January 13, 2006

SUMMARY OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

MEETING OF JANUARY 13, 2006

1.
Authorized execution of a Program Supplement to the Master Agreement with the State of California, Department of Transportation for federal funds available to support the Golden Gate Bridge Seismic Retrofit Project, Phase IIIA.
   
2.
Approved a five-year Agreement with the Marin County Transit District (MCTD) for Marin local bus service and regional paratransit service, effective May 1, 2006 through June 30, 2011, with terms as outlined in the staff report.
   
3.
Approved a two-month extension to the Agreement with the MCTD for intercounty paratransit service for FY 05/06, at the same cost and service arrangement as the current Agreement, effective May 1, 2006 through June 30, 2006, as outlined in the staff report.
   
4. Approved a new regional bus fare for travel between the East Bay and San Francisco and between the East Bay and Sonoma County, as outlined in the staff report, effective January 15, 2006; and, amend Master Ordinance 2005 accordingly.
   
5.
Authorized the setting of public hearings in each of the three counties of Marin, Sonoma and San Francisco, at locations and times outlined in the staff report, for the purpose of receiving public comment on a proposal to establish a five-year fare program to increase bus, ferry and paratransit fares by five percent annually in order to meet operating expenses, beginning July 1, 2006, with the understanding that all public hearings will be immediately preceded by a two-hour informational open house conducted by staff to provide the public with background and context for the proposed five-year fare program.
   
6.
Authorized award of Contract No. 2006-D-3-CMAS, SAN Implementation, to CIBER, Inc., in the amount of $236,000 for consulting and maintenance services, as well as backup/recovery/storage hardware and software; and, authorized a budget increase in the FY 05/06 District Division Capital Budget in the amount of $59,000 and a budget transfer from the FY 05/06 District Division Operating Budget to the FY 05/06 District Division Capital Budget in the amount of $97,000.
   
7. Approved cancellation of the January 27, 2006 meeting of the Board of Directors.
   
8. Authorized execution of a professional services agreement with George Clemens, as outlined by the Attorney.
   

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