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Meeting Name: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/28/2016 9:00 AM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: One Gateway Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90012, 3rd Floor, Metro Board Room
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: 2016-01-28 RBM Minutes 2016-01-28 RBM Minutes  
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2015-1742 2.MinutesAPPROVE Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting held December 3, 2015.   Not available Not available
2015-1721 7.PolicyAPPROVE proposed Strategy for Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities Program, including: A. policy framework prompting local resolutions as a prerequisite for all partnership and support; B. authorization for staff to include Metro-specific components as described in individual project applications; and C. direct staff on various activities supporting capacity building and planning for AHSC competitiveness.   Not available Not available
2015-1739 8.ProgramAPPROVE proposed Urban Greening Implementation Action Plan.   Not available Not available
2015-1231 12.PolicyCONSIDER: A. ADOPTING the Investment Policy, Attachment B, including the addition of 2 new Investment options outlined in Attachment A; B. APPROVING the Financial Institutions Resolution authorizing financial institutions to honor signatures of LACMTA Officials, Attachment C; and C. DELEGATING to the Treasurer or his/her designees, the authority to invest funds for a one year period, pursuant to California Government Code Section 53607.   Not available Not available
2015-1730 19.ProgramAPPROVE technical comments on the Southern California Association of Governments’ (SCAG) Draft 2016 Regional Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy (RTP/SCS).   Not available Audio Audio
2015-1763 20.ProgramAPPROVE the inclusion of $350.0 million of Proposition C 25% funds (or other eligible funds as necessary) in the third decade of the Long Range Transportation Plan for the San Fernando Valley, Arroyo Verdugo, and Gateway subregions as replacement project credits for Measure R 20% highway funds now programmed (instead of the originally planned Proposition C 25%) on three projects: A. the I-5 North Capacity Enhancement (SR-134 to SR-170); B. the I-5 South Capacity Enhancement (I-605 to Orange County Line); and C. the I-5 South Carmenita Road Interchange.   Not available Audio Audio
2015-1656 21.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to execute Contract Modification No. 17 to Contract No. PS4340-1939 for the I-710 South Corridor Project with URS Corporation (an AECOM Entity) to provide professional services for an additional four month period in the not-to-exceed amount of $3,729,598, increasing the total contract value from $45,794,130 to $49,523,728.   Not available Not available
2015-1692 22.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to: A. EXECUTE Contract Modification No. 5 for Contract No. PS2415-3268, Van Nuys North Platform Project, with RailPros Inc. (Rail Pros), in the amount of $399,485 for Phase II bid support and additional engineering services, increasing the contract value from $3,176,169 to $3,575,654; and B. INCREASE Contract Modification Authority (CMA) specific to Contract No. PS2415-3268, Van Nuys North Platform Project, in the amount of $200,000, increasing the total CMA amount from $288,750 to $488,750. C. AMEND the FY16 annual budget by $599,485 representing current year costs of the contract modifications requested above.   Not available Not available
2015-1735 23.PolicyADOPT the ExpressLanes Toll Policy as shown in Attachment A.   Not available Audio Audio
2015-1733 24.ProgramAPPROVE the Metro ExpressLanes Round 2 Net Toll Revenue Grant Applications (Attachments B and C).   Not available Not available
2015-1329 29.ContractAUTHORIZE Contract Modification No. 32 (a.k.a. Contract Change Order, CCO 32) by Caltrans for Segment 3 construction contract of the I-5 North Capacity Enhancements project from SR-134 to SR-118 under the Funding Agreement No. MOU.P0008355/8501 A/A6, in the amount of $2,100,000 without an increase in the project budget or contract value.   Not available Not available
2015-1702 30.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to execute Change Modification No. 3 to Contract No. MC071, Westside Extension Support Team (West), to continue providing Construction Management Support Services (CMSS) through Fiscal Year 2017 for the Westside Purple Line Extension Section 1 Project, in an amount not-to exceed $23,413,832, increasing the total contract value from $21,001,079 to $44,414,911.   Not available Not available
2015-1594 31.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to execute Contract Modification No. 5 to Contract No. MC070, to Arcadis U.S., Inc., to continue providing Construction Management Support Services (CMSS) through June 30, 2017, for the Regional Connector Transit Corridor Project, in the amount of $18,494,981 increasing the total contract value from $17,135,690 to $35,630,671.   Not available Not available
2015-1759 32.ContractCONSIDER: A. INCREASING the Life of Project budget for Project 809081, Red Line Segment 2 Close-out in the amount of $336,697, increasing the previous authorization amount of $31,510,403 to $31,847,100; B. AMENDING the FY 16 budget to add $187,500 to Project 809081, Red Line Segment 2 Close-out; C. INCREASING the Life of Project budget for Project 809082, Red Line Segment 3 Close-out in the amount of $556,900, increasing the previous authorization amount of $3,639,000 to $4,195,900; and D. AMENDING the FY16 budget to add $62,500 to Project 809082, Red Line Segment 3 Close-out.   Not available Not available
2015-1157 37.BudgetCONSIDER: A. APPROVING a $19.9 million multi-year life-of-project budget for Union Station Capital Improvements project for Fire-Life-Safety (FLS) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance to acquire and install a back-up generator, to integrate safety, security and emergency lighting upgrades, to complete ADA retrofitting of Union Station West; and B. ADOPTING a Life-of-Project (LOP) budget for Los Angeles Union Station (LAUS) FLS/ADA compliance capital program improvements of $19.9 million for the following: 1. Emergency back-up generator and fire alarm system for $10.3M 2. Safety, security and emergency energy efficient lighting system for $3.8M 3. ADA compliance - ADA access retrofitting the historic Union Station for $5.8M.   Not available Not available
2015-1699 38.ContractAPPROVE the FY16 budget amendment of $42,900,000 for the acceleration of FTA Section 5307 Federal Funding for FY16 to support the 900 Bus Acquisition (project 201056).   Not available Not available
2015-1314 39.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to award a 24 month, firm fixed price contract under Bid Number SD17491 to Cummins Pacific the lowest responsive and responsible bidder for the procurement of 289 Natural Gas Fueled Heavy Duty Engines for an amount not to exceed $13,211,635.   Not available Not available
2015-1696 40.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to award a three-year firm fixed unit rate Contract No. OP4086600 for Uniform Rental Services with Prudential Overall Supply, for a not-to-exceed amount of $3,108,087.06 effective April 1, 2016 through March 31, 2019.   Not available Not available
2015-1316 41.ContractAWARD a not-to-exceed Contract under Bid No. IFB MA17204 to Worthington Cylinder, the lowest responsive and responsible bidder, for the procurement for Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity for Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fuel (cylinder) tanks for an amount not-to-exceed $1,462,181.00 inclusive of sales tax.   Not available Not available
2016-0066 43.Motion / Motion ResponseAPPROVE Motion by Directors Kuehl, Garcetti, Ridley-Thomas, Dupont-Walker and Bonin that the Chief Executive Officer: A. encourage Metro staff to volunteer for one of the Los Angeles County Homeless counting nights; B. provide tap cards for volunteers to ride our vehicles; C. encourage bus operators to share information with volunteers (locations where homeless are sleeping, bus schedules for next bus on that route, etc.); D. insure that all Metro facilities (stations, platforms etc.) are made available to Homeless Count Volunteers; E. instruct Metro staff to work with LAHSA staff to create a system for documenting homeless population sleeping on or in close proximity to bus benches, stops, stations, parking lots, etc; and F. continue to work closely with LAHSA to make Metro resources available (TAP cards, etc.) for future Homeless Counts.   Not available Not available
2015-1776 47.PlanA. ESTABLISHING Internal Savings Account to capture cost savings and revenues generated from RAM, including deposits from FY15 budget-to-actual savings and FY16 mid-year budget assessments; B. DIRECTING the CEO to implement all RAM new initiatives and deposit all cost savings and new revenues generated into the Internal Savings Account, as identified in Attachment B; C. DIRECTING the CEO to return to the Board on those initiatives requiring policy changes or Board action before implementing each initiative, as identified in Attachment B; and D. APPROVING Internal Savings Account eligible priority uses and withdrawal criteria guidelines, as identified in Attachment C. Quarterly updates and monitoring of the activities of the account will be provided to the Board. AMENDMENT: CEO will have authority to withdraw funds for eligible uses in the priority order specified. Withdrawal of funds by the CEO will be allowed if within current Board-approved budget authority and in accordance with agency policies. Use of funds not specified as eligible will require unanimous ¾ majority B   Not available Not available
2015-1796 48.PolicyA. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to negotiate salaries within the pay range for the following positions: 1. Chief Planning Officer, pay grade CC ($222,476 - $273,894 - $325,353) 2. Executive Director, Vendor/Contract Management, pay grade BB ($166,462 - $208,083 - $249,704) 3. Deputy Executive Officer, Goods Movement, pay grade H1T ($147,388 - $184,288 - $221,166) 4. Executive Officer, Diversity and Economic Opportunity, pay grade AA ($156,832 - $196,060 - $235,227) B. APPROVING interim pay for the Interim Chief Planning Officer, retroactive to December 24, 2015. C. AUTHORIZE the CEO to negotiate salaries within the pay range for all executive level positions that have been previously approved by the Board as amended to require Board notification.   Not available Not available
2015-1799 57.Informational ReportAWARD the third, and final, one-year option for year 2017 with Outfront Media’s revenue-generating bus and rail advertising contracts; a $24,000,000 fixed, guaranteed amount of revenue to be received from these agreements by Metro for calendar year 2017.   Not available Not available
2016-0063 3.Oral Report / PresentationReport by the Chair.   Not available Not available
2016-0064 4.Oral Report / PresentationReport by the Chief Executive Officer.   Not available Audio Audio
2015-1663 60.Oral Report / PresentationRECEIVE oral report on Los Angeles World Airports from Executive Director, Deborah Flint.   Not available Not available
2015-1306 13.ResolutionADOPT a resolution, Attachment A, that: A. AUTHORIZES the issuance of bonds by competitive sale to refund the Prop A Series 2008-A1, Series 2008-A2, Series 2008-A3 and Series 2008-A4 Bonds ("the 2008-A Bonds") in one or more transactions through August 31, 2016, consistent with the Debt Policy; B. APPROVES the forms of Notice of Intention to Sell Bonds, Notice Inviting Bids, Supplemental Trust Agreement, Bonds, and Preliminary Official Statement, all subject to modification as set forth in the resolution; and C. AUTHORIZES taking all action necessary to achieve the foregoing, including, without limitation, the further development and execution of bond documentation associated with the issuance of the bonds. (REQUIRES SEPARATE, SIMPLE MAJORITY BOARD VOTE.)   Not available Audio Audio
2015-1626 18.AgreementCONSIDER authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to execute a thirty year (30-year) License Agreement with Clear Channel Outdoor (“CCO”) for the installation and operation of a digital outdoor advertising structure at Division 11 located at 1011 Carson Street in Long Beach at a minimum annual lease rate of $120,000.   Not available Audio Audio
2015-1626 18.AgreementCONSIDER authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to execute a thirty year (30-year) License Agreement with Clear Channel Outdoor (“CCO”) for the installation and operation of a digital outdoor advertising structure at Division 11 located at 1011 Carson Street in Long Beach at a minimum annual lease rate of $120,000.   Not available Audio Audio
2015-1783 44.Informational ReportRECEIVE AND FILE report of the Customer Experience Technology Improvements.   Not available Audio Audio
2016-0057 58.Motion / Motion ResponseAPPROVE Motion by Directors Ridley-Thomas, Butts, Fasana and Antonovich that the Board of Directors direct the Chief Executive Officer to develop a “Metro Line to Goal Line” Task Force that is charged with identifying and addressing the variety of transit-related issues and opportunities associated with the imminent arrival of the Rams, and potentially the Chargers, to Los Angeles. The Chief Executive Officer should report to the Executive Committee in February 2016 with an initial scope of work (to include but not be limited to the issues outlined above) as well as the proposed membership of the Task Force, and thereafter report bi-monthly with a progress report.   Not available Not available
2016-0070 58.1Motion / Motion ResponseAPPROVE Motion by Directors Butts, Ridley-Thomas, Knabe, Fasana, Antonovich and Kuehl that the Board of Directors Amend Item 58 to: Instruct the Chief Executive Officer to expeditiously facilitate a Feasibility Study, followed by a Supplemental Environmental Impact Report (SEIR/SEIS) as deemed appropriate, for the Measure R South Bay Transit Corridor Rail Project focusing on an alignment extending from Florence Avenue in Inglewood to the City of Torrance, potentially along Prairie Avenue, as prescribed in Measure R. The cost for this work should come from Measure R Administrative funds; and Instruct the Chief Executive Officer to ensure that this alignment is considered as part of the “South Bay Transit Corridor Rail Project” within the Long Range Transportation Plan Update. MAYOR BUTTS AMENDMENT to amend this Motion to clarify that the purpose of the “Prairie Corridor” Feasibility study is to examine potential alternatives in and around the Prairie Corridor as it passes through the City of Inglewood and beyond to a “to-be-determined” terminus in the South Bay subregion and    Not available Audio Audio
2016-0067 59.Motion / Motion ResponseAPPROVE Motion by Directors Bonin and Kuehl that, upon completion of an environmental assessment, the CEO dedicate staff and resources to pursue re-use of the Site through Metro’s Joint Development program. In doing so, Metro shall pro-actively engage with the Venice community in developing design guidelines for the Site and shall require the selected developer to create a community engagement plan that provides for ongoing community and economic benefits for the Venice community.   Not available Audio Audio
2015-1559 61.Public HearingCONSIDER: A. HOLDING a public hearing on the proposed rescission of Resolution of Necessity; B. RESCINDING Resolution of Necessity authorizing the commencement of an eminent domain action to acquire a subsurface easement and a grouting easement in Project Parcels RC-449 and RC-449-1 (Assessor Parcel No. 5161-017-009); consisting of the real property (hereinafter the “Property”). (REQUIRES TWO-THIRDS VOTE)   Not available Audio Audio
2015-1662 62.Informational ReportRECEIVE AND FILE response to Motion #39 in September 2015 by Director Knabe on the San Pedro Red Car Line.   Not available Audio Audio
2016-0071 63.Motion / Motion ResponseMOTION by Directors Antonovich and Fasana that the Board directs the CEO to return within 60 days with a review of a potential north/south Metro express bus line linking the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension with other transit stations in the San Gabriel and Gateway Cities subregions, including but not limited to the El Monte Busway station; Metrolink San Bernardino, Riverside and Orange County Lines; Gold Line Eastside Extension, Long Beach Airport and Metro Green Line. We also move that the Board directs the CEO to develop a working group with the Councils of Government, stakeholder jurisdictions, Metro Service Councils and municipal operators within the San Gabriel Valley and Gateway Cities to provide input into the development of this service concept.   Not available Audio Audio
2016-0065 64.Oral Report / PresentationRECEIVE Annual State of the Agency Address from Chief Executive Officer, Phillip A. Washington.   Not available Audio Audio
2016-0069 65.Public HearingCLOSED SESSION: A. Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation - G.C. 54956.9(d)(1) 1. Today’s IV, Inc., v. LACMTA, USDC Case No. 2:13-CV-378-JAK-PLA 2. LACMTA v. Parsons-Dillingham, LASC Case No. BC150298 (Consolidated with Case No. BC179027 B. Conference with Real Property Negotiator - G.C. 54956.8 1. Property Description: 3839 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA Agency Negotiator: Carol A. Chiodo Negotiating Party: Duk Yang Family Trust, et al. Under Negotiation: Price and Terms 2. Property Description: 5630 Arbor Vitae Street, Los Angeles, CA 90045 Agency Negotiator: Velma C. Marshall Negotiating Party: SoCal Partners I Under Negotiation: Price and Terms 3. Property Description: 5630 Arbor Vitae Street, Los Angeles, CA 90045 Agency Negotiator: Velma C. Marshall Negotiating Party: DTG Operations, Inc. (Dollar Rent a Car) Under Negotiation: Price and Terms 4. Property Description: 5601 West Century Blvd., Los Angeles, CA Agency Negotiator: Velma C. Marshall Negotiating Party: LRW Century Investment, LLC Under Negoti   Not available Audio Audio