Board - December 5, 2017


Meeting Notice

Date: Tuesday, December 5, 2017; 10:00 a.m.

Location: Legislative Chamber, Room 250, City Hall

Commissioners: Peskin (Chair), Tang (Vice Chair), Breed, Cohen, Farrell, Fewer, Kim, Ronen, Safai, Sheehy and Yee

Clerk: Alberto Quintanilla

1. Roll Call

2. Citizens Advisory Committee Report – INFORMATION*  CAC minutes

Consent Agenda

3. Approve the Minutes of the November 14, 2017 Meeting – ACTION*  minutes

4. [Final Approval] Allocate $2,941,939 in Prop K Sales Tax Funds for Five Requests, with Conditions – ACTION*  resolution  enclosure

Projects: (SFMTA) Upgrade Life and Fire Safety Systems ($1,837,137); Valencia Street Bikeway Implementation Plan [NTIP Planning] ($145,000); Youth Bicycle Safety Education Classes ($117,243); Bike to Work Day 2018 ($38,475); (SFPW) Curb Ramps ($804,084)

5. [Final Approval] Award Three-Year Professional Services Contracts, with an Option to extend for Two Additional One-Year Periods, to WSP USA and Resource Systems Group, Inc. in a Combined Amount Not to Exceed $400,000 for On-Call Modeling Services – ACTION*  resolution

Regular Agenda

6. Appointment of Two Members to the Citizens Advisory Committee – INFORMATION*  resolution  enclosure

7. Update on the San Francisco Freeway Corridor Management System Study – INFORMATION*  memo  presentation

8. Allocate $3,652,500 in Prop K Funds for Three Requests, with Conditions, and Appropriation of $200,000 in Prop K Funds for One Request – ACTION*  resolution  enclosure  presentation

Projects: (SFMTA) Manual Trolley Switch System Replacement Phase I ($602,500); Gough Corridor Signal Upgrade ($2,900,000); Bicycle Facility Maintenance ($150,000); (SFCTA) Freeway Corridor Management Study Pre-Environmental ($200,000)

9. Approve Programming of $6.08 Million (Estimated) in Local Partnership Program (LPP) Formulaic Program Funds to Three San Francisco Public Works Street Resurfacing Projects, and Approve a Fund Exchange of $4.1 million in LPP Funds with an Equivalent Amount of Prop K Funds for the US 101/I-280 Managed Lanes LPP Fund Exchange Project, with Conditions – ACTION*  resolution  presentation 

10. Approve the 2017 San Francisco Congestion Management Program – ACTION*  resolution  enclosure A  enclosure B  presentation

11. Approve the 2018 State and Federal Legislative Program – ACTION*  resolution

12. Accept the Audit Report for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2017 – ACTION*  resolution  enclosure

13. Progress Report for Van Ness Bus Rapid Transit – INFORMATION*  memo  presentation

Items from the Personnel Committee

14. [Final Approval] [POTENTIAL CLOSED SESSION] Evaluation of Public Employee Performance and Approve the Executive Director’s Performance Objectives for 2018 – ACTION*  resolution

The Transportation Authority may hold a closed session under California Government Code 54957 concerning the evaluation of the performance of the Executive Director.

OPEN SESSION: After the closed session, the Chair shall report the vote taken on motion(s) made in the closed session, if any.

15. [Final Approval] Set Annual Compensation for the Executive Director for 2018 – ACTION*  resolution

Other Items

16. Introduction of New Items – INFORMATION

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

17. Public Comment

18. Adjournment

*Additional Materials


Items considered for final approval by the Board shall be noticed as such with [Final Approval] preceding the item title.

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