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08 August 8, 1990 CommissionRIVERSIDE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION AGENDA RIVERSIDE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION AND SERVICE AUTHORITY FOR FREEWAY EMERGENCIES 2:00 P.M., AUGUST 8, 1990 RIVERSIDE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION BOARD ROOM 3560 UNIVERSITY AVENUE, SUITE 100 RIVERSIDE, CA 92501 1. Call to Order. 2. Approval of Minutes. 3. Public Comments. 4. Consent Calendar - All matters on the consent calendar will be approved In a single motion unless a Commission member requests separate action on specific Items. 4A. General Consent Calendar. 4A1. D.J. Smith Monthly Report. Staff Recommendation Receive and file. 4A2. Appointment of RCTC Member to Blue Ribbon Committee to Explore Options for Ontario Airport. Staff Recommendation Receive and file. 4A3. Personnel Policy Staff Recommendation To adopt Resolution No. 90-011, Resolution of the Riverside County Transportation Commission Adopting Personnel Rules and Regulations. 4B. Service Authority for Freeway Emergencies (SAFE) Consent Calendar. Riverside Call Box Project - Status Report. Staff Recommendation Receive and file. 4C. Local Transportation Fund Apportionment Formula - Proposed Revision Staff Recommendation Receive and file. 4D. Measure 'A' Consent Calendar. 4D1. Measure 'A' Interchanges 4D1A. Designation of Cook Street Interchange In Palm Desert as Measure'A' Project. Staff Recommendation That RCTC adopt Resolution No. 90-009 designating the Cook Street Interchange as a Measure 'A' Project, with the city of Palm Desert acting as RCTC's designated lead agency for project development. 4D1B. Designation of Monterey Avenue Interchange at 1-10 as Measure 'A' Project. Staff Recommendation That RCTC adopt Resolution No. 90-010 designating the Monterey Avenue Interchange as a Measure 'A" Project, with the County of Riverside acting as RCTC's designated lead agency for project development. 4D2. Unaudited Measure'A' Financial Statements. Budget and Finance Committee Recommendation If the Budget and Finance Committee amends the staff recommendation, this item will be pulled from the Consent Calendar. Staff Recommendation That the Commission accept these unaudited financial reports as presented, and authorize the transfer of previously approved Measure 'A' budget amounts from the old Measure 'A' funds No. 372 to the new Measure 'A' fund Nos. 741-744. Page 3 RCTC Agenda August 8, 1990 4D3. Memorandum of Understanding with the City of Riverside for Construction of the Eastridge Interchange. Budget and Finance Committee Recommendation If the Budget and Finance Committee amends the staff recommendation, this item will be pulled from the Consent Calendar. Staff Recommendation That the Commission approve the MOU with the City of Riverside for Measure 'A' funding of an urban interchange on 1-215 at Eastridge Avenue, contingent upon adoption of policies for implementation of the Measure 'A' local interchange program. 4D4. Status of Programmed Improvement Projects - Route 91. Staff Recommendation Receive and file. 4D5. Approval of 1990-91 OWP, and Pass -Through of TDA and Measure 'A' Funding for CVAG. Budget and Finance Committee Recommendation If the Budget and Finance Committee amends the staff recommendation, this item will be pulled from the Consent Calendar. Staff Recommendation Based upon the CVAG's 1990-91 OWP, staff recommends that RCTC authorize disbursement of $92,400 of TDA pass -through and $376,595 Measure 'A' funds to CVAG. 5. Measure NAN Items. 5A. Expenditure Policy Issues for Measure 'A' Highway Projects. Staff Recommendation 1. That the Commission support moving ahead with the Measure 'A' projects as approved in Measure 'A' and as outlined in the Western County Scope and Cost Review by Bechtel. Page 4 RCTC Agenda August 8, 1990 2. That the Commission support using Measure 'A' funds to focus the project specific environmental process on the intended projects and not on right-of-way preservation efforts for ultimate build -out projects. That the Commission encourage Caltrans to develop right-of-way preservation programs (possibly including development of corridor level EIR/EIS studies). 5B. Consultant Agreement with Greiner, Inc. for Preliminary Engineering Services for the Route 91 Magnolia - SR 60/1-215 Interchange Median Widening Project. Budget and Finance Committee Recommendation The Budget and Finance Committee recommendations will be presented at the Commission meeting. Staff Recommendation Approve the Agreement with Greiner, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $907,337 including $788,989 for the base contract work and $118,348 for extra work to be expended only upon authorization by the Executive Director. Funds for this contract have been included in the 1991 RCTC Budget under Professional Services. 5C. Proposed Contract with Rick Engineering RO-9106 for Route 74 Survey and Mapping Services Between 1-15 and 1-215 (PM 17.24 to PM 27.51), and Between Winchester and Warren (PM 34.34 to PM 36.93). Budget and Finance Committee Recommendation The Budget and Finance Committee recommendations will be presented at the Commission meeting. Staff Recommendation That the Commission approve the contract amendment with Rick Engineering for the amount of $306,176 with a 15% contingency amount of $45,926 for a maximum additional contract amount of $352,102. Funding for this contract amendment has been included in the approved FY 1991 budget for Route 74. 5D. Route 91 Construction Traffic Management Program. Staff Recommendation 1. Receive and approve the TMP Study Draft Report subject to approval by Orange County Transportation Commission, with any significant changes proposed by OCTC to be presented to the Commission for their review and approval; 2. Approve, in concept, the proposed projects, preliminary budget, and funding split and direct staff to work with OCTC and Caitrans staff to prepare a final list of projects and implementation schedule for approval by the Commission at the September meeting, and; Page 5 RCTC Agenda August 8, 1990 3. Direct staff to prepare a scope of service and request bids for the News Bureau and Fact Sheets/Brochure elements of the Group 1 - Public Awareness Measures recommended in the report for the purpose of awarding a contract. 6. SAFE - Service Authority for Freeway Emergencies. 6A. Public Information Program for Riverside County Call Box Project. Budget and Finance Committee Recommendation The Budget and Finance Committee recommendations will be presented at the Commission meeting. Staff Recommendation The Riverside County SAFE Board direct staff to implement the Riverside County SAFE Public Information Program. 6B. Cellular Telephone Service Coverage for 1-10 East of Indio. Staff Recommendation The Riverside SAFE Board authorizes staff to develop and execute agreements to provide cellular telephone service for the call box project on 1-10 East of Indio, subject to Legal Counsel review and approval. 7. FY 1991-97 RTIP Re -Adoption - SUGITA Staff Recommendation That the Commission approve a realignment of the FY 1991-97 RTIP with the 1990 Update of the Western County Area Transportation Expenditure Plan Scope and Cost Review, and transmit to SCAG and the CTC. 8. Route 01 Toll Road Proposal in Orange County. Staff Recommendation For information and discussion. Page 6 RCTC Agenda August 8, 1990 9. TDA Funds 9A. Policy to Dedicate All Available Western County TDA Funds to Transit. Staff Recommendation RCTC should propose that all of the TDA funds available for transit within the Western County area should be dedicated for transit purposes with the Western County area. Sufficient time for consideration by the Western Riverside Council of Governments, and RCTC's Technical and Citizens Advisory Committees should be provided before taking action on the proposal. 9B. Proposal to Provide Additional TDA Planning Funds to CVAG. Budget and Finance Committee Recommendation The Budget and Finance Committee recommendations will be presented at the Commission meeting. Staff Recommendation That RCTC provide an additional $90,000 to CVAG for improvement to the CVATs model Qualified RCTC staff should provide technical assistance to CVAG. 10. Ernst & Young Audit Engagement for FY 1990-91. Budget and Finance Committee Recommendation The Budget and Finance Committee recommendations will be presented at the Commission meeting. Staff Recommendation RCTC should approve the Ernst & Young engagement letter as presented. 11. Additional Office Space. Budget and Finance Committee Recommendation The Budget and Finance Committee recommendations will be presented at the Commission meeting. Staff Recommendation To authorize the Executive Director to proceed with negotiations with the Property Manager of the office space located at 3642 University Avenue to secure additional office space for RCTC. Page 7 RCTC Agenda August 8, 1990 12. Proposals for Agenda Management. Staff Recommendation RCTC should consider the options outlined to deal with the growing volume of RCTC's agenda items. 13. Adjournment. :SC