SBCAG BOARD MEETING AGENDA
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS
MEETING WILL BE HELD VIA TELECONFERENCE WEBINAR
WITH REMOTE VIRTUAL PARTICIPATION ONLY
Thursday, December 17, 2020
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, December 19, 2020 at 5:00 P.M.
|1.||CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL|
|2.||PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE|
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.
APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR
Approve by roll call vote on one motion:
|A. APPROVAL OF MINUTES|
Approve the minutes from the November 19, 2020 Board of Directors meeting.
MEASURE A STRATEGIC PLAN|
Approve 2020 Measure A Strategic Plan.
Final 2020 Measure A Strategic Plan with appendices
Adopt Resolution 20-30 which approves and adopts updates to the Purchasing Policy and affirms Resolution 17-39 delegating authority to the Executive Director, or designee, to act as SBCAG’s Purchasing Officer in accordance with SBCAG purchasing policy and further gives the Purchasing Officer the authority to make administrative changes to the policy, upon review and approval by legal counsel.
SBCAG Purchasing Policy Update 2020
HIGHWAY 166/HIGHWAY 1 INTERSECTION|
1. Adopt Resolution 20-31 (Attachment A) approving a Cooperative Agreement (05-0387) with Caltrans for the Highway 166/Highway 1 Intersection Improvements in the City of Guadalupe and acknowledge appropriation of Measure A funds; and
2. Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Cooperative Agreement (05-0387) (Attachment B) with the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) for their oversight of work to complete the Project Approval and Environmental Document (PA&ED) phase for intersection improvements at Highway 166/Highway 1 in the City of Guadalupe. SBCAG is funding the PA&ED phase with $325,000 in Measure A funds, however this Agreement with Caltrans is at no cost. The Board must approve additional contributions of Measure A or local funds for this project, if required.
Cooperative Agreement 05-0387 with Caltrans
UNDERCROSSING AND PEDESTRIAN IMPROVEMENTS|
Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 4 to the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the City of Santa Barbara which extends the period of performance to December 31, 2023 at no additional cost.
AMENDMENT TO AGREEMENT WITH MTD|
Approve and authorize Chair to execute First Amendment to the Funding Agreement with Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District (MTD) to add to the Detailed Scope of Work to further define eligible expenditures and responsibilities.
EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS PLAN|
Approve the final Transportation Emergency Preparedness Plan for Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties.
Final Transportation Emergency Preparedness Plan
Final Transportation Emergency Preparedness Plan Technical Memorandum
MEASURE A CITIZENS OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE|
Receive and file Citizens’ Oversight Committee annual letter regarding compliance with the provisions, requirements, and voter mandates specified in the Measure A Investment Plan and Ordinance No. 5
EARLY ACTION PLANNING (REAP) GRANTS|
Accept $99,999 in unallocated REAP Grant funds from the Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments, in addition to the prior allocation approved by the Board in June 2020 for a revised total allocation to SBCAG of $329,000 ($150,000 RHNA, $80,000 admin) to be employed in Work Element 2840 for the purpose of carrying out SBCAG’s role in the 6th Regional Housing Needs Assessment (RHNA) process.
TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION (CTC) EQUITY ADVISORY ROUNDTABLE|
Receive and file report on CTC Equity Advisory Roundtable.
PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION AGENCY SAFETY PLAN|
Adopt Resolution 20-32 approving and certifying the Clean Air Express’ Public Transportation Agency Safety Plan in compliance with Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations Part 673.
Public Transportation Agency Safety Plan
CALTRANS SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORTATION PLANNING GRANTS PROGRAM|
Authorize SBCAG staff to pursue three planning grants through Caltrans’ Sustainable Transportation Planning Grant Program.
HIGHWAY 101 LINDEN AND CASITAS PASS PROJECT|
Present a resolution to Caltrans District 5 in recognition of the Highway 101 Linden and Casitas Pass project team.
RECOGNIZE DIRECTORS ADAM, MOSBY, RUBALCABA AND TOUSSAINT (no staff
Recognize Directors Peter Adam, Jim Mosby, Gina Rubalcaba and Ryan Toussaint for their years of service on SBCAG.
REGIONAL TRANSIT SUPPORT FACILITY|
A. Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Purchase Agreement for real property located at 6416 Hollister Avenue parcel (APN 073-070- 005) for the amount of $4,400,000;
B. Approve and authorize the Executive Director to execute a lease in accordance with the Purchase Agreement with a period of performance from January 1, 2021 through July 15, 2021 in an amount not to exceed $90,000, upon review and approval of legal counsel;
C. Approve and authorize the Executive Director to approve changes to the escrow instructions in the Purchase Agreement that will not increase the purchase price, upon review and approval of legal counsel;
D. Adopt Resolution 20-28 amending the FY 2020-21 Overall Work Program (OWP) and Budget (Amendment #3) to transfer Transit and Intercity Rail Program (TIRCP) - Coastal Express Expansion costs and corresponding revenues for the purchase of property to the Local Transportation Authority Capital Programs – Measure A fund;
E. Approve and authorize the Executive Director, Marjie Kirn, to execute Amendment #3 to the OWP and Budget; and
F. Determine that the above recommended actions are not a “Project” under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), CEQA Guidelines section 15378 (b)(4), since they are the creation of governmental funding mechanisms and other government fiscal activities which do not involve any commitment to any specific project which may result in a potentially significant physical impact on the environment because: the purchase of the above real property is contingent upon issuance of a discretionary Conditional Use Permit (CUP) from the City of Goleta; City of Goleta is the lead agency for CEQA; and if the CUP is not approved by July 15, 2021, the purchase will not proceed.
HOUSING NEEDS ALLOCATION (RHNA) METHODOLOGY|
A. Conduct a public hearing to receive public comment on the draft RHNA methodology for allocation of housing need to the region’s jurisdictions consistent with the requirements of Government Code § 65584(d).
B. Authorize SBCAG staff to submit the draft RHNA methodology, as described in Attachment A, to the State’s Department of Housing and Community Development for review and comment.
Public comment letter
ELECTION OF OFFICERS FOR 2021|
Elect Board Chair and Vice-Chair for 2021.
|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.
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.
Technical Transportation Advisory Committee Draft/Technical Planning Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes
The next Board meeting will be on Thursday, January 21, 2021 beginning at 10:00 a.m.
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