Board - March 12, 2019


Meeting Notice

Date: Tuesday, March 12, 2019; 10:00 a.m.

Location: Legislative Chamber, Room 250, City Hall

Commissioners: Peskin (Chair), Mandelman (Vice Chair), Brown, Fewer, Haney, Mar, Ronen, Safai, Stefani, Walton and Yee

Clerk: Alberto Quintanilla

1. Roll Call

2. Citizens Advisory Committee Report – INFORMATION*  minutes

3. Approve the Minutes of the February 26, 2019 Meeting – ACTION*  minutes

4. Appointment of Up to Three Members to the Citizens Advisory Committee – ACTION*  resolution  enclosure

The Board will consider recommending appointment of up to three members to the Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) at its March 12, 2019 meeting. The openings are the result of the term expirations of Myla Ablog (District 5 resident) and Chris Waddling (District 10 resident) and the automatic membership termination of Peter Sachs (District 4 resident) due to four absences over twelve regularly scheduled consecutive meetings, pursuant to the CAC’s By-Laws. Neither staff nor CAC members make recommendations regarding CAC appointments. CAC applications can be submitted through the Transportation Authority’s website at

5. State and Federal Legislation Update – ACTION*  resolution  

Support: Assembly Bill (AB) 1286 (Muratsuchi)

Support if Amended: AB 1142 (Friedman)

6. Allocate $560,000 in Prop K Sales Tax Funds, with Conditions, for the 20th Avenue Neighborway Project – ACTION*  resolution  presentation

7. Amend the Prop AA Strategic Plan – ACTION*  resolution  presentation

8. Authorize the Executive Director to Execute Certain Agreements and Documents for the Yerba Buena Island Southgate Road Realignment Improvements Project, Consisting of a Cooperative Agreement with the California Department of Transportation; License Agreements with the United States Coast Guard; Utility Relocation Agreement and Amendments to the Memorandums of Agreement (MOAs) for the Construction Phase with the Treasure Island Development Authority (TIDA); an Amendment Increasing the Right-of-Way MOA with TIDA by $1,334,760, to a Total Amount Not to Exceed $5,534,760; the Right of Way Certification; and a National Environmental Policy Act / California Environmental Quality Act Revalidation and Authorizing the Executive Director to Negotiate and Modify Agreement Payment Terms and Non-Material Agreement Terms and Conditions – ACTION*  resolution  presentation

9. Acceptance of the Audit Report for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2018 – ACTION*  resolution  enclosure

10. Update on the Caltrain Modernization Program and Business Plan – INFORMATION*  memo  presentation

11. Update on the Transbay Transit Center Girder Fractures and the Study of Governance, Management, Oversight and Delivery of the Downtown Extension – INFORMATION*  memo  Transbay Transit Center presentation  DTX presentation

Other Items

12. Introduction of New Items – INFORMATION

During this segment of the meeting, Commissioners may make comments on items not specifically listed above, or introduce or request items for future consideration.

13. Public Comment

14. Adjournment

*Additional Materials


Items considered for final approval by the Board shall be noticed as such with [Final Approval] preceding the item title.

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