November 17, 2006

 

SUMMARY OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
MEETING OF NOVEMBER 17, 2006

   
1.
Authorized award of Contract No. 2007-B-4, Golden Gate Bridge North Approach Viaduct Suspended Maintenance Scaffolding System, to Safway Services, Inc., in the amount of $1,459,609.50; and, authorized a contingency fund, in the amount of $145,961.
   
2.
Authorized a budget increase in the FY 06/07 Bridge Division Capital Budget in the amount of $622,723, to be funded by the Presidio Trust, relative to Contract No. 2007-B-2, Merchant Road Improvements and Realignment.
   
3.
Approved actions relative to the filing of the 2005 grant application with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to support ferry security capital projects.
   
4.
Received the Financial Statements, Independent Auditor’s Reports and Memorandum on Internal Controls for the year ending June 30, 2006, as submitted by Macias, Gini & O’Connell, LLP.
   
5.
Authorized execution of a third amendment to the Professional Services Agreement with GIRO, Inc., in the amount of $95,000, relative to Contract No. 97-BT-8, Purchase, Delivery, Installation and Support of Software Program for Golden Gate Transit Fixed Route Bus Scheduling System, to cover costs associated with an increase in the scope of services; and, authorized a budget increase in the FY 06/07 Bus Division Capital Budget in the amount of $70,000.
   
6.
Approved adoption and submittal of the Mini Short-Range Transit Plan for regional bus and ferry service to the Metropolitan Transportation Commission.
   
7.
Authorized execution of a Professional Services Agreement with Sponsorship Strategies, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $89,920, relative to Request for Proposals (RFP) 2007-D-2, Consultant to Provide Development and Implementation of a Corporate Sponsorship Program, for Phase I, the asset identification and program development phase; with the understanding that Phase II of the Corporate Sponsorship Program will not be undertaken unless specifically approved by a separate action of the Board of Directors.
   
8.
Authorized execution of Memoranda of Understanding with employee labor groups as a result of Labor Coalition negotiations, including a 4% wage increase, for a three-year term through June 30, 2009, effective November 6, 2006, the first day of the pay period in which this Board action is taken; and, approved other related actions, including a 2.5% at age 55 pension, to be fully funded by employees once all steps necessary to implement such a benefit level have been successfully concluded.
   
9.

Approved a 4% wage increase effective November 6, 2006, the first day of the pay period in which this Board action is taken; and, approved modifications to medical benefit plans and other related actions for non-represented employees, including a 2.5% at age 55 pension to be fully funded by employees once all steps necessary to implement such a benefit level have been successfully concluded.

   
10.
Approved a 4% wage increase, as well as amendments to the employment agreements, for the General Manager, Engineer, Auditor-Controller and Secretary.
   

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