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Board of Directors Meeting

December 15, 2000

 

Summary Minutes



CALLED TO ORDER at 11:27 a.m.

ROLL CALL: Members Present: Alvarado, Beall, Chavez, Eakins, Gonzales, Kennedy, D., LeZotte, Lucas, McLemore (Ex-Officio), Nadler, Powers, Valerio, Woody

Members Absent: None

The County Counsel orally announced the Closed Session and the subject thereof.

2. CLOSED SESSION

Conference with Real Property Negotiator
[Government Code 54956.8]

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

The Boards recessed to Closed Session at 11:29 a.m.

RECONVENED TO OPEN SESSION at 12:01 p.m.

CLOSED SESSION REPORT

Conference with Real Property Negotiator
[Government Code 54956.8]

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

There was no reportable action taken during Closed Session.

ADJOURNED at 12:02 p.m.