May 23, 2008

SUMMARY OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
MEETING OF MAY 23, 2008

     
1.
Authorized execution of a Professional Services Agreement with HNTB Corporation, in an amount not to exceed $6,110,000, relative to Request for Proposals No. 2006-B-2, Golden Gate Bridge Seismic Retrofit Phase III, Construction Management and Inspection Support Services, subject to the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District receiving approval from the Federal Highway Administration and the California Department of Transportation; and, establish a contingency reserve in the amount of $150,000.
     
2.
Approved a finding of public interest and authorized execution of a Professional Services Agreement with HDR Engineering, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $3,300,000, relative to Request for Proposals No. 2006-B-3, Golden Gate Bridge Seismic Retrofit Phase IIIA, Engineering Support Services, subject to the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District receiving approval from the Federal Highway Administration and the California Department of Transportation; and, establish a contingency reserve in the amount of $400,000.
     
3.
Approved changes to the General Manager’s contract change order authorization limits relative to Contract No. 2006-B-1, Golden Gate Bridge Seismic Retrofit Phase IIIA, North Anchorage Housing/ North Pylon, as follows:
  a.
Approve construction contract change orders, within the financial limits of the contract budget, up to a maximum of $250,000 for any individual change order, with contract change orders exceeding $100,000 requiring the concurrence of the President of the Board and the Building and Operating Committee Chair;
  b.
Approve amendments to professional services agreements, within the financial limits of an agreement budget, up to a maximum of $100,000 for any individual contract amendment;
 
with the understanding that the General Manager has the authority to delegate portions of these approval authorities to her designees.
     
4.
Authorized award of Contract No. 2008-BT-2, San Rafael District Administration Building HVAC Improvements, to Best Contracting Services, Inc., in the amount of $597,500; established a contingency fund in the amount of $59,750, equal to 10% of the contract award; and approved a budget increase in the FY 07/08 Bus Transit Division Capital Budget in the amount of $380,000.
     
5.
Authorized budget transfers relative to the FY 07/08 Operating Budget, due to higher than expected fuel, medical and legal expenses.
 
6.
Authorized actions relative to the filing of a grant application with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for FY 06/07, as outlined in the staff report.
 
7.
Approved actions relative to the renewal of the Line of Credit Agreement with JP Morgan Chase Bank, National Association (JP Morgan), for the Commercial Paper Program.
 
8.
Approved a Resolution of Appreciation to Former Director Maureen Middlebrook.
     

 

/s/ Janet S. Tarantino, Secretary of the District