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AGENDA

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS

Thursday, April 21, 2011

8:30 AM


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 23, 2011 at 5:00 P.M. and Monday, April 25, 2011 at 5:00 P.M.             

1.     CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL
   

2.

RECESS TO CLOSED SESSION (15 minutes)

  A. 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))
     
3. REPORT ON CLOSED SESSION
5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 

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

   
6.
APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR
 
     
  A. TRAVEL MODEL CONTRACT

Authorize the chair to approve a contract with Caliper Corporation to update the SBCAG travel model.

     
  B. 2011 FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
   

Approve Formal Amendment #6 to the 2011 Federal Transportation Improvement Program to program funding for the installation of curb ramps in Santa Barbara County.

     
  C. FTA 5310 ELDERLY AND DISABLED FEDERAL TRANSIT FUNDING PROGRAM
   

Approve project scores for FTA Section 5310 (Elderly and Disabled Transportation) applications for the FY 2011 call for projects and authorize their submittal to Caltrans.

     
  D. MEASURE D ENDING BALANCE
Receive a report on the projected ending balance for the Measure D program.
     
  E. HIGHWAY 246 SANTA YNEZ RIVER BRIDGE FEASIBILITY STUDY
   

Authorize the release of a Request for Proposal to study the feasibility of improving access to the city of Lompoc across the Santa Ynez River by providing a bridge raised above flood level with wider shoulders that can safely accommodate vehicles, bicycles, and pedestrians.

     
  F. CONGESTION MANAGEMENT PROGRAM
   

Receive status report on Congestion Management Program.

     
  G. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT
Authorize the chair to sign an amendment extending the term of the executive director employment agreement to June 30, 2012.
   
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
   
 

ACTION ITEMS

   
10.
CALVANS (5 minutes)  
 

Appoint a member and alternate to the Cal Vans Joint Powers Authority board of directors.

   
11.
UNMET TRANSIT NEEDS
 

Review and comment on the Draft 2011 Transit Needs Assessment.

   
12.
PROJECT FUNDING PLAN
  Approve a funding plan to:
  A. Accelerate the delivery of the third northbound lane between Cabrillo Blvd. and Salinas Street as part of the U.S. 101 Operational Improvements Project. 
     
  B. Complete final design of the revised Cabrillo Blvd. pedestrian improvements that are a condition of the U.S. 101 Operational Improvements Project.
     
  C. Construct Phase III of the Union Valley Parkway arterial project and direct staff to prepare a Measure D expenditure plan amendment for board adoption.
   
13.
COASTAL EXPRESS SERVICE EXPANSION
 

Authorize the Chair to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with SBMTD to operate additional Coastal Express commuter bus service for up to three years using $305,000 in Demand Management Program funds associated with the U.S. 101 Mussel Shoals\Carpinteria HOV Widening and Milpas\Cabrillo-Hot Springs Operational Improvement projects.

   
14.
U.S. 101 LINDEN AVE/CASITAS PASS ROAD INTERCHANGE PROJECT
 

Direct staff to submit an application for Proposition 1B Corridor Mobility Improvement Account cost savings to close the shortfall on the U.S. 101 Linden Avenue\Casitas Pass Road Interchanges Project, and request a letter of support from Caltrans District 5.

   
15.
ORGANIZATIONAL ASSESSMENT
 
  A. Receive report on status of SBCAG strategic planning process.
   
  B. Authorize chair to sign a contract with EcoInteractive, Inc. for a Measure A project management database.
   
16.
SBMTD MEMBERSHIP ON SOUTH COAST SUBREGIONAL PLANNING COMMITTEE
 

Consider recommendation by the South Subregional Planning Committee that the board approve an amended resolution appointing a transit district representative to serve as a voting member of a subregional planning committee.

   
17.
OVERALL WORK PROGRAM

 

 

Adopt by resolution FY 2011-12 Overall Work Program.
   
 

INFORMATION ITEMS

   
18. COMMITTEE REPORTS
 

Draft April 7 TTAC and TPAC meeting minutes.

   
 

Report on Central Coast Coalition Sacramento Lobby Day.

   
19. COMMUNICATIONS
   
20. ADJOURN
  The next Board meeting will be held on May 19, 2011, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Santa Maria.
   

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