8-2010

GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE, HIGHWAY AND TRANSPORTATION DISTRICT

MEMORANDUM OF MINUTES

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

APRIL 23, 2010

 

The Board of Directors of the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District (District) met in regular session in the Board Room, Administration Building, Golden Gate Bridge Toll Plaza, San Francisco, CA, on Friday, April 23, 2010, at 10:00 a.m., President Boro presiding.

ROLL CALL

Directors Present (16): Directors Brown, Chu, Cochran, Grosboll, Kerns, McGlashan, Moylan, Newhouse Segal, Pahre, Snyder, Sobel and Stroeh; Second Vice President Eddie; First Vice President Reilly; President Boro

Directors Absent (3): Directors Campos, Elsbernd and Sanders

Staff Present: Deputy General Manager/Bridge Division and Acting General Manager Kary Witt; Auditor-Controller Joseph M. Wire; District Engineer Denis J. Mulligan; Secretary of the District Janet S. Tarantino; Attorney David J. Miller; Deputy General Manager/Bus Transit Division Teri Mantony; Deputy General Manager/Ferry Transit Division James Swindler; Deputy General Manager/Administration and Development Z. Wayne Johnson; Public Affairs Director Mary C. Currie; Executive Assistant to the General Manager Amorette Ko; Assistant Clerk of the Board Lona Franklin

Visitors Present: None

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

Director Eddie led the Board of Directors in the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.

PUBLIC COMMENT

There was no public comment.

CONSENT CALENDAR

Directors MOYLAN/BROWN moved approval of the Consent Calendar. All items were approved by the following vote of the Board of Directors:

AYES (15): Directors Brown, Cochran, Grosboll, Kerns, McGlashan, Moylan, Newhouse Segal, Pahre, Snyder, Sobel and Stroeh; Second Vice President Eddie; First Vice President Reilly; President Boro
NOES (0): None

ABSENT (4): Directors Campos, Chu, Elsbernd and Sanders

     
1. Approve the Minutes of the Following Meetings
     
  a. Finance-Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole of April 9, 2010; and,
  b.

Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors of April 9, 2010

Carried

     
2. Denial of Claims
     
  a.

Claim of Ian Dow

Carried

  b. Claim of Nery Mazariegos

Carried

  c. Insufficient Subrogation Claim of California State Automobile Association (Insured: Monique and Patrick Martin)

Carried

  d. Amended Subrogation Claim of Mercury Insurance Company (Insured: Ivan Sharamok)

Carried

  e. Amended Subrogation Claim of Kemper Insurance/Unitrin Services Group (Insured: Peter, Linda and Nicoletta Geyer)

Carried

     
GENERAL MANAGER’S REPORT
     
3.

Presentation of Retirement Gift to Robert J. Aganowski, Bridge Painter, Bridge Division

President Boro presented a retirement gift to Robert J. Aganowski, Bridge Painter, Bridge Division, who has worked for the District for thirty-five years eleven months, and expressed his best wishes for a long and happy retirement on behalf of the Board of Directors.

 
4.

Presentation of Twenty-Year Service Award to Robert E. Pacheco II, Chief Plumber, Bridge Division

President Boro presented a Twenty-Year Service Award to Robert E. Pacheco II, Chief Plumber, Bridge Division, and expressed his congratulations on behalf of the Board of Directors.

     
ATTORNEY’S REPORT
     
5.

Attorney David J. Miller reported that all items contained in the Attorney’s Report are informational, and that there is no closed session scheduled for this meeting.

[Director Carmen Chu arrived at this time.]

     
ENGINEER’S REPORT
     
6. District Engineer Denis Mulligan reported that all items contained in the Engineer’s Report are informational.
     
REPORT OF THE BUILDING AND OPERATING COMMITTEE/COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE MEETING OF APRIL 22, 2010
     
7.

Approve Actions Relative to Contract No. 2010-FT-10, Installation of New Propulsion System for Re-Powering and Dry-Docking of the M.V. Del Norte, for Overhaul of the Waterjets and Installation of New Radar Equipment

Directors EDDIE/KERNS
Resolution No. 2010-031
approves actions relative to Contract No. 2010-FT-10, Installation of New Propulsion System for Re-Powering and Dry-Docking of the M.V. Del Norte, as follows:

     
  a.
Authorizes execution of Change Order Nos. 1, 25 and 26, relative to Contract No. 2010-FT-10, in the total amount of $312,939.60, with Ice Floe, LLC, dba Nichols Brothers Boat Builders, for the overhaul of waterjets and the installation of new radar equipment;
  b.
Establishes a Project budget in the amount of $5,825,000.00; and,
  c.

Authorizes a transfer from the FY 09/10 Ferry Transit Division Capital Equipment Project Budget to the FY 09/10 Ferry Transit Division Capital Budget for the M.V. Del Norte Repower Project, in the amount of $32,000.00, as concurred with by the Finance-Auditing Committee at its meeting of April 22, 2010.

Adopted

     
 
AYES (16): Directors Brown, Chu, Cochran, Grosboll, Kerns, McGlashan, Moylan, Newhouse Segal, Pahre, Snyder, Sobel and Stroeh; Second Vice President Eddie; First Vice President Reilly; President Boro
NOES (0): None
ABSENT (3): Directors Campos, Elsbernd and Sanders
     
REPORT OF THE FINANCE-AUDITING COMMITTEE/COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE MEETING OF APRIL 22, 2010
     
8.

Authorize Filing an Application with the Metropolitan Transportation Commission for FY 10/11 Transportation Development Act, State Transit Assistance and Regional Measure 2 Operating Funds to Support Bus, Ferry and Paratransit Services

Directors STROEH/COCHRAN
Resolution No. 2010-032
authorizes the General Manager to execute and file an application with the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) in the amount of $19,581,210.00 for FY 10/11 Transportation Development Act, State Transit Assistance and Regional Measure 2 funds to support bus, ferry and paratransit services; and, directs staff to transmit a copy of Resolution No. 2010-032 to the MTC in conjunction with the filing of the application referenced herein.

Adopted

AYES (16): Directors Brown, Chu, Cochran, Grosboll, Kerns, McGlashan, Moylan, Newhouse Segal, Pahre, Snyder, Sobel and Stroeh; Second Vice President Eddie; First Vice President Reilly; President Boro
NOES (0): None
ABSENT (3): Directors Campos, Elsbernd and Sanders

     
9.

Authorize Execution of the Third Amendment to Contract No. 2005-D-6, Revenue Collection, with Securitas Security, Inc., to Provide a Three-Month Extension of the Contract

Directors STROEH/KERNS
Resolution No. 2010-033
authorizes execution of the Third Amendment to Contract No. 2005-D-6, Revenue Collection, with Securitas Security Services, USA, Inc., Sacramento, CA, in the amount of $16,400.00, for a contract term extension of three months, from May 1, 2010, to July 31, 2010, with the understanding that requisite funds are available in the FY 09/10 Bus Transit and Ferry Transit Divisions’ Operating Budgets, and that requisite funds will be included in FY 10/11 Bus Transit and Ferry Transit Divisions’ Operating Budgets, if necessary.

Adopted

AYES (16): Directors Brown, Chu, Cochran, Grosboll, Kerns, McGlashan, Moylan, Newhouse Segal, Pahre, Snyder, Sobel and Stroeh; Second Vice President Eddie; First Vice President Reilly; President Boro
NOES (0): None
ABSENT (3): Directors Campos, Elsbernd and Sanders

     
10.

Receive the Independent Auditor’s Engagement Letter for the Annual Financial Audit for the Year Ending June 30, 2010, as Submitted by Vavrinek, Trine, Day & Co., LLP

Directors STROEH/SOBEL
Resolution No. 2010-034
receives the Independent Auditor’s Engagement Letter for the Annual Financial Audit for the Year Ending June 30, 2010, as submitted by Vavrinek, Trine, Day & Co., LLP.

Adopted

AYES (16): Directors Brown, Chu, Cochran, Grosboll, Kerns, McGlashan, Moylan, Newhouse Segal, Pahre, Snyder, Sobel and Stroeh; Second Vice President Eddie; First Vice President Reilly; President Boro
NOES (0): None
ABSENT (3): Directors Campos, Elsbernd and Sanders

     
ADDRESSES TO BOARD
     
11. Director Pahre commented that Board members appreciate the support they receive from District staff. She stated that the District Secretary’s Office does significant work on behalf of the Directors and requested her comment to be included in the Minutes of this meeting.
     
ADJOURNMENT
     
12. All business having been concluded, the meeting was adjourned at 10:20 a.m., in memory of Sharon Nicol, William McDuffie and Ed DeLozier.
     

 

Respectfully submitted,
/s/ Janet S. Tarantino
Secretary of the District