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Regular Board Meeting Agenda*

Location & Date

Metro Board Room, One Gateway Plaza, 3rd Floor, Los Angeles
Thursday, October 2, 2014 9:30 a.m.

Agenda

Call to Order

Directors

Eric Garcetti, Chair
Mark Ridley-Thomas, 1st Vice Chair
John Fasana, 2nd Vice Chair
Michael Antonovich
Mike Bonin
Diane DuBois
Jacquelyn Dupont-Walker
Don Knabe
Paul Krekorian
Gloria Molina
Ara J. Najarian
Pam O’Connor
Zev Yaroslavsky
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

SUMMARY OF AGENDA ITEMS
LOS ANGELES COUNTY
METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY

REGULAR BOARD MEETING
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2014

CONSENT CALENDAR ITEMS

NON-CONSENT ITEMS

CLOSED SESSION

2

3

85

5

4

 

6

8

 

7

25

 

9

30

 

10

34

 

15

40

 

16

49

 

18

57

 

19

63

 

20

66

 

21

73

 

22

77

 

23

78**

 

24

79**

 

26

80**

 

27

81**

 

38

82

 

39

83

 

41

84

 

42

 

 

43**

   
44    
51    
52    
53    
54    
67    
72    
74    
75    
76    
     

** REQUIRES 2/3 VOTE

1. APPROVE Consent Calendar Items: 2, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 15, 16, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 26, 27, 38, 39, 41, 42, 43**, 44, 51, 52, 53, 54, 67, 72, 74, 75, 76.

Consent Calendar items are approved by one motion unless held by a Director for discussion and/or separate action.

**Item requires 2/3 vote

CONSENT CALENDAR

2. APPROVE Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting held on July 24, 2014 and Minutes of the Special Board Meeting held on September 4, 2014.

5. FINANCE, BUDGET AND AUDIT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (5-0) 

authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to negotiate and execute a revenue producing lease for the “Kiosk 1” location in Union Station.

6. FINANCE, BUDGET AND AUDIT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (5-0) authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to negotiate and execute a revenue producing lease for the “Kiosk 2” location in Union Station.

7. FINANCE, BUDGET AND AUDIT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (5-0) authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to negotiate and execute a revenue producing lease for the former “Fred Harvey” location in Union Station.

9. FINANCE, BUDGET AND AUDIT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (4-0-1) authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to award a seven-year, firm fixed unit rate, Contract No. PS14521103 to Aon Hewitt (Aon Consulting, Inc.) for employee health benefits consulting and actuarial services in an amount not to exceed $2,370,000, inclusive of four one-year options.  The effective date of this contract is October 1, 2014.

10. FINANCE, BUDGET AND AUDIT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (4-0-1) authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to renew existing group insurance policies covering Non-Contract, AFSCME and Expo employeesfor the one-year period beginning January 1, 2015.

15. PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED     (3-0):

A. approving additional funding of $10.0 million to cover a project cost increase resulting from an additional effort, for the Washington Blvd. Widening and Reconstruction Improvement Project, as part of the Measure R I-710 Early Action Projects;

B. amending existing Funding Agreement MOU.MR306.23 to increase Measure R funds from $3.5 million to $13.5 million;

C. executing a Letter of No Prejudice with the City of Commerce for the Washington Blvd. Widening and Reconstruction Improvement Project; and

D. amending FY15 budget to include additional funding for the Washington Blvd. Widening and Reconstruction Improvement Project, thereby increasing the total amount for the I-710 Early Action Projects Subsidies from $5.75 million to $10.25 million.

16. PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (3-0):

A. amending Attachment (D-1) of the 2009 Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP), Clarification on Project Eligibility for Highway Operational Improvement and Ramp/Interchange Improvements, to include South Bay Subregion’s Operational Improvement projects for Soundwall and Bike Lanes as part of the Measure R Highway Program Funding Strategy; and

B. augmenting the LRTP Highway Project Eligibility Policy to permit all affected subregions to use their respective Subregional Measure R funds to advance soundwall constructions as set forth in the Board-approved Post 89 Retrofit Soundwall Program priority list.

18. PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (3-0) authorizing the expenditure of an amount not to exceed $11,044,000 to execute contract modifications to thirty-two existing Metro Freeway Service Patrol (FSP) contracts.  Contracts to be modified and the amounts for each modification will be determined based on the needs of the FSP program and in the best interest of Metro.

19. PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (3-0) approving the programming of up to $6.3 million from fiscal year 2014 federal Department of Homeland Security – Transit Security Grant Program funds that are available for the eligible Union Station Gateway Complex capital transit project.

20. PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (3-0):

A. authorizing Life-of-Project budget of $1,400,000 for the Sustainable Parking at the Metro North Hollywood Red Line Station; and

B. amending FY 2015 capital budget for $1,400,000 for this project.

21. PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (3-0) authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to enter into a reciprocal easement agreement with Forest City Blossom, LP (Forest City) together with any other related documents, including, without limitation, a temporary construction right of entry, necessary to enable construction and operation of a pedestrian connection between the Metro Gold Line Chinatown Station at the mezzanine level and the adjacent Blossom Plaza project now under construction in the City of Los Angeles.

22. PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (3-0) authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to execute Modification No. 5 to Contract No. PS107140706 with Inland Transportation Services, Inc. to provide employer rideshare program and annual transit pass support implementation services for up to an additional six months from January 1, 2015 to June 30, 2015 in an amount not to exceed $480,000. This modification would increase the total contract value from $2,662,292 to $3,142,292.

23. PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (3-0):

A. authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to commence design, environmental review, and other planning activities for a proposed pedestrian connection and new portal for the 7th Street/Metro Center Station (“the Bloc/Metro Connection”);

B. authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to negotiate the applicable agreements with the NREA-TRC 700 LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, ownership entity of The Bloc (Macy’s Shopping Center) (“the Owner”) or its designee and return to the Board for final approval of the agreements and the Life-of-Project budget; and

C. establishing a new capital project for the FY15 budget in the amount of $400,000 for a portion of the cost of the proposed Bloc/Metro Connection.

24. PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (3-0):

A. approving the programming of $51.5 million in Proposition C, 25% funds for the Countywide Rideshare/Vanpool program and $255.9 million in Regional Surface Transportation Program  funds for Access Services for Fiscal Years 2016 through FY 2019; and

B. authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to negotiate and execute funding agreements as needed to provide funds programmed as authorized.

26. PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (4-0):

A. approving the schedule for updating the Long Range Transportation Plan; and

B. amending the FY2015 Budget to include $550,000 in resources necessary to evaluate a potential transportation ballot measure.

27. PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED     (4-0) authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to amend the FY15 budget to add an additional $100,000 to conduct feasibility study for the Los Angeles River Bikeway Connection.

38. SYSTEM SAFETY, SECURITY AND OPERATIONS COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (4-0) authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to award a firm fixed price Contract PS92403192 to Giro, Inc. for the implementation of the HASTUS (Horaires et Assignations pour Systeme de Transport Urbain et Semi-urbain) System v2014 software upgrade for an amount not to exceed $2,616,903.

39. SYSTEM SAFETY, SECURITY AND OPERATIONS COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (4-0) authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to award a seven year, firm fixed unit price Contract No. PS146430106 with MCM Integrated Systems, Inc., the lowest responsive and responsible bidder. This contract is to provide Metro security system maintenance and new installations for a not to exceed amount of $4,643,803. This amount includes for system maintenance ($1,793,803) and new installations ($2,850,000).

41. SYSTEM SAFETY, SECURITY AND OPERATIONS COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (5-0):

A. approving an increase in Life-of-Project budget (LOP) for Fare Gate Project 210090 in the amount of $5,491,800 increasing the LOP from $9,495,000 to $14,986,800 to implement fare gate Scheme B at three aerial stations on Expo Phase 1; and

B. authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to negotiate and execute Contract Modifications to Contract OP02461010 with Cubic Transportation Systems, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $3.3 million increasing the total contract value from $251,916,712 to $255,216,712. These contract modifications will implement fare gates at the three aerial stations on Expo Phase 1 (Scheme B), Stand Alone Validator (SAV) Virtual Gates at the Metro Gold Line Union Station entrance and SAV Virtual Gates at the Metro Blue Line platform entrance at Willowbrook station.

42. SYSTEM SAFETY, SECURITY AND OPERATIONS COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (5-0) awarding a five-year firm fixed unit rate contract, OP33673337 to Woods Maintenance Services, Inc., the lowest responsive, responsible bidder, to provide landscape and irrigation maintenance services throughout Metro facilities excluding Metro Orange Line in an amount not to exceed $10,299,130, inclusive of two one-year options effective December 1, 2014. This contract amount consists of $6,090,228  for the three year base period and $2,030,076 for each of the two option years, plus $148,750 for as-needed work, for a combined total of $10,299,130.

43. SYSTEM SAFETY, SECURITY AND OPERATIONS COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (5-0) considered finding that awarding design-build contracts pursuant to Public Utilities Code Section 130242 (a) will achieve private sector efficiencies in the integration of the design, project work, and components for the rehabilitation of the signal system at Division 11 rail yard.

(REQUIRES TWO-THIRDS VOTE)

44. SYSTEM SAFETY, SECURITY AND OPERATIONS COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (5-0) approving nominees for membership on Metro’s San Fernando Valley San Gabriel Valley, and Westside/Central Service Councils:\

A. Alex Gonzalez, San Gabriel Valley Service Council, Re-Appointment

Nominated by: San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments
Term Ending: June 30, 2017  

B. Ernesto Hidalgo, San Fernando Valley Service Council, Appointment

Nominated by: Mayor Eric Garcetti
Term Ending: June 30, 2017

C. Yvette Lopez, San Fernando Valley Service Council, Appointment

Nominated by: Mayor Eric Garcetti
Term Ending: June 30, 2017

D. Maria Sipin, Westside/Central Service Council, Appointment

Nominated by: Mayor Eric Garcetti
Term Ending: June 30, 2016

E. Stephen Randal Henry, Westside/Central Service Council, Re-Appointment

Nominated by: Mayor Eric Garcetti
Term Ending: June 30, 2017

51. CONSTRUCTION COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (5-0):

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. CONSTRUCTION COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (5-0) authorizing 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. CONSTRUCTION COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (5-0) authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to execute annual expenditure budget plan for the FY15 Annual Work Plan for the City of Los Angeles.

54. CONSTRUCTION COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (5-0) authorizing 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.

67. EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (3-0) authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to:

A. adopt and implement a long-term financial and operational plan for sustainability-related projects to maintain their optimum performance and maximize environmental benefits; and

B. use proceeds from Low Carbon Fuel Standard credits sales along with any cost-savings, utility allowances and incentives, and any interest earned from the investment of these funds that are generated from sustainability-related infrastructure to specifically continue the implementation, operations, and maintenance of Metro's sustainability-related infrastructure.

72. PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (4-0):

A. authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to pursue a long-term Full Funding Grant Agreement  through the Federal Transit Administration for Federal New Starts funds in the amount of $1.146 billion for Westside Purple Line Extension Section 2 project;

B. approving the submittal of a Letter of Interest to the United States Department of Transportation for a Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act loan in the amount of $307.0 million for the Westside Purple Line Extension Section 2 and pay related fees and expenses; and

C. approving the finance plan for meeting the Measure R Fiscal Policy and the Measure R Cost Management Process and Policy for an anticipated cost increase in the amount of $374.3 million for the project.

74. CONSTRUCTION COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (5-0) approval of 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. CONSTRUCTION COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (5-0) approval of Motion by Directors O’Connor and Najarianthat 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.

76. SYSTEM SAFETY, SECURITY AND OPERATIONS COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (4-0) approval of Motion by Director Dupont-Walker that the MTA Board direct the CEO to:

A. examine the possibility of establishing a Community Ambassador Program, staffed by paid employees or volunteers, to lead regular or on-demand rail and bus familiarization trips for community groups; and

B. report back at the January 2015 Board meeting on the above.

END OF CONSENT CALENDAR

 

NON-CONSENT

3. Chair’s Report. 

4. Chief Executive Officer’s Report. 

8. FINANCE, BUDGET AND AUDIT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (5-0) as amended:

A. authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to negotiate and purchase construction project umbrella liability insurance policies (also known as super excess general liability insurance program) with up to $550 million in additional limits at a cost not to exceed $20.9 million for the period effective October 1, 2014 to January 3, 2023 (and products and completed operations coverage to January 3, 2033); and

B. amending the FY15 budget to establish a separate project for Construction Project Umbrella Liability Insurance Betterments with a Life-of-Project budget of $20.9 million $10.3 million for the Crenshaw/LAX, Expo II Transit Corridor and Gold Line Foothill II projects.

Construction Committee Amendment:  The Regional Connector and Westside Subway Extension Life-Of-Project budgets will be increased to reflect the appropriate portion of the second installment of $10.6 million as coming from Measure R funds and not Proposition C 25% during the FY16 budget process.

25. PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (4-0) approving the 2015 Call for Projects Application Package.

30. 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.

34. CONSIDER the following actions for the 2014 Metro ExpressLanes Net Toll Revenue Reinvestment Expenditure Plan in the amount of $1,750,000:

A. approving $875,000 in project funding for the I-10 for projects and amend the recommended projects into the Fiscal Year 2015-16 Los Angeles County Regional Transportation Improvement Program;

B. allocating $875,000 into a reserve fund for the I-110 corridor; and

C. allocating $1.750 million of Measure R 3% commuter rail funding for Los Angeles County’s portion of the Metrolink Enhanced Ticket Distribution project subject to resolution of TAP interface issues and confirmation of Metrolink member agency contributions.

40. SYSTEM SAFETY, SECURITY AND OPERATIONS COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (5-0) authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to execute Modification No. 13 to Contract No. PS26102156 with RMI International to provide private security services for the period beginning October 1, 2014 through January 31, 2015 in the amount not to exceed $3,560,000, increasing the total contract value from $31,078,383 to $34,638,383.

49. CONSTRUCTION COMMITTEE FORWARDED WITHOUT RECOMMENDATION authorizing:

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  increasing the total authorized funding from $19,947,500 to $21,447,500; and

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

57. CONSIDER Motion by Directors Molina and Dupont-Walker that the Board direct the Chief Executive Officer to:

A. establish a pilot program for a special impact fund for mom and pop businesses located along the Crenshaw Line and within the Little Tokyo area along the Regional Connector immediately;

B. define mom and pop businesses as those having 25 employees or fewer;

C. conduct a baseline survey of all businesses within the pilot areas;

D. provide funding for the pilot program to fund up to 60 percent of potential business revenue loss.  Such loss shall be validated by MTA based upon supporting documentation provided by the business; and

E. report back to Construction Committee monthly on implementation status.

Participation in the program would release MTA and the general contractor from further liability claims for business loss unrelated to specific incidents of damage and would be voluntary;

63. CONSIDER Motion by Director Fasana that staff be directed to include in the agenda of the Executive Management Committee written reports on federal and state affairs.

Furthermore, staff is also directed to provide a regularly updated legislative matrix on federal and state legislation or state ballot measures that the agency has taken a position on or are being monitored.  Information in the matrix is to include subject and description, author (with party and city) location of the bill, status including last amended date, next hearing, positions of Metro and other agencies, and recent activities.

66. EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE FORWARDED WITHOUT RECOMMENDATION authorizing the Chief Executive Officer or his designee to negotiate and execute:

A. a five-year License and Billboard Management Agreement with Allvision LLC  for the financing, construction, operation, and management of a digital outdoor advertising sign located at 7878 Telegraph Road in Downey, with five additional five-year options to extend at MTA’s election. Such authority includes authority for the CEO to exercise the options; and

B. a five-year Digital Billboard Advertising Service Agreement with the Lamar Advertising Company to sell the media on the Billboard after it has been constructed.

73. SYSTEM SAFETY, SECURITY AND OPERATIONS COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (4-0) and CONSTRUCTION COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (4-0) approval of Motion by Directors Antonovich, Garcetti, Knabe and Najarianthat the Board directs the CEO to work with various interested parties, including the Cities of Los Angeles and Palmdale, to accelerate negotiations with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and Kinkisharyo to find a mutually acceptable solution by September 30, 2014. as soon as possible.

WE FURTHER MOVE THAT the Board direct the CEO and the MTA Government Relations team to work directly and immediately with the Office of the Governor and the State Legislature to develop explore a solution to this impasse, including but not limited to creating an exemption to CEQA for this project and fast-tracking various elements of the CEQA process, prior to September 30, 2014.as soon as possible.

77. CONSIDER Motion by Directors Yaroslavsky, Krekorian and O’Connor that the Board direct staff to:

A. rename Metro Express Bus Line 788 as the “Valley-Westside Express”

B. develop a strategy to promote and advertise the line in coordination with the communities, businesses and institutions that will be affected by the service, using Metro’s traditional methods and also taking advantage of social media outlets, on-site advertising and other creative methods of branding and public outreach; and

C. report back with plans and a timetable for promoting the line at the November 2014 full Board meeting.

78. CONSIDER: 

A. holding a public hearing on the proposed Resolution of Necessity; and

B. adopting the Resolution of Necessity authorizing the commencement of an eminent domain action to acquire the following parcels, consisting of varying permanent easement and temporary construction easement interests in the real property, and any immovable fixtures and equipment attached thereto, respectively, (hereinafter (“Properties” or, individually the “Property”) as follows:

1. Ben Reininger- 6820 Brynhurst Ave., Los Angeles, CA (APN 4006-023-003)

2. 5870 Crenshaw-WMC Partnership 3540 West Slauson Ave., Los Angeles, CA (APN 4005-005-022)

3. Slauson & Crenshaw Associates- 3240 W. Slauson Ave., Los Angeles, CA (APN 4005-005-032)

4. Slauson & Crenshaw Associates-5850 Crenshaw Blvd., Los Angeles, CA (APN 4005-005-033)

5. Kyu Jung Lee & Young Ja Han, Trustees-5804 Crenshaw Blvd., Los Angeles, CA (APN 4005-005-024)

6. CKS Management, LLC 5817-Crenshaw Blvd., Los Angeles, CA (APN 4005-004-020)

7. Valley Real Estate Enterprises, LLC-5805 Crenshaw Blvd., Los Angeles, CA (APN 4005-004-019)

8. Mothers in Action- 5008 Crenshaw Blvd (APN 5013-019-034) & 3322 W. 50th St., Los Angeles, CA (APN 5013-019-033)

9. Farhad Bina- 4822 Crenshaw Blvd., Los Angeles, CA (APN 5013-020-005),

10. Katrina Hendricks- 4816 Crenshaw Blvd., Los Angeles, CA   (APN 5013-020-004)

11. Iona Catherine Ridge - 4812 Crenshaw Blvd., Los Angeles, CA (APN 5013-020-003)

12. Anthony Chatmon, Trustee- 4808 Crenshaw Blvd., Los Angeles, CA (APN 5013-020-002)

13. Scott & Darla Lesh- 4802 Crenshaw Blvd., Los Angeles, CA   (APN 5013-020-001)

14. RE Admin LLC- 4720 Crenshaw Blvd., Los Angeles, CA (APN 5013-021-022)

15. Mohammed Kaskas- 3645 Crenshaw Blvd., Los Angeles, CA (APN 5046-022-016)

16. PPII, LLC- 1237 W. Arbor Vitae St., Inglewood, CA (APN 4126-020-008)

17. Ronald & Sandra Vogel, Trustees- 8335 Hindy Ave., Los Angeles, CA (APN 4127-025-013)

18. Klabin Redevelopment Associates, LLC- 301 S. Oak Street Inglewood, CA (APN 4018-005-019)

19.G. Thomas Ennis, Trustee- Vacant Land (APN 4020-021-008) 235. W. Florence Avenue Inglewood, CA (APN 4020-021-011)

20. FEIT Inglewood, LLC- 250 W. Ivy Ave., Inglewood, CA (APN 4016-030-001)

21. Sterling Hampton, Jr.- 330 E. Florence Ave., Inglewood, CA  (APN 4015-027-029)

22. Anchor Metro LLC- 230 N. La Brea Ave., Inglewood, CA (APN 4015-018-007)

23. Edith Brogan 6858- West Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA (APN 4006-021-033)

24. West Boulevard Properties, LLC- 6810 West Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA (APN 4006-021-036)

25. RJ’s Demolition & Disposal, Inc.,- 6907 West Boulevard, Inglewood, CA (APN 4013-008-001)

79. CONSIDER:

A. holding a public hearing on the proposed Resolution of Necessity; and 

B. adopting the Resolution of Necessity authorizing the commencement of an eminent domain action to acquire the fee simple interest in Parcel W-1703; Owner: Wilshire Sieroty, LLC; 6000 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles; APN: 5086-010-002, -012, -013.

(REQUIRES TWO-THIRDS VOTE)

80. CONSIDER:

A. holding a public hearing on the proposed Resolution of Necessity; and

B. adopting the Resolution of Necessity authorizing the commencement of an eminent domain action to acquire the fee simple interest in Parcel W-1704; Owner: 6030 Wilshire, LLC; 6030 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles; APN: 5086-010-001.

(REQUIRES TWO-THIRDS VOTE)

81. CONSIDER: 

A. holding a public hearing on the proposed Resolution of Necessity; and

B. adopting the Resolution of Necessity authorizing the commencement of an eminent domain action to acquire the leasehold interests for Project Parcel W-1802; Lessee: B&H Education, Inc.(dba Marinello Schools of Beauty); 6111 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA; APN 5510-027-003, consisting of all leasehold interests, business fixtures and equipment, alterations and utility installations and the Improvements Pertaining to the Realty made by the Lessee. 

(REQUIRES TWO-THIRDS VOTE)

82. CONSIDER Motion by Directors Fasanathat staff return to the October 2014 meeting of the Executive Management Committee to review the draft Request for Proposals for revenue-generating bus and rail advertising including both fixed guaranteed revenue and revenue sharing options, and include any other opportunities to expand available ad space requiring no policy change.

83. CONSIDER Motion by Director Molina that the Board direct the CEO to work with Arts District residents and other stakeholders to identify changes that can be made to the planned maintenance of way building, to ensure that the building compliments the proposed arts park and river walk, and report back to the Board at the November Board meeting.

84. RECEIVE oral report on Advertising Policies.

 

END OF NON-CONSENT ITEMS

 

85. CLOSED SESSION:

A. Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation – G.C. -  54956.9(d)(1)

1. Beverly Hills Unified School District v. LACMTA, LASC Case No. BS137606 and City of Beverly Hills v. LACMTA, LASC Case No. BS137607

2. Yanira Flores v. LACMTA, LASC Case No. BC496843

3. LACMTA v. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2122, LASC Case No. BC499571

4. Kiewit Infrastructure West Co. f/k/a Kiewit Pacific Company v. LACMTA,LASC Case No. BC545331

B. Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation – G.C.54956(d)(4)

 Initiation of Litigation (One Case)

C. Conference with Labor Negotiator – G.C. 54957.6

Agency Representative:  Don Ott
Employee Organizations:  SMART (UTU), AFSCME, Teamsters

D. Conference with Real Property Negotiator – G.C. 54956.8

1. Property Description: 6000 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA
Agency Negotiator:  Calvin Hollis, Velma Marshall
Negotiating Party:   Museum Associates
Under Negotiation:  Price and Terms

E. Public Employee Performance Evaluation  – G.C. 54957(b)(1)

               
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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