NORTH COAST RAILROAD AUTHORITY (NCRA)

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

 

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2002 AT 10:00 AM

 

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF LOCATION:

 

HUMBOLDT COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS CHAMBERS

825 FIFTH  STREET, EUREKA, HUMBOLDT COUNTY, CALIFORNIA, USA 

 

 

 

 

 

A.        CALL TO ORDER

 

B.        ROLL CALL

 

C.        MINUTES – Approve Minutes of January 16, 2002 Regular Board Meeting

 

D.        AGENDA APPROVAL

 

E.         PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

F.         CONSENT CALENDAR

 

1.                  No Change to Designated Regular Board Meeting Day and Time

 

2.         Create Discretionary Fund of $3,000 for Purchases Authorized by the Executive Director

 

3.         Adopt Personnel Rules and Regulations and Proposed Classification Plan

 

4.         Approve Accounting Procedures to Implement Agreement with Sonoma County

 

5.         Approve Mustola Management Contract for Interim Accounting Services Subject  

to Counsel Approval

 

G.        CONDUCT OF BUSINESS

 

1.         Discuss the Willits North Storm Damage Project

 

2.                  Approve Army Corps to Advertise Mainline Railroad Relocation Project for

Construction in the Summer of 2002    

 

3.         Discuss Proposed Legislation Regarding the Issue of Governance

               

4.         Discuss Resolving Car Hire

 

5.         Recommend Declaring Passenger Rolling Stock Surplus and Sell

 

6.         Consider Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2002-03

 

7.         Status of Payment for Property Policies and Procedures

 

8.                  Approve Lease to City of Santa Rosa for Effluent Line

 

H.        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

 

I.         CLOSED SESSION

 

Personnel Issue

           Government Code § 54956.7

           Employee Performance Evaluation – Executive Director

 

J.         ANNOUNCEMENT OF ACTION TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION

 

K.        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


L.         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

 

M.        MATTERS FROM BOARD MEMBERS

 

N.        ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEXT MEETING

           

Regular Board Meeting – March 20

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

 

O.        ADJOURNMENT