September 5, 2008

(Revised September 8, 2008)

 

AGENDA OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 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 Cochran
           
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 of August 21, 2008; and,
    2.

Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors of August 22, 2008.

Motion

           
  B. Attorney’s Report
Denial of Claims
           
    1.

Insufficient Subrogation Claim of Mercury Insurance Company (Insured: Alan Rappoport)

Motion

    2. Subrogation Claim of State Farm Insurance Company (Insured: Jon Patterson)

Motion

    3. Claim of Karen Strolia

Motion

    4. Claim of Andrew Klein

Motion

    5. Claim of Danny Olivera

Motion

    6. Claim of Michael Wahl

Motion

    7. Subrogation Claim of Allstate Insurance Company (Insured: Dana Sutherlin)

Motion

    8. Subrogation Claim of AIG (Insured: Mario Castillo)

Motion

    9. Claim of Jerry Mitchell

Motion

    10. Claim of Ibrahim Shiheiber

Motion

           
  C.

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

August 21, 2008
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 2008

Resolution

           
6. REPORTS OF OFFICERS:
           
  A. General Manager, Celia G. Kupersmith
           
  B. Attorney, David J. Miller
           
    1. Closed Session:
Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation
Initiation of Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 (c)
(One Potential Case)
           
           
  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
September 11, 2008
Chair James C. Eddie
       
    1.

Approve Actions Relative to the Execution of a Professional Services Agreement with DMJM Harris/AECOM Regarding Request for Proposals No. 2008-B-5, Environmental Studies and Preliminary Design for a Moveable Median Barrier on the Golden Gate Bridge

Resolution

       
  B. Meeting of the Finance-Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole
September 11, 2008
Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh
       
    1.

Approve Actions Regarding the Execution of Professional Services Agreements Relative to Request for Proposals (RFP) No. 2009-D-1, Insurance Advisor and Brokerage Services

Resolution

       
    2.

Receive the Updated Five- and Ten-Year Financial Projection, As Revised

Resolution

       
    3.

Receive the OPEB Retirement Investment Trust Board’s FY 07/08 Annual Report

Resolution

       
  C. Meeting of the Rules, Policy and Industrial Relations Committee/Committee of the Whole
September 12, 2008
Chair Barbara L. Pahre
       
    1.

Approve Amendments to the Table of Organization Primarily Impacting the Bus Transit and Administration Divisions (Deleted 9/8/08)

Resolution

       
    2.

Approve Record Retention Program for E-Mail Communications

Resolution

       
    3.

Approve an Amendment to CalPERS Pension Plan to Allow Employees to Purchase Service Credit on a Pretax Basis Relative to a Change in the Title of the Membership Coverage Group

Resolution

       

9.

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