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07 July 14, 1993 CommissionRIVERSIDE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMZNIISSION WEDNESDAY, JULY 14, 1993 2:00 P.M. RIVERSIDE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION 3560 UNIVERSITY AVE., STE. 100, RIVERSIDE, CA CONFERENCE ROOM A AGENDA 1. CALL TO ORDER. 2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES. 3. PUBLIC COMMENTS. 4. AGENDA ADDITIONS/REVISIONS. 5. ADMINISTRATIVE ITEMS. 5A. Election of Vice Chairperson. Overview To hold an election to fill the Vice Chair position. 5B. Citizen Member Vacancy. Overview The Commission will need to discuss filling the Citizen Member vacancy and put in place a selection process for either the regular member or alternate member. 5C. Institutional O))tions for funding RCTC Joint Development Opportunities. Overview This item discusses options to generate revenues for commuter rail through Commission - owned properties. Page 2 July 14, 1993 RCTC Agenda 5D. Maintenance of Effort Requirement for City of Riverside. Overview This is a request by the City of Riverside to allow them to include the street lighting assessment district in the calculation of their maintenance of effort. 5E. Legislative Monthly Report. Overview This is a monthly status report of transportation related legislative issues prepared by Will Kempton of D.J. Smith Associates, the Commission's legislative consultant. 5F. Iron Works Building Proposal. Overview This is a proposal to pursue acquisition of the Iron Works Building under the ISTEA Program for offices and a branch of the Orange Rail Museums. 5G. Upcoming Conferences. Overview A list of upcoming conferences and summaries is submitted to the Commission for consideration of possible Commission attendance. 5H. Conr,nissioner(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. A report will be presented by Don Weaver, Deputy Director, Caltrans 8, on the contracting out issue. 6. TRANSIT/RIDESHARE/PARK-N-RIDE. 6A. Measure A Commuter Bicycle Demonstration Program Update. Overview The Riverside Bicycle Commuter Coalition (RBCC) is proceeding ahead with implementation of a Commuter Bicycle Demonstration Program as funded by the FY 92/93 Measure A Commuter Assistance Program. This memo provides an update on RBCC who has selected, WHEELS TO WORK, as the Program's identity. Among the materials created for the Program is a bicycle map. The map represents the first of its kind for the Western Riverside County area and will be available for distribution at the Commission meeting. Page 3 'lily 14, 1993 ;TC Agenda 6B. Caltrans Cooperative Agreement No. 8-858 to Expand the Commuter Assistance Local and Freeway Incentive Programs Overview Cattrans Cooperative Agreement No. 8-858 has been prepared to expand the Measure A Commuter Assistance Local and Freeway Incentive Program. Changes in the partnership and funding resources of the original proposal adopted by the Commission at its January meeting require action to delete Commuter Transportation Services, Inc. as a party to the agreement. 6C. Measure A Funding Request - Family Services Association. Overview Family Services Association of Western Riverside County (Family Services) has submitted a request for $100,000 in Measure A Western County Specialized Transit Funds to support the continuation and expansion of their transportation program. 7. HIGHWAYS/LOCAL STREETS & ROADS. 7A. Sierra/Cedar Traffic Relief Corridor Study. Overview The findings of the study will be presenting at the Commission meting by Michael Connors of JHK & Associates. 7B. Route 86 Update. Overview The Commission will be presented an update on the Route 86 project. 8. INTELLIGENT VEHICLE/HIGHWAY SYSTEMS (IVHS) DEMONSTRATION PROJECTS. Overview Commission staff have had several meetings with two of its consultants, Titan Corporation and Valley Research and Planning Associates, regarding the planning and execution of Intelligent Vehicle/Highway Systems (IVHS) demonstration projects and the variety of funding sources available to finance: these projects. 9. COMMUTER RAIL. 9A. FY 94-2000 Commuter Rail Short Range Transit Plan. Overview Enclosed with the agenda is a copy of the FY 1994-2000 Short Range Transit Plan for Commuter Rail. The SRTP includes information on the four rail lines planned for Riverside County: Riverside to Los Angeles via Ontario, San Bernardino/Riverside to Irvine, San Bernardino/Riverside to Los Angeles via Fullerton, and Hemet/San Jacinto to Riverside. Page 4 July 14, 1993 RCTC Agenda 9B. Presentations and Status on West Corona and Pierce Street Stations. Overview An update of the site planning activities at two commuter rail stations on the San Bernardino Subdivision will be presented to the Commission. 9C. Riverside Metrolink Line - Operations Update. Overview This is an information item to report the status of the commuter rail operations. 10. 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 Items. 10A1. Amendment to 401(a) 1CMA Retirement Corporation Plan. Overview This is to amend the Plan to allow loan provisions for participants. 10A2. Office Lease Renewal - 3544 University Avenue. Overview This is to extend the Commission's lease for 1 year at 3544 University Avenue. 10B. Consent Calendar - Financial Items. 1 OB1. Interest Rate Cap. Overview This is a proposal to enter into an interest rate cap agreement with Goldman Sachs to provide the Commission with some insurance against the possibility of rising rates. 10B2. Cost and Schedule Reports for the Month of June. 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 May 31, 1993. Page 5 July 14, 1993 RCTC Agenda 10C. Consent Calendar - Transit/Rideshare/Park-n-Ride. 10C1. Caltrans Cooperative Agreement No. 08-850, 'The Commuter' Newsletter. Overview In support of 'The Commuter newsletter project as approved by AB 2766 (Mobile Source Review Reduction Committee), Cattrans Districts' 8 and 12 have allocated $50,080 on behalf of Riverside, San Bernardino and Orange County commuters. Approval of Cooperative Agreement No. 08-850 will allow Cattrans to expedite distribution of State funds to the project. 10C2. Sunline Transit Agency FY 1994-2000 Short Range Transit Plan. Overview Presented to the Commission is SunLine Transit Agency's FY 1994-2000 Short Range Transit Plan (SRTP) for approval. 10C3. SB 821 Bicycle and Pedestrian Facilities Program - Extension Request from City of Blythe. Overview The City of Blythe was allocated $9,200 of FY 1992-93 SB 821 funds for the construction of the Chaparral Bike and Pedestrian Way project. The City is requesting a six (6) month extension to December 31, 1993, to complete the project. 10C4. SB 821 Bicycle and Pedestrian Facilities Program •• Extension Request from C,1_t 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 three (3) month extension to September 30, 1993, to complete the project. 1005. SB 821 Bicycle and Pedestrian Facilities Procirem - Extension Request from City of Temecula. Overview The City of Temecula was allocated $18,000 of FY 1992-93 SB 821 funds for the construction of the Rancho Vista Road sidewalk project. The City is requesting a six month extension to December 31, 1993, to complete the project. Page 6 July 14, 1993 RCTC Agenda 10D. Consent Calendar - Highways/Locals Street and Roads. 10D1. Five Year Capital improvement Program for Local Streets and Roads. Overview The Measure A ordinance requires each recipient of street and roads monies to annually provide to the Commission a five year plan of how those funds are to be expended in order to receive disbursements for local streets and roads. 10D2. Acquisition Settlements for the Route 79, Gilman Springs Road to First Street in the City of Beaumont. Measure A Highway Improvement Project. Overview Staff is seeking approval from the Commission to purchase parcel 13186-1 for an amount of $19,220 and Parcel 13187-1 for $22,550. A status summary for all the properties required is included in the agenda. 10E. Consent Calendar - Service Authority for Freeway Emergencies (SAFE). 10E1. Monthly Call Box Update. Overview Presented are operational statistics for the Riverside County Motorist Aid Call Box System for the month of May, 1993. 10E2. Freeway Service Patrol Funding Application for FY 1993-94. Overview Caltrans has developed the preliminary FY 1993-94 Freeway Service Patrol (FSP) program funding apportionments. Riverside County's allocation totals $539,500 and will require a local match of $134,875, or 25%. The final apportionments will not be known until the State budget is adopted. 10F. Consent Calendar - Commuter Rail. The Pedley Commuter Rail Station Construction Management Contract For Thomas Berg & Associates, Amendment No. 1 to Contract RO-9335. Overview This is for extra work to complete construction management services for Pedley station and for San Jacinto license agreement inspection services. Page 7 July 14, 1993 RCTC Agenda 11. CLOSED SESSION (if necessary). 12. ADJOURNMENT. 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(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." DH73387 This agency should meet in closed session as follows: I. Pursuant to subs ction (a) above; the title of the litigation is PFL;NW rI, RC7C i /4 =L= v C:r� 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 & KRIEGER 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 existing facts and circumstances: 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 jeopardize ability to serve process or existing settlement negotiations. Submitted by Best, Best & Krieger (►� ) DH73387 City Attorneys Agency Counsel Special Counsel