August 3, 2007

 

AGENDA OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 10, 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 Barbara Pahre
         
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 July 12, 2007;
    2.
Finance-Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole of July 12, 2007, and July 26, 2007;
    3.
Rules, Policy and Industrial Relations Committee/Committee of the Whole of July 13, 2007; and,
    4.

Regular Meetings of the Board of Directors of July 13, 2007, and July 27, 2007.

Motion

         
  B.

Attorney’s Report

Denial of Claims
         
    1.

Claim of MV Transportation, Inc.

Motion

    2.

Subrogation Claim of Allied Insurance
(Insured: Darlene Hines)

Motion

    3.

Claim of Raana Zia

Motion

    4.

Claim of Ryan Thompson

Motion

    5.

Claim of Jill S. Comyford

Motion

    6.

Claim of John Azor

Motion

    7.

Claim of Kathleen Marie Balles

Motion

         
  C.

Meeting of the Finance-Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole

July 26, 2007
Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh

         
    1. Ratification of Actions by the Auditor-Controller
      a.   Ratify Commitments and/or Disbursements
      b.   Ratify Previous Investments
      c.   Authorize Investments
     

d.   Investment Report, June 2007

Resolution

         
6. REPORTS OF OFFICERS:
         
  A. General Manager, Celia G. Kupersmith
         
  B. Attorney, David J. Miller
         
    1. Closed Session:
     

a.   Conference with Legal Counsel – Pending Litigation
      Government Code Section 54956.9(a)
      Report of Athens Administrators, Inc.
      1.   Billy Johnson vs. Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District

         
      b.   Conference with Legal Counsel
      Government Code Section 54957
      Public Employee Performance Evaluation and Labor Negotiations – Unrepresented Employees
      1.   General Manager
      2.   District Engineer
      3.   Auditor-Controller
      4.   Secretary of the District
         
  C. District Engineer, Denis J. Mulligan
         
7. OTHER REPORTS:
       
8. REPORTS OF COMMITTEES:
       
  A. Meeting of the Finance-Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole
August 9, 2007
Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh
       
    1.

Authorize Actions Relative to the Award of Grant Funds by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Resolution

       
    2.

Approve Actions Relative to the Execution of a GASB 43 Qualifying IRS Section 115 Trust for Purposes of Funding Future GASB 45 Retiree Healthcare and Other Post-Employment Liabilities

Resolution

       
    3.

Authorize Contract Extension to Complete Phase I Services with Bartram Sponsorship Strategies, LLC, Relative to Contract 2007-D-2

Resolution

       
9. ADDRESSES TO BOARD:
       
10.

SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS:

       
11. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
       
12.

NEW BUSINESS:

       
13.

COMMUNICATIONS:

   
14. ADJOURNMENT:     Polly Smith, Esther Owen and Bill Walsh
   

 

/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).