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Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at 9:30 AM

The AGENDA is available/posted at:

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)John Headding (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)

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

Due to the continuing increase of Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases and in accordance with AB 361, which amends Government Code §54953 to allow local legislative bodies to hold virtual meetings after September 30, 2021, if certain criteria is met, the RTA Board meeting for November 3, 2021 will be virtual meetings held via Zoom webinar.

1.To Watch: To watch the meeting online via livestream (on your computer or mobile device), go to:, or watch the meeting via Cable TV Public Access Channel 21.

2.To Watch and Participate in Live Public CommentTo provide public comment during the meeting, use the Zoom webinar link below. 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:
The RTA is accepting general public comments for items on the RTA Board agenda as well as items of interest not on the agenda within the jurisdiction of the RTA Board..

Members of the public can submit comments by:

Zoom webinar – Verbal, Live Public Comments
  • See details on page 1 of this agenda under ‘How to Watch.’
  • 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 5:00 p.m. on November 2, 2021 (the day before the meeting) and will be limited to three (3) minutes.
    Email – Written Public Comments to: [email protected] 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, November 2, 2021.
  • Mail – Written Public Comments
  • Mail to:
  •   Clerk of the Board
    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, November 2, 2021.


    TELECONFERENCED PUBLIC MEETINGSSubmittal of a Resolution authorizing the Executive Director to implement teleconferenced public meetings during the proclaimed local emergency related to COVID-19 pursuant to AB-361. (ROLL CALL - ADOPT RESOLUTION).

    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.

     CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR (Gov. Code, § 54956.8.) It is the intention of the RTA Board to meet in closed session to have a conference with its Real Property Negotiator, Geoff Straw, concerning the following:
      a.Property Description: 179 Cross Street, City of San Luis Obispo.
      b.Parties with Whom Negotiating: LTC/SLO, LTD. L.P., a California limited partnership.
      c.Instructions to Negotiator: Price, Terms and Conditions.
      A-1Executive Committee Meeting Minutes of August 11, 2021 (Information)
      A-2RTA Board Meeting Minutes of September 1, 2021 (Approve)
      A-3RTA Board Meeting Minutes of October 6, 2021 (Approve)
      A-4Amend Agreement for Design/Engineering Services (Approve)
      A-5Authorize Agreement for Bulk Oils and Lubricants Services (Approve)
      A-6Authorize Agreement for Janitorial Cleaning Services (Approve)
      A-7Authorize Agreement for Landscape Maintenance Services (Approve)
      A-8Authorize Agreement for Lighting System Maintenance Services (Approve)
      A-9Authorize Agreement for Uniform Rental and Laundry Services (Approve)
      A-10Authorize Agreement for Moving Relocation Services (Approve
      A-11Authorize Agreement for Bus Engine Replacement Services (Approve)
      A-12Authorize Procurement of Furniture and Installation Services (Approve)
      A-13Authorize Submittal of FTA Section 5339(b) Grant Application (Approve)
      A-14Transit Asset Management (TAM) Plan (Receive)
      B-1Executive Director’s Report (Receive)
      B-2Bus Maintenance Facility Progress and Change Order Update (Receive)
      B-3Strategic Business Plan Results (Receive)
      C-1FY21-22 Budget Amendment #1 (Approve)
      C-2Decommissioning of Existing Leased Facility (Receive)
     Next regularly-scheduled RTA Board meeting on January 5, 2022