CENTRE AREA TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY  

WORK SESSION MINUTES

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November 9, 2016

10:00 a.m.

3075 Enterprise Drive, Suite 202

State College, PA 16801

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:          John Spychalski, Chairman

                                                            Joe Davidson, Vice-Chairman

                                                            Richard Kipp, Treasurer

                                                            Mark Parfitt

 

EXCUSED ABSENCE:                        Tammy Gentzel

 

STAFF PRESENT:                               Louwana Oliva, General Manager

                                                            Ryan Harshbarger, Director of Operations

                                                            Kimberly Fragola, Director of Finance

                                                            Marsha Kyper, Executive Assistant/Board Liaison

                                               

OTHERS PRESENT:                            John Baker, McNees Wallace Nurick, LLC

Toby Fauver, Deputy Secretary, Transportation, PennDOT

Robert Sharp, Urban Transit, PennDOT

Scott Zeevaart, CNG P3 Program Manager, Gannett Fleming   

           

I.          CALL TO ORDER

Chairman Spychalski called the meeting to order at 10:03 a.m.

 

II.        PUBLIC COMMENT

There was no public comment.

III.       DISCUSSION TOPIC  

PennDOT P3 CNG Project

Discussion was held on the PennDOT agreement for the P3 CNG program and its effect on CATA as an agency with a long history of CNG usage and 100% CNG-powered fleet. The following was discussed:  

Fueling for municipal partners, and issues related to fueling for private entities

           

Subsequently, the following actions were agreed to:

 

Gannett Fleming will coordinate a meeting between CATA and Trillium to discuss maintenance concerns

            The CATA board will discuss the PennDOT capital proposal

            CATA will provide suggested language revisions to the agreement through Gannett Fleming

PennDOT will follow-up on Right-to-Know concerns

 

IV.       ADJOURNMENT

            Chairman Spychalski adjourned the meeting at 11:34 a.m.

 

 

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Louwana S. Oliva, Secretary                                                     Date