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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 2/13/2024 9:00 AM Minutes status: Approved  
Meeting location: COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING BOARD HEARING ROOM, FOURTH FLOOR 105 EAST ANAPAMU STREET, SANTA BARBARA
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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24-00001  Agenda ItemCounty Executive Officer’s Report: Receive a report from the County Executive Officer (CEO) on County programs, County staff updates and achievements, staff recognitions, updates on major projects, updates on state and federal legislation, and upcoming events of interest to the Board and the public. There will be no Board discussion except to ask questions or refer matters to staff; and no action will be taken unless listed on a subsequent agenda. Your County, Your Heroes - Scott Perkins, Santa Barbara County Agricultural Commissioner/Weights and Measures Department  Action details Not available
24-00164  Agenda ItemPUBLIC EMPLOYEE APPOINTMENT / RE-APPOINTMENT (Paragraph (1) of subdivision (b) of Government Code section 54957) Director of Public Works.  Action details Not available
24-00162 A-1)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution in Support of Peace and Respect for Human Rights in Ethiopia.Pass Action details Not available
24-00163 A-2)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the month of February 2024 as Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
24-00157 A-3)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Custody Lieutenant Anthony Espinoza upon his retirement from the Sheriff’s Office after over 25 years of faithful and distinguished service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
24-00144 A-4)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Agreement for Professional Legal Services with Outside Counsel Stradling Yocca Carlson and Rauth, as follows: a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Professional Legal Services with Stradling Yocca Carlson and Rauth, A Professional Corporation, with a not-to-exceed amount of $25,000.00 and a term ending January 31, 2025; and b) Determine that the above actions are not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15378(b)(5) of the CEQA Guidelines, because they consist of administrative activities of government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
24-00061 A-5)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Annexation of Orcutt Gateway Retail Commercial Center/Key Site 2 (APN 129-280-001) to Orcutt Community Facilities District, Fourth District, as follows: a) Consider the adoption (second reading) of “An Ordinance of the Board of Supervisors of the County of Santa Barbara Approving Annexation of Territory to Orcutt Community Facilities District (No. 2002-1) and Authorizing the Levy of Special Taxes Therein;” and b) Determine that the adoption of the Ordinance is not the approval of a project that is subject to environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(4), finding that the project is a creation of a governmental funding mechanism or other government fiscal activity, which does not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant physical impact on the environment; and direct staff to file a Notice of Exemption (NOE).Pass Action details Not available
24-00159 A-6)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding appointments to the Retirement Board of the Santa Barbara County Employees’ Retirement System, as follows: a) Approve the appointment of Dustin Dodgin to serve on the Retirement Board of the Santa Barbara County Employees’ Retirement System for a three-year term ending December 31, 2026, effective immediately; and b) Approve the appointment of Robert Bianchi to serve on the Retirement Board of the Santa Barbara County Employees’ Retirement System for a three-year term ending December 31, 2026, effective immediately.Pass Action details Video Video
24-00156 A-7)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a request to allocate one additional Project Coordinator (Capital Projects Coordinator) position to General Services - Capital Projects and Facilities Maintenance Divisions, as follows: a) Adopt and approve changes to the Salary Resolution, which allocates one (1) Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) Capital Projects Coordinator position in the General Services Department, effective March 4, 2024; and b) Determine pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15378(b)(4) that the above action is a government fiscal activity which does not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant physical impact on the environment, and therefore is not a project subject to environmental review.Pass Action details Not available
24-00143 A-8)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Carahsoft, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Agreement with Carahsoft for information technology (IT) professional services for a total maximum compensation amount not to exceed $894,732.48, beginning February 13, 2024, through February 12, 2027; b) Approve and authorize the Chief Information Officer, or their designee, to execute change orders to the agreement to order additional services set forth in the Agreement in an amount not to exceed $89,473.24; and c) Determine that the above recommended actions are government funding mechanisms or other government fiscal activities, which do not involve any commitment to any specific project that may result in a potentially significant physical impact on the environment, and are therefore not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15378(b)(4) of the CEQA Guidelines.Pass Action details Not available
24-00146 A-9)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Public Convenience or Necessity Determination for Chumash California Gas Station No. 3, LLC, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the letter and forward the application and letter to the California Department of Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC) determining that public convenience and necessity will be served by issuing the new ABC License (Type 20) to Chumash Gas Station No. 3, LLC, located at 990 Edison St. Santa Ynez, with Assessor’s Parcel Number 143-254-004; and b) Determine that the proposed action is an administrative activity of the County, which will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment and is therefore not a “project” as defined for the purposes of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) under State CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5).Pass Action details Not available
24-00150 A-10)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the authority to advertise and receive bids for the Solomon Creek Sewer Rehabilitation Project, Fourth and Fifth District, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Laguna County Sanitation District: a) Authorize the Public Works Director to advertise and receive bids for the Solomon Creek Sewer Rehabilitation project; and b) Determine that the advertising for and receipt of bids is an administrative and fiscal activity which will not result in changes in the environment and therefore the action does not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), pursuant to 14 CCR Section 15378(b)(5).Pass Action details Not available
24-00151 A-11)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Public Works Director’s Report on Emergency Response Actions from Impacts of Flooding and Storms and Continuation of Emergency Actions, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) Acting as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Receive and review a report from the Public Works Director regarding emergency actions taken pursuant to Resolution No. 19-327 and Public Contract Code Section 22050 related to emergency operations responding to flooding, storms, and debris removal projects following the 2023 winter storm events and the necessity of the action and the reasons the emergency will not permit delay resulting from competitive solicitation of bids; b) Determine that there is a need to continue the emergency actions ordered by the Public Works Director (4/5 vote required); c) Direct staff to return to the Board every 14 days to allow the Board to review the emergency actions and determine, by a 4/5 vote, whether there is a need to continue the emergency actions until the actions are terminated; and d) DetermPass Action details Not available
24-00155 A-12)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Cannon Corporation for Construction Management and Inspection of the Village Square Offsite Storm Drain, Fourth District, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) Acting as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Cannon Corporation (tri-county vendor) for Construction Management and Inspection services of the Village Square Offsite Storm Drain for a period of performance from April 12, 2023 through December 31, 2024. This Agreement converts a Purchase Order to a Board Contract and increases funding to $165,356.00 and increasing the contingency to a total contingency $16,535.60 for a total not to exceed amount of $181,891.60, inclusive of the contract amount of $127,406.00 plus a contingency $12,740.60 for a total of $140,146.60; under Purchase Order CN4461; b) Approve and authorize the Public Works Director, or designee, to make immaterial changes in aPass Action details Not available
24-00153 A-13)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Santa Ynez River Valley Groundwater Basin - Eastern Management Area Interim Cost Sharing Agreement, Third District, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Water Agency: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to Execute the “Interim Cost Sharing Agreement, Santa Ynez River Valley Groundwater Basin - Eastern Management Area” among the Santa Barbara County Water Agency, the Santa Ynez River Water Conservation District, City of Solvang, and the Santa Ynez River Water Conservation District, Improvement District No. 1 for the period of November 15, 2023 until a groundwater fee is implemented; and b) Determine that this action is not subject to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to State CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5), as it is an administrative action that will not result in direct or indirect changes to the environment, and 15306 as information collection which does not result in serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource.Pass Action details Not available
24-00152 A-14)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Public Works Director's Report on Emergency Response Actions from Impacts of Flooding and Storms and Continuation of Emergency Actions, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Receive and review a report from the Public Works Director regarding emergency actions taken pursuant to Resolution No. 19-327 and Public Contract Code Section 22050 related to emergency operations responding to flooding, storms, debris removal and transportation projects following the recent storm events and the necessity of the action and the reasons the emergency will not permit delay resulting from competitive solicitation of bids; b) Determine that there is a need to continue the emergency actions ordered by the Public Works Director (4/5 vote required); c) Direct staff to return to the Board at the next regular meeting, or every 14 days in the case of consecutive weekly regular meetings, to allow the Board to review the emergency action and determine whether there is a need to continue the emergency action, by a 4/5 vote, until the actions are terminated; and d) DetermPass Action details Not available
24-00145 A-15)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Fiscal Years (FYs) 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 Sheriff’s Voluntary Response Supplemental Law Enforcement Agreements Reports, as follows: a) Receive and file the Fiscal Years 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 reports of Sheriff’s Voluntary Response (SVR) supplemental law enforcement agreements, as required by Resolution No. 19-2; and b) Determine that the approval of the recommended action is not subject to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5), since the action is a government administrative activity which does not involve commitment to any specific project which may result in potentially significant physical impact on the environment.Pass Action details Not available
24-00147 A-16)Set Hearing/Hearing RequestSet a hearing to consider recommendations regarding the Erickson Appeal of the County Planning Commission Approval of Verizon Wireless at Camino Majorca, Case Nos. 23APL-00040, 22DVP-00000-00023, 22CDP-00000-00146, and 19BAR-00000-00222, which consist of an appeal of a Director-level Development Plan and concurrent Coastal Development Permit, and the associated Board of Architectural Review application to allow the installation of a new small cell wireless facility on an existing utility pole located within the public right-of-way of Camino Majorca, Second District, as follows: (Set a hearing for March 5, 2024. Time estimate: 1 hour 15 minutes) a) Deny the appeal, Case No. 23APL-00040; b) Make the required findings for approval of the project, Case Nos. 22DVP-00000-00023, 22CDP-00000-00146, and 19BAR-00000-00222, including California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) findings; c) Determine the project is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15303; and d) Grant de novo approval of the project, Case Nos. 22DVP-0000Pass Action details Not available
24-00148 A-17)Set Hearing/Hearing RequestSet a hearing to consider recommendations regarding the County Planning Commission’s recommendation to approve the Key Site H Development Agreement project (23ORD-00004), as follows: (Set a hearing for March 12, 2024. Time estimate: 1 hour 30 minutes) a) Receive and file the County Planning Commission’s recommendation to approve the Key Site H Development Agreement project; b) Approve the introduction (first reading) of an Ordinance approving the Key Site H Development Agreement; c) Read the title of the Ordinance into the record and waive full reading of the Ordinance; and d) Set a hearing on the Administrative Agenda of March 19, 2024, to consider recommendations, as follows: i) Make the required findings for approval of the project, Case No. 23ORD-00004, including California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) findings; ii) Determine that the ninety-nine (99) unit multifamily residential development project as described in the Development Agreement, including Example Project Plans Implementing Development Agreement Provisions, is exempt from CEQA pursuant to StatePass Action details Not available
24-00165 A-18)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an agreement for County Counsel Services for the Santa Barbara County Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO), as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement Between County of Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara LAFCO for the Appointment of County Counsel as the Commission’s Legal Counsel commencing February 13, 2024 and automatically renewing each Fiscal Year, unless terminated by either party 60 days prior to the Agreement’s termination, for an initial not-to-exceed revenue amount to the County of $65,000.00 for the first full Fiscal Year; and b) Determine that the above action is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15378(b)(4) and (b)(5) of the CEQA Guidelines because it consists of administrative and fiscal activities of government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
24-00002  Agenda ItemPublic Comment Period THE PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD IS RESERVED FOR COMMENT ON MATTERS WITHIN THE SUBJECT MATTER JURISDICTION OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS. EACH PERSON MAY ADDRESS THE BOARD FOR UP TO THREE MINUTES AT THE DISCRETION OF THE CHAIR, FOR A TOTAL PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD OF NO MORE THAN 15 MINUTES. (Resolution No. 09-368) (24-00002) WHEN TESTIFYING BEFORE THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, PERSONAL ATTACKS AND OTHER DISRUPTIVE BEHAVIOR ARE NOT APPROPRIATE.  Action details Video Video
24-00158 1)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding CalFresh Program Augmentation, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) (EST. TIME: 20 MIN.) a) Adopt a Resolution amending the Salary Resolution to allocate 86 positions to the Department of Social Services, effective February 19, 2024; b) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0009540 to increase appropriations of $1,436,000.00 in the Social Services Department, Social Services Fund for Salaries and Employee Benefits funded by unanticipated revenue from the State of California for the administration of the CalFresh Program; and c) Determine that the above actions are government fiscal activities or funding mechanisms which do not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in potential physical impacts on the environment, and are therefore not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15378(b)(4) of the CEQA guidelines. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Video Video
24-00149 2)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding ordinance amendments to the County Land Use and Development Code (LUDC), Montecito Land Use and Development Code (MLUDC), and Article II, Coastal Zoning Ordinance (CZO) to comply with recent changes in state housing law. These changes include new regulations and development standards regarding the streamlined permitting of supportive housing and low barrier navigation centers, the establishment or modification of objective design standards for applicable multiple-unit and mixed-use housing projects, revisions to the standards and criteria related to State Density Bonus Law provisions, and establishment or modification of standards for streamlined housing review, as follows: (EST. TIME: 35 MIN.) a) Make the required findings for approval of the zoning code amendments, including California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) findings; b) Determine that adoption of the LUDC (Case No. 21ORD-00000-00001), MLUDC (Case No. 21ORD-00000-00002), and CZO (Case No. 21ORD-00000-00003) amendments are exempt from CEQA pursuant to CEQA Guidelines SectionsPass Action details Video Video