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File #: 2021-0773   
Type: Program Status: Passed
File created: 11/26/2021 In control: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting
On agenda: 5/26/2022 Final action: 5/26/2022
Title: APPROVE: A. The California High Speed Rail Authority Project Management Funding Agreement (PMFA) in the amount of $423.335 million for the Link US Phase A Project and authorize the CEO to execute the Project Management Funding Agreement (PMFA) pursuant to Senate Bill 1029; and B. A Partial Preconstruction Phase Life of Project Budget in the amount of $297.818 million, including $121.382 million for the new Preconstruction Work and $176.436 million for work previously approved by the Board since 2015.
Sponsors: Construction Committee
Indexes: Agreements, Amtrak, Bids, Budget, Budgeting, California Environmental Quality Act, California High Speed Rail, California High Speed Rail Authority, California State Transportation Agency, City of Los Angeles, Construction, Contractors, Currency, Downtown Los Angeles, Elevators, Eric Garcetti, Escalators, Grant Aid, High speed rail, Link Union Station, Los Angeles To San Diego To San Luis Obispo, Los Angeles Union Station, Los Angeles-San Diego-San Luis Obispo (LOSSAN) Rail Corridor Agency, Maintenance, Maintenance practices, Metro Rail B Line, Metro Rail D Line, Metro Rail L Line, Metrolink, Motion / Motion Response, National Environmental Policy Act Of 1969, Operations and Maintenance, Partnerships, Program, Project, Project delivery, Project management, Proposition 1a, Rail transit, Railroad commuter service, Resolution, Southern California Regional Interconnector Project (Project), Strategic planning, Union Pacific Railroad
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - CHSRA Final Resolution Link US Phase A PMFA, 2. Attachment B - State DOF Proposition 1A Agreement Approval, 3. Attachment C - Lifecycle of CMGC Project Delivery Method, 4. Attachment D - Link US Partial Preconstruction LOP Budget, 5. Attachment E - Motion and Board Report on Delegated LOP Authority, 6. Presentation
Meeting_Body
REVISED
CONSTRUCTION COMMITTEE
MAY 19, 2022

Subject
SUBJECT: LINK UNION STATION PROJECT

Action
ACTION: APPROVE RECOMMENDATIONS

Heading
RECOMMENDATION
Title
APPROVE:

A. The California High Speed Rail Authority Project Management Funding Agreement (PMFA) in the amount of $423.335 million for the Link US Phase A Project and authorize the CEO to execute the Project Management Funding Agreement (PMFA) pursuant to Senate Bill 1029; and

B. A Partial Preconstruction Phase Life of Project Budget in the amount of $297.818 million, including $121.382 million for the new Preconstruction Work and $176.436 million for work previously approved by the Board since 2015.

Issue
ISSUE

The California High Speed Rail Authority Board of Directors unanimously approved the PMFA in the amount of $423.335 million for the Link US Phase A Project on April 27, 2022 pursuant to Senate Bill 1029. Subsequently, the California State Department of Finance approved the PMFA On May 11. 2022 pursuant to Chapter 152, Statues of 2012. Staff is requesting the Board to approve the PMFA for the Link US Phase A Project and authorize the CEO to execute the PMFA. Staff is also requesting approval of a Partial Preconstruction Life of Project Budget in the amount of $297.818 million, including $121.382 million of the new Preconstruction Work and previously board-approved pre-construction work totaling $176.426 million dating back to 2015.

Background
BACKGROUND

The Link Union Station (Link US) Project will transform how commuter and intercity rail operates in Southern California with run-through capability at Los Angeles Union Station (LAUS) providing one-seat rides from San Luis Obispo to San Diego, increasing commuter and intercity rail services by up to 60%, and accommodating future high-speed rail service. The Link US Project is planned to be implemented in two phases:

1. Phase A would include construction of the full viaduct structure over the US-101 freeway that acco...

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