Board of Directors - October 12, 2016 - Minutes

Meeting Date: 
October 12, 2016 - 1:30pm
Location: 

TREASURE ISLAND DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

MEETING MINUTES

 

October 12, 2016 – 1:30PM

 

Room 400, City Hall

1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

1.         Call to Order 1:35

 

            Present

V. Fei Tsen, President           

Larry Mazzola, Jr., VP

Linda Fadeke Richardson
Mark Dunlop, Secretary

Sam Moss

 

Excused

Jean-Paul Samaha

Hon. Jane Kim (Ex-Officio)                         

 

2.         General Public Comment

Tammy Powers, proprietor of Tammy’s Chicken and Waffles, commented on the disruption to her business by tourist limos.

Hunter Cutting made comments on Clipper Cove and stated that the Baykeeper does not support the proposed marina.

Jay Wallace, TIE, responded to comments on Clipper Cove and stated that the proposed marina has been reduced through discussions and is not a “mega marina.”

Meesun Boice commented that the TI Yacht Club supports the Marina development.

 

Patrick Regan, Toolworks, thanked TIDA for their support of Toolworks.

 

Director Dunlop requested that TIDA staff puts together a packet for Directors on the Marina issues which details the plan revisions and includes facts.

 

3.         Report by Treasure Island Director

Robert Beck, Treasure Island Director, reported on development and operation issues on Treasure Island. The Treasure Island Flea Market on 9/24-25 was at its new location along Avenue N on the east side of TI. Treasure Island Music Festival is this weekend, 10/15-16. TI’s first Barbershop, Bruce Bruce, opened in September.Danilov, the new name for TI Events Venue/Oasis, opened on 9/24. The on-island November TIDA Board meeting will be held here on 11/16.

There will be a ceremony on 10/21 for the completion of the YBI ramps. The new ramps will open on 10/22 and the bike path will open on 10/23.

BCDC approved the Major Permit at their 9/15 meeting. The second land transfer closed on 9/20.

On 10/6 SFAC held a community meeting on island on the Arts Master Plan.

Demolition of the northernmost Star Barracks building is complete. Abatement of the southern Star Barracks is complete and structural demolition should begin next week.

4.         Communications From and Received by TIDA

There was no comment from Directors on Communications.

There was no public comment.

 

5.         Ongoing Business by Board of Directors

There was no comment from Directors on Ongoing Business.

There was no public comment.

 

6.         CONSENT AGENDA

 

  1. Approving the Minutes of  the September 14, 2016 Meeting
  2. Resolution Approving and Authorizing the Execution of a First Amendment to the Professional Services Agreement between the Treasure Island Development Authority and Toolworks Inc., a California nonprofit public benefit corporation, commencing on November1, 2016 through June 30, 2017, to increase the annual Scope of Services and not to exceed Contract Amount for Fiscal Year 2016-2017
  3. Resolution Approving and Authorizing the Execution of a First Amendment to the Professional Services Agreement between the Treasure Island Development Authority and Rubicon Enterprises, Inc., a California nonprofit public benefit corporation, commencing on November 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017, to increase the annual Scope of Services and not to exceed Contract Amount for Fiscal Year 2016-2017
  4. Resolution Approving a Modification of the Memorandum of Understanding Between the Treasure Island Development Authority and the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission for the Provision of Utilities Services on Treasure Island and Yerba Buena Island to Extend the Term of the Agreement
  5. Resolution Approving and Authorizing the Execution of Lease No. 1,133 with FCP Associates, Inc., a California corporation for approximately 10,000 square feet of space located at the Great Lawn, 699 Avenue of Palms, Treasure Island, to develop and operate a container restaurant facility

 

Director Mazzola requested to hear Item 6e separately.

 

Director Richardson moved items A, B, C, and D of the consent agenda.

Director Dunlop seconded the motion.

This item passed unanimously.

 

6e. Resolution Approving and Authorizing the Execution of Lease

 

Director Mazzola commented that he does not support modular construction and will not be supporting the resolution.  

Director Samaha commented on his support of Director Mazzola’s concerns but will support the project.

 

Sherry Williams, TIHDI, said that she is sympathetic to Director Mazzola’s concerns but commented that is a temporary facility.

 

Director Dunlop moved item 6e.

Director Richardson seconded the motion.

Item 6e was approved in a 4-1 vote.

 

7.Resolution Establishing an Ad Hoc Nominating Committee, Consisting of Three Members of the Treasure Island Development Authority Board of Directors to Nominate Officers to Serve One Year Term.

Director Tsen, Director Dunlop, and Director Mazzola were nominated for the Ad Hoc Nominating Committee.

The Ad Hoc Nominating Committee will meet prior to the December TIDA Board Meeting.

 

Director Moss moved the item.

Director Richardson seconded the motion.

This item passed unanimously.

 

8.         Resolution Approving and Authorizing the Execution of a Memorandum of Agreement between the Treasure Island Development Authority and San Francisco County Transportation Authority to compensate the Authority for costs relating to Yerba Buena Island Vista Point Operations, Maintenance Traffic Control, Security, and Shuttle Services for the period from November 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.

Rich Rovetti, TIDA, presented the resolution authorizing an MOU between TIDA and SFCTA. Mr. Rovetti reviewed the Vista Point project, including the new East span bike path, and proposed improvements.

           

Director Tsen commented that it is wonderful to have a connection between the East Bay and Treasure Island.

 

Director Richardson moved the item.

Director Dunlop seconded the motion.

This item passed unanimously.

 

9.         Resolution Authorizing the Treasure Island Director to Submit Resolutions of Intent to the Board of Supervisors to Initiate the Formation of a Community Facilities District and Infrastructure and Revitalization Financing District and Take Other Actions in Connection Therewith.

            Bob Beck presented on the Infrastructure Financing District and Community Facilities District formation. Mr. Beck reviewed the DDA and Financing Plan, and the process to complete the formation.

            The proposed resolution clarifies that the intent of the August 10th TIDA resolution was to authorize the Director to take the appropriate and necessary steps to carry out the formation of the districts.

 

Director Dunlop moved the item.

Director Richardson seconded the motion.

This item passed unanimously.

           

10.       SFCTA/TIDA/TICD Tree Planting Agreement

Peter Summerville, TIDA, provided an overview of a proprosed Tree Planting Agreement with SFCTA. 300 trees were removed during the Westbound Ramps construction on YBI and SFCTA is obligated to replant 300 trees elsewhere on YBI. To avoid planting trees that might be in conflict with upcoming development activities, TIDA, TICD, and SFCTA are negotiating a Memorandum of Agreement that will be submitted to TIDA Board of Directors for consideration at November 2016 TIDA Board meeting. 

 

            Director Dunlop asked if the same trees are being replanted or if they are new plants.

            Director Richards asked if there will be eucalyptus trees.

Director Samaha commented that he is happy eucalyptus is being thinned out as it is an invasive plant.

 

11.       Discussion of Future Agenda Items by Directors

            There was no discussion of Future Agenda Items by Directors.

 

12.       Adjourn 2:50

 

 

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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