September 7, 2007

(Revised:  September 10, 2007)

 

AGENDA OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 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 Gerardo Sandoval

           
4. PUBLIC COMMENT:    Refer to the Public Comment Note Below
           
5. CONSENT CALENDAR:
           
  A. Approve the Minutes of the Following Meetings:
   

1.   Building and Operating Committee/Committee of the Whole of August 23, 2007;
2.   Finance-Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole of August 23, 2007;
3.   Governmental Affairs and Public Information Committee/Committee of the Whole of August 24, 2007; and,
4.   Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors of August 24, 2007.

Motion

           
  B.

Attorney’s Report

Denial of Claims
           
   

1.   Subrogation Claim of California State Automobile Association
      (Insured: Nicole Levine)

Motion

2.   Insufficient Subrogation Claim of Wilbur and Associates, P.C.
      (Insured: Wilfred Sumner)

Motion

3.   Claim of Shirley Hodges

Motion

           
  C.

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

August 23, 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, July 2007

Resolution

           
6. REPORTS OF OFFICERS:
           
  A. General Manager, Celia G. Kupersmith
           
    1.
Report on Senate Bill 976 Regarding Creation of a Regional Water Emergency Transportation Authority (Added:  September 10, 2007)
           
  B. Attorney, David J. Miller
           
    1. Closed Session:
      a. Conference with Legal Counsel – Pending Litigation
Government Code Section 54956.9(a)
       
1.   Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District v. Marsh and McLennan Companies, Inc., et al.
2.   Herbert Hoffman and Catherine Dodd v. Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District
           
      b.
Conference with Legal Counsel
Government Code Section 54957
Labor Negotiations with the Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 1575
           
  C. District Engineer, Denis J. Mulligan
           
7. OTHER REPORTS:
           
8. REPORTS OF COMMITTEES:
           
  A.

Meeting of the Transportation Committee/Committee of the Whole
September 14, 2007
Chair Harold J. Brown, Jr.

All items contained in this report are informational.

           
  B.

Meeting of the Finance-Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole
September 14, 2007
Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh

All items contained in this report are informational.

           
9.

ADDRESSES TO BOARD:

           
10. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS:
   
11. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
   
12.

NEW BUSINESS:

   
13. COMMUNICATIONS:
   
14.
ADJOURNMENT:     Alexander C. Scordelis, John O’Neill, George J. Landis and Rita Samuiloff
   

/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)