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Meeting Name: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/24/2022 10:00 AM Minutes status: Draft  
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2022-0109 2.MinutesAPPROVE Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting held January 27, 2022.   Not available Not available
2022-0107 3.Oral Report / PresentationRECEIVE remarks by the Chair.   Not available Not available
2022-0108 4.Oral Report / PresentationRECEIVE report by the Chief Executive Officer.   Not available Not available
2021-0797 10.ResolutionADOPT: A. a resolution that authorizes the Chief Executive Officer and/or other Designated Officers to renew and/or replace the existing direct-pay letter of credit (“LOC”) with respect to the Proposition A (“Prop A”) commercial paper (“CP”) and short-term borrowing program, Attachment A; and B. a resolution that authorizes the Chief Executive Officer and/or other Designated Officers to renew and/or replace the existing direct purchase revolving credit facility with respect to the Proposition C (“Prop C”) revolving credit facility (“RCF”) and short-term borrowing program, Attachment B. (REQUIRES SEPARATE, SIMPLE MAJORITY VOTE OF THE BOARD)   Not available Not available
2022-0025 26.Motion / Motion ResponseCONSIDER: A. RECEIVING AND FILING the report back to Motion 31 on a Local Small Business Enterprise (LSBE) Program; and B. AUTHORIZING the CEO to implement a three-year Pilot LSBE Preference Program inclusive of Five Point Preference Incentive for negotiated procurements. DUPONT-WALKER AMENDMENT: A. Report back in August 2022 on how Metro can encourage greater than 30% LBSE participation for proposers that do not meet the LSBE criteria as a prime but subcontract to LBSE eligible businesses, either through additional preference credits beyond the five points offered by the pilot or providing further incentives in the procurement process; and B. Request Metro to conduct an external audit no later than one year into the pilot to ensure eligible small businesses are meeting the stated eligibility requirement of being headquartered in LA County for at least 6 months.   Not available Not available
2021-0765 27.ContractAMEND the Life-of-Project (LOP) budget by $75,000,000 for the Division 20 Portal Widening Turnback Facility (Project) from $801,749,577 to $876,749,577 using the fund sources (Attachment A), consistent with the provisions of the Board-adopted Measure R and Measure M Unified Cost Management Policy (Attachment B).   Not available Not available
2021-0654 30.PolicyCONSIDER: A. HOLDING a public hearing on the proposed Resolution of Necessity. B. ADOPTING the Resolution of Necessity authorizing the commencement of an eminent domain action to acquire a Permanent Utility Easement (“PUE”) and Temporary Construction Easement (“TCE”) from the property located at 6110 Sepulveda Boulevard, Van Nuys, CA 91411 with APN of 2242-025-022 (the “Property Interests”) as identified in (Attachment A). (REQUIRES 2/3 VOTE OF THE BOARD)   Not available Not available
2021-0655 31.PolicyCONSIDER: A. HOLDING a public hearing on the proposed Resolution of Necessity. B. ADOPTING the Resolution of Necessity authorizing the commencement of an eminent domain action to acquire a Permanent Underground Utility Easement (“PUUE”) and Temporary Construction Easement (“TCE”) from the property located at 6104-6108 Sepulveda Boulevard, Van Nuys, CA 91411 with APNs of 2242-025-026 & 2242-025-027 (the “Property Interests”) as identified in (Attachment A). (REQUIRES 2/3 VOTE OF THE BOARD)   Not available Not available
2022-0054 33.Informational ReportRECEIVE AND FILE the Reimagining Public Safety Framework, which is inclusive of the report back on Motions 26.2 and 25.1 Policing Alternatives, Motion 44 Mental Health Resources, and a peer review of Customer Codes of Conduct.   Not available Not available
2022-0067 34.Oral Report / PresentationRECEIVE oral report on the Construction Market Analysis.   Not available Not available
2022-0128  Motion / Motion ResponseAPPROVE Motion by Directors Butts, Dutra, Najarian, Barger and Hahn that directs the CEO and staff to return to the Board in the upcoming fiscal year Annual Program Evaluation for directive A (below) and report back based on the CEO’s discretion on directive B.1 (below): A. With an assessment of what construction projects can reasonably continue without facing new budget shortfalls prior to their completion; and B. Since the cost of operations and maintenance of new rail lines is increasing faster than the increase in new sales tax revenues and construction costs are rising faster than the CPI: 1. Assess the incremental and cumulative annual fiscal impact on the agency’s Operations and Maintenance Budgets that will result from the opening of revenue service of each newly-completed capital project.   Not available Not available
2022-0115 35.Motion / Motion ResponseAPPROVE Motion by Directors Solis, Sandoval, Barger, Bonin, Garcetti, and Najarian that directs the CEO to take the following actions: A. Find that new mobility improvement are eligible as both standalone projects and as components of larger projects, as follows: · On-street bus priority infrastructure including but not limited to bus lanes, signal prioritization, queue jumps, bus boarding islands/curb extensions, and bus stop improvements. · Class I, II, III or IV bikeway projects. · Sidewalk improvements, including but not limited to, widening, shade trees, and curb ramps. · Pedestrian safety improvements, including but not limited to bulb-outs, refuge islands, midblock crossings, pedestrian signals/beacons, raised intersections/pedestrian crossings, and scramble crosswalks. · Any recipient of MIP Measure R funding that proposes a project which requires a reduction in vehicle lanes should first make a determination that the proposed project is consistent with the purpose and need of the 710 N Project. The determination should be based on guidance issued by Metro. B. Provide rec   Not available Not available
2021-0746 5.ProgramCONSIDER: A. APPROVING: 1. Inter-program borrowing and programming of additional $3,000,000 from the Las Virgenes/Malibu Subregion’s Measure M Multi-Year Subregional Program (MSP) Highway Efficiency Program to the Active Transportation, Transit, and Tech Program (Expenditure Line 56), as shown in Attachment A; 2. Programming of additional $1,950,000 within the capacity of Measure M MSP Highway Efficiency Program, as shown in Attachment B; and B. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) or their designee to negotiate and execute all necessary agreements and/or amendments for approved projects.   Not available Not available
2021-0753 8.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to execute a five-year firm fixed price Contract No. PS78889000 to eLock Technologies, LLC for the bicycle parking program in the amount of $6,094,458, subject to resolution of all properly submitted protest(s) if any.   Not available Not available
2021-0807 9.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
2021-0811 14.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to award a two-year, Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Contract No. MA81563000 to TK Services, Inc. , the lowest responsive and responsible bidder for Inverter Control Boxes. The Contract is for a one-year base in the amount of $1,497,960, inclusive of sales tax, and a one-year option in the amount of $1,497,960, inclusive of sales tax, for a total contract amount of $2,995,920, subject to resolution of protest(s), if any.   Not available Not available
2022-0019 15.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to execute Modification No. 3 to Contract No. OP1405120003367 with Los Angeles Glass Company, Inc. for Glass Replacement, and Installation services in the amount of $900,000, increasing the contract four-year base term authority from $1,895,911 to $2,795,911.   Not available Not available
2021-0810 16.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to award a two-year, Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Contract No. CY81398000 to JWL Supplies, the lowest responsive and responsible bidder for Shop Towels (Wypalls). The Contract is for a one-year base in the amount of $735,873, inclusive of sales tax, and a one-year option in the amount of $785,181, inclusive of sales tax, for a total contract amount of $1,521,054, subject to resolution of protest(s), if any.   Not available Not available
2021-0756 17.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to award a firm fixed price contract under IFB No. DR81105 with Baatz Enterprises Inc. DBA Tow Industries, the lowest responsive and responsible bidder for nine (9) 35-ton tow trucks for a firm fixed price of $3,948,479.62 inclusive of sales tax.   Not available Not available
2021-0582 18.Informational ReportAPPROVE nominee for membership on Metro’s San Gabriel Valley Service Council.   Not available Not available
2021-0525 19.ContractCONSIDER: A. ESTABLISHING capital project for the purchase and installation of the 2nd generation bus mobile validators and 16-port managed ethernet switches in order to support the All Door Boarding project; B. APPROVING and ADOPTING the life-of-project budget of $18,100,000; and C. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to execute Modification No. 165 to Contract No. OP02461010 with Cubic Transportation Systems, Inc. (Cubic) for the purchase of 2900 Second Generation Bus Mobile Validators (BMV’s) and installation of BMVs and 16-port managed ethernet switches at Metro contract service locations in the amount of $9,545,440 increasing the total contract value from $373,825,899 to $383,371,339.   Not available Not available
2021-0741 23.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to: A. AWARD an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity Contract No. PS76258000, for the East Region contracted transportation services, to Southland Transit, Inc. The contract not-to-exceed amount is $90,032,724, for the five-year base period and $57,511,425, for the one, three-year option, for a combined not-to-exceed amount of $147,544,149, effective July 1, 2022, subject to resolution of protest(s), if any; and B. AWARD an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract No. PS76258001, for the South Region contracted transportation services, to MV Transportation, Inc. The contract not-to-exceed amount is $148,645,400, for the five-year base period and $101,588,036, for the one, three-year option, for a combined not-to-exceed amount of $250,233,436, effective July 1, 2022, subject to resolution of protest(s), if any.   Not available Not available
2022-0097 25.Motion / Motion ResponseAPPROVE Motion by Directors Hahn, Solis, Mitchell, Butts, and Bonin to direct the Chief Executive Officer to return to the Board with a change order for the 100 electric buses designated for the J Line, to extend the range of these buses and to provide the single-seat ride requested by this Board.   Not available Not available
2022-0010 6.Informational ReportRECEIVE AND FILE the project status update on the Eastside Transit Corridor Phase 2 Project. SOLIS AMENDMENT: Report back in April 2022 with the following: A. Innovative ways to help streamline the preconstruction-related work, including advancing engineering and utility-related work, among other strategies. B. Funding plans and assumptions for the two IOS alternatives being proposed; the plans should focus on a local funding strategy and a combined local and federal funding strategy. C. Strategies to streamline environmental review, including seeking a NEPA waiver, having NEPA authority delegated to the state, and seeking an abbreviated NEPA. D. An Alternative Delivery plan that will provide project schedule efficiencies which will reduce the overall preconstruction timeline. E. An accelerated project schedule for the two IOS alternatives and the entire project segment. HAHN AMENDMENT: Report back in April 2022 with the following: A. Which specific grants, state and federal funding programs the eastside transit corridor project is applying for; B. The competitiveness and pr   Not available Not available
2022-0047 32.Informational ReportRECEIVE AND FILE February 2022 State and Federal Legislative Report.   Not available Not available
2022-0110 29.ResolutionCONSIDER making the following findings: Pursuant to AB 361, the Metro Board, on behalf of itself and other bodies created by the Board and subject to the Ralph M. Brown Act, including Metro’s standing Board committees, advisory bodies, and councils, finds: The Metro Board has reconsidered the circumstances of the state of emergency, and that: A. The state of emergency continues to directly impact the ability of the members to meet safely in person, and B. State or local officials continue to impose or recommend measures to promote social distancing. Therefore, all such bodies will continue to meet via teleconference subject to the requirements of AB 361.   Not available Not available
2022-0111  Informational ReportRECEIVE General Public Comment   Not available Not available