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02 February 2, 2007 Riverside Orange Corridor AuthorityCathy Bechtel Riverside Orange Corridor Authority (ROCA) AGENDA .:. Date: Time: Where: Friday, February 2, 2007 8:30 a.m. D IECIodIE JAN 3 0 2007 RIVERSIDE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION D Orange County Transportation Authority - Headquarters 600 South Main Street, First Floor, Room 154 Orange, California MEMBERS Jeff Miller ROCA Chairman RCTC Carolyn Cavecche ROCA Vice Chair OCTA Steve Adams RCTC Bill Campbell Foothill/Eastern TCA and OCTA Richard Dixon OCTA Peter Herzog Foothill/Eastern TCA John Tavaglione RCTC Jim Thor Foothill/Eastern TCA ALTERNATES Jerry Amante Foothill/Eastern TCA Alternate Bob Buster RCTC Alternate Bob Magee RCTC Alternate EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS Michael A. Perovich Caltrans District 8 Cindy Quon Caltrans District 12 For further information, please contact Wendy Knowles, Orange County Transportation Authority Clerk of the Board, at (714) 560-5676. AGENDA Riverside Orange Corridor Authority Meeting (ROCA) Orange County Transportation Authority Headquarters 600 South Main Street, First Floor— Room 154 Orange, California Friday, February 2, 2007, at 8:30 a.m. NOTE: Change of start time Any person with a disability who requires a modification or accommodation in order to participate in this meeting should contact the Orange County Transportation Authority Clerk of the Board, telephone (714) 560-5676, no less than two (2) business days prior to this meeting to enable OCTA to make reasonable arrangements to assure accessibility to this meeting. Agenda Descriptions The agenda descriptions are intended to give notice to members of the public a general summary of items of business to be transacted or discussed. The posting of the recommended actions does not indicate what action will be taken. The Committee may take any action which it deems to be appropriate on the agenda item and is not limited in any way by the notice of the recommended action. Public Comments on Agenda Items Members of the public wishing to address the Committee regarding any item appearing on the agenda may do so by completing a Speaker's Card and submitting it to the Clerk of the Board. Speakers will be recognized by the Chairman at the time the agenda item is to be considered. A speaker's comments shall be limited to three (3) minutes. Call to Order ROCA Chairman Miller Pledge of Allegiance ROCA Member Jeff Adams Special Calendar There are no Special Calendar matters. Page 1 of 3 AGENDA Riverside Orange Corridor Authority Meetin (ROCANI Consent Calendar (Items 1 and 2) All matters on the Consent Calendar are to be approved in one motion unless a Committee member or member of the public requests separate action on a specific item. 1. Approval of Minutes Of the September S, 2006, Riverside Orange Corridor Authority meeting. 2. Proposed Riverside Orange Corridor Authority Meeting Calendar for the Year 2007 Laurena Weinert, Orange County Transportation Authority, Assistant Clerk of the Board Overview Presented is the.proposed Riverside Orange Corridor Authority Calendar for the Year 2007, which will tentatively coincide with the State Route 91 Advisor. meeting dates. Recommendation Adopt the Riverside Orange Corridor Authority meeting calendar for the year 2007. Regular Calendar There are no Regular Calendar matters. Other Matters 3. Grant Status Cathy Bechtel, Riverside Transportation Commission, Project Delivery Director 4. Riverside Orange Corridor Authority Website Update Tamara S. Warren, Orange County Transportation Authority, Community Relations Officer 5. Update on National Forest Service Application/Permit Process Tony Rahimian, Consultant, Project Manager 6. Geotechnical Study Status Tony Rahimian, Consultant, Project Manager Page 2 of 3 AGENDA Riverside Orange Corridor Authority Meeting (ROCA) 7. ROCA Members' Reports 8. Public Comments 9. Closed Session There is no Closed Session scheduled. 10. Adjournment The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Riverside Orange Corridor Authority meeting will be determined and held at the City of Corona — City Hall, City Council Chambers, First Floor, 400 South Vicentia Avenue, Corona, California. Page 3 of 3 Item 1 MINUTES Riverside Orange Corridor Authority Meeting (ROCA) ROCA Members Present Jeff Miller, Chairman Carolyn Cavecche, Vice Chair Steve Adams Bill Campbell John Tavaglione Cindy Quon ROCA Members Absent Richard Dixon Michael A. Perovich Call to Order Other Attendees Eric Haley, RCTC, Executive Director Arthur T. Leahy, OCTA, Chief Executive Officer Curt Pringle, OCTA Bob Magee, RCTC Ron Roberts, RCTC Cathy Bechtel, RCTC, Project Director Steve DeBaun, RCTC, Legal Counsel Kennard R. Smart, Jr., OCTA, General Counsel Laurena Weinert, OCTA, Assistant Clerk of the Board Mary Burton, OCTA, Deputy Clerk of the Board OCTA and RCTC staff and members of the General Public The September 8, 2006, meeting of the Riverside Orange Corridor Authority was called to order at 8:40 a.m. by Jeff Miller, Council Member, City of Corona, at the City of Corona's — City Hall, Council Chamber. 1. Welcome and Introductions Jeff Miller, Council Member, City of Corona, gave opening comments. Chairman Miller introduced Rock E. Miller of Katz, Okitsu Associates. Mr. Miller presented on behalf of the Institute of Transportation Engineers an award to the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) and Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC) for their work on the Riverside County — Orange County Major Investment Study. 2. Nominations for Chair and Vice Chair A motion was made by Committee Member Campbell, seconded by Committee Member Tavaglione, and declared passed by those present, to approve Jeff Miller as Chair and Carolyn Cavecche as Vice Chair for the Riverside Orange Corridor Authority. 3A. ROCA Agreement Overview Eric Haley, RCTC, Executive Director and Arthur T. Leahy, OCTA, Chief Executive Officer provided a verbal overview. Messrs. Haley and Leahy thanked U.S. Representatives Gary Miller and Ken Calvert for their support. September 8, 2006 Page 1 of 3 MINUTES Riverside Orange Corridor Authority Meetin (rOCA� 3B. RC-OC Corridor Action Plan Update Tony Rahimian, Project Manager Consultant, provided a verbal PowerPoint presentation regarding the elements of the action plan. ROCA Member Campbell inquired about the scope and governance of the State Route 74 improvements. Mr. Rahimian indicated that projects are necessary beyond those currently underway at Caltrans and that an ad hoc committee is needed to communicate about additional projects and advocatelor necessary funding. 3C. Background on Need for Geotechnical Studies Tony Rahimian, Project Manager Consultant, provided a verbal PowerPoint presentation regarding the need for geotechnical studies. After discussion of the time required for the studies to consider co -locating water and transportation tunnels (three years to a decision to pursue an environmental document), the Committee agreed to request that RCTC begin the permit process with the Forest Service and retain consultant resources necessary for geotechnical work and refinement of alignments. At the request of ROCA Chair Miller, Mr. Haley committed to having a websit available by the next meeting, which would be accessible to the public f� information about the Riverside County — Orange County improvement efforts. 3D. Update on Metropolitan Water District Geotechnical Studies Tony Rahimian, Project Manager Consultant, reported that the Metropolitan Water District expects to be issued permits for their first two borings in September 2006. 3E. Options for Use of Federal Funds Cathy Bechtel, RCTC, Project Director, reported on the schedule for receipt for the federal funds ($15.8 million in earmarked for transportation alternatives and $2 million earmarked for CETAP corridors). A total of $10 million of those funds would be available in the next year. ROCA Chair Miller requested a presentation at the next meeting on Measure M and Measure A. • September 8, 2006 Page 2 of 3 MINUTES Riverside Orange Corridor Authority Meeting (ROCA) 3F. Next Meeting — December 2006 The date and time of the December 2006 meeting is to be determined and will be held at the Orange County Transportation Authority Headquarters, 600 South Main Street, Room 154, Orange, California. 4. Public Comments There were no Public Comments. 5. Adjournment The meeting adjourned at 9:40 a.m. The next regularly scheduled meeting date and time of the Riverside Orange Corridor Authority is to be determined and will be held at the Orange County Transportation Authority Headquarters, 600 South Main Street, First Floor — Room 154, Orange, California. ATTEST Laurena Weinert OCTA Assistant Clerk of the Board Jeff Miller ROCA Chairman September 8, 2006 Page 3 of 3 1 Item 2 • PR OCTA February 2, 2007 To: Riverside Orange Corridor Authority From: Arthur T. Leahy, Chief Executive Officer Subject: Proposed Riverside Orange Corridor Authority Meeting Calendar for the Year 2007 Overview Presented is the proposed Riverside Orange Corridor Authority meeting calendar for 2007, depicting the dates of the meetings for the year, which will tentatively coincide with the State Route 91 Advisory Committee meeting dates. Recommendation Adopt the Riverside Orange Corridor Authority meeting calendar for the year 2007. Discussion The year 2007, Riverside Orange Corridor Authority (ROCA) calendar has been prepared by the Orange County Transportation Authority Assistant Clerk of the Board, with input from the ROCA Chair, and is presented for approval and adoption. The proposed meeting calendar 2007 schedule is provided as Attachment A. Summary Approval is requested for the Riverside Orange Corridor Authority meeting calendar, which sets dates for the upcoming year of 2007. Orange County Transportation Authority 550 South Main Street/ P.O. Box 14184 / Orange / California 92863-1584 / (714) 560-OCTA (6282) Proposed Riverside Orange Corridor Authority Meeting Calendar Page 2 • for the Year 2007 Attachment A. Proposed 2007 Meeting Calendar Riverside Orange Corridor Authority Prepared by: (AAO-kn ecp---- Laurena Weinert Assistant Clerk of the Board (714) 560-5443 • • • ATTACHMENT A PROPOSED 2007 MEETING CALENDAR RIVERSIDE ORANGE CORRIDOR AUTHORITY Date Time _ . Location ' February 2, 2007 (1st Friday) 8:30 a.m. Orange County Transportation Authority Headquarters — First Floor, Room 154 600 South Main Street Orange, California May 18, 2007 (3`d Friday) 10:00 a.m. City of Corona — City Hall City Council Chambers - First Floor 400 South Vicentia Avenue Corona, California August 3, 2007 (1st Friday) 10:00 a.m. Orange County Transportation Authority Headquarters — First Floor, Room 154 600 South Main Street Orange, California November 30, 2007 (5th Friday) 10:00 a.m. City of Corona — City Hall City Council Chambers - First Floor 400 South Vicentia Avenue Corona, California