Meetings

March 18, 2005

AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

FRIDAY, MARCH 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 Smith
   
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 March 11, 2005

Motion

B. Attorney’s Report
Denial of Claims

1. Claim of Taleah Brown

Motion

2. Claim of Lionel Soans

Motion

3. Claim of Tina Cash-Walsh

Motion

   
6.

REPORTS OF OFFICERS:

A. General Manager, Celia G. Kupersmith

B. Attorney, David J. Miller

1. Closed Session

a. Conference with Legal Counsel Annual Litigation Audit Report Prepared by  Attorney Covering Existing Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a); and,
Anticipated Litigation (Multiple Potential Cases) Pursuant to Government
Code Section 54956.9(b)

b. Conference with Legal Counsel – Pending Litigation
Government Code Section 54956.9(a)
Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District vs. Marsh and McLennan Companies, Inc., et al.

c. Conference with Legal Counsel – Pending Litigation
Government Code Section 54956.9(a)

a. Report of Sterling & Clack

1. George McAnern vs. Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District


C. District Engineer, Denis J. Mulligan

   
7. OTHER REPORTS:
   
8.

REPORTS OF COMMITTEES:

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

All items contained in this report are informational, as the item requiring Board action was acted upon by the Board of Directors at their meeting of March 11, 2005.

 

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

All Non-Consent Calendar items contained in this report are informational.

 

C. Meeting of the Finance and Auditing Committee/Committee of

     the Whole
     March 24, 2005
     Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh

1. Authorize the Transfer of Funds from the Fiscal Year 2005 District Division Operating Budget to the Fiscal Year 2005 Bus Division Capital Budget Relative to Contract No. 2004-BT-10, Marin County Bus Stop Improvements – Phase II

Resolution

2. Authorize Filing Grant Applications with the Federal Transit Administration for Fiscal Year 2005 Section 5307 and Section 5309 Capital Assistance

Resolution

3. Authorize Filing a Grant Application with the State of California, Department of Transportation for Fiscal Year 2005 Federal Operating Assistance to Support West Marin Bus Service

Resolution

4. Approve Renewal of the Boiler and Machinery Policy Relative to the Property Insurance Program

Resolution

5. Approve the Setting of a Public Hearing Relative to a Proposed July 2005 Bus, Ferry and Paratransit Fare Increase

Resolution

D. Meeting of the Rules, Policy and Industrial Relations Committee/Committee of the Whole
     March 11, 2005
     Chair Maryanne P. Harrison

1. Approve Changes to the Table of Organization Relative to the Ferry Division and the Marketing and Communications Department

Resolution

2. Approve Changes to the Table of Organization Relative to Positions Necessary for Implementation and Maintenance of the Financial Management Information System

Resolution

E. Meeting of the Governmental Affairs and Public Information

    Committee/Committee of the Whole
    March 25, 2005
    Albert J. Boro

1. Approve Position Concerning Assembly Constitutional Amendment 5 (ACA 5) Relative to Public Employee Pension Plans

Resolution

 
   
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).