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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 2/11/2020 9:00 AM Minutes status: Approved  
Meeting location: JOSEPH CENTENO BETTERAVIA GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION BUILDING, BOARD HEARING ROOM 511 EAST LAKESIDE PARKWAY, SANTA MARIA
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20-00002  Agenda ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-ANTICIPATED LITIGATION (Paragraph (4) of subdivision (d) of Government Code section 54956.9) Deciding whether to initiate civil litigation: 2 Items CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS (Government Code section 54956.8) Property: Assessor’s Parcel Number 081-150-019, addressed as 363 Tajiguas Landfill Road, Goleta, 93117 and Assessor’s Parcel Number 081-150-042, addressed as 14470 Calle Real Road, Goleta, 93117 (Third Supervisorial District). Agency negotiator: General Services Director Janette D. Pell and Public Works Director Scott D. McGolpin. Negotiating party: John Dewey, MSB Investors, LLC. Under negotiation: price and terms of payment. Property: Assessor’s Parcel Number 007-120-052, 630 Randall Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93108 (First Supervisorial District). Agency negotiators: General Services Director Janette D. Pell and Public Works Director Scott D. McGolpin. Negotiating party: Montgomery Living Trust 2/7/14. Under negotiation: price and terms of payment. Property: Assessor’s Parcel Number 007-120-054, 620 Randall Road, Santa Barbara, CA  Action details Not available
20-00069 A-1)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Donald Denoyer as the Veteran of the Month in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
20-00110 A-2)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Property Tax Administration Cost Recovery for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019-2020 (SB2557), as follows: a) Receive and file a report prepared by the Santa Barbara County Auditor-Controller determining recoverable FY 2019-2020 Property Tax Administrative Costs; b) Adopt a Resolution to recover property tax administrative costs pursuant to California Revenue and Taxation Code section 95.3; and c) Determine that the above actions are not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to section 15378(b)(4) of the CEQA Guidelines, because they consist of 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
20-00111 A-3)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Department of Behavioral Wellness - Northern Santa Barbara County United Way, Inc. Renewal, September 1, 2019 through August 31, 2021, as follows: a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Northern Santa Barbara County United Way, Inc., a California Corporation (a local vendor), for the continued provision of engagement and outreach services to homeless individuals with serious persistent mental illness and/or chronic substance abuse for a maximum contract amount not to exceed $114,000.00, inclusive of $45,600.00 for services provided September 1, 2019 through August 31, 2020 and $68,400.00 for services provided September 1, 2020 through August 31, 2021; b) Delegate to the Director of Behavioral Wellness or her designee the authority to make immaterial changes pursuant to Section 25 of the Agreement that do not change the amount or substantive terms of the Agreement and to amend Program Goals, Outcomes, and Measures pursuant to Exhibit A-1, Section 11.B. viii. of the AgreemePass Action details Not available
20-00106 A-4)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Homeless Housing, Assistance and Prevention (HHAP) Applications for the Santa Maria/Santa Barbara County Continuum of Care (CoC) and the County of Santa Barbara, as follows: a) Authorize the Community Services Director or designee to submit a funding application and all certifications, standard forms, and other related documents to the State of California Business, Consumer Services, and Housing Agency (BCSHA) for 2019 HHAP funding for $2,123,943.00 to obtain the Santa Maria/Santa Barbara CoC funding allocation; b) Authorize the Community Services Director or designee to submit a funding application and all certifications, standard forms, and other related documents to the BCSHA for 2019 HHAP funding for $1,967,681.00 to obtain the County of Santa Barbara allocation; c) Authorize the Community Services Director or designee(s) to execute all certifications, standard forms, and grant agreement in a form substantially similar to the State Homeless Emergency Aid Program (HEAP) grant agreement, and other related documents required for the acceptancePass Action details Not available
20-00116 A-5)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a waiver of potential conflict of Edward Yates regarding the Strauss Wind Energy Project, as follows: a) Receive a request for a Conflict Waiver that would allow Edward Yates, a Santa Barbara County Deputy County Counsel from 2007 - 2012, to represent the California Native Plant Society on the Strauss Wind Energy Project pursuant to California Rules of Professional Conduct, Rules 1.9 and 1.11; b) Receive County Counsel’s determination that while employed with the Office of County Counsel, Mr. Yates did not personally or substantially participate in matters substantially related to the Strauss Wind Energy Project, including the Lompoc Wind Energy Project, and does not hold the County’s confidential information that would impact his proposed representation of the California Native Plant Society; c) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Conflict Waiver to allow Mr. Yates to represent the California Native Plant Society on the Strauss Wind Energy Project pursuant to California Rules of Professional Conduct, Rules 1.9 and 1.11; and d) DetePass Action details Not available
20-00117 A-6)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Resolution and Agreement to accept additional State Funding for Census 2020 Complete Count Outreach, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution accepting an additional allocation of $139,695.00 from the State of California to fund local Census 2020 Complete Count outreach activities; b) Authorize the County Executive Officer or the County Executive Officer’s designee to sign the County Opt-In Letter with the State of California-Government Operations Agency California Complete Count - Census 2020; c) Authorize the County Executive Officer or the County Executive Officer’s designee to sign Amendment No. 1 to the Government Operations Agency California Complete Count - Census 2020 Agreement determining the new total allocation as $494,014.00; and d) 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 pPass Action details Not available
20-00114 A-7)Administrative ItemReceive and file the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Second Quarter Budget and Financial Status Report as of December 31, 2019, showing the status of appropriations and financing for departmental budgets adopted by the Board of Supervisors.Pass Action details Not available
20-00115 A-8)Administrative ItemApprove Budget Revision Requests. (4/5 Vote Required)Pass Action details Not available
20-00057 A-9)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Hearing Room Technology Refresh Project No. 8798, Approve PSE, Permission to Bid, and Authorization to Award, First and Fifth Districts, as follows: a) Approve the plans and specifications to replace broadcast equipment involving minor construction in the hearing rooms located in Santa Barbara and Santa Maria. The estimated construction cost is $1.2 million; b) Authorize the Director of General Services to advertise for bids for the Hearing Room Technology Refresh Project No. 8798; and c) Find that the proposed actions are exempt under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to sections 15300(1)(a) of the CEQA Guidelines, because the project will affect an existing facility with minor interior alterations and no exterior modifications.Pass Action details Not available
20-00101 A-10)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding County grant of non-exclusive easement for underground water line to Santa Barbara Preserve, LLC, Second District, as follows: a) Find that a granting of a non-exclusive utility waterline easement 20-feet wide and approximately 1,230-feet long (Easement) across a portion of two County-owned parcels located on County Assessor Parcel Numbers 055-010-014 (no site address) and 059-020-060 (1002 Cieneguitas Road) from the County of Santa Barbara to the Santa Barbara Preserve, LLC., is in the public interest and will not substantially conflict with or interfere with the County’s use of the property; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Easement Deed Agreement; and c) After considering the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) 04EIR-00000-00005 for the Preserve at San Marcos Project and the Addendum dated October 18, 2019, find that pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Section 15162 no substantial changes are proposed, and there are no substantial changes in circumstances or new information of substantial importancePass Action details Not available
20-00104 A-11)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding On-Call Professional Planning Services: Agreement for Services with Rincon Consultants, Inc., as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Rincon Consultants, Inc. to provide on-call professional services in the areas of environmental review, current planning, and long range planning. Services are to be rendered during the period of February 11, 2020, to June 30, 2020, for a base contract amount not to exceed $500,000.00; b) Authorize the Planning and Development Department Director, or the Planning and Development Director’s designee, to: i) Approve up to a 10 percent contingency cost not to exceed $50,000.00 for services being performed under the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor, for a total contract amount not to exceed $550,000.00; ii) Approve changes or additions in the services being performed, provided the contract does not exceed the base contract amount plus the 10 percent contingency identified in the contract; and iii) Make immaterial chaPass Action details Not available
20-00105 A-12)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding on-call professional planning services: Agreement for Services with Wood Environment and Infrastructure Solutions, Inc., as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Wood Environment and Infrastructure Solutions, Inc. to provide on-call professional services in the areas of environmental review, current planning, and long range planning. Services are to be rendered during the period of February 11, 2020, to June 30, 2020, for a base contract amount not to exceed $500,000.00; b) Authorize the Planning and Development Department Director, or the Planning and Development Director’s designee, to: i) Approve up to a 10 percent contingency cost not to exceed $50,000.00 for services being performed under the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor, for a total contract amount not to exceed $550,000.00; ii) Approve changes or additions in the services being performed, provided the contract does not exceed the base contract amount plus the 10 percent contingency identPass Action details Video Video
20-00105  Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding on-call professional planning services: Agreement for Services with Wood Environment and Infrastructure Solutions, Inc., as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Wood Environment and Infrastructure Solutions, Inc. to provide on-call professional services in the areas of environmental review, current planning, and long range planning. Services are to be rendered during the period of February 11, 2020, to June 30, 2020, for a base contract amount not to exceed $500,000.00; b) Authorize the Planning and Development Department Director, or the Planning and Development Director’s designee, to: i) Approve up to a 10 percent contingency cost not to exceed $50,000.00 for services being performed under the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor, for a total contract amount not to exceed $550,000.00; ii) Approve changes or additions in the services being performed, provided the contract does not exceed the base contract amount plus the 10 percent contingency identPass Action details Not available
20-00107 A-13)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Pretrial Pilot Program Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Barbara and County of Santa Barbara Probation Department, as follows: a) Authorize the Chief Probation Officer to sign the MOU between the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Barbara, and County of Santa Barbara Probation Department for the Pretrial Services Pilot Program; 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 Video Video
20-00112 A-14)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Student Support Agreements for Georgetown University and Walden University, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement with Georgetown University for student preceptorships at the County Health Care Centers that deviates from the Student Support Agreement template; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement with Walden University for student preceptorships at the County Health Care Centers that deviates from the Student Support Agreement template; c) Approve and authorize the Public Health Director to make amendments to extend the term of the Georgetown University and Walden University 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 February 10, 2026; d) Approve and authorize the Public Health Director to make immaterial amendments to the Georgetown University and Walden University Agreements in accordanPass Action details Not available
20-00103 A-15)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Grazing Lease Agreement with K2 Cattle Company, LLC, Third and Fourth Districts, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Laguna County Sanitation District: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a lease agreement with K2 Cattle Company, LLC to graze cattle on Laguna County Sanitation District property; and b) Determine that the above action is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15378(b)(5) of the CEQA Guidelines, because it consists of administrative activities of government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
20-00108 A-16)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Santa Ynez River Valley Groundwater Basin Intra-Basin Administrative Agreement, Third, Fourth, and Fifth Districts, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Water Agency: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the “Intra-Basin Administrative Agreement for Implementation of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act in the Santa Ynez River Valley Groundwater Basin”; and b) Determine that the proposed action is 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
20-00102 A-17)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the appointment of Workforce Development Board Members, as follows: a) Approve the appointment of the following recommended individuals to the Workforce Development Board: i) Cara Williams, Cottage Health, Term expiring January 31, 2022; and ii) Joyce Donaldson, Carpinteria Valley Chamber, term expiring January 31, 2022; and b) Determine that the above actions do 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 15378(b)(4) and (5) as the proposed action is also an organizational or administrative activity.Pass Action details Not available
20-00113 A-18)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Catherine Horton to the Behavioral Wellness Commission, term ending January 1, 2023, Second District.Pass Action details Not available
20-00062 1)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding Historic Landmark Advisory Commission’s Designation of the Main-Begg Farmhouse with Cistern as a Historic Landmark, Second District, as follows: (EST. TIME: 15 MIN.) a) Adopt a Resolution confirming the Historic Landmark Advisory Commission’s designation of the Main-Begg Farmhouse with Cistern, located at 5001 Hollister Avenue, Goleta, as a County Historic Landmark with conditions imposed on the property; and b) Determine that the adoption of the Resolution is exempt from the provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to State CEQA Guidelines Section 15308. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Video Video
20-00098 2)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding Exempt Hoop Structures and Shade Structures - A Guide for Applying Streams and Creeks Setbacks, as follows: (EST. TIME: 45 MIN.) a) Receive and file the Board Letter and “A Guide for Applying Streams and Creeks Setbacks to Exempt Hoop Structures and Shade Structures”; and b) After considering the environmental review documents [Hoop Structures Ordinance Amendment Final Program Environmental Impact Report (EIR)(17EIR-00000-00004) and EIR Revisions Document RV 01, dated April 9, 2019], determine that the Hoop Structures Program EIR (17EIR-00000-00004) and Revisions Document RV 01 are adequate environmental review for this action pursuant to Section 15162 of the State Guidelines for Implementation of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and no subsequent EIR or Mitigated Negative Declaration shall be prepared for this action. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Video Video
20-00100 3)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding a Report from the Homeless Death Review Team, as follows: (EST. TIME: 40 MIN.) a) Receive and file a report and receive an oral presentation from the Homeless Death Review Team on deaths of homeless persons in Santa Barbara County for the period January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018; and b) Determine that the above action is not a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), pursuant to Section 15378(b)(5) of the CEQA Guidelines, since the action consists of organizational or administrative activities of the government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Video Video
20-00109 4)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding appropriation of settlement funds, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0006797 to allocate $28.1 million in settlement funds to appropriate fund balances related to the Thomas Fire and 1/9 Debris flow disaster litigation with Southern California Edison (SCE); b) Receive report from Public Works on proposed uses related to restoring and repairing damage caused by the Thomas Fire and 1/9 Debris Flow disaster; and c) Find that the proposed actions do not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act, pursuant to 14CFR 15378(b)(2), as it consists of general policy and procedure making. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Video Video