AGENDA
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS
Thursday, September 18, 2014
9:00 AM
Board of Supervisors Hearing Room
511 E. Lakeside Parkway
Santa Maria, CA
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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, September 20, 2014 at 5:00 P.M. and Monday, September 22, 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 July 17, 2014 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 minutes)
Approve by roll call vote on one motion:
A.  CALTRANS MASTER FUND TRANSFER AGREEMENT
Adopt a resolution authorizing the Executive Director to execute a Master Fund Transfer Agreement (MFTA) with the State Department of Transportation to provide for the allocation and transfer of federal and state transportation planning funds.
B.  PROJECT STUDY REPORT WORK PROGRAM FOR  FY YEARS 13/14 TO 15/16
Approve Three-Year Project Study Report Work Program for period FY 14/15   to 16/17.
C.  HIGHWAY 246 PASSING LANES PROJECT
1.     Approve the recommendation from the North County Subregional Committee to use $1.678 million in Measure A cost savings to fill a funding shortfall to complete the project.  

2.     Authorize the chair to execute cooperative agreements with Caltrans for highway construction and landscaping construction of Phase I of the Highway 246 passing lanes project using $21.782 million in Measure A funding.
D.  2013 FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM  
Adopt Federal Transportation Improvement Program (FTIP) Amendment #19 to amend multiple funding sources in the 2013 FTIP. Changes include: a new SHOPP Minor project added; a new SHOPP Collision Reduction project added; a new Operations and Maintenance center project for the City of Lompoc Transit added; a new project on Paradise and Gibraltar roads for the County added; a new Bus Yard Expansion project added for Santa Maria Area Transit; changes to FTA 5307 funding amounts for eight individual Santa Maria Area Transit projects; revisions to FTA 5311(f) amounts for the Guadalupe Bus Purchase project; and programming ATP funds to eight projects awarded ATP in Cycle 1.
E.  AMENDED FY 12-13 MEASURE A ALTERNATIVE TRANSPORTATION AUDITS        
Approve the amended Fiscal Year 12-13 Measure A Alternative Transportation Audit reports to include interest earnings on revenue, as prepared by Moss, Levy & Hartzheim, LLP.
F.  FY 2014-15 MEASURE A MAINTENANCE OF EFFORT REQUIREMENTS  
Approve Measure A Maintenance of Effort (MOE) amounts for FY 2014-2015.
 G.  FY 2014-15 OVERALL WORK PROGRAM AMENDMENT
Adopt resolution amending the FY 2014-15 Overall Work Program to reflect the award of a Caltrans Transportation Planning Grant for $90,200 for update of the Santa Barbara County Transit Resource Guide.
 H.  PERSONNEL MANUAL UPDATE
Authorize release of Request for Proposals for human resources services to update SBCAG personnel policies and employee manual. 
6.EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT (10 minutes)
Cycle 1 Active Transportation Program Results  
State Cap and Trade program
Federal TIGER VI program
7. CALTRANS DISTRICT DIRECTOR’S REPORT (10 minutes)
PUBLIC HEARINGS
8.
2015 FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (10 minutes)
Hold public hearing and adopt 2015 FTIP.
INFORMATION ITEMS
9.
101 HOV PROJECT CORRIDOR ADVISOR (20 minutes)
Receive a presentation from the U.S. 101 Corridor Advisor, Tony Harris of PointC consulting.
10.COMMITTEE MEETINGS
LOSSAN – August 14th (Director Carbajal)
Coast Rail Coordinating Council – August 14th (Director Schneider)
CalVans meeting – September 11th (Director Richardson)  
Coastal Express Policy Advisory Committee – September 12th (Directors Wolf,  Schneider, Carbajal)  
Pacific Surfliner Board meeting – September 15th (Director Schneider)
11.COMMUNICATIONS
12.ADJOURN
The next Board meeting will be held on October 16, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Santa Barbara.
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