July 16, 2004



AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

FRIDAY, JULY 23, 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 Alioto-Pier

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

     July 9, 2004 Motion

B. Attorneys Report

     Denial of Claims

1. Amended Claim of Denise A. Fredette Motion
2. Claim of Kitt Bailey Motion

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

    July 8, 2004
    Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh

1. Ratification of Actions by the Auditor-Controller


a. Ratify Previous Investments
b. Authorize Investments Resolution

6. REPORTS OF OFFICERS:

A. General Manager, Celia G. Kupersmith

B. Attorney, David J. Miller

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

a. 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 Transportation Committee/Committee of the Whole

    July 8, 2004
    Chair Harold C. Brown, Jr.

All items contained in this report are informational.

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

    July 8, 2004
    Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh

All remaining items contained in this report are informational, as the items requiring Board action were acted upon by the Board of Directors at their meeting of July 9, 2004.

C. Meeting of the Building and Operating Committee/Committee of the Whole
     July 22, 2004
     Chair James C. Eddie

1. Approve Actions Relative to the Award of Contract No. 2005-FT-1,

    Larkspur Ferry Terminal Berth Maintenance Dredging, to Dutra

    Dredging Company

Resolution

2. Authorize Execution of an Amendment to the Agreement with the

    California Highway Patrol to Provide Traffic Enforcement Services

    Relative to Contract No. 99-B-5, Golden Gate Bridge Seismic Retrofit

    (Phase II), South Approach Structures

Resolution


9. ADDRESSES TO BOARD:

10. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS:

A. Authorize the Preparation of a Resolution of Appreciation to George and Donnalei

     Sumner in Recognition of their Artistry on the Whale Bus 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.

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