October 1, 2004


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2004, at 9:30 a.m.
(Please Note the Change in Time from 9:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.)

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

MEMBERS: Chair Middlebrook; Directors Harrison, Hernández, McGoldrick, Murray, Pahre and Reilly; President Smith (Ex Officio)


1.   Ratify Revisions to the Diversity Program for Contracts; Annual Progress Report on Fiscal Year 2004

       Diversity Program for Contracts; and, Status Report on Fiscal Year 2005 Annual Overall

      Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Goal

2.  Authorize Recodification of District Policy Regarding Medical Benefits for District Retirees, and

      Related Actions

3.  Status Report on District’s Conflict of Interest Code

4.  Discussion Regarding Time and Place of Board Meetings

5.  Status Report on Reduction-in-Force Process

6.  Public Comment (See Note Below)

7.  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.

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).