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Operations Committee Agenda*

Location & Date

Metro Board Room, One Gateway Plaza, 3rd Floor, Los Angeles
Thursday, October 21, 2010 1:00 p.m.

Agenda

Call to Order

Directors
John Fasana, Chair
Michael Antonovich, Vice Chair
Pam O'Connor
Mark Ridley-Thomas
Rita Robinson

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 the Transit Operations report.
  2. AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to:
    1. award a 60-month (36-month, plus two 12-month options) indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contracts, under RFP No. OP39222548 to JM Fiber Optics to provide Communications Systems equipment and support, for such systems as the Synchronous Optical Network, Closed Circuit Television and Wayside Intrusion Detection for the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension, Exposition Light Rail Transit Project Phase II and LACMTA internal projects for an amount not to exceed $17,700,472, inclusive of sales tax; and
    2. award a 60-month (36-month, plus two 12-month options) indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contracts, under IFB No. OP39222584 to JM Fiber Optics to provide Communications Systems equipment and support, for such systems such as the Intrusion Detection System, Public Address System and Fire Control System for the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension, Exposition Light Rail Transit Project Phase II and LACMTA internal projects for an amount not to exceed $2,563,654 inclusive of sales tax.
  3. CONSIDER:
    1. establishing a life-of-project budget for the Advanced Transportation Management System Narrowband Frequency Project, CP# 202305, in the amount of $8.8 million;
    2. amend the Fiscal Year 2011 budget to add $200,000 of Prop 1B Transit Security funds to CP# 202305.
  4. AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to:
    1. award a firm fixed price contract under Bid No. 11-0003 to Cummins Cal Pacific, LLC, the single lowest responsive and responsible bidder, for the procurement of up to 48 natural gas fueled engines for an amount not to exceed $2,188,380, inclusive of sales tax; and
    2. exercise an option with Cummins Cal Pacific, LLC to purchase up to 152 additional natural gas fueled engines subject to availability of funding for an amount not to exceed $7,887,755 inclusive of sales tax.
  5. CONSIDER:
    1. finding that there is only a single source of procurement for NABI / Cummins ISL G installation kits and purchase is for the sole purpose of duplicating the existing equipment already in use; and authorizing the purchase of NABI / Cummins ISL G installation kits pursuant to Public Utilities Code section 130237.
    2. authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to award a firm fixed price contract to Cummins Cal Pacific, LLC, for the procurement of 100 NABI / Cummins ISL G installation kits for an amount not to exceed $2,550,611 inclusive of sales tax.
      (REQUIRES A 2/3 VOTE OF THE BOARD)
  6. AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to award a five-year firm-fixed unit rate contract, Contract No. OP31202573 to Isotech Pest Management for bus pest control services in the amount of $5,385,215, inclusive of two one-year options effective November 12, 2010.
  7. CONSIDER:
    1. finding that there is only a single source of procurement for Alstom Integrated Vital Processor Interlocking (IVPI) modules and purchase is for the sole purpose of replacing LACMTA’s existing equipment already in use and authorizing the purchase of IVPI modules pursuant to Public Utilities Code section 130237.
    2. authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to award a firm fixed price contract to Alstom Signaling Inc. for the procurement of IVPI modules for Metro Red Line Yard (Division 20) in an amount not to exceed $1.5 million.
      (REQUIRES A 2/3 VOTE OF THE BOARD)
  8. Authorize the Chief Executive Officer to award a ten-year firm fixed unit rate contract, Contract No. OP33432555 to Clean Energy for Operations and Maintenance services at Divisions 1, 5, and 7 for an amount not to exceed $18,772,463, inclusive of an option for Division 3 in August 2013.
  9. AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to:
    1. execute nine Metro Freeway Service Patrol (FSP) contracts in an amount not to exceed $11,278,330.

Beat

Contract

Contractor

Amount

Contract Period

4

FSP11-4

L.A. Car Carrier 

$  1,881,245 

04/01/11 - 02/28/14

8

FSP11-8

Freeway Towing, Inc.

$  1,284,488

03/01/11 - 01/31/14

12

FSP11-12

Bob & Dave's Towing, Inc.

$     972,369

04/01/11 - 03/31/13

14

FSP11-14

Kenny's Auto Service

$     960,741

02/01/11 - 12/31/12

16

FSP11-16

Frank Scotto Towing

$  1,155,694

02/01/11 - 12/31/12

20

FSP11-20

Bob & Dave's Towing, Inc.

$     972,369

03/01/11 - 02/28/13

24

FSP11-24

T.G. Tow, Inc.

$  1,398,815

03/01/11 - 12/31/13

40

FSP11-40

Lara's Tow Service, Inc.

$  1,204,606

04/01/11 - 03/31/13

41

FSP11-41

Encino Towing, LLC

$  1,448,004

02/01/11 - 12/31/13

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

$11,278,331

 

    1. negotiate and execute contract modifications for a total amount not-to-exceed $3.423 million; and
    2. restructure current FSP operations to create a regional structure.
  1. CONSIDER:
    1. authorizing staff to issue a federally funded solicitation for a Best Value” light rail vehicle (LRV) procurement.  The new LRVs are required to meet the vehicle requirements for current service and systemwide expansion.
    2. approving an increase in the life-of-project budget for CP# 206035 – Expo/Blue Line LRV Procurement by $160.91 million, increasing the LOP from $174.5 million to $335.41 million;
    3. approving the attached funding plan totaling $335.41 million for the first 78 LRVs; and
    4. amending the Fiscal Year 2011 budget to add one full-time equivalent (FTE) to Transit Operations to provide dedicated project management support and one FTE to Administrative Services- Procurement to provide dedicated contract administration support.
      (ALSO ON EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT AND AUDIT COMMITTEE)
  2. AUTHORIZE the following nominee for membership on the San Fernando Valley Governance Council: 
    Kymberleigh Richards – City of Los Angeles Appointee
    Reappointment
    Appointed by:  Council President, City of Los Angeles
    Term ending:  September 30, 2013
  3. RECEIVE AND FILE information on the rationale for discontinuing Line 168, the service restructuring concept for Line 168 presented at December 2010 Service Changes Public Hearings, and service to Westchester High School.
  4. RECEIVE AND FILE report on the Metro Vanpool Program.
  5. RECEIVE AND FILE report on the scheduled elimination of the 1 (800) COMMUTE telephone number on June 30, 2011 and on providing the numbers (323) GO-METRO and 511 as replacements.
  6. 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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