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SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2021, 9:30 A.M.


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

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


  
President: John PeschongVice President: Ed Waage
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 February 3, 2021 will be a virtual meeting held via Zoom webinar.
HOW TO WATCH:
1.To WatchTo watch the meeting online via livestream (on your computer 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 one hour before the meeting starts.
3.Members of the Public: To Watch and Participate in Live Public CommentPlease 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_f1RZY20FTKGQDwMsMMbLTA
  
HOW TO COMMENT:
SLOCOG is accepting general public comments for items on the SLOCOG Board February 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 via:
Zoom webinar – Verbal, Live Public Comments
 
  • 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, February 1, 2021.
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, February 1, 2021.
  
SLOCOG BOARD AGENDA – ZOOM WEBINAR

February 3 , 2021
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
 a. SLOCOG Executive Director
 b. Caltrans District 5 Director
IV.
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 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
  Consent Agenda – Minutes of Meetings:
 A-1a. SLOCOG & RTA Joint Meeting Minutes – January 6, 2021 (APPROVE)
b. SLOCOG Board Minutes – January 6, 2021 (APPROVE )
 A-2Executive Committee Minutes – January 13, 2021 (INFORMATION)
 A-3Social Services Transportation Advisory Council (SSTAC) Minutes – January 20, 2021 (INFORMATION)
 A-4Technical Transportation Advisory Committee (TTAC) Minutes – January 20, 2021 (INFORMATION)

A-5Citizens Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) Minutes – January 20, 2021 (INFORMATION)
 A-6Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) S teering Committee Meeting Notes – January 15, 2021 (INFORMATION)
  Consent Agenda - SLOCOG Administrative Office & Regional Rideshare Items:
 B-1Year-to-date Financial Report and Overall Work Program (OWP) and Budget Amendment No. 2 RECEIVE AND FILE YEAR - TO - DATE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS [ATTACHMENTS A AND B] ; APPROVE FY 2020/21 OWP AND BUDGET AMENDMENT NO. 2 [ATTACHMENT C AND D ]). Thomas Arndt
 B-2FY 2020/21 Transportation Development Act (TDA) Funding Revision 2 ( APPROVE FY 20/21 TDA F UNDING REVISIONS TO L TF and R TF). Lori Krame
 B-3Rideshare Bia nnual Progress Update (RECEIVE INFORMATION). Mallory Jenkin
  Consent Agenda – Programming Division Items:
 C-1Senior Go! Request for Proposals (RFP) ( APPROVE RELEASE OF RFP ). Sarah Woolse
 C-2Amend Call Box Maintenance Contract with CASE Emergency Service APPROVE CONTRACT AMENDMENT #1 WITH CASE EMERGENCY SYSTEMS [approximately $22,140 annually]). Tim Gillham
 C-32021 Transit Passenger Amenities Evaluation and Recommendation
(APPROVE STAFF RECOMMENDATION). Sarah Woolsey
  A.Recommend Morro Bay Transit continue to work towards starting construction on the new bus stop/transfer center at City Park in September 2021.
  B.Recommend SLO Regional Transit Authority staff complete a new prioritization outline for all RTA and South County Transit bus stops within the next ninety (90) days, present it along with a recommended implementation/funding plan to the RTA Board within 180 days, and make the other improvements within the next 18 to 36 month.
  C.Recommend SLO Transit complete their next update to the transit passenger amenities database by March 2022 and make necessary repairs and additions to transit passenger amenities within one year of the update.
 C-4California Transportation Commission (CTC) Annual Report to the Legislature (INFORMATION). Tim Gillham
  Consent Agenda – Planning Division Items:
 D-12021 Safety Performance Targets (SUPPORT STATE TARGETS by planning and programing projects which contribute to the accomplishment of the State target). Daniel Audelo
 D-2Regional Transit Safety Performance Targets (ADOPT REGIONAL TRANSIT SAFETY PERFORMANCE TARGETS). Daniel Audelo
  Consent Agenda – Correspondence, News Items & Other Reports:
 E-1Correspondence, Press Releases and News Articles (INFORMATION – REVIEW AND FILE). Peter Rodgers / Sean Macia
V.PUBLIC HEARING ITEMS
 F-1
FY 2021/2022 Unmet Transit Needs and Bicycle and Pedestrian Improvements Public Hearings (ROLL CALL – APPROVE STAFF RECOMMENDATION). Sarah Woolsey
Motion and Vote
  A)Direct staff to analyze transit requests using adopted definitions of “unmet transit need” and “reasonable to meet” criteria; forward transit operational requests to member jurisdictions for consideration; schedule for action on April 7, 2021.
  B)Direct staff to bring back update on all bicycle and pedestrian improvement requests at the June 2, 2021 Board meeting
 F-2
Draft 2021 Public Participation Plan (PPP) Hearing (ROLL CALL – CONSIDER COMMENTS AND ADOPT THE 2021 PUBLIC PARTICIPATION PLAN ). Anna Devers
Motion and Vote
 F-3
FY 2020/21 Low Carbon Transit Operations Program (LCTOP) Programming (ROLL CALL - APPROVE STAFF RECOMMENDATION ) . Tim Gillham
Motion and Vote
  a)Approve funding for projects listed in Table A subject to final State Controller’s Office (SCO) allocation amounts (Column A).
  b)Reimburse LCTOP direct allocations to operators subject to final SCO allocation amounts (excluding SLO Transit, SoCo Transit, an d RTA) with FY 2 1 /2 2 State Transit Assistance (STA) funds in April (Column B).
  c)Authorize SLOCOG Executive Director to sign formal documents prepared by the project lead agency (i.e. SLO Transit and SoCo Transit) for submittal to the State.
  d)Authorize SLOCOG Executive Director to program remaining balance of final SCO allocation amounts (Under $10K).
VI.TRANSPORTATION AND PRESENTATION ITEMS
 G-1
CARES Act Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Section 5311 - Rural Transit Operator Allocations (ROLL CALL - APPROVE RTF ALLOCATIONS OF $295,067 to the County of San Luis Obispo [administered by RTA], and $191,659 to the City of Morro Bay). Stephen Hanamaikai
Motion and Vote
 G-2
Draft 2021 SLOCOG State & Federal Legislative Platform & Central Coast Coalition (CCC) Legislative Platform (ROLL CALL – APPROVE STAFF RECOMMENDATION). Tim Gillham and Gus Khouri (Khouri Consulting)
Motion and Vote
  a)Adopt the 2021 SLOCOG State & Federal Legislative Platform & Centra l Coast Coalition (CCC) Legislative Platform (Attachment A, B, and C
  b)Receive State Legislative Update – Governor’s FY 21 - 22 State Budget (Attachment D )
  c)Resubmit listing of regional priority projects to Congressman Carbajal with the inclusion of additio nal projects listed in Attachment E
 G-3
2023 Regional Transportation Plan (RTP): Draft Vision and Goals (ROLL CALL – REVIEW AND COMMENT on the 2023 RTP draft Vision and Goals.). Sara Sanders
Motion and Vote
 G-4
Evaluation of Cost - Effective A lternative Designs for Rural Interchanges in the San Luis Obispo Region (ROLL CALL – RECEIVE AND COMMENT ON LOCAL APPLICATION OF RESEARCH FINDINGS ). John DiNunzio and Anurag Pande
Motion and Vote
 G-5
2022 Transportation Programmin g Schedule (ROLL CALL – APPROVE SCHEDULE AND PROCESS ) . Richard Murphy
Motion and Vote
VII.AREA WIDE ITEMS
 H-1
FY 2021/22 Draft Overall Work Program (OWP) and Budget Assumptions (ROLL CALL – APPROVE MODIFIED WORK TASKS [ATTACHMENT B], AND BUDGET ASSUMPTIONS [ATTACHMENT C], AND DIRECT DEVELOPMENT OF THE PROPOSED OWP AND BUDGET FOR CONSIDERATION IN APRIL ). Peter Rodgers / Thomas Arndt
Motion and Vote
VIII. BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS & BOARD REPORTS
IX.ADJOURNMENT
  
Next SLOCOG meeting: April 7, 2021, Wednesday