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SPECIAL RTA BOARD AGENDA

*** VIA TELECONFERENCE ***

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at 8:30 AM

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 a request.

 

Important Notice Regarding COVID-19
GUIDANCE FOR PUBLIC ACCESS:
On March 12, 2020 and March 18, 2020, Governor Gavin Newsom enacted Executive Orders N-25-20 and N-29-20 authorizing a local legislative body to hold public meetings via teleconferencing and make public meetings accessible telephonically or electronically to all members of the public to promote social distancing due to the state and local State of Emergency resulting from the threat of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).

In accordance with Executive Order N-29-20, and to ensure the safety of the San Luis Obispo Regional Transit Authority (RTA) Board of Directors and staff, and for the purposes of limiting the risk of COVID-19in-person public participation at public meetings of RTA will not be allowed during the time period covered by the above-referenced Executive Orders. Below are instructions on how to view the meeting remotely and how to leave public comments.

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

HOW TO PARTICPATE:

Members of the public can watch the meeting via:
 
  • Livestream online at www.slo-span.org, or
  • Cable TV Public Access Channel 21
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    HOW TO COMMENT:

    The RTA is accepting general public comments for items on the RTA Board June agenda as well as items of interest not on the agenda within the jurisdiction of the RTA Board. ***Note: Every effort will be made to include your comments into the record, but due to time limitations, some comments may not be included. Members of the public can submit comments by:

    Phone – Verbal Public Comments – Call: (805) 781-4833
     
  • When leaving a message, 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 8:00 a.m. on June 3, 2020 (the day of the meeting) and will be limited to three (3) minutes.
  •  
    Email – Written Public Comments to: info@slorta.org with the subject line “public comment.”
     
  • Include the agenda item number your are referencing or type “general comment,” if it is about an item not on the agenda.
  • Emailed written comments must be submitted no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, June 1, 2020
  •  
    Mail – Written Public Comments
     
  • Mail to:
  •   Clerk of the Board
    SLO RTA
    179 Cross Street
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
     
  • Mailed written comments must be received by the RTA no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, June 1, 2020.
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    FLAG SALUTE, CALL MEETING TO ORDER AND 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.INFORMATION AGENDA – No information items
       
    B.ACTION AGENDA
     B-1 Fiscal Year 2019-20 and 2020-21 Budget Amendments (Approve)
       Motion and Vote
    C.CONSENT AGENDA – No consent items
       
    D.CLOSED SESSION – No closed session items
       
    E.BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS
      Next RTA Board meetings:
       June 15, 2020: Special meeting for bid award & financing
    July 8, 2020: Regularly scheduled meeting

     

     

     


     SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS

    WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3, 2020

    ***SPECIAL MEETING VIA TELECONFERENCE***

    SLOCOG starts at approximately 8:45 a.m.
    immediately following the
    Regional Transit Authority (RTA) Board Meeting
     (RTA starts at 8:30 a.m.)


     
     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)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)


    Important Notice Regarding COVID-19
    GUIDANCE FOR PUBLIC ACCESS:
    On March 12, 2020 and March 18, 2020, Governor Gavin Newsom enacted Executive Orders N-25-20 and N-29-20 authorizing a local legislative body to hold public meetings via teleconferencing and make public meetings accessible telephonically or electronically to all members of the public to promote social distancing due to the state and local State of Emergency resulting from the threat of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).

    In accordance with Executive Order N-29-20, and to ensure the safety of the San Luis Obispo Council of Governments (SLOCOG) Board of Directors and staff, and for the purposes of limiting the risk of COVID-19, in-person public participation at public meetings of SLOCOG will not be allowed during the time period covered by the above-referenced Executive OrdersBelow are instructions on how to view the meeting remotely and how to leave public comments.

    Members of the public are encouraged to participate and provide comments in the following ways:
    HOW TO PARTICPATE:
    Members of the public can watch the meeting via:
     
    HOW TO COMMENT:
    SLOCOG is accepting general public comments for items on the SLOCOG Board June agenda as well as items of interest not on the agenda within the jurisdiction of the SLOCOG Board.
    ***Note: Every effort will be made to include your comments into the record, but due to time limitations, some comments may not be included. Members of the public can submit comments by:
    Phone – Verbal Public Comments – Call: (805) 781-4462
     
    • When leaving a message, 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 8:45 a.m. on June 3, 2020 (the day of the meeting) and will be limited to three (3) minutes.
    Email – Written Public Comments -- Email: pio@slocog.org with the subject line “public comment.”
     
    • Include the agenda item number your are referencing or type “general comment,” if it is about an item not on the agenda.
    • Emailed written comments must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, June 1, 2020.
    Mail – Written Public Comments
     
  • Mail to:
  •  Clerk of the Board
    SLOCOG
    1114 Marsh Street
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
     
  • Mailed written comments must be received by SLOCOG no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, June 1, 2020.
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    SLOCOG BOARD TELECONFERENCE – AGENDA
    June 3, 2020
    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
     1. SLOCOG Executive Director
     2. Caltrans District 5 Director
    IV.TRANSPORTATION ITEMS
     A-1
    SLO Regional Zero Emission Bus Implementation Draft Plan (ROLL CALL - RECEIVE AND COMMENT, SCHEDULE FOR ADOPTION IN AUGUST). Savannah Gil
    Motion and Vote
     A-2
    Conditional Approval of Transportation Development Act (TDA) Claims for FY 2020 /2021 (ROLL CALL – ADOPT RESOLUTION authorizing the Executive Director to approve 2020 /21 TDA claims and authorize TDA funds to be released based on the requirements noted in EXHIBITS A and B of the resolution ). Lori Kramer
    Motion and Vote
     A-3
    State Legislative Update (ROLL CALL - a) SUPPORT SB 1291 (Beall); b) SUPPORT SB 1459 (Caballero)c) ACCEPT Attachment A ). Gus Khouri, Legislative Consultant / Tim Gillham
    Motion and Vote
     A-4
    2020 Fund Program Update (ROLL CALL – SUPPORT RECOMMENDATIONS IN SECTIONS 1, 2, & 3 [See pages A - 3 - 3, A - 3 - 5 & A - 3 - 8 ] ) . Richard Murphy & Programming Division Staff
    Motion and Vote     Motion and Vote
     A-5
    Regional Early Action Program (REAP) - Housing Grant Funding Distribution Options (ROLL CALL - SELECT “ OPTION A ” FOR REAP GRANT FUNDING DISTRIBUTION ) . Sara Sanders
    Motion and Vote
     A-6
    2020 SLOCOG Cost Containment Plan (ROLL CALL – APPROVE COST CONTAINMENT AND RECOVERY STRATEGIES). Lori Kramer / Peter Rodgers
    Motion and Vote
    V.
    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
     
      Consent Agenda -- Minutes of Meetings:
     B-1SLOCOG Minutes – April 1, 2020 (APPROVE )
     B-2Executive Committee Minutes – May 13, 2020 (INFORMATION)
     B-3Social Services Transportation Advisory Council (SS TAC) Minutes – May 20, 2020 (INFORMATION)
     B-4Technical Transportation Advisory Committee (TTAC) Minutes – May 20, 2020 (INFORMATION)
     B-5Citizens Transportation Advisory Committee (C TAC) Minutes – May 20, 2020 (INFORMATION)
      Consent Agenda - SLOCOG Administrative Office & Regional Rideshare Items
     C-1Year-to-date Financial Report and FY 19/20 Overall Work Program (OWP) and Budget Amendment No. 3 RECEIVE AND FILE YEAR-TO-DATE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS [ATTACHMENTS A AND B ]; APPROVE FY 2019/20 OWP AND BUDGET AMENDMENT NO. 3 [Attachment C]) . Thomas Arndt / Lori Kramer
     C-2Contract with Khouri Consulting for Project Advocacy (APPROVE CONTRACT AND CONCUR WITH SOLE SOURCE JUSTIFICATION). Peter Rodgers
     C-3Title VI Policy Statement and Plan Updates (ADOPT RESOLUTION AMENDING THE TITLE VI POLICY STATEMENT AND PLAN FOR FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION COMPLIANCE AND OTHER UPDATES). Thomas Arndt
     C-4COVID - 19 Impacts on Transportation, Commuting and Highways (RECEIVE INFORMATION). Mallory Jenkins, John DiNunzio
     C-5Grant Opportunity: Caltrans Cycle 5 ATP – Safe Routes to School (SRTS) (AUTHORIZE TRANSMITTAL OF GRANT APPLICATIONS TO CALTRANS). Peter Williamson
     C-6Revised Direction to Deposit Local Transportation Fund (LTF) Funds (AUTHORIZE SLOCOG BOARD PRESIDENT AND SLOCOG EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR to sign Direction to Deposit LTF Funds agreement, consistent with the final agreement to be approved by RTA on May 22, 2020 [or June 3, 2020] ). Lori Kramer, Peter Rodgers
      Consent Agenda – Programming Division Items:
     D-1Triennial Performance Audit Findings and Recommendations – San Luis Obispo Regional Transit Authority and South County Transit (ACCEPT REPORTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS). Sarah Woolsey & Derek Wong of Michael Baker International
     D-2Contract with Ride-On Transportation (APPROVE CONTRACT , ATTACHMENT A, W ITH RIDE-ON TRANSPORTATION NOT TO EXCEED $225K). Sarah Woolsey
     D-3FY 2020/21 Recommendations for Productivity Improvements of Operators (APPROVE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR PRODUCTIVITY IMPROVEMENTS OF OPERATORS AS SPECIFIED IN ATTACHMENT A ) . Sarah Woolsey
     D-42020/2021 Unmet Transit Needs Findings Resolution (APPROVE RESOLUTION FINDING NO REQUESTS TO BE “UNMET TRANSIT NEEDS” OR “REASONABLE TO MEET” FOR FY 2020/21; COMPILE FINAL REPORT AND SUBMIT TO CALTRANS ). Sarah Woolsey
     D-5Atascadero Transit System Modification: Resolution to File for Transportation Development Act Funds under Article 8 (ADOPT RESOLUTION FINDING THAT ATASCADERO TRANSIT RESPONDS TO A TRANSPORTATION NEED NOT OTHERWISE BEING MET WITHIN ATASCADERO AND THAT THE SERVICE IS COORDINATED WITH OTHER EXISTING TRANSPORTATION SERVICE OPTIONS). Sarah Woolsey
     D-6Hybrid Farebox Recovery Ratio for San Luis Obispo Regional Transit Authority (RTA) (APPROVE THE HYBRID FAREBOX RECOVERY RATIO FOR RTA FIXED - ROUTE SERVICES FOR FY 20/21 AS 16%). Stephen Hanamaikai
     D-7Solutions for Congested Corridors Program (SCCP) Cycle 2 Application - Supporting Document (APPROVE U.S. 101 CORRIDOR MOBILITY MASTER PLAN ADDENDUM). Stephen Hanamaikai
     D-8Bike and Ped Count Report & Bike Network Analysis (BNA) Report (ACCEPT, RECEIVE AND FILE; INTEGRATE DATA INTO PLANS AND PROGRAMS, AS APPROPRIATE). Alexandra Lee - Garner
      Consent – Planning Division Items:
     E-1Regional Traffic Count Program Request for Proposals (RFP) and Scope of Work (AUTHORIZE RELEASE OF RFP). Daniel Audelo
     E-2Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Update (RECEIVE INFORMATION). Daniel Audelo
     E-3Resolution for State Rail Assistance (SRA) Funded Projects (APPROVE RESOLUTION authorizing three SRA grant agreements with CalSTA and King City ). Anna Devers
     E-4Joint Effort: 2018 GHG Inventory for All Jurisdictions (AUTHORIZE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO SIGN Memorandum of Understanding [MOU] with AMBAG and SLO County APCD to support the 2018 Emissions Inventory Collection Effort). James Worthley
      Consent Agenda – Correspondence & News Item
     F-1Correspondence, Press Releases and News Articles (INFORMATION – REVIEW AND FILE). Peter Rodgers / Sean Macias
    VI. BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS & BOARD REPORTS
    VII.ADJOURNMENT
       
    Next SLOCOG meeting: August 5, 2020, Wednesday