August 13, 2014
GREATER LAPEER TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
AUGUST 13, 2014
CALL TO ORDER
→Meeting was called to order by Chairman Kosiara at 4:00. Pledge of Allegiance.
→John Kosiara, Larry VanHorn, Phil Thick, Dave VanWagnen, Dan Engelman, Harry Green and Ray Hayes.
Absent: John Lyons. Others: Carol Wegher, Beverly Dupuis.
CHANGES/ADDITIONS TO AGENDA
→Delete item H, Action Items
PUBLIC HEARING – MILLAGE
→Motion by Hayes second by Thick to close the regular meeting at 4:05 and open the public hearing regarding millage at 4:06. No comments. Public hearing closed at 4:07. Motion by Hayes second by Thick to reopen regular meeting at 4:08. Roll call vote. Motion approved unanimously.
→Motion by Engelman second by VanWagnen to approve the agenda and the minutes of the July 9, 2014 meeting as submitted. Motion approved unanimously.
→Motion by Hayes second by Green to approve the bill listing as submitted. Roll call vote. Motion approved unanimously.
→Motion by Thick second by Engelman to approve Contract 2012-0089/P11 – CMAQ Replacement Bus. Motion approved unanimously.
→Motion by Green second by Engelman to approve 5% of retained earnings at 9/30/2014 to be set aside in the Facility Maintenance Renovation Account. Motion approved unanimously.
→Discussion regarding funding cuts and service reductions have been tabled until the next regular board meeting.
→Motion by Thick second by VanWagnen to amend the GLTA pension plan effective August 14, 2014, to change the normal retirement age of the plan to age 55. Roll call vote. Motion approved unanimously.
→Per board consensus millage tabled until the 2016 election.
→Three new busses have been delivered with the other three are expected next week.
Parking lot catch basin and asphalt repair have been completed. Crack sealing, seal coating and striping will take place in several weeks.
→Income and Expense Summary were reviewed.
→Balance Sheet was reviewed.
→State and Federal Issues – none.
→Open Contracts FY11 Section 5311/CMAQ/STP busses received, parking lot repair in process and Wegher is working on communication equipment RFP. FY12 Section 5311 STP bus has been delivered.
→Ridership for July 14 increased over 600 passengers from July 13.
Motion by Thick second by Engelman to adjourn. Meeting adjourned at 4:50.
Beverly Dupuis Recording Secretary Dawn Walker Secretary