NORTH COAST RAILROAD AUTHORITY (NCRA)

BOARD OF DIRECTORS REGULAR MEETING

 

 Monday, March 15, 2004   10:00 AM

Healdsburg City Council Chambers

401 Grove Street, Healdsburg, Sonoma County

 
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.                 AGENDA APPROVAL

 

D.                CONSENT CALENDAR

1.              Approval of Minutes – 1/19/2004 Regular Board Meeting

2.              Approval of Minutes – 2/27/2004 Special Meeting

3.              Acceptance of Financial Reports – December 2003

4.        Acceptance of Financial Reports – January 2004               

 

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.         SPECIAL PRESENTATION

1.             Petaluma Industry Track Project  -

Tom Hargis, Director – Petaluma River Projects, City of Petaluma  

                                    Bill Silva – Engineering Firm of Winsler & Kelley

 

G.        CONDUCT OF BUSINESS

            1.             Acceptance of single year audit 02/03

                                Stacey Edgmon & Phil Aycock

  

H.        COMMITTEE REPORTS

            1.             Operator Committee

                2.             Finance Committee

3.                Property Committee

 

I.          STAFF REPORTS

                1.             Executive Director

                                                a)             Update - FEMA Alternate Project 

b)                   Update - Consent Decree Update

 

2.                    Legal Council

a)             Standstill Agreement       

 

J.         CLOSED SESSION

            1.             Potential Litigation – 1 case

                        Pursuant to Government Code Section 54596.9

 

K.        ANNOUNCEMENT OUT OF CLOSED SESION

           

L.          MATTERS FROM THE BOARD

                                                       

M.       ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEXT MEETING

                       

            April 21, 2004

Ukiah City Council Chambers

300 Seminary Ave. Ukiah, Mendocino Co.

           

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.