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, June 16, 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

The 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: https://www.countyofsb.org/1333/CSBTV-Livestream; 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 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of Public Health requirement for unvaccinated persons to wear a mask in indoor public settings and businesses has been replaced by a strong recommendation that all persons, regardless of vaccination status, continue to wear a mask while in indoor public settings and businesses.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 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. 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, June  15, 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, June 15, 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/85652347046?pwd=WkFidXZoemxEMGlqcmlvdWYwOTVKZz09  Password: 666358
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: 856 5234 7046
then #, when prompted for a participant ID, press #, and when prompted for a meeting password dial: 666358 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, May 21, 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 May 19, 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.  OLIVE MILL AND SAN YSIDRO ROUNDABOUTS
Recommended Action:
1. Adopt Resolution 22-21 (Attachment A) approving Cooperative Agreement (05-0413) with Caltrans for the Olive Mill Roundabout and San Ysidro Roundabout projects and acknowledge appropriation of funds; and

2. Approve and authorize the Executive Director to execute Cooperative Agreement (05-0413) with Caltrans for the construction phase of the Olive Mill Roundabout and San YsidrMo Roundabout. The total Agreement amount is $13,820,000 all from local funds from Measure A and Regional Surface Transportation Program (RSTP) funds from the Highway 101 reserve. The Board must approve additional contributions of Measure A funds for this Project, if required.

3. Approve and Authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 9 to the Agreement with Ayars and Associates for public information and community outreach services during pre-construction and construction of the Olive Mill Roundabout and the San Ysidro Roundabout with an increase of $440,000 for a revised total amount not to exceed $2,190,000 without a change in the period of performance ending June 30, 2023.

Cooperative Agreement 05-0413 with Caltrans
Amendment No. 9 to Agreement with Ayars & Associates
 
D.  LAND USE MODEL CONTRACT
Recommended Action:
1. Approve, ratify, and authorize the Chair to execute an Agreement with Manhan Group, LLC to assist in the Santa Barbara County Land Use Model update with a total amount not to exceed $152,480 with a period of performance from June 16, 2022 to January 31, 2023; and

2. Approve and authorize the Executive Director to act in accordance with Sections 33 “Suspension for Convenience” and 34 “Immaterial Amendments” in the Agreement.

Agreement with Manhan Group

 
E.  TDA-LTF REVISED FY 21-22 ALLOCATIONS
Recommended Action:
Adopt Resolution 22-17 allocating a revised estimate of Local Transportation Funds (LTF) to eligible claimants for FY 2021-22 in the amount of $22,870,000.
  F.  PROPOSITION 4/111 APPROPRIATIONS LIMIT
Recommended Action:
Adopt Resolution 22-20 establishing the Appropriations Limit and selecting the annual adjustment factors for the 2022-23 fiscal year.
G.  FY 22-23 TRANSPORTATION DEVELOPMENT ACT/LOCAL TRANSPORTATION FUND ALLOCATIONS
Recommended Action:
Adopt Resolution 22-16 allocating $23,580,000 in Local Transportation Funds (LTF) to eligible claimants for FY 2022-23.
 H.  MEASURE A SOUTH COAST BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN AND SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL PROGRAMS CYCLE 5
Recommended Action:
1. Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Cooperative Agreement with the City of Santa Barbara for Cycle 5 of the South Coast Measure A Bicycle and Pedestrian and Safe Routes to School Programs to contribute $1,521,980 in Measure A funding, for five projects scheduled between July 2022 through June 2026;

2. Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Cooperative Agreement with the City of Goleta for Cycle 5 of the South Coast Measure A Bicycle and Pedestrian and Safe Routes to School Programs to contribute $803,692 in Measure A funding, for two projects scheduled between July 2022 through 2025;

3. Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Cooperative Agreement with the City of Carpinteria for Cycle 5 of the South Coast Measure A Bicycle and Pedestrian and Safe Routes to School Programs to contribute $275,188 in Measure A funding, for one project scheduled between July 2022 through June 2025; and

4. Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Cooperative Agreement with the County of Santa Barbara for Cycle 5 of the South Coast Measure A Bicycle and Pedestrian and Safe Routes to School Programs to contribute $1,747,672 in Measure A funding, for five projects scheduled between July 2022 through June 2026.

Measure A cooperative agreement with the City of Santa Barbara
Measure A cooperative agreement with the City of Goleta
Measure A cooperative agreement with the City of Carpinteria
Measure A cooperative agreement with the County of Santa Barbara
 I.  MEASURE A SOUTH COAST BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN AND SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL PROGRAMS CYCLE 4 AMENDMENTS
Recommended Action:
1. Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a First Amendment to the Measure A South Coast Safe Routes to School, Bicycle and Pedestrian Program Cycle 4 Cooperative Agreement with City of Santa Barbara to extend the Timely Use of Funds deadline for 6 months to December 30, 2022 for the Preliminary Engineering phase of work for the Castillo Street Undercrossing Bicycle and Pedestrian Facility Improvements Project and find that unforeseen and extraordinary circumstances beyond the control of the City of Santa Barbara have occurred that justifies the extension.

2. Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Second Amendment to the Measure A South Coast Safe Routes to School, Bicycle and Pedestrian Program Cycle 4 Cooperative Agreement with City of Goleta finding that unforeseen and extraordinary circumstances beyond the control of the City of Goleta have occurred that justifies the extension to the Timely Use of Funds deadlines for:
a. The Construction phase of work for the San Jose Creek Multipurpose Path – Middle Extent Project to December 30, 2023;
b. The Right of Way (RW) phase of work for the Hollister Class I Bike Path Lighting Project to December 30, 2022; and,
c. The Design (PS&E) and RW phases of work for the Storke Road/Hollister Avenue Transit, Bike/Ped, and Median Improvements project to December 30, 2022.

Cycle 4 Time Extension Request Letter and First Amendment to the Cooperative Agreement with the City of Santa Barbara
Cycle 4 Time Extension Request Letters and Second Amendment to the Cooperative Agreement with the City of Goleta
 J.  AMENDMENT TO COASTAL EXPRESS MOU WITH VCTC
Recommended Action:
Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 1 to the Funding Agreement with the Ventura County Transportation Commission (VCTC) for Coastal Express services to update the equipment section relating to zero-emission busses, to increase funding not to exceed $900,000 annually, and to extend the term for an additional five years ending June 30, 2027.

Amendment No. 1 to the Coastal Express Funding Agreement
 K.  DISPOSITION OF CLEAN AIR EXPRESS VEHICLES
Recommended Action:
Approve, ratify, and authorize the Executive Director to execute Agreements with JJ Kane Auctioneers (also known as Ken Porter Auctions) for the disposal of SBCAG owned Clean Air Express buses that have surpassed their useful life for an amount up to 10% of gross sales plus reimbursable expenses with a period of performance through May 20, 2027, unless earlier terminated by Executive Director as authorized per the Agreements.

Agreement with JJ Kane Auctioneers
Consignment Agreement with Ken Porter Auctions
 L.  HIGHWAY 101: CARPINTERIA SEGMENT 4A
Recommended Action:
Approve and Authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 10 to the Agreement with Ayars and Associates for public information and community outreach services during the landscaping project phase for Highway 101: Carpinteria Segment 4A with an increase of $38,600 for a revised total amount not to exceed $2,093,205 without a change in the period of performance ending June 30, 2023.

Amendment No. 10 to Agreement with Ayars & Associates
 M.  MEASURE A NORTH COUNTY SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL, BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN PROGRAM CYCLE 3 - CITY OF GUADALUPE
Recommended Action:
Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Cooperative Agreement with the City of Guadalupe for Cycle 3 of the North County Measure A Safe Routes to School, Bicycle and Pedestrian and Program to provide $114,710 in Measure A funding for the 11th Street Safe Routes to School Project with a timely use of funds deadline of June 30, 2026.

Measure A Cooperative Agreement with City of Guadalupe
 N.  MEASURE A NORTH COUNTY SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL, BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN PROGRAM CYCLE 3 - CITY OF BUELLTON
Recommended Action:
Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Cooperative Agreement with the City of Buellton for Cycle 3 of the North County Measure A Safe Routes to School, Bicycle and Pedestrian and Program to provide $3,300 in Measure A funding for the Active Transportation Plan with a timely use of funds deadline of June 30, 2024.

Measure A Cooperative Agreement with City of Buellton
 O.  MEASURE A NORTH COUNTY SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL, BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN PROGRAM CYCLE 3 - CITY OF SANTA MARIA
Recommended Action:
Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Cooperative Agreement with the City of Santa Maria for Cycle 3 of the North County Measure A Safe Routes to School, Bicycle and Pedestrian and Program to provide $112,710 in Measure A funding for the City-Wide School Crossing Improvement Project with a timely use of funds deadline of June 30, 2027.

Measure A Cooperative Agreement with City of Santa Maria
 P.  ADVISORY SERVICES FOR TIFIA LOAN EXECUTION
Recommended Action:
1. Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 2 to the Agreement with KNN Public Finance, LLC (KNN), SBCAG’s financial advisor, to extend the term of the Agreement from June 30, 2022 to June 30, 2023 and to add the cost of additional support of $40,000 with a revised amount not to exceed $165,000.

2. Approve and authorize the continued use of the Sponsor Payment Agreement (Attachment B) to make ongoing payments for Build America Bureau’s legal fees relating to the TIFIA loan effort without a change in Board authorized amount not to exceed $300,000 through the end of the TIFIA process.

KNN Amendment No. 2
Sponsor Payment Agreement
 Q.  KHOURI CONSULTANT AGREEMENT AMENDMENT NO. 2
Recommended Action:
Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 2 to the Agreement between SBCAG and Khouri Consulting for State Legislative Advocacy Services to allow a six-month extension with a revised ending date of December 31, 2022.

SBCAG Agreement Amendment No. 2 with Khouri Consulting
SBCAG Agreement with Khouri Consulting July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2022
SBCAG Agreement Amendment No. 1 with Khouri Consulting
 R.  FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE ADVOCATE AGREEMENT AMENDMENT NO. 1
Recommended Action:
Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement between SBCAG and Thomas Walters & Associates, Inc. for Federal Legislative Advocacy Services to allow a six-month extension with a revised ending date of December 31, 2022.

SBCAG Agreement for Services Amendment No. 1 with Thomas Walters & Associates, Inc.
SBCAG Agreement for Services July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2022
 REVIEW/DISCUSSION/ACTION ACTIONS   
5.
TIFIA LOAN AGREEMENT, INDENTURE & RESOLUTION
Recommended Action:
A. Receive a presentation on SBCAG’s pursuit of a Federal Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) Loan.

B. Adopt Resolution 22-22 to:
i. Adopt a Debt Management Policy governing the issuance of debt by the Santa Barbara County Local Transportation Authority (the Authority), including the TIFIA Loan;

ii. Approve and authorize the issuance of not to exceed $75,000,000 of Santa Barbara County Local Transportation Authority Senior Sales Tax Revenue Bonds (Limited Tax Bonds), 2022 TIFIA Series evidencing the Authority’s obligation to repay the TIFIA Loan;

iii. Approve and authorize the execution and delivery of an Indenture, a First Supplemental Indenture, and a TIFIA Loan Agreement (“documents”); and,

iv. Approve and authorize the Chair, the Executive Director, and the Clerk of the Board to take all necessary actions to complete the above documents.

Indenture
First Supplemental Indenture
TIFIA Loan Agreement
Debt Management Policy

Power Point Presentation
6.
DRAFT SANTA BARBARA U.S. 101 MULTIMODAL CORRIDOR PLAN
Recommended Action:
A. Receive a presentation on Draft Santa Barbara U.S. 101 Multimodal Corridor Plan (“Draft Plan”) and provide comment on Draft Plan.

B. Hold a public hearing for the Draft Plan.

Draft Santa Barbara U.S. 101 Multimodal Corridor Plan
Public Comments on the Draft Plan (as of 6/7/2022)

Power Point Presentation
7.ONE 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
CalVans Board Meeting – June 9, 2022 (Director Julian)
11. COMMUNICATIONS
12.ADJOURN
The next Board meeting will be on Thursday, July 21, 2022 beginning at 10:00 a.m.
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