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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 10/17/2017 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
17-00772 A-1)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Fiscal Years (FY) 2017-2020 PC 1000/DUI Revenue Agreements, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute a multi-year Revenue Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Coast Valley Substance Abuse Treatment Center (Coast Valley) (a local vendor) for the provision of PC 1000 Program Services, with projected revenue of $3,550.00 per year for the period of July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2020; b) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute a multi-year Revenue Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse (CADA) (a local vendor) for the provision of DUI and PC 1000 Program Services, with projected revenue of $6,000.00 per year for the period of July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2020; and c) 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
17-00773 A-2)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Library Consultant selection update, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve the library consultant selection committee’s recommendation of Management Partners, Inc., to provide countywide library consultant services and direct staff to enter into a contract; b) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0005359 which increases appropriations by $57,000.00, to be used towards library consultant services; and c) Determine that the above recommendation actions are exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review per CEQA Guideline 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
17-00774 A-3)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Grant Applications to the State of California Department of Parks and Recreation for the Fireside Amphitheater Renovation and the Marina Overlook Interpretive Station at Cachuma Lake, Third District, as follows: a) Authorize the Director of the Community Services Department, or designee, to apply for grants from the State of California Department of Parks and Recreation Office of Grants and Local Services (OGALS) for the Fireside Amphitheater Renovation and the Marina Overlook Interpretive Station at Cachuma Lake by submitting the grant applications, including all required attachments and supporting documentation; b) Adopt Resolutions (2) for authorizations by and designations of the Director of Community Services Department, or designee, as part of the OGALS applications for the Cachuma Fireside Amphitheater Renovations and the Cachuma Marina Overlook Interpretive Station; c) Authorize the Director of Community Services Department, or designee, to execute and submit Grant Agreements in a form substantially similar to the attached OGALS samplePass Action details Not available
17-00021 A-4)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding re-ratification of a Proclamation of Local Emergency caused by drought conditions, last action November 14, 2017, (Thirty-Day Renewal), as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution re-ratifying the Proclamation of Local Emergency caused by drought conditions that exist in Santa Barbara County pursuant to Government Code Section 8630(c); b) Direct the Office of Emergency Management to return monthly for re-ratification of the Emergency until such a time that weather and water supply conditions dictate otherwise; and c) Determine that this project was found by your Board to be exempt from the provisions of the 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.Pass Action details Not available
17-00599 A-5)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding termination of the Alamo and Whittier Fires Proclamation, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution in accordance with Government Code Section 8630(c), terminating the Proclamation of a Local Emergency related to the Alamo and Whittier Fire Emergencies declared by the Director of Emergency Services on July 16, 2017, and initially ratified by the Board on July 18, 2017; and b) Determine the above actions are not a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), pursuant to Section 15378(b)(5) of the CEQA Guidelines, because the actions consist of organizational or administrative activities of the government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
17-00777 A-6)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the 2017 Homeland Security Grant Program, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution authorizing the County Executive Office, his/her Business Manager, the Director of Emergency Services and the Homeland Security Program Emergency Manager to apply and enter into a contract to accept a grant from the Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2017 Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP) in the amount of $525,312.00 on behalf of the Santa Barbara Operational Area; b) Direct staff to return to the Board with the grant as part of the Office of Emergency Management’s budget and work program request if the grant is awarded; and c) Determine that the proposed action is related to the creation of a government funding mechanism and other 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 is therefore exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guideline section 15378 (b)(4) and direct staff to file a Notice of Exemption.Pass Action details Not available
17-00787 A-7)Agenda ItemApprove Budget Revision Requests (SEE EXHIBIT A POSTED WITH AGENDA). (4/5 Vote Required).Pass Action details Not available
17-00788 A-8)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding resources for Property tax Assessment Appeals, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0005388 establishing appropriations of $852,000 in General County Programs General Fund to increase Committed Assessment Appeals Support fund balance funded by release of Unassigned fund balance, and establishing appropriations of $228,000 in County Counsel, $71,000 in CEO, and $74,000 in Clerk Recorder Assessor General Fund for Salaries & Benefits funded by a release of Committed Assessment Appeals Support fund balance; and b) Determine pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5) that the above action is not a project subject to CEQA review, because the action consists of organizational or administrative activities of governments that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00775 A-9)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Santa Ynez Valley Airport Improvement Program Grant 16 (AIP 16) Project No. 8763 and Construction Contract for Airfield Safety Grading and Vehicle Access Control Gates, Third District, as follows: a) Approve the plans and specifications for construction of the Santa Ynez Valley Airport AIP 16 project on file in the General Services Capital Projects office; b) Grant Souza Construction relief from their bid obligation in accordance with California Public Contracts Code section 5101, due to a mathematical error in completing their bid form; c) Approve and direct the Chair to execute the construction contract in the base amount of $1,194,828.00 to the next lowest responsible bidder, G. Sosa Construction, Inc., subject to the provisions of the documents and certifications as set forth in the plans and specifications applicable to the project and as required by California Law; d) Authorize the Director of General Services to approve change orders in an amount not to exceed $72,241.40 as authorized under California Public Contract Code SectPass Action details Not available
17-00780 A-10)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Garwen New Agricultural Preserve Contract, in the Santa Maria area, Fourth District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a new Agricultural Preserve Contract creating Agricultural Preserve, 17AGP-00000-00009, on a 79.09-acre legal parcel (comprised of APN 129-170-002), located approximately 900 feet south of the intersection of Dominion Road and Orcutt Garey Road, in the Santa Maria area; b) Adopt a Resolution creating Agricultural Preserve 17AGP-00000-00009; c) Authorize recordation by the Clerk of the Board; and d) Determine that the project is exempt from environmental review pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15317.Pass Action details Not available
17-00781 A-11)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Grubstake Agricultural Preserve Replacement Contract, Santa Maria area, Third District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Agricultural Preserve Replacement Contract 12AGP-00000-00011, a single preserve of 231.85-acres (APNs: 113-080-030 and -032), located approximately 400 yards east of the intersection of Brown Road and West Betteravia Road, in the Santa Maria area; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute contract creating Agricultural Preserve 12AGP-00000-00011; c) Authorize recordation by the Clerk of the Board; and d) Find that the proposed action is an administrative activity of the County which will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment and is therefore not a “project” as defined for purposes of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) under State CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5).Pass Action details Not available
17-00778 A-12)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Sixth Amendment to the SUNRx 340B Prescription Drug Administrative Services Agreement, as follows: a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute the Sixth Amendment to the SUNRx Prescription Drug Administrative Services Agreement for the ongoing development and administration of a 340B Pharmacy Network administered by the Public Health Department. This amendment enables the Public Health Department to continue with Safeway as a 340B Contract Pharmacy, and to allow and account for the direct relationship with Safeway and to further clarify the obligations of SUNRx in this regard; and b) Determine that execution of this Sixth Amendment is not a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), pursuant to Section 15378(b)(5) of the CEQA Guidelines, because the action is an organizational or administrative activity of the government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
17-00776 A-13)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Lower Mission Creek Flood Control Project, Reaches 3 and 4, First District, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Authorize the Public Works Director to advertise and receive bids for the Lower Mission Creek Flood Control Project Reach 3 and the Lower Mission Creek Flood Control Project Reach 4; b) Determine that the Lower Mission Creek Flood Control Projects Reaches 3 and 4 shall be carried out and determine that it is for the benefit of one zone hereinafter referred to as a participating zone; and c) Find that pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines section 15162, no substantial changes are proposed, there are no substantial changes in circumstances and no new information of substantial importance has come to light regarding environmental effects of the project or feasibility of mitigation measures and, therefore this action is within the scope of the project covered by the Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement for the Lower MissionPass Action details Not available
17-00748 A-14)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 Not available
17-00784 A-15)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Larry J. Hobbisiefken to the Housing Authority Board of Commissioners, filling an at-large position, term ending December 31, 2021.Pass Action details Not available
17-00783 A-16)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an amendment to the Ordinance Setting Compensation and Benefits for Members of the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors, as follows: a) Consider and approve the adoption (second reading) of the Ordinance which amends Ordinance 4980 setting compensation and benefits for members of the Board of Supervisors to provide for a 2.2% salary increase as determined by the October 2016 Annual Indices CPI-U increase for the Los Angeles-Riverside-Orange County area and to provide a 3.7% increase to the County contribution to health insurance for all Board members enrolled in and receiving County-sponsored health insurance effective sixty days after passage of the Ordinance; and b) Determine that these activities are exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review per CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(4) since the recommended actions are government funding mechanisms or fiscal activities which do not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant physical impact on the environment.Pass Action details Not available
17-00779 A-17)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider accepting the California Coastal Commission’s certification with modifications of an amendment to the County’s Local Coastal Program regarding the Eastern Goleta Valley Community Plan, Second District, as follows: (EST. TIME: 45 MIN.) a) Receive and file the California Coastal Commission’s certification with 13 suggested modifications of an amendment to the County’s Local Coastal Program (Coastal Commission Case No. LCP-4-STB-17-0048-1 Eastern Goleta Valley Community Plan); b) Adopt a Resolution acknowledging receipt of the California Coastal Commission’s certification with suggested modifications, accepting and agreeing to the modifications, agreeing to issue Coastal Development Permits for the total area included in the certified Local Coastal Program, and adopting the Local Coastal Program Amendment with the suggested modifications; c) Determine that the Board of Supervisors’ action is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15265; and d) Direct the Planning and Development Department to transmPass Action details Not available
17-00782 A-18)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider the Revised Tajiguas Resource Recovery Project (TRRP) and Comprehensive Plan Amendment to the Waste Disposal Facility Overlay (Case Nos. 17GPA-00000-00002 and 17GOV-00000-00004), Third District, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR. 30 MIN.) a) Make the required findings for approval of the Comprehensive Plan Amendment, specified in the Board Agenda Letter, including California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) findings; b) After considering the environmental review documents (Revised Addendum to the Subsequent Environmental Impact Report (EIR)) together with Subsequent EIR No. 12EIR-00000-00002, State Clearing House No. 2012041068 certified by the Board on July 12, 2016 and Subsequent EIR Revision Letter and Errata dated May 27, 2016, find that no subsequent environmental review document shall be prepared pursuant to the CEQA Guidelines Section 15162 related to the Revised TRRP, since there are no substantial changes proposed in the project and no substantial changes have occurred with respect to the circumstances under which the project is undertaken that will requiPass Action details Video Video
17-00786 A-19)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Susan Slattery upon her retirement from the Auditor-Controller’s Department after 21 years of faithful and dedicated service to the people who work and live in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
17-00785 A-20)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the week of October 21, 2017 through October 28, 2017 as Flood Preparedness Week in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00790 A-21)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming October 23, 2017 through October 31, 2017 as Red Ribbon Week in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00586 1)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding Case Nos. 17APL-00000-00002 and 17APL-00000-00003, the Olsten Trust Appeal and the Hair/Sturgess Appeal, respectively, of the Montecito Planning Commission’s April 18, 2017 conditional de novo Preliminary Design Review approval of the Olsten Trust Single-Family Dwelling Demo-Rebuild, New Detached Garage, Cabaña and Pool (Case No. 14BAR-00000-00082), First District, as follows: (EST. TIME: 15 MIN.) a) Approve in part and deny in part, the Olsten Trust appeal, Case No. 17APL-00000-00002; b) Approve in part and deny in part, the Hair/Sturgess appeal, Case No. 17APL-00000-00003; c) Make the required findings for Preliminary Design Review approval of the revised project, including the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) findings; d) Determine that approval of the revised project is exempt from CEQA, pursuant to Section 15303; and e) Grant de novo Preliminary Design Review Approval of the revised project, Case No. 14BAR-00000-00082, as show in plans dated October 5, 2017, and pursuant to the conditions of the settlement aPass Action details Video Video
17-00752 2)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 Video Video
17-00752  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
17-00752  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 3)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 Video Video
17-00753  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
17-00756 4)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