March 11, 2015
GREATER LAPEER TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
MARCH 11, 2015
BOARD MEMBERS: John Kosiara – Elba Township
Dan Engleman – Mayfield Township
Larry Van Horn – Oregon Township
John Lyons – City of Lapeer
Harry Green – City of Lapeer
Dawn Walker – Lapeer Township
Dave Van Wagnen – City of Lapeer
Ray Hayes – Deerfield Township
OTHER: Carol Wegher – Executive Director
Brad Fry – Maintenance Director
Beverly Dupuis – Finance Director
Kelly Bales – Executive Director
Meeting was called to order at 4:00 pm by Chairman Kosiara. Pledge of Allegiance.
CHANGES /ADDITIONS TO AGENDA
Under Action Items Kosiara would like to vote on A and F immediately after Public Comments.
Motion by Hayes second by Green to approve the agenda as submitted. Motion approved unanimously.
Motion by Van Horn second by Engleman to offer the Executive Director position to Kelly Bales per the Employment Agreement dated March 11, 2015. Bales accepts. Motion approved unanimously.
Motion by Walker second by Engleman to approve the minutes of the February 11, 2015 meeting as submitted and the minutes of the special meeting of March 4, 2015 with the following correction (CONTRACT WILL BE FOR 30 MONTHS, NOT 24 MONTHS). Motion approved unanimously.
Motion by Van Horn second by second by Lyons to approve the bill listing as submitted. Roll call vote. Motion approved unanimously.
Contracts – None
Motion by Kosiara second by Green to close GLTA savings account at LCBT. Balance will be transferred into LCBT regular checking. Motion approved unanimously.
Discussion of Wegher proposal, tabled until next month.
Bus #3 and bus #6 had engines replaced. New engines are under warranty.
Fry has received several estimates for the repairs to bus #9.
Income and Expense Summary were reviewed.
Balance Sheet was reviewed.
State and Federal Issues – none.
Open Contracts FY11 Section 5311/CMAQ/STP/P8 – Communication equipment no activity. FY14 Section 5311/CMAQ/P11-bus replacement, bus is on order.
FY12 Audited Distribution – GLTA will receive $6,621
Ridership was down in February due to school closings.
Next regular meeting will be held on April 8, 2015.
Meeting adjourned at 5:00pm
Beverly Dupuis, Recording Secretary Dawn M Walker, Secretary