November 13, 2009

 

AGENDA OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 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 Joanne Sanders
     
4. PUBLIC COMMENT: Refer to the Public Comment Note Below
     
5. CONSENT CALENDAR:  
     
  A. Approve the Minutes of the following Meetings:
    1.
Transportation Committee/Committee of the Whole of September 10, 2009, August 7, 2009 and November 13, 2009;
    2.
Building and Operating Committee/Committee of the Whole of October 22, 2009;
    3.
Finance-Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole of October 22, 2009, September 24, 2009 and August 13, 2009;
    4.
Rules, Policy and Industrial Relations Committee/Committee of the Whole of November 13, 2009; and,
    5.

Regular Meetings of the Board of Directors of October 23, 2009, October 9, 2009, September 11, 2009 and August 14, 2009, as well as the Special Meeting of the Board of Directors of October 30, 2009.

Motion

         
  B. Attorney’s Report
Denial of Claims
       
    1.

Claim of Lisa Culbertson

Motion

    2. Subrogation Claim of Farmers Insurance Exchange (Insured: Curtis Lubiszewski)

Motion

    3. Claim of Jackie Pierce

Motion

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

Motion

    5. Claim of Luxor Cab Company

Motion

    6. Claim of Anne Saulnier

Motion

    7. Claim of Eduardo Rivera

Motion

         
  C.

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

October 22, 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, September 2009

Resolution

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

Attorney, David J. Miller

Closed Session
Conference with Labor Negotiator
Government Code Section 54957.6
2009 Union Coalition

         
  C. District Engineer, Denis J. Mulligan
         

7.

OTHER REPORTS:
         
8. REPORTS OF COMMITTEES:
         
  A. Meeting of the Transportation Committee/Committee of the Whole
November 13, 2009
Chair Harold C. Brown, Jr.
         
    1.

Approve Actions Relative to Changes to the Fare Coordination Agreement with the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency

Ordinance

         
  B. Meeting of the Rules, Policy and Industrial Relations Committee/Committee of the Whole
November 13, 2009
Chair Barbara L. Pahre
         
    1.

Approve Revisions to the 2009 Master Ordinance Relative to the Changes in the Fare Collection Policy

Ordinance

         
    2. Approve Actions Relative to the Adoption of a Procurement Policy and the Implementation of AB 116 Regarding Procurement Activities

Resolution

         
    3. Approve an Amendment to Section III.A. of the 2009 Master Ordinance Relative to the Establishment and Enforcement of a Passenger Code of Conduct

Ordinance

         
    4. Approve an Amendment to Section I.G. of the 2009 Master Ordinance Relative to Distribution of Written Materials Through Newsracks

Ordinance

         
    5.

Approve Changes to the Table of Organization Within the Administration and Development Division

Resolution

         
  C. Meeting of the Building and Operating Committee/Committee of the Whole
November 19, 2009
Chair James C. Eddie

         
    1.

Approve Actions Relative to Execution of a Services Agreement with Coast Marine & Industrial Supply, Inc., Regarding Request for Proposals No. 2010-FT-8, Inspection and Service of the Inflatable Buoyancy Apparatus and Marine Evacuation System

Resolution

         
  D. Meeting of the Finance-Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole
November 19, 2009
Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh
         
    1.
Receive the Independent Auditors’ Reports the Year Ending June 30, 2009, as Submitted by Vavrinek, Trine, Day & Co., LLP, including the following:
     
a.
The Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, Including the Single Audit Report;
     
b.
The Financial Statements of the Supplemental Retirement Plan and Trust;
     
c.
The Agreed-Upon Procedures Pertaining to the Proceeds of the Public Transportation Modernization, Improvement and Service Enhancement Account Grant; and,
      d. The Independent Auditor’s Communication Letter

Resolution

         
  E. Meeting of the Governmental Affairs and Public Information/Committee of the Whole
November 20, 2009
Chair Janet Reilly
         
    1.
Authorize Execution of a Services Agreement with Clear Wireless, LLC, Relative to Request for Proposals No. 2010-BT-5, Wireless Internet Services Onboard Golden Gate Transit Buses

Resolution

         
    2.
Authorize Execution of an Amendment to the Professional Services Agreement with Clear Channel Outdoor, Inc., Relative to Request for Proposals No. 2007-D-3, Exterior Bus Advertising Services, to Modify Terms and Conditions of the Agreement

Resolution

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

Approve the Board of Directors Meetings for the Months of August, November and December 2010

Resolution

         
11. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
         
12. NEW BUSINESS:
         
13. COMMUNICATIONS:
         
14. ADJOURNMENT:       Michael O’Donnell, Helen Kathleen McGee, Mary Doyle and Joseph Thomas Elsbernd
   

 

/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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