The board meeting for the month of March 2019 is cancelled 

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

January 14, 2019

 

In Attendance,

            Members

Jeannie Demas, Vice-Chair

Steve Shea, Secretary-Treasurer

Jim Love, Board Member

 

Staff & Guests

            Judy Owens, Director

Mary Seppie, Accountant

 

Absent

Rebecca Briesmaster, Chair

Joe Zanetti, Board Member

 

Introductions

Ms. Demas called the meeting to order at 5:00 with introductions. 

 

Approval of JanuaryAgenda and November Minutes

Mr. Shea made a motion to approve the January Agenda and the November minutes.  Mr. Love second.  Motion carried. 

 

Financial Report

Mr. Love made a motion to approve A/P checks 12704-12757, Payroll checks 4940-4992, and transfers as listed on the transaction report. Mr. Shea second.  Motion carried. 

 

January Safety Meeting

Ms. Owens informed the Board that the training for safety for the month will be Wheelchair Lift Tricks and Tips.

 

Old Business

Fixed Route Module- Route Shout update

Ms. Owens told the Board that the new fixed route module is up and running.  The RouteShout application for customers is running but still has some issues.  She will keep the Board updated on the progress. After all of the issues have been resolved and the app is running smoothly she would like to do a press release and some advertising.

 

 

 

New Business

Bids for Audit Services

Two bids for audit services were received- one from Carver, Florek, and James, LLC and one from Fagnant, Lewis, & Brinda, P.C. The Board reviewed both bids.  Mr. Shea made a motion to engage Carver, Florek, and James to perform the audits for the 2019-2022 fiscal years.  Mr. Love second. Motion carried.

 

Board Comments

There were no Board comments.

 

Executive Session

No Excutive Session was held.

 

Adjournment

Mr. Shea made a motion to adjourn the meeting.  Mr. Love second. Ms. Demas adjourned the meeting at 5:10 p.m.

 

 

 

Jeannie Demas , Vice-Chairwoman               __________________________________

           

Steve Shea, Secretary/Treasurer                     __________________________________

           

Mary Seppie, Recording Secretary                 ___________________________________

           Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

November 12, 2018

 

In Attendance,

            Members

Rebecca Briesmaster, Chair

Jeannie Demas, Vice-Chair

Steve Shea, Secretary-Treasurer

 

Staff & Guests

            Judy Owens, Director

Mary Seppie, Accountant

 

Absent

Jim Love, Board Member

Joe Zanetti, Board Member

 

Introductions

Ms. Demas called the meeting to order at 5:00 with introductions. 

 

Approval of November Agenda and October Minutes

Ms. Demas made a motion to approve the November Agenda.  Mr. Shea second.  Motion carried.  Mr. Shea made a motion to approve the October minutes.  Ms. Demas second.  Motion carried. 

 

Financial Report

Ms. Demas made a motion to approve A/P checks 12676-12703, Payroll checks 4913-4939, and transfers as listed on the transaction report. Mr. Shea second.  Motion carried. 

 

November Safety Meeting

Ms. Owens informed the Board that the training for safety for the month will be the annual review of the bloodborne pathogen videos by each employee.

 

Old Business

Sale of Bus 9

Ms. Owens informed the Board that Bus #9 was sold for $7,350.  The original selling price set by the Board was $7,900, so on October 18th a vote was done by email to approve selling the bus for the lower price. All Board members voted yes except Mr. Zanetti who did not respond.  Mr. Shea made a motion to ratify the email vote to sell Bus 9 for $7,350.  Ms. Demas second.  Motion carried.

 

 

Google Transit Update

Ms. Owens told the Board that the Google Maps transit application for the fixed route is up and running.

 

New Business

Fixed Route Module- Route Shout update

Ms. Owens said that the Fixed Route Module is now being implemented.  Route Match will be on site the week of December 10th-14th for training and go-live.  Route Shout has a downloadable application that riders can use to see route schedules and the location of  the bus on the route.  The fixed route module will allow STAR to track ridership on the route as well as monitoring several functions of the bus itself (speed, on-time, etc.).  After the fixed route module and app are  up and running, Ms. Owens would like to a do a press release for Route Shout and Google Maps at the same time.

 

Approval of Drug and Alcohol Policy

Ms. Owens told the Board that WYDOT has once again required STAR to update it’s drug and alcohol policy – this time to change the number of random selection from 25% of employees to 50%.  Ms. Demas made a motion to accept the new drug and alcohol policy.  Mr. Shea seconded.  Motion carried. 

 

2019 Holiday Schedule

Mr. Shea made a motion to approve the 2019 Holiday Schedule. Ms. Demas second.  Motion carried.

 

Approval of RFP Auditing Services Issue Date 11/14/18

Ms. Owens told the Board that she would like to put the RFP for audting services out starting on 11/14/18.  Ms. Demas made motion to put the RFP out startng 11/14/18.  Mr. Shea second.  Motion carried.

 

December Board Meeting

Ms. Owens stated that the Board does not usually meet in December for a meeting.  Ms. Demas made a motion to approve the Board not having a meeting in December.  Mr. Shea second.  Motion carried.

 

Board Comments

There were no Board comments.

 

Executive Session

No Excutive Session was held.

 

Adjournment

Mr. Shea made a motion to adjourn the meeting.  Mr. Demas second. Ms. Briesmaster adjourned the meeting at 5:13 p.m.

 

 

 

Jeannie Demas , Vice-Chairwoman                           __________________________________

           

Steve Shea, Secretary/Treasurer                     __________________________________

           

Mary Seppie, Recording Secretary                 ___________________________________