April 8, 2015
GREATER LAPEER TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
APRIL 8, 2015
John Kosiara – Elba Township
Larry Van Horn – Oregon Township
Dan Engelman – Mayfield Township
Dawn Walker – Lapeer Township
Harry Green – City of Lapeer
Ray Hayes – Deerfield Township
John Lyons – City of Lapeer
David Van Wagnen – City of Lapeer
Carol Wegher – Executive Director
Brad Fry – Maintenance Director
Beverly Dupuis – Finance Director
Stacy Kent – Michigan Planners
Meeting was called to order at 4:00PM by Chairman Kosiara. Pledge of Allegiance.
HEALTH CARE RENEWAL & RETIREE SUFFIX
Discussion regarding July 1, 2015 health care renewal. Motion by Engelman second by Hayes to approve the Blue Care Network HMO Platinum 10% plan, and to add the retiree suffix for eligible employees.
Retiree suffix requires 10 years of service, retirement age 55, retiree pays 100% of the premium.
Motion approved unanimously, with Lyons and Walker stating opposition to the elective abortion benefit.
Bus #9 has not come back from the body shop.
Motion by Walker second by Engelman to approve the agenda as submitted and the minutes of the March 2015 as amended. Motion approved unanimously.
Motion by VanHorn second by Lyons to approve the bill listing as submitted. Roll call vote. Motion approved unanimously.
Discussion regarding Contract 2012-0089/P13/R1.
Motion by Walker second by Lyons to approve the proposal from Wegher regarding assistance to Bales for up to a year. Motion approved unanimously.
Motion by Lyons second by Engelman to change the name of the Finance Director to Finance and Operations Manager. Motion approved unanimously.
Income and Expense were reviewed.
Balance Sheet was reviewed.
State/Federal Issues. Discussion regarding Proposal 1.
FY11 Section 5311/CMAQ/STP/P8 Communication Equipment – GLTA ready to go out to bid for
FY14 Section 5311/CMAQ/P11 Bus Replacement – bus is on order.
Per Board consensus new office chairs (6) will be ordered.
Per Board consensus the starting salary for the new Finance and Operations Manager will be $42,000
Ridership for the month of March 2015 was discussed.
Next regular meeting will be held on May 13, 2015.
Motion by Walker second by Green to adjourn. Meeting adjourned at 5:15PM
Beverly Dupuis Recording Secretary Dawn Walker Secretary