Board Meeting - December 8, 2022
TRANSBAY JOINT POWERS AUTHORITY
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Thursday, December 8, 2022
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 416
San Francisco, CA
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Jeff Gee, Chair
Rafael Mandelman, Vice Chair
Dina El-Tawansy (ex-officio)
Adam Van de Water
425 Mission Street, Suite 250
San Francisco, California 94105
This meeting will be held in person at the location listed above. Members of the public may attend the meeting to observe and provide public comment at the physical location listed above or may watch on SF Cable Channel 78, 28 or 99 (depending on your provider) or may visit the SFGovTV website (www.sfgovtv.org) to stream the live meeting or may watch them on demand.
Members of the public may comment on the meeting during public comment periods in person or remotely. In-person public comment will be taken first; remote public comment will be taken after.
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ACCESSIBLE MEETING POLICY
The Transbay Joint Powers Authority Board of Directors meeting will be held in-person at City Hall, Room 416, at 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, San Francisco, CA.
To obtain a disability-related accommodation, including auxiliary aids or services, or to obtain meeting materials in an alternative format, please contact the Board Secretary at 415.597.4620 or firstname.lastname@example.org, at least 72 hours prior to the meeting. Written reports or background materials for calendar items are available online at www.tjpa.org and may be inspected and copied at the TJPA’s offices at the address noted above. These materials may be available in alternative formats; please contact the Board Secretary at 415.597.4620 or email@example.com at least 72 hours in advance of the meeting. Late requests will be honored if possible.
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Si necesita usar los servicios de un intérprete de idioma, comuníquese con TJPA llamando al 415.597.4620 o en email@example.com. Solicitamos un aviso previo de tres días hábiles para atender su solicitud.
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9:30 – REGULAR MEETING
ORDER OF BUSINESS
1. Call to Order
2. Roll Call
4. Board of Director’s New and Old Business
7. Public Comment
Members of the public may address the Authority on matters that are within the Authority's jurisdiction and are not on today's calendar.
THE FOLLOWING MATTERS BEFORE THE TRANSBAY JOINT POWERS AUTHORITY ARE RECOMMENDED FOR ACTION AS STATED BY THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OR THE CHAIR.
8. All matters listed hereunder constitute a Consent Calendar, are considered to be routine by the Transbay Joint Powers Authority, and will be acted upon by a single vote. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a member of the Board or the public so requests, in which event the matter shall be removed from the Consent Calendar and considered as a separate item.
(8.1) Approving the Minutes of the November 10, 2022 meeting.
(8.2) Approving the continued use of teleconferencing technologies for COVID-related health reasons for meetings of the legislative bodies of the TJPA pursuant to the provisions of Assembly Bill (AB) 361.
(8.3) Authorizing the Executive Director to execute a second amendment to the lease agreement with Poke House, Inc. for commercial/retail space in suite 127 on the first floor of the transit center, consistent with the previously adopted Retail/Commercial Leasing Strategy to Address COVID-19 Impacts to tenancies.
(8.4) Authorizing the Executive Director to execute a fourth amendment to the lease agreement with Transbay Fitness, Inc. for commercial/retail space in suites 208 and 212 on the second floor of the transit center, consistent with the previously adopted Retail/Commercial Leasing Strategy to Address COVID-19 Impacts to tenancies.
(8.5) Authorizing the Executive Director to execute a first amendment to the lease agreement with Barebottle Brewing Company, Inc. for an additional tenant improvement allowance of $117,185 for commercial/retail space number P-02 in TJPA’s Salesforce Park.
9. Presentation of the audited Annual Financial Report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2022.
10. Approving a Resolution of Appreciation and adopting a resolution appointing Dennis Turchon, Senior Construction Manager for Phase 1 of the Transbay Program, as a Retired Annuitant to fill the critically needed position related to Phase 1 construction closeout and approve amendments to the TJPA Pay Schedule for all employees to align with the recent cost-of-living adjustment.
11. Authorizing the Executive Director to execute Amendment No. 3 to the Professional Services Agreement with the law firm Seyfarth Shaw, LLP to provide legal services related to Phase 1 construction close-out, increasing the total amount of the contract by $4,000,000 for a not-to-exceed amount of $12,400,000; making an associated transfer of $4,000,000 from Phase 1 Program Reserves; and making a $20,570,000 amendment to the FY22-23 Capital Budget for Phase 1 to accommodate the contemplated legal services and recent, reasonably anticipated claims settlements, but with no change to the overall Phase 1 Program Budget.
12. San Francisco Peninsula Rail Program Executive Steering Committee Update and status of the Downtown Rail Extension Workplan schedule.
13. Approving the Downtown Rail Extension Rebranding Plan consisting of a new name, marks, and tagline as approved for recommendation by the Executive Steering Committee under the terms of the San Francisco Peninsula Rail Program Memorandum of Understanding.
The Ethics Commission of the City and County of San Francisco has asked us to remind individuals that influence or attempt to influence local legislative or administrative action may be required by the San Francisco Lobbyist Ordinance [Campaign and Gov't Conduct Code, Article II, Chapter 1, § 2.100, et seq.] to register and report lobbying activity. For more information about the Lobbyist Ordinance, please contact the Ethics Commission at 25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 220, San Francisco, CA 94102, telephone (415) 252-3100, fax (415) 252-3112 and web site: www.sfethics.org.