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12 December 12, 1990 Budget & Finance• • RIVERSIDE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION 053'756 AGENDA* BUDGET AND FINANCE COMMITTEE (Commissioners Russell Beirich, Corky Larson, Pat Murphy) 12:00 P.M. WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 1990 RCTC CONFERENCE ROOM 3560 UNIVERSITY AVENUE, SUITE 100, RIVERSIDE 1. CALL TO ORDER. 2. RCTC FRONT FUNDING FOR CALTRANS' OFFICE MODIFICATIONS - RCTC AGENDA ITEM #4A2 Administrative Committee Recommendation: Approve up to $35,000 to cover the cost of required modifications to Caltrans' offices, subject to repayment by Ca'trans at such time they take possession of the property, as Lessee. Staff Recommendation: Th4 same as the Administrative and Budget and Finance Committees recommendation. 3. CASH IMPRF.ST ACCOUNT - RCTC AGENDA ITEM #4A1 Administrative Committee Recommendation: Approve the establishment of a cash imprest account in the amount of $5,000 and ditject staff to transfer this amount from the County to a local bank. This amount falls within the current budget and will be transferred from the Contingency Account. 4. CONTRACT STATUS AND comet mENf REPORTS. - RCTC AGENDA ITEM #4F1 Administrative Committee Recommendation: Receive and file. Staff Recommendation: The same as the Administrative and Budget and Finance Committees recommendations. 5. RCTC/MEASURE A/SAFE AUDIT DRAFT REPORTS. Presentation and material will be presented to the Committee at the meeting by Ernst & Young, Commission Auditors. 6. POTENTIAL JOINT ACTION BY SALES TAX AUTHORITIES TO SEEK RECOVERY OF INTEREST ON TRANSACTIONS AND USE TAX FUNDS - RCTC AGENDA ITEM #4F2 Administrative Committee Recommendation: That RCTC offer to participate up to $1,500 for the cost of additional research by Nossaman, et al. However, in light of State budget considerations, RCTC should not express interest in litigation at this time. Staff Recommendation: The same as the Administrative Committee recommendation. *NOTE: PLEASE REFER TO YOUR RCTC FULL AGENDA PACKETS. 7. ERNST & YOUNG COTO REVIEW RCTC FINANCIAL FORECTC AGENDA ITEM #4F4 Administrative Committee Recommendation: That Commission approve Ernst & Young's contract to provide evaluation and examination of the Commission's financial forecast at a cost not to exceed $40,000, excluding out-of-pocket expenses not to exceed 15%. Staff Recommendation: The same as the Administrative and Budget and Finance Committees recommendations. 8. DRAFT WORK PROGRAM FOR FINANCIAL PLAN UPDATE - RCTC AGENDA ITEM #4F5 Administrative Committee Recommendation: For discussion and/or action. Staff Recommendation: The same as the Administrative Committee's recommendation. 9. SCHEDULE FOR RATING AGENCIES PRESENTATIONS - RCTC AGENDA ITEM #10A Staff Recommendation: For information only. 10. SIZE OF BOND ISSUES - LONG AND SHORT TERM - RCTC AGENDA ITEM #10B Staff Recommendation: For discussion and/or action. 11. 11A. REVIEW OF SAFE INSURANCE POLICIES - RCTC AGENDA ITEM #4B2 Administrative Committee Recommendation: Recommend SAFE Board authorize staff to follow up on the recommendations resulting from ARMTECH review of the SAFE insurance policies with the exception of the purchase of the Inland Marine policy form. Staff Recommendation: The same as the Administrative and Budget and Finance Committees recommendation. 11B CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY PATROL -INDIRECT COST RECOVERY INCREASE- RCIICAGENDA 1TEM #4B1 Administrative Committee Recommendation: To authorize the Executive Director to execute the letter agreement amending the contract with the California Highway Patrol for indirect cost recovery for FY 1990-91. StaffRecommendation: The same as the Administrative Committee recommendation. 12. MEASURE A ITEMS. 12A ROUTE 91 RIDESHARE MARKETING PROJECT - RCTC AGENDA ITEM #4C1A Administrative Committee Recommendation: That the Commission approve, pursuant to existing commuter buspool policy, the expenditure of Measure A Commuter Assistance funds in the amount of: 1) $3,000 to extend the existing marketing project through the end of the year; 2) $14,100 annually for the County of Orange/Santa Ana Civic Center buspool pursuant to formal action by the County of Orange to fund the buspool at an annual cost of $51,900 and enter into an agreement with RTA to provide said service; 3) $20,000 for implementation of the two month rideshare marketing project at a second employer site, and 4) That the Commission identify this effort as consistent with the Transportation Management Plan for Route 91. Staff Recommendation: The same as the Administrative and Budget and Finance Committees recommendation. 12B MORENO VALLEYOLERTON COMMUTER BUSPOOL - RCTENDA ITEM #4C1B Administrative Committee Recommendation: 1) That the Commission approve, pursuant to existing commuter buspool policy, the expenditure of Measure A Commuter Assistance funds in the amount of $14,100 annually for a Moreno Valley/Fullerton commuter buspool to be contracted for by the Riverside Transit Agency; and 2) That the Commission identify this effort as consistent with the Transportation Management Plan which addresses the mitigation of construction activities on Route 91. Staff Recommendation: The same as the Administrative and Budget and Finance Committees recommendation. 12C MOBILE COMMIflER STORE - RCTC AGENDA ITEM #4C1C Administrative Committee Recommendation: That the Commission direct staff to: 1) complete development and implementation of the mobile commuter store project in cooperation with the participating funders; 2) continue to work with SCAQMD to fund up to 50% of the start-up and operations costs; and, 3) approve the expenditure of Measure A commuter assistance funds in an amount not to exceed $100,000 for start-up costs in FY 90-91 and $68,400 for operations in the July, 1991 through June, 1992. Staff Recommendation: The same as the Administrative and Budget and Finance Committees recommendation. 13. WESTERN COUNTY SPECIALIZED ELDERLY/HANDICAPPED FUNDING REOUESTS 13A MEASURE A SPECIALIZED TRANSIT FUNDS FOR CfIY OF RIVERSIDE EMERGENCY DIAL -A RIDE SERVICE - RCTC AGENDA ITEM #db Administrative Committee Recommendation: That the Commission approve the Measure A funding request from the City of Riverside in an amount not to exceed $13,000, subject to the conditions of the Measure A Specialized Transit and Commuter Service Program policies. Staff Recommendation: The same as the Administrative and Budget and Finance Committees recommendation. 13B MEASURE A SPECIALIZED TRANSIT FUNDS FOR MEDITRANS SERVICES. INC. - RCTC AGENDA ITEM #4D2 Administrative Committee Recommendation: That the Commission approve the Measure A funding request of $20,320 from Meditrans Services, subject to the conditions of the Measure A Specialized Transit and Commuter Service Program policies. Staff Recommendation: The same as the Administrative and Budget and Finance Committees recommendation. 13C MEASURE A SPECIALIZED TRANSIT FUNDS FOR FRIENDS OF MORENO VALLEY SENIOR CENTER. INC. - RCTC AGENDA ITEM #4D3 Administrative Committee Recommendation: That the Commission approve the Measure A funding request of $14,000 from Friends of Moreno Valley Senior Center, subject to the conditions of the Measure A Specialized Transit and Commuter Service Program policies. Staff Recommendation: The same as the Administrative and Budget and Finance Committees recommendation. 3 • • 13D MEASURE A SPECIALIZED TRANSIT FUNDS FOR RIVERSIDE GENERAL HOSPITAL - RCTC AGENDA ITEM #4D4 Administrative Committee Recommendation: That the Commission approve the Measure A funding request of $70,518 from Riverside General Hospital, subject to the conditions of the Measure A Specialized Transit and Commuter Service Program policies. Staff Recommendation: The same as the Administrative and Budget and Finance Committees recommendation. 13E RIVERSIDE TRANSIT AGENCY REOUEST FOR MEASURE A FUNDS FOR RIVERSIDE COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION WORKABILITY PROGRAM - RCTC AGENDA ITEM #4D5 Administrative Committee Recommendation: That the Commission approve the Measure A funding request of $5,130 from Riverside Transit Agency subject to the conditions of the Measure A specialized Transit and Commuter Service Program policies. Staff Recommendation: The same as the Administrative and Budget and Finance Committees recommendation. 14. HIGHWAY MATTERS 14A CONTRACT AMENDMENT: PARSONS. BRINCKERHOFF. OUADE AND DOUGLAS FOR PRELIMINARY DESIGN AND ENVIRONMENTAL ANALYSIS OF THE I-215 PROJECT - RCTC AGENDA ITEM #4E1 Administrative Committee Recommendation: Approve Amendment No. 1 to Consultant Agreement No. 90-18 with Parsons, Brinckerhoff, Quade and Douglas, Inc. in the amount of $4,017,864, with a 15% contingency amount of $602,680, for a maximum contract amount of $4,620,544. Funds for this contract are included in the FY 1990-91 budget. Staff Recommendation: The same as the Administrative and Budget and Finance Committees recommendation. 14B CONSULTANT AGREEMENT will KORVE ENGINEERING. INC. FOR TRAFFIC ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR THE: 1) ROUTE 79 (GILMAN SPRINGS ROAD TO FIRST STREET. IN THE QTY OF BANNING) WIDENING PROJECT: AND. 2) ROUTE 79 (KELLER ROAD TO NEWPORT ROAD) WIDENING PROJECT - RCTC AGENDA ITEM #4E2 Administrative Committee Recommendation: To approve the contract with Korve Engineering for Traffic Engineering Services for an amount not to exceed $200,000 and direct staff to continue negotiations and bring the fmal contract value before the Commission at its December meeting. Staff Recommendation: The same as the Administrative and Budget and Finance Committees recommendation. 4 • • 14C MOU FOR SAN TIMOTEO TRANSPORTATION CORRIDOR STUDY- RCTC AGENDA ITEM #4E3 Administrative Committee Recommendation: 1) That RCTC participate with SANBAG in the funding (approximately $117,500) and sponsorship of the San Timoteo Canyon corridor study; 2) That RCTC approve the draft MOU between RCTC and SANBAG defining RCTCs funding participation and making SANBAG the lead agency for the study; and 3) That the Commission approve designation of the corridor as a potential alternative to future projects on Route 215 between Route 60 and Route 10. Staff Recommendation: The same as the Administrative and Budget and Finance Committees recommendation. 14D TUDOR ENGINEERING - RCTC AGENDA ITEM #4E4 Administrative Committee Recommendation: That RCTC approve a contract with an expected range of cost of $250,000 to $300,000. As the technical scope of work has not changed, this recommendation should hold for an amount less than the approved recommended range. Staff Recommendation: Approve the Tudor Engineering contract for traffic engineering services for three projects on Route 74 for a base contract amount of $175,155 with a 15% contingency item of $26,273. The total approved contract value would be $201,428. 14E MEASURE A INTERCHANGE PROGRAM - JOB DEVELOPMENT - RCTC AGENDA ITEM #4E5 Administrative Committee Recommendation: 1) Agree with the Caimans assessment of the proposed Date/I-15 interchange that it would not be reasonable to seek FHWA spacing policy exception for the Date Street project due to its location in relation to the I-15/I-215 interchange and the costs that would be required to mitigate safety issues; 2) Delete the Date Street project from the Measure A Interchange Program; 3) Move the proposed Pennsylvania Avenue/I-215 project from Tier II into Tier I to replace the Date Street project. Staff Recommendation: The same as the Administrative and Budget and Finance Committees recommendations. 14F AUT7HORIZ4T7ON TO RETAIN DYE. TTIOMAS. LUBBS, AND MORT (A LAW FIRM) AS SPECIAL COUNSEL TO WEBB ASSOCIATES CONTRACT Staff Recommendation: That RCTC authorize the hiring of Dye, Thomas, Luebs and Mort to resolve the conflict of interest issue and set aside and amount not to exceed $10,000 to cover the expense of doing so. 15. COMMUTER RAIL STUDY - MORRISON-KNUDSEN ENGINEERS. INC. Staff Recommendations: 1) Approve the revised Scope of Services and additional cost as a contract amendment; 2) Authorize appropriate budget transfers from Measure A Contingencies to Measure A Consultants/Other; and 3) Authorize the Executive Director to execute agreements with LACTC, LOSSAN, SANBAG, and OCTC for reimbursement of proportionate shares of additional costs. 16. ADJOURNMENT. 5