Board of Directors - May 9, 2018 - Minutes

Meeting Date: 
May 9, 2018 - 1:30pm




May 9, 2018 – 1:30PM


Room 400, City Hall

1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place





1.         Call to Order 1:35



Linda Fadeke Richardson

Mark Dunlop

V. Fei Tsen, President

Jean-Paul Samaha

Sam Moss

Sharon Lai

Paul Giusti



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.

Supervisor Kim introduced a resolution calling for consideration of existing uses in Clipper Cove in planning for the Marina.Land Use hearing on the item was well attended; item was passed to the full board, but was continued yesterday.

Significant construction includes utility relocations. Avenue of the Palms, one side of causeway, and Clipper Cove are all closed. Improvements to Forest Road Detour alignment are underway.

YBI Final Map was recorded on April 19.

Working with Navy to schedule the 4th land transfer.

One Treasure Island graduated the second class from their asbestos abatement training program in partnership with Laborer’s Local 63.

Netflix wrapped filming of The OA April 13, look for episodes on Netflix by year end.

TreasureFest April 28 and 29 went smoothly. Additional traffic management measures ensured traffic flow on Macalla, Treasure Island Roads, The Causeway and California.


Director Richardson congratulated One Treasure Island and Echo Bay.

Director Samaha asked where we stand with the Marina and if renegotiations are needed.

Director Dunlop asked if the resolution will delay development of Clipper Cove.

Director Lai asked about Tetra Tech and need of additional review prior to next transfer.

Director Tsen asked that information on TI and Tetra Tech be summarized in memo for Board.


There was no public comment.



There was no comment from Directors on Communications.

There was no public comment.



There was no comment from Directors on Ongoing Business.

  1. here was no public comment.




  1. Approving the Minutes of the April 11, 2018 Special Meeting
  2. Resolution Approving and Adopting a 2018 Rent Schedule for the Sublease and Property Management Agreement between the Treasure Island Development Authority and John Stewart Company, a California Corporation
  3. Resolution Approving the Budget of the Treasure Island Development Authority for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 and Authorizing the Treasure Island Director to Enter into Work Orders for Service with other City Departments, Professional Service Contracts, and Agreements with Service Providers


Director Richardson moved the consent agenda.

Director Dunlop seconded the motion.

This item passed unanimously.


7.         Planning for Second Treasure Island Subphase Application

            Pamela Conrad, CMG, presented on plans for Treasure Island Subphases 2 and 3. Ms. Conrad reviewed the phasing plan, street designs, and the transit service network included in Subphases 2 and 3. Open spaces in Subphase 2 and 3 will include Eastside Commons, Clipper Cove Promenade, Building 2 Plaza, Building 3 Plaza, and Eastern Shoreline Park.


            Director Tsen requested that new technologies such as autonomous vehicles be included in planning- such as including drop off zones. Director Tsen commented that pedestrian flow is just as important as streets.

            Director Richardson asked that ADA be included in plans.

            Director Moss asked to reflect the diversity of the community in architectural renderings.

            Director Lai requested frequent crossings be included on large blocks, to include stop signs and stop lights in plans, and to accommodate vehicle drop off.

            Director Samaha asked about parking options.  

            Director Giusti asked about street names and if special interest groups are met with during planning process.


            There was no public comment.


8.         THRR Resident Consultation Update

            Bob Beck, TIDA, presented an update on THRR resident consultations. Mr. Beck provided a review of recent and on-going outreach efforts, and discussed topics for further consideration and next steps.

            ARWS operated a Resident Consultation office from February through the end of April to educate and advise household members on benefits. Of the 204 Pre-DDA and Mixed DDA Households, 164 have completed consultations to date.

Over 50% of participating households have interest in home ownership opportunities and

51 households attended a home ownership workshop held in April.

Mr. Beck discussed topics for further consideration which include an early in-lieu payment option, resident requests to split households, and THRR process for selecting an affordable vs. market rate unit option.

TIDA proposes making an Early In-Lieu payment option available to Pre-DDA Households beginning January 2019.

TIDA possibly considering allowing households to split if doing so allows both resulting households to qualify for an affordable unit.


            Director Dunlop commented that ARWS has done a great job.

            Director Samaha asked about the definition of “household.”

            Director Richardson asked that TIDA do everything possible to help Pre-DDA tenants and requested a report that reviews all efforts TIDA has taken.


There was no public comment.


9.         Future Open Space Operations Planning

            Bob Beck, TIDA, reviewed the parks and open space network on TI and YBI. The YBI Habitat Management Plan sets a framework for the conservation and management of natural areas and other open spaces on Yerba Buena Island. The first park – Hilltop Park – is scheduled for completion 2020-2021. Before opening parks TIDA must ensure that adequate maintenance and program support spaces are provided, and review what policies and rules should be in place. 


Director Tsen commented on the importance of operations and maintenance of parks.

Director Giusti asked why SF Rec & Parks is not overseeing maintenance.


There was no public comment.


10.       Ferry Plaza, Building One Plaza, and Hilltop Park Art Proposals

Bob Beck, TIDA, provided an update on the artist selection process and proposals. Selection Panel conducted artist presentation/interviews on April 17. SFAC Visuals Arts Committee to review and comment on recommendations at their May meeting. Arts Steering Committee considers Selection Panel recommendations. TIDA Board has final approval of selected artists and artworks. San Francisco Arts Commission contracts with selected artists.

Mr. Beck reviewed the three sites, and the three finalists and proposed artworks for each site.


Director Tsen described the proposed artworks further and discussed potential issues with art and locations.

Director Samaha asked if TIDA is looking at temporary art.


            There was no public comment.


11.       Discussion of Future Agenda Items by Directors

            Director Dunlop requested on update on funding.


12.       Adjourn 4:00


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.


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