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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 2/26/2019 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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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
19-00164 A-1)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring the Junior League of Santa Barbara on its efforts to serve survivors of commercial sexual exploitation.Pass Action details Video Video
19-00182 A-2)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Samuel McKinley Vickers as the February, 2019 Veteran of the Month in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
19-00173 A-3)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Mark Schleich upon his retirement from the Public Works Department after over 35 years of service to the County of Santa Barbara.Pass Action details Video Video
19-00165 A-4)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Custody Sergeant Ronald Keith Osborne upon his retirement from the Sheriff’s Office after over 22 years of faithful and distinguished service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
19-00166 A-5)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Harry Bernard Pico for receiving his high school diploma after serving our country during World War II.Pass Action details Not available
19-00167 A-6)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Henry Alvarado for receiving his high school diploma after serving our country during the Vietnam War.Pass Action details Not available
19-00168 A-7)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring John Robert Blomstrand for receiving his high school diploma after serving our country during the Vietnam War.Pass Action details Not available
19-00169 A-8)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Dr. Henry Thomas Davis for receiving his high school diploma after serving our country during both the Korean and Vietnam wars.Pass Action details Not available
19-00170 A-9)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Arley Allison Kittle for receiving his high school diploma after serving our country during both World War II and the Korean War.Pass Action details Not available
19-00171 A-10)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Timothy Lane for receiving his high school diploma after serving our country during the Korean War.Pass Action details Not available
19-00172 A-11)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Margarito Delgadillo for receiving his high school diploma after serving our country during the Korean War.Pass Action details Not available
19-00144 A-12)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding reappointments to the Agricultural Advisory Committee, as follows: a) Approve the reappointment of Ron Caird (Regular member), appointed by Second District Supervisor Gregg Hart; and b) Approve the reappointment of Jane Gray (Alternate member), appointed by Second District Supervisor Gregg Hart.Pass Action details Not available
19-00151 A-13)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the execution of State of California Homeless Emergency Aid Program (HEAP) Sub-recipient Agreements, as follows: a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute sub-recipient agreements for the distribution of State of California HEAP funds with the following providers in the specified amounts: i) $385,926.00 to Domestic Violence Solutions (DVS) for the DVS Housing First Program; ii) $550,000.00 to Northern Santa Barbara County United Way (United Way) for Home for Good; and iii) $380,000.00 to PATH Santa Barbara for Lease Up SB!; and b) Determine that the recommended actions are not the acceptance and approval of a project that is subject to environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(4), finding that the project is a 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 physical impact on the environment.Pass Action details Not available
19-00158 A-14)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the execution of Loan documents for a $1,400,000.00 loan in federal HOME and Inclusionary Housing Ordinance (IHO) In-Lieu funds to Sierra Madre Cottages, L.P. for Sierra Madre Cottages (Project) in Santa Maria, Fifth District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the following documents, which relate to a previously approved loan of One Million One Hundred Fourteen Thousand Nine Hundred and Eighty-Eight Dollars ($1,114,988.00) in HOME Funds and Two Hundred Eighty Five Thousand and Twelve Dollars ($285,012.00) in IHO In-Lieu Funds for a total of One Million Four Hundred Thousand Dollars ($1,400,000.00) to Sierra Madre Cottages, L.P. for development of Sierra Madre Cottages in the City of Santa Maria: i) County HOME Loan Agreement; ii) County HOME Loan Promissory Note; iii) County Deed of Trust, Assignment of Rents, and Security Agreement; and iv) County HOME Regulatory Agreement (together, the County HOME Loan Documents); b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a subordination agreement subordinating the County’s HOME Pass Action details Video Video
19-00161 A-15)Agenda ItemApprove the appointment of Milt Hess as the City of Santa Barbara Representative (City appointed June 26, 2018 to a term concurrent with the Countywide Library Agreement) to serve on the Library Advisory Committee for a term of one year, or until discharged at the pleasure of the Board of SupervisorsPass Action details Not available
19-00162 A-16)Agenda ItemApprove the appointment of Holly Sierra as the City of Buellton Representative (City appointed December 13, 2018 to a term concurrent with the Countywide Library Agreement) to serve on the Library Advisory Committee for a term of one year, or until discharged at the pleasure of the Board of Supervisors.Pass Action details Not available
19-00145 A-17)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an amendment to the Conflict of Interest Code of the Santa Ynez River Water Conservation District, as follows: a) Approve the proposed amendment to the Conflict of Interest Code of the Santa Ynez River Water Conservation District; and b) Determine that the above action is an organizational or administrative activity of government that is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to section 15378(b)(5) of the CEQA Guidelines.Pass Action details Not available
19-00146 A-18)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an amendment to the Conflict of Interest Code of the Santa Maria-Bonita School District, as follows: a) Approve the proposed amendment to the Conflict of Interest Code of the Santa Maria-Bonita School District; and b) Determine that the above action is an organizational or administrative activity of government that is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to section 15378(b)(5) of the CEQA Guidelines.Pass Action details Not available
19-00147 A-19)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an amendment to the Conflict of Interest Code of the San Antonio Basin Groundwater Sustainability Agency, as follows: a) Approve the proposed amendment to the Conflict of Interest Code of the San Antonio Basin Groundwater Sustainability Agency; and b) Determine that the above action is an organizational or administrative activity of government that is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to section 15378(b)(5) of the CEQA Guidelines.Pass Action details Not available
19-00152 A-20)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an amendment to the Conflict of Interest Code of the Montecito Water District, as follows: a) Approve the proposed amendment to the Conflict of Interest Code of the Montecito Water District; and b) Determine that the above action is an organizational or administrative activity of government that is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to section 15378(b)(5) of the CEQA Guidelines.Pass Action details Not available
19-00153 A-21)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an amendment to the Conflict of Interest Code of the Partnership Schools of the Central Coast (previously known as Family Partnership Charter School), as follows: a) Approve the proposed amendment to the Conflict of Interest Code of the Partnership Schools of the Central Coast; and b) Determine that the above action is an organizational or administrative activity of government that is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to section 15378(b)(5) of the CEQA Guidelines.Pass Action details Not available
19-00154 A-22)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Amendment to the Conflict of Interest Code of the Orcutt Union School District, as follows: a) Approve the proposed amendment to the Conflict of Interest Code of the Orcutt Union School District; and b) Determine that the above action is an organizational or administrative activity of government that is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to section 15378(b)(5) of the CEQA Guidelines.Pass Action details Not available
19-00143 A-23)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Northern Branch Jail Project, Amendment No. 1 to T.Y.R. Inc., Third District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 1 to the Contract with T.Y.R. Inc. of Ventura, CA, increasing the maximum compensation limit from $566,400.00 to $765,134.00 (an increase of $198,734.00) for Construction Inspector/Inspector of Record Services for Santa Barbara County Northern Branch Jail Project No. 8600; and b) After considering the Final Subsequent Environmental Impact Report (SEIR), State Clearinghouse No. 2007111099, that the Board of Supervisors certified on March 11, 2008, the December 6, 2011 SEIR addendum, and the October 8, 2013 SEIR addendum, determine pursuant to 14 CCR Section 15162(a) that no subsequent EIR or Negative Declaration is required for this project because: i) No substantial changes are proposed in the project which require major revisions of the 2008 Final Subsequent EIR; ii) No substantial changes have occurred with respect to the circumstances under which the project is undertaken which require majPass Action details Not available
19-00148 A-24)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Judicial Council of California for the Clerk’s Counter Security Upgrades Project, First District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Memorandum of Understanding (Security MOU) between the Judicial Council of California and the County of Santa Barbara, regarding the Civil Clerk’s counter security upgrades project at the historic Santa Barbara County Courthouse; and b) Find that the proposed actions are not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to sections 15301 of the CEQA Guidelines, because they consist of the continued use of facilities that does not involve any physical changes and therefore, have no potential to have any effect on the environment.Pass Action details Not available
19-00149 A-25)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Sheriff’s Service Technician Classification Consolidation, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution to consolidate the existing job classifications of Sheriff’s Service Technician - Custody Operations, Job Class Code 6910, and Sheriff’s Service Technician - Law Enforcement, Job Class Code 6911, into a single Sheriff’s Service Technician classification, Job Class Code 6911; and b) Determine that the above actions are not a “project” and are exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15378(b)(5), because they are organizational or administrative activities of governments that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes to the environment.Pass Action details Not available
19-00160 A-26)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Nutrition Education Obesity Prevention Grant Funding, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute an Amended Grant Agreement, Number 16-10158 A01, with the California Department of Public Health increasing grant funding by $106,229.30 for Federal Fiscal Year 2018-2019 for the Nutrition Education Obesity Prevention Program making the total grant amount $2,038,769.30 for the grant term October 1, 2016 to September 30, 2019; and b) Determine that the recommended action is not a “Project” within the meaning of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), pursuant to CEQA Guideline Section 15378(b)(4), since the recommended action is a government fiscal activity which 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
19-00159 A-27)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Tuberculosis (TB) Control Program Special Needs and Food, Shelter, Incentives and Enablers (FSIE) Awards, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute an Acceptance of Award for the Tuberculosis Control Program with the California Department of Public Health Tuberculosis Control Branch to support TB prevention and control activities (Special Needs Award) for the period of July 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018 in the amount of $160,798.00; b) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute an Acceptance of Award for the Tuberculosis Control Program with the California Department of Public Health, Tuberculosis Control Branch to assist in providing food, shelter, incentives and enablers (FSIE Award) for TB patients, patients suspected of having TB and/or contacts to TB patients. The award is for the period of July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019 in the amount of $28,719.00; c) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0006136 to establish appropriations for the amount of $160,798.00 for the Special NeedsPass Action details Not available
19-00157 A-28)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the adoption of a Resolution Authorizing Execution of a Funding Agreement with the State Water Resources Control Board for the Toro Canyon Oil/Water Separator Facility, First District, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution entitled “Authorization for Funding Agreement with the State Water Resources Control Board and Designation of a Representative for the Toro Creek Canyon Oil/Water Separator Facility and Emergency Repair and Ongoing Maintenance Project”; b) Authorize the Public Works Director or his designee to execute a Cleanup and Abatement Account Funding Agreement, and all necessary amendments, with the State Water Resources Control Board in the amount of $56,000.00 for the repair and ongoing maintenance of the Toro Canyon Oil/Water Separator Facility after it has been reviewed and approved by County Counsel, Auditor-Controller and Risk Manager or their authorized representatives; and c) Determine that the proposed actions are not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act, pursuant to Guidelines Sections 15378(b)(4), the crePass Action details Not available
19-00150 A-29)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Construction Cooperative Agreement for US 101/Clark Avenue Interchange Improvements, Fourth District, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution approving a Cooperative Agreement (05-0342) with California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and acknowledging appropriated funds for the construction phase of the Highway 101 near Orcutt at Clark Avenue Interchange; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Cooperative Agreement No. 05-0342 with Caltrans for inspection oversight during the construction phase of the Clark/US 101 Interchange Improvements project. The total Agreement amount is $25,000.00 to be paid to Caltrans for inspection oversight and the remaining funds to pay for County’s construction costs. The Board must approve additional funds for this project, if required; c) Approve and authorize the Public Works Director to sign the Closure Agreement, as required, to terminate the Cooperative Agreement; and d) Find that the above recommended actions are not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) reviePass Action details Not available
19-00141 A-30)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Integrated Regional Water Management Plan Update and Memorandum of Understanding, as follows: Acting as the Board of Supervisors: a) Adopt the Resolution entitled “Resolution to Adopt the 2019 Santa Barbara County Integrated Regional Water Management Plan”; and b) Find that the updated Integrated Regional Water Management Plan is exempt under the California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines, Section 15306 (Class 6), basic data collection, research, experimental management, and resource evaluation activities; and direct the Clerk of the Board to file a Notice of Exemption. Acting as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the updated Memorandum of Understanding to participate in the Statewide and Countywide Integrated Regional Water Management Program with the County Water Agency; b) Find that approval and execution of the updated Memorandum of Understanding are activities not constituting a project under the California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines, SePass Action details Video Video
19-00156 A-31)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Amendment No. 1 to the Agreements to Provide Trucking and On-Call Maintenance Services, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor increasing the contract amount by $500,000.00 to a total not-to-exceed amount of $1,000,000.00 for trucking services with Bob’s Backhoe and Trucking BC No. 18-169 (a local vendor); b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor increasing the contract amount by $1,000,000.00 to a total not-to-exceed amount of $2,000,000.00 for trucking services with RLF Trucking and Grading Corp BC No. 18-168 (a local vendor); c) Approve and authorize the Chair execute Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor increasing the contract amount by $500,000.00 to a total not-to-exceed amount of $1,000,000.00 for on-call maintenance and protection service with Bob’s BackhoePass Action details Not available
19-00155 A-32)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Third Amendment to the Agreement with People Assisting the Homeless to Provide Short Term Beds for Adult Protective Services Clients, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Third Amendment to the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with People Assisting the Homeless in the increased amount not to exceed $30,000.00 to provide Short Term Beds for Adult Protective Services Clients for the period of July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019; and b) Determine that the approvals and execution of the above Amendment is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3), finding that the approvals and execution of the Agreements are covered by the general rule that CEQA applies only to projects which have the potential for causing a significant effect on the environment, and where it can be seen with certainty that there is no possibility that the activity may have a significant effect on the environment, the activities are not subject to CEQA.Pass Action details Not available
19-00142 A-33)Agenda ItemAccept for filing the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Second Quarter (October through December 2018) report on the Treasurer’s Investment Pool, pursuant to Government Code section 53646(b).Pass Action details Not available
19-00175 A-34)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Robert Williams to the Mosquito and Vector Control Management District, term ending December 31, 2020.Pass Action details Not available
19-00181 A-35)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Ronald L. Nye to the Historic Landmarks Advisory Commission, term ending June 2, 2022, representing the at-large seat.Pass Action details Not available
19-00174 A-36)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Charles Gonzales to the Los Alamos Cemetery District Board of Directors, term ending January 1, 2021, Third District.Pass Action details Not available
19-00180 A-37)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Frances Romero to the Park Commission, term ending January 1, 2021, Third District.Pass Action details Not available
19-00163 A-38)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding Hoop Structures Ordinance Amendment Case No. 17ORD-00000-00005, as follows: (EST. TIME: 45 MIN.) a) Make the required findings for approval, including California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) findings and Statement of Overriding Considerations; b) Certify the Hoop Structures Ordinance Amendment Program Environmental Impact Report (EIR) (17EIR-00000-00004) (State Clearinghouse No. 2017101040), as modified by the EIR Revision Document RV 01 dated April 9, 2019; and c) Adopt an Ordinance amending the Land Use and Development Code (LUDC) (Case No. 17ORD-00000-00005), Section 35-1 of Chapter 35, Zoning, of the Santa Barbara County Code, to address permitting requirements for hoop structures and shade structures. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Video Video
19-00178 1)Agenda ItemHEARING - Approve the appointment of one member of the Board of Supervisors to serve as a Regular Member on the Local Agency Formation Commission for a term from March 1, 2019 through March 1, 2023. (EST. TIME: 5 MIN.) COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Video Video
19-00179 2)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding budget priorities, as follows: (EST. TIME: 45 MIN.) a) Receive and file an update on budget development and context for the FY 2019-2020 Recommended Budget; b) Direct staff to allocate available current year and FY 2019-2020 cannabis tax revenue to enforcement costs and one-time needs as part of the budget development process; c) Provide staff with any preliminary direction on Board priorities for FY 2019-2020, as needed; d) Provide guidance to staff regarding top projects to advocate for federal or state funding as requested by the Legislative Committee; and e) Determine pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15378 that the above activity is not a project under CEQA. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Video Video
19-00176 3)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Renew ’22 initiative and transaction and use tax measure, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR.) a) Receive an update on the Renew ‘22 initiative; b) Provide conceptual direction to staff on a transaction (sales) and use tax to be implemented in the unincorporated area; c) Direct staff to return with polling data results and options for a ballot measure; and d) Determine pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15378 that the above actions are not a project subject to CEQA review. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Video Video