Capital Planning Committee Meetings

The Capital Planning Committee (CPC) generally meets infrequently during the summer, monthly during the fall, and bi-weekly from January through May.  Previous and upcoming CPC meetings and agendas, as well as supporting documents, and memos are listed below. Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are in City Hall, Room 305 from 12:00-2:00 PM.  Agendas are posted at least three days prior to the meeting. Please review the posted meeting agendas to obtain supporting documents and to confirm meeting time, location, and items to be discussed.

Disablity Access & Accommodations
Room 305 in City Hall is accessible to persons using wheelchairs and other assistive mobility devices.  Wheelchair entry to City Hall is provided at the Grove, Van Ness and McAllister street entrances via ramps.  Wheelchair access at the Polk Street/ Carlton B. Goodlett entrance is provided through a wheelchair lift. Agendas are available in large print and Braille or alternative formats upon request. Capital Planning meetings are not generally amplified, however assistive listening devices are available upon request. Please make your requests to for large print, Braille, assistive listening devices, or additional accommodations to Nishad Joshi at 415-558-5997 or e-mail nishad.joshi@sfdpw.org.  Requesting accommodations at least 72 hours prior to the meeting will help to ensure availability.

Meeting Schedule
Currently scheduled FY 2015-16 meetings* are:

  • Sep 17, 2015 (Joint COIT / CPC Meeting)
  • Sep 28, 2015
  • Oct 19, 2015
  • Nov 16, 2015
  • Dec 14, 2015
  • Jan 25, 2016
  • Feb 22, 2016
  • Mar 14, 2016
  • Mar 28, 2016
  • Apr 4, 2016
  • Apr 18, 2016
  • May 2, 2016
  • May 9, 2016

* Schedule is subject to change.

Though CPC does not take or publish minutes, memos that summarize actions by the CPC will be attached to the relevant meeting.  Recordings of meetings can be provided upon request.  If any materials related to an item on an agenda have been distributed to the Capital Planning Committee after distribution of the agenda packet, those materials are available for public inspection at 30 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 4100 during normal office hours (9am – 5pm).  Feel free to review our frequently asked questions or contact us page if you need more information.

Staff intending to vote on behalf of a CPC member should have the CPC member fill out a delegate authorization letter.

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NOTE: If you would like to review supporting documents from meetings before January 14, 2013, please contact Hemiar Alburati at Hemiar.alburati@sfgov.org or (415) 558-4003. Be sure to specify the specific meeting date and agenda item in your request.

Capital Planning Cmt – January 25, 2016

Capital Planning Committee
AGENDA FOR MEETING
January 25, 2016
City Hall, Room 201
12:00 – 2:00 PM

1) CALL TO ORDER

2) INTRODUCTIONS AND AGENDA REVIEW

3) GENERAL PUBLIC COMMENT
Public comment on matters within the Committee’s jurisdiction that are not on the current agenda.

4) APPROVAL OF THE ORDINANCE AND RELATED RESOLUTION OF PUBLIC INTEREST AND NECESSITY AUTHORIZING THE PROPOSED PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY GENERAL OBLIGATION (G.O.) BOND IN THE AMOUNT OF $350,000,000 (Action Item)
The Department of Public Works and other involved departments will present an overview of the proposed programs to be funded through the Public Health and Safety G.O. Bond.

5) EARTHQUAKE SAFETY AND EMERGENCY RESPONSE (ESER) BOND PROGRAM UPDATE (Discussion Item)
The Department of Public Works will provide an update on progress, spending, and planning for the ESER 2010 and ESER 2014 project portfolios, as well as an overview of related anticipated needs.

6) NEXT MEETING SCHEDULE AND POTENTIAL AGENDA ITEMS (Discussion Item)
Proposed date, location & time: February 22, 2016; City Hall, Room 305, noon – 2pm
Proposed agenda items: Recreation and Parks and ESER bond sales and related legislation, Capital Plan Off-Year Update.

Supporting Documents

CPC Memo to the Board of Supervisors
CPC BOS Memo 2016-01-25

Capital Planning Cmt – December 14, 2015

Capital Planning Committee
AGENDA FOR MEETING
December 14, 2015
City Hall, Room 305
12:00 – 2:00 PM

1) CALL TO ORDER

2) INTRODUCTIONS AND AGENDA REVIEW

3) GENERAL PUBLIC COMMENT
Public comment on matters within the Committee’s jurisdiction that are not on the current agenda.

4) INTERAGENCY PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTATION COMMITTEE UPDATE (IPIC) PROGRAM UPDATE (Discussion Item)
The Planning Department will provide an overview of the IPIC Annual Report and related community improvement area plans and programs.

5) PORT OF SAN FRANCISCO PIER 70 HISTORIC CORE INFRASTRUCTURE REFINANCING DISTRICT (IFD) APPROVAL (Action Item)
The Port will bring the final version of its IFD proposal for a CPC vote of approval.

  • Ordinance establishing an Infrastructure Financing District and adopting an Infrastructure Financing Plan for Infrastructure Financing District No. 2 (Port of San Francisco, Pier 70 – Historic Core)
  • Resolution authorizing the issuance of bonds in an amount not to exceed $25.1 million

6) ESER BOND UPDATE ON THE EMERGENCY FIREFIGHTING WATER SYSTEM (Discussion Item)
The Public Utilities Commission will present information related to the City’s emergency firefighting water system and recommendations regarding the use of flexible water supply systems and hardened potable water lines.

7) SEA LEVEL RISE GUIDANCE PRESENTATION AND APPROVAL OF THE MAYOR’S SEA LEVEL RISE ACTION PLAN (Action Item)
The Public Utilities Commission will present revisions to Sea Level Rise Guidance and Checklist for a CPC vote of approval for the Mayor’s Sea Level Rise Action Plan.

8) NEXT MEETING SCHEDULE AND POTENTIAL AGENDA ITEMS (Discussion Item)
Proposed date, location & time: 12 – 2pm, January 11, 2016, City Hall, Room 305
Proposed agenda items: Proposed Public Health and Safety Bond, ESER Program Update, Capital Plan 10th Anniversary Presentation, Capital Plan Off-Year Update

CPC Memo to the Board of Supervisors
CPC BOS Memo 2015-12-14

Capital Planning Cmt – November 16, 2015

Capital Planning Committee
AGENDA FOR MEETING
November 16, 2015
City Hall, Room 305
12:00PM – 2:00PM

1) CALL TO ORDER

2) INTRODUCTIONS AND AGENDA REVIEW

3) GENERAL PUBLIC COMMENT
Public comment on matters within the Committee’s jurisdiction that are not on the current agenda.

4) APPROVAL OF THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE REPLACEMENT REHABILITATION DETENTION FACILITY:

(a) Approval of an amendment to the FY2016-2025 10-Year Capital Plan to recognize the California Board of State and Community Corrections award of $80,000,000 in financing for the construction of the Rehabilitation and Detention Facility; and the associated adjustments to the General Fund Debt Program; (Action Item)

(b) Ordinance authorizing the execution and delivery of not to exceed par amount of $215,000,000 in City and County of San Francisco Certificates of Participation (Rehabilitation and Detention Facility Project) financing the construction of the Rehabilitation and Detention Facility; (Action Item)

(c) Ordinance for the supplemental appropriation of $215,000,000 in Certificates of Participation for the construction of the Rehabilitation and Detention Facility; (Action Item)

(d) Ordinance for the supplemental reappropriation of $1,500,000 in Department of Public Health funds for the capital component of the psychiatric respite program to be located on the campus of the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. (Action Item)

The Capital Planning Program will present an update and request the required approvals in order to advance the construction of the replacement Rehabilitation Detention Facility and proceed with the evacuation of the Hall of Justice.

5) APPROVAL OF THE EXECUTION AND DELIVERY OF NOT TO EXCEED $95,000,000 IN CITY AND COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO CERTIFICATES OF PARTICIPATION (AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROJECT) FOR HOUSING TRUST FUND BORROWING TO SUPPORT THE RENTAL ASSISTANCE DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM AND FUND PREDEVELOPMENT COSTS FOR FUTURE CONSTRUCTION OF NEW AFFORDABLE HOUSING. (Action Item)
The Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development will present an overview of the Housing Trust Fund, the budgetary context for the request, and the intended uses of the funds requested.

6) NEXT MEETING SCHEDULE AND POTENTIAL AGENDA ITEMS (Discussion Item)
Proposed date, location & time: 12 – 2pm, December 14, 2015, City Hall Room 305
Proposed agenda items: 2016 Public Health and Safety General Obligation Bond, Port IFD, IPIC Annual Report, ESER Bond Update

CPC Memo to the Board of Supervisors
CPC BOS Memo 2015-11-16

Capital Planning Cmt – October 19, 2015

Capital Planning Committee
AGENDA FOR MEETING
October 19, 2015
City Hall, Room 305
12:00PM – 2:00PM

1) CALL TO ORDER

2) INTRODUCTIONS AND AGENDA REVIEW

3) GENERAL PUBLIC COMMENT
Public comment on matters within the Committee’s jurisdiction that are not on the current agenda.

4) APPROVAL OF THE SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING A TOTAL OF $473,450,000, CONSISTING OF $243,000,000 IN AIRPORT CAPITAL PLAN BONDS, $230,000,000 OF PROCEEDS FROM HOTEL SPECIAL FACILITY REVENUE BONDS AND OTHER LONG-TERM FINANCING, AND $450,000 OF AIRPORT FUND BALANCE TO FUND THE SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT HOTEL PROJECT (Action Item)
The San Francisco Airport will present the appropriation ordinance for approval.

5) APPROVAL OF THE ANNUAL INFRASTRUCTURE CONSTRUCTION COST INFLATION ESTIMATE (AICCIE) (Action Item)
The Capital Planning Program will discuss its recommendation for the 2016 AICCIE.

6) PORT OF SAN FRANCISCO PIER 70 HISTORIC CORE INFRASTRUCTURE REFINANCING DISTRICT (IFD) PRESENTATION (Discussion Item)
The Port will present information about its Pier 70 IFD, including strategic criteria for project selection, finance planning, priority projects, and expected impact.

7) PORT OF SAN FRANCISCO SEA WALL VULNERABILITY ANALYSIS UPDATE (Discussion Item)
The Port will present a Sea Wall project update, including a review of methodology, geotechnical conditions and hazards, and a description of forthcoming results and schedule.

8) ESER BOND UPDATE ON FIRE STATION 35 (FIRE BOAT HEADQUARTERS) AND THE EMERGENCY FIREFIGHTING WATER SYSTEM (Discussion Item)
The Department of Public Works will present an overview of the existing conditions, building program, budget, and schedule related to the Fire Boat Headquarters, and the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission will present information related to the City’s emergency firefighting water system and recommendations regarding the flexible water supply systems.

9) NEXT MEETING SCHEDULE AND POTENTIAL AGENDA ITEMS (Discussion Item)
Proposed date, location & time: November 16, 2015, City Hall Room 305
Proposed agenda items: IPIC preview, Port IFD, 2016 Public Health and Safety General Obligation Bond, Hall of Justice relocation

CPC Memo to the Board of Supervisors
CPC BOS Memo 2015-10-19

Capital Planning Cmt – September 28, 2015

Capital Planning Committee
AGENDA FOR MEETING
September 28, 2015
City Hall, Room 305 11:30AM – 1:30PM

1) CALL TO ORDER

2) INTRODUCTIONS AND AGENDA REVIEW

3) GENERAL PUBLIC COMMENT
Public comment on matters within the Committee’s jurisdiction that are not on the current agenda.

4) APPROVAL OF THE SUPPLEMENTAL ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $25,692,151 TO THE PORT COMMISSION OF SAN FRANCISCO (Action Item)
The Port will present the funding plan and proposed uses for the supplemental funds for projects to primarily address repair and replacement needs for the Port’s infrastructure.

5) APPROVAL OF THE RESOLUTIONS AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING THE SALE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS (CLEAN AND SAFE NEIGHBORHOOD PARKS, 2008) IN THE AMOUNT OF $8,695,000, AND THE SALE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS (CLEAN AND SAFE NEIGHBORHOOD PARKS, 2012) IN THE AMOUNT OF $43,765,000, AND APPROVAL OF THE RELATED SUPPLEMENTAL REQUEST (Action Item)
The Recreation and Parks Department and the Port will present an update on project progress and spending plans for the next round of sales in each bond.

6) MTA PRESENTATION OF THE TRANSPORTATION SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM (TSP) AND TRANSPORTATION SUSTAINABILITY FEE (TSF) (Discussion Item)
The MTA will present the funding need for the TSF, proposed fee rates and applicability, and the investment priorities and expenditure plan for funds raised.

7) APPROVAL OF THE RESOLUTION APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF SAN FRANCISCO AIRPORT COMMISSION CAPITAL PLAN BONDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $243,000,000, AND THE AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF SAN FRANCISCO AIRPORT COMMISSION SPECIAL FACILITY BONDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $225,000,000, TO FINANCE A HOTEL AT SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (Action Item)
The San Francisco Airport will present an overview of the hotel building project’s context, costs, and funding.

8 ) UPDATE ON THE PASSAGE OF THE FY 2016 CAPITAL BUDGET, FY 2015 SPENDING REPORT, AND CPC SCHEDULE FOR FY 2016 (Discussion Item)
The Capital Planning Program will present an overview of the most recently passed Capital Budget, a spending report on last year’s appropriations, and review the schedule of meetings for the upcoming year.

9) NEXT MEETING SCHEDULE AND POTENTIAL AGENDA ITEMS (Discussion Item)
Proposed date, location & time: October 19, 2015, City Hall Room 305
Proposed agenda items: Fireboat Pier (FIR), Flexible Pipe/PWSS (PUC), AICCIE (CPP)

CPC Memo to the Board of Supervisors
CPC BOS Memo 2015-09-28

Joint COIT / Capital Planning Cmt – Sep 17, 2015

Committee on Information Technology and Capital Planning Committee
AGENDA FOR MEETING
Sep 17, 2015
City Hall, Room 305
10:00AM – 12:00PM

1) CALL TO ORDER

2) ROLL CALL

3) APPROVAL OF MEETING MINUTES FROM MAY 14, 2015 COIT MEETING (Action Item)

4) DIG-ONCE RULES – TECHNOLOGY (Action Item)

5) DRONE POLICY (Discussion Item)

6) PROJECT UPDATE: PUBLIC SAFETY RADIO REPLACEMENT PROJECT (Discussion Item)

7) PROJECT UPDATE: SECURITY CAMERAS PROJECT (Discussion Item)

8 ) PUBLIC EXPERIENCE STRATEGY (Discussion Item)

9) IT VS. CAPITAL REQUESTS (Discussion Item)

10) PUBLIC COMMENT

11) ADJOURNMENT

Supporting documents available here.

Capital Planning Cmt – May 11, 2015

Capital Planning Committee
AGENDA FOR MEETING
May 11, 2015
City Hall, Room 305
12:00 – 2:00PM

1) CALL TO ORDER

2) INTRODUCTIONS AND AGENDA REVIEW

3) GENERAL PUBLIC COMMENT
Public comment on matters within the Committee’s jurisdiction that are not on the current agenda

4) APPROVAL OF THE ORDINANCE AND RELATED RESOLUTION OF PUBLIC INTEREST AND NECESSITY AUTHORIZING THE PROPOSED AFFORDABLE HOUSING GENERAL OBLIGATION (G.O.) BOND IN THE AMOUNT OF $250,000,000 (Action Item)
The Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development will present an overview of the proposed programs to be funded through the Affordable Housing G.O. Bond.

5) APPROVAL OF THE FISCAL YEAR 2015-16 & 2016-17 GENERAL FUND CAPITAL BUDGET TOTALING UP TO $420,000,000 (Action Item)
The Capital Planning Program will present an overview of the proposed Two-Year Capital Budget.

6) UNDERGROUNDING OF UTILITY WIRES AND EXPANSION OF FIBER NETWORK (Discussion Item)
The SF Local Agency Formation Commission will present a draft study of the undergrounding of utility wires and the expansion of the fiber network in San Francisco. Supporting documents here.

7) NEXT MEETING SCHEDULE AND POTENTIAL AGENDA ITEMS (Discussion Item)
Proposed date, location & time: TBD, City Hall Room 305
Proposed agenda items: TBD

CPC Memo to the Board of Supervisors
CPC BOS Memo 2015-05-11

Capital Planning Cmt – May 4, 2015

Capital Planning Committee
AGENDA FOR MEETING
May 4, 2015
City Hall, Room 305
12:00 – 2:00PM

1) CALL TO ORDER

2) INTRODUCTIONS AND AGENDA REVIEW

3) GENERAL PUBLIC COMMENT
Public comment on matters within the Committee’s jurisdiction that are not on the current agenda

4) AUTHORIZATION AND ISSUANCE OF THE SALE OF $67,540,000 IN 2015 TRANSPORTATION AND ROAD IMPROVEMENT GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS BY THE SAN FRANCISCO MUNICIPAL TRANSPORTATION AGENCY (SFMTA) AND RELATED SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION (Action Item)
The SFMTA will present an overview of the first bond sale and appropriation of funds for the Transportation and Road Improvement bonds passed by voters in November 2014. The presentation will include information on projects the bonds will fund including: Muni Forward Rapid Network Improvements, Caltrain’s positive train control system, major transit corridor improvements, and pedestrian safety improvements.

5) PROJECT REQUESTS IN THE CAPITAL BUDGET (Discussion Item)
The Capital Planning Program and departments will present on selected projects in the Capital Budget, as requested by the Capital Planning Committee and staff.

6) NEXT MEETING SCHEDULE AND POTENTIAL AGENDA ITEMS (Discussion Item)
Proposed date, location & time:
May 11, 2015; City Hall, Rm. 305, 12:00 – 2:00pm
Proposed agenda items: (1) Capital Budget Approval, (2) Housing Bond Proposal, (3) Draft Study of Undergrounding of Utility Wires and Expansion of Fiber Network

CPC Memo to the Board of Supervisors
CPC BOS Memo 2015-05-04

Capital Planning Cmt – April 27, 2015

Capital Planning Committee
AGENDA FOR MEETING
April 27, 2015
City Hall, Room 305
11:00AM – 12:00PM

1) CALL TO ORDER

2) INTRODUCTIONS AND AGENDA REVIEW

3) GENERAL PUBLIC COMMENT
Public comment on matters within the Committee’s jurisdiction that are not on the current agenda

4) OVERVIEW OF GENERAL FUND DEPARTMENT PRELIMINARY CAPITAL BUDGET SCENARIOS (Discussion Item)
The Capital Planning Program will provide an overview of its preliminary recommendations for the high, medium and low Capital Budget scenarios, which are subject to change. The presentation will also include an update on capital spending for FY 2015.

5) NEXT MEETING SCHEDULE AND POTENTIAL AGENDA ITEMS (Discussion Item)
Proposed date, location & time:
May 4, 2015; City Hall, rm 305, 12:00 – 2:00pm
Proposed agenda items: (1) Capital Budget follow-up (2) First issuance of 2015 Transportation G.O. Bonds (3) SF Local Agency Formation Commission Draft Study on Undergrounding of Utility Wires and Expansion of Fiber Network