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Board of Directors

Regular Meeting Agenda


Wednesday, May 25, 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: May 25, 2022 01:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) 

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

Meeting ID: 824 0011 7064 Passcode: 869137 

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 April 27, 2022 Regular Board Meeting
  1. Acceptance of Service Performance Report
  1. Acceptance of Financial Reports – July through March 2022
  2. Adoption of Resolution No. 2022‐15 Authorizing Remote Teleconference Meetings of the Board of Directors of Mendocino Transit Authority for the period of May 25, 2022, through June 25, 2022, Pursuant to Brown Act Provision


  1. Unmet Needs: Solicit Public Input
  1. Discussion and Possible Approval of Draft Operations Budget for Fiscal Year 2022-2023
  1. Discussion and Possible Approval of Draft Capital Budget for Fiscal Year 2022-2023
  1. Discussion and Possible Direction to Staff to Modify MTA’s Existing Regular Board Meeting Schedule


  1. Conference with Labor Negotiators Pursuant to Government Code §54957.6(a) Agency Designated Representatives: Executive Director Jacob King Employee Organization:  Teamsters Union Local 665



  1. Matters from Management
  1. 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 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.