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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 10/13/2020 9:00 AM Minutes status: Approved  
Meeting location: REMOTE VIRTUAL PARTICIPATION ONLY
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20-00002  Agenda ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-EXISTING LITIGATION (Paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Government Code section 54956.9) 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
20-00791 A-1)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the Month of October 2020 as Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
20-00794 A-2)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the week of October 17, 2020 through October 24, 2020 as Flood Preparedness week in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
20-00797 A-3)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the day of October 15, 2020 as Earthquake Preparedness Day in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
20-00801 A-4)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the month of October 2020 as National Arts and Humanities month in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
20-00795 A-5)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Ruben Cintron Jr. upon his retirement from the Sherriff’s Office after over 30 years of faithful and distinguished service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
20-00793 A-6)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a contract renewal for Institutions for Mental Disease Fiscal Years (FYs) 2020-2023 with Vista Pacifica Enterprises, Inc. as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Vista Pacifica Enterprises, Inc., a California corporation (not a local vendor), for the provision of mental health services and residential treatment services for a total contract amount not to exceed $4,200,000.00, inclusive of $1,400,000.00 per FY, for the period July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2023; b) Delegate to the Director of Behavioral Wellness or designee the authority to make immaterial changes to the Agreements; 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 agreements as long as there is no change to the maximum contract amounts; and amend the Program Goals, Outcomes, and Measures in Exhibits E of the agreements, all without requiring formal amendment thereto and subject to the Board’s authoritPass Action details Not available
20-00805 A-7)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the execution of a Subrecipient Agreement with the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Barbara for a Homekey development project located at 117 North B Street in Lompoc, Assessor Parcel Number 085-141-003, Fourth District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Subrecipient Agreement in an amount up to $1,500,000.00 between the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Barbara and the County of Santa Barbara, utilizing CARES Act funding to provide the State required Homekey program funding match; b) Approve a total commitment of $270,000.00, in Permanent Local Housing Assistance (PLHA) funds, to be allocated over a five (5) year period, beginning in 2021 until 2025, that have been conditionally allocated to the County, which will serve as supportive service funds required under the Homekey program, and authorize the Chair to execute a Commitment Letter; and c) Determine that the recommended actions are part of a project that is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), pursuant California Health and SPass Action details Video Video
20-00792 A-8)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the adoption of a Resolution granting consent to the City of Santa Maria to renew the Santa Maria Valley Tourism Marketing District (SMVTMD) to include portions of the unincorporated areas of Santa Barbara County in the SMVTMD, as follows: a) Adopt the Resolution Granting Consent to the City of Santa Maria to Renew the SMVTMD to include portions of unincorporated Santa Barbara County in the SMVTMD; and b) Determine that this action does not constitute a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) based on CEQA Guideline 15378(b)(4) since the action is a government funding mechanism which does 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
20-00807 A-9)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a County Grant of Non-exclusive Easements for Storm Drain Lines to Santa Barbara Preserve, LLC (003937), Second District, as follows: a) Find that a granting of the following non-exclusive utility storm drain easements from the County of Santa Barbara to the Santa Barbara Preserve, LLC (collectively, the Easements), is in the public interest and will not substantially conflict with or interfere with the County’s use of the property: i) A 15-feet wide and approximately 135.06-feet long (approximately 2,070 square feet) easement across a portion of a County-owned parcel located on County Assessor Parcel Number 059-020-060 (1002 Cieneguitas Road); and ii) A triangular area of approximately 654 square feet easement on a portion of a County-owned parcel located on County Assessor Parcel Number 059-020-057 (no site address); b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Easement Deed Agreements, which grant the Easements to Santa Barbara Preserve, LLC; and c) After considering the Environmental Impact Report 04EIR-00000-00005 (EIR) foPass Action details Video Video
20-00745 A-10)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
20-00804 A-11)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an amendment to the Personnel Benefits Policy for Management and Confidential-Unrepresented Employees, as follows: a) Effective October 19, 2020, adopt a Resolution in the Matter of Amending the Personnel Benefits Policy for Management and Confidential-Unrepresented Employees to: i) Provide a maximum of 112 hours of annual administrative leave for managers in the Fire Department working shift schedules; ii) Make ministerial updates to record terms and conditions of employment for unrepresented attorneys and to incorporate other previously adopted changes and recently updated bargaining units into the Resolution; and iii) Clarify that provisions for retirement pickups and wage increases for the Undersheriff and for unrepresented safety managers in the Fire Department remain as previously adopted by the Board of Supervisors; and b) Determine pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15378(b)(4) that the above actions are government fiscal activities which do not involve any commitment to any specific proPass Action details Not available
20-00798 A-12)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Coastal Resource Enhancement Fund (CREF) Combined 2020-2021 Cycle, as follows: a) Receive and file the annual CREF Status Report; b) Direct staff to set aside $156,138.00 from both the 2020 and 2021 CREF fees (total of $312,276.00) for the Hollister Ranch Access Program and amend the CREF Guidelines for the purposes of documenting CREF fees set aside for the Hollister Ranch Access Program; c) Direct staff to divide the remaining CREF fees for each year ($293,212.00) equally between the Fund Deferral Program for coastal acquisition ($146,606.00) and general allocation grants ($146,606.00); d) Direct staff to commence a combined two-year 2020-2021 CREF cycle; and e) Determine that receiving the annual CREF Status Report, allocating 2020 and 2021 CREF fees and updating CREF Guidelines are exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to Sections 15378(b)(5) of the State Guidelines.Pass Action details Video Video
20-00803 A-13)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity (ELC) allocation for COVID-19 Activities during Fiscal Year (FY) 2020-2021 through 2022-2023 and the adoption of a Salary Resolution, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Public Health Department Director to accept and receive funding for expanding ELC for coronavirus response through the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) from the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act HR 266 for the period of May 18, 2020 through November 17, 2022 in the amount of $6,112,535.00; b) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0007223 in the amount of $1,528,134.00 to establish appropriations for $1,528,134.00, of unanticipated revenue from CDPH as a 25% advance on the funding to increase Salaries and Benefits and Services and Supplies for FY 2020-2021 in the County’s financial system; c) Adopt a Salary Resolution, which allocates to the Public Health Department one legal position, classified as one (1) full-time Epidemiologist/Biostatistician (job class 003320) ePass Action details Video Video
20-00806 A-14)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding grant funding for the OCHIN, Inc. and California Telehealth Network Telehealth Device Award, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Public Health Director to execute a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with OCHIN, Inc. and California Telehealth Network for a grant award acceptance to receive equipment for ten telehealth bundled remote workstations for COVID-19 response, with a total amount valued at $22,000.00 for the period of September 16, 2020 through September 15, 2021; b) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0007242 for the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 for the Public Health Department to accept ten remote workstation telehealth devices with a total value of $22,000.00; and c) Determine that these activities are not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and are exempt from environmental review per CEQA Guideline Section 15378(b)(4), since they are a government fiscal activity that does not involve a commitment to a specific project that may result in a potentially significant effect on tPass Action details Not available
20-00808 A-15)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an agreement for professional services with Maxim Healthcare Staffing Services, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute an agreement for professional services with Maxim Healthcare Staffing Services to provide substitute and temporary health care personnel for the period of September 1, 2020 through June 30, 2022 for a total Agreement amount not to exceed $250,000.00; b) Approve and authorize the Public Health Director, or designee, to: (1) sign Assignment Confirmation Letters or Placement Orders in accordance with Section B, Exhibit A in the Agreement; (2) add positions and/or approve rate changes not to exceed 10% of the rate currently stated in Exhibit B-1, subject to the procedures set forth in Exhibit B, Section B; and (3) make immaterial changes to the agreement so long as the total contract maximum is unchanged, subject to the Board’s ability to rescind this delegated authority at any time; and c) Determine that the proposed actions do not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of California Environmental QuaPass Action details Not available
20-00796 A-16)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Tajiguas Sanitary Landfill Main Access Road Extension and Site Improvements, Fiscal Year (FY) 2019-2020, County Project No. 828388, Third District, as follows: a) Review and approve the Statement of Final Quantities for work performed and materials supplied for this project by the contractor, Granite Construction Company Inc. in the amount of $592,347.80; and b) Determine that the proposed action is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to 14 CCR 15378(b)(5), because it consists of an administrative activity of government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
20-00809 A-17)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Second Amendment to the MNS Engineers, Inc. Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute the Second Amendment to the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor (BC17231) with MNS Engineers, Inc. (a local vendor), to amend the expiration date of December 12, 2020 to December 12, 2021, to add services, and to increase the base amount by $153,494.00 for a revised total amount not to exceed $268,844.00, including $15,350.00 in contingency funds to provide professional engineering services for the Santa Claus Lane Streetscape Improvements Project, County Project No. 720783, First District; b) Approve and authorize the Director of Public Works, or designee, to approve amendments to the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor (BC17231) with MNS, Engineers, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $15,350.00, and to make immaterial amendments in accordance with Section 25 of the Agreement; and c) Determine the above actions are not a project under the California EnvironmentaPass Action details Not available
20-00810 A-18)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Second Amendment to the T.Y. LIN International Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor for San Ysidro Interchange Improvements Project, County Project No. 740031, First District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Second Amendment to the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor (BC 18173) with T.Y. LIN International (not a local vendor), to increase the contract amount of $541,226.44 by $35,000.00 for a revised contract base total amount not to exceed $576,226.44, to provide professional engineering and environmental services for the San Ysidro Intersection Improvements Project; b) Approve and authorize the Director of Public Works, or designee, to approve Agreement amendments within the scope of work in an amount not to exceed $3,500.00 for a total Agreement amount up to and not to exceed $579,726.44; c) Approve and authorize the Director of Public Works, or designee, to make immaterial amendments in accordance with Section 36 of the Agreement; and d) Determine the above actions are not a project uPass Action details Video Video
20-00802 A-19)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a First Amendment with Satellite Tracking of People (STOP) for GPS Monitoring Services for Inmates, as follows: a) Approve, authorize, and ratify the Chair to execute the First Amendment to the agreement for services with Satellite Tracking of People, LLC (not a local vendor) for electronic monitoring services for the Sheriff’s Office for the period effective September 1, 2020 through August 31, 2021, with existing funding remaining in the existing agreement; 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
20-00790 A-20)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Resolution for Authorization to apply for and accept State Funding for the Transitional Housing Program - Round 2, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Director of the Department of Social Services, or his designee, to (1) apply for and accept the Transitional Housing Program - Round 2 allocation award from the State of California, Department of Housing and Community Development for the Transitional Housing Program; and (2) execute and submit to the California Department of Housing and Community Development all required or deemed necessary or appropriate grant documents and amendments; and b) Determine that the approval of the recommended action is not subject to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b) (5), since the recommended action is a government administrative activity which does not involve commitment to any specific project which may result in potentially significant physical impact on the environment.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
20-00799 2)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding a random drawing to select the first five Commission members for the County of Santa Barbara’s 2020 Citizens’ Independent Redistricting Commission (CIRC) by the District Attorney, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR.) a) Receive and file a presentation on the County of Santa Barbara’s 2020 CIRC; b) Pursuant to County Code Section 2-10.9A (4)(g), hold a hearing at a regularly scheduled Board of Supervisors meeting to allow the District Attorney to conduct a random drawing to select the first five commissioners of the CIRC, one from each of the five subpools established by the Elections Official; and c) Determine that the above actions do not constitute a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) based on CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5) since they are organizational or administrative activities of government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Video Video
20-00800 3)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding a KPMG Report on the Cannabis Permitting Process, as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Receive and file a report by KPMG and staff on an Operational and Performance Review of the Cannabis Permitting Process; b) Provide direction, as appropriate; and c) Find that the proposed actions do not constitute a “project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act, pursuant to 14 CCR 15378(b)(2), as it constitutes of general policy making. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Video Video