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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 6/2/2020 9:00 AM Minutes status: Approved  
Meeting location: REMOTE VIRTUAL PARTICIPATION ONLY
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20-00002  Agenda ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-EXISTING LITIGATION (Paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Government Code section 54956.9) Edmanuel Mercedes Espaillat et al. v. Jose Martin Del Campo Gil et al.; Superior Court of the State of California, Case Number 18CV00211 CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS (Subdivision (a) of Government Code section 54957.6) Employee organizations: Civil Attorneys Association of Santa Barbara County; Deputy District Attorneys Association; Engineers and Technicians Association; Santa Barbara County Deputy Sheriffs’ Association; Santa Barbara County Fire Fighters, Inc., Local 2046; Santa Barbara County Probation Peace Officers Association; Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Managers Association; Service Employees International Union, Local 620 and Local 721; Union of American Physicians and Dentists; Unrepresented employees, managers, and executives. Agency-designated representatives: County Executive Officer Mona Miyasato and Human Resources Director Maria Elena de Guevara. PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION (Paragraph (1) of subdivision (b) of Government Code sec  Action details Not available
20-00392 A-1)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Authorization for Year End Transfers and Revisions of Appropriations, as follows: a) Direct the Auditor-Controller to compile and record the transfers and revisions of appropriations necessary to close the County’s accounting records for all County Funds effective for the Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2020; pending approval by your Board at the July 7, 2020 and July 14, 2020 and August 18, 2020 meetings as well as the August 25, 2020 meeting if necessary; and b) Determine that the above actions are not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15378(c) of the CEQA Guidelines because they consist of the creation of government funding mechanisms 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
20-00398 A-2)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Auditor-Controller’s Report on the Statement of Assets of the Santa Barbara County Treasurer’s Investment Pool as of March 31, 2020, as follows: a) Receive and file the Auditor-Controller's Report on the Statement of Assets of the Santa Barbara County Treasurer’s Investment Pool as of March 31, 2020; and b) 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 the creation of government funding mechanisms 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
20-00364 A-3)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a contract renewal with Thomas Ramirez d.b.a. Southern Coast Janitorial, Fiscal Years (FY) 2020-2023, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a multiyear Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Thomas Ramirez d.b.a. Southern Coast Janitorial (a local vendor), for the provision of janitorial services at Behavioral Wellness facilities, for a total contract amount not to exceed $525,000.00 inclusive of a maximum amount of $175,000.00 per FY, for the period of July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2023; b) Delegate to the Director of the Department of Behavioral Wellness the authority to make immaterial changes to the Agreement without requiring a formal amendment thereto, subject to the Board’s authority to rescind this delegated authority at any time; 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 in a potentially significant physical impact on the environment, and are therefore not a project under Pass Action details Not available
20-00365 A-4)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a contract renewal with HumanGood NorCal dba Valle Verde Retirement Home, Fiscal Years (FY) 2020-2023, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with HumanGood NorCal, a California public benefit corporation, dba Valle Verde (a local vendor) for provision of meals and dietary services for the Psychiatric Health Facility and Crisis Stabilization Unit, for a contract amount not to exceed $156,000.00 per FY and for total contract amount not to exceed $468,000.00 for the period July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2023; b) Delegate to the Director of the Department of Behavioral Wellness the authority to make immaterial changes to the Agreement without requiring a formal amendment to the Agreement, subject to the Board’s ability to rescind this delegated authority at any time; and c) Determine that the above actions are government fiscal activities or funding mechanisms that do not involve any commitment to any specific project, which may result in a potentially significant impact on the enviroPass Action details Not available
20-00366 A-5)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Amendment to the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractors with Maxim Healthcare Staffing Services, Inc. for Fiscal Years (FY) 2018-2021, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Second Amendment to the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Maxim Healthcare Staffing Services, Inc., a Maryland corporation (not a local vendor), for the provision of locum tenens psychiatry services to reflect the Contractor’s corporate restructuring, add a Recreational Therapist position for FY 2020-2021, add language to allow temporary staff to move to permanent positions without incurring a placement fee, update certain other provisions as set forth in the Second Amended Agreement, extend the term of the Agreement to June 30, 2021, and add $900,000.00 for FY 2020-2021, and increase the maximum contract amount by $360,000.00 for FY 2019-2020 for a total contract maximum not to exceed $3,391,000.00 inclusive of $1,131,00.00 for FY 2018-2019, $1,360,00.00 for FY 2019-2020, and $900,000.00 for FY 2020-2021; b) Delegate to tPass Action details Not available
20-00391 A-6)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Management Information Systems (MIS) Contract Renewal with Krassons, Inc. Fiscal Year 2020-2021, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Support and Maintenance Agreement with Krassons, Inc., a California Corporation, (not a local vendor), for the continued provision of Electronic Health Record software support, maintenance, and programming services, for a total contract amount not to exceed $236,541.84 for the period July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to delegate to the Director of Behavioral Wellness or designee the authority to make immaterial changes to the Agreement without requiring a formal amendment, subject to the Board’s ability to rescind this delegated authority at any time; 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 in a potentially significant physical impact on the environment, and are therefore not a project under the California Environmental QualitPass Action details Not available
20-00368 A-7)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Behavioral Wellness Staffing Contract Renewals for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020-2022 with LocumTenens.com LLC and Traditions Behavioral Health, Inc., as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a multi-year Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with LocumTenens.com, LLC (not a local vendor) for the provision of locum tenens psychiatry services for FY 2020-2021, for a total contract maximum amount not to exceed $1,800,000.00 inclusive of $900,000.00 annually for the period of July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2022; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a multiyear Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Traditions Psychology Group, Inc., dba Traditions Behavioral Health (not a local vendor) for the provision of locum tenens psychiatry services, for a total contract maximum amount not to exceed $3,344,000.00 inclusive of $1,672,000.00 annually for the period of July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2022; c) Approve and authorize the Behavioral Wellness Director (or designee) to amend the agreements for immaterial changePass Action details Not available
20-00376 A-8)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Contract Renewal with Child Abuse Listening and Meditation (CALM) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020-2021, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with CALM, a California nonprofit corporation (and local vendor), for the provision of mental health services for FY 2020-2021, for a total contract maximum amount not to exceed $3,046,311.00 for the period of July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021; b) Delegate to the Behavioral Wellness Director, or designee, the authority to make immaterial changes to the agreement, amend the staffing requirements of a particular program; reallocate funds between funding sources during the term of the agreement, as long as there is no change to the Maximum Contract Amount; and amend the program goals, outcomes, and measures in Exhibit E, all without needing to return to the Board for a formal amendment to the Agreement, subject to the Board’s authority to rescind this delegated authority at any time; and c) Determine that the above actions are governmePass Action details Not available
20-00369 A-9)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Amendment with Barton and Associates, Inc. for Fiscal Years (FY) 2018-2021, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Second Amendment to the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Barton and Associates, Inc., a Delaware corporation, d.b.a. Barton Medical, Inc. (not a local vendor), for the provision of locum tenens psychiatry, nursing, and physician assistant services to increase the maximum contract amount by $180,000.00 for FY 2019-2020, extend the term of the Agreement to June 30, 2021, and add $2,000,000.00 for FY 2020-2021, for a total contract maximum not to exceed $6,469,800.00 inclusive of a contract total amount not to exceed $2,270,000.00 for FY 2018-2019, $2,199,800.00 for FY 2019-2020, and $2,000,000.00 for FY 2020-2021; b) Approve and authorize the Behavioral Wellness Director to amend Exhibit A (Statement of Work) and Exhibit B-1 (Schedule of Fees) of the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Barton & Associates, Inc. to add positions and/or approve rate changes not to exceed 10 pePass Action details Not available
20-00363 A-10)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Contract with Robert Half International Inc., as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement with Robert Half International Inc. doing business through its divisions Accountemps and Office Team to provide qualified temporary staff for election-related work, for a term ending June 30, 2021 and an amount not to exceed $600,000.00; and b) Determine pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5) that the above action is not a project subject to CEQA review because the action consists of organizational and administrative activities of governments that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
20-00396 A-11)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a response to the 2019-2020 Grand Jury Report: Cyber Attacks Threaten Santa Barbara County, as follows: a) Consider and adopt the responses as the Board of Supervisors’ response to the 2019-2020 Grand Jury report entitled “Cyber Attacks Threaten Santa Barbara County”; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the letter and forward the letter and responses to the Presiding Judge of Santa Barbara County Superior Court; and c) Determine pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines 15378(b)(5) that the above actions are not a project subject to CEQA review, because they are government administrative activities that do not result in direct or indirect physical changes to the environment.Pass Action details Not available
20-00397 A-12)Administrative ItemApprove Budget Revision Requests. (4/5 Vote Required)Pass Action details Not available
20-00337 A-13)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an agreement with the State of California for Fire Protection to State Responsibility Area (SRA) Lands, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the State of California Standard Agreement (STD 213) with the State of California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) for fire protection services to SRAs for the period July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2023 in the amount not to exceed $45,608,540.00; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Contractor Certification Clause; 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.Pass Action details Not available
20-00371 A-14)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Reappointment of County Members to the First 5 Children and Families Commission, as follows: a) Approve the reappointment of the following individuals as regular County Members of the First 5 Children and Families Commission of Santa Barbara County, for a term of July 1, 2020, through June 30, 2021: i) Dr. Henning Ansorg, County Health Officer representing the Public Health Department; ii) Tanja Heitman, Chief Probation Officer representing the Probation Department; and iii) Daniel Nielson, Director representing the Department of Social Services; b) Approve the reappointment of Suzanne Grimmesey, MFT, PIO/Chief Quality Care and Strategy Officer representing the Department of Behavioral Wellness, as an alternate County Member of the First 5 Children and Families Commission of Santa Barbara County, for a term of July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021; and c) 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 adminisPass Action details Not available
20-00359 A-15)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Amendment for COVID-19 Related Countywide Security Services to Triumph Protection Group Board Contract (BC) 19-102, as follows: a) Find in accordance with Government Code section 31000, that the County does not have employee resources to complete the security services to be performed by Triumph Protection Group and that the County’s economic interests are best served by the contracts; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Second Amendment to BC19-102 with Triumph Protection Group (a local vendor) increasing the total contract amount by $600,000.00 for a total contract amount not to exceed $1,650,000.00; c) Authorize the Director of General Services to approve additional Amendments to this Agreement within the amount not to exceed $82,500.00 (5% of contract amount); and d) 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 organization or administrative activities of governments that will not result iPass Action details Video Video
20-00360 A-16)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Amendment for COVID-19 Related Countywide Janitorial Services to Big Green Cleaning Company Board Contract (BC) 17228 and BC17229, as follows: a) Find in accordance with Government Code section 31000, that the County does not have employee resources to complete the custodial work to be performed by Big Green Cleaning Company and that the County’s economic interests are served by the contracts; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Fourth Amendment to BC17-228 with Big Green Cleaning Company (a local vendor) increasing the total contract amount by $300,000.00 for a total contract amount not to exceed $5,753,372.00; c) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Third Amendment to BC17-229 with Big Green Cleaning Company (a local vendor) increasing the total contract amount by $200,000.00 for a total contract amount not to exceed $575,000.00; d) Authorize the Director of General Services to approve additional Amendments to BC17-228 with Big Green Cleaning Company in the amount not-to-exceed $287,670.00 (5% of Contract); e) AuthorPass Action details Not available
20-00377 A-17)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Northern Branch Jail Project, Amendment No. 3 to T.Y.R. Inc. and Kitchell CEM, Inc. Amendment No. 5; Third District, as follows: a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 3 to the Contract with T.Y.R. Inc. of Costa Mesa, CA, to extend services through the revised contract term and to increase the maximum compensation limit from $816,853.00 to $892,944.00 (an increase of $76,091.00) for Construction Inspector/ Inspector of Record Services for Santa Barbara County Northern Branch Jail Project No. 8600; b) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 5 to the Professional Services Agreement (Agreement) for Construction Management, Commissioning, Architectural and Engineering Professional Services with Kitchell/CEM, Inc., to extend services through the revised contract term and to increase compensation by $607,819.00 for those Additional Services, including $216,369.00 in extended construction management services, $379,450.00 for architectural and engineering services, and $12,000.00 for CommissioningPass Action details Not available
20-00384 A-18)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Five Year Capital Improvement Program (CIP), Fiscal Year (FY) 2020-2021 through FY 2024-2025, as follows: a) Receive and file the Five Year CIP Summary, FY 2020-2021 through FY 2024-2025; b) Review and grant preliminary, non-binding conceptual approval of the projects contained in the CIP and listed in the New Project Index; c) Refer new CIP Projects to the Planning Commission and request analysis of these projects proposed for planning, initiation, or construction in future FYs for conformity with the County Comprehensive Plan per Government Code 65401 and 65402; and d) Determine that the proposed actions do not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines section 15378(b)(5) as they consist of organizational or administrative activities of government that will not result in direct or indirect changes in the environment; and that the proposed actions do not constitute “Approval” within the meaning of CEQA Guidelines section 15352 as they do not commit the County to a dePass Action details Not available
20-00358 A-19)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Proposed Vacation and Sale of Portion of Camino Arroyo Road Right-of-Way, Santa Ynez, Third District, (R/P File No.: 003713), as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to direct General Services to sell to Randolf and Janice Stone (Buyer) the County’s excess, fee simple road right-of-way consisting of a portion of Camino Arroyo Road (Portion) located adjacent to 1182 Cuesta Avenue, Santa Ynez (County Assessor Parcel Number 143-341-007) (Property) for $7,500.00; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to direct General Services to execute a drainage easement across the easterly part of the Portion in favor of John William Ward and Ayla Renee Ward; c) Adopt the Resolution and Summary Order to Vacate a County Road vacating the County’s fee simple interest in the Portion, and reserving public utility easements for existing in-place utilities for Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Santa Ynez River Water Conservation District 1, Santa Ynez Community Services District, Frontier Communications, and Comcast Communications; d) Approve and authoriPass Action details Not available
20-00373 A-20)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Health Resources and Services Administration Grants for COVID-19 Activities during Fiscal Years (FY) 2019-2020 and 2020-2021, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Public Health Department Director to accept and receive supplemental funding for Health Centers through the Health Resources and Services Administration Grant Award H8CCS34088 from the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act 2020 for the period of March 15, 2020 through March 14, 2021 in the amount of $77,502.00; b) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Public Health Department Director to accept and receive funding through the Health Resources and Services Administration Grant Award H8DCS35548 from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act HR 748 for the period of April 1, 2020 through March 31, 2020 in the amount of $1,053,665.00; c) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Public Health Department Director to accept and receive funding for expanding capacity for coronavirus testing through the Health ResourcePass Action details Not available
20-00374 A-21)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Santa Maria Levee Corridor Study Grant, Third and Fifth Districts, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution to approve the award of a $40,000.00 Coastal Conservancy grant to study the Santa Maria Levee Corridor; and to accept the grant funding upon execution of the grant agreement; b) Approve and authorize the Director of Public Works, or designee, to execute a grant agreement with the Coastal Conservancy for the Santa Maria Levee Corridor project in a form substantially similar to the Standard Agreement, upon concurrence from County Counsel and the Auditor controller, and to execute related forms and certifications required to fulfill the terms and conditions of the approved grant agreement; and c) 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 phPass Action details Video Video
20-00375 A-22)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Adopting Parking Restrictions on Floradale Avenue, Third District, as follows: a) Adopt the Resolution to establish new parking restrictions on Floradale Avenue; and b) Find that the proposed action is 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(c), and approve and direct staff to file a Notice of Exemption on that basis.Pass Action details Not available
20-00378 A-23)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding County Service Area No. 41, Cebada Canyon Road Maintenance Assessments for Fiscal Year 2020-2021, Fourth District, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution establishing road maintenance charges (with no increase in benefit assessment) for County Service Area No. 41 for Fiscal Year 2020-2021; and b) Find that the proposed action is for the establishment, modification, structuring, restructuring, or approval of rates, tolls, fares, or other charges by public agencies which the public agency finds are for the purpose of meeting operating expenses; that the proposed action is therefore exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to guidelines 14 CCR 15273(a) (1).Pass Action details Not available
20-00380 A-24)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Authority to Award Construction and Engineering Construction Quality Assurance (CQA) Contracts for the South Coast Recycling and Transfer Station Tunnel Repair Project, County Project 828367, Second District, as follows: a) Approve plans and specifications for the South Coast Recycling and Transfer Station Tunnel Repair Project, on file in the Public Works Department office; b) Award the construction contract in the amount of $201,300.00 to the lowest responsible bidder, Brough Construction, Inc. (a Tri-County Vendor) 634 Printz Road, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420, subject to the provision of documents and certifications, as set forth in the plans and specifications applicable to the project, as required under California Law; c) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the construction contract, which has been reviewed and approved by County Counsel, Auditor-Controller and Risk Manager, or their authorized representatives; d) Authorize the Public Works Director or designee to approve change orders to the contract with Brough Construction, Inc. foPass Action details Not available
20-00381 A-25)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Professional Services Agreements with Geosyntec Consultants Inc., for regulatory compliance consulting services at County-owned/operated solid waste facilities, First and Third Districts, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an agreement for groundwater and landfill gas compliance consulting services with Geosyntec Consultants (a local vendor) for the amount not to exceed $374,860.00 for a term of July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an agreement for stormwater compliance consulting services with Geosyntec Consultants for the amount not to exceed $179,900.00 for a term of July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021; and c) Determine that the above actions are not a “project” under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15378(b)(5), because they consist of organizational or administrative activities of governments that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
20-00383 A-26)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Tajiguas Sanitary Landfill Phase 3 Part 2 Partial Final Closure and Groundwater Protection System Phase IIIE, County Project Nos. 129913 and 828380, Third District, as follows: a) Review and approve the Statement of Final Quantities for work performed and materials supplied for this project by the contractor, Whitaker Construction Group, Inc. in the amount of $1,894,813.48; b) Approve and authorize Amendment No. 1 to Agreement BC 19-353 for construction quality assurance services with Geosyntec Consultants (a local vendor) to increase the scope of services to include compliance support at the Tajiguas Landfill and increase the agreement amount by $20,000.00, for a revised total amount not to exceed of $180,625.00; and c) Determine that the proposed actions are not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to 14 CCR 15378(b)(5), because they consist of administrative activities of governments that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
20-00385 A-27)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding additions and certification of total miles in the County Maintained Road System, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution accepting Club House Court into the County Maintained Road System; b) Adopt a Resolution certifying the total mileage included in the County Maintained Road System; 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)(5) (Organizational or administrative activities of governments that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment).Pass Action details Not available
20-00386 A-28)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Competitive Bid Waiver for Purchase of Traffic Signal and Lighting Components, as follows: a) Authorize the Purchasing Agent to waive competitive bidding to procure traffic device components, parts, supplies and services used in installation and repair of traffic devices, including traffic signal and lighting equipment, without competitive bids, on an as-needed basis, effective through June 30, 2023, with a maximum annual aggregate limit of $1,000,000.00; and b) Determine that the proposed action is not a “project” under the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to Section 14 CCR 15378, as it involves administrative and other general policy and procedure making activities that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes to the environment.Pass Action details Not available
20-00388 A-29)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the State of California 2019-2020 Exchange and State Match Program, Agreement for the Exchange of Federal Highway Dollars, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the agreement with the State of California, Department of Transportation, for the exchange of Federal Highway dollars for Non-Federal State Highway Account dollars, for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019-2020 apportionments in the amount of $558,115.00; b) Approve and authorize the Director of Public Works or designee to apportion these Regional Surface Transportation Program funds to the City of Buellton, the City of Guadalupe and the City of Solvang for FY 2019-2020, in the amounts established under Section 182.6(d)(1) of the Streets and Highways Code and by Santa Barbara County Association of Governments guidelines; and c) 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)(4) (continuing administrative or maintenance activities, such as purchases for supplies, personnel-Pass Action details Not available
20-00210 A-30)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an agreement to provide street sweeping for emergency 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 the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor in the amount not-to-exceed $500,000.00 for street sweeping and dust control services with Surface Management, Inc. (a local vendor) for the period of June 2, 2020 through June 30, 2021; and b) Determine that the work to be performed under this contract is categorically exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to State CEQA Guidelines Section 15301, as it consists of the maintenance of existing public facilities involving no expansion of use; and direct staff to file a Notice of Exemption with the Clerk of the Board.Pass Action details Not available
20-00379 A-31)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Amendment to Professional Services Agreement with Stantec, Incorporated for Design of Recycled Water Distribution System to Waller Park, Third and Fourth Districts, as follows: Acting as Board of Directors, Laguna County Sanitation District: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 7 to the professional services agreement with Stantec, Incorporated to extend the contract period to June 30, 2021 for the design of a recycled water distribution system to serve Waller County Park; and b) Find that the proposed action does not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of the California Quality Act, pursuant to 14 CCR 15378(b)(5), in that it is a government administrative activity that will not result in direct or indirect changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
20-00367 A-32)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Sacramento County Department of Human Services for the provision of Cash Assistance Program for Immigrants, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the County of Santa Barbara Department of Social Services Director to execute an MOU with Sacramento County Department of Human Services, for the provision of the Cash Assistance Program for Immigrants, for the period commencing July 1, 2020 and ending June 30, 2025; b) Delegate authority to the Director of Social Services, or designee, to execute renewals of the MOUs for the Cash Assistance Program for Immigrants in the renewal and provided that Social Services obtains concurrence from County Counsel; and c) Determine that the approval and execution of the MOU is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3), finding that the execution of the MOU is 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 itPass Action details Video Video
20-00372 A-33)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Agreement with Martha Yepez for Contractor on Payroll/Cuyama Family Resource Center Coordinator, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Agreement with Martha Yepez for Services of Contractor on Payroll as the Cuyama Valley Family Resource Center Coordinator for a total contract amount not to exceed $91,220.00 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
20-00389 A-34)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Second Amendment to the Agreement with Good Samaritan Shelter to provide Alcohol and Drug Treatment Services to Child Welfare Services Clients, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Second Amendment to the Agreement with Good Samaritan Shelter (a local vendor), to provide Alcohol and Drug Treatment Services to Child Welfare Services clients in the amount not to exceed $200,000.00 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)(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.Pass Action details Not available
20-00362 A-35)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding 2020-2021 Veterans’ Services Office -Subvention and Medi-Cal Cost Avoidance Programs, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the California Department of Veterans’ Affairs Subvention Certificate of Compliance, Fiscal Year 2020-2021; and b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the California Department of Veterans Affairs Annual Medi-Cal Cost Avoidance Program Certificate of Compliance, Fiscal Year 2020-2021.Pass Action details Not available
20-00393 A-36)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Mariko Tabar to the Arts Commission, term ending January 1, 2023, Second District.Pass Action details Not available
20-00394 A-37)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Alex Rodriguez to the Library Advisory Committee, term ending July 1, 2021, Second District.Pass Action details Not available
20-00395 A-38)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Steve Minjarez to the Human Services Commission, term ending June 30, 2023, Second District.Pass Action details Not available
20-00390 A-39)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the applicant’s appeal of the Planning Commission’s denial of the Carpinteria Valley Farms Helistop, Case No. 19APL-00000-00029, First District, as follows: (EST. TIME: 3 HR.) a) Deny the appeal, Case No. 19APL-00000-00029; b) Make the required findings for denial of the project, Case Nos. 19CUP-00000-00004 and 19CDP-00000-00055, including California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) findings; c) Determine that the project is exempt from CEQA pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15270(a); and d) Deny the project de novo (Case No 19CUP-00000-00004 and 19CDP-00000-00055). COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Not available
20-00281 1)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding a Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Update, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR. 30 MIN.) 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 15378(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
20-00399 2)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the confirmation and supersession of Emergency Rule No. 1 by adopting an Urgency Ordinance to authorize Public Works Director to temporarily issue special encroachment permits for operations by businesses and community entities in County roadway rights-of-way during the COVID-19 pandemic response, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) (EST. TIME: 15 MIN.) a) Confirm and supersede Emergency Rule No. 1 of the Director of Emergency Services issued on May 20, 2020 by adopting an Urgency Ordinance amending Chapter 28 of the Santa Barbara County Code to add Chapter 28B, sections 28B-1 through 28B-12, which authorizes the Public Works Director to issue special encroachment permits for operations by businesses and community entities in County roadway rights-of-way until December 16, 2020 or the proclaimed Santa Barbara County Local Emergency from the COVID-19 virus is terminated, whichever is earlier, pursuant to Government Code sections 8634, 25123, and 25131 and California Governor Newsom’s Executive Orders N-33-20 and N-60-20; b) Find that the temPass Action details Video Video
20-00400 3)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the confirmation of emergency Rule No. 2 temporarily suspending County Code Chapter 35 Zoning Regulations and Permit Restrictions, including conditions of approval, on wineries and wine tasting rooms serving food, as long as compliant with state laws regulating retail food and alcohol and state and local directives regarding reopening of businesses, as follows: (EST. TIME: 15 MIN.) a) Pursuant to Santa Barbara County Code section 12-5(b)(1), confirm Emergency Rule No. 2 that the Director of Emergency Services issued on May 25, 2020, temporarily suspending Chapter 35 permit restrictions, including conditions of approval, and any zoning development standards or regulations that otherwise prohibit or limit wineries and wine tasting rooms from serving food, as long as compliant with State law regulating retail food and alcohol and local directives regarding reopening of businesses. Emergency Rule No. 2 is in effect until: 1) December 16, 2020; or 2) the proclaimed Santa Barbara County Local Emergency from the COVID-19 virus is terminated; orPass Action details Video Video
20-00361 4)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Behavioral Wellness Fee Ordinance, Fiscal Year (FY) 2020-2021 Published Charges, as follows: a) Consider and adopt the Ordinance (Second Reading) to adjust the Santa Barbara County Department of Behavioral Wellness Published Charges for inpatient and outpatient mental health services, effective 30 days after adoption by the Board of Supervisors; and b) Determine that these activities are exempt from 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 potentially significant physical impact on the environment.Pass Action details Video Video
20-00317 5)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Flood Control Benefit Assessment Program for Fiscal Year 2020-2021, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Make a determination upon each assessment described in the Report filed by the Board at the June 2, 2020 meeting and direct staff to record the Report; b) Adopt the Resolution confirming Flood Control Benefit Assessment for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 and direct staff to record the Resolution; c) Consider the adoption (second reading) of an Ordinance amending Ordinance 3150, the Flood Control Benefit Assessment Ordinance, Relating to Benefit Assessments for Flood Control Services imposing Flood Control Benefit Assessments for Fiscal Year 2020-2021; and d) Find that the assessment revenue will be used for meeting operating expenses, including employee wage rates and fringe benefits, purchasing or leasing supplies, equipment, or materials, meeting financial reserve needs and requirements and obtaining funds for capital projects necessary to maintain service within existing service arePass Action details Video Video
20-00382 6)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding California Coastal Commission’s conditional certification of an amendment to the Local Coastal Program regarding the Agricultural Employee Dwellings Coastal Zoning Ordinance amendment, as follows: (EST. TIME: 45 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; and b) Either: i) Accept the suggested modifications: 1) 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; 2) Determine that the Board’s action is not subject to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Public Resources Code Section 21080.9 Pass Action details Video Video
20-00387 7)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the County Planning Commission-recommended Ordinances to amend the County Land Use and Development Code (LUDC) and the Article II Coastal Zoning Ordinance (Article II), to implement new development standards and permit requirements regarding certain commercial cannabis activities, as follows: (EST. TIME: 3 HR.) a) Consider recommendations regarding LUDC Amendment (Case No. 19ORD-00000-00009), as follows: i) Make the required findings for approval, including California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) findings; ii) After considering the Final Program Environmental Impact Report (EIR) adopted for the Cannabis Land Use Ordinance and Licensing Program (17EIR-00000-00003), determine that as reflected in the CEQA findings, no subsequent environmental document shall be prepared for this project pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15162; and adoption of the LUDC Amendment (Case No. 19ORD-00000-00009) is within the scope of the program approved earlier, and the Final Program EIR adopted for the Cannabis Land Use Ordinance and Licensing ProPass Action details Video Video