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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 8/14/2018 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
18-00616 A-1)Agenda ItemApprove and authorize the Chair to execute a Cooperative Agreement with the California Department of Food and Agriculture to support the Glassy-winged Sharpshooter/Pierce’s Disease Program for the period of July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2020, in the amount of $426,726.40.Pass Action details Not available
18-00630 A-2)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a financial and accounting services agreement with the Los Olivos Community Services District, as follows: a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement with the Los Olivos Community Services District for the period July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2020 for the Auditor-Controller’s Office to provide financial and accounting services to the Los Olivos Community Services District; b) Delegate authority to the Auditor-Controller to exercise annual contract renewals under the same terms and conditions but with updated costs for Fiscal Years beginning 2020-2021; and c) Determine that the actions above are not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15378(b)(4) of the CEQA Guidelines, because they are government fiscal activities which do not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant physical effect on the environment.Pass Action details Not available
18-00617 A-3)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Alcohol and Drug Program Contract, Pacific Pride Foundation Inc., Fiscal Years (FYs) 2018-2021, as follows: a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute a multiyear Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Pacific Pride Foundation Inc. (a local vendor), for provision of countywide Alcohol and Drug Outreach, Harm Reduction and Overdose Prevention services, not to exceed $88,000.00 per Fiscal Year, for a total contract amount not to exceed $264,000.00 for the period of July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2021; and b) Determine that the above actions are organizational or administrative actions of government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment, pursuant to Section 15378(b)(5) of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines.Pass Action details Not available
18-00629 A-4)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA) Participation Agreement - Presumptive Transfers between Counties for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018-2019, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Director of Behavioral Wellness to sign the Inter-Member Transfer Program Participation Agreement on behalf of the County in the amount of $59,689.29 including a 5% administrative fee of $2,984.46 for a total contract amount of $62,673.75 for the period of July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019; and b) Determine that the approval of the recommended action is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) per CEQA Guidelines 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 potentially significant physical impact on the environment.Pass Action details Not available
18-00635 A-5)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Locumtenens.com Fiscal Year (FY) 2017-2018 Second Amendment, as follows: a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute a Second Amendment to the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Locumtenens.com (not a local vendor), to increase the maximum contract amount for FY 2017-2018 by $55,000.00, for locum tenens psychiatry services provided at the County’s request beyond the original value of the Agreement, for a new total contact amount not to exceed $1,855,000.00 for the period July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018; and b) Determine that the above actions are government fiscal activities or funding mechanisms which do not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in potentially physical impact on the environment, and are therefore not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15378(b)(4) of the CEQA guidelines.Pass Action details Not available
18-00636 A-6)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Behavioral Wellness Fiscal Year (FY) 2017-2018 Amendment and FY 2018-2019 Extension- Aurora Las Encinas Hospital, as follows: a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Aurora Las Encinas Hospital, to increase the maximum contract amount for FY 2017-2018 to $777,225.00, inclusive of $70,000.00 already paid under Purchase Order No. CN21045 but which otherwise cancels, nullifies and supersedes Purchase Order No. CN21045, and to extend the term of the Agreement into FY 2018-2019 for $800,000.00, for a total contract maximum amount not to exceed $1,577,225.00 for the period of July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019; and b) Determine that these activities are exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review per CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5) since the recommended actions are government administrative activities which do not involve commitment to any specific project which may result in potentially significant physical impact on the environment.Pass Action details Not available
18-00657 A-7)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Aegis and Sanctuary Contract Amendments Fiscal Year (FY) 2018-2019, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Second Amendment to the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Aegis Treatment Centers, LLC (a local vendor), a provider of narcotic treatment services, to revise the contract language for FY 2018-2019 and to shorten the contract term by six months, decreasing the contract amount by $2,160,000.00 for a new total contract amount not to exceed $10,380,000.00 for the period of July 1, 2016 through December 31, 2018; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Fourth Amendment to the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Sanctuary Centers of Santa Barbara Inc. (a local vendor), a provider of substance abuse use disorders for dually diagnosed adults, to shorten the contract term by six months, decreasing the contract amount by $192,595.00 for a new total contract amount not to exceed $892,575.00 for the period of July 1, 2016 through December 31, 2018; and c) Determine that the above aPass Action details Not available
18-00608 A-8)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Professional Services Agreement with Stantec Consulting Services, Inc. for the February 2017 Storm Event (4308-DR) at Goleta Beach; Second District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the professional services agreement with Stantec Consulting Services, Inc. (Contractor) in the amount not to exceed $22,500.00 to allow the Contractor to provide additional surveying and updated as-built plans for the February 2017 Storm (4308-DR) emergency revetment and pier repairs at Goleta Beach; and b) Determine that the recommended actions are statutorily exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to California Public Resources Code Section 21080.5 and the Guidelines for the Implementation of CEQA, 14 CCR Section 15002(l) and 15251(c) (certified regulatory plan in-lieu-of EIR).Pass Action details Not available
18-00628 A-9)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Resolution authorizing the Director of Community Services Department, or designee, to execute the California Department of Transportation Restricted Grant Agreement for the Goleta Beach Revised Adaptive Management Plan, Second District, as follows: a) Adopt and authorize the Chair to execute a Resolution for authorization and designation of the Director of Community Services Department, or designee, to execute the Restricted Grant Agreement as part of the California Department of Transportation (CalTrans) grant award for the Goleta Beach Revised Adaptive Management Plan; b) Authorize the Director of Community Services Department, or designee, to execute and submit a Restricted Grant Agreement in a form substantially similar to the CalTrans sample restricted grant agreement as shown in the Grant Administration Toolbox and upon review and concurrence of County Counsel, Auditor-Controller, and Risk Manager; and c) Determine that the recommended actions are statutorily exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Pass Action details Not available
18-00623 A-10)Agenda ItemApprove Budget Revision Requests (SEE EXHIBIT A POSTED WITH AGENDA). (4/5 Vote Required)Pass Action details Not available
18-00012 A-11)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-12)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
18-00603 A-13)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Holiday Fire Termination of the Proclamation of Local Emergency, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution in accordance with Government Code Section 8630(c), terminating the Proclamation of a Local Emergency for the Holiday Fire Emergency declared by the Director of Emergency Services on July 7, 2018, and initially ratified by the Board of Supervisors on July 10, 2018; and b) Determine the above action is 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 changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
18-00619 A-14)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a response to the 2017-2018 Grand Jury Report: Pensions in Santa Barbara County, as follows: a) Consider and adopt the responses as the Board of Supervisors’ response to the 2017-2018 Grand Jury report entitled "Pensions in Santa Barbara County”; b) Authorize the Chair to sign the letter and forward the letter and responses to the Presiding Judge of Santa Barbara County Superior Court; and c) Determine pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guideline Section 15378(b)(5) that the above actions are not a project subject to CEQA review, because they are is government administrative activities that do not result in direct or indirect physical changes to the environment.Pass Action details Not available
18-00631 A-15)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Resolution for Authorization to execute a grant agreement with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife-Office of Spill Prevention and Response (CDFW-OSPR) for the Local Government Oil Spill Contingency Plan Grant Program, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution authorizing designated County Officials to execute a grant agreement for $10,000.00 with the CDFW-OSPR to participate in the Local Government Oil Spill Contingency Plan Grant (“the Plan”) program; and b) Determine that the adoption of this Resolution is categorically exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act in compliance with Section 15061 (b)(3).Pass Action details Not available
18-00660 A-16)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Cannabis Business Licensing Software Contracts with Accela, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Professional Services Agreement for $107,000.00 for onetime set up and configuration of Accela’s Cannabis Civil Licensing Application used to receive and process cannabis business licenses; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Master Subscription Agreement for $45,000.00 annually for 15 licenses to use Accela’s Cannabis Civil Licensing Application; and c) Determine that the above actions are governmental fiscal activities which do not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant physical impact to the environment and are therefore not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15378(b)(4) of the CEQA guidelines.Pass Action details Not available
18-00611 A-17)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a request for a waiver of competition in purchase of fire apparatus, as follows: a) Authorize the Purchasing Agent to procure three (3) Type III fire engines pursuant to County Code Section 2-39; and b) Determine pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15378(b)(4) that the above fiscal activity is not a project subject to CEQA.Pass Action details Not available
18-00607 A-18)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a report on the Santa Maria Courthouse Complex, Fifth District, as follows: a) Receive and file the Report on the Santa Maria Courthouse Complex; and b) Find that the proposed acceptance of this document is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to State CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5) as it is an organizational or administrative activity that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
18-00634 A-19)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Acquisition of Administrative Building at 1674-1678 Oak Street by Fire Protection District (RP File No. 003852), Third District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Purchase Agreement and Escrow Instructions between the Santa Barbara County Fire Protection District (District), as Buyer, and Jean J. Barnes, Trustee of the Jean J. Barnes Revocable Trust dated 11/4/1998, Edward C. Stark and Bette L. Stark, husband and wife, as community property, and Manijeh Askari, Successor Trustee of Latann Trust, as Sellers, to purchase the property consisting of approximately 0.32 acres located at 1674-1678 Oak Street, in the City of Solvang, California, known as Assessor Parcel Number 139-214-013, (Property); b) Authorize the Director of General Services, or designee, to execute any and all escrow documents and complete the due diligence required to facilitate the terms and conditions of the proposed acquisition; c) Approve and authorize the Director of General Services, or designee, to expend funds in a total amount not to exPass Action details Not available
18-00618 A-20)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Santa Barbara County Probation Peace Officers Association Successor Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), as follows: a) Approve a successor MOU with the Santa Barbara County Probation Peace Officers Association for terms and conditions of employment through August 21, 2022; and b) Determine that the above actions are government fiscal activities or funding mechanisms which do not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in potential physical impacts on the environment, and are therefore not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15378(b)(4) of the CEQA Guidelines.Pass Action details Not available
18-00643 A-21)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations authorizing an Agreement for Services with Aspen Environmental Group to complete a supplement to an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the Strauss Wind Energy Project, Third and Fourth Districts, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Aspen Environmental Group to complete a Supplement to an EIR for the Strauss Wind Energy Project (Project) for the period of August 14, 2018 through August 14, 2020 for a base amount of $310,814.00 and a total contract amount not to exceed $357,436.00; b) Authorize the Director of Planning and Development, or designee, to approve up to a 15 percent contingency cost not to exceed $46,622.00 for services being performed under the Agreement for a total contract amount not to exceed $357,436.00; c) Approve and authorize the Director of Planning and Development, or designee, to make immaterial changes in accordance with Section 35 of the Agreement; and d) Determine that this action is exempt from California Environmental Quality Act pursuant tPass Action details Video Video
18-00645 A-22)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Emergency Bridge Replacement - Arroyo Paredon Bridge Replacement and Road Repairs Emergency Permit, Case No. 18EMP-00000-00005, Toro Canyon Area, First District, as follows: a) Receive and file a report on the Arroyo Paredon Bridge Emergency Permit 18EMP-00000-00005, which authorized the continued debris removal, culvert clean-out and repair, road and shoulder replacement, and complete bridge and abutment replacement including bridge rails; b) Determine that issuance of the emergency permit is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15269(a), as this action was necessary to replace facilities damaged as a result of a disaster; and c) Determine that receiving and filing this report is not a project pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5), as it is an administrative government activity that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
18-00646 A-23)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a California Coastal Commission Conditional Certification of an Amendment to the Local Coastal Program - Like-for-Like Rebuild (Debris Flow) (Case No. 18ORD-00000-00006), as follows: a) Receive the California Coastal Commission’s conditional certification with one suggested modification of an amendment to the County’s Local Coastal Program (Coastal Commission Case No. LCP-4-STB-18-0039-1 Part A); b) Adopt a Resolution acknowledging receipt of the California Coastal Commission’s Resolution of conditional certification, including any terms or modifications suggested for final certification, accepts and agrees to any such terms and modifications and takes whatever formal action is required to satisfy the terms and modifications, agrees to issue Coastal Development Permits for the total area included in the certified Local Coastal Program, and adopts the Local Coastal Program Amendment with the suggested modification; c) Determine that the Board of Supervisors’ action is not subject to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to PublPass Action details Not available
18-00655 A-24)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Highway 101: Carpinteria to Santa Barbara Local Coastal Program Amendment (Case No. 18ORD-00000-00004), which the Board adopted on July 3, 2018, to amend Article II, the Coastal Zoning Ordinance, to include the Transportation Corridor Wetland Overlay District map as it relates to the Highway 101 Local Coastal Program Amendment, First District, as follows: a) Make the required findings for approval of the Santa Barbara County Local Coastal Program Amendment revisions including California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) findings; b) Determine for purposes of CEQA that adoption of the Article II Ordinance Amendment (Case No. 18ORD-00000-00004) remains exempt from CEQA pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15265; and c) Adopt an Ordinance (Case No. 18ORD-00000-00004) amending Article II, the Coastal Zoning Ordinance, of Chapter 35, Zoning, of the County Code to establish a Transportation Corridor Wetland Overlay District.Pass Action details Not available
18-00656 A-25)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding submittal to the California Coastal Commission for certification of amendments to the Santa Barbara County Local Coastal Program for the Highway 101: Carpinteria to Santa Barbara Local Coastal Program Amendment and the Accessory Dwelling Unit Ordinance, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution to submit and resubmit the following amendments to the Santa Barbara County Local Coastal Program to the California Coastal Commission for certification: i) Resolution No. 18-174 amending the Coastal Land Use Plan by adding and modifying wetland protection and recreation policies (17GPA-00000-00003); ii) An Ordinance amending the Coastal Zoning Ordinance of Chapter 35, Zoning, of the Santa Barbara County Code, to establish a Transportation Corridor Wetland Overlay District (18ORD-00000-00004); and iii) An Ordinance amending the Coastal Zoning Ordinance of Chapter 35, Zoning, of the Santa Barbara County Code, to implement new regulations and development standards regarding accessory dwelling units (16ORD-00000-00016); b) Direct the Planning and DevelopPass Action details Video Video
18-00615 A-26)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the 2018-2019 Fiscal Year (FY) Agreement with the University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) for Adult Probation Program and Process Evaluation Services, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with UCSB (a local vendor) to provide program and process evaluations of the Santa Barbara County Substance Abuse Treatment Court (SATC), and California Community Corrections Performance Incentives Act of 2009 (Senate Bill [SB] 678), with a total contract amount not to exceed $97,743.00; b) Authorize the Chief Probation Officer or designee to approve subsequent line-item budget changes to Attachment B-1 of each Agreement in an amount not to exceed 10% of the stated line-item budgeted amounts for each service, as long as the total contract amount of each Agreement is not increased, and as long as the total budgeted amounts by each funding source are not exceeded; and c) Determine that the above actions are government fiscal activities or funding mechanisms which do not involvePass Action details Not available
18-00614 A-27)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding right-of-way negotiations for construction of the Floradale Avenue over Santa Ynez River Project (Replacing Existing Bridge No. 51C-006), Federal Project BRLSZD-5951(060), County Project No. 862032, Third District, as follows: a) Authorize the Director of Public Works to proceed with right-of-way negotiations for the purchase of right-of-way in fee, right-of-way easement, and temporary construction easement required for the construction of the Floradale Avenue over Santa Ynez River Project (replacing existing bridge No. 51C-006); and b) Find that the proposed action is an administrative activity of the County, which will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment and is therefore not a "project" as defined for purposes of the California Environmental Quality Act under State Guidelines Section 15378(b)(2).Pass Action details Not available
18-00622 A-28)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Senate Bill 1 Baseline Funding Agreement, First District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Public Works Director to execute a Baseline Funding Agreement, or with minor modifications and County Counsel concurrence, with SBCAG, Caltrans, and the California Transportation Commission to receive funds awarded for the implementation of the Highway 101 Multimodal Corridor project from Cycle 1 of the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017 (Senate Bill 1 Funding); and b) Find that the proposed action does not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of California Environmental Quality Act, pursuant to 14 CCR 15378(b)(2) (continuing administrative or maintenance activities, such as purchases for supplies, personnel-related actions, general policy and procedure making), and approve the filing of a Notice of Exemption on that basis.Pass Action details Not available
18-00632 A-29)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the approval of Amendment No. 1 to the professional services contract with Padre Associates, Inc. for biological consulting services for the Tajiguas Landfill and Baron Ranch, Third District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 1 to the professional services contract with Padre Associates, Inc. (BC-18-179) to provide for additional biological survey support for the Tajiguas Landfill Phase 3C liner project and other landfill projects and to increase the contract amount by $53,100.00 for a total contract value of $111,720.00 to provide for that additional support; and b) Determine that this action is exempt from California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to Section 15378(b)(5), which exempts organizational or administrative activities of governments that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes to the environment and approve the filing of a Notice of Exemption on that basis.Pass Action details Not available
18-00633 A-30)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Amendment to the professional services contract with Bengal Engineering for engineering services for the South Coast Recycling and Transfer Station, Second District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize Amendment No. 2 to Agreement BC17-171 for engineering services of independent contractor Bengal Engineering (a local vendor) to increase the agreement amount up to $55,895.00 for a revised total amount not to exceed $182,915.00, and to extend the term through December 31, 2019 for a revised full term of October 3, 2016 through December 31, 2019; and b) Find that the proposed action does not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to 15378(b)(5), organizational or administrative activities of governments that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes to the environment and approve the filing of the Notice of Exemption on that basis.Pass Action details Not available
18-00652 A-31)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding South Coast Recycling and Transfer Station Storm Drain Improvements Project, County Project 828369, Second District, as follows: a) Approve plans and specifications for the construction of the South Coast Recycling and Transfer Station Storm Drain Improvements Project Phase 3 - Sewer Improvements on file in the Public Works Department office; b) Consider the bid protest of Tierra Contracting, Inc., and the response of Cedro Construction, Inc. and follow the recommendation of Staff and County Counsel and consider the following: i) Find that there is no evidence that Cedro Construction, Inc. failed to properly list subcontractors and no evidence that it violated Public Contract Code Section 4104; ii) Find the bid protest of Tierra Contracting, Inc. to be without merit with respect to Cedro Construction Inc.; iii) Award the construction contract in the amount of $325,640.00 to the lowest responsible bidder, Cedro Construction, Inc., (a Tri-County Vendor) 120 E. Santa Maria Street, Santa Paula, CA 93060, subject to the provision of documePass Action details Not available
18-00653 A-32)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the approval of Amendment No. 2 to the Agreement with Laurel Labor Services, Inc. of Santa Maria to provide on-call casual labor for litter abatement and construction and demolition sorting, Second and Third Districts, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 2 to the current Agreement (BC 17-258) with Laurel Labor Services, Inc. (local vendor) for services to provide on-call casual labor for litter abatement and sorting and diversion of recyclable materials at County operated Resource Recovery and Waste Management facilities increasing the not-to-exceed amount by $280,000.00 for a total contract value of $880,000.00; and b) Find that the project is for the operation and maintenance of the existing County-operated waste management facilities involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond that which presently exists, that the proposed action is therefore exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to 14 CCR 15301 and approve the filing of a Notice of Exemption on that basis.Pass Action details Not available
18-00621 A-33)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Lower Mission Creek Flood Control Project Reaches 3 and 4, First District, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Bengal Engineering (a local vendor) to provide engineering design services for the Lower Mission Creek Flood Control Project, Reaches 3 and 4 (BC 17-117), extending the term from December 31, 2018 to December 31, 2020 and increasing the contract amount of $362,575.00 to a not-to-exceed amount of $434,545.00, an increase of $71,970.00; b) Authorize an increase of $7,197.00 to the contingency amount of $36,257.50 to a total contingency amount to $43,454.50 with Bengal Engineering for additional work that may be needed to complete work for the project; and c) Find that pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines Section 15162, no substantial changes are proposed, there are no substantial changes in circumstances and no new informatPass Action details Not available
18-00620 A-34)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the San Antonio Groundwater Basin Study, Third, Fourth, and Fifth Districts, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Water Agency: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 4 to the Joint Funding Agreement No. 15WSCA600081610.A4 with the United States Geological Survey and continue to fund the project with the amount of $107,627.00 to a not to exceed amount of $1,985,198.00 (in which $1,633,956.00 will be funded by the County Water Agency and $351,242.00 will be funded by the United States Geological Survey) to continue a comprehensive study of the San Antonio Groundwater Basin in order to assess current and future water availability; and b) Determine that the amendment to the agreement for San Antonio Groundwater Study is exempt under California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), Guidelines Section 15262; Feasibility and Planning Studies and Section 15306 (Class 6) basic data collection, research, experimental management, and resource evaluation activities, as previously approved by the Board on November 4, 2014.Pass Action details Not available
18-00650 A-35)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Conservation Easement Deed on Laguna County Sanitation District Property, Third District, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) Acting as the Board of Directors, Laguna County Sanitation District: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Conservation Easement Deed creating and conveying to the State a conservation easement on land owned by Laguna County Sanitation District consisting of APN 113-240-015 (126.70 acres) and a portion of APN 113-240-013 (7.00 acres); b) Adopt a Resolution establishing an endowment fund for the ongoing maintenance and monitoring of the Conservation Easement and certifying compliance with Government Code section 65968(e); c) Approve a Budget Revision Request No. 0005900 to fund the Conservation Easement Endowment with $593,325.00; and d) Find that the proposed actions are categorically exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to Title 14 of the California Code of Regulations, Section 15313, related to the preservation of wildlife habitat.Pass Action details Video Video
18-00651 A-36)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the purchase of filtration membranes at the Laguna County Sanitation District Wastewater Reclamation Plant, Third District, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Laguna County Sanitation District: a) Authorize the County Purchasing Agent to procure membranes in an amount not to exceed $175,000.00 from Suez Water Technologies and Solutions (parent company of Zenon), not a local vendor, without being required to conduct a formal bid process through June 30, 2019; and b) Find that the proposed action is for the minor alteration of existing public facilities involving no expansion of the use beyond that which presently exists, that the proposed action is therefore exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to 14CCR 15301 and approve the filing of a Notice of Exemption on that basis.Pass Action details Not available
18-00609 A-37)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the acceptance of a donation of fitness equipment for the Sheriff’s Office, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Accept a donation of fitness equipment valued at $27,875.00 from Savvy Health Solutions; b) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0005814 recognizing the value of the donation as revenue and expense; and c) Determine pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 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 Not available
18-00637 A-38)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the acceptance of a donation of $105,000.00 to help support the Sheriff’s D.A.R.E. Program and Sheriff’s K9 Program, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Accept a donation of $105,000.00 from the Sheriff’s Benevolent Posse, a 501(c) (3) organization; b) Approve Budget Journal Entry No. 0005908 establishing appropriations of $105,000.00 in the Sheriff General Fund, funded by the donation; and c) Find that the proposed action does not constitute a “project” under the California Environmental Quality Act because it is within the exception provided by 14 CCR 15378(b)(4) for “the creation of government funding mechanisms or other government fiscal activities, which do not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant physical impact on the environment.”Pass Action details Not available
18-00638 A-39)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the acceptance of a donation of a 20’ Enclosed Utility Trailer to the Sheriff’s Office, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Accept the donation of a brand new 20’ enclosed utility trailer from N. Terzian with the total value of the donation of $9,112.98; b) Approve Budget Revision No. 0005907 recognizing the donation; and c) Determine that the above actions are not a project pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act, Guidelines Section 15378(b)(4), finding that the action is not a project as it is the creation of a government funding mechanism or other 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.Pass Action details Not available
18-00612 A-40)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between California Automated Consortium Eligibility System and the Welfare Client Data System Counties for Shared Services, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a MOU between the California Automated Consortium Eligibility System and Welfare Client Data System Counties for Shared Services; and b) Determine that the execution of the MOU is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to the CEQA Guidelines Section 15061 (b) (3), finding that the execution of the MOU 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
18-00613 A-41)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Treasurer's Investment Pool, Fiscal Year (FY) 2017-2018 Fourth Quarter (April through June 2018), as follows: a) Accept for filing the FY 2017-2018 Fourth Quarter (April through June 2018) report on the Treasurer’s Investment Pool, pursuant to Government Code Section 53646(b); and b) Review and approve the Investment Policy Statement and authorize the County Treasurer to manage the investment pool in accordance with the policy, pursuant to Section 53646(a) and 53607 of the Government Code.Pass Action details Not available
18-00662 A-42)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Richard Weinberg to the Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District Board, representing Santa Barbara County, term ending February 3, 2022.Pass Action details Not available
18-00649 A-43)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Ruth Ackerman to the Behavioral Wellness Commission, term ending January 1, 2021, Second District.Pass Action details Not available
18-00654 A-44)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Dolores Ivette Peralta to the Commission for Women, term ending December 31, 2021, Fifth District.Pass Action details Not available
18-00661 A-45)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Candace M. Burke to the Veterans Services Advisory Committee, term ending July 1, 2022, Fifth District.Pass Action details Not available
18-00648 A-46)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the appeal of Feldman Residence (Case No. 18APL-00000-00011) filed by Marc Chytilo, attorney for the appellants, Raemer Crest, LLC and Brilliant Projects, LLC, of the Planning Commission’s April 4, 2018 approval of Case Nos. 13MOD-00000-00001 and 13CDH-00000-00001, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR.) a) Deny the appeal, Case No. 18APL-00000-00011; b) Make the required findings for approval of the project, Case Nos. 13MOD-00000-00001 and 13CDH-00000-00001 including California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) findings; c) Adopt the Mitigated Negative Declaration (15NGD-00000-00006) and adopt the mitigation monitoring program contained in the conditions of approval; and d) Grant de novo approval of the project, Case Nos. 13MOD-00000-00001 and 13CDH-00000-00001, subject to the conditions. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Not available
18-00626 A-47)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Bradford Smith upon his retirement from the Sheriff’s Department after over 27 years of faithful and distinguished service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
18-00641 A-48)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the month of September 2018 as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
18-00639 A-49)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Shereen Khatapoush of the Department of Behavioral Wellness as the August 2018 Employee of the Month for Santa Barbra County.Pass Action details Video Video
18-00640 A-50)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming opposition to the separation of families and solidarity with communities affected by national immigration policy.Pass Action details Video Video
18-00624 A-51)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution recognizing the work and professionalism of the Santa Barbra County Junior Lifeguards and their instructors.Pass Action details Video Video
18-00625 A-52)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the month of August 2018 as Breastfeeding Awareness Month in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
18-00658 A-53)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring David Brummond upon his retirement from the Public Health Department after over 32 years of quality service to Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
18-00642 A-54)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the month of August 2018 as National Immunization Awareness Month in Santa Barbra County.Pass Action details Video Video
18-00610 1)Agenda ItemHEARING - Receive and file a presentation from Child Support Services for Child Support Awareness Month. (EST. TIME: 5 MIN.) COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Video Video
18-00453 2)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding a Resolution amending the Land Use Element of the Santa Barbara County Comprehensive Plan, and an Ordinance amending Section 35-1 of the Santa Barbara County Land Use and Development Code (LUDC), of Chapter 35, Zoning, of the County Code, to adopt amendments to the Eastern Goleta Valley Community Plan (EGVCP) Environmentally Sensitive Habitat/Riparian Corridor (ESH/RC) Land Use and Zoning Overlays Map, for the Rural Area, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR.) a) Make the required findings for approval, including California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) findings; b) Determine that no additional environmental review document shall be prepared for this project pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Sections 15168(c)(2) and 15162, as reflected in the findings for approval; c) Adopt a Resolution amending the Land Use Element of the Santa Barbara County Comprehensive Plan to update the EGVCP ESH/RC Land Use Overlay for the Rural Area (Case No. 17GPA-00000-00001); and d) Adopt an Ordinance amending Section 35-1 of the Santa Barbara County Land Use aPass Action details Video Video
18-00644 3)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the approval of $3,173,437.00 loan in federal HOME and Inclusionary Housing Ordinance (IHO) In-Lieu funds to The Residences at Depot Street, L.P. for The Residences at Depot Street (Project) in Santa Maria and Fiscal Year (FY) 2017-2018 Action Plan Substantial Amendment, Fifth District, as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Hear and consider public comments relating to the use of federal HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) funds for the Residences at Depot Street affordable housing project at 201 and 205 N. Depot Street in the City of Santa Maria (Project) and to the Substantial Amendment to the FY 2017-2018 Action Plan that were submitted during the 30-day public comment period, which began on July 13, 2018 and concludes at the end of today’s public hearing for the Project; b) Approve a Substantial Amendment to the FY 2017-2018 Action Plan, which adds the use of One Million Nine Hundred Ninety-Four Thousand Four Hundred Fifty-Nine Dollars ($1,994,459.00) in HOME Funds, for the Project and direct staff to submit the Substantial AmendmePass Action details Video Video
18-00575 4)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding Lower Mission Creek - Reaches 2B-Phase II and 3 (De La Vina Holdings, LLC) Fee Acquisitions (APN: 037-245-018), First District, as follows: (4/5 Vote required) (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) Acting as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Approve, adopt and authorize the Chair to execute the Resolution of Necessity for the acquisition of the fee interest in the real property for Reach 2B-Phase II and Reach 3 - the Lower Mission Creek Project located at 324 De La Vina Street, Santa Barbara, (“Property”), which is owned by De La Vina Holdings, LLC; b) Authorize the Director of Public Works, or designee, to deposit with the Santa Barbara Superior Court a sum equal to the Parcel’s appraised fair market value, estimated at $1,700,000.00, plus related costs and fees, in order to acquire the Property; and c) After considering the Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report (EIS/EIR) for the Lower Mission Creek Flood Control Project and the discussion included herein, find that pursuant to the Pass Action details Video Video
18-00575  Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding Lower Mission Creek - Reaches 2B-Phase II and 3 (De La Vina Holdings, LLC) Fee Acquisitions (APN: 037-245-018), First District, as follows: (4/5 Vote required) (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) Acting as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Approve, adopt and authorize the Chair to execute the Resolution of Necessity for the acquisition of the fee interest in the real property for Reach 2B-Phase II and Reach 3 - the Lower Mission Creek Project located at 324 De La Vina Street, Santa Barbara, (“Property”), which is owned by De La Vina Holdings, LLC; b) Authorize the Director of Public Works, or designee, to deposit with the Santa Barbara Superior Court a sum equal to the Parcel’s appraised fair market value, estimated at $1,700,000.00, plus related costs and fees, in order to acquire the Property; and c) After considering the Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report (EIS/EIR) for the Lower Mission Creek Flood Control Project and the discussion included herein, find that pursuant to the Pass Action details Not available
18-00572 5)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Ordinance Amending Chapter 15A of the Santa Barbara County Code relating to Floodplain Management, as follows: a) Consider and approve the adoption (second reading) of “An Ordinance amending Chapter 15A, of the Santa Barbara County Code Relating to Floodplain Management”; and b) Find that the proposed actions to amend Chapter 15A of the Santa Barbara County Code relating to Floodplain Management are organizational or administrative activities of the government that are not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines sections 15378(b)(5), because they will not result in direct or indirect physical changes to the environment.Pass Action details Video Video
18-00451 6)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the adoption of amendments to the County Land Use and Development Code (LUDC), Montecito Land Use and Development Code (MLUDC), and Article II, the Coastal Zoning Ordinance (Article II), to revise existing development standards and permit procedures and implement State law regarding accessory dwelling units (ADUs), and amend the Santa Barbara County Uniform Rules for Agricultural Preserves and Farmland Security Zones (Uniform Rules) to allow ADUs as a compatible use on agricultural preserve contracted lands, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR. 30 MIN.) a) Consider recommendations regarding LUDC Amendment (Case No. 16ORD-00000-00014), as follows: i) Make the required findings for approval, including California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) findings; ii) Determine that the adoption of this Ordinance is statutorily exempt from environmental review pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15282(h); and iii) Adopt an Ordinance amending Section 35-1, the LUDC, of Chapter 35, Zoning, of the Santa Barbara County Code; b) Consider recommendaPass Action details Video Video
18-00659 7)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT) Program 2017 Annual Report, as follows: (EST. TIME: 45 MIN.) a) Receive and file an annual evaluation report for AOT in Santa Barbara County for the period January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017 from Department of Behavioral Wellness, and a summary Program Report for January 1, 2017 through March 31, 2018; and b) Determine that these activities are exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review per CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5) since the recommended actions are government administrative activities which do not involve commitment to any specific project which may result in potentially significant physical impact on the environment. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Video Video