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SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1, 2020

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

***TELECONFERENCE***

SLOCOG starts at 
8:30 a.m.

The AGENDA is available/posted at: www.slocog.org



Important Notice Regarding COVID-19

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and in accordance with the Governor’s Executive Order N-29-20 relating to the convening of public meetings, the SLOCOG Board will still hold the April 1, 2020 meeting and will be via teleconference. However, at this time, the meeting will be closed to members of the public and non-essential SLOCOG staff. Below are instructions on how to view the meeting remotely and how to leave public comments.

Members of the public are encouraged to participate & provide comments in the following ways:

1. Remote Viewing Members of the public can watch the meeting by viewing a live stream online at https://cal-span.org/unipage/?site=slo-span&owner=SLOCOG-SLORTA&date=2020-04-01

Or watch on Cable TV Public Access Channel 21

2. Public Comments – The SLOCOG Board will still be accepting general public comments for items not on the April agenda, as well as public comments on specific items in the agenda. Public members can submit comments by:

  • Phone – Verbal Public Comments – Call: (805) 781-4462 – State and spell your name, state the agenda item number you are calling about and leave your comment/s. Verbal comments must be received no later than 8:30 a.m.on April 1, 2020 (the day of the meeting) and will be limited to three (3)minutes. Every effort will be made to include your comments into the record but due to time limitations, some comments may not be included.

  • Email – Written Public Comments – Email topio@slocog.org - Public comments (on any agenda item or on any item of interest not on the agenda within the jurisdiction of the SLOCOG Board) can be submitted via email no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, March 30, 2020.

  • Mail – Written Public Comments – Public comments (on any agenda item or on any item of interest not on the agenda within the jurisdiction of the SLOCOG Board) can be submitted by mail. Public Comments by mail must be received by SLOCOG no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, March 30, 2020.

  • Mail to:

    Clerk of the Board
    SLOCOG
    1114 Marsh Street
    San Luis Obispo CA 93401
      
    ***Note: Every effort will be made to include your comments into the record, but due to time limitations, some comments may not be included
      
    President: Fred StrongVice President: John Peschong
    Board Members:

    John Peschong (First District – SLO County)Heather Moreno (Atascadero)
    Bruce Gibson (Second District – SLO County)Karen Bright (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 SLOCOG offices at (805) 781-4219. Please note that 48 hours advance notice will be necessary to honor your request.


    I. FLAG SALUTE, 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
     
  • Executive Director’s Report – See attached report
  • PowerPoint Presentations are available online at:
  •   Powerpoint Presentations -- April 1, 2020
    IV.PRESENTATION
     1. Caltrans Comprehensive Multimodal Corridor Planning Update (INFORMATION-RECEIVE) Kelly McClendon, Caltrans
     2.
    San Luis Obispo Countywide Regional Compact (ROLL CALL – ADOPT RESOLUTION AND AUTHORIZE THE PRESIDENT OR DESIGNEE TO SIGN THE COMPACT) . Anna Devers
    Motion and Vote
    V.PUBLIC HEARING ITEMS
     A-1 Transit Fund Programming: FY 2020/2021 Rural Transit Fund (RTF) and State of Good Repair (SGR) (VOICE VOTE – APPROVE)Tim Gillham
    a) Approve FY 2020/21 Rural Transit Funds (RTF) projects in Table A.
    b) Approve FY 2020/21State of Good Repair (SGR) projects in Table B
    c) Authorize SLOCOG Executive Director to make minor adjustments to SGR amounts once the August SCO revised allocation is released.
    Motion and Vote
     A-2
    2019 Federal Transportation Improvement Program (FTIP) Amendment No. 9 and 2021 FTIP Schedule (ROLL CALL – ADOPT THE RESOLUTION APPROVING AMENDMENT NO. 9 TO THE 2019 FTIP, SUBJECT TO APPROVAL OF ITEM B-1 FUND PROGRAM UPDATE, AND RECEIVE THE 2021 FTIP SCHEDULE). John DiNunzio
    Motion and Vote
    VI.TRANSPORTATION ITEMS
     B-1 2020 Fund Program Update ((VOICE VOTE – APPROVE STAFF RECOMMENDATION). Richard Murphy, John DiNunzio, Stephen Hanamaika     Motion and Vote
    Added material: Memo to Congressman Salud Carbajal on candidate federal earmark projects (Feb 4, 2020).
      1)Ratify Project Finance Plan Technical Changes (Appendix A)
      2)Receive policy direction (pg B-1-8) and schedule programming action for June
        
     "TEN-MINUTE BREAK"
      
     B-2 FY 2020/21 Transportation Development Act (TDA) Fund Apportionment (VOICE VOTE --   Motion and Vote
      a.APPROVE ESTIMATED LOCAL TRANSPORTATION FUND [LTF] [TABLE A] APPORTIONMENTS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2020/2021 (updated: acknowledges need to revise upon receipt of new forecast from SLO County Auditor - Controller)
      b.APPROVE STATE TRANSIT ASSISTANCE [STA] [TABLE C] ALLOCATIONS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2020/2021 [SUBJECT TO STATE BUDGET]). Lori Krame
    VII.AREA WIDE ITEMS
     C-1 Regional Rideshare Biannual Progress Update (INFORMATION – RECEIVE). Mallory Jenkins
     C-2 FY 2020/2021 Proposed Overall Work Program and Budget (ROLL CALL – APPROVE STAFF RECOMMENDATION). Thomas Arndt / Peter Rodger      Motion and Vote
      a.Adopt Resolution Approving the 2020/2021 OWP and Budget and Certify Conformity with Federal and State Rules and RegulationsAuthorize Staff to Make Minor Modifications to the Budget and OWP to Address FHWA, FTA and Caltrans Comments
      b.Adopt associated salary schedule
    VIII. 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 – February 5, 2020 (APPROVE)
      b.Executive CommitteeDiscussion Notes – March 11, 2020 (INFORMATION)
      c.Social ServicesTransportation Advisory Council (SSTAC) Minutes – March 18, 2020 (INFORMATION)
      d.Technical Transportation Advisory Committee (TTAC) Minutes – March 18, 2020 (INFORMATION)
      e.CitizensTransportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) Minutes – March 18, 2020 (INFORMATION)
     D-2Year-to-date Financial Report RECEIVE AND FILE YEAR-TO-DATE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS [ATTACHMENTS A AND B]). LoriKramer/ Thomas Arndt
     D-32020/2021 Unmet Transit Needs Findings (APPROVE FINDING OF ONE [1]“ UNMET TRANSIT NEED” AND RETURN IN JUNE WITH EVALUATION FOR“ REASONABLENESS TO MEET” FOR FY 2020/2021). Sarah Woolsey
     D-42020 Regional Surface Transportation Program (RSTP) Guidelines (APPROVE FINAL RSTP GUIDELINES). John DiNunzi
     D-5Travel Trainer Scope of Services (APPROVE SCOPE OF SERVICES TO DRAFT AND RELEASE REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS [RFP]). Anna Dever

    D-6New Item:
    COVID-19:Transportation Updates & Resources (INFORMATION). Anna Devers
     D-7
    Trade Corridor Enhancement Program Grant Application (APPROVE STAFF RECOMMENDATION). John DiNunzio
    Motion and Vote
      A.Authorize staff to submit a grant application for Cycle 2 of the Trade Corridor Enhancement Program for the Antelope Grade Segment of SR46E; 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(s) not to exceed $30k)
     D-8Contracts for a 3-Year Subsidy to Provide Turnkey Vanpool Services in the region (APPROVE CONTRACTS FOR EXECUTION by the SLOCOG Board President and SLOCOG Executive Director, to provide subsidized turnkey vanpool services for the region with: Commute with Enterprise, Ride-OnTransportation, and Green Commuter).Peter Williamson
     D-9Regional Growth Forecast Methodology Selection (OPTION 1: ACQUIRE REMI LICENSE AND MODEL TO UPDATE TO THE 2050 REIGONAL GROWTH FORECAST). Daniel Audel
     D-10Proposed Strategic Plan 2020 (PLAN AND IMPLEMENT BOLD STEPS THROUGH OVERALL WORK PLAN[s]). See attached “Full Proposed Strategic Plan 2020” document. Mallory Jenkins
     D-11Contract for Solutions for Congested Corridors Program Cycle 2 GrantTechnical Assistance (RATIFY CONTRACT for Solutions for Congested Corridors Cycle 2 Grant Technical Assistance). Stephen Hanamaikai
     D-12Transportation Development Act Funding: Atascadero Transit 2019-20 Funding Request and 2020-21 Potential Penalties (APPROVE STAFF RECOMMENDATION). Sarah Woolsey
      a.Augment Atascadero Transit FY 19/20 State Transit Assistance funding with an additional $5,880
      b.Waive FY 20/21 potential penalties to Atascadero Transit and South County Transit until 3rd Quarter of FY 20/21 unless statutory relief is not provided
      c.In June meeting, consider “re-setting” farebox ratio for a 2-year grace period for Atascadero Transit due to expanded geographical area of service, per TDA guidelines Section 99268.8
     D-13Ride-On Transportation Semi-Annual Report: July-December 2019 (INFORMATION). Mark Shaffer
     D-14Correspondence, Press Releases and News Articles (INFORMATION – REVIEW AND FILE). Peter Rodgers/ Sean Macias

    IX. BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS & BOARD REPORTS
     1.Summary information from interagency meetings (INFORMATION). President Fred Strong
      
    X.ADJOURNMENT

    Note: Items in red are high priority items to address
      
    Next SLOCOG meeting: June 3, 2020, Wednesday
         

     

     



    RTA BOARD AGENDA
    *** VIA TELECONFERENCE ***

    Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 9:45 AM (after SLOCOG Board meeting adjourns)

    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)Karen Bright (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 arequest

    Important Notice Regarding COVID-19
       
    Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and in accordance with the Governor’s Executive Order N-29-20 relating to the convening of public meetings, the RTA Board will still hold the April 1, 2020 meeting and will be via teleconference. However, at this time, the meeting will be closed to members of the public and non-essential RTA staff. Below are instructions on how to view the meeting remotely and how to leave public comments.

    Members of the public are encouraged to participate & provide comments in the following ways:

    1. Remote Viewing Watch the meeting by viewing a live stream online (on your home/office computer or mobile device) at https://cal-span.org/unipage/?site=slo-span&owner=SLOCOG-SLORTA&date=2020-04-01

    Or watch on Cable TV Public Access Channel 21

    2. Public Comments – The RTA Board will still be accepting general public comments for items not on the April agenda, as well as public comments on specific items in the agenda. Public members can submit comments by:

    • Phone – Verbal Public Comments – Call: (805) 781-4833 – State and spell your name, state the agenda item number you are calling about and leave your comment/s. Verbal comments must be received no later than 9:45 a.m.on April 1, 2020 (the day of the meeting) and will be limited to three (3) minutes. Every effort will be made to include your comments into the record but due to time limitations, some comments may not be included.

    • Email – Written Public Comments – Email toinfo@slorta.org - Public comments (on any agenda item or on any item of interest not on the agenda within the jurisdiction of the RTA Board) can be submitted via email no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, March 30, 2020.

    • Mail – Written Public Comments – Public comments (on any agenda item or on any item of interest not on the agenda within the jurisdiction of the RTA Board) can be submitted by mail. Public Comments by mail must be received by RTA no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, March 30, 2020.
       
    Mail to:

    Clerk of the Board
    SLO RTA
    179 Cross Street
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
    ***Note: Every effort will be made to include your comments into the record, but due to time limitations, some comments may not be included
       
       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 LABOR NEGOTIATOR (Government Code section 54957.6.) It is the intention of the Board to meet in closed session to have a conference with its Labor Negotiator, Geoff Straw, concerning the following employee organization: Teamsters Local 986
      B.INFORMATION AGENDA – No information items
      C.ACTION AGENDA
       C-1 PUBLIC HEARINGResolution to Declare COVID-19 Fiscal Emergency (Approve)     Motion and Vote
      D.CONSENT AGENDA – No information items
      E.BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS
      Next RTA Board meetings:
      1.April 29, 2020: Meeting to consider public comments on COVID-19 Fiscal Emergency
      2.May 6, 2020: Regularly scheduled meeting