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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 10/18/2022 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
22-00948  Agenda ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-EXISTING LITIGATION (Paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Government Code section 54956.9) Veronica Cruz v. Christine Tyler and County of Santa Barbara; San Benito County Superior Court Case No. CU-20-00001 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 Guevara.  Action details Not available
22-00928 A-1)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the execution of a Grant Agreement between the County of Santa Barbara and the City of Santa Barbara for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022-2023 Arts and Culture Programs and Projects, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute an agreement with the City of Santa Barbara to receive a grant in the amount of $460,847.00 for the period of July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023 for the County's Office of Arts and Culture to implement and administer the City's arts grant program and to provide administrative services in support of the City's arts programs; and b) Determine that the approval and execution of the Agreement is 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 or other government fiscal activities which do not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant physical impact on the environment.Pass Action details Not available
22-00929 A-2)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Eighth Amendment to the Agreement with Cuyama Valley Recreation District (CVRD) increasing Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding by $113,621.00 for a total project funding of $870,585.00, First District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Eighth Amendment increasing the amount of the CVRD Agreement by $113,621.00 for a total maximum contract amount of $870,585.00; 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 actions are not a project as they 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.Pass Action details Not available
22-00932 A-3)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the execution of Subordination Agreements to subordinate County Homeless Emergency Assistance Program (HEAP) loan and Santa Barbara County In-Lieu Fee loan to a loan provided by the State No Place Like Home (NPLH) program for West Cox Cottages Development (City of Santa Maria), Fifth District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute two (2) Subordination Agreements related to County loans to the Housing Authority of Santa Barbara County and to West Cox Cottages, L.P., for the West Cox Apartments development: a $1,350,000.00 HEAP Loan; and, a $450,000.00 In-Lieu Fee Loan by which the County HEAP and In-Lieu Fee Loans will be in junior positions to the State of California NPLH Senior Loan in the amount of $1,500,000.00; 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 above-recommended actions are the creation of government funding mePass Action details Not available
22-00924 A-4)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a First Amendment to the Agreement for Professional Legal Services with Outside Counsel Liebert Cassidy Whitmore, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute a First Amendment to the Agreement for Professional Services with Liebert Cassidy Whitmore for professional legal services to increase the total amount by $15,000.00 for a revised total not to exceed $30,000.00 with a change in the period of performance to now end no later than January 31, 2023; and b) Determine that the above action is not a "Project" under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Sections 15378(b)(4) and 15378(b)(5), because it consists of government administrative or fiscal activities that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
22-00926 A-5)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Agreement for Professional Legal Services with Outside Counsel McCune and Harber, 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 McCune and Harber for a total not to exceed amount of $150,000.00 and term ending June 30, 2024; and b) Determine that the above action is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Sections 15378(b)(4) and 15378(b)(5) because it consists of government administrative or fiscal activities that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
22-00921 A-6)Administrative ItemAmend the 2022 Board of Supervisors’ Schedule of Meeting Dates and Locations by changing the location of the Tuesday, December 6, 2022 meeting from Santa Barbara to Santa Maria and changing the location of the Tuesday, December 13, 2022 meeting from Santa Maria to Santa Barbara.Pass Action details Not available
22-00923 A-7)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the re-ratification of the Proclamation of Local Emergency Caused by Drought Conditions, Last Action August 30, 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 California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant CEQA Guidelines Sections 15061(b)(3) and 15269(a).Pass Action details Not available
22-00925 A-8)Administrative ItemApprove Budget Revision Request No. 0008582 (Majority Vote Required); and Budget Revision Request Nos. 0008484; 0008575; and 0008580 (4/5 Vote Required).Pass Action details Not available
22-00933 A-9)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Santa Barbara County and Operational Area Disaster Care and Shelter Plan, as follows: a) Review and approve the “Santa Barbara County and Operational Area Disaster Care and Shelter Plan”; b) Provide any direction, as appropriate; and c) Determine that these actions are exempt from the provisions of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Sections 15061(b)(3) and 15378(b)(5) since they are organizational or administrative activities of government that will not result in a significant impact to the environment.Pass Action details Video Video
22-00922 A-10)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Grant Agreement No. 5GG21155 between the State of California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CALFIRE) and the Santa Barbara County Fire Department, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Fire Chief or designee to approve and execute Agreement No. 5GG21155 with the State of California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) for the acceptance of $250,000.00 of grant funds to purchase equipment to implement fuel reduction maintenance projects in the area designated by the Agreement; and b) Determine that the above-recommended actions do not constitute a project subject to environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(4), finding that the actions are the creation of a governmental funding mechanism or other government fiscal activity, which do not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant physical impact on the environment.Pass Action details Not available
22-00937 A-11)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Amendment No. 1 to the Professional Services Agreement with CBRE and Skanska, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with CBRE, Inc. (CBRE Agreement), increasing the maximum compensation payable under the CBRE Agreement from $225,000.00 to $1,225,000.00 (an increase of $1,000,000.00) to provide additional Consulting and Project Management Services; b) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 1 (Skanska Amendment) to the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Skanska USA Building, Inc. (Skanska Agreement), increasing the maximum compensation payable under the Skanska Agreement from $225,000.00 to $1,225,000.00 (an increase of $1,000,000.00) to provide additional Consulting and Project Management Services; 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 rePass Action details Not available
22-00936 A-12)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Sole Source Purchase of Mobile Nanogrid Emergency Response Trailer, as follows: a) For the purchase of a Solar Mobile Nanogrid 100% Renewable Power for Emergency Response trailer, pursuant to County Code Section 2-39, waive competitive bidding by the County and instead authorize the County Purchasing Agent to purchase this equipment as a sole source procurement from Sesame Solar, Inc. of Jackson, Michigan, without being required to conduct a formal bid process; and b) Determine pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines: 15378(b)(5) that the above fiscal activity is not a project subject to the CEQA. It is an administrative activity of government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
22-00934 A-13)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Grant of Easements from The Salvation Army for Lower Mission Creek Improvement and Restoration Project, Reach 4 Acquisition (Assessor Parcel No. 037-203-025); (RP File No. 003988), First District, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Real Property Purchase Agreement, between the Santa Barbara County Flood Control and Water Conservation District (District), and The Salvation Army, a California Corporation (Owners), for the purchase of a permanent easement and associated temporary easements, on a portion of real property located at 425 Chapala Street (County Assessor Parcel Number: 037-203-025), for a total cost not to exceed $83,000.00, in connection with the Lower Mission Creek Improvement and Restoration Project, Reach 4 District Project No. SC8042; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to accept the permanent and temporary easements and Certificate of Acceptance for a Permanent Easement, conveying easement interests in the real property locatePass Action details Not available
22-00927 A-14)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity (ELC) Enhancing Detection and ELC Enhancing Detection Expansion allocations for COVID-19 Activities during Fiscal Years (FYs) 2020-2021 through 2024-2025, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Public Health Department Director to accept and receive a 20-month extension to the funding period for the ELC Enhancing Detection allocation for coronavirus response from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) per the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act HR 266 with a revised period of May 18, 2020 through July 31, 2024 in the amount of $6,112,535.00; b) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Public Health Department Director to accept and receive a 12-month extension to the funding period for the ELC Enhancing Detection Expansion allocation for coronavirus response from the CDPH per the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021, P.L. 116-260, with a revised period of January 15, 2021, through July 31, 2024 in the amount of $19,162,899.00; and c) DePass Action details Not available
22-00930 A-15)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Updated Voluntary Rate Range Program/Intergovernmental Transfer 2021 agreement with the State Department of Health Care Services, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute the updated Intergovernmental Transfer Agreement (Contract No. 21-10203) regarding transfer of Public Funds with the California Department of Health Care Services for the transfer of approximately $883,816.00 from Public Health to the Department of Health Care Services with a term of January 1, 2021 through June 30, 2024. This Agreement replaces in its entirety the one previously approved by the Board on November 16, 2021; b) Approve and authorize the Public Health Director (PHD) to make immaterial amendments to Contract No. 21-10203 such as correcting clerical errors or updating contact information in the Notices Section 5; and c) Determine that these activities are exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review as they are not a project under CEQA Guideline Section 15378(b)(4), since this is a government fiscal activity that doePass Action details Not available
22-00931 A-16)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Fellow Support Agreement with the Council for State and Territorial Epidemiologists, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Fellow Support Agreement with the Council for State and Territorial Epidemiologists for preceptorships at the Public Health Department with a period of performance ending August 16, 2027; and b) Determine that the recommended action is not a “Project” under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guideline 15378(b)(5) because the activity is an organization and administrative activity of the government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
22-00920 A-17)Set Hearing/Hearing RequestSet a hearing to consider recommendations regarding an amendment to Chapter 50 of the County Code - Licensing of Cannabis Operations, as follows: (Set a hearing for November 1, 2022. Time estimate: 1 hour) a) Consider the introduction (First Reading) of an Ordinance 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 November 29, 2022 to consider recommendations, as follows: i) Consider the adoption (Second Reading) of an Ordinance 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 Licensing Program, and the Cannabis Land Use Ordinance and Licensing Program Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Report (PEIR)Pass Action details Not available
22-00943 A-18)Set Hearing/Hearing RequestSet a hearing to consider recommendations regarding the Modoc Road Multiuse Trail Phase 2 Environmental; Project No. 862416, Second District, as follows: (Set a hearing for November 1, 2022. Time estimate: 1 hour) a) Certify that the Board has reviewed and considered the information contained in the Final Mitigated Negative Declaration (22NGD-00000-00003) and make the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Findings required to adopt the Final Mitigated Negative Declaration (22NGD-00000-00003); b) Adopt the Final Mitigated Negative Declaration (22NGD-00000-00003) and adopt the Mitigation Monitoring Plan included in the Final Mitigated Negative Declaration (22NGD-00000-00003); c) Approve the Project and authorize the Director of Public Works to advertise for bids to construct Phase 2 of the Modoc Multiuse Trail; Project No. 862416; and d) Authorize the Director of Public Works to proceed with right-of-way acquisition negotiations, including in fee, right-of-way easements or licenses, and/or temporary construction easements, as required for the construction of the Modoc Road BPass Action details Not available
22-00944 A-19)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the week of October 22, 2022 through October 29, 2022 as Flood Preparedness Week in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
22-00938 A-20)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Raymond L. McDonald upon his retirement from the Social Services Department after 14 years of faithful and distinguished service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
22-00947 A-21)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution in support of the Women of Iran as they stand against the Government of Iran in its persecution of women and violations of human rights.Pass Action details Video Video
22-00941 A-22)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the month of October 2022 as Dyslexia Awareness Month in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
22-00942 A-23)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the month of October 2022 as AIDS Awareness Month in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
22-00939 A-24)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the month of October as National Art’s and Humanities Month in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
22-00940 A-25)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution in recognition of the Great California Shakeout with intent to participate on October 20, 2022 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
22-00946 1)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding a report on Sheriff-Coroner overtime usage and costs, and a proposed budget development policy for overtime mitigation, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR.) a) Receive and file a report on Sheriff-Coroner Office overtime usage and costs; b) Approve a budget development policy for Fiscal Year 2023-2024 maintaining a $2 million set-aside in General County Programs Proposition 172 fund balance, only to be released each year upon review and recommendation of the County Executive Office and approval by the Board of Supervisors, to mitigate baseline overtime usage in the Sheriff-Coroner Office at year-end as defined in this report and reimbursement for the New Hire Incentive Program or other recruitment efforts pre-authorized by the County Executive Office; c) Provide other direction, as appropriate; and d) 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 actPass Action details Video Video
22-00918 2)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding a Proposition 172 Funding Update, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR.) a) Receive and file a report on the current status of Proposition 172 revenues and reserves; 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. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Video Video
22-00919 3)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Annual TRUTH Act Report and Community Forum, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR. 30 MIN.) a) Receive and file the annual TRUTH Act report regarding United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) access to individuals as required by Government Code section 7283.1(d); b) Hold the public hearing, as required by Government Code section 7283.1(d), regarding ICE’s access to individuals, and receive and consider public comment; 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 it is a government administrative activity that does not result in direct or indirect physical changes to the environment. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Video Video