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SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7, 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: 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)
Vacant (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.

DIRECTOR AND DELEGATE'S REPORT:
  •  SLOCOG Executive Director
  •  Caltrans District 5 Director

A.PUBLIC HEARING ITEMS
A-1 2013 Public Participation Plan (PPP) (ACTION ITEM - VOICE VOTE - ADOPT PLAN). Stephanie Hicks
A-2 2013 Federal Transportation Improvement Program (FTIP) Amendment No. 4 (ACTION ITEM – ROLL CALL – ADOPT RESOLUTION APPROVING FORMAL AMENDMENT NO. 4 TO THE 2013 FTIP). Geiska B. Velasquez
B.ACTION AND DISCUSSION ITEMS
B-1 Caltrans Highway 1 Rumble Strip Project (CALTRANS PRESENTATION – Install rumble strips on Route 1 in San Luis Obispo from Highland Drive in San Luis Obispo [pm 17.7] to 1.2 miles north of Hearst Castle Road [pm 59.0]). Amy Donatello, Caltrans District 5 – VOICE VOTE – SUPPORT CITIZENS TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE [CTAC] RECOMMENDATION TO ENCOURAGE CALTRANS TO STENCIL THE SHOULDER AS A CLASS II BIKE FACILITY AND TO ENSURE THE RUMBLE STRIP IS PLACED ALONG THE FOG LINE TO MINIMIZE IMPACT TO THE SHOULDER FOR CYCLISTS; INVESTIGATE PROPOSAL WITH CALTRANS; AND REPORT BACK IN OCTOBER).
B-2 Caltrans Highway 1 Chip Seal Project Status Report (CALTRANS UPDATE - Information/Discussion). Aileen Loe, Caltrans District 5
B-3

 2013 Park & Ride (P&R) Lot Study (VOICE VOTE - ADOPT THE 2013 P&R LOT STUDY [incorporating TTAC/CTAC comments]). Tim Gillham

 Motion and Vote

"TEN MINUTE BREAK"
B-5

 Draft 2014 Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) – Preliminary Framework, Goals, Policies and Strategies (VOICE VOTE – REVIEW, COMMENT AND PROVIDE DIRECTION; PROCEED UNDER THE SET OF EXISTING POLICIES AND STRATEGIES AS MODIFIED IN ATTACHMENT B FOR CONSIDERATION WITH THE RESPECTIVE CHAPTER DISCUSSION IN UPCOMING MEETINGS; AUTHORIZE FORMATION OF AN AD-HOC SCS POLICY COMMITTEE [2
COUNTY BOARD SUPERVISORS, 3 CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS WITH REPRESENTATION FROM LAFCO AND APCD]; APPOINT SLOCOG SCS STEERING COMMITTEE MEMBERS [2 COUNTY BOARD SUPERVISORS, 2 CITY REPRESENTATIVES]). Steve Devencenzi

 Motion and Vote

B-6

 2014 Regional Transportation Improvement Program (RTIP)│Funding Request Application, Programming Policies, and Project Selection Process (VOICE VOTEAPPROVE FINAL PROGRAMMING POLICIES [ATTACHMENT A] AND SET ASIDE TARGETS [PG B-6-4&5]; APPROVE “CALL FOR PROJECTS” FOR REGIONAL SURFACE TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM [RSTP] & CONGESTION MITIGATION AND AIR QUALITY [CMAQ] FUNDING [ATTACHMENT B]; REVIEW IN OCTOBER CALTRANS DISTRICT 5 PROPOSAL FOR INTER-REGIONAL STATE TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM [STIP] FUNDING AND ASSESS SHOR-TERM HIGHWAY FUNDING NEEDS IN THE REGION). Richard Murphy

 Motion and Vote

B-7

 Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to Cooperate with Community Action Partnership of SLO County (CAPSLO) on the Potential Acquisition of Real Property, and the Formation of a Board Sub-Committee. (ROLL CALL – APPROVE MOU; APPOINT SUB-COMMITTEE). Peter Rodgers

 Motion and Vote

B-8

 Route 1 SLO North Coast Scenic Byway - Interpretive Signage Plan (VOICE VOTE – APPROVE INTERPRETIVE SIGNAGE PLAN). Geiska Velasquez

 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 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

C-1Meeting Minutes:
a.SLOCOG Minutes – June 5, 2013 (APPROVE).
b.SLOCOG Minutes – July 10, 2013 (APPROVE).
c.Executive Committee Minutes – July 17, 2013 (INFORMATION).
d.Technical Transportation Advisory Committee (TTAC) Minutes, and Citizens Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) – July 24, 2013 (INFORMATION).
C-2Financial Report, Budget& OWP Amendment, & Salary Schedule:
a.Fiscal Year 2012/2013 Year-End Financial Report Prior to the Fiscal Audit (Attachments A and B) (RECEIVE AND FILE).
b.Fiscal Year 2013/14 Budget& Overall Work Program (OWP) Amendment No. 1 (Attachment C) (APPROVE AMENDMENT NO. 1).
c.SLOCOG Employee Salary Schedule (Attachment D) (ACCEPT SALARY SCHEDULE EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013). Sue Hall
C-3Draft SLOCOG and RTA 2013 Meeting Calendar (ADOPT CALENDAR). Ronald De Carli
C-4 Contract to perform Chorro Valley Trail Feasibility Study, Constraints Analysis, Implementation Plan (APPROVE CONTRACT [ATTACHMENT A] TO RINCON CONSULTANTS, INC. FOR PLANNING SERVICES NOT TO EXCEED $52,988). Jessica Berry
C-5Contract for Professional Services for the Byway Interpretive Signage Project (APPROVE CONTRACT WITH RICK ENGINEERING COMPANY FOR ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION SUPPORT SERVICES NOT TO EXCEED $31,450) Geiska Velasquez
C-6Atascadero Regional State Highway Account (RSHA) Redirect (REDIRECT $150,000 OF RSHA FUNDS FROM ATASCADERO CREEK BRIDGE TO THE SR41 MULTIUSE PATHWAY IN THE CITY OF ATASCADERO). Geiska Velasquez
C-7Authorization for County to Proceed with Environmental Review for San Luis Obispo Transit Center Rights-of Way (APPROVE UP TO 132 HOURS FOR THE DOWNTOWN TRANSIT CENTER CATEGORICAL EXCLUSION BY THE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS ENVIRONMENTAL STAFF [$16,566 IN STATE TRANSIT ASSITANCE FUNDS] FOR COMPLETION BY NOVEMBER). Eliane Wilson
C-8Correspondence, Press Releases and News Articles (REVIEW AND FILE). Ronald De Carli
D.BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS
E.ADJOURNMENT

Next SLOCOG meeting: October 2, 2013