Baldwin County, Alabama
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File #: 20-1281    Version: 1
Agenda section: Addenda Status: Passed
File created: 7/1/2020 Meeting type: Baldwin County Commission Regular
On agenda: 7/7/2020 Final action: 7/7/2020
Agenda item title: GoRail Joint Letter to Congress
Attachments: 1. GoRail Joint Letter to Congress, 2. Balanced Economic Regulation GoRail Information Flyer

Meeting Type:   BCC Regular Meeting

Meeting Date:  7/7/2020

Item Status:   Addendum

From: Charles F. Gruber, Commission District 4

Submitted by:  Jeannie Peerson, Commission Executive Assistant

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ITEM TITLE

Title

GoRail Joint Letter to Congress

Body

 

STAFF RECOMMENDATION

Recommendation

Authorize the Chairman to execute correspondence to the Surface Transportation Board (STB) with a copy to the members of the House Transportation and Senate Commerce Committees in support for continued balanced economic regulation and calls for no additional requirements to the freight rail industry.

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BACKGROUND INFORMATION

 

Previous Commission action/date:  N/A

 

Background:  N/A

 

 

FINANCIAL IMPACT

 

Total cost of recommendation:  N/A

 

Budget line item(s) to be used:  N/A

 

If this is not a budgeted expenditure, does the recommendation create a need for funding?  N/A

 

 

LEGAL IMPACT

 

Is legal review necessary for this staff recommendation and related documents? 

N/A

 

Reviewed/approved by:  N/A

 

Additional comments:  N/A

 

 

ADVERTISING REQUIREMENTS

 

Is advertising required for this recommendation?  N/A

 

If the proof of publication affidavit is not attached, list the reason: N/A

 

 

FOLLOW UP IMPLEMENTATION

 

For time-sensitive follow up, select deadline date for follow up:  N/A

 

Individual(s) responsible for follow up:  Administration

 

Action required (list contact persons/addresses if documents are to be mailed or emailed):  Forward executed correspondence to:

 

Christy Sammon, State Director of GoRail: csammon@gorail.org  

 

Additional instructions/notes:  N/A