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Meeting Name: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting Agenda status: Final Revised
Meeting date/time: 6/25/2020 10:00 AM Minutes status: Draft  
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2020-0399 2.MinutesAPPROVE Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting held May 28, 2020.   Not available Not available
2020-0223 6.AgreementAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to execute an amendment to the Exclusive Negotiations and Planning Agreement with Abode Communities to extend the term for one year, plus an option to extend the term for an additional year, for the joint development of Metro-owned property at Cesar E. Chavez Avenue and Fickett Street in Boyle Heights.   Not available Not available
2020-0334 7.Plan?CONSIDER: A. APPROVING the Measure R Ordinance Proposed Amendment Language (Attachment A); and, B. ADOPTING the Resolution Notifying the State Legislature of the Amendment (Attachment C).   Not available Not available
2020-0418 7.1.Motion / Motion ResponseAPPROVE Amending Motion by Directors Butts, Hahn, Ridley-Thomas, Barger, and Solis that the Board direct the Chief Executive Officer to adopt the Measure R Amendment language and include in the Footnote Section of the Expenditure Plan as Footnote “n” for proposed line 17a the projects listed above. The South Bay Transit Projects listed above and identified in Footnote “n,” depending on readiness, could be included with South Bay Highway projects submitted to Metro in the FY21-22 Metro Budget Request development process by Oct. 31, 2020. Anticipated available funding could then be accessed as early as July 2021.   Not available Not available
2020-0412 8.Motion / Motion ResponseAPPROVE Motion by Directors Butts, Bonin, Garcia, Garcetti, and Fasana that the Board direct the Chief Executive Officer to: A. Circulate the recommendations in this report for stakeholder input, including the Policy Advisory Council (PAC), the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC), and Councils of Governments (COGs). B. Initiate amendment processes for the Measure R Highway Program Eligibility Criteria and the Measure M Guidelines to clarify eligibility for transit, active transportation, and complete streets improvements, as described in Attachments A and B, and gather stakeholder input on proposed amendments concurrent with A, above; and C. Report back to the Planning & Programming Committee in 90 days with a summary of stakeholder input, Metro staff responses to recommendations, and proposed criteria/guideline amendments for the Board’s consideration.   Not available Not available
2020-0256 9.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to award a four-year base term, with three, two-year options, incentive-based contract, Contract No. PS161339000, to Anthem Workers’ Compensation, LLC to establish, maintain and provide a workers’ compensation managed care service program, including access to the Anthem network, effective July 1, 2020.   Not available Not available
2020-0260 10.ProgramAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to negotiate and purchase Public Entity excess liability policies with up to $300 million in limits at a cost not to exceed $14.5 million for the 12-month period effective August 1, 2020 to August 1, 2021.   Not available Not available
2020-0350 11.ProgramAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to negotiate and purchase additional construction project umbrella liability insurance policies (also known as a super excess general liability insurance program) for construction of the Metro Westside Purple Line Extension Section 3 Project (Project) with up to $200 million in additional limits at a cost not to exceed $6.5 million for the period effective July 1, 2020 to July 1, 2027 (and products/completed operations coverage to July 1, 2037).   Not available Not available
2020-0329 12.ResolutionADOPT: A. Transportation Development Act (TDA) Article 8, findings and recommended actions (Attachment A) for fiscal year (FY) 2020-21, as follows: 1. In the City of Avalon there are no unmet transit needs that are reasonable to meet, therefore TDA Article 8 funds once approved by the Board through the budget process, may be used for street and road projects, or transit projects, as described in Attachment A; 2. In the Cities of Lancaster and Palmdale, there are no unmet transit needs that are reasonable to meet; in the Cities of Lancaster and Palmdale and the unincorporated portions of North County transit needs can be met through using other existing funding sources. Therefore, the TDA Article 8 funds once approved by the Board through the budget process may be used for street and road purposes and/or transit, as long as their transit needs continue to be met; 3. In the City of Santa Clarita, there are no unmet transit needs that are reasonable to meet; in the City of Santa Clarita, and the unincorporated portions of the Santa Clarita Valley, existing transit needs ca   Not available Not available
2020-0330 13.PolicyCONSIDER: A. DECLARING that a portion of 5601 Century Boulevard (shown in Exhibit D as the “Fee Interest Property”) is not necessary for use by LACMTA and is “exempt surplus land” as defined in Section 54221(f)(1) of the California Surplus Land Act (the “Act”). B. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) to execute documents to sell the Fee Interest Property and a street easement and storm drain easement in a portion of the Aviation Boulevard railroad right of way (shown in Exhibit D as the “Easement Property”) to the City of Los Angeles, Department of Airports, known as the Los Angeles World Airports (“LAWA”) for the amount of One Million, Seven Hundred Thirteen Thousand, and Forty Dollars ($1,713,040.00).   Not available Not available
2020-0089 16.AppointmentAPPROVE nominees for membership on Metro’s Gateway Cities, San Fernando Valley, San Gabriel Valley, South Bay Cities and Westside Central Service Councils   Not available Not available
2020-0316 17.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to execute Modification No. 6 to Contract No. OP5766200 with Link-Nilsen Corporation, for Fire-Life Safety Systems Testing and Certification services to exercise option year two in an amount not to exceed $836,474, increasing the total contract value from $3,462,243 to $4,298,717 and extending the contract term from September 15, 2020 to September 15, 2021.   Not available Not available
2020-0311 20.ContractAUTHORIZE Contract Modification No. 280 (CCO 280) by the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) for the construction contract for Segment 3 (Empire) of I-5 North Capacity Enhancements Project between SR-134 and SR-118 (Project) in the amount $631,246.57 under Funding Agreement No. MOU.P0008355/8501A/A9 within the current LOP budget.   Not available Not available
2020-0352 25.Motion / Motion ResponseAPPROVE recommendation to establish a permanent Employer Pass (E-Pass) Program based on the success of the current 2-Year E-Pass Pilot Program   Not available Not available
2020-0374 26.ProgramCONSIDER: A. APPROVING expansion of emergency food and essential goods delivery to First 5 LA’s five Best Starts regions (which include 14 subcommunities) up to 750 deliveries a week, as further described in Attachment A and Attachment B; and B. AUTHORIZING the CEO or his designee to execute necessary agreements and amendments to contracts as related.   Not available Not available
2020-0096 27.ProgramCONSIDER: A. APPROVING $178,107,100 in additional programming within the capacity of the Measure R Highway Subregional Programs and funding changes via the updated project list as shown in Attachment A for: · Highway Operational Improvements in Arroyo Verdugo · Highway Operational Improvement in Las Virgenes Malibu · I-405, I-110, I-105 and SR-91 Ramp and Interchange Improvements (South Bay) · I-605 Corridor “Hot Spots” Interchange Improvements in Gateway Cities · I-710 South and/or Early Action Projects in Gateway Cities B. APPROVING deobligation of $23,214,900 dollars of previously approved Measure R Highway Subregional Program funds for re-allocation at the request of project sponsors; C. APPROVING $5,250,000 in additional programming of Measure M Multi-Year Subregional Program (MSP) funds as shown in Attachment B for: · Transportation System and Mobility Improvements Program (Expenditure Line 66) project number MM5508.05 · I-605 Corridor “Hot Spots” Interchange Improvements Program (Expenditure Line 61) project number MM5509.05 D. DELEGATING to the CEO or his designee the   Not available Not available
2020-0348 28.ContractAUTHORIZE: A. The Chief Executive Officer to increase the Contract Modification Authority (CMA) specific to Contract No. OP39603035 with ARINC Control and Information Systems (ARINC) in the amount of $3,357,496 increasing the total authorized contract amount from $15,551,028 to $18,908,524. B. The Chief Executive Officer to execute contract modifications up to the Board-approved CMA in an amount not to exceed $18,908,524. C. The purchase of additional coverage on the existing $15,000,000 supplemental project insurance in excess of ARINC’s limited liability in an amount not-to-exceed $700,000. This action increases the total coverage cost from $1,449,000 to $2,149,000; D. An extension to the period of performance of Contract OP39603035 to December 31, 2021 to allow for SCADA-related work on the CLAX/AMC Station to be completed under this Contract.   Not available Not available
2020-0414 32.Federal Legislation / State Legislation (Position)ADOPT staff recommended positions: A. House Resolution 2 7095 (DeFazio) - Five-year federal surface transportation authorization legislation. SUPPORT   Not available Not available
2020-0415 33.Motion / Motion ResponseAPPROVE Motion by Directors Kuehl and Solis that the Board direct the Chief Executive Officer to join the County process to regularly convene leaders of the departments and agencies implementing measures W, H, A, and M for the purposes of creating efficiencies across programs; fulfilling the goals of measures W, H, A, and M; facilitating coordinated programmatic and project/project area planning; implementation of specific multi-benefit projects, project areas, and programs; leveraging W, H, A, and M funding with other funding sources-including other local, state and federal funding opportunities; fostering procedural, project, and programmatic collaboration; and eliminating redundancies and inconsistent policies where appropriate.   Not available Not available
2020-0353 24.Informational ReportAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to: 1. APPROVE working with Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) and other districts to implement the K-12 U-Pass Program for Homeless Student Support Services 2. APPROVE working with Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD), University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Graduate Student Association (GSA) and other schools and districts to implement the transportation fees approved through the student referendums under the existing U-Pass program 3. APPROVE working with LA County schools and districts to conduct student surveys and other collect other data needed to implement additional student pass programs   Not available Not available
2020-0300 31.Federal Legislation / State Legislation (Position)ADOPT staff recommended positions: 1. Assembly Constitutional Amendment 5 (Weber, Gipson, Santiago) - Government Preferences. SUPPORT 2. Potential Ballot Measure to enact ACA 5/Proposition TBD - SUPPORT   Not available Not available
2020-0428 31.1.Motion / Motion ResponseAPPROVE Amending Motion by Director Garcetti that the Board direct the CEO to report to the Executive Management Committee in November with a race and gender action plan related to the prospective passage of ACA 5, including: · Updating the disparity study, as applicable; · Applying race-conscious and gender-conscious goals; · Reactivating the MBE and WBE program; · Considering a Historically Underutilized Business program; · Expanding the DBE program to non-federally funded procurements; · Strengthening race and gender-based hiring and advancement; · Implementing targeted community engagement and empowerment; · Updating the Equity Platform; and · Other strategies related to ACA 5 that will meaningfully advance racial and gender equity both at Metro and in Metro’s wide portfolio of services, projects, and programs.   Not available Not available
2020-0422 3.Oral Report / PresentationRECEIVE remarks by the Chair.   Not available Not available
2020-0423 4.Oral Report / PresentationRECEIVE report by the Chief Executive Officer.   Not available Not available
2020-0123 21.ContractA. AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to negotiate and execute Contract No. C65322C1194, AMC Site Work and Rail Systems Construction with Hensel Phelps Herzog JV, for the Early Demolition, Preliminary Site Work and Design and Installation of Rail Systems for a term of approximately 24 months within the Not-to-Exceed amount of $21,000,000. B. AUTHORIZE Contract Modification Authority (CMA) specific to Contract No. C65322 C1194 with Hensel Phelps Herzog JV, in correspondence with the executed contract, in the amount of 20% of the final negotiated contract amount.   Not available Not available
2020-0443 21.1Motion / Motion ResponseAPPROVE Amending Motion by Directors Solis, Butts, and Dupont-Walker that the Board direct the Chief Executive Officer to require all consultants considering a voluntary fee reduction under a Metro contract to certify in writing within 30 days that: 1. All of their subconsultants have been informed that any request from Metro for reductions in fees is voluntary and not mandatory; and 2. Any reduction in fees applied to a contract will be applied to all consultants and subconsultants at the same rate in order to prevent subconsultants from bearing the entirety of any reductions, with exemptions for businesses that contribute to federal or Metro-established participation goals established for the contract. Report back at the next Executive Management Committee meeting, identify any consultant that has not submitted such certification and take action as appropriate to ensure compliance from those identified.   Not available Not available
2020-0372 15.Oral Report / PresentationRECEIVE oral report on Covid-19 Service Update   Not available Not available
2020-0419 35.Motion / Motion ResponseAPPROVE Motion by Directors Hahn, Solis, and Butts that the Board direct the Chief Executive Officer in conjunction with the Chief of Metro’s Systems Security and Law Enforcement, Executive Officer of Equity and Race, and Office of Civil Rights, to report back to the Board in 90 days with the following: A. A review of the training and use of force policies followed by our policing partners and security contract personnel; B. A review of training and use of force policies for our Metro Transit Security Guards and provide reform recommendations; and C. Recommendations on how to further reform policing at Metro and reallocate resources for homelessness outreach and services in preparation for the expiration of existing policing contracts.   Not available Not available
2020-0427 36.Motion / Motion ResponseAPPROVE Motion by Directors Butts, Solis, Garcetti, and Hahn that the Board direct the CEO to return in the August Board cycle with a Report back on how Metro can: · Integrate Metro Art programs into our trains, busses; · Champion artistic experimentation including provocative works that are responsive to the issues and concerns of our time; and · Think about how artists might be included in the Reimagining of transportation   Not available Not available
2020-0429 37.Motion / Motion ResponseAPPROVE Motion by Directors Bonin, Garcetti, Hahn, Dupont-Walker, and Solis that the Board direct the Chief Executive Officer to: A. Establish a Transit Public Safety Advisory Committee. This committee should incorporate the existing Community Safety & Security Working Group and include additional perspectives that represent Metro’s ridership and advocacy organizations, including but not limited to racial, cultural, gender, income, geography, immigration status, and housing status. B. In partnership with the Advisory Committee, Office of Civil Rights, Executive Officer for Equity & Race, and Executive Officer for Customer Experience, develop a community-based approach to public safety on the transit system, including but not limited to: 1. A transit ambassador program that provides staffed presence at Metro facilities and on Metro vehicles. 2. Alternatives to armed law enforcement response to nonviolent crimes and code of conduct violations. 3. Greater community stewardship of transit spaces, such as supporting street vending in transit plazas. 4. The Universal Blue Light   Not available Not available
2020-0445 37.1.Motion / Motion ResponseAPPROVE Amending Motion by Directors Fasana and Butts that the Board direct the Chief Executive Officer to: B. In partnership with the Advisory Committee, Office of Civil Rights, Executive Officer for Equity & Race, and Executive Officer for Customer Experience, develop a community-based approach to public safety on the transit system, including but not limited to: 8. Fasana Amendment: Add the Customer Code of Conduct to the committee’s purview. 9. Butts Amendment: Task the committee with developing a mission and values statement for transit policing.   Not available Not available
2020-0430 38.Motion / Motion ResponseAPPROVE Motion by Directors Bonin, Solis, and Garcetti that the Board direct the Chief Executive Officer and County Counsel to: A. Review Metro’s commitments under the mutual aid agreement and seek amendments, if necessary, to ensure that Metro’s assets are only required for civilian transportation purposes. B. Report back to the Operations, Safety, and Customer Experience Committee in 90 days.   Not available Not available
2020-0431 39.Motion / Motion ResponseAPPROVE Motion by Directors Bonin and Solis that the Board direct the Chief Executive Officer to: A. In consultation with the Office of Civil Rights and Executive Officer for Equity & Race, develop clear criteria for when suspending service is necessary and appropriate. Such criteria should include measures to minimize service disruptions by containing service suspensions to the line(s), division(s), or service sector(s) affected whenever feasible and prudent. B. Develop protocols for rider notification of service suspensions and policies for providing alternative transportation. Such protocols should consider demographic, language, and technology access data from Metro’s on-board rider survey. C. Circulate proposed criteria and protocols for input from Service Councils. D. Report back on all the above to the Operations, Safety, and Customer Experience Committee in 90 days.   Not available Not available
2020-0417 40.Informational ReportRECEIVE AND FILE staff report on Metro’s actions in response to demonstrations and civil unrest during the weekend of May 30, 2020 and after-action plans.   Not available Not available
2020-0402 41.Oral Report / PresentationELECTION of 2nd Vice Chair.   Not available Not available
2020-0424 42.Informational ReportA. Conference with Legal Counsel - Anticipated Litigation - G.C. 54956.9(d)(2) Significant Exposure to Litigation (One Case) B. Conference with Real Estate Negotiator - G.C. 54956.8 Property Description: 6101 and 6111 Wilshire Boulevard Los Angeles, CA Agency Negotiator: Velma Marshall Negotiating Party: AU Zone Investments #2 Under Negotiation: Price and terms C. Conference with Labor Negotiator - G.C. 54957.6 Agency Designated Representative: Joanne Peterson Employee Organizations: SMART, ATU, AFSCME, TCU, and Teamsters Unrepresented employees: All   Not available Not available
2020-0398  Informational ReportRECEIVE General Public Comment   Not available Not available