October 7, 2005

(Revised:  October 11, 2005)

AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14, 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 Murray
     
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 September 9, 2005.

Motion

     
  B.

Attorney’s Report

Denial of Claims

1. Claim of Michael Patane

Motion

2. Claim of James L. Burke

Motion

3. Amended Claim of Francis Wilson

Motion

     
  C.

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

September 22, 2005

Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh

Ratification of Actions by the Auditor-Controller

a.  Ratify Commitments and/or Disbursements

b.  Ratify Previous Investments

c.  Authorize Investments 

d.  Investment Report, August 2005

Resolution

     
6. REPORTS OF OFFICERS:
  A.

General Manager, Celia G. Kupersmith

1. Approve Recognition of a New Employee Unit Comprised of Bridge Sergeants to be Represented by Operating Engineers, Local No. 3

Resolution

2. Authorize Ratification of a Memorandum of Understanding with International Union of Operating Engineers, Local No. 3, Representing Bridge Patrol Officers  (Added:  10/11/05)   

Resolution

     
  B.

Attorney, David J. Miller

Closed Session:

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

a. Report of Claims Management, Inc.

     1. Carl Schoelles vs. Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and

         Transportation District

     
  C. District Engineer, Denis J. Mulligan
     
7. OTHER REPORTS:
     
8. REPORTS OF COMMITTEES:
  A.

Meeting of the Transportation Committee/Committee of the Whole

September 9, 2005

Chair Harold C. Brown, Jr.

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 September 9, 2005.

     
  B.

Meeting of the Transportation Committee/Committee of the Whole

October 13, 2005

Chair Harold C. Brown, Jr.

1. Authorize Award of Contract No. 2006-BT-6, Luggage Bay Bicycle Racks, to Sportworks

Resolution

2. Authorize the General Manager to Approve Requests for Special Event Ferry Service to and from the Larkspur Ferry Terminal and SBC Park and Amend Master Ordinance 2005

Ordinance

     
  C.

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

September 22, 2005

Chair Albert J. Boro

1. Authorize Exemption from Tolls on the Golden Gate Bridge During Commute Hours for Clean-Air Vehicles and Amend Master Ordinance 2005

Ordinance

     
  D.

Meeting of the Building and Operating Committee/Committee of the Whole

September 22, 2005

Chair James C. Eddie

All items contained in this report are informational.

     
  E.

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

September 22, 2005

Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh

All Non-Consent Calendar items contained in this report are informational.

     
  F.

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

October 13, 2005

Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh

1. Authorize Budget Adjustment to Correct FY 05/06 Operating Budget

Resolution

2. Authorize Implementation of a Regional Bus and Ferry Fare Restructure Program and Amend Master Ordinance 2005

Ordinance

     
9. ADDRESSES TO BOARD:
     
10. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS:
  A. Discussion on Strategic Plan for Achieving Long-Term Financial Stability
     
11. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
     
12. NEW BUSINESS:
     
13. COMMUNICATIONS:
     
14. ADJOURNMENT:
    Wanda Pointer-Gospel, Tom Bates, Michael Smircich and Elizabeth Scanlon

/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).