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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 5/18/2021 9:00 AM Minutes status: Approved  
Meeting location: REMOTE VIRTUAL PARTICIPATION ONLY
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21-00001  Agenda ItemCounty Executive Officer’s Report: Receive a report from the County Executive Officer (CEO) on County programs, County staff updates and achievements, staff recognitions, updates on major projects, updates on state and federal legislation, and upcoming events of interest to the Board and the public. There will be no Board discussion except to ask questions or refer matters to staff; and no action will be taken unless listed on a subsequent agenda.  Action details Not available
21-00472  Agenda ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-EXISTING LITIGATION (Paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Government Code section 54956.9) Gee v. Ameriprise Auto and Home Insurance et al., Santa Barbara County Superior Court case number 20CV01257. Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors, sitting as the Board of Supervisors and as the Board of Directors of the Santa Barbara County Flood Control and Water Conservation District. Southern California Fire Cases, Judicial Council Coordination Proceeding case number 4965, including Southern California Edison Company et al. v. County of Santa Barbara, et al., Los Angeles County Superior Court, Lead Case Nos. BC698429 and BC699216. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-ANTICIPATED LITIGATION (Paragraph (2) of subdivision (d) of Government Code section 54956.9) Significant exposure to civil litigation: one case. The joint letter dated February 26, 2021 from the Cities of Buellton, Carpinteria, Goleta and Solvang asserts that proposed cost increases for contract law enforcement services for those cities violates the terms and purpose of the County’s contracts with  Action details Not available
21-00452 A-1)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Auditor-Controller’s Report on the Statement of Assets of the Santa Barbara County Treasurer’s Investment Pool as of March 31, 2021, as follows: a) Receive and file the Auditor-Controller's Report on the Statement of Assets of the Santa Barbara County Treasurer’s Investment Pool as of March 31, 2021; and b) Determine that the above actions are not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15378(b)(4) of the CEQA Guidelines because they consist of the creation of government funding mechanisms which do not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant physical impact on the environment.Pass Action details Not available
21-00454 A-2)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Release of Prior Years Impounded Property Tax Revenue, for the 2020-2021 Tax Year, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0006827 to increase fund balance components by $3,430,968.00 in multiple County funds and departments, funded by release of nonspendable fund balance due to the resolution of multiple assessment appeals cases; and b) Determine that the above action is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15378(b)(4) of the CEQA Guidelines, because it is a government fiscal activity which does not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant physical effect on the environment.Pass Action details Video Video
21-00456 A-3)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Budget Revisions of Appropriations for Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) 84 Conversion, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve budget revisions necessary to transfer resources held in County fiduciary funds to County governmental funds in accordance with GASB Statement No. 84 which require 4/5 approval vote from the Board of Supervisors; and b) Determine that the above actions are not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15378(c) of the CEQA Guidelines because they consist of the creation of government funding mechanisms which do not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant physical impact on the environment.Pass Action details Not available
21-00446 A-4)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Contract Renewal with Pacific Pride Foundation for the Alcohol and Drug Program, Fiscal Year (FY) 2021-2024, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a multiyear Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Pacific Pride Foundation, a California nonprofit (a local vendor), for the provision of county-wide Alcohol and Drug Outreach, Harm Reduction, and Overdose Prevention Services and HIV Early Intervention Services for a total Maximum Contract Amount not to exceed $431,037.00, inclusive of $143,679.00 for FY 2021-2022; $143,679.00 for FY 2022-2023; and $143,679.00 for FY 2023-2024, for the period of July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2024; b) Delegate to the Director of the Department of Behavioral Wellness or designee the authority to make immaterial changes to the Agreement per Section 25 of the Agreement, reallocate funds between funding sources with discretion per Exhibit B of the Agreement, adjust the provisional rate with discretion per Exhibit B of the Agreement; and amend the program goals, outcomes, and measures perPass Action details Not available
21-00467 A-5)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Grant Proposal for Proposition 64 Public Health and Safety Grant Program (Prop 64), Fiscal Year (FY) 2021-2024, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Adopt a Resolution, as required by the California Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC), approving, ratifying, and authorizing the County Executive Officer, or designee, on behalf of the County to submit a Grant Proposal for Prop 64 funding and execute a Grant Agreement with the BSCC accepting the Prop 64 grant award in the amount of $959,895.00 for the period of May 1, 2021 through April 30, 2024 and any amendments thereof; b) Approve and authorize the County Executive Officer, or designee, to execute on behalf of the County a Grant Agreement with the BSCC accepting the Prop 64 grant award in the amount of $959,895.00 for the period of May 1, 2021 through April 30, 2024; c) Direct the Director of the Department of Behavioral Wellness to return to the Board if subsequent amendments to the Grant Agreement with the BSCC are required; d) Delegate authority to the Director of the Department oPass Action details Not available
21-00450 A-6)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Amendments to the Community Corrections Partnership (CCP) Supportive Housing Sub-Recipient Agreements, as follows: a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute a two-month extension and budget modification to the existing sub-recipient agreements funded through Public Safety Realignment reserve funding with the following providers in the specified amounts: i) An increase of $41,000.00 for a total amount not to exceed $441,000.00 for the Good Samaritan Shelter (GSS) Supportive Wraparound Services project; and ii) An increase of $25,667.00 for a total amount not to exceed $425,667.00 for The Salvation Army (TSA) Hospitality House Community Integration Project; and b) Determine that the recommended actions are not a project within the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review per CEQA Guideline Section 15378(b)(4), since the recommended actions are government fiscal activities which do not involve commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant physical impact on the environment.Pass Action details Not available
21-00455 A-7)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Approval on the Third Amendment to the Agreement for Professional Legal Services with Outside Counsel Andrues/Podberesky, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute the Third Amended Agreement for Professional Legal Services between the County of Santa Barbara and the Andrues/Podberesky law firm to account for staffing changes, extend the term of the Agreement to December 31, 2022, and increase the maximum contract amount by $450,000.00 for a new maximum contract amount not to exceed $1,300,000.00; 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
21-00438 A-8)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Appointment of an Acting Director of Behavioral Wellness, as follows: a) Approve the appointment of Pam Fisher Psy.D. to serve as the Acting Director of Behavioral Wellness and Acting Director of Local Behavioral Health Services beginning June 14, 2021; and b) Determine that the above actions are government 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 CEQA Guidelines.Pass Action details Not available
21-00441 A-9)Administrative ItemReceive and file the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Third Quarter Budget and Financial Status Report as of March 31, 2021, showing the status of appropriations and financing for departmental budgets adopted by the Board of Supervisors.Pass Action details Video Video
21-00457 A-10)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Amendment No. 5 to the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with KPMG LLP, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 5 to the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with KPMG LLP to perform a financial impact analysis and identify staffing requirements associated with the creation of a dedicated dispatch center for fire and emergency medical services, and to increase funding in the amount of $43,520.00 for a total contract amount not to exceed $2,327,840.00; and b) Determine that the proposed actions are administrative activities that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment, and are therefore not a project as defined by State California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines section 15378(b)(5).Pass Action details Not available
21-00459 A-11)Administrative ItemApprove Budget Revision Request No. 0007575 (Majority Vote Required); and Budget Revision Request Nos. 0007386, 0007486, 0007487, 0007491, and 0007582 (4/5 Vote Required).Pass Action details Not available
21-00469 A-12)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Amendment and Transfer of Conservation Easements at the Scolari Ranch from the County to the Land Trust for Santa Barbara County, Third and Fourth Districts, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Amended and Restated Conservation Easement subject to final approval by County Counsel and the Directors of Planning and Development and General Services, amending and restating a conservation easement previously accepted by the County on April 21, 2020, granted by LeRoy Scolari, Gerald E. Scolari and Sandra K. Scolari, and Rosebel V. Cameron, as trustees of the owners, on real property containing approximately 233 acres of land, located in the County of Santa Barbara, on Assessor Parcel Number 083-090-001; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Amended and Restated Conservation Easement subject to final approval by County Counsel and the Directors of Planning and Development and General Services, amending and restating a conservation easement previously accepted by the County on April 21, 2020, granted by LeRoy ScolarPass Action details Video Video
21-00434 A-13)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Authorization and Ratification of Steps to Implement California SB 95, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Adopt a Resolution authorizing and ratifying action to grant a bank of up to 80 hours of additional County paid leave to regular and extra help employees (up to 112 hours to Fire Department employees in 112 hour per pay-period shift assignments) to implement California Senate Bill 95; and b) Find, pursuant to County Code Section 27-12 (i), that the action in recommendation a) is in the best interest of the County, and does not amount to a gift of public funds prohibited by the California Constitution, because it serves public purposes by retaining qualified and competent County employees; and c) 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 project which may result in a potentially significant physical impact on the environment, and therefore is not a project subject to environmePass Action details Not available
21-00453 A-14)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Novation Agreement transferring Ecology and Environment, Inc. Contract No. BC19183 to WSP USA, and Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. BC19183 to complete an Environmental Impact Report and Environmental Impact Statement for the Plains Replacement Pipeline Project, Third, Fourth, and Fifth Districts, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute the Novation Agreement to transfer the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor between the County and Ecology and Environment, Inc. (existing Agreement Contract No. BC19183) to WSP USA, including all rights and obligations contained therein; b) Upon approval of Recommended Action a), approve and authorize the Chair to execute Contract Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. BC19183 in the amount of $582,771.00 for a total contract not-to-exceed cost of $1,732,687.00 for work that was not included in the original Agreement for Services to prepare the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) and the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Plains Replacement Pipeline Project (Project); c) UPass Action details Not available
21-00431 A-15)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Notice of Request for an Application for the Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) one-time Youth Programs and Facilities Grant (YPFG), as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution approving and ratifying the Grant Application to the BSCC for the one-time YPFG for improvements to the outdoor space at the Santa Maria Juvenile Hall (SMJH); b) Authorize and ratify the Chief Probation Officer’s application for the YPFG from the BSCC for improvements to the outdoor space at the SMJH; c) Authorize the Chief Probation Officer, or designee, to execute and submit the grant agreement, in a form substantially similar to the grant terms and conditions and upon review and concurrence of County Counsel, Auditor-Controller, and Risk Manager or their designee if the YPFG is awarded; and d) Determine that the above actions are government fiscal activities or funding mechanisms which do not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant physical impact on the environment, and are therefore not a project under the CalPass Action details Not available
21-00445 A-16)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Second Amendment to the Financial Credit Network Professional Services Agreement, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Second Amendment to the Agreement that extends for three years the term during which Financial Credit Network is assigned, for purposes of collection and pursuant to the terms and conditions set forth in the Professional Services Agreement, as follows: i) All delinquent accounts owed to and non-sufficient funds checks made to the County Public Health Department’s Environmental Health Services; and ii) All delinquent accounts owed to and non-sufficient funds checks made to the County Public Works Department; and b) Determine that these activities are exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review per CEQA guideline Section 15378(b)(4), since the recommended actions are government fiscal activities which do not involve commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant physical impact on the environment.Pass Action details Not available
21-00460 A-17)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Contract Amendment to the Cooperative Agreement for Measure A Safe Routes to School and Bicycle and Pedestrian Projects, First, Second and Third Districts, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign a First Amendment to the Cooperative Agreement with SBCAG for the Measure A South Coast Safe Routes to School, Bicycle and Pedestrian Program Cycle 4. The First Amendment changes the implementing agency from COAST to SBBIKE for the County-sponsored Safe Routes to Schools project; and b) Find that the proposed action does not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378 (b)(4), for actions involving government funding mechanisms 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.Pass Action details Not available
21-00429 A-18)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Resolution for CalRecycle HD37 Hazardous Waste Program Grant Application, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution to authorize the submittal of an application for the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery’s Thirty-Seventh Cycle Household Hazardous Waste Grant Program (Fiscal Year 2021-2022) in the estimated amount of $50,000.00; and b) Find that the proposed Resolution does not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act, pursuant to 14 CCR 15378 (b)(5) (administrative activity of government) and 14 CCR 15378(b)(4) (government fiscal activity).Pass Action details Not available
21-00430 A-19)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Statement of Final Quantities for the construction of the Sludge Drying Beds Upgrade Project, Fourth District, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Laguna County Sanitation District: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Statement of Final Quantities for the construction of the Sludge Drying Beds Upgrade project; Project No. SOLID1, on file in the Public Works Department, for work performed and materials supplied by Spiess Construction Company, Incorporated (a local vendor), in the amount of $4,003,858.83; and b) Find that the proposed action does not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act, pursuant to 14 CCR 15378 (b)(5), in that it is a government administrative activity that will not result in direct or indirect changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
21-00466 A-20)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Conversion of a Blanket Purchase Order BL04981 to a Board Contract with Quest Diagnostics for COVID-19 Testing at Santa Barbara County Jail, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor Quest Diagnostics to continue providing COVID-19 test kits and testing for COVID-19 response in the County Jail from April 21, 2020 through December 31, 2021. This Agreement converts a Purchase Contract to a Board Contract, extends the term for an additional six months, and increases the total amount by $1,100,000.00 for a revised total amount not to exceed $1,300,000.00, inclusive of $200,000.00 under Blanket Purchase Order BL04981, but which otherwise cancels, nullifies, and supersedes Blanket Purchase Order BL04981; and b) Determine that the proposed action does not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of the 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 orPass Action details Not available
21-00426 A-21)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an agreement with Martha Yepez for Contractor on Payroll/Cuyama Family Resource Center Coordinator, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement with Martha Yepez for Services of Contractor on Payroll as the Cuyama Valley Family Resource Center Coordinator for a total contract amount not to exceed $95,848.00 for the period of July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022; and b) Determine that the activity is not a “Project” subject to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review per CEQA Guideline Section 15378(b)(5), since the activity is an organizational or administrative activity of government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
21-00448 A-22)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Agreement with Northwoods Consulting Partners, Inc. for Document Imaging System and Hyland Software, Inc. for End User License Agreement for Subscription Software, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Northwoods Consulting Partners, Inc. for Document Imaging System for a total contract amount not to exceed $918,963.00 for the period of May 18, 2021 through May 18, 2024; b) Approve and authorize the Chair, to execute the End User License Agreement for Subscription Software, Contract No. EU-0-22992527, with Hyland Software, Inc.; c) Authorize the Director of Social Services, or designee, to execute Contractor Change Requests as set forth in Exhibit A in the Agreement with Northwoods Consulting Partners, Inc., not to exceed $38,165.00 in Year 1 and $50,000.00 in each of Years 2 through 5; d) Authorize the Director of Social Services to review and approve an additional two-one year options, not to exceed a total of five years in the amounts set forth in the Exhibit BPass Action details Not available
21-00432 A-23)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Agreement with Visus LLC for Systems Integration Support, as follows: a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement with Visus LLC (a local vendor) to provide Systems Integration Support for a total contract amount not to exceed $45,000.00 for the period of March 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022; and b) Determine that the activity is not a “Project” subject to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review per CEQA Guideline Section 15378(b)(5), since the activity is an organizational or administrative activity of government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
21-00425 A-24)Administrative ItemReceive and file the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Third Quarter (January 2021 through March 2021) report on the Treasurer’s Investment Pool, pursuant to Government Code section 53646(b).Pass Action details Not available
21-00439 A-25)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding temporary transfers to cover cash flow deficits occurring from July 1, 2021 through April 25, 2022, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution “In the Matter of Authorizing the County Treasurer to Make Temporary Transfers to Political Subdivisions Whose Funds are in Custody and are Paid Out Solely Through the Treasurer’s Office for the Fiscal Year 2021-2022”; 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 section 15378(b)(4) of the CEQA Guidelines.Pass Action details Not available
21-00464 A-26)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Aaron Sturges-Melby to the County Riding and Hiking Trails Advisory Committee, Fourth District.Pass Action details Not available
21-00465 A-27)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Robert Albrecht to the County Riding and Hiking Trails Advisory Committee, Fourth District.Pass Action details Not available
21-00463 A-28)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the Reappointment of Carol Gregor to the Library Advisory Committee, term ending June 30, 2022, Fifth District.Pass Action details Not available
21-00436 A-29)Set Hearing/Hearing RequestSet a hearing to consider recommendations regarding the development of a Countywide Community Workforce Agreement (CWA) Ordinance and Project Template, as follows: (Set a hearing for June 22, 2021. Time estimate: 1 hour) a) Provide conceptual direction to staff on negotiations for a CWA on public projects, including to pursue one of the following options: i) Utilize the CWA the City of Santa Barbara recently negotiated with Tri-County Building and Construction Trades Council (TCBT); or ii) Utilize the CWA the City of Santa Barbara recently negotiated with TCBT as the County’s base agreement and negotiate certain terms within that document; or iii) Utilize your Board’s 2014 conceptually approved Project Stabilization Agreement (PSA) as the County’s CWA; or iv) Negotiate an entirely new CWA with TCBT; or v) Provide other direction as appropriate; b) Direct staff to proceed with the necessary coordination and negotiation, and to return to your Board for further direction as necessary during negotiations, and following negotiations, with a recommended Ordinance and findings to appPass Action details Video Video
21-00427 A-30)Set Hearing/Hearing RequestSet a hearing to consider recommendations regarding the Melville et al. Appeal of the Planning Commission Approval of the SFS Farms OpCo 1, LLC. Cannabis Cultivation Project, Case No. 21APL-000000-00012, Fourth District, as follows: (Set a hearing for June 22, 2021. Time estimate: 3 hours) a) Deny the appeal, Case No. 21APL-00000-00012; b) Make the required findings for approval of the Project, Case No. 19LUP-00000-00312, including California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) findings; c) Determine that the previously certified Programmatic Environmental Impact Report (PEIR) (17EIR-00000-00003) is adequate and no subsequent Environmental Impact Report or Negative Declaration is required pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Sections Section 15162 and 15168(c)(2); and d) Grant de novo approval of the Project, Case No. 19LUP-00000-00312, subject to the conditions of approval.Pass Action details Not available
21-00437 A-31)Set Hearing/Hearing RequestSet a hearing to consider recommendations regarding the adoption of Emergency Housing Codes, Appendix O of the 2019 California Building Standards Code, as follows: (Set a hearing for June 15, 2021. Time estimate: 5 minutes) a) Approve the introduction (first reading) of an Ordinance, Case No. 21ORD-00000-00004, amending Chapter 10 of the Santa Barbara County Code, Building Regulations, adopting the Appendix O, Emergency Housing of the 2019 California Building Standards Codes with local amendments; and b) Read the title of the Ordinance and waive full reading of the Ordinance; and c) Continue the hearing to the Administrative Agenda of June 22, 2021 to consider recommendations, as follows: i) Consider and approve the adoption (second reading) of an Ordinance amending Chapter 10 of the Santa Barbara County Code, Building Regulations; and ii) Determine that this Ordinance amendment is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Section 15268, 15301, 15302, 15303, 15304, 15311 and 15327.Pass Action details Not available
21-00433 A-32)Set Hearing/Hearing RequestSet a hearing to consider recommendations regarding Resolutions to Establish Solid Waste Tipping Fees, Collection Rates and Parcel Fees for Fiscal Year 2021-2022, as follows: (Set a hearing for June 15, 2021. Time estimate: 15 minutes) a) Adopt a Resolution, effective July 1, 2021, setting the fee schedules for solid waste handling and disposal at County facilities for Fiscal Year 2021-2022; b) Adopt a Resolution, effective July 1, 2021, setting the Parcel Fee Schedule for the Cuyama Valley for Fiscal Year 2021-2022; c) Adopt a Resolution, effective July 1, 2021, setting the rate schedules for solid waste collection rates in the unincorporated areas in Zones 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 for Fiscal Year 2021-2022; d) Find that the proposed recommendation does not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act, pursuant to 14 CCR 15378 (b) (5), because it consists of organizational or administrative activities of governments that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
21-00468 A-33)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Flood Control Benefit Assessment Program for Fiscal Year 2021-2022, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Make a determination upon each assessment described in the Report filed by the Board at the June 15, 2021 meeting and direct staff to record the Report; b) Adopt the Resolution confirming Flood Control Benefit Assessment for Fiscal Year 2021-2022 and direct staff to record the Resolution; c) Consider adoption (second reading) of an Ordinance amending Ordinance 3150, the Flood Control Benefit Assessment Ordinance, Relating to Benefit Assessments for Flood Control Services imposing Flood Control Benefit Assessments for Fiscal Year 2021-2022 (Ordinance introduced on June 15, 2020); and d) Find that the assessment revenue will be used for meeting operating expenses, including employee wage rates and fringe benefits, purchasing or leasing supplies, equipment, or materials, meeting financial reserve needs and requirements and obtaining funds for capital projects necessary to maintaiPass Action details Not available
21-00435 A-34)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Always Full, LLC Appeal of Assessed Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT), Interest and Penalties, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR.) a) Conduct a hearing on the appeal of the final determination of TOT, interest and penalties assessed by the Treasurer-Tax Collector on Always Full, LLC in the amount of $127,822.61; b) Uphold the Treasurer-Tax Collector's determination and deny the appeal request for the reduction or waiver of TOT, interest and penalties; c) Adopt the findings proposed by the Treasurer-Tax Collector; and d) Determine that the above actions involve government funding mechanisms and/or fiscal activities and are not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), pursuant to Section 15378(b)(4) of the CEQA Guidelines. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Not available
21-00428 A-35)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Massoud Abolhoda upon his retirement from the Planning and Development Department after over 10 years of faithful and distinguished service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
21-00458 A-36)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the week of May 16, 2021 through May 22, 2021 as National Public Works Week.Pass Action details Not available
21-00461 A-37)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution honoring Mrs. Myra Huyck Manfrina for her extraordinary achievements and contributions to the Lompoc Valley community and Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
21-00473 A-38)Appointment/BOS itemConsider recommendations regarding the appointment of and compensation for County Counsel for the County of Santa Barbara, which occurs pursuant to Government Code Section 27640-27641, and which comes after both a competitive recruitment and prior Closed Session consideration, as follows: a) Approve the appointment of Rachel Van Mullem as County Counsel for the County of Santa Barbara, with a statutory four-year term that will begin on June 28, 2021; b) Set Rachel Van Mullem’s annual salary as County Counsel as $245,000.00, plus other benefits consistent with those received by other Santa Barbara County Department Managers, and subject to further annual increases by the Board of Supervisors based on performance; and c) Determine that the activity is not a “Project” subject to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review per CEQA Guideline Section 15378(b)(5), since the activity is an organizational or administrative activity of government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Video Video
21-00002  Agenda ItemPublic Comment Period THE PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD IS RESERVED FOR COMMENT ON MATTERS WITHIN THE SUBJECT MATTER JURISDICTION OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS. EACH PERSON MAY ADDRESS THE BOARD FOR UP TO THREE MINUTES AT THE DISCRETION OF THE CHAIR, FOR A TOTAL PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD OF NO MORE THAN 15 MINUTES. (Resolution No. 09-368) (21-00002) WHEN TESTIFYING BEFORE THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, PERSONAL ATTACKS AND OTHER DISRUPTIVE BEHAVIOR ARE NOT APPROPRIATE.  Action details Not available
21-00444 1)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding an Update on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Receive and file a brief update on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (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
21-00447 2)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the California Municipal Finance Authority (CMFA) Financing of Tax-Exempt Private Activity Notes on Behalf of Westmont College, as follows: (EST. TIME: 5 MIN.) a) Hold a public hearing in compliance with the Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 1982 (TEFRA) regarding the re-issuance by the CMFA of tax-exempt variable rate revenue notes, for the purpose of refinancing the acquisition, construction, improvement, renovation, upgrading and equipping of education facilities for Westmont College, and consider public comment; b) Adopt a Resolution of the County of Santa Barbara approving the reissuance, for federal income tax purposes, of the CMFA Variable Rate Revenue Notes, Series 2016A in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $60,000,000.00 for the purpose of refinancing the acquisition, construction, improvement, renovation, upgrading and equipping of certain educational facilities, for the benefit of Westmont College and certain other matters relating thereto; and c) Determine that the above actions involve government fundingPass Action details Video Video
21-00440 3)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the amendment of a Fee Ordinance relating to Published Charges for Inpatient and Outpatient Mental Health Services, as follows: a) Consider the adoption (Second Reading) of an Ordinance amending the Santa Barbara County Department of Behavioral Wellness Published Charges for inpatient and outpatient mental health services, effective 30 days after adoption by the Board of Supervisors; 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 CEQA Guidelines.Pass Action details Video Video
21-00449 4)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding an Update and Policy Direction on Advancing Equity and Inclusion, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR. 30 MIN.) a) Receive and file a status report on Human Resources Department and Community Services Department equity initiatives; b) Provide staff direction regarding options for disbursement of $270,800.00 remaining from Board appropriated equity funds, as follows: Option 1: Contract with the Fund for Santa Barbara to administer a County equity support program and distribute equity funds; Option 2: Develop an internal County process led by staff to distribute equity funds; Option 3: Hybrid process to distribute equity funds; c) Provide other direction to staff; and d) Determine that the recommended actions are not a project subject to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) under CEQA Guidelines section 15378(b) (5), because they consist of administrative activities that will not result in a direct or indirect physical change to the environment; and CEQA Guidelines section 15378(b)(4) because they consist of government fiscal acPass Action details Video Video
21-00443 5)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding Juvenile Justice Planning and Realignment Implementation, as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Receive and file the County of Santa Barbara Fiscal Year (FY) 2021-2022 Juvenile Justice Realignment Plan (JJRP); b) Receive and file the County of Santa Barbara FY 2021-2022 Comprehensive Multi-Agency Juvenile Justice Plan (CMJJP); and c) Determine that the above recommended actions are exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3), finding that the activities are covered by the general rule that CEQA applies only to projects which have the potential for causing significant effects on the environment, and where it can be seen with certainty that there is no possibility that the activities in question may have a significant effect on the environment, the activities are not subject to CEQA. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Video Video
21-00451 6)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the adoption of amendments to the Coastal Zoning Ordinance (CZO), the County Land Use and Development Code (LUDC), and the Montecito Land Use and Development Code (MLUDC) to revise existing and create new development standards and permit procedures to implement recent changes in State legislation regarding Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) and Junior Accessory Dwelling Units (JADUs) and consider the adoption of an amendment to the Santa Barbara County Uniform Rules for Agricultural Preserves and Farmland Security Zones (Uniform Rules) to revise the existing ADU definition, add a new JADU definition, and allow JADUs as a compatible use on agricultural preserve contracted lands, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR.) a) Consider recommendations regarding the CZO amendment (Case No. 20ORD-00000-00001), as follows: i) Make the required findings for approval, including California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) findings; ii) Determine that the adoption of the Ordinance is statutorily exempt from environmental review pursuant to State CEQA GuidelinesPass Action details Video Video
21-00442 7)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding a New Vision for Animal Services and the Jurisdictional Contract Fee Options Presentation, as follows: (EST. TIME: 40 MIN.) a) Receive and file a presentation on a new vision for Animal Services and receive Board direction on proposed new model of service delivery undertaken during COVID-19 and proposed for future innovations; b) Approve a flat 2% jurisdictional contract increase for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021-2022 for one year for the six participating full-service cities (Buellton, Goleta, Guadalupe, Lompoc, Santa Maria and Solvang), one shelter-only city (Santa Barbara), and the other jurisdiction of the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians and direct staff to return to the Board in Open Session for approval of the service agreements; and c) Determine that the above recommended actions are not a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), pursuant to Section 15378(b)(4) of the CEQA Guidelines, since they consist of the creation of governmental funding mechanisms or other government fiscal activities whicPass Action details Video Video
21-00462  Agenda ItemBOARD OF SUPERVISORS JUNE 2021 PROJECTED CALENDAR The items below are projected to be placed on a Board of Supervisors agenda next month and are subject to change. These are therefore draft and remain so until the final agenda is created and posted on the Thursday preceding a Board of Supervisors meeting. For information on a particular anticipated item, please contact the department noted. For any other questions regarding the Board of Supervisors’ agendas, please contact the Clerk of the Board Office at (805)568-2240. - COVID-19 Updates County Executive Office/Public Health Contact: nanderson@countyofsb.org - Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Santa Barbara County Budget Hearings County Executive Office Contact: nanderson@countyofsb.org - Ordinance Amending Chapter 10 - Building Regulations and Emergency Housing Codes Planning and Development Contact: Mason@co.santa-barbara.ca.us - Laguna County Sanitation District Sewer Charges, Capacity Charges, Trunk Line Fees Public Works Contact: Mwilder@cosbpw.net - Flood Control Benefit Assessment Program Public Works Contact: Tfayram  Action details Not available