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AGENDA

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS

Thursday, August 18, 2011

8:30 AM

Board of Supervisors Hearing Room
105 East Anapamu St, Fourth 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, 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, August 20, 2011 at 5:00 P.M. and Monday, August 22, 2011 at 5:00 P.M.             

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

3.

RECESS TO CLOSED SESSION

  No closed session items.
4. REPORT ON CLOSED SESSION
   
5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Approve minutes from the June 20, 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. LOSSAN JOINT POWERS AGREEMENT REVISION 
Authorize Executive Director to sign revised LOSSAN Joint Powers Agreement to include Riverside County Transportation Commission as ex-officio member.
     
  B. STATE LEGISLATIVE ADVOCATE CONTRACT EXTENSION
    Authorize the Chair to execute a one year extension to the agreement with Shaw, Yoder, Antwih, Inc. for state legislative advocacy services for the term July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2012, at a cost not to exceed $100,000.
     
  C. FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE ADVOCATE CONTRACT EXTENSION
    Authorize the Chair to execute a one year extension to the agreement with Thomas Walters & Associates, Inc. for federal legislative advocacy services for the term July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2012 at a cost not to exceed $115,500.
     
  D. MEASURE A SIGN GUIDELINES
Adopt Measure A sign guidelines.
     
  E. MEASURE A COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT
    Adopt a policy requiring the execution of a cooperative agreement between SBCAG and local agencies for Measure A “Named” and Bicycle, Pedestrian and Safe Routes Projects.
     
 

F.

MEASURE A CITY OF BUELLTON CIRCULATION IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT
    Authorize the Chair to sign a cooperative agreement with the City of Buellton for construction of Phase I of the Buellton Circulation Improvements Project.
     
 

G.

PROPOSITION 84 SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES PLANNING GRANT
    Authorize the executive director to execute a Proposition 84 Sustainable Communities Planning Grant agreement for $125,000.
     
 

H.

FEDERAL TIGER III GRANT PROGRAM
    Authorize staff to submit applications to the TIGER III program.
     
 

I.

GRAND JURY RESPONSE
    Authorize the Chair to sign a letter responding to the findings and recommendations contained in the 2010-11 Santa Barbara Civil Grand Jury report entitled “Local Government Post-Employment Benefits in Santa Barbara County – Complicated and Costly.”
     
  J. MEASURE A ROUTE 246/SANTA YNEZ RIVER BRIDGE PROJECT
    Authorize the chair to send a letter to Caltrans requesting that Caltrans provide information on the feasibility of making interim improvements to the Route 246 Santa Ynez River Bridge to accommodate pedestrians and bicyclists.
     
  K. REVISION OF FY 11-12 TDA CLAIM
    Adopt a resolution revising the FY 2011-12 Transportation Development Act (TDA) claim for the city of Lompoc to provide for Local Transportation Fund adjustments as requested.
   

8.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS REPORT               (10 minutes)

 
  • California Transportation Commission town hall meeting in Santa Barbara on October 13.
   

9.

CALTRANS DISTRICT DIRECTOR’S REPORT (10 minutes)
   
 

PUBLIC HEARINGS

   
  No Public Hearings
   
 

ACTION ITEMS

   
10.
COASTAL EXPRESS LIMITED (15 minutes)
  A.

Approve the service plan for the Coastal Express Limited pilot commuter bus service for the U.S. 101 Mussel Shoals\Carpinteria HOV Widening project.

   
  B

Approve the revised SBCAG fare and service adjustment policy.

     
  C.

Approve a no-free-transfer policy between the Coastal Express Limited and MTD local service.

   
11.
AIRPORT LAND USE PLAN CONSISTENCY DETERMINATION FOR SOUTH KELLOGG RECYCLING FACILITY PROJECT (20 minutes)
  Adopt a finding that the South Kellogg Recycling Facility is inconsistent with the Airport Land Use Plan.
   

12.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION PLAN FOR 2040 REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION PLAN & SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES STRATEGY (45 minutes)

 

A.

Receive a presentation on SB 375 and requirements for preparation of a Regional Transportation Plan which includes a Sustainable Communities Strategy.

   
  B.

Approve the 2040 Regional Transportation Plan & Sustainable Communities Strategy Public Participation Plan.

     
 

C.

Appoint an ad hoc technical advisory committee for the Regional Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy comprised of the members of TTAC and TPAC.

   
 

INFORMATION ITEMS

   

13.

2012 STATE TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (STIP) FUND ESTIMATE (15 minutes)

 

Receive a report on the fund estimate and schedule for developing the 2012 STIP.

   

14.

COMMITTEE REPORTS (5 minutes)

 
   

15.

COMMUNICATIONS

 
 
 

16.

ADJOURN

 

The next Board meeting will be held on September 15, 2011 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Santa Maria.

   

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