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AGENDA

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS

Thursday, July 17, 2008

 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.  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, July 19 2008 at 5:00 P.M. and Monday, July 21, 2008 at 5:00 P.M.  

1.     CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL
   
2.    PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
   

3.

RECESS TO CLOSED SESSION (15 minutes)

  Pending litigation:   Sustainable Transportation Advocates of Santa Barbara v. SBCAG
  Pending litigation:   Santa Barbara County Coalition Against Automobile Subsidies v. SBCAG
   
4. REPORT ON CLOSED SESSION
5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 

Approve minutes from June 19, 2008 Board of Directors meeting.

   
4.   APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR (5 minutes)
   
  A.    REGIONAL BLUEPRINT PLANNING PILOT STUDY
   

Authorize the executive director to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the San Luis Obispo Council of Governments for the Regional Blueprint Planning Pilot Study.

     
B. FLEXWORK SANTA BARBARA CONTRACT AMENDMENT
    Authorize amendment to existing contract with Telecommuting Advantage Group, Inc., extending the term to August 31, 2009 and increasing the contract budget by $30,000 as part of the Hwy 101 Milpas to Hot Springs Curb Your Commute traffic mitigation program.
     
  C. FEDERAL TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION FUNDING
    Receive an update on the call for projects for the FTA 5310, 5316 and 5317 programs.
     
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. 2009 FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM 10:00 AM Time Certain (10 minutes)
  Approve 2009 Federal Transportation Improvement Program for submittal to Caltrans, the Federal Highway Administration and the Federal Transit Administration.
   
ACTION ITEMS
   
9. REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION PLAN (RTP) (30 minutes)
  Receive report on Draft 2008 RTP and accompanying Draft Environmental Impact Report and authorize release for public comment.
   
INFORMATION ITEMS
   
10. SOUTH COAST HIGHWAY 101 WIDENING: PHASE 2 (15 minutes)
  Receive a status report from Caltrans District 7 (Los Angeles) on the widening of Highway 101 from Mussel Shoals Ventura County to Carpinteria.
     
11. HIGHWAY IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS (15 minutes)
  Receive status report on highway improvement projects under development including Route 246 passing lanes, 101/Union Valley Parkway interchange and 101/Santa Maria River Bridge.
   
12. COMMITTEE REPORTS
   
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, June 19, 2008, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Santa Barbara.

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