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
105 E. Anapamu Street, 4th Floor
Santa Barbara, CA

Thursday, January 20, 2022
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.

Persons may address the SBCAG Board either in-person or through one of the participation options below.

                                             IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
T
he California State Legislature recently passed, and the Governor signed, Assembly Bill 361 (Rivas, 2021), which amends the Government Code to allow Brown Act bodies to continue to meet remotely if certain elements are met. The SBCAG Board of Directors will meet in a hybrid model with some Board members participating via teleconference and some in-person to meet the social distancing recommendation. Members of the public may observe and address the Board 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 Barbara Testimony.
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. If you attend the Board meeting in-person, you will be required to wear a face covering/mask at all times regardless of vaccination status per County Health Officer Order No. 2021-10.8. 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 Maria Location. 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, 511 E. Lakeside Parkway, Santa Maria, CA. If you attend the Board meeting in-person, you will be required to wear a face covering/mask at all times regardless of vaccination status per County Health Officer Order No. 2021-10.8.

4.  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, January 19 2022, 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, January 19, 2022. Your comment will be placed into the record and distributed appropriately.
• By ZOOM:
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/88969327755?pwd=NWhOZ1Erb3Rnd2xiSi9reFA0S0ovUT09 Password: 330375
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.
• 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: 889 6932 7755
then #, when prompted for a participant ID, press #, and when prompted for a meeting password dial: 330375 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.
TV COVERAGE: Santa Barbara County Association of Governments (SBCAG) Board of Directors meetings are televised live on Cunty of Santa Barbara Television (CSBTV) Channel 20 at 10:00 A.M.. Rebroadcast of this SBCAG meeting will be on Saturday, January 21, 2022 at 5:00 P.M.
AGENDA
1.CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL
2.PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
3.CLOSED SESSION
Conference with Labor Negotiators (Subdivision (a) Gov. Code section 54957.6)
Employee: Executive Director.
Agency-designated representatives: Director Holly Sierra and Deputy County Counsel Susan McKenzie.
4.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.
5. APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR
Approve by roll call vote on one motion:
A.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Recommended Action:
Approve the minutes from the December 16, 2021 Board of Directors meeting and the January 12, 2022 Special SBCAG Board of Directors meeting.
 B.  RECONSIDER THE CIRCUMSTANCES OF THE COVID-19 STATE OF EMERGENCY
Recommended Action:
1.  Reconsider the circumstances of the COVID-19 state of emergency;
 
2.  Consider whether state or local officials continue to impose or recommend measures to promote social distancing;

3.  Find that the SBCAG Board has reconsidered the circumstances of the state of emergency, and that State or local officials continue to impose or recommend measures to promote social distancing; and

4.  Direct Staff to continue to notice and hold hearings as remote hearings consistent with Government Code § 54953(e)(3).
 C.  GRANT WRITING SUPPORT
Recommended Action:
1.  Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an agreement with Kimley Horn in the amount of $150,000 to assist in the preparation of grant applications for the Santa Barbara U.S. 101 Corridor with a period of performance from January 20, 2022 and ending December 31, 2023.

2.  Approve and authorize the Executive Director to approve immaterial amendments in accordance with Section 34 of the Agreement.

SBCAG – Kimley Horn Contract
 D.  CENTRAL COAST ZERO EMISSION VEHICLE STRATEGY
Recommended Action:
1.  Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute an agreement with DKS Associates in the amount of $190,000 to assist in the preparation of the Central Coast Zero Emission Vehicle Strategy with a period of performance from December 16, 2021 to June 30, 2024.

2. Approve and authorize the Executive Director to approve immaterial amendments in accord with Section 34 of the Agreement.

Agreement of Services of Independent Contractor: DKS Associates
 E.  SUBRECIPIENT AGREEMENT FOR BROADBAND STRATEGIC PLAN
Recommended Action:
Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Subrecipient Agreement with the County of Santa Barbara to receive $200,000 in Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery funds (SLRF) to support development of a Broadband Strategic Plan with a period of performance from January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022.

County of Santa Barbara and SBCAG SLRF Subrecipient Agreement
 F.  WEBSITE REPLACEMENT AND LOGO REDESIGN PROJECT
Recommended Action:
1.  Approve and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement with Planeteria Media for services related to the website replacement and logo redesign project in an amount not to exceed $72,800 with a period of performance beginning January 20, 2022 and ending December 1, 2022.

2. Approve and authorize the Executive Director to approve immaterial amendments in accordance with Section 34 of the Agreement.

Planeteria Media Agreement of Services
 G.  SBCTAC APPOINTMENT
Recommended Action:
Appoint Rodger Olds to serve on the Santa Barbara County Transit Advisory Committee (SBCTAC).
 H.  OWP & BUDGET AMENDMENT # 6
Recommended Action:
1.  Adopt Resolution 22-01 (Attachment A) amending the FY 2021-22 Overall Work Program (OWP) and Budget (Amendment #6) to reflect additional appropriations and unanticipated revenues for work associated with the Regional Early Action Planning Grants Program (REAP) and Cycle Cal Coast project.

2.  Approve and authorize the Executive Director, Marjie Kirn, to execute this amendment to the OWP and Budget

Revised Work Elements
 I.  SBCAG RECORDS RETENTION GUIDING POLICY
Recommended Action:
1.  Adopt Resolution 22-02 (Attachment A) to adopt the California Secretary of the State - Local Government Record Management Guidelines as the guiding policy and legal authority to receive, create, retain, dispose, or destroy official public records.

2.  Approve and authorize the Executive Director, Marjie Kirn, to implement any updates issued to this policy by the California Secretary of the State.

California Secretary of the State-Local Governments Record Management Guidelines
 J.  OUTSIDE COUNSEL SERVICES
Recommended Action:
Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement for Professional Services with Liebert Cassidy Whitmore for professional legal services for the term of December 13, 2021 to December 31, 2022 in the amount not to exceed $10,000.

Agreement with Liebert Cassidy Whitmore
 REVIEW/DISCUSSION/ACTION ACTIONS   
6. REGIONAL SURFACE TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM (RSTP) RESERVE
Recommended Action:
A.  Receive presentation on SBCAG Board Policy on RSTP Reserve for Santa Barbara Highway 101 Project

B.  Approve recommendation from the TTAC on use of RSTP Reserve.
7. HIGHWAY 101 RESERVE FUNDING – RINCON TRAIL
Recommended Action:
 A.  Receive an update on Rincon Trail Project and options for funding cost increases.

B.  Provide direction on various options for funding pre-construction and construction cost increases.

Public Comment Letters
Power Point Presentation
8. REGIONAL EARLY ACTION PLANNING GRANTS
Recommended Action:
Receive a presentation on the Regional Early Action Planning Grants’ program (REAP).

Framework Paper
Power Point Presentation
9. COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS FOR 2022
Recommended Action:
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, Chairs of North County Subregional and South Coast Subregional.
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. There will be no Board discussion except to ask questions or refer matters to Staff; no action will be taken unless listed on a subsequent agenda.
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 Board Meeting – January 18, 2022 (Director Hart)
14. COMMUNICATIONS
Technical Transportation Advisory Committee Draft/Technical Planning Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes
15.ADJOURN
The next Board meeting will be on Thursday, February 17, 2022 beginning at 10:00 a.m.
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