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AGENDA

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS

Thursday, April 16, 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, April 18, 2009 at 5:00 P.M. and Monday, April 20, 2009 at 5:00 P.M.  

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

3.

RECESS TO CLOSED SESSION (20 minutes)

  Pending Litigation: People of the State of California v. 927 Indio Muerto
   
4. REPORT ON CLOSED SESSION
5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 

Approve minutes from the March 19, 2009 board of directors meeting.

   
6.   APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR (5 minutes)
   
  A.     UNMET TRANSIT NEEDS
   

Adopt by resolution 2009 Transit Needs Assessment and findings of unmet transit need and reasonable to meet.

     
B. CONGESTION MANAGEMENT PROGRAM
    Find that the County of Santa Barbara and 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.
     
  C. OVERALL WORK PROGRAM
    Adopt by resolution the Fiscal Year 2009-10 SBCAG Overall Work Program and authorize submittal to state and federal agencies.
     
  D. SAN LUIS OBISPO COMMUNITY 2050 PLAN
     Receive copy of the draft plan.
     
  E. FY 08-09 YEAR-END BUDGET ADJUSTMENTS
    Amend the current adopted budget for FY 2008-09 by approving the recommended year-end budget adjustments
     
  F. LOCAL VENDOR PROGRAM
    Approve SBCAG Local Vendor Program as revised.
     
  G. 101 OPERATIONAL IMPROVEMENTS COMMUNITY OUTREACH
   

Authorize the Chair to execute an amendment to the contract with Ayars & Associates for an amount not to exceed $153,037 to continue the public information and outreach program for the Highway 101 Milpas to Cabrillo/Hot Springs operational improvements project through the end of construction.

     
  H. FREEWAY SERVICE PATROL
   

Authorize the Chair to execute a contract with Bob Holzer Towing and Storage for FY 09/10 -11/12 at an annual cost of $227,537.

     
  I. MEASURE A STRATEGIC PLAN
    Authorize the Chair to execute a contract with Parsons Brinckerhoff for preparation of the Measure A Strategic Plan at a cost not to exceed $300,000.
     
  J. FTIP AMENDMENT NO. 6
   

Adopt FTIP amendment #6 to increase funding for projects in the Highway Bridge Program Lump Sum, add two new projects to the SHOPP Collision Reduction Program, modify funding for existing Santa Maria Area Transit FTA Section 5307 projects and program FTA Section 5307 to projects in the Lompoc, Santa Maria and Santa Barbara urbanized areas for FYs 09/10, 10/11 and 11/12.

     
  K. FEDERAL STIMULUS AND STATE PROP 1B TRANSIT CAPITAL FUNDING
    1. Receive an update of federal economic stimulus transit funding.
    2.

 Approve the exchange of stimulus and Proposition 1B Transit Capital funds between SMOOTH and SMAT.

    3.

 Approve submittal of applications to Caltrans for Proposition 1B transit capital population-based funding for 2008/09 Cycle 2.

     
  L. AIRPORT LAND USE PLAN CONSISTENCY REVIEW
    Determine the County of Santa Barbara, Santa Ynez Valley Community Plan is consistent with the Airport Land Use Plan for Santa Barbara County subject to specified conditions.
     
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. SOUTH COAST ITS IMPLEMENTATION PLAN (20 minutes)
  Approve South Coast ITS Implementation Plan with a prioritized list of projects for funding.
   
9. FEDERAL STIMULUS FUNDING FOR ROADWAYS (60 minutes)
  A. Approve a programming recommendation for additional federal economic stimulus funding available to the region.
  B. Adopt a resolution establishing project signage, certification and reporting requirements for local agency recipients of federal stimulus funds and delegating authority to the executive director to sign certifications on behalf of SBCAG.
   
10. CLEAN AIR EXPRESS FUNDING AND OPERATOR CONTRACT (15 minutes)
  A. Approve an allocation of $500,000 in regional Measure D funds to continue operating the Clean Air Express in FY 2009/10.
  B. Authorize the Executive Director to execute an amendment to the Clean Air Express operator contract with AmericanStar Transportation, Inc., to extend the contract term to June 30, 2010 and adjust the contract rate based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI) as specified in the contract.
     
 

INFORMATION ITEMS

   
13. COMMITTEE REPORTS
 
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, May 21, 2009, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Santa Maria.

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