SBCAG BOARD MEETING AGENDA
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS
MEETING WILL BE HELD VIA TELECONFERENCE WEBINAR
 WITH REMOTE VIRTUAL PARTICIPATION ONLY
Thursday, November 19, 2020
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.

                                               IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

 Based on guidance from the California Department of Public Health and the California Governor's Stay at Home Executive Order    N-33-20, issued on March 19, 2020, to protect the health and well-being of all Californian’s and to establish consistency across the   state in order to slow the spread of COVID-19, SBCAG Board of Directors meetings will temporarily no longer provide in-person participation.
 
Santa Barbara County Association of Governments established alternative methods of participation for the advisory committees, pursuant to the California Governor’s Executive Order N-29-20, issued on March 19, 2020, which states:

Providing an opportunity to“observe and address the meeting telephonically or otherwise electronically,” alone, meets the participation requirement; and
 “Such a body need not make available any physical location from which members of the public may observe the meeting and offer public comment.”

The following alternative methods of participation are available to the public: 

1.  Observe the SBCAG Board meeting Live: you may observe the live stream of the SBCAG Board of Directors meeting in the following ways:
Televised on local cable channel 20; or
Online at:<http://www.countyofsb.org/ceo/csbtv/livestream.sbc>; and
YouTube at: <https://www.youtube.com/user/CSBTV20>

Please note the information above is for observation ONLY. If you wish or anticipate a desire to speak during the SBCAG Board of Directors meeting, please select a public participation option listed below.

2.  Public Participation: if you wish to make a general public comment or to comment on a specific agenda item, the following methods are available:

Distribution to the SBCAG Board. Submit comments via email to info@sbcag.org no later than 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 14, 2020, or through mail to SBCAG at 260 North San Antonio Road, Suite B, Santa Barbara, CA 93110 to be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 14, 2020. Your comment will be placed into the record and distributed appropriately.

Read into the record at the meeting. Submit comments of 250 words, or less, via email to info@sbcag.org prior to 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 14, 2020, or through mail to SBCAG at 260 North San Antonio Road, Suite B, Santa Barbara, CA 93110 to be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 14, 2020. Please state in your email, or mail, that you would like this "read into the record." Every effort will be made to read your comment into the record, but some comments may not be read due to time limitations. Comments timely received on an agenda item will be placed into the record and distributed accordingly.

By ZOOM:
  i.  Webinar: Individuals wishing to view and provide public comment during the Board meeting through the Zoom application may join by clicking this link at the appointed time: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81472984975?pwd=NHU2Wmd6SE9hSTlJWkFFamxDV0pHdz09   Password: 857995

 Members of the public wishing to be called on for public comment should click on the “Raise Hand” button on zoom when the item they wish to speak on has begun. When the chair calls for public comment, the clerk will announce you and will unmute your microphone. Comments from the public are limited to 3 minutes per speaker. The public will not be able to share their video or screen.
  ii.  Telephone: Individuals wishing to give public comment via phone are asked to call the number below at least 10 minutes prior to the start of the meeting at 9:50 a.m. Dial-in: +1 669 900 9128; Meeting ID: 814 7298 4975 then #, when prompted for a participant ID, press #, and when prompted for a meeting password dial: 857995 then #. PLEASE MUTE YOUR PHONE UNTIL YOU ARE CALLED TO SPEAK. If you do not have a mute button, you may mute by pressing the star key followed by the number six (*6). You can unmute by pressing the same keys (*6). To “raise your hand” on the phone, dial *9 when the item you wish to speak on has begun. When the chair calls for public comment, the clerk will announce you and you will unmute your microphone. Comments from the public are limited to 3 minutes per speaker.  

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, August 22, 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 250 words, or less. Please follow instructions at the top of this agenda.
4. APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR
Approve by roll call vote on one motion:
A.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Recommended Action:
Approve the minutes from the October 15, 2020 Board of Directors meeting.
B.  MEASURE A NORTH COUNTY SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL, BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN PROGRAM
Recommended Action:
Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Cooperative Agreement with the City of Lompoc for Cycle 3 of the North County Measure A Safe Routes to School, Bicycle and Pedestrian and Program to provide $45,000 in Measure A funding for the Cypress Avenue & A Street Sidewalk Infill & Pedestrian Railroad Crossing Project with a timely use of funds deadline of June 30, 2023.

Measure A cooperative agreement with the City of Lompoc
 C. HIGHWAY 101: CORRIDOR SUPPORT SERVICES – SEGMENT 4C, 4D AND 4E AND PARALLEL PROJECTS
Recommended Action:
Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 4 to the Agreement with MNS Engineers (MNS) for railroad support services the Highway 101: Carpinteria to Santa Barbara Project Segment 4C to 4E and parallel projects and increase the cost by $160,000 for a total amount not to exceed $535,000 without a change to the period of performance from August 27, 2015 through June 30, 2023.

Amendment No.4 to Agreement with MNS
 D. HIGHWAY 101: PADARO (SEGMENT 4B) 
Recommended Action:
 1. Adopt Resolution 20-26 (Attachment A) approving Cooperative Agreement (05-0383) with Caltrans for the Highway 101: Carpinteria to Santa Barbara Project – Segment 4B and acknowledge appropriation of funds; and

2. Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Cooperative Agreement (05-0383) (Attachment B) with Caltrans for the construction phase of the Highway 101: Carpinteria to Santa Barbara Project - Segment 4B. The total Agreement amount is $180,270,000, including SBCAG’s contribution of $29,100,000 in local funds comprised of $970,000 from the Highway 101 reserve of Regional Surface Transportation Program (RSTP), and $28,130,000 from Measure A; and

3. Approve and authorize the Executive Director to execute amendments to the funding summary pursuant to Article 18 of the Agreement that will increase State Highway Operation and Protection Program (SHOPP) funds, OR, shift funding contributions between non-SHOPP funding lines and between construction support and construction capital so long as it does not result in an increase to the overall funding contribution by SBCAG, upon review and concurrence by legal counsel. The Board must approve contributions from additional funding sources, such as Measure A, if required.

Cooperative Agreement 05-0383 with Caltrans
 E. HIGHWAY 166/HIGHWAY 1 INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENT PROJECT
Recommended Action:
1. Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement with PSOMAS for an amount not to exceed $325,000 to complete the Project Approval and Environmental Document (PA&ED) phase of the Highway 166/Highway 1 Intersection Improvement Project December 1, 2020 through December 31, 2022.

2. Approve and authorize the Executive Director to approve contingency work through an amendment to the Agreement in an amount to $30,819, included in the total contract value of $325,000, upon review and concurrence from legal counsel.

3. Approve and authorize the Executive Director to extend the time of performance for up to one additional year in accordance with Section 4.b. of the Agreement with PSOMAS.

Agreement with Psomas for Hwy 166/Hwy 1 Intersection
 F.  OLIVE MILL ROUNDABOUT AND SAN YSIDRO ROUNDABOUT
Recommended Action:
1. Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 1 to the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the City of Santa Barbara and the County of Santa Barbara for the environmental, coastal permitting and project approval phase of the Olive Mill and San Ysidro roundabouts. Amendment No. 1 increases costs by $235,000 for a total amount not to exceed $1,607,900, which includes local contributions of $708,000 from the Highway 101 reserve of Regional Surface Transportation Program (RSTP) funds.
 
2. Adopt Resolution 20-27 (Attachment A) amending the FY 2020-21 Overall Work Program (OWP) and Budget (Amendment #2) to reflect additional Regional Surface Transportation Program (RSTP) Highway 101 reserve funding for the Olive Mill and San Ysidro Intersection Improvements.

3. Approve and authorize the Executive Director, Marjie Kirn, to execute Amendment #2 to the OWP and Budget.

Amendment No.1 to MOU 2019
 G.  HIGHWAY 101: CARPINTERIA (SEGMENT 4A) / VIA REAL-SANTA MONICA INTERSECTION
Recommended Action:
Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 2 to the Cooperative Agreement (05-0343) with Caltrans for the design and right of way phase of the Highway 101: Carpinteria (Segment 4A) Project to update the recitals and Agreement clauses including the funding summary. Amendment No. 2 does not increase the total costs or Measure A: total cost remains $2,708,000, which includes a local contributions of $1,504,000 in Measure A funds. The Board must approve additional contributions of Measure A funds for this Project, if required.

Cooperative Agreement (05-0343) Amendment No.2 with Caltrans
 H.  STATE TRANSIT ASSISTANCE FISCAL YEAR 2019-20
Recommended Action:
Adopt Resolution 20-24 approving $5,255,062 in State Transit Assistance (STA) funds, including interest earnings, to local claimants for FY 2019-20 to be claimed by amending FY 2020-21 Transportation Development Claims.
 I.  FY 2018-19 MEASURE A AUDITS
Recommended Action:
Item 4I LTA Audit/Item  4I FY 18-19 Audit staff report.pdf
Receive and file the Fiscal Year 18-19 Measure A audit reports and management letter prepared by Moss, Levy & Hartzheim, LLP.

Compliance with Maintenance of Effort Requirements- Measure A Ordinance No. 5
Compliance with Alternative Transportation Requirements - Measure A Investment Plan
 J. FEDERAL TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION 5307 PROGRAM CALL FOR PROJECTS
Recommended Action:
Adopt the transit project selection procedures for the federal Fiscal Year 2021 Federal Transit Administration 5307 Program cycle and initiate a countywide call for projects.
 K. SENATE BILL 1 (SB1) STATE OF GOOD REPAIR PROGRAM CALL FOR PROJECTS
Recommended Action:
Adopt project selection procedures, scoring criteria and application for the SB1 State of Good Repair Program over the next four fiscal years (FY 21/22 – 24/25) and initiate a countywide call for projects.
 L. CENTRAL COAST COALITION CALIFORNIA LEGISLATIVE SERVICES
Recommended Action:
Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a three-year agreement with Khouri Consulting for the Central Coast Coalition California Legislative Services from November 19, 2020 to November 29, 2023, at a cost not to exceed $60,000.

Central Coast Coalition California Memorandum of Understanding
Agreement between SBCAG and Khouri Consulting for Central Coast Coalition Legislative Services
 M. INTERIM CALIFORNIA COASTAL TRAIL ALIGNMENT STUDY
Recommended Action:
Receive and file the Interim California Coastal Trail Alignment Study.
 N. MEASURE A MAINTENANCE OF EFFORT AUDIT PROCEDURES
Recommended Action:
Approve an administrative update to the audit review process as it relates to expenditures funded by non-discretionary revenues to attain Maintenance of Effort compliance under Measure A.
 O.  FY 2021/22 OVERALL WORK PROGRAM
Recommended Action:
Provide input on work tasks for SBCAG’s new Overall Work Program for FY 2021/22.
REVIEW/DISCUSSION/ACTION ACTIONS  
5. MEASURE A STRATEGIC PLAN
Recommended Action:

A. Receive an update on draft Measure A Strategic Plan.

B. Consider and approve the adoption (second reading) of an Ordinance to amend the Measure A Investment Plan for the South Coast Transit Capital program description in the Santa Barbara County Road Repair, Traffic Relief and Transportation Safety Measure.
6. APPOINTMENT TO CALIFORNIA TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION
Recommended Action:
Authorize submittal of SBCAG letter of support to Governor’s Office for the appointment of Ms. Luz Reyes Martin to California Transportation Commission.
7. CONNECTED 2050 SCENARIO SELECTION
Recommended Action:
Approve Scenario 1 as the Sustainable Communities Strategy for Connected 2050 Plan.

Transportation Project Lists – Programmed, Planned and Illustrative
Summary Report – Connected 2050 Public Input
8. ZERO EMISSION INTERCITY BUS SERVICE PARTNERSHIP
Recommended Action:
In support of a partnership with the California State Transportation Agency, authorize the Executive Director to sign a letter of intent to purchase a battery electric over the road coach for use in Clean Air Express service.
9. TRANSPORTATION EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS PLAN
Recommended Action:
Receive presentation and provide comments on the draft Transportation Emergency Preparedness Plan for Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties developed in partnership with the Ventura County Transportation Commission.

Draft Transportation Emergency Preparedness Plan
Draft Transportation Emergency Preparedness Plan Technical Memorandum
10ONE 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. COMMITTEE MEETINGS
LOSSAN (Pacific Surfliner) Board Meeting -  November 16, 2020 (Director Hart)
14. COMMUNICATIONS
Technical Transportation Advisory Committee Draft/Technical Planning Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes
15. CLOSED SESSION
CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS
(Government Code section 54956.8)

A. Property: Assessor Parcel Number 007-333-004 located at 1620 N. Jameson Lane, Montecito, CA 93108
Agency Negotiators: Marjie Kirn, Executive Director and Fred Luna, Director of Project Delivery and Construction
Negotiating Party: Kim Duncan, Property Owner.
Under Negotiation: Price and terms of payment.

B. Property: Assessor Parcel Number 007-333-005 located at 102 Hixon Road, Montecito, CA 93108
Agency Negotiators: Marjie Kirn, Executive Director and Fred Luna, Director of Project Delivery and Construction
Negotiating Party: Carl Palmer, Property Owner.
Under Negotiation: Price and terms of payment.
16.  HIGHWAY 101: MONTECITO (SEGMENT 4D)
Recommended Action:
Adopt Resolution 20-22 authorizing the Executive Director to execute purchase agreements with the property owners to compensate for noise attenuation related being in the proximity of Highway 101, and to record noise easements in Caltrans’ name in accordance with Caltrans cooperative agreement 05-0347. Total compensation for these agreements in aggregate shall not exceed $200,000. Final agreements to be reviewed and approved by legal counsel.
12.ADJOURN
The next Board meeting will be on Thursday, December 17, 2020 beginning at 10:00 a.m.
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