Meetings

December 10, 2004

AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 17, 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 McGoldrick
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 November 19, 2004

Motion

 

B.  Attorney’s Report

Motion

Denial of Claims

1. Claim of Richard Sears

Motion

2. Subrogation Claim of United States Automobile Insurance Company
(Insured: James Bell)

Motion

3. Insufficient Claim of Teofilo Osera Pena, Jr.

Motion

4. Claim of Susanne Bersbach

Motion

5. Claim of Joseph Kaufman

Motion

6. Claim of Catherine Barnes

Motion

7. Application for Leave to Present Late Subrogation Claim and Subrogation Claim of Republic Indemnity Company of America (Insured: San Francisco Minibus and Yossef Fridman)

Motion

 
 

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

     November 18, 2004

     Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh

1. Ratification of Actions by the Auditor-Controller

a. Ratify Commitments and/or Disbursements
b. Ratify Previous Investments
c. Authorize Investments
d. Investment Report, October 2004

Resolution

6. REPORTS OF OFFICERS:
 

A. General Manager, Celia G. Kupersmith

B. Attorney, David J. Miller

1. Closed Session

Conference with Legal Counsel – Pending Litigation
Government Code Section 54956.9(a)

a. Report of Claims Management, Inc.

1. Marion Fabrique vs. Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District
2. James Johnson vs. Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District

b. Report of Sterling & Clack

1. Craig LaPointe 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 Building and Operating Committee/Committee of the Whole
     November 18, 2004
     Chair James C. Eddie

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 November 19, 2004.

 

B. Meeting of the Building and Operating Committee/Committee of the Whole
    December 10, 2004
    Chair James C. Eddie

1. Authorize Execution of an Amendment to the Professional Services Agreement with International Civil Engineering Consultants, Inc., to Increase the Scope of Work under Contract No. 2005-B-3, Analyze Computer Model of the Suspension Bridge, Relative to Phase III of the Golden Gate Bridge Seismic Retrofit Project

Resolution

 
 

C. Meeting of the Finance and Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole
     November 18, 2004
     Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh

All Non-Consent Calendar 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 November 19, 2004.

 

D. Meeting of the Finance and Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole
     December 16, 2004
     Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh

1. Approve Continuation and Amendment to Letters of Agreement for Local Bus Transit Services to Schools Within the Ross Valley and Larkspur School Districts for the 2004/2005 School Year

Resolution

2. Authorize Execution of a Contract with the Marin County Transit District for a Six----Month Ride and Roll Program on Regional Bus Routes

Resolution

3. Authorize Extension of a Maintenance Agreement with InTranS Group, Inc., for Lane Hardware and Software Support Services for the FasTrak Project

Resolution

 

E. Meeting of the Governmental Affairs and Public Information Committee/Committee of the Whole
    November 19, 2004
    Chair Albert J. Boro

1. Approve Interior Advertising Onboard Golden Gate Ferries and Authorize Staff to Advertise a Request for Proposals for Interior Ferry Advertising

Resolution

 

F. Meeting of the Rules, Policy and Industrial Relations Committee/Committee of the Whole
    December 10, 2004
    Chair Maureen Middlebrook

1. Approve an Amendment to the Procurement Policy Regarding the General Manager’s Authorization for Contract Change Order

Resolution

2. Adopt Amended Conflict of Interest Code

Resolution

9. ADDRESSES TO BOARD:
10. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS:
 

A. Approve Board of Directors Meeting Schedule for the Year 2005

Resolution

B. Presentation of Resolutions of Appreciation

C. Approve Selection of Officers of the Board of Directors for 2005-2006

Resolution

11. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
12. NEW BUSINESS:
13. COMMUNICATIONS:
14.

ADJOURNMENT:

Colonel W. R. “Bill” Lucius, Director Emeritus

Mary Premenko

/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).