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09 September 11, 1996 CommissionFile RIVERSIDE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 1996 2:00 P.M. RIVERSIDE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION 3560 UNIVERSITY AVENUE, SUITE 100 RIVERSIDE, CALIFORNIA 92501 AGENDA 1. CALL TO ORDER 2. PUBLIC COMMENTS 3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES 4. AGENDA ADDITIONS/DELETIONS 5. ADMINISTRATIVE ITEMS/FINANCIAL ITEMS 5A. Adoptrnn• Measure A Visinn and Strategy Paper Overview Staff is recommending that the Commission adopt the Measure A Vision and Strategy Paper, including the recommendations of WRCOG, as the "Strategic Plan". 5B. 1995 - 1996 l Pgislative Sessinn .Summary Overview Included in the agenda packet are reports from Smith and Kempton, Sacramento lobbyists, and Cliff Madison, Washington lobbyist. In addition, staff has prepared a summary of RCTC sponsored and co -sponsored legislation in the FY 95-96 Legislative session for discussion at the meeting.. 5C. Memorandum of Understanding• Inland Fmpire Modeling Center Overview Staff is recommending that the Commission support the MOU, at least in concept. However, RCTC might defer execution of the formal agreement until the issues referenced in the staff memorandum are resolved. 5D. WRCDG Work Program and Request for FY 1996-97 LTF Planning Funds. Overview WRCOG has submitted a request for LTF Planning Funds for FY 1996-97, totalling $190,000. The submittal did not include the request for information from RCTC staff about two months ago regarding the total amount of funds currently available to WRCOG. In the Westem County area, RCTC has identified other needs for LTF planning funds. If the information is not received from WRCOG, it is recommended that this item be carried over no later than the October meeting. Page 2 RCTC Agenda September 11, 1996 5E. RCTC Disadvantaged Business Enterprise IDRF) Goals fnr FY 1996/.97 Overview Staff is recommending that the Commission: 1) Establish the DBE overall program goal of 18.5% for FY 1996/97; and, 2) Direct staff to publish the overall goal and submit the necessary information to Caltrans and the FTA in conformance with the RCTC DBE Program established as adopted by Resolution #94-006. 5F. ,mint ROTC/WRCOG/CVAG Meeting Overview As an information, there will be a joint meeting of the Riverside County Transportation Commission, Western Riverside Council of Governments and Coachella Valley Association of Governments on Wednesday, October 9th, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. 5G. Commissioners/Executive Director Report. Overview This item is placed on the agenda to provide Commissioners/Executive Director the opportunity to report on activities representing the Commission. 5H. Investment Report fnr C)uarter Ending Marrh 31, 19.96 Overview For review is the Investment Portfolio Report for quarter ending June 30, 1996. This item is for receive and file. 6. HIGHWAYS/LOCAL STREETS AND ROADS 6A. Van Buren Interchange Phase / Conctructinn Overview RCTC and City of Riverside staff will be making a presentation on the Phase I Van Buren Interchange Construction project. 6B. Award of the Construction Contract for the Route 79/Lamh Canyon Rockfall Mitigation project Overview Staff is recommending that the Commission: 1) Approve award of the construction contract to the lowest qualified bidder identified by the bid evaluation team; and, 2) establish a 10% contingency fund for the project for change order work to be exercised with the written authorization of the Executive Director. Page 3 RCTC Agenda September 11, 1996 6C. Award of the Construction Contract for the Nnrthmnnr Noise Wall Prnjert Overview Staff is recommending that the Commission: 1) Approve award of the construction contract to the lowest qualified bidder identified by the bid evaluation team; and, 2) establish a 10% contingency fund for the project for change order work to be exercised with the written authorization of the Executive Director. 7. CONSENT CALENDAR - All matters of the Consent Calendar will be approved in a single motion unless a Commission member requests separate action on specific items. 7A. Consent Calendar - Administrative/Financial Itame 7A1. nelete Staff Analyst / Position for Budget and Equivalent Increase to Consultant Budget. Overview Based upon a survey of professional staff regarding utilization of this position for support services, the Executive Director propose to deleting the position from the budget effective October 16, 1996. The Personnel Committee met to discuss the proposal and they recommend approval. 7A2. Recommendations for the FY 1997/98 and 1998/99 Surface Transportation ISTPI Formula Funds Program. Overview This item proposes funding and programming for FY 1997/98 and 1998/99 of the Surface Transportation Program Planning Funds for Riverside County. The Commission is asked to approve these programming recommendations. 7A3. Home Page for the Riverside County Transportation Commission Overview This item is to inform the Commission that an RCTC home page is being developed and scheduled to be in place by the end of September, 1996. The address will be HTTP://WWW.RCTC.ORG. 7A4. Monthly Cnst A Srhedule Repnrts Overview Presented are material that depicts the current costs and schedule status of contracts reported by routes, commitments, and cooperative agreements executed by the Commission. For each contract and agreement, the report lists the authorized value approved by the Commission, percentage of contract amount expended to date, and the project expenditures by route with status for the month ending June 30, 1996. Due to vacation schedules, the Quarterly Reports will not be presented until October. This item is for receive and file. Page 4 RCTC Agenda September 11, 1996 7B. Consent Calendar - Highways/Local Streets and Rawls 7B1. Approval of Amendment Nn 4 to Agreement Nn. Rn .91-n1 with Greiner Inc to Complete Design and Prepare the PS&E far the Route 91 Nnise Wall Project. Overview Staff is recommending that the Commission approve Amendment No. 4 to the Consultant Service Agreement RO 91-01 with Greiner, Inc. for the completion of the design, preparation of the PS&E in the amount of $320,000 for a revised contract base amount not to exceed $1,872,936.67. Extra work for this amendment will remain at $78,688.40. All other terms and conditions of the original Agreement (No. RO 91-01) and the previous Amendments will remain in effect. 7B2. Approval of Amendment 3 to the Agreement RO-9522 with the County of Riverside to Perform Survey and Material Testing Services for the Route 79 /amh Canynn and Gilman .Springs Grade Separation Project Overview Staff is recommending that the Commission authorize approval of Amendment 3 for an amount of $56,300 to Agreement RO-9522 to increase the total contract amount to $864,997. The existing $20,000 currently in extra work will remain available to address any future project needs relating to survey and material testing. A standard contract amendment will be used for this contract change. 7C. Consent Calendar - Transit/Rideshare/Park-N-Ride/Bicycle 7C1. Transit Intelligent Transportatinn System Deployment Project Overview Staff is recommending that the Commission approve using our Federal lobbyist, Cliff Madison, to promote the Riverside County Transit Intelligent Transportation System Deployment Project to representatives in Washington, D.C. 7C2. FPA Transpnrtatinn Partners Way Tn Got Awards Overview The Commission's Advantage Rideshare Commuter Incentive Program has been selected to receive one of eight awards nationally by the United States Environmental Protection Agency. Advantage Rideshare will be recognized in the category of Innovative Uses of Market Incentives. EPA's Transportation Partners will be presenting their Way to Go! Awards at the Rail -Volution Conference in Washington, D.C. on September 10, 1996. This receive and file staff report provides an overview of the award and its purpose. Page 5 RCTC Agenda September 11, 1996 7D. Consent Calendar - Service Authority For Freeway Emergenries-1SAFEL 7D 1. Consent to Allow GTE Cellular Communications Corporation to Subcontract with Comarco Wireless Technologies to Provide Cal/ Box Program Support 7D2. Overview GTE Cellular Communications Corportation (GTE) is in the process of selling its call box business to Comarco Wireless Technologies (Comarco). This item is to authorize the Executive Director to execute an agreement to allow GTE to subcontract with Comarco Wireless Technologies for the continuation of call box support services (maintenance and capital equipment), pending completion of negotiations for full assignment of agreements to Comarco. Monthly rail Rnx flpdate Overview The operational statistics for the Riverside County Motorist Aid Call Box System for the month of July 1996 will be presented to the SAFE Board. 7E. Consent Calendar - Commuter Rail 7E 1. Metrnlink Monthly Report/Reach Trains Report Overview Ridership, revenue, and activities reports from Southern California Rail Authority and Beach Trains Report will be included in the Commission's agenda packet. This item is for receive and file. 8. CLOSED SESSION 8A. Conference with Real Property Negotiator Pursuant to Section 54956.8 Property: 3087 Twelfth Street Riverside, CA Negotiating Parties: Agency - Executive Director, Legal Counsel Property Owner - MLM Properties, LLC (Property Owner Presented by Doug Shackelton) 8B. f:nnferenre with l egal Counsel - Fxisting Litigation pursuant to Section 54956.9_ Names of Parties: Riverside County Transportation Commission vs. Stanley Scott; et. al. Case Number: Riverside Superior Court Case No. 248086 9. ADJOURNMENT Ortoher Meetings Budget/Finance Committee Meeting - October 2, 1996, RCTC Office Joint RCTC/CVAG/WRCOG Meeting - 1-3 p.m. October 9, 1996. Site to be determined. RCTC Meeting - 3 p.m. October 9, 1996. Site to be determined. 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