Board of Directors - May 10, 2017 - Minutes

Meeting Date: 
May 10, 2017 - 1:30pm




May 10, 2017 – 1:30PM


Room 400, City Hall

1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place





1.         Call to Order 1:40



V. Fei Tsen, President           

Mark Dunlop, Secretary

Linda Fadeke Richardson

Larry Mazzola, Jr., VP

Jean-Paul Samaha

Sam Moss (1:50)



Hon. Jane Kim (Ex-Officio)                         


2.         General Public Comment

            There was no public comment.


3.         Report by Treasure Island Director

Robert Beck, Treasure Island Director, reported on development and operation issues on Treasure Island. A Community Stewardship Day was held at Clipper Cove Beach on May 5th.TIHDI and SF Office of Economic and Workforce Development hosted a Career Resource Fair for Treasure Island residents on Saturday May 6th. YMCA hosted a Healthy Kids event at TI Gym on Saturday April 29th.  Dog Park Event is scheduled for Saturday May 20th. The Vista Point was opened on May 2nd at an SFCTA event. The Bay Bridge bike path is now open seven days per week. The Navy finalized FOST #6 and the next transfer is anticipated in June. DPW is preparing map conditions for the Tentative Subdivision Maps for Yerba Buena Island based on comments from City Agencies. TICD is now holding on island community meetings each month with the next meeting held May 18th.


Director Richardson commented on the Vista Point Opening event.

Director Tsen commented on the Vista Point Opening event and that connecting TI to Oakland will bring more people to visit TI.

Director Dunlop made comments on the YBI Stewardship Day and bicycle safety on YBI.

Director Mazzola asked for Mr. Beck to expand on the relocation of units.



There was no comment from Directors on Communications.

There was no public comment.



There was comment from Directors on Ongoing Business.

  1. here was no public comment.




  1. Approving the Minutes of the April 12, 2017 Special Meeting
  2. Resolution clarifying the authority of the Treasure Island Development Authority to implement requirements of the Phase II Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System General Permit and the Sanitary Sewer Overflow Water Discharge Requirements Permit and adopting provisions of the San Francisco Public Works Code to enforce those requirements.


Director Tsen pulled called for Item 6b to be removed from the consent agenda to discuss provisions of permits. Director Tsen commented that it would be great for the TIDA Board and public to review stormwater collection system for TI. After discussion, the items were restored to the consent agenda.


There was no public comment.


Director Richardson moved the consent agenda.

Director Dunlop seconded the motion.

This item passed unanimously.


7.         Resolution Approving  the Treasure Island Development Authority Fiscal Year 2017-18 Budget, Including Work-Orders for Services with other City Departments and Professional Services Contracts and Agreements with Service Providers     

            Jack Nathanson, TIDA, presented the FY17-18 Budget. Mr. Nathanson reviewed the FY16-17 budget and reported that total TIDA expenditures are projected to be under budget despite unantipated expenses. Total current fiscal year revenues will be lower than projected. Total expenses will likely exceed current fiscal year revenues.

            Changes in the FY17-18 budget include an increased budget for TIHDI Job Broker Program, TIMMA Congestion Management efforts, and Rubicon landscape maintenance. Changes include a decreased budget for Navy required resident relocations and TICD ramps payment. Total FY17-18 budget of approximately $14.8 million. Expenses are projected to exceed revenues and TIDA will draw on prior year fund balance as necessary to supplement revenues. TICD revenue support is not expected to be required. TIDA’s budget will be submitted to the BoS on June 1st and heard at the BoS Budget & Finance June meeting.


            Director Richardson commented that the TIDA budget is conservative.

            Director Moss commented on housing budget.

            Director Tsen asked the reason for the drop in revenue, and commented on having room in budget to meet with thought leaders around new technologies.

            Director Samaha asked what the deficit is. Answer: Expect around 2 million.

            Director Dunlop asked about the possibilities of on-island events.


8.         TIDA Housing Update

Bob Beck, TIDA, presented an update on affordable and transition housing. Mr. Beck reviewed the project-generated affordable housing funds, TIDA housing development commitment, transitional housing elements, and the relocation consultant RFP. TIDA issued an RFP on April 10th for Relocation Consultant Services with an initial term of 5 years with two 2-year optional extensions. Primary responsibly will be to assist in implementation of THRRs for Pre-DDA residents of The Villages at Treasure Island. The Relocation Consultant will conduct a Needs Assessment and educate and advise household members. In June Mr. Beck will provide an update on the Infrastructure and Revitalization Financing District (IRFD) and TIDA/TIHDI Sites in the initial Subphase area.


            Director Richardson asked questions on financing and commented on relocation benefits.

Director Moss requested that TIDA does not spare any expense for any TI resident in needs to relocate, and to do it in equitable way.


9.         Discussion of Future Agenda Items by Directors

            There was no Discussion of Future Agenda Items by Directors.


10.       Closed Session

            a.    Public comment on all items relating to closed session

There was no public comment

b.   Vote on whether to hold closed session to confer with legal counsel on existing litigation. (Action item)


Director ­­­­­­­Mazzola moved to hold closed session

Director Richardson seconded the motion.

This item passed unanimously.


1). CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - Pursuant to California Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1) and San Francisco Administrative Code Section 67.10(d)(1), the Commission will discuss with legal counsel existing litigation.

                        Existing Litigation: Afifi, et al. v. Treasure Island Development Authority, et al.

                        San Francisco Superior Court No. CGC-16-555455


  1. Reconvene in open session (Action item)


i. Possible report on action taken in closed session (Government Code section 54957.1(a) (1) and San Francisco Administrative Code Section 67.12(a))

ii. Vote to elect whether to disclose any or all discussions held in closed session (San Francisco Administrative Code Section 67.12(a)).


The Board reconvened in open session. There was no report out of closed session.


11.       Adjourn 3:30



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 94130 during normal office hours.

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