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Revised Construction Committee Agenda*

Location & Date

Metro Board Room, One Gateway Plaza, 3rd Floor, Los Angeles
Thursday, September 18, 2014 10:15 a.m.

Agenda

Call to Order

Directors

Don Knabe, Chair
Jacquelyn Dupont-Walker, Vice Chair
Gloria Molina
Ara Najarian
Pam O’Connor
Carrie Bowen, non-voting member

Officers

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

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

49. AUTHORIZE:

A. an increase of contract value for Contract No. EN076 for Environmental Engineering Services to TRC Solutions, Inc., in an amount not to exceed (NTE) $1,500,000 $2,000,000, increasing the total authorized funding from $19,947,500 to $21,447,500 $21,947,500; and

B. the Chief Executive Officer to execute individual Contract Work Orders and Modifications within the Board approved NTE amount.

50. WITHDRAWN: AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer:

A. to continue issuing task orders within the Board approved total contract value of $38,000,000 for Contract EN077, with ARCADIS U.S. Inc., for the life of the contract, of which only $21,200,000 the Board had authorized for FY12 through FY14; and

B. to exercise Option Year One for FY15, the first of two one-year options.

51. CONSIDER:

A. increasing the Life of Project Budget for the Division 13 Bus Operations and Maintenance Facility (Division 13) in the amount of $16,142,000, increasing the LOP from $104,200,000 to $120,342,000; and

B. approving an increase in Contract Modification Authority (CMA) to Contract No. C0974 with McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. in the amount of $9,254,297, increasing the total CMA from $9,257,703 to $18,512,000.

52. AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to:

A. execute a contract modification for Contract C0980 with Regional Connector Constructors to build the 2nd/Hope Street Station Upper Level Entrance and Pedestrian Bridge (Option 3) for a firm-fixed price of $3,320,000, increasing the Total Contract Price from $927,226,995 to $930,546,995.  This amount is included in the Life-of-Project budget of $1,420,016,799.  This action does not increase Life-of-Project budget; and

B. exercise individual Contract Options for the Regional Connector Transit Corridor Project, and execute related Contract Modifications, within nine months of the issuance of Notice to Proceed.  The total amount of all Contract Modifications resulting from the execution of Contract Options that currently require Board approval (not including Option 3 above) is $39,650,000.  This amount is included in the Life-of-Project budget of $1,420,016,799. This action does not increase Life-of-Project Budget.

53. AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to execute annual expenditure budget plan for the FY15 Annual Work Plan for the City of Los Angeles.

54. AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to execute multiple change orders to Contract No. C0882, with Kiewit Infrastructure West Company, for additional design and construction of Retaining Wall 1921 in an amount not to exceed $1,611,928 increasing the total contract value from $904,851,253 to $906,463,181.  Requested funds are within the Life-of-Project budget.

73. CONSIDER Motion by Directors Antonovich, Knabe and Najarian that the CEO work with various interested parties, including the City of Los Angeles, to accelerate negotiations with International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and Kinkisharyo to a mutually acceptable solution by September 30, 2014.

WE FURTHER MOVE THAT MTA support the City of Palmdale in holding an emergency City Council meeting to approve a Mitigated Negative Declaration by September 30, 2014, if necessary.

(ALSO ON SYSTEM SAFETY, SECURITY & OPERATIONS COMMITTEE)

74. CONSIDER Motion by Directors O’Connor and Najarian that the CEO be directed to:

A. prepare a plan to change the name of the East LA Civic Center Station to the East LA Civic Center/Gloria Molina Station; and

B. report back to the Executive Management Committee in January 2015 with an update and final implementation plan.

75. CONSIDER Motion by Directors O’Connor and Najarian that the CEO be directed:

A. prepare a plan to change the name of Red Line North Hollywood Station to the North Hollywood/Zev Yaroslavsky Station; and

B. report back to the Executive Management Committee in January 2015 with an update and final implementation plan.

55. RECEIVE AND FILE report in response to the June 26 and July 24, 2014 Board directives regarding:

A. the feasibility of remote baggage check service at the LAX Station (formerly 96th Street Station);

B. the LAX Station design approach;

C. strategic steps to accelerate completion of the Airport Metro Connector (AMC) Project including funding, coordination with partner agencies, and streamlining the environmental review; and

D. revisions to the scope of work for the design and construction of accommodations on the Crenshaw/LAX project so as not to preclude the AMC LAX Station.

(ALSO ON PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE)

56. RECEIVE AND FILE monthly status report on the Los Angeles World Airports’ commitment to construct and operate an Automated People Mover at the Los Angeles International Airport as directed by the Board on June 26, 2014.

(ALSO ON PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE)

57. RECEIVE AND FILE status report on implementation of Pilot Business Solution Center to assist small businesses along the Crenshaw Corridor between 48th and 60th Streets during the four year term of the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Line Project.

(ALSO ON EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE)

58. RECEIVE Engineering and Construction Executive Director’s Report.

59. RECEIVE oral report on Transit Project Budget and Schedule Status.

60. 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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