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Board of Directors Meeting

January 06, 2000
6:00 PM

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

Agenda

 

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NOTE: THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS MAY TAKE ACTION OR MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS ON ANY ITEMS APPEARING ON THIS AGENDA.

1. CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL

2. ORDERS OF THE DAY

3. AWARDS AND COMMENDATIONS

Employees of the Month

4.PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS

A. This portion of the meeting is reserved for persons desiring to address the Board of Directors on any item within the Board’s 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.

B. Hearing - Notice of Intention to Adopt ecessity-
Tasman East Light Rail Project

Close hearing and adopt Resolutions of Necessity in connection with the Tasman East Light Rail Project, pursuant to Article 2 (connecting with Section 1245.210) of Chapter 4 of Title 7 of Part 3 of the Code of Civil Procedure of the State of California; and further, direct the filing of eminent domain proceedings for the acquisition of certain real property as follows:

Property ID Number/Owner/Assessors Parcel Number

1) 7101/Joseph W. Kovalik and Nancy R. Kovalik, Trustees/ APN: 092-01-003
2) 7106/Capitol Avenue Housing Associates/ APN: 589-01-030
3) 7111/Mark L. Seaman and Huong Seaman/ APN: 589-27-114
4) 7113/Kevin Vu Cao and Julie Nhung Coa/ APN: 589-11-015
5) 7152/Sam Wells and Tamara Wells, Trustee/ APN: 244-06-004
6) 7156/Victor N. Rodil and Carmen A. Rodil/ APN: 244-05-034
7) 7157/Erlinda M. Tumacder, Single and Brenda M. Tumacder, Single as Joint Tenants/ APN: 244-05-036
8) 7158/Viet Quoc Pham and Tung Thi Nguyen/ APN: 244-05-035
9) 7159/Florencio M. Pesigan and Estrellita R. Pesigan, Joint Tenants/ APN: 244-05-037
10)7160/Imelda Wong, Trustee and Andy Peng-Phi Chan and Joan Francis Chan/ APN: 244-05-038
11) 7163/Robert C. Phelps and Shao-Shang Phelps/ APN: 244-05-049
12) 7168/Homer Yau and Hai Ling Huang, Joint Tenants/ APN: 244-39-041
13) 7170/Trade Zone Associates, Jim Rubnitz/ APN: 244-02-034
14) 7199/Jose Nunes, Trustee/ APN: 254-21-164

C. Hearing- Notice of Intention to Adopt a Resolution of Necessity – Gilroy Caltrain Station Transit Center

Close hearing and adopt a Resolution of Necessity in connection with the Gilroy Caltrain Station Transit Center Project, pursuant to Article 2 (commencing with Section 1245.210) of Chapter 4 of Title 7 of Part 3 of the Code of Civil Procedure of the State California; and further, direct the filing of eminent domain proceedings for the acquisition of certain real property as follows:

1) CT917/Hwa Luh and Shirley Luh/ APN: 841-13-002

D) Hearing-to adopt a Resolution indicating that the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority agrees to participate in the yield-to-buses demonstration program.

Close hearing and consider approval of a resolution requesting that Assembly Bill 1218, establishing California Vehicle Code (CVC) section 21810, which requires the driver of a vehicle to yield the right-of-way to a transit bus under certain conditions, be made applicable to VTA.

CONSENT AGENDA

5. Approve the Minutes of the Regular Board of Directors’ Meeting of December 9, 1999.

5.X. Amend the November 4, 1999 Board of Directors Minutes.

ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE COMMITTEE

6. Authorize the General Manager to execute a contract with URS Greiner Woodward Cycle for final design of the Route 85/87 Interchange Project in an amount not to exceed $4,500,000.

7. Authorize the General Manager to execute a contract with Nolte Associates, Inc. for a final design of the Route 85/101 North Interchange Project in an amount not to exceed $7,710,000.

8. Authorize the General Manager to execute a contract with Rajappan & Meyer for final design of the Route 85/101 South Interchange Project in an amount not to exceed $4,500,000.

9. Authorize the General Manager to execute a contract with Brian Kangas Foulk for final design of the Route 101 Widening Project in an amount not to exceed $4,534, 000.

10. Authorize the General Manager to execute a contract with Parsons Transportation Group for final design of the Route 237/I-880 Interchange Project Phases C1 and C2 in an amount not to exceed $4,130,000.

11. Adopt a Resolution expressing VTA’s commitment to provide local matching funds for the second cycle Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21) Congestion Mitigation Air Quality (CMAQ) and Surface Transportation Program (STP) candidate projects, and authorize the General Manager to submit the grant documents to the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and execute the grant agreements.

12. Authorize the General Manager to submit to the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), VTA’s Federal Fiscal Year 2000 Section 5309 Fixed Guideway and Bus grant applications, and to execute the grant agreements when received from the FTA.

13. Authorize the General Manager to submit the FY 2000 Section 5307 Urbanized Area Formula Program and Surface Transportation Programming (STP), Congestion Management Air Quality (CMAQ) and Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) grant applications to the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), and to execute the grant agreement when received from FTA.

14. Authorize the General Manager to execute an agreement with F2 Technologies for the acquisition of servers and related equipment for an estimated amount of $1,401,000 and amend the VTA capital budget to provide the necessary funding.

15. Authorize the General Manager to execute an agreement for services with BrightStar Incorporated up to an amount not to exceed $637,000 to provide consultant services for the Enterprise Resource Planning Project.

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

16. Authorize the General Manager to execute a contract with H R B Construction in the amount of $258,920 for Shop Building Demolition & Modifications of the Kunde Property as part of the I-880 to Hostetter Extension of the Tasman East Light Rail Project.

17. Adopt a Resolution finding that the purchase of up to 40 low-floor articulated buses through competitive negotiation is appropriate, as required by Public Contract Code Section 20217.

REGULAR AGENDA

ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE COMMITTEE
CHAIRPERSON’S REPORT - Woody

18. Approve the 2000 State Legislative Program for the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority.

19. Approve the 2000 Federal Legislative Program for the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority.


CONGESTION MANAGEMENT PROGRAM AND PLANNING COMMITTEE
CHAIRPERSON’S REPORT - Nadler

20. Approve the Assessment of Member Agencies for their FY 1999/2000 First and Second Quarter Fees.

21. Approve the Programming Strategy for the Second Cycle of Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21): Multi-County/Regional Transit Projects for the San Jose Urbanized Area and Urge Support of the Programming Strategy from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC).

22. Adopt the Second Cycle of TEA-21 Transit and Roadway Rehabilitation Program.

TRANSIT PLANNING AND OPERATIONS COMMITTEE
CHAIRPERSON’S REPORT – Matthews

23. Authorize the General Manager to execute a contract with Parsons Brinkerhoff Quade and Douglas, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $450,000 for the preparation of the BART Extension to San Jose/Santa Clara Study.

OTHER ITEMS

24. REPORT ON 1996 MEASURES A and B (Verbal Report)

25. LEGISLATIVE REPORT (Verbal Report)

26. REPORTS FROM ADVISORY COMMITTEES

27. REPORTS FROM JOINT POWERS BOARDS (JPBs) & REGIONAL COMMISSIONS

A. Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board
B. Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Board
C. Altamont Commuter Express Joint Powers Board (ACE)
D. Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC)

28. REPORTS FROM VTA POLICY ADVISORY BOARDS

A. Capitol Light Rail Policy Advisory Board
B. Vasona Light Rail Policy Advisory Board
C. Tasman Light Rail Policy Advisory Board
D. Fremont/South Bay Commuter Rail Project Policy Advisory Board
E. Caltrain Policy Advisory Board
F. Downtown/East Valley Policy Advisory Board

REPORT FROM THE CHAIRPERSON

A. Recommend the appointment of Nancy Noe as one of VTA’s members of the Altamont Commuter Express Joint Powers Board (ACE), filling the position which is being vacated by VTA Board Member Manuel Valerio. (Alvarado)

B. Consider Board Standing Committee Appointments. (Alvarado)

30. REPORT FROM THE GENERAL MANAGER (Verbal Report)

31. ANNOUNCEMENTS

32. CLOSED SESSION

RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION

33. CLOSED SESSION REPORT

ADJOURNMENT to the Regular Meeting of VTA’s Board of Directors scheduled for Thursday, February 3, 2000, in the Board of Supervisors’ Chambers, County Government Center, 70 West Hedding Street, San Jose, California.