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AGENDA

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS

Thursday, April 19, 2007

 8:30 a.m.

 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. RECESS TO CLOSED SESSION
  No closed session items.
   
4.   REPORT ON CLOSED SESSION
   
5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 

Approve minutes from March 19, 2007 Board of Directors meeting.

   
6.   APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR (5 minutes)
  Approve by roll call vote on one motion:
   
  A.    OVERALL WORK PROGRAM
   

Adopt by resolution the Fiscal Year 2007-08 SBCAG Overall Work Program and authorize submittal to state and federal agencies.

     
  B. CONGESTION MANAGEMENT PROGRAM
    1. Adopt a determination, pursuant to Section 65089.3 of the California Government Code that the Cities of Santa Maria, Solvang, Lompoc, Buellton, Guadalupe, Santa Barbara, Goleta, Carpinteria, and the County of Santa Barbara are conforming to the adopted Congestion Management Program.
       
2.

Add the Route 192-Foothill Road intersection at San Ysidro Road to the CMP network of intersections.  This intersection is located in the unincorporated County area of Montecito.

       
  C. CALL BOX UPGRADE PROJECT COMPLETION REPORT
    Received the Project Report on the completion of the Santa Barbara County Call Box Upgrade Project.
     
  D. ROUTE 154 OPERATIONAL IMPROVEMENTS - GROUP II
    Authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 1 to the project development cooperative agreement with Caltrans to extend the termination date to June 20, 2010.
     
E. 2007 FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM AMENDMENT #5
   

Approve Amendment #5 to the FTIP to update funding, scopes or schedules for the Local Agency Highway Bridge and Seismic Safety Lump Sum, JARC, New Freedom and the Jalama Road Permanent Restoration Project.

     
  F. PUBLIC INFORMATION
    Approve a letter regarding recently approved state funding for 101 improvements and authorize distribution to local media.
     
  G. REVISIONS TO FY 2006-07 TDA ALLOCATIONS
    Adopt a resolution revising the FY 2006-07 Transportation Development Act (TDA) Local Transportation Fund (LTF) allocations for the City of Lompoc to provide for adjustments as requested during the current year.
     
  H. STATE LEGISLATION
1. Support AB 61 (Nava) which would expand the SBMTD board of directors to include representatives appointed by the cities of Goleta and Carpinteria.
2. Oppose AB 1337 (Nava) which would require that Caltrans employees perform construction management and engineering for all projects on the state highway system.
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 fifteen minutes, divided among those desiring to speak, but no person shall speak longer than three minutes. 

   
PUBLIC HEARINGS
No public hearing items.
 

ACTION ITEMS

 
8. UNMET TRANSIT NEEDS (45 minutes)
  Receive presentation and provide comments on the draft Transit Needs Assessment 2007 and findings of "unmet need" and "reasonable to meet".
   
9. REGIONAL GROWTH FORECAST (30 minutes)
  Receive presentation on 2007 Regional Growth Forecast and authorize staff to conduct public workshops on draft forecast.
     
10. CLEAN AIR EXPRESS TRANSITION (30 minutes)
  Receive update on North County Transit Plan recommendation to transition the operation of Clean Air Express from SBCAG to North County transit agencies.
     

INFORMATION ITEMS

     
11. SANTA MARIA AIRPORT (15 minutes)
  A. Receive presentation from Santa Maria Airport on update of Specific Plan.
 
  B. Discuss potential consistency issues between Specific Plan and Airport Land Use Plan.
 
COMMITTEE REPORTS
   
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S REPORT (10 minutes)
 
CALTRANS DISTRICT DIRECTOR'S REPORT (10 minutes)
 
COMMUNICATIONS
 
RECESS FOR LUNCH
 
RECONVENE FOR BOARD WORKSHOP AT 1:30 P.M. (Time Certain)
   
12. MEASURE D RENEWAL WORKSHOP (2 hours)
  A. Discuss key issues related to proposed Measure D renewal including:
 
   
  • Should SBCAG proceed with development of a renewal ballot measure for the November 2008 election?
   
  • Timeline for development of ballot measure.
   
  • Framework for expenditure plan.
   
  • Process for involving the public, stakeholders and opinion leaders in development of a plan.
  B. Hear public input on proposed Measure D renewal.
     
  C. Approve actions on key issues and provide direction to staff.
   
ADJOURN
   
The next regular SBCAG Board meeting will be held on Thursday, May 17, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Santa Maria.

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