SBCAG BOARD MEETING AGENDA
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS
MEETING WILL BE HELD VIA TELECONFERENCE WEBINAR
 WITH REMOTE VIRTUAL PARTICIPATION ONLY
Thursday, March 18, 2021
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, the March 19, 2020 California Governor's Stay at Home Executive Order N-33-20 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 public 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, March 17, 2021, 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, March 17, 2021. 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, March 17, 2021, 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, March 17, 2021. 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/89644988762?pwd=ai9ZSkdDQWNVYy9TT2UzckpPaEw2dz 09    Password: 953738

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:896 4498 8762  then #, when prompted for a participant ID, press #, and when prompted for a meeting password dial: 953738 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, March 20, 2021 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 February 18, 2021 Board of Directors meeting.
B. MEASURE A SOUTH COAST SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL, BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN PROGRAM
Recommended Action:
Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Third Amendment to the Measure A South Coast Safe Routes to School, Bicycle and Pedestrian Program Cycle 3 Cooperative Agreement with the City of Santa Barbara for a project description change to the Green Lane Route and Intersection Markings for New Bicycle Master Plan Spine Project including a $93,212 reduction in Measure A funding for a revised amount of $377,669 without a change to the timely use of funds deadline of December 30, 2021.

Third Amendment to the Cooperative Agreement with the City of Santa Barbara
 C.  LOW CARBON TRANSIT OPERATIONS PROGRAM ALLOCATIONS
Recommended Action:
1. Adopt Resolution 21 – 04 approving allocation requests for Fiscal Year 2020/21 Low Carbon Transit Operations program (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.

City of Santa Maria Allocation Requests
City of Lompoc Allocation Requests
SBCAG Allocation Requests
Santa Barbara MTD Allocation Requests
 D.  FEDERAL INFRASTRUCTURE FOR REBUILDING AMERICA (INFRA) GRANT APPLICATION FOR U.S. 101 HOV PROJECT
Recommended Action:
Authorize staff to submit a funding grant application to the Federal Department of Transportation for the Federal Infrastructure for Rebuilding America discretionary grant program for the U.S. 101 High Occupancy Vehicle lane project Segments 4D and 4E.

Public Comment letter
 E.  MEASURE A 2020 ANNUAL REPORT
Recommended Action:
Receive and file the Measure A 2020 Annual Report.
 F. HIGHWAY 101: CARPINTERIA TO SANTA BARBARA (SEGMENTS 4A TO 4E)
Recommended Action:
Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 4 to the Agreement with Point C, LLC, for corridor advisor services for the Highway101 corridor of projects, to increase funding by $120,000 for a total amount not to exceed $610,000 and to extend the period of performance for an additional two years through June 30, 2023.

Amendment No. 4 to Agreement with PointC, LLC
 G. HIGHWAY 101/MILPAS STREET IMPROVEMENTS
Recommended Action:
1. Adopt Resolution 21-06 (Attachment A) amending the FY 2020-21 Overall Work Program (OWP) and Budget (Amendment 5) to reflect unanticipated expenditures and to reflect the use of Regional Surface Transportation Program (RSTP) Highway 101 reserve funds for the Milpas Street Southbound Off-Ramp Operational Improvement Projects; and

2. Approve and authorize the Executive Director, Marjie Kirn, to execute these amendments to the OWP and Budget; and

3. After adoption of Resolution 21-06, approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Memorandum of Understanding with the City of Santa Barbara to perform work to complete environmental, preliminary design, coastal permitting and right of way for the Milpas Project for a total not to exceed $395,000 for the period of performance from the date executed through March 31, 2023; and

4. Approve and authorize the Executive Director, Marjie Kirn, to make administrative adjustments to individual project budgets such that the total budget is not exceeded pursuant to MOU Section 5.c., and to make administrative amendments in accordance with MOU Section 28.
Memorandum of Understanding
 H. FY 21/22 CLEAN AIR EXPRESS TRANSPORTATION DEVELOPMENT ACT CLAIM
Recommended Action:
Adopt Resolution No. 21-08, authorizing execution of FY 2021-2022 Clean Air Express Transportation Development Act (TDA) claim form and any required claim amendments.

Clean Air Express FY 2021/22 TDA Claim
 I. FY 2019-20 FINANCIAL REPORTS
Recommended Action:
Receive and file SBCAG’s audited Annual Financial Report and Single Audit Report for FY 2019-20.

SBCAG Annual Financial Report
Single Audit Report
 J. FY 2020-21 OVERALL WORK PROGRAM (OWP) BUDGET AMENDMENT #6
Recommended Action:
1. Adopt Resolution 21-09 (Attachment A) amending the FY 2020-21 Overall Work Program (OWP) and Budget (Amendment #6) to reflect final fiscal year FTA 5303/FHWA PL allocations.

2. Approve and authorize the Executive Director, Marjie Kirn, to execute this amendment to the OWP and Budget.
 K. 2022 STATE HIGHWAY OPERATIONS AND PROTECTION PROGRAM
Recommended Action:
Receive and file letter from California Department of Transportation on the 2022 State Highway Operations and Protection Program and three-year Project Initiation Document (PID) Work Plan.

Letter from Caltrans District 5 and attached tables
 L. SB1 STATE OF GOOD REPAIR PROGRAM OF PROJECTS APPROVAL
Recommended Action:
Adopt Resolution 21-05 approving the four-year Program of Projects for Fiscal Year’s 2021/22 – 2024/25 and authorizing the Executive Director to take any actions necessary for the purpose of obtaining State Transit Assistance State of Good Repair funds provided by the California Department of Transportation.
REVIEW/DISCUSSION/ACTION ACTIONS  
5. REGIONAL HOUSING NEEDS ALLOCATION METHODOLOGY
Recommended Action:

Adopt Resolution 21-03 (Attachment A) adopting the 6th Cycle Regional Housing Needs Allocation distribution methodology for the SBCAG region enabling staff to distribute draft housing need allocations to local agencies and to begin the required 45-day appeals period.

Regional Housing Needs Allocation (RHNA) Methodology Power Point

Public Comment letter
6.ONE MINUTE REPORTS
Board Members and Alternates are invited to provide updates on the activities in their districts/cities.
7.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.
8. 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.
9. COMMITTEE MEETINGS
LOSSAN (Pacific Surfliner) Board Meeting – March 15, 2021 (Director Hart).
10. COMMUNICATIONS
Technical Transportation Advisory Committee Draft/Technical Planning Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes
11. CLOSED SESSION
CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS

(Government Code section 54956.8)

Property: Assessor Parcel Number 117-191-005 located at intersection of Black Road and Hwy 166 in the unincorporated area of Santa Barbara.

Agency Negotiators: Marjie Kirn, Executive Director and Fred Luna, Director of Project Delivery and Construction

Negotiating Party: The Vecchioli Family Sub Trust
Under Negotiation: Price and terms of payment.
12. HIGHWAY 166/BLACK ROAD INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENTS
Recommended Action:
Adopt Resolution 21-07 authorizing the Executive Director to execute a real property purchase agreement with the property owner and to execute utility notices and/or agreements from March 18, 2021 to December 31, 2022 for the benefit of Highway 166/Black Road Intersection Improvements Project. Total compensation for these agreements in aggregate shall not exceed $50,000. Final agreements to be reviewed and approved by legal counsel.
13.ADJOURN
The next Board meeting will be on Thursday, April 15, 2021 beginning at 10:00 a.m.
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