March 20, 2009

 

AGENDA OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

FRIDAY, MARCH 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. Approve the Minutes of the Following Meetings:
    1. Building and Operating Committee of February 26, 2009;
    2. Rules, Policy and Industrial Relations of February 27, 2009;
    3. Finance-Auditing Committee of February 13, 2009 and February 26, 2009;
    4.

Regular Meetings of the Board of Directors of February 13, 2009 and February 27, 2009.

Motion

           
  B. Attorney’s Report
Denial of Claims
           
    1.

Claim of Martha Disario

Motion

    2. Claim of Lynne C. Bennett

Motion

           
  C.

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

February 26, 2009
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, January 2009

Resolution

           
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. 2009 Union Coalition
      b. Inlandboatmen’s Union of the Pacific
       
    2. Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation
Significant Exposure to Litigation
Pursuant to Government Code Section 4956.9 (b): One Potential Case
       
  C. District Engineer, Denis J. Mulligan
       
7. OTHER REPORTS:
       
8. REPORTS OF COMMITTEES:
       
  A. Meeting of the Transportation Committee/Committee of the Whole
March 26, 2009
Chair Harold C. Brown, Jr.
       
    1.

Authorize Execution of an Agreement with the Marin County Transit District to Operate the Muir Woods Shuttle for the Summer of 2009

Resolution

       
  B. Meeting of the Building and Operating Committee/Committee of the Whole
March 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

       
    2.
Approve Actions Relative to the Award of Contract No. 2009-FT-11, Interior and Exterior Modifications to the M.V. Snohomish, to Dakota Creek Industries, as a Sole Source

Resolution

       
    3. Approve the Purchase of Four Generator Sets by Exercising an Option in Contract No. 2009-FT-2, Two Diesel Generators for the M.S. San Francisco

Resolution

       
  C. Meeting of the Finance-Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole
March 27, 2009
Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh
       
    1.
Approve a Budget Increase/Transfer in the FY 08/09 Ferry Transit Division Capital Budget Relative to the Procurement of Main Propulsion Components for all Vessels

Resolution

       
    2. Authorize Actions Relative to the Application and Award of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Transit Funds

Resolution

       
    3.

Authorize Actions Relative to the Filing of a Grant Application with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for FY 07/08

Resolution

       
    4.

Approve Renewal of the Property Insurance Program

Resolution

       
    5. Authorize Execution of Change Order No. 5 to Contract No. 2006-B-19, Replacement of Fastrak™ Lane and Plaza/Host Equipment, with The Revenue Markets, Inc., dba TRMI Systems Integration, to Provide Functional Enhancements to the FasTrak™ System

Resolution

       
    6. Receive the Independent Auditor’s Engagement Letter for the Annual Financial Audit for the Year Ending June 30, 2009, as Submitted by Vavrinek, Trine, Day & Co., LLP

Resolution

       
9. ADDRESSES TO BOARD:
       
10. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS:
       
11. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
       
12. NEW BUSINESS:
       
13. COMMUNICATIONS:
       
14. ADJOURNMENT:            Father Gregory Aherne, S.J., Greg Paganini, Denis Guiney and Robert T. Barham, Sr.
       

 

/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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