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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 3/13/2018 9:00 AM Minutes status: Approved  
Meeting location: JOSEPH CENTENO BETTERAVIA GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION BUILDING, BOARD HEARING ROOM 511 EAST LAKESIDE PARKWAY, SANTA MARIA
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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
18-00154 A-1)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Auditor-Controller’s Report on Fiscal Year 2016-2017 County Vendor Payments Greater than $100,000.00, as follows: a) Receive and file the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Report of County Vendor Payments Greater than $100,000; and b) 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 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
18-00157 A-2)Agenda ItemMontecito Fire Protection District - Approve the request of the Montecito Fire Protection District to order, call, provide for and give notice of a special election to be held in the Montecito Fire Protection District on July 24, 2018 for the purpose of submitting to the voters of said district a proposition pursuant to Article XIII B of the Constitution of the State of California to retain the district’s increased limits of appropriations. (APPROVE AND REFER TO THE COUNTY CLERK-RECORDER-ASSESSOR)Pass Action details Not available
18-00155 A-3)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Jalama Beach Affordable Overnight Accommodations, Project No. 8703, Amendment to Professional Services Agreement (PSA), Third District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 3 to the PSA with Blackbird Architects, Inc. for design work for the Jalama Beach Affordable Overnight Accommodations Project increasing the amount by $7,600.00 to a total of $208,916.25; b) Authorize the Director of General Services or designee to approve further amendments to the PSA with Blackbird Architects, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $18,335.00 for a total contract amount not to exceed $227,251.25; and c) Determine that the proposed action does not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to 14 CCR Section 15378(b)(5) (Organizational or administrative activities of governments that will not result in direct or indirect changes in the environment) and direct staff to file a Notice of Exemption on that basis.Pass Action details Not available
18-00170 A-4)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Santa Barbara Bowl Foundation Montecito Community Benefit Concerts, Santa Barbara, First District (R/P File No.: 001076), as follows: a) Consider and approve a one-time waiver of the annual thirty-seven (37) commercial event maximum performances pursuant to the Amended and Restated Management and Lease Agreement between the County of Santa Barbara and the Santa Barbara Bowl Foundation, to allow for up to four additional events to host Montecito relief effort benefit concerts supporting Thomas Fire and Flood recovery; and b) Find that pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines, Section 15162, no substantial changes are proposed which will require major revisions to the prior negative declaration; no substantial changes to the project have occurred with respect to the circumstances under which the project is undertaken; and no new information of substantial importance has come to light regarding environmental effects of the project or of the sufficiency of mitigation measures, and therefore the proposed actions are wiPass Action details Not available
18-00159 A-5)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Easy Lift Transportation Agreement, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor Easy Lift Transportation in an amount not to exceed $72,309.00, that includes $37,000.00 under Purchase Contract CN No. 21321 with Easy Lift Transportation but otherwise cancels, nullifies, and supersedes Purchase Contract CN No. 21321, to provide transportation services for the homeless population for the period of July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018; and b) Determine that the recommended action is not a “project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and is exempt per CEQA Guideline Section 15378(b)(4) since the recommended action is a government fiscal activity that does not involve commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant physical impact on the environment.Pass Action details Not available
18-00172 A-6)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a request for waiver of competition in the purchase of SmartMan CPR Manikins, as follows: a) Authorize the Purchasing Manager to procure, without competitive bidding, ten (10) SmartMan Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) training manikins from V4EMS for an amount not to exceed $70,000.00 during the remainder of Fiscal Year 2017-2018, since there is a limited source in specifications pursuant to County Code Section 2-39, subdivision (c); and b) Determine that the activity is not a “Project” under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and is exempt per CEQA Guideline Section 15378(b)(4), since the recommended action is a government fiscal activities which does not involve commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant physical impact on the environment.Pass Action details Not available
18-00173 A-7)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Staff Physician Recruitment Incentives, as follows: a) Within existing funding, authorize the County Executive Officer (CEO) to approve requests from the Public Health Department to provide new hire incentives for staff physicians up to $75,000.00 per appointment as permitted by the New Hire Recruiting Incentives and Reimbursements Policy, not to exceed a maximum aggregate total of $75,000.00 for the remainder of the Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2018 and if required, to distribute new hire incentives awarded prior to June 30, 2018 in subsequent years depending on the actual hire date and/or a structured payment plan; and b) Determine that the above action is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Sections 15378(b)(4) and 15378(b)(5) because it consists of government administrative or fiscal activities that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
18-00174 A-8)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Second Amendment to the Oregon Community Health Information Network (OCHIN) Master System Agreement to add exhibits allowing outside entities access to OCHINLINK, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Second Amendment to the Master System Agreement with OCHIN to add and incorporate Exhibit AC, OCHINLINK Data Access Agreements, and Exhibit AC-1, OCHINLINK User Access Agreements, allowing Outside Entities to access OCHINLINK without a change in term or an increase to cost to the Master System Agreement; b) Authorize the Public Health Department Director, or designee, to execute or terminate Exhibit AC, OCHINLINK Data Access Agreements, and Exhibit AC-1, OCHINLINK User Access Agreements with Outside Entities; 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 15378(b)(5) of the CEQA Guidelines since the actions are organizational or administrative activities that will not result in direct or indirect physicPass Action details Not available
18-00072 A-9)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding amending Chapters 24A and 29-24 of the Santa Barbara County Code relating to fines and penalties for violations regarding discharge into Laguna County Sanitation District Treatment System, Third, Fourth and Fifth Districts, as follows: (EST. TIME: 15 MIN.) a) Consider the introduction (first reading) of Ordinances (2) amending Chapters 24A and 29-24 of the Santa Barbara County Code relating to administrative fines and penalties for violations to Chapter 29, Article III - Discharge into Laguna County Sanitation District Treatment System; b) Continue to the Administrative Agenda of March 13, 2018 to consider recommendations, as follows: i) Consider adoption (second reading) of Ordinances (2) amending Chapters 24A and 29-24 of the Santa Barbara County Code relating to administrative fines and penalties for violations to Chapter 29, Article III - Discharge into Laguna County Sanitation District Treatment System; ii) Read the title of the Ordinances (2) and waive the reading of the Ordinances in full; and iii) Find that the proposed OrdinaPass Action details Not available
18-00125 A-10)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding construction of 2017-2018 North County Pavement Rehabilitation Project No. 820678 N in the Third, Fourth, and Fifth Districts, as follows: a) Approve the specifications for Construction of 2017-2018 North County Pavement Rehabilitation Project, to repave approximately five lane miles in the Third, Fourth, and Fifth Districts, on file in the Public Works Department office; b) Award the construction contract in the amount of $1,510,514.00 to the lowest responsible bidder, Souza Construction, Inc. (a Tri-County Vendor), 4027 Santa Fe Road, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401, subject to the provision of documents and certifications, as set forth in the 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 $92,644.98 plus Pass Action details Not available
18-00178 A-11)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the approval of Tajiguas Landfill tip fee for Fiscal Year 2018-2019, First Second and Third Districts, as follows: a) Approve and establish an annual per-ton charge pursuant to section 4.3.A of the Materials Delivery Commitment and Processing Services Agreements between the County and the Cities of Santa Barbara, Goleta and Solvang for Fiscal Year 2018-2019, beginning July 1, 2018, of one hundred two dollars ($102.00) rather than one hundred ten dollars per ton ($110.00) to be paid by the Cities pursuant to section 4.2.B.2 for disposal of waste at the Tajiguas Landfill; and b) Find that the proposed action is for the establishment of solid waste handling, disposal and collection fees and rates by the County which are for the purpose of meeting operating expenses and financial reserves; that no expansion of services or facilities will result; that the proposed action is therefore exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to 14 CCR 15273(a)(1)(2)(3) and (4); and approve the filing of a Notice of Exemption on that basis.Pass Action details Not available
18-00158 A-12)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Board Contract as an Amendment to an existing purchasing order with Gold Coast Recycling, Inc. to process commingled recyclables, First, Second, and Third Districts, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Agreement with Gold Coast Recycling (a subsidiary of EJ Harrison and Sons) as an amendment to the existing purchasing order to process commingled recyclables collected and delivered by the County to Gold Coast’s recycling facility in Ventura for the current Fiscal Year ending on June 30, 2018, not to exceed $600,000.00; and b) Find the proposed Amendment to the contract does not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act, pursuant to 14 CCR 15378 (b)(5) (administrative activity of government).Pass Action details Not available
18-00171 A-13)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Tajiguas Sanitary Landfill Groundwater Protection System Phase 3C, County Project No. 828361, Third District, as follows: a) Approve plans and specifications for the construction of the Tajiguas Sanitary Landfill Groundwater Protection System Phase 3C Project, on file in the Public Works Department office; b) Award the construction contract in the amount of $2,203,962.00 to the lowest responsible bidder, Whitaker Construction Group, Inc., 2752 Concrete Court, Paso Robles, CA 93448, 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 as change order work, supplemental work itemized in the Estimate of Job Costs in the contract documents up to $350,000.00; e) AuthorizPass Action details Not available
18-00156 A-14)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding emergency and disaster recovery agreements, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute agreements for services of independent contractors for emergency response and disaster recovery services, as follows: i) CalPortland Construction with a term of March 13, 2018 through June 30, 2018 for an amount not to exceed $1,000,000.00; ii) Shaw Construction with a term of March 13, 2018 through June 30, 2018 for an amount not to exceed $1,000,000.00; iii) R.W. Scott Construction Company Inc. with a term of March 13, 2018 through June 30, 2018 for an amount not to exceed $1,000,000.00; iv) Specialty Construction Inc. with a term of March 13, 2018 through June 30, 2018 for an amount not to exceed $1,000,000.00; v) Cushman Contracting Corporation with a term of March 13, 2018 through June 30, 2018 for an amount not to exceed $1,000,000.00; vi) Speed’s with a term of March 13, 2018 through June 30, 2019 for an amount not to exceed $1,000,000.00Pass Action details Not available
18-00123 A-15)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Public Works Director’s Report on emergency response actions from impacts of flooding and storms and continuation of emergency actions, First District, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) Acting as the Board of Supervisors and Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Receive and review a report from the Public Works Director regarding emergency actions taken pursuant to Resolution No. 15-321 and Public Contract Code section 22050 related to emergency operations responding to flooding, storms, and debris removal following the January 9, 2018 storm and the necessity of the action and the reasons the emergency will not permit delay resulting from competitive solicitation of bids; b) Determine that there is a need to continue the emergency action ordered by the Public Works Director; and c) Find that the proposed actions are associated with emergency response and are therefore statutorily exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Guideline Sections 15269(c) actions necessary to prevePass Action details Not available
18-00152 A-16)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Second Amendment to the Agreement with Pathway Family Services for Permanency Assessment Services, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Second Amendment to the Agreement with Pathway Family Services, a local vendor, for the provision of Permanency Assessment Services in the amount not to exceed $160,000.00 for the period of July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018; and b) Determine that the approvals and execution of the above Amendment is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3), finding that the approvals and execution of the Amendment 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 activities are not subject to CEQA.Pass Action details Not available
18-00153 A-17)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an agreement with NEC Corporation of America for Workforce Optimization and Verbal Attestation, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with NEC Corporation of America for the provision of Workforce Optimization and Verbal Attestation in the amount not to exceed $491,001.00 for the period of March 13, 2018 through December 31, 2018; and b) Determine that the approval and execution of the Agreement is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3), finding that the execution of the Agreement 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 activities are not subject to CEQA.Pass Action details Not available
18-00165 A-26)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of James Gill to the Los Alamos Cemetery District Board of Directors, term ending December 31, 2018, Third District.Pass Action details Not available
18-00167 A-18)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Jeffery Moore to the Behavioral Wellness Commission, term ending January 1, 2021, First District.Pass Action details Not available
18-00176 A-19)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Philip Greene to the Agricultural Advisory Committee as an alternate member, term ending December 31, 2022, First District.Pass Action details Not available
18-00177 A-20)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Duncan Wright to the Arts Commission, term ending June 30, 2019, First District.Pass Action details Not available
18-00160 A-21)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Joan Fairfield to the Human Services Commission, term ending September 16, 2020, Third District.Pass Action details Not available
18-00161 A-22)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Molly Morrison to the Fish and Wildlife Commission, term ending December 31, 2020, Third District.Pass Action details Not available
18-00162 A-23)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Marianne Partridge to the Commission for Women, term ending July 1, 2020, Third District.Pass Action details Not available
18-00163 A-24)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Michael Maglinte to the North County Board of Architectural Review, term ending January 1, 2021, Third District.Pass Action details Not available
18-00164 A-25)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Charles Gonzales to the Los Alamos Cemetery District Board of Directors, term ending December 31, 2018, Third District.Pass Action details Not available
18-00166 A-27)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Judith Dale to the Library Advisory Committee, term ending June 30, 2019, Third District.Pass Action details Not available
18-00168 A-28)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the California Statewide Communities Development Authority’s (CSCDA) report about the Program (the Report), including the extent of the area proposed to be included within the Program, the terms and conditions of a draft contract between CSCDA and owners of commercial property participating in the Program, and the proposed financing provisions for the Program; and, consider the adoption of a Resolution consenting to the implementation of the Program to make voluntary contractual assessment financing available to owners of commercial property within the unincorporated area of Santa Barbara County, as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Adopt a Resolution consenting to the implementation of the Program within the unincorporated area of Santa Barbara County; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Participation Agreement for the California Statewide Communities Development Authority Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Open PACE Program; and c) Determine that the above recommended actions are not the approval of a project thPass Action details Video Video
18-00175 1)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding an update on the Thomas Fire and January 9, 2018 Debris Flow community disaster recovery efforts, as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Receive and file an update from the County Executive Office on the January 9, 2018 Debris Flow community disaster recovery efforts; b) Receive an update from Planning and Development and Flood Control on the expected permitting and rebuild process in the areas affected by the debris flow; c) Provide further direction to staff as appropriate; and d) Determine pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines 15378(b)(4) that the above actions are not a project subject to CEQA review, because it is a government activity that does not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant physical impact on the environment. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Video Video
18-00142 2)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider the Planning Commission’s recommendations to approve the Bell Street Ordinance Amendment and Tentative Tract Map, Mixed-Use Land Use Permit and Government Code Section 65402 Conformity Determination, which will effectuate an Ordinance amendment for all parcels zoned CM-LA within the Los Alamos Community Plan and the development of a mixed-use project at 230 St. Joseph Street in Los Alamos, (Case Numbers 17ORD-00000-00016/16TRM-00000-00002/17LUP-00000-00413, 17GOV-00000-00005), Third District, as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Adopt an Ordinance (Case No. 17ORD-00000-00016) amending Section 35-1, the Santa Barbara County Land Use and Development Code, of Chapter 35, Zoning, of the County Code; b) Make the required findings for approval of the project; c) Approve the Tentative Tract Map (Case No. 16TRM-00000-00002) subject to the conditions of approval; d) Approve the Land Use Permit (Case No. 17LUP-00000-00413) subject to the conditions of approval; e) Determine that as reflected in the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) findings, no subsPass Action details Video Video
18-00100 3)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Oak Hills Estate request for hearing of Case Nos. 15RZN-00000-00002, 15TRM-00000-00001/TM 14,180, 15DVP-00000-00001, and 17RDN-00000-00006, Third District, as follows: (EST. TIME: 45 MIN.) a) Make the required findings for approval of the project, including California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) findings; b) Certify the Final Environmental Impact Report (17EIR-00000-00001) as modified by the Final EIR Revision Letter dated June 4, 2018, and adopt the mitigation monitoring program contained in the conditions of approval; c) Adopt an Ordinance for Case No. 15RZN-00000-00002, rezoning the project parcel from Residential Ranchette, 1 unit per 10 acres (RR-10) to Design Residential, 1.8 units per acre (DR-1.8); d) Approve the Vesting Tentative Tract Map (15TRM 00000-00001/TRM 14,180) subject to the conditions of approval; e) Approve a Development Plan (15DVP-00000-00001) for the future development of 29 single family residences within the DR-1.8 zone district subject to the conditions of approval; and f) Approve casePass Action details Video Video
18-00140 4)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Coastal Resiliency Project Briefing, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR. 30 MIN.) a) Receive a staff briefing on the Coastal Resiliency Project, including the “Sea Level Rise and Coastal Hazards Vulnerability Assessment” and draft Local Coastal Program (LCP) policies; b) Provide initial comments and direction to staff regarding potential amendments to the LCP; c) Direct staff to return to the Board with proposed LCP amendments for the Board’s consideration after incorporating any comments and direction received from the Board and recommendations by the County Planning Commission; and d) Determine that the briefing, comments, and direction to staff do not constitute a project and are exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Sections 15060(c)(3) and 15378(b)(2). COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Video Video
18-00169 5)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding an update on Federal Homeless Continuum of Care Program in Santa Barbara County, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) (EST. TIME: 45 MIN.) a) Receive and file an update on the federal Homeless Continuum of Care Program (CoC) and its implementation in Santa Barbara County; b) Consider the County assuming additional responsibility in support of the local Continuum of Care by taking on the role of “Lead Agency” for the local Santa Maria/Santa Barbara County Continuum of Care (local CoC), in addition to the County’s existing roles of Collaborative Applicant, Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) Lead Agency, and Grant Administrator; Consider the following actions regarding the County’s role in the local Santa Maria/Santa Barbara County Continuum of Care (local CoC): i) Approve the County’s assumption of “Lead Agency” responsibilities for the local CoC, which would be in addition to the County’s existing roles of Collaborative Applicant, Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) Lead Agency, and Grant Administrator; or ii) DePass Action details Video Video