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AGENDA

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS

Thursday, June 17, 2004

 8:30 AM

 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
  A. Pending litigation:  Pierce, Estrada and Our Children's Earth Foundation v. SBCAG
   
  B. Pending litigation:  Sully Miller Const. v. Caltrans, et al
   
4.   RECONVENE IN OPEN SESSION
   
5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 

Approve Board of Directors minutes from May 20, 2004 meeting and May 25, 2004 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 (5 minutes)
  Approve by roll call vote on one motion:
   
  A. REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION PLAN
    Authorize release of Request for Proposal for preparation of Environmental Impact Report on 2004 Regional Transportation Plan.
   
  B. AMTRAK PACIFIC SURFLINER EXTENSION
    Authorize chair to sign a letter to AMTRAK President supporting an additional train between Los Angeles and San Luis Obispo.
     
  C. INTERCOMMUNITY TRANSIT SERVICE
    Authorize chair to sign Memorandum of Understanding between the cities of Santa Maria, Lompoc, County of Santa Barbara, and SBCAG regarding administration of Intercommunity Transit Service, Lompoc - VAFB - Santa Maria.
     
  D. PROPOSITION 4/111 APPROPRIATIONS LIMIT
    Adopt a resolution establishing the Appropriations Limit and selecting the annual adjustment factors for the 2004-05 fiscal year.
     
  E. MEASURE D ALLOCATIONS
1. Adopt a resolution allocating an estimated $28,069,419 in Measure D revenues for the 2004-2005 fiscal year.
2. Authorize the Executive Director to execute a contract with Easy Lift for the expenditure of $64,575 in Measure D Regional Paratransit funds for the 2004-2005 fiscal year.
     
  F. TRANSPORTATION DEVELOPMENT ACT ALLOCATIONS
    Adopt a resolution allocating $13,537,838 in Local Transportation Funds to eligible claimants for FY 2004-2005.
     
  G. CALL BOX SITE MAINTENANCE CONTRACT
    Authorize Executive Director to execute an agreement with P.A.R. Enterprises for an amount not to exceed $2,272 for clearing of weeds and debris at call box locations during FY 2004-2005.
     
  H. PROFESSIONAL AUDITING SERVICES
    1. Authorize the Executive Director to exercise the option of extending SBCAG's agreement with Moreland & Associates, Inc. for professional auditing services pertaining to the fiscal year ending June 30, 2004, pursuant to Article 29 of the agreement.
       
    2. Authorize the expenditure of up to $50,000 in FY 2004-05 for all professional auditing services provided under the extended agreement.
     
  I. FY 2003-04 CLEAN AIR EXPRESS FUEL BUDGET
    Approve an appropriation increase in the amount of $12,500 in the FY 2003-04 Traffic Solutions budget to accommodate an increase in diesel fuel costs for the Clean Air Express commuter bus service.
     
  J. FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (FTIP) AMENDMENT NO. 12
    Amend the 2002 Federal Transportation Improvement Program (FTIP) to add $495,019 from a congressional earmark to MTD's Hybrid-Electric Bus Enhancement Project.
     
  K. INTERREGIONAL JOBS-HOUSING PARTNERSHIP GRANT AGREEMENT
    Authorize Executive Director to sign a contract amendment with the Department of Housing and Community Development extending grant agreement by one month.
     
  L. CONGESTION MANAGEMENT PROGRAM ANNUAL CONFORMANCE ASSESSMENT
    Adopt a determination, pursuant to Section 65089.3 of the California Government Code that the city of Santa Maria is conforming to the adopted Congestion Management Program.
     
8. CALTRANS DISTRICT DIRECTOR'S REPORT (10 minutes)
    Response letter to May 20, 2004 SBCAG meeting.
     
PUBLIC HEARINGS
   
9. MEASURE D PROGRAM OF PROJECTS (10 minutes)
  Adopt a resolution approving the recommended Measure D Program of Projects for fiscal years 2004-2005 through 2008-2009.
   

ACTION ITEMS

 
10. JOBS/HOUSING INTERREGIONAL PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM (45 minutes)
  A. Review and comment on draft report summary and recommendations.
     
  B. Appoint a subcommittee to review implementation strategies recommended by Interregional Partnership Steering Committee.
     
11. FREEWAY SERVICE PATROL (20 minutes)
  A. Adopt position of support for AB 2498.
     
  B. Approve submittal of application for state Freeway Service Patrol grant program funding.
     
12. SOUTH COAST SUBREGIONAL PLANNING COMMITTEE (5 minutes)
  Appoint a North County board representative to the South Coast Subregional Planning Committee.
     
13. FY 2004-05 SBCAG BUDGET (10 minutes)
  A. Adopt a resolution approving the FY 2004-05 Comprehensive Budget for the Santa Barbara County Association of Governments.
     
  B. Adopt a resolution approving a salary increase of six salary ranges, representing a cost-of-living adjustment of approximately three percent to be effective June 21, 2004 and approve the revised SBCAG Position Classification Chart.
     

INFORMATION ITEMS

     
14. 101 IN MOTION (15 minutes)
  Receive status report on 101 in Motion project.
 
15. STATE LEGISLATION (15 minutes)
  A. Receive report on Governor's May Revise for FY 2004-05 Budget.
     
  B. Receive report on pending state legislation.
 
COMMITTEE REPORTS
   
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S REPORT
 
COMMUNICATIONS
1. Summerland Citizens Association Letter
   
2. Letter to Reauthorization Conferees
   
ADJOURN
   
The next Board meeting will be held on July 15, 2004, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Santa Maria.

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