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AGENDA

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS

Monday, June 20, 2011

8:30 AM

Board of Supervisors Hearing Room
105 East Anapamu St, Fourth floor
Santa Barbara, 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, 511 East Lakeside Parkway Santa Maria, 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, June 25, 2011 at 5:00 P.M. and Monday, June 27, 2011 at 5:00 P.M.             

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

3.

RECESS TO CLOSED SESSION (10 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.

Conference with Legal Counsel – Significant Exposure to Litigation (Government Code 54956.9(b) Claim of Sharon Ward.

4. REPORT ON CLOSED SESSION
   
5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Approve minutes from the May 19, 2011 board of directors meeting.

   
6. 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.
   
7.
APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR (5 minutes)
    Approve by roll call vote on one motion:
     
  A.

TRANSPORTATION DEVELOPMENT ACT ALLOCATIONS

Adopt a resolution allocating $13,500,000 in Local Transportation Funds to eligible claimants for FY 2011-2012.
     
  B. HIGHWAY 101 MUSSEL SHOALS TO CARPINTERIA WIDENING PROJECT
    Authorize release of Request for Proposals for implementing Freeway Service Patrol during construction of the 101 Mussel Shoals to Carpinteria HOV widening project.
     
  C. FY 2011/12 SBCAG BUDGET
    Adopt a resolution approving the FY 2011-12 SBCAG Comprehensive Budget.
     
  D. RAIL SIDING PROJECTS
Authorize Chair to sign a letter to Caltrans District 5 encouraging the district to be the lead agency for preliminary engineering and environmental studies for the Ortega rail siding project.
     
  E. FY 10-11 BUDGET ADJUSTMENTS
    Amend the current adopted budget for FY 2010-11 by approving the recommended budget adjustments.
     
 

F.

HIGHWAY 246 SANTA YNEZ RIVER BRIDGE FEASIBILITY STUDY
    Continue item until North County Subregional Planning Committee can make a recommendation to the board about releasing the Request for Proposal.
     
 

G.

MEASURE A BICYCLE, PEDESTRIAN AND SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL PROGRAM
    Extend the application deadline and project selection dates for the North County and South Coast programs by approximately one month based on comments received from the County Office of Education.
     
 

H.

MEASURE A SPECIALIZED TRANSIT CONTRACTS
    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 2011-12.
     
 

I.

MEASURE A BOND FINANCIAL ADVISOR
    Approve release of a Request for Proposal for a Measure A Bond Financial Advisor

 

 

8. RESOLUTION OF APPRECIATION FOR TERRY DRESSLER (10 minutes)
 

Adopt a resolution of appreciation for Terry Dressler for his service as the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control Officer.

   

9.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT

   

10.

CALTRANS DISTRICT DIRECTOR’S REPORT

   
 

PUBLIC HEARINGS

   
11.

MEASURE A PROGRAM OF PROJECTS AND ALLOCATIONS (10 minutes)

  A. After a public hearing, adopt the Program of Projects for FY 2010/11 identifying projects to be funded with Measure A revenues for FY 2011/12 to FY 2015/16.
   
  B. Adopt a resolution allocating $28,685,204 in Measure A Funds to eligible claimants for FY 2011-12
   
 

ACTION ITEMS

   
   

12.

US 101/SALINAS RAMPS AND NORTHBOUND LANE  (15 minutes)

 

A.

Receive an update on the Salinas Ramps Improvement project.

   
 

B.

 Approve a contract amendment with Ayars & Associates in the amount of $37,500 (Caltrans funded) for additional public outreach through the end of the project.

   

13.

NORTH COUNTY TRANSIT (15 minutes)

 

Authorize staff to submit grant applications to:

   
  A. Fund an update of the 2006 North Santa Barbara County Transit Plan, and
   
  B. Fund a pilot program for new transit service between Santa Maria and the Santa Ynez Valley, via Los Alamos
   
14. ROUTE 166 SAFETY AND OPERATIONAL IMPROVEMENTS (15 minutes)
  Authorize the Chair to sign a contract with PSOMAS in the amount of $60,000 for the project scoping services related to this Measure A funded project.
   
 

INFORMATION ITEMS

   

15.

MEASURE A PUBLIC INFORMATION PROGRAM (15 minutes)

 

Provide staff with comments and direction on the development of a Public Information Program for Measure A.

   
16. CENSUS 2010 DATA RELEASE AND UPDATES (15 minutes)
  Receive informational report on results from the 2010 Census.
   
17. ORGANIZATIONAL ASSESSMENT (10 minutes)
  Receive report on status of implementing Action Plan for Organizational Assessment.
   

18.

COMMITTEE REPORTS (5 minutes)

 
   

19.

COMMUNICATIONS

  Notice of Caltrans public information meeting/open house on intersection improvements at Highway 154/246 intersection on June 22.
   
  3-month Board Advance Calendar
   
  Draft TTAC and TPAC meeting minutes from June 2
   

20.

ADJOURN

 

The next regular Board meeting will be held on July 21, 2011 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Santa Maria. A special board strategic planning workshop meeting will be held on July 21, 2011 from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Santa Maria.

   

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