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CALIFORNIA
High-Speed Rail Authority


MONTHLY MEETING AGENDA
JANUARY 12, 2016
10:00 AM

Department of Health Care Services Auditorium
1500 Capitol Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95814
 PUBLIC COMMENT
For this meeting, an opportunity for public comment on all agenda and non-agenda items will be provided at the outset of the public session of the meeting. Those persons who wish to comment on agenda and non-agenda items, are required to submit their requests to Board Secretary before the start of the meeting by filling in the green cards. Typically public comment will be limited to two minutes per person, however the Chair may decide to shorten or lengthen the public comment periods, at his or her discretion. Agenda Items may be taken out of order.



Responsible Party
Status*
Approx.
Duration
1.
 Consider Approving the Board Meeting Minutes from the December 8, 2015 Meeting
 Motion and  Vote 
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2 min.
2.
 Update on the Renewable Energy Policy and Outline of Next Steps
Cederoth/
Hotschild
I
30 min.
3.
 Consider Awarding the Design-Build Services Contract for Construction Package 4 to the Apparent Best Value Winner and Delegating Authority to the CEO to Negotiate the Final Terms and Execute the Contract
 Motion and Vote 
S. Jarvis
A
30 min.
4.
 Consider Releasing a Request for Proposals to Resolicit Financial Advisor Services
 Motion and Vote 
R. Fong
A
30 min.
5.
 Closed Session Pertaining to Litigation

The Authority will meet in closed session pursuant to Government Code section 11126(e)(2)(A) to confer with counsel with regard to the following litigation:
  • John Tos; Aaron Fukuda and County of Kings v. California High Speed Rail Authority; (Sacramento Superior Court Case No. 34-2011-00113919)
  • Kings County; Kings County Farm Bureau; California Citizens for High-Speed Rail Accountability; Community Coalition on High-Speed Rail; California Rail Foundation; TRANSDEF v. Surface Transportation Board; CHSRA Intervenor (United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Case No. 15-71780)
  • County of Kings v. California High-Speed Rail Authority; (Sacramento Superior Court Case No. 34-2014-80001861)
  • County of Kern v. California High-Speed Rail Authority; (Sacramento Superior Court Case No. 34-2014-80001863)
  • First Free Baptist Church of Bakersfield v. California High-Speed Rail Authority; (Sacramento Superior Court Case No. 34-2014-80001864)
  • Dignity Health v. California High-Speed Rail Authority; (Sacramento Superior Court Case No. 34-2014-80001865)
  • City of Shafter v. California High-Speed Rail Authority; (Sacramento Superior Court Case No. 34-2014-80001908)
  • TRANSPORTATION SOLUTIONS DEFENSE AND EDUCATION FUND v. California Air Resources Board and CHSRA as a real party in interest; (Fresno Superior Court Case No. 14CECG01788)
The Authority will meet in closed session pursuant to Government Code section 11126(e)(2)(B)(i);11126 (a)(1).
T. Fellenz
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"A" denotes an "Action" item; "I" denotes an "Information" item; "C" denotes "consent" item.



Reasonable Accommodation for Any Individual with a Disability
Any Individual with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to attend or participate may request assistance by contacting the Authority at (916) 324-1541. Requests for additional accommodations for the disabled, signers, assistive listening devices, or translators should be made no later than one week prior to the meeting.