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BOARD AGENDA

Wednesday, January 8, 2014
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 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)
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)
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
 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-1
 ELECTION OF OFFICERS: Elect President and Vice President (ACTION ITEM – VOICE VOTE – APPROVE).
 Motion and Vote 
 Motion and Vote 

A-3
 EXECUTIVE 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 communicaion, 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
 Reserve Policy (Receive)
B.
ACTION AGENDA
B-1 RTA Operation of Paso Robles Transit Services (Action)
B-2
 RTA Operation of Atascadero Fixed Route Services (Action)
 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 October 16, 2013 (Approve)
C-2RTA Board Meeting Minutes of November 6, 2013 (Approve)
C-3FTA Annual Certifications and Assurances (Approve)
C-4
RTA Conflict of Interest Code (Approve)
C-5
FTA 5304 Joint Short Range Transit Plan Application (Approve) 
C-6
Resolution Authorizing RTA to Submit Application for State Proposition 1B Safety and Security Funds (Approve)
C-7
Resolution Authorizing RTA to Submit Application for Rural Transit Program Funds (Approve)
D. CLOSED SESSION ITEMS
D-1-1
Executive Director's annual performance evaluation

D-1-2
Conference with Labor Negotiator Geoff Straw concerning the following labor organization: Teamsters Local Union No. 986

D-1-3
It is the intention of the Board to meet in closed session concerning the following items:





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

Agency Negotiators:
Geoff Straw

Under Negotiation/Discussion:
Price and Terms of Payment

Properties:


179 Cross Street, San Luis Obispo, CA
Negotiating Party:
(APN: 053-257-032)
LTC of SLO, Ltd.

40 Prado Road, San Luis Obispo, CA
Negotiating Party:
(APN: 053-022-014)
Rescal SLO193 LLC
E.BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS
ADJOURNMENT TO SLOCOG Board Meeting
Next regularly-scheduled RTA Board meeting on March 5, 2014

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, JANUARY 8, 2014
San Luis Obispo Board of Supervisors' Chamber
COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER
1055 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo, California 93401
SLOCOG immediately follows the RTA Board Meeting

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 accomodations at this meeting, under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), may request such accomodations 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

SLOCOG Board Meeting
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:

Conference with Labor Negotiator (CA Government Code Section 54957.6 (a)
  • Negotiating Party: Frank Mecham
  • Unrepresented Employees: Executive Director and three Deputy Directors
III.
 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.
IV.
BOARD ADMINISTRATIVE ITEMS

A-1
 Interagency 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 ALTERNATES).
 Motion and Vote
 Motion and Vote 
V.
TRANSPORTATION ITEMS

B-1
 San Luis Obispo (SLO) Regional Rideshare Program Update (RECEIVE INFORMATION). Stephanie Hicks

B-2
 Draft 2014 Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) - Financial Expectations and Projections (continued from the December meeting) (VOICE VOTE - ENDORSE FINDINGS, RECOMMENDATIONS, AND APPROACH THE FINANCIAL CHAPTER OF THE RTP; RE-AFFIRM 'INTERMODAL FUNDING APPROACH' AND THE FINANCIAL POLICIES AND STRATEGIES, AS AMENDED). Steve Devencenzi/James Worthely
 Motion and Vote 
VI.
AREA WIDE / AGENCY ISSUES
C-1 Proposed use of SLOCOG as the Joint Powers Agency to assist in the Development of a Coastal Regional Sediment Management Plan (VOICE VOTE - AUTHORIZE STAFF TO:
  1. TO COORDINATE WITH THE COASTAL SEDIMENT MANAGEMENT WORKGROUP TO PREPARE AND EXECUTE A DRAFT AGREEMENT AND SCOPE OF WORK TO DEVELOP A COASTAL REGIONAL SEDIMENT MANAGEMENT PLAN FOR PORTIONS OF SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY). Steve Devencenzi
  2. FORM A REGIONAL STAKEHOLDER GROUP). Steve Devencenzi
 Motion and Vote
VII.
 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-1Minutes of Meetings:
  1. SLOCOG Minutes - December 4, 2013 (APPROVE);
  2. Executive Committee Minutes - December 11, 2013 (INFORMATION).
D-2
 FY 2013/2014 SLOCOG Executive Director Employment Contract Amendment and Deputy Director Salary Range Modification (APPROVE CONTRACT AMENDMENT, PROVIDING A 3.61% MERIT INCREASE EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2014, AND A CORRESPONDINGINCREASE IN THE SALARY RANGE; APPROVE A 3.61% INCREASE IN THE SALARY RANGE FOR DEPUTY DIRECTORS ALLOWING THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO PROVIDE A MERIT INCREASE SUBJECT TO A PERFORMANCE EVALUATION). Ronald De Carli
 Motion and Vote 
D-3Legislative Principles & Procedures (ADOPT REVISED LEGISLATIVE PROCEDURES AND PRINCIPLES). Michael Harmon
VIII.
 BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS
IX.
ADJOURNMENT

Next SLOCOG meeting: February 5, 2014