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File #: 2021-0490   
Type: Project Status: Consent Calendar
File created: 7/12/2021 In control: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting
On agenda: 9/23/2021 Final action: 9/23/2021
Title: AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to: A. INCREASE Contract Modification Authority (CMA) specific to Contract No. AE49369000 with Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. in the amount of $580,000, increasing the total authorized CMA amount from $676,889 to $1,256,889 to support the additional environmental technical work needed for the Final Environmental Impact Report (EIR); and B. INCREASE CMA specific to the On-Call Communications Bench Contract No. PS44432010 with The Robert Group - Task Order No. 09 in the amount of $380,000, increasing the total authorized CMA amount from $100,000 to $480,000 to implement additional community engagement activities to support the Final EIR, focusing outreach activities to better engage transit riders and equity focused communities.
Sponsors: Planning and Programming Committee
Indexes: Began Draft Environmental Impact Statement / Report, Brt Connector Red/Orange Line To Gold Line (Project), Burbank, Bus rapid transit, California Environmental Quality Act, Contracts, Eagle Rock, Environmental Impact Report, Glendale, Measure M, Metro Busway G Line, Metro Gold Line, Metro Orange Line, Metro Rail B Line, Metro Rail L Line, Metro Red Line, Metro Vision 2028 Plan, North Hollywood, North San Fernando Valley Transit Corridor, Outreach, Pasadena, Procurement, Project, San Fernando Valley Service Sector, Strategic planning, Transit buses, Westside/Central Service Sector
Attachments: 1. Attachment A-1 - Procurement Summary, 2. Attachment A-2 - Procurement Summary, 3. Attachment B-1 - Contract Modification Change Order Log, 4. Attachment B-2 - Contract Modification Change Order Log, 5. Attachment C-1 - DEOD Summary, 6. Attachment C-2 - DEOD Summary
Meeting_Body
PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE
SEPTEMBER 15, 2021

Subject
SUBJECT: NORTH HOLLYWOOD TO PASADENA BUS RAPID TRANSIT CORRIDOR PROJECT

Action
ACTION: APPROVE RECOMMENDATIONS

RECOMMENDATION

Title
AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to:

A. INCREASE Contract Modification Authority (CMA) specific to Contract No. AE49369000 with Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. in the amount of $580,000, increasing the total authorized CMA amount from $676,889 to $1,256,889 to support the additional environmental technical work needed for the Final Environmental Impact Report (EIR); and

B. INCREASE CMA specific to the On-Call Communications Bench Contract No. PS44432010 with The Robert Group - Task Order No. 09 in the amount of $380,000, increasing the total authorized CMA amount from $100,000 to $480,000 to implement additional community engagement activities to support the Final EIR, focusing outreach activities to better engage transit riders and equity focused communities.

Issue
ISSUE

At the May 2021 meeting, the Board approved the Proposed Project for the North Hollywood to Pasadena Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Corridor Project, including two design options for Colorado Boulevard in Eagle Rock, with the understanding that staff conduct additional stakeholder outreach and continue coordinating with the corridor cities before completing the Final EIR. Board action is required to increase the Contract Modification Authority (CMA) for the additional outreach and conceptual engineering and environmental work needed to evaluate additional design options, finalize the Proposed Project for completion of the Final EIR, and other work identified through these efforts to complete the environmental process.

Background
BACKGROUND

The North Hollywood to Pasadena BRT Corridor Project is a proposed 18.1-mile BRT transit corridor that would extend east from the North Hollywood Metro B/G Line (Red/Orange) Station to Pasadena City College (PCC). The study area serv...

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