Cost Review Committee Meeting – August 24, 2016



Wednesday, August 24, 2016

1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

TJPA Offices

201 Mission Street, Suite 2100
San Francisco, CA


City and County of San Francisco Controller
Executive Director of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission
Executive Director of the Transbay Joint Powers Authority

1.  Call to Order

2.  Discussion Item:
     Process for any Potential Proposed Future Program Budget Amendment

3.  Discussion Item:
     Process for any Proposed Fiscal Year Budgets and Amendments

4.  Discussion Item/Possible Action:
     Process for Contracts, Amendments and Change Orders above Threshold Amount and/or Funded by Interim Financing

5.  Discussion Item/Possible Action:
     Contracts or Contract Amendments that Require Concurrence or Recommendations from the Committee
          a.  Professional Service Contracts or Contract Amendments in Excess of $250,000
          b.  Construction Status and Change Orders in Excess of $250,000

6.  Discussion Item/Possible Action:
     Proposed Change to the Threshold Amount from $250,000 to $500,000 for Construction Contract Change Orders

7.  Discussion Item:
     Review and Discuss Process for Internal Controls and Audits

8.  Discussion Item/Possible Action:
     Determine Meeting Schedule and Potential Project Impacts

9.  Public Comment

10.  New Business
– Agenda for Next Meeting
∙  Pipeline Project Development Schedule
∙  Other

11.  Adjourn


The Transbay Transit Center Cost Review Committee meeting will be held at the Transbay Joint Powers Authority office at 201 Mission Street, Suite 2100, San Francisco, CA.  The closest accessible BART station is the Embarcadero Street Station at Beale 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 the Embarcadero Street Station; F- Market line; 2-Clement; 5-Fulton; 6-Parnassas; 9-San Bruno; 9L-San Bruno Limited; 14-Mission; 14L-Mission Limited; 14X-Mission Express; 21-Hayes; 30X-Marina Express; 31-Balboa; 38-Geary; 38-Geary Limited; 41-Union; 71-Haight; 71L-Haight Limited; 80X-Gateway Express; 82X-Caltrain Express  and 108–Treasure Island.  For information about MUNI services call 311 or view the MUNI map at

The meeting room is wheelchair accessible.  There is accessible parking available in the 201 Mission Street parking lot located directly behind the building.  The parking lot entrance is in the 200 block of Howard Street (between Beale and Main Street).

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 the TJPA at (415) 597-4620, at least 72 hours prior to the meeting.  Late requests will be honored if possible. Agenda and minutes of the meeting may be available in alternative formats; please contact the TJPA at (415) 597-4620 at least 72 hours in advance of need.  Written reports or background materials for agenda items are available for public inspection and copying at 201 Mission St. Suite 2100 during regular business hours and are available online at

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