San Francisco County Transportation Authority - December 13, 2011

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Meeting Notice

Date:                       11:00 a.m., Tuesday, December13, 2011
Location:                 Legislative Chamber, Room 250, City Hall
Commissioners:    Mirkarimi (Chair), Campos (Vice Chair), Avalos, Chiu, Chu, Cohen, Elsbernd, Farrell, Kim, Mar and Wiener
                 Erika Cheng


1.                  Roll Call

2.                  Approval of Minutes of November 15, 2011 Meeting - ACTION* attachment

3.                  Chair's Report - INFORMATION

4.                  Executive Director's Report - INFORMATION

Recommendations from the Finance Committee

5.                  Accept the Audit Report for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2011 - ACTION* attachment

6.                  Authorize the Executive Director to Execute a Memorandum of Agreement with the Treasure Island Development Authority, in an Amount Not to Exceed $100,000, for the Fiscal Year 2011/12 Operating Budget and Work Plan to Initiate Implementation of the Treasure Island Transportation Program and Authorize the Executive Director to Negotiate the Agreement Terms and Conditions - ACTION* attachment

7.                  Increase the Amount of the Legal Services Contract with Nossaman LLP by $330,000, to a Total Amount Not To Exceed $960,000, to Provide General Legal Counsel Services and Authorize the Executive Director to Modify Contract Terms and Conditions - ACTION* attachment

Recommendations from the Plans and Programs Committee

8.                  Allocate $345,000 in Prop K Funds, with Conditions, to the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency for Balboa Park Fast Track Intermodal Improvements and Appropriate $65,600 in Prop K Funds, with Conditions, for the Balboa Park Station Area Circulation Study, Subject to the Attached Fiscal Year Cash Flow Distribution Schedules - ACTION* attachment

9.                  Allocate $4,088,713 in Prop K Funds, with Conditions, to the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency for Five Projects, $124,758 in Prop K Funds, with Conditions, to the Department of the Environment for One Project and $179,000 in Prop K Funds to the Department of Public Works for One Project, Subject to the Attached Fiscal Year Cash Flow Distribution Schedules; and Amend the Traffic Calming 5-Year Prioritization Program - ACTION* attachment   enclosure

10.              Certify the Final Environmental Impact Report Pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act; Approve Findings of Fact; Approve Statement of Overriding Considerations; and Adopt the Avoidance, Minimization and Mitigation Monitoring Plan for the Yerba Buena Island Ramps Improvement Project - ACTION* attachment  Final EIR/EIS

11.              Approve Alternative 2B as the Preferred Alternative for the Yerba Buena Island Ramps Improvement Project - ACTION* attachment

12.              Approve the 2011 San Francisco Congestion Management Program - ACTION* attachment   enclosure A   enclosure B

Other Items

13.              Introduction of New Items - INFORMATION

            During this segment of the meeting, Board members may make comments on items not specifically listed above, or introduce or request items for future consideration.

14.              Public Comment

15.              Adjournment



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