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AGENDA

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS

Thursday, September 16, 2004

 8:30 a.m.

 Board of Supervisors Hearing Room
511 East Lakeside Parkway
Santa Maria, 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, 4th Floor, 105 East Anapamu Street, Santa Barbara, 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 August 19, 2004 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 (5 minutes)

 

Approve by roll call vote on one motion:

   
 

A.

    REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION PLAN

 

        1.    Approve contract in the amount of $49,670 with Rincon Consultants, Inc. to
               prepare 2005 Regional Transportation Plan Environmental Impact Report.

 

 

 

 

 

        2.    Authorize Executive Director to approve a contract amendment for an additional
               $2,720 as needed for assistance from Rincon in preparing the CEQA Findings
               and Statement of Overriding Consideration.

 

 

 

 

 

B.

    DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE PLAN

   

    Approve the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Plan for FY 2004-05.

     
 

C.

    ROUTE 101/ORTEGA HILL AUXILIARY LANE AND BIKEWAY PROJECT

        Authorize the Chair to execute a cooperative agreement with Caltrans to define roles,
    responsibilities and funding during the construction phase of the project.
     
  D.     HIGHWAY CALL BOX MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT
        Authorize the Chair to renew an agreement with Comarco Wireless Technologies for
    maintenance of highway call boxes for a one-year period in an amount not to exceed
    $80,000.
     

8.

CALTRANS DISTRICT DIRECTOR'S REPORT (10 minutes)

     
PUBLIC HEARINGS

 

9.

2004 FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM 10:00 a.m. time certain (15 minutes)

 

A.      Adopt a resolution approving the 2004 Interim Federal Transportation Improvement
         Program.

 

 

 

B.     Adopt a resolution approving the exempt project list from the 2001 Regional
         Transportation Plan as the 2004 Interim Regional Transportation Plan.

 
ACTION ITEMS

 

 

10. EASY LIFT TRANSPORTATION RESOLUTION OF COMMENDATION (15 minutes)
  A.     Receive presentation on South Coast paratransit services provided by Easy Lift
        Transportation.
     
  B.    Adopt a resolution of commendation for Easy Lift Transportation in recognition of 25
        years of service to South Coast communities.
   

11.

TRAVEL MODEL (20 minutes)

  A.     Approve application of travel model for use in air quality/conformity analysis and other
        regional travel analysis with continued refinements and adjustments to address local
        concerns.
     
  B.    Authorize submittal of travel model report to state and federal agencies.
     
12. 101 IN MOTION PROJECT (30 minutes)
  Review alternative packages developed by Stakeholder Advisory Committee and Technical Advisory Group and plans for public outreach.
   
13. CLEAN AIR EXPRESS OPERATOR CONTRACT COMMITTEE (10 minutes)
  Appoint Board members to serve on an adhoc committee to review the Clean Air Express Operator Request for Proposals and Operator Contract.
   

INFORMATION ITEMS

 
14.   BOARD WORKSHOP MEETING (10 minutes)
        Review and comment on draft agenda for September 29, 2004 special board workshop
        meeting.
 

COMMITTEE REPORTS

   

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S REPORT

 

COMMUNICATIONS

   

ADJOURN

   

The Board will hold a special workshop meeting on September 29, 2004 at 9:00 a.m. in Buellton.  The next regular board meeting will be held on October 21, 2004 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Santa Barbara.

 

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