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AGENDA

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS

Thursday, April 21, 2005

 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 (30 minutes)

 

A.    Report on potential litigation.

   
  B.    Executive Director performance evaluation and employment agreement.
   

4.  

RECONVENE IN OPEN SESSION

   

5.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

Approve minutes from March 11, 2005 Board workshop and March 17, 2005 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.   

MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (CALTRANS) AND SBCAG

   

Adopt a resolution approving a Memorandum of Understanding on Comprehensive Federal Transportation Planning between SBCAG and California Department of Transportation (Caltrans). 

 

 

 

 

B.

FY 2005-06 OVERALL WORK PROGRAM

   

Adopt by resolution the Fiscal Year 2005-06 SBCAG Overall Work Program and authorize submittal to state and federal agencies.

     
 

C.

ROUTE 154 OPERATIONAL IMPROVEMENTS GROUP II

   

Authorize Chair to execute Amendment No. 2 to the contract with RFP Consulting for aerial surveying and topographic mapping services at a cost not-to-exceed $86,360.

     
 

D.

FTIP AMENDMENT NO. 7

    Adopt by resolution approving an FTIP amendment to:
    1. Implement the Board and CTC approved STIP amendment to fund the Evans Ave.\Ortega Hill Rd. intersection project, Hollister Avenue Rehabilitation project, City of Santa Barbara Sidewalk project, and Coast Route Bike Path Project with RSTP funds in place of STIP funds, reprogram the STIP funds to the Santa Maria Six Lane project and STIP-TE reserve.
     
   

2.

Add the 101 in Motion project federal appropriations funding to the 2004 FTIP.

PUBLIC HEARINGS
No public hearings scheduled.
 

ACTION ITEMS

 

8.

UNMET TRANSIT NEEDS (1 hour)

 

Adopt findings and consider approval of the 2005 Transit Needs Assessment Report.

 

 

9. FTIP AMENDMENT (20 minutes)
  Approve a resolution approving an FTIP amendment that would:
   
  A. Program FY 04/05 CMAQ apportionment and provide CMAQ obligational authority  to the North County Intercommunity Transit Service, Traffic Solutions and Santa Barbara's Pershing Park Multi-Purpose Pathway (Preliminary engineering only);
     
  B. Delete Lompoc's CMAQ bus project and program $354,000 in RSTP for a replacement project; and
     
  C. Replace  $175,000 in CMAQ funding for Santa Barbara's Pershing Park Multi-purpose Path project with STIP-TE funds.
     
10. CLEAN AIR EXPRESS OPERATOR CONTRACT (30 minutes)
  A. Approve written procurement selection procedures for the 2005 Clean Air Express Operator Request for Proposals (RFP) described in the staff report and RFP.
     
  B. Approve the 2005 RFP for release.
     

11.

US 101 OPERATIONAL IMPROVEMENTS:  MILPAS TO CABRILLO-HOT SPRINGS PROJECT (30 minutes)
   
  A. Receive progress report on 101 Operational Improvements - Milpas to Hot Springs/Cabrillo project.

 

   

 

B. Authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 1 to the contract with Moffatt & Nichol Engineers by $820,000 for final design, right of way acquisition, utility and railroad coordination services on the US 101/Milpas to Cabrillo-Hot Springs project.

 

   

 

C. Approve an appropriation increase of $300,000  to the LTA Capital Programs budget for FY 04/05.

 

   

12.

SAFE CALL BOX PROGRAM (15 minutes)
  Adopt a resolution approving procurement schedule for upgrading the SAFE highway call box system to digital service and ADA compatability using "TTY" specification.
     

INFORMATION ITEMS

 

   

13.

101 IN MOTION PROJECT (15 minutes)
  Receive report on status of 101 in Motion project.

 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S REPORT (10 minutes)

   

CALTRANS DISTRICT DIRECTOR'S REPORT (10 minutes)

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS

 

COMMUNICATIONS

A.

Letter from Lucetta Dunn, Director, State Department of Housing and Community Development rejecting SBCAG's request for reduction in Regional Housing Need Allocation (RHNA) based on revisions to the population forecast by the Department of Finance.

 

 

B. Letter from Chairman DeWees to Greyhound Chairman and CEO regarding planned elimination of intercity bus stops in Santa Barbara County.
   
C. Copies of local newspaper articles regarding transportation issues including Measure D reauthorization and 101 in Motion.
   

ADJOURN

   

The next Board meeting will be held on May 19, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Santa Maria.

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