Board of Directors
Regular Meeting Agenda
Complete Agenda Packet (PDF)
Wednesday, January 27, 2021 1:30 p.m.
MTA Board of Directors
Saprina Rodriguez, Chair
Jim Tarbell, Vice Chair
Jacob King, Interim Executive Director
Bob Butler, Maintenance Manager
Mark Harvey, CFO
Dawn White, Mobility Manager
Heather Lindsteadt, HR Director/Recording Secretary
Due to the Shelter In Place Order issued by Mendocino County Public Health on March 17, 2020, and pursuant to Governor Newsom’s Executive Orders N-33-20 and N-25-20, members of the MTA Board of Directors will participate in this meeting via teleconference or videoconference.
Executive Order N-29-20 further provides that a legislative body that holds a meeting via teleconference and allows members of the public to observe and address the meeting telephonically or otherwise electronically, consistent with notice and accessibility requirements as set forth in the Order, shall have satisfied any requirement that the body allow members of the public to attend the meeting and offer public comment. Such a body need not make available any physical location from which members of the public may observe the meeting and offer public comment.
Members of the public may participate by phone:
United States (Toll Free) 1 866 899 4679
Access Code: 574-310-341
Please press mute on your phone until public comments are open. Members of the public may also submit questions via email by 5:00 p.m. on January 26, 2021. Email comments to firstname.lastname@example.org and these comments will be read aloud during the public comment section of the meeting and be made part of the official record of the meeting.
Please visit https://mendocinotransit.org/board-of-directors/ to view available agenda background documents.
A. CALL TO ORDER
B. PROCLOMATION OF APPRECIATION FOR OUTGOING BOARD DIRECTORS
1. Adoption of Resolution 2021-01 Proclamation of Appreciation for Lloyd Cross
C. INTRODUCTION OF NEWLY APPOINTED DIRECTOR
1. Eric Dahlhoff – City of Point Arena
D. PUBLIC COMMENT
MTA Board of Directors welcomes participation in its meetings. Comments shall be limited to three (3) minutes per person so that everyone may be given an opportunity to be heard. To expedite matters and avoid repetition, whenever any group of persons wishes to address the MTA Board of Directors on the same subject matter, the Chair may request that a spokesperson be chosen by the group. This item is limited to matters under the jurisdiction of the Mendocino Transit Authority which are not on the posted agenda. Public criticism of the MTA Board will not be prohibited. No action shall be taken.
E. CONSENT CALENDAR
1. Approval of Minutes of October 28, 2020 Board Meeting
2. Approval of Minutes of December 9, 2020 Board Meeting
3. Acceptance of Service Performance Report
4. Acceptance of Financial Statements – July 2020 through November 2020
F. ACTION & DISCUSSION
1. Unmet Needs: Solicit Public Input
2. Discussion and Possible Approval of Resolution 2021-__ Authorizing the Interim Executive Director to Apply for Funding Through CalTrans Sustainable Transportation Planning Grant Program.
3. Discussion and Possible Approval of Policy – Disposition of Agency Owned Surplus Equipment, Supplies, and Other Tangible Agency Property
G. DIRECTOR AND MANAGEMENT REPORTS
1. Matters from Management
2. Matters from Directors
H. CLOSED SESSION
The Board will adjourn into Closed Session on one item:
Employee Performance Evaluation
Interim Executive Director Evaluation of Performance
Pursuant to Government Code §54957
I. ANNOUNCEMENT OUT OF CLOSED SESSION
1. Discussion and Possible Appointment of Executive Director
Anticipated adjournment is 3:30 p.m.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance
Mendocino Transit Authority complies with AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA). Upon request, MTA will attempt to reasonably accommodate individuals with
disabilities by making meeting material available in appropriate alternate formats pursuant to Government Code Section 54953.2 and Section 202 of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (42 U.S.C. Sec. 12132). Anyone requiring reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the meeting should contact Heather Lindsteadt at Mendocino Transit Authority by calling (707) 234-6447 or by email at email@example.com at least 72 hours prior to the meeting.