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director ford: good morning, everyone. i would like to call to order [inaudible] >> yes, prior to taking role, i would like to note that directors church and sartpi will not be joining us today. [roll call]
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mr. chairman, you do have a quorum. item three is communications, and i know of none at this time. director ford: ok, next item. >> item four, board of director's new and/or old business. [no audio] item five, executive director [no audio] >> good morning. today, we have a number of exciting things to report on. you'll hear in a moment from our public relations team on a number of items that will be coming up. but i did want to announce to everyone and invite everyone to our new ground break. it will take place on august 11 at 10:00 a.m. at the thetransbay terminal at [no audio] you'll be
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hearing more about that in the coming weeks. with respect to our progress since our last week, paula clark is currently 25% complete. we expect that the budget is shoring and expertise in package will be advertised and available to bidders at the end of this month. we are continuing to work and coordinate with various stakeholders, city departments, and caltrans. specifically, we have been meeting with the planning department and the department of public works on the various applications that need to take place. we have met with the mayor's office on disability regarding accessibility issues. we have started archaeological testing. you may have read about that recently at the transbay terminal, and that is expected to continue for the next few months. we also met with caltrans
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regarding the drawings for the busman's and continuing to review process there. we also met with them recently on proposed the take your and pedestrian impact during construction, including events on the caltrans of france -- offramp [no audio] input on that. as you know, that is something at the request of ac transit, so we are continuing to follow up with that. we're also continuing our discussions of the planning department surrounding the bus storage and so forth along with the san francisco redevelopment agency. with respect to utility relocations, we are expecting that utility relocation packages will be issued for bid during the first week of august. these will be divided in seven discrete packages to encourage
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bidding by local, small, and minority-owned firms, so there will be more information on that in the upcoming few days. at&t has completed the installation of their phase one [no audio] on first street. the balance of that will be completed. once telecommunications services is terminated, which is expected to occur in august. with respect to the temporary terminal, we are still working on finalizing some details, working detailscaltrans to address additional items they have requested -- working with caltrans. we finalized the lease agreement with greyhound, and you will be hearing about that shortly today. with respect to the real component of the project, the preliminary engineering term, too, is substantially complete. of the liberals have been committed to [no audio] and we're in the process of
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reviewing those, and should have [no audio] couple of months or so. i would like to go on to the funding report. nancy is not here today, but we have bought back at the request of the board of the last meeting. we were asked to give a presentation on the jobs that would be generated as a result. -- we have bob beck at the request of the board of the last meeting. jobs are important to the economic well-being of the country. there is an amount of discussion surrounding what we need to do to increase the jobs, and this project alone, just in phase one [no audio] direct and indirect, tremendous impetus to our economy, and on that, i'm going to have bob report. >> thank you. when the mtc was working with the tjpa, caltrain, and the
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high speed rail authority on developing the investment strategy for the bay area application under our -- arra, we wanted to find a common methodology or basis for estimating job projections. what the mtc and agencies agreed upon was to use a recently published publication on job forecasts for capital investment. it is entitled "job impact of spending on public education day-to-day in 2009. in that study, they projected an average of 30,000 jobs created per billion dollars worth of investment in public transit. that number of jobs ranged from a low of 20,000 jobs per billion dollar investment to 41,000 jobs per billion dollar investment, depending on the mix of capital, operating, and right of way costs that were involved in that. this envelope of jobs includes
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both the direct jobs of people working on the construction activities on site as well as indirect jobs, fabricators of material, and supplies that flow into the construction project as well as secondary or induced jobs, employment flowing from the activities of the individuals involved in the project and the consumer services to support the construction. based on that active forecast of 30,000 jobs per billion dollars, maria mentioned 40,000 jobs are projected to slow from the $1.6 billion phase one budget, and based on our 2010-2011 annual budget of $363 million, would equate to 10,900 jobs this fiscal year.
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>> now with respect to the quarterly financial reports, we will have [no audio] present on that. >> good morning, directors. these are your standard quarterly financial reports. the first is budget actual through the third quarter of fiscal year 2009-2010, and to the third quarter, all expenditures were within budget. we had one revenue line that came in higher than expected. on the financial front, we have our auditors in this week, during interim deal work, and we are, of course, working to close at the just-ended fiscal year so we can produce financial statements when they come back in october for their final field work. the second report is the quarterly contract status report. i do want to note one correction in the memo.
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i had stated that our bbe commitment for the year thus far was 30% and fte commitment was 31%. i have since updated the report after receiving updated numbers from our most recently awarded contracts, so our dbe percentage is 26%, %sbe percentage is 36% awarded, but both of those are above our goal for the fiscal year. the third report is the investment and interest earnings report, showing our interest earnings through the three quarters, and the final report inception to date shows expenditures and revenues for the life of the program. is there any questions? director daly: are we projecting to be under budget, or do we just have fourth quarter expenditures which are going to be higher than other quarters? >> this report does not reflect fourth quarter at all. i think we will be under budget in most categories because
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construction will not have -- will not start until the fiscal year that we are in now, so when we sat last year's budget, we had expected to be in construction at a little bit earlier date. director daly: got it. director ford: questions? all right. >> would like to have webcor present the monthly sbe update. >> good morning, directors. wanted to give my monthly update on sbe activities. last couple of meetings, i talked about rq. on june 15, we received rq's and out of that, we've got 11 sbe's . we have seven qualified sbe's that will be feeding on the work.
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it was a good turnout of from our june 8 average rating. the other activity going on is we are developing sbe goals for the budget shoring and excavation scope. we are working with dbi currently to finalize currentlysbe goal -- finalize those sbe goal percentage is. we anticipate we will have the finalized version of the package at the end of the month. >> thank you. now, our public outreach update will be given by courtney. >> good morning. just wanted to give you a quick update on where we are at with our ongoing public outreach efforts. we have installed sine is on the terminal. the ban is one of last night, along with all the moving sign it announcing the august 7 opening date for the temporary
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terminal. in addition to that, we created additional signs for the golden gate transit because they will not be using a bus stop at first and mission street, in order to reduce traffic on main street. we only have two lanes open at that time. there will be moving over after the move. in addition to that, we relaunched the website, temporaryterminal that board, and this is on temporary terminal operations, not on construction -- we will be launching our ambassador program at the transbay tunnel to assist with the transition, and we will have a presence every day, so we have completed the move, and throughout the first week of the move, we will be commencing on august 12, and we will provide additional staffing if needed after that time. we're also going to be hosting a corp. -- commemoration of at the terminal on july 30. we are doing this in conjunction with caltrans and some of the local preservation groups.
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we wanted to honor the terminal and its history before we move forward and build a new transit center. we will be planning to is that will be open to the public in different areas we're working with caltrans on so that folks can have the opportunity to see different pieces of the terminal and learn about its history before we move forward with construction. we will also be holding a media tour at the temporary terminal on august 2, and an open house that will be open to the public the next day, on august 3, in order for folks to comment on about how the temporary, works. different transit operators will have their own tables there, in addition to a tjpa table. actually, in addition to that, we will be hosting some community meetings at the tjpa as well, next wednesday, the 21st, at 5:30 p.m. on a temporary terminal, and on july 26 at 12:00 noon and 6:00 p.m., which will be voted on
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demolition activities so we can update the neighbors and folks who live in the area on the phasing. >> thank you, courtney. that concludes my report, directors. director ford: any questions on the executive director's report? yes, go ahead, director. >> quickly, if i can help in anyway, i am available. >> director, yes. director lloyd has offered to hold on any of the events. you are referring probably to commemoration events. yes. thank you, director. director ford: i know she stepped away from the podium, but really quickly, in terms of the ambassador program, a little bit more information on that. how many people aren't talking about will be staged at the temporary terminal. >> -- how many people are we talking about at will be staged at the temporary terminal? i just want to make sure i have
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a comfort level in terms of the number of people we are going to need. i know it is going to be a major transition for some folks. >> of course. we will have three employees on staff at the terminal during peak hours, said it will be there for a couple of hours in the morning and evening beginning the 21st, and going to august 12 -- so they will be there. in addition, we will have two managers on site, supplemented by tjpa. director ford: is there any staff from any of the member agencies, such as ac transit, the mta? i think all of us should probably have some folks there to help supplement this and just make sure it is as smooth a transition as possible. that is something agency-wide we're looking at in the mta to make sure. you are planning to do that, too? there may be some coordination needed of all of these volunteers or employees that are going to be at the temporary
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terminals. >> we are in close coordination with meany -- with muni and with ac transit who will be working with the program. we're working closely with our staff on what dates they can help supplement our efforts. we will have a terminal right inside the entrance, and then they will be there as well and walking through the site. also, i know that ac transit plans on having a table during the move once we are over at the temporary terminals for that week. at different times. an mta will have different staff available walking around. we have also created ambassador program shirts, so everyone will be easily identified. each transit agency will be wearing their on hat -- own hat. director ford: ok, all right. thank you. >> isn't there some greater thansignage -- soem big signage
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that will give information? >> at the temporary terminal side, once it is open, there will be real-time signage in addition signage within the terminal itself. director ford: thank you very much. that concluded your report? ok, let's go to the next item. >> item 6 is an opportunity for members of the public to address the board on matters that are not listed on the calendar. we have not received any indication any member of the public wishes to do so. director ford: with that, public comment is closed. >> we will go ahead and read the consent calendar were all matters are considered to be routine and will be acted upon by a single vote. [inaudible] director ford: ok, with that, read the calendar. >> and 7.1, approved limits of
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the june 10, 22 meeting. 7.2, authorizing the in 2nd directed to execute amendment no. 3 to the idea agreement with lou crane. item 7.3, authorizing the executive director to execute an amendment to the intergovernmental agreement with the san francisco planning department. item 7.4, optimizing the executive director to enter into a cooperative agreement with the state of california caltrans for design review and oversight services. [inaudible] that is your consent calendar. >> motion to approve the consent calendar. director ford: properly moved and seconded. all in favor? suppose? motion carries. >> thank you. calendar is approved. moving into your special calendar, items 8, approving the fiscal year 2010-2013
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anticipated disadvantage business enterprise participation level of 18. our%. director sarah giulatti will report on that item -- participation level of 18.5%. then the directors, you approved the draft both the public, back at our april meeting. it went out to our public agencies for public comment. i also presented at the business outreach committee our region and in april, and we have additional public comment. i do believe, given our previous history of successes in meeting our goal each year, that our methodology is sound, and i can answer any questions you may have. director ford: no questions? >> i'm just going to move to approve. >> i will second it.
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director ford: let's do roll- call votes on this. >> and no members of the public have indicated they wish to address you on this item. daly aye. cohen aye. ortiz aye. ford aye. that is 5 ayes and item 8 is approved. item nine, authorizing the executive director to execute the temporary tamales with greyhound for bus operations through the year. indeed the year 2017. >> directors, andrew will report on this item. >> good morning, directors. andrew schwartz. this is the temporary term lease for greyhound. currently, they are leasing 20,000 square feet of covered space in the transbay terminal. they are paying $20,000 a month
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rent. this lease would have greyhound renting approximately 7538 square feet of space in the new building the temporary terminal. the annual rent will be $20,000 a month. the terminal lease with the seven years. the basis of the $24,000 ranch was that it would be similar to the rent that greyhound is currently paying at the trans bay terminal with an increase of $4,000 a month, and under greyhound's business model, they are paying approximately 4% of their gross sales for similar markets as san francisco. this lease would have been paying 6.7% of their gross sales. for the year space at the
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temporary terminal. they would have exclusive use of the western portion of the building at the temporary terminal and shared use of the central space with another carrier that the tjpa may choose to put in the eastern side space, 1022 square feet. greyhound would have exclusive use of four of the eight bus bays an exclusive use of two of the remaining four. outside the 3:00 to 7:00 peaked period on week days were those buses would be used by other carriers, similar to ac transit. greyhound would have use of the two remaining days only with tjpa's permission. there are " parking spaces, and greyhound would have the use of
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six of them, and transbay would control the other six. the rest of the space would be shared with other carriers. greyhound would pay all the utilities for the building and be responsible for maintenance and security on the interior building. tjpa would be responsible for maintenance and security on the exterior of the building. i'm happy answer any questions. director ford: any questions? >> i will move the item. >> second. director ford: it has been moved and properly seconded. >> no members of the public have indicated they wished to address you on this item. daly aye. cohen aye. lloyd aye. ortiz aye. ford aye. the item is approved. item 10 is authorizing the
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executive director to execute contract modification #one to modify the contract to provide additional services associated with phase one for a maximum additional compensation of $320,320. >> directors, i sent you a report on this item. >> good morning, directors. the item before you is a contract modification mcguire hesster, the temporary contract on the terminal, in the amount of $320,000. the majority of that is for a disputed item for windscreens that go beneath each can of the structure. there was some discrepancy on the plans, the architectural trying to the details of the screen, showing account, so
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there was a discrepancy, and we have a lot of negotiations with the contractor where we move toward middle ground, and the item before you includes that. that item is actually a unilateral change order because we never reached agreement, but this was an amount that we felt was fair. the other major component on that -- there was a time extension for the project that included contractors' overhead and trailers. the schedule pushed out approximately a year, and there were a number of other small items, including some ada modifications that the mayor's disability office had requested. any questions? >> motion to approve the modification.
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>> i will second. director ford: [inaudible] >> daly aye. cohen aye. lloyd . ortiz aye. ford aye. item 10 is approved. item 11, authorizing the executive director to execute a minute 1 with elizabeth transportation agency to add temporary traffic control services and corresponding not to exceed budget of $997,690, increasing the total not to exceed budget to $3,280,677. >> good morning, directors. the item before you is --
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provides parking control officers for the start of operations at the temporary terminal. as you know, the buses will operate on the street, so it will be critical that we maintain the bus route, primarily on fulsome, went on to the bay bridge, so we need parking control officers to make sure that key intersections are maintained an open access, primarily during the pmp. >> i will move the item. >> second. director ford: item has been moved and seconded. >> and no members of the public indicated they wish to address you on this item. daly aye. cohen aye. lloyd. aye. ortiz aye. with the chairman abstaining and four ayes from the rest of the group, the item passes. item 12 was optimizing the
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executive director to issue the second notice to proceed under the tjpa contract 08-08-dm-000, existing terminal and rams demolition to evans brothers for hazardous materials abatement and physical demolition of the terminal, rats, and select buildings upon satisfaction of certain conditions. >> thank you. the mtp for the demolition contract -- we brought evans brothers on board. we receive a bid