LAVTA on freeway with other traffic

Board of Directors Meeting

1. Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance

2. Roll Call of Members

3. Meeting Open to Public
• Members of the audience may address the Board of Directors on any matter within the general subject matter jurisdiction of the LAVTA Board of Directors.
• Unless members of the audience submit speaker forms before the start of the meeting requesting to address the board on specific items on the agenda, all comments must be made during this item of business. Speaker cards are available at the entrance to the meeting room and should be submitted to the Board secretary.
• Public comments should not exceed three (3) minutes.
• Items are placed on the Agenda by the Chairman of the Board of Directors, the Executive Director, or by any three members of the Board of Directors. Agendas are published 72 hours prior to the meeting.
• No action may be taken on matters raised that are not on the Agenda.
• For the sake of brevity, all questions from the public, Board and Staff will be directed through the Chair.

4. Wheels September Accessible Advisory Committee Minutes Report

5. Consent Agenda

Recommend approval of all items on Consent Agenda as follows:

A.Minutes of the September 8, 2014 Board of Directors meeting and September 15, 2014 Board of Directors Special meeting.

B. Treasurer’s Report for the month of August 2014

Recommendation: The Finance and Administration Committee recommends approval of the August 2014 Treasurer’s Report.

C. Contract with Gillig

Recommendation: The Finance & Administration Committee recommend the Board adopt the resolution and authorize staff to proceed with the purchase of the buses. Resolution 28-2014.

6. Human Resources Policy and Organization Chart Update

Recommendation: The Finance and Administration Committee recommends the Board approve Resolution 26-2014, the Proposed LAVTA Human Resources Policy and the Proposed Organization Chart.

7. Adoption of Updated Conflict of Interest Code

Recommendation: Staff proposes that the Board of Directors adopt the attached Conflict of Interest Code, including updated Appendix of Designated Officials and Employees. Resolution 27-2014.

8. Service Changes Update: Outreach Report for August Changes and Preliminary Activities for February 2015

Recommendation: None – information only.

9. Paratransit Service – Update

Recommendation: None – information only.

10. Approve Change in the Professional Services Agreement with Kathleen Kelly Consulting

Recommendation: Staff recommends that the Board approve the contract with Kathleen Kelly Consulting for a sum not to exceed $81,500.

11. Executive Director’s Report

12. Matters Initiated by the Board of Directors

• Items may be placed on the agenda at the request of three members of the Board.

13. Adjourn to CLOSED SESSION


Government Code Section 54957
Title: Executive Director

15. Report From Closed Session

16. Action Item Following Closed Session

A. Consider adoption of Resolution 31-2014 Appointing the Executive Director and Authorizing the Chair of the Board to Execute an Employment Agreement (Resolution to be provided at Board Meeting)

17. Next Meeting Date is Scheduled for: November 3, 2014

18. Adjournment

Please refrain from wearing scented products (perfume, cologne, after-shave, etc.) to these meetings, as there may be people in attendance susceptible to environmental illnesses.

I hereby certify that this agenda was posted 72 hours in advance of the noted meeting.

LAVTA, Administrative Assistant, /s/ Diane Stout 10/1/14
On request, the Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority will provide written agenda materials in appropriate alternative formats, or disability-related modification or accommodation, including auxiliary aids or services, to enable individuals with disabilities to participate in public meetings. A written request, including name of the person, mailing address, phone number and brief description of the requested materials and preferred alternative format or auxiliary aid or service should be sent at least seven (7) days before the meeting. Requests should be sent to:
Executive Director
Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority
1362 Rutan Court, Suite 100
Livermore, CA 94551
Fax: 925.443.1375