Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 2/27/2024 9:00 AM Minutes status: Approved  
Meeting location: COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING BOARD HEARING ROOM, FOURTH FLOOR 105 EAST ANAPAMU STREET, SANTA BARBARA
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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 - Custody Deputy Florice Soto, Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department  Action details Not available
24-00192  Agenda ItemCONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS (Subdivision (a) of Government Code section 54957.6) Employee organizations: All bargaining units, unrepresented employees, managers, and executives. Agency-designated representatives: County Executive Officer Mona Miyasato and Human Resources Director Kristine Schmidt.  Action details Not available
24-00185 A-1)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution in Support of the Struggle of the Amhara People of Ethiopia.Pass Action details Not available
24-00191 A-2)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution recognizing February 2024 as National Children’s Dental Health Month in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
24-00166 A-3)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution celebrating the completion of the Strauss Wind Project: A Landmark Coastal Wind Project.Pass Action details Not available
24-00184 A-4)Administrative ItemApprove the appointment of Russell Doty to the Agricultural Advisory Committee, representing the Santa Barbara County Farm Bureau.Pass Action details Not available
24-00173 A-5)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the University of Southern California Fiscal Years (FYs) 2023-2027 Student Support Agreement, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Director of the Department of Behavioral Wellness or designee to execute a Student Support Agreement with the University of Southern California, on behalf of its Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work, for student learning experiences at the Department of Behavioral Wellness from the date executed by the County through December 31, 2027; b) Approve and authorize the Director of the Department of Behavioral Wellness or designee to make immaterial amendments to the Student Support Agreement in accordance with the immaterial amendments provision of the Student Support Agreement, upon review and concurrence by County Counsel’s Office through December 31, 2027; and c) Determine that the above actions are organizational or administrative activities of the government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment and are therefore not projects under the California Environmental Quality Pass Action details Not available
24-00178 A-6)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Davis Guest Home, Inc. First Amendment to the Fiscal Years (FYs) 2022-2024 Services Agreement for Augmented Board and Care Services, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute a First Amendment to the multiyear Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Davis Guest Home, Inc. (not a local vendor) (BC 23-076) to add $150,000.00 in funding for FY 2023-2024 due to an unanticipated increase in intensive residential treatment services for a new total maximum contract amount not to exceed $715,000.00, consisting of $215,000.00 for FY 2022-2023 and $500,000.00 for FY 2023-2024, for the period of July 1, 2022, through June 30, 2024; b) Delegate to the Director of the Department of Behavioral Wellness or designee the authority to suspend, delay, or interrupt the services under the Agreement for convenience per Section 20 of the Agreement, make immaterial changes to the Agreement per Section 26, and adjust the daily rate to accommodate clients with acute needs, additional monitoring needs, or medical complexity, aPass Action details Not available
24-00174 A-7)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Approval of Subrecipient Agreements with Good Samaritan Shelter using Round 2 California Encampment Resolution Funding (CERF-2) for Interim Housing, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a subrecipient agreement with Good Samaritan Shelter, using CERF-2 funds for a total contract maximum amount not to exceed $273,750.00, to provide 10 dedicated beds for interim housing at the Santa Maria Emergency Shelter for persons living in encampments near waterways, subject to annual appropriations and budget approval; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a subrecipient agreement with Good Samaritan Shelter, using CERF-2 funds for a total contract maximum amount not to exceed $273,750.00, to provide 10 dedicated beds for interim housing at the Rainbow Village Interim Supportive Temporary Emergency Housing in Lompoc for persons living in encampments near waterways, subject to annual appropriations and budget approval; and c) Determine that the above-recommended actions are exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (Pass Action details Not available
24-00177 A-8)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Resilient Cuyama Valley Transformative Climate Communities Post-Award Consultation (PAC) Grant, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve and authorize the Board Chair to execute the post-award grant agreement to accept grant funds in the amount of $50,000.00 from the Strategic Growth Council to participate in the PAC process for the Transformative Climate Communities grant program; b) Authorize the Community Services Director or designee(s) to execute amendments to the agreement or budget not exceeding the total amount of $50,000.00; c) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0009567 necessary to adjust appropriations for the receipt of unanticipated Grant Revenues in the amount of $50,000.00; and d) Determine that the above recommended actions are not the approval of a project that is subject to review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Sections 15378(b)(4), finding that the actions are the creation of government funding mechanisms or other government fiscal activities which do not involve any cPass Action details Not available
24-00175 A-9)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Fiscal Year (FY) 2023-2024 Second Quarter Budget Status Report, as follows: a) Receive and file the FY 2023-2024 Second Quarter Budget and Status Report as of December 31, 2023, showing the status of appropriations and financing for departmental budgets adopted by the Board of Supervisors; and b) Determine that the above actions are not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), because pursuant to Sections 15378(b)(4) and 15378(b)(5) the recommended actions consist of organizational, administrative, or fiscal activities of government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
24-00186 A-10)Administrative ItemApprove Budget Revision Request Nos. 0009508; 0009561; 0009563; and 0009584. (4/5 Vote Required)Pass Action details Not available
24-00167 A-11)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a report on Emergency Permit Case No. 23EMP-00015 for Santa Maria River Debris Removal in the Guadalupe Flood Control Easement Area along the Santa Maria River west of Guadalupe, Fifth District, as follows: a) Receive and file a report on Emergency Permit Case No. 23EMP-00015, approved by the Director of Planning and Development on November 3, 2023, which authorized the removal of vegetation and siltation debris within the boundaries of a Flood Control easement along the Santa Maria River from State Route 1 towards the Pacific Ocean; and b) Determine that receiving and filing this report is not a project pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5) as it is an administrative government activity that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
24-00169 A-12)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a report on Emergency Permit Case No. 23EMP-00016 for the Freston Road Repair at 2300 Bella Vista Drive in the Montecito Community Plan Area, First District, as follows: a) Receive and file a report on Emergency Permit Case No. 23EMP-00016, approved by the Director of Planning and Development on November 29, 2023, which authorized the replacement and reinforcement of an existing concrete swale and asphalt concrete driveway on a residential property; and b) Determine that receiving and filing this report is not a project pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5) as it is an administrative government activity that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
24-00176 A-13)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Execution of the First Amendment to the Agreement with Secure Continuous Remote Alcohol Monitoring (SCRAM) of California, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute the First Amendment to the Agreement with SCRAM of California to increase the amount by $3,868.00 for SCRAM that includes equipment, installation and removal of equipment, monitoring, training, and support for adult clients who are under supervision by the Probation Department, for a revised total Agreement amount not to exceed $475,478.00 without a change to the period of performance of July 1, 2022, through June 30, 2023; and b) Determine that the proposed actions do not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), pursuant to Section 15378(b)(4) of the CEQA Guidelines, because they consist of the creation of government funding mechanisms or other government fiscal activities, which do not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant impact on the environment.Pass Action details Not available
24-00179 A-14)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the 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; d) DetermiPass Action details Not available
24-00181 A-15)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 of the 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 and 2024 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; d) AppPass Action details Not available
24-00168 A-16)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an application for the Destruction of Personnel, Background, Overtime Slips and Failed Background Records, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve and execute the Application for the Destruction of Records of Sheriff’s Human Resources records that are at least seven (7) years old and are no longer required by law to be retained; and b) Determine that the above actions are organizational and administrative activities of government and not a project under the California Environmental Act (CEQA) pursuant to Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5).Pass Action details Not available
24-00183 A-17)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Robert Barry Doyle to the Housing Authority Board of Commissioners, term ending December 31, 2027, Fifth District.Pass Action details Not available
24-00187 A-18)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the amendment of County Code Chapter 28, for use of County Rights-of-Way for business purposes, as follows: a) Approve the introduction (First Reading) of an Ordinance amending Santa Barbara County Code, Chapter 28-Roads, to allow permitting, regulation, and collection of fees for business operations encroaching on County road right-of-way; b) Read the title of the Ordinance and waive further reading of the Ordinance in full; and c) Set a hearing for the Administrative Agenda (Second Reading) to consider the adoption of an Ordinance amending Santa Barbara County Code, Chapter 28, as follows: i) Approve the adoption (Second Reading) of an Ordinance amending Santa Barbara County Code, Chapter 28-Roads, to allow permitting, regulation, and collection of fees for business operations encroaching in the County road right-of-way; and ii) Determine that this action is not subject to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to State CEQA Guidelines Section 15301 (c), as the proposed project(s) consists of the operation, repair, maPass 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 Not available
24-00172 1)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Social Services’ Public Assistance Programs Overview, as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Receive and file a presentation from the Department of Social Services regarding the Social Services Public Assistance Programs Overview; and b) Determine that the activity is not a “Project” subject to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review per CEQA Guideline Section 15378(b)(5), since the activity is an organizational or administrative activity of government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Not available
24-00171 2)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids Outcomes and Accountability Review System Improvement Plan Report, as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Receive and approve Santa Barbara County’s mandated California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids Outcomes and Accountability Review System Improvement Plan Report for submission to the California Department of Social Services; and b) Determine that the activity is not a “Project” subject to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review per CEQA Guideline Section 15378(b)(5), since the activity is an organizational or administrative activity of government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Not available
24-00170 3)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding a Los Prietos Boys Camp (LPBC) Site Special Use Permit, as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Receive and file a joint presentation from the Santa Barbara County Probation Department (Probation) and Santa Barbara County Fire Department (SBCFD) regarding a proposal to repurpose the property currently utilized by the LPBC; b) Approve the co-location of Probation and SBCFD at the current site of the LPBC; c) Authorize the SBCFD to apply for a United States Forest Service (USFS) Special Use Permit; and d) Determine that the recommended action is not subject to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5), since the recommended action is a government administrative activity that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Not available
24-00180 4)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding authority to advertise for construction bids for the proposed Probation Headquarters (HQ) Building Project, Project No. 19014, First District, as follows: (EST. TIME: 45 MIN.) a) Authorize the Director of General Services to advertise for construction bids for the proposed Probation HQ Building Project; and b) Determine the above actions are not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act guidelines pursuant to Section 15378(b)(5) because it consists of organizational or administrative activities of governments that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Not available
24-00182 5)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Fiscal Year 2024-2025 Legislative Funding Critical Projects List and Legislative Budget Goals List, as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Approve 2024-2025 Legislative Funding Critical Projects List and 2024-2025 Legislative Budget Goals consisting of projects to consider for submittal to Congressman Carbajal, Senator Padilla, and Senator Butler related to Federal Earmark Community Project Funding and State Budget Member Requests, if any; b) Provide other direction as appropriate; and c) Determine that the above actions are not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), because pursuant to Sections 15378(b)(4) and 15378(b)(5) the recommended actions consist of organizational, administrative or fiscal activities of government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Not available
24-00190  Agenda ItemBOARD OF SUPERVISORS MARCH 2024 PROJECTED CALENDAR The items below are projected to be placed on a Board of Supervisors agenda next month and are subject to change. Therefore, these are draft and remain so until the final agenda is created and posted on the Thursday preceding a Board of Supervisors’ meeting. For information on a particular anticipated item, please contact the department noted. For any other questions regarding the Board of Supervisors’ agendas, please contact the Clerk of the Board Office at (805)568-2240. - Appeal of a New Small Cell Wireless Facility on an Existing Utility Pole Located Within the Public Right-of-Way of Camino Majorca Planning and Development Contact: Willow Brown - wbrown@countyofsb.org - Commission for Women District Service Awards Community Services Department Contact: Eva Camarena - ecamarena@countyofsb.org - Fiscal Year 2023-2024 Second Quarter Cannabis Update County Executive Office Contact: Carmela Beck - cbeck@countyofsb.org - Cannabis Tax Measure Options County Executive Office Contact: Brittany Odermann - bodermann@countyof  Action details Not available