Board of Directors – April 2023 – County Connection – County Connection

Board of Directors - April 2023

Meeting Date: April 20, 2023


Thursday, April 20, 2023
9:00 a.m.

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The Governor has announced that the State of Emergency due to COVID-19 has been lifted as of February 28, 2023.
Accordingly, this Board Meeting will be held in-person at:

County Connection Board Room
2477 Arnold Industrial Way, Concord, California and via teleconference location****

Staff and members of the public may attend in-person or participate remotely via Zoom at:

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Or Telephone:
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Webinar ID: 853 9913 3311

Please Note the following COVID-19 Protocols for in-person attendance:

Visitors experiencing the following symptoms of COVID-19 may not enter the building:

  • Cough
  • Chills
  • Sore Throat
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Muscle Pain
  • Loss of Taste or Smell
  • Fever

Public comment may be submitted via email to: Please indicate in your email the agenda item to which your comment applies. Comments submitted before the meeting will be provided to the Board of Directors before the meeting. Comments submitted after the meeting is called to order will be included in the correspondence that will be provided to the full Board.

Oral public comments will also be accepted during the meeting in person and through Zoom* or the teleconference number listed above.

Should Zoom not be operational, please check online at: for any updates or further instruction.

The County Connection Board of Directors may take action on each item on the agenda. The action may consist of the recommended action, a related action or no action. Staff recommendations are subject to action and/or change by the Board of Directors.

  1. Call to Order/Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Roll Call/Confirm Quorum
  3. Public Communication
  4. Consent Calendar
    1. Approval of Minutes of Regular Meeting of March 16, 2023*
    2. CCCTA Investment Policy-Quarterly Reporting Requirement*
  5. Report of Chair
  6. Report of General Manager
    Under this item, the General Manager will report on matters of relevance to CCCTA including, but not necessarily limited to, the following:

    1. Tour of Gilling’s Facility in Livermore, CA
    2. CEO’s Ride Along for Earth Day, April 21, 2023
    3. Employee Events: Bus Rodeo and Employee Awards
      (County Connection is planning to hold a bus rodeo and an employee award ceremony on Saturday, May 6, 2023.)
  7. Report of Standing Committees
    1. Administrative & Finance Committee
      1. Award Contract to Brown Armstrong for Independent Year End Financial Audit Services*
        Resolution No. 2023-031*
        (The A&F Committee and staff recommends the Board of Directors adopt Resolution No. 2023-031, authorizing the General Manager to enter into a contract for financial audit services with Brown Armstrong Accountancy Services for a period of up to five years, beginning with FY 2023.)
      2. Adoption of the Draft Fiscal Year 2024 Proposed Draft Budget and Forecast*
        Resolution No. 2023-032*
        (The A&F Committee and staff recommends the Board adopt Resolution No. 2023-032, approving the Draft Fiscal Year 2024 Proposed Draft Budget and Forecast so a timely TDA claim can be submitted to MTC.)
    2. Marketing, Planning & Legislative Committee
      1. Transit Corridor Study*
        Resolution No. 2023-034*
        (The MP&L Committee and staff requests that the Board adopt Resolution No. 2023-034 authorizing the General Manager to execute and file an application with MTC for regional discretionary funding for the Transit Corridors Study.)
      2. 99X Free Fares*-Information Only
        (Staff will provide an update on the proposed fare change on Route 99X.)
    3. Operations & Scheduling Committee
      1. Innovative Clean Transit Rule – Zero-Emission Bus Rollout Plan*
        Resolution No. 2023-033*
        (The O&S Committee and staff request the Board adopt Resolution No. 2023-033, approving the Zero-Emission Bus Rollout Plan and submission of plan to CARB.)
      2. Go San Ramon Update*-Information Only
        (Staff will provide an update on the proposed changes.)
  8. Report from the Advisory Committee
    1. Ian McLaughlin, Chair of the Advisory Committee, will give an update from the Advisory Committee*
  9. Board Communication – (Directors are limited to providing information, asking clarifying questions about matters not on the agenda, responding to public comment, referring matters to committee or staff for information, or requesting a report to be made at another meeting.)
  10. Next Meeting Date: May 18, 2023
  11. Adjournment