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SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS

WEDNESDAY, June 2, 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 June 2, 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.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 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_G1Ppy2qPTIOIQvex_pX5uA
  
HOW TO COMMENT:
SLOCOG is accepting general public comments for items on the SLOCOG Board June 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, May 31, 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 Friday, May 28, 2021.
  
SLOCOG BOARD AGENDA – ZOOM WEBINAR

June 2, 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-1SLOCOG Board Minutes – April 7, 2021 (APPROVE)
 A-2Executive Committee Minutes – May 12, 2021 (INFORMATION)
 A-3Social Services Transportation Advisory Council (SSTAC) Minutes – May 19, 2021 (INFORMATION)
 A-4Technical Transportation Advisory Committee (TTAC) Minutes – May 19, 2021 (INFORMATION)

A-5Citizens Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) Minutes – May 19, 2021 (INFORMATION)
 A-6Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) Steering Committee Meeting Notes – May 10, 2021 (INFORMATION)
  Consent Agenda – Programming Division Items:
 B-1Triennial Performance Audit Findings and Recommendations – SLOCOG and SLO Transit (ACCEPT REPORTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS). Sarah Woolsey & Derek Wong of Michael Baker International
 B-2Contract with Ride-On Transportation (APPROVE CONTRACT, ATTACHMENT A, WITH RIDE-ON TRANSPORTATION NOT TO EXCEED $251,479). Sarah Woolsey
 B-3Grants NoticeRebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE), Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP), and Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities Program (AHSC) (INFORMATION). Sarah Woolsey
 B-4Approval to Serve as the Local Access Fund Administrator (LAFA) for the Access for All Program (ADOPT RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF THE CERTIFICATION TO SERVE AS THE LOCAL ACCESS FUND ADMINISTRATOR FOR THE ACCESS FOR ALL PROGRAM). Sarah Woolsey
 B-5South Central Coast CALeVIP Incentive Project Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) (EXECUTE MOU WITH SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT [SLO APCD]). Tim Gillham
 B-6Renew Park-and-Ride (P&R) Lot Lease with St. William’s Church (AUTHORIZE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO EXECUTE 5-YEAR CONTRACT (not included) with St. William’s Church not to exceed $30,000 for P&R Lot improvements, liability insurance, and maintenance costs). Tim Gillham
 B-7Amend Call Box Maintenance Contract with CASE Emergency Systems (APPROVE CONTRACT AMENDMENT #2 WITH CASE EMERGENCY SYSTEMS [no fiscal impact]). Tim Gillham
 B-8Hybrid Farebox Recovery Ratio for San Luis Obispo Regional Transit Authority (RTA) (APPROVE THE HYBRID FAREBOX RECOVERY RATIO FOR RTA FIXED ROUTE SERVICES FOR FY 2021/2022 AS 16%).Stephen Hanamaikai
 B-92021 Draft Regional Active Transportation Plan (ATP) – Volume 2 (RECEIVE INFORMATION; DIRECT STAFF TO RECEIVE PUBLIC COMMENT, RETURN TO BOARD WITH REVISED VOLUME 1 AND VOLUME 2 TO FINALIZE IN AUGUST). John DiNunzio
 B-10Protest and Senior Go! Contract Award (APPROVE STAFF RECOMMENDATION). Sarah Woolsey
  A.Deny protest from Ride-On Transportation
  B.Approve three-year contract with Ventura Transit System, Inc. for an amount not-to-exceed $250,000/year.
  Consent Agenda – Programming Division Items:
 C-1SLOCOG Equity Assessment Update (RECEIVE INFORMATION ON SLOCOG EQUITY ASSESSMENT). Sara Sanders
 C-2Contract with Employment Development Department (EDD) and Beacon Economics (APPROVE STAFF RECOMMENDATION). Daniel Audelo
  A.Authorize Executive Director to approve contract to procure quarterly confidential business/employment data from the California Employment Development Department.
  B.Authorize Executive Director to approve contract with Beacon Economics for economic consulting Services
 C-3Census Urbanized Area Proposed Changes (RATIFY LETTER OPPOSING CENSUS BUREAU’S PROPOSED CHANGES). James Worthley
  Consent Agenda - SLOCOG Administrative Office & Regional Rideshare Items:
 D-1Year-to-date Financial Report (RECEIVE AND FILE YEAR-TO-DATE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS [ATTACHMENTS A AND B]). Thomas Arndt / Lori Kramer
 D-2Conditional Approval of Transportation Development Act (TDA) Claims for FY 2021/2022 (ADOPT RESOLUTION authorizing the Executive Director to approve 2021/22 TDA claims and authorize TDA funds to be released based on the requirements noted in EXHIBITS A and B of the resolution). Lori Kramer
  Consent Agenda – Correspondence, News Items & Other Reports:
 E-1Correspondence, Press Releases and News Articles (INFORMATION – REVIEW AND FILE). Peter Rodgers / Sean Macia
V.TRANSPORTATION AND PRESENTATION ITEMS
 F-1
2023 Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) Disadvantaged Communities Assessment (ROLL CALL – APPROVE STAFF RECOMMENDATION). Ritu Muralidharan
Motion and Vote
  a)Review and Comment on the 2023 draft Disadvantaged Communities Assessment
  b)Integrate into the 2022 Programming Cycle
 F-2
2022 Fund Cycle – Approve Policies (ROLL CALL - APPROVE). Richard Murphy
Motion and Vote
  1)Approve Programming Policies (Attachment A) for the 2022 Fund Cycle, and
  2)Support Policy #22, “call-for-projects for community betterments,” pending receipt of final state and federal revenue targets.
 F-3
State Legislative Update (ROLL CALL – APPROVE STAFF RECOMMENDATION). Gus Khouri, Legislative Consultant / Tim Gillham
Motion and Vote
Motion and Vote - No Vote
Motion and Vote
Motion and Vote
Motion and Vote
  a)Support 8 bills in SLOCOG Bill Matrix (Attachment A)
  b)Accept May 14th State Legislative Update – May Revise to the Governor’s FY 2021-22 Budget (Attachment B)
VI. BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS & BOARD REPORTS
VII.ADJOURNMENT
  
Next SLOCOG meeting: August 4, 2021, Wednesday