NORTH COAST RAILROAD AUTHORITY (NCRA)

BOARD OF DIRECTORS REGULAR MEETING

 

 Wednesday, July 21, 2004   10:00 AM

Willits City Council Chambers

300 East Commercial St. Willits, Mendocino County

 

ACTION SUMMARY

 

Directors present: Ellinger, Hemphill, Ripple, Ollivier, Simonson, Burton. Directors absent: Woolley

 

C.     AGENDA APPROVAL

 

ACTION: Upon motion of Director Ollivier, 2nd by Director Ellinger, and carried (6-0) the board approved the agenda with the following addition; Item H.5 “Height vs NCRA”.

 

D.     CONSENT CALENDAR

1.              Approval of Minutes – 6/16/2004 Regular Board Meeting

 

ACTION: Upon motion by Director Ripple, 2nd by Director Ellinger, and carried (6-0) the Consent Calendar was approved with the following changes to item D.1; Replace the name Sears with Ollivier on item B; Director Ripple recused himself on item I.1 due to a conflict of interest.

 

      F.            CONDUCT OF BUSINESS     

 

            1.             Approval of Q-Fund Proposal

           

ACTION: Upon motion by Director Ripple, 2nd by Director Simonson, and carried (6-0), the board approved the proposal as presented.

               

2.                Approval of CEQA Adoption

 

                ACTION:  No discussion – No action taken

 

 

       I.    CLOSED SESSION

 

1.                 Conference with Real Property Negotiator pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8

Property Location: Northern Sonoma County

Negotiating Parties: Tyris Corp and NCRA

Under negotiation: Terms and Conditions of Lease

 

ACTION: The board received information and gave direction to staff.

 

2.                 Conference with Real Property Negotiator pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8

Property Location: Cahto Peak and Pratt Mountain

Negotiating Parties: Johannesen and NCRA

Under negotiation: Terms and Conditions of Sale of Interest in BLM License and NCRA Lease

 

ACTION: The board received information and gave direction to staff.

 

 

3.                Conference with Legal Counsel - Anticipated Litigation pursuant to Government Code     

                Section 54956.9 (two cases). 

                ACTION: The board received information and gave direction to legal counsel.

 

4.                 Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation pursuant to Government Code     

                Section 54956.9 (one case – Mass Electric vs NCRA).  

             

                ACTION: The board received information and gave direction to legal counsel.

 

5.                Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation pursuant to Government Code     

                Section 54956.9 (one case – Height vs NCRA).  

 

                                ACTION: The board received information and gave direction to legal counsel.