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Operations Committee ** Agenda*

Location & Date

Metro Board Room, One Gateway Plaza, 3rd Floor, Los Angeles
Thursday, September 15, 2011 12:00 p.m.

Agenda

Call to Order:

Directors:
Ara Najarian, Chair
Jose Huizar, Vice Chair
John Fasana
Don Knabe
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

44. RECEIVE the Transit Operations report.

45. RECEIVE report on Los Angeles Metro Protective Services (LAMPS).

46. AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to execute modification No.2 to Contract No. PS07643022 with Control Technologies to provide Gateway Building Management System upgrades for the firm fixed price of $1,153,845 increasing the total contract value from $646,000 to $1,799,845.

47. CONSIDER:

A. finding that use of a design-build process pursuant to Public Utilities Code Section 130242(a) will achieve private sector efficiencies in the integration of the design, project work and components related to the real property renovation, repair, and construction work at Metro facilities in Los Angeles County and

B. authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to solicit and award design-build contracts for renovation, repair and construction at MTA rail facilities, pursuant to Public Utilities Code Section 130242. (REQUIRES 2/3 VOTE)

48. CONSIDER:

A. finding that use of a design-build process pursuant to Public Utilities Code Section 130242(a) will achieve certain private sector efficiencies in the integration of the design, project work and installation of the high rise building cooling towers and

B. further finding that the use of the design-build process pursuant to Public Contract Code 20209.5 et seq. will accomplish a reduction in project costs and expedite project completion. (REQUIRES 2/3 VOTE)

49. CONSIDER:

A. authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to execute Modification No. 5 to Contract No. PS2610LASD with the County of Los Angeles Sheriff's Department (LASD) to provide law enforcement services for the period covering October 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012 in an amount not-toexceed $63,050,522. The total FY12 Transit Community Policing contract is $79,461,155.

B. amending the FY12 budget to add 8 Metro Security Officer I and 1 Metro Security Officer II positions.

C. amending the FY12 budget for Cost Center 2610, System Security and Law Enforcement in the amount of $16,296,691 to fund the remaining 9 months of service under the LASD contract.

D. amending the FY12 budget for Cost Center 2610, System Security and Law Enforcement in the amount of $300,000 for Special Events Overtime for Metro Transit Security Officers.

50. CONSIDER:

A. finding that there is only a single source of procurement for Automated License Plate Recognition Network and purchase is for the sole purpose of duplicating the cameras, network and software already in use. The Board hereby authorizes purchase of the cameras, network equipment, hardware and software pursuant to Public Utilities Code section 130237; and

B. authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to award a firm fixed price contract under IFB No. OP26102781 with PIPS Technology, to provide an Automated License Plate Recognition Network in an amount not to exceed $2,990,768.21 inclusive of sales tax and freight; and

C. amending the FY12 System Security and Law Enforcement, Cost Center 2610, budget in the amount of $2,324,538 in expenditures.

51. AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to execute modification No. 10 to Contract No. OP33900638 with Clean Energy Fuels Corporation to provide natural gas compression operation and maintenance services at Divisions 2, 9, and 15 for an additional 17 months in an amount not to exceed $1,900,000, increasing the Total Contract Value from $27,675,084 to $29,575,084.

52. AUTHORIZE free fares for all Girl Scouts in uniform on October 29, 2011 in celebration of their 100th anniversary at an estimated cost of $10,000.

53. RECEIVE AND FILE report providing an assessment of Line 442 performance, including a chronology of events regarding Line 442, actions to improve the line's performance, performance metrics, and alternate services.

54. RIDLEY-THOMAS AND KNABE MOTION that the Metro Board instruct the Chief Executive Officer to:

A. suspend the cancellation of six of the lowest performing lines in the Metro system (Lines 126, 177, 202, 442, 607 and 620) and study the lines as case studies for performance in meeting the needs of the rider.

B. The study should examine subjects including, but not limited to:

1. Cleanliness, safety, lighting and other environmental factors in the buses and at stations

2. Effectiveness of routing and service integration with other bus lines, rail lines and other transportation modes

3. The potential for increasing ridership through effective marketing, and

4. On-time performance and reliability of service.

C. Assemble a working group of community stakeholders that are impacted by the lines to solicit recommendations for service improvements.

D. Report back to the Board in 90 days on the implementation plan for the case studies with a follow up report to the Board one year after recommendations from the working group and Metro staff have been
implemented.

55. RECEIVE AND FILE status report on the TAP Program and fare gate operation.

56. RECEIVE AND FILE the Metrolink Ridership and Revenue Report for July 2010 thru June 2011. [HANDOUT]

57. RECEIVE AND FILE report providing an initial evaluation of the effects of Tier 1 service changes implemented June 26, 2011.

58. 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.

COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC ON ITEMS OF PUBLIC INTEREST
WITHIN COMMITTEE'S SUBJECT MATTER JURISDICTION

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