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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 1/11/2022 9:00 AM Minutes status: Approved  
Meeting location: COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING BOARD HEARING ROOM, FOURTH FLOOR 105 EAST ANAPAMU STREET, SANTA BARBARA
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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22-00001  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. 2022 CCCE Annual Member Agency Presentation  Action details Not available
22-00045  Agenda ItemCONFERENCE 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. Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors, sitting as the Board of the Santa Barbara County Public Authority for In-Home Supportive Services: Employee organization: United Domestic Workers of America, American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees, Local 3930. Agency-designated representatives: County Executive Officer Mona Miyasato and Social Services Director Daniel Nielson.  Action details Not available
22-00024 A-1)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding AB1600 Mitigation Fee Annual Report, Fiscal Year (FY) 2020-2021, as follows: a) Receive and review the FY 2020-2021 AB1600 Mitigation Fee Annual Report which includes the mitigation fee financial activity for FY 2020-2021 and the fee schedules for the Countywide, Orcutt, Goleta, South Coast, Santa Ynez, Lompoc and Santa Maria development impact fee programs; and b) Determine that the above actions are not a “project” under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15378(b)(5) of the CEQA Guidelines, because they consist of administrative activities of government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
22-00030 A-2)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a First Amendment to the Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse (CADA) Organized Delivery System and Mental Health Services (MHS) Act, Fiscal Years (FYs) 2021-2024, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a First Amendment to the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with CADA (BC 21-013), a California nonprofit (a local vendor), to update Alcohol and Drug Program (ADP) services to add facility names for Outpatient Services and Intensive Outpatient Services, add language for 3.5 Level Residential Treatment, terminate Friday Night Live and Club Live program services for subsequent years, add a Federal Award Identification Table required for Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment programs, and decrease the total maximum contract amount by $220,000.00 in ADP funding for FYs 2022-2024, for a total Maximum Contract Amount not to exceed $6,690,866.00, inclusive of $6,363,920.00 ADP funding with $2,194,640 for FY 21-22, $2,084,640 for FY 22-23, and $2,084,640 for FY 2023-2024, with a total MHS funding amount of $326,946.00 witPass Action details Not available
22-00029 A-3)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding approval for the County of Santa Barbara to submit two joint applications for State No Place Like Home (NPLH) competitive funds with: (1) the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Barbara, and (2) Thompson Housing, LLC; and adopt two Resolutions authorizing the Department of Behavioral Wellness to act on behalf of the County in connection with possible awards of NPLH funds, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution that: i) Authorizes the County to submit a joint application with the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Barbara (HACSB) as developer-borrower to the California Department of Housing and Community Development (State HCD) for NPLH competitive loan funds in the amount of $9,483,896.00 for the proposed development of a supportive affordable housing project at a lot bounded by Camino Vista and Los Carneros in Goleta, California (APN 073-060-032); and ii) If funds are awarded, authorizes and directs the Director of the Department of Behavioral Wellness, or her designee, to act on behalf of the County in connection with an award of NPLH coPass Action details Not available
22-00019 A-4)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Conditional Reservation of Funding to the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Barbara for 2021 Homekey Program Application in Goleta, Second District, as follows: a) Approve a reservation of $3,047,501.00 in funds made available by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA), including HOME-ARP, and Homeless Housing Assistance and Prevention Program (HHAP) funds, or other available local, State or federal funds that have been allocated to the County, which will serve as capital matching funds required under the Homekey program for the acquisition and rehabilitation of 6021 Hollister Ave., Goleta by the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Barbara, and authorize the Community Services Director to execute a Reservation Letter; and b) Determine that the recommended actions are exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to California Health and Safety Code Section 50675.1.4, finding that the proposed “Homekey” project is to provide housing for individuals and families who are experiencing homelessness or who are at rPass Action details Video Video
22-00020 A-5)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Conditional Reservation of Funding to the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Barbara (Housing Authority) for 2021 Homekey Program Application in Santa Maria, Fifth District, as follows: a) Approve a reservation of $2,515,192.00, in funds made available by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) and HOME American Rescue Plan Consortium funds that have been allocated to the County, which will serve as the capital matching funds required under the Homekey program for the acquisition and rehabilitation of 1007 Main St., Santa Maria by the Housing Authority, and authorize the Community Services Director to execute a Reservation Letter; and b) Determine that the recommended actions are not the acceptance and 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 project is a creation of government funding mechanisms or other government fiscal activities, which do not involve any commitment to any specific project whichPass Action details Video Video
22-00021 A-6)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding approval of HOME-ARP Allocation Plan and Action Plan Substantial Amendment, as follows: a) Approve the Substantial Amendment to the Fiscal Year (FY) 2021-2022 Action Plan, which 1) adds HOME-ARP eligible activities, and 2) adds the use of $4,647,509.00 in federal Home Investment Partnership funds provided by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (HOME-ARP), and direct staff to submit the Substantial Amendment to Housing and Urban Development (HUD); b) Approve the HOME-ARP Allocation Plan, which details the HOME-ARP program activities and funding amounts, and direct staff to submit the Allocation Plan to HUD; c) Authorize the County Executive Officer or her designee to execute all certifications, standard forms and other related documents required for the acceptance and administration of HOME-ARP funds and authorize the County Executive Officer or her designee to execute all certifications, standard forms, and other related documents required for the submittal to and approval by HUD of the Allocation Plan and Action Plan Substantial Amendment; and Pass Action details Not available
22-00023 A-7)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Racial Equity Grant Program Contract with The Fund for Santa Barbara, as follows: a) Determine that The Fund for Santa Barbara operates grant making programs that are necessary to meet the social needs of the population of the County; b) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute the Agreement for Services with The Fund for Santa Barbara for administration of a Racial Equity Grant Program for a total maximum contract amount not to exceed $267,300.00 for the period of January 11, 2022 through June 30, 2025 (Agreement); c) Direct staff to return to the Board to consider the Fund’s grant recommendations in accordance with the Agreement; 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 activities that do not involPass Action details Not available
22-00025 A-8)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Grants of Easement for Riding and Hiking Trail Purposes from Claudia Arango and Tomas Villamil; 843 Park Hill Lane (APN 007-030-019); and John E. Byrne and Penelope S. Kapousouz; 812 Park Hill Lane (APN 007-030-005); and vacate and Quitclaim Riding and Hiking Trail Easement, known as APN 007-030-005, First District, as follows: a) Accept Grants of Easement for a Riding and Hiking Trail from Claudia Arango and Tomas Villamil for 843 Park Hill Lane, Assessor Parcel Number (APN) 007-030-019 and from John E. Byrne and Penelope S. Kapousouz for 812 Park Hill Lane, APN 007-030-005; and approve and authorize the Clerk of the Board to endorse the certificates of acceptance; b) Adopt the Resolution and Summary Order to Vacate a County Trail vacating Portions of the County’s easement for a riding and hiking trail for APN 007-030-005 and APN 007-030-019; c) Quitclaim to Claudia Arango and Tomas Villamil the Portion of the County’s easement for a riding and hiking trail for APN 007-030-019 in an “as is” condition and to John E. Byrne and Penelope S. KapousPass Action details Not available
22-00017 A-9)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Agreement for Professional Legal Services with Outside Counsel Bird, Marella; Jayne Law Group, P.C.; and Law Offices of Richard M. Steingard, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute the Agreement for Professional Legal Services between the County of Santa Barbara and the Bird Marella law firm, with a not to exceed amount of $100,000.00 and a term ending September 30, 2023; b) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute the Agreement for Professional Legal Services between the County of Santa Barbara and Jayne Law Group, P.C., with a not to exceed amount of $100,000.00 and a term ending September 30, 2023; c) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute the Agreement for Professional Legal Services between the County of Santa Barbara and the Law Offices of Richard M. Steingard, with a not to exceed amount of $100,000.00 and a term ending September 30, 2023; and d) Determine that the above actions are not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEPass Action details Not available
22-00007 A-10)Administrative ItemApprove Budget Revision Request No. 0008007 (Majority Vote Required); and Budget Revision Request Nos. 0008025, 0008050, 0008056, and 0008058 (4/5 Vote Required).Pass Action details Not available
22-00011 A-11)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the adoption of the 2021 Local Rules of the Assessment Appeals Board of Santa Barbara County, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution repealing the 2003 Manual of Procedures and Guidelines for the Assessment Appeals Board and adopting the 2021 Local Rules of the Assessment Appeals Boards 1 and 2 of Santa Barbara County for use in processing and deciding Applications for Changed Assessments; and b) Determine that the acceptance of the Resolution adopting the 2021 Local Rules of the Appeals Board is 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 effect 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.Pass Action details Not available
22-00012 A-12)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the circumstances of the existing state of emergency, as follows: a) Reconsider the circumstances of the existing state of emergency; b) Consider whether state or local officials continue to impose or recommend measures to promote social distancing; c) Find that the Board of Supervisors has considered the circumstances of the state of emergency, and that State or local officials continue to impose or recommend measures to promote social distancing; and d) Direct staff to notice and hold hearings as remote hearings consistent with Government Code Section 54953(e)(3).Pass Action details Video Video
22-00022 A-13)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding South Coast Youth Safety Partnership Sponsors and Host Agency Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and Contract for Fiscal Years 2020-2021 and 2021-2022, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the County Executive Officer to execute the South Coast Youth Safety Partnership Sponsors and Host Agency MOU for the period of July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2022; b) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with the South Coast Youth Safety Partnership’s host agency, Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County, doing business as CommUnify, for Fiscal Years 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 for a total contract amount not to exceed $97,108.00 ($48,554.00 per Fiscal Year), through June 30, 2022 upon receipt of the fully executed MOU; and c) Determine that the actions above 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 poPass Action details Video Video
22-00041 A-14)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Appointments to the CenCal Health Board of Directors, as follows: a) Approve the reappointment of the following persons to the CenCal Board for a two-year term effective January 1, 2022 - December 31, 2023: i) Reappointment of Daniel Herlinger (Consumer Classification-Community Business); ii) Reappointment of Sue Andersen (Provider Classification-Hospital Administrator (South County); and iii) Reappointment of Edward Bentley, MD (Central Coast Medical Association Representative); and b) Determine that these activities are exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review per CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5) since the recommended actions are government administrative activities which do not involve commitment to any specific project which may result in potentially significant physical impact on the environment.Pass Action details Not available
22-00018 A-15)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding First 5 Children and Families Commission of Santa Barbara County acceptance of appropriations, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Increase appropriations of $249,653.00, which are due to a previously approved amendment to the Dual Language Learner Expansion grant that shifts the budget and timing of Dual Language Learner funding received from First 5 California (F5CA) from Fiscal Year (FY) 2020-2021 to FY 2021-2022. The total grant amount remains the same; b) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0008046 to establish appropriations of $249,653.00 in First 5 Santa Barbara County’s First 5 Child and Families Commission Fund for Salaries and Employee Benefits and Services and Supplies, which are funded by the F5CA Dual Language Learner grant as its budget has been amended; and c) Determine that the activity is not a “Project” subject to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review per CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(4), the creation of government funding mechanisms or other government fiscal activities which do not involve any commitment to anyPass Action details Not available
22-00014 A-16)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Santa Ynez Valley Airport CARES Act Grant Acceptance, Third District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Director of General Services to execute the Federal Aviation Administration Airport Rescue Grant Offer No. 3-06-0243-022-2022 for the Santa Ynez Airport, in the amount of $32,000.00; b) Ratify the Airport Rescue Grant Application for Federal Assistance SF-424 in the amount of $32,000.00 to provide funding for costs related to operations, personnel, cleaning, sanitization, and janitorial services, combating the spread of pathogens at the Santa Ynez Valley Airport as a result of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency; and c) Find that the proposed contract does not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to 14 CCR 15378 (b)(5) (Organizational or administrative activities of governments that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment) and 14 CCR 15378)b)(4) (Creation of government funding mechanisms or other government fiscal activities which doPass Action details Not available
22-00009 A-17)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Child Death Review Team Report for 2019-2020, as follows: a) Receive and file a report from the Child Death Review Team on deaths of children in Santa Barbara County for the period January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2020; and b) Determine that the above action is not a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), pursuant to Section 15378(b)(5) of the CEQA Guidelines, since the action consists of organizational or administrative activities of the government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
22-00010 A-18)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Acceptance of a Donation from the Santa Barbara County Animal Care Foundation to the Santa Maria Animal Center Clinic, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Accept and ratify an in-kind donation gift of an ultrasound machine valued at $12,840.30 from the Santa Barbara County Animal Care Foundation for the medical diagnostics of animals that come into the shelter; b) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0008030 for the value of $12,900.00 for the ultrasound machine; and c) Determine that these activities are exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review per CEQA Guideline Sections 15061(b)(3) and 15301, since it can be seen with certainty that there is no possibility that the activities may have a significant effect on the environment and the donation consists of minor alterations to an existing facility.Pass Action details Not available
22-00013 A-19)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Amendment to the Immunization Local Assistance Revenue Grant Agreement Number 17-10348, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute a Third Amendment to Grant Agreement No. 17-10348 for the Immunization Local Assistance Grant with the California Department of Public Health Immunization Branch to support vaccine preventable disease prevention and surveillance activities and COVID-19 vaccination activities. This Third Amendment increases funding by $4,509,493.00 for a total revenue amount of $5,488,584.00 with a period of performance from July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2022; b) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0008052 to amend the Public Health Department Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Budget to add $2,304,271.00 in new revenue and appropriation to be spent from July 2021 through June 2022; and c) 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 iPass Action details Not available
22-00016 A-20)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Laguna County Sanitation North Trunk Line Rehabilitation Phase 3, Third District, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Laguna County Sanitation District: a) Approve plans and specifications for the North Trunk Line Rehabilitation Phase 3 Project, Project No. NRTUN3, on file in the Laguna County Sanitation District office; b) Award the construction contract in the base amount of $1,212,780.00 to the lowest responsible bidder, Performance Pipeline Technologies, Incorporated, (not a local vendor), subject to the provision of documents and certifications as set forth in the plans and specifications applicable to the project, as required under California law; c) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Construction Contract with Performance Pipeline Technologies, Incorporated; d) Authorize the Public Works Director or designee to approve change orders for a contingency amount up to $61,000.00 for the construction of North Trunk Line Rehabilitation Phase 3, Project No. NRTUN3 for a total, not-to-exceed contract amount of $Pass Action details Not available
22-00015 A-21)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Foothill Road Low Water Crossing Replacement (Bridge No. 51C-0381) over The Cuyama River; Federal Project BRLO-NBIL(512); County Project No. 862339; First District, as follows: a) Approve the plans and specifications, on file in the Public Works Department, for construction of Foothill Road Low Water Crossing Replacement (Bridge No. 51C-0381) over the Cuyama River; b) Award the construction contract in the amount of $15,962,283.00 to the lowest responsible bidder, Security Paving Company, Inc., 3075 Townsgate Road, Suite 200, Westlake Village, CA 91361, subject to the provision of documents and certifications, as set forth in the specifications applicable to the project, as required under California law; c) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the construction contract, which has been reviewed and approved as to form by County Counsel, Auditor-Controller and Risk Manager, or their authorized representatives; d) Authorize the Public Works Director, or designee to approve change orders for a contingency amount up to $811,905.00, plus an addPass Action details Video Video
22-00035 A-22)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the development of a Countywide Community Workforce Agreement (CWA) Ordinance and Project Template, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR. 30 MIN.) a) Receive and file a status report on negotiations for a CWA on public projects; b) Direct staff to pursue Option 1, continue negotiating with Tri-County Building and Construction Trades (TCBT), and return with documents for approval to utilize a CWA; or c) Direct staff to pursue other options (Table 3 of the Board of Supervisors Agenda Letter), continue negotiating with TCBT, and return with documents for approval to utilize a CWA; or d) Provide other direction as appropriate; and e) Find that the proposed activities do not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act, pursuant to 14 CCR Section 15378 (b)(5) (Organizational or administrative activities of governments that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment), therefore no environmental document is required. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Video Video
22-00034 A-23)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an amendment to the Santa Barbara County Code Chapter 27 - Personnel, as follows: a) Consider the adoption (second reading) of an Ordinance amending Santa Barbara County Code Chapter 27 - Personnel; and b) Determine that the above action is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 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
22-00036 A-24)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the appeal, Case No. 20APL-00000-00028, filed by Steve Decker, Applicant, of the County Planning Commission’s denial of the Decker Greenhouse project, Case No. 19LUP-00000-00469, as follows: (EST. TIME: 45 MIN.) a) Uphold the appeal, Case No. 20APL-00000-00028; b) Make the required findings for approval of the project, Case No. 19LUP-00000-00469, including California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) findings; c) Determine that based on the CEQA Consistency Analysis and Examination of Environmental Effects Document and previously certified Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the Santa Ynez Valley Community Plan, the project is exempt from CEQA pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15183 as stated in the Notice of Exemption; and d) Approve the project de novo, Case No. 19LUP-00000-00469, subject to the conditions of approval. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Not available
22-00037 A-25)Set Hearing/Hearing RequestSet a hearing to consider recommendations regarding the Santa Barbara Coalition for Responsible Cannabis Appeal of the Planning Commission Approval of the Cadwell Cannabis Cultivation Project, Case Nos. 19LUP-00000-00480 and 21APL-000000-00028, Fourth District, as follows: (Set a hearing for February 15, 2022. Time Estimate: 1 hour 30 minutes) a) Deny the appeal, Case No. 21APL-00000-00028; b) Make the required findings for approval of the Project, Case No. 19LUP-00000-00480, including 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 State CEQA Guidelines Sections 15162 and 15168(c)(2); and d) Grant de novo approval of the Project, Case No. 19LUP-00000-00480 subject to the conditions of approval.Pass Action details Not available
22-00033 A-26)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an amendment of Chapter 17 of the County Code to Comply with State Law SB 1383 Regarding the Diversion and Recycling of Organic Waste, as follows: a) Consider the adoption (Second Reading) of an Ordinance amending Chapter 17 of the Santa Barbara County Code, Solid Waste Services; b) Determine that pursuant to Section 15162 of the State California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines that adoption of the Ordinance and Rules and Regulations is within the scope of the Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) dated December 2019 prepared by CalRecycle for SB 1383 Regulations Short-Lived Climate Pollutants: Organic Waste Methane Emission Reduction and that no subsequent EIR or Negative Declaration is required for this project because no substantial changes are proposed, no substantial changes have occurred with respect to the circumstances under which the project is undertaken and no new information of substantial importance has come to light regarding environmental effects of the project or of the sufficiency or feasibility of mitigation mPass Action details Not available
22-00039 A-27)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the abolition of Improvement Zone No. 1 for Vintage Ranch Tract 14,556, Fourth District, as follows: (EST. TIME: 15 MIN.) Acting as the Board of Directors, Laguna County Sanitation District: a) Hear and pass upon all protests and objections regarding the proposed abolition of Improvement Zone No. 1 for Vintage Ranch Tract 14,556; b) Adopt a Resolution finding that Improvement Zone No. 1 for Vintage Ranch Tract 14,556 is no longer benefited by the maintenance and operation of facilities within the Zone and abolishing the Improvement Zone; and c) Find that the recommended actions do 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. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Video Video
22-00043 A-28)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Susan Keller to the Montecito Planning Commission, term ending January 1, 2024, First District.Pass Action details Not available
22-00044 A-29)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Robert Kupiec to the Montecito Planning Commission, term ending January 1, 2024, First District.Pass Action details Not available
22-00008 A-30)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of commendation honoring Gloria Macias-Perez upon her retirement from the Public Health Department after over 31 years of service to the Citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
22-00026 A-31)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution proclaiming January 2022 as Human Trafficking Awareness Month in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
22-00027 A-32)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution of commendation honoring Stephanie Langsdorf as the January 2022 Employee of the Month for Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
22-00046 A-33)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an approval of the Child Care Planning Council Membership for 2021-2022, as follows: a) Publicize the Board’s intention to select the members and invite local organizations to submit nominations prior to January 10, 2022; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the “Certification Statement Regarding Composition of Local Planning Council Membership,” approving the 2021-2022 membership of the Santa Barbara County Child Care Planning Council; and c) Determine that approval of membership in the Santa Barbara County Child Care Planning Council is not a “Project” subject to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5), finding it is an organizational or administrative activity that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Video Video
22-00002  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) (22-00002) WHEN TESTIFYING BEFORE THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, PERSONAL ATTACKS AND OTHER DISRUPTIVE BEHAVIOR ARE NOT APPROPRIATE.  Action details Video Video
22-00028 1)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider Board of Supervisors’ 2022 appointments to Boards, Commissions and Committees, as follows: (EST. TIME: 15 MIN.) a) Adult and Aging Network - one Chair of the Policy Council and one Co-Chair; b) Area Agency on Aging (Central Coast Commission for Senior Citizens) - one regular member to Advisory Council; c) Beach Erosion Authority for Control Operations and Nourishment (BEACON) - two regular members, two alternate members; d) Behavioral Wellness Commission - one regular member; e) California State Association of Counties (CSAC) - one regular member, one alternate member; f) CenCal Health - one regular member; g) Child Care Planning Council - one regular member; h) CommUnify (formerly Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County) - one regular member, one alternate member; i) Community Corrections Partnership (CCP) Representative - one regular member; j) Debt Advisory Committee - one regular member; one alternate member; k) Elected Officials Committee on Regional Homelessness Solutions - two regular members; l) First Five Children and Families Pass Action details Video Video
21-01147 2)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Ordinance adding Chapter 11C to the County Code requiring electronic campaign disclosure, as follows: a) Consider the adoption (Second Reading) of an Ordinance adding Chapter 11C to the County Code requiring electronic campaign disclosure; and b) Determine that the above action is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 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 Video Video
22-00032 3)Departmental AgendaHEARING - To receive and file an update regarding the County of Santa Barbara’s 2020 Citizens’ Independent Redistricting Commission (CIRC) final approved plan for the County of Santa Barbara Supervisorial Districts, as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Receive and file an update regarding the 2020 CIRC final approved plan for the County of Santa Barbara Supervisorial Districts; and b) Determine that the above actions do not constitute a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) based on CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5) since they are organizational or administrative activities of government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Video Video
22-00031 4)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding amendments to the Cannabis Business Licensing Fee Ordinance, as follows: a) Consider the adoption (Second Reading) of an Ordinance amending and superseding Ordinance No. 5041, “An Ordinance Establishing the Cannabis Business License Fee”; 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) (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 significant environmental impactPass Action details Video Video
22-00042 5)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 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