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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 4/10/2018 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
18-00246 A-1)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Auditor-Controller’s Report on the External Monitoring Reports of County Departments for July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017, as follows: a) Receive and file the Auditor-Controller's Report on the External Monitoring Reports of County Departments for July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017 (the Report); and b) Determine that the above actions are not a “project” under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to section 15378(b)(5) of the CEQA guidelines, because they consist of administrative activities of the government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
18-00255 A-2)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Behavioral Wellness Contractor on Payroll (COP) Agreements for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018-2019, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a COP Agreement with Edwin Feliciano, MD, to provide psychiatric services for the period of July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019 in an amount not to exceed $86,790.00; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a COP Agreement with Irwin Lunianski, MD, to provide psychiatric services for the period of July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019 in an amount not to exceed $109,478.40; c) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a COP Agreement with Daniel Litten, MD, to provide psychiatric services for the period of July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019 in an amount not to exceed $60,000.00; d) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a COP Agreement with Fred Berge, MD, to provide psychiatric services for the period of July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019 in an amount not to exceed $125,320.00; and e) Determine that the above actions are government fiscal activities or funding mechanisms which do not involve any comPass Action details Not available
18-00250 A-3)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Grant Application for the California Climate Investments Urban Greening Program, as follows: a) Authorize the Director of the Community Services Department to apply for grant funding from the California Climate Investments Urban Greening Program by submitting a grant application, including all required attachments and supporting documentation; b) Adopt a Resolution of Approval; and c) Determine that the submission of the grant application and Resolution is 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 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
18-00253 A-4)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding authorizing the Community Services Department to access summary criminal history information for those applicants and volunteers hired into positions having supervisory or disciplinary authority over a minor, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Community Services Department to access summary criminal history information for those applicants and volunteers hired into positions having supervisory or disciplinary authority over a minor; and b) Determine that the above action is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15378(b)(5) of the CEQA Guidelines, because the actions consist of administrative activities of government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
18-00012 A-5)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding re-ratification of the Proclamation of Local Emergency caused by drought conditions, last action October 9, 2018, (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 within 30 days 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
18-00092 A-6)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Thomas Fire/Storm Incident Update and Local Proclamation re-ratification, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution re-ratifying the Proclamations of Local Emergencies related to the Thomas Fire and subsequent Storm Emergency declared by the Director of Emergency Services on December 8, 2017, and January 8, 2018, respectively, when the Board of Supervisors was not in session, pursuant to Government Code Section 8550 et. seq. and Chapter 12, Section 12-5(a) of the Santa Barbara County Code, now combined and re-named Thomas Fire/Storm Incident; b) Direct the Office of Emergency Management to return within 30 days for re-ratification of the Emergency until such time that the response and recovery conditions dictate otherwise; and c) 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 Pass Action details Not available
18-00263 A-7)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding authorization to allocate a job classification of Chief Information Security Office (Enterprise Leader) to the County Executive Office, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to allocate one (1) full-time equivalent (FTE) Enterprise Leader - General position effective April 23, 2018, funded by the Risk Management Fund in the County Executive Office (to be used and recruited for a Chief Information Security Officer); and b) 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 Not available
18-00227 A-8)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
18-00258 A-9)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the approval of a License Agreement and acceptance of an In-Kind Gift of the Waiver of Rent for use of the Orfalea House for a Community Relief Services Center, First District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Community Relief Services Center at Orfalea House License Agreement between the County of Santa Barbara (as County) and 1283 CVC, LLC (as Licensor), for use of the Orfalea House located at 1283 Coast Village Circle, in Montecito, CA, for a term of two (2) years, subject to 30-day written notice to terminate from the Director of the General Services Department, rent free, and County accepting responsibility for payment of all utilities, phones, data and janitorial serving the premises, for the purpose of providing the local community affected by the federally declared disasters with the necessary disaster recovery services; b) Accept the waived rental payments as an in-kind gift valued at $9,500.00 per month, pursuant to Board Resolution 99-485 and California Government Code Section 25355; and c) Find thaPass Action details Not available
18-00251 A-10)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Agricultural/Weights and Measures Inspector Positions and License Incentive, as follows: a) Approve the side letter between Service Employees International Union, Local 620 and the County of Santa Barbara regarding the terms and conditions applicable to the Agricultural/Weights and Measures Inspector I/II/II positions, and Deputy Agricultural Commissioner or Deputy Sealer License incentive pay; b) Adopt a Resolution to establish the classifications of Agricultural/Weights and Measures Inspector I/II/III positions (Inspector I, Class No. 0330, Range No. 0330, $24.160 to $29.494 per hour; Inspector II, Class 0331, Range 0331, $28.030 to $34.219 per hour; and, Inspector III, Class 0332, Range 0332, $30.980 to $37.820 per hour); c) Adopt a Resolution to amend the Management Personnel Benefits Policy to provide for a 2.5% incentive pay for Agricultural Commissioner License or Sealer of Weights and Measures License for certain management positions, and to describe the vehicle allowance and deduction policies that apply to managers; and d) Determine puPass Action details Not available
18-00254 A-11)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Professional Services Agreement with Pacific Pride Foundation for the HIV Prevention Program, as follows: a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute a Service Provider Agreement with Pacific Pride Foundation for the HIV Prevention Program to provide HIV testing services in the amount not to exceed $29,500.00 for the period of January 1, 2018 through December 31, 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
18-00256 A-12)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a First Amendment to the Good Samaritan Shelter Services Agreement, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the First Amendment to the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor Good Samaritan Shelter to provide substance abuse screening, referral, and treatment for the homeless population increasing the amount by $35,000.00 for a total contract amount not to exceed $50,000.00, and adding an additional year for revised period of July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019; and b) Determine that the approval and authorization of the above Agreement is not a “project” under the California Environmental Quality Act review per Guideline Section 15378(b)(4), since the recommended action is for 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
18-00244 A-13)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding construction of Ray Road Rehabilitation Project No. 820714, Third District, as follows: a) Approve the specifications for Construction of Ray Road Rehabilitation Project to repave approximately 2.5 lane miles in the Third District, on file in the Public Works Department office; b) Award the construction contract in the amount of $409,430.00 to the lowest responsible bidder, CalPortland Construction, Inc. (a Local Vendor), 1625 East Donovan Road, Santa Maria, CA 93456, 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 $33,471.50 plus an additional amount of $10,000.00 for supplemental work items for the Construction on Ray Road Pass Action details Not available
18-00245 A-14)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an extension of the Urgency Ordinance for interim authorization of a new tip fee for disaster debris at Tajiguas Landfill, Third District, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Pursuant to Government Code sections 66017, 25123 and 25131, adopt the Urgency Ordinance which extends the Tip Fee for Debris Disposal at Tajiguas Landfill for debris resulting from the Thomas Fire and Debris Flow Urgency Ordinance by 30 days to May 10, 2018, thereby extending the interim authorization for a $55.00/ton tip fee at Tajiguas Landfill for receipt, sorting and temporary storage of mixed dirt, rock and trees to expedite removal of private residential property debris in order to protect against the current and immediate threat to the public health, welfare and safety issues resulting from the Thomas Fire and subsequent debris flows; and b) Read the title and waive further reading of the Urgency Ordinance; and c) Determine that adoption of the Urgency Ordinance is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 1Pass 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
18-00247 A-16)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Santa Maria Airport Ditch Improvement Project, Fourth District, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Statement of Final Quantities for work performed and materials supplied for the Santa Maria Airport Ditch Improvement Project by the contractor CalPortland Construction (a local vendor), in the amount of $1,074,597.94; and b) Determine, pursuant to 14 CCR 15162, that Mitigated Negative Declaration No. 16NGD-00000-00014 was adopted for the Santa Maria Airport Ditch Improvement Project on March 14, 2017, that no substantial changes were proposed in the project, no substantial changes have occurred with respect to the circumstances under which the project was undertaken, and no new information of substantial importance has been received with respect to the project or the mitigation measures, and therefore no subsequent Environmental Impact Report or Negative Declaration is required for the approval of the recommended actions.Pass Action details Not available
18-00252 A-17)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an agreement with W. Brown Creative Partners for recruiting and selection services, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement with W. Brown Creative Partners (not a local vendor) to provide Recruiting and Selection services for a total contract amount not to exceed $32,000.00 for the period of May 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019; and b) Determine that the approvals and execution of the above Agreement 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 Agreement are 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
18-00249 A-18)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Ordinance amending the Department of Behavioral Wellness Published Charges, Fiscal Year (FY) 2018-2019, for inpatient and outpatient mental health services, effective 45 days after adoption by the Board of Supervisors, as follows: a) Adopt the Ordinance (Second Reading) to adjust the Department of Behavioral Wellness Published Charges for inpatient and outpatient mental health services; 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 Not available
18-00237 A-19)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the appeal by Mr. Chip Wullbrandt, attorney for Sepulveda Building Materials, appellants, of the Planning Commission’s February 28, 2018 deemed denial of the Lompoc Stone Mining Area Expansion Vesting Determination and Reclamation Plan Revision project, Case Nos. 18APL-00000-00006, 16DET-00000-00004 and 10RVP-00000-00048, Assessor Parcel Numbers 083-060-015 and 083-060-009 (Site 1A) and 083-070-018 and 083-070-010 (Site 1B), located north of Santa Rosa Road and easterly of State Route 1, in the Lompoc area, Fourth District, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR. ) a) Conceptually grant the appeal, Case No.18APL-00000-00006; b) Conceptually make the required findings for approval of the project, including the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) findings; c) Conceptually adopt Mitigated Negative Declaration 12NGD-00000-00022 and conceptually adopt the mitigation monitoring program contained in the conditions of approval; d) Conceptually grant de novo approval of the project, Case Nos. 16DET-00000-00004 and 10RVP-00000-00048, subjPass Action details Not available
18-00241 A-20)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Steven Charles Hiersche 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
18-00242 A-21)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Kimberly Renee Smith upon her 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
18-00243 A-22)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Troy Dean Marino upon his retirement from the Sheriff’s Department after over 32 years of faithful and distinguished service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
18-00238 A-23)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the week of April 23, 2018 through April 27, 2018 as CADA’s Committed Week in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
18-00239 A-24)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution recognizing April 10, 2018 as Equal Pay Day in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
18-00240 A-25)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the week of April 8, 2018 through April 14, 2018 as National Crime Victims’ Rights Week in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
18-00248 A-26)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution recognizing the month of April 2018 as National Poetry Month in Santa Barbara County, and honoring Orcutt Academy students for their achievements in “Poetry Out Loud”.Pass Action details Video Video
18-00257 1)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding a Commission for Women Report on the March 2018 Countywide Women Speak Up Events, as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Receive a report from Commission Chair Anna Everett about the outcome of the Commission’s March 2018 “Women Speak Up” Events held in Carpinteria, Isla Vista, Goleta, Lompoc, Santa Maria and Guadalupe, and b) Find that the proposed actions are not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Sections 1478(b) (5) of the CEQA Guidelines, because they are governmental fiscal, organizational, or administrative activities that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Video Video
18-00261 2)Agenda ItemHEARING - Appoint two members of the Board of Supervisors to the Local Agency Formation Commission for a term of office from March 1, 2018 through March 1, 2022; one appointment is to the regular member position and one appointment is to the alternate member position. (EST. TIME: 5 MIN.) COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Video Video
18-00260 3)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the adoption of an Ordinance adding Chapter 50 establishing a Commercial Cannabis Business License, as follows: a) Consider the adoption (Second Reading) of an Ordinance of the Board of Supervisors of the County of Santa Barbara adding Chapter 50 to the Santa Barbara County Code, establishing a Commercial Cannabis Business License; and b) Make the findings and determine for the purposes of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) that: i) These actions are within the scope of the Cannabis Land Use Ordinance and Licensing Program, and the Cannabis Land Use Ordinance and Licensing Program Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Report (PEIR) [Case No. 17EIR-00000-00003, State Clearinghouse No. 2017071016] adequately describes this activity for the purposes of CEQA; and ii) Pursuant to CEQA Guidelines section 15162(a), after considering the PEIR certified by the Board of Supervisors on February 6, 2018, that no subsequent EIR or Negative Declaration is required because: i) no substantial changes are proposed which require major revisionsPass Action details Video Video