Board - November 27, 2018


Meeting Notice

Date: Tuesday, November 27, 2018; 10:00 a.m.

Location: Legislative Chamber, Room 250, City Hall

Commissioners: Peskin (Chair), Tang (Vice Chair), Brown, Cohen, Fewer, Kim, Mandelman, Ronen, Safai, 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 November 13, 2018 Meeting – ACTION*  minutes

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

6. [Final Approval] Allocate $8,731,019 in Prop K Sales Tax Funds for Eleven Requests, with Conditions, and Approve of $200,000 in Prop K Sales Tax Funds for One Request – ACTION*  resolution  enclosure

Projects: (PCJPB) Tunnels 1 & 4 Track and Drainage Rehabilitation ($1,300,000), Revenue Vehicle Rehabilitation ($3,807,115), Ticket Vending Machine Rehab Program ($218,485), SF Station Enhancements and Renovations ($200,000), Systemwide Track Rehabilitation ($1,100,000), Railroad Communications State of Good Repair ($106,400), Signal System State of Good Repair ($60,000), Guadalupe River Bridge Replacement and Extension ($600,000) and Marin Street and Napoleon Avenue Bridges Rehabilitation ($108,000); (SFMTA) Replace 35 Paratransit Vans ($931,019) and New Traffic Signals Contract 65 ($300,000); (SFCTA) TSP Evaluation Tool ($200,000)

7. [Final Approval] Adopt 18 2019 Prop K 5-Year Prioritization Programs (5YPPs), with Conditions, Amend 16 2014 5YPPs, Approve a Fund Exchange and Amend the 2017 Prop AA Strategic Plan to Provide $2,064,919 to the Bus Stop Enhancement Project, and Approve Two Prop K Fund Exchanges to Help Backfill the Regional Improvement Program Shortfall for the Central Subway – ACTION*  resolution

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

9. [Final Approval] Adopt the Final Freeway Corridor Management Study Phase 2 Report, Authorize the Executive Director to Amend Cooperative Agreement No. 04-2647 with the California Department of Transportation for the U.S. 101/I-280 Managed Lanes for an Additional $152,000 in a Total Amount Not to Exceed $227,000, and Approve a Prop K/Local Partnership Program Fund Exchange in Prop K Funds for the U.S. 101/I-280 Managed Lanes Project – ACTION*  resolution  draft report

10. [Final Approval] Award a Two-Year Professional Services Contract with MSA Design & Consulting, Inc. in an Amount Not to Exceed $420,000 for Planning and Technical Services for the ConnectSF Streets and Freeways Study – ACTION*  resolution

11. [Final Approval] Award a Two-Year Professional Services Contract, with Options to Extend for Three Additional One-Year Periods, to SPTJ Consulting in an Amount Not to Exceed $480,000 for Computer Network and Maintenance Services – ACTION*  resolution

End of Consent Agenda

12. Update on the Independent Analysis and Oversight Services with Sjoberg Evashenk Consulting, Inc – INFORMATION*  memo  

Chair Peskin called for the Board to enter into a contract for independent analysis and oversight services as a means of supporting Transportation Authority Commissioners and their staffs in assessing the agency’s effectiveness and efficiency in achieving its mission with a focus on three functional areas of the agency’s operations: 1) Prop K Capital Program Administration; 2) Budget Review and Analysis; and 3) Prop K Sponsor Reimbursements. In July 2018, the consultants presented their recommendations to the Board. At the November 27 Board meeting, we are providing an update on how we are following up on the recommendations.

13. Regional Measure 3 Implementation Update – INFORMATION*  memo  presentation

14. Internal Accounting Report, Investment Report, and Debt Expenditure Report for the Three Months Ending September 30, 2018 – INFORMATION*  memo

Other Items

15. 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.

16. Public Comment

17. 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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