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Regular Board Meeting Agenda*

Location & Date

Metro Board Room, One Gateway Plaza, 3rd Floor, Los Angeles
Thursday, October 23, 2014 9:00 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
OCTOBER 23, 2014

 

CONSENT CALENDAR ITEMS

 

NON-CONSENT ITEMS

 

CLOSED SESSION

2

3

73

7

4

 

12

11

 

17

19

 

18

20

 

29

21

 

30

24

 

38

28

 

39

37

 

40

56

 

41

70

 

42

71**

 

45

72

 

46

 

 

47

 

 

48

 

 

50

 

 

51

 

 

52

 

 

53

 

 

54

 

 

62

 

 

68

 

 

69

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

** REQUIRES 2/3 VOTE

1. APPROVE Consent Calendar Items: 2, 7, 12, 17, 18, 29, 30, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 45, 46, 47, 48, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 62, 68 and 69.
Consent Calendar items are approved by one motion unless held by a Director for discussion and/or separate action.

CONSENT CALENDAR

2. APPROVE Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting held October 2, 2014. 

7. AD-HOC SUSTAINABILITY COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (6-0) adopting the Complete Streets Policy and directed staff to return in 3 months with metrics and response to questions raised during discussion.

12. FINANCE, BUDGET AND AUDIT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED APPROVAL (4-0) authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to award nineteen (19) multi-year firm fixed unit rate requirements contracts under IFB Bid No.FSP14 with the following lowest responsive and responsible bidders for towing services for the Metro Freeway Service Patrol (FSP) in an amount not to exceed $36,975,237 subject to the resolution of any timely submitted protests.

Beat

Contract

Contractor

Amount

Contract Period

1

FSP14-1

EVS, Inc. dba All City Tow Service

$1,651,224

02/01/15-01/31/18

2

FSP14-2

Citywide Towing

$1,562,049

03/01/15-02/28/18

4

FSP14-4

Mighty Transport Inc. dba Frank Scotto Towing

$1,732,088

03/01/15-02/28/18

8

FSP14-8

Citywide Towing

$1,562,049

03/01/15-02/28/18

10

FSP14-10

Neighborhood Towing 4U, Inc.

$1,717,924

07/01/15-06/30/18

12

FSP14-12

Classic Towing Service, Inc. dba Tip Top Tow Service

$2,312,650

05/01/15-04/30/19

13

FSP14-13

Reliable Delivery Service

$2,230,847

02/01/15-01/31/18

18

FSP14-18

Bob & Dave’s Towing, Inc

$2,486,760

02/01/15-01/31/19

20

FSP14-20

Safeway Towing Service, Inc. dba Bob’s Towing

$2,292,530

05/01/15-04/30/19

21

FSP14-21

Safeway Towing Service, Inc. dba Bob’s Towing

$2,292,530

05/01/15-04/30/19

24

FSP14-24

T.G.Towing, Inc.

$1,753,911

04/01/15-03/31/18

28

FSP14-28

FMG, Inc. dba Hadley Tow

$2,293,737

06/01/15-05/31/19

33

FSP14-33

Mid Valley Towing

$1,671,437

04/01/15-03/31/18

34

FSP14-34

South Coast Towing, Inc.

$1,724,050

04/01/15-03/31/18

36

FSP14-36

FMG, Inc. dba Hadley Tow

$1,932,125

04/01/15-03/31/18

37

FSP14-37

Reliable Delivery Service

$1,898,072

06/01/15-05/31/19

38

FSP14-38

E&S Towing Enterprises, Inc. dba Steve’s Towing

$2,263,556

06/01/15-05/31/19

41

FSP14-41

T.G.Towing, Inc.

$1,832,033

02/01/15-01/31/18

42

FSP14-42

Platinum Tow and Transport, Inc.

$1,765,665

05/01/15-04/30/18

 

 

Total

$36,975,237

 

 


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

A. approving the updated Project Lists for Measure R Highway Subregional Program including:

1. Highway Operational Improvements in Arroyo Verdugo subregion;

2. Highway Operational Improvements in Las Virgenes/Malibu subregion

3. Interstate 405, I-110, I-105, and SR-91 Ramp and Interchange Improvements (South Bay)

4. State Route 138 Capacity Enhancements

5. Interstate 605 Corridor "Hot Spots" Interchanges

6. Interstate 710 South and/or Early Action Projects; and

B. authorizing the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to negotiate and execute all necessary agreements for approved projects.

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

A. adopting the Southern California Association of Government’s (SCAG) recommended Active Transportation Program (ATP) for Los Angeles County; 

B. approving proposed changes to Metro’s ATP policy for the second application cycle; and

C. receiving and filing the portion of the report that responds to the Board’s April 24, 2014 request for an analysis of the financial impacts of the Statewide and SCAG ATP programming action on Metro’s Call for Projects.

29. AD-HOC CONGESTION REDUCTION COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (3-0):

A. authorizing the CEO to exercise Option 4.2, Additional Year of Operation and Maintenance (O & M) – Year 2, Modification No. 55 for contract PS0922102333 with Atkinson Contractors, LP in the amount of $3,048,000 increasing the total contract price from $102,743,475 to $105,791,475.

B. authorizing the CEO to negotiate and execute the following contract modifications for O & M Support Costs:

1. Contract Modification No. 56 for additional O & M Support Costs for Option Year 2 in an amount not-to-exceed $6,879,562;

2. Contract Modification No. 57 for additional transponders and retail packaging in an amount not-to-exceed $5,000,000; and

3. Contract Modification No. 53 for additional violations processing beyond the base contract in an amount not-to-exceed $750,000.
The total not-to-exceed amount of these Contract Modifications will increase the total contract price from $105,791,475 to $118,421,037.

C. authorizing the CEO to negotiate and execute the following contract modifications for ExpressLanes operational improvement costs:

1. Contract Modification No. 58 for replacement and additional static message and Dynamic Message Signage (DMS) for the I-10 and I-110 ExpressLanes and the I-105 in an amount not-to-exceed $2,650,000;

2. Contract Modification No. 59 for the addition of new toll gantries on the I-10 and I-110 ExpressLanes and the I-105 in an amount not-to-exceed $2,500,000;

3. Contract Modification No. 60 for replacement of pavement stencils and striping and new reflective dots and lane delineators on the I-10 and I-110 ExpressLanes in an amount not-to-exceed $1,800,000; and

4. Contract Modification No. 61 for pavement markings, signage and tolling equipment at the I-710/I-10 Interchange in an amount not-to-exceed $2,250,000.
The total not-to-exceed amount of these Contract Modifications will increase the total contract price from $118,421,037 to $127,621,037.

D. approving an increase in Contract Modification Authority (CMA) for Contract PS0922102333, Atkinson Contractors, LP in the amount of $22,925,488 increasing the total CMA from $38,009,490 to $60,934,978 to cover the costs of the recommended modifications above, and any pending and future changes listed in the Contract Modification/Change Order Log; and

E. amending the FY15 Budget to add $11,617,734 for CMA associated with the projects identified.

30. AD-HOC CONGESTION REDUCTION COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (3-0):

A. authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to execute an amendment (Amendment No. 2) to Funding Agreement No. 12R514000 with the California Highway Patrol to provide enforcement services on the I-10 and I-110 ExpressLanes through June 2015 in an amount not-to-exceed $306,042, increasing the total Funding Agreement from $4,527,354 to $4,833,396; and

B. approving an increase to the FY15 budget in an amount not-to-exceed $306,042.

38. SYSTEM SAFETY, SECURITY AND OPERATIONS COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (4-0) authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to Execute Modification No. 7 to Contract OP33442103 for Right of Way Trash and Vegetation Removal Services to Woods Maintenance Services in the amount of $1,400,000 increasing the not-to-exceed Contract value from $13,233,946 to $14,633,946. This contract provides on-going maintenance services throughout Metro properties and Right of Ways. This modification extends the period of performance through June 30, 2015.

39. SYSTEM SAFETY, SECURITY AND OPERATIONS COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (4-0) authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to award a 24-month, firm fixed price contract under Bid Number 14-0028 to the following lowest responsive and responsible bidders for bus alternators for a base amount not to exceed $1,412,695 inclusive of sales tax, and a one year option for the amount of $1,419,745 inclusive of sales tax;

A. Romaine Electric for line item 1 (Engine Alternator 24V Belt Drive) and line 2 (Engine Alternator 300 AMP Drive) for a total contract value of $2,120,320; and

B. B&C Truck Electric. for line item 3 (Engine Alternator 24v/500 Belt Drive) for a total contract value of $712,118.

40. SYSTEM SAFETY, SECURITY AND OPERATIONS COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (4-0) authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to execute Modification No. 6 to Contract No. OP33202869 with New Flyer of America, Inc. to provide installation of two Video Monitors displaying images captured and recorded by two of the nine on-board cameras. This change will affect the last 128 of the 550 bus order in the amount of $466,054. There is no increase to the life-of-project budget as project funding is available to cover this expense.

41. SYSTEM SAFETY, SECURITY AND OPERATIONS COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (4-0) authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to execute modification No. 7 to Contract OP30002227 for Uniform Rental services with Prudential Overall Supply in the amount of $850,000 increasing the not-to-exceed Contract value from $2,885,029 to $3,735,029. This contract provides on-going uniform rental services, vehicle seat covers, and laundry services for hand towels and floor mats. This modification extends the period of performance through November 30, 2015 and includes a ratification of $92,868 expended to avoid service interruption.

42. SYSTEM SAFETY, SECURITY AND OPERATIONS COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (4-0) authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to execute Modification No. 4 to Contract OP33673055 for Water-Based Fire Protection Testing and Repair Services to Link-Nilsen Corp, in the not-to-exceed amount of $650,000, increasing the total not-to-exceed contract value from $247,750 to $897,750. This contract provides on-going water-based fire protection system testing and maintenance services throughout Metro bus facilities. This modification is required to increase contract expenditure authority to perform mandated fire/life safety testing services while new procurement actions are completed.

45. CONSTRUCTION COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (4-0) authorizing:

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. CONSTRUCTION COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (4-0) authorizing:

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. CONSTRUCTION COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (4-0) authorizing as revised:

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. CONSTRUCTION COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (4-0) authorizing:

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

50. CONSTRUCTION COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (4-0) authorizing the Chief Executive Officer 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. CONSTRUCTION COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (4-0) authorizing 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. CONSTRUCTION COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (4-0):

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. CONSTRUCTION COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (4-0):

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. CONSTRUCTION COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (4-0):

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 the amount of $395,113 to cover the initial term of the Task Order (cost center 4730).

(CARRIED OVER FROM SEPTEMBER’S BOARD CYCLE)

62. EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (3-0) approving an amendment to the Los Angeles – San Diego – San Luis Obispo Rail Corridor Agency Joint Powers Agreement. 

68. CONSTRUCTION COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (4-0) approving 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. CONSTRUCTION COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (4-0) AND EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (3-0) authorizing 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).

END OF CONSENT CALENDAR

NON-CONSENT 

3. Chair’s Report.

4. Chief Executive Officer’s Report.

11. AD-HOC SUSTAINABILITY COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (5-0) Motion by Directors O’Connor and DuBois that the Metro Board direct the CEO to do the following:

A. Modify the existing contract of the Bicycle Model Development Project with the additional tasks to develop the technical travel demand modeling capability to estimate travel demand by pedestrian and other active transportation travel, including exploring the potential of modeling slow lane vehicles and the sharing of bike lanes. This technical travel demand modeling capability could be utilized to model pedestrian, bicycle, slow lane vehicle related investments in other major Metro activities such as the First and Last Mile Policy, Mobility Matrix Studies, Long Range Transportation Plan, Short Range Transportation Plan, Call For Projects, Transit Corridor Planning, Joint Development, SB 375 GHG compliance, and other critically important transportation activities carried out by Metro;

B. Amend the Metro Budget to provide the necessary funding for the remainder of FY15 and future years to develop the modeling capability for pedestrian, bicycle, and slow lane vehicle travel; and, concurrently, execute the contract modification to the existing contract of the Bicycle Model Development Contract to an amount of approximately $1.5 million, with appropriate contract contingency;

C. Develop a phased work plan to develop the modeling capability for pedestrian travel that includes investigating the state of the practice in this field, identifying performance measures; and collecting the necessary data to develop the technical travel demand modeling capability for pedestrian travel that works for Los Angeles County; and

D. Coordinate with the appropriate stakeholders that would provide the input to develop a technical travel demand model for pedestrian, bicycle, and slow lane vehicle travel, and other related Active Transportation that reflects the complexity and diversity of Metro’s transportation initiatives across Los Angeles County.

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

A. authorizing staff to procure a consultant and develop a Program Environmental Impact Report (“Program EIR”) for the transit improvements and development program identified in the Union Station Master Plan (“USMP”) and amend the FY2015 budget to add $350,000 to cost center 4530, Project 405557 (USMP) for work related to the Program EIR in FY2015;

B. approving the USMP Initial Implementation Strategy (“USMP IIS”) and authorizing staff to seek funding opportunities, including applying for grants, that support the projects in the USMP IIS;

C. authorizing negotiation and execution of an agreement (“Agreement”) with the County of Los Angeles, El Pueblo de Los Angeles (“El Pueblo”), and appropriate departments at the City of Los Angeles, for the coordinated planning, funding and implementation of the Stage 1 Perimeter Improvements, including some improvements to El Pueblo property, and amend the FY2015 budget to include $200,000 in cost center 4530, Project 405557 for preliminary design work to be identified in the Agreement;

D. authorizing acceptance of a Prop A grant from Los Angeles County Regional Park Open Space District in the amount of $1,000,000 toward the improvements to be designed and implemented per the Agreement, approve the Authorizing Resolution and Youth Employment Plan and amend the FY2015 budget to include the grant in cost center 4530, Project 405557;

E. authorizing up to $400,000 in matching funds for a Ladders of Opportunity Grant, under FTA Section 5309, for the Cesar Chavez Bus Stop Improvements, approve the grant-funded activities and amend the FY2015 budget to add $200,000 to cost center 4530, Project 405557 if awarded the Ladders of Opportunity Grant, for related work in FY2015;

F. authorizing negotiation and execution of a Memorandum of Understanding or other appropriate document, with the City of Los Angeles Department of City Planning to identify and implement amendments to the Alameda District Specific Plan and the related Development Agreement, and approve up to $500,000 toward this effort; and

G. authorizing formation of a Union Station Master Plan Steering Committee, with members including at least one representative from (1) Metro Executive Management; (2) Los Angeles Department of City Planning; (3) County of Los Angeles; and (4) the real estate development and investment community, and direct staff to report back with membership and a meeting schedule within 90 days.

20. EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (3-0) AS AMENDED approving Motion by Director Ridley-Thomas that the Metro Board of Directors direct the Chief Executive Officer to:

A. Identify funding sources for full implementation of the project;

B. Amend the FY15 budget to include funding in an amount not to exceed $2,850,000, potentially comprised of Proposition C 25%, Cap and Trade, and Planning activities such as Prop A/C/TDA and Measure R Planning and Admin funds to facilitate the environmental, design, and outreach efforts required for both Phase 1 and Phase 2 as outlined in the 2014 Feasibility Report which includes an alternatives analysis to determine the preferred route for Phase 2 Rail; and
.

C. Report back to the Board of Directors at the May 2015 Executive Management Committee Meeting.

YAROSLAVSKY AMENDMENT: To seek funding available within the geographical area first.

21. PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED AS AMENDED (3-0) approving Motion by Directors O’Connor, Dupont-Walker, Najarian and DuBois that the Metro Board instruct the CEO and Planning staff to:

A. in effect suspend revise and improve future Call for Projects past the 2015 Call and incorporate an evaluation of this process into the LRTP-update and ballot exploration process with the stakeholding COG’s and subregions; and

B. return to the Board in February 2015 with the examination and recommendations on the possibility of converting the Call for Projects Process into a new subregional, multi-modal subvention formula program as previously described.

BONIN AMENDMENT: that the Metro Board instruct the CEO and Planning staff to, as part of the examination and recommendations on changes to the Call for Projects Process beyond 2015, solicit an assessment of both the strengths and weaknesses of the process from cities, COGs, and other stakeholders who both apply and do not apply for funding. The information solicited should be presented to the Board and incorporated as part of the foundation for revising future Calls.

24. PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (3-0) Motion by Director O’Connor directing the CEO to:

A. Clarify that under the prior motion, staff may implement a pilot program with more than one operator,

B. Work with local agency and COG staff to integrate existing car share programs into the Metro Car Share Program; and

C. Report back at the November 2014 Planning and Programming Committee in response to this direction.

28. AD-HOC CONGESTION REDUCTION COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (3-0):

A. approving the FY15-16 Metro ExpressLanes Bi-Annual Work Plan; 

B. amending the FY15 budget to add $2.1 million for improvements; and

C. authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to enter into Funding agreement(s) with Caltrans to implement improvements.

37. SYSTEM SAFETY, SECURITY AND OPERATIONS COMMITTEE FORWARDED WITHOUT RECOMMENDATION authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to revise the Life of Project Budget for CP 212019 Metro Video Security System Enhancement from $1,500,000 to $2,960,246, and increase of $1,460,246.

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

70. AUTHORIZE 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.

(CARRIED OVER FROM OCTOBER 2, 2014 REGULAR BOARD MEETING DUE TO CONFLICTS AND ABSENCES)

71. CONSIDER:

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

B. adopting a Resolution of Necessity authorizing the commencement of an eminent domain action to acquire an eight (8) year temporary construction easement on the real property, in addition to acquiring all the improvements on the property for Project Parcel W-1702; Owners: Nancee Enyart, f/k/a Nancee Elyse Greenwald, a married woman, as her sole and separate property; Thomas Randall Greewald, a married man, as his sole and separate property; Thomas R. Greenwald and Marnie Greenwald, husband and wife as community property, with right of survivorship; and Alvin G. Greenwald, surviving Trustee of the Greenwald Exemption Trust; located at 6010 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA; (Assessor Parcel No. 5086-010-003).

(REQUIRES 2/3 VOTE OF THE BOARD)

72. APPROVE Motion by Director Najarian that the CEO direct staff to explore new service from North Hollywood Station to Burbank Airport to Pasadena Gold Line and report back at November’s Board Meeting on the proposed route; and
That the CEO explore funding sources, including but not limited to CMAQ with startup service beginning in January 2015.

END OF NON-CONSENT ITEMS

73. CLOSED SESSION:

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

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

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

B. Conference with Real Property Negotiator – G.C. 54956.8:

Property Description: 9432 Bellanca Avenue, Los Angeles, CA

Agency Negotiator: Velma Marshall

Negotiating Party: Stuart Weinstein

Under Negotiation: Price and Terms

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

Title: CEO

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

Agency Representative: Don Ott

Employee Organization: AFSCME

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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