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03 March 1, 1989 CommissionRIVERSIDE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION AGENDA REGULAR MEETING OF THE RIVERSIDE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION AND SERVICE AUTHORITY FOR FREEWAY EMERGENCIES 2:00 P.M., WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, 1989 Palm Desert City Council Chambers 73-510 Fred Waring Drive, Palm Desert 92260 1. Call to Order. 2. Approval of February 1, 1989 and February 16, 1989 Minutes. 3. Public Comments. 9. Public Hearing on Unmet Transit Needs. A public hearing to receive testimony on unmet transit needs is scheduled. No action is required from the Commission at this time. 5. 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. Reconciliation of the 1988 State Transportation Improvement Program. Authorize staff to work with SCAG to administratively reconcile the FY 1989-93 Federal RTIP with the 1988 STIP. B. D.J. Smith - Monthly Sacramento Report. For information only. C. Quarterly Financial Report. Receive and file. 6. Consultant Selection for Performance Audit of the Riverside County. Transportation Commission and Riverside County Transit Operators. The Finance and Budget Commission will meet prior to the Commission meeting to develop recommendation(s). Page 2 7. SAFE - Callbox Coverage Revisited. Review and discuss additional callbox coverage. 8.. Preliminary Screening of Light Rail Concept in Riverside. Approve a sole source agreement with Art Bauer to conduct a preliminary screening of light rail potential in Riverside with costs to be split with the City of Riverside to a maximum of $1,250. Transfer $1,250 from the Commission's Contingency Account to the Professional and Services Account. 9. Proposal to Seek Legislation to Increase TDA Funding to RCTC (CVAG and Western County) for Transportation Planning. Support legislation to increase TDA funding for transportation planning from 2% to 3% subject to the understanding that 50% of total revenues would be passed through to CVAG and Western County area studies (or organization). 10. Measure A Program Items. A. Amendment to Contract with Parsons Brinckerhoff Related to Route 91 Survey_ and Geotechnical Work. Approve proposed amendment to contract with Parsons Brinckerhoff for conceptual design studies for Route 91 from Magnolia Avenue in Riverside County to Route 57 in Orange County. B. Agreements with the State Board of Equalization. Approve agreements with the State Board of Equalization to: 1) cover costs for initial setup of the Measure A tax collection program at costs not to exceed $175,000; and, 2) administer collection of Measure A tax revenues. C. Advance Right-of-Wav Acquisition Agreement Between Caltrans and RCTC. Approve proposed agreement between Caltrans and RCTC related to advance right-of-way acquisition subject the understanding that some revisions related to form may be made as it is reviewed by Caltrans attorneys. Authorize the Executive Director and Chairman to execute the revised agreement. D. Report on Route 86 Project/Caltrans District 11. Staff recommendation is for the Commission to: 1) concur with the selection of CH2M Hill as the design Page 3 consultant for the portion of the Route 86 project which it is funding; and, 2) authorize the Executive Director to negotiate contracts or agreements with Caltrans District 11 related to this project which reserves the right for RCTC to assume project development responsibility for the portion of the project that it is funding. E. Federal Aid Urban/Measure A Trade Proposal Direct RCTC's Legal and Financial Advisors to review the Technical Advisory Committee's (TAC) recommendation and forward comments along with the TAC recommendation to the Commission's Policy AdvisorykCommittees. 11. SCAG Related Items A. Regional Planning Organizational Issues. That the Commission endorse the creation of a SCAG Intra-Regional Relations Task Force and support concept of Senator Bergeson's proposed legislation as cited in the staff report. B. Other Items. 12. RCTC Office Lease. Authorize the Executive Director to execute the proposed office lease agreement for 5709 sq. ft. at 3550 University Avenue. 13. RCTC/SAFE Budget Amendments. Approve staff proposal for RCTC/SAFE budget amendments. 14. Authorization to Initiate Recruitment for Staff Analyst. Approve staff proposal to initiate recruitment and establish an eligibility list for the position of Staff Analyst. 15. Executive (Closed) Session. A. Instruct Negotiators Regarding Acquisition of Property. B. Compensation Package for Executive Director. 16. Adjournment. The next meeting is scheduled to be held at 1:00 P.M., on Wednesday, April 5, 1989, at the Riverside County Administrative Center, 4080 Lemon Street, Riverside.