October 3, 2008

AGENDA OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10, 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 Eddie
         
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 of September 11, 2008;
    2. Finance-Auditing Committee of September 11, 2008;
    3. Rules, Policy and Industrial Relations Committee of September 12, 2008; and,
    4.

Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors of September 12, 2008.

Motion

         
  B. Attorney’s Report
Denial of Claims
         
    1.

Claim of Yellow Cab Cooperative, Inc.

Motion

    2. Claim of Mitra Moheb

Motion

    3. Subrogation Claim of State Farm Insurance Company
(Insured: Joann Seeney)

Motion

    4. Subrogation Claim of California Automobile Insurance Company
(Insured: Catherine Wuest)

Motion

    5. Claim of Paul Reller

Motion

         
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 Governmental Affairs and Public Information Committee/Committee of the Whole
October 10, 2008
Chair Albert J. Boro
         
    1.

Authorize Execution of a Professional Services Agreement with Platinum Advisors, LLC, Relative to Request for Proposals No. 2009-D-4, State Legislative Advocacy Services

Resolution

       
    2.

Approve Support of Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit District’s One-Quarter Percent Sales Tax Initiative (Measure Q) to Fund the Passenger Train and Pathway Project

Resolution

       
  B. Meeting of the Finance-Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole
October 10, 2008
Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh
       
    1.

Authorize Execution of a Professional Services Agreement with Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Relative to Request for Proposals No. 2009-D-2, Banking and Associated Financial Services

Resolution

       
    2.

Approve a Change to the Commission Structure for Golden Gate Transit Fare Media

Resolution

       
    3.

Approve Transition to Translink® as the Sole Method of Receiving Golden Gate Ferry Frequent Rider Discounts

Ordinance

       
    4.

Authorize Execution of a Five-Year Professional Agreement with MARIN.ORG/MIDAS for Data Communications Services

Resolution

       
9. ADDRESSES TO BOARD:
       
10. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS:
       
  A.
       
11. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
       
12. NEW BUSINESS:
       
13. COMMUNICATIONS:
       
14. ADJOURNMENT:     John Conway, Bruno DeSolenni, Kelly Eddie, Frank G. Gauthier, Pam Hamilton, Michael Reed MacLellan and Virgil Roberts
       

 

/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).