee: Melinda Thorngren, Silvis
  • Trustee: Dave Krouth, Milan


Meetings of the MetroLINK Board of Trustees are held at 1:00 pm on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at MetroLINK'S Administrative Office, 1515 River Drive, Moline, Illinois.