CAC Meeting – May 11, 2021



Tuesday, May 11, 2021
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.


PUBLIC COMMENT CALL-IN: 1-855-282-6330 — Access Code: 182 348 3212

Due to the COVID-19 health emergency, the Citizens Advisory Committee Meeting Room 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In compliance with the Governor’s Executive Order N-25-20 (March 12, 2020) as superseded by Order N-29-20 (March 17, 2020), this meeting will be held exclusively via teleconference participation of a quorum of Committee members in locations not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 Committee.



Derrick Holt, Chair
Belal Aftab, Vice Chair

Dan Bell Brian Larkin Andrew Robinson
Richard Burnett Gloria Li Owen Stephens
Jackson Fahnestock Pedro Mendez Sally Stull
Claire Kostohryz Mark O’Dell Howard Wong
Bob Planthold
Interim Executive Director Staff Liaison CAC Secretary
Nila Gonzales Lily Madjus Wu Donald Pollitt II



PUBLIC COMMENT CALL-IN: 1-855-282-6330 Access Code: 182 348 3212

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.



1.  Call to Order

2.  Staff Report (5 minutes)

3.  Approval of Meeting Minutes: April 6, 2021

4.  Presentation by California High Speed Rail Authority on Revised Business Plan 2020 and Project Updates (20 minutes)

5.  Presentation of draft budgets for Fiscal Year 2021-2022 (FY 21-22) Operating Budget in the amount of $29,214,530 and FY 21-22 Capital Budget for Phase 1, Phase 2, and Tenant Improvements in an amount of $72,340,666 and FY 21-22 Debt Service Budget in the amount of $30,219,279 (20 minutes)

6.  Phase 2/Downtown Rail Extension (DTX) Update (20 minutes)

7.  Public Comment

8.  CAC Member Comments & Future Agenda Requests

9.  Adjourn


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 Citizens Advisory Committee at this teleconference meeting. If you are disabled and require special accommodations to participate, please contact the TJPA at 415.597.4620 or, 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 at least 72 hours in advance of need.  Written reports or background materials for calendar items are available online at

If you require the use of a language interpreter, please contact TJPA at 415.597.4620 or We require three working days’ notice to accommodate your request.

Si necesita usar los servicios de un intérprete de idioma, comuníquese con TJPA llamando al 415.597.4620 o en Solicitamos un aviso previo de tres días hábiles para atender su solicitud.


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