AGENDA
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS

Board of Supervisors Hearing Room

105 E. Anapamu St, 4th floor

Santa Barbara, CA

Thursday, March 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, 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, March 23, 2019 at 5:00 P.M. and Monday, March 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 February 21, 2019 board of directors meeting.
B.  FY 2019-20 OVERALL WORK PROGRAM AND BUDGET
Recommended Action:
1.  Conduct a hearing to accept public comment on the FY 2019-20 Overall Work Program and Budget.

2.  Adopt Resolution 19-15 approving the SBCAG Overall Work Program and Budget and a 3% Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) for FY 2019-2020.

3.  Approve and authorize the Executive Director to file and execute all necessary applications, Overall Work Program agreement with Caltrans, certifications, and assurances that may be required to receive the federal and state funds requested to finance the activities described in the Overall Work Program and Comprehensive Budget for fiscal year 2019-20.

Final FY 2019-20 Overall Work Program and Budget
C.  2019 TRANSIT NEEDS ASSESSMENT  
Recommended Action:
Adopt Resolution 19-16 (Attachment A) approving the 2019 Transit Needs Assessment, including findings that for Fiscal Year 2019/20 there are no unmet transit needs that are reasonable to meet.

2019 Transit Needs Assessment for Santa Barbara County
D.  LOW CARBON TRANSIT OPERATIONS PROGRAM (LCTOP) ALLOCATIONS 
Recommended Action:
1.  Adopt Resolution 19-17 approving allocation requests for Fiscal Year 2018/19 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
 E.  SANTA CLAUS LANE BIKEWAY PROJECT   
Recommended Action:
Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 3 to the Agreement with MNS Engineers to add $75,000 in RSTP funds for the environmental studies and preliminary engineering for the Santa Claus Lane Bikeway Project and to modify the end date so that the total period of performance spans October 17, 2013 to December 31, 2020.
 F.  AMENDMENT TO FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
Recommended Action:
Adopt Resolution 19-18 amending the 2019 Federal Transportation Improvement Program through Formal Amendment No. 4 to program grouped projects for collision reduction under the State Highway Operations and Protection Program, and individually listed projects for the South Coast 101 HOV Lanes, and Cycle 4 Active Transportation Program projects.
 G.  FUNDING AGREEMENT WITH THE VENTURA COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION
Recommended Action:
Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Funding Agreement between the Ventura County Transportation Commission and SBCAG to support the Coastal Express service in an amount not to exceed $850,000 annually with a term of July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2022.
REVIEW/DISCUSSION/ACTION ACTIONS  
5.
REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION PLAN-SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES STRATEGY SCHEDULE
Recommended Action:
Receive a presentation on the schedule for the 2021 Regional Transportation Plan and Sustainable Communities Strategy update, as well as key milestones that will be brought to the SBCAG Board.
6. MEASURE A STRATEGIC PLAN
Recommended Action:
A.  Receive a presentation on Measure A Strategic Plan Financial Memorandum.

B.  Accept Measure A Strategic Plan Financial Memorandum Scenario.

C.  Direct Staff to develop Letter of Interest for Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) loan for submittal to Federal Department of Transportation.
7.ONE MINUTE REPORTS
Board Members and Alternates are invited to provide updates on the activities in their districts/cities.
8.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
9. 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.
10.COMMITTEE MEETINGS
A.  CRCC (Coastal Rail Coordination Council) – March 8, 2019 (Director Murillo)

B.
  CALVANS Board meeting - March 14, 2019 (Director Julian)

C.  LOSSAN (Pacific Surfliner) Board Meeting - March 18, 2019 (Director Hart)
11.COMMUNICATIONS
12.ADJOURN
The next Board meeting will be on Thursday, April 18, 2019 beginning at 10:00 a.m. in Santa Maria.
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