CAC Meeting – August 8, 2023

Recording of Meeting



Tuesday, August 8, 2023

TJPA Office
425 Mission Street, Suite 250
San Francisco, CA
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.


Brian Larkin, Chair
Brian Shaw, Vice Chair

Paul Bendix Pedro Mendez Mark O’Dell
Richard Burnett Mark Monte Natasha Paterson
Gabriel Chan Martin Munoz Andrew Robinson
Charles Lavery Anthony Nachor Eric Schatmeier
Executive Director              Staff Liaison CAC Secretary
Adam Van de Water Lily Madjus Wu Herschell Larrick



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. Additionally, as a courtesy, members of the public may watch live online using the link below:

Members of the public attending the meeting in person may comment on the meeting during public comment periods. TJPA also plans to provide a call-in line for remote public comment at the meeting. The call-in line is provided as a courtesy and its availability may be disrupted due to technical difficulties or otherwise. In-person public comment will be taken first; remote public comment will be taken after.

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1. Call to Order

2. Staff Report (10 minutes)

3. Approval of Meeting Minutes: July 11, 2023

4. Contract Security Quarterly Report (10 minutes)

5. Facility Operations Update (10 minutes)

6. Presentation of updated Downtown Rail Extension Project Scope, Project Schedule, and 20-Year Financial Plan including Capital Cost Estimate and Capital Funding Plan to be submitted to the Federal Transit Administration for entry into the Engineering Phase of the Capital Investment Grants– New Starts process (20 minutes)

7. Presentation of the Governance Blueprint for the Downtown Rail Extension, now also known as The Portal, as recommended by the Executive Steering Committee under the terms of the San Francisco Peninsula Rail Program Memorandum of Understanding with the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, the San Francisco County Transportation Authority, the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board, the California High-Speed Rail Authority, and the City and County of San Francisco Mayor’s Office (20 minutes)

8. Downtown Rail Extension Workplan Schedule Update (5 minutes)

9. Public Comment

10.  CAC Member Comments & Future Agenda Requests

11.  Adjourn


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