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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 1/20/2015 9:00 AM Minutes status: Approved  
Meeting location: COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING BOARD HEARING ROOM, FOURTH FLOOR 105 EAST ANAPAMU STREET, SANTA BARBARA
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
Agenda packet: Not available
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15-00009  Agenda ItemClosed Session Agenda  Action details Not available
15-00073 A-1)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the month of January 2015 as Mentoring Month in Santa Barbara County. Pass Action details Video Video
15-00072 A-2)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.Pass Action details Video Video
15-00068 A-3)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Guy Tingos upon his retirement from the Agriculture Department after 30 years of dedicated service to the County of Santa Barbara.Pass Action details Video Video
15-00069 A-4)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Fire Chief Michael W. Dyer upon his retirement from the Fire Department after over 5 years of distinguished service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County and an amassed 36 ½ years of service to the citizens of California.Pass Action details Not available
15-00090 A-5)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Rabbi Stephen Cohen for 30 years of Community Service in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
15-00064 A-6)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Custody Sergeant Loren “Dale” Coburn upon his retirement from the Sheriff’s Department after over 24 years of dedicated service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
15-00065 A-7)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Mitigation Fee Act Annual Report, as follows: a) Receive and file the 2013 through 2014 annual report for the Carpinteria-Summerland Fire Protection District Development Impact Fee Mitigation fees; and b) Find 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
15-00075 A-8)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Grant Application to California State Parks Office of Grants and Local Services Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) for Jalama Beach Restroom Replacement Project, Third District, as follows: a) Authorize the Director of the Community Services Department, or designee, to apply for a Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) grant from the California State Parks Office of Grants and Local Services, for the Jalama Beach Restroom Replacement Project; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Resolution Approving the Application for LWCF for the Jalama Beach Restroom Replacement Project; c) Authorize the Director of the Community Services Department, Parks Division, or designee, to execute and submit the grant application and Contract, in a form substantially similar to the LWCF draft Contract and upon review and concurrence of County Counsel, Auditor-Controller, and Risk Manager or their designees if the LWCF grant is awarded; and d) Determine that the submission of the grant application and Resolution is not the approval oPass Action details Not available
15-00093 A-9)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Playground Equipment Procurement, as follows: a) Authorize the County Purchasing Agent to procure a total of two playground structures, one for Santa Ynez Park and one for Falcon Open Space, based on competitive bids completed by other California government agencies and waive competitive bidding by the County of Santa Barbara pursuant to County Code § 2-39; and b) Determine that the procurement is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15303 of the State Guidelines for the Implementation of CEQA, which consists of construction or location of new, small facilities or structures and installation of new equipment, and direct staff to file a Notice of Exemption.Pass Action details Not available
15-00092 A-10)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Central Coast Collaborative on Homelessness (C3H) Sponsor and Host Agency Memorandum of Understanding for Fiscal Year 2014, as follows: a) Receive and file the Central Coast Collaborative on Homelessness (C3H) Sponsor and Host Agency Memorandum of Understanding for Fiscal Year 2014; and b) Find that the proposed actions are not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Sections 15378(b)(4) and 15378(b)(5) of the CEQA Guidelines, because they are government fiscal, organizational, or administrative activities that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment. Pass Action details Video Video
15-00095 A-11)Agenda ItemApprove Budget Revision Requests (SEE EXHIBIT A WITH POSTED AGENDA). (4/5 Vote Required).Pass Action details Video Video
15-00074 A-12)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Countywide Telephone System Upgrade, Contract Amendment, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a First Amendment to the Agreement with NEC Corporation of America, for the Countywide Telephone System upgrade, Board Contract 14-139, amending the Contract end date from December 31, 2014 to August 31, 2015 at no additional cost; and b) Determine that the proposed project is except from the provisions of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to State CEQA Guidelines Section 15301, as it involves the operation and maintenance of County equipment that will result in no or negligible expansion of existing use and direct staff to file a Notice of Exemption on that basis. Pass Action details Not available
15-00024 A-13)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Coastal Commission’s conditional certification of amendment to the Local Coastal Program regarding Agricultural Buffers Ordinance Amendment, as follows: a) Receive notice of the California Coastal Commission’s conditional certification of the County’s amendment to the County’s Local Coastal Program (Coastal Commission Case No. LCP-4-STB-13-0211-1-Part A Agricultural Buffers Regulation) with suggested modifications; b) Adopt a Resolution acknowledging receipt of the California Coastal Commission’s conditional certification with modifications, accepting and agreeing to the modifications, agreeing to issue Coastal Development Permits for the total area included in the conditionally certified Local Coastal Program, and adopting the Local Coastal Program Amendment with the suggested modifications; c) Determine that the Board’s action is not subject to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Public Resources Code Section 21080.9. The County relied upon Negative Declaration 11NGD-00000-00004 for the CEQA review of Case No. 12ORPass Action details Video Video
15-00076 A-14)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) Grant Program for Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2016, DUI Intensive Supervision Program, as follows: a) Authorize the Chief Probation Officer to submit an application, execute the Grant Award Agreement, and accept anticipated funding of the FFY 2016 California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) Grant in the amount of $140,672.01 for the period covering October 1, 2015, through September 30, 2016; and b) Determine that approval of the FFY 2016 OTS Grant Program is not the approval of a project that is subject to environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines section 15378(b)(4), finding that the actions are not a project as they are the creation of government funding mechanisms or other government fiscal activities which do not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant impact on the environment, and direct staff to file a Notice of Exemption. Pass Action details Not available
15-00063 A-15)Agenda ItemActing as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: Consider recommendations regarding Grant Application Approval for the Urban Streams Restoration Program, Third District, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution entitled “In the Matter of Endorsing an Application for an Urban Streams Restoration Program Grant,” as a co-sponsor with the Land Trust for Santa Barbara County, authorizing the Public Works Director or his designee to apply, accept and execute a grant Agreement for the North Campus Open Space Devereux Creek Floodplain Restoration Project and authorizing the Land Trust to act as Project Manager; and b) Find that the proposed action is related to creation of a government funding and other fiscal activities which do not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant physical impact on the environment, and is therefore not a project under California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Guideline Section 15378(b)(4). Pass Action details Not available
15-00067 A-16)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Tajiguas Landfill Resource Recovery Project - Contract Amendment (extend term) for preparation of a Subsequent Environmental Impact Report, First, Second and Third Districts, as follows: a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 2 to the Professional Services Contract (BC-13-080) with the consulting firm of Padre Associates, Inc. for preparation of the Subsequent Environmental Impact Report for the proposed Tajiguas Landfill Resource Recovery Project to extend the Contract term to December 31st, 2015 at no additional cost; and b) Determine that this action is exempt from review pursuant to Section 15061(b) (3) of the State Guidelines for Implementation of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) because there is no possibility that the activity in question may have a significant effect on the environment. Pass Action details Not available
15-00077 A-17)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Lakeview Road and Foster Road Sidewalk Infill Project, County Project No. 820662, Fourth District, as follows: a) Approve the Lakeview Road and Foster Road Sidewalk Infill Project; b) Authorize the Director of Public Works to advertise for bids to construct the Lakeview Road and Foster Road Sidewalk Infill Project; and c) Find that the proposed project 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 previously existing, including but not limited to existing highways and streets, sidewalks, gutters, bicycle and pedestrian trails, and similar facilities that the proposed project is therefore exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to 14 CCR 15301(c) and approve the filing of a Notice of Exemption on that basis. Pass Action details Not available
15-00079 A-18)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding amendments to the Functional Classification of Union Valley Parkway, Fourth District, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution approving the submittal of a Functional Classification Change to the State of California, Department of Transportation for Union Valley Parkway, within the unincorporated area of Santa Barbara County, to be designated a Principal Arterial; and b) Find that the proposed actions are for the operation and maintenance of existing public facilities, involving negligible, or no expansion of use beyond that which presently exists, that the proposed action is therefore exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to 14 CCR 15301(c), and approve the filing of a Notice of Exemption on that basis. Pass Action details Not available
15-00061 A-19)Agenda ItemApprove and authorize the Chair to execute an application for the destruction of Office of Professional Standards files at least five (5) years old. (4/5 Vote Required)Pass Action details Not available
15-00091 A-20)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the acceptance of $826,065.00 in Donated Equipment from Project Rescue Flight to Sheriff’s Aviation Support Unit, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Accept a donation of equipment and services made to the Aviation Support Unit (ASU) of the Sheriff’s Office during the 2013-2014 Fiscal Year by Project Rescue Flight, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization totaling $307,556.00; b) Accept a donation of equipment and services made to the ASU from Project Rescue Flight between July 1, 2014 and December 31, 2014 totaling $18,509.00; c) Accept a donation made to the ASU from Project Rescue Flight for the installation of equipment on Copter 4 with a total value of $500,000.00; d) Approve Revision Request No. 0003741 recognizing the donation and appropriations in Services and Supplies and Capital Assets object levels; and e) Determine this action is exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15378(b) (5), which are organizational or administrative activities of governments that will not result in direct or indirect phPass Action details Video Video
15-00062 A-21)Appointment/BOS itemReceive and file a report on President Obama’s State, Local and Tribal Leaders Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resiliency. Pass Action details Video Video
15-00066 A-22)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Jim Laponis to the Advisory Board on Alcohol and Drug Problems, term ending January 20, 2018, First District.Pass Action details Not available
15-00070 A-23)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Donna Lewis to the Air Pollution Control District Community Advisory Council, term ending December 31, 2016, First District.Pass Action details Not available
15-00071 A-24)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Michael Cooney to the Law Library Board of Trustees as the Attorney at Large, term ending December 31, 2016. Pass Action details Not available
15-00080 A-25)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Sigrid A. Wright to the Commission for Women, term ending January 1, 2018, Second District.Pass Action details Not available
15-00099 A-26)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an update regarding the County Trout Stocking Program at Lake Cachuma, Third District, as follows: a) Receive and file correspondence between the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), Santa Barbara County staff, and the Third District office; and b) Find that the proposed actions do not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), pursuant to 14 CCR 15378(b)(2), as they consist of general policy and procedure making.Pass Action details Video Video
15-00084 A-27)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of John Tunnell to the Santa Maria Cemetery District, term ending December 31, 2018, Fifth District.Pass Action details Not available
15-00085 A-28)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Ruth Jensen to the Agricultural Advisory Committee, term ending December 31, 2018, Fifth District.Pass Action details Not available
15-00087 A-29)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Cole Lucas to the Santa Maria Cemetery District, term ending December 31, 2018, Fifth District.Pass Action details Not available
15-00088 A-30)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Mark Evans to the Santa Maria Cemetery District, term ending December 31, 2018, Fifth District.Pass Action details Not available
15-00078 A-31)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations of the Montecito Planning Commission and the County Planning Commission to adopt a Comprehensive Plan Amendment, Case No. 14GPA-00000-00017, incorporating updated fire hazard information as an amendment to the Santa Barbara County Comprehensive Plan Seismic Safety and Safety Element, as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Make the findings of approval of the proposed Comprehensive Plan amendment, including California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) findings; b) Find that this amendment, the adoption of the Resolutions, and other actions herein are exempt pursuant to Section 15061(b)(3) of the State Guidelines for Implementation of the CEQA and Notice of Exemption; c) Adopt a Resolution approving Case No. 14GPA-00000-00017 to update fire hazard information within the Santa Barbara County Comprehensive Plan Seismic Safety and Safety Element; and d) Adopt a Resolution confirming the Board of Supervisors has considered recommendations made by the State Board of Forestry and Fire Protection in its correspondence dated November 7, 2014 and implePass Action details Not available
15-00081 A-32)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the adoption of the 2015 through 2023 Housing Element Update, Case No. 14GPA-00000-00008, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR.) a) Make the findings for approval, including California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) findings; b) Adopt the Proposed Final Negative Declaration (Case No. 14NGD-00000-00014); c) Approve Case No. 14GPA-00000-00008, a Resolution adopting the 2015 through 2023 Housing Element Update; and d) Authorize the Planning and Development Department to submit the adopted 2015 through 2023 Housing Element Update to the California Department of Housing and Community Development for review as required by Government Code section 65585(g). COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICY Pass Action details Not available
15-00094 A-33)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations of the County Planning Commission to adopt a Comprehensive Plan Amendment incorporating disadvantaged unincorporated communities policies into the Santa Barbara County Comprehensive Plan Land Use Element (Case No. 14GPA-00000-00015), as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Make the findings of approval of the proposed Comprehensive Plan amendment, including California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) findings; b) Find that this amendment is exempt pursuant to Section 15061(b)(3) of the State Guidelines for Implementation of CEQA and Notice of Exemption; and c) Adopt a Resolution approving Case No. 14GPA-00000-00015 incorporating Disadvantaged Unincorporated Communities Policies into the Santa Barbara County Comprehensive Plan Land Use Element. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICY Pass Action details Not available
15-00086 A-34)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding an update to the Orcutt Transportation Improvement Plan, Third and Fourth Districts, as follows: (EST. TIME: 15 MIN.) a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Resolution to update the Orcutt Transportation Improvement Plan; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Resolution to update the Orcutt Transportation Impact Mitigation Program fees; and c) Determine that the proposed actions are administrative and other fiscal activities that do not involve commitment to any specific project, and are therefore not a project as defined by State California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15378, and approve the filing of a Notice of Exemption on that basis. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVE Pass Action details Not available
15-00096 1)Agenda ItemHEARING - Receive and file an Affordable Care Act Implementation Report. (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVE Pass Action details Video Video
15-00034 2)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Ordinance Amending the Animal Services Fee Schedule, as follows: a) Approve the adoption (Second Reading) of an Ordinance amending the Animal Services Fee Schedule; and b) Determine that adoption of the Ordinance is exempt from California Environmental Quality Act review pursuant to 14 CCR 15273 and Public Resources Code §21080, subdivision (b)(8)(A) and (B), in that the fees will be used for operating expenses and for the purchase of supplies, equipment, and materials.Pass Action details Video Video
15-00089 3)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding a revised policy: Administration of Vehicle Fleet, as follows: (EST TIME: 15 MIN.) a) Consider and adopt the proposed “Administration of Vehicle Fleet” policy and direct the County Executive Office to implement and enforce the new policy; b) Authorize the Chair to sign and forward a letter to the Presiding Judge of Santa Barbara County Superior Court; and c) Determine that the proposed actions are not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to State CEQA Guidelines Section 15378, as they involve administrative activities that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes to the environment, and direct staff to post and file a Notice of Exemption on that basis. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION:Pass Action details Video Video
15-00082 4)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding Santa Barbara County Commissioning and Retro-Commissioning Policy for County Owned Facilities, as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Approve and adopt the Santa Barbara County Commissioning and Retro-Commissioning Policy for County-owned facilities, in accordance with County Ordinance 4452 Chapter 12a “Facilities Policy Framework”; b) Direct staff to develop policy-implementation guidance and to implement the policy County-wide; c) Direct staff to develop a methodology of funding the retro- and re-commissioning services for existing buildings for inclusion in the 2016-2017 County Budget process; and d) Determine that the act of adopting this policy is not a “project” as defined by California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15378(b) (5), as it is an administrative activity that will not result in direct or indirect changes in the environment. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVE Pass Action details Video Video