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Executive Management Committee Agenda*

Location & Date

Metro Board Room, One Gateway Plaza, 3rd Floor, Los Angeles
Thursday, March 20, 2014 11:30 a.m.


Call to Order

Diane DuBois, Chair
Eric Garcetti, Vice Chair
Mark Ridley-Thomas, 2nd Vice Chair
Michael Antonovich
Don Knabe
Carrie Bowen, non-voting member

Arthur T. Leahy, Chief Executive Officer
Michele Jackson, Board Secretary
Karen Gorman, Ethics Officer
Karen Gorman, Acting Inspector General
County Counsel, General Counsel

32. RECEIVE report of the Chief Executive Officer.

33. RECEIVE oral Federal/State Affairs update.

34. ADOPT staff recommended positions:

A. AB 1720 (Bloom) – Bus Axle Weight SUPPORT

B. AB 2568 (Bloom) – Succession Planning SUPPORT

C. SB 1298 (Hernandez) - ExpressLanes SUPPORT

D. SB 1204 (Lara) – Clean Truck and Bus Program SUPPORT

35. AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to award a five-year contract No. PS13542006 to Images In Foil Inc. effective July 1, 2014, for fare media production services, in an amount not-to-exceed $2,500,000.


A. approving amendment of Title 6, Chapter 6-05 of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (“Metro”) Administrative Code (the “Code”), otherwise know as the Metro Customer Code of Conduct will become effective April 1, 2014;

B. authorizing the Chief Hearing Officer to amend the footnotes/endnotes to the Administrative Code in order to conform to non-substantive changes in statutory authority references from time to time. The authority will become effective April 1, 2014.

37. RECEIVE AND FILE status report on a “top 10” list of innovative ways to use technology to improve the customer experience and improve customer access to the Metro Bus and Rail Systems.

38. RECEIVE AND FILE status on the Project Labor Agreement and Construction Careers policy on the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor project for activity through January 31, 2014.

43. APPROVE Antonovich Motion that the CEO:

A. Develop a comprehensive policy for Board consideration in 30 days to allow MTA to keep and attract filming in Los Angeles County;

B. Report back to the Board in 30 days with the following:

1. An assessment and reporting of the MTA’s current policies and procedures to facilitate and assist producers who are filming on MTA owned and/or controlled property;

2. An evaluation of MTA’s current contract with Hollywood Locations with a review of their performance and a side-by-side comparison on how this contract differs from other County used filming facilitators such as Film LA and;

3. A reassessment of the requisite MTA provided safety training as to reduce training times and scope of who must be trained while not compromising safety.

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.