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04 April 8, 1992 CommissionRIVERSIDE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8, 1992 2:00 P.M. RIVERSIDE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION 3560 UNIVERSITY AVENUE, STE. 100 RIVERSIDE, CA 92501 AGENDA 1. CALL TO ORDER. 2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES. 3. PUBLIC COMMENTS. 4. GENERAL ITEMS. 4A. PRESENTATION OF PLAQUE FOR RETIRING CAC MEMBERS. Two long-time members of the Citizens Advisory Committee have elected not to be reappointed by the Commission. Both members are from the Mid -Valley area and they are Herbert Krauch (Gilman Hot Springs) and Terry Allen (Hemet). An invitation to attend the meeting was extended to Herb Krauch and Terry Allen. A plaque of appreciation will be presented at the meeting. 4B. APPOINTMENT TO CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE. Staff Recommendation That the Commission appoint Ron Kwiatkowski to the Citizens Advisory Committee, with his term expiring in February 1993. 4C. RCTC EXPENDITURE PLAN AMENDMENTS. Staff Recommendation That the Commission: 1) Proceed and refer the following amendments to the Expenditure Plan to the County of Riverside and cities within the County for their formal concurrence: (A) Add Route 60 from Valley Way to the San Bernardino County line as an eligible Measure A project; (B) Clarify that 'Contingencies' under the Measure A program for the Western County and Coachella Valley area plans may be used for priority Page 2 RCTC Agenda March 13, 1992 Measure A project; (B) Clarify that 'Contingencies' under the Measure A program for the Western County and Coachella Valley area plans may be used for priority planning studies and Congestion Management Program activities; and, (C) Enable Measure A funds to be used for Park-N-Ride capital costs; and 2) Adopt Administrative Procedures for County proposals Nos. 3 and 4, defer consideration of Nos. 1 and 5 to a future amendment, and determine proposal No. 2 requires a voter approval and cannot be accomplished using this amendment process. 4D. LEGISLATIVE UPDATE. Staff Recommendation That the Commission take an opposed position on AB 3799 until such time as OCTA withdraws or amends its position to ensure no adverse affect occurs to this County or SCAG. 4E. MID -YEAR BUDGET REVISIONS. Budget and Finance Committee and Staff Recommendation That the Commission approve the budget revisions as shown on the worksheet included in the agenda packet. 5. HIGHWAYS/LOCAL STREETS AND ROADS. 5A. CITY OF CANYON LAKE MEASURE A LOAN REQUEST. Budget and Finance and Staff Recommendation. That the Commission approve, in concept, the City of Canyon Lake's request for a loan of up to $4.0 million in Measure A Funds for the Railroad Canyon Road project, and direct staff and Legal Counsel to work with the City of Canyon Lake and the WRCOG Executive Director to develop an Agreement for approval by the Commission for approval at their meeting in May or June. 5B. FERGUSON PARCEL DEVELOPER SELECTION. Staff Recommendation That the Commission provide the following direction to the Selection Panel to: 1. Select a minimum of two and maximum of three developers to respond to the Ca!trans RFP. 2. Designate one developer to be the sole firm to work with the Commission to Page 3 RCTC Agenda March 13, 1992 develop the site in the event that any of the responses to the Caltrans RFP fails to bring Ca[trans to our location. In either case, the Selection Panel will make recommendations on the preferred developer teams which will be submitted to RCTC for final approval at a future meeting. 5C. CONTRACT WITH JAYKIM ENGINEERS, INC. FOR TOPOGRAPHIC SURVEYING SERVICES FOR THE STATE ROUTE 111 PROJECTS, FROM PALM SPRINGS TO INDIO. Staff will be presenting its final recommendation for this contract at the April RCTC meeting pending final completion of negotiations. 6. SERVICE AUTHORITY FOR FREEWAY EMERGENCIES. MONTHLY CALL BOX SYSTEM STATUS REPORT. Staff Recommendation That the SAFE Board direct staff to explore the feasibility of establishing a three county freeway service patrol with OCTA and SANBAG using SAFE funds to support administrative costs and to support the delivery of the tow patrol services. 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 - GENERAL ITEMS. 7A1. Proposed RCTC Meeting Schedule. Staff Recommendation That the Commission approve the meeting schedule. 7A2. Smith & Ackler Monthly Report. Staff Recommendation That the Commission receive and file. 7A3. 1992 Revision to CEQA Guidelines. Staff Recommendation That the Commission: (1) Receive and file the revised and updated set of •Local Guidelines for Implementing the California Environmental Quality Act'; and (2) Adopt Resolution No. 92-010, A Resolution of the Riverside County Transportation Page 4 RCTC Agenda March 13, 1992 Commission Amending and Adopting Local Guidelines for Implementing the California Environmental Quality Act. 7A4. RCTC Resolution No. 92-011, 'Clarification of Consultant Selection IncludingUse of Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE)'. Staff Recommendation To adopt Resolution No. 92-011, Resolution of the Riverside County Transportation Commission Adopting Criteria for the Selection of Architectural and Engineering Consultants. 7A5. Cost and Schedule Reports for the Month of February. Budget and Finance Committee and Staff Recommendation That the Commission receive and file. 7A6 Single Signature Authority Report Staff Recommendation Receive and file. 7B. CONSENT CALENDAR - HIGHWAYS/LOCAL STREETS AND ROADS. 7B1. Acquisition of Right -of -Way for the Route 79, Keller Road to Newport Road, Measure A Highway Improvement Program. Budget and Finance Committee and Staff Recommendation That the Commission approve: (1) Acquiring the required ROW (approximately $1.5 million) for the Route 79 project from Newport to Kellen (2) The use of Centennial Civil Engineers to perform ROW Engineering for the project; and (3) A contract amendment with Centennial Civil Engineers as follows: o Allow reallocation of up to $95,000 in currently approved base work towards the ROW engineering effort. o Add an additional $65,000 to the approved base work towards the ROW engineering effort. o Allow the Executive Director the authority to use the existing Page 5 RCTC Agenda March 13, 1992 $74,767.00 Extra Work allocation as required for the ROW engineering effort. An initial allocation of $38,826.00 will be required to be shifted to base work to allocate the required $198,825.91. The remaining $35,941 will remain in Extra Work for allocation by the Executive Director as required. The revised value of Agreement RO - 9112 shall not exceed $602,272 for base work and $35,941 for extra work, for a total contract value not to exceed $638,213. The amendment will be reviewed by legal counsel. 7B2. Friis Property Acquisition Hazardous Material Study - Increase in Authorized Contract Amount for Tetra Tech, Inc. Budget and Finance Committee and Staff Recommendation: That the Commission approve Amendment No. 2 to contract R09201 with Tetra Tech, Inc. in the amount of $3,651.46 to complete the Hazardous Materials Study in support of the Friis property acquisition. The amendment will be reviewed by Legal Counsel. 7B3. Contract Amendment for Tudor Engineering on Route 74 Traffic Engineering Services. Budget and Finance Committee and Staff Recommendation That the Commission authorize the allocation of $21,958 and execution of a contract amendment to the Tudor Engineering Agreement RO-9117 for completion of traffic engineering services on Route 74. The Amendment should convert the Agreement to a Not -to -Exceed contract in the amount of $223,371. Tudors original contract called for a budget of $175,155 with an extra work fund of $26,258 for a total amount of $201,413. The amendment will be reviewed by Legal Counsel. 7B4. Contract Revision for Valley Research and Planning Associates. Budget and Finance Committee and Staff Recommendation Approve the contract amendment to Valley Planning and Associates as outlined in the memo. Authorize the Executive Director to transfer $30,000 from Contingency to Professional Services, and to execute a contract amendment subject to review by Legal Counsel. 7B5. California Transportation Commission STIP Approval. Staff Recommendation Receive and file. Page 6 RCTC Agenda March 13, 1992 7C. CONSENT CALENDAR - TRANSITIRIDESHAREIPARK-N-RIDE. 7C1. Measure A Commuter Assistance Guidelines. Staff Recommendation That the Commission adopt the set of guidelines as outlined in the staff memorandum for the development and administration of commuter assistance programs required under the Measure A Plan. 7C2. Caltrans/RCTC Draft Telecommutina Workcenter Contribution Agreement. Budget and Finance Committee and Staff Recommendation That the Commission: 1) Approve, subject to review by Legal Counsel, the Ca!rans Contribution Agreement awarding $75,000 in State funding to the Commission for the Telecommuting WorkCenter of Riverside County; 2) Authorize the Commission Chairperson and Executive Director to execute said Agreement, and, 3) Upon receipt of funds, transfer same to the Economic Development Partnership pursuant to the terms and conditions of the Agreement for implementation of the identified marketing tasks. 7C3. Final Park-N-Ride Demand Estimation Analysis and Facilities Location by DKS Associates. Staff Recommendation Receive and file. 7C4. Rideshare Incentive Tracking Program Database. Budget and Finance Committee and Staff Recommendation That the Commission: 1) Authorize the expenditure of funds in an amount not to exceed $5,000 from the three approved Measure A Rideshare Incentive Program budgets for the development of an incentive tracking computer program; 2) Approve the attached modified contract, subject to Legal Review, for use between RCTC and Kevin R. Odom; and, 3) Authorize the Executive Director to sign the agreement on behalf of the Commission. Page 7 RCTC Agenda March 13, 1992 7C5. Riverside Transit Agency FY 1992-96 Short Ranqe Transit Plan Amendment. Budget and Finance Committee and Staff Recommendation That the Commission approve an amendment to the FY 1992-96 Riverside County Short Range Transit Plan and Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP) for the Riverside Transit Agency for the purchase of six (6) vans and three (3) mini -buses from their existing allocation and 4 replacement coaches to be funded from the balance of the Western County capital reserve. 7C6. City of Beaumont Capital Funds Request. Budget and Finance Committee and Staff Recommendation That the Commission: 1) Allocate to the City of Beaumont Dial -A -Ride an additional $57,000 in local transportation funds for capital assistance to purchase a 17-passenger, lift -equipped replacement bus from prior year carryover funds available in the Western County area; 2) Authorize an amendment to the FY 1992- 96 Riverside County Short Range Transit Plan and Transportation Improvement Program for the City of Beaumont Dial -A -Ride. 7D. CONSENT CALENDAR - COMMUTER RAIL. Amendment to Contract R09021 With Morrison-Knudsen. Budget and Finance Committee and Staff Recommendation: That the Commission approve amending Contract R09021 with Morrison-Knudsen Corporation in the amount of $44,958.00 for the following tasks: o $ 9,970 LOSSAN Corridor Analysis (Already Reimbursed by LOSSAN) o $ 9,988 Additional Stages for Traffic Analysis o $25,000 Additional Other Direct Costs A standard contract amendment was developed and reviewed by Legal Counsel. The contract is a three party agreement with AT&SF, therefore the amendment must be approved by AT&SF. This amounts to an additional Measure A obligation of $7,488.00. The amendment will be reviewed by Legal Counsel. Page 8 RCTC Agenda March 13, 1992 8. CLOSED SESSION. 9. COMMUTER RAIL. METROLINK FARES AND OPERATING SUBSIDY DISCUSSION. Staff Recommendation Discussion and possible action. 10. ADJOURNMENT.