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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 9/9/2014 9:00 AM Minutes status: Approved  
Meeting location: JOSEPH CENTENO BETTERAVIA GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION BUILDING, BOARD HEARING ROOM 511 EAST LAKESIDE PARKWAY, SANTA MARIA
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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14-00009  Agenda ItemClosed Session Agenda  Action details Not available
14-00001  Agenda ItemPublic Comment  Action details Not available
14-00703 A-1)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation and Appreciation of John Truman, Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner, for his 36 years of outstanding and dedicated service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
14-00683 A-2)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming September 2014 Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
14-00711 A-3)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Alcohol Drug and Mental Health Services Fiscal Year 2014-2015 Acute/IMD Amendment, Crestwood Behavioral Health Center, Inc., as follows: a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute an Amendment to the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Crestwood Behavioral Health Center, Inc. (not a local vendor), an Institution for Mental Disease (IMD), to add IMD-alternative transitional residential rehabilitative Bridge Program services to the original Contract for IMD services, without increasing the total Contract amount, which is not to exceed $1,000,000.00 per year, for a total Contract of $3,000,000.00 through June 30, 2017; and b) Determine that the above actions are government fiscal activities or funding mechanisms which do not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant physical impact on the environment, and are therefore not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to section 15378(b)(4) of the CEQA guidelines. Pass Action details Video Video
14-00704 A-4)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Bolthouse Properties, LLC Notice of Nonrenewal of Agricultural Preserve Contract, Cuyama Area, First District, as follows; a) Receive and file the Notice of Nonrenewal submitted by the landowner for the Land Conservation Contract (Agricultural Preserve) No. 76-AP-072, Case No. 14AGP-00000-00020; and b) Find that the proposed action is an administrative activity of the County, which will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment and is therefore not a “project” as defined for purposes of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) under State CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5).Pass Action details Not available
14-00707 A-5)Agenda ItemActing as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: Consider recommendations regarding the Las Vegas/San Pedro Creeks Capacity Improvement Project, Second District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement with HDR Engineering, Inc. (not a local vendor) for the second phase of engineering services for the Las Vegas/San Pedro Creeks Improvement Project increasing the Contract from an amount of $582,555.00 to a new Contract amount of $732,962.20, an increase of $150,407.20, and extending the Contract period from December 31, 2014 to December 31, 2016; b) Authorize an increase in contingency in the amount of $15,040.72 (10%) with HDR Engineering, Inc. for additional work that may be needed to complete work for the project; and c) Determine, pursuant to 14 CCR 15162, that a Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND) was adopted for the Las Vegas-San Pedro Creeks Capacity Improvement Project on October 4, 2011, an Addendum to the MND was approved on April 10, 2012, and an Addendum to the MND was approvePass Action details Not available
14-00708 A-6)Agenda ItemActing as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: Consider recommendations regarding a Secondary Use Agreement along Franklin Channel with the City of Carpinteria, First District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Real Property Agreement, Secondary Use of Flood Control Owned Land with the City of Carpinteria, regarding a portion of Franklin Channel located on APN 003-243-032 and APN 003-242-036; and b) Find that the proposed action is an administrative activity of the County, which will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment and is therefore not a “project” as defined for purposes of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) under State CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5).Pass Action details Not available
14-00709 A-7)Agenda ItemActing as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: Consider recommendations regarding the Local Sponsor Cost Sharing Agreement, Lower Mission Creek Flood Control Project, Second District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Local Sponsor Cost Sharing Agreement for the construction of Reach 1A-2 of the Lower Mission Creek Flood Control Project in an estimated amount of $1,181,795.75 as a part of the Mason Street Bridge Replacement Project; b) Approve plans and specifications for the Lower Mission Creek Flood Control Project Reach 1A - Phase 2; and c) Find that pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines section 15162, no substantial changes are proposed, there are no substantial changes in circumstances and no new information of substantial importance has come to light regarding environmental effects of the project or feasibility of mitigation measures and, therefore this action is within the scope of the project covered by the Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement (EIRPass Action details Not available
14-00706 A-8)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Ann Bartlett Eldridge to the Mental Health Commission, term ending September 9, 2018, Fifth District.Pass Action details Not available
14-00710 1)Agenda ItemHEARING - Receive and file a presentation from the California Strawberry Commission. (EST. TIME: 15 MIN.)Pass Action details Video Video
14-00714 2)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Recruitment Process for filling a vacancy on the Retirement Board of the Santa Barbara County Employees Retirement System, as follows: (EST. TIME: 15 MIN.) a) Receive and file an update on the existing vacancy on the Retirement Board of the Santa Barbara County Employees Retirement System; and b) Provide direction to staff regarding the appointment process. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICY Pass Action details Video Video
14-00713 3)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding Cachuma Drought Update and Water Legislative Reports, as follows: (EST. TIME: 2 HRS.) a) Receive and file a report from the United States Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) regarding fish releases from Cachuma Dam; b) Receive and file a report from Governmental Advocates on State Legislative activity related to water issues; and c) Determine that the proposed action is not subject to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to State CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b) (5), as it is an administrative action that will not result in direct or indirect changes to the environment. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVE Pass Action details Video Video
14-00712 4)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding completion of Cuyama Groundwater Basin Study, First District, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR.) Acting as the Board of Directors, Water Agency: a) Receive and file the Cuyama Valley Water Availability Study, a hydrologic study consisting of the summary fact sheet, final report, and three technical reports funded and completed by the Santa Barbara County Water Agency (SBCWA) and United States Geological Survey (USGS) and authorize distribution of the study for County and public information; and b) Find that the Cuyama Water Availability Study is exempt under California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) guidelines, Section 15262; Feasibility and Planning Studies and Section 15306 (Class 6) Basic data collection, research, experimental management, and resource evaluation activities. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVE Pass Action details Video Video
14-00664 5)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Cuyama Solar Facility Project, APNs 149-150-029, 149-150, 030, 149-150-031, 149-150-032, 149-140-076, 149-150-039, 149-140-041, 149-330-001, and 149-010-049, located south and southeast of the town of Cuyama, First District, as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Make the required findings for approval of the project, including California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) findings; b) Adopt a Resolution amending: a) the County’s Comprehensive Plan Land Use Element (13GPA-00000-00002), allowing utility-scale solar photovoltaic facilities on up to 600 acres within the Cuyama Valley Rural Region on lands designated Agriculture II (A-II) or Agricultural Commercial (AC) and zoned Agriculture II (AG-II), with a Utility-Scale Solar Photovoltaic Facility Overlay, b) the County’s Comprehensive Plan Land Use Element, Cuyama Valley Rural Region, Land Use Designation Map (13GPA-00000-00001), by changing the Land Use Designation on specified portions of APN 149-140-076 from Agricultural Commercial (AC) to Agriculture II (A-II); and c) the Santa Pass Action details Video Video