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01 January 11, 2006 Commission updatediverside County ransportation Commission To: From: Jennifer Harmon Acting Clerk of the Board 75305 Riverside County Regional Complex 4080 Lemon Street, 3rd Floor • Riverside, California Mailing Address: Post Office Box 12008 • Riverside, California 92502-2208 Phone (951) 787-7141 • Fax (951) 787-7920 • www.rctc.org Agenda and Minutes Only Recipients Date: January 9, 2006 The agenda sent to you for the January 1 1' meeting of the Riverside County Transportation Commission was incorrect. Attached please find the correct agenda for replacement. I apologize for the inconvenience. If you have any questions, please contact me at 951-787-7141 . Thank you. 11.36.00 RIVERSIDE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION www.rctc.org AGENDA* *Actions may be taken on any item listed on the agenda 9:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 11, 2006 BOARD ROOM County of Riverside Administrative Center 4080 Lemon Street, First Floor, Riverside In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Government Code Section 54954.2, if special assistance is needed to participate in a Commission meeting, please contact the Clerk of the Commission at (951) 787-7141. Notification of at least 48 hours prior to meeting time will assist staff in assuring that reasonable arrangements can be made to provide accessibility at the meeting. 1. CALL TO ORDER 2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 3. ROLL CALL 4. PUBLIC COMMENTS (Items not listed on the agenda) 5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES - December 14, 2005 6. ADDITIONS/REVISIONS (The Commission may add an item to the Agenda after making a finding that there is a need to take immediate action on the item and that the item came to the attention of the Commission subsequent to the posting of the agenda. An action adding an item to the agenda requires 2/3 vote of the Commission. if there are less than 2/3 of the Commission members present, adding an item to the agenda requires a unanimous vote. Added items will be placed for discussion at the end of the agenda.) Riverside. County Transportation Commission Agenda January 11, 2006 Page 2 7. CONSENT CALENDAR - All matters on the. Consent Calendar will be approved in a single motion unless a Commissioner(s) requests separate action on specific item(s). Items pulled from the Consent Calendar will be placed for discussion at the end of the agenda. 7A. RIVERSIDE COUNTY -ORANGE COUNTY CETAP CORRIDOR PHASE 2: AMENDMENT TO COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE ORANGE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY AND RCTC AND APPROVAL OF A PROJECT MANAGEMENT SERVICES CONTRACT WITH RAHIMIAN MANAGEMENT AND CONSULTING Overview This item is for the Commission to: 1) Approve Agreement No. 04-65-041-03, Amendment No. 3 to Cooperative Agreement 04-65-041, between the Orange County Transportation Authority and RCTC for the next phase of work for the project management services consultant assisting with the Riverside County -Orange County CETAP Corridor that will include equal funding participation; 2) Approve Agreement No. 06-65-014-00 between RCTC and Rahimian Management and Consulting, Inc, in an amount not to exceed $200,000, for project management services on the Riverside County -Orange County CETAP Corridor project; and 3) Authorize the Chair, pursuant to Legal Counsel review, to execute the agreements on behalf of the Commission. 7B. TRANSPORTATION CONTROL MEASURE (TCM) PROJECT SUBSTITUTION Overview This item is for the Commission to: 1) Approve the new Corona Park -and -Ride Lot as a suitable substitution for the .City of Corona's past planned purchase of three expansion buses; and 2) Program the Park -and -Ride Lot into the Regional Transportation Improvement Program (RTIP). Riverside County Transportation Commission Agenda January 11, 2006 Page 3 7C. AUTHORIZATION TO ADVERTISE FOR CONSTRUCTION BIDS FOR THE RIVERSIDE DOWNTOWN METROIINK STATION EAST SIDE PARKING LOT Overview This item is for the Commission to authorize staff to advertise to receive bids for the construction of the Riverside Downtown Metrolink Station East Side Parking Lot. 7D. FISCAL YEAR 2005-2006 SHORT RANGE TRANSIT PLAN AMENDMENT FOR THE PERRIS VALLEY LINE AND RIVERSIDE - DOWNTOWN STATION Overview This item is for the Commission to: 1) Allocate $520,538 in State Transit Assistance (STA) funds to RCTC's Commuter Rail program for. additional analysis of noise and vibration impacts needed to obtain the environmental clearance and associated tasks on the Perris Valley Line; 2) Approve reprogramming $2,845 in Local Transportation Funds (LTF) from operating to capital for the Riverside -Downtown Station Parking Lot Expansion; and 3) Amend the Commuter Rail Program's FY 2005-06 Short Range Transit Plan (SRTP) to reflect these changes. Riverside County Transportation Commission Agenda January 11, 2006 Page 4 7E. ' SUNLINE TRANSIT AGENCY'S REQUEST TO AMEND ITS SHORT RANGE TRANSIT PLAN TO PROGRAM FUNDS FOR EXPANSION OF CLEAN FUELS MALL AND HYDROGEN INFRASTRUCTURE FACILITY Overview This item is for the Commission to: 1) Allocate $87,379 in Local Transportation Funds • (LTF) to SunLine Transit Agency as the local match for the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) Section 5309 earmark for expansion of SunLine's Clean Fuels Mall and Hydrogen Facility; 2) Include the project in the Regional Transportation Improvement Program; and 3) Amend SunLine's Short Range Transit Plan (SRTP) to reflect these changes. 7F. RTA'S REQUEST FOR ALLOCATION OF LOCAL TRANSPORTATION FUNDS AND FISCAL YEAR 2005-2006 SHORT RANGE TRANSIT PLAN AMENDMENT Overview This item is for the Commission to: 1) Authorize the Riverside Transit Agency (RTA) to spend $1,521,880 of excess operating .funds identified in June 30, 2005 financial audit; 2) Allocate $188,482 in Local Transportation Funds (LTF) from RTA's reserves; and 3) Amend RTA's FY 2005-06 Short Range Transit Plan to reflect service changes. Riverside County Transportation Commission Agenda January 11,2006 Page 5 7G. WHITESIDE MANOR'S REQUEST FOR MEASURE "A" SPECIALIZED TRANSIT FUNDS FOR PURCHASE OF CAPITAL EQUIPMENT Overview This item is for the Commission to allocate $17,845 in Measure "A" Specialized Transit funding available in Western Riverside to Whiteside Manor, Inc., for the payment of a 17-passenger, wheelchair accessible van. 7H. FISCAL YEAR 2005-2010 MEASURE "A" FIVE-YEAR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PLAN FOR LOCAL STREETS AND ROADS FOR THE CITY OF COACHELLA Overview This item is for the Commission to approve the FY 2005-09 and FY 2006-10 Measure "A" Five -Year Capital Improvement Plans for Local Streets and Roads for the City of Coachella. 71. STATE AND FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE STATUS REPORT AND REVIEW AND UPDATE OF LEGISLATIVE PROGRAM Overview This item is for the Commission to: 1) Adopt the update of the 2005-2006 RCTC Legislative Program; and 2) Receive and file the state and federal legislative status report. 8. STATUS REPORT ON THE MID COUNTY PARKWAY Overview This item is for the Commission to receive and file a status report on the Mid County Parkway (MCP) project. Riverside County Transportation Commission Agenda January 11, 2006 Page 6 9. 2006 STATE TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT Overview This item is for the Commission to approve the 2006 State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) as proposed in Attachment 2 including the following recommendations: 1) Carryover 2004 STIP state highway projects into the 2006 STIP; 2) Delete $16.882 million of local arterial projects from the 2004 STIP and reprogram with federal funds, and reprogram the $16.882 million of STIP funds on the SR 91 High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane project; 3) Maintain the Commission's commitment to fund the SR 91 HOV lane project by programming $91.3 million of 2006 STIP Western County Formula funds; 4) Support Caltrans in reprogramming $8 million of STIP/IIP funding from the Multiple Species Habitat Conservation Plan (MSHCP) land acquisition project and $23.483 million of STIP/IIP funding from the AB 3090 agreements on the SR 60 HOV lane and SR 91/Green River interchange improvement projects to the 60/215 East Junction connector project; 5) Program $1.849 million of CMAQ funds on the 60/215 East Junction connector project to complete funding on this project; 6) Maintain the Commission's commitment to fund the SR 91 HOV lane project by reprogramming $7.349 million of STIP funds from the AB 3090• agreements on the SR 60 HOV lane and SR 91/Green River interchange improvement projects; 7) Program 2006 STIP Eastern County Formula funds as proposed by the Coachella Valley Association of Governments to cover cost increases on. the 1-10 Interchanges at Bob Hope/Ramon Road, Gene Autry Trail/Palm Drive, and Date Palm Drive; 8) Enter into an agreement with Palo Verde Valley on trading 2006 STIP Palo Verde Valley Formula funds in the amount of $1.315 with Commercial Paper and programming the STIP funds on the 91 HOV lane project; 9) Program $30 million of STIP funds on the Perris Valley Line project in exchange for local funds on the SR 91 HOV project; Riverside County Transportation Commission Agenda January 11, 2006 Page 7 10) Reprogram $3.465 million of STIP funds from the City of Riverside's local arterial widening project on Van Buren Boulevard to the SR 91/Van Buren Boulevard interchange project as proposed by the City of Riverside; and 1 1) Work with Caltrans in programming an additional $4 million of STIP/IIP funds to cover the cost increase on the North Main Corona Metrolink Station Parking Structure project currently programmed in the STIP with Interregional Improvement Program (IIP) funds. 10. ITEMS PULLED FROM CONSENT CALENDAR AGENDA 11. COMMISSIONERS / EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S REPORT Overview This item provides the opportunity for the Commissioners and the Executive Director to report on attended meetings/conferences and any other items related to Commission activities. 12. CLOSED SESSION ITEM A. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL: EXISTING LITIGATION Pursuant to Subdivision (a) of Government Code Section 54956.9 Case Nos. RIC 386647 and 72 199 Y 00108 03 B. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL: ANTICIPATED LITIGATION Pursuant to Subdivision (b) of Government Code Section 54956.9 C. CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8 13. ADJOURNMENT The next Commission meeting is scheduled to be held at 9:00 a.m., Wednesday, February 8, 2006, Board Room, County of Riverside Administrative Center, 4080 Lemon Street, Riverside.