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BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2005
5:30 PM

Board of Supervisors' Chambers
County Government Center
70 West Hedding Street
San Jose, California

AGENDA

 

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1. CALL TO ORDER
 
2. ADMINISTER OATHS OF OFFICE to newly appointed Board Members.
   
3. ROLL CALL
 
4. ORDERS OF THE DAY
 
5. AWARDS AND COMMENDATIONS

Employees of the Month for February 2005
   
6. PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS

This portion of the meeting is reserved for persons desiring to address the Board of Directors on any item within the Boards jurisdiction. Speakers are limited to 2 minutes. The law does not permit Board action or extended discussion of any item not on the agenda except under special circumstances. If Board action is requested, the matter can be placed on a subsequent agenda. All statements that require a response will be referred to staff for reply in writing.
   
7. Policy Advisory Committee (PAC) Chairpersons Report. (Kishimoto)
   

CONSENT AGENDA

8. Approve the Minutes of the Regular Board of Directors Meeting of January 6, 2005.
   
 

ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE COMMITTEE

9. Authorize the General Manager to execute a contract with Nolte Associates to perform preliminary engineering and design for the State Route 85 Noise Mitigation Project for a total contract value not to exceed $182,000.
   
10. Authorize the General Manager to amend the contract with Brian Kangas Foulk (BKF) for final design of the State Route 17 Corridor Project E, increasing the approved contract value by $426,172 for a new total contract value not to exceed $1,142,762.
   
11. Authorize the General Manager to execute a contract in the amount of $2,552,951 with Stevens Creek Quarry Inc., the lowest responsible bidder, for construction of the Route 85/101 South Highway Planting project, a 1996 Measure B Transportation Improvement Program (MBTIP) project.
   
12. Authorize the General Manager to execute a contract in the amount of $1,777,778 with Stevens Creek Quarry, Inc., the lowest responsible bidder for construction of the River Oaks Bicycle/Pedestrian Bridge Project, a Valley Transportation Plan project. Execution of the contract by the General Manager is conditioned upon the commitment of $235,000 in additional funding from the City of San Jose and the City of Santa Clara.
   
 

CONGESTION MANAGEMENT PROGRAM AND PLANNING COMMITTEE

 
  There were no items submitted for the Consent Agenda by the Congestion Management Program and Planning Committee.
   
 

TRANSIT PLANNING AND OPERATIONS COMMITTEE

13. Authorize the General Manager to execute a contract in the amount of $555,000 with PICC, Inc., the lowest responsible bidder for the Light Rail Vehicle (LRV) Facility Minimum Improvements Project. This project is 80 percent federally funded.
   
14. Authorize the General Manager to execute task order contracts, as funds become available, for on-call consultant services to assist staff with the planning and/or implementation of Enhanced Bus/Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), Community Bus Service, Market Segmentation Analysis and Transit Service Optimization studies with the firms listed below for a maximum three-year period with an option for two additional years. The total value is not to exceed $1,500,000 for all agreements over the next five years. Those firms are: Cambridge Systematics, Inc., Oakland, CA; DKS Associates Transportation Solutions (in association with IBI Group and Apex Strategies), San Jose, CA; Korve Engineering, Inc., San Jose, CA; and Transportation Management and Design, Inc., Carlsbad, CA.
   
   
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REGULAR AGENDA

   
 

ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE COMMITTEE CHAIRPERSON'S REPORT - (See Agenda Item # 19.A.)

15. Receive a presentation on the Fiscal Year 2004 Transit Operations Performance Report.
   
 

CONGESTION MANAGEMENT PROGRAM AND PLANNING COMMITTEE CHAIRPERSON'S REPORT - (See Agenda Item # 19.B.)

16. Adopt the Draft Valley Transportation Plan 2030 (VTP 2030) as Santa Clara Countys Long-Range Countywide Transportation Plan. (Deferred from the December 9, 2004 Board of Directors Meeting.)
   
 

TRANSIT PLANNING AND OPERATIONS COMMITTEE CHAIRPERSON'S REPORT - (See Agenda Item # 19.C.)

 
  There were no items submitted for the Regular Agenda by the Transit Planning and Operations Committee.
   
   
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OTHER ITEMS

17. ITEMS OF CONCERN AND REFERRAL TO ADMINISTRATION
 
18. LEGISLATIVE REPORT
 
19. SUMMARY MINUTES FROM STANDING COMMITTEES

A. Administration and Finance Committee
B. Congestion Management Program and Planning Committee
C. Transit Planning and Operations Committee
   
20. REPORTS FROM ADVISORY COMMITTEES

A. Committee for Transit Accessibility (CTA)
B. Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC)
C. Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC)
D. Technical Advisory Committee (TAC)
E. Policy Advisory Committee (PAC)
   
21. REPORTS FROM JOINT POWERS BOARDS (JPBs) & REGIONAL COMMISSIONS

A. Peninsula Corridor JPB
B. Capitol Corridor JPB
C. Dumbarton Rail Corridor Policy Committee
D. Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC)
   
22. REPORTS FROM VTA POLICY ADVISORY BOARDS (PABs)

A. Vasona Light Rail PAB (No Meeting Scheduled)
B. Silicon Valley Rapid Transit Corridor PAB
C. Downtown East Valley PAB (February Cancelled)
D. Highway PAB South (No Meeting Scheduled)
E. 1996 Measure B Transportation Improvement Program Community Oriented Design Enhancements (CODE)
   
23. REPORT FROM THE CHAIRPERSON

A. Modify the 2005 Board Meeting Schedule.
B. Approve the Board Standing Committee Appointments.
C. Approve the designation of a Board of Directors Ad-Hoc Selection Committee to oversee and participate in the recruitment and recommendation of a General Manager to the full Board of Directors.
   
24. REPORT FROM THE GENERAL MANAGER (Verbal Report)
   
25. ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
26. ADJOURN
 
   
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Additional Board Packet Information

 

2005 Calendars

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