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RTA BOARD AGENDA

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 8:30 AM
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ CHAMBERS
COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER
1055 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo, California 93401

The AGENDA is available/posted at: http://www.slorta.org

 

President: Fred StrongVice President: John Peschong
Board Members:
John Peschong (First District – SLO County)Heather Moreno (Atascadero)
Bruce Gibson (Second District – SLO County)Jeff Lee (Grover Beach)
Adam Hill (Third District – SLO County)Robert Davis (Morro Bay)
Lynn Compton (Fourth District – SLO County)Fred Strong (Paso Robles)
Debbie Arnold (Fifth District – SLO County)Ed Waage (Pismo Beach)
Jimmy Paulding (Arroyo Grande)Andy Pease (San Luis Obispo)
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 the RTA offices at 781-4833. Please note that 48 hours advance notice will be necessary to honor a request.

 

FLAG SALUTE

 CALL MEETING TO ORDER, ROLL CALL

PUBLIC COMMENT:
 The Board reserves this portion of the agenda for members of the public to address the San Luis Obispo Regional Transit Authority 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 action on items that are not on the agenda.

A.CLOSED SESSION: CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL: It is the intention of the Board to meet in closed session concerning the following items:
 Initiation of litigation pursuant to subdivision (c) of Section 54956.9. One case.
B.INFORMATION AGENDA
 B-1Executive Director’s Report (Receive and File)
 B-2Report on Transfer of Retirement Plan (Administrative, Management and Confidential Employees) from CalPERS to County Pension Trust (Receive and File)
C.ACTION AGENDA
 C-1Fiscal Year 2019-20 Capital Budget Amendment (Approve)
 C-2Equal Employment Opportunity Plan Update (Approve)
 C-3Agreement for Construction Services – RTA Downtown Transit Center (Approve)
D.CONSENT AGENDA: (Roll Call Vote) the following items are considered routine and non-controversial 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.
 D-1Executive Committee Meeting Minutes of August 14, 2019 (Information)
 D-2RTA Board Meeting Minutes of September 4, 2019 (Approve)
 D-3Agreement for Facility Lease at 800 Rodeo Drive in Arroyo Grande (Approve)
 D-4Revision to Shop Supervisor Job Description (Approve)
 D-5Revisions to the RTA Title VI Policy (Approve)
 D-6Authorization to Submit FTA Section 5339 Grant Proposal (Approve)
E.
BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS

 Adjourn to SLOCOG Board of Directors meeting
  
 

Next special RTA Board meeting on December 11, 2019

Next regularly-scheduled RTA Board meeting on January 8, 2020

 

 

 SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS

***SPECIAL MEETING***

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2019

SLOCOG starts at 9:45 a.m.
(immediately following Regional Transit Authority [RTA]; RTA starts at 8:30 a.m.

San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors Chambers
COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER
1055 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo, California 93401

 
 The AGENDA is available/posted at: www.slocog.org
 
President: Fred StrongVice President: John Peschong
Board Members:
  
John Peschong (First District – SLO County)Heather Moreno (Atascadero)
Bruce Gibson (Second District – SLO County)Jeff Lee (Grover Beach)
Adam Hill (Third District – SLO County)Robert Davis (Morro Bay)
Lynn Compton (Fourth District – SLO County)Fred Strong (Paso Robles)
Debbie Arnold (Fifth District – SLO County)Ed Waage (Pismo Beach)
Jimmy Paulding (Arroyo Grande)Andy Pease (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 the SLOCOG offices at (805) 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 SLOCOG Board for a period not to exceed three (3) minutes on any item of interest not on the agenda within the jurisdiction of the Board. In compliance with the Brown Act, the Board 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 ITEM
  A-1
 Draft 2020 Regional Transportation Improvement Program (RTIP) (ROLL CALL – APPROVE STAFF RECOMMENDATION). Richard Murphy
 Motion and Vote 
   1)Approve Resolution 19 -_ (Attachment A)
   2)Endorse letter on the 2020 Inter-regional Transportation Improvement Program (Attachment B) sent by President on October 24th.
  A-2
 2019 Federal Transportation Improvement Program (FTIP) Amendment No.7 (ROLL CALL – ADOPT THE RESOLUTION APPROVING AMENDMENT NO. 7 TO THE 2019 FTIP). John DiNunzio
 Motion and Vote 
V. TRANSPORTATION ITEMS
  B-1
 Solutions for Congested Corridors Grant Application (VOICE VOTE – APPROVE STAFF RECOMMENDATION). Stephen Hanamaikai
 Motion and Vote 
   A.Authorize staff to submit a grant application for Cycle 2 of the Solutions for Congested Corridors Program; and,
   B.Approve the Executive Director to execute contracts with consultant(s) selected from the Qualified Consultant List for grant writing support and/or preliminary engineering support (contract not to exceed $30k)
  B-2 Year-End Legislative Report (VOICE VOTE - INFORMATION ON STATUS OF BILLS; REVIEW ENACTED BILLS AND MODIFY PROCESSES AND REQUIREMENTS ACCORDINGLY). Tim Gillham / Gus Khouri (Khouri Consulting)
VI. AREA WIDE ITEM
  C-1
 Fiscal Year 2018/2019 SLOCOG Annual Report (VOICE VOTE – APPROVE DRAFT SLOCOG 2018/19 Annual Report Summary and authorize staff to develop a public friendly version). Anna Devers
 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-1Minutes of Meetings:
   a.SLOCOG Minutes – October 2, 2019 (APPROVE)
   b.Executive Committee Minutes – October 9, 2019 (INFORMATION)
  D-2Contract for Rail Studies (Authorize Executive Director, Legal Counsel, and President to Execute Contract for Rail Studies). Anna Dever
  D-32019 San Luis Obispo Council of Governments (SLOCOG) Fiscal Audit and Single Audit for Transportation Development Act (TDA) Compliance (ACCEPT REPORT). Lori Krame
  D-4SLOCOG Freeway Service Patrol (FSP) Tow Operation Services Contract Agreement (AUTHORIZE SLOCOG EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, PRESIDENT, & LEGAL COUNSELTO EXECUTE FSP TOW OPERATION SERVICES CONTRACT AGREEMENT WITH SELECTED CONTRACTOR TENTATIVELY SCHEDULED FOR DECEMBER). Tim Gillham
  D-5Call Box Reduction Plan Sole Source Contract (APPROVE SOLE SOURCE CONTRACT WITH JETT CONSULTING SERVICES FOR THE AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $10,000; AND AUTHORIZE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, PRESIDENT, & LEGAL COUNSEL TO SIGN). Tim Gillham
  D-6Authorize Caltrans Local Roadway Safety Plan (LRSP) Grant Application and Caltrans Sustainable Communities Grant Application (APPROVE STAFF RECOMMENDATION). Stephen Hanamaikai
   A.Authorize submittal of LRSP grant application and support match commitment not to exceed $178k, contingent upon advisory committee concurrence on RORS corridors selection and general scope of work; and
   B.Authorize submittal of Caltrans Sustainable Communities Planning Grant co-application and support local cash match commitment of $15k and in-kind match of $20k.
  D-7Transit Programming Update: Low Carbon Transit Operations Program (LCTOP), State of Good Repair (SGR), and Rural Transit Funds (RTF) (APPROVE SCHEDULE FOR PROGRAMMING IN FEBRUARY AND APRIL 2020). Tim Gillham
  D-8FY 2019/20 SLOCOG Executive Director Employment Contract Amendment (APPROVE AMENDED CONTRACT, PROVIDING A 5% MERIT INCREASE EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2019, AND ADOPT THE RESOLUTION MODIFYING THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR RANGE ON SLOCOG’S 2019/20 EMPLOYEE SALARY SCHEDULE). Lori Kramer
  D-9Signatory Authority for Contract for Interchange Control Evaluation Step-2 and Proportional Cost Share Report for US 101/SR 46W (AUTHORIZE SLOCOG EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, PRESIDENT, & LEGAL COUNSEL TO EXECUTE CONTRACT AGREEMENT WITH SELECTED CONTRACTOR TENTATIVELY SCHEDULED FOR DECEMBER). John DiNunzio
  D-10Correspondence, Press Releases and News Articles (INFORMATION – REVIEW AND FILE). Peter Rodgers
     
VIII.  BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS & BOARD REPORTS
   
IX. ADJOURNMENT

Next SLOCOG meeting: “Special Meeting” - January 8, 2020, Wednesday