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AGENDA

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS

Thursday, February 18, 2010

 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, February 20, 2010 at 5:00 P.M. and Monday, February 22, 2010 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 January 20, 2010 board of directors meeting.

   
6.   APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR (5 minutes)
   
  A.    CENSUS 2010
    Receive status report on planned US Census outreach actives related to the 2010 Census.
     
B. TRAFFIC DATA COLLECTION
   

Approve contract for the amount of $25,050 with Metro Traffic Data for the Regional Traffic Data Collection Program.

     
  C. PERFORMANCE AUDITS
    Approve contract in the amount of $89,553 with Pacific Municipal Consultants, dba PMC, to conduct state-mandated triennial performance audits for fiscal years 2006/07-2008/09.
     
  D. PROPOSITION 1B TRANSIT SECURITY GRANT FUNDING
    Approve Projects for the Fiscal Year 2009/10 Proposition 1B Transit Security Grant Program for Submittal to California Emergency Management Agency.
     
  E. STATE LOBBYIST
    Authorize release of Request for Proposals for State Legislative Advocacy services.
     
  F. FY 2010-11 TDA/LTF APPORTIONMENTS
    Receive and file the estimated apportionments of Local Transportation Funds to local agencies for the 2010-11 fiscal year.
     
  G. MTD VALLEY EXPRESS FUNDING REQUEST
    A.  Approve a maximum of $81,000 in regional measure D funds be allocated to operate the Valley Express service from November 2009 through June 2010.
     
    B.. Direct staff to work with MTD to develop options to improve service efficiency and cost effectiveness of the Valley Express service in FY2010/11.
     
  H. ECOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENT, INC. CONTRACT EXTENSION

Authorize the Chair to execute an amendment for Web-based Rideshare Match List and TDM Management Software Service (Traffic Solutions Online) design and maintenance contract with Ecology and Environment, Inc., amending the contract term by executing the option for a 1-year subscription extension for the maintenance of system and for miscellaneous system improvements at an additional cost not to exceed $13,550.

     
  I. CALL BOX PROGRAM MANAGEMENT
    Approve renewal of contract with MyTransitPlus, Inc. to provide private call answering center services for Santa Barbara County’s call box program through February 26, 2011 at an approximate annual cost of $8,500.
     
  J. FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
   

Adopt Federal Transportation Improvement Program (FTIP) amendment #21 to add projects in the SHOPP Lump Sum Collision Reduction and Highway Safety Improvement Programs.

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. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT (video)
  • Report on local agencies adopting positions on 101 HOV priority.
• Report on Washington, DC trip.
• Federal Recovery Act High Speed Rail funding for Ortega siding.
• Item on Project Study Reports scheduled for March.
   
9. CALTRANS DISTRICT DIRECTOR’S REPORT (10 minutes)
   
 

PUBLIC HEARINGS

  No public hearings scheduled.
   
 

ACTION ITEMS

   
10. FEDERAL JOBS FOR MAIN STREET FUNDING (45 minutes)
  Approve FTIP amendment #22 programming transportation projects to be funded from the proposed Jobs for Main Street Act legislation.
   
11. MEASURE A ESTIMATES (20 minutes)
  A. Approve five year revenue estimates for the first Measure A program of projects.
 
  B. Approve a two-year pilot methodology for allocating North County specialized transit funding.
   
 

INFORMATION ITEMS

   
12. COMMITTEE REPORTS (10 minutes)
  Ad hoc committee on federal defense funding for 101—Jan 8th (Gray).
  LOSSAN Board meeting-Jan 27th (Schneider).
  CALCOG Capitol Day on Feb 17 (Wolf).
  South Coast Subregional Planning Committee-February 3rd (Wolf).
  North County Subregional Planning Committee-February 3rd (Siminski).
   
13. COMMUNICATIONS
  Transportation Improvement Program.
  Letter to Governor on FY 2010-11 budget proposal.
  Letter from Randy Iwasaki to CTC on Santa Maria Bridge CMIA funding priorities.
  Letter from USDOT Secretary LaHood to Caltrans Director Iwasaki on California’s           High Speed Rail project applications approved for Recovery Act funding.
  Letter from Colonel Buck to Supervisor Gray on importance of 101 to VAFB mission.
   
18. ADJOURN
  The next Board meeting will be held on March 18, 2010 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Santa Maria.

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