Meetings

January 7, 2005

AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

FRIDAY, JANUARY 14, 2005, at 10:00 a.m.

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

1. CALL TO ORDER: President Maureen Middlebrook
2. ROLL CALL: Secretary of the District Janet S. Tarantino
3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: Director Murray
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 December 17, 2004

Motion

B. Attorney’s Report

Denial of Claims

1. Subrogation Claim of California State Automobile Association Inter-Insurance Bureau (Insured: Katherine Young)

Motion

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

     December 16, 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, November 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 Hanson, Bridgett, Marcus, Vlahos, Rudy, LLP

Maryann S. Noble, Stephen C. Noble, as Next of Kin of Megan Noble, Deceased, and Estate of Megan Noble; and, Michael Keck, Jill Taylor Keck

vs. Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District

2. Closed Session

    Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation

a. Possible Initiation of Litigation Pursuant to
Government Code Section 54956.9
(One Potential Case)

C. District Engineer, Denis J. Mulligan

7. OTHER REPORTS:
8.

REPORTS OF COMMITTEES:

A. Meeting of the Finance and Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole
     January 13, 2005
     Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh

1. Authorize Filing an Application and Related Assurances with the San Francisco County Transportation Authority and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission for Federal Transportation Enhancement Activity Funds for Merchant Road Improvements and Committing the Necessary Local Match

Resolution

2. Authorize Filing an Application with the Metropolitan Transportation Commission for Regional Measure 2 Funds to Support Implementation of the Golden Gate Ferry Faregates Project

Resolution

3. Authorize the Setting of a Public Hearing Relative to Establishing Special Event Ferry Fares to SBC Park for 2005

Resolution

4. Authorize Award of Contract No. 2005-D-5, FasTrak™ Collection Services, to OSI Collection Services, Inc.

Resolution

9. ADDRESSES TO BOARD:
10.

SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS:

A. Approve Reappointment of Director James C. Eddie to Serve on the Board of the Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit District for a Four-year Term

Resolution

11. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
12. NEW BUSINESS:
13. COMMUNICATIONS:
14. ADJOURNMENT: Sun Yu and Maria D’Andrea


/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).