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Committee of the Whole

(In Lieu of Administration & Finance, Congestion Management Program & Planning, and Transit Planning & Operations Mtgs)

Thursday, July 19, 2007
12:00 PM

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE IN LOCATION

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

Agenda

1. CALL TO ORDERROLL CALL
 
2.

PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS: This portion of the agenda is reserved for persons desiring to address the Committee on any matter not on the agenda.  Speakers are limited to 2 minutes.  The law does not permit Committee action or extended discussion on any item not on the agenda except under special circumstances.  If Committee 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.

  
3. ORDERS OF THE DAY
 

CONSENT AGENDA

4.

Review the Report on Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority Investments for the month of May 2007.   (Mikolajczyk)

  
5.

Review the Monthly Legislative History Matrix.   (Evans)

  
6.

Recommend that the Board of Directors ratify appointments to the Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee. (Ristow)

  

REGULAR AGENDA

7.

Receive a report regarding the June 13, 2007 and July 11, 2007 Committee for Transit Accessibility Meeting.   (Verbal Report)  (Tamez)

  
8.

Recommend that the Board of Directors adopt a support position for SB 286 (Lowenthal).   (Evans)

  
9.

Recommend that the Board of Directors authorize the General Manager to amend the I-880Coleman Avenue Interchange Construction contract with FCI Constructors Inc.Pavex Joint Venture.   (Collins)

  
10.

Recommend that the Board of Directors authorize the General Manager to execute a contract with Pacific States Environmental, Pacific Contractors Inc., for contaminated soil stockpiling, demolition of six (6) buildings and installation of security fencing for property acquired from the Union Pacific Railroad located at the Newhall Yard. (Collins)

  
11.

Recommend that the Board of Directors authorize the General Manager to execute a contract with Granite Rock Company DBA, Pavex Construction Division for the construction of the San Martin Parking and Roadway Expansion Project improvements.   (Collins)

  
12.

Recommend that the Board of Directors authorize the General Manager to execute contracts with seven firms for Aerial Photography, Right-of-Way Engineering and Survey Services. (Collins)  

  
13.

Recommend that the Board of Directors authorize the General Manager to execute Cooperative Agreements with the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), for environmental, design, right of way, construction and landscaping phases of projects.   (Ristow)

  
14.

Recommend that the Board of Directors authorize the General Manager to amend the contract with Parsons Transportation Group for final design and construction support services for the Interstate 880State Route 237 Highway Planting Project. (Ristow)

  
15.

Recommend that the Board of Directors authorize the General Manager to amend the Memorandum of Understanding with Monterey-Salinas Transit (MST) and the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority (CCJPA) to continue operation of the Monterey to San Jose Express. (Smith)

  
16.

Recommend that the Board of Directors adopt a Resolution authorizing the submittal and execution of grant applications and other documents to obtain financial assistance from the US Department of Homeland Security under the FY2006 Transit Security Grant Program.   (Smith)

  
17.

Recommend that the Board of Directors adopt a Resolution to execute a Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Service Provider Subgrant with the Sacramento Employment and Training Agency (SETA) to fund a Maintenance Career Ladder Training Program; and authorize the General Manager to increase the FY2008 and FY2009 Adopted Budgets.   (Smith)

  

OTHER ITEMS

18.

Receive a report on Monthly Ridership and Fare Revenue Performance.   (Verbal Report)  (Tolosa)

  
19.

Items of Concern and Referral to Administration

  
20.

Committee Staff Report    (Lawson)

  
21.

Chairperson’s Report    (Kerr)

  
22.

Determine Consent Agenda for the August 2, 2007 Board Meeting.

  
23.

Announcements

  
24.

ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION         

Conference with Real Property Negotiator

[Government Code 54956.8]

Property:    Block bounded by North First Street, North Market Street, Santa Clara Street and West St. John Street located in downtown San Jos´┐Ż.

Negotiator for VTA: Roberta Notrangelo, Manager of Real Estate

Negotiating parties:   The Mitchell Family, Owners, acting through an exclusive listing by CB Richard Ellis.

Under negotiation:   Price and terms of payment.

RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION

  
25. CLOSED SESSION REPORT
 
26. ADJOURN
 

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