January 23, 2004



AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
FRIDAY, JANUARY 30, 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 Tony Hall

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 January 16, 2004 Motion

B. Attorneys Report Denial of Claims

1. Claim of Michael Scott Keck and Jill Rosaline Taylor-Keck Motion
2. Claim of Maryanne Noble, Stephen Noble
and the Estate of Meagan Noble Motion
3. Claim of Michael D. Koller Motion

C. Meeting of the Finance-Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole
January 15, 2004
Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh

1. Ratification of Actions by the Auditor-Controller a. Ratify Payment of Bills b. Ratify Previous Investments
c. Authorize Investments Resolution

6. REPORTS OF OFFICERS:


A. General Manager, Celia G. Kupersmith

B. Attorney, David J. Miller

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

b. 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

C. District Engineer, Denis J. Mulligan

7. OTHER REPORTS:

8. REPORTS OF COMMITTEES:

A. Meeting of the Transportation Committee/Committee of the Whole
January 15, 2004
Chair Harold J. Brown, Jr.
All items contained in this report are informational.

B. Meeting of the Finance-Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole
January 15, 2004
Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh
All remaining Non-Consent Calendar items contained in this report are informational.

C. Meeting of the Rules, Policy and Industrial Relations Committee/ Committee of the Whole
January 16, 2004
Chair Maureen Middlebrook

1. Approve Adoption of Master Ordinance 2004 - Ordinance

2. Approve Adoption of the Rules of the Board, as Amended - Resolution

D. Meeting of the Finance-Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole
January 29, 2004
Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh

1. Approve Actions Relative to 2004 Special Event Bus and Ferry Fares - Ordinance

E. Meeting of the Governmental Affairs and Public Information Committee/
Committee of the Whole
January 30, 2004
Chair Albert J. Boro

1. Approval of Position of Support of Regional Measure 2, Regional Traffic Relief Plan, Relative to the Toll Increase on the Seven Bay Area State-Owned Bridges - Resolution

9. ADDRESSES TO BOARD:


10. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS:


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).