Board of Directors - September 2020

Meeting Date: September 17, 2020

BOARD OF DIRECTORS
MEETING AGENDA

Thursday, September 17, 2020
9:00 a.m.

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DUE TO COVID-19, THIS MEETING WILL BE CONDUCTED AS A TELECONFERENCE PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THE GOVERNOR’S EXECUTIVE ORDERS N-25-20 AND N-29-20, WHICH SUSPEND CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS OF THE RALPH M. BROWN ACT.

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Public comment may be submitted via email to: hill@cccta.org. 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 correspondence that will be provided to the full Board.
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 August 20, 2020*
    2. CCCTA Investment Policy-Quarterly Reporting Requirement*
    3. Annual Adjustment to Cafeteria Amounts for Non-Represented Employees*
      Resolution No. 2021-007*
      (The A&F Committee and staff recommend that the Board adopt Resolution No. 2021-007, authorizing an adjustment be made to the employee cafeteria plan for the non-represented employees, consistent with what the adjustment will be per the two union contracts County Connection has with ATU 1605 and Teamsters 856.)
    4. Lifeline Transportation Program Cycle 6 Grant Funding*
      Resolution No. 2021-010*
      (The A&F Committee and staff recommend that the Board approve Resolution No. 2021-010, authorizing the use of the Lifeline funds to continue to fund routes serving Communities of Concern in Central Contra Costa County.)
    5. On-Call General Engineering Consulting Services Contract Award*
      Resolution No. 2021-008*
      (The A&F Committee and staff recommend that the Board approve Resolution No. 2021-008, authorizing the General Manager to enter into a contract with Diablo Engineering for the On-Call General Engineering.)
  5. Report of Chair
    1. Seating of CCCTA Officers
    2. 2020-2021 Committee Assignments
  6. Report of General Manager
    1. Update on COVID-19 and the impacts on County Connection
    2. Blue Ribbon Task Force
      (The General Manager will provide an update on the Blue Ribbon Transportation Recovery Task Force.)
    3. Report on the status of the HEROES/HEALS Act
      (The General Manager will update the Board on potential Federal Legislation to provide additional funds to transit due to COVID-19.)
  7. Report of Standing Committee
    1. Administration & Finance Committee
      1. Update on FY2020 and FY2021 Budget*
        (Staff will provide an update on the budget and seek Board feedback relative to possible budgetary changes in October.
    2. Marketing, Planning & Legislative Committee
      1. Clipper START and Youth Fare*
        (The MP&L Committee and staff recommend that County Connection participate in the Clipper START program, which will provide a 20% fare discount for select populations. The MP&L Committee also recommends that the Board request the A&F Committee to consider the development of an associated youth fare category for County Connection.)
    3. Operating & Scheduling Committee
      1. Commitment to Riding Together: Bay Area Healthy Transit Plan* Resolution No. 2021-009
        (The O&S Committee and staff recommend the Board adopt Resolution No. 2021-009, committing County Connection to implementing the Riding Together: Bay Area Healthy Transit Plan.)
      2. Triennial State TDA Performance Audit*
        (The O&S Committee and staff recommends the Board accept the most recent TDA Performance Audit of County Connection conducted by MTC.)
      3. FY2020 Fixed Route Performance Report* – Information Only (Staff will present annual ridership and service data for fixed route services.)
      4. FY2020 Paratransit Performance Report Update*– Information Only (Staff will present annual ridership and service data for paratransit services.)
      5. Winter Bid Update*-Information Only
        (Staff will present a summary of changes for the winter bid.)
  8. Board Communication
  9. Adjournment