Other City-related Boards

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Public Arts Committee -

The Public Arts Committee was established by the City Council to study public art, and locate funding sources for a public arts program.  The Committee has ten (10) members consisting of a Councilmember, a Planning Commissioner, a Recreation & Parks Commissioner, members of the development community, and community residents.

Minutes - 5/10/2018

Art Plan Ordinance draft
Art Plan Ordinance final (to be presented to Council)
Agenda - 5/24/18
December 12, 2013, Comparative Development Impact Fee Study
Examples of California Art Funding
2017 Percent for Art Survey Results
LA County Percent for Art Report
Similar Cities
Arts Master Plan Recreation & Parks Minutes
October 3 City Council Minutes
July 19, 2017, Planning Commission Minutes
Percentage Based on Valuation
DRAFT Santa Maria Public Art Booklet 

Correspondence regarding Art Programs

Paynter Realty & Investments Letter regarding the draft Ordinance of a Master Arts Plan and Percent for Art Fee - 6/4/2018
Laurie Tamura Email and Attachment regarding the draft Master Arts Plan - 5/8/2018
Laurie Tamura Email and Attachment regarding California cities percent for art programs - 3/28/2018

Regional Governmental Boards with Council Representation

The City of Santa Maria has representation on other regional governmental boards. To get more information about these boards, their agendas and minutes, please click on the respective links below:

Central Coast Water Authority (CCWA)

The CCWA is a cooperative group of local water agencies and cities, formed to construct, manage and operate Santa Barbara County's "local facilities" for distribution and treatment of State water. CCWA is presently composed of eight members, all of which are public agencies. Each member appoints a representative to the Authority's Board of Directors. Each vote on the CCWA Board of Directors is weighted in proportion to the entity's allocation of State water entitlement. The City of Santa Maria has the largest entitlement at 43.19 percent.

Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District (APCD)

The Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District (APCD) is a local government agency that works to protect the people and the environment of Santa Barbara County from harmful effects of air pollution. The APCD Board consists of each of the five county supervisors plus a city council member or mayor from each of the County's seven cities. The Board meets monthly at locations throughout the County and is sometimes advised by the Community Advisory Council.

Santa Barbara County Association of Governments (SBCAG)

SBCAG is responsible for all regional transportation planning within Santa Barbara County, including identifying and funding major infrastructure improvements, determining transit needs, creating and updating bicycle and pedestrian master plans, determining the feasibility of and planning for enhancements to the passenger rail system, and developing and implementing ongoing efforts to reduce traffic congestion throughout the region.

Santa Barbara County Housing Advisory Committee

(agendas & minutes not online)

Santa Barbara County Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO)

LAFCO is a regulatory agency charged by the State legislature with "discouraging urban sprawl and encouraging the orderly formation and development of local agencies" based on "local circumstances and conditions."

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