Citizen's Advisory Board - February 3, 2015 - Minutes

Meeting Date: 
February 3, 2015 - 6:00pm
Location: 
Room 421

Treasure Island /Yerba Buena Island

Citizens Advisory Board

Meeting Agenda

 

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

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

David Bogdanoff, Natalie Bonnewit, Nathan Brennan, George Brown, Mark Connors, Mike DeLane, Jorge Garcia, Liz Hirschhorn, Becky Hogue, Karen Knowles-Pearce, Tim Molinare, Atta Pilram, Scott Vedro

 

  1. Approval of January 6, 2015 CAB Minutes

Approved.

 

  1. TIDA Staff Updates:
    1. Treasure Island Development Authority Board

First Infrastructure and Transportation Committee meeting was held on January 27. ITC will have similar agenda topics to the CAB.

  1. Legislative

Nothing new.

  1. Development Schedule

The development schedule was distributed at last month’s CAB. No major changes to schedule.

The Major Phase Application will be submitted for approval in spring.

Construction documents will be submitted in fall and demolition will begin the end of 2015.

  1. Navy Environmental Program

Navy is expanding scope of “time-critical removal actions” to take advantage of additional funding available this fiscal year.  The next RAB meeting will be on 2/17.

 

  1. Presentation of Island Center Open Space Design

Julian Pancoast, TICD, reviewed the schedule of public meetings that have been completed to date. The March CAB Meeting will review the scope of the Major Phase Application including non-open space topics.

The Ferry Plaza design was presented by AECOM. Bike circulation, seating, bus and shuttle loading, and bike parking were reviewed. The Ferry Shelter will be a “gateway experience” to Treasure Island that will improve island access, enhance community identity, and complement Building 1. The biggest issue for the ferry shelter is the wind, and the structure will have a glass windscreen to help block the wind and other elements.

 

The promenade/bay trail will provide continuous waterfront access and a dedicated bike lane. Coastal Lounge areas will provide nodes for relaxation and benches that focus on the views.

Ground materials and plants to be used were reviewed.

Building 1 Plaza design was presented by ACLA. There is a seven foot increase in elevation from the water to front door of Building 1, and multiple-use terraces will lead up to Building 1. Historical statues will be used as gateway from Ferry Shelter to Building 1 terraces, all leading to a multi-use plaza. The multi-use plaza will have movable furnishings and a water table.

ACLA presented the Marina Plaza design. The Marina Plaza will be an extension of the retail street, with a multi-use amphitheater facing Clipper Cove.

The Retail Main Street was presented by CMG. This street will be the center of urban activity and provide vibrant and lively street life with a series of outdoor street-rooms.  Retail Street will be maintained by the developer.

CMG presented Building 2 Plaza and Building 3 Plaza designs. Existing olive trees will be relocated to form a grove in the Building 2 Plaza which will include seating, pavilions, and shuttle and bus drop-off’s. Building 3 Plaza will have parking spaces and trees.

Clipper Cove Promenade was presented by AECOM. The promenade will consist of a 4 parts. The City Side Balcony will have bus drop off, waterfront seating, and marina access. The Clipper Cove Terrace will have a picnic porch, cover overlook, and marina access. The Island Lookout will have an outdoor lounge, and marina access. The Bridge Overlook will have an urban beach, café and seating, breakwater access, and the Sailing Center.

 

CAB members raised questions regarding marina parking - if there will be enough parking spaces for marina use, and the right type of parking for marina use. 

 

  1. Recommendation to Approve Streetscape Master Plan

Updates of the Streetscape Master Plan were presented. These updates include improvements to bicycle safety, pedestrian safety, and accessibility. Transit shelters and loading zones were also reviewed. The CAB unanimously recommended the Streetscape Master Plan.

 

  1. Future Agenda Items

 

  1. Announcements from Board members

Mark Connors requested an updated on existing utilities on the island.

 

  1. Public Comments

There was no public comment.

 

  1. Adjourn 7:50

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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