May 20, 2005





THURSDAY, MAY 26, 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, Moylan and Stroeh; President Middlebrook (Ex Officio)




1. Authorize Actions Relative to Change Order No. 91 to Contract No. 99-B-5, Golden Gate Bridge Seismic Retrofit (Phase II), South Approach Structures, with Shimmick Construction Company, Inc./Obayashi Corporation JV, for Repair and Painting of Steel Elements at the Fort Point Arch Lower Truss(PDF)
2. Authorize Actions Relative to Contract No. 99-B-5, Golden Gate Bridge Seismic Retrofit (Phase II), South Approach Structures, for Construction Administration Services (PDF)
3.  Authorize Execution of an Amendment to the Agreement with the California Highway Patrol Relative to Contract No . 99-B-5, Golden Gate Bridge Seismic Retrofit (Phase II), South Approach Structures, for Traffic Enforcement Services(PDF)
4. Authorize Execution of Amendments to the Professional Services Agreement with HDR Engineering, Inc., Relative to Contract No. 2004-B-6, Golden Gate Bridge Seismic Retrofit Project Phase IIIA, North Anchorage Housing/North Pylon, for Design Services(PDF)
5. Authorize Rejection of All Bids for Contract No. 2005-B-10, Crane Truck and Authorize Readvertisement of this Bid(PDF)   

Closed Session;

               Conference with Real Property Negotiator

               Government Code Section 54956.8

                           a.               Negotiations Relative to the Transfer of the Portion of the Northwestern Railroad Right-of-Way Property from Novato

Creek South to Corte Madera

Negotiating Party: Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit District

7.   Status Report from District Appointees on Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART) Board(PDF)
8. Status Report on Engineering Projects(PDF)
9.  Public Comment (See Note Below)
10. Adjournment



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


Meeting Note:  This  Committee meeting may be attended by Members of the Board of Directors who do not serve on this Committee.   In the event that a quorum of the entire Board is present, this Committee shall act as a Committee of the Whole.


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.


Public Comment Note:  This portion of the meeting, not to exceed thirty (30) minutes, has been allocated for public comments concerning items of interest within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Committee.  Each individual will be allotted three (3) minutes.  Said time frames may be extended only upon approval of the Committee.


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