November 10, 2005

AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 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 Sandoval
     
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 28, 2005

Motion

     
  B.

Attorney’s Report

Denial of Claims

1. Insufficient Claim of Christopher Morrow

Motion

2. Indemnity Claim of U.S. Department of the Interio

Motion

     
  C.

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

October 27, 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, September 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 Finance and Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole

October 27, 2005

Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh

1. Approve an Amendment to Rule XII of the Rules of the Board Relative to District Bank Accounts and Signatures

Resolution

     
  B.

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

November 17, 2005

Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh

1. Authorize the Filing of an Application with the Metropolitan Transportation Commission for Fiscal Year 2006 Regional Measure 2 Funds to Support Golden Gate Transit Bus Routes

Resolution

2. Receive the Independent Auditor’s Reports and the Financial Statements for the Year Ending June 30, 2005, as Submitted by Macias, Gini & Company, LLP

Resolution

     
  C.

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

October 28, 2005

Chair Albert J. Boro

All items contained in this report are informational.

     
  D.

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

November 17, 2005

Chair James C. Eddie

1. Authorize Execution of an Amendment to the Professional Services Agreement with HDR Engineering, Inc., Relative to RFP No. 2004-B-6, Consultant to Design and Prepare Bid Documents for the Golden Gate Bridge Seismic Retrofit Project (Phase IIIA), North Anchorage Housing And North Pylon

Resolution

2. Approve Appointments to the Golden Gate Bridge Seismic Instrumentation Advisory Committee

Resolution

     
  E.

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

November 18, 2005

Chair Barbara L. Pahre

1. Approve Revisions to Human Resources Policies and Amend the Human Resources Guide

Resolution

     
9. ADDRESSES TO BOARD:
     
10. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS:
  A. Presentation on Status of Major Maintenance Projects on the Golden Gate Bridge
     
11. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
     
12. NEW BUSINESS:
     
13. COMMUNICATIONS:
     
14. ADJOURNMENT:
    Jerry Harris and Dora Holmes

/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