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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 8/29/2017 9:00 AM Minutes status: Approved  
Meeting location: JOSEPH CENTENO BETTERAVIA GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION BUILDING, BOARD HEARING ROOM 511 EAST LAKESIDE PARKWAY, SANTA MARIA
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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
17-00654 A-1)Agenda ItemApprove the appointment of Brook Williams to the Agricultural Advisory Committee, nominated by the Santa Barbara Vintner’s Association.Pass Action details Not available
17-00655 A-2)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Weights and Measures Weighmaster Agreement No. 17-0315-000-SA, as follows: a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute an agreement with the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) for the County Weighmaster Compliance Program of Santa Barbara County for the period of July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018 in the amount of $2,160.00; and b) Determine that the proposed action involves government funding mechanisms and/or fiscal activities and is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines section 15378(b)(4) and direct staff to file a Notice of Exemption.Pass Action details Not available
17-00670 A-3)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an agreement with Aurora Vista Del Mar for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017-2018 (August through October 2017), as follows: a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Aurora Vista Del Mar Hospital (not a local vendor), for the provision of Acute Inpatient Services, for a new total contract amount not to exceed $1,519,700.00 from August 1, 2017 through October 31, 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 a potentially significant 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
17-00661 A-4)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the execution of a grant agreement between the County of Santa Barbara and the City of Santa Barbara for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017-2018 Arts and Culture Programs and Projects, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an agreement with the City of Santa Barbara for the period of July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018, for implementation of the arts grant program administered by the County’s Office of Arts and Culture as well as staffing costs; the sum of these services being $475,100.00; and b) Determine that the approval and execution of the Agreement is 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 action is a 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 physical impact on the environment, and direct staff to file a Notice of Exemption.Pass Action details Not available
17-00664 A-5)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding approval of Amendment No. 2 to the Professional Services Contract with Anacomp Inc. for Microfiche Conversion Services, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 2 to the County's existing contract with Anacomp Inc. for Microfiche Conversion Services (Contract No. BC 15-066) to extend performance of the contract until October 31, 2017 with no additional cost to the County; b) Approve and authorize the Director of Planning and Development, or designee, to make immaterial changes in accordance with Section 33; and c) Find that the proposed Amendment No. 2 is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5) in that the Agreement 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 Not available
17-00653 A-6)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparity (R.E.D.) Grant proposal, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Acting Chief Probation Officer to submit the grant proposal and to execute the Grant Award Agreement and accept the anticipated funding of the 2018 Board of State and Community Corrections, R.E.D. Grant in the amount of $147,940.00 for the period covering October 1, 2017, to September 30, 2018; 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
17-00574 A-7)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding prohibiting the use of Painted Cave Road and a portion of San Marcos Road by certain vehicles via amendment of County Code Section 23.13-11, Second District, as follows: a) Adopt an Ordinance (Second Reading) amending Santa Barbara County Code, Chapter 23, Section 23-13.11, to prohibit the use of Painted Cave Road and a portion of San Marcos Road by certain vehicles in the unincorporated Goleta area of the Second District; and b) Find the proposed Ordinance prohibiting the use of Painted Cave Road and a portion of San Marcos Road by certain vehicles is for the operation and maintenance 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), and approve and direct staff to file a Notice of Exemption on that basis.Pass Action details Not available
17-00663 A-8)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Lower Mission Creek - Reach 2A revised Exhibit A to the Resolution of Necessity for Easement Acquisitions (APN: 033-074-001), Second District, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) Acting as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Approve and authorize the Clerk of the Board to amend the general description of the permanent easement in the March 15, 2016 Resolution of Necessity (Resolution) including adding a sketch of the “Open Channel Area” for the acquisition of a permanent easement necessary for the Lower Mission Creek - 2A Project (Project), on the property located at 134 Chapala Street, Santa Barbara (Property); with the description set forth in the Resolution which more accurately conforms to the Project; and b) Find that pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Section 15162, no new effects will occur and no new mitigation measures would be required as a result of the approval of the recommended action and therefore, pursuant to CEQA Section 15162, the action is within the scope of the Pass Action details Not available
17-00662 A-9)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the purchase of aviation equipment for a Sheriff’s Office airplane with federal funds, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the County Purchasing Agent, pursuant to County Code Section 2-39, to purchase aviation equipment from Avalex Technologies and Aero Avionics, Inc. using federal funds; and b) Find that this action is not a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act, pursuant to 14 CCR 1578 (b)(2), in that it is a continuing administrative activity that will not result in a direct physical change in the environment and approve the filing of a Notice of Exemption on that basis.Pass Action details Not available
17-00652 A-10)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Third Amendment to an Agreement with Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County for 211 Helpline Service, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Third Amendment to the Agreement with Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County to provide the 211 Helpline Service for a total contract amount not to exceed $174,747.00 for the period from July 1, 2017, through June 30, 2018; and b) 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 significant effect on the environment, and where it can be seen with certainty that there is no possibility that the activity may have a significant effect on the environment, the activities are not subject to CEQA.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00658 A-11)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of John Parke to the Historic Landmarks Advisory Commission, term ending January 1, 2021, Third District.Pass Action details Not available
17-00659 A-12)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Ann Glasgow to the Human Services Commission, term ending August 18, 2020, Third District.Pass Action details Not available
17-00666 A-13)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider the Planning Commission recommendations to approve the Los Alamos Cemetery Project, which will effectuate a proposed land exchange of 0.9 acres between the Los Alamos Cemetery and the adjacent Carrari Family Trust parcel, Third District, as follows: (EST. TIME: 15 MIN.) a) Make the required findings for approval of the project; b) Determine that the project is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15305(a) and 15061(b)(3); c) Adopt a Resolution amending the Los Alamos Community Plan and San Antonio Creek Rural Regions Land Use Designations Map, (16GPA-00000-00002), including amending the adopted boundaries of the Community Plan, the Urban Area, the Rural Area, and the Agricultural Commercial and “Cemetery” land use designations; d) Adopt the Zoning Map Amendment Ordinance rezoning 0.90 acres of the Carrari Family Trust property from AG-II-100 to Professional Institutional (PI) with -LA Overlay Zone and rezoning 0.90 acres of the Los Alamos Cemetery District property from PI to AG-II-100 and removPass Action details Not available
17-00667 A-14)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding amendments to Chapter 14, Grading Code, as follows: a) Consider and approve the adoption (second reading) of an Ordinance amending Chapter 14 of the Santa Barbara County Code, Grading Code, to clarify the 50 cubic yard exemption and add language to the definition of compaction to exclude compaction as a factor in the calculation of grading; and b) Determine that this Ordinance amendment is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Section 15061(b)(3), because there is no possibility that the action in question may have a significant effect on the environment.Pass Action details Not available
17-00669 A-15)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider the recommendations of the County and Montecito Planning Commissions to approve Case Nos. 16ORD-00000-00014, 16ORD-00000-00015 and 16ORD-00000-00016 which would amend, respectively, the County Land Use and Development Code, the Montecito Land Use and Development Code, and the Article II Coastal Zoning Ordinance, to revise existing development standards and permit procedures in order to implement recent State legislation regarding accessory dwelling units, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR. 30 MIN.) a) Consider recommendations regarding Case No. 16ORD-00000-00014 (County LUDC Amendment), as follows: i) Make the findings for approval, including the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) findings, of the proposed Ordinance; ii) Determine that the adoption of this Ordinance is statutorily exempt from CEQA pursuant to Section 15282(h) of the Guidelines for Implementation of CEQA; and iii) Adopt an Ordinance (Case No. 16ORD-00000-00014) amending Section 35-1, the Santa Barbara County Land Use and Development Code, of Chapter 35, Zoning, of the County Code; Pass Action details Not available
17-00665 A-16)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding a proposed amendment to “Chapter 7 - Animals and Fowl” of the Santa Barbara County Code, as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Receive and file a presentation regarding a proposed amendment to Chapter 7 - Animals and Fowl, Article III. - Licenses and Tags -Required; b) Approve the introduction (First Reading) of an Ordinance amending County Code Chapter 7 - Animals and Fowl, Article III. - Licenses and Tags -Required; c) Read the title of the Ordinance into the record and waive full reading of the Ordinance; and d) Continue to the Administrative Agenda of October 3, 2017 to consider recommendations, as follows: i) Consider the adoption (Second Reading) of the Ordinance amending Chapter 7, Article III. - Licenses and tags -Required, of the Santa Barbara County Code with an effective date of November 3, 2017; and ii) Determine that adoption of an Ordinance amending Chapter 7, Article III. - Licenses and Tags -Required, of the Santa Barbara County Code is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review per CPass Action details Not available
17-00656 A-17)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Sheriff’s Deputy Christopher Scott Hunter upon his retirement from the Sheriff’s office after over 23 years of faithful and distinguished service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
17-00657 A-18)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Lieutenant Raymond Vuillemainroy upon his retirement from the Sheriff’s Office after over 22 years of faithful and distinguished service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
17-00602 A-19)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring John Fazzone of the Veterans’ Services Advisory Committee for his service, initiative and tireless dedication to our nation and community.Pass Action details Not available
17-00668 A-20)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring the Santa Maria High School Saints Baseball Team as the CIF Division 6 Champions.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00650 1)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding a response to the 2016-2017 Grand Jury Report: Youth Safety in Santa Maria, as follows: (EST. TIME: 15 MIN.) a) Consider and adopt the responses as the Board of Supervisors’ response to the 2016-2017 Grand Jury report entitled "Youth Safety in Santa Maria"; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a letter and forward the letter and responses to the Presiding Judge of Santa Barbara County Superior Court; and c) Determine pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5) organizational or administrative activities of governments that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes to the environment are not a project subject to CEQA review. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Video Video
17-00651 2)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding a response to the 2016-2017 Grand Jury Report: Public Safety Radio Coverage, as follows: (EST. TIME: 15 MIN.) a) Consider and adopt the responses as the Board of Supervisors’ response to the 2016-2017 Grand Jury report entitled "Public Safety Radio Coverage"; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a letter and forward the letter and responses to the Presiding Judge of Santa Barbara County Superior Court; and c) 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 it is a government administrative activity that does not result in direct or indirect physical changes to the environment. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Video Video
17-00660 3)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding Whittier Fire Burn Area Emergency Response (BAER) Report, as follows: (EST. TIME: 20 MIN.) a) Receive and file the United States Forest Service (USFS) Whittier Fire BAER report; and b) Determine that this project was found by your Board to be exempt from the provisions of 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. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Video Video
17-00512 4)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: POLICYFail Action details Video Video
17-00512  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: POLICYFail Action details Not available
17-00512  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 Not available
17-00512  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 Not available