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Construction Committee** Agenda*

Location & Date

Metro Board Room, One Gateway Plaza, 3rd Floor, Los Angeles
Thursday, November 18, 2010 10:30 a.m.

Agenda

Call to Order

Directors

Don Knabe, Chair
Rita Robinson, Vice Chair
José Huizar
Gloria Molina
Mark Ridley-Thomas
Vacant, 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 Chief Capital Management Officer Report.
  2. AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to execute Change Modification No. 9 to Contract No. C0882, with Kiewit Infrastructure West Company, for design revisions to realign the I-405 freeway between Stations 1754+00 and 1839+75, for an amount not to exceed $3,000,000, increasing the total contract value from $723,132,000 to $726,132,000.

    (COMMITTEE AUTHORITY, 4/5 VOTE)

  3. AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to execute Change Modification No.10 to Contract No. C0882, with Kiewit Infrastructure West Company, for design revisions to realign Mulholland Drive and shift the Mulholland Bridge to the south, for an amount not to exceed $3,000,000, increasing the total contract value from $726,132,000 to $729,132,000.

    (COMMITTEE AUTHORITY, 4/5 VOTE)

  4. AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to execute Change Modification No. 8 to Contract No. C0882, with Kiewit Infrastructure West Company, for design revisions to widen Sepulveda Boulevard between Stations 1719+75 and 1756+50, Montana Avenue and Church Lane,and modify the 1720 and 1730 Retaining Walls, for an amount not to exceed $1,800,000, increasing the total contract value from $721,332,000 to $723,132,000.

    (COMMITTEE AUTHORITY, 4/5 VOTE)

THIS ITEM IS WITHDRAWN:

  1. CONSIDER:
    1. approving a unified process and policy for the management and minimization of project costs of the Measure R transit projects, including a requirement for the prompt development and consideration of lower-cost project alternatives that address the cost-control policy actions of the Board of Directors to date;
    2. directing the CEO to meet with City and County staff to review how the Project Advisory Committees (PACs) functioned for both entities, and report back within 60 days with a plan to implement PACs for all 12 Measure R transit projects; and
    3. receiving and filing the response to the Antonovich/Najarian motion from July 2010 that stated, in part, that the CEO should present:
      “A comprehensive, integrated, “cradle-to-grave” strategy for using the funding marks contained in the proposed FY 2011 budget to implement MTA’s LRTP projects on both the LRTP schedule and the potential 30/10 schedule.”

      (ALSO ON MEASURE R PROJECT DELIVERY COMMITTEE)


    THIS ITEM BELOW IS WITHDRAWN:

  2. APPROVE guiding principles to develop a:
    1. Construction Careers Program that will provide employment opportunities for Los Angeles County residents on Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Measure R projects; and
    2. Project Labor Agreement as a basis for exploring partnership among craft unions, contractors and MTA on Measure R Projects.

      (ALSO ON EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT AND AUDIT COMMITTEE)

  1. CONSIDER:
    1. authorizing the leasing of office space to provide an Integrated Project Management Office to support the Crenshaw LAX Transit Corridor Project;
    2. authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to execute an eight year lease agreement, including up to two (2) one year options, with Marvin Gart Trust for the rental of office space and associated parking in an office building located at 3695-3699 Crenshaw Blvd, Los Angeles, CA commencing January 1, 2011 at an estimated initial annual rental cost of $255,107.00 or $21,258.92 per month plus the annual cost of utilities and operating expenses; and
    3. amending the FY11 budget to add $550,000 of Measure R Transit Capital Funds 35% to Project 865512 Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor to cover the base rent for the balance of FY11 and estimated cost of tenant improvements.

      (ALSO ON FINANCE AND BUDGET COMMITTEE AND MEASURE R PROJECT DELIVERY COMMITTEE)

  2. RECEIVE AND FILE status report on the implementation of four-quadrant gates along the Metro Gold Line Eastside Extension alignment.
  3. 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.

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