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Meeting Name: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 12/6/2018 9:30 AM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: One Gateway Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90012, 3rd Floor, Metro Board Room
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2018-0712 2.MinutesAPPROVE Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting held October 25, 2018.   Not available Not available
2018-0675 6.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to increase Contract Modification Authority (CMA) to 12 existing Freeway Service Patrol contracts as delineated below for a total amount of $3,670,000 thereby increasing the CMA amount from $2,113,534 to $5,783,534 and extend the periods of performance as follows: · Beat no.1: All City Tow contract no. FSP2828200FSP141, for $265,000 for 6 months · Beat no.2: Citywide Towing contract no. FSP2785600FSP142, for $190,000 for 5 months · Beat no.4: Frank Scotto Towing contract no. FSP2788200FSP144, for $190,000 for 5 months · Beat no.8: Citywide Towing contract no. FSP2825800FSP148, for $195,000 for 5 months · Beat no.10: Neighborhood Towing 4 U contract no. FSP3848100FSP1410, for $245,000 for 7 months · Beat no.13: Reliable Delivery Service contract no. FSP2831500FSP1413, for $475,000 for 7 months · Beat no.24: T.G. Towing, Inc. contract no. FSP2833200FSP1424, for $330,000 for 8 months · Beat no.33: Mid Valley Towing contract no. FSP2851900FSP1433, for $380,000 for 10 months · Beat no.34: South Coast Towing contract no. FSP2839600FSP1434,    Not available Not available
2018-0512 8.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to execute a 24-month, firm fixed price Contract No. AE53204000 with ADVANTEC Consulting Engineers in the amount of $1,999,895 for Architectural and Engineering (A&E) services for the preparation of Project Approval and Environmental Document (PA&ED) and Plans, Specifications and Estimates (PS&E) for SR-60/7th Avenue Interchange Improvements Project, subject to resolution of protest(s), if any.   Not available Not available
2018-0582 10.ContractAUTHORIZE Contract Modifications No. 194, No. 222 & No. 225 (CCO 194, CCO 222 & CCO 225) by the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) for the construction contract of Segment 4 of the I-5 North Capacity Enhancements Project from SR-134 to SR-118 (Project) under Funding Agreement No. MOU.P0008355/8501A/A8, in the amount of $20.8 million within the overall corridor LOP budget.   Not available Not available
2018-0536 11.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to execute Modification No. 78 for Operation and Maintenance (O&M) - Year 6 (from February 24, 2019 to February 29, 2020), for up to one year, for Contract No. PS0922102333 with Atkinson Contractors, LP (Atkinson) for Metro ExpressLanes Operation and Maintenance in the amount of $18,655,393; increasing the total contract price from $185,669,328 to $204,324,721.   Not available Not available
2018-0573 16.AgreementAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to execute: A. An amendment to an existing Exclusive Negotiation Agreement and Planning Document (“ENA”) with Bridge Housing Corporation - Southern California and East LA Community Corporation (“Bridge/ELACC”), that extends the term of the ENA to December 31, 2019 and provides for up to an additional 12-month term extension, if deemed necessary and prudent; and B. An amendment to an existing Joint Development Agreement (“JDA”) with Taylor Yards, LLC, a development entity created by McCormack Baron Salazar, that extends the term of the JDA to March 31, 2020 and provides for up to an additional 12-month term extension, if deemed necessary and prudent.   Not available Not available
2018-0608 18.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to: A. EXECUTE Modification No. 8 to Contract No. PS272680011357 with Bicycle Transit Systems, Inc. (BTS) for the Metro Countywide Bike Share Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund (GGRF) Grant in the amount of $6,342,126, increasing the total contract value from $89,001,735 to $95,343,861; B. APPROVE the increase of the Phase III Expansion Life of Project (LOP) budget by $2.83M increasing total LOP from $10.5M to $13.33M; and C. NEGOTIATE and EXECUTE a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) amendment to set the terms of fiscal and administrative responsibility as described in the January 2015 Receive and File (accessed at ) with the City of Los Angeles as it relates to the GGRF Grant award.   Not available Not available
2018-0690 19.ProgramAPPROVE the assignment of up to ten points as presented in Attachment A to candidate projects for the Active Transportation Program (ATP) Cycle 4 Southern California Association of Governments’ (SCAG) Regional ATP competition.   Not available Not available
2018-0694 20.ProjectAPPROVE the designation of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) “Proposed Project” in the Link Union Station (Link US) Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) as Alternative 1 with Design Option B which provides up to 10 run-through tracks with shared lead tracks. The CEQA Proposed Project includes an above-grade passenger concourse that will also include a new expanded, at-grade passage way which will provide additional passenger travel-path convenience and options.   Not available Not available
2018-0585 22.ContractCONSIDER: A. FINDING that the procurement of stainless steel, anti-graffiti film installation and replacement services for all Metro facilities pursuant to Public Utilities Code (PUC) Section 130237, constitutes a single source procurement method for the sole purpose of duplicating or replacing supply, equipment or material already in use; and B. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to award a non-competitive five-year firm fixed unit rate Contract No. OP1141410003367 to Graffiti Shield, Inc. to provide stainless steel, anti-graffiti film installation and replacement services for all Metro facilities for a not to exceed amount of $14,919,070 for the three-year base period and a not to exceed amount of $11,835,168 for the two, one year options for a combined not to exceed total amount of $26,754,238, effective February 3, 2019. (REQUIRES 2/3 VOTE OF THE BOARD)   Not available Not available
2018-0628 23.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to award a two year, Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity Contract No. MA49132000 to Cummins Inc., for electronic control modules for a one year base amount of $730,578, inclusive of sales tax, and a second year amount of $748,845, inclusive of sales tax, for a total contract value of $1,479,423, subject to resolution of protest(s), if any.   Not available Not available
2018-0485 26.ContractAPPROVE a Modification to Contract No. P3010 with Kinkisharyo International, LLC for Request for Change (RFC) No. 28, Crenshaw Final Cutover Automatic Train Control (ATC) Software Release, for a firm fixed price of $2,350,680 increasing the total Contract value from $921,755,722 to $924,106,402. The contract increase is within the Life of Project Budget.   Not available Not available
2018-0638 27.ContractAUTHORIZE the chief Executive Officer to award a two-year, Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity Contract No. MA53850000 to Gillig LLC, for Kit - Q’Pod Assemblies with Passenger Curb Side Seats. The Contract has a first year amount of $2,005,420, inclusive of sales tax, and a second year amount of $2,005,420, inclusive of sales tax, for a total contract value of $4,010,840, subject to resolution of protest(s), if any.   Not available Not available
2018-0598 34.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to: A. AWARD a three-year firm fixed price Contract No. PS54336000 to Southern Methodist University Cox School of Business, to serve as the academic partner for the Metro Leadership Academy (MLA) Program, in the amount of $858,552, effective December 2018 through December 2021; and B. APPROVE Contract Modification Authority specific to Contract No. PS54336000 in the amount of $85,855.   Not available Not available
2018-0599 35.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to award a 42-month, firm fixed unit rate Contract No. PS42270000 to Temple Medical Center for medical clinic services for Metro downtown service area, in an amount not-to-exceed $1,034,640 effective January 25, 2019 subject to resolution of protests(s) if any.   Not available Not available
2018-0684 36.PlanCONSIDER: A. AUTHORIZING the CEO to establish a Transit Line Operational Naming Convention to change the current naming convention to a color and letter designation for rail lines and bus rapid transit lines; and B. APPROVING a phased implementation plan that takes advantage of planned capital projects and a phased transition through the completion of the Regional Connector Project.   Not available Not available
2018-0729 37.Motion / Motion ResponseAPPROVE Motion by Hahn, Solis, Butts & Krekorian that the Board direct the CEO to: A. Expedite the replacement of all 52 diesel buses operating in the South Bay region ahead of Metro’s current schedule, to ensure the safety of drivers and passengers; B. Fully investigate the circumstances surrounding the incidents whereby 7 of these buses caught fire, how driver complaints about safety issues were handled and an explanation as to why the Board was not informed of these incidents; C. Conduct a full review of Metro’s contract with MV Transportation, including maintenance, quality control and driver safety issues; and D. Conduct a full review of Metro’s practice of contracting bus services out, and advise as to the feasibility of Metro directly providing bus services instead of through contractors. FURTHER MOVE that the CEO provide a comprehensive report within 30 days that addresses the fore-mentioned directives.   Not available Not available
2018-0749 3.Informational ReportRECEIVE remarks by the Chair.   Not available Not available
2018-0750 4.Informational ReportRECEIVE report by the Chief Executive Officer.   Not available Not available
2018-0513 9.ProgramAPPROVE the following actions pertaining to the development and implementation of mobility improvement projects on local arterials and at freeway local interchanges experiencing congestion as a result of the discontinuity of the SR-710 North Freeway: A. APPROVE the attached list of eligible Mobility Improvement Projects [MIPs] recommended for funding; B. AUTHORIZE programming $350 $450 million in Measure R funds and $65 million in State and Federal funds for a total of $415 $515 million to the SR-710 starting in FY20 for the initial list of MIPs in compliance with the guidelines in the Board Motion 29.1 (Attachment A) to fund new mobility improvement projects consistent with the purpose of the 710 freeway gap closure project to relieve congestion on local streets in the impact area of the SR-710 as depicted in the SR-710 Environmental Document; and C. AUTHORIZE programming up to $45 million in Measure R funds starting in FY20 for the Transportation System Management/Transportation Demand Management (TSM/TDM) projects that are currently listed in the SR-710 North environmental do   Not available Not available
2018-0595 14.ResolutionADOPT a resolution, Attachment A, that: A. AUTHORIZES the negotiated bond sale and issuance of up to $650 million in aggregate principal amount of bonds (Proposition C Sales Tax Revenue Bonds, 2019) in one or more series, to finance capital projects and refinance outstanding commercial paper and revolving credit notes; 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 and all of which are 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 2019    Not available Not available
2018-0404 15.ProgramCONSIDER: A. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to: 1. Approve an updated project definition (Attachment A) for Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)/Environmental Impact Report (EIR); 2. Negotiate and execute third party agreements between Metro and project corridor cities and agencies; 3. Execute Modification No. 6 to Contract No. AE5999300 with WSP USA, Inc. for technical services to advance the level of design to 15% to support Draft EIS/EIR in the base amount of $6,300,216, with an optional task for third-party coordination in the amount of $1,678,228, for a total amount of $7,978,444, increasing the total contract value from $12,405,244 to $20,383,688; and 4. Execute Modification No. 2 to Contract No. PS2492300 with Arellano Associates to provide additional outreach support in the amount of $1,324,503, increasing the total contract value from $922,203 to $2,246,706. B. RECEIVING AND FILING finding in response to May 2018 comment to evaluate the feasibility and need for 4-car platforms on the West Santa Ana Branch line.   Not available Not available
2018-0773 15.1Motion / Motion ResponseAPPROVE motion by Solis, Hahn, Butts, Ridley-Thomas & Dupont-Walker that: A. Metro will fund the feasibility study and any necessary environmental clearance for a potential station at the confluence site; B. A feasibility study of a station at the confluence site shall commence immediately, with a determination of feasibility and whether to advance into environmental review made after the completion of the environmental documentation process for the Project; C. Metro staff shall participate with proponents seeking to design and implement the confluence area vision, which is set forth in the Lower Los Angeles River Revitalization Plan; D. Metro will work collaboratively with its state, local and federal partners to secure funding for the capital improvements of the potential confluence site station, should Metro subsequently find the station would provide mobility value after consideration of a future study; E. Metro will report back in 6 months on the progress of the feasibility study.   Not available Not available
2018-0574 17.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to: A. AWARD 29 bench Contract Nos. PS54330000 through PS54330028 under the Countywide Planning and Development Bench for professional services with the contractors recommended in Attachment A-1 for a three-year base period in the funding amount of $25 million, with two, one-year options, in the funding amount of $5 million for each option year, for a not-to-exceed cumulative total funding amount of $35 million, subject to resolution of protest(s) if any: 1. Discipline 1 - Transportation Planning: 1.1. AECOM Technical Services, Inc 1.2. Cambridge Systematics, Inc. 1.3. CH2M Hill, Inc. 1.4. Chen Ryan Associates, Inc. (SBE/DBE) 1.5. Fehr & Peers 1.6. HDR Engineering, Inc. 1.7. Kimley-Horn & Associates, Inc. 1.8. Mott MacDonald, LLC 1.9. Steer 1.10. STV Incorporated 1.11. TransLink Consulting, LLC (SBE/DBE) 1.12. WSP USA; 2. Discipline 2 - Environmental Planning: 2.1. AECOM Technical Services, Inc. 2.2. HDR Engineering, Inc. 2.3. STV Incorporated 2.4. Terry A. Hayes Associates, Inc. (SBE/DBE) 2.5. WSP USA; 3. Disciplin   Not available Not available
2018-0245 21.ProjectCONSIDER: A. RECEIVING AND FILING the Centinela/Florence Grade Separation Traffic Study; and B. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to: 1. Initiate engineering design study to be funded in cooperation with the City of Inglewood; and 2. Work with the City of Inglewood to develop its Funding and Delivery Strategy Plan.   Not available Not available
2018-0710 28.Motion / Motion ResponseCONSIDER: A. APPROVING Alternative C-1 (Norwalk - Crenshaw/Expo, and Redondo Beach - Aviation/Century) as the preferred service plan for Crenshaw/LAX - Green Line; and B. DIRECTING the CEO to reevaluate the service plan one year prior to the opening of the Green Line extension to Torrance to determine if travel patterns and other relevant factors show a need for a change in service pattern.   Not available Not available
2018-0730 28.1Motion / Motion ResponseAPPROVE Motion by Hahn, Butts, Solis, Najarian, Fasana & Garcia that the Board instruct the CEO to: A. implement Alternative C-3 for the Crenshaw/LAX -Green Line Operating Plan as a 1 year pilot plan in anticipation of the opening of the LAX Automated People Mover (APM) and 96th Street Station, maintaining the existing headways on the Green Line; B. report back to the Metro Board one (1) year after the pilot is over to reevaluate the ridership and travel demand; and C. as a new policy, bring future substantive changes to rail operating plans to the Metro Board for approval as a matter of course, instead of “receive and file.”   Not available Not available
2018-0482 31.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to award and execute a five (5) year Contract No. AE51181EN084, with Burns & McDonnell, Engineering Company, Inc. for Environmental Compliance and Sustainability Support Services on Task Orders, inclusive of a three (3) year base term for an amount not-to-exceed $18,000,000, plus two (2) one-year options for a not-to-exceed amount of $21,000,000, for a total contract value of $39,000,000.   Not available Not available
2018-0709 38.Motion / Motion ResponseRECEIVE AND FILE the Twenty-Eight by ’28 White Paper (Attachment B).   Not available Not available
2018-0429 39.BudgetCONSIDER: A. AUTHORIZING an increase in the life of project (LOP) budget by $1,430,000 for the Cesar Chavez Bus Stop Improvements Project from $2,100,000 to $3,530,000; and B. AMENDING the FY19 budget to increase Project 210041 funding by $1,850,000.   Not available Not available
2018-0772 40.Motion / Motion ResponseAPPROVE motion by Solis, Fasana, Garcetti, Najarian & Barger that the Board: A. Reaffirm its commitment to complete the Foothill Extension to Montclair as a first priority project, per the final and unanimous vote to approve the 2009 Long Range Transportation Plan, and in accordance with promises made to county voters in 2008 and 2016 when they overwhelmingly supported Measures R and M; B. Oppose any actions or proposals that would reduce or eliminate already committed funding secured on behalf of the Foothill Extension project and/or that could disrupt the ability of the Construction Authority to complete the project to Claremont, including but not limited to proposals to introduce new rail service within the future Gold Line corridor that could make it more difficult and more costly to complete the project to Claremont. This directive does not apply to any new or improved Metrolink service as long as there is no project cost of schedule impact to the Foothill Gold Line Extension Project; C. Direct our CEO to work closely with the Construction Authority to identify possible fund   Not available Not available
2018-0770 41.Informational ReportA. Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation - G.C. 54956.9(d)(1) Ted Shatz v. LACMTA, LASC Case No. BC654621 B. Conference with Real Property Negotiator - G.C. 54956.8 Property Description: 1950 Century Park East, Los Angeles, CA Agency Negotiator: Velma C. Marshall Negotiating Party: Automobile Club of Southern California Under Negotiation: Terms and Price C. Public Employee Performance Evaluation - G.C. 54957(b)(1) Titles: CEO, General Counsel, Board Secretary, Inspector General; and Chief Ethics Officer   Not available Not available
2018-0752  Informational ReportRECEIVE General Public Comment   Not available Not available