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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 5/19/2015 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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15-00430 A-1)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Robert Ooley, FAIA upon his induction into the American Institute of Architects College of Fellows.Pass Action details Video Video
15-00429 A-2)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the month of May 2015 as Older Americans Month in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
15-00348 A-3)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Ralph Baxter for receiving the Anne and Michael Towbes Community Leadership Award.Pass Action details Not available
15-00412 A-4)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring the Lompoc Federal Correctional Complex for services provided to the Lompoc Community.Pass Action details Not available
15-00413 A-5)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Approval of Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) Agreement 14-C0079, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement with the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (CDPR) for the Santa Barbara County Agricultural Commissioner’s Office (SBCAC) to be reimbursed for pesticide enforcement expenditures not previously covered in the pesticide use enforcement program of the SBCAC for the period of April 1, 2015 through June 30, 2015 in the amount of $21,045.88; and b) Determine that the above action involves government funding mechanisms and/or fiscal activities and is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines section 15378(b)(4).Pass Action details Not available
15-00425 A-6)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Contract Amendments - Institutions for Mental Disease and Budget Revision Request, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Second Amendment to the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Crestwood Behavioral Health Center, Inc. (not a local vendor), an institution for mental disease, to increase the contract by $200,000.00, for a contract amount not to exceed $1,200,000.00 for Fiscal Year (FY) 2014-2015, and a total contract amount not to exceed $3,200,000.00 through June 30, 2017; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the First Amendment to the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Merced Behavioral Center (not a local vendor), an institution for mental disease, to increase the contract by $200,000.00, for a contract amount not to exceed $400,000.00 for FY 2014-2015, and a total contract amount not to exceed $800,000.00 through June 30, 2017; c) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the First Amendment to the Agreement for Services of Independent ContractoPass Action details Video Video
15-00424 A-7)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Mental Health System Peer Training Grant Award to Santa Barbara County, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve and authorize the Director of Alcohol, Drug, and Mental Health Services (ADMHS) to execute an agreement with the California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD) to accept a $150,000.00 grant to support specified peer training activities from April 15, 2015 through June 30, 2016; b) Approve Budget Revision No. 0003856 increasing appropriations of $150,000.00 in the ADMHS Department, Mental Health Services Act Fund, for Salaries and Benefits and Services and Supplies, funded by unanticipated revenue of $150,000.00 from OSHPD; and c) 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 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 Not available
15-00048 A-8)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding re-ratification of the Drought Proclamation Passed November 10, 2015, (Thirty-Day Renewal), as follows: a) Adopt the Resolution re-ratifying the Proclamation of a Local Emergency for Drought and Water Supply Conditions that exist in Santa Barbara County pursuant to Government Code Section 8630(c); b) Direct the Office of Emergency Management to return monthly for re-ratification of the Emergency until such a time that weather and water supply conditions dictate otherwise; and c) Determine that this project was found by your Board to be exempt from the provisions of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant State CEQA Guidelines Sections 15061(b) (3) and 15269(a), and that the proposed actions are within the scope of the prior CEQA exemption.Pass Action details Not available
15-00417 A-9)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Portal to Portal Pay for Certain Fire Department Employees, as follows: a) Approve the side letter agreements regarding portal-to-portal pay between the County and the Santa Barbara County Fire Fighters, Local 2046; Service Employees International Union, Local 620; and the Engineers and Technicians Association, effective May 11, 2015; b) Adopt a Resolution providing the same portal-to-portal provisions to Extra Help Employees in the Fire Department deployed during covered emergency incidents, effective May 11, 2015; c) Adopt a Resolution approving the changes in the overtime provisions of the Management Resolution to update the language and extend the same portal-to-portal provisions to unrepresented Battalion Chiefs and Division Chiefs, effective May 11, 2015; and d) Determine that this action is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review as it is not a project pursuant to CEQA Guidelines section 15378 (b) (2). Pass Action details Not available
15-00410 A-10)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Legislative Program Committee Minutes of March and April 2015, as follows: a) Receive and file the Minutes of the March 2, 2015 and April 7, 2015, meetings of the County of Santa Barbara Legislative Program Committee; and b) Determine pursuant to CEQA Guideline 15738(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.Pass Action details Not available
15-00427 A-11)Agenda ItemApprove Budget Revision Requests (SEE EXHIBIT A WITH POSTED AGENDA). (4/5 Vote Required).Pass Action details Not available
15-00438 A-12)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Ad- Hoc Advisory Committee Meeting with the City of Lompoc Regarding Summit View Home Reorganization and other matters, as follows: a) Receive and file a summary of the first Ad-Hoc Advisory Committee meeting regarding Summit View Homes Reorganization and other matters (held on April 15, 2015); b) Confirm prior direction that staff continue tax exchange negotiations pursuant to Board direction of November 4, 2014, which included the following concerns: i) Compensation for the loss of development fees to the County where services will continue to be performed; ii) Timeliness of response for Sheriff and Fire services to residents; consider service agreements; iii) The City’s responsibility for road maintenance, which would extend the easterly extent of the reorganization boundaries approximately 500 feet along Purisima Road to end at the current City limit, and extend the northerly extent of the reorganization boundaries approximately 3500 feet along Harris Grade Road to end at the current City limit; c) Approve and authorize thPass Action details Not available
15-00408 A-13)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Call-When-Needed (CWN) Helicopter Agreement, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for a Call-When-Needed (CWN) water-dropping helicopter to be stationed in the Santa Barbara front country; and b) Determine that the execution of the CWN agreement is categorically exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) in compliance with Section 15061 (b), (3), (No possibility of impact on the environment).Pass Action details Not available
15-00409 A-14)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding County Telephone and Data Communications Microwave System Installation, Contract Amendment, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the First Amendment to the Agreement with Alcatel Lucent USA Inc., 600 Mountain Avenue, Murray Hill, NJ (not a local vendor) for the County Telephone and Data Communications Microwave System Installation, Board Contract BC-15103, amending the Contract to increase the amount of the agreement by $91,548.00 to expand the number of sites serviced by the system, to extend the end date from June 30, 2015 to June 30, 2016; and amending the not to exceed amount to $250,833.00; and b) Determine that the proposed project is exempt 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
15-00414 A-15)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Contract with Dr. Jon Smith for Pathology services through June 30, 2018 for an amount not to exceed $870,000.00, as follows: a) Approve a Contract for Pathology services with Dr. Jon Smith (not a local vendor) for an amount not to exceed $870,000.00 expiring June 30, 2018; and b) Find that the proposed action does not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), pursuant to 14 CCR 15378 (b)(5), in that it is a government administrative activity that will not result in direct or indirect changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
15-00415 A-16)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Accepting a donation of $14,070.84 of D.A.R.E. classroom materials for the Sheriff’s Office, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Authorize the Sherriff’s department to accept a donation of $14,070.84 of D.A.R.E. instruction and graduation supplies from the Sheriff’s Benevolent Posse, a 501(c) (3) organization; b) Approve Budget Journal Entry No. 0003892 establishing appropriations of $14,100.00 in the Sheriff General Fund, funded by the donation; and c) Find that the proposed action does not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), pursuant to 14 CCR 15378 (b)(5), in that it is a government administrative activity that will not result in direct or indirect changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
15-00416 A-17)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Acceptance of a $302,791.00 Grant for Operation Stonegarden, as follows: a) Accept a $302,791.00 sub-grant award from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, administered by the San Diego Sheriff’s Department; and b) Find that the proposed action does not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), pursuant to 14 CCR 15378 (b)(5), in that it is a government administrative activity that will not result in direct or indirect changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
15-00435 A-18)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Gwyn Allison Lurie to the Child Welfare Safety Net Task Force, open term, First District.Pass Action details Not available
15-00436 A-19)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Wayne Mellinger as an alternate member to the Mental Health Commission, term ending August 1, 2017, First District.Pass Action details Not available
15-00431 A-20)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Veronica Sandoval to the Child Welfare Safety Net Task Force, open term, Third District.Pass Action details Not available
15-00428 A-21)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Ralph J. Ybarra to the Child Welfare Safety Net Task Force, open term, Fifth District.Pass Action details Not available
15-00418 A-22)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding proposed Countywide fee adjustments for Santa Barbara County Parks and Services for special use of day use park facilities and camping fees, and establishing new fees, as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Adopt a Resolution adjusting County parks’ fees for special use of day use park facilities and camping fees, and establishing new fees; and b) Determine that the adoption of the Resolution is statutorily exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 21080(b)(8) of the California Public Resources Code and CEQA Guidelines Section 15273(a)(1), (2), (3) and (4) since CEQA does not apply to 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: (1) Meeting operating expenses, including employee wage rates and fringe benefits, (2) Purchasing or leasing supplies, equipment, or materials, (3) Meeting financial reserve needs and requirements, (4) Obtaining funds for capital projPass Action details Not available
15-00426 A-23)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding Fiscal Year (FY) 2015-2016 Recommended Budget, as follows: a) Consider and amend the FY 2015-2016 Recommended Budget, including County Executive Office Recommended Budget Expansions and Restorations; b) Approve final budget adjustments to and approve the FY 2015-2016 Recommended Budget through separate votes; i) Without voting on the funding of the "S.T.A.R. Complex SB 1022" Project included in the Recommended FY 2015-16 Capital Projects Budget at Page E-14 and D-411; ii) As to funding of the "S.T.A.R. Complex SB 1022" Project included in the Recommended FY 2015-2016 Capital Projects Budget on Page E-14 and D-411; c) Delegate authority to the County Executive Officer to execute renewal of single-year grants and contracts ("ongoing grants and contracts") included in the Recommended Budget that had previously been approved by the Board, where contract amounts are up to 10% greater or less than previously contracted amounts; d) Adopt the Resolution of the Board of Supervisors entitled In the Matter of AdoptinPass Action details Not available
15-00419 A-24)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider the Cates Appeal (Case No. 15APL-00000-00006) of the County Planning Commission’s March 11, 2015 approval of the Verizon telecommunications facility on Mora Avenue (Case No. 14CUP-00000-00024), located at 1867 Mora Avenue in the Santa Ynez Area (APN 141-430-018), Third District, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR.) a) Deny the Appeal, Case No. 15APL-00000-00006; b) Make the required findings for approval of the project, including California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) findings; c) Determine approval of the project is exempt from CEQA pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Sections 15303 and 15304; and d) Grant de novo approval of the project, Case No. 14CUP-00000-00024, subject to the conditions of approval, thereby affirming the decision of the Planning Commission. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION:Pass Action details Not available
15-00422 A-25)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Consideration of Amendments to County Code, Chapter 37 - Tobacco Control, as follows: a) Consider the adoption (second reading) of an Ordinance amending Chapter 37 of the Santa Barbara County Code - Tobacco Control Ordinance; and b) Determine that adoption of the Ordinance is exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review pursuant to CEQA guidelines section 15307 and 15308, in that the actions are for the protection of natural resources and the environment.Pass Action details Not available
15-00434 A-26)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the County of Santa Barbara Animal Services Program Assessment performed by the American Humane Association-Findings and Recommendations, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR. 30 MIN.) a) Receive and file a report from the American Humane Association (AHA) regarding the program assessment of the County Animal Services program; b) Direct staff to return to the Board within three months with recommendations regarding an approach to address findings of the report; 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. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVE Pass Action details Video Video
15-00420 A-27)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Appeal of the County Surveyors’ decision to deny issuing two Certificates of Compliance on APN 013-191-012 - Craig Jon Hawker and Athena Philippides, husband and wife as community property, First District, as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Uphold the County Surveyors’ decision to deny issuing two Certificates of Compliance on APN 013-191-012; or b) Direct the County Surveyor to issue two Certificates of Compliance on APN 013-191-012; and c) Find that the proposed actions do not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), pursuant to 14 CCR 15378(b)(2), and approve and direct staff to file a Notice of Exemption on that basis. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICY Pass Action details Not available
15-00421 1)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Safe Drug Disposal Program, as follows: (EST. TIME: 45 MIN.) a) Receive and file a report regarding the harmful impacts of accumulation of unused pharmaceuticals on residents and the environment, status of Santa Barbara County’s current drug collection program, and options for proposed program expansion; b) Approve and authorize the Director of the Public Health Department to conduct stakeholder outreach, in collaboration with the Third District office and Public Works Department, and return in October with a recommendation for establishment of a permanent and sustainably funded model to collect and safely dispose of unwanted medications from residents in Santa Barbara County. Recommendation may include an Extended Producer Responsibility ordinance (an industry funded model), community funded model, and/or public education and awareness campaign; and c) Determine that these activities are exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review per CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5) since the recommended actions are goPass Action details Video Video
15-00437 2)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding potential advocacy on Legislation AB 3 (Williams): Isla Vista Community Services District, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR.) Option 1: a) Take an advocacy position of support, watch, or oppose on AB 3 (Williams): Isla Vista Community Services District; 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 3 (Williams): Isla Vista Community Services District; 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 administrative Pass Action details Video Video
15-00423 3)Agenda ItemHEARING - Receive and file, per the provisions of Government Code Section 29126.2, the Fiscal Year 2014-2015 Budget and Financial Status Report as of March 31, 2015, showing the status of appropriations and financing for all departmental budgets adopted by the Board of Supervisors. (EST. TIME: 45 MIN.) COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION:Pass Action details Video Video
15-00352 4)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider the Appeal (Case No. 14APL-00000-000028) of the Planning Commission’s Denial of the Kalasky Appeal of the South Board of Architectural Review’s Denial of the Kalasky Addition and Remodel Project (Case Nos. 14APL-00000-00019 and 14BAR-00000-00030), located at 155 Santa Paula Avenue in the Goleta Area, Second District, as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Deny the appeal, Case No. 14APL-00000-00028; b) Make the required findings for denial of the preliminary design for Case No. 14BAR-00000-00030; c) Determine that the denial of the project is exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15270; and d) Deny the preliminary design de novo, Case No. 14BAR-00000-00030, thereby affirming the decisions of the South County Board of Architectural Review and the County Planning Commission to deny the design for the Kalasky Addition and Remodel. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Video Video
15-00352  Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider the Appeal (Case No. 14APL-00000-000028) of the Planning Commission’s Denial of the Kalasky Appeal of the South Board of Architectural Review’s Denial of the Kalasky Addition and Remodel Project (Case Nos. 14APL-00000-00019 and 14BAR-00000-00030), located at 155 Santa Paula Avenue in the Goleta Area, Second District, as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Deny the appeal, Case No. 14APL-00000-00028; b) Make the required findings for denial of the preliminary design for Case No. 14BAR-00000-00030; c) Determine that the denial of the project is exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15270; and d) Deny the preliminary design de novo, Case No. 14BAR-00000-00030, thereby affirming the decisions of the South County Board of Architectural Review and the County Planning Commission to deny the design for the Kalasky Addition and Remodel. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Not available
15-00398 5)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 Video Video
15-00397 6)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 Video Video
15-00411 7)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding a Potential Advocacy Position of Legislation: SB 32 (Pavley) - California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006: Emissions Limit, as follows: (EST. TIME: 20 MIN.) Option 1: a) Take an advocacy position of support, watch, or oppose on SB 32 (Pavley): California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006: Emissions Limit; 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 SB 32 (Pavley): California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006: Emissions Limit; and b) Determine pursuant to California Environmental QualitPass Action details Video Video