NORTH COAST RAILROAD AUTHORITY (NCRA)

BOARD OF DIRECTORS REGULAR MEETING

 

AGENDA

 

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2002 AT 10:00 AM

 

EUREKA CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS

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

 

 

 

A.                 CALL TO ORDER – 10:00 am

 

B.                 ROLL CALL 10:00 am

 

C.                 AGENDA APPROVAL 10:05 am

 

D.                MINUTES APPROVAL 10:15 am

Regular Board Minutes of October 16, 2002

 

E.                 PUBLIC COMMENT 10:30 am

Comments will be limited to three minutes per person and not more than ten minutes per subject, so that everyone can be heard.  “Public comment” time is limited to matters under the jurisdiction of the Authority that may not have been considered by the Authority previously and are not on the agenda.  No action will be taken.  Members of the public may also comment during specific agenda items when recognized by the chair.

 

F.                  CONDUCT OF BUSINESS 10:50 am

1.            Independent Single Year Audit of FY Ending June 30, 2000

2.            Consideration of Resolution Regarding Interim Use of Arcata & Mad River ROW

3.            CTC Action Items for January 2003 Meeting

(a)          Revised Q-Fund Repayment Strategy

(b)         Updated Financial Status

(c)          Debt Reduction Status

(d)         Local Funding Strategy

(e)          FEMA Funds/MOU

(f)           Operator Status

 

G.                LIASON REPORTS 12:00 pm

1.            Northwestern Pacific Railroad Authority (NWPRA)

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

 

 

H.                COMMITTEE REPORTS – 12:10 pm

1.             

2.             Finance Committee – Directors Simonson, Burton and Campbell

3.            Passenger – Director Hemphill

 

I.                   STAFF REPORTS 12:30 pm

1.            Executive Director Douglas M. Christy

2.            Max Bridges

3.            General Counsel Christopher J. Neary

 

J.                  MATTERS FROM BOARD MEMBERS 12:50 pm

 

K.                CLOSED SESSION 1:00 pm

1.            Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation Initiation of Litigation, Government Code Section 54956.9 One Case (Blackpoint Bridge)

2.            Conference with Labor Negotiator.  Board of Directors negotiations with unrepresented employees: Assistant Executive Director and Executive Director.

3.            Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation

Government Code 54956(a)

Mass Electric vs. Rail-Ways; Cal Carbon vs. NCRA

 

L.               ANNOUNCEMENT OF ACTION TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION  - 2:30 pm

 

M.            ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEXT MEETING ­– 2:35 pm

Regular Board Meeting – December 18, 2002 – 10:00 am (PST)

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

 

N.              ADJOURNMENT 2:40 pm