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AGENDA

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS

Thursday, June 16, 2005

Please note delayed meeting time
9:30 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
Pending litigation: Pierce, Estrada and Our Children's Earth Foundation v. SBCAG
   
  Pending litigation: Santa Barbara Airbus v. SBCAG
   
4.   RECONVENE IN OPEN SESSION
   
5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 

Approve minutes from May 19, 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. PROPOSITION 4/111 APPROPRIATIONS LIMIT
    Adopt a resolution establishing the Appropriations Limit and selecting the annual adjustment factors for the 2005-06 fiscal year.
   
  B. PROFESSIONAL AUDITING SERVICES
    Authorize the Executive Director to amend the current contract agreement with Moreland & Associates, Inc. for professional auditing services pertaining to the fiscal year ending June 30, 2005 at a cost not to exceed $52,000.
     
  C. 2004 FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
    Adopt a resolution approving Amendment #10 to the 2004 Federal Transportation Improvement Program (FTIP), including Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Non-Urbanized Area Section 5311 Funding and FTA 5307 and Transportation Development Act (TDA) funding for FY 2005-06.
     
  D. MEASURE D ALLOCATIONS
    1. Adopt a resolution allocating an estimated $29,332,544 in Measure D revenues for the 2005-2006 fiscal year.
       
    2. Authorize the Executive Director to execute a contract with Easy Lift for the expenditure of $66,816 in Measure D Regional Paratransit funds for the 2005-2006 fiscal year.
     
  E. SERVICE AUTHORITY FOR FREEWAY EMERGENCIES (SAFE)
    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 $86,100.
     

PUBLIC HEARINGS

 
8. MEASURE D PROGRAM OF PROJECTS (15 minutes)
  Adopt a resolution approving the Measure D Program of Projects for fiscal years 2005-2006 through 2009-2010.
 
ACTION ITEMS
     
9. UNMET TRANSIT NEEDS (30 minutes)
  A. Receive information on local agency proposal for farmworker vanpool demonstration project.
     
  B. Adopt a resolution approving unmet transit needs findings and approve 2005 Transit Needs Assessment Report, as amended.
     
10. TRANSPORTATION DEVELOPMENT ACT ALLOCATIONS (5 minutes)
  Adopt a resolution allocating $14,180,000 in Local Transportation Funds to eligible claimants for FY 2005-2006.
   
11. GRAND JURY REPORT (10 minutes)
  Authorize submittal of letter responding to Santa Barbara County Grand Jury Report containing a finding and recommendation regarding regional transit services.
     
12. FY 2005-06 SBCAG BUDGET (10 minutes)
  A. Adopt a resolution approving the FY 2005-06 Comprehensive Budget for the Santa Barbara County Association of Governments.
     
  B. Adopt a resolution approving a salary increase of six salary ranges, representing a cost-of-living adjustment of approximately three percent to be effective June 20, 2005, and approve the revised SBCAG Position Classification Chart.
     
13. JOINT MEETING WITH SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS
 (10 minutes)
  Consider dates and possible agenda topics for a joint meeting with SLOCOG board of directors.

 

INFORMATION ITEMS

 
14. EASY LIFT TRANSPORTATION (15 minutes)
  Receive presentation on Easy Lift Transportation by Bob Westwick, Executive Director.
   
15. ROUTE 1 OPERATIONAL IMPROVEMENTS (20 minutes)
  Receive presentation and closeout report for the Measure D project - Route 1 Operational Improvements.
 
COMMITTEE REPORTS
   
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S REPORT
 
CALTRANS DISTRICT DIRECTOR'S REPORT
 
COMMUNICATIONS
ECP Survey Results
Newspaper Articles
Public Comment
   
ADJOURN
   
The next Board meeting will be held on July 21, 2005, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Santa Maria.

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