April 16, 2004


THURSDAY, APRIL 22, 2004, at 10:00 a.m.

Board Room, Administration Building, Golden Gate Bridge Toll Plaza, San Francisco, CA

MEMBERS: Chair Stroeh; Vice Chair Pahre; Directors Boro, Cochran, Eddie, Murray and Shahum; President Smith (Ex Officio)


1. Ratification of Actions by the Auditor-Controller

a. Ratify Payment of Bills
b. Ratify Previous Investments
c. Authorize Investments
d. Investment Report, March 2004

2. Authorize Budget Adjustment(s) and/or Transfer(s)

a. None

3. Authorize Actions Related to Grant Programs

a. Filing Grant Applications with the Federal Transit Administration for Fiscal Year 2004 Sections 5307 and 5309 Funds for Operating and Capital Assistance;
b. Filing a Grant Application with the State of California, Department of Transportation for Fiscal Year 2004 Federal Operating Assistance Funds to Support West Marin Bus Service; and,
c. Filing a Grant Application with the Metropolitan Transportation Commission for Fiscal Year 2005 Transportation Development Act and State Transit Assistance Funds to Support Bus, Ferry and Paratransit Services

4. Approve Actions Relative to the Proposed July 2004 Bus, Ferry and Paratransit Fare Increases

5. Review the Proposed Fiscal Year 2005 Operating and Capital Budgets

6. Review of Golden Gate Bridge Traffic/Tolls and Bus and Ferry Transit Patronage/Fares for Nine Months Ending March 2004

7. Review of Financial Statements for Nine Months Ending March 2004

a. Statement of Revenue and Expenses
b. Statement of Capital Programs and Expenditures

8. Closed Session:

Conference with Legal Counsel Pending Litigation
Government Code Section 54956.9(a)
Report of Sterling and Clack
a. Reynaldo Mancilla vs. Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District
b. Patrick Evans vs. Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District

9. Public Comment(s) (See Note Below)

10. Adjournment

/s/ Janet S. Tarantino, Secretary of the District

Meeting Note: This Committee meeting may be attended by Members of the Board of Directors who do not serve on this Committee. In the event that a quorum of the entire Board is present, this Committee shall act as a Committee of the Whole.

A vote of the Committee of the Whole does not constitute final Board action. All Committee action must be ratified by the full Board of Directors.

All items appearing on the agenda are subject to action by the Committee.

Public Comment Note: This portion of the meeting, not to exceed thirty (30) minutes, has been allocated for public comments concerning items of interest within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Committee. Each individual will be allotted three (3) minutes. Said time frames may be extended only upon approval of the Committee.

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