CAC Meeting – April 14, 2009



Tuesday, April 14, 2009

TJPA Offices
201 Mission Street, Suite 2100
San Francisco, CA
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.


Jim Lazarus, Chair
Karen Knowles-Pearce, Vice Chair
Adrian Brandt
Andrew Brooks
Richard Brooks
Michael Freeman
Peter Hartman
Adrienne Heim
Shawn Leonard
David Milton
Jane Morrison
Jul Lynn Parsons
Norm Rolfe

Executive Director

Maria Ayerdi-Kaplan

Staff Liaison

Robert Beck

CAC Secretary

Margie Cleland

  1. Call to Order (5 minutes)
  2. Approval of Amended Minutes of November 18, 2008 Meeting (5 minutes)
  3. Approval of Minutes of January 13, 2009 Meeting (5 minutes)
  4. Staff Report (10 minutes)
  5. Nomination and Election of Chair & Vice-Chair (20 minutes)
  6. DTX Update and American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (20 minutes)
  7. Schematic Design Update (20 minutes)
  8. Public Comment (5 minutes)
  9. CAC Member Comments & Future Agenda Requests
  10. Adjourn

The Transbay Joint Powers Authority Citizens Advisory 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; 14-Mission; 30X-Marina Express; 21-Hayes; 31-Balboa; 38 Geary; 20-Union; 41-Union; 2-Clement; 71-Haight; 9-San Bruno; 5-Fulton; 6-Parnassas; and 10-Townsend. For information about MUNI accessible services call 673-MUNI 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. Calendars 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 calendar items are available for public inspection and copying at 201 Mission St. Suite 2100 during regular business hours.

The ringing of 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.

The Ethics Commission of the City and County of San Francisco has asked us to remind individuals and entities that influence or attempt to influence local legislative or administrative action may be required by the San Francisco Lobbyist Ordinance [SF Admin. Code Sections 16.520 -16.534] to register and report lobbying activity. For more information about the Lobbyist Ordinance, please contact the Ethics Commission at 1390 Market Street, Suite 801, San Francisco, CA 94102, telephone (415) 554-9510, fax (415) 554-8757 and web site: