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Construction Committee Agenda*

Location & Date

Metro Board Room, One Gateway Plaza, 3rd Floor, Los Angeles
Thursday, June 16, 2011 10:30 a.m.

Agenda

Call to Order

Directors

Don Knabe, Chair
Mel Wilson, Vice Chair
José Huizar
Gloria Molina
Mark Ridley-Thomas
Michael Miles, 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 Transit Project Delivery Executive Director's Report.

2. RECEIVE report from Caltrans District Director. [HANDOUT]

3. AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to:

  1. negotiate and execute a five-year indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract, Contract No. EN077, with ARCADIS U.S., Inc. as the most qualified proposer for environmental waste handling and environmentally related construction services to be authorized by contract work orders (CWO) for an amount not-to-exceed $38 million, of which $21.2 million will be for FY12 to FY14, inclusive of sales tax and two one-year options;
  2. establish Contract Modification Authority for 10% of the not-to-exceed contract award value and authorize the CEO to execute individual contract modifications within and up to the board approved contract modification authority;
  3. execute individual contract work orders within the board approved not-toexceed contract value; and
  4. delegate to the CEO the authority to negotiate and execute a contract with the next most qualified proposer should staff be unable to conclud negotiations with ARCADIS U.S., Inc.

4. MOTION by Directors Knabe, O'Connor, and Dubois:

Metro Green Construction Policy Outreach

Staff has spent a great deal of time seeking guidance from outsid stakeholders in the drafting of this important landmark policy. We believe that it would be appropriate to refer this draft policy to th Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) for their review and comment with a report back to the respective committees in the July, 2011 Committee cycle.

WE THEREFORE MOVE that the draft policy be referred to the TAC for review and comment and that the item be continued to the July 2011 Executive Management, Construction and Measure R committees respectively.
(ALSO ON EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT AND AUDIT COMMITTEE AND MEASURE R PROJECT DELIVERY COMMITTEE)

5. ADOPT the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Green Construction Policy.
[HANDOUT]
(ALSO ON EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT AND AUDIT COMMITTEE AND MEASURE R PROJECT DELIVERY COMMITTEE)

6. RECEIVE AND FILE the report on Metro's Transit Project Contingency Policy.
(ALSO ON MEASURE R PROJECT DELIVERY COMMITTEE)

7. RECEIVE report from the Chief Executive Officer.

Consideration of items not on the posted agenda, including: items to b presented and (if requested) referred to staff; items to be placed on th 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 th need to take immediate action came to the attention of the Committe 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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