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 Board of Directors

Meeting Agenda

Wednesday, September 28, 2022                                                                                                    1:30 p.m.

MTA Board of Directors

Saprina Rodriguez, Chair

Jim Tarbell, Vice Chair

Bruce Richard

Tess Albin-Smith

Vacant, Point Arena South Coast

Maureen Mulheren

Josefina Dueňas



Ukiah Valley Conference Center

200 South School Street

Merlot Room

This meeting will take place in the Ukiah Valley Conference Center, at 200 S. School St, Ukiah, California, and virtual attendance will be available via Zoom (pursuant to Government Code section 54953(e)(1)(A)).

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 Regular Board Meeting

Time: September 28, 2022 01:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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Meeting ID: 896 9589 9051

Passcode: 239483

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 July 27, 2022 Regular Board Meeting

2. Approval of Minutes of August 22, 2022 Special Board Meeting

3.  Acceptance of Service Performance Report

4. Acceptance of Preliminary Unaudited Financial Statements July 2021 – June 2022

5. Acceptance of GASB 68 report

6. Adoption of Resolution No. 2022‐22 Authorizing Remote Teleconference Meetings of the   Board of Directors of Mendocino Transit Authority for the period of September 28th, 2022 through October 26, 2022 Pursuant to Brown Act Provisions.

7. Approval of Executive Director Conference Request – CALACT Fall Conference & Expo November 1-4, 2022 in Santa Rosa Ca and CTA Fall Conference November 16-18, 2022 in Ontario Ca.


1. Unmet Needs

2. Operating Reserve Policy Review

3. Discussion and Possible Adoption of Resolution 2022-23 Approving Application for FY 22-23 State of Good Repair Funds.

4. Discussion and Possible Approval of MTA Procurement Policy Addendum:

Protest Procedures & Dispute Resolution Process.


 1. Matters from Management

 2. Matters From MCOG

 3. 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.