Minutes October 4, 2016 Regional Rail Authority

Regional Rail Authority of Wabasha County Minnesota

Meeting of October 4, 2016

The Regional Rail Authority of Wabasha County, Minnesota, convened in Regular Session at the Wabasha County Courthouse, in the City of Wabasha, Minnesota on Tuesday, October 4th, 2016 at 10 a.m.

The meeting was called to order by Chairman Hall.

The following members were present:  Goihl, Hall, Key, Springer, Wobbe

HALL-WOBBE

Motion to approve the agenda.

Adopted Unanimously

SPRINGER-KEY

Motion to approve the consent agenda including the following:

Minutes: July 5th, 2016

  Adopted Unanimously

SPRINGER-KEY

Resolution No.: 2016-009

Whereas, the Viola Township Board approached the trail management committee last summer and suggested that a parking lot should be developed in Viola; and

Whereas, there is not any parking area specifically designated for trail users in Viola, and many users park along County Road 2 (despite several “No Parking” signs in the area). These parking practices have created safety concerns; and

 Whereas, the proposed parking lot would be constructed on land already owned by the Wabasha County Regional Rail Authority along County Road 2, west of Viola and west of the trail

Now Therefore be it Resolved by the Wabasha County Regional Rail Authority that, Wabasha County Regional Rail Authority Committee is authorized proceeding with the potential constructing of a parking lot as long as the cost is reasonable.  Final contract approval would still is subject to the approval of the Wabasha County Regional Rail Authority Board.

Adopted Unanimously

GOIHL-HALL

Resolution No.: 2016-010

Regional Rail Bylaw Amendment

Whereas, The management committee of the Wabasha County Regional Rail Authority (“WCRRA”) is proposing an amendment to Article V, Section 1 of the WCRRA bylaws; and

Whereas, This section of the bylaws contains rules regarding management committee membership that are detailed and do not seem necessary anymore; and

Now Therefore be it Resolved by the Wabasha County Regional Rail Authority that, the following langue in Article V, Section 1 of the bylaws be adopted:

All terms shall expire on the second Tuesday in January in the year in which such appointment expires. Vacancies on the management committee resulting from the death, resignation, removal, disqualification, or expiration of term of a committee member shall be filled by appointment by the Board of Commissioners. The Board of Commissioners shall hereafter appoint persons to the management committee so as to maintain at least five and no more than nine members.

WOBBE-HALL

Motion to adjourn.

Adopted Unanimously

 

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