November 8, 2013

 

AGENDA OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2013, at 10:00 a.m.

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

 

         
1. CALL TO ORDER: President James C. Eddie
         
2. ROLL CALL: Secretary of the District Janet S. Tarantino
         
3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: Director Norman Yee
         
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 meeting of September 19, 2013;
    2. Finance-Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole meeting of September 19, 2013;
    3. Governmental Affairs and Public Information Committee/Committee of the Whole meeting of September 20, 2013; and,
    4.

Regular meeting of the Board of Directors of September 20, 2013.

Motion

       
  B. Attorney’s Report
Denial of Claims
    1.

Claim of Virginia D. Mahmoud

Motion

    2.

Subrogation Claim of Mercury Insurance
(Insured: Irina and Igor Shekhtman)

Motion

    3.

Insufficient Claim of Elizabeth Duffy

Motion

    4.

Claim of Bradley O’Brien

Motion

    5.

Subrogation Claim of State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company (Insured: Darin Sadow)

Motion

    6.

Amended Subrogation Claim of IDS Property Casualty Insurance Company (Insured: Weikuen Tang and Yuetmui Fung)

Motion

    7.

Claim of Juanita Williams

Motion

    8.

Claim of Jie Yang Lei  

Motion

    9.

Subrogation Claim of AAA Northern California, Nevada & Utah Insurance Exchange (Insured: Nicole Alcayaga)

Motion

    10

Claim of April Sinclair

Motion

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

Attorney, David J. Miller

    1. Closed Session
      a. Conference with Labor Negotiator
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6
        1. Negotiations with the Amalgamated Transit Union, Local No. 1575
        2. Negotiations with the Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific
         
      b. Appointment of Officer
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957(b)(1)
Title: Secretary of the District
     
    2. Open Session
      a.

Approve Appointment of the Secretary of the District

Resolution

     
  C. District Engineer, Ewa Z. Bauer
         
7. OTHER REPORTS:
         
8. REPORTS OF COMMITTEES:
         
  A. Meeting of the Transportation Committee/Committee of the Whole
November 14, 2013
Chair Dick Grosboll

       
    1.

Approve Actions Relative to the Establishment of a Parking Fee at the Larkspur Ferry Terminal and Authorize the Filing of a Notice of Exemption under CEQA

Ordinance

    2.

Approve Actions Relative to the Adoption of a Revised Parking Violation Fine Schedule

Ordinance

     

 

  B. Meeting of the Building and Operating Committee/Committee of the Whole
November 14, 2013
Chair David Rabbitt
         
    1.

Approve Actions Relative to Contract No. 2014-FT-11, Propulsion Overhaul and Capital Improvements to the M.S. Marin Ferry

Resolution

         
  C. Meeting of the Rules, Policy and Industrial Relations Committee/Committee of the Whole
November 14, 2013
Chair Barbara L. Pahre

         
    1.

Approve Modifications to the District’s Medical Benefit Plans for Non-Represented Employees

Resolution

         
  D. Meeting of the Governmental Affairs and Public Information Committee/Committee of the Whole
November 14, 2013
Gerald D. Cochran

         
    1.

Authorize Execution of a Professional Services Agreement with Platinum Advisors, LLC, Relative to Request for Proposals No. 2014-D-4, State Legislative Advocacy Services

Resolution

         
  E. Meeting of the Finance-Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole
November 15, 2013
Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh

         
    1.

Discussion and Possible Actions Regarding Toll Options and Public Outreach Relative to a Potential Toll Increase on the Golden Gate Bridge

Resolution

    2.

Receive the Independent Auditors’ Reports for the Year Ending June 30, 2013, as Submitted by Vavrinek, Trine, Day & Co., LLP, for the following:

      a. The Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, including the Single Audit Report for the Year Ending June 30, 2013;
      b. The Financial Statements of the Supplemental Retirement Plan and Trust for the Nine Months Ending March 31, 2013; and,
      c.

The Independent Auditors’ Communication Letter

Resolution

         
9. ADDRESSES TO BOARD:
   
10. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS:
     
11. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
   
12. NEW BUSINESS:
     
13.

COMMUNICATIONS:

    Additional Communication Received on 11/15/13: Letter from Marin United Taxpayers' Association
   
14. ADJOURNMENT: Patricia M. Quinn, Anna Belle Hatton and Alex Beltran
   

 

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.

Upon request, the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District will provide written agenda materials in appropriate alternative formats to individuals with disabilities. In addition, the District will arrange for disability-related modifications or accommodations, including auxiliary aids or services, to enable individuals with disabilities to participate in public meetings. Please send a written request, including your name, mailing address, telephone number and brief description of the requested materials, preferred alternative format, and/or auxiliary aid or service at least two (2) days before the meeting. Requests should be mailed to: Janet S. Tarantino, Secretary of the District, Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District, P.O. Box 9000, Presidio Station, San Francisco, CA 94129; or e-mailed to jtarantino@goldengate.org; or by telephone at (415) 923-2223, or at (415) 257-554 (TDD), or California lay Service at either (800) 735-2929 (TDD), or (800) 735-2922 (Voice).