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San Luis Obispo Council of Governments

Ronald L. DeCarli - Executive Director
Regional Transportation Planning Agency
Metropolitan Planning Organization
Rideshare Program/Census Data Affiliate
Service Authority for Freeways and Expressways
Arroyo Grande
Atascaero
Grover Beach
Morro Bay
Paso Robles
Pismo Beach
San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo County

SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2011
San Luis Obispo Board of Supervisors' Chamber
COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER
1055 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo, California 93401

SLOCOG immediately follows SLORTA (approximately at 9:00 a.m.)
(SLORTA starts 8:30 a.m.)

Jump to SLORTA agenda

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

President: Bruce Gibson Vice President: Fred Strong
Board Members:
Frank Mecham (First District – SLO County)
Bruce Gibson (Second District – SLO County)
Adam Hill (Third District – SLO County)
Paul Teixeira (Fourth District – SLO County)
James Patterson (Fifth District – SLO County)
Tony Ferrara (Arroyo Grande)
Tom O’Malley (Atascadero)
John Shoals (Grover Beach)
William Yates (Morro Bay)
Fred Strong (Paso Robles)
Shelly Higginbotham (Pismo Beach)
Jan Howell Marx (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 the SLORTA offices at 781-4472. Please note that 48 hours advance notice will be necessary to honor a request.
CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL
PUBLIC COMMENTS: 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.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S REPORT
CALTRANS DISTRICT 5 DIRECTOR REPORT
PROCLAMATION: San Luis Obispo Regional Rideshare Program: Proclamation for Rideshare Month The Resolution proclaiming October 2011 as "Rideshare Month" (attached)
Motion and Vote
A. PUBLIC HEARING ITEMS
A-1

North County Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Section 5307 Program of Projects (ACTION ITEM - VOICE VOTE - ADOPT 5307 PROGRAM OF PROJECTS [TABLE A]). Eliane Guillot

Motion and Vote

A-2

 2011 Federal Transportation Improvement Program (FTIP) Amendment No. 8 (ACTION ITEM - ROLL CALL - ADOPT RESOLUTION APPROVING FORMAL AMENDMENT NO. 8 TO THE 2011 FTIP). Gieska B.Velasquez

 Motion and Vote

B. REGIONAL RIDESHARE PROGRAM
B-1 San Luis Obispo (SLO) Regional Rideshare Program Update (INFORMATION ITEM - RECEIVE). Morgen Marshall
C. TRANSPORTATION ITEMS
C-1

Update on Efforts to Extend or Reauthorize the Federal Surface Transportation Legislation, the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, and Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) (ACTION ITEM - VOICE VOTE - SUPPORT THE TWO-YEAR EXTENSION AT CURRENT LEVELS AND CURRENT STRUCTURE). Michael Harmon

Motion and Vote

"TEN MINUTE BREAK"
C-2

2012 Regional Transportation Improvement Program (RTIP) (ACTION ITEM -VOICE VOTE - RECEIVE PROJECT STATUS INFORMATION ON STATE TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM [STIP] CANDIDATE PROJECTS AND ASSESS AND DEVELOP DRAFT FUNDING RECOMMENDATIONS FOR PROGRAMMING DECEMBER 2011; APPROVE REGIONAL SURFACE TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM FUNDING POLICIES AND DISTRIBUTE CALL FOR PROJECTS). Richard Murphy

Motion and Vote

C-3 Presentation Regarding Modern Roundabouts and the Morro Bay Quintana/Morro Bay Blvd. Roundabout (INFORMATION ITEM - RECEIVE). Geiska Velasquez / Rob Livick, City of Mono Bay Public Services Director
C-4 Transportation System Performance Measures Report (Interim Update) (INFORMATION ITEM -ACCEPT INTERIM UPDATE). Michael Harmon
C-5

Los Angeles - San Diego - San Luis Obispo (LOSSAN) Rail Corridor Agency Governance Changes Proposed (ACTION ITEM - VOICE VOTE -CONCEPTUALLY SUPPORT SUBJECT TO ADDRESSING SPECIFIC CONCERNS). Peter Rodgers

Motion and Vote

D. AREA WIDE ITEMS
D-1

Pros and Cons of Consolidating San Luis Obispo Council of Governments (SLOCOG) and San Luis Obispo Regional Transit Authority (SLORTA) (ACTION ITEM - VOICE VOTE - RECEIVE INFORMATION; DEFER TO FY 13/14 OVERALL WORK PROGRAM PRIORITIES, PENDING PROGRESS ON OTHER TRANSIT CONSOLIDATION EFFORTS [DECEMBER 2012]). Peter Rodgers

Motion and Vote

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 to 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

E-1

SLOCOG Minutes - August 3, 2011 (APPROVE); Executive Committee Minutes -September 14, 2011 (INFORMATION); Social Services Transportation Advisory Council (SSTAC) Minutes, Technical Transportation Advisory Committee (TTAC) Minutes, and Citizens Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) Minutes -September 21,2011 (INFORMATION).

E-2 Year-to-date Rnanclal Report (With 17% of the fiscal year elapsed, SLOCOG has expended 8.5% of its budget and received 10% of anticipated revenue) (RECEIVE AND FILE YEAR-TO-DATE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS [ATTACHMENTS A, B AND C). Lori Kramer
E-3 2012/2013 Unmet Transit Needs Schedule, Methodology, Definitions, and Criteria (APPROVE RESOLUTION [ATTACHMENT A] ADOPTING SCHEDULE, METHODOLOGY, DEFINITIONS, & CRITERIA [EXHIBITS A & B]; APPROVE DRAFT FLYERS FOR DISTRIBUTION). Tim Gillham
E-4 Contract to Perform Triennial Performance Audits on Ride-on Transportation and San Luis Obispo Council of Governments (SLOCOG) (AWARD CONTRACT TO PACIFIC MUNICIPAL CONSULTANTS [PMC] FOR $30,980). Eliane Guillot
E-5 Scope-of-Work for Regional Bus Rapid Transit Applications along US 101 Corridor
Amended Scope of Work - Addition of the Central Area to the Study Area with increased grant funding
E-6 Proposition 84 Grant (Model Improvements) Contract Amendment (AUTHORIZE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO NEGOTIATE AND SIGN CONTRACT AMENDMENT #1 WITH FEHR & PEERS NOT TO EXCEED $70,000 FOR REGIONAL TRAFFIC MODEL PHASE 2 SERVICES; AUTHORIZE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO SIGN CONTRACT WITH STATE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR $19,500 FOR ADDITIONAL CALIFORNIA HOUSEHOLD TRAVEL SURVEYS IN THE REGION). James Worthley
E-7 Contract Amendment with Nevin Sams for Capital Project Engineering Services / Engineer of Record to Secure Caltrans Permits for Emergency Call Box Accessibility Upgrades (APPROVE AND SIGN CONTRACT AMENDMENT #3 FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES WITH NEVIN SAMS FOR ENGINEERING SUPPORT FOR AN ADDITIONAL $5,000). Tim Gillham
E-8 ICx Transportation Contract Extension (APPROVE CONTRACT WITH ICx TRANSPORTATION FOR $180,560). Morgen Marshall
E-9 Correspondence and News Articles (REVIEW AND FILE). Ronald De Carii
E-10 Statewide Local Streets and Roads Needs Assessment Report (ADOPT RESOLUTION APPROVING $1,821 OF REGIONAL SURFACE TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM [RSTP] FUNDING TO BE CONTRIBUTED FOR THE UPDATE AND ONGOING ASSESSMENT OF THE CALIFORNIA STATEWIDE LOCAL STREETS AND ROADS NEEDS ASSESSMENT), Richard Murphy
F. CLOSED SESSION
F-1 Closed Session: Personnel: Excecutive Director's Annual Performance Evaluation (Government Code Section 54954.5)
G. BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS
H. ADJOURNMENT
Next SLOCOG meeting: November 2, 2011 (SLOCOG tentative)


BOARD AGENDA

Wednesday, October 5, 2011 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: Bruce Gibson Vice President: Fred Strong
Board Members:
Frank Mecham (First District – SLO County)
Bruce Gibson (Second District – SLO County)
Adam Hill (Third District – SLO County)
Paul Teixeira (Fourth District – SLO County)
James Patterson (Fifth District – SLO County)
Tony Ferrara (Arroyo Grande)
Tom O’Malley (Atascadero)
John Shoals (Grover Beach)
William Yates (Morro Bay)
Fred Strong (Paso Robles)
Shelly Higginbotham (Pismo Beach)
Jan Howell Marx (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 the SLORTA offices at 781-4472. Please note that 48 hours advance notice will be necessary to honor a request.
1. CALL MEETING TO ORDER, ROLL CALL
2. 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
A-1 Co-Interim Executive Director’s Report (Receive)
B. ACTION AGENDA
B-1 Strategic Business Plan (Approve)
C. CONSENT AGENDA: (Roll Call Vote) the following items are considered routine and non- controversial by staff and will be approved by one motion if no member of the SLORTA 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.
C-1 Nationwide 457 Trustee Change
C-2 Runabout Vehicle Procurement
C-3 MOU License Agreement for Parking Lot Use
C-4 Draft RTAC Meeting Minutes of April 20, 2011
C-5 RTA Board Minutes of July 13, 2011
C-6 RTA Board Minutes of August 3, 2011
D. CLOSED SESSION ITEMS
D-1 It is the intention of the Committee to meet in closed session concerning the following items:

D-1-1 Conference with Legal Counsel - Anticipated Litigation (Gov. Code, 54956.9.) (4). Significant exposure to litigation (Gov. Code, 54956.9(b).). No. of cases 1.
E. BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS
ADJOURNMENT
Next SLORTA meeting November 2, 2011