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Meeting Name: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting Agenda status: Final Revised
Meeting date/time: 10/27/2016 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: 2016-10-27 RBM Minutes 2016-10-27 RBM Minutes  
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2016-0796 2.MinutesAPPROVE Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting held September 22, 2016.   Not available Not available
2016-0759 7.Informational ReportCONSIDER: A. HOLDING a public hearing on the proposed TAP only fare payment for All Door Boarding on the Silver Line; and B. APPROVING TAP as the only valid fare payment option for All Door Boarding on the Silver Line (Line 910/950)   Not available Not available
2016-0614 10.ContractAPPROVE: A. EXTENDING the Downtown Los Angeles Pilot for a period of 5 years. B. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to exercise options and execute Modification No. 4 to Contract No. PS272680011357 with Bicycle Transit Systems, Inc. to account for an accelerated schedule for the implementation and operation of the Metro Countywide Bike Share expansion in Downtown Los Angeles for an additional 5 years and in Venice, Pasadena, and the Port of Los Angeles for 6 years in the firm fixed amount of $42,618,583, increasing the total contract value from $11,174,329 to $53,792,912 as follows: 1. Extending Downtown Los Angeles Pilot in the amount of $19,658,911 2. Expansion to Venice in the amount of $5,069,606 3. Expansion to Pasadena in the amount of $12,908,510 (inclusive of an initial two-year pilot for $4,731,689 plus options for four additional years) 4. Expansion to the Port of Los Angeles in the amount of $4,907,529 5. Implementing GPS equipment in bicycles to support Countywide modeling efforts in the amount of $74,027 C. AUTHORIZING the Life of Project bud   Not available Not available
2016-0730 12.ProgramCONSIDER: A. APPROVING programming of up to $17.233 million from fiscal year (FY) 2016 Federal Department of Homeland Security Transit Security Grant Program (TSGP) and State Proposition 1B California Transit Security Grant Program funds that are available for eligible capital transit projects, as shown in Attachment A; B. AMENDING the FY 2017 budget to add $1.13 million in revenues and expenditures to begin implementing the recommended TSGP project shown in Attachment A; and C. ADOPTING the required FY 2016 resolution, as shown in Attachment B, authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to execute any actions necessary for obtaining state financial assistance that the California Office of Emergency Services may provide.   Not available Not available
2016-0762 13.ResolutionAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to ADOPT: A. the attached resolution (Attachment A) authorizing the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) or the CEO’s Designee to negotiate, execute, and file federal, state, regional and local funding documents for Board-approved projects and activities. B. the attached resolution (Attachment B) authorizing the CEO or the CEO’s Designee to execute and file Federal Transit Administration funding documents for Board-approved projects and activities.   Not available Not available
2016-0720 17.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to award to MARRS Services, Inc. a three-year cost-plus fixed fee Contract No. PS601800026331 for Construction Management Support Services for Metro Bus Projects with the most qualified firm in the amount not to exceed $3,000,000, for a base term of three years plus two one-year options, subject to resolution of protest(s), if any.   Not available Not available
2016-0746 18.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to execute Contract Modification No. 60 to Contract No. PS43502000 with Parsons Brinckerhoff (PB) to provide continued design support services during construction for Section 2 of the Westside Purple Line Extension Project, from November 2016 through June 2018, in an amount not-to-exceed $9,551,411 increasing the total contract value from $189,870,354 to $199,421,765.   Not available Not available
2016-0814 19.Informational ReportAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to negotiate and execute Modification No. 73 to Contract No. C0980, with Regional Connector Constructors, to Revise Construction Sequencing and Allow for Earlier Retrieval of the Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM), within a not-to-exceed amount of $3,700,000 increasing the total contract price from $995,188,519 not-to-exceed $998,888,519. This action does not increase the life-of-project budget.   Not available Not available
2016-0765 20.ContractCONSIDER AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to: A. AWARD a two-year, firm fixed price Contract No. PS2890900 to Del Richardson & Associates, Inc. for professional services to operate the Metro Pilot Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project Business Solution Center (BSC) in the amount of $849,008 for the two-year period, subject to resolution of protest(s), if any; and B. AMEND the FY17 budget in the amount of $380,000 to fund the award of Contract No. PS2890900 for professional services to operate the pilot BSC.   Not available Not available
2016-0659 21.AppointmentAPPROVE nominees for membership on Metro’s Service Councils.   Not available Not available
2016-0448 26.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to execute Modification No. 5 for Contract No. OP31202523 with Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company to extend bus tire leasing and maintenance services for up to twelve (12) months, for the period covering December 1, 2016 through November 30, 2017, in an amount not to exceed $7,951,670, increasing the total not to exceed contract amount from $41,138,647 to $49,090,317.   Not available Not available
2016-0628 27.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to execute Modification No. 1 to Contract No. OP31203099 to exercise the two, one-year options, with Hazardous Technologies Inc., for liquid waste removal services, in the total amount of $1,617,800 increasing the total contract value from $2,434,400 to $4,052,200 and extend the contract term from November 1, 2016 to October 31, 2018.   Not available Not available
2016-0658 28.PolicyADOPT the findings of a Title VI Triennial Review of FTA required service standards that found no disparate impact in the attainment of service standards relative to minority and non-minority services operated by Metro. This review was conducted for Metro bus and rail service during the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2016: A. Finding that the Metro bus system conforms to the adopted Bus Passenger Loading Standards and results in no disparate impact on minorities. The Rail Passenger Loading Standards cannot accurately be determined, due to the Metro Rail ridership data collection methodology. It relies on a limited number of staff counting the boarding and alighting passengers while riding a limited number of rail cars. (Attachment A); and B. Finding that the Metro bus system and rail system conform to the adopted Headway Standards and result in no disparate impact. (Attachment B); and C. Finding that while Metro bus lines are not in conformance with the adopted In-Service On-Time Performance Standards (ISOTP) of 80%, there was no disparate impact. The system wide average bu   Not available Not available
2016-0721 29.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to award a firm fixed unit rate Contract No. OP5608900 for tree trimming services throughout Metro bus and rail facilities, excluding Metro Orange Line covered under a separate maintenance contract, with Great Scott Tree Service Inc., the lowest, responsive and responsible bidder, for a not-to-exceed amount of $923,040 for the three-year base period inclusive of as-needed services, and $299,930 for each of the two, one-year options, for a combined total of $1,522,900, effective January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2021, subject to resolution of protest(s), if any.   Not available Audio Audio
2016-0728 30.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to award a firm fixed unit rate Contract No. OP6092200 for the Metro Red/Purple Line Tunnel Washing services with Parkwood Landscape Maintenance Inc., the lowest, responsive and responsible bidder, for a not-to-exceed amount of $2,541,217 for the five year period, effective December 1, 2016, subject to resolution of protest(s), if any.   Not available Not available
2016-0729 31.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to award a firm fixed unit rate Contract No. OP6201700 for uniform rental services with UniFirst Corporation, for a not-to-exceed amount of $2,528,837.41 for the three-year base period and $2,528,837.41 for the one, three year option, for a combined total of $5,057,674.82 effective November 1, 2016 through October 31, 2022, subject to resolution of protest(s), if any.   Not available Not available
2016-0711 32.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to award and execute a five-year, firm fixed unit rate Contract No. OP608960027253 to Axiom xCell Inc., for services related to the processing, adjudication and collection of transit and parking citations in an amount not-to-exceed $1,586,533 effective January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2021, subject to resolution of protest(s), if any.   Not available Audio Audio
2016-0743 39.ProjectAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to execute two five-year lease agreements (“Lease Agreements”), including an additional five (5) year option, with Peggy Nairn, dba Penny and Peggy Nairn 24-Hour Child Care, Inc., (“Nairn”) to develop, finance, and operate two childcare facilities in Metro-owned buildings located in Chatsworth and Sylmar, at a first year annual lease amount of sixty thousand dollars ($60,000) and forty-eight thousand dollars ($48,000), respectively, which are subject to an annual increase the second year to seventy-two thousand dollars ($72,000) and sixty thousand dollars ($60,000) respectively and annual adjustments based on Consumer Price Index (CPI) thereafter.   Not available Not available
2016-0584 40.ProgramADOPT the Title VI Program Update presented in Attachments A and B.   Not available Not available
2016-0642 41.Informational ReportCONSIDER: A. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to exercise Option 4.4, Additional Year of Operation and Maintenance (O&M) - Year 4, Modification No. 71 for Contract No. PS0922102333 with Atkinson Contractors, LP (Atkinson) for Metro ExpressLanes Operation and Maintenance in the amount of $3,096,000, increasing the total Contract price from $136,236,656 to $139,332,656. B. AUTHORIZING the CEO to execute Contract Modification No. 72 for additional O&M Support Costs for Option Year 4 in the amount of $12,636,000, increasing the total contract price from $139,332,656 to $151,968,656. C. AUTHORIZING the CEO to negotiate and execute Contract Modification No. 73 for Additional Transponders in the amount not-to-exceed $12,200,000, increasing the total contract price from $151,968,656 to $164,168,656; and D. APPROVING an increase in Contract Modification Authority (CMA) for Contract No. PS0922102333, to Atkinson in the amount of $29,216,913 increasing the total CMA from $78,138,041 to $107,354,954 to cover the costs of the recommended Contract Modifications above, and    Not available Not available
2016-0838 43.Motion / Motion ResponseAPPROVE Motion by Directors Ridley-Thomas, Fasana, Bonin and Dupont-Walker that the Board of Directors direct the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to dedicate up to $1.2M towards the deployment of two or more multidisciplinary homeless outreach teams that are dedicated exclusively to the Metro system, take all actions necessary to transfer the funds to the County of Los Angeles to administer the program in coordination with the implementation of the Countywide Homeless Strategy Initiative, and report back to the Board of Directors during the FY17/18 budget cycle on whether ongoing funds for this initiative are warranted and recommended.   Not available Not available
2016-0848 3.Oral Report / PresentationReport by the Chair.   Not available Audio Audio
2016-0849 4.Oral Report / PresentationReport by the Chief Executive Officer.   Not available Audio Audio
2016-0607 6.ResolutionADOPT a Resolution that: A. AUTHORIZES the negotiated bond sale and issuance of up to $600 million of bonds (Measure R Senior Sales Tax Revenue Bonds, 2016) in one or more series, to finance capital projects and to repay outstanding short-term revolving debt; B. APPROVES the forms of the supplemental trust agreement, continuing disclosure certificate, preliminary official statement and such other documents as required for the issuance of the bonds, and approves related documents on file with the Board Secretary as set forth in the resolution all as subject to modification as set forth in the Resolution; C. APPROVES the form of the bond purchase contract on file with the Board Secretary, that will be entered into with the underwriters as listed in Attachment B hereto; and D. AUTHORIZES taking all action necessary to achieve the foregoing, including, without limitation, the further development and execution of the bond purchase contract and bond documentation associated with the issuance of the Measure R 2016 Bonds. (REQUIRES SEPARATE, SIMPLE MAJORITY BOARD VOTE.)   Not available Audio Audio
2016-0284 9.Motion / Motion ResponseAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to: A. CONDUCT a study for providing up to two additional stations in the City of Glendale and up to two additional stations in the City of Los Angeles as well as providing increased train service throughout the day from Union Station to the City of Burbank with opportunities to include expanded service to the Antelope Valley as a first step in examining increased rail connectivity in the Los Angeles, Glendale and Burbank Corridor. Additional stations would need to be spaced appropriately and limited so as not to severely affect travel time for those travelling beyond Burbank to the outer terminus of the lines in Ventura and the Antelope Valley; B. PROGRAM AND AMEND the FY 17 budget to add $900,000 in Measure R Commuter Rail service funds to conduct this study; and C. INVENTORY the options for increasing the City of Glendale’s access to the Regional Transit System given the existing baseline Metrolink and future High Speed Rail service. This inventory will examine the existing infrastructure, planned and funded projects and poten   Not available Audio Audio
2016-0649 11.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to: A. EXECUTE Modification No. 13 to Contract No. PS10-4320-2618 with HDR Engineering, Inc. to prepare the Draft and Final Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Restoration of Historic Streetcar Service in Downtown Los Angeles, in the firm fixed amount of $361,149, increasing the total contract value from $3,075,793 to $3,436,942; and B. INCREASE Contract Modification Authority (CMA) specific to Contract No. PS10-4320-2618 in the amount of $200,000, increasing the total authorized CMA amount from $476,000 to $676,000 to support potential additional environmental assessment work.   Not available Audio Audio
2016-0706 14.Informational ReportRECEIVE AND FILE report on Metro’s Program Management Plan.   Not available Audio Audio
2016-0610 16.ContractCONSIDER: A. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to execute a nine-year cost-plus fixed fee contract plus two one-year options, Contract No. AE5818600MC072-PLE2, to Purple Line 2 CM Partners, a Joint Venture to provide Construction Management Support Services in an amount not-to-exceed $8,890,488 through Fiscal Year 2018, subject to resolution of protest(s), if any; and B. ESTABLISHING Contract Modification Authority for 15% of the not-to-exceed contract award value and authorize the CEO to execute individual Contract Modifications within the Board approved Contract Modification Authority.   Not available Audio Audio
2016-0742 22.Motion / Motion ResponseRECEIVE AND FILE informational report in response to Board Motion on Line 501 to present proposed marketing plan, improved span of service and a temporary reduction in fare.   Not available Audio Audio
2016-0852 42.Motion / Motion ResponseAPPROVE Motion by Directors Garcetti, Krekorian and Antonovich that the Board direct the CEO to report back on the following: A. Develop an implementation plan to use all electric buses for the Orange Line Bus Rapid Transit Line by 2020. The plan shall include, but not limited to, the following: 1. Total cost of electrification 2. Eligible funding sources to address the costs 3. Federal and State grant opportunities 4. A schedule and transition plan B. Report back on the feasibility to use all electric buses for the Silver Line. The report shall include, but not be limited to, the following: 1. Type of electric bus 2. Range requirements 3. Charging and infrastructure needs 4. A recommended schedule and transition plan   Not available Audio Audio
2016-0865 42.1Informational ReportFriendly Amendment by Directors Solis and Antonovich that the Board direct the CEO to coordinate with Foothill Transit and report back during the January board cycle with the following: 1. Determine the infrastructure and energy needs and associated costs for in-route, bus bay charging facilities at the El Monte Bus Station; 2. Explore the feasibility and opportunities and associated costs to establish and share a universal charging depot at Metro’s Division 9; 3. Identify eligible funding sources and develop a strategy to pursue funding.   Not available Not available
2016-0566 44.ContractCONSIDER: A. ESTABLISHING 16 contract agreements under the Joint Development Bench, solicited as Request for Information and Qualification (RFIQ) No. PS26132, with the contractors recommended in Attachment A-1 for a three-year period with two one-year options for professional services not-to-exceed a cumulative total value of $6 million; and B. AUTHORIZING the CEO to award Task Orders within the approved not-to-exceed cumulative total value of $6 million.   Not available Audio Audio
2016-0616 45.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to award an 18 month firm-fixed price Contract No. PS5782700 to Axiom xCell Inc. in the amount of $746,160 to design and implement a digital incident management solution.   Not available Audio Audio
2016-0556 46.PolicyAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to renew existing group insurance policies covering Non-Contract and AFSCME employees for the one-year period beginning January 1, 2017.   Not available Audio Audio
2016-0554 47.ContractAWARD a cost plus fixed fee contract for Technical and Program Management Support Services under Contract No. OP3043-3488, to LTK Engineering Services, in the not-to-exceed amount of $3,897,599 for a period of 46 months from issuance of a Notice-to-Proceed (NTP) for the overhaul of 38 Heavy Rail Vehicles (HRV) which are the base quantity, and for an additional not-to-exceed amount of $597,238 for a period of 10 additional months for the Option balance of 36 HRVs when funding becomes available, for a total contract value of $4,494,837.   Not available Audio Audio
2016-0863 48.Motion / Motion ResponseAPPROVE Motion by Directors Solis, Fasana, Dupont-Walker and Ridley-Thomas that the MTA Board direct the CEO and the Department of Planning and Programming to create a Union Station/Civic Center Exploratory Taskforce (“Taskforce”) consisting of, but not limited to representatives from the City, County, Authority, and local community-based groups. Staff shall: 1. Develop a plan to formally coordinate across planning and infrastructure investments from the Taskforce member agencies in and around Union Station and the Civic Center; 2. Identify potential revenue generation opportunities, and partnerships necessary to pursue such opportunities; 3. Engage stakeholders early on and include the public, business leaders, other agencies and neighboring communities; 4. Ensure equitable distribution of benefits; 5. Seek funding opportunities, including applying for grants, that support the coordinated planning efforts; 6. Report back to the Board by February 2017 with a set of mutually agreeable goals and an action plan for achieving those goals, including potential funding sources f   Not available Audio Audio