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, August 18, 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/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of Public Health requirement for unvaccinated persons to wear a mask in indoor public settings and businesses has been replaced by a strong recommendation that all persons, regardless of vaccination status, continue to wear a mask while in indoor public settings and businesses. 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 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, 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, August 17, 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, August 17, 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/82601179391?pwd=WnQ3bWJSUm5XSWJSUm51aUNLL282QT09 Password: 322161
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: 826 0117 9391 then #, when prompted for a participant ID, press #, and when prompted for a meeting password dial: 322161 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, August 20, 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 no more than fifteen minutes, divided among those desiring to speak, but no person shall speak longer than three minutes.
4. APPROVAL OF CONSENT CALENDAR
Approve by roll call vote on one motion:
A.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Recommended Action:
Approve the minutes from the July 21, 2022  Board of Directors meetings.
B.  HIGHWAY 101: PADARO TO SANTA BARBARA (SEGMENT 4B TO 4E)
Recommended Action:
Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Amendment No. 7 to the Agreement with WSP for website support, graphics/renderings, and other support services during the landscaping project phase for Highway 101: Padaro to Santa Barbara segments (4B to 4E) with an increase of $300,000 for a revised total amount not to exceed $1,425,000 without a change in the period of performance ending June 30, 2023.

Amendment No. 7 to Agreement with WSP, Inc.
 C.  FORMAL AMENDMENT NO. 13 TO 2021 FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (FTIP)
Recommended Action:
Adopt Resolution 22-25 amending the 2021 Federal Transportation Improvement Program through Formal Amendment No. 13 to program FTA 5310 funds to 3 individually listed projects and FTA 5339 funds to 2 individually listed projects.

California Transportation Improvement Program System (CTIPS) Report Amendment 13
 D.  FISCAL YEAR 2021/22 LOCAL SURFACE TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM (LSTP) APPORTIONMENTS
Recommended Action:
Approve the Fiscal Year 2021/22 Local Surface Transportation Program (LSTP) apportionments.
 E. GUADALUPE TRANSIT AND SBCAG TRANSIT OPERATOR AGREEMENT
Recommended Action:
1. Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the City of Guadalupe, in its capacity as the Guadalupe Transit to define the roles and responsibilities associated with transit planning and programming for the term of August 18, 2022 through August 31, 2027; and

2. Approve and authorize the Executive Director to make immaterial amendments in accordance with Section 25 of the MOU.

City of Guadalupe Transit and SBCAG Transit Operator Agreement
 F.  FY 2022-23 OWP & BUDGET AMENDMENT #1
Recommended Action:
1.  Adopt Resolution 22-26 (Attachment A) amending the FY 2022-23 Overall Work Program (OWP) and Budget (Amendment #1) to reflect final fiscal year 2022-23 Sustainable Communities Formula Grant funding levels, to reflect unanticipated governmental revenues for a grant awarded for the Coordinated Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Plan, to add appropriations for other direct services, and to shift staffing resources to reflect actual work effort.

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

Revised Work Elements
 G.  TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE FINANCE AND INNOVATION ACT (TIFIA)_ SPONSOR PAYMENT AGREEMENT
Recommended Action:
Approve and authorize the continued use of the Sponsor Payment Agreement (Attachment A) to make ongoing payments for Build America Bureau’s legal fees relating to the TIFIA loan effort with an increase of $50,000 to the Board authorized amount for a revised total up to $350,000 through the end of the TIFIA process.

Sponsor Payment Agreement
 H.  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).
 REVIEW/DISCUSSION/ACTION ACTIONS   
5. 2023 FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
Recommended Action:
Hold a public hearing for the Draft 2023 Federal Transportation Improvement Program (FTIP).

Draft 2023 FTIP
6. REGIONAL EARLY ACTION PLANNING GRANTS (REAP)
Recommended Action:
Receive an update on the progress and status of SBCAG’s implementation of the Regional Early Action Planning Grants’ Program.

Final Guidelines
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
CalVans Board Meeting – August 11, 2022 (Director Julian)
LOSSAN Board Meeting – August 15, 2022 (Director Hart)
11. COMMUNICATIONS
Technical Transportation Advisory Committee Draft/Technical Planning Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes.
11.ADJOURN
The next Board meeting will be on Thursday, September 15, 2022 beginning at 10:00 a.m.
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