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Revised System Safety and Operations Committee Agenda*

Location & Date

Metro Board Room, One Gateway Plaza, 3rd Floor, Los Angeles
Thursday, September 18, 2014 9:00 a.m.

Agenda

Call to Order

Directors

John Fasana, Chair
Michael Antonovich, Vice Chair
Jacquelyn Dupont-Walker
Don Knabe
Gloria Molina
Carrie Bowen, non-voting member

Officers

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

36. Operations Employee of the Month.

37. RECEIVE report on System Safety, Security and Operations.  

38. AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to award a firm fixed price Contract PS92403192 to Giro, Inc. for the implementation of the HASTUS (Horaires et Assignations pour Systeme de Transport Urbain et Semi-urbain) System v2014 software upgrade for an amount not to exceed $2,616,903.

39. AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to award a seven year, firm fixed unit price Contract No. PS146430106 with MCM Integrated Systems, Inc., the lowest responsive and responsible bidder. This contract is to provide Metro security system maintenance and new installations for a not to exceed amount of $4,643,803. This amount includes for system maintenance ($1,793,803) and new installations ($2,850,000).

40. AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to execute Modification No. 13 to Contract No. PS26102156 with RMI International to provide private security services for the period beginning October 1, 2014 through January 31, 2015 in the amount not to exceed $3,560,000, increasing the total contract value from $31,078,383 to $34,638,383.

41. CONSIDER:

A. approving an increase in Life-of-Project budget (LOP) for Fare Gate Project 210090 in the amount of $5,491,800 increasing the LOP from $9,495,000 to $14,986,800 to implement fare gate Scheme B at three aerial stations on Expo Phase 1; and

B. authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to negotiate and execute Contract Modifications to Contract OP02461010 with Cubic Transportation Systems, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $3.3 million increasing the total contract value from $251,916,712 to $255,216,712. These contract modifications will implement fare gates at the three aerial stations on Expo Phase 1 (Scheme B), Stand Alone Validator (SAV) Virtual Gates at the Metro Gold Line Union Station entrance and SAV Virtual Gates at the Metro Blue Line platform entrance at Willowbrook station.

(CARRIED OVER FROM JUNE COMMITTEE CYCLE)

42. AWARD a five-year firm fixed unit rate contract, OP33673337 to Woods Maintenance Services, Inc., the lowest responsive, responsible bidder, to provide landscape and irrigation maintenance services throughout Metro facilities excluding Metro Orange Line  in an amount not to exceed $10,299,130, inclusive of two one-year options effective December 1, 2014. This contract amount consists of $6,090,228  for the three year base period and $2,030,076 for each of the two option years, plus $148,750 for as-needed work, for a combined total of $10,299,130.

43. CONSIDER finding that awarding design-build contracts pursuant to Public Utilities Code Section 130242 (a) will achieve private sector efficiencies in the integration of the design, project work, and components for the rehabilitation of the signal system at Division 11 rail yard.

(REQUIRES TWO-THIRDS VOTE)

44. APPROVE nominees for membership on Metro’s San Fernando Valley San Gabriel Valley, and Westside/Central Service Councils:

A. Alex Gonzalez, San Gabriel Valley Service Council, Re-Appointment
Nominated by: San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments
Term Ending: June 30, 2017

B Ernesto Hidalgo, San Fernando Valley Service Council, Appointment
Nominated by: Mayor Eric Garcetti
Term Ending: June 30, 2017

C. Yvette Lopez, San Fernando Valley Service Council, Appointment
Nominated by: Mayor Eric Garcetti
Term Ending: June 30, 2017

D. Maria Sipin, Westside/Central Service Council, Appointment
Nominated by: Mayor Eric Garcetti
Term Ending: June 30, 2016

E. Stephen Randal Henry, Westside/Central Service Council, Re-Appointment
Nominated by: Mayor Eric Garcetti
Term Ending: June 30, 2017

73. CONSIDER Motion by Directors Antonovich, Garcetti, Knabe and Najarian that the CEO work with various interested parties, including the City of Los Angeles, to accelerate negotiations with International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and Kinkisharyo to a mutually acceptable solution by September 30, 2014.

WE FURTHER MOVE THAT MTA support the City of Palmdale in holding an emergency City Council meeting to approve a Mitigated Negative Declaration by September 30, 2014, if necessary.

(ALSO ON CONSTRUCTION COMMITTEE)

76. CONSIDER Motion by Director Dupont-Walker that the MTA Board direct the CEO to:

A. examine the possibility of establishing a Community Ambassador Program, staffed by paid employees or volunteers, to lead regular or on-demand rail and bus familiarization trips for community groups; and

B. report back at the January 2015 Board meeting on the above.

45. RECEIVE AND FILE fare gate project updates on Blue, Crenshaw/LAX, Expo, Gold, Green and Orange Lines.  

46. RECEIVE AND FILE monthly update on the transit policing contract.

11. RECEIVE AND FILE report on Metro’s fare collection and enforcement efforts and recommended actions to improve fare revenue collection [HANDOUT]

(ALSO ON FINANCE, BUDGET AND AUDIT COMMITTEE)

47. 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

ADJOURNMENT

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