Administration & Finance Committee


Thursday, April 20, 2017

12:00 PM

VTA Conference Room B-106

3331 North First Street

San Jose, CA





1.              ROLL CALL



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


3.              ORDERS OF THE DAY



4.              Regular Meeting Minutes of March 16, 2017

ACTION ITEM - Approve the Regular Meeting Minutes of March 16, 2017.

5.              Action Item -

Authorize the General Manager to execute a contract in an amount not to exceed $1,200,150 with Biggs Cardosa and Associates, Inc.  (BCA) to perform final design and engineering services for the Montague Expressway Pedestrian Overcrossing project. 

6.              Action Item -

Authorize the General Manager to execute a contract with CDM Smith for an amount not-to-exceed $1,600,000 for a task order contract for the preparation of the State Route 85 Transit Guideway Study.

7.              Action Item -

Authorize the General Manager to amend the contract with TransCore in an amount of $1,552,229 for the SR 237 Express Lanes Phase 2 Electronic Toll Systems (ETS) Integrator services and to use the new total contract amount of $7,452,556 to calculate the General Manager’s amendment authority under the Administrative Code Section 9.2(h). This amendment will cover the addition to the original scope of the development and implementation of a Violation Enforcement System (VES) and a fiber optic communications system to the Electronic Toll System for the SR 237 Express Lanes corridor. 

8.              Action Item -

Authorize the General Manager to execute contract amendments with HMH Engineers to perform Project Approval/Environmental Documentation (PA/ED) services in an amount not to exceed a total of $1,825,000 for the I-280/Wolfe Road Interchange Project, and further authorize the General Manager to negotiate and execute the necessary agreements with State, local and regulatory agencies to complete PA/ED phase tasks.

9.              Action Item -

Adopt a resolution authorizing the General Manager or the Chief Operating Officer or the Director of Planning and Program Development or the General Counsel to file and execute grant applications and agreements with the State of California for California Transit Security Grant Program - California Transit Assistance Fund (CTSGP-CTAF) funds. 

10.              Information Item -

Review the Quarterly Purchasing Report for January 1 through March 31, 2017.

11.              Information Item -

Receive the Monthly Investment Report for February 2017.

12.              Information Item -

Review the Legislative Update Matrix.


13.              Action Item -

Recommend that the VTA Board of Directors adopt the Final VTA Transit Service Plan.

14.              Action Item -

Authorize the General Manager to execute a contract with BKF in the amount up to $14,100,000 to perform final design services for the Capitol Expressway Light Rail Project.

15.              Action Item -

Authorize the General Manager to execute a master task order contract with TransCore to provide Electronic Toll System Integration services for the Silicon Valley Express Lanes (SVEL) Program on US 101and SR 85 for a five-year term with an option to extend the term to provide SI services throughout the duration of the SVEL Program, in an amount not to exceed $20 million.

16.              Meeting -

Receive the Report on the Low/No Electric Bus Procurement.


17.              Items of Concern and Referral to Administration.

18.              Review Committee Work Plan. (Srinath)

19.              Committee Staff Report.  (Srinath)

20.              Chairperson's Report.  (Hendricks)

21.              Determine Consent Agenda for the May 4, 2017, Board of Directors Meeting.

22.              ANNOUNCEMENTS


23.              ADJOURN

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