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File #: 2015-0224   
Type: Contract Status: Non-Calendar
File created: 4/20/2015 In control: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting
On agenda: 7/23/2015 Final action: 7/23/2015
Title: CONSTRUCTION COMMITTEE FORWARDED WITHOUT RECOMMENDATION authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to award and execute a five year contract, Contract No. PS84203243, with Cumming Construction Management, Inc. for Sustainability Program Assistance Services on Task Orders for a total amount not-to-exceed $12,481,230 inclusive of three base years (not to exceed $7,339,981) with two one-year options (year one =$2,545,173 and year two = $2,596,076.)
Sponsors: Construction Committee
Indexes: Accounting, Authorization, Budget, Budgeting, Capital Project, Climate change, Conservation, Construction, Construction management, Contracts, Maintenance practices, Operations and Maintenance, Procurement, Professional Services, Program, Project, Safety, State Of Good Repair, Sustainability Environmental Management System (Project)
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Procurement Summary Report - PS84203243 05-June-15 (2).pdf, 2. Attachment B -Types and Total Value Estimates of Projects

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CONSTRUCTION COMMITTEE
JULY 16, 2015


Subject/Action
SUBJECT: SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM ASSISTANT SERVICES
ACTION: AWARD AND EXECUTE PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CONTRACT FOR SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM ASSISTANT SERVICES
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CONSTRUCTION COMMITTEE FORWARDED WITHOUT RECOMMENDATION authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to award and execute a five year contract, Contract No. PS84203243, with Cumming Construction Management, Inc. for Sustainability Program Assistance Services on Task Orders for a total amount not-to-exceed $12,481,230 inclusive of three base years (not to exceed $7,339,981) with two one-year options (year one =$2,545,173 and year two = $2,596,076.)

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The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) has incorporated sustainable principles, specifically climate, energy, water and resource conservation and management, into its organizational values and core business goals. These principles express the agency's commitment to "reduce, re-use, and recycle all internal resources and reduce greenhouse gas emissions." Operational and construction-related sustainability principles have been formally implemented throughout our agency since 2007. Over the past few years, the number of initiatives and projects related to these themes has evolved resulting in significant cost savings and operational efficiencies, while simultaneously increasing the health and welfare of our employees and the people we serve through a safe working and customer focused environment.
As we increase our transit and transportation infrastructure, staff's internal ability to oversee these sustainability-related operational and capital projects become more challenging on two fronts: our ability to properly manage the implementation of the cost-saving and environmentally protective projects as well as our ability to ensure that we develop and implement new ideas to ensure continual improveme...

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