Morongo Basin Transit Authority Board of Directors will meet at 5 p.m. Thursday, April 3, at the MBTA Operations Center on Verbena Road in Joshua Tree. The board will recognize State Road-eo competitors. Among the items on the consent agenda are treasurer, ridership, operations, administrative and financial reports. Under new business, the board will hold public hearings on: approving a new fare schedule and approving a grant request for $471,000 for operating assistance. The board will also be asked to adopt a conflict of interest code. The board will then go into closed session for an evaluation of the general manager.