CENTRE AREA TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY

 REGULAR BOARD MEETING MINUTES

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November 26, 2018

4:00 p.m.

2081 W. Whitehall Rd.

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

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Kimberly Fragola, Assistant General Manager for Operations

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Eric Bernier, Director of Information Services

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Liz Pierce, Director of Human Resources & Compliance

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Doug Keith, Director of Finance

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Marsha Kyper, Executive Assistant/Board Liaison

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Seth Cooke, Data Analyst

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I.††††††††† CALL TO ORDER

Chairman Spychalski called the meeting to order at 4:02 p.m.

 

II.††††††† PUBLIC COMMENT

There was no public comment.

 

III.†††††† OLD BUSINESS

 

A.††††† Approval of Minutes of October 29, 2018 Regular Board Meeting

Chairman Spychalski entertained a motion to approve the October 29, 2018 regular board meeting minutes. Joe Davidson moved, and Mark Parfitt seconded.The motion carried unanimously.

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B.††††††† Approval of Minutes of November 12, 2018 Work Session

Chairman Spychalski entertained a motion to approve the November 12, 2018 work session minutes.Richard Kipp moved, and Joe Davidson seconded.The motion carried unanimously.

 

IV.†††††† EXECUTIVE SESSION

Chairman Spychalski called for an executive session at 4:04 p.m., to discuss personnel and contractual matters.

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V.††††††† CONTINUATION OF OLD BUSINESS

††††††††††† Chairman Spychalski reconvened the regular board meeting at 5:01 p.m.  

 

C.††††††† Receipt of October 2018 Finance Reports

Chairman Spychalski entertained a motion to receive the October 2018 finance reports.Richard Kipp moved, and Kelly Felix seconded.The motion carried unanimously. Board consensus was to move to use of the proposed format change for the finance reports, with the continuation of detail on the consolidation.

 

D.†††† †† Receipt of October 2018 Performance Reports

Chairman Spychalski entertained a motion to receive the October 2018 performance reports. Joe Davidson moved, and Richard Kipp seconded.The motion carried unanimously.

 

E. †††††† Facility Expansion Update

Louwana Oliva provided an update on the facility expansion. This item was for information and discussion only; no action was requested.

 

VI.†††††† NEW BUSINESS

 

A.                 Year End Summary Reports Ė 2017-18

Chairman Spychalski referenced the FY 2017-18 year-end reports from finance, human resources, information services and transportation. This item was for information and discussion only; no formal action was requested.

 

VII.†††† OTHER BUSINESS

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A.††††††† General Managerís Report

††††††††††† Louwana Oliva reported that a successor for the Executive Assistant / Board Liaison position has signed an offer letter to begin employment with CATA on February 4, 2019, which will provide time to learn from the incumbent prior to retirement in July; referenced two memos regarding research into CATAís token sales; provided an update on football shuttle parking at Hills Plaza.

 

B.††††††† Information Services Report

Chairman Spychalski referenced a written report which had been provided.

 

C.††††††† Chairmanís Report

††††††††††† No report was made.

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VIII.††† ADJOURNMENT

††††††††††† Chairman Spychalski adjourned the meeting at 5:35 p.m.

 

 

 

 

______________________________††††††††††† ______________________________

Louwana S. Oliva, Secretary††††††††††††††††††††††††† Date