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Construction Committee Agenda*

Location & Date

Metro Board Room, One Gateway Plaza, 3rd Floor, Los Angeles
Thursday, October 16, 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

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

45. AUTHORIZE:

A. the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to award an 18-month, cost-plus-fixed-fee Contract No. PS4720-3329 to Transystems Corporation for Plans, Specifications and Estimates for the I-710 Early Action Soundwalls Package No. 1 in an amount not-to-exceed of $2,472,075; and

B. the CEO to execute individual contract modifications as required, for an amount not-to-exceed $370,811 (15% of the total contract amount) to cover the cost of any unforeseen issues that may arise during the performance of the contract.

46. AUTHORIZE:

A. the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to award an 18-month, cost-plus-fixed-fee Contract No. PS4720-3328 to Parsons Transportation Group Inc. for Plans, Specifications and Estimates for the I-710 Early Action Soundwall Package No. 2 in an amount not-to-exceed of $2,418,230; and,

B. the CEO to execute individual contract modifications as required in an amount not-to-exceed $362,734 (15% of the total contract amount) to cover the cost of any unforeseen issues that may arise during the performance of the contract.

47. AUTHORIZE:

A. the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to award an 18-month, cost-plus-fixed-fee Contract No. PS4720-3330 to CH2M Hill, Inc. for Plans, Specifications and Estimates for the I-170 Early Action Soundwall Package No. 3 in an amount not-to-exceed of $3,347,275;  

B. the CEO to execute individual contract modifications as required, for an amount not-to-exceed $ 502,091 (15% of the total contract amount) to cover the cost of any unforeseen issues that may arise during the performance of the contract; and

C. the CEO to amend FY15 budget to add one (1) Full Time Equivalent (FTE)/Project Manager, Engineering and Construction, to Highway Capital (Cost Center 4720) to manage the design phase of the I-710 Early Action Soundwalls.

48. AUTHORIZE:

A. the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to execute Modification No. 5 to Contract No. PS4720-3004 with Cambridge Systematics, Inc. to provide engineering and facilitation services for a period of 6 months in an amount not-to-exceed $1,250,887 increasing the total Contract Value from $8,147,054 to $9,397,941; and

B. the Chief Executive Officer to amend the FY14 budget to add $1,250,887 of expenses to Highway Capital, 4720 for the purpose of funding this contract modification.

49. CONSIDER:

A. repealing Metro’s Administrative Code Section 4-15, Processing of Construction Change Orders, also known as the Construction Change Order Ordinance;

B. adopting a new Construction Change Order Policy; and

C. establishing new Construction Contract Modification Authority thresholds.

50. AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to:

A. negotiate and execute contract modifications to Contract No. C0988 with Walsh/Shea Corridor Constructors, to design and construct ADA Tactile Guidance pathways for visually impaired patrons at eight stations in an amount not-to-exceed $800,000 increasing the total contract value from $1,285,392,327 to $1,286,192,327; and

B. Execute future contract modifications to Contract No. C0988 up to an amount not to exceed $1,000,000 for each individual contract modification within the Board approved Contract Modification Authority.

51. AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to execute the Memorandum of Agreement in the form approved by Beverly Hills City Council on August 19, 2014 for support of advanced utility relocation efforts at the Wilshire/La Cienega Station.

52. CONSIDER:

A. approving an increase in Contract Modification Authority (CMA) to Contract C1048, Advanced Utility Relocations (Wilshire/LaBrea Station), to provide funding for differing site conditions related to unknown and abandoned utilities, water line revisions and conflicts, re-sequencing of work, utility interferences, loose and wet sands and delay impacts from a preceding communications utility contractor, in the amount of $1,241,712, increasing the current CMA from $1,236,100 to $2,477,812; and

B. authorizing the CEO to execute Contract Modification No. 20 to Contract No. C1048 with Metro Builders Group LTD for delay compensation due to differing site conditions related to unknown and abandoned utilities, loose and wet sands and delay impacts from a preceding communications utility contractor, in an amount of $717,208.

53. CONSIDER:

A. approving the project list of I-5 North mitigation projects to be funded by Measure R funds allocated to FY 2010-2019;

B. approving $16.928 Million in Measure R funding from the I-5 North Capacity Enhancement from SR-134 to SR-170 project for the implementation of mitigation projects;

C. authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to enter into Funding Agreements with adjacent cities and local entities to implement mitigation projects; and

D. authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to amend the FY2015 Budget in the amount of $2.80 Million to include the costs for the mitigation projects (cost center 0442).

54. CONSIDER:

A. authorizing and executing Task Order No. PS4010-2540-05-03-01 in the amount of $1,210,000 to cover the services of an I-5 Mitigation Project Manager for 36 months, inclusive of two optional 12-month extensions; and

B. amending the FY2015 budget to include in the amount of $209,410 $395,113 to cover the initial term of the Task Order (cost center 4730). for issuing a Work Order to hire a mitigation project manager from the Highway Bench Contract PS4010-2540-05-03-01.

(CARRIED OVER FROM SEPTEMBER’S BOARD CYCLE)

68. APPROVE Motion by Directors Najarian, Garcetti and Antonovich that the consultant procurement for BRT advancement be amended to include the North Hollywood to Pasadena BRT.

69. AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to award a two-year (2) with two (2) one-year options, firm fixed price Contract No. PS2130-3403 to Del Richardson & Associates, Inc. (DRA), pending negotiations, for professional services to operate the Metro Pilot Business Solution Center for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor in the amount not-to-exceed $996,144 ($646,462 for the two-year base period and $349,682 for the two one-year options).

(ALSO ON EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE)

55. RECEIVE AND FILE status on the Project Labor Agreement and Construction Careers Policy programs on the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor project for activity through August 16, 2014.

(ALSO ON EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE)

56. RECEIVE oral report in response to the business interruption fund as requested in the Motion approved at the October 2, 2014 Board Meeting.

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

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

59. 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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