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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, June 6, 2012
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.

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

President: Fred Strong
Vice President: Adam Hill
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)
Rich Krumholz (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 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.
 DIRECTOR'S REPORT
  • SLOCOG Executive Director
  • Caltrans District 5 Director
A.PUBLIC HEARING ITEMS
A-1 2011 Federal Transportation Improvement Program (FTIP) Amendment #16 (ACTION ITEM - ROLL CALL - ADOPT RESOLUTION APPROVING FORMAL AMENDMENT NO. 16 TO THE 2011 FTIP). Geiska B. Velasquez
 Motion and Vote
A-2 North County Transit Plan (ACTION ITEM - VOICE VOTE - ADOPT PLAN; AUTHORIZE CONTRACT EXTENSION AND MODIFICATION FOR $15K FROM FY 2012/13 STATE TRANSIT ASSISTANCE CONTINGENCY FUNDS TO HELP WITH PLAN IMPLEMENTATION). Eliane Wilson / Linda Rhine, NelsonNygaard Consulting Associates
 Motion and  Vote
A-3

 North Coast Scenic Byway: Coastal Trail Plan (ACTION ITEM - VOICE VOTE - APPROVE MASTER PLAN; INTEGRATE MAJOR REGIONAL PROJECTS INTO THE NEXT UPDATE OF THE REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION PLAN). Geiska Velasquez / Randy Anderson, Alta Planning (Consultant)

 Motion and Vote

A-4

 Coordinated Downtown San Luis Obispo Transit Center Study (ACTION ITEM - VOICE VOTE - ACCEPT FINAL REPORT AND SUPPORT EVALUATING THE HIGUERA STREET SITE AND ALTERNATIVE #6 CONCEPT AS PART OF THE NEPA/CEQA PROCESS). Eliane Wilson / Gordon Shaw, LSC Transportation Consultants

 Motion and  Vote

B.REGIONAL RIDESHARE PROGRAM
B-1
 San Luis Obispo Regional Rideshare Program Update (INFORMATION ITEM - RECEIVE). Angela Nelson / Mallory Jenkins
 Motion and Vote
"TEN MINUTE BREAK"
C.
TRANSPORTATION ITEMS
C-1 Triennial Performance Audits - Findings and Recommendations: San Luis Obispo Council of Governments (SLOCOG) and Ride-On Transportation(ACTION ITEM - VOICE VOTE - ACCEPT REPORTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS). Eliane Wilson Derek Wong, PMC (Consultant)
 Motion and Vote
C-2

 Central Coast Commercial Flows (CCCF) Study (ACTION ITEM - VOICE VOTE - ACCEPT STUDY AND DIRECT STAFF TO UPDATE COMMODITY MOVEMENT SECTION OF 2010 REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION PLAN; SUPPORT INTEGRATION INTO STATE GOODS MOVEMENT ACTION PLAN (GMAP). Michael Harmon / Mark Jensen, Cambridge Systematics (Consultant)

 Motion and Vote

C-3

 Traffic Model Program Update (ACTION ITEM - ROLL CALL - ACCEPT INFORMATION; AUTHORIZE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO NEGOTIATE AND SIGN CONTRACT AMENDMENT #2 WITH FEHR & PEERS FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $18,800 FOR REGIONAL TRAFFIC MODEL PHASE 3 SERVICES; AUTHORIZE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO NEGOTIATE AND SIGN CONTRACT FOR FY 12/13 REGIONAL TRAFFIC MODEL MAINTENANCE WITH FEHR & PEERS). James Worthley

 Motion and Vote

C-4

 Trends in Farebox Ratios and Status of Transportation Development act (TDA) Compliance among Operators (ACTION ITEM - VOICE VOTE - SCHEDULE PROGRESS REPORT IN DECEMBER 2012; WAIVE ATASCADERO TRANSIT PENALTY FOR ONE YEAR TO CONSIDER NORTH COUNTY TRANSIT PLAN RECOMMENDATIONS; WAIVE PASO ROBLES EXPRESS POTENTIAL PENALTY INFY 2012/14 AS THE CITY HAS TAKEN ACTION TO ADDRESS BY CONSOLIDATING WITH REGIONAL TRANSIT AUTHORITY [RTA]; MONITOR NIPOMO DIAL-A-RIDE PROGRESS TO RAISE ITS FAREBOX RATION IN FY 2012/13). Eliane Wilson / David Park

 Motion and Vote

D.AREA WIDE AND AGENCY ISSUES
D-1
 Formation of a Regional Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Advisory Committee (ACTION ITEM - VOICE VOTE CONCEPTUALLY SUPPORT THE FORMATION OF A GIS COUNCIL; DIRECT DEVELOPMENT OF A DRAFT CHARTER WITH A DUES STRUCTURE). Geoffrey Chiapella
 Motion and Vote
D-2
 Best Practices Tool Box (ACTION ITEM - ROLL CALL - AUTHORIZE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO EXECUTE A PURCHASE ORDER WITH J. KNIGHT CONSULTING FOR PLANNING SERVICES TO PREPARE A COMPLETE COMMUNITIES TOOLBOX). Steve Devencenzi
 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 not 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
E-1
SLOCOG Minutes - April 4, 2012 (APPROVE); Executive Committee Minutes - May 16, 2012 (INFORMATION); Social Services Transportation Advisory Council (SSTAC) Minutes, Technical Transportation Advisory Committee (TTAC) Minutes, and Citizens Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) Minutes - May 23, 2012 (INFORMATION).
E-2
Year-to-date Financial Report (With 83% of the fiscal year elapsed, SLOCOG has expended 54.89% of its budget and received 38% of anticipated revenue) and Fiscal year 2011/2012 Budget (RECEIVE AND FILE YEAR-TO-DATE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS). Sue Hall
E-3
Conditional Approval of Transportation Development Act (TDA) Claims for FY 2012/2013 (ADOPT RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO APPROVE THE 2012/2013 TDA CLAIMS; AUTHORIZE TDA FUNDS TO BE RELEASED BASED ON THE AMOUNTS, CONDITIONS, AND FILING REQUIREMENTS NOTED IN EXHIBITS A& B OF THE RESOLUTION). Lori Kramer
E-4
Policy to Address Potential Negative Cash Flow (APPROVE RESOLUTION APPROVING ADMINISTRATIVE OPERATING PROCEDURES AND POLICIES ARTICLE X ESTABLISHING A PROCEDURE TO ADDRESS NEGATIVE CASH FLOW). Ronald De Carli
E-5
FY 2012/2013 Bikeway and Pedestrian Improvement Requests Update (INFORMATION). Tim Gillham
E-6
SLOCOG Employee Salary Schedule (APPROVE SLOCOG SALARY SCHEDULE TO COMPLY WITH CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 2, SECTION 570.5 AND AMENDED CCR 571, SUBDIVISION (b)). Ronald De Carli
E-7
Caltrans' Three-Year Project Initiation Document (PID) Strategic Plan (ENDORSE PLAN AND STREAMLINE PID PROCESS). Jessica Berry
E-8
Status of Federal Transportation Reauthoriziation Legislation (CONTINUE TO ADVOCATE THESE REAUTHORIZATION POSITIONS). Michael Harmon
E-9
Notification of Grant and funding Opportunities and Deadlines (RECEIVE INFORMATION). Richard Murphy
E-10
Renewal of the San Luis Obispo Service Authority for Freeway Emergencies (SLOSAFE) Contract with California Highway Patrol (CHP)(APPROVE RESOLUTION [ATTACHMENT A] AND AUTHORIZE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, RONALD L. DE CARLI TO FORMALIZE AGREEMENT WITH CHP). Tim Gillham
E-11
Approve Contract for Coast Rail Environmental Documents and Amend Fund Transfer Agreement with Caltrans (APPROVE CONTRACT WITH CIRCLEPOINT FOR $484,800 AND AUTHORIZE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO SIGN; ADOPT RESOLUTION TO AMEND FUND TRANSIT AGREEMENT). Peter Rodgers / Tim Gillham
F-12
Correspondence and News Articles (REVIEW AND FILE). Ronald De Carli
F. BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS
G.ADJOURNMENT
Next SLOCOG meeting: August 8, 2012