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10 October 11, 1989 CommissionRIVERSIDE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION 1,0 AGENDA REGULAR MEETING OF THE RIVERSIDE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION AND SERVICE AUTHORITY FOR FREEWAY EMERGENCIES 2:00 P.M., WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 1989 SUNLINE TRANSIT AGENCY BOARD ROOM 32-505 HARRY OLIVER TRAIL THOUSAND PALMS, CALIFORNIA 92276 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. A. D.J. Smith Monthly Sacramento Report. Receive and file. B. Appointment of Member to Citizens Advisory Committee. Staff Recommendation Appoint Clarence Swalve to the Commission's Citizens Advisory Committee. C. SunLine Transit Agency Performance Audit Responses. The Roles and Responsibilities Report, the Booz-Allen & Hamilton Phase IIb Report and the SunLine Performance Audit Responses will be presented to the Commission in November. D. Report on Approval of AB 2184 (Eaves) in Relation to Transportation Planning Funds. Receive and file. E. Report on Proposed Joint RCTC/OCTC Meeting. Receive and file. RCTC Agenda October 11, 1989 Page 2 F.) SCAG Proposed Principles for the Post -Interstate % Programs. RCTC should endorse the Proposed Principles for the Post - Interstate Program for approval by the SCAG Executive Committee. G. RCTC Continued Support for Route 60 Roadway Reconstruction Protect with Cost Increase Exceeding 20% (Resolution 89-7). RCTC should approve Resolution 89-7 as proposed. H. Revised Local Transportation Fund (LTF) Allocations for Transit. Approve the revised FY 1989-90 LTF allocations for transit in Riverside County as shown on the table attached to the staff report. I. Progress Report on Transit Operators Response to RCTC Unmet Transit Needs Requirements. Receive and file. J. Proposal for Development of Integrated RCTC, SCAG, Local Governments Program to Improve and Adapt RIVSAN and Related Traffic Models for Long -Range Planning, Traffic Impact Analysis, and Measure A Project Development. Budget/Finance Committee Recommendation This item will be reviewed with the Budget/Finance Committee prior to the Commission meeting. If the Committee has any problems with this item, it will be pulled from the Consent Calendar. Staff Recommendations 1. The $20, 000 in remaining matching funds for FY 1989- 90 be programmed with Riverside County to improve the data base on the unincorporated areas of the County. RCTC should request an equal match of $20,000 from the County consistent with previous actions with the Cities of Perris, Moreno Valley, and Riverside. 2. The $105,000 ($709,000 from 1988-89 and $35,000 from 1989-90) be programmed with SCAG to: RCTC Agenda October 11, 1989 Page 3 o Convert RIVSAN II to PC use using TRANSPLAN software. o Obtain PC hardware for the Riverside SCAG Office and install RIVSAN II for common use. o Obtain additional staff support for updating the RIVSAN II model and database as well as to provide user support service. 3. Determine any additional requirements to support the Measure A projects. This work is to be funded from the Measure A project development funds. 5. Report on Proposed RCTC Programs Workshop for Western County Local Governments. Marilyn Williams, RCTC Staff Analyst III, will present a report to the Commission. 6. Budget Items. A. FY 1989-90 RCTC and Measure A Budget Revisions. To approve the recommendations relating to budget revisions as stated on the staff report. B. Financial Status Reports. 1. Measure A - Statement of Revenues and Expenditures through September 30, 1989. Budget/Finance Committee Recommendation The Budget/Finance Committee will provide its recommendation during the October 11, 1989 meeting. Staff Recommendation. Accept these as preliminary reports on Measure A revenues and expenditures through September 30, 1989 and authorize continued preparation of such timely reports each quarter. REVISED STAFF RECOMMENDATIONS FOR RCTC AGENDA ITEMS 6. Budget Items. A. FY 1989-90 RCTC and Measure A Budget Revisions (Add) To transfer $100,000 from the Measure A Contingency Account to the Office Furniture/Equipment Account to purchase furniture and equipment for the Caltrans office. 9. Measure A Items. A.3 Measure A Regional Arterial Program/TUMF - CVAG Request (Correction) To adopt a policy, as recommended by CVAG, that Measure A funds in the Coachella Valley area allocated to the regional arterial program for the local street and road program as a result of a local agency not meeting the Transportation Uniform Mitigation Fee (TUMF) requirement of Measure A are to be considered as local match in lieu of TUMF. (Add) Authorize Legal Counsel to make appropriate revisions to the Maintenance of Effort Policy for local Streets and Road Program. C. Measure A Specialized Transit and Commuter Services PROGRAM FUNDING - Program Measure "A" funds for the specialized transit and commuter services in the Western County Area, on an interim basis, 50% for Specialized Transit Services and 50% for Commuter Services. COMMUTER BUSPOOL FUNDING 1. Adopt a policy that at least 50% of the costs for commuter buspools should be covered by fares and employer contributions. 2. Adopt a policy that subsidies for commuter buspools operating should be between Measure "A" areas and/or counties should be split equally between the counties and/or Measure "A" Areas. F. Coachella Valley Arterial & Highway Project Funding 1. To grant preliminary approval to fund initial environmental and engineering studies for 6 regional arterial projects proposed by CVAG, with final approval to be granted when policy issues related to administration of the Measure A/TUMF Regional Arterial Program are approved by CVAG and the Commission. 2. To include the 3 Route 111 highway projects proposed by CVAG on the list of projects for RCTC environmental and preliminary engineering work. ROTC and Caltrans should meet with the Cities of Cathedral City, Rancho Mirage, and La Quinta to develop the appropriate scope of work for RCTC consultant contracts. RcT'C Agenda October 11, 1989 Page 4 2. Status Report on Commission Allocations, Contractual Commitments, and Current Expenditures for Western County Measure A Highway Proiects. Budget/Finance Committee Recommendation A recommendation will be presented at the meeting. Staff Recommendation Receive and file. AT TY 19$9 9-9 SS 821 Program SB 821 Program as recommended by the SB 821 Committee. B. Proposed Resolution for Local Governments Support of Improved Coordination for Social Services Transportation. A report and the proposed resolution will be presented at the meeting. Combines Road Program - Federal Funds. Technical Advisory Committee Recommendations 1. That the Commission support the Combined Road Plan Policy developed by Caltrans, in general. 2. That the Commission strongly oppose the section of the policy relating to the lapse of eligibility for funds which is beyond the authority of Caltrans under federal regulations. 3. That the Commission advise Caltrans that they will oppose any change in the formulas used to apportion funds under the current and future federal funding programs that would decrease the amount of funds apportioned to Riverside County. 9. Measure A Items. A. 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. RCTC Agenda October 11, 1989 Page 5 1. Amendment to State Route 91 Project Report/Environmental Document Contract. Budget/Finance Committee Recommendation This item will be reviewed with the Budget/Finance Committee prior to the Commission meeting. If the Committee has any problems with the item, it will be pulled from the Consent Calendar. Staff Recommendation That the Commission approve the Contract amendment with the Keith Companies for preparation of the State Route 91 Project Report and Environmental Assessment to expand the scope of work, increase the project cost (RCTC's share $15,390), and revise the project schedule. 2. Cooperative Agreement with City of Perris for the Improvement of Route 74. Budget/ Finance Committee Recommendation The draft Cooperative Agreement will be presented to the Budget/Finance Committee prior to the Commission meeting. If there are any problems with the agreement, this item will be pulled from the Consent Calendar. Staff Recommendation Staff recommends approval of the Cooperative Agreement with the provision that the final contract terms and conditions be reviewed by legal counsel. 3. Measure A Regional Arterial Program/TUMF - CVAG Request To adopt a policy, as recommended by CVAG, that Measure A funds in the Coachella Valley area allocated to the regional arterial program for the local street and road program as a result of a local agency not meeting the Transportation Uniform Mitigation Fee (TUMF) requirement of Measure A are not to be considered as local match in lieu of TUMF. RCTC Agenda October 11, 1989 Page 6 4. Measure A Local Street and Road Program - City of Blythe. 5. Avenue 56/Route 86 Interchange Design. Budget/Finance Committee Recommendation The Budget/Finance Committee will review this item before the Commission meeting. If there are any problems, this item will be pulled from the Consent Calendar. Staff Recommendations 1. RCTC should authorize up to $150,000 for the stand alone design of the Avenue 56/Route 86 Interchange, with the understanding that such action does not constitute a commitment for capital funding. 2. RCTC should authorize Caltrans District 11 to process any required redivisions to the contract with CH2M Hill to enable the Avenue 56/Route 86 interchange design to proceed concurrently with the expressway design project. 6. Report on List of Firms to be Selected for Surveying and Aerial Photogrammetry (Category 4) and Geotechnical Services (Category 5) Highway Project Development Work. Receive and file. 7. Report on Measure A Sales Tax Receipts. Receive and file. B. Application for State Article XIX Funding for Riverside to Orange County Commuter Rail Planning and Engineering. Western County Policy Advisory Committee Recommendation This item has been scheduled for consideration by the Measure A Western County Policy Advisory Committee. The Committee's recommendation will be reported to RCTC at the meeting. RCTC Agenda October 11, 1989 Page 7 Staff Recommendation RCTC should endorse the application for State rail funding ($1 million for FY 90-91) and Guideway Financial Plan as submitted to CTC by staff. C. Measure A Specialized Transit and Commuter Services. Western County Policy Advisory Committee Recommendation The recommendation by the Committee will be presented at the meeting. Staff Recommendations That the Commission allocate $9,000 from the Measure A Specialized Transit Services funds to the City of Riverside Special Services Program to meet the State required 10% ratio of fare revenues to operating costs. D. Route 86 Environmental Reassessment and Project Status Report. Receive and file. E. Banning Express Subsidy. Western County Policy Advisory Committee Recommendation The Committee's recommendation will be presented at the meeting. Coachella Valley Arterial & Highways Project Funding. "To grant preliminary approval to the 9 projects proposed for funding under the Coachella Valley Measure A State Highway and Regional Arterial Projects by CVAG, with final approval to be granted when policy issues related to State, TUMF and local match funds are approved by the Commission. 10. Video on Japan's Urban MagLev Train System. Commissioner Roy Wilson, who has just returned from Japan, will make a presentation and show a video on Japan's Urban MagLev train system. 11. Closed Session - Instruct Negotiators Regarding Acquisition of Property. 12. Adjournment.