NORTH COAST RAILROAD AUTHORITY (NCRA)

BOARD OF DIRECTORS REGULAR MEETING

Wednesday, June 14, 2006 ~10:00 a.m.

Healdsburg City Council Chambers ~ 401 Grove Street

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.        MATTERS FROM THE BOARD

 

E.         COMMITTEE REPORTS

 

            1.         Finance Committee - Director LaVallee

            2.         Operator Committee - Chairman Hemphill

 

F.         CONSENT CALENDAR

 

             1.        Approval of Minutes – May 2006

             2.        Approval of Minutes – Finance Committee Meeting – May 2006

             3.        Approval of Minutes – Special Meeting – May 2006

             4.        Approval of Financial Statements – May 2006

             5.        Approval of Resolution Approving Agency and TCRP Budgets for Fiscal Year 06-07

           

G.        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.

 

H.        PRESENTATIONS

 

                1.         Dave Anderson – TCRP 32.4, TCRP 32.5, ISTEA

            2.         Moss Bittner – PowerPoint Presentation

 

I.          CONDUCT OF BUSINESS

 

            1.         Adoption of Conceptual Strategic Plan – Phase 1

                       

 

 

 

 

J.         STAFF REPORTS

 

1.                   Executive Director Mitch Stogner

           

            a)  CTC Update

            b)  FEMA/OES

           

2.         Legal Counsel Chris Neary

 

K.         CLOSED SESSION

 

            1.         Conference with Legal Counsel-Anticipated Litigation

                                Significant Exposure to Litigation pursuant to Gov.Code 54596.9

                                (One Case) ; NWPY vs. NCRA

 

                2.             Conference with Real Estate Negotiators

                                NWP Railroad

                                Agency Negotiators:  Allan Hemphill; Bob Simonson; Hal Wagenet; Mitch                                                  Stogner; C.J. Neary;  Gov Code 54956.8

                                Parties to Negotiation:  NCRA; NWP, Inc.

                                Under Negotiation: All Terms of Lease and Operating Agreement.

 

                3.             Public Employee Performance Evaluation and Contract Renewal

                                Gov Code Section 54947

                                Position: Executive Director

 

L.         ANNOUNCEMENT OUT OF CLOSED SESSION

 

M.        ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEXT MEETING

           

            July 12, 2006

                Fortuna City Counsel Chambers

                621 11th Street

                Fortuna – Humboldt County

           

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.