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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 2/28/2017 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) County of Santa Barbara v. Cobelens, Santa Barbara County Superior Court case number 15CV04135. Young America’s Foundation v. County of Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County Superior Court case number 16CV05561. Rowe v. County of Santa Barbara, et al., United States District Court for the Central District of California case number 8:16-cv-02122-JLS-JCG. Markee, et al. v. County of Santa Barbara, et al., Santa Barbara County Superior Court case number 15CV00856. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-ANTICIPATED LITIGATION (Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to paragraph (2) of subdivision (d) of Government Code section 54956.9) Two cases. PUBLIC EMPLOYEE APPOINTMENT (Paragraph (1) of subdivision (b) of Government Code section 54957) Public Health Director. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS (Subdivision (a) of Government Code section 54957.6) Employee organizations: Service Employees International Union, Local 620 and Local 721. Agency  Action details Not available
17-00157 A-1)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding appointments to the Agricultural Advisory Committee, as follows: a) Approve the appointment of Sharyne Merritt as a regular member, Third District b) Approve the appointment of Wilja Happe as a regular member, nominated by the California Women for Agriculture; and c) Approve the appointment of Deborah Adam as an alternate member, nominated by the California Women for Agriculture.Pass Action details Not available
17-00154 A-2)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a report on the application for No Place Like Home Program funds, as follows: a) Receive and file a Board Letter reporting on the Santa Barbara County Department of Behavioral Wellness’ intent to apply for State funding for the No Place Like Home Program; b) Direct staff to return to the Board of Supervisors for consideration of acceptance, should the funding be awarded; and c) Determine that the proposed action is not subject to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to 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
17-00155 A-3)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Mental Health Services Act Plan - Housing Loan Program request for release of future unencumbered funds, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Director of the Department of Behavioral Wellness to request California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) and California Housing Finance Agency (CalHFA), pursuant to the Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Services (MHSUDS) Information Notice No. 16-025, to release any future unencumbered Mental Health Service Act Plan (MHSA) Housing Program funds to Behavioral Wellness to be used to provide housing assistance in accordance with Welfare and Institutions (W and I) Code Section 5600.3 and Wand I Code Section 5892.5; and b) Determine that these activities are exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review per CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(4). The recommended actions are government fiscal activities which do not involve commitment to any specific project that may result in a potentially significant physical impact on the environment.Pass Action details Not available
17-00163 A-4)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Barton Associates Fiscal Year (FY) 2015-2017 Amendment 1, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Amendment for Services of Independent Contractor with Barton Associates (not a local vendor), to increase the maximum contract amount for Fiscal Year 2016-2017 by $800,000.00, to allow for payment for continued locum tenens psychiatry services, for a total contact amount not to exceed $1,920,000.00 for the period December 9, 2015 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
17-00164 A-5)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Crossroads Staffing Services Fiscal Year (FY) 2016-2018, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Crossroads Staffing Services (a local vendor), for the provision of staffing services, not to exceed $76,000.00 for Fiscal Year 2016-2017 and not to exceed $140,000.00 for Fiscal Year 2017-2018, for a total maximum contract amount not to exceed $216,000.00 for the period of February 10, 2017 through June 30, 2018; b) Determine that the county’s economic interests are served by such a contract, pursuant to Government Code Section 31000.4, by meeting immediate administrative staffing needs that arise suddenly and cannot be met through the County’s extra help hiring process; 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 potentially physical impact on the environment, and are therefore not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEPass Action details Not available
17-00142 A-6)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Center for Sustainable Energy (CSE) Consulting Agreement, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the CSE Consulting Agreement for Statewide financing, marketing, education and outreach services between the County of Santa Barbara and CSE (Agreement) to allow the County to receive $65,000.00 in funding from March 1, 2017 through August 31, 2017; and b) Determine that the recommended actions do not constitute a project subject to environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(4), as the actions are the creation of government funding mechanisms or other government fiscal activities which do not involve any commitment to any specific project, and direct staff to file a Notice of Exemption (NOE).Pass Action details Video Video
17-00090 A-7)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding re-ratification of a Storm Emergency Proclamation, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution re-ratifying the Proclamation of a Local Emergency related to the Storm Emergency declared by the Director of Emergency Services on January 27, 2017, and ratified by the Board of Supervisors on February 2, 2017 at a special meeting, pursuant to Government Code Section 8550 et. seq. and Chapter 12, Section 12-5(a) of the Santa Barbara County Code; b) Direct the Office of Emergency Management to return no less than 30 days for re-ratification of the Emergency until such time that the response and recovery conditions dictate otherwise pursuant to Government Code Section 8630(c); and c) Determine the above actions are not a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), pursuant to Section 15378(b)(5) of the CEQA Guidelines, because the actions consist of organizational or administrative activities of the government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
17-00158 A-8)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the job classification of a Health Care Practitioner to the Department of Behavioral Wellness, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to add two 1.0 FTE positions, one Director of Nursing (Enterprise Leader) and one Health Care Practitioner, to the Department of Behavioral Wellness, and delete one Psychiatrist position from the Department of Behavioral Wellness; 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
17-00141 A-9)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Coastal Resource Enhancement Fund (CREF) grant contract with the Channel Islands Curriculum, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the CREF grant contract with the Santa Cruz Island Foundation, in the amount of $15,000.00, to adapt the Channel Islands films into an educational curriculum, from the period of February 28, 2017 to May 15, 2017; b) Approve and authorize the Director of Planning and Development, or designee, to approve changes to the term, the project description, or the budget for a decrease or increase in efforts within the scope of work limited to ten percent (10%); and c) Determine that the allocation of the CREF grant for the Channel Islands Films is exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15378(b)(4) of the State Guidelines for the implementation of the CEQA.Pass Action details Not available
17-00145 A-10)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the acceptance of donations from the Giebrich 2007 Trust, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve and ratify the acceptance of a $10,061.03 donation from the Giebrich 2007 Trust designated to be used in the Santa Barbara area; b) Approve and ratify the acceptance of a $10,061.04 donation from the Giebrich 2007 Trust designated to be used in the Santa Maria area; c) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0004901 to increase appropriations in the Public Health Department’s Animal Services General Fund Services and Supplies and Restricted Fund Balance for operational costs related to the welfare of animals funded by $20,122.07 in unanticipated revenue from the Giebrich 2007 Trust; and d) Determine that these activities are not the approval of a project subject to environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(4), finding that the action is not a project as it is the creation of a government funding mechanism or other government fiscal activity, which does not involve Pass Action details Not available
17-00160 A-11)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Agreement between Partner Organization and Animal Services, Fourth District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an MOU Agreement between the Companion Animal Placement Assistance organization and Santa Barbara County that annually renews after an initial period through June 30, 2017; and b) 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
17-00159 A-12)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Mission Canyon Drainage Master Plan Study, First District, as follows: Acting as the Board Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Stantec (a local vendor) to provide a Mission Canyon Drainage Master Plan Study for the period of February 28, 2017 through December 31, 2018 in an amount not to exceed $101,405.00; b) Authorize the Public Works Director or designee to approve amendments to the professional services agreement with Stantec in an amount not to exceed $10,140.50; and c) Find that proposed Mission Canyon Drainage Master Plan Study is exempt under California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines Section 15262; Feasibility and Planning Studies and Section 15306 (Class 6) Basic data collection, research, experimental management, and resource evaluation activities, and direct the Clerk of the Board to file the Notice of Exemption.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00161 A-13)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Mission Creek Debris Basin Storm Drain Project, First District, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the First Amendment to the Contract with Toro Enterprises, Inc. (a tri-county vendor) for the Mission Creek Debris Basin Storm Drain Project, increasing the authorized amount of supplemental work by $150,000.00 to a not-to-exceed amount of $177,000.00, for a revised total contract authorization of $571,465.85, including contingency and supplemental work items; and b) Determine, pursuant to 14 CCR 15162, that a Mitigated Negative Declaration was adopted for the Mission Creek Debris Basin Storm Drain Project on July 12, 2016, that no substantial changes are proposed in the project, no substantial changes have occurred with respect to the circumstances under which the project is undertaken, and no new information of substantial importance has been received with respect to the project or the mitigation measures, and therefore no subsequent EnviPass Action details Not available
17-00151 A-14)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Third Amendment to an Agreement with Bit California, LLC dba Document Fulfillment Services (DFS) to provide CalWORK’s Information Network (CalWIN) System Printing and Mailing Services, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Third Amendment to the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor (Third Amendment) with Bit California, LLC dba Document Fulfillment Services (DFS) to provide CalWORK’s Information Network (CalWIN) System Printing and Mailing Services, to extend the term of the Agreement beginning on March 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018 for a contract amount not to exceed $511,740.00 ($170,580.00 for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016-2017 (March 1, 2017 to June 30, 2017) and $341,160.00 for FY 2017-2018 (July 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018)). Accordingly, the total contract amount from July 1, 2013 (the initial commencement date) to February 28, 2018 will not exceed $2,038,740.00 ($1,527,000.00 from July 1, 2013 through February 28, 2017 plus $511,740.00 for the extension period of March 1, 2017 through February 28, 2018); aPass Action details Not available
17-00153 A-15)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an agreement with Foundation for California Community Colleges to provide career catalyst services, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Santa Barbara County Department of Social Services (DSS), on behalf of the Santa Barbara County Workforce Development Board (WDB), to utilize the California Workforce Association (CWA) competitive procurement process for the purpose of awarding a new contract to provide Career Catalyst services as part of the WDB’s Career Pathways for Youth (CPY) Project; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement with Foundation for California Community Colleges, to provide payroll services, for the period of February 28, 2017 through June 1, 2017, in an amount not to exceed $226,413.00; and c) Determine that the above recommended actions are exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3), finding that the above recommended actions are covered by the general rule that CEQA applies only to projects which have the potential for causing a signPass Action details Not available
17-00148 A-16)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Ciara Wong to the Behavioral Wellness Commission, term ending January 1, 2018, Third District.Pass Action details Not available
17-00150 A-17)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of James Pearson to the Housing Authority Board of Commissioners as the North County Tenant, term ending December 31, 2018, Fourth District.Pass Action details Not available
17-00152 A-18)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of John Lizarraga to the Housing Authority Board of Commissioners, term ending December 31, 2020, Fourth District.Pass Action details Not available
17-00165 A-19)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Randall McIntosh to the Lompoc Cemetery District Board of Directors, term ending January 1, 2021, Fourth District.Pass Action details Not available
17-00156 A-20)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding approval of the Third Amendment to a Lease with Ellwood Pipeline, Inc., in County Submerged Lands, Offshore Carpinteria, First District (R/P File No.: 003657), as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Third Amendment to a Lease Agreement between the County of Santa Barbara and Ellwood Pipeline, Inc., a subsidiary of Venoco, LLC., for Ellwood’s continued use of two existing submerged oil and gas pipelines in the offshore county boundaries of Carpinteria; for an extended term of eighteen (18) months, beginning March 27, 2017, and ending September 26, 2018; and b) Determine that the proposed action is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) guidelines, pursuant to Section 15301, Existing Facilities, and Section 15261, Ongoing Project; and approve and direct staff to file and post the Notice of Exemption on that basis. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Video Video
17-00147 A-21)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the week of February 26, 2017 through March 4, 2017 as Peace Corps week in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00166 A-22)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding February 17, 2017 Storm Emergency - Proclamation Ratification, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution ratifying the Proclamation of a Local Emergency related to the Storm Emergency declared by the Director of Emergency Services on February 22, 2017, when the Board was not in session, pursuant to Government Code Section 8550 et. seq. and Chapter 12, Section 12-5(a) of the Santa Barbara County Code; b) Direct the Office of Emergency Management to return monthly for re-ratification of the Emergency until such time that the response and recovery conditions dictate otherwise; and c) Determine the above actions are not a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), pursuant to Section 15378(b)(5) of the CEQA Guidelines, because the actions consist of organizational or administrative activities of the government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
17-00187 A-23)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Joe Cole for his service on the Montecito Planning Commission.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00188 A-24)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Michael Phillips for his service on the Montecito Planning Commission.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00093 1)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Ordinance amendment to County Code Article VI Chapter 6 Related to Outdoor Festivals, as follows: a) Consider the adoption (second reading) of an Ordinance amending Section 6-70.01 of Article VI Chapter 6 of the Santa Barbara County Code related to the timing of “outdoor festivals”; and b) Determine that the above action is not a project pursuant to section 15378(b)(4) of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00143 2)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding an agreement with California Forensic Medical Group (CFMG) for health services at Sheriff and Probation detention facilities, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) (EST. TIME: 45 MIN.) a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an agreement with California Forensic Medical Group for medical and pharmaceutical management services to inmates and youth housed at the Sheriff’s Office Facilities and Probation Department facilities, provide Mental Health Services to inmates at the Sheriff Office Facilities and provide Electronic Medical Records (EMR) services in the Sheriff’s Office Facilities and Probation Department facilities for the term of April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2022 in the amount not to exceed $36,792,638.00; b) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0004914 to increase Appropriations of $472,650.00 in Sheriff General Fund for Services and Supplies funded by release of Committed Contingency Fund Balance; and c) Determine that the above actions are organizational or administrative government activities that will not result in directPass Action details Video Video
17-00140 3)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding Alcohol and Drug Program’s (ADP) Drug Medi-Cal Organized Delivery System (DMC ODS) demonstration waiver implementation plan overview, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 hour 30 minutes) a) Receive and file the Department of Behavioral Wellness ADP Implementation Plan design for the DMC ODS demonstration waiver pilot; b) Approve and authorize the Department of Behavioral Wellness to submit the Implementation Plan to the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) by May 2017; 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. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Video Video
17-00149 4)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding Isla Vista Community Services District (IVCSD) Board of Directors appointment, as follows: a) Make the finding that this appointment will serve the best interests of Santa Barbara County and the Isla Vista Community Services District, waive the requirements of Government Code section 24001 and appoint one Director to the Board of the IVCSD from the list of qualified candidates below to a two-year initial term beginning March 1, 2017: i) Robert Geis, or ii) Any other qualified candidate that submits an application on or before February 24, 2017, or that presents themselves at the hearing on February 28, 2017; and b) Determine that the appointment of the Director to the Board of Directors of the IVCSD does not constitute a project subject to environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5), as the actions are organizational or administrative activities of governments that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment. COUNTY Pass Action details Video Video