AGENDA

 

NORTH COAST RAILROAD AUTHORITY (NCRA)

BOARD OF DIRECTORS REGULAR MEETING

 

 Wednesday, December 17th, 2003   10:00 AM

Healdsburg City Council Chambers

401 Grove Street, Healdsburg, California  

 
DRAFT AGENDA

 

AGENDA NOTE

All items appearing on the agenda are subject to action by the Board of Directors. Staff recommendations are subject to action by the Board of Directors. Staff recommendations are subject to change by the Board.

 

A.                 CALL TO ORDER

 

B.                 ROLL CALL

 

C.                 CONSENT CALENDAR

1.              Approval of Minutes – 11/19/2003 Regular Board Meeting

2.              Approval of Minutes – 11/18/2003 Property Committee Meeting

3.              Acceptance of Financial Reports

D.                AGENDA APPROVAL

 

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

         Anticipated litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 (b) (one case)

 

2.                   Conference with Real Property Negotiator

 Property Location: Ukiah Depot Parcel, adjacent to south side of Gibson Creek 

 Negotiating Parties: City of Ukiah and NCRA

 Under negotiation: Price and Terms, pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9

 

 

G.             ANNOUNCEMENT OUT OF CLOSED SESSION

 

H.             CONDUCT OF BUSINESS

            1.            Approve Board Meeting Schedule for 2004

           

I.             SMART II MOU UPDATE – Chris Neary

 
J.                COMMITTEE REPORTS

1.                 Finance – Dir. Burton

2.                Property – Dir. Simonson

3.                Passenger – Dir. Hemphill

               

K.        STAFF REPORT

            1.            Executive Director Mitch Stogner

                                    a.            FEMA Alternate Project Update

                                    b.            Caltrans Workshop

c.             Environmental Consent Decree Update

 

            2.            Legal Counsel Christopher Neary

 

 

L.          MATTERS FROM THE BOARD

                                                       

M.               ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEXT MEETING

                       

N.            ADJOURNMENT

 

 

AGENDA NOTE

All items appearing on the agenda are subject to action by the Board of Directors. Staff recommendations are subject to action by the Board of Directors. Staff recommendations are subject to change by the Board.

 

AMERICAN WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA) REQUESTS

To request disability-related modifications or accommodations for accessible locations or meeting materials in alternative formats (as allowed under Section 12132 of the ADA) please contact the NCRA office at 707 463-3280, at least 72 hours before the meeting.

 

ADDITIONS TO AGENDA

The Brown Act, Section 54954.2, states that the Board may take action on off-agenda items when: a) a majority vote determines that an “emergency situation” exists as defined in Section 54956.5, or b) a two-thirds vote of the body, or a unanimous vote of those present, determines that there is a need to take immediate action and the need for action arose after the agenda was legally posted, or c) the item was continued from a prior, legally posted meeting not more than five calendar days before this meeting.

 

CLOSED SESSION

If agendized, NCRA may adjourn to a closed session to consider litigation or personnel matters. Discussion of litigation or pending litigation may be held in closed session by authority of Government Code Section 54956.9; discussion of personnel matters by authority of Government Code Section 54957; to confer with their negotiator regarding real property by authority of Government Code Section 54956.8.