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System Safety and Operations Committee Agenda*

Location & Date

Metro Board Room, One Gateway Plaza, 3rd Floor, Los Angeles
Thursday, February 20, 2014 9:00 a.m.


Call to Order


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


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

27. Operations Employee of the Month.

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

29. AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to execute a Modification No. 11 to Contract No. PS26102156 with RMI International to provide private security servicesfor the period covering April 1, 2014 through June 30, 2014 in an amount not to exceed $1,608,933, increasing the total contract value from $26,799,450 to $28,408,383.

30. AWARD a contract under RFP #PS26103162 to Aviat Networks, the highest rated proposer, to upgrade the Digital Microwave Radio System in the amount of $5,396,022.

31. AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to execute Modification No. 6 to Contract OP33442103 in the amount of $3,600,000 for a new not-to-exceed Contract value of $13,233,946 for Right of Way (ROW) Trash and Vegetation Removal Services to Woods Maintenance Services.  This contract provides on-going maintenance services throughout Metro properties and ROWs. This modification extends the period of performance through November 30, 2014 while a new procurement is completed.

32. AWARD an 84-month firm fixed price unit rate contract under Bid No. 13-0024 with Penn Machine Company, the lowest responsive and responsible bidder, for the overhaul of 296 gearboxes for the Breda A650 Red Line cars for an amount not to exceed $1,518,252 inclusive of two 24-month options.

33. AWARD a three-year, firm fixed unit rate contract, OP33673149, to Access Pacific, Inc., the lowest responsive, responsible bidder, to provide Asphaltic Concrete and Portland Cement Concrete maintenance and replacement services for all Metro facilities in an amount not to exceed $4,644,182, effective March 3, 2014.

34. AWARD a five-year contract under Bid No. 12-1318-S to SA Recycling, LLC, the highest, responsive and responsible bidder, for the sale of scrap metal for a total estimated revenue of $2,201,390, inclusive of two, one-year options.

35. RECEIVE AND FILE report on staff response to the Orange Line Pierce College Motionfrom November 20, 2013 Planning and Programming Committee Meeting.

36. RECEIVE AND FILE information on efforts to coordinate transit services with Big Blue Bus and Culver City as related to Expo Phase 2.

37. RECEIVE oral status report on Safety Culture.

38. 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.