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File #: 18-00095    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Passed
File created: In control: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
On agenda: 1/30/2018 Final action: 1/30/2018
Title: HEARING - Consider the adoption of a Summary Nuisance Abatement of Storm Emergency Debris from the Thomas Fire within stream channels - Urgency Ordinance amending Article V, Chapter 17 of the Santa Barbara County Code, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Adopt the Summary Nuisance Abatement of Storm Emergency Debris - Urgency Ordinance, allowing the Director of Public Works to authorize, when it constitutes an immediate threat to life, public health, and safety, actions necessary to enter private property impacted by debris flows from the Thomas Fire to clear sediment, debris or other obstructions within stream channels and within 100 feet of the top of bank of stream channels; b) Read the title and waive further reading of the Urgency Ordinance; c) Determine that adoption of the Urgency Ordinance is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15269; and d) Waive the Notice of Exemption 6-day posting requirem...
Sponsors: PUBLIC WORKS
Attachments: 1. Board Letter, 2. Attachment A - Nuisance Abatement Debris Urgency Ordinance, 3. Attachment B - CEQA NOE, 4. Attachment C - Thomas Fire Channel Clearing report with attachments

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HEARING - Consider the adoption of a Summary Nuisance Abatement of Storm Emergency Debris from the Thomas Fire within stream channels - Urgency Ordinance amending Article V, Chapter 17 of the Santa Barbara County Code, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.)

 

a) Adopt the Summary Nuisance Abatement of Storm Emergency Debris - Urgency Ordinance, allowing the Director of Public Works to authorize, when it constitutes an immediate threat to life, public health, and safety, actions necessary to enter private property impacted by debris flows from the Thomas Fire to clear sediment, debris or other obstructions within stream channels and within 100 feet of the top of bank of stream channels;

 

b) Read the title and waive further reading of the Urgency Ordinance;

 

c) Determine that adoption of the Urgency Ordinance is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15269; and

 

d) Waive the Notice of Exemption 6-day posting requirement for good cause pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section V.D.2.

 

COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICY