March 4, 2005

AGENDA OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 2005, at 10:00 a.m.

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

1. CALL TO ORDER: President Maureen Middlebrook
   
2. ROLL CALL: Secretary of the District Janet S. Tarantino
   
3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: Director Shahum
   
4. PUBLIC COMMENT: Refer to the Public Comment Note Below
   
5.

CONSENT CALENDAR:

A. Approve the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors of February 25, 2005

Motion

B. Attorney’s Report

Denial of Claims

1. Claim of Shirley Legant

Motion

2. Claim of Maritza Quintanilla

Motion

3. Claim of Ruth Elizabeth Quintanilla

Motion

4. Claim of Marta Rodriguez

Motion

5. Claim of Jonathan Leon (A Minor)

Motion

6. Subrogation Claim of State Farm Insurance Companies
(Insured: Kristina Page)

Motion

7. Claim of Suzine K. Young

Motion

 

C. Meeting of the Finance-Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole

    February 24, 2005

    Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh

1. Ratification of Actions by the Auditor-Controller

a. Ratify Commitments and/or Disbursements
b. Ratify Previous Investments
c. Authorize Investments
d. Investment Report, January 2005

Resolution

 
   
6.

REPORTS OF OFFICERS:

A. General Manager, Celia G. Kupersmith

B. Attorney, David J. Miller

1. Closed Session

a. Conference with Legal Counsel
Annual Litigation Audit Report Prepared by Attorney Covering Existing Litigation Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a); and,
Anticipated Litigation (Multiple Potential Cases) Pursuant to Government
Code Section 54956.9(b)

b. Conference with Legal Counsel – Pending Litigation
Government Code Section 54956.9(a)
Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District vs. Marsh and McLennan Companies, Inc., et al.

C. District Engineer, Denis J. Mulligan

   
7. OTHER REPORTS:
   
8.

REPORTS OF COMMITTEES:

A. Meeting of the Building and Operating Committee/Committee of the Whole

    February 24, 2005

    Chair James C. Eddie

1. Approve Proceeding with Environmental Studies and Preliminary Design Work Related to Development of a Physical Suicide Deterrent System on the Golden Gate Bridge

Resolution

B. Meeting of the Finance and Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole

    February 24, 2005

    Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh

1. Approve Revisions to the Investment Policy and Amend Rule XI of the Rules of the Board

Resolution

C. Meeting of the Finance and Auditing Committee/Committee of the Whole

    March 10, 2005

    Chair J. Dietrich Stroeh

1. Approve Renewal of Property Insurance Program for the Bridge Physical Damage and Use and Occupancy Policy, the District Buildings and Facilities Policy and the Boiler and Machinery Policy

Resolution

D. Meeting of the Governmental Affairs and Public Information Committee/Committee of the Whole

    February 25, 2005
    Chair Albert J. Boro

1. Approve Actions Relative to Contract No. 2005-D-5, Printing of Golden Gate Transit System Maps, Timetables and Guides:
a. Reject the Bid of Fruitridge Printing & Lithograph, Inc.; and,
b. Authorize Award of Contract No. 2005-D-5 to Consolidated Printers, Inc.

Resolution

E. Meeting of the Transportation Committee/Committee of the Whole

    March 10, 2005
    Chair Harold C. Brown, Jr.

1. Authorize Award of Contract No. 2005-D-6, Revenue Collection, with Securitas Security Services USA, Inc.

Resolution

F. Meeting of the Rules, Policy and Industrial Relations Committee/Committee of the Whole

    March 11, 2005

    Chair Maryanne P. Harrison

1. Approve Proposed Overall Project Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Goal for Golden Gate Bridge Seismic Retrofit Project Phase IIIA

Resolution

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

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) 257-4554 (TDD), or California Relay Service at either (800) 735-2929 (TDD), or (800) 735-2922 (Voice).