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NOTICE OF MEETING AND CALENDAR
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
REGULAR MEETING AND CLOSED SESSION
SFMTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Tom Nolan, Chairman
DIRECTOR OF TRANSPORTATION
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
6. Introduction of New or Unfinished Business by Board Members
7. Director’s Report (For discussion only)
-Special Recognition Awards
-Growing bicycling and safe, civil streets
-Update on the Central Subway project
8. Citizens’ Advisory Council Report
9. Public Comment
Members of the public may address the SFMTA Board of Directors 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 DIRECTOR OF TRANSPORTATION 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 San Francisco 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 of Directors 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. Henry Kleinschmidt vs. CCSF, Superior Ct. #CGC9493996 filed on 10/30/09 for $1,296.80
B. State Farm Ins. vs. CCSF, Superior Ct. #CGC11515730 filed on 7/5/11 for $1,500
C. Mohamed Hosny vs. CCSF, Superior Ct. #CGC10504806 filed in 10/10 for $10,000
D. Rodney Green vs. CCSF, Superior Ct. #CGC10504321 filed on10/1/10 for $10,500
E. Raul Navarro vs. CCSF, Superior Ct. #CGC10499627 filed on 5/14/10 for $15,000
F. Gregor MacLennan vs. CCSF, Superior Ct. #CGC12519755 filed on 4/4/12 for $75,000
(10.2) Approving the following traffic modifications:
A. REVOKE – FULL TIME BUS STOP and ESTABLISH – PART-TIME BUS STOP, 6 AM TO 8 PM, DAILY – 33rd Avenue, west side, from Geary Boulevard to 100 feet southerly.
B. ESTABLISH – RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING AREA T, 2-HOUR PARKING, 8 AM TO 6 PM, MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY and RESCIND – RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING AREA T, 2-HOUR PARKING, 8 AM TO 3 PM, MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY – Balceta Avenue, 0-99 Block, both sides, between Woodside and Laguna Honda Boulevard.
C. RESCIND – 2-HOUR PARKING, 7 AM TO 6 PM, MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY and ESTABLISH – RED ZONE – Stevenson Street, north side, west of 7th Street, from 90 feet to 122 feet easterly of the westerly terminus.
D. ESTABLISH – TOW-AWAY, NO PARKING, 1 AM TO 5 AM, EVERY DAY – Patterson Street, both sides, between Flower Street and Oakdale Avenue.
E. ESTABLISH – STOP SIGN – Stopping Aptos Avenue at Darien Way.
F. ESTABLISH – NO PARKING VEHICLES OVER SIX FEET HIGH – North Point Street, south side, between Leavenworth Street and Columbus Street.
G. ESTABLISH – NO PARKING, 6 PM TO 11 PM, SUNDAY, MONDAY, WEDNESDAY AND FRIDAY – Berry Street, north side, from 26 feet to 102 feet west of 4th Street.
H. ESTABLISH – TOW-AWAY NO STOPPING ANYTIME – Clarence Place, east side,
I. ESTABLISH – TOW-AWAY NO STOPPING, 10 PM TO 6 AM, EVERYDAY – Iowa Street, both sides, between 23rd Street and 25th Street.
J. ESTABLISH – RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING AREA A, 1-HOUR PARKING,
K. RESCIND – RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING AREA A, 2-HOUR PARKING, 8 AM TO 9 PM, MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY – Sansome Street, 1300 block, between Greenwich and Filbert Streets, west side Greenwich Street, 200 block, between Sansome Street and Greenwich Steps, both sides; and Filbert Street, 200 block, between Sansome Street and Filbert Steps, both sides.
L. ESTABLISH – MEDIAN ISLANDS – Bryant Street at 26th Street, south side; and Bryant Street at Cesar Chavez Street, north side.
M. ESTABLISH – PERPENDICULAR PARKING – Bryant St., east side, from 95 feet to 165 feet north of 25th St.; and Bryant St., west side, from 125 feet to 275 feet south of 24th St.
N. RESCIND – LEFT LANE MUST TURN LEFT – Bryant Street at Cesar Chavez Street, southbound approach.
O. ESTABLISH – NO PARKING ANYTIME and ESTABLISH – SIDEWALK WIDENING – Broadway, north side, from Kearny Street to 45 feet easterly – No Parking.
P. ESTABLISH – NO PARKING ANYTIME and ESTABLISH – SIDEWALK WIDENING – Broadway, south side, from Kearny Street to 65 feet easterly – No Parking.
Q. ESTABLISH – NO PARKING ANYTIME and ESTABLISH – SIDEWALK WIDENING – Broadway, north side, from Montgomery Street to 42 feet westerly – No Parking.
R. ESTABLISH – NO PARKING ANYTIME and ESTABLISH – SIDEWALK WIDENING – Broadway, south side, from Montgomery Street to 69 feet westerly – No Parking. (Explanatory documents include a staff report and resolution.)
(10.3) Approving a revised inter-agency transfer discount fare with the Water Emergency Transportation Authority, which operates the Alameda/Oakland and Alameda Harbor Bay ferry services, and provide for the transfer discount fare to Clipper® card customers only. (Explanatory documents include a staff report, resolution and analysis.)
(10.4) Approving the award by the Department of Public Works of a contract to Rodan Builders for the Second Level Deck Repair project at the Fifth & Mission Garage in an amount not to exceed $950,722.20. (Explanatory documents include a staff report, resolution and summary.)
(10.5) Authorizing the Director of Transportation to execute Contract No. 1262, Bernal Substation Upgrade, with Balfour Beatty Rail in an amount not to exceed $3,546,880 and for a term of 365 calendar days. (Explanatory documents include a staff report, resolution and financial plan.)
(10.6) Adopting CEQA findings and authorizing the Director of Transportation to execute an Industrial Lease with a First Right of Negotiation to Purchase with Prologis, for 2650 Bayshore Boulevard, Daly City, for towed car operations, and for other facilities, storage and uses, with an initial 20-year term, plus two five-year extension options. (Explanatory documents include a staff report, resolution, summary and lease.)
SPECIAL ORDER - 2:00 PM
11. Amending Transportation Code Division II, Sections 1102 and 1116 to transition the Taxi Medallion Sales Pilot Program into a long-term medallion transfer policy. (Explanatory documents include a staff report, resolution and amendment.)
12. Amending Sections 1102, 1103, 1105, 1106, 1108, 1113, 1114 and 1117-1123 of Article 1100 of Division II of the San Francisco Transportation Code to: (1) add definitions of necessary terms and amend the definitions of A-Card Seniority and Single Operator Part-time Permit; (2) add requirements for renewal of Color Scheme permits; (3) render a permit application inactive if it is not completed within 60 days; (4) require all Gas and Gates Medallion vehicles to change shifts on Color Scheme property; (5) authorize the Director of Transportation to impose a moratorium on the issuance of Color Scheme Permits or Dispatch Service Permits; (6) prohibit retaliation for exercise of rights provided by Article 1100; (7) delete requirement that taxis taken out of service be returned to service in 30 days or be permanently replaced; (8) to make each day of the unauthorized use of a spare vehicle by a Color Scheme a separate offense; (9) require Color Schemes to report vehicle-related insurance claims received or filed to the SFMTA and to ensure that Gas and Gates Medallions are not violating laws limiting the length of a commercial driver's shift; (10) require Color Schemes to provide certain notices to the Paratransit Broker regarding In-Taxi Equipment; (11) prohibit certain practices by Drivers in connection with accepting payment by Paratransit Debit Card; (12) prohibit Drivers from tampering with required taxi equipment; (13) require that taxi security cameras be manufactured after 2006; (14) require Color Schemes to provide security camera data to the SFMTA and the SFPD; (11) make minor changes to the procedures for hearings on decisions to grant or deny permits; (15) renumber and amend Sections 1118 – 1123; (16) clarify procedures for hearings on Citations issued to Permit Holders and members of the public; (17) clarify SFMTA's procedures for providing public notice to the taxi industry; and (18) make Color Scheme Permit Holders responsible for ensuring that all Gate Fees charged for use of vehicles affiliated with the Color Scheme are within the Gate Fee cap. (Explanatory documents include a staff report, resolution and amendment.)
13. Amending Transportation Code Division II Article 300, Section 310 establishing fines for new violations of the Transportation Code regarding motor vehicle for hire administrative fines. (Explanatory documents include a staff report, resolution and amendment.)
14. Discussion and vote pursuant to Administrative Code Section 67.10(d) as to whether to conduct a closed session.
RECESS REGULAR MEETING AND CONVENE CLOSED SESSION
1. Call to Order
2. Roll Call
3. Pursuant to Government Code Sections 54956.9 (b), and Administrative Code Section 67.10 (b) (2), the Municipal Transportation Agency Board of Directors will meet in closed session to discuss attorney‑client matters in the following case(s):
CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL
__X__ As defendant or __X__ As plaintiff
ADJOURN CLOSED SESSION AND RECONVENE OPEN SESSION
15. Announcement of Closed Session.
16. Motion to disclose or not disclose the information discussed in closed session.
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