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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 7/12/2016 9:00 AM Minutes status: Approved  
Meeting location: JOSEPH CENTENO BETTERAVIA GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION BUILDING, BOARD HEARING ROOM 511 EAST LAKESIDE PARKWAY, SANTA MARIA
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16-00007  Agenda ItemClosed Session Agenda 2016  Action details Not available
16-00549 A-1)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Weights and Measures Weighmaster Agreement 16-0126-SA, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an agreement with the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) for the County Weighmaster Compliance Program of Santa Barbara County for the period of July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017 in the amount of $2,640.00; and b) Determine that the proposed 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) and direct staff to file a notice of exemption.Pass Action details Not available
16-00550 A-2)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Pest Exclusion Program Agreement 16-0038, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an agreement with the California Department of Food and Agriculture to receive reimbursement for the County’s High Risk Pest Exclusion Program for the period of July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017 in the amount of $78,743.00; 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
16-00557 A-3)Agenda ItemApprove Budget Revisions and transfers necessary to close the County’s accounting records for all County funds for the Fiscal Year ended June 30, 2016 (Fiscal Year 2015-2016). (4/5 Vote Required)Pass Action details Not available
16-00537 A-4)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Behavioral Wellness Workforce Education and Training Southern Counties Regional Partnership Service Contracts for Fiscal Year 2016-2017, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with the National Latino Behavioral Health Association (NLBHA) (not a local vendor), for the provision of interpreter training services for the State Workforce Education and Training (WET) Southern Counties Regional Partnership (SCRP), for a total contract amount not to exceed $391,980.00 through June 30, 2017; and b) Determine that the above action is an organizational or administrative activity of government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment, pursuant to section 15378(b)(5) of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) guidelines.Pass Action details Not available
16-00548 A-5)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Behavioral Wellness Fiscal Year (FY) 2016-2017 Mental Health Performance Contract with the State Department of Health Care Services, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Director of Behavioral Wellness to execute a $0 Performance Contract with the California State Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) for the period of July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017; and b) 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 government administrative 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
16-00552 A-6)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Behavioral Wellness Medical Doctors Associates Contract Renewal for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016-2017, as follows: a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor Medical Doctor Associates (not a local vendor), for the provision of locum tenens psychiatry services, for a total contract maximum amount not to exceed $850,000.00 for the period of July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017; and b) Determine that the above actions are government fiscal activities or funding mechanisms which do not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in 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
16-00560 A-7)Agenda ItemApprove and authorize the Chair to appoint in lieu of election, pursuant to Sections 7228, 7423, 7673 and 7772.1 of the California Elections Code, candidates who filed nomination papers for County Central Committee offices for the June 7, 2016 Presidential Primary Election.Pass Action details Not available
16-00561 A-8)Agenda ItemApprove and authorize the Chair to accept and file the Certification of Results for the Presidential Primary Election held on June 7, 2016, as required by law.Pass Action details Not available
16-00187 A-9)Agenda ItemSanta Maria Joint Union High School District - Approve the request of the Santa Maria Joint Union High School District to call and give notice of a School Bond Election and authorizing necessary actions in connection therewith and to request consolidation with other elections to be held on November 8, 2016. (APPROVE AND REFER TO THE COUNTY CLERK-RECORDER-ASSESSOR)Pass Action details Not available
16-00276 A-10)Agenda ItemOrcutt Union School District - Approve the request of the Orcutt Union School District to call and give notice of an election and establishing specifications of the election order, and to request consolidation with other elections to be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. (APPROVE AND REFER TO THE COUNTY CLERK-RECORDER-ASSESSOR)Pass Action details Not available
16-00474 A-11)Agenda ItemCity of Lompoc - Approve the following requests of the City of Lompoc: a) Call and give notice of the holding of a General Municipal Election to be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016, for the election of certain officers; b) Consolidate a General Municipal Election of the City of Lompoc with services to be provided by the County of Santa Barbara, relating to the conduct of a general municipal election to be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016; and c) Adopt regulations for candidates for elective office pertaining to cost of candidate's statements for the consolidated general municipal election to be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. (APPROVE AND REFER TO THE COUNTY CLERK-RECORDER-ASSESSOR)Pass Action details Not available
16-00512 A-12)Agenda ItemCity of Santa Maria - Approve the request of the City of Santa Maria to consolidate a General Municipal Election to be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 with the Statewide General Election to be held on the same date. (APPROVE AND REFER TO THE COUNTY CLERK-RECORDER-ASSESSOR)Pass Action details Not available
16-00529 A-13)Agenda ItemCity of Santa Barbara - Approve the request of the City of Santa Barbara to call and give notice of a consolidated special municipal election to be held in the City of Santa Barbara on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 for the submission of a ballot measure to the voters of the city pertaining to enactment of a general tax on the gross receipts of marijuana businesses. (APPROVE AND REFER TO THE COUNTY CLERK-RECORDER-ASSESSOR)Pass Action details Not available
16-00530 A-14)Agenda ItemSanta Barbara Unified School District - Approve the request of the Santa Barbara Unified School District to call and give notice of an election to establish specifications of the election order, and to request consolidation with the presidential primary election to be held on November 8, 2016. (APPROVE AND REFER TO THE COUNTY CLERK-RECORDER-ASSESSOR)Pass Action details Not available
16-00531 A-15)Agenda ItemSanta Barbara Unified School District - Approve the request of the Santa Barbara Unified School District acting as the legislative body of the Santa Barbara Unified School District Elementary Schools Facilities Improvement District No. 1 to call and give notice of an election, to establish specifications of the election order, and to request consolidation with the presidential primary election to be held on November 8, 2016. (APPROVE AND REFER TO THE COUNTY CLERK-RECORDER-ASSESSOR)Pass Action details Not available
16-00532 A-16)Agenda ItemSanta Ynez Valley Union High School District - Approve the request of the Santa Ynez Valley Union High School District to call and give notice of an election to request consolidation with other elections to be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 and authorize necessary actions in connection therewith. (APPROVE AND REFER TO THE COUNTY CLERK-RECORDER-ASSESSOR)Pass Action details Not available
16-00533 A-17)Agenda ItemCity of Goleta - Approve the following requests of the City of Goleta: a) Call and give notice of the holding of a General Municipal Election to be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016, for the election of certain officers as required of California relating to General Law Cities; and b) Consolidate a General Municipal Election to be held on November 8, 2016 with the Statewide General Election to be held on that date pursuant to Section 10403 of the Elections Code. (APPROVE AND REFER TO THE COUNTY CLERK-RECORDER-ASSESSOR)Pass Action details Not available
16-00555 A-18)Agenda ItemLompoc Unified School District - Approve the request of the Lompoc Unified School District to call and give notice of an election to authorize the issuance of school bonds, establishing specifications of the election order and requesting consolidation with other elections occurring on November 8, 2016. (APPROVE AND REFER TO THE COUNTY CLERK-RECORDER-ASSESSOR)Pass Action details Not available
16-00527 A-19)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding State of California Emergency Solutions Grants Program (State ESG) Funding Recommendations and Documentation, as follows: a) Approve recommendations for the distribution of State ESG funds to the following providers in the specified amounts: i) $280,000.00 to Good Samaritan Shelter for the Emergency Shelter and Rapid Re-housing project; ii) $160,000.00 to Transition House for the Emergency Shelter and Rapid Re-housing project; iii) $110,516.00 to Carrillo Counseling Services, Inc. for the Safe Parking and Homeless Outreach Program; and iv) $110,000.00 to People Assisting the Homeless (PATH) Santa Barbara for the PATH Santa Barbara Street Outreach and Emergency Shelter project; b) Adopt a Resolution authorizing the acceptance and administration of State ESG funds; c) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Santa Maria/Santa Barbara County Continuum of Care regarding the administration of State ESG funds; d) Authorize the County Executive Officer or her designee(s) to execute all Pass Action details Not available
16-00528 A-20)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Santa Ynez Valley Chamber of Commerce (SYV Chamber) request for ‘Fulfillment’ Tourism Promotion Program Funding for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016-2017, Third District, as follows: a) Approve a request by the SYV Chamber to be added to the roster of recipients for FY 2016-2017 Fulfillment Tourism Promotion Program and award an allocation of $5,000.00 to the SYV Chamber, which is the uncommitted balance of funds available for FY 2016-2017; and b) Determine that the recommended actions are 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 these actions will have a significant effect on the environment, and direct staff to file the Notice of Exemption.Pass Action details Video Video
16-00540 A-21)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Election Consolidation, Assembly Bill 3 - Isla Vista Community Services District, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution calling an election and providing notice of election for the purposes of determining whether the Isla Vista Community Services District shall be formed, and whether a Utility User Tax to be imposed by the District at the rate of 8% shall be approved, and consolidating the election with the November 8, 2016 General Election, and directing County officials to conduct the necessary elections on behalf of the proposed District and place the items on the ballot; and b) Find that these actions are not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines sections 15378(b)(4) and 15378(b)(5), because they consist of 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, or they consist of organizational or administrative activities of goverPass Action details Not available
16-00543 A-22)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding contract extensions for Big Green Clean and ServiceMaster for janitorial services at County facilities, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the First Amendment with Big Green Clean (BC16129) for downtown Santa Barbara janitorial services in the amount of $139,650.00 to extend the contract through December 31, 2016; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the First Amendment with Big Green Clean (BC16130) for Calle Real janitorial services in the amount of $64,704.00 to extend the contract through December 31, 2016; c) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the First Amendment with ServiceMaster CBM for North County janitorial services in the amount of $201,468.00 to extend the contract through December 31, 2016; d) Ratify work completed between June 30, 2016 and the execution of the amendments; and e) 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 the California EnPass Action details Not available
16-00516 A-23)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Department of Health Care Services and California Endowment Medi-Cal revised re-enrollment funding agreement, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Public Health Director to execute a revised Allocation Agreement with the California Department of Health Care Services to receive a grant for Medi-Cal re-enrollment assistance for the period January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2018 in the amount of $184,303.00; 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
16-00524 A-24)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Fifth Amendment to the System Agreement with GE Healthcare, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute a Fifth Amendment to incorporate a Change Order to the System Agreement with GE Healthcare for the period March 14, 2016 through May 31, 2017, in an amount not to exceed $226,360.25 for ongoing license support, maintenance and professional services for a total agreement maximum of $2,018,682.76; and b) Determine that the recommended actions are fiscal activities which do not involve any commitment to a specific project which may result in a potentially significant physical impact on the environment and are thus exempt from California Environmental Quality review pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(4).Pass Action details Not available
16-00525 A-25)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an amendment to MGT of America Professional Services Agreement, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute a First Amendment to the Agreement with MGT of America, Inc. for continued consulting services to provide a user fee study for the Public Health Department’s Environmental Health Services for the period of July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017; b) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0004556 to establish appropriations of $23,957.00 in the Public Health Department’s Environmental Health Services General Fund Professional Services line item funded by a release of restricted fund balance for the one-time purchase of consulting services; 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.Pass Action details Not available
16-00526 A-26)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Amendments for Animal Services City Agreements for Fiscal Year 2016-2018, as follows: a) Approve, authorize, and ratify a Fifth Amendment to the Agreement with the City of Buellton to provide animal control services for the period of July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2018 for a total amount of $75,986.00 for the two year period; b) Approve, authorize, and ratify a Fourth Amendment to the Agreement with the City of Santa Barbara to provide animal sheltering services for the period of July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2018 for a total amount of $756,122.00 for the two year period; c) Approve, authorize, and ratify a Fifth Amendment to the Agreement with the City of Solvang to provide animal control services for the period of July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2018 for a total amount of $84,585.00 for the two year period; d) Approve, authorize, and ratify a Fourth Amendment to the Agreement with the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians to provide animal control services for the period of July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2018 for a total amount of $3,837.00 fPass Action details Not available
16-00351 A-27)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 2016-2017, as follows: a) Make a determination upon each assessment described in the report ordered filed by the Board at the June 21, 2016 meeting; b) Adopt a Resolution confirming Flood Control Benefit Assessment for Fiscal Year 2016-2017 and authorize the Clerk of the Board to record a certified copy; c) Consider 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 2016-2017; 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 areas,Pass Action details Not available
16-00517 A-28)Agenda ItemActing as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: Consider recommendations regarding the Annual Maintenance Plan, Fiscal Year 2016-2017, as follows: a) Find that the proposed actions described in the Exempt Facilities Section of the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Annual Routine Maintenance Plan are for the operation and maintenance of existing public structures, facilities or topographical features, involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond that which presently exists and that the proposed actions are therefore exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to 14 CCR 15301, and direct the Clerk of the Board to file the California Environmental Quality Act Notice of Exemption for each exempt facility described in the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Annual Routine Maintenance Plan; b) Find that pursuant to the CEQA Guidelines Section 15162, no new effects will occur and no new mitigation measures would be required as a result of the project and therefore pursuant to CEQA Section 15168 (c)(2), that the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Annual RouPass Action details Not available
16-00541 A-29)Agenda ItemActing as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: Consider recommendations regarding Mission Creek Debris Basin Storm Drain Project, First District, as follows: a) Approve the project and adopt the Final Mitigated Negative Declaration No. 16NGD-00000-00007 for the Mission Creek Debris Basin Storm Drain Project that has been completed in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA); b) Certify that the Board has reviewed and considered the information contained in the Final Mitigated Negative Declaration No. 16NGD-00000-00007 and make the CEQA Findings; c) Adopt the Mitigation Measures, with their corresponding monitoring requirements as the Mitigation Monitoring Program for this Project; d) Authorize the Public Works Director to advertise and receive bids for the Mission Creek Debris Basin Storm Drain Project; e) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with MNS Engineers, Inc. (a local vendor), to provide construction management and inspection services for the Pass Action details Not available
16-00551 A-30)Agenda ItemActing as the Board of Directors, Laguna County Sanitation District: Consider recommendations regarding an agreement for Services with Autosys, Incorporated, Third and Fourth Districts, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the agreement with Autosys, Incorporated in the amount of $75,000.00 for control and programming services related to the Laguna County Sanitation District wastewater reclamation plant supervisory control and data acquisition system; and b) Find that the proposed action does not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act, 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
16-00544 A-31)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Fiscal Year (FY) 2016-2017 Road Maintenance Annual Plan, as follows: a) Approve and adopt the FY 2016-2017 Road Maintenance Annual Plan (RdMAP); b) Approve FY 2016-2017 Road Maintenance Annual Plan projects and authorize the Director of Public Works to advertise for construction; and c) 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 the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to 14 CCR 15301(c) and approve and direct staff to file the Notice of Exemption on that basis.Pass Action details Not available
16-00545 A-32)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Project Cooperative Agreement between the Cachuma Operation and Maintenance Board and the County of Santa Barbara to Design and Construct Crossing 8, on Refugio Road, County Project No. 862383, Third District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Project Cooperative Agreement between Cachuma Operations and Maintenance Board and the County of Santa Barbara to Design and Construct Crossing 8 on Refugio Road; and b) Find that the proposed approval and authorization of this Project Cooperative Agreement, does not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to 14 CCR 15378 (b) (2) (continuing administrative or maintenance activities, such as purchases for supplies, personnel-related actions, general policy and procedure making) and approve and direct staff to file the Notice of Exemption on that basis.Pass Action details Not available
16-00547 A-33)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the award of contract for Goleta Beach Park Bridge Habitat Mitigation Monitoring Plan (Existing Br. No.51C-0158, New No.51C-0358), Federal Project No.BRLO-5951(120), County Project No.862319, Second District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a professional services contract for implementation of the Habitat Mitigation Monitoring Plan with Recon, Inc. a local vendor, at 5951 Encina Road, Suite 104, Goleta CA, 93117, in the base amount of $149,867.48, for the Goleta Beach Park Bridge over the Goleta Slough (Existing Br. No. 51C-0158, New No.51C-0358 Federal Project No. BRLO-5951(120), County Project No. 862319, which has been reviewed and approved by County Counsel, Auditor-Controller and Risk Manager, or their authorized representatives; b) Authorize the Director of Public Works to approve amendments to the professional services contract with Recon, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $14,968.75; and c) Find that pursuant to State California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines Section 15162, no substantial changes arePass Action details Not available
16-00523 A-34)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the 2016 Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Funds, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Recognize that the County of Santa Barbara, City of Santa Barbara, City of Lompoc and City of Santa Maria have agreed to combine designated Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 JAG funding for the purposes of continuing the operation of the Santa Barbara Regional Crime Abatement Team (SBRCAT); b) Allow members of the public an opportunity to provide comments relating to the intended use of Local JAG funding. Local JAG funds will not be released by the Department of Justice until 30 days after the Board of Supervisors reviews the Local JAG funding proposal and the public is given an opportunity to provide comment on the use of Local JAG funding; c) Authorize the Sheriff or designee to execute a grant agreement with the United States Department of Justice, upon review and approval of County Counsel and the Auditor-Controller, or their designees, when the anticipated JAG funding is awarded; d) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0004575 to increase appropriatioPass Action details Not available
16-00563 A-35)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Michael Allen to the Santa Barbara County Arts Commission, term ending June 30, 2019, First District.Pass Action details Not available
16-00518 A-36)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Patricia Manuras to the Library Advisory Committee, term ending June 30, 2017, First District.Pass Action details Not available
16-00519 A-37)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Gerardo Ayala to the Santa Barbara County Arts Commission, term ending June 30, 2019, First District.Pass Action details Not available
16-00520 A-38)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Laura Burton Capps to the Santa Barbara County Commission for Women, term ending June 30, 2019, First District.Pass Action details Not available
16-00521 A-39)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Elyse Gonzales to the Santa Barbara County Arts Commission, term ending June 30, 2019, First District.Pass Action details Not available
16-00553 A-40)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Kenneth (Ken) Ostini to the Lompoc Cemetery District Board of trustees, term ending December 31, 2018, Fourth District.Pass Action details Not available
16-00556 A-41)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Don Rowland to the Assessment Appeals Board No. 1, term ending August 31, 2018, Fourth District.Pass Action details Not available
16-00514 A-42)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendation regarding the Arbitrator’s March 5, 2016 Opinion and Award (Revised on Remand) as to Awards 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, and 12 in the matter of arbitration between Nomad Village Mobilehome Homeowners and Nomad Village Mobilehome Park pursuant to Rule 23 of the Mobilehome Rent Control Rules for Hearings and Chapter 11A, Section A-4 of the Santa Barbara County Code, Second District, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR.) a) Make the following determinations as supported by the findings; i) Find that the Arbitrator did not abuse his discretion; however, remand Award No. 4 in light of other remanded Awards; ii) Find that the Arbitrator abused his discretion and remand Award No. 5 to the Arbitrator for adequate findings on specific items of incurred costs in the amount of $62,145.55; iii) Find that the Arbitrator abused his discretion and remand Award No. 6 to the Arbitrator for adequate findings about the nature of the fees; iv) Find that the Arbitrator abused his discretion and remand Award No. 7 to the Arbitrator for adequate findings about the nature of the fees;Pass Action details Not available
16-00546 A-43)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Speed Limits on Various Roads, First, Second and Fourth Districts, as follows: a) Consider and approve the adoption (second reading) of an Ordinance amending Santa Barbara County Code, Chapter 23, Sections 23-15.4 and 23-15.5, pertaining to speed limits on Picacho Lane in the Montecito area and Las Canoas Road in the Mission Canyon area of the First District; Cieneguitas Road and Veronica Springs Road in the unincorporated Santa Barbara area and San Antonio Creek Road, San Marcos Road and Via Los Santos in the unincorporated Goleta area of the Second District; and Stillwell Road in the Orcutt area of the Fourth District; 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 on that basis.Pass Action details Not available
16-00535 A-44)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Jenaro Valdez upon his retirement from the Santa Barbara County Behavioral Wellness Department after 15 years of service to the County of Santa Barbara.Pass Action details Not available
16-00513 A-45)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Sheriff’s Reserve Deputy Mitch Alan Guenthart upon his retirement from the Sheriff’s Department after over 26 years of faithful and distinguished service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
16-00522 A-46)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Custody Deputy Raymond Garnica upon his retirement from the Sheriff’s Office after over 24 years of faithful and distinguished service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
16-00536 A-47)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation proclaiming July 11, 2016 through July 15, 2016 as Disability Voter Registration Week in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
16-00515 A-48)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Nancy Taylor Farrah Supervising Probation Officer upon her retirement from the Probation Department after over 22 years of dedicated service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
16-00554 A-49)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Officer Frank Raymond Lewis, Jr upon his retirement from the Santa Maria Area Highway Patrol after over 21 years of faithful and distinguished service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
16-00534 1)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding a response to the 2015-2016 Grand Jury Report, Detention Facilities Report, as follows: (EST. TIME: 10 MIN.) a) Consider and adopt responses as the Board of Supervisors’ response to the 2015-2016 Grand Jury report entitled "Detention Facilities Report”; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the letter and forward the letter and responses to the Presiding Judge of Santa Barbara County Superior Court; and c) Determine pursuant to the 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. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Video Video
16-00562 2)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding a response to the 2015-2016 Grand Jury Report, Santa Barbara County Grading Code: Where the Dozer Meets the Dirt - Poorly Defined and Unevenly Enforced”, as follows: (EST. TIME: 10 MIN.) a) Consider and adopt responses as the Board of Supervisors’ response to the 2015-2016 Grand Jury report entitled “Santa Barbara County Grading Code: Where the Dozer Meets the Dirt - Poorly Defined and Unevenly Enforced”; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the letter and forward the letter and responses to the Presiding Judge of Santa Barbara County Superior Court; and c) Determine pursuant to the 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. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Video Video
16-00451 3)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding an Ordinance change setting Board Salaries and annual adjustments to the Consumer Price Index, as follows: (EST. TIME: 15 MIN.) a) Consider the introduction (first reading) of an Ordinance amending Ordinance 4938 to provide Board members with a 1% salary increase, reflecting the Consumer Price Index - Urban (October indices) effective during Fiscal Year 2016-2017 and tie future, annual salary increases to the Consumer Price Index - Urban (October Annual indices) from a minimum of 0% to a maximum of 3% each July; b) Set a hearing on the Administrative Agenda of July 19, 2016 to consider recommendations, as follows: i) Consider the adoption (second reading) of an amendment to Ordinance 4938; and ii) Read the title of the Ordinance and waive the reading of the Ordinance in full; 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 government administrative activities which do not involve commitment toPass Action details Video Video
16-00500 4)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Orcutt and Providence Landing Community Facilities Districts Special Tax Levy, Third and Fourth Districts, as follows: (EST. TIME: 10 MIN.) a) Receive and file the Administration Reports summarizing the Proposed Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Special Tax Levy for the County of Santa Barbara Community Facilities District No. 2002-1 (Orcutt Community Plan) and for the County of Santa Barbara Community Facilities District No. 2004-1 (Providence Landing); b) Adopt a Resolution Levying Special Taxes within the County of Santa Barbara Community Facilities District No. 2002-1 (Orcutt Community Plan); c) Adopt a Resolution Levying Special Taxes within the County of Santa Barbara Community Facilities District No. 2004-1 (Providence Landing); d) Certify the list of all parcels within the County of Santa Barbara Community Facilities District No. 2002-1 (Orcutt Community Plan) subject to the special tax levy including the amount of the tax to be levied on each parcel for Fiscal Year 2016-2017 and direct the Clerk of the BoardPass Action details Video Video
16-00502 5)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Consumer Price Index (CPI) Adjustment of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2016-2017 Library Special Tax Rate for County Service Area (CSA) No. 3 (Greater Goleta), Second and Third Districts, as follows: (EST. TIME: 10 MIN.) a) Receive and file a written report that contains a description of each parcel of real property receiving the extended library facilities and services in CSA No. 3 (Goleta) and the amount of the special tax for each parcel for FY 2016-2017 (Report); b) Adopt the Resolution that confirms the Report and adjusts the FY 2016-2017 library special tax rate in CSA No. 3 by 0.9%; and c) Determine that the above recommendation actions are 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 project is a creation of a governmental funding mechanism or other government fiscal activity, which does not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant pPass Action details Video Video
16-00542 6)Agenda ItemActing as the Board of Directors, Water Agency: HEARING - Consider recommendations regarding a Cachuma Project Update and Contract Renewal, First, Second, Third, and Fourth Districts, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR.) a) Receive and file a report on the status of Cachuma Lake Water Supply; b) Direct staff to contact the United States Bureau of Reclamation to determine the process and timeline to negotiate the renewal of the Water Supply Contract for the Cachuma Project and return to the Board for direction; and c) Find that the recommended actions a and b, to receive and file a report and to direct staff to contact the United States Bureau of Reclamation for contract renewal information, are organizational or administrative activities that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes to the environment and therefore do not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act, as set forth in 14 CCR 15378(b)(5). COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Video Video
16-00559 7)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding a response to the 2015-2016 Grand Jury report, Lake Cachuma, Protecting a Valuable Resource, as follows: (EST. TIME: 10 MIN.) a) Consider and adopt responses as the Board of Supervisors' response to the 2015-2016 Grand Jury report entitled "Lake Cachuma, Protecting a Valuable Resource, You Can't Drink Paper Water"; 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 the California Environmental Quality Act Guideline 15378(b)(5) that the above actions are not a project subject to the California Environmental Quality Act review because they are organizational or administrative activities that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes to the environment. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Video Video
16-00538 8)Agenda ItemActing as the Board of Directors, Water Agency: HEARING - Consider recommendations regarding Sustainable Groundwater Management Act and Groundwater Sustainability Agency Formation, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR.) a) Receive and file a Report on activities and progress to date related to the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act of 2014 and the formation of Sustainable Groundwater Agencies; b) Authorize the Water Agency to collaborate and coordinate Groundwater Sustainability Agency formation in the Cuyama and San Antonio Groundwater Basins; c) Authorize the Water Agency to participate in Groundwater Sustainability Agency formation in the Santa Ynez Groundwater Basin and in basins where local agencies may choose to implement it voluntarily; d) Direct staff to return to the Board by June 30, 2017 for consideration of formation instruments to create Groundwater Sustainability Agencies in the Cuyama, San Antonio and Santa Ynez Groundwater Basins; and e) Determine that the proposed actions are not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act, pursuant toPass Action details Video Video
16-00494 9)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider Recommendations Regarding the Tajiguas Resource Recovery Project, Third District, as follows: (EST. TIME: 2 HRS.) a) Make the required California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) findings for approval of the proposed project (including the optional element); b) Certify the Final Subsequent Environmental Impact Report 12EIR-00000-00002 as modified by the Revision Letter and Errata dated May 27, 2016 for the Tajiguas Resource Recovery Project and adopt the mitigation measures, with their corresponding monitoring requirements, as the Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program for this project; c) Receive the Debt Advisory Committee’s recommendation concerning the potential use of public financing for this project; d) Approve the Contract between the County of Santa Barbara and MSB Investors, LLC for Development and Operation of the Tajiguas Resource Recovery Project (including the optional element); and e) Direct the Public Works Department to: i) Negotiate proposed Material Delivery Agreements with the participating jurisdictions; ii) Work witPass Action details Video Video