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Meeting Name: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Agenda status: Approved
Meeting date/time: 7/6/2010 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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10-00009  Agenda ItemClosed Session Agenda  Action details Not available
10-00635 A-1)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Sue Collisson, D’Ann Marvin, Romana Ramirez, and Natalie Warwick of the County Counsel Litigation Team as the July 2010 Santa Barbara County Employees of the Month.Pass Action details Not available
10-00636 A-2)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution proclaiming the week of July 6, 2010 through July 10, 2010 as Workforce Development Week in Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
10-00599 A-3)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Custody Deputy Greg Grunewald upon his retirement from the Sheriff’s Department after over 30 years of faithful and distinguished service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
10-00600 A-4)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Custody Deputy Nicolas Carreno upon his retirement from the Sheriff’s Department after over 28 years of faithful and distinguished service to the citizens of Santa Barbara County.Pass Action details Not available
10-00618 A-5)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring Robert Del Real, Supervising Probation Officer, upon his retirement from the Probation Department after 30 years of dedicated service to the citizens and County of Santa Barbara.Pass Action details Not available
10-00601 A-6)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring the 2010 Lompoc Valley Chamber of Commerce Woman of the Year.Pass Action details Not available
10-00602 A-7)Honorary ResolutionAdopt a Resolution of Commendation honoring the 2010 Lompoc Valley Chamber of Commerce Man of the Year.Pass Action details Not available
10-00633 A-8)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Fiscal Year 2010/2011 Agreements for Alcohol and Drug Program Services, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Amendment to the Contract with Coast Valley Substance Abuse (a local vendor) in the amount of $331,330.00; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Amendment to the Contract with Good Samaritan Shelter, Inc. (a local vendor) in the amount of $1,527,710.00; c) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Amendment to the Contract with Phoenix of Santa Barbara (a local vendor) in the amount of $121,090.00; d) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Amendment to the Contract with Santa Maria Valley Youth and Family (a local vendor) in the amount of $228,660.00; e) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Amendment to the Contract with the University of California, Santa Barbara (a local vendor) in the amount of $137,410.00; and f) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Amendment to the Contract with Zona Seca, Inc. (a local vendor) in the amount of $356,060.00.Pass Action details Not available
10-00634 A-9)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Fiscal Year 2010/2011 Adult Mental Health contracts, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Contract with Aurora Vista Del Mar Hospital (not a local vendor) in the amount of $1,186,250.00; b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Amendment to the Contract with Crestwood Behavioral Health Centers (not a local vendor) in the amount of $505,000.00; c) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Amendment to the Contract with Sylmar Health and Rehabilitation Centers (not a local vendor) in the amount of $240,000.00; d) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Contract with PharMerica (not a local vendor) in the amount of $420,000.00; e) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Contract with JDX Pharmacy (a local vendor) in the amount of $123,000.00; and f). Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Contract with Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinics (a local vendor) in the amount of $175,000.00.Pass Action details Not available
10-00621 A-10)Agenda ItemReceive and file the Auditor-Controller’s Audit Report on the basic financial statements of the Orcutt Fire Protection District as of June 30, 2009, and for the year then ended.Pass Action details Not available
10-00604 A-11)Agenda ItemCity of Solvang - Approve the requests of the City of Solvang, as follows: a) Call and give notice of the holding of a General Municipal Election to be held on Tuesday, November 2, 2010, for the election of certain officers as required by the provisions of the laws of the State of California relating to charter cities; b) Consolidate a General Municipal Election to be held on November 2, 2010, with the Statewide General Election pursuant to Section 10403 of the Elections Code; and c) Adopt regulations for candidates for elective office pertaining to candidate’s statements and materials submitted to the electorate and the cost thereof, submitted to the voters at an election to be held on Tuesday, November 2, 2010. (APPROVE AND REFER TO THE COUNTY CLERK-RECORDER-ASSESSOR)Pass Action details Not available
10-00622 A-12)Agenda ItemCity of Lompoc - Approve the following requests of the City of Lompoc: a) Call and give notice of the holding of a General Municipal Election to be held on Tuesday, November 2, 2010, for the purpose of electing a Mayor for a full term of two years and two members of the City Council for full terms of four years each; b) Consolidate a General Municipal Election of the City of Lompoc with services to be provided by the County of Santa Barbara; and c) Adopt regulations for candidates for elective office pertaining to cost of candidate's statements for the General Municipal Election. (APPROVE AND REFER TO THE COUNTY CLERK-RECORDER-ASSESSOR)Pass Action details Not available
10-00623 A-13)Agenda ItemCity of Goleta - Approve the following requests of the City of Goleta: a) Call and give notice of the holding of a General Municipal Election to be held on Tuesday, November 2, 2010, for the election of certain officers as required by the provisions of the laws of the State of California relating to general law cities; and b) Consolidate a General Municipal Election to be held on November 2, 2010 with the Statewide General Election. (APPROVE AND REFER TO THE COUNTY CLERK-RECORDER-ASSESSOR)Pass Action details Not available
10-00639 A-14)Agenda ItemCity of Santa Maria - Approve the following requests of the City of Santa Maria: a) Call and give notice of the holding of a General Municipal Election to be held on Tuesday, November 2, 2010, for the purpose of the election of two Members of the City Council for a full term of four years; and b) Consolidate a General Municipal Election to be held on November 2, 2010 with the Statewide General Election. (APPROVE AND REFER TO THE COUNTY CLERK-RECORDER-ASSESSOR)Pass Action details Not available
10-00641 A-15)Agenda ItemCity of Guadalupe - Approve the following requests of the City of Guadalupe: a) Call and give notice of the holding of a General Municipal Election to be held on Tuesday, November 2, 2010; b) Consolidate a General Municipal Election to be held on November 2, 2010 with the Statewide General Election; c) Order the submission to the qualified electors of the City a Measure that the offices of Clerk and Treasurer be appointive and directing the City Attorney to prepare impartial analysis thereof; and d) Order the submission to the qualified electors of the City a Measure relating to the amendment of the maximum rate of the existing utility users tax at the General Election to be held on Tuesday, November 2, 2010. (APPROVE AND REFER TO THE COUNTY CLERK-RECORDER-ASSESSOR)Pass Action details Not available
10-00619 A-16)Agenda ItemAppoint in lieu of election, pursuant to Section 7228 of the California Elections Code, candidates who filed nomination papers for County Central Committee offices for the June 8, 2010 Statewide Direct Primary Election.Pass Action details Not available
10-00640 A-17)Agenda ItemHEARING - Receive and file the 2008-2009 County of Santa Barbara Equal Employment Opportunity Office Workforce Report. (EST. TIME: 15 MIN.) COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Not available
10-00637 A-18)Agenda ItemApprove the acceptance of three 2010 American Public Works Association (APWA) awards, including “Project of the Year” for the Jesusita Emergency Response Project.Pass Action details Not available
10-00624 A-19)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Primary Workers’ Compensation Memorandum of Understanding and Settlement Authority, as follows: a) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Memorandum of Understanding with CSAC Excess Insurance Authority (CSAC-EIA) for the Primary Workers’ Compensation Program; b) Approve and authorize the Board of Supervisors’ appointed board member of the CSAC-EIA to execute any future amendments to the Memorandum of Understanding and such other documents that may be needed related to the Primary Workers’ Compensation Program; and c) Authorize the Director of General Services to provide concurrence on behalf of the County of all settlements, including Compromise and Releases, Stipulations, or Findings and Awards proposed by the Third Party Administrator before being submitted to CSAC-EIA for payment approval.Pass Action details Not available
10-00598 A-20)Agenda ItemApprove and authorize the Clerk of the Board to execute and record Agricultural Preserve Replacement Contract No. 09AGP-00000-00002 for Terry G. Bliss and Patricia D. Bliss Family Revocable Trust, involving 17.34 acres and including Assessor Parcel Numbers 001-090-041 (15.15 acres), 001-090-043 (.53 acres) and 001-090-044 (1.66 acres). The project site is located at 6217 Casitas Pass Road, approximately 2 miles east of the City of Carpinteria, First District.Pass Action details Not available
10-00620 A-21)Agenda ItemApprove and direct execution and recordation by the Clerk of the Board of one agricultural preserve replacement contract for the Horton Family Living Trust, Case No. 08AGP-00000-00041, involving Assessor’s Parcel Numbers 001-090-045, 001-090-046, and 001-080-017, and is located at 5146 Foothill Road, approximately 2 miles east of the City of Carpinteria, First District.Pass Action details Not available
10-00638 A-22)Agenda ItemReceive an Award from the United States Census Bureau in recognition of the County of Santa Barbara’s effective public outreach efforts as a 2010 Census Partner and Liaison.Pass Action details Not available
10-00605 A-23)Agenda ItemApprove and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 1 to the contract with Elevation General Engineering Construction, Inc. (a local vendor) for 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Miscellaneous Concrete Repairs in Old Town Orcutt, County Project No. 820620, 2333 A Street, Santa Maria, CA, in the amount of $63,865.00 for a total amended contract amount of $221,917.75, Fourth District. (4/5 Vote Required)Pass Action details Not available
10-00606 A-24)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding the Seismic Retrofit of the San Marcos Road Bridge (No. 51C-002) at Maria Ygnacia Creek, Federal Project No. BRLSZD-5951(090), County Project No. 862275, Second District, as follows: a) Approve the filing of a Notice of Exemption pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15301 (c), pertaining to maintenance and operation of existing facilities, for this project; b) Approve and authorize the Director of Public Works to proceed with right-of-way negotiations for the Seismic Retrofit of the San Marcos Road Bridge (No. 51C-002) at Maria Ygnacia Creek, County Project No. 862275; and c) Approve and authorize the Director of Public Works to advertise for construction bids for the Seismic Retrofit of the San Marcos Road Bridge (No. 51C-002) at Maria Ygnacia Creek, County Project No. 862275.Pass Action details Not available
10-00608 A-25)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding various Parking Restrictions in Isla Vista, Third District, as follows: a) Adopt four (4) Resolutions establishing a loading zone on Pardall Road, a “No Parking” on Pardall Road, a 15-minute parking zone on Embarcadero Del Norte, and a one-hour parking zone on Madrid Road; b) Adopt two (2) Resolutions rescinding Resolution 71-586 to remove no parking on a portion of Pardall Road, and a portion of Resolution 84-551 to remove a 15-minute parking zone on Trigo Road; and c) Approve the filing of a Notice of Exemption for this project pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15301 (c), pertaining to maintenance and operation of existing facilities.Pass Action details Not available
10-00607 A-26)Agenda ItemAccept the Notice of Completion for the work performed by the Contractor, Berry General Engineering (not a local vendor), PO Box 1457, Ventura, CA 93002, for the construction of Storm Damage Repair on Greenwell Avenue at MP 0.25 North of Via Real, County Project No. 862259, First District.Pass Action details Not available
10-00610 A-27)Agenda ItemAccept the Notice of Completion for the work performed by the Contractor, Tierra Contracting (a local Vendor), 5484 Overpass Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93111, for the construction of Storm Damage Repairs on San Marcos Road at MP 1.7, County Project No. 863046, Federal Project No. ER-4200 (004), Second District.Pass Action details Not available
10-00611 A-28)Agenda ItemApprove the Statement of Final Quantities in the amount of $69,733.66 for work performed and materials supplied by the Contractor, NOCIS General Engineering (a local vendor), 1745 Viborg Road, Santa Ynez, CA 93436, for the Construction of Culvert Repairs and Gabion on Stagecoach Road, County Project No. 862263, Third District.Pass Action details Not available
10-00615 A-29)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding Tajiguas Landfill Out-of-Channel Basin Improvements, County Project No. 129921, Third District, as follows: a) Approve plans and specifications for construction of the Tajiguas Landfill Out-of-Channel Basin Improvements; b) Award the construction contract, in the amount of $313,490.00, to the lowest responsible bidder, R. Burke Corporation (not a local vendor); c) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the construction contract upon the return of the Contractor’s executed contract documents and the approval of the County Counsel, Auditor Controller, and Risk Manager or their designated representatives; and d) Approve a contingency in the amount of $28,174.50 for construction of the Tajiguas Landfill Out-of-Channel Basin Improvements.Pass Action details Not available
10-00612 A-30)Agenda ItemAccept the Notice of Completion for the work performed by the Contractor, Granite Construction, Inc. (a local vendor with an office in Santa Barbara), P.O. Box 50085, Watsonville, CA 95077, for construction of the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Summerland Circulation and Improvement Project, County Project No. 862313 Federal Project No. ESPL-5951 (128), First District.Pass Action details Not available
10-00430 A-31)Agenda ItemActing as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: Consider recommendations regarding the Flood Control Benefit Assessment Program for Fiscal Year 2010/2011 as follows: a) Make a determination upon each assessment described in the report filed by the Board of Supervisors at the June 15, 2010 meeting; b) Adopt a Resolution confirming Flood Control Benefit Assessment for Fiscal Year 2010-2011 and authorize the Clerk of the Board to record a certified copy; c) Consider the adoption (second reading) of an Ordinance amending Ordinance 3150, the Flood Control Benefit Assessment Ordinance, Relating to Benefit Assessments for Flood Control Services imposing Flood Control Benefit Assessments for Fiscal Year 2010-2011; d) Find that the assessment revenue will be used to meet operating expenses, including employee wage rates and fringe benefits, purchasing or leasing supplies, equipment, or materials, meeting financial reserve needs and requirements obtaining funds for capital projects necessary to maintain service within existing service areas, witPass Action details Not available
10-00629 A-32)Agenda ItemActing as the Board of Directors, Flood Control and Water Conservation District: Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for revegetation and maintenance services with Enviroscaping, Inc. (a local vendor) for the period of July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011 in an amount not to exceed $275,000.00.Pass Action details Not available
10-00631 A-33)Agenda ItemActing as the Board of Directors, Water Agency: Consider recommendations regarding Resolutions to apply for planning grant funds and implementation grant funds from the Integrated Regional Water Management Program (IRWM), Proposition 84 (Prop 84), and approve Agreements for grant application services, as follows: a) Adopt a Resolution entitled “In the Matter of Supporting the Grant Application for the Prop 84 IRWM Planning Grant” to apply for Planning Grant funding from the Regional Water Management Program (Prop 84); b) Adopt a Resolution entitled “In the Matter of Supporting the Grant Application for the Prop 84 IRWM Implementation Grant, Round 1” to apply for Implementation Grant funding from Regional Water Management Program (Prop 84); c) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement with CH2MHill (not a local vender) in the amount of $322,178.00 for the period of July 6, 2010 through September 30, 2012 to provide grant application services for the Prop 84 Planning and Implementation Grants; d) Authorize a contingency in the amount of $48,327.00 with CH2MPass Action details Not available
10-00630 A-34)Agenda ItemActing as the Board of Directors, Water Agency: Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Joint Funding Agreement (No. 09W4CAD03910, Amendment No. 3) with the United States Geological Survey (USGS) to continue a comprehensive study of the Cuyama Groundwater Basin in order to assess current and future water availability in the amount of $567,600.00 for Fiscal Year 2010/2011 (total project period being October 1, 2008 through December 31, 2012) in which $403,800.00 is to be funded by the County Water Agency and $163,800.00 will be funded by the USGS, Fifth District.Pass Action details Not available
10-00603 A-35)Appointment/BOS itemApprove the reappointment of Claire VanBlaricum to the Library Advisory Committee, term ending June 30, 2011, Second District.Pass Action details Not available
10-00627 A-36)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Board of Supervisors’ responses to the 2009-2010 Grand Jury Report, entitled “Currents and Undercurrents in Santa Ynez Valley”, as follows: (EST. TIME: 15 MIN.) a) Adopt the recommended responses as the Board of Supervisors’ responses to the 2009-2010 Grand Jury Report, entitled “Currents and Undercurrents in Santa Ynez Valley”; and b) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a letter forwarding the responses to the Presiding Judge of the Santa Barbara County Superior Court. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Not available
10-00626 A-37)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the 2010 Hazard Reduction Program, as follows: (EST. TIME: 15 MIN.) a) Declare all properties, whose owners have not complied with a notice to abate, as a fire nuisance; b) Authorize the issuance of infraction citations and necessary abatement work relative to the 2010 Fire Department Defensible Space Program (Weed Abatement); and c) Direct the Clerk of the Board to post the affected Property Owners List in a place easily accessible to the public. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Not available
10-00625 A-38)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding the Santa Barbara Public Defender Remodel Project No. 8661 Award of Construction Contract, First District, as follows: (EST. TIME: 20 MIN.) a) Reject the bid submitted by Pavilion Construction as non-responsive, based on the following findings to be made by your Board: i) Pavilion Construction failed to list a millwork subcontractor with not less than 10 years local experience in historical commercial work of the complexity of this project, as required by the bid documents; ii) Pavilion Construction failed to furnish references for their listed millwork subcontractor showing not less than 10 such projects, as required by the bid documents; iii) Pavilion Construction’s listed millwork subcontractor cannot fulfill the bid document specification requirement that applicable architectural woodwork items be fabricated and installed by one fabricator, as they do not fabricate custom doors; iv) Pavilion Construction’s bid therefore contains a material deviation from the bid requirements which renders the bid non-responsive; v) ThPass Action details Not available
10-00613 A-39)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendation regarding a North County medical supplies and equipment cache, as follows: (EST. TIME: 15 MIN.) a) Receive and file a presentation on the establishment of a medical supplies cache in North Santa Barbara County; and b) Accept a donation of medical supplies and equipment from Doctors Without Walls - Santa Barbara Street Medicine and the Medical Reserve Corps, for use in a public health disaster or medical emergency in North County. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: APPROVEPass Action details Not available
10-00642 A-40)Agenda ItemAdopt a Resolution, in accordance with County Ordinance No. 3829 and provisions of the County Executive Officer’s contract, authorizing two (2) years additional retirement service credit for the County Executive Officer to be effective November 1, 2010 upon his acceptance of the incentive by July 13, 2010 and with a retirement date of October 31, 2010.Pass Action details Not available
10-00001  Agenda ItemPublic Comment  Action details Not available
10-00543 2)Agenda ItemConsider recommendations regarding a Rebuttal to the Argument Against Measure S-2010, Authorization to Prepare, Sign and Submit Rebuttal Argument, as follows: a) Receive and approve recommendation regarding potential signatories of the rebuttal argument regarding Measure S-2010-The County of Santa Barbara ½ Percent Transactions (Sales) and Use Tax Ordinance for Local Crime and Gang Reduction, Fire Protection and Jail Construction/Operation; and b) Authorize in writing via “Authorization for Another Person or Persons to Sign Rebuttal Argument” to include Sheriff Bill Brown, Santa Barbara County Fire Chief, Mike Dyer, City of Santa Maria Mayor, Larry Lavagnino, City of Santa Barbara Mayor, Helene Schneider and, if desired, another individual the Board of Supervisors may deem appropriate, to prepare, sign and submit rebuttal argument.Pass Action details Not available
10-00597 3)Agenda ItemHEARING - Review the proposed concept plan for ‘Goleta Beach 2.0’ and consider recommendations for the long term master plan at Goleta Beach County Park. (EST. TIME: 1 HR.) COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Not available
10-00632 4)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding S. 3358 (Boxer), the West Coast Ocean Protection Act of 2010, as follows: (EST. TIME: 15 MIN.) a) Consider whether to take a position on S. 3358 (Boxer), the West Coast Ocean Protection Act of 2010; and b) Direct staff to communicate the Board of Supervisors’ position to the County of Santa Barbara’s federal legislative delegation. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICYPass Action details Not available
10-00252 5)Agenda ItemHEARING - Consider recommendations regarding Coastal Commission Action on the County and Montecito Land Use and Development Codes, as follows: (EST. TIME: 45 MIN.) a) Receive and file a report on the Coastal Commission’s action on the County and Montecito Land Use and Development Codes; and b) Direct the Planning and Development Department to prepare the necessary documents to either: i) Accept the Coastal Commission’s certification of the County and Montecito Land Use and Development Codes with suggested modifications; ii) Reject the Coastal Commission’s certification of the County and Montecito Land Use and Development Codes with suggested modifications; or iii) Develop alternatives to the suggested modifications to be resubmitted to the Coastal Commission as a new amendment. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION: POLICY  Action details Not available