January 10, 2008

REPORT OF THE SPECIAL MEETING
OF THE BUILDING AND OPERATING COMMITTEE

Honorable Board of Directors
Golden Gate Bridge, Highway
  and Transportation District

 

Honorable Members:

A special meeting of the Building and Operating Committee was held in the Board Room, Administration Building, Toll Plaza, San Francisco, California, on Thursday, January 10, 2008, at 10:00 a.m., Chair Eddie presiding.

Committee Members Present (5): Chair Eddie; Vice Chair Reilly; Directors Boro and Middlebrook; President Moylan (Ex Officio)

Committee Members Absent (3): Directors Ammiano, Hernández and Stroeh

Other Directors Present (4): Directors Cochran, Grosboll, Newhouse Segal and Pahre

Staff Present: District Engineer and Acting General Manager Denis J. Mulligan; Auditor-Controller Joseph M. Wire; Secretary of the District Janet S. Tarantino; Attorneys David J. Miller and Jeffrey Chu; Deputy General Manager/Bridge Division Kary H. Witt; Deputy District Engineer Ewa Z. Bauer; Assistant Clerk of the Board Karen B. Engbretson

Visitors Present: Attorney Kymberli A. Nathan and Paralegal Rebecca Webb, Hanson Bridgett Marcus Vlahos and Rudy, LLP

 

   
1. Closed Session
   
 

Attorney David Miller, at the request of Chair Eddie, stated that the special meeting of the Building and Operating Committee would convene in closed session to discuss the sole matter of pending litigation listed on the agenda as Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District (District) vs. T.Y. Lin International/Imbsen & Associates, Inc., a Joint Venture, et al.

After closed session, Chair Eddie called the meeting to order in open session, with a quorum present. Attorney Miller reported that the Committee met in closed session, as permitted by the Brown Act, to discuss the item of pending litigation, District vs. T.Y. Lin International/Imbsen & Associates, Inc., a Joint Venture, et al. Mr. Miller stated that this matter of pending litigation will be referred to the Board of Directors at its meeting of January 11, 2008, for discussion and possible action.

   
2. Adjournment
   
 
All business having been concluded, the meeting was declared adjourned at 10:55 a.m.
   

 

Respectfully submitted,

/s/ James C. Eddie, Chair
Building and Operating Committee