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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 2/12/2019 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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19-00002  Agenda ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-EXISTING LITIGATION (Paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Government Code section 54956.9) Pulver v. County of Santa Barbara, Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board case numbers ADJ8962321, ADJ8962319, and ADJ8962318. The Estate of Bryan Carreno, et al. v. County of Santa Barbara, et al., Santa Barbara County Superior Court case number 18CV01189. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS (Subdivision (a) of Government Code section 54957.6) Employee organizations: Santa Barbara County Deputy Sheriffs’ Association. Agency-designated representatives: County Executive Officer Mona Miyasato and Human Resources Director Maria Elena de Guevara.  Action details Not available
19-00131 A-1)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Contract with Brown Armstrong Accountancy Corporation for County's Annual Financial Audits, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the contract with Brown Armstrong Accountancy Corporation (Brown Armstrong) [not a local vendor] in the amount of $147,000.00 to perform the following audit services, for the Fiscal Year 2018-2019: i) The annual financial audit for the County; ii) The Single Audit; iii) The First 5 Commission’s annual financial audit; and iv) The annual Treasury financial and compliance audits; and b) Determine that the above actions are not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) per CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(4), because they 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
19-00136 A-2)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Technology Suite Personnel Resolution, Fiscal Year (FY) 2018-2019, as follows: a) Adopt a Personnel Resolution effective February 25, 2019, as follows: i) Add one (1) 1.0 FTE ADMHS Case Worker position; ii) Add two (2) 1.0 FTE ADMHS Recovery Assistant positions; iii) Add one (1) 1.0 FTE Health Care Program Coordinator position; and iv) Add one (1) 1.0 FTE Admin Office Professional I/II position; 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 governmental 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
19-00134 A-3)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an agreement for professional legal services with outside counsel Baker and Hostetler LLP, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Professional Legal Services between the County of Santa Barbara and the law firm Baker and Hostetler LLP in an amount not to exceed $100,000.00 without written amendment; 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 Not available
19-00133 A-4)Agenda ItemApprove Budget Revision Request (SEE EXHIBIT A POSTED WITH AGENDA). (4/5 Vote Required).Pass Action details Not available
19-00132 A-5)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding authorization of an agreement for services with Ecology and Environment, Inc. to complete an Environmental Impact Report and Environmental Impact Statement for the Plains Replacement Pipeline Project located in the Third, Fourth and Fifth Districts, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Ecology and Environment, Inc. and partner MRS Environmental (MRS) to complete an Environmental Impact Report and Environmental Impact Statement for Plains’ Replacement Pipeline Project (Project) for the period of February 12, 2019 through June 30, 2021 for a base amount of $999,927.00 and a total contract amount not to exceed $1,149,916.00; b) Approve and authorize the Director of Planning and Development, or designee, to approve up to a 15 percent contingency cost not to exceed $149,989.00 for services being performed under the Agreement for a total contract amount not to exceed $1,149,916.00; c) Approve and authorize the Director of Planning and Development, or designee, to make immaterPass Action details Not available
19-00135 A-6)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an eighth Amendment to the Medi-Cal Physician Services Provider Agreement with CenCal Health, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute an Eighth Amendment to the Physician Services Provider Agreement, Federally Qualified Health Center with CenCal Health to extend the current terms and conditions of the Agreement for a period of three (3) years through December 31, 2021; and b) Determine that this action is not a “Project” with the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and is exempt per CEQA Guideline section 15378(b)(5), since the recommended action is an organizational or administrative activity of the government that will not result in direct or indirect physical change in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
19-00129 A-7)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with GSI Water Solutions, Inc., Third and Fifth Districts, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Water Agency: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with GSI Water Solutions, Inc. (a local vendor) to provide consulting services for a hydrogeological study of the Santa Ynez River Valley Groundwater Basin Eastern Management Area for the period of February 12, 2019 through June 30, 2022 in an amount not to exceed $968,136.00; b) Approve a 10% contingency with GSI Water Solutions, Inc. in the amount of $96,813.00 for additional work that may be needed to complete the hydrogeological study; and c) Determine that the proposed actions are not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act, pursuant to Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5), organization or administrative activities that will not result in a direct or indirect physical change in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
19-00130 A-8)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a professional services agreement with MNS Engineers, Incorporated for construction project management services of Laguna County Sanitation District Phase 1 Plant Upgrade, Third and Fourth Districts, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Laguna County Sanitation District: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a professional services agreement with MNS Engineers, Incorporated in the amount of $2,875,377.00 for construction project management services related to Laguna County Sanitation District wastewater reclamation plant upgrades for the period February 12, 2019 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 during the term of the agreement; and c) Find that the proposed action does not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act, pursuant to 14 CCR 15378 (b)(5), in that it is a governmental administrative activity that will not result in direct or indirect cPass Action details Not available
19-00137 A-9)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of R.W. “Hap” Ziegler to the Civil Service Commission, term ending May 31, 2022, First District.Pass Action details Not available
19-00128 A-10)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Clare MacDonald to the Assessment Appeals Board No. 1, term ending August 31, 2021, Third District.Pass Action details Not available
19-00138 A-11)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Richard Solomon upon his retirement from the Santa Barbara County Civil Service Commission after representing the First District for 25 years.Pass Action details Not available
19-00126 1)Agenda ItemHEARING - Receive and file the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Budget and Financial Status Report as of December 31, 2018, showing the status of appropriations and financing for all departmental budgets adopted by the Board of Supervisors. (EST. TIME: 45 MIN.) COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Video Video
19-00102 2)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding a Local Vendor Preference Policy Update, as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Approve the recommended update to the Local Vendor Preference policy that authorizes the Chief Procurement Officer (Purchasing Manager) to allow the lowest bidding local vendor that bid within 6% of the lowest, non-local bidder the opportunity to match the lowest bid; and b) 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 Video Video
19-00127 3)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding approval of Action Plan Substantial Amendments and a $1,400,000.00 loan, consisting of $1,114,988.00 federal HOME funds and $285,012.00 Inclusionary Housing Ordinance (IHO) In-Lieu funds, to Sierra Madre Cottages, L.P. for Sierra Madre Cottages in Santa Maria, Fifth District, as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Hear and consider public comments relating to Substantial Amendments to the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017-2018 and FY 2018-2019 Action Plans that describe the use of federal HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) funds for Sierra Madre Cottages affordable housing project in the City of Santa Maria (Project) that were submitted during the 30-day public comment period, which began on January 12, 2019 and concludes at the end of the February 12, 2019 public hearing for the Project; b) Approve the Substantial Amendments to the FY 2017-2018 and FY 2018-2019 Action Plans, which adds the use of One Million One Hundred Fourteen Thousand Nine Hundred and Eighty-Eight Dollars ($1,114,988.00) in HOME Funds, for the Project and direct staff to submit thPass Action details Video Video
19-00125 4)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding a briefing on Oil and Gas Development in Santa Barbara County and Compliance Status of Oil and Gas Operations in Santa Barbara County, as follows: (EST. TIME: 45 MIN.) a) Receive and file a comprehensive report on the Oil and Gas Development and compliance status of offshore and onshore oil and gas operations in Santa Barbara County; and b) Determine that the report does not constitute a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b) (5). COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Video Video