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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 2/7/2017 9:00 AM Minutes status: Approved  
Meeting location: COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING BOARD HEARING ROOM, FOURTH FLOOR 105 EAST ANAPAMU STREET, SANTA BARBARA
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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17-00007  Agenda ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-EXISTING LITIGATION (Paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Government Code section 54956.9) 1) Pamela Libera v. County of Santa Barbara, et al., Workers' Compensation Appeals Board case numbers ADJ8501518, ADJ118295, etc. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-ANTICIPATED LITIGATION 2) Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to paragraph (2) of subdivision (d) of Government Code section 54956.9: one case.  Action details Not available
17-00088 A-1)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the execution of State of California Emergency Solutions Grants Program (State ESG) Agreements, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute subrecipient agreements for the distribution of State ESG funds with 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; iv) $110,000.00 to People Assisting the Homeless (PATH) Santa Barbara for the PATH Santa Barbara Street Outreach and Emergency Shelter project; and b) Determine that the recommended actions are not the acceptance and 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 government funding mechanisms or other government fisPass Action details Not available
17-00074 A-2)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Mitigation Fee Act Annual Report, as follows: a) Receive and file the 2015-2016 annual report for the Carpinteria-Summerland Fire Protection District Development Impact Fee Mitigation fees; and b) Find 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
17-00021 A-3)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding re-ratification of the Drought Proclamation last passed January 10, 2017, (Thirty-Day Renewal), as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution re-ratifying the Proclamation of a Local Emergency for Drought and Water Supply 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
17-00083 A-4)Agenda ItemApprove Budget Revision Requests (SEE EXHIBIT A POSTED WITH AGENDA). (4/5 Vote Required).Pass Action details Not available
17-00091 A-5)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an application for Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) Proposition 47 Grant Program, as follows: a) Authorize the County Executive Officer to submit an application and execute the Grant Award Agreement for grant funding up to $2,000,000.00 total over a three year period from the Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) Proposition 47 Grant Program; b) Direct staff to return to the Board of Supervisors for consideration of grant acceptance by Resolution, should the grant funds be awarded; 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 to any specific project which may result in potentially significant physical impact on the environment.Pass Action details Not available
17-00075 A-6)Agenda ItemApprove and Authorize Charity Dean, MD, MPH to serve as Commissioner on the First 5 Children and Families Commission of Santa Barbara County (the Commission). Her term as Commissioner will expire on an annual basis and can be reappointed at the same time other “County Members” are appointed by the Board of Supervisors.Pass Action details Not available
17-00076 A-7)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Annual Report of the Civil Service Commission, as follows: a) Receive and file the Annual Report of the Civil Service Commission for Fiscal Year 2015-2016; 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
17-00078 A-8)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding two Coastal Resource Enhancement Fund (CREF) grant contracts with the University of California, Santa Barbara to: (1) renovate a building for the Coal Oil Point Reserve Education and Conservation Center, and (2) complete the final construction drawings for the North Campus Open Space area in Goleta, Third District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the CREF contract with the University of California, Santa Barbara, in the amount of $23,000.00, to help renovate a building for an Education and Conservation Center for the Coal Oil Point Reserve in Goleta; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the CREF contract with the University of California, Santa Barbara, in the amount of $18,000.00, to complete the final construction drawings for the North Campus Open Space area in Goleta; and c) Determine that the allocation of the CREF grant for both projects is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15378(b)(4).Pass Action details Not available
17-00084 A-9)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and License Agreement Between Partner Organization and Animal Services, Second District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a MOU Agreement between the Bunnies Urgently Needing Shelter organization and Santa Barbara County that annually renews after an initial period through June 30, 2017; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a License Agreement between the Bunnies Urgently Needing Shelter organization and Santa Barbara County for the use of a portion of the Animal Shelter facility in Goleta, for a period of 5 years; and c) Determine that these activities are exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review per CEQA Guideline Section 15061(b)(3), since it can be seen with certainty that there is no possibility that the activities may have a significant effect on the environment, and direct staff to file the Notice of Exemption.Pass Action details Not available
17-00085 A-10)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Agreement with Marian Regional Medical Center to receive payment distributions from the Maddy Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Fund, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement with Marian Regional Medical Center to receive payment distributions from the Maddy EMS Fund for partial compensation for providing trauma and emergency medical services to patients who do not make payments for emergency medical services which include the homeless, uninsured, or undocumented, for the period from February 7, 2017 through December 31, 2018 in an amount not to exceed $206,000.00; and b) Find that the proposed actions do not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of the 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
17-00079 A-11)Agenda ItemActing as the Board of Directors, Laguna County Sanitation District: Consider recommendations regarding Purchase of Blower and Mixing Equipment for the Laguna County Sanitation District Wastewater Reclamation Plant, Third District, as follows: a) Authorize the County Purchasing Agent to procure blowers systems from Aerzen USA Corporation (not a local vendor) without being required to conduct a formal bid process in the amount of $42,959.00; b) Authorize the County Purchasing Agent to procure mixing equipment from Medora Corporation (not a local vendor) without being required to conduct a formal bid process in the amount of $157,505.00; and c) Find that the proposed actions are for the minor alteration of existing public facilities involving no expansion of use beyond that which presently exists, that the proposed action is therefore exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to 14CCR 15301 and approve the filing of a Notice of Exemption on that basis.Pass Action details Not available
17-00080 A-12)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding removals and additions to the County Maintained Road System, Third, Fourth and Fifth Districts, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution removing from the County Maintained Road System an impassable portion of Lompoc - Casmalia Road and accepting into the County Maintained Road System the listed new roadway segments; b) Adopt a Resolution establishing the total mileage included in the County Maintained Road System; and c) Find that the proposed actions do not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to 14 CCR 15378 (b)(5) (Organizational or administrative activities of governments that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment), and approve and direct staff to file a Notice of Exemption on that basis.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00081 A-13)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an award of contract for the Phase II Cultural Resource Study for Hollister Avenue/State Street Improvements Project, Federal Project No. HPLUL-5951(158), County Project No. 862382, Second District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the professional services contract for implementation of the Phase II Cultural Resource Study with Rincon Consulting, Inc. (a local vendor), 209 East Victoria Street, Suite B, Santa Barbara, California 93101, in the base amount of $39,360.30, for the Hollister Avenue/State Street Improvements Project; b) Authorize the Director of Public Works or designee to approve amendments to the professional services contract with Rincon Consulting, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $3,936.03; and c) Find that the proposed contract does not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to 14 CCR 15378 (b)(5) (Organizational or administrative activities of governments that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment), and apPass Action details Not available
17-00086 A-14)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the month of February 2017 as National Children’s Oral Health Awareness Month in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00073 A-15)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Johannah Hartley as the February 2017 Employee of the Month in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00087 A-16)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the month of February 2017 as Black History Month in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00067 1)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 Video Video
17-00067  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
17-00037 2)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Carpinteria-Summerland Fire Protection District Fire Protection Mitigation Fee and Amendments to Chapter 15 of the County Code, as follows: a) Adopt and approve a Resolution adjusting the Carpinteria-Summerland Fire Protection District Fire Protection Mitigation Fee; b) Consider and approve the adoption (second reading) of an Ordinance amending Chapter 15 of the Santa Barbara County Code by amending Article IIIA, Section 15-68; and c) Find that this action is exempt from environmental review pursuant to Section 15061(b)(3) of the State Guidelines for Implementation of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and file a Notice of Exemption because there is no possibility that the activity in question may have a significant effect on the environment.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00082 3)Agenda ItemHEARING - Receive and file, per the provisions of Government Code Section 29126.2, the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Budget and Financial Status Report as of December 31, 2016, showing the status of appropriations and financing for all departmental budgets adopted by the Board of Supervisors. (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Video Video
17-00077 4)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding Cachuma Resource Conservation District Board of Directors appointments in lieu of election, as follows: (EST. TIME: 20 MIN.) a) Consider the appointment of Directors of the Cachuma Resource Conservation District in lieu of election pursuant to California Public Resources Code section 9314, as follows: i) Appoint four Directors to the Board of the Cachuma Resource Conservation District in lieu of election, with terms expiring on November 27, 2020 from the list of qualified candidates: 1) Gary Cavaletto; 2) Lee Bettencourt; 3) Johannah Bradley 4) Patrick Huguenard 5) Cindy Douglas 6) Bruce Steele 7) James Stollberg, 8) David Hamel, or 9) Any other qualified candidate that submits an application on or before February 3, 2017, or that presents themselves at the hearing on February 7, 2017; and ii) Appoint one Director to the Board of the Cachuma Resource Conservation District in lieu of election, to a term expiring on November 30, 2018 from the list of qualified candidates: 1) Gary Cavaletto; 2) Lee Bettencourt; 3) JPass Action details Video Video
17-00089 5)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding Ad Hoc Subcommittee discussions with the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians, as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Receive and file a report from staff regarding status of the short-term, advisory Ad Hoc Subcommittee; b) Renew the short-term, advisory Ad Hoc Subcommittee consisting of Supervisor Williams and Supervisor Hartmann for the purpose of engaging the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians in discussions related to land use and financial matters of mutual concern that include but are not limited to Waiver of Sovereign Immunity, Santa Ynez Valley properties of interest inclusive of Camp 4, Mooney, Escobar and 350 acre “Triangle” properties and other general topics between the County and the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians as appropriate, for a temporary period of time not to exceed another 6 months; c) In addition to periodic open, public meetings between the short-term, advisory Ad Hoc Subcommittee of the Board of Supervisors and the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians, authorize the Ad Hoc Subcommittee to engage in discussiPass Action details Video Video