February 17, 2006

AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2006, AT 10:00 a.m.

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

1.

CALL TO ORDER: President Maureen Middlebrook
       
2. ROLL CALL: Secretary of the District Janet S. Tarantino
       
3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: Director Ammiano
       
4. PUBLIC COMMENT: Refer to the Public Comment Note Below
       
5. CONSENT CALENDAR:  
       
  A.

Approve the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors of February 10, 2006

Motion

     
  B.

Attorney’s Report

Denial of Claims
 
       
   

1.     Indemnity Claim of Stanley David Groth

Motion

   

2.     Subrogation Claim of Allstate Insurance Company

        (Insured:  Francis Kernan)

Motion

       
6. REPORTS OF OFFICERS:
       
  A. General Manager, Celia G. Kupersmith
     
   

1.      Approve Actions Relative to a Petition from International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local No. 856 for Recognition of an Employee Unit Comprised of Ferry Operations Supervisors

Resolution

       
  B. Attorney, David J. Miller
       
  C. District Engineer, Denis J. Mulligan
       
7.

OTHER REPORTS:

       
8. REPORTS OF COMMITTEES:
       
  A.

Meeting of the Building and Operating Committee/Committee of the Whole

February 23, 2006

Chair James C. Eddie

     
   

1.      Approve Actions Relative to the Award of Contract No. 2006-B-10, Golden Gate Bridge North Approach and Side Span Physical Security Improvements, to Ghilotti Bros., Inc.

Resolution

   
a.     Closed Session

       Conference with District Security Personnel

       Government Code Section 54957

       Security Issues

       
   

2.      Authorize Execution of a Professional Services Agreement Relative to RFP No. 2006-BT-3, Bus Facilities Underground Storage Tanks Investigation and Mitigation Services, to PES Environmental, Inc.

Resolution

       
  B.

Meeting of the Transportation Committee/Committee of the Whole

February 9, 2006

Chair Harold C. Brown, Jr.
       
   

All items contained in this report are informational.

       
  C.

Meeting of the Finance and Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole

February 9, 2006

Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh
       
   
All items contained in this report are informational, as the items requiring Board action were acted upon by the Board of Directors at their meeting of February 10, 2006.
       
  D.

Meeting of the Rules, Policy and Industrial Relations Committee/Committee of the Whole

February 10, 2006

Chair Barbara L. Pahre
       
   
All items contained in this report are informational, as the items requiring Board action were acted upon by the Board of Directors at their meeting of February 10, 2006.
       
9. ADDRESSES TO BOARD:
       
10. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS:
       
  A.
       
  B.

Authorize Resolution of Appreciation for Major Lance Ludwick, Commander of the United States Park Police, San Francisco Field Office, in Recognition of his Commitment to Golden Gate Bridge Security

Resolution

       
11. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
       
12. NEW BUSINESS:
       
13. COMMUNICATIONS:
       
14. ADJOURNMENT:     Lea Ridondelli
       

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

 

Public Comment Note: Each person wishing to address the Board is requested to complete a Request-to-Speak Form for submittal to the Secretary of the District. A period of thirty (30) minutes has been allocated for public comments concerning items of interest within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Board. Each individual will be allotted three (3) minutes. Said time frames may be extended only upon approval of the Board.

All items appearing on the agenda are subject to action by the Board of Directors. Staff recommendations are subject to action by the Board of Directors. Staff recommendations are subject to change by the Board.

Upon request, the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District will provide written agenda materials in appropriate alternative formats to individuals with disabilities. In addition, the District will arrange for disability-related modifications or accommodations, including auxiliary aids or services, to enable individuals with disabilities to participate in public meetings. Please send a written request, including your name, mailing address, telephone number and brief description of the requested materials, preferred alternative format, and/or auxiliary aid or service at least two (2) days before the meeting. Requests should be mailed to: Janet S. Tarantino, Secretary of the District, Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District, P.O. Box 9000, Presidio Station, San Francisco, CA 94129; or e-mailed to jtarantino@goldengate.org; or by telephone at (415) 923-2223, or at (415) 257-4554 (TDD), or California Relay Service at either (800) 735-2929 (TDD), or (800) 735-2922 (Voice).