AGENDA
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS
Thursday, November 19, 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.

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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, November 21, 2015 at 5:00 P.M. and Monday, November 23, 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 (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
5.APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Approve minutes from the October 15, 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.CONSENT CALENDAR (5 minutes)
Approve by roll call vote on one motion:
A.  2016 REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
Adopt 2016 Regional Transportation Improvement Program for submittal to the   California Transportation Commission.
B.  2015 FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
Adopt Amendment No. 9 to 2015 FTIP programming recently awarded Active Transportation Program Cycle 2 funds and update projects included in the grouped Highway Bridge Program.
C.  STATE TRANSIT ASSISTANCE ALLOCATIONS
Adopt a resolution allocating $2,981,373 in State Transit Assistance (STA) funds including a carryover balance of STA interest earnings to local claimants for Fiscal Year 2014-2015.
D.  AIRPORT LAND USE PLAN CONSISTENCY REVIEW:  SANTA BARBARA AIRPORT MASTERPLAN
Adopt findings for the Santa Barbara Airport Master Plan and determine that the Master Plan and EIR are consistent with the Airport Land Use Plan for Santa Barbara.
E.  MEASURE A ORDINANCE AMENDMENT
Conduct first reading of an ordinance amendment to add the Alamo Pintado Bike and Pedestrian Bridge project in the City of Solvang into the North County subprogram of the Measure A Investment Plan and direct staff to place the amendment on the next meeting agenda of the SBCAG Board for a second reading and adoption after a noticed public hearing.
 F.  FISCAL YEAR 2016-17 CALTRANS TRANSPORTATION PLANNING GRANT APPLICATION
Direct the Executive Director to submit a revised joint application with the Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments and the San Luis Obispo County Council of Governments for a Fiscal Year 2016-17 Caltrans Transportation Planning Grant for the following project: Activity-Based Model Framework Upgrade; and adopt revised supporting resolution.  
 G. RTP-SCS CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Receive report with committee comments regarding proposal to form a Citizens Advisory Committee to guide update of the Regional Transportation Plan-Sustainable Communities Strategy. 
H.  LEGAL SERVICES
Authorize Chair to execute amendment to agreement with Colantuono, Highsmith & Whatley, PC for litigation support services increasing contract budget to $112,000.
 I.  US 101 HOV PROJECT
1.  Authorize the Chair to execute the contracts with the following consultants to complete the Decision Point Documents for Phase IV of the US 101 HOV Project:
    i.  Ayars and Associates to provide Community Outreach and Public Relations services as defined in US 101 Corridor Service SB-4 at a cost not to exceed $250,000.

    ii.  Parsons Brinckerhoff, Inc. to provide Design Visualizations / Video Production / Photography / Graphic Design support services as defined in US 101 Corridor Service SB-5 at a cost not to exceed $200,000.

    iii.  COM3 Consulting to provide Project Management Support services as defined in US 101 Corridor Service SB-6 at a cost not to exceed $100,000.

    iv.  VMS, Inc. to provide Risk and Value Analysis services as defined in US 101 Corridor Service SB-7 at a cost not to exceed $150,000.  

2.  Find that these actions are within the scope of the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) Project ID# 0500000225 SCH# 2009051018 prepared by the lead agency Caltrans and available at       http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist05/projects/sb_101hov/reports.html and certified by Caltrans on August 26, 2014 and 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, and that on August 20, 2015, the Board previously adopted statements of overriding consideration and a mitigation and monitoring plan for this Project.
  J.  BOARD MEETING SCHEDULE FOR 2016
Approve SBCAG Board of Directors regular meeting schedule for 2016.
8.EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT (10 minutes)  
9.CALTRANS DISTRICT DIRECTOR’S REPORT (10 minutes)
ACTION ITEMS
10. CLEAN AIR EXPRESS (15 minutes)
A.  Approve a Memorandum of Understanding with the City of Lompoc for operation of the Clean Air Express from January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2017.

B.  Direct staff to work with north county agencies to develop a long term agreement for operation of the Clean Air Express.
INFORMATION ITEMS
11.COMMITTEE MEETINGS
LOSSAN Board meeting — October 19, 2015 (Director Carbajal)             CalVans Board meeting — November 12, 2015 (Director Richardson)
12.COMMUNICATIONS
13.ADJOURNED
The next Board meeting will be held on December 17, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Santa Barbara.
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