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04 April 9, 1997 CommissionRIVERSIDE COUNTY TRANSPORTA TlO�x ur http://www.rctc.org 3560 University Avenue, Suite 100 Riverside, California 92501 WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9, 1997 2:00 P.M. AGENDA 1. CALL TO ORDER. 2. PUBLIC COMMENTS. 3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES. 4. AGENDA ADDITIONS/DELETIONS. 5. HIGHWAYS/LOCAL STREETS AND ROADS. 5A. City of Perris Request for Commission Assistance to Address Safety Problems on SR 74 between Perris and Lake Elsinore. Overview Representatives from the City of Perris will be present to provide information and request Commission assistance to remedy safety problems on SR 74 between Perris and Lake Elsinore. 5B. Items Related to Repair of Distressed Fill Slopes in Lamb Canyon SR 79: 1) Approval of Amendment 4 to Contract RO 94-23 with O'Brien-Kreitzberg to Perform Construction Management Services; and, 2) Approval of Amendment 7 to Contract RO 93-06 with Converse Consultants to Perform Geotechnical Services. Overview This report is to amend the contract with O'Brien-Kreitzberg and Converse Consultants to resolve the distressed fill slopes issues in Lamb Canyon SR 79. 5C. Application of RCTC Proposed Candidate Projects for the Retrofit Soundwall Element of the 1998 STIP. Overview Staff is recommending that the Commission approve the candidate list of Retrofit Soundwall Projects identified in the staff memorandum and authorize the Executive Director to take whatever actions necessary to assure that Riverside County's Soundwall Candidate List is submitted as part of the Retrofit Soundwall Element of the 1998 STIP. 000001 RCTC Agenda April 9, 1997 Page 2 6. ADMINISTRATIVE/FINANCIAL ITEMS. 6A. Presentation of Western Riverside County Comprehensive Transportation Plan. Overview J.D. Douglas, Parsons Brinckerhoff, and A.J. Wilson, WRCOG, will be present to make a presentation on the implications of the proposed "Western Riverside County Comprehensive Transportation Plan". RCTC staff considers the work valuable as a "needs" study as a basis for developing implementable plans. 6B. Preliminary Draft of the SCAG FY 1997 Regional Transportation Plan. Overview Staff will present comments and recommendations based on initial review of the Southern California Association of Governments' Preliminary Draft FY 1997 Regional Transportation Plan. 6C. Proposed RTAC Position on SCAG's OWP Guidelines. Overview Staff is recommending that RCTC endorse the RTAC proposal related to SCAG OWP Guidelines detailed in the staff memorandum. 6D. FY 97/98 Program Goals & Objectives with Draft Budget. Overview Presented are program goals and objectives for fiscal year FY 1997/98 along with the draft budget. It is anticipated that a public hearing and possible adoption of the budget will be held in May. The Commission's administrative code requires that the budget be adopted no later than June 15th of each year. Program staff will be present to discuss and answer questions on the drafted goals and objectives. 6E. Recommendations on Proposed Legislations. Overview Proposed legislations affecting the Commission were reviewed by the Legislative Committee. Commission approval is recommended on legislative positions as detailed in staff's memorandum. 6E1. Appointment of Recurring Contracts Ad Hoc Committee. Overview The Executive Director is recommending that a three member committee composed of one member each from the Budget and Finance Committee, the Personnel Committee, and the Chairman be created to review existing recurring contracts to determine which, if any, contracts should be proposed for change. If approved, the Chair is requested to appoint a representative from the Budget/Finance Committee and Personnel Committee. 00''0002 RCTC Agenda April 9, 1997 Page 3 6F. Appointment to SCRRA, MSRC, and RTAC. Overview This item requests the Chair to make appointments to the Southern California Regional Rail Authority, Regional Transportation Agencies' Coalition, and Mobile Source Review Committee. 6G. 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, i.e. status on the joint CVAG/RCTC/WRCOG Ad Hoc Committee meeting, upcoming RCTC annual retreat . 7. TRANSIT/RIDESHARE/BICYCLE. 7A. Update on Inter -County Services. Overview Staff is recommending that the Commission: 1) Revise its current policy of only paying for miles within our own County and recommend that the funding of each intercounty bus service be taken on a case by case basis; and, 2) Agree to continue supporting the weekend travel option to Montclair and pursue the option of RTA directly operating the service through an extension of their Route 7B. FY 1997-98 SB 821 Bicycle and Pedestrian Facilities Program. Overview Based on LTF revenues estimates for FY 1997-98, the 2% LTF funding for the SB 821 Program will be approximately $572,072. This item will direct staff to solicit project applications from the cities and county. 8. CONGESTION MANAGEMENT. 8A. 1997 Congestion Management Program Update - Modification to Land Use Coordination Element. Overview Staff is recommending that the Commission approve to retain the Congestion Management Program (CMP) and eliminate the Land Use Coordination Element, and replace it with an Enhanced Transportation System Monitoring Element. 000003 RCTC Agenda April 9, 1997 Page 4 9. RAIL. 9A. Electronic Security Surveillance for Riverside County Metrolink Stations. Overview It is recommended that the Commission approve, in concept, the need for an electronic surveillance system for Riverside County Metrolink Stations, which will be installed in phases as detailed in the staff report. 10. 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. 10A. Consent Calendar - Administrative/Financial Items. 10A 1. City of Riverside Clean Cities Memorandum of Understanding. Overview The City of Riverside is finalizing its application to the U.S. Department of Energy under their Clean Cities Program. In support of the City's efforts, the Commission is being requested to formalize its participation as a stakeholder to the application and voluntary signator to a non -binding Memorandum of Understanding. 10A2. Adopt Ordinance 97-02, An Ordinance Amending the Riverside County Transportation Commission Administrative Code". Overview Presented for approval is a proposed amendment to the Commission's administrative code to reflect the action taken by the Legislative Committee setting its meeting day and time to the 1st Wednesdays of the month at 3:00 p.m. and action by the Budget/Finance Committee changing their meeting time from 1:30 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. 10A3. Reserve Forward Delivery Agreements. Overview Staff is requesting authorization to enter into Forward Delivery Agreements for investment of the cash portions of the Debt Reserve Funds for the 1993 and 1996 bond issues. The Forward Delivery Agreements consist of U.S. Treasury obligations provided by AA -rated German bank (selected by competitive bid). P00004 RCTC Agenda April 9, 1997 Page 5 10A4. Reaffirmation of Underwriting Team. Overview The Budget/Finance Committee and staff are recommending that the Commission select Smith Barney, Paine Webber, Piper Jaffray, Bear Stearns, and Artemis Capital as the underwriting team for the commercial paper refunding issue, with Smith Barney and Paine Webber remaining as senior and co senior managers, respectively. 10A5. Appointment to the Citizens' Advisory Committee/Social Service Transportation Advisory Council. Overview Staff is recommending that the Commission appoint Beverly Haun to the Citizens' Advisory Committee/Social Service Transportation Advisory Council with a term expiration in April 2000. 10A6. Monthly Cost and Schedule Reports. Overview Material 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 February 28, 1997. This item is for receive and file. 10B. Consent Calendar - Highways/Local Streets and Roads. 1061. Amendment to FY 1997-2001 Measure "A" Five -Year Capita/ Improvement Plan for the City of Norco. Overview The Measure "A" Ordinance requires each recipient of streets and roads monies to annually provide to the Commission a five-year plan on 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 Plan must also be approved by the Commission. The City of Norco is requesting Commission approval to amend their previously approved FY 1997-2001 Plan. 1062. San Jacinto Request for Substitution of STP Discretionary Funds. Overview Staff is recommending that the Commission approve the City of San Jacinto's request to substitute the extension of Ramona Expressway project, from Seventh Street to Cedar Avenue, with a rehabilitation project on Ramona Expressway and Mountain Avenue. Q(OOO5 RCTC Agenda April 9, 1997 Page 6 10B3. Award of Contract to Engineering Resources to Obtain Plans, Specifications and Estimate for a Park-n-Ride Lot in Moreno Valley near Pigeon Pass/Frederick Street. Overview It is recommended that the Commission award a contract to Engineering Resources for an amount of $34,040 to complete the preparation of the PS&E package for a park-n-ride lot to be located at Pigeon Pass/Frederick Street. A contingency amount of $5,000 will be established to resolve unforseen design problems. The total not to exceed amount of the agreement will be $39,040. The model consultant agreement will be used for this contract. 10C. Consent Calendar - Transit/Rideshare/Park-N-Ride/Bicycle. 10C 1. Local Process for Administration of Section 16 Program. Overview Staff is recommending that the Commission: 1) Designate an Ad -Hoc Committee of the Commission's Citizens Advisory Committee/Social Service Transportation Advisory Council as the Section 16 Local Review Committee; 2) reaffirm the Local Priorities for funding under the Section 16 Program; and, 3) approve the revised Local Appeals Process. 10D. Consent Calendar - Rail. 10D1. Revised Scope for Use of Proposition 116 Funds. Overview This item requests the Commission to concur with staff submitting the revised scope of Propositions 108 and 116 funded commuter rail projects in Riverside County. 10D2. Adoption of Claim Rejection Procedure and Resolution No. 97-06, A Resolution of the Riverside County Transportation Commission Delegating Authority to the Executive Director to Reject Certain Claims Presented to the Commission". Overview Staff is recommending that the Commission delegate the authority of handling personal property damage claims occurring at the four (4) Commission- owned/leased Commuter Rail Stations to the Executive Director and adopt Resolution No. 97-06, A Resolution of the Riverside County Transportation Commission Delegating Authority to the Executive Director to Reject Certain Claims Presented to the Commission. 10D3. Metrolink Monthly Report. Overview The most recent Metrolink operating and departmental reports on various activities are presented for Commission review. This item is for receive and 14.J40v RCTC Agenda April 9, 1997 Page 7 11. CLOSED SESSION. 11A. Conference Name of Pa Case No: 11B. Conference 1 Claim. 12. ADJOURNMENT. with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation Pursuant to Section 54956.9. rties: County of Riverside v. John Spyksma, et al. 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ADDRESS: ems, x t • PHONE: IF YOU ARE REPRESENTING AN ORGANIZATION PLEASE LIST: NAME PHONE: ADDRESS: RIVERSIDE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION 3560 University Ave., Ste. 100 o Riverside, CA 92501 0 (714)787-71741 RIVERSIDE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION April 9, 1997 TO: Riverside County Transportation Commission FROM: Naty Kopenhaver, Clerk of the Commission SUBJECT: Possible Conflicts of Interest Issues - RCTC Agenda of April 9, 1997 The April 9, 1997 agenda of the Riverside County Transportation Commission includes items which may raise possible conflicts of interest. An RCTC member may not participate in any action concerning a contract or amendment if a campaign contribution of more than $250,is received in the past 12 months from any entity or individual listed. AGENDA ITEM NO. 56, Items Related to Repair of Distressed Fill Slopes in Lamb Canyon SR 79: 11 Approval of Amendment 4 to Contract RO 94-23 with O'Brien-Kreitzberg to Perform Construction Management Services; and, 2/ Approval of Amendment 7 to Contract RO 93-06 with Converse Consultants to Perform Geotechnical Services. • Contractor: O' Brien-Kreitzberg Alan Krusi's, President/Chief Executive Officer .f Contractor: Converse Consultants f Al Keskys, Chief Executive Officer Richard Gilbert, Chief Finance Officer AGENDA ITEM NO. 6E1, Appointment of Recurring Contracts Ad Hoc Committee. A Commissioner receiving a campaign contribution of $250 or more in the past 12 months from any entity or individual listed as having recurring contracts with RCTC as shown in the attachment to the staff memorandum, shall not be appointed to the Ad Hoc Committee. AGENDA ITEM NO. 10A4, Reaffirmation of Underwriting Team. Contractor: Smith Barney Doug Auslander, Director Paine Webber r Jeff Holt, Vice President Piper Jaffray Sean Boyea, Managing Director Bear Stearns.;:•. Frank McDonough, Principal Artemis Capital Aimee Brown,.Principal AGENDA ITEM NO. 1063, Award of Contract to Engineering Resources to Obtain Plans, Specifications and Estimates for a Park-n-Ride in Moreno Valley near Pigeon Pass/Frederick St. Contractor: Engineering Resources Mike Brudin, Principal