COUNTY OF PLACER
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
TUESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2008
F.C. “Rocky” Rockholm, District 1, Vice Chairman Thomas Miller, County Executive
Robert Weygandt, District 2 Anthony J. La Bouff, County Counsel
Jim Holmes, District 3, Chairman Rich Colwell, Chief Assistant County Executive
Kirk Uhler, District 4 Mike Boyle, Assistant County Executive
Bruce Kranz, District 5 Holly Heinzen, Assistant County Executive
Ann Holman, Clerk of the Board
County Administrative Center, 175 Fulweiler Avenue, Auburn, CA 95603
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FLAG SALUTE – Led by Supervisor Holmes.
AGENDA APPROVAL - Added item 9.1 to the agenda.
9.1 COUNTY EXECUTIVE/EMERGENCY SERVICES – Resolution ratifying the Declaration of Local Emergency made by the County Executive Officer on January 6, 2008 when the Board of Supervisors was not in session, and received an initial update on the effects of the storm and the response by County Departments/Agencies.
1. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS/REORGANIZATION OF THE BOARD:
a. Approved Jim Holmes as Chairman for 2008.
b. Approved Rocky Rockholm as Vice-Chairman for 2008.
STATEMENT OF MEETING PROCEDURES - Read by Clerk.
PUBLIC COMMENT - Wayne Nader thanked staff for their efforts in bringing treated water to the Black Oak community. William Hansen, Foresthill Residents for Responsible Growth, requested staff re-circulate the revised Foresthill Divide Community Plan. Stevie Rea, Leadership Auburn Class of 2008, advised she was present to observe the meeting and report back to her class. Michael Alward, Placer County Older Adult Advisory Committee, provided an update of the Older Adults Needs Assessment.
SUPERVISOR’S COMMITTEE REPORTS - Supervisor Kranz reported on the recent storm and warming stations. Supervisor Uhler reported that Board questions and comments regarding the Placer County Conservation Plan (PPCP) were given to agency representatives. Chairman Holmes and Supervisor Rockholm thanked Supervisors Weygandt and Uhler for their efforts with the PCCP. Supervisor Rockholm thanked staff for their responses to the storm. Chairman Holmes announced the Loomis Fire Protection District Benefit Assessment passed.
2. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS/COMMENDATIONS:
a. Presentation of Resolution 2008-1 commending Stephen D’Arcy, Undersheriff, Sheriff’s Department, upon his retirement after 13 years of service.
b. Presentation of Resolution 2008-3 commending Craig Thomas, Deputy Sheriff, Sheriff’s Department, upon his retirement after 27 years of service.
3. COUNTY EXECUTIVE/EMERGENCY SERVICES - Public hearing closed. Resolution 2008-8 adopted approving $20 million in tax-exempt private lease financing for California Shock Trauma Air Rescue (CALSTAR) to purchase helicopters and related equipment.
4. COUNTY EXECUTIVE/REDEVELOPMENT – Public hearing to consider adoption of two resolutions accepting two planning and technical assistance studies as complete: the Affordable Housing Development Incentive Study and the Newcastle-Ophir Business Development Strategy.
MOTION Rockholm/Weygandt/Unanimous to close the public hearing and accept the two reports and adopt the two resolutions.
MOTION Rockholm/Uhler/Unanimous to rescind prior motion and reopen the public hearing.
MOTION Uhler/Weygandt/Unanimous to close the public hearing and adopt Resolution 2008-9 accepting planning and technical assistance study as complete for the Affordable Housing Development Incentive Study.
MOTION Uhler/Weygandt/Unanimous to continue the resolution accepting the planning and technical assistance study for the Newcastle-Ophir Business Development Strategy following review by the Newcastle-Ophir Municipal Advisory Council to a future meeting.
5. COUNTY EXECUTIVE/PLACER COUNTY CHARTER REVIEW 2007/08 - Received, reviewed and considered the findings, conclusions and recommendations of the Charter Review Committee.
MOTION Kranz/Weygandt/Unanimous to accept the report.
Staff was directed to provide analysis of compensation model based on Proposition F counties and Chairman Nader’s five counties comparison model and bring back to the Board March 11, 2008. MOTION Uhler/Kranz/Unanimous
6. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY/PLANNING - Public hearing to consider a third-party appeal from Michael Sasko of the Planning Commission approval of a Tentative Subdivision Map and Conditional Use Permit for the Penryn Townhomes Planned Development. The project would be developed on 3.2 +/- acres and would include 23 Townhomes in seven separate buildings, three open space lots, interior roadways and associated parking. The Board of Supervisors will consider a Mitigated Negative Declaration for the project as approved by the Planning Commission. The property (APN 043-060-061) is located on the east side of Penryn Road, approximately 0.1 miles north of Interstate 80, and is currently zoned C1-UP-Dc (Neighborhood Commercial, Combining CUP Required, Combining Design Scenic Corridor). As of December 21, 2007, the applicant submitted a written request for a continuance to the January 22, 2008 Board of Supervisors’ meeting. As of January 2, 2008, the applicant submitted a written request to withdraw the original request for a continuance.
MOTION Uhler/Rockholm/Unanimous to continue the public hearing to February 5, 2008 at 11:00 am.
7. LUNCH – Placer County Administrative Center, 175 Fulweiler Avenue, Auburn –The Board discussed agenda scheduling and closed session. The Board designated the 2008 Boards & Commissions Assignments to be confirmed at the January 22, 2008 meeting as follows:
Air Pollution Control District Board (Holmes, Uhler, Weygandt); American River Authority (Kranz, Weygandt Alternate); Area 4 Agency on Aging Advisory/Governing/JPA Boards (Holmes Alternate, Alice Gonzales Primary Member); Auburn City Council/Placer County Liaison Committee (Holmes); Auburn Dam Council (Kranz, Holmes Alternate); City County Committee for Regional Development Issues (Rockholm, Weygandt, Uhler Alternate); Community Services Commission (Holmes) Criminal Justice Policy Committee (Rockholm); CSAC/Board of Directors (Holmes, Rockholm Alternate); CSAC/Sacramento Motherlode Supervisors Assn (Holmes, Rockholm Alternate); Economic Development Board (Weygandt, Kranz); First Five Children & Families Commission (Holmes); First Time Homebuyer Mortgage Revenue Bond Program (Holmes, Alternate Any other Supervisor); Flood Control & Water Conservation District Board of Directors (Weygandt, Rockholm); Golden Sierra Job Training Agency Governing Board (Uhler); High Sierra Resource Conservation & Development Area (Kranz, CEO or CEO Designee Alternate); Highway 65 Joint Powers Authority (Weygandt, Rockholm Alternate); Investment Oversight Committee (Weygandt); Local Agency Formation Commission (Rockholm, Weygandt, Holmes Alternate); Mental Health Alcohol & Drug Advisory Board (Holmes); Middle Fork Project Finance Authority (Holmes, Weygandt, Kranz Alternate) Mountain Counties Air Basin (Holmes, Weygandt Alternate); Mountain Counties Water Resources Council (Kranz, Holmes Alternate); National Association of Counties (Kranz, Rockholm Alternate); National Association of Counties Western Interstate Region (Kranz, Rockholm Alternate); Older Adult Advisory Commission (Holmes); Placer County Indian Gaming Local Community Benefit Committee (Weygandt, Kranz); Placer County Transportation Planning Agency (Holmes, Uhler, Rockholm Alternate); Placer County Transportation Planning Agency Countywide Steering Committee (Weygandt); Placer County Water Resource Council (Weygandt, Rockholm Alternate); Placer Mosquito & Vector Control District (Galen Clothier); Placer/Nevada Wastewater Authority JPA (Weygandt, Holmes Alternate); Placer Parkway Policy Advisory Committee (Weygandt, Rockholm); Regional Council of Rural Counties (Holmes, Weygandt Alternate); Sacramento Area Commerce & Trade Organization (Uhler, Rockholm Alternate); Sacramento Area Council of Governments (Rockholm, Uhler Alternate); Sacramento Area Council of Governments Advisory Committee Rancho Cordova-South Placer Connector (Rockholm); Sacramento Area Council of Governments Capital Valley Regional Service Authority (Rockholm, Uhler Alternate); Sacramento Valley Air Pollution Control Council (Weygandt Alternate); Sierra Nevada Conservancy (Weygandt); Sierra Sacramento Valley Emergency Medical Services Agency (Holmes, Rockholm Alternate); Solid Waste Independent Hearing Panel (Kranz); Solid Waste Local Task Force (CEO); South Placer Regional Transportation Authority (Uhler, Rockholm Alternate); Sub-Committee Policy Advisory Committee (Uhler, Rockholm); South Placer Regional Wastewater Authority (Rockholm, Weygandt); Tahoe Air Basin (Kranz); Tahoe Conservancy (Larry Sevison, Kranz Alternate); Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (Kranz, Larry Sevison Alternate); Tahoe Regional Planning Agency Advisory Planning Commission (Jennifer Merchant, Allen Breuch, Leo Poppoff Alternate); Tahoe Transportation District (Kranz or ECO); Tribal County Advisory Committee (Weygandt, Kranz); Veterans Memorial Hall Board (Rockholm, Weygandt, Holmes, Kranz); Water Resources & Energy Committee (Holmes, Weygandt); Western Placer Waste Management Authority (Weygandt, Rockholm).
8. ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES/PROCUREMENT – Authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the following:
a. Blanket Purchase Order, GPS Electronic Monitoring Services/Probation – Awarded to Pro Tech Monitoring, Inc., using a Competitively Bid Public Agency Cooperative Agreement, in the maximum amount of $250,000, and approved Change Order #1 to Blanket Purchase Order #14303, in the revised maximum amount of $125,000.
MOTION Uhler/Weygandt/Unanimous VOTE 4:0 (Kranz temporarily absent)
b. Blanket Purchase Order, Office Supplies/County-wide - Awarded to Corporate Express, using a Competitively Bid Public Agency Agreement, in the maximum amount of $1,000,000.
MOTION Uhler/Weygandt/Unanimous VOTE 4:0 (Kranz temporarily absent)
9. COUNTY EXECUTIVE/LEGISLATION – Resolution 2008-10 adopted accepting Sierra Nevada Conservancy Proposition 84 Grant Funding, in the amount of $147,500, for Placer County conservation projects. MOTION Rockholm/Weygandt/Unanimous
9.1 COUNTY EXECUTIVE/EMERGENCY SERVICES – Resolution 2008-4 adopted ratifying the Declaration of Local Emergency made by the County Executive Officer on January 6, 2008 when the Board of Supervisors was not in session, and received an initial update on the effects of the storm and the response by County Departments/Agencies. MOTION Holmes/Rockholm/Unanimous
10. FACILITY SERVICES:
a. 100 Ramp Remodel, Asbestos Abatement Project #4744A (Placer County Government Center, Auburn) - Approved plans and specifications and authorized staff to solicit bids, and adopted Resolution 2008-11 authorizing the Director of Facility Services to award and execute a construction contract, in an amount not-to-exceed $300,000, upon review and approval by County Counsel and Risk Management, and delegated authority to approve change orders consistent with the County Purchasing Manual and Section 20142, Public Contract Code.
b. County Service Area (CSA) #28, Zone #24 (Applegate Sewer) - Resolution 2008-12 adopted authorizing a loan of $700,000, from the General Fund to the CSA Revolving Fund for CSA #28, Zone #24 and approved a budget revision appropriating loan proceeds in FY 2007/08.
c. Sewer Maintenance District #3 - Authorized the Chairman to sign a letter to the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board indicating that the County intends to pursue regionalization of the Sewer Maintenance District 3 Wastewater Treatment Plant (Plant 3).
11. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES:
a. Adult System of Care - Approved the Mental Health Services Act Performance Agreement with the State Department of Mental Health, from July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2008, including total estimated funding of $11,631,074, and authorized the Health & Human Services Director to sign future amendments. MOTION Rockholm/Weygandt/Unanimous
b. Children’s System of Care - Accepted award of the Safe & Drug Free Schools and Communities Grant from the California Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs, in the amount of $1,076,533, from October 1, 2007 through September 30, 2012, and authorized the Health & Human Services Director to sign amendments, documentation, reports and certifications.
12. PLANNING/COSUMNES, AMERICAN, BEAR AND YUBA (CABY) RIVERS INTEGRATED REGIONAL WATER MANAGEMENT PLAN:
1. Resolution 2008-13 adopted acknowledging the value of integrated water resource planning and adopting the CABY Integrated Regional Water Management Plan;
2. Determined that the project is Categorically Exempt from CEQA pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15262; and
3. Directed staff to apply for grant funds through Propositions 50 and 84 to restore Placer County streams, and implement projects that improve the region’s water supply and water quality.
13. PUBLIC WORKS:
a. Tahoe Area Regional Transit (TART) Service – Authorized the expansion of TART Service, from 2-hour service to 1-hour service, during the fall and spring seasons beginning April 7, 2008 and approved a budget revision, in the amount of $34,000, to account for added costs and revenue in the FY 2007/08 TART budget. MOTION Kranz/Rockholm/Unanimous
b. Pride Industries Transit Services Agreements – Authorized the Chairman to execute two agreements with PRIDE Industries for the operation of South Placer Dial-A-Ride Services, in the amount of $376,256 in FY 2007/08; and approved a budget revision, in the amount of $145,000, for the increase in contract cost. MOTION Rockholm/Weygandt/Unanimous
c. Congestion Mitigation & Air Quality (CMAQ) Program– Approved the submittal of the Placer County request for CMAQ Program funding to Placer County Transportation Planning Agency.
d. Two All-Way Stops on Locust Road – Approved installation of two all-way stops at Locust Road and Browning Street and Locust Road and Lowell Street, West Roseville unincorporated area.
14. COUNTY COUNSEL/CLOSED SESSION REPORT:
(A) §54956.8 – CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR – The Board met with its Real Property Negotiators to discuss options with regards to the County Center in the eastern portion of the County, in the Tahoe Basin area.
(a) Under Negotiation: Authorization to negotiate price, terms and conditions for acquisition, Potential Negotiating Parties: County of Placer; B.B. LLC; Paul Dyer, et al. and Sierra Crest Company; and, Martis Valley Associates, LLC; APNS: 090-133-006, 007, 008, 010, 011, 012; 094-130-003, 007, 008, 094-124-014; 090-133-005, 090-133-015 and 080-060-082.
(B) §54957.6 - CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR – The Board met with its Labor Negotiators to discuss DSA negotiations.
(a) Agency negotiator: CEO/Personnel Director, Employee organization: PPEO/DSA/Management.
Pursuant to the cited authority (all references are to the Government Code), the Redevelopment Agency Board will hold a closed session to discuss the following listed items. A report of any action taken will be presented prior to adjournment.
(C) §54956.8 – CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR - The Board adjourned as the Board of Supervisors and reconvened as the Redevelopment Agency and met with its Property Negotiators to discuss two specific property negotiations and gave directions to its negotiators. The Board adjourned as the Redevelopment Agency and reconvened as the Board of Supervisors and adjourned its meeting.
(a) Under Negotiation: Price, terms of payment and conditions of acquisition; Potential Negotiating Parties: Placer County Redevelopment Agency and Nancy Hurtado and Tracy E. Hurtado Amaro, APNS: 090-064-012, 090-067-017, 090-064-013 and 090-126-026.
(b) Under Negotiation: Price, terms of payment and conditions of acquisition Potential Negotiating Parties: Placer County Redevelopment Agency and Peter J. Gifford and Elizabeth R. Gifford, APNS: 090-222-050.
CONSENT AGENDA (Items 15 - 26) – Consent Agenda approved with action as indicated.
15. WARRANT REGISTERS – Weeks ending November 9, 16, 23 and 30, 2007.
16. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS:
a. Resolution 2008-1 adopted commending Stephen D’Arcy, Undersheriff, Sheriff Department, upon his retirement after 13 years of service.
b. Resolution 2008-3 adopted commending Craig Thomas, Deputy Sheriff, Sheriff Department, upon his retirement after 27 years of service.
c. Resolution 2008-2 adopted commending Michael Sneed, Sheriff’s Department, upon his retirement after 22 years of service.
d. Approved Minutes of December 11, 2007 as amended.
17. CLAIMS AGAINST THE COUNTY – Rejected the following claims, as recommended by Counsel:
a. 07-113, Mills, Joshua, $160, (Property Damage).
18. COMMITTEES & COMMISSIONS:
a. Foresthill Forum Advisory Council – Approved appointment of Michael Whittle to Seat 7, as requested by Supervisor Kranz.
b. Older Adult Advisory Committee – Approved appointment of Diana Cox to Seat 4 (District 4), as requested by Supervisor Uhler and appointment of Lynn Grilli to Seat 16 (Senior Services).
19. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY/ENGINEERING AND SURVEYING – Approved refund request FF1409 to Frank Calabretta, in the amount of $1,257.50, to correct an over-charge on an application for review and inspection of sewer extension improvements.
20. COUNTY EXECUTIVE:
a. Administration – Approved merit increase for Kimberly Hawley, Chief Deputy Treasurer, from Grade 457, Step 3 to Grade 457, Step 4, at $51.33 per hour, retroactive to November 24, 2007.
b. Contract – Authorized the County Executive Officer to execute a contract with Hausrath Economics Group in an amount not to exceed $100,000 to provide fiscal, economic, and finance services and studies for a broad range of land development related issues.
21. FACILITY SERVICES:
a. 2007/08 Sewer Line Video Inspection, Sewer Maintenance District (SMD) #2 & Sunset Whitney, Project #40221 - Approved plans and specifications and authorized staff to solicit bids; Resolution 2008-5 adopted authorizing the Facility Services Director to execute the resulting contract, in an amount not to exceed $207,000, upon Risk Management’s and County Counsel’s review and approval, and approved any required change orders consistent with the County Purchasing Manual and Section 20142 of the Public Contract Code.
b. Recreation Area #9 (Roseville) - Approved use agreement with the City of Roseville, authorizing use of Park Dedication Fees from Recreation Area #9, in the amount of $45,000, for Interpretive Exhibits at the Maidu Interpretive Center, Roseville.
c. Agreement - Authorized the Chairman to sign agreement with Shaw Environmental, Inc., for an amount not to exceed $130,575, for water quality monitoring services at the Applegate, Sheridan, and Sunset wastewater treatment facilities and geotechnical services at the Sheridan Wastewater Treatment Plant.
d. Recreation Area #5 (Meadow Vista/Auburn Area) - Approved use agreement with Auburn Recreation District, authorizing use of Park Dedication Fees from Recreation Area #5, in the amount of $75,000, for the Placer Hills Park Swimming Pool, Meadow Vista.
e. Recreation Area #5 (Meadow Vista/Auburn Area) - Approved use agreement with Auburn Recreation District, authorizing use of Park Dedication Fees from Recreation Area #5, in the amount of $21,975, for major rehabilitation to the Auburn Regional Park Gymnasium roof.
f. Recreation Area #5 (Meadow Vista/Auburn Area) - Approved use agreement with the Auburn Recreation District, authorizing the use of Park Dedication Fees from Recreation Area #5, in the amount of $112,365, for additional parking at Railhead Park, Auburn.
22. PERSONNEL - Approved the Placer County Equal Employment Opportunity Program Plan for the period January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2008.
23. PROCUREMENT SERVICES - In accordance with County Policy, non-contested competitively awarded bids under $250,000 are placed on the Consent Agenda. Authorize the Purchasing Manager to sign the following:
a. Competitively Bid Blanket Purchase Order #09900, Lease of One Xerox DocuTech 6135 Digital Printing System/Central Services - Approved Change Order #10 to with Xerox Corporation, increasing the maximum amount by $37,000, for a revised maximum amount of $852,762.33.
b. Competitive Bid #9733, Winter Patch Asphalt/Public Works – Awarded to Granite Construction Company, in the maximum amount of $124,500.
c. Competitive Bid #9760, Carpet Cleaning Services/Facility Services - Awarded to Butterfield Carpet Care, in the maximum amount of $60,000.
d. Competitive Bid #9762, Fasteners & Related Items/Fleet Services – Awarded to TiFCo Industries, in the maximum aggregate amount of $63,000.
e. Negotiated Blanket Purchase Order #14311, Food Items/Health & Human Services - Renewed with Sam’s Club, in the amount of $75,000.
24. PUBLIC WORKS:
a. Agreement - Resolution 2008-6 adopted authorizing the Public Works Director to enter into a Cooperative Work Agreement with Caltrans to extend the deadline on lapsing funds on two Federal aid projects that have exceeded the time allowed for delivery. The two projects are the Foresthill Road Bridge Painting Project 5919(021) and the Planning of Multi-Purpose trails along Dry Creek 5919(048).
b. Agreement - Approved budget revision to increase appropriation for the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System for FY 2007/08 budget by $95,183.15; Resolution 2008-7 adopted authorizing the Public Works Director to negotiate and sign a contract with 2NDNATURE, LLC., up to $125,000, for preparation of the Truckee River Watershed Water Quality Monitoring Plan and authorizing contract amendments not to exceed $15,000.
c. Tahoe Estates Erosion Control Project, Contract #73255 – Rejected all bids received for the project and authorized the Public Works Department to re-advertise for bids.
25. REVENUE SHARING – In approving the following appropriations, the Placer County Board of Supervisors makes the finding that each and every approved contribution serves a public purpose by promoting the general welfare of the County and its inhabitants; therefore, the County benefits.
a. Approved appropriation in the amount of $400 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Keaton Raphael Memorial, A Beacon of HOPE for Children with Cancer, as requested by Supervisor Rockholm ($150) and Supervisor Uhler ($250).
b. Approved appropriation in the amount of $1,400 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Lazarus Project, 8th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Dinner, as requested by Supervisor Rockholm ($150), Supervisor Weygandt ($250), Supervisor Holmes ($250) and Supervisor Uhler ($750).
c. Approved appropriation in the amount of $1,500 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Lincoln Arts and Culture Foundation, 21st Annual Feats of Clay, as requested by Supervisor Weygandt.
d. Approved appropriation in the amount of $650 in Revenue Sharing monies to the PlacerGROWN, 13th Annual Food and Farm Conference, as requested by Supervisor Rockholm ($150), Supervisor Weygandt ($250) and Supervisor Uhler ($250).
e. Approved appropriation in the amount of $500 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Roseville Police Activities League (RPAL) Program, as requested by Supervisor Rockholm.
26. SHERIFF - Approved a budget revision, in the amount of $25,000, to purchase a surveillance camera system from the Department of Homeland Security Grant Program; approved modification of the Master Fixed Asset List and authorized the Purchasing Manager to execute related documents.
***End of Consent Agenda***
ITEMS FOR INFORMATION:
27. TREASURER/TAX COLLECTOR – Treasurer’s statement for the month of November 2007.
ADJOURNMENT - Adjourned in memory of Ronald A. Bakken, Granite Bay Community Activist. The next regular meeting is Tuesday, January 22, 2008.
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING SCHEDULE:
January 22, 2008
February 5, 2008
February 26, 2008
March 11, 2008
March 18, 2008 (Strategic Planning)
March 25, 2008