September 4, 2009

AGENDA OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 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 Mike Kerns
       
4. PUBLIC COMMENT:
    Refer to the Public Comment Note Below
       
5. CONSENT CALENDAR:
       
  A. Approve the Minutes of the Following Meetings:
    1. Finance-Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole of July 10, 2009, June 25, 2009 and June 11, 2009;
    2. Building and Operating Committee/Committee of the Whole of August 13, 2009; July 23, 2009 and June 25, 2009;
    3. Rules, Policy and Industrial Relations Committee of June 12, 2009; and,
    4. Board of Directors meeting of July 24, 2009 and June 26, 2009.
     
Motion
  B.

Attorney’s Report

Denial of Claims
    1. Claim of Marisa E. Fernandez
     
Motion
    2. Claim of Kelly Reyes
     
Motion
6. REPORTS OF OFFICERS:
     
  A. General Manager, Celia G. Kupersmith
     
  B. Attorney, David J. Miller
     

Closed Session

Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation

Significant Exposure to Litigation

Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(b)(1): 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

September 10, 2009

Chair Harold C. Brown, Jr.
       
    1. Approve Actions Relative to the Award of Contract No. 2009-BT-1, Forty-Five Foot Diesel Inter-City Configuration Coaches, to Motor Coach Industries, Inc.
     
Resolution
    2. Approve Actions Relative to the Award of Contract No. 2010-BT-6, Thirty-Five Foot Hybrid Buses, to New Flyer on behalf of the Marin County Transit District
     
Resolution
  B.

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

September 10, 2009

Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh
       
    1.
Authorize the Filing of an Application with the Metropolitan Transportation Commission for Regional Measure 2 Funds to Support Implementation of the Advanced Communications and Information System Project
     
Resolution
    2.
Authorize the Filing of an Application with the Bay Area Air Quality Management District for FY 09/10 Transportation Funds to Support the Larkspur Ferry Shuttle Service Operations
     
Resolution
9. ADDRESSES TO BOARD:
       
10. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS:
     
  A. Status Report on the Doyle Drive Reconstruction Project Plans
       
    1. Letters from Caltrans regarding Doyle Drive Reconstruction Project
       
    2. PowerPoint presentation from San Francisco County Transportation Authority
       
    3. Documents from Norman Rolfe, Board Member, San Francisco Tomorrow
       
11. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
       
12. NEW BUSINESS:
       
13. COMMUNICATIONS:
       
14. ADJOURNMENT:
    Terri Johnson, Kenneth D. Jones and United States Senator Edward Moore "Ted" Kennedy

 

/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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