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Board of Directors Meeting

June 20, 2002
12:00 PM

City of San Jose
801 North First Street - Room 106
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.
     
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  • 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


CONSENT/REGULAR AGENDA

3. Authorize the General Manager to execute a contract with the lowest responsible bidder for construction of the Route 152 Safety Improvements – Project A, Phase I, a 1996 Measure B Transportation Improvement Program (MBTIP) project. (Collins)

4. Authorize the General Manager to execute a contract with the lowest responsible bidder, for construction of the Route 17 Improvements Project I, a 1996 Measure B Transportation Improvement Program (MBTIP) project. (Collins)

5. Authorize the General Manager to execute a Cooperative Agreement with the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) covering construction of the 1996 Measure B Transportation Improvement Program (MBTIP) – Route 237/880 Interchange Project Stage C, Phase 2. (Collins)

6. Authorize the General Manager to execute a contract with the lowest responsible bidder, for construction of the Consolidated Biological Mitigation Project Phase 2, a 1996 Measure B Transportation Improvement Program (MBTIP) project. (Collins)

7. Authorize the General Manager to execute a contract for the purchase of up to three 40-foot low floor fuel cell (hydrogen fuel) powered zero emission buses, related equipment and services with an option for three additional buses. A portion of this procurement is federally funded. (Martin)

8. Adopt an oppose position for SB 1213 (Alpert), which limits the use of private consultants by Caltrans and other state agencies for engineering and architectural services for transportation and other public works projects. (Evans)

9. Authorize the General Manager to amend the contract with URS Corporation for preliminary engineering, environmental clearance and final design of the I-880/Coleman Avenue Interchange Project, increasing the approved contract by $2,268,390 for a new not to exceed total contract value of $6,946,145 and extend the term of the contract to December 31, 2005. (Evanhoe)

10. Adopt a resolution calling for a special election on November 5, 2002 to submit to the voters an advisory measure regarding the comprehensive transit program identified in Valley Transportation Plan 2020 (VTP 2020) adopted on December 14, 2000. (Evanhoe)

10.X Adopt a resolution calling for a special election on November 5, 2002 to submit to the voters a measure to adopt an Ordinance regarding the commitment of certain State and Federal Discretionary Funds for roadway, bicycle and pedestrian projects and programs identified in Valley Transportation Plan 2020 (VTP 2020). (Evanhoe)

10.X.X Consider designation of Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) seats on the Silicon Valley Rapid Transit Corridor Policy Advisory Board (PAB). (Gonzales)

11. ANNOUNCEMENTS

12. 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.

13. ADJOURN

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), those requiring accommodations or accessible media 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 located on the web at: http://www.vta.org

Note: the board of directors may take action or make recommendations on any item appearing on this agenda.