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AGENDA

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS

Thursday, February 19, 2009

 8:30 a.m.

 Board of Supervisors Hearing Room
105 East Anapamu Street, 4th Floor

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.

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, February 21, 2009 at 5:00 P.M. and Monday, February 23, 2009 at 5:00 P.M.  

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

3.

RECESS TO CLOSED SESSION

  A. Pending litigation: Sustainable Transportation Advocates vs. SBCAG.
   
  B. Personnel matter: Executive director employment agreement.
   
4. REPORT ON CLOSED SESSION
5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 

Approve minutes from January 15, 2009 board of directors meeting.

   
6.   APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR (5 minutes)
   
  A.    FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
   

Adopt amendment #3 to add projects recently awarded funding from the Federal Safe Routes to School, Federal Transit Administration 5310 Elderly and Disabled,              5316 Jobs Access and Reverse Commute, and 5317 New Freedom programs.

     
B. TRANSIT RESOURCE GUIDE
    Receive Transit Resource Guide for 2009 and authorize distribution to interested parties.
     
  C. SAFE CALL BOX PROGRAM MANAGEMENT
    Approve renewal of contract with MyTransitPlus, Inc. to provide private call answering center services for Santa Barbara County’s call box program through February 26, 2010 at an approximate annual cost of $8,000.
     
  D. FY 2009-2010 TDA/LTF APPORTIONMENTS
     Receive and file the estimated apportionments of Local Transportation Funds to local agencies for the 2009-2010 fiscal year.
     
  E. SBCAG PERSONNEL
    Vacate the TDM Transit Coordinator position and add one Transportation Planner position.
     
  F. MEASURE A AGREEMENT WITH THE STATE BOARD OF EQUALIZATION
    Adopt Resolution 09-02 authorizing the Executive Director to execute an Administrative Agreement with the State Board of Equalization for the collection of Measure A sales tax revenue effective April 1, 2010,
     
  G. FY 2007-2008 FINANCIAL REPORTS
   

Receive and file SBCAG’s audited Annual Financial Report and Single Audit Report for FY 2007-2008.

     
  H. MEASURE D PROGRAM MANAGEMENT
   

Authorize the Chair to execute a contract with MNS Engineers for right of way close out services on three Measure D-funded north county projects at a cost not-to- exceed $50,632.

     
  I. STATE TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM AMENDMENT
    Approve requests for amendments to the State Transportation Improvement Program for city of Goleta’s San Jose Creek Bikeway project and Ekwill Street\Fowler Road project and forward them to the California Transportation Commission for approval.
     
  J. FEDERAL ECONOMIC STIMULUS FUNDING
   

Authorize the Chairman to sign a letter of support to the United States Bureau of Indian Affairs on behalf of the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians for transportation improvement projects to be considered for Federal Economic Stimulus funds through the Indian Reservation Roads program.

     
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 101 MILPAS TO CABRILLO/HOT SPRINGS PROJECT (30 minutes)
  Authorize the Chair to execute an amendment to the construction cooperative agreement with Caltrans for the 101 Milpas to Cabrillo/Hot Springs project providing short term loans of SBCAG funding to avoid construction delays
 

 

9. MEASURE A IMPLEMENTATION (30 minutes)
 

Discuss the implementation of Measure A and authorize staff to release a Request for Proposals for assistance in preparing the Measure A Strategic Plan.

   
10. FEDERAL ECONOMIC STIMULUS PROGRAM (30 minutes)
  A. Receive briefing on proposed federal economic stimulus program and potential funding for infrastructure projects.
  B. Adopt amendment #4 to add anticipated federal stimulus funding to the FTIP in the amounts of $8.3 million for roadway capital projects and $8.9 million for transit capital projects.
  C. Adopt amendment #5 to program stimulus funding to roadway and capital projects in Santa Barbara County.
  D.

Reduce Santa Barbara County fiscal year 2009/10 Measure D local funds by $304,000 and increase local Measure D allocations to the Cities of Buellton, Guadalupe and Solvang by $100,000, $104,000 and $100,000 respectively in exchange for economic stimulus funds upon passage of the federal economic stimulus bill.

   
11. FY 2009-10 MEASURE D ESTIMATES (10 minutes)
  A. Receive and file the estimated apportionments of Measure D funds for allocation
to local agencies for the 2009-2010 fiscal year
 
  B. Request that the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors approve deferral of reimbursement for Measure A election costs to FY 2010-11 and waive interest charges.
   
 

INFORMATION ITEMS

   
12. SB-375 WORKSHOP (60 minutes)
  Receive a briefing on SB-375.
   
13. COMMITTEE REPORTS (5 minutes)
  Receive a summary of the LOSSAN Policy Board Meeting held in Los Angeles on February 11, 2009.
   
  Report on CALCOG Capitol Day held in Sacramento on February 11, 2009.
 
14. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT (10 minutes)
   
15. CALTRANS DISTRICT DIRECTOR’S REPORT (10 minutes)
   
16. COMMUNICATIONS
   
17. ADJOURN
  The next Board meeting will be held on Thursday, March 19, 2009, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Santa Maria.

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