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Construction Committee Agenda*

Location & Date

Metro Board Room, One Gateway Plaza, 3rd Floor, Los Angeles
Thursday, January 17, 2013 10:15 a.m.

Agenda

Call to Order

Directors

Don Knabe, Chair
Pam O'Connor, Vice Chair
José Huizar
Ara Najarian
Zev Yaroslavsky
Michael Miles, non-voting member

Officers

Arthur T. Leahy, Chief Executive Officer
Michele Jackson, Board Secretary
Karen Gorman, Ethics Officer
Karen Gorman, Acting Inspector General
County Counsel, General Counsel

65. RECEIVE report by the Caltrans District Director on Delivery of Projects on I-5.

66. AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to execute Contract Modification No. 52 to Contract No. C0942 with Sema Construction Inc. for a Mutual Release and Settlement Agreement resolving all claims and disputes in the amount of $1,750,000 increasing the total contract value from $17,558,527 to $19,308,527. This action does not increase the Life-of-Project Budget.

67. AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to enter into a bid stipend agreement with each of the pre-qualified proposers for the Regional Connector Transit Corridor Project in an amount of $1,000,000 per stipend agreement for unsuccessful responsive proposers. Upon contract award to the successful responsive and responsible proposer, the common construction industry practice is to pay a stipend to each unsuccessful responsive proposer because of the high cost of producing a competitive and comprehensive engineering and cost proposal.

68. AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to enter into a bid stipend agreement with each of the pre-qualified proposers for the Westside Subway Extension Project in the amount of $1,500,000 per stipend agreement for unsuccessful responsive proposers. Upon contract award to the successful responsive and responsible proposer, the common construction industry practice is to pay a stipend to each unsuccessful responsive proposer because of the high cost of producing a competitive and comprehensive proposal.

69. CONSIDER:

A. finding that awarding design-build contracts pursuant to Public Utilities Code Section 130242 (b) will achieve private sector efficiencies in the integration of the design, project work, and components related to the construction of an awning at Metro Blue Line Maintenance Facility in Los Angeles County; and

B. authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to solicit and award design-build contract for the awning construction at Metro Blue Line Maintenance Facility, pursuant to Public Utilities Code Section 130242 (a), (c), (d), & (e).

REQUIRES TWO-THIRDS VOTE

70. CONSIDER:

A. approving and ratifying the decision to proceed with work for value engineering and additional design for the Patsaouras Plaza Busway Station pending contract change; and

B. authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to increase the cumulative contract modification authority from $200,000 to $500,000 to execute additional contract modifications, if required, to Contract No. PS0933432406A for additional design or professional services for the Patsaouras Plaza Busway Station.

71. AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to:

A. negotiate and execute a Contract Modification No. 41 to Contract No. PS43502000 with Parsons Brinckerhoff, Inc. to provide engineering support services during the solicitation process, design for relocation of utilities, design support services during construction and continued Advanced Preliminary Engineering for Section 1 of the Westside Subway Extension Project, in an amount not to exceed $18,845,160, increasing the total contract value from $90,107,773 to $108,952,933;

B. negotiate and execute a Contract Modification No. 42 with Parsons Brinckerhoff, Inc. for a single source award to perform Final Design Services for Division 20 Yard Modifications to support the turn-back and other modifications to the existing yard and Shop facilities for the extension of the Metro Purple Line, in an amount not to exceed $2,803,946, increasing the total contract value from $108,952,933 to $111,756,879;

C. establish Project 865522 Westside Subway Extension Section 2 to Century City using CP 865518 FY13 unused funds to date; and authorize the CEO to negotiate and execute a Contract Modification No. 43 to Contract No. PS43502000 with Parsons Brinckerhoff, Inc. to provide continued Advanced Preliminary Engineering for Section 2 of the Westside Subway Extension Project, in an amount not to exceed $8,879,740, increasing the total contract value from $111,756,879 to $120,636,619; and

D. establish Project 865523 Westside Subway Extension Section 3 to Westwood/VA Hospital using CP 865518 FY13 unused funds to date; and authorize the CEO to negotiate and execute a Contract Modification No. 44 to Contact No. PS43502000 with Parsons Brinckerhoff, Inc. to provide continued Advanced Preliminary Engineering for Section 3 of the Westside Subway Extension Project, in an amount not to exceed $7,256,823, increasing the total contract value from $120,636,619 to $127,893,442 to include both Recommendations C and D.

72. AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to amend the Gold Line Foothill Extension Funding Agreement to allow projected savings on MTA Project Costs to pay for MTA requested operational and safety betterments and other MTA Project Costs. MTA will cap its Project Costs at $173.6 million.

(ALSO ON PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE)

73. AMEND the Funding Agreement between the Gold Line Construction Authority and the MTA for Phase 2A to increase funds associated with CEQA/NEPA compliance, preliminary engineering and planning for Phase 2B along with revised conditions for payment of such funds based upon milestones.

(ALSO ON PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE)

74. RECEIVE AND FILE progress on budget themes and performance metrics.

(ALSO ON FINANCE, BUDGET AND AUDIT COMMITTEE)

75. RECEIVE AND FILE Office of the Inspector General Report regarding review of Community Claims on the I-405 Sepulveda Pass Widening Project.

76. RECEIVE oral presentation on Crenshaw/LAX Community Benefits Program Update.

(ALSO ON PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE)

77. RECEIVE Transit Project Delivery Executive Director's Report. [HANDOUT]

78. RECEIVE oral report on Project Budget and Schedule Status.

(ALSO ON FINANCE, BUDGET AND AUDIT COMMITTEE)

79. RECEIVE report of the Chief Executive Officer.

Consideration of items not on the posted agenda, including: items to be presented and (if requested) referred to staff; items to be placed on the agenda for action at a future meeting of the Committee or Board; and/or items requiring immediate action because of an emergency situation or where the need to take immediate action came to the attention of the Committee subsequent to the posting of the agenda.

COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC ON ITEMS OF PUBLIC INTEREST WITHIN COMMITTEE'S SUBJECT MATTER JURISDICTION

 

ADJOURNMENT

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