Board of Directors - January 16, 2018 - Minutes
TREASURE ISLAND DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
INFRASTRUCTURE AND TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE
DRAFT MEETING MINUTES
January 16, 2018 1:30PM
Room 408, City Hall
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
Linda Fadeke Richardson (chair) V. Fei Tsen Mark Dunlop
Bob Beck, Treasure Island Director
Kate Austin, Commission Secretary
ORDER OF BUSINESS
1. Call to Order 1:30pm
Linda Fadeke Richardson
V. Fei Tsen
2. General Public Comment
There was no public comment.
3. CONSENT AGENDA
- Approving the Minutes of the September 20, 2017 Meeting
- Approving the Minutes of the October 18, 2017 Meeting
There was no public comment.
Director moved the consent agenda.
Director seconded the motion.
This item passed unanimously.
4. Environmental Program Support
Bob Beck, TIDA, presented an updated on environmental program support. Langan Engineering was selected in 2013 with a term of three years with two optional one year extensions. Mr. Beck reviewed the environmental consultant services, conveyance schedule, and current status of sites.
Langan’s contract expires on June 30, 2018 and TIDA recommends modifying existing contract through the projected remaining four years of the environmental program.
The continuity provided by retaining Langan’s services will be important and a change in consultant would likely entail a steep learning curve at a critical point in the environmental program.
The contract extension will be at the February TIDA Board.
Director Tsen agrees with TIDA’s recommendation and commented on the importance of public safety and oversight.
Director Richardson asked if by extending contract we are expediting the transfer process.
5. Miguel Covarrubias Pageant of the Pacific
Peter Summerville, TIDA, presented on the Pageant of the Pacific Murals. Miguel Covarrubias was commissioned by the Golden Gate International Exposition (GGIE) to create a set of maps of the Pacific Region. Covarrubias created six maps in total: “Native Dwellings,” “Transportation,” “Peoples,” “Economy,” “Fauna and Flora,” and “Art.”
After the GGIE the murals were loaned to the American Museum of Natural History in New York in 1941 and upon return to San Francisco in 1959 the “Art Forms of the Pacific” mural was missing and is still missing to this day.
Since 2008 the “Fauna and Flora of the Pacific” mural has been on exhibit at the DeYoung Museum. The remaining four murals are currently stored by TIDA-contracted art handler at off-site, secured facility.
Director Tsen asked where the murals were originally displayed at the GGIE. Answer: Pacific House. This building is no longer on TI.
Director Tsen asked about the cost of storage and restoration.
Director Richardson commented on the missing mural and asked if TIDA has notified all arts museums.
6. Discussion of Future Agenda Items by Directors
There was no discussion of future agenda items by Directors.
7. Adjourn 10:25
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