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06 June 10, 1992 CommissionTOM MULLEN RIVERSIDE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION AGENDA WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10, 1992 1<M3{I� p. Alt; ........................... ............................ Iht SHIM ?€ SENIOR CENTEt ; BI Al.piatpN pUt,EVAhiC FIKER$IDEi pALIFQRNw924c (MISSION BLVD. & RIVERVIEW DR.) 1. CALL TO ORDER. 2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES. 3. PUBLIC COMMENTS. 4. 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. 4A. CONSENT CALENDAR - GENERAL ITEMS. 4A1. LEGISLATIVE UPDATE That the Commission receive and file. 4A2. AB 3799 (UMBERG) LEGISLATIVE UPDATE AND ACTION Staff Recommendation TOM MULLEN That the Commission support AB 3799 (Umberg) as amended. 4A3. PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO REAL PROPERTY ACQUISITION AND RELOCATION ASSISTANCE RULES AND REGULATIONS DALLAS HOLMES Staff Recommendation That the Commission approve the proposed revised version of the Real Property Acquisition and Relocation Assistance Rules and Regulations and adopt Resolution No. 92-016, 'Resolution of the Riverside County Transportation Commission Revising Real Property Acquisition and Relocation Assistance Rules and Regulations' Page 2 June 10, 1992 RCTC Agenda 4A4. REPORT ON RCTC-SPONSORED APPLICATIONS FOR AB 471 ENVIRONMENTAL ENHANCEMENT AND MITIGATION GRANTS Staff Recommendation MARK MASSMAN That the Commission approve the purchase of the land in the Lake Skinner-Domenigoni Valley Multi -Species Habitat Reserve with the $350,000 in AB 471 grant funds issued to RCTC by the CTC and authorize the Executive Director to file the required Notice-of- Exemption/CE. 4A5. SCAQMD'S 1992 CLEAN AIR AWARDS Staff Recommendation JACK REAGAN That the Commission receive and file. 4B. CONSENT CALENDAR - FINANCIAL ITEMS. 4B1. RATING AGENCY PRESENTATIONS Budget & Finance Committee and Staff Recommendation DEAN MARTIN That the Commission receive and file. 462. COST AND SCHEDULE REPORTS FOR MONTH OF MAY Budget & Finance Committee and Staff Recommendation MARK MASSMAN That the Commission receive and file. 4C. CONSENT CALENDAR - HIGHWAYS AND STREETS AND ROADS 4C1. FERGUSON PROPERTY DEVELOPER SELECTION Staff Recommendation MARK MASSMAN That the Commission endorse the following selections provided by the Selection Panel: 1. That Snyder Langston Builders & Trizec Corporation, LTD. be designated as the sole Developer team to work with the Commission to develop the Ferguson site in the event that: a. The Snyder Langston/Trizec response to the Caltrans RFP succeeds in bringing Caltrans District 8 Headquarters building to the Commission site previously owned by Ferguson, or b. The Commission is prohibited from participating in the Caltrans RFP due to the geographic location of the site. Page 3 June 10, 1992 RCTC Agenda 2. That the Koll Company would be designated as the sole developer of the Ferguson site in the event that: a. Caltrans does not preclude the Ferguson site from competing in the Caltrans District 8 Headquarters RFP, and b. The Koll Company is selected by Caltrans to build the Caltrans District 8 Headquarters building on the Ferguson site currently owned by the Commission. 4C2. APPROVAL OF CONSULTANT CONTRACT FOR GEOTECHNICAL SERVICES CONSULTANT AGREEMENT FOR ROUTE 60 HIGHWAY IMPROVEMENTS MARK MASSMAN Budget & Finance Committee and Staff Recommendation That the Commission: (1) Approve assignment of firms to the available work in order of ranking as indicated; and (2) Approve the following contract if the SB 300 option in the expenditure plan amendment has been approved: Geofon - Produce a Materials Report in support of final roadway design on the Route 60 Highway Improvement Project from the San Bernardino County Line to the Valley Way Undercrossing for a cost not to exceed $136,456 with a 15% contingency of $20,544 for a maximum contract amount of $157,000. 4C3. EXTENSION OF CONTRACT WITH KEYSER MARSTON & ASSOCIATES Budget & Finance Committee and Staff Recommendation MARK MASSMAN That the Commission approve up to an additional $10,000 to continue the consultant services of Keyser Marston & Associates concerning the development of the excess property located in the north-west quadrant of the Route 60/91/1- 215 interchange. 4C4. ROUTE 74 ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES- ADJUSTMENT TO AUTHORIZED CONTRACT AMOUNT (RCTC AGREEMENT NO. RO-91-22) Budget & Finance Committee and Staff Recommendation MARK MASSMAN That the Commission approve the Engineering Science contract amendment No. 1 for $47,712 and a total contract value not -to -exceed $404,225. Final terms and conditions of the amendment (Amendment 1) will be determined by staff and the Commission's Legal Counsel prior to giving ES notice -to -proceed. 4C5. DAILY TRAFFIC IMPACT MODEL (DTIM) PC VERSION Staff Recommendation MARK MASSMAN That the Commission receive and file. Page 4 June 10, 1992 RCTC Agenda 4C6. RCTC SURVEY RECORDS DATABASE Staff Recommendation MARK MASSMAN That the Commission authorize the Chairman of the Commission to execute the agreement with Psomas and Associates. 4D. CONSENT CALENDAR - TRANSIT/RIDESHARE/PARK-N-RIDE 4D1. FY92/93 MEASURE A COMMUTER ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS PULL FROM CONSENT CALENDAR Budget & Finance Committee and Staff Recommendation MARILYN WILLIAMS That the Commission: 1) Approve: a) continuation of the three incentive programs, Riverside Freeway Rideshare Incentive Program, Western Riverside County Rideshare Incentive Program and Western Riverside County Quick Start Vanpool Program, including all incentive and policy and procedure revisions, and b) development and implementation of a Commuter Club Program as detailed in the Inland Transportation Services proposal for FY92/93; 2) Authorize the expenditure of Measure A Commuter Assistance funds in an amount not to exceed $414,450 for the three incentive programs and $162,425 for the Commuter Club Program; 3) Direct staff to amend the existing agreement with Inland Transportation Services pursuant to the attached proposal for FY92/93 services for consultant fees and expenses not to exceed $323,975; 4) Approve the amended agreement as negotiated by staff, subject to legal counsel review, and authorize the Executive Director to execute, on behalf of the Commission, the Inland Transportation Services agreement. 4D2. CITY OF RIVERSIDE SPECIAL TRANSPORTATION SERVICES REQUEST FOR MEASURE A ELDERLY & HANDICAPPED FUNDS CATHY BECHTEL JERRY RIVERA Budget & Finance Committee and Staff Recommendation That the Commission approve allocation of $6,000 in local transportation funds to the City of Riverside Special Transportation Services as local match for a FTA 16(b)(2) grant, pending award of the grant. 4D3. SB 821 BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN PROGRAM EXTENSION REQUEST FOR THE CITY OF RIVERSIDE Staff Recommendation That the Commission grant the City of Riverside extensions to June 30, 1993 for the construction of the Santa Ana Bikeway - Phase IIB and the Stoddard Avenue and Madison Street Sidewalk Projects. Page 5 June 10, 1992 RCTC Agenda 4D4. AMENDMENT TO FY 1991-92 FTA SECTION 9 PROGRAM OF PROJECTS - PALM SPRINGS AND INDIO URBANIZED AREAS CATHY BECHTEL Budget & Finance Committee and Staff Recommendation That the Commission: (1) Approve the proposed amended FY 1991-92 FTA Section 9 Program of Projects for the Palm Springs and Indio Urbanized Areas subject to modification, if required, as a result of the public hearing, and (2) Request Caltrans to exchange $448,300 and $100,115 of restricted capital funds for unrestricted operating funds from the Palm Springs and Indio Urbanized Areas, respectively. 4E. CONSENT CALENDAR - SERVICE AUTHORITY FOR FREEWAY EMERGENCIES (SAFE). MONTHLY CALLBOX UPDATE Staff Recommendation JERRY That the Commission receive and file. RIVERA 4F. CONSENT CALENDAR - COMMUTER RAIL. ACQUISITION OF BIRTCHER PARCEL FOR DOWNTOWN RIVERSIDE INTERIM COMMUTER RAIL STATION Pull from Consent Calendar - Discuss in Closed Session. Staff Recommendation That the Commission approve the proposed Property Purchase and Repurchase Option agreements. 5. CLOSED SESSION 67 6. GENERAL ITEMS. 66A. ROLE OF THE AB 1246 COMMITTEE Staff Recommendation JACK REAGAN That the Commission should currently advocate roles and responsibilities of the AB 1246 Committee generally consistent with that described in Paragraph 3 of the staff memorandum. The results of such revised roles and responsibilities should be monitored for a period of one or more years in relation to the enhanced ability of the Commissions to cumulatively influence the SCAG planning process to better serve their collective and individual interests. If the Commissions still believe they are ill -served, then the AB 1246 might then seek expanded powers. 66B. FY 1991/92 FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION FUNDS - RIVERSIDE COUNTY Staff RanncomAnr ntinn Page 6 June 10, 1992 RCTC Agenda PAUL That the Commission schedule a special meeting later in June to review and approve the BLACKWELDER FY 1991/92 STP and CMAQ programs for Riverside County. 55C. RESOLUTION URGING THE RIVERSIDE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION TO AMEND ITS BYLAWS TO ALLOW REPRESENTATION OF ALL CITIES WITHIN THE COUNTY Staff Recommendation NATY Discussion and possible action. KOPENHAVER 56D. COMMISSION TRIENNIAL PERFORMANCE AUDIT REPORT Staff Recommendation JACK That the Commission accept the Commission Performance Audit Report prepared by REAGAN Applied Management and Planning Group, direct the Executive Director to submit the report to the State, and approve the actions contained in the staff responses to the audit recommendations. 56E. TRANSIT OPERATORS PERFORMANCE AUDITS Staff Recommendation CATHY That the Commission accept the Transit Operator Performance Audits, direct the Executive BECHTEL Director to submit the report to the transit operators and to the State, and require the transit operators to submit responses to each of the recommendations in their audit for review and approval by the Commission at their meeting in August. 56F. MEASURE A EXPENDITURE PLAN AMENDMENTS/INTERIM OPTIONS Staff Recommendations PAUL That the Commission approve: (1) The options identified by staff for: Park-N-Ride lot BLACKWELDER development; and the use of up to $4 million in SB 300 funds for environmental and engineering work for a widening project on Route 60 between Valley Way and the San Bernardino County Line, until the Measure A Financial Plan Update has been completed; (2) In concept, the policies related to issues identified by the County of Riverside and direct staff to coordinate WRCOG and CVAG review with the County of Riverside Board of Supervisors through the Transportation Director; and, (3) Authorize Increase of the bond debt service limit (the amount will be presented at the meeting) and seek Board of Supervisors' approval to place the bond debt service increase on the November ballot. DOUG 56G. 1-15/1-215 INTERCHANGE IMPROVEMENTS - CITY OF MURRIETA LOAN AGREEMENT Staff Recommendation Based on the analysis that has been performed by our financial consultant, and based A 1 int A A111ri- .., .L... ... ..............1..a.... ..f V.......r.. c.......:Nnn et-,ff rAC,-wetrn,carseic, thgf +hp r`nmmiceinn Page 7 June 10, 1992 RCTC Agenda 67. HIGHWAYS/LOCAL STREETS AND ROADS. 67A. CONSULTANT SELECTION FOR FINAL DESIGN ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR MEASURE 'A' IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS Staff Recommendation MARK That the Commission: (1) Approve the selected firms and ranking as outlined in the MASSMAN attachments for each category; (2) Assign available work, for each category, in order of ranking. 67B. BECHTEL CONTRACTS - 1) AMENDMENT TO BECHTEL CONTRACT R09200 FOR 1991192 FISCAL YEAR: AND, 2) BECHTEL CONTRACT R09300 FOR 1992/93 FISCAL YEAR Staff Recommendations MARK That the Commission approve: MASSMAN 1. Amendment No. 1 to contract R09200 in the amount of $125,000 as presented, ($100,000 was initially approved by the Commission as part on the mid -year revised budget) and authorize the Executive Director to transfer $25,000 from contingency to Professional Services Consultants. 2. Contract R09300 in the amount of $1,864,000 ($1,456,000 for Measure A services, $320,000 for Caltrans scheduling support, and $88,000 for Extra Work at the discretion of the Executive Director) as presented. 67C. CHANGE ORDER TO AGREEMENT R09213 FOR THE ROUTE 86 PROJECT Budget & Finance Committee and Staff Recommendation MARK That the Commission authorize the Executive Director to negotiate with Caltrans to secure MASSMAN State participation in the proposed change. That the Commission authorize the Executive Director to execute any required agreement changes (up to the additional $600,000.) for the Route 86 drainage. This may require an amendment to Agreement R09213, the Route 86 Construction Cooperative Agreement with Caltrans. Any Agreement amendment will be reviewed by Legal Counsel. 67D. 1991 ORIGIN -DESTINATION SURVEY PRESENTATION BY APPLIED MANAGEMENT & PLANNING GROUP Staff Recommendation SHIRLEY That the Commission receive and file. DELAO Page 8 June 10, 1992 RCTC Agenda 78. SERVICE AUTHORITY FOR FREEWAY EMERGENCIES (SAFE) CALL BOX EXPANSION PROJECT Staff Recommendation HIDEO That the SAFE Board: (1) Approve Option I of the 'Riverside County SAFE Motorist Aid System SUGITA Augmentation Study'; and (2) Approve the assignment of Techplan contracts to Titan, subject to Legal Counsel review of a novation agreement between Techplan, Titan and the SAFE Board. 89. COMMUTER RAIL. 89A. SEVEN YEAR RAIL OPERATING TIP POSTPONED TO JULY MEETING This item will be presented at the Commission meeting. 89B. CONSTRUCTION OF DOWNTOWN RIVERSIDE COMMUTER RAIL STATION Budget & Finance Committee and Staff Recommendation MARK That the Commission approve release of the funds for Items 1 and 2 to SCRRA to proceed MASSMAN with the trackwork construction. 89C. METROLINK JACK REAGAN A video on Metrolink will be shown at the Commission meeting. 910. TRANSIT/RIDESHARE/ PARK-N-RIDE. 910A. MARILYN WILLIAMS BIKE TO WORK DAY A video of a taped broadcast featured by TV Channel 7's five o'clock news on May 19th to focus on Bike to Work Day will be shown at the Commission meeting. Staff Recommendation That the Commission receive and file. 910B. RIVERSIDE BICYCLE COMMUTER COALITION FUNDING REQUEST FOR PREPARATION OF AN AB 2766 PROPOSAL Staff Recommendation MARILYN WILLIAMS That the Commission approve the expenditure of Measure A Commuter Assistance funds in an amount not to exceed $2,400 for the preparation and submittal of an AB 2766 nrnnnsal by tha (nalitinn Page 9 June 10, 1992 RCTC Agenda 910C. WES7cRN RIVERSIDE COUNTY MEASURE A SPECIALIZED TRANSIT PROGRAM COST APPLICATION POLICIES AND PROCEDURES FOR TRANSPORTATION AND TRANSPORTATION RELATED SERVICES. Staff Recommendation WILLIAMS/ That the Commission approve the Grant Application Policies and Procedures for BECHTEL Transportation and Transportation Related Services Under the Western Riverside County Measure A Specialized Transit Program and direct staff to solicit requests for projects. 910D. FY 1993-1999 SHORT RANGE TRANSIT PLAN Staff Recommendation CATHY That the Commission: 1) Approve the FY 1993-99 Short Range Transit Plan for the public BECHTEL transit operators: Banning, Beaumont, Corona, Palo Verde Valley Transit Agency, Rancho Mirage, Riverside Special Services, and the SunLine Transit Agency; and-2)-Appr-ove 2) Approve operation of the Group 1 and 2 service routes which include the following lines: 1, 2, 4, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 21, 22, 25, 26, 27, 29, 31, 32, 149, 496, and the Norco and Sun City Dial -A -Rides as described in the RTA Short Range Transit Plan for the Fiscal Year 1993 totaling $9,813,000 (i.e., only for the first year of the SRTP); and, 3) Provide interim 6 month fun;ding to the RTA totaling $798,950 to operate the following services: Lines 3, 7, 8, 23, 34, and the Calimesa, Hemet, Jurupa, Lake Elsinore, Moreno Valley, and Perris Dial -A -Rides. Given turnover in RTA's planning staff difficulties, we have experienced in obtaining requested information from RTA, RCTC staff involvement in the preparation of mutually acceptable action plans to increase service performance and productivity should be required. Such action plans should be completed within 3 months of service implementation. Disbursement of operating funds should be made on month -to -month basis and RCTC should retain the discretion to terminate disbursements if an adequate action plan is not completed; and, 4) Authorize the RTA to !proceed with the filing of a Section 3 discretionary grant for capital expansion, but withhold a firm commitment of local funding to match grant funding and/or the four buses proposed for full local funding until completion and RCTC approval of appropriate detailed studies which analyze need, adequate anticipated productivity of expanded service, and ability to fund continuing expanded operations. Page 10 June 10, 1992 RCTC Agenda 910E. FY 1992-93 UNMET TRANSIT NEEDS RESPONSES FOR WESTERN RIVERSIDE COUNTY Citizen's Advisory Committee/Social Service Transportation Agency and Staff Recommendation CATHY That the Commission adopt the FY 1992-93 Unmet Transit Needs responses for the BECHTEL Western Riverside County and that based upon a review of requests for services received through the 'unmet transit needs' hearing process, review of existing services and pending approval of the proposed service changes or new services to be included in the FY 1993-99 Short Range Transit Plan, the Commission finds that there are no unmet transit needs which can be reasonably met in the Western Riverside County and that this information be forwarded to SCAG for final determination. 11. ADJOURNMENT.