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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, JUNE 4, 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
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.
RECOGNITIONS AND PRESENTATIONS:
  1.  Recognition of Ms. GlennaDeane Dovey, for a combined 34 years of service as SLOCOG/RTA Board Member, Productivity Committee Member, Regional Transportation Advisory Committee (RTAC) Member, and Social Services Transportation Advisory Council (SSTAC) Member.

  2.  Resolution in recognition of the 40 year anniversary of the San Luis Obispo City Transit System (AUTHORIZE APPROVAL AND PRESENTATION TO THE CITY).

  3.  Habitat for Humanity (INFORMAL PRESENTATION). Julia Ogden, Executive Director

IV.


DIRECTOR REPORTS:

  1.  SLOCOG Executive Director (See Supplemental Information in the Addendum)

  2.  Caltrans District 5 Director

V.


PUBLIC HEARING ITEMS
A-1
 Scenic Byway - Chorro Valley Trail Study (San Luis Obispo to Morro Bay) (VOICE VOTE - REVIEW DRAFT STUDY, SHCEDULE FOR APPROVAL IN AUGUST 2014, AND INTEGRATE INTO THE 2014 REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION PLAN ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION CHAPTER). Jessica Berry / Rincon Consultants, Inc.
 Motion and Vote 
A-2
 US 101 Corridor Mobility Master Plan Update (VOICE VOTE - REVIEW AND COMMENT; ENDORSE METHODOLOGY FOR PROJECT SELECTION, SCHEDULE DRAFT IN AUGUST, ADOPTION IN OCTOBER). Jessica Berry / Kittelson & Associates, Inc. 
 Motion and Vote 
A-3
 2013 Federal Transportation Improvement Program (FTIP) Amendment No. 12 (ROLL CALL - ADOPT RESOLUTION APPROVING FORMAL AMENDMENT NO. 12 TO THE 2013 FTIP, CONSISTENT WITH ACTION TAKEN ON AGENDA ITEMS B-4 AND B-6). Richard Murphy
 Motion and Vote
 Public Comment on Item 
  "TEN-MINUTE BREAK"
VI.ACTION AND INFORMATION ITEMS
B-1 Triennial Performance Audits - Findings and Recommendations: San Luis Obispo (SLO) Transit, South County Transit (SCT), and Regional Transit Authority (RTA) - RunabouT and County (VOICE VOTE - ACCEPT REPORTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS; BRING BACK FOR UPDATE IN APRIL 2015). Pete Rodgers / Linda Rhine, Nelson/Nygaard Consulting Associates
See Staff Report in Addendum for new Recommendation #6
 Motion and Vote 
B-2
 Route 1 San Luis Obispo (SLO) North Coast Scenic Byway Corridor Plan Update (SLO City to Monterey County line) (VOICE VOTE - APPROVE THE ROUTE 1 SLO NORTH COAST SCENIC BYWAY CORRIDOR PLAN UPDATE). Sara Sanders
 Motion and Vote 
B-3 Draft 2014 Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) issues:
  1. Revised Financial Assumptions (addressing Cap & Trade, VMT, et al)
  2. Criteria to Prioritize Transportation Projects for 20 year Plan
  3. Regional and Inter-regional Transportation Infrastructure Needs (20 Year Needs)
    1. Candidate Projects on Highways and Routes of Regional Significance
    2. Candidate Transit Projects
    3. Candidate Active Transportation Projects

    (VOICE VOTE - REVIEW AND COMMENT). Steve Devencenzi 
See Addendum for a replacement page for page B-3-11 - Revised Financial Assumptions
 Motion and Vote 
B-4 Fiscal Year 2013/14 Transportation Enhancement (TE) Funds Programming Update (VOICE VOTE - SUPPORT INCREASE TE FUNDS ON MORRO CREEK BRIDGE BY $352,000 FOR A TOTAL OF $980k IN TOTAL STIP-TE FUNDING; ENCOURAGE COUNTY TO PURSUE CYCLE 2 ATP GRANT FOR BOB JONES TRAIL AND/OR OTHER SLOCOG FUNDING IN DECEMBER 2015). Jessica Berry
See Addendum for Letters of Support for additional funding for Morro Creek Bridge Project
 Motion and Vote 
B-5
 Short-term Loan for Capital Match to Regional Transit Authority (RTA) High Tech Fleet (ROLL CALL VOTE - AUTHORIZE LOAN OF $200K FROM SERVICE AUTHORITY FOR FREEWAYS AND EXPRESSWAYS TO RTA). Peter Rodgers
 Motion and Vote 
B-6

 Scenic Byway Corridor Monument Signs - Construction Cost Increase (VOICE VOTE -

  1. Approve Revised Finance Plan [Table 1], including an increase in SLOCOG match funds of $99K.
  2. Authorize Executive Director to execute remaining contracts and contract amendments consistent with Federal Guidelines as defined in the Caltrans Local Procedures Manual). Rich Murphy Staff report is in the Addendum.
 Motion and Vote
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 - April 2, 2014 (APPROVE).
  2. Executive Committee Minutes - May 21, 2014 (INFORMATION).
  3. Social Services Transportation Advisory Council (SSTAC) Minutes; Citizens Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) Minutes; and Technical Transportation Advisory Committee (TTAC) Minutes - May 28, 2014 (INFORMATION).
D-2
  1. Year-to-date Financial Report
  2. SLOCOG Employee Salary Schedule
    (RECEIVE AND FILE YEAR-TO-DATE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS [ATTACHMENTS A & B]; APPROVE SALARY SCHEDULE [ATTACHMENT C]). Ronald De Carli/Sue Hall
D-3Conditional Approval of Transportation Development Act (TDA) Claims for FY 2014/2015 (ADOPT RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO APPROVE THE 2014/2015 TDA CLAIMS, AUTHORIZE TDA FUNDS TO BE RELEASED BASED ON THE AMOUNTS, CONDITIONS, AND FILING REQUIREMENTS NOTED IN EXHIBITS A & B OF THE RESOLUTION). Lori Kramer
D-4Amend Call Box Maintenance Contract with CASE Systems, Inc. (APPROVE CONTRACT AMENDMENT #3 WITH THE CASE SYSTEMS, INC. AND EXTEND CONTRACT TO JUNE 30, 2016 [APPROXIMATELY $69,000 ANNUALLY]). Tim Gillham
D-5
 Citizens Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) Vacancy - SLOCOG At-Large Appointment(ADOPT THE RECOMMENDATION FROM CTAC). Steve Devencenzi
 Motion and Vote 
D-6Proposed Change to the Bylaws for Technical Transportation Advisory Committee (TTAC) – to include a new member representing Ride-On Consolidated Transportation Service Agency (CTSA) and change the Quorum requirement to consist of representation from six (6) to seven (7) member agencies, which constitutes representation from a majority of the 12 voting agencies, previously 11(APPROVE). Ronald De Carli Staff Report is provided in the Addendum.
D-7State Legislative Update:
  1. AB 1720 (Bloom) - Extends exemption from bus weight limits one year to January 2016.
  2. AB 2445 (Chau) - Authorizes voting by campus in community college districts to impose a fee for transportation services.
(APPROVE SUPPORT FOR AB 1720 & AB 2445). Michael Harmon
D-8Coordinated Transit Center - Property Appraisal (AUTHORIZE EXPENDITURE OF UP TO $10K FOR APPRAISAL SERVICES). Peter Rodgers
D-9SLO Regional Rideshare Contract extension with Rideshark, Inc. for Online Commuter Matching and Transportation Demand Management Software Service (APPROVE EXTENSION OF CONTRACT FOR $10,800 FOR ONE YEAR). Stephanie Hicks
D-10 Proposed use of SLOCOG as the Joint Powers Agency (JPA) to assist in the Development of a Coastal Regional Sediment Management Plan (AUTHORIZE PRESIDENT TO SIGN THE RESOLUTION, AUTHORIZING STAFF TO MOVE FORWARD WITH:
  1. The Draft Scope of Work to develop a Coastal Regional Sediment Management Plan for portions of San Luis Obispo County;
  2. Coordinating with the Coastal Sediment Management Workgroup in the formation of a regional stakeholder group). Steve Devencenzi
 Motion and Vote
D-11Web Tool Contract Extension - Increase contract by $23,000 (APPROVE A CONTRACT EXTENSION WITH PLACEWAYS TO IMPLEMENT THE "BUDGET GAME;" INCREASE THE PLACEWAYS CONTRACT BY $23K). Steve Devencenzi
Contract Amendment is provided in the Addendum.
D-12
Request for Proposal (RFP):  South County Anza Trail Corridor Plan – Edna Valley/Price Canyon(APPROVE THE SCOPE OF WORK AND AUTHORIZE DISTRIBUTION OF RFP; CONSISTENT WITH WORK ELEMENT 6130 OF THE FY 2013/14 OVERALL WORK PROGRAM).  Jessica Berry
D-13FY 2014/15 Bikeway and Pedestrian Improvement Requests Update (INFORMATION - RECEIVE). Tim Gillham Supplemental information - page D-13 -7 is included in the Addendum.
D-14 Plug-in Central Coast (PCC) Plug-in Electric Vehicle (PEV) Readiness Plan Update (INFORMATION). Tim Gillham
D-15US 101 Corridor Mobility Master Plan - Contract Amendment (APPROVE AND SIGN CONTRACT FOR ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL SERVICES IN THE AMOUNT NOT TO EXCED $65,000 WITH KAI) Jessica Berry
D-16Rural/Intercity Application under Section 5311-f by American Star Tours (SUPPORT GRANT APPLICATION TO CALTRANS). Peter Rodgers
D-17Correspondence, Press Releases and News Articles (REVIEW AND FILE). Ronald De CarliSupplemental information - correspondence and news articles are provided in the Addendum.
IX. BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS
X.ADJOURNMENT
Next SLOCOG meeting: August 6, 2014