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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 9/17/2019 9:00 AM Minutes status: Draft  
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) 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.  Not available Not available
19-00600 A-1)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution proclaiming September 23, 2019 through September 27, 2019 as Child Passenger Safety Week in Santa Barbara County.  Not available Not available
19-00621 A-2)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution of Commendation congratulating Hayward Lumber on 100 years of business in Santa Barbara County.  Not available Not available
19-00658 A-3)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution of commendation honoring Catherine and Brooks Firestone and their Family with the Santa Barbara County Arts Commission 2019 Leadership in the Arts Award.  Not available Not available
19-00579 A-4)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the month of September 2019 as National Recovery Month in Santa Barbara County.  Not available Not available
19-00804 A-5)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution proclaiming September 26, 2019 as Seasonal Flu Kickoff Day in Santa Barbara County.  Not available Not available
19-00803 A-6)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the month of September 2019 as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in Santa Barbara County.  Not available Not available
19-00250 A-7)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Elena Mendoza upon her retirement from the Public Works Department after over 36 years of dedicated service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.  Not available Not available
19-00794 A-8)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an amendment for Coast Valley Substance Abuse on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Treatment Center (Coast Valley), Fiscal Years (FYs) 2018-2021 and Sanctuary Centers of Santa Barbara Inc., FYs 2018-2021, as follows: a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute a First Amendment to the multiyear Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Coast Valley Worship Center DBA Coast Valley (a local vendor), to update contract language for compliance with State and Federal requirements for the provision of substance use disorder services under the Drug Medi-Cal Organized Delivery System (DMC-ODS), with no change to the Maximum Contract Amount of $4,373,997.00, inclusive of $987,677.00 for FY 2018-2019, $1,693,160.00 for FY 2019-2020, and $1,693,160.00 for FY 2020-2021, for the period December 1, 2018 through June 30, 2021; b) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute a First Amendment to the multiyear Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Sanctuary Centers of Santa Barbara Inc. (Sanctuary) (a local vendor), to update c  Not available Not available
19-00797 A-9)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Miller Security and Investigations, Inc. d.b.a. Bomar Security and Investigations, Fiscal Years (FYs) 2019-2022, as follows: a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Miller Security and Investigations, Inc. d.b.a. Bomar Security and Investigations (a local vendor), for the provision of facility security services, inclusive of $607,437.00 for FY 2019-2020, $641,164.02 for FY 2020-2021, and $654,168.00 for FY 2021-2022 for a total contract maximum amount not to exceed $1,902,762.02 for the period July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2022; 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 Miller Security and Investigations, Inc. d.b.a. Bomar Security and Investigations to approve rate changes not exceeding 10% of the rate currently in the Schedule of Fees, to change hours of service, and add or remove locations where security services will be pro  Not available Not available
19-00799 A-10)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Contractor on Payroll (COP) agreement with Fred Berge, M.D., Fiscal Year (FY) 2019-2020, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a COP Agreement with Fred Berge, MD, to provide psychiatric services for the period of September 18, 2019 to June 30, 2020 in an amount not to exceed $156,689.00; 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 potentially physical impact on the environment, and are therefore not a project under the California Environmental Act (CEQA) pursuant to section 15378(b)(4) of the CEQA guidelines.  Not available Not available
19-00798 A-11)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Staffing Contract with Sterling Care Psychiatric, Inc., Fiscal Years (FYs) 2019-2022, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Sterling Care Psychiatric Group, Inc. (not a local vendor) for the provision of psychiatry and nursing staffing services to increase the maximum contract amount for FY 2019-2020 to $1,331,000.00, inclusive of Purchase Order CN23253 for $200,000.00, but which otherwise cancels, nullifies, and supersedes Purchase Order CN23253; and to extend the term of the Agreement into FY 2021-2022, for a new total contract maximum amount not to exceed $4,045,400.00 (inclusive of the $1,331,000.00 for FY 2019-2020, $1,357,200.00 for FY 2020-2021, and $1,357,200.00 for FY 2021-2022) for the period of August 1, 2019 through June 30, 2022; b) Approve and authorize the Behavioral Wellness Director to make immaterial changes to the agreement pursuant to Section 25 of the agreement; and amend Exhibit A (Statement of Work) and Exhibit B-1 (Schedule of Rates) to  Not available Not available
19-00793 A-12)Administrative ItemApprove Budget Revision Requests (SEE EXHIBIT A POSTED WITH AGENDA). (4/5 Vote Required).  Not available Not available
19-00792 A-13)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding 2020 Employee Benefit Insurance Program Renewal, as follows: a) In the matter of setting health plan rates for 2020, that the Board of Supervisors approve the following: i) California State Association of Counties - Excess Insurance Authority (CSAC-EIA) Blue Shield Health Plans: The renewal of the CSAC-EIA Blue Shield Exclusive Provider Organization (EPO) High, Blue Shield EPO Low, Preferred Provider Organization (PPO), and High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) plans for a twelve-month period, at the existing benefit levels with premium increase of 2.5%, effective January 1, 2020, for all active employees and retirees; ii) Kaiser Permanente Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) Health Plans: The renewal of the active employees’ and early retirees’ Kaiser Permanente High and Low HMO for a twelve-month period at the existing benefit levels, with a 2.5% increase in premiums, effective January 1, 2020, and for all Medicare eligible retirees, with an increase between 1% to 1.1% in premiums, depending on the plan type within the Senior Advantage Plan, at   Not available Not available
19-00795 A-14)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Juvenile Justice Crime Prevention Act (JJCPA)/Youthful Offender Block Grant (YOBG) Annual Report, as follows: a) Receive and file the Department’s annual Juvenile Justice Crime Prevention Act JJCPA/YOBG statistical and budget report to the Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) as mandated by statute; 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.  Not available Not available
19-00796 A-15)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Construction of Hardscape Repair and Pavement Preservation and Preventive Maintenance Projects throughout the County, Project Nos. 820686, 820687 N, 820687 S, and 820683, as follows: a) Approve the specifications for construction of the following projects: i) San Juan Place and San Lucas Way Hardscape Repairs in Eastern Goleta Valley; County Project No. 820686, Second District; ii) Hardscape Repairs in the Orcutt and Santa Maria Area; County Project No. 820687 N; Third and Fourth Districts; iii) Hardscape Repairs in the eastern Goleta Valley Area; County Project No. 820687 S; Second District; and iv) Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Pavement Preservation and Preventive Maintenance; County Project No. 820683, All Supervisorial Districts; b) Award the construction contract County Project 820686 in the amount of $310,323.00 to the lowest responsible bidder, R. Burke Corporation (a Tri-County Vendor), P.O. Box 957, San Luis Obispo, CA 93406, subject to the provision of documents and certifications, as set forth in the specifications applicable to the projec  Not available Not available
19-00657 A-16)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Workforce Development Board Local Area Board Recertification, as follows: a) Approve the Existing Local Area Application for Subsequent Local Area Designation and Local Board Recertification Program Year 2019-2021; and b) Determine that the above action does not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant impact on the environment, and therefore it is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to section 5378(b)(4) and (5) as the proposed action is also an organizational or administrative activity.  Not available Not available
19-00801 A-17)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Alex Rodriguez to the Library Advisory Committee, term ending July 1, 2020, representing County Service Area 3.  Not available Not available
19-00802 A-18)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Adam Lambert to the Mosquito and Vector Management District, term ending December 31, 2020, representing the Board of Supervisors.  Not available Not available
19-00800 A-19)Set Hearing/Hearing RequestSet a hearing to consider recommendations regarding an amendment to the Ordinance Setting Compensation and Benefits for Members of the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors, as follows: (Set a hearing for October 8, 2019. Time estimate: 15 minutes) a) Approve the introduction (first reading) of the Ordinance, which amends Ordinance 5061 setting compensation and benefits for members of the Board of Supervisors, as follows: i) Effective the first pay period following sixty (60) days after Board approval, provide a 3% salary increase consistent with the October 2018 Index of the Consumer Price Index - Urban (CPI - U) for the Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim area, and continue to tie future annual salary increases from a minimum of 0% to a maximum of 3% each Fiscal Year to this index; ii) Effective in the first pay period following sixty (60) days after Board approval, implement a 0.83% pension cost-sharing pick-up for members of the Board of Supervisors in classic/legacy retirement plans; iii) Effective with the 2020 health insurance plan year (Pay Period 2020-01) or in the fi  Not available Not available
19-00662 1)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Annual TRUTH Act Report and Community Forum, as follows: (EST. TIME: 2 HR.) 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: APPROVE  Not available Not available
19-00703 2)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding California Forensic Medical Group (CFMG)/Wellpath annual report for healthcare services at Probation and Sheriff detention facilities, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR.) a) Receive and file the annual report regarding the Agreement for Medical Services with CFMG; and b) Determine that the approval of the recommended action is not subject to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5), since the recommended action is a government administrative activity which does not involve commitment to any specific project which may result in potentially significant physical impact on the environment. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVE  Not available Not available
19-00791 3)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the County Clean Commute Program, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Direct the County Human Resources Director to implement the Clean Commute Program as described; b) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0006622 to transfer appropriations of $31,100.00 from General County Programs General Fund to Human Resources General Fund for Salaries and Employee Benefits ($28,100.00) and Services and Supplies ($3,000.00) to implement the Clean Commute Program as adopted in the Board adjustments to the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019-2020 Budget to expand employee efforts to reduce Greenhouse Gasses (GHGs); and c) 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 governmental fiscal activity, which do not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant physical impact on the en  Not available Not available
19-00805 4)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding a response to the 2018-2019 Grand Jury Report: The Cachuma Project Contract and Management, as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) Acting as the Board of Supervisors: a) Consider and adopt the responses as the Board of Supervisors’ and the Santa Barbara County Water Agency’s combined response to the 2018-2019 Grand Jury report entitled “The Cachuma Project Contract and Management. Whiskey Is For Drinking - But MUST We Fight Over Water?”; b) Authorize the Chair to sign the letter and forward the letter and responses to the Presiding Judge of Santa Barbara County Superior Court; 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 they are government administrative activities that does not result in direct or indirect physical changes to the environment; and Acting as the Board of Directors, Water Agency: d) Consider and adopt the responses as the Board of Supervisors’ and the Santa Barbara County Water Agency’s combined res  Not available Not available