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03 March 13, 1996 CommissionFile RIVERSIDE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 1996 2:00 P.M. RIVERSIDE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION 3560 UNIVERSITY AVENUE, SUITE 100 RIVERSIDE, CALIFORNIA 92501 AGENDA 1. CALL TO ORDER. 2. PUBLIC COMMENTS. 3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES. 4. AGENDA ADDITIONS/DELETIONS. 5. ADMINISTRATIVE ITEMS/FINANCIAL ITEMS. 5A. Legislative Program. Overview Items included under this part of the agenda are the Sacramento Report from Smith- Kempton, and the Washington Reports from David Turch and Cliff Madison. These items are recommended to the Commission for approval as receive and file. Additional information may be reported to the Commission by the Standing Committee on Legislation, which meets prior to the beginning of the Commission meeting. Actions may be requested on legislative positions or policy proposals brought forward as recommendations from that committee. 5B. Programming of Future CMAQ and STP Funds. Overview Staff is recommending that the Commission approve lump sums in the 1996 TIP for rehabilitation/reconstruction and highway operation improvement projects for the 1996/97 fiscal year to expedite obligation of funds for projects to be approved in the next authorization of ISTEA. 5C. Commissioners/Executive Director's Report. Overview This item is placed on the agenda to provide Commissioners/Executive Director the opportunity to report on activities representing the Commission. Page 2 RCTC Agenda March 13, 1996 6. HIGHWAYS/LOCAL STREETS AND ROADS. 6A. Route 79 (Lambs Canyon) Status Report. Overview Staff will provide an oral report and slides to show the progress made to date on the Route 79 widening and Gilman Springs Grade Separation projects. 6B. Status Report on Route 71; Reprogram $ 1 million Demonstration Funding to Southern California Association of Governments for Studies to Support Mediation Process. Overview Staff is recommending that the Commission: 1) Reprogram $1 million of Route 71 federal "demonstration" funds from Caltrans, Route 71 engineering to support the SHQPP project to SCAG, Route 71 technical studies to support the mediation process;, and, 2) Identify matching funds of $250,000 to be equally divided between RCTC and SANBAG. The source of RCTC's matching funds is proposed as Western County (WRCOG) LTF Planning funds. In the event FHWA approves "innovative" match, RCTC's contribution should be work performed by Bechtel to provide_ scope and cost information is support of the HOT lanes proposal suggested by our Commission. 7. CONGESTION MANAGEMENT. 7A. Congestion Management Program Local Agency Compliance Report. Overview At the December 1995 Commission meeting, a report was presented on the status of the Congestion Management Program (CMP) implementation efforts and local agency compliance with the CMP. Presently, staff is in the final stages of monitoring local agency compliance. The RCTC CMAQ/STP Policy Committee recommended how the RCTC would spend the Prop. 1 1 1 funds a local agency would forfeit in the event a noncompliance finding is made. 8. TRANSIT/RIDESHARE/PARK-N-RIDE/BICYCLE. 8A. RTA's FY 1996 Short Range Transit Plan Amendment. Overview Staff is recommending that the Commission approve RTA's Amended FY 1996 Short Range Transit Plan and that RTA be directed to address the concerns noted above by staff and the Citizen's Advisory Committee/Social Service Transportation Advisory Council in their upcoming FY 1997-2003 Short Range Transit Plan update. Page 3 RCTC Agenda March 13, 1996 9. COMMUTER RAIL. 9A. Downtown Riverside Station - South Side Station RFP Process. Overview Staff is recommending that: 1) that RCTC staff should request the SCRRA to designate the RCTC as lead agency for design and construction with the cooperation of staff from the SCRRA and other agencies involved in the project; and, 2) the Commission use Option 3, the "open" RFP process for selecting a consultant for the South Side Station Expansion for the Downtown Riverside Metrolink Station. 1 O. CONSENT CALENDAR - All matters of the Consent Calendar will be approved in a single motion unless a Commission member requests separate action on specific items. 10A. Consent Calendar - Administrative/Financial Items. 10A1. California Transportation Commission (CTC) Report. Overview This item is provided as information on actions taken by the California Transportation Commission (CTC) at its meeting on February 21-22, 1996. This report is provided as a regular update on CTC issues and actions in order to inform RCTC of the votes taken related to projects and issues of interest to Riverside County. 10A2. Recently Introduced Legislation Affecting the South Coast Air Quality Management District. Overview The South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) called a special meeting on February 23, 1996 to discuss recently introduced legislation which, if enacted, would have significant and wide ranging impacts on the SCAQMD's regulatory authority, board composition, budget and fiscal authority. 10A3. Surface Transportation Program/Congestion Management and Air Quality (STP/CMAQ) Programming Process. Overview This item requests clarification of the Surface Transportation Program/Congestion Management and Air Quality (STP/CMAQ) programming process for Riverside County. The Commission is asked to approve a process for reprogramming carryover funds. Page 4 RCTC Agenda March 13, 1996 10A4. Reprogramming of Surface Transportation Program/Congestion Management and Air Quality (STP/CMAQ) Carryover Funds. Overview The Commission is asked to approve a list of projects for reprogramming carryover funds, as shown in the staff memorandum. 10A5. Investment Report for Quarter Ending December 31, 1995. Overview For your review is the Investment Portfolio Report for quarter ending December 31, 1995. This is a receive and file item. 10A6. Quarterly Financial and Cost & Schedule Reports. Overview Presented are Combining Statements of Revenues and Expenditures and Changes in Fund Balances (Unaudited) and the Highway and rail projects quarterly budget report for the quarter ending December 31, 1995 as well as the cost and schedule status of the Measure A Contracts. The contracts are segregated by Measure A Plan category and includes Highway, Rail and other plans and programs. The cost information includes Commission authorized funds to date, contractual commitments to date, current monthly expenditures, and total expenditures to date. The cost and schedule reports are through the month ending January 31, 1996 prepared by Bechtel Civil, Inc. This item is for receive and file. 10B. Consent Calendar - Highways/Local Streets and Roads. 10B1. Amendment No. 5 to Agreement No. RO-9306 for Geotechnical Engineering Services for the Route 79, Gilman Springs Road to First Street Highway Widening Project. Overview Staff is recommending that the Commission approve Amendment No. 5 to Agreement No. RO-9306 for "Geotechnical Services for the Route 79 Gilman Springs Road to First Street Measure A Highway Widening Project" in the amount of $20,025 for a revised contract base amount of $450,251 and increase the remaining extra work to $20,000. Page 5 RCTC Agenda March 13, 1996 1062. Cooperative Agreement for Construction Management Services for Yuma Interchange between RCTC and the City of Norco. Overview Staff is recommending that the Commission: 1) Approve and enter into the attached "Cooperative Agreement for Construction Management" with the City of Norco subject to final review by RCTC Legal Counsel; and, 2) direct staff to continue working with the City of Norco and other involved agencies to award the construction contract for the Yuma Interchange by June 30, 1996 to maintain eligibility for SB300 funding. 1063. Award Contract to Harris and Associates to provide Construction Management Services for the construction of the Yuma Interchange. Overview Staff is recommending that the Commission authorize the Chair to enter into the agreement with Harris and Associates to perform Construction Management Services for the Yuma Interchange Project, subject to final Legal Counsel review and approval of the contract terms and conditions, for a contract amount not to exceed $890,000 and with an extra work amount of $133,500. 10B4. Contract Amendment #4 for Agreement No. RO-9219 with NBS Lowry - for Design Services on Route 111 near Gene Autry Trail in the City of Palm Springs. Overview Staff is recommending that the Commission approve Amendment 4 to Agreement RO-9219 with NBS Lowry for an additional amount of $7,909 to increase the base amount to perform the PS&E to $69,384 and - maintain the current contingency amount of $6,147.60 for any future contingency. 1065. Amendment 1 to Contract with De Leuw Cather for Preliminary Engineering and PS&E for Highway 111 improvements between Monroe and Rubidoux Streets in the City of Indio. Overview Staff is recommending that the Commission approve Amendment #1 to Agreement RO-9525 for an amount of $150,000 that will increase the total contract amount to $560,000. Extra work will remain at $41,000. 10B6. Lease of Property on La Cadena. Overview This item is to recommend that the Executive Director enter into a license agreement with Paradise Ski & Marine for boat storage on the La Cadena Property. Page 6 RCTC Agenda March 13, 1996 10B7. Caialco Corridor Studv. Overview Staff has requested WRCOG for a model run using the CTP Model to include a link representing Cajalco extending into Orange County. This will be presented at the April meeting. 10C. Consent Calendar - Transit/Rideshare/Park-N-Ride/Bicycle. 1 OC 1 . Second Quarter FY 96 Transit Operations Report. Overview Staff will provide a County -wide public transportation ridership, operation, and financial information report for the second quarter of fiscal year (FY) 1996, October 1 through December 31, 1995 in the Commission's March 13, 1996 agenda. 10D. Consent Calendar - Service Authority For Freeway Emergencies (SAFE). 10D1. Monthly Call Box Update. Overview The operational statistics for the Riverside County Motorist Aid Call Box System for the month of January 1996 will be presented to the SAFE Board. 10E. Consent Calendar - Commuter Rail. 10E1 . Metrolink Monthly Report. Overview Presented for review are ridership, revenue, and activities reports. This item is for receive and file. 11. CLOSED SESSION. 11A. Conference with Real Property Negotiator Pursuant to Section 54956.8 Regarding Parcel Nos. 13155-1 and 13156-1, Discuss Price and Terms. Negotiating Parties Property Owner: Southern California Edison Company Commission: RCTC Executive Director and Richard L. Hord Page 7 RCTC Agenda March 13, 1996 11 B. Conference with Real Property Negotiator Pursuant to Section 54956.8 Regarding Parcel no. 13161-1, to Discuss Price and Terms. Negotiating Parties Property Owner: Harry Lam and Alice Bik-jing Lam Commisison: RCTC Executive Director and Richard L. Hord. 11C. Conference with Real Property Negotiator pursuant to Section 54956.8. Regarding Property at 23381 Perry Street, to Discuss Price and Terms. Negotiating Parties Property Owner: Tim Snow, Winchester Management Commission: RCTC Executive Director and Mike Grant, BB&K 12. ADJOURNMENT. I ATTENDANCE ROSTER NAME 177,k1 CLJ`tLS�v� ('. 2'2u, -tip 4,4 �..5 d re- RCTC Wednesday, March 13, 1996 REPRESENTING TELEPHONE 7627-7 4 x�--1-‘ C A) Ln /r< ),.6 S V�sI� s•J -114. A 31 ` i T ia(G 3tiG-"-C >)d - Zt`?Cs r 74- 0 e,J s ';% Z 6 f-f— o Ls o /< (3 3\(-1- a