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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 9/14/2021 9:00 AM Minutes status: Approved  
Meeting location: COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING BOARD HEARING ROOM, FOURTH FLOOR 105 E. ANAPAMU STREET, SANTA BARBARA
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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21-00841  Agenda ItemPUBLIC EMPLOYEE APPOINTMENT / RE-APPOINTMENT (Paragraph (1) of subdivision (b) of Government Code section 54957) Director of the Department of Behavioral Wellness. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS (Subdivision (a) of Government Code section 54957.6) Employee organizations: All bargaining units, unrepresented employees, managers, and executives. Agency-designated representatives: County Executive Officer Mona Miyasato and Human Resources Director Maria Elena De Guevara.  Action details Not available
21-00817 A-1)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Pest Exclusion Program Agreement Number 21-0409-000-SG, as follows: a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute an agreement with CDFA to receive reimbursement for the County’s High Risk Pest Exclusion Program for the period of July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022 in the amount of $368,241.88; and b) Determine that the above action involves government funding mechanisms and/or fiscal activities and is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines section 15378(b)(4).Pass Action details Not available
21-00818 A-2)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a First Amended Resolution to continue the Inter Member Transfer Program for Foster Placement with California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA) and a Third Amendment to the Participation Agreement for Inter-Member Transfer, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution authorizing the County of Santa Barbara to continue its participation in the CalMHSA Inter-Member Transfer Program through June 30, 2024; add an amount not to exceed $200,000.00 to the AB 1299 banking pool account for a total contribution not to exceed $262,673.75, with funding thereafter increased in amounts approved by the Board after assessment of actual service costs to the County as a Receiving and/or Sending County; authorize the Director of the Department of Behavioral Wellness to sign the Third Amendment to the Inter-Member Transfer Program Participation Agreement (Agreement No. 511-2018-PT-SBC-A3); and rescind Resolution No. 18-103; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Third Amendment to the CalMHSA Inter-Member Transfer Program Participation Agreement to extend tPass Action details Not available
21-00820 A-3)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Goleta Valley Library Advisory Commission Member Suggestion for Appointment, Second and Third Districts, as follows: a) Approve the suggestion of Dave Callanan for appointment by the City of Goleta Mayor to the Goleta Valley Library Advisory Commission to represent the Unincorporated Goleta Valley; and b) Determine that the recommendation of appointments to the Goleta Valley Library Advisory Commission is not the approval of a project that is subject to environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5), finding that the action involves government organizational or administrative 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
21-00822 A-4)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Funding Reservation for the Buellton Senior Village Apartments affordable housing project (Project) in Buellton, Third District, as follows: a) Approve a reservation of County funds for the Buellton Village Senior Apartments Project that will (a) be in an amount not to exceed $895,941.00; (b) consist of HOME and/or In-Lieu funds; and (c) be released if Cabrillo Economic Development Corporation does not receive notification of an award of low-income housing tax credits (LIHTC) and/or State Multifamily Housing Program (MHP) funds to complete the financing for the Project by September 14, 2022; b) Authorize the Director of the Community Services Department (CSD) to sign a letter to the Buellton Village Senior Apartments project applicant indicating the approved reservation; and c) Determine that the approval of the reservation of funding is not the approval of a project that is subject to environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines section 15378(b)(4), finding that the actions are not a pPass Action details Video Video
21-00821 A-5)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Appointment of a City of Solvang Representative to the County Library Advisory Committee, as follows: a) Appoint Robert Clarke as the City of Solvang Representative to serve on the County of Santa Barbara Library Advisory Committee; and b) Determine that the recommended appointment to the Library Advisory Committee is not the approval of a project that is subject to environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5), finding that the action involves government organizational or administrative 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
21-00834 A-6)Administrative ItemApprove Budget Revision Request No. 0007927 (Majority Vote Required); and Budget Revision Request Nos. 0007609, 0007890, and 0007907. (4/5 Vote Required)Pass Action details Not available
21-00813 A-7)Administrative ItemReceive and file the Real Estate Fraud Prosecution Program Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Annual Report.Pass Action details Not available
21-00824 A-8)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Sole Source Purchase of Equipment for a New Fuel Truck, as follows: a) For the purchase of a 3,000-gallon Power Take Off (PTO) fuel system, to be installed onto the County’s primary mobile fuel truck, pursuant to County Code Section 2-39, waive competitive bidding by the County and instead authorize the County Purchasing Agent to purchase this equipment as a sole source procurement from McLellan Equipment of Hanford, California without being required to conduct a formal bid process; and b) Determine pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5) that the above fiscal activity is not a project subject to CEQA; it is an administrative activity of government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
21-00823 A-9)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the 2022 Employee Benefit Insurance Program Renewal, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) In the matter of setting health plan rates for 2022, approve the following renewals: i) Public Risk Innovation, Solutions, and Management (PRISM) Health Blue Shield Health Plans: The renewal of the PRISM Blue Shield Tandem Narrow Network, Blue Shield Exclusive Provider Organization (EPO) High, Blue Shield EPO Low, Preferred Provider Organization (PPO), and High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) plans for a twelve-month period, at the existing benefit levels with a 2.4% decrease in premiums, effective January 1, 2022, for all active employees and retirees; ii) Kaiser Permanente Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) Health Plans: The renewal of the active employees’ and early retirees’ Kaiser Permanente High and Low HMO for a twelve-month period at the existing benefit levels, with an increase of 2.6% in premiums, effective January 1, 2022, and for all Medicare-eligible retirees, with 4.0% decrease in premiums for the Senior Advantage Plans, at the existing benefiPass Action details Not available
21-00827 A-10)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Temporary Employment Services Contracts, as follows: a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute the First Amendment to Board Contract No. BC21098 with Robert Half, Inc. The amendment extends the original contract term start date from July 1, 2021 to May 1, 2021 to cover expenses incurred by County departments at Fiscal Year End that exceeded the prior year’s contract value; b) Determine that the County’s economic interests are served by the contract, pursuant to Government Code Section 31000.4, by meeting immediate administrative staffing needs that arise suddenly and cannot be met through the County’s extra help hiring process; and c) Determine pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15378(b)(4) that the above action is a government fiscal activity which does 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 environmental review.Pass Action details Not available
21-00831 A-11)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the First Amendment to an Agreement between the County of Santa Barbara and HealthStat Wellness, Inc for an Onsite Employee Clinic Program, as follows: a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute the First Amendment to Board Contract No. BC20105. The amendment increases the hourly rate paid to a Medical Office Assistant in the Santa Maria Clinic ($32.59 per hour in the first year of the contract) to equal that paid to a Medical Office Assistant in the Santa Barbara Clinic ($37.13 per hour in the first year of the contract). Other contract savings make it unnecessary to increase the total annual contract amount of $1.2 million; and b) Determine pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines Section 15378(b)(4) that the above action is a government fiscal activity which does 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 environmental review.Pass Action details Video Video
21-00829 A-12)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the 2020-2021 Annual Report of the Civil Service Commission, as follows: a) Receive and file the Annual Report of the Civil Service Commission for Fiscal Year 2020-2021; and b) Determine pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines Section 15378(b)(4) that the above action is a government activity which does 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 environmental review.Pass Action details Not available
21-00816 A-13)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Fish and Wildlife Commission Grant Awards, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Director of Planning and Development to award grants to Lompoc Unified School District, Santa Barbara Wildlife Care Network, and International Bird Rescue, as recommended by the County Fish and Wildlife Commission; and b) Determine that the award of Fish and Wildlife Commission Grant funds is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15378(b)(4) of the State Guidelines for the implementation of the CEQA.Pass Action details Video Video
21-00825 A-14)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the City of Lompoc Animal Services Revenue Agreement for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021-2022, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute the City of Lompoc Animal Services Revenue Agreement to provide full animal services for the period of July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022 for a total amount of $341,700.00 for the 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, and direct staff to file the Notice of Exemption.Pass Action details Not available
21-00830 A-15)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Quest Diagnostics Professional Services Agreement, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor Quest Diagnostics to provide clinical laboratory services for the Public Health Department for the period of July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022 for an amount not to exceed $350,000.00; b) Approve and authorize the Public Health Department Director, or designee, to add or remove facilities in accordance with Agreement Exhibit A sections 2.9 and 2.9.1 and to approve changes to the Patient Sliding Fee Scale under Agreement Exhibit B Section 1.3, and to make all required certifications; and c) Determine that the proposed actions do not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), pursuant to Section 15378(b)(4) of the CEQA Guidelines, because the actions consist of the creation of a government funding mechanism or other government fiscal activities, which do not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in a potenPass Action details Not available
21-00832 A-16)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Abbott and Dexcom Diabetes Software Management Applications, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Director of Public Health, or designee, to accept the terms of use with Abbott and Dexcom Applications for implementation of a program application for the management of Diabetic Patients within the Endocrinology and Primary Care Departments of the Public Health Department’s Health Care Centers; b) Approve and authorize the Public Health Department Director, or designee, to approve additional “no cost” data use agreements for diabetic supply management software with the California Department of Public Health for the years 2021 through 2026 for long-term COVID-19 response upon review and approval by the County Counsel’s Office, Risk Management, and the Auditor-Controller’s Office; and c) Determine that the above actions are not a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), pursuant to Section 15378(b)(5) of the CEQA Guidelines, because the actions are organizational or administrative activities ofPass Action details Not available
21-00809 A-17)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding adopting parking restrictions, Second and Fourth Districts, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution to establish parking restrictions on Walnut Lane in the Goleta area of the Second District and on Auto Park Drive in the Orcutt area of the Fourth District; and b) Find that the proposed actions are for the operation and maintenance of an existing public facility, involving negligible, or no expansion of use beyond that which presently exists, that the proposed action is therefore exempt from California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to 14 CCR 15301(c), and approve and direct staff to file a Notice of Exemption on that basis.Pass Action details Not available
21-00811 A-18)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding rescinding and adopting angle parking in the Los Olivos area, Third District, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution to rescind existing angle parking and re-establish it with new angle parking on Alamo Pintado Avenue in the Los Olivos area; and b) Find that the proposed actions are for the operation and maintenance of an existing public facility, involving negligible, or no expansion of use beyond that which presently exists, that the proposed action is therefore exempt from California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to 14 CCR 15301(c), and approve and direct staff to file a Notice of Exemption on that basis.Pass Action details Not available
21-00837 A-19)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Hot Springs Trailhead access funding, First District, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve Budget Revision No. 0007924 which establishes appropriation for a $100,000.00 General Fund transfer to Public Works for Hot Springs Trailhead access improvement studies and implementation; and b) Find that the proposed project is exempt from the provisions of California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to 14 CCR 15301(c) (as the proposed project(s) consist of the operation, repair, maintenance, or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities, mechanical equipment, or topographical features, involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond that previously existing, including but not limited to existing highways and streets, sidewalks, gutters, bicycle and pedestrian trails, and similar facilities), and approve the filing of a Notice of Exemption on that basis.Pass Action details Not available
21-00814 A-20)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Joint Funding Agreement for the Cooperative Stream Gauging Program, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Joint Funding Agreement with the United States Geological Survey to continue the county-wide cooperative Stream Gauging Program from October 1, 2021 through September 30, 2022 in the amount of $353,140.00, of which $257,850.00 will be funded by the Flood Control District; and b) Find that the Cooperative Stream Gauging Program is exempt under California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines Section 15306, basic data collection, research, experimental management, and resources evaluation activities; and approve the filing of a Notice of Exemption on that basis.Pass Action details Not available
21-00807 A-21)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Acceptance of Grant Funding from the State Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) for Increased Law Enforcement to Reduce Criminal Activity Involving Alcohol, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Sheriff to sign a grant agreement with ABC for the Alcoholic Policing Partnership (APP) Program for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021-2022 in the amount of $97,838.00; and b) Find that the proposed action does not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), pursuant to 14 CCR 15378(b)(4), in that it is a government fiscal or funding activity that will not result in direct or indirect changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
21-00836 A-22)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the renewal of Social Services Agreements for Fiscal Year 2021-2022, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute a Third Amendment to the Agreement with Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County, dba CommUnify, a local vendor, to provide 211 Helpline Services in an amount not to exceed $152,465.00 for the period of July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022; b) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute a Second Amendment to the Agreement with Child Abuse Listening Mediation, a local vendor, to provide Differential Response/Front Porch Program services in an amount not to exceed $250,000.00 for the period of July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022; c) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement with Good Samaritan Shelter, a local vendor, to provide Alcohol and Drug Treatment Services to Child Welfare Services clients in an amount not to exceed $200,000.00 for the period of July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022; d) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute a Second Amendment to the AgreemPass Action details Not available
21-00835 A-23)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Clyde Freeman to the Carpinteria Cemetery District Board of Trustees, Term ending December 31, 2022, First District.Pass Action details Not available
21-00808 A-24)Set Hearing/Hearing RequestSet a hearing to consider recommendations regarding a Resolution increasing 11 of the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office fees for requests for records information, Notary, Photo/Audio CDs, Video DVD, Carry Concealed Weapon Renewals and Amendments, Press Passes; and the addition of 2 fees: Identification Cards, and Cannabis Site Security Plan Review fees, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) (Set a hearing for October 5, 2021. Time estimate: 15 minutes) a) Adopt a Resolution increasing 11 of the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office fees for requests for records information and other administrative services, and establish 2 new fees for Identification Cards, and Cannabis Site Security Plan Review in accordance with County Ordinance 3409 and section 2.10.1 of the Santa Barbara County Code; and b) Find that the proposed action is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines review pursuant Section 15273 and to Public Resources Code Section 21080(b)(8), and that the fees will be used for the purpose of meeting operating expenses and for the purchase of supplies,Pass Action details Not available
21-00826 A-25)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming September 15, 2021 through October 15, 2021 as Hispanic Heritage Month in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
21-00833 A-26)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the month of September 2021 as Suicide Prevention Month in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
21-00838 A-27)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution proclaiming September 2021 as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in Santa Barbara County.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 Video Video
21-00812 1)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding an update on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 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: POLICYPass Action details Video Video
21-00791 2)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the County Planning Commission’s and Montecito Planning Commission’s recommendation to approve Ordinance amendments (Case Nos. 21ORD-00000-00007, 21ORD-00000-00006, and 21ORD-00000-00005), which would amend, respectively, the Montecito Land Use and Development Code (MLUDC), the Article II Coastal Zoning Ordinance, and the County Land Use and Development Code (LUDC), to extend the expiration date for the Temporary Development Standard Suspension Ordinance to June 30, 2023 or another date as determined by the Board, or when the COVID-19 provisions are terminated earlier by Ordinance amendment, and make other amendments to support economic recovery, as follows: (EST. TIME: 10 MIN.) a) Consider recommendations regarding the MLUDC (Case No. 21ORD-00000-00007), as follows: i) Make the findings for approval of the MLUDC Ordinance Amendment, including California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) findings; ii) Determine that the adoption of this MLUDC Ordinance Amendment is exempt from CEQA pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3), 15301,Pass Action details Video Video
21-00815 3)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Selection of Zoning Ordinance Amendments for the Long Range Planning Division, Fiscal Year (FY) 2021-2024 Work Program, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR.) a) Receive and file a report on Zoning Ordinance amendment requests that staff has received, to date, for the Long Range Planning Division FY 2021-2024 Work Program; b) Prioritize and provide any other direction to staff regarding Zoning Ordinance amendment to be processed in the Long Range Planning Division FY 2021-2024 Work Program; and c) Determine that the Board’s action is not a “project” that is subject to environmental review pursuant to the State California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5). COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Video Video
21-00815  Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Selection of Zoning Ordinance Amendments for the Long Range Planning Division, Fiscal Year (FY) 2021-2024 Work Program, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR.) a) Receive and file a report on Zoning Ordinance amendment requests that staff has received, to date, for the Long Range Planning Division FY 2021-2024 Work Program; b) Prioritize and provide any other direction to staff regarding Zoning Ordinance amendment to be processed in the Long Range Planning Division FY 2021-2024 Work Program; and c) Determine that the Board’s action is not a “project” that is subject to environmental review pursuant to the State California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5). COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Not available
21-00815  Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Selection of Zoning Ordinance Amendments for the Long Range Planning Division, Fiscal Year (FY) 2021-2024 Work Program, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR.) a) Receive and file a report on Zoning Ordinance amendment requests that staff has received, to date, for the Long Range Planning Division FY 2021-2024 Work Program; b) Prioritize and provide any other direction to staff regarding Zoning Ordinance amendment to be processed in the Long Range Planning Division FY 2021-2024 Work Program; and c) Determine that the Board’s action is not a “project” that is subject to environmental review pursuant to the State California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5). COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Not available
21-00815  Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Selection of Zoning Ordinance Amendments for the Long Range Planning Division, Fiscal Year (FY) 2021-2024 Work Program, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR.) a) Receive and file a report on Zoning Ordinance amendment requests that staff has received, to date, for the Long Range Planning Division FY 2021-2024 Work Program; b) Prioritize and provide any other direction to staff regarding Zoning Ordinance amendment to be processed in the Long Range Planning Division FY 2021-2024 Work Program; and c) Determine that the Board’s action is not a “project” that is subject to environmental review pursuant to the State California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5). COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Not available
21-00810 4)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding a Fourth Quarter update on Cannabis Compliance, Enforcement, and Taxation, Fiscal Year (FY) 2020-2021, as follows: (EST. TIME: 45 MIN.) a) Receive and file an update on the status of cannabis tax collection, land use permitting, business licensing, and enforcement; b) Provide any other direction to staff regarding the County’s cannabis program; and c) Find that the proposed actions are administrative activities of the County, which will not result in direct or indirect changes to the environment and therefore are not a “project” as defined for the purposes of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) under State CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5). COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Video Video
21-00819 5)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding California Cannabis Authority Membership, as follows: (EST. TIME: 20 MIN.) a) Adopt a Resolution authorizing the County of Santa Barbara to: i) Approve entering into the Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement, as amended, establishing the California Cannabis Authority; ii) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement on behalf of the County of Santa Barbara; and iii) Appoint the County Executive Officer or their designee(s) to serve as the Authorized Representative and a member of the Authority’s Board of Directors and to appoint the County Executive Officer and Budget Director to serve as Alternate Authorized Representatives; and b) Find that the proposed actions are administrative activities of the County, which will not result in direct or indirect changes to the environment and therefore are not a “project” as defined for the purposes of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) under State CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5). COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Video Video
21-00752 6)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Agricultural Commissioner Weights and Measures Department revised fee schedule, as follows: a) Consider and approve the adoption (second reading) of “An Ordinance Amending the Ordinance No. 4832, The Agricultural Commissioner’s Fee Schedule,”; and b) Find that the proposed actions are administrative activities of the County, which will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment, as they are fees necessary to cover operating expenses, and are therefore not a “project” as defined for the purposes of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines sections 15273(a)(1), 15378(b)(54) and Public Resources Code Section 21080(b)(8)(A) and (B).Pass Action details Video Video
21-00828 7)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Renew ‘22 Annual Report for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020-2021, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR.) a) Receive and file the Renew ’22 Annual Report for FY 2020-2021; b) Provide direction, as appropriate; and c) Determine pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15378 that the above actions are not a project subject to CEQA review. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Video Video
21-00840 8)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding an appointment to the Isla Vista Community Services District (IVCSD) Board of Directors, as follows: (EST. TIME: 10 MIN.) a) Make the finding that this appointment will serve the best interests of Santa Barbara County and IVCSD, waive the requirements of Government Code section 24001 and appoint one Director to the Board of the IVCSD from the list of qualified candidates below to the remainder of an unexpired four-year term ending February 28, 2023: i) Carrie Topliffe; ii) Granger Brenneman; or iii) Any other qualified candidate that submits an application on or before September 10, 2021, or that presents themselves at the hearing on September 14, 2021; and b) Determine that the appointment of the Director to the Board of Directors of the IVCSD 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 physicalPass Action details Video Video