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AGENDA

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS

Thursday, March 17, 2011

8:30 AM

Board of Supervisors Hearing Room
511 East Lakeside Parkway
Santa Maria, 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, March 19, 2011 at 5:00 P.M. and Monday, March 21, 2011 at 5:00 P.M.             

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

3.

RECESS TO CLOSED SESSION (30 minutes)

  A.   Anticipated Litigation—Deciding to Initiate Litigation
    Conference with Legal Counsel – Deciding to Initiate Litigation (Government Code 54956.9(c) SBCAG v. City of Santa Barbara - 319 W. Haley Street Property.
     
  B.   Executive Director Performance Review (G.C. Section 54957(b)(1))
4. REPORT ON CLOSED SESSION
   
5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Approve minutes from the February 17, 2011 board of directors meeting.

   
6.
APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR
     
  A. TRANSPORTATION DEVELOPMENT ACT CLAIM REVISIONS
Adopt a resolution revising the FY 2010-11 Transportation Development Act (TDA) claim for the      City of Lompoc and to provide for TDA adjustments as requested.
     
  B. MEASURE A FY 2011-2012 REVENUE ESTIMATE
    Approve the Measure A revenue estimate for the five-year period beginning with FY 2011-12 for use in developing the Program of Projects.
     
  C. STIP AMENDMENT
   

Approve the City of Goleta’s requests for amendments to the State Transportation Improvement Program to delete the San Jose Creek Bikeway project, reprogram the funding to the Cathedral Oaks Landscaping project, and delay construction from FY 2011-12 to FY 2014-15.

     
  D. STATE LEGISLATIVE PLATFORM
Approve the State Legislative Platform for 2011.
     
  E. 2011 FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
   

Approve Formal Amendment #4 to the 2011 Federal Transportation Improvement Program to program federal demonstration funding for the County of Santa Barbara.

     
 

F.

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM (ITS) PROJECTS

   

Approve a contract with CASE Systems for a two-year pilot project to install travel time detection devices on Highway 101 and Route 154 at an average annual cost of $31,932.

     
 

G.

CALTRANS PLANNING GRANT

   

Approve a resolution supporting a grant application to conduct a Central Coast vehicle license plate survey in partnership with the San Luis Obispo Council of Governments and the Ventura County Transportation Commission.

     
 

H.

AUDIT CONTRACT AMENDMENT

   

Authorize Chair to approve amendment to agreement with Moss, Levy, Hartzheim LLP to add Measure A audit requirements to scope of services.

     
 

I.

PROJECT FINANCING PLANS

   

1.   Accelerating delivery of third northbound lane between Cabrillo Blvd. and Salinas

   

      Street as part of the U.S. 101 Operational Improvements Project.

     
   

2.   Revised Cabrillo Blvd. pedestrian improvements project as part of the U.S. 101

          Operational Improvements Project.
     
   

3.   Construction of Phase IIIA of Union Valley Parkway arterial project

     
 

J.

FY 10-11 BUDGET ADJUSTMENTS

Amend the current adopted budget for FY 2010-11 by approving the recommended budget adjustments

     
 

K.

VALLEY EXPRESS

   

Authorize executive director to sign amendment to MOU with SBMTD to extend term from June 30, 2011 to September 2, 2011.

     
 

L.

COLD SPRING BRIDGE PROJECT

   

Receive report on Caltrans’ Cold Spring Bridge suicide barrier project.

   

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.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT

   

9.

CALTRANS DISTRICT DIRECTOR’S REPORT

   
 

PUBLIC HEARINGS

 

No Public Hearings Scheduled

   
 

ACTION ITEMS

   

10.

CALVAN

 

A.  Authorize chair to sign Cal Vans Joint Powers Agreement.

 

B.  Appoint member and alternate to Cal Vans JPA board.

   

11.

CALCOG APPOINTMENT (5 minutes)

 
 

Appoint delegate to California Association of Councils of Governments.

   

12.

ORGANIZATIONAL ASSESSMENT   -- Continued --

 
 

A.  Receive report on status of SBCAG strategic planning process.

   
 

B. Authorize chair to sign agreement with EcoInteractive for project management database.

   

13.

U.S. 101 CENTRAL COAST COALITION  

 
 

Select board members to travel to Sacramento along with other elected officials in the Central Coast Coalition to raise the profile of U.S. 101 and encourage investment in the corridor.

 

INFORMATION ITEMS

   

14.

DRAFT OVERALL WORK PROGRAM   -- Continued --

 

 

Provide comments on draft FY 2011-12 Overall Work Program.

   

15.

COMMITTEE REPORTS (5 minutes)

 
 

A.  Draft TTAC Minutes, March 2011

   

16.

COMMUNICATIONS

   

17.

ADJOURN

 

The next Board meeting will be held on April 21, 2011, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Santa Barbara.

   

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