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Planning & Programming Committee Agenda*

Location & Date

Metro Board Room, One Gateway Plaza, 3rd Floor, Los Angeles
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 2:30 p.m.

Agenda

Call to Order
Directors
:
Pam O'Connor, Chair
Zev Yaroslavsky, Vice Chair
Mike Bonin
Diane DuBois
Ara Najarian
Carrie Bowen, 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

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

A. recommendations responding to the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) motions regarding the 2013 Countywide Call for Projects (Call) and additional funding recommendations;

B. program $199.39 million in eight modal categories. This amount also programs the 2012 Deobligations and the 2013 Call TAC reserve;

C. conditionally approve the 2013 Call subject to later review by the MTA Board of Directors once the impacts of State and the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) project selection processes are finalized for the Active Transportation Program;

D. amend the recommended 2013 Call Program of Projects into the FY 2013-2014 Los Angeles County Regional Transportation Improvement Program (Regional TIP);

E. administer the 2013 Call as a project-specific grant program with the requirement that project sponsors bear all cost increases;

F. authorize the Chief Executive Officer to administratively provide project sponsors with funding in earlier years than shown, if the project sponsor can demonstrate project readiness to proceed, has sufficient local match and such funds are available; and

G. adopt the resolution required by SCAG which certifies that Los Angeles County has the resources to fund the projects in the FY 2013-2014 Regional TIP and affirms its commitment to implement all of the projects in the program.

14. CONSIDER:

A. awarding 63 Contract Agreements under the Countywide Planning Bench (RFIQ) No. PS4010-3041 with the contractors recommended for a three-year period with two one-year options beginning October 1, 2013 for professional services not to exceed a cumulative total value of $30 million; and

B. authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to execute individual task orders under the individual Bench Contracts for up to $1,000,000 per task order.

15. Approve the competitive grant program framework to fund a series of regional Open Streets events in response to the June 27, 2013 Board directive (Motion 72).

16. CONSIDER:

A. authorizing the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to proceed with the current phase of the project development process for all second and third decade Measure R Transit projects, including, upon receiving authorization from the Federal Transit Administration, releasing Draft Environmental Impact Statements/Reports (EIS/EIRs) for public comment and selecting a Locally Preferred Alternative (LPA). Board authorization for future development phases would be conditioned upon full funding plans being identified for each project;

B. authorizing the CEO to proceed with the current phase of the project development process for all Measure R Highway projects including releasing Draft EIS/EIRs for public comment and selecting LPAs. Board authorization for future development phases would be conditioned upon full funding plans being identified for each project; and

C. receiving and filing this report which responds to the June 2013 Board directive on the status of second and third decade Measure R projects (Motion 10.2A), and estimated completion dates of all Highway Projects (Motion 10.4).

17. CONSIDER:

A. awarding 25 contracts for the Highway Programs Planning and Deliverables Bench RFIQ PS4730-3053 with the contractors recommended for a three year base period with two, one-year options beginning November 1, 2013 for professional services not to exceed a cumulative value of $10 million; and

B. authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to execute individual task orders under the individual Bench Contracts for up to $1,000,000 per task order.

54. CONSIDER DUBOIS MOTION that staff shall:

A. communicate directly with the new California State Transportation Agency and request that the following projects be included in any list of PNRS transmitted to the Federal Highway Administration: Alameda Corridor East, the I-710 Corridor/Desmond Bridge; and the High Desert Corridor; and

B. coordinate PNRS related activities, with the Regional CEO's working group, Southern California representatives on the State Freight Advisory Committee and the National Freight Advisory Committee; Alameda Corridor East Construction Authority, and the Ports of Los Angeles and Port of Long Beach.

18. RECEIVE AND FILE a report on progress and status of the Public-Private Partnership Program as detailed in the Summary of Progress and Accomplishments.

19. WITHDRAWN: RECEIVE oral report on Highway Program Project Budget and Schedule Status.

20. RECEIVE AND FILE the Regional Rail Update through July 2013.

21. 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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