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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 9/13/2022 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
22-00832  Agenda ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-EXISTING LITIGATION (Paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Government Code section 54956.9) Anne Scott v. County of Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County Superior Court Case Number 20CV03819. XHR Santa Barbara LLC v. County of Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County Superior Court Case Number 19CV03939. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-ANTICIPATED LITIGATION (Paragraph (2) of subdivision (d) of Government Code section 54956.9) [Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors, sitting as the Board of Directors of the Santa Barbara County Flood Control and Water Conservation District] Significant exposure to civil litigation: 1 case. Peter and Andzea Jorgensen submitted a claim for damages in some amount in excess of $10,000, as attached to this Agenda item. CONFERENCE 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 Guevar  Action details Not available
22-00795 A-1)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Nursery Inspection Program Agreement No. 22-1126-000-SA with the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), as follows: a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute an agreement with the CDFA for services related to enforcement of the California Nursery Inspection Program in the County of Santa Barbara for the period of July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023 in the amount of $23,367.00; 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
22-00796 A-2)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Pest Exclusion Program Agreement No. 22-1384-000-SG, as follows: a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute an agreement with the CDFA to receive reimbursement for the County’s High-Risk Pest Exclusion Program for the period of July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023 in the amount of $342,229.03; 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
22-00816 A-3)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA) Behavioral Health Quality Improvement Program (BHQIP) Participation Agreement, Fiscal Years (FYs) 2022-2024, Psychiatric Inpatient Concurrent Review (PICR) Participation Agreement, FYs 2022-2025 and Business Associates Agreement under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (BAA), as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the CalMHSA BHQIP Participation Agreement No. 1303-BHQIP-2022-SB to procure consultation services for the development, implementation, and continued support of the County’s Behavioral Health Plan to meet milestones required to complete the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) California Advancing and Innovating Medi-Cal (CalAIM) BHQIP mandated deliverables, for a maximum agreement amount not to exceed $22,080.00 from the date of execution by the County through June 30, 2024; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the CalMHSA PICR Participation Agreement No. 1158-PICR-2022-SB to conduct concurrent review aPass Action details Not available
22-00797 A-4)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the third amendment to a subrecipient agreement with United Way of Santa Barbara County for continued administration and implementation of the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) pursuant to Santa Barbara County’s direct allocation of United States Department of the Treasury (Treasury), Emergency Rental Assistance Round One (ERA 1), funds, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a third amendment to the subrecipient agreement with United Way of Santa Barbara County for continued administration and implementation of an ERAP funded under the 2021 Consolidated Appropriations Act that created the initial ERAP (ERA 1) for a new total contract maximum amount not to exceed $16,478,948.68; and b) 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, whiPass Action details Not available
22-00798 A-5)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the 2022 Continuum of Care (CoC) Competition Application Authorization, as follows: a) Authorize the Community Services Department Director, or designee, to submit to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) the annual CoC consolidated application, which includes County Housing and Community Development Division project applications for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022-2023 CoC Program competition funding in the amounts of $169,050.00 for HMIS operation, $68,626.00 for Santa Barbara County CoC Planning, and $130,675.00 for operation of the Coordinated Entry System Projects (collectively, the “CoC Projects”) and non-County community project applications, written commitments of General Fund match in the total amount of $92,089.00 for the CoC Projects, and all certifications, standard forms, and other related documents; b) Authorize the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute FY 2022 CoC Program Grant Agreements and Scopes of Work with HUD for the CoC Projects in a form substantially similar to the previously approved and exePass Action details Not available
22-00820 A-6)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the execution of a contract between the County of Santa Barbara and the California Arts Council for California Creative Corps (CCC) Grant Administration, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve and authorize the Community Services Director or designee, acting on behalf of the County of Santa Barbara, to execute an agreement with the California Arts Council to receive funding in the amount of $4,750,000.00 for the period of October 1, 2022 through September 30, 2024 for the Santa Barbara County Office of Arts and Culture to serve as the administering organization for the CCC Central Coast region’s regranting program; b) Approve the Budget Revision Request No. 0008516 necessary to adjust appropriations for unanticipated $4,750,000.00 grant revenue; 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 action is a creation of government funding mechanisms orPass Action details Video Video
22-00817 A-7)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Outside Counsel Contract Extension with Spence, Desenberg and Lee, PLLC, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve, ratify and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement for Professional Legal Services with Spence, Desenberg and Lee, PLLC, extending the term to September 1, 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 Not available
22-00830 A-8)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an outside counsel contract extension with Rimôn, P.C., as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement for Professional Legal Services with Rimôn, P.C., extending the term to September 14, 2024 and adding $35,000.00, for a not-to-exceed amount of $75,000.00; 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
22-00827 A-9)Administrative ItemApprove Budget Revision Request Nos. 0008479, 0008485, 0008486, 0008505, 0008509, 0008529, 0008549. (4/5 Vote Required)Pass Action details Not available
22-00829 A-10)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
22-00803 A-11)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Sanctuary Centers Amendment to the Funding Agreement and Reconveyance of Deed of Trust for 115 W. Anapamu St., Santa Barbara, First District (RP File No. 004019), as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Amendment to the Funding Agreement for Mental Health Housing Trust Funds between the County of Santa Barbara and Sanctuary Centers of Santa Barbara, Inc. (also known as “Sanctuary House of Santa Barbara, Inc.” or “Sanctuary Centers”); b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Substitution of Trustee and Deed of Full Reconveyance, which will terminate the repayment obligation of a $400,000.00 conditional grant and release the associated deed of trust recorded against the properties located at 115 West Anapamu Street (the “Property”) and 125 West Anapamu Street in the City of Santa Barbara (the 115 and 125 West Anapamu Street properties, collectively, the “Encumbered Properties”); and c) Determine that the recommended actions are not the acceptance and approval of a project that is subject to environmental review under tPass Action details Not available
22-00800 A-12)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a First Amendment to the Agreement with Community Solutions Incorporated (CSI) Fiscal Year 2022-2023, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a First Amendment to the Agreement for Services (No. BC 22001) of Independent Contractor with CSI, to add section “VII Batterer’s Intervention Program (BIP)” to Exhibit A, Statement of Work, and amending Attachment B-1 to Exhibit B, “Schedule of Fees” adding $94,439.00 to the total amount of the contract; and b) Determine that these activities are exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3), finding that these 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 these activities may have a significant effect on the environment, the activities are not subject to CEQA.Pass Action details Not available
22-00818 A-13)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Community Action Commission Agreement for 2-1-1 Helpline Service for COVID-19 Information and Referrals, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute a First Amendment with the Community Action Commission (dba CommUnify) for the provision of 2-1-1 Helpline Services for COVID-19 related community information and referrals to add federal clauses required by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), to increase the Agreement amount by $102,120.38 for a revised total not to exceed $205,901.00, and to extend the period of performance for an additional year ending June 30, 2023; and b) Determine that the above activity is not a “Project” subject to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review per CEQA Guideline Section 15378(b)(5), since the activity is an organizational or administrative activity of government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
22-00801 A-14)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding adopting parking restrictions and stop controls, First, Second, Third and Fourth Districts, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution to establish new parking restrictions and stop controls in the First, Second, Third and Fourth Districts; and b) Find that the proposed actions are for the operation and maintenance of an existing public facility, involving negligible, or no expansion of use beyond that which presently exists, that the proposed action is therefore exempt from California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to 14 CCR 15301(c), and approve and direct staff to file the Notice of Exemption on that basis.Pass Action details Not available
22-00802 A-15)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Transportation Development Act-Local Transportation Fund (TDA-LTF) Claim for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022-2023, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Public Works Director to file a $3,316,916.00 claim with the Santa Barbara County Association of Governments (SBCAG) for an allocation of TDA-LTF funds for FY 2022-2023; and b) Find that the proposed action does not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act, pursuant to 14 CCR 15378(b)(2) (continuing administrative or maintenance activities, such as purchases for supplies, personnel-related actions, general policy and procedure making), and will not result in direct or indirect physical changes to the environment.Pass Action details Not available
22-00812 A-16)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Joint Funding Agreement for the Cooperative Stream Gauging Program, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Joint Funding Agreement with the United States Geological Survey to continue the county-wide cooperative Stream Gauging Program from October 1, 2022 through September 30, 2023 in the amount of $359,380.00 of which $264,090.00 will be funded by the Flood Control District; and b) Find that the Cooperative Stream Gauging Program is exempt under California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines Section 15306, basic data collection, research, experimental management, and resources evaluation activities; and approve the filing of a Notice of Exemption on that basis.Pass Action details Not available
22-00813 A-17)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Santa Barbara County 2022 Groundwater Basins Summary Report, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Water Agency: a) Receive and file the Santa Barbara County 2022 Groundwater Basins Summary Report; and b) Determine that the Santa Barbara County 2022 Groundwater Basins Summary Report is not subject to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to State CEQA Guidelines Sections 15378(b) (5), as it is an administrative action that will not result in direct or indirect changes to the environment, and 15306 as information collection which does not result in serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource.Pass Action details Video Video
22-00814 A-18)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a professional services agreement with Carollo Engineers, Inc. for an indirect potable reuse study, Fourth and Fifth Districts, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Water Agency: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a professional services agreement with Carollo Engineers, Inc. in the amount of $159,499.00; b) Authorize the expenditure of these funds from the Santa Barbara County Water Agency; and c) Find that the proposed action does not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act, pursuant to 14 CCR 15378 (b)(5), in that it is a government administrative activity that will not result in direct or indirect changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
22-00821 A-19)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an application for the destruction of accounting records, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve an application for destruction of records of Financial Services Division files that are more than two (2) years old and are no longer required by law to be retained; and b) Determine that the above actions are organizational and administrative activities of government that are not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines sections 15378(b) (5).Pass Action details Not available
22-00799 A-20)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Santa Barbara Unified School District General Obligation Bonds Issuance, Election of 2016, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Santa Barbara Unified School District to issue and sell bonds directly, in accordance with Education Code 15140(b), in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $35,000,000.00; b) Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Santa Barbara Unified School District to issue and sell bonds directly, in accordance with Education Code 15140(b), in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $18,000,000.00 (School Facilities Improvement District No. 1); and c) Determine that the above actions do not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in potentially significant impact on the environment, and therefore they are 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
22-00806 A-21)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Allan Jones to the Oak Hill Cemetery District Board of Directors, term ending December 31, 2025, Third District.Pass Action details Not available
22-00807 A-22)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Art Kaslow to the Oak Hill Cemetery District Board of Directors, term ending December 31, 2025, Third District.Pass Action details Not available
22-00808 A-23)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Shanterria “Shay” Allen to the Housing Authority Board of Commissioners, term ending January 1, 2025, Third District.Pass Action details Not available
22-00809 A-24)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Denise Johns to the Central Board of Architectural Review (CBAR), term ending December 31, 2024, Third District.Pass Action details Not available
22-00810 A-25)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Arcelia Sencion to the Commission for Women, term ending January 1, 2025, Third District.Pass Action details Not available
22-00811 A-26)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Brianna Gonzales to the Historic Landmarks Advisory Commission, term ending January 1, 2025, Third District.Pass Action details Video Video
22-00819 A-27)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Clare Macdonald to the Assessment Appeals Board No. 1, term ending August 31, 2024, Third District.Pass Action details Not available
22-00824 A-28)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Judith Dale to the Library Advisory Committee, term ending June 30, 2023, Third District.Pass Action details Not available
22-00823 A-29)Set Hearing/Hearing RequestSet a hearing to consider recommendations regarding the Valley Crest, LLC Appeal of the Planning Commission Approval of the 5980 Casitas Pass Mixed-Light Cannabis Cultivation Project, Case Nos. 22APL-000000-00018 and 19CDP-00000-00016, First District, as follows: (Set a hearing for October 4, 2022. Time estimate: 1 hour 30 minutes) a) Grant the appeal, Case No. 22APL-00000-00018; b) Make the required findings for approval of the Project, Case No. 19CDP-00000-00016, including California Environmental Quality Act (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 CEQA Guidelines Sections 15162 and 15168(c)(2); and d) Grant de novo approval of the Project, Case No. 19CDP-00000-00016, subject to the conditions of approval; Alternatively, in order to deny the appeal and approve the project, take the following actions: a) Deny the appeal, Case No. 22APL-00000-00018; b) Make the required fPass Action details Not available
22-00804 A-30)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Ewald “Ed” Andrisek upon his retirement from the Buellton City Council and for his dedicated public service to the citizens of the Santa Ynez Valley.Pass Action details Not available
22-00828 A-31)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution proclaiming September 15, 2022 through October 15, 2022 as Hispanic Heritage Month in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
22-00815 A-32)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the week of September 25, 2022 through October 1, 2022 as American Institute of Architects (AIA) Architecture Appreciation Week in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
22-00822 A-33)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the month of September 2022 as Suicide Prevention Month in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
22-00805 A-34)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Lisa Northrup of the Santa Barbara County Treasurer-Tax Collector-Public Administrator/Guardian as the September 2022 Employee of the Month for 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
22-00826 1)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Calle Real Campus Master Plan, First and Second Districts, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR.) a) Receive and file the 2022 Calle Real Campus Conceptual Master Plan; and b) Determine that receipt of the Conceptual Plan is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Sections 15262 and 15378(b)(4) of the State Guidelines for the Implementation of CEQA, finding that the activities involve only feasibility or planning studies for possible future actions which the Board has not approved, adopted or funded and are the creation of government funding mechanisms or other government fiscal activities which do not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant impact on the environment. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Video Video