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AGENDA

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS

Thursday, January 20, 2005

 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, Fourth 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
  Pending litigation: Pierce, Estrada and Our Children's Earth Foundation v. SBCAG.
   
4.   RECONVENE IN OPEN SESSION
   
5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 

Approve minutes from December 16, 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.    FTA SECTION 5311 PROGRAM OF PROJECTS
    Approve the Program of Projects for Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Non-Urbanized Area Transit Fund (Section 5311) in Santa Barbara County for FY 2004-2005.
   
  B. 2004 STIP AMENDMENTS
    Approve an amendment to the 2004 STIP to reprogram San Jose Creek Bikeway environmental funds in FY 05/06 to design in FY 06/07 and delay the Ekwill/Fowler Extension project right of way, design and construction funding by one fiscal year.
     
  C. PUBLIC INFORMATION REPORT
    Receive report on SBCAG public outreach activities during 2004.
     
  D. ROADWAY FUNCTIONAL CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM
    Adopt resolution approving the request of the City of Santa Maria to reclassify a number of roadway segments as specified in the staff report.
     
8. CALTRANS DISTRICT DIRECTOR'S REPORT (15 minutes)
   
9. RESOLUTION OF APPRECIATION (5 minutes)
  Adopt a resolution of appreciation for outgoing board member Smyser.

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS

 
10. METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION PLAN (10 minutes)
  Hold public hearing and consider approval of federal 2004 Metropolitan Transportation Plan.
     
11. FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (10 minutes)
  Hold public hearing and consider approval for 2004 Federal Transportation Improvement Program.
     
12. CONFLICT OF INTEREST CODE (5 minutes)
  Adopt SBCAG Conflict of Interest Code.
   
13. UNMET TRANSIT NEEDS (1.5 HOURS) 10:00 am Time Certain
  Conduct public hearing on unmet public transportation (transit) needs.
   

ACTION ITEMS

   
14. COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS (10 minutes)
  A. Appoint a delegate and alternate to the California Association of Councils of Governments (CALCOG).
     
  B. Appoint a delegate and alternate to the Coast Rail Coordinating Council and the Los Angeles-San Diego-San Luis Obispo Rail Corridor Agency (LOSSAN).
     
  C. Appoint members to subregional planning committees.
     
INFORMATION ITEMS
     
15. ROUTE 154 OPERATIONAL IMPROVEMENTS
  Receive a status report on Route 154 Operational Improvements.
 
COMMITTEE REPORTS
A. Report from Board Organization Committee
B. LOSSAN Board December Meeting Report
   
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S REPORT
 
COMMUNICATIONS
   
ADJOURN
   
The next Board meeting will be held on February 17, 2005, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Santa Barbara.

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