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AGENDA

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS

Thursday, October 19, 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 (30 minutes)
  Personnel Matter:  Executive Director Employment Contract.
   
4.   REPORT ON CLOSED SESSION
   
5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 

Approve minutes from September 6, 2006 and September 21, 2006 Board of Directors meetings.

   
6.   APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR (5 minutes)
  Approve by roll call vote on one motion:
   
  A.    2007 FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM AMENDMENT NO. 1
    Adopt a resolution amending the 2007 Federal Transportation Improvement Program (FTIP) to program FTA Section 5307 Transportation Development Act (TDA) as local matching funds to projects in the Lompoc, Santa Maria and Santa Barbara urbanized areas for FYs 06/07, 07/08 and 08/09.
   
  B. COMMUTER PROFILE SURVEY
    Authorize the chair to execute an agreement with Strategic Consulting and Research (SCR) to complete a commuter profile survey at a cost not to exceed $80,330 of which $60,000 will be funded by SBCAG.
     
  C. STATE TRANSIT ASSISTANCE (STA) FUND ALLOCATIONS
    Adopt a resolution allocating $4,531,015 in State Transit Assistance (STA) funds to local claimants for Fiscal Year 2006-2007.
     
  D. SBCAG MEDICAL INSURANCE CONTRIBUTION
    Adopt a resolution establishing the SBCAG employer's medical insurance contribution of $410.00 per month, effective with the January 1, 2007 premium, under the Public Employees' Medical and Hospital Care Act.
     
  E. CLEAN AIR EXPRESS LETTER OF AGREEMENT
Authorize Executive Director to approve a Letter of Agreement with MTD regarding fueling, vehicle and facility inspections, and external bus advertising on Clean Air Express buses.
     
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.
   
ACTION ITEMS
   
8. NORTH SANTA BARBARA COUNTY TRANSIT PLAN (30 minutes)
  Adopt the North Santa Barbara County Transit Plan.
     
9. STATE TRANSPORTATION PROPOSITIONS 1A AND 1B (20 minutes)
  A. Receive A report on transportation related measures on November 7, 2006 state ballot and consider adoption of a position of support for state Propositions 1A and 1B.
     
  B. Authorize staff to prepare applications for the 101/Santa Barbara to Ventura Widening and 101/Santa Maria River Bridge 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 and direct staff to return for board approval of project applications at a future meeting.
     
10. REGIONAL GROWTH BLUEPRINT PLANS (20 minutes)
  A. Authorize chair to sign letter of support for SLOCOG grant application for state partnership planning grant to include Santa Maria Valley in San Luis Obispo's Regional Vision 2050 planning area.
     
  B. Receive report on state regional growth blueprint planning grant program and provide direction to staff regarding possible participation in program by SBCAG.
     
11. TRAFFIC SOLUTIONS FY 05-06 ANNUAL REPORT (30 minutes) (presentation)
  A. Receive a status report on the activities and performance of the Traffic Solutions program during FY 2005-06.
     
  B. Adopt a resolution amending the 2007 FTIP to program $1.9 million in CMAQ phase-out funding to the Traffic Solutions Program to provide operational funding from FY 2006/07  FY 2009/10.
     

INFORMATION ITEMS

     
12. SBMTD STATUS REPORT (15 minutes)
 

Receive report from Santa Barbara Metropolitan District on CMAQ-funded Valley Express transit service and MTD's service enhancement plans.

 
COMMITTEE REPORTS
   
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S REPORT (10 minutes)
 
CALTRANS DISTRICT DIRECTOR'S REPORT
 
COMMUNICATIONS
   
ADJOURN
   
The next Board meeting will be held on November 16, 2006 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Santa Maria.

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