NORTH COAST RAILROAD AUTHORITY (NCRA)

BOARD OF DIRECTORS REGULAR MEETING

 

 Wednesday, June 16, 2004   10:00 AM

Healdsburg City Council Chambers

401 Grove St. 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 – 5/19/2004 Regular Board Meeting

2.        Acceptance of Financial Reports – May 2004

3.            Acceptance of Preliminary Budget FY 04-05

 

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.            PRESENTATION     

 

            1.                City of Healdsburg – Foss Creek Pathway Project: Chet Wystepek

           

G.        STAFF REPORTS

            1.                Executive Director Mitch Stogner

 

                                A)                Update on FEMA Alternate Project

                                B)                Update on the Waste and Debris Clean Up Project 

C)                  Upcoming CTC Presentation                 

D)                  Update on T-21 Reauthorization

 

2.                Legal Counsel Chris Neary    

           

H.             COMMITTEE REPORTS

 

            1.             Ad Hoc Operator Committee – Director Ripple

2.                   Property Committee – No Report

3.                  Finance Committee – No Report

 

I.             CLOSED SESSION

 

1.                 Conference with Real Property Negotiator pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8

Property Location: Northern Sonoma County

Negotiating Parties: Tyris Corp and NCRA

Under negotiation: Terms and Conditions of Lease

 

2.                Conference with Legal Counsel  - Anticipated Litigation pursuant to Government Code     

                Section 54956.9 (two cases). 

 

3.                 Conference with Legal Counsel  - Existing Litigation pursuant to Government Code     

                Section 54956.9 (one case – Mass Electric vs NCRA).  

             

J.            ANNOUNCEMENT OUT OF CLOSED SESSION

                 

K.             MATTERS FROM THE BOARD

 

L.               ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEXT MEETING

            July 21, 2004

                Willits City Council Chambers

                111 East Commercial St. Willits, Mendocino County

                       

M.                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.