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Meeting Name: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/26/2022 10:00 AM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Watch online: http://boardagendas.metro.net Listen by phone: Dial 888-251-2949 and enter Access Code: 8231160# (English) or 4544724# (Español)
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2022-0365 3.Oral Report / PresentationRECEIVE remarks by the Chair.   Not available Not available
2022-0366 4.Oral Report / PresentationRECEIVE report by the Chief Executive Officer.   Not available Not available
2022-0355 9.Motion / Motion ResponseAPPROVE Motion by Directors Hahn, Solis, Mitchell, and Dutra that: Given that the 710 Task Force will very soon be finalizing the project’s Vision Statement, Guiding Principles, and Goals, the Chief Executive Officer shall report back on the Task Force’s recommendations for these project directives in June 2022 for Board consideration and approval. Given the 710 Task Force’s pending Vision Statement, Guiding Principles, and Goals, we, further direct that the 710 South Corridor Project shall be renamed, in consultation with the 710 Task Force and corridor stakeholders, in order to be more inclusive of the priorities and approaches that will be advanced in the future of this project, with attention to more than just the freeway, with a new name to be presented to the Board for consideration and approval in September 2022. Given that capacity expansion freeway widening will not get support from Caltrans or the U.S. EPA, we adopt as Board policy that capacity expansion freeway widening will no longer be in the project. We, therefore, further direct the Chief Executive Officer   Not available Not available
2022-0243 15.Public HearingCONSIDER: A. ADOPTING the proposed FY23 Budget as presented in the budget document (provided in a separate transmittal and posted on metro.net ); 1. AUTHORIZING $8.8 billion annual consolidated expenditures to achieve goals and objectives set forth by the Board adopted mission and goals; and 2. AUTHORIZING a total of 10,596 FTEs with 8,778 Represented FTEs and 1,818 Non-Represented FTEs; and 3. AUTHORIZING an average 3.5% performance-based merit increase for Non-Represented employees. The wage increases for Represented employees, in accordance with the pre-negotiated Collective Bargaining Agreements, is an average 3.5% (except for SMART); and 4. APPROVING the Life of Project (LOP) budgets for new capital projects; new capital projects with LOP exceeding $5.0 million are presented in Attachment A; and 5. AMENDING the proposed budget to include any Board approved actions currently under consideration, from now to the end of fiscal year (June 30, 2022); and 6. AMENDING the proposed budget by $3.2 million, taking it from $6.8 million to   Not available Not available
2022-0114 16.ResolutionADOPT a Resolution (Attachment A) that authorizes the issuance and sale of up to $67 million in aggregate principal amount of the Proposition C Sales Tax Revenue Refunding Bonds in one or more series, and the taking all other actions necessary in connection with the issuance of the refunding bonds. (REQUIRES SEPARATE, SIMPLE MAJORITY BOARD VOTE)   Not available Not available
2022-0288 35.ProgramAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to: A. RECEIVE and FILE the Safety Contingency Plan for Law Enforcement; and B. DELEGATE authority to the Chief Executive Officer to take any and all actions necessary and appropriate to implement the contingency plan if the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) fails to meet its contractual obligations over the course of the next 12 months.   Not available Not available
2022-0368 2.MinutesAPPROVE Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting held April 28, 2022.   Not available Not available
2022-0239 5.ApplicationAPPROVE the programming of $108.79 million in state and local funds to commit local match for Metro’s grant applications to the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to procure up to 160 battery-electric buses and supportive charging infrastructure and for related workforce development activities, as detailed in the funding plan in Attachment A.   Not available Not available
2022-0198 6.ProgramCONSIDER: A. APPROVING: 1. programming of an additional $550,000 within the capacity of Measure M Multi-Year Subregional Program (MSP) - Active Transportation Program (Attachment A); 2. programming of an additional $3,449,000 within the capacity of Measure M MSP - Transit Program (Attachment B); 3. inter-program borrowing and programming of an additional $2,400,000 from the Subregion’s Measure M MSP - Active Transportation Program to the Highway Efficiency Program (Attachment C); and B. REPROGRAMMING of projects previously approved to meet environmental, design, right-of-way, and construction time frames; and C. AUTHORIZING the CEO or their designee to negotiate and execute all necessary agreements and/or amendments for approved projects.   Not available Not available
2022-0234 7.ProgramCONSIDER: A. APPROVING: 1. programming of an additional $150,000 within the capacity of Measure M Multi-Year Subregional Program (MSP) - Bus System Improvement Program, (Attachment A); 2. programming of an additional $6,452,974 within the capacity of Measure M MSP - Active Transportation Program (Attachment B); 3. inter-program borrowing and programming of an additional $8,395,000 from Measure M MSP - Active Transportation and Highway Demand Based Programs to the First/Last Mile and Complete Streets Program (Attachment C); and 4. programming of $1,000,000 within the capacity of Measure M MSP - Highway Demand Based Program (Attachment E); and B. REPROGRAMMING of projects previously approved in order to meet environmental, design, right-of-way, and construction time frames; and C. AUTHORIZING the CEO or their designee to negotiate and execute all necessary agreements for approved projects.   Not available Not available
2022-0100 8.ProjectCONSIDER: A. Alternative 1, the “No Build” alternative, as the new Locally Preferred Alternative for the I-710 South Corridor Project Final Environmental Document; and B. RECEIVING AND FILING overview of 710 Task Force and development of the I-710 South Corridor Investment Plan in place of the previous I-710 South Corridor Project.   Not available Not available
2022-0094 10.ResolutionAPPROVE the Resolution in Attachment A that: A. AUTHORIZES the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) or their designee to claim $51,241,974 in fiscal year (FY) 2021-22 LCTOP grant funds for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor Operations Project and/or the Fareless System Initiative (FSI) Pilot; B. CERTIFIES that Metro will comply with LCTOP certification and assurances and the authorized agent requirements; and C. AUTHORIZES the CEO or their designee to execute all required documents and any amendment with the California Department of Transportation. BUTTS AMENDMENT: Since LCTOP is eligible for Crenshaw Startup and Operations as well as the FSI Pilot Program, I would move to request a report back in August on the Operations funding outlook beyond Fiscal Year 23 and how LCTOP can help forestall the expected operations deficit specifically as it pertains to Crenshaw.   Not available Not available
2022-0251 13.Informational ReportCONSIDER: A. RECEIVING AND FILING the Management Audit Services FY 2022 third quarter report; and B. ADOPTING the Management Audit Services Audit Charter (Attachment B).   Not available Not available
2021-0814 17.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to: A. EXECUTE Modification No. 8 with ZEBGO Partners, JV, to continue technical consultant services for the Zero Emission Bus (ZEB) Program Master Plan and as needed tasks for ZE implementation support at the cost-plus fixed fee price of $3,500,624, increasing the Contract value from $7,139,376 to $10,640,000 thus allowing for an 18 month period of performance extension from June 30, 2022 to January 1, 2024; and B. INCREASE Contract Modification Authority by $350,062 for a total of $3,850,687 to facilitate the as needed tasks for ZE implementation support under Modification No. 8.   Not available Not available
2022-0185 18.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to execute Modification No. 4 to Contract No. OP1405120003367 with Los Angeles Glass Company, Inc. for Glass Replacement, and Installation services in the amount of $1,440,000, increasing the contract four-year base authority from $2,795,911 to $4,235,911.   Not available Not available
2021-0773 25.ProgramAPPROVE: A. The California High Speed Rail Authority Project Management Funding Agreement (PMFA) in the amount of $423.335 million for the Link US Phase A Project and authorize the CEO to execute the Project Management Funding Agreement (PMFA) pursuant to Senate Bill 1029; and B. A Partial Preconstruction Phase Life of Project Budget in the amount of $297.818 million, including $121.382 million for the new Preconstruction Work and $176.436 million for work previously approved by the Board since 2015.   Not available Not available
2022-0090 27.ProjectCONSIDER: A. APPROVING proposed amendments to the Metro Advisory Body Compensation Policy (ABC Policy) (Attachment A); and B. DELEGATING authority to the CEO or their designee to amend the ABC Policy, with the exception of the advisory body tiers and respective compensation amounts, as-needed to implement the policy.   Not available Not available
2020-0501 29.Motion / Motion ResponseAPPROVE guidelines for the use of the Subregional Equity Program funds (Attachment A).   Not available Not available
2022-0101 30.Motion / Motion ResponseCONSIDER: A. RECEIVING and FILING the report back to Motion 43 on a 48 by 2028 Policy Objective to Increase Small and Disadvantaged Business Participation; and B. ADOPTING the Top 8 for 48 by ‘28 Plan.   Not available Not available
2022-0369 34.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
2022-0370  Informational ReportRECEIVE General Public Comment   Not available Not available