October 21, 2005

AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28, 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 Reilly
     
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 October 14, 2005

Motion

     
  B.

Attorney’s Report

Denial of Claims
   

1. Amended Claim of Stephen Goldiamond

   (May 1, 2005 Incident)

Motion

   

2. Amended Claim of Stephen Goldiamond

  (May 9, 2005 Incident)

Motion

   

3. Subrogation Claim of California Casualty

   Indemnity Exchange (Insured:  Larry Batiste and Linda Beaty)

Motion

   

4. Claim of Maria Azanon

Motion

   

5. Claim of Antonio Oliveros

Motion

   

6. Claim of Judy O’Connor

Motion

   

7. Subrogation Claim of Sedgwick Claims Management

   Services, Inc.  (Insured:  American Medical Response)

Motion

     
6. REPORTS OF OFFICERS:
  A. General Manager, Celia G. Kupersmith
    1. Special Recognition of Employees Directly Involved in the April 9, 2005, Toll Plaza Incident
     
  B. Attorney, David J. Miller
   

Closed Session:

1.       Conference with Legal Counsel

Government Code Section 54957

          

Public Employee Performance Evaluation for Officers of the District

          a.  District Engineer

b.  Attorney

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

Meeting of the Transportation Committee/Committee of the Whole

October 13, 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 October 14, 2005.
     
  B.

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

October 13, 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 October 14, 2005.
     
  C.

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

October 27, 2005

Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh

1. Budget Transfer from the FY 05/06 Bridge Division Capital Budget to the FY 05/06 Bridge Division Operating Budget for Purchase of Lidar Equipment

Resolution

     
  D.

Meeting of the Rules, Policy and Industrial Relations Committee/Committee of the Whole

October 14, 2005

Chair Barbara L. Pahre

 

1. Approve Policy Revisions to the Human Resources Guide

Resolution

     
9. ADDRESSES TO BOARD:
     
10. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS:
     
11. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
     
12. NEW BUSINESS:
     
13. COMMUNICATIONS:
     
14. ADJOURNMENT:
    Roger Alan Blasberg, M.D., and Professor Bruce A. Bolt

/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.

 

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