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AGENDA

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS

Thursday, May 21, 2009

 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, May 23, 2009 at 5:00 P.M. and Monday, May 25 , 2009 at 5:00 P.M.           

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

3.

RECESS TO CLOSED SESSION

  Discussion with counsel on pending litigation:
     
  A. People of the State of California v. 927 Indio Muerto.
     
  B. Sustainable Transportation Advocates of Santa Barbara County v. SBCAG (2 cases).
   
4. REPORT ON CLOSED SESSION
5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 

Approve minutes from the April 16, 2009 board of directors meeting.

   
6.   APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR (5 minutes)
   
  A.    FTIP AMENDMENT FOR ROAD STIMULUS FUNDS
    1. Adopt FTIP amendment #8 to program additional federal stimulus funding in the amount of $11.68 million for roadway projects in Santa Barbara County.
       
    2. Approve the exchange of City of Santa Maria’s LSTP funding in the amount of $121,826 with the City of Buellton for economic stimulus funds in the same amount.
       
    3. Approve the exchange of City of Santa Maria’s fiscal year 2009/10 Measure D local funds in the amount of $169,545 with the City of Guadalupe for economic stimulus funds in the same amount.
     
B. ROUTE 154 GROUP II OPERATIONAL IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT
    Authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 1 to the contract with MNS Engineers for the Route 154 Group II Operational Improvements project to increase the contract budget by $75,000 and extend the contract term to June 30, 2010. (requires two-thirds vote)
     
  C. FEDERAL ADVOCACY
    Authorize release of Request for Proposals for federal advocacy services.
     
  D. PROPOSITION 4/111 APPROPRIATIONS LIMIT
    Adopt a resolution establishing the Appropriations Limit and selecting the annual adjustment factors for the 2009-10 fiscal year.
     
  E. MEASURE A ADMINISTRATIVE ORDINANCE
    Receive an update on potential changes that could be made to update Local Transportation Authority Ordinance No. 3 prescribing administrative rules and regulations.
   
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 hearings scheduled

 
ACTION ITEMS
   
8. CLEAN AIR EXPRESS (15 minutes)
  Authorize the chair to execute an agreement to assign existing Clean Air Express contract to the City of Lompoc.
   
9.

VALLEY EXPRESS (20 minutes)

  A. Receive report from SBMTD on the performance of the Valley Express transit service and approve MTD’s request to use unexpended Measure D funds for operation of service in FY 2009-10.
     
  B. Authorize the Executive Director to negotiate and sign a revised Memorandum of Understanding with SBMTD to operate the Valley Express through June 30, 2010.
   
10. MEASURE A STRATEGIC PLAN (15 minutes)
  Receive a summary of the presentation made to the SBCAG Subregional Committees on the initiation of the Measure A Strategic Plan development process. 
   
11. MEASURE A CITIZENS OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE (20 minutes)
  Review the requirements of the Measure A ordinance for the formation of a citizen’s oversight committee and provide direction to staff on the formation of the committee.
   
12. FY 2009-10 SBCAG BUDGET (15 minutes)
  Receive presentation and provide direction on draft FY 2009-10 SBCAG budget which will be considered for adoption at June 18, 2009 board meeting.
   
INFORMATION ITEMS
   
13. CONGESTION MANAGEMENT PROGRAM (15 minutes)
  Receive presentation and provide comments on Draft 2009 Congestion Management Program.
   
14. COMMITTEE REPORTS
 

Receive a summary of the LOSSAN Rail Corridor Agency Policy Board Meeting held in Los Angeles on April 29, 2009.

   
  April 30-May 1 CALCOG Regional Issues Forum.
   
15. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT (10 minutes)
   
16. CALTRANS DISTRICT DIRECTOR’S REPORT (10 minutes)
   
17. COMMUNICATIONS
   
18. ADJOURN
  The next Board meeting will be held on Thursday, June 18, 2009, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Santa Barbara.

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