June 11, 2014
GREATER LAPEER TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
JUNE 11, 2014
CALL TO ORDER
→Meeting was called to order at 4:00 by Chairman Kosiara. Pledge of Allegiance.
→John Kosiara, Larry Van Horn, John Lyons, Dawn Walker, Dan Engelman, Dave VanWagnen, Harry Green. Absent: Ray Hayes. Others: Carol Wegher, Brad Fry and Beverly Dupuis.
CHANGES/ADDITIONS TO AGENDA
→Motion by Engelman, second by Green to approve the agenda as submitted. Motion approved unanimously.
→Motion by Walker, second by Engelman to approve the minutes of the May 14, 2014 meeting as submitted. Motion approved unanimously.
→Motion by Green, second by Engelman to approve the bill listing as submitted. Roll call vote. Motion approved unanimously.
→Contracts – None.
→Motion by Walker, second by Green to approve the updates to Title VI Program as submitted. Motion approved unanimously.
→Motion by Engelman, second by Green to approve the Employee Handbook updates as submitted, with Section 207 paragraph 9 to read as follows: Sick leave benefits will continue to accumulate until the employee has accrued a total of 1920 hours (240 calendar days of sick leave benefits). If the employee’s benefits reach this maximum, further accumulation of sick leave benefits will be suspended until the employee has reduced the balance below the limit. Unused sick leave benefits will not be paid to employees while they are employed or upon termination of employment. In the event an employee
retires at age 62 from GLTA with an accumulated 1920 hours of sick time they will receive compensation for ¼ of that time at their current hourly rate. Motion approve unanimously.
→Per Board consensus GLTA will be making a few changes to the automated phone system.
→Maintenance issues were discussed. Per Board consensus all six of the restroom stools will be replaced with a commercial grade product. Fry is obtaining quotes for resurfacing/repair of the parking lot.
→ Income and Expense Summary was reviewed.
→Balance Sheet was reviewed.
→State/Federal Issues – none.
→Open Contracts P7-FY12 Section 5309 State of Good Repair – 5 bus replacements and P8-FY13 Section 5311 CMAQ – 1 bus replacement, buses on order , delivery is expected soon.
→Monroe Street Property, motion by Walker, second by Engelman to make an offer of $45,000 on the property per memo from Wegher dated June 4, 2014. Wegher will contact City Assessor to verify zoning and the size of the parcel. Motion approved unanimously.
→Ridership for May 2014 increased from May 2013.
→Next meeting is scheduled for July 9, 2014.
Motion by Engelman, second by Walker to adjourn. Meeting adjourned at 5:15.
Beverly Dupuis Recording Secretary Dawn Walker Secretary