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Bay Area Headquarters Authority (BAHA)

2012-11-28 11:30:00.0

NOTE: Meeting Time and Location
Regional Agency Headquarters 390 Main Street, San Francisco, CA 6th Floor, BAHA Conference Room
The Bay Area Headquarters Authority (BAHA) is a joint exercise of powers authority formed for the purpose of planning, acquiring, and developing office space and facilities and undertaking related activities.
This agenda was updated 2012-11-30 13:37:27.0. It is accurate to the best of our knowledge at that time.
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Adrienne Tissier

Vice Chair

Amy Rein Worth


Bill Dodd Tom Bates Dave Cortese Scott Wiener

Staff Liaison

Andrew B. Fremier


Confirm Quorum

Presented by: Committee Secretary

Action: Confirm Quorum


Consent Calendar:

Action: Authority Approval


Minutes of October 24, 2012 Meeting*

• 2a_BAHA_Minutes_October_24_2012.pdf


390 Main Status Report*

Presented by: Teri Green/Stephen Wolf

Action: Information

• 2b_390_Main_Status_Report_TGreen_SWolf.pdf


390 Main Street

Presented by: Steve Heminger / Andrew Fremier


Conceptual Design Presentation Tour

Staff and Perkins+Will, the architectural and engineering design team, will conduct a tour of the building and highlight major features of the renovation program.

Action: Information

• 3_baha_floor_plan.pdf


Revised Project Budget.

Staff will provide the authority with an updated project budget for the renovation of 390 Main Street. The budget is presented for information in November and staff will seek approval in December.

Action: Information

• 3_390_main_cost_and_purchase.pdf


Contract - 390 Main Street Renovation and Retrofit, Construction Manager at Risk: McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.* ($5,500,916 and $550,000 owners contingency)

Staff will request approval to enter into a construction contract for ?soft? demolition of the existing building infrastructure.

Presented by: Stephen Wolf

Action: Authority Approval

• 4_McCarthy_Building_SWolf.pdf


Letter of Agreement - Western Laboratory Relocation Incentive General Services Administration.* ($500,000)

Staff will request approval to authorize the Executive Director to negotiate and enter into a Letter of Agreement with the General Services Administration to facilitate the early relocation of Western Laboratory from 390 Main Street.

Presented by: Andrew Fremier

Action: Authority Approval

• 5_Letter_of_Agreement_Western_Laboratory_AFremier.pdf


Public Comment / Adjournment

Action: Information


Next Meeting

Action: Information

Next meeting

2012-12-19 10:30:00.0

Joseph P. Bort MetroCenter 2nd Floor, Claremont Conference Room 101 8th Street, Oakland, CA 94607

* Attachment sent to Authority members, key staff and others as appropriate. Copies will be available at the meeting.
** All items on the agenda are subject to action and/or change by the Authority. Actions recommended by staff are subject to change by the Authority.
*** A quorum of this Authority shall be a majority of its regular non-ex-officio voting members 4.
Public Comment: The public is encouraged to comment on agenda items at Authority meetings by completing a request-to-speak card (available from staff) and passing it to the Authority secretary. Public comment may be limited by any of the procedures set forth in Section 3.09 of MTC's Procedures Manual (Resolution No. 1058, Revised) if, in the chair's judgment, it is necessary to maintain the orderly flow of business.
Meeting Conduct: If this meeting is willfully interrupted or disrupted by one or more persons rendering orderly conduct of the meeting unfeasible, the Chair may order the removal of individuals who are willfully disrupting the meeting. Such individuals may be arrested. If order cannot be restored by such removal, the members of the committee may direct that the meeting room be cleared (except for representatives of the press or other news media not participating in the disturbance), and the session may continue.
Record of Meeting: BAHA meetings are recorded. Copies of recordings are available at nominal charge, or recordings may be listened to at MTC offices by appointment. Audiocasts are maintained on MTC's Web site for public review for at least one year.
Transit Access to 390 Main Street, San Francisco, CA:
Take BART or Muni Metro to Embarcadero Station in San Francisco. If walking from Embarcadero, continue 1/3 mile (about 10 minutes) on Main Street south of Market Street to 390 Main near the corner of Harrison Street.

Or take Muni Metro KT or N line past Embarcadero Station and continue Inbound to The Embarcadero and Folsom Street, and walk 1/4 mile up Folsom, then left on Main Street to 390 near Harrison Street.

Local Muni bus routes include the #5, #38L, and #71, serving stops near Howard Street and Main two blocks from 390 Main Street.

There are several bus agencies that serve the temporary Transbay Terminal on Folsom near Main in San Francisco, within a block of 390 Main Street. From the East Bay, take any of the AC Transbay routes that serve the temporary Transbay Terminal, or WestCat LYNX from Hercules. From the North Bay, Golden Gate Transit buses also serve the temporary Transbay Terminal. Check schedules for all Transbay routes to ensure service availability.

Caltrain from the South Bay connects to Muni routes KT and N Outbound at the Caltrain San Francisco Station at 4th and King Street. Disembark from the KT or N lines at Embarcadero and Folsom Street for the 1/4 mile walk to 390 Main Street.

SamTrans has limited express bus service to the vicinity of Folsom and Main and Beale Street a few blocks from 390 Main Street. (Check schedules to ensure service availability).
For transit information from other Bay Area destinations or more specific routing suggestions, call 511 or use the 511 Transit Trip Planner at to plan your trip.

Parking at 390 Main Street, San Francisco, CA: Metered parking is available on the street. No public parking is provided at 390 Main Street, San Francisco. Spaces reserved for Commissioners are for the use of their stickered vehicles only; all other vehicles will be towed away. For surrounding parking lots and fees, please visit

Accessibility and Title VI: MTC provides services/accommodations upon request to persons with disabilities and individuals who are limited-English proficient who wish to address Authority matters. For accommodations or translations assistance, please call 510.817.5757 or 510.817.5769 for TDD/TTY. We require three working days' notice to accommodate your request.
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Acceso y el Titulo VI: La MTC puede proveer asistencia/facilitar la comunicación a las personas discapacitadas y los individuos con conocimiento limitado del inglés quienes quieran dirigirse a la Autoridad. Para solicitar asistencia, por favor llame al número 510.817.5757 o al 510.817.5769 para TDD/TTY. Requerimos que solicite asistencia con tres días hábiles de anticipación para poderle proveer asistencia.

Ferry Service: The San Francisco Ferry Building, located at the foot of Market Street in San Francisco, is served by several ferry lines coming from the East Bay and North Bay: Golden Gate Ferry (from Larkspur and Sausalito in Marin County); Vallejo Baylink Ferry; Alameda/Oakland Ferry; and Alameda Harbor Bay Ferry. From the Ferry Building, you can walk south on The Embarcadero, turn right on Folsom Street, and continue two blocks to Main Street. Or you can take the special shuttle available the day of the meetings (see information below)