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AGENDA

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS

Thursday, March 16, 2006

 8:30 A.M.

 Board of Supervisors Hearing Room
511 E. 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, 105 E. Anapamu Street,  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 (15 minutes)
  Pending litigation: Pierce, Estrada and Our Children's Earth v. SBCAG.
   
4.   RECONVENE IN OPEN SESSION AND REPORT FROM CLOSED SESSION
   
5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 

Approve minutes from February 16, 2006 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.    REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION PLAN AND CLEAN AIR PLAN
    Approve contract with Dowling Associates Inc. for $16,735 for technical support services for 2007 Clean Air Plan and 2006 Regional Transportation Plan.
     
  B. REVISIONS TO FY 2005-06 TDA ALLOCATIONS
    Adopt a resolution revising the FY 2005-06 Transportation Development Act (TDA) Local Transportation Fund (LTF) allocations for the City of Lompoc to provide for adjustments as requested during the current year.
  C. FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM AMENDMENT NO. 19
    Adopt a resolution approving Amendment No.19 to the 2004 Federal Transportation Improvement Program (FTIP) to program a $250,000 State Parks and Recreation Grant, and other local and public funding for the Santa Maria River Nature Trail.
     
  D. FEDERAL TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION RESOLUTION
    Adopt a resolution authorizing the Executive Director to execute and file the annual certification and assurances with FTA on behalf of SBCAG.
     
E. STATE TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
    Approve an amendment to the State Transportation Improvement Program to reprogram environmental and design funding on the Las Positas/Cliff Drive (Route 225) to 2007/08 and construction funding to 2008/09.
     
PUBLIC HEARINGS
No hearings scheduled.
   

ACTION ITEMS

   
8. CLEAN AIR EXPRESS MEASURE D EXPENDITURE PLAN AMENDMENT (20 minutes)
  Approve an amendment to the Measure D expenditure plan allocating $500,000 of Regional Measure D funds to be used for the Clean Air Express capital and operating budget shortfall.  (Approval requires 9 affirmative votes.)
 
9. ROUTE 154 OPERATIONAL IMPROVEMENTS (15 minutes)
  A. Authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 3 to the agreement with RBF Consulting for environmental services at a not-to-exceed cost of $222,964 and extend the termination date of the agreement through December 31, 2006.
     
  B. Authorize the Chair to execute a new master agreement for final design services and design support during construction with RBF Consulting at a cost not-to-exceed $1,084,919.
     

INFORMATION ITEMS

     
10. OVERALL WORK PROGRAM (30 minutes)
  A. Review and comment on draft FY 2006-2007 Overall Work Program.
     
  B. Discuss and provide direction to staff on development of Regional Blueprint Plan.
     
11. 2006 STATE TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (15 minutes)
  Receive report on status of development of 2006 STIP.
 
12. SBCAG EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE (5 minutes)
  Notice of Chair's appointment of members to executive committee.
 
COMMITTEE REPORTS
Receive report on LOSSAN policy board actions for February 2006.
 
CALTRANS DISTRICT DIRECTOR'S REPORT (10 minutes)
 
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S REPORT (10 minutes)
 
COMMUNICATIONS
   
ADJOURN
   
The next Board meeting of the SBCAG board will be a special workshop meeting on April 5, 2006 at the Rancho Marriot Hotel in Buellton from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The next regular Board meeting will be held on April 20, from 8:30 to 12:00 p.m. in Santa Barbara.

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