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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 4/3/2018 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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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
18-00233 A-1)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding impoundment of various taxing entities’ 2017-2018 property tax revenue and release of prior years’ impounded property tax revenue, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve and authorize the Auditor-Controller to impound $3,411,307.00 of 2017-2018 current year taxes from various entities’ property tax revenues to mitigate potential losses from large assessment appeals filed by taxpayers; b) Approve Budget Revision Request No 0005562 to establish appropriations of $933,755.00 in multiple County funds and departments for an increase in nonspendable fund balance funded by property tax revenues impounded due to assessment appeals filed by taxpayers; c) Approve Budget Revision Request No 0005540 to increase fund balance components by $1,405,265.00 in multiple County funds and departments, funded by release of nonspendable fund balance due to the resolution of multiple assessment appeals cases; and d) Determine that the decision to approve and authorize the impoundment and release is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Pass Action details Not available
18-00212 A-2)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) special assessments for the commercial property in unincorporated area of the County with the California Statewide Communities Development Authority (CSCDA), as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Agreement for the collection of special taxes and special assessments with California Statewide Communities Development Authority (CSCDA) establishing fees for placement of voluntary commercial property special assessments on the County tax roll pursuant to Streets and Highways Code section 5898.20(b) and reimbursing the County for expenses incurred for annual processing, correction of errors and special reporting requests; b) Authorize the Auditor-Controller to place commercial property special assessments administered by California Statewide Communities Development Authority (CSCDA) on the County tax rolls for the County (limited to the unincorporated area of the County), who has entered into a joint powers agreement with CSCDA, in order to participate and enroll in the CSCDA Open PACE PrograPass Action details Video Video
18-00218 A-3)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Behavioral Wellness Annual Liabilities Update, as follows: a) Receive and file the report updating known and estimated liabilities of the Behavioral Wellness Department; 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 government fiscal activities which do not involve commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant physical impact on the environment.Pass Action details Video Video
18-00221 A-4)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding City Mobile Crisis Services Revenue Agreements, Fiscal Years (FY) 2018-2021, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Director of the Department of Behavioral Wellness to execute the following revenue agreements for providing Mobile Crisis Services according to the template agreement terms for the period July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2021, with the following cities and in the following anticipated revenue amounts: i) City of Buellton, in the projected revenue of $8,897.00; ii) City of Carpinteria, in the projected revenue of $7,157.00; iii) City of Guadalupe, in the projected revenue of $255.00; iv) City of Lompoc, in the projected revenue of $72,392.00; v) City of Santa Barbara, in the projected revenue of $207,075.00; vi) City of Santa Maria, in the projected revenue of $123,734.00; and vii) City of Solvang, in the projected revenue of $7,157.00; and b) Determine that these activities are exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review per CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(4), as government fiscal activities that do not involve cPass Action details Not available
18-00234 A-5)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Behavioral Wellness Fiscal Year (FY) 2017-2018 Alcohol and Drug Program contract increases and Budget Revision Request, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a First Amendment to the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Aegis Treatment Centers, LLC (a local vendor), for the provision of narcotic treatment services, to increase the FYs 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 contract amounts by $420,000.00 each year for a new total Contract amount not to exceed $12,540,000.00 through June 30, 2019; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a First Amendment to the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Coast Valley Worship Center DBA Coast Valley Substance Abuse Treatment Center (a local vendor), for the provisions of substance use disorder services, to increase the contract by $111,500.00 for a new total contract amount not to exceed $1,202,840.00 through June 30, 2018; c) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with LPass Action details Not available
18-00224 A-6)Agenda ItemApprove Budget Revision Requests (SEE EXHIBIT A POSTED WITH AGENDA). (4/5 Vote Required)Pass Action details Not available
18-00236 A-7)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a donation for Thomas Fire and January 9, 2018 Debris Flow Expert Consultants, as follows: a) Authorize the County Executive Officer to accept a donation in the amount of $300,000.00 on a reimbursement basis from Partners for Resilient Communities to assist the County of Santa Barbara with augmented disaster consulting services related to the Thomas Fire and January 9, 2018 Debris Flow; and b) 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.Pass Action details Video Video
18-00225 A-8)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the acceptance of Cash and Non-Cash Donations Greater than $10,000.00, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Authorize the Fire Department to accept a cash donation of $50,000.00 from The Ellen and Portia Family Foundation through the National Philanthropic Trust, and a non-cash donation of three Honda Pioneer 1000 All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) valued at $50,500.00 and one Ford F-150 “Raptor” truck valued at $82,885.75, totaling $133,385.75 from Direct Relief International (DRI), a non-profit organization; b) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0005554 to account for the increase to the appropriation of Donation Revenue, Capital Assets and Services and Supplies; and c) Determine that these activities are 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 activities may have a significant effect on the environment.Pass Action details Not available
18-00227 A-9)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a First Amendment to the Agreement with Simpler Systems, Inc. for Information Technology Services, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the First Amendment to the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Simpler Systems, Inc. (a local vendor) for Information Technology Services, in the amount not to exceed $250,000.00 annually, and not to exceed a total contract price of $750,000.00 for a period of July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2019; and b) Determine that the approval and execution of the Amendment is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3), finding that the 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 Video Video
18-00222 A-10)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Emergency Communications Center Call Taker Position, as follows: a) Approve the side letter between the Santa Barbara County Deputy Sheriff’s Association and the County of Santa Barbara regarding the terms and conditions applicable to the Emergency Communications Center Call Taker Position; b) Adopt a Resolution in to establish the classification of Emergency Communication Center Call Taker (Class No. 2420, Range No. 2420, $22.302 to $27.226 per hour); and c) 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
18-00230 A-11)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding PathPoint Integrated Behavioral Health and Substance Use Services Agreement, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with PathPoint for the provision of behavioral health and substance use services for the benefit of patients served in the Public Health Department’s (PHD) Franklin and Carpinteria Health Care Centers for the homeless population for a total amount not to exceed $98,900.00 for the period of March 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019; b) Approve and authorize the Director of PHD, or designee, to adjust hours of service as mutually agreed with the Contractor; and c) 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
18-00123 A-12)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
18-00229 A-13)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding authorization to execute agreements pursuant to Integrated Regional Water Management Funding through California Proposition 1, Disadvantaged Community Involvement Round for the Central Coast Funding Area, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Water Agency: a) Approve and authorize the Public Works Director or his designee to execute a Proposition 1 Integrated Regional Management Disadvantaged Community Involvement Grant Agreement and all necessary subsequent agreements or amendments with the Regional Water Management Foundation; b) Approve and authorize the Public Works Director or his designee to execute Local Agency Partner Agreements and all necessary subsequent agreements or amendments with the Cuyama Community Services District, City of Guadalupe, and University of California, Santa Barbara pursuant to the Proposition 1 Disadvantaged Community Involvement Grant; and c) Find that these actions do not constitute “Projects” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to 14 CCR 15378 (b)(4).Pass Action details Video Video
18-00226 A-14)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a request for waiver of competition for the purchase of aviation fuel, as follows: a) Authorize the Purchasing Agent to procure aviation fuel for the Sheriff / Fire Air Support Unit from Santa Ynez Valley Airport Authority for $125,000.00 per year, without being required to conduct a formal competitive bid process, pursuant to County Code Section 2-39, for a term period of 3 years, ending on June 30, 2020; and b) Determine this action is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15378(b)(5), which are organizational or administrative activities of governments that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes to the environment.Pass Action details Not available
18-00228 A-15)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a contract amendment for software support and maintenance with TriTech Software Systems for Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system, as follows: a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Sheriff, or his designee, to execute a tenth amendment to the agreement with TriTech Software Systems dated June 27, 2006 that extends the annual maintenance agreement for the CAD System through March 31, 2019 at a cost of $176,334.47; and b) Determine that the above recommended action is not subject to environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15378(b)(4) of the CEQA Guidelines. The proposed action consists solely 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
18-00235 A-16)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Karen Kerns to the Arts Commission, term ending June 30, 2019, First District.Pass Action details Not available
18-00231 A-17)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Steve Minjarez to the Human Services Commission, term ending June 30, 2020, Second District.Pass Action details Not available
18-00216 A-18)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider the adoption of the Measure A Five-Year Local Program of Projects for Fiscal Years 2018-2019 through 2022-2023, as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Adopt a Resolution for the Measure A Five-Year Local Program of Projects for Fiscal Years 2018-2019 through 2022-2023, for submittal to the Santa Barbara County Local Transportation Authority for acceptance; b) Reaffirm the existing distributions of Measure A revenues: 50 percent population and 50 percent lane miles for the South Coast, and 100 percent lane miles for North County; c) Reaffirm Resolution 10-101, which establishes priorities and policies for the use of the local portion of the one-half of one percent (1/2%) sales tax for the transportation needs in Santa Barbara County; d) Direct staff to prepare Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Road Maintenance Annual Plan based upon approved Measure A distribution formula; and e) Find the Measure A Five-Year Local Program of Projects for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 through 2022-2023 is exempt from the provisions of California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to 14 CCPass Action details Not available
18-00207 A-19)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Court Wright Williams upon his retirement from the Sheriff’s Department after over 26 years of faithful and distinguished service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
18-00219 A-20)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Michael G. Durant upon his retirement from the Sheriff’s Department after over 31 years of faithful and distinguished service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
18-00208 A-21)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Tim McWilliams upon his retirement from the Sheriff’s Department after over 28 years of faithful and distinguished service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
18-00209 A-22)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Erwin Stuart Smith Jr. upon his retirement from the Sheriff’s Department after over 39 years of faithful and distinguished service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
18-00211 A-23)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Paul Miranda upon his retirement from the Sheriff’s Department after 26 years of faithful and distinguished service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
18-00213 A-24)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Sandra Brown upon her retirement from the Sheriff’s Department after nearly 20 years of faithful and distinguished service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
18-00215 A-25)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Claude Rateau upon his retirement from the Department of Social Services after 28 years of faithful and distinguished service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
18-00205 A-26)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Kathi LeGault upon her retirement from the Sheriff’s Department after 26 years of faithful and distinguished service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
18-00206 A-27)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Johnny L. Langehenning Jr. upon his retirement from the Sheriff’s Department after 28 years of faithful and distinguished service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
18-00204 A-28)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming April 27, 2018 as Arbor Day in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
18-00217 A-29)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Scott Hosking of the General Services Department as the April 2018 Employee of the Month in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
18-00220 A-30)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the month of April 2018 as DMV/Donate Life Month in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
18-00232 1)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding Library Service Delivery Consultant update, as follows: (EST. TIME: 2 HR. 30 MIN.) a) Receive and file a presentation of Management Partners’ library consultant report ‘Organizational Analysis of Library Service Delivery’; b) Direct staff to begin preparing a Fiscal Year (FY) 2018-2019 Agreement for Operation of a County-wide Library for future Board approval in accordance with Management Partners’ recommendations: i) Management Partners’ Recommendation 1: Add the City of Goleta as a fourth contracting party for administration of Goleta Library in addition to the Cities of Santa Barbara, Santa Maria and Lompoc; ii) Management Partners’ Recommendation 2: Assign a new Zone 4, which includes Buellton, Solvang, Eastern Goleta Valley, Community Service Area 3, Isla Vista and Hope Ranch, to the City of Goleta for the provision of library services; iii) Management Partners’ Recommendation 3: Develop a funding formula based on equity principles including socioeconomic factors, geographic location/remoteness, literacy rates, and coPass Action details Video Video
18-00214 2)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Long Range Planning Division Fiscal Year (FY) 2018-2019 Work Program, as follows: (EST. TIME: 45 MIN.) a) Receive a report on the FY 2018-2019 Proposed Work Program; b) Allocate the funding and staff resources to approve the 2018-2019 Work Program subject to approval of the Planning and Development Department’s budget to: i) Continue to provide required services, conduct operations, and work on projects with remaining work from the FY 2017-2018 Work Program; and ii) Initiate the staff-recommended new mandated and non-mandated projects which would be supported by general fund contributions for the FY 2018-2019 Work Program; and c) Determine that the Board’s action is not a “project” that is subject to environmental review pursuant to the State California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5). COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Video Video
18-00210 3)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the San Marcos Park Master Plan; and authorize the review of Master Plan consistency with the adopted Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the property, Second District, as follows: (EST. TIME: 15 MIN.) a) Approve the preliminary Master Plan for San Marcos Park; b) Authorize the Parks Division to proceed with evaluation of environmental compatibility and consistency with the adopted EIR and conditions of development for the parcels; and c) Determine that the above recommended actions involve a feasibility or planning study for possible future actions which the County has not approved, adopted or funded and are thereby statutorily exempt from environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15262, and direct staff to file a Notice of Exemption. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Video Video
18-00168 4)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