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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, OCTOBER 7, 2015


San Luis Obispo 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
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 ITEMS
A-1 2015 Federal Transportation Improvement Program (FTIP) Amendment No. 7 (Reapproval) (ROLL CALL – ADOPT THE RESOLUTION APPROVING FORMAL AMENDMENT NO. 7 [REAPPROVAL] TO THE 2015 FTIP). Jeffery Brubaker    Motion and Vote

V.TRANSPORTATION ITEMS

B-1 Status of State & Federal Transportation Legislation (VOICE VOTE – RECEIVE INFORMATION AND CONTINUE TO ADVOCATE FOR INCREASED FUNDING FOR TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENTS ADDRESSING CONGESTION RELIEF, TRANSIT, BIKES AND PEDESTRIANS). Tim Gillham    Motion and Vote
B-2 2016 Regional Transportation Improvement Program (RTIP) Status on Major Highway Projects & 10-Year Funding Needs Assessment (VOICE VOTE – DIRECT STAFF TO DEVELOP DRAFT 2016 RTIP FUNDING RECOMMENDATIONS IN DECEMBER CONSISTENT WITH THE POLICY DIRECTION OUTLINED IN ALTERNATIVE #3 [INVEST AVAILABLE REGIONAL FUNDING ON SELECT MAJOR HIGHWAY INTERCHANGE, AND MULTIMODAL PRIORITY PROJECT[S], AND AUTHORIZE STAFF TO CONTRACT WITH A CONSULTANT UP TO THE BUDGETED AMOUNT OF $80K FOR A PUBLIC OUTREACH PROGRAM TO ENSURE SLOCOG IS ADDRESSING REGIONAL RESIDENTS’ TRANSPORTATION NEEDS). Richard Murphy     Motion and Vote

"TEN MINUTE BREAK"
B-3 San Luis Obispo (SLO) Regional Rideshare Program:
a.  Bike Month & Rideshare Week Review
b.  Back-N-Forth Club Update
(INFORMATION - RECEIVE). Stephanie Hicks

B-4

 2015 Caltrans Transportation Planning Grants (VOICE VOTE – REVIEW, COMMENT, AND AUTHORIZE GRANTS SUBMITTAL). Eliane Wilson     Motion and Vote


B-5 Fiscal Year 2014/2015 SLOCOG Annual Report (VOICE VOTE – APPROVE DRAFT SLOCOG 2014/15 ANNUAL REPORT SUMMARY AND AUTHORIZE STAFF TO DEVELOP A SHORT VIDEO FOR PRESENTATION IN NOVEMBER). Ronald De Carli       Motion and Vote

VI.PRESENTATION ITEMS
C-1 Coordinated Human Services Public Transportation Plan – Roles and Responsibilities (VOICE VOTE – APPROVE THE ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES MEMORANDUM). Sara Sanders / Ross Peterson, C.R. Peterson Consulting, LLC (Consultant).
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 – August 5, 2015 (APPROVE)
  2. Executive Committee Draft Minutes – September 16, 2015 (INFORMATION)
  3. Executive Committee Minutes - March 12, 2014 (INFORMATION).
  4. Social Services Transportation Advisory Council (SSTAC); Citizens Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC), and Technical Transportation Advisory Committee (TTAC) Draft Minutes – September 23, 2015 (INFORMATION)


D-2
  1. Year-to-date Financial Report (RECEIVE AND FILE YEAR-TO-DATE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS [ATTACHMENTS A AND B]).
  2. Overall Work Program (OWP) and Budget Amendment No. 2 (APPROVE FY 2015/16 OWP AND BUDGET AMENDMENT NO. 2 [ATTACHMENT C]). Ronald De Carli

D-3 Letter Regarding ACA 4 (FRAZIER) (NO ACTION). Steve Devencenzi     Motion and  Vote

D-4Holiday Office Closure during Christmas and New Year Holidays (APPROVE CLOSURE OF SLOCOG OFFICE FROM DECEMBER 24TH THROUGH JANUARY 1st). Ronald De Carli
D-52016/2017 Unmet Transit Needs Schedule, Methodology, Definitions, and Criteria (APPROVE RESOLUTION [ATTACHMENT A] ADOPTING SCHEDULE, METHODOLOGY, DEFINITIONS, AND CRITERIA [EXHIBITS A & B]; APPROVE DRAFT FLYERS FOR DISTRIBUTION [Pages D-5-7 & D-5-8]). Tim Gillham
D-6Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between San Luis Obispo Council of Governments (SLOCOG) and Bike San Luis Obispo County (BSLOC) (APPROVE MOU FOR BIKE SAFETY OUTREACH & BIKE TO SCHOOL DAY FOR FISCAL YEAR 2015/16). Sara Sanders
D-7Clarification of State Highway Account (SHA) Funding Eligibility for the Avila Beach Drive Bridge Seismic Retrofit Project (APPROVE THE ELIGIBILITY OF SHA FUNDING FOR BOTH THE PRELIMINARY ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION PHASES OF THE AVILA BEACH DRIVE AT SAN LUIS OBISPO CREEK BRIDGE SEISMIC RETROFIT PROJECT). Jeff Brubaker
D-8Intercity Rail Update and Contract Extension (ACCEPT INFORMATION; ENDORSE $10K CONTRACT EXTENSION WITH ARRIAGA & ASSOCIATES [Item B-5 on page D- 8-2]). Peter Rodgers
D-9Correspondence, Press Releases and News Articles (REVIEW AND FILE INFORMATION). Ronald DeCarli

VIII.
CLOSED SESSION

E-1
Closed Session: The SLOCOG Board shall recess into closed session for a conference with Legal Counsel regarding:

Conference with Labor Negotiator (CA Government Code Section 54957.6 (a)
  • Negotiating Party: Debbie Arnold, President
  • Unrepresented Employee: Ronald De Carli, Executive Director

IX. BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS
X.ADJOURNMENT