September 10, 2014
GREATER LAPEER TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
CALL TO ORDER
Meeting was called to order at 4:00 by Chairman Kosiara. Pledge of Allegiance.
Larry VanHorn, John Kosiara, Dan Engelman, Harry Green, Ray Hayes, Dawn Walker.
Excused: John Lyons. Others: Carol Wegher, Brad Fry, Beverly Dupuis.
CHANGES/ADDITIONS TO AGENDA
Regular meeting closed at 4:01. Annual meeting opened at 4:02.
Motion by Kosiara to nominate Engelman for Chairman, Engelman declines. Motion by Green second by Hayes to nominate Kosiara. Motion approved unanimously.
Motion by Kosiara to nominate Green for Vice Chairman, second by VanHorn. Motion approved unanimously.
Motion by Engelman to nominate Walker for Secretary, second by VanWagnen. Motion approved unanimously.
Motion by Kosiara to nominate Wegher for Treasurer, second by Engelman. Motion approved unanimously.
Annual meeting closed at 4:06. Regular meeting reopened at 4:07.
There will no funding cut for the preliminary budget formula distribution from MDOT.
FY15 2,123,500 budget was at 36.26% which represents $769,437 in reimbursement. The final percentage is 36.78 creating reimbursement of $772,483.
Motion by Walker second by Green to approve the agenda and the minutes of the August 13, 2014 meeting as submitted. Motion approved unanimously.
Motion by Hayes second by VanHorn to approve the bill listing as submitted. Roll call vote. Motion approved unanimously.
Motion by Engelman second by Hayes to approve Project Authorization #2012-0089/P12, FY15 Specialized Services. Motion approved unanimously.
Discussion regarding August 7, 2014 letter from Abraham & Gaffney.
Discussion regarding FY2015 funding level.
Maintenance issues were reviewed.
Income/Expense and Balance Sheet were reviewed.
State/Federal Issues – none.
Open Contracts FY11 Section 5311/CMAQ/STP bus replacement, parking lot and communication equipment. GLTA received the (5) vehicles and the parking lot project is complete. Wegher is working on MVL/ADT RFP. FY12 Section 5311/STP bus replacement has been delivered.
July 2014 ridership was down slightly from 2013. Passenger counts from Lapeer Days and the Eastern Michigan Fair were less than 2013.
Motion by VanHorn second by VanWagnen to adjourn. Meeting adjourned at 4:42.
Next meeting is scheduled for October 8, 2014.
Beverly Dupuis Recording Secretary Dawn Walker Secretary