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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 1/8/2019 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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19-00043  Agenda Item9:00 A.M. Welcome Supervisor Das Williams, 2018 Chair, Board of Supervisors Presentation of Colors and Pledge of Allegiance Los Prietos Boys Camp Color Guard Invocation Pastor Jeff Shaffer Mariachi Josue Hernandez Musical Presentation Righetti High School Marimba Band & Ballet Folklorico Under the Direction of Ricardo Gabaldon Introduction of Officials Elected in 2018 Mona Miyasato, County Executive Officer Administration of the Oath of Office Honorable Judge Michael Carrozzo Presiding Judge Santa Barbara County Superior Court Keynote Address Honorable Judge Rogelio Flores, Retired Santa Barbara County Superior Court Call to Order and Election of Officers of the 2019 Board of Supervisors, Board of Directors of the Flood Control & Water Conservation District, and Board of Directors of the Water Agency Michael Allen, Chief Deputy Clerk of the Board Nomination of the 2019 Chair and Vice Chair Supervisor Das Williams, 2018 Chair, Board of Supervisors Presentation of Gavels Remarks, Das Williams, 2018 Chair, Board of Supervisors Remarks, 2019 Chair, Board of Supervisors Recess  Action details Not available
19-00002  Agenda ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-EXISTING LITIGATION (Paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Government Code section 54956.9) Lillian Soqui v. County of Santa Barbara, et al., Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board case numbers ADJ2790509 and ADJ3675846. Service Employees International Union Local 620 v. County of Santa Barbara (Department of Behavioral Wellness), Public Employment Relations Board case number LA-CE-1258-M. Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors, sitting as the Board of Directors of the Santa Barbara Fund for Public and Educational Access: 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. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS (Subdivision (a) of Government Code section 54957.6) Employee organizations: all bargaining units, unrepresented employees, managers, and executives. Agency-designated representatives: County Executive Officer Mona Miyasato and Interim Human Resources Director Maria Elena de Guevara. PUBLIC EMPLOYEE APPOIN  Action details Not available
19-00020 A-1)Agenda ItemApprove, ratify, and authorize the Agricultural Commissioner, or her designee, to execute an amendment to an agreement with the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) for support and services of compliance inspections related to the CalCannabis Licensing Division in the County of Santa Barbara for the period of May 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019 in the amount of $24,280.08.Pass Action details Not available
19-00035 A-2)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Property Tax Administration Cost Recovery for 2018-2019 (SB2557), as follows: a) Receive and file a report prepared by the Santa Barbara County Auditor-Controller determining recoverable Fiscal Year (FY) 2018-2019 Property Tax Administrative Costs; b) Adopt the Resolution to recover property tax administrative costs pursuant to California Revenue and Taxation Code section 95.3; and c) 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, because they consist of 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
19-00019 A-3)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a First Amendment, Fiscal Year (FY) 2017-2019, to Department of Health Care Services Contract for FEMA Grant Funded Crisis Counseling Services, as follows: a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Director of Behavioral Wellness or designee to execute a first amendment to the multi-year revenue agreement No. 17-94705 with the state Department of Health Care Services, increasing Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant funds and extending the contract period by one month, for a new total contract amount of $1,197,485.72 (inclusive of $316,842.95 under the original agreement) for the period of January 15, 2018 through April 30, 2019; 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 a potentially significant 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
19-00022 A-4)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the California Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission (MHSOAC) Children’s Triage Grant Funds, Fiscal Years (FYs) 2018-2021, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Director of Behavioral Wellness or designee to execute the multi-year grant agreement (No. 17MHSOAC066) with the California MHSOAC, and to execute any subsequent reports or amendments that do not change the amount or substantive terms of the agreement, for Children’s Triage personnel and services in the amount of $882,415.63 for the three year period of January 8, 2019 through November 30, 2021; 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 a potentially significant 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
19-00038 A-5)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Northern Santa Barbara County United Way, Inc. Fiscal Year (FY) 2018-2019 Service contract, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Northern Santa Barbara County United Way, Inc., (a local vendor), for the provision of engagement and outreach services to homeless individuals with serious persistent mental illness and/or chronic substance abuse, for a maximum contract amount not to exceed $44,000.00 for the period July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019; 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 a potentially significant 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
19-00039 A-6)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Community Care on Palm, Fiscal Year (FY) 2018-2019, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with South Coast Health and Wellness Corporation, a California corporation, dba The Community Care on Palm (not a local vendor), a Skilled Nursing Facility, increasing the total contract maximum for FY 2018-2019 by $100,000.00, for a total contract amount not to exceed $200,000.00, inclusive of Purchase Order CN22140 for $100,000.00 but which otherwise cancels, nullifies, and supersedes Purchase Order CN22140 for the period July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019; and b) Determine that the recommended actions are not a “project” under 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
19-00044 A-7)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a professional biological monitoring service agreement with Storrer Environmental Services, LLC for the Baron Ranch Trail Bridge Project, Third District, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the professional biological monitoring service agreement with Storrer Environmental Services, LLC (Contractor) in the amount not to exceed $99,629.00 for the Baron Ranch Trail Bridge Project; b) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0006107 for completion of the Project; and c) Determine that pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15162 no new effects will occur and no new mitigation measures would be required as a result of the recommended actions because there are no substantial changes proposed, no substantial changes in circumstances, and no new information of substantial importance regarding environmental effects of the project or of the sufficiency or feasibility of mitigation measures, and therefore the recommended actions are within the scope of the environmental revPass Action details Not available
19-00023 A-8)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Contingent-Fee contract with the Law Firm of Keller Rohrback, L.L.P., for litigation services in an action to be filed by the County against certain opioid manufacturers and distributors, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a contingent-fee Professional Services Contract with the law firm of Keller Rohrback, L.L.P., for the preparation and handling of litigation to be filed by Santa Barbara County, against certain manufacturers and distributors of prescription opioids, to recover the County’s damages from opioid drug misuse caused by the deceptive marketing and sale of prescription opioids, and to obtain other remedies to mitigate this problem; 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
19-00024 A-9)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an amendment to the Conflict of Interest Code of the Blochman Union School District, as follows: a) Approve the proposed amendments to the Conflict of Interest Code of the Blochman Union School District; and, b) Determine that the above action is an organizational or administrative activity of government that is 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
19-00025 A-10)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an amendment to the Conflict of Interest Code of the Cold Spring School District, as follows: a) Approve the proposed amendments to the Conflict of Interest Code of Cold Spring School District; and b) Determine that the above action is an organizational or administrative activity of government that is 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
19-00026 A-11)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an amendment to the Conflict of Interest Code of the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District, as follows: a) Approve the proposed amendments to the Conflict of Interest Code of Santa Barbara County Air Pollution District; and b) Determine that the above action is an organizational or administrative activity of government that is 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
19-00027 A-12)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an amendment to the Conflict of Interest Code of the Lompoc Unified School District, as follows: a) Approve the proposed amendments to the Conflict of Interest Code of the Lompoc Unified School District; and b) Determine that the above action is an organizational or administrative activity of government that is 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
19-00028 A-13)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Amendment to the Conflict of Interest Code of the Goleta West Sanitary District, as follows: a) Approve the proposed amendment to the Conflict of Interest Code of Goleta West Sanitary District; and b) Determine that the above action is an organizational or administrative activity of government that is 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
19-00029 A-14)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an amendment to the Conflict of Interest Code of the Santa Barbara Unified School District, as follows: a) Approve the proposed amendments to the Conflict of Interest Code of Santa Barbara Unified School District; and b) Determine that the above action is an organizational or administrative activity of government that is 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
19-00030 A-15)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an amendment to the Conflict of Interest Code of the Hope School District, as follows: a) Approve the proposed amendments to the Conflict of Interest Code of the Hope School District; and b) Determine that the above action is an organizational or administrative activity of government that is 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
19-00031 A-16)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an amendment to the Conflict of Interest Code of the Goleta Union School District, as follows: a) Approve the proposed amendments to the Conflict of Interest Code of Goleta Union School District; and b) Determine that the above action is an organizational or administrative activity of government that is 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
19-00032 A-17)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an amendment to the Conflict of Interest Code of the Goleta Sanitary District, as follows: a) Approve the proposed amendments to the Conflict of Interest Code of Goleta Sanitary District; and b) Determine that the above action is an organizational or administrative activity of government that is 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
19-00021 A-18)Agenda ItemApprove Budget Revision Requests (SEE EXHIBIT A POSTED WITH AGENDA). (4/5 Vote Required).Pass Action details Not available
19-00034 A-19)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Santa Barbara County Fire Protection District State and Federal Surplus Property Program Application Packet, as follows: a) Approve and authorize submission of the State of California New Application For Eligibility in the State and Federal Surplus Property Program, with all required forms, to the State of California Department of General Services, Office of Fleet and Asset Management; b) Approve and authorize the Clerk of the Board to certify and sign Form 202 - Resolution, and approve and authorize the Chair to execute Form 203 - Non-Discrimination Certification; and c) Determine pursuant to the 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
19-00033 A-20)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the HIV Prevention Program Grant Agreement with California Department of Public Health (CDPH), as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Public Health Director to execute Grant Agreement Number 18-10594 with CDPH to accept funding for the HIV Prevention Program to increase and improve HIV testing and support services, in the amount not to exceed $25,000.00 for the period of November 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019; b) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0006110 that will amend the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Public Health Department Adopted Budget for an amount of $25,000.00, which represents the anticipated amount of Fiscal Year 2018-2019 spending of the additional funds; and c) Determine that the recommended action is not a “project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and is exempt per CEQA Guideline Section 15378(b)(4) since the recommended action is a government fiscal activity that does not involve commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant phyPass Action details Not available
19-00017 A-21)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Unit II Channel Improvements Project, Fifth District, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Statement of Final Quantities for work performed and materials supplied for the Unit II Channel Improvements Project by the contractor Whitaker Construction Group, Incorporated (a tri-county vendor), in the amount of $1,896,812.35; and b) Determine, pursuant to 14 CCR 15162, that a Mitigated Negative Declaration No. 14NGD-00000-00012 was adopted for the Unit II Channel Improvements Project on April 14, 2015, that no substantial changes are proposed in the project, no substantial changes have occurred with respect to the circumstances under which the project is undertaken, and no new information of substantial importance has been received with respect to the project or the mitigation measures, and therefore no new Environmental Impact Report or Negative Declaration is required for the approval of the recommended actions.Pass Action details Not available
19-00018 A-22)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Transfer of Ownership of Retired Sheriff's Canine, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve the retirement and transfer of ownership of Sheriff’s Canine “Aco Vom Brachtpetal” to Senior Deputy Kenneth Rushing for the sum of One Dollar; and b) Determine that this action is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) 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.Pass Action details Video Video
19-00045 A-23)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Resolution authorizing the Sheriff to execute Sheriff’s Voluntary Response Agreements (SVR Agreements) for Supplemental Law Enforcement Services Under $50,000.00, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution delegating and authorizing the Sheriff to execute Sheriff’s Voluntary Response Agreements for supplemental law enforcement services under $50,000.00; 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
19-00036 A-24)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding 2018 Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Funds, $95,471.00, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Authorize the Chief Executive Officer to execute the Inter-local Agreement between the City of Santa Barbara and the County of Santa Barbara, the Inter-local Agreement between the City of Santa Maria and the County of Santa Barbara and the Inter-local Agreement between the City of Lompoc and the County of Santa Barbara; b) Allow members of the public an opportunity to provide comments relating to the intended use of Local JAG funding; c) Authorize the Sheriff or designee to petition the Office of Justice Programs requesting an exemption from the certification requirements and execute a grant agreement with the United States Department of Justice, upon review and approval of County Counsel and the Auditor-Controller, or their designees, when the anticipated JAG funding is awarded; and d) Find that the proposed action does not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), pursuant to 14 CCR Pass Action details Not available
19-00009 A-25)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Joseph Cole to the Montecito Planning Commission, term ending January 1, 2021, First District.Pass Action details Not available
19-00010 A-26)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Rod Pearson to the Behavioral Wellness Commission, term ending January 1, 2022, First District.Pass Action details Not available
19-00011 A-27)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Donna Senauer to the Montecito Planning Commission, term ending January 1, 2021, First District.Pass Action details Not available
19-00012 A-28)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Charles Newman to the Montecito Planning Commission, term ending January 1, 2021, First District.Pass Action details Not available
19-00013 A-29)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Michael Cooney to the Santa Barbara County Planning Commission, term ending December 31, 2020, First District.Pass Action details Not available
19-00014 A-30)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Dave Mendro to the Montecito Board of Architectural Review, term ending January 1, 2023, First District.Pass Action details Not available
19-00015 A-31)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of William Wolf to the Montecito Board of Architectural Review, term ending January 1, 2023, First District.Pass Action details Not available
19-00016 A-32)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Thiep Cung to the Montecito Board of Architectural Review, term ending January 1, 2023, First District.Pass Action details Not available
19-00007 A-33)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Lynda Tanner to the CenCal Board of Directors, Provider Classification, term ending December 31, 2020.Pass Action details Not available
19-00008 A-34)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Karen Johnson to the CenCal Board of Directors, Consumer Classification-Medi-Cal, term ending December 31, 2020.Pass Action details Not available
19-00041 A-35)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the SEPV Cuyama Utility-Scale Solar Photovoltaic and Battery Energy Storage Facility project (Case Nos. 17GPA-00000-00006 and 17CUP-00000-00044), Assessor’s Parcel Number 149-150-033, located south and southeast of the town of Cuyama and adjacent to the Cuyama Solar Array project site, First District, as follows: (EST. TIME: 20 MIN.) a) Make the required findings for approval of the Comprehensive Plan Amendment (17GPA-00000-00006) and Conditional Use Permit (17CUP-0000-00044) including California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) findings; b) Determine that as reflected in the CEQA findings, no subsequent Environmental Impact Report shall be prepared for this project; c) Approve and adopt a Resolution amending the Comprehensive Plan to add the Utility-Scale Solar Photovoltaic Facility Overlay to the 20.44-acre Project site; and d) Approve Conditional Use Permit (17CUP-00000-00044) subject to the conditions of approval. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION:Pass Action details Not available
19-00037 A-36)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding Ordinances repealing certain articles in Chapters 15 and 18, adopting Chapter 18C, Article III, and amending Chapter 24A for Environmental Health Services, as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Receive and file a presentation regarding Ordinances to repeal certain Articles in Chapter 15 and Chapter 18, to adopt Chapter 18C, Article III entitled “Certified Unified Program Agency” and to amend Chapter 24A to correct Chapter and Articles references; b) Approve the introduction (First Reading) of an Ordinance to repeal Chapter 15, Article VII, entitled “Fire Department Administration of Hazardous Materials/Wastes Laws”, section 15-126 through 15-132; c) Approve the introduction (First Reading) of an Ordinance to repeal Chapter 18, Article III, entitled “Hazardous Waste Materials Storage Ordinance”, sections 18-21 and 18-22 and Article IV, entitled “Hazardous Waste Generator Ordinance”, section 18-30 through 18-34.2; d) Approve the introduction (First Reading) of an Ordinance to adopt Chapter 18C, Article III, entitled “Certified UnifPass Action details Not available
19-00040 A-37)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the adoption of a Resolution increasing the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office fee for Live Scan / Ink Print fingerprinting, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) (EST. TIME: 15 MIN.) a) Adopt a Resolution increasing the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office fee for Live Scan / Ink Print fingerprinting in accordance with County Ordinance 3409 and section 2.10.1 of the Santa Barbara County Code; and b) Find that the proposed action is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines review pursuant Section 15273 and to Public Resources Code Section 21080(b)(8), and that the fees will be used for the purpose of meeting operating expenses and for the purchase of supplies, equipment, and materials. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION:Pass Action details Not available
19-00042 A-38)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Elizabeth Farnum upon her retirement from the County of Santa Barbara after over 20 years of dedicated service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
18-01029 1)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding Board of Supervisors’ 2019 appointments to Boards, Commissions and Committees, as follows: (EST. TIME: 15 MIN.) a) Behavioral Wellness Commission - one regular member; b) Area Agency on Aging (Central Coast Commission for Senior Citizens) - one regular member to Advisory Council; c) Library Advisory Committee - one regular member; d) Retirement Board of the Santa Barbara County Employees Retirement System - one member; e) Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County - one regular member, one alternate member; f) CenCal Health - one regular member; g) Beach Erosion Authority for Control Operations and Nourishment (BEACON) - two regular members, one alternate member; h) Law Library Board of Trustees - Chair as Ex-Officio Member; i) Law Library Attorney at Large - One Appointment; j) KIDS Network Policy Council - two members to serve as Chair and Vice-Chair; k) Legislative Program Committee - two regular members; l) Debt Advisory Committee - one regular member; one alternate member m) Adult and AgPass Action details Video Video