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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 8/18/2020 9:00 AM Minutes status: Approved  
Meeting location: REMOTE VIRTUAL PARTICIPATION ONLY
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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
20-00626 A-1)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming August 9, 2020 through August 15, 2020 as National Health Center Week in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
20-00587 A-2)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the of month of August 2020 as Child Support Awareness Month in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
20-00595 A-3)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Auditor-Controller’s Report on Fiscal Year 2019-2020 County Vendor Payments Greater than $100,000.00, as follows: a) Receive and file the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Report of County Vendor Payments Greater than $100,000.00; 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
20-00596 A-4)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Approving the operation of Revenue and Taxation Code Section 531.2(c), as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution in the Matter of Approving the Operation of Revenue and Taxation Code Section 531.2(c), authorizing the proration of escape assessment taxes between transferor and transferee; and b) Determine that the above action is 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), finding that the action involves government organizational or administrative activities that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes to the environment.Pass Action details Not available
20-00600 A-5)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Fiscal Year-End 2019-2020 Transfers and Revisions of Appropriations, as follows: a) Approve Budget Revisions and transfers necessary to close the County’s accounting records for County funds for the Fiscal Year ended June 30, 2020 (Fiscal Year 2019-2020) which require a majority approval vote (3/5) from the Board of Supervisors; b) Approve Budget Revisions and transfers necessary to close the County’s accounting records for County funds for the Fiscal Year ended June 30, 2020 (Fiscal Year 2019-2020) which require 4/5 approval vote from the Board of Supervisors; and c) 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
20-00601 A-6)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Fiscal Year (FY) 2019-2020 Residual Fund Balance Budget Revision Requests, as follows: (4/5 Vote required) a) Approve Budget Revisions necessary to restrict or commit residual fund balance resulting from operations in Special Revenue, Debt Service, and Capital Project funds at the FY ended June 30, 2020 (FY 2019-2020); 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
20-00597 A-7)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Behavioral Wellness’ Fiscal Years (FYs) 2020-2023 Mental Health Services Act Three-Year Program and Expenditure Plan, as follows: a) Approve and adopt the FYs 2020-2023 Department of Behavioral Wellness’ Mental Health Services Act Three-Year Program and Expenditure Plan, which was developed in accordance with Welfare and Institutions Code sections 5847-5848 and California Department of Healthcare Services requirements; and b) Determine that the above-recommended actions are exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) per CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(4) since the recommended actions are governmental fiscal activities which do not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant impact on the environment.Pass Action details Not available
20-00598 A-8)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Institute for Mental Disease Contract Renewal: Merced Behavioral Center Fiscal Year (FY) 2020-2023, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with CF Merced Behavioral, LLC dba Merced Behavioral Center, a California limited liability company (not a local vendor), for the provision of mental health services and residential treatment services for a total contract amount not to exceed $1,500,000.00, inclusive of $500,000.00 per FY, for the period July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2023; b) Delegate to the Director of the Department of Behavioral Wellness or designee the authority to make immaterial changes to the Agreement; reallocate funds between funding sources or programs or agree to rates other than the Per Diem Rates for special circumstances 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 Exhibits E of the Agreement, all without requiring formal amendment thereto aPass Action details Not available
20-00599 A-9)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Amendment to the Agreement with LAGS Spine and Sportscare Medical Centers, Inc. for Drug Medi-Cal Organized Delivery System (DMC- ODS) Fiscal Year (FY) 2018-2021, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute a First Amendment to the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with LAGS Spine and Sportscare Medical Centers, Inc., a California Corporation (a local vendor), to update provisions to the Agreement for compliance with state and federal regulations with no change in the multi-year maximum contract amount of $1,625,201.00, inclusive of $366,981.00 for FY 2018-2019; $629,110.00 for FY 2019-2020; and $629,110.00 for FY 2020-2021, for the period of December 1, 2018 to June 30, 2021; b) Delegate to the Director of the Department of Behavioral Wellness, or her designee, the authority to reallocate funds between funding sources; to adjust the provisional rate at her discretion during the term of the Agreement without altering the maximum contract amount; to make immaterial changes to the Agreement; and to amend Pass Action details Not available
20-00602 A-10)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Alcohol and Drug Prevention Services Contract Renewals with Fighting Back Santa Maria Valley Fiscal Year (FY) 2020-2022, Future Leaders of America FY 2020-2022, Santa Ynez Valley People Helping People FY 2020-2022, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Fighting Back Santa Maria Valley, a California nonprofit public benefit corporation (a local vendor), for the provision of substance use prevention services for a total maximum contract amount not to exceed $240,000.00 for the period of July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2022; b) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Future Leaders of America, a California nonprofit public benefit corporation (not a local vendor), for the provision of substance use prevention services for a total maximum contract amount not to exceed $240,000.00 for the period of July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2022; c) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute the AgreemePass Action details Video Video
20-00603 A-11)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Amendment to Drug Medi-Cal Organized Delivery System (DMC-ODS) Service Contracts, Fiscal Years (FYs) 2018-2021, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Director of the Department of Behavioral Wellness to execute agreements amending the DMC-ODS multi-year agreements listed below in form and content substantially similar to the DMC-ODS Amendment Template to comply with Department of Health Care Services requirements and resulting changes in Behavioral Wellness policies and procedures with no change to the maximum contract amounts: i) Coast Valley Worship Center, Second Amendment FYs 2018-2021 (12/1/2018 - 6/30/2021); ii) Sanctuary Centers of Santa Barbara, Inc., Second Amendment FYs 2018-2021 (12/1/2018 - 6/30/2021); iii) Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, Third Amendment FYs 2018-2021 (12/1/2018 - 6/30/2021); iv) Family Services Agency, Fourth Amendment FYs 2018-2021 (12/1/2018 - 6/30/2021); and v) Tarzana Treatment Centers, Inc., First Amendment FYs 2018-2021(12/1/2018 - 6/30/2021); b) Delegate to the Director of Behavioral WPass Action details Not available
20-00604 A-12)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an agreement with Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse (CADA) for PC 1000/DUI Program Services, Fiscal Years (FYs) 2020-2023, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute a multi-year Revenue Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with CADA, a California non-profit corporation (a local vendor), for the provision of DUI and PC 1000 Program Services, with a projected revenue of $9,000.00 per year for the period of July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2023; 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 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, 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 CalifornPass Action details Not available
20-00605 A-13)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a first amendment to the agreement with Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County (CAC), Fiscal Year (FY) 2019-2022, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute a First Amendment to the Agreement, referenced as BC 19-250, for Services of Independent Contractor with CAC (a local vendor) to delete, add, or otherwise modify the language of the Agreement in Exhibits A-1 MHS General Provisions, A-2 Statement of Work: MHS Head Start, A-3 Statement of Work: MHS New Heights Full Service Partnership, and B Financial Provisions MHS to accommodate changes in service needs and to comply with county, state, and federal requirements with no change to the Maximum Contract Amount of $3,535,635.00 for the period of July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2022, inclusive of $1,178,545.00 per FY, and to incorporate the terms and conditions set forth in the Agreement approved by the Board of Supervisors on June 18, 2019; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to delegate to the Director of the Department of Behavioral Wellness, or designee, thPass Action details Not available
20-00582 A-14)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Amendment to the Voting System and Services Agreement with Dominion Voting Systems, Inc., as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute a First Amendment to the Voting System and Services Agreement with Dominion Voting Systems, Inc. (Agreement) for the purchase of an 821D HiPro InterScan ballot scanner and ImageCast Central (HSS-ICC) workstation, software, support and training; to add election ballot definition and services pricing for all elections; to increase the not-to-exceed amount from $1,600,000.00 to $2,400,000.00; and to update the Pricing and Payment Schedule which includes additional annual software license fees and optional hardware warranty extensions; b) Authorize the County Clerk-Recorder-Assessor, or designee, to approve and sign amendments to the components and services of the Agreement, with the concurrence of County Counsel, Auditor-Controller and Risk Management, if the total cost of the amendments does not exceed 10% of the Agreement’s not-to-exceed amount; c) Approve Budget RevisionPass Action details Not available
20-00634 A-15)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act Contract, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution authorizing the County Clerk, Recorder, and Assessor to enter into an agreement with the California Secretary of State for reimbursement of funds from the CARES Act to be used for election-related activities to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus for the 2020 Federal election cycle in an amount not to exceed $851,622.00; 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 Video Video
20-00635 A-16)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Poll Worker Compensation, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution which provides for an hourly-pay compensation for poll workers effective for the November 2020, General Election; and b) 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 administrative activities of the County that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
20-00636 A-17)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Computacenter Fusionstorm Inc. Service Contract, as follows: (4/5 Vote required) a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an agreement with Computacenter Fusionstorm Inc. for technology services to procure hardware, create Polling Place Kits and stage and support the polling place locations for the November 3, 2020, General Election in an amount not-to-exceed $1,296,197.18; b) Delegate authority to the County Clerk-Recorder-Assessor or designee to enter into change orders totaling up to 10% of that not-to-exceed amount, or $129,619.72; c) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0007182 to increase Services and Supplies appropriations for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 by $1,296,198.00 in the Department of Clerk-Recorder-Assessor Fund 0001; and d) Determine pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5) that the above actions 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 cPass Action details Not available
20-00590 A-18)Administrative ItemCity of Goleta - Approve the request of the City of Goleta to consolidate a General Municipal Election to be held on November 3, 2020 with the Statewide General Election to be held on that date pursuant to Elections Code Section 10403. (APPROVE AND REFER TO THE COUNTY CLERK-RECORDER-ASSESSOR)Pass Action details Not available
20-00432 A-19)Administrative ItemCity of Solvang - Approve the requests of the City of Solvang, as follows: a) Accept the certificate of sufficiency of signatures on the petition to recall Council Member Niels Chris Djernaes and scheduling the call for election to occur on July 27, 2020; b) Call for the holding of a General Municipal Election to be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 for the submission of the question of the recall of certain officers and the election of candidates to fill the vacancy or vacancies if the recall prevails; and c) Consolidate the recall election to be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 with the Statewide General Election to be held on that date pursuant to Section 10403 of the Elections Code. (APPROVE AND REFER TO THE COUNTY CLERK-RECORDER-ASSESSOR)Pass Action details Not available
20-00620 A-20)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Project Roomkey COVID-19 Homeless Task Force Response and Request to Ratify Execution of a Contract with Santa Barbara Hotel Group and a First Amendment of an Executed Professional Services Contract with PATH, as follows: a) Approve and ratify the Emergency Occupancy Agreement between the County and the Santa Barbara Hotel Group for use on a month-to-month basis of a hotel located in Southern Santa Barbara County as non-congregate sheltering in response to COVID-19; b) Authorize the Director of Emergency Services, or designee, until otherwise ordered by the Board, to continue utilizing the Emergency Occupancy Agreement to provide non-congregate sheltering in response to the COVID-19 pandemic for payments due under Section 4, in an amount not to exceed $900,000.00; c) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the First Amendment to the PATH Agreement increasing the PATH Agreement by $74,000.00 to a not to exceed amount of $111,000.00; d) Ratify receipt of State Project Roomkey Funding from the California Department of Social ServicPass Action details Video Video
20-00619 A-21)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Execution of Sub-recipient Agreement Providing California Emergency Solutions and Housing Program (CESH) Funds to Partners In Housing Solutions for Flexible Housing Subsidy Pool Project, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a sub-recipient agreement for the distribution of $229,777.00 of CESH program funds to Partners In Housing Solutions, for their Flexible Housing Subsidy Pool Project; and b) Determine that the recommended action is not the acceptance and approval of a project that is subject to environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(4), finding that the project is a creation of government funding mechanisms or other government fiscal activities, which do not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant physical impact on the environment.Pass Action details Not available
20-00621 A-22)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Acceptance of Arts Emergency Preparedness Sub-Grant to Assist Arts and Culture Venues, as follows: (4/5 Vote required) a) Approve the receipt of a $65,700.00 Arts Emergency Preparedness Sub-Grant awarded to the Santa Barbara County Office of Arts and Culture to support emergency preparedness for arts and culture venues and authorize the Chair to execute the agreement between LYRASIS as sub-grantor and the County as sub-grantee; b) Approve the Budget Revision Request No. 0007172 to receive the Arts Emergency Preparedness Sub-Grant award; and c) 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 governments that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
20-00575 A-23)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Outside Counsel Contract with The Sutton Law Firm, as follows: (4/5 Vote required) a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Professional Legal Services with The Sutton Law Firm, with a not-to-exceed amount of $25,000.00 and a term ending July 20, 2022; and b) 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 administrative activities of government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Video Video
20-00622 A-24)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Exempting Fiscal and Policy Analyst Positions in the County Executive Office from the Civil Service System, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution which exempts the positions filled by employees hired to perform Fiscal and Policy Analyst assignments in the County Executive Office from the County’s civil service system; 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 potential physical impacts 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
20-00641 A-25)Administrative ItemApprove Budget Revision Requests. (4/5 Vote Required)Pass Action details Not available
20-00624 A-26)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Agreement Renewal with California Victim Compensation Board (CalVCB) to Provide Emergency Funds for Crime Victims; Agreement No. S20-023, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution approving, ratifying, and authorizing the District Attorney to renew an Agreement with the CalVCB to provide reimbursement of expedited payment of funeral/burial expenses, crime scene clean-up expenses, and emergency domestic violence and sexual assault relocation expenses for the period of July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2023; and b) Determine that the above action is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(4), because it consists 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, and approve the filing of a Notice of Exemption on that basis.Pass Action details Not available
20-00623 A-27)Administrative ItemReceive and file the Real Estate Fraud Prosecution Program Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Annual Report.Pass Action details Not available
20-00591 A-28)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Standstill Agreement to Lease Agreement for Veterans Administration Outpatient Clinic at 4440 Calle Real, Santa Barbara (RP File No. 003527); Second District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Standstill Agreement to the 2007 Lease Agreement between the County of Santa Barbara and the United States of America, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), for the VA’s continued use of approximately 6,700 square feet of medical office space in the County-owned building located at 4440 Calle Real, on the County’s Calle Real Campus, for a period of one year, through September 30, 2021, at the continued monthly fixed rental rate of $23,659.71 per month; 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 approve and direct staff to file and post a Notice ofPass Action details Not available
20-00592 A-29)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Communications Sublease Agreement Between the County of Santa Barbara and Exxon Mobil Corporation (Real Property File No. 002948), Third District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Communications Sublease Agreement (Agreement) between the County of Santa Barbara (County) and Exxon Mobil Corporation, a New Jersey Corporation (Operator) to install, operate, repair, maintain and upgrade a new communication facility on an oil platform located in the Santa Barbara Channel (Platform Heritage), approximately 25 miles west of the City of Santa Barbara, rent free, for a total of twenty-five years; b) Approve and authorize the Director of General Services to administer and enforce the Agreement for the County, including the right described in Section 3 of the Agreement to declare an emergency for the purposes of gaining immediate access to Platform Heritage; and c) Determine that the recommended actions involve the leasing of an existing private structure involving negligible expansion of use beyond that which presentPass Action details Not available
20-00625 A-30)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Santa Barbara Courthouse Roof Rehabilitation Project and a Professional Services Agreement (PSA) for Architectural Design, Project No. 19013, First District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the PSA with Architectural Resources Group, San Francisco, CA, a corporation, to provide professional conceptual design, planning, and cost estimating consulting services for the Historic Courthouse Roof Rehabilitation, located on Santa Barbara Street, Santa Barbara, CA, in an amount not to exceed $272,980.00; and b) Find that this contract is determined by your Board to be exempt from the provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) under State CEQA Guidelines Section 15262 because it consists only of feasibility or planning studies for possible future actions that the Board has not approved, adopted, or funded and that will not result in any direct or indirect physical changes in the environment, and direct staff to file a Notice of Exemption on that basis.Pass Action details Not available
20-00627 A-31)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a New Probation Headquarters Building Project and Professional Services Agreement (PSA) for Conceptual Design and Programming, Project No. 19014, First District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the PSA with RNT Architects, Ventura, CA, a corporation, to provide professional conceptual design, planning, and cost estimating consulting services and programming services for the new Probation Headquarters Building, located on Garden Street, Santa Barbara, CA, in an amount not to exceed $250,000.00; and b) Find that this contract is determined by your Board to be exempt from the provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) under State CEQA Guidelines Section 15262 because it consists only of feasibility or planning studies for possible future actions that the Board has not approved, adopted, or funded and that will not result in any direct or indirect physical changes in the environment, and direct staff to file a Notice of Exemption on that basis.Pass Action details Video Video
20-00584 A-32)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Temporary Employment Services Contracts, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute the Agreements for Services of Independent Contractor to provide temporary employment services with Crossroads Staffing for the period of July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021 in an amount not to exceed $350,000.00; b) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute the Agreements for Services of Independent Contractor to provide temporary employment services with Robert Half International Inc. for the period of July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021 in an amount not to exceed $350,000.00; c) Determine that the County’s economic interests are served by each contract, pursuant to Government Code Section 31000.4, by meeting immediate administrative staffing needs that arise suddenly and cannot be met through the County’s extra help hiring process; and d) Determine pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15378(b)(4) that the above action is a government fiscal activity which does not involve any commitmPass Action details Not available
20-00586 A-33)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Performance Based Salary Adjustment for County Counsel, as follows: a) Approve a 2.5% performance based salary adjustment for County Counsel effective August 24, 2020 based on the performance review of County Counsel completed by the Board of Supervisors on July 7, 2020; and b) Determine that the above action is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(4), because it consists of government funding mechanisms and/or other government fiscal activities, which do not involved any commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant physical impact of the environment.Pass Action details Video Video
20-00594 A-34)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Jackson Agricultural Preserve Replacement Contract, Solvang area, Third District, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution creating Agricultural Preserve No. 20AGP-00000-00001 consisting of 1,814.1 acres located south and west of the City of Solvang and extending south along Alisal Road for approximately 2.5 miles in the Solvang area (APNs 137-270-036, 137-280-019, 137-280-020, 137-280-021, 137-300-009, 137-300-010, 137-300-005); b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Agricultural Preserve Replacement Contract No. 20AGP-00000-00001; c) Authorize recordation by the Clerk of the Board; and d) Find that the proposed action is an administrative activity of the County that 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
20-00606 A-35)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Ferini New Agricultural Preserve Contract, Santa Maria area, Third District, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution creating Agricultural Preserve No. 19AGP-00000-00021 consisting of 38.7 acres located west of the intersection of Betteravia Road and Ray Road in the Santa Maria area (APN 113-140-012); b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute New Agricultural Preserve Contract No. 19AGP-00000-00021; c) Authorize recordation by the Clerk of the Board; and d) Find that the proposed action is an administrative activity of the County that 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
20-00628 A-36)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Case Investigation and Contact Tracing Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with California Department of Public Health, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute a MOU between the California Department of Public Health and the County of Santa Barbara for Emergency Medical and Health Disaster Assistance authorizing up to thirty State employees to assist the County with Case Investigation and Contact Tracing in Santa Barbara County for COVID-19 during the period of July 20, 2020 through December 19, 2021; and b) Determine that the proposed action does not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), pursuant to Section 15378(b)(5) of the CEQA Guidelines, because it consists 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
20-00629 A-37)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding 340B Drug Discount Program Agreements with Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital and Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement with Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital to participate in the drug discount program established under Section 340B of Public Health Services Act, for the period from September 1, 2020 through August 31, 2025; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement with Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital to participate in the drug discount program established under Section 340B of Public Health Services Act, for the period from September 1, 2020 through August 31, 2025; and c) Determine that the proposed actions do not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), pursuant to Section 15378(b)(5) of the CEQA Guidelines, because the actions 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
20-00632 A-38)Administrative ItemConsider recommendation regarding the Citygate Associates, LLC (Citygate) Agreement for Ambulance Request for Proposal (RFP) Consulting Services, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an agreement with Citygate to develop and support the LEMSA’s ambulance service RFP, in an amount not to exceed $141,665.00 for the period of August 18, 2020 through March 18, 2022; b) Authorize the LEMSA Director or designee to approve changes or additions to the work being performed under the agreement with Citygate, in an amount not to exceed $21,250.00, for a total contract authorization of $162,915.00; and c) Determine that the proposed action is an administrative activity that does not involve commitment to any specific project, and therefore is not a project as defined by State California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines section 15378(b)(5).Pass Action details Not available
20-00609 A-39)Administrative ItemConsider recommendation regarding Rescinding Parking Restrictions and Adopting Angle Parking Zones, Fourth District, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution to rescind parking restrictions on Broadway in the Orcutt area; b) Adopt a Resolution to establish new angle parking zones on Broadway in the Orcutt area; and c) 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, therefore exempt from California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to 14 CCR 15301, and approve and direct staff to file a Notice of Exemption on that basis.Pass Action details Not available
20-00610 A-40)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Statement of Final Quantities for Ashley Road Bridge No. 51C-043 Replacement Project No. 18110C FEMA No. 37152 Cat C, First District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Statement of Final Quantities for the Ashley Road Bridge No. 51C-043 Replacement Project No. 18110C in the First District, for repair work by Granite Construction, Inc., in the amount of $1,802,451.66; and b) Determine the project was found to be exempt from the provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to 14 CCR 15269 on January 9, 2019. Emergency Projects, (d) Projects undertaken, carried out, or approved by a public agency to maintain, repair, or restore an existing highway damaged by fire, flood, storm, earthquake, land subsidence, gradual earth movement, or landslide, provided that the project is initiated within one year of the damage occurring. This exemption does not apply to highways designated as official state scenic highways, nor any project undertaken, carried out, or approved by a public agency to expand or widen Pass Action details Not available
20-00611 A-41)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Grant Agreement with Caltrans for the County of Santa Barbara Active Transportation Plan, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution to authorize the Public Works Director or designee to execute a Grant Agreement with the California Department of Transportation in an amount up to the total grant award, upon the review and concurrence of County Counsel, Risk Management, and the Auditor-Controller, for the County of Santa Barbara Active Transportation Plan, and subsequent amendments thereto required to secure the grant monies for the project; and b) Find that the proposed action does not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of California Environmental Quality Act, pursuant to 14 CCR 15378(b) (2), as it consists of general policy and procedure making.Pass Action details Not available
20-00630 A-42)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Road Maintenance Annual Plan, as follows: a) Approve and adopt the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Road Maintenance Annual Plan; b) Approve Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Road Maintenance Annual Plan projects and Authorize the Director of Public Works to advertise for construction; and c) Find the Road Maintenance Annual Plan for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 is exempt from the provisions of California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to 14 CCR 15301(c) (as the proposed project(s) consists of the operation, repair, maintenance, or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities, mechanical equipment, or topographical features, involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond that previously existing, including but not limited to existing highways and streets, sidewalks, gutters, bicycle and pedestrian trails, and similar facilities), and approve the filing of the Notice of Exemption on that basis.Pass Action details Not available
20-00589 A-43)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Final Environmental Impact Report for the Randall Road Debris Basin, First District, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Adopt the Final Environmental Impact Report, SCH No. 2019029104, for the Randall Road Debris Basin, which has been completed in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA); b) Certify that the Board has reviewed and considered the information contained in the Final Environmental Impact Report, SCH No. 2019029104, as well as information presented during the public hearing prior to the approval of the project, and adopt the California Environmental Quality Act Findings; c) Approve the Randall Road Debris Basin identified as the preferred alternative (Proposed Project) in the Final Environmental Impact Report, SCH No. 2019029104; and d) Adopt the preferred project description (Proposed Project) and associated mitigation measures, with their corresponding monitoring requirements, as the Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program for thPass Action details Not available
20-00583 A-44)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Laguna County Sanitation District Wastewater Reclamation Plant Phase 1 Upgrade and Fund Balance Policy, Third and Fourth Districts, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Laguna County Sanitation District: a) Approve plans and specifications for the Phase 1 plant upgrade project, Project No. PLEXP1, on file in the Laguna County Sanitation District office; b) Award the construction contract in the amount of $53,063,500.00 to the lowest responsible bidder, W.M. Lyles Company, Incorporated, (not a local vendor), 1210 West Olive Avenue, Fresno, CA 93728, subject to the provision of documents and certifications as set forth in the plan specifications applicable to the project, as required under California law; c) Authorize the Public Works Director or designee to approve construction change orders up to a 5% contingency in the amount of $2,653,175.00 for a total not to exceed authorization of $55,716,675.00; d) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the construction contract, which has been reviewed and approved by County Counsel, AudPass Action details Video Video
20-00608 A-45)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Flood Control District’s Annual Progress Report of the Santa Barbara County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Receive and file the Flood Control District’s Annual Progress Report of the Santa Barbara County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan for 2020 on District projects included in the Plan, and direct the Flood Control District to submit the Annual Progress Report to the Federal Emergency Management Agency; and b) Find that the proposed action is related to organizational or administrative activities that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment, and is therefore not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Guideline Section 15378 (b)(5).Pass Action details Not available
20-00612 A-46)Administrative ItemConsider recommendation regarding A-Street Basin Weir Structure Reconstruction Project, Fourth District, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Approve the plans and specifications for the A-Street Basin Weir Reconstruction Project; b) Award the construction contract for the A-Street Basin Weir Reconstruction Project, in the amount of $236,888.22 (including $15,000.00 in itemized supplemental work) to the lowest responsible bidder JJ Fisher Construction, Inc. (a tri-county vendor), subject to the provisions of documents and certifications, as set forth in the plans and specifications applicable to the project and as required by law; c) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Construction Contract upon return of the contractor’s executed contract documents, and the review and approval of the County Counsel, Auditor-Controller, and Risk Manager or their authorized representatives; d) Authorize the Public Works Director or designee to approve changes or additions to the work being performed under the Construction CoPass Action details Not available
20-00614 A-47)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the 2019 Urban Streams Restoration Program (USRP) Grant Acceptance, First District, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Approve and adopt a Resolution entitled, “In the Matter of Endorsing and Accepting an Urban Streams Restoration Program Grant” for the San Ysidro Debris Basin Improvement Project to: i) Approve South Coast Habitat Restoration as the Project Co-sponsor for the Urban Streams Restoration Program Grant for the San Ysidro Debris Basin Improvement Project; ii) Approve and authorize the Public Works Director or designee to accept and execute a grant agreement, in an amount up to the total awarded grant, upon the review and concurrence of County Counsel, Risk Management, and the Auditor-Controller, and subsequent agreements or amendments required to receive the grant monies for the Project; iii) Designate the Engineering Manager or designee as the Project Manager, Contract Manager, and Fiscal Agent for the Project; and iv) Authorize the Project Manager, or dPass Action details Not available
20-00616 A-48)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Amendments to the Agreements for Services of Independent Contractor with WRECO, First District, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 1 to each of the following three Agreements for Services of Independent Contractor with WRECO (not a local vendor) for geotechnical, hydrologic and engineering design services for the following debris basin projects, extending the duration of each of the Agreements through December 31, 2022: i) Cold Springs Debris Basin Improvement Project, increasing the contract amount by $60,560.00 to a total not-to-exceed amount of $378,800.00; ii) San Ysidro Debris Basin Improvement Project, increasing the contract amount by $43,700.00 to a total not-to-exceed amount of $361,940.00; and iii) Romero Creek Debris Basin Improvement Project, increasing the contract amount by $73,160.00 to a total not-to-exceed amount of $399,000.00; b) Approve the increase in contingencies and authorize the Public Pass Action details Not available
20-00617 A-49)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Lower Mission Creek Flood Control Project Reach 4, Real Property Services, First District, 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 with Beacon Integrated Professional Resources DBA: Hamner, Jewell and Associates (a tri-county vendor) to provide real property services for construction of the Lower Mission Creek Flood Control Project Reach 4, for the period of August 18, 2020 through June 30, 2023 in an amount not to exceed $130,000.00; b) Authorize the Public Works Director or designee to approve amendments to the professional services agreement with Hamner, Jewell and Associates in an amount not to exceed $13,000.00; and c) Determine that approval of this contract is exempt from the provisions of the State of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) because they involve organizational and administrative activities that will not result in direct or indirect changes pursuant to the CEQPass Action details Not available
20-00588 A-50)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Sheriff’s Office Jail Based Competency Treatment (JBCT) Program, Contract with California Department of State Hospitals (DSH) and Contract Amendment with California Forensic Medical Group (CFMG/WellPath), as follows: (4/5 Vote required) a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute a three year contract with the California DSH accepting an amount not to exceed $4,652,137.00 for the duration of the contract (July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2023) to provide a JBCT Program within the Sheriff’s Office’s Main Jail Facility; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Second Amendment to Agreement for Services with CFMG/WellPath for healthcare services (medical and mental health services) at the Santa Barbara Main Jail and for medical services only for Probation’s juvenile facilities to extend these services to provide a JBCT Program with the existing term to end March 31, 2022, in an amount not to exceed a total amount of $22,723,309.20 for the remainder of the contract term; and c) Determine that the above actions are government fisPass Action details Not available
20-00618 A-51)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Application for the Destruction of Accounting Records, as follows: (4/5 Vote required) a) Approve an Application for Destruction of Records of Financial Services division files at least two years old and are no longer required by law to be retained; and b) 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 CEQA Guidelines sections 15378(b) (5).Pass Action details Not available
20-00576 A-52)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Agreement with Goodwill Industries of Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties for Veterans Employment-Related Assistance Program, as follows: (4/5 Vote required) a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Goodwill Industries of Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties in the amount not to exceed $439,000.00 to provide Veterans Employment-Related Assistance Program services for the period starting August 18, 2020 through December 31, 2021; b) Authorize the Director of Social Services, or designee, to extend the Agreement and allocate the amount of unused funds from the previous Fiscal Year budget to the next Fiscal Year Budget, subject to appropriations and budget approval; c) Authorize the Director of Social Services, or designee, to reallocate the budgeted line items of the Agreement without exceeding the total contract amount; d) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0006958 to establish funds for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 in the amount of $329,267.00 (Goodwill for $292,667.00 and WDB SalaPass Action details Not available
20-00578 A-53)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Agreement with Northern Santa Barbara County United Way for 2020 California COVID-19 Disaster Recovery National Dislocated Worker Grant, as follows: (4/5 Vote required) a) Approve and authorize the Department of Social Services Director, or designee, to accept the State of California, Employment Development Department 2020 California COVID-19 Disaster Recovery National Dislocated Worker Grant in the amount of $500,000.00 for the period of August 18, 2020 through March 31, 2022; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement with Northern Santa Barbara County United Way for the 2020 California COVID-19 Disaster Recovery National Dislocated Worker Grant for a total contract amount not to exceed $449,998.00 for the period of August 18, 2020 through March 31, 2022; c) Authorize the Director of Social Services, or designee, to extend the Agreement and allocate the amount of unused funds from the previous Fiscal Year budget to the next Fiscal Year Budget, subject to appropriations and budget approval; d) Authorize the Director of SocialPass Action details Not available
20-00577 A-54)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Agreements with Transitions - Mental Health Association and Goodwill of Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties for Assembly Bill 1111: Breaking Barriers to Employment Initiative Project, as follows: (4/5 Vote required) a) Approve and authorize the Director of Social Services to execute an Agreement to receive $117,000.00 in Breaking Barriers to Employment Initiative grant funds from Transitions - Mental Health Association (a local vendor), to partner on their Assembly Bill 1111: Breaking Barriers to Employment Initiative Project - Growing Grounds Enterprises for a total contract amount not to exceed $117,000.00 for the period of August 18, 2020 through April 30, 2022; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement with Goodwill of Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties (a local vendor), to provide case management support, for a total contract amount not to exceed $52,119.00 from August 18, 2020 through April 30, 2022; c) Authorize the Director of Social Services, or designee, to extend the Agreements and allocate the amount of unusPass Action details Not available
20-00579 A-55)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the First Amendment to the Agreement with Domestic Violence Solutions of Santa Barbara County for Shelter-Based Domestic Violence Prevention Services, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a First Amendment to the Agreement with Domestic Violence Solutions of Santa Barbara County (local vendor) to provide shelter-based domestic violence prevention services through June 30, 2021 for a total contract amount not to exceed $512,500.00 (Fiscal Years 2016-2017 $112,500.00; 2017-2018 $112,500.00; 2018-2019 $112,500.00; 2019-2020 $112,500.00; and 2020-2021 $62,500.00); 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
20-00580 A-56)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the First Amendment to the Agreement with Northern Santa Barbara County United Way for Home for Good Santa Barbara County AmeriCorps Partnership for Veterans and People Experiencing Homelessness Program, as follows: (4/5 vote required) a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the First Amendment to the Agreement with Northern Santa Barbara County United Way (local vendor) AmeriCorps Partnership for Veterans and People Experiencing Homelessness Program for a total contract amount not to exceed $30,780.00 for the period of September 1, 2020 through August 31, 2021; b) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0007047 to establish funds for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 for $30,780.00 in the Department of Social Services Fund 0055; and c) 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
20-00574 A-57)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Adoption of the County of Santa Barbara Debt Issuance Disclosure Policy, as follows: Acting as the Board of Supervisors of the County of Santa Barbara; the Board of Directors, Santa Barbara County Flood Control and Water Conservation District; the Board of Directors, Santa Barbara County Water Agency; the Board of Directors, Santa Barbara County Fire Protection District; and the Board of Directors, Laguna County Sanitation District: a) Adopt the County of Santa Barbara Debt Issuance Disclosure Policy; and b) Determine that the above actions involve government funding mechanisms and/or fiscal activities and are 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
20-00581 A-58)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Treasurer's Investment Pool, Fiscal Year (FY) 2019-2020 Fourth Quarter (April-June 2020), as follows: a) Accept for filing the FY 2019-2020 Fourth Quarter (April - June 2020) report on the Treasurer’s Investment Pool, pursuant to Government Code section 53646(b); and b) Review and approve the Investment Policy Statement and authorize the County Treasurer to manage the investment pool in accordance with the policy, pursuant to section 53646(a) and 53607 of the Government Code.Pass Action details Not available
20-00585 A-59)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding amendments to the Veterans’ Services Advisory Committee Bylaws, as follows: a) Approve the amendments to the Veterans’ Services Advisory Committee Bylaws; and b) Determine that the above-recommended action does not constitute a project subject to environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5), as the action is an organizational and administrative activity of government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
20-00637 A-60)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Ann Glasgow to the Human Services Commission, term ending August 18, 2023, Third District.Pass Action details Not available
20-00638 A-61)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Jessy Verkler to the Commission for Women, term ending January 1, 2022, Third District.Pass Action details Not available
20-00639 A-62)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of John Reaves to the Air Pollution Control District Community Advisory Council, term ending January 1, 2022, Third District.Pass Action details Not available
20-00640 A-63)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Alvin Salge to the Veteran’s Services Advisory Commission, term ending January 1, 2024, Third District.Pass Action details Not available
20-00607 A-64)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding a report from the Planning and Development Department staff regarding the proposed Farmstays Ordinance Amendment Project and provide direction to staff on any changes that the Board would like to make to the project scope-of-work, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR.) a) Receive and file a report from the Planning and Development Department staff regarding the proposed Farmstays Ordinance Amendment Project (Farmstays Project); b) Provide direction to staff on any changes that the Board would like to make to the Farmstays Project scope-of-work; and c) Determine that the Board’s actions are not a “project” as defined in the State California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5) and Section 15060(c)(3) and are not subject to environmental review. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Not available
20-00613 A-65)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding a report from Planning and Development Department staff regarding Short-Term Rentals (STRs) in the Coastal Zone and to provide direction to staff on any potential draft regulations the Board would like staff to prepare and present to the Planning Commission and Board for consideration, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR. 30 MIN.) a) Receive and file a report from Planning and Department staff regarding options for regulating STRs in the Coastal Zone; b) Provide direction to staff on any potential draft regulations of STRs in the Coastal Zone, which the Board would like staff to prepare and present to the Planning Commission and Board for consideration; and c) Determine that the Board’s actions are not a “project” as defined in the State California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5) and Section 15060(c)(3) and are not subject to environmental review. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Not available
20-00615 A-66)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the appeal filed by the Gaviota Coast Conservancy and the Coastal Ranches Conservancy, appellants, of the County Planning Commission’s May 27, 2020 approval of the Caltrans Gaviota Culvert project, Case Nos. 19DVP-00000-00034, 19CUP-00000-00054, and 19CDP-00000-00133, Third District, as follows: (EST. TIME: 45 MIN.) a) Deny the appeals, Case Nos. 20APL-00000-00009 and 20APL-00000-00010; b) Make the required findings for approval of the project, Case Nos. 19DVP-00000-00034, 19CUP-00000-00054, and 19CDP-00000-00133, including the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) findings; c) Consider the environmental effects of the project as shown in the Mitigated Negative Declaration (SCH No. 2018071001) dated February 28, 2019 prepared and adopted by Caltrans, the lead agency, and determine that none of the conditions in CEQA Guidelines Section 15162 requiring a subsequent Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND) or Environmental Impact Report (EIR) have occurred; and d) Grant de novo approval of the project, Case Nos. 19DVP-00000-0003Pass Action details Not available
20-00557 A-67)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Agreements with United Way of Santa Barbara County to Implement an Emergency Rental Assistance Program and Disaster Assistance Program Utilizing CARES Act Funds, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a County Subrecipient Agreement in the amount of $2,200,000.00, with United Way of Santa Barbara County (United Way), utilizing CARES Act funding for administration and implementation of a rental assistance program that will provide qualifying County residents with emergency rental assistance payments, and a disaster assistance program that will assist County residents who test positive for COVID-19 not return to work until safe; and b) Determine that the recommended actions are not the acceptance and approval of a project that is subject to environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(4), finding that the project is a creation of government funding mechanisms or other government fiscal activities, which do not involve any commitment to any specific projPass Action details Video Video
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
20-00633 2)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding Financing for the Laguna County Sanitation District Wastewater Reclamation Plant Phase 1 Upgrade, Third and Fourth Districts, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) (EST. TIME: 10 MIN.) a) Adopt a Resolution authorizing the execution and delivery of a 2020 Installment Sale Agreement, a Trust Agreement, an Official Notice of Sale, and Contract of Purchase; approving execution of an Assignment Agreement and Certificates of Participation to finance certain capital improvements to the sanitation system of the District; approving an Official Statement for said Certificates of Participation; authorizing the execution and delivery of a Continuing Disclosure Agreement; adopting a Debt Management Policy for the District; and authorizing certain other actions in connection with the financing in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $30,000,000.00, a term not to exceed 21 years, and a true interest cost not to exceed 4.0%; b) Authorize the Treasurer-Tax Collector to abandon this issuance if market conditions are deemed financially unfavorable; c) APass Action details Video Video
20-00631 3)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding a Proposed Wine Business Improvement District, as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Receive an informational report on a proposed Wine Business Improvement District (Santa Barbara County Wine Preserve) being developed by the Santa Barbara Vintners Association; b) Provide any direction, as appropriate; and c) Find that the proposed actions to do not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act, pursuant to 14 CCR 15378(b)(4), as 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 impact on the environment. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Video Video
20-00593 4)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding Storefront Retail Cannabis Selection Procedures within the unincorporated areas of Santa Barbara County, as follows: (EST. TIME: 2 HR.) a) Receive an update on timeline for issuing Cannabis Storefront Retail Licenses and review of methodology required by County Code Section 50-7; b) Approve the Cannabis Storefront Retail Criteria-based Scoresheet-Business Operations Proposal; c) Approve the Cannabis Storefront Retail Criteria-based Scoresheet-Neighborhood Compatibility Proposal; and d) Find that the proposed actions are administrative activities of the County, which will not result in direct or indirect changes to the environment and therefore are not a project as defined for the purposes of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) under state CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5). COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Video Video