Board of Directors - March 19, 2019 - Minutes

Meeting Date: 
March 19, 2019 - 9:00am
Location: 

TREASURE ISLAND DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

INFRASTRUCTURE AND TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE

 

DRAFT MEETING MINUTES

 

March 19, 2019 9:00AM

 

Room 416, City Hall

1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place

 

Committee Members

 

Linda Fadeke Richardson (chair)       V. Fei Tsen                  Sharon Lai

 

Bob Beck, Treasure Island Director

Kate Austin, Commission Secretary

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

1.         Call to Order 9:03am

 

Present

Linda Fadeke Richardson

V. Fei Tsen

Mark Dunlop

Paul Giusti (9:40)

 

Excused

Sharon Lai

 

2.         General Public Comment
There was no public comment.

 

3.         CONSENT AGENDA

 

  1. Approving the Minutes of the February 19, 2019 Meeting

 

Director Tsen moved the consent agenda.

Director Dunlop seconded the motion.

This item passed unanimously.

 

4.         Subphase 3 Application Review Update

Rich Laureta, Freyer & Laureta, presented on the status of the Subphase 3 Application and discussed comments received by agencies. 

 

Director Richardson asked which city agencies they will be working with in next steps.

Director Dunlop asked if there have been any issues with the review or if it has been going smoothly. Answer: Going smoothly.

Director Tsen asked about curbside parking and if there will be zones for drop-offs and autonomous vehicles.

 

There was no public comment.

 

5.         Overview of Flex-Zoning and Zoning Heights

Bob Beck, TIDA, presented Flex-Zoning and Zoning Heights. The Design for Development (D4D) includes four parcels with Flex Height Zones, and TICD is currently designing buildings to take advantage of the allowable height. In addition the bulk of the east side neighborhood is subject to flex zoning with specific requirements for spacing between towers. Subphase 3 Application includes potential towers, which precludes most opportunities for TIDA to exercise flex zoning on their parcels. Mr. Beck presented maximum heights and construction types.

 

Natalie Bonnewit presented authority unit parcel analysis, authority unit entitlement, and a case study on Parcel C3.1. Case study concluded that the cost to increase from Type III to Type I is not worth additional $6.7 million in gap based on existing affordable housing funding sources and program requirements.

 

Kevin Griffith presented developer parcels. The D4D and zoning provide TICD with sufficient development flexibility. Flexible Height areas on east side of island and parcels zoned to 125 ft. provide ample opportunity to build seven stories or more over most of the island.

 

            Director Richardson asked about replacement unit benefits.

            Director Tsen commented on modular technologies.

Director Dunlop asked about height limits on towers and potential savings with modular construction.

Director Dunlop asked if there is a difference in quality between the types.

 

There was no public comment.

 

 

 

 

6.         Pier E2 Update         

            Bob Beck, TIDA, provided an update on the Pier E2 retention project. Mr. Beck presented the pier’s existing condition and the proposed design.

Mr. Beck reviewed the parking and circulation plan, and pedestrian access.

            Caltrans will perform a second phase of improvements after completing required environmental remediation.

Mr. Beck reviewed the operations and maintenance plans for Phase 1 and Phase 2. 

            Proposed opening of Labor Day 2019.

 

            Director Tsen commented that it is a great to have increased access to the bay.

 

            There was no public comment.

 

7.         Early In-Lieu Update

Bob Beck, TIDA, presented an update on the early in-lieu payment.

Early In-Lieu opportunity developed in response to public comment during the preparation of the THRR.

THRR establish benefit options for eligible Households when required to move including a choice of one of the following: newly constructed replacement rental unit, down payment assistance towards the purchase of a new unit, or an In-Lieu payment if the Household declines the replacement unit and elects to leave the Island.

Like other relocation benefits provided in the THRR, the Early In-Lieu option is a Household benefit.

The In-Lieu Payment calculation is based on household size and number/characteristics of eligible Pre-DDA persons residing in the household. Values used in calculation are those from the San Francisco Rent Board’s Schedule for Relocation Payments for “No-Fault” evictions.

TIDA proposes to issue letters extending the opportunity in early April with the opportunity being available beginning May 1st through February 2020.

There will be information at the poster session before the April on-island meeting of the TIDA Board.

 

            Director Dunlop asked if in-lieu payments are included in TIDA’s budget and about benefits for pre-DDA market rate tenants.

            Director Richardson commented on ARWS log of engagement included in March TIDA Board materials.

 

There was no public comment.

 

8.         Discussion of Future Agenda Items by Directors

            Director Richardson requested updates on westbound bike lane, autonomous vehicle testing, water transportation, and presentation by MTC.

            Director Dunlop requested an update on tolling and information on remediation efforts.

 

8.         Adjourn 10:45am

 

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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