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Board of Directors Meeting

June 21, 2001
12:00 PM

SPECIAL MEETING

City Council Chambers
San Jose City Hall
801 North First Street
San Jose, California

Agenda

 

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  • Persons wishing to address the Board of Directors on any item on the agenda, should complete a form located at the speakers' podium and hand it to the Board Secretary. Speakers will be called to address the Board when their agenda item(s) arise during the meeting. Speakers are asked to limit their total presentations to a maximum of 5 minutes for each side of the issue. Individual speakers are requested to limit their comments to 2 minutes.
     
  • 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 to be removed from the Consent Agenda by completing a form at the speakers' podium and handing it to the Board Secretary.
     
  • Items with an asterisk (*) may be adopted on the Consent Agenda after the ordinance titles are read into the record by the Chairperson or the Board Secretary.
     
  • 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 also available at the meeting.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), those requiring accommodations for this meeting should notify the Board Secretary's Office 48 hours prior to the meeting at (408) 321-5680 or E-mail:Board.secretary@vta.org or TDD: (408) 321-2330. VTA's Homepage is on the Web at: http://www.vta.org

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. PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS: This portion of the meeting is reserved for persons desiring to address the VTA 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 on 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.

CONSENT/REGULAR AGENDA

4. Authorize the General Manager to execute a contract with the lowest responsible bidder for construction of the Route 237/880 Interchange Stage C, Phase 1 Construction contract, a 1996 Measure B Transportation Improvement Program project. (Evanhoe)

5. Approve the establishment of a Reserve Fund of up to $4.4 million for a Habitat Preserve as enhanced environmental mitigation for 1996 Measure B Transportation Improvement Program projects. (Evanhoe)

6. Approve the Measure B baseline scope, baseline schedule and baseline cost estimate for the project, in accordance with Article V – Project Definition of the Master Agreement with the County of Santa Clara; and authorize the General Manager to execute an agreement with the County of Santa Clara that specifies the fee, for an amount not the exceed $600,000, and conditions for access to County Park Lands property in order to implement the 1996 Measure B Transportation Improvement Program Consolidated Biological Mitigation Project. (Evanhoe)

7. Authorize the General Manager to amend the Agreement with the San Jose Water Company (SJWC) for the relocation of water lines that conflict with the Tasman East, Capitol, and Vasona light rail projects in an amount of $ 14,900,000 for a new not to exceed agreement amount of $19,600,000. (Collins)

8. Adopt a Resolution finding that the purchase of up to ten Zero Emission buses through competitive negotiation is appropriate, as required by Public Contract Code Section 20217. (Martin) (2/3 Vote Required for Adoption)

9. ANNOUNCEMENTS

10. ADJOURN