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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 3/2/2021 9:00 AM Minutes status: Approved  
Meeting location: REMOTE VIRTUAL PARTICIPATION ONLY
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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21-00176  Agenda ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-ANTICIPATED LITIGATION (Paragraph (2) of subdivision (d) of Government Code section 54956.9) Significant exposure to civil litigation: 1 case. On January 19, 2021, the County received a threat of litigation (letter attached to the Closed Session Agenda, File No. 21-00176) from Reetz, Fox and Bartlett regarding Tom and Kelly Bilek’s application for an Accessory Dwelling Unit. PUBLIC EMPLOYEE APPOINTMENT (Paragraph (1) of subdivision (b) of Government Code section 54957) County Counsel  Action details Not available
21-00153 A-1)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding approval for the County of Santa Barbara to submit a joint application for State No Place Like Home (NPLH) non-competitive funds with the Housing Authority of Santa Barbara County (HACSB) and enter into a Memorandum of Understanding for the Cypress and 7th proposed supportive housing project; adopt a Resolution authorizing the Department of Behavioral Wellness to act on behalf of the County in connection with an award of NPLH funds; and approve a conditional reservation of $632,696.00 for the Cypress and 7th proposed supportive housing project, Fourth District, as follows: a) Approve a conditional reservation of $632,696.00 of NPLH non-competitive funds, inclusive of the initial $550,000.00 conditional allocation, to the HACSB for the proposed development of supportive affordable housing at 1401 East Cypress Avenue, Lompoc, California (APN 085-150-089) to be set aside through September 30, 2021, and direct and authorize the Director of Behavioral Wellness to execute such letter; b) Adopt a Resolution that: i) Authorizes the County to submit a jPass Action details Video Video
21-00155 A-2)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) Telehealth Support Grant Award, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Department of Behavioral Wellness Director to execute twelve grant agreements (No. CA20MAT214-225) with Sierra Health Foundation: Center for Health Program Management, a California nonprofit public benefit corporation that is assisting the DHCS with the administration of grant funds, accepting a total of $522,000.00 to support behavioral health telehealth infrastructure improvement activities due to the impact of COVID-19 for the period of September 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021; b) Delegate to the Department of Behavioral Wellness Director the authority to execute subsequent reports pursuant to Exhibit II Program and Financial Reporting Requirements of the grant agreements and to execute immaterial amendments to the grant agreements that do not change the amount or substantive terms of the grant agreements, subject to the Board’s ability to rescind the delegated authority at any time; c) Approve BPass Action details Not available
21-00152 A-3)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the First Amendment to the California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA) Participation Agreement for the Mental Health Service Act (MHSA) Innovation Program (a.k.a. Help@Hand) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019-2024, as follows: a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute the First Amendment to the CalMHSA Participation Agreement for the MHSA Innovation Program (a.k.a. Help@Hand) (Agreement No. 445-ITS-2019-SB-A1) to update the Exhibit B General Terms and Conditions and Exhibit C County Specific Scope and Funding with no change to the administrative fee or the overall contract of $1,520,873.00 for the Help@Hand program for the procurement of technology services from July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2024; and b) Determine that the above actions are government fiscal activities, which do not involve any commitment to any specific project that 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 CEQAPass Action details Not available
21-00154 A-4)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding appointments to the Cachuma Resource Conservation District Board of Directors, as follows: a) Consider the appointment of Directors to the Cachuma Resource Conservation District pursuant to California Public Resources Code sections 9314 and 9316, as follows: i) Re-appoint Gary Cavaletto and James Stollberg to the Board of the Cachuma Resource Conservation District to four year terms ending on November 29, 2024; and ii) Appoint Paul Van Leer to the Board of the Cachuma Resource Conservation District to a four year term ending on November 29, 2024; and b) Determine that the appointment of a Director to the Board of Directors of the Cachuma Resource Conservation District 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 actions are organizational or administrative activities of governments that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
21-00170 A-5)Administrative ItemApprove Budget Revision Requests Nos. 0007381, 0007396, and 0007399 (Majority Vote Required); and Budget Revision Requests Nos. 0007216, 0007398, 0007411, and 0007416 (4/5 Vote Required).Pass Action details Not available
21-00165 A-6)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Contract Amendment for the New Cuyama Fire Station 27, Project No. 8751, First District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Amendment to the contract with Anderson Burton for the New Cuyama Fire Station 27; authorizing expansion of the Communications Room and increasing the contract by $311,669.00 for a revised, total contract amount of $6,749,337.30; b) Authorize the General Services Director or designee to approve change orders, as authorized under California Public Contract Code Section 20142, to Anderson Burton (BC 20-071) for an aggregate amount not to exceed $334,383.41, for the construction of the New Cuyama Fire Station 27, which could increase the total contract amount to an amount not to exceed $7,083,720.71; and c) Find that the project was determined by your Board to be exempt from the provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) under State CEQA Guidelines Section 15302 on November 5, 2019, that a Notice of Exemption was filed on that basis, and that the above actions are within the scopPass Action details Not available
21-00159 A-7)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Santa Barbara Veterans Memorial Building Kitchen License and Management Agreement (R/P File No.: 003708), Second District, as follows: a) Determine, in accordance with California Government Code Section 26227 and California Military and Veterans Code Section 1264, that the Santa Barbara Agriculture and Farm Education Foundation, Inc., a California nonprofit public benefit corporation, operates a program that will meet the social needs of the population of the County and serve public purposes, and that its use of a portion of the Santa Barbara Veterans Memorial Building at 112 W. Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara, CA 93101, County Assessor Parcel No. 033-101-013, for a term of up to six (6) years will not interfere with the County’s use of the facility or the reasonable use by any veterans association, organization or non-profit agency; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Kitchen License and Management Agreement with Santa Barbara Agriculture and Farm Education Foundation, Inc. for the use and management of a 378-square-foot portioPass Action details Not available
21-00160 A-8)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Transfer of Real Property at North Preisker Lane in Santa Maria from Flood Control to the City of Santa Maria, Fifth District, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) Acting as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Adopt a Resolution determining that the real property located at the terminus of North Preisker Lane in Santa Maria (San Luis Obispo County Assessor’s Parcel Number 090-341-051) is not needed for flood control purposes, which will enable the District to dispose of the property in the manner prescribed by law for such action by counties; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Transfer Agreement between the District and the City detailing the terms and conditions of the property transfer; c) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Quitclaim Deed, which will release District’s rights, title and interest in the subject property; d) Instruct the Director of the County Public Works Department, or Director’s designee, to present the executed Quitclaim Deed to the City of Santa Maria for accePass Action details Not available
21-00161 A-9)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Construction of Storm Damage Repairs on N. Jameson Lane Guardrail Repairs Near Bridges BR-0341 (Romero Cr), BR-0342 (San Ysidro Cr), and BR-0343 (Oak Cr), County Project 18114P, Federal Project ER-38MO (002), First District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Amendment to the Contract for the Storm Damage Repairs on N. Jameson Lane Guardrail Repairs Near Bridges BR-0341 (Romero Cr), BR-0342 (San Ysidro Cr), and BR-0343 (Oak Cr); County Project 18114P; Federal Project ER-38MO(002), increasing the contract amount by $25,000.00, resulting in a total contract amount, including contingency and supplemental items, of $335,580.00; and b) Determine the project was found by the Board to be exempt from the provisions of California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to 14 CCR 15301 (c) on November 6, 2018, as the proposed project 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 expansiPass Action details Not available
21-00162 A-10)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Lower Mission Creek Improvement and Restoration Project, Reach 2B Phase II Acquisition, District Project No. SC8042, First District, as follows: Acting as Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservations District: a) Approve and authorize the Director of Public Works to execute an Easement Purchase Agreement between the Santa Barbara County Flood Control and Water Conservation District (District) and 317 Chapala Street, LLC., (Owner) for the purchase, for a total cost not to exceed $365,000.00 inclusive of relocation costs, of a permanent easement, permanent non-exclusive access and staging easement and temporary construction easement and agreement on a portion of real property located at 317 Chapala Street (County Assessor Parcel Number: 037-245-012) in connection with the Lower Mission Creek Improvement and Restoration Project, Reach 2B Phase II District Project No. SC8042; b) Accept the Permanent Easement Deed, and Permanent Non-Exclusive Access and Staging Easement Deed conveying easement interests in the real property located at 317Pass Action details Not available
21-00163 A-11)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the 2021 Updated Debris Basin Maintenance and Management Plan, Romero Creek, Colds Springs, and San Ysidro Debris Basins Improvement Projects, First and Second Districts, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Find that pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15162, no new effects will occur and no new mitigation measures would be required as a result of the project and therefore pursuant to the CEQA Section 15168 (c)(2), that the Updated Debris Basin Maintenance and Management Plan is within the scope of the project covered by the Program Environmental Impact Report for the Updated Routine Maintenance Program (01-EIR-01) approved in 2001 and no new environmental document is required; b) Consider the addenda to the previously certified Program Environmental Impact Report (01-EIR-01) and determine that the addenda contained within the Updated Debris Basin Maintenance and Management Plan have been completed in compliance with the CEQA and adopt the mitigPass Action details Not available
21-00164 A-12)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Authorization to Execute Proposition 1 Integrated Regional Water Management Implementation Grant Subgrant Agreements pursuant to California Proposition 1 Implementation Round 1 Integrated Regional Water Management Grant Funding, as follows: Acting as Board of Directors, Water Agency: a) Approve and authorize the Public Works Director or his designee to execute a Proposition 1 Integrated Regional Water Management Implementation Grant Subgrant Agreement and all necessary subsequent agreements or amendments with the Laguna County Sanitation District, the City of Santa Barbara, and the City of Guadalupe, pursuant to the Proposition 1 Implementation Round 1 Integrated Regional Water Management Grant; and b) Find that these actions do not constitute “Projects” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to 14 CCR 15378 (b)(4). Acting as Board of Directors, Laguna County Sanitation District: c) Approve and authorize the Public Works Director or his designee to execute a Proposition 1 Integrated Regional Water Management ImPass Action details Not available
21-00175 A-13)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Sharrie Suzanne (Suzy) Cawthon to the Parks Commission, term ending January 1, 2024, First District.Pass Action details Not available
21-00151 A-14)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Robert Richards to the South County Board of Architectural Review, term ending January 1, 2025, Third District.Pass Action details Not available
21-00172 A-15)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Arcelia Sencion to the Commission for Women, term ending January 1, 2022, Third District.Pass Action details Not available
21-00169 A-16)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Laura Nuzzo to the Air Pollution Control District Community Advisory Council, open term, Fourth District.Pass Action details Not available
21-00173 A-17)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider, accept and forward to the Office of the Governor, Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisor nomination(s) of one or more member of a Board of Supervisors and one or more mayor or member of a City Council from San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties for appointment as the South Central Coast Region representative on the California Coastal Commission. (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Not available
21-00167 A-18)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the adoption of the Proposed Fee Ordinance for the Surveyor Division in Public Works Department, as follows: a) Approve the introduction (first reading) of the proposed Ordinance amending fees for County Surveyor services; b) Read the title “An Ordinance Adopting a Schedule of Fees for Services Provided by the Department of Public Works, County Surveyor Division in Connection with the Review and Approval of Subdivision and Survey Related Documents and Maps within the Jurisdiction of Santa Barbara County,” and waive full reading of the selected Ordinance; and c) Continue the hearing on the Administrative Agenda to consider recommendations, as follows: i) Consider and approve the adoption (second reading) of the Ordinance amending fees for County Surveyor services effective 60 days after adoption; and ii) Find that the above-recommended actions are the establishment, modification, structuring, restricting, or approval of rates, tolls, fees, or other charges by public agencies which the public agency finds are for the purpose of meeting Pass Action details Not available
21-00150 A-19)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the week of February 28, 2021 through March 6, 2021 as Peace Corps Week in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
21-00157 1)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding an Update on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), as follows: (EST. TIME: 2 HR.) 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:Pass Action details Video Video
21-00166 2)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding Extra-Help Services and Retirement Waiver for the District Attorney’s Office, as follows: (EST. TIME: 5 MIN.) a) In accordance with California Government Code Section 7522.56(f)(1), certify that the appointment of retired County employee Julie Rotta, Restitution Specialist, is necessary to fill a critical need in the District Attorney’s Office before 180 days have passed from her date of retirement; b) Approve and authorize the District Attorney’s office to appoint retired employee, Julie Rotta, as an Extra Help employee to provide training on a part time basis not to exceed 960 hours of annual service; and c) Determine that the above actions are not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Sections 15378(b)(4) and 15378(b)(5) because they consist of government administrative or fiscal activities that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Video Video
21-00126 3)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Ordinance amending Santa Barbara County Code Chapter 16 to authorize Microenterprise Home Kitchen Operations to be permitted countywide as a Food Facility, and a Resolution amending Food Facility Fees to include application plan review and annual permitting fees for Microenterprise Home Kitchen Operations, as follows: a) Consider and approve the adoption (Second Reading) of an Ordinance to amend Chapter 16, Article III, entitled “County Retail Food Code” in the Santa Barbara County Code; and b) Find that the Ordinance is exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review per CEQA Guideline Section 151061(b)(3), since it can be seen with certainty that there is no possibility that the activity may have a significant impact on the environment, and direct staff to file a Notice of Exemption.Pass Action details Video Video
21-00168 4)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Pulice Appeal of the Ellwood Quarry Revised Conditional Use Permit and Reclamation Plan, Case Nos. 19APL-00000-00026, 18RVP-00000-00016, and 17RVP-00000-00082, Third District, as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Deny the appeal, Case No. 19APL-00000-00026; b) Make the required findings for approval of the project, including California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) findings; c) After considering the environmental review documents (Addendum dated March 4, 2021 together with the previously adopted Environmental Impact Report 87-EIR-3), determine that as reflected in the CEQA findings, no subsequent Environmental Impact Report shall be prepared for this project; and d) Grant de novo approval of Case Nos. 17RVP-00000-00082 and 18RVP-00000-00016 subject to the conditions of approval. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Video Video
21-00156 5)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding a State Water Project (SWP) Contract Amendments, as follows: (EST. TIME: 20 MIN.) Acting as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Consider the request of the Central Coast Water Authority (CCWA) to approve Amendment 20 (Contact Extension Amendment) to the 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 CCWA’s acknowledgement by an action of its Board that the Transfer of Financial Responsibility Agreement (TFRA) remains in full force; ii) Approve and authorize the Public Works Director or designee to sign the Agreement Confirming the Term of the TFRA; 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 the SWP Contract, and that the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) as Lead Agency found no significant impPass Action details Video Video
21-00171 6)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Ordinance amending Chapter 27, Personnel, Articles I and II and a Resolution establishing County Office Hours, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Consider adoption (Second Reading) of an Ordinance Amending Chapter 27, Personnel, Articles I and II, to provide clarity and modernization of the 1971 language; b) Adopt a Resolution Regarding County Office Hours; and c) Find that the proposed actions do 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 Video Video
21-00158 7)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Receive and file the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Second Quarter Budget and Financial Status Report as of December 31, 2020, showing the status of appropriations and financing for departmental budgets adopted by the Board of Supervisors. (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION:Pass Action details Video Video