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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 4/7/2020 9:00 AM Minutes status: Approved  
Meeting location: REMOTE VIRTUAL PARTICIPATION ONLY
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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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
20-00234 A-1)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Ratification of Carpinteria-Summerland Fire Protection District’s (CSFPD) adoption of Ordinance No. 2020-01 (adopting and amending the 2019 California Fire Code and Appendices and amending Section R313 of the 2019 California Residential Code), as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution ratifying Carpinteria-Summerland Fire Protection District’s Ordinance 2020-01 (adopting and amending the 2019 California Fire Code and Appendices and amending Section R313 of the 2019 California Residential Code); b) Upon ratification of the Ordinance, instruct the Clerk of the Board to forward a copy of the Board’s ratifying Resolution, and the Carpinteria-Summerland Fire Protection District’s Ordinance (including CSFPD’s findings which are set forth in Section 8 of the Ordinance), to the California Department of Housing and Community Development, pursuant to Health and Safety Code Section 13869.7; and c) Determine that the adoption of the Resolution is categorically exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) in compliance with Section 15061(b)(3) (nPass Action details Not available
20-00244 A-2)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a First Amendment to the Agreement for Legal Services with Oliver, Sandifer and Murphy for Eminent Domain Proceedings and Litigation, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the First Amendment to the Agreement for Professional Services between the County of Santa Barbara and attorney Duff Murphy, of the firm Oliver, Sandifer and Murphy, to extend the contract through June 30, 2022, and to increase compensation $150,000.00, for a total not to exceed amount of $300,000.00; and b) Find that the proposed contract is not a “project” under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines section 15378(b)(4) in that it does not involve a commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant impact to the environment.Pass Action details Not available
20-00245 A-3)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding First Amendment to the Agreement for Legal Services with Oliver, Sandifer and Murphy for Eminent Domain Proceedings and Litigation, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) Acting as Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute the First Amendment to the Agreement for Professional Services between the Santa Barbara County Flood Control and Water Conservation District and attorney Duff Murphy, of the firm Oliver, Sandifer and Murphy, to extend the contract through June 30, 2022, and to increase compensation $150,000.00, for a total not to exceed amount of $300,000.00; and b) Find that the proposed contract is not a “project” under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines section 15378(b)(4) in that it does not involve a commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant impact to the environment.Pass Action details Not available
20-00247 A-4)Administrative ItemApprove Budget Revision Requests. (4/5 Vote Required)Pass Action details Not available
20-00260 A-5)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding COVID-19 Related Appropriations, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Authorize the County Executive Officer and Auditor-Controller to make budget adjustments necessary to respond to the COVID-19 emergency, including but not limited to the recognition of unanticipated revenues from Federal and State sources and increases to appropriations based on the use of those revenues and draws from fund balances, for ratification and approval by the Board of Supervisors at a later date; b) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0006837 to increase appropriations of $2,000,000.00 in the Office of Emergency Management General Fund for Services and Supplies funded by release of Committed Strategic Reserve fund balance; and c) Determine that the above actions are not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15378(c)(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 enPass Action details Not available
20-00259 A-6)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding proposed changes in terms and conditions of employment to respond to the COVID-19 emergency, as follows: a) Approve side letters with each recognized labor organization to 1) permit the use of vacation by employees with less than six months continuous employment for absences that are a direct result of the COVID-19 emergency, and 2) provide for reauthorization of such vacation use in the event the County Executive Officer (CEO) declares any subsequent emergencies or disasters; b) Adopt the amended Resolution to 1) permit the use of vacation by unrepresented employees with less than six months continuous employment for absences that are a direct result of the COVID-19 emergency, and 2) provide for reauthorization of such vacation use in the event the CEO declares any subsequent emergencies or disasters; c) Allow extra help employees and certain contractors on payroll to use their accrued sick leave for COVID-19 related absences before they have completed ninety days of employment, which is currently required by Resolution 15-169; d) Temporarily sPass Action details Not available
20-00240 A-7)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Lower Mission Creek Improvement and Restoration Project, Reach 2B Phase II Acquisition, District Project No. SC8042, First District, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Easement Purchase Agreement between the Santa Barbara County Flood Control and Water Conservation District (District) and 317 Chapala Street, LLC., (Owner) for the purchase, for a total cost not to exceed $364,000.00 inclusive of relocation costs, of a permanent easement, permanent non-exclusive access and staging easement and temporary construction easement and agreement on a portion of real property located at 317 Chapala Street (County Assessor Parcel Number: 037-245-012) in connection with the Lower Mission Creek Improvement and Restoration Project, Reach 2B Phase II District Project No. SC8042; b) Accept the Permanent Easement Deed, and Permanent Non-Exclusive Access and Staging Easement Deed conveying easement interests in the real property located at 317 Chapala Street Pass Action details Not available
20-00241 A-8)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Eastside Storm Drain Outlet Structure Reconstruction Project, First District, as follows: Acting as Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Approve and authorize the Public Works Director to advertise and receive bids for the Eastside Storm Drain Outlet Structure Reconstruction Project; and b) Determine that the Eastside Storm Drain Outlet Reconstruction Project is exempt from the provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act, pursuant to State California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines Section 15301, Repair and Maintenance of Existing Facilities, as set forth in the Notice of Exemption filed with the Clerk of the Board on that basis on December 9, 2019, and the proposed action is within the scope of that Notice of Exemption.Pass Action details Not available
20-00242 A-9)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Lower Mission Creek Flood Control Project Reach 2B/Phase 2 and Reach 3, First District, as follows: Acting as Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Reject all bids from the Lower Mission Creek Flood Control Project, Reach 2B/Phase 2 and Reach 3 bid opening on February 3, 2020; b) Authorize the Public Works Director to re-advertise and re-bid the Lower Mission Creek Flood Control Project, Reach 2B/Phase 2 and Reach 3; and c) Find that pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines section 15162, no substantial changes are proposed, there are no substantial changes in circumstances and no new information of substantial importance has come to light regarding environmental effects of the project or feasibility of mitigation measures and, therefore, this action is within the scope of the project covered by the Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement for the Lower Mission Creek Flood Control Project as well as the Findings, and Statement of Overriding Considerations approved and Pass Action details Not available
20-00243 A-10)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the A-Street Basin Weir Structure Reconstruction Project, Fourth District, as follows: Acting as Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Approve and authorize the Public Works Director to advertise and receive bids for the A-Street Basin Weir Structure Reconstruction Project; and b) Find that A-Street Basin Weir Structure Reconstruction Project is Maintenance and Repair of an Existing Facility with no expansion of the existing use and that the project is therefore exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to State CEQA Guidelines Section 15301, and direct the Clerk of the Board to post the Notice of Exemption.Pass Action details Not available
20-00246 A-11)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Request for Waiver of Competition in Purchase of Filtration Membranes at the Laguna County Sanitation District Wastewater Reclamation Plant, Third District, as follows: Acting as Board of Directors, Laguna County Sanitation District: a) Authorize the County Purchasing Agent/Chief Procurement Officer to procure membranes in an amount not to exceed $105,000.00 annually from Suez Water Technologies and Solutions (parent company of Zenon), not a local vendor, without being required to conduct a formal bid process annually through June 30, 2021; and b) Find that the proposed action is for the minor alteration of existing public facilities involving no expansion of the use beyond that which presently exists, and that the proposed action is therefore exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to 14 CCR 15301.Pass Action details Not available
20-00249 A-12)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding establishing Benefit Assessments for County Service Areas 3, 31, and the Santa Barbara North County Lighting District for Fiscal Year 2020-2021, Second, Third and Fourth Districts, as follows: (EST. TIME: 15 MIN.) Acting as the governing authority of County Service Area 3, County Service Area 31 and the Santa Barbara North County Lighting District: a) Receive and file Benefit Assessment Reports for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 for County Service Area 3, County Service Area 31, and the Santa Barbara North County Lighting District with the Clerk of the Board; b) Adopt a Resolution establishing streetlighting charges (no changes proposed), for County Service Areas 3 for Fiscal Year 2020-2021; c) Adopt a Resolution establishing streetlighting charges (no changes proposed), for County Service Areas 31 for Fiscal Year 2020-2021; d) Do not establish the benefit assessments (set to zero) in those portions of the Santa Barbara North County Lighting District authorized to do so for Fiscal Year 2020-2021; and e) Adopt the findings in the NPass Action details Not available
20-00251 A-13)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Measure A Program of Projects for Fiscal Year 2020-2021, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution for the Measure A Five-Year Local Program of Projects for Fiscal Years 2020-2021 through 2024-2025, for submittal to the Santa Barbara County Local Transportation Authority for acceptance; b) Reaffirm the existing distributions of Measure A revenues: 50 percent population and 50 percent lane miles for the South Coast, and 100 percent lane miles for North County; c) Reaffirm Resolution 10-101, which establishes priorities and policies for the use of the local portion of the one-half of one percent (1/2%) sales tax for the transportation needs in Santa Barbara County; d) Direct staff to prepare Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Road Maintenance Annual Plan based upon approved Measure A distribution formula; and e) Find the Measure A Five-Year Local Program of Projects for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 through 2024-2025 is exempt from the provisions of California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to 14 CCR 15301(c) (as the proposed project(s) consists of the operPass Action details Not available
20-00254 A-14)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Transportation Development Act Claim for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020-2021, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Public Works Director to file a $2,870,518.00 claim with the Santa Barbara County Association of Governments for an allocation of Transportation Development Act funds for FY 2020-2021; and b) Find that the proposed action does not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act, pursuant to 14 CCR 15378(b)(2) (continuing administrative or maintenance activities, such as purchases for supplies, personnel-related actions, general policy and procedure making), and will not result in direct or indirect physical changes to the environment.Pass Action details Not available
20-00257 A-15)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the approval of a Contract with Visus, LLC, to develop Survey Digital Intake and Review Web Application, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Visus, LLC, a local vendor, to develop a Survey Digital Intake and Review Web Application for a total contract amount not to exceed $117,645.00; b) Authorize the Director of Public Works or designee to approve change orders for a contingency amount up to $11,765.00; and c) Determine that the recommended actions do not constitute a project subject to environmental review and are exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5), finding that the actions are organizational or administrative activities of governments that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
20-00248 A-16)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an agreement with Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County for Enhanced Family Reunification Support Services, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement with Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County to provide Enhanced Family Reunification Support Services for a total contract amount not to exceed $180,000.00 for the period of July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021; 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
20-00233 A-17)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Allan Hancock Joint Community College District Election of 2006 Series F General Obligation Bonds, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Allan Hancock Joint Community College District to issue and sell bonds directly, in accordance with Education Code section 15140(b), in an amount not to exceed $11,230,867.50; and b) Determine that the above action does not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in 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) of the CEQA Guidelines.Pass Action details Not available
20-00256 A-18)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Carlos Escobedo to the Human Services Commission, term ending June 30, 2022, Fifth District.Pass Action details Not available
20-00258 A-19)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Niki Kozak to the Park Commission, term ending June 30, 2022, Fifth District.Pass Action details Not available
20-00250 A-20)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding County Service Area 12 (Mission Canyon Sewer District), Ordinance Relative to Sewer Connection Charges, Sewer Service Charges and Resolution Relative to Collection of Said Charges on the Tax Roll, First District, as follows: Acting as the governing authority of County Service Area 12: a) Consider the adoption (Second Reading) of an Ordinance to set sewer connection charges and increase sewer service charges for County Service Area 12; b) Adopt a Resolution authorizing the collection of said charges on the tax roll; and c) Determine that the above actions are exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15273(a)(1), (2), (3), and (4) of the State CEQA Guidelines because they are for the establishment of service charges for services provided with County Service Area 12, that no expansion of services or facilities will result, that the fees will be used for meeting operating expenses and financial reserve needs and requirements, and approve the filing of a Notice of Exemption on that basis.Pass Action details Not available
20-00252 A-21)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Laguna County Sanitation District, Ordinance Relative to Service Charges, Connection Charges, and Trunk Sewer Fees and Resolution Relative to Collection of Service Charges on the Tax Roll, Third, Fourth and Fifth Districts, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Laguna County Sanitation District: a) Consider the adoption (Second Reading) of an Ordinance Amending Ordinance Nos. 3130 and 4142 to Change the Annual Service Charge, Connection Charge, and the Dutard-Solomon and Bradley Solomon Trunk Sewer Fees; b) Consider the adoption of a Resolution authorizing the collection of said charges on the tax roll; and c) Determine that the above actions are exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15273(a)(1), (2), (3), and (4) of the State CEQA Guidelines because they are modifications of service charges, connection charges, and trunk line fees for the purposes of meeting operating and capital expenses, as well as for meeting financial reserve needs required to maintain services within this existing service Pass Action details Not available
20-00253 A-22)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Ordinance amending speed limits on various roads, effective 30 days after adoption, First, Third and Fourth Districts, as follows: a) Consider the adoption (Second Reading) of an Ordinance amending Santa Barbara County Code, Chapter 23, Sections 23-15.4, 23-15.5, 23-15.6, 23-15.7 and 23-15.8, pertaining to speed limits on Romero Canyon Road and Jameson Lane South in the unincorporated Montecito area of the First District, Refugio Road in the unincorporated Santa Ynez area of the Third District, and Clark Avenue and Rice Ranch Road in the unincorporated Orcutt area of the Fourth District; and b) Find that the proposed actions are for the operation and maintenance of an existing public facility, involving negligible, or no expansion of use beyond that which presently exists, that the proposed action is therefore exempt from California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to 14 CCR 15301, and approve and direct staff to file the Notice of Exemption on that basis.Pass Action details Not available
20-00263 A-23)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the acceptance of State COVID-19 Emergency Homelessness Funding, as follows: a) Approve and ratify the receipt of $351,371.72 in State COVID-19 Emergency Homelessness Funding (COVID-19 Funding) awarded to the Santa Maria/Santa Barbara County Continuum of Care (CoC); b) Approve and ratify the receipt of $323,271.37 in COVID-19 Funding awarded to County; c) Ratify the Community Services Director’s execution of the grant agreements, request for funds form, and government agency taxpayer ID form, and authorize him, or his designee, to execute all certifications, standard forms, and other related documents required for the acceptance and administration of the above-described COVID-19 Emergency Homelessness funds; and d) Determine that the recommended actions are not the approval of a project that is subject to environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5) and 15378(b)(4), finding that the recommended actions consist of administrative or fiscal activities of governmePass Action details Not available
20-00235 1)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding a Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Update, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR.) a) Receive and file a brief update on COVID-19 and Santa Barbara County’s response and operations; b) Provide any direction, as appropriate; and c) Determine that the above actions are not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), because pursuant to sections 153378(b)(4) and 15378(b)(5) the recommended actions consist of organizational, administrative or fiscal activities of government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Video Video
20-00255 2)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding a waiver of retirement exclusion for Katherine Macy for the Santa Barbara County Public Health Department (PHD) Fiscal Services Program, as follows: (EST. TIME: 5 MIN.) a) In accordance with California Government Code Section 7522.56(f)(1), certify that the appointment of retired County employee, Katherine Macy, Cost Analyst II, is necessary to fill a critical need in the Fiscal Division of the PHD, before 180 days have passed from the date of retirement; b) Approve and authorize the Public Health Department to hire retired Cost Analyst II, Katherine Macy, as an Extra Help employee to provide Fiscal Support; and c) Determine that the above actions are organizational and administrative activities of government that are not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15378(b)(5) of the CEQA Guidelines. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Video Video
20-00219 3)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Historic Landmark Advisory Commission’s designation of the Sheldon House as a County Historic Landmark, First District, as follows: (EST. TIME: 15 MIN.) a) Adopt a Resolution confirming the Historic Landmark Advisory Commission’s designation of the Sheldon House, located at 681 Buena Vista Drive, Santa Barbara, 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
20-00213 4)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding accepting the California Coastal Commission’s conditional certification of the Agricultural Employee Dwelling Coastal Zoning Ordinance amendment (Case No. 18ORD-00000-00003) as an amendment to the County’s certified Local Coastal Program, as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Receive notice of the California Coastal Commission’s conditional certification of an amendment to the County’s Local Coastal Program (Coastal Commission Case No. LCP-4-STB-18-0098-3-Part B), with five suggested modifications; b) Adopt a Resolution acknowledging receipt of the California Coastal Commission’s conditional certification with modifications, accepting and agreeing to the suggested modifications, agreeing to issue Coastal Development Permits for the total area included in the conditionally certified Local Coastal Program, and adopting the Local Coastal Program Amendment with the suggested modifications; c) Determine that the Board’s action is not subject to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Public Resources Code Section 2108Pass Action details Video Video