Meetings

February 18, 2005

AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 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 Sandoval
   
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 February 11, 2005

Motion

B. Attorney’s Report

     Denial of Claims

1. Claim of Kinsey Carpenter

Motion

2. Application for Leave to Present Late Subrogation Claim and
    Subrogation Claim of Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company
    (Insured: Joyce Konigsberg)

Motion

3. Claim of Brandon Connaughton

Motion

4. Claim of Anthony Azevedo

Motion

6.

REPORTS OF OFFICERS:

A. General Manager, Celia G. Kupersmith

1. Approve Recognition of a New Employee Unit Comprised of Bridge Patrol Officers to be Represented by Operating Engineers Local, No. 3

Resolution

B. Attorney, David J. Miller

Closed Session

1. 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


C. District Engineer, Denis J. Mulligan

 
 
7. OTHER REPORTS:
   
8.

REPORTS OF COMMITTEES:

A. Meeting of the Transportation Committee/Committee of the Whole
     February 10, 2005
     Chair Harold C. Brown, Jr.

All items contained in this report are informational.

B. Meeting of the Building and Operating Committee/Committee of the Whole
     February 24, 2005
     Chair James C. Eddie

1. Authorize Execution of a Professional Services Agreement with

    Elliott Bay Design Group Relative to RFP No. 2005-FT-6,

    Consultant to Provide Technical Specifications,Drawings and

    Contract Support for Spaulding Vessel Refurbishment

Resolution

C. Meeting of the Finance and Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole
     February 10, 2005
     Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh

All items contained in this report are informational.

D. Meeting of the Finance and Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole
     February 24, 2005
     Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh

1. Approve Renewal of the Marine Insurance Program

Resolution

 

2. Approve Revised Approach to Charging for Local Bus Transit

    Services to Schools Within the Ross Valley and Larkspur School

    Districts for the 2004/2005 School Year

Resolution

3. Approve an Increase in Special Event Ferry Fares to SBC Park for 2005

Ordinance

   
9. ADDRESSES TO BOARD:
   
10. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS:
   
11. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
   
12. NEW BUSINESS:
   
13. COMMUNICATIONS:
   
14. ADJOURNMENT:


/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).