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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 10/8/2019 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) 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
19-00855 A-1)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution proclaiming October 10, 2019 as World Homeless Day in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
19-00849 A-2)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the week of October 6, 2019 through October 12, 2019 as National Fire Prevention Week in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
19-00850 A-3)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Wendy Stanley upon her retirement from the Probation Department after over 30 years of dedicated service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
19-00860 A-4)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Loss Portfolio Transfer (LPT) Agreement with California State Association of Counties Excess Insurance Authority (CSAC EIA), as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the LPT Agreement for $14,989,800.00, which transfers the County of Santa Barbara’s outstanding self-insured workers’ compensation liability to the CSAC EIA; b) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0006638 to establish appropriations of $2,274,200.00 in County Executive Office Workers’ Comp Self Insurance Fund to increase Services and Supplies funded by a decrease to Retained Earnings; and c) 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
19-00856 A-5)Administrative ItemApprove Budget Revision Requests (SEE EXHIBIT A POSTED WITH AGENDA). (4/5 Vote Required).Pass Action details Not available
19-00852 A-6)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Sublease with the State of California’s Employment Development Department (EDD) at One Stop Workforce Resource Center, 1410 South Broadway, in Santa Maria, (RP File No. 003890), Fifth District, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute the Sublease between the County of Santa Barbara and with the State of California’s EDD under the Master Lease Agreement with Santa Maria Associates for the property located at 1410 South Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454 in Santa Maria (APN. 128-066-005), granting an additional five (5) year term, from November 1, 2018 to October 31, 2023; and b) Find that the proposed action is for the continued leasing of existing public or private structures, facilities, mechanical equipment, or topographical features, involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond that which presently exists; and is therefore exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15301, and direct staff to file a notice of Exemption on that basis.Pass Action details Video Video
19-00853 A-7)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a First Amendment to the Agreement between the County of Santa Barbara and Robert Half International Inc. for Temporary Personnel Services, as follows: a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute the First Amendment to Board Contract No. BC19072. The amendment increases the total contract amount by $175,000.00 for the contract term of June 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020 for a total contract value of $350,000.00; b) Determine that the County’s economic interests are served by such a contract, pursuant to Government Code Section 31000.4, by meeting immediate administrative staffing needs that arise suddenly and cannot be met through the County’s extra help hiring process; and c) Determine pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15378(b)(4) that the above action is a government fiscal activity which does not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant physical impact on the environment, and therefore is not a project subject to environmental review.Pass Action details Not available
19-00854 A-8)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the approval of Amendment No. 1 to the Professional Services Contract with Rincon Consultants, Inc. for preparation of the Subsequent Environmental Impact Report (SEIR) for the Neighborhoods of Willow Creek and Hidden Canyon Project, Third District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 1 to the Professional Services Agreement BC19097 with Rincon Consultants, Inc., to increase the scope of work and to add funding in the amount of $6,820.00 for a revised base contract amount of $147,564.00 and a total contract amount not to exceed $170,878.00 for preparation of the SEIR for the Neighborhoods of Willow Creek and Hidden Canyon project; and b) Determine that this action is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines 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 Not available
19-00857 A-9)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development Data Use Agreement for the Health Officer, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Public Health Department Health Officer to submit the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development a Data Use Agreement to receive Emergency Visit and Hospitalization Data for the years 2005 through 2018 for the use by the Epidemiology Unit to evaluate local health issues through analysis of disease trend and injury data in Santa Barbara County; b) Approve and authorize the Public Health Department Director, or designee, to approve additional data use agreements for the years 2019 through 2024 for the same purpose and upon concurrence by the County Counsel’s Office; and c) Determine that the activity is not a “Project” subject to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review per CEQA Guideline Section 15378(b)(5), since the activity is an organizational or administrative activity of government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
19-00851 A-10)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding authority to advertise and receive bids for the Santa Ynez Valley Recycling and Transfer Station Storm Water Treatment Best Management Practice (BMP) Unit 1 Project, County Project 828370, Third District, as follows: a) Authorize the Public Works Director to advertise and receive bids for the Santa Ynez Valley Recycling and Transfer Station Storm Water Treatment BMP Unit 1 Project; and b) Determine that the proposed Santa Ynez Valley Recycling and Transfer Station Storm Water Treatment BMP Unit 1 Project is within the scope of the project included in the Notice of Exemption prepared pursuant the California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines Sections 15303 and 15304 dated July 30, 2018, considered by the Board of Supervisors on September 18, 2018, and posted at the Clerk of the Board on September 19, 2018.Pass Action details Not available
19-00859 A-11)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Joint Funding Agreement for the Cooperative Stream Gauging Program, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Joint Funding Agreement with the United States Geological Survey to continue the county-wide cooperative Stream Gauging Program from November 1, 2019 through October 31, 2020 in the amount of $357,650.00, of which $254,300.00 will be funded by the Flood Control District; and b) Find that the Cooperative Stream Gauging Program is exempt under California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines Section 15306, basic data collection, research, experimental management, and resources evaluation activities; and approve the filing of a Notice of Exemption on that basis.Pass Action details Not available
19-00861 A-12)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of JoAnna Wogulis to the Human Services Commission, term ending September 16, 2020, Third District.Pass Action details Not available
19-00862 A-13)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Victoria King Kondos to the Behavioral Wellness Commission, term ending January 1, 2021, Third District.Pass Action details Not available
19-00800 1)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding adopting an Ordinance (Second Reading) setting compensation and benefits for members of the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors, as follows: a) 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 to be effective during Fiscal Year 2019-2020 and tie future, annual salary increases to the CPI-U (October Indices) from a minimum of 0% to a maximum of 3% each Fiscal Year, effective the first pay period following sixty (60) days after Board approval; b) Implement a 0.83% pension cost-sharing pick-up for members of the Board of Supervisors in classic/legacy retirement plans, effective the first pay period following sixty (60) days after Board approval; c) Provide a 2.5% increase to the County contributions to health insurance for all Board members enrolled in and receiving County-sponsored health insurance, effective with the 2020 plan year (Pay Period 2020-01) or in the first pay period following sixty (60) days after Board approval, whicPass Action details Video Video
19-00848 2)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding an Industrial Hemp Presentation, as follows: (EST. TIME: 15 MIN.) a) Receive and file the Industrial Hemp Presentation; and b) Determine that these actions do not constitute a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) based on CEQA Guidelines 15378(b)(2) and (5) as administrative activities that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Video Video
19-00863 3)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Census 2020 Complete Count Outreach Update - Strategic and Implementation Planning, as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Receive and file an update on the status of the Census 2020 Complete Count planning in Santa Barbara County; and b) Determine that these actions do not constitute a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) based on CEQA Guideline 15378 (b)(4) since the actions are a government funding mechanism which does 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: APPROVEPass Action details Video Video