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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 5/12/2015 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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15-00399 A-1)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming May 17, 2015 through May 23, 2015 as National Public Works week in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
15-00362 A-2)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Marvin Solorio of the Parks Department as the May 2015 Employee of the Month in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
15-00403 A-3)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Soma Baldwin upon her retirement from the Santa Barbara County Law Library.Pass Action details Video Video
15-00406 A-4)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Robin Hanshaw upon her retirement from Child Support Services after over 25 years of faithful and distinguished service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
15-00361 A-5)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming May 2015 as Military Appreciation Month in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
15-00405 A-6)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the week of May 11, 2015 through May 17, 2015 as Altrusa Appreciation Week.Pass Action details Video Video
15-00374 A-7)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health Services (ADMHS) pharmacy Board Contract and extension of bid waiver, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy of Santa Barbara (a local vendor) to continue to provide pharmaceuticals for ADMHS clients for a total contract maximum amount not to exceed $200,000.00 through September 30, 2015, inclusive of $100,000.00 under Purchase Order No. CN16934, but which otherwise cancels, nullifies, and supersedes Purchase Order No. CN16934; b) Approve, ratify, and authorize an extension of the waiver of competitive bidding approved May 20, 2014 for the procurement of pharmaceuticals from Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy (a local vendor), to authorize additional procurements not to exceed $200,000.00 through September 30, 2015; and c) Determine that these activities are exempt from California Environmental Quality Act review per CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5) since the recommended actions are government administrative activitPass Action details Not available
15-00310 A-8)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Fiscal Year (FY) 2015-2020 Consolidated Plan, Fiscal Year 2015-16 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investments Partnership program (HOME) funding awards and Fiscal Year 2015-16 Action Plan, as follows: a) Approve the final FY 2015-2020 Consolidated Plan and the final first year FY 2015-16 Action Plan, revised to include Board action on April 21, 2015; b) Direct staff to submit the FY 2015-2020 Consolidated Plan and final first year FY 2015-16 Action Plan to Housing and Urban Development (HUD); c) Authorize the County Executive Officer or her designee to execute the Application for Federal Assistance SF-424 and all certifications, standard forms, and other related documents required for the submittal to and approval by HUD of the FY 2015-2020 Consolidated Plan and first year 2015-16 Action Plan; and authorize the County Executive Officer or her designee to execute documents needed for acceptance and administration of HOME and CDBG funds; d) Adopt and authorize the Board Chair to execute a Resolution in the Matter of the Pass Action details Video Video
15-00402 A-9)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Amendment No. 1 to the $60,000.00 HOME Investment Partnerships Program Tenant-Based Rental Assistance Subrecipient Agreement with the City of Santa Maria, Fifth District, as follows: a) Approve and Authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 1 to Contract CN17699, the HOME Investment Partnerships Program Tenant-Based Rental Assistance (TBRA) Subrecipient Agreement with the City of Santa Maria; and b) Determine that the approval of Amendment No. 1 to Subrecipient Agreement CN17699 is not the approval of a project subject to environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(4)- finding that the action is not a project as it is the creation of a government funding mechanism or other government fiscal activity, which does not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant physical impact on the environment-and direct staff to file the Notice of Exemption.Pass Action details Video Video
15-00389 A-10)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding 305 Camino Del Remedio South County Crisis Stabilization Unit Project No. 8748, Authorization to Bid, Second District, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Authorize the Director of General Services to advertise for construction bids for the South County Crisis Stabilization Unit- Project No. 8748 on the basis of the plans and specifications for the project on file with the General Services Department; b) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 003912; and c) Determine that the proposed project is exempt from the provisions of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to State CEQA Guidelines for the alterations to the existing county facility located at 305 Camino del Remedio, and find that above actions are Categorically Exempt within the meaning of CEQA, as set forth in 14 CCR 15301(a), and approve the filing of a categorical exemption on that basis.Pass Action details Not available
15-00404 A-11)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding 970 Embarcadero Del Mar (Isla Vista) Lease Update, Third District, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0003816 to establish funding which will be used to complete necessary renovations at 970 Embarcadero del Mar in Isla Vista; b) Receive this update from General Services related to anticipated leases for various governmental/nonprofit entities to utilize space at the County owned property located at 970 Embarcadero Del Mar in Isla Vista; and c) Determine that the proposed project is exempt from the provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to State CEQA Guidelines Section 15301, as it involves the operation, repair, and leasing of existing public structures involving negligible or no expansion of use, and direct staff to file and post a Notice of Exemption on that basis. Pass Action details Video Video
15-00383 A-12)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding authorizing the Chief Probation Officer to submit the application to pursue fifteenth year allocation funding under the Juvenile Justice Crime Prevention Act, as follows: a) Authorize the Chief Probation Officer, as lead agent, to submit the application for approval to the Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) in order to utilize funding in the amount of $1,210,663.00 allocated to Santa Barbara County under the Juvenile Justice Crime Prevention Act (JJCPA), from July 1, 2015, through June 30, 2016; b) Assure that the County will adhere to the BSCC’s contract terms and statutory requirements, participate in the collection of the required data, and use grant funding to supplement and not supplant existing programs; and c) Determine that the authorization to submit the Juvenile Justice Crime Prevention Act applications is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3), finding that the activities are covered by the general rule that CEQA applies only to projects which have Pass Action details Not available
15-00387 A-13)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Bid Waiver Request for Purchase of Public Health Laboratory Equipment: Magna Pure Compact Extractor from Roche Diagnostics, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Authorize the Purchasing Manager to issue a purchase order with Roche Diagnostics (not a local vendor) for the purchase of a Magna Pure Compact System for a total purchase amount not to exceed $42,500.00, and without a competitive bid, pursuant to County Code Section 2-39; b) Approve a Budget Revision Request No. 0003882 in the amount of $42,500.00 for the purchase of a specimen extractor funded by unanticipated revenue from CenCal ($28,500.00) and transfer of appropriation from Services and Supplies ($14,000.00); and c) Determine that the above actions are organizational and administrative activities of government that are 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
15-00400 A-14)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Statement of Final Quantities for the Construction of Jonata Park Road Bridge Replacement over Zaca Creek (Existing Bridge No. 51C-226, New Bridge No. 51C-0356), County Project No. 863002, Third District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Statement of Final Quantities for Construction of the Jonata Park Road Bridge Replacement over Zaca Creek (Existing Bridge No. 51C-226, New Bridge No. 51C-0356), County Project No. 863002, Third District, for work performed and materials supplied by Souza Construction, Inc. (a local vendor), P.O. Box 3810 San Luis Obispo, CA 93401, in the amount of $1,996,874.67, and b) Find that pursuant to State CEQA Guidelines Section 15162, no substantial changes were 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 proposed actions are within the scope of the Mitigated Negative Declaration (12NGD 00000-00008) and Mitigation Monitoring PrograPass Action details Not available
15-00401 A-15)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Fiscal Year (FY) 2015-2016 Road Maintenance Annual Plan, as follows: a) Approve and adopt the FY 2015-2016 Road Maintenance Annual Plan (RdMAP); b) Approve the funded projects listed for the Maintenance Program and the Surface Treatment Program in the RdMAP; c) Authorize the Director of Public Works to advertise the projects contained within the FY 2015-2016 RdMAP; and d) Find the proposed actions are for existing facilities, which consists of the operation, repair, maintenance, or minor alteration of existing public 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, and that the proposed actions are therefore exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to 14 CCR 15301(c) and approve the filing of a Notices of Exemption on that basis. Pass Action details Not available
15-00381 A-16)Agenda ItemReceive and file the Fiscal Year 2014-2015 Third Quarter (January through March 2015) report on the Treasurer’s Investment Pool, pursuant to Government Code section 53646(b).Pass Action details Not available
15-00393 A-17)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Temporary Transfers to Cover Cash Flow Deficits Occurring from July 1, 2015 through April 25, 2016, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution “In the Matter of Authorizing the County Treasurer to Make Temporary Transfers to Political Subdivisions Whose Funds are in Custody and are Paid Out Solely Through the Treasurer’s Office for the Fiscal Year 2015 - 2016”; 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 section 15378(b)(4) of the CEQA Guidelines.Pass Action details Not available
15-00388 A-18)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Ordinance change setting Board salaries and annual adjustments to the Consumer Price Index, as follows: a) Consider the adoption (second reading) of an amendment to Ordinance 4905; b) Read the title of the Ordinance and waive the reading of the Ordinance in full; and c) Determine that these actions are exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review as they are not a project pursuant to CEQA Guidelines section 15378 (b) (2).Pass Action details Not available
15-00397 A-19)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider the recommendations of the County Planning Commission to amend the County’s Environmental Thresholds and Guidelines Manual, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR. 30 MIN.) a) Make the required findings for approval of the proposed amendment, including California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) findings; b) Determine the project is exempt from CEQA pursuant to CEQA Guideline Sections 15064.7 and 15378 of CEQA; and c) Adopt a Resolution to approve Case No. 15ORD-00000-00006, amending the County of Santa Barbara’s Environmental Thresholds and Guidelines Manual, by adding a threshold of significance to guide the County’s environmental analysis of greenhouse gas emissions from industrial stationary sources of a project subject to the CEQA. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICY Pass Action details Not available
15-00398 A-20)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Energy and Climate Action Plan (ECAP), as follows: a) Consider the adoption (second reading) of an Ordinance, Case No. 15ORD-00000-00008, amending Articles VI, Primary Energy Code, and IX, Primary Green Building Standards Code, of Chapter 10, Building Regulations, of the County Code.Pass Action details Not available
15-00395 A-21)Agenda ItemActing as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: Consider recommendations regarding the Flood Control Benefit Assessment Program for Fiscal Year 2015-2016, as follows: a) Make a determination upon each assessment described in the report ordered filed by the Board at the June 16, 2015 meeting; b) Adopt the Resolution confirming Flood Control Benefit Assessment for Fiscal Year 2015-2016 and authorize the Clerk of the Board to record a certified copy; c) Consider the adoption (second reading) of an Ordinance amending Ordinance 3150, the Flood Control Benefit Assessment Ordinance, Relating to Benefit Assessments for Flood Control Services imposing Flood Control Benefit Assessments for Fiscal Year 2015-2016; and d) Find that the assessment revenue will be used for meeting operating expenses, including employee wage rates and fringe benefits, purchasing or leasing supplies, equipment, or materials, meeting financial reserve needs and requirements and obtaining funds for capital projects necessary to maintain service within existing service Pass Action details Not available
15-00396 A-22)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding Parcel Fees for solid waste management services in the Cuyama Valley for Fiscal Year (FY) 2015-2016, First District, as follows: (EST. TIME: 10 MIN.) a) Adopt a Resolution, effective July 1, 2015, setting the Parcel Fee Schedule for the Cuyama Valley for Fiscal Year 2015-2016; and b) Find that the proposed action is for the establishment of solid waste management fees by the County which are for the purpose of meeting operating expenses; that no expansion of services or facilities will result; that the proposed action is therefore exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to 14 CCR 15273(a)(1); and approve the filing of a Notice of Exemption on that basis. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Not available
15-00370 A-23)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Response to 2014-2015 Grand Jury Report, as follows: a) Adopt responses as the Board of Supervisors’ response to the 2014-2015 Grand Jury report entitled Santa Barbara County Sheriff-Coroner's Bureau-Still an Unhealthy Environment; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a letter and forward the letter and responses to the Presiding Judge of Santa Barbara County Superior Court; and c) Determine pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines 15378(b)(4) that the above actions are not a project subject to CEQA review, because it is a government fiscal activity that does 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
15-00432 A-24)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring outstanding sportsmanship by the Righetti Boys Basketball Team.Pass Action details Video Video
15-00303 1)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding a Resolution Granting a Private Pipeline Franchise to ERG Resources, LLC, Fourth and Fifth Districts, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution Granting a Private Pipeline Franchise to ERG Resources, LLC, for a twenty (20) year term, to allow the continued operation and maintenance of the existing private pipeline system along and under the County roadways of Palmer Road and Cat Canyon Road near the Cat Canyon Oil Fields north of Los Alamos in the unincorporated territory of Santa Barbara County; and b) Determine that the proposed action is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to State CEQA Guidelines Section 15301, Existing Facilities, and approve and direct staff to file and post a Notice of Exemption on that basis. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: WITHDRAW Pass Action details Video Video
15-00394 2)Agenda ItemHEARING – Consider recommendations regarding approval of a Contract with Santa Maria Fairpark for the 2015 Veterans Stand Down, as follows: (EST. TIME: 15 MIN.) a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a contract between the County of Santa Barbara and the Santa Maria Fairpark for the Santa Barbara County Veterans Stand Down on October 17, 2015; and b) Find that the proposed action consists of the normal operation of existing facilities for public gatherings for the purpose for which the facilities were designed, and is therefore exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to 14 CCR 15322 and direct staff to file a Notice of Exemption with the Clerk of the Board on that basis. Pass Action details Video Video
15-00385 3)Agenda ItemHEARING - Receive and file the Auditor-Controller's Report on the External Monitoring Reports of County Departments for July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014 (the Report). (EST. TIME: 15 MIN.) COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION:Pass Action details Video Video
15-00384 4)Agenda ItemHEARING - Receive and file the County of Santa Barbara’s Single Audit Report for the Fiscal Year ended June 30, 2014. (EST. TIME: 15 MIN.) COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVE Pass Action details Video Video
15-00382 5)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding an Agreement for Fire Services on Chumash Reservation, as follows: (EST. TIME: 15 MIN.) a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an agreement for fire protection services with the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians effective July 1, 2015; b) Authorize the Fire Chief to review the Annual Operating Plan each year, make revisions and updates as appropriate, and to sign the Annual Operating Plan on behalf of Santa Barbara County; and c) Determine the action is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines section 15061 (b) (3) as it can be seen with certainty that there is no possibility that the activity may have a significant effect on the environment. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVE Pass Action details Video Video
15-00391 6)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding a Snapshot of Poverty Report Status Report, as follows: (EST. TIME: 45 MIN.) a) Receive status report on County department’s efforts regarding use of data, findings and focus areas provided within the 2013 Poverty Report: A Snapshot of Poverty in Santa Barbara County; b) Direct the Inter-Agency Policy Council (IAPC) Department Directors to return to the Board of Supervisors in March of 2016 with an update on outcomes related to poverty indicators and progress on focus areas; and c) Determine the above actions are exempt from environmental review per California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guideline Section 15378(b)(5), since they are a government activity that does not involve a commitment to a specific project that may result in a potentially significant effect on the environment. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVE Pass Action details Video Video
15-00380 7)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Santa Barbara County Partnership for Strengthening Families, as follows: (EST. TIME: 20 MIN.) a) Receive and file the Santa Barbara County Partnership for Strengthening Families presentation; and b) Determine pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guideline 15378(b)(5) that the above action is not a project subject to CEQA review because it is an administrative activity that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVE Pass Action details Video Video
15-00386 8)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding a briefing on Oil and Gas Wastewater Injection Wells in Santa Barbara County, as follows: (EST. TIME: 45 MIN.) a) Receive and file a report on the status of the ongoing United States Environmental Protection Agency investigation into oil and gas wastewater injection wells in California, which includes a discussion of injection wells in Santa Barbara County; and b) Determine that this report does not constitute a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5). COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’ RECOMMENDATION: APPROVE Pass Action details Video Video
15-00392 9)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding a Potential Advocacy Position of Legislation: AB 356 (Williams) - Oil and gas: groundwater monitoring, as follows: (EST. TIME: 20 MIN.) Option 1: a) Take an advocacy position of support, watch, or oppose on AB 356 (Williams): Oil and gas: groundwater monitoring; b) Direct staff to forward, and approve and authorize the Chair to execute a letter stating the Board’s decision to the legislative author, members of the legislature including, but not limited to, the County legislative delegation, and appropriate committee chairs; and c) Determine pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guideline 15378(b)(5) that the above action is not a project subject to CEQA review because it is an administrative activity that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment; or Option 2: a) Take no position on AB 356 (Williams): Oil and gas: groundwater monitoring; and b) Determine pursuant to CEQA Guideline 15378(b)(5) that the above action is not a project subject to CEQA review because it is an aPass Action details Video Video
15-00407 10)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding a Countywide Strategic Communications Plan, prepared by SAE Communications, as follows: (EST. TIME: 45 MIN.) a) Receive and file a report summarizing research findings regarding the communications needs of the County and the resulting recommendations included in Countywide Strategic Communications Plan prepared by SAE Communications and provide direction to staff as necessary; and b) Determine the above actions are exempt from environmental review per California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guideline Section 15378(b)(5), since they are a government activity that does not involve a commitment to a specific project that may result in a potentially significant effect on the environment. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICY Pass Action details Video Video