August 18, 2006

AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

FRIDAY, AUGUST 25, 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 Newhouse Segal
       
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 August 11, 2006

Motion

       
  B.

Attorney’s Report

Denial of Claims
       
   

1.      Subrogation Claim of Mercury Casualty Company

         (Insured:  Toni Goodrich)

Motion

    2.     Amended Claim of Cindy Mitchell

Motion

    3.     Amended Claim of Peaches Scott

Motion

    4.     Amended Claim of Ariann Jessica Reyna

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.    Christine Kislowski 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 Expired 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
       
  C. District Engineer, Denis J. Mulligan
       
7. OTHER REPORTS:
       
8. REPORTS OF COMMITTEES:
       
  A. Meeting of the Transportation Committee/Committee of the Whole
August 4, 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 August 11, 2006.
       
  B. Meeting of the Finance and Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole
August 11, 2006
Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh
       
   
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 August 11, 2006.
       
  C. Meeting of the Finance and Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole
August 24, 2006
Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh
       
   

1.      Authorize a Budget Increase in the Bus and Ferry Divisions’ Operating Budget for FY 06/07 Relative to State Operating Assistance Income

Resolution

       
  D. Meeting of the Building and Operating Committee/Committee of the Whole
August 24, 2006
Chair James C. Eddie
       
   

1.      Authorize Execution of a Memorandum of Agreement with the City of Novato Redevelopment Agency Relative to the Novato Bus Facility

Resolution

       
   

2.     Authorize Execution of a License Agreement with American Tower, L.P., for the Mt. Tamalpais Communications Site

Resolution

       
  E.
       
   

1.      Authorize Rejection of All Proposals for RFP No. 2007-D-1, Exterior Bus Advertising Services, and Re-advertise

Resolution

       
9. ADDRESSES TO BOARD:
       
10. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS:
       
11. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
       
12. NEW BUSINESS:
       
13. COMMUNICATIONS:  
       
14. ADJOURNMENT:  
       

 

/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).