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AGENDA

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS

Thursday, June 18, 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, June 20, 2009 at 5:00 P.M. and Monday, June 22, 2009 at 5:00 P.M.  

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

3.

RECESS TO CLOSED SESSION

  No closed session items.
   
4. REPORT ON CLOSED SESSION
5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 

Approve minutes from the May 21, 2009 board of directors meeting.

   
6.   APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR (5 minutes)
   
  A.     MEASURE D ALLOCATIONS
  1. Adopt a resolution allocating an estimated $30,654,542 in Measure D revenues for the 2009-2010 fiscal year.
     
  2. Authorize the Executive Director to execute a contract with Easy Lift for the expenditure of $139,174 in Measure D Regional Paratransit funds for the 2009-2010 fiscal year.
     
B. MEASURE D PROGRAM OF PROJECTS
    Approve the recommended Measure D Program of Projects for fiscal year 2009-2010.
     
  C. TRANSPORTATION DEVELOPMENT ACT ALLOCATIONS
    Adopt a resolution allocating $13,384,618 in Local Transportation Funds to eligible claimants for FY 2009-2010.
     
  D. STATE TRANSIT ASSISTANCE (STA) FUND ALLOCATIONS
    Adopt a resolution allocating $ 1,602,399 in State Transit Assistance (STA) funds to local claimants for Fiscal Year 2008-2009.
     
  E. FY 2009-10 SBCAG BUDGET
    Adopt a resolution approving the FY 2009-10 SBCAG Comprehensive Budget and approving an updated SBCAG Position Classification Chart which includes the final implementation of recommended salary adjustments per the most recent compensation and benefits study.
     
  F. AUDIT CONTRACT
    Approve contract with Moss, Levy & Hartzheim LLP for professional auditing services at a not-to-exceed cost of $48,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2009 with the option to renew for two additional fiscal years
     
  G. CONGESTION MANAGEMENT PROGRAM
    Approve CEQA Exemption and adopt by resolution the 2009 Congestion Management Program for Santa Barbara County.
     
  H. SANTA BARBARA COUNTY TRANSIT ADVISORY COMMITTEE
   

Receive SBCTAC 2008-09 Year End Report.

     
  I. FUNDING MODIFICATION FOR HIGHWAY 101 ELLWOOD\HOLLISTER INTERCHANGE PROJECT
    1. Approve an exchange of STIP, SHOPP and federal stimulus funding to facilitate the delivery of the Highway 101 Ellwood\Hollister interchange project.
       
    2. Authorize the Executive Director to sign cooperative agreements and certifications to implement the funding modification
     
  J. GRAND JURY REPORT
    Receive FY 2008-09 Grand Jury Report: SBCAG—A Road Not Taken, and direct staff to prepare a draft response for board approval.
     
  K. ROADWAY STIMULUS OBLIGATION UPDATE
    Receive a report from Caltrans on regional ARRA funding that has been obligated as of late May.
     
  L. MEASURE A STRATEGIC PLAN
    Receive report on revised schedule and committee meeting dates.
     
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. AMERICAN RECOVERY AND REINVESTMENT ACT FUNDING (10 minutes)
  Authorize submittal of project grant applications for ARRA discretionary funding. 
   
9. FEDERAL LOBBYIST (15 minutes)
  Consider recommendations of ad hoc board committee to authorize the chair to execute an agreement for federal legislative advocacy services for FY 2009/10.
   
10. COMMITTEE REPORTS (5 minutes)
  Coast Rail Coordinating Council, May 29, 2009
   
 

INFORMATION ITEMS

 
11. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT (10 minutes)
   
12. CALTRANS DISTRICT DIRECTOR’S REPORT (10 minutes)
   
13. COMMUNICATIONS
   
14. ADJOURN
  The next Board meeting will be held on Thursday, July 16, 2009, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Santa Maria.

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