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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 10/3/2017 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
17-00755 A-1)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Resolution Directing County Elections Officials to Conduct a Formation Election - Los Olivos Community Services District, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution calling, providing for and giving notice of a special mailed ballot election on January 30, 2018 for the purposes of determining whether the LAFCO order approving the formation of the Los Olivos Community Services District and a special tax shall be approved and electing the initial Board of Directors of the District and directing County elections officials to conduct the necessary elections on behalf of the proposed District; and b) Find that these actions are not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines sections 15378(b)(4) and 15378(b)(5), because they consist 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, or they consist of organizational or administrative activitiPass Action details Video Video
17-00738 A-2)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Santa Ynez Valley Airport Improvement Project - Award Professional Services Agreement (PSA) for Airport Planning, Engineering, Consulting Services and Construction Support, Third District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Professional Services Agreement (PSA) with John A. Smith, an individual, doing business as Tartaglia Engineering (Tartaglia) (not a local vendor) to provide professional airport planning, engineering, consulting services and construction support for the Santa Ynez Valley Airport; Airport Capital Improvement Program NPIAS 06-0243 over a five-year period, in an amount not to exceed $1,000,000.00; and b) Find that the current project was determined by your Board to be exempt from the provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) under State CEQA Guidelines Section 15301(c) on March 14, 2017, that a Notice of Exemption was filed on that basis, and that the above actions are within the scope of that Notice of Exemption.Pass Action details Not available
17-00751 A-3)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the 2018 Employee Benefit Insurance Program Renewal, as follows: a) In the matter of setting health plan rates for 2018, approve the following: i) CSAC-EIA Blue Shield Health Plans The renewal of the California State Association of Counties - Excess Insurance Authority (CSAC-EIA) Blue Shield Exclusive Provider Organization (EPO) High, Blue Shield EPO Low, Preferred Provider Organization (PPO), and High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) plans for a twelve-month period, at the existing benefit levels with premium increase of 3.7%, effective January 1, 2018, for all active employees and retirees; ii) Kaiser Permanente HMO Health Plans The renewal of the active employees’ and early retirees Kaiser Permanente High and Low Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) for a twelve-month period at the existing benefit levels, with a 3.7% increase in premiums, effective January 1, 2018, and for all Medicare eligible retirees, with an increase between 7.3 to 7.7% in premiums, depending on the plan type within the Senior Advantage Plan, at the existing benefit levelsPass Action details Not available
17-00737 A-4)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Sheriff’s Service Technician Position, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution to amend the salary of the Sheriff’s Service Technician-Law Enforcement classification (Class No. 6911, Range No. 6911, $22.80 to $27.75 per hour); and b) Determine pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines section 15378(b)(4) that the above action is a 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 therefore is not a project subject to environmental review.Pass Action details Not available
17-00739 A-5)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a one-year time extension to a Coastal Resource Enhancement Fund (CREF) Contract for Ellwood Mesa Coastal Trail Enhancement and Habitat Project, Third District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an additional one-year time extension to the existing Coastal Resource Enhancement Fund contract with the Santa Barbara County Trails Council to September 30, 2018, for implementation of the Ellwood Mesa Coastal Trail Enhancement and Habitat Project; and b) Determine that the extension of the allocation of the CREF grant for the Ellwood Mesa Coastal Trail Enhancement and Habitat Project is exempt from CEQA pursuant to Section 15378(b)(5) of the State Guidelines for the implementation of the California Environmental Quality Act.Pass Action details Not available
17-00422 A-6)Agenda ItemConsider 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: a) Approve the adoption (Second Reading) of the Ordinance amending Chapter 7, Article VIII - Vicious and Restricted Dogs, of the Santa Barbara County Code with an effective date of November 3, 2017; b) Approve the adoption (Second Reading) of the 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 and adding a fine for a violation of a restriction placed on a Vicious Dog; and c) Determine that adoption of an Ordinance amending Chapter 7, Article VIII. - Vicious and Restricted Dogs, of the Santa Barbara County Code and adoption of an Ordinance amending the Animal Services Fee Schedule by adding a surcharge to the licensing fee for a dog Pass Action details Video Video
17-00665 A-7)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a proposed amendment to “Chapter 7 - Animals and Fowl” of the Santa Barbara County Code, as follows: a) 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 b) 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 CEQA Guideline Section 15061(b)(3), since it can be seen with certainty that there is no possibility that the activity may have a significant impact on the environment, and direct staff to file a Notice of Exemption.Pass Action details Not available
17-00736 A-8)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Bid Waiver and Agreement with Tel-Tec Security Systems, Inc. for facility security, as follows: a) Approve and authorize installation services and the purchase of goods consisting of security system hardware without competitive bidding in accordance with Santa Barbara County Code section 2-39(c) since there are limitations in the source and supply and necessary restrictions in specifications to maintain countywide compatibility; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Professional Services Agreement with Independent Contractor Tel-Tec Security Systems, Inc. to install additional facility locking devices and necessary controls to improve the security of thirteen Public Health Department facilities in an amount up to but not to exceed $271,055.06 for the period of October 3, 2017 through June 30, 2019; c) Approve and authorize the Director of Public Health, or designee, to make immaterial changes in accordance with Section 32; and d) Find that the Agreement does not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of the California EnviPass Action details Not available
17-00743 A-9)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Agreements for Services of Independent Contractor with Diversified Project Services International, Inc., Third District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor to provide land surveying and engineering services for the period of October 3, 2017 through June 30, 2019 in an amount not to exceed $129,000.00 with Diversified Project Services International, Inc.; 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 Landfill Expansion Project and Tajiguas Landfill Reconfiguration or of the sufficiency or feasibility of mitigation measures, and therefore the engineering services in support thereof 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 NovembPass Action details Not available
17-00746 A-10)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with SWT Engineering, Inc., Third District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with SWT Engineering, Inc. to provide engineering services for the period of October 3, 2017 through June 30, 2020 in an amount not to exceed $750,000.00; 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 Landfill Expansion Project and Tajiguas Landfill Reconfiguration or of the sufficiency or feasibility of mitigation measures, and therefore the engineering services in support thereof 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 December 5, 2006Pass Action details Not available
17-00748 A-11)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Professional Services Agreement regarding preliminary documents for the San Ysidro Road at US 101 Interchange Improvement Project, County Project No. 740031, and Federal-Aid Project No. HPLUL - 6090(048), First District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor for preliminary design and environmental services with T.Y. Lin International for a performance period from October 3, 2017 through October 3, 2020, and a base amount not to exceed $395,442.63, for the San Ysidro Road at US 101 Interchange Improvement Project; b) Approve and authorize the Director of Public Works, or designee, to approve Agreement amendments within the scope of work in an amount not to exceed $39,544.26 for a total Agreement amount up to and not to exceed $434,986.89; c) Approve and authorize the Director of Public Works, or designee, to make immaterial changes to the Agreement in accordance with Section 36; and d) Find that the proposed contract does not constitute a “Project” within the mePass Action details Video Video
17-00747 A-12)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the State Road Maintenance and Rehabilitation Account List of Projects, as follows: a) Receive and file the list of Road Maintenance Annual Plan projects with information included to meet State reporting requirements; and b) Find that receiving and filing the list does not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to 14 CCR 15378 (b)(2) Continuing administrative or maintenance activities, such as purchases for supplies, personal-related actions, general policy and procedure making, and direct staff to file a Notice of Exemption on that basis.Pass Action details Not available
17-00744 A-13)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Sewer System Management Plan Update, Third, Fourth and Fifth Districts, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Laguna County Sanitation District: a) Approve the updated Laguna County Sanitation District Sewer System Management Plan as required by the State Water Resources Control Board Statewide General Waste Discharge Requirements for Sanitary Sewer Systems (Order 2006-0003); 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
17-00745 A-14)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Skyway Drive Sewer Upgrade and authorization to advertise and receive bids for construction, Fourth District, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Laguna County Sanitation District: a) Authorize the Public Works Director to advertise and receive bids for the construction of the Skyway Drive Sewer Upgrade project; and b) Find that the project consists of the installation of less than one mile of new sewer line to replace an existing sewer line located within existing rights of way and is statutorily exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to Public Resources Code Section 21080.21 and Section 15282(k) of Title 14 of the California Code of Regulations and approve the filing of a Notice of Exemption on that basis.Pass Action details Not available
17-00735 A-15)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Praeses Contract, as follows: a) Approve, authorize, and ratify the Chair to execute the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Praeses, LLC (not a local vendor) to provide inmate telephone management services for the period effective July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018; and b) Find that the proposed actions do not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), pursuant to 14 CCR 15378(b)(5), in that they are government administrative activities that will not result in direct or indirect changes to the environment.Pass Action details Not available
17-00728 A-16)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Kristi Hundt to the County Riding and Hiking Trails Advisory Committee, open term, Third District.Pass Action details Not available
17-00730 A-17)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of David Hosking to the County Riding and Hiking Trails Advisory Committee, open term, Third District.Pass Action details Not available
17-00729 A-18)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Eileen Wyckoff to the Historic Landmark Advisory Commission, term ending January 3, 2021, Fourth District.Pass Action details Not available
17-00756 A-19)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding a Memorandum of Agreement between Santa Barbara County and the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians regarding Camp 4, as follows: (EST. TIME: 3 HR.) a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Memorandum of Agreement with the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians regarding “Camp 4”; b) In accordance with the terms of the Memorandum of Agreement, authorize and direct the Chair to sign letters of support for H.R. 1491, in the form of Exhibit B to the Memorandum of Agreement; c) Provide other direction to the Ad Hoc Subcommittee on Tribal Matters and staff as deemed appropriate; and d) Determine pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15378(b)(4) and 15378(b)(5) that the above actions are not a project subject to CEQA review and direct staff to file a Notice of Exemption.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00752 A-20)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Arbitrator’s Opinion and Award (Revised on Remand) dated March 13, 2017 as to Awards 5, 7, 8, and 13 (previously known as Awards 4, 6, 7, and 12) in the matter of arbitration between Nomad Village Mobile Home Homeowners and Nomad Village Mobile Home Park, pursuant to Rule 23 of the Mobilehome Rent Control Rules for Hearings and Chapter 11A, Section A-4 of the Santa Barbara County Code, Second District, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR.) a) Make the following determinations as supported by the findings; i) Find that the Arbitrator did not abuse his discretion and affirm Award No. 5 related to amortization over the useful life of the capital expense; ii) Find that the Arbitrator did not abuse his discretion and affirm Award No. 7 related to professional fees for services associated with the capital expenses and improvements; iii) Find that the Arbitrator did not abuse his discretion and affirm Award No. 8 related to professional fees for services associated with capital improvements; and iv) Find that the Arbitrator did notPass Action details Not available
17-00753 A-21)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider the recommendations of the County Planning Commission to approve Case No. 17ORD-00000-00007 which would amend Article X, Medical Marijuana Regulations, of Chapter 35, Zoning, of the Santa Barbara County Code to terminate the exemption from the prohibition of medical marijuana cultivation for medical marijuana cultivation locations that existed as of January 19, 2016, and to include a process to determine whether such medical marijuana cultivation locations are considered as legal, nonconforming operations, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR. 30 MIN.) a) Make the findings for approval, including California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) findings, of the proposed Ordinance; b) Determine that the adoption of this Ordinance is categorically exempt from CEQA pursuant to Section 15061(b)(3) of the Guidelines for Implementation of State CEQA; and c) Adopt an Ordinance (Case No. 17ORD-00000-00007) amending Article X, Medical Marijuana Regulations, of Chapter 35, Zoning, of the Santa Barbara County Code. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Not available
17-00741 A-22)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution supporting our Dreamers and the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00733 A-23)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the month of October 2017 as National Cyber Security Awareness Month in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
17-00734 A-24)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the week of October 1, 2017 through October 7, 2017 as National 4-H Week in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00740 A-25)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the month of October 2017 as Dyslexia Awareness Month in Santa Barbara County and recognizing the work of Deidre and Barry Dubin.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00731 A-26)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the month of October 2017 as Energy Awareness Month in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00732 A-27)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Evelyn Rainbolt of the Social Services Department as the October 2017 Employee of the Month in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00742 A-28)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the month of October 2017 as National Arts and Humanities Month in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00727 1)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding a Short-Term Rental (STR) Ordinance, as follows: (EST. TIME: 2 HR. 30 MIN.) a) Consider recommendations regarding Case No. 16ORD-00000-00009 (County LUDC Amendments), as follows: i) Make the required findings for approval, including California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) findings; and ii) Adopt an Ordinance amending Section 35-1, the Santa Barbara County Land Use and Development Code, of Chapter 35, Zoning, of the County Code by amending Article 35.2, Zones and Allowable Land Uses, Article 35.3, Site Planning and Other Project Standards, Article 35.4, Standards for Specific Land Uses, and Article 35.11, Glossary, to implement new regulations regarding the land uses of STRs and Homestays and make other minor clarifications, corrections, and revisions (Case No. 16ORD-00000-00009); b) Consider recommendations regarding Case No. 16ORD-00000-00011 (MLUDC Amendments), as follows: i) Make the required findings for approval, including CEQA findings; and ii) Adopt an Ordinance amending Division 35.2, Montecito Zones and AllowPass Action details Video Video
17-00749 2)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding Community Choice Energy (CCE) Feasibility Study Results, as follows: (EST. TIME: 2 HR. 30 MIN.) a) Receive and file a Technical Feasibility Study on Community Choice Aggregation for the Central Coast Region; b) Receive and file a Comparison Matrix of CCE Programs; c) Provide staff with direction regarding CCE options, as follows: i) Option 1. Join two existing CCE programs; ii) Option 2. Form a new CCE program; iii) Option 3. Not implement a CCE program at this time and continue to explore additional CCE-related options for later consideration; or iv) Option 4. Not implement a CCE program at this time and discontinue the County’s evaluation of CCE.; and d) Determine that the above recommended actions do not constitute a project subject to environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15262, as the actions involve only feasibility or planning studies for possible future actions which the Board has not approved, adopted, or funded and does not have a lePass Action details Video Video