Location & Date
Metro Board Room, One Gateway Plaza, 3rd Floor,
Thursday, May 15, 2014 11:30 a.m.
Call to Order
Diane DuBois, Chair
Eric Garcetti, Vice Chair
Mark Ridley-Thomas, 2nd Vice Chair
Carrie Bowen, non-voting member
Arthur T. Leahy, Chief Executive Officer
Michele Jackson, Board Secretary
Karen Gorman, Acting Ethics Officer
Karen Gorman, Inspector General
County Counsel, General Counsel
42. RECEIVE report of the Chief Executive Officer.
43. RECEIVE oral Federal/State Affairs update.
44. ADOPT Staff Recommended Positions:
A. AB 1532 (Gatto) – Penalties for hit-and-run incidents with no injury SUPPORT
B. AB 2337 (Linder) – Penalties for hit-and-run incidents resulting in death or serious injury SUPPORT
C. AB 2541 (Hall) – Alameda Corridor Transportation Authority User Fee OPPOSE
45. RECEIVE AND FILE status update report on the Project Labor Agreement and Construction Careers Policy programs for activity through quarter ending March 31, 2014.
A. adopting a DVBE Policy and Program for non-federally funded competitively negotiated contracts for goods and services over $100,000, including a program goal of 3% and a DVBE Preference Program; and
B. utilizing the State of California’s DVBE Certification Process.
47. WITHDRAWN: AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer or his designee:
A. to execute a Development Agreement and three Lease Agreements with the City of Santa Clarita (City) for the installation of digital outdoor advertising signs on property owned by the City; and
B. to terminate billboard licenses covering 62 billboard sites in Santa Clarita. (CARRIED OVER FROM APRIL COMMITTEE CYCLE)
48. AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to:
B. pursue Pathway 2 in the Biomethane Implementation Plan (i.e., contracting with a third party energy provider to procure for biomethane or renewable natural gas for a test period).
49. WITHDRAWN: CONSIDER:
A. adopting “Grand/Los Angeles Trade-Technical College Station” as the official name for Metro Rail’s current Grand Station;
B. adopting “23rd Street/Orthopaedic Institute for Children Station” as the official name for Metro Rail’s current 23rd Street Station;
C. adopting “Expo/La Brea/Ethel Bradley Station” as the official name for Metro Rail’s current Expo/La Brea Station; and
D. approving the staff plan to implement the above changes at minimal cost without using operating funds.
(REQUIRES TWO-THIRDS VOTE)
50. REVIEW AND CONSIDER approval of the draft Metro Executive Management Committee charter.
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