April 15, 2005


NOTICE OF MEETING
BUILDING AND OPERATING COMMITTEE/COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE


THURSDAY, APRIL 21, 2005, at 10:00 a.m.


Board Room, Administration Building, Golden Gate Bridge Toll Plaza, San Francisco, California

MEMBERS: Chair Eddie; Vice Chair Reilly; Directors Ammiano, Boro, Hernández, Martini, Smith and Stroeh; President Middlebrook (Ex Officio)

AGENDA

1. Approve Adoption of New Policy-Level Criteria for Use in Evaluating Potential Suicide Deterrent Systems
   
2.

Status Report from District Appointees on Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART) Board

Part 2

   
3. Status Report on Engineering Projects
   
4. Public Comment (See Note Below)
   
5. Adjournment


/s/ Janet S. Tarantino, Secretary of the District








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A vote of the Committee of the Whole does not constitute final Board action. All Committee actions must be ratified by the full Board of Directors.

All items appearing on the agenda are subject to action by the Committee.

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