Board Meeting – August 18, 2020 (Special)

TRANSBAY JOINT POWERS AUTHORITY
BOARD OF DIRECTORS

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING AND CALENDAR

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

SPECIAL MEETING
9:00 a.m.

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Due to the COVID-19 health emergency, the Board’s Meeting Room in City Hall is closed.
Members of the public are encouraged to participate remotely.
Please see additional information on the next page for remote meeting access.

In compliance with the Governor’s Executive Order N-25-20 (March 12, 2020) as superseded by Order N-29-20 (March 17, 2020), this meeting will be held exclusively via teleconference participation of a quorum of Board members in locations not open to the public.  The purpose of the orders is to provide the safest environment for all persons consistent with San Francisco Department of Public Health Orders of the Health Officer and current public health recommendations, while allowing the public to observe and address the Board.

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Nadia Sesay, Chair
Jeff Gee, Vice Chair
Elaine Forbes
Matt Haney
Michael Hursh
Boris Lipkin
Jeffrey Tumlin
Tony Tavares (ex-officio)

Executive Director
Mark Zabaneh

Secretary
Nila Gonzales

 

REMOTE MEETING ACCESS

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Providing Public Comment

Ensure you are in a quiet location – Speak Clearly – Turn off any TVs or radios around you

1.  When prompted, “raise hand” to speak by pressing *3 (star, 3) to be added to the queue.

2.  Callers will hear silence when waiting for their turn to speak.

3.  When prompted, callers will have the standard three minutes to provide comment.

 

ACCESSIBLE MEETING POLICY

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, California Law, and the Governor’s Executive Orders, any individual with a disability may request reasonable modifications or accommodations so that they may observe and address the Board at this teleconference meeting. If you are disabled and require special accommodations to participate, please contact the Board Secretary 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 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

 

9:00 – SPECIAL 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.  Citizens Advisory Committee Update

7.  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

8.  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.

(8.1)     Approving the Minutes of the June 25, 2020 Special meeting.

(8.2)     Approving the Minutes of the August 5, 2020 Special meeting.

SPECIAL CALENDAR

9.  Authorizing the Executive Director to execute an Agreement for Purchase and Sale of Real Estate (PSA) between the TJPA and Successor Agency to the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency for the sale to Successor Agency of those portions of Transbay Blocks 2 and 3 previously acquired by the TJPA from private parties (Block 3739, Lots 002, 004, 006, and 007) (“Private Parcels”), and directing staff to proceed with execution of the PSA and with closing on the sale of the Private Parcels pursuant to the PSA.

10.  Update on Community Outreach regarding interim usage of former Temporary Terminal and potential direction relating to same.

11.  Authorizing the Executive Director to execute Professional Services Agreements for Legal Services with a bench of law firms, consisting of Shute, Mihaly & Weinberger; Renne Public Law Group; Nixon Peabody; Seyfarth Shaw; Meyers Nave; and Thompson Coburn to provide services in their respective practice areas on an as-needed basis for five year terms as long as the total compensation under all bench agreements does not exceed $11,000,000.

12.  San Francisco Peninsula Rail Program Executive Steering Committee (ESC) Update.

13.  Approving the ESC’s recommendation of Stephen Polechronis of URS/AECOM as the Interim Project Director for the Downtown Rail Extension.

14. Approving a Resolution of Appreciation for Executive Director Mark Zabaneh.

RECESS SPECIAL MEETING AND CONVENE CLOSED SESSION

CLOSED SESSION

15.  Call to Order

16.  Roll Call

17. PUBLIC EMPLOYEE APPOINTMENT (Government Code 54957)

Title: Interim Executive Director and other interim officer positions as needed

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

Property: 425 Mission Street, space # 216, 218, 220
Agency negotiators: Mark Zabaneh, Executive Director; John Updike, Facility Director Negotiating parties: Onsite Dental, LLC
Under negotiation: Price and terms of payment for retail lease in the transit center

Property: 425 Mission Street, space # 103, 143
Agency negotiators: Mark Zabaneh, Executive Director and John Updike, Facility Director Negotiating parties: Philz Coffee, Inc.
Under negotiation: Price and terms of payment for retail lease in the transit center

Property: 425 Mission Street, space # 123
Agency negotiators: Mark Zabaneh, Executive Director; John Updike, Facility Director Negotiating parties: Venga, Inc.
Under negotiation: Price and terms of payment for retail lease in the transit center

Property: 425 Mission Street, space # 207, 208, 212
Agency negotiators: Mark Zabaneh, Executive Director; John Updike, Facility Director Negotiating parties: Transbay Fitness, Inc.
Under negotiation: Price and terms of payment for retail lease in the transit center

Property: 425 Mission Street, space # 141
Agency negotiators: Mark Zabaneh, Executive Director; John Updike, Facility Director Negotiating parties: Foundation Food Services, Inc.
Under negotiation: Price and terms of payment for retail lease in the transit center

Property: 425 Mission Street, space # P-01
Agency negotiators: Mark Zabaneh, Executive Director; John Updike, Facility Director Negotiating parties: JSSK One, LLC
Under negotiation: Price and terms of payment for retail lease in the transit center

ADJOURN CLOSED SESSION AND RECONVENE SPECIAL MEETING

19.  Announcement of Closed Session.

ADJOURN