AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

NORTH COAST RAILROAD AUTHORITY

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 1999 AT 10:00 A.M.

WILLITS CITY HALL

111 EAST COMMERCIAL STREET

WILLITS, CALIFORNIA

 

  1. CALL TO ORDER
  2. ROLL CALL
  3. ANNUAL BOARD ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING
    1. Change to Bylaws
    2. Elect Officers
  1. MINUTES

    Approval of Minutes of September 15, 1999 Regular Board Meeting

  2. AGENDA APPROVAL
  3. PUBLIC COMMENTS

    This is the place on the agenda for any comments by members of the audience on issues not listed elsewhere on the agenda. Action cannot be taken on any item not listed on the agenda but can be placed on the next NCRA Board Agenda for action.

  4. CONSENT AGENDA
    1. Approval of Expenditures

2. Approval of Security Agreement with Rail-Ways, Inc. implementing action taken

February 23, 1999

  1. CONDUCT OF BUSINESS
    1. Consideration of Claim by California Western Railroad, Inc.
    1. 2. Presentation by Hopland Community Alliance regarding potential use of Hopland
    2. Depot Property

3. Proposed Supplement Number 1 to revise the NCRA Five-Year Business Plan

  1. LIAISON REPORTS
    1. NWPRA Report – Max H. Bridges
    2. Legislation – Max H. Bridges
    3. Passenger – Robert Jehn
    4. Cities – Jack McKellar
    5. Contractor Report – Rail-Ways, Inc.
    6. Sonoma-Marin Rail Transit Commission – Robert Jehn
  1. STAFF REPORTS
    1. Executive Director Report – Max H. Bridges
    2. Property Management Report – Cyndee Logan
  1. Report Summary
  2. Pacific Bell Letter of Interest for Easement
  1. LEGAL
    1. Environmental Compliance
    2. Union Pacific
  1. MATTERS FROM BOARD MEMBERS
  2. ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEXT MEETING

    November 17, 1999, 10:00 a.m. – Humboldt County

  3. CLOSED SESSION
    1. Conference with Real Property Negotiators – Cyndee Logan/Christopher Neary

Government Code Section 54956.8

  1. Negotiating Parties: Pacific Bell, NCRA

Property Interest: 5’ Longitudinal Easement, Rio Dell, Ukiah

Subject: Price, terms, location, relocation

b. Negotiating Parties: Williams Communications, Sprint, Pacific Bell,

NCRA

Property Interest: Longitudinal Easement, Cloverdale to Healdsburg

Subject: Price, terms, location, relocation

    1. Conference with Real Property Negotiator – Max Bridges

Government Code Section 54956.8

  1. Negotiating Parties: Mendocino Transit Authority, NCRA

Property Interest: Ukiah Depot

Subject: Price, terms

    1. Conference with General Counsel – Christopher Neary

Government Code Section 54956.9(b)(2)

Significant Exposure to Litigation: Pacific Rail Services

  1. ANNOUNCEMENT OF ACTION TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION
  2. ADJOURNMENT

Note: Staff recommendations are subject to change. Action can be taken on any Agenda Item including Items noticed for Closed Session.