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*REVISED AGENDA Board of Directors Meeting Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District 2nd Floor Board Room 1600 Franklin Stre...

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*REVISED AGENDA Board of Directors Meeting Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District 2nd Floor Board Room 1600 Franklin Street Oakland, CA 94612 Wednesday, July 23, 2008 5:00 p.m. Board of Directors: Rebecca Kaplan, Vice President (Director At Large) Joe Wallace, Director Ward I Greg Harper, Director Ward II

H. E. Christian Peeples, President (Director at Large) Elsa Ortiz, Director Ward III Ryan “Rocky” Fernandez, Director Ward IV Jeff Davis, Director Ward V

Please set cell phones and pagers on silent mode as a courtesy to those in attendance Roll Call

*Presentation Presentation and adoption of Resolution No. 08-043 honoring Greg Hunter on the occasion of his retirement from AC Transit. Public Comment Any person may directly address the Board at this time on any item of interest to the public that is within the subject matter and jurisdiction of the Board. Speakers wishing to address a specific agenda item will be invited to address the Board at the time the item is being considered. All individuals addressing the Board should limit their comments to 2 minutes. Public Hearing 1.

Hold public hearing and consider the adoption of Resolution No. 08-044 calling for an election on a parcel tax measure for the November 4, 2008 election, requesting consolidation of the measure with the General Election, requesting the preparation of an impartial analysis by the Alameda County Counsel and providing for such other actions as may be necessary or convenient, and to determine the amount of the parcel tax and approving the text of the measure (GC Memo No. 08-160a).

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Consider adoption of Resolution No. 08-051 reconfirming the commitment contained in Resolution No. 2141 to maintain discounted passes for youth, seniors and the disabled below what is required by Federal and State law, contingent on the passage of a special parcel tax measure on the ballot for the November 4, 2008 General Election (GC Memo No. 08-193). Staff Contact: Ken Scheidig, 891-7178

AC Transit District Board of Directors REVISED: July 18, 2008 at 4:15 p.m.

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Consent Calendar Items listed under the Consent Calendar are considered to be routine and may be enacted by one motion/one vote. If discussion is desired, an item may be removed from the Consent Calendar and will be considered individually. 3.

Planning Committee (July 9, 2008 Meeting) Recommendations: Receive a. Planning Committee minutes of June 11, 2008.

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External Affairs Committee (July 9, 2008 Meeting) Recommendations: Receive a. External Affairs Committee minutes of June 11, 2008. b. Legislative Report (GM Memo No. 08-154). c. Report on public hearing outreach (Requested by Director Peeples – 11/14/07 (GM Memo No. 08-134).

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Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC) Consider approving AAC minutes of June 10, 2008 (GM Memo No. 08-169).

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Board Matters a. Consider approving Board of Directors minutes of July 9, 2008. b. Consider authorizing the General Council to travel to Washington, DC to meet with Federal Transit Administration (FTA) officials regarding the proposed school bus regulations (GC Memo No. 08-191).

Regular Calendar 7. Consider review of Chapters 1 and 3 of the Short Range Transit Plan (GM Memo No. 08-162). 8. Planning Committee (July 9, 2008 Meeting) Recommendations: Consider receiving report on the issues raised in a letter to the Board of Directors concerning service metrics (Requested by Director Ortiz – 2/27/08 and 6/11/08) (GM Memo No. 08-163). Staff Contact: Nancy Skowbo, 891-4716 9. Consider adoption of Resolution No. 08-047 authorizing the General Manager to enter into an agreement with the California Air Resources Board for $2.7 million to build a hydrogen fueling facility in Emeryville for the District’s Hydrogen Fuel Facility Expansion Project (GM Memo No. 08-174) [Request to the forward to the Board of Directors the same day for action pursuant to Board Policy 100, Section 5.5.4]. 10. Consider adoption of Resolution No. 08-050 authorizing the submission of a second cycle Lifeline grant application (GM Memo No. 08-176) [Request to the forward to the Board of Directors the same day for action pursuant to Board Policy 100, Section 5.5.4]. Staff Contact: Jim Gleich, 891-7185 AC Transit District Board of Directors REVISED: July 18, 2008 at 4:15 p.m.

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11. Consider recommending approval of the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Overall Annual Goal for FY 2008-09 (GC Memo No. 08-165) [Request to forward to the Board of Directors the same day for action pursuant to Board Policy 100, Section 5.5.4]. Staff Contact: Ken Scheidig, 891-7178

12. Consider authorizing the purchase of thirty-six (36) paratransit buses under a piggyback buy from San Mateo Transit’s current contract (GM Memo No. 08-175). Staff Contact: Joe De Prospero, 891-7147

13. Report on actions(s) taken during Closed Session [Will be reported after the conclusion of Closed Session.]

Board/Staff Comments (Government Code Section 54954.2) Agenda Planning CLOSED SESSION:

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Conference with Legal Counsel – Potential Litigation (Government Code Section 54956.9 Subdivision (b)) (One case) Conference with Labor: (Government Code Section 54957.6) Agency Negotiator: Employee Organization:

General Manager Paratransit, Local 192, ATU Local 192, AFSCME, Local 3916; IBEW, Local 1245 Unrepresented Employees

Labor Negotiations – Board Officers: (Government Code Section 54957.6) Committee Negotiators:

President Peeples, Chair Director Wallace Director Davis

Public Employee Performance Evaluation: (Government Code Section 54957) Title: General Manager Title: General Counsel Title: District Secretary

Adjournment Linda A. Nemeroff District Secretary

AC Transit District Board of Directors REVISED: July 18, 2008 at 4:15 p.m.

July 23, 2008

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