Meetings

January 21, 2005

AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

FRIDAY, JANUARY 28, 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 Pahre
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 January 14, 2005

Motion

B. Attorney’s Report
     Denial of Claims

1. Claim of Stephen J. Watson

Motion

2. Claim of Bum Seo Lee

Motion

3. Claim of Sara Diamond

Motion

4. Subrogation Claim of Geico Insurance Company
(Insured: Todd Lowe)

Motion

6.

REPORTS OF OFFICERS:

A. General Manager, Celia G. Kupersmith

B. Attorney, David J. Miller

Closed Session

1. Conference with Legal Counsel – Pending Litigation
Government Code Section 54956.9(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. Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation
Government Code Section 54956.9
Report of Hanson, Bridgett, Marcus, Vlahos, Rudy, LLP
Possible Initiation of Litigation for One Potential Case

3. Conference with District Security Personnel
Government Code Section 54957
Security Issues

C. District Engineer, Denis J. Mulligan

7. OTHER REPORTS:
8.

REPORTS OF COMMITTEES:

A. Meeting of the Transportation Committee/Committee of the Whole
     January 13, 2005
    Chair Harold C. Brown, Jr.

All items contained in this report are informational.

B. Meeting of the Finance and Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole
     January 13, 2005
    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 January 14, 2005.

C. Meeting of the Rules, Policy and Industrial Relations Committee/Committee of the Whole
     January 14, 2005
     Chair Maryanne P. Harrison

1. Approve Adoption of Master Ordinance 2005 Ordinance

Attachment

2. Approve Adoption of the 2005 Rules of the Board

Attachment

Resolution

3. Approve an Eight-Month Limited Term Position Relative to the Financial Management Information System Project Implementation

Resolution

9. ADDRESSES TO BOARD:
10. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS:
11. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
12. NEW BUSINESS:
13. COMMUNICATIONS:
14. ADJOURNMENT: Rosemary Leonoudakis (wife of former Director Stephan C. Leonoudakis)

/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).