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Commission Meeting

September 28, 2011 10:15 AM

Or immediately following the 10:00 a.m. BATA Meeting
Joseph P. Bort MetroCenter Lawrence D. Dahms Auditorium 101 - Eighth Street, 1st Floor Oakland, California 94607
This agenda was updated September 28, 2011 9:12 AM. It is accurate to the best of our knowledge at that time.
For assistance, please contact Rosy Leyva,, 510.817.5775
This meeting will be audiocast on the MTC Web site during the meeting, and an audio file will be available for approximately one month after the meeting date.


Adrienne J. Tissier

Vice Chair

Amy Rein Worth


Tom Azumbrado Tom Bates David Campos Dave Cortese Bill Dodd Dorene M. Giacopini Federal D. Glover Mark Green Scott Haggerty Anne W. Halsted Steve Kinsey Sam Liccardo Jake Mackenzie Kevin Mullin Bijan Sartipi James P. Spering Scott Wiener


Confirm Quorum***



Chair's Report -

Presented by: Tissier


Resolution No. 4039 Creation of Bay Area Headquarters Authority.*

The Commission will be requested to approve MTC Resolution No. 4039, which authorizes the formation of the Bay Area Headquarters Authority (BAHA), a Joint Powers Authority comprising BATA and MTC, to develop, plan and acquire office space and facilities and undertake related activities to acquire a regional headquarters office facility. Resolution No. 4039 also acknowledges and approves certain related actions by the Bay Area Toll Authority and BAHA.

Action: Approval

• 2a_Bay_Area_Headquarters_Authority.pdf

• tmp-4039.pdf



Policy Advisory Council Report -

Presented by: Egon Terplan



Executive Director's Report -

Presented by: Heminger

Action: Information



Commissioner Comments

Action: Information



Consent Calendar

Action: Approval


Commission Meeting Minutes - July 27, 2011.*

• 6_July_27-_MTC_minutes.pdf


Joint MTC/BATA Meeting Minutes - July 27, 2011.*

• 6_July_27-_JointMTC-BATA_minutes.pdf


Special Commission Meeting Minutes - August 17, 2011.*

• 6_Special_Commission_Minutes_August_17_2011.pdf


Special Joint MTC/BATA Meeting Minutes - August 17, 2011.*

• 0_Joint_MTC-BATA-Minutes_8-17-11.pdf


Administration Committee


Resolution No. 3769, Revised - Amending Bay Area Infrastructure Financing Authority (BAIFA) Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement with the Bay Area Toll Authority.*

• 6_BAIFA_Memo_Res_3769_revised.pdf

• 6_Resolution_No_3769_Revised_September_23_2011.pdf


Resolution No. 4034 - Adopting MTC's Local Annex to the San Francisco Bay Area Local Hazard Mitigation Plan.*

• tmp-4034.pdf

• tmp-4034_Attachment_A.pdf


Programming & Allocations Committee


Resolution No. 3888, Revised - Revisions to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA): FTA Section 5311 (Non-urbanized) Program.*

• tmp-3888.pdf


Resolution No. 3975, Revised - 2011 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Amedment 2011-13.*

• tmp-3975.pdf


Resolution No. 3990, Revised - FY 2011-12 Fund Estimate Revision.*

• tmp-3990.pdf


Resolution Nos. 4004, 4025, Revised, 4026, Revised and 4032 - Allocation of $7.1 million in Regional Measure 2 (RM2), $59.4 million in Transportation Development Act (TDA) funds, $42.1 million i State Transit Assistance (STA) funds and $29.2 million in AB 1107 funds to various claimants in the region.*

• tmp-4004.pdf

• tmp-4025.pdf

• tmp-4026.pdf

• tmp-4032.pdf


Resolution No. 4007, Revised - FY 2011-12 State Transit Assistance (STA) Regional Discretionary Program.*

• tmp-4007.pdf


Resolution No. 4009, Revised - Programming of FY 2011-12 5% State Unrestricted Funds and 2% Bridge Toll Revenues to WETA for Ferry service.*

• tmp-4009.pdf



Standing Committee Minutes

Draft Committee minutes are presented for information only as background for items that will be taken up by the full Commission. The respective commitees at their next regular meetings will approve the minutes.


Planning Committee Meeting Draft Minutes - September 9, 2011.*

• 6_PlanningDraft_minutes.pdf


Operations Committee Meeting Draft Minutes - September 9, 20011.*

• 6_OperationsDraftMinutes_09.09.11.pdf


Legislation Committee Meeting Draft Minutes - September 9, 2011.*

• 6_LegDraftMinutesSep.pdf


Administration Committee Meeting Draft Minutes - September 14, 2011.


Programming and Allocations Committee Meeting Draft Minutes - September 14, 2011.*

• 6_PACDraftSep2011_Mins.pdf


Draft MTC Advisory Committee Minutes

Draft Advisory Committee minutes are presented for Commission information only.


Policy Advisory Council Draft Minutes - August 10, and September 6, 2011.*

• 6_PolicyDraftAug_Minutes.pdf

• 6_PolicydraftSep_Minutes.pdf



Committee Reports


Administration Committee -

Presented by: Cortese


Resolution No. 1198, Revised - MTC's Conflict of Interest code.*

The Committee refers for approval, MTC's Conflict of Interest Code, as approved by the FPPC on July 27, 2011.

Action: Approval

• tmp-1198_-_Approved_by_FPPC_07.27.11.pdf



Programming and Allocations Committee -

Presented by: Kinsey


Resolution Nos. 3712, Revised, 3801, Revised, 3884, Revised, and 4022 - Sonoma Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART) Project Allocations.*

Action: Approval

• 8a_Attch_A-Summary_of_comments_received-HANDOUT.pdf

• tmp-3712.pdf

• tmp-3801.pdf

• tmp-3884.pdf

• tmp-4022.pdf


Proposed Amendment to the Regional Measure 2 (RM2) Program. In accordance with the provisions in California Streets and highways Code Section 30914(f), staff proposes to modify the project scope for RM2 project #10, the Sonoma Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART) project, to include the segment from San Rafael to Santa Rosa, and to reassign $1.5 million in funding from project #11 (Greenbrae Interchange/Larkspur Ferry Access Improvements) to Project #10 (SMART). Resolution No. 3801, Revised.


Proposed programming and allocation of funds to the SMART


Revision to the State Local Partnership Program (SLPP) to program $5 million. Resolution No. 3884, Revised.


Allocation of $23.1 million in RM@ funds. Resolution No. 3712, Revised.


Programming and allocation of $5 million in bridge toll funds. Resolution No. 4022.


Resolution Nos. 3914, Revised, and 3682, Revised - Proposed allocation of $27.1 million in AB 1171 Capital funds, and a rescission and allocation of approximately $1 million in RM2 Capital funds.*

CCTA & BART are requesting $27.1 million towards construction and construction management activities for the integration of 3BART median structures into Caltrans/CCTA SR 4 contract segments and to accommodate eBART in the median. MTC is requesting rescissions totaling approximately $1 million from prior allocations to the Clipper project and a reallocation of the same to other Clipper activities.

Action: Approval

• tmp-3682.pdf

• tmp-3914.pdf


Resolution No. 3925, Revised - Surface Transportation Program/Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement (STP/CMAQ) First Cycle Programming Revision.*

Proposal to use additional FY 2010-11 apportionment to advance $18 million in Cycle 2 programming within the existing New Transportation Act STP/CMAQ Program framework. This action increases programming in First Cycle and reduces commitments in Second Cycle by an equal amount.

Action: Approval

• tmp-3925.pdf


Resolution No. 4028 - 2012 RTIP Policies and Procedures.*

Proposed adoption of the policies and procedures for the 2012 Regional Transportation Improvement Program.

Action: Approval

• tmp-4028-Commission_Review_Version.pdf



Planning Committee -

Presented by: Spering


Resolution No. 4030 - Express Lane Network Authority.*

This item would approve submission of an application to the California Transportation Commission to implement an expanded Express Lane Network in the Bay Area.

Action: Approval

• 9a_Express_Lanes_Application_to_CTC_memo.doc

• 9a_resolutiion_4030_revised_9_23_11.pdf



Legislation Committee -

Presented by: Haggerty


Resolution No. 4031 - TIGER III*

Proposed Projects for Grant Funds.

Action: Approval

Recommended position: Support

• 10_LegisRecsSep2011.pdf

• tmp-4031-Attachment_A.pdf

• tmp-4031.pdf


H.R. 2412 (McGovern) - S. 1034 (Schumer)*

Commuter Benefit Equity Act of 2011.

Action: Approval

Recommended position: Support

• 10_LegisRecsSep2011.pdf



Public Comment

Action: Information




Next meeting

October 26, 2011 9:30 AM

Joseph P. Bort MetroCenter Lawrence D. Dahms Auditorium 101 Eighth Street Oakland, California

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Transit Access to the MetroCenter: BART to Lake Merritt Station. AC Transit buses: #11 from Piedmont and Montclair; #26 from MacArthur BART; #62 from East or West Oakland; #88 from Berkeley. For transit information from other Bay Area destinations, call 511 or use the TakeTransit(SM) Trip Planner at to plan your trip.

Parking at the MetroCenter: Metered parking is available on the street. No public parking is provided at the MetroCenter. Spaces reserved for Commissioners are for the use of their stickered vehicles only; all other vehicles will be towed away.