Board - March 20, 2018


Meeting Notice

Date: Tuesday, March 20, 2018; 10:00 a.m.

Location: Legislative Chamber, Room 250, City Hall

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

Clerk: Alberto Quintanilla

1. Roll Call

2. Chair’s Report – INFORMATION

3. Executive Director’s Report – INFORMATION  report

Consent Agenda

4. Approve the Minutes of the March 13, 2018 Meeting – ACTION*  minutes

5. [Final Approval] Appoint John Larson to the Citizens Advisory Committee – ACTION *  resolution  enclosure

6. [Final Approval] Adopt Positions on State Legislation – ACTION*  resolution

Support: Assembly Bill (AB) 2865 (Chiu), AB 3059 (Bloom), AB 3124 (Bloom) and Senate Bill (SB) 1119 (Newman)

Oppose: Assembly Bill (AB) 2712 (Allen, Travis) and Senate Bill (SB) 1132 (Hill)

7. [Final Approval] Approve a One-Year Professional Services Contract with lowercase productions in an Amount Not to Exceed $150,000 for the Redesign and Upgrade of the Transportation Authority’s Website – ACTION*  resolution

8. [Final Approval] Allocate $8,795,721 in Prop K Funds for Six Requests, with Conditions – ACTION*  resolution   enclosure 

Projects: (SFMTA) Cable Car Pulley Rebuild ($280,999); 19th Avenue Complete Streets ($425,000); New Traffic Signals (Contract 64) ($5,289,722); Intelligent Transportation Systems - Variable Message Signs ($1,000,000); Intelligent Transportation Systems - Traffic Camera Deployment ($1,200,000); and District 11 Near Term Traffic Calming [NTIP Capital] ($600,000)

9. [Final Approval] Authorize the Executive Director to Utilize the Construction Manager/General Contractor Delivery Method for the Yerba Buena Island Westside Bridges Retrofit Project –ACTION*  resolution

10. [Final Approval] Execute Contract Options for On-Call Legal and On-Call Transportation Planning Services in an Amount Not to Exceed $2,500,000 – ACTION*  resolution

Contracts: Nossaman LLP and Wendel, Rosen, Black & Dean LLP ($700,000); Arup North America, Ltd., Iteris, Inc., Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates, Stantec Consulting Services, Inc., and WSP ($1,800,000)

11. [Final Approval] Extend the Vision Zero Committee of the Transportation Authority for an Additional Two-Year Period – ACTION*  resolution

End of Consent Agenda

12. Update on the Adult School Crossing Guard Program – INFORMATION*  memo  presentation

13. Update on the Valencia Street Bikeway Implementation Plan [NTIP Planning] – INFORMATION*  memo  updated list of stakeholder interviews  presentation

Other Items

14. 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.

15. Public Comment

16. 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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