Board of Directors - September 21, 2016 - Minutes

Meeting Date: 
September 21, 2016 - 1:30pm







September 21, 2016 1:30PM


Room 408, City Hall

1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place


Committee Members


Linda Fadeke Richardson (chair)      V. Fei Tsen                 Mark Dunlop  


Bob Beck, Treasure Island Director

Kate Austin, Commission Secretary



1.         Call to Order 1:30pm



Linda Fadeke Richardson

V. Fei Tsen

Mark Dunlop


2.         General Public Comment
There was no public comment.




  1. Approving the Minutes of  the July 20, 2016 Meeting


There was no public comment.


Director Dunlop moved the consent agenda.

Director Tsen seconded the motion.

This item passed unanimously.



4.         Update on Planning for Ferry Service

Frank Furger presented an update on Treasure Island ferry service planning. Upon full buildout, new transit services are anticipated to include Muni every 3.5 minutes, East Bay transit every 10 minutes, and ferry transit every 20-30 minutes. Mr. Furger reviewed the timeline for the initial start of ferry service and ferry purchase and operations funding options.

Julian Pancoast presented ferry terminal design details and the projected construction schedule.

Kevin Connolly presented on WETA’s plans for Treasure Island ferry service including an overview of WETA’s strategic plan, timeline, focus areas, and expanded regional services through 2035.


Director Dunlop commented on funding and ferry pricing.

Director Tsen asked about demand analysis and how demand for the ferry is estimated. Director Tsen requested to see a copy of WETA’s strategic plan.

Director Richardson requested to see MOU and asked that green technology is explored.


            There was no public comment.


5.         Update on I-80 Eastbound and Westbound Ramps Projects

            Bob Beck provided an update on the I-80 Eastbound and Westbound ramps. In advance of the Westbound Ramps opening, TIDA is working with SFMTA and DPW to review and refresh pavement, striping, and signage on Macalla Road. The Eastbound on-ramp has been open for several months. The bike path is anticipated to open before end of October. SFCTA is leading efforts to provide public facilities adjacent to Quarters 9 which would provide an expanded public area at the bike path landing.  The SFCTA is also leading the planning for the new eastbound off-ramp/Hillcrest/ Southgate Road connection.


Director Tsen asked if this will be a part of the Bay Trail. Answer: Yes.


There was no public comment. 


6.         Discussion of Future Agenda Items by Directors

Director Dunlop commented on creating a community organization to care for the beach area at Clipper Cove.


There was no public comment. 


7.         Adjourn 2:20


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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