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07 July 8, 1992 CommissionRIVERSIDE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION WEDNESDAY, JULY 8, 1992 2:00 P.M. RCTC CONFERENCE ROOM 3560 UNIVERSITY AVE., STE. 100 RIVERSIDE, CA AGENDA 1. CALL TO ORDER. 2. PUBLIC COMMENTS. 3. 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. 3A. CONSENT CALENDAR - GENERAL ITEMS. 3A1 Contract Amendment with Kemper Securities for FY 92/93 for Fiscal Financial Advisory Services. OVERVIEW The support the Commission has received from Doug Auslander has been instrumental in developing our successful bonding and investment programs. These programs have returned substantial dividends to the Commission over the past year. Kemper Securities is expected to continue assisting the Commission with various financial issues including preparation and updating of the Measure A financial plan, investment planning (Commercial Paper Program), support to the bonding program, and special evaluations as required. Under this Contract Amendment, services will be performed as requested by the Executive Director. The Amendment provides for reimbursements at an hourly rate and sets a not -to - exceed limit on the scope of services in the amount of $120,000. This amount is included in the annual budget. Budget & Finance Committee and Staff Recommendation That the Commission approve the contract amendment as presented. 3A2 FY 1991-92 Contract Amendment for Schiermever Consulting Services. OVERVIEW Due to work associated with unanticipated events (Union Pacific deal, long continuing Santa Fe negotiations) and other work efforts such as involvement in review of the evolving OCTA Riverside to Irvine Commuter Rail Implementation Phasing Study, etc. a contract amendment for Schiermeyer Consulting Services is being recommended. At the beginning of the year, the Commission approved $181,000 for rail related professional services with Schiermeyer Consulting Services. At this time, payment of the May 1992 invoice is being withheld as the budget will be exceeded. In order to continue on -going work associated with moving forward the commuter rail program, staff recommends approval of an amendment of $25,000 to the FY 1991-92 contract with Schiermeyer Consulting Services. Budget & Finance Committee and Staff Recommendation That the Commission approve a $25,000 amendment to the FY 1991-92 Schiermeyer Consulting Services contract, and an addition of $22,000 to the 92/93 budgeted amount of $150,000 for a total of $172,000. 3A3 University of California at Riverside (UCR) Transportation Demand Management Certificate Program Funding Request. OVERVIEW The University of California at Riverside recently started a new Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Certificate Program. The Program, patterned after a course developed by UCLA, provides professional development opportunities in this rapidly expanding career field. The principal funding for the Certificate Program is registration fees. However, they do not cover course work development or manual production. The UCLA materials need to be updated to include suburban as well as urban conditions and strategies currently covered. UCR is requesting funding assistance in the amount of $6,500 to support this effort. Budget & Finance Committee and Staff Recommendation That the Commission allocate $6,500 to UCR from Measure A Commuter Assistance funds to expand and produce the handbook and instructors manual for use in the Transportation Demand Management Certificate Program. 3A4 Letters of Support for SCAQMD's AB 2766 Local Proposals. OVERVIEW The South Coast Air Quality Management District's annual AB 2766 process is underway with proposals due on July 27, 1992. It is estimated that 10.5 million will be available for award pursuant to the guidelines of the mobile source reduction discretionary fund. In support of efforts to seek discretionary funds for projects servicing Riverside County residents and employers, staff recommends that letters of support be written on behalf of the Commission for individual projects which have been reviewed and approved by staff as being consistent Page 3 July 8, 1992 RCTC Agenda with the Measure A Commuter Assistance Program and regional air quality and congestion management goals. Staff Recommendation That the Commission direct staff, upon request by a proposer, to review local AB 2766 project proposals, and authorize the Executive Director to prepare and submit, on behalf of the Commission, letters of support appropriate to individual projects. 3A5. RCTC AB 2766 Rail Electrification Proposal. OVERVIEW During the July 2nd Administrative Committee meeting regarding local proposals and RCTC letters of support, it was suggested that the Commission consider the submittal of an AB 2766 project in support of rail electrification projects within Riverside County. Staff Recommendation That the Commission direct staff, using consultant resources as required, to coordinate the development of an AB 2766 project proposal to further Rail Electrification efforts in cooperation with appropriate partners. 3A6. Legislative Report. OVERVIEW Included in the agenda package is the June report on Legislative issues in Sacramento, as well is an up-to-date report on the status of high priority legislation. Staff Recommendation Receive and file. 3A7. Cost and Schedule Reports for the Month of June. OVERVIEW The material in the agenda package depicts the current cost and schedule status of contracts by routes, commitments and Cooperative Agreements executed by the Commission. Staff Recommendation Receive and file. Page 4 July 8, 1992 RCTC Agenda 3B. CONSENT CALENDAR - HIGHWAYS/LOCAL STREETS AND ROADS 3B1 Five -Year Capital Improvement Program for Streets and Roads. OVERVIEW The Measure A ordinance requires each recipient of streets 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. In addition, the cities in the Coachella Valley and the County must be participating in the CVAG uniform traffic mitigation fee (TUMF) program. Included with the plans are the annual certification of maintenance effort. Included in the agenda package will be the five-year plans as submitted by the local agencies. Staff Recommendation Receive and file. 3B2 Agreement with the Riverside County General Services Agency Building Services Division for 'Real Property Services'. OVERVIEW Various Measure A projects will require acquisition of right-of-way to accommodate proposed improvement. At the June 1992 Commission meeting, RCTC approved proceeding with the selection of consultants for right-of-way services which includes preparation of right-of-way maps and property appraisals. Staff intends to use consultants to perform all of the engineering and appraisal activities required to expedite the right-of-way acquisition process. Staff recommends, however, that the final phases of the acquisition process (appraisal review, final acquisition, and property management) should be handled by governmental agencies. In Riverside County, only Caltrans and the Riverside County General Services Agency Building Services Division are prequalified to perform acquisition of FHWA standards. Staff further recommends that RCTC enter into agreements with each agency to perform these functions for the Measure A program. Staff Recommendation That RCTC approve the 'Agreement for Real Property Services' with the Riverside County General Services Agency Building Services Division. Page 5 July 8, 1992 RCTC Agenda 3B3 Contract with Jaykim Engineers, Inc. for Topographic Surveying Services for the State Route 111 Protects, from Palm Springs to Indio. OVERVIEW In April, 1992, the Commission approved the scope of work and a budget amount of $345,000 for preliminary topographic survey services, with the understanding that the contract negotiations had not been completed. Typically, preliminary topographic surveys are required for the project study phase of the project, and at a later date, prior to the final design phase, additional design surveys are required. During the final contract negotiations, it became evident that a cost savings in the surveying services would be possible if Jaykim's scope of work was revised to combine the final design survey tasks with the preliminary survey scope. This will eliminate the need to perform additional work in the future, saving time and extra costs. Budaet & Finance Committee and Staff Recommendation That the Commission approve a budget amount of $415,741.94 for the base contract amount, and $62,000 for extra work, for a total contract amount of $477,741.94. The final scope of work, schedule and budget will be approved by the standard RCTC contract agreement procedure. 3B4 Approval of Consultant Contracts for Right -of -Way. Geotech, and Final Design PS&E Engineering Services Consultant Agreements for Route 79, Lamb Cannon, Highway Improvement Project. OVERVIEW It is anticipated that Preliminary Engineering and Environmental Studies for the subject property will be concluded in September of this year. Staff, through the Executive Director, has applied for matching State SB 300 funds, cycle 4, for construction of the subject property. This will require that the subject project be awarded for construction no later than June 30, 1994. Budaet & Finance Committee and Staff Recommendation That the Commission approve Consultant Service Contracts with: 1. Greiner, Inc. - 2. Converse Consultants - Right -of -Way Engineering Services with a budget amount of $289,764 for the base contract amount, and $45,236 for extra work, for a total contract amount of $335,000. Geotechnical Services with a budget amount of $199,426 for the base contract amount, and $30,574 for extra work, for a total contract amount of $230,000. Page 6 July 8, 1992 RCTC Agenda 3. Greiner. Inc. - Final Design PS&E Engineering Services with a budget amount of $1,989,107 for the base contract amount, and $210,893 for extra work, for a total contract amount of $2,200,000. 385 Approval of Consultant Contracts for Geotech and Final Design PS&E Engineering Services Consultant Agreements for the Route 60, San Bernardino County Line to Valley Wav, Highway Improvement Project. OVERVIEW In an effort to expedite final design on the Route 60 project from the San Bernardino County line to the Valley Way undercrossing, Cattrans has requested Consultant assistance through RCTC. The Commission gave their approval at the June 10, 1992 Commission meeting to assist Caltrans in the final design of the subject property and approved the use of SB 300 funds to pay for the Consuttant services. To support this effort, staff and Cattrans have been negotiating to provide engineering services for the subject project. Budget & Finance Committee and Staff Recommendation That the Commission approve Consultant Service Contracts with: 1. Schaefer -Dixon - 2. Parsons Brinckerhoff - 3. Moffat & Nichols - Geotechnical Services with a budget amount of $97,559 for the base contract amount, and $15,441 for extra work, for a total contract amount of $113,000. Final Design Roadway PS&E with a budget amount of $1,637,304 for the base contract amount, and $242,696 for extra work, for a total contract amount of $1,880,000. Final Design Structures PS&E with a budget amount of $914,776 for the base contract amount, and $135,224 for extra work, for a total contract amount of $1,050,000. 3C. CONSENT CALENDAR - TRANSIT/RIDESHARE/PARK-N-RIDE. 3C1 FY 1992-93 Section 18 Rural Transit Assistance Program. OVERVIEW The Section 18 Rural Transit Assistance Program from the Federal Transit Administration provides federal operating assistance funds for rural transit Page 7 July 8, 1992 RCTC Agenda operators. These funds are administered by Caltrans and the majority of the funds are passed through to counties based on a population formula. The remaining funds are awarded in a statewide discretionary program by Ca!trans for capital projects. Transit operators in counties where formula funds are fully programmed may submit projects to Cattrans. Staff Recommendation That the Commission approve the proposed FY 1992-93 FTA Section 18 Program of Projects for Riverside County as outlined in the attachment to the staff memorandum. 3C2 FY 1992-93 FTA Section 9 Program of Proiects. OVERVIEW Annually, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) (formally UMTA) distributes federal operating and capital block grant funds to urbanized areas through its Section 9 Program. There are four urbanized areas in Riverside County: Western Riverside County; Hemet; Palm Springs; and Indio. In order for grants from these funds to be approved, the Commission must develop a Program of Projects for each area, set a public hearing on the programs, and approve the programs. Staff Recommendation That the Commission: (1) Direct staff to set a public hearing for the FY 1992-93 FTA Section 9 Program of Projects and; (2) Approve the proposed FY 1992-93 FTA Section 9 Program of Projects for Riverside County subject to modification, if concerns are raised as a result of the public hearing. 3C3 FY 1992/93 Local Transportation Fund Allocation for Transit. OVERVIEW In order for the public transit operators to claim Local Transportation Fund (LTF) funds for operating and capital purposes, and before the Commission can allocate funds for local streets and roads purposes, the Commission must allocate funds to support the transit services and capital projects contained in the approved FY 1993-99 Short Range Transit Plan. Staff Recommendation That the Commission approve the FY 1992-93 LTF Allocations for transit in Riverside County as shown in the table included with the staff memorandum. Page 8 July 8, 1992 RCTC Agenda 3C4 SB 821 Bicycle and Pedestrian Program Extension Request - City of San Jacinto. OVERVIEW The City of San Jacinto is requesting a two -month extension to August 31, 1992 to complete construction of the Esplanade/7th Street Bikeway project funded through the Commission's FY 1991-92 SB 821 Program. Staff Recommendation That the Commission grant the City of San Jacinto a two -month extension to August 31, 1992, to complete construction of the Esplanade/7th Street Bikeway Project. 3C5 Minimum Fare Revenue Ratio for the RTA and SunLine Transit Agency. OVERVIEW The Riverside Transit Agency (RTA) and the Sunline Transit Agency (SunLine) serve both urbanized and non -urbanized areas of Riverside County. Therefore, their minimum required fare revenue to operating expense ratio required by State Law falls somewhere between the 10% and requirement for non -urbanized area services and the 20% requirement for urbanized area services. The Commission is responsible for calculating the intermediate ratio. Staff Recommendation That the Commission approve the FY 1992-93 minimum required fare revenue to operating expense ratio of 17.7% for the Riverside Transit Agency and 17.8% for the SunLine Transit Agency, and request SCAG concurrence. 3C6 Palo Verde Valley Transit Agency FY 1993-99 Short Range Transit Plan Amendment. OVERVIEW The Riverside County Short Range Transit Plan for FY 1993-99 was approved at the June Commission meeting. Prior to the meeting, errors were noticed in two tables of the Palo Verde Valley Transit Agency's SRTP and the Commission was advised that corrected tables would be provided for their approval at the July Commission meeting. Staff Recommendation That the Commission approve the FY 1993-99 Palo Verde Valley Short Range Transit Plan as amended. Page 9 July 8, 1992 RCTC Agenda 3D CONSENT CALENDAR - SERVICE AUTHORITY FOR FREEWAY EMERGENCIES (SAFE). 3D1 Monthly Call Box Update. OVERVIEW The operational statistics for the call box system for the month of May will be presented to the Commission for receive and file. Staff Recommendation Receive and file. 3D2 Professional Services Contract with Titan Advanced Digital Systems for SAFE Support Services. OVERVIEW Staff has developed a two year proposal with Titan Advanced Digital Systems to provide professional services support for the SAFE call box system. The proposal includes support services necessary to implement the adopted system in -fill and expansion plan which was approved by the Board at the June 1992 meeting, as well as, statistical reporting, system performance monitoring, highway construction removals/replacements, and handicapped access issues. Budget & Finance Committee and Staff Recommendation That the Service Authority for Freeway Emergencies (SAFE) approve a 2 year professional services contract with Titan FY 1992-93 beginning on August 1, 1992 with a FY 1992-93 contract amount of $85,000 and a FY 1993-94 contract beginning July 1, 1993 in the amount of $20,000. The 1993-94 contract approval would be subject to Board approval of the FY 1993-94 budget. 3E. CONSENT CALENDAR - COMMUTER RAIL. 3E1 Funds Commitment for Trackwork Design and Procurement of Long Lead Items for LimonitelPedley Commuter Rail Station OVERVIEW The Southern California Regional Rail Authority (SCRRA) has requested that RCTC commit funds in the amount of $1,000,000 for design of trackwork and procurement of signal related equipment. The signal equipment is a long lead item and the order needs to be placed to ensure timely implementation of the Umonite\Pedley commuter rail station service. The trackwork design and Page 10 July 8, 1992 RCTC Agenda equipment purchase will be completed by Union Pacific forces and reimbursed by SCRRA. The design efforts and signal procurement need to be started to ensure the implementation of the Limonite\Pedley commuter rail station at the earliest possible date. Budget & Finance Committee and Staff Recommendation That the Commission approve the commitment of $1,000,000 for trackwork design and procurement of signal related equipment, a long lead item, for the Limonite\Pedley Commuter Rail station. 3E2 Acquisition of Right -of -Way for Downtown Riverside Commuter Rail Station including 1) Birtcher Parcel; 2) UPRR Parcel: and 3) Press -Enterprise Property Exchange Agreement. OVERVIEW Per Commission direction, staff and Legal Counsel have completed negotiations with Birtcher (revisited from June agenda), UPRR, and the Press -Enterprise are nearing completion. Staff expects to be able to present agreements for final Commissions approval. Toxics review and title verification have been completed for each parcel. Budget & Finance Committee and Staff Recommendation That the Commission approve: (1) The proposed Property Purchase and Repurchase Option agreements with Birtcher (revised as a result of discussions with the Riverside Redevelopment Agency; (2) Purchase of UPRR right-of-way; and (3) Press -Enterprise Property Exchange Agreement, with a total purchase price not to exceed $9,179,078. 4. PUBLIC HEARING - CONFLICT OF INTEREST CODE AMENDMENT. OVERVIEW The Riverside County Transportation Commission's Conflict of Interest Code was amended in April 1990. Since then there were a number of legislative changes to the conflict of interest disclosure provisions of the Political Reform Act. An amended Conflict of Interest Code is included in the Commissioner's agenda package. A public hearing will be held at the July 8th meeting to adopt the amended Code. Budget & Finance Committee and Staff Recommendation That the Commission adopt the proposed amendment to the Conflict of Interest Code and Resolution No. 92-017, 'Resolution of the Riverside County Transportation Commission Adopting an Amended Conflict of Interest Code Pursuant to the Political Act of 1974'. Page 11 July 8, 1992 RCTC Agenda 5. APPROVAL OF 'DUE DILIGENCE AGREEMENT" FOR RCTC ACQUISITIONS FROM SANTA FE RAILROAD. OVERVIEW The approval of a 'Due Diligence Agreement' is necessary in order to assure closing of properties within the timeframes set forth by the 'Term Sheet Agreement'. Budget and Finance Committee and Staff Recommendation That the Commission authorize the Executive Director to execute the 'Due Diligence Agreement' as either: a) Transmitted to the Commission prior to the July 8, 1992 meeting; OR, b) Subject to approval of final terms acceptable to O'Melveny and Myers*, as Legal Counsel to RCTC for the Santa Fe transactions. *O'Melveny and Myers is to confer with Best, Best and Krieger, Legal Counsel to the Commission, regarding the •Due Diligence Agreement' and other elements of the 'Definitive Agreements' between the County Agencies and Santa Fe. 6. J CTC ADVANCE FUNDING FOR SAN BERNARDINO SUBDIVISION ENGINEERING. OVERVIEW The Term Sheet Agreement between Santa Fe and the Southern California Commuter Agencies provides that upon signing, the County Agencies provide $3,000,000 to expedite the required engineering for capital improvements on the San Bernardino Subidivision. It is proposed that RCTC and LACTC on a 50/50 basis advance the $3,000,000 to expedite the engineering. Budget l Finance Committee and Staff Recommendation Subject to CTC approval of an SB 2800 application, the Commission should authorize the advance of $1,500,000 for engineering of required improvements on the San Bernardino Subdivision. 7. CONGESTION MANAGEMENT PROGRAM (CMP) TRANSPORTATION DEMAND MANAGEMENT (TDM) ORDINANCE/RTIP CONFORMITY FINDING. OVERVIEW On June 19, 1992, a meeting was held at the South Coast Air Quality Management District to discuss the Integration of the CMP TDM Ordinance with the SCAQMD Air Quality Model Ordinance. The purpose of integrating the two ordinances Is to simplify for local jurisdictions the actions that need to take place in order to achieve compliance for the CMP, Air Quality Management Plan (AQMP) and Regional Transportation Improvement Plan Conformity Finding. AMENDED Page 12 July 8, 1992 RCTC Agenda The Western Riverside Council of Governments (WRCOG) and R'1 lave agreed to share the responsibility in the collection and development of data needed 'o s 1dress air quality related issues. A Memorandum of Understanding is currently being developed to formalize the agreement. Staff Recommendation Discussion and possible action. 8. QUARTERLY TRANSIT OPERATIONS REPORT. OVERVIEW This agenda item will be a review of the transit operations data for the public transit operators in Riverside County for the third quarter of Fiscal Year 1992; January 1, 1992 through March 31, 1992. The information used to develop the report was provided by the operators. Staff Recommendation That the Commission receive and file. 9. PROPOSED FY 92/93 RCTC EMPLOYEE SALARY AND BENEFIT PACKAGE. OVERVIEW The FY 92/93 salary and benefits proposal for Riverside County Transportation Commission employees will be presented for approval to the Commission by the Personnel Committee (Susan Cornelison, Melba Dunlap, and Roy Wilson). Personnel Committee Recommendation To discuss and approve the proposed FY 92/93 salary and benefits package for the Riverside County Transportation Commission employees. 10. STATUS OF FINANCIAL PLAN UPDATE. -- STUDY SESSION OVERVIEW Staff and its consultants are in the process of updating the Financial Plan. It is expected that the Financial Plan Update will be presented to the Commission at its next meeting. At the Commission's Administrative Committee meeting on July 2, 199Z, it was determined that the Commission be briefed on the status of the Financial Plan Update. Staff Recommendation A presentation on the status of the Financial Plan Update will be before the Commission. This is for discussion. Page 13 July 8, 1992 RCTC Agenda 11. CLOSED SESSION. (For legal or personnel matters, if any.) 12. ADJOURNMENT. The next RCTC meeting is scheduled to be held on Wednesday, August 12, 1992, at 2 P.M., at the City of Banning Council Chambers, 99 East Ramsey Street, Banning. RIVERSIDE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION URGENCY ITEM DATE: July 8, 1992 TO: Riverside County Transportation Commission FROM: Paul Blackwelder, Deputy Executive Director SUBJECT: Measure A Funding Request - Family Services Association On July 6th, Family Services Association of Western Riverside County (Family Services) submitted a request for FY 1992/93 Measure A to support and expand the operations of their transportation program for the elderly and handicapped in the communities of Rubidoux, Bel!town, Pedley, Glen Avon, Sunnyslope and Mira Loma. Staff met with Mr. Dom Betro, Family Services Executive Director, and Wayne King, Transportation Director, this morning to discuss their application and their financial problem. The cash flow problem is due principally to services provided under agreements with the Riverside General Hospital (RGH) and the Riverside Transit Agency (RTA) under which Family Services receives payment after the services have been provided. Like most small non profit Social Service Agencies Family Services does not have a cash balance to cover these costs plus the costs for their own program. In addition to requesting Measure A funds to continue the transportation program operated for the past two years, Family Service is requesting: additional Measure A funds to expand their service to accommodate requests which are currently being turned down due to insufficient vehicle capacity; and a waiver of the 50% operating cost cap due to a significant reduction in the Community Block Grant funds allocated by the County of Riverside for the transportation program. In our meeting with Family Services, we discovered that improved coordination and integration of the Family Services, RGH and RTA services all operated by Family Service may meet the demands of the area without additional expansion. Wayne King has agreed to set up a meeting with the RTA to discuss this issue. Page Two July 8, 1992 Measure A Funding Request - Family Services Association STAFF RECOMMENDATIONS: 1. That the Commission approve $18,000 in Measure A funds for Family Services as an interim allocation for FY 1992/93. 2. Direct staff to work with Family Services to determine if better coordination and integration of services can improve overall performance of both services and reduce or eliminate the needed expansion of the Family Services Program. 3. Present a final report and recommendation for approval at the August meeting with recommendations from the Service Providers and the RCTC Citizens Advisory Committee as required under the Commissions Measure A program Guidelines. PB:sc RIVERSIDE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION OFF AGENDA/URGENCY ITEM This item was originally scheduled for the special June 29th RCTC meeting, but was deferred at that time with the intention of bringing it forward for action concurrent with the Due Diligence Agreement. Unclear communication with staff resulted in inadvertently omitting the item from the July 8th agenda. It is a matter of some urgency that this item be acted upon by the Commission in order to initiate the conduct of hazardous waste investigations on ATSF properties. - Jack Reagan DATE: July 8, 1992 TO: Riverside County Transportation Commission FROM: Mike Davis, Environmental Manager THROUGH: Jack Reagan, Executive Director SUBJECT: Contracts with Hazardous Waste Consultants to Perform Due Diligence Audits for Acquisition of Railroad Right -of -Way and Commuter Rail Station Sites from the ATSF Railway (Santa Fe) The purchase of running rights on the Santa Fe main -line, the acquisition of related station sites and acquisition of the San Jacinto Branch (SJB) line by RCTC and other Southern California counties has been agreed to by Santa Fe. Prior to actual acquisition of any station sites or the SJB, RCTC must conduct hazardous waste Due Diligence Audits for each parcel of Santa Fe land to be acquired in -fee. To conduct the necessary Due Diligence Audits, it is proposed that RCTC hire qualified consultants. It is possible that some hazardous waste contamination may exist on some Santa Fe sites to be acquired in -fee by RCTC. It is recommended that Phase I Initial Site assessments (ISA) be prepared for all of the sites to ascertain the presence or non -presence of toxic contamination on the sites and follow-up Phase II Due Diligence Audits be prepared if anything significant is found. sante.rnd 062492 Page Two July 8, 1992 Contracts with Hazardous Waste Consultants At a previous meeting on August 14, 1991 (Agenda Item 7E2) the Commission approved a list of six (6) qualified hazardous waste consultants to conduct Phase I and Phase II investigations specifically for rail properties. These 6 contractors were evaluated and interviewed by a selection committee and ranked as follows: 1. Tetra Tech, Inc. 2. BCM Engineers 3. A.L. Burke Engineers 4. Chambers Group, Inc. 5. Converse Environmental West 6. Ninyo & Moore In addition Michael Brandman Associates (MBA) has been contracted by RCTC as an On - call Environmental Services firm available to perform various analyses, including hazardous waste investigations, for right-of-way acquistions. MBA could be called upon as needed to assist with the Due Diligence Audits for the ATSF properties. However, due to their current assignment with RCTC MBA would be called upon only if the other firms as described above were unable to satisfy the ATSF requirements and workload. Tetra Tech, Inc. has completed work for the Serfas Club and Pierce Street Commuter Station sites and is currently conducting hazardous waste investigations for the Downtown Riverside site. Since Tetra Tech, Inc. has already received considerable work from RCTC it is proposed to engage the services of some or all of the remaining five (5) hazardous waste consultants on the list. These consultants would be contracted by RCTC to perform Phase I and Phase II investigations for the Santa Fe properties on an as -needed or on - call basis to be approved by the Executive Director prior to any of them beginning work. It is anticipated that no more than 15 sites would need an hazardous waste investigation including the San Jacinto Branch line. The Phase I and Phase II reports for the Santa Fe rail right-of-way and station sites are expected to range in cost between $5,000 and $75,000 depending on the size, former use and complexity of the site. Page Three July 8, 1992 Contracts with Hazardous Waste Consultants STAFF RECOMMENDATIONS: (1) Approve the list of qualified Hazardous Waste contractors as follows: 6. Michael This list will selection. 1. BCM Engineers 2. A.L. Burke Engineers (DBE) 3. Chambers Group, Inc. 4. Converse Environmental West 5. Ninyo & Moore (DBE) Brandman Associates (if necessary) also be referred to the ATSF for their approval prior to their (2) Authorize the Executive Director the ability to select, negotiate, and execute contracts with any or all of the preceding five (5) qualified hazardous waste consultants on an as -needed or on -call basis based on confirmation by ATSF to perform the necessary Phase I and Phase II investigations for RCTC on the Santa Fe properties. It is anticipated that no more than 15 sites would need a hazardous waste investigation including the San Jacinto Branch line. The Phase I investigations are expected to cost between $5,000 and $15,000 and Phase II investigations, if necessary, for the Santa Fe rail right-of-way and station sites are expected to range in cost between $15,000 and $75,000 depending on the size, former use and complexity of the site. The overall budget for both Phase I and Phase II investigations would not exceed $250,000. The final cost, schedule and scope -of -work for all Phase I and Phase II investigations will be negotiated with each individual hazardous waste consultant and RCTC staff and Legal Counsel prior to the Executive Director issuing a Notice -to -Proceed. MD:sc santa.rrtcl 062492