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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, APRIL 2, 2014
San Luis Obispo Board of Supervisors' Chamber
COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER
1055 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo, California 93401
SLOCOG starts immediately following the Joint SLOCOG & RTA Meeting
(Joint SLOCOG & RTA Meeting starts at 8:30 a.m.)

The AGENDA is available/posted at: http://www.slocog.org
President: Shelly HigginbothamVice 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)
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
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS AND
SAN LUIS OBISPO REGIONAL TRANSIT AUTHORITY 
JOINT MEETING
1.
 CALL TO ORDER and ROLL CALL
2.
 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 communiction, but in compliance with the Brown Act, will not take any action on items that are not on the agenda.
3.
 PROPOSED ACQUISITION OF 40 PRADO ROAD PROPERTY (SUPPORT ACQUISITION OF 40 PRADO ROAD FOR A FUTURE RTA MAINTENANCE FACILITY). Ronald De Carli, Geoff Straw
 Motion and Vote 
4.
ADJOURN THE JOINT SLOCOG/RTA BOARD MEETING & CONVENE THE SLOCOG BOARD MEETING
SLOCOG Board Meeting
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 AND BOARD MEMBER REPORTS:
  •  SLOCOG Executive Director
  •  Board Member Comment: California Association of Councils of Governments (CALCOG) Conference and Rail Summit
  •  Caltrans District 5 Director
IV.


DISCUSSION ITEM:
AA-1
 2014 Draft Regional Transportation Improvement Program (RTIP) and Capital Improvement Program (CIP) (VOICE VOTE -- APPROVE PROGRAMMING MODIFICATIONS SUMMARIZED IN ATTACHMENT A [and TTAC changes];
 Motion and Vote 
V.


PUBLIC HEARING ITEMS
A-1 Transit Fund Programming:
  1. FY 2013/14 Proposition 1B "Safety and Security" (ROLL CALL - ADOPT RESOLUTION [ATTACHMENT A, PAGE A-1-6] APPROVING FY 2013/14 PROPOSITION 1B "SAFETY AND SECURITY PROJECTS IN TABLE A). Tim Gillham
  2. FY 2014/15 Rural Transit Fund (RTF) Program of Projects (VOICE VOTE - APPROVE FY 2014/2015 RTF PROJECTS IN TABLE B). Tim Gillham
 Motion and Vote
A-2
 2013 Federal Transportation Improvement Program (FTIP) Amendment No. 11 (ROLL CALL - ADOPT RESOLUTION APPROIVNG FORMAL AMENDMENT NO. 11 TO THE 2013 FTIP, SUBJECT TO REVISION UPON FINAL REVIEW BY CALTRANS DISTRICT 5). Richard Murphy
 Motion and Vote 
VI.ACTION AND INFORMATION ITEMS
B-1 Transportation Development Act (TDA) Fund Apportionment for Fiscal Year 2014/15  (VOICE VOTE - 
  1. APPROVE ESTIMATE LOCAL TRANSPORTATION FUND (LTF) [TABLE A] APPORTIONMENTS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2014/2015;
  2. APPROVE STATE TRANSIT ASSISTANCE [STA] [TABLE C] ALLOCATIONS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2014/2015 [SUBJECT TO STATE BUDGET];
  3. AUTHORIZE STAFF TO USE LTF FUNDS, IF NEEDED, TO MEET ALL COMMITMENTS IN THE ANNUAL STA PROGRAM, WITH FULL REPAYMENT TO THE LTF ACCOUNT WHEN 4TH QUARTER STA IS RECEIVED IN THE NEXT FISCAL YEAR). Lori Kramer
 Motion and Vote
"TEN MINUTE BREAK"
B-2 SLO Regional Rideshare Program Update:
  1.  Bike Month Proclamation (VOICE VOTE - ADOPT RESOLUTION DECLARING MAY 2014 AS "BIKE MONTH," MAY 7, 2014 as "BIKE TO SCHOOL DAY," AND MAY 16, 2014 as "BIKE TO WORK DAY"
  2.  SLO Regional Rideshare's Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Inventory Project Overview and Findings (VOICE VOTE - ENDORSE SLO REGIONAL RIDESHARE to continue non-infrastructure effort and to expand the coverage of the SRTSII data collection). Stephanie Hicks & Angela Nelson
  3.  SLO Regional Rideshare's Active Transportation Program (ATP) Application (VOICE VOTE - AUTHORIZE SUBMITTAL OF NON-INFRASTRUCTURE SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL (SRTS) ATP APPLICATION). Angela Nelson
 Motion and Vote
B-3
 Proposed Active Transportation Program (ATP) Candidate Projects (VOICE VOTE -- REAFFIRM SLOCOG's PRIOR COMMITMENT OF REGIONAL MATCH FUNDING TO THE ATASCADERO CREEK BRIDGE [$100K] AND THE RAILROAD SAFETY TRAIL [$300K]; ENDORSE LETTER OF SUPPORT FOR CANDIDATE AT PROJECTS). Richard Murphy
  Motion and Vote
B-4 2014/2015 Unmet Transit Needs Findings (ROLL CALL - 
  1. APPROVE RESOLUTION FINDING THERE ARE NO "UNMET TRANSIT NEEDS" THAT ARE "REASONABLE TO MEET" FOR FY 2014/2015; COMPILE FINAL REPORT AND SUBMIT TO CALTRANS.
  2. CONTINUE CONSIDERATION TO JUNE MEETING OF REQUEST by North Cuesta Community College for a new services that is to be developed under consultation with Regional Transit Authority (RTA) staff, Cuesta College, and the City of Paso Robles.
  3. DIRECT STAFF TO BRING BACK UPDATE ON ALL BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN IMPROVEMENT REQUESTS AT THE JUNE 4TH BOARD MEETING.
  4. REQUEST SLO REGIONAL RIDESHARE PROVIDE REIDESHARING OUTREACH SERVICES TO NORTH CUESTA COLLEGE). Tim Gillham
 Motion and Vote
B-5 Draft 2014 Regional Transportation Plan (RTP):
  1. Active Transportation (Bike/Trails/Pedestrian)
  2. Highways, Streets and Roads Excerpts
  3. Growth Projections
(VOICE VOTE - 
  1. REAFFIRM THE ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS, STREETS, AND ROADS POLICIES AND STRATEGIES [ATTACHMENT A], AS AMENDED.
  2. ENDORSE KEY FINDINGS AND APPROACH TO ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAYS, STREETS AND ROADS COMPONENTS OF THE RTP
  3. MODIFY THE ADOPTED GROWTH SCENARIO TO REFLECT CURRENT REALITIES BY USING THE LOW GROWTH SCENARIO FOR POPULATION AND HOUSEHOLD GROWTH WHILE MAINTAINING THEMODERATE GROWTH SCENARIO FOR EMPLOYMENT). Steve Devencenzi
 Motion and Vote
VII.AREA WIDE / AGENCY ISSUES
C-1 FY 2014/2014 Draft Overall Wrok Program (OWP) Budget (ROLL CALL - ADOPT RESOLUTION APPROVING THE 2014/2015 OWP AND BUDGET AND CERTIFY CONFORMITY WITH FEDERAL AND STATE RULES AND REGULATIONS; AUTHORIZE STAFF TO MAKE MINOR MODIFICATIONS TO THE BUDGET AND OWP TO ADDRESS FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION [FHWA], FEDERAL TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION [FTA], AND CALTRANS COMMENTS). Ronald De Carli
VIII.
 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 - February 5, 2014 (APPROVE)
  2. Executive Committee Minutes - February 19, 2014 (INFORMATION).
  3. Executive Committee Minutes - March 12, 2014 (INFORMATION).
  4. Social Services Transportation Advisory Council (SSTAC) Minutes; Citizens Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) Minutes; and Technical Transportation Advisory Committee (TTAC) Minutes - March 19, 2014 (INFORMATION).
D-2Year-to-date Financial Report (RECEIVE AND FILE YEAR-TO-DATE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS [ATTACHMENTS A AND B]). Ronald De Carli/Sue Hall
D-3Status of Triennial Performance Audits Recommendations - Atascadero and Morro Bay Transit (APPROVE -
  1. Accept pending progress on five (5) recommendations due for completion by June 2014 (Atascadero #2, 3 & 4) as well as (Morro Bay #1 and #2)
  2. Require further progress on outstanding recommendations into next fiscal year and bring back for final resolution in October 2014 (Morro Bay only).
  3. Continue review of Morro Bay progress to June 2014 meeting for the North Coast Transit recommendations (December 2013 adoption)). Eliane Wilson
D-4 AGP Video Production of Board Meetings - Contract Renewal (APPROVE CONTRACT WITH AGP VIDEO TO TELEVISE ALL SLOCOG AND SLORTA MEETINGS WITH COSTS SHARED ON PRO-RATA BASIS) (SLORTA to consider separately at their May meeting). Steve Devencenzi
D-5
 Northern San Luis Obispo (SLO) County Salinas River Corridor Anza Trail Plan - Technical Correction (RECEIVE TECHNICAL CORRECTION TO THE PLAN ROUTE ALIGNMENT AND REPLACE SEGMENT MAP IN THE APPROVED PLAN). Richard Murphy/KTUA 
Motion and Vote 
D-6Update of the STate Highway Operations and Protection Program (SHOPP) for District 5 (RECEIVE AND COMMENT). Richard Murphy / Aileen Loe (Caltrans District 5)
D-7Request for Proposals (RFP) for 2014 Aerial Imagery Project (countywide 1-foot and urbanized 6-inch) (APPROVE DISTRIBUTION OF THE RFP). Geoffrey Chiapella
D-8
 State Legislative Update (APPROVE CENTRAL COAST COALITION 2014 STATE LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES; RECOMMENDED POSITIONS ON PROPOSED STATE LEGISLATION DISCUSSED IN THE STAFF REPORT). Michael Harmon
 Motion and Vote 
D-9Report on National Association of Regional Councils (NARC) Annual National Conference of Regions, Washington D.C. (INFORMATION - RECEIVE)
D-10Corresopondence, Press Releases and News Articles (REVIEW AND FILE). Ronald De Carli
IX. BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS
X.ADJOURNMENT
Next SLOCOG meeting: June 4, 2014


BOARD AGENDA

Wednesday, April 2, 2014
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ CHAMBER 
COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER 
1055 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo, California 93401
Joint SLOCOG and RTA Meeting starts at 8:30 am

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.
San Luis Obispo Council of Governments (SLOCOG) and 
San Luis Obispo Regional Transit Authority (RTA) Joint Meeting
1.
 CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL
2.
 PUBLIC COMMENTS: Any member of the public may address the Board for a period not to exceed three minutes on any item of interest not on the agenda within the jurisdiction of the Board. 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.
3.
PROPOSED ACQUISITION OF 40 PRADO ROAD PROPERTY (SUPPORT ACQUISITION OF 40 PRADO ROAD FOR A FUTURE RTA MAINTENANCE FACILITY). Ronald De Carli, Geoff Straw
4.
 RTA 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 RTA 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 
B-1Fiscal Year 2013-14 Budget Amendment for Property Acquisition (Approve)
B-2Resolution Authorizing FTA Section 5339 Funding (Approve)
B-3Authorize Board President to Execute Revised Loan Agreement (Approve)
B-4
Resolution Authorizing FTA Section 5311 Funding (Approve)




ADJOURN THE JOINT SLOCOG/SLORTA BOARD MEETING & CONVENE THE SLOCOG BOARD MEETING
Next regularly-scheduled RTA Board meeting on May 7, 2014