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RTA BOARD AGENDA

Wednesday, March 2, 2016
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS' CHAMBER
COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER
1055 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo, California 93401
RTA starts at 8:30 am

The AGENDA is available/posted at: http://www.slorta.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)
Steve Martin (Paso Robles)
Shelly Higginbotham (Pismo Beach)
Jan Howell Marx (San Luis Obispo)
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
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.
A.
INFORMATION AGENDA


A-1
Executive Director’s Report (Receive)

B. ACTION AGENDA

B-1
Fiscal Years 2017 Budget Assumptions (Action)


B-2
Request FTA Concurrence on Categorical Exclusion for Bus Yard at County Corp Yard in Paso Robles (Action)

C. CONSENT AGENDA: (Roll Call Vote) the following items are considered routine and noncontroversial by staff and will be approved by one motion if no member of the RTA 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 RTA Board members, without the removal of the item from the Consent Agenda. Staff recommendations for each item are noted following the item.

C-1
Executive Committee Meeting Minutes of January 6, 2016 (Approve)


C-2
Draft RTAC Minutes of January 13, 2016 (Information)


C-3
Declare Buses Surplus and Authorize Transfer to Local Providers (Approve)


C-4
Draft RTA-SCT Agreement (Information)


C-5
Designate Executive Director as Authorized Agent for LCTOP Funds (Approve)


C-6
Resolution Committing RTA to Abide by LCTOP Certifications and Assurances (Approve)


C-7
Resolution Supporting Paso Robles Facilities Improvements Project for LTCOP Funding (Approve)


C-8
Resolution Authorizing Executive Director to Submit Application for Rural Transit Program Funds (Approve)


C-9
Resolution to Submit Application for State Prop 1B Safety and Security Funds (Approve)


C-10
Authorize Executive Director to Negotiate and Execute an Agreement for Environmental Services (Approve)


C-11
Fare-Free Access on Morro Bay Transit Fixed Route Buses for Runabout Riders (Approve)


C-12
FTA Annual Certifications and Assurances (Approve)

Adjourn RTA Board Open Session meeting, and reconvene as the SLOCOG Board in Open Session
SLOCOG Board Meeting
The SLOCOG meeting agenda is provided under separate cover. Following adjournment of the SLOCOG Board meeting, the RTA Board will reconvene in Closed Session

RTA Board Closed Session

  1. CLOSED SESSION ITEMS

   D-1 It is the intention of the Board to meet in closed session concerning the following items:

CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR (Govt. Code Section 54957.6) Agency representative: Jan Marx, President
Unrepresented employee: Geoff Straw, Executive Director

  1. RTA BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS


Next regularly-scheduled RTA Board meeting on May 4, 2016


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, MARCH 2, 2016
San Luis Obispo Board of Supervisors Chamber
COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER
1055 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo, California 93401

SLOCOG immediately follows the Regional Transit Authority (RTA) Board Meeting
(RTA 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.
TRANSPORTATION ITEMS

A-1
2016 State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) - Resubmittal (ROLL CALL VOTE – APPROVE THE STAFF RECOMMENDATION TO:
  1. Support STIP funding recommendations in Table 2 and 3 and transmit to the CTC.
  2. Modify Resolution 15-16 to clearly state SLOCOG’s STIP funding commitment to the City of Arroyo Grande for the Brisco Road Interchange project (Attachment 2).
  3. Authorize President Marx to sign and send the attached letter to State Senator William Monning and State Assemblyman Katcho Achadjian (Attachment 3). Richard Murphy

A-2
Draft Edna-Price Canyon Trail Feasibility Study (Continued from the February Board meeting/public hearing) (ROLL CALL VOTE - APPROVE THE RESOLUTION IN ATTACHMENT A, ADOPTING THE EDNA-PRICE CANYON TRAIL FEASIBILITY STUDY AND DIRECTING ADDITIONAL ACTIONS). Jeff Brubaker
IV.
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.

B-1
Minutes of Meetings:
  1. SLOCOG Minutes – February 3, 2016 (APPROVE);
  2. Executive Committee “Information Meeting” Notes – February 10, 2016 (INFORMATION).
  3. Social Services Transportation Advisory Council (SSTAC) Minutes, Technical Transportation Advisory Committee (TTAC) Minutes, and Citizens Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) Minutes – February 17, 2016 (INFORMATION).

B-2
Declaration of Surplus Real Property and Intent to Sell (ADOPT RESOLUTION TO DECLARE SURPLUS PROPERTY AND INTENT TO SELL). Peter Rodgers

B-3
Correspondence, Press Releases and News Articles (INFORMATION). Ronald De Carli
V.
BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS
VI.
ADJOURNMENT
 Next SLOCOG meeting: April 6, 2016, Wednesday