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AGENDA

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS

Thursday, December 15, 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 (5 minutes)
  Pending litigation: Pierce, Estrada and Our Children's Earth v. SBCAG.
   
4.   RECONVENE IN OPEN SESSION
   
5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 

Approve minutes from November 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.    COUNTYWIDE TRANSIT COMMITTEE
    Approve changes to Santa Barbara County Transit Advisory Committee (SBCTAC) By-laws and membership.
   
  B. REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION PLAN
    Authorize the Chair to execute an amendment to the agreement with Rincon and Associates to extend the contract deadline to September 1, 2006 and increase the budget in the amount of $2,590 to prepare the EIR on the RTP.
     
  C. FREEWAY SERVICE PATROL
    1. Authorize Chair to execute a one year contract with Bob Holzer Towing and Storage in an amount not to exceed $228,502.
       
    2. Adopt a resolution authorizing the Executive Director the authority to execute the FY 2005-06 Freeway Service Patrol funding agreement with Caltrans.
       
  D. MEETING CALENDAR FOR 2006
    1. Approve SBCAG Board of Directors regular meeting schedule for 2006.
       
    2. Schedule public hearings to receive testimony on the existence of unmet public transit needs for Thursday, January 19, 2006 in Santa Maria, and Thursday, February 16, 2006 in Santa Barbara.
       
  E. FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
    Approve Amendment #17 to the 2004 Federal Transportation Improvement Program (FTIP):
       
    1. Program $250,000 in State Parks and Recreation Grant Funding for the Santa Maria River Nature Trail in the City of Santa Maria.
       
    2.  Reprogram $263,000 in STP funds for the Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District from FY 2003/04 to FY 2005/06.
       
    3. Program $263,000 in state Freeway Service Patrol (FSP) and roadway call box funding to initiate operation along Highway 101 on the South Coast.
       
    4. Program $3,725,200 in new FTA Section 5307 operating funds matched with $6,414,000 in TDA funds for FY 2005/06 for the SBMTD.
       
  F. STATE TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
    Adopt a resolution approving State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) Amendment PPNO 1840, No. 05-1840 for the Cathedral Oaks/Hollister Avenue/Ellwood Overhead interchange reconstruction project.
     
  G. PROPOSITION 42 TRANSPORTATION FUNDING
    Authorize the Chair to sign a letter to the Governor requesting that Proposition 42 funds be allocated for transportation purposes in the FY 2006-07 state budget and future state budgets.
     

PUBLIC HEARINGS

     
8. UNMET TRANSIT NEEDS DEFINITIONS (20 minutes)
  Adopt a resolution approving recommended changes to definitions of "unmet transit need" and "reasonable to meet" as provided in Attachment 1.  (Changes to Definitions of "unmet transit need" and "reasonable to meet".
     

ACTION ITEMS

 
9. MEASURE D RENEWAL EXPENDITURE PLAN (90 minutes)
  Receive a report on expenditure plan development and proposed A + B option and provide direction.

 

10. 2006 STATE TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (30 minutes)
  Receive report on draft 2006 RTIP and provide direction to staff.
     
11. BOARD APPOINTMENT FOR 2006 (10 minutes)
  A. Elect a Chair and Vice-Chair for 2006.
     
     

INFORMATION ITEMS

     
12. 101 WIDENING PROJECT STUDY REPORT (30 minutes)
  Receive presentation on Project Study Report (PSR) being prepared by Caltrans for proposed widening of 101 south of Milpas.
 
COMMITTEE REPORTS (5 minutes)
Receive report from Mayor Hicks on CALCOG Delegates meeting held on November 30, 2005.
   
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S REPORT (5 minutes)
 
CALTRANS DISTRICT DIRECTOR'S REPORT (5 minutes)
 
COMMUNICATIONS
   
ADJOURN
   
The next Board meeting will be held on Thursday, January 19, 2006, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Santa Maria.

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