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12 December 10, 1997 CommissionRIVERSIDE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION http://www.rctc.org RIVERSIDE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION 3560 UNIVERSITY AVENUE, SUITE 100 RIVERSIDE, CALIFORNIA 92501 WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 1997 2:00 P.M. AGENDA 1. CALL TO ORDER. 2. PUBLIC COMMENTS. (ITEMS NOT RELATED TO AN AGENDA ITEM) 3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES. 4. AGENDA ADDITIONS/DELETIONS. 5. PUBLIC HEARING - SOCIAL SERVICE TRANSPORTATION INVENTORY REPORT AND ACTION PLAN. Overview A Social Service Transportation Inventory and Action Plan Report must be submitted to Caltrans by December 31, 1997. A draft report and Plan is submitted to solicit public comments and for Commission approval. 6. ADMINISTRATIVE/FINANCIAL ITEMS. 6A. 1998 STIP Proposal Progress Report. Overview The passage of SB 45 provides vests responsibility with RCTC for making programming decisions for the allocation of Regional Improvement Program funds. The STP/CMAQ Committee met on November 24, 1997 and recommendations for programming the 1998 STIP (1998-99 through 2003-2004) are presented for RCTC consideration. 6B. RTAC Draft Mission and Policies and Procedures; Voting Scenarios. Overview Staff is recommending that the Commission consider the Voting Scenarios and prioritize them in rank order of preference. 6C. SCAG 1998 Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) - Coordination of Comments. Overview SCAG has formally released the Draft 1998 Regional Transportation Plan (RTP). This item is to appoint Commissioner(s) to participate on a CVAG, RCTC, SanBAG, WRCOG ad hoc committee to develop a coordinated Inland Empire response to SCAG on the Draft 1998 RTP. 000001 RCTC Agenda December 10, 1997 Page 2 6D. Riverside County Request for RCTC Support for General Plan, Transportation and Circulation Element Update. Overview The County of Riverside has requested Commission's assistance to update the County's General Plan. This item is to authorize the Executive Director to work with the County of Riverside, Transportation Land Management Agency to develop a proposed scope of work and budget and contract for services. 6E. Update on RCTC/WRCOG Discussions Regarding Restructuring and Staffing. Overview This item was on the Commission's November agenda but was postponed to the December agenda. The report is to advise RCTC of the progress of discussions and the direction which is coming from the discussions. 6F. Legislative Positions and Washington/Sacramento Reports. The Legislative Committee recommendations on proposed legislation positions are presented to the Commission for action. The Washington and Sacramento legislative reports are also presented. 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. 7. TRANSIT/RIDESHARE/BICYCLE. 7A. Welfare -to -Work. Overview The signing of AB 1542, the California Welfare Reform bill, requires the State to undergo profound changes in the way it serves people requiring public assistance. The California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKS) program requires each county to develop a plan that describes how the county intends to deliver the full range of activities and services necessary to move CalWORKS recipients from welfare to work. Submitted for receive and file is Riverside County DPSS Office's Plan which outlines the basic framework for welfare reform in Riverside County as of January 1, 1998. CCCCU2 RCTC Agenda December 10, 1997 Page 3 7B. Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Request for Rideshare Incentive Project Support Services. Overview Under SB 836, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) received funding to implement a $2/day rideshare incentive project and commuter club patterned after the Commission's Advantage Rideshare and Club Ride. LACMTA has requested that the Commission provide staff support services in the development and implementation of their project. Staff seeks Commission approval to develop a scope of work proposal and enter into a memorandum of understanding with LACMTA. 8. CONGESTION MANAGEMENT PROGRAM (CMP). 8A. 1997 Congestion Management Program Update. Overview Every two years (in odd numbered years), RCTC, as the Congestion Management Agency for Riverside County, is required to update the Congestion Management Program. 9. RAIL. 9A. Rail Program Update. Staff will update the Commission on rail activities. Metrolink schedule changes, the most recent operating reports, and information regarding intercity and high speed passenger rail will be included in the agenda package. This item is for receive and file. 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. LTF Funding Disbursement Policy. Overview Staff is recommending that the Commission revise the LTF Disbursement Policy to allow for two twelfths of the ninety percent to be disbursed in the first month, with the remainder of the ninety percent disbursed over the next ten months. The final ten percent would be disbursed in the month of June. Both the front loaded double payment and the final June payment would be contingent upon availability of sufficient revenues. 10A2. E/ Nino Preparedness" Program . Overview Projected impact of the El Nino Preparedness Program on RCTC Surface Transportation Funds. 000003 RCTC Agenda December 10, 1997 Page 4 0JOOO 10A3. Subregion/ Planning Allocations for 1997/98. Overview Staff is recommending that the Commission: 1) Approve the 1997/98 Overall Work Plan for the Coachella Valley Association of Governments; and, 2) authorize release of the allocated amounts of $96,000, and $119,000 to WRCOG and CVAG, respectively. 10A4. CPTC Audit. Overview The final report and results of the audit are presented to the Commission. This item is for receive and file. 10A5. CVAG Measure A Audit. Overview Staff is recommending that the Commission engage the services of Conrad & Associates to perform the Measure A portion of the CVAG audit on behalf of RCTC in an amount exceed $5,000. 10A6. Approval of Resolution No. 97-15, Reducing the Authorized Amount of Outstanding Commercial Paper Notes. Overview By Commission approval of Resolution No. 97-15, reduces the letter of credit with the Industrial Bank of Japan in support of the commercial paper program from $76,875,000 to $51,500,000. 10A7. Approval of Resolution No. 97-16, Authorizing the Examination of State Board of Equalization Transactions (Sales) and Use Tax Records. Overview By Commission approval of Resolution No. 97-16, access to taxpayer records as they relate to sales tax will be allowed by the State Board of Equalization. 10A8. Quarterly Financial and Cost & Schedule Reports. Overview Presented are Combining Statements of Revenues and Expenditures and Changes in Fund Balances (Unaudited) and the Highway and rail projects quarterly budget report for the Quarter Ending September 30, 1997. Also, presented are the cost and schedule status of the Measure A Contracts, through the month ending October 31, 1997 prepared by Bechtel Civil, Inc. The contracts are segregated by Measure A Plan category and includes Highway, Rail and other Plans and Programs. The cost information includes Commission authorized funds to date, contractual commitments to date, current monthly expenditures, and total expenditures to date. This item is for receive and file. RCTC Agenda December 10, 1997 Page 5 10A9. Contract for a Programmer to Maintain RCTC's Various Data Base Programs. Overview Staff is recommending that the Commission award a contract to Digital Advantage to perform data base programming for an amount not to exceed $20,000 using the short form consultant agreement and the hourly rates identified in their cost proposal, subject to RCTC Legal Counsel review and approval. 10B. Consent Calendar - Rail. 1061. Hemet Santa Fe Depot TEA Grant Expansion and Use of RCTC Property. Overview Staff is recommending that the Commission: 1) Approve Hemet's proposed expansion of the previously granted Hemet depot TEA project; and, 2) authorize staff to enter into a lease agreement with the City of Hemet for use of the specified RCTC Property as paved parking. 11. CLOSED SESSION. 11A. Conference With legal Counsel - Existing Litigation Pursuant to Section 54956.9(a). Name of Parties: Mildred L. Brodhagen, State of California, County of Riverside, Riverside County Transportation Commission, et al. Case Number: 294427 12. ADJOURNMENT. The next Commission meeting is scheduled to be held on January 14, 1997. 000005