August 4, 2006


AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 11, 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 Pahre

     
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 28, 2006

Motion

     
  B. Attorney’s Report
Denial of Claims
   

1. Claim of Evelyn Anderson

Motion

   

2. Claim of Mary Ann Sams

Motion

     
  C. Meeting of the Finance-Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole July 27, 2006
Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh
    1.           Ratification of Actions by the Auditor-Controller
                     a. Ratify Commitments and/or Disbursements
                 b. Ratify Previous Investments
                 c. Authorize Investments
                 d. Investment Report, June 2006

Resolution

   
6. REPORTS OF OFFICERS:
  A. General Manager, Celia G. Kupersmith
     
  B. Attorney, David J. Miller
    1. Closed Session
               a. 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.

   

1. Approve Revisions to the Advisory Committee on Accessibility’s Business Rules

Resolution

     
  B. Meeting of the Transportation Committee/Committee of the Whole
August 4, 2006
Chair Harold C. Brown, Jr.

   

1. Authorize Award of Contract No. 2007-FT-6, Dry-Docking of the M.S. San Francisco and the M.S. Sonoma for Routine U.S. Coast Guard Inspection, Hull Maintenance and Repairs, to Bay Ship & Yacht Co.

Resolution

     
  C. Meeting of the Building and Operating Committee/Committee of the Whole
July 27, 2006
Chair James C. Eddie

   

1. Authorize Execution of a Professional Services Agreement with Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc., Relative to RFP No. 2007-FT-2, Consultant to Provide Technical Specifications for Golden Gate Ferry Fare Equipment

Resolution

     
  D. Meeting of the Finance and Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole
July 27, 2006
Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh
   

1. Approve Actions Relative to GASB Guidelines on Accounting and Reporting Retiree Health Benefit Liabilities

Resolution

     
  E. Meeting of the Finance and Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole
August 11, 2006
Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh

   

1. Approve an Amendment to Rule XII of the Rules of the Board Relative to District Investment Accounts and Signatures

Resolution

  F. Meeting of the Governmental Affairs and Public Information Committee/Committee of the Whole
July 27, 2006
Chair Albert J. Boro

    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 28, 2006.
     
9. ADDRESSES TO BOARD:
     
10. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS:
     
11. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
     
12. NEW BUSINESS:
     
13. COMMUNICATIONS:
     
14 ADJOURNMENT:
    Danny Albanese and Michael Vaccaro


/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.

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