DUE TO THE ONGOING COVID-19 SITUATION:
Pursuant to the suspension of certain open meetings laws by Governor Greg Abbott, this CRRMA Board meeting will be held by video and telephone conference in order to advance the public health goal of limiting face-to-face meetings to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Some staff and Board Members may be present in the CRRMA offices, while others may attend via video or telephone. In order to maintain safe social distancing, members of the public will not be permitted to attend in person. Instead, the public may view and listen to the meeting from the video conference link below or may listen to the meeting using the telephone conference call in number below. The meeting will be recorded, and the video will be available the following day at www.crrma.org.
*NOTE: please use either the video or telephone option, but not both simultaneously, in order to reduce the possibility of feedback or other audio issues during the meeting.
Call to Order, Member Roll Call, and Public Comments.
Adoption of Minutes for the CRRMA Board meeting of July 14, 2021.
Discussion and action on Board Resolutions authorizing the following actions as recommended by the Finance Committee:
(a) Adoption of the CRRMA Budget for Fiscal Year 2022;
(b) Adoption of the Fiscal Year 2022 Investment Policy, designation of the Investment Officer, and authorization of training for such Investment Officer;
(c) Execution of an engagement letter with Gibson Ruddock Patterson, LLC for the Fiscal Year 2021 annual audit;
(d) Execution of engagement letters with Peña Briones McDaniel, & Co. for the provision of: (i) general certified public accountant services; and (ii) Vehicle Registration Fee program audit services.
Discussion and action on a Board Resolution authorizing execution of an Interlocal Agreement with El Paso County for the Montana Avenue Phase II Project.
Discussion and action on a Board Resolution authorizing execution of an amendment to the Project Development Agreement with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for the design and construction of the Wyler Aerial Tramway Project.
Presentation and required training on ethics and the requirements of the CRRMA Internal Compliance Program.
Presentation and overview of the 87th Texas Legislative Session.
Discussion and action on Board Resolutions for the following items, as they relate to the employment of the Executive Director, in order to:
(a) approve the Annual Performance Evaluation and authorize the CRRMA Chair to communicate the results of the Evaluation to the City of El Paso and take other actions as necessary; and
(b) approve of the terms for continued employment of the CRRMA’s Executive Director and authorize the CRRMA to continue to reimburse the City of El Paso for the employment of the Executive Director.
The Camino Real Regional Mobility Authority Board may retire into Executive Session pursuant to the Texas Government Code, Sections 551.071 - 551.088 to discuss any of the following: (The items listed below are matters of the sort routinely discussed in Executive Session, but the Board may move to Executive Session to discuss any of the items on this agenda, consistent with the terms of the Open Meetings Act, as amended.)
Section 551.071 CONSULTATION WITH ATTORNEY Section 551.072 DELIBERATION REGARDING REAL PROPERTY Section 551.073 DELIBERATION REGARDING PROSPECTIVE GIFTS Section 551.074 PERSONNEL MATTERS Section 551.076 DELIBERATION REGARDING SECURITY DEVICES
Notes: Sign Language interpreters will be provided for this meeting upon receipt of a prior request. Requests must be made to the Camino Real Regional Mobility Authority a minimum of twenty-four (24) hours prior to the date and time of the meeting.
Copies of this Notice/Agenda may also be provided in Braille, large print, or audiotape upon request. Any such request must be made to the Camino Real Regional Mobility Authority a minimum of forty-eight (48) hours prior to the date and time of the meeting.
Interested persons may speak on any of the agenda items provided they have signed up to do so prior to the consideration of that item by the CRRMA Board. The Chair may limit the amount of time permitted for each speaker.
Public comment that does not relate to a specific agenda item must be made during the Public Comment agenda item. The public comment period will not exceed thirty (30) minutes and is intended to receive comments from the public on items that relate to the jurisdiction of the CRRMA Board. Each speaker is permitted up to three (3) minutes, but must be signed up to speak prior to the Public Comment agenda item. For topics that are not posted to this agenda, Board members may only provide factual statements of policy, direct the item to staff or place the item on a future agenda. No action may be taken on items that are not posted on this agenda.