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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 9/12/2017 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
17-00694 A-1)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding establishing Property Tax Rates and Levying Taxes for Fiscal Year 2017-2018, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution establishing the property tax rates and levying taxes for the taxing agencies in the County of Santa Barbara for the Fiscal Year 2017-2018; 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
17-00672 A-2)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding First Amendments with Transitions Mental Health Association and Mental Health Association for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017-2018, as follows: a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute a First Amendment to the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Transitions Mental Health Association (a local vendor), revising contract language for the Client-Led Recovery Learning Center program but with no change to the total maximum amount of $2,527,797.00 for the period July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018; b) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute a First Amendment to the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Mental Health Association in Santa Barbara County (dba Mental Wellness Center) (a local vendor), revising contract language for the Client-Led Recovery Learning Center program but with no change to the total maximum amount of $1,521,105.00 for the period July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018; and c) Determine that the above actions are organizational or administrative activities of the government that willPass Action details Video Video
17-00673 A-3)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Contract Renewal with Krassons for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017-2018, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Krassons, Inc. (not a local vendor), for the provision of Electronic Health Record software support, maintenance and programming services, for a total contract amount not to exceed $232,492.00 for the period 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 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 Video Video
17-00697 A-4)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the County Inclusionary Housing Ordinance - Annual Updates to Affordable Housing Inclusionary Housing Requirements and In-Lieu Inclusionary Housing Fees, as follows: a) Receive and file a 2017 Update and Annual Adjustment of Affordable Housing In-Lieu Fees and Inclusionary Housing Requirements, which provides the Board with (1) an annual update and adjustments to the County’s in-lieu inclusionary housing fees, and (2) an update and adjustments of the County’s inclusionary housing requirements; and b) Determine that the receipt and filing of annual updates and adjustments to Inclusionary Housing Requirements and In-Lieu Inclusionary Housing Fees are exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guideline section 15061(b)(3), finding that the activities 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 activities in question may have a significaPass Action details Not available
17-00696 A-5)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Continuum of Care (CoC) Program for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Grant Agreements and Applications for the FY 2017 CoC Program Competition, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Community Services Director or designee to execute the 2016 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Grant Agreements with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that provide funds for the following projects: i) $21,913.00 for Good Samaritan Shelter’s Clean and Sober Living project; ii) $104,767.00 for the County’s operation of the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS); iii) $64,283.00 for the County’s HMIS Expansion I; iv) $63,786.00 for Good Samaritan Shelter’s Lompoc Transformative Housing project; and v) $52,823.00 for the County’s Santa Barbara County CoC Planning project; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a CoC Program Subrecipient Agreement with Good Samaritan Shelter for Clean and Sober Living in the amount of $21,318.00 for the period beginning February 1, 2017 and ending January 31, 2018 and a CoC Program SubrecipPass Action details Video Video
17-00695 A-6)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a $110,000.00 Addition to the Tenant-Based Rental Assistance Subrecipient Agreement with the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Barbara, as follows: a) Approve and Authorize the Chair to execute the Second Amendment to the Tenant-Based Rental Assistance Sub-recipient Agreement with the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Barbara, increasing the grant amount by $110,000.00; and b) Determine that the approval of the funding increase in the Second Amendment is exempt from 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 impact on the environment, and direct staff to file a Notice of Exemption.Pass Action details Not available
17-00678 A-7)Agenda ItemReceive and file the Real Estate Fraud Prosecution Program Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Annual Report.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00681 A-8)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a donation of surplus County vehicles and approval of a Joint Use Agreement between Allan Hancock Joint Community College District and the Santa Barbara County Fire Department, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve the donation of surplus County vehicle No. 3804 and vehicle No. 3805 to Allan Hancock Joint Community College District (District); b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Joint Use Agreement between the District and Santa Barbara County Fire Department (Department); and c) Find that the proposed action and the Joint Use Agreement is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guideline section 15378(b) (2) in that the action and the Agreement involves a continuing administrative or maintenance activity, and 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
17-00680 A-9)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an agreement with the State of California for fire protection to State Responsibility Area (SRA) Lands, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the State of California Standard Agreement (STD 213) with the State of California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) for fire protection services to SRAs for the period July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2020 in the amount not to exceed $37,177,304; and b) Determine that the above action is categorically exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) in accordance with CEQA Guidelines Section 15301(h) - maintenance of native growth and Section 15304(i) - fuel management activities.Pass Action details Not available
17-00693 A-10)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the appointments of Carola Oliva-Olson and Steve Ortiz to the First 5 Children and Families Commission, as follows: a) Approve the appointment of Carola Oliva Olson as a “Regular Community Member” of the First 5 Children and Families Commission of Santa Barbara County beginning September 12, 2017, for a period of three years; and b) Approve the appointment of Steve Ortiz as an “Alternate Community Member” of the First 5 Children and Families Commission of Santa Barbara County beginning September 12, 2017, for a period of three years.Pass Action details Not available
17-00674 A-11)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Salentine Emergency Slide/Slope Repair at 1225 Franklin Ranch Road, Goleta, Case No. 17EMP-00000-00010, Second District, as follows: a) Receive and file a report on Emergency Permit 17EMP-00000-00010, which authorized the emergency slide/slope repair at 1225 Franklin Ranch Road, Goleta; b) Determine that issuance of the Emergency Permit is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15269(c), as this action was necessary to prevent or mitigate an emergency; and c) Determine that receiving and filing the report is not a project pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5), as it is an administrative government activity that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
17-00691 A-12)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding submittal of a minor local coastal program amendment to the California Coastal Commission, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution and direct staff to submit the following amendment to the Santa Barbara County Local Coastal Program to the California Coastal Commission (CCC) for review and certification: i) Ordinance No. 5004 (Case No. 17ORD-00000-00003) that amends Article II, the Coastal Zoning Ordinance (CZO), to implement Program 2.8, Transitional and Supportive Housing, of the Santa Barbara County 2015-2023 Housing Element Update.Pass Action details Not available
17-00679 A-13)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Faraday Storm Drain Improvements Project, Third District, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Find that the bid received for the Faraday Storm Drain Improvements Project from Cedro Construction, Inc. was non-responsive and reject this bid from the bid opening on August 10, 2017; b) Approve plans and specifications for the Faraday Storm Drain Improvements Project; c) Award the construction contract for the Faraday Storm Drain Improvements Project, in the amount of $1,542,061.00 to the lowest responsive, responsible bidder JJ Fisher Construction, Inc. (a tri-county 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; d) 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; e) Pass Action details Not available
17-00676 A-14)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Douglas Keep to the South County Board of Architectural Review, term ending January 1, 2021, Third District.Pass Action details Not available
17-00677 A-15)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of John Vrtiak to the South County Board of Architectural Review, term ending January 1, 2021, Third District.Pass Action details Not available
17-00675 A-16)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Linda Lindner to the Human Services Commission, term ending September 15, 2020, Fifth District.Pass Action details Not available
17-00682 A-17)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Ron Fox as the recipient of the Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara 2017 Anne and Michael Towbes Community Leadership Award.Pass Action details Not available
17-00684 A-18)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Jennifer Slayman upon her retirement from the General Services Department after over thirty years of loyal and distinguished service to the County of Santa Barbara.Pass Action details Not available
17-00683 A-19)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the month of September 2017 as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
17-00685 A-20)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Lisa Dickey upon her retirement from the Probation Department after over 27 years of dedicated service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
17-00700 A-21)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Sheriff’s Deputy William Joseph Borneman Jr. upon his retirement from the Sheriff’s Office after nearly 25 years of faithful and distinguished service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
17-00690 A-22)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming September 2017 as National Recovery Month in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00687 A-23)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Custody Deputy John Furster upon his retirement from the Sheriff’s Office after over 21 years of faithful and distinguished service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00689 A-24)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the week of September 17, 2017 through September 23, 2017 as Constitution Week in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00688 A-25)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the week of September 10, 2017 through September 16, 2017 as National Suicide Prevention Week in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00686 A-26)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Jamie Bojorquez of Child Support Services as the September 2017 Employee of the Month in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00692 1)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding services for Independent Contractor and Retirement Waiver request for First 5, 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 Eileen Monahan is necessary to fill a critical need at First 5 Santa Barbara County (First 5) before 180 days have passed from her date of retirement; b) Approve and authorize First 5 to engage a retired employee, Eileen Monahan, as an Independent Contractor to provide assistance with the development and implementation of the Quality Rating and Improvement System transition to Santa Barbara County Education Office and Children’s Resource and Referral of Santa Barbara County, work related to child care start-up, and other projects deemed necessary by First 5 on an hourly 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) Pass Action details Video Video
17-00667 2)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 Video Video
17-00698 3)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider public comments and staff recommendations regarding (1) HOME Loan for Property Acquisition and Rehabilitation in the amount of $550,000.00, and (2) draft Fiscal Year (FY) 2017-2018 Action Plan Substantial Amendment, as follows: (EST. TIME: 15 MIN.) a) Receive and consider public comments on the draft FY 2017-2018 Action Plan Substantial Amendment received during a 30-day public comment period, which commenced on August 13, 2017 and concludes at the end of the September 12, 2017 public hearing on this item; b) Approve the FY 2017-2018 Action Plan Substantial Amendment to be submitted to HUD that includes the provision of HOME funds to Good Sam to acquire and rehabilitate the Property; c) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a County HOME Loan Agreement, HOME Promissory Note and HOME Deed of Trust with Good Sam that provides $550,000.00 in HOME funds, of which $520,000.00 will be used to acquire the Property and $30,000.00 will be used toward the costs to rehabilitate the Property; d) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a County Regulatory AgPass Action details Video Video
17-00699 4)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding an Energy and Climate Action Plan Progress Report, as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Receive and file an Energy and Climate Action Plan 2016 Progress Report; and b) Determine that, pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15162, no new effects will occur and no new mitigation measures would be required as a result of the recommended action because there are no substantial changes proposed to the Energy and Climate Action Plan (project), no substantial change in circumstances, and no new information of substantial importance regarding environmental effects of the project or of the sufficiency or feasibility of mitigation measures, and therefore the recommended actions are within the scope of the environmental review documents for this project (Case No. 14EIR-00000-00003) certified by the Board on May 19, 2015, and that therefore no new environmental document is required. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Video Video
17-00669 5)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 Video Video