June 17, 2005

AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 2005
, at

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 Cochran

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 June 10, 2005 Motion

B. Attorneys Report

Denial of Claims

1. Claim of Enterprise Rent-a-Car Motion

2. Claim of John Plutino Motion

3. Claim of Carrie Lyn Miller Motion

4. Claim of Frank H. Almquist Motion

6. REPORTS OF OFFICERS:

A. General Manager, Celia G. Kupersmith

1. Authorize Actions Relative to the Petition from Operating Engineers, Local No. 3, for Recognition of Employee Unit Comprised of Bridge Sergeants Resolution

2. Authorize Execution of a Memorandum of Understanding with Operating Engineers, Local No. 3, Representing the Bridge Patrol Officers Resolution

B. Attorney, David J. Miller

Closed Session:

1. 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.

2. Conference with Real Property Negotiator

Government Code Section 54956.8

Negotiations Relative to the Transfer of the Portion of the Northwestern Railroad

Right-of-Way Property from Novato Creek South to Corte Madera

Negotiating Party: Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit District

3. Conference with Legal Counsel

Government Code Section 54957

Public Employee Performance Evaluation for Officers of the District

a. General Manager

b. District Engineer

c. Auditor-Controller

d. Secretary of the Distrt

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
     June 9, 2005
     Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh

All 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 June 10, 2005 .

B. Meeting of the Finance and Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole
     June 23, 2005
     J. Dietrich Stroeh

1. Authorize Submitting an Application with the Bay Area Air Quality Management District for Regional Transportation Fund for Clean Air Program Grant Funds to Support Bus Stop Improvements Resolution

2. Approve Renewal of the Health and Benefit Insurance Plans Resolution

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

1. Approve Proposed FY 05/06 Annual Overall Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Goals and Status Report on Overall Project DBE Goal for Golden Gate Bridge Seismic Retrofit Phase IIIA Resolution

D . Meeting of the Building and Operating Committee/Committee of the Whole
     June 23, 2005
     Chair James C. Eddie

1. Approve the Design and Location of Toll Plaza Transfer Point Bus Stop and Crosswalk Improvements Resolution

9. ADDRESSES TO BOARD:

10. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS:

11. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

12. NEW BUSINESS:

13. COMMUNICATIONS:

14. ADJOURNMENT: Edith Stahl

/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).