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Regular Board Meeting Agenda*

Location & Date

Metro Board Room, One Gateway Plaza, 3rd Floor, Los Angeles
Thursday, May 23, 2013 9:00 a.m.

Agenda

Call to Order

Directors

Michael Antonovich, Chair
Diane DuBois, 1st Vice Chair
Richard Katz, 2nd Vice Chair
John Fasana
José Huizar*
Don Knabe
Gloria Molina
Ara J. Najarian
Pam O'Connor**
Mark Ridley-Thomas
Antonio Villaraigosa
Mel Wilson
Zev Yaroslavsky
Michael Miles, non-voting member

*via telephone
City Hall, Los Angeles
200 N. Spring Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

**via telephone
The Westin Philadelphia
99 S 17th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Officers

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

SUMMARY OF AGENDA ITEMS
LOS ANGELES COUNTY METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY

REGULAR BOARD MEETING
THURSDAY, MAY 23, 2013

 CONSENT CALENDAR ITEMS  NON-CONSENT ITEMS  CLOSED SESSION
2 3 61
10 4  
11 19  
16 20  
17 24  
18 26  
27 35  
28 45  
29 51  
30 52  
31 55  
37 56  
38 57**  
46 58**  
48 59  
49 60  
53    
** REQUIRES 2/3 VOTE

1. APPROVE Consent Calendar Items: 2, 10, 11**, 16, 17, 18, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 37, 38, 46, 47, 49 and 53.

(**REQUIRES 2/3 VOTE OF THE BOARD)

CONSENT CALENDAR

2. APPROVE Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting held April 25, 2013.

10. FINANCE, BUDGET AND AUDIT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (4-0) authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to:

  1. apply Utility-Related Financing in Accelerating Energy Program Implementation; and
  2. use Project Number 450001 funds for administration of projects developed using Utility-Related Financing.

11. FINANCE, BUDGET AND AUDIT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (4-0) adopting the proposed Fiscal Year 2014 Budget.

(REQUIRES 2/3 VOTE OF THE BOARD)

16. PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED     (4-0):

  1. approving Alameda Corridor East (ACE) Measure R expenditure plan in the aggregate amount of $358 million; and
  2. authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to execute a Master Agreement with ACE and Project Addendums issued pursuant to the Master Agreement consistent with the Board approved ACE Funding Program.

17. PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED     (4-0) authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to execute and enter into an amendment to Metro’s existing Joint Development Agreement (JDA) with McCormack Baron Salazar, Inc. (MBS) for the development of a 1.5-acre parcel (the Site) situated across the First Street and Boyle Avenue intersection from the Metro Gold Line Mariachi Plaza Station to:

  1. extend the term of the JDA two (2) years to May 31, 2015;
  2. modify the scope of the proposed development;
  3. change the configuration and appearance of the project to accommodate the modified scope; and
  4. acknowledge that affordable housing funding sources may require the recordation of long-term affordability covenants against all or a portion of the Site, and agree to review, consider and allow such covenants and their recordation, all in substantial accordance with the terms and conditions set forth.

18. PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED     (4-0) authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to execute an agreement with the California Highway Patrol (CHP) to provide services in support of the Metro Freeway Service Patrol (FSP), Big Rig Service Patrol, and ExpressLanes FSP programs during FY14 in an amount not to exceed $1,290,000.

27. PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED     (4-0) awarding a 12-month, firm fixed price contract PS63502839 with Oniqua MRO Analytics to develop and implement an Inventory Optimization System. This award is for a contract not-to-exceed $1,173,734, inclusive of sales tax.

28. PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED     (4-0):

  1. approving FY14 budget of $67,172,267 for Access Services, including $2,000,000 which will be paid directly to the Southern California Regional Rail Authority (Metrolink) for its participation in the Board-adopted Free Fare Program; and
  2. authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to negotiate and execute all necessary agreements between Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the Southern California Regional Rail Authority (Metrolink) for Metrolink’s Free Fare Agreement for a period of five years.

29. PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED        (4-0) awarding a 24-month, firm fixed price contract under Bid Number 13-0025 to the following lowest responsive and responsible bidders for brake shoes and drums for an amount not-to-exceed $2,568,131 inclusive of sales tax and a one-year option:

  1. NABI for line items 1 through 5 (Brake Shoe & Lining Assembly Sets) for a total contract value of $1,353,011;
  2. MCI Services Parts, Inc., for line item 6 (Brake Drum Front) for a total contract value of $247,353; and
  3. Vehicle Maintenance Program, Inc. for line items 7 through 10 (Various Brake Drums), for a total contract value of $967,767.

30. PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED     (4-0) awarding a 24-month, firm fixed price contract under Bid Number 13-0026 to the following lowest responsive and responsible bidders for bus bellows and suspension parts for an amount not-to-exceed $5,031,595 inclusive of sales tax and a one-year option:

  1. Mohawk Mfg & Supply Co. for line items 2 through 4 for a total contract value of $999,169;
  2. NABI for line items 1, 8, 10-13, 16, 18-25 and 27 for a total contract value of $3,331,392;
  3. Gillig LLC for line items 5 and 26 for a total contract value of $565,058; and
  4. Muncie Reclamation and Supply for line items 7 and 9 for a total contract value of $135,976.

31. PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED     (4-0) the Chief Executive Officer to negotiate and execute a Contract Modification to Contract OP-02-4610-10 with Cubic Transportation Systems, Inc. (“CTS”) for Universal Fare System maintenance for the base contract period July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2019, in an amount not-to-exceed $55,000,000, increasing the total contract value from $169,669,048 to $224,669,048.

37. CONSTRUCTION COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (3-0) authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to execute Contract Modification No. 69 to Contract No. C0882, with Kiewit Infrastructure West Company (Kiewit), for $1,424,811 for redesign of the Mulholland Overcrossing (Bridge 22) in order to rephase demolition and construction, increasing the total contract value from $847,362,785 to $848,787,596 without a change to the LOP budget.

38. CONSTRUCTION COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (3-0) authorizing:

  1. an increase to the Total Contract Value for Contract No. MC069, with Stantec Consulting, Inc. to provide Construction Management Support Services in an amount not-to-exceed $13,909,000 for the FY14 Annual Work Program Funding, from $52,940,000 to $66,849,000; and
  2. the Chief Executive Officer to execute individual Contract Work Orders and Modifications within the Board approved contract value.

46. PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED     (4-0) adopting staff recommended positions:

  1. AB 268 (Holden) – States the intent of the legislature to extend the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension project to Ontario Airport with intermediate stops along the transit corridor. WORK WITH AUTHOR
  2. AB 1290 (Perez) – would integrate land use and transportation decisions by restructuring the California Transportation Commission and form a committee and require reports to be submitted by local agencies to implement the provisions of SB 375. WORK WITH AUTHOR
  3. AB 1371 (Bradford) – would enact the “Three Feet for Safety Act” which would require a motorist passing a bicycle to slow to a reasonable speed and pass only when doing so would not endanger the safety of a bicyclist.  SUPPORT
  4. SB 811 (Lara) would require the environmental impact report for the Interstate 710 project to include various mitigation measures related to bicycle and pedestrian paths and the Los Angeles river and would require the project to fund those mitigations and various job training and employment programs.  SUPPORT

48. PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED      (4-0) authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to:

  1. amend the existing revenue contract with Allvision LLC to:
    • amend the minimum guaranteed revenue from $100,000 annually for five years to a revenue guarantee of $500,000 payable on or before June 30, 2015;
    • provide an option to extend the existing contract term for an additional five year term effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2020, with minimum guaranteed annual revenue of $100,000; and
  2. negotiate the terms of Development Agreements with local municipalities for the installation of outdoor advertising signs subject to Board approval of each agreement.

49. FINANCE, BUDGET AND AUDIT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (3-0) the Chief Executive Officer to execute modification No. 17 to Contract No. PS33201664 with ACS State and Local Solutions (now Xerox Services) to provide continuation of Regional TAP Service Center services for a period of up to twelve months (including six one-month options) in an amount not-to-exceed $8,800,000, increasing the total contract value from $50,201,724 to $59,001,724. The base extension is six months with six additional months to be issued, as required by Metro, on a month-to-month basis.

53. FINANCE, BUDGET AND AUDIT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (3-0) delegating authority to the Chief Executive Officer to conclude negotiation, approve and execute a revenue producing lease for the former “Union Bagel” location in Union Station.

END OF CONSENT CALENDAR

NON-CONSENT

3. Chair’s Report. 

4. Chief Executive Officer’s Report. 

19. RIDLEY-THOMAS MOTION to establish an inter-jurisdictional working group for Value Capture with a report back in September 2013.

20. PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED APPROVAL (4-0) of ANTONOVICH MOTION that the CEO return in June with a proposal to increase Sunday service on the Antelope Valley Line from three to six round trips, as part of the proposed Metrolink budget.

ALSO MOVE that the CEO work with Metrolink and Amtrak to do the following:

  1. identify missed connections between Metrolink trains and between Metrolink and Amtrak trains;
  2. implement an updated schedule plan that allows for Metrolink and Amtrak train schedules to be coordinated to allow for timely transfers throughout the region; and
  3. report back to the Board at the June 2013 Planning Committee and Board Meeting with an update on these efforts and timeline for completion.

24. RECEIVE report on System Safety.

26. AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to execute Modification No. 9 (Option 2) to Contract No. PS2610LASD with the County of Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department (LASD) to provide law enforcement services for the period covering July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014 in the amount not-to-exceed $83,855,638 an increase of $3,225,217 over the current fiscal year.

35. RECEIVE report by the Caltrans District Director on Delivery of Projects on I-5.

45. RECEIVE oral Federal/State Affairs update.

51. RECEIVE Civil Rights update.

52. PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED APPROVAL (4-0) of ANTONOVICH AND NAJARIAN MOTION that the Board directs the CEO to expedite the construction of the platform using other MTA resources outside of the Regional Rail Department; 

FURTHER MOVE that a report and timeline be brought back to the Construction Committee and Full Board in July 2013 that will include a groundbreaking and completion date in coordination with Bob Hope Airport.

FURTHER MOVE that the MTA Board authorize the expenditure of additional Measure R 3% funds totaling $1.7 million to support the Airport’s commitment of timely use of federal grant funds and improving “plane-to-train” connections to the existing regional passenger rail system.  

55. AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to award a five-year firm fixed price bench contract, under Contract No. PS12701049 with the contractors named below for vanpool lease services in an amount not to exceed $35,732,000 inclusive of two one-year options effective June 1, 2013: 

  • California Vanpool Authority
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car Company of Los Angeles (dba Enterprise Rideshare)
  • VSPI, Inc (dba vRide)

(CARRIED OVER FROM FEBRUARY BOARD MEETING)

56. APPROVE the following nominees for Service Council membership:

  1. Council Member Gene Daniels, Paramount
    Nominated by: Gateway Cities
    Term Ending: June 30, 2017
  2. Council Member Lillie Dobson, Compton
    Nominated by: Gateway Cities
    Term Ending: June 30, 2017
  3. Council Member Ana Maria Quintana, Bell  
    Nominated by: Gateway Cities
    Term Ending: June 30, 2017
  4. Former Mayor Harry Baldwin, San Gabriel
    Re-nominated by: San Gabriel
    Term Ending: June 30, 2017

57. CONSIDER:

  1. holding a public hearing on the proposed Resolution of Necessity; and
  2. adopting the Resolution of Necessity authorizing the commencement of an eminent domain action to acquire CR-3801 (APN 5013-023-007), consisting of the real property and the immovable fixtures and equipment.

(REQUIRES 2/3 VOTE OF THE BOARD)

58. CONSIDER:

  1. holding a public hearing on the proposed Resolution of Necessity; and
  2. adopting the Resolution of Necessity authorizing the commencement of an eminent domain action to acquire Parcel SW-0004 (APN 4125-021-007), consisting of the real property and the immovable fixtures and equipment.

(REQUIRES 2/3 VOTE OF THE BOARD)

59. RECEIVE Buy America update.

60. RATIFY the action of the Board Chair in offering a reward for information leading to the identification, apprehension, and conviction of a suspect who assaulted a Metro bus operator on Friday, May 10, 2013.

END OF NON-CONSENT ITEMS

61. CLOSED SESSION:

  1. Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation – G.C. 54956.9(a):
    1. Kathleen Silva v. LACMTA, L.A.S.C. Case No. NC 056854
    2. Saul Cortez v. LACMTA, L.A.S.C. Case No. BC 463587
    3. Faithful Central Bible Church v. LACMTA, California Public Utilities Commission, Case No. C. 12-07-008
  2. Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation – G.C. 54956.9(b):
    Significant exposure to litigation (one case)
  3. Conference with Real Property Negotiator – G.C. 54956.8
    1. Property Description: 5730 Arbor Vitae Street, Los Angeles, CA 90045
      Agency Negotiator: Velma Marshall
      Negotiating Party: Arbor Vitae Industrial Development, LLC
      Under Negotiation: Price and terms
    2. Property Description: 349 E. Florence Avenue, Inglewood, CA 90301
      Agency Negotiator: Velma Marshall
      Negotiating Party: George R. Antoun
      Under Negotiation: Price and terms
  4. Conference Regarding Potential Threats to Public Services and Facilities – G.C. 54957:
    While there may be no immediate threat, this is to provide the Board with a confidential update by Michelle Caldwell, Chief Administrative Services Officer, or her designee, and Paul Taylor, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, on security related 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.

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

ADJOURNMENT

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