January 9, 2004

AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
FRIDAY, JANUARY 16, 2004, at 10:00 a.m.

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

1. CALL TO ORDER:President Stanley M. Smith

2. ROLL CALL: Secretary of the District Janet S. Tarantino

3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: Director James C. Eddie

4. PUBLIC COMMENT: Refer to the Public Comment Note Below

5. CONSENT CALENDAR:

A. Approve the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors of December 19, 2003
Motion
B. AttorneyÂ’s Report
Denial of Claims - None
C. Meeting of the Finance-Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole
December 18, 2003

Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh

1. Ratification of Actions by the Auditor-Controller

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

6. REPORTS OF OFFICERS:

A. General Manager, Celia G. Kupersmith

1. Approve Recognition of a New Employee Unit Comprised of Transportation Supervisors to be Represented by International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local No. 856 - Resolution

B. Attorney, David J. Miller

1. Closed Session

a. Conference with Labor Negotiator
Government Code Section 54957.6
Labor Coalition Negotiations

2.

a. Authorize Execution of Memoranda of Understanding with Employee Labor Groups as a Result of Labor Coalition Negotiations - Resolution

b. Approve Modifications to Medical Benefit Plans and Related Actions for Non-Represented District Employees - Resolution

C. District Engineer, Denis J. Mulligan

7. OTHER REPORTS:

8. REPORTS OF COMMITTEES:

A. Meeting of the Finance-Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole
December 18, 2003
Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh
All remaining Non-Consent Calendar items contained in this report are informational, as the items requiring Board action were acted upon by Board of Directors at their meeting of December 19, 2003.

9. ADDRESSES TO BOARD:

10. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS:

A. Presentation on Status of Regional Measure B by the San Francisco Bay Area Water Transit Authority


11. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:


12. NEW BUSINESS:

13. COMMUNICATIONS:


14. ADJOURNMENT

/s/ Janet S. Tarantino, 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 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 jtarantino@goldengate.org; 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).