March 18, 2005


THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 2005, at 10:00 a.m.

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

MEMBERS: Chair Stroeh; Vice Chair Pahre; Directors Boro, Cochran, Eddie, Murray, Reilly and Shahum; President Middlebrook (Ex Officio)



Ratification of Actions by the Auditor-Controller

a. Ratify Commitments and/or Disbursements
b. Ratify Previous Investments
c. Authorize Investments
d. Investment Report, February 2005


Authorize Budget Adjustment(s) and/or Transfer(s)

a. Authorize the Transfer of Funds from the Fiscal Year 2005 District Division Operating Budget to the Fiscal Year 2005 Bus Division Capital Budget Relative to Contract No. 2004-BT-10, Marin County Bus Stop Improvements – Phase II


Authorize Actions Related to Grant Programs

a. Authorize Filing Grant Applications with the Federal Transit Administration for Fiscal Year 2005 Section 5307 and Section 5309 Capital Assistance

b. Authorize Filing a Grant Application with the State of California, Department of Transportation for Fiscal Year 2005 Federal Operating Assistance to Support West Marin Bus Service

4. Approve Renewal of the Boiler and Machinery Policy Relative to the Property Insurance Program
5. Approve the Setting of a Public Hearing Relative to a Proposed July 2005 Bus, Ferry and Paratransit Fare Increase
6. Discussion and Possible Action Relative to a Restructured Transit Fare Program
7. Review of Golden Gate Bridge Traffic/Tolls and Bus and Ferry Transit Patronage/Fares for Eight Months Ending February 2005

Review of Financial Statements for Eight Months Ending February 2005

a. Statement of Revenue and Expenses
b. Statement of Capital Programs and Expenditures


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

a. Report of Sterling & Clack

1. George McAnern vs. Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District

10. Public Comment(s) (See Note Below)
11. 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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