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11 November 13, 1991 CommissionRIVERSIDE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 1991 2:00 P.M. RCTC CONFERENCE ROOM 3560 UNIVERSITY AVENUE, SUITE 100, RIVERSIDE (NOTE: ATTENDANCE AT THIS MEETING BY COMMISSIONERS IS IMPORTANT DUE TO DECISIONS THAT ARE TO BE MADE AT CLOSED SESSION AND FOR PRESENTATION BY BRUCE NESTANDE ON ELECTRIFICATION) AGENDA 1. CALL TO ORDER. 2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES. 3. PUBLIC COMMENTS. 4. RAIL ITEMS. 4A. COMMUTER RAIL ELECTRIFICATION STATUS REPORT. Bruce Nestande, Chairman of the Southern California Regional Rail Electrification Task Force, will be present at the Commission meeting to present a status report on commuter rail electrification. Administrative Committee and Staff Recommendation Receive and file. 48. REGIONAL RAIL AUTHORITY STATUS REPORT. A status report on the Southern California Regional Rail Authority will be presented at the Commission meeting. Administrative Committee and Staff Recommendation Receive and file. Page 2 RCTC Agenda November 13, 1991 5. GENERAL ITEMS. AUDITED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND OTHER FINANCIAL INFORMATION Administrative and Budget & Finance Committee and Staff Recommendation Receive and file. 6. 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. 6A. Consent Calendar - General Items. 6A1. FY 1991-92 SB 821 SIDEWALK PROGRAM. Administrative Committee and Staff Recommendation The Commission approve the FY 1991-92 SB 821 Sidewalk Program as recommended by the SB 821 Committee: (1) That the FY 1991-92 SB 821 sidewalk funds be allocated to each agency based on the total cost of the projects submitted (SB 821 fund request and local match) for consideration; and (2) That each agency expend approved funds in proportion to the local match proposed for the project(s). 6A2. ATTENDANCE OF CONFERENCES Administrative Committee and Staff Recommendation That the Commission review all upcoming conferences to determine: (1) Whether a Commissioner(s) should attend; (2) Which Commissioners to attend; and (3) The length of stay for the conference. 6A3. COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT TO CONVERT THE DTIM COMPUTER MODEL FROM MAIN-FRAME TO PC BASED VERSION Administrative and Budget & Finance Committee and Staff Recommendation That the Commission authorize Legal Counsel to prepare and the Executive Director to approve RCTC's participation in a Cooperative Agreement with the Sacramento Area Council of Govemments (SACOG), Fresno COG, Air Resources Board (ARB), Caftans, FHWA and other agencies State-wide to convert the present main-frame computer model of DTIM to a PC version. SACOG will act as the lead agency. RCTC's portion of the cost to prepare the final conversion of the DTIM model will not to exceed $30,000. Other interested agencies to assist RCTC in paying for this effort. 6A4. SMITH & ACKLER MONTHLY REPORT Receive and file. Page 3 RCTC Agenda November 13, 1991 6B. Consent Calendar - Financial Items. 681. QUARTERLY FINANCIAL AND COST REPORTS Administrative and Budget & Finance Committee and Staff Recommendation Receive and file. 6B2. DRAFT OF REPORT ON SYSTEMS OF INTERNAL CONTROLS AND MANAGEMENT LETTER FROM ERNST & YOUNG Administrative and Budget & Finance Committee and Staff Recommendation Receive and file. 6C. Consent Calendar - Highways/Local Streets and Roads 6C1. ROUTE 111 MAPPING AND SURVEY CONTRACT PROPOSAL Administrative and Budget & Finance Committee and Staff Recommendation That the Commission approve the estimated budget for the Route 111 mapping and surveying scope of work by Jaykim Engineers Inc. for an amount not to exceed $480,000, subject to final negotiations. Our standard consultant contract will be used. 6C2. CONTRACT AMENDMENT WITH LSA FOR SITE ASSESSMENT STUDIES REQUIRED FOR THE 60/91/215INTERCHANGE RIGHT-OF-WAY ACQUISITIONS. Administrative and Budget & Finance Committee and Staff Recommendation That the Commission approve Amendment No. 3 for LSA to prepare Site Assessment studies for various parcels acquired under 'hardship and protection' for a cost not to exceed $35,000. 6C3. STATUS OF RIGHT-OF-WAY ACQUISITION EFFORTS. Administrative Committee and Staff Recommendation Receive and file. Page 4 RCTC Agenda November 13, 1991 6C4. CONSULTANT AGREEMENT WITH LEIGHTON AND ASSOCIATES FOR: GEOTECHNICAL SERVICES FOR ROUTE 91 MEASURE A IMPROVEMENTS BETWEEN MAGNOLIA AVENUE AND THE MARY STREET UNDERCROSSING. Administrative and Budget & Finance Committee and Staff Recommendation That the Commission approve the contract with Leighton and Associates not exceed $123,338 with a 15% contingency amount of $18,662 for a maximum contract amount of $142,000. 6C5. WILBUR SMITH CONTRACT FOR TRAFFIC ENGINEERING SERVICES ON ROUTE 60. Administrative and Budget & Finance Committee and Staff Recommendation That the Commission approve the contract with Wilbur Smith Associates for $226,600 and an extra work contingency amount of $33,990 for a total base contract plus extra work contingency of $260,590. The services to be performed will be to provide traffic engineering services on the Route 60 Measure A Projects. The standard contract agreement will be used. 6C6. MONTEREY/1-10 INTERCHANGE PROJECT LEAD AGENCY. Administrative Committee and Staff Recommendation That the Commission authorize the Executive Director to execute a revised Agreement with the County of Riverside to reflect the changes subject to final review by Legal Counsel. 6C7. LETTER FROM HEMET CHAMBER REGARDING RAMONA EXPRESSWAY. Administrative Committee and Staff Recommendation That the Commission refer this issue to the WRCOG to attempt to develop an access control policy this agreeable to the local jurisdictions along the Ramona Expressway to insure that adequate capacity will be available in the future. 6C8. PROPERTY IN THE NORTH QUADRANT OF THE ROUTE 60/91/1-215 INTERCHANGE Administrative and Budget & Finance Committee and Staff Recommendation That the Commission authorize the Executive Director to contract with Harris Fence to secure the property and to take appropriate steps regarding the structure on Strong Street. Page 5 RCTC Agenda November 13, 1991 6D. Consent Calendar - Transit/Rideshare/Park and Ride. MEASURE A LEASE PARK-N-RIDE PROGRAM - PALISADES SITE Administrative Committee and Staff Recommendation Receive and file. 6E. Consent Calendar - Service Authority for Freeway Emergencies - SAFE MONTHLY CALL BOX UPDATE Administrative Committee and Staff Recommendation Receive and file. 7. CLOSED SESSION. 8. ADJOURNMENT. REMINDER: THE TELECOMMUTING WORK CENTER GROUND BREAKING CEREMONY IS ON NOVEMBER 18TH AT 10:00 A.M., AT 3190 CHICAGO AVENUE, RIVERSIDE.