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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 1/26/2021 9:00 AM Minutes status: Approved  
Meeting location: REMOTE VIRTUAL PARTICIPATION ONLY
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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21-00098  Agenda ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-EXISTING LITIGATION (Paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Government Code section 54956.9) AT&T Mobility et al. v. County of Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County Superior Court case number 19CV06291. Santa Ynez Band of Mission Indians v. County of Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County Superior Court case number 18CV04402. 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, California 93117 and Assessor’s Parcel Number 081-150-042, addressed as 14470 Calle Real Road, Goleta, California 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. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS (Subdivision (a) of Government Code section 54957.6) Employee organizations: Service Employees International Union, Local 620. Agency-designated representativ  Action details Not available
21-00069 A-1)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the approval and Execution of an amendment to HOME Tenant Based Rental Assistance (TBRA) Subrecipient Agreement with the City of Santa Maria, Fifth District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Amendment to the existing Subrecipient Agreement between the County and the City of Santa Maria (City) that increases the amount of federal HOME funding by $139,927.00 from $230,732.00 to $370,659.00, to administer TBRA; and b) Determine that the proposed action is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) guidelines, pursuant to 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 impact on the environment.Pass Action details Not available
21-00070 A-2)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an amendment to the Consulting Service Agreement with Wood Environment and Infrastructure Solutions, Inc. (Contractor) for the Countywide Recreation Master Plan, Phase Two, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the professional services agreement with the Contractor in the amount not to exceed $429,999.00 so that the Contractor may assist the County in preparation of Phase Two of the Countywide Recreation Master Plan; and b) Determine that the Project is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Sections 15262 and 15378(b)(4) of the State Guidelines for the Implementation of CEQA, finding that the activities involve only feasibility or planning studies for possible future actions which the Board has not approved, adopted or funded and are 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.Pass Action details Video Video
21-00071 A-3)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a First Amendment adding additional funds to the California Homeless Emergency Aid Program (HEAP) Loan to Good Samaritan Shelter (GSS) for permanent supportive housing for persons experiencing homelessness, Fourth District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the following documents, which adds up to Three Hundred Thousand Dollars ($300,000.00) to the previously approved One Hundred Ninety-Six Thousand, One Hundred Forty-Eight Dollars ($196,148.00) loan for acquisition and construction of two (2) Tiny-Homes for permanent housing, located on the property at 203 North N Street, Lompoc, (the “Property”) for four to six previously homeless persons. i) First Amendment to County HEAP Loan Agreement, increasing the total amount of HEAP funds specified for the Project by up to $300,000.00, contingent on amount of HEAP interest earned by COUNTY, to the County HEAP Loan Agreement; ii) County Deed of Trust, Assignment of Rents, and Security Agreement, securing the amended $496,148.00 loan amount; iii) Substitution of Trustee and Deed Pass Action details Not available
21-00084 A-4)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations to approve a Fifth Amendment to the Agreement for Professional Legal Services with Outside Counsel Meyers Nave, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Fifth Amendment to the Agreement for Professional Legal Services between the County of Santa Barbara and the law firm Meyers Nave to increase the payment limit to $4,550,000.00; 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 Not available
21-00063 A-5)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the 2020 Annual Report and Accomplishments from the County’s Federal and State Legislative Advocates, as follows: a) Receive and file the Annual Report and Accomplishments for 2020 from the County’s State legislative advocate, Government Advocates, Inc., and federal legislative advocate, Thomas Walters and Associates; and b) 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.Pass Action details Not available
21-00082 A-6)Administrative ItemApprove Budget Revision Requests. (4/5 Vote Required)Pass Action details Not available
21-00086 A-7)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a request to participate in the Vandenberg Air Force Base Master Plan Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and Agreement with REACH in the amount of $200,000.00 for Services Related to Phase 1 Assessment of the Master Plan Project, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Addendum No. 1 that adds the County of Santa Barbara to the MOU for the VAFB Master Plan between REACH, The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GOBiz), the 30th Space Wing, United States Space Force, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and Deloitte Consulting, LLP; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement between the County of Santa Barbara and REACH for Services related to the VAFB Master Plan Phase 1 and authorize payment of $200,000.00 for the statement of work; c) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0007344, which appropriates $120,000.00 from available cannabis tax revenues and $80,000.00 from the General County Programs fund balance: and d) Determine that the proposed action is related to the creation of a governmenPass Action details Video Video
21-00085 A-8)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Agreement with American Medical Response (AMR) for Blood Draw Services, as follows: a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with AMR to provide blood draw services for the period of July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021, in an amount not to exceed $90,000.00; and b) Determine that the above actions are government fiscal activities of funding mechanisms which do not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant physical impact on the environment, and are therefore not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15378(b)(4) of the CEQA guidelines.Pass Action details Not available
21-00081 A-9)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the First 5 Children and Families Commission of Santa Barbara County Acceptance of Appropriations, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Accept $557,722.00 of one-time funding for First 5 Santa Barbara County to identify instructional approaches that support learning outcomes for DLLs (Dual Language Learners) and examine the scalability of instructional, professional development, and family engagement strategies as well as infrastructure components that contribute to effectiveness, as the early learning system recovers from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic; b) Approve Budget Journal Entry No. 0007290 to establish appropriations of $321,292.00 in First 5 Santa Barbara County’s First 5 Child and Families Commission Fund for Salaries and Employee Benefits and Services and Supplies funded by unanticipated revenue from First 5 California; First 5 requests the Board approve and ratify the allocation of funds to Fiscal Year 2020-2021; and c) Determine that the activity is not a “Project” subject to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review perPass Action details Not available
21-00074 A-10)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Amendment for the Animal Services City Agreement with the City of Santa Barbara for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020-2021, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute a Seventh Amendment to the Agreement with the City of Santa Barbara to provide animal sheltering services for the period of January 1, 2021 through June 30, 2021 for a total amount of $204,880.00 for this extended period; and b) Determine that these activities are exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review per CEQA Guideline Section 15061(b)(3), since it can be seen with certainty that there is no possibility that the activities may have a significant effect on the environment.Pass Action details Video Video
21-00073 A-11)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding A-Street Basin Weir Structure Reconstruction Project- Statement of Final Quantities, Fourth District, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Statement of Final Quantities for work performed and materials supplied for the A-Street Basin Weir Reconstruction Project by the contractor JJ Fisher Construction, Inc. (a tri-county vendor), in the amount of $236,396.65; and b) Determine that the A-Street Basin Weir Structure Reconstruction Project was found by the Board to be exempt from the provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), pursuant to State CEQA Guidelines Section 15301, Maintenance of an Existing Facility, on April 7, 2020, that a Notice of Exemption was filed on that basis, and the proposed action is within the scope of that Notice of Exemption.Pass Action details Not available
21-00075 A-12)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Acceptance of Offer and Sale of County Surplus Equipment, as follows: a) Authorize the Director of Public Works to accept the highest Public Auction offer to purchase County surplus off-road heavy equipment and on-road vehicles at a Caterpillar sponsored auction and Public Surplus auction; b) Authorize the Purchasing Manager to prepare Bills of Sale and complete the transaction; and c) Determine that the proposed 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
21-00083 A-13)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Modoc Road Multimodal Path Gap Closure Project (Phase I), Second District, as follows: a) Approve the Modoc Road Multimodal Path Gap Closure Project (Phase I), Project No. 862416 and authorize the Director of Public Works to advertise for construction; and b) Find the Modoc Road Multimodal Path Gap Closure Project (Phase I) is exempt from the provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to 14 CCR 15304(h) (as the proposed project(s) consists of the minor public or private alterations in the condition of land, water, and/or vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees except for forestry and agricultural purposes for the creation of bicycle lanes on existing rights-of-way) and approve the filing of the attached Notice of Exemption on that basis.Pass Action details Not available
21-00068 A-14)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Twelfth Amendment to the Agreement with Aramark Corporation (Aramark Correctional Services, LLC) for Jail Food Services, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Twelfth Amendment to the Agreement for Services with Aramark Corporation (Aramark Correctional Services, LLC) for jail food services to extend the term on a month-to-month basis not to exceed 90-Days and expiring on April 30, 2021, in an amount not to exceed $312,000.00; 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 a potentially significant impact 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
21-00064 A-15)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Donna Lewis to the Air Pollution Control District Community Advisory Council, First District.Pass Action details Not available
21-00065 A-16)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Jonathan Blumer to the South County Board of Architectural Review, term ending January 1, 2025, First District.Pass Action details Not available
21-00066 A-17)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Sheila Snow to the Historic Landmarks Advisory Committee, term ending January 1, 2025, First District.Pass Action details Not available
21-00076 A-18)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Samuel Duarte to the Arts Commission, Term Ending June 30, 2022, Third District.Pass Action details Not available
21-00089 A-19)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Donna Carpenter to the Santa Barbara County Finance Corporation Inc., term ending July 31, 2025, Third District.Pass Action details Not available
21-00091 A-20)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Cliff Dugger to the Air Pollution Control District Community Advisory Council, Fourth District.Pass Action details Not available
21-00092 A-21)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Rob Knight to the Historic Landmark Advisory Commission, term ending January 1, 2025, Fourth Distirct.Pass Action details Not available
21-00093 A-22)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Steven Reese to the North County Board of Architectural Review, term ending January 1, 2025, Fourth District.Pass Action details Not available
21-00094 A-23)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Robert W. Jones to the North County Board of Architectural Review, term ending January 1, 2025, Fourth District.Pass Action details Not available
21-00095 A-24)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Barbara Raggio to the Library Advisory Committee, term ending July 1, 2022, Fourth District.Pass Action details Not available
21-00096 A-25)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Mark Gomes to the Fish and Wildlife Commission, Fourth District.Pass Action details Not available
21-00062 A-26)Appointment/BOS itemConsider recommendations regarding a Statement of Commitment to Equity and Inclusion in the Community and Workplace, as follows: a) Approve the Statement of Commitment to Equity and Inclusion in the Community and Workplace; and b) Determine that the action is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) because pursuant to sections 15378(b)(4) and 15378(b)(5) the recommended action consists of organizational or administrative activities of government that will not result in a direct or indirect physical change to the environment.Pass Action details Video Video
21-00088 A-27)Departmental AgendaConsider recommendations regarding the request of the Central Coast Water Authority (CCWA) to approve two Water Supply Contract Amendments, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR. 30 MIN.) Acting as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Consider the request of the CCWA to approve Amendment 20 (Contact Extension Amendment) to the State Water Project (SWP) Contract, as follows: i) Approve and authorize the Public Works Director or his designee to execute Amendment 20 (Contract Extension) to the SWP Contract contingent upon full approval and execution of the First Amendment to the Transfer of Financial Responsibility Agreement (TFRA); ii) Approve and authorize the Public Works Director or designee to execute the First Amendment to the TFRA with CCWA to extend the term of the TFRA to match the extended term of the SWP as approved in Amendment 20; and iii) Certify that the Board, acting as a Responsible Agency, has reviewed and considered the information and environmental effects contained in the Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) for Amendment 20 to Pass Action details Not available
21-00067 A-28)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Theodore Toedte upon his retirement from the Sheriff’s Office after over 27 years of faithful and distinguished service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
21-00087 A-29)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution honoring the Solvang Chamber of Commerce for its contributions to the community on their 100th Anniversary.Pass Action details Video Video
21-00077 A-30)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Maricela Tanore upon her retirement from the District Attorney’s Office after over 26 years of faithful and distinguished service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
21-00072 1)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding an update on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), 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, 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
21-00080 2)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding Interim Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Thresholds of Significance, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR.) a) Determine that the proposed amendment to Chapter 11, GHG Emissions, of the Environmental Thresholds and Guidelines Manual (County of Santa Barbara, Planning and Development, September 2020) is not a project pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Sections 15060(c)(3), 15378(b)(5), and 15064.7(b); and b) Adopt a Resolution approving the proposed amendment to the Environmental Thresholds and Guidelines Manual to include new interim thresholds for determining the significance of impacts from GHG emissions from land use projects and plans in compliance with CEQA Guidelines Section 15064.4, determining the significance of impacts from GHG Emissions. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Video Video
21-00011 3)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding Ocean Vistas, LLC Zoning Map Amendment and Comprehensive Plan Amendment, Case Nos. 20RZN-00000-00001 and 20GPA-00000-00001, First District, as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Make the required findings for approval of the proposed project, Case Nos. 20RZN-00000-00001 and 20GPA-00000-00001, including California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) findings included with the Board Letter; b) Determine the project is exempt from CEQA pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Sections 15061(b)(3) [Common Sense Exemption] and 15303 [New Construction or Conversion of Small Structures] included with the Board Letter; c) Adopt a Resolution to amend the Land Use Designation Map in the Montecito Community Plan to re-designate Assessor’s Parcel Number 011-070-002 from Public Utilities (UT) to Semi-Rural Residential, minimum parcel size two acres (SRR-0.5) (Case No. 20GPA-00000-00001); and d) Adopt an Ordinance to amend the Zoning Map in the Montecito Community Plan for Assessor’s Parcel Number 011-070-002 to change the zoning from UT to Single Family ResidentialPass Action details Video Video
21-00079 4)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding KPMG’s Operational Performance Review of the Santa Barbara County Probation Department, as follows: (EST. TIME: 45 MIN.) a) Receive and file a report on KPMG’s Operational and Performance Review of the Santa Barbara County Probation Department; 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 consists of general policy and procedure making. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Video Video
21-00078 5)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding KPMG Operational and Performance Review of the District Attorney’s Office, as follows: (EST. TIME: 45 MIN.) a) Receive and file a report on KPMG’s Operational and Performance Review of the District Attorney’s Office; 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 consists of general policy and procedure making. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Video Video
21-00097 6)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding an Urgency Ordinance to temporarily prohibit commercial evictions, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) (EST. TIME: 15 MIN.) a) Pursuant to Government Code sections 25123 and 25131 and California Governor Newsom’s Executive Orders N-28-20 and N-80-20, adopt an Urgency Ordinance Amending County Code Chapter 44 Article III to Temporarily Prohibit Commercial Evictions through March 31, 2021, for commercial evictions arising from loss of income or substantial medical expenses related to COVID-19, Coronavirus pandemic. This Urgency Ordinance does not relieve a tenant’s obligations to pay rent or restrict a landlord’s ability to recover rent due; b) Read the title and waive further reading of the Urgency Ordinance; and c) Determine that adoption of the Urgency Ordinance is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15269(c), 15061(b)(3), and 15378(b)(5).Pass Action details Video Video