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AGENDA

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS

Thursday, December 16, 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, December 18, 2010 at 5:00 P.M. and Monday, December 20, 2010 at 5:00 P.M.  

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

3.

RECESS TO CLOSED SESSION (15 minutes)

  Existing litigation – Conference with Legal Counsel (Government Code 54956.9(a))
   
  Coalition Against Automobile Subsidies v SBCAG, S.B.S.C. Case # 1266839
   
Sustainable Transportation Advocates of Santa Barbara v SBCAG, S.B.S.C. Case #1371493, #1340316
   
4. RECONVENE IN OPEN SESSION
 
5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 

Approve minutes from the November 18, 2010 board of directors meeting.

   
6.  
APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR (5 minutes)  
   
  A. BOARD MEETING SCHEDULE FOR 2011
    Approve SBCAG Board of Directors regular meeting schedule for 2011.
     
  B. UNMET TRANSIT NEEDS
    Receive summary of Unmet Transit Needs outreach process for 2011-12 and set public hearing on unmet transit needs for January 20, 2011, 10:00 AM time certain in Santa Maria.
       
  C. SB-375
  Approve contract with Robert Leiter for professional and specialized services related to the development of the Sustainable Communities Strategy.
     
  D.

SANTA BARBARA METROPOLITAN TRANSIT DISTRICT

    Schedule agenda item for January 20, 2011 board meeting to consider request by SBMTD board of directors that MTD be added as voting member to SBCAG board.
     
  E. TRAVEL MODEL
    Approve distribution of Request for Proposals for consultant services for upgrade of SBCAG Travel Model to comply with SB-375 and Regional Transportation Plan guidelines.
     
  F. MEASURE A IMPLEMENTATION
    Receive an update on the schedule to implement the bicycle, pedestrian and safe routes to school programs and initiate work on new North County highway projects.
     
  G. TRANSPORTATION DEVELOPMENT ACT
    1. Approve policy on the application of farebox recovery ratio standards to transit operations in Santa Barbara County.
     
    2. Approve resolution to Reduce the Farebox Recovery Ratio, required under TDA, for the City of Lompoc to 15% for three years.
     
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.
RESOLUTIONS OF APPRECIATION (15 minutes)  
  A. Adopt Resolutions of Appreciation for outgoing SBCAG board members Skytt, Pointer, Siminski and Centeno.
   
  B. Adopt Resolution of Appreciation for Michael Powers, SBCAG Deputy Director
   
9. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT (10 minutes)
   
10. CALTRANS DISTRICT DIRECTOR’S REPORT (10 minutes)
   
 

PUBLIC HEARINGS

  No public hearings scheduled.
   
 

ACTION ITEMS

   
11.
SBCAG ORGANIZATIONAL ASSESSMENT (45 minutes)  
  Receive final SBCAG Organizational Assessment and draft Implementation Action Plan prepared by Management Partners and provide direction.
   
12.
PROJECT FUNDING PLANS (30 minutes)   
  Review and comment on conceptual funding plans for:
  A. Accelerating delivery of third northbound lane between Cabrillo Blvd. and Salinas Street as part of the U.S. 101 Operational Improvements Project.
   
  B. Revised Cabrillo Blvd. pedestrian improvements project as part of the U.S. 101 Operational Improvements Project
   
  C. Phase IIIA of Union Valley Parkway arterial project.
   
13.
ROUTE 154 TRUCK SAFETY COMMITTEE (10 minutes)  
  Schedule hearing for January 20, 2011 board meeting to consider pursuing state legislation restricting truck traffic on State Route 154.
   
14.
FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE AGENDA (20 minutes)  
  A. Authorize the Chair to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with San Luis Obispo Council of Governments, Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments, Transportation Agency for Monterey County, and San Benito Council of Governments to form the U.S. 101 Central Coast Coalition
   
  B. Authorize SBCAG delegation to schedule meetings in Washington DC to advocate for SBCAG legislative agenda.
   
15.
MEASURE A STRATEGIC PLAN (10 minutes)  
  Defer consideration of Strategic Plan addendum to February 2011 to allow additional time for completion.
   
16. ELECTION OF OFFICERS FOR 2011 (5 minutes)
  Elect Board Chair and Vice-Chair for 2011.
   
 

INFORMATION ITEMS

   
17.
COMMITTEE REPORTS (10 minutes)  
  Final minutes of November 4 TTAC and TPAC meetings
  Draft minutes of December 2 TTAC and TPAC meetings
  December 15 LOSSAN Board/TAC meeting
   
18. COMMUNICATIONS
   
19. ADJOURN
  The next Board meeting will be held January 20, 2011 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Santa Maria.

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