Humboldt Transit Authority
Governing Board of Directors
Regular Meeting - December 16, 2009
HTA Conference Room - 133 V Street Eureka
Call meeting to order Page
Approval of minutes
Minutes from the November 18, 2009
regular board meeting. 1.
Action Necessary: Make corrections, if necessary. Approve minutes.
Members of the community are invited to comment on items
or transit issues not on the agenda.
Financial statement and performance reports. Handout
This item covers the operating statements and performance
reports for Redwood Transit System, Eureka Transit Service,
Willow Creek Extension, Quail, Arcata Dial-a-Ride and the AMRTS
Action Necessary: Receive and file.
Discussion Agenda -
Items Requiring Action by the HTA Board
Agreement for Operation of Bus Transit System in
the Southern Humboldt Area 3.
Humboldt Transit Authority is prepared to operate two (2) separate
transit services for the Southern Humboldt county area. Both
bus services, a fixed route and a commuter bus, are scheduled
to begin service on January 4, 2010. This agreement is the
contract between the County of Humboldt and HTA for operation
of those services.
Action Necessary: Approve the Agreement.
b. Americans with Disabilities Act Paratransit Plan
for Southern Humboldt Transit. 14.
The Federal Transit Administration requires that all fixed route
transit services adopt a paratransit plan demonstrating how
the transit service will meet the needs of ADA qualifying passengers.
This ADA paratransit plan is for the new fixed route service in
the Southern Humboldt county area.
Action Necessary: Adopt the ADA Paratransit Plan for Southern
c. Funding for the Humboldt Connection commuter
The Federal Transit Administration has funding available for
commuter services through the Section 5311(f) program. HTA
staff wishes to apply for these funds for the commuter bus
service which will connect Southern Humboldt with Northern
Action Necessary: Adopt Resolution 09-05 authorizing staff
to apply for FTA Section 5311(f) funds in the amount of $100,000.
d. Letter of Rejection. 68.
Connie Brown has filed a claim against the Humboldt Transit
Authority for an incident taking place on the Eureka Transit
Service on October 29, 2009.
Action Necessary: Reject claim.
VI. Informational Items
This item will afford board members the opportunity to share
any relevant informational items that have come to their
attention since the last regular board meeting.
VII. Administrative and Board Member Items
This item will afford staff and the board members the opportunity
to relate any relevant activities which have taken place or come to
the staff’s or board’s attention since the last regular board meeting.