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Friday, November 18, 2011
1 South Van Ness Ave. 7th Floor
Union Square Conference Room

9:00 A.M.


Jerry Lee, Chairman
Cheryl Brinkman
Bruce Oka

Edward D. Reiskin

Roberta Boomer

If a member or members of the Municipal Transportation Agency's Board of Directors, who are not a member of the Policy and Governance Committee attends and participates in this meeting, that Committee meeting shall also constitute a special meeting of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Board of Directors, which shall be chaired by Director Lee, Chairman of the Policy and Governance Committee.


1. Call to Order

The meeting was called to order by Chairman Lee at 9:0 a.m.

2. Roll Call


  • Cheryl Brinkman
  • Jerry Lee
  • Bruce Oka

3. Approval of Minutes

On motion to approve the minutes of the October 14, 2011: unanimously approved.

4. Director’s Report


5. Public Comment


6. Presentation, discussion and possible action of upcoming SFMTA Board/Parking Authority Commission items. (No explanatory documents.)

  • Overtime Report

Chairman Lee requested that future overtime reports provide a breakdown of classes within the miscellaneous column. With regard to the traffic signal electricians, he requested a breakdown in the use of overtime between emergencies and planned overtime. He asked staff to return to the next meeting to quantify the number of vehicles that transit car cleaners clean in an eight hour day vs. a twelve hour day and how many hours it takes to clean a vehicle. Director Haley stated that he would quantify the cost of graffiti on vehicles and stations and provide a breakdown in overtime for station agents, transit supervisors, custodians, and transit car cleaner supervisors. Chairman Lee also requested a breakdown for cost recovery versus non cost recovery events for parking control officers.

No public comment.

  • Controller’s Audit on work orders

Tonia Lediju, Controller’s Office, presented the audit. Ms. Lediju stated that she would plan to return to the committee in January to discuss other departments’ responses to the audit.

No public comment.

  • Analysis of Holiday Enforcement Policy

This item was continued to the January 2012 meeting.

  • Operations Scorecard

John Haley, director, Transit presented the report. He stated that he would bring an analysis of how maintenance costs are increasing as the fleet ages to the next meeting.

No public comment.

  • Balboa Park Station Capacity Study

Chairman Lee noted that Director Ramos was present.

Frank Markowitz provided an overview of the study.

No public comment.

7. Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding the operation of the SFMTA Board of Directors/Parking Authority Commission.

  • 2012 Schedule of Meetings

Board Secretary Boomer reviewed the 2012 schedule.

No public comment.

ADJOURN – The meeting adjourned at 11:06 a.m.

Submitted by:

Roberta Boomer
Board Secretary

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