September 15, 2006

(Revised: September 19, 2006)

 

AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 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 Sandoval
       
4. PUBLIC COMMENT: Refer to the Public Comment Note Below
       
5. CONSENT CALENDAR:  
       
  A.

Approve the Minutes of the Joint Board of Directors Meeting/Workshop of September 8, 2006

Motion

       
  B.

Attorney’s Report

Denial of Claims
       
   

1.  Claim of Barbara Rooney

Motion

   

2.  Claim of Tim Cooper

Motion

    3.  Claim of Olga Rodriquez

Motion

    4.  Claim of Natalia De Leon

Motion

       
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 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

Resolution

   

3.   Approve a Resolution of Intention to Approve an Amendment to the Contract Between the Public Employees’ Retirement System Board of Administration and the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District (District) Board of Directors to Increase the Pension Rate from 2% at 55 to 2.5% at 55
(Added: September 19, 2006)

Resolution

       
  C. District Engineer, Denis J. Mulligan
       
7. OTHER REPORTS:
   
8. REPORTS OF COMMITTEES:
       
  A. Meeting of the Transportation Committee/Committee of the Whole
September 7, 2006
Chair Harold C. Brown, Jr.
       
   
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 September 8, 2006.
       
  B. Meeting of the Rules, Policy and Industrial Relations Committee/Committee of the Whole
September 7, 2006
Chair Barbara L. Pahre
       
   

1.  Approve a Three-Year Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan

Resolution

       
  C. Meeting of the Building and Operating Committee/Committee of the Whole
September 21, 2006
Chair James C. Eddie
       
   

1.   Authorize Execution of a Professional Services Agreement with DMJM Harris, Inc., Relative to Request for Proposals (RFP) No. 2006-B-17, Environmental Studies and Preliminary Design for a Suicide Deterrent System on the Golden Gate Bridge

Resolution

       
 

D.

Meeting of the Governmental Affairs and Public Information Committee/Committee of the Whole
September 22, 2006
Chair Albert J. Boro
       
   

1.  Approve Support of Proposition 1A – Transportation funding Protection, Legislative Constitutional Amendment and of Proposition 1B – Highway Safety, Traffic Reduction, Air Quality and Port Security Bond Act of 2006

Resolution

       
   

2.   Authorize Execution of a Professional Services Agreement with Clear Channel Outdoor, Inc., Relative to Request for Proposals (RFP) No. 2007-D-3, Exterior Bus Advertising Services

Resolution

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

 

/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).