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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, JANUARY 9, 2013
San Luis Obispo Board of Supervisors' Chamber
COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER
1055 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo, California 93401
SLOCOG starts immediately following SLORTA
SLORTA immediately follows a Joint SLOCOG/SLORTA Meeting
(The Joint SLOCOG/SLORTA Meeting 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)
Debbie Peterson (Grover Beach)
Jamie Irons (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.
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS AND
SAN LUIS OBISPO REGIONAL TRANSIT AUTHORITY
JOINT MEETING
1.
 CALL TO ORDER and ROLL CALL
2.
 WELCOME NEW BOARD MEMBERS
3.
 ADOPTION AND PRESENTATION:Resolution of Appreciation to Outgoing Board Member John P. Shoals, Outgoing Mayor, City of Grover Beach, for his service and contribution to the San Luis Obispo Region.
4.
SLOCOG AND SLORTA BOARD ADMINISTRATIVE ITEMS

a. ELECTION OF OFFICERS: Elect President and Vice President (ACTION ITEM - VOICE VOTE - APPROVE).

b. EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT(ACTION ITEM - VOICE VOTE - APPOINT PAST PRESIDENT, PRESIDENT, AND VICE PRESIDENT)
5.
ADJOURN MEETING TO SAN LUIS OBISPO REGIONAL TRANSIT AUTHORITY BOARD MEETING
6.RECONVENE THE SLOCOG BOARD MEETING
SLOCOG Board Meeting

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 - to be provided in an Addendum (will be distributed on or before January 4, 2013).

A.
BOARD ADMINISTRATIVE ITEMS

A-1Interagency Assignments (ACTION ITEM - VOICE VOTE)



  1. California Association of Councils of Governments (CALCOG) Representation (APPOINT REPRESENTATIVE AND ALTERNATE).
  2. National Association of Regional Councils (NARC) Representation (APPOINT REPRESENTATIVE AND ALTERNATE).
  3. Rail Committees:
    1. Los Angeles - San Diego - San Luis Obispo (LOSSAN) Rail Corridor Agency Representation (APPOINT REPRESENTATIVE AND ALTERNATE.)
    2. Coast Rail Coordinating Council (CRCC) Representation (APPOINT REPRESENTATIVE AND ALTERNATE).
  4. Public Engagement Steering Committee (APPOINT COMMITTEE MEMBERS).

B.CONSENT AGENDA (INFORMATION AND ACTION ITEMS - VOICE VOTE):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 the parenthesis.

B-1SLOCOG Minutes - December 5, 2012 (APPROVE); Executive Committee Minutes - December 12, 2012 (INFORMATION).


B-2Correspondence and News Articles (REVIEW AND FILE). Ronald De Carli

C.
BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS

D.ADJOURNMENT


Next SLOCOG meeting: February 6, 2013.


BOARD AGENDA

Wednesday, January 9, 2013
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ CHAMBER
COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER
1055 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo, California 93401
RTA starts at 8:30 am

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

President: Fred StrongVice 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)
Debbie Arnold (Fifth District – SLO County)
Tony Ferrara (Arroyo Grande)
Tom O’Malley (Atascadero)
Debbie Peterson (Grover Beach)
Jamie Irons (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
WELCOME NEW BOARD MEMBERS
 PUBLIC COMMENTS:This portion of the agenda is reserved for any members of the public to directly address the San Luis Obispo Regional Transit Authority (RTA) Board on any items not on the agenda and within the jurisdiction of the Board. Comments are limited to three minutes per speaker. The Board 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.
Joint San Luis Obispo Council of Governments (SLOCOG) and
San Luis Obispo Regional Transit Authority (RTA) Session
A.
SLOCOG AND RTA BOARD ADMINISTRATIVE ITEMS
 A-1RESOLUTION OF APPRECIATION to Outgoing Board Member John Shoals (Mayor, City of Grover Beach) for his Services and Contributions to the San Luis Obispo Region (ADOPTION AND PRESENTATION)
 A-2
ELECTION OF OFFICERS: Elect President and Vice President (ACTION ITEM - VOICE VOTE - APPROVE).
 A-3EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT (ACTION ITEM - VOICE VOTE - APPOINT PAST PRESIDENT, PRESIDENT AND VICE PRESIDENT)
RTA Board Meeting

The RTA Meeting will start immediately following the joint SLOCOG-RTA meeting
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
Executive Director's Report (Receive)

 A-2
Service Quality & Efficiency Quarterly Report (Receive)

 A-3
RTA Passenger Code of Conduct Policy (First Reading; Receive)
B.ACTION AGENDA
 B-1Petition FTA to operate charter service for Amgen Bicycle Race on May 16, 2013 (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-1RTAC Meeting Minutes of April 18, 2012 (Approve)
C-2Executive Committee Meeting Minutes of October 17, 2012 (Approve)
C-3FTA Annual Certifications and Assurances (Approve)
C-4RTA Board Meeting Minutes of November 7, 2012 (Approve)
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
Personnel: Executive Director's annual performance evaluation Government Code, Section 54954-5
E. BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS
ADJOURNMENT
Next SLOCOG Board meeting: February 6, 2013
Next RTA meeting: March 6, 2013