Board of Directors - June 15, 2016 - Minutes

Meeting Date: 
June 15, 2016 - 1:30pm







June 15, 2016 1:30PM


Room 408, City Hall

1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place


Committee Members


Linda Fadeke Richardson (chair)      V. Fei Tsen                 Mark Dunlop  


Bob Beck, Treasure Island Director

Kate Austin, Commission Secretary



1.         Call to Order 1:30pm



Linda Fadeke Richardson

V. Fei Tsen

Mark Dunlop (1:45)


2.         General Public Comment
Jay Wallace, TIE, made comments on the continued discussions with Treasure Island Sailing Center and is hoping for a positive outcome.




  1. Approving the Minutes of  the May 18, 2016 Meeting


There was no public comment.


Director Tsen moved the consent agenda.

Director Richardson seconded the motion.

This item passed unanimously.



4.         TIMMA Capital Funding Plan

Frank Furger reviewed TIMMA’s pre-implementation budget, totaling $17 million from FY13/14 to FY18/19. TIMMA’s funding plan through VPPP, PDA Planning, TIDA, Prop K and other grants total $17 million from FY13/14 to FY18/19.

Mr. Furger reviewed major transportation capital expenditures, 2030 buildout year operating costs and revenues, and next steps.


            Director Tsen asked about construction and ferry development.

            Director Dunlop asked about market rate/affordable housing development.

            Director Richardson requested to see a planning report.


            There was no public comment.


5.         TIMMA Tolling Policy Approval

Rachel Hiatt, TIMMA, reviewed TIMMA’s congestion pricing program timeline, TI transportation challenges, the new transit services planned for TI including Muni, AC Transit and ferry, TIMMA’s goals and strategies and the transportation affordability program.

Ms. Hiatt presented TIMMA’s recommendations for adoption to the TIDA Board:

Who pays the toll: drivers, both residents and non-residents

Which ways: on and off the island

Who has a discount: longtime residents (free daily toll), frequent transit users (low income), drivers who paid at the Bay Bridge toll plaza

Who is exempt: transit, shuttles, vanpools, buses, bicyclists and pedestrians

            Toll cost hours of operation and implementation timeline will be studied further.


            Director Dunlop asked if there is current technology to avoid double tolls. Answer: Yes.

            Director Tsen asked about operating costs and funding, and incentives for people to give up their cars.

            Director Richardson asked about the affordability program.


There was no public comment. 


6.         Waterfront Plaza Restrooms Concept Design Update

            Julian Pancoast, TICD, reviewed previous restroom designs and past comments from board members. Mr. Pancoast presented their new restroom concept which includes a change in location to south of the Ferry Building, a material palette of channel glass and aluminum panels, an updated floorplan, and increased security features.


            Director Tsen thanked Mr. Pancoast for listening to the Director’s issues and asked to ensure the restroom area is safe with adequate lighting.

            Director Richardson commented that she prefers the sculptural option and commented on security.


There was no public comment. 


7.         IFD/CFD Formation and Affordable Housing Financing Update

            Bob Beck presented an update to the IFD and affordable housing analysis. Mr. Beck reviewed the base program funding gap, the funding need across scenarios, housing plan terms, achieving 75% tax increment, and tax increment revenues.

            Mr. Beck reviewed preliminary conclusions and recommendations. Without increasing the number of affordable housing units, there will be a funding gap of around $300 million to deliver the base 2,000 unit program. Increasing affordable housing to 27.2% would allow the City to deliver an additional 173 affordable units and increase the funding gap by around $58 million. Satisfying the Housing Plan requirements to pursue 30% would have too great an opportunity cost.

Next steps include presenting to the TIDA Board in July and continuing to explore means of narrowing the affordable housing gap with working group.


Director Tsen commented on new funding sources as program progresses, and the key is to get first parcels up so first phase of affordable housing is successful.


There was no public comment. 


8.         Discussion of Future Agenda Items by Directors

Director Tsen requested an item on the ferry.


There was no public comment. 


9.         Adjourn 3:40


Relevant documents such as resolutions, staff summaries, leases, subleases are available at the Treasure Island Development Authority Office, One Avenue of the Palms, Second Floor, Treasure Island, and the Government Information Center at the Main Library, 100 Larkin Street.  Public comment is taken on each item on the agenda.


If any materials related to an item on this agenda have been distributed to the TIDA Board of Directors after distribution of the agenda packet, those materials are available for public inspection at Treasure Island Development Authority, Building One, 2nd Floor, One  Ave. of Palms, San Francisco, CA 941130 during normal office hours.



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