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AGENDA

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS

Thursday, July 19, 2012

10:00 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: This Santa Barbara County Association of Governments (SBCAG) Board of Directors meetings will be televised live on County Santa Barbara Television (CSBTV) Channel 20 at 10:00 A.M. Rebroadcast of this SBCAG meeting will be on Saturday, July 21, 2012 at 5:00 P.M. and Monday,  July 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
  None
   
5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
  Approve minutes from the June 21, 2012 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. 2040 RTP-SCS ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT CONSULTANT CONTRACT
Approve and authorize Executive Director to sign a contract in the amount of $98,785 with Rincon Consultants, Inc. to prepare a program Environmental Impact Report for the 2040 Regional Transportation Plan and Sustainable Communities Strategy.
     
  B.

AIRPORT LAND USE COMPATIBILITY PLAN ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW CONSULTANT REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

    Approve and authorize release of a Request for Proposals for the environmental review of the draft Airport Land Use Compatibility Plan.
     
  C. COASTAL EXPRESS LIMITED FARE CHANGE
Approve fare reduction and minor schedule changes for the Coastal Express Limited commuter bus service.
     
D. FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM  (ITEM PULLED FROM AGENDA)
Adopt Federal Transportation Improvement Program (FTIP) Amendment #20 to revise funding programmed for the Union Valley Parkway Extension Project.
     
  E. MEASURE A HIGHWAY 166 PROJECTS
    Authorize the Chair to execute a contract amendment (Amendment No. 1) with Psomas for conceptual engineering and environmental studies related to various Highway 166 projects at a cost not to exceed $152,000
     
 

F.

TRAVEL MODEL UPGRADE CONSULTANT CONTRACT AMENDMENT
    Authorize the Chair to execute contract amendment, including amendment to scope of work, with Caliper Corporation for additional travel model at a cost increase not to exceed $40,000.
     
8.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT       (10 minutes)
  Legislative Report
• Update on VISTA contract

 

9.

CALTRANS DISTRICT DIRECTOR’S REPORT (10 minutes)
   
 

PUBLIC HEARINGS

  No public hearings.
   
 

ACTION ITEMS

   

10.

DRAFT AIRPORT LAND USE COMPATIBILITY PLAN UPDATE                 (60 minutes)
  Review and comment on draft Airport Land Use Compatibility Plan update and provide policy direction on draft Chapters 1, 2, and 3, including draft airport maps.
   
11.
CLEAN AIR EXPRESS  (15 minutes) 
 

Authorize the Executive Director to sign a revised Memorandum of Understanding with the City of Santa Maria to administer the Clean Air Express in FY 2012/13.

   
 

INFORMATION ITEMS

   

12.

COMMITTEE REPORTS  
 

• July 16 LOSSAN Board meeting (Schneider)
• June 25 Measure A Citizen’s Oversight Committee

 (Gregg Hart)

   
13. COMMUNICATIONS
  Advance Calendar
Press Release: New Caltrans District 5 Director
Draft June 25, 2012 Minutes of Measure A Citizens    Oversight Committee
   

14.

ADJOURN

 

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

   

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