Morongo Basin Transit Authority Board of Directors will meet at 5 p.m. Thursday, January 23, at the MBTA Operations Center on Verbena Road in Joshua Tree. The board will recognize the employee of the quarter and an outgoing board member. Among the items on the consent agenda are treasurer, ridership, operations, administrative and financial reports. Under new business, the board will elect new officers and make sub-committee assignments. The board will also hear a mid-year system review and funding update, a presentation on fares, and on unmet needs by SANBAG.