SBCAG BOARD MEETING AGENDA
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS
MEETING WILL BE HELD VIA TELECONFERENCE WEBINAR
WITH REMOTE VIRTUAL PARTICIPATION ONLY
January 21, 2021
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 23, 2021 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.
PUBLIC COMMENT LETTER - CARS ARE BASIC
APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR
Approve by roll call vote on one motion:
APPROVAL OF MINUTES|
Approve the minutes from the December 17, 2020 Board of Directors meeting.
BOARD MEETING SCHEDULE FOR 2021|
Approve the SBCAG Board of Directors regular meeting schedule for 2021.
|C. TITLE VI PLAN AND LIMITED
ENGLISH PROFICIENCY PLAN|
Adopt Resolution 20-29 (Attachment A) approving the SBCAG Title VI Plan and the Limited English Proficiency Plan.
Draft 2021 Federal Title VI Plan and Limited English Proficiency Plan
MEASURE A FY 2021-22
Approve Measure A revenue estimates for Fiscal Years 2021/22 to 2025/26.
101/135 INTERCHANGE PROJECT COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT |
Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Cooperative Agreement with the City of Santa Maria pursuant to the Measure A Investment Plan North County Subregion Program for the 101/135 Interchange Project for an amount not to exceed $3,400,000 with a term of February 1, 2021 through January 1, 2026.
Highway 101/135 Interchange Project Cooperative Agreement
MEASURE A NORTH COUNTY
SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL, BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN PROGRAM|
Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Cooperative Agreement with the County of Santa Barbara for Cycle 3 of the North County Measure A Safe Routes to School, Bicycle and Pedestrian and Program to provide Measure A funding for SBBIKE’s Youth Bicycle Education Program with a timely use of funds deadline of June 30, 2024 in two geographical locations: (1) the Santa Maria Valley for an amount of $64,000; and (2) the Santa Ynez Valley and Los Alamos for an amount of $17,096.
Measure A cooperative agreement with the County of Santa Barbara
|G. FY 2020-21 OVERALL WORK
PROGRAM (OWP) BUDGET AMENDMENT #4|
1. Adopt Resolution 20-01 (Attachment A) amending the FY 2020-21 Overall Work Program (OWP) and Budget (Amendment #4) to recognize additional Regional Early Action Planning (REAP) grant funds awarded, to recognize unanticipated local governmental revenues, and to shift staffing resources to reflect actual work effort.
2. Approve and authorize the Executive Director, Marjie Kirn, to execute this amendment to the OWP and Budget.
Revised Work Elements
Revised FY 2020-21 Expenditure Comparatives
2021 CALIFORNIA SAFETY PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT TARGET|
Elect to support the 2021 Caltrans statewide safety performance management target.
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY
TRANSIT ADVISORY COMMITTEE (SBCTAC) APPOINTMENTS|
Appoint Mark Friedlander and Shannon Sweeney to fill vacant positions on the Santa Barbara County Transit Advisory Committee (SBCTAC).
AIRPORT LAND USE
CONSISTENCY DETERMINATION: SANTA MARIA AIRPORT BUSINESS PARK SPECIFIC
Acting as the Airport Land Use Commission, adopt findings for the Santa Maria Airport Business Park project (Attachment A) and determine that the alternative conceptual plan provided by the City of Santa Maria on December 21, 2020 is consistent with the adopted 1993 Airport Land Use Plan for Santa Barbara County.
HIGHWAY 246 PASSING LANES|
Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 2 to the Cooperative Agreement (05-0288) with Caltrans for the construction phase of the Highway 246 Passing Lanes Project to allow for SBCAG to receive a refund prior to project closeout of unexpended Measure A funds in the amount of $2,000,000.
Cooperative Agreement (05-0288) Amendment No.2 with Caltrans
COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS FOR 2021|
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 Highway 154 Safety Committee.
F. Appoint members to the SBCAG executive committee: Chair, Vice-Chair, immediate Past-Chair, Chair of North County Subregional and South Coast Subregional.
STATE LEGISLATIVE PLATFORM|
A. Receive a report from SBCAG’s state lobbyist Gus Khouri of Khouri Consulting
B. Approve SBCAG’s State Legislative Platform for 2021.
C. Appoint an SBCAG Board delegate to participate in Central Coast Coalition Sacramento advocacy activities
FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE PLATFORM|
A. Receive a report from SBCAG’s federal lobbyist, Don Gilchrest of Thomas Walters & Associates, Inc.
B. Approve SBCAG’s Federal Legislative Platform for 2021.
C. Authorize the SBCAG Chair, Vice-Chair, and immediate past Chair to participate in legislative advocacy activities including remote opportunities and/or travel to Washington, DC.
TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE FINANCE AND INNOVATION ACT (TIFIA)|
A. Receive an update on SBCAG’s pursuit of a Federal TIFIA Loan and provide feedback to SBCAG Staff.
B. Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Agreement for Services of Independent Contractor Norton Rose Fulbright for special finance, bond and/or disclosure counsel with a period of performance of January 21, 2021 and end upon completion but no later than December 31, 2022 for an amount not to exceed $182,500.
SBCAG – Norton Rose Fulbright US LPP Contract
HIGHWAY 101 BUSINESS PLAN|
Receive an update on the development of Central Coast Highway 101 Business Plan and provide feedback to SBCAG and Caltrans staff.
2021 FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM|
Hold a public hearing for the Draft 2021 Federal Transportation Improvement Program (FTIP).
Draft 2021 FTIP
|11.||ONE MINUTE REPORTS|
Board Members and Alternates are invited to provide updates on the activities in their districts/cities.
|12.||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.
CalVans Board Meeting – January 14, 2021 (Director Julian)
Technical Transportation Advisory Committee Draft/Technical Planning Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes
The next Board meeting will be on Thursday, February 18, 2021 beginning at 10:00 a.m.
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