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NOTICE OF MEETING AND CALENDAR
Tuesday, April 15, 2008
REGULAR MEETING AND CLOSED SESSION
SFMTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Rev. Dr. James McCray, Jr., Chairman
Nathaniel P. Ford, Sr.
Calendar items (version 6 accessible PDF)
ORDER OF BUSINESS
1. Call to Order
2. Roll Call
3. Announcement of prohibition of sound producing devices during the meeting.
4. Approval of Minutes
-April 1, 2008 Regular Meeting
6. Introduction of New or Unfinished Business by Board Members
7. Executive Director’s Report (For discussion only)
8. Citizen’s Advisory Council Report
9. Public Comment
Members of the public may address the Board on matters that are within the Board's jurisdiction and are not on today's calendar.
THE FOLLOWING MATTERS BEFORE THE SAN FRANCISCO MUNICIPAL TRANSPORTATION AGENCY BOARD OF DIRECTORS ARE RECOMMENDED FOR ACTION AS STATED BY THE SFMTA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR/CEO OR CITY ATTORNEY WHERE APPLICABLE. EXPLANATORY DOCUMENTS FOR ALL CALENDAR ITEMS ARE AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW AT 1 SOUTH VAN NESS AVE. 7th FLOOR.
10. All matters listed hereunder constitute a Consent Calendar, are considered to be routine by the Municipal Transportation Agency Board of Directors 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.
(10.1) Requesting the Controller to allot funds and to draw warrants against such funds available or will be available in payment of the following claims against the SFMTA:
A. Katie Phan vs. CCSF, Superior Ct. #446081, filed on 10/26/05 for $1,000
B. Sarah Stanley vs. CCSF, Superior Ct. #CGC05442805 filed on 7/7/05 for $4,250
C. Chin Lin Ho vs. CCSF, Unlitigated Claim #800608 filed on 9/13/07 for $6,000
D. Jack Anderson vs. CCSF, Unlitigated Claim #801701 filed on 1/10/08 for $7,244.37
(10.2) Approving the following traffic modifications:
A. ESTABLISH - PERPENDICULAR (90-DEGREE ANGLE) PARKING –Hudson Street, north side, from Mendell Street to the fire hydrant east of 1406 Hudson Street.
B. ESTABLISH - STOP SIGNS – Northgate Avenue at Upland Drive Avenue, stopping the stem of this intersection AND Ridgewoood Avenue at Joost Avenue.
C. ESTABLISH - MUNI BUS ZONES –Folsom Street, east side, from 18th Street to100 feet southerly.
D. RESCIND - SCHOOL BUS ZONE, 6 AM TO 5 PM, SCHOOL DAYS –1520[ Oakdale Avenue, north side, from 55 feet to 98 feet and 125 feet to 210 feet west of Lane Street.
E. ESTABLISH - SCHOOL BUS ZONE, 7 AM TO 6 PM, SCHOOL DAYS –1520 Oakdale, north side, from 55 feet to 98 feet west of Lane Street.
F. ESTABLISH -SCHOOL BUS ZONE, 9 AM TO 2 PM, SCHOOL DAYS –“1540" Oakdale Avenue, north side, from 338 feet to 388 feet and 400 feet to 450 feet west of Lane Street.
G. ESTABLISH - TOW-AWAY, NO STOPPING ANYTIME AND ESTABLISH - MULTIPLE RIGHT TURN LANES – San Jose Street, west side, from Sagamore Street to a point 126 feet northerly.
H. ESTABLISH - NO PARKING EXCEPT TRUCKS WITH FARMER'S MARKET PARKING PERMIT, 6:00 AM TO 9:30 AM, WEDNESDAY AND SUNDAY –Hyde Street, east side, from Fulton Street to 123 feet southerly AND McAllister Street, south side, from Hyde Street to 300 feet easterly.
I. ESTABLISH - RIGHT LANE MUST TURN RIGHT –Northbound Clarendon Avenue at Panorama Drive.
J. REVOKE - SCHOOL BUS LOADING ZONE, 7 AM TO 5:30 PM, SCHOOLDAYS – Clarendon Avenue, west side, from 130 feet to 195 feet north of the entrance of the school.
K. ESTABLISH - SCHOOL BUS LOADING ZONE, 7 AM TO 5:30 PM, SCHOOLDAYS – Clarendon Avenue, west side, from 32 feet to 77 feet south of the entrance for the school.
L. ESTABLISH - RED (NO PARKING ANYTIME) ZONES AND ESTABLISH SIDEWALK BULB – Clarendon Avenue, west side, from 131 feet to 196 feet north of the entrance to the school. Establish a 7-foot wide sidewalk bulb to facilitate a south side crossing at the intersection of Clarendon Avenue and Panorama Drive.
M. ESTABLISH - NO PARKING ANYTIME –Traffic Island at the intersection of Faxon Avenue and Southwood Drive, along the north side of the southerly roadway.
N. ESTABLISH - RED (NO PARKING ANYTIME) ZONES AND SIDEWALK WIDENING –‘500’ Page Street, north side, from Webster Street to 12 feet westerly; ‘301’ Webster Street, west side, from Page Street to 12 feet northerly; ‘499’ Page Street, south side, from Webster Street to 12 feet easterly; ‘298’ Webster Street, east side, from Page Street to 12 feet southerly; and ‘501’ Page Street, south side, from Webster Street to 12 feet westerly. (Explanatory documents include a staff report and resolution.) (Bond Yee)
(10.3) Approving the issuance of a transit pass at no cost for use by registered transit professionals and other attendees of the 2008 American Public Transportation Association Annual Roadeo and Conference and 2008 Rail~Volution Conference. (Explanatory documents include a staff report and resolution.) (Roberta Boomer)
11. Approving the SFMTA's Fiscal Year 2009 budget in the amount of $786,779,251 and Fiscal Year 2010 Budget in the amount of $820,372,960; certifying that the FY2009 and FY2010 Operating Budgets are adequate to make substantial progress towards meeting the FY2009 and FY2010 performance standards; approving increases to various fines, fees, fares, rates and charges including neighborhood parking permits, temporary street closure permits, color curb fees, special traffic permits, boot removal fee, citation fines, off-street and on-street parking prices tied to occupancy and monthly transit passes; approving the elimination of the weekly transit pass due to minimal utilization by the public; approving a policy to increase fines, fees, fares, rates and charges automatically on July 1st of each year, effective July 1, 2010, tied to the annual April Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers for the San Francisco Bay Area; approving the amount of $2,201,729 for FY2009 and $2,219,729 for FY2010 or any amounts approved by the Board of Supervisors for Taxi Regulation pending approval of the transfer of the Taxi Commission into the SFMTA by the Board of Supervisors; approving the request to waive fares on New Year's Eve 2008, between 8 PM on December 31, 2008 and 6 a.m. January 1, 2009 and on New Year's Eve 2009, between 8 PM on December 31, 2009 and 6 a.m. January 1, 2010; authorizing the Executive Director to continue the Class Pass program with all colleges and universities in San Francisco; authorizing the Executive Director to implement short-term experimental fares; authorizing the Executive Director to execute an agreement with the Bay Area Rapid Transit District to allow for the use of the Muni Fast Pass on BART in San Francisco; authorizing the Executive Director to execute an agreement with the Bay Area Rapid Transit District for the Municipal Railway to accept payment for the Municipal Railway providing connecting bus service to BART stations in San Francisco; authorizing the Executive Director execute an agreement with the Bay Area Rapid Transit District, the Central Contra Costa Transit Authority, the Dumbarton Bridge Service Consortium, the Eastern Contra Costa Transit Authority, the Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority, the San Mateo County Transit District, the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority, the City of Union City, the Western Contra Costa Transit Authority, and the City of Benicia to continue the BART Plus Ticket Program from July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2010; concurring with the Controller’s certification that parking citation processing and collection; janitorial services for metered parking lots and shop facilities; facility security services; paratransit services; parking meter collection and coin counting services; low-level platform maintenance services; and vehicle towing, storage and disposal services can be practically performed by private contractors at a lesser cost than to provide the same services with City employees; authorizing the Executive Director to make any necessary technical and clerical corrections to the approved budgets and to allocate additional revenues and/or City and County discretionary revenues in order to fund additional adjustments to the operating budget, provided that the Executive Director/CEO shall return to the SFMTA Board of Directors for approval of technical or clerical corrections that, in aggregate, exceed a five percent increase of the total SFMTA Budget except to the extent that such charges reflect failure of the Board of Supervisors to transfer to the SFMTA responsibility for taxi regulation as of July 1, 2008. (Explanatory documents include a staff report and resolution.) (Sonali Bose)
12. Presentation and discussion regarding SFpark and SFMTA parking pilot programs. (Explanatory documents include a staff report.) (Sonali Bose)
13. Authorizing the Executive Director/CEO to execute the Fifth Amendment with Serco Management Services for Meter Coin Collection, Counting and Management Services to expand the scope of services to include: installation of 150 multi-space parking meters and coin collection and counting services for the Port of San Francisco; the option to expand coin and currency counting; implement various enhancements to coin counting software and SmartCard programs and increase the contract by $7,000,000 for an amount not to exceed $58,000,000; endorsing the SFpark program and the related pilot projects; finding that it is in the public interest to award a sole source agreement with Serco Management Services for Administrative Services in Support of the SFpark Program and the related pilot projects for a term of two years to June 3, 2010, and for an amount not to exceed $23,000,000 and authorizing the Executive Director/CEO to execute the Agreement with Serco. (Explanatory documents include a staff report, resolution, contract and contract amendment.) (Sonali Bose)
14. Approving the City of San Francisco Ellis-O’Farrell Parking Corporation Fiscal Year 2009 and FY2010 Operating Budget for the Ellis O’Farrell Garage. (Explanatory documents include a staff report, resolution and budgets.) (Sonali Bose)
15. Approving the City of San Francisco Downtown Parking Corporation’s Fiscal Year 2009 and FY2010 Operating Budget for the Fifth and Mission Garage. (Explanatory documents include a staff report, resolution and budgets.) (Sonali Bose)
16. Approving the City of San Francisco Portsmouth Plaza Parking Corporation’s Fiscal Year 2009 and FY2010 Operating Budgets for the Portsmouth Square Garage. (Explanatory documents include a staff report, resolution and budgets.) (Sonali Bose)
17. Approving the Uptown Parking Corporation’s Fiscal Year 2009 and FY2010 Operating Budget for the Sutter-Stockton Garage. (Explanatory documents include a staff report, resolution and budgets.) (Sonali Bose)
18. Approving the City of San Francisco Uptown Parking Corporation’s Fiscal Year 2009 and FY2010 Operating Budget for the Union Square Parking Garage. (Explanatory documents include a staff report, resolution and budgets.) (Sonali Bose)
19. 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 REGULAR MEETING AND CONVENE CLOSED SESSION
1. Call to Order
2. Roll Call
3. Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 and the Administrative Code Section 67.8 (a) (3), the Municipal Transportation Agency Board of Directors will meet in Closed Session to discuss and take action on attorney‑client matters in the following case:
CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL
A. Travelers Casualty & Insurance vs. CCSF, U.S. District Court Claim #C061021, filed 2/14/06 with Neoplan to dismiss claims of $3.1 million and the City to dismiss claims of $2.2 million.
4. Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6(a) and Administrative Code Section 67.8, the Municipal Transportation Agency Board of Directors shall meet in closed session for:
CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR
CCSF Representative: Vicki Rambo and/or her designees
TWU, Local 250-A
_X__ Working Conditions
ADJOURN CLOSED SESSION AND RECONVENE OPEN SESSION
20. Announcement of Closed Session.
21. Motion to disclose or not disclose the information discussed in closed session.
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