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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 1/10/2017 8:30 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  
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17-00025  Agenda Item9:00 A.M. Welcome Supervisor Peter Adam, 2016 Chair, Board of Supervisors Presentation of Colors and Pledge of Allegiance Los Prietos Boys Camp Color Guard Invocation Reverend Mary Moreno-Richardson Poetry Reading Dan Gerber Musical Presentation Santa Ynez Valley Union High School Vocal Ensemble Under the Direction of Cameron Clarno Introduction of Officials Elected in 2016 Mona Miyasato, County Executive Officer Administration of the Oath of Office Honorable Judge Patricia Kelly Presiding Judge Santa Barbara County Superior Court Keynote Address Michelle Minetti-Smith Mary Buren Elementary School, Guadalupe Union School District Call to Order and Election of Officers of the 2017 Board of Supervisors, Board of Directors of the Flood Control & Water Conservation District, and Board of Directors of the Water Agency Michael Allen, Chief Deputy Clerk of the Board Nomination of the 2017 Chair and Vice Chair Supervisor Peter Adam, 2016 Chair, Board of Supervisors Presentation of Gavels Remarks, Peter Adam, 2016 Chair, Board of Supervisors Remarks, 2017 Chair, Board of Supervisor  Action details Not available
17-00007  Agenda ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-EXISTING LITIGATION (Paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Government Code section 54956.9) Francisco Rivera v. County of Santa Barbara, Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board case numbers ADJ8682468 and ADJ6769449. Christina Ascedo-Alvarez v. County of Santa Barbara, Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board case numbers ADJ10349682 and ADJ10349678. Mark Surgett v. County of Santa Barbara, Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board case number ADJ7454385. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-ANTICIPATED LITIGATION (Paragraph (2) of subdivision (d) of Government Code section 54956.9) Significant exposure to litigation: one case. PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION (Paragraph (1) of subdivision (b) of Government Code section 54957) County Counsel and Planning and Development Director. PUBLIC EMPLOYEE APPOINTMENT / RE-APPOINTMENT (Paragraph (1) of subdivision (b) of Government Code section 54957) County Counsel.  Action details Not available
17-00020 A-1)Agenda ItemApprove the appointment of Alexandra Allen to the Agricultural Advisory Committee, nominated by the California Strawberry Commission as an alternate with an open term.Pass Action details Not available
17-00018 A-2)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Plan of Cooperation with the 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, 2016 to September 30, 2017 (Federal Fiscal Year 2017) 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 Not available
17-00015 A-3)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Ratification of the Montecito Fire Protection District’s adoption of building standards relating to fire and panic safety that are more stringent than those building standards adopted by the State Fire Marshal and contained in the California Building Standards Code, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution ratifying Montecito Fire Protection District’s Ordinance 2016-01 that 1) adopts by reference and amends the 2016 California Fire Code and Appendix Chapters and Appendix Standards governing conditions hazardous to life and property from fire, hazardous materials or explosion; 2) provides for the issuance of permits for hazardous uses or operations; 3) establishes a bureau of fire prevention and provides officers therefore and defines their powers and duties within the District; 4) amends section R313 and Appendix J of the California Residential Code; 5) amends section 1505 of the 2016 California Building Code; and 6) repeals Montecito Fire Protection District’s Ordinance No. 2013-1; b) Upon ratification of the Ordinance, instruct staff to forwarPass Action details Not available
17-00021 A-4)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the re-ratification of a Proclamation of Local Emergency caused by drought conditions, last action June 6, 2017, (Thirty-Day Renewal) as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution re-ratifying the Proclamation of Local Emergency Caused by Drought 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 the 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
17-00022 A-5)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Appointment of an Interim Public Health Director and interim Child Support Services Director, as follows: a) Approve the County Executive Officer’s appointment of Carrie Topliffe as the Interim Public Health Director until such a time a new Public Health Director is appointed and duties are transitioned; b) Approve the County Executive Officer’s appointment of Joni Maiden as the Interim Director of Child Support Services until such a time as the current Director of Child Support Services returns to a permanent role; and c) Determine that these actions are 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
17-00014 A-6)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a policy change to provide equal bonding leave to all county employees, as follows: a) Approve a proposed change in the County Family and Medical Care Leave Policy to provide married couples the same amount of bonding leave as unmarried couples are entitled to under the Family and Medical Care Leave Act (FMLA); and b) Determine pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15378(b)(4) that the above action is a 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 therefore is not a project subject to environmental review.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00019 A-7)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Minimum Wage Increase for Paid Interns, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution, effective January 2, 2017, to set a rate of pay for the job classification of Intern, Paid (Class No. 009670) that complies with the legally required minimum wage at that time and in the future and maintains the existing differential between each step; and b) Determine pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15378(b)(4) that the above action is a 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 therefore is not a project subject to environmental review.Pass Action details Not available
17-00016 A-8)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparity (RED) Grant, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Chief Probation Officer to submit the grant proposal and to execute the Grant Award Agreement and accept the anticipated funding of the 2017 Board of State and Community Corrections, RED Grant in the amount of $147,940.00 for the period covering October 1, 2016, to September 30, 2017; b) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0004839 recognizing ($110,955.00) in current year Federal revenue with an equivalent increase to appropriations. The remaining ($36,985.00) will be included in the Department’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2017-2018 proposed budget; and c) Determine that the approval of the Agreement is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3), finding that this activity is covered by the general rule that CEQA applies only to projects which have the potential for causing a significant effect on the environment, and where it can be seen with certainty that there is Pass Action details Not available
17-00017 A-9)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a request for Waiver of Competition in the purchase of a Medical Practice Management and Electronic Medical Records (EMR) System, as follows: a) Authorize the Public Health Department to pursue a potential Agreement with Oregon Community Health Information Network (OCHIN) for a combined Practice Management and Electronic Medical Records (EMR) System totaling an estimated $4,900,000.00, without being required to conduct a formal competitive process, pursuant to County Code Section 2-39, through the anticipated term of the contract with included extension options; and b) Determine that authorizing the bid waiver is not a “Project” and is exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review per CEQA Guideline Section 15378(b)(5), since the recommended action is an organizational or administrative activity of the government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00026 A-10)Appointment/BOS itemConsider recommendations regarding the appointment of members to the Behavioral Wellness Commission, as follows: a) Approve the appointments of the following members to the Behavioral Wellness Commission: i) Second District Supervisor Janet Wolf’s recommended appointees: 1) Alicia Journey - Term expiring January 2018; 2) Sharon Rumberger - Term expiring January 2019; 3) Judy Blue - Term expiring January 2020; and 4) Ruth Ackerman - Term expiring January 2020; ii) Third District Supervisor Joan Hartmann’s recommended appointee: 1) Tom Franklin - Term expiring January 2020; iii) Fourth District Supervisor Peter Adam’s recommended appointees: 1) Sharon Byrne - Term expiring January 2018; and 2) Edwin Weaver - Term expiring January 2019; iv) Fifth District Supervisor Steve Lavagnino’s recommended appointees: 1) John Ray Truman - Term expiring January 2019; and 2) Charles Huffines - Term expiring January 2020; and b) Determine that these activities are exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review per CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5) Pass Action details Not available
17-00011 A-11)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Michael Cooney to the Santa Barbara County Planning Commission, term ending December 31, 2018, First District.Pass Action details Not available
17-00009 A-12)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Cecilia M. Brown to the Planning Commission, term ending December 31, 2018, Second District.Pass Action details Not available
17-00012 A-13)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Mary Ellen Brooks to the Planning Commission, term ending December 31, 2018, Third District.Pass Action details Not available
17-00027 A-14)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Sharyne Merritt to the Agricultural Advisory Committee, term ending December 31, 2020, Third District.Pass Action details Not available
17-00013 A-15)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Randall J. Sharer to the Agricultural Advisory Committee, term ending December 31, 2020, Fifth District.Pass Action details Not available
17-00008 A-16)Agenda ItemSet a hearing to consider recommendations regarding a proposed Fee Ordinance for the Planning and Development Department, as follows: (Set a hearing for January 24, 2017. Time estimate: 30 minutes) a) Approve the introduction (first reading) of an Ordinance amending fees for Planning and Development Department services; b) Read the title and waive further reading of the Ordinance; and c) Continue the hearing to the administrative agenda of February 7, 2017 to consider recommendations, as follows: i) Consider and approve the adoption (second reading) of an Ordinance amending fees for Planning and Development Department services; and ii) 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 Video Video
17-00023 A-17)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Jennifer Bernstein upon her retirement from the Public Health Department after over 19 years of quality service to Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
17-00024 A-18)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Michelle Minetti-Smith as the 2017 Santa Barbara County Teacher of the Year.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00010 A-19)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an appointment to CenCal Health Board of Directors, as follows: a) Appoint Dr. Douglas Metz to the CenCal Health Board of Directors representing Santa Barbara County; 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
16-01001 1)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider Board of Supervisor appointments to Boards, Commissions and Committees, as follows: (EST. TIME: 15 MIN.) a) Area Agency on Aging (Central Coast Commission for Senior Citizens) - one regular member to Advisory Council; b) Library Advisory Committee - one regular member; c) Retirement Board of the Santa Barbara County Employees Retirement System - one member; Note: Three year term ending December 31, 2019. d) Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County - one regular member, one alternate member; e) CenCal Health - one regular member, one alternate member; f) Beach Erosion Authority for Control Operations and Nourishment (BEACON) - two regular members, two alternate members; g) Central Coast Collaborative on Homelessness - two regular members as Co-Chairs; h) Law Library Board of Trustees - Chair as Ex-Officio Member; i) K.I.D.S. Network Policy Council - two members to serve as Chair and Vice-Chair; j) Legislative Program Committee - two regular members; k) Debt Advisory Committee - one regular member; one alternate member l) Adult and Aging NetwPass Action details Video Video