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AGENDA

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS

Thursday, August 18, 2005

 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
  A. Pending litigation:  Pierce, Estrada and Our Children's Earth Foundation vs. SBCAG.
     
  B. Pending litigation:  Santa Barbara Airbus vs. SBCAG
   
4.   RECONVENE IN OPEN SESSION
   
5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 

Approve minutes from July 21, 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.    PROFILE OF OLDER ADULTS
    Authorize release of informational Profile of Older Adults in Santa Barbara County.
   
  B. NORTH COUNTY TRANSIT PLAN
    Authorize release of Request for Proposal for Northern Santa Barbara County Transit Plan.
     
  C. FY 2004-05 TRANSPORTATION DEVELOPMENT ACT (TDA) LOCAL TRANSPORTATION FUND (LTF) YEAR-END BALANCE ALLOCATIONS
    Adopt a resolution allocating the Local Transportation Fund FY 2004-05 year-end balance of $373,434.
     
  D. 2004 FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
    Adopt a resolution approving Amendment #13 to the 2004 Federal Transportation Improvement Program (FTIP)
     
  E. STATE TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
Approve a STIP amendment request revising the scope of the City of Solvang's local road rehabilitation project programmed in the State Transportation Improvement Program for FY 2005-06.
     
PUBLIC HEARINGS
No public hearings scheduled.
 

ACTION ITEMS

 
8. HIGHWAY CALLBOX UPGRADE PROJECT (10 minutes)
  A. Authorize the award of the contract to implement and construct the Call Box Upgrade Project to Comarco Wireless Technologies, the lowest responsible bidder, in the amount of $1,230,427.44.
     
  B. Authorize the Chair to execute a contract with Comarco Wireless Technologies, subject to the provision of required documents and certifications set forth in the contract documents and as required by law, in the amount of $1,230,427.44. (See Attachment A.)
     
  C. Authorize the Executive Director to approve contract change orders as necessary up to $105,000.
     
  D. Authorize the Chair to approve Amendment No. 1 to the contract with MNS Engineers to extend the termination date to June 30, 2006 and to increase the contract budget for inspection services by $2,000. 
     

INFORMATION ITEMS

     
9. FREEWAY SERVICE PATROL (30 minutes)
  Review draft Request for Proposal (RFP)  and draft performance measures for a Freeway Service Patrol pilot program.
 
10. TRAFFIC SOLUTIONS FY 04-05 ANNUAL REPORT (25 minutes)
  Receive presentation on the Traffic Solutions FY 04-05 Annual Report.
     
11. THE BREEZE INTERCOMMUNITY TRANSIT SERVICE (5 minutes)
  Receive update on the Breeze intercommunity bus services, operating between Lompoc and Santa Maria.
     
12. TEA 21 REAUTHORIZATION (15 minutes)
  Receive report on the Safe, Accountable, Efficient Transportation Equity Act:  A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) reauthorizing federal transportation funding programs for FY 2004-05 to 2008-09.
 
COMMITTEE REPORTS (5 minutes)
Report by Mayor Hicks on Western Councils of Governments Conference held August 10th to 12th.
   
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S REPORT (5 minutes)
 
CALTRANS DISTRICT DIRECTOR'S REPORT (10 minutes)
 
COMMUNICATIONS
   
RECESS (10 minutes)
 

BOARD WORKSHOP

 

The SBCAG board will reconvene in the Board of Supervisors conference room at approximately 10:30 a.m. for a workshop session to discuss status of Measure D renewal.  The meeting is expected to adjourn by 12:30 p.m.

 
The next Board meeting will be held on September 15, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Santa Maria.

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