Board Meeting – September 13, 2018

TRANSBAY JOINT POWERS AUTHORITY
BOARD OF DIRECTORS

NOTICE OF MEETING AND CALENDAR
 

 

Thursday, September 13, 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
Greg Harper
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

  • Grand Opening Report
  • Quarterly Financial Reports 

6.  Construction Closeout Update 

7.  Facility Operations Update 

8. Citizens Advisory Committee Update 

9.  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. 

RECESS REGULAR MEETING AND CONVENE CLOSED SESSION 

CLOSED SESSION 

10.  Call to Order

11.  Roll Call 

12.  CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL—EXISTING LITIGATION

(Paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Gov. Code Section 54956.9) 

Name of case:  Lehman, et al. v. Transbay Joint Powers Authority, et al., San Francisco County Superior Court, Case No. CGC-16-553758 

and

Name of case:  Buttery, et al. v. Jeffries, et al., San Francisco County Superior Court, Case No. CGC-17-556292 

and 

Name of case:  Chang, et al. v. Mission Street Development LLC, et al., San Francisco County Superior Court, Case No. CGC-17-556617 

and 

Name of case:  Millennium Tower Association v. Mission Street Development LLC, et al., San Francisco County Superior Court, Case No. CGC-17-557830 

and 

Name of case:  Montana, et al. v. Mission Street Development, LLC, et al., San Francisco County Superior Court, Case No. CGC-17-558649 

and 

Name of case:  Ying, et al. v. Transbay Joint Powers Authority, et al., San Francisco County Superior Court, Case No. CGC-17-559210

and 

Name of case:  Maui Peaks Corp. v. Mission Street Development LLC, et al., San Francisco County Superior Court, Case No. CGC-17-560322 

and 

Name of case: Turgeon, et al. v. Transbay Joint Powers Authority, et al., San Francisco County Superior Court, Case No. CGC-18-564417 

and 

Name of case: Shadduck, et al. v. Snyder, et al., San Francisco County Superior Court, Case No. CGC-17-562423 

 

13.  CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL—ANTICIPATED LITIGATION

Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to paragraph (2) of subdivision (d) of Section 54956.9: (2 potential cases) 

 

ADJOURN CLOSED SESSION AND RECONVENE REGULAR MEETING 

14.  Announcement of Closed Session.

 

REGULAR CALENDAR 

15. Authorizing the Executive Director to execute an amendment to the Professional Services Agreement for Legal Services with the Jones Day law firm to provide litigation support services in actions against the TJPA arising from the movement of 301 Mission Street, increasing the Agreement maximum compensation from $10.7 million to $15.7 million, and authorizing the transfer of $5 million from Program Reserve to cover additional legal costs related to 301 Mission litigation. 

16. Authorizing the Executive Director to increase the legal services budget by $2,000,000 to a total of $17,000,000 for the current bench of law firms providing services in their respective practice areas on an as-needed basis, and to transfer $900,000 from Program Reserve to the legal services budget. 

17. Presentation on the execution of a lease agreement with Venga, Inc, a California corporation (d/b/a Venga Empandas) for about 691 square feet of commercial/retail space on the ground level of the new transit center (space number 123) for a 10 year term, consistent with the Board’s Retail Leasing Policy.

18. Authorizing the Executive Director to complete negotiations and execute a lease agreement with PD Transbay LLC, a California limited liability company (d/b/a Per Diem) for about 3,050 square feet of commercial/retail space on the ground level of the new transit center (space number 131) for a 15 year term. 

19. Authorizing the Executive Director to transfer $15 million from Program Reserve to replenish the construction contingency and cover additional administrative overhead, interest payments, and extended construction administration services with no change to the Phase 1 construction estimate-at-completion, which would remain $2.159 billion. 

20. Authorizing the Executive Director to execute an amendment to Agreement No. 03-02-DTX ENGR-002, Engineering Design Services for Caltrain Downtown Extension Project Term 3 (2017–2019) with Parsons Transportation Group to extend the Term 3 Agreement to December 31, 2019; increase the contract amount by $14,820,000 for a total not-to-exceed contract amount of $22,300,000 to allow Parsons to continue engineering services to complete the 30% design; and amend the Key Personnel.

21. Approving the Minutes of the July 12, 2018 meeting

 

 

 

 

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