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AGENDA

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS

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

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

3.

RECESS TO CLOSED SESSION (30 minutes)

  Discussion with counsel on pending litigation:
  A.

Pending litigation: State of California v. 927 Indio Muerto

     
  B. Pending litigation: Coalition Against Automobile Subsidies v SBCAG (1 case) Sustainable Transportation Advocates of Santa Barbara v. SBCAG (2 cases)
     
  C. Threatened litigation—one item.
     
  D. Personnel matter—Executive Director performance evaluation
     
   
4. REPORT ON CLOSED SESSION
5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 

Approve minutes from the June 18, 2009 board of directors meeting.

   
6.   APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR (5 minutes)
   
  A.    REGIONAL ECONOMIC RECOVERY WORK PLAN
    Receive Region Five Economic Recovery Work Plan and direct staff to support project development.
     
B. 2008 REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION PLAN
    1. Rescind adoption of Resolution No. 08-17 certifying the Environmental Impact Report and approving CEQA findings and Mitigation Monitoring Program for the 2008 Regional Transportation Plan.
     
    2. Rescind adoption of Resolution No. 08-18 approving the Final 2008 Regional Transportation Plan.
     
  C. FUNDING MODIFCATION FOR HIGHWAY 101 ELLWOOD/HOLLISTER INTERCHANGE PROJECT, COLD SPRING CANYON BRIDGE SUICIDE BARRIER PROJECT AND 101 MILPAS TO CABRILLO/HOT SPRINGS 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 Chairman and Executive Director to sign cooperative agreements and certifications to implement the funding modification.
     
   
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. SANTA BARBARA COUNTY CIVIL GRAND JURY REPORT(15 minutes)
  Review and consider approval of response to FY 2008-09, Santa Barbara County Civil Grand Jury Report: “SBCAG; A Road Not Taken”
   
9.

MEASURE A CITIZENS OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE (20 minutes)

  Receive a report on the status of the recruitment effort for the Measure A Citizens Oversight Committee and provide direction to staff on the selection process.
   
10. COMMITTEE REPORTS
 

July 1, 2009 LOSSAN Board/TAC meeting

   
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, August 20, 2009, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Santa Barbara.

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