March 16, 2007

 

AGENDA OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2007, at 10:00 a.m.

 

Board Room, Administration Building, Golden Gate Bridge Toll Plaza, San Francisco, CA

         
1. CALL TO ORDER: President John J. Moylan
         
2. ROLL CALL: Secretary of the District Janet S. Tarantino
         
3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: Director James Eddie
         
4. PUBLIC COMMENT: Refer to the Public Comment Note Below
         
5. CONSENT CALENDAR:
         
  A. Approve the Minutes of the Following Meetings:
    1.
Transportation Committee/Committee of the Whole of March 8, 2007;
    2.
Finance-Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole of March 8, 2007;
    3.
Rules, Policy and Industrial Relations Committee/Committee of the Whole of March 9, 2007; and,
    4.

Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors of March 9, 2007.

Motion

         
  B.

Attorney’s Report

Denial of Claims
         
    1.

Subrogation Claim of Progressive Choice Insurance Company
(Insured: Daniel S. Monks)

Motion

    2.

Insufficient Claim of Franklin Carlton

Motion

    3. Insufficient Claim of Marwin Ortega

Motion

    4. Insufficient Claim of Nelson Roche

Motion

    5. Insufficient Claim of Damaris Vasquez

Motion

         
6. REPORTS OF OFFICERS:
     
  A. General Manager, Celia G. Kupersmith
         
  B. Attorney, David J. Miller
         
  C. District Engineer, Denis J. Mulligan
         
7. OTHER REPORTS:
         
8. REPORTS OF COMMITTEES:
         
 

A.

Meeting of the Building and Operating Committee/Committee of the Whole
March 22, 2007
Chair James C. Eddie
         
    1.

Approve Actions Relative to the Execution of a Professional Services Agreement with Fast Ferry Management, Inc., Relative to Request for Proposals (RFP) No. 2007-FT-8, Consultant to Provide Project Management and Construction Oversight for New High-Speed Passenger Ferry

Resolution

       
    2.

Approve Relocation of Access Easements Across the Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit District’s Right-of-Way North of Cal Park Hill Tunnel

Resolution

       
  B. Meeting of the Finance-Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole
March 22, 2007
Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh
       
    1.

Approve Actions Relative to Federal Transit Administration Grant Applications and Related Agreements for Federal Transportation Assistance

Resolution

       
    2.

Approve Renewal of the Property Insurance Program

Resolution

       
    3.

Receive the Independent Auditor’s Engagement Letters by Macias Gini & O’Connell LLP for the Annual Financial Audit

Resolution

       
  C. Meeting of the Governmental Affairs and Public Information Committee/Committee of the Whole
March 23, 2007
Chair Albert J. Boro
       
    1.

Approve Actions Relative to Designation of the Golden Gate Bridge as a Safety Awareness Zone

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).