NORTH COAST RAILROAD AUTHORITY (NCRA)

BOARD OF DIRECTORS REGULAR MEETING

 

AGENDA

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 15, 2002 AT 10:00 AM

 

EUREKA CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS

531 K STREET, EUREKA, HUMBOLDT COUNTY, CALIFORNIA, USA

 

 

 

A.        CALL TO ORDER

 

B.        ROLL CALL

 

C.        AGENDA APPROVAL

 

D.        PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

E.         CONSENT AGENDA

1.                  Minutes

a.                   Special Board Meeting of March 13, 2002

b.                  Property Management Committee Meeting of April 3, 2002

c.                   Regular Board Meeting of April 17, 2002

 

2.                  Revised Designation of Applicant’s Agent Resolution

 

3.                  Revised Contracts

a.                   Mustola Management

b.                  Moraine Associates

 

4.                  Meals for Extended Board Meetings

 

5.                  Deny Claims

a.                   State Farm Insurance Company

b.                  City of Petaluma

 

6.         Cost of Living Adjustment for Executive Director

 

F.         CONDUCT OF BUSINESS

1.                  Capital Projects Assessment Update

 

2.                  Approve Stephen Benson, Car Accountant, Contract Revision

 

 

G.        LIAISON REPORTS

1.           Northwestern Pacific Railroad Authority (NWPRA) – Mr. Bridges

 

2.           Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit Commission (SMART) – Mr. Bridges

 

H.       COMMITTEE REPORTS

            1.      Passenger – Dir. Hemphill and Dir. Opalach

    

2.        Property Management – Dir. Sears, Dir. Campbell, and Dir. Simonson

 

I.          CLOSED SESSION

1.         Conference with Real Property Negotiator - Government Code § 54956.8

Property: Cloverdale to Healdsburg segment Northwestern Pacific Line
Negotiations between: NCRA, Golden Gate Bridge, Highway, & Transport-

ation District, County of Marin, County of Sonoma, SMART, and NWPRA.
NCRA Negotiators: Leo Sears, Allan Hemphill, and David Ripple
Negotiations concerning the scope and extent of the NCRA Freight Easement over and across the NorthWestern Pacific Line; the interaction of the Freight Easement with the existing NWPRA Joint Powers Agreement; the
Operating Agreement with NWPRA; the exchange of underlying fee title of the Healdsburg to Cloverdale segment to a newly created entity of the State
Legislature dedicated to transit service and harmonious NCRA freight
operations on the NorthWestern Pacific Line; the nature and scope of the
respective passenger and intercity passenger easements.

 

2.         CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-Anticipated Litigation
Initiation of Litigation, Government Code Section 54956.9, one case

 

3.         LIABILITY CLAIMS:
Claimant: Herzog Construction
Under Discussion: Settlement Agreement

 

J.         ANNOUNCEMENT OF ACTION TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION

 

K.        STAFF REPORTS

1.            Executive Director Max H Bridges

 

            2.      Assistant Executive Director Douglas Christy

 

            3.      General Counsel Christopher J Neary

 

            4.      Property Manager Cyndee Logan

 

L.        MATTERS FROM BOARD MEMBERS

 

M.       ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEXT MEETING

            Regular Board Meeting – June 19, 2002

            Healdsburg City Council Chambers, 401 Grove Street, Healdsburg, Sonoma County, CA

 

N.        ADJOURNMENT