Please note: this meeting's minutes have not been finalized yet. Actions taken on legislation and their results are not available.
Meeting Name: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/26/2023 10:00 AM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Watch online: Listen by phone: Dial 888-251-2949 and enter Access Code: 8231160# (English) or 4544724# (Español)
To give written or live public comment, please see the top of page 4
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Not available  
Meeting video: eComment: Not available  
File #Agenda #TypeTitleActionResultAction DetailsAudio
2023-0032 3.Oral Report / PresentationRECEIVE remarks by the Chair.   Not available Not available
2023-0033 4.Oral Report / PresentationRECEIVE report by the Chief Executive Officer.   Not available Not available
2022-0744 19.Informational ReportRECEIVE AND FILE a status report on the End of Line Policy evaluation.   Not available Not available
2023-0043 37.Oral Report / PresentationAPPROVE Motion by Directors Najarian, Butts, Barger, Dutra, and Sandoval that: A. Title 6, Chapter 6-05 of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (“Metro”) Administrative Code (the “Code”), otherwise known as the Metro Customer Code of Conduct, be amended to clarify that the use and sale of illegal drugs is prohibited on the Metro system and subject to immediate ejection, and possible fine and exclusion, consistent with other prohibited activity as provided for in the fine schedule of the Code, in addition to any criminal or other civil penalties that might apply. B. The Communications Department take steps to inform the riding public that Metro has a policy prohibiting the use or sale of illegal drugs on the Metro; and C. The System Security and Law Enforcement Department include in its top priorities the enforcement of this prohibition against use or sale of illegal drugs on Metro’s system. D. The Operations Department shall work with all other departments in Metro, law enforcement, and other agencies including substance abuse and addiction recove   Not available Not available
2022-0759 38.ProjectCONSIDER: A. HOLDING a public hearing on the proposed Resolutions of Necessity; and B. ADOPTING the Resolutions of Necessity authorizing the commencement of an eminent domain action to acquire a partial fee interest (“Fee”) and a 48-month Temporary Construction Easement (“TCE”) from the property located at 12611 Artesia Boulevard, Cerritos, CA, APN: 7030-001-048, CPN: 81510-1, -2, -3, -4 and a 48-month TCE from the property located at 12651 Artesia Boulevard, Cerritos, CA, APN: 7030-001-049, CPN: 81511-1. The above listed requirements are collectively identified as the “Property Interests” as identified in (Attachment A). (REQUIRES 2/3 VOTE OF THE BOARD)   Not available Not available
2023-0034 2.MinutesAPPROVE Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting held December 1, 2022 and the Special Board Meeting held January 4, 2023.   Not available Not available
2022-0824 5.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to execute Modification No. 5 to Contract No. AE51242000 with Cordoba/HNTB Design Partners, Inc. to continue advanced conceptual engineering support in the amount of $17,958,254, increasing the total current contract value from $17,556,103 to $35,514,357 and extend the period of performance from February 28, 2023 to June 30, 2024.   Not available Not available
2022-0737 6.PolicyCONSIDER: A. APPROVING: 1. Programming of an additional $3,537,374 within the capacity of Measure M Multi-Year Subregional Program (MSP) - Modal Connectivity and Complete Streets Projects, as shown in Attachment A; 2. Programming of an additional $8,848,631 within the capacity of Measure M MSP - Transit Projects, as shown in Attachment B; 3. Reprogramming of one previously awarded project in the Measure M MSP - Active Transportation Projects, as shown in Attachment C; 4. Inter-program borrowing and programming of $1,000,000 from the Subregion’s Measure M MSP - Modal Connectivity and Complete Streets Projects to the Measure M MSP - Highway Efficiency, Noise Mitigation and Arterial Projects, as shown in Attachment D; and B. AUTHORIZING the CEO or their designee to negotiate and execute all necessary agreements and/or amendments for approved projects.   Not available Not available
2022-0838 7.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
2022-0576 8.ProgramCONSIDER: A. APPROVING $18,928,000 in additional programming and funding changes within the capacity of the Measure R Multimodal Highway Subregional Programs (see Attachment A for updated project list): · Las Virgenes Malibu Operational Improvements · Gateway Cities I-605 Corridor “Hot-Spots” Interchange Improvements · Gateway Cities I-710 South Early Action · North Los Angeles County SR-138 Safety Enhancements · North Los Angeles County I-5/SR-14 Safety Enhancements · South Bay I-405, I-110, I-105 & SR-91 Improvements B. APPROVING the deobligation of $26,892,000 of previously approved Measure R Multimodal Highway Subregional Program funds for re-allocation to other existing Board-approved Measure R projects; C. DELEGATING the Chief Executive Officer or their designee the authority to: 1. Amend Measure R funding Agreements to modify the scope of work of projects and project development phases consistent with eligibility requirements; 2. Administratively extend funding agreement lapse dates for Measure R funding agreements to meet environmental, design, right-of-way, and co   Not available Not available
2022-0805 9.ContractAPPROVE the funding agreement with the San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments in the amount of $293,590,000 for the State Route (SR)-57/SR-60 construction phase.   Not available Not available
2022-0847 10.ProgramCONSIDER: A. RECEIVING AND FILING a report on Metro’s upcoming applications for funding appropriated by Assembly Bill (AB) 180 to the California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA) for the Transit and Intercity Rail Capital Program (TIRCP) Cycle 6 and High-Priority Grade Crossing Improvement and Separation Projects as prioritized in Attachment A; B. APPROVING the programming and expenditure of $8.5 million of Measure M High Desert Multipurpose Corridor (HDMC) funds identified in the Expenditure Plan to be repurposed as a local match for a TIRCP Cycle 6 grant application to be submitted by the High Desert Corridor Joint Powers Authority (HDCJPA) and to leverage other state and federal funds for advancing HDMC project needs; and C. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) or their designee to request from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) approval for entry into the Project Development Phase of the Capital Investment Grants (CIG) Program for the Locally Preferred Alternative (LPA) of the Metro L (Gold) Line Eastside Transit Corridor Phase 2 Project to meet CalSTA’   Not available Not available
2022-0772 11.ProgramCONSIDER: A. EXECUTING a Funding Agreement (FA) with the Southern California Regional Rail Authority (SCRRA) in the amount of $16,563,581 for final design services for the Antelope Valley Line - Capital and Service Improvements Project (Project) to a 60% design level; and B. AUTHORIZING the CEO or their designee to negotiate and execute all agreements necessary to implement the Project.   Not available Not available
2022-0625 14.AgreementAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”), or their designee, to execute a five-year option to extend the existing lease agreement with Andy Azad 2002 Irrevocable Trust (“Landlord”) for the use of 44,964 rentable square feet (“RSF”) of warehouse and office space located at 2950 East Vernon Avenue in Vernon (“Vernon Warehouse”), commencing August 1, 2023, at a monthly rental rate of $46,391.78 with fixed annual increases of approximately three percent (3%) for a total of $2,955,603 over the five-year option term. The annualized rental rate over the initial term, including the option increases the total amount of the lease from $2,189,247 to $5,144,850.   Not available Not available
2022-0834 18.AgreementAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to enter into a Master Cooperative Agreement with the City of Inglewood (the “COI”) for the Inglewood Transit Connector Project (the “Project”).   Not available Not available
2022-0827 21.ProjectAPPROVE a long-term advertising purchase for up to 12 months at Culver City Station from HBO, generating an estimated $484,000 in net revenues for Metro. This is not a title sponsorship and will not affect Culver City Station’s title nor the adjacent private property’s title, Ivy Station.   Not available Not available
2022-0836 22.ContractAUTHORIZE: A. an increase in the contract modification authority (CMA) for Contract AE58083E0129 with Gannet Fleming, Inc, in the not-to-exceed amount of $25,985,967, thus increasing the current not-to-exceed CMA amount from $12,394,970 to a new CMA amount not-to-exceed $38,380,937, thereby increasing the contract value to $111,863,617 should all modifications be executed; and B. the Chief Executive Officer to negotiate and execute any contract modifications within and up to the authorized total CMA amount.   Not available Not available
2022-0718 23.ProjectAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to: A. AWARD AND EXECUTE a cost reimbursable fixed fee contract, Contract No. PS89856, to Kal Krishnan Consulting Services/Triunity Engineering and Management, a DBE Prime Joint Venture, for Program Control Support Services for a term of five (5) years for a not-to-exceed amount of $85,000,000, plus two one-year options for an amount not-to-exceed $38,0000,000, resulting in a total not-to-exceed amount of $123,000,000 through Fiscal Year 2030, with a not-to-exceed funding amount of $50,000,000 for the first three years of the contract, subject to resolution of any properly submitted protest; and B. EXECUTE individual Contract Work Orders and Contract Modifications within the Board approved contract funding amount.   Not available Not available
2022-0717 27.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to award a firm fixed unit rate Contract No. OP917120008370 to Los Angeles Glass Company Inc. for systemwide glass replacement and installation service. The contract three-year base term not-to-exceed amount is $3,544,842, effective March 1, 2023, subject to resolution of protest(s), if any.   Not available Not available
2022-0837 28.ContractAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to award a four-year, firm fixed unit rate Contract No. PS92829000 to Shaw HR Consulting, Inc. to provide support with the administration of Metro’s Disability Interactive Process for an amount not-to-exceed $1,122,000 for the two-year base term, plus $561,000 each for the two, one-year option terms, for a combined not-to-exceed amount of $2,244,000, subject to the resolution of any timely protest(s), if any.   Not available Not available
2020-0637 30.ProjectAUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to solicit competitive negotiations Request for Proposals (RFPs), pursuant to Public Contract Code (PCC) §20217 and Metro’s procurement policies and procedures for the acquisition of new Battery Electric Buses (BEBs) and supporting Charging Infrastructure. (REQUIRES TWO-THIRDS VOTE OF THE FULL BOARD)   Not available Not available
2023-0035 36.ResolutionCONSIDER making the following findings: Pursuant to Assembly Bill (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: A. In accordance with AB 361 Section 3(e)(3), California Government Code Section 54953(e)(3), the Metro Board has reconsidered the circumstances of the State of Emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and that the State of Emergency remains active; and B. In accordance with AB 361 Section 3(e)(3), California Government Code Section 54953(e)(3), the state of emergency continues to directly impact the ability of the members to meet safely in person. Therefore, all such bodies will continue to meet via teleconference subject to the requirements of AB 361.   Not available Not available
2023-0036  Informational ReportRECEIVE General Public Comment   Not available Not available