Board Meeting – November 8, 2018

TRANSBAY JOINT POWERS AUTHORITY
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
 

NOTICE OF MEETING AND CALENDAR
 

Thursday, November 8, 2018
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 416
San Francisco, CA
 

REGULAR MEETING
9:30 a.m.
 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Mohammed Nuru, Chair
Jeff Gee, Vice Chair
Michael Hursh
Jane Kim
Boris Lipkin
Edward Reiskin
Nadia Sesay
Tony Tavares
 

Executive Director  
Mark Zabaneh
 

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@TJPA.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@TJPA.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.TJPA.org

If you need to use the services of a language interpreter, contact TJPA by calling 415.597.4620 or at info@TJPA.org. We require an advance notice of three business days to accommodate your request. 

Si necesita usar los servicios de un intérprete de idioma, comuníquese con TJPA llamando al 415.597.4620 o en info@TJPA.org. Solicitamos un aviso previo de tres días hábiles para atender su solicitud. 

如果您需要使用语言口译员,请联系TJPA,电话:415.597.4620,或电子邮件: info@TJPA.org。我们需要您在三个工作日之前告知,以满足您的要求 

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

  • Quarterly Project Labor Agreement Report

6.  Update on Construction and Temporary Closure of the Salesforce Transit Center

7.  Citizens Advisory Committee Update

8.  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. 

REGULAR CALENDAR
 

9.  Approving a Cooperative Agreement with the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) to reimburse MTC for certain fees related to the established panel of technical experts independently reviewing matters related to the fissures in girders in the transit center for an amount not to exceed $510,000.

10.  Authorizing the Executive Director to execute a lease agreement with Ugochukwu and Carlynn Ihenacho (d/b/a Charleys Philly Steaks) for about 971 square feet of commercial/retail space on the ground level of the new transit center (space number 139) for a 15 year term.

11. Resolution of Appreciation for Greg Harper.

12. Approving the Minutes of the September 13, 2018 meeting.

13.  Approving the Minutes of the October 2, 2018 meeting.

14.  Approving the Minutes of the October 11, 2018 meeting.

RECESS REGULAR MEETING AND CONVENE CLOSED SESSION
 

CLOSED SESSION

15.  Call to Order

16.  Roll Call

17.  CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL—EXISTING LITIGATION
(Paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Gov. Code Section 54956.9)

Name of case: Skanska USA Civil West California District, Inc. v. Webcor Builders/Obayashi Corp., A Joint Venture, et al., San Francisco County Superior Court Case No. CGC-18-566431

18.  CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL—EXISTING LITIGATION
(Paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Gov. Code Section 54956.9)

Name of case:  Webcor/Obayashi Joint Venture v. Transbay Joint Powers Authority, San Francisco County Superior Court, Case No. CGC-18-570621

 

ADJOURN CLOSED SESSION AND RECONVENE REGULAR MEETING

19.  Announcement of Closed Session.
 

ADJOURN

 

 

 

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