March 21, 2008


AGENDA OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

FRIDAY, MARCH 28, 2008, 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 McGlashan
           
4. PUBLIC COMMENT: Refer to the Public Comment Note Below
           
5. CONSENT CALENDAR:  
           
  A. Approve the Minutes of the Following Meetings:
    1. Finance-Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole of March 13, 2008; and,
    2.

Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors of March 14, 2008.

Motion

           
  B. Attorney’s Report
Denial of Claims
    1.

Claim of Semen Leverant

Motion

    2. Application for Leave to Present Late Claim and
Claim of Zoe Brodeur

Motion

    3. Subrogation Claim of Geico Direct
(Insured: Maha Elmeligy)

Motion

    4. Application for Leave to Present Late Claim and
Claim of Daniel Jimenez

Motion

    5. Claim of Heather Langley

Motion

    6. Claim of Marin Airporter

Motion

    7. Claim of Margaret Schlachter

Motion

    8. Claim of Vinay Nadkarni

Motion

    9. Subrogation Claim of California Casualty Management
Company (Insured: Carol Mack)

Motion

           
6. REPORTS OF OFFICERS:
           
  A. General Manager, Celia G. Kupersmith
           
  B. Attorney, David J. Miller
           
    Closed Session:
Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation
Government Code Section 54956.9(a)
    1. Report of Hanson Bridgett LLP
      a.
Herbert Hoffman and Catherine Dodd v. Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District
           
  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 27, 2008
Chair James C. Eddie
           
    1.

Approve Actions Relative to the East and West Sidewalks Regarding Contract No. 2006-B-1, Golden Gate Bridge Seismic Retrofit Phase IIIA, North Anchorage Housing/North Pylon

Resolution

           
    2.

Approve Actions Relative to the Award of Contract No. 2006-B-1, Golden Gate Bridge Seismic Retrofit Phase IIIA, North Anchorage Housing/North Pylon, to Shimmick Construction Company, Inc./Obayashi Corporation, Joint Venture

Resolution

           
    3.

Authorize Execution of an Amendment to the Lease Agreement with The Presidio Trust Relative to a Construction Staging Area for Golden Gate Bridge Improvement Projects

Resolution

           
    4.

Approve Actions Relative to the Award of Contract No. 2008-FT-4, Installation of the Four New Main Engines for Re-Powering of the M.V. Mendocino, and Dry-Docking for Routine U.S. Coast Guard Inspection, Hull Maintenance and Repairs, to Bay Ship & Yacht Co.

Resolution

           
    5.

Authorize Execution of a Professional Services Agreement with Corey, Canapary & Galanis Relative to Contract No. 2008-D-4, Regional Bus and Ferry Passenger Survey

Resolution

           
  B. Meeting of the Finance-Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole
March 27, 2008
Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh
           
    1.

Authorize a Budget Adjustment in the FY 07/08 Bus Transit Division Capital Budget for the Purchase of a Filter Cleaning Station at the San Rafael Bus Facility

Resolution

           
    2.

Approve Actions Relative to the Renewal of the Property Insurance Program

Resolution

           
    3. Receive the Independent Auditor’s Reports for the Year Ending June 30, 2007, as Submitted by Macias Gini & O’Connell LLP for the following:
      a. The Financial Statements of the Supplemental Retirement Plan and Trust; and,
      b.

The Single Audit Reports

Resolution

           
9. ADDRESSES TO BOARD:
           
10. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS:
   
11. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
   
12. NEW BUSINESS:
   
13. COMMUNICATIONS:
   
14. ADJOURNMENT: Joseph Lee and Tom Sullivan
   

/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).