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SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2007

San Luis Obispo Board of Supervisors’ Chamber COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER

1055 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo, California 93401

SLOCOG starts at 8:30 a.m.

SLORTA immediately following (Agenda not posted at this time)

President: James Patterson Vice President: John Shoals

Board Members:

James Patterson (Fifth District - SLO County)

Katcho Achadjian (Fourth District - SLO County)

Tom O’Malley (Atascadero)

Bruce Gibson (Second District - SLO County)

John Shoals (Grover Beach)

Janice Peters (Morro Bay)

Tony Ferrara (Arroyo Grande)

Fred Strong (Paso Robles)

Mary Ann Reiss (Pismo Beach)

Harry Ovitt (First District - SLO County)

Jerry Lenthall (Third District - SLO County)

 

Dave Romero (San Luis Obispo)

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 by contacting SLOCOG offices at 781-4219. Please note that 48 hours advance notice will be necessary to honor your request.

8:30 CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL

8:30 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.

8:35 EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S REPORT

CALTRANS DISTRICT 5 DIRECTOR'S REPORT

A. PUBLIC HEARING ITEM

8:50 A-1 Coordinated Human Services / Public Transportation Plan (ACTION ITEM – ROLL

CALL VOTE – ADOPT). Eliane Guillot / Heather Menninger (AMMA) (Consultant)

B. PRESENTATION ITEMS

9:05 B-1 Central Coast Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Implementation Plan & Video

(CONSULTANT PRESENTATION & ACTION ITEM – VOICE VOTE – ADOPT

DRAFT PLAN; DIRECT STAFF TO MAINTAIN THE ITS ARCHITECTURE [OR

FRAMEWORK] FOR FEDERAL COMPLIANCE, & TO INCLUDE POLICIES

AND PROJECTS FROM THE IMPLEMENTATION PLAN IN FUTURE

PLANNING DOCUMENTS; PROMOTE ITS AWARENESS THROUGH VIDEO

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

REBROADCAST BY AGP VIDEO). James Worthley / Chuck Dankocsik of Transcore

(Consultant)

9:20 B-2 Motorist Aid (Call Box) Program Update and Next Steps (ACTION ITEM – VOICE VOTE

– RECEIVE REPORT AND DIRECT STAFF TO PROGRAM MOTORIST AID PROJECTS AS PART OF THE 2008 TRANSPORTATION PROGRAMMING CYCLE; SUPPORT MOBILE CALL BOX PROGRAM). Philip Chu

9:30 B-3 Funding Workshop for the Regional Transportation Plan Update (CONSULTANT

PRESENTATION / ACTION ITEM – VOICE VOTE – RECEIVE PRESENTATION

AND ESTABLISH STEERING COMMITTEE TO IDENTIFY NEXT STEPS). Richard Murphy / David Grannis of Planning Company Associates (Consultant)

10:10 “TEN-MINUTE BREAK”

10:20 RESUME Item B-2, Funding Workshop

C. TRANSPORTATION ITEMS

11:00 C-1 2008 Transportation Funding and Programming Cycle (ACTION ITEM – VOICE VOTE – REAFFIRM PROGRAMMING POLICY DIRECTION; ADOPT PROGRAMMING TARGETS AND ADOPTION SCHEDULE). Richard Murphy

11:25 C-2 Comparison of Recent Shuttle Performance – Regional Senior Shuttle, Shandon Shuttle, Templeton Shuttle, Five Cities Shuttle, and Nipomo Mesa Shuttle (ACTION ITEM – VOICE VOTE – SUPPORT RTA PROPOSED CHANGE TO THE TEMPLETON LEG OF TEMPLETON/SHANDON SHUTTLE; SUPPORT RTA PROPOSED CHANGE TO SHANDON SHUTTLE TO OPERATE AS 3 DAY-A-WEEK DIAL-A-RIDE; DISCONTINUE NIPOMO MESA SHUTTLE). Jessica Berry

11:35 C-3 Public Opinion Survey (ACTION ITEM – VOICE VOTE – APPROVE

METHODOLOGY AND SURVEY INSTRUMENT; PROVIDE POLICY DIRECTION). James Worthley

D. REGIONAL RIDESHARE PROGRAM

11:55 D-1 San Luis Obispo (SLO) Regional Rideshare Program Update – “Rideshare Week” (INFORMATION ITEM – RECEIVE). Lisa Quinn.

12:05 E. 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

E-1 SLOCOG Minutes – September 12, 2007 (APPROVE); Executive Committee Minutes – September 12, 2007 (INFORMATION); Social Services Transportation Advisory Council (SSTAC) Minutes, Technical Transportation Advisory Committee (TTAC) Minutes and Citizens’ Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) Minutes – September 19, 2007 (INFORMATION).

E-2 Notification of Grant and Funding Opportunities and Deadlines (INFORMATION). Geiska Baker

E-3 Correspondence and News Articles (INFORMATION). Ronald De Carli

E-4 Follow-up to 05/06 Triennial Performance Audits: South County Area Transit (SCAT), South

Bay Dial-A-Ride (SBDAR), and Paso Robles City Area Transit Service (PRCATS)

(APPROVE STAFF RECOMMENDATIONS). Eliane Guillot

E-5 Triennial Performance Audits Scope for the Regional Transit Authority, San Luis Obispo Transit and the County transit program (APPROVE THE SCOPE OF WORK AND AUTHORIZE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO AWARD THE CONTRACT). Eliane Guillot

E-6 2007 State Legislation – SB 445 and SB 375 (OPPOSE UNLESS AMENDED). Ronald De Carli.

E-7 2008/09 Unmet Transit Needs Methodology and Definitions (APPROVE RESOLUTION ADOPTING METHODOLOGY, DEFINITIONS, & CRITERIA; ADOPT THE 2008/09 UNMET TRANSIT NEEDS SCHEDULE). Tim Gillham

E-8 2007 Commute Profile (Survey Results) Tri-Counties (INFORMATION). Lisa Quinn

E-9 Rural Transit Funds (RTF) Call for Projects – FY 2008/09 (APPROVE). Tim Gillham

E-10 SLOCOG Public Participation Plan – Notification of Intent to update (CIRCULATE FOR COMMENTS; SCHEDULE FOR UPDATE IN FEBRUARY 2008). Steve Devencenzi

E-11 Transit Operator Schedule Coordination (REFER TO TRANSIT OPERATORS GROUP). Tim Gillham

E-12 Safe Routes to School Workshop & Federal and State Safe Routes to School (SR2S) Grant Notification (ENCOURAGE LOCAL JURISDICTIONS TO ATTEND THE WORKSHOP &

APPLY FOR FUNDING). Lisa Quinn

12:10 F. BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS

12:15 “15-MINUTE BREAK – LUNCH” (Lunch for the Board will be provided)

12:30 ADJOURNED TO SLORTA BOARD MEETING

1:00 RECONVENE SLOCOG BOARD MEETING

1:00 G. CLOSED SESSION

G-1 Closed Session: Personnel: Executive Director’s Annual Performance Evaluation (Government Code Section 54954.5).

G-2 Closed Session: Conference with Labor Negotiator, Agency Negotiation: Unrepresented Employees: All Positions (Government Code Section 54957.6)

1:30 H. ADJOURNMENT

Next meeting: November 7, 2007 (SLOCOG Tentative)

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