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07 July 12, 1989 CommissionRIVERSIDE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION AGENDA MEETING OF THE RIVERSIDE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION 1:00 P.M., WEDNESDAY, JULY 12, 1989 CONFERENCE ROOM RIVERSIDE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION OFFICES 3560 UNIVERSITY AVENUE, SUITE1.00 RIVERSIDE, CA 92501 1. Call to Order. 2. Approval of June 7, 1989 Minutes. 3. Public Comments. 4. Consent Calendar. - (All matters on the consent calendar will be approved in a single motion unless a Commission/SAFE member requests separate action on specific items.) A. D.J. Smith Monthly Sacramento Report. Receive and file. B. SB 821 Program Matters. 1. FY 1989/90 SB 821 Program - Requests for Projects. Direct staff to solicit projects from the cities and the County for funding under the Commission's SB 821 Program for FY 1989-90 and to proceed with development of a program to be presented to the Commission in September. 2. City_ of_ Palm Desert - SB 821 Project Extension Request. Approve the extension for construction of the Highway 74 sidewalk project as requested by the City of Palm Desert to September 30, 1989. 3. City of Riverside = SB 821 Project Extension Request. Approve the extension for construction of the Canyon Crest and Santa Ana bikeway projects to June 30, 1990 as requested by the City of Riverside. Page 2 4. Cif of Banning SB 821 Funding Request. Deny the City of Banning's request to expand the sidewalk construction project in the approved SB 821 Program to use excess funds resulting from lower than expeceted bids for the project. 5. Performance Audit - SunLine Transit Agency Accept the SunLine Transit Agency Performance Audit Report prepared by Booz, Allen & Hamilton, and direct staff to: 1) submit a copy of the report to the State as required; 2) forward the report to SunLine for their review and response; and, present the SunLine responses to the audit to the Commission at the meeting in September. 6. SunLine Transit Agency - Interim FY 1989/90 LTF Allocation. Approve an interim allocation of $628, 000 to the SunLine Transit Agency for operations until approval of the FY 1990- 94 Short Range Transit Plan in August. 7. Banning Express Buspool - Request for Funding. Request SunLine Transit Agency to continue operation of the Banning Express bus operation, at least until the FY 1989-90 SRTP for SunLine is approved and issues regarding performance and funding are resolved. 8. Improving Western County Transportation Planning; Some Initial Proposed Actions. That: 1) RCTC reaffirm the concept of providing matching funds to local jurisdictions for traffic modeling which is coordinated with transportation planning of neighboring jurisdictions which will be integrated with SCAG's RIVSAN model; 2) the initial offer of such funding participation be made to the City of Perris for additional analysis related to the Evans Corridor; and, 3) RCTC work with the City ofMoreno valley to develop an acceptable shared funding proposal for traffic simulation modeling. 9. Report on Western County Policy Advisory Committee. Discussion. RCTC may wish to consider this information and provide further guidance to the Committee. 10. Emerging Transportation Funding Package and Delay in Approval of '89 STIP. Indicate Commission support for a comprehensive package to provide additional State funding for transportation, including the following: A) Support AB 471 (Katz/W. Brown) ri Page 3 and SB 300 (Kopp/Roberti) containing provisions of the program and revenue increases; B) AB 973 (Costa) which include general obligation bond provisions for intercity, commuter and rail transit; and, C) SCA 1 (Garamendi) which include the Constitutional amendment necessary to resolve the Gann limit problem. 11. Consideration of Ontario Accord. Endorse the "Ontario Accord", but express concern regarding the current inconsistency with other policies advocated by interests within the State regarding federal gas tax increases. In order to encourage California's Congressional delegation to stay together on the next Surface Transportation Act, it is first essential that the members receive the same message for transportation interests within the State. 12. Proposed FY 1989-90 Services From Commuter Transportation ServicesL Inc. Approve initial funding to Commuter Computer based upon the original work proposal (Attachment A), with such funding to be limited to three months or $45,300. During this period, RCTC staff should undertake a more detailed evaluation of Commuter Computer's performance and proposed services and investigate alternatives for Rideshare Program services. 13. California -Nevada Super -Speed Train - Station Feasibility Studies. For information. 14. Social Service Transportation Delivery Study Update. A status report will be presented to the Commission by Pat Piras, Consultant tfor the Social Service Transportation Delivery Study. 15. Measure A Items. A. Advance Right -of -Way Acquisition for 91/60/I-215 Interchange. Authorize RCTC and Caltrans to initiate right-of-way acquisition procedures for all or portions of the proposed North Gate Project and motel sites to protect the location of the proposed 91/60/I-215 interchange from development. Page 4 B. Cooperative Agreement with the City of Corona for the Smith, Maple, and Lincoln Overcrossings. Approve the Cooperative Agreement with the City of Corona for the Smith, Maple, and Lincoln overcrossings provided agreement has been reached with the City prior to the meeting and subject to final review by legal counsel. C. Preliminary Report from Financial Advisors Regarding Measure "A" Revenue Forecasts. Jonathan Cooley, Ernst & Whinney, will present preliminary information to the Commission. D. Extension of Parsons, Brinckerhoff, Quade & Douglas Contract. Approve an amendment to contract R-O-89-1 that will put all unspent funds into the Extra Work Account that can be used at the direction of the Executive Director and extend the duration of the contract to June 30, 1991. E. Advance of Funds to Route 86 Project. Authorize revision of the amount- of., the -Advance to the Route 86 project from '$25,000 to $30,000. F. Conversion of Route 91 Mixed Flow Lane to HOV at Route 15 Interchange. Approve a resolution to indicate support for conversion of the Number 1 general purpose lane to HOV from Main Street in Corona to the lane drop between Route 15 and McKinley. G. Sanderson Avenue Bridge Project Scope and Cooperative Agreement. Approve the draft cooperative agreement subject to review by Best, Best & Krieger and County Counsel. H. Preserve Station Locations for Riverside to Orange County Commuter Rail Service. Authorize staff to develop an advanced acquisition program for commuter rail station sites for RCTC consideration in the near future. 16. SCAG Videotape Regarding Regional Plans. A videotape presentation on the major regional plans will be shown to the Commission. Page 5 17. Proposed RCTC Personnel Position and Salary Plan. The Personnel Committee will recommendations to the CommissionsontRCTCepand propose and salary plan. personnel rsonnel position 18. Closed Session. (If needed, for personnel or legal items. 19. Adjournment.