San Francisco County Transportation Authority - July 19, 2011

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Meeting Notice

Date:                       11:00 a.m., Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Location:                 Legislative Chamber, Room 250, City Hall
Commissioners:    Mirkarimi (Chair), Campos (Vice Chair), Avalos, Chiu, Chu, Cohen, Elsbernd, Farrell, Kim, Mar and Wiener
                 Erika Cheng

1.                  Roll Call

2.                  Approve the Minutes of June 28, 2011 Meeting - ACTION* attachment

3.                  Chair's Report - INFORMATION

4.                  Executive Director's Report - INFORMATION

Recommendations from the Finance Committee

5.                  Award Two-Year Consultant Contracts to Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates, Fehr & Peers, and Dowling Associates, Inc., in a Combined Total Not to Exceed $400,000, for Travel Demand Management Professional Services, with  an Option to Extend for One Additional Year, and Authorize the Executive Director to Negotiate Contract Terms and Conditions - ACTION* attachment

6.                  Authorize the Executive Director to Negotiate and Execute Annual Contract Renewals with City and County of San Francisco Departments and Exercise Contract Options for On-Call Modeling Services, in an Amount Not to Exceed $297,536 - ACTION* attachment

7.                  Authorize the Executive Director to Exercise the Second One-Year Option of the Professional Services Contract with Cordoba/Zurinaga Joint Venture by $1,000,000, to a Total Amount Not to Exceed $4,574,000, to Provide On-Call Project Management and Oversight Services and Authorize the Executive Director to Negotiate the Contract Terms and Conditions - ACTION* attachment

8.                  Adopt Positions on State and Federal Legislation - ACTION* attachment

Recommendations from the Plans and Programs Committee

9.                  Reappoint Rosie West to the Citizens Advisory Committee - ACTION* attachment

10.              Allocate $270,819 in Prop K Funds, with Conditions, to the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency for One Project and $1,275,900 in Prop K Funds, with Conditions, to the Department of Public Works for Two Projects, Subject to the Attached Fiscal Year Cash Flow Distribution Schedules, and Amend the Relevant 5-Year Prioritization Program for Curb Ramps - ACTION* attachment

11.              Allocate Up to $57,213,174 in Prop K Funds, With Conditions, to the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency for the Central Subway Tunnel Boring Machines and Tunnel Boring Launch Box, Subject to the Attached Fiscal Year Cash Flow Distribution Schedule and Amend the 2009 Prop K Strategic Plan - ACTION* attachment

12.              Amend the Prop K 5-Year Prioritization Program for Signals and Signs Maintenance and Renovation - ACTION* attachment

Other Items

13.              Introduction of New Items - INFORMATION

            During this segment of the meeting, Board members may make comments on items not specifically listed above, or introduce or request items for future consideration.

14.              Public Comment

15.              Adjournment

* Materials Attached



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