February 20, 2009

(Revised: February 23, 2009)

 

AGENDA OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 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 Pahre
         
4. PUBLIC COMMENT: Refer to the Public Comment Note Below
         
5. CONSENT CALENDAR:  
         
  A. Attorney’s Report
Denial of Claims
         
    1.

Claim of Tanya Felice Weliky

Motion

    2. Claim of Christopher John Bermudez

Motion

    3. Claim of Jasmine Sophia Weliky-Bermudez

Motion

    4. Application for Leave to Present Late Claim and Claim of Richard Bilafer dba B & A Towing

Motion

    5. Claim of Gilbert Lopez

Motion

    6. Claim of Maureen Moulton

Motion

    7. Claim of Rimah Naser

Motion

    8. Subrogation Claim of California State Automobile Association (Insured: Kwing Lok)

Motion

    9. Claim of Susan J. King

Motion

    10. Claim of John Quinn

Motion

    11. Claim of City and County of San Francisco

Motion

    12. Claim of John Rutherford

Motion

    13. Claim of Millicent Rutherford

Motion

         
6. REPORTS OF OFFICERS:
         
  A. General Manager, Celia G. Kupersmith
         
  B. Attorney, David J. Miller
         
      Closed Session
 
      1.
Conference with Labor Negotiator
Government Code Section 54957.6
        a.
Meetings and Discussions with the Amalgamated Transit Union, Local Division 1575 Relative to the Union’s Retirement Plan; and,
        b.

Meetings and Discussions with the Inlandboatmen’s Union of the Pacific

(Added: February 23, 2009)

         
         
      Open Session  
      1.

Authorize Employer Pick-Up Contributions Under the Golden Gate Transit – Amalgamated Retirement Plan

Resolution

      2.

Authorize Execution of a Letter of Understanding with the Inlandboatmen’s Union of the Pacific Relative to Pension and Four-Hour Call-Out

(Added: February 23, 2009)

Resolution

         
  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
February 26, 2009
Chair James C. Eddie
         
    1.

Approve Actions Relative to the Award of Contract No. 2009-BT-3, San Rafael Data Center, to Sonoma County Builders, Inc.

Resolution

         
  B. Meeting of the Finance-Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole
February 26, 2009
Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh
         
    1.

Authorize Execution of a Program Supplement to the Master Agreement with the State of California, Department of Transportation, for Federal Funds Available to Support the Moveable Median Barrier Project

Resolution

       
    2.
Approve Renewal of the Marine Insurance Program

Resolution

       
    3.

Approve an Amendment to the Master Ordinance Relative to an Increase in the Special Event Ferry Fare between the Larkspur Ferry Terminal and AT&T Park

Ordinance

       
    4.
Receive the OPEB Retirement Investment Trust Board’s Audited Financial Statements for the Year Ending June 30, 2008

Resolution

       
  C.

Meeting of the Rules, Policy and Industrial Relations Committee/Committee of the Whole
February 27, 2009
Chair Barbara L. Pahre

         
    1.

Approve Adoption of Master Ordinance 2009

Ordinance

       
    2.

Approve Amendments to the Master Ordinance Relative to Expressive Activities and Special Events

Ordinance

       
    3.

Approve the Recodification of the Rules of the Board

Resolution

       
    4. Approve an Amendment to Rule II, The Rules of Order, Section A. Meetings, of the Rules of the Board

Resolution

       
    5. Approve an Amendment to Rule XI, Investment Policy, of the Rules of the Board

Resolution

       
    6. Approve an Amendment to Rule XII, District Bank Accounts and Signatures, of the Rules of the Board

Resolution

       
    7. Approve Changes to the District’s Table of Organization within the District Division

Resolution

         
9. ADDRESSES TO BOARD:
         
10. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS:
         
    1.

Approve Cancellation of the March 13, 2009, Board of Directors Meeting

Resolution

   
11. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
   
12. NEW BUSINESS:
   
13. COMMUNICATIONS:
   
14. ADJOURNMENT:
   

 

/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).