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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
***SPECIAL MEETING***
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2015
San Luis Obispo Board of Supervisors Chamber
COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER
1055 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo, California 93401
***PLEASE NOTE THE TIME***
SLOCOG starts at 8:00 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.
  SLOCOG BOARD RESOLUTION
a.
Submittal of a Resolution Recognizing Steve Devencenzi upon his Retirement after 25 Years of Service to the San Luis Obispo Council of Governments (SLOCOG)  (VOICE VOTE - ADOPT RESOLUTION). Ronald De Carli
 
 Motion and Vote 
IV.
 

DIRECTOR REPORTS
  1.  SLOCOG Executive Director
  2.  Caltrans District 5 Director
V.
PUBLIC HEARING AND PRESENTATION ITEMS 
 A-1
 Coordinated Human Services Public Transportation Draft Plan (VOICE VOTE – REVIEW AND COMMENT ON DRAFT PLAN, AND SCHEDULE FOR ADOPTION IN FEBRUARY). Stephanie Hicks / Sara Sanders / Ross Peterson, C.R. Peterson Consulting, LLC (Consultant).  
 Motion and Vote

A-2
 State Route 227 Operational Analysis Update (VOICE VOTE – RECEIVE UPDATE AND OFFER COMMENTS AS NECESSARY; AUTHORIZE THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT AMENDMENT WITH KITTELSON & ASSOCIATES TO INCREASE THE CONTRACT AMOUNT BY $5,000, FROM $79,362 TO $84,362, AND EXTEND THE CONTRACT UNTIL MAY 31, 2016). Jeffery Brubaker
 Motion and Vote 

"15-MINUTE BREAK"

A-3
 2016 Draft Regional Transportation Improvement Program (RTIP) (ROLL CALL – APPROVE STAFF RECOMMENDATION TO:
  1. Adopt Resolution 15-__ (pg A-3-19) approving funding recommendations summarized in Tables 1, and in Attachment A, in collaboration with Caltrans District 5 and member agencies.
  2. Transmit STIP funding recommendations (Attachment A-STIP pg A-3-6) to the California Transportation Commission.
  3. Direct staff to finalize financial plans with member agencies consistent with funding recommendations (Tables 1 & Attachment A) and integrate into SLOCOG’s Federal Transportation Improvement Program (FTIP) in 2016.
  4. Reserve additional RSTP funds resulting from anticipated increases (pending “FAST Act” legislation) and direct funds to SLOCOG’s Multi Modal/Active Transportation Program). Richard Murphy
 Motion and  Vote

A-4
 Coast Rail Corridor Environmental Impact Statement and Environmental Impact Report (EIS & EIR) (ROLL CALL – ADOPT RESOLUTION CERTIFYING THE FINAL PROGRAM EIR AND APPROVING THE PROGRAMMATIC PREFERRED ALTERNATIVE FOR TIER 2 ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW). Peter Rodgers / John Cook, Circlepoint (Consultant)
 Motion and Vote 
VI.
AREA WIDE / AGENCY ISSUES

B-1
 FY 2016/17 Preliminary Overall Work Program (OWP) (VOICE VOTE - CONCEPTUALLY SUPPORT AND DIRECT PREPARATION OF DRAFT OWP AND BUDGET FOR BOARD REVIEW IN FEBRUARY 2016 AND ADOPTION IN APRIL 2016). Ronald De Carli 
 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

C-1
Minutes of Meetings:
  1. SLOCOG Minutes – November 4, 2015 (APPROVE)
  2. Executive Committee Draft Minutes – November 5, 2015 (INFORMATION)
  3. Social Services Transportation Advisory Council (SSTAC); Technical Transportation Advisory Committee (TTAC), and Citizens Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) Draft Minutes – December 2, 2015 (INFORMATION)


C-2
  1. Year-to-date Financial Report (RECEIVE AND FILE YEAR-TO-DATE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS [ATTACHMENTS A AND B].
  2. FY 2015/16 Overall Work Program (OWP) Amendment No. 3 (APPROVE OWP AND BUDGET AMENDMENT NO. 3 [ATTACHMENT C]). Ronald De Carli

C-3
 FY 2015/16 SLOCOG Executive Director Employment Contract Amendment
(APPROVE AMENDMENT TO THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT, PROVIDING A 3% SALARY INCREASE EFFECTIVE THE FIRST PAY PERIOD FOLLOWING JANUARY 1, 2016, and a $15K POSTRETIREMENT MEDICAL BENEFIT [FROM ACCRUED SICK LEAVE). Ronald De Carli
 Motion and Vote 

C-4
2015 SLOCOG Fiscal Audit and Single Audit for Transportation Development Act (TDA) Compliance(ACCEPT REPORT). Lori Kramer

C-5
2015 Transit Needs Assessment Update (REVIEW, ACCEPT SUGGESTIONS AND FORWARD TO CALTRANS). Eliane Wilson

C-6
Transit Programming Update: Proposition 1B, Low Carbon Transit Operations Program, Rural Transit Funds (RTF) and Federal 5307 (SCHEDULE PROGRAMMING IN APRIL 2016). Tim Gillham

C-7
Central Area Coordinated Transit Center Update (INFORMATION – RECEIVE). Peter Rodgers

C-8
Year-End State Legislative Report (INFORMATION ON STATUS OF BILLS; REVIEW ENACTED BILLS AND MODIFY PROCESSES AND REQUIREMENTS ACCORDINGLY). Tim Gillham

C-9
Correspondence, Press Releases and News Articles (REVIEW AND FILE INFORMATION). Ronald De Carli
VIII.
BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS AND COMMITTEE REPORTS
IX.
ADJOURNMENT
 Next SLOCOG meeting: January 6, 2016