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AGENDA

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS

Thursday, April 15, 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, April 17, 2010 at 5:00 P.M. and Monday, April 19, 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 March 18, 2010 board of directors meeting.

   
6.   APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR (5 minutes)
   
  A.    SOUTH COAST INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM PROJECTS
    1.  Approve pursuant to CEQA the following individual ITS Projects:
      a) Carrillo Street Signal Synchronization Project
b) Upper State Street Bus Signal Priority Project
c) Regional Traveler Information Website
       
    2. Direct Executive Director to sign and file a Notice of Exemption under CEQA with County Clerk.
     
B. PROPOSITION 1B TRANSIT CAPITAL
    Approve submittal of applications to Caltrans for Proposition 1B transit capital population-based funding for 2009/10 Cycle 2.
     
  C. OVERALL WORK PROGRAM AMENDMENT
    Adopt by resolution amendments to existing FY 2009-10 OWP that shifts funding among work elements to reflect actual workload.
     
  D. MEASURE A BIKE, PEDESTRIAN AND SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL PROGRAM GUIDELINES
    Receive an update on the process for developing Bicycle, Pedestrian and Safe Routes to School Program guidelines for North County and South Coast programs.
     
  E. MEASURE A LOCAL STREET AND TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENTS
    Adopt by resolution a policy clarifying that the Measure A local minimum alternative transportation percentage requirement for local jurisdictions be calculated cumulatively, with the percentages having to be met in the fifth year and every fifth year thereafter
     
  F. 2010 CENSUS
    Receive report on the enumeration status of 2010 Census.
     
  G. MILPAS HOT SPRINGS OPERATIONAL IMPROVEMENTS: MEASURE D EXPENDITURE PLAN AMENDMENT
    1.  Receive a report on the construction progress of the Highway 101 Operational Improvements from Milpas to Cabrillo
     
    2.

Approve an amendment to the Measure D Expenditure Plan to increase the authorization for expenditures by $967,000 for right of way capital and utility relocations pursuant to cooperative agreement 05-CA-0166 with Caltrans (requires 2/3 majority vote).

     
  H. CLEAN AIR EXPRESS MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING
Authorize the Chair to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the City of Santa Maria to operate the Clean Air Express from July 3, 2010 through June 30, 2012.
     
  I. OVERALL WORK PROGRAM
    Adopt by resolution final 2010/2011 Overall Work Program and authorize submittal to state and federal agencies.
     
  J. SB-375 IMPLEMENTATION
    Receive status report on California Air Resources Board (CARB) and Metropolitan Planning Organizations Greenhouse Gas emission reduction target setting process
     
  K. INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM PROJECTS          
    Authorize the board chair to send a letter to Caltrans requesting that five previously installed traffic cameras on the South Coast be made available via the internet as soon as possible so that live traffic conditions on Highway 101 can be easily accessible by the public.
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 (10 minutes)
   
   
9. CALTRANS DISTRICT DIRECTOR’S REPORT (10 minutes)
   
 

PUBLIC HEARINGS

  No public hearings scheduled.
   
 

ACTION ITEMS

   
10.

UNMET TRANSIT NEEDS (20 minutes)

  Receive presentation and provide comments on the draft 2010 Transit Needs Assessment and findings of “unmet need” and “reasonable to meet.”
   
11. PROJECT STUDY REPORT REQUESTS (10 minutes)
  A. Direct the Executive Director to sign the Project Initiation Document for the Goleta Overpass Project.
  B. Direct the Executive Director to sign the Project Initiation Document for the Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital Area Circulation Improvements Project
   
12. PROJECT STUDY REPORT POLICY (10 minutes)
  Defer adoption of a PSR policy until the state budget is adopted and Caltrans publishes the statewide Project Initiation Document Strategic Plan.
   
13. MEASURE A STRATEGIC PLAN (20 minutes)
  Adopt a working version of the Strategic Plan and direct staff to incorporate editorial changes for final plan adoption in June.
   
14. STATE LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY (15 minutes)
  Authorize the Chair to execute a contract with Shaw, Yoder, Antwih, Inc. for state legislative advocacy services for FY 2010-11 at a cost not to exceed $ 45,000.
   
 

INFORMATION ITEMS

   
15. MEASURE A ADMINISTRATIVE ORDINANCE (20 minutes)
  Receive presentation and provide comments on draft LTA Ordinance No. 6 (rescinding and replacing LTA Ordinance No. 3) and proposed amendments to SBCAG bylaws.
   
16. COMMITTEE REPORTS (10 minutes)
   
   
17. COMMUNICATIONS
   
   
18. ADJOURN
  The next Board meeting will be held on May 20, 2010 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Santa Maria.

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