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1.  Call to Order

Chairman Nolan called the meeting to order at 9:04 a.m.

2.  Roll Call


  • Cameron Beach
  • Leona Bridges – absent at Roll Call
  • Cheryl Brinkman– absent at Roll Call
  • Malcolm Heinicke – absent at Roll Call
  • Jerry Lee     
  • Tom Nolan
  • Bruce Oka

3.  Public Comment


4.  Discussion and vote pursuant to Administrative Code Section 67.11(a) as to whether to conduct a closed session and invoke the attorney‑client privilege.

On motion to invoke the attorney-client privilege: unanimously approved (Bridges, Brinkman, Heinicke-absent).

Directors Bridges, Brinkman and Heinicke arrived.

5.  Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6(a) and Administrative Code Section 67.8, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Board shall meet in closed session for:


CCSF Representative: Debra Johnson and/or her designees

Employee Organizations:

TWU Local 250-A, TWU Local 200, Carpenters Local 22, Electrical Workers Local 6, Glaziers Local 718, IFPTE Local 21, Laborers Local 261, AMTIA Local 1414, MEA, Operating Engineers Local 3, Painters Local 1176, Plumbers Local 38, Sheet Metal Workers Local 104, Stationary Engineers Local 39, Teamsters Local 856, Teamsters Local 853 and SEIU Local 1021

            To discuss:

            _X_  Wages

            _X__ Hours

            _X__ Benefits

            _X__ Working Conditions

            _X__ Other    

Also present: 

  • Nathaniel Ford, executive director/CEO
  • Roberta Boomer, board secretary
  • Julia Friedlander, deputy city attorney
  • Debra Johnson, director, Administration, Taxi and Accessible Services
  • Sonali Bose, director, Finance and Information Technology
  • John Haley, director, Transit Services
  • Reggie Mason, director, Safety and Training
  • Rumi Ueno, manager, Labor Relations
  • Gina Roccanova, deputy city attorney

6.  Pursuant to Government Code Sections 54956.9, and Administrative Code Section 67.8 (a) (3) the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Board of Directors will meet in closed session to discuss attorney‑client matters in the following case:


Anticipated Litigation:

__X__ As defendant or __X__ As plaintiff

This item was removed from the agenda and was not discussed.

ADJOURN CLOSED SESSION AND RECONVENE OPEN SESSION - The closed session was adjourned at 10:04 a.m.

6. Announcement of Closed Session.

Chairman Nolan announced that the SFMTA Board of Directors met in closed session to discuss labor negotiations but took no action.  There was no discussion of anticipated litigation.

7. Motion to disclose or not disclose the information discussed in closed session.

On motion to not disclose the information discussed: unanimously approved.

ADJOURN - The meeting was adjourned at 10:05 a.m.

A tape of the meeting is on file in the office of the Secretary to the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Board of Directors.

Roberta Boomer
Board Secretary

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