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File #: 2017-0338   
Type: Informational Report Status: Passed
File created: 5/11/2017 In control: Construction Committee
On agenda: 6/15/2017 Final action: 6/22/2017
Title: CONSIDER: A. APPROVING a Life of Project Budget for the Foothill Gold Line Extension Phase 2B Light Rail Project in the amount of $1,406,870,758. B. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to enter into a Project Funding Agreement (Attachment A) with the Foothill Gold Line Extension Construction Authority including provisions to apply for $249.2 million in Transit and Intercity Rail Capital Program funds as a Metro priority. C. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to enter into a Master Cooperative Agreement (Attachment B) with the Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority.
Sponsors: Construction Committee
Indexes: Agreements, Alignment, Authorization, Budget, Budgeting, Cap-and-Trade, Claremont, Construction, Contracts, Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor Project, Design build, First/Last Mile, Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority, Glendora, Gold Line Foothill Extension 2A, Gold Line Foothill Extension 2B, Grade separations, Guidelines, Informational Report, Labor, Long Range Transportation Plan, Measure M, Measure R, Measure R Cost Management Process and Policy, Metro Crenshaw Line, Metro Exposition Line, Metro Gold Line, Metro Green Line, Metro Rail C Line, Metro Rail E Line, Metro Rail L Line, Metrolink, Plan, Policy, Policy analysis, Program, Project, Proposition C, Rail transit, Safety
Attachments: 1. ATTACHMENT A Foothill Phase 2B Final draft Funding Agreement, 2. ATTACHMENT B_Phase 2B Master Cooperative Agreement, 3. ATTACHMENT C_Measure R Cost Management Process and Policy Analysis Gold Line 2B (2), 4. ATTACHMENT D Expenditure Plan - Cash Flow Budget.
Meeting_Body
REVISED
CONSTRUCTION COMMITTEE
JUNE 15, 2017


Subject
SUBJECT: FOOTHILL GOLD LINE EXTENSION PHASE 2B

Action
ACTION: APPROVE RECOMMENDATIONS


Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
CONSIDER:

A. APPROVING a Life of Project Budget for the Foothill Gold Line Extension Phase 2B Light Rail Project in the amount of $1,406,870,758.

B. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to enter into a Project Funding Agreement (Attachment A) with the Foothill Gold Line Extension Construction Authority including provisions to apply for $249.2 million in Transit and Intercity Rail Capital Program funds as a Metro priority.

C. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to enter into a Master Cooperative Agreement (Attachment B) with the Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority.

Issue
ISSUE

Foothill Gold Line Extension Phase 2B has advanced Preliminary Engineering based on their Certified Final Environmental Impact Report for the 12.3 mile alignment from Glendora to Claremont. The Project includes stations and parking facilities in each of the six cities along the alignment and shares right of way with Southern California Regional Rail Authority (Metrolink) and the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) freight line.
The original cost estimates identified in the Measure M expenditure plan for this project were completed based on the environmental document and preliminary planning concepts. As preliminary engineering has advanced, the project alignment, station and parking facilities, grade crossing improvements as well as adjusting track alignments associated with the freight and Metrolink lines have added scope and schedule to the project.
Award of the first of two Design-Build Contracts for advanced utility relocation for the Project is scheduled to be released in October - November 2017 with the primary Mainline Design-Build Contract for the Project scheduled to be released about a year later in December 2018. In order for the Design-Build Cont...

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