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RTA BOARD AGENDA

*** VIA ZOOM WEBINAR ***

Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at 9:30 AM

The AGENDA is available/posted at: http://www.slorta.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)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)
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 N29-20, the RTA Board meeting on September 1, 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 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:

https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_SUSIPx3ISOWgfXpCaVnHqw
  
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 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 August 31, 2021 (the day before the meeting) and will be limited to three (3) minutes.
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    Email – Written Public Comments to: info@slorta.org 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, August 31, 2021.
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    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 Tuesday, August 31, 2021.
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    FLAG SALUTE

    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
     
    CLOSED SESSION ITEMS

     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.
     CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS
    Agency designated representatives: Geoff Straw, Executive Director
    Employee organization: Teamsters Local 986
       
    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.
    Motion and Vote
     A-1Executive Committee Meeting Minutes of April 14, 2021 (Information)
     A-2RTA Board Meeting Minutes of May 5, 2021 (Approve)
     A-3Authorize New SLOCPT Rates for July 2022 Implementation (Approve)
     A-4Authorize the RTA to Apply for ARPA Funding (Approve)
     A-5Vehicle Procurement for ADA Runabout Minivans & Declare Vehicle Surplus (Approve)
     A-6Procurement of Third-Party Services Related to Move into BMF (Approve)
     A-7Procurement of Bus Engine Overhaul Services (Approve)
     A-8Procurement of Relocation Services for BMF (Approve)

    B.INFORMATION AGENDA
     B-1
    Executive Director’s Report (Receive)
    Motion and Vote
     B-2
    Bus Maintenance Facility Update (Receive)
    Motion and Vote
     B-3
    Bus Stop Improvements Plan Update (Receive)
    Motion and Vote
       
    C.ACTION AGENDA
     C-1
    Salary Schedule Revisions for Union and Non-Union Employees (Approve)
    Motion and Vote
       
    D. BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS
      Next regularly-scheduled RTA Board meeting on November 3, 2021
       
       
    Adjourn to SLOCOG Board Meeting
      

     

     

     WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2021

    ***SPECIAL MEETING***
    (Immediately following the Regional Transit Authority Board Meeting)


    SLOCOG starts at approximately 10:30 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)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)
     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 “Special Meeting” on September 1, 2021 will be a virtual meeting held via Zoom webinar, immediately following the Regional Transit Authority (RTA) Board Meeting/Zoom.
    HOW TO WATCH:
    1.To Watch: To watch 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 CommentPlease use the following link to register in advance of the webinarAfter registering, you will receive a confirmation email with details about joining the webinar:

    https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_SUSIPx3ISOWgfXpCaVnHqw

    HOW TO COMMENT:
    SLOCOG is accepting general public comments for items on the SLOCOG Board September 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 your 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, August 30, 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 Monday, August 30, 2021.
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    SLOCOG BOARD AGENDA

    September 1, 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.
    SLOCOG Board Minutes – August 4, 2021 (APPROVE)
    Motion and Vote
    IV.TRANSPORTATION AND PRESENTATION ITEMS
     A-1
    2022 Fund Cycle Policies, and Project Status, and Call for Projects (VOICE VOTE – APPROVE STAFF RECOMMENDATION). Richard Murphy
    Motion and Vote
      a)Approve 2022 Programming Policies (Attachment A)
      b)Further assess the budget, scope, and schedule for six priority projects and return in October with findings (Table 1).
      c)Provide input on strawman initial staff funding proposal for Tier 1 & Tier 2 priority projects (Table 2)
      d)Announce SLOCOG’s Call for Projects for community betterments and distribute the grant application to eligible agencies (Attachment B).
     A-2
    2021 Regional Active Transportation Plan - Final (VOICE VOTE – RECEIVE PUBLIC COMMENTS AND ADOPT THE 2021 REGIONAL ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION PLAN). John DiNunzio
    Motion and Vote
    V.CLOSED SESSION: Personnel: Executive Director’s Annual Performance Evaluation (Government Code Section 54957(b)).
    VI. BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS & BOARD REPORTS
    VII.ADJOURNMENT
      
    Next SLOCOG meeting: October 6, 2021, Wednesday