NORTH COAST RAILROAD AUTHORITY (NCRA)

BOARD OF DIRECTORS REGULAR MEETING

 

AGENDA

 

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2002 AT 10:00 AM

 

HEALDSBURG CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS

401 GROVE STREET, HEALDSBURG, SONOMA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA, USA

 

 

A.               CALL TO ORDER – 10:00 am

 

B.               ROLL CALL 10:00 am

 

C.               AGENDA APPROVAL 10:05 am

 

D.              CLOSED SESSION (1) – 10:15 am

 

Conference with Labor Negotiator

Agency Negotiator: Doug Christy/ Unrepresented Employee Max Bridges

 

E.               ANNOUNCEMENT OF ACTION TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION 10:45 am

 

F.                MINUTES APPROVAL 10:50 am

 

Regular Board Minutes of November 13, 2002

Finance Committee Meeting of November 18, 2002

 

G.              PUBLIC COMMENT 11:00 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.

 

H.              CONDUCT OF BUSINESS 11:20 am

 

1.            Monthly Financial Update – Sonoma County

2.            Quarterly Financial/Debt Repayment Update

3.            Funding Update

4.            Approval of Headquarters move to Ukiah and Associated Lease

5.            Authority to Advertise for Administrative Assistant

6.            Approval of Property Management Policy

7.            Finalize 2003 Board Meeting Dates/Venue

 

I.                 LIASON REPORTS 12:45 pm

 

1.            Northwestern Pacific Railroad Authority (NWPRA)

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

 

J.                COMMITTEE REPORTS – 12:50 pm

 

1.            Property Management Committee – Directors Sears, Campbell and Simonson

2.            Finance Committee – Directors Simonson, Burton and Campbell

3.            Passenger – Director Hemphill

 

K.              STAFF REPORTS 1:00 pm

 

1.            Executive Director Douglas M. Christy

2.            Max H. Bridges

3.            General Counsel Christopher J. Neary

 

L.               MATTERS FROM BOARD MEMBERS 1:10 pm

 

M.            CLOSED SESSION (2) – 1:15 pm

 

1.            Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation

Government code Section 54956.9 (a)

Mass Electric vs. Railways et al., Mendocino Superior Court Case #85230

 

2.            Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation

Significant Exposure to litigation pursuant to Government Code 54596.9 (b)

 

N.              ANNOUNCEMENT OF ACTION TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION  - 2:00 pm

 

O.              ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEXT MEETING ­– 2:10 pm

 

Regular Board Meeting – January (TBA) – 10:00 am (PST)

            TBA, Mendocino Co, CA, USA

 

P.                ADJOURNMENT 2:15 pm