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AGENDA

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS

Thursday, April 17, 2008

 8:30 a.m.

 Board of Supervisors Hearing Room
105 East Anapamu Street
Santa Barbara, 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.  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.  The time shown on the agenda for the duration of agenda items are estimates.  The SBCAG board may consider items out of sequence at the discretion of the Chair.

 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
  A. Pending Litigation Santa Barbara County Coalition Against Automobile Subsidies v. SBCAG.
     
  B. Personnel Matter - Discussion with designated labor representative.
     
  C. Personnel Matter - Executive Director employment agreement.
     
4.   REPORT ON CLOSED SESSION
   
5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 

Approve minutes from March 20, 2008 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 2008-2009 SBCAG Overall Work Program and authorize submittal to state and federal agencies.
     
  B. CONGESTION MANAGEMENT PROGRAM
  1. Determine that the Cities of Santa Maria, Guadalupe, Solvang, Lompoc, Buellton, Santa Barbara, Goleta, and Carpinteria are conforming to the adopted Congestion Management Program pursuant to Section 65089.3 of the California Government Code.
     
  2. Determine that the County of Santa Barbara is not conforming to the adopted Congestion Management Program due to lack of required traffic count data. (County staff has stated that they will be collecting the required traffic counts at the end of this month.  Upon receipt of the required information, staff will return this item to the Board for approval).
     
  C. MEASURE A POLICY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEES
    Authorize chair to sign Certificates of Appreciation recognizing efforts of North County and South Coast Policy Development committee members to create the Measure A 2008 Investment Plan adopted by the SBCAG board on March 20.
     
  D. FREEWAY SERVICE PATROL CONTRACT
    Authorize Chair to amend existing contract with Bob Holzer Automotive, Inc. to include additional hours of Freeway Service Patrol operation for term of the current contract at an amount not to exceed $15,000.
     
  E. MEASURE A
    Receive draft Measure A ordinance.
     
  F. FY 07-08 YEAR-END BUDGET ADJUSTMENTS
    Amend the current adopted budget for FY 2007-08 by approving the recommended year-end budget adjustments.
     
  G. PROPOSITION 1B TRANSIT SECURITY GRANT PROGRAM
    SUPPLEMENTAL STAFF REPORT
    Approve Projects for the Fiscal Year 2007/08 Proposition 1B Transit Security Grant Program for Submittal to California Department of Homeland Security.
     
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 hearings scheduled.
ACTION ITEMS
   
8. UNMET TRANSIT NEEDS (30 minutes)
  Receive presentation and provide comments on the draft 2008 Transit Needs Assessment and findings of “unmet need” and “reasonable to meet.”
   
9. REGIONAL HOUSING NEEDS ALLOCATION (20 minutes)
  Consider approval of draft Regional Housing Needs Allocation Methodology and Plan and authorize release for public review.
   
10. SANTA BARBARA METROPOLITAN TRANSIT DISTRICT (SBMTD) VALLEY                EXPRESS SERVICE (20 minutes)
  Consider request by SBMTD for Regional Measure D funds to continue operation of Valley Express transit service and provide direction to staff.
   
 

INFORMATION ITEMS

   
11. US 101 MILPAS TO CABRILLO-HOT SPRINGS PROJECT (15 minutes)
  Receive a presentation on the Public Information Program for the project and the Curb Your Commute traffic mitigation program
   
12. COMMITTEE REPORTS (5 minutes)
  Appointment of members Hicks and Firestone to executive committee by Chair (Existing members of committee include members Armendariz, Bennett and Alvarez)
   
13. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S REPORT (10 minutes)
   
14. CALTRANS DISTRICT DIRECTOR'S REPORT (10 minutes)
15. COMMUNICATIONS
16. ADJOURN
  The next Board meeting will be held on Thursday, May 15, 2008, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Santa Maria.

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