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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 3/7/2017 9:00 AM Minutes status: Approved  
Meeting location: COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING BOARD HEARING ROOM, FOURTH FLOOR 105 EAST ANAPAMU STREET, SANTA BARBARA
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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17-00007  Agenda ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-EXISTING LITIGATION (Paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Government Code section 54956.9) County of Santa Barbara v. Cobelens, Santa Barbara County Superior Court case number 15CV04135. Young America’s Foundation v. County of Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County Superior Court case number 16CV05561. Rowe v. County of Santa Barbara, et al., United States District Court for the Central District of California case number 8:16-cv-02122-JLS-JCG. Markee, et al. v. County of Santa Barbara, et al., Santa Barbara County Superior Court case number 15CV00856. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-ANTICIPATED LITIGATION (Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to paragraph (2) of subdivision (d) of Government Code section 54956.9) Two cases. PUBLIC EMPLOYEE APPOINTMENT (Paragraph (1) of subdivision (b) of Government Code section 54957) Public Health Director. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS (Subdivision (a) of Government Code section 54957.6) Employee organizations: Service Employees International Union, Local 620 and Local 721. Agency  Action details Not available
17-00176 A-1)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Behavioral Wellness Fiscal Year (FY) 2016-2017 Amendments -Institutions for Mental Disease/Residential Mental Health Contracts, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Second Amendment to the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with California Psychiatric Transitions (not a local vendor), an Institution for Mental Disease, to increase the FY 2016-2017 contract by $106,500.00 for a total contract amount not to exceed $991,450.00 for the period July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2017; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Third Amendment to the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Merced Behavioral Center (not a local vendor), an Institution for Mental Disease, to increase the FY 2016-2017 contract by $350,000.00 for a total contract amount not to exceed $1,330,608.00 for the period July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2017; c) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Fourth Amendment to the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Psynergy Programs, Inc.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00021 A-2)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the re-ratification of a Proclamation of Local Emergency caused by drought conditions, last action April 4, 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 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
17-00186 A-3)Agenda ItemApprove Budget Revision Requests (SEE EXHIBIT A POSTED WITH AGENDA). (4/5 Vote Required).Pass Action details Not available
17-00174 A-4)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an agreement between the County of Santa Barbara and Allan Hancock College Joint Community College District (AHJCCD) for instructional services, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Agreement for instructional services in which the Santa Barbara County Fire Department (SBCFD) will provide instructional services and support to AHJCCD for the delivery of agreed upon educational courses. AHJCCD will provide facilities space for this instruction at the Allan Hancock Public Safety Training Complex in Lompoc, assist with administrative and student support services, will pay Fire at a rate of $4.75 per student instructional (contact) hour eligible for state general apportionment, and reimburse Fire up to $500.00 for approved instructional consumable materials (if applicable); and b) Determine that these activities are exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review per CEQA Guideline Section 15378(b)(4), since the recommended actions are governmental fiscal activities which do not involve cPass Action details Not available
17-00177 A-5)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Assignment of Conservation Easement Anderson Purisima Hills (APNs: 099-060-021 and 099-070-036), Fourth District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Assignment and Assumption of Conservation Easement Deed and Agreement, to transfer the Anderson Purisima Hills Conservation Easement to the Land Trust for Santa Barbara County, and authorize the endowment payment of $78,188.05 to provide for the perpetual management and monitoring of the Conservation Easement; and b) Determine that the proposed action is not a “project” under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) guidelines, pursuant to Section 15378 (b) (5); in that it is an administrative activity that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment, and that the recommended action is otherwise exempt from CEQA review pursuant to Section 15325, Transfers of Ownership of Interest in Land to Preserve Existing Natural Conditions; and approve and authorize the Clerk to post the Notice of Exemption.Pass Action details Not available
17-00178 A-6)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding construction of 2016-2017 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Isla Vista Sidewalk Improvement Project, County Project No. 820690, Third District, as follows: a) Approve plans and specifications for the Construction of 2016-2017 CDBG Isla Vista Sidewalk Improvement Project, on file in the Public Works Department office; b) Award the construction contract in the amount of $467,758.25 to the lowest responsible bidder, V. Lopez Jr and Sons General Engineering Contractors, Inc. (a local vendor) 200 East Fesler Street, No. 101, Santa Maria, CA 93454, subject to the provision of documents and certifications, as set forth in the plans and specifications applicable to the project, as required under California Law; c) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the construction contract, which has been reviewed and approved by County Counsel, Auditor-Controller and Risk Manager, or their authorized representatives; d) Authorize the Public Works Director or designee to approve change orders for a contingency amount up to $37,362.91, plus an Pass Action details Not available
17-00179 A-7)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Clark Avenue/US 101 Intersection Improvements; County Project No. 862331, Fourth District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Stantec (a local vendor), 111 E. Victoria Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101, in the base Agreement amount of $175,832.00, for professional engineering services for the Clark Avenue/US 101 Interchange Improvements Project, County Project No. 862331 with a term of March 7, 2017 through June 30, 2020; b) Authorize the Director of Public Works or designee to approve amendments within the scope of the Statement of Work to the Agreement with Stantec in an amount up to and not to exceed $17,583.00; and c) Find that the proposed contract does not constitute a project within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to 14 CCR 15378 (b)(5) (Organizational or administrative activities of governments that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment), and approve and direct staff to file the Notice Pass Action details Not available
17-00181 A-8)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Statement of Final Quantities for the construction of Cathedral Oaks Road Bridge Replacement at San Antonio Creek (Existing Br. No. 51C-001, New No. 51C-0373), Federal Project BRLSZD-5951(082), County Project No. 862274, Second District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Statement of Final Quantities for the Construction of Cathedral Oaks Road Bridge Replacement at San Antonio Creek for work performed and materials supplied by Granite Construction Company, (a local vendor), P.O. Box 6744, Santa Barbara, CA 93111, in the amount of $3,111,223.65; and b) Find that pursuant to State 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 project or of the sufficiency or feasibility of mitigation measures, and therefore the proposed actions are within the scope of the Mitigated Negative Declaration (11NGD-00000-00009) and Mitigation Monitoring Program adopted by the BoardPass Action details Not available
17-00180 A-9)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Statement of Final Quantities for construction of Rincon Hill Road Bridge No. 51C-0039 over Rincon Creek - Seismic Gate System Project; County Project No. 830408, First District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Statement of Final Quantities for the Construction of Rincon Hill Road Bridge No. 51C-0039 over Rincon Creek for work performed and materials supplied by Granite Construction, (a local vendor), P.O. Box 6744, Santa Barbara, CA, 93160, in the amount of $427,808.23; and b) Determine that the Rincon Hill Road Bridge No. 51C-0039 Seismic Gate Project was found by your Board to be exempt from the provisions of California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to State Guidelines Section 15301 on November 3, 2015, and that a Notice of Exemption was filed on that basis, and that the proposed action is within the scope of the Notice of Exemption.Pass Action details Not available
17-00183 A-10)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Agreement with Laurel Labor Services, Inc. of Santa Maria to provide on-call casual labor for litter abatement and construction and demolition sorting, Second and Third Districts, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a labor contract with Laurel Labor Services, Inc. of Santa Maria, a local contractor, for services to provide on-call casual labor for litter abatement and sorting and diversion of recyclable materials at County operated Resource Recovery and Waste Management facilities in an amount not to exceed $600,000.00 for the period January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017; and b) Find that the project is for the operation and maintenance of the existing Tajiguas Landfill involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond that which presently exists, that the proposed action is therefore exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to 14 CCR 15301 and approve the filing of a Notice of Exemption on that basis.Pass Action details Not available
17-00093 A-11)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Ordinance amendment to County Code Article VI Chapter 6 Related to Outdoor Festivals, as follows: a) Consider the adoption (second reading) of an Ordinance amending Section 6-70.01 of Article VI Chapter 6 of the Santa Barbara County Code related to the timing of “outdoor festivals”; and b) Determine that the above action is not a project pursuant to section 15378(b)(4) of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines.Pass Action details Not available
17-00170 A-12)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Santa Barbara County Education Office (SBCEO) for Educational Support for Dependent Youth (IV-E Foster Care Administrative Activities), as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Department of Social Services (DSS) Director to execute an MOU with Santa Barbara County Education Office (SBCEO) for Educational Support for Dependent Youth (IV-E Foster Care Administrative Activities); b) Authorize the Director of DSS to execute up to five (5) one-year extensions of the term of this MOU subject to annual appropriations; and c) Determine that the above recommend actions are exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3), finding that the execution of the MOU 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 the activity may have a significant effect on the environment, the activitiesPass Action details Not available
17-00171 A-13)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a request for approval to sell Tax-Defaulted Property at public auction via internet from June 2, 2017 to June 5, 2017, as follows: a) Receive and accept the Notice of Intention to Sell Tax-Defaulted Property and Request for Approval from the Treasurer-Tax Collector; b) Adopt a Resolution approving a Tax Sale by Public Auction of Tax-Defaulted Property; c) Direct the Clerk of the Board to transmit a certified copy of the Resolution to the Treasurer-Tax Collector within five days after the date of its adoption; and d) Determine that the above actions are not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15378(b)(4) of the CEQA Guidelines, 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 physical impact on the environment.Pass Action details Not available
17-00184 A-14)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Judi Weisbart to the Commission for Women, term ending July 1, 2019, First District.Pass Action details Not available
17-00185 A-15)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Charlotte Gullap-Moore to the Commission for Women, term ending July 1, 2018, First District.Pass Action details Not available
17-00172 A-16)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Terence Dressler to the Goleta Cemetery District Board of Directors, term ending December 31, 2020, Second District.Pass Action details Not available
17-00173 A-17)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Claudia Washburn-Chyla to the Goleta Cemetery District Board of Directors, term ending December 31, 2020, Second District.Pass Action details Not available
17-00168 A-18)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Kevin Cogswell upon his retirement from the Sheriff’s Department after over 23 years of faithful and distinguished service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
17-00189 A-19)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Tom Alvarez upon his retirement from the County Executive Office after 13 years of Service to the County of Santa Barbara.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00169 A-20)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the month of March 2017 as American Red Cross month in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00182 A-21)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming March 7, 2017 as Arbor Day in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00167 A-22)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Heidi Hanson upon her retirement from the Probation Department after 21 years of dedicated service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00175 1)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding Phillips 66 Rail Spur Extension Project, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR.) a) Authorize the Chair to send a letter urging the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors to deny the Phillips 66 Company’s application for its Rail Spur Extension Project; and b) Determine that the proposed action is not a project and is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA guidelines section 15378(b)(2) as an administrative activity.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00144 2)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding Fiscal Years (FY) 2017-2019 Budget Gap Update, as follows: (EST. TIME: 45 MIN.) a) Receive and file an update on the Budget Gap for FY 2017-2018; b) Review certain existing discretionary Board funding priorities for possible revision; and c) Provide direction as appropriate to staff on these matters and any other Board priorities. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Video Video