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AGENDA

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS

Thursday, January 20, 2011

8:30 AM

Board of Supervisors Hearing Room
511 East Lakeside Parkway
Santa Maria, CA

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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, January 22, 2011 at 5:00 P.M. and Monday, January 24, 2010 at 5:00 P.M.             

1.     CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL
   

2.

RECESS TO CLOSED SESSION

  No closed session items
   
3. REPORT ON CLOSED SESSION
4. 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 this agenda. Comments shall be limited to fifteen minutes, divided among those desiring to speak, but no person shall speak longer than three minutes.

   
5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 

Approve minutes from the December 16, 2010 board of directors meeting.

   
6.  
APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR (5 minutes)
     
  A FTA SECTON 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 2010/11.
     
  B. BOARD MEETING SCHEDULE FOR 2011
    Adopt revised SBCAG Board of Directors meeting schedule for 2011.
     
  C. DYNAMIC RIDESHARING CONSULTANT AGREEMENT
    Approve Contract with the Community Environmental Council for professional and specialized services to assist with the implementation of the Dynamic Rideshare pilot grant project.
     
  D. AIRPORT LAND USE PLAN UPDATE
    Authorize release of a Request for Proposals for update of Airport Land Use Plan.
     
  E. HIGHWAY CALL BOX MAINTENANCE CONTRACT
    Approve contract to agreement with CASE Systems, Inc. to provide callbox repair and maintenance services.
     
  F. FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
    Approve Amendment #1 to reflect increased funding for projects in the Highway Bridge Program Lump Sum and the SHOPP Collision Reduction Program Lump Sum.
     
  G. 2010 US CENSUS
    Receive informational report on 2010 US Census counts for the Nation and State.
     
  H. ROUTE 154 OPERATIONAL IMPROVEMENTS - GROUP II
    Receive and file the Final Closeout Report for the Measure D funded Route 154 Group II improvements
   
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 this agenda. Comments shall be limited to fifteen minutes, divided among those desiring to speak, but no person shall speak longer than three minutes.

   
8.
RESOLUTION OF APPRECIATION (10 minutes)
  Adopt Resolution of Appreciation for outgoing SBCAG board member Siminski. 
   
9.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT (10 minutes)  
   
10.
CALTRANS DISTRICT DIRECTOR’S REPORT (10 minutes)
   
 

PUBLIC HEARINGS

   
11.
UNMET TRANSIT NEEDS (10:00 a.m. TIME CERTAIN) (45 minutes)
  Hold hearing and receive public input on unmet transit needs in Santa Barbara County.
   
12.
ROUTE 154 TRUCK SAFETY (30 minutes)
  Hold hearing to receive input on consideration of proposal to initiate state legislation to improve safety on Route 154 by restricting truck traffic by size and/or weight.
   
   
 

ACTION ITEMS

   
13.
FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE AGENDA (20 minutes)
 

Approve federal legislative agenda for 2011 including project earmark requests for federal funding.

   
14.
SANTA BARBARA METROPOLITAN TRANSIT DISTRICT (20 minutes)

 

Consider request by SBMTD board of directors that MTD be added as voting member to SBCAG board.
   
15.
SBCAG ORGANIZATIONAL ASSESSMENT (20 minutes)
  Review updated Action Plan for Organizational Assessment and provide direction to staff.
   
16. COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS (10 minutes)
  A. Appoint one delegate and one alternate to the California Association of Councils of Governments (CALCOG).
   
  B. Appoint one delegate and one alternate each to the Coast Rail Coordinating Council and the Los Angeles-San Diego-San Luis Obispo Rail Corridor Agency (LOSSAN).
   
  C. Appoint three members and an alternate to serve as SBCAG representatives on the Coastal Express Policy Steering Committee.
   
  D. That the Chair appoint members to the SBCAG executive committee.
   
   
17. COMMITTEE REPORTS
   
18.  COMMUNICATIONS
   
19. ADJOURN
  The next Board meeting will be held on February 17, 2011, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Santa Barbara.
   

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