April 16, 2014 Board Minutes
GREATER LAPEER TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
APRIL 16, 2014
CALL TO ORDER
Meeting was called to order at 4:00 by Chairman Kosiara.
John Kosiara, Larry VanHorn, Ray Hayes, Dave VanWagnen, Harry Green, Dawn Walker, John Lyons.
Excused: Dan Engelman. Others: Carol Wegher, Brad Fry and Beverly Dupuis.
CHANGES/ADDITIONS TO AGENDA
Maintenance software, FT14 State Operating Subsidy, millage renewal.
Motion by Hayes second by VanWagnen to approve the changes to agenda and minutes of the March 19, 2014 meeting as submitted. Motion approved unanimously.
Motion by Walker second by Green to approve the bill listing as submitted. Roll call vote. Motion approved unanimously.
Contracts – none.
Motion by Walker second by VanHorn to approve the purchase 1 replacement computer for dispatch and an upgrade for another; the purchase is not to exceed $900. Motion approved unanimously.
Motion by Walker second by Green to purchase maintenance diagnostic software package; the purchase is not to exceed $2700. Motion approved unanimously.
Maintenance issues were discussed. Parking lot is in need of minor repair.
Income and Expense was discussed.
Balance Sheet was reviewed.
State /Federal Issues were discussed. FY14 State Local Operating Subsidy reimbursement percentage was budgeted at 38.6%. Unencumbered funds in the CTF will be used to increase rural transit operator’s percentage to 39.3%.
Open Contracts – no discussion.
Discussion regarding 2015 millage renewal.
No new information from MTA regarding non emergency medical transportation.
The Mott Community College run will be reevaluated at the end of the current semester.
Ridership for March 2014 was down slightly from the same time last year.
The next meeting is scheduled for May 14, 2014.
Motion by Walker second by Green to adjourn. Meeting adjourned at 4:50.
Beverly Dupuis Recording Secretary Dawn Walker Secretary