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AGENDA

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS

Thursday, December 21, 2006

 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
  No items scheduled for closed session.
   
4.   REPORT ON CLOSED SESSION
   
5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 

Approve minutes from November 16, 2006 Board of Directors meeting.

   
6.   APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR (5 minutes)
  Approve by roll call vote on one motion:
   
  A.    TRANSPORTATION DEVELOPMENT ACT (TDA) PERFORMANCE AUDITS
    Authorize release of Request for Proposal for triennial TDA performance audits.
   
  B. STATISTICAL AGREEMENT
    Authorize Executive Director to sign Joint Statistical Agreement with the California Department of Finance for sharing of census and other data.
     
  C. TRAVEL MODEL UPDATE
    Authorize the chair to approve Amendment No. 3 to the agreement with Caliper Corporation for additional training at a cost not to exceed $1,715.
     
  D. BOARD MEETING SCHEDULE FOR 2007
    Approve SBCAG Board of Directors regular meeting schedule for 2007.
     
  E. FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
    Adopt a resolution amending the 2007 Federal Transportation Improvement Program to add a median barrier safety project to the SHOPP Collision Reduction Lump Sum Program near Buellton, on Highway 101, from 1.9 miles of Route 1 to 3 miles south of Route 246 and program $97,170 in Regional Surface Transportation Program funds to the Highway 101 Los Carneros Interchange Landscaping Project as a non-federal match in FY 06/07.
     
  F. RESOLUTION TO IMPLEMENT PROVISIONS OF INTERNAL REVENUE CODE SECTION 41 (h)(2)
    Adopt a resolution to implement code provisions that will allow SBCAG employee retirement contributions to be made on a pre-tax basis.
     
  G. RIDESHARE SOFTWARE CONTRACT
    Authorize the Chair to execute a three year contract with Ecology and Environment, Inc. to develop a web based Rideshare Matchlist and TDM Management Service at a cost not to exceed $53,450 for initial software development and $9,500 per year for three years for the annual maintenance and hosting fees.
     
7. 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 this agenda.  Comments shall be limited to fifteen minutes, divided among those desiring to speak, but no person shall speak longer than three minutes.
   
8. RESOLUTIONS OF APPRECIATION (15 minutes)
  Adopt resolutions of appreciation for outgoing board members Jordan, Rose and Mariscal.
   
PUBLIC HEARINGS
   
9. UNMET TRANSIT NEEDS (20 minutes)
  A. Receive summary of unmet transit needs outreach process for 2007 and set public hearing on unmet transit needs for January 18, 2007 10:00 AM time certain in Santa Maria. 
     
  B. Hold public hearing and consider approval of changes to unmet transit needs Reasonable to Meet criteria as recommended by the Santa Barbara County Transit Advisory Committee.
     

ACTION ITEMS

   
10. PROPOSITION 1B CORRIDOR MOBILITY IMPROVEMENT ACCOUNT PROJECT APPLICATIONS (20 minutes)
 

Approve submittal of applications to the California Transportation Commission for the 101/Santa Barbara to Ventura Widening and 101/Santa Maria River Bridge Widening projects for Proposition 1B Corridor Mobility Improvement Account program funding in cooperation with Caltrans, Ventura County Transportation Commission and San Luis Obispo Council of Governments.

   
11. AIRPORT LAND USE COMMISSION - ORCUTT AQUACENTER PROJECT
 (30 minutes)
  A. Review proposed Orcutt Aquacenter project and discuss consistency issues between project and Airport Land Use Plan (ALUP) for Santa Barbara County.
     
  B. Continue item to January 18, 2007 SBCAG meeting in Santa Maria to make findings on the consistency of the project with the ALUP.
     
12. FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (10 minutes)
  A. Adopt a resolution to:
       
    1. Amend the 2007 Federal Transportation Improvement Program to program $2,979,496 in federal Regional Surface Transportation Program funds to the City of Santa Maria's Union Valley Parkway Project in FY 08/09, and back out a like amount of state Regional Surface Transportation Program funds from the project for programming to local road rehabilitation projects in FY 06/07.
       
    2. Program $109,860 in unprogrammed state Regional Surface Transportation Program funds to local road rehabilitation projects in FY 06/07.
       
  B. Amend the MOU with the Sacramento Area Council of Governments to receive $2,979,496 in federal Regional Surface Transportation Program funds in FY 08/09.
       
  C. Authorize the Executive Director to negotiate/execute an MOU with the city of Santa Maria memorializing the exchange of federal for state Regional Surface Transportation Program funds on the Union Valley Parkway Project.
     
13. ELECTION OF OFFICERS (5 minutes)
  Elect Board Chair and Vice-Chair for 2007.
   
INFORMATION ITEMS
   
  No information items scheduled.
   
COMMITTEE REPORTS
 
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S REPORT (10 minutes)
 
CALTRANS DISTRICT DIRECTOR'S REPORT (10 minutes)
 
COMMUNICATIONS
   
ADJOURN
   
The next Board meeting will be held on January 18, 2007 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Santa Maria.

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