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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, DECEMBER 7, 2011
San Luis Obispo Board of Supervisors' Chamber
COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER
1055 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo, California 93401
SLOCOG starts at 8:30

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 MEETING TO ORDER,  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
A. PRESENTATION ITEM
A-1

 Public Opinion Polling Results for Supplemental Funding (INFORMATION ITEM - RECEIVE). James Worthley / D.J. Smith and Marte Ward (Smith, Watts & Martinez LLC., the consultants).

 Motion and Vote
B. PUBLIC HEARING ITEMS
B-1

 2011 Federal Transportation Improvement Program (FTIP) Amendment (ACTION ITEM - ROLL CALL - ADOPT RESOLUTION APPROVING AMENDMENT NO. 11 TO THE 2011 FTIP). Geiska B. Velasquez

 Motion and Vote

B-2
 2012 Draft Regional Transportation Improvement Program (RTIP) (ACTION ITEM APPROVE DRAFT FUNDING RECOMMENDATIONS IN TABLE 1, TABLE 2, AND TABLE 3 AND GRANT APPLICATIONS IN ATTACHMENT AA; AUTHORIZE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO SUBMIT PROJECTS IN TABLE 1 AND TABLE 2 TO THE CALIFORNIA TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION [CTC] BY DECEMBER 15, 2011, AS REQUIRED BY STATE LAW; SCHEDULE ADOPTION IN FEBRUARY 2012 AFTER CONSIDERING CTC STAFF INPUT AND COMMENTS). Richard Murphy

Summary of the Staff Recommendation:
  1. Approve Draft 2012 Regional Transportation Improvement Program (RTIP) projects.
  2. Approve Draft 2012 Transportation Enhancement Activities (TEA) projects.
  3. Approve Draft 2012 Regional Surface Transportation Program (RSTP) projects/
  4. Approve Draft 2012 Regional Surface Transportation Program (RSTP) projects.
  5. Schedule final action on all funding programs in February 2012.
  6. Require recognition of SLOCOG in all agreements.
 Motion and  Vote
 Motion and Vote
 Motion and Vote
 Motion and Vote
 C. REGIONAL RIDESHARE PROGRAM
C-1  San Luis Obispo (SLO) Regional Rideshare Program (INFORMATION ITEM - RECEIVE). Morgen Marshall.
D. TRANSPORTATION ITEMS

D-1
 State Transit Assistance (STA) Integration Programming (ACTION ITEM - ALLOCATE $24,754 IN STA INCENTIVE FUNDS TO TRANSIT OPERATORS; AMEND CLAIM AND SOLICIT PROPOSALS FROM LOCAL JURISDICTIONS ON REMAINING FUNDS - VOICE VOTE). Peter Rodgers

 
 Motion and Vote

D-2

 Draft Federal Transportation Reauthorization Bill: Senate Proposal - Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP 21) (ACTION ITEM - RATIFY POSITION OUTLINED IN LETTER TO SENATOR BOXER AND SENATOR INHOFE; JOIN THE ASSOCIATION OF METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATIONS [AMPO] AND NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REGIONAL COUNCILS [NARC] - VOICE VOTE) Ronald De Carli

 Motion and Vote


D-3

 Transportation System Performance Measures Report (ACTION ITEM - VOICE VOTE - ACCEPT UPDATE; ENDORSE RECOMMENDATIONS; AND DEVELOP TARGETS TO ASSIST IN PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING). Michael Harmon

 Motion and Vote

E. AREA WIDE AND AGENCY ISSUES

E-1

 FY 2012/2013 Preliminary Overall Work Program (OWP) (ACTION ITEM - VOICE VOTE - CONCEPTUALLY SUPPORT AND DIRECT PREPARATION OF DRAFT OWP AND BUDGET FOR BOARD REVIEW IN FEBRUARY AND ADOPTION IN APRIL). Ronald De Carli

 Motion and Vote

F.

 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

 Motion and Vote

F-1
SLOCOG Minutes - October 5, 2011 (APPROVE); Executive Committee Minutes
F-2
Fiscal Year 2011/12 Year-to-date Financial Report Prior to the Fiscal Audit (With 33% of the fiscal year elapsed, SLOCOG has expended 21% of its budget and received 12% of anticipated revenue); Fiscal Year 2011/2012 Budget and Overall Work Program (OWP) Amendment No.2 (RECEIVE AND FILE YEAR-TO-DATE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS; AUTHORIZE OWP AND BUDGET ADMINISTRATIVE AMENDMENT NO. 2). Sue Hall
F-3
Resolution Assigning Signatory Powers for SLOCOG Documents, Contracts, and Certification of Conformance (ADOPT RESOLUTION). Lori Kramer
F-4
2011 Transit Needs Assessment Update (APPROVE REPORT FOR SUBMITTAL TO CALTRANS). Eliane Wilson/David Park
F-5
Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Planning Study Consultant Selection (AUTHORIZE AWARD OF CONTRACT TO FEHR & PEERS [$84,970]). Eliane Wilson
F-6
Year-End State Legislative Update (INFORMATION). Michael Harmon
F-7
Call for Projects: Proposition 1B "Safety and Security," Rural Transit Fund (RTF), and Integrating Funds from State Transit Assistance (ISSUE CALL FOR PROJECTS AND SCHEDULE PROGRAMMING IN APRIL 2012). Tim Gillham
F-8
Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Update (SUPPORT FIRE CHIEFS' EFFORTS TO UPGRADE SIGNAL PREEMPTION DEVICES TO NEW GPS SYSTEM THROUGH GRANT RESEARCH AND APPLICATION ASSISTANCE; DIRECT STAFF TO WORK WITH JURISDICTIONS FIRE AND PUBLIC WORKS DEPTS. TO IDENTIFY ALL INTERSECTIONS, PREPARE COST ESTIMATE FOR REPLACEMENT, AND PURSUE APPROPRIATE GRANTS SUCH AS HIGHWAY SAFETY IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM [HSIP]; SUPPORT INTEGRATION OF ITS UPDATE INTO FY 12/13 OVERALL WORK PROGRAM). Jessica Berry
F-9
Holiday Office Closure and Modification of Floating Holidays to Designated Time Off during December Holidays (APPROVE). Ronald De Carli
F-10
Contract for Live Spanish Speaking Assistance with Regional Transit Authority (APPROVE SOLE SOURCE CONTRACT WITH REGIONAL TRANSIT AUTHORITY FOR UP TO $15,000). Morgen Marshall
F-11
Correspondence and News Articles (REVIEW AND FILE). Ronald De Carli
 BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS
ADJOURNMENT
Next SLOCOG meeting: January 4, 2012