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Measure R Project Delivery Committee** Agenda*

Location & Date

Metro Board Room, One Gateway Plaza, 3rd Floor, Los Angeles
Thursday, November 18, 2010 12:00 p.m.

Agenda

Call to Order

Directors

Diane DuBois, Chair
Mark Ridley-Thomas, Vice Chair
Michael Antonovich
José Huizar
Richard Katz
Vacant, 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

  1. RECEIVE Measure R Program update:
  • Financial
  • Highway Program
  • Rail Projects
  • Communications
  • Local Return/Metrolink
  1. AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to:
    1. increase project budget for an amount not to exceed $5,026,547 for I-710 Corridor Project, with the additional funds coming from Measure R I-710 South and/or Early Action Projects;
    2. execute contract modification No. 7 to Contract No. PS4340-1939 with URS Corporation to incorporate project changes and revaluate project alternatives for an amount not to exceed $4,428,581, and a contract extension of 15 months;
    3. execute contract modification No. 3 to Contract No. PS4340-1940 with Moore lacafano Goltsman for the facilitation of community participation for an amount not to exceed $597,966, and a contract extension of 15 months; and
    4. approve a Limited Notice to Proceed.

      (ALSO ON PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE)


    THIS ITEM IS WITHDRAWN:

  2. CONSIDER:
    1. approving a unified process and policy for the management and minimization of project costs of the Measure R transit projects, including a requirement for the prompt development and consideration of lower-cost project alternatives that address the cost-control policy actions of the Board of Directors to date;
    2. directing the CEO to meet with City and County staff to review how the Project Advisory Committees (PACs) functioned for both entities, and report back within 60 days with a plan to implement PACs for all 12 Measure R transit projects; and
    3. receiving and filing the response to the Antonovich/Najarian motion from July 2010 that stated, in part, that the CEO should present:
      “A comprehensive, integrated, “cradle-to-grave” strategy for using the funding marks contained in the proposed FY 2011 budget to implement MTA’s LRTP projects on both the LRTP schedule and the potential 30/10 schedule.”

      (ALSO ON CONSTRUCTION COMMITTEE)

  1. CONSIDER:
    1. authorizing the leasing of office space to provide an Integrated Project Management Office to support the Crenshaw LAX Transit Corridor Project;
    2. authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to execute an eight year lease agreement, including up to two (2) one year options, with Marvin Gart Trust for the rental of office space and associated parking in an office building located at 3695-3699 Crenshaw Blvd, Los Angeles, CA commencing January 1, 2011 at an estimated initial annual rental cost of $255,107.00 or $21,258.92 per month plus the annual cost of utilities and operating expenses; and
    3. amending the FY11 budget to add $550,000 of Measure R Transit Capital Funds 35% to Project 865512 Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor to cover the base rent for the balance of FY11 and estimated cost of tenant improvements.

      (ALSO ON FINANCE AND BUDGET COMMITTEE AND CONSTRUCTION COMMITTEE)

  2. ADOPT a consolidated development strategy for maintenance facilities associated with expansions of the Metro Green Line and three new transit extensions – the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor, the South Bay Metro Green Line Extension, and the Metro Green Line Extension to LAX.

    (HANDOUT) (ALSO ON PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE)

  3. RECEIVE AND FILE report on the issues, options and costs to conduct an Initial Review of a possible Hollywood/West Hollywood Transit Corridor that would connect the Metro Red Line Hollywood/Highland Station to the Exposition/Crenshaw Station (currently under construction). Such a corridor would have the potential to provide a north/south transit connection with the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor, the South Bay Metro Green Line Extension and future potential extensions that could ultimately extend as far south as Long Beach and/or San Pedro.
  4. RECEIVE AND FILE update of Measure R 3% local contribution guidelines.
  5. RECEIVE AND FILE status report on I-5 Widening – Orange County Line to I-605.

    (ALSO ON PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE)

  6. RECEIVE AND FILE update of Regional Connector option to privately finance the 5th and Flower station.

    (ALSO ON PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE)

  7. 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

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