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Board of Directors

Regular Meeting Agenda

 Complete Board Packet (PDF)

Wednesday, March 30, 2022                                                                                 1:30 p.m.

MTA Board of Directors

Saprina Rodriguez, Chair

Jim Tarbell, Vice Chair

Bruce Richard

Tess Albin-Smith

Eric Dahlhoff

Maureen Mulheren

Josefina Dueňas

Pursuant to Governor Newsom’s Executive Orders N-29-20 revised on June 11, 2021, and Executive Order N-08-21 revised on June 11, 2021, and pursuant to AB 361, members of the MTA Board of Directors will participate in this meeting via teleconference or videoconference.


Zoom videoconference link provided to Board members and by request.

Please submit access request to or call MTA Administration at (707) 462-1422.

 Topic: MTA Board Meeting

Time: March 30, 2022 01:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

 Audio Call-in Option: +1 669 900 6833 (in CA)

Meeting ID: 851 0489 5761 Passcode: 291401

Please press mute on your phone or computer until public comments are open. 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 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 February 23 Regular Board Meeting

2.  Approval of Minutes of March 23 Special Board Meeting

3. Approval of Minutes of March 25 Special Board Meeting

4. Acceptance of Service Performance Report

5. Acceptance of Financial Reports – July 2021 through January 2022

6. Adoption of Resolution No. 2022‐07 Authorizing Remote Teleconference Meetings of the Board of Directors of Mendocino Transit Authority for the period of March 30, 2022, through April 27, 2022, Pursuant to Brown Act Provisions.

7. Surplus Vehicle Disposal


1. Unmet Needs: Solicit Public Input

2. Discussion and Possible Acceptance of 2020-2021 Draft Fiscal & Compliance Audit/Single Audit

3. Discussion and Possible Adoption of Resolution 2022-08 Approving the PG&E and Mendocino Transit Authority’s Ten-Year Agreement for PG&E’s EV Fleet Program.

4. Presentation, Discussion and Possible Adoption of Resolution 2022-09 For a Three-Year Contact between Carahsoft, Swiftly and Mendocino Transit Authority for CAD/AVL and GTFS Real Time for $172,260.00

5. Discussion and Possible Adoption of Resolution 2022-10 Authorization for the Execution of the Certifications and Assurances and Authorized Agent Forms for the Low Carbon Transit Operations Program (LCTOP) for the following project(s): Purchase Zero Emission Cutaway Vehicle.

6. Presentation Discussion and Possible Approval of Resolution 2022-11 for Validator Contactless Payment Between Cal-ITP and Mendocino Transit Authority.

7. Discussion and Possible Approval of Resolution 2022-12 Authorizing the Federal funding under FTA section 5311 (49 U.S.C. SECTION 5311) and/or 5339 (49 U.S.C. SECTION 5339) with California Department of Transportation

8. Approval of Special Event: Point Arena Special Event Fringe Festival


  1. Matters from Management

2. Matters from Directors


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) 234-6458 or by email at at least 72 hours prior to the meeting.