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File #: 2015-1399   
Type: Project Status: Non-Calendar
File created: 9/10/2015 In control: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting
On agenda: 12/3/2015 Final action:
Title: ADOPT the Life-Of-Project (LOP) budget for Project 212121, Metro Emergency Security Operations Center (ESOC) in the amount of $112,700,000.
Sponsors: Ad Hoc Transit Policing Oversight Committee
Indexes: Board approved Life-of-Project Budget, Budget, Bus Operations Control Center, California Transit Assistance Fund, California Transit Security Grant Program, Capital Project, Construction, Emergency Operations Center, Emergency Security Operations Center (Project), Grant Aid, Law enforcement, Metro Center Street Project, Project, Proposition 1b, Rail Operations Control Center, Safety and security, Security, Terrorism, Video
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Project Summary Schedule, 2. Attachment B - Cash Flow
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SYSTEM SAFETY, SECURITY AND OPERATIONS COMMITTEE
NOVEMBER 19, 2015

Subject/Action
SUBJECT: ESTABLISH LIFE-OF-PROJECT FOR METRO EMERGENCY SECURITY OPERATIONS CENTER

ACTION: ADOPT LIFE-OF-PROJECT BUDGET


Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
ADOPT the Life-Of-Project (LOP) budget for Project 212121, Metro Emergency Security Operations Center (ESOC) in the amount of $112,700,000.

Issue
ISSUE

Staff is requesting an approval to establish Life-Of-Project for Capital Project (CP) 212121, Metro Emergency Security Operations Center (ESOC). This approval will allow staff to move forward in the design and construction of the ESOC.

Discussion
DISCUSSION

In FY11, Metro staff submitted an Investment Justification Application under Proposition 1B 2010-2011 California Transit Security Grant Program (CTSGP) California Transit Assistance Fund (CTAF) to secure funding to construct an Emergency Operations Center (EOC) that will phase in Bus and Rail Operations Center. It is important to develop a central location to house these operations centers to allow centralized communications and coordination, and to improve business continuity in day-to-day operations as well as enhancing Metro's disaster and terrorism response capability.

On December 15, 2011, the Board approved a preliminary Life-Of-Project budget for CP 212121- Emergency Security Operations Center (ESOC) in the amount of $16,103,043 to begin Phase I of the project. Phase I consists of environmental assessment, land acquisition, and conceptual design. Staff stipulated that we will return to the Board for full Life-Of-Project when staff completes preliminary environmental assessment.

On September 27, 2012, the Board authorized the Chief Executive Officer to execute an option to purchase an approximately 66,540 square foot property located at 410 Center Street, Los Angeles, CA pursuant to a lease between Bennett Greenwald, Trustee of the Bennett Greenwald Trust and Met...

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