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Tuesday, May 11, 2010
1 South Van Ness Ave. 7th Floor
Union Square Conference Room

9:00 A.M.

Cameron Beach, Chairman
Jerry Lee

Nathaniel P. Ford, Sr.

Roberta Boomer


1.  Call to Order

The meeting was called to order by Chairman Beach at 9:03 a.m.

2.  Roll Call


  • Cameron Beach
  • Jerry Lee

3. Approval of Minutes

On motion to approve the minutes of the April 13, 2010 Regular Meeting: unanimously approved.

4. Executive Director’s Report

  • Ongoing activities

Exec. Director/CEO Ford discussed the temporary cessation of the Proof of Payment saturation efforts.

No public comment.

5. Public Comment


6. Discussion of upcoming SFMTA Board/Parking Authority Commission items. (No explanatory documents.)

  • Status of Twin Peaks Tunnel slow speed order

ED/CEO Ford stated that while David Hill had committed to a speed of 50 mph in the tunnel by May 1, Chief Operating Officer John Haley had significant concerns and wants to review the situation prior to a final decision.  He stated that he would report back to the full Board in June.

No public comment.

  • PCO deployment plan

Debbie Borthne, assistant director, Enforcement, discussed the deployment plan.  

No public comment.

  • Transfer policy

Diana Hammons, manager, Revenue Division, Finance and Information Technology presented the staff report. 

Director Beach requested information regarding a day pass for riders, other Bay Area transit properties and what the fare box recovery ratio was for transit properties.  He also requested a copy of the bulletin provided to transit operators regarding the use and enforcement of the transfer policy.

No public comment.

  • Hunter’s Point Shipyard-Candlestick Point Interagency Cooperation Agreement

Michael Cohen, Director, Office of Economic and Workforce Development updated the committee regarding the timing of the project.  

No public comment.

7.  Discussion regarding the operation of the SFMTA Board of Directors/Parking Authority Commission. 

No discussion.

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.

No action.  The closed session was cancelled.

ADJOURN – The meeting adjourned at 10:02 a.m.

Roberta Boomer
Board Secretary

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