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SLOCOG
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2 , 2020 , 8:30 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: Fred Strong Vice 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
)
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 December 2 , 2020 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, and one hour before the meeting starts )
  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 aY1TObs-RNmT6F wRqWsUA
HOW TO COMMENT:
SLOCOG is accepting general public comments for items on the SLOCOG Board Decembe r agenda as well as items of interest not on the agenda within the jurisdic tion of the SLOCOG Board
2 ***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: pio@slocog.org 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, November 30 , 2020.
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, November 30 , 2020.
SLOCOG BOARD AGENDA – ZOOM WEBINAR
December 2 , 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. PUBLIC HEARING & PRESENTATION ITEMS
  A-1. Coast Rail Corridor Study Update ( ROLL CALL - RECEIVE INFORMATION ). Anna Devers
  A-2. Draft 2021 Federal Transportation Improvement Program (FTIP) ( ROLL CALL – APPROVE STAFF RECOMMENDATION ). John DiNunzio

1.
Review and comment (Draft 2021 FTIP)
2.
Based on input from 30 - day public review, direct staff to integrate updated costs, schedule, and scope and; Schedule for Board Action on January 6th, 2021
  A-3. Survey Res ults and Schedule for Senior Go! Contract ( ROLL CALL - RECEIVE SURVEY RESULTS ; IDENTIFY KEY SERVICE IMPROVEMENT AREAS, AND DIRECT STAFF TO PREPARE A REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR SENIOR GO SERVICES ). Sarah Woolsey
V. TRANSPORTATION ITEMS
  B-1 Draft 2021 Publ ic Participation Plan (PPP) (ROLL CALL – APPROVE RELEASE OF DRAFT 2021 PPP FOR PUBLIC ’S 45 - DAY REVIEW PERIOD; SCHEDULE PUBLIC HEARING ON FEBRUARY 3, 2021 TO CONSIDER COMMENTS AND ADOPTION ). Anna Devers
  B-2 U.S. 101 Pismo Congestion Relief Project Update and Preferred Build Alternative ( ROLL CALL - A ) OPPOSE CONSTRUCTION OF THREE SOUNDWALLS in order to maintain ocean views and the corridor s coastal community setting ; B ) EVALUATE BENEFITS AND COSTS OF INDIVIDUAL PROJECT COMPONENTS AND OPTIONS to advanc e individual project components toward implementation if deemed feasible by the project development team ). Stephen Hanamaikai
  B-3 Draft “Preview” Regional Active Transportation Plan ( ROLL CALL – RECEIVE INFORMATION AND DIRECT STAFF TO PURSUE PUBLIC COMMENT, CONDUCT FOCUS GROUP ENGAGEMENT AND WORK TOWARD ADOPTION IN APRIL 2021) . John DiNunzio
VI. AREA WIDE ITEMS
  C-1 FY 2021/22 Prel iminary Overall Work Program (OWP) (ROLL CALL – CONCEPTUALLY SUPPORT AND DIRECT PREPARATION OF DRAFT OWP AND BUDGET FOR BOARD REVIEW IN FEBRUARY AND ADOPTION IN APRIL). Peter Rodgers / Thomas Arndt
VII. CONSENT AGENDA (INFORMATION AND ACTION ITEMSROLL 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.
    Consent Agenda – Minutes of Meetings:
  D-1 SLOCOG Minutes – October 7, 2020 (APPROVE )
  D-2 Executive Committee Minutes – November 4, 2020 (INFORMATION)
  D-3 Social Services Tran sportation Advisory Council (SS TAC) Minutes – November 18, 2020 (INFORMATION)
  D-4 Technical Transportation Advisory Committee (TTAC) Minutes – November 18, 2020 (INFORMATION)
  D-5 Citizens Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) Minutes – November 18, 2020 (INFORMATION)
    Consent Agenda - SLOCOG Administrative Office & Regional Rideshare Item

E-1 Year - to - date Financial Report (RECEIVE AND FILE YEAR - TO - DATE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS [ATTACHMENTS A AND B]). Thomas Arndt
  E-2 2020 San Luis Obispo Council of Governments (SLOCOG) Fiscal Audit and Single Audit for Transportation Development Act (TDA) Compliance (ACCEPT REPORT). Lori Kramer
  E-3 SLOCOG Administrative Operating and Personnel & Benefits Policies and Procedures Updates (APPROVE UPDATED SLOCOG ADMINISTRATIVE OPERATING AND PERSONNEL BENEFITS POLICIES AND PROCEDURES). Tessa Betz
    Consent Agenda - Programming Division Items:
  F-1 Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Planning Grant Match (APPROVE up to $5,000 towards the Caltrans Sustainable Transportation Planning Grant match for the preparation of a Central Coast Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Strategy). Stephen Hanamaikai / Tim Gillham
  F-2 F Y 2021 - 2022 Recommendation for Productivity Improvements of Operators ( ACCEPT OPERATORS’ EFFORTS TOWARDS PERFORMANCE AUDIT RECOMMENDATIONS AND APPROVE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR PRODUCTIVITY IMPROVEMENTS OF OPERATORS AS SPECIFIED IN ATTACHMENT A). Sarah Woolsey
  F-3 Request for Proposals: Consultant Services for Coordinated Human Services Public Transportation Plan (APPROVE ISSUANCE OF REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS ). Sarah Woolsey
  F-4 Transit Programming Update: Low Carbon Transit Operations Program (LCTOP) , State of Good Repair (SGR), and Rural Transit Funds (RTF) (APPROVE SCHEDULE FOR PROGRAMMING IN FEBRUARY AND APRIL 202 2 AND RELEASE CALL FOR PROJECTS ). Tim Gillham
  F-5 Homeless Safe Parking and Streets Program Assistance (ALLOCATE $84K FY20/21 REGIONAL STATE HIGHWAY ACCOUNT [RSHA] FUNDING TOWARDS ADDRESSING REGIONAL SAFE PARKING PROGRAM ASSISTANCE ) . John DiNunzio
    Consent Agenda – Planning Division Items :
No Planning Division agenda items in Consent at this time.
  G-1 Correspondence, Press Releases and News Articles (INFORMATION – REVIEW AND FILE). Peter Rodgers / Sean Macias
     
VIII. BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS & BOARD REPORTS
X. ADJOURNMENT

 

 

RTA BOARD AGENDA

*** VIA ZOOM WEBINAR ***

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at 10:00 AM
The RTA Meeting will immediately follow SLOCOG Board Meeting, start time will be approximately 10:00 a.m.

The AGENDA is available/posted at: http://www.slorta.org

President: Fred Strong Vice 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 arequest

Important Notice Regarding COVID-19
     
Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and in accordance with the Governor’s Executive Order N- 29-20, the RTA Board meeting on December 2, 2020 will be a virtual meeting held via Zoom webinar.
HOW TO WATCH:
  1. To Watch: To 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. To Watch and Participate in Live Public Comment: To 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:

https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_aY1TObs-RNmT6F_wRqWsUA
     
The RTA is accepting general public comments for items on the RTA Board August 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:

Zoom webinar – Verbal, Live Public Comments
  See details on page 1 of this agenda under ‘How to Watch.’
Email – Written Public Comments to: info@slorta.org 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 no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, November 30, 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, November 30, 2020.
     
RTA BOARD AGENDA
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-1 Executive Director’s Report (Receive)A-1Executive Director’s Report (Receive)
B. ACTION AGENDA ACTION AGENDA
  B-1 Fiscal Year 2020-21 Amendment #2 (Approve)
  B-2 Consolidation SoCo Transit into the RTA (Approve)
  B-3 Fiscal Year 2020-21 Amendment #3 for Consolidation of SoCo Transit into the RTA (Approve)
C. CONSENT AGENDA – No information items
  C-1 Executive Committee Meeting Minutes of August 12, 2020 (Information)
  C-2 RTA Board Meeting Minutes of August 5, 2020 (Approve)
  C-3 RTA Board Meeting Minutes of September 2, 2020 (Approve)
  C-4 Procurement of Replacement Vehicles (Approve)
  C-5 Declare Vehicles Surplus (Approve)
  C-6 Designate Executive Director as Alternate on CalTIP Board (Approve)
  C-7 BMF Construction Change Order Summary (Approve)
  C-8 Final Social Security Resolution for RTA Employees (Approve)
  C-9 Annual Fiscal & Compliance Audit for Fiscal Year 2019-20 (Accept)
  C-10 Cuesta College Proposal for Transit Improvements at North Campus (Approve)
D. CLOSED SESSION: CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – ANTICIPATED LITIGATION (Government Code section 54956.9.) It is the intention of the Board to meet in closed session concerning the following item:

(1) Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to subdivision (d) of section 54956.9. Number of potential cases: One.
E. BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS
  Next RTA Board meeting: January 6, 2021