Board of Directors – March 2024 – County Connection – County Connection

Board of Directors - March 2024

Meeting Date: March 21, 2024


Thursday, March 21, 2024
9:00 a.m.

The Board Meeting will be held in-person at:
County Connection Board Room
2477 Arnold Industrial Way, Concord, California

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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 February 15, 2024*
    2. Investment Report as of December 31, 2023*
    3. Cap and Trade Grant (LCTOP) – FY 2023-24*
      Resolution No. 2024-016*
  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. BART Presentation: Safe and Clean Plan -BART Board Vice President Mark Foley
    2. Appointment of CCTA Bus Transit Board Ex-Officio Alternate*
    3. State Legislation Update
  7. Report of Standing Committees
    1. Administration & Finance Committee
      1. Proposed Updates to Board-Adopted Policies Regarding Expense Reimbursement and Credit Cards *
        Resolution No. 2024-017* and Resolution No. 2024-018*
        (The A&F Committee and staff recommend that the Board approves Resolution No. 2024-017 and 2024-018 adopting the Expense Reimbursement Policy No. 02.14 and Credit Card Policy No. 06.06.)
    2. Marketing, Planning & Legislative Committee
      1. Draft 2024 County Connection Federal Legislative Advocacy Program – Information Only*
        (Staff will present an updated draft of the 2024 County Connection Federal Legislative Advocacy Program.)
      2. Title VI Program Update*
        Resolution No. 2024-019*
        (The MP&L Committee and staff request that the Board adopt Resolution No. 2024-019, approving the 2024 Title VI Program.)
      3. FY2025 Marketing Plan*
        (The MP&L Committee and staff request that the Board approve the proposed FY 2025 Marketing Plan.)
    3. Operations & Scheduling Committee
      1. Approval of Revised Public Transportation Agency Safety Plan (PTASP)*
        Resolution No. 2024-015*
        (The O&S Committee and staff recommends that the Board adopt Resolution No. 2024-015, authorizing the General Manager to approve the revised Public Transportation Agency Safety Plan (PTASP).)
  8. 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.)
  9. Next Meeting Date: April 18, 2024
  10. Closed Session:
    1. Liability Claims (Government Code Section 54956.95) Claim against Central Contra Costa Transit Authority; Claimant: Shannon Cross
    2. Conference with Labor Negotiator (pursuant to Government code Section 54957.6) Negotiator: General Manager
      Employee Organizations:
      Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 1605, AFL-CIO, Bus Operators
      Machinists Automotive Trades District Lodge No. 1173, Machinists
      Teamsters Union, Local 856, AFL-CIO, Transit Supervisors
  11. Open Session:
  12. Adjournment