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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 5, 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

Addendum available here
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)
Timothy Gubbins (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 SLOCOG offices at 781-4219. Please note that 48 hours advance notice will be necessary to honor a 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.

 DIRECTOR AND PRESIDENT'S REPORT:
  • SLOCOG Executive Director
  •  Caltrans District 5 Director
  •  SLOCOG Board President (Verbal)

A. ACTION ITEMS

A-1  Scenic Byway Community Gateway Project (ROLL CALL - PRESENTATION ADOPT RESOLUTION INDICATEING APPROVAL OF THE GATEWAY MONUMENT CONTENT IN EXHIBIT A). Geiska Velasquez.
 Motion and Vote  


A-2

 2012 Transportation System Performance Measures Report (VOICE VOTE - ACCEPT REPORT). Michael Harmon.

 Motion and Vote

A-3

 Los Angeles - San Diego - San Luis Obispo (LOSSAN) Rail Corridor Agency Joint Powers Agreement (JPA) and other intercity rail items (ROLL CALL - APPROVE JPA AS AMENDED AND INSTRUCT PRESIDENT TO SIGN). Peter Rodgers

 Motion and Vote

A-4

 2012 Transit Needs Assessment Update (VOICE VOTE - APPROVE REPORT FOR SUBMITTAL TO CALTRANS). Eliane Wilson

 Motion and Vote

A-5

 Regional Geographic Information System (GIS) Collaborative Update (ACTION ITEM - VOICE VOTE - SUPPORT THE FORMATION OF THE SAN LUIS OBISPO REGIONAL GIS COLLABORATIVE; DIRECT DEVELOPMENT OF BYLAWS, EXPANDED WORK PLAN, AND ASSESS FUNDING OPTIONS; SUPPORT CLOSE COORDINATION WITH THE UPDATE OF THE COUNTY'S GIS STRATEGIC PLAN). Steve Devencenzi

 Motion and Vote

"TEN MINUTE BREAK"
A-6

 Federal Transit Funding Program of Projects (VOICE VOTE - APPROVE PROJECTS IN TABLE A AND AMEND INTO THE FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM [FTIP]; DIRECT STAFF TO WORK WITH THE LOCAL JURISDICTIONS TO SECURE A CONSENSUS FOR A TRANSIT TRANSFER CENTER FUNDING PLAN, SIMILAR TO THE FUNDING PLKAN PROVIDED IN TABLE B). Peter Rodgers

 Motion and Vote


B. PUBLIC HEARING ITEMS

B-1

 2013 Federal Transportation Improvement Program (FTIP) Amendment #1 (ACTION ITEM - ROLL CALL - ADOPT RESOLUTION APPROVING FORMAL AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO THE 2013 FTIP). Geiska B. Velasquez

 Motion and Vote

B-2  2010 Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) Amendment No. 1 to:
  1. Delete the Highway 46 Truck Climbing Lane near the East County line; and
  2. Modify the Route 41 Passing Lane project near the East County line to a Truck Climbing Lane project.

(ACTION ITEM - VOICE VOTE - APPROVE AMENDMENT No. 1 TO THE 2010 RTP, DELETING THE HIGHWAY 46 ANTELOPE GRADE CLIMBING LANE NEAR THE EAST COUNTY LINE AND AMENDING THE LANGUAGE TO MODIFY THE ROUTE 41 EAST PASSING LANE BETWEEN 46/41 WYE AND KERN COUNTY LINE TO THE ROUTE 41 EAST TRUCK CLIMBING LANE BETWEEN 46/41 WYE AND KERN COUNTY LINE). Steve Devencenzi

 Motion and Vote


C.
PRESENTATION / INFORMATION ITEMS


C-1  San Luis Obispo Regional Rideshare Program Update (RECEIVE). Stephanie Hicks
D. AREA WIDE AND AGENCY ISSUES
D-1

 FY 2013/2014 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


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 for each item are noted in parenthesis.
 Motion and Vote


E-1 SLOCOG Minutes – October 3, 2012 (APPROVE); Executive Committee Minutes – November 7, 2012 (INFORMATION); Social Services Transportation Advisory Council (SSTAC) Minutes, Technical Transportation Advisory Committee (TTAC) Minutes, and Citizens Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) Meeting Notes (no quorum) –November 14, 2012 (INFORMATION).


E-2 Year-to-date Financial Report, Overall Work Program (OWP) and Budget Amendment and Coast Containment Strategies (RECEIVE AND FILE YEAR-TO-DATE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS [ATTACHMENTS A AND B]; APPROVE MODIFICATION TO THE OWP AND BUDGET AMENDMENT NO. 2 THAT WAS APPROVED AT THE OCTOBER 3 2012 SLOCOG BOARD MEETING; REVIEW AND ACCEPT COST CONTAINMENT STRATEGIES). Sue Hall


E-3 SLOCOG Executive Director Employment Contract Amendment (APPROVE). Ronald De Carli


E-4 Resolution Assigning Signatory Powers for SLOCOG Documents, Contracts, and Certification of Conformance (ADOPT RESOLUTION). Lori Kramer


E-5 South County Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) regarding Coordination of On-Going Transit Planning and Programming Federal Transit Funds (ADOPT MOU AND AUTHORIZE PRESIDENT TO SIGN). Elaine Wilson
E-7 SR 46 West / 101 Interchange Cost Savings (APPROVE SHIFTING $400K IN COST SAVINGS FROM 46W/101 INTERCHANGE [IC] PHASE 1A TO PRELIMINARY DESIGN OF PHASE 2 AND AMEND COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT ACCORDINGLY). Richard Murphy
E-8 Call for Projects: Proposition 1B "Safety and Security" and Rural Transit Fund (RTF) (ISSUE CALL FOR PROJECTS AND SCHEDULE PROGRAMMING IN APRIL 2013). Tim Gillham
E-9 Citizens Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) Vacancy - SLOCOG At-Large Appointment. (ADOPT THE CTAC RECOMMENDATION - APPOINT THE HIGHEST RANKING APPLICANT FOR THE EXISTING VACANCY; AND UTILIZE THE SECOND RANKED INDIVIDUAL TO FILL THE NEXT AVAILABLE OPEN POSITION AS AN AT-LARGE REPRESENTATIVE). Steve Devencenzi.
E-10 2012 San Luis Obispo Council of Governments (SLOCOG) Fiscal Audit Transportation Development Act (TDA) Compliance (Single Audit) (ACCEPT REPORT). Brenda Dennahower
E-11 Year-End State Legislative Report (APPROVE RECOMMENDED FOLLOW-UP ACTIONS). Michael Harmon
E-12 Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between San Luis Obispo Council of Governments (SLOCOG) and San Luis Obispo County Bicycle Coalition (SLOBC). (AUTHORIZE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO SIGN MOU). Stephanie Hicks
E-13 Land Use Model Placeways LLC Contract Amendment #2 (AUTHORIZE THE PRESIDENT TO SIGN A CONTRACT AMENDMENT CONSISTENT WITH THE ATTACHED SCOPE OF WORK, SUBJECT TO CALIFORNIA'S DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION APPROVAL OF THE PHASE II SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES PLANNING GRANT AGREEMENT WITH SLOCOG). Steve Devencenzi.
E-14  Regional Housing Needs Allocation (RHNA) Update (AUTHORIZE STAFF TO DISTRIBUTE THE DRAFT ALLOCATION TO MEMBER JURISDICTIONS TO ALLOW LOCAL AGENCIES TO REQUEST A REVISION OF ITS SHARE OF THE ALLOCATION WITHIN 60 DAYS; AUTHORIZE STAFF TO NOTICE A PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER THE REGIONAL HOUSING NEEDS ALLOCATION PLAN AT THE FEBRUARY 6, 2013 SLOCOG MEETING). Steve Devencenzi
E-15 SLOCOG Public Engagement Update (RELEASE REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS; REESTABLISH SLOCOG PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT STEERING COMMITTEE AND RECONVENE COMMITTEE TO: REVIEW, HELP CRAFT, AND APPROVE PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT STRATEGY; RECOMMEND A VENDOR FOR BRAND IDENTITY WORK AND LOGO UPDATE; WORK WITH SLOCOG TO DEVELOP NEW IDENTITY AND LOGO; AND, APPROVE SCOPE OF WORK FOR WEBSITE REDESIGN). Stephanie Hicks.
E-16 Correspondence and News Articles (REVIEW AND FILE). Ronald De Carli

F.  BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS

G. ADJOURNMENT

Next SLOCOG meeting: January 9, 2013