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AGENDA

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS

Thursday, December 17, 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, December 19, 2009 at 5:00 P.M. and Monday, December 21, 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.
   
4. REPORT ON CLOSED SESSION
 
5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 

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

   
6.   APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR (5 minutes)
   
  A.    TRANSPORTATION DEVELOPMENT ACT (TDA) PERFORMANCE AUDITS
    Approve release of Request for Proposal for Triennial TDA Performance Audits   
     
B. UNMET TRANSIT NEEDS
    Receive summary of Unmet Transit Needs outreach process for 2010-11 and set public hearing on unmet transit needs for January 21, 2010, 10:00 AM time certain in Santa Maria.
     
  C. BOARD MEETING SCHEDULE FOR 2010
    Approve SBCAG Board of Directors regular meeting schedule for 2010.
     
  D. 2010 US CENSUS
   

Receive report on coordination actives related to the 2010 Census.

     
  E. MEASURE A CITIZENS OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE
    Approve recommendation by South Coast Subregional Planning Committee to appoint Mark Bradley to vacant seat on Citizen’s Oversight Committee.
     
  F. LOSSAN RAIL CORRIDOR 
    A. Authorize approval of LOSSAN MOU.
     
    B. Authorize Board Chair to sign a letter to Caltrans Division of Rail supporting a Pacific Surfliner schedule revision to better serve peak hour travelers between Santa Barbara and Ventura counties.
     
  G. PROPOSITION 1B TRANSIT CAPITAL PROGRAM
Approve projects for Buellton, Guadalupe, SMOOTH, Solvang, and County of Santa Barbara for Fiscal Year 2007/08 and 2008/09 Proposition 1B Transit Capital Program for submittal to Caltrans.
     
  H. FTA SECTION 5311 PROGRAM OF PROJECTS
    Approve the Program of Projects for Federal Transit Administration non-urbanized area transit funds (Section 5311) in Santa Barbara County for FY 2009/10.
     
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 public hearings scheduled.
   
 

ACTION ITEMS

   
8.

MEASURE A STRATEGIC PLAN (30 minutes)

  Approve recommendations of TTAC and Measure A Citizen’s Oversight committee to include Cash Flow Scenario 2F in the draft Strategic plan.
   
9. SB-375 (20 minutes)
  A. Receive briefing on California Air Resources Board, Regional Targets Advisory     Committee, Final Report. 
     
  B. Schedule public hearing for January 21, 2010 to consider changing Regional Transportation Plan and local housing element update cycles as allowed in SB 375.
   
10.

CALCOG PRIORITY ACTIONS (10 minutes)

  Approve California County Association of Governments draft 2010 priority actions
   
11.

ELECTION OF OFFICERS FOR 2010 (5 minutes)

 

Elect Board Chair and Vice-Chair for 2010.

   
 

INFORMATION ITEMS

   
12. FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE AGENDA (30 minutes)
  Receive presentation on federal transportation legislation from SBCAG lobbyist Tom Walters and Associates.
   
13. COMMITTEE REPORTS (10 minutes)
  A. LOSSAN Board of Directors - November 30
  B. South Coast Subregional Planning Committee -  December 2
  C. LOSSAN Board of Directors - December 9
 
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, January 21, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Santa Maria.

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