December 10, 2010

 

AGENDA OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

 

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 17, 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 November 18, 2010;
    2. Building and Operating Committee/Committee of the Whole of November 18, 2010;
    3. Finance-Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole of November 18, 2010;
    4. Rules, Policy and Industrial Relations Committee/Committee of the Whole of November 19, 2010; and,
    5.

Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors of November 19, 2010.

Motion

         
  B. Attorney’s Report
Denial of Claims
    1.

Subrogation Claim of Progressive (Insured: Alison Urmson)

Motion

    2.

Claims of Frear Stephen Schmid, Kim Lupsha, Denise Lawson, Christopher Low and Cathy Carney Henning

Motion

    3.

Claim of Ruth and Hans Zaiss

Motion

    4.

Amended Claim of Natalie Senkir

Motion

    5.

Claim of Patricia Kamienski

Motion

    6.

Claim of Ahmad Wasim

Motion

    7.

Claim of Patricia Quinby Kittelman

Motion

    8.

Claim of Consuelo Martinez

Motion

    9.

Subrogation Claim of State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company (Insured: Pamela P. Hansen)

Motion

    10.

Amended Subrogation Claim of Allstate (Insured: Helen and Jaime Baldovinos)

Motion

    11.

Amended Claim of Irma Diaz

Motion

         
  C. Ratification of Previous Actions by the Auditor-Controller:
    1. Ratify Commitments and/or Expenditures
    2. Ratify Previous Investments
    3. Authorize Investments
    4.

Accept Investment Report, October 2010

Resolution

         
6. REPORTS OF OFFICERS:
         
  A. General Manager, Denis J. Mulligan
         
  B.

Attorney, David J. Miller

         
    Closed Session
    1. Conference with Legal Counsel – Public Employee Appointment
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957(b)(1)
Title: District Engineer
    2. Conference with Legal Counsel – Public Employee Performance Evaluation and Labor Negotiations – Unrepresented Employees
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957 and 54957.6
Titles: Auditor-Controller and Secretary of the District
         
    Open Session
    1.

Authorize Execution of an Employment Agreement with the Newly Appointed District Engineer, Ewa Z. Bauer

Resolution

    2.

Approve Amendments to Employment Agreements with Auditor-Controller and Secretary of the District

Resolution

         
  C. District Engineer, Ewa Z. Bauer
         
    1. General Monthly Report
    2. Monthly Update on California Department of Transportation Project – Doyle Drive Reconstruction
         
7. OTHER REPORTS:
         
8. REPORTS OF COMMITTEES:
         
  A. Meeting of the Transportation Committee/Committee of the Whole
December 16, 2010
Chair Harold C. Brown, Jr.
       
    1.

Approve Actions Relative to the Disposition of Surplus Buses and Paratransit Vans

Resolution

         
  B.

Meeting of the Building and Operating Committee/Committee of the Whole
December 16, 2010
Chair James C. Eddie

       
    1.

Approve Actions Relative to the Award of Contract No. 2011-FT-8, Golden Gate Ferry Terminals Site Construction for Ticket Machines, to Valentine Corporation

Resolution

         
 

C.

Meeting of the Finance-Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole
December 16, 2010
Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh
       
    1.

Authorize a Budget Increase and Budget Transfers in the FY 10/11 Budget for Capital Projects

Resolution

       
  D. Meeting of the Rules, Policy and Industrial Relations Committee/Committee of the Whole
December 17, 2010
Chair Barbara Pahre
         
    1.

Approve Actions Relative to the Reclassification of the Director of Planning Position

Resolution

         
    2.

Approve Codification of the Medical Benefits Policy in the Human Resources Guide for Represented and Administrative Retirees (Excluding Bus Operators), their Spouses, Dependents and Survivors

Resolution

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

Authorize a Resolution of Appreciation to Mike Kerns in Recognition of his Dedicated Service as a Director of the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District Board

Resolution

     
  B.

Authorize a Resolution of Appreciation to Bevan Dufty in Recognition of his Dedicated Service as a Director of the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District Board

Resolution

     
  C. Report from the Chair of the Advisory Committee for Nomination of Officers of the Board of Directors for 2011-2012
    1. Remarks by President Albert J. Boro
    2.

Approve the Slate of Officers of the Board of Directors for 2011-2012

Resolution

    3. Passing of the Gavel
       
  D.

Authorize a Resolution of Appreciation to Albert J. Boro in Recognition of his Outstanding Service as the President of the Board of Directors of the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District for his Two-Year Term, 2009-2010

Resolution

   
11. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
   
12. NEW BUSINESS:
   
13. COMMUNICATIONS:
   
14. ADJOURNMENT     Lillian Kevich, Sidney Kevich, John Tarantino, Mario Ghilotti, Frances Louise Hedlund Nelson
   

 

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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