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File #: 2021-0672   
Type: Contract Status: Passed
File created: 10/8/2021 In control: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting
On agenda: 12/2/2021 Final action: 12/2/2021
Title: CONSIDER: A. SEEKING scope of work modifications (Attachment D) to align with the move towards reimagining public safety; B. AUTHORIZING up to $75.2M for the remaining six months of the original contract inclusive of scope of work modifications; C. EXTENDING the contract for an additional six months (Jul-Dec 2022) with a 6-month option (Jan-Jun 2023) to allow PSAC recommendations to come forward to support the new procurement and timeline and award of the contract; and D. FUNDS for the extension will be requested during the FY23 budget process. HAHN AMENDMENT: The extension of a contract with any law enforcement agency shall be conditioned on that agency having an enforced COVID vaccination mandate. Report back in January 2022 on how to enforce the vaccine amendment and come back with a plan on how to move forward with the vaccination requirement. Additionally, report back in March 2022 regarding whether we can continue to contract with the Sheriff's Department.
Sponsors: Operations, Safety, and Customer Experience Commit
Indexes: Advertising, Assembly Bill 468, Budget, Budgeting, Contractors, Contracts, Customer Experience Plan, Homeless Outreach, Janice Hahn, Law enforcement, Long Beach, Long Beach Police Department, Los Angeles Police Department, Los Angeles Sheriffs Department, Non-contract, Partnerships, Police, Prevention, Procurement, Public Safety Advisory Committee, Public works, Safety, Safety and security, Safety programs, Security, Surveys, System safety, System Safety Program, Transit Homeless Action Plan, Transit safety, Transit System, Vaccination, Witnesses
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Procurement Summary, 2. Attachment B - Contract Modification/Change Order Log, 3. Attachment C - DEOD Summary, 4. Attachment D - SOW Modifications, 5. Attachment E - Public Safety Survey, 6. Attachment F - Multi-Agency Police Contract SOW Matrix, 7. Attachment G - Staff Recommendations, 8. Attachment H - PSAC Alternative Recommendations, 9. Attachment I - PSAC November 3rd Meeting Vote, 10. Attachment J - Safety Services provided by Law Enforcement Contractors, 11. Presentation, 12. Staff Report
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REVISED
OPERATIONS, SAFETY AND CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE COMMITTEE
NOVEMBER 18, 2021

Subject
SUBJECT: TRANSIT LAW ENFORCEMENT SERVICES

Action
ACTION: APPROVE CONTRACT VALUE INCREASE AND EXTENSION

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
CONSIDER:

A. SEEKING scope of work modifications (Attachment D) to align with the move towards reimagining public safety;

B. AUTHORIZING up to $75.2M for the remaining six months of the original contract inclusive of scope of work modifications;

C. EXTENDING the contract for an additional six months (Jul-Dec 2022) with a 6-month option (Jan-Jun 2023) to allow PSAC recommendations to come forward to support the new procurement and timeline and award of the contract; and

D. FUNDS for the extension will be requested during the FY23 budget process.

HAHN AMENDMENT: The extension of a contract with any law enforcement agency shall be conditioned on that agency having an enforced COVID vaccination mandate.

Report back in January 2022 on how to enforce the vaccine amendment and come back with a plan on how to move forward with the vaccination requirement. Additionally, report back in March 2022 regarding whether we can continue to contract with the Sheriff's Department.

Issue
ISSUE

To continue maintaining a consistent and reliable law enforcement presence and to ensure a safe and secure transit system for Metro passengers and employees, the multi-agency law enforcement services contracts need to be funded for the remaining six (6) months of the term of the contracts, January to June 2022.

The additional funds being requested are to replenish contract value available for general law enforcement services absorbed by unplanned expenses, which occurred in the early years of the contract. The additional $75,201,973 will fund services for the remaining six (6) months (January to June 2022) of the multi-agency law enforcement services contracts inclusive of a revised scope of work (Attachment D).

Given that the work with the P...

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