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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, FEBRUARY 6, 2013
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)
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)
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.

 PRESENTATION OF A PLAQUE OF APPRECIATION: Recognizing Past President (2012) Fred Strong for his service on the SLOCOG and SLORTA Boards.

 PRESENTATION OF A PLAQUE OF APPRECIATION TO THE SAN LUIS OBISPO - (SLO) BICYCLE CLUB (ROBERT "RED" FULLER DAVIS): For ongoing support, advocacy, and financial donations to SLOCOG for Bicycle and Rideshare Safety and Advocacy.

 DIRECTOR'S REPORT:
  • SLOCOG Executive Director
  • Caltrans District 5 Director
    • Project Update Report
    • Highway 1 Chip Seal Project Status
       Public Comment              

A.
PUBLIC HEARING ITEMS

A-1 Public Hearing to Receive Public Testimony on the following (ACTION ITEM - VOICE VOTE)



  1. Unmet Transit Needs (DIRECT STAFF TO ANALYZE TRANSIT REQUESTS USING ADOPTED DEFINITIONS OF “UNMET TRANSIT NEED” AND “REASONABLE TO MEET” CRITERIA; SCHEDULE FOR ACTION ON APRIL 3, 2013). Tim Gillham  Motion/Vote
  2. Bicycle and Pedestrian Improvement Study (FORWARD TRANSIT OPERATIONAL REQUESTS AND BICYCLE/PEDESTRIAN-RELATED REQUESTS TO APPROPRIATE MEMBER JURISDICTIONS FOR CONSIDERATION; SCHEDULE FOR ACTION ON APRIL 3, 2013). Tim Gillham  


A-2
2013 Regional Housing Needs Plan (ACTION ITEM – ROLL CALL – ADOPT RESOLUTION [ATTACHMENT A] AP
PROVING THE DRAFT 2013 SLOCOG REGIONAL HOUSING NEEDS PLAN (RHNP) [ATTACHMENT B] AND CIRCULATE TO MEMBER JURISDICTIONS FOR REVIEW). Steve Devencenzi
 Motion/Vote


A-3
2013 Federal Transportation Improvement Program (FTIP) Amendment No. 2 (ACTION ITEM – ROLL CALL – ADOPT RESOLUTION APPROVING FORMAL AMENDMENT NO. 2 TO THE 2013 FTIP). Geiska B. Velasquez
 Motion/Vote

B. ACTION ITEMS

B-1 2013 Transportation System Performance Measures Report (Part 2, Surface Transportation) (ACTION ITEM – VOICE VOTE – APPROVE PHASE 2, FINALIZE AND DISTRIBUTE FULL REPORT). Michael Harmon
 Motion/Vote


"TEN-MINUTE BREAK"


B-2

2013 State& Federal Legislative Programs (ACTION ITEM – VOICE VOTE – REVIEW AND ADOPT FEDERAL LEGI
SLATIVE PROGRAM; REVIEW STATE LEGISLATIVE PROGRAM AND BRING BACK FOR ADOPTION ON APRIL 3, 2013). Michael Harmon.
 Motion (on Federal)

 Motion (on State)



B-3
Reduction of Vehicle Miles of Travel (VMT) through Fixed Route Public Transit (ACTION ITEM – VOICE VOTE –ACCEPT REPORT AND ASSESS METHODOLOGY IN NEXT CYCLE). Eliane Wilson / Audrey Desmuke
 

C.
AREA WIDE AND AGENCY ISSUES


C-1
FY 2013/2014 Draft Overall Work Program (OWP) Budget Assumptions (ACTION ITEM – VOICE VOTE – APPROVE BUDGET ASSUMPTIONS AND MODIFIED WORK TASKS, AND DEVELOP DRAFT OWP AND BUDGET FOR CONSIDERATION IN APRIL). Ronald De Carli
 Motion/Vote

D. 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 removedfrom the consent agenda and will be consideredseparately. Questions of clarification maybe made by COG Board members without removalfrom the Consent Agenda. The recommendationsfor each item are noted in parenthesis.


D-1
SLOCOG Minutes – January 9, 2013 (APPROVE); Executive Committee Minutes – January 16, 2013 (INFORMATION); Social Services Transportation Advisory Council (SSTAC) Minutes, Technical Transportation Advisory Committee (TTAC) Minutes, and Citizens Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC)–January 23, 2013 (INFORMATION).


D-2
Year-to-date Financial Report (RECEIVE AND FILE YEA
R-TO-DATE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS [ATTACHMENTS A AND B]. Sue Hall


D-3
Contract between San Luis Obispo Council of Governments (SLOCOG) and Verdin Marketing for SLOCOG Logo/Brand Redesign. (APPROVE CONTRACT WITH VERDIN MARKETING). Stephanie Hicks


D-4
Request for Proposals (RFP): Chorro Valley Trail Feasibility Study, Constraints Analysis, and Implementation Plan (APPROVE THE SCOPE OF WORK AND AUTHORIZE DISTRIBUTION OF RFP; CONSISTENT WITH WORK ELEMENT 5360 OF THE FY 2012/13 OVERALL WORK PROGRAM).Jessica Berry


D-5
Contract Amendment with Nevin Sams for Capital Project Engineering Services / Engineer of Record to Secure Caltrans Permits for Emergency Call Box Accessibility Upgrades and Additional Call Box Installation (1] APPROVE CONTRACT
AMENDMENT #5 FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES WITH NEVIN SAMS FOR ENGINEERING SUPPORT FOR $10,000 FROM CALL BOX REVENUES; 2] INTEGRATE INTO THE APRIL OVERALL WORK PROGRAM AMENDMENT). Tim Gillham


D-6
Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Study Update (ACCEPT INFORMATION). Eliane Wilson


D-7
North Coast Transit Surveys Contract Award (APPROVE CONTRACT AWARD [$31,985] TO LSC TRANSPORTATION CONSULTANTS). Eliane Wilson


D-8
Correspondence and News Articles (REVIEW AND FILE). Ronald De Carli

E.
BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS

F.
ADJOURNMENT


Next SLOCOG meeting: March 6, 2013.