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AGENDA

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS

Thursday, August 19, 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, August 21, 2010 at 5:00 P.M. and Monday, August 23, 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 items.
   
4. REPORT ON CLOSED SESSION
 
5.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES
  A. Approve minutes from the June 17, 2010 board of directors meeting.
     
  B. Approve minutes from the July 15, 2010 board of directors meeting.
     
6.   APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR (5 minutes)
   
  A. FEDERAL LOBBYIST
    Authorize the Chair to execute a one year extension to the agreement with Thomas Walters & Associates, Inc. for federal legislative advocacy services for FY 2010/11 at a cost not to exceed $56,000.
     
  B. STATE LEGISLATIVE PLATFORM
    Approve state legislative platform for FY 2010/11.
       
  C. PROPOSITION 84 PLANNING GRANT
  Adopt resolution and authorize staff to submit application for Proposition 84 grant funding in support of mandated work on SB-375.
     
  D. MEASURE A PROGRAM OF PROJECTS AMENDMENT
    Approve an amendment of the 2010 Measure A Program of Projects (POP) revising the County of Santa Barbara’s Local Street and Transportation Improvement program.
     
  E. FY 2010/11 MEASURE A ALLOCATIONS
    Adopt a resolution revising the allocation of Measure A revenues for the 2010-11 fiscal year
     
  F. MEASURE A SPECIALIZED TRANSIT SERVICE
    Authorize the chair to sign contracts with Easy Lift, Inc and Santa Maria Organization of Transportation Helpers (SMOOTH), Inc. to provide paratransit services using Measure A Specialized Transit for Elderly and Disabled program funds allocated for FY 2010/11.
     
  G. AIRPORT LAND USE PLAN
    Authorize acceptance of $90,000 in State Airport Improvement Funds to update Airport Land Use Plan for Santa Barbara County.
     
  H. 2009 FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM AMENDMENT
   

Adopt Federal Transportation Improvement Program (FTIP) amendment #28 to add new projects in the SHOPP Mandates, State Highway Maintenance and Recreational Trails Programs and to add projects recently awarded funding from the Federal Transit Administration 5310 Elderly and Disabled, 5316 Jobs Access and Reverse Commute, and 5317 New Freedom programs.

     
  I. DRAFT 2011 FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
    Authorize release of draft 2011 Federal Transportation Improvement Program for public comment.
     
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. SB-375 (30 minutes)
  Review draft Greenhouse Gas Reduction Target set for SBCAG by California Air Resources Board and authorize submittal of a letter commenting on target setting process.
   
11. MEASURE A ORDINANCE (20 minutes)
  Review and provide direction on recommendations adopted by TTAC and Measure A Citizen’s Oversight Committee on proposed  Measure A ordinance amendments revising Maintenance of Effort requirements and making other technical/administrative changes.
   
12. DYNAMIC RIDESHARING FEDERAL GRANT (15 mins)
  A Accept Federal Highway Administration grant of $158,400 for Dynamic Ridesharing pilot project and authorize executive director to execute grant agreements.
     
  B. Authorize adjustments to the FY 2010/11 fund budgets for Service Authority for Freeway Emergencies (SAFE) and LTA (Measure A South Coast Carpool\Vanpool Program) as matching fund sources.
     
  C. Approve amendment #30 to the 2009 Federal Transportation Improvement Program (FTIP) to incorporate the grant and matching funds for the project.
   
 

INFORMATION ITEMS

   
13. COMMITTEE REPORTS (10 minutes)
   
14. COMMUNICATIONS
   
15. ADJOURN
  The next Board meeting will be held on September 16, 2010 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Santa Maria.

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