Golden Gate Bridge, Highway & Transportation District

August 14, 2015
(Agenda)

 

AGENDA OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

FRIDAY, AUGUST 21, 2015, at 10:00 a.m.

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

 

         
(1) CALL TO ORDER: President Dick Grosboll
         
(2) ROLL CALL: Secretary of the District Amorette M. Ko-Wong
         
(3) PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: Director Kathrin Sears
         
(4) PUBLIC COMMENT: Refer to the Public Comment Note Below
       
(5) CONSENT CALENDAR:
     
  (A) Approve the Minutes of the following Meetings:
    (1) Finance-Auditing Committee meeting of July 23, 2015; and
    (2)

Rules, Policies and Industrial Relations Committee meeting of July 23, 2015.

Motion

       
  (B) Ratification of Previous Actions by the Auditor-Controller:
    (1) Ratify Commitments and/or Expenditures
    (2) Ratify Previous Investments
    (3) Authorize Investments
    (4)

Accept Investment Report, June 2015

Resolution

       
(6) REPORTS OF OFFICERS:
         
  (A) General Manager
         
  (B)

Attorney

       
    (1) Closed Session
         
      (a) Conference with Labor Negotiator
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6
        (i) Negotiations with various Labor Coalition Unions
             
  (C) District Engineer
       
(7) OTHER REPORTS:
         
(8) REPORTS OF COMMITTEES:
         
  (A) Meeting of the Transportation Committee/Committee of the Whole
August 20, 2015
       
    (1)

Authorize Issuance of a Letter of Intent Relative to Contract No. 2014-BT-9, Forty-Foot Gillig Buses

Resolution

       
    (2)

Approve Actions Relative to the Award of Contract No. 2016-D-03, Regional Bus and Ferry Passenger Survey, to Corey, Canapary & Galanis
Resolution

Resolution

       
  (B) Meeting of the Building and Operating Committee/Committee of the Whole
August 20, 2015
       
    (1)

Approve Actions Relative to Professional Services Agreement No. 2011-B-2, Design Services for the Golden Gate Bridge Physical Suicide Deterrent System, with HNTB Corporation, for Construction Support Services

Resolution

       
    (2)

Approve Actions Relative to the Project Agreement Between the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District and the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy Relative to the South Visitor Plaza Restrooms Improvement Design Project

Resolution

       
    (3)

Approve Actions Relative to Award of Contract No. 2016-FT-02, M.V. Golden Gate and M.V. Napa Main Engine Overhauls, to Valley Power Systems, Inc.

Resolution

       
    (4)

Approve Actions Relative to Award of Contract No. 2016-FT-03, Waterjet and Propulsion Control System for the M.V. Del Norte Ferry, to Vector Controls, Inc.

Resolution

       
  (C) Meeting of the Rules, Policy and Industrial Relations Committee/Committee of the Whole
August 20, 2015
       
    (1)

Approve Actions Relative to the Administration of Paid Sick Leave and Family Sick Leave

Resolution

       
    (2)

Approve Amending the Rules of the Board to Increase the Settlement Authority of the Finance-Auditing Committee and the General Manager for Liability Claims, Including Workers’ Compensation Claims; and, to Delegate the Board’s Authority to Act on Government Tort Claims to the General Manager or His Designee

Resolution

       
  (D) Meeting of the Finance-Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole
August 21, 2015
       
    (1)

Budget Transfers Relative to the Year End Close for FY 14/15 Operating Budget

Resolution

       
    (2)

Receive the Independent Auditor’s Engagement Letter for the Annual Financial Audit for the Year Ending June 30, 2015, as Submitted by Vavrinek, Trine, Day & Co., LLP

Resolution

       
(9) ADDRESSES TO BOARD:
   
(10) SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS:
     
(11) UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
   
(12) NEW BUSINESS:
     
(13)

COMMUNICATIONS:

   
(14) ADJOURNMENT:
   

 

s/ Amorette M. Ko-Wong, Secretary of the District

 

Public Comment Note: Each person wishing to address the Board is requested to complete a Request-to-Speak Form for submittal to the Secretary of the District. A period of thirty (30) minutes has been allocated for public comments concerning items of interest within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Board. Each individual will be allotted three (3) minutes. Said time frames may be extended only upon approval of the Board.

All items appearing on the agenda are subject to action by the Board of Directors. Staff recommendations are subject to action by the Board of Directors. Staff recommendations are subject to change by the Board.

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 made by mail to: Amorette M. Ko-Wong, Secretary of the District, Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District, P.O. Box 9000, Presidio Station, San Francisco, CA 94129; or e-mail to districtsecretary@goldengate.org; or 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).