Board Meeting – November 12, 2020

TRANSBAY JOINT POWERS AUTHORITY
BOARD OF DIRECTORS

NOTICE OF MEETING AND CALENDAR

Thursday, November 12, 2020

REGULAR MEETING
9:30 a.m.

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PUBLIC COMMENT CALL-IN: 1-855-282-6330Access Code: 126 698 0794

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In compliance with the Governor’s Executive Order N-25-20 (March 12, 2020) as superseded by Order N-29-20 (March 17, 2020), this meeting will be held exclusively via teleconference participation of a quorum of Board members in locations not open to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)

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: 126 698 0794

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 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

  • Facility Operations Update
  • Project Labor Agreement Quarterly 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 September 10, 2020 meeting.

(8.2)     Authorizing the Interim Executive Director to execute an amendment to extend the agreement for State Advocacy Services with Townsend Public Affairs, Inc. for one year at the rate of $111,000.

REGULAR CALENDAR

9.  Authorizing the Interim Executive Director to execute a professional services agreement with Sage Method, Inc. for Program Management Information System (PMIS) software services for the Downtown Rail Extension for a four-year term, with an option to extend the term for two additional three-year periods, and an amount not to exceed $556,200.

10.  Authorizing the Interim Executive Director to execute a professional services agreement with Parsons Transportation Group, Inc. for General Engineering Consultant services for the Downtown Rail Extension for a four-year term, with an option to extend the term for two additional three-year periods, and an amount not to exceed $25,000,000.

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

12.  Approving a Resolution of Appreciation for Chair Nadia Sesay.

 

RECESS REGULAR MEETING AND CONVENE CLOSED SESSION

CLOSED SESSION

13.  Call to Order

14.  Roll Call

15.  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

16.  Announcement of Closed Session.

ADJOURN