Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 4/2/2024 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
24-00334  Agenda ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-EXISTING LITIGATION (Paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Government Code section 54956.9) Joshua Rubow v. County of Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County Superior Court case number 22CV00989. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-ANTICIPATED LITIGATION (Paragraph (2) of subdivision (d) of Government Code section 54956.9) Significant exposure to civil litigation: 9 cases. Craig Cullen, Nathan and April Hugh, Eric and Nancy Garcia, Cynthia Green, The Whiting Family Trust, Logan and Sara Harvey, Robert and Charlene Draper, and Jack and Linda Brey submitted claims for more than $10,000.00 and Phillip Sherry submitted a claim for $5,300.00, as attached to this Agenda item.  Action details Not available
24-00291 A-1)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Jose Ruiz of the Public Health Department as the April 2024 Employee of the Month in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
24-00199 A-2)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Ted Sten upon the conclusion of his service on the Santa Barbara County Board of Retirement.Pass Action details Not available
24-00286 A-3)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Wendy Motta upon her retirement after over 34 years of remarkable public service and selfless contributions to the well-being of our community.Pass Action details Video Video
24-00307 A-4)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Marla Arnoldi upon her retirement from the Sheriff’s Office after over 31 years of faithful and distinguished service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
24-00308 A-5)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Sergeant James Michael McCoy upon his retirement from the Sheriff’s Office after over 31 years of faithful and distinguished service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
24-00311 A-6)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Karen Ann Kozak upon her retirement from the Sheriff’s Office after over 29 years of faithful and distinguished service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
24-00312 A-7)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Sergeant William Henebry upon his retirement from the Sheriff’s Office after over 21 years of faithful and distinguished service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
24-00313 A-8)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Sheriff’s Canine Odin upon his retirement from the Sheriff’s Office after over eight years of faithful and distinguished service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
24-00290 A-9)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Laurie Baker upon her retirement from the Community Services Department after over 34 years of faithful and distinguished public service to the local community, 11 of those working for Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
24-00288 A-10)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the month of April 2024 as the Month of the Young Child in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
24-00287 A-11)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution proclaiming April 2024 as Donate Life Month in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
24-00301 A-12)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the week of April 14, 2024 through April 20, 2024 as National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
24-00337 A-13)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the month of April 2024 as Tax Season and acknowledging the invaluable contributions of Volunteer Income Tax Preparers in our communities.Pass Action details Video Video
24-00284 A-14)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Leticia Alvarez upon her retirement from the Social Services Department after over 29 years of faithful and distinguished service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
24-00315 A-15)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Deputy David Allcott upon his retirement from the Sheriff’s Office after over 20 years of faithful and distinguished service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
24-00285 A-16)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Charles Villarreal upon his retirement from the Sheriff’s Office after over 39 years of faithful and distinguished service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
24-00275 A-17)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Irene Hurtado upon her retirement from the Social Services Department after over 24 years of faithful and distinguished service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
24-00300 A-18)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Property Tax Administrative Cost Recovery for Fiscal Year 2023-2024 (SB2557), as follows: a) Receive and file a report prepared by the Santa Barbara County Auditor-Controller determining recoverable Fiscal Year (FY) 2023-2024 Property Tax Administrative Costs; b) Adopt a Resolution to recover property tax administrative costs pursuant to California Revenue and Taxation Code section 95.3; and c) Determine that the above actions are not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15378(b)(4) of the CEQA Guidelines, because they consist of government fiscal activities which do not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant physical impact on the environment.Pass Action details Not available
24-00332 A-19)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the County of Santa Barbara’s Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR) and Popular Annual Financial Report for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2023, as follows: a) Receive and file the County of Santa Barbara’s ACFR for the Fiscal Year ended June 30, 2023; b) Receive and file the County of Santa Barbara’s Popular Annual Financial Report for the Fiscal Year ended June 30, 2023; c) Receive and file the Required Communication Letter Pursuant to Statements on Auditing Standards (SAS) No. 114 for the Fiscal Year ended June 30, 2023; and d) Determine that the above actions are not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) per CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5), because they are government fiscal activities which do not involve commitment to any specific project which may result in potentially significant physical impact on the environment.Pass Action details Not available
24-00298 A-20)Administrative ItemApprove the appointment of Dr. Josephine Preciado, a Public Health Doctor, to the Psychiatric Health Facility (PHF) Governing Board.Pass Action details Not available
24-00329 A-21)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Resolution superseding Resolution Nos. 19-321 and 20-174 regarding authorization to participate in the No Place Like Home (NPLH) Program Round 2 Competitive Allocation Funds - Hollister Lofts, Second District, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution that: i) Authorizes, ratifies, and directs the County’s submission of a joint application with the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Barbara (HACSB) as developer-borrower to the California Department of Housing and Community Development (State HCD) for NPLH program Round 2 Competitive Allocation funds for the proposed development of supportive affordable housing in the 4500 block of Hollister Avenue, Santa Barbara, California (APN 061-040-030); ii) Authorizes, ratifies, and directs the Director of the Department of Behavioral Wellness or designee to act on behalf of the County in connection with the award of NPLH Round 2 Competitive Allocation funds; and iii) Supersedes Resolution Nos. 19-321 and 20-174; b) Approve and authorize the Director of the Department of Behavioral Wellness or designee toPass Action details Not available
24-00338 A-22)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Certification of Election Results for the March 5, 2024 Presidential Primary Election, as follows: a) Accept and file the Certified Statement of the Results of the Official Canvass and Official Election Summary for the Presidential Primary Election held on March 5, 2024, and declare those persons elected and declare the results as required by law; and b) Determine that the above action is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines 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.Pass Action details Video Video
24-00304 A-23)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Central Coast Community Energy Board of Directors Appointments, as follows: a) Appoint Jesús Armas, Director of Community Services Department, as the alternate for Mona Miyasato, County Executive Officer to Central Coast Community Energy’s Operations Board of Directors; and b) Determine that the above recommended action does not constitute a project subject to environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378 (b)(5), as the actions are organizational or administrative activities of governments that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
24-00305 A-24)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Assignment of Concession Agreement from Mission Rowing to Santa Barbara Community Rowing for the community rowing program, Cachuma Lake Recreation Area, Third District, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Assignment, Assumption of Performance, and Consent to Assignment of Concession Agreement, between the County of Santa Barbara, Mission Rowing, and Santa Barbara Community Rowing, regarding the operation of the community rowing program at Cachuma Lake Recreation Area; b) Subject to and if and only if there is a 4/5 vote approving Recommended Action (a), approve and authorize the Chair to execute a new Restated Concession Agreement between the County of Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara Community Rowing for the operation of the community rowing program at Cachuma Lake Recreation Area that supersedes and replaces the existing Concession Agreement; and c) Find that the recommended actions are exempt from the provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA guidelines sectPass Action details Not available
24-00309 A-25)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Subrecipient Agreement with Good Samaritan Shelter for La Posada Project Operations and Services, Second District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Subrecipient Agreement with Good Samaritan Shelter (GSS) for the distribution of Homeless Housing, Assistance and Prevention (HHAP) funding, in the total maximum amount not to exceed $2,044,376.00, for Operations and Services of La Posada DignityMoves Temporary Interim Supportive Housing Project; and b) Determine that the above-recommended actions are exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to: CEQA Guidelines Section 15269(c); and finding that the actions consist of specific actions necessary to prevent or mitigate an emergency; Government Code Section 8698.4, finding that the County has declared a shelter crisis and the action includes leasing of County-owned land for a homeless shelter and financial assistance; and direct staff to file a Notice of Exemption on these bases.Pass Action details Video Video
24-00314 A-26)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the County of Santa Barbara Racial Equity Grant Program Award Disbursement Recommendations, as follows: a) Receive and file an interim report from The Fund for Santa Barbara, Inc. regarding its administration of the County’s Racial Equity Grant Program and grant award recommendations; b) Approve and authorize The Fund for Santa Barbara to disburse the County of Santa Barbara’s Racial Equity Grant Program funds to selected applicants through June 30, 2025, and in accordance with the Regranting Agreement between the County and The Fund, executed on November 7, 2023; and c) Determine that the recommended actions are not a project subject to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) under CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5), because they consist of administrative activities that will not result in a direct or indirect physical change to the environment; and CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(4) because they consist of government fiscal activities that do not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially siPass Action details Video Video
24-00317 A-27)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Air Pollution Control District (APCD) Clean Air Grant for Electric Vehicle Charging Station (EV Charger) at Wallace Ave, First District, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Electric Vehicle Charging Station Infrastructure Program Grant Agreement with the Santa Barbara County APCD for acceptance of a grant in the amount of $70,000.00 for installation of one (1) EV Charger at Wallace Avenue in Summerland, California; b) Approve the Budget Revision Request No. 0009630 appropriating $70,000.00 in grant revenue for the EV Charger; and c) Determine that the recommended actions are exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Sections 15262 and 15378(b)(4) of the State Guidelines for the Implementation of CEQA, finding that the activities involve only feasibility or planning studies for possible future actions which the Board has not approved, adopted or funded and are the creation of government funding mechanisms or other government fiscal activities which do not involve any coPass Action details Not available
24-00320 A-28)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Substantial Amendment to Santa Barbara County’s 2022-2023 and 2023-2024 Action Plan adding $777,621.00 in HOME funds to the Buena Tierra Apartments Project, and Project Loan Documents with the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Barbara for additional Project HOME funding, Third District, as follows: a) Approve a Substantial Amendment to the Fiscal Year (FY) 2022-2023 and 2023-2024 Action Plan, which adds $777,621.00 in HOME funds for a Project loan to the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Barbara and direct staff to submit the Substantial Amendment to the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD); b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Project HOME Loan Agreement, and HOME-Regulatory Agreement; and c) Determine that the proposed action is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) guidelines, pursuant to AB 83, signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom on June 29, 2020, which established a statutory exemption from CEQA for activities funded by State of California Homekey funding (Health and SaPass Action details Not available
24-00321 A-29)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Conditional Reservation of County Affordable Housing Funds to Hollister Lofts Apartments, in the 4500 block of Hollister Avenue (Project), unincorporated south Santa Barbara County, Second District, as follows: a) Approve a reservation of County affordable housing funds for the Project in an amount not to exceed $2,057,850.00, effective through April 30, 2025; b) Authorize the Director of Community Services Department (CSD) to sign a Project funding Reservation Letter addressed to Santa Barbara County Housing Authority (HASBARCO) reflecting a conditional reservation of $2,057,850.00 in County affordable funds for the Project; and c) Determine that the approval of these funding allocations 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) as it is 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 potentiPass Action details Not available
24-00293 A-30)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a First Amendment to the Agreement for Professional Legal Services with Liebert Cassidy Whitmore, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a First Amendment to the Agreement for Professional Legal Services with Liebert Cassidy Whitmore, A Professional Corporation, in an amount not to exceed $100,000.00 for the period of August 15, 2023 to August 31, 2025; and b) Determine that the above action is not a project, under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Sections 15378(b)(4) and 15378(b)(5), because it consists of government administrative and fiscal activities that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
24-00302 A-31)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the proposed Conflict of Interest Code of the Carpinteria Groundwater Sustainability Agency, as follows: a) Approve the proposed Conflict of Interest Code of the Carpinteria Groundwater Sustainability Agency; and b) Determine that the above action is an organizational or administrative activity of the government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment and is therefore not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15378(b)(5) of the CEQA Guidelines.Pass Action details Not available
24-00283 A-32)Administrative ItemApprove Budget Revision Request Nos. 0009595; 0009628; and 0009629 (Majority Vote Required); and 0009597; 0009610; 0009612; 0009621; and 0009636 (4/5 Vote Required).Pass Action details Not available
24-00299 A-33)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Student Support Agreement between the County of Santa Barbara and Allan Hancock College Paramedic Program, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Student Support Agreement which will allow the Santa Barbara County Fire Department (Fire Department) to provide clinical paramedic student learning experiences in cooperation with Allan Hancock College with a period of performance from April 2, 2024 to April 2, 2029; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Exhibit C to the Student Support Agreement allowing for use of electronic signatures; c) Approve and authorize the Fire Chief to make immaterial amendments in accordance with Agreement Section 23 and to extend the term of the Agreement in accordance with Sections 10 and 13 provided that the term does not extend beyond December 31, 2029, unless otherwise directed by the Board and upon review and approval by County Counsel’s Office and Risk Management; and d) Determine that these activities are not a “project” under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) per CEPass Action details Not available
24-00323 A-34)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Re-ratification of a Proclamation of Local Emergency caused by the February 2024 Storm, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Adopt a Resolution Re-ratifying the Proclamation of Local Emergency caused by the February 2024 Storms in Santa Barbara County pursuant to Government Code Section 8630; b) Receive an update on the February 2024 Storm and its impacts; c) Direct the Office of Emergency Management to return every sixty (60) days for ratification of the Emergency until such a time that conditions dictate otherwise; and d) Determine that these actions are exempt from the provisions of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Sections 15061(b)(3) and 15269.Pass Action details Not available
24-00325 A-35)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a First Amendment to the Independent Contractor Agreement with Rincon Consultants, Inc. for Emergency Management Geographic Information System (GIS) Professional Services (BC-23205), as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute a First Amendment to the Independent Contractor Agreement with Rincon Consultants, Inc. to provide as-needed GIS Emergency Response Services. The original Agreement approved Rincon Professional Services for GIS-related emergency preparedness projects for a total contract amount not to exceed $130,276.00. This First Amendment establishes GIS Emergency Response Service request terms and conditions and provides reimbursement for requested GIS Emergency Response Services up to $15,000.00, for a revised total contract amount not to exceed $145,276.00 for the period of February 1, 2024 through June 30, 2024; 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 oPass Action details Not available
24-00328 A-36)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Exclusive Negotiations Agreement for the Purchase of County-owned Property on Hollister Avenue with Hollister Lofts L.P., for a Permanent Supportive Housing Development Project (Folio 003910); Second District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Exclusive Negotiations Agreement (Agreement) between the County of Santa Barbara and Hollister Lofts L.P., for a period of one (1) year, granting Partnership the exclusive rights to negotiate with the County in good faith for acquisition for the portion of County owned Property and thereby enable the Partnership to apply for competitive Low Income Housing Tax Credits and a Tax-Exempt Bond allocation, including any other financing to help with the proposed Hollister Lofts Supportive Housing Development Project; and b) Find that, pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Section 15162, no substantial changes are proposed and no new circumstances or information of substantial importance has come to light regarding environmental effects of the Agreement, and therePass Action details Not available
24-00292 A-37)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a First Amendment to the Master Service Agreements with Peterson’s Tree Care, Inc and Perez Landscaping, Inc, as follows: a) Approve and direct the Chief Procurement Officer (Purchasing Agent) to execute and administer a First Amendment to Master Service Agreement with Peterson’s Tree Care, Inc. increasing the Maximum Contract Amount by $150,000.00, for an amended Maximum Contract Amount of $450,000.00; b) Approve and direct the Purchasing Agent to execute and administer the First Amendment to MSA with Perez Landscaping, Inc. increasing the Maximum Contract Amount by $150,000.00, for an amended Maximum Contract Amount of $400,000.00; and c) Determine that the above actions are not a “project” and are exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15378(b)(5) of the CEQA guidelines because they are organization or administrative activities of government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes to the environment.Pass Action details Not available
24-00303 A-38)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding First Amendments of Awarded Job Order Contracts with Quincon Inc, R Burke Corporation, J G Contracting and Newton Construction and Management, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the First Amendment to the General Building Construction Job Order Contract A, with Quincon, Inc. (Board Contract 23 227), increasing the Maximum Contract Amount from $1,000,000.00 to $4,500,000.00 (Quincon Amendment); b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the First Amendment to the General Building Construction Job Order Contract B, with R. Burke Corporation (Board Contract 23 226), increasing the Maximum Contract Amount from $1,000,000.00 to $4,500,000.00 (R. Burke Amendment); c) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the First Amendment to the General Building Construction Job Order Contract C, with J G Contracting (Board Contract 23 225), increasing the Maximum Contract Amount from $1,000,000.00 to $4,500,000.00 (J G Amendment); d) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the First Amendment to the General Building Construction JoPass Action details Video Video
24-00318 A-39)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Grant of Easements from Peter and Deborah Moore and Ronald I. Schnur for the Buena Vista Debris Basin Project, (Assessor Parcel Nos. 007-020-052 and 007-020-057), First District, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) Acting as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Real Property Purchase Agreements between the Santa Barbara County Flood Control and Water Conservation District (District), and Peter and Deborah Moore, who acquired title as Deborah DuBois, husband and wife as community property with the right of survivorship (Owners), and Ronald I. Schnur, Trustee of the Ronald I. Schnur Revocable Trust III U/A DTD 2/11/04 (Owner), for the purchase of permanent easements, non-exclusive subsurface easements, and temporary construction easements, on portions of real property located at 915 Park Lane, Santa Barbara (County Assessor Parcel No.: 007-020-052), for a total cost not to exceed $1,400,000.00, and at 935 Park Lane, Santa Barbara (County Assessor Parcel No.: 007-02-057Pass Action details Not available
24-00326 A-40)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Sole Source Purchase of The Eastern Specialty Company (TESCO) Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) testing equipment, as follows: a) For the purchase of a TESCO TS4350 testing unit for the Agricultural Commissioner’s Office, waive competitive bidding by the County and authorize the County Purchasing Agent to purchase this equipment in the amount not to exceed $105,000.00 as a sole source procurement from TESCO, without being required to conduct a formal bid process; and b) Determine that the above action involves government funding mechanisms and/or fiscal activities and is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(4).Pass Action details Not available
24-00281 A-41)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the acceptance of Vintage Ranch Irrevocable Offer to Dedicate Real Property, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Certificate of Acceptance of the Applicant’s Irrevocable Offer to Dedicate Real Property; and b) Determine that pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15162, no substantial changes are proposed, no substantial changes in circumstances have occurred, and no new information of substantial importance regarding environmental effects of the project or of the sufficiency or feasibility of mitigation measures have occurred, therefore the recommended action is within the scope of the prior environmental review documents, [Orcutt Community Plan EIR certified July 22, 1997] and 4, [Vintage Ranch Addendum adopted January 11, 2017], and that no subsequent Environmental Impact Report or Negative Declaration shall be prepared for this project.Pass Action details Not available
24-00295 A-42)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding approval to execute a First Amendment to an Agreement with Secure Continuous Remote Alcohol Monitoring (SCRAM) of California to increase the total amount for Fiscal Year 2023-2024 to $800,000.00, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the First Amendment to the Agreement with SCRAM of California to increase the amount by $195,000.00 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 $800,000.00 without a change to the period of performance of July 1, 2023, through June 30, 2024; 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 rPass Action details Not available
24-00330 A-43)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Extensions of Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity (ELC) Enhancing Detection and ELC Enhancing Detection Expansion Funding Allocations, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Public Health Department Director to accept and receive a two-year extension for the funding period of ELC Enhancing Detection allocation by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) from the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act HR 266 for a revised end date of July 31, 2026 without a change in the funding amount of $6,112,535.00; b) Approve and authorize the Public Health Department Director to accept and receive a two-year extension for the funding period of the ELC Enhancing Detection Expansion allocation by the CDPH from the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021, P.L. 116-260 for a revised end date of July 31, 2026 without a change in the funding amount of $19,162,899.00; and c) Determine that the above recommended actions are not a “Project” with the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Pass Action details Not available
24-00331 A-44)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a California for All Animals (CA4AA) Shelter Assistance Grant Agreement, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve and authorize the Director of the Public Health Department, or designee, to execute the Shelter Services Agreement to accept a grant award in an amount not to exceed $200,000.00 for the period of January 1, 2024, through April 30, 2025, from the Regents of the University of California, a state entity, facilitating the CA4AA assistance program; b) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0009589 in the amount of $200,000.00 to establish appropriations for unanticipated revenue in Animal Services Fiscal Year 2023-2024 from the Regents of the University of California, Davis; and c) Find that the proposed action is an administrative and fiscal 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 purposes of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), pursuant to State CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(4) or (b)(5).Pass Action details Video Video
24-00276 A-45)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the appointment of Christopher Sneddon, Public Works Director, as County Road Commissioner, as follows: a) Approve and adopt a Resolution appointing Chris Sneddon, Public Works Director as County Road Commissioner effective April 1, 2024; and b) Find that the proposed actions do not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to 14 CCR 15378 (b)(5) (Organizational or administrative activities of governments that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment).Pass Action details Not available
24-00324 A-46)Administrative ItemConsider recommendation 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 2023 and 2024 storm events (23STM1, 23STM2, 24STM1, 24STM2) 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, untPass Action details Not available
24-00322 A-47)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Stop Controls, Parking Restrictions, Angle Parking, and Rescinding Parking Restrictions in the First, Second, Third and Fourth Districts, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution to rescind existing parking restrictions on a roadway in the Second District and establish new stop controls, parking restrictions, and angle parking on roadways in the First, Second, Third, and Fourth Districts; and b) Find that the proposed actions are for the operation and maintenance of an existing public facility, involving negligible, or no expansion of use beyond that which presently exists, that the proposed action is therefore exempt from California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to 14 CCR 15301(c), and approve and direct staff to file a Notice of Exemption on that basis.Pass Action details Not available
24-00327 A-48)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Professional Services Agreements with Geosyntec Consultants Inc., for ReSource Center stormwater compliance, and Tajiguas Landfill and ReSource Center liquids management consulting services at the County-owned and operated ReSource Center, Third District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an agreement for stormwater compliance consulting services, with Geosyntec Consultants (a local vendor) for the amount not to exceed $61,500.00 for a term of April 2, 2024 through June 30, 2024; b) For stormwater compliance consulting services, determine that pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15162 no substantial changes are proposed, and no new information of substantial importance has come to light regarding environmental effects of the project or of the sufficiency or feasibility of mitigation measures, and therefore the scope of work to assist with storm water compliance for the ReSource Center is within the scope of the Tajiguas ReSource Center project (formerly the Tajiguas Resource RecovePass Action details Not available
24-00306 A-49)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding 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 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) Determine thaPass Action details Video Video
24-00310 A-50)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Cold Springs Debris Basin Improvement Project, First District, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Approve plans and specifications for the Cold Springs Debris Basin Improvement Project (Project No. SC8355); b) Award the construction contract for the Cold Springs Debris Basin Improvement Project in the base contract amount of $2,863,091.00 (including $137,500.00 in itemized supplemental work) to the lowest responsible bidder Lash Construction, Inc. (a local vendor), subject to the provisions of documents and certifications, as set forth in the plans and specifications applicable to the project and as required by law; c) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Construction Contract upon return of the contractor’s executed contract documents, and the review and approval of the County Counsel, Auditor-Controller, and Risk Manager or their authorized representatives; d) Authorize the Public Works Director or designee to approve changes or additions to the work being performedPass Action details Not available
24-00319 A-51)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Second Amendment to the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Filippin Engineering for the Santa Monica Debris Basin Operational Improvements Project, First District, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) Acting as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 2 to the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Filippin Engineering (a local vendor) to provide construction management and inspection services for the Santa Monica Debris Basin Operational Improvements Project (BC 22-071), increasing the contract amount from $893,357.00 to a not to exceed limit of $1,117,107.00, an increase of $223,750.00 and to extend the term from June 30, 2024 to June 30, 2025; b) Authorize an increase of $22,375.00 to the contingency amount of $89,335.70 to a total contingency amount of $111,710.70 to the Agreement for Services with Filippin Engineering for additional work needed to complete the project; c) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0009607 to inPass Action details Not available
24-00333 A-52)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Transfer of Ownership of Retiring Sheriff’s Canine “Odin”, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve the retirement and transfer of ownership of Sheriff’s canine, “Odin”, to Senior Deputy Philip Farley for the sum of One Dollar; and b) Determine that this action is exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 153 78(b)(5), which exempts organizational or administrative activities of governments that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes to the environment.Pass Action details Not available
24-00297 A-53)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Agreements with the Foundation for California Community Colleges and Goodwill Industries of Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties for Student Training and Employment Program, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement to receive up to $750,000.00 each calendar year in Student Training and Employment Program grant funds from the Foundation for California Community Colleges (not a local vendor), for the period of April 1, 2024 through December 31, 2026; b) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement with Goodwill Industries of Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties (a local vendor), to serve as operator in Santa Barbara County for the Student Training and Employment Program, for a total contract amount not to exceed $151,929.58 from April 1, 2024 through December 31, 2024; c) Authorize the Director of Social Services, or designee, to allocate the amount of unused funds from the previous Fiscal Year budget to the next Fiscal Year Budget, subject to appropriations and budget approvPass Action details Not available
24-00289 A-54)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Richard Salogga to the Historic Landmarks Advisory Commission, term ending January 1, 2027, Second District.Pass Action details Not available
24-00277 A-55)Set Hearing/Hearing RequestSet a hearing to consider recommendations regarding the Sanford Appeal, Case No. 23APL-00021, of the Montecito Planning Commission Approval of the Music Academy of the West Revised Conditional Use Permit, Case Nos. 21RVP-00000-00109 and 21CDP-00000-00129, First District, as follows; (Set a hearing for May 7, 2024. Time estimate: 1 hour) a) Deny the appeal, Case No. 23APL-00021; b) Make the required findings for approval of the Project, Case Nos. 21RVP-00000-00109 and 21CDP-00000-00129, including California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) findings; c) Determine that the previously certified Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) (03-EIR-06) and Addendum are adequate and no subsequent Environmental Impact Report or Negative Declaration is required pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Sections 15162, 15164, and 15168(c)(2); and d) Grant de novo approval of the Project, Case Nos. 21RVP-00000-00109 and 21CDP-00000-00129, subject to the conditions of approval.Pass Action details Not available
24-00316 A-56)Set Hearing/Hearing RequestSet a hearing to consider recommendations regarding the renewal of the Sheriff Office’s Military Equipment Use Ordinance, as follows: (Set a hearing for May 7, 2024. Time estimate: 30 minutes) a) Receive and file a presentation regarding an Ordinance re-adopting and amending the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office Military Equipment Use Policy; b) Receive and file the annual military equipment report; c) Consider and approve the introduction (First Reading) of an Ordinance to re-adopt and amend the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office Military Equipment Use Policy; d) Read the title of the Ordinance and waive full reading of the Ordinance; and e) Continue to the Administrative Agenda of May 14, 2024 to consider the adoption (Second Reading) of an Ordinance adopting the Military Equipment Use Policy, as follows: i) Consider and approve the adoption of the Ordinance (Second Reading) to re-adopt and amend the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office Military Equipment Use Policy; and ii) Determine that the activity is not a “Project” subject to California EnvironmPass Action details Not available
24-00343 A-57)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding authorization of funding from Third District 990 fund balance for $20,000.00 for a Joint Grant Management Agreement between the Santa Ynez Band of Mission Indians, the County of Santa Barbara, City of Solvang, and City of Buellton for a joint submission for the Caltrans Active Transportation Program (ATP) Cycle 7 Infrastructure Grant for the Santa Ynez Valley Regional Connector Transportation Project, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Joint Grant Management Agreement between the County of Santa Barbara, the Santa Ynez Band of Mission Indians, the City of Solvang, and the City of Buellton to support a grant application and potential award under ATP Cycle 7 Infrastructure Grant program with a period of performance from April 3, 2024 through the end date of the grant if awarded with a total amount not to exceed $80,000.00 ($20,000.00 from each entity); b) Approve and authorize the contribution of, and not-to-exceed an amount of $20,000.00, from the Fiscal Year 2023-2024 Third District General County Programs Department 9Pass 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
24-00296 1)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding an Extra Help Services and Retirement Waiver for Jill Steinmetz of the Sheriff’s Office, as follows: (EST. TIME: 5 MIN.) a) In accordance with California Government Code Section 7522.56(f)(1), certify that the appointment of County employee Jill Steinmetz, Communications Dispatcher, is necessary to fill a critical need in the Sheriff’s Office before 180 days have passed from her date of retirement; b) Approve and authorize the Sheriff’s Office to appoint retired employee, Jill Steinmetz, as an Extra Help employee to assist with critical dispatch staffing on a part time basis not to exceed 960 hours of annual service with an appointment effective date of April 1, 2024; and c) Determine that the above actions are not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Sections 15378(b)(4) and 15378(b)(5) because they consist of government administrative or fiscal activities that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPPass Action details Video Video
24-00282 2)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding County Ballot Measures Assessment Issues Survey Results for Library and General Tax, as follows: (EST. TIME: 45 MIN.) a) Receive and file the presentation from Fairbank, Maslin, Maullin, Metz and Associates Research on potential county tax measure(s) survey results; b) Provide direction to staff, as appropriate; and c) Determine that pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5) the above actions are not a project subject to CEQA review because they are administrative activities that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Video Video
24-00280 3)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding accepting the California Coastal Commission’s conditional certification of the Childcare Facilities and Minor Ordinance Amendments (Case No. 22-ORD-00005) as an amendment to the County’s certified Local Coastal Program (LCP), as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Receive notice of the California Coastal Commission’s conditional certification of an amendment to the County’s LCP (Coastal Commission Case No. LCP-4-STB-23-0007-1 Childcare Facilities); b) Adopt a Resolution acknowledging receipt of the California Coastal Commission’s conditional certification with modifications, accepting and agreeing to the suggested modifications, agreeing to issue Coastal Development Permits for the total area included in the conditionally certified LCP, and adopting the LCP Amendment with the suggested modifications; c) Determine that the Board’s action is not subject to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to State CEQA Guidelines Sections 15061(b)(3), 15265, and 15301(p); and d) Direct the Planning and Development Department to tranPass Action details Video Video
24-00279 4)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Long Range Planning Division (LRP) Fiscal Years (FYs) 2024 - 2027 Work Program, as follows: (EST. TIME: 45 MIN.) a) Receive a report on the staff-recommended Long Range Planning FYs 2024 - 2027 Work Program; b) Provide any direction that the Board would like to make regarding the staff-recommended Long Range Planning FYs 2024 - 2027 Work Program; and c) Determine that the Board’s action is not a “project” that is subject to environmental review pursuant to the State California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines [Section 15378(b)(5)]. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Video Video
24-00294 5)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding a report on Santa Barbara County Overdose Data, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR. 30 MIN.) a) Receive and file a report on drug overdose-related deaths in Santa Barbara County; and b) Determine that the above action is an organizational or administrative activity of the government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment and is therefore not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15378(b)5) of the CEQA Guidelines. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Video Video