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File #: 2016-0944   
Type: Contract Status: Passed
File created: 11/30/2016 In control: Construction Committee
On agenda: 1/19/2017 Final action: 1/26/2017
Title: CONSIDER: A. FINDING that awarding contracts for a design-build delivery, pursuant to Public Utilities Code Section 130242 (a), will achieve certain private sector efficiencies in the integration of design, project work, and components related to real property renovation, improvements, and construction work at Metro transit facilities in Los Angeles County as defined by the projects listed in Attachment A; and (REQUIRES 2/3 VOTE) B. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to award design-build contracts for renovations, improvements, and construction at Metro transit facilities related to projects listed in Attachment A.
Indexes: Bids, Budgeting, Bus Acquisitions, Construction, Contract administration, Contracts, Design build, Heating, cooling and ventilation equipment, Project, Project delivery, Project management, Transit Passenger Information System
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Projects Proposed for Design-Build Approach.pdf
CONSTRUCTION COMMITTEE
JANUARY 19, 2017

Subject/Action
SUBJECT: CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS PROCUREMENT SUPPORT

ACTION: APPROVE USE OF DESIGN-BUILD PROJECT DELIVERY METHOD

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
CONSIDER:

A. FINDING that awarding contracts for a design-build delivery, pursuant to Public Utilities Code Section 130242 (a), will achieve certain private sector efficiencies in the integration of design, project work, and components related to real property renovation, improvements, and construction work at Metro transit facilities in Los Angeles County as defined by the projects listed in Attachment A; and

(REQUIRES 2/3 VOTE)

B. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to award design-build contracts for renovations, improvements, and construction at Metro transit facilities related to projects listed in Attachment A.

Issue
ISSUE

Metro is authorized to enter into contracts pursuant to Public Utilities Code Section 130242 utilizing the design build project delivery method (design build) . This section requires that the Board make the finding set forth in Recommendation A.

Discussion
DISCUSSION

Staff periodically presents to the Board an updated list of projects for which it seeks approval to use design-build contracts. In FY17 staff is working on projects not previously approved to contract for construction services utilizing design-build.

California Public Utilities Code Section 130242 provides for award to the lowest priced responsive and responsible bidder. The primary benefit of the design-build process is a shortened project schedule where the design builder is able to start construction while the design is being completed. Other possible benefits include additional efficiencies in project management, administration, and coordination. The design-build approach delivers the project ahead of a traditional design-bid-build project delivery method thus result in a lower total project cost. Staff has experienced success with design-build ...

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