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Construction Committee Agenda*

Location & Date

Metro Board Room, One Gateway Plaza, 3rd Floor, Los Angeles
Thursday, June 20, 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

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

52. CONSIDER:

A. awarding a 57 month, firm fixed price contract under Request-for-Proposal No. C0988, to Walsh/Shea Corridor Constructors for the final design and construction of the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor Project, in the amount of $1,177,032,356 for the base project;

B. authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to execute individual contract changes and modifications to Contract No. C0988 in an amount not to exceed $10,000,000 per change within the Board approved contract modification authority;

C. approving an increase to the life-of-project (LOP) budget for the base Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor Project, No. 865512, by $160,100,000, from $1,762,900,000 to $1,923,000,000, consistent with the LACMTA Board’s Unified Measure R Cost Management Process, using the following fund sources:

1. $47,100,000 in Proposition C 25% funds from the South Bay sub-region’s Ramps and Interchanges project;

2. $47,480,000 in Measure R 35% funds from the South Bay’s Green Line Extension to LAX project (AKA the Airport Metro Connector);

3. $55,330,000 in Proposition C 25% funds to be derived from de-obligating all existing Call for Project grants in the Central Area sub-region;

4. $10,190,000 Proposition C 40% funds from Central Area sub-region’s Wilshire Bus Rapid Transit project;

D. approving an increase to the life-of-project budget for options for Leimert Park Station and Hindry Station in the amount of $135,000,000 from $1,923,000,000 to $2,058,000,000 and direct the CEO to obtain and execute grant agreements and grant and loan amendments to fund the increase; and

E. authorizing the CEO to execute options for Leimert Park Station and Hindry Station in the amount of $95,600,000, increasing the contract amount to $1,272,632,356 and extending period of performance by 3 months to 60 months for Contract No. C0988 conditional upon execution of the necessary grant agreements and loan amendments.

70. KNABE AND O’CONNOR MOTION that the MTA Board of Directors:

A. approve a waiver of Metro Prop C 25% debt ceiling policy not to exceed the lower amount of 5% or $60 million for the purpose of fully funding the $12.5 million restoration of the Bus Facility at the Aviation/Century station (previously eliminated in the value-engineering process) into the LAX/Crenshaw baseline LOP and restoring the $47.5 million needed to avoid reduction of the funding for the Measure R Airport Metro Connector project; and

B. allocate $47.1 million in Measure R Highway 20% (surplus) to restore the Prop C 25% previously programmed for the South Bay Ramps and Interchanges project.

53. APPROVE AND ADOPT:

A. project definition changes, CEQA Addendum and Findings for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor Project; and

B. the second set of definition changes, CEQA Addendum and Findings.

54. AUTHORIZE the CEO to negotiate and execute a Contract Modification No. 20 to Contract No. E0119 with The Connector Partnership Joint Venture (CPJV) Inc. to continue providing bid phase engineering support services during the solicitation process, and to provide design support services during construction through FY14 for the Regional Connector Transit Corridor Project, in the amount of $7,852,815, increasing the total contract value from $39,594,562 to $47,447,377.

55. APPROVE an increase to the LOP budget for the I-405 Sepulveda Pass Improvements Project by $78.7 million, increasing the LOP budget from $1,070.7 million to $1,149.4 million, subject to the funding transfers and borrowing strategies.

(CARRIED OVER FROM MAY COMMITTEE CYCLE)

27. CONSIDER:

A. approving a Model Construction Relations Program that has been deployed in support of all major transit projects commencing with the Orange Line; and

B. providing clear agency guidelines to aid in managing public expectations for the scope and breadth of project activities that may be conducted to address the rigors and impacts of construction as the projects proceed.

(ALSO ON PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE)

(CARRIED OVER FROM MAY COMMITTEE CYCLE)

28. RECEIVE AND FILE review of business assistance programs.

(ALSO ON PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE)

(CARRIED OVER FROM MAY COMMITTEE CYCLE)

56. RECEIVE AND FILE report on the Inspector General review of the I-405 Sepulveda Pass Widening Project Community Claims Process.

57. RECEIVE Transit Project Delivery Executive Director’s Report.

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

(ALSO ON FINANCE, BUDGET AND AUDIT COMMITTEE)

58. 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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