June 3, 2005

AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 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 Harold C. Brown, Jr.

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 May 27, 2005

                                                                                                                                Motion

B.        Attorney’s Report
           Denial of Claims

1.         Claim of Anita Lau                                                                                        Motion
2.         Amended Claim of Chuck L. Wong                                                               Motion
                       
C.        Meeting of the Finance-Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole
            May 26, 2005
            Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh
  1. Ratification of Actions by the Auditor-Controller
    1. Ratify Commitments and/or Disbursements
    2. Ratify Previous Investments
    3. Authorize Investments  
    4. Investment Report, April 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)
                        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 Building and Operating Committee/Committee of the Whole
            May 26, 2005
            Chair James C. Eddie

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 May 27, 2005

B.        Meeting of the Finance and Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole
            May 26, 2005
            Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh

            All Non-Consent Calendar items contained in this report are informational, as the
            item requiring May 27, 2005.

C.        Meeting of the Finance and Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole
            June 9, 2005
            Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh

1 .Discussion and Possible Action Relative to the Renewal of the Liability Insurance Program
                                                                                                 Resolution

2.  Discussion and Possible Action Relative to the Renewal of the Health and Benefit Insurance Plans
                                                                                                 Resolution

3. Approve Actions Relative to the FY 05/06 Operating and Capital Budgets


                                                                                                 Resolution

D.        Meeting of the Governmental Affairs and Public Information
            Committee/Committee of the Whole

            May 27, 2005
            Chair Albert J. Boro

           All items contained in this report are informational.

E.         Meeting of the Rules, Policy and Industrial Relations Committee/Committee of the Whole
            June 10, 2005
            Chair Maryanne P. Harrison

1. Approve an Amendment to the Procurement Manual Relative to the
     Procurement Process for Professional Service Agreements Under $7,500

                                                                                                 Resolution

9.         ADDRESSES TO BOARD:

10.       SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS:
           
11.       UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

12.       NEW BUSINESS:

13.       COMMUNICATIONS:

14.       ADJOURNMENT:               Frank Bateman

 

                                                                                                                                                                       
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).