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AGENDA

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS

Thursday, June 15, 2006

 8:30 AM

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

Approve minutes from May 18, 2006 Board of Directors meeting.

   
6.   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 2006-07 fiscal year.
       
  B. MEASURE D ALLOCATIONS
    1. Adopt a resolution allocating an estimated $32,002,256 in Measure D revenues for the 2006-2007 fiscal year.
       
    2. Authorize the Executive Director to execute a contract with Easy Lift for the expenditure of $72,955 in Measure D Regional Paratransit funds for the 2006-2007 fiscal year.
       
  C. AUDIT CONTRACT
    Approve contract with Moreland & Associates, Inc. for professional auditing services at a not-to-exceed cost of $49,500 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2006 with the option to renew for two additional fiscal years.
     
  D. 2004 FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM AMENDMENT
    Adopt a resolution approving 2004 FTIP Amendment No. 22 programming $7.543 million of RSTP funds for local road rehabilitation projects and $1.375 million in FTA Section 5307 funds for Santa Maria Area transit.
     
  E. FY 05-06 YEAR-END BUDGET ADJUSTMENTS
    Amend the current adopted budget for FY 2005-06 by approving the recommended year-end budget adjustments.
       
    1. Appropriation increase for additional diesel fuel costs anticipated to be in excess of original budget of approximately $17,000.
       
    2. Increase revenues to include funding received from a federal demonstration earmark for 101 In-Motion of approximately $300,000.
       
    3. Increase revenues to reflect increased ridership on the Clean Air Express bus service of approximately $105,000.
       
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. AIRPORT LAND USE PLAN - GENERAL PLAN REVIEW, CITY OF GOLETA COMPREHENSIVE PLAN (30 minutes)
  Adopt findings and conditions that determine the consistency of the City of Goleta Comprehensive Plan and accompanying DEIR with the Airport Land Use Plan.
   
9. MEASURE D PROGRAM OF PROJECTS (15 minutes)
  Adopt a resolution approving the Measure D Program of Projects for fiscal years 2006-2007 through 2009-2010.
 

ACTION ITEMS

   
10. UNMET TRANSIT NEEDS (30 minutes)
Adopt a resolution approving unmet transit needs findings and approve 2006 Transit Needs Assessment Report.
   
11. TRANSPORTATION DEVELOPMENT ACT ALLOCATIONS (5 minutes)
  A. Adopt a resolution allocating $15,530,000 in Local Transportation Funds to eligible claimaints for FY 2006-2007.
     
  B. Defer Allocation of State Transit Assistance Funds pending adoption of the State budget and issuance of final STAF estimate..
     
12. MEASURE D RENEWAL (30 minutes)
  A. Adopt Santa Barbara County Local Transportation Authority Ordinance No. 4: Measure D Renewal Ordinance (requires 9 affirmative votes)
     
  B. Adopt a resolution requesting that the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors call an election for voter approval of the Measure D Renewal Ordinance and place the measure on the November 7, 2006 ballot.
     
13. GRAND JURY REPORT (15 minutes)
  Authorize the chair to sign a letter responding to the findings and recommendations contained in the FY 2005-06 Santa Barbara County Civil Grand Jury report entitled "Measure D-Progress as Promised?"
   
14. FY 2005-06 SBCAG BUDGET (15 minutes)
  A. Adopt a resolution approving the FY 2006-07 Comprehensive Budget for the Santa Barbara County Association of Governments.
     
  B. Adopt a resolution approving a salary increase of eight salary ranges, representing a cost-of-living adjustment of approximately four percent to be effective June 19, 2006, and approve the revised SBCAG Position Classification Chart.
     
15. DRAFT 2007 FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (20 minutes)
  Receive a presentation on the draft 2007 FTIP and provide staff with comments (hearing and board adoption scheduled for July 20 meeting).
   
16. COASTAL EXPRESS POLICY STEERING COMMITTEE (5 minutes)
  Appoint two board members to serve as voting members of steering committee pursuant to adopted MOU with the Ventura County Transportation Commission.
   

INFORMATION ITEMS

 
17. COLD SPRINGS BRIDGE SUICIDE PREVENTION (15 minutes)
  Receive report from Department of Transportation (Caltrans) regarding suicide prevention efforts on Highway 154 at Cold Springs Bridge.
   
COMMITTEE REPORTS
Receive summary of LOSSAN May meeting Board actions.
   
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S REPORT (10 minutes)
 
CALTRANS DISTRICT DIRECTOR'S REPORT (10 minutes)
 
COMMUNICATIONS
   
ADJOURN
   
The next Board meeting will be held on July 20, 2006 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Santa Maria.

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