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Meeting Name: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 12/1/2022 10:00 AM Minutes status: Draft  
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2022-0793 3.Oral Report / PresentationRECEIVE remarks by the Chair.   Not available Not available
2022-0794 4.Oral Report / PresentationRECEIVE report by the Chief Executive Officer.   Not available Not available
2022-0771 49.Informational ReportCONSIDER: A. RECEIVING AND FILING a report on Metro’s Transit and Intercity Rail Capital Program (TIRCP) Cycle 6 prioritized ranking of projects based on project readiness with an equity lens (Attachment A); and B. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to send a letter of support for the prioritized projects signed by all Board members.   Not available Not available
2022-0792 2.MinutesAPPROVE Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting held October 27, 2022.   Not available Not available
2022-0740 50.Fare / Tariff / Service ChangeCONSIDER: A. RECEIVING AND FILING comments from the public hearing conducted by the Board of Directors on Monday, November 14, 2022 (Attachment A & A1); B. ADOPTING Option 1 - a modified fare restructuring plan including fare capping, new fare pricing, and fare policy changes (Attachment B) (REQUIRES TWO-THIRDS VOTE OF THE BOARD); C. APPROVING the results of the fare equity analysis for the modified fare restructuring plan (Attachment C); D. ADOPTING resolution in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) finding that the purpose of the modified fare restructuring plan is to pay operating expenses (Attachment D); E. APPROVING the finding that the proposed fare restructuring plan is statutorily exempt from CEQA under Sections 21080(b)(8); F. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to file a CEQA Notice of Exemption (NOE) for the fare restructuring plan with the Los Angeles County Clerk; and G. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to extend the sale of promotional passes at 50% of the cost of full price passes through June 30, 2023, as a continuation    Not available Not available
2022-0528 48.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to award Task Order No. 1 under the Communications Support Services Bench Contract No. PS85397007 in the amount of $6,753,722.52 to Lee Andrews Group to provide Street Teams, Community Based Intervention Specialists, and Program Administration through the end of June 30, 2023. Subject to the resolution of any properly submitted protest(s).   Not available Not available
2022-0802 5.Oral Report / PresentationRECEIVE remarks from Board Members.   Not available Not available
2022-0820 51.Motion / Motion ResponseAPPROVE Motion by Directors Garcetti and Solis that the Board authorize the CEO to enter into funding agreements and/or other administrative agreements with the City of Los Angeles, as necessary, to fund environmental, design, pre-construction, and other project development activities for the Arts District/6th Street Station from the City of LA’s share of the Central City Area’s SEP portion.   Not available Not available
2022-0788 26.Motion / Motion ResponseAPPROVE Motion by Directors Hahn, Najarian, Dutra, Sandoval, and Butts that consistent with the November 8, 2022 Board Box, direct the Chief Executive Officer to adopt as policy that: A. consistent with Metro’s Transit Oriented Communities (TOC) Policy, Metro property may only be included in LA County’s Land Bank Pilot Program so long as it is done in coordination with local jurisdictions.; and B. due to the timing and limitations of Metro’s land acquisition process, Metro shall not formally partner with LA County on a programmatic level to acquire properties for or lead aspects of the County’s Land Bank Pilot Program.   Not available Not available
2022-0781 7.PlanAPPROVE the 2028 Games Mobility Concept Plan - 2022 Prioritized Mobility Concept Plan Project List (Attachment A).   Not available Not available
2022-0585 8.ProgramCONSIDER: A. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to execute an Option Agreement with East Los Angeles Community Corporation (Developer or ELACC) for the ground lease of Metro-owned property at 2400 E. 1st Street in Boyle Heights (Project Site); B. ADOPTING findings that the Peabody Werden House (Project) restoration and rehabilitation is categorically exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act, Cal. Pub. Res. Code §§ 21000 et seq. (CEQA) pursuant to Section 21084 of the California Public Resource Code and the following sections of the CEQA Guidelines, each of which provides separate and independent bases for exemption: (i) Sections 15301(d), (n), and (p) (existing facilities); (ii) Section 15302(c) (replacement or reconstruction of existing facilities involving negligible or no expansion of capacity); (iii) Section 15325(e) (transfers of ownership in the land to preserve existing natural conditions and historical resources); and (iv) Section 15332 (in-fill development projects); and C. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to file a Notice of Exemption for the Pr   Not available Not available
2022-0647 9.ContractCONSIDER: A. RECEIVING AND FILING update on Phase 1 of the ESFVTC Shared ROW Study; and B. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to execute Modification No. 2 for Optional Phase 2 of Task Order No. PS80628-5433000 to Mott MacDonald for professional services for Supplemental Analysis on the East San Fernando Valley Transit Corridor (ESFVTC) from Sylmar/San Fernando to Van Nuys Boulevard (Shared ROW Study) in the amount of $1,463,005, increasing the task order value from $343,218 to $1,806,223, and extending the period of performance from December 30, 2022, to June 30, 2024.   Not available Not available
2022-0659 10.ProgramCONSIDER: A. APPROVING the Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 Solicitation for Proposals for up to $13,845,982 in funds under the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Section 5310 Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Program; and B. ALLOCATING $14,748,981 in FTA Section 5310 funds for Access Services as identified by the FY 2023 funding allocation process for traditional capital projects to support complementary paratransit service required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990.   Not available Not available
2022-0661 11.ContractAPPROVE the Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 Solicitation for Proposals for up to $7,865,833 in funds available to Metro through the State of California’s Access for All Program.   Not available Not available
2022-0683 12.AgreementAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer or her designee to: A. PROCEED with property acquisition and negotiation related activities in support of the Chatsworth Station Improvements, El Monte Siding Extension, Marengo Siding Extension, and Burbank Junction Speed Improvements Metrolink SCORE Phase 1 Program capital projects within Los Angeles County (SCORE Projects); B. EXECUTE funding agreements with SCRRA in the amount of $4,177,500 for the SCORE Projects; and, C. NEGOTIATE AND EXECUTE all necessary agreements and/or amendments with SCRRA for Metro support associated with the SCORE Projects.   Not available Not available
2022-0695 13.ProjectCONSIDER: A. APPROVING the Transportation Communication Network (TCN) Project; B. CERTIFYING, in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), the Final Environmental Impact Report (Final EIR) for the Transportation Communication Network, if the Board concludes that it satisfies the requirements of CEQA and reflects the Board’s independent judgment following CEQA Guidelines, section 15090; C. ADOPTING, in accordance with CEQA, the: 1. Findings of Fact; 2. Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program; and D. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to file a Notice of Determination with the Los Angeles County Clerk and the State of California Clearinghouse.   Not available Not available
2022-0733 14.ResolutionAPPROVE the All-Hazard Mitigation Plan Resolution in Attachment A that: A. ADOPTS the Metro 2022 All-Hazards Mitigation Plan in Attachment B; B. AUTHORIZES the Emergency Management Department to forward the resolution of adoption to FEMA for issuance of the Final Letter of Approval. Upon receipt, the Final Letter of Approval will be included in the Final Plan; and C. AUTHORIZES the Emergency Management Department, in collaboration with Countywide Planning and Development, to pursue FEMA preparedness grant funding to support all Metro departments and collaborative stakeholders.   Not available Not available
2022-0504 15.ProgramCONSIDER: A. APPROVING the Transit Oriented Communities Economic Development Program (EDP) and $5 million for the implementation of the Transit Oriented Communities Economic Development Investment Fund (“Fund”) with disbursement contingent upon the Metro Board of Directors (Board) approval of the Fund Guidelines; and B. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer or designee to enter into multiple agreements with financial institutions, the State of California, County of Los Angeles, cities, and other eligible entities to contribute to the Fund.   Not available Not available
2022-0578 16.ProjectCONSIDER: A. RECEIVING AND FILING: 1. The North San Fernando Valley (NSFV) Transit Corridor environmental study findings per Senate Bill 288 Statutory Exemption requirements; and 2. The outreach summary report for community meetings and stakeholder briefings conducted throughout spring to fall 2022; B. APPROVING the Proposed Measure M NSFV Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Network Improvements Project for implementation; C. APPROVING the finding that the Proposed Project is statutorily exempt from CEQA under Sections 21080.19 and 21080.25(b); and D. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to file a CEQA Notice of Exemption (NOE) for the Project with the Los Angeles County Clerk.   Not available Not available
2022-0684 17.ContractCONSIDER: A. APPROVING the Lambert Station in the City of Whittier the terminus for the 9 miles Eastside Transit Corridor Phase 2 project and authorizing the preparation of the final Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the full project through California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA); B. APPROVING the Locally Preferred Alternative (LPA) as Alternative 3: IOS Greenwood, between the existing terminus of Metro L (Gold) Line to Greenwood Station; with design options for Atlantic/Pomona (open underground station) and Greenwood Station (at-grade) and a Maintenance and Storage Facility (at-grade) located in the city of Montebello; and C. APPROVING the results of the Title VI Equity Analysis: Siting and Location of Maintenance and Storage Facility Sites for the Eastside Transit Corridor Phase 2 project; D. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to execute Modification No. 22 to Contract No. PS4320-2003 with CDM Smith/AECOM Joint Venture (JV) Technical and Outreach Services to reinitiate the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) environmental clearance process in the amount of $4   Not available Not available
2022-0722 18.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to: A. EXECUTE Contract Nos. AE89212000 with HDR Engineering, Inc.; AE89212001 with HNTB Corporation; AE89212002 with Parsons Transportation Group; AE89212003 with TranSystems Corporation; and AE89212004 with WSP USA, Inc., respectively, for Multimodal Highway Program and Project Delivery Support Services and other related work, for a three-year base period for an aggregate not-to-exceed amount of $55,000,000 and one, one-year option term for a not-to-exceed amount of $5,000,000, for a total not-to-exceed amount of $60,000,000, subject to resolution of properly submitted protest(s), if any; and B. EXECUTE Task Orders within the approved not to exceed cumulative value.   Not available Not available
2022-0752 21.ProjectCONSIDER: A. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to replace lapsed Proposition 1B California Transit Security Grant Program funds up to a maximum of $32.2 million with Proposition C 5% Security funds for the Metro Center Project; and B. REPORTING back with the findings of the special review by Management Audit Services (MAS).   Not available Not available
2022-0699 22.Informational ReportRECEIVE AND FILE Metro’s Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) Five-Year Implementation Plan, included as Attachment A.   Not available Not available
2022-0726 24.Informational ReportCONSIDER: A. RECEIVING the State and Federal Legislative Report; B. ADOPTING the proposed 2023 Federal Legislative Program as outlined in Attachment A; and C. ADOPTING the proposed 2023 State Legislative Program as outlined in Attachment B.   Not available Not available
2022-0637 27.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to: A. AWARD and EXECUTE Contract No. PS77530 for CEQA/NEPA and Environmental Compliance Services with ICF Jones & Stokes, Inc. for a five (5) year contract inclusive of three (3) base years with an initial amount not-to-exceed $14,166,384.73; with two one-year options for a not-to-exceed amount of $1,924,174.53 and $1,760,892.27 respectively, for a total not-to-exceed amount of $17,851,451.53; subject to the resolution of any properly submitted protest; and . B. AWARD and EXECUTE individual Contract Work Orders and Task Orders within the total approved not-to-exceed funding limit of $14,166,384.70.   Not available Not available
2022-0640 28.Informational ReportAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to: A. AMEND the Life of Project Budget (LOP) for Soundwall Package 10 Highway Project (Project) by $21,682,694 from $50,862,000 to $72,544,694, using the fund sources from the soundwall program as summarized in Attachment A consistent with the provisions of the Board-adopted Measure R and Measure M Unified Cost Management Policy (Attachment B); and B. AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to negotiate and execute project related agreements, including contract modifications, up to the authorized Life-of-Project budget.   Not available Not available
2022-0696 29.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to Execute Modification No. 8 to the Business Interruption Fund (BIF) Administration Services Contract No. PS56079000 with Pacific Coast Regional Small Business Development Corporation (PCR) in the amount of $798,631 increasing the contract value from $3,405,161 to $4,203,792 to continue to serve as the fund administrator for Metro’s Pilot BIF and extend the period of performance from May 1, 2023 to October 31, 2023.   Not available Not available
2022-0472 30.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to award a firm fixed price Contract No.PS87006000 to Kimley-Horn for the design, development, and implementation of a wireless cloud-based transit signal priority (TSP) system on NextGen Tier One network in the City of Los Angeles for a total contract amount of $5,668,680, subject to resolution of properly submitted protest(s), if any.   Not available Not available
2022-0524 31.PlanAPPROVE the updated PTASP (version 1.2), which documents Metro’s processes and activities related to Safety Management System (SMS) implementation in compliance with Federal and State regulations (Attachment A).   Not available Not available
2022-0649 32.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to award a five-year, firm fixed unit rate Contract No. OP75359-2000 to Rentokil North America, Inc. dba Isotech Pest Management to provide bus pest control services for an amount not-to-exceed $4,917,442, effective December 2022, subject to the resolution of protest(s), if any.   Not available Not available
2022-0678 33.ContractAUTHORIZE 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)   Not available Not available
2022-0719 34.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to award a five-year, firm-fixed unit rate Contract No. PS83011000 to Canon Solutions America, Inc. to provide managed print and digital copy services Metro-wide for an amount not-to-exceed $3,620,673, effective March 1, 2023, subject to resolution of protest(s), if any.   Not available Not available
2022-0262 35.PolicyADOPT the 2022 Transit Service Policy (Attachment A).   Not available Not available
2022-0760 36.PolicyADOPT the Manufacturing Careers Policy (MCP), to administer the United States Employment Program (USEP) for federally funded Rolling Stock contracts and the Local Employment Program (LEP) for non-federally funded Rolling Stock Contracts (Attachment A).   Not available Not available
2022-0730 37.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to award two indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) firm fixed unit rate contracts for RFP No MA91724 for the refurbishment of various seat inserts, as follows: A. Contract No. MA91724000 to Molina Manufacturing to provide vinyl seat refurbishment for Element A - NABI composite buses and Element C - Contracted Services buses. The contract not-to-exceed amount is $978,873.26, effective December 1, 2022, through November 30,2025, subject to resolution of protest(s), if any. B. Contract No. MA91724001 to Louis Sardo Upholstery, Inc. to provide vinyl seat refurbishment for Element B - P3010 light rail vehicles. The contract not-to-exceed amount is $1,868,836.50, effective December 1, 2022, through November 30, 2025, subject to resolution of protest(s), if any.   Not available Not available
2022-0665 38.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to award a three-year, Firm Fixed Price Contract No. DR84996000 to Neology, Inc., the lowest cost responsive and responsible bidder, to furnish FasTrak 6C Electronic Toll Collection transponders, and supporting accessory materials and services, in the total Contract amount of $12,380,190, inclusive of all applicable taxes and fees, subject to resolution of any properly submitted protest(s), if any.   Not available Not available
2022-0677 41.ContractAUTHORIZE 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 acquisition of new Heavy Rail Vehicles (HRVs). (REQUIRES TWO-THIRDS VOTE OF THE FULL BOARD)   Not available Not available
2022-0789 46.Motion / Motion ResponseAPPROVE Motion by Directors Krekorian, Garcetti, Barger, Najarian, Sandoval, and Mitchell that direct the Chief Executive Officer or her designee to report back in 90 days on the potential consolidation of all of Metro’s phone applications (including Bike Share, Metro Micro, Tap app, rail information, parking availability at Metro lots, MetroTransit, Transit Watch, etc.) into one single Metro App, including (i) what steps would be required to consolidate all current applications to one single application; (ii) an estimate of costs and savings that would result from such consolidation and any indirect financial impacts and benefits; and (iii) a proposed timeline for completion of such consolidation. WE FURTHER MOVE to direct the CEO or her designee, in considering the potential new consolidated application, to assume it should include at least the following attributes: 1. A user-friendly interface for easy use; 2. The opportunity for revenue generation by marketing Metro’s services through the consolidated application; 3. Two way communication capabilities that could allow: a. Cus   Not available Not available
2022-0801 47.ResolutionCONSIDER making the following findings: Pursuant to AB 361, the Metro Board, on behalf of itself and other bodies created by the Board and subject to the Ralph M. Brown Act, including Metro’s standing Board committees, advisory bodies, and councils, finds: The Metro Board has reconsidered the circumstances of the state of emergency, and that: A. The state of emergency continues to directly impact the ability of the members to meet safely in person, and B. State or local officials continue to impose or recommend measures to promote social distancing. Therefore, all such bodies will continue to meet via teleconference subject to the requirements of AB 361.   Not available Not available
2022-0800  Informational ReportRECEIVE General Public Comment   Not available Not available