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File #: 2022-0678   
Type: Contract Status: Passed
File created: 9/18/2022 In control: Operations, Safety, and Customer Experience Committee
On agenda: 11/17/2022 Final action: 12/1/2022
Title: AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to solicit competitive negotiations Request for Proposals (RFPs), pursuant to Public Contract Code (PCC) ?20217 and Metro's procurement policies and procedures for the midlife modernization of Metro's A650 Heavy Rail Vehicles (HRVs). (REQUIRES TWO-THIRDS VOTE OF THE FULL BOARD)
Sponsors: Operations, Safety, and Customer Experience Commit
Indexes: Bids, Budgeting, Contracts, Light rail vehicles, Procurement, Purchasing, Rail transit, Request For Proposal, Rolling stock, Safety, State Of Good Repair
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Metro EFC Map - 2022
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OPERATIONS, SAFETY, AND CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE COMMITTEE
NOVEMBER 17, 2022

Subject
SUBJECT: A650 HEAVY RAIL VEHICLE MIDLIFE MODERNIZATION

Action
ACTION: APPROVE RECOMMENDATION

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to solicit competitive negotiations Request for Proposals (RFPs), pursuant to Public Contract Code (PCC) ?20217 and Metro's procurement policies and procedures for the midlife modernization of Metro's A650 Heavy Rail Vehicles (HRVs).

(REQUIRES TWO-THIRDS VOTE OF THE FULL BOARD)
Issue
ISSUE

Staff has determined that the midlife modernized HRV solicitation constitutes a specialized rail transit equipment purchase. This determination renders it appropriate that the work to midlife and modernize the option order A650 HRVs may be procured by a competitively negotiated process in accordance with PCC ? 20217. PCC ? 20217 states that the Board, upon a finding by a two-thirds vote of all members, may find the competitive low bid procurement method is not adequate for the agency's needs and direct that the procurements be conducted through competitive negotiation. This competitive negotiation process is the same procurement model Metro used for previous new and midlife modernization rail vehicles procurement projects, including P3010 New LRVs Procurement, HR4000 New HRVs Procurement, P2000 LRV Midlife Modernization, and P2550 LRV Midlife Modernization projects.

Background
BACKGROUND

The existing Red/Purple Line fleets (A650) consist of 104 HRVs, a base order of 30 HRVs, and an option order of 74 HRVs. Metro accepted the base fleet between 1992 and 1993. The option fleet was accepted between 1997 and 1999. Based on a 30-year useful life, the base order HRVs are scheduled for retirement between 2022 and 2023, and the option order HRVs between 2027 through 2029.
In accordance with the Rail Fleet Management Plan (RFMP) FY2020-FY2040, the rail fleet will need to be expanded to accommodate anticipate...

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