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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 1/23/2018 9:00 AM Minutes status: Approved  
Meeting location: COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING BOARD HEARING ROOM, FOURTH FLOOR 105 E. ANAPAMU STREET, SANTA BARBARA
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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18-00007  Agenda ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-EXISTING LITIGATION (Paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Government Code section 54956.9) In the Matter of Santa Barbara County, Provider Number TCM42, Fiscal Period Ended 6/30/12, State of California Health and Human Services Agency, Department of Health Care Services, Audits and Investigations Targeted Case Management case number TC18-0612-803L-CL. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-ANTICIPATED LITIGATION (Paragraph (4) of subdivision (d) of Government Code section 54956.9) Deciding whether to initiate civil litigation: three cases. CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS [Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors, sitting as the Board of Directors of the Santa Barbara County Flood Control and Water Conservation District] (Government Code section 54956.8) Property: Assessor’s Parcel Number 007-120-036, 640 Randall Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93108 (First Supervisorial District). Agency negotiators: General Services Director Janette D. Pell and Public Works Director Scott D. McGolpin. Negotiating parties: Ronald J. Daniels and Joanne D. Rosen  Action details Not available
18-00061 A-1)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Property Tax Administration Cost Recovery for 2017-2018 (SB2557), as follows: a) Receive and file a report prepared by the Santa Barbara County Auditor-Controller determining recoverable Fiscal Year (FY) 2017-2018 Property Tax Administrative Costs; b) Adopt the Resolution to recover property tax administrative costs pursuant to California Revenue and Taxation Code section 95.3; and c) 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 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
18-00053 A-2)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a contract with Relias Learning, LLC for Fiscal Years (FY) 2017-2020, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute a multiyear Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Relias Learning, LLC (not a local vendor), for the provision of online courses and e-learning resources to accommodate all Behavioral Wellness staff, for a total contract maximum amount not to exceed $115,851.00 for the term of January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2019; 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
18-00052 A-3)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the County and the United Way of Northern Santa Barbara County (United Way) related to the Santa Barbara County Coordinated Entry System (CES) Coordinating Agency, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an MOU between the County and the United Way designating the United Way as the CES Coordinating Agency and outlining their respective roles and responsibilities related to CES implementation; and b) Determine that the recommended actions do not constitute a project subject to environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5), finding that the project is an organizational or administrative activity of governments that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment, and direct staff to file a Notice of Exemption.Pass Action details Not available
18-00067 A-4)Agenda ItemApprove Budget Revision Requests (SEE EXHIBIT A POSTED WITH AGENDA). (4/5 Vote Required)Pass Action details Not available
18-00059 A-5)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) Grant Program for Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2019, DUI Intensive Supervision Program, as follows: a) Authorize the Chief Probation Officer to submit an application, execute the Grant Award Agreement, and accept anticipated funding of the FFY 2019 OTS Grant in the amount of $132,509.00 for the period covering October 1, 2018, to September 30, 2019; and b) Determine that the above recommended actions are 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 actions are not a project as they are 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, and direct staff to file the Notice of Exemption.Pass Action details Not available
18-00060 A-6)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the approval of an agreement for Services with W. Haywood Burns Institute for technical assistance Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparity (R.E.D.) Grant from October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with W. Haywood Burns Institute to provide technical assistance for Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2017-2018 , not to exceed an amount of $30,600.00; 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)(4), 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
18-00057 A-7)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a First Amendment to an Agreement with the Oregon Community Health Information Network (OCHIN) to provide a combined practice management system and electronic medical record system and professional services, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the First Amendment to the Agreement with OCHIN for a combined practice management system and electronic medical record system and professional services with a term of March 21, 2017 through March 31, 2020 for a total amount not to exceed $3,595,000.00 (including contingency) for the initial three year period; b) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0005497 in the amount of $115,000.00 to move funds between object levels within the Public Health Department’s Special Revenue Fund that have been budgeted for implementation of the new Practice Management System and Electronic Health Record System; and c) Determine that the proposed actions do not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), pursuant to Section 15378Pass Action details Not available
18-00056 A-8)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Oral Health Initiative Agreement with Santa Barbara County Education Office, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement between the Santa Barbara Public Health Department and the Santa Barbara County Education Office Health Linkages Program for an amount not to exceed $79,922.00, to provide services directly related to the Oral Health Initiative for the period through June 30, 2018; and b) Determine that the above action is not a “project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and is exempt pursuant to section 15378(b)(4) of the CEQA guidelines since the recommended action is a governmental funding mechanisms and fiscal activity that does 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
18-00065 A-9)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Amendment to Construction Management and Inspection Services Agreement for Unit II Channel Improvements Project, Fifth District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Filippin Engineering, Inc. (a local vendor) for construction management and inspection services for the Unit II Channel Improvements Project, increasing the contract amount of $144,701.00 to a not-to-exceed amount of $253,001.19, an increase of $108,300.19, and extending the contract period from December 31, 2018 to December 31, 2019; b) Authorize an increase of $10,830.01 to the contingency amount of $14,470.10 to a total contingency amount to $25,300.11 with Filippin Engineering, Inc. for additional work that may be needed to complete work for the project and authorize the Public Works Director to approve the additional work; and c) Determine, pursuant to 14 CCR 15162, that a Mitigated Negative Declaration No. 14NGD-00000-00012 was adopted for the Unit II Channel ImprovementPass Action details Not available
18-00018 A-10)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the creation of the Stepping Up Initiative Governing Board, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Resolution creating the Stepping Up Initiative Governing Board and designating the composition of the governing body to carry out a six-step planning process to reduce the number of adults with mental illness from cycling through the county jails, as detailed in Resolution 16-298 which was adopted and authorized by the Board on December 13, 2016; and b) Determine that the approval of the recommended action is not subject to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b) (5), since the recommended action is a government administrative activity which does not involve commitment to any specific project which may result in potentially significant physical impact on the environment.Pass Action details Video Video
18-00055 A-11)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Agreement with Bit California, LLC dba Document Fulfillment Services to provide CalWORK’s information network system printing and mailing services, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement with Bit California, LLC dba Document Fulfillment Services (not a local vendor) for the purpose of printing and mailing client correspondence from the CalWORKS’s Information Network System, in an amount not to exceed $2,400,000.00 for the period from February 1, 2018 through June 30, 2022; and b) Determine under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15061(b) (3) that this activity is exempt from review on the basis that it can be seen with certainty that there is no possibility that the activity may have a significant effect on the environment.Pass Action details Not available
18-00058 A-12)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Fourth 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 Fourth 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 $150,747.00 for the period from July 1, 2017, through June 30, 2018; and b) Determine that the above recommended action is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3), finding that the above recommended action 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 activity is not subject to CEQA.Pass Action details Video Video
17-00927 A-13)Agenda ItemReceive and file a presentation from the Fifth District reviewing the sixth annual Santa Barbara County Veterans Stand Down.Pass Action details Not available
18-00049 A-14)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of John Parke to the Planning Commission, term ending December 31, 2018, Third District.Pass Action details Not available
18-00068 A-15)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding a Cannabis Business License Ordinance and Cannabis Cultivation Cap Options, as follows: (EST. TIME: 2 HR.) a) Consider the introduction (First Reading) of an Ordinance adding Chapter 50 to the Santa Barbara County Code, Establishing a Commercial Cannabis Business License; b) Read title: “An Ordinance Adding Chapter 50, Licensing Of Commercial Cannabis Operations, To The Santa Barbara County Code,” and waive reading of the Ordinance in full; c) Receive and consider options from staff and provide direction, as necessary, on the establishment of cultivation caps or limits; d) Receive an update on state temporary medical cannabis cultivation licenses in Santa Barbara County; e) Set a hearing on the Administrative Agenda for April 3, 2018 to consider the adoption (Second Reading) of an Ordinance Adding Chapter 50 to the Santa Barbara County Code, Licensing of Commercial Cannabis Operations; and f) Make the required California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) findings and determine for the purposes of CEQA that: i) These aPass Action details Not available
18-00066 A-16)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider the recommendations of the County and Montecito Planning Commissions regarding Case Nos. 17ORD-00000-00004, 17ORD-00000-00009, and 17ORD-00000-00010 which would amend, respectively the County Land Use and Development Code (LUDC), the Montecito Land Use and Development Code (MLUDC), and the Article II Coastal Zoning Ordinance (CZO), to establish regulations for cannabis; to consider the recommendation of the County Planning Commission to approve Case No. 18ORD-00000-00001 amending and partially rescinding Article X, Medical Marijuana Regulations; to consider the recommendation of the Agricultural Advisory Preserve Committee to approve Case No. 17ORD-00000-00019 for amendments to the Uniform Rules for Agricultural Preserves and Farmland Security Zones; and to submit a Resolution transmitting Case No. 17ORD-00000-00010 (CZO) to the Coastal Commission, as follows: (EST. TIME: 3 HR.) a) California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA): i) Determine that the adoption of the Coastal Zoning Ordinance amendments, Case No. 17ORD-00000-00010, is exempt from CEQA pursuant to Pass Action details Not available
18-00062 A-17)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution honoring the 2017 Carpinterian of the Year.Pass Action details Not available
18-00063 A-18)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution honoring the 2017 Junior Carpinterian of the Year.Pass Action details Not available
18-00064 A-19)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Disaster Leave Program and a Transportation Reimbursement Program for employee absences and use of alternative transportation modes due to a Natural Disaster, as follows: a) Approve the Major Disaster Leave-Sharing Plan Policy; b) Adopt a Resolution implementing a Transportation Reimbursement Program for County Employees Affected by the January 2018 Mudslides; and c) Determine pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act (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 Video Video
17-00923 1)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider Board of Supervisor appointment to Boards, Commissions and Committees, as follows: (EST. TIME: 15 MIN.) a) Behavioral Wellness Commission - one regular member; b) Area Agency on Aging (Central Coast Commission for Senior Citizens) - one regular member to Advisory Council; c) Library Advisory Committee - one regular member; d) Retirement Board of the Santa Barbara County Employees Retirement System - one member; Note: Supervisor Wolf appointed to a three year term ending December 31, 2019; e) Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County - one regular member, one alternate member; f) CenCal Health - one regular member; g) Beach Erosion Authority for Control Operations and Nourishment (BEACON) - two regular members, one alternate member; h) Central Coast Collaborative on Homelessness - two regular members as Co-Chairs; i) Law Library Board of Trustees - Chair as Ex-Officio Member; j) KIDS Network Policy Council - two members to serve as Chair and Vice-Chair; k) Legislative Program Committee - two regular members; l) Debt APass Action details Video Video
18-00045 2)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding taxation of Cannabis-related Operations and additional options and operational issues, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR. 30 MIN.) a) Consider options for taxation rates and provide direction to staff for inclusion in a June 2018 ballot measure; b) Provide direction to staff for the following: i) Development of a measure for General revenue purposes; or ii) Development of a measure for Specific revenue purposes; and conceptual direction on the specific uses and conditions for the revenue; c) Direct staff to return on January 30, 2018 with a taxation Ordinance and ballot measure on cannabis-related operations; d) Receive and file a presentation on additional cannabis revenue banking, treasury and accounting issues; e) Provide any other conceptual direction to staff; and f) 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 they are administrative activities that will not result in direct or indirect physicalPass Action details Video Video
18-00045  Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding taxation of Cannabis-related Operations and additional options and operational issues, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR. 30 MIN.) a) Consider options for taxation rates and provide direction to staff for inclusion in a June 2018 ballot measure; b) Provide direction to staff for the following: i) Development of a measure for General revenue purposes; or ii) Development of a measure for Specific revenue purposes; and conceptual direction on the specific uses and conditions for the revenue; c) Direct staff to return on January 30, 2018 with a taxation Ordinance and ballot measure on cannabis-related operations; d) Receive and file a presentation on additional cannabis revenue banking, treasury and accounting issues; e) Provide any other conceptual direction to staff; and f) 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 they are administrative activities that will not result in direct or indirect physicalPass Action details Not available
18-00043 3)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Renew ’22 initiative, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR. 30 MIN.) a) Receive an update on the Renew ’22 initiative to proactively address the organization’s fiscal and organizational challenges, and as part of that update: i) Receive a report on proposals that are already underway by departments (Category 1) or consistent with Board policy or previous direction (Category 2); staff in the County Executive Office will proceed exploring these ideas with departments; ii) Provide guidance on ideas presented that involve a change in Board policy or prior direction (Category 3) or significantly impact multiple department operations (Category 4) before further exploration and analysis occur; b) Suggest other proposals not included in staff’s proposal for further staff exploration and analysis; c) Provide other direction, as appropriate; and d) Determine pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15378 that the above activities are not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act.Pass Action details Video Video