January 16, 2009

AGENDA OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

FRIDAY, JANUARY 23, 2009, at 10:00 a.m.

 

Board Room, Administration Building, Golden Gate Bridge Toll Plaza, San Francisco, CA

         
1. CALL TO ORDER: President Albert J. Boro
         
2. ROLL CALL: Secretary of the District Janet S. Tarantino
         
3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: Director Moylan
         
4. PUBLIC COMMENT: Refer to the Public Comment Note Below
         
5. CONSENT CALENDAR:  
         
  A. Approve the Minutes of the Following Meetings:
    1. Transportation Committee of December 12, 2008;
    2. Building and Operating Committee of December 12, 2008;
    3. Finance-Auditing Committee of December 12, 2008, and January 9, 2009;
    4. Rules, Policy and Industrial Relations of December 19, 2008; and,
    5.

Regular Meetings of the Board of Directors of November 21, 2008, December 19, 2008, and January 9, 2009.

Motion

         
  B. Attorney’s Report
Denial of Claims
         
    1.

Amended Subrogation Claim of California State Automobile Association (Insured: Peter McGrath)

Motion

    2. Subrogation Claim of Afni Insurance Services/Fireman’s Fund (Insured: Steven Serotte)

Motion

    3. Claim of Kellyn Brawley

Motion

    4. Claim of Olga Flores

Motion

    5. Claim of Melissa Marie Toutjian

Motion

    6. Claim of Charles Wehr

Motion

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

Motion

         
  C.

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

December 12, 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, November 2008

Resolution

         
6. REPORTS OF OFFICERS:
         
  A. General Manager, Celia G. Kupersmith
         
  B. Attorney, David J. Miller
Closed Session
Conference with Legal Counsel – Pending Litigation
Government Code Section 54956.9(a)
Report of Athens Administrators
Forrest Becker vs. Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District
         
  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
January 23, 2009
Chair James C. Eddie
       
    1.

Approve Actions Relative to Contract No. 2008-FT-8, Larkspur Ferry Terminal Parking & Access Improvements, with Ghilotti Bros., Inc.

Resolution

       
    2.

Approve Actions Relative to the Execution of a Professional Services Agreement with Marine Systems Corporation for Request for Proposals No. 2009-FT-3, Engineering and Detailed Design Services for the Re-Powering of the M.V. Del Norte

Resolution

       
  B. Meeting of the Finance-Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole
January 23, 2009
Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh
       
    1.

Authorize a Budget Increase in the FY 08/09 Ferry Transit Division Capital Budget Relative to Contract No. 2008-FT-4, Installation of the Four New Main Engines for Re-Powering of the M.V. Mendocino, and Dry-Docking for Routine U.S. Coast Guard Inspection, Hull Maintenance and Repairs

Resolution

       
    2.

Authorize a Budget Increase in the FY 08/09 Ferry Transit Division Capital/Operating Budgets Relative to Contract No. 2009-FT-1, Routine Dry-Docking of the M.S. San Francisco and M.S. Sonoma

Resolution

       
    3.

Authorize a Budget Transfer within the FY 08/09 Ferry Transit Division Capital Budget Relative to Contract No. 2007-FT-3, Larkspur Ferry Terminal Administration Building Improvements

Resolution

       
    4.

Authorize Receiving Allocations of STA and Proposition 1B Funds and Authorize Entering into Memoranda of Understanding to Pass-Through the Funds to Lifeline Transportation Project Sponsors in Marin County

Resolution

       
    5.

Authorize the Setting of a Public Hearing Relative to a Proposed Increase in the 2009 AT&T Park Special Event Ferry Fare

Resolution

       
9. ADDRESSES TO BOARD:
       

10.

SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS:
       
11. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
       
12. NEW BUSINESS:
       
13. COMMUNICATIONS:
       
14. ADJOURNMENT:          Rolf Jensen
       
       

 

/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).