NORTH COAST RAILROAD AUTHORITY (NCRA)

SPECIAL MEETING

AGENDA

JANUARY 8, 1999 10:00 A.M.

111 EAST COMMERCIAL STREET

WILLITS, CALIFORNIA

 

  1. CALL TO ORDER
  2. ROLL CALL
  3. AGENDA APPROVAL
  4. PUBLIC COMMENTS

E. HISTORY Review the key events in NCRA history

10:00 am

Ruth Rockefeller Sale by Southern Pacific

Former NCRA Director Bankruptcy of Eureka Southern

North Coast Railroad Authority Act

Dennis Wood Acquisition of Healdsburg to Willits

Former NCRA Director Establishment of Northwestern Pacific Railroad Authority

Office of Inspector General Audit and suspension of funds

Max H. Bridges Selection of Rail-Ways, Inc. as operator

NCRA Executive Director El Nino Storms

Federal Railroad Administration closure

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)/Office of

Emergency Services (OES) agreement

Consent Decree and Stipulated Judgment

FEMA/OES clarify the status of funding

NCRA Mission and Goals

 

F. PUBLIC SERVICE Discuss the requirements of Public Service

10:30 am

Christopher J. Neary Brown Act

NCRA General Counsel Conflict of Interest

Statements of Economic Interest

Fair Political Practices Commission

 

 

 

 

 

 

G. FINANCIAL Review the financial issues facing NCRA

11:00 am

Russ Mustola Status of debt -- FEMA and Non-FEMA

NCRA C.P.A. Audits

Accounting system

Need for additional revenues

H. ENVIRONMENTAL Review the status of environmental compliance

11:20 am

Rail-Ways, Inc. Consent Decree compliance

Union Pacific cleanup progress

I. UPGRADE Discuss the effort needed to restore historic level

11:40 am of service

Robert Jehn Provide Classes 2 and 3

NCRA Chair Long-term stabilization

Available funding

Project Management

  1. ADJOURNMENT

 

Note: Times listed are approximations only.