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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 4
, 2015

***NOTE THE LOCATION***

San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors Chambers
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: Debbie Arnold
Vice President: Jan Howell Marx
Board Members:
Frank Mecham (First District – SLO County)
Bruce Gibson (Second District – SLO County)
Adam Hill (Third District – SLO County)
Lynn Compton (Fourth District – SLO County)
Debbie Arnold (Fifth District – SLO County)
Jim Guthrie (Arroyo Grande)
Tom O’Malley (Atascadero)
John Shoals (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:
 
  1.  SLOCOG Executive Director
  2.  Caltrans District 5 Director
IV. PUBLIC HEARING
  A-1  A Public Hearing to Receive Public Testimony on the following (VOICE VOTE):
  1.  Unmet Transit Needs  Motion and Vote (ACTION ITEM - ROLL CALL - DIRECT STAFF TO ANALYZE TRANSIT REQUESTS USING ADOPTED DEFINITIONS OF "UNMENT TRANSIT NEED" AND "REASONABLE TO MEET" CRITERIA; FORWARD TRANSIT OPERATIONAL REQUESTS TO MEMBER JURISDICTIONS FOR CONSIDERATION, SCHEDULE FOR ACTION ON APRIL 1, 20015). Tim Gillham
  2.  Bicycle and Pedestrian Improvement Requests   Motion and Vote (ACTION ITEM - VOICE VOTE - FORWARD BICYCLE/PEDESTRIAN-RELATED REQUESTS TO APPROPRIATE MEMBER JURISDICTIONS FOR CONSIDERATION; SCHEDULE FOR ACTION ON APRIL 1, 2015). Tim Gillham
  A-2  Draft 2014 Regional Transportation Plan (RTP): Issues and Comments  Motion and Vote (ACTION ITEM - VOICE VOTE - RECEIVE TESTIMONY AND PROVIDE COMMENTS). Steve Devencenzi
V. TRANSPORTATION ITEMS
  B-1  Low Carbon Transit Operations Programming (LCTOP)   Motion and Vote (VOICE VOTE – AUTHORIZE PROGRAMMING OF $97,348, SUBMIT GRANT APPLICATION FOR FY 2014-15 FUNDS, AND INSTRUCT EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO EXECUTE REQUIRED RESOLUTIONS). Peter Rodgers
    "TEN MINUTE BREAK"
  B-2  Active Transportation Funding (ATP) - Schedule and Programming Approach  Motion and Vote (VOICE VOTE – RECEIVE SCHEDULE [TABLE 3]). Richard Murphy
  B-3  Draft 2015 State & Federal Legislative Programs  Motion and Vote (VOICE VOTE – ADOPT THE PROPOSED 2015 STATE & FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE PROGRAMS). Michael Harmon
VI. AREA WIDE / AGENCY ISSUES
C-1  FY 2015/2016 Draft Overall Work Program (OWP) Budget Assumptions  Motion and Vote (VOICE VOTE – APPROVE BUDGET ASSUMPTIONS [ATTACHMENT A] AND MODIFIED WORK TASKS [ATTACHMENT B], AND DEVELOP DRAFT OWP AND BUDGET FOR CONSIDERATION IN APRIL). Ronald De Carli
VII.  CONSENT AGENDA (INFORMATION AND ACTION ITEMS - ROLL CALL VOTE):  Motion and Vote 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.
  D-1 Minutes of Meetings:
  1. SLOCOG Minutes - January 7, 2014 (APPROVE)
  2. Executive Committee Minutes - January 14, 2014 (INFORMATION)
  3. Technical Transportation Advisory Committee (TTAC) Minutes, and Citizens Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) Minutes – January 21, 2015 (INFORMATION).
  D-2 Year-to-date Financial Report (RECEIVE AND FILE YEAR-TO-DATE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS [ATTACHMENTS A AND B]). Sue Hall
  D-3 Request for Qualifications (RFQ) - Qualified Consultant List (DIRECT STAFF TO IMPLEMENT RFQ PROCESS TO RENEW THE LIST OF CONSULTING FIRMS THAT CAN PROVIDE ON-CALL PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, AND PRESENT A LIST OF QUALIFIED CONSULTANTS FOR BOARD APPROVAL IN APRIL). Jeffery Brubaker
  D-4 Vanpool Subsidy Program (APPROVE CONTRACTS WITH USERS AND PROVIDERS). Stephanie Hicks
  D-5 Status Report on the Los Angeles to San Diego to San Luis Obispo (LOSSAN) Rail Corridor Business Plan (RECEIVE AND FILE). Peter Rodgers
  D-6 Correspondence, Press Releases and News Articles (INFORMATION). Ronald De Carli
VIII.  BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS AND COMMITTEE REPORTS
IX. ADJOURNMENT
  Next SLOCOG meeting: March 4, 2015