San Francisco County Transportation Authority - May 20, 2008

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Meeting Notice

Date:                     11:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 20, 2008
Location:              Legislative Chamber, Room 250, City Hall
Commissioners: McGoldrick (Chair), Dufty (Vice Chair), Alioto-Pier, Ammiano, Chu, Daly, Elsbernd, Maxwell, Mirkarimi, Peskin and Sandoval
              Erika Cheng


1.                  Roll Call

2.                  Approval of Minutes of the April 15, 2008 Meeting - ACTION* (attachment)

3.                  Chair's Report - INFORMATION

4.                  Executive Director's Report - INFORMATION

Recommendations from the Finance Committee

5.                  Award a Professional Services Contract to DMJM Harris to Provide Engineering and Environmental Services for the Yerba Buena Island Ramps Project, in an Amount Not to Exceed $2,500,000 - ACTION* (attachment)

Recommendations from the Plans and Programs Committee

6.                  Allocate $3,526,054 in Prop K Funds, with Conditions, to the Municipal Transportation Agency (MTA) for the Rehabilitation of Historic Streetcars Project, Subject to the Attached Fiscal Year Cash Flow Distribution Schedule, and Amendment of the Relevant 5-Year Prioritization Program - ACTION* (attachment)

7.                  Appropriate $299,240 in Prop K Funds for Local Match for Urban Partnership Agreement Pre-Implementation, Subject to the Attached Fiscal Year Cash Flow Distribution Schedule, and an Amendment to the Strategic Plan - ACTION* (attachment)

8.                  Approve the 19th Avenue/Park Presidio Boulevard Transportation Plan Final Report - ACTION* (attachment) (report)

Recommendations from the Personnel Committee

9.                  POSSIBLE CLOSED SESSION: Public Employee Performance Evaluation - ACTION

                The Authority may hold a closed session under Gov. Code 54957 concerning the annual evaluation of performance of the Executive Director.

            OPEN SESSION: After the closed session, the Chair shall report the vote taken on any motion in the closed session.

10.              Fix Annual Compensation and Adopt Performance Objectives for the Executive Director for FY 2008/09 - ACTION* (attachment)

Other Items

11.              Introduction of New Items - INFORMATION

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

12.              Public Comment

13.              Adjournment



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