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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 1/15/2019 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 Item1. Alcox v. City of Lompoc, et al., United States District Court for the Central District of California, case number 5:17-cv-00507-JVS (JEM). 2. [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 and of the Santa Barbara County Fire Protection District] Southern California Fire Cases, Judicial Council Coordination Proceeding case number 4965, Los Angeles County Superior Court, case number BC699216.  Action details Not available
19-00058 A-1)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Lea Villegas of the Public Defender’s Office as the January 2019 Employee of the Month in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
19-00063 A-2)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution to Commemorate the Santa Maria Women’s March of 2019.Pass Action details Video Video
19-00048 A-3)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Second Amendment to the Agreement with Psynergy, Fiscal Year (FY) 2017-2020, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute a Second Amendment to the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Psynergy Programs, Inc., (not a local vendor) for the provision of adult residential mental health services, to increase the FY 2017-2018 contract by $60,293.00 and the FY 2018-2019 contract by $500,000.00 for a total contract amount not to exceed $2,421,549.00 for the period July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2020; b) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0006036 increasing appropriations of $500,000.00 in Behavioral Wellness Mental Health Services Act Fund for Services and Supplies funded by unanticipated Intergovernmental Revenue - State ($350,000.00) and Charges for Services revenue ($150,000.00); and c) Determine that the recommended actions are not a “project” under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) per CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(4) since the recommended actions are government fiscal actPass Action details Not available
19-00047 A-4)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Behavioral Wellness Fiscal Year (FY) 2017-2020 California Psychiatric Transitions AM 1, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute a First Amendment to the Agreement for services of Independent Contractor with California Psychiatric Transitions (not a local vendor), an Institution for Mental Disease, to add audit language and to increase the Mental Health Rehabilitation Center rates from $350.00 a day to $400.00 a day as of July 1, 2018, with no change to the total maximum contract amount through June 30, 2020; 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
19-00050 A-5)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Second Amendment with Vista Pacifica, Fiscal Year (FY) 2017-2019, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute the Second Amendment to the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Vista Pacifica Enterprises, Inc. (not a local vendor), an Institution for Mental Disease and a Skilled Nursing Facility, to increase the FY 2018-2019 contract by $316,000.00, for a total contract maximum amount not to exceed $1,342,962.00 for the period July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019; b) Approve a Budget Revision Request No. 0006089 increasing appropriations of $316,000.00 in Behavioral Wellness Mental Health Fund for services and supplies funded by unanticipated Medicare revenue; and c) Determine that the recommended actions are not a “project” under 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 imPass Action details Not available
19-00049 A-6)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Second Amendment to the Agreement with Merced, Fiscal Year (FY) 2018-2019 AM 2, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Second Amendment to the Agreement for services of independent Contractor with Merced Behavioral, LLC, a California limited liability company, dba Merced Behavioral Center (not a local vendor), an Institution for Mental Disease, to increase the FY 2018-2019 contract by $250,000.00 for a total contract amount not to exceed $2,019,585.00 for the period July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2020; and b) Determine that the recommended actions are not a “project” under 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
19-00051 A-7)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Behavioral Wellness Alcohol and Drug Program - First Amendment to State Contract for Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant, Fiscal Year (FY) 2017-2020, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve and authorize the Director of Behavioral Wellness to execute the First Amendment to the multi-year revenue Agreement No. 17-94159 A01 with the State Department of Health Care Services for Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant funds, to increase funds for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 for a total maximum in the amount of $7,852,953.00 for the period of July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2020; b) Approve a Budget Revision Request No. 0006104 increasing appropriations of $28,905.00 in Behavioral Wellness Department, Alcohol and Drug Program Fund for Services and Supplies funded by unanticipated Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Federal Block Grant Revenue; and c) 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 inPass Action details Not available
19-00056 A-8)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Homeless Management Information Systems (HMIS) Capacity Building Project Application, as follows: a) Authorize the Community Services Director or designee to submit a two-phased funding application in an amount not to exceed $80,000.00, and all certifications, standard forms, and other related documents to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the HMIS Capacity Building Project Notice of Funding Availability; b) Authorize the County Executive Officer or her designee(s) to execute all certifications, standard forms, and grant agreement in a form substantially similar to the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Continuum of Care (CoC) program grant agreement, and other related documents required for the acceptance and administration of HMIS Capacity Building funds; and c) 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 crePass Action details Not available
19-00057 A-9)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the addition of a .50 position to administer Community Corrections Partnership (CCP) Supportive Services and Housing Programs, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Adopt a Salary Resolution, which allocates to Housing and Community Development a 0.5 Housing Specialist I/II, as of January 14, 2019; b) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0006116 increasing appropriations of $50,000.00 in Probation Department General Fund for Intrafund Expenditure Transfers (+) funded by release of Restricted Local Realignment 2011 fund balance; and Increase appropriations of $50,000.00 in Housing and Community Development Department General Fund for Salaries and Benefits funded by an Intrafund Expenditure Transfer from the Probation Department General Fund; and c) Determine that the recommended actions are not a project within 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 Pass Action details Not available
19-00052 A-10)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding State Advocate Contract Renewal (Governmental Advocates, Inc.), as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for the services of independent contractor Governmental Advocates, Inc. to provide State advocacy services for the period of January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 for a total amount not to exceed $65,000.00; and b) Determine that the above action is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(4) because it consists of the 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
19-00060 A-11)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding an updated method for incorporating specific limited-discretionary revenues as part of the County’s Annual Budget Process, as follows: a) Approve proposed revision to the annual allocation method for Tobacco Settlement limited-discretionary revenues as part of the County’s annual budget process; b) Approve proposed revision to the annual allocation method for Proposition 172 limited-discretionary revenues as part of the County’s annual budget process, superseding previous County Resolution No. 12-137; c) Approve allocation methods for DNA Trust Fund and Local Innovation Subaccount limited-discretionary revenues as part of the County’s annual budget process; and d) Determine pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15378 that the above activity is not a project under the CEQA.Pass Action details Video Video
19-00046 A-12)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Probation Report and Resource Center Lease at 124 W. Carmen Lane (RP File No. 003678), in Santa Maria, Fourth District, as follows: a) Authorize the Director of the General Services Department to exercise the first option to renew the lease between the County of Santa Barbara (County) and Phillip G. Tate (Landlord), for the County’s leasing of 124 W. Carmen Lane, in Santa Maria, for five (5) years, by providing written notice of the County’s intent to exercise its option to the landlord; and b) Determine that the proposed action consists of the operation and leasing of existing public or private structures or facilities involving negligible or no expansion of use and therefore is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15301, Existing Facilities, and direct staff to file and post the Notice of Exemption on that basis.Pass Action details Not available
19-00055 A-13)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Public Convenience or Necessity Determination for Los Alamos Depot Mall Pub (Thompson), Case No. 18PCN-00000-00001, Third District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a letter and forward the application and letter to the California Department of Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC) determining that public convenience will be served by issuing the new “On-Sale General for Public Premises” license to the Los Alamos Depot Mall Pub, APN 101-160-012, located at 515 Leslie St. No. A, Los Alamos; 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
19-00054 A-14)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) Grant Program for Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2020 DUI Intensive Supervision Program, as follows: a) Authorize the Chief Probation Officer to submit an application, execute the Grant Award Agreement, and accept anticipated funding of the FFY 2020 California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) Grant in the amount of $146,299.00 for the period covering October 1, 2019, to September 30, 2020; 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
19-00059 A-15)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Foothill Road Low Water Crossing Replacement Project, County Project No. 862339, Federal-Aid Project No. BRLO-NBIL(512), First District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Drake Haglan and Associates, 11060 White Rock Road, Suite 200, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670 (not a local vendor) for professional engineering services in the base contract amount of $74,104.51, for the Foothill Road Low Water Crossing Replacement Project; b) Authorize the Director of Public Works or designee to approve amendments within the scope of the Statement of Work to the Agreement with Drake Haglan and Associates in an amount up to and not to exceed $7,410.45 and to make immaterial changes in accordance with Section 35 of the Agreement; and c) Find that the proposed contract does not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to 14 CCR 15378 (b)(5) (Organizational or administrative activities of governments that will not result in directPass Action details Not available
19-00053 A-16)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the acquisition of Jordan Property (APN 093-040-029) for the Floradale Avenue Bridge No. 51C-0370 over Santa Ynez River Project (Replacing Existing Bridge No. 51C-006), Federal Project BRLSZD-5951(060), County Project No. 862032, Third District, as follows: a) Receive and consider comments received from the California Department of Conservation, if any, regarding the acquisition of fee title to 0.58 acres and a temporary construction easement for 1.23 acres in agricultural preserve land in connection with the Floradale Avenue Bridge No. 51C-0370 over Santa Ynez River Project (Replacing Existing Bridge No. 51C-006); b) Find that the acquisition of fee title to 0.58 acres and a temporary construction easement for 1.23 acres in connection with the Floradale Avenue Bridge No. 51C-0370 over Santa Ynez River Project (Replacing Existing Bridge No. 51C-006) is: i) not based primarily on a consideration of the lower cost of acquiring land in an agricultural preserve; and ii) there is no other land within or outside the preserve on which it is reasonaPass Action details Not available
19-00061 1)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Psychiatric Health (PHF) Facility Annual Update, as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Receive and file a report on the PHF, providing an annual update from the PHF Governing Board regarding operations of the PHF, including quality of care and other program activities; and b) Determine that the above actions are exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to section 15378(b)(5) of the CEQA guidelines, as organizational or administrative activities of governments that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Video Video
19-00062 2)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding Residential Property Assessed Clean Energy Financing, as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Receive and file a briefing on Residential Property Assessed Clean Energy Financing; and b) Direct staff to either: i) Not pursue implementation of a Residential Property Assessed Clean Energy Financing program further at this time; or ii) Pursue implementation of a third-party Residential Property Assessed Clean Energy Financing program; and c) Determine that the above recommended actions do not constitute a project subject to environmental review under 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 government fiscal activity, which do 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: POLICYPass Action details Video Video
19-00062  Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding Residential Property Assessed Clean Energy Financing, as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Receive and file a briefing on Residential Property Assessed Clean Energy Financing; and b) Direct staff to either: i) Not pursue implementation of a Residential Property Assessed Clean Energy Financing program further at this time; or ii) Pursue implementation of a third-party Residential Property Assessed Clean Energy Financing program; and c) Determine that the above recommended actions do not constitute a project subject to environmental review under 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 government fiscal activity, which do 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: POLICYPass Action details Not available