May 12, 2006

SUMMARY OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
MEETING OF MAY 12, 2006

     
1.
Approved recognition of a new employee unit comprised of Ferry Operations Supervisors to be represented by International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local No. 856.
     
2.
Approved the following actions relative to RFP No. 2006-D-5, Interior Ferry Advertising:
  a.
Rejected the sole bid of Trans4Media, Agoura Hills, CA, as non-responsive; and,
  b.
Authorized the negotiation and execution of a professional services agreement with Trans4Media for interior ferry advertising for an initial three-year term, including two successive one-year options, subject to the approval of the General Manager or designee.
     
3.
Authorized filing an application with the Metropolitan Transportation Commission for Fiscal Year 06/07 Regional Measure 2 Funds to support Golden Gate Transit Routes 40/42, 72 and 75 bus services.
     
4.
Authorized execution of an amendment to the Professional Services Agreement with Elliott Bay Design Group, relative to RFP No. 2005-FT-6, Consultant to Provide Technical Specifications, Drawings and Contract Support for Spaulding Vessel Refurbishment, in the amount of $55,000, to make modifications to the drawings and technical specifications for the refurbishment of the Spaulding class vessels.
     
5.
Approved actions relative to the award of Contract No. 2007-FT-1, Larkspur Ferry Terminal Channel Maintenance Dredging, to Dutra Dredging Company, in the amount of $3,101,500.
     
6.
Ratified the actions of the General Manager relative the issuance of change orders for additional work performed on the dry-docked vessels as follows:
  a.
Approved change orders to Contract No. 2006-FT-3, Dry-Docking of the M.V. Mendocino for Routine U.S. Coast Guard Inspection, Hull Maintenance and Repairs, with BAE Systems San Francisco Ship Repair, Inc., in the amount of $40,578, for additional work to the vessel’s water jets and other miscellaneous items; and,
  b.
Approved change orders to Contract No. 2006-FT-6, Dry-Docking of the M.V. Del Norte for Routine U.S. Coast Guard Inspection, Hull Maintenance and Repairs, with Bay Ship & Yacht Co., in the amount of $23,068.05, for additional work to the vessel’s bilge/ballast/firemain piping and other miscellaneous work items.
     
7.
Approved short-term adjustment to the Table of Organization in the Ferry Division.
     
8.
Authorized a Resolution of Appreciation for former Director Leah C. Shahum, in Recognition of her Dedicated Service to the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District Board of Directors.
     

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