NORTH COAST RAILROAD AUTHORITY (NCRA)

BOARD OF DIRECTORS REGULAR MEETING

 

AGENDA

 

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2003 AT 10:00 AM

 

ARCATA CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS

736 F STREET, ARCATA, HUMBOLDT COUNTY, CALIFORNIA, USA

 

 

A.                 CALL TO ORDER

 

B.                 ROLL CALL

 

C.                 AGENDA APPROVAL

 

D.                MINUTES APPROVAL

 

Regular Board Minutes January 14, 2003

 

E.                 PUBLIC COMMENT

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.                  CLOSED SESSION

          

             1.  Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation

                  Significant exposure to litigation

                  Government Code Section 54956.9(b)

 

G.                ANNOUNCEMENT OF ACTION TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION

        

 

H.                CONDUCT OF BUSINESS

 

            1.  Harbor Revitalization Plan Update

 

2.  Financial Update

a)      Monthly Financial Statements

b)      Q-Fund Repayment          

 

           3.  Composition of Standing Committees

a)      Finance

b)      Property

c)      Passenger

d)      Other

 

           4.  Funding Update (TCRP, FEMA/OES, TEA 21)

a)      Environmental Remediation (Task Order #4)

b)      Environmental Assessment (PEAR)

c)      Future Capital Upgrades

 

           5.  NWPY Standstill Agreement Update

                             

           6.  Right-of-Way Transfer Discussion (SMART II)

               

                 

I.                   COMMITTEE REPORTS

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

2.            Finance Committee – Directors Simonson, Burton and Campbell

3.            Passenger – Director Hemphill

 

J.                   STAFF REPORTS

1.            Executive Director Douglas M. Christy

2.            General Counsel Christopher J. Neary

 

K.                  MATTERS FROM BOARD MEMBERS

 

L.                 ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEXT MEETING

 

            Regular Board Meeting – March 19, 2003 – 10:00 am (PST)

                  Santa Rosa, County Board of Supervisors Chambers, 2300 County Center Drive,

                  Suite B177, Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, CA

 

M.              ADJOURNMENT