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Board of Directors Meeting

June 08, 2001
8:30 AM

JOINT MEETING
with Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors

Hyatt San Jose
Mediterranean Center, Riviera/Monte Carlo Rooms
1740 North First 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.

I. Call To Order/Roll Call

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

III. Receive opening remarks and status report regarding the 1996 Measure B Transportation Improvement Program. (Davis)

IV. Program Contingency Reserve

A. Consider the following amendments to the 1996 Measure B Transportation Improvement Project budgets, and either approve, approve with amendment, or do not approve: (Davis)

1) Add $25,000,000 to restore funding for the existing Light Rail Program Contingency Reserve, to be managed solely by the Board of Supervisors.

2) Add $60,000,000 for a new Highway Program Contingency Reserve, to be managed solely by the Board of Supervisors.

B. Consider a Joint Resolution to amend the 1996 Measure B Transportation Program Master Agreement between Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) and the County of Santa Clara County relating to the Rail and Highway Program Reserve, and either approve, approve with amendment, or do not approve. (Davis)

V. Consider the following amendments to the 1996 Measure B Transportation Improvement Program project budgets, in accordance with Article V, “Project Definition” of the Master Agreement between VTA and the County of Santa Clara, and either approve, approve with amendment, or do not approve:

A. Add new project budget of $10,400,000 to be allocated for a Consolidated Biological Mitigation Site. (Davis)

B. Add $13,381,000, not to exceed a total project budget of $149,643,308 for the Capitol Light Rail Project for increased costs due to utility relocations, utility survey support and contingency replenishment. (Collins)

C. Add $26,703,873, not to exceed a total project budget of $283,395,142 for the Vasona Light Rail Project for increased costs due to UPRR and other right of way acquisition, utility relocation, added signal interlock for freight service, JPB yard signaling requirements, and, further amend project scope to add final design for a light rail grade separation and station at Hamilton Avenue. (Collins)

D. Add $3,000,000, not to exceed a total Measure B contribution of $81,656,000 for increased construction costs for the Sunnyvale Caltrain Station Project, which is part of the Caltrain Improvement Plan. (Pierson)

E. Add $3,500,000 from Traffic Congestion Relief Program and reduce a like amount of Measure B funds for the Highway 85/87 Interchange Project. (Evanhoe)

F. Add $3,500,000, not to exceed a total project budget of $31,314,989 for enhanced landscaping in the Highway 87 South Project. (Evanhoe)

G. Add $1,836,000, not to exceed a total project budget of $11,836,000 for the Level of Service Project for project cost escalation. (Murdter)

H. Add $3,405,000, not to exceed a total project budget of $25,405,000 for the Signal Synchronization Project for project cost escalation. (Murdter)

VI. Authorize the County Executive and VTA General Manager to amend the Vasona Light Rail Project budget by transferring an amount not to exceed $8,500,000 from the County Light Rail Contingency to the Vasona Light Rail Project to construct a light rail grade separation structure at Hamilton Avenue, if the California Public Utilities Commission has not approved an at-grade crossing by November 30, 2001, and amend the project completion date from November 2004 to April 2005. (Collins)

VII. Consider the 1996 Measure B Transportation Improvement Program Revenue and Expenditure Plan, June 2001 Update and either approve, approve with amendment, or do not approve. (Davis)

VIII. Receive a report on Community Oriented Design Enhancements (CODE) program. (Vinickas)

IX. Adjourn