COUNTY OF PLACER
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2011
Jack Duran, District 1 Thomas Miller, County Executive
Robert Weygandt, District 2, Chairman Anthony J. La Bouff, County Counsel
Jim Holmes, District 3 Holly Heinzen, Assistant County Executive
Kirk Uhler, District 4 Ann Holman, Clerk of the Board
Jennifer Montgomery, District 5, Vice Chairman
County Administrative Center, 175 Fulweiler Avenue, Auburn, CA 95603
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COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY
3091 COUNTY CENTER DRIVE
AUBURN, CA 95603
FLAG SALUTE – Led by Chairman Weygandt.
STATEMENT OF MEETING PROCEDURES - Read by Clerk.
PUBLIC COMMENT – Marilyn Jasper, speaking on behalf of Public Interest Coalition, requested the Board to re-evaluate the entire legislative platform program and consider forming a citizens advisory committee, and if the program is to continue to change the procedures and the policies to ensure the public is noticed before any position is taken.
SUPERVISOR’S COMMITTEE REPORTS - None:
1. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY/PLANNING/Third-Party Appeal of the Planning Commission’s Approval of the Homewood Mountain Resort Ski Area Project (PSUB 20080052) and Final Environmental Impact Report (SCH No. 2008092008) - The Board considered a third-party appeal of the Planning Commission’s action to approve the Conditional Use Permit, Planned Development Permit and the Vesting Tentative Subdivision Map for the Homewood Mountain Resort project, and to approve amendments to the West Shore Area General Plan and to approve a Development Agreement for the Homewood Mountain Resort project. Staff recommended and the Board approved the following actions:
1. Denied the third-party appeal filed by Friends of the West Shore, the League to Save Lake Tahoe and the Tahoe Area Sierra Club;
2. Adopted Resolution 2011-327 certifying the Final Environmental Impact Report for the Homewood Mountain Resort project (SCH No. 2008 092008);
3. Adopted Resolution 2011-328 approving the proposed amendments to the Plan Area Statement Uses and Boundaries in the West Shore Area General Plan;
4. Adopted Ordinance 5659-B approving a Development Agreement with the Homewood Village Resorts, LLC, for the Homewood Mountain Resort project;
5. Upheld the action of the Planning Commission and approved the Conditional Use Permit and Planned Development Permit, and
6. Upheld the action of the Planning Commission and approved the Vesting Tentative Subdivision Map for the Homewood Mountain Resort project.
2. PUBLIC WORKS/GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENT/ADOPTING THE PLACER PARKWAY CORRIDOR AND THE HIGHWAY 65 BYPASS ALIGNMENTS - Conducted a Public Hearing; adopted Resolution 2011-329 certifying a Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR); and, adopted Resolution 2011-330 approving a General Plan Amendment adopting depicting the Placer Parkway Corridor and Highway 65 Bypass Alignments in the Placer County General Plan Policy Document.
3. FACILITY SERVICES/WASTEWATER MANAGEMENT AND COMPLIANCE DIRECTION – The Board considered alternatives for compliance with Regional Water Quality Control Board regulatory requirements for Sewer Maintenance District 1 (SMD 1), which serves North Auburn, Christian Valley, Bowman and Applegate, and:
1. Direct staff to proceed with a regional solution for SMD 1 compliance and return to the Board no later than March 13, 2012 with recommendations for a final Board decision; or
3. Provide other direction as the Board deems appropriate.
Information Addendum – December 1, 2011 Principal Forgiveness on State Revolving Fund Loan.
MOTION Uhler directing staff to continue to work under Alternative A with further exploration of the public/private partnership opportunity and return back to the Board with comparison between the stay at home option and the regional option, but with that comparison being drawn between the design build operate option and the regional option, specifically the FERC proposal with their guarantees included. MOTION died for lack of a second.
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MOTION Holmes/Montgomery VOTE 2:3 (Duran, Uhler, Weygandt No) to move forward with the upgrade and expansion of the North Auburn Plant. MOTION failed.
MOTION Montgomery/Duran/Unanimous to adopt Alternative A including direction to staff to proceed with a regional solution for SMD #1 compliance and return to the Board no later than March 13, 2012 with recommendations for a final Board decision.
Dec. 2011-Mar 2012: Confirm Viability of Preferred Regional Option
Dec. 31, 2011: Obtain Preliminary Funding Committee from SRF for
Upgrade Project to preserve credit and preliminary funding approval
No later than Mar. 13, 2012: County Board Final Decision on Whether to Continue to
Pursue a Regional Sewer Project or Award the SMD 1
Upgrade and Expansion Project Bid
· Need Determination of Viable Governance/Ownership
Structure, Agreement from All Stakeholder, Key
Deal Points, Confirmation of Ability to Finance
Project, Defined Legal Process for Proceeding,
Agreement on Engineering and Design Options
Mar. 19, 2012: Deadline to Hold S<D #1 Upgrade Bids ($1,500/day
After 12/31/2011 if bid is awarded)
· Rebid of project would result in 4-6 month delay
Additional costs of $1.4 million-$1.8 million and an
Unknown bid result.
Sept 1, 2015 Full Compliance with Discharge Standards
If this alternate is selected, the upgrade and expansion of SMD 1 would remain a fall back option until March 19, 2012, in the event a regional solution is not possible.
Staff was directed to also accept other Design Build submittals until 12/31/11 that would be considered along with other SMD 1 upgrade options as part of the fall back option. Further it was requested that staff consider potential opportunities for regional approaches for public/private partnerships that may exist at the current SMD 1 site.
Further direction was provided to staff to collaborate with staff of the City of Auburn, City of Lincoln, and SPMUD including clarification as to the City of Auburn’s intent to participate in a Regional Sewer Project. Board members indicated a willingness to provide financial support to City ratepayers to offset costs that might otherwise be incurred in pursuing a regional solution.
In addition, it was requested that staff develop a side by side comparison of Brown and Caldwell and Lincoln option; begin the project description for the environmental review process and determine whether the PERC project can utilize SRF financing.
4. COUNTY COUNSEL/CLOSED SESSION REPORT:
(A) §54957.6 - CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS – The Board discussed Labor Negotiations with some of its Labor Team, DSA, no discussion of PPEO. The Board received a report and gave direction.
(a) Agency designated representatives: Tom Miller, Nancy Nittler, Therese Leonard, Anthony J. La Bouff
Employee organization: PPEO. DSA
CONSENT AGENDA – Consent Agenda approved with action as indicated. The Board convened as the Redevelopment Agency Board for item #11. MOTION Holmes/Uhler/Unanimous
5. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS – Approved minutes of October 24, 25, and November 8, 2011.
6. COMMITTEES & COMMISSIONS:
a. Lincoln Veterans Memorial Hall Board of Trustees - Approved reappointments of Kent Parsell representing VFW 3010 Richard Lercari representing VFW 3010, Len Valasek representing American Legion Post 264, Samuel Silvas representing American Legion Post 264, John McCullock representing Alternate American Legion Post 264, Robert Bruce representing Alternate American Legion Post 264, and Manuel Nevarez representing Alternate Board of Supervisors, as recommended by Supervisor Weygandt.
b. First Five Children and Families Commission – Approved the appointment of Phillip Williams to Seat #3 and the re-appointment of Dr. Richard Burton to Seat #2, Mai-Ling Schummers to Seat #4, Calvin Walstad to Seat #8, and Rina Rojas to Seat #9 as requested by the First 5 Children and Families Commission.
7. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY:
a. Placer County Bond Screening Committee - Approved Resolution 2011-230 adopting additions to the Placer County Bond Screening Committee Rules And Procedures, dated January 1, 2007.
b. Nichols Drive Industrial Park, Tract #974 - The Board took the following actions:
a. Accepted the subdivision improvements as complete.
b. Authorized the Chairman to sign the Subdivision Improvement Replacement Agreement.
c. Instructed the Clerk of the Board to prepare the Subdivision Improvement Replacement Agreement for recording; and
d. Resolution 2011-321 adopted accepting Prosperity Drive, Progress Drive, and Integrity Court into the County Maintained Mileage System.
8. COUNTY EXECUTIVE/PERSONNEL - Placer Public Employees Organization - The Board took the following actions:
1. Approved the Overtime Compensation Side Letter of Agreement with the Placer Public Employees Organization (PPEO) and authorized the Chairman of the Board to sign the agreement.
2. Ordinance introduced, first reading waived, adjusting the compensation and benefits of PPEO represented General and Professional Unit employees and Confidential employees.
9. COUNTY EXECUTIVE/RISK MANAGEMENT/CALIFORNIA TRANSIT SYSTEMS JOINT POWERS AGREEMENT – Resolution 2011-322 adopted approving the amended California Transit Systems Joint Powers agreement forming the California Transit Systems Joint Powers Authority and authorizing the Chairman of the Placer County Board of Supervisors to sign the amended agreement.
10. PUBLIC WORKS:
a. Clean Water State Revolving Fund Nonpoint Source Applications, North Lake Tahoe – Resolution 2011-323 adopted authorizing the filing of two Clean Water State Revolving Fund Nonpoint Source applications with the State of California Water Resources Control Board in the respective amounts of $3,000,000 for the Coon Clean Water Pipe Project and $2,400,000 for the Lower Chipmunk/Outfall Project; and authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute all documents related to the grants.
b. Blanket Purchase Order #18520/OEM Parts, Service & Repair - Approved Change Order to Blanket Purchase Order #18520 with Holt of California for Caterpillar Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) parts, service and repairs, and authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the resulting Change Order increasing the maximum amount by $15,000 for a revised maximum amount of $60,000.
c. Blanket Purchase Order #18577/OEM Parts - Approved Change Order to Blanket Purchase Order #18577 with Daimler Buses North America for Orion Bus Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) parts, and authorize the Purchasing Manager to sign the resulting Change Order increasing the maximum amount by $10,000 for a revised maximum amount of $55,000.
d. Cooperative Agreement, Nelson Lane Bridge Replacement Project – Resolution 2011-324 adopted authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a cooperative agreement with the City of Lincoln, with County Counsel and Risk Management review and approval, for the Nelson Lane Bridge Replacement project for an amount of $36,000.
e. Notice of Completion, Tahoe Pines Water Quality Improvement Project, Area A, Phase III, Contract #1075 – Resolution 2011-325 adopted accepting the Tahoe Pines Water Quality Improvement Project, Area A, Phase III (Ponderosa/Madrone/Poplar/Doe Avenues) as complete, and approving and authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute the Notice of Completion.
11. REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY – Resolution 2011-326 adopted authorizing the Redevelopment Director or designee to execute an agreement with Bennett Engineering Services Inc. (BEN/EN) for engineering design services for the Highway 49 Streetscape for a new term to now expire on September 30, 2012 in a not to exceed previously authorized amount of $149,995.
12. 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 of $250 in Revenue Sharing monies to Seniors First, Inc. to help Defray the cost of providing the Senior Nutrition Programs, as requested by Supervisor Uhler ($250).
b. Approved appropriation of $500 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Placer Nature Center to assist students with educational field trip scholarships, as requested by Supervisor Holmes ($500).
c. Approved appropriation of $250 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Rotary Club of Auburn 29th Annual “Spirit of Auburn” Community Barbeque to benefit the Rotary’s local community projects, as requested by Supervisor Holmes ($250).
d. Approved appropriation of $250 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Auburn Area Veterans Day Parade, as requested by Supervisor Holmes ($250).
e. Approved appropriation of $250 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Placer Community Action Council 9th Annual KidZKount Fall Classic Golf Tournament to benefit children and families in Placer and Nevada Counties, as requested by Supervisor Holmes ($250).
f. Approved appropriation of $100 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Roseville Host Lions Club Christmas Food Basket Program to help support the purchase of perishable and non-perishable food items, as requested by Supervisor Uhler ($100).
g. Approved appropriation of $250 in Revenue Sharing monies to The Salvation Army Roseville Corps, as requested by Supervisor Uhler ($250).
h. Approved appropriation of $1,000 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Lighthouse Counseling and Family Resource Center 5th Annual Celebrity Waiter Luncheon Fundraiser to help defray the cost of the event, as requested by Supervisor Weygandt ($500), Supervisor Holmes ($250), and Supervisor Uhler ($250).
i. Approved appropriation of $250 in Revenue Sharing monies to SARSAS (Save Auburn Ravine Salmon and Steelhead) to support educational and public outreach to the community and schools, as requested by Supervisor Holmes ($250).
j. Approved appropriation of $100 in Revenue Sharing monies to The Auburn Funk Box Derby Event to benefit Seniors First and the Auburn 20/30 Club, as requested by Supervisor Holmes ($100).
***End of Consent Agenda***
ADJOURNMENT – Next regular meeting is Tuesday, December 13, 2011.
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ 2011/2012 MEETING SCHEDULE:
December 13, 2011
January 10, 2012
January 24, 2012