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SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS
REGIONAL TRANSIT AUTHORITY


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


WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 5, 2022, 9:30 a.m.
(SLOCOG Board meeting immediately follows this meeting)
(Regional Transit Authority [RTA] Board meeting immediately follows SLOCOG)

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 Coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns and in accordance with AB 361, which amends Government Code §54953 to allow local legislative bodies to hold virtual meetings after September 30, 2021, if certain criteria are met, the SLOCOG & RTA Joint Board meeting for January 5, 2022 will be a virtual meeting held via Zoom webinar.
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 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_-XiXRNiHRfOBJ_p1Dh_7og
HOW TO COMMENT:
SLOCOG is accepting general public comments for items on the SLOCOG & RTA Board Joint January agenda as well as items of interest not on the agenda within the jurisdiction of the SLOCOG & RTA Board.
***Note: 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: [email protected] 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, January 3, 2022.
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, January 3, 2022.


SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS AND
REGIONAL TRANSIT AUTHORITY

JOINT MEETING – JANUARY 5, 2022
1. FLAG SALUTE, CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL
2. 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.
3.JOINT SLOCOG AND SLORTA BOARD ADMINISTRATIVE ITEMS
 a. WELCOME NEW BOARD MEMBERS (if applicable)
 b.
ELECTION OF OFFICERS: Elect President and Vice President (ROLL CALL – APPROVE).
Motion and Vote
Motion and Vote
 c. EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT (ROLL CALL – APPOINT PRESIDENT, VICE PRESIDENT AND PAST PRESIDENT).
 d. Presentation of Plaque of Appreciation & Bus Sign to Outgoing President John Peschong, recognizing his service as President of the SLOCOG and RTA Boards in 2021. Peter Rodgers & Geoff Straw
 e. Presentation of Plaque of Appreciation & Bus Sign to Outgoing Legal Counsel Nina Negranti, recognizing her service as Legal Counsel of the SLOCOG and RTA Boards from 2019 to 2021. Peter Rodgers & Geoff Straw
 4.ADJOURN TO SLOCOG BOARD MEETING
  Note: The SLOCOG Board meeting agenda is provided under separate cover
***BOARD MEETING - ZOOM WEBINAR***
(This Meeting will be held via Teleconference/Zoom
Webinar, and participation is remote/virtual only)


WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 5, 2022

Starts at approximately 9:40 a.m.
(Immediately following the Joint SLOCOG & RTA Board Meeting)
(Regional Transit Authority Board meeting immediately follows SLOCOG)
 
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)
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 Coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns and in accordance with AB 361, which amends Government Code §54953 to allow local legislative bodies to hold virtual meetings after September 30, 2021, if certain criteria are met, the SLOCOG Board meeting for January 5, 2022 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.
 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_-XiXRNiHRfOBJ_p1Dh_7og
HOW TO COMMENT:

SLOCOG is accepting general public comments for items on the SLOCOG Board January agenda as well as items of interest not on the agenda within the jurisdiction of the SLOCOG Board.
***Note: Members of the public can submit comments via:
Zoom webinar – Verbal, Live, in Real Time Public Comments
 See details on page 1 of this agenda under ‘How to Watch.’
Email – Written Public Comments to: [email protected] 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, January 3, 2022.
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 SLOCOG no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, January 3, 2022.
   
SLOCOG Board Meeting – Zoom Webinar - Agenda
January 5, 2022
  I. CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL
  II.
Teleconferenced Public Meetings: Review Board prior direction authorizing the Executive Director to implement teleconferenced public meetings during the proclaimed local emergency related to COVID-19 pursuant to AB 361 (ROLL CALL – ADOPT RESOLUTION APPROVING STAFF RECOMMENDATION). Peter Rodgers
Motion and Vote
   
  1. Based on the recitals in the resolution, the SLOCOG Board finds that holding in person public meetings would present imminent risks to the health or safety of attendees; and
  2. SLOCOG staff is directed to return at the next regularly scheduled board meeting after adoption of this resolution with an item for SLOCOG Board to review and, if appropriate, renew the findings required by AB 361 to continue to hold public meetings under its provisions.
  III. 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.
  IV. EMPLOYEE RECOGNITION FOR YEARS OF SERVICE TO SLOCOG:
    Certificates of Appreciation
     20 Years
James Worthley, Planning Director
     15 Years
Tim Gillham, Transportation Planner
     10 Years
Mallory Jenkins, Rideshare Program manager
     5 Years
Sarah Woolsey, Mobility Planning & Programs Lead
     5 Years
Daniel Audelo, Transportation Planner
  V.
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 considered 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
   A-1SLOCOG Minutes – December 8, 2021 (APPROVE)
   A-2Joint Request for Proposals for Call Box Private Call Answering Center Services (AUTHORIZE STAFF TO RELEASE a joint Request for Proposals (RFP) for Call Box Private Call Answering Services as part of a cooperative effort with the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), Transportation Agency for Monterey County (TAMC), and the Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission (SCCRTC)).
Tim Gillham
  VI.BOARD ADMINISTRATIVE ITEMS
   B-1 Interagency Assignments (ROLL CALL – APPROVE [OR MODIFY] APPOINTMENTS IN TABLE 1). Peter Rodgers

1. California Association of Councils of Governments (CALCOG) Representation
2. National Association of Regional Councils (NARC) Representation
3. Los Angeles – San Diego - San Luis Obispo (LOSSAN) Rail Corridor Agency
4. Coast Rail Coordinating Council (CRCC) Representation
5. Central Coast Coalition “Sacramento Day”
6. Central Coast Housing Working Group (CCHWG)
Motion and Vote
  VII.PUBLIC HEARING AND TRANSPORTATION ITEMS
   C-1
2022 Regional Transportation Improvement Program (RTIP) (ROLL CALL – ADOPT THE 2022 RTIP AND RESOLUTION (Attachment A) #22-01.
Motion and Vote
  VIII. BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS
  IX.ADJOURNMENT
    
    
    
 


RTA BOARD AGENDA

*** VIA ZOOM WEBINAR ***

Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at approximately 10:00 AM
(following SLOCOG adjournment)

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

President: : vacantVice President: : vacant
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 a request.
Important Notice Regarding COVID-19
Due to the continuing increase of Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases and in accordance with AB 361, which amends Government Code §54953 to allow local legislative bodies to hold virtual meetings after September 30, 2021, if certain criteria is met, the RTA Board meeting for January 5, 2022 will be virtual meetings held via Zoom webinar.


   
Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and in accordance with the Governor’s Executive Order N29-20 relating to the convening of public meetings, the RTA Board will still hold the April , 2020 meeting and will be conducted via teleconference. However, at this time, the meeting will be closed to members of the public and non-essential RTA staff. Below are instructions for the public on how to leave public comments.

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_-XiXRNiHRfOBJ_p1Dh_7og
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.

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 January 4, 2022 (the day before the meeting) and will be limited to three (3) minutes.
Email – Written Public Comments to: [email protected] 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 Tuesday, January 4, 2022.
Mail – Written Public Comments
  Mail to:Clerk of the Board, 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, January 4, 2022.
 

CALL MEETING TO ORDER, ROLL CALL

TELECONFERENCED PUBLIC MEETINGS: Submittal of a Resolution authorizing the Executive Director to implement teleconferenced public meetings during the proclaimed local emergency related to COVID-19 pursuant to AB-361. (ROLL CALL - ADOPT RESOLUTION).

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:
  A-1Executive Committee Meeting Minutes of October 13, 2021 (Information)
  A-2RTA Board Meeting Minutes of November 3, 2021 (Approve)
  A-3RTA Board Meeting Minutes of December 8, 2021 (Approve)
  A-4Paso Robles Bus Parking Yard CEQA Mitigations 4th Annual Monitoring Report (Receive)
  A-5Authorize FTA Annual Certifications and Assurances Submittal (Approve)
  A-6Authorize FTA Section 5311 Grant Application Submittal (Approve)
  A-7Authorize Administration of FTA Sections 5307, 5539 and CMAQ Grant Programs (Approve)
  A-8Authorize Rural Transit Funds Grant Application Submittal (Approve)
  A-9Authorize SB-1 State of Good Repair Grant Application (Approve)
  A-10Authorize Low-Carbon Transit Operations Program Grant Application (Approve)
  A-11Annual Fiscal & Compliance Audit and Annual Single Audit (Accept)
  A-12Declare Vehicles as Surplus – Paso Express (Approve)
  A-13Declare Vehicle as Surplus – South County Transit (Approve)
  A-14Declare Trade Fixtures as Surplus (Approve)
  A-15Authorize Execution of Settlement Agreement with Cross Street 179, LLC (Approve)
B. B. INFORMATION AGENDA:
  B-1Executive Director’s Report (Receive)
  B-2Bus Maintenance Facility (BMF) Progress and Change Order Update (Receive)
C. ACTION AGENDA:
  C-1Adopt FY21-22 Budget Amendment #2 (Approve)
D. CLOSED SESSION ITEMS: It is the intention of the RTA Board to meet in closed session concerning the following item: Executive Director Performance Evaluation (Govt. Code Section 54957)
E. BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS

Next regularly-scheduled RTA Board meeting on March 2, 2022