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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 1/24/2017 9:00 AM Minutes status: Approved  
Meeting location: COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING BOARD HEARING ROOM, FOURTH FLOOR 105 E. ANAPAMU STREET, SANTA BARBARA
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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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
17-00066 A-1)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding approval of Air Monitoring Network Agreement No. 16-C0089, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an agreement with the California Department of Pesticide Regulation for the Agricultural Commissioner’s Office to be reimbursed for contracted activities for the Department of Pesticide Regulation Air Monitoring Network (AMN) Program in the County of Santa Barbara for the period of December 1, 2016 through June 30, 2018 in the amount of $79,861.11; 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 Video Video
17-00059 A-2)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Amendment No. 1 to the contract with Brown Armstrong Accountancy Corporation for the County's Annual Financial Audit, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 1 to the contract with Brown Armstrong Accountancy Corporation (Brown Armstrong) [not a local vendor] in the amount of $147,000.00 to perform the following audit services, for the Fiscal Year 2016-2017: i) The annual financial audit for the County; ii) The Single Audit; iii) The First 5 Commission’s annual financial audit; and iv) The annual Treasury financial and compliance audits; 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 Not available
17-00060 A-3)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Auditor-Controller’s Report on the External Monitoring Reports of County Departments for July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016, as follows: a) Receive and file the Auditor-Controller's Report on the External Monitoring Reports of County Departments for July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016; and b) Determine that the above actions are not a “project” under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to section 15378(b)(5) of the CEQA guidelines, because they consist of administrative activities of the government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
17-00062 A-4)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Single Audit Report for the Fiscal Year ended June 30, 2016, as follows: a) Receive and file the County of Santa Barbara’s Single Audit Report for the Fiscal Year ended June 30, 2016; and b) Determine that the above actions are not a “project” under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to section 15378(b)(5) of the CEQA guidelines, because they consist of administrative activities of the government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00071 A-5)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Behavioral Wellness- Greeley Company LLC, Fiscal Year (FY) 2016-2018 Third Amendment, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute a Third Amendment to the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Greeley Company, LLC (not a local vendor), for additional staffing assistance and new membership benefits, to extend the contract term through December 31, 2018, and increase the contract by $309,600.00, for a maximum contract amount not to exceed $939,600.00 through December 31, 2018; 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
17-00054 A-6)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the 2016 Homeland Security Grant Program, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution authorizing the County Executive Office, his/her Business Manager, the Director of Emergency Services and the Homeland Security Program Emergency Manager to apply and enter into a contract to accept a grant from the Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2016 Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP) in the amount of $521,439.00 on behalf of the Santa Barbara Operational Area; and, b) Direct staff to return to the Board of Supervisors with the grant as part of the Office of Emergency Management’s budget and work program request if the grant is awarded; and c) Determine that the proposed action is related to the creation of a government funding mechanism and other fiscal activities which do not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant physical impact on the environment, and is therefore exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guideline section 15378 (b)(4) and direct staff to file a Notice of EPass Action details Not available
17-00055 A-7)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Emergency Management Performance Grant Authorization, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution authorizing the County Executive Officer, her Business Manager, and the Director of Emergency Management to apply and enter into a contract to accept the FY 2016-2017 Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG) with the California Office of Emergency Services in the approximate amount of $215,789.00 to provide grant funding for emergency management activities in the Santa Barbara Operational Area; and b) Direct staff to return to the Board of Supervisors with the grant as part of the Office of Emergency Management’s budget and work program request if the grant is awarded; and c) Determine that the proposed action is related to the creation of a government funding mechanism and other fiscal activities which do not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant physical impact on the environment, and is therefore exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQPass Action details Not available
17-00061 A-8)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) Grant Program for Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2018; Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Intensive Supervision Program, as follows: a) Authorize the Chief Probation Officer to submit an application, execute the Grant Award Agreement, and accept anticipated funding of the FFY 2018 California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) Grant in the amount of $126,300.00 for the period covering October 1, 2017, to September 30, 2018; and b) Determine that the above recommended 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 actions are not a project as they are 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, and direct staff to file the Notice of Exemption.Pass Action details Not available
17-00064 A-9)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding CenCal Health Systems Maddy Program Claims Adjudication Agreement, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute the First Amendment to the Agreement for Claims Adjudication for the Maddy Program with CenCal Health for the period of January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2018, with four (4) automatic two (2) year term extensions through December 31, 2026, for reimbursement for claims adjudication services rendered for the Maddy Program eligible patients at local physician offices for a maximum of up to $1,000,000.00 for the term of the Agreement; and b) Find that the proposed actions do not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), pursuant to Section 15378(b)(4) of the CEQA Guidelines, 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.Pass Action details Not available
17-00065 A-10)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Resolution supporting water restrictions for the unincorporated area in the County serviced by the City of Santa Barbara, First District, as follows: a) Adopt the Resolution entitled “Resolution to Acknowledge and Support Water Restrictions Implemented in the Unincorporated Area in the County that is Served by the City of Santa Barbara” relating to municipal water service to County unincorporated properties served by the City of Santa Barbara; and b) Determine pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act Guideline 15378(b)(5) that the above action is not a project subject to the California Environmental Quality Act review because it is organizational or administrative activities that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes to the environment.Pass Action details Not available
17-00056 A-11)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a request for Waiver of Competition for the purchase of a software upgrade to the jail management system for the custody operations branch of the Sheriff’s Office, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement with The ACT 1 Group, Inc. dba Advanced Technology Information Management Systems (ATIMS) to provide a software upgrade to the Jail Management System for the Custody Operations Branch of the Sheriff’s Office in the amount of $640,000.00 as sole source procurement without being required to conduct a formal bid process; b) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0004880 to release $640,000.00 in fund balance to fund the purchase of the software for five (5) years beginning January 25, 2017 through January 24, 2022; and c) Determine that the above actions are government fiscal activities or funding mechanisms which do not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant impact on the environment, and are therefore not a project under the California EnvirPass Action details Not available
17-00058 A-12)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the First Amendment to Contract BC 16-193 with Health Management Associates (HMA) for the development and rating of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Institutional Medical Care, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the First Amendment to Contract BC 16-193 with HMA increasing the contract maximum by $28,000.00 from $96,900.00 to $124,900.00; and b) Determine that the approval of the First Amendment is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guideline 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 no possibility that this activity may have a significant effect on the environment, the activity is not subject to CEQA, and direct staff to file a Notice of Exemption.Pass Action details Not available
17-00057 A-13)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the appointment of Workforce Development Board members, as follows: a) Approve the appointment of Connie Chan to the Workforce Development Board, representing the California Employment Development Department, term ending January 30, 2019; and b) 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 administrative activity.Pass Action details Not available
17-00063 A-14)Appointment/BOS itemConsider recommendations regarding an amended Salary Resolution updating changes to department position allocation for the Third District, as follows: a) Adopt the amended Salary Resolution updating changes to the position allocation of a BOS Admin Assistant I/II position in the Third District from a 0.5 FTE to a 0.75 FTE; and b) Determine pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5) that the above action is not a project subject to CEQA review, because the action consists of organizational or administrative activities of governments that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
17-00050 A-15)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Frank Abatemarco to the Fish and Wildlife Commission, term ending December 31, 2020, First District.Pass Action details Not available
17-00051 A-16)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Suzanne Perkins to the Parks Commission, term ending January 1, 2021, First District.Pass Action details Not available
17-00052 A-17)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Bradley Miles to the Agricultural Advisory Committee, term ending January 1, 2021, First District.Pass Action details Not available
17-00067 A-18)Agenda ItemHEARING - Review the arbitrator’s opinion and award (revised on remand) dated August 28, 2016 as to Awards 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, and 13 (previously known as Awards 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12) in the matter of arbitration between Nomad Village Mobile Home Homeowners and Nomad Village Mobile Home 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 abused his discretion and remand Award No. 5 to the Arbitrator for findings about the useful lives of the items subject to amortization and in light of remanded Awards No. 7 and No. 8; ii) Find that the Arbitrator did not abuse his discretion and affirm Award No. 6 related to specific items of incurred costs in the amount of $62,145.55; iii) Find that the Arbitrator abused his discretion and remand Award No. 7 to the Arbitrator for adequate findings that identify which professional fees are awarded and how the proPass Action details Not available
17-00072 A-19)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Mona Baker upon her retirement from the Department of Social Services after over 40 years of service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
17-00053 A-20)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Dylan Tekautz of the Community Services Department as the January 2017 employee of the month for Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00068 1)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding Isla Vista Community Services District (IV CSD) Next Steps, as follows: (EST. TIME: 45 MIN.) a) Receive and file a report; and b) Find that the proposed actions are an administrative activity of the County, which will not result in direct or indirect physical changes to the environment and is therefore not a “project” as defined for the purposes of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) under state CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5). COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Video Video
17-00069 2)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding a response to 2015-2016 Grand Jury Report: Los Prietos Boys Camp - Effective but Underutilized, Finding and Recommendation regarding Local Female Specific Services, as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Receive and file a presentation on local female specific services; and b) Determine that the above recommended action does not constitute 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 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 physical impact on the environment and direct staff to file a Notice of Exemption on that basis. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Video Video
16-00875 3)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 Video Video
17-00070 4)Agenda ItemHEARING - Receive a Budget Overview and Update to provide context for upcoming budget discussions and to review the foundations of the County budget and the budget development process. (EST. TIME: 1 HOUR) COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Video Video