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Board of Directors

Regular Meeting Agenda


Wednesday, May 29, 2024                                                                                    1:30 p.m.


MTA Board of Directors

Saprina Rodriguez, Chair

Jim Tarbell, Vice Chair

George West

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

200 South School Street


Zoom videoconference link provided to Board members and by request. Please submit an access request to or call MTA Administration at (707) 462-1422.

Topic: MTA Regular Board Meeting

Time: May 29, 2024  01:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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B. Recognition and Appreciation of Retiring MTA Board Member Bruce Richard


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 people 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 March 27, 2024, Regular Board Meeting
    2. Acceptance of Preliminary Unaudited Financial Statements July 2023 – March 2024
    3. Acceptance of Service Performance Report
    4. Acceptance of Single Audit

MTA Single Audit Report 6.30.23


  1. Unmet Needs
  2. FY 24/25 Preliminary Draft Operating Budget
  3. Adoption of Resolution No. 2024-02 Authorizing the FY 24-25 State of Good Repair funds to procure the two (2) buses approved January 31, 2024
  4. Adoption of Resolution No. 2024-03, Authorizing the FY 24-25 Caltrans 5311 and 5311f application
  5. Discussion and Possible Adoption of Resolution 2024-04, 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 Vehicle.
  6. Discussion of required training for Directors, AB 1234 and AB 1661.
  7. LSC Short Range Transit Development Plan Presentation and Possible Acceptance


  1. Matters from Management
  2. Matters from MCOG
  3. Matters from Directors

G. CLOSED SESSION- Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1): Rebecca Oseguera Claim



            Anticipated adjournment is 3:00 p.m.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance

Mendocino Transit Authority complies with the 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 under 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) 234-6456 or by email at at least 72 hours before the meeting.