AGENDA
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS

SBCAG Board Meeting

Board of Supervisors Hearing Room

511 E. Lakeside Parkway

Santa Maria, CA

Thursday, February 21, 2019

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, 105 E. Anapamu St, Santa Barbara.  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, February 23, 2019 at 5:00 P.M. and Monday, February 25, 2019 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
Approve by roll call vote on one motion:
A.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Recommended Action:
Approve the minutes from the January 17, 2019 board of directors meeting.
B.  HIGHWAY 101 HOV (SEGMENT 4C): COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS WITH CALTRANS   
Recommended Action:
1.  Adopt Resolution 19-04 approving Cooperative Agreement (05-0341) with Caltrans for the Highway 101: Carpinteria to Santa Barbara Project – Segment 4C, which includes SBCAG’s contribution of regional gas tax funds and acknowledge appropriation of Measure A funds; and

2.  Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Cooperative Agreement (05-0341) with Caltrans to provide oversight for the PS&E and ROW phases of the Highway 101: Carpinteria to Santa Barbara Project - Segment 4C and to fund Highway 101 widening components with regional gas tax and Measure A.  The total Agreement amount is $9,222,000, including SBCAG’s contribution of $8,182,000 in Measure A funds. The Board must approve additional contributions of Measure A funds for this Segment, if required.

3.  Adopt Resolution 19-11 approving Cooperative Agreement (05-0345) with Caltrans for the Highway 101: Carpinteria to Santa Barbara Project – Segment 4C, which includes Caltrans contribution of State Highway Operation Protection Program (SHOPP) funding,  and acknowledge appropriation of Measure A funds; and

4.  Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Cooperative Agreement (05-0345) with Caltrans to provide oversight for the PS&E and ROW phases of the Highway 101: Carpinteria to Santa Barbara Project - Segment 4C and to fund Highway 101 rehabilitation components with SHOPP and Measure A. The total Agreement amount is $3,695,000, including SBCAG’s contribution of $3,005,000 in Measure A funds. The Board must approve additional contributions of Measure A funds for this Segment, if required.     

Resolution 19-04
Cooperative Agreement (05-0341) with Caltrans
Resolution 19-11
Cooperative Agreement (05-0345) with Caltrans      
C.  HIGHWAY 101 HOV (SEGMENTS 4D-4E): COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS WITH CALTRANS  
Recommended Action:
1.  Adopt Resolution 19-05 approving Cooperative Agreement (05-0347) with  Caltrans for the Highway 101: Carpinteria to Santa Barbara Project – Segments 4D and 4E, which includes SBCAG’s contribution of regional gas tax funds and acknowledge appropriation of Measure A funds; and

2.  Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Cooperative Agreement (05-0347) with Caltrans to provide oversight of the PS&E and ROW phases of the Highway 101: Carpinteria to Santa Barbara Project - Segments 4D and 4E and to fund Highway 101 widening components with regional gas tax and Measure A. The total Agreement amount is $26,490,000, including $23,983,000 in Measure A funds. The Board must approve additional contributions of Measure A funds for this Segment, if required.

Resolution 19-05
Cooperative Agreement (05-0347) with Caltrans     
D. STATE TRANSIT ASSISTANCE FISCAL YEAR 2017/18   
Recommended Action:
Adopt Resolution 19-12 approving $3,799,457 in State Transit Assistance (STA) funds, including interest earnings, to local claimants for FY 17/18 to be claimed in FY 18/19.                   
 E. CHP CALL BOX AGREEMENT  
Recommended Action:
Acting as the Santa Barbara County Service Authority for Freeway Emergencies, adopt Resolution 19-14 authorizing the Executive Director to execute agreements and agreement amendments with the California Highway Patrol to provide call box dispatching services.
 
F.  AMENDMENT TO FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
Recommended Action:
Adopt Resolution 19-13 amending the 2019 Federal Transportation Improvement Program through Formal Amendment No. 3 to program grouped projects for Highway Safety Improvement Program, and individually listed project for Santa Barbara MTD Paratransit Van Purchase.
  G. FEDERAL INFRA GRANT APPLICATION FOR U.S. 101 HOV PROJECT 
Recommended Action:
Authorize staff to submit a funding grant application for the Federal Infrastructure for Rebuilding America discretionary grant program for the U.S. 101 High Occupancy Vehicle lane project.
   H.  LOSSAN AGREEMENT
Recommended Action:
Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute an agreement with the Los Angeles—San   Diego—San Luis Obispo Rail Corridor Agency (LOSSAN) to partially fund the cost of modifying the Pacific Surfliner schedule to operate an early morning northbound train to serve the peak hour market between Ventura County and Santa Barbara County from April 1, 2018 through March 31, 2020 for an amount not to exceed $2,854,549.

Cooperative Agreement
 

REVIEW/DISCUSSION/ACTION ACTIONS

5. HIGHWAY 166 CHP REPORT  
Recommended Action:
A.  Receive a report from the California Highway Patrol (CHP) on Measure A funded enforcement activities and accident patterns on Highway 166.

B.  Provide direction to staff on bringing a contract amendment to extend the term of the services of the existing agreement.
6. FY 2019-20 OVERALL WORK PROGRAM AND BUDGET
Recommended Action:
Review and comment on the Draft FY 2019-20 Overall Work Program and Budget.

D
raft FY 2019-20 Overall Work Program and Budget
7. 2019 TRANSIT NEEDS ASSESSMENT
Recommended Action:
Receive a presentation on the 2019 Draft Transit Needs Assessment process and draft findings. Provide SBCAG staff input.

Draft 2019 Transit Needs Assessment for Santa Barbara County
8. REGIONAL CENSUS 2020 COMPLETE COUNT EFFORT OVERVIEW
Recommended Action:
A.  Receive a presentation by County of Santa Barbara Executive Office staff  on the current state of the region’s Census 2020 Complete Count efforts; and

B.  Provide conceptual direction to SBCAG staff about the role, if any, that SBCAG may want to play in strategic planning, implementation planning, implementation oversight or financial oversight
9.ONE MINUTE REPORTS
Board Members and Alternates are invited to provide updates on the activities in their districts/cities.
10.EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT General Update
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
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
LOSSAN (Pacific Surfliner) Board Meeting – January 30, 2019 (Director Hart)
12.COMMUNICATIONS
A.  Board Advance Calendar
B.  Technical Transportation Advisory Committee Draft Meeting Minutes.  
13.ADJOURN
The next Board meeting will be on Thursday, March 21, 2019 beginning at 10:00 a.m. in Santa Barbara.
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