Board of Directors - October 18, 2017 - Minutes
TREASURE ISLAND DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
INFRASTRUCTURE AND TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE
DRAFT MEETING MINUTES
October 18, 2017 1:30PM
Room 408, City Hall
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
Linda Fadeke Richardson (chair) V. Fei Tsen Mark Dunlop
Bob Beck, Treasure Island Director
Kate Austin, Commission Secretary
ORDER OF BUSINESS
1. Call to Order 1:30pm
Linda Fadeke Richardson
V. Fei Tsen
Mark Dunlop (1:55)
Jean-Paul Samaha (1:50)
2. General Public Comment
There was no public comment.
3. CONSENT AGENDA
- Approving the Minutes of the September 20, 2017 Meeting
September meeting minutes were unavailable and will be approved at the next ITC meeting.
4. Affordable Housing Construction Efficiency Opportunities
Bob Beck presented affordable housing efficiency opportunities being considered and pursued. Potential efficiencies include pooled insurance, construction general conditions, services spaces, replacement, operating and transition reserves, property management and operation staff, shared construction costs, and modular construction.
Barbara Gualco, Director of Real Estate Development at Mercy Housing, presented an affordable housing case study at 280 Beale Street. Ms. Gualco reviewed the property, challenges, financing, results, and lessons learned. The eight story property with 13 parking spaces was built in 13 months and totaled $28 million with a $200,000/unit subsidy. 280 Beale shared garage and building systems with adjacent market rate development. Lessons learned include that affordable housing requirements can be a challenge for non-affordable housing developers. Need to be very clear about requirements of lenders, investors, and regulatory agencies.
Director Tsen asked if land is included in cost and asked about potential savings, design work, and modular housing. Director Tsen asked TIDA to prepare a report with suggestions to reduce inefficiencies and costs.
Director Lai asked about cost savings and ownership of parking.
Bob Beck presented examples of modular construction in California and reviewed modular fabrication and construction. Modular constructed components can represent 30-65% of total project hard costs. Savings are derived from labor cost reductions, materials costs reductions, and fast-track delivery. On delivery, modules are up to 97% complete. Mr. Beck reviewed the Controller’s Office comparative analysis. Areas of concern include building trade concerns, industry volatility, affordable production space, and industry experience. Next steps include evaluating potential of modular construction for initial TI projects and to continue to explore other potential opportunities to create cost efficiencies.
Director Tsen suggested that modular manufacturers present to full TIDA Board and commented on seriousness of affordable housing and that TIDA must diligently pursue ways to save costs.
Director Dunlop asked if Directors can visit modular housing to see what it looks like and asked about quality control of inspections.
Director Samaha asked TIDA to look at making all housing on TI more affordable.
Director Lai asked about method of delivery.
Director Richardson asked about maintenance.
5. Construction Update
Bob Beck presented an update on construction work on TI and YBI. Mr. Beck reviewed YBI street improvements, TI causeway improvements, geotechnical improvements, traffic impacts and the traffic control plan. TICD Community Outreach continues with a poster board session prior to November on-island meeting, and their regular monthly meeting at Ship Shape.
6. Discussion of Future Agenda Items by Directors
There was no discussion of future agenda items by Directors.
7. Adjourn 3:00
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