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RTA BOARD AGENDA

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at 8:30 AM
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS' CHAMBER
COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER
1055 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo, California 93401

The AGENDA is available/posted at: http://www.slorta.org
President: Lynn Compton
Vice President: Jamie Irons
Board Members:
John Peschong (First District -- SLO County)
Bruce Gibson (Second District -- SLO County)
Adam Hill (Third District -- SLO County)
Lynn Compton (Fourth District -- SLO County)
Debbie Arnold (Fifth District -- SLO County)
Tim Brown (Arroyo Grande)
Tom O’Malley (Atascadero)
John Shoals (Grover Beach)
Jamie Irons (Morro Bay)
Fred Strong (Paso Robles)
Ed Waage (Pismo Beach)
Dan Rivoire (San Luis Obispo)
Individuals wishing accessibility accomodations at this meeting, under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), may request such accomodations to aid hearing, visual, or mobility impairment by contacting SLOCOG offices at 781-4219. Please note that 48 hours advance notice will be necessary to honor your request.
FLAG SALUTE
CALL MEETING TO ORDER, ROLL CALL
PUBLIC COMMENT: The Committee reserves this portion of the agenda for members of the public to address the San Luis Obispo Regional Transit Authority Executive Committee on any items not on the agenda and within the jurisdiction of the Committee.  Comments are limited to three minutes per speaker.   The Committee will listen to all communication, but in compliance with the Brown Act, will not take any action on items that are not on the agenda.
A.
INFORMATION AGENDA

None

B.ACTION AGENDA

B-1
Open Public Hearing Period  for RTA: Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Goal Methodology Update (Action) 
C.CONSENT AGENDA: (Roll Call Vote) the following items are considered routine and noncontroversial by staff and will be approved by one motion if no member of the RTA or public wishes an item be removed. If discussion is desired by anyone, the item will be removed from the consent agenda and will be considered separately. Questions of clarification may be made by RTA Board members, without the removal of the item from the Consent Agenda. Staff recommendations for each item are noted following the item.

None

D.
CLOSED SESSION ITEMS - CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL: It is the intention of the Board to meet in closed session concerning the following items:

None
E.
BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS

Next regularly-scheduled RTA Board meeting on September 6, 2017

CONNECTING COMMUNITIES
ARROYO GRANDE | ATASCADERO | GROVER BEACH
MORRO BAY | PASO ROBLES PISMO BEACH
SAN LUIS OBISPO SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY

SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2,
 2017

San Luis Obispo Board of Supervisors Chamber
COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER
1055 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo, California 93401

SLOCOG starts immediately following
Regional Transit Authority (RTA) "Special" Meeting
(RTA starts at 8:30 a.m.; SLOCOG will start before or after 8:45 a.m.)

The AGENDA is available/posted at: http://www.slocog.org

President: Lynn Compton
Vice President: Jamie Irons
Board Members:
John Pechong (First District – SLO County)
Bruce Gibson (Second District – SLO County)
Adam Hill (Third District – SLO County)
Lynn Compton (Fourth District – SLO County)
Debbie Arnold (Fifth District – SLO County)
Tim Brown(Arroyo Grande)
Tom O’Malley (Atascadero)
John Shoals (Grover Beach)
Jamie Irons (Morro Bay)
Fred Strong (Paso Robles)
  Ed Waage (Pismo Beach)
Dan Rivoire (San Luis Obispo)
Timothy Gubbins (Ex-Officio, Caltrans District 5)
Individuals wishing accessibility accommodations at this meeting, under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), may request such accommodations to aid hearing, visual, or mobility impairment (including Limited English Proficiency [LEP]) by contacting SLOCOG offices at 781-4219. Please note that 48 hours advance notice will be necessary to honor your request.
I. FLAG SALUTE, CALL TO ORDER AND  ROLL CALL
II.
 PUBLIC COMMENTS: Any member of the public may address the Council for a period not to exceed three minutes on any item of interest not on the agenda within the jurisdiction of the Council. The Council will listen to all communication, but in compliance with the Brown Act, will not take any action on items that are not on the agenda.
III.DIRECTOR REPORTS
  1.  SLOCOG Executive Director
  2.  Caltrans District 5 Director
IV.
PRESENTATION AND PUBLIC HEARING ITEMS

A-1
 RECOGNITION: SLOCOG Board Member Fred Strong recieved the Regional Leadership and Excellence - President's Award from the National Association of Regional Councils (NARC) (INFORMATION - RECEIVE). Ronald De Carli

A-2
 PRESENTATION: North Coast Scenic Byway Program: Gateway Monument Signs - San Luis Obispo, Cambria, and San Simeon(INFORMATION - RECEIVE). Jeffery Brubaker

A-3
 PRESENTATION: Distracted Driving Awareness Campagin (INFORMATION - RECEIVE). Mike Bennett, Bike SLO County
 Motion and Vote 
V.
TRANSPORTATION ITEMS

B-1
 Triennial Performance Audit Findings and Recommendations - South County Transit (SCT), Regional Transit Authority (RTA), Paso Express and County Transit Systems (VOICE VOTEACCEPT SCT and RTA PERFORMANCE AUDITS' FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS; REQUEST SOUTH COUNTY CITIES CONSIDER APPOINTING SAME REPRESENTATIVES ON RTA & SCT BOARDS). Eliane Wilson / Belynda Johnson, Majic Consulting / Heather Menninger, AMMA Transit Planning (Consultants).
 Motion and Vote 

"TEN-MINUTE BREAK"

B-2
 2017 Park & Ride (P&R) Lot Study (VOICE VOTE - ADOPT THE 2017 P&R LOT STUDY; APPROVE ACTION RECOMMENDATIONS - Include modified Caltrans language [per TTAC]; and Retain Electric Vehicle [EV] charging stations under Secondary Recommendations [per CTAC]). Tim Gillham
 Motion and Vote 

B-3 SB 1 Guidelines and Status of Program (VOICE VOTE - APPROVE STAFF RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Continue participating in SB1 Fund Program Guideline development.
  2. Encourage member agencies to budget allocated funding, and assure awareness of all new requirements (Page B-3-10).
  3. Approve up to $40,000 for consultant services to assist in securing competitive grants $25k for application development, $15k for project advocacy). Ronald De Carli / Tim Gillham
 Motion and Vote

B-4 2018 Regional Transportation Improvement Program (RTIP) Final Programming Targets and Policies (VOICE VOTE - APPROVE STAFF RECOMMENDATION). Richard Murphy
  1. Receive programming targets by fund source (Table 1)
  2. Approve programming approach #3 (B-4-4), policies (B-4-4), and tentative set-asides (Table C)
  3. For existing underfunded regional projects ready to go to construction before Dec. 2017, advance $500K of regional funds to ensure timely delivery and program in September.
 Motion and  Vote

B-5
 Project Initiation Documents (PIDs) | Caltrans 3 Year Work Plan (VOICE VOTE - SUPPORT CALTRANS PID 3-YEAR WORK PLAN). Richard Murphy
 Motion and Vote 
VI.
 CONSENT AGENDA (INFORMATION AND ACTION ITEMS – ROLL CALL): The following Items are considered routine and non-controversial by staff and will be approved by one motion if no member of the COG or public wishes an item be removed. If discussion is desired by anyone, the item will be removed from the consent agenda and will be considered separately. Questions of clarification may be made by COG Board members without removal from the Consent Agenda. The recommendations for each item are noted in parenthesis.
 Motion and Vote 

C-1
Minutes of Meetings:
  1. SLOCOG Minutes – June 7, 2017 (APPROVE);
  2. Executive Committee Minutes – July 12, 2017 (INFORMATION).
  3. Social Services Transportation Advisory Council (SSTAC) Minutes – July 19, 2017 (INFORMATION).
  4. Technical Transportation Advisory Committee (TTAC) Minutes – July 19, 2017 (INFORMATION).
  5. Citizens Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) Minutes – July 19, 2017 (INFORMATION).

C-2
Fiscal Year 2016/2017 Year-End Financial Report (unaudited) (RECEIVE AND FILE YEAR-END FINANCIAL STATEMENTS,  INCLUDING THE BUDGET STATUS REPORT [ATTACHMENT    A]  AND THE LINE  ITEM  REVENUE  REPORT [ATTACHMENT B]). Robert Cone


C-3
  1. Draft  SLOCOG  and RTA  2018 Meeting Calendar (ADOPT  THE  2018  MEETING CALENDAR)
  2. Holiday Office Closure during Christmas and New Year Holidays (APPROVE –
    • Closure of SLOCOG Office between December 25, 2017 [Christmas Eve observed will be on December 26th] and January 1, 2018 [New Year's Day Holiday Observed] -- December 25, 2017 through January 1, 2018.
    • Closure of SLOCOG Office between December 24, 2018 [Christmas Eve observed] and Januaryy 2, 2019 [New Year's Day Holiday observed] -- December 24, 2018 through January 1, 2019). Ronald De Carli

C-4SLO  Regional  Rideshare  Triannual Progress Report (RECEIVE INFORMATION). Stephanie Hicks

C-5Status on the new San Luis Obispo Transit Center (INFORMATION). Pete Rodgers

C-6SLOCOG Office Parking Remodel (APPROVE IN CONCEPT). Pete Rodgers

C-7National Association of Regional Councils (NARC) 51st Annual Conference (RECEIVE INFORMATION). Ronald De Carli

C-8Bicycle / Pedestrian Counter Equipment  Available (INFORMATION – NOTIFICATION OF COUNTING EQUIPMENT AVAILABILITY). John DiNunzio

C-9State Highway  Account  Cooperative  Agreement  Amendment  No. 11  – County  of San Luis Obispo Project Modifications & Additions (APPROVE AMENDMENT NO. 11 TO THE COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT BETWEEN SLOCOG AND THE COUNTY OF  SAN  LUIS  OBISPO  AS SHOWN  IN  ATTACHMENT  A AND  AUTHORIZE  THE REQUIRED SIGNATURES). Jeffery Brubaker

C-10US  101  South  Transportation  Connectivity  Study - Santa  Maria - San Luis  Obispo (ACCEPT INFORMATION).  Eliane Wilson

C-11North Coast Scenic Byway Gateway Monument Signs – Authorization for Project Acceptance  and  Closeout  Activities (AUTHORIZE  EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR,  OR DESIGNEE, TO COMPLETE ALL PROJECT CLOSE - OUT ACTIVITIES, including, but not limited to, project acceptance, required by Caltrans Local Assistance for the North Coast Scenic Byway Gateway Monuments Project). Jeffery Brubaker  

C-13Correspondence,  Press  Releases  and  News  Articles (INFORMATION – REVIEW AND FILE). Ronald De Carli
VII.
 CLOSED SESSION:

D-1
Closed Session: Personnel: Executive Director’s Annual Performance Evaluation (Government Code Section 54957(b)).
VIII.
BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS
IX.
ADJOURNMENT
Next SLOCOG Board meeting: October 4, 2017