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AGENDA

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS

Thursday, August 21, 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, 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.

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. 

TV COVERAGE: Santa Barbara County Association of Governments (SBCAG) Board of Directors meetings are televised live on County Santa Barbara Television (CSBTV) Channel 20 at 8:30 A.M. Rebroadcast of this SBCAG meeting will be on Saturday, June 21, 2008 at 5:00 P.M. and Monday, June 23, 2008 at 5:00 P.M.  

 

1.     CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL
   
2.    PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
   
3. RECESS TO CLOSED SESSION
  Pending litigation: Santa Barbara County Coalition Against Automobile Subsidies v. SBCAG.
   
  Pending litigation:   Sustainable Transportation Advocates of Santa Barbara v. SBCAG.
   
4.   REPORT ON CLOSED SESSION
   
5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 

Approve minutes from  July 17, 2008 Board of Directors meeting.

   
6.   APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR (5 minutes)
  Approve by roll call vote on one motion:
   
  A. REVISION TO FY 2008-09 TDA CLAIM
    Adopt resolution revising the FY 2008-09 Transportation Development Act (TDA) claim for the city of Lompoc to provide for Local Transportation Fund adjustments as requested.
     
  B. FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
    Adopt a resolution approving the 2009 Federal Transportation Improvement Program.
     
  C. FEDERAL GRANTS FOR SPECIALIZED TRANSIT FUNDING
    Approve the Federal Fiscal Year 2008 grant applications for Federal Elderly and Disabled Transportation (FTA 5310), Jobs Access Reverse Commute (FTA 5316), and New Freedom (FTA 5317) and regional scores and authorize their submittal to Caltrans.
     
  D. ROUTE 135/CLARK AVENUE (WEST) PARK AND RIDE LOT IMPROVEMENTS
    Approve an expenditure plan amendment allocating up to $48,000 in additional regional Measure D funds for lot improvements (Requires two-thirds majority approval or nine affirmative votes) and authorize the Executive Director to amend the cooperative agreement with Caltrans.
     
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. 

   
ACTION ITEMS
   
8. HIGHWAY 166 SAFETY TASK FORCE (15 minutes)
 

Receive status report on the Highway 166 Safety Task Force and authorize the executive director to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the California Highway Patrol (CHP) and the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) to purchase and deploy changeable message signs (CMS) as recommended by the Task Force.

   

PUBLIC HEARINGS

   
9. REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION PLAN (30 minutes)
  Hold public hearing to receive public comments on draft 2008 Regional Transportation Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Report.
 
10. REGIONAL HOUSING NEEDS ALLOCATION (45 minutes)
  Hold hearing to consider appeal on the adopted RHNA plan by the City of Santa Barbara and either:
     
  A. Deny the appeal and approve the findings supporting the denial and submit the final plan to the state Housing and Community Development Department, or
     
  B. Direct staff to revise the plan based on the appeal, draft new findings and the revised final plan for adoption by the board in September.
   
11.

COMMITTEE REPORTS (5 minutes)

   
12. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S REPORT (10 minutes)
   
13. CALTRANS DISTRICT DIRECTOR'S REPORT (10 minutes)
14. COMMUNICATIONS
15. ADJOURN
  The next Board meeting will be held on Thursday, September 18, 2008, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Santa Maria.

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