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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, OCTOBER 12
, 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 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 accommodations at this meeting, under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), may request such accommodations to aid hearing, visual, or mobility impairment (including Limited English Proficiency [LEP]) 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
 Draft 2017 Federal Transportation Improvement Program (FTIP) (ROLL CALL – DIRECT STAFF TO INCORPORATE COMMENTS RECEIVED INTO THE DOCUMENT AND SUBMIT TO CALTRANS PROGRAMMING; ADOPT RESOLUTION APPROVING THE 2017 FTIP [ATTACHMENT C]). John DiNunzio
 Motion and Vote 

A-2
 Proposition (Prop) 1B “Transit Programming” (ROLL CALL – ADOPT RESOLUTION [ATTACHMENT A] APPROVING PROPOSITION 1B “TRANSIT” PROJECTS IN TABLE A; PREPARE MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING [MOU] WITH PARTNERS FOR TRANSIT CENTER). Tim Gillham
 Motion and Vote 

A-3
 Draft State Route 227 Operations Study (VOICE VOTE - REVIEW AND COMMENT; RELEASE THE DRAFT STUDY FOR A PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD TO END ON NOVEMBER 16, 2016; AND SCHEDULE FOR CONSIDERATION OF ADOPTION AT THE DECEMBER 7, 2016 BOARD MEETING). Jeffery Brubaker / Jim Damkowitch, Kimley-Horn and Associates (Consultant)
 Motion and Vote 

"TEN-MINUTE BREAK"
VI.
TRANSPORTATION ITEMS

B-1
 Status of Surface Transportation Projects (VOICE VOTE – RECEIVE STATUS REPORT AND SCHEDULE FOLLOW-UP ACTION AS STATED IN TABLE 1). John DiNunzio / Richard Murphy
 Motion and Vote 

B-2
 US 101/Southbound Pismo Congestion Relief Cooperative Agreement (ROLL CALL - APPROVE THE COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT WITH CALTRANS). Jeffery Brubaker
 Motion and Vote 

B-3
 2040 California Transportation Plan (CTP) (INFORMATION ITEM – RECEIVE PRESENTATION). Aileen Loe, Caltrans District 5

B-4
 Submitted Active Transportation Program (ATP) Cycle 3 Grants (VOICE VOTE – INCREASE MATCH FUNDING FOR ATASCADERO/TEMPLETON CONNECTOR BIKE AND PEDESTRIAN PROJECT SUBJECT TO THE PASSAGE OF MEASURE J). Richard Murphy
 Motion and Vote 
VI.
AREA WIDE / AGENCY ISSUES

C-1
 Final Resolution to Approve an Amendment to the Contract Between the Board of Administration, California Public Employees Retirement System [CalPERS] and the Board of Directors, San Luis Obispo Council of Governments [SLOCOG] (ROLL CALL – ADOPT THE FINAL RESOLUTION TO APPROVE AN AMENDMENT TO THE CALPERS RETIREMENT CONTRACT, AS DESCRIBED IN THE ATTACHED CALPERS AMENDMENT, AND CERTIFY COMPLIANCE). Lori Kramer
 Motion and Vote 

C-2
 Fiscal Year 2015/2016 SLOCOG Annual Report (VOICE VOTE – APPROVE DRAFT SLOCOG 2015/2016 ANNUAL REPORT SUMMARY AND AUTHORIZE STAFF TO DEVELOP A SHORT VIDEO FOR PRESENTATION IN JANUARY 2017). 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 – August 3, 2016 (APPROVE).
  2. Executive Committee Minutes – September 14, 2016 (INFORMATION).
  3. Social Services Transportation Advisory Council (SSTAC), Citizens Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) Minutes, and Technical Transportation Advisory Committee (TTAC) Minutes – September 28, 2016 (INFORMATION).

D-2
  1. Year-End Financial Report (RECEIVE AND FILE YEAR-END FINANCIAL STATEMENTS [ATTACHMENTS A AND B]).\
  2. Overall Work Program (OWP) and Budget Amendment No. 1 (APPROVE FY 2016/17 OWP AND BUDGET AMENDMENT NO. 1 [ATTACHMENT C]). Robert Cone

D-3
Holiday Office Closure during Christmas and New Year Holidays (APPROVE CLOSURE OF SLOCOG OFFICE BETWEEN DECEMBER 23RD [CHRISTMAS EVE OBSERVED] AND JANUARY 2ND [NEW YEAR’S DAY HOLIDAY OBSERVED] – DECEMBER 23RD THROUGH JANUARY 2ND). Ronald De Carli

D-4
Airport Ground Access Study (APPROVE THE AIRPORT GROUND ACCESS PLAN). Ben Rady

D-5
2017/2018 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). Tim Gillham

D-6
Vanpool Provider Contracts Update (APPROVE THIRD AMENDMENT TO SLO REGIONAL RIDESHARE VANPOOL SUBSIDY PROGRAM CONTRACTS). Peter Williamson

D-7
SLO Regional Rideshare Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Request for Proposals (RFP) (APPROVE DISTRIBUTION OF RFP). Sarah Trauger

D-8
Intercity Rail Update, Contract Extension and Coast Corridor Grant (ACCEPT INFORMATION; AUTHORIZE CONTRACT EXTENSION TO JEA FOR $10,000; AND APPROVE GRANT REQUEST TO “CLOSE THE GAP” ON THE COAST CORRIDOR). Peter Rodgers

D-9
Status of Required Memoranda of Understanding (MOU) for Transit Programming (INFORMATION). Peter Rodgers

D-10
North Coast Scenic Byway Interpretive Signs Project – Construction Phase (APPROVE THE RESOLUTION IN ATTACHMENT A AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE AND INSTALLATION OF THE SIGNS AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF OTHER AGREEMENTS NECESSARY FOR INSTALLATION; APPROVE THE CONTRACT AMENDMENT WITH RICK ENGINEERING IN ATTACHMENT B IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $7,495). Jeffery Brubaker

D-11
Correspondence, Press Releases and News Articles (INFORMATION – REVIEW AND FILE). Ronald De Carli
VIII.
 CLOSED SESSION:

E-1
Closed Session: Conference with Real Property Negotiators (Government Code Section 54956.8) concerning price and/or terms of payment.
Agency Negotiators:
Ronald De Carli, Peter Rodgers, Shauna Dragomir
Property:
1041 Mill Street, San Luis Obispo


E-2
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: Jan Marx, President
  • Unrepresented Employee: Ronald De Carli, Executive Director
IX.
 BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS
X.
ADJOURNMENT
Next SLOCOG Board meeting: December 7, 2016