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File #: 2017-0121   
Type: Program Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 2/23/2017 In control: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting
On agenda: 3/23/2017 Final action:
Title: CONSIDER: A. APPROVING the recommended Alternative 2 with six Regional Rail run-through tracks and two High Speed Rail run-through tracks (also referred to as "6+2 Run Through Tracks" Alternative) to be carried forward in the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Draft Environment Impact Statement (EIS) and continue to evaluate Alternatives 1, 3 and 4 as reasonable alternatives in the Draft EIR/EIS; B. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to execute Modification No. 4 to Contract No. PS2415-3172, with HDR Engineering, Inc., for Link Union Station (Link US) to provide advanced engineering for the run-through tracks and environmental and preliminary engineering services for the expansion of Link US to connect the Link US project with Patsaouras Transit Plaza to the east and the historic Union Station to the west, increasing the total contract value by $13,761,273, from $48,279,357 to a n...
Sponsors: Planning and Programming Committee
Indexes: Americans With Disabilities Act, Amtrak, Board approved Contract, California Environmental Quality Act, California High Speed Rail, California High Speed Rail Authority, Certification, City of Los Angeles, Construction, Contracts, Currency, Demand, Elevators, Environmental Impact Report, Environmental impact statements, Escalators, Federal Transit Administration, Grant Aid, High speed rail, Hubs, I-101, Land, Link Union Station, Los Angeles River, Los Angeles Union Station, Measure M, Measure R, Metro Gold Line, Metro Purple Line, Metro Red Line, Metro Vision 2028 Plan, Metrolink, National Environmental Policy Act Of 1969, Notice of Intent, Notice Of Preparation, Outreach, Patsaouras Plaza Busway Station, Pedestrians, Program, Proposition 1a, Railroad commuter service, Safety, Southern California Regional Interconnector Project (Project), Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act of 1998, Transportation modes, Twenty-eight by '28 Initiative, Union Station Master Plan, United States Department Of Transportation, Weekdays
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Procurement Summary, 2. Attachment B - Contract Modification Change Order Log, 3. Attachment C - DEOD Summary, 4. Attachment D - Mod 4 Study Areas, 5. Attachment E - Alternative Overviews, 6. Attachment F - Third Party Cost and SOURCES AND USEs OF FUNDS, 7. Attachment G - Link US Letter, 8. Presentation - Link Union Station Metro Board Presentation March 23, 2017.pdf
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Meeting_Body
REGULAR BOARD MEETING
MARCH 23, 2017

Subject/Action
SUBJECT: LINK UNION STATION (LINK US) PROJECT

ACTION: APPROVE RECOMMENDATIONS

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
CONSIDER:

A. APPROVING the recommended Alternative 2 with six Regional Rail run-through tracks and two High Speed Rail run-through tracks (also referred to as "6+2 Run Through Tracks" Alternative) to be carried forward in the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Draft Environment Impact Statement (EIS) and continue to evaluate Alternatives 1, 3 and 4 as reasonable alternatives in the Draft EIR/EIS;

B. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to execute Modification No. 4 to Contract No. PS2415-3172, with HDR Engineering, Inc., for Link Union Station (Link US) to provide advanced engineering for the run-through tracks and environmental and preliminary engineering services for the expansion of Link US to connect the Link US project with Patsaouras Transit Plaza to the east and the historic Union Station to the west, increasing the total contract value by $13,761,273, from $48,279,357 to a not to exceed amount of $62,040,630;

C. AUTHORIZING the CEO to increase Contract Modification Authority (CMA) in the amount of $1,376,127, increasing the total CMA amount from $2,980,588 to $4,356,715;

D. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to execute a funding agreement with California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) in the amount of $3,726,102 for project development work related to Contract Modification No. 4; and

E. APPROVING an amendment to increase the FY17 fiscal year budget in the amount of $9,200,000 for the LINK US Project in Cost Center 2145.

Issue
ISSUE

Staff is seeking approval from the Board on the recommended "6+2 Run Through Tracks" Alternative to be carried forward in the Draft EIR/EIS, while continuing to evaluate three other reasonable alternatives in the document. In addi...

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