Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 5/14/2019 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  
Meeting video:  
File #Agenda #TypeTitleResultAction DetailsVideo
19-00002  Agenda ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-EXISTING LITIGATION (Paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Government Code section 54956.9) Griffin v. County of Santa Barbara, et al., United States District Court for the Central District of California case number 2:18-cv-8593-AB (JC). McCrory v. County of Santa Barbara, et al., Santa Barbara County Superior Court case number 15CV02871. Homar v. State of California, et. al., Santa Barbara County Superior Court case number 18CV02674. Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors, sitting as the Board of Supervisors and as the Board of Directors of the Santa Barbara County Water Agency: CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-ANTICIPATED LITIGATION (Paragraph (4) of subdivision (d) of Government Code section 54956.9) Deciding whether to initiate civil litigation: one case. Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors, sitting as the Board of Supervisors and as the Board of Directors of the Santa Barbara County Flood Control and Water Conservation District: CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-EXISTING LITIGATION (Paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Government Code section  Action details Not available
19-00409 A-1)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the month of May 2019 as Transitions-Mental Health Association Month in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
19-00410 A-2)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Erick Pinedo Tovar as 2019 California Coastal Area Council Youth of the Year.Pass Action details Video Video
19-00411 A-3)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Behavioral Wellness Staffing Contract - Barton and Associates, Inc. Fiscal Year (FY) 2018-2019 First Amendment and extension into FY 2019-2020, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a First Amendment to the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Barton and Associates, Inc., a Delaware corporation, d.b.a. Barton Medical, Inc. (not a local vendor), for the provision of locum tenens psychiatry, nursing, and physician assistant services to add new provisions, increase the Agreement by $770,000.00 for FY 2018-2019, and extend the term of the Agreement into FY 2019-2020 for $2,019,800.00 for a total contract maximum not to exceed $4,289,800.00 for the period of July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2020; b) Approve and authorize the Behavioral Wellness Director to amend Exhibit A (Statement of Work) and Exhibit B-1 (Schedule of Fees) of the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Barton and Associates, Inc. to approve rate changes not to exceed 10% of the rate currently in Exhibit B-1, subject to the procedurPass Action details Not available
19-00100 A-4)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the re-ratification of Proclamations 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
19-00402 A-5)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Ernst and Young for Thomas Fire and 1/9 Debris Flow Disaster Cost Recovery Consulting Services, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Ernst and Young for disaster cost recovery services (including 2017 and 2019 storms) to increase funding in the amount of $400,000.00 for a total contract amount not to exceed $1,180,000.00, and to extend the term two months through August 31, 2019; b) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0006203 to establish additional appropriations of $400,000.00 for services and supplies funded by Committed Disaster Recovery Fund Balance ($250,000.00) and Public Works Restricted Fund Balances ($150,000.00); and c) Determine that the proposed actions are administrative activities that do not involve commitment to any specific project, and are therefore not a project as defined by State California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines Pass Action details Not available
19-00404 A-6)Agenda ItemApprove Budget Revision Requests (SEE EXHIBIT A POSTED WITH AGENDA). (4/5 Vote Required).Pass Action details Not available
19-00418 A-7)Agenda ItemReceive and file the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Budget and Financial Status Report as of March 31, 2019, showing the status of appropriations and financing for all departmental budgets adopted by the Board of Supervisors.Pass Action details Not available
19-00420 A-8)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Acquisition of 640 Randall Road by the Santa Barbara County Flood Control and Water Conservation District (District) for Flood Control Purposes (APN 007-120-036), First District (RP File No. 003892), as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) Acting as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Purchase Agreement and Escrow Instructions between the District, as Buyer, and Ronald J. Daniels and Joanne D. Rosenblatt, husband and wife, as joint tenants (Owners), as Sellers, for the District’s acquisition of the property consisting of approximately 1.0 acres located at 640 Randall Road, in the unincorporated area of Santa Barbara County; b) Authorize the Director of General Services, or designee, to execute any and all escrow documents required to facilitate the terms and conditions of the proposed acquisition; c) Approve and authorize the Director of Public Works or designee, to determine satisfaction of the terms and conditions of the Purchase Agreement and Escrow InsPass Action details Video Video
19-00412 A-9)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Five Year Capital Improvement Program (CIP), Fiscal Years 2019-2024, as follows: a) Receive and file the CIP for Fiscal Years 2019-2024; b) Review and grant preliminary, non-binding conceptual approval of the new projects contained in the CIP and listed in the New Project Index; c) Refer new CIP Projects to the Planning Commission and request analysis of these projects proposed for planning, initiation, or construction in future Fiscal Years for conformity with the County Comprehensive Plan per Government Code 65401 and 65402; and d) Determine that the proposed actions do not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5) as they consist of organizational or administrative activities of government that will not result in direct or indirect changes in the environment; and that the proposed actions do not constitute “Approval” within the meaning of CEQA Guidelines Section 15352 as they do not commit the County to a definite course of action in regard Pass Action details Not available
19-00405 A-10)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Orcutt Community Plan Amendment Project Agreement for Services with Rincon Consultants, Inc., Fourth District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor (Agreement) with Rincon Consultants, Inc. (Rincon) to prepare a traffic study, conceptual roadway drawings, and environmental review during the period of May 22, 2019, to June 30, 2020, for a base contract amount of $220,844.00; b) Authorize the Director of Planning and Development, or designee, to approve up to a 10 percent contingency cost not to exceed $20,600.00 for services being performed under the Agreement, for a total contract amount not to exceed $241,444.00; c) Approve and authorize the Director of Planning and Department, or designee, to make immaterial changes in accordance with Section 35 of the Agreement; and d) Determine that the Agreement and the Board of Supervisors’ actions are not a project and, therefore, are exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to the State CEQA Pass Action details Not available
19-00414 A-11)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a First Amendment to the Professional Service Agreement with Barton and Associates, Inc., as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute a First Amendment to the Agreement for professional services with Barton and Associates, Inc. to increase funding by $250,000.00 for a revised total amount not to exceed $600,000.00, and to extend the term an additional one year period through June 30, 2020 to provide locum tenens coverage; and b) Find that the proposed actions do not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), pursuant to Section 15378(b)(4) of the CEQA Guidelines, because they consist of 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 impact on the environment.Pass Action details Not available
19-00415 A-12)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Enforcement Assistance Grant Agreement from CalRecycle pursuant to Public Resources Code Sections 43230 et seq., as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution authorizing the following: i) The Director of the Public Health Department, or designee, to apply for the Enforcement Assistance Grant in the amount of approximately $24,613.00 for the Fiscal Year 2019-2020; ii) The Director of the Public Health Department, or designee, to apply for the Enforcement Assistance Grant from CalRecycle each Fiscal Year through 2023-2024; iii) The Director of the Public Health Department, or designee to execute documents necessary to accept said Enforcement Assistant Grants as received annually from CalRecycle; and b) Determine, pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15378(b)(4), that the recommended actions are not a project subject to CEQA review because they consist of the creation of government funding mechanisms or other government fiscal activities that do not involve any commitment to any specific project which maPass Action details Not available
19-00407 A-13)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding establishing Benefit Assessments for County Service Areas 3, 31, and the Santa Barbara North County Lighting District for Fiscal Year 2019-2020, Second, Third and Fourth Districts, as follows: (EST. TIME: 15 MIN.) a) Receive and file Benefit Assessment Reports for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 for County Service Area 3, County Service Area 31, and the Santa Barbara North County Lighting District with the Clerk of the Board; b) Adopt the Resolutions establishing streetlighting charges (no changes proposed), for County Service Areas 3 and 31 for Fiscal Year 2019-2020; c) Do not establish the benefit assessments (set to zero) in those portions of the Santa Barbara North County Lighting District authorized to do so for Fiscal Year 2019-2020; and d) Adopt the findings in the Notice of Exemption that the proposed action is for the establishment of benefit assessment rates for services provided by County Service Areas 3 and 31, that no expansion of services or facilities will result, that revenues will be used for meeting operating expenses Pass Action details Not available
19-00413 A-14)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Second Amendment to the East Mountain Drive Low Water Crossing Replacement Project, County Project No. 862357, Federal-Aid Project No. BRLO-NBIL(526), First District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Second Amendment to the Professional Services Contract (BC17246) with Drake Haglan and Associates (not a local vendor), to extend the terms of the contract for an additional two-year period making the term of the contract February 20, 2017 through February 14, 2022 and to include additional services increasing the Agreement by $97,052.00 for a revised total amount not to exceed $521,039.00 to provide professional engineering services for the East Mountain Drive Low Water Crossing Replacement Project; b) Approve and authorize the Director of Public Works, or designee, to execute amendments within the scope of the Statement of Work by an increased amount of $9,705.00 for a revised contingency amount not to exceed $52,104.00 for professional services for design of the East Mountain Drive Low Water Crossing Replacement PPass Action details Not available
19-00416 A-15)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Van Wingerden Quitclaim Deed for Flood Control Easement over a portion of APN: 004-004-037, First District, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Quitclaim Deed relinquishing ownership of a Santa Barbara County Flood Control and Water Conservation District easement for placement of material removed from flood control channels and basins over a portion of the real property known as Santa Barbara Assessor’s parcel number 004-004-037, commonly known as 5134 Foothill Road (previously known as 5154 Foothill Road) between Linden Avenue and Seacoast Way, in the unincorporated area of Carpinteria; and b) Determine that the proposed action is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act, pursuant to Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5), organizational or administrative activities that will not result in a direct or indirect physical change in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
19-00417 A-16)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Maria Ygnacio Creek, Main Branch and East Branch Debris Basin Modification Project, Second District, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Approve plans and specifications for the Maria Ygnacio Creek, Main Branch and East Branch Debris Basin Modification Project; b) Award the construction contract for the Maria Ygnacio Creek, Main Branch and East Branch Debris Basin Modification Project, in the amount of $755,893.00 (including $30,000.00 in itemized supplemental work) to the lowest responsible bidder Union Engineering Company, Inc. (a tri-county vendor), subject to the provisions of documents and certifications, as set forth in the plans and specifications applicable to the project and as required by law; c) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Construction Contract upon return of the contractor’s executed contract documents, and the review and approval of the County Counsel, Auditor-Controller, and Risk Manager or their authorized representatives; d) Authorize thePass Action details Not available
19-00421 A-17)Appointment/BOS itemConsider recommendations regarding approval of a contract with Santa Maria Fairpark for the 2019 Veterans Stand Down, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a contract between the County of Santa Barbara and the Santa Maria Fairpark for the Santa Barbara County Veterans Stand Down on October 19, 2019; and b) Find that the proposed action consists of the normal operation of existing facilities for public gatherings for the purpose for which the facilities were designed, and is therefore exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to 14 CCR 15322; direct staff to file a Notice of Exemption with the Clerk of the Board on that basis.Pass Action details Not available
19-00408 A-18)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Recommended Budget, as follows: a) Receive, consider, and file the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Recommended Budget; b) Approve final budget adjustments to the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Recommended Budget; c) Adopt a Resolution entitled In the Matter of Adopting the Budget for Fiscal Year 2019-2020; d) Approve budget adjustments as amended during the hearings, to the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Recommended Budget; e) Delegate authority to the Chair to execute renewal of single-year grants and contracts previously approved by the Board and included in the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Recommended Budget, where contract amounts are within 10% of previously contracted amounts; f) Receive the draft Salary Resolution, direct any specific changes made during the June 2019 budget hearings, and adopt that amended Salary Resolution to be effective July 1, 2019, which updates job classifications and department position allocations to include positions approved by the Board during the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 budget hearings; g) Adopt position cPass Action details Not available
19-00401 A-19)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Santa Barbara County Local Road Safety Plan, as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Receive a report on and adopt a Local Road Safety Plan; b) Direct staff to implement the plan and seek funding for Local Road Safety Plan projects; and c) Find that the proposed actions do not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), 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. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Not available
19-00403 A-20)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding Solid Waste Tipping Fees, Collection Rates and Parcel Fees for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019-2020, as follows; (EST. TIME: 15 MIN.) a) Adopt a Resolution to be effective July 1, 2019, setting the fee schedules for solid waste handling and disposal fees at County solid waste facilities for FY 2019-2020; b) Adopt a Resolution to be effective July 1, 2019, setting the Parcel Fee Schedule for the Cuyama Valley for FY 2019-2020; c) Adopt a Resolution to be effective July 1, 2019, setting the fee schedule for solid waste collection rates and decreasing the solid waste program fee to 11% charged by the County on solid waste collection rates to cover solid waste management program costs in the unincorporated Zones 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 service areas for FY 2019-2020; and d) Find that the proposed action is for the establishment, modification, structuring, restructuring, or approval of rates, tolls, fares, or other charges by public agencies which the public agency finds are for the purpose of meeting operating expenses; that the proposed action is Pass Action details Not available
19-00406 A-21)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Flood Benefit Assessment Program for Fiscal Year 2019-2020, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Make a determination upon each assessment described in the report ordered filed by the Board at the June 4, 2019 meeting; b) Adopt the Resolution confirming Flood Control Benefit Assessment for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 and authorize the Clerk of the Board to record a certified copy; c) Consider the adoption (second reading) of an Ordinance amending Ordinance 3150, the Flood Control Benefit Assessment Ordinance, Relating to Benefit Assessments for Flood Control Services imposing Flood Control Benefit Assessments for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 (Ordinance introduced on June 4, 2019); and d) Find that the assessment revenue will be used for meeting operating expenses, including employee wage rates and fringe benefits, purchasing or leasing supplies, equipment, or materials, meeting financial reserve needs and requirements and obtaining funds for capital projects necessary to maintain sePass Action details Not available
19-00211 1)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding County Employee Commuter Benefits Options, as follows: (EST. TIME: 45 MIN.) a) Receive and file this briefing on County Employee Commuter Benefits Options; b) Direct Community Services, Human Resources, General Services, Auditor-Controller, and any other applicable departments to pursue recommended commuter benefits selected by the Board for development; c) Provide input as appropriate; d) Direct Human Resources Director to return in 90 days with recommendations on Commuter Employee Benefits after confirming costs and consulting with the County Executive Office, Auditor Controller, General Services, and affected departments; and e) Determine that the recommended actions do not constitute a project and are exempt from 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 signifiPass Action details Video Video