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AGENDA

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS

Thursday, December 16, 2004

 8:30 a.m.

 Board of Supervisors Hearing Room
105 East Anapamu Street
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 September 29, 2004 and October 21, 2004 Board of Directors meetings.  (Note: Minutes from the September 29 board meeting were acted upon at the October 21 meeting, but did not receive a majority of vote of the quorum required for approval - 4 Ayes, 0 Noes and 5 Abstentions.)

   
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.    101/MILPAS TO CABRILLO - HOT SPRINGS PROJECT
    Authorize the Chair to execute a cooperative agreement with the State of California, Department of Transportation (Caltrans) that defines the roles and responsibilities of SBCAG during the right of way phase of the Highway 101/Milpas to Cabrillo-Hot Springs project.
   
  B. LOCAL TRANSPORTATION SALES TAX MEASURES
    Receive report on local transportation sales tax measures on the November 2, 2004 ballot.
     
  C. FREEWAY SERVICE PATROL
    Authorize staff to submit an application to the State for funding of a Freeway Service Patrol in Santa Barbara County.
     
  D. MEASURE D HIGHWAY PROGRAM
    Authorize the Chair to execute an agreement with Fluor Enterprises, Inc. for program management services from January 1, 2005 to December 31, 2005 at a cost not to exceed $218,048.
     
  E. ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT POSITION SPECIFICATION
Adopt the position specification for an Administrative Assistant as approved in the FY 2004-05 SBCAG budget.
F. MID-YEAR BUDGET ADJUSTMENT
Approve amendments to the FY 2004-05 Comprehensive Budget.
     
8. CALTRANS DISTRICT DIRECTOR'S REPORT (10 minutes)
     
9. RESOLUTIONS OF APPRECIATION (15 minutes)
  Adopt resolutions of appreciation for outgoing board members Arca, Marshall, Schwartz, Traylor and Weinberg.
     
PUBLIC HEARINGS
   
10. METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION PLAN (15 minutes)
  Adopt a resolution approving the draft 2004 Metropolitan Transportation Plan.
   
11. FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (10 minutes)
  Hold public hearing to receive comments on the draft Final 2004 Federal Transportation Improvement Program.
   
12. CLEAN AIR PLAN (10 minutes)
  Approve Transportation Control Measures in State Clean Air Plan prepared by APCD and SBCAG.
   

ACTION ITEMS

 
13. BOARD MEETING SCHEDULE FOR 2005 (10 minutes)
  A. Approve SBCAG Board of Directors regular meeting schedule for 2005.
     
  B. Schedule public hearings to receive testimony on the existence of unmet public transit needs for Thursday, January 20, 2005 in Santa Maria, and Thursday, February 17, 2005 in Santa Barbara.
     
  C. Schedule special joint meetings including:
    a. A board workshop meeting on transportation funding in late January or early February.
       
    b. A joint meeting with Southern California Association of Governments, Ventura Council of Governments and Ventura County Transportation Commission for Thursday, May 12, 2005.
       
  D. Authorize Chair to sign a letter requesting a joint meeting with San Luis Obispo Council of Governments.
     
14. ELECTION OF OFFICERS FOR 2005 (5 minutes)
  Elect a Chair and Vice-Chair for 2005.
     
15. STATE TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (15 minutes)
  Approve a STIP amendment request to fund delayed STIP projects using regional funds.
     

INFORMATION ITEMS

     
16. TRAFFIC SOLUTIONS ANNUAL REPORT (15 minutes)
  Receive status report on activities and performance measures for Traffic Solutions program for FY 2003-04.
 
17. LOSSAN STRATEGIC PLAN (15 minutes)
  Receive update on LOSSAN Corridorwide Strategic Business Plan scope of work.
 
COMMITTEE REPORTS
   
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S REPORT
a. Statewide efforts to protect Proposition 42 revenues.
b. Board workshop meeting on Measure D.
c. Farmworker transportation focus group meeting.
   
COMMUNICATIONS
   
ADJOURN
   
The next Board meeting will be held on January 20, 2005 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Santa Maria.
 
Note: A public meeting will follow the Board meeting to introduce and receive comments on the
          effort to update the LOSSAN Strategic Rail Plan (see staff report No. 17).  Board members
          are welcome to attend.

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