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File #: 2021-0814   
Type: Contract Status: Consent Calendar
File created: 12/29/2021 In control: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting
On agenda: 5/26/2022 Final action:
Title: AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to: A. EXECUTE Modification No. 8 with ZEBGO Partners, JV, to continue technical consultant services for the Zero Emission Bus (ZEB) Program Master Plan and as needed tasks for ZE implementation support at the cost-plus fixed fee price of $3,500,624, increasing the Contract value from $7,139,376 to $10,640,000 thus allowing for an 18 month period of performance extension from June 30, 2022 to January 1, 2024; and B. INCREASE Contract Modification Authority by $350,062 for a total of $3,850,687 to facilitate the as needed tasks for ZE implementation support under Modification No. 8.
Sponsors: Operations, Safety, and Customer Experience Commit
Indexes: Air quality, Authorization, Board approved a Motion, Board approved Life-of-Project Budget, Bus Acquisitions, Capital Project, Capital Project Funds, Cleaning, Contracts, Division 09, El Monte, Electrification, Metro Busway G Line, Metro Busway J Line, Metro Divisions, Metro Orange Line, Motion / Motion Response, NextGen Bus Study, Plan, Procurement, Program, Renewable Natural Gas, Rolling stock, Zero Emission Bus (ZEB) Master Plan, Zero Emissions
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Board Motion 50, 2. Attachment B - Procurement Summary, 3. Attachment C - Contract Modification Change Order, 4. Attachment D - DEOD Summary
Meeting_Body
OPERATIONS, SAFETY AND CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE COMMITTEE
MAY 19, 2022
Subject
SUBJECT: PS51220, ZEBGO PARTNERS, JOINT VENTURE, ZERO EMISSIONS PROGRAM MASTER PLAN

Action
ACTION: APPROVE RECOMMENDATIONS

Heading
RECOMMENDATION
Title
AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to:

A. EXECUTE Modification No. 8 with ZEBGO Partners, JV, to continue technical consultant services for the Zero Emission Bus (ZEB) Program Master Plan and as needed tasks for ZE implementation support at the cost-plus fixed fee price of $3,500,624, increasing the Contract value from $7,139,376 to $10,640,000 thus allowing for an 18 month period of performance extension from June 30, 2022 to January 1, 2024; and

B. INCREASE Contract Modification Authority by $350,062 for a total of $3,850,687 to facilitate the as needed tasks for ZE implementation support under Modification No. 8.

Issue
ISSUE

Staff forecasts the completion of Phase 1 efforts within the current Not-To-Exceed (NTE) authorization and current period of performance expiring on June 30, 2022. Staff seeks to advance to Phase 2 of technical support by extension of the performance period and increasing modification authority to meet the 2030 Zero Emission goal set by the Board.

Background
BACKGROUND

In July 2017, the Board approved Motion #50 (Attachment A) by Directors Bonin, Garcetti, Najarian, Hahn, and Solis (with friendly amendments) to establish a working group and develop strategies for a master plan detailing the steps and costs associated with converting the Metro bus fleet to Zero Emission by 2030. The motion resulted in the contract authorization to award to ZEBGO a cost-plus/fixed fee contract to provide technical consulting support services to meet the 2030 motion. ZEBGO's focus has been primarily to assist Metro with Phase 1 of the conversion to ZEB; specifically, development of the 1st iteration of the Master Plan and support the conversion of the G & J lines ZEB service.

ZEBGO provides techni...

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