Meetings

March 30, 2005

AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

FRIDAY, APRIL 8, 2005

IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE 9:30 a.m. MEETING OF THE
FINANCE-AUDITING COMMITTEE/COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE

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 Stroeh
   
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 25, 2005

Motion

B. Attorney’s Report
     Denial of Claims

1. Claim of Richard W. Boak

Motion


2. Claim of Markus Hardt

Motion

C. Meeting of the Finance-Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole
     March 24, 2005
     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, February 2005

Resolution

   
6.

REPORTS OF OFFICERS:

A. General Manager, Celia G. Kupersmith

B. Attorney, David J. Miller

1. Closed Session

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

1. Report of Claims Management, Inc.
Stephen Yost vs. Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District
2. Report by Hanson, Bridgett, Marcus Vlahos & Rudy LLP
Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District vs. Marsh and McLennan Companies, Inc., et al.

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
     March 24, 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 March 25, 2005.

B. Meeting of the Finance and Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole
     April 8, 2005
     Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh

1. Ratify General Manager’s Action to Submit a Request to the Metropolitan Transportation Commission for Funding to Support Suicide Deterrent Environmental Studies and Preliminary Design Work

Resolution

C. Meeting of the Governmental Affairs and Public Information Committee/Committee of the Whole
     March 25, 2005
     Chair Albert J. Boro

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 25, 2005.

   
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