Board of Directors - June 8, 2016 - Minutes

Meeting Date: 
June 8, 2016 - 1:30pm




June 8, 2016 – 5:30PM


Room 400, City Hall

1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place





1.         Call to Order 1:30



V. Fei Tsen, President                                               

Larry Mazzola, Jr., VP                                  

Mark Dunlop, Secretary        

Linda Fadeke Richardson

Jean-Paul Samaha



Hon. Jane Kim (Ex-Officio)                         


2.         General Public Comment


            Dave Guinther, TISC, made comments on the marina development.

Hunter Cutting, Save Clipper Cove, made comments on letters from Supervisors Avalos and Compos, the Division of Boating and Waterways staff report on the Treasure Island Enterprises (TIE) loan application, and shared a comparison of the 2015 Marina footprint vs. the 2005 EIR. 



3.         Report by Treasure Island Director


Robert Beck, Treasure Island Director, reported on development and operation issues on Treasure Island. Casa de la Vista will continue hosting events through August based on the current schedule for demolition. SF ROMP (Rescue Orphaned Mammal Program) presented to the Housing Property Managers at their May meeting on methods for securing buildings against raccoons and other animals. SF DEM, TIDA, and CalOES hosted a Tsunami Awareness Workshop on May 26th at Shipshape. Volunteers conducted a butterfly count on YBI last weekend. TI Yacht Club celebrated its 50th anniversary in May with an event at the Casa.

There were three power outages earlier this month – one was due to a goose striking overhead lines and two were the result of vandals breaking into building 450. TIDA met with new Southern Station Captain regarding vandalism and sideshows.

The Dog Park work will be completed by end of June. Demolition of the Star Barracks will begin in August.


Director Dunlop requested an update on the Marina.

Director Richardson asked when negotiations began between TIE and the Sailing Center. Answer: March 2015 was the first time TISC brought forward their needs to TIDA.


4.         Communications From and Received by TIDA


There was no discussion on Communications by Directors.  

There was no public comment.


5.         Ongoing Business by Board of Directors


There was no Ongoing Business by Directors

There was no public comment.




  1. Approving the Minutes of  the April 13, 2016 Meeting
  2. Resolution Approving a Revision to the Tree Removal Public Notice Procedures for Treasure Island/Yerba Buena Island to Amend Exhibit A  
  3. Resolution Authorizing the Treasure Island Director to Retroactively Execute a Sixth Extension of the Loan Agreement with the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco for the Temporary Loan of the Miguel Covarrubias Mural “Fauna and Flora of the Pacific”
  4. Resolution Authorizing the Director of Island Operations to Execute a Grant Agreement with the Boys and Girls Clubs of San Francisco, a California Non-Profit Organization
  5. Resolution Approving and Authorizing the Execution of a Professional Services Agreement between the Treasure Island Development Authority and the Treasure Island Homeless Development Initiative for Fiscal Year 2016-2017
  6. Resolution Approving and Authorizing the Execution of a Professional Services Agreement between the Treasure Island Development Authority and Toolworks, Inc., to Provide Janitorial Services For a Month to Month Term, Commencing July 1, 2016 and Ending June 30, 2017 in an Amount not to Exceed $150,000
  7. Resolution Authorizing the Treasure Island Director to execute a month-to-month Professional Services Agreement between the Treasure Island Development Authority and Rubicon Enterprises, Inc., a California nonprofit public benefit corporation, commencing July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017, for an amount not to exceed $1,090,645
  8. Resolution Authorizing the Treasure Island Director to Execute a Memorandum of Understanding with the Port Commission of San Francisco for the Loan of the Authority’s two Sargeant Johnson Sculptures titled “Inca Indians”


Item 6h. was pulled from the agenda. Peter Summerville, TIDA, made comments on a change of language.


Director Dunlop moved Item 6 as amended.

Director Richardson seconded the motion.

This item passed unanimously.


Director Richardson moved the consent agenda.

Director Dunlop seconded the motion.

This item passed unanimously.


7.Resolution Approving the Budget of the Treasure Island Development Authority for Fiscal Years 2016-2018 and Authorizing the Treasure Island Director to Enter into Work Orders for Services with other City Departments, Professional Service Contracts and Agreements with Service Providers


Bob Beck, reviewed FY15-16 performance and presented on TIDA’s budget for Fiscal Year 2016-2017.

Continuing community programs in FY16-17 budget include YMCA, DPH Clinic, TIHDI programs, Toolworks Custodial Programs, and Rubicon Landscaping Services.

In FY16-17 budget commercial revenues are projected to increase slightly and residential revenues should rebound to historical norms. The budget is increased for TIHDI Job Broker program, TIMMA planning, services in support of development, landscape maintenance and the Arts Commission. The budget has decreased for DPW Urban Forestry, resident relocations, and City Attorney and GSA work orders.

The total budget is $15,441,519.


Director Dunlop would like to note the community programs that TIDA supports and commented on his support of the budget.


Director Richardson moved the consent agenda.

Director Dunlop seconded the motion.

This item passed unanimously.


8.         Resolution Authorizing the Treasure Island Development Authority to Execute a Grant Application, Grant Agreement, and Related Documents Necessary to File as a Joint Applicant with Treasure Island Community Development under the State of California’s Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities Program, and to Accept and Expend Funds as Set Forth in the Grant Application, Subject to Approval of the City’s Board of Supervisors, and Authorizing the Treasure Island Director to Enter into an Indemnification Agreement with Treasure Island Community Development.


Bob Beck presented on the Affordable Housing & Sustainable Communities (AHSC) grant application. TICD has requested TIDA to be a co-applicant in the pursuit of a grant for transit and transportation related costs under the AHSC Grant Program. TIDA worked with TIMMA and TIHDI to develop and review the scope of the application. Affordable housing is not included in the current application, but the AHSC Program will be an important source of funds for affordable housing.

The scope of the application includes sustainable transportation infrastructure ($10.4 million), transportation-related amenities ($1.1 million) and a vanpool program ($0.5 million). Applications are due by June 20, 2016.


Director Tsen commented that she is please TIDA is applying for the AHSC grant and hopes to be successful.

Director Richardson requested to see a draft of the grant application.

Director Samaha asked if these funds are counted in the budget, and if the grant is not approved what will happen to the scope.


Sherry Williams, TIHDI, commented that TIHDI will be applying for more affordable housing funds in the future and is excited to be part of applications.


9.Presentation by San Francisco Department of Emergency Management on San Francisco Emergency Response Plan Tsunami Annex Revisions and Treasure Island Outreach


Amy Ramirez, DEM, presented an update on the CCSF Tsunami Annex. Ms. Ramirez provided an overview on tsunamis and risks to San Francisco. The biggest tsunami risk to SF is distant and a low probability event. In worst case scenario tsunami, all of TI would be inundated.

DEM held meetings with representatives from TI community and held a public open house on May 26, 2016.


Director Samaha asked what to do if the worst case scenario happens? Answer: carpool off island or walk to YBI.

Director Richardson requested DEM comes back and make a full presentation about emergency response plans for Treasure Island.

Director Dunlop asked about types of fault lines and if preparing for sea level rise by building up TI will help in case of a tsunami.


10.       Discussion of Future Agenda Items by Directors

There was no discussion of future agenda items by Directors.


11.       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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