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Meeting Name: Planning and Programming Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/16/2022 10:30 AM Minutes status: Draft  
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2022-0578 16.ProjectCONSIDER: A. RECEIVING AND FILING: 1. The North San Fernando Valley (NSFV) Transit Corridor environmental study findings per Senate Bill 288 Statutory Exemption requirements; and 2. The outreach summary report for community meetings and stakeholder briefings conducted throughout spring to fall 2022; B. APPROVING the Proposed Measure M NSFV Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Network Improvements Project for implementation; C. APPROVING the finding that the Proposed Project is statutorily exempt from CEQA under Sections 21080.19 and 21080.25(b); and D. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to file a CEQA Notice of Exemption (NOE) for the Project with the Los Angeles County Clerk.   Not available Not available
2022-0585 8.ProgramCONSIDER: A. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to execute an Option Agreement with East Los Angeles Community Corporation (Developer or ELACC) for the ground lease of Metro-owned property at 2400 E. 1st Street in Boyle Heights (Project Site); B. ADOPTING findings that the Peabody Werden House (Project) restoration and rehabilitation is categorically exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act, Cal. Pub. Res. Code §§ 21000 et seq. (CEQA) pursuant to Section 21084 of the California Public Resource Code and the following sections of the CEQA Guidelines, each of which provides separate and independent bases for exemption: (i) Sections 15301(d), (n), and (p) (existing facilities); (ii) Section 15302(c) (replacement or reconstruction of existing facilities involving negligible or no expansion of capacity); (iii) Section 15325(e) (transfers of ownership in the land to preserve existing natural conditions and historical resources); and (iv) Section 15332 (in-fill development projects); and C. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to file a Notice of Exemption for the Pr   Not available Not available
2022-0647 9.ContractCONSIDER: A. RECEIVING AND FILING update on Phase 1 of the ESFVTC Shared ROW Study; and B. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to execute Modification No. 2 for Optional Phase 2 of Task Order No. PS80628-5433000 to Mott MacDonald for professional services for Supplemental Analysis on the East San Fernando Valley Transit Corridor (ESFVTC) from Sylmar/San Fernando to Van Nuys Boulevard (Shared ROW Study) in the amount of $1,463,005, increasing the task order value from $343,218 to $1,806,223, and extending the period of performance from December 30, 2022, to June 30, 2024.   Not available Not available
2022-0659 10.ProgramCONSIDER: A. APPROVING the Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 Solicitation for Proposals for up to $13,845,982 in funds under the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Section 5310 Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Program; and B. ALLOCATING $14,748,981 in FTA Section 5310 funds for Access Services as identified by the FY 2023 funding allocation process for traditional capital projects to support complementary paratransit service required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990.   Not available Not available
2022-0661 11.ContractAPPROVE the Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 Solicitation for Proposals for up to $7,865,833 in funds available to Metro through the State of California’s Access for All Program.   Not available Not available
2022-0683 12.AgreementAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer or her designee to: A. PROCEED with property acquisition and negotiation related activities in support of the Chatsworth Station Improvements, El Monte Siding Extension, Marengo Siding Extension, and Burbank Junction Speed Improvements Metrolink SCORE Phase 1 Program capital projects within Los Angeles County (SCORE Projects); B. EXECUTE funding agreements with SCRRA in the amount of $4,177,500 for the SCORE Projects; and, C. NEGOTIATE AND EXECUTE all necessary agreements and/or amendments with SCRRA for Metro support associated with the SCORE Projects.   Not available Not available
2022-0684 17.ContractCONSIDER: A. APPROVING the Lambert Station in the City of Whittier the terminus for the 9 miles Eastside Transit Corridor Phase 2 project and authorizing the preparation of the final Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the full project through California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA); B. APPROVING the Locally Preferred Alternative (LPA) as Alternative 3: IOS Greenwood, between the existing terminus of Metro L (Gold) Line to Greenwood Station; with design options for Atlantic/Pomona (open underground station) and Greenwood Station (at-grade) and a Maintenance and Storage Facility (at-grade) located in the city of Montebello; and C. APPROVING the results of the Title VI Equity Analysis: Siting and Location of Maintenance and Storage Facility Sites for the Eastside Transit Corridor Phase 2 project; D. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to execute Modification No. 22 to Contract No. PS4320-2003 with CDM Smith/AECOM Joint Venture (JV) Technical and Outreach Services to reinitiate the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) environmental clearance process in the amount of $4   Not available Not available
2022-0504 15.ProgramCONSIDER: A. APPROVING the Transit Oriented Communities Economic Development Program (EDP) and $5 million for the implementation of the Transit Oriented Communities Economic Development Investment Fund (“Fund”) with disbursement contingent upon the Metro Board of Directors (Board) approval of the Fund Guidelines; and B. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer or designee to enter into multiple agreements with financial institutions, the State of California, County of Los Angeles, cities, and other eligible entities to contribute to the Fund.   Not available Not available
2022-0695 13.ProjectCONSIDER: A. APPROVING the Transportation Communication Network (TCN) Project; B. CERTIFYING, in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), the Final Environmental Impact Report (Final EIR) for the Transportation Communication Network, if the Board concludes that it satisfies the requirements of CEQA and reflects the Board’s independent judgment following CEQA Guidelines, section 15090; C. ADOPTING, in accordance with CEQA, the: 1. Findings of Fact; 2. Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program; and D. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to file a Notice of Determination with the Los Angeles County Clerk and the State of California Clearinghouse.   Not available Not available
2022-0722 18.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to: A. EXECUTE Contract Nos. AE89212000 with HDR Engineering, Inc.; AE89212001 with HNTB Corporation; AE89212002 with Parsons Transportation Group; AE89212003 with TranSystems Corporation; and AE89212004 with WSP USA, Inc., respectively, for Multimodal Highway Program and Project Delivery Support Services and other related work, for a three-year base period for an aggregate not-to-exceed amount of $55,000,000 and one, one-year option term for a not-to-exceed amount of $5,000,000, for a total not-to-exceed amount of $60,000,000, subject to resolution of properly submitted protest(s), if any; and B. EXECUTE Task Orders within the approved not to exceed cumulative value.   Not available Not available
2022-0723 19.Motion / Motion ResponseRECEIVE AND FILE status report on the SR-14 Traffic Safety Improvements Project.   Not available Not available
2022-0733 14.ResolutionAPPROVE the All-Hazard Mitigation Plan Resolution in Attachment A that: A. ADOPTS the Metro 2022 All-Hazards Mitigation Plan in Attachment B; B. AUTHORIZES the Emergency Management Department to forward the resolution of adoption to FEMA for issuance of the Final Letter of Approval. Upon receipt, the Final Letter of Approval will be included in the Final Plan; and C. AUTHORIZES the Emergency Management Department, in collaboration with Countywide Planning and Development, to pursue FEMA preparedness grant funding to support all Metro departments and collaborative stakeholders.   Not available Not available
2022-0774  Informational ReportRECEIVE General Public Comment   Not available Not available