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October 4, 2011, 3:00 p.m.

One South Van Ness Avenue, 8th Floor
Twin Peaks Conference Room, Room 8203
San Francisco, California

Vice President James Ludwig stated that a quorum was present and the meeting was called to order. Mr. Ludwig noted that Rudy Nothenberg, the President of the SFMRIC Board, had resigned subsequent to the last Board meeting.


  • Mr. James Ludwig, Vice President
  • Ms. Nancy Lenvin, Secretary
  • Mr. Thomas Escher, Treasurer
  • Mr. Wil Din
  • Dr. James McCray Jr.
  • Mr. Robert P. Morrow III

Also Present:

  • Ms. Gail Stein, Finance and Information Technology, SFMTA
  • Ms. Joanne Carr, Finance and Information Technology, SFMTA
  • Ms. Stephanie Stuart Bethune, Deputy City Attorney
  • Mr. Scott Emblidge, Partner, Moscone Emblidge & Sater

1. Public comment

No public comment was received.

2. Approval of the minutes of the Board meeting of June 29, 2011 (see attachment A)

The minutes of June 29, 2011, Board meeting were approved with one correction of a typographical error.

Edward Reiskin, Director of Transportation, arrived and thanked the Board members for their years of service to the San Francisco Municipal Railway. After a discussion of the history of SFMRIC and some of the projects that it funded, Mr. Reiskin departed.

3. Consideration of Dissolution of SFMRIC (see attachments B, C and D)

The Board members conducted a wide-ranging discussion to consider the dissolution of SFMRIC and the wording of the dissolution resolution. They posed numerous questions related to potential liability and the use of the remaining funds, to which Mr. Emblidge responded. At the end of the discussion, the Board voted unanimously in favor of the dissolution resolution.

Ms. Carr and Ms. Stein then presented each of the directors with a certificate of appreciation for service to the Agency.



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