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05 May 13, 1992 CommissionREAGAN/ DEAN MARTIN RIVERSIDE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION WEDNESDA Y, MAY 13, 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. Minutes of March 25, 1992 and April 8, 1992 Commission meetings. 3. PUBLIC COMMENTS. 4. PUBLIC HEARING - PROPOSED FY 1992-93 RCTC/MEASURE A/SAFE BUDGETS. Administrative and Budaet & Finance Committees and Staff Recommendation That the Commission approve the FY 499442 1992-93 RCTC/Measure A/SAFE Budgets as proposed. 5. 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. JERRY RIVERA JERRY RIVERA 5A. CONSENT CALENDAR - GENERAL ITEMS. 5A1. APPOINTMENT TO CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE Administrative Committee and Staff Recommendation That the Commission appoint Ms. Lu Verne Molberg to the Citizens Advisory Committee, with her term expiring in February 1994. 5A2. FY 1992-93 SB 821 PROGRAM - BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN FACILITIES Administrative Committee and Staff Recommendation That the Commission direct staff to notify the cities and the County of the estimated FY 1992-93 SB 821 funding available and request them to submit projects. Page 2 RCTC Meeting May 13, 1992 LEGAL COUNSEL JACK REAGAN JACK REAGAN 5A3. APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 92-013, RESOLUTION OF THE RIVERSIDE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION AUTHORIZING ITS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO ACCEPT INTERESTS IN REAL PROPERTY. Administrative Committee and Staff Recommendation That the Commission approve Resolution No. 92-013, "Resolution of the Riverside County Transportation Commission Authorizing Its Executive Director to Accept Interests in Real Property" 5A4. OCTOBER 1992 SYMPOSIUM ON PRICING AND MARKET STRATEGIES FOR TRANSPORTATION/LAND USE/AIR QUALITY. Administrative and Budaet and Finance Committees and Staff Recommendation That the Commission approve participation and co-sponsorship ($5,000) of the October 1992 Symposium on Pricing and Market Strategies for Transportation/Land Use/Air Quality. 5A5. LEGISLATIVE UPDATE Administrative Committee and Staff Recommendation Receive and file. 5B. CONSENT CALENDAR - FINANCIAL ITEMS. DEAN MARTIN DEAN MARTIN 5 B 1. RESOLUTION NO. 92-014 "FIRST SUPPLEMENTAL RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR THE ISSUANCE OF TAXABLE COMMERCIAL PAPER NOTES SUPPLEMENTING RESOLUTION NO. 91-009 OF THE RIVERSIDE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION" Administrative and Budaet & Finance Committee and Staff Recommendation That the Commission adopt Resolution No. 92-014, "First Supplemental Resolution Providing for the Issuance of Taxable Commercial Paper Notes Supplementing Resolution No. 91-009 of the Riverside County Transportation Commission" 5B2. REVENUE FORECAST REPORT. Administrative and Budaet & Finance Committee and Staff Recommendation That the Commission authorize the Executive Director to enter into a contract with Ernst & Young to re-evaluate the Measure A projections for a total not -to - exceed $17,500. Page 3 RCTC Meeting May 13, 1992 DEAN 5B3. QUARTERLY FINANCIAL, COST AND SCHEDULE REPORTS MARTIN Administrative and Budaet & Finance Committee and Staff Recommendation Receive and file. 5C. CONSENT CALENDAR - HIGHWAYS/LOCAL STREETS AND ROADS. PAUL 5C1. MEASURE A LOANS TO LOCAL AGENCIES BLACKWELDER JERRY RIVERA MARK MASSMAN MARK MASSMAN MARK MASSMAN Administrative and Budaet & Finance Committee and Staff Recommendation Receive and file. 5C2. MEASUREA LOCAL STREETS AND ROADS PROGRAM AMENDMENT - CITY OF /NDIO Administrative Committee and Staff Recommendation That the Commission approve the Amended FY 1992 Measure A Local Streets and Roads Program as submitted by the City of Indio for inclusion in the Five Year Capital Improvement Program. 5C3. RCTC RESOLUTION 92-011, CLARIFICATION OF CONSULTANT SELECTION INCLUDING USE OF DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS ENTERPRISES (DBE) Administrative Committee and Staff Recommendation That the Commission adopt Resolution 92-011, Resolution of the Riverside County Transportation Commission Adopting Criteria for the Selection of Architectural and Engineering Consultants. 5C4. CONSULTANT SELECTION FOR FINAL DESIGN ENGINEERING FOR SERVICES FOR MEASURE HIGHWAY IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS Administrative Committee and Staff Recommendation That the Commission: (1) approve the selected firms and raking as outlined in the staff memorandum for Category 1; and (2) that the assignment of available work be in order of ranking. 5C5. AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT RIVERSIDE/SAN BERNARDINO MODELING TECHNICAL SUPPORT Administrative Committee and Staff Recommendation That the Commission approve Amendment No. 1 to Cooperative Agreement for Riverside -San Bernardino Modeling Technical Support. Page 4 RCTC Meeting May 13, 1992 MARK P'1 \SS MAN MARK MASSMAN 5C6. ROUTE 74 COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT FOR PROJECT FROM LAKE ELSINORE TO CITY OF PERRIS Administrative Committee and Staff Recommendation That the Commission approve the Route 74 Cooperative Agreement to be entered into by Caltrans and RCTC for project development on a project from P.M. 17.24 to P.M. 25.75. Approval is subject to final legal review by RCTC Legal Counsel. 5C7. CONTRACT RO-9116 AMENDMENT WITH ROBERT BEIN, WILLIAM FROST AND ASSOCIATES FOR RIGHT-OF-WAY ENGINEERING AND FINAL DESIGN SURVEYING SERVICES FOR THE STATE ROUTE 79 PROJECTS Administrative and Buduet & Finance Committee and Staff Recommendation That the Commission approve the proposed amendment to contract RO-91 16 for additional surveying services. The budgeted amount for the amendment is $465,000. PAUL 5C8. ROUTE 86 - EXPEDITING DELIVERY BLACKWELDER Administrative Committee and Staff Recommendation That the Commission receive and file. 5D. CONSENT CALENDAR - TRANSIT/RIDESHARE/ PARK-N-RIDE. MARILYN WILLIAMS CATHY BECHTEL 5D1. MEASUREA LEASE PARK-N-RIDE PROGRAM UPDATE Administrative Committee and Staff Recommendation That the Commission receive and file. 5D2. FY 1992-93 FTA SECTION 9 AND SECTION 18 PROGRAMS Administrative Committee and Staff Recommendation That the Commission direct staff to develop the proposed FY 1992-93 FTA Section 9 and Section 18 Programs for Riverside County and conduct a public hearing on the proposed FY 1992-93 FTA Section 9 Program of Projects. Page 5 RCTC Meeting May 13, 1992 CATHY 5D3. MEASURE A SPECIALIZED TRANSIT FUNDS FOR FAMILY SERVICES BECHTEL ASSOCIATION OF WESTERN RIVERSIDE COUNTY. Administrative and Budaet & Finance Committee and Staff Recommendation That the Commission approve the Measure A funding request of $3,420 from Family Services Association of Western Riverside County subject to the conditions of the Measure A Specialized Transit and Commuter Service Program policies. 5E. CONSENT CALENDAR - COMMUTER RAIL. HIDEO 5E1. FY 1992-93 SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA REGIONAL RAIL AUTHORITY (SCRRA) SUGITA PRELIMINARY FY 1992-93 CAPITAL BUDGET Administrative and Budaet & Finance Committee and Staff Recommendation That the Commission approve the preliminary FY 1992-93 SCRRA capital budget subject to approval of the RCTC FY 1992-93 budget. HIDEO 5E2. INVESTIGATE THE FEASIBILITY OF PURCHASING USED COMMUTER RAIL SUGITA CARS Budaet and Finance Committee amd Staff Recommendation Approval of up to $7,000 of Measure A Commuter Rail funds to investigate the feasibility of the Rader rail car. 5F. CONSENT CALENDAR - SERVICE AUTHORITY FOR FREEWAY EMERGENCIES (SAFE). HIDEO MONTHLY CALL BOX UPDATE SUGITA Administrative Committee and Staff Recommendation That the Commission receive and file. 6. TRANSIT/RIDESHARE/PARK-N-RIDE. ** 6A. PARK-N-RIDE DEMAND ESTIMATION ANALYSIS REPORTS FROM DKS ASSOCIATES AND CAL TRANS DISTRICT 8 Staff Recommendation That the Commission proceed with implementation of the park-n-ride lease program in pursuit of the goals for park-n-ride demand outlined in the DKS report. ** MARILYN WILLIAMS FOLLOWED BY PRESENTATION BY DOTTIE O'DFTTT, (CALTRANS) AND PAUL TAYLOR (DKS) CATHY RFCHTEL CATHY RF.CHTEI, Page 6 RCTC Meeting May 13, 1992 6B. PRESENTATION ON SUNL/NE TRANSIT AGENCY'S PROPOSED COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS PROGRAM Debra Astin, SunLine Transit Agency, will make a short presentation to the Commission on their efforts to bring a Compressed Natural Gas Program to the Coachella Valley. 6C. SUNLINE TRANSIT AGENCY REQUEST FOR FY 1991-92 STATE TRANSPORTATION ASS/STANCE FUNDS Administrative and Budget & Finance Committee and Staff Recommendation That the Commission approve the SunLine Transit Agency request to allocate the estimated $1,250,000 in FY 1991-92 STAF Apportionment for Riverside County to SunLine to be used to match federal grant funds for their CNG bus replacement project. 6D. UNMET TRANSIT NEEDS FINDINGS Citizens' Advisory Committee/Social Service Advisory Council and Administrative Committee Recommendations: 1) Based upon a review of requests for services received through the "unmet transit needs" hearing process, review of existing services and proposed service changes or new service(s) to be included in the FY 1993-99 Short Range Transit Plan, the Committee recommends a finding that there are no unmet transit needs which can be reasonably met in the Palo Verde Valley and Coachella Valley Areas and that this information be forwarded to SCAG for final determination. 2) Due to insufficient data from the RTA to allow for a determination to be made whether service requests in the Western County Area are reasonable to meet, the Committee recommends the Commission defer action until the June meeting. Staff Recommendations: 1) Based upon a review of requests for services received through the "unmet transit needs" hearing process, review of existing services and proposed service changes or new service(s) to be included in the FY 1993-99 Short Range Transit Plan, the Committee recommends a finding that there are no unmet transit needs which can be reasonably met in the Palo Verde Valley and Coachella Valley Areas and that this information be forwarded to SCAG for final determination. Page 7 RCTC Meeting May 13, 1992 2) Due to insufficient data from the RTA to allow for a determination to be made whether service requests in the Western County Area are reasonable to meet, the Committee recommends the Commission defer action until the June meeting. 3) To direct staff to continue to work with the Riverside Transit Agency to evaluate requests and to provide the Commission with sufficient information to allow a determination of unmet transit needs in the Western County. (RECOMMENDATION NUMBER 3 ABOVE IN THE STAFF RECOMMENDATION, WAS ADDED AFTER THE ADMINISTRATIVE COMMITTEE MET) MARILYN 6E. MEASURE A BUSPOOL SUBSIDY POLICY AND COMMUTER BUSPOOLS WILLIAMS Administrative and Budaet and Finance Committee and Staff Recommendation That the Commission approve the buspool sponsors requests for funding under the Measure A commuter buspool subsidy policy (525 per seat per month) totalling $1,175 per month per buspool for the period June 1, 1992 through June 30, 1993. Further, the sponsors shall be required to submit a written report to the Commission detailing the Sponsors actions relative to the proposal summary points by June 30, 1993. 6F. MEASURE A COMMUTER ASSISTANCE PROGRAM GUIDELINES. Staff Recommendation MARILYN WILLIAMS That the Commission adopt the set of guidelines as outlined in the staff memorandum for development, implementation and administration of the Commuter Assistance Programs required under the Measure A Plan. 7. GENERAL ITEMS. 7A. MEASURE A EXPENDITURE PLAN AMENDMENT AND OPTIONS PAUL BLACKWELDER For discussion. 7B. "PIGGYBACK" RAIL SERVICE FROM BLYTHE TO LOS ANGELES COUNTY. ** For discussion. ** 1?RESa]TATION BY LES NELSON (CITY OF BLYTHE) AND DAVID PARKINSON (ARIZONA & CALIFORNIA RAILROAD (ARZC)) Page 8 RCTC Meeting May 13, 1992 JACK REAGAN NATY KOPENHAVER 7C. EVOLVING SCAG PRIORITIES FOR INTERMODAL SERVICE TRANSPORTATION EFFICIENCY ACT (ISTEA) PROGRAMS (CMAQ AND STP) Administrative Committee and Staff Recommendation Authorize RCTC staff to develop and solicit program and project proposals, which should then be sorted and ranked by Tier and program for action during a meeting in June (perhaps a special meeting). 7D. APTA'S 1992 RAPID TRANSIT CONFERENCE. POSTPONED TO 7E. JUNE MEETING Administrative Committee and Staff Recommendation That the Commission determine whether RCTC participate, and if so, the Commissioners to attend the Conference. RESOLUTION URGING THE RIVERSIDECOUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION TO AMEND ITS BYLAWS TO ALLOW REPRESENTATION OF ALL CITIES WITHIN THE COUNTY For discussion. 8. HIGHWAYS/LOCAL STREETS AND ROADS. PAUL BHLACKWELDER 8A. MEASURE A STREETS AND ROADS ESTIMATES The Measure A streets and roads estimates were not available at the time of the agenda mailing and will be handed out at the Commission meeting. MARK 8B. CONTRACT AGREEMENT WITH GREINER, INC. FOR THE PREPARATION OF THE MASSMAN PROJECT STUDY REPORT FOR THE STATE ROUTE 91 OUTSIDE WIDENING PROJECT, FROM THE I-15 INTERCHANGE TO THE CRIDGE STREET OVERCROSSING MARK MASSMAN Administrative and Budoet & Finance Committee and Staff Recommendation That the Commission recommend Caltrans have the responsibility to manage and fund the Project Study Report with a contract agreement with the Greiner team. 8C. APPROVAL OF FOUR CONSULTANT CONTRACTS FOR GEOTECHNICAL SERVICES CONSULTANT AGREEMENTS FOR ROUTE 60 Administrative and Budoet & Finance Committee and Staff Recommendation 1. Assignment of firms to the available work on Route 60 in order of ranking as indicated in the staff memorandum. HIDEO SUGITA Page 9 RCTC Meeting May 13, 1992 2. Approve the following contracts: Geofon - Produce a Materials Report in support of final roadway design on Project #2 for a cost not to exceed $150,000 with a 15% contingency of $25,000 for a maximum contract amount of $175,000. Converse - Produce nine (9) Foundations Reports in support of final structures design on Project #1 for a cost not to exceed $165,000 with a 15% contingency of $25,000 for a maximum contract amount of $ 190,000. Schaefer -Dixon - Produce a Materials Report in support of final roadway design on Project #1 for a cost not to exceed $125,000 with a 15% contingency of $20,000 for a maximum contract amount of $145,000. Woodward-Clvde - Produce seven (7) Foundations Reports in support of final structures design on Project #2 for a cost not to exceed $115,000 with a 15% contingency of $20,000 for a maximum contract amount of $135,000. Approval of the Geofon and Woodward -Clyde contracts (Project #2) are contingent upon the outcome of the availability of either Measure A or SB300 funds. This availability is discussed in the agenda item on the Measure A Plan Amendment. 9. COMMUTER RAIL. METROLINK FARES AND OPERATING SUBSIDY Administrative Committee and Staff Recommendation 1) That the Commission approve the interim agreement for allocating commuter rail operations subsidies: o For the first two years of operation, fares will be deducted off of the top of operations costs and commuter train miles will be used to allocate shares of operating subsidies by line. The only exception to this is an agreement will be worked out between the LACTC and VCTC on how to allocate operating subsidies for the Moorpark to Los Angeles service. o After two years the operating subsidy allocation will be re-evaluated and possibly changed to include variables such as boardings and alightings etc. using actual operating statistics. 2) That the Commission continue to advocate the use of a $3.00 base fare and $.50 zone charge. 10. CLOSED SESSION 11. ADJOURNMENT. LAW OFFICES OF BEST, BEST & KRIEGER Date: V/Vq2- Local Agency: MEMORANDUM Rc(G (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 be cu e o these facts and circu}ist nc s i14 c/c;n., .c, Z[ctrli e. �' Il tr(Pr �`P.Jc14t r-_ v uwrC'C l (J P �j fdM LAW OFFICES OF BEST, BEST 6, 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. 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