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AGENDA

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS

Thursday, April 15, 2004

 8:30 a.m.

 Board of Supervisors Hearing Room
105 East Anapamu Street, 4th Floor
Santa Barbara, CA

 

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, 260 N. San Antonio Road, Suite B, Santa Barbara.

 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.

1.     CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL
   
2.    PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
   
3. RECESS TO CLOSED SESSION
  No items scheduled for closed session.
   
4.   RECONVENE IN OPEN SESSION
   
5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 

Approve minutes from March 11 and March 18, 2004 Board of Directors meetings.

   
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 (5 minutes)
  Approve by roll call vote on one motion:
   
  A.    CONGESTION MANAGEMENT PROGRAM ANNUAL CONFORMANCE ASSESSMENT
     
    1. Adopt a determination, pursuant to Section 65089.3 of the California Government Code that the County of Santa Barbara and the cities of Solvang, Buellton, Lompoc, Santa Barbara, Goleta, Carpinteria and Guadalupe are conforming to the adopted Congestion Management Program.
       
    2. Adopt a determination, pursuant to Section 65089.3 of the California Government Code that in the absence of required submittal the City of Santa Maria is not conforming to the adopted Congestion Management Program.
       
    3. Require pursuant to Section 65089.4 of the California Government Code that the City of Goleta prepare a deficiency plan for the intersection of Fairview Ave./Calle Real Rd.
       
    4. Require pursuant to Section 65089.4 of the California Government Code that the City of Santa Barbara prepare a deficiency plan for the intersection of Castillo St.,/Montecito St.
       
  B. JOBS-HOUSING PARTNERSHIP PROJECT
    Approve payment of claims made by subcontractors, based on services rendered from January through March, 2004, under the voided contract with the Center for Excellence in Government.
       
  C. ROUTE 101/STOWELL AND ROUTE 101/DONOVAN ROAD PROJECT
    Authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 6 to the agreement with MNS Engineers (MNS) for post-construction right of way services at a cost of $73,852.
     
  D. CLEAN AIR EXPRESS OPERATOR CONTRACT RFP STATUS REPORT
    Receive report on status of request for proposals for Clean Air Express operator contract.
     
  E. STATE TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
    Approve an amendment to the State Transportation Improvement Program for the Ekwill/Fowler extension project to remove interchange connections to Route 217 from the project's title, scope and description and reduce the programmed amount to $18.5 million.
     
8. CALTRANS DISTRICT DIRECTOR'S REPORT (10 minutes)
     
PUBLIC HEARINGS
   
9. FTA SECTION 5310 APPLICATIONS (15 minutes)
  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 2004-2005 funding cycle.
   

ACTION ITEMS

 
10. UNMET TRANSIT NEEDS (45 minutes)
  Approve the Transit Needs Assessment 2004 report and adopt by resolution findings on Unmet Transit Needs for FY 2004-05.
     
11. INTERCOMMUNITY TRANSIT SERVICE (30 minutes)
  Receive presentation and comment on the draft Intercommunity Transit Service Implementation Plan, Lompoc - VAFB - Santa Maria.
     
12. HIGHWAY 101 OPERATIONAL IMPROVEMENTS (10 minutes)
  A. Authorize the Chair to execute a contract with Moffatt & Nichol Engineers (MN), at a cost not-to-exceed $440,000, to assist Caltrans in expediting final design of the US 101/Milpas to Cabrillo-Hot Springs project.
     
  B. Authorize the Executive Director to execute a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Caltrans to establish the responsibilities for sharing work in the final design phase.
     
13. 101 IN MOTION PROJECT (15 minutes)
  A. Receive status report on 101 in Motion.
     
  B. Authorize the Chair to execute a contract with Telecommuting Advantage Group, at a not to exceed cost of $95,000, to implement a two-year countywide Telework and Flexible Work Schedules Pilot Program.
     

INFORMATION ITEMS

     
14. LOS  ANGELES-SAN DIEGO-SAN LUIS OBISPO RAIL CORRIDOR AGENCY (LOSSAN) 15 minutes
  Receive briefing on LOSSAN corridor and the role of the LOSSAN Rail Corridor Agency.
 
15. SANTA BARBARA METROPOLITAN TRANSIT DISTRICT (15 minutes)
  Receive presentation by Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District on South Coast Transit Priorities project.
 
COMMITTEE REPORTS
   
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S REPORT
 
COMMUNICATIONS
   
ADJOURN
   
The next Board meeting will be held on May 20, 2004, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Santa Maria.

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