Meetings

May 20, 2005

 

 

NOTICE OF MEETING

FINANCE-AUDITING COMMITTEE/COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE

  

THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2005

IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE 10:00 a.m. MEETING OF THE

BUILDING AND OPERATING COMMITTEE/COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE

 

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)

 

                                                                            AGENDA

1.

Ratification of Actions by the Auditor-Controller(PDF)                                                                       

a. Ratify Commitments and/or Disbursements

b. Ratify Previous Investments

c. Authorize Investments

d. Investment Report, April 2005

   
2.

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

a.         Budget Increase Relative to Change Order No. 91 to Contract No. 99-B-5, Golden Gate Bridge Seismic Retrofit (PDF)

(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)

 

  (Recommendation from Building and Operating Committee meeting of May 26, 2005)

b.          Budget Increase Relative to Contract No. 99-B-5, Golden Gate Bridge Seismic Retrofit (Phase II), South Approach (PDF)

Structures, for Construction Administration Services(PDF)

(Recommendation from Building and Operating Committee meeting of May 26, 2005) 

   
3.  

Authorize Actions Related to Grant Programs

a.         Authorize Filing an Application with the Metropolitan Transportation Commission for FY 05-06 Transportation Development Act (PDF)

and State Transit Assistance Funds to Support Bus, Ferry and Paratransit Services(PDF)

   
4.  Discussion Relative to the Draft FY 05-06 Operating and Capital Budgets(PDF)
   
5.  Authorize Execution of an Agreement with John Glenn Adjusters and Administrators Relative to RFP No. 2005-D-7, Third Party Administrator for Public Liability Claims Investigation and Adjustment Services(PDF)
   
6. 

Approve Actions Relative to the Line of Credit Agreement (Agreement) with JP Morgan Chase & Co. (JP Morgan) for the Commercial PaperProgram(PDF)

a.   Authorize Execution of Amendments to the Agreement with JP Morgan; and,

b.   Authorize Execution of a Three-Year Extension of the Agreement with JP Morgan 

   
7.  Authorize Execution of a Three-Year Extension of the Core Natural Gas Sales and Aggregation Agreement with Association of Bay Area Governments Publicly Owned Energy Resources(PDF)
   
8. Status Report on Yearly Financial Audit by Macias, Gini & Company LLP(PDF)
   
9. Review of Golden Gate Bridge Traffic/Tolls and Bus and Ferry Transit Patronage/Fares for Ten Months Ending April 2005 (PDF)
   
10.

Review of Financial Statements for Ten Months Ending April 2005

a. Statement of Revenue and Expenses(PDF)

b. Statement of Capital Programs and Expenditures(PDF)

   
11. 

Closed Session:

Conference with Legal Counsel – Pending Litigation

Government Code Section 54956.9(a)

a.            Report of Sterling & Clack

1. Robert James aka Blumenthal vs. Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District

                                 2.  Michael D. Koller vs. Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District

 

b.            Report of Claims Management, Inc.

1.  Virginia Linder vs. Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District

   
12. Public Comment(s)  (See Note Below)
   
13. 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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