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File #: 2015-1400   
Type: Contract Status: Passed
File created: 9/10/2015 In control: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting
On agenda: 10/22/2015 Final action: 10/22/2015
Title: CONSIDER: A. APPROVING Life-Of-Project budget for the capital project, Reduced Risk of an Event to Union Station Gateway Complex in the amount of $6,985,096; and B. AMENDING System Security and Law Enforcement FY16 budget in the amount of $6,885,096.
Sponsors: Ad Hoc Transit Policing Oversight Committee
Indexes: Budget, Capital Project, Contracts, Emergency Operations Center, Grant Aid, Law enforcement, Location 99, Project, Safety, Safety and security, Security, Terminals (Communications), Video
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Project Summary Schedule, 2. Attachment B - Financial Forecast
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SYSTEM SAFETY, SECURITY AND OPERATIONS COMMITTEE
OCTOBER 15, 2015


Subject/Action
SUBJECT: LIFE-OF-PROJECT FOR REDUCED RISK OF AN EVENT TO UNION STATION GATEWAY COMPLEX

ACTION: AUTHORIZATION FOR LIFE OF PROJECT BUDGET

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RECOMMENDATION

Title
CONSIDER:

A. APPROVING Life-Of-Project budget for the capital project, Reduced Risk of an Event to Union Station Gateway Complex in the amount of $6,985,096; and

B. AMENDING System Security and Law Enforcement FY16 budget in the amount of $6,885,096.

Issue
ISSUE

Staff is requesting an approval of Life-Of-Project for the capital project, Reduced Risk of an Event to Union Station Gateway Complex. This approval will authorize staff to proceed with the hardening of the Union Station Gateway Complex.

Discussion
DISCUSSION

In FY15, Metro staff submitted an Investment Justification Application under FY14 Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Transit Security Grant Program (TSGP) to secure funding to harden Union Station Gateway Complex. DHS awarded Metro $6,285,096 to complete the project. The hardening of the Union Station Gateway Complex will encompass the following:

A. Emergency Notification System and Emergency Operations Center

An emergency notification system is critical to Union Station Gateway Complex to assist patrons in announcing and directing evacuation routes during an emergency. The emergency notification system will provide both visual and audio emergency announcements for the patrons.

The Union Station Gateway Complex consists of multiple agencies that provide transportation and emergency services. In an event of an emergency, a centralized location for coordination and response is critical to mitigating the risk. Therefore, the installation of an emergency operations center in Union Station Gateway Complex is essential to address this need.

B. Mobile Data Terminal

The need for sharing video intelligence to appropriate tra...

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