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Board Meeting

July 28, 2011 - July 28, 2011
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Union Station, Ruth Fisher Boardroom

401 S. Jackson St.
Seattle, WA

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 Aaron Reardon, Board Chair, Presiding

1. Call to Order

2. Roll Call of Members

3. Report of the Chair

4. CEO Report

5. Consent Agenda

Voucher Certifications
          • May 1, 2011 through May 15, 2011
          • May 16, 2011 through May 31, 2011
          • June 1, 2011 through June 15, 2011

Minutes of the May 26, 2011 Board Meeting

Recommended by the Capital Committee
           • Motion No. M2011-36 - Authorizing the chief executive officer to execute a task order agreement with the Washington State Department of Transportation for final design services for the I-90 Two-Way Transit and HOV Operations Stage 3 Project in the amount of $16,400,000, plus a 10% contingency of $1,640,000, for a total amount not to exceed $18,040,000
          • Resolution No. R2011-04 - Authorizing the chief executive officer to (1) acquire, dispose, or lease certain real property by negotiated purchase, by condemnation (including settlement of condemnation litigation), or entering into administrative settlements, and to pay eligible relocation and re-establishment benefits to affected owners and tenants as necessary for property interests needed for construction of the Brooklyn and Roosevelt Stations and certain tunnel alignment within the North Link Project - UW Station to Northgate project and (2) acquire and dispose of property interests owned by public entities, including acquisition by condemnation to the extent permitted by law, between the University of Washington Station and Northgate in the City of Seattle which are needed for construction, maintenance and operation of the light rail tunnel and stations

Recommended by the Operations and Administration Committee
          • Motion No. M2011-50 - Authorizing the chief executive officer to execute a Transfer of Title Agreement with Community Transit for the long-term ownership, operation and maintenance of the transit center elements of the Edmonds Station project
           • Motion No. M2011-52 - Authorizing the chief executive officer to both execute an Operating Agreement and amend the Right of Use Agreement with the City of Tacoma to add a Tacoma Link station located between the Convention Center Station and the Theatre District Station 
          • Motion No. M2011-51 - Adopting the name of the Tacoma Link Station located at Commerce Street and South 11th Street 
          • Motion No. M2011-60 - Authorizing the chief executive officer to execute an amendment to the Rainier Valley Substitute Community Development Fund Agreement with the City of Seattle to delay $2 million of the City of Seattle's funding commitment to 2013
          • Motion No. M2011-59 - Authorizing the chief executive officer to execute a lease agreement with Auburn Omni Business Park, LLC, for warehouse space located in Auburn, WA, for a five-year term with five one-year options, for a total amount not to exceed $425,671
          • Motion No. M2011-58 - Authorizing the chief executive officer to execute a sole source contract with ABB Switzerland, Ltd. to provide auxiliary power supply equipment for the Tacoma Link fleet, for a total authorized contract amount not to exceed $424,000

6. Public Comment on Business Items 7.A. through 7.J. (Note: East Link public comment will be held with Item 8.A.)

7. Business Items

Items Recommended by the Capital Committee
          A. Resolution No. R2011-05 - (1) Accelerating the South Link - Airport to South 200th Street Project and establishing a project completion schedule milestone of September 2016; (2) approving Gates 4 and 5 within Sound Transit's Phase Gate system; (3) amending the Project Lifetime Budget to increase it by $341,849,600, from $41,391,400 to $383,241,000; and (4) amending the Adopted 2011 Annual Project Budget to increase it by $500,829, from $11,338,347 to $11,839,175
          B. Motion No. M2011-53 - Authorizing the chief executive officer to execute a contract amendment with Huitt-Zollars to provide additional design services for the South Link - Airport to South 200th Street project in the amount of $3,513,180, with a 10% contingency of $351,318, totaling $3,864,498, for a total authorized contract amount not to exceed $8,509,988
          C. Resolution No. R2011-06 - Authorizing the chief executive officer (1) acquire, dispose, or lease certain real property by negotiated purchase, by condemnation (including settlement of condemnation litigation), or entering into administrative settlements, and to pay eligible relocation and re-establishment benefits to affected owners and tenants as necessary for the South Link - Airport Station to South 200th Street project
           D. Resolution No. R2011-07 - Amending the Adopted 2011 Annual Budget for the Transit Oriented Development Operating Expenses from $235,000 to $470,000

Items Recommended by the Operations and Administration Committee
           E. Resolution No. R2011-03 - Amending the Adopted 2010 Annual Budget for Non-Operating Expenses from $24,494,772 to $39,494,772

Items not Referred by Committee
           F. Resolution No. R2011-09 - (1) Amending the Link Initial Segment Project Capital Lifetime Budget to increase it by $32,200,000, from $2,070,000,000 to $2,102,200,000, (2) amending the Link Initial Segment North King County Subarea Project Reserve Lifetime Budget to reduce it by $32,200,000, from $90,695,270 to $58,495,270, and (3) amending the Initial Segment Project Adopted 2011 Annual Project Budget to increase it by $32,370,782, from $47,775,941 to $80,146,724
          G. Motion No. M2011-40 - Directing the chief executive officer to implement a Sustainability Plan and continue integrating sustainable business practices and strategies throughout the Sound Transit organization
          H. Phase Gate 4 Action - Authorizing the I-90 Two-Way Transit & HOV Operations Stage 3 project to enter into final design
          I. Motion No. M2011-61 - Ratifying the chief executive officer's execution of a contract with MotivePower, Inc. to purchase three locomotives in the amount of $14,662,632, with a 5% contingency of $733,132, for a total authorized contract amount not to exceed $15,395,764
          J. Motion No. M2011-63 - Authorizing the chief executive officer to execute an agreement with the City of Tukwila 
         

8. East Link Project (Note: 8.A. includes Staff Presentation, Public Comment, Board Discussion, and Board Consideration of Resolution)

          A. Resolution No. R2011-10 - Selecting the route, profiles, and station locations to be built for the East Link Light Rail Project 
          B. Motion No. M2011-62 - Authorizing the chief executive officer to execute a term sheet related to the East Link Project with the City of Bellevue 
          9. Other Business

10. Next Meeting:

Thursday, August 25, 2011
1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ruth Fisher Boardroom

11. Adjourn 


Meeting Minutes

Motions:

Motion NumberStaff ReportSubject
/Motion M2011-36.pdf/Motion M2011-36sr.pdfAuthorizing the chief executive officer to execute a task order agreement with the Washington State Department of Transportation for final design services for the I-90 Two-Way Transit and HOV Operations Stage 3 Project in the amount of $16,400,000, plus a 10% contingency of $1,640,000, for a total amount not to exceed $18,040,000.
 
/Motion M2011-40.pdf/Motion M2011-40sr.pdfDirecting the chief executive officer to implement a Sustainability Plan and continue integrating sustainable business practices and strategies throughout the Sound Transit organization.
 
/Motion M2011-50.pdf/Motion M2011-50sr.pdfAuthorizing the chief executive officer to execute a Transfer of title Agreement with Community Transit for the long-term ownership, operation and maintenance of the transit center elements of the Edmonds Station project.
 
/Motion M2011-51.pdf/Motion M2011-51sr.pdfAdopting the name of the Tacoma Link Station located at Commerce Street and South 11th Street.
 
/Motion M2011-52.pdf/Motion M2011-52sr.pdfAuthorizing the chief executive officer to both execute an Operating Agreement and amend the Right of Use Agreement with the City of Tacoma to add a Tacoma Link station located between the Convention Center Station and the Theatre District Station.
 
/Motion M2011-53.pdf/Motion M2011-53sr.pdfAuthorizing the chief executive officer to execute a contract amendment with Huitt-Zollars to provide additional design services for the South Link - Airport to South 200th Street project in the amount of $3,513,180, with a 10% contingency of $351,318, totaling $3,864,498, for a total authorized contract amount not to exceed $8,509,988.
 
/Motion M2011-58.pdf/Motion M2011-58sr.pdfAuthorizing the chief executive officer to execute a sole source contract with ABB Switzerland, Ltd. to provide auxiliary power supply equipment for the Tacoma Link fleet, for a total authorized contract amount not to exceed $424,000
 
/Motion M2011-59.pdf/Motion M2011-59sr.pdfAuthorizing the chief executive officer to execute a lease agreement with Auburn Omni Business Park, LLC, for warehouse space located in Auburn, WA, for a five-year term with five one-year options, for a total amount not to exceed $425,671
 
/Motion M2011-60.pdf/Motion M2011-60sr.pdfAuthorizing the chief executive officer to execute an amendment to the Rainier Valley Substitute Community Development Fund Agreement with the City of Seattle to delay $2 million of the City of Seattle’s funding commitment to 2013
 
/Motion M2011-61.pdf/Motion M2011-61sr M2011-47sr combined.pdf-.pdfRatifying the chief executive officer’s execution of a contract with MotivePower, Inc. to purchase three locomotives in the amount of $14,662,632, with a 5% contingency of $733,132, for a total authorized contract amount not to exceed $15,395,764.
 
/Motion M2011-62.pdf No Staff Report Enter into a term sheet with the City of Bellevue regarding the East Link Project.
 
/Motion M2011-63.pdf No Staff Report Execute an agreement with the City of Tukwila for a total authorized amount not to exceed $4 million.
 

Resolutions:

Resolution NumberStaff ReportSubject
/Reso2011-03.pdf/Reso2011-03sr.pdfAmending the Adopted 2010 Annual Budget for Non-Operating Expenses from $24,494,772 to $39,494,772.
 
/Reso2011-04.pdf
Exhibit A
/Reso2011-04sr.pdf(1) Acquire, dispose, or lease certain real property by negotiated purchase, by condemnation (including settlement of condemnation litigation), or entering into administrative settlements, and to pay eligible relocation and re-establishment benefits to affected owners and tenants as necessary for property interests needed for construction of the Brooklyn and Roosevelt Stations and certain tunnel alignment within the North Link Project – UW Station to Northgate project and (2) acquire and dispose of property interests owned by public entities, including acquisition by condemnation to the extent permitted by law, between the University of Washington Station and Northgate in the City of Seattle which are needed for construction, maintenance and operation of the light rail tunnel and stations.
 
/Reso2011-05.pdf
Exhibit A
/Reso2011-05sr.pdf(1) Accelerating the South Link – Airport to South 200th Street Project and establishing a project completion schedule milestone of September 2016; (2) approving Gates 4 and 5 within Sound Transit’s Phase Gate system; (3) amending the Project Lifetime Budget to increase it by $341,849,600, from $41,391,400 to $383,241,000; and (4) amending the Adopted 2011 Annual Project Budget to increase it by $500,829, from $11,338,347 to $11,839,175.
 
/Reso2011-06.pdf
Exhibit A
/Reso2011-06sr.pdfAcquire, dispose, or lease certain real property by negotiated purchase, by condemnation (including settlement of condemnation litigation), or entering into administrative settlements, and to pay eligible relocation and re-establishment benefits to affected owners and tenants as necessary for the South Link – Airport Station to South 200th Street project.
 
/Reso2011-07.pdf/Reso2011-07sr.pdfAmending the Adopted 2011 Annual Budget for the Transit Oriented Development Operating Expenses from $235,000 to $470,000.
 
/Reso2011-09.pdf/Reso2011-09sr.pdf1) Amending the Initial Segment Project Capital Lifetime Budget to increase it by $32,200,000, from $2,070,000,000 to $2,102,200,000, (2) amending the Link Initial Segment North King County Subarea Project Reserve Lifetime Budget to reduce it by $32,200,000, from $90,695,270 to $58,495,270, and (3) amending the Initial Segment Project Adopted 2011 Annual Project Budget to increase it by $32,370,782, from $47,775,941 to $80,146,724.
 
/Reso2011-10.pdf
Exhibit A
No Staff Report Selecting the route, profiles, and station locations for the East Link Light Rail Project.