AGENDA
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS
Thursday, May 21, 2015
10:00 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.

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 of Santa Barbara Television (CSBTV) Channel 20. Rebroadcast of this SBCAG meeting will be on Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 5:00 P.M. and Monday, 25, 2015 at 5:00 P.M.
AGENDA
1.CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL
2.PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
3.RECESS TO CLOSED SESSION (15 minutes)
Conference with Legal Counsel–Two cases. (Gov. Code § 54956.9)

First Case: Santa Barbara County Superior Court Case No. 1468969.  

Transportation Futures Committee, et al., v. CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, et al.

Second Case:  Santa Barbara County Superior Court Case No. 1468955.

LAWRENCE GRASSINI, et al., Petitioners, v. CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, et al., Respondent
4.REPORT FROM CLOSED SESSION
5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Approve minutes from the April 16, 2015 board of directors meeting.  
6.PUBLIC COMMENT (15 minutes)
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.  LEGAL SERVICES
Authorize Chair to execute a standard professional services agreement approved by County Counsel with Rutan and Tucker, LLP for litigation support services in an amount not to exceed $25,000. 
B.  2015 FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
Adopt a resolution approving Amendment #4 to the 2015 Federal Transportation Improvement Program (FTIP) to make changes to eight different individually listed City of Santa Maria projects and to one individually listed City of Solvang project.
C.  2015 TRANSIT NEEDS ASSESSMENT    
Adopt a resolution approving the 2015 Transit Needs Assessment including findings that there are no unmet transit needs that are reasonable to meet.

PUBLIC COMMENT LETTER
D.  ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM
Authorize staff to submit a regional funding application for the Rincon Multi-use Trail Extension/Gap Closure project for Cycle 2 of the State Active Transportation Program.
E.  FEDERAL TIGER PROGRAM
Authorize staff to submit a funding application for Cycle 7 of the Federal Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recover (TIGER) discretionary grant program for the U.S. 101 High Occupancy Vehicle lane project.
F.  ASSEMBLY CONCURRENT RESOLUTION 58
Authorize the chair to sign a letter supporting ACR 58 (Williams) designating the Ralph Fertig Memorial Bicycle-Pedestrian Path and Peter Douglas Coastal  Access Way. 
 G.  DRAFT 2015 PUBLIC PARTICIPATION PLAN
Authorize public release of SBCAG’s Draft 2015 Public Participation Plan and schedule a hearing to receive comments on the plan for June 18, 2015.
 H.  SOUTH COAST 101 HOV PROJECT  
Authorize the chair to sign a contract extension with Point C Consultants for FY 2015/16 at a cost not to exceed $184,380.
 I.  OVERALL WORK PROGRAM
Adopt a resolution approving the Fiscal Year 2015-16 Overall Work Program.  
 J.  DEFICIENCY PLAN FOR CASTILLO ST. /HALEY ST. 101 NORTHBOUND ON-RAMP INTERSECTION
Adopt a resolution rescinding the requirement for the City of Santa Barbara to prepare a Congestion Management Program (CMP) deficiency plan for the Castillo Street/Haley Street-U.S. 101 Northbound On-Ramp intersection.
 K.  CLEAN AIR EXPRESS MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING
Authorize the chair to sign amendment #2 to the Memorandum of Understanding with the City of Lompoc.  
8.EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT (10 minutes)
9. CALTRANS DISTRICT DIRECTOR’S REPORT (10 minutes)
ACTION ITEMS
10. PROJECT INTIATION DOCUMENT WORK PROGRAM (15 minutes)
Hold hearing to adopt Project Initiation Document Work Program for Fiscal Years 2015/16 to 2017/18.
11. MEASURE A PROGRAM OF PROJECTS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2015/16         (15 minutes)
Review and comment on Draft Measure A Program of Projects for Fiscal Years 2015/16 to 2019/20.

PUBLIC COMMENT LETTER
12. DRAFT FY 2015-16 SBCAG BUDGET (20 minutes)
Hold a hearing to review and comment on draft FY 2015-16 SBCAG budget which will be considered for adoption at June 18, 2015 board meeting.
INFORMATION ITEMS
13.COMMITTEE MEETINGS
LOSSAN Board meeting – April 20th (Director Carbajal)   
14.COMMUNICATIONS
15.ADJOURN
The next Board meeting will be held on June 18, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Santa Barbara.
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