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File #: 2018-0737   
Type: Informational Report Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 11/14/2018 In control: Operations, Safety, and Customer Experience Committee
On agenda: 1/17/2019 Final action:
Title: RECEIVE AND FILE an update on Metro's Photo Enforcement Program.
Sponsors: Operations, Safety, and Customer Experience Commit
Indexes: Board approved Contract, Contracts, Currency, Informational Report, Labor, Maintenance, Metro Blue Line, Payment, Plan, Procurement, Program, Project, Safety, Safety education, Safety programs, Small Business Enterprise, Subcontractors
Related files: 2019-0035
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OPERATIONS, SAFETY, AND CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE COMMITTEE
JANUARY 17, 2019

Subject
SUBJECT: METRO'S PHOTO ENFORCEMENT PROGRAM

Action
ACTION: RECEIVE AND FILE

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
RECEIVE AND FILE an update on Metro's Photo Enforcement Program.

Issue
ISSUE

In November 2013, the Board approved award of Contract No. PS68103079 with Conduent for a period of eight years, inclusive of two, two-year options, starting July 1, 2014, for photo enforcement services. At inception, the contract was executed for the entire eight year term, including exercising both options expiring on June 30, 2022. Despite the eight-year contract execution, staff returned to the Board in June 2018, consistent with Board intent, to present high-value option contract extensions to the Board for approval. The staff recommendation at the time was to continue in the contract with Conduent.
Conduent originally made a 23.4% Small Business Enterprise (SBE) commitment against a 15% SBE goal, listing two (2) SBE subcontractors with 15.3% committed to Partners in Diversity (PID) and 8.1% to Los Angeles Signal Construction (LA Signal). For the June 2018 Board meeting, nearing the end of the first four-year performance term of the contract, Conduent reported PID's participation at 12.55% and LA Signal's participation at 0%, representing a 10.85% shortfall (Conduent subsequently corrected errors it had made in reporting prime and subcontractor payments, resulting in actual SBE participation 2.84% lower than presented in the June Board report: 9.7% vs. 12.55%). Conduent conceded that the scope committed to LA Signal had been self-performed for all four years by Conduent's own workforce without advisement and/or prior approval by Metro, as required per its contract.
At the June 21, 2018 Executive Management Committee meeting (EMC), Director Dupont-Walker introduced a verbal motion for staff to return to the Committee in January 2019, with an assessment of Conduent's e...

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