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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 3/8/2022 9:00 AM Minutes status: Approved  
Meeting location: JOSEPH CENTENO BETTERAVIA GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION BUILDING, BOARD HEARING ROOM 511 EAST LAKESIDE PARKWAY, SANTA MARIA
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
22-00193  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 County of Santa Barbara v. The State of California Department of Health Care Services, Los Angeles County Superior Court Case No. 19STCP04522 CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS (Government Code section 54956.8) Property: Assessor’s Parcel Number 037-192-001, 315 West Haley Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 (First Supervisorial District). Agency negotiator: General Services Director Janette D. Pell. Negotiating party: President/CEO of PathPoint Harry Bruell. Under negotiation: Price and terms of payment.  Action details Not available
22-00176 A-1)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Industrial Hemp Cultivation Program Agreement No. 21-0618-000-SA, as follows: a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute an agreement with the CDFA in an amount not to exceed $28,779.50 to reimburse the County for the registration of industrial hemp growers and seed breeders and the enforcement of laws and regulations pertaining to industrial hemp for the period of January 1, 2022 through June 30, 2022; and b) Determine that the above action involves government funding mechanisms and/or fiscal activities and is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines section 15378(b)(4).Pass Action details Not available
22-00187 A-2)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding execution of the State of California Permanent Local Housing Allocation (PLHA) Sub-recipient Agreement with the Housing Trust Fund of Santa Barbara County, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a sub-recipient agreement for the distribution of $444,960.00 in State of California PLHA grant funds with the Housing Trust Fund of Santa Barbara County for delivery of a Homebuyer Down Payment Assistance Program for a term that begins March 8, 2022 and ends June 30, 2024; b) Authorize the County’s Community Services Department Director or designee to approve at his or her discretion and execute amendments on behalf of the County to approve changes to the sub-recipient operating budget, to extend the sub-recipient agreement’s term or award time of performance by up to 12 months, and approve necessary administrative changes, throughout the term of the sub-recipient agreement; and c) Determine that the approval of the recommended actions is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) per CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(Pass Action details Not available
22-00175 A-3)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
22-00178 A-4)Administrative ItemApprove Budget Revision Request No. 0008106 (4/5 Vote Required).Pass Action details Not available
22-00181 A-5)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Authorized Agents for the County during disasters (3-year Renewal), as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution designating the County officials listed in the Resolution to execute applications, grants, financial information, conduct site inspections, represent the County at briefings, and conduct all matters necessary for financial recovery to the County for emergency or disaster recovery and relief from the federal government under Public Law 93-288 as amended by the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act of 1988, and/or from the State under the California Disaster Assistance Act; b) Adopt and direct the Clerk of the Board or designee to execute a Designation of Applicant’s Agent Resolution; c) Direct the Clerk of the Board or designee to submit to the California Office of Emergency Services a letter identifying the Authorized Agents by name and title; and d) Determine 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 Pass Action details Not available
22-00184 A-6)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Fiscal Year (FY) 2021-2022 Second Quarter Budget Status Report and Cannabis Taxation, Compliance and Enforcement Update, as follows: a) Receive and file the FY 2021-2022 Second Quarter Budget Status Report and Cannabis Taxation, Compliance and Enforcement Update as of December 31, 2021; b) Provide other 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 Not available
22-00185 A-7)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a response to the 2021 Grand Jury Report entitled “Lompoc Police Department: Moving Toward a Safe and Proud Community”, as follows: a) Consider and adopt the responses as the Board of Supervisors’ response to the 2021 Grand Jury report entitled "Lompoc Police Department: Moving Toward a Safe and Proud Community”; b) Authorize the Chair to sign the letter and forward the letter and responses to the Presiding Judge of Santa Barbara County Superior Court; and c) Determine pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines 15378(b)(5) that the above actions are not a project subject to CEQA review, because they are is government administrative activities that do not result in direct or indirect physical changes to the environment.Pass Action details Not available
22-00190 A-8)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a response to the 2021 Grand Jury Report: Idle Oil Wells in Santa Barbara County, as follows: a) Consider and adopt the responses as the Board of Supervisors’ response to the 2021 Grand Jury report entitled "Idle Oil Wells in Santa Barbara County”; b) Authorize the Chair to sign the letter and forward the letter and responses to the Presiding Judge of Santa Barbara County Superior Court; and c) Determine pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines 15378(b)(5) that the above actions are not a project subject to CEQA review, because they are is government administrative activities that do not result in direct or indirect physical changes to the environment.Pass Action details Video Video
22-00191 A-9)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a response to the 2021 Grand Jury Report entitled “Suicide in Santa Barbara County Main Jail: A Challenge for Law Enforcement and Health Professionals”, as follows: a) Consider and adopt the responses as the Board of Supervisors’ response to the 2021 Grand Jury report entitled “Suicide in Santa Barbara County Main Jail: A Challenge for Law Enforcement and Health Professionals”; b) Authorize the Chair to sign the letter and forward the letter and responses to the Presiding Judge of Santa Barbara County Superior Court; and c) Determine pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines 15378(b)(5) that the above actions are not a project subject to CEQA review, because they are government administrative activities that do not result in direct or indirect physical changes to the environment.Pass Action details Video Video
22-00186 A-10)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Proposed Probation Headquarters Building Project and Professional Services Agreement (PSA) for programming verification, professional design, planning, cost estimating, and commissioning consulting services, Project No. 19014, First District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the PSA with Roesling Nakamura Terada Architects, Inc., a California corporation dba RNT Architects, to provide programming verification, professional design, planning, cost estimating, commissioning and construction administration consulting services for the proposed new Probation Headquarters Building, located on Garden Street, Santa Barbara, CA (APNs 029-212-011 and 029-212-019), in an amount not to exceed $2,200,000.00; b) Approve a not to exceed amount of $2,200,000.00 for temporary cashflow transfers from the Advance Construction Reserve in the General Fund; and c) Find that this contract is determined by your Board to be exempt from the provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) under State CEQA Guidelines per the Notice Pass Action details Not available
22-00183 A-11)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a 2021 Comprehensive Plan Annual Progress Report, as follows: a) Receive and file the 2021 Comprehensive Plan Annual Progress Report; and b) Determine that the annual progress report is exempt from environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Sections 15060(c)(3) and 15378(b)(5).Pass Action details Not available
22-00169 A-12)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an acceptance of grant funding from the California Department of Justice (DOJ) to allow for effective enforcement of firearm laws, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Accept a grant of $539,660.00 from the Office of the Attorney General California DOJ to allow for effective enforcement of firearm laws that prohibit certain individuals from possessing firearms and ammunition for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021-2022, FY 2022-2023, and FY 2023-2024; b) Approve and authorize the Sheriff to execute a Memorandum of Understanding between the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office and the California DOJ regarding the grant funding for the Gun Violence Reduction Program; c) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0008068, appropriating $539,660.00 in grant revenue and corresponding expense; and d) Find that the grant funding approval is a government funding mechanism which is not a project pursuant to section 15378(b)(4) of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines, because they consist of government funding mechanisms or other government fiscPass Action details Not available
22-00179 A-13)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution proclaiming March 8, 2022 as Arbor Day in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
22-00177 A-14)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution proclaiming March 10, 2022 as Tibet Day in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
22-00168 A-15)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution of commendation honoring Lesley Stewart of the Probation Department as Employee of the Month for March 2022.Pass Action details Video Video
22-00189 A-16)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution recognizing March 8, 2022 as International Women’s Day in Santa Barbara County.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
22-00038 1)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Santa Barbara County Water Resources Update, as follows: (EST. TIME: 45 MIN.) Acting as the Board of Directors, Water Agency: a) Receive and file an update on water resources throughout the County of Santa Barbara; and b) Determine that this action is not subject to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to State CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b) (5), as it is an administrative action that will not result in direct or indirect changes to the environment. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Video Video
22-00182 2)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the PR Investments, LLC and Far Western Liquor, Inc. appeal, Case Nos. 21APL-00000-00062 and 21APL-00000-00063, of the Planning Commission’s approval of the Orcutt Gas Station Development Plan and Minor Conditional Use Permit, Case Nos. 18DVP-00000-00001 and 18CUP-00000-00001, Fourth District, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR. 30 MIN.) a) Deny the appeals, Case Nos. 21APL-00000-00062 and 21APL-00000-00063; b) Make the required findings for approval of the modified Project, Case Nos. 18DVP-00000-00001 and 18CUP-00000-00001, including California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) findings; c) Adopt the Mitigated Negative Declaration, Case No. 19NGD-00000-00001, and adopt the mitigation monitoring program contained in the conditions of approval; and d) Grant de novo approval of the modified Project, Case Nos. 18DVP-00000-00001 and 18CUP-00000-00001, subject to the conditions of approval. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Video Video
22-00047 3)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Planning Commission’s recommendation for denial of the ExxonMobil Interim Trucking for Santa Ynez Unit Phased Restart Project (Case No. 17RVP-00000-00081), Third and Fourth Districts, as follows: (EST. TIME: 2 HR. 30 MIN.) a) Make the required findings for denial of the Modified Project, Case No. 17RVP-00000-00081; b) Determine that denial of the Modified Project is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15270(a) and approve the filing of a Notice of Exemption; and c) Deny the Modified Project, Case No. 17RVP 00000 000081. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Video Video
22-00047  Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Planning Commission’s recommendation for denial of the ExxonMobil Interim Trucking for Santa Ynez Unit Phased Restart Project (Case No. 17RVP-00000-00081), Third and Fourth Districts, as follows: (EST. TIME: 2 HR. 30 MIN.) a) Make the required findings for denial of the Modified Project, Case No. 17RVP-00000-00081; b) Determine that denial of the Modified Project is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15270(a) and approve the filing of a Notice of Exemption; and c) Deny the Modified Project, Case No. 17RVP 00000 000081. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Not available