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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 3, 2016
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
President: Jan Howell Marx
Vice President: Lynn Compton
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 AND PRESENTATION ITEMS

A-1
 FY 2016/17 Unmet Transit Needs (ACTION ITEM – VOICE VOTE – DIRECT STAFF TO ANALYZE TRANSIT REQUESTS USING ADOPTED DEFINITIONS OF “UNMET TRANSIT NEED” AND “REASONABLE TO MEET” CRITERIA; FORWARD TRANSIT OPERATIONAL REQUESTS TO MEMBER JURISDICTIONS FOR CONSIDERATION, SCHEDULE FOR ACTION ON APRIL 6, 2016). Tim Gillham      Motion and Vote

A-2
 Low Carbon Transit Operations Program (LCTOP) Programming (ACTION ITEM – VOICE VOTE – APPROVE STAFF RECOMMENDATION:
  1. Approve $291,301 in LCTOP funding for the RTA Paso Robles maintenance facility to accommodate expanded express service in the North County and coordinate with the County, RTA and the City of Paso Robles to secure the balance of funding and address the proposed River Trail multi-use path.
  2. Reimburse LCTOP direct allocations to operators (excluding RTA and Paso Robles) with State Transit Assistance (STA) funds in April for a combined total of $9,872.
  3. Authorize SLOCOG Administrative Director, Peter Rodgers, to sign formal documents prepared by the project lead agency (i.e. RTA) for submittal to the State.
 Motion and Vote

A-3
 Draft Edna-Price Canyon Trail Feasibility Study (ACTION ITEM – ROLL CALL – APPROVE THE RESOLUTION IN ATTACHMENT A ADOPTING THE EDNA-PRICE CANYON TRAIL FEASIBILITY STUDY AND DIRECTING ADDITIONAL ACTIONS). Jeffery Brubaker
 Motion and Vote 

A-4
 2015 Federal Transportation Improvement Program (FTIP) Amendment No. 9 (ACTION ITEM - ROLL CALL – ADOPT THE RESOLUTION APPROVING FORMAL AMENDMENT NO. 9 TO THE 2015 FTIP). Richard Murphy
 Motion and Vote 

"Fifteen-Minute Break"
V.
TRANSPORTATION AND PRESENTATION ITEMS

B-1
 San Luis Obispo Coastal Regional Sediment Management Plan (CRSMP) – Committee Representation(ACTION ITEM - VOICE VOTE – REQUEST TWO VOLUNTEERS FROM THE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, REPRESENTING COASTAL AREAS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE POLICY ADVISORY COMMITTEE). Geoffrey Chiapella

B-2
 Draft 2016 Central Coast Coalition (CCC) Legislative Priorities (ACTION ITEM - VOICE VOTE – SUPPORT DRAFT 2016 CCC LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES AND ADVOCATE TO INCLUDE PROVISIONS TO IMPROVE TRANSPORTATION PROJECT DELIVERY AND ADDRESS ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES). Tim Gillham

B-3
 2016 State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) Update (ACTION ITEM – VOICE VOTE - SCHEDULE RECONSIDERATION OF STIP RECOMMENDATIONS ON MARCH 2nd). Richard Murphy
 Motion and Vote 
VI.
AREA WIDE / AGENCY ISSUES

C-1
 FY 2016/2017 Draft Overall Work Program (OWP) Budget Assumptions (ACTION ITEM - 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
 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:
  1. SLOCOG Minutes – December 16, 2015; and January 6, 2016 (APPROVE);
  2. Executive Committee Minutes – December 17, 2015; and January 13, 2016 (INFORMATION).
  3. Social Services Transportation Advisory Council (SSTAC) Minutes, Technical Transportation Advisory Committee (TTAC) Minutes, and Citizens Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) Minutes – January 20, 2016 (INFORMATION).

D-2
Year-to-date Financial Report (RECEIVE AND FILE YEAR-TO-DATE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS [ATTACHMENTS A AND B]). Robert Cone

D-3
Transportation Fiscal and Compliance Audits (APPROVE FOUR-YEAR CONTRACT WITH MOSS, LEVY & HARTZHEIM, LLP – CPAs FOR SLOCOG, RTA, AND RIDE-ON TRANSPORTATION AUDITS FOR $32,800 ANNUALLY, WITH A COLA OF NO MORE THAN 3.5% PER YEAR; the contract for the audit/s of SCT will be handled independently). Lori Kramer

D-4
SLOCOG Employee Recognition Policy (APPROVE POLICY TO RECOGNIZE EMPLOYEES FOR YEARS OF SERVICE [FIVE-YEAR INCREMENTS] AND INCLUDE IN POLICY AND PROCEDURES MANUAL UPDATE [ANTICIPATED JUNE 2016]). Ronald De Carli

D-5
Citizens Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) – SLOCOG At-Large Re-appointment of Representatives (REAPPOINT SLOCOG AT-LARGE REPRESENTATIVES – FRED MUNROE, CHARLES FELIX & WILLIAM “DAN” WOODSON). Peter Rodgers

D-6
Correspondence, Press Releases and News Articles (INFORMATION). Ronald De Carli

D-7
Contract Amendment for the North Coast Scenic Byway Gateway Monument Project (AUTHORIZE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO EXECUTE AMENDMENTS TO THE CONTRACT WITH RRM DESIGN GROUP FOR A NOT-TO-EXCEED AMOUNT OF $44,015 ). Jeffery Brubaker.
VIII.
 BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS AND COMMITTEE REPORTS
IX.
ADJOURNMENT
 Next SLOCOG meeting: March 2, 2016