Action Summary

NORTH COAST RAILROAD AUTHORITY (NCRA)

BOARD OF DIRECTORS REGULAR MEETING

Wednesday, April 21, 2004   10:00 AM

 

The roll was called with the following Directors Present: Ellinger, Hemphill, Ripple, Sears, Simonson, Woolley

Directors Absent: Burton

 

C.                AGENDA APPROVAL

 

ACTION: Upon motion by Director Simonson, 2nd by Director Ripple, and carried (6-0) the agenda was approved with the following changes: Item J.1 be moved to F.2

 

C.                AGENDA APPROVAL

                Legal counsel Chris Neary requested to add an item to the Closed Session, “Meyer vs NCRA” Item H.5

 

ACTION: Upon motion by Director Sears, 2nd By Director Ellinger, and carried (6-0) the Board approved adding an additional item to the Closed Session, “Meyer vs NCRA.”

 

D.                CONSENT CALENDAR

1.        Approval of Minutes – 3-15-2004 Regular Board Meeting

2.        Acceptance of Financial Reports – Feb 2004

3.        Acceptance of Financial Reports – March 2004

 

ACTION:  Upon motion by Director Ripple, 2nd by Director Hemphill, and carried (6-0) the Board approved the Consent Calendar items 1 – 3. 

 

D                CONSENT CALENDAR

 

4.        Approval of Quitclaim Deed to City of Willits for Alleyway Adjacent to Willits Depot

 

ACTION: Upon motion by Director Ellinger, 2nd by Director Hemphill, and carried (6-0) the Board approved Consent Calendar item 4.

 

F.                  CONDUCT OF BUSINESS

 

1.        Petaluma Industry Track Project         Director Burton arrived at the end of the discussion

                

ACTION: Upon motion by Director Simonson, 2nd by Director Ripple, and carried (5-1-1), the Board supports the Petaluma Industry Track Project in concept with the condition that the final agreement between the parties be drafted in writing for counsel and board approval.

Ayes – Ellinger, Hemphill, Ripple, Simonson, Woolley

Nays – Sears

Abstaining – Burton

 

2.       Permit Policy for Non-Profit and Ad Hoc Groups.

 

ACTION: Upon motion by Director Hemphill, 2nd by Director Ripple, and carried (7-0) the board referred the matter to the Property Committee.

 

G.            STAFF REPORTS

            1.d    Letter from the City of Arcata re: Commuter Service from Rio Dell to Arcata and possibly     McKinleyville. 

 

ACTION: Upon motion by Director Hemphill, 2nd by Director Burton, and carried (7-0) the Board directed staff to compose a letter to the City responding to their request.