NORTH COAST RAILROAD AUTHORITY (NCRA)

BOARD OF DIRECTORS SPECIAL MEETING

Friday, August 01, 2003      10 AM

 Ukiah Valley Conference Center, Riesling Room

200 South School Street, Ukiah, CA 
 
Minutes

 

A.                 CALL TO ORDER

Chair Woolley called the meeting to order at 10:05 AM

 

B.                 ROLL CALL

Roll call was conducted with the following members present: Leo Sears, Allan Hemphill, Budge Campbell, Robert Simonson, Dave Ripple, Chair Woolley presiding via conference call. Members absent: Bruce Burton.

 

Also present: Chris Neary – Legal Counsel and Dina Polkinghorne – Executive Assistant.

 

C.                 AGENDA APPROVAL

Upon motion by Director Ripple, 2nd by Director Simonson, and carried (6-0), the agenda was approved as presented.

 

D.                PUBLIC COMMENT

None

 

E.                 CLOSED SESSION

 

1.       Public Employment:

                                     Title: Executive Director

 

F.                  ANNOUNCEMENT FROM CLOSED SESSION

By unanimous consent, the board approved the hiring of Mitch Stogner as the new Executive Director.

 

G.                MATTERS FROM THE BOARD

Director Campbell commended Interim Executive Director Rick Kennedy for all his excellent work and dedication to the NCRA, the entire board conferred.

 

H.            ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEXT MEETING

 Regular Board Meeting – August 20th, 2003 – 10:00 am

 Arcata City Council Chambers, 736 F Street Arcata, Humboldt County, CA 

 

I.            ADJOURNMENT at 12:30 PM