MUNICIPAL TRANSPORTATION AGENCY
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
POLICY AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE
NOTICE OF MEETING AND CALENDAR
Tuesday, August 11, 2009
One South Van Ness Avenue, Seventh Floor
Union Square Conference Room
REGULAR MEETING AND CLOSED SESSION
Cameron Beach, Chairman
Shirley Breyer Black
Nathaniel P. Ford, Sr.
Accessible meeting policy - One South Van Ness Avenue
ORDER OF BUSINESS
1. Call to Order
2. Roll Call
3. Approval of Minutes
- June 10, 2009 Regular Meeting
4. Executive Director’s Report
5. Public Comment
Members of the public may address the Committee on matters that are within the Committee's
jurisdiction and are not on today's calendar.
6. Discussion of upcoming SFMTA Board/Parking Authority Commission items. (No explanatory documents.)
- Market Street traffic restrictions
- Implementation of budget-related service modifications
- Request for Proposals for a Parking Access and Revenue Control System
7. Discussion regarding the operation of the SFMTA Board of Directors/Parking Authority Commission.
- Claims delegation and format
8. Discussion and vote pursuant to Administrative Code Section 67.10(d) as to whether to conduct a closed session and invoke the attorney‑client privilege.
RECESS SPECIAL MEETING AND CONVENE CLOSED SESSION
9. Call to Order
10. Roll Call
11. Pursuant to Government Code Sections 54956.9, and Administrative Code Section 67.8 (a) (3) the Municipal Transportation Agency Board of Directors will meet in closed session to discuss attorney‑client matters in the following case:
CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL
__X__ As defendant _____ As plaintiff
ADJOURN CLOSED SESSION AND RECONVENE OPEN SESSION
12. Announcement of Closed Session.
13. Motion to disclose or not disclose the information discussed in closed session.
The Ethics Commission of the City and County of San Francisco has asked us to remind individuals and entities that influence or attempt to influence local legislative or administrative action may be required by the San Francisco Lobbyist Ordinance [S.F. Campaign and Governmental Conduct Code section 2.100 et seq.] to register and report lobbying activity. For more information about the Lobbyist Ordinance, please contact the Ethics Commission at 415.581.2300; fax: 415.581.2317; 25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 220, SF, CA 94102-6027 or the web site: sfgov.org/ethics.
ACCESSIBLE MEETING POLICY
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Policy and Governance Committee will meet at One South Van Ness Ave., Seventh Floor, San Francisco, CA. The closest accessible BART station is the Civic Center Station at United Nations Plaza and Market Street. Accessible Muni lines serving this location are: Muni Metro lines J Church, K Ingleside, L Taraval, M Ocean View, N Judah and T Third at Van Ness and Civic Center stations; F Market and Wharves Line; and the 47 Van Ness, 49 Mission/Van Ness, 6 Parnassus, 7 Haight, 21 Hayes; 9 San Bruno, and 71 Haight/Noriega bus routes. For information about Muni accessible services call 415.701.4485.
The meeting room is wheelchair accessible. There is accessible parking available within the Civic Center Underground Parking Garage at the corner of McAllister and Polk Streets, and within the Performing Arts Parking Garage at Grove and Franklin Streets.
To obtain a disability-related modification or accommodation, including auxiliary aids or services, to participate in the meeting; please contact Roberta Boomer at 415.701.4505, at least two business days prior to the meeting. Late requests will be honored if possible. Calendars and minutes of the meeting may be available in alternative formats; please contact Roberta Boomer at 415.701.4505 at least 72 hours in advance of need. Written reports or background materials for calendar items are available for public inspection and copying at One South Van Ness Avenue, Seventh Floor, during regular business hours and are available on-line at www.sfmta.com/board. Public comment will be taken on each item before or during consideration of the item.
To assist the City’s efforts to accommodate persons with severe allergies, environmental illnesses, multiple chemical sensitivity or related disabilities, attendees at public meetings are reminded that other attendees may be sensitive to various chemical based products. Please help the City to accommodate these individuals.
The ringing of and use of cell phones, pagers and similar sound-producing electronic devices are prohibited at this meeting. Please be advised that the Chairman may order the removal from the meeting room of any person(s) responsible for the ringing or use of a cell phone, pager, or other similar sound-producing electronic devices.
KNOW YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE SUNSHINE ORDINANCE
Government's duty is to serve the public, reaching its decision in full view of the public. Commissions, boards, councils and other agencies of the City and County exist to conduct the people's business. This ordinance assures that deliberations are conducted before the people and that City operations are open to the people's review. For more information on your rights under the Sunshine Ordinance or to report a violation of the ordinance, contact Frank Darby, Jr. by mail to Administrator, Sunshine Ordinance Task Force, One Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 244, San Francisco, CA 94102-4689; by phone at 415.554.7724; by fax at 415.554.7854; or by email at email@example.com.
Copies of the Sunshine Ordinance can be obtained from the Clerk of the Sunshine Task Force, the San Francisco Public Library and on the City’s website at http://www.sfgov.org.
Know your rights under the Sunshine Ordinance