Regular Meeting of Tuesday Mar 4, 1997: [ Administrative ][ Departmental ]
Orcutt Community Plan: [Monday, March 3, 1997 ][ Tuesday, Mar 4, 1997 ][ Wednesday, Mar 5, 1997 ]
(Continuation of the Regular Meeting of February 25, 1997) Monday, March 3, 1997 ORCUTT COMMUNITY PLAN HEARING BETTERAVIA GOVERNMENT CENTER BOARD HEARING ROOM 511 EAST LAKESIDE PARKWAY SANTA MARIA 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. a) Resources and Constraints Policies Air Quality - Staffel/Graffy Conceptually adopted Air Quality policies and development standards. Directed staff to return with recommendations for amended language on Air Quality policies AQ- 0-2 and AQ-0-3. Biological Resources - Staffel/Graffy Conceptually adopted Biological Resources policies, actions and development standards. Flood Control and Drainage - Staffel/Graffy Conceptually adopted Flood Control and Drainage policies, actions and development standards. Geology, Topography and Soils - Staffel/Graffy Conceptually adopted Geology, Topography and Soils policies, actions and development standards. History and Archeology - Staffel/Graffy Conceptually adopted History and Archeology policies, actions and development standards. ADJOURN TO: PINE GROVE SCHOOL MULTI-PURPOSE ROOM 1050 EAST RICE RANCH ROAD ORCUTT 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m b) 4:00 p.m. (Time Certain) - Public Comment; c) Recess: approximately 6:00 p.m.; d) 7:00 p.m. (Time Certain) - Public Comment; e) Resources and Constraints Policies. ADJOURN The Orcutt Community Plan Hearing on Monday, March 3, 1997, will be telecast live from Betteravia Center on Government Access TV, Channel 20 at 12:00 to 3:00 P.M. Because of lack of on-site facilities, transmission from Pine Grove School will be on a tape-delayed basis. Telecast of the complete proceedings of March 3, 1997, will be at 5:00 P.M. on Wednesday, March 5, 1997 on GATV Channel 20.
(Continued from Monday, March 3, 1997) Tuesday, March 4, 1997 BETTERAVIA GOVERNMENT CENTER BOARD HEARING ROOM 511 EAST LAKESIDE PARKWAY SANTA MARIA The Board of Supervisors meets concurrently as the Board of Directors of the Flood Control & Water Conservation District, the Water Agency, and other Special Districts. Persons may address the Board in person or by using the remote video testimony system 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 at the public comment period following the administrative agenda. Further information on agenda items can be obtained in the Clerk of the Board Office, Room 407. I. 8:00 a.m. - Convened and recessed to Closed Session (Posted Addendum - Available Friday) II. 9:00 a.m. - Reconvened to Regular Session III. Roll Call IV. Invocation, Ms. Evie Geiger, Executive Secretary, Santa Maria Municipal Court V. Pledge of Allegiance VI. Report from Closed Session No action to report. VII. Approval of Minutes of the February 25, 1997 meeting Marshall/Graffy Approved. VIII. Administrative Agenda A C T I O N S U M M A R Y (UNOFFICIAL) ADMINISTRATIVE Approved by Roll Call Vote on One Motion These Items Read Only on Request of Board Members Resolutions will be presented at 9:00 a.m. A-1) Supervisor Staffel - Resolution of Appreciation for Lompoc Youth Roller Blade Hockey Coach Dennis Darling. (97- 20,377) Graffy/Staffel Adopted. RESOLUTION NO. 97- 84 A-2) Healthcare Services - Execute Standard Agreement with the State of California Department of Health Services for California Healthcare for Indigents Program. The (CHIP) funding for fiscal year 1996/97 is in the amount of $1,192,352. (97-20,415) Graffy/Staffel Approved; Chair to execute. A-3) Public Works / Planning and Development - Set hearing to consider the Flexible Congestion Relief (FCR) Project Nominations as follows. Second, Third, Fourth, and Fifth Districts. (97,20-524) (SET HEARING FOR MARCH 11, 1997) a) Authorize the Public Works Director to nominate the projects listed below for Flexible Congestion Relief (FCR) funding to a total of $20,100,000; 1. Union Valley Parkway/U.S. 101 Full Interchange $5,400,000 2. S.R. 217/Fowler Road Intersection & Roadway Ext. 3,400,000 3. S.R. 217/Ekwill Street Intersection & Roadway Ext. 4,800,000 4. Hollister Avenue/State Street: San Antonio Rd. - US 101 Southbound Offramp at S.R. 154 3,000,000 5. Los Carneros/U.S. 101 Southbound Onramp Improvements 1,000,000 6. a) San Jose Creek Bikeway: Calle Real - Hollister 1,400,000 b) San Jose Creek Bikeway: Hollister - Atascadero Creek Bikeway 1,100,000 Total Estimated Project Costs $20,100,000 b) Authorize the Public Works Director to execute contracts to prepare Project Study Reports (PSRs) for the projects nominated above, excluding projects on U.S. 101, fulfilling the County's obligation for FCR nomination. c) Direct the Public Works Director to request that Caltrans provide PSRs and nominate projects for widening U.S. 101 to six lanes in Goleta from Storke Road to Fairview Avenue, and adding a southbound auxiliary lane between Patterson and Turnpike. d) If Caltrans refuses to provide PSRs for the projects identified above, authorize the Public Works director to have the necessary PSR work accomplished at County expense from the Transportation Impact Mitigation Fund. Estimated Cost $300,000. Staffel/Marshall Directed staff to provide an expanded list of potential Flexible Congestion Relief projects. Hearing set for March 11, 1997. A-4) Auditor-Controller - Property Tax Administration Fee. (97-20,370) a) Receive and file report prepared by the Santa Barbara County Auditor- Controller establishing the 1996-97 Property Tax Administration Fees. b) Set a hearing on March 25, 1997 for adoption of the resolution to impose the fee pursuant to Revenue and Taxation Code Section 97.5. Graffy/Staffel a) Received and filed report. b) Hearing set for March 25, 1997. A-5) General Services - Grant the request made by Cachuma Resource Conservation District ("District") to approve the attached sublease between the District and the United States government, specifically, the United States Geological Survey ("USGS"). The lease is for approximately 1,600 square feet of office space located at 624 West Foster Road at a rate of $1,744 per month for the period March 1, 1997 through February 28, 1998. (97-20,515) Graffy/Staffel Approved. General Services/Public Works - A-6) Declaration of Surplus Property on Brown Road, Santa Maria area, (APN: 113-180-01), Fifth District. (97-20,464) a) Approve the attached Notice of Exemption pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) guidelines for the above-referenced project. (POST) b Adopt the attached resolution declaring the County owned parcel of land known as APN: 113-180-01 as surplus. c) Authorize the Property Management Division of General Services to initiate disposal of APN: 113-180- 01 in compliance with applicable Government Codes. d) Authorize the funds derived from the sale to be deposited in the Department of Public Works, Solid Waste Division's Capital Outlay Fund. Graffy/Staffel a) Approved Notice of Exemption. b) Adopted. RESOLUTION NO. 97- 85 c) Authorized. d) Authorized. Sheriff - A-7) Approve the destruction of records for the Sheriff's Court Service's Division, Civil Bureau, per Government Code 26202. (97-20,413) Graffy/Staffel Approved destruction of records. A-8) Approve and accept a $25,000 donation from the Sheriff's Council - $20,000 to be used for the D.A.R.E. Program and $5,000 as additional funding for the FLIR "Forward Looking Infrared System". (97-20,475) Graffy/Staffel Approved and accepted donation. Parks - A-9) Approve the plans and specifications for the construction of Toro Canyon Park Waterline Contract Award, Parks Project No.D48015, First District. (97-20,514) a) Approve the plans and specifications; b) Award and authorize Chair to execute the Contract in the amount of $78,227.00 which is base bid less Deductive Alternate A, to the apparent lowest responsible bidder, John Madonna Construction, P.O. Box 5310, San Luis Obispo, CA 93403, subject to the provisions of documents and certification as set forth in the plans and specifications applicable to the project as required under California law; c) Approve a 10% contingency fund in the amount of $7,823.00 from the South Coast East Quimby and Development Trust Funds for the project. Graffy/Staffel a) through c) Approved. A-10) Approve Construction of Betteravia Government Center Lake Renovations and Water Circulation System; Project No. 720515 (Parks No. G90003), Fifth District. (97- 20,520) a) Approve plans and specifications; b) Award and authorize the Chair to execute the contract in the amount of $99,823 to the apparent lowest responsible bidder, Aquatic Habitat Management Corporation, as set forth in the plans and specifications applicable to the project and as required under California law. c) Approve a contingency fund, in the amount of $2,000, for the project. d) Approve budget revision request, in the amount of $10,023, for the project. Graffy/Staffel a) Approved. b) Approved; Chair to execute. c) Approved. d) Approved Budget revision request. Treasurer-Tax Collector - A-11) Accept for filing the 1996 Fourth Quarter (OCT- DEC) report on the Treasurer's Investment Pool. (97-20,367) Graffy/Staffel Accepted and filed report. A-12) Set hearing to consider the recommendations concerning the 1997 Community Development Block Grant Application as follows: (97-20,457) (SET HEARING FOR MARCH 25 1997: Est. Time 10 mins.) a) Adoption of a resolution approving the submission of a 1997 Community Development Block Grant application to the State Department of Housing and Community Development; b) Adoption of a resolution approving the use of Redevelopment Agency Housing set aside funds as a source of matching local funds. Graffy/Staffel Hearing set for March 25, 1997. County Administrator - A-13) Approve budget revision requests. (97-20,345) (SEE EXHIBIT A WITH POSTED AGENDA) Graffy/Staffel Approved Budget revision requests. A-14) Progress Report from the Director of Economic Development. (97-20,417) (FROM NOV. 19, DEC. 17, 1996; JAN. 14, 1997) Graffy/Staffel Continued to March 25, 1997. Supervisor Marshall - A-15) Re-appoint Mr. Ross Grayson to the Goleta Valley Vector Control District Board of Trustees. (97-20,517) (OATH) Graffy/Staffel Approved. A-16) Re-appoint Mr. Gerry Winant to the Goleta Valley Vector Control District Board of Trustees. (97-20,517) (OATH) Graffy/Staffel Approved. A-17) Re-appoint members of the Santa Ynez Valley General Plan Advisory Committee: (97-20,508) Carol Puck Erickson John V. Evarts Michele Hinnrichs John C. McCormack Andrew M. Mills Joseph M. Olla John Peckham Nicole Pena Patricia A. Sullivan Jody White Dodd R. Young Appoint new members to the Santa Ynez Valley General Plan Advisory Committee: Jayne Martin Wyne Porter Wendy Gaster Tillman Graffy/Staffel Approved reappointments and appointments. Supervisor Staffel - A-18) Appoint Mr. Gene O. Petersen to the Parks Commission Board. (97-20,485) Graffy/Staffel Approved. A-19) Appoint Ms. Ruth F. Schuyler to the Riding and Hiking Committee. (97-20,373) Graffy/Staffel Approved. A-20) Appoint Mrs. Lynda Anne Moore to the Library Advisory Committee. (97-20,353) Graffy/Staffel Approved. Public Works - A-21) Release the Monument Deposit - Oakhill County Estates, Unit VII. (Tract No. 14,334) posted in the amount of $1,200. Fourth District. (97-20,521) Graffy/Staffel Approved release of monument deposit. A-22) Execute three Contract Change Orders at a total of $19,773.03 for construction of Hollister/Fairview Avenue Intersection Improvements in the Old Town of Goleta - Project No. 862005, Third District. (97,20-522) Graffy/Staffel Approved; Chair to execute. A-23) Execute Co-operative Agreement #05-CA-0060 with the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) authorizing the Public Works Department to prepare the plans, specifications, and estimate (PS&E) for the Hollister Avenue - Cathedral Oaks Road interchange project at US Highway 101. (97-20,523) Graffy/Staffel Approved; Chair to execute. Board of Directors, Santa Barbara County Flood Control and Water Conservation District - A-24) Execute the Maintenance Agreement with Jack F. Boysen, owner of Tract 14,102, for the perpetual maintenance of private drainage improvements of the Tract. First District. (97-20,418) Graffy/Staffel Approved; Chair to execute. A-25) Execute Amendment 17 to the State Water Project Contract between the District and the California Department of Water Resources. Amendment 17 reduces project water entitlement by 6,500 acre feet per year for calendar years 1997 and 1998 in order to avoid unnecessary costs to its members. (97-20,424) Graffy/Staffel Approved; Chair to execute. Board of Directors, Water Agency A-26) Approve budget revision request. (97-20,346) (SEE EXHIBIT B WITH POSTED AGENDA) Graffy/Staffel Approved Budget revision request. Graffy/Staffel Approved administrative agenda as amended. PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD Persons desiring to address the Board must complete and deliver to the Clerk the form which is available at the Hearing Room entrance prior to the commencement of this comment period. EACH PERSON MAY ADDRESS THE BOARD FOR UP TO THREE MINUTES FOR A TOTAL PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD OF NO MORE THAN 15 MINUTES. (Resolution No. 92-398) (97-20,349) RE: Opposition to New Oil and Gas Industry Regulations - Andy Caldwell Addressed the Board. RE: Homeless Issues in Santa Barbara - John Thorndike addressed the Board. RE: Rose Bowl Float/Salvation Army - Dr. Hilleary Williams addressed the Board. RE: Homeless Issues in Santa Barbara - George Alvarez addressed the Board. RE: New Oil and Gas Industry Regulations - Marc Chytilo addressed the Board. RE: CEQA Thresholds/Risk Assessments on Safety - Richard Quandt addressed the Board. DEPARTMENTAL BOARD OF SUPERVISORS 1) Supervisor Marshall - Consider recommendations regarding the Public Right to Know and Children's Environmental Health Protection Act as follows: (97-20,424) (EST. TIME: 30 mins) a) Express support for the Public Right to Know and Children's Environmental Health Protection Act, which will be co-sponsored by Congressman Walter Capps, and; b) Send a letter stating Board support for this Act to Congressman Capps and all members of the California Congressional Delegation. Marshall/Staffel Continued to April 22, 1997 in Santa Maria. Directed that this item be referred to the Legislative Committee at that time. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR 2) Hearing - Consider and adopt recommendations regarding the Telecommunications Taskforce Report on Telecommunications Planning as follows: (97-20,525) (FROM NOV. 19, DEC. 10, 1996) (EST. TIME: 30 Mins.) a) Approve the Master Lease model for lease of County property as Personal Communication System Sites; staff to negotiate Master Leases with telecommunication providers and return to the Board for approval of each Master Lease; b) Direct the General Services Department to process amendments to Master Lease for individual sites within a 45- 60 day time-frame from initial site identification and any permits approvals; c) Direct the County Administrator to utilize funds generated from the Leases for training, technology advancement, and implementation of performance enhancing management systems and direct the Auditor Controller to segregate funds reserved for such purposes; d) Direct the Public Works Department to continue its investigation on costs of maintaining and managing the public right-of-way including costs of acquisition, public safety and welfare, and the costs resulting from the effect of utility cuts on the service life of pavements and report back on April 15, 1997 with options for recovery of costs; e) Direct the Public Works Department to report back on the feasibility of obtaining current maps of buried lines and other infrastructure in the public right-of-way; f) Direct the Public Works Department and County Counsel to review the existing encroachment ordinance to determine whether amendments are required and to report back on April 15, 1997; g) Refer the issue of developing a countywide Global Information System (GIS), possibly including the seven cities in Santa Barbara County to the Information Systems Advisory Committee for further study and a report back to the Board in November, 1997; h) Direct County staff to report back to the Board on April 22, 1997, on issues relating to Cable TV franchise renewals; i) Direct the County Administrator to establish an Internet Task Force comprised of County `webmasters' to design a County Home Page within a 90 day time-frame and provide recommendations on hosting and maintaining the Home Page; j) Direct County Departments to develop applications for cost effective delivery of services to citizens through the Internet and report back to the County Administrator; k) Direct the County Administrator to request the County Association of Governments to establish an intergovernmental study group to determine what action can be taken within Santa Barbara County and its cities to develop and encourage the "Smart Community" concept; l) Adopt preliminary proposed policies as discussed in the Telecommunications Planning Report. Staffel/Schwartz Conceptually approved recommendation a). Directed staff to return with recommendations for modification of the Master Lease model as appropriate. Approved recommendations b) through l). GENERAL SERVICES/PUBLIC WORKS 3) Hearing - Consider adoption (SECOND READING) of an ordinance amending Chapter 12A of the Santa Barbara County Code regarding real property procedures and execution of certain real property documents by the Director of Public Works or the Director of General Services. (97-20,464) (FROM JAN. 21, FEB. 18, 1997) Graffy/Marshall Adopted. ORDINANCE NO. 4257 PLANNING ITEMS AND PUBLIC HEARINGS 4) Hearing - To consider adoption of findings associated with the appeal of John and Nancy Jordan of the Zoning Administrator's decision to approve with conditions 97-CDP- 003 H (formerly 95-SUP-045) and 95-V-012, Longo Front and Rear Yard and Floor to Area Ratio (FAR) Variances and Single Family Dwelling, and accept Exemption pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), AP No. 005-240-038, located at 2350 Finney Street, Summerland area, First District. (97-20,460) (FROM DEC. 17, 1996; JAN. 21, FEB. 11, 1997) (EST. TIME: 30 mins.) Schwartz/Staffel Adopted findings to deny the appeal of the front and rear yard setbacks and to grant the appeals of the floor to area ratio variance and the Coastal Development Permit. Amended findings 2.1.1, 2.1.2 and 2.2.5 as reflected in Planning and Development memorandum dated March 4, 1997. No: Urbanske 5) Hearing - To consider adoption of rescission of antiquated subdivision overlay (text amendments and rezones to Article I, II and III) pertaining to substandard size lots. (96-20,320/97-20,466) (FROM NOV. 12, DEC. 10, DEC. 17, 1996; FEB. 11, 1997) (EST. TIME: 30 mins.) Staffel/Graffy Approved recision and deletion of antiquated subdivision overlay district. Adopted exhibits C, D, F and G of Planning and Development memorandum dated February 26, 1997; adopted associated findings for approval of text amendments and rezones (exhibit A); accepted Notice of Exemption pursuant to CEQA (exhibit B); Conceptually adopted amendment to the Local Coastal Plan (LCP) (exhibits E and H) and continued LCP amendments to the LCP window date on March 18, 1997. No: Schwartz, Marshall
2:00 to 6:00 P.M. ORCUTT COMMUNITY PLAN 2:00 p.m. (Time Certain) Public Facilities: Water Water - Staffel/Graffy Conceptually adopted Water policies, actions and development standards. Directed staff to return with amended language in Water Policy WAT-0-4 and with recommendations regarding the physical delivery of new state water and on the issue of a dual rate structure. Noise - Staffel/Schwartz Conceptually adopted Noise policies and development standards. Risk of Upset/Hazardous Materials - Staffel/Graffy Conceptually adopted Risk of Upset/Hazardous Materials policies and development standards. Directed that policy RISK-0-5.0 be amended to read as follows: "The County should minimize identified risks to public safety associated with electromagnetic fields". Visual - Staffel/Graffy Conceptually adopted Visual policies, actions and development standards. ADJOURN ANNOUNCEMENTS The meeting of Tuesday March 4, 1997, in Santa Maria, will be telecast live at 9:00 a.m. and will be rebroadcast on Thursday March 6, 1997, at 5:00 p.m., on Government Access TV Channel 20.
(Continued from Tuesday, March 4, 1997) Wednesday, March 5, 1997 ORCUTT COMMUNITY PLAN BETTERAVIA GOVERNMENT CENTER BOARD HEARING ROOM 511 EAST LAKESIDE PARKWAY SANTA MARIA 9:00 A.M. TO 2:00 P.M. Public Facilities: Sewer (Time Certain) - Resource Recovery Wastewater - Staffel/Graffy Conceptually adopted Wastewater policies, and development standards. Directed staff to amend Wastewater policy WW-0-1 by striking the word "study" and inserting "current analysis" on the second to last line in action WW-0- 1.1 and by amending development standard WW-0-2.1  to read "Adequate disposal capabilities must exist at the plant or through agreement with the city of Santa Maria to serve the project(s). Fire - Staffel/Graffy Conceptually adopted Fire Protection policies and development standards. Directed staff to amend development standard FIRE-3.2 by adding "To the maximum extent feasible" to the beginning and to amend development standard FIRE-2.1 by adding the word "trails," after "perimeter roads," on the second line. Absent: Schwartz Library Services - Staffel/Marshall Conceptually adopted Library Services policies and development standards. Directed staff to amend the first sentence of development standard LIB-0-1.2 to read as follows: "The County shall require a library mitigation fee on new development to fund the cost of acquisition, construction and furnishing of a new library facility made necessary by the new development. Absent: Schwartz Police - Staffel/Graffy Conceptually adopted Police policies and development standards. Absent: Schwartz Resource Recovery - Staffel/Graffy Conceptually adopted Resource Recovery policies and development standards. Directed staff to develop recommendations regarding a mandatory pick-up policy in new development areas. Absent: Schwartz The Orcutt Community Plan Hearing on Wednesday, March 5, 1997, will be telecast live on Government Access TV Channel 20 at 9:00 A.M., and will be rebroadcast on Saturday, March 8, 1997 at 9:00 A.M. on GATV Channel 20.
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