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SLOCOG
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7, 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 & www.slorta.org


   
President: Fred Strong Vice 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 April 7, 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.
  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_JhgdTE7IQ9uu8DUir5tnyg
HOW TO COMMENT:

SLOCOG is accepting general public comments for items on the SLOCOG Board April 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 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, April 5, 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, April 5, 2021.

SLOCOG BOARD AGENDA – ZOOM WEBINAR
April 7, 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’S REPORTS

  1. SLOCOG Executive Director
  2. Caltrans District 5 Director
IV. 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.
    Consent Agenda – Minutes of Meetings:
  A-1 SLOCOG Board Minutes – February 3, 2021 (APPROVE )
  A-2 Executive Committee Minutes – March 10, 2021 (INFORMATION)
  A-3 Social Services Transportation Advisory Council (SSTAC) Minutes -- March 24, 2021 (INFORMATION)
  A-4 Technical Transportation Advisory Committee (TTAC) Minutes - March 24, 2021 (INFORMATION)
  A-5 Citizens Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) Minutes - March 24, 2021 (INFORMATION)
  A-6 Regional Transporation Plan (RTP) Steering Committee Meeting Notes - March 16, 2021 (INFORMATION)
    Consent Agenda – Planning & Programming Division Items:
  B-1 2021/2022 Unmet Transit Needs Findings (APPROVE RESOLUTION FINDING THERE ARE NO "UNMET TRANSIT NEEDS" THAT ARE "REASONABLE TO MEET" FOR FY 2021/2022; COMPILE FINAL REPORT AND SUBMIT TO CALTRANS). Sarah Woolsey
  B-2 Caltrans State Highway Operation and Protection Program (SHOPP) and Minor Porgram (REVIEW AND COMMENT ON CALTRANS DISTRICT 5 SHOPP AND MINOR PROGRAM). Richard Murphy
  B-3 Contract between SLOCOG and LSC Transportation Consultants, Inc. for 2022 Coordinated Public Transit-Human Services Plan (Coordinated Plan) (APPROVE CONTRACT BETWEEN SLOCOG AND LSC TRANSPORTATION CONSULTANTS, INC. FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $88,000). Sarah Woolsey
  B-4 SLOCOG Zero-Emission Vehicle (ZEV)/Electric Vehicle (EV) Activity Update (INFORMATION). Tim Gillham
  B-5 Contract Amendment with DCR Design for Regional Active Transportation Plan Volume 2 ( RATIFY CONTRACT FOR $14,082 WITH DCR DESIGNS, LLC). John DiNunzio
  B-6 US101 Pismo Congestion Relief Preferred Build Alernative (SUPPORT SELECTION OF ALTERNATIVE 2 AS THE PREFERRED BUILD ALTERNATIVE). Stephen Hanamaikai
  B-7 Project Initiation Documents (PIDs) | FY 21/22, FY 22/23 and FY 23/24 SLOCOG (SUPPORRT PROGRAM RECOMMENTATIONS FOR PIDS AND CORRIDOR PLANS (TABLE 1). Richard Murphy
  B-8 Transit Fund Programming: FY 2021/2022 Rural Transit Fund (RTF) and State of Good Repair (SGR) (APPROVE STAFF RECOMMENDATIONS TOTALING $959K. Tim Gillham
    a) Approve FY 2021/22 Rural Transit Funds (RTF) projects in Table A.
    b) Approve FY 2021/22 State of Good Repair (SGR) projects in Table B, and authorize SLOCOG Executive Director to make minor adjustments to SGR amounts once the August SCO revised allocation is released.
    c) Approve RTA request to redirect $250K in FY 20/21 RTF awarded for operating assistance to capital projects.
    d) Approve revised FY 20/21 LCTOP Tabler A funding recommendations awarded on February 3rd based on SCO FY 20/21 numbers.
  B-9 Status of Broadband Internet (RECEIVE INFORMATION). Daniel Audelo
    Consent Agenda - SLOCOG Administrative Items:
  C-1 Year-to-date Financial Report and Overall Work Program (OWP) and Budget Amendment No. 3 (RECEIVE AND FILE YEAR-TO-DATE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS [ATTACHMENTS A AND B]; APPROVE FY 2020/21 OWP AND BUDGET AMENDMENT NO. 3 [ATTACHMENT C]). Thomas Arndt
  C-2 FY 2021/22 Transportation Development Act (TDA) Fund Apportionment (APPROVE STAFF RECOMMENDATION). Lori Kramer
    a. APPROVE ESTIMATED LOCAL TRANSPORTATION FUND [LTF] [TABLE A] APPORTIONMENTS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2021/2022
    b. APPROVE STATE TRANSIT ASSISTANCE [STA] [TABLE C] ALLOCATIONS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2021/2022 [SUBJECT TO STATE BUDGET]).
  C-3 COVID-19 Prevention Program (CPP) for SLOCOG (ACCEPT THE CPP). Lori Kramer
  C-4 AGP Video Production of Board Meetings - Contract Extension (APPROVE CONTRACT EXTENSION WITH AGP VIDEO FOR ONE YEAR to televise all SLOCOG and RTA meetings with costs shared on a pro-rata basis [APPROXIMATELY $6,055 ANNUALLY]. [RTA to consider separately at their May meeting). Sean Macias
    Consent Agenda – Correspondence, News Items & Other Reports:
  D-1 Correspondence, Press Releases and News Articles (INFORMATION – REVIEW AND FILE). Peter Rodgers / Sean Macias
  D-2 Ride-On Transportation Semi-Annual Report: July-December 2020 (INFORMATION). Mark Shaffer
V. TRANSPORTATION AND PRESENTATION ITEMS
  E-1 California Action Plan for Transportation Investments (CAPTI) and other State updates (ROLL CALL – CONCEPTUALLY SUPPORT COMMENTS IN DRAFT LETTER ON PAGE E-1-4). Peter Rodgers / Gus Khouri
  E-2 Metropolitan Statistical Area Changes (ROLL CALL – RATIFY LETTER OPPOSING SHIFT TO METROPOLITAN AREAS). James Worthley / Peter Rodgers
  E-3 Draft 2022 Fund Cycle Programming Policies & 2021 Needs Assessment (ROLL CALL – APPROVE STAFF RECOMMENDATION). Richard Murphy, John DiNunzio, Stephen Hanamaikai
    1. Provide input on draft programming policies (Attachment A) and schedule action in June
    2. Receive 2021 funding needs assessment (Attachment B) for near-term improvements
  E-4 2023 Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) – Draft Financial Element (ROLL CALL - ENDORSE FINDINGS, POLICY RECOMMENDATIONS (with suggested changes from the RTP Stakeholder Group integrated), AND REAFFIRM INTERMODAL FUNDING APPROACH to the Financial Chapter of the 2019 RTP). John DiNunzio
  E-5 Draft 2050 Regional Growth Forecast Trajectories (ROLL CALL – REAFFIRM THE ADOPTED 2017 REGIONAL GROWTH FORECAST [RGF] MEDIUM POPULATION AND EMPLOYMENT TRAJECTORIES [#3]). Daniel Audelo
  E-6 Draft Regional Active Transportation Plan {Volume 1} (ROLL CALL - RECEIVE INFORMATION; DIRECT STAFF TO RECEIVE PUBLIC COMMENT, CONDUCT STORY TELLING JAM SESSION ON EARTH DAY, APRIL 22nd AND RETURN TO BOARD WITH VOLUME 2 TO FINALIZE). John DiNunzio
VI. AREA WIDE ITEMS
  F-1 FY 2021/2022 Proposed Overall Work Program and Budget (ROLL CALL – APPROVE STAFF RECOMMENDATION). Peter Rodgers / Thomas Arndt
    a. Adopt Resolution Approving the 2021/2022 OWP and Budget and Certify Conformity with Federal and State Rules and Regulations; Authorize Staff to make minor modifications to the Budget and OWP to Address FHWA, FTA and Caltrans Comments
    b. Adopt associated salary schedule
VII. BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS & BOARD REPORTS
VIII. ADJOURNMENT
   
Next SLOCOG meeting: June 2, 2021, 9:30 Wednesday
     
RTA BOARD AGENDA

*** VIA ZOOM WEBINAR ***

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

RTA will immediately follow SLOCOG Board Meeting, start time will be approximately 11:00 a.m.

The AGENDA is available/posted at: http://www.slorta.org
 
President: John Peschong   Vice 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)
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 a 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 RTA Board meeting on January 6, 2021 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_JhgdTE7IQ9uu8DUir5tnyg
HOW TO COMMENT:
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.
***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, April 5, 2021.
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, April 5, 2021.
   
CALL MEETING TO ORDER, 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. CONSENT AGENDA: (Roll Call Vote) the following items are considered routine and noncontroversial by staff and will be approved by one motion if no member of the RTA 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 considered separately. Questions of clarification may be made by RTA Board members, without the removal of the item from the Consent Agenda. Staff recommendations for each item are noted following the item.
  A-1 Authorize FTA Section 5339(c) Low or No Emission Grant Application Submittal (Approve)
B. INFORMATION AGENDA

None
C. ACTION AGENDA

None
D. CLOSED SESSION ITEMS –

None
E. BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS

Next regularly-scheduled RTA Board meeting on May 5, 2021