July 21, 2006

AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

FRIDAY, JULY 28, 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 Murray
     
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 July 14, 2006

Motion

     
 

B.        Attorney’s Report

            Denial of Claims

1.  Claim of George Hall          

Motion

2.  Claim of Jamil Shaikh  

Motion

3.  Subrogation Claim of Paragon Subrogation Services

     (Insured:  Bernabe Villacis)

Motion

4.  Insufficient Claim of Anna Suarez 

Motion

     
6. REPORTS OF OFFICERS:
     
 

A.  General Manager, Celia G. Kupersmith

     
 

B.  Attorney, David J. Miller

1.  Closed Session

     a.   Conference with Legal Counsel – Pending Litigation

           Government Code Section 54956.9(a)

 Report of Athens Administrators, Inc.

  1. James Johnson vs. Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District

                b.  Conference with Labor Negotiator

                     Government Code Section 54957.6

Labor Coalition Negotiations
 

2.  Approve Actions Relative to Various Memoranda of Understanding with Employee Bargaining Units Whose Contracts Expire on 6/30/06 and to Non-Represented Employees (Exclusive of the Officers of the District) Regarding Salary, Health and Welfare Benefits and Other Terms and Conditions Related to District Employment

Resolution

     
  C.  District Engineer, Denis J. Mulligan
     
7. OTHER REPORTS:
     
8. REPORTS OF COMMITTEES:
 

A.   Meeting of the Transportation Committee/Committee of the Whole

       July 13, 2006

       Chair Harold C. Brown, Jr.

 

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 July 14, 2006.
     
  B.     Meeting of the Finance and Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole

        July 13, 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 July 14, 2006.
     
  C.    Meeting of the Rules, Policy and Industrial Relations Committee/Committee of the Whole

        July 14, 2006

        Chair Barbara L. Pahre

 

All items contained in this report are informational, as the item requiring Board action was acted upon by the Board of Directors at their meeting of July 14, 2006.
     
  D.    Meeting of the Governmental Affairs and Public Information Committee/Committee of the Whole

        July 28, 2006

        Albert J. Boro

1.  Approve the Issuance of a Request for Proposals for Corporate Sponsorship Program Development

Resolution

     
9. ADDRESSES TO BOARD:
     
10. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS:
     
11.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

     
12. NEW BUSINESS:
     
13. COMMUNICATIONS:
     
14. ADJOURNMENT:
    Pat Roberts, Harold Driscoll, Anna Compton

/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).