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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 7/9/2019 9:00 AM Minutes status: Approved  
Meeting location: JOSEPH CENTENO BETTERAVIA GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION BUILDING, BOARD HEARING ROOM 511 EAST LAKESIDE PARKWAY, SANTA MARIA
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19-00002  Agenda ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-EXISTING LITIGATION (Paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Government Code section 54956.9) Santa Ynez Band of Mission Indians, etc. v. Assessment Appeals Board of the County of Santa Barbara, et al., Santa Barbara County Superior Court, case number 18CV04402. CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS (Government Code section 54956.8) Property: Assessor’s Parcel Number 007-380-024, 1745 Fernald Point Lane, Santa Barbara, California 93108 (First Supervisorial District). Agency negotiators: General Services Director Janette D. Pell and Public Works Director Scott D. McGolpin. Negotiating party: True Horizons, LLC, a Delaware Limited Liability Company. Under negotiation: price and terms of payment. Property: Assessor’s Parcel Number 007-380-004, a vacant lot on Fernald Point Lane north of 1745 Fernald Point Lane, Santa Barbara, California 93108 (First Supervisorial District). Agency negotiators: General Services Director Janette D. Pell and Public Works Director Scott D. McGolpin. Negotiating party: True Horizons, LLC, a Delaware Limited Liability Company  Action details Not available
19-00615 A-1)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Sandy Blair as Veteran of the Month in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
19-00613 A-2)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring the Animal Shelter Assistance Program upon its Thirtieth Anniversary.Pass Action details Not available
19-00617 A-3)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Year-End Transfers and Revisions of Appropriations, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve Budget Revisions and transfers necessary to close the County’s accounting records for County funds for the Fiscal Year ended June 30, 2019 (Fiscal Year 2018-2019); and b) Determine that the above actions are not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15378(c) of the CEQA Guidelines because they consist of the creation of government funding mechanisms 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
19-00608 A-4)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Behavioral Wellness Staffing Contract with Maxim Physicians Resource, 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 Maxim Physician Resources, LLC, dba Maxim Locum Tenens and Advanced Practitioners (not a local vendor), to add new provisions and extend the term of the Agreement into FY 2019-2020 for $365,800.00, for a new total contract amount not to exceed $731,600.00 for the period of November 6, 2018 through June 30, 2020; b) Approve and authorize the Behavioral Wellness Director to amend the Exhibit A (Statement of Work) and Exhibit B-1 (Schedule of Rates) to add hourly positions and approve rate changes not exceeding 10% of the rate currently in Exhibit B-1, subject to the procedures set forth in Exhibit B, Section 2, and to make other immaterial changes to the Agreements without returning to the Board with a separate amendment, so long as the total contract maximum is uncPass Action details Not available
19-00610 A-5)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an agreement with Vista Pacifica, Fiscal Year (FY) 2019-2020, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Vista Pacifica Enterprises, Inc., a California Corporation, (not a local vendor), an Institution for Mental Disease (IMD) and a Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) for a total contract maximum not to exceed $1,000,000.00 for the period of July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020; and b) Determine that these activities are exempt from 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
19-00611 A-6)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding FCS, 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 for Services of Independent Contractor with FCS, Inc., a Kentucky Corporation, dba First Choice Services, Inc. (not a local vendor), for locum tenens and recruitment services, to add new provisions for compliance with state and federal regulations and extend the term of the Agreement into FY 2019-2020 for $480,700.00 for a new total contract maximum amount not to exceed $880,700.00 for the period of July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2020; and b) Determine that the above actions are government fiscal activities that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment, pursuant to section 15378(b)(4) of the California Environmental Act (CEQA) guidelines.Pass Action details Not available
19-00612 A-7)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Santa Ynez Valley, People Helping People Amendment, Fiscal Years (FYs) 2018-2020, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the First Amendment to the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Santa Ynez Valley, People Helping People (a local vendor), for the provision of substance use prevention services, to update contract provisions in compliance with state and federal regulations and to increase the amount of the Agreement by $30,000.00, for a total maximum contract amount not to exceed $372,000.00 for the period of July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2020; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to delegate to the Director of Behavioral Wellness or her designee the authority to reallocate funds at their discretion during the term of the agreement without altering the Maximum Contract Amount or requiring a formal amendment to the agreement per Exhibit B-ADP and Exhibit B-MHS of the Agreement, subject to the Board’s ability to rescind this delegated authority at any time; and c) Determine that the above actions are govPass Action details Not available
19-00605 A-8)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Grant Application to the State of California Department of Parks and Recreation for the Vandenberg Village Park Project, Third District, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution for authorizations by and designations of the Director of the Community Services Department, or designee, to apply for a grant from the State of California Department of Parks and Recreation Office of Grants and Local Services (OGALS) for design and construction of Vandenberg Village Park in Vandenberg Village by submitting the grant application, including all required attachments and supporting documentation; b) Authorize the Director of Community Services Department, or designee, to execute and submit a Grant Agreement in a form substantially similar to the attached OGALS sample grant agreement as shown in the Grant Administration Guide and upon review and concurrence of County Counsel, Auditor-Controller, and Risk Manager or their designee if the OGALS grant is awarded; and c) Determine that the above recommended actions are not the approval of a project that is subjePass Action details Not available
19-00100 A-9)Agenda 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
19-00606 A-10)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Resolution for Authorization to Execute a Grant Agreement with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife-Office of Spill Prevention and Response (CDFW-OSPR) for the Local Government Oil Spill Contingency Plan Grant Program, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution authorizing designated County Officials to execute a grant agreement for $10,000.00 with the CDFW-OSPR to participate in the Local Government Oil Spill Contingency Plan Grant program; and b) Determine that the adoption of the Resolution is categorically exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act in compliance with Section 15061 (b)(3).Pass Action details Not available
19-00618 A-11)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding support for Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County (CAC) Grant Application, as follows: a) Authorize the County Executive Officer to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the CAC and the cities of Carpinteria, Goleta, Lompoc, Santa Barbara and Santa Maria supporting the CAC’s application for a federal grant designed to reduce gang violence in Santa Barbara County; and b) Determine that the above actions are government fiscal activities of 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 CEQA.Pass Action details Not available
19-00397 A-12)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Fire Apparatus Procurement, as follows: a) For the purchase of two (2) Type I fire engines and one (1) ambulance, pursuant to County Code Section 2-39, waive competitive bidding by the County of Santa Barbara and instead authorize the County Purchasing Agent to purchase this equipment as sole source procurements without being required to conduct a formal bid process; and b) 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
19-00348 A-13)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Thomas Fire Cost Share Settlement, as follows: a) Authorize the Fire Chief to sign the Thomas Fire Settlement Worksheet-10 Party resulting in a reimbursement to the County Fire Department of $2,732,806.45; and b) Find that the proposed action is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guideline section 15378(b)(2) in that the Agreement involves a continuing administrative or maintenance activity, and CEQA Guidelines section 15378(b)(5), in that the Agreement involves an organizational or administrative activity of government that will not result in the direct or indirect physical change in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
19-00385 A-14)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an agreement with NEC Corporation of America for Countywide Telephone System Maintenance and Support, as follows: a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with NEC Corporation of America for the Countywide Telephone System Maintenance and Support in the amount not to exceed $5,385,363.39 for a three-year term starting in July 1, 2019, with two options to extend the term by up to one year each without increasing the total contract amount; b) Authorize the General Services’ Director to exercise the two options to extend the term; and c) Determine under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15061(b) (3) that this activity is exempt from review on the basis that it can be seen with certainty that there is no possibility that the activity may have a significant effect on the environment.Pass Action details Not available
19-00604 A-15)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Community Corrections Partnership (CCP) Membership, as follows: a) Accept and file information regarding CCP membership change to reflect that the Court Executive Officer replaced the Presiding Judge of the Superior Court, as the Santa Barbara County Superior Court representative on the CCP; and b) Determine that the acknowledgment of the CCP membership change is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3), finding that the activities are covered by the general rule that CEQA applies only to projects which have the potential for causing significant effect on the environment, and where it can be seen with certainty that there is no possibility that the activities in question may have a significant effect on the environment, the activities are not subject to CEQA.Pass Action details Not available
19-00233 A-16)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a First Amendment to the Agreement with Community Solutions, Inc. (CSI), as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a First Amendment to the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with CSI (a local vendor) to expand the training and quality assurance of motivational interviewing services to include additional sessions, with a total contract amount not to exceed $63,560.00; b) Authorize the Chief Probation Officer or designee to approve subsequent line-item budget changes to Amended Attachment B-1 of the Agreement in an amount not to exceed 10% of the stated line-item budgeted amounts for each service, as long as the total contract amount of the Agreement is not increased, and as long as the total budgeted amounts by each funding source are not exceeded; and c) Determine that the above actions are government fiscal activities of 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 projePass Action details Not available
19-00609 A-17)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a hospitalist and outpatient Professional Services Agreement with Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, as follows: a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute a Professional Services Agreement with Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital (a local vendor) for hospitalist and outpatient professional services for the period of July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2022 in an amount not to exceed $0; b) Approve and authorize the Director of Public Health, or designee, to make immaterial changes in accordance with Section 34 of the Agreement; and c) Find that these activities are not a “Project” under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review per CEQA Guideline 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 a potentially significant physical impact on the environment.Pass Action details Not available
19-00602 A-18)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Annual Maintenance Plan, Fiscal Year 2019-2020, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Approve the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Annual Routine Maintenance Plan, including the individual maintenance projects described in the Plan; and b) For the purposes of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA): i) Find that the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Annual Routine Maintenance Plan is within the scope of the Program Environmental Impact Report (PEIR) for the Updated Routine Maintenance Program [01-EIR-01; State Clearinghouse No. 2001031043] and subsequent annual addendums which adequately describes this activity for the purposes of CEQA; ii) Find that pursuant to CEQA Guidelines sections 15168(c)(2) and 15162(a), after considering the PEIR certified by the Board of Directors in November 2001, and subsequent annual addendums, that no subsequent EIR or Negative Declaration is required because: i) no substantial changes are proposed which require major revisions of the PEIR; ii) no substantial changesPass Action details Not available
19-00603 A-19)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the San Antonio Groundwater Basin Study, Third, Fourth and Fifth Districts, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Water Agency: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 5 to the Joint Funding Agreement No. 15WSCA600081610.A5 with the United States Geological Survey increasing the amount to fund the project with the amount of $15,239.00 to a not to exceed amount of $2,000,437.00 (in which $1,647,810.00 will be funded by the County Water Agency and $352,627.00 will be funded by the United States Geological Survey) to continue a comprehensive study of the San Antonio Groundwater Basin in order to assess current and future water availability; and b) Determine that the amendment to the agreement for San Antonio Groundwater Study is exempt under California Environmental Quality Act guidelines, Section 15262; Feasibility and Planning Studies and Section 15306 (Class 6) Basic data collection, research, experimental management, and resource evaluation activities, as previously approved by the Board on November 4, 2014.Pass Action details Not available
19-00177 A-20)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the acceptance of Grant Funding from the State Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) for increased law enforcement to reduce criminal activity involving alcohol, as follows: a) Accept a grant of $100,000.00 from ABC to fund increased enforcement of crimes related to alcohol for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019-2020; b) Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Sheriff to execute an agreement with ABC for the grant; and c) Find that the grant funding approval is a government funding mechanism, which is not a project pursuant to section 15378(b) (4) of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines.Pass Action details Not available
19-00614 1)Agenda ItemHEARING - Approve the appointment of a member of the Board of Supervisors to the Local Agency Formation Commission for a term of office that expires on March 1, 2023. (EST. TIME: 5 MIN.) COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Video Video
19-00536 2)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the County Planning Commission’s recommended Ordinances amending the County Land Use and Development Code (LUDC), the Coastal Zoning Ordinance (Article II), to: (1) provide additional noticing requirements for certain commercial cannabis activities within the unincorporated inland areas and Coastal Zone of Santa Barbara County; and (2) further regulate commercial cannabis activities in the Agriculture I (AG-I) zone in the unincorporated inland areas of Santa Barbara County, as follows: (EST. TIME: 2 HR.) a) Consider recommendations regarding LUDC Amendment (Case No. 19ORD-00000-00001), as follows: i) Make the required findings for approval, including California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) findings; ii) After considering the Final Program Environmental Impact Report (EIR) adopted for the Cannabis Land Use Ordinance and Licensing Program (17EIR-00000-00003), determine that as reflected in the CEQA findings, no subsequent environmental document shall be prepared for this project pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15162); and adoptionPass Action details Video Video
19-00536  Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the County Planning Commission’s recommended Ordinances amending the County Land Use and Development Code (LUDC), the Coastal Zoning Ordinance (Article II), to: (1) provide additional noticing requirements for certain commercial cannabis activities within the unincorporated inland areas and Coastal Zone of Santa Barbara County; and (2) further regulate commercial cannabis activities in the Agriculture I (AG-I) zone in the unincorporated inland areas of Santa Barbara County, as follows: (EST. TIME: 2 HR.) a) Consider recommendations regarding LUDC Amendment (Case No. 19ORD-00000-00001), as follows: i) Make the required findings for approval, including California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) findings; ii) After considering the Final Program Environmental Impact Report (EIR) adopted for the Cannabis Land Use Ordinance and Licensing Program (17EIR-00000-00003), determine that as reflected in the CEQA findings, no subsequent environmental document shall be prepared for this project pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15162); and adoptionPass Action details Not available
19-00536  Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the County Planning Commission’s recommended Ordinances amending the County Land Use and Development Code (LUDC), the Coastal Zoning Ordinance (Article II), to: (1) provide additional noticing requirements for certain commercial cannabis activities within the unincorporated inland areas and Coastal Zone of Santa Barbara County; and (2) further regulate commercial cannabis activities in the Agriculture I (AG-I) zone in the unincorporated inland areas of Santa Barbara County, as follows: (EST. TIME: 2 HR.) a) Consider recommendations regarding LUDC Amendment (Case No. 19ORD-00000-00001), as follows: i) Make the required findings for approval, including California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) findings; ii) After considering the Final Program Environmental Impact Report (EIR) adopted for the Cannabis Land Use Ordinance and Licensing Program (17EIR-00000-00003), determine that as reflected in the CEQA findings, no subsequent environmental document shall be prepared for this project pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15162); and adoptionPass Action details Not available
19-00536  Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the County Planning Commission’s recommended Ordinances amending the County Land Use and Development Code (LUDC), the Coastal Zoning Ordinance (Article II), to: (1) provide additional noticing requirements for certain commercial cannabis activities within the unincorporated inland areas and Coastal Zone of Santa Barbara County; and (2) further regulate commercial cannabis activities in the Agriculture I (AG-I) zone in the unincorporated inland areas of Santa Barbara County, as follows: (EST. TIME: 2 HR.) a) Consider recommendations regarding LUDC Amendment (Case No. 19ORD-00000-00001), as follows: i) Make the required findings for approval, including California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) findings; ii) After considering the Final Program Environmental Impact Report (EIR) adopted for the Cannabis Land Use Ordinance and Licensing Program (17EIR-00000-00003), determine that as reflected in the CEQA findings, no subsequent environmental document shall be prepared for this project pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15162); and adoptionPass Action details Not available
19-00616 3)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding Cannabis Business Licenses - Chapter 50 Potential Amendments, as follows: (EST. TIME: 2 HR.) a) Review areas for potential amendment to the County’s current cannabis permitting and licensing regulations; b) Provide conceptual direction on possible amendments to Chapter 50 (Licensing of Commercial Cannabis Operations), of the County Code, to improve the effectiveness of the cannabis regulatory system; c) Provide any other direction to staff to amend the County’s cannabis regulatory program including the County’s Zoning Ordinances; and d) Determine, pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines 15378(b)(5), that the above actions are not a project subject to CEQA review because they are administrative activities that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Video Video