NORTH COAST RAILROAD AUTHORITY (NCRA)

BOARD OF DIRECTORS SPECIAL MEETING

 

 Thursday, July 14, 2005   10:00 AM

By Teleconference

Call-In Locations Listed Below

 

Chairman John Woolley – 231 Cannon Building Washington D.C.

Director David Ripple – 181 Lynch Creek Way, Petaluma

Director Hal Wagenet – 101 N. Main St., Willits

Director Allan Hemphill – 137 Porterfield Creek Drive, Cloverdale

Director Robert Simonson – 419 Talmage Road, Suite M, Ukiah

Director Charles Ollivier –  1970 Ollivier Road, McKinleyville

Director Peter LaVallee – 2660 Woodley Road, NW, Washington D.C.

Executive Director Mitch Stogner – 419 Talmage Road, Suite M, Ukiah

Legal Counsel Christopher Neary – 110 S. Main Street, Willits

 

Draft Agenda

 

A.                 CALL TO ORDER

 

B.                 ROLL CALL

 

C.                 AGENDA APPROVAL

 

   D.           PUBLIC COMMENT

 

  E.            CONDUCT OF BUSINESS

 

1.                   Approval of Bid to Purchase Rail Cars and Signal Equipment.               

                                               

F.                CLOSED SESSION

 

                1.                Conference with Legal Counsel – Significant Exposure to Litigation pursuant to Gov.                                                 Code 545969 (b) (1 case)

                               

                2.                 Conference with Legal Counsel Existing Litigation pursuant to Gov 54596.9 (a) (1 case)

                               

                                                NCRA vs. Jerico Products Inc., Sonoma County # 235961

 

G.                ANNOUNCEMENT OUT OF CLOSED SESSION

 

H.                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.