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Meeting Name: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 3/23/2017 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: 2017-03-23 RBM Minutes 2017-03-23 RBM Minutes  
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2017-0129 2.MinutesAPPROVE Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting held February 23, 2017   Not available Not available
2016-0987 6.ResolutionAPPROVE the Resolution in Attachment A to: A. AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) or his designee to claim $7,750,898 in fiscal year (FY) 2016-17 LCTOP grant funds for one year of Gold Line Foothill Extension Phase 2A operations and one year of Expo Line Phase 2 operations; and B. CERTIFY that Metro will comply with LCTOP Certification and Assurances and the Authorized Agent requirements, and authorize the CEO or his designee to execute all required documents and any amendments with the California Department of Transportation.   Not available Not available
2016-0807 7.ContractCONSIDER: A. AUGMENTING the Life-of-Project (LOP) Budget for the P2000 Light Rail Vehicle Overhaul Program (CP 206044) by $30,000,000 adjusting the LOP Budget from $130,800,000 originally established March 2013, to $160,800,000; B. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to award a firm-fixed price Contract No. OPP2000 Light Rail Vehicle Overhaul to Alstom Transportation Inc. in the amount of $140,079,867, inclusive of taxes for a period of 50 months for the overhaul and delivery of the 52 P2000 LRVs, subject to resolution of protest(s), if any; and C. FINDING that the award to Alstom Transportation, Inc. is the proposer providing the best value and is the most advantageous to Metro.   Not available Not available
2017-0051 8.PlanAPPROVE the release of the draft Measure M Master Guidelines for public review.   Not available Audio Audio
2017-0066 10.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to: A. EXECUTE Modification No. 6 to Contract No. AE354280011791 with RNL Interplan, Inc. (RNL) for the Willowbrook/Rosa Parks Station Improvement Project (Project) Design and Engineering Services to complete final design for the Project in the firm fixed amount of $1,391,035, increasing the total contract value from $6,904,331 to $8,295,366; and B. INCREASE Contract Modification Authority (CMA) specific to Contract No. AE 354280011791 for the Willowbrook/Rosa Parks Station Improvement Project Design and Engineering Services, in the amount of $250,000, increasing the total authorized CMA amount from $1,151,214 to $1,401,214.   Not available Not available
2016-0997 11.ProgramAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer, in accordance with the 2006 Board adopted Bicycle Transportation Strategic Plan (Attachment C), to award a Contract No. PS67785000 (Contract) to Estolano LeSar Perez Advisors for a three-year period of performance for the Bicycle Education Safety Team (BEST) program in the amount of $2,308,001.01, subject to resolution of protest(s), if any.   Not available Not available
2017-0023 13.ProjectAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to execute two Easement Agreements allowing construction of a portion of the Hope/2nd Street Pedestrian Bridge to be built on, and Metro patron access across, private property owned by the Broad Museum.   Not available Not available
2017-0075 17.PolicyAPPROVE bylaws revisions for Metro’s Citizens’ Advisory Council (CAC).   Not available Not available
2017-0114 19.Federal Legislation / State Legislation (Position)ADOPT staff recommended positions: A. AB 287 (Holden) - State Highway Route 710: Advisory Committee OPPOSE UNLESS AMENDED B. AB 378 (C. Garcia) - California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006: Regulations SUPPORT C. AB 408 (Chen) - Eminent Domain: Final Offer of Compensation OPPOSE   Not available Not available
2017-0149 20.ContractAWARD a cost plus fixed fee contract for Technical and Program Management Support Services under Contract No. OP20113000 for the P2000 Light Rail Vehicle Overhaul Program Consultant Support Services, to CH2M Hill, Inc., in the not-to-exceed amount of $5,829,626 for a period of 55 months from issuance of a Notice-to-Proceed (NTP) for the overhaul of 52 Siemens P2000 LRVs, subject to resolution of protest(s), if any.   Not available Audio Audio
2016-0881 21.ContractCONSIDER: A. FINDING that compliance with PUC sections 130232 and 130233 does not constitute a method of procurement adequate for the operation of prototype equipment and herewith approves the procurement of prototype buses under PUC section 130236 without further observance of any provisions regarding contracts, bids, advertisement or notice; B. APPROVING the Advanced Transit Vehicle Consortium’s (ATVC) Award and Execution of a non-competitive Contract No.OP29199 with BYD Motors, Inc. (BYD), for the purchase of five (5) prototype 60 foot articulated battery electric vehicles and charging equipment at a firm fixed price of $6,594,771, including applicable taxes; C. AUTHORIZING the Contract Modification credit in the amount of $3,000,000 under Contract No. OP33202790, with BYD, resulting from the buy-back of five (5) battery electric 40 foot vehicles delivered to Metro to be expended on the five prototype articulated battery electric vehicles in recommendation B; and D. CLOSING project 201071 Bus Acquisition 30 Zero Emission/Super Low Emission and utilize unused funds fro   Not available Not available
2016-0969 22.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to award a five-year, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity Contract No. PS28069-2000, for space planning/installation services and furniture, to M3 Office, Inc., for a not to exceed amount of $5,000,000 for the three-year base period, and $1,000,000 for each of the two, one-year options, for a combined total of $7,000,000 effective April 1, 2017, subject to resolution of protest(s), if any.   Not available Not available
2017-0189 1.Oral Report / PresentationSPECIAL Recognition of former Director Diane DuBois.   Not available Audio Audio
2017-0185 3.Oral Report / PresentationReport by the Chair.   Not available Audio Audio
2017-0186 4.Oral Report / PresentationReport by the Chief Executive Officer.   Not available Audio Audio
2017-0047 5.Informational ReportRECEIVE AND FILE report on FY2018 Program Management Annual Program Evaluation (APE).   Not available Audio Audio
2016-0835 9.ProjectCONSIDER: A. RECEIVING AND FILING update on Vermont BRT Corridor Technical Study; B. APPROVING the findings and recommendations from the North Hollywood to Pasadena Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Technical Study; C. APPROVING advancement of the North Hollywood to Pasadena BRT corridor into environmental review; and D. APPROVING initiation of a technical study for the North San Fernando Valley BRT Improvements Project preceding environmental review.   Not available Audio Audio
2016-0835 9.ProjectCONSIDER: A. RECEIVING AND FILING update on Vermont BRT Corridor Technical Study; B. APPROVING the findings and recommendations from the North Hollywood to Pasadena Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Technical Study; C. APPROVING advancement of the North Hollywood to Pasadena BRT corridor into environmental review; and D. APPROVING initiation of a technical study for the North San Fernando Valley BRT Improvements Project preceding environmental review.   Not available Audio Audio
2016-0835 9.ProjectCONSIDER: A. RECEIVING AND FILING update on Vermont BRT Corridor Technical Study; B. APPROVING the findings and recommendations from the North Hollywood to Pasadena Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Technical Study; C. APPROVING advancement of the North Hollywood to Pasadena BRT corridor into environmental review; and D. APPROVING initiation of a technical study for the North San Fernando Valley BRT Improvements Project preceding environmental review.   Not available Audio Audio
2017-0192 9.1.Motion / Motion ResponseWITHDRAWN: CONSIDER Motion by Directors Solis, Fasana and Barger that the Board direct the CEO to conduct a cooperative technical study with Foothill Transit to: A. Establish an electric bus rapid transit route(s) (e.g. Ramona Blvd., Valley Blvd., Amar Rd., Temple St., etc.) that connect major destinations (i.e. employment centers, educational institutions, downtown areas, etc.) from the El Monte bus station to the Eastern region of the San Gabriel Valley; B. Identify and provide recommendations to develop and/or improve transit/mobility hubs at strategic locations along the route(s); and C. The study shall include, but not limited to capital and operational requirements, funding strategy, implementation timeline and opportunities to coordinate with related projects along the identified route(s). FURTHER MOVE that staff report back within 120 days with the necessary next steps to implement this motion.   Not available Not available
2017-0146 26.ContractCONSIDER: A. APPROVING the award of and authorize the Chief Executive Officer to execute a cost-plus fixed fee Contract No. AE66758000 to perform preliminary engineering and complete final design for the Core Capacity Enhancements at Division 20 for a Portal Widening and Turnback Facility to T.Y. Lin International, Inc., in an amount not-to-exceed $10,265,661, subject to resolution of any protests; B. AUTHORIZING Contract Modification Authority in the amount of $2,053,132 (20% of the not-to-exceed contract award value) and authorize the CEO to execute individual Contract Modifications within the Board approved Contract Modification Authority; C. INCREASING anticipated expenditures and authorization from $3.5M to $17.2M to include contract amounts and modification authority requested in A and B, and Metro staff support costs through Final Design; D. ENTERING into Letters of No Prejudice (LONP) with the State of California as needed to ensure the eligibility of reimbursement of State funds for design work required to begin before State funds are available; E. FINDING th   Not available Audio Audio
2017-0087 27.PolicyCONSIDER: A. HOLDING a public hearing on the proposed Resolution of Necessity; and B. ADOPTING the Resolution of Necessity authorizing the commencement of an eminent domain action to acquire Parcels HS-2701 (APN 4013-008-008) and HS-2701-1 (APN 4013-007-32, 022, 021 and 029), consisting of the real property and site improvements (hereinafter the “Property”). (REQUIRES TWO-THIRDS VOTE)   Not available Audio Audio
2017-0121 28.ProgramCONSIDER: A. APPROVING the recommended Alternative 2 with six Regional Rail run-through tracks and two High Speed Rail run-through tracks (also referred to as “6+2 Run Through Tracks” Alternative) to be carried forward in the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Draft Environment Impact Statement (EIS) and continue to evaluate Alternatives 1, 3 and 4 as reasonable alternatives in the Draft EIR/EIS; B. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to execute Modification No. 4 to Contract No. PS2415-3172, with HDR Engineering, Inc., for Link Union Station (Link US) to provide advanced engineering for the run-through tracks and environmental and preliminary engineering services for the expansion of Link US to connect the Link US project with Patsaouras Transit Plaza to the east and the historic Union Station to the west, increasing the total contract value by $13,761,273, from $48,279,357 to a not to exceed amount of $62,040,630; C. AUTHORIZING the CEO to increase Contract Modification Autho   Not available Audio Audio
2017-0187 29.Federal Legislation / State Legislation (Position)ADOPT staff recommended position: AB 17 (Holden) - Transit Pass Program: Free or Reduced-Fare Transit Passes SUPPORT   Not available Audio Audio
2017-0211  Motion / Motion ResponseMotion by Fasana and Dupont-Walker that the Board direct the CEO: A. Explore options to improve existing High-Occupancy Vehicle lanes in Los Angeles County, including: 1. Conduct a Performance Impact Study to explore raising the minimum occupancy requirement, where justified, from two-person to three-person for HOV lanes in LA County, in particular on the HOV corridors that are considered degraded; 2. Coordinate with Caltrans and the California Highway Patrol (CHP) to evaluate any safety and compliance impacts from raising the minimum occupancy requirement; B. Explore options to expand and improve ExpressLanes, including but not limited to the following: 1. Develop an acceleration strategy for constructing first- and second-tier projects outlined in the MTA Countywide ExpressLanes Strategic Plan; 2. Collaborate between Los Angeles and Orange Counties on a region-wide approach to delivering ExpressLanes projects; 3. Coordinate with Caltrans on an I-105 ExpressLanes advance improvement project to update and improve lane configuration to discourage car weaving on I-   Not available Audio Audio
2017-0212  Motion / Motion ResponseMotion by Garcia, Garcetti, Hahn and Kuehl that the Board direct the CEO to: A. Evaluate additional Local Return allocations including but not limited to the following factors: 1. Setting a floor which allows small cities to invest in critical transportation/infrastructure projects. 2. Daytime and nighttime population 3. Employment population 4. Proportion of Measure M sales tax generated B. Identify other eligible funding sources that can supplement the Measure M Local Return subfund. C. Evaluate the reliability and validity of data sources considered in the above allocations D. Report back on Local Return distribution for public review at the May 2017 MTA Board cycle E. Incorporate feedback from the Measure M Policy Advisory Council into the May 2017 Board report. ###   Not available Audio Audio
2017-0213  Motion / Motion ResponseMOTION BY GARCETTI, RIDLEY-THOMAS AND DUPONT-WALKER ON ITEM 9 that the MTA Board direct the CEO to: A. Proceed with the Vermont Bus Rapid Transit project as a near-term “Phase 1” transit improvement along the Vermont Avenue Corridor; B. Initiate the study of extending the Red Line along Vermont Avenue to 125th Street, specifically focusing on connecting the Wilshire/Vermont Red Line Station to the Expo/Vermont Expo Line Station as a “Section 1”; C. Include a heavy rail alternative in the Alternative Analysis and Environmental Studies for the Measure M Vermont Transit Corridor; and D. Report back on all the above to the Planning and Programming Committee during the July 2017 Board cycle.    Not available Audio Audio
2017-0214  Motion / Motion ResponseMotion by Solis and Dupont-Walker that the Board direct the CEO to: A. Authorize an amendment to the Link Union Station contract - within the limits of the approved contract authority and proposed modification - to develop a new alternative that modifies the substructure and concourse which includes, but is not limited to, the following: 1. An outdoor and community-oriented passenger concourse option that is above or at-grade with the rail yard and maximizes panoramic views of Unions Station, the LA River and Downtown Los Angeles to passengers and visitors; 2. Allows passengers and the community to access the train terminals from above or at-grade with the rail station and track facility while enhancing ADA accessibility and meets modern standards for fire and life safety; 3. Limits the substructure and concourse elements to core facility operations, baggage handling, etc.; B. Require for this modified alternative be as cost-effective as possible. C. Direct MTA’s joint development team to lead the following coordinated efforts in parallel to the Link Union Station   Not available Audio Audio
2017-0146 26.ContractCONSIDER: A. APPROVING the award of and authorize the Chief Executive Officer to execute a cost-plus fixed fee Contract No. AE66758000 to perform preliminary engineering and complete final design for the Core Capacity Enhancements at Division 20 for a Portal Widening and Turnback Facility to T.Y. Lin International, Inc., in an amount not-to-exceed $10,265,661, subject to resolution of any protests; B. AUTHORIZING Contract Modification Authority in the amount of $2,053,132 (20% of the not-to-exceed contract award value) and authorize the CEO to execute individual Contract Modifications within the Board approved Contract Modification Authority; C. INCREASING anticipated expenditures and authorization from $3.5M to $17.2M to include contract amounts and modification authority requested in A and B, and Metro staff support costs through Final Design; D. ENTERING into Letters of No Prejudice (LONP) with the State of California as needed to ensure the eligibility of reimbursement of State funds for design work required to begin before State funds are available; E. FINDING th   Not available Audio Audio