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Planning & Programming Committee Agenda*

Location & Date

Metro Board Room, One Gateway Plaza, 3rd Floor, Los Angeles
Wednesday, July 14, 2010 1:00 p.m.



  1. recertifying $213.87 million in existing Fiscal Year (FY) 2010-11 commitments from previous Countywide Calls for Projects and authorizing the expenditure of funds to meet these commitments;
  2. deobligating $18.06 million of previously approved Countywide Calls for Projects and reprogramming these funds to the project(s) in the same modal category from the 2009 Call for Projects or future Calls for Projects;
  3. authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to: 1) negotiate and execute all necessary agreements for approved projects; and 2) amend the FY 2010-11 budget, as necessary, to include the 2010 Countywide Call for Projects Recertification and Extension funding in the Regional Programs budget and our programmed projects in the appropriate cost center budgets;
  4. receiving and filing time extensions for $114.17 million in projects;
  5. approving change-in-project sponsorship and scope of work for the Harbor Freeway Transitway Extension project (CFB# 77743B).


  1. approving a total of $23 million: $19 million in State Transportation Improvement Program funds and $4 million in Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality funds for the Interstate 405 High Occupancy Vehicle Lanes and Soundwall Construction Project from State Route 90 to Interstate 10 to compensate the contractor for Time-Related Overhead, Contractor Cost Change Orders, and resolution of all remaining outstanding Notice of Potential Claims, increasing the total programmed budget from $157.8 million to $180.8 million; and
  2. authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to execute an amendment to the existing funding agreement with the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) for the additional funds.


  1. establishing a Proposition C Capital Reserve Account for the City of Agoura Hills for $313,282; the City of Beverly Hills for $625,000; the City of La Mirada for $797,400; and the City of Lomita for $1.2 million; amending the existing Proposition C Reserve Accounts for the City of Malibu to change the Malibu Canyon Road Street Overlay Project to the Civic Center Way Project using the same funds of $160,000, including extending the termination date; and amending the City of Santa Monica’s Bus Stop and Shelter Improvement Program to extend the termination date for their Proposition A Local Return funded project; and
  2. authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to negotiate and execute all necessary agreements between Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the Cities for their Capital Reserve Accounts as approved.

4. AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to enter into a six-month Exclusive Negotiating Agreement with the Riboli Family Wine Estates for a public-private partnership for construction of a Covered LACMTA Rail Storage Yard and commercial development of air rights over and adjacent to the Yard.

5. RECEIVE AND FILE status report on the initiation of 2011 Call for Projects.

6. RECEIVE AND FILE annual report on LACMTA Policy for Programming Cost Changes for State Transportation Improvement Program and Federal/Local funded State Highway and Soundwall Projects for Fiscal Year 2010.

7. RECEIVE AND FILE status report on acceleration of schedules and project costs for the 2009 Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) incorporating the 30/10 Initiative and Accelerated Highway Program.

8. RECEIVE report in response to the instructions contained in the February 25, 2010 Motion by Director O’Connor regarding the problems associated with the lack of restroom facilities at the Artesia Transit Center and progress staff has made in meeting with the South Bay Governance Council and South Bay Council of Governments to work towards a resolution of the problems as per instructions contained in the Board approved Motion.

9. RECEIVE update on Regional Rail Matters.

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.