CENTRE AREA TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
March 29, 2017
3075 Enterprise Drive
State College, PA 16801
BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: John Spychalski, Chairman
Joe Davidson, Vice-Chairman
STAFF PRESENT: Louwana Oliva, General Manager
Eric Bernier, Director of Information Services
Ryan Harshbarger, Director of Transportation
Kimberly Fragola, Director of Finance
Liz Pierce, Director of Human Resources & Compliance
Shelby Serafin, Accounting Specialist
Marsha Kyper, Executive Assistant/Board Liaison
Note: Richard Kipp arrived at 9:55 a.m.
I. CALL TO ORDER
Chairman Spychalski called the meeting to order at 9:05 a.m.
II. PUBLIC COMMENT
There was no public comment.
III. DISCUSSION ITEM
1. Preliminary Draft FY 2017/18 Budget
Kimberly Fragola reviewed the documents included in the agenda packet. It was the consensus of the board that the staff should proceed with the draft budget as presented, and that it be included on the April regular board meeting agenda.
IV. OTHER BUSINESS
1. Recruitment Efforts for Additional Positions
Louwana Oliva asked the board to consider permitting the staff to begin recruitment efforts for the positions of Operations Trainer and Dispatcher, before the beginning of FY 2017/18, to provide enough time to get the positions filled and persons trained in advance of fall full service. The consensus of the board was that the item should be placed on the April regular board meeting agenda.
Chairman Spychalski adjourned the meeting at 10:24 a.m.
Louwana S. Oliva, Secretary Date