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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 5/2/2017 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) In re: Venoco, LLC, et al., United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware case number 17-10828 (KG). CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS (Government Code section 54956.8) Property: Assessor's Parcel Numbers 085-243-002-003, 085-243-002-013, and 085-213-017, at 303 South C Street, Lompoc, California (Fourth Supervisorial District). Agency negotiator: General Services Director Janette D. Pell. Negotiating party: Jim Raggio, CEO, Lompoc Valley Medical Center, Lompoc Healthcare District. Under negotiation: price and terms of payment.  Action details Not available
17-00325 A-1)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Behavioral Wellness Contractor on Payroll (COP) Agreements for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017-2018, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a COP Agreement with Fred Berge, MD, to provide psychiatric services for the period of July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018 in an amount not to exceed $180,180.00; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a COP Agreement with Edwin Feliciano, MD, to provide psychiatric services for the period of July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018 in an amount not to exceed $86,790.00; c) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a COP Agreement with Lawrence Levy, MD, to provide psychiatric services for the period of July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018 in an amount not to exceed $263,724.00; d) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a COP Agreement with Daniel Litten, MD, to provide psychiatric services for the period of July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018 in an amount not to exceed $60,000.00; e) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a COP Agreement with Irwin Lunianski, MD, to provide psychiatric services for thPass Action details Not available
17-00326 A-2)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Behavioral Wellness Staffing Contract Renewals for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017-2018, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Barton and Associates, Inc. (not a local vendor), for the provision of locum tenens psychiatry, nursing, and physician assistant services, for a total amount not to exceed $1,500,000.00 for the period of July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Jackson and Coker Locum Tenens, LLC (not a local vendor), for the provision of locum tenens psychiatry services, for a total amount not to exceed $1,000,000.00 for the period of July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018; c) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Locumtenens.com (not a local vendor), for the provision of locum tenens psychiatry services, for a total amount not to exceed $950,000.00 for the period of July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018; and d) Pass Action details Not available
17-00327 A-3)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Traditions Psychology Group dba Traditions Behavioral Health, Fiscal Years (FY) 2013-2017 Amendment and FY 2017-2018 Contract Renewal, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a first Amendment to the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Traditions Psychology Group, dba Traditions Behavioral Health (not a local vendor) to modify the rates, but with no change to the contract maximum amount through June 30, 2017; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Traditions Psychology Group, dba Traditions Behavioral Health (not a local vendor) to provide psychiatry services at Behavioral Wellness facilities for a total contract amount not to exceed $1,635,340.00 for the period of July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018; 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 not result in a potentially significant impact on the environment, and are thereforePass Action details Not available
17-00304 A-4)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Agreement for Professional Legal Services with Outside Counsel (Rutan and Tucker, LLP) for Consultation on Highway 101 Construction, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Agreement for Professional Legal Services between the County of Santa Barbara and Rutan and Tucker, LLP, in an amount not to exceed $40,000.00; and b) Determine that the above action is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Sections 15378(b)(4) and 15378(b)(5) because it consists of government administrative or fiscal activities that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
17-00305 A-5)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Agreement for Professional Legal Services with Outside Counsel (Rutan and Tucker, LLP) for Consultation on Validation Actions, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Agreement for Professional Legal Services with Rutan and Tucker, LLP, in an amount not to exceed $50,000; and b) Determine that the above action is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Sections 15378(b)(4) and 15378(b)(5) because it consists of government administrative or fiscal activities that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
17-00021 A-6)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding re-ratification of a Proclamation of Local Emergency caused by drought conditions, last action November 14, 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
17-00307 A-7)Agenda ItemApprove Budget Revision Requests (SEE EXHIBIT A POSTED WITH AGENDA). (4/5 Vote Required).Pass Action details Not available
17-00308 A-8)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Resolution for authorization to execute a grant agreement between Santa Barbara County Office of Emergency Management and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife-Office of Spill Prevention and Response (CDFW-OSPR) to participate in the Area Contingency Plan Program, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution authorizing designated County Officials to execute a grant agreement for $10,000.00 with CDFW-OSPR to participate in the Area Contingency Plan Program; and b) Determine that the adoption of this Resolution is categorically exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act in compliance with Section 15061 (b)(3).Pass Action details Not available
17-00310 A-9)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Northern Branch Jail Project - Brown Armstrong Audit Financial and Performance Audits for Fiscal Years 2015-2016, 2016-2017, 2017-2018 and 2018-2019, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the contract with Brown Armstrong Accountancy Corporation in the amount of $34,000.00 to perform a financial and performance audit of the AB900 Northern Branch Jail project for the Fiscal Years 2015-2016, 2016-2017, 2017-2018 and 2018-2019; 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
17-00314 A-10)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Vin De Zo replacement Agricultural Preserve Contract, in the Buellton area, Third District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a replacement Agricultural Preserve Contract, creating Agricultural Preserve, 16AGP-00000-00025, on a single nonprime preserve consisting of 521.27-acre (comprised of two APNs: 083-170-014, and -017), located approximately 1/2 mile south of Santa Rosa Road, in the Buellton area; b) Adopt a Resolution creating Agricultural Preserve, 16AGP- 00000-00025; c) Authorize recordation by the Clerk of the Board; and d) Determine that the project is exempt from environmental review pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15317, as specified in the Notice of Exemption.Pass Action details Not available
17-00311 A-11)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a contract with the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), for research, and data collection and analysis services under the Racial and Ethnic Disparities (R.E.D.) Grant, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with UCSB to provide research, data collection, and analysis services for the Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2016-2017, with a total contract amount not to exceed $50,000.00; and b) 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 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
17-00318 A-12)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a First Amendment to the CenCal Health 340B Pharmacy Network Savings Share Agreement, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve and authorize the Chair to ratify effective January 20, 2017 the First Amendment to the Santa Barbara San Luis Obispo Regional Health Authority dba CenCal Health 340B Pharmacy Network Savings Share Agreement to modify the Agreement to delete and replace Section 3.1 in its entirety and to delete Section 4 “Annual Reconciliation” in its entirety; b) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0004974 to increase appropriation, Restricted Fund Balance and corresponding revenue by $1,186,473.00 in the Public Health Department Fund 0042. Unanticipated revenues are funded by the Cencal Health Amendment which allows the Public Health Department to capture 100% of the 340B savings share effective January 20, 2017; and c) Determine that the above action is not a Project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Sections 15378(b)(4) and 15378(b)(5) because the actions consist of governmentPass Action details Not available
17-00319 A-13)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a First Amendment to the Iron Mountain Information Management Services Agreement (BC 15-120), as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a First Amendment to the Agreement with Iron Mountain Information Management, LLC (BC 15-120) for information management services, increasing funding for a total contract amount not to exceed $320,000.00 for the full term period of January 1, 2014 through June 30, 2019; and b) Determine that the recommended action is not a “Project” within the meaning of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), pursuant to CEQA Guideline Section 15378(b)(4), since the recommended action is a government fiscal activity which does not involve commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant physical impact on the environment.Pass Action details Not available
17-00320 A-14)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Lompoc Valley Community Health Organization Revenue Agreement, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement with the Lompoc Valley Community Health Organization (LVCHO) for the Public Health Department (PHD) to provide specialty infectious disease services for Federal Bureau of Prisons inmates in the Lompoc region during the term May 2, 2017 through June 30, 2018; and b) Determine that the recommended action is not a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), pursuant to CEQA Guideline Section 15378(b)(4), since the recommended action is a government fiscal activity which does not involve commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant physical impact on the environment.Pass Action details Not available
17-00301 A-15)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Cooperative Agreement with Beach Erosion Authority for Clean Oceans and Nourishment for the Rattlesnake and San Ysidro Debris Basin Removal Projects, First District, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Cooperative Agreement with the Beach Erosion Authority for Clean Oceans and Nourishment for the Rattlesnake and San Ysidro Debris Basin Removal Projects; and b) Find that the recommended action to execute a Cooperative Agreement is an activity not constituting a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act as set forth in 14 CCR 15378(b)(4).Pass Action details Not available
17-00302 A-16)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding reacquisition of Santa Barbara County Flood Control and Water Conservation District’s suspended state water, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Lead Agency Agreement with the California Department of Water Resources and the Central Coast Water Authority regarding the Proposed Project to Amend the Water Supply Contract to Reacquire Suspended State Water Project Allocation; and b) Determine that the proposed action is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act, pursuant to Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5), organization or administrative activities that will not result in a direct or indirect physical change in the environment.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00303 A-17)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Lower Mission Creek Flood Control Project Reach 2A, Second District, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Filippin Engineering, Inc. (a local vendor) for construction management and inspection services for the Lower Mission Creek Flood Control Project, Reach 2A, increasing the contract amount of $344,028.00 to a not-to-exceed amount of $481,324.00, an increase of $137,296.00, and extending the contract period from June 30, 2018 to June 30, 2019; b) Authorize an increase in the contingency in the amount of $13,729.60 to a total contingency amount to $48,132.40 with Filippin Engineering, Inc. for additional work that may be needed to complete work for the project; and c) Find that pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines section 15162, no substantial changes are proposed, there are no substantial changes in circumstances and no new informaPass Action details Not available
17-00306 A-18)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Transportation Development Act Claim for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017-2018, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Public Works Director to file a $2,448,809.00 claim with the Santa Barbara County Association of Governments for an allocation of Transportation Development Act funds for FY 2017-2018; 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)(2) (continuing administrative or maintenance activities, such as purchases for supplies, personnel-related actions, general policy and procedure making), and approve and direct staff to file a Notice of Exemption on that basis.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00328 A-19)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Sheriff’s Opioid Overdose Reversal Program and Transfer of Funds, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0004962 establishing appropriations of $12,000.00 in Sheriff’s Office General Fund for Services and Supplies funded by release of Restricted Public Safety Prop 172 fund balance, for the Sheriff’s Office purchase of 140 naloxone kits for deployment by patrol personnel within our local communities; and b) Determine that these activities are exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review per CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(4), as the recommended actions involve government fiscal activities which do not involve commitment to any specific project that may result in potentially significant physical impact on the environment.Pass Action details Not available
17-00300 A-20)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Teri Jory to the Mosquito and Vector Management District, term ending May 2, 2019, representing the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors.Pass Action details Not available
17-00298 A-21)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Michele Fitzpatrick to the Human Services Commission, term ending June 30, 2018, Second District.Pass Action details Not available
17-00299 A-22)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Monica Steiner to the Civil Service Commission, term ending May 31, 2021, Third District.Pass Action details Not available
17-00324 A-23)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Ordinance establishing fees for Extended Producer Responsibility Stewardship (EPRS) Program for Safe Drug Disposal, as follows: a) Consider the adoption (second reading) of an Ordinance establishing the EPRS fee schedule effective thirty days after final passage; and b) Determine that the recommended actions are not a Project and are exempt pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guideline Sections 15378(b)(4) and 15378(b)(5) because the actions are administrative activities of a local government and government fiscal activities which do not involve any commitment to a specific project which may result in a potentially significant physical impact on the environment and direct staff to file a Notice of Exemption.Pass Action details Not available
17-00322 A-24)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Amendment of Weight Limits Specified in County Code Section 23-10, in the First, Second, Third, and Fifth Districts, as follows: a) Adopt the Ordinance (Second Reading) amending Section 23-10 of the Santa Barbara County Code to add weight limits to Padaro Lane Bridge over Arroyo Paredon Creek, and remove weight limits from Kinevan Road Bridge over San Jose Creek 1.06 miles West of State Highway 154; San Antonio Road Bridge over San Antonio Creek; Gary Bridge on Santa Maria Mesa Road over Sisquoc River; Figueroa Mountain Road Bridge over Alamo Pintado Creek 4.2 miles Northeast of State Highway 154; and Los Carneros Road Railroad Overhead Bridge; and b) Find the proposed Ordinance amends weight limit posting conditions for existing facilities, which consists of the operation, repair, maintenance, or minor alteration of existing public structures, involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond that which currently exists, and the proposed actions are therefore exempt from California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to 14 CCR 15301(c), aPass Action details Not available
17-00323 A-25)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding establishing benefit assessments for County Service Areas 3, 31, and the North County Lighting District for Fiscal Year 2017-2018, Second, Third and Fourth Districts, as follows: (EST. TIME: 15 MIN.) a) Receive and file the reports entitled Benefit Assessment Reports for Fiscal Year 2017-2018 for County Service Area 3, County Service Area 31 and North County Lighting District with the Clerk of the Board; b) Adopt two Resolutions establishing street lighting charges for County Service Areas 3 and 31 for Fiscal Year 2017-2018; c) Do not establish the benefit assessment in those portions of the North County Lighting District authorized to do so for Fiscal Year 2017-2018; and d) Adopt the findings in the Notice of Exemption that the proposed action is for the establishment of benefit assessment rates for services provided by County Service Areas 3 and 31, that no expansion of services or facilities will result, that revenues will be used for meeting operating expenses and financial reserve needs and requirements, and that the actioPass Action details Not available
17-00321 A-26)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding Laguna County Sanitation District, Ordinance relative to service charges, connection fees, and trunk line fees and Resolution relative to collection of service charges on the tax roll, Third, Fourth and Fifth Districts, as follows: (EST. TIME: 15 MIN.) Acting as the Board of Directors, Laguna County Sanitation District: a) Adopt the Ordinance amending Ordinance No. 3130 and Ordinance 4142 to revise service charges, connection fees and other related fees; b) Adopt a Resolution authorizing the collection of said charges on the tax roll; and c) Adopt the findings in the Notice of Exemption that the proposed action is for the establishment of rates for services provided by the Laguna County Sanitation District, that no expansion of services or facilities will result, and that any increased revenues will be used for meeting operating expenses and financial reserve needs and requirements, and that the action is therefore exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to 14 CCR Section 15273 and approve the filing of a Pass Action details Not available
17-00309 A-27)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the week of May 1, 2017 through May 7, 2017 as “Elks National Youth Week” in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
17-00316 A-28)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring the life and contributions of Michael Towbes.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00312 A-29)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the month of May 2017 as Water Awareness Month in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00313 A-30)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Joddi Leipner of the Public Works Department as the May 2017 Employee of the Month in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00315 A-31)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming May 6, 2017 as “National Nurses Day” and the week of May 6, 2017 through May 12, 2017 as “National Nurses Week” in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00329 1)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding 2017-2018 Countywide Proposed Library Budget Update, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR.) a) Receive and file an update on the County-wide library system and changes to the Zone 1 operating budget proposed by the Zone 1 Administrator, the City of Santa Barbara, for Fiscal Year 2017-2018; b) Provide staff with direction regarding the City of Santa Barbara’s proposed budget for Zone 1, and the County Community Services Department’s engagement of a library consultant; and c) 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) (5), as the actions are organizational or administrative activities of governments that will not result in the direct or indirect physical changes in the environment, and direct staff to file a Notice of Exemption. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Video Video
17-00329  Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding 2017-2018 Countywide Proposed Library Budget Update, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR.) a) Receive and file an update on the County-wide library system and changes to the Zone 1 operating budget proposed by the Zone 1 Administrator, the City of Santa Barbara, for Fiscal Year 2017-2018; b) Provide staff with direction regarding the City of Santa Barbara’s proposed budget for Zone 1, and the County Community Services Department’s engagement of a library consultant; and c) 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) (5), as the actions are organizational or administrative activities of governments that will not result in the direct or indirect physical changes in the environment, and direct staff to file a Notice of Exemption. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Not available
17-00329  Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding 2017-2018 Countywide Proposed Library Budget Update, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR.) a) Receive and file an update on the County-wide library system and changes to the Zone 1 operating budget proposed by the Zone 1 Administrator, the City of Santa Barbara, for Fiscal Year 2017-2018; b) Provide staff with direction regarding the City of Santa Barbara’s proposed budget for Zone 1, and the County Community Services Department’s engagement of a library consultant; and c) 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) (5), as the actions are organizational or administrative activities of governments that will not result in the direct or indirect physical changes in the environment, and direct staff to file a Notice of Exemption. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Not available
17-00295 2)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding Extra Help Services and Retirement Waiver for the Office of Public Defender, as follows: (EST. TIME: 5 MIN.) a) In accordance with California Government Code Section 7522.56(f)(1), certify that the appointment of retired County employee Robert Ikola is necessary to fill a critical need in the Office of Public Defender before 180 days have passed from his date of retirement; b) Approve and authorize the Office of Public Defender to appoint retired employee, Robert Ikola, as an Extra Help employee to provide client representation, training and supervision duties on a part time basis not to exceed 960 hours of annual service; and c) Determine that the above actions are organizational and administrative activities of government that are not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to section 15378(b)(5) of the CEQA Guidelines. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Video Video
17-00296 3)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding Santa Barbara County Calle Real Solar Array Five-year Update, Second District, as follows: (EST. TIME: 10 MIN.) a) Receive and file the Santa Barbara County Calle Real Solar Array Five-year Update; and b) Determine that the proposed actions are not a “project” as defined by the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15378(b) (5), as it is an administrative activity that will not result in direct or indirect changes in the environment. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Video Video
17-00297 4)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding Cachuma Project - Water Service Contract Renewal, as follows: (EST. TIME: 45 MIN.) Acting as the Board of Directors, Water Agency: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign a letter to the United States Bureau of Reclamation to request renewal of the Water Service Contract for the Cachuma Project and initiate negotiations with the United States Bureau of Reclamation; and b) Find that the recommended action a, to authorize the Chair to sign a letter to request renewal of the Water Services Contact for the Cachuma Project and to initiate negotiations with the United States Bureau of Reclamation, is organizational or administrative activities that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes to the environment and therefore do not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act, as set forth in 14 CCR 15378(b)(5). COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Video Video
17-00228 5)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding an extension of the Nonmedical Marijuana Interim Urgency Ordinance that the Board of Supervisors adopted on April 4, 2017, as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Receive and file a report that describes the measures taken to alleviate the condition which led to the adoption of the Nonmedical Marijuana Interim Urgency Ordinance, pursuant to Government Code section 65858(d); b) Adopt the urgency Ordinance which extends the Nonmedical Marijuana Interim Urgency Ordinance by 22 months and 15 days, thereby extending the temporary moratorium on any activities associated with the Adult Use of Marijuana Act (AUMA), including the cultivation, distribution, transportation, storage, manufacturing, processing, and selling of nonmedical marijuana, nonmedical marijuana products, and industrial hemp, and on personal outdoor cultivation (Case No. 17ORD-00000-00004); c) Determine that the Nonmedical Marijuana Interim Urgency Ordinance is not subject to the requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), pursuant to CEQA Guidelines secPass Action details Video Video