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11 November 30, 2007 Riverside Orange Corridor Authority82323 CB, HS, JSt, AM • Riverside Orange Corridor Authority (ROCA) W L Y Date: Friday, November 30, 2007 Time: 10:00 a.m. Where: Orange County Transportation Authority - Headquarters R E ©E I Vf 2 - 600 South Main Street, First Floor, Room 154 1u1 t� Orange, California 2 1110 • �I,RIIVppE��RSIDE COUNTY mtmBERS COMMISSION Jeff Miller Steve Adams Richard Dixon ROCA Chairman RCTC OCTA RCTC Carolyn Cavecche ROCA Vice Chairman OCTA Bill Campbell John Tavaglione Foothill/Eastern TCA and OCTA RCTC EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS Peter Herzog Jim Thor Michael A. Perovich Cindy Quon Foothill/Eastern TCA Foothill/Eastern TCA Caltrans District 8 Caltrans District 12 For further information, please contact Wendy Knowles, Orange County Transportation Authority Clerk of the Board, at (714) 560-5676. B.1.28.1 AGENDA Riverside Orange Corridor Authority Meeting (ROCA) Orange County Transportation Authority Headquarters 600 South Main Street, First Floor— Room 154 Orange, California Friday, November 30, 2007, at 10:00 a.m. 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 Dixon Special Calendar There are no Special Calendar matters. Page 1 of 2 AGENDA Riverside Orange Corridor Authority Meeting (ROCA) Consent Calendar (Item 1) 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 February 2, 2007, Riverside Orange Corridor Authority meeting. Regular Calendar There are no Regular Calendar matters. Discussion Items 2. Update on Geotechnical Studies Tony Rahimian, Consultant, Project Manager 3. Riverside — Orange County Transportation Improvements and Regional Transportation Plan Update Kia Mortazavi, Executive Director of Development, Orange County Transportation Authority 4. ROCA Members' Reports 5. Public Comments 6. Closed Session There is no Closed Session scheduled. 7. Adjournment The date of the next regularly scheduled meeting of the Riverside Orange Corridor Authority meeting is yet to be determined and will take place in Corona, California. Page 2 of 2 7 11 Item 1 MINUTES Riverside Orange Corridor Authority Meeting (ROCA) ROCA Members Present Jeff Miller, Chairman Carolyn Cavecche, Vice Chair Steve Adams Bill Campbell Richard Dixon Paul Engstrom for Michael A. Perovich Peter Herzog John Tavaglione Jim Thor Cindy Quon ROCA Members Absent None Call to Order Other Attendees Eric Haley, RCTC, Executive Director Arthur T. Leahy, OCTA, Chief Executive Officer 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 February 2, 2007, meeting of the Riverside Orange Corridor Authority was called to order by ROCA Chairman Miler at 8:33 a.m. at the Orange County Transportation Authority Headquarters, 600 South Main Street, First Floor — Room 154. Pledge of Allegiance Member Adams led in the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag of the United States of America. Special Calendar There were no Special Calendar matters. Consent Calendar (Items 1 and 2) 1. Approval of Minutes A motion was made by Member Campbell, seconded by Member Adams, and declared passed by those present, to approve minutes of the September 8, 2006, Riverside Orange Corridor Authority meeting. 2. Proposed Riverside Orange Corridor Authority Meeting Calendar for the Year 2007 A motion was made by Member Campbell, seconded by Member Adams, and declared passed by those present, to adopt the Riverside Orange Corridor Authority meeting calendar for the year 2007. February 2, 2007 Page 1 of 3 MINUTES Riverside Orange Corridor Authority MeetinO (ROCA) Regular Calendar There were no Regular Calendar matters. Other Matters 3. Grant Status Cathy Bechtel, Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC), Project Delivery Director, reported on the ROCA funding, which RCTC is responsible for administrating. The Committee had no comments or questions. 4. Riverside Orange Corridor Authority Website Update Tamara Warren, Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA), Public Communications Officer, and John Standiford, RCTC, Public Affairs Director, demonstrated how the public could access ROCA information on the OCTA and RCTC websites, which was requested by ROCA Chairman Miller. • Discussion ensured from the ROCA Members regarding consideration of a ROCA search engine and separate domain name and creating a link to the Transportation Corridor Agencies' website, which provides alternative commuting options to the 133, 241, and 261 toll roads while the 91 corridor is under construction. 5. Update on National Forest Service Application/Permit Process Tony Rahimian, Project Manager Consultant, reported that the permit application to conduct the geotechnical study within the Cleveland National Forest was submitted on January 26, 2007. Discussion ensued that the date for obtaining the permit is not known due to the involved process, and ROCA agencies agreed that the Forest Service could use their own consultants to review the environmental clearance of sites, which could expedite the process. . ROCA Vice Chairman Cavecche requested that the Congressional Delegation be informed about the permit status and process. ROCA Chairman Miller agreed and requested that a letter be drafted for his and ROCA Vice Chairman Cavecche's signatures. He also suggested follow-up phone calls. February 2, 2007 Page 2 of 3 • • MINUTES Riverside Orange Corridor Authority Meeting (ROCA) 6. Geotechnical Study Status Tony Rahimian, Project Manager Consultant, reported that a Request for Proposal was submitted by RCTC on behalf of the ROCA. The scope of work includes a geotechnical field investigation by boring for soil samples in no more than five locations along the proposed transportation alignment, as defined by the Major Investment Study Discussion ensued between Mr. Rahimian and the Members regarding the status of the Metropolitan Water District's borings, the geotechnical study to determine the viability of a surface road or tunnel alternatives, the ROCA borings that will range from 200 to 1500 feet deep, and timelines once the contract has been awarded. Joint use of this tunnel is still a possibility. 7. ROCA Members' Reports There were no ROCA Members' reports. 8. Public Comments There were no public comments. 9. Closed Session There was no Closed Session conducted. 10. Adjournment The meeting adjourned at 9:00 a.m. The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Riverside Orange Corridor Authority will be held at 10:00 a.m. on May 18, 2007, at the City of Corona — City Hall, City Council Chambers — First Floor, 400 South Vicentia Avenue, Corona, California. ATTEST Laurena Weinert OCTA Assistant Clerk of the Board Jeff Miller ROCA Chairman February 2, 2007 Page 3 of 3 II II II