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SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS
REGIONAL TRANSIT AUTHORITY


WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 6, 2021, 8:30 A.M.

***JOINT BOARD MEETING - ZOOM WEBINAR ***
(This Meeting will be held via Teleconference/Zoom Webinar,
and participation is remote/virtual only)


(SLOCOG Board Meeting/Zoom Webinar immediately follows the Joint meeting)

The AGENDA is available/posted at: www.slocog.org & 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)
Dawn Ortiz - Legg (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.

Important Notice Regarding COVID - 19


Due to the Coronavirus (COVID - 19) and in accordance with the Governor’s Executive Order N - 29 - 20, the SLOCOG Board meeting on January 6, 2021 will be a virtual meeting held via Zoom webinar.
HOW TO WATCH :
 1.To Watch: To w atch the meeting online via livestream (on your compu ter or mobile device) , go to : www.slo-span.org , or watch the meeting via Cable TV Public Access Channel 21.
 2.Board members will receive a private link via their emails to access the Zoom meeting (within two to three working days following agenda distribution).
 3.Members of the Public: To Watch and Participate in Live Public Comment: Please use the following link to register in advance of the webinar. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with details about joining the webinar:

https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ZWDT - M4vT4GL5QP9LQCgDQ
HOW TO COMMENT:

SLOCOG & RTA are accepting general public comments for items on this Joint meeting agenda as well as items of interest not on the agenda within the jurisdiction of the SLOCOG Board and 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 via
Zoom webinar – Verbal, Live Public Comment
 See details on page 1 of this agenda under ‘How to Watch.’
Email – Written Public Comments – Email: [email protected] with the subject line “public comment.”
 Include the agenda item number you 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, January 4, 2021.
Mail – Written Public Comment
 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, January 4, 2021.
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS AND
REGIONAL TRANSIT AUTHORITY


JOINT MEETING – JANUARY 6, 2021
1. FLAG SALUTE, CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL
2. 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.
3.JOINT SLOCOG AND SLORTA BOARD ADMINISTRATIVE ITEMS
 a.WELCOME NEW BOARD MEMBERS (if applicable)
 b. ELECTION OF OFFICERS: Elect President and Vice President (ROLL CALL – APPROVE )
 c. EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT (ROLL CALL – APPOINT PRESIDENT, VICE PRESIDENT AND PAST PRESIDENT)
 d. PRESENTATION: Plaque of Appreciation recognizing Outgoing SLOCOG President Fred Strong for his services as President of the SLOCOG and RTA Boards in 2019 and 2020(Rodgers/Straw)
4.ADJOURN TO SLOCOG BOARD MEETING
Note: The SLOCOG meeting agenda is provided under separate cover


SLOCOG Board Meeting – Zoom Webinar - Agenda

January 6, 2021
  
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, t he Board will listen to all communication, but in compliance with the Brow n Act, will not take any action on items that are not on the agenda.
III.DIRECTOR’S REPORT
 a. SLOCOG Executive Director
VI.EMPLOYEE RECOGNITION FOR YEARS OF SERVICE TO SLOCOG:
 a. Presentation of a Resolution of Appreciation:

30 Years
Peter Rodgers , Executive Director

 b. Certificates of Appreciation:

20 Years
Aida Nicklin, Executive Secretary

10 Years
Lori Kramer, Administrative Services Manager

5 Years
John DiNunzio, Transportation Planner
V.
CONSENT AGENDA (INFORMATION AND ACTION ITEMS – 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 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 co nsidered 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
 A-1SLOCOG Minutes – DECEMBER 2, 2020 (APPROVE )
 A-2Executive Committee Minutes – December 9, 2020 (INFORMATION - RECEIVE)
 A-3Correspondence, Press Releases and News Articles (INFORMATION – REVIEW AND FILE). Sean Macias
VI.BOARD ADMINISTRATIVE ITEMS
 B-1
Interagency Assignments (ROLL CALL – APPROVE [ OR MODIFY ] APPOINTMENTS IN TABLE 1 ) . Peter Rodgers
Motion and Vote    Motion and Vote
  1.California Association of Councils of Governments (CALCOG) Representation ( APPOINT REPRESENTATIVE AND ALTERNATE [S] ).
  2.National Association of Regional Councils (NARC) Representation (APPOINT REPRESENTATIVE).
  3.Los Angeles – San Diego - San Luis Obispo (LOSSAN) Rail Corridor Agency Representation (APPOINT REPRESENTATIVE AND ALTERNATE).
  4.Coast Rail Coordinating Council (CRCC) Representation (APPOINT REPRESENTATIVE AND ALTERNATE)
  5.Central Coast Coalition “Sacramento Day” (APPOINT PRESIDENT AND SLOCOG’S CALCOG REPRESENTATIVE TO ATTEND)
VII.PUBLIC HEARING AND PRESENTATION ITEMS
 C-1
2021 Federal Transportation Improvement Program (FTIP) (ROLL CALL – ADOPT THE 2021 FTIP ). John DiNunzi
Motion and Vote
 C-2
Caltrans Presentation: US 101 Business Plan (ROLL CALL – RECEIVE INFORMATION PROVIDE FEEDBACK TO CALTRANS AND SLOCOG STAFF ) . Kelly McClendon & Vanessa Faul, Caltrans District 5
Motion and Vote
VIII.AREA WIDE AND TRANSPORTATION ITEMS
 D-1
Fiscal Year 2019/2020 SLOCOG Annual Report (ROLL CALL – APPROVE DRAFT SLOCOG 2019 - 20 ANNUAL REPORT ). Anna Devers
Motion and Vote
IX. BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS
X.ADJOURNMENT
   
Next SLOCOG Board meeting: February 3, 2021