November 14, 2008

AGENDA OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2008, at 10:00 a.m.,
or immediately following the 9:30 a.m. Public Hearing

(Please note the potential change in time.)


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 Hernández
         
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 October 23, 2008;
    2. Building and Operating Committee/Committee of the Whole of October 23, 2008;
    3. Finance-Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole of October 23, 2008;
    4. Rules, Policy and Industrial Relations Committee/Committee of the Whole of October 24, 2008; and,
    5.

Regular Meetings of the Board of Directors of October 10, 2008, and October 24, 2008.

Motion

         
  B. Attorney’s Report
Denial of Claims
         
    1.

Claim of Heidi Castle

Motion

    2. Claim of Janice L. Stein

Motion

    3. Claim of Erin Albachten

Motion

    4. Claim of Francisca Maldanado

Motion

    5. Application for Leave to Present Late Claim and Subrogation Claim of Lancer Insurance Company (Insured: E-Bus Charter, Inc.)

Motion

    6. Claim of Michael Hilal

Motion

    7. Subrogation Claim of California State Automobile Association (Insured: George Pfirrmann)

Motion

         
  C.

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

October 23, 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, August and September 2008

Resolution

         
6. REPORTS OF OFFICERS:
         
  A. General Manager, Celia G. Kupersmith
         
  B. Attorney, David J. Miller
         
    Closed Session
Conference with Labor Negotiator
Pursuant to Government Code 54957
Labor Negotiations with Inlandboatmen’s Union of the Pacific
     
  C. District Engineer, Denis J. Mulligan
     
7. OTHER REPORTS:
     
  A. Meeting of the Building and Operating Committee/Committee of the Whole
November 20, 2008
Chair James C. Eddie
     
    1.
Approve Actions Relative to Request for Proposals (RFP) No. 2008-MD-1, Advanced Communications and Information System
      a.
Award a Contract to GE Transportation Global Signaling, LP, Relative to RFP No. 2008-MD-1; and,
      b.

Authorize the General Manager to Exercise the Option for Phase 3 of the Professional Services Agreement with Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc., Relative to RFP No. 2007-BT-1, Consultant to Provide Design Services for Radio Replacement and Intelligent Transportation System

Resolution

         
    2.

Approve Actions Regarding Award of a Contract to IBM Global Business Services, a unit of IBM Corporation of Armonk, New York, Relative to Request for Proposals No. 2008-MD-2, Asset and Vehicle Fluid Management Systems

Resolution

         
    3.

Approve Actions Relative to the Procurement of Two New High-Speed Passenger Ferries

Resolution

         
    4.

Approve Actions Relative to the Sole Source Procurement of Marine Diesel Engines for the M.V. Del Norte

Resolution

         
  B. Meeting of the Finance-Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole
November 20, 2008
Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh
         
    1.

Authorize a Budget Decrease in the FY 08/09 Bus Transit and Ferry Transit Divisions’ Operating Budget Relative to State Operating Assistance Income

Resolution

         
    2.

Authorize Execution of a Second Amendment to the Memorandum of Understanding with Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District Relative to the Zero Emission Bay Area Advanced Demonstration Project

Resolution

         
    3.
Receive the Independent Auditors’ Reports for Auditors’ Reports for the Year Ending June 30, 2008, as Submitted by Vavrinek, Trine, Day & Co., LLP, including the following:
      a. The Financial Statements, Including the Single Audit Report; and,
      b.

The Financial Statements of the Supplemental Retirement Plan and Trust

Resolution

         
  C. Meeting of the Rules, Policy and Industrial Relations Committee/Committee of the Whole
November 21, 2008
Chair Barbara L. Pahre
         
    1.

Approve Amendments to the Table of Organization within the District and Bus Divisions

Resolution

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

Approve Execution of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission and the San Francisco County Transportation Authority Regarding Funding of the Doyle Drive Reconstruction Project

Resolution

         
  B.

Authorize a Resolution of Appreciation to Tom Ammiano in Recognition of his Dedicated Service as a Director of the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District Board

Resolution

         
11. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
         
12. NEW BUSINESS:
         
13. COMMUNICATIONS:
         
14. ADJOURNMENT: John Wiley Glenn
         

 

/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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