April 15, 2005

AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS


FRIDAY, APRIL 22, 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: First Vice President Harrison
   
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 April 8, 2005 Motion

B. Attorneys Report
Denial of Claims

None

   
6.

REPORTS OF OFFICERS:

A. General Manager, Celia G. Kupersmith

B. Attorney, David J. Miller

Closed Session:
1. Conference with Legal Counsel Anticipated Litigation
Government Code Section 54956.9(b)
One or More Potential Cases

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
     April 8, 2005
     Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh

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 April 8, 2005.

B. Meeting of the Finance and Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole
    April 21, 2005
    Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh

1. Authorize Filing Grant Applications with the Metropolitan Transportation Commission for Fiscal Years 2006, 2007 and 2008 Federal Transit Administration Section 5307 and 5309 Program, and Surface Transportation Program Funding for Capital and Operating Assistance

Resolution

C. Meeting of the Building and Operating Committee/Committee of the Whole
    April 21, 2005
    Chair James C. Eddie

1. Approve Adoption of New Policy-Level Criteria for Use in Evaluating Potential Suicide Deterrent Systems

Resolution

D. Special Meeting of the Transportation Committee/Committee of the Whole
     April 22, 2005
     Chair Harold C. Brown, Jr.

1. Approve Execution of an Agreement with the County of Marin to Undertake a Muir Woods Shuttle Service Planning Demonstration Project

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).