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AGENDA

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS

Thursday, January 17, 2013

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 in person at the County of Santa Barbara Board of Supervisors hearing room located at 105 East Anapamu Street, 4th Floor Santa Barbara, CA or by using the remote video testimony system temporarily located at the Social Services Building, Betteravia Government Center - Orcutt Room, 2125 Centerpointe Parkway, Santa Maria.   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 North San Antonio Rd., 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 19, 2012 at 5:00 P.M. and Monday, January 21, 2012 at 5:00 P.M.             

1.     CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL
2.

1.        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 December 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)

 

Approve by roll call vote on one motion:

A.

 AIRPORT LAND USE COMPATIBILITY PLAN FUNDING APPLICATION

Authorize staff to apply for California Department of Transportation Acquisition & Development funding and local matching funds for environmental review of the draft Airport Land Use Compatibility Plan.

 

B.

 RESOLUTION OF APPRECIATION

Adopt a resolution of appreciation for former board member Joni Gray.

 

8.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT           (10 minutes)

    Appointment of Yvonne Burke to Amtrak Board

 

     CTC approval of State-Local Partnership Program fund exchange

 

     Union Valley Parkway Phase III Bid Opening

 

      Assemblymember Katcho Achadjian on Assembly Transp. Committee

 

      Board member photos for SBCAG website

9.

CALTRANS DISTRICT DIRECTOR’S REPORT (10 minutes)

PUBLIC HEARINGS

10.

1.         UNMET TRANSIT NEEDS

(10:00  10:00 a.m. TIME CERTAIN) (30 minutes)

 Hold hearing and receive public input on unmet transit needs in Santa Barbara County

 

   

ACTION ITEMS

11.

 FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE AGENDA (20 minutes)

 

A.

 Receive report on federal transportation issues and approve SBCAG’s federal legislative agenda for 2013.

 

B.  Select and authorize SBCAG delegation to schedule meetings in Washington DC to advocate for SBCAG legislative agenda.

12.

COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS                 (10 minutes)

  A. Appoint one delegate and one alternate to the      California    Association of Councils of Governments (CALCOG).
     
  B. Appoint one delegate and one alternate each to the Coast Rail Coordinating Council and the Los Angeles-San Diego-San Luis Obispo Rail Corridor Agency (LOSSAN) (frequency: twice/year (CRCC), once/month (LOSSAN).
     
  C. Appoint three members and an alternate to serve as SBCAG representatives on the Coastal Express Policy Committee (frequency: once/year).    
     
  D. Appoint one member and one alternate to the CalVans board of directors.    
     
  E. Appoint members to the SBCAG executive committee.
     

INFORMATION ITEMS

13

COMMITTEE REPORTS

LOSSAN Board meeting - January 16 (Dir. Carbajal)  

 

Coast Rail Coordinating Council meeting – January 10    (Dir. Schneider)

14.

COMMUNICATIONS

Board advance calendar

  Letters to SBCAG Board
   

15.

ADJOURN

The next Board meeting will be held on February 21, 2013  from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Santa Barbara.

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