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12 December 11, 1996 CommissionRIVERS/DE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION http://www.rctc.org (NOTE: The revamped Commuter Exchange will be on display at the Commission's Parking Lot from 12 Noon to 6 p.m. We welcome everyone to come early to view the Commuter Exchange.) RIVERSIDE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION 3560 UNIVERSITY AVENUE, SUITE 100 RIVERSIDE, CALIFORNIA 92501 WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 1996 2:00 P.M. ' AGENDA 1. CALL TO ORDER. 2. PUBLIC COMMENTS. 3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES. 4. AGENDA ADDITIONS/DELETIONS. 5. PRESENTATION - Recognition of Volunteers and Supporters of the Special Metrolink Beach Train. 6. CLOSED SESSION. 6A. Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation Pursuant to Section 54956.9. Name of Parties: Redevelopment Agency of the City of Perris and Howard A. Schlundt, et al Case No.: RCSC: 216954 7. ADMINISTRATIVE ITEMS/FINANCIAL ITEMS. 7A. Restructure of the City of Murrieta Loan Agreement. Overview Staff is recommending that the Commission: 1) Provide conceptual approval to lowering the commitment to the City of Murrieta to finance certain transportation improvements from 517,000,000 to $6,000,000; and, 2) authorize staff to work with Legal Counsel and the City of Murrieta to draft a loan agreement and bring back to the Commission in sixty days or less with additional information on what projects the loan will be used, how the loan will be secured and loan payback terms. 7B. Uncommitted Carryover from 95/96. Overview This item, for receive and file, is in response to RCTC's Chair request of what portion of the carryover from 95/96 for highways and commuter rail was uncommitted. The proposed recommendation is to either reduce outstanding commercial paper or not issue current year budgeted amount for commercial paper OR instruct staff to review the Strategic Plan and bring back recommendation on specific project acceleration. Page 2 RCTC Agenda December 11,.1996 7C. Sponsorship of Inland Empire Quarterly Economic Report. Overview Staff is recommending that the Commission authorize the Executive Director to expend the funds necessary to become an ongoing annual sponsor of the Inland Empire Quarterly newsletter. 7D. Joint County Proposal on Issues for Re -authorization of ISTEA. Overview This item is presented as a proposal of consensus issues between the counties in Southern California regarding the re -authorization of the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act (ISTEA). 7E. 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. Reports may include: 1) Financial bonding trip to New York by Commissioner Tom Mullen and Jack Reagan; and, 2) UCLA Symposium: ISTEA Reauthorization by Jack Reagan; and, 3) Washington D.C. Legislative Meeting by Louise Givens. 8. TRANSIT/PARK-N-RIDE/BICYCLE. 8A. Update on Inland Empire Connection Routes. Overview Staff is recommending that the Commission authorize Riverside Transit Agency to: 1) Proceed with their efforts to finalize the operation of the Route 149 and to accept the title to the three superbuses as Orange County Transportation Authority's financial contribution to the line; 2) work with Omnitrans to coordinate timed transfers between Omnitrans' Route 71 and RTA's Route 149 and continue efforts to add back the early morning and evening trip opportunities; and, 3) return with a report on the final outcome of these services. 8B. Ballard Fuel Cell Bus. Overview Staff is recommending that the Commission provide direction on whether to proceed with investigating the feasibility of a fuel cell bus demonstration project. Page 3 RCTC Agenda December 11, 1996 9. INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS/SERVICE AUTHORITY FOR FREEWAY EMERGENCIES 9A. Update on the Status of the Inland Empire Intelligent Transportation Systems Strategic Plan. Overview JHK and Associates will provide an approximate 12 minute presentation on progress made to date on the development of the Inland Empire Intelligent Transportation Systems Strategic Plan. 10. RAIL. 10A. Status of High Speed Rail Study. Overview This is a report on the action taken by the California Intercity High Speed Rail Commission that the Los Angeles to San Diego be routed through the Inland Empire. The recommendation is for the Commission to create an Ad Hoc Committee consisting of the Chairperson Alex Clifford and two other Commissioners, seeking three Board representatives from San Bernardino Associated Governments, to follow the progress of the California Intercity High Speed Rail Plan and further develop and Inland Empire position. 10B. Presentation of Electronic Security Surveillance Report and Request for Direction from Commission on How to Proceed with Findings. Overview Staff is presenting the Electronic Security Surveillance Report to the Commission. Proposals are included in the staff report for action by the Commission. 1 1 . 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. 1 1 A. Consent Calendar - Administrative/Financial Items. 11A1. Legislative Programs. Overview This item includes the Sacramento Report from Smith-Kempton and is recommended to the Commission for receive and file. 11A2. 1997 Schedule of Meetings; Unmet Transit Needs Hearings. Overview Staff is recommending that the Commission approve the 1997 Calendar of Commission meetings and unmet transit needs hearings. Page 4 RCTC Agenda December 11, 1996 11A3. Investment Report for Quarter Ending September 30,1996. Overview Presented are the Investment Portfolio Report for quarter ending September 30,1996 and County of Riverside's Investment Report. This item is for receive and file. 11A4. Monthly Cost .and Schedule Reports. Overview Presented for receive and file are 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 October 31, 1996. 118. Consent Calendar - Highways/Local Streets and Roads. 11B1. Request for Proposals for a Preliminary Feasibility Study of the Proposed Corona By -Pass Tollroad. This item is inform the Commission of the release of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a "Northwest Riverside County Congestion Management Program; Deficiency Plan; and South Corona By -Pass Tollroad Preliminary Feasibility Study". This information item is presented for receive and file. 1162. Measure 'A "Streets and Roads Funding Compliance Issues. Overview That the Commission adopt as policy the following definitive courses of action available to the Budget/Finance Committee: 1) Withhold funds until the excess fund balance plus the funds being withheld are below the three (3) year level; 2) require the jurisdiction to return any amounts in excess of three (3) years revenues if they cannot demonstrate an immediate project need; 3) loan funds to other jurisdictions for a limited period of time with a definitive or established repayment schedule; or, 4) make excess funds available to loan to the Commission for its rail and highway projects or to the Coachella Valley Association of Governments for its Regional Arterial Program. 11B3. Yuma Drive Interchange Project. Overview Staff is recommending that the Commission approve the use of Edison to perform the installation of the subject conduits for the Yuma project and authorize Staff and Legal Counsel to prepare and enter into an agreement with Edison to perform the work for an amount not to exceed $ 19,000 with an extra work amount of $4,000. Page 5 RCTC Agenda December 11, 1996 11B4. FY 1996-2000 Measure "A "Five Year Capital Improvement Plan for the City of Murrieta. Overview The Measure "A" Ordinance requires each recipient of streets and roads monies to annually provide to the Commission a five year plan of how those funds are to be expended in order to receive disbursements for local streets and roads. Any subsequent additions, deletions, or substitutions to the approved Plan must also be approved by the Commission. The City of Murrieta is requesting Commission approval of their FY 1996-2000 Plan. 11B5. FY 1997-2001 Measure 'A" Five Year Capital Improvement Plan for the County of Riverside. Overview The Measure "A" Ordinance requires each recipient of streets and roads monies to annually provide to the Commission a five year plan of how those funds are to be expended in order to receive disbursements for local streets and roads. Any subsequent additions, deletions, or substitutions to the approved Plan must also be approved by the Commission. The County of Riverside is requesting Commission approval to amend their previously approved FY 1997-2001 Plan. 11C. Consent Calendar - Transit/Rideshare/Park-N-Ride/Bicycle. 11C1. Riverside Transit Agency FY 1997 Short Range Transit Plan Amendment. Overview That the Commission amend the Riverside Transit Agency's FY 1997 Short Range Transit Plan to include the operation of four additional paratransit vans for complementary dial -a -ride service. 11C2. City of Banning - Request to Reprogram Local Transportation Funds. Overview Staff is recommending that the Commission amend the City of Banning's FY 1997 Short Range Transit Plan to include the projects outlined above and approve reprogramming $4,600 in Local Transportation Funds for these projects. 11C3. Education on the Road, A New Service of the Commuter Exchange. Overview This receive and file staff report provides an overview of a new Commuter Exchange service. Known as Education on the Road, the elementary school curriculum program, designed as a mobile field trip, educates third and fourth grade students about the importance of ridesharing as a youth and adult through creative materials and interactive on -board displays. The Commuter Exchange will be available at the Commission meeting to visit. Page 6 RCTC Agenda December 11, 1996 11 C4. FY 95/96 Commuter Assistance Program Partnership Awards. Overview The Commission's Commuter Assistance Program held a partnership awards event on November 6, 1996 to honor the management and Employee Transportation Coordinators of employers who have demonstrated a high level of success in reducing vehicle trips through their own rideshare programs and participation in the Commission's projects including Advantage Rideshare, Club Ride and Inland Empire Commuter Services. This receive and file staff report overviews the awards event and lists all employers recognized. 1105. SB 821 Bicycle and Pedestrian Facilities Program - Request from the City of Perris to Spend Carryover Funds. Overview The City of Perris was allocated $42,100 in FY 1995-96 SB 821 funds for the construction of a Downtown Sidewalk Improvement Project throughout its downtown neighborhoods. The city spent $24,926 of the allocated funds leaving a balance of $17,174. The City is constructing another downtown improvement project and is requesting authority to expend the carryover funds for this project. 11D. Consent Calendar - Intelligent Transportation Systems/Service Authority For Freeway Emergencies (SAFE). 11D1. Intelligent Transportation Systems - Proposed Projects. Overview The Commission previously approved the development of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) projects at their July 1996 meeting. This item is to formally approve the availability of matching funds and identify project priorities for the Inland Empire ITS proposal package. 11D2. Monthly Callbox Update. Overview The operational statistics for the Riverside County Motorist Aid Call Box System for the month of October, 1996 will be presented to the SAFE Board. 11E. Consent Calendar - Rail. 11E1. Metrolink Monthly Report. Overview The most recent Metrolink operating and ridership summaries, as well as departmental reports on various activities, will be reprinted for Commission review. This item is for receive and file. Page 7 RCTC Agenda December 11, 1996 12. SPECIAL RECOGNITION AND PRESENTATION TO SUPERVISOR KAY CENICEROS. A reception in honor of Supervisor Kay Ceniceros will follow the Commission meeting. 13. ADJOURNMENT - The next Commission meeting will be held on January 8, 1997. Items in January. Election of Officers. Unmet Transit Needs Hearings. Joint Meeting With CVAG and WRCOG. 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