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AGENDA

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS

Thursday, November 15, 2007

 8:30 a.m.

 Board of Supervisors Hearing Room
511 East Lakeside Parkway
Santa Maria, CA

 Print Version of Agenda

 

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, Fourth Floor, Santa Barbara, CA.  An alternate remote meeting site is being made available to members of the board and the public at the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, 101 8th Street, Third Floor, Oakland, 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 September 20, 2007 Board of Directors meeting.

   
6.   APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR (5 minutes)
  Approve by roll call vote on one motion:
   
  A.    ROADWAY FUNCTIONAL CLASSIFICATION
   

Adopt a resolution approving changes to roadway classification in the City of Buellton

   
  B. MEASURE D PROGRAM OF PROJECTS
    Approval submittal form for use by local agencies in their annual Measure D Program of Projects.
     
  C. SBCAG MEDICAL INSURANCE CONTRIBUTION
    Adopt a resolution establishing the SBCAG employer's medical insurance contribution of $450.00 per month, effective with the January 1, 2008 premium, under the Public Employees' Medical and Hospital Care Act.
     
  D. FLEXWORK SANTA BARBARA
    Authorize amendment to existing contact with Telecommuting Advantage Group., Inc., extending the term to August 31, 2008.
     
  E. REVISIONS TO FY TO 2007-08 TDA ALLOCATIONS
   

Adopt a resolution revising the FY 2007-08 Transportation Development Act (TDA) Local Transportation Fund (LTF) allocations for the City of Lompoc to provide for adjustments as requested during the current year.

     
  F. PROPOSITION 1B LOCAL STREET AND ROAD FUNDING
   

Receive information on the availability of Proposition 1B funding for local streets and roads.

     
  G. TRIENNIAL PERFORMANCE AUDITS
   

Approve Triennial Performance Audits for Easy Lift Transportation, Santa Maria Organization of Transportation Helpers (SMOOTH), City of Lompoc Transit, Santa Maria Area Transit, Santa Ynez Valley Transit, City of Guadalupe Transit, Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District, County Transit (Cuyama), and SBCAG and authorize submittal of audits to the State Controller.

     
  H. CLEAN AIR EXPRESS FARE INCREASE MEETINGS
   

Receive notice of public meetings on proposed fare increase for Clean Air Express bus  service.

     
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. CONSOLIDATED PUBLIC TRANSIT HUMAN SERVICES TRANSPORTATION PLAN (15 minutes)
  A. Conduct hearing to receive public comments on draft Transportation Connections Plan.
     
  B. Consider adoption of Transportation Connections, the Coordinated Public Transit Human Services Transportation Plan for Santa Barbara County.
   
9. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION PLAN (15 minutes)
  Conduct hearing to receive public comments on draft Public Participation Plan.
   

10.

HIGHWAY 101 MILPAS TO CABRILLO-HOT SPRINGS PROJECT: RIGHT OF WAY (10:00 a.m. - time certain 15 minutes)

  Adopt a resolution making a finding of public necessity for the acquisition of properties required for the construction of the Highway 101 Operational Improvements: Milpas to Cabrillo-Hot Springs Project (requires a two-thirds majority vote of the board -9 affirmative votes)
ACTION ITEMS
 
11. CLEAN AIR EXPRESS OPERATION CONTRACT (20 minutes)
  Authorize Executive Director to execute a service contract with AmericanStar Transportation, Inc. to operate the Clean Air Express transit service through June 30, 2009.
   
12. MEASURE D RENEWAL (30 minutes)
  A. Approve draft Measure D Renewal Investment Plan for public and agency review.
   
  B. Provide direction to staff on a public input process for the draft plan.
   
13 REGIONAL HOUSING NEEDS ALLOCATION (RHNA) (30 minutes)
  A. Receive report on meeting with Director of State Housing and Community Development Department and status of SBCAG RHNA appeal.
   
  B. Direct staff to proceed with development of RHNA allocation methodology, in a public forum, using TPAC as the Steering Committee
   
14 PROPOSITION 1B TRANSIT CAPITAL FUNDING (10 minutes)
  Approve transit capital projects for funding in FY 07/08 from Proposition 1b.
   
 

INFORMATIONAL ITEMS

   
15. STATE ROUTE 166 SAFETY TASK FORCE (15 minutes)
  Receive a report on the work of the State Route 166 Safety Task Force.
   
16 TRAFFIC SOLUTIONS ANNUAL REPORT (15 minutes)
  Receive annual report from SBCAG Traffic Solutions on FY06-07 accomplishments and expenditures, as well as goals for FY07-08.
   
17 SBMTD SOUTH COAST TRANSIT PRIORITIES PROJECT (10 minutes)
  Receive annual report from SBCAG on teh implementation status of the South Coast Transit Priorities project.
   
18 COMMITTEE REPORTS (5 minutes)
  A. Coast Rail Coordinating Council Meeting, September 21 - Mayor Alvarez
   
  B. LOSSAN Board Meeting, August 2007, Minutes attached.
   
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S REPORT (10 minutes)
 
CALTRANS DISTRICT DIRECTOR'S REPORT (10 minutes)
 
COMMUNICATIONS
California Regional Progress Report
 
ADJOURN
   
The next Board meeting will be held on Thursday, December 20, 2007, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Santa Barbara.

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