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AGENDA

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS

Thursday, April 19, 2012

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 21, 2012 at 5:00 P.M. and Monday, April 23, 2012 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 March 15, 2012 board of directors meeting.

   
6.
APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR  
 
     
  A. MEASURE A BICYCLE & PEDESTRIAN & SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL PROGRAMS
    Authorize the Chair to sign a cooperative agreement with the City of Buellton for Cycle I of the North County Measure A Safe Routes to School, Bicycle and Pedestrian Program.
     
  B. REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION PLAN ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT
    Authorize release of a request for proposals to hire a consultant to prepare the 2040 Regional Transportation Plan–Sustainable Communities Strategy Environmental Impact Report.
     
  C. AMTRAK BOARD
   

Authorize chair to sign letter supporting appointment of California Transportation Commissioner Yvonne Burke to Amtrak Board of Directors.

     
  D. SANTA BARBARA COUNTY TRANSIT ADVISORY COMMITTEE BYLAWS AMENDMENTS AND MEMBER APPOINTMENTS
    1.

Adopt amendments to Santa Barbara Transit Advisory Committee (SBCTAC) bylaws shown in Attachment 1 by adoption of resolution in Attachment 2 to conform to Transportation Development Act requirements.

 
    2.

Appoint members to SBCTAC as shown in Attachment 3 to resolve membership vacancy and term limit issues in compliance with the Transportation Development Act.

     
  E. FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
   

Adopt Federal Transportation Improvement Program (FTIP) amendment #18 to increase funding for projects in the Highway Bridge Program Lump Sum.

     
  F. FY 2011-12 OVERALL WORK PROGRAM AMENDMENTS
    Adopt a resolution (Attachment 1) amending the FY 2011-12 Overall Work Program to reflect actual staffing resources required, as follows:
    1.

Reduce the Regional/Subregional Coordination

(1220), Public Participation and Information (1230) and Highway Planning (3220) Work Elements by $33,600, $49,400 and $28,200, respectively; and

     
    2.

Increase the Regional Transportation Plan (3210), Transit/Paratransit Planning (3220), Passenger Rail Service Planning (3240) and Bicycle/Pedestrian Planning Work Elements by $47,600, $20,700, $28,200 and $14,700, respectively.

     
  G. MEASURE A BICYCLE & PEDESTRIAN & SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL PROGRAMS
   

Authorize the Chair to sign a cooperative agreement with the City of Carpinteria for Cycle I of the South Coast Measure A Safe Routes to School and Bicycle and Pedestrian Programs.

     
  H. GOLETA BUSINESS PARK COMMUTER RAIL PLATFORM
   

Authorize the Executive Director to sign a contract with JL Patterson & Associates to prepare preliminary design of a new Goleta passenger platform, at cost not to exceed $30,000, using Measure A South Coast Passenger/Commuter Rail Program funding.

     
  I. CLEAN AIR EXPRESS MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING
   

Authorize the Executive Director to sign a revised Memorandum of Understanding with the City of Santa Maria to administer the Clean Air Express in FY2012/13.

   
  J. MEASURE A BICYCLE & PEDESTRIAN & SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL PROGRAMS
    Authorize the Chair to sign a cooperative agreement with the City of Guadalupe for Cycle 1 of the North County Measure A Safe Routes to School, Bicycle and Pedestrian and Program.
   
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

   
 

ACTION ITEMS

   
10.
UNMET TRANSIT NEEDS (15 minutes)
 

Review and comment on the Draft 2012 Transit Needs Assessment.

   
11.

AIRPORT LAND USE PLAN CONSISTENCY REVIEW, SANTA MARIA AIRPORT MASTERPLAN RUNWAY EXTENSION

(20 minutes)

 
  Determine the Santa Maria Airport Master Plan consistent with the County’s Airport Land Use Plan
   
12.
OVERALL WORK PROGRAM (15 minutes)
 

Review and comment on the Draft FY 2012-13 Overall Work Program.

   
 

INFORMATION ITEMS

   
13.
US 101 HOV LANES (PHASE 2) MUSSEL SHOALS TO CARPINTERIA (20 minutes)
  Receive a presentation on Phase 2 construction staging and implementation of the Traffic Management Plan.
   
14.

REGIONAL HOUSING NEEDS ASSESSMENT / REGIONAL GROWTH FORECAST

 (30 minutes)

 

Receive an update on the RHNA process and draft Regional Growth Forecast.

   
15.

COMMITTEE REPORTS 

 

LOSSAN Board Meeting—March 30 (Carbajal, Schneider)

  Ad Hoc Highway 154 Truck Safety Committee—April 4 (Farr, Wolf, Aceves, Richardson)
  101 Central Coast Coalition Sacramento Lobby Day—April 11 (Aceves)
  CalVans Board meeting—April 12 (Wolf)
   
16. COMMUNICATIONS
  Board Advance Calendar
  Draft meeting minutes for April 4 Technical Transportation Advisory Committee, Technical Planning Advisory Committee and Joint Technical Advisory Committee
  Letter to California Members of House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee requesting support for TIGER IV grant application
  Letter from South Coast Subregional committee to VCTC chair on Ventura Regional Transit Study
     
17. ADJOURN
  The next Board meeting will be held on May 17, 2012,  from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Santa Maria.
   

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