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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 11/1/2022 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
22-00995  Agenda ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-EXISTING LITIGATION (Paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Government Code section 54956.9) Larisa Traga v. County of Santa Barbara, et al., Santa Barbara County Superior Court Case No. 21CV04301 Rancho La Laguna, LLC, et al. v. County of Santa Barbara, et al.; Santa Barbara County Superior Court Case No. 17CV04420 PUBLIC EMPLOYEE APPOINTMENT (Paragraph (1) of subdivision (b) of Government Code section 54957) Public Health Director. PUBLIC EMPLOYEE APPOINTMENT (Paragraph (1) of subdivision (b) of Government Code section 54957) Agricultural Commissioner.  Action details Not available
22-00964 A-1)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a the County’s joint application for Round 4 of State No Place Like Home (NPLH) competitive funds with Sanctuary Centers of Santa Barbara, Inc. (Sanctuary) for the proposed development of supportive affordable housing in Santa Barbara, California; a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Sanctuary for the County’s provision of supportive services to NPLH tenants; and Standard Agreement with the California Department of Housing and Community Development (State HCD) and Sanctuary related to the NPLH program and grant award, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution that: i) Authorizes and ratifies the County’s submission of a joint application with Sanctuary as developer-borrower to the State HCD for Round 4 of NPLH competitive loan funds for the proposed development of supportive affordable housing at 115 W. Anapamu Street, Santa Barbara, California (APN 039-222-002); and ii) If funds are awarded, authorizes and directs the Director of the Department of Behavioral Wellness (BWell), or designee, to act on behalf of the County in connection with an award ofPass Action details Not available
22-00965 A-2)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a First Amendment to the California Mental Health Services Authority and California Department of State Hospitals (DSH) Purchase of State Hospital Beds Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), Fiscal Year (FY) 2021-2022 and the California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA) State Hospital Beds Administrative Fee Participation Agreement FY 2022-2023, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Director of the Department of Behavioral Wellness or designee to execute the First Amendment to the MOU with CalMHSA and the California DSH FY 2021-2022 to revive the MOU and extend the term through December 31, 2022, to allow for the negotiation and finalization of the FY 2022-2023 MOU for the purchase of state hospital beds and to increase the bed rates, effective July 1, 2022, in the estimated amount of $3,236,090.00, based upon the use of 11 beds; b) Delegate authority to the Director of the Department of Behavioral Wellness or designee to execute a subsequent amendment to the FY 2021-2022 MOU for the purchase of state hospital beds with CalMHSPass Action details Not available
22-00966 A-3)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA) Participation Agreement for Semi-Statewide Enterprise Health Record Program for Fiscal Years (FYs) 2022-2029, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve and authorize the Director of the Department of Behavioral Wellness, or designee, to execute a seven (7) year CalMHSA Participation Agreement No. 1766-EHR-2022-SB for the development, implementation, subscription fees, and support and maintenance of a Semi-Statewide Enterprise Health Record Program for a total maximum agreement amount not to exceed $7,429,192.00 upon final execution of the agreement through March 18, 2029; b) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0008579 for FY 2022-2023 to establish appropriations of $2,328,000.00 in Behavioral Wellness Mental Health Services Act Fund for Capital Assets ($1,722,100.00) and Services and Supplies ($605,900.00) funded by a release of restricted fund balance; and c) Determine that the above actions are government funding mechanisms or other government fiscal activities, which do not involve any cPass Action details Not available
22-00988 A-4)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Amendment to the Fiscal Year (FY) 2022-2023 Annual Update to the FY 2020-2023 Mental Health Services Act Three-Year Program and Expenditure Plan, as follows: a) Approve and adopt the Amendment to the FY 2022-2023 Annual Update to the Department of Behavioral Wellness’ FYs 2020-2023 Mental Health Services Act Three-Year Program and Expenditure Plan, which was developed in accordance with Welfare and Institutions Code sections 5847-5848 and California Department of Healthcare Services (DHCS) requirements; and b) Determine that the above 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 an organizational or administrative activity of the government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment and is therefore not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15378(b)(4) and (b)(5) of the CEQA GuidelinePass Action details Not available
22-00963 A-5)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the execution of Loan Documents for a $1,377,665.00 loan in State of California Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Multi-Family Housing Program (CDBG-DR MHP) funds to Escalante Meadows, L.P. for Escalante Meadows (Project) in Guadalupe, Fourth Fifth District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the following documents (together the “Loan Documents”), which relate to a CDBG-DR MHP loan of One Million Three Hundred Seventy-Seven Thousand Six Hundred Sixty-Five Dollars ($1,377,665.00), to Escalante Meadows, L.P., for development of the Escalante Meadows affordable housing development to be located at 1090 and 1093 Escalante Street in the City of Guadalupe: i) County CDBG DR MHP Development Agreement; ii) County CDBG DR MHP Promissory Note; iii) County CDBG DR MHP Deed of Trust; iv) County CDBG-DR MHP Senior Regulatory Agreement; v) County CDBG DR MHP Junior Regulatory Agreement; and vi) County CDBG DR MHP Rider to Development Agreement (together, the County CDBG-DR MHP Loan Documents) b) Approve and authoriPass Action details Not available
22-00958 A-6)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Project Roomkey Request to approve an agreement with The Salvation Army to provide Non-Congregate Shelter to Persons Experiencing Homelessness, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair execute a Subrecipient Agreement with The Salvation Army for the distribution of California Department of Social Services Project Roomkey funds for a total contract maximum amount not to exceed $657,000.00 to provide 12 double occupancy rooms for non-congregate shelter from November 1, 2022 to September 30, 2023; and b) Determine that the above recommended actions are exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines section 15378(b)(4) as the actions involve the creation of government funding mechanisms or other government fiscal activities which do not involve a commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant physical impact on the environment.Pass Action details Not available
22-00961 A-7)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Agreement to Provide Affordable Housing and Resale Restrictive Covenant for Santa Barbara Polo Villas 17TRM-00000-00002, First District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement to Provide Affordable Housing for the Santa Barbara Polo Villas (Agreement) and direct its recordation; and b) Find that pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15162, no substantial changes are proposed, and no new information of substantial importance has come to light regarding environmental effects of the Santa Barbara Polo Villas (Project) or the sufficiency or feasibility of mitigation measures, and therefore approval of the Agreement is within the scope of the Project covered by the Final Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND) (20-NGD- 00000-00001), which was adopted by the County Planning Commission on February 24, 2021, and therefore no new environmental documentation is required.Pass Action details Not available
22-00962 A-8)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding approval of a Third Amendment to the Sub-Recipient Agreement for Emergency Solutions Grant, Coronavirus funding for COVID-19 Homelessness Response, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute a third amendment to an agreement with Good Samaritan Shelter to modify the scope of work and budget to include operating costs of the Santa Maria Stabilization Center (Stabilization Center) through December 31, 2022; and b) Determine that the recommended actions are not the acceptance and 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 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
22-00975 A-9)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Agreement for Professional Legal Services with Outside Counsel Oppenheimer Investigations Group, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Authorize County Counsel, or her designee, to execute an Agreement for Professional Legal Services between the County of Santa Barbara and Oppenheimer Investigations Group for a total not to exceed amount of $50,000.00 and term ending June 30, 2023, in a form substantially similar to the County’s standard Agreement for Professional Legal Services and with concurrence from Auditor-Controller and Risk Management, or their designees; 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
22-00978 A-10)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Second Amendment to the Agreement for Professional Legal Services with Outside Counsel Rutan and Tucker, LLP, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute the Second Amendment to the Agreement for Professional Legal Services between the Santa Barbara County Flood Control and Water Conservation District and attorney Douglas Dennington, of the law firm Rutan and Tucker, LLP, to increase the maximum contract amount by $150,000.00 for a new maximum contract amount not to exceed $450,000.00; 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
22-00980 A-11)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a First Amendment to the Agreement for Professional Legal Services with Outside Counsel Rutan and Tucker, LLP, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute the First Amendment to the Agreement for Professional Legal Services between the County of Santa Barbara and attorney Douglas Dennington, of the law firm Rutan and Tucker, LLP, to extend the term of the contract to June 30, 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
22-00984 A-12)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the 2022 Biennial Review and Amendments to the Conflict of Interest Code of the Santa Barbara County Association of Governments (SBCAG), as follows: a) Approve the amended Conflict of Interest Code of the SBCAG; and b) Determine that the above action is an organizational or administrative activity of the government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment and is therefore not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to section 15378(b)(5) of the CEQA Guidelines.Pass Action details Not available
22-00967 A-13)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
22-00977 A-14)Administrative ItemApprove Budget Revision Request Nos. 0008594; 0008609; 0008612 (Majority Vote Required); and 0008554; 0008581; and 0008607 (4/5 Vote Required).Pass Action details Not available
22-00979 A-15)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the acceptance of a Cash Donation Greater than $10,000.00 from One805 and Request for Waiver of Competition for the Purchase of a Firehawk Litter Latch Kit from United Rotorcraft, as follows: a) Authorize the Santa Barbara County Fire Department (Fire Department) to accept a cash donation of $90,000.00 from One805, a non-profit organization, to be used towards the purchase of a Litter Latch Kit; b) Waive competitive bidding by the County of Santa Barbara pursuant to County Code Section 2-39 and authorize the County Purchasing Manager to procure a Firehawk Litter Latch Kit from United Rotorcraft, a division of Air Methods, in an amount not to exceed $90,500.00 without being required to conduct a formal bid process; and c) 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, whPass Action details Not available
22-00981 A-16)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Agreement for Instructional Services between the County of Santa Barbara and Allan Hancock College Joint Community College District (AHJCCD), as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Instructional Services in which the Santa Barbara County Fire Department (SBCFD) will provide instructional services and support to AHJCCD for the delivery of agreed-upon educational courses; b) Approve and authorize the Fire Chief, or designee, to execute the Agreement with Instructor, as necessary, when new instructors are selected; and c) Determine that these activities are exempt from California Environmental Quality Act review per CEQA Guideline Section 15378(b)(4), since the recommended actions are governmental fiscal activities that do not involve a commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant physical impact on the environment.Pass Action details Not available
22-00982 A-17)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the 2022 California Fire Safe Council County Coordinators Grant Project: Designate Santa Barbara County Fire Safe Council as the Primary Applicant and Provide a Letter of Support, as follows: a) Designate the Santa Barbara County Fire Safe Council as the Primary Applicant for the 2022 California Fire Safe Council County Coordinators Grant Project and authorize the Chair to execute a letter of support; and b) Determine this action is exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15378(b)(5), finding that the action is an organizational or administrative activity of government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment and 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
22-00969 A-18)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a General Services Position Allocation Change, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve changes to the Salary Resolution which allocates one (1) full-time (1.0 FTE) Mapping/GIS Analyst Supervisor to the General Services Department, effective October 31, 2022; b) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0008604; and c) Determine that the above action is not a “project” and are exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to section 15378(b)(5) because they are organization or administrative activities of governments that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes to the environment.Pass Action details Not available
22-00987 A-19)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Agreement with Carahsoft Technology Corp. for Software Services, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Carahsoft Technology Corp. (not a local vendor), totaling 280 Box user licenses including migration and training for a total contract amount not to exceed $486,556.87, for a term of September 30, 2022, through September 29, 2025 (Contract); b) Approve the Budget Revision Request 0008267; 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 government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
22-00986 A-20)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Agreement with Triumph Protection Group for Isla Vista Clinic and Community Center Campus and Camino del Remedio Parking Lot Security Services, First District, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Find, in accordance with Government Code Section 31000, that the County of Santa Barbara does not have employee resources to provide the recommended security services, and that the County’s interests are best served by the Agreement For Services of Independent Contractor with Triumph Protection Group (a local vendor) for such security services; b) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute the Agreement with Triumph Protection Group (a local vendor) in the total contract amount of $350,000.00, for the period November 1, 2022, through October 31, 2023; c) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0008596; and d) Find that the proposed action does not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to 14 CCR Section 15378: Maintenance of existing facilities.Pass Action details Video Video
22-00989 A-21)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an agreement for Professional Services of Independent Contractor with CDW Government for Annual Renewal of the Cisco SMARTnet Maintenance Subscription Services, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a professional services agreement with CDW Government for Cisco SMARTnet maintenance subscription services, for a total contract amount not to exceed $223,556.96, with a term beginning November 14, 2022, and ending November 15, 2023; 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
22-00951 A-22)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding contracts for Temporary Employment Services, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor to provide temporary employment services with Robert Half International Inc. for the period of November 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023 in an amount not to exceed $1,000,000.00; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor to provide temporary employment services with 22nd Century Technologies, Inc. for the period of November 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023 in an amount not to exceed $1,000,000.00; c) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the First Amendment to Board Contract No. BC22087 with Crossroads Staffing to extend the existing contract term for temporary employment services by thirty (30) days through November 30, 2022; d) Determine that the County’s economic interests are served by each contract, pursuant to Government Code Section 31000.4, by meeting immediate administrative staffing needs that arise suddenly and cannot be met Pass Action details Not available
22-00972 A-23)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Agreement with Geosyntec Consultants Inc. to provide on-call professional services for cannabis odor monitoring, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a professional services Agreement between the County of Santa Barbara and Geosyntec Consultants, Inc. to provide on-call professional services in the area of cannabis odor monitoring and abatement for a period of 3 years, commencing on November 1, 2022 to November 1, 2025 for a base Agreement amount not to exceed $1,501,100.00 plus a 10 percent contingency fund of $150,110.00; b) Approve and authorize the Planning and Development Director, or designee, to: i) Approve up to a 10 percent contingency not to exceed $150,110.00 for services or reimbursements each year, for a total contract amount not to exceed $1,651,210.00 including the contingency; ii) Approve changes or additions in the services being performed, provided the Agreement does not exceed the base Agreement amount plus 10 percent contingency identified in the Agreement; and iii) Make immaterial changePass Action details Video Video
22-00973 A-24)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Agreement for Services with KLD Engineering for the Preparation of the Evacuation Modeling and Planning Project, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Director of the Planning and Development Department (P&D), or designee, (1) to accept grant funds (subaward CALFIRE377994) from the California Fire Safe Council by and through the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) as part of the California Climate Investment Program, for Fiscal Years 2022-2023 through 2023-2024 in the amount of $380,000.00, and (2) to execute a grant agreement upon review and approval of Auditor-Controller, County Counsel, and Risk Management, and (3) to make any certifications and assurances that may be required by the grant agreement; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with KLD Engineering to provide professional services in the preparation of an Evacuation Modeling and Planning Project for the Safety Element Update for the period of November 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024, withPass Action details Video Video
22-00976 A-25)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Fish and Wildlife Commission Grant Award, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Director of Planning and Development to award a grant to Friends of Troop 26; and b) Determine that the award of Fish and Wildlife Commission Grant funds is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15378(b)(4) of the State Guidelines for the implementation of CEQA.Pass Action details Not available
22-00960 A-26)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Alternative Sentencing and Pretrial Services program data, as follows: a) Receive and file a report on Alternative Sentencing and Pretrial Services program data; 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.Pass Action details Video Video
22-00959 A-27)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the submittal of an application for a CalRecycle Rubberized Pavement Grant, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution to establish authority to submit an application to the State of California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) for a Rubberized Pavement Grant; b) Authorize the Director of Public Works or designee to execute in the name of the County of Santa Barbara any grant documents, including but not limited to, applications, agreements, amendments and requests for payment, necessary to secure grant funds and implement the approved grant project. Any binding grant agreement would be subject to review and concurrence by County Counsel, the Auditor-Controller, and Risk Management; c) Establish that this authorization is effective for five (5) years from the date of adoption of the Resolution; and d) 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) (4) (The creation of government funding mechanisms or other governPass Action details Not available
22-00985 A-28)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding North Refugio Road Trail Restoration Phase 1, County Project No. 862427, Third District, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve the specifications and plans, on file in the Public Works Department office, for construction of the North Refugio Road Trail Restoration Phase 1 Project; b) Award the construction contract, in the amount of $229,600.00 to the lowest responsible bidder, Main Line Engineering, 228 Amherst Pl, Lompoc, CA 93436, subject to the provision of documents and certifications, as set forth in the specifications applicable to the project, as required under California Law; c) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the construction contract, which has been reviewed and approved by County Counsel, Auditor-Controller and Risk Manager, or their authorized representatives; d) Authorize the Director of Public Works or designee to approve change orders for a contingency amount up to $25,980.00 and supplemental items of $40,000.00, for the construction of North Refugio Road Trail Restoration Phase 1 for a total not to excePass Action details Video Video
22-00974 A-29)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Certification of the Santa Barbara County Employees’ Retirement System (SBCERS) Board of Retirement Election Results, as follows: a) Approve the certification of the SBCERS Safety and Alternate Safety Member Election, and the election of Paul Uhl to the Safety (Seventh) Member position and Frederick Tan to the Alternate Safety (Seventh) Member position of the SBCERS Board of Retirement; and b) Order that no election be held for General (Second) Member of the SBCERS Board of Retirement and direct the Clerk of the Board to cast unanimous ballots in favor of the sole nominated member, Michael T. Daly, for the position of General (Second) Member of the Board of Retirement.Pass Action details Not available
22-00968 A-30)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a $86,550.00 grant for the Traffic Records Improvement Project (TRIP) from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS)/National Highway Traffic Safety Association, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve and authorize the Sheriff or his designee to execute a grant agreement with the State of California OTS for the TRIP for the period from October 1, 2022 through September 30, 2023 in the amount of $86,550.00; b) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0008570, appropriating $86,550.00 in grant revenue and corresponding expenses; and c) Determine that the proposed action does not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), pursuant to 14 CCR 15378(b)(4), in that it is a government fiscal or funding activity that will not result in direct or indirect changes in the environment.Pass Action details Not available
22-00971 A-31)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the 2022 Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Funds, $113,363.00, as follows: a) Recognize and approve that the County of Santa Barbara, City of Santa Barbara, City of Lompoc and City of Santa Maria have agreed to combine designated Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 JAG funding for the purposes of maintaining, training and equipping the Santa Barbara Countywide Bomb Squad; b) Authorize the Sheriff or his designee to execute a grant agreement with the United States Department of Justice, upon review and approval of County Counsel and the Auditor-Controller, or their designees, when the anticipated JAG funding is awarded; c) Approve Budget Revision Request No. 0008606 to increase appropriations of $113,363.00 in Sheriff General Fund for Capital Assets - Equipment ($113,363.00) by unanticipated revenue from Intergovernmental Revenue - Federal; d) Authorize the Chief Executive to execute the “Certifications and Assurances by the Chief Executive of the Applicant Government” form and the Inter-Local Agreement between the City of Santa Barbara and tPass Action details Not available
22-00970 A-32)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Goleta Union School District (District) General Obligation Bonds 2020 Election, 2022 Series B, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution authorizing the District to issue and sell its general obligation bonds in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $30,000,000.00 without further action of the County; and b) Determine that the above action involves 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 physical impact on the environment, and therefore it is 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
22-00993 A-33)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of David M. Bixby to the Human Services Commission, term ending June 30, 2025, Fourth District.Pass Action details Not available
22-00957 A-34)Set Hearing/Hearing RequestSet a hearing to consider recommendations regarding proposed Countywide Fee Adjustments for Santa Barbara County Parks and Services, as follows: (Set a hearing for December 6, 2022. Time estimate: 30 minutes) a) Adopt a Resolution that adjusts County Parks fees for special events, aquatic programs, camping fees, and establishes new fees; and b) Determine that the above-recommended actions are statutorily exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 21080(b)(8) of the California Public Resources Code and CEQA Guidelines Section 15273(a)(1), (2), and (4) since CEQA does not apply to the establishment, modification, structuring, restructuring, or approval of rates, tolls, fares, or other charges by public agencies which the public agency finds are for the purpose of: (1) Meeting operating expenses, including employee wage rates and fringe benefits, (2) Purchasing or leasing supplies, equipment, or materials, and (3) Obtaining funds for capital projects necessary to maintain service within existing service areas.Pass Action details Not available
22-00953 A-35)Set Hearing/Hearing RequestSet a hearing to consider recommendations regarding amending Chapter 15 of the Santa Barbara County Code with the Adoption of the 2022 California Fire Code, as follows: (Set a hearing for November 29, 2022. Time estimate: 30 minutes) a) Consider the introduction (first reading) of an Ordinance amending Chapter 15 of the Santa Barbara County Code to adopt the 2022 California Fire Code with local amendments as the enforcement Code in all areas within the Santa Barbara County Fire Protection District and all other unincorporated areas of the County where the Santa Barbara County Fire Department is the authority having jurisdiction (AHJ), unless otherwise specified by the Ordinance; b) Read the title of the Ordinance and waive full reading of the Ordinance; and c) Continue the hearing to December 6, 2022 on the Administrative Agenda to consider recommendations, as follows: i) Consider the adoption (second reading) of an Ordinance amending Chapter 15 of the Santa Barbara County Code; ii) Consider and approve the adoption of a Resolution of Legislative Findings Supporting Pass Action details Not available
22-00952 A-36)Set Hearing/Hearing RequestSet a hearing to Consider recommendations regarding the Ceres Farm, LLC Appeal of the Planning Commission Approval of the Ceres Farm Mixed-Light Cannabis Cultivation Project, Case Nos. 22APL-000000-00028 and 19CDP-00000-00015, First District, as follows: (Set a hearing for December 13, 2022. Time estimate: 1 hour) a) Grant the appeal, Case No. 22APL-00000-00028; b) Make the required findings for approval of the Project, Case No. 19CDP-00000-00015, 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-00000-00015, subject to the conditions of approval; or Alternatively, in order to deny the appeal and approve the project, take the following actions: a) Deny the appeal, Case No. 22APL-00000-00028; b) Make the required findings for appPass Action details Not available
22-00991 A-37)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution honoring Patricia (Pat) Saley, for her two decades of service as the facilitator of the Goleta Slough Management Committee, and her leadership on other local planning issues in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
22-00983 A-38)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the month of November 2022 as Brazilian American Heritage Month in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
22-00990 A-39)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Financial Reporting Division, Employees Jeffrey Arthur, Joel Flores, Steven Herrera, Nicolas Nocker, Tyler Walker, and Rochelle Zanini of the Santa Barbara County Auditor-Controller’s Department as the November 2022 Employees of the Month for Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
22-00994 A-40)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of commendation honoring the Santa Maria Rotary Club on their 100th Anniversary.Pass 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 Video Video
22-00955 1)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Seaman and Sierra Botanicals, LLC Appeals of the Planning Commission Approval of the Nojoqui Farms Cannabis Cultivation Project, Case Nos. 22APL-000000-00021, 22APL-00000-00023, and 19LUP-00000-00530, Third District, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR. 15 MIN.) a) Deny the appeals, Case Nos. 22APL-00000-00021 and 22APL-00000-00023; b) Make the required findings for approval of the Project, Case No. 19LUP-00000-00530 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. 19LUP-00000-00530, subject to the conditions of approval. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Video Video
22-00955  Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Seaman and Sierra Botanicals, LLC Appeals of the Planning Commission Approval of the Nojoqui Farms Cannabis Cultivation Project, Case Nos. 22APL-000000-00021, 22APL-00000-00023, and 19LUP-00000-00530, Third District, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR. 15 MIN.) a) Deny the appeals, Case Nos. 22APL-00000-00021 and 22APL-00000-00023; b) Make the required findings for approval of the Project, Case No. 19LUP-00000-00530 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. 19LUP-00000-00530, subject to the conditions of approval. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Not available
22-00950 2)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Amendment to Article X, Sec. 2-71 of the Santa Barbara County Code Chapter 2 - Administration, as follows: a) Consider the adoption (second reading) of an Ordinance amending Article X, Sec. 2-71 of Chapter 2 - Administration of the Santa Barbara County Code; 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 Video Video
22-00912 3)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Ordinance amending speed limits specified in County Code Sections 23-15.4, 23-15.5, 23-15.6, 15.7 and 23-15.8, First, Second, and Fourth Districts, as follows: a) Adopt the Ordinance (Second Reading) amending Santa Barbara County Code, Chapter 23, Sections 23-15, 23-15.4, 23-15.5, 23-15.6, 23-15.7 and 23-15.8, pertaining to speed limits on Hope Avenue in the Santa Barbara area and Middle Road in the Montecito area of the First District; and Veronica Springs Road in the Santa Barbara area and Patterson Avenue in the Goleta area of the Second District; and Clark Avenue, Patterson Road, Union Valley Parkway, Glenwood Drive, Dickson Drive, Hillview Road, Dahlia Place, and Patterson Road in the Orcutt area of the Fourth District; and b) Determine that amending Santa Barbara County Code, Chapter 23, Sections 23-15.4, 23-15.5, 23-15.6, 23-15.7 and 23-15.8, pertaining to speed limits, is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act, pursuant to 14 CCR Section 15378(b)(2), since the recommended actions are administrative activities Pass Action details Video Video
22-00949 4)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding an amendment to Chapter 50 of the County Code - Licensing of Cannabis Operations, as follows: (EST. TIME: 45 MIN.) a) Consider the introduction (First Reading) of an Ordinance amending Chapter 50 of 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; c) Set a hearing on the Administrative Agenda for 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 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) [Case No. 17EIR-00000-00003, State Clearinghouse No. 2017071016] adequatePass Action details Video Video
22-00954 5)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding an appeal from Kent on behalf of Preserve Access on Santa Claus Lane, Case No. 22APL-000000-00029, of the Planning Commission Approval of the Roots Cannabis Storefront Retail Project, Case No. 21CDH-00000-00029, First District, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR. 15 MIN.) a) Deny the appeal, Case No. 22APL-00000-00029; b) Make the required findings for approval of the Project, Case No. 21CDH-00000-00029, 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. 21CDH-00000-00029, subject to the conditions of approval. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Video Video
22-00954  Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding an appeal from Kent on behalf of Preserve Access on Santa Claus Lane, Case No. 22APL-000000-00029, of the Planning Commission Approval of the Roots Cannabis Storefront Retail Project, Case No. 21CDH-00000-00029, First District, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR. 15 MIN.) a) Deny the appeal, Case No. 22APL-00000-00029; b) Make the required findings for approval of the Project, Case No. 21CDH-00000-00029, 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. 21CDH-00000-00029, subject to the conditions of approval. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Not available
22-00954  Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding an appeal from Kent on behalf of Preserve Access on Santa Claus Lane, Case No. 22APL-000000-00029, of the Planning Commission Approval of the Roots Cannabis Storefront Retail Project, Case No. 21CDH-00000-00029, First District, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR. 15 MIN.) a) Deny the appeal, Case No. 22APL-00000-00029; b) Make the required findings for approval of the Project, Case No. 21CDH-00000-00029, 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. 21CDH-00000-00029, subject to the conditions of approval. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Not available
22-00954  Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding an appeal from Kent on behalf of Preserve Access on Santa Claus Lane, Case No. 22APL-000000-00029, of the Planning Commission Approval of the Roots Cannabis Storefront Retail Project, Case No. 21CDH-00000-00029, First District, as follows: (EST. TIME: 1 HR. 15 MIN.) a) Deny the appeal, Case No. 22APL-00000-00029; b) Make the required findings for approval of the Project, Case No. 21CDH-00000-00029, 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. 21CDH-00000-00029, subject to the conditions of approval. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Not available
22-00956 6)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Modoc Road Multi-Use Trail Phase II Environmental, Project No. 862416, Second District, as follows; (4/5 Vote Required) (EST. TIME: 1 HR. 30 MIN.) 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 II of the Modoc Multi-use Trail; 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 Bike Path; and e) Approve a Budget ReviPass Action details Video Video