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AGENDA

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS

Thursday, January 19, 2006

 10:00 a.m.
Note meeting time change

 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, 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. 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. 

PUBLIC HEARINGS
4. UNMET TRANSIT NEEDS (1 hour) 10:00 AM Time Certain
  Conduct public hearing on unmet public transportation (transit) needs.
   
5. 2006 REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (45 minutes)
  A. Hold a hearing and consider adoption of the 2006 Regional Transportation Improvement Program for submittal to the California Transportation Commission.
     
  B. Adopt a programming policy to fund deleted STIP local road rehabilitation projects with RSTP as a first priority and direct SBCAG staff to return with a RSTP programming recommendation for Board consideration.
     

CLOSED SESSION

   
6. CLOSED SESSION ON PENDING LITIGATION (20 minutes)
  Pierce, Estrada and Our Children's Earth v. SBCAG
   
7. RECONVENE IN OPEN SESSION AND REPORT FROM CLOSED SESSION (5 minutes)
   

ACTION ITEM

 

8. MEASURE D RENEWAL (2 hours)
  A. Receive report on a poll taken in December to test the feasibility of the A + B ballot measure concept.
     
  B. Receive a report from consulting team on options identified by SBCAG Executive Committee and provide direction on recommendation from Tramutola to continue devleloping an A+B expenditure plan for the November 2006 election.
     
  C. Authorize staff and consultants to initiate a public input process including conducting public workshops and making presentations to interest groups, city councils, and the board of supervisors, and direct staff to return to the Board in April with recommendations for modifying the A+B option to maximize voter and policy maker support.
     
9. 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 (Change to Definitions of "unmet transit need" and "reasonable to meet".
   
10. 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 Diegp-San Luis Obispo Rail Corridor Agency (LOSSAN).
     
  C. Appoint member to serve as SBCAG representative on the Coastal Express Policy Steering Committee.
     
  D. Chair's appointment of members to the subregional planning committees.
     
  E. Chair's appointment of members to SBCAG executive committee.
   
11. APPROVAL OF MINUTES (5 minutes)
  Approve minutes from December 15, 2005 Board of Directors meeting.
   
12.   APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR (5 minutes)
  Approve by roll call vote on one motion:
  A.    AMTRAK PACIFIC SURFLINER
    Receive summary on ridership by station for Amtrak's Pacific Surfliner Service.
   
  B. FREEWAY SERVICE PATROL MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING
    Approve Freeway Service Patrol Memorandum of Understanding with the California Department of Transportation and the California Highway Patrol.
     
  C. COUNTYWIDE TRANSIT COMMITTEE
   

Approve changes to Santa Barbara County Transit Advisory Committee (SBCTAC) By-laws and membership.

     
  D. 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 2005-2006.
     
  E. MEASURE D PROGRAM OF PROJECTS AMENDMENT
    Approve the City of Guadalupe's FY 2005-06 Measure D Program of Projects Amendment to purchase a replacement bus for the Gaudalupe Flyer.
     

INFORMATION ITEMS

     
COMMITTEE REPORTS (5 minutes)
Receive report of December 7, 2005 LOSSAN Policy Board Meeting.
 
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S REPORT (10 minutes)
 
CALTRANS DISTRICT DIRECTOR'S REPORT (10 minutes)
 
COMMUNICATIONS
   
ADJOURN
   
The next Board meeting will be held on February 16, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Santa Barbara.

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