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Meeting Name: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 3/1/2018 9:00 AM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: One Gateway Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90012, 3rd Floor, Metro Board Room
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2018-0015 2.MinutesAPPROVE Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting held January 25, 2018.   Not available Not available
2017-0806 6.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to award a three year revenue generating Contract No. PS44600000 to Professional Account Management, LLC (subsidiary of Duncan Solutions, Inc.) for the ExpressLanes program collection services. Compensation shall be provided on a contingency basis based on a percentage of outstanding debt recovered on behalf of Metro ExpressLanes with a fourteen percent (14%) deduction. The period of performance for this Contract will be three years with two one-year options for a total of five years, subject to resolution of protest(s), if any.   Not available Not available
2017-0862 7.ContractAUTHORIZE Contract Modification No. 160 (CCO 160) by California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) for the construction contract of Segment 3 of the I-5 North Capacity Enhancements Project between SR-134 and SR-118 (Project) under Funding Agreement No. MOU.P0008355/8501A/A6, in the amount of $1,803,400.00 within the LOP budget.   Not available Not available
2017-0796 10.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to award a five-year, revenue-generating Contract No. PS43741000 to Interactive Communications International, Inc. (InComm) for the distribution of TAP gift cards for purchase at retail gift card kiosks at major chain stores to satisfy customer demand for more TAP sales locations. (CARRIED OVER FROM FEBRUARY’S REGULAR BOARD MEETING)   Not available Not available
2017-0594 11.PolicyCONSIDER: A. ADOPTING the Investment Policy in Attachment A; B. APPROVING the Financial Institutions Resolution authorizing financial institutions to honor signatures of LACMTA Officials, Attachment B; 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 (“Code”) Section 53607.   Not available Not available
2017-0841 13.PolicyADOPT the Debt Policy (Attachment A).   Not available Not available
2017-0842 14.ProgramAPPROVE Local Return Borrowing Guidelines to establish procedures for borrowings secured by Proposition A (Prop A), Proposition C (Prop C), Measure R and Measure M Local Return (LR) funds as described in Attachment A. Approve incorporating the Local Return Borrowing Guidelines into the Guidelines for Prop A, Prop C, Measure R, and Measure M local return programs.   Not available Not available
2017-0625 15.ProgramCONSIDER: A. AWARDING $3,080,500 for Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Grants to the 8 recommended jurisdictions as shown in Attachment A; B. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) or designee to execute Grant Agreements for funds awarded; and C. AMENDING the Round 5 TOD Planning Grant Program Guidelines (Attachment B).   Not available Not available
2017-0720 16.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to execute Modification No. 5 to Contract No. PS6130400 with Fehr & Peers, for the Blue Line First/Last Mile Plan for feasibility analysis necessary to refine project ideas, in the amount of $206,285, increasing the total contract value from $417,302 to $623,587.   Not available Not available
2017-0743 20.ProjectCONSIDER: A. CERTIFYING the Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR); B. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to file a Notice of Determination with the Los Angeles County Clerk and State of California Clearinghouse; C. ADOPTING the: 1. Findings of Fact and Statement of Overriding Considerations in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and 2. Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Plan (MMRP); and D. APPROVING Alternative 3 as the Preferred Alternative.   Not available Not available
2017-0908 22.PlanCONSIDER: A. APPROVING the list of additional and revised financially unconstrained projects (see Attachment A) to submit to the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) for inclusion in its Regional Transportation Plan (RTP); and B. REQUESTING that SCAG amend the 2016 Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) Strategic Project list to include the project revisions and additions.   Not available Not available
2017-0845 23.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to award Contract No. OP45636000 to JM Fiber Optics, Inc. to furnish and install fiber optic cable for the emergency trip system along the Metro Green Line (MGL) right-of-way, for a total amount of $2,767,890, effective March 2018 through February 2020; subject to resolution of protest(s), if any.   Not available Not available
2017-0802 27.Public HearingCONSIDER: A. RECEIVING AND FILING Public Comment Report on ‘TAP Only’ All Door Boarding (ADB) implementation for Metro Rapid Lines 720 (Wilshire Bl) and 754 (Vermont Av); and B. APPROVING TAP as the only valid fare payment option for All Door Boarding on Metro Rapid 720 & 754   Not available Not available
2017-0844 28.ContractCONSIDER: A. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to award Contract No. OP43306000 to Ansaldo STS USA, Inc. for the upgrade of the MGL track circuits and train-to-wayside equipment, for an amount of $18,655,966.78, effective March 2018 through February 2023; and B. AWARDING a single source procurement, pursuant to California Public Utilities Code Section 130237. The MGL track circuits and TWC are proprietary and Ansaldo STS is the sole manufacturer of the components. The components are needed for integration with the existing Ansaldo Microlok II Train Control System in use on the MGL. (REQUIRES TWO-THIRDS VOTE OF THE FULL BOARD)   Not available Not available
2017-0912 33.PolicyAPPROVE Metro’s Equity Platform Framework.   Not available Not available
2018-0057 3.Oral Report / PresentationRECEIVE report by the Chair.   Not available Not available
2018-0058 4.Oral Report / PresentationRECEIVE report by the Chief Executive Officer.   Not available Not available
2017-0849 5.ProgramADOPT Alternative 5C as the Locally Preferred Alternative (LPA) for the I-710 South Corridor Project to advance into the Final Environmental Document. BONIN AMENDMENT that Staff returns to the Board for approval of a list of the green-lighted early action projects with a corresponding analysis of: a) Safety benefits; b) Mobility enhancements; c) Air quality improvements; and d) Displacement avoidance strategy commitments. KUEHL AMENDMENT: would like to see a program that uses Metro’s Local Hire and Project Labor Agreement FASANA AMENDMENT: need ExpressLanes on the 710 and report back on how to dedicate more lanes to Zero Emission vehicles.   Not available Not available
2018-0053 5.1Motion / Motion ResponseWE THEREFORE MOVE to direct the Metro CEO and Staff to, as part of, staff recommended Locally Preferred Alternative 5c: A. Change the Zero Emission/Near Zero Emission truck technology development program to the phased-in “Zero Emission Truck Technology Development Program.” B. Increase program funding target from $100 million to $200 million, and include in the Program incentives and grants investment in the acceleration of zero emission technology both for long hauling trucks and for freeway infrastructure, including but not limited to, “under the pavement” vehicle charging capacity as options to consider. C. Convene a working group comprised of the California Air Resources Board (CARB), California State Department of Transportation (Caltrans), Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG), South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD), California Transportation Commission (CTC), the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, zero-emission industry experts and other key stakeholders to develop a policy recommendation for a full, zero-emission only, dedicated lane includi   Not available Not available
2018-0068 5.2Motion / Motion ResponseWE THEREFORE MOVE that the Board adopt Alternative 5C as the Locally Preferred Alternative for the I-710 South Corridor Project FEIR/FEIS (inclusive of Motion 22.1 from October 2015) and expedite the delivery of an Early Action Program (EAP) that emphasizes the following: A. Projects that deliver the most immediate and significant benefits related to safety, mobility and air quality; B. Projects that can be implemented with minimal or no displacement of residences, businesses, and sensitive land uses; C. Developing a local/targeted hiring policy that is applicable to any and all eligible funding sources; D. Conduct an operational performance analysis upon completion of the Early Action Program utilizing the most current State and local evaluation measures and standards to re-evaluate and re-validate the remaining elements of Alternative 5C, especially identifying opportunities to further reduce property impacts; E. Return to the board upon completion of the aforementioned directive to seek further consideration and authorization related to implementing the balance of improveme   Not available Not available
2017-0840 12.ResolutionADOPT a resolution, Attachment A, that: A. AUTHORIZES the issuance of bonds by competitive sale to refund the Proposition C Series 2008-A Bonds, consistent with the Debt Policy; B. APPROVES the forms of Notice of Intention to Sell Bonds, Notice Inviting Bids, Supplemental Trust Agreement, Continuing Disclosure Agreement, Escrow Agreement, and Preliminary Official Statement on file with the Board Secretary as set forth in the resolution all as 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 refunding bonds. (REQUIRES SEPARATE, SIMPLE MAJORITY BOARD VOTE)   Not available Not available
2017-0859 17.ProjectCONSIDER: A. EXPANDING the northern study options; B. RECEIVING AND FILING the: 1. Update on Public Private Partnership procurement; and 2. Status of Transit-Oriented Communities efforts.   Not available Not available