AGENDA
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS

SBCAG Board Meeting

Board of Supervisors Hearing Room

105 E. Anapamu St, 4th floor

Santa Barbara, CA

Thursday, October 18, 2018

10:00 AM

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.  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. Any disclosable public records related to an open session item on a regular meeting agenda and distributed by the Board Clerk to all or a majority of the members of the SBCAG Board less than 72 hours prior to that meeting are available for inspection in the SBCAG office and on the Internet at: http://www.sbcag.org/meetings.html

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, September 22, 2018 at 5:00 P.M. and Monday, September 24, 2018 at 5:00 P.M.

AGENDA
1.CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL
2.PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
3.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.
4.APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR (5 minutes)
Approve by roll call vote on one motion:
A.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Recommended Action:
Approve the minutes from the September 20, 2018 board of directors meeting.
B.  FUNDING AGREEMENT WITH CALIFORNIA STATE TRANSPORTATION AGENCY
Recommended Action:
1.  Approve and authorize the Executive Director to execute the Caltrans Master Agreement No. 64SBCAG (Attachment A) and to make the required certifications in the Master Agreement;

2.  Adopt a resolution (Attachment B) delegating authority to the Executive Director to sign and execute Program Supplements, Cooperative/Contribution Agreements, Fund Exchange Agreements, Fund Transfer Agreements, and/or Amendments under Master Agreement No. 64SBCAG during the period of October 18, 2018 through October 1, 2021 so long as local matching funds neither exceed the amount annually appropriated by the Board in the Overall Work Program, nor exceed a cumulative amount of $30 million unless otherwise ordered by the Board.
C. FY 2016-17 MEASURE A AUDITS
Recommended Action:
 Receive and file the Fiscal Year 2016-17 Measure A audit reports and management letter prepared by Moss, Levy & Hartzheim, LLP.  
D.  CLEAN AIR EXPRESS SHORT RANGE TRANSIT PLAN CONTRACT 
Recommended Action:
1.  Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement (Attachment A) with Fehr & Peers for $100,000 to assist staff in developing a Short Range Transit Plan for the Clean Air Express service and for $250,000 to provide Regional Transit and Rail Planning and Integration for a total Agreement amount not to exceed $350,000 with a period of performance from October 18, 2018 through June 30, 2020; and

 2.  Approve and authorize the Executive Director to exercise the optional scope of work for Regional Transit and Rail Planning and Integration in accordance withAgreement Section 3.B; and

3.  Approve and authorize the Executive Director to extend the period of performance for up to one year in accordance with Agreement Section 4.B.
 E.  ANNUAL FINANCIAL AND TDA TRIENNIAL PERFORMANCE AUDITS
Recommended Action:
1.  Approve and authorize the SBCAG Chair to execute an Agreement (Attachment 1) in the amount not to exceed $512,000 with Moss Levy and Hartzheim LLP for professional auditing services commencing with fiscal year ending June 30, 2019 with the option to renew up to four more years and to conduct a state-mandated triennial performance audit for fiscal years ending June 30, 2018 and June 30, 2021 and

2.  Approve and authorize the Executive Director to extend performance of the period of performance for up to one year in accordance with Section 4.B.  
 F.  SANTA BARBARA COUNTY TRANSIT ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP APPOINTMENTS
Recommended Action:
Appoint Hillary Blackerby, Richard Fernbaugh, Jim Talbott, and Matt van der Linden to SBCTAC to fill vacant membership positions.
 G.  NORTHERN SANTA BARBARA COUNTY INTERIM COASTAL TRAIL ALIGNMENT AND IMPROVEMENT STUDY CONSULTANT CONTRACT  
Recommended Action:
1.  Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement (Attachment A) with the Santa Barbara Trails Council to prepare a Northern Santa Barbara County Interim Coastal Trail Alignment and Improvement Study for a total amount not to exceed $80,000 with a period of performance from October 18, 2018 through June 20, 2021.

2.  Approve and authorize the Executive Director to extend the period of performance for up to one additional year in accordance with Section 4.B.
 H.  FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM AMENDMENT
Recommended Action:
Adopt Formal Amendment #17 and adopt a resolution amending the 2017 Federal Transportation Improvement Program to program funding for the U.S. 101 High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane project.
 I.  MEASURE A SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL AND BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN PROGRAM
Recommended Action:
Adopt guidelines for Cycle 4 of the Measure A South Coast Safe Routes to School and Bicycle and Pedestrian Programs and announce a call for projects.

Attachment C - Draft Measure A South Coast Regional Bike & Pedestrian Program Guidelines and Evaluation Criteria & Scoring Guidance

Attachment D - Draft Measure A South Coast Safe Routes to School Program Guidelines and Evaluation Criteria & Scoring Guidance.
 J.  HIGHWAY 246 PASSING LANES – COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT
Recommended Action:
Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 2 (Attachment A) to the Cooperative Agreement with California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) for the post-construction landscaping and monitoring phase of the project to increase SBCAG’s commitment of Measure A funds by an additional $95,000 for a total not to exceed $689,000.
 K.  CABRILLO UNDERPASS – MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING
Recommended Action:
Approve and authorize the Chair of the SBCAG Board to execute Amendment No. 2 (Attachment A) to the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the City of Santa Barbara for the detailed design, right of way, utility and railroad coordination phase of the Cabrillo Underpass project to allocate the remaining $257,243 in programmed funding for this project up to the maximum amount of available funding at $2,477,000 and to extend the period of performance for two years for a revised period of performance of April 1, 2016 through December 31, 2020.
 L.  MEASURE A CITIZENS’ OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE
Recommended Action:
Receive and file Citizens’ Oversight Committee letter regarding compliance with the provisions, requirements, and voter mandates specified in the Measure A Investment Plan and Ordinance Number Five.
REVIEW/DISCUSSION/ACTION ACTIONS  
5.
RECOGNITION OF APPRECIATION FOR MIGUEL OBREGON PADILLA FREEWAY SERVICE PATROLMAN 
Recommended Action:
Present a Recognition of Appreciation plaque to Freeway Service Patrolman Miguel O’Bregon Padilla, for his heroic act coming to the aid of a distressed motorist at an accident site on Highway 101.
6. PLANNING MOBILITY AND SAFETY FOR ALL MODES
Recommended Action:
Receive a presentation from SBCAG staff on Complete Streets and from City of Santa Barbara staff on the City’s Vision Zero Policy.
7. DRAFT REGIONAL GROWTH FORECAST
Recommended Action:
Receive report on the Draft Regional Growth Forecast (RGF) for population, jobs and households for use in the SBCAG Regional Transportation Plan (RTP).

Draft Regional Growth Forecast
8. CALIFORNIA LOCAL STREETS AND ROADS NEEDS ASSESSMENT REPORT
Recommended Action:
Receive presentation on the 2018 Local Streets and Roads Needs Assessment Report.
9.ONE MINUTE REPORTS (10 minutes)
Board Members and Alternates are invited to provide updates on the activities in their districts/cities.
10.EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT General Update (10 minutes)
The Executive Director will report on activities and achievements of SBCAG staff, SBCAG job openings, upcoming events of interest to the Board of Directors and the public, and general status of SBCAG major project
11. CALTRANS DISTRICT DIRECTOR’S REPORT General Update (10 minutes)  
The District Director will report on Caltrans projects and repairs throughout the state, including Caltrans staff, projects and repairs in Santa Barbara County such as state highways, intersections and bridges, and provide any available updates on Highway 101 and Highway 192 due to the Thomas Fire mudslides.
12.COMMITTEE MEETINGS
B.  CalVans Board Meeting – October 11, 2018 (Director Richardson)
12.COMMUNICATIONS
A.  Board Advance Calendar
B.  Technical Transportation Advisory Committee Draft/Technical Planning Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes  
13.ADJOURN
The next Board meeting will be on Thursday, November 15, 2018 beginning at 10:00 a.m. in Santa Barbara.
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