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RTA BOARD AGENDA


*** VIA TELECONFERENCE ***

Wednesday, July 8, 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)

I
ndividuals 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-19, in-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 July 8, 2020 (the day of the meeting) and will be limited to three (3) minutes.
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    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 Tuesday, July 7, 2020.
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    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 Tuesday, July 7, 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
      A-1Executive Director’s Report (Receive)
    B.ACTION AGENDA
      B-1Financing of New Bus Maintenance Facility (Approve)
      B-2Awarding the Contract for the Construction of the RTA Bus Maintenance Facility (Approve)
    C.CONSENT AGENDA:
      C-1RTA Executive Committee Meeting Minutes of April 8, 2020 (Information)
      C-2RTA Board Meeting Minutes of May 6, 2020 (Approve)
      C-3RTA Board Meeting Minutes of May 22, 20202 (Approve)
      C-4RTA Board Meeting Minutes of June 3, 2020 (Approve)
      C-5Paso Robles Bus Parking Yard Mitigations Monitoring Report (Receive)
      C-6Declare Vehicles Surplus (Approve)
    D.CLOSED SESSION: No closed session items
    E.BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS
     Next regularly-scheduled RTA Board meeting on September 2, 2020