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File #: 2017-0634   
Type: Agreement Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/19/2017 In control: Construction Committee
On agenda: 11/16/2017 Final action:
Title: AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to execute the Utility Cooperative Agreement (UCA) between Metro (Authority) and XO Communications.
Sponsors: Construction Committee
Indexes: Construction, Construction Support, Project, Utility Cooperative Agreement
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Utility Cooperative Agreement XO COMM FINAL 10-25-16_FR-r2
Related files: 2017-0808
Meeting_Body
CONSTRUCTION COMMITTEE
NOVEMBER 16, 2017

Subject
SUBJECT: XO COMMUNICATION UTILITY COOPERATIVE
AGREEMENT

Action
ACTION: XO COMMUNICATION UTILITY COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT FOR SUPPORTS SERVICES ASSOCIATED WITH METRO'S CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to execute the Utility Cooperative Agreement (UCA) between Metro (Authority) and XO Communications.

Issue
ISSUE

As the Purple Line Extension Project (PLE) moves forward, the team has identified XO communication systems within the alignment that require utility relocation and or general utility support from the proposed decking system. This is the Authority's first interaction with XO Communication. Therefore in order to move forward with the relocations and general utility support coordination, a Utility Cooperative Agreement (UCA) must be set in place between the Authority and XO Communication in order to memorialize roles and responsibilities. This UCA shall also be prepared in a manner that would accommodate any future Metro Project that may require services from XO Communication in order to support those future projects.

Discussion
DISCUSSION

As technology advances, new communication providers are constantly installing new infrastructure within Metro proposed Project areas. Such as in the case of XO Communication. XO Communication is a relatively new fiber and communication company that now services L.A. County as well as the unincorporated counties. Being that they are relatively new, and no other UCA has been executed by both parties, this would be the first UCA executed that would allow both parties to collectively work together to support general utility relocation and coordination efforts. The general intent of the UCA would be to cover the current ongoing Projects, starting with PLE, as well as future Metro Projects for many years to come.

This UCA describes the roles, responsibilities, and obligations of both parties an...

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