CENTRE AREA TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY

 BOARD WORK SESSION MINUTES

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March 29, 2017

9:00 a.m.

3075 Enterprise Drive

State College, PA 16801

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:          John Spychalski, Chairman

                                                            Joe Davidson, Vice-Chairman

                                                            Richard Kipp

                                                            Mark Parfitt

                                                            Kelly Felix

 

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.

 

V.        ADJOURNMENT

            Chairman Spychalski adjourned the meeting at 10:24 a.m.

 

 

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Louwana S. Oliva, Secretary                             Date