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Board of Directors Meeting

June 20, 2002

City of San Jose
801 North First Street - Room 106
San Jose, California

Summary Minutes

1. CALLED TO ORDER at 12:01 p.m.

ROLL CALL

Members Present: Alvarado, Beall (Ex-Officio), Chavez, Cortese, Dando, Gage, Gonzales, Kennedy, Lawson, McLemore (Ex-Officio), Mossar, Pirzynski, Springer, Valerio, Williams

Members Absent: La Poll, McHugh, Nadler, Yeager

Board Members Dando and Springer took their seats at 12:04 p.m.

2. ORDERS OF THE DAY

Added Agenda Item #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) and Agenda Item #10.X.X., Consider designation of Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) seats on the Silicon Valley Rapid Transit Corridor Policy Advisory Board (PAB).

Recommended that Agenda Items #3 through #9 be moved as Consent Items and that with Approval of the Orders of the Day, the Consent Agenda Items 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 be approved.

Accepted Orders of the Day.

CONSENT AGENDA

3. Authorized the General Manager to execute a contract with Granite Construction Company, the lowest responsible bidder, in the amount of $3,398,398 for construction of the Route 152 Safety Improvements – Project A, Phase I, a 1996 Measure B Transportation Improvement Program project.

4. Authorized the General Manager to execute a contract with Granite Construction Company, the lowest responsible bidder, in the amount of $447,254 for construction of the Route 17 Improvements Project I, a 1996 Measure B Transportation Improvement Program project.

5. Authorized 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.

6. Authorized the General Manager to execute a contract with Gordon N. Ball, Inc., the lowest responsible bidder, in the amount of $1,994,450 for construction of the Consolidated Biological Mitigation Project Phase 2, a 1996 Measure B Transportation Improvement Program project.

7. Authorized the General Manager to execute a contract with the Gillig Corporation of Hayward, California for the purchase of up to three 40-foot low floor fuel cell (hydrogen fuel) powered zero emission buses, related equipment and services in an amount not to exceed $10,565,000. A portion of this procurement is federally funded.

8. Adopted 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.

9. Authorized 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.

REGULAR AGENDA

10. Adopted Resolution No. 02.06.23 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, as amended.

Requested that the Motion be amended to reflect the addition on page two, letter (d) of Resolution No. 02.06.23 of the words “light rail line” following the phrase, “continuing the development of the Downtown East Valley”.

Ex-Officio Member Beall took his seat at 12:06 p.m.

Carl Guardino, Silicon Valley Manufacturing Group, supported committing State and Federal Discretionary Funds for roadway, bicycle and pedestrian projects and programs identified in VTP 2020.

Robert Carvalho, Interested Citizen, suggested removal of Section Two of Resolution No. 02.06.23 in order to leave the Board of Directors free to decide where to spend funds as the economy shifts.

10.X Adopted Resolution No. 02.06.24 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), as amended.

Requested that the Motion be amended to reflect capitalization of the words, “to improve the” following the phrase, “allocating the future State Transportation Improvement Program and discretionary federal funds identified in the August, 2000 Valley Transportation Plan 2020 Expenditure Plan” of the Measure on Page two, Section 4, of Resolution No. 02.06.24.

Requested the addition of the word “additional” before the words “Federal funds and the addition of the word “additional” before the words “State funds identified, made available, or created subsequent to August 29, 2000” on Page two, Section 3, of Resolution No. 02.06.24.

10.X.X Approved designation of Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) seats on the Silicon Valley Rapid Transit Corridor Policy Advisory Board (PAB) to be filled by one representative from the City of Milpitas and one representative from the City of San Jose.

11. ANNOUNCEMENTS

There were no Announcements.

12. PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS

There were no Public Presentations.

13. ADJOURNED at 12:14 p.m.