November 9, 2012
(Revised: November 13, 2012)

 

AGENDA OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2012, at 10:00 a.m.

Board Room, Administration Building, Golden Gate Bridge Toll Plaza, San Francisco, CA

 

         
1. CALL TO ORDER: President Janet Reilly
         
2. ROLL CALL: Secretary of the District Janet S. Tarantino
         
3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: Director Barbara L. Pahre
         
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 October 11, 2012;
    2. Rules, Policy and Industrial Relations Committee/Committee of the Whole of October 12, 2012;
    3. Building and Operating Committee/Committee of the Whole of October 25, 2012;
    4. Finance-Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole of October 25, 2012; and,
    5.

Regular Meetings of the Board of Directors of October 12 and 26, 2012

Motion

         
  B. Attorney’s Report
Denial of Claims
    1.

Claim of Benjamin Caliz

Motion

    2.

Insufficient Claim of Theresa Maldonado

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, September 2012

Motion

       
6. REPORTS OF OFFICERS:
         
  A.

General Manager, Denis J. Mulligan

         
    1.

Approve Recognition of a New Employee Unit Comprised of Bridge Painters to be Represented by Public Employees Union, Local One

Resolution

         
  B.

Attorney, David J. Miller

       
    Closed Session
(Revisions have been made to Item Nos. 6.B.1.a. and b.)
       
    1. Conference with Labor Negotiator
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6
Designated Negotiator: Jerrold Schaefer, Esq.
      a. Labor Negotiations with All Bargaining Units Concerning Effects of California Pension Reform Act
      b. Labor Negotiations with Transport Workers’ Union Concerning Effects of the All Electronic Tolling Program
         
    2. Conference with Legal Counsel – Pending Litigation
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a)
      a. Curtis Anthony Day vs. Kary Witt
         
    Open Session
(Added)
    1.

Approve Actions Relative to Carrying Out the Union Coalition Settlement with Respect to Implementation of the 2% at 60 Public Employees Retirement System Benefit for New Hires

Resolution

         
  C. District Engineer, Ewa Z. Bauer
         
7. OTHER REPORTS:
         
8. REPORTS OF COMMITTEES:
         
  A. Meeting of the Building and Operating Committee/Committee of the Whole
November 15, 2012
Chair James C. Eddie

       
    1.

Authorize the General Manager to Execute an Agreement with Golden Link Concessionaire/Transfield Services to Provide Roadway Patrol and Tow Services on Presidio Parkway (Doyle Drive) for the Duration of the Construction Phase of the Project

Resolution

       
    2.

Authorize District’s Participation in the Federal Highway Administration Pooled Fund Study Relative to the Golden Gate Bridge Seismic Retrofit Phase III Design Project

Resolution

       
    3.

Authorize Execution of a Services Agreement with Impec Group Relative to Request for Proposals No. 2013-MD-3, Janitorial Services for District Facilities

Resolution

       
    4.

Approve Actions Relative to the Award of Contract No. 2013-B-4, Ultra-High Pressure Water Jetting Machine, to NLB Corporation

Resolution

         
  B. Meeting of the Finance-Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole
November 16, 2012
Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh

       
    1.

Authorize a Budget Increase for the Implementation of the All Electronic Tolling Outreach Plan

Resolution

       
    2.

Authorize the Filing of an Application with the Metropolitan Transportation Commission to Reallocate Regional Measure 2 Funds Associated with the Advanced Communications and Information System Project

Resolution

       
   

3.

Authorize the Filing of Applications for Federal Transit Administration Formula Program and Surface Transportation Program Funding for Various Transit Capital Projects Committing the Necessary Local Match and Assuring Completion of the Projects

Resolution

       
    4.

Approve Reimbursement to the California Department of Transportation for the Removal and Disposal of Contaminated Material Associated with the Novato Bus Facility

Resolution

       
    5. Receive the Independent Auditors’ Reports for the Year Ending June 30, 2012, 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 Program; and,
      d.

The Independent Auditor’s Communication Letter

Resolution

         
9. ADDRESSES TO BOARD:
   
10. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS:
     
  A. Presentation by Hanson Bridgett on Pension Reform
(This item has been listed as a Closed Session item.)
     
  B. Presentation on the Implementation of the All Electronic Tolling Outreach Plan
         
11. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
   
12. NEW BUSINESS:
     
  A. Report on Meetings/Conferences Attended by Director(s)
     
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 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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