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Planning & Programming Committee Agenda*

Location & Date

Metro Board Room, One Gateway Plaza, 3rd Floor, Los Angeles
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 2:30 p.m.


Call to Order
Mark Ridley-Thomas, Chair
Gloria Molina, Vice Chair
Michael D. Antonovich
John Fasana
Mel Wilson
Michael Miles, non-voting member
Arthur T. Leahy, Chief Executive Officer
Michele Jackson, Board Secretary
Karen Gorman, Ethics Officer
Karen Gorman, Acting Inspector General
County Counsel, General Counsel

15. AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to negotiate and execute:

A. a five-year, cost plus fixed fee (CPFF) contract under RFP No. PS2415-3046 with HNTB, Inc., for the Doran Street Crossing Grade Separation Project engineering services, for an amount notto- exceed $5,774,644, inclusive of two one-year options; and

B. a contract with the next most qualified proposer, should staff be unable to conclude negotiations with HNTB, Inc.

16. APPROVE the following actions for the 2013 Countywide Call for Projects:

A. preliminary Transportation Modal Category Funding Marks and Preliminary Fund Estimate of $150 million;

B. reprogram $49.3 million from the 2012 Countywide Call for Projects (Call) Deobligations to the 2013 Call; and

C. receive and file report on the response to the February 20, 2013 Board motion regarding active transportation.


A. receiving and filing the I-5 North Capacity Enhancements Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Reevaluation;

B. adopting High Occupancy Toll Lanes, replacing the previously proposed High Occupancy Vehicle Lanes, on Interstate 5 from State Route 14 to Parker Road in the City of Santa Clarita and unincorporated Los Angeles County, California, as the Locally Preferred Alternative; and

C. authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to:

a. execute modification(s) to Contract No. PS4370-2316 Public- Private Partnership (PPP) Consulting Services, with InfraConsult LLC, (Consultant), to continue providing PPP advisory and transactional services for Accelerated Regional Transportation Improvements (ARTI) under Task 5 – Procurement and Task 6 – Concession/Contractual Agreements, representing all final work required to reach commercial and financial close with a concessionaire in early 2015, in an amount not to exceed $8.7 million, increasing the Total Contract Value from $18,857,535 to $27,557,535;

b. increase Contract Modification Authority specific to Contract No. PS4370-2316 to fund pending changes in an amount not to exceed $1,305,000; and

c. amend the FY13 budget to increase expenditures by $4,700,000 and the FY14 budget by $3,000,000 for contract amendments.


A. awarding and executing a firm fixed price Contract No. PS4730-2932 to Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc., for a fixed price of $9,203,412;

B. authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to execute individual contract modifications as required, but not to exceed a total of 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. including up to $5 million in Cost Center 4730 in FY14 budget to cover expenditures for that fiscal year.


A. approving the prioritization list for the transfer of up to 42 park and ride lots owned by the State of California to Metro;

B. authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to prepare appropriate documents and execute all agreements necessary to move forward with and effect the transfer of the park and ride locations from the State of California to Metro in the amount of $1,500,000 for transfer of Priority 1 and 2 park and ride lots;

C. authorizing the CEO to enter into negotiations with the City of El Monte and property owner for the acquisition of an approximately 3.5 acre property/parcel located at Santa Anita Ave and the Interstate Route 10/Brockway St. (Gunderson Chevrolet) in an amount not to exceed $8,500,000 to support the on-going operation of the El Monte Transit Center and Busway park and ride lot; and

D. including $10,000,000 in the FY 14 budget to fund recommendations B and C. [HANDOUT]


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.

21. RECEIVE AND FILE review of business assistance programs.

22. RECEIVE oral report on Highway Program Budget and Schedule Status.

23. RECEIVE AND FILE the Regional Rail update through March 2013.

24. 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.