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AGENDA

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS

Thursday, January 19, 2012

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, January 21, 2012 at 5:00 P.M. and Monday, January 23, 2012 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 – Existing Litigation (Gov. Code sec. 54956.9(a) Ward v. First Transit, Inc., City of Santa Maria, County of Santa Barbara, and SBCAG; Santa Barbara County Superior Court Case No. 1389349
     
  B. Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation (Gov. Code sec. 54956.9(a)). State of California (Caltrans) v. 927 Indio Muerto, Second Appellate Dist., Division 6, Case No. B219227.
     
  C. Public Employee Performance Evaluation - Executive Director (Gov.Code sec. 54957(b)(1))
4. REPORT ON CLOSED SESSION
   
5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
  Approve minutes from the November 17, 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. FTA 5311 PROGRAM OF PROJECTS
    1. Approve the Program of Projects for Federal Transit Administration non-urbanized area transit funds (Section 5311) in Santa Barbara County for FY 2011/12.
     
    2. Approve Formal Amendment #15 to the 2011 FTIP to program FTA 5311 funding for FY 11/12.
     
  B.

VENTURA – SANTA BARBARA/GOLETA COMMUTER BUS SERVICE

    Authorize the Executive Director to secure facilitation services for an amount not to exceed $4,000 in Measure A South Coast Interregional Transit Program funds to define goals, objectives, and priorities for commuter bus service between Ventura and Santa Barbara counties.
     
  C. BOARD MEETING SCHEDULE FOR 2012
Approve SBCAG Board of Directors regular meeting schedule for 2012.
     
D.

FY 2011-12 OVERALL WORK PROGRAM AMENDMENTS FOR PROPOSITION 84 TRAVEL MODEL GRANT FUNDING, SUSTAINABLE COMMUNTIES STRATEGY AND REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION PLAN

    Adopt a resolution amending the FY 2011-12 Overall Work Program to:
    1.  Add a carryover balance of $29,650 in remaining Proposition 84 travel model grant funds and decrease the local matching funds by $99,650 in the Travel Demand Forecasting Work Element (2250); and
     
    2. Increase both the Sustainable Communities Strategy (2260) and Regional Transportation Plan (3210) Work Elements by $49,900 (composed of $40,000 in federal Consolidated Planning Grant (PL) funds and $9,900 in required matching local funds).
     
  E. PROPOSITION 84 GRANT APPLICATION
    Adopt resolution authorizing submittal of application to the State Strategic Growth Council for a Proposition 84 Sustainable Communities grant to support preparation of the Sustainable Communities Strategy required by SB 375.
     
 

F.

DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN
    Adopt resolution ratifying the Executive Director’s approval of certification of the Hartford employee deferred compensation plan and adoption of same.
     
 

G.

FEDERAL TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION SECTION 5307 CALL FOR PROJECTS
    Approve project selection procedures for FTA 5307 funding and authorize a call for projects.
     
  H. PROPOSITION 1B TRANSIT SECURITY PROGRAM
    Approve Projects for the Fiscal Year 2011/12 Proposition 1B Transit Security Grant Program for Submittal to California Emergency Management Agency.
     
8.

 
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT (10 minutes)

 

9.

CALTRANS DISTRICT DIRECTOR’S REPORT (10 minutes)
   
 

PUBLIC HEARINGS

   

10.

UNMET TRANSIT NEEDS                      (10:00 a.m. TIME CERTAIN) (45 minutes)

  Hold hearing and receive public input on unmet transit needs in Santa Barbara County
11.
MEASURE A ORDINANCE AMENDMENT     (5 minutes)
 

Conduct second hearing and adopt an amendment to Ordinance No. 5 of the Santa Barbara Local Transportation Authority to make technical changes to Section 21(b)(requires 2/3rds majority approval—9 affirmative votes)

   
 

ACTION ITEMS

   
12.
ELECTION OF OFFICERS FOR 2012          (5 minutes)
  Elect Board Chair and Vice-Chair for 2012.  
   

13.

MEASURE A BICYCLE & PEDESTRIAN AND SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL PROGRAMS (15 minutes)
  Approve projects recommended by South Coast Subregional Committee for funding cycle 1.
   

14.

ROUTE 154 TRUCK SAFETY (15 minutes)
  A. Request that Assemblymember Williams introduce an Assembly Resolution supporting measures to improve safety on State Route 154.
   
  B. Authorize chair to sign letter to Caltrans District Director Rich Krumholz requesting that Route 154 be designated as part of the California Truck Advisory Network and not recommended for trucks.
     

15.

FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE AGENDA                (20 minutes)
  A. Receive report on federal transportation program reauthorization (SAFETEA-LU) and approve federal legislative agenda for 2012.
     
  B. Authorize the chair to sign a letter to Senator Boxer commenting on Moving ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21—the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee reauthorization proposal).
     
  C. Select and authorize SBCAG delegation to schedule meetings in Washington DC to advocate for SBCAG legislative agenda.
     
 

INFORMATION ITEMS

   

16.

COMMITTEE REPORTS  
  CALCOG Delegates Meeting - November 30 (Richardson)
  LOSSAN Board meeting - December 14 (Carbajal)
   

17.

COMMUNICATIONS

  A. Board Advance Calendar
     
  B. January TTAC, TPAC and JTAC Draft Meeting Minutes
   

19.

ADJOURN

 

The next Board meeting will be held on February 16, 2012 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Santa Barbara.

   

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