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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 8/30/2022 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
22-00793  Agenda ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-EXISTING LITIGATION (Paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Government Code section 54956.9) County of Santa Barbara v. Rosser International, Inc., Orange County Superior Court, Case No. 30-2021-01180189-CU-BC-CJC. S.J. Amoroso Construction Co., LLC v. County of Santa Barbara, Orange County Superior Court, Case No. 30-2022-01274057-CU-BC-CJC. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-ANTICIPATED LITIGATION (Paragraph (4) of subdivision (d) of Government Code section 54956.9) Deciding whether to initiate civil litigation: one case. PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION (Paragraph (1) of subdivision (b) of Government Code section 54957) County Executive Officer. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS (Subdivision (a) of Government Code section 54957.6) Employee: County Executive Officer. Agency-designated representative: Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors Chair Joan Hartmann.  Action details Not available
22-00777 A-1)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Detector Dog Team Agreement No. 22-0923-008-SF, as follows: a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute an agreement with the CDFA to receive reimbursement for the County’s Detector Dog Team Program for the period of July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023 in the amount of $264,219.13; 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
22-00776 A-2)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding establishing property tax rates and levying taxes for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022-2023, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution establishing the property tax rates and levying taxes for the taxing agencies in the County of Santa Barbara for the FY 2022-2023; and b) Determine that the above actions are not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) per CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5), because they are government fiscal 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
22-00781 A-3)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a one-time waiver of fees for use of the Courthouse Sunken Gardens by the Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse for a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony, First District, as follows: a) Pursuant to Santa Barbara County Code Section 26-5, accept the recommendation of the Community Services Director and waive the Site Use fee for use of the Historic Santa Barbara County Courthouse Sunken Gardens by the Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, Santa Barbara County Teen Court, for a Remembrance of 9/11 ceremony on September 11, 2022, in the amount of $1,700.00; b) Request the Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse publicly acknowledge the County of Santa Barbara’s assistance in making the facilities available for the event; and c) Determine that the above recommended actions are exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guideline Section 15323, which consists of the normal operations of existing facilities for public gatherings for which the facilities were designed where there is a part history of the facility being used for the Pass Action details Not available
22-00783 A-4)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the acceptance of a Cash Donation of $100,000.00 for Hot Springs Trail Staffing, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Accept a cash donation of up to $100,000.00 from neighbors of Hot Springs Trail for the one-time funding of Hot Springs Trail staff and gates; b) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0008488 necessary to recognize the value of the donation and adjust current year appropriations; and c) Determine that the above recommended actions are not the approval of a project that is subject to environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(4), finding that the project is a creation of government funding mechanisms or other government fiscal activities, which does not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant impact on the environment.Pass Action details Not available
22-00784 A-5)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the County Inclusionary Housing Ordinance - 2022 Update and Annual Adjustment of Affordable Housing In-Lieu Fees and Inclusionary Housing Requirements, as follows: a) Receive and file a 2022 Update and Annual Adjustment of Affordable Housing In-Lieu Fees and Inclusionary Housing Requirements; and b) Determine that the above-recommended actions are exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guideline 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 a 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 Video Video
22-00774 A-6)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding California State Association of Counties (CSAC) 2022 Challenge Award Nominations, as follows: a) Authorize the County Executive Officer to sign and submit a letter of endorsement for the County’s entries into the CSAC 2022 Challenge Awards competition; and b) Find that the proposed 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 are government fiscal, organizational or administrative activities that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
22-00779 A-7)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding re-ratification of a Proclamation of Local Emergency Caused by Drought Conditions, last action July 12, 2022, (Sixty-Day Renewal), as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution re-ratifying the Proclamation of Local Emergency Caused by Drought Conditions that exist in Santa Barbara County pursuant to Government Code Section 8630; b) Direct the Office of Emergency Management to return every sixty (60) days for re-ratification of the Emergency until such a time that weather and water supply conditions dictate otherwise; and c) Determine that these actions are exempt from the provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant CEQA Guidelines Sections 15061(b)(3) and 15269(a).Pass Action details Not available
22-00780 A-8)Administrative ItemApprove Budget Revision Request Nos. 0008436, 0008474, 0008478, 0008490, 0008501, 0008506, 0008513, 0008514, and 0008515. (4/5 Vote Required)Pass Action details Not available
22-00785 A-9)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the conversion of Purchase Contract No. CN2076 to a Board Contract with Cuyama Lamb, LLC for the implementation of three herbivory treatments associated with the Tepusquet Vegetation Management Program (VMP) grant project; as follows: a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services with Cuyama Lamb, LLC to continue providing herbivory treatment services on the Tepusquet VMP grant project at a total cost not to exceed $247,000.00 inclusive of $120,096.00 under Purchase Contract No. CN2076; and b) Determine the project is exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Sections 15304 and 15308. A copy of the CEQA document has been provided to the State and was approved prior to the expenditure of any grant funds.Pass Action details Not available
22-00789 A-10)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Waiver of Competition for the purchase of three pickup trucks, as follows: a) Waive competitive bidding by the County of Santa Barbara pursuant to County Code Section 2-39 and authorize the County Purchasing Manager to procure three pickup trucks “off the lot” at a cost not to exceed $255,000.00; and b) Determine pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15378(b) (4) that the above fiscal activity is not a project subject to CEQA.Pass Action details Not available
22-00787 A-11)Administrative ItemReceive and file the Real Estate Fraud Prosecution Program Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Annual Report.Pass Action details Not available
22-00788 A-12)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Fiscal Year 2022-2023 California Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) Grant Application Authorization, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the District Attorney, or her designee, to execute a Certification of Assurance of Compliance for the following Cal OES grant applications to be submitted during Fiscal Year 2022-2023: i) Victim Witness Assistance Program; ii) Unserved/Underserved Advocacy Program; iii) Child Advocacy Center Program (KC); iv) Elder Abuse Program; v) County Victim Services (XC); and vi) Human Trafficking Advocacy Program; b) Approve and authorize the District Attorney, or her designee, to re-apply for the following Cal OES grants during Fiscal Year 2022-2023: i) Victim Witness Assistance Program; ii) Unserved/Underserved Advocacy Program; iii) Child Advocacy Center Program (KC); iv) Elder Abuse Program; v) County Victim Services (XC); and vi) Human Trafficking Advocacy Program; and c) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Certification of Assurance of Compliance for the following Cal OES grant aPass Action details Not available
22-00786 A-13)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Wellpath and Department of Behavioral Wellness (DBW) annual report for healthcare and mental health services at juvenile detention facilities, as follows: a) Receive and file the annual report regarding the Agreement for Medical Services with Wellpath and delivery of clinical treatment by DBW for youth detained in juvenile detention facilities; and b) Determine that 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
22-00772 A-14)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a City of Santa Barbara Animal Services Revenue Agreement for Fiscal Years (FYs) 2022-2027, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute the City of Santa Barbara Animal Services Revenue Agreement for the County to provide sheltering services to the City of Santa Barbara for the period of July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2027 for a total amount of $2,787,740.00; and b) Determine that the above action is a 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
22-00773 A-15)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an agreement with Town and Country Inn for non-congregate isolation sheltering, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement between the County of Santa Barbara and the Town and Country Inn located in Northern Santa Barbara County for use as non-congregate isolation sheltering for individuals with infectious diseases of Public Health concern for an amount not to exceed $300,000.00, inclusive of $122,300.00 authorized via payment cards during Fiscal Year (FY) 2021-2022, and $177,700.00 for FY 2022-2023 with a period of performance from July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2023; and b) Determine that the recommended action is not a “Project” that is subject to environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(4), because it is the creation of a government funding mechanism or other government fiscal activity, which does not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant physical impact on the environmentPass Action details Video Video
22-00775 A-16)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a student support Agreement with Westmont College, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement with Westmont College for student preceptorships at the Public Health Department with a period of performance ending August 31, 2027 that deviates from the Board approved Student Support Agreement template; b) Approve and authorize the Public Health Director to make immaterial amendments to Westmont College Agreement in accordance with the immaterial amendments section, upon review and concurrence by County Counsel’s Office through August 31, 2027; and c) Determine that the recommended actions are not a “Project” under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guideline 15378(b)(5) because these activities are organization and administrative activities of the government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
22-00778 A-17)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a contract extension for Satellite Tracking of People, LLC (STOP), as follows: a) Approve and authorize, the Chair to execute the Third Amendment to the agreement for services with STOP (not a local vendor) (BC17135) for electronic monitoring services for the Sheriff’s Office for the period effective September 1, 2022 through August 31, 2023; 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 Video Video
22-00790 A-18)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the month of September 2022 as National Preparedness Month 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
22-00794 1)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding Elected Department Head Salaries, as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Consider options regarding Elected Department Head salaries as follows: 1) Option 1: Effective September 5, 2022, provide a 2.5% general wage increase plus 2.5% commensurate to the performance-based salary increase received by Appointed Department Heads and provide for future salary increases as a flat percentage rate increase equivalent to what Appointed Department Heads are eligible to receive (a combination of general wage increase plus performance-based increase); 2) Option 2: Effective September 5, 2022, provide a 2.5% general wage increase plus 2.5% commensurate to the performance-based salary increase received by Appointed Department Heads and provide future increases as follows: i) Provide the District Attorney with a flat percentage wage increase equivalent to the percentage wage increase provided to County Counsel and the Public Defender Department Heads (a combination of general wage increase plus performance-based increase); ii) Provide the Auditor-ConFail Action details Video Video
22-00794  Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding Elected Department Head Salaries, as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Consider options regarding Elected Department Head salaries as follows: 1) Option 1: Effective September 5, 2022, provide a 2.5% general wage increase plus 2.5% commensurate to the performance-based salary increase received by Appointed Department Heads and provide for future salary increases as a flat percentage rate increase equivalent to what Appointed Department Heads are eligible to receive (a combination of general wage increase plus performance-based increase); 2) Option 2: Effective September 5, 2022, provide a 2.5% general wage increase plus 2.5% commensurate to the performance-based salary increase received by Appointed Department Heads and provide future increases as follows: i) Provide the District Attorney with a flat percentage wage increase equivalent to the percentage wage increase provided to County Counsel and the Public Defender Department Heads (a combination of general wage increase plus performance-based increase); ii) Provide the Auditor-ConPass Action details Not available
22-00794  Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding Elected Department Head Salaries, as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Consider options regarding Elected Department Head salaries as follows: 1) Option 1: Effective September 5, 2022, provide a 2.5% general wage increase plus 2.5% commensurate to the performance-based salary increase received by Appointed Department Heads and provide for future salary increases as a flat percentage rate increase equivalent to what Appointed Department Heads are eligible to receive (a combination of general wage increase plus performance-based increase); 2) Option 2: Effective September 5, 2022, provide a 2.5% general wage increase plus 2.5% commensurate to the performance-based salary increase received by Appointed Department Heads and provide future increases as follows: i) Provide the District Attorney with a flat percentage wage increase equivalent to the percentage wage increase provided to County Counsel and the Public Defender Department Heads (a combination of general wage increase plus performance-based increase); ii) Provide the Auditor-ConPass Action details Not available
22-00782 2)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Fourth Quarter Budget Status Report and Cannabis Taxation, Compliance and Enforcement Update, as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Receive and file the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Fourth Quarter Budget and Financial Status Report as of June 30, 2022, showing the status of appropriations and financing for departmental budgets adopted by the Board of Supervisors; and b) 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: APPROVEPass Action details Video Video
22-00791 3)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Matkins Parcel Map, Comprehensive Plan Amendment, and Zoning Map Amendment, Case Nos. 19TPM-00000-00004, 19GPA-00000-00001, and 19RZN-00000-00001, First District, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR.) a) Make the required findings for approval of the proposed project, Case Nos. 19TPM-00000-00004, 19GPA-00000-00001, and 19RZN-00000-00001, including California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) findings; b) Determine that the previous environmental document prepared for the Montecito Community Plan (92-EIR-3) may be used to fulfill the environmental review requirements for this project pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Sections 15162 [Subsequent EIRs and Negative Declarations]; c) Adopt a Resolution to amend the Land Use Designation Map in the Montecito Community Plan to re-designate Assessor’s Parcel Number 013-090-001 from Single Family Semi-Rural Residential, two-acre minimum lot size (SRR-0.5) to Single Family Semi-Rural Residential, one-acre minimum lot size (SRR-1.0) (Case No. 19GPA-00000-00001); and d) Adopt an Ordinance to amend the ZoningPass Action details Video Video
22-00791  Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Matkins Parcel Map, Comprehensive Plan Amendment, and Zoning Map Amendment, Case Nos. 19TPM-00000-00004, 19GPA-00000-00001, and 19RZN-00000-00001, First District, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR.) a) Make the required findings for approval of the proposed project, Case Nos. 19TPM-00000-00004, 19GPA-00000-00001, and 19RZN-00000-00001, including California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) findings; b) Determine that the previous environmental document prepared for the Montecito Community Plan (92-EIR-3) may be used to fulfill the environmental review requirements for this project pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Sections 15162 [Subsequent EIRs and Negative Declarations]; c) Adopt a Resolution to amend the Land Use Designation Map in the Montecito Community Plan to re-designate Assessor’s Parcel Number 013-090-001 from Single Family Semi-Rural Residential, two-acre minimum lot size (SRR-0.5) to Single Family Semi-Rural Residential, one-acre minimum lot size (SRR-1.0) (Case No. 19GPA-00000-00001); and d) Adopt an Ordinance to amend the ZoningPass Action details Not available