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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 12/4/2018 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) Alcox v. City of Lompoc, et al., United States District Court for the Central District of California, case number 5:17-cv-00507-JVS (AJW). Barbere v. County of Santa Barbara, et al., United States District Court for the Central District of California, case number 2:17-cv-07702-MWF (MRW). Whitson v. Santa Barbara County, et al., Santa Barbara County Superior Court case number 16CV03698. Schlags v. County of Santa Barbara, Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board case numbers ADJ4319101, ADJ6656078, ADJ7161373, ADJ7191789, and ADJ727212. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-ANTICIPATED LITIGATION (Paragraph (4) of subdivision (d) of Government Code section 54956.9) Deciding whether to initiate civil litigation: 1 case. PUBLIC EMPLOYEE APPOINTMENT (Paragraph (1) of subdivision (b) of Government Code section 54957) Human Resources Director.  Action details Not available
18-00934 A-1)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding appointments to the Agricultural Advisory Committee, as follows: a) Approve the appointment of Wilja Happe, Regular member, appointed by the California Women for Agriculture; and b) Approve the appointment of Carrie Jordan, Alternate member, appointed by the California Women for Agriculture.Pass Action details Not available
18-00931 A-2)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Single Audit Reports for the Fiscal Year ended June 30, 2018, as follows: a) Receive and file the County of Santa Barbara’s Single Audit Reports for the Fiscal Year ended June 30, 2018; and b) Determine that the above actions are not a “project” under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to section 15378(b)(5) of the CEQA guidelines, because they consist of administrative activities of the government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
18-00936 A-3)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Professional Services Agreement with Wood Environment and Infrastructure Solutions, Inc. for the Goleta Beach Caltrans Adaptation Planning Grant, Second District, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the professional services agreement with Wood Environment and Infrastructure Solutions, Inc. (Contractor) in the amount not to exceed $246,674.40 to allow the Contractor to provide planning and environmental services for completion of the Goleta Beach revised Adaptive Management Plan required by the Caltrans Adaptation Planning Grant; b) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0006078 for completion of the grant work; and c) Determine that the recommended actions are statutorily exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act 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
18-00942 A-4)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the donations of a Channing Peake Painting and a collection of regional artworks, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Accept the donation of the oil painting Mountains and Cachuma Lake, Santa Ynez Valley by Santa Barbara County artist Channing Peake, valued at $25,000.00, from Stephen Diamond; b) Accept the donation of a new collection of artwork by Santa Barbara County artists, valued at $110,000.00, from Michael and Nancy Gifford; c) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0006092 that accounts for the donations; and d) Determine that the recommended actions are exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3), finding that the acceptance of the donations of artwork are covered by the general rule that CEQA only applies 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
18-00012 A-5)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the re-ratification of the Proclamation of Local Emergency Caused by Drought Conditions, 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 60 days for re-ratification of the Emergency until such a time that weather and water supply 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 changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
18-00092 A-6)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Re-Ratification of the Proclamation of Local Emergencies related to the Thomas Fire/Storm Incident, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution re-ratifying the Proclamations of Local Emergencies related to the Thomas Fire/Storm Incident that exist in Santa Barbara County pursuant to Government Code Section 8630(c); b) Direct the Office of Emergency Management to return within 60 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 changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
18-00937 A-7)Agenda ItemApprove Budget Revision Requests (SEE EXHIBIT A POSTED WITH AGENDA). (4/5 Vote Required).Pass Action details Not available
18-00949 A-8)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019-2020 Budget Development Guidelines, as follows: a) Adopt the FY 2019-2020 Budget Development Guidelines, receive staff comments and provide direction as appropriate; and b) Determine pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15378 that the above activity is not a project under CEQA.Pass Action details Not available
18-00950 A-9)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program-Post Fire (HMGP-PF), as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Authorize the County Executive Officer, or designee to execute a Grant Agreement with the California Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) and to accept the HMGP-PF No. 5189-2-1F grant award in the amount of $93,000.00 to provide funding for Debris Flow Risk maps and analysis, and updated evacuation planning; b) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 006084 increasing appropriations in the County Executive Office, Office of Emergency Management (OEM), funded by HMGP-PF grant funds and the release of Committed Disaster Recovery fund balance; and c) Determine that the proposed action is related to the creation of a government funding mechanism and other fiscal activities which do not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant physical impact on the environment, and is therefore exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guideline section 15378 (b)(4).Pass Action details Not available
18-00951 A-10)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Professional Services Agreement with Stantec Consulting Services, Inc. for the GIS Mapping Services, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the professional services agreement with Stantec Consulting Services, Inc. (Contractor) in a total contract amount not to exceed $10,000.00 for additional GIS Mapping Services for Debris Hazard Risk Analysis and Mapping; and b) 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
18-00911 A-11)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Amendment No. 5 to the professional services agreement with Carollo Engineers, Incorporated for engineering services during construction of Laguna County Sanitation District Plant Upgrades, Third and Fourth Districts, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Laguna County Sanitation District: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute amendment no. 5 to the agreement with Carollo Engineers, Incorporated, to add a new scope of work for design assistance and engineering services related to Laguna County Sanitation District wastewater reclamation plant upgrades and to extend the term of the agreement, increasing the contract by $4,858,622.00 for a new contract maximum not to exceed $8,159,261.00 through December 31, 2023; b) Authorize the Public Works Director, or designee, to approve and execute amendments up to an additional contingency amount of $150,000.00 to cover inflationary cost escalations by calendar year if they exceed the assumed escalator set forth in Amendment No. 5; and c) Find that the proposed action does not consPass Action details Not available
18-00935 A-12)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding owner’s representative services for the construction of the Tajiguas Resource Recovery Project, County Project No. 828368, Third District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the contract in the amount of $1,049,696.00 with engineering firm Simplus Management to provide owner’s representative services for the construction 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 regarding environmental effects of the project or of the sufficiency or feasibilPass Action details Not available
18-00932 A-13)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the construction of 2018 Isla Vista Sidewalk Infill Trigo Road Project, County Project No. 820692, Third District, as follows: a) Approve plans and specifications for the Construction of 2018 Isla Vista Sidewalk Infill Trigo Road Project, on file in the Public Works Department office; b) Award the construction contract in the amount of $579,601.00 to the lowest responsible bidder, JJ Fisher Construction, Inc. (a Tri-County vendor) 261 W Dana Street, Suite 102, Nipomo CA, 93444, 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) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the construction contract, which has been reviewed and approved by County Counsel, Auditor-Controller and Risk Manager, or their authorized representatives; d) Authorize the Public Works Director or designee to approve change orders for a contingency amount up to $42,980.05, plus an additional amount of $30,000.00 for supplemental work items for the Construction oPass Action details Not available
18-00938 A-14)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Floradale Avenue Bridge No. 51C-0370 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) Certify that the Board has reviewed and considered the information contained in the Final Mitigated Negative Declaration (18NGD-00000-00003) and make the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Findings required to adopt the Final Mitigated Negative Declaration (18NGD-00000-00003); b) Approve the Project, adopt the Final Mitigated Negative Declaration (18NGD-00000-00003), and adopt the Mitigation Monitoring Plan included in the Final Mitigated Negative Declaration (18NGD-00000-00003); and c) Authorize the Director of Public Works to advertise for bids to construct Floradale Avenue Bridge No. 51C-0370 over Santa Ynez River Project.Pass Action details Not available
18-00939 A-15)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding North Patterson Avenue Widening, County Project No. 862377, Second District, as follows: a) Approve plans and specifications for Construction of North Patterson Avenue, on file in the Public Works Department office; b) Award the construction contract in the amount of $226,151.00 to the lowest responsible bidder, Taylor Jane Construction L.P.(a Tri-County Vendor), 427 Souza Drive, Nipomo, CA 93444, subject to the provision of documents and certifications, as set forth in the specifications applicable to the project, as required under California Law; c) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the construction contract, which has been reviewed and approved by County Counsel, Auditor-Controller and Risk Manager, or their authorized representatives; d) Authorize the Director of Public Works or designee to approve change orders for a contingency amount up to $25,557.55 plus an additional amount of $35,000.00 for supplemental work items for the North Patterson Avenue Widening Project, for a total not to exceed authorization of $286,708.55; Pass Action details Not available
18-00933 A-16)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a First Amendment to the Agreement with NEC Corporation of America for Workforce Optimization and Verbal Attestation, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the First Amendment to the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with NEC Corporation of America for the provision of Workforce Optimization and Verbal Attestation in the amount not to exceed $491,001.00 for the extended period of March 13, 2018 through April 30, 2019; and b) Determine that the approval and execution of the Agreement is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3), finding that the execution of the Agreement 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
18-00941 A-17)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Santa Barbara County Complete Count Committee for the 2020 Decennial Census, as follows: a) Receive an update and timeline for the formation of a Strategic Complete Count Committee for the purpose of facilitating accurate reporting for the 2020 voluntary decennial census by participating in local community outreach with, but limited to; local non-profits, cities, the State, and local and regional partners; and b) Determine that the above actions are 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
18-00946 A-18)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Alejandra Gutierrez to the Santa Barbara County Human Services Commission, term ending July 7, 2021, First District.Pass Action details Not available
18-00944 A-19)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Faith Deeter to the County Riding and Hiking Trails Advisory Committee, open term, Third District.Pass Action details Not available
18-00945 A-20)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of John Parke to the Santa Barbara County Planning Commission, term ending December 31, 2020, Third District.Pass Action details Not available
18-00943 A-21)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Sandra J. Fuhring to the Commission for Women, term ending December 31, 2022, Fifth District.Pass Action details Not available
18-00948 A-22)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Andy Alexander for his service as President of the Santa Barbara County Association of Realtors.Pass Action details Not available
18-00947 A-23)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Diana Estorga of the Public Works Department as the December 2018 Employee of the Month in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
18-00952 A-24)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming December 1, 2018 as World Aids Day in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
18-00930 1)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Child Welfare Services 2018 Annual Update, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR.) a) Receive and file a presentation from the Department of Social Services regarding the Child Welfare Services 2018 Annual Update; and b) 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 changes in the environment. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Not available
18-00940 2)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding Residential Property Assessed Clean Energy Financing, as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Receive and file a briefing on Residential Property Assessed Clean Energy Financing; b) Direct staff to either: i) Not pursue implementation of a Residential Property Assessed Clean Energy Financing program further at this time; or ii) Pursue implementation of a third-party Residential Property Assessed Clean Energy Financing program; and c) Determine that the above recommended actions do not constitute a project subject to environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(4), finding that the actions are the creation of a governmental funding mechanism or other government fiscal activity, which do not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant physical impact on the environment. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Not available
18-00922 3)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding an amendment to Chapter 50 of the County Code, Licensing of Cannabis Operations to make it effective in the Coastal Zone, as follows: (EST. TIME: 15 MIN.) a) Consider the introduction (First Reading) of an amendment to Ordinance No. 5037 which added Chapter 50 to the County Code to make Chapter 50 operational in the Coastal Zone; b) Read title, “An Ordinance Amending Ordinance No. 5037 Which Added Chapter 50, Licensing of Commercial Cannabis Operations, to the Santa Barbara County Code,” and waive reading of the Ordinance in full; c) Set a hearing on the Administrative Agenda for December 11, 2018, to consider the adoption (Second Reading) of an amendment to the Cannabis Business Licensing Ordinance; d) Determine for the purposes of CEQA that: i) These actions are within the scope of the Cannabis Land Use Ordinance and Licensing Program, and the Cannabis Land Use Ordinance and Licensing Program Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Report (PEIR) [Case No. 17EIR-00000-00003, State Clearinghouse No. 2017071016] adequately describePass Action details Not available
18-00845 4)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Annual TRUTH Act Report and Community Forum, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR. 30 MIN.) a) Receive and file the annual TRUTH Act Report regarding United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) access to individuals as required by Government Code section 7283.1(d); b) Hold a public hearing, as required by Government Code section 7283.1(d), regarding ICE’s access to individuals, and receive and consider public comment; 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: APPROVEPass Action details Not available