December 7, 2007

AGENDA OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 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 Cochran
     
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 November 8, 2007;

2.  Finance-Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole of November 16, 2007;

3.  Rules, Policy and Industrial Relations Committee/Committee of the Whole of November 16, 2007; and,

4. Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors of November 16, 2007.

   
Motion
  B.

Attorney's Report

Denial of Claims

   

1.           Subrogation Claim of California State Automobile Association

              (Insured:  Leona Chen)                                                Motion

2.           Subrogation Claim of State Farm Insurance

              (Insured:  Monica Gandhi)                                                                                Motion

3.           Claim of Marco Vicenti                                                                        Motion

4.           Claim of Vincent Castagnolo                                                                             Motion

5.           Amended Claim of Dustin Wise                                                                      Motion

6.           Claim of Christina Rosevear                                                                              Motion

7.           Claim of Shanta Wilber                                                                         Motion

8.           Insufficient Claim of Gerrit Van Rozeboom                                                    Motion

9.           Claim of Michael Simpson                                                                                Motion

     
  C.

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

November 16, 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, October 2007

     
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 Transportation Committee/ Committee of the Whole

December 6, 2007

Chair Harold C. Brown, Jr.

   

1. Approve Adoption and Submittal of the Short-Range Transit Plan for Regional Bus and Ferry Service to the Metropolitan Transportation Commission

Resolution

     
   

2. Approve Cancellation of the Demonstration Project for the Provision of Midday Ferry Feeder Bus Route 91 Serving the Larkspur Ferry Terminal

Resolution

     
  B.

Meeting of the Building and Operating Committee/ Committee of the Whole

December 6, 2007

Chair James C. Eddie

   

1. Authorize Award of Contract No. 2008-B-1, Window Washing Services, to Delta Window Cleaning Co., Inc

Resolution

     
  C.

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

December 14, 2007

Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh

   

1. Authorize a Budget Increase in the FY 07/08 Operating Budget Relative to the OPEB Annual Required Contribution to Reflect the New July 1, 2007, Actuarial Valuation

Resolution

     
   

2. Authorize the Setting of a Public Hearing Relative to a Proposed Increase in 2008 Special Event Ferry Fares to AT&T Park

Resolution

     
   

3. Approve Actions Relative to the Award of Contract No. 2008-FT-5, Four Main Diesel Engines for the M.V. Mendocino, to Valley Power Systems North, Inc

Resolution

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

Approve Consideration of Policy Conditions Regarding Legislation to Authorize the San Francisco County Transportation Authority to Collect a Toll from All Users of Doyle Drive

Resolution

     
  B.

Authorize a Resolution of Appreciation to S. Thomas Konovaloff of A-K Associates, Inc., in Recognition of his Legislative Advocacy Services to the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District

Resolution

     
  C.

Approve Selection of Officers of the Board of Directors for 2008

Resolution

     
11.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

     
12.

NEW BUSINESS:

     
13.

COMMUNICATIONS:

     
14. ADJOURNMENT:
   

Alice Wong

     

/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.

 

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