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Board of Directors Meeting

December 15, 2000
8:30 AM

Board of Supervisors' Chambers
County Government Center
70 West Hedding Street
San Jose, California

Agenda

 

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  • Persons wishing to address the Board of Directors on any item on the agenda, should complete a form located at the speakers' podium and hand it to the Board Secretary. Speakers will be called to address the Board when their agenda item(s) arise during the meeting. Speakers are asked to limit their total presentations to a maximum of 5 minutes for each side of the issue. Individual speakers are requested to limit their comments to 2 minutes.
     
  • The Consent Agenda items may be voted on in one motion at the beginning of the meeting. If you wish to discuss any of these items, please request the item to be removed from the Consent Agenda by completing a form at the speakers' podium and handing it to the Board Secretary.
     
  • Items with an asterisk (*) may be adopted on the Consent Agenda after the ordinance titles are read into the record by the Chairperson or the Board Secretary.
     
  • All reports for items on the open meeting agenda are available for review in the Board Secretary's Office, 3331 North First Street, San Jose, California, (408) 321-5680, the Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday prior to the meeting. This information is also available at the meeting.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), those requiring accommodations for this meeting should notify the Board Secretary's Office 48 hours prior to the meeting at (408) 321-5680 or E-mail:Board.secretary@vta.org or TDD: (408) 321-2330. VTA's Homepage is on the Web at: http://www.vta.org

NOTE: THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS MAY TAKE ACTION OR MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS ON ANY ITEMS APPEARING ON THIS AGENDA.

Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
SANTA CLARA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
SPECIAL MEETING

Friday, December 15, 2000
8:30 AM

San Jose Hyatt, Woodside Rooms
1740 North First Street, San Jose, California

JOINT SPECIAL MEETING AGENDA

1. Call To Order/Roll Call

PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS: This portion of the agenda is reserved for persons desiring to address the Committee on any matter not on the agenda. Speakers are limited to 2 minutes. The law does not permit Committee action or extended discussion on any item not on the agenda except under special circumstances. If Committee action is requested, the matter can be placed on a subsequent agenda. All statements that require a response will be referred to staff for reply in writing.

2. CLOSED SESSION
Conference with Real Property Negotiator
[Government Code 54956.8]

It is the intention of the County Board of Supervisors and the VTA Board of Directors to meet in Closed Session to confer with their Real Property Negotiators concerning:

Property: (a) Purchase of Right-of-Way for the Vasona Light Rail Project, located within the Vasona Rail Corridor from Diridon Station in San Jose to Winchester Boulevard in Campbell; (b) Purchase of additional trackage rights for Caltrain on existing system in south Santa Clara County between Tamien Station and Gilroy; (c) Purchase of trackage rights in the South Bay Corridor between Union City and Diridon Station in San Jose.

Negotiator for VTA: Scott Buhrer, Chief Financial Officer; David Miller, Special Counsel
Negotiator for Santa Clara County: Eileen Goodwin, Consultant
Negotiator for Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board: David Miller, General Counsel
Negotiator for Seller, Union Pacific Railroad: Robert Starzell, President Corporate Relations
Under Negotiation:
Instruction to Negotiators concerning price and terms of payment

RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), those requiring accommodations or accessible media for this meeting should notify the Board Secretary’s Office 48 hours prior to the meeting at (408) 321-5680 or E-mail: board.secretary@vta.org or TDD (408) 321-2330. VTA’s Homepage is located on the web at: http://www.vta.org