December 7, 2012





Immediately following the meeting of the
Rules, Policy and Industrial Relations Committee/Committee of the Whole

(Please note the change in day and time.)

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

MEMBERS: Chair Stroeh; Vice Chair Pahre; Directors Cochran, Eddie, Elsbernd, Grosboll, Moylan and Sobel; President Reilly (Ex Officio)



1. Ratification of Previous Actions by the Auditor-Controller:

Ratify Commitments and/or Expenditures

  b. Ratify Previous Investments
  c. Authorize Investments
  d. Accept Investment Report, November 2012
2. Authorize Budget Adjustment(s) and/or Transfer(s)
  a. Authorize a Budget Increase in the FY 12/13 District Division Capital Budget Relative to the Advanced Communication and Information System Project
  b. Authorize a Budget Increase in the FY 12/13 Ferry Transit Division Capital Budget Relative to the Award of Contract No. 2013-FT-5, Improvements to Berths at the San Francisco Ferry Terminal, to Salt River Construction Corporation
(Recommendation from the December 13, 2012 Building and Operating Committee/Committee of the Whole meeting.)
3. Authorize Actions Related to Grant Programs
  a. Authorize Actions Relative to the Application and Award of Surface Transportation Program Funding for the Advanced Communication and Information System Project
4. Monthly Review of Golden Gate Bridge Traffic/Tolls and Bus and Ferry Transit Patronage/Fares (for Five Months Ending November 2012)
5. Monthly Review of Financial Statements (for Four Months Ending October 2012)
  a. Statement of Revenue and Expenses
  b. Statement of Capital Programs and Expenditures (J Wire)
6. Closed Session
Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation

Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a)
  a. Report of George Hills Company, Inc.
    1. Roxanne Ashworth vs Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District
7. Public Comment: Refer to the Public Comment Note Below
8. Adjournment


s/ Janet S. Tarantino, Secretary of the District


Meeting Note: This Committee meeting may be attended by Members of the Board of Directors who do not serve on this Committee. In the event that a quorum of the entire Board is present, this Committee shall act as a Committee of the Whole.

A vote of the Committee of the Whole does not constitute final Board action. All Committee actions must be ratified by the full Board of Directors.

All items appearing on the agenda are subject to action by the Committee.

Public Comment Note: This portion of the meeting, not to exceed thirty (30) minutes, has been allocated for public comments concerning items of interest within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Committee. Each individual will be allotted three (3) minutes. Said time frames may be extended only upon approval of the Committee.

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