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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 5/9/2017 9:00 AM Minutes status: Approved  
Meeting location: JOSEPH CENTENO BETTERAVIA GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION BUILDING, BOARD HEARING ROOM 511 EAST LAKESIDE PARKWAY, SANTA MARIA
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
17-00346 A-1)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding impoundment of various taxing entities’ 2016-2017 property tax revenue, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve and authorize the Auditor-Controller to impound $5,957,288.00 of 2016-2017 current year taxes from various entities’ property tax revenues to mitigate potential losses from large assessment appeals filed by taxpayers; b) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0005010 to establish appropriations of $1,635,684.00 in multiple County funds and departments for an increase in nonspendable fund balance funded by property tax revenues that have been impounded due to assessment appeals filed by taxpayers; c) Approve Budget Revision Request No 0005017 to increase fund balance components of $711,084.00 in multiple County funds and departments funded by release of nonspendable fund balance due to the resolution of multiple assessment appeals cases; and d) Determine that the decision to approve and authorize the impoundment is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15378(b)(4) of the CEQA GPass Action details Not available
17-00331 A-2)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Behavioral Wellness American Baptist Homes of the West dba Valle Verde Retirement Community Fiscal Year (FY) 2017-2020 Contract Renewal, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for services of independent contractor with American Baptist Homes of the West dba Valle Verde Retirement Community (a local vendor) for provision of meals for the Psychiatric Health Facility and Crisis Stabilization Unit, for a contract amount not to exceed $156,000.00 per Fiscal Year, for a total contract amount not to exceed $468,000.00 for the period July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2020; 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 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
17-00337 A-3)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 Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc. (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 20, 2018; b) Approve and authorize the Behavioral Wellness Director to amend Exhibit B-1 (Schedule of Fees) of the Agreement for services of independent contractor with Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc., to approve rate changes and add hourly positions as needed during FY 2017-2018 without returning to the Board with a separate amendment, as long as the total contract maximum is unchanged; c) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for services of independent contractor Medical Doctor Associates (not a local vendor), for the provision of locum tenens psychiatry services, for a total contract maximum amount not to exceed $350,000.00 for FY 2Pass Action details Not available
17-00340 A-4)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Behavioral Wellness Fiscal Year (FY) 2017-2018 Coast Valley Substance Abuse Treatment Center Contract Renewal, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for services of independent contractor with Coast Valley Worship Center dba Coast Valley Substance Abuse Treatment Center (a local vendor), for the provisions of substance use disorder services, for a total contract amount not to exceed $1,091,340.00 for the period of July 1, 2017 through June 30, 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 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 Video Video
17-00214 A-5)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the termination of proclamations for two 2017 Storms Emergencies, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution terminating the Proclamations of Local Emergency for both the January 2017 and the February 2017 storms; each separately declared by the Director of Emergency Services and each ratified by the Board of Supervisors pursuant to Government Code Section 8550 et. seq. and Chapter 12, Section 12-5(a) of the Santa Barbara County Code; and b) 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
17-00335 A-6)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Public Convenience or Necessity Determination for Community Craft, Case No. 17PCN-00000-00003, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the letter and forward the application and letter to the California Department of Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC) determining that public convenience will be served by issuing the new “On-Sale Beer and Wine - Public Premises” license to Community Craft, located at 2446 Alamo Pintado Ave, Suite C, in Los Olivos; and b) Determine 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 Not available
17-00334 A-7)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Coastal Resource Enhancement Fund (CREF) Grant Contract, Third District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the CREF contract with the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center, in the amount of $27,600.00, towards the Sphinx Excavation and Restoration project for the period of May 9, 2017 to June 30, 2018; b) Approve and authorize the Director of Planning and Development, or designee, to: extend performance in accordance with Section 3 of the contract for up to and not to exceed a period of one year for good cause; to terminate the contract in accordance with Section 4 and Section 15 of the contract for failure of Grantee to provide matching funds; and to approve project changes in accordance with Section 5 of the contract, including changes to project description, reduction in the overall project budget or change in a budget item of 10 percent or more; and c) Determine that the allocation of the CREF grant for the excavation and restoration project is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to SectiPass Action details Not available
17-00336 A-8)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding exempting one Administrative Professional from the Civil Service System, as follows: a) Adopt the Personnel Resolution effective May 1, 2017 exempting the Administrative Professional position in Planning and Development Department from the County's Civil Service System; and b) Find that the above action is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines section 15378(b)(5), in that the above action involves an organizational or administrative activity of government that will not result in the direct or indirect physical change in the environment.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00333 A-9)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding donated funds from Santa Maria Joint Union High School District for non-essential flashing signals, Fourth District, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution directing and authorizing the Public Works Director or designee to receive $20,000.00 in funds from the Santa Maria Joint Union High School District in the Orcutt area for the purchase and installation of non-essential flashing signals at crosswalks; and b) Find the proposed actions are for the operation and maintenance of an existing public facility, involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond that which presently exists, that the proposed action is therefore exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to 14 CCR 15301, and approve and direct staff to file the Notice of Exemption on that basis.Pass Action details Not available
17-00330 A-10)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding construction of the 2016-2017 Countywide Preventive Maintenance Project, County Project No. 820670, as follows: a) Approve plans and specifications for construction of the 2016-2017 Countywide Preventive Maintenance Project, County Project No. 820670, on file in the Public Works Department office; b) Award the construction contract in the amount of $877,007.00 to the lowest responsible bidder, Sierra Nevada Construction, Inc. (not a local vendor) 2055 E. Greg Street, Sparks, NV 89431, subject to the provision of documents and certifications, as set forth in the plans and specifications applicable to the project, as required under California Law; c) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the construction contract, which has been reviewed and approved by County Counsel, Auditor-Controller, and Risk Manager, or their authorized representatives; d) Authorize the Public Works Director or designee to approve change orders for a contingency amount up to $56,830.00 plus an additional amount of $9,600.00 for supplemental work items for thePass Action details Not available
17-00338 A-11)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a professional services agreement with Stantec, Incorporated for design of recycled water distribution system to Waller County Park, Third and Fourth Districts, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Laguna County Sanitation District: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a professional services agreement with Stantec, Incorporated in the amount of $357,738.00 for the design of a recycled water distribution system to serve Waller County Park; b) Authorize a contingency in the amount of $30,000.00 for additional engineering that may be needed to complete work; c) Authorize the Public Works Director, or designee, to approve agreement amendments for the above contingency; and d) Find that the proposed action does not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of the California Quality Act, pursuant to 14 CCR 15378(b)(5), in that it is a government administrative activity that will not result in direct or indirect changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
17-00332 A-12)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Faraday Storm Drain Improvement Project, Third District, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Authorize the Public Works Director to advertise and receive bids for the Faraday Storm Drain Improvement Project; and b) Find that pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Article 19, Section 15304(f), a CEQA Notice of Exemption was filed with the Santa Barbara County Clerk of the Board on February 14, 2017 for construction of the Faraday Storm Drain Improvement Project. No substantial changes are proposed, no substantial changes in circumstances, and no new information of substantial importance has come to light regarding environmental effects of the project and, therefore this action is within the scope of the project covered by the Notice of Exemption and no subsequent environmental document is required.Pass Action details Not available
17-00343 A-13)Agenda ItemReceive and file the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Third Quarter (January 2017 through March 2017) report on the Treasurer’s Investment Pool, pursuant to Government Code section 53646(b).Pass Action details Not available
17-00339 A-14)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the month of May 2017 as Mental Health Month in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00345 A-15)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution recognizing the month of May 2017 as National Foster Care Month in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00347 A-16)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution to commemorate the naming of the Cedillo Community Center in Guadalupe.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00348 A-17)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution recognizing Vicki Andersen as the Santa Barbara County Arts Commission 2017 Leadership in the Arts Award recipient.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00344 A-18)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming May 19, 2017 as “Honor a Hero-Hire a Veteran Day” in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00341 1)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding Cuyama Valley Groundwater Basin Groundwater Sustainability Agency Formation, First and Fifth Districts, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR.) Acting as the Board of Directors, Water Agency: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the “Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement, Cuyama Basin Groundwater Sustainability Agency” to form a Groundwater Sustainability Agency in the Cuyama Valley Groundwater Basin; b) Adopt the Resolution entitled “Resolution to Participate in the Formation of a Groundwater Sustainability Agency Pursuant to the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act for the Cuyama Valley Groundwater Basin”; c) Appoint by Resolution Supervisor Das Williams as a Director of the Groundwater Sustainability Agency, with Chief of Staff Darcel Elliot as an alternate; d) Appoint by Resolution Fifth District Chief of Staff Cory Bantilan as a Director of the Groundwater Sustainability Agency, with an alternate to be designated by Mr. Bantilan; and e) Determine that the proposed actions are not a project under the California EnvirPass Action details Video Video
17-00342 2)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding Santa Maria Groundwater Basin Fringe Groundwater Sustainability Agency Formation, Third, Fourth and Fifth Districts, as follows: (EST. TIME: 20 MIN.) Acting as the Board of Directors, Water Agency: a) Approve forming a Groundwater Sustainability Agency and adopt the Resolution entitled “Resolution to Form a Groundwater Sustainability Agency Pursuant to the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act for Santa Maria Groundwater Basin Non-Adjudicated Fringe in Santa Barbara County”; 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. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Video Video