NORTH COAST RAILROAD AUTHORITY (NCRA)

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 19, 2000 AT 10:00 A.M.

 

WILLITS CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS

111 EAST COMMERCIAL STREET

WILLITS, MENDOCINO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA
 

A.                 CALL TO ORDER

 

B.                 ROLL CALL

 

C.                 MINUTES

 

            Approval of Minutes of the June 21, 2000 Regular Board Meeting

 

D.                AGENDA APPROVAL

 

E.                 PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

            This place on the Agenda is for comments by members of the audience on issues not      

            listed elsewhere on the Agenda.  Action cannot be taken on items not listed on the 

            Agenda, but can be placed on the next NCRA Board Agenda for action.

 

F.        CONDUCT OF BUSINESS

 

1.     Authorize Signatores to the Bank of Willits Property Account   

            2.     Approve Project Manager Job Description and Authorize Hiring Recruiting Firm

            3.     Action to Approve Bylaws

            4.     Adopt Executive Director Performance Evaluation Procedure

            5.     Authorize Issuance of Request for Proposals for Engineering Services

            6.     Property Management Issues for Consideration

                    a.     Lease Format    

                    b.     Fee Structure

                    c.     Residents on Railroad Property

                    d.     Lease, Kenneth A Quigley

                    e.     Lease Procedure

            7.     Authorize Signatores to CalTrans Fund Transfer Agreements

            8.     Approve Contract with Mustola Management to Provide Accounting Services

            9.     Action to Adopt Budget for Fiscal Year 2000-2001

            10.   Consider Approach to Southern Division Repairs to Class I Status by Amending

                    Southern Remediation Agreement or Issuing New Request for Proposals

            11.   Consider Rail-Ways, Inc. Request for Extension of Start-up Date to Trigger

                    Commencement Date of Permanent Operation Agreement

            12.     Claims Recommended for Denial    

                      a.     Bushnell Enterprises ($212,195.05)

                      b.     Bushnell Enterprises ($8,408.89)

            13.     California Western Railroad Presentation

 

G.                LIAISON REPORTS

 

            1.      NWPRA – Max H. Bridges

            2.      Legislation – Max H. Bridges

3.         Passenger – Robert Jehn

            4.      Cities – Jack McKellar

            5.      Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit Commission – Robert Jehn

            6.      Mendocino Council of Governments Technical Advisory Committee – Cyndee      

                     Logan

            7.      Web Site – Robert Jehn

            8.      Contractor – Rail-Ways, Inc.

 

H.         EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR REPORT – Max H. Bridges

 

I.           PROPERTY MANAGER REPORT – Cyndee Logan, Lake Management

 

J.          LEGAL REPORT – General Counsel Christopher J Neary

 

K.         MATTERS FROM BOARD MEMBERS

 

L.         ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEXT MEETING

 

             Regular Board Meeting – August 16, 2000 10:00 a.m.

             Eureka City Council Chambers, 825 Fifth Street, Eureka, Humboldt County, California

 

M.        CLOSED SESSION

             1.     Conference with Real Estate Negotiators – Max H. Bridges, Cyndee Logan

                     Government Code Section 54946.8

                     Concerning Sale of the Ukiah Depot

             2.     Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation    

                     Government Code Section 54956.9

                     a.     NCRA v. Green

                     b.     East Bay Machine v. NCRA

                     c.     Rail-Ways, Inc. v. NCRA, California Western (Including Consideration of

                             Rail-Ways, Inc. Claim)

                     d.     Claim of Richard Reid

                     e.     Claim of James Bruggere

                     f.     Green v. NCRA

 

N.         ANNOUNCEMENT OF ACTION TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION

 

O.         ADJOURNMENT