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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 7/11/2017 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. Zinke, etc., et al., United States District Court for the Central District of California, case number 2:17-cv-703-SVW-AFM. County of Santa Barbara, California, et al. v. Pacific Regional Director, Bureau of Indian Affairs, United States Department of the Interior Office of Hearings and Appeals, Interior Board of Indian Appeals, docket numbers 16-051, 16-053, and 16-054. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-ANTICIPATED LITIGATION (Paragraph (4) of subdivision (d) of Government Code section 54956.9) Deciding whether to initiate civil litigation: two cases. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-ANTICIPATED LITIGATION (Paragraph (2) of subdivision (d) of Government Code section 54956.9) Significant exposure to civil litigation: one case. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS (Subdivision (a) of Government Code section 54957.6) Employee organizations: all bargaining units, unrepresented employees, managers, and executives. Agency-desig  Action details Not available
17-00520 A-1)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a financial and accounting services Agreement with Isla Vista Community Services District, as follows: a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement with Isla Vista Community Services District for the period July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018 for financial and accounting services to Isla Vista Community Services District; b) Delegate authority to the Auditor-Controller to exercise annual contract renewals under the same terms and conditions for FY 2018-2019 and 2019-2020; and c) Determine that the actions above are not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15378(b)(4) of the CEQA Guidelines, because they are government fiscal activities which do not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant physical effect on the environment.Pass Action details Not available
17-00545 A-2)Agenda ItemApprove Budget Revisions and transfers necessary to close the County’s accounting records for all County funds for the Fiscal Year ended June 30, 2017 (Fiscal Year 2016-2017). (4/5 Vote Required)Pass Action details Not available
17-00521 A-3)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Second Amendment with PathPoint for Fiscal Years (FY) 2016-2019, as follows: a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute a Second Amendment for Services of Independent Contractor with PathPoint (a local vendor), for the provision of mental health and residential services, to revise the contract language for FY 2017-2019 but with no change to original maximum contract amount through June 30, 2019; and b) Determine that the above actions are organizational or administrative actions of government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment, pursuant to section 15378(b)(5) of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) guidelines.Pass Action details Not available
17-00537 A-4)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Contractor on Payroll Agreement with Harold Ginsberg, M.D. for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017-2018, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute a Contractor On Payroll Agreement with Harold Ginsberg, M.D., to provide psychiatric services for the period of July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018 in an amount not to exceed $45,760.00; and b) Determine that the above actions are government fiscal activities or funding mechanisms which do not involve and 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
17-00539 A-5)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Fiscal Year (FY) 2017-2020 Institutions for Mental Disease/Residential Mental Health Contract Renewals, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for services of Independent Contractor with Crestwood Behavioral Health Center, Inc. (not a local vendor), an institution for mental disease, for a contract amount not to exceed $850,000.00 per FY, and a total maximum contract amount not to exceed $2,550,000.00 for the period of July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2020; b) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement of services of Independent Contractor with Merced Behavioral Center (not a local vendor), an institution for mental disease, for a contract amount not to exceed $550,000.00 per FY, and a total maximum contract amount not to exceed $1,650,000.00 for the period of July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2020; c) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement of services of Independent Contractor with Sylmar Health and Rehabilitation Center (not a local vendor) an institution foPass Action details Not available
17-00538 A-6)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a contract renewal with Community Health Centers of the Central Coast for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017-2020, as follows: a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Community Health Centers of the Central Coast (CHCCC) (a local vendor), for the provision of mental health prevention services, not to exceed $146,565.00 per fiscal year for FY 2017-2018, FY 2018-2019, and FY 2019-2020, for a total maximum contract amount not to exceed $439,695.00 for the period of July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2020; and b) Determine that the above actions are organizational or administrative actions of government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment, pursuant to section 15378(b)(5) of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) guidelines.Pass Action details Not available
17-00522 A-7)Agenda ItemApprove the appointment of Susan Salcido as a permanent regular Community Member of the First 5 Children and Families Commission of Santa Barbara County beginning July 11, 2017.Pass Action details Not available
17-00518 A-8)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Lease Agreement with AT&T Wireless at Rincon Park, Carpinteria, (R/P File No.: 003017), First District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Lease Agreement between the County and AT&T Wireless for AT&T’s continued operation and maintenance of a wireless communication facility on a portion of the County-owned property known as Rincon Park, located at 100 South Bates Road, in Carpinteria, also known as Assessor’s Parcel Number 001-220-100, for a term of ten (10) years for an annual base rent of Thirty Four Thousand Six Hundred Sixty-Eight Dollars and 60/100 Dollars ($34,668.60); and b) Determine that the proposed action of approving AT&T’s continued leasing, operation and maintenance of the wireless communication facility is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) guidelines, pursuant to Section 15301, Existing Facilities, and approve and direct staff to file and post the Notice of Exemption on that basis.Pass Action details Not available
17-00540 A-9)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Job Order Contracting Report and Second Amendment to the Agreement with The Gordian Group, as follows: a) Receive and file a report on the pilot year of the Santa Barbara County Job Order Contracting (JOC) program and strategic plan for the second year; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Second Amendment to the Agreement with The Gordian Group, Inc. to exercise the second option to renew the term for one additional year through September 22, 2018; and c) Find that the proposed actions are administrative or other fiscal activities that do not involve commitment to any specific project, and therefore not a “project” under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to 14 CCR 15378(b) (4), (b)(5).Pass Action details Not available
17-00536 A-10)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Fifth Amendment to a Contract with the City of Lompoc for Animal Services, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute the Fifth Amendment to the Agreement between the County of Santa Barbara and the City of Lompoc for Animal Services for the term of July 1, 2017 through July 31, 2017; and b) Find that the proposed action does not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), pursuant to Section 15378(b)(4) of the CEQA Guidelines, because it consists 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, and direct staff to file the Notice of Exemption.Pass Action details Not available
17-00533 A-11)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding South Coast Recycling and Transfer Station Storm Drain Improvements Project, County Project 828369, Second District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Public Works Director to advertise and receive bids for the South Coast Recycling and Transfer Station Storm Drain Improvements Project; and b) Find that the proposed South Coast Recycling and Transfer Station Storm Drain Improvements Project is associated with the construction of a limited number of new, small structures where the proposed action is therefore exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to Guideline Section 14 CCR 15303 (c) new construction or conversion of small structures, and guideline section 14 ccr 15304 (a) minor alterations to land, 14 CCR 15282(k) other statutory exemptions, and direct the Clerk of the Board to file the Notice of Exemption for the proposed project.Pass Action details Not available
17-00525 A-12)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the construction of the San Jose Creek Bike Path, County Project No. 862085, Second District, as follows: a) Approve the plans and specifications for construction of the San Jose Creek Bike Path Project, on file in the Public Works Department office; b) Award the construction contract in the amount of $586,787.40 to the lowest responsible bidder, Lash Construction, Inc., 721 Carpinteria Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93103 (a local vendor) 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) Approve and authorize the Public Works Director or designee to approve change orders for a contingency amount up to $44,889.00 plus an additional amount of $61,000.00 for supplemental work items for San Jose Creek Bike Path Project, for a tPass Action details Not available
17-00535 A-13)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a contract with KNN Public Finance, LLC to provide financial advisory services for the Proposed Tajiguas Resource Recovery Project, First, Second, and Third Districts, as follows: a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with KNN Public Finance, LLC in an amount not to exceed $50,000.00 to provide financial advisory services associated with financing for the Tajiguas Resource Recovery Project; and b) Determine that the above action is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5), because it consists of organizational or administrative activities that will not result in a direct or indirect physical change in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
17-00531 A-14)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Amendment No. 2 to Contract BC 16-195, with Raminha Construction, Inc., for Construction of Tajiguas Sanitary Landfill Partial Final Closure Project (Phase 2 and 3), County Project No. 129913, Third District, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Amendment No. 2 to contract BC 16-195 with Raminha Construction, Inc. for the construction of the Tajiguas Landfill Phase 2 and 3 Partial Final Closure Project, increasing the contract amount by $550,000.00, resulting in a total contract amount of $7,179,758.25 including contingency and supplemental items and Amendment No. 1; and b) Find that pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines Section 15162, no substantial changes are proposed, and no new information of substantial importance has come to light regarding environmental effects of the Tajiguas Sanitary Landfill Partial Final Closure Project (Phase 2 and 3), or of the sufficiency or feasibility of mitigation measures, therefore the construction of the project is within the scope of the pPass Action details Not available
17-00534 A-15)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Tajiguas Sanitary Landfill Groundwater Protection System Phases 3C and 3D-1, County Project No. 828361, Third District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Director of Public Works to advertise for bids on the construction of the Tajiguas Sanitary Landfill Groundwater Protection System Phases 3C and 3D-1 (Project No. 828361); and b) Find that pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines Section 15162, no substantial changes are proposed, and no new information of substantial importance has come to light regarding environmental effects of the Tajiguas Sanitary Landfill Groundwater Protection System Phases 3C and 3D-1 (Project No. 828361) or of the sufficiency or feasibility of mitigation measures, and therefore the project and the authorization to advertise for construction is within the scope of the project covered by the Tajiguas Landfill Expansion Project EIR (01-EIR-05) certified by the Board of Supervisors on August 13, 2002, the Addendum to 01-EIR-05 dated November 8, 2006 and accepted by the Board of Supervisors on DPass Action details Not available
17-00541 A-16)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding purchasing authorization for traffic signal and lighting components, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Purchasing Agent to waive competitive bidding to procure traffic device components parts, supplies and services used in installation and repair of traffic devices, without competitive bids on an as-needed basis, effective through June 30, 2020; and b) Determine that the proposed actions are not a “project” under the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to Section 14 CCR 15378, as they involve administrative and other general policy and procedure making activities that will not result indirect or indirect physical changes to the environment, and direct staff to file a Notice of Exemption on that basis.Pass Action details Not available
17-00527 A-17)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Annual Maintenance Plan, Fiscal Year 2017-2018, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Find that the proposed actions described in the Exempt Facilities Section of the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Annual Routine Maintenance Plan are for the operation and maintenance of existing public structures, facilities or topographical features, involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond that which presently exists and that the proposed actions are therefore exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to 14 CCR 15301, and direct the Clerk of the Board to file the California Environmental Quality Act Notice of Exemption for each exempt facility described in the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Annual Routine Maintenance Plan; b) Find that pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines Section 15162, no new effects will occur and no new mitigation measures would be required as a result of the project and therefore pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act GuidePass Action details Not available
17-00524 A-18)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Santa Maria Airport Ditch Improvement Project, Fourth District, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Approve plans and specifications for the Santa Maria Airport Ditch Improvement Project; b) Award the construction contract for the Santa Maria Airport Ditch Improvement Project, in the amount of $1,112,684.00 to the lowest responsible bidder CalPortland Construction (a local vendor), subject to the provisions of documents and certifications, as set forth in the plans and specifications applicable to the project and as required by law; c) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the construction contract upon return of the contractor’s executed contract documents, and the review and approval of the County Counsel, Auditor-Controller, and Risk Manager or their authorized representatives; d) Approve and authorize the Public Works Director or designee to order the performance of itemized supplemental work, as provided in the construction contract, in the amount not to exceePass Action details Not available
17-00526 A-19)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Unit II Channel Improvements Project, Fifth District, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Approve plans and specifications for the Unit II Channel Improvements Project; b) Award the construction contract for the Unit II Channel Improvements Project, in the amount of $1,840,622.95 to the lowest responsible bidder Whitaker Construction Group (a tri-county vender), subject to the provisions of documents and certifications, as set forth in the plans and specifications applicable to the project and as required by law; c) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the construction contract upon return of the contractor’s executed contract documents, and the review and approval of the County Counsel, Auditor-Controller, and Risk Manager or their authorized representatives; d) Approve and authorize the Public Works Director or designee to order the performance of itemized supplemental work, as provided in the construction contract, in the amount not to exceed $11,000.00 for the Unit II ChannPass Action details Not available
17-00532 A-20)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Agreement between the Laguna County Sanitation District and the City of Santa Maria, Fourth and Fifth Districts, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Laguna County Sanitation District: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an agreement between the Laguna County Sanitation District and the City of Santa Maria to exchange sewer services; and b) 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
17-00523 A-21)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the appointment of Workforce Development Board members, as follows: a) Approve the appointment of Anthony Beebe and Scott Ericson to the Workforce Development Board (WDB) with terms to expire July 31, 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
17-00530 A-22)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Santa Maria Joint Union High School District voter approved bond issuance, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution regarding the issuance of bonds by the Santa Maria Joint Union High School District, the levy of taxes and directing the County Auditor-Controller to maintain taxes on the tax roll, in accordance with Education Code Section 15140(b); and b) Determine that the above action does not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in 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) of the CEQA Guidelines.Pass Action details Not available
17-00547 A-23)Appointment/BOS itemConsider recommendations regarding a Resolution declaring that the County of Santa Barbara will continue to support climate action to meet the Paris Agreement and directing the County Executive Officer (CEO) to register the County of Santa Barbara as a signatory to the “We Are Still In” open letter to the international community and parties to the Paris Agreement from U.S. State and Local Governments, Universities, and Businesses, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution in support of the Paris Climate Agreement and the “We Are Still In” effort; b) Direct the CEO to register the County of Santa Barbara as a signatory to the “We are Still In” effort; and c) Determine that the above actions are organizational or administrative activities of government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment and are not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to section 15378(b)(5) of the CEQA Guidelines.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00517 A-24)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Forest Starr to the Los Alamos Planning Advisory Committee, term ending December 31, 2020, Third District.Pass Action details Not available
17-00519 A-25)Appointment/BOS itemApprove reappointments to the Central County Board of Architectural Review, terms ending December 31, 2020, Third District, as follows: a) Robin Brady, Regular Member; b) Bethany Clough, Regular Member; c) Greg Donovan, Regular Member; d) C. Puck Erickson-Lohnas, Regular Member; e) Kris Miller Fisher, Regular Member; f) Lowell Lash, Alternate Member; and g) Owen Wright, Alternate Member.Pass Action details Not available
17-00542 A-26)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Kim Yasuda to the Arts Commission, term ending June 30, 2019, Third District.Pass Action details Not available
17-00544 A-27)Appointment/BOS itemConsider recommendations regarding Approval of a Contract with the Santa Maria Fairpark for the 2017 Veterans Stand Down, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a contract between the County of Santa Barbara and the Santa Maria Fairpark for the Santa Barbara County Veterans Stand Down on October 21, 2017; and b) Find that the proposed action consists of the normal operation of existing facilities for public gatherings for the purpose for which the facilities were designed, and is therefore exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to 14 CCR 15322 and direct staff to file a Notice of Exemption with the Clerk of the Board on that basis.Pass Action details Not available
17-00516 A-28)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Christine Farro upon her retirement from the Department of Social Services after over 27 years of exemplary service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
17-00548 A-29)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution declaring Santa Barbara County to be a Bicycle Friendly County.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00543 A-30)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Chief Investigator Dave Saunders upon his retirement from the District Attorney after nearly 15 years of faithful and distinguished service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00515 A-31)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring the District Attorney’s Elder Abuse Outreach Team as the July 2017 Employees of the Month in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00422 1)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding a revised Ordinance to amend “Chapter 7 - Animals and Fowl” Vicious and Restricted Dogs of the Santa Barbara County Code and recommended revisions to the Animal Services Fee Ordinance, as follows: (EST. TIME: 45 MIN.) a) Receive and file a presentation regarding proposed amendments to Chapter 7 - Animals and Fowl, Article VIII. - Vicious and Restricted Dogs and recommended new Fees; b) Approve the introduction (First Reading) of an Ordinance amending County Code Chapter 7 - Animals and Fowl, Article VIII. - Vicious and Restricted Dogs; c) Read the title of the Ordinance into the record and waive full reading of the Ordinance; d) Continue to the Administrative Agenda of October 3, 2017 to consider the adoption; e) Approve the introduction (First Reading) of an Ordinance amending the Animal Services Fee Schedule by adding a surcharge to the licensing fee for a dog declared restricted, a new fee for the cost of a Hearing for a Vicious or Restricted dog, adding a fine for a violation of a restriction placed on a Restricted Dog aPass Action details Video Video
17-00512 2)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider the appeal filed by Rancho La Laguna LLC, and La Laguna Ranch Company, LLC of the Planning Commission’s May 31, 2017 denial of the Rancho La Laguna Tract Map and State Small Water System project, Case Nos. 06TRM-00000-00002/TM 14,709 and 16CUP-00000-00030, Assessor Parcel Nos. 133-080-026, 133-080-036, and a portion of 133-080-037 located at the intersection of Alisos Canyon and Foxen Canyon Roads, approximately 7.5 miles northeast of Los Alamos, Third and Fifth Districts, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR. 30 MIN.) a) Deny the appeal, Case No. 17APL-00000-00004; b) Make the required findings for denial of the project, including the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Findings; c) Determine that denial of the project (Case Nos. 06TRM-00000-00002/TM 14,709, 16CUP-00000-00030) is exempt from CEQA pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15270; and d) Deny the project de novo (Case Nos. 06TRM-00000-00002/TM 14,709, 16CUP-00000-00030). COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Video Video
17-00528 3)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding a waiver of retirement exclusion for Nora Lewis, Health Care Practitioner, for the Primary Care and Family Health Division of the Public Health Department (PHD), as follows: (EST. TIME: 5 MIN.) a) Approve and authorize the Public Health Department Director to hire retired Health Care Practitioner, Nora Lewis as Extra Help, to provide clinical services for an amount not to exceed $30,000.00 for the period of July 12, 2017 through June 30, 2018; b) In accordance with California Government Code Section 7522.56(f)(1), certify that the following Agreement with a retired County employee is necessary to provide critically needed services related to the provision of patient care within the Primary Care and Family Health Division of the Public Health Department, before 180 days have passed from the date of retirement; 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 GuidelPass Action details Video Video
17-00423 4)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Ordinance Amending the Animal Services Fee Schedule, as follows: a) Consider the adoption (Second Reading) of an Ordinance amending the Animal Services Fee for Rabies vaccinations, with an effective date of August 18, 2017; and b) Determine that adoption of the Ordinance is exempt from California Environmental Quality Act review pursuant to 14 CCR 15273 and Public Resources Code Section 21080, subdivision (b)(8)(A) and (B), in that the fees will be used for operating expenses and for the purchase of supplies, equipment and materials, and direct staff to file a Notice of Exemption.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00529 5)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding public comments received and funding recommendations on (1) draft Fiscal Year (FY) 2017-2018 Action Plan and (2) draft FY 2014-2015, FY 2015-2016 and FY 2016-2017 Action Plan Substantial Amendments, as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Receive and file a staff report on the Santa Barbara County HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) Consortium and Santa Barbara Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Urban County Partnership draft FY 2017-2018 Action Plan (Action Plan), which includes recommendations for the award of CDBG funds; b) Receive and file a staff report on the Santa Barbara County HOME Consortium and Santa Barbara CDBG Urban County Partnership draft FY 2014-2015, FY 2015-2016 and FY 2016-2017 Action Plan Substantial Amendments (Amendments); c) Consider public comments received on the draft Amendments and draft Action Plan during the fourteen (14) day public comment period, which commenced on June 27, 2017 and concludes at the end of the Board’s public hearing on these items on July 11, 2017; d) Consider and approve the recommenPass Action details Video Video
17-00496 6)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding a Consumer Price Index (CPI) adjustment of the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Library Special Tax Rate for County Service Area (CSA) No. 3 (greater Goleta), Second and Third Districts, as follows: (EST. TIME: 10 MIN.) a) Adopt the Resolution that confirms the Report and adjusts the FY 2017-2018 library special tax rate in CSA No. 3 by 1.9%; and b) Determine that the above recommendation 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 project is a creation of a governmental funding mechanism or other 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 direct staff to file a Notice of Exemption (NOE). COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Video Video
17-00497 7)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Special Tax Levy for the County of Santa Barbara Community Facilities District No. 2002-1 (Orcutt Community Plan) and for the County of Santa Barbara Community Facilities District No. 2004-1 (Providence Landing), as follows: (EST. TIME: 10 MIN.) a) Receive the Administration Reports summarizing the Proposed Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Special Tax Levy for the County of Santa Barbara Community Facilities District No. 2002-1 (Orcutt Community Plan) and for the County of Santa Barbara Community Facilities District No. 2004-1 (Providence Landing); b) Adopt a Resolution levying special taxes within the County of Santa Barbara Community Facilities District No. 2002-1 (Orcutt Community Plan); c) Adopt a Resolution levying special taxes within the County of Santa Barbara Community Facilities District No. 2004-1 (Providence Landing); d) Certify the list of all parcels within the County of Santa Barbara Community Facilities District No. 2002-1 (Orcutt Community Plan) subject to the special tax levy including the amouPass Action details Video Video
17-00495 8)Agenda ItemConsider the introduction of an Ordinance that supersedes and replaces Ordinance No. 4868 and provides for the contribution of revenues from the County of Santa Barbara Community Services Department's adopted budget to supplement the County of Santa Barbara Community Facilities District No. 2002-1 (Orcutt Community Plan) for the maintenance of parks, parkways and open space, Fourth District, as follows: a) Consider the adoption (second reading) of the Ordinance, which supersedes and replaces Ordinance No. 4868 and authorizes the use of County funds necessary to supplement the County of Santa Barbara Community Facilities District No. 2002-1 (Orcutt Community Plan) for the maintenance of parks; and b) Determine that the adoption of the Ordinance is 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 project is a creation of a governmental funding mechanism or other government fiscal activity, and which does not involve any commitment to any specific proPass Action details Video Video
17-00388 9)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a proposed Ordinance and Resolution providing the modification of office hours for a family friendly winter break schedule, as follows: a) Consider adoption (second reading) of an Ordinance amending Chapter 27 Section 27-3 of the County Code relating to office hours generally; b) Adopt a Resolution authorizing the closure of County offices to the maximum extent possible from December 26, 2017 through December 29, 2017; and c) Find that the introduction and adoption of this Ordinance and Resolution are not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15378(b)(5) of the CEQA Guidelines, in that they are administrative activities that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00546 10)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding a status report on the Ad Hoc Subcommittee on Cannabis Operations and discussion of conceptual cannabis licensing and land use permitting options, as follows: (EST. TIME: 3 HR.) a) Receive and file a report on cannabis licensing types, land use options and the status of the Ad Hoc Subcommittee on Cannabis; b) Provide direction to staff on conceptual licensing and land use options; c) Direct staff to provide an update to the Board in November on the status of local cannabis regulations including potential business licenses; d) Provide other direction to staff; and e) Determine pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines 15378(b)(5) that the above actions are not a project subject to CEQA review because they are administrative activities that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Video Video