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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 5/8/2018 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
18-00314 A-1)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Behavioral Wellness Staffing Contract Renewals for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018-2019, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Barton and Associates, Inc. (not a local vendor), for the provision of locum tenens psychiatry, nursing, and physician assistant services, for a total amount not to exceed $1,500,000.00 for the period of July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc. (not a local vendor), for the provision of locum tenens psychiatry services, for a total amount not to exceed $1,000,000.00 for the period of July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019; c) Approve and authorize the Behavioral Wellness Director to amend the Schedule of Fees of the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc., to approve rate changes and add hourly positions as needed during FY 2018-2019 without returning to the Board with a separate aPass Action details Not available
18-00321 A-2)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Mental Health (MH) Amendments for Fiscal Years (FY) 2017-2019, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Director of the Department of Behavioral Wellness to execute amendments to the Behavioral Wellness’ MH agreements in accordance with the template amendment, to adjust the County Maximum Allowable (CMA) rate for FY 2017-2018, and for FY 2018-2019 as applicable, but with no change to the maximum contract amounts, for the following MH providers: i) Casa Pacifica - FY 2017-2018 First Amendment; ii) Child Abuse Listening and Mediation, Inc. - FY 2017-2018 First Amendment; iii) Community Action Commission - FY 2016-2019 Second Amendment; iv) Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse - FY 2017-2018 Second Amendment; v) Family Service Agency - FY 2017-2018 Second Amendment; vi) Good Samaritan Shelter, Inc. - FY 2017-2018 First Amendment; vii) PathPoint - FY 2016-2019 Third Amendment; viii) Telecare Corporation - FY 2016-2019 Second Amendment; ix) Transitions Mental Health Association - FY 2017-2018 Second Amendment xPass Action details Not available
18-00315 A-3)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA) banking pool for presumptive transfers between Counties for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018-2019, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Resolution authorizing the County’s participation in the amount of $59,689.00 for the first quarter (July 1 through September 30, 2018) in the CalMHSA Inter-Member Transfer Program, which authorizes the transfer of County funds to CalMHSA and authorizes CalMHSA to send and receive funds on behalf of County, consistent with the provisions of the Inter-Member Transfer Program Participation Agreement and Welfare and Institutions Code Section 14717.1, with initial funding based on actual out-of-county placement data from FY 2015-2016 plus an administrative charge to each participating County; b) Direct the Director of Behavioral Wellness to return with an estimate of any additional funding obligations under the FY 2018-2019 Program Participation Agreement, in the amount determined after assessment of actual services as the receiving and/or sending CPass Action details Not available
18-00012 A-4)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-5)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
18-00317 A-6)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Renewable Energy Systems Proposal from Endelos Energy for Santa Barbara County Betteravia Campus and Fire Station 12; Second and Fifth District, as follows: a) Receive and file a report regarding a proposal from Endelos Energy for final design, construction and startup of renewable energy systems, energy conservation measures, and equipment upgrades at the Betteravia Campus (Santa Maria) and Fire Station 12 (Calle Real, Goleta); b) Direct staff to engage the Debt Advisory Committee (DAC) for possible financing options to fund the project, and return to Board at a future date to consider approving financing, and an agreement for completing the project; and c) Determine that the proposed actions do 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 Video Video
18-00278 A-7)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Right to Farm Ordinance, as follows: a) Make the required findings for approval of amendments to the Right to Farm Ordinance, including California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) findings; b) Consider the adoption (Second Reading) of an Ordinance (Case No. 18ORD-00000-00008) of the Board of Supervisors of the County of Santa Barbara amending Section 3-23 of the Santa Barbara County Code, the Right to Farm Ordinance, to address cannabis; c) Determine for the purposes of CEQA that: i) Approval of the amendment to Farm Ordinance (Case Nos. 17ORD-00000-00019 and 18ORD-00000-00008) is 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 Pass Action details Video Video
18-00319 A-8)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Extension of the Urgency Ordinance for Interim Authorization of 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 June 7, 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; 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 15269(cPass Action details Not available
18-00318 A-9)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Medi-Cal County Inmate Program Agreement with California for eligible inmates, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Sheriff, or his designee, to sign the Medi-Cal County Inmate Program Agreement with the California Department of Health Care Services for Medi-Cal reimbursements for eligible inmates with a term of July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019; 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 because the action consists of a government funding mechanism.Pass Action details Not available
18-00316 A-10)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding agreements with Good Samaritan Shelter and the Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse to provide Alcohol and Drug Treatment Services to Child Welfare Services Clients, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services with Good Samaritan Shelter (a local vendor), to provide Alcohol and Drug Treatment Services to Child Welfare Services clients in the amount not to exceed $250,000.00 for the period of July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for with Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse (a local vendor), to provide Alcohol and Drug Treatment Services to Child Welfare Services clients in the amount not to exceed $26,281.10 for the period of July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019; and c) Determine that the approval and execution of the above Agreements are exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3), finding that the execution of the Agreements are covered by the general rule that CEQA applies only tPass Action details Not available
18-00313 A-11)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the First Amendment to the Agreement with Northern Santa Barbara County United Way, Inc. for California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids Housing Support Program, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the First Amendment to the Agreement with Northern Santa Barbara County United Way, Inc. (a local vendor), to provide direct/additional California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids Housing Support Program services for the period of July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019, in a total amount not to exceed $120,000.00; and b) Determine that the approval 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 execution of the Agreements 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 environPass Action details Not available
18-00307 A-12)Appointment/BOS itemConsider recommendations regarding approval of a contract with Santa Maria Fairpark for the 2018 Veterans Stand Down, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a contract between the County of Santa Barbara and the Santa Maria Fairpark for the Santa Barbara County Veterans Stand Down on October 20, 2018; and b) Find that the proposed action consists of the normal operation of existing facilities for public gatherings for the purpose for which the facilities were designed, and is therefore exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to 14 CCR 15322; direct staff to file a Notice of Exemption with the Clerk of the Board on that basis.Pass Action details Not available
18-00320 A-13)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding establishing Benefit Assessments for County Service Areas 3, 31, and the North County Lighting District for Fiscal Year 2018-2019, Second, Third, and Fourth Districts, as follows: (EST. TIME: 15 MIN.) a) Receive and file the reports entitled Benefit Assessment Reports for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 for County Service Area 3, County Service Area 31 and North County Lighting District with the Clerk of the Board; b) Adopt the Resolutions establishing street lighting charges, (no changes proposed), for County Service Areas 3 and 31 for Fiscal Year 2018-2019; c) Do not establish the Benefit Assessment in those portions of the North County Lighting District authorized to do so for Fiscal Year 2018-2019; and d) Adopt the findings in the Notice of Exemption that the proposed action is for the establishment of Benefit Assessment rates for services provided by County Service Areas 3 and 31, that no expansion of services or facilities will result, that revenues will be used for meeting operating expenses and financial reserve needs and requirePass Action details Not available
18-00324 A-14)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring the life and service of Gene Petersen, Park Commissioner for 27 years.Pass Action details Not available
18-00271 A-15)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the month of May 2018 as Water Awareness Month in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
18-00309 A-16)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the month of May 2018 as National Foster Care Month in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
18-00308 A-17)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the month of May 2018 as Older Americans Month in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
18-00325 A-18)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring the reinstallation of the sculpture ‘Le Fleur de Bonheur’ by William Shinn at the Santa Maria Sustainable Garden.Pass Action details Video Video
18-00312 1)Agenda ItemHEARING - Receive and file a report and presentation from the Santa Barbara County Employees Retirement System on the June 30, 2017 Pension Plan Actuarial Valuation and the June 30, 2017 Other Post-Employment Benefits Plan Valuation. (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Video Video
18-00099 2)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Santa Maria Groundwater Basin Fringe Basin Boundary Modification, Third, Fourth, and Fifth Districts, as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Receive a presentation on Basin Boundary Modifications in the Santa Maria Groundwater Basin Fringe; b) Adopt the Resolution entitled “Resolution to Submit a Basin Boundary Modification for the Santa Maria River Valley Groundwater Basin Fringe Areas within the County of Santa Barbara”; c) Adopt the Resolution entitled “Resolution of Support for The Santa Maria River Valley Groundwater Basin Boundary Modification Request by the Santa Maria Basin Fringe Areas - County of San Luis Obispo Groundwater Sustainability Agency”; and d) Determine that the proposed actions are not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), pursuant to Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5), organization or administrative activities that will not result in a direct or indirect physical change in the environment. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Video Video
18-00322 3)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Cannabis Business Licensing Fee Ordinance, as follows: a) Consider the adoption (Second Reading) of an Ordinance of the Board of Supervisors of the County of Santa Barbara establishing a Cannabis Business License Fee; and b) Find that the adoption of the Ordinance to establish the cannabis business licensing fees is exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review pursuant to 14 CCR 15273 and Public Resources Code Section 21080, subdivision (b)(8)(A) and (B), in that the fees will be used for operating expenses and for the purchase of supplies, equipment, and materials.Pass Action details Video Video
18-00311 4)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the proposed Capital Projects for County financing consideration, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR.) a) Receive a report on General Services’ analysis of existing and proposed Capital Improvement Program (CIP) projects, and projects recommended for inclusion in a proposal for potential financing of County capital improvements; b) Direct General Services to finalize the list of recommended projects for presentation to the Debt Advisory Committee (DAC); c) Direct the County Treasurer-Tax Collector, County Auditor-Controller, County Counsel, and General Services to proceed with all necessary actions required to return to the Board with a proposal for financing the selected capital improvements; and d) Determine that the proposed actions do not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) 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 ExemPass Action details Video Video
18-00237 5)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 Video Video