Citizen's Advisory Board - April 5, 2016 - Minutes

Meeting Date: 
April 5, 2016 - 6:00pm
Location: 

Treasure Island /Yerba Buena Island

Citizens Advisory Board

Meeting Minutes

 

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

6:00-8:00 PM

 

San Francisco City Hall, Rm 421

1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place

San Francisco, CA 94102

 

For further information about the meeting please contact Kate Austin at (415) 274-0646

 

I.                      Roll Call

Natalie Bonnewit, Nathan Brennan, George Brown, Mike DeLane, Joanne Desmond, Jorge Garcia, Chrysanthe Gussis, Liz Hirschhorn, Becky Hogue, Kevin Holl, Karen Knowles-Pearce

 

  1. Approval of March 1, 2016 CAB Minutes

The March 1, 2016 CAB meeting minutes were approved.

 

  1. TIDA Staff Updates

Robert Beck, Treasure Island Director, provided an update on TIDA staff, legislation, development schedule, and Navy Environmental Program.

The April on-island TIDA Board meeting will be the last at Casa de la Vista. Ship Shape will be used in November.

The Housing Committee will begin meeting before the TIDA Board.

TICD issued a press release publically announcing the development project progress.

Nathan Brennan provided updates on the Restoration Advisory Board meeting.

 

  1. Life Learning Academy

Teri DeLane presented an overview and update of the Life Learning Academy (LLA). LLA is a SFUSD charter high school founded in 1998, and has been on Treasure Island for 16 years. The LLA provides a nonviolent community for students who have not been successful in traditional school settings. Current projects include opening a boarding school to provide a stable housing environment for up to 16 students.  LLA hopes to grow its program to one day support 100 students.

 

  1. Construction Traffic Management

Joe Antonio reviewed construction traffic management plans for Treasure Island and Yerba Buena Island and the schedule for construction.

Mr. Antonio reviewed the how traffic would be managed as work progresses on YBI and TI including the YBI abatement and demolition, water tank pad excavations, YBI street improvements, , causeway geotechnical work and street improvements, Treasure Island abatement and demolition, geotechnical mitigation, and TI street improvements. TICD is working to ensure disruption for residents and commercial tenants is kept to bare minimum.

 

Becky Hogue asked what will be done to alert residents of construction. Answer: TICD will be presenting at the TIDA Board and are working on mailers and the new construction page on the TIDA website.  

 

  1. IFD/CFD Update

Bob Beck presented on the Infrastructure Financing District (IFD) and Community Facilities District (CFD) formation and provided an update on affordable housing financing. TIDA is working with TIHDI and Community Economics to project parcel-specific development programs and costs. Key next steps include establishing a trigger date for conversion of CFD from capital to maintenance financing, recommending whether to commit additional revenues to affordable housing through IFD or other financing structure, and to present an update to TIDA Board and Housing Committee and then bring Resolutions of Intent to TIDA Board for recommendation before introduction to Board of Supervisors.

 

  1. Westbound YBI Ramps Update

Mike Scott, SFCTA, reviewed the current status of the YBI Westbound Ramps and upcoming milestones. The ramps construction is 90% complete and scheduled to open August 2016. Northgate widening and Macalla reconstruction will begin in April 2016. Bridge barriers begin May 2016. Bridge deck joints will be installed June 2016.

Mr. Scott reviewed Quarters 10 move to YBI Clipper Cove and the new nearly completed bathroom there.

 

  1. Future Agenda Items

There were no Future Agenda Items from Board members. 

 

  1. Announcements from Board members

Karen Knowles-Pearce announced that Jack Sylvan had a baby.

 

  1. Public Comments

There was no public comment.

 

  1. Adjourn

 

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