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AGENDA

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS

Thursday, August 20, 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, August 22, 2009 at 5:00 P.M. and Monday, August 24, 2009 at 5:00 P.M.  

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

3.

RECESS TO CLOSED SESSION

  Personnel matter—Executive Director performance evaluation
   
4. REPORT ON CLOSED SESSION
5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 

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

   
6.   APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR (5 minutes)
   
  A.    FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
    Adopt FTIP amendment #12 to add projects in the SHOPP Lump Sum Collision Reduction and Mandates Programs.
     
B. ROUTE 154 GROUP II SAFETY PROJECT
    Approve an increase in the construction budget of $50,000 for claims settlement.
     
  C. AMERICAN RECOVERY & REINVESTMENT ACT (STIMULUS) FUNDING
    Receive a report on the obligation status of roadway and transit ARRA (stimulus) funding in Santa Barbara County and the statewide guidelines for reallocating unobligated funds between regions.
     
  D. FEDERAL TRANSIT FUNDING
    Approve project scores for FTA Section 5310 (Elderly and Disabled Transportation) applications for the FY 2009 call for projects and authorize their submittal to Caltrans.
     
  E. TIGER NATIONAL DISCRETIONAL STIMULUS PROGRAM      
    Approve a resolution of support for funding from the TIGER national discretionary stimulus program for the Santa Maria River Bridge widening project and the Seacliff rail siding project.
     
     
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. 

   
8.  2009 COMMUTER CHALLENGE RESULTS AND EMPLOYER AWARDS (10 minutes)
  Chair to present certificates of recognition to the five winning employers of the Commuter Challenge; Pay Junction, Community Environmental Council, Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, Yardi Systems and the City of Santa Barbara.     
   
 

PUBLIC HEARINGS

   
9.  2008 REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION PLAN (RTP) (30 minutes)
  Receive staff presentation and public comments on Draft Amendment to Environmental Impact Report of 2008 RTP.
   
 

ACTION ITEMS

   
10. MEASURE A CITIZENS OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE (30 minutes)
  Review the recommended applicants for the Measure A Citizens Oversight Committee from the ad hoc Board committee charged with considering the “at large” members and the two subregional planning committees and make the final appointments of all eleven members of the committee.
   
11. 2010 CENSUS (20 minutes)
  A. Receive report on 2010 Census Coordination activities and consider establishing a Countywide Complete Count Census Coordinating Committee, staffed by SBCAG and composed of a SBCAG board member liaison, local complete count committee representatives, and representatives of countywide social service organizations.
  B. Approve 2010 Census Complete Count resolution
  C. Authorize chair to send a letter to the Census Office advocating retention of a single point of contact for the US Census outreach for Santa Barbara County
   
 

INFORMATION ITEMS

   
12. FLEXWORK SANTA BARBARA PHASE II FINAL REPORT (15 minutes)
  Receive report from Telecommuting Advantage Group and SBCAG Traffic Solutions on the FlexWork Santa Barbara Phase II Final Report.
   
13. COMMITTEE REPORTS
   
 

INFORMATION ITEMS

 
14. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT (10 minutes)
   
15. CALTRANS DISTRICT DIRECTOR’S REPORT (10 minutes)
   
16. COMMUNICATIONS
   
14. ADJOURN
  The meeting will be adjourned in honor of Mayor Dick DeWees who passed away on July 30, 2009.
   
  The next Board meeting will be held on Thursday, September 17 2009, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Santa Maria.

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