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Board of Directors Regular Meeting Agenda

 July 26, 2023                                            1:30 p.m.

 Lunch: 11:30

Round Table Pizza 292 S State St, Ukiah

Round Table Pizza 740 S Main St, Fort Bragg

 MTA Board of Directors

Saprina Rodriguez, Chair

Jim Tarbell, Vice Chair

Bruce Richard

Tess Albin-Smith

Dan Doyle

Dan Gjerde

Susan Sher

Fort Bragg

Diana Stuart Fort Bragg Division 190 East Spruce Conference Room

Teleconference with:


Ukiah Valley Conference Center Zinfandel Room 200 South School Street

The Chair will call for public comments during the Public Comment section of the agenda as well as during each agenda item discussion. Members of the public may also submit questions via email to 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. Comments must be submitted prior to the close of the comment period.

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MTA Board of Directors welcomes in-person 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.


  1. Approval of Minutes of June 28, 2023 Regular Board Meeting
  2. Acceptance of Preliminary Unaudited Financial Statements July – May 2023
  3. Acceptance of Service Performance Report
  4. Approval of Executive Director Conference Request – CalAct and CTA Fall Conferences


  1. Unmet Needs
  2. Discussion and Possible Adoption of Resolution No. 2023-08 Authorizing the Federal Funding under FTA Section 5310 with the California Department of Transportation.
  3. Discussion and Possible Adoption of Resolution No. 2023-09 Approving 23/24 Capital Budget Amendment, Electronic Fare Box Procurement
  4. Discussion and Possible Adoption of Resolution No. 2023-10 Approving Collective Bargaining Agreement with Teamsters Local 665 for the Term of July 1, 2023 to June 30, 2026.
  5. Discussion of LTF Shortfall 22/23 and 23/24


    1. Matters from Management
    2. Matters From MCOG
    3. Matters from 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 Sara Marquez at Mendocino Transit Authority by calling (707) 234-6456 or by email at at least 72 hours prior to the meeting.