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CONNECTING COMMUNITIES
ARROYO GRANDE | ATASCADERO | GROVER BEACH
MORRO BAY | PASO ROBLES | PISMO BEACH
SAN LUIS OBISPO | SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY

SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 4, 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 MechamVice President: Shelly Higginbotham
Board Members:
Frank Mecham (First District – SLO County)
Bruce Gibson (Second District – SLO County)
Adam Hill (Third District – SLO County)
Caren Ray (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 SLOCOG offices at 781-4219. Please note that 48 hours advance notice will be necessary to honor your request

I.
 CALL TO ORDER AND  ROLL CALL
II.
CLOSED SESSION: The SLOCOG Board shall recess into closed session for a conference with Legal Counsel regarding:
III.
Personnel: Executive Director's Annual Performance Evaluation
(Government Code Section 54957(b)(1).
IV.
 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.
V.
 DIRECTOR AND DELEGATE'S REPORT:
  • SLOCOG Executive Director
  •  Caltrans District 5 Director
VI.
 SAN LUIS OBISPO (SLO) REGIONAL RIDESHARE PROGRAM UPDATE (INFORMATION ITEM).
Stephanie Hicks
VII.
PUBLIC HEARING ITEMS
A-1 Federal 5307 Transit Funding Program of Projects for FY 2013/14 (ACTION ITEM - VOICE VOTE - APPROVE 5307 PROJECTS IN TABLE A). Peter Rodgers
A-2 Draft 2014 Regional Transportation Improvement Program (RTIP) (ACTION ITEM - ROLL CALL -)
  1. ADOPT RESOLUTION CONCEPTUALLY APPROVING RECOMMENDATIONS IN TABLES 2 THRU 8 IN COLLABORATION WITH CALTRANS DISTRICT 5;
  2. TRANSMIT STATE TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM [STIP] FUNDING RECOMMENDATIONS [TABLE 8] TO THE CALIFORNIA TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION [CTC] BY DECEMBER 15, 2013;
  3. DIRECT STAFF TO WORK WITH MEMBER JURISDICTIONS TO FINALIZE FINANCIAL PLANS [TABLE 2-8] AND DEVELOP A 3-YEAR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM FOR APPROVAL IN FEBRUARY 2014).

Richard Murphy

 Motion and Vote

A-3

 2013 Federal Transportation Improvement Program (FTIP) Amendment No. 8 (ACTION ITEM - ROLL CALL - ADOPT RESOLUTION APPROVING FORMAL AMENDMENT NO. 8 TO THE 2013 FTIP). Geiska B. Velasquez

 Motion and Vote

A-4 2010 Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) Amendment No. 3: Inclusion of State Route 46 Improvements - Wye and Antelope Grade Segment within the 2010 RTP-PSCS Financial Plan and associated Air Quality Conformity Analysis and Findings (ACTION ITEM - ROLL CALL -
  1. AMEND THEH 2010 RTP BY SHIFTING THE WYE SEGMENT INTO THE 'CONSTRAINED FUNDING' CATEGORY ACKNOWLEDGING A REASONABLE EXPECTATION OF FUNDING;
  2. APPROVE THE CALIFORNIA ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY ACT (CEQA) REQUIRED FINDINGS FOR ADDENDUM NO. 3 TO THE FINAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT FOR THE 2010 RTP-PSCS [ATTACHMENT A];
  3. APPROVE FINDINGS [PAGE A-4-3], AND ADOPT RESOLUTION APPROVING THE 2010 RTP-PSCS AMENDMENT #2 AND THE SAN LUIS OBISPO AIR QUALITY CONFORMITY ANALYSIS AND DETERMINATION [ATTACHMENT B];
  4. DIRECT STAFF TO MAKE ANY NECESSARY CHANGES AND SUBMIT TO APPROPRIATE AGENCIES FOR APPROVAL).
Steve Devencenzi/James Worthley
 
 Motion and Vote

"TEN MINUTE BREAK"
 
A-5

 Draft North County Salinas River Corridor Anza Trail Plan (VOICE VOTE - ADDRESS COMMENTS RECEIVED; INTEGRATE COMMENTS INTO THE FINAL PLAN

 Motion and Vote

VIII.
ACTION AND DISCUSSION ITEMS
B-1North Coast Transit Surveys - Findings and Recommendations (VOICE VOTE - ACCEPT THE 2013 NORTH COAST TRANSIT SURVEYS' FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS, AND INTEGRATE INTO FUTURE SHORT RANGE TRANSIT PLAN). Eliane Wilson/Selena McKinney, LSC Transportation Consultants
B-2

 2013 Tranist Needs Assessment Update (VOICE VOTE - APPROVE REPORT FOR SUBMITTAL TO CALTRANS; DEVELOP RECOMMENDATIONS TO ADDRESS FINDINGS FOR REVIEW IN FEBRUARY [SSTAC RECOMMENDATION]). Eliane Wilson

 Motion and Vote

B-3 Draft 2014 Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) - Financial Expectations and Projections (VOICE VOTE - ENDORSE FINDINGS, RECOMMENDATIONS, AND APPROACH TO THE FINANCIAL CHAPTER OF THE RTP; RE-AFFIRM 'INTERMODAL FUNDING APPROACH' AND THE FINANCIAL POLICIES AND STRATEGIES, AS AMENDED). Steve Devencenzi/James Worthley
IX.
AREA WIDE / AGENCY ISSUES
C-1

 FY 2014/2015 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

X.
 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
D-1Meeting Minutes:
  1. SLOCOG Minutes - October 2, 2013 (APPROVE)
  2. Executive Committee Minutes - October 16, 2013, and November 13, 2013 (INFORMATION).
  3. Social Services Transportation Advisory Council (SSTAC) Minutes, Technical Transportation Advisory Committee (TTAC) Minutes, and Citizens Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) - November 20, 2013 (INFORMATION)
D-2Year-to-date Financial Report (RECEIVE AND FILE YEAR-TO-DATE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS [ATTACHMENTS A AND B]). Sue Hall
D-3Resolution Assigning Signatory Powers for SLOCOG Documents, Contracts, and Certification of Conformance (ADOPT RESOLUTION). Lori Kramer
D-42013 San Luis Obispo Council of Governments (SLOCOG) Fiscal Audit Transportation Development Act (TDA) Compliance (Single Audit) (ACCEPT REPORT). Brenda Dennahower
D-5Paso Express Triennial Performance Audit - Findings and Recommendations (ACCEPT REPORT AND FIVE [5] RECOMMENDATIONS; BRING BACK FOR UPDATE TO THE REGIONAL TRANSIT AUTHORITY [RTA] AND THE CITY OF PASO ROBLES IN APRIL 2015). Eliane Wilson
D-6Feasibility of Regional Transit Service to the San Luis Obispo Airport Area (INFORMATION). Eliane Wilson
D-7Call for Projects: Proposition 1B "Safety and Security" and Rural Transit Fund (RTF) (ISSUE CALL FOR PROJECTS AND SCHEDULE PROGRAMMING IN APRIL 2014). Tim Gillham
D-8Proposed Change to the Bylaws for Social Services Transportation Advisory Council (SSTAC), Technical Transportation Advisory Committee (TTAC), and Citizens Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) - to conduct all election of officers at the beginning of the calendar year (January) (APPROVE). Ronald De Carli
D-9Year-End State Legislative Report (INFORMATION). Michael Harmon
D-10Request for Proposals (RFP) for Fabrication of Scenic Byway Interpretive Signs (RELEASE RFP FOR THE MANUFACTURING/FABRICATION OF SCENIC BYWAY INTERPRETIVE SIGNS). Geiska Velasquez
D-11Correspondence, Press Releases and News Articles (REVIEW AND FILE). Ronald De Carli
XI.
CLOSED SESSION

E-1
Closed Session: The SLOCOG Board shall recess into closed session for a conference with Legal Counsel regarding:

Conference with Labor Negotiator (CA Government Code Section 54957.6 (a)
  • Negotiating Party: Frank Mecham
  • Unrepresented Employees: Executive Director and three Deputy Directors
XII.
BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS
XIII.
ADJOURNMENT

Next SLOCOG meeting: January 8, 2014