NORTH COAST RAILROAD AUTHORITY (NCRA)

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2000 AT 10:00 A.M.

 

WILLITS CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS

111 E COMMERCIAL STREET, WILLITS, MENDOCINO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA
 
 

 

 

 

 

A.       CALL TO ORDER

 

B.       ROLL CALL

 

C.       MINUTES

 

            Approval of Minutes of the September, 2000 Regular Board Meeting

 

D.        AGENDA APPROVAL

 

E.                 PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

            This portion of the Agenda allows the public to speak to the Board on various issues not     

            itemized on this Agenda.  Pursuant to the Brown Act, the Board may not take action on

            an item that does not appear on the Agenda.

 

F.       CONDUCT OF BUSINESS

 

1.     Consider Amendment to Herzog Contracting Corp Contract for Track Repair to

        Petaluma

            2.     Adopt Revised Scope of Work for Re-opening Project Between Willits and Samoa

            3.     Report on California Transportation Commission Meeting and Consider Approval of

                    Creditor Relief Letter

            4.     Discuss Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) Plan

            5.     Resolution to Elect Public Employees Medical and Hospital Care Act

            6.     Adopt California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Policy

            7.     Appoint Executive Director Bridges as Environmental Officer to Comply with 

                    CEQA Policy

            8.     Extension of Start-Up Date for Northwestern Pacific Railway Co. LLC (NWPY) and

                    Northwestern California Railway Engineering Corp. (NorCare) Permanent

                    Operating Agreement

 

G.        LIAISON REPORTS

 

            1.      Northwestern Pacific Railroad Authority (NWPRA) – Max H. Bridges

            2.      Legislation – Max H. Bridges

3.         Passenger – Dir. Hemphill

            4.      Cities – Dir. Mackenzie

            5.      Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit Commission (SMART) – Chair Jehn

            6.      Mendocino Council of Governments Technical Advisory Committee – Ms. Logan      

            7.      Web Site – Chair Jehn

            8.      Contractor – Northwestern Pacific Railway Co. LLC (NWPY)

 

H.       EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR REPORT – Max H. Bridges

 

I.         PROPERTY MANAGER REPORT – Cyndee Logan

 

J.         LEGAL REPORT – General Counsel Christopher J. Neary

 

K.        MATTERS FROM BOARD MEMBERS

 

L.        ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEXT MEETING

 

            Regular Board Meeting – November 15, 2000 10:00 a.m.

            Eureka City Council Chambers, 531 K Street, Eureka, Humboldt County, California

 

M.       CLOSED SESSION

 

            1.     Conference with Real Estate Negotiator – Ms. Logan

                    Government Code Section 54946.8

                    a.     Sale of Ukiah Depot

                    b.     Fiber Optics

                            I.     Pacific Bell

                            II.    Qwest Communications

                    c.     Baker Beverages

 

            2.     Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation    

                    Government Code Section 54956.9

                    Claim of California Western

 

            3.     Personnel Issue    

                    Government Code Section 54956.7

                    Employee Performance Evaluation – Executive Director

 

N.        ANNOUNCEMENT OF ACTION TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION

 

O.         ADJOURNMENT