December 11, 2015
(Agenda)

 

AGENDA OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2015, at 10:00 a.m.

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

 

         
(1) CALL TO ORDER: President Dick Grosboll
         
(2) ROLL CALL: Secretary of the District Amorette M. Ko-Wong
         
(3) PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: Director Judy Arnold
         
(4) PUBLIC COMMENT: Refer to the Public Comment Note Below
       
(5) CONSENT CALENDAR:
     
  (A) Approve the Minutes of the following Meetings:
    (1) Finance-Auditing Committee meeting of September 25, 2015;
    (2) Board of Directors meeting of October 23, 2015; and,
    (3)

Board of Directors meeting of November 13, 2015.

Motion

       
(6) REPORTS OF OFFICERS:
         
  (A) General Manager
         
    (1)

Ratify Emergency Action of the General Manager Relative to Contract No. 2015-FT-24, Larkspur Ferry Terminal Berths and Channel Maintenance Dredging

Resolution

         
    (2)

Ratify Emergency Action of the General Manager Relative to Emergency Dry-Docking of the M.S. Sonoma

Resolution

         
  (B)

Attorney

       
    (1) Closed Session
      (a) Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a)
Report of Carl Warren & Company
Terry Newhart vs. Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District
           
      (b) Conference with Labor Negotiator
Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6
        (1) Negotiations with various Labor Coalition Unions
           
      (c) Conference with Legal Counsel and Labor Negotiator
Pursuant to Government Code Sections 54957 and 54957.6
Public Employee Performance Evaluation and Labor Negotiations – Unrepresented Employees
        (i) General Manager
        (ii) District Engineer
        (iii) Auditor-Controller
        (iv) Secretary of the District
             
    (2) Open Session
      (a)

Consideration of Compensation Adjustment for the General Manager, District Engineer, Auditor-Controller and Secretary of the District

Resolution

             
  (C) District Engineer
       
(7) OTHER REPORTS:
         
(8) REPORTS OF COMMITTEES:
         
  (A) Meeting of the Transportation Committee/Committee of the Whole
December 17, 2015
       
    (1)

Authorize the Setting of a Public Hearing to Receive Public Comment on Potential Changes to Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District Transit Service on the Tiburon Peninsula

Resolution

       
    (2)

Approve a Paratransit Agreement with Marin Transit Effective January 1, 2016 to June 30, 2020, with Options

Resolution

       
  (B) Meeting of the Building and Operating Committee/Committee of the Whole
December 17, 2015
       
    (1)

Authorize Execution of Change Orders to Contract No. 2015-FT-3, Waterjets for the M.V. Mendocino Ferry Mid-Life Refurbishment, to Hamiltonjet Inc.

Resolution

       
  (C) Meeting of the Governmental Affairs and Public Information Committee/Committee of the Whole
December 18, 2015
       
    (1)

Approve the Implementation of the 2016 Legislative Platform

Resolution

       
  (D) Meeting of the Finance-Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole
December 18, 2015
       
    (1)

Authorize the General Manager to Request Approval of a Cooperative Work Agreement for Extension of the Encumbrance Period for Federal Financing of the Golden Gate Bridge Seismic Retrofit Phase III Project

Resolution

       
    (2)

Receive the Independent Auditors’ Reports for the Year Ending June 30, 2015, as Submitted by Vavrinek, Trine, Day & Co., LLP

Resolution

       
(9) ADDRESSES TO BOARD:
   
(10) SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS:
     
  (A)

Approve Selection of Officers of the Board of Directors for the Year 2016

Resolution

     
(11) UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
   
(12) NEW BUSINESS:
     
(13)

COMMUNICATIONS:

   
(14) ADJOURNMENT:
   

 

s/ Amorette M. Ko-Wong, 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 made by mail to: Amorette M. Ko-Wong, Secretary of the District, Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District, P.O. Box 9000, Presidio Station, San Francisco, CA 94129; or e-mail to districtsecretary@goldengate.org; or telephone at (415) 923-2223, or at (415) 257-4554 (TDD), or California Relay Service at either (800) 735-2929 (TDD), or (800) 735-2922 (Voice).