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Meeting Name: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/26/2016 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: 2016-05-26 RBM Minutes 2016-05-26 RBM Minutes  
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2016-0396 2.MinutesAPPROVE Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting held April 28, 2016.   Not available Not available
2016-0344 9.PlanADOPT the FY17 Proposed Audit Plan.   Not available Not available
2016-0329 12.ProgramAPPROVAL OF: A. CONSOLIDATING up to $96.0 million in repurposed Los Angeles County Federal transportation earmarks on State Route 71, freeing up a corresponding amount of funds for Los Angeles County sponsors; B. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to: 1. NEGOTIATE AND EXECUTE agreements with participating local agencies for the funds shown in Attachment A, so as to ensure that the exchanged funds being made available are properly administered, used in a timely fashion, and are expended within three years of executing the agreements; 2. PROVIDE 97% replacement funding to Los Angeles County project sponsors for repurposed federal earmarks from the local funds currently planned for State Route 71, unless the sponsor affirmatively opts out of the program by June 30, 2016; 3. Use three percent (3%) of the earmarked amount that LACMTA would retain to administer the exchange program; and C. CONSOLIDATING up to $2.4 million in potentially repurposed Metro-controlled Federal transportation earmarks to allocate on the Airport Metro Connector Project without freeing up an   Not available Not available
2016-0456 18.Motion / Motion ResponseAPPROVE Motion by Knabe that the MTA Board directs the CEO to complete the technical year completion date for the Airport Metro Connector Project, by adjusting the Expenditure Plan (including Attachment A to the March 24, 2016 report for Agenda Item 4.1, Groundbreaking Sequence) to correctly show 2021 - 2023 as the “Expected Completion Date 3-year Range, in order for Metro to commit to the calendar year 2023 delivery date.   Not available Not available
2016-0334 20.ContractAUTHORIZE the CEO to execute Contract Modification No. 24 to Contract No. E0119 with the Connector Partnership Joint Venture (CPJV) Inc. to continue providing Design Support Services during Construction through FY17 for the Regional Connector Transit Corridor Project (Project), in the amount of $5,565,000 increasing the total contract value from $62,742,374 to $68,307,374. This action does not increase Life of Project Budget.   Not available Not available
2016-0326 21.AgreementAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to execute Amendment No. 1 to the existing Memorandum of Understanding between Metro and the Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History, including the Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits, for the preservation and storage of paleontological and archaeological resources associated with the Westside Purple Line Extension Section 1 Project.   Not available Not available
2016-0101 22.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to execute: A. Modification No. 3 to Contract No. PS8610-2879, with Hill International, Inc. for Program Control Management and Support Services, to exercise the final one-year option thereby extending the period of performance from June 28, 2016 to June 28, 2017, and increase the total contract not-to-exceed amount $6,210,946 from $18,482,598 to $24,693,544; and B. individual Contract Work Orders (CWOs) and Contract Modifications within the Board approved not-to-exceed contract value.   Not available Not available
2016-0365 23.ContractAPPROVE: A. INCREASING the Life of Project budget for Project 809081, Red Line Segment 2 Close-out in the amount of $635,000 increasing the previous authorization amount of $31,847,1000 to $32,482,100; B. AMENDING the FY16 budget to add $635,000 to Project 809081, Red Line Segment 2 Close-out; C. INCREASING the Life of Project 809082, Red Line Segment 3 Close-out in the amount of $211,670, increasing the previous authorization amount of $4,195,900 to $4,407,570; and D. AMENDING the FY16 budget to add $211,670 to Project 809082, Red Line Segment 3 Close-out.   Not available Not available
2016-0283 26.AppointmentAPPROVE nominees for membership on Metro’s San Fernando Valley, San Gabriel Valley, and Westside Central Service Councils.   Not available Not available
2016-0357 30.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to award a firm fixed price Contract No. OP4978800, a sole source procurement, to American Power Systems, LLC. (APS), in the amount of $1,003,974, to furnish and install a replacement back-up power system for the Blue Line.   Not available Audio Audio
2016-0357 30.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to award a firm fixed price Contract No. OP4978800, a sole source procurement, to American Power Systems, LLC. (APS), in the amount of $1,003,974, to furnish and install a replacement back-up power system for the Blue Line.   Not available Audio Audio
2015-1785 31.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to award a firm fixed unit rate Contract No. OP4260900 for commercial and industrial door repair and preventive maintenance services with Specialty Doors + Automation, for a not-to-exceed amount of $1,116,405 for the three-year base period, $372,135 for the first option year, and $372,135 for the second option year, for a combined total of $1,860,675, effective July 1, 2016, through June 30, 2021.   Not available Not available
2016-0052 32.ContractAWARD a cost plus fixed fee contract for Technical Support Services for the Heavy Rail Vehicle (HRV) Acquisition, Contract No. OP16523-30433487, to LTK Engineering Services, in the not-to-exceed amount of $13,028,744 for a period of 62 months from issuance of a Notice-to-Proceed (NTP) for the 64 HRV Base Order.   Not available Not available
2016-0411 33.Motion / Motion ResponseAPPROVE Motion by Najarian that the Board direct the CEO to: A. create a comprehensive study of all communities/cities impacted by the BNSF locomotive noise factor; B. direct staff to work with Metrolink staff to prioritize those cities most in need of a quite-zone; and C. report back to the MTA Board in 90 days on the results of this study.   Not available Not available
2016-0360 37.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to execute Modification No. 13 to Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) No. PS2610LASD with the County of Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department (LASD) to provide law enforcement services for up to six (6) months for the period covering July 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016 in the amount of $56,296,146, thereby increasing the total contract value from $569,570,714 to $625,866,860.   Not available Not available
2016-0460 3.Oral Report / PresentationReport by the Chair.   Not available Audio Audio
2016-0461 4.Oral Report / PresentationReport by the Chief Executive Officer.   Not available Audio Audio
2016-0108 14.ProgramADOPT the Active Transportation Strategic Plan.   Not available Audio Audio
2016-0442 14.1Motion / Motion ResponseAPPROVE Motion by Garcetti, Bonin, Kuehl, Solis, DuBois and Najarian that the Board adopt the Active Transportation Strategic Plan (Item 14); and, WE FURTHER MOVE that the Board direct the CEO to: A. Designate streets within the Active Transportation Strategic Plan’s 661 transit station areas as the Countywide First-Last Mile Priority Network; B. To support regional and local transit ridership and facilitate build-out of the Countywide First-Last Mile Priority Network, including, but not limited to, ADA-compliant curb ramps, crosswalk upgrades, traffic signals, bus stops, carshare, bikeshare, bike parking, context-sensitive bike infrastructure (including Class IV and access points for Class I bike infrastructure), and signage/wayfinding: 1. Provide technical and grant writing support for local jurisdictions wishing to deliver First-Last Mile projects on the Countywide First-Last Mile Priority Network, including providing technical assistance and leadership to jurisdictions to help and encourage the implementation of subregional networks that serve the priority network;    Not available Not available
2016-0451 14.2Motion / Motion ResponseAPPROVE Motion by Butts, DuBois, Knabe and Solis to amend Motion 14.1 under subsection B-6 to specify that, henceforth, Metro would negotiate in a standardized MOU with the respective contributing jurisdiction(s) that up to 100% 50% of a local jurisdiction’s 3% local contribution can go towards underwriting ATP, First-Last Mile, bike and pedestrian and street safety projects that contribute to the accessibility and success of the stations in the respective jurisdictions. AMENDMENT by Solis to include Foothill Gold Line Phase 2B Extension to Claremont.   Not available Not available
2016-0116 15.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to award a one-year firm fixed price Contract No. AE470670022889 to Cityworks Design in the amount of $2,003,317 for the Rail to Rail Active Transportation Corridor Environmental Review, Clearance and Design - Segment A Project.   Not available Audio Audio
2016-0171 29.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to award contract No. PS21904205074 to Reliable Monitoring Systems (RMS), in the amount of $1,159,860, to provide a Gas Detection System (GDS) for Metro Red Line (MRL) and Metro Gold Line (MGL).   Not available Audio Audio
2016-0392 35.ProgramPROGRAM $600,000 in Measure R 3% Funds in the FY 17 budget for Metrolink Station Location Studies for the El Monte, Northridge and Rio Hondo Stations.   Not available Audio Audio
2016-0455 35.1Motion / Motion ResponseAMENDMENT by Solis and Garcetti that the MTA Board direct the CEO to program an additional $300,000 in Measure R 3% funds in the FY17 budget to include the feasibility of relocating the Montebello/Commerce Metrolink station to the Citadel Outlets as part of the Metrolink Stations Location Feasibility Studies.   Not available Not available
2016-0250 36.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to: A. ADOPT a Design Life of Project Budget for $11,078,366 for the I-210 Barrier Replacement Project to develop a Risk Assessment Study, Environmental Clearance and Final Design documents for future construction consideration; B. AMEND FY16 Budget by $553,918 and AMEND FY17 Proposed budget by $9,970,529 to fund aforementioned efforts; C. AWARD AND EXECUTE a fourteen-month labor hour Task Order No. 12 for Contract No. PS4730-3070. Highway Programs on-call support services, to CH2M Hill Inc. in an amount not-to-exceed $4,799,967 for Architectural and Engineering (A&E) services for the preparation of the Project Report and Environmental Documents (Categorical Exemption) and the Plans, Specifications and Estimates for the Metro Gold Line Interstate 210 Barrier Replacement; and D. EXECUTE Modification No.1 to Contract No. PS4730-3070 to increase the not-to exceed value by $4,799,967 from $10,000,000 to $14,799,967.   Not available Audio Audio
2016-0372 38.Public HearingAPPROVE: A. adopting the FY17 Budget as presented in the budget document (provided in a separate transmittal and posted on with the amendment of an additional -$5.3 million reduction as a reconciliation item to the proposed budget as shown on Attachment A; B. the Reimbursement Resolution declaring Metro’s intention to issue debt in FY17 for capital projects (provided in Attachment B). Actual debt issuance will require separate Board approval; C. an average 3% merit increase for non-represented employees which will be performance based; and D. an adjustment to management pay grades and salary bands for the top seven levels H1S through HFF to reflect typical market practice. There is no impact to the budget or to current employees’ salaries (see Attachment C).   Not available Audio Audio
2016-0391 39.Informational ReportRECEIVE AND FILE State and Federal Report.   Not available Audio Audio
2016-0393 40.Federal Legislation / State Legislation (Position)ADOPT staff recommended positions: A. AB 1640 (Stone) - Retirement: Public Employees WORK WITH AUTHOR B. AB 2542 (Gatto) - Streets And Highways: Reversible Lanes SUPPORT IF AMENDED C. SB 885 (Wolk) - Construction Contracts: Indemnity OPPOSE   Not available Audio Audio
2016-0333 41.ProgramADOPT the Universal College Student Transit Pass (U-Pass) Pilot Program.   Not available Audio Audio
2016-0337 42.Informational ReportRECEIVE AND FILE status report on the mission and progress of the Office of Extraordinary Innovation.   Not available Audio Audio
2016-0286 43.Informational ReportRECEIVE AND FILE the Chief Communications Officer’s Quarterly Report.   Not available Audio Audio
2016-0359 44.Informational ReportRECEIVE AND FILE Financial Forecasting Model Information for the Potential Ballot Measure Expenditure Plan.   Not available Audio Audio