SFCTA Board - January 26, 2016


Meeting Notice

Date: Tuesday, January 26, 2016; 11:00 a.m.

Location: Legislative Chamber, Room 250, City Hall

Commissioners: Wiener (Chair), Cohen (Vice Chair), Avalos, Breed, Campos, Farrell, Kim, Mar, Peskin, Tang and Yee

Clerk: Steve Stamos


1. Roll Call

2. Chair’s Report – INFORMATION

3. Executive Director’s Report – INFORMATION

In lieu of the Executive Director’s Report this month, the Executive Director will present the Annual Report during Item 10.

4. Approve the Minutes of the December 15, 2015 Meeting – ACTION*  minutes

5. Election of Chair and Vice Chair – ACTION

Items from the Finance Committee

6. Award a Three-Year Consultant Contract to Arup, in an Amount Not to Exceed $1,150,000, for Planning and Engineering Services for the San Francisco Long Range Transportation Planning Program, and Authorize the Executive Director to Negotiate Contract Payment Terms and Non-Material Contract Terms and Conditions – ACTION*  resolution  FC presentation

7. Approve the 2016 State and Federal Legislative Program – ACTION*  resolution

Items from the Plans and Programs Committee

8. Appoint Richard Hashimoto and William Newsom to the Geary Corridor Bus Rapid Transit Citizens Advisory Committee – ACTION*  resolution

Items for Direct Board Consideration

9. Adopt the 2015 Annual Report – ACTION*  resolution

The Transportation Authority’s enabling legislation requires the preparation and adoption of an Annual Report by January of each year “on the progress to achieve the objectives of completion of the projects in the adopted county transportation expenditure plan” (Sec. 131303 of the California Public Utilities Code). Adoption of the Annual Report also ensures compliance with the annual reporting requirements in Section 2(d) of the Transportation Authority’s Administrative Code.

Other Items

10. 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.

11. Public Comment

12. Adjournment


* Additional materials


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