August 20, 2004

AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

FRIDAY, AUGUST 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 Boro

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 August 13, 2004

Motion

B.    Attorney ’s Report
        Denial of Claims

1. Claim of Amir Navadeh

Motion

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

        August 12, 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

C.     District Engineer, Denis J. Mulligan

7. OTHER REPORTS:

8. REPORTS OF COMMITTEES:

A.      Meeting of the Transportation Committee/Committee of the Whole
          August 6, 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

          August 12, 2004

          Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh

          All remaining items contained in this report are informational, as the item requiring Board

           action was acted upon by the Board of Directors at their meeting of August 13, 2004.

C.     Meeting of the Rules, Policy and Industrial Relations Committee/Committee of the Whole

          August 13, 2004
         Chair Maureen Middlebrook

1. Approve Voluntary Program for Reducing Vacation Bank 1 Balances

Resolution

          2. Approve an Amendment to Rule VII of the Rules of the Board Relative to Updating Duties

    of the Auditor-Controller

Resolution

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

1.  Authorize Actions Relative to Change Orders to Contract No. 99-B-5, Golden Gate

      Bridge Seismic Retrofit – Phase II, South Approach Structures, for Repairs and

      Painting of Steel Elements at the South Approach Viaduct

Resolution

2.  Approve Actions Relative to Award of Contract No. 2005-D-1, Fire Suppression

      System for Computer/Telecommunication Rooms, to Intelligent Technologies and

      Services, Inc.

Resolution

3.  Authorize Execution of a Professional Services Agreement with Security By Design,

      Inc., Relative to RFP No. 2005-B-6, Design Consultant for Golden Gate Bridge

      Physical Security Improvements

Resolution

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

          Whole
          August 27, 2004
          Chair Albert J. Boro

1.  Discussion and Possible Action Relative to Draft Public Education Program

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).