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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 11/2/2021 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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21-00001  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
21-00988  Agenda ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-EXISTING LITIGATION (Paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Government Code section 54956.9) Blanco v. County of Santa Barbara; California Court of Appeal, Second Appellate Division, No. B308340; Santa Barbara County Superior Court Case No. 17CV04565 Koehler v. County of Santa Barbara and Goleta Water District; Santa Barbara County Superior Court Case No. 20CV03660 PUBLIC EMPLOYEE APPOINTMENT (Paragraph (1) of subdivision (b) of Government Code section 54957) Director of Behavioral Wellness Department  Action details Not available
21-00965 A-1)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Amendment No. 1 to the Revenue Agreement to provide Legal Services between the County of Santa Barbara and Beach Erosion Authority for Clean Oceans and Nourishment (BEACON), as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 1 to the revenue Agreement to provide Legal Services between the County of Santa Barbara and BEACON, for the past fiscal year term of July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021, increasing revenue by $5,360.00 for a total revenue of $17,360.00; 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 and fiscal activities that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
21-00971 A-2)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Rural County Representatives of California (RCRC) Membership, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Receive and file information regarding the RCRC; b) Adopt a Resolution authorizing Santa Barbara County’s membership in the RCRC; c) Appoint Chair Nelson from the Board of Supervisors to serve as the Santa Barbara County Delegate Supervisor to the RCRC Board of Directors as well as appoint Supervisor Lavagnino to serve as an alternate Delegate; d) Authorize the payment of $7,500.00 for prorated RCRC 2021-2022 membership dues; and e) Determine pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5) that the above actions are not a project because they consist 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
21-00980 A-3)Administrative ItemApprove Budget Revision Request Nos. 0007885, 0007954, 0007976, and 0007978. (4/5 Vote Required)Pass Action details Not available
21-00986 A-4)Administrative ItemConsider the adoption of the 2022 Board of Supervisors’ schedule of meeting dates and locations.Pass Action details Video Video
21-00987 A-5)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an update on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), as follows: 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.Pass Action details Video Video
21-00972 A-6)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an option to purchase and proceed with the acquisition of the property located at 6549 El Colegio Road for Housing Navigation Services and the operation of an emergency shelter (Folio No. 003993), as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair, or designee, to exercise the County’s option to purchase real property located at 6549 El Colegio Rd, Goleta CA 93117 (Assessor Parcel Number 075-034-005) (the “Property”) from El Colegio 6549, LLC (“Owner”) for a purchase price of $6,300,000.00, in accordance with the terms of the option agreement approved by the Board of Supervisors on June 15, 2021, which included a condition that the County close on or before December 30, 2021; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Purchase Agreement and Escrow Instructions (the “Agreement”) between the County of Santa Barbara as buyer, and owner as seller, to purchase the property; c) Authorize the Director of General Services, or designee, subject to concurrence from County Counsel, to execute any and all escrow documents necessary to facilitate the termPass Action details Video Video
21-00974 A-7)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Memorandum of Understanding with the Civil Attorneys Association (CAA), as follows: a) Approve a Memorandum of Understanding with the CAA for terms and conditions of employment through June 23, 2024; b) Provide equivalent salary adjustments, dependent health contributions, holiday provisions, and vacation accrual provisions for similarly situated unrepresented attorneys in unit 36 as is provided to attorneys represented by the CAA; 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
21-00973 A-8)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Memorandum of Understanding with the Deputy District Attorneys Association (DDAA), as follows: a) Approve a Memorandum of Understanding with the DDAA for terms and conditions of employment through June 23, 2024; and b) 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
21-00979 A-9)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Pacific Oak Ranch Agricultural Preserve Replacement Contract, Santa Ynez area, Third District, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution creating Agricultural Preserve No. 21AGP-00000-00002 consisting of 192.5 acres east of the intersection of Highway 246 and Highway 154, southeast of the intersection of Happy Canyon Road and Alisos Road, in the Santa Ynez area (APN 141-250-037); b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Agricultural Preserve Replacement Contract No. 21AGP-00000-00002; c) Authorize recordation by the Clerk of the Board; and d) Find that the proposed action is an administrative activity of the County that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment and is therefore not a “project” as defined for purposes of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) under State CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5).Pass Action details Not available
21-00981 A-10)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a request for Consent to Assignment by Pacific Interpreters to LanguageLine Solutions and conversion of Purchase Order No. CN23946 to a Board Contract with LanguageLine Solutions, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute a Joint Request for Consent to Assignment by Pacific Interpreters and LanguageLine Solutions, which would assign Purchase Order CN23946 between the County and Pacific Interpreters to LanguageLine Solutions, including all rights and obligations contained therein; b) After approval of Recommended Action a), approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with LanguageLine Solutions to continue providing telephonic interpreter services for the Public Health Department for the period of July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2023. This Agreement converts Purchase Order CN23946 to a Board Contract, extends the term for an additional two years, and increases funding by $550,000.00 for a revised total amount not to exceed $750,000.00, inclusive of $200,000.00 undePass Action details Not available
21-00982 A-11)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a request to ratify the execution of an Emergency Memorandum of Agreement for Mutual Aid with the 37th District Agricultural Association for Santa Maria Fairpark for COVID-19 Testing, as follows: a) Approve and ratify an Emergency Memorandum of Agreement for Mutual Aid between the County of Santa Barbara and the 37th District Agricultural Association for the use of the Santa Maria Fairpark located in Northern Santa Barbara County for use on a weekly basis to assist with emergency management services in connection with the COVID-19 Incident, including but not limited to testing and vaccinations during May 4, 2020 through June 27, 2020 for an amount not to exceed $105,000.00; b) Approve and ratify an Emergency Memorandum of Agreement for Mutual Aid between the County of Santa Barbara and the 37th District Agricultural Association for the use of the Santa Maria Fairpark located in Northern Santa Barbara County for use on a weekly bases to assist with emergency management services in connection with the COVID-19 Incident, including but not limited to Pass Action details Not available
21-00978 A-12)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Southern California Energy and the California Independent System Operator Corporation (CAISO) Agreements and Sixth Amendment to the Amended Contract with MSB Investors, LLC for the Tajiguas Resource Recovery Project (TRRP), Third District, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Authorize the County of Santa Barbara Department of Public Works Director, or his designee, until otherwise ordered by the Board, to execute an amended Bioenergy Market Adjusting Tariff Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for the sale of renewable electricity at the Tajiguas ReSource Center Anaerobic Digestion Facility to Southern California Edison (SCE) and any future amendments or ancillary documents necessary for the PPA that do not substantially change the County’s rights and obligations under it, with approval of County Counsel, Auditor Controller and Risk Manager or their authorized representatives; b) Approve, ratify, and authorize the County of Santa Barbara Department of Public Works Director, or his designee to execute a Network Connectivity Security Requirements and AgreePass Action details Not available
21-00966 A-13)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Road Maintenance Annual Plan Addendum A, as follows: a) Approve Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Road Maintenance Annual Plan Addendum A; b) Approve revised Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Road Maintenance Annual Plan projects and Authorize the Director of Public Works to advertise for construction; and c) Find Addendum A to the Road Maintenance Annual Plan for Fiscal Year 2021-2022 is exempt from the provisions of California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to 14 CCR 15301(c) (as the proposed project(s) 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 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
21-00975 A-14)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Release of the Monument Deposit for Final Map of Tract No. 14,760, Noel Housing-Cavaletto-Tree Farm, Second District, as follows: a) Authorize and direct the Clerk of the Board to release the monument deposit set in the amount of $25,000.00 paid by bond number 929608928, that was posted to guarantee the payment of the cost of setting of the interior monuments for Final Map Tract No. 14,760, pursuant to Government Code Section 66496 of the State Subdivision Map Act; and b) 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 recommended actions because there are no substantial changes proposed, no substantial changes in circumstances, and no new information of substantial importance regarding environmental effects of the project or of the sufficiency or feasibility of mitigation measures, and therefore the recommended actions are within the scope of the Environmental Impact Report [11EIR-00000-00002] and MitiPass Action details Not available
21-00967 A-15)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Buena Vista Creek Debris Basin Project design services, First District, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) Acting as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with HDR Inc. (not a local vendor) for professional design services in the amount of $315,619.00 for the period of November 2, 2021 through December 31, 2023 to provide geotechnical, hydrologic, hydraulic and engineering design services for the Buena Vista Creek Debris Basin Project; b) Approve and authorize the Public Works Director, or designee, to approve Agreement amendments within the scope of work in the amount of $31,561.90 for total Agreement amount of not-to-exceed $347,180.90 and to approve Immaterial Changes as provided in the Agreement; c) Approve the Budget Revision Request No. 007975 to increase Capital Asset Appropriations in Public Works South Coast Flood Zone in the amount of $150,000.00 for the Buena Vista Creek Debris Basin Project funded by the rPass Action details Not available
21-00970 A-16)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding authorization to implement a Groundwater Well Metering Assistance Program, First, Third, Fourth, and Fifth Districts, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Water Agency: a) Approve and authorize the Santa Barbara County Water Agency to proceed with the development and implementation of a Well Metering Assistance Program to financially assist qualifying landowners with the purchase and installation of totalizer water well meters within groundwater basins subject to California’s Sustainable Groundwater Management Act compliance; and b) Determine that the above action involves an administrative activity which will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment and is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines section 15378(b)(5).Pass Action details Not available
21-00977 A-17)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding authorization of the Public Works Director to preside over Subcontractor Substitution Hearings, as follows: Acting as the Board of Supervisors: a) Adopt a Resolution that duly authorizes the Public Works Director, or Director’s designee, to consent to requests to substitute subcontractors and, when a written objection is filed by the listed subcontractor, to preside over hearings to consider the substitution of subcontractors pursuant to California Public Contract Code Section 4107; 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; and Acting as the Board of Directors, Laguna County Sanitation District: c) Adopt a Resolution that duly authorizes the Public Works Director, or Director’s designee, to consent to requests to substitute subcontractors and, when a written objection is filed by the listed subcontractor, tPass Action details Not available
21-00976 A-18)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the release of a monument deposit for Final Map of Tract No. 14,768, Boulders - Park Hill Estates V.2, Second District, as follows: a) Authorize and direct the Clerk of the Board to release the monument deposit set in the amount of $17,420.00 paid by bond number SAIFSU0666150, that was posted to guarantee the payment of the cost of setting of the interior monuments for Final Map Tract No. 14,768, pursuant to Government Code Section 66496 of the State Subdivision Map Act; and b) 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 recommended actions because there are no substantial changes proposed, no substantial changes in circumstances, and no new information of substantial importance regarding environmental effects of the project or of the sufficiency or feasibility of mitigation measures, and therefore the recommended actions are within the scope of the Final Mitigated Negative Declaration for the “Park HilPass Action details Not available
21-00968 A-19)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Authorizing Resolution and Master Standard Agreement (MSA) between Santa Barbara County and the State of California Housing and Community Development Department Community Development Block Grant Disaster Relief funds related to the 2017 Thomas Fire, First District, as follows: a) Adopt the Authorizing Resolution formalizing the acceptance of State Community Development Block Grant Disaster Relief funding for unmet infrastructure needs related to the 2017 Thomas Fire; b) Authorize the Public Works Director, or his designee, to execute an MSA with the State of California Housing and Community Development Department and to take additional related actions, as set forth in the Authorizing Resolution for funding in the amount estimated at $5,378,130.00 under the Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery guidelines, subject to County Counsel approval as to form; and c) Determine that the other Recommended Actions are not the acceptance and approval of a project that is subject to environmental review under California Environmental Quality APass Action details Not available
21-00964 A-20)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Application for the Destruction of Personnel, Background, Overtime Slips and Failed Background Records, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve an application for the Destruction of Records of Sheriff’s Office Human Resources Division- Personnel, Background, Overtime Slips and Failed Backgrounds that are at least seven (7) years old and are no longer required by law to be retained; and b) Determine that the above actions are organizational and administrative activities of government that are not a project under the California Environmental Act (CEQA) pursuant to Guidelines Section 15378(b) (5).Pass Action details Not available
21-00969 A-21)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Resolution for authorization to apply for and accept State funding for Transitional Housing Program - Round 3, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution regarding the State of California, Department of Housing and Community Development Transitional Housing Program funds including the application for and acceptance of the Transitional Housing Program Funds; and b) Determine that the approval of the recommended action is not subject to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b) (5), since the recommended action is a government administrative activity which does not involve commitment to any specific project which may result in potentially significant physical impact on the environment.Pass Action details Not available
21-00989 A-22)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the appointment of the Director of Behavioral Wellness, as follows: a) Approve the County Executive Officer’s Appointment of Antonette (Toni) Navarro LMFT, to serve as the Director of Behavioral Wellness and Director of Local Behavioral Health Services beginning December 13, 2021; b) Appoint Antonette (Toni) Navarro LMFT as the local director of mental health services pursuant to Welfare and Institutions Code Section 5607; and c) 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 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
21-00983 1)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Williams appeal of the County Planning Commission’s Denial of the Williams Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) Projects (Case Nos. 21APL-00000-00024, 21APL-00000-00025, and 21APL-00000-00026), Third District, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR.) a) Deny the appeals, Case Numbers 21APL-00000-00024, 21APL-00000-00025, and 21APL-00000-00026; b) Make the required findings for denial of the Coastal Development Permits (Case Nos. 20CDP-00000-00060, -061, and -062); c) Determine that denial of the appeals and denial of the Coastal Development Permits is exempt from the provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to State CEQA Guidelines Section 15270(b) [Projects Which are Disapproved]; and d) Deny de novo the Coastal Development Permits, Case Nos. 20CDP-00000-00060, -061, and -062. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Video Video
21-00983  Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Williams appeal of the County Planning Commission’s Denial of the Williams Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) Projects (Case Nos. 21APL-00000-00024, 21APL-00000-00025, and 21APL-00000-00026), Third District, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR.) a) Deny the appeals, Case Numbers 21APL-00000-00024, 21APL-00000-00025, and 21APL-00000-00026; b) Make the required findings for denial of the Coastal Development Permits (Case Nos. 20CDP-00000-00060, -061, and -062); c) Determine that denial of the appeals and denial of the Coastal Development Permits is exempt from the provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to State CEQA Guidelines Section 15270(b) [Projects Which are Disapproved]; and d) Deny de novo the Coastal Development Permits, Case Nos. 20CDP-00000-00060, -061, and -062. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Not available
21-00984 2)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Amendment to Chapter 50 of the County Code, Licensing of Commercial Cannabis Operations, as follows: a) Consider the adoption (Second Reading) of an Ordinance amending Chapter 50 of the Santa Barbara County Code, Licensing of Commercial Cannabis Operations; and b) Determine for the purposes of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) that: i) Pursuant to CEQA Guidelines section 15168(c) these actions are within the scope of the Cannabis Land Use Ordinance and Licensing Program, and the Cannabis Land Use Ordinance and Licensing Program Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Report (PEIR) [Case No. 17EIR-00000-00003, State Clearinghouse No. 2017071016] adequately describes this activity for the purposes of CEQA; and ii) Pursuant to CEQA Guidelines section 15162(a), after considering the PEIR certified by the Board of Supervisors on February 6, 2018, that no subsequent EIR or Negative Declaration is required because: i) no substantial changes are proposed which require major revisions of the PEIR due to the involvement of new siPass Action details Video Video