MUNICIPAL TRANSPORTATION AGENCY
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
POLICY AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE
Tuesday, February 8, 2011
1 South Van Ness Ave. 7th Floor
Union Square Conference Room
Cameron Beach, Chairman
Nathaniel P. Ford, Sr.
ORDER OF BUSINESS
1. Call to Order
The meeting was called to order by Vice Chairman Lee at 9:00 a.m.
2. Roll Call
Present: Cameron Beach – with notification
3. Approval of Minutes
On motion to approve the minutes of the January 11, 2011: unanimously approved (Beach-absent).
4. Executive Director’s Report
5. Public Comment
6. Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding upcoming SFMTA Board/Parking Authority Commission items. (Explanatory documents may include a slide presentation or report.)
-Bagged meter rates
Ricardo Olea, traffic engineer, Sustainable Streets, presented the staff report.
Sean Keighran, Residential Builders Association, stated that although this was a 25 percent increase they are willing to try this. He noted that the industry has 30 percent unemployment and that new permits were down by 94 percent. He stated that there was some heartburn for having to pay for a Sunday meter when meters don’t generate revenue on that day.
On motion to move to the full board with recommendation:
AYES - Brinkman and Lee
ABSENT - Beach
-Electric Vehicle Program
Amit Kothari, manager, Off-Street Parking, and Chris Hayashi, deputy director, Taxi Services presented the staff report.
No public comment.
7. Discussion regarding the operation of the SFMTA Board of Directors/Parking Authority Commission.
No items were presented or discussed.
8. Discussion and vote pursuant to Administrative Code Section 67.10(d) as to whether to conduct a closed session and invoke the attorney‑client privilege.
The closed session was cancelled.
ADJOURN – The meeting adjourned at 9:47 a.m.
A tape of the closed session is on file in the office of the Secretary to the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Board of Directors.
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