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Systems Safety and Operations Committee Agenda*


Location & Date

Metro Board Room, One Gateway Plaza, 3rd Floor, Los Angeles
Thursday, March 15, 2012 12:00 p.m.

Agenda

Call to Order:

Directors:
Ara Najarian, Chair
José Huizar, Vice Chair
John Fasana
Don Knabe
Mark Ridley-Thomas
Michael Miles, non-voting member

Officers:
Arthur T. Leahy, Chief Executive Officer
Michele Jackson, Board Secretary
Karen Gorman, Ethics Officer
Karen Gorman, Acting Inspector General
County Counsel, General Counsel

42. RECEIVE the Transit Operations report.

43. RECEIVE report on System Safety.

44. RECEIVE report on Los Angeles Metro Protective Services (LAMPS). [HANDOUT]

45. RECEIVE oral report on Metro's change of culture, procedures and
expectations dealing with accidents.

46. CONSIDER authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to:

A. award a 5 year firm fixed labor rate/task order contract under Request
for Proposal No. OP39602795, to LTK Engineering Services for
Element A, Consultant for Light Rail Vehicle Acquisition,
Technical Support Services
, for an amount Not To Exceed
$15,236,445 for the base contract, exclusive of three (3) one year
options.

B. execute up to three (3) one year options to Contract No. OP39602795,
to LTK Engineering Services for Element A, Consultant for Light Rail
Vehicle Acquisition, Technical Support Services, in an aggregate
amount of $5,972,304, for a total Contract Not To Exceed amount of
$21,208,749.

C. award a 5 year firm fixed labor rate/task order contract under Request
for Proposal No. OP39602795, to CH2M Hill, Inc. for Element B,
Consultant for Light Rail Vehicle Acquisition, Program
Management Support Services
, for an amount Not To Exceed
$6,087,246 for the base contract exclusive of three (3) one year
options.

D. execute up to three (3) one year options to Contract No. OP39602795,
to CH2M Hill, Inc. for Element B, Consultant for Light Rail Vehicle
Acquisition, Program Management Support Services, in an aggregate
amount of $2,291,639, for a total Contract Not To Exceed amount of
$8,378,885.

54. CONSIDER: [HANDOUT]

A. Authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to award a 53 month, firm fixed
price contract under Request for Proposal No. P3010, to Kinkisharyo
International, LLC for the manufacturing and delivery of 78 light
rail vehicles (LRV)
, in the amount of $299,061,827 for the base
contract buy, exclusive of four Contract Options totaling 157 LRVs;

B. Authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to negotiate and execute up to
four Contract Options to Contract P3010, for a total delivery of 157
LRVs, in an aggregate amount of $591,080,448, for a total Contract
Not-to-Exceed amount of $890,142,275, not including allowable
contract escalation; and

C. Approving an increase of $6,940,000 in the life-of-project budget for
CP#206035 – Light Rail Vehicle Procurement from $335,410,000 to
$342,350,000.

47. ADOPT the updated 2012 Metro Transit Service Policy.

48. AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to award a firm fixed price
contract under Bid No. 12-0024 with Valley Power Systems, Inc., the single
lowest responsive and responsible bidder for the procurement of 75
engine rebuild kits
for an amount not-to-exceed $2,230,779 inclusive of
sales tax.

49. CONSIDER approving finding that: [HANDOUT]

A. no disparate or disproportionate adverse impacts will result from
the operation of the Orange Line Extension to Chatsworth
; and,

B. the proposed headway changes due to the reallocation of articulated
and standard size buses on Lines 40, 710 and 740 to better meet
passenger demand with capacity utilization will have a disparate
impact on Line 40 riders, but there is substantial justification for
proceeding with this major service change in order to meet Metro's
goals of achieving a balanced operating budget and complying with
adopted service standards, and that studied alternatives to this service
change of added service on Line 40 or higher fares for all riders would
have a more severe adverse effect on Title VI protected populations
than the indicated service change.

50. AUTHORIZE a life-of-project budget of $297,070,000 for procurement
of up to 550 forty foot transit buses.

51. RECEIVE AND FILE report on Regional TAP Working Group.

(ALSO ON EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE)

52. RECEIVE AND FILE report on Traveler's Aid in Union Station.

53. RECEIVE report of the Chief Executive Officer.

Consideration of items not on the posted agenda, including: items to be presented
and (if requested) referred to staff; items to be placed on the agenda for action at a
future meeting of the Committee or Board; and/or items requiring immediate action
because of an emergency situation or where the need to take immediate action
came to the attention of the Committee subsequent to the posting of the agenda.

COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC ON ITEMS OF PUBLIC INTEREST WITHIN
COMMITTEE'S SUBJECT MATTER JURISDICTION

ADJOURNMENT

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Meeting Information

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* This is the unofficial format of the Systems Safety and Operations Committee agenda.