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SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2008
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)


President: John Shoals Vice President: Bruce Gibson
Board Members:
Harry Ovitt (First District - SLO County) Tom O’Malley (Atascadero)
Bruce Gibson (Second District - SLO County) John Shoals (Grover Beach)
Jerry Lenthall (Third District - SLO County) Janice Peters (Morro Bay)
Katcho Achadjian (Fourth District - SLO County) Fred Strong (Paso Robles)
James Patterson (Fifth District - SLO County) Mary Ann Reiss (Pismo Beach)
Tony Ferrara (Arroyo Grande) 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.


 CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL


 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.


 EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S REPORT (VERBAL)


 CALTRANS DISTRICT 5 DIRECTOR'S REPORT


 PRESENTATION OF RESOLUTION OF APPRECIATION TO: FIX 46 COMMITTEE – Mary
Chambers (Chairperson), for their work on the Highway 46 Widening project.

 Motion and  Vote


A. PUBLIC HEARING ITEM

A-1  Transit Programming: Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Section 5307 (ACTION
ITEM – VOICE VOTE – APPROVE FUNDING AMOUNTS FOR EACH
OPERATOR AND INTEGRATE INTO THE TIP [See Item A-2]). Peter Rodgers

 Motion and  Vote


A-2  2009 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Formal Amendment No. 1 (09-01)
(ACTION ITEM – ROLL CALL – ADOPT RESOLUTION APPROVING THE 2009
The AGENDA is available/posted at: http://www.slocog.org
TIP AMENDMENT NO. 1; APPROVE AMENDMENT CALENDAR FOR FY 08/09).
Geiska Baker

 Motion and Vote


B. TRANSPORTATION ITEMS

B-1  Regionwide Fare Improvement Study: Preliminary Findings and Draft Recommendations
(ACTION ITEM - VOICE VOTE – ACCEPT FINDINGS AND REVIEW
RECOMMENDATIONS; SCHEDULE FOR ADOPTION IN DECEMBER). Eliane
Guillot / Annette Colfax, Majic Consulting Group (Consultant)

 Motion and Vote

B-2  SB 375 (Steinberg) Transportation Planning, Modeling, and Sustainable Communities
Strategy - Summary and Implications (ACTION ITEM – VOICE VOTE – ACCEPT
REPORT; MONITOR GUIDELINES, ASSESS LOCAL IMPLICATIONS, AND
BEGIN ADDRESSING REQUIREMENTS IN PLANNING PROCESS, STUDIES AND
PLANS) Ronald De Carli

Motion and Vote

B-3 Transit Funding Update: Transportation Development Act (TDA), Rural Transit Fund (RTF),
and Proposition 1B (ACTION ITEM – VOICE VOTE – APPROVE PROGRAMMING
SCHEDULE; APPROVE FY 08/09 RTF PROJECT DESCRIPTION MODIFICATION
ALLOWING RTA TO USE $300,000 FOR TRANSIT OPERATIONS). Peter Rodgers

“TEN-MINUTE BREAK”

C. AREA WIDE AND AGENCY ISSUE

C-1 Fiscal Year 2007/2008 SLOCOG Annual Report (ACTION ITEM – VOICE VOTE –
APPROVE AND AUTHORIZE STAFF TO FINALIZE AND DISTRIBUTE). Ronald De Carli

D. REGIONAL RIDESHARE PROGRAM

D-1 San Luis Obispo (SLO) Regional Rideshare Program Update (INFORMATION ITEM –
RECEIVE). Morgen Marshall

D-2 Safe Routes to School (SRTS): Activity and Infrastructure Update (INFORMATION ITEM
– RECEIVE). Jessica Berry

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 10, 2008 (APPROVE); Executive Committee Minutes –
September 17, 2008 (INFORMATION); Social Services Transportation Advisory Council
(SSTAC) Minutes, Technical Transportation Advisory Committee (TTAC) Minutes, and
Citizens’ Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) Minutes – September 24, 2008
(INFORMATION).

E-2 Year-to-date Financial Report (With 17% of the fiscal year elapsed, SLOCOG has expended
8.00% of its budget and received 4.11% of anticipated revenue) (RECEIVE AND FILE
FINANCIAL STATEMENTS). Sue Hall

E-3 Request for Proposal (RFP) - Transportation Development Act (TDA) Triennial Performance
Audits for Ride-On Transportation, City of Paso Robles, and San Luis Obispo Council of
Governments (SLOCOG) (APPROVE THE SCOPE OF WORK, RELEASE OF THE
REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL [RFP], AND AUTHORIZE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
TO AWARD THE CONTRACT). Eliane Guillot

E-4 2009/10 Unmet Transit Needs Methodology and Definitions (APPROVE RESOLUTION
ADOPTING METHODOLOGY, DEFINITIONS, & CRITERIA; ADOPT THE
2009/2010 UNMET TRANSIT NEEDS HEARING SCHEDULE). Tim Gillham

E-5 Route 166 Safety Corridor Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Santa Barbara
County Association of Governments (SBCAG) and Kern Council of Governments (COG)
Changeable message signs [CMS] (AUTHORIZE THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO
SIGN MOU WITH SBCAG AND KERN COG TO CONTRIBUTE $5K OF SAFE
FUNDS FOR THE PURCHASE OF ONE CMS AS RECOMMENDED BY THE
TASK FORCE). James Worthley

E-6 Funding Agreement with Amtrak for San Luis Obispo (SLO) Rail Platform lighting
(APPROVE FUNDING AGREEMENT). Peter Rodgers

E-7 Correspondence and News Articles (INFORMATION). Ronald De Carli

F. CLOSED SESSION

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

G. BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS

H. ADJOURNMENT


Next SLOCOG meeting: December 3, 2008
H:2008-09 OWP400 Agency Adm. & SupportSLOCOG Board AgendasOctober 20081-1 October 2008 Agenda.doc