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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 5/14/2024 9:00 AM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: JOSEPH CENTENO BETTERAVIA GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION BUILDING, BOARD HEARING ROOM 511 EAST LAKESIDE PARKWAY, SANTA MARIA
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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.  Not available Not available
24-00479 A-1)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the week of May 12, 2024 through May 18, 2024 as National Peace Officers’ Week in Santa Barbara County.  Not available Video Video
24-00485 A-2)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the week of May 19, 2024 through May 25, 2024 as National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) week in Santa Barbara County.  Not available Video Video
24-00466 A-3)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Advocates for Human Potential, Inc. (AHP), Fiscal Years (FYs) 2023-2027 Grant Agreement for the Behavioral Health Bridge Housing (BHBH) Program, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Director of the Department of Behavioral Wellness or designee to execute the BHBH Grant Agreement with AHP, a Massachusetts for-profit entity (not a local provider), serving as the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) administrator for the BHBH program, Agreement No. 22-20456, for the provision of emergency and interim housing and rental assistance for those who are experiencing or will be experiencing homelessness and who have serious behavioral health conditions for a maximum grant amount of $9,932,242.00 for the period of June 23, 2023, through June 30, 2027; and b) Determine that the above action is a government funding mechanism or other government fiscal activity which does not involve any commitment to any specific project that may result in a potentially significant physical impact on the environment and is therefore not a proje  Not available Not available
24-00459 A-4)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Second Amendment to a Subrecipient Agreement with Good Samaritan Shelter for Prevention, Shelter Diversion and Re-Housing programs, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Second Amendment (Second Amendment) to the Subrecipient Agreement between the County and Good Samaritan Shelter, to revise Exhibit A (Scope of Services) and Exhibit B (Budget) under the existing Subrecipient Agreement for Prevention, Shelter Diversion and Re-Housing programs funded by American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) of 2021 State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds for persons who are at risk of losing housing or have recently lost housing; and b) Determine that the above recommended actions are exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(4) as the actions involve the creation of government funding mechanisms or other government fiscal activities which do not involve a commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant physical impact on the environment.  Not available Not available
24-00468 A-5)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Bid Waiver for BioBag Americas, Inc., as follows: a) Authorize the County Purchasing Agent to issue a Purchase Order for an amount not to exceed $35,000.00 with BioBag Americas, Inc., County Vendor No. 002072, and waive competitive bidding by the County of Santa Barbara pursuant to Santa Barbara County Code Section 2-39, subdivision (c); and b) Determine that the above recommended action is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(2) since this is a continuing administrative or maintenance activity, such as a purchase for supplies.  Not available Not available
24-00469 A-6)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding County Arts Making Impact Grant Award Disbursement Recommendations, as follows: a) Review and approve the County Arts Commission’s recommended grant awards for the 2024 County Arts Making Impact grant cycle; and b) 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 significant impact on the environment.  Not available Not available
24-00471 A-7)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Professional Services Contract Amendment with Blackbird Architects, Inc. for the Jalama Restrooms Replacement Project, Third District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 1 to the Professional Services Contract with Blackbird Architects, Inc. (Blackbird) in the amount not to exceed $124,000.00 to allow Blackbird to continue to provide design construction administration services for the Jalama Restrooms Replacement Project (Project); and b) Determine that pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15162, no substantial changes are proposed to the project covered by the above recommended action (c), 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 these actions are within the scope of the project covered by the mitigated negative declaration and monitoring program under 16CDP-00000-00106 approved and adopted by the Planning Commission   Not available Not available
24-00472 A-8)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Execution of State of California Permanent Local Housing Allocation (PLHA) Subrecipient Agreement with the Housing Trust Fund of Santa Barbara County, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a subrecipient agreement with the Housing Trust Fund of Santa Barbara County, for a term that begins May 14, 2024, and ends December 31, 2025 (Subrecipient Agreement) for the distribution of $374,793.00 in State of California PLHA grant funds for delivery of a Homebuyer Downpayment Assistance Program; b) Authorize the County’s Community Services Department Director, or his designee, to approve and execute amendments to the Subrecipient Agreement, as necessary to revise Budget line items, provided the total Budget is not increased, to extend the term by up to 12 months, and to approve necessary administrative changes to the Subrecipient Agreement that are necessary to conform with Federal, State, and local laws, guidelines, policies, and funding amounts; and c) Determine that the approval of the recommended actions is exempt from the Cali  Not available Not available
24-00456 A-9)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Third Amendment to the Agreement for Professional Legal Services with Outside Counsel, Oppenheimer Investigations Group LLP, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute the Third Amendment to the Agreement for Professional Legal Services between the County of Santa Barbara and Oppenheimer Investigations Group LLP to extend the agreement through December 31, 2024, increase the maximum contract amount from $100,000.00 to $150,000.00, update the Statement of Work, and add additional attorney investigators; 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 or fiscal activities that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.  Not available Not available
24-00482 A-10)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Outside Counsel Contract with Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Rudd and Romo, 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 the First Amendment to the Agreement for Professional Legal Services between the Santa Barbara County Flood Control and Water Conservation District and Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Rudd, and Romo, through June 30, 2025, for a total not-to-exceed amount of $600,000.00; 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.  Not available Not available
24-00480 A-11)Administrative ItemApprove Budget Revision Request No. 0009703 (Majority Vote Required); and Budget Revision Request Nos. 0009627; 0009639; and 0009668 (4/5 Vote Required).  Not available Not available
24-00463 A-12)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an agreement with Sherpa Government Solutions, LLC for Budget Development Software Services, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an agreement with Sherpa Government Solutions, LLC for the provision of budget development software service in a total contract amount not to exceed $4,067,707.00, inclusive of $211,527.00 for implementation, $3,028,040.00 for ongoing software as a service for fifteen years, $629,762.00 for optional publication services, and $198,378.00 for optional administrative support services, recommended for the first two years after implementation, effective upon Board execution of the agreement through May 31, 2039; b) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0009663 to establish appropriations of $159,260.00 in General County Programs General Fund for Services and Supplies, funded by the release of Committed County Enterprise Resource Planning Project fund balance; and c) Determine that the above actions are government fiscal activities or funding mechanisms which do not involve any commitme  Not available Not available
24-00455 A-13)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the acceptance of a non-cash donation greater than $10,000.00 from One805, as follows: a) Authorize the Santa Barbara County Fire Department (Fire Department) to accept a non-cash donation of two (2) Yamaha FX HO rescue watercraft, two (2) Big Foot Beach Wheels heavy-duty carts, two (2) rescue boards with accessories, two (2) Swellpro waterproof drones with accessories, one (1) DJI Matrice 30T drone w/ accessories, one (1) DJI Mavic 3 Thermal drone with accessories for a total of $75,043.03 from One805; and b) Determine that these activities are exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review per CEQA Guideline Section 15061 (b)(3), since it can be seen with certainty that there is no possibility that the activities may have a significant effect on the environment.  Not available Not available
24-00483 A-14)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Santa Barbara County Disaster Service Worker (DSW) Employee Policy, as follows: a) Approve the revised Santa Barbara County Disaster Service Worker Employee Policy which sets forth the County’s DSW Program, including response requirements, training, and cost tracking and recovery; and b) Determine that the action is not a “project” under the provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5) because it is an organizational or administrative activity of government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.  Not available Not available
24-00453 A-15)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Multi-Department Master Service Agreements (MSAs), as follows: a) Approve, and direct the Chief Procurement Officer (Purchasing Agent) to execute and administer, the Fiscal Year 2024-2025 MSAs with the vendors, and in the amounts, set forth in the MSA Listing - May 14, 2024 for the services specified in the respective Statement(s) of Work attached to the Board Letter as Exhibit A to such MSAs; and b) 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.  Not available Not available
24-00464 A-16)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Federal Engineering, Inc., for the Public Safety Radio System Replacement Project, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor (BC21095) with Federal Engineering, Inc., a Maryland corporation (Federal Engineering), to extend the term to June 30, 2026, for consulting services associated with technical implementation services for the Public Safety Radio System Replacement Project; and b) Find that, on July 13, 2021, the Board determined the project to be exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to 15301 as the actions consist of the operation, repair, maintenance, leasing, licensing or minor alteration of existing public structures, facilities, mechanical equipment or topographical features, involving negligible or no expansion of existing or former use; 15302 as the actions consist or replacement or reconstruction of existing structures and facilities locate  Not available Not available
24-00478 A-17)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Assembly Bill (AB) 178 Local Government Microenterprise Home Kitchen Operation Grant Funding Allocation, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve and authorize the Director of Public Health, or designee, to make certifications and to accept a grant funding allocation award of $44,548.47 in AB 178 Local Government Microenterprise Home Kitchen Operation Assistance Program funding through the California Conference of Directors of Environmental Health for the period of June 30, 2024 through May 31, 2025; b) Approve a temporary waiver of Microenterprise Home Kitchen Operation initial plan review fees, application plus hourly fees, for Environmental Justice (EJ) communities within the unincorporated county (as defined in Gov. Code Section 65302, subd. (h)(4)(A)) for the period of June 30, 2024 through May 31, 2025; c) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0009655 in the amount of $44,549.00 for the unanticipated revenue from the California Conference of Directors of Environmental Health to be designated for use in Fiscal Year 2024-2025 for the Mi  Not available Not available
24-00228 A-18)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Laguna County Sanitation District, Ordinance Relative to Service Charges, Connection Charges, and Trunk Sewer Fees and Resolution Relative to Collection of Service Charges on the Tax Roll; Fourth and Fifth Districts, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Laguna County Sanitation District: a) Consider the adoption (Second Reading) of an Ordinance Amending Ordinance Nos. 3130 and 4142 to Change the Annual Service Charge, Connection Charge, and the Dutard-Solomon and Bradley Solomon Trunk Sewer Fees; b) Consider the adoption of a Resolution authorizing the collection of said charges on the tax roll; and c) Determine that the above actions are exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15273(a)(1), (2), (3), and (4) of the CEQA Guidelines because they are modifications of service charges, connection charges, and trunk line fees for the purposes of meeting operating and capital expenses, as well as for meeting financial reserve needs required to maintain services within this existing service area  Not available Not available
24-00474 A-19)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Transportation Development Act-Local Transportation Fund (TDA-LTF) Claim for Fiscal Year (FY) 2024-2025, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Public Works Director to file a $432,077.00 claim of a total allocation of $3,612,598.00 in TDA-LTF funds for FY 2024-2025 with the Santa Barbara County Association of Governments (SBCAG); and b) Find that the proposed action does not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act, pursuant to 14 CCR 15378(b)(2) (continuing administrative or maintenance activities, such as purchases for supplies, personnel-related actions, general policy and procedure making), and will not result in direct or indirect physical changes to the environment.  Not available Not available
24-00473 A-20)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Measure A Five-Year Program of Projects for Fiscal Years 2024-2025 through 2028-2029, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution for the Measure A Five-Year Local Program of Projects for Fiscal Years 2024-2025 through 2028-2029 and distribution formula for submittal to the Santa Barbara County Local Transportation Authority for acceptance; b) Reaffirm Resolution 10-101, which establishes priorities and policies for the use of the local portion of the ½ cent sales tax for the transportation needs in Santa Barbara County; c) Direct staff to prepare Fiscal Year 2024-2025 Road Maintenance Annual Plan based upon approved Measure A Program of Projects; and d) 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, maintenance, or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities, mechanical equipment, or topographical features, involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond that pr  Not available Video Video
24-00476 A-21)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 2023 and 2024 storm events (23STM1, 23STM2, 24STM1, 24STM2) and Refugio culvert repairs 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 emerg  Not available Not available
24-00477 A-22)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) 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) Determin  Not available Not available
24-00316 A-23)Administrative ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the renewal of the Sheriff Office's Military Equipment Use Ordinance, as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) 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 Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review per CEQA Guide  Not available Not available
24-00452 A-24)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the 2023 Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Funds ($122,375.00) for Bomb Squad Equipment, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve and authorize the County Executive Officer to execute an Inter-Local Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the City of Santa Barbara and the County of Santa Barbara, an Inter-Local MOU between the City of Santa Maria and the County of Santa Barbara, and an Inter-Local MOU between the City of Lompoc and the County of Santa Barbara; b) Authorize the Sheriff or his designee to execute a grant agreement with the United States Department of Justice, upon review and approval of County Counsel and the Auditor-Controller, or their designees, when the anticipated Justice Assistance Grant funding is awarded; c) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0009611 to establish appropriations of $15,200.00 in Sheriff's Office General Fund for Services and Supplies ($15,200.00) funded by Unanticipated Revenue from Intergovernmental Revenue - Federal; d) Authorize the County Executive Officer to execute the “Certific  Not available Not available
24-00465 A-25)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an agreement with Nancy K. Bohl, Inc. for Counseling Services, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute the Agreement with Nancy K. Bohl Inc. to provide counseling, training, critical incident intervention, and support to emergency service and public safety personnel for the Sheriff-Coroner’s Office for a total contract amount not to exceed $200,000.00 for the period of July 1, 2023 through June 30, 2026; and b) Determine that the above actions are government fiscal activities or funding mechanisms that do not involve any commitment to any specific project that may result in a potentially significant impact on the environment and are, therefore not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) according to Section 15378(b)(4) of the CEQA guidelines and that the activity is not a “Project” per Section 15378(b)(5) since it is an organized or administrative activity of government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.  Not available Not available
24-00467 A-26)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Agreement with Family Service Agency of Santa Barbara County for Community Pathway Program, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement with Family Services Agency of Santa Barbara County (local vendor) to provide the Community Pathway Program for a total contract amount not to exceed $365,237.00 for the period of May 14, 2024 through June 30, 2025; 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.  Not available Not available
24-00451 A-27)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Treasurer’s Investment Pool Report for the quarter ended March 31, 2024 and Investment Policy Statement, as follows: a) Accept for filing the Treasurer’s Investment Pool Report for the quarter ended March 31, 2024 pursuant to California Government Code Section 53646(b); b) Review and approve the Investment Pool Policy Statement pursuant to California Government Code Section 53646; and c) Authorize the County Treasurer to manage the investment pool in accordance with the policy, pursuant to Section 53646(a) and 53607 of the Government Code.  Not available Not available
24-00458 A-28)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Property Tax System Software contract extension for maintenance, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Schedules amending the existing Master Agreement for Licensed Software, Hardware, and Services with Manatron, Inc. for an additional amount not to exceed $1,249,373.00 for maintenance, and extending the Agreement for a period of five Fiscal Years beginning July 1, 2024 and ending June 30, 2029; and b) 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 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 physical impact on the environment.  Not available Not available
24-00449 A-29)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Eloisa Chavez to the Human Services Commission, term ending June 30, 2027, Second District.  Not available Not available
24-00450 A-30)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Lauren Penepacker to the Behavioral Wellness Commission, term ending January 1, 2027, Second District.  Not available Not available
24-00457 A-31)Set Hearing/Hearing RequestConsider recommendations regarding the Fiscal Year (FY) 2024-2025 Recommended Budget for the County of Santa Barbara and Recommended Budget for the County of Santa Barbara as Successor Agency to the former County of Santa Barbara Redevelopment Agency, as follows: Acting concurrently as the Board of Directors, Santa Barbara County Fire Protection District; Board of Directors, Santa Barbara County Flood Control and Water Conservation District; Board of Directors, Laguna County Sanitation District; Board of Directors, Santa Barbara County Water Agency and other special districts under the supervision and control of the Board of Supervisors: a) Set a hearing for the Fiscal Year 2024-2025 Recommended Budget for the County of Santa Barbara, which includes the County’s General Operating Budget as well as budgets of special districts governed by the Board of Supervisors, to begin Tuesday, June 11, 2024 and, if necessary, continue on Thursday June 13, 2024; b) Direct the publication of the Fiscal Year 2024-2025 Recommended Budget for the purpose of conducting a budget hearing pursuant to   Not available Not available
24-00454 A-32)Set Hearing/Hearing RequestSet a hearing to Consider of the County Planning Commission to approve amendments to the Rice Ranch Specific Plan to allow for future installation of permanent lighting at the Orcutt Community Park Sports Field Lighting Project (23SPP-00001), as follows: (Set a hearing for June 18, 2024. Time estimate: 1 hour 30 minutes) a) Receive and file the County Planning Commission’s recommendation to approve amendments to the Rice Ranch Specific Plan to allow for future installation of permanent lighting at the Orcutt Community Park; b) Approve the introduction (first reading) of an Ordinance for amendments to the current Rice Ranch Specific Plan in compliance with Chapter 35.88 of the County Land Use and Development Code; c) Read the title of the Ordinance into the record and waive full reading of the Ordinance; and d) Set a hearing for the Administrative Agenda of June 25, 2024, to consider recommendations, as follows: i) Make the required findings for approval of the project, Case No. 23SPP-00001, including California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) findings; ii) After  Not available Not available
24-00470 A-33)Set Hearing/Hearing RequestSet a hearing to consider recommendations regarding the Appeal of the County Planning Commission Approval of the Moriarty Holdings Cannabis Cultivation Project, Case Nos. 23APL-00005, 23CUP-00014, and 19LUP-00000-00273, Fourth District, as follows: (Set a hearing for June 4, 2024. Time estimate: 1 hour) a) Deny the appeal, Case No. 23APL-00005; b) Make the required findings for approval of the Project, Case No. 23CUP-00014, including California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) findings; c) Determine that the previously certified Programmatic Environmental Impact Report (PEIR) (17EIR-00000-00003) is adequate and no subsequent Environmental Impact Report or Negative Declaration is required pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15162 and 15168(c); and d) Grant approval of the Project, Case No. 23CUP-00014, subject to the conditions of approval.  Not available Not available
24-00475 A-34)Set Hearing/Hearing RequestSet a hearing to consider recommendations regarding Resolutions to establish Solid Waste Tipping Fees, Collection Rates, and Parcel Fees for Fiscal Year (FY) 2024-2025, as follows: (Set a hearing for June 4, 2024. Time estimate: 15 minutes) a) Adopt a Resolution, to be effective July 1, 2024, setting the fee schedules for solid waste handling and disposal fees at County solid waste facilities for FY 2024-2025; b) Adopt a Resolution, to be effective July 1, 2024, setting the Parcel Fee Schedule for the Cuyama Valley for FY 2024-2025; c) Adopt a Resolution, to be effective July 1, 2024, setting the fee schedules for solid waste collection rates in the unincorporated Zones 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 service areas for FY 2024-2025; d) Determine that the proposed actions are for the establishment, modification, structuring, restructuring, or approval of rates, tolls, fares, or other charges by public agencies which the public agency finds are for the purpose of meeting operating expenses; that no expansion of services or facilities will result, and therefore the proposed actions are   Not available Not available
24-00487 A-35)Administrative ItemAdopt a Resolution to amend the 2024 Board of Supervisors’ Schedule of Meeting Dates and Locations to cancel the May 21, 2024 Board of Supervisors Meeting.  Not available 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.  Not available Video Video
24-00486  Agenda ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-EXISTING LITIGATION (Paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Government Code Section 54956.9) Joseph Rocco Peransi v. City of Goleta, City of Santa Barbara, County of Santa Barbara, and California Department of Transportation, Santa Barbara County Superior Court Case No. 22CV02337. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS (Subdivision (a) of Government Code Section 54957.6) Employee organizations: all bargaining units, unrepresented employees, managers, and executives. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-ANTICIPATED LITIGATION (Paragraph (4) of subdivision (d) of Government Code Section 54956.9) Deciding whether to initiate civil litigation: 1 case.  Not available Not available
24-00382 1)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an amendment to Chapter 27 of the Santa Barbara County Code related to management positions exempt from the Civil Service to align with changes in management classifications, effective July 4, 2024, as follows: a) Consider the adoption (Second Reading) of an Ordinance amending Chapter 27, Article II, Section 27-25-Persons Deemed Exempt from Provisions of This Article-of the Santa Barbara County Code; and b) Determine that the recommended actions are not a Project within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), pursuant to Section 15378(b)(5) of the CEQA Guidelines, because the actions are organizational or administrative activities of government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.  Not available Video Video
24-00461 2)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Barbara Issuance of Tax-Exempt Multifamily Housing Revenue Obligations for the Benefit of Hollister Lofts, as follows: (EST. TIME: 5 MIN.) a) Hold a public hearing in compliance with the Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 1982 (TEFRA) regarding the issuance by the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Barbara of tax-exempt multifamily housing revenue obligations, for the benefit of Hollister Lofts, L.P., and consider public comment; b) Adopt a Resolution approving the issuance by the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Barbara of its multifamily housing revenue obligations for the benefit of Hollister Lofts, L.P. in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $20,000,000.00, to finance the acquisition and construction of a 35-unit multifamily rental housing facility to be located in the County of Santa Barbara at 4560 Hollister Avenue, Santa Barbara, CA 93110; and c) Determine that the above actions involve government funding mechanisms and/or fiscal activities and are not a   Not available Video Video
24-00484 3)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding Cannabis Cultivation Taxation Options, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR. 30 MIN.) a) Consider two alternative methods for cannabis taxation for cultivation: i) Option 1: Square foot tax rate with a minimum Base Tax Rate and Activity Tax Rate; or ii) Option 2: Hybrid structure of Gross Receipts Tax Rate with a minimum Base Tax Rate based on square footage; and iii) Direct staff to return on June 25, 2024 with a Taxation Ordinance and ballot measure for cannabis operations for the November 2024 General Election ballot; and iv) Direct staff to incorporate ballot language to allow for flexibility to adjust square footage tax rates at the Board’s discretion without returning to the voters; OR b) Take no action and maintain the current gross receipts taxation method; and c) Determine that pursuant to 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   Not available Video Video
24-00384 4)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Ordinance to Amend County Code Chapter 7A - County Arts Plan to revise Sections 7A-2, 7A-3, and 7A-5, as follows: a) Consider the adoption (Second Reading) of an Ordinance to amend County Code Chapter 7A to amend Section 7A-2, 7A-3, and 7A-5; and b) Determine that the proposed action does not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of the CEQA, pursuant to Section 15378(b)(5) of the CEQA Guidelines, because it consists of an organizational or administrative activity of government which will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.  Not available Video Video
24-00460 5)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Five Year Capital Improvement Program (CIP), Fiscal Year (FY) 2024-2025 through FY 2028-2029, as follows: (EST. TIME: 35 MIN.) a) Receive and file the detailed Five-Year CIP, FY 2024-2025 through FY 2028-2029; b) Review and grant preliminary, non-binding conceptual approval of the projects contained in the CIP; c) Refer new CIP Projects to the Planning Commission and request analysis of these projects proposed for planning, initiation, or construction in future Fiscal Years for conformity with the County Comprehensive Plan per Government Code 65401 and 65402; and d) Determine that the proposed actions do not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5) as they consist of organizational or administrative activities of government that will not result in direct or indirect changes in the environment; and that the proposed actions do not constitute “Approval” within the meaning of CEQA Guidelines Section 15352 as they do not commit the Count  Not available Video Video
24-00462 6)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding Fiscal Years (FYs) 2024-2026 Public Safety Realignment Plan, as follows: (EST. TIME: 45 MIN.) a) Receive a presentation on the Fiscal Year (FY) 2024-2026 Public Safety Realignment Plan; b) Accept the Santa Barbara County FY 2024-2026 Public Safety Realignment Plan developed by the Community Corrections Partnership (CCP) and approved by the Executive Committee of the CCP; c) Find that the proposed actions do not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines pursuant to Section 15378(b)(5), in that they are government administrative activities that will not result in direct or indirect changes to the environment; and d) Determine that the acceptance of the FYs 2024-2026 Public Safety Realignment Plan is exempt from the CEQA pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3), finding that the activities are covered by the common sense exception that CEQA applies only to projects which have the potential for causing a significant effect on the environment, and where it can be seen wi  Not available Video Video