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06 June 7, 1989 CommissionRIVERSIDE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION AGENDA REGULAR MEETING OF THE RIVERSIDE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION AND SERVICE AUTHORITY FOR FREEWAY EMERGENCIES 1:00 P.M. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 1989 14TH FLOOR CONFERENCE ROOM RIVERSIDE COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE CENTER 4080 LEMON STREET, RIVERSIDE 92501 1. Call to Order. 2. Approval of May 3, 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 Month Sacramento Report. Receive and file. B. Final Resolution to Approve Additional RCTC Employees' PERS Benefits. Adopt the Final Resolution amending the contract between the Board of Administration of the Public Employees Retirement System and the Riverside County Transportation Commission. C. RCTC ByLaws. Adopt Ordinance No. 89-004, the revised Commission bylaws. D. Budget Amendment - Retention of Norm Blacher to Assist Staff With Its Workload. To amend the FY 1988-89 budget and transfer $10,000 from the Commission's Contingency/Reserves Account to the Professional and Specialized Account. E. Handicapped Accessibility of Motorist Aid Systems. That the Riverside County SAFE remove the "challenge to callbox manufacturers to develop a method/device to address handicapped accessibility of motorist aid systems" from the callbox request for proposal. ;. r Page 2 5. FY 1990-1994 Short Range Transit Plans for the Riverside Transit Agency, Banning, Beaumont, Corona, Lake Elsinore Transit System, Rancho Mirage, Riverside Special Services Palo Verde Valley Transit Agency and the Regional Rail Services. To approve the FY 1990-1994 Short Range Transit Plans for the Riverside Transit Agency, Banning, Beaumont, Corona, Lake Elsinore Transit System, Rancho Mirage, Riverside Special Services, Palo Verde Valley Transit Agency and for the Regional Rail Services. 6. Transportation Development Act Items. A. Minimum Fare Revenue Ratio for the Riverside Transit Agency (RTA). Approve the FY 1989/90 minimum required fare revenue to operating expense ratio of 17.9% for RTA, and request SCAG concurrence. B. Allocation of Local Transportation Funds (LTF) to Transit Operators. Approve the recommended LTF allocations for public transit operators as shown in the table attached to the report. 7. Urban Mass Transportation Act (UMTA) Items. A. UMTA Section 9 Programs of Project. Approve the proposed FY 1989-90 UMTA Section 9 Programs of Projects for Riverside County subject to modification, if required, as a result of the public hearing. B. UMTA Section 18 Rural Transit Assistance Program. Approve the proposed FY 1989-90 UMTA Section 18 Program for Riverside County as attached. 8. FY 1989-90 SCAG Planning Funds. That the Chairman appoint a new Planning Coordinating Committee member, which could be either Commissioner Ceniceros or Dunlap and authorize the Committee to allocate FY 1989-90 SCAG Short Range Transit Planning funds. Page 3 9. Performance Audits. A. Riverside County Transportation Commission. To accept the Commision's Performance Audit Report (Phase I) prepared by Booz, Allen and Hamilton, Inc., direct the Executive Director to submit the report to the State, and approve the actions contained in the staff responses to the audit recommendations. B. Transit Operators. To: 1) Accept the Transit Operator Performance Audits, direct the Executive Director to submit the report to the transit operators and to the State, and require the transit operators to submit responses to each of the recommendations in their audit for review and approval by the Commission at their meeting in August; and, 2) That the presentation and action on the SunLine Transit Agency's Performance Audit should be made as requested by SunLine at the Commission meeting in July. 10. Commuter Computer Quarterly Progress Report; Implications for 1989-90 Contract Negotiations. That RCTC: 1) File and receive Commuter Computer's Quarterly Progress report; and, 2) Defer action on Commuter Computer's proposal for 1989-90 services until the July meeting, assuming additional information is received from Caltrans related to the statewide Rideshare Audit and performance criteria for contract negotiations. 11. SAFE - Request for Approval to Contract for Additional Patent Attorney Services. That the Riverside SAFE authorize the Executive Director to contract with the current SAFE Attorney, Bernie Kleinke of Laff, Whitesel, Conte and Saret, for Phases II, III, & IV patent legal services at a cost not to exceed $10,000. 12. Planning Conservation League, Rail Bond Act Proposal. That RCTC reaffirm its endorsement of the Planning Conservation League's Rail Bond Act proposal. 13. Measure A Program Items. A. Proposed Bechtel Contract Amendment for 1989-90 Basic Services. That RCTC approve the amendment to the existing contract with Bechtel as proposed. I Page 4 B. Route 91 Project, Corona Overcrossing. That RCTC approve, in concept: 1) Use of Measure A Route 91 funds for early reconstruction of the Smith, Maple, and Lincoln overcrossings in the City of Corona subject to later approval of a Cooperative Agreement between the City of Corona and RCTC: RCTC would fully fund the portion of the project proportionate to a two- lane lengthening, currently estimated to be $5,176,750. 2) A loan of 50% of the cost associated with the widening of the overcrossings with the understanding that final funding for these interchanges will be considered following development of board policy for the interchange improvement programs. The amount of this loan is currently estimated to be $2,078,125. C. RCTC/CVAG Memorandum of Understanding. That RCTC approve the revised RCTC/CVAG Memorandum of Understanding as presented. D. Policy to Authorize the Executive Director to Approve First $50,000 of Work Prior to Contract. Adopt a policy to authorize the Executive Director to approve up to $50,000 of expenses by a selected consultant prior to RCTC executing the final negotiated contact. E. General Progress Report on Measure A Highway Projects. Mark Massman, RCTC's Measure A Project Manager, from Bechtel will present an oral report. F. Fact Finding Trip to Santa Clara County. Commissioners Cornelison and Lopez will brief the Commission on their fact finding trip to Santa Clara County. G. Proposal for RCTC Support to Caltrans for Project Development. Authorize the Executive Director to execute: 1) A lease for the adjacent office space at 3560 University Avenue and transfer $67,500 from the 1989-90 Measure A Contingency/Reserves to Office Lease (9 months) to cover the increased cost; and, 2) An amendment to Bechtel's contract to provide an additional $180,000 for environmental support services to Caltrans and transfer $180,000 from the 1989-90 Measure A Contingency/Reserves to Professional and Specialized Services to cover the increased cost. Page 5 H. Proposal for Schiermeyer and Greene for Commuter Rail Consulting Support. To authorize the Executive Director to execute an agreement with Schiermeyer and Greene for general consulting support for the Measure A commuter rail program. The hourly rate would be set at $75/hour plus expenses, with a total cap of $50,000 unless increased by subsequent amendment approved by RCTC. 14. Real Property Acquisition Guidelines. That RCTC approve the Real Property Acquisition Guidelines as proposed. 15. July RCTC Meeting. To consider rescheduling the Commission's meeting due to the July 4th holiday. 16. Action to Secure Line of Credit. 17. Closed Session. A. Instruct Negotiators Regarding Acquisition of Property. 18. Adjournment.