AGENDA
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS
Thursday, May 18, 2017
9:30 a.m.
Board of Supervisors Hearing Room
511 E. Lakeside Parkway
Santa Maria, CA
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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, May 20, 2017 at 5:00 P.M. and Monday, May 22, 2017 at 5:00 P.M.
AGENDA
1.CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL
2.PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Approve minutes from the April 20, 2017 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.  PROPOSITION 1B TRANSIT SECURITY AND PTMISEA PROGRAMS
1.  Approve projects for Fiscal Year 2016/17 Proposition 1B Transit Security Grant Program shown in the Staff Report for Item 5A for submittal to the California Office of Emergency Services.

2.  Adopt a resolution authorizing SBCAG to allocated Proposition 1B Transit Security Program funding in the amount of $272,862 to local agency projects.

3.  Approve and authorize the Executive Director to execute for an on behalf of the named applicants as described in the two attached resolutions for Proposition 1B Transit Security grant program and for Proposition 1B PTMISEA grant program.
B.  COASTAL EXPRESS MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING
Authorize the Chair to sign a revised Memorandum of Understanding with the Ventura County Transportation Commission to fund, govern, and operate the Coastal Express bus service.
C.  2017 FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
Adopt a resolution and Amendment 5 to the 2017 Federal Transportation Improvement Program (FTIP) per the resolution to program changes to the Federal Highway Bridge list and add a new, individually listed project for the City of Goleta.  

Comment Letter - T. Becker
D.  2017 TRANSIT NEEDS ASSESSMENT
A.  Adopt a resolution approving the 2017 Transit Needs Assessment, including findings that all transit needs raised during this year’s Transit Needs Assessment public process have been met.

B.  Find that the proposed action does not constitute a “Project” within the meaning of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), pursuant to Section 15378(b)(4) of the CEQA Guidelines, because they consist of the creation of government funding mechanisms or other government fiscal activities, which do not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in a potential significant impact on the environment.

Attachment 1: Draft 2017 Transit Needs Assessment for Santa Barbara County
E.  FINAL FY 2017-18 SBCAG OVERALL WORK PROGRAM AND BUDGET
Adopt a resolution approving the SBCAG Overall Work Program and Comprehensive Budget and 2% Cost of Living Adjustment
(COLA) for fiscal year 2017-18


Attachment 2:
Final FY 2017-18 Overall Work Program and Budget
F. SBCAG BOARD 2017 MEETING SCHEDULE
Authorize a change in board meeting schedule to hold the June 15, 2017 meeting in Santa Maria.
 G.  MEASURE A ANNUAL REPORT
Review and comment on the draft 2016 Measure A Annual Report.
 
1.  Adopt a Resolution approving the Program of Projects for Federal Transit Administration Section 5311 non-urbanized area transit funds (Section 5311) in Santa Barbara County for Federal Fiscal Years 2017 and 2018.

2.  Authorize the Executive Director, or designee, to submit and sign and additional documents such as certificates and assurances to accept Section 5311 fund allocations.
DISCUSSION ITEMS
6. DRAFT FAST FORWARD 2040 REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION PLAN-SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES STRATEGY   (30 minutes)
Hold public hearing on the draft Fast Forward 2040 Regional Transportation Plan & Sustainable Communities Strategy (RTP-SCS) and the draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Report (EIR).

1.  Draft Fast Forward 2040
     Draft Fast Forward Appendices

2.  Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Report
7. MEASURE A PROGRAM OF PROJECTS (15 minutes)
Hold hearing to review and comment on Draft Measure A Program of Projects for Fiscal Years 2017/18 to 2021/22.
8. HIGHWAY 101 HOV (PHASE 4) (10 minutes)
 Receive an update from staff on implementation of the 101 HOV based on the board’s direction provided at March 2017 meeting.

A.  Authorize the Chair to execute amendment  no. 2 to the cooperative agreement (05-0301) with Caltrans for the Highway 101 HOV project.

B.  Authorize the Chair to execute amendment no. 1 to extend the term of the agreement with Galvin Preservation Associates (GPA) to provide Coastal Permitting and Environmental Support services related to the Highway 101 HOV Project at no additional cost.
9. SUMMARY OF SB1 STATE TRANSPORTATION FUNDING PACKAGE (10 minutes)
Receive a report on the provisions of California State Senate Bill 1.
10. REPORT ON WASHINGTON D.C. TRIP BY SBCAG DELEGATION(10 minutes)
Receive a report on the 2017 SBCAG Federal Lobbying Trip to Washington D.C.
INFORMATION ITEMS
11.ONE MINUTE REPORTS (10 minutes)
Board Members and Alternates are invited to provide updates on the activities of their districts/cities.
12. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S REPORT (10 minutes)
13. CALTRANS DISTRICT DIRECTOR'S REPORT (10 minutes)
14. COMMITTEE MEETINGS
CalVans Board Meeting – May 11, 2017 (Director Richardson)
Coastal Express Policy Committee Meeting – May 11, 2017 (Director Schneider)            
15. COMMUNICATIONS
16. RECESS TO CLOSED SESSION (10 minutes) 
CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL—EXISTING LITIGATION (Paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Government Code section 54956.9)

Transportation Futures Committee, et al. v. California Department of Transportation, et. al (Consolidated Case No. 1468955
17. REPORT FROM CLOSED SESSION
18. ADJOURN
The next Board meeting will be held on June 15, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Santa Maria.
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