Board - May 22, 2018


Meeting Notice

Date: Tuesday, May 22, 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 May 8, 2018 Meeting – ACTION*  minutes

5. [Final Approval] State and Federal Legislation Update – ACTION*  resolution

Support: Proposition 69, Assembly Bill (AB) 2304 (Holden) and AB 2363 (Friedman)

Oppose: AB 2989 (Flora)

6. [Final Approval] Approve San Francisco’s Lifeline Transportation Program Cycle 5 Program of Projects – ACTION*  resolution

7. [Final Approval] Allocate $2,376,680 in Prop K Sales Tax Funds and $655,000 in Prop AA Vehicle Registration Fee Funds for Three Requests, with Conditions – ACTION*  resolution  enclosure

Projects: (SFMTA) Contract 34 Signal Modifications – Additional Funds ($1,218,680), Arguello Signal Upgrades ($775,000) and Business Relocation Transportation Demand Management ($383,000); Arguello Signal Upgrades ($655,000)

8. [Final Approval] Adopt the Vision Zero Ramp Intersection Study Phase 1 [NTIP Planning] Final Report – ACTION*  resolution  enclosure

9. [Final Approval] Adopt the 2019 Prop K Strategic Plan Baseline – ACTION*  resolution  enclosure

End of Consent Agenda

10. Update on the Rail Alignment and Benefits (RAB) Study– INFORMATION*  presentation

11. Update on San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s Wheelchair Accessible Taxi Incentive Program and Enhanced Shop-a-Round and Van Gogh Recreational Shuttle Service Program – INFORMATION  presentation

SFMTA staff will address requests for more information and questions raised about the two subject paratransit projects which are included on the contingency list for Lifeline Transportation Program Cycle 5 funds (see agenda item 6 for more information).   Pending satisfactorily addressing the Board’s questions, in July, the SFMTA anticipates seeking allocation of Prop K funds and programming of cost savings from previously funded Lifeline projects, to allow the two projects to advance.

12. Internal Accounting Report, Investment Report, and Debt Expenditure Report for the Nine Months Ending March 31, 2018 – INFORMATION*  memo

Other Items

13. 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.

14. Public Comment

15. 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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