Legislative Chamber, Room 250, City Hall

Commissioners: Peskin (Chair), Mandelman (Vice Chair), Fewer, Haney, Mar, Preston, Ronen, Safai, Stefani, Walton and Yee

Clerk: Alberto Quintanilla


  1. Roll Call
  2. Chair’s Report – INFORMATION
  3. Executive Director’s Report – INFORMATION

Consent Agenda

  1. Approve the Minutes of the December 10, 2019 Meeting – ACTION*
  2. [Final Approval] Allocate $1,519,125, with Conditions, and Appropriate $110,875 in Prop K Sales Tax Funds for 3 Requests – ACTION*
    Projects: (SFMTA) New Castro Station Elevator ($1,500,000) and Alemany Realignment Study [NTIP Planning] ($19,125); (SFCTA) Alemany Realignment Study [NTIP Planning] ($80,875) and D10 15-Third Street Bus Study [NTIP Planning] ($30,000)
  3. [Final Approval] Approve the Participatory Budgeting Program of Projects Identified Through the Bayview Community Based Transportation Plan Process – ACTION*
  4. [Final Approval] Approve the 2019 San Francisco Congestion Management Program – ACTION*
  5. [Final Approval] Accept the Audit Report for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2019 – ACTION*
  6. [Final Approval] Approve the Revised Debt Policy and Ratifying the Investment Policy – ACTION*

Regular Agenda

  1. [Final Approval] Allocate $3,330,000 in Prop K Sales Tax Funds, with Conditions, to San Francisco Public Works for Better Market Street 5th to 8th Street Design and Bikeway Pilot – ACTION*
  2. [Final Approval on First Appearance] Adopt an Oppose Unless Amended Position on Senate Bill 50 (Wiener) to Incorporate Transit Impact Mitigation Provisions – ACTION*
    At the December 10, 2019 Transportation Authority Board meeting, Commissioner Mar requested a resolution on the transit impacts of Senate Bill 50 (Wiener), with mitigation options to expand transit service in conjunction with new developments through incentives and creative multi-source funding strategies.

Items from the Personnel Committee

  1. [Final Approval] Adopt a Rail Program Manager Job Classification and Revised Organization Chart – ACTION*
  2. [Final Approval] [CLOSED SESSION] Evaluation of Public Employee Performance and Recommend Approval of the Executive Director’s Performance Objectives for 2020 – ACTION*
    The Transportation Authority will 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.
  3. [Final Approval] Adopt the Revised Salary Structure, Amendment of the Existing Employment Agreement and Setting the Annual Compensation for the Executive Director for 2020 – ACTION*
    Per the Administrative Code, the Transportation Authority shall fix the compensation of the Executive Director. The Personnel Committee will consider the Executive Director’s performance, amend the existing employment agreement, and recommend the Executive Director’s compensation for 2020.

Other Items

  1. 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.
  2. Public Comment
  3. 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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