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060419 Move I-15 Through Temecula REgional Task Froce Committee Action Minutes ACTION MINUTES MOVE 1-15 THROUGH TEMECULA REGIONAL TASK FORCE COMMITTEE TEMECULA CITY HALL — COUNCIL CHAMBERS 41000 MAIN STREET TEMECULA, CALIFORNIA TUESDAY, JUNE 4, 2019 4:00 PM CALL TO ORDER: The meeting was called to order at 4:06 p.m. by City of Temecula Council Member Matt Rahn ROLL CALL: City of Wildomar Marsha Swanson, Mayor City of Lake Elsinore Robert Magee, Council Member, RCTC Commissioner Grant Yates, City Manager City of Menifee Jonathan Smith, Public Works Director City of Canyon Lake Randall Bonner, Council Member and RCTC Commissioner City of Temecula Mike Naggar, Mayor Matt Rahn, Council Member Aaron Adams, City Manager Greg Butler, Assistant City Manager Patrick Thomas, Public Works Director Betsy Lowrey, Senior Management Analyst Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians Jared Munoa, President, Pechanga Development Corporation Office of State Senator Jeff Stone Darrell Connerton, District Representative Office of Assemblywoman Marie Waldron Kristy MacDougall, District Director Office of Riverside County Board of Supervisors, 3`d District, Chuck Washington Olivia Balderrama, Legislative Assistant Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC) Shirley Medina (via phone) Western Riverside Council of Governments (WRCOG) —via phone Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) Nancy Lo, Assistant Regional Planner California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 8 Thomas Ainsworth, Sr. Traffic Electrical Engineer Emad Makar, Project Manager California Highway Patrol Karyn Mentink, Captain Marine Corps Base (MCB), Camp Pendleton Chad Pelekai, USMC Liaison Tom Skancke, Transportation Strategist, MetroMotion, LLC PUBLIC COMMENTS None COMMITTEE BUSINESS 1. Transportation Strategist Tom Skancke. Discussed Transportation funding tips: i.) Prioritize projects on 1-15 (Federal Highway) for Federal grant opportunities; ii.) Implement regional collaboration in Riverside County bringing all together along 1-15; iii.) Gave examples of multi-state collaborations along 1-95 (17 states) and I- 35 corridor (multi-states) as most influential on the Federal funding level. 2. French Valley Parkway/INFRA Grant Update. Temecula Mayor Matt Rahn and City Manager Aaron Adams provided update on INFRA Grant Application for Phase II the French Valley Parkway Project, including a video. Mayor Matt discussed recent visits to DC. Patrick Thomas, Director of Public Works, provided an explanation of project with graphic. 3. Operational Improvements along 1-15 Improvements update. i. Auxiliary Lane NB 15 Temecula Parkway to Rancho Cal: City is lead. Caltrans streamlined process for City. Design/environmental process soliciting contractors began in April 2019. 12-18 month process to begin construction phase, which will take 1 year. Total cost is $SMillion: $1.25 Million from Caltrans; 700K from Temecula; $3 Million unspecified (currently). ii. Remaining Auxiliary lanes connecting all Temecula on/off-ramps: Caltrans is lead. Circulating EIR now. Construction anticipated 2023-24 (project is fast tracked and Caltrans will accelerate further if possible). Escalated Cost is $35 Million (this is construction costs only; not including design/right of way, all covered by Caltrans through SHOPP program). 4. Follow up. Set up a regional workshop to brainstorm creative funding options for 1-15: Connect transportation/infrastructure to state affordable housing mandates; exempt CEQA save $29 Million and pledge that money to transportation or housing; consider financing mechanisms (loans); consider possible revenue stream; consider executive branch approach and letter to the President (wait until after INFRA grant) as well as to Governor's office; discuss with lobbyist; possibly include CA reps for discussion on housing, as well as other options to work cohesively together as a region for funding. Also, at next meeting, Lake Elsinore Council Member Magee would also like to include an update on the Cajalco segment of 1-15 from Cajalco to 215 Junction. ADJOURNMENT The meeting was officially adjourned at 5:47 PM d2A L - Date Aaron Adams, City Manager