February 19, 2010

 

AGENDA OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2010, 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 David Campos
       
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 February 11, 2010;
    2. Finance-Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole of February 11, 2010; and,
    3.

Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors of February 12, 2010.

Motion

       
  B. Attorney’s Report
Denial of Claims
       
    1.

Claim of Dominic Yam

Motion

    2. Insufficient Claim of Matt Wakeman

Motion

    3. Claim of Jeffrey D. Sala

Motion

    4. Subrogation Claim of California State Automobile Association (Insured: Nicole Socia)

Motion

    5. Amended Subrogation Claim of State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company (Insured: Eric C. Blasen)

Motion

    6. Claim of Jonah Buffa

Motion

    7. Claim of Bonnie Sachs

Motion

       
6. REPORTS OF OFFICERS:
       
  A. General Manager, Celia G. Kupersmith
       
  B. Attorney, David J. Miller
       
    Closed Session
Conference with Legal Counsel – Pending Litigation

Government Code Section 54956.9(a)
Report of Hanson Bridgett LLP
    1.
Lawsuit of Derek E. Turner and Mari Toban Blome vs. Kris Lafond; Margaret Planka; Daniel Schneider; California Highway Patrol Commissioner J.A. Farrow; The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District and Does 1 through 20
    2.
Lawsuit of Grace Dammann and Sabrina Schroeder-Dammann (by and through Conservator and Guardian Ad Litem Nancy Schroeder) 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
February 25, 2010
Chair James C. Eddie
       
    1.

Authorize Execution of an Amendment to the Professional Services Agreement with Anchor QEA, LP (formerly known as Anchor Environmental CA, LP) Relative to Request for Proposals No. 2008-FT-3, Consultant to Provide Berth and Channel Maintenance Dredging Design and Permitting Support Services for the Larkspur Ferry Terminal, to Provide Additional Services

Resolution

       
    2.

Approve Actions Relative to the Procurement of Equipment and Services for the Ferry Electronic Fare System Project

Resolution

       
  B. Meeting of the Finance-Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole
February 25, 2010
Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh
       
    1.

Approve Renewal of the Marine Insurance Program

Resolution

       
    2.

Receive the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District’s Other Postemployment Benefit Trust’s Audited Financial Statements for the Year Ending June 30, 2009

Resolution

       
9. ADDRESSES TO BOARD:
   
10. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS:
   
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 oard. 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).