SPECIAL 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, March 17, 2022
9:00 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 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. Effective March 1, 2022 the California Department of Public Health requirement for unvaccinated persons to wear a mask in indoor public settings and businesses has been replaced by a strong recommendation that all persons, regardless of vaccination status, continue to wear a mask while in indoor public settings and businesses. 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 St., Santa Barbara, CA. If you attend the Board meeting in-person, effective March 1, 2022 the California Department of Public Health requirement for unvaccinated persons to wear a mask in indoor public settings and businesses has been replaced by a strong recommendation that all persons, regardless of vaccination status, continue to wear a mask while in indoor public settings and businesses.

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, March 16, 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, March 16, 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/82791554195?pwd=NStnNmpOaXR2VDVMbG5IdzcrS3pmQT09
Password: 941479
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: 827 9155 4195 then #, when prompted for a participant ID, press #, and when prompted for a meeting password dial: 941479 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.

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 Cunty of Santa Barbara Television (CSBTV) Channel 20 at 10:00 A.M.. Rebroadcast of this SBCAG meeting will be on Saturday, March 19, 2022 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 17, 2022 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.  SUBRECIPIENT AGREEMENT FOR BROADBAND STRATEGIC PLAN
Recommended Action:
Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute a Subrecipient Agreement with the City of Santa Maria to receive $69,810.05 in Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery funds (SLFRF) to support development of a Broadband Strategic Plan with a period of performance from January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022.

City of Santa Maria and SBCAG SLFRF Subrecipient Agreement
 D.  AMENDMENT 6 TO THE FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
Recommended Action:
Adopt Resolution 22-06 amending the 2021 Federal Transportation Improvement Program through Formal Amendment No. 6 to update State Highway Operations & Protection Program (SHOPP) funding for Grouped Project Listing State Minor Program for FY 2021/22.
 E.  STATE OF GOOD REPAIR PROGRAM OF PROJECTS
Recommended Action:
Adopt Resolution 22-07 approving the Fiscal Year 2202/23 State of Good Repair project list for submittal to the California Department of Transportation.
 F.  LOW CARBON TRANSIT OPERATIONS PROGRAM
Recommended Action:
1. Adopt Resolution 22-08 approving allocation requests for Fiscal Year 2021/22 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.
 G.  FY 2022-2023 TDA/LTF APPORTIONMENTS
Recommended Action:
Approve the estimated apportionments of Local Transportation Fund for fiscal year FY 2022-23.
 H.  FY 22-23 SBCAG TRANSPORTATION DEVELOPMENT ACT CLAIM
Recommended Action:
Adopt Resolution No. 22-09, authorizing execution of FY 2022-2023 SBCAG Transportation Development Act (TDA) claim form and any required claim amendments.

SBCAG FY 2022-23 TDA Claim
 I.   FY 2020-21 FINANCIAL REPORTS
Recommended Action:
Receive and file SBCAG’s audited Annual Financial Report and Single Audit Report for FY 2020-21.

SBCAG Annual Financial Report
Single Audit Report
 J.  OUTSIDE COUNSEL SERVICES
Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute a First Amendment to the Agreement for Professional Services with Liebert Cassidy Whitmore for professional legal services to increase the funding amount by $10,000 for a revised total not to exceed $20,000 without a change in the period of performance ending December 31, 2022.

Agreement with Liebert Cassidy Whitmore
 REVIEW/DISCUSSION/ACTION ACTIONS   
5. DRAFT FY 2022-23 OVERALL WORK PROGRAM AND BUDGET
Recommended Action:
Presentations/Item 5 OWPBudget2.23.Draft.pdf
A. Review and comment on the draft FY 2022-23 SBCAG Budget which will be considered for adoption at the April 21, 2022 Board meeting.

B. Conduct a hearing to accept public comment on the Draft FY 2022-23 Overall Work Program and Budget.

Draft FY 2022-23 OWP & Budget
Budget PowerPoint presentation
6. BROADBAND STRATEGIC PLAN PROJECT UPDATE
Recommended Action:
Receive a presentation from the Broadband Consortium Pacific Coast on the progress and status of SBCAG’s Broadband Strategic Plan project.

Power Point Presentation
7ONE MINUTE REPORTS
Board Members and Alternates are invited to provide updates on the activities in their districts/cities.
8.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.
9. 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.
10. COMMITTEE MEETINGS
LOSSAN Board Meeting – February 3, and February 22, 2022 (Director Hart)
CalVans Board Meeting – March 10, 2022 (Director Julian)
11. COMMUNICATIONS
Technical Transportation Advisory Committee Draft/Technical Planning Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes
12.ADJOURN
The next Board meeting will be on Thursday, April 21, 2022 beginning at 10:00 a.m.
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