Hearing Room, 1455 Market Street, Floor 22

Members: John Larson (Chair), David Klein (Vice Chair), Ranyee Chiang, Robert Gower, Jerry Levine, Stephanie Liu, Kevin Ortiz, Peter Tannen, Danielle Thoe, Sophia Tupuola, and Rachel Zack



  1. Call to Order
  2. Chair’s Report – INFORMATION
  3. Election of Chair and Vice Chair for 2020 – ACTION*
    As set forth in the CAC’s By-Laws, the terms of the CAC Chair and Vice-Chair expire in January of each year. An election is required to select the Chair and Vice Chair by a majority of the appointed CAC members. To be eligible for election to the Chair or Vice Chair positions, a CAC member must be nominated at the last meeting of the previous calendar year. At the November 20, 2019 meeting, John Larson was nominated for Chair and David Klein was nominated for Vice Chair. The statements of qualifications and objectives for John Larson and David Klein were submitted to the Clerk and are included as attachments to this item. The newly elected Chair and Vice Chair will immediately preside over the current meeting and the remaining 2020 meetings.

Consent Agenda

  1. Approve the Minutes of the November 20, 2019 Meeting – ACTION*
  2. Citizens Advisory Committee Appointment – INFORMATION
    The Board will consider recommending appointment of one member to the Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) at its February 11, 2020 meeting. The vacancy is the result of the term expiration of Peter Tannen (District 8 resident), who is seeking reappointment. Neither staff nor CAC members make recommendations regarding CAC appointments. CAC applications can be submitted through the Transportation Authority’s website at www.sfcta.org/cac.
  3. Internal Accounting Report, Investment Report, and Debt Expenditure Report for the Six Months Ending December 31, 2019 – INFORMATION*
  4. Audit Report for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2019 – INFORMATION*
    Under its Fiscal Policy (Resolution 18-07), the Transportation Authority’s financial records are to be audited annually by an independent, certified public accounting firm. The Transportation Authority Board approved the audits for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2019 at the December 17, 2019 Transportation Authority Board meeting. The item is on consent for the Citizen Advisory Committee’s reference.

End of Consent Agenda

  1. Adopt a Motion of Support for the Allocation of $5,832,072 in Prop K Sales Tax Funds for Seven Requests, with Conditions – ACTION*
    Projects: (SFMTA) Islais Creek Bridge Catenary Reconstruction ($1,032,072), Transit Signal Priority ($2,320,000), Traffic Sign Upgrades ($220,000), Traffic Signal Hardware ($330,000), Traffic Signal Visibility Upgrades - Phase 1 ($330,000), Traffic Signal Upgrade Contract 36 ($600,000) and Schools Engineering Program FY20 ($1,000,000)
  2. Adopt a Motion of Support for Approval of the 2020 State and Federal Legislative Program – ACTION*
  3. ITEM 11:
    Adopt a Motion of Support Authorizing the Executive Director to Execute Eight Project Delivery Agreements and Any Amendments Thereto with the California
    Department of Transportation for Receipt of State and Federal Funds for the Yerba Buena Island Westside Bridges Seismic Retrofit Project – ACTION*
  4. ITEM 12:
    Adopt a Motion of Support Authorizing the Executive Director to Amendment No. 5 to the Memorandum of Agreement with the Treasure Island Development
    Authority for Yerba Buena Island Vista Point Operation Services to Increase the Amount by $400,000, to a Total Amount Not to Exceed $1,995,000, and Extend
    the Agreement Through June 30, 2022 for Operations and Maintenance Services for the New Vista Point at Pier E2 – ACTION*
  5. Progress Report for Van Ness Avenue Bus Rapid Transit Project – INFORMATION*
  6. Update on Caltrans U.S. 101 Deck Replacement at Alemany Circle Project – INFORMATION*

Other Items

  1. Introduction of New Business – INFORMATION
    During this segment of the meeting, CAC members may make comments on items not specifically listed above, or introduce or request items for future
  2. Public Comment
  3. Adjournment
*Additional Materials
Next Meeting: February 26, 2020
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