NORTH COAST RAILROAD AUTHORITY (NCRA)

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

 

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2002 AT 10:00 AM

 

WILLITS CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS

111 EAST COMMERCIAL STREET, WILLITS, MENDOCINO COUNTY, CA, USA 

 

 

 

 

A.        CALL TO ORDER

 

B.        ROLL CALL

 

C.        MINUTES

           

Approve Minutes of December 19, 2001 Regular Board Meeting

 

D.        AGENDA APPROVAL

 

E.         PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

F.         CONDUCT OF BUSINESS

 

1.         Discussion Regarding Willits North Storm Damage Project

 

2.            Re-Consider Property Management Contract

 

3.         Consider Change to Designated Regular Board Meeting Day

 

4.            Discussion Regarding Car Hire

 

5.            Adopt Independent Contractor Procedures

 

6.            Consider Correspondence Regarding Headwaters Mitigation Fund

 

7.            Request Purchase of Maps

 

G.        LIAISON REPORTS

 

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

 

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

 

            3.         Legislation – Mr. Bridges

 

            4.         Web Site – Robert Jehn, Webmaster

 

            5.         Cities – Dir. Mackenzie

 

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

 

H.        COMMITTEE REPORTS        

          

1.         Passenger – Dir. Hemphill and Dir. Opalach     

 

            2.         Permanent Operator – Chair Ripple, Dir. Hemphill, and Dir. Sears

 

3.         NWP Governance – Chair Ripple, Dir. Hemphill, and Dir. Sears

 

4.         Property Management – Chair Ripple, Dir. Sears, and Dir. Campbell


I.          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

 

J.        MATTERS FROM BOARD MEMBERS

 

K.        ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEXT MEETING

           

Regular Board Meeting – Date to be Announced

            Eureka City Council Chambers, 531 K Street, Eureka, Humboldt County, CA, USA 

 

L.         CLOSED SESSION

 

1.            Personnel Issue

                        Government Code § 54956.7

                        Employee Performance Evaluation – Executive Director

 

            2.         Conference with Legal Counsel Neary – Anticipated Litigation

                        Government Code § 54956.9(b)

                        Significant Exposure to Litigation – One Case

 

M.         ANNOUNCEMENT OF ACTION TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION

 

N.         ADJOURNMENT