Board Meeting – May 12, 2011

TRANSBAY JOINT POWERS AUTHORITY

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 

NOTICE OF MEETING AND CALENDAR 

 

Thursday, May 12, 2011
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 416
San Francisco, CA

  

REGULAR MEETING
9:30 a.m.

  

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Nathaniel Ford, Chair
Elsa Ortiz, Vice Chair
Jane Kim
Art Lloyd
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

  • Funding Update
  • Construction Update
  • AC Transit Bus Storage Design Status Update

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 April 14, 2011 meeting. 

(7.2)     Authorizing the Executive Director to establish a five-firm bench of real estate economics consultants to provide services to TJPA over a five-year period on an as-needed basis, extend current real estate economics bench consultants’ contracts until each contract budget is fully utilized, and execute new Professional Services Agreements with any or all firms on the real estate economics bench as long as the additional total compensation under all bench agreements does not exceed $500,000. 

(7.3)     Authorizing the Executive Director to execute License Agreements with Comcast, Level 3, and AboveNet to allow each of these telecommunications companies to temporarily relocate their facilities overhead on utility poles owned and installed by the TJPA through TJPA-owned Parcels N and N’ at no cost to the TJPA, to allow for construction of the Transit Center.

REGULAR CALENDAR

8. Presentation of and Public Hearing for draft Fiscal Year 2011-12 Capital Budget in an Amount Not To Exceed $220,296,000 and draft FY 2011-12 Operating Budget in an Amount Not To Exceed $4,239,000. 

9.  Authorizing the Executive Director to execute Contract Modification No. 4 to Agreement No. 08-08-DM-000 with Evans Brothers Inc. for additional construction services required as part of the Existing Terminal Building & Ramps Demolition, increasing the contract by $1,320,060, for a total contract sum of $15,242,200 and increasing the Contract Duration by 60 calendar days, for a total Contract Duration of 386 days. 

10. Approving an Amendment to Contract No. 08-04-CMGC-000, authorizing Webcor/Obayashi Joint Venture to award a Trade Subcontract to Bass Electric as the responsible bidder submitting the lowest responsive bid in the amount of $650,000 for TG05.2R: Temporary Power, and increasing authorized Direct Costs under Contract No. 08-04-CMGC-000 by $650,000 and increasing the authorized Construction Services Fee by $53,300. 

11. Approving a resolution authorizing the Executive Director to submit an application for Statewide Park Program (Proposition 84) Grant Funds for Transbay City Park

12. Annual review of Board Policy No. 009, Investment Policy, and approval of minor changes to the Policy. 

13. Approving the updated Initial Project Report dated May 12, 2011 and authorizing the Executive Director to modify the AB 1171 Cooperative Agreement with the Metropolitan Transportation Commission as necessary, for the rescission of AB 1171 Bridge Toll Funds in the Amount of $76,024,000.
 

RECESS REGULAR MEETING AND CONVENE CLOSED SESSION
 

CLOSED SESSION

1.  Call to Order

2.  Roll Call

3.  CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS (Gov. Code section 54956.8)

Property:  85 Natoma Street #3 (Block 3721, Lot 113)

TJPA Negotiators:  Maria Ayerdi-Kaplan, Executive Director, and Andrew W. Schwartz and Deborah L. (Keeth) Miller, Shute, Mihaly & Weinberger LLP, outside counsel

Negotiating parties:  TJPA; Abbas A. Razaghi, and Nader Heydayian and Hamideh Nouri, co-trustees of the 2005 Heydayian/Nouri Family Trust; JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.; Specialized Loan Servicing LLC

Under negotiation:  Price and terms of payment for TJPA’s acquisition of property interest in 85 Natoma Street #3
ADJOURN CLOSED SESSION AND RECONVENE REGULAR MEETING

14.  Announcement of Closed Session.
 

ADJOURN
 

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