AGENDA
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS
Thursday, March 15, 2018
10:00 AM
Board of Supervisors Hearing Room
511 E. Lakeside Parkway
Santa Maria, CA
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, 105 East Anapamu Street, 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. 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, January 20, 2018 at 5:00 P.M. and Monday, January 22, 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.
5.CONSENT CALENDAR ( 5 minutes)
Approve by roll call vote on one motion:
A. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES
Approve minutes from the February  15, 2018 board of directors meeting.
B. LOW CARBON TRANSIT OPERATIONS PROGRAM ALLOCATIONS
1.  Adopt Resolution 18-11 approving allocation requests for Fiscal Year 2017/18 LCTOP;

2.   Approve and authorize the Executive Director, or designee to execute documents and amendments required by Caltrans to secure LCTOP funds for use and distribution; and

3.  Approve and authorize SBCAG staff to act as authorized agents in accordance with LCTOP guidelines.

Allocation Requests
SBCAG
SBMTD
City of Lompoc
City of Santa Maria
C. 2018 TRANSIT NEEDS ASSESSMENT

Adopt Resolution 18-13 approving the 2018 Transit Needs Assessment, including findings that for Fiscal Year 2018/19 there are no unmet transit needs that are reasonable to meet.

 

2018 Transit Needs Assessment for Santa Barbara County

D.  OUTSIDE COUNSEL CONTRACT AMENDMENT
Approve and authorize the Chair to sign a Second Amendment to the Agreement for Professional Services with Remy Moose Manley LLC for litigation services for the term of February 16, 2017 to June 30, 2018 to increase the Agreement amount by $60,000 for a revised total amount not to exceed $150,000.
E.  PROJECT STUDY REPORT WORK PROGRAM 
Approve Project Study Report/Project Initiation Document Work Program for Fiscal Years 2018/19 to 20/21.
F.  FY 2018-2019 TDA/LTF APPORTIONMENTS
Approve the estimated apportionments of Local Transportation Funds to local   agencies for Fiscal Year 2018/19.
 G.  EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT FOR EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR           
Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Agreement of Employment for Marjorie C. Kirn to serve as Executive Director of the Santa Barbara County Association of Governments with the term of March 15, 2018 to March 15, 2022 with a base salary of $173,532.32 plus benefits and allowances.

REVIEW/DISCUSSION/ACTION ACTIONS

5. FY 2018-19 OVERALL WORK PROGRAM AND BUDGET (15 minutes)
Review and comment on the Draft FY 2018-19 Overall Work Program and Budget.

Draft FY 2018-19 Overall Work Program and Budget

Draft FY 2018-19 Overall Work Program Power Point Presentation
6. HIGHWAY 246 PASSING LANES (10 minutes)
A.  Receive an update on the construction of the Highway 246 Passing Lanes highway project and the plan for implementing the landscaping contract.

B.  Authorize the Executive Director to sign a letter providing concurrence to anticipated cost increases funded for construction support as part of the landscaping and mitigation planting contract  to be funded by SBCAG’s shares from the State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP).
INFORMATION ITEMS
7.ONE MINUTE REPORTS (10 minutes)
Board Members and Alternates are invited to provide updates on the activities in their districts/cities.
8.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 projects.
9. CALTRANS DISTRICT DIRECTOR’S REPORT General Update (10 minutes)
The District Director will report on Caltrans projects and repairs throughout the state, including Caltrans 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.
10.COMMITTEE MEETINGS
LOSSAN (Pacific Surfliner) Board Meeting – February 21, 2018 (Director Bennett)
CalVans Board Meeting – March 8, 2018 (Director Richardson)
11.COMMUNICATIONS
12.ADJOURN
The next Board meeting will be on April 19, 2018 in Santa Maria  (please note change in location)
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