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AGENDA
Page 2
October 23, 1975

XIT(). Authority to Reimburse Washington Gas Light

Company for Additional Corrosion
Protection Services (624213). .

Mr. Alldredge

X111. Authority to Enter into Service Agreement

with Potomac Electric Power Comapny for
Provision of Electrical Energy for Metrorail
(MA-043) and Reimbursement for Construction
for Phases II and IIA through October 31,
1975 (623188)

Mr. Garrett
Mr. Pinkney
Mr. Trott
Mr. Robertie

WASHINGTON METROPOLITAN AREA TRANSIT AUTHORITY 600 Fifth Street, N.W., Washington, D. C 20001

(202) 637-1234

MINUTES

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Staff

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Officers

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Mr. Jackson Graham
Mr. Warren Quenstedt
Mr. William A. Boleyn
Mr. De Imer Ison
Mr. John R. Kennedy
Mr. Roy T. Dodge
Mr. Ralph L. Wood
Mr. William Herman
Mr. Charles Dowdy
Mr. Eckhard Bennewitz
Mr. David Gaul
Mr. Thomas Trimmer
Mr. A. E. Savage
Mr. Michael Bresnahan
Mr. Ray Russell
Mr. Angus MacLean
Mr. Joseph Garbacz
Mr. Albert Roohr
Mr. Mathew Platt
Mr. Robert Codding
Mr. Herbert Leonard
Mr. Cleve Amos
Mr. George Keyes
Mr. Earl Long
Mr. Paul Johnson
Mr. Vernon Garrett
Mr. Lucius Pinkney, Jr.

NARITANNIENSTEIT Depily Go. Ma

Mr. John Bowman
Mr. Joseph Muldoon
Mr. Earl Fawbush
Mr. Sprague Thresher
Mr. G. Richard Raville
Mr. Ellis Perlman
Mr. Donald O'Hearn
Mr. Peter Sheehan
Mr. John Warrington
Mr. Cody Pfanstiehl
Mr. Robert Pickett
Mr. Philip Price
Mr. Nicholas Roll
Mr. Richard Silas
Mr. John Robertie
Mrs. Pat Sesti to
Mr. Allen Long
Mr. Mark Akins
Mr. Roger Hassett
Mr. Gerald Gough
Mr. Howard Lyon
Mr. Paul Willis
Mr. Alvin Williamson
Mr. William Leonard
Mr. Edward Lassen
Mr. William Alldredge

Mrs. Chris Simerman
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Ms. Judy Valentine
Mr. N. K. Hook, Jr.
Miss Dee Allison
Mr. Colin Alter
Mr. Harold Kassoff
Mr. Robert Moore
Mr. Richard Wilhelm
Mr. Douglas Schneider
Mr. Clifford Trott

Mr. Wayne McDaniel
Mr. Jack Crawford
Mr. Edward Daniel
Mr. Jack Meyer .
Mr. George Howie
Ms. Marlee Inman
Mr. Anthony Rachal
Mr. John A. Drayson
Mr. Thomas Crosby
Mr. Ralph Begleiter

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

The Minutes of October 16, 1975 were approved as submitted.

REPORT BY CHAIRMAN:

Mr. Alexander reported that the delay in the start of the meeting was due to over-run of the Board's earlier meeting with the Secretary of Transportation for discussions on Metro financing. Mr. Alexander reported that he felt the meeting had been inost beneficial in that the Authority's position and financial needs had been fully addressed.

REPORT BY GENERAL MANAGER:

Mr. Graham reported that Metrorail public hearing No. 81 had been held as scheduled October 21, concerning the location of the Farragut North Station elevator for the handicapped.

Mr. Graham referred the Board to furnished copies of an October 20 memorandum covering the public hearing schedule for the month of November and first week of December, covering Metrobus Public Hearings Nos. 44-48.

Mr. Graham referred the Board to furnished copies of his October 21 covering memorandum to correspondence between the Authority and Fairfax County, whereby the County agreed to pay for any cost increase above 6% for Community-Type Contract Service to Mantua Hills. Mr. Graham noted that in accordance with the County's indemnifying WMATA against loss under the contract, contract addendum had been transmitted to Mantua Hills for execution.

Mr. Graham referred the Board to furnished copies of his October 22 covering memorandum transmitting a signed amended Memorandum of Understanding reporting that pursuant to Board action on August 5, 1975 instructing staff to include all community-type mileage in the capital cost allocation formula, it was necessary to amend the existing Memorandum of Understanding.

Mr. Graham called on Messrs. Sheehan and Alldredge who reported that the sheet metal workers and the plumbers strikes had been settled leaving only the steam fitters to reach settlement. Mr. Alldredge reported that the strikes were impacting the Phase Il operations day for day.

Mr. Graham called on Mr. Ison who referred to the Board to furnished copies of the comparison of revenue since the adjusted fare structure went into effect, showing a 2.2% net revenue increase.

Mr. Graham called on Mr. Gaul who referred the Board to furnished copies of his October 22 memorandum to the Board covering the status of delivery of Metro revenue cars as of October 18, noting that Rohr was six cars behind schedule as compared to four cars behind schedule as of last week. He reported that the staff Equipment Engineer was this date in Winder, Georgia to discuss and seek a solution to the delivery schedule.

Board discussion was held concerning the need to evaluate Rohr's delivery performance in view of future phase requirements.

REPORT BY NVTC, D.C. AND WSTC:

No reports were given.

PROPOSED REVISION TO METROBUS RULES AND REGULATIONS:

Mr. Robertie referred the Board to furnished copies of the proposed revised Met robus Rules and Regulations which had been previously furnished the Board and referred to the local jurisdictions for review. Mr. Robertie reported that NVTC had approved the revisions but that WSTC and D.C. had not given approval.

Mr. White reported that WSTC had discussed the revisions at its October 22 meeting and requested that action be deferred two weeks to allow further review and comment. The Board agreed and the matter was ordered to be placed on the November 6 agenda.

APPROVAL FOR PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED TARIFF FOR METROBUS CHARTER,
CONTRACT, AND SPECIAL SERVICES:

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Mr. Warrington referred the Board to furnished copies of the General Manager's October 23 memorandum and related WMATA Tariff No. 3, reflecting a number of price changes to be presented at a proposed public hearing on December 2. Mr. Warrington pointed out that the increases are for added costs, primarily operators' wages, and added fuel costs, for Met robus Charter, Contract and Special Services, with the objective of retaining competitive position on pricing while assuring net revenue from operations, and he reviewed the proposed changes in the rate structure.

After discussion, upon motion by Mr. Tucker, seconded by Mr. Washington and unanimously passed, the date of December 2 was approved for public hearing.

Ayes: 6 - Mr. Alexander, Mr. Tucker, Mr. White, Mr. Munsey, Mr. Washington

and Mr. Barnett.

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