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AGENDA

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS

Thursday, October 18, 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, October 20, 2012 at 5:00 P.M. and Monday, October 22, 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 September 20, 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. PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CONTRACT
    Approve standard professional service contract.
     
  B. TRAVEL MODEL AND DATA LICENSE AGREEMENT
    1. Approve a standard travel model and data license agreement.
 
    2. Adopt a resolution authorizing the Executive Director to execute standard travel model and data license agreements with other public agencies requesting use of the travel model owned by SBCAG.
     
  C. CASH BENEFIT ALLOWANCE
    Adopt a resolution approving an increase in the cash benefit allowance for employees from $160.00 to $200.00 per pay period beginning in pay period 1 of 2013.
     
  D. CLEAN AIR EXPRESS
    Approve a Memorandum of Understanding with the City of Lompoc for the operation of the Clean Air Express interregional commuter bus service.
     
  E. SANTA BARBARA COUNTY TRANSIT ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP APPOINTMENTS
    Appoint the following representatives to SBCAG’s Santa Barbara County Transit Advisory Committee (SBCTAC)
      • Steve Maas for the Santa Barbara Metropolitan  Transit District (MTD)
• Sally Nunes for Santa Maria Area Transit (SMAT)
• Chris Sneddon for County Transit
• Jim Talbott for Guadalupe Transit
     
8.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT  (10 minutes)
  California Transportation Commission Town Hall meeting October 9-10
  Legislative Report
   
9.

CALTRANS DISTRICT DIRECTOR’S REPORT (10 minutes)

   
 

PUBLIC HEARINGS

   
  NO PUBLIC HEARINGS
   
 

ACTION ITEMS

   
10.
UNION VALLEY PARKWAY PHASE III (15 minutes)
  A. Conduct first reading of an amendment to add Union Valley Parkway Phase III to the Measure A Investment Plan and direct staff to place the amendment on the November 2012 agenda for Board consideration after a noticed public hearing.
   
  B. Review the draft cooperative agreement between SBCAG, the City of Santa Maria and the County of Santa Barbara for the construction of Union Valley Parkway Phase III between Hwy 135 and Hummel Drive.
   
11.

11.   DRAFT REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION PLAN – SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES STRATEGY SCENARIOS (30 minutes)

  Direct SBCAG staff to prepare the draft 2040 Regional Transportation Plan and Sustainable Communities Strategy and draft environmental impact report based the following preferred scenario: Scenario 3 (Transit-Oriented Development/Infill) plus an enhanced transit strategy to be developed consistent with the Joint Technical Advisory Committee recommendation.
   
12.

101 HOV WIDENING PROJECT

(60 minutes)

  A. Receive presentation from staff and Caltrans on the US 101 HOV widening project.
     
  B.  Receive presentation at request of Director Carbajal on alternative proposal by Montecito Association Transportation Subcommittee for Cabrillo/Hot Springs interchange and Sheffield interchange.
   
    Public Comment letters
13. COMMITTEE REPORTS
  Calvans Board meeting – October 10, 2012 (Wolf)
LOSSAN Board meeting –October 14, 2012 (Schneider)
   
14. COMMUNICATIONS
  Board Advance Calendar
Draft Joint Technical Advisory Committee meeting minutes of October 4, 2012
Letters from Public to Board
   
15. ADJOURN
  The next Board meeting will be held on November 15, 2012,  from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Santa Barbara.
   

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