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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 1/14/2020 9:00 AM Minutes status: Approved  
Meeting location: COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING BOARD HEARING ROOM, FOURTH FLOOR 105 EAST ANAPAMU STREET, SANTA BARBARA
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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20-00002  Agenda ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-ANTICIPATED LITIGATION (Paragraph (2) of subdivision (d) of Government Code section 54956.9) Significant exposure to civil litigation: 1 case(s). In his letter of August 24, 2020, attorney John Dorwin, on behalf of his client Kimball Griffith, LP, states that if the Board of Supervisors approved certain actions involving the Cachuma Project Master Contract with United States Bureau of Reclamation, “the County will be ratifying these illegal acts and be a further party to an uncompensated taking of private property and violation of due process.” (Hyperlink to attorney John Dorwin's letter of August 24, 2020) In a telephone call with County Counsel on September 3, 2020, Mr. Dorwin said that his client plans to file suit. CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS (Government Code section 54956.8) Property: Potential conservation easements over properties near the intersection of San Miguelito Road and Sudden Road, southwest of the City of Lompoc, Ca  Action details Not available
20-00027 A-1)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Ian Mather of the Fire Department as the January 2020 Employee of the Month for Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
20-00037 A-2)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Christina Perez upon her retirement from the District Attorney’s Office after 34 years of faithful and distinguished service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
20-00042 A-3)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Raul Baez upon his retirement from the Clerk-Recorder-Assessor’s Office after 40 years of service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
20-00025 A-4)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Margaret Rose Kempf upon her retirement from the Sheriff’s Office after over 38 years of faithful and distinguished service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
20-00026 A-5)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the month of January 2020 as Cervical Cancer Awareness Month in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
19-01043 A-6)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding AB1600 Mitigation Fee Annual Report, Fiscal Year (FY) 2018-2019, as follows: a) Receive and review the AB1600 Mitigation Fee Annual Report; and b) Determine that the above actions are not a “project” under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15378(b)(5) of the CEQA Guidelines, because they consist of administrative activities of government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Video Video
20-00018 A-7)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the execution of a Professional Services Agreement for $40,000.00 with Good Samaritan Shelter for Homeless Management Information System Support Services, Ratification of the “Homeless Management Information System Capacity Building Project Grant Agreement,” and Approval of Budget Revision Request, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Professional Services Agreement that will provide funding in the amount of $40,000.00 from a Homeless Management Information System Capacity Building Grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development to Good Samaritan Shelter for Homeless Management Information System support assistance to the Santa Maria/Santa Barbara Continuum of Care for the period January 14, 2020 to June 30, 2021; b) Ratify the “Homeless Management Information System Capacity Building Project Grant Agreement” between the County and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, which accepted Continuum of Care funding in the amount of $133,564.00; c) Approve Budget Revision Request No. Pass Action details Not available
20-00014 A-8)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an agreement for Professional Legal Services with Outside Counsel Hutchison and Steffen, 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 Outside Counsel Hutchison and Steffen, in an amount not to exceed $100,000.00 without written agreement; and b) Determine that the above action is not a project under sections 15378(b)(4) and 15378(b)(5) of the California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines because it consists of government fiscal or administrative activities that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
19-01056 A-9)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Chapter 50 - Licensing of Commercial Cannabis Operations Ordinance Storefront Retail Amendments and Cannabis Business Licensing Fee Ordinance Amendments, as follows: a) Consider the adoption (Second Reading) of an Ordinance amending Chapter 50 of the Santa Barbara County Code, Licensing of Commercial Cannabis Operations; b) Consider the adoption (Second Reading) of an Ordinance amending the Ordinance 5041, “An Ordinance Establishing the Cannabis Business License Fee”; c) Make the required California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) findings and determine for the purposes of CEQA that: i) These actions are within the scope of the Cannabis Land Use Ordinance and Licensing Program, and the Cannabis Land Use Ordinance and Licensing Program Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Report (PEIR) [Case No. 17EIR-00000-00003, State Clearinghouse No. 2017071016] adequately describes this activity for the purposes of CEQA; and ii) Pursuant to CEQA Guidelines section 15162(a), after considering the PEIR certified by the Board of Supervisors on February 6,Pass Action details Video Video
20-00011 A-10)Administrative ItemApprove Budget Revision Request Nos. 0006538; 0006725; and 0006744; (4/5 Vote Required), and Budget Revision Request No. 0006637. (Majority Vote Required).Pass Action details Not available
20-00019 A-11)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the termination of the Proclamation of Local Emergency related to the Cave Fire Incident, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution Terminating the Proclamation of Local Emergency related to the Cave Fire Incident in Santa Barbara County pursuant to Government Code Section 8630(c); and b) 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
20-00040 A-12)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding appointments to the CenCal Health Board of Directors, as follows: a) Approve the appointment of the following persons to the CenCal Board for a two-year term effective January 1, 2020 through December 2021: i) Reappoint Daniel Herlinger (Consumer Classification - Community Business); ii) Appoint Sue Andersen (Provider Classification-Hospital Administrator (South County); and iii) Appoint Edward Bentley, MD (Central Coast Medical Association Representative); and b) Determine that these activities are exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review per CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5) since the recommended actions are government administrative 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
20-00017 A-13)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Countywide Facilities Parking Lot Pavement Management Program Project No. 19004, Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor for Countywide Parking Lots, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Pavement Engineering Inc. to provide Architectural, Engineering, and related professional design services for the Countywide Facilities Parking Lot Pavement Management Program Project No. 19004, in an amount not to exceed $56,485.00; b) Authorize the General Services Director, or designee, to approve an additional contingency in the amount of $13,515.00 for a not-to-exceed contract total of $70,000.00; and c) Find that the proposed actions are not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to sections 15378(b)(4) and 15378(b)(5) of the CEQA Guidelines, because they consist of administrative activities of government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment, and direct staff to file a Notice of Exemption Pass Action details Video Video
20-00021 A-14)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a request to allocate one Equipment Mechanic II Position to General Services - Vehicle Operations Division, as follows: a) Adopt a Salary Resolution, which allocates one full-time (1.0 FTE) Equipment Mechanic I/II position, effective January 13, 2020; and b) 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 therefor is not a project subject to environmental review.Pass Action details Not available
20-00015 A-15)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Public Convenience or Necessity Determination for Casa Dorinda, Case No. 19PCN-00000-00002, First District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the letter and forward the application and letter to the California Department of Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC) determining that public convenience and necessity will be served by issuing the new “On-Sale Beer and Wine for Public Premises” license to Casa Dorinda, APN 009-640-014, located at 300 Hot Springs Road, Montecito; and b) Determine that the proposed action is an administrative activity of the County, which will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment and is therefore not a “project” as defined for purposes of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) under State CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5).Pass Action details Not available
20-00009 A-16)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an agreement for Community Solutions Incorporated (CSI) to provide programming services, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of the Independent Contractor with CSI to provide programming services to youth in the Santa Maria Juvenile Hall (SMJH), with a total contract amount not to exceed $168,510.00 from February 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021; 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.Pass Action details Not available
20-00013 A-17)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a First Amendment to the Agreement with Good Samaritan Shelter, Fiscal Year 2019-2020, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a First Amendment to the Agreement for Services (No. BC19-233) of Independent Contractor with Good Samaritan Shelter (a local vendor), to add and fund one (1.0) additional Full Time Equivalent (FTE) counselor for the Santa Maria Probation Report and Resource Center (PRRC) Treatment Program; b) Authorize the Chief Probation Officer or designee to approve subsequent line-item budget changes to 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 these activities are exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3), finding that these activities are covered by the general rule that CEQA applies only toPass Action details Not available
20-00012 A-18)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Rite Aid Hdqtrs. (Rite Aid) Corp Pharmacy Services Agreement and CaptureRx 340B Third Party Administrator Services Agreement, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute a Pharmacy Services Agreement with the Rite Aid for the ongoing development of a 340B pharmacy network comprised of Rite Aid Pharmacies in Santa Barbara County with the network administered by the Public Health Department for the period of January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2023. This Agreement is expected to generate at least $100,000.00 of annual revenue for the Public Health Department after administrative service costs; b) After approval of the Pharmacy Services Agreement with Rite Aid, approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute a First Amendment to the Pharmacy Services Agreement with Rite Aid to delete Pensylvania governing law and to incorporate reference to the Brown Act; c) Approve and authorize the Director of the Public Health Department, or designee, to enter, terminate, or amend contract pharmacy agreements within the scope of thPass Action details Not available
20-00020 A-19)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Children’s Medical Services Plan for Fiscal Year 2019-2020, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair and required County Directors and Officers to certify the Children’s Medical Services Plan for funding from the State Department of Health Services for the Children’s Medical Services program for the period of July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020, in the amount of $1,826,877.00; and b) Determine that the approval, ratification and certification of the above Plan is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review per CEQA Guideline section 15378(b)(4), since the recommended action is for government fiscal activity that does not involve commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant physical impact on the environment.Pass Action details Not available
20-00010 A-20)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Student Support Agreement Template, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Public Health Director to execute student support agreements with educational institutions for student preceptorships at the Public Health Department based on the Student Support Agreement template so long as there is not a change to the standard terms and conditions, upon review and concurrence by Risk Management and County Counsel’s Office, until December 31, 2025; b) Approve and authorize the Public Health Director to make amendments to extend the term of Student Support Agreements for additional periods, with each extension up to 12-months, in accordance with the term and amendment sections of the Student Support Agreement(s), upon review and concurrence by Risk Management and County Counsel’s Office until December 31, 2025; c) Approve and authorize the Public Health Director to make immaterial amendments to Student Support Agreements in accordance with the immaterial amendments section of the Student Support Agreement(s), upon review and concurrence by CounPass Action details Not available
20-00024 A-21)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding EMS STEMI Revenue Agreements for Marian Regional Medical Center and Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, as follows: a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute a Fifth Amendment to the Agreement between Santa Barbara County and Marian Regional Medical Center for designation as a Santa Barbara County STEMI Receiving Center to add $30,158.00 and to extend the term for one year through December 31, 2020; b) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute a Fourth Amendment to the Agreement between Santa Barbara County and Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital for designation as a Santa Barbara County STEMI Receiving Center to add $30,158.00 and to extend the term for one year through December 31, 2020; and c) Determine that the recommended actions are not a “Project” within the meaning of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), pursuant to CEQA Guideline Section 15378(b)(4), since the recommended actions are a government fiscal activity which does not involve commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significaPass Action details Video Video
20-00023 A-22)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Seventh Amendment for Level I Adult and Level II Pediatric Trauma Center Designation Revenue Agreement with Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital and Fifth Amendment for Level III Adult Trauma Center Designation Revenue Agreement with Marian Regional Medical Center, as follows: a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute a Seventh Amendment to the Agreement for Level I Adult and Level II Pediatric Trauma Center Designation with Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital to add $175,894.00, and to extend the term for twelve (12) months through December 31, 2020; b) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute a Fifth Amendment to the Agreement with Marian Regional Medical Center for Level III Adult Trauma Center Designation to update the Statement of Work, to add $60,523.00, and to extend the term for twelve (12) months through December 31, 2020; and c) Determine that the proposed actions do not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), pursuant to Section 15378(b)(4) of the CEQA GuidelinesPass Action details Not available
20-00016 A-23)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Carpinteria Groundwater Basin Groundwater Sustainability Agency Formation, First District, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Water Agency: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the “Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement by and Among The Carpinteria Valley Water District The City of Carpinteria The Santa Barbara County Water Agency and The County of Ventura Creating Carpinteria Groundwater Sustainability Agency”; b) Adopt the Resolution entitled “Resolution to Participate in the Formation of a Groundwater Sustainability Agency Pursuant to the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act for the Carpinteria Groundwater Basin”; 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
20-00022 A-24)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an agreement with Thomas Gallaway Corporation dba Technologent for Hardware Maintenance, as follows: a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement with Thomas Gallaway Corporation dba Technologent to provide Hardware Maintenance for a total contract amount not to exceed $111,171.46 for the period of October 25, 2019 through October 31, 2020; and b) 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
20-00029 A-25)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Patty DeDominic to the Mosquito and Vector Management District of Santa Barbara County, term ending December 31, 2023, First District.Pass Action details Not available
20-00030 A-26)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Jan Winter to the Behavioral Wellness Commission, term ending January 1, 2023, First District.Pass Action details Not available
20-00031 A-27)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Wayne Mellinger to the Behavioral Wellness Commission, term ending January 1, 2023, First District.Pass Action details Not available
20-00032 A-28)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Robert Kupiec to the Montecito Planning Commission, term ending January 1, 2022, First District.Pass Action details Not available
20-00033 A-29)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Susan Keller to the Montecito Planning Commission, term ending January 1, 2022, First District.Pass Action details Not available
20-00034 A-30)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Michael Allen to the Santa Barbara Bowl Foundation, term ending January 1, 2023, First District.Pass Action details Not available
20-00035 A-31)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Donald Casebolt to the Behavioral Wellness Commission, term ending December 31, 2022, Fifth District.Pass Action details Not available
20-00036 A-32)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Charles Huffins to the Behavioral Wellness Commission, term ending January 1, 2023, Fifth District.Pass Action details Not available
20-00028 A-33)Set Hearing/Hearing RequestSet a hearing to consider recommendations regarding three appeals (Bedford; Adams, Broadwell, Joseph and Cardozo, LLP; and California Native Plant Society, Case Nos. 19APL-00000-00033, 19APL-00000-00034, 19APL-00000-00035, 16CUP-00000-00031, & 18VAR-00000-00002) of the Planning Commission’s November 20, 2019 approval of the Strauss Wind Energy Project Conditional Use Permit and Variance, Case Nos. 16CUP-00000-00031 and 18VAR-00000-00002, Third District, as follows: (Set a hearing for January 28, 2020. Time estimate: 2 hours) a) Deny the appeals, Case Nos. 19APL-00000-00033, 19APL-00000-00034 and 19APL-00000-00035; b) Make the required findings for approval of the project as specified in Attachment A of the Planning Commission Action Letter dated November 22, 2019 including California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) findings; c) Certify the Supplemental Environmental Impact Report (SEIR) 18EIR-00000-00001; SCH No. 2018071002, and the FSEIR Revision Letter No. 1 dated November 12, 2019 and adopt the mitigation monitoring program contained in the conditions of approval (Attachment Pass Action details Not available
20-00041 1)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding Board of Supervisors’ 2020 Commission and Committee Appointments, as follows: (EST. TIME: 15 MIN.) a) Behavioral Wellness Commission - one regular member; b) Area Agency on Aging (Central Coast Commission for Senior Citizens) - one regular member to Advisory Council; c) Library Advisory Committee - one regular member; d) Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County - one regular member, one alternate member; e) CenCal Health - one regular member; f) Beach Erosion Authority for Control Operations and Nourishment (BEACON) - two regular members, one alternate member; g) Law Library Board of Trustees - Chair as Ex-Officio Member; h) KIDS Network Policy Council - two members to serve as Chair and Vice-Chair; i) Legislative Program Committee - two regular members; j) Debt Advisory Committee - one regular member; one alternate member; k) Adult and Aging Network - one Chair of the Policy Council and one Co-Chair; l) Juvenile Justice Coordination Council - two regular members, one North County, one South County; m) First Five ChPass Action details Video Video
20-00039 2)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the KPMG Operational and Performance Review of the County Executive Office (CEO), as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Receive and file a report by KPMG and staff on an Operational and Performance Review of the CEO; b) Provide direction, as appropriate; and c) Find that the proposed actions do not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act, pursuant to 14 CCR 15378(b)(2), as it consists of general policy and procedure making. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Video Video
20-00038 3)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Child Welfare Services 2019 Annual Update, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR.) a) Receive and file a presentation from the Department of Social Services regarding the Child Welfare Services 2019 Annual Update; and b) Determine that the activity is not a “Project” subject to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review per CEQA Guideline Section 15378(b)(4), since the activity is an organizational or administrative activity of government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Video Video