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Board of Directors Meeting

November 09, 2001
8:30 AM

Hyatt San Jose
Mediterranean Center
1740 North First Street
San Jose, California
 

REVISED

 

SPECIAL MEETING

 

Agenda

 

To help you better understand, follow, and participate in the meeting, the following information is provided:

  • 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.

1. CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL

2. PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS: This portion of the meeting is reserved for persons desiring to address the Board of Directors on any item within the Board’s jurisdiction. Speakers are limited to 2 minutes. The law does not permit Board action or extended discussion on any item not on the agenda except under special circumstances. If Board 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.

3. Approve the Silicon Valley Rapid Transit Corridor Policy Advisory Board’s (PAB) recommendation to: 1) select a BART extension to Milpitas, San Jose and Santa Clara as the Preferred Investment Strategy for the Silicon Valley Rapid Transit Corridor; 2) carry forward a BART compatible alternative into the environmental compliance phase along with the BART extension until negotiations between VTA and BART are resolved; and, 3) fully support the Metropolitan Transportation Commission’s (MTC) inclusion of $834 million (2001 dollars) in Federal Transit Administration New Starts funding in their regional rail expansion plan. (Pierson)

4. Authorize the General Manager to enter into a comprehensive agreement with the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) District for the Design, Construction, Operation and Maintenance of the Silicon Valley Rapid Transit Corridor. (Cipolla)

5. ADJOURN