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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 2/1/2022 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
22-00100  Agenda ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-EXISTING LITIGATION (Paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Government Code section 54956.9) New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC, d/b/a AT&T Mobility v. County of Santa Barbara, United States District Court for the Central District of California, Case No. 2:20-cv-11804 Santa Maria Valley Water Conservation District v. City of Santa Maria, et al., Santa Clara County Superior Court, Lead Case No. CV1-97-770214  Action details Not available
21-01146 A-1)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Santa Barbara County Hemp Ordinance, as follows: a) Consider the adoption (Second Reading) of an Ordinance Amending Chapter 3, Agriculture, of the Santa Barbara County Code Regarding Hemp; b) Read the title, “An Ordinance Regulating Hemp” and waive reading the Ordinance in full; and c) Find that the proposed actions are exempt under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) based on CEQA Guidelines 15307, 15308, 15060(c)(2), and 15061(b)(3) as it can be seen with certainty that there is no possibility that these actions will have a significant effect on the environment, these actions will not result in a direct or reasonably foreseeable indirect physical change in the environment, and these actions will assure the maintenance, restoration, or enhancement of natural resources and the environment.Pass Action details Not available
22-00091 A-2)Administrative ItemReceive and file the Auditor-Controller's Audit Report on the Tax Redemption Officer for the six-year period ended June 30, 2020.Pass Action details Not available
22-00092 A-3)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Loss of Public Property and Cash Shortages and Overage Reports, as follows: a) Receive and file the Auditor-Controller’s Loss of Public Property Report for the period July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021; b) Receive and file the Auditor-Controller’s Cash Shortages and Overage Report for the period July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021; and c) 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 the government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
22-00095 A-4)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Memorandum of Understanding between the County, the California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA) and the California Department of State Hospitals (DSH) for the purchase of state hospital beds, Fiscal Year (FY) 2021-2022 and a Third Amended State Hospital Beds Administrative Fee Participation agreement, FY 2021-2022, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Director of the Department of Behavioral Wellness or designee to execute a Memorandum of Understanding between the County, CalMHSA, and the California DSH for the purchase of state hospital beds in the estimated amount of $2,284,900.00, which is based upon the use of 10 beds, for the period of July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022; b) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Director of the Department of Behavioral Wellness or designee to execute the Third Amendment to the CalMHSA State Hospitals Program Participation Agreement No. 278-2017-SHP-A3 to extend the agreement from July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022 for an administrative fee in the estimated amount of $14,020.00, which is based Pass Action details Not available
22-00098 A-5)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the acceptance of a donation to the Department of Behavioral Wellness from The John Kovacs Revocable Trust, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Director of the Department of Behavioral Wellness to accept a donation of $196,326.00 to the Department of Behavioral Wellness from The John Kovacs Revocable Trust (“Trust”), inclusive of a check in the amount of $170,000.00 and a 34% interest in an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) held at Vanguard totaling $26,326.00 at this time; b) Approve and authorize the Director of the Department of Behavioral Wellness to execute on behalf of the County the Distribution Agreement with Informal Accounting, Waiver of Formal Accounting, and Release of Trustee provided by the Trustee; c) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0008071 for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021-2022, increasing appropriations by $196,326.00 in the Behavioral Wellness Mental Health Services Act fund for changes to restricted, funded by unanticipated miscellaneous revenue; and d) Determine that the above actions aPass Action details Not available
22-00087 A-6)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding appointments to the Board of Directors of Public Risk Innovation, Solutions, and Management (PRISM), as follows: a) Appoint Greg Milligan, incoming Risk Manager, to represent the County of Santa Barbara as Director to the Board of Directors of PRISM; and b) Appoint Jeff Frapwell, Assistant County Executive Officer, to represent the County of Santa Barbara as Alternate to the Board of Directors of PRISM.Pass Action details Not available
22-00096 A-7)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an agreement with the Santa Barbara County Association of Governments (SBCAG) for the preparation of a Countywide Broadband Strategic Plan, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair of the Board to sign a Subrecipient Agreement with SBCAG for preparing a regional broadband strategic plan; b) Authorize the distribution of Tranche 1 American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds in the amount of $200,000.00 to SBCAG for the County’s portion of the project funding in accordance with the Subrecipient Agreement; 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 organization, administrative, or fiscal activities of government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
22-00094 A-8)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Professional Services Agreements with CBRE, Inc. (CBRE) and Skanska, as follows: a) Approve, and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with CBRE for Consulting and Project Management Services in an amount not to exceed $225,000.00 for the period of January 31, 2022 through January 30, 2023; b) Approve, and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Skanska USA Building, Inc. (Skanska) for Consulting and Project Management Services in an amount not to exceed $225,000.00 for the period January 31, 2022 through January 30, 2023; c) Per Government Code 31000, find that the services being provided in these agreements are considered “special services” as they are architectural and engineering in nature; and d) Find that the recommended actions are not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to sections 15378(b)(4) and 15378(b)(5) of the CEQA Guidelines, because they consist of administrative and fiscal activities of govPass Action details Not available
22-00097 A-9)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Agreement for Professional Services of Independent Contractor with Gartner, Inc., as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Agreement for Professional Services of Independent Contractor with Gartner, Inc. for Information Technology (IT) research and advisory services, beginning February 1, 2022 through June 30, 2025 for a total contract amount not to exceed $710,089.67; and b) Determine that the above recommended action is a government funding mechanism or other government fiscal activity, which does not involve any commitment to any specific project that may result in a potentially significant physical impact on the environment and is therefore not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to section 15378(b)(4) of the CEQA Guidelines.Pass Action details Not available
22-00034 A-10)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
22-00080 A-11)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an agreement for Secure Continuous Remote Alcohol Monitoring (SCRAM) of California services, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with SCRAM of California to provide SCRAM services that includes equipment, installation, and removal of equipment, monitoring, training, and support for adult clients, who are under supervision by the Probation Department, including pre-trial defendants released to the Pre-Trial Supervision program, with a revised total contract amount not to exceed $448,000.00, inclusive of $155,000.00 under Purchase Contract CN24954, but which otherwise cancels, nullifies, and supersedes Purchase Contact CN24954 from July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022; b) Authorize the Chief Probation Officer or designee to approve subsequent line-item budget changes to the Agreement in an amount not to exceed 10% of the stated line-item budgeted amounts for the service, as long as the total contract amount of the Agreement is not increased, and as long as the totPass Action details Not available
22-00083 A-12)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Acceptance of Award for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021-2022 Tuberculosis (TB) Control Program Food, Shelter, Incentives and Enablers (FSIE), as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute an Acceptance of Award No. 2142ADDF00 for the TB Control Program with the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), TB Control Branch to assist in providing food, shelter, incentives and enablers (FSIE Award) for TB patients, patients suspected of having TB and/or contacts to TB patients. This award in the amount of $38,000.00 is in addition to the previous FSIE Award of $7,024.00 that was accepted in August 2021, and is for the period of July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022; b) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0008061 to amend the Public Health Department’s FY 2020-2021 Budget to add $38,000.00 in new revenue and appropriation to be spent during the period of July 2021 through June 2022; and c) Determine that these activities are not a project and are exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review pPass Action details Not available
22-00088 A-13)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Rob Pearson to the Behavioral Wellness Commission, term ending January 1, 2025, First District.Pass Action details Not available
22-00078 A-14)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Michael Nicola to the Assessment Appeals Board No. 2, term ending August 24, 2024, Third District.Pass Action details Not available
22-00079 A-15)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Michael Cooney to the Law Library Board of Trustees, term ending January 1, 2023, attorney at-large trustee.Pass Action details Not available
22-00084 A-16)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Don Rowland to the Assessment Appeals Board No. 1, term ending August 31, 2024, Fourth District.Pass Action details Not available
22-00085 A-17)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Toree Anne Taatjes to the Behavioral Wellness Commission, term ending January 1, 2024, Fourth District.Pass Action details Not available
22-00090 A-18)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Sharon Byrne to the Behavioral Wellness Commission, term ending January 1, 2024, Fourth District.Pass Action details Not available
22-00086 A-19)Set Hearing/Hearing RequestSet a hearing to consider recommendations regarding an Ordinance amending Chapter 50 of the County Code - Licensing of Cannabis Operations, as follows: (Set a hearing for February 15, 2022. Time estimate: 1 hour) a) Consider the introduction (First Reading) of an Ordinance of the Board of Supervisors of the County of Santa Barbara amending Chapter 50 to the Santa Barbara County Code, Licensing of Cannabis Operations in the unincorporated area of the County; b) Read the title and waive further reading of the Ordinance in full; and c) Set a hearing on the Administrative Agenda of March 1, 2022 to consider recommendations, as follows: i) Consider the adoption (Second Reading) of an Ordinance of the Board of Supervisors of the County of Santa Barbara amending Chapter 50 to the Santa Barbara County Code, Licensing of Commercial Cannabis Operations; and ii) Determine for the purposes of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) that: 1) Pursuant to CEQA Guidelines section 15168(c), these actions are within the scope of the Cannabis Land Use Ordinance and LicensingPass Action details Not available
22-00082 A-20)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Custody Commander Jeffrey Warren upon his retirement from the Sheriff’s Office after over 30 years of faithful and distinguished service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
22-00077 A-21)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the month of February 2022 as Black History Month in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
22-00089 A-22)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring David Villalobos of the Planning and Development Department as the February 2022 Employee of the Month in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
22-00081 A-23)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Commander Darin Fotheringham upon his retirement from the Sheriff’s Office after over 32 years of faithful and distinguished service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
22-00093 A-24)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution honoring the City of Goleta upon its 20th Anniversary of Incorporation.Pass Action details Not available
22-00109 A-25)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding conditional reservation of funding to the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Barbara (Housing Authority) for the Homekey Program Application in Santa Maria, Fifth District, as follows: a) Approve a reservation of $3,486,400.00, 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 ratify a Reservation Letter signed by the Community Services Director for inclusion in the Homekey application to the State submitted prior to the January 31, 2022 deadline for geographic set-asides and application bonus award; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a letter of support for the Homekey project, which will be attached to the Notice of Exemption; and c) Determine that the recommended actions are exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) puPass Action details Not available
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 Not available
22-00076 1)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the California Enterprise Development Authority (CEDA) issuance of tax-exempt and/or taxable revenue obligations for the benefit of Midland School Corporation, as follows: (EST. TIME: 5 MIN.) a) Hold a public hearing in compliance with the Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 1982 (TEFRA) regarding the issuance by CEDA of tax-exempt and/or taxable revenue obligations, for the benefit of Midland School Corporation, a California nonprofit public benefit corporation, and consider public comment; b) Adopt a Resolution of the Board of Supervisors of the County of Santa Barbara approving the issuance by the CEDA of its revenue obligations (Obligations) for the benefit of Midland School Corporation in an aggregate amount not to exceed $6,000,000.00 for the purpose of financing or refinancing the design, construction, improvement, rehabilitation, equipping, and furnishing of certain educational facilities, providing the terms and conditions for such obligations and other matters relating thereto; and c) Determine that the above actionsPass Action details Not available
22-00033 2)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
22-00035 3)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 Not available