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BOARD AGENDA

Wednesday, March 6, 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: Frank MechamVice President: Shelly Higginbotham
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.
A.
INFORMATION AGENDA
A-1 Executive Director’s Report (Receive)
A-2
 ADA Recertification & Other Potential Runabout Cost - Saving Measures (Receive)
A-3 Summer Beach Shuttle (Receive)
B.ACTION AGENDA
B-1

 RTA Passenger Code of Conduct Policy (Approve)

 Motion and  Vote


B-2
 RTA FY13-14 and FY14-15 Budget Assumptions (Approve)
 Motion and Vote

B-3

 RTA Board and RTAC Stipend (Approve)

 Motion and Vote

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.
 Motion and Vote
C-1Executive Committee Meeting Minutes of December 12, 2012 (Approve)
C-2RTA Board Meeting Minutes of January 9, 2013 (Approve)
C-3FTA Section 5311 Non-Urbanized Area Resolution (Approve)
C-4FTA Section 5316 JARC Resolution (Approve)
C-5
 RTAC Appointments (Approve)
 Motion and Vote
D.CLOSED SESSION ITEMS
D-1-1
It is the intention of the Committee to meet in closed session concerning the following items:

CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR (Gov. Code Sec. 54956.8)


Property: 179 Cross Street, San Luis Obispo, CA
Agency Negotiator: Geoff Straw
Negotiating Party: LTC of SLO, Ltd.
Under negotiation: Price and terms

E. BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS
ADJOURNMENT
Next RTA meeting: May 1, 2013

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, MARCH 6, 2013
San Luis Obispo Board of Supervisors' Chamber
COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER
1055 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo, California 93401
SLOCOG immediately follows SLORTA
(SLORTA starts at 8:30 a.m.)

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

President: Frank Mecham
Vice President: Shelly Higginbotham
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.

A.
PUBLIC HEARING ITEMS

A-1 San Luis Obispo County Ozone non-attainment area (East County): Initial Air Quality Conformity Analysis and Determination (ACTION ITEM – ROLL CALL – ADOPT RESOLUTION APPROVING THE SAN LUIS OBISPO AIR QUALITY CONFORMITY ANALYSIS AND DETERMINATION; DIRECT STAFF TO MAKE NECESSARY CHANGES AND SUBMIT TO APPROPRIATE AGENCIES FOR APPROVAL). James Worthley
 Motion and  Vote

B.ACTION AND PRESENTATION ITEMS

B-1

 San Luis Obispo (SLO) Regional Rideshare Program Update (ROLL CALL – RECEIVE PROGRAM UPDATE; ADOPT RESOLUTION DECLARING MAY 2013 AS “BIKE MONTH,” MAY 8, 2013 as “BIKE TO SCHOOL DAY,” AND MAY 13th – 17th as “BIKE TO WORK WEEK”).Stephanie Hicks / Angela Nelson / Mallory Jenkins

 Motion and Vote



B-2
 2013 State Legislative Program (VOICE VOTE – REVIEW & ADOPT THE 2013 STATE LEGISLATIVE PROGRAM). Michael Harmon
 Motion and Vote


B-3

 California State Rail Plan (VOICE VOTE - ENDORSE COMMENTS). Peter Rodgers

 Motion and Vote



B-4
 Highway 101 Median Barrier Treatment Options (VOICE VOTE –DETERMINE LEVEL OF INTEREST AND WILLINGNESS TO FUND BARRIER ENHANCEMENTS; IF INTEREST BY AFFECTED AGENCIES, BRING BACK FUNDING OPTIONS). Richard Murphy
 Motion and Vote


B-5

 Correction to the 2040 Regional Growth Forecast (RGF) Employment Estimates and Potential Changes to the Regional Housing Needs Allocation (RHNA) (VOICE VOTE – REDUCE THE GROVER BEACH 2010 EMPLOYMENT ESTIMATE FROM 6,100 TO 3,250 AND UPDATE THE EMPLOYMENT PROJECTIONS IN THE 2040 REGIONAL GROWTH FORECAST; ADD AN ERRATA SHEET TO 2040 REGIONAL GROWTH FORECAST WITH CORRECTED INFORMATION; AUTHORIZE STAFF TO MODIFY ESTIMATES AS BETTER DATA BECOMES AVAILABLE IF THE ADJUSTMENT IS WITHIN 5% OF THE BASE ESTIMATES). Geoffrey Chiapella

 Motion and Vote


C. 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.
 Motion and Vote


C-1
SLOCOG Minutes – February 6, 2013 (APPROVE); Executive Committee Minutes – February 13, 2013 (INFORMATION).


C-2
S 101 Corridor Mobility Master Plan: Authorize Award of Contract (AUTHORIZE AWARD OF CONTRACT TO KITTELSON & ASSOCIATES, INC. IN THE AMOUNT OF $445,903). Jessica Berry


C-3
FY 2013/14 Unmet Transit Needs and Bike & Pedestrian Improvement Requests Update (INFORMATION). Tim Gillham 


C-4
Correspondence and News Articles(REVIEW AND FILE). Ronald De Carli
a) Highway 1 Chip Seal Project Correspondence
b) Other Correspondence

D.
 BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS

E.
ADJOURNMENT


Next SLOCOG meeting: April 3, 2013.