June 4, 2004

AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
FRIDAY, JUNE 11, 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: First Vice President Maureen Middlebrook

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 May 28, 2004 - Motion

B. Attorneys Report
     Denial of Claims

1. Claim of Betty J. Donnell - Motion


2. Claim of Ettoya Abney - Motion


3. Claim of Lorraine Fishkin - Motion


4. Insufficient Claim of Ross W. McQuivey - Motion


5. Claim of William Gross - Motion


C. Meeting of the Finance-Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole

     May 28, 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
d. Investment Report, April 2004  -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

1. 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
     May 27, 2004
     Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh


1. Authorize Execution of an Amendment to the Professional Services Agreement with Macias, Gini & Company for Performance of the Annual Audit for the District for Fiscal Years 2005-2007 - Resolution


B. Meeting of the Finance-Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole
    June 10, 2004
    Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh

1. Approve Renewal of the Liability Insurance Program - Resolution


2. Approve Renewal of the Health and Benefit Insurance Plans - Resolution


3. Approve an Amendment to RULE XII of the Rules of the Board Relative to 

    Establishing the Districts Flexible Spending Bank Account - Resolution



C. Meeting of the Governmental Affairs and Public Information Committee/Committee of

     the Whole
     May 28, 2004
     Chair Albert J. Boro

1. Authorize Actions Relative to Contract No. 2002-D-1, Exterior Bus Advertising, with

    Viacom Outdoor, Inc. - Resolution


D. Meeting of the Transportation Committee/Committee of the Whole

     June 10, 2004

     Chair Harold C. Brown, Jr.


1. Authorize the Setting of a Public Hearing Relative to the Draft Short-Range Transit

    Plan for Fiscal Years 2005-2014 - Resolution


9. ADDRESSES TO BOARD:

10. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS:



A. Authorize Preparation and Presentation of a Resolution of Appreciation to California Highway Patrol Commissioner Spike Helmick, in Recognition of His Retirement - Resolution


B. Authorize Preparation and Presentation of a Resolution of Appreciation to the Men and Women of the California National Guard, in Recognition of Their Outstanding Service to the Golden Gate Bridge - 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