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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 9/15/2015 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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15-00755 A-1)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming September 15, 2015 through October 15, 2015 as Hispanic Heritage Month in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
15-00751 A-2)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution recognizing the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.Pass Action details Video Video
15-00754 A-3)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution recognizing Planned Parenthood for its important contributions to women’s health in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
15-00742 A-4)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution honoring the City of Carpinteria upon its 50th Anniversary Jubilee.Pass Action details Not available
15-00749 A-5)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming September 7, 2015 through September 13, 2015 as “Suicide Prevention Week” in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
15-00756 A-6)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring ¡Viva el Arte de Santa Barbara! Upon its 10th Anniversary.Pass Action details Not available
15-00735 A-7)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the County of Santa Barbara’s Adopted Budget Schedules and the Final Budget for Fiscal Year 2015-2016, as follows: a) Receive and file the Adopted Budget Schedules for Fiscal Year 2015-2016; b) Receive and file the Final Budget as prescribed by the State Controller for Fiscal Year 2015-2016; and c) Determine that the above actions are not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) per CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5), because they are government fiscal activities which do not involve commitment to any specific project which may result in potentially significant physical impact on the environment.Pass Action details Not available
15-00736 A-8)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the County of Santa Barbara’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report and Financial Highlights for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2015, as follows: a) Receive and file the County of Santa Barbara’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) and Financial Highlights for the Fiscal Year ended June 30, 2015; and b) Determine that the above actions are not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) per CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5), because they are government fiscal activities which do not involve commitment to any specific project which may result in potentially significant physical impact on the environment.Pass Action details Video Video
15-00752 A-9)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Plan of Cooperation with California Department of Child Support Services, as follows: a) Receive and file a report on the executed Plan of Cooperation with the California Department of Child Support Services (DCSS) for the period of October 1, 2015 to September 30, 2016 (Federal Fiscal Year 2016) which reflects child support program responsibilities for DCSS and Santa Barbara County Child Support Services; and b) Determine that receiving and filing this report is not a project pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines section 15378(b)(5), as it is an administrative government activity that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Video Video
15-00671 A-10)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Terms and Conditions of Employment: Certain Unrepresented Executives and Unrepresented Managers - Classification and Salary Plan Changes, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution establishing a new Classification and Salary Plan for Unrepresented Executive and Management Employees; b) Adopt a Resolution granting a 5% wage increase effective September 14, 2015 for 13 managers identified as having been in their current classification for a minimum of three years and whose salaries are also more than 18% below their respective markets; 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 Video Video
15-00738 A-11)Agenda ItemApprove Budget Revision Requests (SEE EXHIBIT A WITH POSTED AGENDA). (4/5 Vote Required).Pass Action details Not available
15-00740 A-12)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Terms and Conditions of Employment: Engineers and Technicians Association, as follows: a) Approve a 5% wage increase effective September 14, 2015 for employees in the Hazardous Materials Specialist and Survey Specialist job classification series per the tentative agreement between the County and the Engineers and Technicians Association; b) Approve a provision in the tentative agreement with the Engineers and Technicians Association to provide a bank of 32 hours of paid leave time to all employees in job classifications represented by the union, effective as soon as practicable, related to office holiday closure; and c) Determine that these actions are exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review as it is not a project pursuant to CEQA Guidelines section 15378 (b) (2).Pass Action details Video Video
15-00741 A-13)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Betteravia Government Child Care Center Service Agreement, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a service agreement with Early Development Services (EDS) through June 30, 2020, to operate Santa Barbara County’s child care center for providing high quality affordable child care services, located at Betteravia Government Center, 2125 Centerpointe Parkway, Santa Maria; and b) Determine that the above action 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 action is a 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 a Notice of Exemption.Pass Action details Video Video
15-00737 A-14)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Fire Apparatus Procurement, as follows: a) For the purchase of two (2) Ladder trucks, five (5) Type I fire engines and one (1) Ambulance, pursuant to County Code Section 2-39, waive competitive bidding by the County of Santa Barbara and instead authorize the County Purchasing Agent to purchase this equipment based on competitive bids completed by other California agencies; and b) Determine pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15378(b)(4) that the above fiscal activity is not a project subject to the California Environmental Quality Act.Pass Action details Not available
15-00753 A-15)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding New Cuyama Aquatics Complex Reconstruction Project No. 8736 Award Construction Contract, First District, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a construction contract with JTS Construction (Bakersfield, CA), for the New Cuyama Aquatics Complex Reconstruction Project 8736, for a total contract amount of $1,786,000.00; b) Authorize the Director of General Services or designee to approve change orders in an amount not to exceed $101,800.00, as authorized under California Public Contract Code Section 20142; and c) Determine that the proposed project was found by your Board to be exempt from the provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) under State CEQA Guidelines Sections 15302(b) and 15302(c) on February 11, 2014, and that a Notice of Exemption was filed on that basis, and that the above actions are within the scope of that Notice of Exemption.Pass Action details Not available
15-00739 A-16)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Agreement for Tobacco Retail Licensing Services with the City of Goleta, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a revenue agreement with the City of Goleta for tobacco retail license administration and enforcement services to be provided by the Public Health Department’s Tobacco Prevention Settlement Program for the period of September 15, 2015 through June 30, 2017; and b) 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
15-00747 A-17)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Supplemental Nutrition Program Revenue Grant Agreement (15-10114), as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Public Health Director to sign Grant Agreement Number 15-10114 with the California Department of Public Health WIC Supplemental Nutrition Program for the period of October 1, 2015 through September 30, 2019 for a total amount of $15,008,626.00; and b) Determine that these activities are exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review per CEQA Guideline Section 15378(b)(4), since the recommended actions are government fiscal activities which do not involve commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant physical impact on the environment.Pass Action details Not available
15-00685 A-18)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding amending the County Code to prohibit parking of oversized vehicles in the Isla Vista Area, and removal of vehicles when posted, Third District, as follows: a) Approve the adoption (second reading) of an Ordinance amending Santa Barbara County Code Chapter 23, Section 23-13.12 to prohibit the parking of oversized vehicles between the hours of 10:00 pm and 6:00 am in the community of Isla Vista and to authorize the removal of oversized vehicles parked in violation of Santa Barbara County Code Chapter 23, Section 23-12.12; b) Find that the proposed action is 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 the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to 14 CCR 15301; and c) Approve and direct staff to file a Notice of Exemption.Pass Action details Not available
15-00744 A-19)Agenda ItemActing as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: Consider recommendations regarding a Cooperative Agreement for Restoration of the North Campus Open Space Property, Third District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the “Cooperative Agreement for Restoration of the North Campus Open Space Property” with The Regents of the University of California to contribute $100,000.00 towards the North Camp Open Space Devereux Creek Floodplain Restoration Project; and b) Find that the proposed action is related to organizational or administrative activities of governments that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment, and is therefore not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to Guideline Section 15378(b)(5).Pass Action details Not available
15-00746 A-20)Agenda ItemActing as the Board of Directors, Water agency, Consider recommendations regarding the Cloudseeding Program 2015-2016, as follows: a) Approve the 2015-2016 Cloudseeding Program and authorize the Chair to execute the agreement with North American Weather Consultants (not a local vendor) for cloudseeding for the period of October 19, 2015 through June 30, 2016 unless earlier terminated, in an amount not to exceed $395,700.00; b) Consider the 2015 Addendum to the Mitigated Negative Declaration 13NGD-00000-00011 which the Board adopted on October 15, 2013; and c) After considering the Mitigated Negative Declaration and the 2015 Addendum to the Mitigated Negative Declaration, determine pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines Section 15162(a) that no subsequent Environmental Impact Report or Negative Declaration is required for this project because: 1) No substantial changes are proposed in the project which require major revisions of the Mitigated Negative Declaration; 2) No substantial changes have occurred with respect to the circumstances under which tPass Action details Not available
15-00748 A-21)Agenda ItemApprove the appointment of Peter Haslund as the South-At-Large Member to the Veterans’ Service Advisory Committee for the term expiring July 1, 2019.Pass Action details Not available
15-00750 A-22)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding External Auditor’s Reports on the Treasurer’s Financial Statements and the Treasurer’s Compliance with the Treasury Oversight Committee Provisions Contained in Sections 27130-27137 of the California Government Code, as follows: a) Receive and file the Santa Barbara County Treasurer’s Investment Pool Financial Statements with Independent Auditor’s Reports for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2015; b) Receive and file the Independent Accountant’s Report on the Treasurer’s Compliance with the Treasury Oversight provisions contained in Sections 27130-27137 of the California Government Code for the Fiscal Year ended June 30, 2015; and c) 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
15-00758 A-23)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding clarification of motion of August 25, 2015 Regarding Establishment of Ad-Hoc Subcommittee for the Purpose of Engaging the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians in Discussions Related to Land use and Financial Matters of Mutual Concern, as follows: a) Clarify that the short-term, ad-hoc advisory subcommittee that the Board appointed on August 25, 2015, consisting of Supervisor Farr and Supervisor Adam, for the purpose of engaging the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians in discussions related to land use, financial matters of mutual concern, and other topics as appropriate, including the Camp 4, Mooney and Escobar Properties, and 350-acre “Triangle” properties: 1) shall conduct all meetings with the Tribe about these matters through noticed public meetings, consistent with the Brown Act, including being open to the public; but 2) Supervisor Farr and Supervisor Adam may otherwise meet among themselves and/or with County Staff as an advisory committee that is exempt from the Brown Act; and b) Determine that the above action is an organizational or aPass Action details Video Video
15-00676 1)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the 2015 Hazard Reduction and Defensible Space Program, as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Hold a public hearing regarding any properties within the County Fire jurisdiction which are not in compliance with the Hazard Reduction and Defensible Space Program, make findings regarding those properties which have not complied with the Orders to Abate and declare any properties whose owners are determined to have not complied with an Order to Abate, a fire nuisance; b) Authorize County Fire to facilitate necessary abatement work on non-compliant properties with regards to the 2015 Hazard Reduction and Defensible Space Program; c) Direct the Clerk of the Board to post in the Clerk of the Board’s Office, at least 10 days before the Board meets to hear this matter, the “Order to Abate Fire Nuisance and Notice of Hearing” for each property which failed to voluntarily comply with the Order; and d) Determine that the above action is categorically exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) in accordance with CEQA GuidelinePass Action details Video Video
15-00745 2)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.) a) Receive and file a report presenting an approach to the implementation of recommendations from the American Humane Association (AHA) Program Assessment of the County Animal Services program; b) Provide direction on the approach to implement the AHA report recommendations; 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, and direct staff to file the Notice of Exemption. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Video Video
15-00733 3)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding emPower Central Coast Annual Report (Fiscal Year 2014-2015), as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Receive and file the emPower Central Coast Annual Report (Fiscal Year 2014-2015) detailing program accomplishments and performance indicators and next steps for the emPower Central Coast Program; and b) Determine that the recommended actions do not constitute a project subject to environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5), as the actions are organizational or administrative activities of government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment, and direct staff to file a Notice of Exemption. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Video Video
15-00734 4)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding a follow-up from Abedi Emergency Permit - Bluff Erosion, Isla Vista, Third District, as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Receive and file a follow-up report addressing the Abedi Emergency Permit Report discussion at the Board on July 7, 2015; and b) Determine that receiving and filing this report is not a project pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guideline section 15378(b)(5), as it is an administrative government activity that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Video Video
15-00743 5)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding implementation of the Federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act in Santa Barbara County, and recommendations for the appointment of Workforce Development Board members, as follows: (EST. TIME: 20 MIN.) a) Accept the presentation on the Implementation of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA); b) Appoint the recommended individuals as the initial members of the new Workforce Development Board; c) Appoint a County Supervisor to serve on the Workforce Development Board; d) Direct the Workforce Development Board Executive Director to return in January 2016 with additional appointment recommendations to complete the membership of the Workforce Development Board; and e) Determine that the above actions do not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant impact on the environment, and therefore it is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to section 15378(b)(4) and (5) as the proposed action is also an organizational or adminisPass Action details Video Video
15-00759 6)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding a Second Amendment to Lease with Ellwood Pipeline, Inc., for Submerged Pipelines Serving Platforms Gail and Grace, in County Submerged Lands, Offshore Carpinteria (R/P File No.: 003657), First District, as follows: (EST. TIME: 15 MIN.) a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Second Amendment to Lease Agreement between the County of Santa Barbara and Ellwood Pipeline, Inc., (Ellwood) a subsidiary of Venoco, Inc., for Ellwood’s continued use of two existing submerged oil and gas pipelines in the offshore county boundaries of Carpinteria for an extended term of eighteen months (18) months, beginning September 27, 2015, and ending March 26, 2017; and b) Determine that the proposed action is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) guidelines, pursuant to Section 15301, Existing Facilities, Section 15261, Ongoing Project, and 15061 (b) (3), Review for Exemption; and approve and direct staff to file and post a Notice of Exemption on that basis. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Video Video