Board Meeting – July 14, 2011

TRANSBAY JOINT POWERS AUTHORITY
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
 

NOTICE OF MEETING AND CALENDAR 
 

Thursday, July 14, 2011
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 416
San Francisco, CA
 

REGULAR MEETING
9:30 a.m.
 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Elsa Ortiz, Vice Chair
Jane Kim
Art Lloyd
Gabriel Metcalf
Carter Rohan
Bijan Sartipi  

 

Executive Director
Maria Ayerdi-Kaplan
 

Secretary
Nila Gonzales 

 

201 Mission St. #2100
San Francisco, California  94105
415-597-4620
415-597-4615 fax

 

 

ACCESSIBLE MEETING POLICY

The Transbay Joint Powers Authority meeting will be held in Room 416, at 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, San Francisco, CA.  The closest accessible BART station is the Civic Center Station at United Nations Plaza and Market Street.  Accessible MUNI lines serving this location are:  Muni Metro Lines J‑Church, K‑Ingleside, L‑Taraval, M‑Oceanview, N‑Judah, and T-Third at Van Ness and Civic Center Stations; F-Market; 19-Polk, 47‑Van Ness; 49-Mission-Van Ness; 5-Fulton; 6 Parnassus; 21-Hayes; 9‑San Bruno; and 71‑Haight Noriega.  For more information about MUNI services call 311. 

The meeting room is wheelchair accessible.  Accessible curbside parking spaces have been designated on the Van Ness Avenue and McAllister Street perimeters of City Hall for mobility-impaired persons.  There is accessible parking available within the Civic Center Underground Parking Garage at the corner of McAllister and Polk Streets, and within the Performing Arts Parking Garage at Grove and Franklin Streets. 

If you require the use of an American Sign Language interpreter, a sound enhancement system, or a reader during the meeting, such person or system can be made available upon request; please contact Nila Gonzales at (415) 597-4620 or NGonzales@TransbayCenter.org, at least 72 hours prior to the meeting.  Late requests will be honored if possible.  Calendars and minutes of the meeting may be available in alternative formats; please contact Nila Gonzales at (415) 597-4620 or NGonzales@TransbayCenter.org at least 72 hours in advance of need.  Written reports or background materials for calendar items are available for public inspection and copying at 201 Mission St. Suite 2100 during regular business hours and are available online at www.TransbayCenter.org

To assist the City’s efforts to accommodate persons with severe allergies, environmental illness, multiple chemical sensitivity or related disabilities, attendees at public meetings are reminded that other attendees may be sensitive to various chemical based products.  Please help the City to accommodate these individuals. 

The ringing and use of cell phones, pagers and similar sound-producing electronic devices are prohibited at this meeting.  Please be advised that the Chair may order the removal from the meeting room of any person(s) responsible for the ringing or use of a cell phone, pager, or other similar sound-producing electronic devices. 

 

 

 

9:30 – REGULAR MEETING

ORDER OF BUSINESS 

1.  Call to Order 

2.  Roll Call 

3.  Communications 

4.  Board of Director’s New and Old Business 

5.  Executive Director’s Report

6.  Public Comment 

    Members of the public may address the Authority on matters that are within the Authority’s
    jurisdiction and are not on today’s calendar. 

THE FOLLOWING MATTERS BEFORE THE TRANSBAY JOINT POWERS AUTHORITY ARE RECOMMENDED FOR ACTION AS STATED BY THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OR THE CHAIR. 

CONSENT CALENDAR 

7.  All matters listed hereunder constitute a Consent Calendar, are considered to be routine by the Transbay Joint Powers Authority, and will be acted upon by a single vote.  There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a member of the Board or the public so requests, in which event the matter shall be removed from the Consent Calendar and considered as a separate item. 

(7.1)     Approving the Minutes of the June 9, 2011 meeting

(7.2)     Authorizing the Executive Director to execute amendments to extend Agreements for State Advocacy Services with Mercury LLC and Townsend Public Affairs for one year each and additional compensation of $102,000 each, with options remaining to extend each agreement for an additional three years. 

 

REGULAR CALENDAR

8.  Authorizing the Executive Director to execute a renewed professional services agreement with URS for Program Management/Program Controls services for a third 3-year term (2011 – 2014) and for an amount not to exceed $28,400,000. 

9. Approving the Operating Assistance Proposal dated June 24, 2011, and an Implementing Agency Resolution of Project Compliance for the allocation of Regional Measure 2 Funds in an amount of $3,950,426 for the Transbay Transit Center/Caltrain Downtown Extension Project. 

10.  Approving a Resolution of Appreciation for Nathaniel P. Ford, Sr.
 

ADJOURN
 

The Ethics Commission of the City and County of San Francisco has asked us to remind individuals that influence or attempt to influence local legislative or administrative action may be required by the San Francisco Lobbyist Ordinance [Campaign and Gov't Conduct Code, Article II, Chapter 1, § 2.100, et seq.] to register and report lobbying activity.  For more information about the Lobbyist Ordinance, please contact the Ethics Commission at 25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 220, San Francisco, CA 94102, telephone (415) 252-3100, fax (415) 252-3124 and web site: www.sfethics.org.