AGENDA
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS

Board of Supervisors Hearing Room

105 E. Anapamu St, 4th floor

Santa Barbara, CA

Thursday, January 16, 2020

10:00 AM

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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, January 18, 2020 at 5:00 P.M. and Monday, January 20, 2020 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 December 19, 2019 board of directors meeting.
B.  HIGHWAY 101: CARPINTERIA TO SANTA BARBARA (SEGMENTS 4D AND 4E)
Recommended Action:
1.  Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement with Mark Thomas and Company (Agreement) for detailed design services, right of way / utility coordination and support for project delivery for Highway 101:  Carpinteria to Santa Barbara (Segments 4D and 4E) for a total amount not to exceed $12,600,000 with a period of performance from January 17, 2020 through December 31, 2023;

2.  Approve and authorize the Executive Director to, in accordance with the Agreement: extend the period of performance for up to one additional year (§ 4.b.), suspend work for convenience (§ 33), make immaterial amendments (§ 34), and issue Task Orders (Exhibit A), upon review and concurrence with legal counsel.

Agreement 3701-01-02 with Mark Thomas and Company
C. HIGHWAY 101: CARPINTERIA TO SANTA BARBARA (SEGMENTS 4A TO 4E)
Recommended Action:
1.  Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 2 to the Agreement with PointC, LLC for corridor advisor services in support of the Highway 101: Carpinteria to Santa Barbara Project Segment 4A to 4E to increase the cost by $50,000 for a total amount not to exceed $375,000 without a change to the period of performance from June 27 2017 through June 30, 2021.

2.  Approve and authorize the Executive Director to, in accordance with the Agreement, to suspend performance (§ 33), and to make immaterial amendments (§ 34), upon review and concurrence with legal counsel.

Amendment No. 2 to Agreement with PointC, LLC
D. HIGHWAY 101: CARPINTERIA TO SANTA BARBARA (SEGMENTS 4A TO 4E)
Recommended Action:
1.  Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 4 to the Agreement with Galvin Preservation Associates (GPA) for coastal development and environmental support services for the Highway 101: Carpinteria to Santa Barbara Project Segment 4A to 4E increase the cost of the by $100,000 for a total amount not to exceed $650,000 with a period of performance from August 15, 2015 through December 31, 2022.

2.  Approve and authorize the Executive Director to, in accordance with the Agreement, to suspend performance (§ 34), and to make immaterial amendments (§ 35), upon review and concurrence with legal counsel.

Amendment No. 4 to Agreement with GPA Consulting
 E.  HIGHWAY CALL BOX SYSTEM AGREEMENT AMENDMENT
Recommended Action:
1.  Acting as the Santa Barbara County Service Authority for Freeway Emergencies, approve and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement for Maintenance of Highway Call Box Systems with CASE Emergency Systems to increase the number of call boxes to be removed, and to extend the period of performance 7 months making the revised term July 1, 2019 through January 31, 2023, for a total amount not to exceed $294,000.

2.  Approve and authorize the Executive Director to, in accordance with the Agreement: suspend work for convenience (§ 33), and make immaterial amendments (§ 34),  upon review and concurrence with legal counsel.

Amendment No. 1 to Agreement between The Santa Barbara County Service Authority for Freeway Emergencies and Case Emergency Systems
 F.  LETTER TO RAILROAD REGARDING JULY 2019 GRAND JURY REPORT
 Recommended Action:
Approve and authorize the Executive Director to send the attached  letter to Union Pacific Railroad recommending that the corporation consider installing video cameras in the rail corridor between Goleta and Summerland.
REVIEW/DISCUSSION/ACTION ACTIONS  
5.
COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS FOR 2020
Recommended Action:
A.  Appoint one delegate and one alternate to the California Association of Councils of Governments (CALCOG).

B.  Appoint one delegate and one alternate to the Los Angeles-San Diego-San Luis Obispo Rail Corridor Agency (LOSSAN).

C.  Appoint one delegate and one alternate to the Coast Rail Coordinating Council.

D.  Appoint one member and one alternate to the CalVans Board of Directors.

E.  Appoint members to the SBCAG executive committee: Chair, Vice-Chair, immediate Past-Chair, Chair of North County Subregional and South Coast Subregional.
6 STATE LEGISLATIVE PLATFORM
Recommended Action:
A.  Receive report from SBCAG’s state lobbyist Gus Khouri of Khouri Consulting and approve state legislative platform for 2020.

B.  Appoint an SBCAG Board delegate to attend Central Coast Coalition Sacramento Lobby Day event.

C.  Direct SBCAG Staff to return to the Board with a recommendation on the implementation the State of California’s Vision Zero Task Force after recommendations of the state task force are released in January.  

7. FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE AGENDA
Recommended Action:
A.  Receive a report from SBCAG’s federal lobbyist, Don Gilchrest of Thomas Walters & Associates, Inc. on federal transportation issues and approve SBCAG’s federal legislative platform for 2020.

B.  Authorize the SBCAG Chair, Vice-Chair, and immediate past Chair to travel with Staff to Washington, DC.
8. SANTA BARBARA MTD MICROTRANSIT PROJECT - No staff report
Recommended Action:

 Receive an update on Santa Barbara MTD’s planned, on-demand, curb-to-curb Microtransit service pilot.
9. HIGHWAY 101: CARPINTERIA TO SANTA BARBARA (SEGMENTS 4A TO 4C)
Recommended Action:
A.  Receive an update on the implementation of the Transportation Management Program (TMP) components for the Highway 101: Carpinteria to Santa Barbara projects: Segments 4A to 4C.

B.  Authorize the usage of Regional Surface Transportation Program (RSTP) funds for costs associated with the implementation of the TMP components for the Highway 101: Carpinteria to Santa Barbara project: Segments 4A to 4C.
10.ONE MINUTE REPORTS
Board Members and Alternates are invited to provide updates on the activities in their districts/cities.
11.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 projects.
12. 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.
13.ADJOURN
The next Board meeting will be on Thursday, February 20, 2020 beginning at 10:00 a.m. in Santa Maria.
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