AGENDA
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS
Thursday, March 19, 2015
8:30 AM
Board of Supervisors Hearing Room
105 E. Anapamu Street, 4th Floor
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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.

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AGENDA
1.CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL
2.PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Approve minutes from the February 19, 2015 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.  MEASURE A REVENUE ESTIMATES
Approve Measure A revenue estimates for Fiscal Years 2015/16 to 2019/20.
B.  LOW CARBON TRANSIT OPERATIONS PROGRAM
Approve projects for Fiscal Year 2014/15 Low Carbon Transit Operations Program    funding for City of Guadalupe, Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District (MTD) and SBCAG Traffic Solutions.
C.  STATE TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
Approve request for amendment to the State Transportation Improvement Program to delay construction funding from FY 15/16 to 16/17 for Goleta’s Ekwill/Fowler project.
D.  RAIL SIDING COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT 
Authorize the Chair to execute a cooperative funding agreement with Caltrans for preliminary engineering and environmental studies for the Ortega and Seacliff Rail Siding projects.
E.  MEASURE A FUNDING AGREEMENT: BUELLTON SIDEWALKS/STREETSCAPE 
Authorize the Chair to sign a cooperative agreement with the City of Buellton to provide $250,000 in North County regional Measure A funds to the City to complete the Buellton Sidewalk and Streetscape Project.
6.EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S REPORT (10 minutes)
7. CALTRANS DISTRICT DIRECTOR'S REPORT (10 minutes)
INFORMATION ITEMS
8. PACIFIC SURFLINER SERVICE  (45 minutes)  
A.  Receive presentation by Jennifer Bergener, Executive Director of the LOSSAN Rail Corridor Agency on the transition of Pacific Surfliner service from state to local control and agency initiatives for 2015.
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B.  Receive presentation by California State Transportation Agency Deputy Secretary Chad Edison on the effort by the state and the LOSSAN Joint Powers Authority to modify the Pacific Surfliner schedule to serve peak hour commuters between Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties.
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ACTION ITEMS
9. US 101 HOV WIDENING PROJECT (45 minutes)
A.  Receive a presentation from U.S. 101 Corridor Advisor, Tony Harris, on  recommendations for advancing the design of the project.     

B.  Authorize the Chair to sign an amendment to the contract with PointC consulting to increase the budget for the current fiscal year by $25,000.
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10.COMMITTEE MEETINS

Calvans Board meeting March 12th (Director Richardson)

11.COMMUNICATIONS
12.RECESS TO CLOSED SESSION (30 minutes)
Public Employee Performance Evaluation - Executive Director (Gov.Code sec. 54957(b)(1))
13.REPORT FROM CLOSED SESSION
14.ADJOURN
The next Board meeting will be held on April 16, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Santa Maria.
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