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File #: 2018-0589   
Type: Contract Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/4/2018 In control: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting
On agenda: 9/27/2018 Final action:
Title: AUTHORIZE: A. the preparation of an Advanced Alternatives Screening Study with further engineering design, initiation of the procurement process for a Project Environmental Impact Report (EIR) with additional studies to facilitate subsequent National Environmental Quality Act (NEPA) review, conducting public/stakeholder engagement and supporting the City of West Hollywood in preparing a Funding and Delivery Strategic Plan, with all work efforts subject to subsequent funding appropriations by the Board of Directors; and B. the Chief Executive Officer to increase Contract Modification Authority (CMA) specific to Task Order No. PS4686900 with AECOM Technical Services, Inc. in the amount of $400,000, increasing the CMA amount from $100,000 to $500,000, for the Advanced Alternatives Screening Study.
Sponsors: Planning and Programming Committee
Indexes: Alignment, Alternatives analysis, California Environmental Quality Act, City of Los Angeles, Contracts, Crenshaw Northern Extension, Crenshaw Northern Extension (Meas M) (Project), Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor Project, Environmental Impact Report, Feasibility analysis, Funding plan, Hollywood, Los Angeles International Airport, Measure M, Metro Crenshaw Line, Metro Exposition Line, Metro Purple Line, Metro Red Line, Metro Vision 2028 Plan, National Environmental Policy Act Of 1969, Outreach, Procurement, Project, Project delivery, Public works, Station 612, Strategic planning, West Hollywood, Westside/Central Service Sector
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Map of Crenshaw Northern Extension Alternatives.pdf, 2. Attachment B - Crenshaw Northern Extension Feasibility-AA Study Report Executive Summary.pdf, 3. Attachment C - Crenshaw Northern Extension Schedule, 4. Attachment D - Procurement Summary.docx, 5. Attachment E - Task Order Modification Log.docx, 6. Attachment F - DEOD Summary.docx, 7. Presentation
Related files: 2018-0673
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Meeting_Body
REGULAR BOARD MEETING
SEPTEMBER 27, 2018

Subject
SUBJECT: CRENSHAW NORTHERN EXTENSION PROJECT

Action
ACTION: APPROVE RECOMMENDATIONS

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
AUTHORIZE:

A. the preparation of an Advanced Alternatives Screening Study with further engineering design, initiation of the procurement process for a Project Environmental Impact Report (EIR) with additional studies to facilitate subsequent National Environmental Quality Act (NEPA) review, conducting public/stakeholder engagement and supporting the City of West Hollywood in preparing a Funding and Delivery Strategic Plan, with all work efforts subject to subsequent funding appropriations by the Board of Directors; and

B. the Chief Executive Officer to increase Contract Modification Authority (CMA) specific to Task Order No. PS4686900 with AECOM Technical Services, Inc. in the amount of $400,000, increasing the CMA amount from $100,000 to $500,000, for the Advanced Alternatives Screening Study.

Issue
ISSUE

The Crenshaw Northern Extension is a Measure M project with a groundbreaking date of Fiscal Year (FY) 2041, project completion date of FY2047 and a funding allocation of $2.24 billion (2015$). A Feasibility/Alternatives Analysis Study, which yielded five potential alignment alternatives (Attachment A and B), was accepted by the Board as a Receive and File item on July 26, 2018 (Legistar # 2018-0236). Targeted stakeholder and elected officials outreach regarding the Study outcomes have occurred, which provided valuable feedback. However, broader public/stakeholder outreach is needed to obtain input on these five alignments, along with additional technical study, to winnow the number of alternatives to be carried forward into future environmental review. Doing so allows the environmental review to be conducted more efficiently, over a shorter period. A key outcome of the Study was the finding that all the alternatives studied exceed the funding allocation, some by appro...

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