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File #: 2017-0596   
Type: Motion / Motion Response Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/30/2017 In control: Executive Management Committee
On agenda: 9/21/2017 Final action: 9/28/2017
Title: RECEIVE AND FILE the Draft Measure M Project Acceleration/Deceleration Factors and Evaluation Process outlined in Attachment A.
Sponsors: Planning and Programming Committee
Indexes: Budget, Capital Project, Construction, Guidelines, International transportation, Measure M, Motion / Motion Response, Plan, Program, Program management, Project, Project delivery, Request For Proposal
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Draft Project AccelerationDeceleration.pdf, 2. ATTACHMENT B - Presentation
Related files: 2017-0686
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EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE
SEPTEMBER 21, 2017


Subject
SUBJECT: MEASURE M PROJECT ACCELERATION/DECELERATION FACTORS AND EVALUATION PROCESS

Action
ACTION: RECEIVE AND FILE


Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
RECEIVE AND FILE the Draft Measure M Project Acceleration/Deceleration Factors and Evaluation Process outlined in Attachment A.

Issue
ISSUE
On June 23, 2016, the Metro Board of Directors approved the Los Angeles County Traffic Improvement Plan Ordinance (#16-01) (Measure M) through a transportation sales tax measure. The Ordinance was ultimately approved by 71% of voters in the November 8, 2016 general election. As a result, the projects and programs in the Expenditure Plan of the Ordinance have been approved and must now be implemented accordingly.
The Metro Chief Executive Officer (CEO) has previously stated that he will challenge all potential project delays in order to construct projects and programs on time and within budget. All would agree that avoiding costly project and program delays saves precious taxpayer dollars and serves to maintain the sacred public trust that has been bestowed on Metro by the voters of Los Angeles County. The Ordinance also allows for project acceleration as long as it does not delay any other major capital project. This report seeks to outline the key conditions under which acceleration and/or deceleration of major capital projects would be considered.

BACKGROUND
Measure M is the largest, most ambitious and most comprehensive transportation infrastructure initiative in North America and in the history of the State of California. The success of Measure M will be built upon the diverse and committed coalition that supported its passage, the efficacy of the Plan provisions as they impact our various constituencies, and the leadership and management of the implementation of the program itself.

Metro staff has been very aggressive in its approach to implementing the many projects and programs that...

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