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Planning & Programming Committee - REVISED Agenda*

Location & Date

Metro Board Room, One Gateway Plaza, 3rd Floor, Los Angeles
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 2:30 p.m.

Agenda

Call to Order
Directors

Pam O'Connor, Chair
Zev Yaroslavsky, Vice Chair
Mike Bonin
Diane DuBois
Ara Najarian
Carrie Bowen, 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

10. CONSIDER:

A. amending the FY 2013-14 LACMTA budget, to add $10.5 million to complete final design for two projects located on the Ventura Subdivision along the Los Angeles – San Diego – San Luis Obispo (LOSSAN) corridor in the San Fernando Valley; and

B. authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to enter into Funding Agreements with Caltrans to reimburse LACMTA up to $10.5 million in State funds for final design for two projects located on the Ventura Subdivision along the LOSSAN corridor in the San Fernando Valley.

11. AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to:

A. award a two-year, firm fixed price contract No. PS.4230-3160 with Parsons Brinckerhoff, Inc., for the Metro Travel Demand Model Enhancement and Update (Integrating Metro Regional Travel Demand Model Enhancement) for an amount not-to-exceed $979,735; and

B. approve Contract Modification authority specific to Contract No. PS.4230-3160 in the amount of $146,960.

12. CONSIDER:

A. approving total estimated funding marks of up to $6,415,000 in federal Job Access and Reverse Commute (JARC) funds and up to $1,938,000 in federal New Freedom funds to be made available for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 Solicitation for Proposals; and

B. approving the Application Package and Evaluation Criteria for the FY 2014 Solicitation for Proposals.

13. CONSIDER:

A. approving:

1. the addition of one voting and one ex-officio (non-voting) Active Transportation member and alternate representing Bicycle and Pedestrian issues to our legislatively mandated Technical Advisory Committee (TAC);

2. revisions to the TAC by-laws; and

B. receiving and filing expansion of the role of the Transportation Demand Management/Air Quality (TDM/AQ) Subcommittee to TAC to include sustainability issues.

14. CONSIDER:

A. awarding an 18-month, firm fixed price Contract under RFP No. PS4370-3116 to Parsons Brinckerhoff Inc. in the amount of $1,673,896 for professional services to perform the Technical Refinement Study for the West Santa Ana Branch Transit Corridor; and

B. approving Contract Modification Authority specific to Contract No. PS4370-3116 in the amount of $334,800.

15. RECEIVE AND FILE monthly status report on the Airport Metro Connector and the ongoing coordination between Metro and Los Angeles World Airports. This report also provides an update on the revised set of alternatives recommended for advancement to the environmental review process.[HANDOUT]

(ALSO ON CONSTRUCTION COMMITTEE)

68. CONSIDER Najarian Motion that the CEO work with Caltrans to extend the review period for the soon-to-be released draft 710 EIR/EIS from 60 to 120 days.

16. CONSIDER Motion by Directors O'Connor, Knabe and Dubois that the Metro Board instruct the CEO and Metro staff:

A. to act as the lead agency for the Strategic Growth Council grant application in partnership with the SBCCOG;

B. to provide up to $100,000 as the local match; and

C. utilize Metro's legislative advocacy staff to urge that this funding be granted once the Grant Proposal has been submitted.

17. CONSIDER:

A. adopting the Round 4 Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Planning Grant Program Guidelines; and

B. authorizing Round 4 of the TOD Planning Grant Program in an amount not to exceed $5,000,000.

18. AUTHORIZE Contract Modifications:

A. No. 80.1 (a.k.a. CCO 80.1) by Caltrans for Segment 2 construction contract of the I-5 North Capacity Enhancements from SR-134 to SR-170 under Funding Agreement No. MOU P0008355/8501 A/A4 in the amount of $1,247,734 without an increase in project budget to continue soundwall construction work;

B. No.82.1 (a.k.a. CCO 82.1) by Caltrans for Segment 2 construction contract of the I-5 North Capacity Enhancements from SR-134 to SR170 under Funding Agreement No. MOUP0008355/801 A/A4 in the amount of $1,000,000 without an increase in project budget to continue soundwall construction work; and

C. No. 15 (a.k.a. CCO 15) for Segments 3 and 4 construction contract of the I-5 North Capacity Enhancements from SR-134 to SR-170 under Funding Agreement No. MOUP0008355/8501 A/A4 in an amount not to exceed $10 million without an increase in the project budget to continue construction work.

19. CONSIDER:

A. awarding a five-year fixed unit rate requirements contract under RFP No. FSP13-R1, Regional FSP Light Duty Towing Services, Region 1 (South), to Kenny's Auto Service for Freeway Service Patrol (FSP) services in an amount not-to-exceed $19,285,841, inclusive of a one-year option; and

B. authorizing the expenditure of an amount not-to-exceed $7,543,449 to execute contract modifications to existing FSP contracts. Contracts to be modified and the amounts for each modification will be determined by staff based on the needs of the FSP program and in the best interest of Metro.

58. AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to undertake a study of how a Bike Share Program could be implemented throughout the County, including the following provisions:

A. coordinate with the recommended pilot cities before adopting a plan;

B. funding for the Bike Share Program will be the responsibility of the cities, Metro will only play a coordinating role; and

C. complete the study within six months and return to the Board with the recommended approach.

(ALSO ON EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE)

20. RECEIVE AND FILE the Draft First-Last Mile Strategic Plan for improving multimodal access to the fixed-guideway transit system.

21. RECEIVE AND FILE Regional Rail Update through December 2013.

22. RECEIVE oral report on Highway Program Project Budget and Schedule Status.

66. RECEIVE AND FILE status report on the Board-approved development at 1st and Lorena Streets in Los Angeles as well as the status of other proposed joint developments in the Boyle Heights area of the City of Los Angeles.

23. 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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