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AGENDA

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS

Thursday, November 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, November 19, 2011 at 5:00 P.M. and Monday, November 21, 2011 at 5:00 P.M.             

 

1.     CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL
   
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
   
3.
RECESS TO CLOSED SESSION (10 minutes)  
 

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL—EXISTING LITIGATION,(Gov. Code Section 54956.9): Neighbors for Smart Rail v. Exposition Metro Line Construction Authority (Court of Appeal No. B232655), Second Appellate District

4. REPORT ON CLOSED SESSION
   
5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
  Approve minutes from the October 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)
   
     
  A. MEASURE A FINANCIAL ADVISOR
Authorize the chair to sign a contract with KNN Public Finance, Inc. to provide Measure A Financial Advisory services for a period of three years, at a cost for on-call services in FY 11/12 – 12/13 not to exceed $30,000.
     
  B. AUTHORIZING RESOLUTION FOR 5311(f) GRANT FOR NORTH COUNTY TRANSIT PLAN UPDATE
    Adopt authorizing resolution accepting $85,500 in 5311(f) grant funding for update of the North County Transit Plan.
     
  C. UNMET TRANSIT NEEDS
Receive summary of Unmet Transit Needs outreach process for 2012-13 and set public hearing on unmet transit needs for January 19, 2012, 10:00 AM time certain in Santa Maria.
     
D. ESTIMATED REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION PLAN ADOPTION DATE
Approve a letter to the State Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) and Department of Transportation (Caltrans) regarding the estimated adoption date of Regional Transportation Plan (RTP).
     
  E. TRANSPORTATION DEVELOPMENT ACT (TDA) AMENDMENT
    Adopt a resolution revising the FY 2010-11 Transportation Development Act (TDA) claim for the Santa Maria Organization of Transportation Helpers (SMOOTH) and to provide for TDA adjustments as requested.
     
 

F.

DYNAMIC RIDESHARING SOFTARE CONTRACT
   

Authorize the chair to sign an agreement with Avego, Inc. for Software Consulting Services for the Dynamic Ridesharing Pilot Project in an amount not to exceed $59,906.

     
 

G.

TRANSIT SIGNAL PRIORITY PROJECT – UPPER STATE ST
    Authorize the chair to sign a contract with DDL Traffic, Inc. in the amount of $37,600 for equipment required to implement this project (part of the South Coast ITS Plan) in the City of Santa Barbara.
     
  H. FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
    Approve Amendment #13 to the Federal Transportation Improvement Program to add Federal Safe Routes to School funding to projects in Santa Barbara County.
     
  I. 2012 STIP/REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
   

Adopt a resolution approving the Regional Transportation Improvement Program for funding made available through the 2012 State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) funding cycle.

   
8.

 
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT (10 minutes)

 

9.

CALTRANS DISTRICT DIRECTOR’S REPORT (10 minutes)
   
 

PUBLIC HEARINGS

   

10.

MEASURE A ORDINANCE AMENDMENT (5 minutes)
  A. Approve introduction (first reading) of an amendment to Ordinance No. 5 of the Santa Barbara Local Transportation Authority to make technical changes to Section 21 (b));
     
  B. Read title and waive further reading of the ordinance; and 
     
  C. Set hearing on December 15, 2011 to consider adoption (second reading) of amendment to Ordinance No. 5.
 

 

 

ACTION ITEMS

   
11.
WESTAR MIXED-USE PROJECT AIRPORT LAND USE PLAN CONSISTENCY REVIEW (15 minutes)
 

Adopt findings for the Westar Mixed Use Project (Attachment 1) and determine that the project is consistent with the Airport Land Use Plan.

   

12.

REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION PLAN GOALS, OBJECTIVES AND PERFORMANCE MEASURES (20 minutes)
  Approve Goals, Objectives & Performance Measures for the 2040 Regional Transportation Plan and Sustainable Communities Strategy.
   

13.

CALTRANS’ PROJECT STUDY REPORT REIMBURSEMENT POLICY (20 minutes)
 

Discuss Caltrans Project Study Report (PSR) reimbursement policy and consider authorizing chair to a send letter.

   

14.

REGIONAL GROWTH FORECAST & REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION PLAN CONSULTANT ASSISTANCE CONTRACTS   (10 minutes)
  A. Authorize the Executive Director to enter into a professional service agreement not to exceed $15,000 with a qualified consultant with expertise in forecasting for technical assistance in preparation of the Regional Growth Forecast (RGF)
   
  B. Authorize the Executive Director to renew consultant Bob Leiter’s professional service agreement for 2012.

 

 
 

INFORMATION ITEMS

   

15.

PROJECT FUNDING PLAN (20 minutes)
  Receive a report and provide comments to staff on conceptual funding plans being developed for:
  A. U.S. 101 Union Valley Parkway Interchange
  B. Hwy 225 Relinquishment (Las Positas Road \ Cliff Drive)
  C. Hwy 166 Safety Improvements
   

16.

MEASURE A ANNUAL REPORT (10 minutes)
  Receive a presentation on the draft Measure A Annual Report for 2010/2011.
   

17.

COMMITTEE REPORTS
  • LOSSAN Board meeting of October 26
   

18.

COMMUNICATIONS

  A. Public Information Meeting Announcement for U.S. 101 High Occupancy Vehicle Lane Project
  B. Letter from Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians requesting membership on SBCAG board
  C. Letter to California Transportation Commission regarding U.S. 101 Central Coalition Meeting in Santa Barbara on October 13.
  D. Draft TTAC Minutes of November 3
  E. Draft Joint Technical Advisory Committee Minutes of November 3
  F. SBCAG Board Advance Calendar
  G. Letter from SBCAG Chair to California Transportation Commission
   

19.

ADJOURN

 

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

   

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