The Santa Barbara County Association of Governments (SBCAG) meets concurrently as the Airport Land Use Commission, the Service Authority for Freeway Emergencies, and the Local Transportation Authority.
Persons may address the SBCAG Board either in person or by using the remote video testimony system located at the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors Hearing Room, 511 East Lakeside Parkway, Santa Maria, CA. Persons may address the SBCAG Board on any matter listed on the agenda by completing and delivering to the Clerk a speaker slip before the item is considered. Matters not listed on the agenda may be addressed during the public comment item on the agenda. Further information on agenda items can be obtained in the SBCAG Office, 26 Castilian Drive, Goleta.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, individuals needing special accommodations to participate in the meeting should contact SBCAG at least three working days prior to the scheduled meeting.
3. RECESS TO CLOSED SESSION (30 Minutes)
Conference with legal counsel on pending litigation: David Pierce and
Coalition for Sustainable
Transportation vs. SBCAG.
4. RECONVENE IN OPEN SESSION
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Approve minutes from March 20, 2003 Board of Directors meeting.
6. PUBLIC COMMENT
The public may address the Santa Barbara County Association of Governments on any subject
within the jurisdiction of the Board that is not included as part of the agenda. Comments shall be
limited fifteen minutes, divided among those desiring to speak, but no person shall speak longer
than three minutes.
7. APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR
Approve by roll call vote on one motion:
1. Adopt a determination, pursuant to Section 65089.3 of the California Government Code
that the City of Guadalupe and the City of Santa Barbara are conforming to the adopted
Congestion Management Program.
2. Waive the requirement imposed on the City of Santa Barbara
to prepare a deficiency
plan for the Las Positas/Rte. 101 SB-Ramp intersection.
B. CALLBOX CAPITAL REPLACEMENT PROJECT
Schedule public hearing for May 15, 2003 board meeting to consider comments on
replacement and upgrading of highway callboxes.
C. AB 1012 OBLIGATION PLAN
Approve AB 1012 Obligation Plan for regional CMAQ and TE apportionment balances.
requests to amend the 2002 State
Transportation Improvement Program
(STIP) for changes to the Route 217/Ekwill and 217/Fowler Road projects.
2. Adopt a resolution authorizing the Executive
Director to approve STIP amendment
requests as required prior to Caltrans' approval.
CALTRANS DISTRICT DIRECTOR’S REPORT (10 minutes)
FEDERAL TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION (FTA) SECTION 5310 GRANT APPLICATIONS
Conduct public hearing and adopt resolution approving the ranking of applications submitted to
SBCAG for 49 U.S.C. Section 5310 capital grant program for fiscal year 2003-2004 funding cycle.
LEGISLATION (10 minutes)
Authorize Chair to sign a letter to congressional representatives urging that the funding level for
federal Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) funds be maintained when our air quality
status changes from serious to a maintenance area for federal air quality standards.
11. AIRPORT INFLUENCE AREA DETERMINATION (10 minutes)
staff to conduct workshops to obtain public input on proposed Airport
for each public use airport in the County.
12. CLEAN AIR EXPRESS (30 minutes)
A. Receive report on projected operating budget shortfall for FY 2002-03.
B. Adopt a resolution approving $95,000 in unallocated State
Transit Assistance fund balance
for Clean Air Express FY 02-03 operating budget subject to the submittal of a revised claim.
C. Adopt a resolution approving a policy for receiving
public comments on fare changes or major
service changes. (Attachment B)
13. MEASURE D SALES TAX REVENUE BOND REFUNDING (10 minutes)
A. Authorize staff to undertake a refunding of the Series
1993 Measure D Sales Tax
B. Authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 2 in the
amount of $41,500 to the contract
with Municipal Capital Management, Inc. (MCM) to act as financial advisors for the bond
14. BOARD RETREAT
Schedule date for board retreat in August and provide direction to staff on
15. SUSTAINABILITY PROJECT PRESENTATION (20 minutes)
Receive presentation by representatives of the Sustainability Project on trip to Curitiba, Brazil.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S REPORT
Letter from Executive Director to Ebus,
Inc. regarding protest on SBMTD Request for Proposals
for electric bus procurement.
B. Letter from Gary Gleason, SBMTD General Manager regarding status of bus procurements.
C. Letter from Mayor Hawxhurst, City of Goleta regarding project cost estimates.
The next Board meeting will be held on May 15, 2003 from 8:30 to 12:00 p.m. in Santa Maria.