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SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7 , 2020 , 8:30 A.M.


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

The AGENDA is available/posted at: www.slocog.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)
VACANT (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 October 7, 2020 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_bbnGcRw9SHG7-a5OvIrrvA
  
HOW TO COMMENT:
SLOCOG is accepting general public comments for items on the SLOCOG Board October 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: 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, October 5, 2020.
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, October 5, 2020.
  
SLOCOG BOARD AGENDA – ZOOM WEBINAR

October 7, 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.TRANSPORTATION ITEMS
 A-1
2023 Regional Transportation Plan: Background, Requirements and Schedule (ROLL CALL - REVIEW AND COMMENT; SUPPORT DIRECTION). James Worthley
Motion and Vote
 A-2
REAP Regional Projects and County Appointment to the Central Coast Housing Working Group (CCHWG) (ROLL CALL - A. APPOINT ONE COUNTY SUPERVISOR TO THE CCHWGB. ENDORSE REAP COMPETITIVE REGIONAL PROJECTS AMOUNT OPTION 1: FUND TWO REGIONAL PROJECTS AND REDISTRIBUTE THE REMAINING FUNDING TO THE JURISDICTIONS.). Sara Sanders
Motion and Vote
 A-3
2020 Fund Program Update (ROLL CALL - RECEIVE INFORMATIONRETURN IN DECEMBER WITH SB1 GRANT ANNOUNCEMENTS AND OTHER POLICY CONSIDERATIONS). Richard Murphy
Motion and Vote
 A-4
State Legislative Update Memo and Governor’s Transportation Action Plan (ROLL CALL – a) RECEIVE STATE LEGISLATIVE UPDATE MEMO; b) FORMALIZE AND SUBMIT CONCERNS ON ACTION PLAN). Richard Murphy / Gus Khouri (Consultant).
Motion and Vote
V.
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:
 B-1SLOCOG Minutes – August 5, 2020 (APPROVE)
 B-2Executive Committee Minutes – September 9, 2020 (INFORMATION)
 B-3Social Services Transportation Advisory Council (SSTAC) Minutes – September 23, 2020 (INFORMATION)
 B-4Technical Transportation Advisory Committee (TTAC) Minutes – September 23, 2020 (INFORMATION)

B-5Citizens Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) Minutes – September 23, 2020 (INFORMATION)
  Consent Agenda - SLOCOG Administrative Office & Regional Rideshare Items:
 C-1Year-to-date Financial Report and Overall Work Program (OWP) and Budget Amendment No. 1 (RECEIVE AND FILE YEAR-TO-DATE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS [ATTACHMENTS A AND B]; APPROVE FY 2020/21 OWP AND BUDGET AMENDMENT NO. 1 [ATTACHMENT C]). Thomas Arndt
 C-2SLOCOG Executive Director Employment Contract Amendment 2 (APPROVE ATTACHED AMENDMENT 2 TO EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT, PROVIDING A 2% MERIT INCREASE EFFECTIVE JANUARY 10, 2021). Lori Kramer
 C-3FY 2020/21 Transportation Development Act (TDA) Funding Revisions (APPROVE FY 20/21 TDA FUNDING REVISIONS TO RTF, STA AND SGR). Lori Kramer
  Consent Agenda – Programming Division Items:
 D-12021 Transit Needs Assessment Update (ACCEPT INFORMATION AND SUBMIT TO CALTRANS). Sarah Woolsey
 D-22021/2022 Unmet Transit Needs and Bicycle and Pedestrian Improvement Study Schedule, Methodology, Definitions, and Criteria (APPROVE STAFF RECOMMENDATION:
  a.APPROVE RESOLUTION [ATTACHMENT A] ADOPTING SCHEDULE, METHODOLOGY, DEFINITIONS, AND CRITERIA [EXHIBITS A & B].
  b.APPROVE DRAFT FLYERS FOR DISTRIBUTION). Sarah Woolsey
 D-3Transportation Safety Partnership Program - Status of Local Road Safety Plans (APPROVE STAFF RECOMMENDATION). Stephen Hanamaikai, John DiNunzio
  1)Coordinate with member agencies to ensure safety planning efforts occur timely.
  2)Direct staff to assemble an ad-hoc safety-working group, consisting of a diverse group of transportation practitioners, to discuss measures that advance safety goals for all transportation modes.
 D-4Year-End Legislative Report (APPROVE STAFF RECOMMENDATION). Tim Gillham
  a)Information on status of bills.
  b)Review enacted bills and modify processes and requirements accordingly
 D-5Regional Active Transportation Plan - Print, Web and Engagement Services Contract (RATIFY SERVICES CONTRACT for $21,395 as approved by Executive Director, based on a firm selected from the pre-qualified consulting list, using service contract delegated authority). John DiNunzio
 D-6Update of the 2020 State Highway Operation and Protection Program (SHOPP) for San Luis Obispo County (CIRCULATE PROJECT LIST TO TTAC REPRESENTATIVES, EVALUATE partnership opportunities with Caltrans District 5, and provide a status of actions, if any, to the SLOCOG Board). John DiNunzio
 D-7Ride-On Contract Amendment No. 1 (APPROVE CONTRACT AMENDMENT NO. 1). Sarah Woolsey
  Consent Agenda – Planning Division Items:
 E-1Amended – Technical Transportation Advisory Committee (TTAC) Bylaws (APPROVE AMENDMENT TO TTAC BYLAWS AS SHOWN IN EXCERPT). Sean Macias
 E-2Federal Performance Measures Update (RECEIVE INFORMATION: Based on the data sent by the jurisdictions the San Luis Obispo Region met two of the four targets (percentage of pavement in good condition and percentage of bridge areas in poor condition), made progress on the percentage of pavements in poor condition target, and maintained the bridges in the fair category). Daniel Audelo
 E-3Equity Review & Assessment (APPROVE THE EQUITY ASSESSMENT SCOPE OF WORK AND AUTHORIZE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO APPROVE A CONTRACT NOT TO EXCEED $15K). Sara Sanders
 E-4General Rail Update (RECEIVE INFORMATION). Anna Devers
 E-5California Transportation Plan 2050 (CTP) (RECEIVE INFORMATION). Sara Sanders
  Consent Agenda – Correspondence, News Items & Other Reports:
 F-1Ride-On Transportation 2020 Annual Report (INFORMATION). Mark Shaffer
 F-2Correspondence, Press Releases and News Articles (INFORMATION – REVIEW AND FILE). Peter Rodgers / Sean Macias
VI. BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS & BOARD REPORTS
VII.ADJOURNMENT
  
Next SLOCOG meeting: December 2, 2020, Wednesday