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RTA BOARD AGENDA

Wednesday, May 4, 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 MarxVice 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)


A-2 
 Draft Short Range Transit Plan Presentation & Public Outreach Plan (Receive) 

B.ACTION AGENDA

B-1
 Fiscal Years 2016-17 Operating and Capital Budget (Action)     Motion and Vote

B-2
 Policy on Environmental Evaluations (Action)      Motion and Vote
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.     Motion and Vote

C-1
Executive Committee Meeting Minutes of December 17, 2015 (Approve)


C-2
RTA Board Meeting Minutes of March 2, 2016 (Approve)


C-3
Draft RTAC Minutes of April 21, 2016 (Information)


C-4
Contract with AGP Video Production of Board Meetings (Approve) 


C-5
Youth Ride Free Summer Promotion (Approve) 


C-6
Amended Contract with Executive Director (Approve)


C-7
 Pacific Surfliner Transit Transfer Agreement (Approve)


C-8
Resolution Authorizing Executive Director to Apply for FTA funds (Approve) 


C-9
Title VI Plan Updates (Approve) 


C-10
Prop  1B  Safety  and  Security:  Transit  System  Safety,  Security  and  Disaster Response   Account   Program,   and   Authorized   Agent   Signature   Authority (Approve) 


C-11
Vehicle Procurements: Runabout Vehicles and Fixed Route Vehicles (Approve) 


C-12
Strategic Business Plan Performance Measures as of March 31, 2016 (Receive) 


C-13 
Workers Compensation Provider Options (Approve) 


C-14
RTAC Bylaw Revisions (Approve)

D.
CLOSED SESSION: None 

E.
 BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS


Next regularly-scheduled RTA Board meeting on July 13, 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, MAY 4, 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
 Self-Help County Efforts Update: Comments and Draft Measure Materials (VOICE VOTE – PROVIDE DIRECTION ON UNRESOLVED ISSUES; SUPPORT DRAFT MEASURE MATERIALS [INVESTMENT PLAN, SUBPROGRAM ALLOCATIONS & ATTACHMENTS {A & B}]; DIRECT STAFF TO FINALIZE MEASURE MATERIALS FOR BOARD ACTION ON JUNE 1, 2016). James Worthley    Motion and Vote

A-2
 2014 Regional Transportation Plan / Sustainable Communities Strategy (RTP/SCS) Amendment No. 1: Regional Definition of Disadvantaged Communities (VOICE VOTE – REVIEW AND COMMENT; SCHEDULE FOR ADOPTION IN JUNE 2016). Geoffrey Chiapella     Motion and Vote
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.      Motion and Vote

B-1
Minutes of Meetings:
  1. SLOCOG Minutes – April 6, 2016 (APPROVE);
  2. Executive Committee Minutes – April 20, 2016 (INFORMATION).
  3. Social Services Transportation Advisory Council (SSTAC) Minutes, Technical Transportation Advisory Committee (TTAC) Minutes, and Citizens Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) Minutes – April 20, 2016 (INFORMATION)

B-2
Authorization to Execute Funding Agreements with Caltrans (APPROVE THE RESOLUTION IN ATTACHMENT A AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR [OR DESIGNEE] TO EXECUTE MASTER AGREEMENTS, PROGRAM SUPPLEMENT AGREEMENTS, AND COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS WITH CALTRANS; AND SIGN PLANS, SPECIFICATIONS, AND ESTIMATE [PS&E] AND RIGHT OF WAY [ROW] CERTIFICATIONS). Jeffery Brubaker

B-3
SR 227 Operational Analysis Update: Contract Extension (AUTHORIZE THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO EXTEND THE CONTRACT WITH KITTELSON & ASSOCIATES TO SEPTEMBER 30, 2016). Jeffery Brubaker

B-4
Correspondence, Press Releases and News Articles (INFORMATION). Ronald De Carli
V.
 BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS
VI.
ADJOURNMENT
 Next SLOCOG meeting: June 1, 2016, Wednesday