November 9, 2007


AGENDA OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 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: Second Vice President Ammiano
         
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 October 25, 2007;
    2.
Finance-Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole of October 25, 2007;
    3.
Governmental Affairs and Public Information Committee/Committee of the Whole of October 26, 2007; and,
    4.

Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors of October 26, 2007.

Motion

         
  B. Attorney’s Report
Denial of Claims
    1.

Claim of Beth Horton

Motion

    2.

Claim of Susan Kempler

Motion

    3.

Amended Claim of Maria Torres

Motion

    4.

Subrogation Claim of State Farm Insurance
(Insured: James J. Sebastiani)

Motion

         
  C.

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

October 25, 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, September 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)
        1. Report of Sterling and Clack
          a.   Frank McMurray vs. Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District
           
      b.
Conference with Legal Counsel
Government Code Sections 54957 and 54957.6
Public Employee Performance Evaluation and Labor Negotiations – Unrepresented Employees
        1. Attorney for the District
           
  C. District Engineer, Denis J. Mulligan
           
7. OTHER REPORTS:
           
8. REPORTS OF COMMITTEES:
           
  A. Meeting of the Transportation Committee/ Committee of the Whole
November 8, 2007
Chair Harold C. Brown, Jr.
           
    1.

Approve Amendments to the Agreement with the Marin County Transit District for Intra-County Public Bus Transit Service in Marin County

Resolution

       
  B. Meeting of the Finance-Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole
November 16, 2007
Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh
       
    1.

Receive the Independent Auditor’s Reports and the Financial Statements for the Year Ending June 30, 2007, as Submitted by Macias, Gini & O’Connell LLP

Resolution

       
  C.

Meeting of the Rules, Policy and Industrial Relations Committee/ Committee of the Whole
November 16, 2007
Chair Barbara L. Pahre

All items contained in this report were informational.

       
9. ADDRESSES TO BOARD:
       
10. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS:
       
  A.
       
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).