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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, AUGUST 5, 2014

***NOTE THE LOCATION***

San Luis Obispo Board of Supervisors Chamber
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
The ADDENDUM is available here.
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. SLOCOG BOARD RESOLUTIONS
  1.  Submittal of a Resolution Recognizing Michael Harmon upon his Retirement after 28 Years of Service to the San Luis Obispo Council of Governments (SLOCOG) ( VOICE VOTE – ADOPT RESOLUTION). Ronald De Carli
  2.  July 26, 2015 is the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA); Proclamation to Reaffirm SLOCOG’s Commitment to Transportation Elements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) ( VOICE VOTE – ADOPT RESOLUTION TO REAFFIRM COMMITMENT TO TRANSPORTATION ELEMENTS OF THE ADA). Ronald De Carli
V. PUBLIC HEARING AND PRESENTATION ITEMS
  A-1  2015 Federal Transportation Improvement Program (FTIP) Amendment No. 7 ( ROLL CALL – ADOPT RESOLUTION APPROVING FORMAL AMENDMENT NO. 7 TO THE 2015 FTIP). Jeffery Brubaker
VI. AREA WIDE / AGENCY ISSUES

B-1  SLO Regional Rideshare’s Safe Routes to School Parent Survey Results (INFORMATION - RECEIVE INFORMATION). Sara Sanders
  B-2  2016 Regional Transportation Improvement Program (RTIP)│Revenue Update, Status of Programmed Projects, and Programming Policies ( VOICE VOTE - APPROVE STAFF RECOMMENDATION TO:
  1. Conceptually approve “off-the-top” funding (pp B-2-6 thru B-2-8) and defer decision on a two versus three year program cycle to October
  2. Direct staff to provide an update in October on “pipeline” projects identified in Table 2 and develop an 8-year financial assessment of funding needs for priority projects through 2023
  3. Schedule action for final programming in December). Richard Murphy
  "TEN-MINUTE BREAK"
  B-3  Status of State & Federal Transportation Legislation ( VOICE VOTE – CONTINUE TO ADVOCATE FOR COMPREHENSIVE FUNDING). Michael Harmon
  B-4  Supplemental Funding, Polling Results ( VOICE VOTE – ACCEPT REPORT; APPROVE NEXT STEPS:
  1. Provide information and tools to sharpen the message/focus on transportation funding shortfalls
  2. Partner with non-governmental and civic organizations to educate the region on transportation funding issues).
James Worthley / Monte Ward, M. Ward & Associates (Consultant).
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.
  C-1 Minutes of Meetings:
  1. SLOCOG MINUTES - June 3, 2015 (APPROVE)
  2. Executive Committee Minutes - July 15, 2015 (INFORMATION).
  3. Social Services Transportation Advisory Council (SSTAC) Minutes, Technical Transportation Advisory Committee (TTAC) Minutes, and Citizens Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) Minutes - July 22, 2015 (INFORMATION).
  C-2 Fiscal Year 2014/2015 Year-End Financial Report Prior to the Fiscal Audit (RECEIVE AND FILE YEAR-END FINANCIAL STATEMENTS [ATTACHMENTS A AND B]). Sue Hall
  C-3 Draft SLOCOG and RTA 2016 Meeting Calendar (ADOPT THE 2016 MEETING CALENDAR). Ronald De Carli
  C-4 Contract Amendment with Nevin Sams for Capital Project Engineering Services (APPROVE CONTRACT AMENDMENT #6 FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES WITH NEVIN SAMS FOR ENGINEERING SUPPORT FOR $15,000 [$10K SAFE and $5K SHA]). Tim Gillham
  C-5 Regional Traffic Count Contract (RECEIVE INFORMATION). James Worthley
  C-6 State Route 227 Operations Analysis Contract (RATIFY CONTRACT WITH KITTELSON & ASSOCIATES, INC. FOR CONSULTING SERVICES, FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $79,362). Jeffery Brubaker
  C-7 Approve Amendment No. 3 to Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the Central Coast Coalition dated March 2011 (APPROVE AMENDMENT NO. 3 [ATTACHMENT A] TO MOU FOR THE CENTRAL COAST COALITION DATED MARCH 2011). Richard Murphy
  C-8 Update on Regional Vanpool Program & Expansion of Vendors (SUPPORT CONTINUOUSLY OPEN REQUEST FOR QUOTE [RFQ] FROM VANPOOL IN ORDER TO ENCOURAGE OPPORTUNITIES FOR ADDITIONAL QUALIFIED VENDORS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE SUBSIDY PROGRAM). Stephanie Hicks
  C-9 Correspondence, Press Releases and News Articles (INFORMATION). Ronald DeCarli
VIII.  CLOSED SESSION:
  D-1 Closed Session: Personnel: Executive Director’s Annual Performance Evaluation (Government Code Section 54954.5).
IX.  BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS AND COMMITTEE REPORTS
X. ADJOURNMENT
  Next SLOCOG meeting: October 7, 2015