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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 11/15/2016 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
16-00881 A-1)Agenda ItemReceive and file the Auditor-Controller’s report on the County’s restaurant concessions (the Audit Report).Pass Action details Not available
16-00882 A-2)Agenda ItemReceive and file the Auditor-Controller's Report on the Statement of Assets of the Santa Barbara County Treasurer’s Investment Pool as of September 30, 2016.Pass Action details Not available
16-00883 A-3)Agenda ItemReceive and file the Auditor-Controller's Audit Report on the Tax Redemption Officer for the two year period ended July 1, 2014.Pass Action details Not available
16-00895 A-4)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Behavioral Wellness’ Contract with W. Brown Creative Partners Fiscal Year (FY) 2016-2017, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with W. Brown Creative Partners (not a local vendor), for the provision of executive recruiter services, for a maximum contract amount not to exceed $15,000.00 for the period of October 11, 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 a potentially significant 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
16-00903 A-5)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Behavioral Wellness’ Second Amendment to the Agreement with Greeley Company LLC, Fiscal Year (FY) 2016-2017, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Second Amendment to the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Greeley Company LLC (not a local vendor), for the provision of regulatory compliance consulting services, to increase the contract by $200,000.00 for a maximum contract amount not to exceed $630,000.00 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 a potentially significant 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
16-00898 A-6)Agenda ItemAppoint Marilyn Ayers as the City of Santa Maria Representative (City appointed November 1, 2016 to a term concurrent with the Countywide Library Agreement) to serve on the Library Advisory Committee for a term of one year, or until discharged at the pleasure of the Board of Supervisors.Pass Action details Not available
16-00899 A-7)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding approval of a $948,852.00 loan in federal HOME funds to People’s Self Help Housing Corporation (PSHHC) for the Los Adobes de Maria III Apartments (Project) in Santa Maria, and the County’s use of $15,000.00 in federal HOME funds for Project-related soft costs, Fourth District, as follows: a) Approve a commitment of County HOME funds toward the development of the Los Adobes de Maria III (Project) in the amount of $948,852.00 for Project costs, and approve and authorize the Chair to execute the County HOME Loan Agreement; County HOME Loan Promissory Note; County HOME Deed of Trust, Assignment of Rents, and Security Agreement; and County HOME Regulatory Agreement (together, the County HOME Loan Documents) with Los Adobes de Maria III, L.P. for development of the Los Adobes de Maria III Apartments affordable housing project at 525 South Russell Avenue in the City of Santa Maria; b) Approve the use of up to $15,000.00 in HOME funds to cover Project-related soft costs incurred by County for staff costs of Project and construction monitoring; c) Pass Action details Not available
16-00901 A-8)Agenda ItemApprove Budget Revision Requests (SEE EXHIBIT A POSTED WITH AGENDA). (4/5 Vote Required).Pass Action details Not available
16-00904 A-9)Agenda ItemConsider the appointment in lieu of election, of qualified individuals to Special District Boards of Directors.Pass Action details Not available
16-00849 A-10)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider the appointment of Directors to the Board of Directors of the Cachuma Resource Conservation District in lieu of election pursuant to California Public Resources Code section 9314. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: WITHDRAWPass Action details Video Video
16-00880 A-11)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Second Amendment to the Agreement for Professional Legal Services with Outside Counsel (Hooper, Lundy and Bookman, P.C.) for Administrative Proceedings, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Authorize, ratify, and approve the Chair to execute the First Amendment to the Agreement for Professional Legal Services between the County of Santa Barbara and Hooper, Lundy and Bookman, P.C., increasing the cost for an amended Agreement amount total not to exceed $150,000.00 for the period August 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017; and b) Find that the proposed contract is not a “project” under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guideline 15378(b)(4), in that it does not involve a commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant impact to the environment.Pass Action details Not available
16-00897 A-12)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Santa Ynez Valley Airport Authority’s Response to Santa Ynez Valley Airport Review, Third District, as follows: a) Receive and file the letter titled, “Santa Ynez Valley Airport Authority’s Response to County of Santa Barbara’s Santa Ynez Valley Airport Review”; 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 Section 15378(b)(5) (Organizational or administrative activities of governments that will not result in direct or indirect changes in the environment), and approve and direct staff to file a Notice of Exemption on that basis.Pass Action details Video Video
16-00887 A-13)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding acceptance of Grant Funding from the Santa Barbara Adult Education Block Grant Consortium for the creation of the Passport to Public Service in Paradise Program, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Accept a grant of $114,750.00 from the Santa Barbara Adult Education Block Grant Consortium (SBAEBG) to fund the development and implementation of the Passport to Public Service in Paradise training program focused on providing training to unemployed or underemployed County residents and entry level County employees through a partnership with Santa Barbara City College; b) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0004811 appropriating $114,750.00 in grant revenue and corresponding expense; and c) Find that the grant funding approval is a government funding mechanism which is not a project pursuant to section 15378(b)(4) of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines.Pass Action details Not available
16-00885 A-14)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Henri Ardantz Agricultural Preserve Replacement Contract, Santa Maria area, Third District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Agricultural Preserve Replacement Contract 15AGP-00000-00010, a single preserve of 116.17-acres (APNs: 113-090-024, -026, -029, and -031), located approximately one mile southwest of the intersection of Ray Road and Main Street, in the Santa Maria area; b) Execute the contract creating Agricultural Preserve 15AGP-00000-00010; c) Authorize recordation by the Clerk of the Board; and d) Find that the proposed action is an administrative activity of the County which will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment and is therefore not a “project” as defined for purposes of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) under State CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5).Pass Action details Not available
16-00886 A-15)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Michael and Rita Ardantz Agricultural Preserve Replacement Contract, Santa Maria area, Third District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Agricultural Preserve Replacement Contract 15AGP-00000-00009, a single preserve of 116.25-acres (APNs: 113-090-025, and -027), located approximately one mile southwest at the intersection of Ray Road and Main Street, in the Santa Maria area; b) Execute the contract creating Agricultural Preserve 15AGP-00000-00009; c) Authorize recordation by the Clerk of the Board; and d) Find that the proposed action is an administrative activity of the County which will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment and is therefore not a “project” as defined for purposes of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) under State CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5).Pass Action details Not available
16-00888 A-16)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Gainey Agricultural Preserve Replacement Contract, Santa Ynez area, Third District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Agricultural Preserve Replacement Contract 16AGP-00000-00008, a single preserve of 697-acres (APNs: 141-440-011, -012, -013, -023, -026, -030, -031, and -032), located approximately 0.6 miles east of the intersection of North Refugio Rd and Highway 246, in the Santa Ynez area; b) Execute the contract creating Agricultural Preserve 16AGP-00000-00008; c) Authorize recordation by the Clerk of the Board; and d) Find that the proposed action is an administrative activity of the County which will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment and is therefore not a “project” as defined for purposes of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) under State CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5).Pass Action details Not available
16-00889 A-17)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Gainey Agricultural Preserve Replacement Contract, Santa Ynez area, Third District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Agricultural Preserve Replacement Contract 16AGP-00000-00007, a single preserve of 164-acres (APNs: 141-440-005, and -029), located approximately 0.6 miles west of the intersection of Highway 246 and Highway 154, in the Santa Ynez area; b) Execute the contract creating Agricultural Preserve 16AGP-00000-00007; c) Authorize recordation by the Clerk of the Board; and d) Find that the proposed action is an administrative activity of the County which will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment and is therefore not a “project” as defined for purposes of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) under State CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5).Pass Action details Not available
16-00884 A-18)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Statement of Final Quantities for Fiscal Year (FY) 2015-2016 County Wide Preventive Maintenance Application of Scrub Seal and Micro-Surfacing, County Project No. 820654, First, Third and Fourth Districts, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Statement of Final Quantities for the FY 2015-2016 County Wide Preventive Maintenance Application of Scrub Seal and Micro-Surfacing for work performed and materials supplied by Telfer Pavement Technologies, LLC (not a local vendor), 4522 Parker Avenue, Suite 350, McClellan, CA, 95652 in the amount of $881,562.55; and b) Determine this project was found by your Board to be exempt from the provisions of California Environmental Quality Act, pursuant to State California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines Section 15301, on May 3, 2016, upon approval of the project; that a Notice of Exemption was filed on that basis; and the proposed action is within the scope of that Notice of Exemption.Pass Action details Not available
16-00892 A-19)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Amendment No. 1 to Contract BC 16-195, with Raminha Construction, Inc., for Construction of Tajiguas Sanitary Landfill Partial Final Closure Project (Phase 2 and 3), County Project No. 129913, Third District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Amendment No. 1 to contract BC 16-195 with Raminha Construction, Inc. for the construction of the Tajiguas Landfill Phase 2 and 3 Partial Final Closure Project, County Project No. 129913, increasing the contract amount by $280,000.00, resulting in a total contract amount of $6,629,758.25 including contingency and supplemental items; and b) Find that pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines Section 15162, no substantial changes are proposed, and no new information of substantial importance has come to light regarding environmental effects of the Tajiguas Sanitary Landfill Partial Final Closure Project (Phase 2 and 3), or of the sufficiency or feasibility of mitigation measures, therefore the construction of the project is within the scope of the project coverePass Action details Not available
16-00894 A-20)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Jalama Road Bridge No. 51C-013 rehabilitation, first contract amendment, Federal Project No. BRLS-5951 (142), County Project No. 863018, Third District, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the First Amendment to the Contract with R. Burke Corporation, P.O. Box 957 San Luis Obispo, CA 93406 (not a local vendor) for the rehabilitation of the Jalama Road Bridge No. 51C-013, Federal Project No. BRLS-5951 (142), County Project No. 863018 in an amount not to exceed $97,000.00 for a revised total contract authorization of $1,885,458.45, including contingency and supplemental work items; and b) Find that pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines Section 15162, no substantial changes are 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 Final Mitigated Negative Declaration (13NGD-00000-0005) and MiPass Action details Not available
16-00896 A-21)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding San Antonio Groundwater Basin Study, Third, Fourth, and Fifth Districts, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) Acting as the Board of Directors, Water Agency: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 2 to the Joint Funding Agreement No. 15WSCA600081610.A2 with the United States Geological Survey increasing the amount by $325,538.00 to a not to exceed amount of $1,350,864.00 (in which $1,142,953.00 will be funded by the County Water Agency and $207,911.00 will be funded by the United States Geological Survey) to continue a comprehensive study of the San Antonio Groundwater Basin in order to assess current and future water availability; b) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0004810 to release $645,622.00 from fund balance to increase appropriations for professional services for the San Antonio Groundwater Basin Study; and c) Determine that the amendment to the agreement for San Antonio Groundwater Study is exempt under California Environmental Quality Act guidelines, Section 15262; Feasibility and Planning Studies and SectioPass Action details Not available
16-00893 A-22)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a recycled water user agreement between Laguna County Sanitation District and the County of Santa Barbara for the Northern Branch Jail Project, Third District, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Laguna County Sanitation District: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an agreement with the County of Santa Barbara to supply recycled water to the Northern Branch Jail Project; 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. Acting as the Board of Supervisors: c) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an agreement with Laguna County Sanitation District to supply recycled water to the Northern Branch Jail Project; and d) After considering the Final Subsequent Environmental Impact Report (SEIR), State Clearinghouse No. 2007111099, that the Board certified on March 11, 2008, the DPass Action details Not available
16-00891 A-23)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Third Quarter Grievance Oversight Coordinator Report, as follows: a) Receive and file the Third Quarter Report for 2016 from the Santa Barbara County Jail’s Grievance Oversight Coordinator; and b) Determine this action is exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15378(b) (5), which are organizational or administrative activities of governments that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes to the environment.Pass Action details Not available
16-00879 A-24)Agenda ItemReceive and file the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 First Quarter (July through September 2016) report on the Treasurer’s Investment Pool, pursuant to Government Code section 53646(b).Pass Action details Not available
16-00890 A-25)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 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, 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
16-00902 A-26)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Morgen Mariah McLaughlin to the Santa Barbara County Arts Commission, term ending June 30, 2019, Fourth District.Pass Action details Not available
16-00905 A-27)Agenda ItemReceive and file a presentation from the Fifth District reviewing the fifth annual Santa Barbara County Veterans Stand Down.Pass Action details Video Video
16-00874 A-28)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding a proposed Fee Resolution for the Planning and Development Department, as follows: a) Consider the adoption of a Resolution, effective 60 days after adoption, to restructure and adjust fees assessed by Planning and Development for permitting and enforcement services related to land use and development; and b) Find that the proposed action is an administrative activity of the County, which will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment and is therefore not a “project” as defined for purposes of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) under State CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5). COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: WITHDRAWPass Action details Not available
16-00876 A-29)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding adoption of 2016 California Building Standards Codes with Local Amendments and the addition of Expedited Permitting Procedures for Electrical Vehicle Charging Station Systems to Chapter 10 of the Santa Barbara County Code; Building Regulations, as follows: a) Consider and approve the adoption (second reading) of an Ordinance amending Chapter 10 of the Santa Barbara County Code, Building Regulations, by adding Article XVII, Expedited Permitting Procedures for Electrical Vehicle Charging Station Systems, and adopting the 2016 California Building Standards Codes with local amendments; b) Consider and approve the adoption of a Resolution of Legislative Findings Supporting Amendments to the California Building Standards Codes; and c) Consider and approve adoption of a Resolution of Eligibility Checklist for Electric Vehicle Charging Station Systems; and d) Determine that this Ordinance amendment and Resolution are exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Section 15061(b)(3), because there is no possibility that thPass Action details Not available
16-00875 A-30)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider the appeal filed by Mr. Tom Signorelli regarding the Planning Commission’s August 31, 2016 denial of Appeal 15APL-00000-000019 and de novo approval of the Jimenez Land Use Permit, Case No. 14LUP-00000-00514, Third District, as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Deny the appeal, Case No.16APL-00000-00022; b) Make the required findings for approval of the project, including California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) findings; c) Determine that the project, 14LUP-00000-00514, is exempt from the provisions of CEQA pursuant to State CEQA Guidelines Sections 15301 and 15304; and d) Grant de novo approval of the project, Case No. 14LUP-00000-00514, subject to the conditions, thereby affirming the decision of the Planning Commission. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Not available
16-00877 A-31)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider amending the Santa Barbara County Land Use and Development Code (LUDC), the Article II Coastal Zoning Ordinance (Article II), and the Montecito Land Use and Development Code (MLUDC) of the County Code, to implement new regulations and other revisions permitting and prohibiting the land use of Short-Term Rentals, as follows: (EST. TIME: 2 HR. 30 MIN.) a) Consider recommendations regarding Case No. 16ORD-00000-00009 (County LUDC Amendments), as follows: i) Make the required findings for approval, including California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) findings (Attachment 1a of the Board memo, dated November 17, 2016); ii) Determine that adoption of this Ordinance is exempt from CEQA pursuant to Section 15061(b)(3) of the State Guidelines for Implementation of CEQA (Attachment 2 of the Board Agenda Letter, dated November 15, 2016); and iii) Adopt an Ordinance amending Section 35-1, the Santa Barbara County Land Use and Development Code, of Chapter 35, Zoning, of the County Code by amending Article 35.2, Zones and Allowable Land Uses, Article 35.3, Site PlanPass Action details Not available
16-00878 A-32)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Yvonne Degraw for her Service to the Goleta Union School District Board of Trustees.Pass Action details Not available
16-00732 1)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding Sandyland Seawall Maintenance District No. 1 Proposed Benefit Assessment for Rock Revetment Repair in Fiscal Year 2017-2018, County Project No. 720548, First District, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR.) a) Consider recommendations regarding the Sandyland Seawall Maintenance District Number 1 Proposed Benefit Assessment for Rock Revetment Repair in Fiscal Year 2017-2018; b) Receive oral and written testimony and written protests that have been filed, if any; c) Tabulate written property owner ballots; d) Adopt, at the conclusion of the public hearing, the Resolution entitled “Resolution of the Board of Supervisors of the County of Santa Barbara, State of California Imposing a 2017-2018 Benefit Assessment within Sandyland Seawall Maintenance District No. 1”, if there is not a “majority protest” as defined; e) Approve and file, upon approval of the assessment, the Report entitled “Engineer’s Report on Proposed 2017-2018 Assessment for engineering, environmental, and permitting work for Sand Point Road Rock Revetment Repair” witPass Action details Video Video
16-00871 2)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding California Municipal Finance Authority Financing of Tax-Exempt Private Activity Bonds on Behalf of Westmont College, as follows: (EST. TIME: 10 MIN.) a) Conduct a public hearing under the Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act (TEFRA) regarding the issuance by the California Municipal Finance Authority of revenue bonds in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $80,000,000.00, with the proceeds to be used by Westmont College for the purpose of financing and refinancing the acquisition, construction, improvement, renovation, upgrading and equipping of certain educational facilities and certain other matters relating thereto; b) Adopt a Resolution approving the issuance of the California Municipal Finance Authority Revenue Bonds (Westmont College), Series 2016 in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $80,000,000.00 for the purpose of financing and refinancing the acquisition, construction, improvement, renovation, upgrading, and equipping of certain educational facilities and certain other matters relating thereto; and cPass Action details Video Video
16-00872 3)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding a Resolution of Necessity for San Jose Creek Bike Path Project for a Fee Acquisition from Southern California Edison (APN: 069-100-004), Second District, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) (EST. TIME: 20 MIN.) a) Approve, adopt, and authorize the Chair to execute the Resolution of Necessity to initiate the acquisition, through eminent domain and for the San Jose Creek Bike Path Project (County Project No. 862085) (Project), of a fee parcel (Parcel) from Southern California Edison Company (SCE) derived from the real property currently known as Santa Barbara County Assessor Parcel Number 069-100-004 (Property); b) Approve and authorize the Director of Public Works, or designee, to execute any documents and to expend funds, estimated at $18,000.00 plus related costs and fees, required to acquire the Parcel and to convey to SCE a permanent easement over the Parcel; c) Approve and authorize the Clerk to execute a Certificate of Acceptance for the Parcel, which will be attached to the Grant Deed prior to recordation; d) Authorize the DiPass Action details Video Video
16-00823 4)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding amending Chapter 15 of the Santa Barbara County Code with the Adoption of the 2016 California Fire Code, as follows: a) Consider the adoption (second reading) of an Ordinance amending Chapter 15 of the Santa Barbara County Code; and b) Determine that the adoption of this Ordinance is categorically exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act in compliance with Section 15061 (b), (3), (No possibility of impact on the environment).Pass Action details Video Video
16-00873 5)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding Fiscal Year 2016-2017 First Quarter Budget and Financial Update, as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Receive and file, per the provisions of Government Code Section 29126.2, the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Budget and Financial Status Report as of September 30, 2016, showing the status of appropriations and financing for all departmental budgets adopted by the Board of Supervisors; and b) Receive an update on anticipated pension cost increases. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Video Video