October 16, 2009

 

AGENDA OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 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 Lynn Newhouse Segal
         
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/Committee of the Whole of September 24, 2009;
    2. Special Meeting of the Rules, Policy and Industrial Relations Committee/Committee of the Whole of September 25, 2009; and,
    3.

Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors of September 25, 2009.

Motion

       
  B. Attorney’s Report
Denial of Claims
    1.

Claim of Christy Cook

Motion

    2. Subrogation Claim of California State Automobile Association (Insured: Margaret Harada)

Motion

    3. Claim of Catherine Lubiszewski

Motion

    4. Claim of Elizabeth Vial

Motion

    5. Claim of Dolores Skore

Motion

    6. Amended Claim of Francisca de Leon

Motion

    7. Subrogation Claim of The Hartford (Insured: Benjamin Kembel)

Motion

    8. Claim of Brittany Hull

Motion

    9. Subrogation Claim of Allstate Insurance Company (Insured: Caro Bourdon)

Motion

    10. Subrogation Claim of Claim of California State Automobile Association (Insured: Mary E. and Joseph Niesyn)

Motion

       
6. REPORTS OF OFFICERS:
       
  A. General Manager, Celia G. Kupersmith
       
    1.

Consider the Protest Submitted by Batteries USA, Inc., Relative to Contract No. 2010-BT-3, Heavy Duty Batteries

Resolution

       
  B. Attorney, David J. Miller

Closed Session
Conference with Legal Counsel – Pending Litigation

Government Code Section 54956.9(a)
Report of John Glenn Administrators and Adjusters
Dustin Wise 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
October 22, 2009
Chair James C. Eddie
       
    1.

Authorize Execution of an Agreement with the California Highway Patrol to Provide Enforcement Services during Construction for the Golden Gate Bridge Seismic Retrofit Phase IIIA, North Anchorage Housing/North Pylon Project

Resolution

       
    2.

Authorize Execution of Change Order No. 16 to Contract No. 2006-B-1, Golden Gate Bridge Seismic Retrofit Phase IIIA, North Anchorage Housing/North Pylon, for Modifications to Foundations

Resolution

       
    3.

Approve Actions Relative to the National Science Foundation Grant Award No. DRL-0840185, the Golden Gate Bridge as an Informal Science Education Resource

Resolution

       
  B. Meeting of the Finance-Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole
October 22, 2009
Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh
       
    1.

Authorize Amendment to Pass Through Agreement with the Metropolitan Transportation Commission for Federal Transit Administration Funds for the TransLink® Project

Resolution

       
9. ADDRESSES TO BOARD:
       
10. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS:
       
11. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
       
12. NEW BUSINESS:
       
13. COMMUNICATIONS:
       
14. ADJOURNMENT:   William E. Andrews, Pedro Loera, Jr.
       

 

/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 allocate 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).