SBCAG BOARD MEETING AGENDA
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS
Airport Land Use Commission
Service Authority for Freeway Emergencies,
Local Transportation Authority
MEETING WILL BE HELD VIA TELECONFERENCE WITH IN-PERSON AND REMOTE VIRTUAL PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
Santa Barbara County
Board of Supervisors Hearing Room
511 E. Lakeside Parkway
Santa Maria, CA
Thursday, July 15, 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

On June 11, 2021, Executive Order N-08-21 states some prior Executive Orders related to COVID-19 still remain necessary to help California respond to, recover from, and mitigate the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Consistent with Executive Order N-08-21, the Santa Barbara County Association of Governments will meet via teleconferencing. Members of the public may observe and address the Board in-person at the location above or as shown below:

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. In-person Santa Maria Location. Persons may address the SBCAG Board in-person 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 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.

3. In-Person Santa Barbara Remote Testimony. You may make a general public comment in-person by using the remote video testimony system located at the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors Hearing Room, 105 E. Anapamu Street, 4th Floor, Santa Barbara, CA.

4. Virtual Public Participation: if you wish to make a general public comment or to comment on a specific agenda item, through Virtual Participation:
By ZOOM:
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/83868547739?pwd=ajRFNk1ZK3krM0tKQ3BJYmJ5Z2JYUT09
Password: 137633
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.

5. 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: 838 6854 7739 then #, when prompted for a participant ID, press #, and when prompted for a meeting password dial: 137633 then #.

All attendees will remain in listen only mode unless unmuted by SBCAG staff to provide public comment. Members of the public will not be able to share their video or computer screen. To express your desire to speak using the “raise your hand” feature 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.

6. Distribution to the SBCAG Board. Submit comments via email to info@sbcag.org no later than 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 14, 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, July 14, 2021. Your comment will be placed into the record and distributed appropriately.

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 at 10:00 A.M.. Rebroadcast of this SBCAG meeting will be on Saturday, July 17, 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 June 127, 2021 Board of Directors meeting.
B.  OLIVE MILL ROUNDABOUT
Recommended Action:
1.  Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the City of Santa Barbara for the Plans, Specifications and Estimate PS&E) and Right of Way (RW) phases. of the Olive Mill Roundabout Project. Each Party is funding its own work. The term of the MOU is through December 31, 2025.

2.  Approve and authorize the Executive Director to make Administrative Amendments in accordance with Section 28 of the MOU.

MOU with City of Santa Barbara
 C.  MEASURE A CITIZENS OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE
Recommended Action:
Approve the reappointment of Geoffrey Slaff as an “at-large” member on the Measure A Citizens Oversight Committee to serve a four-year term from September 2021 to September 2025.
 D. FTA 5307 CARES SUBRECIPIENT AGREEMENT
Recommended Action:
1.  Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an agreement with Santa Barbara MTD to allow SBCAG to receive $400,000 in FTA CARES Act funding to support the Clean Air Express service with a period of performance from July 15, 2021 to June 30, 2024. The agreement includes 3 one-year options to extend the agreement to June 30, 2027.

2.  Approve and authorize the Executive Director to extend the agreement in accordance with section 4.

FTA Subrecipient Agreement with MTD
 E. ELECTRIC VEHICLE SUPPLY EQUIPMENT PURCHASE
Recommended Action:
Approve and authorize Executive Director to execute an agreement for Level 2 and Level 3 chargers to be installed at the SBCAG transit facility in an amount not to exceed $140,000 with a period of performance from July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2023, upon review and approval by legal counsel.
 F.  FTA 5307 PROGRAM OF PROJECTS AND AMENDMENT 3 TO THE FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
Recommended Action:
1.  Adopt projects selected for funding from the FY 2021 FTA 5307 Call for Projects for the cities of Lompoc, Santa Maria, and Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District.

2.  After adoption of FY 2021 FTA 5307 projects, adopt Resolution 21-24 amending the 2021 Federal Transportation Improvement Program through Formal Amendment No. 3 to program to program FTA Section 5307 funding to projects in Santa Barbara County. This amendment also programs an Active Transportation Program Cycle 5 project from the City of Santa Barbara, the Highway 101/Highway 135 Interchange project, and Los Alamos Connected Community project. A new project from Santa Barbara MTD is also being added and funding for two of their projects is being updated.
 G.  LOW CARBON TRANSIT OPERATIONS TRANSFER
Recommended Action:
Receive and file notice of transfer of $1,249 in Low Carbon Transit Operations (LCTOP) STA 99314 Farebox Revenue funding from the Cities of Solvang and Guadalupe to SBCAG for the Clean Air Express Free Pass Program.
REVIEW/DISCUSSION/ACTION ACTIONS  
5. REGIONAL HOUSING NEEDS ALLOCATION (RHNA)
Recommended Action:
Hold a public hearing to accept comments on the draft Regional Housing Needs Allocation Plan for the 6th housing element cycle, and after considering any comments adopt, by Resolution No. 21-25, the 2023-2031 Regional Housing Needs Allocation Plan.

2023-2031 RHNA Plan
RHNA Power Point Presentation

Public Comment letters
6. REGIONAL FORUM – BROADBAND
Recommended Action:
Direct staff to host a regional forum to discuss Broadband in Santa Barbara County and appoint two county and two city SBCAG Board members to form an ad-hoc committee to help with the planning for the regional forum.
7. TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE FINANCE AND INNOVATION ACT (TIFIA) SPONSOR PAYMENT AGREEMENT WITH THE BUILD AMERICA BUREAU
Recommended Action:
Approve and authorize Executive Director to execute a Sponsor Project Agreement to facilitate the payment of legal fees relating to the Build America Bureau procurement of outside legal counsel in connection with the TIFIA loan effort in an amount not to exceed $300,000 with a period of performance from July 15, 2021 and June 30, 2022, upon review and approval by legal counsel.

TIFIA - Power Point Presentation
8.ONE MINUTE REPORTS
Board Members and Alternates are invited to provide updates on the activities in their districts/cities.
9.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.
10. 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.
11. COMMITTEE MEETINGS
LOSSAN (Pacific Surfliner) Board Meeting – June 21, 2021 (Director Hart)
CalVans Board Meeting - July 8, 2021 (Director Julian)
12. COMMUNICATIONS
Technical Transportation Advisory Committee Draft/Technical Planning Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes
13.ADJOURN
The next Board meeting will be on Thursday, August 19, 2021 in Santa Maria beginning at 10:00 a.m.
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