Board of Directors – May 2023 – County Connection – County Connection

Board of Directors - May 2023

Meeting Date: May 18, 2023


Thursday, May 18, 2023
9:00 a.m.

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

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

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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. Public Hearing: 99X Fare and Service Change Title VI Equity Analysis
  5. Consent Calendar
    1. Approval of Minutes of Regular Meeting of April 20, 2023*
  6. Report of Chair
    1. Recognition of the 2023 Board Chair’s Award
  7. 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. Employee Events: Bus Rodeo and Employee Awards
      1. Recognition of the 2023 Employees of the Year
      2. Recognition of the 2023 General Manager’s Award
      3. Recognition of Retiring Employees
    2. CalSTA Listening Session at MTC with Toks Omishakin
  8. Report of Standing Committees
    1. Administrative & Finance Committee
      1. Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT) Contract Recommendation* Resolution No. 2023-035*
        (The A&F Committee and staff recommends the Board of Directors adopt Resolution No. 2023-035, authorizing the General Manager to enter into an agreement with Tranova LLC. to provide NEMT reimbursement management services for a two-year base term with three one-year options commencing July 1, 2023, at the cost of $49,500 for initial start-up and $150 per hour for ongoing services.)
    2. Marketing, Planning & Legislative Committee
      1. 99X Fare and Service Change Title VI Equity Analysis*
        Resolution No. 2023-037*
        (The MP&L Committee and staff recommend that the Board adopt Resolution No. 2023-037 approving the service and fare changes.)
    3. Operations & Scheduling Committee
      1. Forklift Replacement*
        Resolution No. 2023-036*
        (The O&S Committee and staff recommend that the Board of Directors adopt Resolution No. 2023-036 authorizing the General Manager to release a purchase order and Letter to Proceed to PAPE Material Handling for the purchase of two (2) forklifts. Total cost of the forklifts, including tax and delivery, not to exceed $230,000.)
  9. Advisory Committee
    1. Appointment of Sarah Birdwell to the Advisory Committee Representing Contra Costa County*
    2. Appointment of Andrei Obolenskiy to the Advisory Committee Representing the City of Pleasant Hill
  10. 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.)
  11. Next Meeting Date: June 15, 2023
  12. Adjournment