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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 1/10/2023 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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23-00001  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.  Action details Not available
23-00050  Agenda ItemCONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-EXISTING LITIGATION (Paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Government Code section 54956.9) Ronnie Baker, et al. v. County of Santa Barbara et al., U.S. District Court, Central District of California, Case No: 2:20-cv-10167-FLA-AFM County of Santa Barbara v. The Regents of the University of California, Santa Barbara County Superior Court, Case No. 22CV03741 PUBLIC EMPLOYEE APPOINTMENT / RE-APPOINTMENT (Paragraph (1) of subdivision (b) of Government Code section 54957) General Services Director.  Action details Not available
23-00036 A-1)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding AB1600 Mitigation Fee Annual Report, Fiscal Year (FY) 2021-2022, as follows: a) Receive and review the FY 2021-2022 AB1600 Mitigation Fee Annual Report which includes the mitigation fee financial activity for FY 2021-2022 and the fee schedules for the Countywide, Orcutt, Goleta, South Coast, Santa Ynez, Lompoc and Santa Maria development impact fee programs; 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
23-00031 A-2)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA) Behavioral Health Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI) Participation Agreement, Fiscal Years (FYs) 2022-2025, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the CalMHSA PEI Participation Agreement No. 1467-PEI-2022-SB for the provision of consultation services for the development and implementation of statewide PEI campaigns, programs, resources and material for suicide prevention and stigma and discrimination reduction to support Behavioral Health for compliance with the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) California Strategic Plan on Suicide Prevention Plan, for a Maximum Agreement Amount not to exceed $420,000.00 ($120,00.00 for FY 2022-2023, $150,000.00 for FY 2023-2024 and $150,000.00 for FY 2024-2025, inclusive of an administrative fee of $18,000.00 for FY 2022-2023, $22,500.00 for FY 2023-2024, and $22,500.00 for FY 2024-2025) upon execution by the County through June 30, 2025; and b) Determine that the above action is a government funding mechanism or other governmePass Action details Not available
23-00033 A-3)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Second Amendment to the Maxim Healthcare Staffing Services, Inc. Agreement for Fiscal Years (FYs) 2021-2023, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Second Amendment to the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Maxim Healthcare Staffing Services, Inc. (not a local vendor), BC 21-029, to add dietitian staffing services, update language for compliance with state requirements, and update the rates in Exhibit B-1, with no change to the Maximum Agreement Amount not to exceed $2,690,000.00, inclusive of $1,300,000.00 for FY 2021-2022 and $1,390,000.00 for FY 2022-2023, for the period of July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2023; b) Delegate to the Director of Behavioral Wellness or designee the authority to suspend the Agreement per Section 20 of the Agreement and make immaterial changes to the Agreement per Section 26 of the Agreement, all without altering the Maximum Agreement Amount and without requiring the Board’s approval of an amendment of the Agreement, subject to the Board’s ability to rescind this delegation atPass Action details Not available
23-00037 A-4)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Alcor Solutions, Inc. Managed Services Agreement, Fiscal Year (FY) 2022-2023, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Alcor Solutions, Inc. for the provision of ServiceNow platform implementation, support, and maintenance for FY 2022-2023, for a total Maximum Contract Amount not to exceed $150,000.00, for the period of July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023 (Managed Services Agreement); b) Delegate to the Director of the Department of Behavioral Wellness or designee the authority to suspend, delay, or interrupt the services under the Agreement for convenience per Section 20 of the Agreement and make immaterial changes to the Agreement per Section 26 of the Agreement, all without altering the Maximum Contract Amount and without requiring the Board’s approval of an amendment of the Agreement, subject to the Board’s ability to rescind this delegated authority at any time; and c) Determine that the above actions are government funding mechanisms or other government fisPass Action details Not available
23-00026 A-5)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding amendments to Sub-Recipient Agreements for the Housing and Disability Advocacy Program (HDAP), as follows: a) Approve, and authorize the Chair to execute the following amendments to subrecipient agreements for State of California HDAP funds with the specified subrecipients in the specified amounts, subject to annual appropriations and budget approval: i) First Amendment to Subrecipient Agreement with Good Samaritan Shelter (GSS) allocating $1,214,850.00 in additional funds for Outreach, Case Management, and Housing Assistance to be fully expended by June 30, 2025, for an increased total GSS Subrecipient Agreement contract amount of $2,349,700.00; and ii) First Amendment to Subrecipient Agreement with Legal Aid Foundation of Santa Barbara County (Legal Aid) allocating $205,000.00 in additional funds for disability benefits advocacy and legal services to be fully expended by June 30, 2025, for an increased total Legal Aid Subrecipient Agreement contract amount of $490,000.00; and b) Determine that the above recommended actions are exempt from the Pass Action details Not available
23-00027 A-6)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding State of California Housing and Community Development Department (State HCD) Housing for a Healthy California (HHC) Loan Subordination Agreement pursuant to Board action on November 1, 2022, related to approval and 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 for Escalante Meadows (Project) in Guadalupe, Fifth District, as follows: a) Ratify the execution of a Subordination Agreement with State HCD, subordinating the County’s $1,377,665.00 CDBG-DR MHP loan to the State’s HHC loan in the amount of $5,600,000.00 provided to the Escalante Meadows affordable housing development in the City of Guadalupe (Project); and b) Determine that the recommended action 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)(5), finding that the subject item is an organizational or administrative activity of governmePass Action details Not available
23-00028 A-7)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding HOME-ARP Tenant Based Rental Assistance (TBRA) Subrecipient Agreements with the Housing Authority of Santa Barbara County and the Housing Authority of the City of Santa Barbara, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute HOME-ARP TBRA Subrecipient Agreements that provide federal HOME-ARP funding in the aggregate amount of $840,000.00 to administer TBRA between the County of Santa Barbara (County): i) The Housing Authority of the County of Santa Barbara (HASBARCO Housing Authority), in the amount of $504,000.00; and ii) The Housing Authority of the City of Santa Barbara (HACSB Housing Authority), in the amount of $336,000.00; and b) Determine that the proposed actions are exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) guidelines, pursuant to Section 15378(b)(4), finding that the actions are 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
23-00035 A-8)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Amendment No. 2 to the Outside Counsel Contract with Renne Public Law Group, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 2 to the Agreement for Professional Legal Services with Renne Public Law Group, reviving the Agreement, extending the term to January 9, 2024 and increasing the not-to-exceed amount to $73,000.00; 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
23-00021 A-9)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Ratification of the Montecito Fire Protection District’s adoption of Ordinance No. 2022-01 (adopting and amending the 2022 California Fire Code and Appendices and amending Section R313 of the 2022 California Residential Code), as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution ratifying Montecito Fire Protection District’s Ordinance 2022-01 (adopting and amending the 2022 California Fire Code and Appendices; amending Section R313 of the 2022 California Residential Code; amending Section 1505 of the 2022 California Building Code; and repealing Ordinance No. 2019-02); b) Upon ratification of the Ordinance, instruct the Clerk of the Board to forward a copy of the Board’s ratifying Resolution, and the Montecito Fire Protection District’s Ordinance (including Montecito Fire Protection District’s findings which are set forth in Article 11 of the Ordinance), to the California Department of Housing and Community Development, pursuant to Health and Safety Code Section 13869.7; and c) Determine that the adoption of the Resolution is categorically exempt from the CaliforniaPass Action details Not available
23-00020 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
23-00030 A-11)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding appointments to CenCal Health Board of Directors, as follows: a) Recommend appointment of Antonette (Toni) Navarro LMFT, Director of the Behavioral Wellness, (Classification- County of Santa Barbara), to the CenCal Health Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2023, and; b) Appoint the following persons to the CenCal Health Board of Directors for a two-year term effective January 1, 2023 - December 31, 2024: i) Appointment of Sara Macdonald (Non-Provider Classification: Medi-Cal Recipient, Santa Barbara County), and ii) Appointment of Kieran Shah (Provider Classification: Other); and c) Determine that these activities are exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review per CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5) since the recommended actions are government administrative activities which do not involve commitment to any specific project which may result in potentially significant physical impact on the environment.Pass Action details Video Video
23-00034 A-12)Administrative ItemApprove Budget Revision Request Nos. 0008564; 0008659; and 0008676. (4/5 Vote Required)Pass Action details Not available
23-00022 A-13)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Temporary Right of Entry and Well License Agreement with the Montecito Groundwater Sustainability Agency (Montecito GSA) for the Installation, Operation and Maintenance of Four Groundwater Wells in Santa Barbara County Manning Park (RP No. 004037), First District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Temporary Right of Entry and Well License Agreement between the County of Santa Barbara and the Montecito GSA for the installation, operation and maintenance of one (1) groundwater monitoring well and three (3) associated observation wells at Santa Barbara County Manning Park, which is owned by the County of Santa Barbara and identified as Assessor Parcel Numbers 009-060-050, 009-060-051, 009-060-055 and 007-220-001; and b) Accept the determination by Montecito GSA, acting as the project applicant and lead agency, that the project activities are categorically exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Sections 15303 [New Construction or Conversion of Small Structures], 15304 [Minor Alterations Pass Action details Not available
23-00024 A-14)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an Update to the Board Approval Process for Master Service Agreements (MSAs), as follows: a) Approve administrative changes to the Board approval process and template for Board authorization of multi-department MSAs exceeding the annual aggregate threshold of $200,000.00 in payments to a single vendor set forth in Government Code Section 25502.5; b) Approve and direct the Purchasing Agent to execute the MSAs listed on the MSA Listing - January 10, 2023; and c) Determine that the above actions are not a “project” and are exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to section 15378(b)(5) of the CEQA guidelines because they are organization or administrative activities of government that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes to the environment.Pass Action details Not available
23-00038 A-15)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the First Amendment to the HIV Care Program Grant Agreement with California Department of Public Health, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute the First Amendment to Grant Agreement Number 18-10889 A1 and to make required certifications, if necessary, with California Department of Public Health to update invoice requirements and to accept an increase of $107,386.00 for the HIV Care Grant Agreement in the amount not to exceed $1,223,210.00 for the grant period April 1, 2019 through March 31, 2024; and b) Determine that this action is not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review per CEQA Guideline section 15378(b)(4), since the recommended action is a government fiscal activity which does not involve commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant physical impact on the environment.Pass Action details Not available
23-00032 A-16)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an edible food recovery Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Extension with the cities of Buellton, Carpinteria, Goleta, Lompoc, Santa Barbara and Solvang, as follows: a) Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute an MOU with the cities of Buellton, Carpinteria, Goleta, Lompoc, Santa Barbara, and Solvang for the continued implementation of the Santa Barbara County Regional SB 1383 Food Recovery Plan; and b) Find that the proposed Agreement and MOU do not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act, pursuant to 14 CCR 15378 (b)(5) (administrative activity of government).Pass Action details Not available
23-00025 A-17)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Request for a Waiver of Competition for the Purchase of Lumber, Fasteners, and Sign Posts Single Source used in the Public Works - Roads Department, as follows: a) Authorize the Purchasing Agent to waive competitive bidding to procure lumber, fasteners, and sign posts used in road construction and repairs for Public Works from Hayward Lumber Co. (a local vendor) without being required to conduct a formal bid process in an amount not to exceed $100,000.00 per year through June 30, 2027; and b) Determine that the proposed actions are not a “project” under the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to Section 15378(b)(2), as it involves administrative and other general policy and procedure making activity that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes to the environment.Pass Action details Not available
23-00029 A-18)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding a First Amendment to the Measure A Program of Projects for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022-2023 through FY 2026-2027, as follows: a) Approve the first amendment to the Measure A Five-Year Local Program of Projects for Fiscal Years 2022-2023 through 2026-2027, for submittal to the Santa Barbara County Local Transportation Authority for acceptance; b) Adopt the Resolution to amend the Measure A Five-Year Local Program of Projects for Fiscal Years 2022-2023 through 2026-2027; and c) Determine that this action is not subject to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to State CEQA Guidelines Section 15301(c), as the proposed project(s) consists of the operation, repair, maintenance, or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities, mechanical equipment, or topographical features, involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond that previously existing, including but not limited to existing highways and streets, sidewalks, gutters, bicycle and pedestrian trails, and similar facilities.Pass Action details Not available
23-00049 A-19)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding an agreement for Services of Independent Contractor with Ernst and Young for financial services at the ReSource Center, Third District, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor (Ernst and Young) for consulting services in an amount not to exceed $100,000.00 for the period of December 13, 2022 to June 30, 2024, to be paid from Resource Recovery Enterprise Funds; and b) Determine that the proposed action is an administrative activity that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment, and therefore is not a project as defined by State California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines section 15378 (b)(5).Pass Action details Not available
23-00039 A-20)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding Laguna County Sanitation District Photovoltaic Solar Inverter Replacement, Fourth and Fifth Districts, as follows: Acting as the Board of Directors, Laguna County Sanitation District: a) Find that it is in the best interest of the Laguna County Sanitation District to enter into an energy services contract with Endelos Energy, Inc. (a Santa Barbara County vendor) to provide conservation services because the anticipated cost for electrical energy under the contract will be less than the anticipated marginal cost for electrical energy that would have been consumed in the absence of those purchases; b) Award an energy services contract to Endelos Energy, Inc. (a Santa Barbara County vendor) in the amount of $199,821.26 to replace inverters to the photovoltaic solar facility located at the Laguna County Sanitation District wastewater reclamation plant; c) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the energy services contract with Endelos Energy, LLC; and d) Find that the proposed action is for the minor alteration of existing public facPass Action details Video Video
23-00048 A-21)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Marshall Miller to the Montecito Planning Commission, term ending January 9, 2025, First District.Pass Action details Not available
23-00007 A-22)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Valerie Froscher to the South County Board of Architectural Review, term ending January 1, 2027, Second District.Pass Action details Not available
23-00008 A-23)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Anahid “Ana” Papakhian to the Behavioral Wellness Commission, term ending Janaury 1, 2026, Second District.Pass Action details Not available
23-00009 A-24)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Ruth Ackerman to the Behavioral Wellness Commission, term ending Janaury 1, 2026, Second District.Pass Action details Not available
23-00010 A-25)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Alex Pujo to the South County Board of Architectural Review, term ending Janaury 1, 2027, Second District.Pass Action details Not available
23-00011 A-26)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Kalie Grubb to the South County Board of Architectural Review, term ending January 1, 2027, Second District.Pass Action details Not available
23-00012 A-27)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Darian Bleecher to the Historic Landmarks Advisory Commission, term ending January 1, 2027, Second District.Pass Action details Not available
23-00013 A-28)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Dave Davis to the Air Pollution Control District Community Advisory Council, open term, Second District.Pass Action details Not available
23-00014 A-29)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Lee Heller to the Air Pollution Control District Community Advisory Council, open term, Second District.Pass Action details Not available
23-00015 A-30)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Laura Bridley to the County Planning Commission, term ending December 31, 2024, Second District.Pass Action details Not available
23-00047 A-31)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the appointment of Mark Oliver to the Arts Commission, term ending June 30, 2025, Third District.Pass Action details Not available
23-00042 A-32)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Larry Ferini to the County Planning Commission, term ending December 31, 2024, Fourth District.Pass Action details Not available
23-00018 A-33)Set Hearing/Hearing RequestSet a hearing to consider recommendations regarding the Historic Landmarks Advisory Commission’s Designation of Rocky Nook Park as a County Historic Landmark, First District, as follows: (Set a hearing for January 24, 2023. Time estimate: 1 hour 15 minutes) Consider taking one of the following actions: a) Approve the designation by and confirm the action of the Historic Landmarks Advisory Commission and the conditions to be imposed and adopt a Resolution with conditions, designating Rocky Nook Park located at 610 Mission Canyon Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93105 as a County Historic Landmark, and determine that the project is exempt from the provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to State CEQA Guidelines Section 15308; b) Modify the designation by the History Landmarks Advisory Commission by modifying and adopting the Resolution with conditions to be imposed designating Rocky Nook Park located at 610 Mission Canyon Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93105 as a County Historic Landmark, and determine that the project is exempt from the provisions of CEQA purPass Action details Not available
23-00019 A-34)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Stuart R. Magee upon his retirement from the Auditor-Controller’s Office after over 18 years of dedicated and distinguished service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
23-00040 A-35)Resolution to be PresentedAdopt a Resolution proclaiming January 19, 2023 as Electric Assisted Bike Safety Awareness Day in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Video Video
23-00051 A-36)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Vincent Martinez to the Planning Commission, term ending December 31, 2024, Fifth District.Pass Action details Not available
23-00052 A-37)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Michael Cooney to the Planning Commission, term ending December 31, 2024, First District.Pass Action details Not available
23-00053 X-1)Administrative ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Ratification of a Proclamation of Local Emergency Caused by the January 2023 Storm, as follows: (4/5 Vote Required) a) Find that due to the storm that began on January 9, 2023 (“January 2023 Storm”), an emergency situation exists pursuant to Government Code sections 54954.2 and 54956.5 that requires immediate action, which need for action arose after the agenda for this meeting was posted; b) Receive an update on the January 2023 Storm and its potential impacts on the Thomas Fire, Cave, and Alisal Fire Burn Scars; c) Adopt a Resolution ratifying the Proclamation of a Local Emergency declared by the Director of Emergency Services on January 9, 2023 when the Board of Supervisors was not in session, pursuant to Government Code Section 8550 et. seq. and Chapter 12, Section 12-5(a) of the Santa Barbara County Code; d) Direct the Office of Emergency Management to return every sixty (60) days for ratification of the Emergency until such a time that conditions dictate otherwise; and e) Determine that these actions are exempt from the pPass Action details Not available
23-00002  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) (23-00002) WHEN TESTIFYING BEFORE THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, PERSONAL ATTACKS AND OTHER DISRUPTIVE BEHAVIOR ARE NOT APPROPRIATE.  Action details Video Video
23-00016 1)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Board of Supervisors' 2023 appointments to Boards, Commissions and Committees, as follows: (EST. TIME: 15 MIN.) a) Adult and Aging Network; b) Area Agency on Aging (Central Coast Commission for Senior Citizens); c) Beach Erosion Authority for Control Operations and Nourishment (BEACON); d) Behavioral Wellness Commission; e) California State Association of Counties (CSAC) Representative; f) CenCal Health; g) Child Care Planning Council; h) CommUnify (formerly Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara County); i) Community Corrections Partnership (CCP) Representative; j) Debt Advisory Committee; k) Elected Officials Committee on Regional Homelessness Solutions; l) First Five Children and Families Commission of Santa Barbara County; m) Golden State Connect Authority (GSCA); n) Golden State Finance Authority (GSFA) Joint Powers Authority (JPA); o) Juvenile Justice Coordination Council; p) KIDS Network Policy Council; q) Law Library Board of Trustees; r) Legislative Program Committee;Pass Action details Video Video
23-00041 2)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Thomas Fire and 1/9 Debris Flow Five Year Recovery Update, as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Receive and file a video presentation and report from staff on the Thomas Fire and 1/9 Debris Flow Five Year Recovery Update; and b) Determine that the proposed actions are administrative activities that do not involve commitment to any specific project, and are therefore not a project as defined by State California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines Sections 15378 (b)(5). COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Video Video
23-00017 3)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Commission for Women Annual Report, as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Receive and file the 2021-2022 County of Santa Barbara Commission for Women Annual Report (presentation); and b) Determine that the above recommended action is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5), finding that the action involves government organizational or administrative activities which do not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant physical impact on the environment. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Video Video
23-00023 4)Departmental AgendaHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding an update on the Standalone Information Technology (IT) Department and an amendment to the Salary Resolution, as follows: (EST. TIME: 30 MIN.) a) Receive and file Gartner Hybrid IT Model Executive Summary; b) Receive and file Implementation Plan to create a standalone IT Department; c) Authorize the formation of a stand-alone IT department for incorporation in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2023-2024 County budget; d) Approve changes to the Salary Resolution which add three new (3) full-time (3.0 FTE) Program Business Leader positions to the General Services Department, effective January 9, 2023; and e) Determine that the above actions are not a project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Sections 15378(b)(4) and 15378(b)(5) because they consist of government administrative or fiscal activities that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Video Video