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AGENDA

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS

Thursday, July 20, 2006

 8:30 AM

 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
  No items scheduled for closed session.
   
4.   RECONVENE IN OPEN SESSION
   
5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 

Approve minutes from June 15, 2006 board of directors meeting.

   
6.   APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR (5 minutes)
  Approve by roll call vote on one motion:
   
  A.    COAST DAYLIGHT TRAIN
    Adopt resolution of support for Coast Daylight Train.
       
  B. EX-OFFICIO MEMBER OF SUBREGIONAL PLANNING COMMITTEE
    Adopt an amendment to Resolution 03-32 providing for formation of subregional planning committees to allow appointment of an SBMTD board member to be appointed as an ex-officio member of the South Coast Subregional Planning Committee.
     
  C. 2006 TEAM BIKE CHALLENGE REPORT
    Receive report on the results from the 2006 Team Bike Challenge.
     
  D. COASTAL EXPRESS MOU AMENDMENT
    Authorize the Executive Director to sign amended MOU with Ventura County Transportation Commission for Coastal Express Transit Service to include a representative of the Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District as an ex-officio member of the Policy Committee.
     
  E. ROUTE 246 WIDENING PROJECT
    Direct staff to include a policy in the updated Regional Transportation Plan providing priority programming consideration for future STIP funding for the Route 246 widening project.
       
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 the agenda.  Comments shall be limited to fifteen minutes, divided among those desiring to speak, but no person shall speak longer than three minutes. 

   
PUBLIC HEARINGS
   
8. FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (10 minutes)
  Hold a public hearing and adopt the 2007 Federal Transportation Improvement Program.
 

ACTION ITEMS

   
9. PHASE 1 FLEXWORK SANTA BARBARA FINAL REPORT AND CASE STUDIES (30 minutes)
  A. Receive a presentation of the Phase 1 FlexWork Santa Barbara Telecommuting and Flexible Work Schedules Pilot Progarm.
     
  B. Present awards to UCSB, the County Sheriff's Department, Cottage Health System and the City of Santa Barbara for adopting comprehensive FlexWork programs during the Phase 1 Pilot Program.
   
10. 101 IN MOTION (30 minutes)
  A. Receive presentation on 101 in Motion final report including financing and implementation plans and short-term actions to implement consensus recommendations.
     
  B. Approve 101 in Motion Final Report.
     
  C. Authorize Chair to sign letters of appreciation to members of Stakeholder Advisory Committee for their assistance on this project and to Matt Dobberteen for serving as the facilitator of both the Stakeholder Advisory Committee and Technical Advisory Group.
     
11. FEDERAL LOCAL ASSISTANCE FUNDING (15 minutes)
   
  A. Authorize the Executive Director to execute a memorandum of understanding with the Sacramento Area Council of Governments to exchange $5.9 million in unobligated CMAQ apportionment for $2.95 million in STP apportionment and obligational authority in the 2007/08 and 2008/09 fiscal years.
     
  B. Adopt a position of support for SB 1587 (Lowenthal) which provides for a two-year phase out of federal Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality program funding.
     
  C. Authorize the Executive Director to execute a memorandum of understanding with the San Luis Obispo Council of Governments to exchange $75,000 in unobligated Regional Transportation Enhancement apportionment for $75,000 in SAFE call box funds.
     
12. MEASURE D STRATEGIC PLAN (30 minutes)
  A. Approve the 2006 Measure D Strategic Plan for completion of remaining regional projects.
     
  B. Authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 1 in the amount of $41,500 to the agreement with Municipal Capital Management, Inc. (MCM) to act as financial advisor to for the bond financing.
     
  C. Authorize the Chair to execute an agreement with Kutak Rock, LLP in the amount of $40,000 to provide bond counsel services for bond financing.
     
13. US 101 OPERATIONAL IMPROVEMENTS:  MILPAS TO CABRILLO-HOT SPRINGS(15 minutes)
  A. Receive a presentation and progress update on the project.
     
  B. Authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 2 to the contract with Moffatt & Nichol Engineers for additional work related to final design, right-of-way acquisition, and utility coordination and community relations at a cost of $375,000.
     
  C. Approve an increase in the allocation of Measure D regional funds in the amount of $7.80 million for right-of-way capital expenditures pursuant to the cooperative agreement executed in December 2004.
     

INFORMATION ITEMS

     
14. STATE INFRASTRUCTURE BOND PROPOSITIONS (20 MINUTES)
  Receive report on state infrastructure bond propositions on the November 2006 ballot and potential funding for projects in Santa Barbara County.
 
COMMITTEE REPORTS
A.

Report on CALCOG Regional Issues Forum and annual delegates meeting (Councilmember Hicks)

   
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S REPORT (10 minutes)
 
CALTRANS DISTRICT DIRECTOR'S REPORT (10 minutes)
 
COMMUNICATIONS
   
ADJOURN
   

The next Board meeting will be held on August 17, 2006 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Santa Barbara.

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