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AGENDA

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS

Thursday, Jun 21, 2007

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

Approve minutes from May 17, 2007 Board of Directors meeting.

   
6.   APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR (5 minutes)
  Approve by roll call vote on one motion:
   
  A.    MEASURE D FINANCIAL ADVISOR
   

Authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 1 to the contract with Municipal Capital Management, Inc. (MCM) for Measure D financial advisory services by an additional $20,000 and to extend the contract termination date to March 31, 2010.

   
  B. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SIGNATURE AUTHORITY
   

Adopt a resolution authorizing the Executive Director to sign Caltrans Master Agreements, program supplements, fund exchange agreements, fund transfer agreements, and amendments.

     
  C. FY 2007-08 SBCAG BUDGET
    Adopt a resolution approving the FY 2007-08 Comprehensive Budget for the Santa Barbara County Association of Governments.
     
  D. US 101 OPERATIONAL IMPROVEMENTS: MILPAS TO CABRILLO-HOT SPRINGS
    Authorize the Executive Director to execute real property purchase and temporary easement contracts for rights of way that are required to construct the project.
     
  E. ROUTE 154 OPERATIONAL IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT
1. Authorize the Chair to execute a construction cooperative agreement with Caltrans to define roles, responsibilities, funding, provision of materials and quality assurance.
2. Authorize the Chair to execute a Master Agreement with MNS Engineers at a cost not-to-exceed $725,000 for construction management services including inspection, materials testing and construction surveying and staking for the project.
F. TRANSPORTATION DEVELOPMENT ACT ALLOCATIONS
1. Adopt a resolution allocating $15,710,998 in Local Transportation Funds to eligible claimants for FY 2007-2008.
2. Defer allocation of State Transit Assistance Funds pending adoption of the State budget and issuance of final STAF estimate.
G. MEASURE D ALLOCATIONS
1. Adopt a resolution allocating an estimated $32,962,323 in Measure D revenues for the 2007-2008 fiscal year.
2. Authorize the Executive Director to execute a contract with Easy Lift for the expenditure of $74,696 in Measure D Regional Paratransit funds for the 2007-2008 fiscal year.
     
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
8. CLEAN AIR PLAN (10 minutes)
  Receive public comments and consider approval of Transportation Control Measures in APCD 2007 Draft Clean Air Plan.
   
9. REGIONAL GROWTH FORECAST (RGF) (30 minutes)
  A. Receive report on five public workshops held throughout the County on the draft RGF.
     
  B. Receive public comments on draft Regional Growth Forecast; 2005-2040.
     
10. MEASURE D PROGRAM OF PROJECTS (15 minutes)
  Adopt a resolution approving the Measure D Program of Projects for fiscal years 2007-2008 through 2009-2010.
     
ACTION ITEMS
     
11. CLEAN AIR EXPRESS INTERIM FUNDING PLAN (20 minutes)
  A. Approve interim plan for continued operation of the Clean Air Express to fund continued operation of the Clean Air Express commuter bus service through FY 2007-2008.
     
  B. Approve in concept $750,000 in regional Measure D funds for operation of the Clean Air Express.  If the board concurs with this recommendation, a Measure D expenditure plan amendment will be presented to the Board in July for approval (requires two-thirds majority vote of the board).
     
  C. Direct Executive Director to send funding request letters for individual local funding allocations of $185,600 from Lompoc, Santa Maria, and the County of Santa Barbara to cover the projected net capital and operating Clean Air Express funding shortfall through FY 2008-09.
     
12. 2006 STIP AUGMENTATION (10 minutes)
  Receive briefing on 2006 State Transportation Improvement Program Augmentation approved by the California Transportation Commission on June 7 and authorize the chair to sign a letter to the commission.
     

INFORMATION ITEMS

13. 2007 COMMUTER PROFILE SURVEY RESULTS (20 minutes)
  Receive presentation on 2007 Commuter Profile random telephone survey results conducted for SBCAG Traffic Solutions by Strategic Consulting and Research.
   
14. UCSB LONG RANGE DEVELOPMENT PLAN (30 minutes)
  Receive a presentation on UCSB's Long Range Development Plan by Gene Lucas, Executive Vice Chancellor and Marc Fisher, Associate Vice Chancellor of Campus Design and Facilities.
 
COMMITTEE REPORTS
1. North County and South Coast Subregional Planning Committee meetings.
   
2. LOSSAN Policy Committee Meeting.
   
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S REPORT (10 minutes)
 
CALTRANS DISTRICT DIRECTOR'S REPORT (10 minutes)
 
COMMUNICATIONS
   
ADJOURN
   
The next Board meeting will be held on Thursday, July 19, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Santa Maria.

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