AGENDA
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS
Thursday, October 20, 2016
9:30 AM
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 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, 511 E. Lakeside Parkway, Santa Maria, 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, October 22, 2016 at 5:00 P.M. and Monday, October 24, 2016 at 5:00 P.M.
AGENDA
1.CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL
2.PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
3.
RECESS TO CLOSED SESSION (30 minutes)
Public Employee Appointment - Executive Director (Gov. Code sec. 54957(b)(1))
4.REPORT FROM CLOSED SESSION
5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Approve minutes from the September 15, 2016 board of directors meeting.
6.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.
7.APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR (5 minutes)
Approve by roll call vote on one motion:
A.  HIGHWAY CALL BOX CALL ANSWERING CENTER AGREEMENT
Approve amendment to contract with CDS Net to increase the cost per call answered by $1.26 and the minimum cost per month of service by $480.00, and extend the contract an additional twelve months through (February 26, 2018).
B.  HIGHWAY 101 HOV PROJECT MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING
Authorize the Chair to approve Amendment No. 1 to the Memorandum of Understanding with Caltrans approved in August 2015 related to the Highway 101 HOV Project.
C.  2040 REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION PLAN–SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES STRATEGY AMENDMENT NO. 1
1.  Accept the CEQA Exemption pursuant CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(4).

2.  Adopt a resolution approving the 2040 Regional Transportation Plan–Sustainable Communities Strategy Amendment No. 1.
D.  FAST FORWARD 2040 REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION PLAN–SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES STRATEGY SUPPLEMENTAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT CONSULTANT CONTRACT
Approve and authorize the Chair to sign a contract in the amount of $74,952 with Rincon Consultants to prepare a program Supplement to an Environmental Impact Report for the Fast Forward 2040 Regional Transportation Plan–Sustainable Communities Strategy.
E.  CALTRANS SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORTATION PLANNING GRANT APPLICATION FOR UPDATE OF THE COORDINATED PUBLIC TRANSIT-HUMAN SERVICES TRANSPORTATION PLAN
Direct the Executive Director to submit an application for a Fiscal Year 2017-18 Caltrans Sustainable Transportation Planning Grant for the following project: Coordinated Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Plan update; and adopt supporting resolution. 
F.  CLEAN AIR EXPRESS RETIRED BUS DISPOSAL
Authorize the Executive Director to dispose of three retired Clean Air Express vehicles.
 G.  EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT
Authorize the Chair to execute an employment agreement with Marjorie C. Kirn to serve as Executive Director of the Santa Barbara County Association of Governments from January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2018.  
ACTION  ITEMS
8. FAST FORWARD 2040 REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION PLAN–SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES STRATEGY PREFERRED SCENARIO (20 minutes)
Direct SBCAG staff to prepare the draft Fast Forward 2040 Regional Transportation Plan and Sustainable Communities Strategy (RTP-SCS) and draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Report (SEIR) based the following preferred scenario:  Scenario 3 (TOD/Infill + Enhanced Transit Strategy).

Attachment 3 - Fast Forward 2040 Programmed and Planned Project Lists (web posting only)

Attachment 4 - UPlan Scenario Allocation Results (web posting only)

Attachment 5 - UPlan Scenario Allocation Results by TAZ (web posting only)
9.
2016 CONGESTION MANAGEMENT PROGRAM (20 minutes)
A.  Accept the CEQA Exemption pursuant to Government Code Section 21080(b)(13) and CEQA Guidelines Section 15276(b).

B.  Adopt a resolution approving the 2016 Congestion Management Program (CMP) and finding that each of the SBCAG member jurisdictions (County of Santa Barbara and Cities of Buellton, Carpinteria, Goleta, Guadalupe, Lompoc, Santa Barbara, Santa Maria, and Solvang) are conforming to the requirements of the CMP.

Attachment 3 - Draft Final Congestion Management Program (web posting only)
10. RESOLUTION OF APPRECIATION  (10 minutes)
Adopt a resolution of appreciation for retiring SBCAG Executive Director Jim Kemp.  
INFORMATION ITEMS
11.EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT (10 minutes)
12.
13.COMMITTEE MEETINGS
Pacific Surfliner Board meeting — September 19, 2016 (Director Carbajal)
Coast Rail Coordinating Council Policy meeting — October 13, 2016 (Director Schneider)
CALVANS Board Meeting – October 13, 2016 (Director Richardson)            
14.COMMUNICATIONS

A.  Board Advance Calendar.

B.  Joint Technical Transportation Advisory Committee Draft Meeting Minutes.  

C.  Caltrans response letter – September 16, 2016 SBCAG Board meeting  
15.ADJOURN
The next Board meeting will be held on November 17, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Santa Maria.
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