September 17, 2010


AGENDA OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 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 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 9, 2010;  
    2. Finance-Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole of September 9, 2010; and,
    3. Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors of September 10, 2010.
Motion
       
  B. Attorney’s Report
Denial of Claims

    1. Amended Claim of Latoya Jernigan
Motion
    2. Insufficient Claim of Minnie Selikin
Motion
    3. Amended Claim of Charlene Williams
Motion
    4. Application for Leave to Present Late Claim and
Claim of Tami Dee Lyon
Motion
    5. Claim of Samuel R. Coffey
Motion
         
6. REPORTS OF OFFICERS:  
         
  A. General Manager, Denis J. Mulligan  
         
  B. Attorney, David J. Miller  
         
    Closed Session  
         
    1. Conference with Legal Counsel – Pending Litigation
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a)
Report of Hanson Bridgett, LLP
      a. Grace Dammann et al vs. Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District
      b. Hollynn Delil vs. Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District
         
    2. Conference with Labor Negotiator – Pending Labor Negotiations
      Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6
Amalgamated Transit Union, Local No. 1575
 
         
    3. Conference with Legal Counsel – Public Employee Appointment  
      Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957(b)(1)
Title: District Engineer
 
         
  C. Acting District Engineer, Ewa Z. Bauer  
         
7. OTHER REPORTS:  
         
8. REPORTS OF COMMITTEES:  
         
  A. Meeting of the Building and Operating Committee/Committee of the Whole
September 23, 2010
Chair James C. Eddie
         
    1. Approve Actions Relative to the Award of Contract No. 2011-FT-3, Larkspur Ferry Terminal Utility Rehabilitation, to JMB Construction, Inc.
Resolution
       
    2. Approve Actions Relative to the Award of a Sole Source Contract No. 2011-FT-7, Parts and Services for the Overhaul of the M.V. Mendocino Main Engines, to Valley Power Systems North, Inc.
Resolution
       
    3. Ratify the Action of the General Manager Relative to the Issuance of Change Orders to Contract No. 2010-FT-23, Routine Dry Docking of the M.V. Mendocino, with Bay Ship & Yacht, Co., for Additional Work
Resolution
         
  B. Meeting of the Governmental Affairs and Public Information Committee/Committee of the Whole
September 24, 2010
Chair Janet Reilly
         
    1. Rescind the Authorization to Execute a Professional Services Agreement with Clearwire dba Clear Wireless, LLC, Relative to Request for Proposals No. 2010-BT-5, Wireless Internet Services Onboard Golden Gate Transit Buses; and, Authorize Reissuing the Request for Proposals
Resolution
         
9. ADDRESSES TO BOARD:  
         
10. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS:  
         
  A. Ratify the Appointment of Mary C. Fuller as the Union Trustee to the Golden Gate Transit - Amalgamated Health and Welfare Trust and Retirement Board
Resolution
         
11. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:  
         
12. NEW BUSINESS:  
         
13. COMMUNICATIONS:  
         
14. ADJOURNMENT: Charles W. Meyers, Sr. and Gary T. Molossi  
         

/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.

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