AGENDA
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS
Thursday, January 16, 2014
8:30 AM
Board of Supervisors Hearing Room
511 E. Lakeside Parkway
Santa Maria, CA
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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 E. Anapamu Street, 4th 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 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.

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TV COVERAGE: Santa Barbara County Association of Governments (SBCAG) Board of Directors meetings are televised live on County of Santa Barbara Television (CSBTV) Channel 20. Rebroadcast of this SBCAG meeting will be on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:00 P.M. and Monday, January 20, 2014 at 5:00 P.M.
AGENDA
1.CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL
2.PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
3.APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Approve minutes from the November 21, 2013 Board of Directors meeting.
4.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.
5.CONSENT CALENDAR (5 Minues)
Approve by roll call vote on one motion:
A. MEETING SCHEDULE FOR 2014
Approve SBCAG Board of Directors regular meeting schedule for 2014.
B. PROJECT DATABASE SERVICE CONTRACT
Authorize Chair to sign a one-year contract with EcoInteractive, Inc. to continue Federal Transportation Improvement Program project database services.
C. TRANSPORTATION DEVELOPMENT ACT FAREBOX POLICY
Adopt resolutions reducing the minimum farebox recovery ratio required by the Transportation Development Act from 20% to 15% for the City of Lompoc Transit (COLT) and Santa Maria Area Transit (SMAT) for fiscal year 2014-15.
D. MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING FOR BREEZE ROUTE 100
Adopt amendment to Memorandum of Understanding for the Breeze Route 100 Intercity Transit Service to include provisions related to indemnity and insurance requirements.
E. FY 2014-15 CALTRANS TRANSPORTATION PLANNING GRANT APPLICATIONS
Adopt resolutions authorizing submittal of applications for Fiscal Year 2014-15 Caltrans Transportation Planning Grants.
F. REGIONAL HOUSING NEEDS ALLOCATION CREDIT FOR HOUSING PLANNED BY EXEMPT ENTITIES
Authorize Chair to sign a letter to the State Department Housing and Community Development regarding Regional Housing Needs Allocation (RHNA) credit for housing planned by "exempt entities" and direct staff to gauge interest and support of other metropolitan planning organizations and local governments.
G. MEASURE A CITIZENS OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE
Appoint Tessie Martinez to the Measure A Citizens Oversight Committee to fill a vacant North County position.
6.EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S REPORT (10 minutes)
7.CALTRANS DISTRICT DIRECTOR'S REPORT (10 minutes)
PUBLIC HEARINGS
8.UNMET TRANSIT NEEDS (30 minutes) (Note: Hearing will not begin before 10:00 a.m.)
Hold hearing and receive public input on unmet transit needs in Santa Barbara County.
ACTION ITEMS
9.U.S. 101 HOV WIDENING PROJECT (1 hour)
10. FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE AGENDA (20 minutes)
A. Receive report on federal transportation issues and approve SBCAG’s federal legislative agenda for 2014.
B. Select and authorize SBCAG delegation to schedule meetings in Washington DC to advocate for SBCAG legislative agenda.
11. ELECTION OF OFFICERS FOR 2014 (5 minutes)
Elect Board Chair and Vice-chair for 2014.
12. RESOLUTION OF APPRECIATION (5 minutes)
Adopt resolution of appreciation for outgoing Chair Roger Aceves.
INFORMATION ITEMS
13.COMMITTEE MEETINGS
CalVans meeting – January 9th (Director Richardson)
Pacific Surfliner Board meeting – January 15th (Director Carbajal)
14.COMMUNICATIONS
15.ADJOURN
The next Board meeting will be held on February 20, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Santa Barbara.
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