Golden Gate Bridge, Highway & Transportation District

January 23, 2004


THURSDAY, JANUARY 29, 2004, at 10:00 a.m.

Board Room, Administration Building, Golden Gate Bridge Toll Plaza, San Francisco, CA

MEMBERS: Chair Stroeh; Vice Chair Pahre; Directors Boro, Eddie, Murray and Shahum; President Smith (Ex Officio)


1. Ratification of Actions by the Auditor-Controller

a. Ratify Payment of Bills
b. Ratify Previous Investments
c. Authorize Investments
d. Investment Report, December 2003

2. Authorize Budget Adjustment(s) and/or Transfer(s)

a. None
3. Authorize Actions Related to Grant Programs

a. None

4. Approve Renewal of the Marine Insurance Program Policy

5. Approve Actions Relative to 2004 Special Event Bus and Ferry Fares

6. Review of Golden Gate Bridge Traffic/Tolls and Bus and Ferry Transit Patronage/Fares for Six Months Ending December 2003

7. Review of Financial Statements for Six Months Ending December 2003

a. Statement of Revenue and Expenses
b. Statement of Capital Programs and Expenditures

8. Review of Auditor-Controllers Quarterly Report on Authorized Budget Adjustments and Budget Transfers

9. Review of Auditor-Controllers Quarterly Report on Contracts and Change Orders/Contract Amendments Executed Under the General Managers Authority

10. Closed Session:

Conference with Legal Counsel Pending Litigation
Government Code Section 54956.9(a)
a. Report of Sterling & Clack
1. William Safina vs. Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District

11. Public Comment(s) (See Note Below)

12. Adjournment

/s/ Janet S. Tarantino, Secretary of the District

Meeting Note: This Committee meeting may be attended by Members of the Board of Directors who do not serve on this Committee. In the event that a quorum of the entire Board is present, this Committee shall act as a Committee of the Whole.

A vote of the Committee of the Whole does not constitute final Board action. All Committee action must be ratified by the full Board of Directors.

All items appearing on the agenda are subject to action by the Committee.

Public Comment Note: This portion of the meeting, not to exceed thirty (30) minutes, has been allocated for public comments concerning items of interest within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Committee. Each individual will be allotted three (3) minutes. Said time frames may be extended only upon approval of the Committee.

Upon request, the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District will provide written agenda materials in appropriate alternative formats to individuals with disabilities. In addition, the District will arrange for disability-related modifications or accommodations, including auxiliary aids or services, to enable individuals with disabilities to participate in public meetings. Please send a written request, including your name, mailing address, telephone number and brief description of the requested materials, preferred alternative format, and/or auxiliary aid or service at least two (2) days before the meeting. Requests should be mailed to: Janet S. Tarantino, Secretary of the District, Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District, P.O. Box 9000, Presidio Station, San Francisco, CA 94129; or e-mailed to; or by telephone at (415) 923-2223, or at (415) 257-4554 (TDD), or California Relay Service at either (800) 735-2929 (TDD), or (800) 735-2922 (Voice).