November 18, 2005

SUMMARY OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
MEETING OF NOVEMBER 18, 2005

   
1.
Approved an amendment to RULE XII of the Rules of the Board relative to changes in the procedures for internal wire transfers of funds.
   
2.
Authorized the General Manager to execute and submit an application, as well as related assurances and an allocation request, with the Metropolitan Transportation Commission for FY 05/06 Regional Measure 2 funds in the total amount of $2,419,402, to support Golden Gate Transit Routes 40/42, 72 and 75 bus services.
   
3.
Received the Financial Statements, Independent Auditor’s Reports and Memorandum on Internal Controls for the Year Ending June 30, 2005, as submitted by Macias, Gini & Company.
   
4.
Authorized 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, in an amount not to exceed $258,000.
   
5.
Approved the following appointments to the Golden Gate Bridge Seismic Instrumentation Advisory Panel: (1) Dr. Gregory L. Fenves, Professor of Civil Engineering, University of California, to serve as Chairperson; and, (2) Dr. Douglas S. Dreger, Professor of Civil Engineering, University of California, to serve as a panel member.
   
6.
Approved revisions to human resources policies and amended the Human Resources Guide accordingly.
   

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