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RTA BOARD AGENDA (Special Meeting)

Wednesday, June 3, 2015
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS' CHAMBER
COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER
1055 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo, California 93401
RTA starts at 8:30 a.m.

The AGENDA is available/posted at: http://www.slorta.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)
 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 aciton on items that are not on the agenda.
  1. ACTION AGENDA
A-1

 Public Hearing: Consider Route 15 & North Coast Runabout Service Changes (Action)

 Motion and Vote

  1.  BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS
Next regularly-scheduled RTA Board meeting on September 2, 2015
There will not be an RTA Board meeting in July 2015
     
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 3, 2015

***NOTE THE LOCATION***

San Luis Obispo Board of Supervisors Chamber
COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER
1055 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo, California 93401
SLOCOG starts at approximately 9:00 a.m.
(immediately following the Regional Transit Authority (RTA) Board Meeting)

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 SLOCOG Board for a period not to exceed three (3) minutes on any item of interest not on the agenda within the jurisdiction of the Board. In compliance with the Brown Act, 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.
III. DIRECTOR REPORTS
  1.  SLOCOG Executive Director
  2.  Caltrans District 5 Director
IV. PUBLIC HEARING AND PRESENTATION ITEMS
  A-1

 2015 Federal Transportation Improvement Program (FTIP) Amendment No. 5 (ROLL CALL – ADOPT RESOLUTION APPROVING FORMAL AMENDMENT NO. 5 TO THE 2015 FTIP). Jeffery Brubaker

 Motion and Vote

  A-2  Update on 2014 Aerial Imagery Project, SLOCOG participation in SLO County Parcel Data Conversion Project, SLOCOG GIS accomplishments, update on SLO Regional GIS Collaborative (SLORGC) (INFORMATION ITEM [continued from April meeting] – RECEIVE AND FILE). Geoffrey Chiapella
V. TRANSPORTATION ITEMS
  B-1

 2016 Regional Transportation Improvement Program | Revenue Projections and Policies (VOICE VOTE – RECEIVE REVENUE ASSUMPTIONS, APPROACH, AND SCHEDULE FOR 2016 FUNDING CYCLE). Richard Murphy

 Motion and Vote

  B-2  Highway 227 Operational Analysis (APPROVE STAFF RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Advance FY 16/17 regional funding not to exceed $100K to perform an Operational Analysis.
  2. Authorize SLOCOG Executive Director to enter into contract with a Consultant, which will be selected from the On-Call Consultant List by a three [3]-person committee made up of representatives from SLOCOG, Caltrans, and County Staff). Jessica Berry

 Motion and Vote

  B-3  US 101 Project Study Report – Project Development Support (PSR-PDS) for Operational Improvements in between Avila Beach Road and Dolliver Street in Pismo Beach – Status Update (INFORMATION – RECEIVE). Jessica Berry
  "TEN-MINUTE BREAK"
  B-4

 Regional Disadvantaged Community Assessment Data (VOICE VOTE – APPROVE PRELIMINARY INDICATORS AND DIRECT STAFF TO CONTINUE TO ASSESS AND REFINE MORE SPECIFIC COMMUNITY DATA IN PHASE 2). James Worthley

 Motion and Vote

  B-5

 Active Transportation Funding | Priorities & Next Steps (VOICE VOTE – APPROVE REGIONAL PRIORITIES FOR ATP CYCLE 2 GRANT PROGRAM; RATIFY SLOCOG ATP GRANT APPLICATIONS; AND PROVIDE LETTERS OF SUPPORT AS IDENTIFIED). Richard Murphy

 Motion and  Vote

  B-6  Los Angeles – San Diego – San Luis Obispo (LOSSAN) Rail Corridor Agency Presentation (INFORMATION – RECEIVE PRESENTATION). Peter Rodgers / Jennifer Bergener, LOSSAN Executive Director
VI. AREA WIDE / AGENCY ISSUES
  C-1

 Federal and State Transportation Legislation Update (VOICE VOTE - APPROVE STAFF RECOMMENDATIONS). Michael Harmon

 Motion and  Vote

 Motion and  Vote
 
 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-1 Minutes of Meetings:
a. SLOCOG Minutes – April 1, 2015 (APPROVE)
b. Executive Committee Draft Minutes – May 13, 2015 (INFORMATION)
c. Technical Transportation Advisory Committee (TTAC), and Citizens Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) Draft Minutes – May 20, 2015 (INFORMATION)
  D-2 a. Fiscal Year 2014/2015 Year-to-date Financial Report
b. Fiscal Year 2015/2016 Overall Work Program (OWP) and Budget Amendment No. 1
c. Cost Containment Strategy and Salary Schedule
(RECEIVE AND FILE YEAR-TO-DATE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS [ATTACHMENTS A AND B]; APPROVE AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO THE FY 2015/16 OWP AND BUDGET [ATTACHMENT C]; APPROVE COST CONTAINMENT STRATEGY AND SALARY SCHEDULE [ATTACHMENT D]). Sue Hall
  D-3 Conditional Approval of Transportation Development Act (TDA) Claims for FY 2015/2016 (ADOPT RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO APPROVE THE 2015/2016 TDA CLAIMS, AUTHORIZE TDA FUNDS TO BE RELEASED BASED ON T HE AMOUNTS, CONDITIONS, AND FILING REQUIREMENTS NOTED IN EXHIBITS A & B OF THE RESOLUTION). Lori Kramer
  D-4 Amend Call Box Private Call Answering Center Contract with CDS Net, Limited Liability Company (LLC) (APPROVE CONTRACT AMENDMENT #2 WITH CDS NET, LLC). Tim Gillham
  D-5 Consultant Selection Procedures
a. Update Procedures Manual regarding Request for Proposals and Add Qualified Consultant Selection Process (APPROVE)
b. Qualified Consultant List (APPROVE). Richard Murphy and Jeffery Brubaker
(Note: Staff Report will be provided in an Addendum next week)
  D-6 Ride-On Transportation Plan (ADOPT THE FINAL PLAN AND FORWARD TO CALTRANS). Eliane Wilson
  D-7 FY 2015/16 Bikeway and Pedestrian Improvement Requests Update (ACCEPT STATUS REPORT; AUTHORIZE FUTURE REQUESTS BE CONDUCTED BIENNIALLY [ODD YEARS]). Tim Gillham
  D-8 Report on California Association of Councils of Governments (CALCOG) - Annual Regional Leadership Forum, April 8,10th Monterey (INFORMATION – RECEIVE). Ronald De Carli
  D-9 Transition to “Paperless Agendas” and Distribution Requirements (APPROVE STAFF RECOMMENDATION AS OUTLINED BELOW:
  1. Continue efforts to reduce the number of printed agendas for distribution, where possible.
  2. a. Formalize the SLOCOG policy that – a) posting the agenda on-line, and b) providing a hard copy on site (1114 Marsh Street) at a minimum 72 hours prior to the meeting, qualifies as meeting the SLOCOG agenda deadline
    b. Continue current practice of distributing the agenda 5 days before advisory committee meetings and 12 days before Board meetings). Peter Rodgers
  D-10 Correspondence, Press Releases and News Articles (INFORMATION). Ronald DeCarli
  D-11 Compliance with Civil Rights Rules for Federal Transit Funds - Title VI Policy Statement and Plan – Augmented Materials Added to Plan (ADOPT RESOLUTION APPROVING THE REVISED TITLE VI POLICY STATEMENT AND PLAN). Peter Rodgers See attached staff report.
VIII. CLOSED SESSION:
  E-1 Closed Session: Conference with Real Property Negotiators (Government Code Section 54956.8)
   
Agency Negotiators: Ronald De Carli, Peter Rodgers
Property: 1144 & 1166 Higuera Street, San Luis Obispo
Negotiating Parties: Michael Blum (Owner), Stanford Clinton, Jr. (Owner)
Under negotiation: Purchase terms, price, and conditions
IX.  BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS AND COMMITTEE REPORTS
X. ADJOURNMENT
  Next SLOCOG meeting: August 5, 2015