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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 9/18/2018 9:00 AM Minutes status: Approved  
Meeting location: JOSEPH CENTENO BETTERAVIA GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION BUILDING, BOARD HEARING ROOM 511 EAST LAKESIDE PARKWAY, SANTA MARIA
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
18-00736 A-1)Agenda ItemApprove, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute Agreement 18-0294-008-SF with the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) to receive reimbursement for the County’s Detection Dog Team program for the period of July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019 in the amount of $27,811.09.Pass Action details Not available
18-00743 A-2)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an application and letter of interest to request one-time state funding for Homeless Mentally Ill Outreach and Treatment, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution authorizing the County to participate in the Homeless Mentally Ill Outreach and Treatment one-time funding opportunity and designating the Director of Behavioral Wellness as the County’s single point of contact for the funding allocation; b) Authorize the Director of Behavioral Wellness to submit to the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) an application, including a letter of interest and the Board of Supervisors Resolution, requesting one-time funding for Homeless Mentally Ill Outreach and Treatment services in the anticipated amount of $862,000.00 for the period of January 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020; c) Authorize the Director of Behavioral Wellness to submit to the DHCS a written, formal acceptance by October 9, 2018 after the receipt of the Notice of Award; and d) Determine that the approval of the recommended actions is exempt from the California EnvironmentaPass Action details Not available
18-00742 A-3)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a first amendment to the agreement with Santa Ynez Valley, People Helping People, Fiscal Year (FY) 2017-2018, as follows: a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute a retroactive First Amendment to the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Santa Ynez Valley, People Helping People (a local vendor), to increase the maximum contract amount for FY 2017-2018 by $10,250.00 in Alcohol and Drug Program funds, for a new total contact amount not to exceed $151,250.00 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
18-00741 A-4)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a State Department of Rehabilitation (DOR) Agreement, Fiscal Years (FYs) 2018-2021, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Director of Behavioral Wellness to execute Agreement No. 30725 with the State DOR, to access DOR vocational rehabilitation services for County clients up to $410,000.00 per year in federal program costs, through a 21.3% “Cash Match” payable by the County, for a total contract amount not to exceed $261,990.00 during the period of July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2021; b) Authorize the Director of Behavioral Wellness to execute any and all other documents required by the State DOR to carry out the multi-year Agreement, including the contract certification, any data records required, and any subsequent amendments that do not change the substantive terms, dollar amount or duration of the agreement; and c) 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 whPass Action details Not available
18-00761 A-5)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a First Amendment to the agreement with Mental Health Association in Santa Barbara (dba Mental Wellness Center) for Crisis Counseling Services, Fiscal Year (FY) 2018-2019, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute a First Amendment to the Agreement with Mental Health Association in Santa Barbara County (dba Mental Wellness Center), to add a new statement of work for Crisis Counseling services which started July 1, 2018 and to increase the contract by $850,446.00 for a new contract maximum amount not to exceed $2,891,521.00 through June 30, 2019; b) Approve a Budget Revision Request No. 0005898 increasing appropriations of $880,643.00 in the Behavioral Wellness Department, Mental Health Fund, for Salaries and Benefits ($24,797.00) and Services and Supplies ($855,846.00) using departmental restricted fund balance; and c) Determine that the approval of the recommended actions is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) per CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(4) since the recommended Pass Action details Not available
18-00735 A-6)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding California Emergency Solutions and Housing Program (CESH) Application, as follows: a) Authorize the Community Services Director or designee to submit a funding application in an amount not to exceed $1,850,000.00, and all certifications, standard forms, and other related documents to the State of California Department of Housing and Community Development for the CESH program competition; b) Adopt a Resolution authorizing the acceptance and administration of CESH funds; c) Authorize the County Executive Officer or her designee(s) to execute all certifications, standard forms, and grant agreement in a form substantially similar to the Fiscal Year 2017 State Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) program grant agreement and other related documents required for the acceptance and administration of CESH funds; and d) Determine that the recommended actions are not the acceptance and 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), findiPass Action details Video Video
18-00755 A-7)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Amendment to the 2016-2018 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Urban County Agreement, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute First Amendments to the three Cooperation Agreements between the County of Santa Barbara and the cities of Carpinteria, Buellton and Solvang (Partner Cities) for Participation in the Santa Barbara Urban County CDBG Program for Three Fiscal Years (2016-2018); and b) Determine that the recommended action 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 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
18-00740 A-8)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the reappointment of Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer of Weights and Measures, as follows: a) Reappoint Cathleen Fisher for an additional four-year term as the County of Santa Barbara Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer of Weights and Measures; and b) Determine that the above action is an organizational and administrative activity which will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment and is therefore not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to section 15378(b)(5) of the CEQA Guidelines.Pass Action details Not available
18-00744 A-9)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an award contract for Countywide Security Services to Triumph Protection Group, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a service contract with Triumph Protection Group in the amount of $1,050,000.00 to provide Countywide security services for a period of two years to begin October 1, 2018 and end September 30, 2020 with the option to renew thereafter for another 2-year term; 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.Pass Action details Video Video
18-00738 A-10)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a one-year time extension to Coastal Resource Enhancement Fund (CREF) Contract for Ellwood Mesa Coastal Trail Enhancement and Habitat Project, Third District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an additional one-year time extension to the existing CREF contract with the Santa Barbara County Trails Council to September 30, 2019, for implementation of the Ellwood Mesa Coastal Trail Enhancement and Habitat Project; and b) Determine that the extension of the allocation of the CREF grant for the Ellwood Mesa Coastal Trail Enhancement and Habitat Project is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15378(b)(5) of the State Guidelines for the implementation of CEQA.Pass Action details Not available
18-00750 A-11)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a California Integrated Vital Records System (Cal-IVRS) Local Health Department Participation Agreement, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Cal-IVRS Local Health Department Participant Agreement for the period of September 18, 2018 through September 10, 2023; and b) Determine that the recommended 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 action is an organizational or administrative activity of the government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
18-00739 A-12)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding North Patterson Avenue Widening, County Project No. 862377, Second District, as follows: a) Approve North Patterson Avenue Widening and authorize the Director of Public Works to advertise for construction; and b) Find the North Patterson Widening Project is exempt from the provisions of California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to 14 CCR 15301(c) (as the proposed project(s) consists of the operation, repair, maintenance, or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities, mechanical equipment, or topographical features, involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond that previously existing, including but not limited to existing highways and streets, sidewalks, gutters, bicycle and pedestrian trails, and similar facilities), and approve the filing of a Notice of Exemption on that basis.Pass Action details Not available
18-00747 A-13)Agenda ItemConsider Recommendations Regarding the Third Amendment to the Amended Contract with MSB Investors, LLC for the Tajiguas Resource Recovery Project, Third District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Third Amendment to the Amended Contract between the County of Santa Barbara and MSB Investors, LLC for Development and Operation of the Tajiguas Resource Recovery Project, which addresses changes to the costs and construction schedule of the Tajiguas Resource Recovery Project; and b) Determine that the previous Final Subsequent Environmental Impact Report (EIR) State Clearing House (SCH) No. 2012041068 and Subsequent EIR Revision Letter and Errata dated May 27, 2016 certified by the Board of Supervisors on July 12, 2016 and Final Subsequent EIR Addendum dated August 11, 2017 (revised October 26, 2017) considered by the Board of Supervisors on November 14, 2017 are adequate review pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines Section 15162, no substantial changes are proposed, and no new information of substantial importance has come to light rPass Action details Video Video
18-00748 A-14)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the approval of a professional services contract with Tetra Tech Inc. for technical support and quality assurance services at the Santa Ynez Valley Recycling and Transfer Station, Third District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the professional services contract with Tetra Tech, Inc. (a local vendor) with an end date of June 30, 2020 and a total contract amount not to exceed $37,416.20; and b) Find that the proposed action to approve the contract 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. Find that the construction of a limited number of new storm water treatment best management practices (BMPs) at the existing Santa Ynez Valley Recycling Transfer Station is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to Guideline Section 14 CCR 15303 (c) New Construction or Conversion of Small StructuresPass Action details Not available
18-00749 A-15)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 4 - Stormwater Diversion Tank, on file in the Public Works Department office; b) Award the construction contract in the amount of $478,715.00 to the lowest responsible bidder, Raminha Construction, Inc., (a Tri-County Vendor) 6805 Sycamore Road, Atascadero, CA 93422, subject to the provision of documents and certifications, as set forth in the plans and specifications applicable to the project, as required under California Law; c) Authorize the Public Works Director or designee to approve change orders for a contingency amount up to $36,435.00 for the construction of the South Coast Recycling and Transfer Station Storm Drain Improvements Project Phase 4 - Stormwater Diversion Tank, for a total project authorization of $515,150.00; d) Approve and authorize the Chair toPass Action details Not available
18-00745 A-16)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a service agreement with the Santa Maria Joint Unified High School District for Law Enforcement Services, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for law enforcement services between the Sheriff and the Santa Maria Joint Union School District ($148,320.00) for School Resource Deputy services starting on August 13, 2018 and ending on June 07, 2019; and b) Determine this action is exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15378(b) (5), which are organizational or administrative activities of governments that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes to the environment.Pass Action details Not available
18-00746 A-17)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Sheriff’s Volunteer Response (SVR) Agreement between the Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Office and PFC Safeguards, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement with PFC Safeguards to provide 24 hour Deputy Sheriff coverage at a private, planned event, October 11, 2018 to October 14, 2018; and b) Determine this action is exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15378(b)(5), which are organizational or administrative activities of governments that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes to the environment.Pass Action details Not available
18-00757 A-18)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of William Wolf to the Montecito Board of Architectural Review, term ending, January 1, 2019, First District.Pass Action details Not available
18-00759 A-19)Appointment/BOS itemConsider recommendations regarding a Resolution in support of Propositions 1 and 2, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution in support of Statewide Ballot Propositions 1 and 2, The Veterans and Affordable Housing Bond Act of 2018 and the No Place Like Home Act of 2018, on the November 6, 2018 statewide ballot; and b) Determine that the above action is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Sections 15378(b)(4) and 15378(b)(5) because it consists of government administrative or fiscal activities that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Video Video
18-00760 A-20)Appointment/BOS itemConsider recommendations regarding a Resolution in opposition to Proposition 6, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution in opposition to Statewide Ballot Proposition 6, The 2017 Gas Tax Repeal Initiative, on the November 6, 2018 statewide ballot; and b) Determine that the above action is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Sections 15378(b)(4) and 15378(b)(5) because it consists of government administrative or fiscal activities that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Video Video
18-00758 A-21)Appointment/BOS itemConsider recommendations regarding a Resolution in support of Proposition 12, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution in support of Statewide Ballot Proposition 12, The Farm Animal Confinement Initiative, on the November 6, 2018 statewide ballot; and b) Determine that the above action is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Sections 15378(b)(4) and 15378(b)(5) because it consists of government administrative or fiscal activities that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Video Video
18-00754 A-22)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution honoring the Lynda Fairly Carpinteria Arts Center, its volunteers and staff for their dedicated service in the arts.Pass Action details Not available
18-00752 A-23)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the week of September 23, 2018 through September 29, 2018 as Child Passenger Safety Week in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
18-00751 A-24)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Penni Powell upon her retirement from the Public Health Department after over 30 years of quality care to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
18-00753 A-25)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution honoring the Veteran’s Treatment Court of Santa Maria for the many contributions to the Santa Barbara County Community.Pass Action details Video Video
18-00762 A-26)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Deepa Willingham upon receiving the United Nations Association of Santa Barbara 2018 Peace Prize in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
18-00664 1)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Ordinance amending Santa Barbara County Code Chapter 23, Section 23-13.12, to expand the hours of oversize vehicle restrictions effective 30 days after adoption by the Board of Supervisors, as follows: a) Consider the adoption (Second Reading) of an Ordinance amending Santa Barbara County Code Chapter 23, Section 23-13.12, to expand the hours of oversize vehicle restrictions in all Supervisorial Districts; and b) Determine that adoption of the Ordinance to expand the hours of oversize vehicle restrictions is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act, pursuant to 14 CCR Section 15378(b)(2), since the recommended actions are administrative activities of the County that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment and is general policy and procedure making.Pass Action details Video Video
18-00665 2)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Ordinance amending speed limits on various roads, effective 30 days after adoption by the Board of Supervisors, First, Second, Third and Fourth Districts, as follows: a) Consider the adoption (Second Reading) of an Ordinance amending Santa Barbara County Code, Chapter 23, Sections 23-15.1, 23-15.4, 23-15.5 and 23-15.6, pertaining to speed limits on Rincon Hill Road and Shepard Mesa Road in the unincorporated Carpinteria area of the First District; Puente Drive, Vieja Drive and Walnut Lane in the unincorporated Goleta area of the Second District; Vereda Del Ciervo, Vereda Del Padre and Vereda Leyenda in the unincorporated Goleta area and Refugio Road in the Santa Ynez area of the Third District; and Hummel Drive in the Orcutt area of the Fourth District; and b) Determine that amending Santa Barbara County Code, Chapter 23, Sections 23-15.1, 23-15.4, 23-15.5 and 23-15.6, pertaining to speed limits, is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act, pursuant to 14 CCR Section 15378(b)(2), since the recommended actions are adminisPass Action details Video Video
18-00756 3)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding a response to 2017-2018 Grand Jury Report: Internal Controls in the County of Santa Barbara, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR.) a) Consider and adopt the responses as the Board of Supervisors’ response to the 2017-2018 Grand Jury report entitled "Internal Controls in the County of Santa Barbara”; b) Approve and 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) Guidelines 15378(b)(5) that the above actions are not a project subject to CEQA review, because it is a government administrative activity that does not result in direct or indirect physical changes to the environment. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Video Video