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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, FEBRUARY 5, 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

I.
 CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL
II.
 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.
III.
DIRECTOR REPORTS:
  •  SLOCOG Executive Director
  •  Caltrans District 5 Director
IV.
BOARD ADMINISTRATIVE ITEMS

A-1
Public Hearing to Receive Public Testimony on the following (VOICE VOTE)
  1.  Unmet Transit Needs (ACTION ITEM -- ROLL CALL -- DIRECT STAFF TO ANALYZE TRANSIT REQUESTS USING ADOPTED DEFINITIONS OF "UNMET TRANSIT NEED" AND "REASONABLE TO MEET" CRITERIA; FORWARD TRANSIT OPERATIONAL REQUESTS TO MEMBER JURISDICTIONS FOR CONSIDERATION, SCHEDULE FOR ACTION ON APRIL 2, 2014). Tim Gillham
 Motion and Vote
  1.  Bicycle and Pedestrian Improvement Requests (ACTION ITEM - VOICE VOTE -- FORWARD BICYCLE/PEDESTRIAN-RELATED REQUESTS TO APPROPRIATE MEMBER JURISDICTIONS FOR CONSIDERATION; SCHEDULE FOR ACTION ON APRIL 2, 2014). Tim Gillham
 Motion and Vote
    A-2
     2013 Federal Transportation Improvement Program (FTIP) Amendment No. 10 (ACTION ITEM - ROLL CALL -ADOPT RESOLUTION APPROVING FORMAL AMENDMENT NO. 10 TO THE 2013 FTIP APPROVIN CONGESTION MITIGATION AND AIR QUALITY [CMAQ] FUNDING). Richard Murphy
     Motion and Vote 
    A-3
     Northern San Luis Obispo (SLO) County Salinas River Corridor Anza Trail Plan (ACTION ITEM - VOICE VOTE - APPROVE THE PLAN AND INTEGRATE MAJOR REGIONAL PROJECTS INTO THE UPDATE OF THE REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION PLAN (RTP) AND FORWARD TO AFFECTED AGENCIES FOR THEIR CONSIDERATION). Richard Murphy/KTUA
     Motion and Vote
    V.
    ACTION AND INFORMATION ITEMS

    B-1
     Draft 2014 Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) - Public Transportation and Transportation Demand Management (TDM) (ACTION ITEM - VOICE VOTE -
    1. ENDORSE KEY FINDINGS AND APPROACH TO THE PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION AND TRANSPORTATION DEMAND COMPONENTS OF THE RTP [ATTACHMENTS A&B].
    2. RE-AFFIRM THE PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION AND TRANSPORTATION DEMAND POLICIES AND STRATEGIES [ATTACHMENT C] AS AMENDED). Steve Devencenzi, Pete Rodgers, Stephanie Hicks
     Motion and Vote

    "TEN-MINUTE BREAK"
    VI.
    AREA WIDE / AGENCY ISSUES
    C-1 FY 2014/2015 Draft Overall Work Program (OWP) Budget Assumptions
    (ACTION ITEM - VOICE VOTE - APPROVE BUDGET ASSUMPTIONS [ATTACHMENT A] AND MODIFIED WORK TASKS [ATTACHMENT B], AND DEVELOP DRAFT OWP AND BUDGET FOR CONSIDERATION IN APRIL, INCLUDING THE COST-OF-LIVING ADJUSTMENT [COLA] FROM DECEMBER TO DECEMBER USING THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS ALL URBAN CONSUMERS PRICE INDEX [CPI] - CALIFORNIA). Ronald De Carli
     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-1Meeting Minutes:
    1. SLOCOG Minutes - January 8, 2014 (APPROVE);
    2. Executive Committee Minutes - January 15, 2014 (INFORMATION).
    3. Social Services Transportation Advisory Council (SSTAC) Minutes, Technical Transportation Advisory Committee (TTAC) Minutes, and Citizens Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) - January 22, 2014 (INFORMATION)
    D-2
    1. Year-to-date Financial Report
    2. Fiscal year 2013/14 Overall Work Program (OWP) Amendment No. 3 (RECEIVE AND FILE YEAR-TO-DATE FINANCIAL STATEMETNS [ATTACHMENTS A AND B]; AND APPROVE FY 2013/14 OWP AMENDMENT NO. 3 [ATTACHMENT C]). Ronald De Carli/Sue Hall
    D-3Contract for Regional Traffic Model Maintenance (AUTHORIZE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO NEGOTIATE AND SIGN CONTRACT FOR FISCAL YEAR 13/14 - 14/15 REGIONAL TRAFFIC MODEL MAINTENANCE WITH FEHR & PEERS). James Worthley
    D-4Contract for Ride-On Transportation Plan Update (AWARD CONTRACT TO NELSONNYGAARD CONSULTING ASSOCIATES, INC. FOR $67,848 [SEE PAGE D-4-3]). Eliane Wilson
    D-5Contract with Verdin Marketing for Rideshare/511 Website Application Upgrade (APPROVE CONTRACT FOR $65,000 WITH VERDIN MARKETING). Stephanie Hicks
    D-6Requset for Proposal (RFP) for On-Line Ride Matching and Incentive Management System (APPROVE DISTRIBUTION OF RFP FOR ONLINE RIDE MATCHING AND INCENTIVE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM). Stephanie Hicks
    D-7Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Grants for Section 5304 (APPROVE RELEASE OF PROPOSED GRANTS). Eliane Wilson
    D-8Proposed Central Area Transit Center Property Transfer Environmental Determination (CERTIFY CATEGORICAL EXCLUSION AND CATEGORICAL EXEMPTION AS COMPLETE PER THE REQUIREMENTS OF NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ACT [NEPA] AND CALIFORNIA ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY ACT [CEQA] RESPECTIVELY). Eliane Wilson/ Peter Rodgers
    D-9Agreements for Consolidation of Paso Robles Transit Services and Atascadero El Camino Shuttle into San Luis Obispo Regional Transit Authority (APPROVE). Ronald De Carli, Peter Rodgers
    D-10Phillips 66 Refinery Project (INFORMATION - RECEIVE). Peter Rodgers
    D-11Governor's Proposed FY 2014-15 State Budget for Transportation (GENERALLY SUPPORT AND EVALUATE PROVISIONS FURTHER IN COORDINATION WITH CALIFORNIA STATE ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES [CSAC], THE LEAGUE OF CALIFORNIA CITIES, CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF COUNCILS FO GOVERNMENTS [CALCOG] AND THE CENTRAL COAST COALITION). Ronald De Carli, Mike Harmon
    D-12Scenic Byway - Chorro Valley Trail Study Status Update and Contrat Amendment (APPROVE AND SIGN CONTRACT FOR ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL SERVICES IN THE AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $6,948 WITH RINCOIN FOR MAP SERVICES AND STAKEHOLDER OUTREACH). Jessica Barry
    D-13Correspondence, Press Releases and News Articles (REVIEW AND FILE). Ronald De Carli
    D-14Draft 2014 State and Federal Legislative Programs (ADOPT). Michael Harmon
    D-15SLOCOG Board Apppointee to the California Association of Councils of Governments (CALCOG) (APPOINT BOARD MEMBER FRED STRONG TO CONTINUE TO SERVE AS REPRESENTATIVE TO CALCOG).
    VIII.
     BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS
    IX.
    ADJOURNMENT TO JOINT SLOCOG AND REGIONAL TRANSIT AUTHORITY (RTA) MEETING
    E-1Recognition of Appreciation to Board Member Frank Meecham for his service as SLOCOG/RTA Board President in 2013
    E-2CLOSED SESSION: Conference with Real Property Negotiator (Gov. Code Sec. 54956.8):
    Property:40 Prado Road, San Luis Obispo, California
    Negotiators (SLOCOG)Ronald De Carli, Peter Rodgers
    Negotiating Party:Rescal SLO193LLC
    APN:053-022-014
    E-3CLOSED SESSION: Conference with Labor Negotiator Geoff Straw concerning the following labor organization: Teamsters Local Union No. 986
    X.ADJOURNMENT

    Next SLOCOG meeting: April 2, 2014


    BOARD AGENDA

    Wednesday, February 5, 2014
    BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ CHAMBER 
    COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER 
    1055 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo, California 93401
    RTA starts at 11:20 am (or immediately following SLOCOG)

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

    President: Shelly Higginbotham
    Vice President: Debbie Arnold
    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.
    A.
    INFORMATION AGENDA

    None
    B.
    ACTION AGENDA

    None
    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.

    None
    D.
    CLOSED SESSION ITEMS
    D-1-1
    Conference with Labor Negotiator Geoff Straw concerning the following labor organization: Teamsters Local Union No. 986
    D-1-2
    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