Board Meeting – December 9, 2021

TRANSBAY JOINT POWERS AUTHORITY
BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 NOTICE OF MEETING AND CALENDAR

Thursday, December 9, 2021

REGULAR MEETING
9:30 a.m.

WATCH LIVE ON SFGOVTV: www.sfgovtv.org/tjpa

PUBLIC COMMENT CALL-IN: 1-855-282-6330Access Code: 2558 848 7814

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 Assembly Bill (“AB”) 361 (Rivas, Chapter 165, Statutes of 2021) and its amendments to California Public Resources Code Section 54953(e), this meeting will be held exclusively via teleconference participation of a quorum of Board members in locations not open to the public. This meeting is being held during a proclaimed state of emergency, and state and local officials have imposed or recommended measures to promote social distancing, while allowing the public to observe and address the Board.

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Jeff Gee, Chair
Rafael Mandelman, Vice Chair
Elaine Forbes
Alicia John-Baptiste
Boris Lipkin
Diane Shaw
Jeffrey Tumlin
Dina El-Tawansy (ex-officio)

Interim Executive Director
Nila Gonzales

Interim Secretary
Donald Pollitt II

 

REMOTE MEETING ACCESS

WATCH LIVE ON SFGOVTV: www.sfgovtv.org/tjpa

PUBLIC COMMENT CALL-IN: 1-855-282-6330Access Code: 2558 848 7814

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 two 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 TJPA at 415.597.4620 or info@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 the TJPA at 415.597.4620 or info@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

 

 

9:30 – 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

  • Legislative Update
  • Quarterly Financial Reports
  • Facility Operations Update

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 INTERIM 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 November 18, 2021 Special meeting.

(8.2)    Approving the continued use of teleconferencing technologies for meetings of the legislative bodies of the TJPA pursuant to the provisions of Assembly Bill 361.

 

REGULAR CALENDAR

9.  Appointing Adam Van de Water to the position of Executive Director of the TJPA effective January 4, 2022, authorizing the Chair of the Board of Directors to execute an employment agreement with Mr. Van de Water and approving an amendment to the Pay Schedule.

10.  Approving a Resolution of Appreciation for Interim Executive Director Nila Gonzales.

11.  Presentation of the audited Annual Financial Report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2021.

12.  San Francisco Peninsula Rail Program Executive Steering Committee Update.

13.  Presentation of the Downtown Rail Extension Project Status Report and Plan for 2022.

RECESS REGULAR MEETING AND CONVENE CLOSED SESSION

CLOSED SESSION

14.  Call to Order

15.  Roll Call

16.  CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS (Gov. Code Section 54956.8)

Property: Parcel F development site (APN 3721-016, 3721-135, 3721-136, 3721-138) and
Salesforce Transit Center site (APN 3719-003, 3720-010, 3720-011, 3721-006, 3721-124, 3721-134, 3721-137)

TJPA negotiators: Nila Gonzales, Interim Executive Director, and Andrew Schwartz, Shute, Mihaly & Weinberger LLP, outside counsel
Negotiating parties: F4 Transbay Partners LLC
Under negotiation: Price and terms of payment for easement

 

ADJOURN CLOSED SESSION AND RECONVENE REGULAR MEETING

17.  Announcement of Closed Session.

 

ADJOURN

 

The Ethics Commission of the City and County of San Francisco has asked us to remind individuals that influence or attempt to influence local legislative or administrative action may be required by the San Francisco Lobbyist Ordinance [Campaign and Gov’t Conduct Code, Article II, Chapter 1, § 2.100, et seq.] to register and report lobbying activity.  For more information about the Lobbyist Ordinance, please contact the Ethics Commission at 25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 220, San Francisco, CA 94102, telephone (415) 252-3100, fax (415) 252-3124 and web site: www.sfethics.org.