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BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
Thursday, March 2, 2006
5:30 PM

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

AGENDA

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  • Persons wishing to address the Board of Directors on any item on the agenda or not on the agenda should complete a blue card located at the public information table and hand it to the Board Secretary staff prior to the meeting or before the item is heard. Speakers will be called to address the Board when their agenda item(s) arise during the meeting and are asked to limit their comments to 2 minutes. The amount of time allocated to speakers may vary at the Chairperson's discretion depending on the number of speakers and length of the agenda. If presenting handout materials, please provide 25 copies to the Board Secretary for distribution to the Board of Directors.

  • The Consent Agenda items may be voted on in one motion at the beginning of the meeting. If you wish to discuss any of these items, please request the item be removed from the Consent Agenda by completing a blue card at the public information table and handing it to the Board Secretary staff prior to the meeting or prior to the Consent Agenda being heard.

  • All reports for items on the open meeting agenda are available for review in the Board Secretary’s Office, 3331 North First Street, San Jose, California, (408) 321-5680, the Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday prior to the meeting. This information is available on our website, www.vta.org, and also at the meeting.

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1. CALL TO ORDER
 
2. ROLL CALL
 
3. ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION

A. Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation
[Government Code Section 54956.9(a)]

Name of Case: Madline Russell vs. Valley Transportation Authority
WCAB No. SJO 2005563/64/65/66/67/68

B. Existing Litigation - Conference with Legal Counsel
[Government Code Section 54956.9(a)]

Name of Case: MCM Construction, Inc. v. Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority
Santa Clara Superior Court Case No.: 1-04CV014166 (Construction Contract)

C. Public Employee Performance Evaluation
[Government Code Section 54957]

Title: General Counsel

RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION
  
4. CLOSED SESSION REPORT
 
5. ORDERS OF THE DAY
 
6. AWARDS AND COMMENDATIONS

A. Employees of the Month for March 2006

B. Employees of the Year and Supervisor of the Year for 2005
  
7. REPORT FROM THE GENERAL MANAGER (Verbal Report) A.

A. Receive an update on the RFP for Organizational and Financial Assessment Consulting Services as requested by Chairperson Cindy Chavez at the January 5, 2006 Board of Directors' meeting. (Burns)

  
8. 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.
  
9. Policy Advisory Committee (PAC) Chairpersons Report.
  

CONSENT AGENDA

10. Approve the Minutes of the Board of Directors Workshop Meeting of January 27, 2006.
  
11. Approve the Minutes of the Regular Board of Directors Meeting of February 2, 2006.
  
 

ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE COMMITTEE

12. Authorize the General Manager to enter into a contract with CompuCom Systems, Inc. to purchase server hardware, installation services, migration services, and maintenance services in the amount of $1,951,092.
  
13. Authorize the General Manager to execute a Local Assistance Contribution Agreement with Caltrans for the State Route 152 Truck Climbing Lane Project.
  
 

CONGESTION MANAGEMENT PROGRAM AND PLANNING COMMITTEE

14. Approve the scoring criteria to evaluate projects submitted to receive funding from the Lifeline Transportation Program.
  
 

TRANSIT PLANNING AND OPERATIONS COMMITTEE

There were no items submitted for the Consent Agenda by the Transit Planning and Operations Committee.
  

REGULAR AGENDA

 
15. Adopt the VTA 2000 Measure A Transit Program with a Revenue and Expenditure Plan that assumes a new 30-year, quarter-cent, local sales tax supporting the construction and operation of the 2000 Measure A projects.
  
16. Consider alternatives for placing the local transactions and use before the voters of Santa Clara County for transportation purposes. (Burns)
  
  
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REGULAR AGENDA

  
 

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

 There were no items submitted for the Regular Agenda by the Administration and Finance Committee.
  
 

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

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

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 (UNAPPROVED MINUTES) FROM ADVISORY COMMITTEES

A. Committee for Transit Accessibility (CTA)
B. Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC)
C. Bicycle and 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
D. Highway PAB South
E. I-680 Sunol SMART Carpool Lane Policy Advisory Committee
F. Ridership Initiative to Develop Energy-Efficiency (RIDE) Task Force (Meeting Cancelled)
  
23. REPORT FROM THE CHAIRPERSON
 
24. ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
25. ADJOURN
 
  
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