Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 10/6/2020 9:00 AM Minutes status: Approved  
Meeting location: REMOTE VIRTUAL PARTICIPATION ONLY
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
Meeting video:  
File #Agenda #TypeTitleResultAction DetailsVideo
20-00002  Agenda ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-EXISTING LITIGATION (Paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Government Code section 54956.9) County of Santa Barbara, et al. v. Purdue Pharma, L.P., et al. United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, case number 1:19-op-45128-DAP, multidistrict litigation number 2804, master docket number 1:17-md-02804-DAP. In re Purdue Pharma, L.P. et al., United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, case number 19-23649 (RDD) In re Insys Therapeutics, Inc. et al., United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, case number 19:11292(KG) CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS (Government Code section 54956.8) Property: Assessor Parcel Number 029-212-019, an existing parking lot located at 1016 Santa Barbara Street; Assessor Parcel Number 029-212-011, an existing parking lot located off of Garden Street between East Figueroa Street and East Carrillo Street; and Assessor Parcel Number 029-211-025 located at 117 East Carrillo Street, all parcels in Santa Barbara 93101 (First District). Agency negotiator: General   Action details Not available
20-00783 A-1)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the Second Monday of October 2020 as Indigenous Peoples’ Day in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
20-00774 A-2)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the week of October 4, 2020 through October 10, 2020 as National Fire Prevention Week in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
20-00778 A-3)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of People’s Self-Help Housing.Pass Action details Not available
20-00777 A-4)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Shamoel Faizullabhoy upon his retirement from the District Attorney’s Office after over 32 years of faithful and distinguished service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
20-00781 A-5)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the week of October 4, 2020 through October 10, 2020 as National 4-H Week in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
20-00779 A-6)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the month of September 15, 2020 through October 15, 2020 as Hispanic Heritage Month in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
20-00760 A-7)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Sudden Oak Death (SOD) Program Agreement Number 20-0506-011-SF with the California Department Food and Agriculture (CDFA), as follows: a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute an agreement with the CDFA for services related to the SOD Program in the County of Santa Barbara for the period of July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021 in the amount of $8,747.91; and b) Determine that the above action involves government funding mechanisms and/or fiscal activities and is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines section CCR 15378(b)(4).Pass Action details Not available
20-00776 A-8)Administrative ItemReceive and file the County of Santa Barbara’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) and Financial Highlights for the Fiscal Year ended June 30, 2020, as follows: a) Receive and file the County of Santa Barbara’s CAFR for the Fiscal Year ended June 30, 2020; b) Receive and file the County of Santa Barbara’s Financial Highlights report for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2020; c) Receive and file the Required Communication Letter Pursuant to Statements on Auditing Standards (SAS) No. 114 for the Fiscal Year ended June 30, 2020; and d) Determine that the above actions are not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) per CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5), because they are government fiscal activities which do not involve commitment to any specific project which may result in potentially significant physical impact on the environment.Pass Action details Not available
20-00787 A-9)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a service agreement with Crestwood Behavioral Health, Inc. Champion Healing Center Mental Health Rehabilitation Center (MHRC), Fiscal Years (FYs) 2020-2024, as follows: a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Crestwood Behavioral Health, Inc., a Delaware corporation, (not a local vendor) for the provision of in-county MHRC services for a maximum contract amount not to exceed $16,900,000.00 for the period of October 5, 2020 through June 30, 2024, inclusive of $3,200,000.00 for FY 2020-2021; $4,300,000.00 for FY 2021-2022; $4,400,000.00 for FY 2022-2023; and $5,000,000.00 for FY 2023-2024; b) Delegate to the Behavioral Wellness Director, or designee, the authority to make immaterial changes to the agreement; adjust the rate for special services to accommodate clients with acute needs, additional monitoring, or medical complexity and reallocate funds between funding sources during the term of the agreement, as long as there is no change to the Maximum Contract Amount; and amenPass Action details Video Video
20-00764 A-10)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding additional Recorder Full-Time Employees (FTE) in the Clerk-Recorder-Assessor Department, as follows: a) Adopt a Salary Resolution changing existing position allocations in the Clerk-Recorder-Assessor Department, effective on October 19, 2020; and b) Determine that the above actions are not a “project” and are exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15378(b)(5) because they are organization or administrative activities of governments that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes to the environment.Pass Action details Not available
20-00756 A-11)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the California Department of Conservation Local and Regional Planning Grant Program: TerraCount, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Rincon Consultants, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $110,000.00 for consulting services; and b) Determine that the recommended actions do not constitute a project subject to environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15306, as the actions consist of basic data collection, research, experimental management, and resource evaluation activities which do not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource, and Section 15378(b)(4), as the actions are the creation of government funding mechanisms or other government fiscal activities which do not involve any commitment to any specific project, and Section 15378(b)(5), as the actions are the organizational and administrative activities of governments that will not result in direct or indirect physical chaPass Action details Video Video
20-00759 A-12)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Execution of a Grant Agreement between the County of Santa Barbara and the City of Santa Barbara for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020-2021 for Arts and Culture Programs and Projects, as follows: a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute an agreement with the City of Santa Barbara to receive a grant in the amount of $436,090.00 for the period of July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021 for the County's Office of Arts and Culture to implement and administer the City's arts grant program and to provide administrative services in support of the City's arts programs; and b) Determine that the approval and execution of the Agreement 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)(4), finding that the action 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 environmentPass Action details Not available
20-00757 A-13)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the 2020 Biennial Review and amendments to the Conflict of Interest Code of the Santa Barbara County Employees’ Retirement System, as follows: a) Approve the proposed amended Conflict of Interest Code of the Santa Barbara County Employees’ Retirement System (SBCERS); and b) Determine that the above action is an organizational or administrative activity of the government 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 section 15378(b)(5) of the CEQA Guidelines.Pass Action details Not available
20-00758 A-14)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the 2020 Biennial Review and amendments to the Conflict of Interest Code of the Santa Maria Joint Union High School District, as follows: a) Approve the proposed amended Conflict of Interest Code of the Santa Maria Joint Union High School District; and b) Determine that the above action is an organizational or administrative activity of the government 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 section 15378(b)(5) of the CEQA Guidelines.Pass Action details Not available
20-00761 A-15)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Agreement for Professional Legal Services with Rutan and Tucker, LLP for Eminent Domain Proceedings and Litigation, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) Acting as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute the Agreement for Professional Legal Services between the Santa Barbara County Flood Control and Water Conservation District and attorney Douglas Dennington, of the law firm Rutan and Tucker, LLP, from September 10, 2020 through June 30, 2022, for a total not to exceed amount of $150,000.00; and b) Determine that the above action is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Sections 15378(b)(4) in that it does not involve a commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant impact to the environment.Pass Action details Video Video
20-00763 A-16)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Agreement for Professional Legal Services with Outside Counsel Rutan and Tucker, LLP, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute the Agreement for Professional Legal Services between the County of Santa Barbara and attorney Douglas Dennington, of the law firm Rutan and Tucker, LLP, from September 10, 2020 through June 30, 2022, for a total not to exceed amount of $150,000.00; and b) Determine that the above action is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Sections 15378(b)(4) in that it does not involve a commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant impact to the environment.Pass Action details Not available
20-00765 A-17)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Revenue Agreement to provide Legal Services between the County of Santa Barbara and Beach Erosion Authority for Clean Oceans and Nourishment (BEACON), as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute the revenue Agreement to provide Legal Services between the County of Santa Barbara and BEACON, for a term of July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021, with a projected revenue of $12,000.00; and b) Determine that the above action is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Sections 15378(b)(4) and 15378(b)(5) because it consists of government administrative or fiscal activities that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Video Video
20-00768 A-18)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Outside Counsel Contract with Goodin, MacBride, Squeri and Day, LLP, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Professional Legal Services with the law firm of Goodin, MacBride, Squeri and Day, LLP which will support the County of Santa Barbara’s participation in ongoing regulatory rulemaking by the California Public Utilities Commission about electric power line de-energization events, with a not-to-exceed amount of $75,000.00 and a term commencing October 1, 2020 and ending September 30, 2021; 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 Not available
20-00780 A-19)Administrative ItemApprove Budget Revision Requests. (4/5 Vote Required)Pass Action details Not available
20-00788 A-20)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a First Amendment to the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County COVID-19 Funding Agreement, as follows: a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute an Amendment of the funding agreement with the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County for emergency feeding services in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This First Amendment extends the term through March 31, 2021; and b) Determine that the proposed action is related to the creation of a government funding mechanism and other 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 is therefore exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guideline section 15378 (b)(4).Pass Action details Not available
20-00766 A-21)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an the acceptance of a non-cash vehicle donation of $57,000.00 from the Santa Barbara Firefighters Alliance to the Santa Barbara County Fire Department, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Authorize the County of Santa Barbara Fire Protection District to accept a non-cash vehicle donation of $57,000.00 from the Santa Barbara Firefighters Alliance, a non-profit organization; b) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0007217; 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 Video Video
20-00767 A-22)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Buellton Senior Center 25-Year Lease Agreement (R/P File No.: 000999), Third District, as follows: a) Find that the programs and services provided at the Buellton Senior Center at 164 West Highway 246, Units A and B, in Buellton (Premises) by the Buellton Senior Center, a California non-profit corporation, are necessary to meet the health, welfare, and social needs of the local senior community, and that the Premises are not needed by the County for the period of this Lease Agreement; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Lease Agreement (Agreement) between the Buellton Senior Center as Lessee and the County of Santa Barbara as Lessor wherein the County, pursuant to California Government Code Section 26227, leases the subject Premises for a period of 25 years with two 5-year renewal options described in Section 5, which will allow the Lessee to undertake fundraising events for some needed improvements to the Buellton Senior Center subject to approval of plans by the County Capital Projects Assistant Director; c) Approve and Pass Action details Video Video
20-00710 A-23)Departmental AgendaConsider recommendations regarding a proposed amendment to the Planning and Development Fee Ordinance for Commercial Telecommunication Facilities Tier 2A (Small Cell Wireless Facilities), as follows: a) Consider and approve the adoption (second reading) of an Ordinance amending fees for Planning and Development services; and b) Find that the proposed action is an administrative activity of the County, which will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment and is therefore not a "project" as defined for purposes of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) under CEQA Guidelines Section 15273(a)(1) and 15378(b)(5).Pass Action details Not available
20-00772 A-24)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an agreement with Goodwill Industries of Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties for Prison to Employment Services, 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 (Goodwill) (a local vendor) which presently provides employment development and subsidized employment services to felony probationers to provide Prison to Employment (P2E) Program services for a total contract amount not to exceed $316,848.00 from October 6, 2020 through June 30, 2022; b) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0007191 to increase appropriations of $144,022.00 in the Probation Department General Fund for Services and Supplies funded by unanticipated Other Funding Sources; increase appropriations of $144,022.00 in Social Services Department WIOA-WDB Fund for Other Financing Uses funded by a decrease in Services and Supplies; and c) Determine that the above recommended actions are exempt from the California Environmental Quality APass Action details Not available
20-00769 A-25)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a First Amendment to the American Medical Response West for Non-Emergency Transport Services for COVID-19 Response, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute an Amendment for American Medical Response West Agreement, to continue providing non-emergency transport services and symptom assessments for suspected and confirmed COVID-19 sheltered clients. This First Amendment extends the term through June 30, 2021, and increases funding by $100,000.00 for a revised total amount not to exceed $350,000.00; 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)(4) of the CEQA Guidelines, because it consists of the creation of a government funding mechanism or other government fiscal activities, which does not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant impact on the environment.Pass Action details Not available
20-00771 A-26)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding HIV Program COVID Relief Grant Agreements, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Director of Public Health to execute Grant Agreement 19-11161 with the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) to accept funding for the implementation of the HIV CARE Program COVID Relief Project in the amount not to exceed $49,586.00 for the Agreement period of April 15, 2020 through March 31, 2021; b) Approve and authorize the Public Health Director to make and sign all required certifications and to make Project Representative changes in accordance with the HIV CARE Program COVID Relief Project Grant Agreement 19-11161; c) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Public Health Department Director to accept and receive funding through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Grant Award H7CHA37296 from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act HR 748 for the implementation of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part C EIS COVID-19 Response in the amount not to exceed $59,250.00 for the AgreementPass Action details Not available
20-00773 A-27)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Intergovernmental Transfer with the State Department of Health Care Services, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute the Intergovernmental Transfer Agreement (Contract No. 19-96413) regarding transfer of Public Funds with the California Department of Health Care Services for the transfer of approximately $3,062,430.00 from Public Health to the Department of Health Care Services with a term of July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2023; b) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Public Health Department Director to execute the Intergovernmental Transfer Agreement with the Santa Barbara Medi-Cal Managed Care Plan for participation in an Intergovernmental Transfer to obtain federal financial participation leveraged on local dollars used for care provided to CenCal Health eligible patients with a term of July 1, 2019 through September 30, 2023; c) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0007224 in the amount of $4,620,000.00 to establish appropriations from a release of Public Health Special Revenue Fund balance in Pass Action details Not available
20-00775 A-28)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a revenue agreement with Public Health Foundation Enterprises, Inc. DBA Heluna Health for Emerging Issues (E), as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute Work Order Agreement 0187.4680 with the Public Health Foundation Enterprises, Inc. DBA Heluna Health to accept funding for the implementation of the Emerging Issues (E) Project Funding for Adjusting Community Mitigation in Response to COVID-19 in the amount up to $323,114.00 with a term of May 1, 2020 through March 31, 2022; b) Approve and authorize the Public Health Director, or designee, to make Project Representative changes in accordance with the Grant Agreement; c) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0007200 for the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 allotment of $161,557.00 to cover costs associated with COVID-19 response activities; and d) Determine that this action is exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review per CEQA Guideline section 15378(b)(4), since the recommended action is a government fiscal activity which does not involve commPass Action details Not available
20-00782 A-29)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Jon Hooten to the Los Alamos Planning Advisory Committee, term ending December 31, 2020, Third District.Pass Action details Not available
20-00785 A-30)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Tamara Rowles to the Civil Service Commission, term ending May 31, 2021, Third District.Pass Action details Not available
20-00786 A-31)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Alfredo Guerra Jr. to the Guadalupe Cemetery Board of Directors, term ending July 1, 2022, Third District.Pass 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
20-00770 2)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding a Resolution of Necessity for a Temporary Construction Easement for the Lower Mission Creek APN: 037-245-017 (No. 003784) owned by Reginald E. Drew, Jr., First District, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) Acting as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Adopt a Resolution of Necessity for the acquisition of a temporary construction easement in the real property located at 315 Chapala Street, Santa Barbara (APN 037-245-017), which is owned by Reginald E. Drew, Jr, for the Lower Mission Creek Project; b) Authorize the Director of Public Works, or designee, to execute any documents and to expend funds for deposit with the State Treasurer’s Office in a sum equal to the appraised fair market value for the Property interest, estimated at $10,125.00 for APN 037-245-017, plus related costs and fees, in order to acquire the interest; and c) After considering the Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report (EIS/EIR) for the Lower Mission Creek Flood Control Project and the discuPass Action details Video Video
20-00762 3)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Santa Barbara County Coalition for Responsible Cannabis Appeal of the Planning Commission Approval of the Castlerock Family Farms II, LLC Cannabis Cultivation Land Use Permit, Case No. 20APL-000000-00019, Third District, as follows: (EST. TIME: 3 HR.) a) Deny the appeal, Case No. 20APL-00000-00019; b) Make the required findings for approval of the Project, Case No 19LUP-00000-00050, including California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) findings; c) Determine that the previously certified Program Environmental Impact Report (EIR) (17EIR-00000-00003) constitutes adequate environmental review and no subsequent EIR or Negative Declaration is required pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Sections 15162 and 15168 (c)(2); and d) Grant de novo approval of the Project, Case No. 19LUP-00000-00050 subject to the conditions of approval. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Video Video
20-00745 4)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Amendment to the Ordinance Setting Compensation and Benefits for Members of the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors, as follows: a) Provide a 3% salary increase, effective in the first pay period sixty (60) days after Board approval which is consistent with the October 2019 Index of the Consumer Price Index - Urban (CPI - U) for the Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim area to be effective during Fiscal Year 2020-2021 and provide future, annual salary increases based on the Consumer Price Index - Urban (October Indices) from a minimum of 0% to a maximum of 3% each Fiscal Year; b) Upon approval of the 3% salary increase, effective in the first pay period sixty (60) days after Board approval, the biweekly allowance paid to the Chair of the Board of Supervisors will also increase by 3% from $71.18 to approximately $73.32 based upon the October 2019 CPI-U for the Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim area, and provide future adjustments to the Chair allowance from a minimum of 0% to a maximum of 3% each Fiscal Year based on the October CPI-U for the LPass Action details Video Video