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Caltrain Board Meeting
Date: March 5, 2020
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: San Mateo County Transit District Headquarters Map it
1250 San Carlos Ave.
San Carlos, CA

AMENDED 03-02-2020, approx. 9:10 am


Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board

Bacciocco Auditorium, 2nd Floor

1250 San Carlos Avenue, San Carlos CA


March 5, 2020 – Thursday                                            (Immediately following the 8:30 am Special

                            Board Meeting or 9:00 am, whichever is later)



1.    Call to Order / Pledge of Allegiance



2.    Swearing-in of Steve Heminger Representing the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA)






3.    Roll Call



4.    Public Comment For Items Not on the Agenda



Comments by each individual speaker shall be limited to two (2) minutes. Items raised that require a response will be deferred

for staff reply.


5.    Consent Calendar



Members of the Board may request that an item under the Consent Calendar be considered separately


a.    Approve Special and Regular Meeting Minutes of February 6, 2020





b.    Receive Key Caltrain Performance Statistics




c.    Receive State and Federal Legislative Update




Approved by the Finance Committee




d.    Accept Statement of Revenues and Expenditures for January 2020




e.    Disposition of Taylor Dunn Electric Carts




f.     Authorize the Application for and Receipt of Annual Cap and Trade Funding for the Peninsula Corridor Electrification Project (PCEP)




g.    Authorize the Executive Director to execute Amendment No. 2 to Supplemental Agreement No. 2 with Pacific Gas and Electric for construction of 115 kilovolt Interconnections for the Peninsula Corridor Electrification Project




6.    Report of the Chair



a.    Resolution of Appreciation for former Director Cheryl Brinkman




7.    Report of the Executive Director



a.    Peninsula Corridor Electrification Project Monthly Progress Report




b.    Monthly Report on Positive Train Control Project




8.    Report of the Citizens Advisory Committee




9.    Report of the Work Program-Legislative–Planning (WPLP) Committee




a.    Caltrain Business Plan - Update Covering January & February 2020




b.    Senate Bill 797 Implementation




10.  Report from Special Counsel Ad Hoc Committee: Award of Contract to Olsen Remcho LLP for Special Counsel Services




11.  Correspondence




12.  Board Member Requests



13.  General Counsel Report



a.    Closed Session: Conference with Real Property Negotiators

Government Code Section 54956.8: 

Property Location:  Near intersection of Asbury Street (vacated) and Caltrain tracks, San Jose, CA, APN 259-09-049

Agency Negotiators:  Joan L. Cassman, General Counsel and Brian Fitzpatrick Director, Real Estate & Development

Negotiating Parties:  Union Pacific Railroad Company

Under negotiation:   Price and terms of payment




14.  Date/Time of Next Regular Meeting:  Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 9:00 am, San Mateo County Transit District Administrative Building, 2nd Floor, 1250 San Carlos Avenue, San Carlos, CA



15.  Adjourn




You can download full agenda packets on our Board Meetings Calendar.