February 20, 2004

AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 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 Michael F. Martini

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

5. CONSENT CALENDAR:

A. Approve the Minutes of the Special Meeting of the Board of Directors of February 12, 2004 and the Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors of February 13, 2004 Motion

B. Attorneys Report Denial of Claims

1. Application for Leave to Present Late Claim and Proposed Claim
of Daniel Trujillo and Suchanya Piyamaporn - Motion

2. Claim of Yossef Fridman - Motion

3. Claim of Christina L. Soo - Motion

C. Meeting of the Finance-Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole
February 12, 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 Legal Counsel
Government Code Section 54957
Public Employee Performance Evaluation for Officers of the District

1. General Manager
2. District Engineer
3. Auditor-Controller
4. Secretary of the District

b. Conference with Labor Negotiator
Government Code Section 54957.6
Labor Coalition and Amalgamated Transit Union, Local Division No. 1575 Negotiations

C. District Engineer, Denis J. Mulligan

7. OTHER REPORTS:

8. REPORTS OF COMMITTEES:

A. Meeting of the Finance-Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole
February 12, 2004
Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh

1. Approve Renewal of the Marine Insurance Program - Resolution

B. Meeting of the Finance-Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole
February 26, 2004
Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh

1. Authorize Execution of Dissolution Agreement Pertaining to the Northwestern Pacific Railroad Authority - Resolution

C. Meeting of the Transportation Committee/Committee of the Whole
February 12, 2004
Chair Harold C. Brown, Jr.
All remaining items contained in this report are informational, as the item requiring Board action was acted upon by Board of Directors at their meeting of February 13, 2004.

D. Meeting of the Building and Operating Committee/Committee of the Whole
February 26, 2004
Chair James C. Eddie

1. Authorize Execution of an Extension to the Special Use Permit, Including Modifications, with the National Park Service Regarding the Seismic Retrofit Project - Resolution

9. ADDRESSES TO BOARD:

10. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS:

A. Ratify Appointment of Individuals to Represent the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District on Other Boards Resolution

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).