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11 November 10, 1993 CommissionRIVERSIDE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION NOVEMBER 10, 1993 2:00 P.M. NOY ...................................... (Map to meeting location attached) AGENDA 1. CALL TO ORDER. 2. PUBLIC COMMENTS. 3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES. 5. AGENDA ADDITIONS/REVISIONS. 6. PUBLIC HEARING. '1.9221#3 Adoption of Resolution No. 93-015, 'A Resolution of the Riverside County Transportation Commission Declaring that the Acquisition of Fee Interests in Certain Real Property by Eminent Domain is Necessary for the Widening and Realignment of State Highway 79, Also Known as Lamb Canyon Road' to Acquire Property Needed for the Route 79, Gilman Springs Road to First Street in the City of Beaumont, Measure A Highway Improvement Project. Overview Following the public hearing, it is recommended that the Commission make the necessary findings as stated above and adopt Resolution No. 93-015, 'A Resolution of the Riverside County Transportation Commission Declaring that the Acquisition of Fee interests in Certain Real Property by Eminent Domain is Necessary for the Widening and Realignment of State Highway 79, Also Known as Lamb Canyon Road.' 7. 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. 7A. Consent Calendar - Financial Items. 7A1. Amender! and Restated Resolution No. 93-13 of the Riverside County Transportation Commission Authorizing the Issuance of Riverside County Transportation Commission Sales Tax Revenue Commercial Paper Notes (Limited Tax Bonds) to Finance Certain Transportation Projects and Providing the Terms and Conditions for the issuance of said Commercial Paper Notes. Overview A number of changes have been made to Resolution No. 93-13 approved by the Commission in August authorizing the issuance of up to $77,000,000 in Commercial Paper Notes. Page 2 November 10, 1993 RCTC Agenda 7A2. Cost and Schedule Reports for the Month of November. Overview The data enclosed depicts the current costs and schedule status of contracts reported by Route, commitments, and Cooperative Agreements executed by the Commission. For each contract and Agreement, the report lists the authorized value approved by the Commission, percentage of contract amount expended to date, and the project expenditures by route for the month ending September 30, 1993. 7B. Consent Calendar - Administrative Items. 7B1. Sacramento Monthly Report. Overview A report on legislation, proposed, and passed, from D.J. Smith/Will Kempton, will be included in the Commission's November 10th meeting. 7B2. Extension of Office Lease. Overview This is to inform the Committee of the renegotiated cancellation provision on the 5 year office lease with the Riverside Commercial Investors (RCI). 7B3. Funding of Congestion Pricing Opinion Research Study. Overview This is an agreement with SCAG to provide $40,000 for local match of the Congestion Pricing Opinion Research Study. 7C. Consent Calendar - Transit/Rldeshare/Park-n-Rlde. 7C1. AB 2766 Call for Projects. Overview In a review of the AB 2766 Mobile Source Air Pollution Reduction Review Committee's (MSRC) FY 93/94 Transportation Control Measures Partnership Program, the RCTC Technical Advisory Committee has determined that insufficient time is available to develop program recommendations given the narrowly defined parameters of the new program. It is recommended that the Commission seek a deadline extension from the MSRC for submittal of projects from December 31, 1993 to March 31, 1994. Page 3 November 10, 1993 RCTC Agenda 7C2. Request for Additional Allocation of Local Transportation Funds from the City of Riverside. Overview The City of Riverside submitted a Section 9 Capital Grant to the Federal Transit Administration to replace four (4) vans and purchase two (2) expansion vans. The bids have come in $8,742.09 higher than expected and the City has submitted a request for an additional allocation of local transportation funds to cover the balance due on this purchase. 7C3. SB821 Bicycle and Pedestrian Facilities Program - Extension Request from City of San Jacinto. Overview The City of San Jacinto was allocated $24,912 of FY 1992-93 SB 821 funds for the construction of the Esplanade Avenue Bikeway project. The City is requesting a four month extension to January 31, 1994, to complete the project. 7C4. FY 1994 Short Range Transit Plan Amendment - Riverside Transit Agency. Overview Riverside Transit Agency has submitted a request to amend their Short Range Transit Plan to operate a dial -a -ride service for seniors and persons with disabilities in Temecula, Murrieta, and Murrieta Hot Springs. They will need $24,882 to operate service for the remainder of the 1994 fiscal year. 7C5. Measure A Specialized Transit Grant Request from Meditrans Services. Overview Meditrans Services is requesting $60,665 in Measure A Specialized Transit Funds to be used as match towards Federal Section 16 capital grant funds. The request is contingent upon successful funding of the remaining 80 percent ($242,660) of the funds from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) or any other grant source. 7C6. Measure A Specialized Transit Allocation to Maintain Reduced Fares - Cities of Riverside and Corona. Overview The City of Riverside Special Transit Services Program and the City of Corona are requesting allocation of Measure A funds to supplement fare revenues in order to meet the required fare revenue to operating cost ratio and offset potential fare increases for their riders who are seniors or persons with disabilities. Page 4 November 10, 1993 RCTQ Agenda 7C7. Contribution Agreement No. &859 for the Telecommuting WorkCenter of Riverside County. Overview Allocated under the FY 93/94 State Budget Petroleum Violation Escrow Account was funding in the amount of $300,000 for telecommuting projects in Riverside and San Bemardino Counties. Contribution Agreement No. 8-859 between the State and the Commission must be approved to secure the funds. 7C8. OCTA/RCTC Rideshare Cooperative Agreement Amendment. Overview Continuing its support of the Measure A Freeway Commuter Incentive Program, Orange County Transportation Commission has agreed to provide $50,000 in support of marketing efforts on the 91 Freeway. Amendment No. 1 to Cooperative Agreement #C-92-392 provides the mechanism to transfer the funds for FY 93/94. 7D. Consent Calendar - Hltthways/Local Streets & Roads. 7D1. Amendment No. 1 to Agreement No. RO-9232 for Geotechnical Services, Materials Report, for the Route 60 1-15 to Valley Way Highway Improvement Project. Overview This item is a proposed contract amendment to Agreement RO 9232 with Geofon for geotechnical services on Route 60 between 1-15 and Valley Way. The amendment would be in the amount of $30,724. The additional work involved geotechnical investigations for additional soundwalls on the project. 7D2. Acquisition Settlements for the Route 79, Gilman Springs Road to First Street in the City of Beaumont, Measure A Highway Improvement Project. Overview The County of Riverside Real Property Department is acting as right-of-way acquisition agent for the Commission for acquisition of the properties that are required for the Route 79, Gilman Springs Road to First Street in the City of Beaumont, Measure A Highway Improvement Project. The property owners of Parcels 13148-1, 13149-1 and 13153-1 have proposed to sell these parcels to the Commission for the appraised value of $2,550, $3,550 and $330 respectively. Page 5 November 10, 1993 ,CTQ Agenda 7D3. Amendment No. 2 to Agreement No. RO-9306 for Geotechnical Services, Materials Report, for the Route 79 Gilman Springs Road to First Street Measure A Highway Widening Project. Overview Converse has completed their original scope of work for the Route 79 Lamb Canyon Measure A Highway Widening Project. Some additional justified excess work and cost was incurred. Also, Converse will be required to assist RCTC, Caltrans, and the County of Riverside with some additional geotechnical work during construction. This item includes a proposed contract amendment to cover those costs in the amount of $20,561. 7E. Consent Calendar - Service Authority for Freeway Emergencies (SAFE). 7E 1. California SAFE Committee -Department of MotorVehicles Call Box Information Flyer. Overview The California SAFE Committee, representing all motorist aid systems in California, has been working with the Califomia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) in designing an insert on the use of the motorist aid call box system to be included with annual vehicle registration renewals. The flyer will list all of the local agencies throughout the State with call box programs and provide simple general information on how to use the call box. 7E2. Monthly Call Box Update. Overview The operational statistics for the Riverside County Motorist Aid Call Box System for the month of September 1993 will be presented to the SAFE Board. 8. MEASURE A VISION AND STRATEGY PAPER. Overview This item was continued from the October 27th meeting. A special meeting should be scheduled by the Commission to further discuss the Paper. A memo responding to the Commissioner's questions raised at the October 27th meeting will be distributed at the meeting. Page 6 November 10, 1993 RCTQ Agenda 9. FINANCIAL ITEMS. 9A. Sale of 1993Interest Rate Swap. Overview Staff and Goldman Sachs will make a presentation discussing the sale of the Commission's swap for $600,000 and the overall impact of the Commission's swap program on our cost of debt at the November 10 Commission meeting. 9B. 1993 Audited Financial Statement Changes and Accounting Issues. Overview Our auditors, Ernst & Young, and staff will be prepared to present a draft of the Commission's Audited Financial Statements for fiscal year ending June 30, 1993. 10. CELLULAR TELEPHONES TO PROVIDE ACCESSIBILITY TO MOTORIST AID CALL BOX SYSTEM. Overview At the March 10, 1993 meeting, the Commission endorsed the concept of using `cellular 911 only` telephones as a method to provide telecommunications capability to the motoring public with disabilities since physical access to the call box system throughout the State is not feasible. Final regulations which will establish accessibility standards for new construction and alterations of State and local government facilities covered by Title 11 of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 are expected to be published after January 1994. The Commission may wish to discuss and decide if action will be taken prior to publication of the final regulations. 11. COMMUTER RAIL. 11 A. Issues Report on Future Needs for Riverside - Downtown Commuter Rail Station. Overview Staff is bringing forward an issues report on possible location of a multi -modal transportation center near the Riverside -Downtown Commuter Rail Station. 11 B. Capital Budget Amendment for Union Pacific Line Improvement Cost Overruns Overview A report was given to the Commission last month on the additional improvements along the Union Pacific right-of-way that were required for grade crossings and flood control purposes. In order for service to begin, Union Pacific had to proceed with construction and incurred costs over what had been allocated. SCRRA staff has scheduled action on the additional expenditures for the Boards' November 12 meeting. Action by RCTC is requested before that time. Page 7 November 10, 1993 ICN Agenda 12. COMMISSIONER(S) REPORTS, IF NEEDED. Overview This item is placed on the agenda to provide Commissioners the opportunity to report on various Committees representing the Commission. 13. CLOSED SESSION. 14. ADJOURNMENT. E SUNL NE TRANSIT AGENCY 32-505 Harry Oliver Trail Thousand Palms 619/343-3456 W DIRECTIONS TO SUNLINE: Take I-10 east past Rte. 111 and get off on 'Bob Hope Drive/Ramon Road exit. Turn left off the freeway to the stop light (Varner Rd.) and turn right. Go approximately 1/2 mile and turn left on Harry Oliver Trail. There will be a camnercial storage facility just off Varner where you are to turn left. Harry Oliver Trail is the first through road you can turn on. LAW OFFICES OF BEST, BEST & KRIEGER Date: Local Agency: (ZG(C, MEMORANDUM (Government Code Section 54956.9) This local agency may meet in closed session to confer with or receive advice from legal counsel regarding pending litigation when discussion in open session would prejudice the agency's position in the litigation. Litigation is pending when any of the following exists: "(a) An adjudicatory proceeding before a court, administrative body exercising its adjudicatory authority, hearing officer, or arbitrator, to which the local agency is a party, has been initiated formally. (b) (1) A point has been reached where, in the opinion of the legislative body of the local agency, on the advice of its legal counsel, based on existing facts and circumstances, there is a significant exposure to litigation against the local agency; or (2) Based on existing facts and circumstances, the legislative body of the local agency is meeting only to decide whether a closed session is authorized pursuant to paragraph (1) of this subdivision. (c) Based on existing facts and circumstances, the legislative body of the local agency has decided to initiate or is deciding whether to initiate litigation." This agency should meet in closed session as follows: I. Pursuant to subsection (a) above; the title of the litigation is II. Pursuant to subsection (b)(1) above, the agency bears a significant exposure to litigation because of these facts and circumstances LAW OFFICES OF BEST, BEST 5& KRIEGER 1 III. Pursuant to subsection (b)(2) above; the agency is meeting to decide whether a (b) (1) closed session is authorized. IV. Pursuant to subsection (c) above; the agency is deciding whether to initiate litigation, based on these ex}in facts nd circumstances 1— Ge�t�"; �-�- n oA El S€l Z. -rr eaS.Ivrrel-er c-ro‘r.c:v.7 a, 41.-3+ w S a'.• C�TG Prior to holding this closed session the agency identified the litigation to be discussed, or Prior to holding this closed session, the agency stated that identifying the litigation to be discussed would jeopardized ability to serve process or existing settlement negotiations. 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