August 4, 2005

AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

FRIDAY, AUGUST 12, 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 Hernández
   
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 July 22, 2005

Motion

   
 

B.       Attorney’s Report

Denial of Claims

1.       Subrogation Claim of Progressive Insurance Company

(Insured: Kathleen Merrill)                                                                                    Motion

2.        Claim of Tony Leong/Safeco Electrical Supply Company                                      Motion

3.        Amended Subrogation Claim of Allstate Insurance Company

(Insured: Bopha Sam)                                                                                           Motion

   
 

C.      Meeting of the Finance-Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole

July 21, 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, June 2005             

Resolution

   
6. REPORTS OF OFFICERS:
 

A.       General Manager, Celia G. Kupersmith

B.       Attorney, David J. Miller

                                         

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

July 21, 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 July 22, 2005.
   
 

B.        Meeting of the Finance and Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole

 July 21, 2005

           Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh

All Non-Consent Calendar 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 July 22, 2005.
   
 

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

August 12, 2005

          Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh

1.           Staff Presentation on a Regional Bus and Ferry Fare Restructure Program and Authorize the Setting of a Public Hearing

Resolution

   
 

2.           Authorize an Increase in the Youth Discount from 25% to 50% for Local Marin Travel on Golden Gate Transit Bus Routes

Ordinance

   
 

3.           Authorize Execution of Amendments to the Marin County Transit District Agreement to Include the Addition of

    Local Bus Routes 117, 123 & 127, and Elimination of Local Bus Route 132

Resolution

   
 

D.      Meeting of the Transportation Committee/Committee of the Whole

August 5, 2005

          Chair Harold C. Brown, Jr.

All items contained in this report are informational.

   
9. ADDRESSES TO BOARD:
   
10. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS:
  A.          Presentation to Tom Harrison in Honor of Director Maryanne P. Harrison
   
11. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
   
12. NEW BUSINESS:
   
13. COMMUNICATIONS:
   
14. ADJOURNMENT:
 
William R. Seeger and Mae Murray
   

/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).