SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Board of Supervisors Hearing Room
105 E. Anapamu Street, 4th Floor
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
|1.||CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL|
|2.||PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE|
|3.||RECESS TO CLOSED SESSION
A. Conference with Legal Counsel (Gov. Code § 54956.9)
Santa Barbara County Superior Court Consolidated Case No. 1468955. Transportation Futures Committee, et al., v. CALIFORNIA
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, et al.
and LAWRENCE GRASSINI, et al., Petitioners, v. CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, et al., Respondent
|4.||REPORT FROM CLOSED SESSION|
APPROVAL OF MINUTES|
Approve minutes from the June 18, 2015 board of directors meeting.
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.||CONSENT CALENDAR (5 minutes)|
Approve by roll call vote on one motion:
SURFACE TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM|
Amend Appendix 7 of the 2015 Federal Transportation Improvement Program (FTIP) to include Fiscal Year 14/15 Local Surface Transportation Program apportionments.
OTHER POST EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS
Authorize chair to execute a $2,900 professional services contract with Total Compensation Systems, Inc. to perform an actuarial valuation of the Santa Barbara County Association of Government’s (SBCAG’s) Other Post-Employment Benefits (OPEB).
2015 FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION
IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM |
A. Approve submittal of FTA 5339 Transit Capital Application for Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District.
B. Adopt a resolution approving Amendment #7 to the 2015 Federal Transportation Improvement Program (FTIP) to make changes to one grouped project and four individually listed projects, detailed below.
CALTRANS DIVISION OF
AERONAUTICS GRANT RESOLUTION
Authorize staff, by resolution (Attachment 1), to submit an Acquisition and Development (A&D) grant application (Attachment 2) to Caltrans for funding in the amount of $155,000 for environmental review of the draft Airport Land Use Compatibility Plan.
FINAL 2015 PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
Adopt a resolution (Attachment 1) approving SBCAG’s final 2015 Public Participation Plan.
FINAL REGIONAL ACTIVE
TRANSPORTATION PLAN |
Adopt a resolution approving the final Regional Active Transportation Plan and certify the Mitigated Negative Declaration, including a Mitigation and Monitoring Program, pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act.
MEASURE A NORTH COUNTY BICYCLE AND
PEDESTRIAN AND SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL PROGRAM CYCLE 2 COOPERATIVE
Authorize the Chair to sign a cooperative agreement with the City of Santa Maria for Cycle 2 of the North County Measure A Safe Routes to School, Bicycle and Pedestrian and Program.
ENVIRONMENTAL ENHANCEMENT AND
MITIGATION PROGRAM |
Approve SBCAG project resolution for the 2014/15 Grant Cycle of the Environmental Enhancement and Mitigation Program for the Rincon Multi-use Trail project application.
FY 2013-2014 MEASURE A AUDITS
Accept the Fiscal Year 13-14 Measure A audit reports and management letter prepared by Moss, Levy & Hartzheim, LLP.
MEASURE A MAINTENANCE OF
EFFORT AND ALTERNATIVE TRANSPORTATION REQUIREMENTS
Approve Measure A Maintenance of Effort (MOE) amounts for FY 2015-2016 and receive an update on Maintenance of Effort and Alternative Transportation compliance.
MEASURE A CITIZENS OVERSIGHT
Receive the Citizens’ Oversight Committee letter regarding compliance with the provisions, requirements, and voter mandates specified in the Measure A Investment Plan and Ordinance Number Five.
AIRPORT LAND USE PLAN
CONSISTENCY REVIEW OF EASTERN GOLETA VALLEY COMMUNITY PLAN
Adopt findings for the Eastern Goleta Valley Community Plan (Attachment 1) and determine that the plan is consistent with the Airport Land Use Plan.
1. County of Santa Barbara’s Draft Environmental Impact Report
AMENDMENT #1 TO MEASURE A
CONTRACT CUYAMA BUS STOPS
Authorize the Chair to sign an amendment #1 to a contract with MNS Engineers to provide $3,159 in Measure A funding for additional construction management services for the Highway 166 Cuyama Bus Stops project.
|8.||EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT (10 minutes)|
|9.||CALTRANS DISTRICT DIRECTOR’S REPORT (10 minutes)|
101 HOV PROJECT
(20 minutes) |
A. US 101 High Occupancy Vehicle (“HOV”) Project.
1. Receive an update on progress made on the US 101 HOV project.
2. Authorize the Chair to execute the contracts with the following consultants to complete the Decision Point Documents for Phase IV of the UC 101 HOV Project:
i. Mark Thomas and Company to provide detailed design services to complete Decision Point Documents at a cost not to exceed $4,924,977, including authorization for the Executive Director to approve contract amendments that may be necessary up to 10% of the contract value, or not to exceed $492,498.
ii. up to 10% of the contract value, or not to exceed $489,092.
iii. Stantec Consulting Services, Inc. to provide Hydraulic / Hydrological analysis and expertise as defined in US 101 Corridor Service SB-1 at a cost not to exceed $600,000.
iv. MNS Engineers to provide Right of Way / Utility / Railroad Coordination and Support services as defined in US 101 Corridor Service SB-2 at a cost not to exceed $250,000.
v. Galvin Preservation Associates (GPA) to provide Coastal Permitting and Environmental Support services as defined in US 101 Corridor Service SB-3 at a cost not to exceed $250,000.
3. Authorize the Chair to execute agreements with Caltrans and for the board to approve the following actions for the US 101 HOV Project.
i. Memorandum of Understanding with Caltrans to define roles, responsibilities, and funding commitments during the development of Decision Point Documents, equating to 35% design, for the 10 mile corridor (Agreement # MOU.3701.01.0)
ii. Cooperative Agreement with Caltrans to define roles and responsibilities related to Caltrans’ oversight of consultants retained by SBCAG to prepare Decision Point Documents for the northern segment of the 101 HOV Project (Agreement #CPA.3701.01.0).
4. Find that these actions are within the scope of the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) prepared by the lead agency Caltrans at http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist05/projects/sb_101hov/reports.html and certified by Caltrans on August 26, 2014 and find that the Board has reviewed and considered that EIR and the environmental effects of the Project as shown in the EIR prior to approving these actions.
5. Make CEQA findings and statement of overriding considerations, approve mitigation and monitoring plan, direct staff to file a Notice of Determination.
B. U.S. Highway 101 Rehabilitation Project.
1.Authorize the Chair to execute and for the Board to approve Cooperative agreement with Caltrans to define roles and responsibilities related to Caltrans’ oversight of consultants retained by SBCAG to complete preliminary engineering to be used for the environmental analysis for the northern segment of the 101 Rehabilitation Project (Agreement #CPA.3701.02.0).
2. Determine that this action is exempt from CEQA pursuant to CEQA Guidelines section 15378(b)(4) as it is “not a project.”
C. Authorize the Chair to sign a contract amendment with PointC Consulting to provide design related advisory services during FY 15/16 at a cost not to exceed $195,948.
Attachment 1: Contract with Mark Thomas and Company (PSC.3701.01.0)
Attachment 2: Contract with Stantec Consulting Services Inc. (PSC.3701.02.0)
Attachment 3: Contract with MNS Engineers (PSC.3701.03.0)
Attachment 4: Contract with GPA Consulting (PSC.3701.04.0)
Attachment 5: MOU with Caltrans (MOU.3701.01.0)
Attachment 6: Cooperative Agreement with Caltrans (CPA.3701.01.0) for 101 HOV Project
Attachment 7: Cooperative Agreement with Caltrans (CPA.3701.02.0) for 101 Rehab Project
Attachment 8: Contract with PointC Consulting for FY 15/16
Attachment 9. CEQA Findings and Statement of Overriding Consideration for HOV Project approvals.
Attachment 10. SBCAG Mitigation and Monitoring Plan for HOV Project Approvals.
LEGISLATIVE UPDATE (15 minutes) |
Receive report on proposed state and federal legislation regarding transportation funding.
CALCOG Sacramento Legislative Day – June 18, 2015 (Director Lingl) LOSSAN Board meeting—July 31, 2015 (Director Carbajal)
CRCC meeting— July 31, 2015 (Director Schneider)
|14.||RECESS TO CLOSED SESSION
A. Conference with Labor Negotiators (Gov. Code section 54957.6)
Agency designated representatives: Jim Kemp, Bobbi Didier Unrepresented employees: All SBCAG employees
B. Public Employee Performance Evaluation - Executive Director (Gov. Code sec. 54957(b)(1))
|15.||REPORT FROM CLOSED SESSION|
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