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Video Upgrades

Main Jail
Placer County Government Center
North Auburn

Project Manager: Randy Chan
Placer County Client: Executive Office
Size: 119,910 square feet
Date: 2016

Capital Improvements provided design support to the project team upgrading and expanding the video surveillance system and adding recording capabilities.  The project also included installation of nineteen new cameras and a network video recorder system to provide requested video retention capabilities, incorporating video stations and the ability to review and extract videos to selected media.

Access Control Conversion

Various
Various

Project Manager: Randy Chan
Placer County Client: Building Maintenance
Size: 306,225 square feet
Date: 2016

The existing access control system for several buildings had reached their useful life and needed a major upgrade.  Capital Improvements revised and updated existing project specifications and developed concise scopes of work for each facility in the project.  The project also entailed the coordination and implementation of the system into each building, including dismantling of the existing hardware and replacing with the new system.  Additionally, performance connectivity and testing in each facility was provided to verify function and integration of the new hardware.  County technician training requirements were also developed and coordinated.

Hidden Falls Parking Area

Hidden Falls Park
Placer County

Project Manager: Tim Arndt
Placer County Client: Public Works and Facilities, Parks and Grounds
Size: 1 acre
Date: 2015

Due to the park’s popularity over the last several years, additional equestrian trailer parking was needed.  In response, this new parking project was designed and constructed using a job-order-contract (JOC) and consisted of site demolition, grading, paving, gravel barrier, curb, drainage, ADA improvements, new parking stalls and striping.

Juvenile Detention Center Security Cameras

Juvenile Detention Center
Placer County Government Center
North Auburn

Project Manager: Hope Bostic
County Client: Probation
Size: 43,526 square feet
Date: 2015

This project provided 36 new hi-definition cameras as well as other improvements to the existing CCTV system to provide better compliance with State requirements.  The new system allows for remote surveillance of the facility, at selected workstations within the Probation Department, as well as in the main control center.

District Attorney/Assessors Tenant Improvement

Building B
Santucci Justice Center
Roseville

Project Manager: Lisa James
Placer County Client: District Attorney/Assessor
Size: 3,555 square feet
Date: 2014

The first phase of this project consisted of a first floor tenant improvement in an unfinished space, relocating the Assessor’s office to accommodate current and future staffing requirements.  The second phase consisted of a remodel of the existing Assessor space to allow for the expansion of the District Attorney’s office area. Both projects were job-order-contract (JOC) delivered and entailed mechanical, electrical, plumbing, framing and interior finishes.

South Placer Adult Correctional Facility

Santucci Justice Center
Roseville

Project Manager: Randy Chan
Placer County Client: Sheriff-Coroner-Marshal
Size: 300,000 square feet
Date: 2014

The South Placer Adult Correctional Facility (SPACF) is a 980 bed medium/maximum security adult correctional facility.  It is the largest public building project in Placer County history. The initial phase includes 390 medium/maximum security beds, 120 minimum security beds, a medical unit with a pharmacy, 44 patient rooms and 2 dental suites. It also includes administration, visitation, intake/booking/release, a vehicle sallyport, a 21,320 square feet correctional cook/chill kitchen with all associated support spaces.  The SPACF is designed with sustainable and energy efficient features and is the first County facility to achieve LEED Silver Certification.

Tahoe City Carpet Replacement

Tahoe City Library
Tahoe City

Project Manager: Hope Bostic
County Client: Library Services
Size: 3,000 square feet
Date: 2014

This project replaced flooring that had been in place for 30 years or more.  Harsh winters, and a lot of tourist use had caused the flooring in this small branch library to fail.  Broadloom carpet was replaced with carpet tiles and new slip and stain resistant rubber tile flooring was installed at the entrance to the library.

Dry Creek Park

Dry Creek Park
Roseville

Project Manager: Tim Arndt
Placer County Client: Public Works and Facilities, Parks and Grounds
Size: 26 acres
Date: Ph. I, II - 2013

Phase I construction started December of 2011, consisting of the frontage utility infrastructure, including 1,264 linear feet of ten inch diameter sanitary sewer line, 1,215 linear feet of sixteen inch diameter Cal Am domestic waterline and 746 linear feet of storm drain line. 

Phase II include the remaining onsite sewer, storm drain and water system not covered in Phase I, construction of the park entrance and adjacent Walerga Road widening, parking lot, landscape improvements, ADA improvements, and a new restroom/concession building.  Also built were two tennis courts, basketball court, tot lot, picnic pavilion, soccer and baseball fields, maintenance yard and public access trails.
 
Phase III amenities will include an additional soccer and baseball field, playground, horseshoe pits, over flow parking and infrastructure for a reclaimed water system.

Go For Broke Monument

Santucci Justice Center
Roseville

Project Manager: Tim Arndt
Placer County Client: Public Works and Facilities, District  Attorney’s Office
Size: 36 foot compass - 8’ tall bronze statue
Date: 2013

For the first phase of this WWII memorial, Placer County created a 36-foot wide concrete compass and framed an open space to the south with two large granite boulders that represent the struggles U.S. soldiers’ endured coming out of the Vosges Mountains in France during the war. One boulder includes and inlaid bronze plaque with a dedication message from the Board of Supervisors and the other boulder has a bronze plaque that describes the history of 442nd Regimental Combat Team.  The project also includes a flag pole, lighting and landscape installed in the center round-about.  To honor the 442nd, Placer County also has named a roadway at the Santucci Center “Go for Broke Road” to commemorate the unit’s motto.
  
The second phase of the project consisted of an eight-foot-tall bronze sculpture which depicts a scene from one of the 442nd’s most famous battles. The project also included two additional granite boulders inscribed with the names of every Placer County resident that were members of the 442 nd.  Two donor benches and individual engraved brick pavers were also installed.

Hidden Falls Bridges

Hidden Falls Regional Park
Placer County

Project Manager: Bill Lardner
Placer County Client: Department of Public Works and Facilities, Parks and Grounds Division
Size: Two single lane bridges and trail culvert crossings
Date: 2013

Salmon Run Bridge and Canyon View Bridge, spanning 100’ and 118’ respectively, were designed and constructed along with eight trail culvert crossings to support hiking, biking and equestrian riding within the park’s trail network.  These bridges and crossings also provide emergency vehicle access while increasing the public’s access and enjoyment of the park’s natural foothill setting.

Tahoe Administration Center Improvements

Tahoe Administration Center
Tahoe City

Project Manager: Doug Hawk
Placer County Client: Community Development Resource Agency, Assessor, Health and Human Services Environmental Health
Size: 11,400 square feet
Date: 2012

After the acquisition of this commercial building in 2010, the County initially renovated a second floor suite to house the Assessor’s Tahoe Division, and then in 2012 completed the renovation of the entire first floor to accommodate the Tahoe Division of the Community Development Resource Agency.  These functions were moved out of leased facilities into this new County owned building.  Along with the move of Health and Human Services Environmental Health and CEO’s Tahoe staff into the remaining upstairs suites, this new administration center for the Tahoe region will save over $190,000 annually in lease payments.

Rocklin Library Tenant Improvements

Rocklin Library
Rocklin

Project Manager: Hope Bostic
County Client: Library Services
Size: 16,800 square feet
Date: 2011

The new Rocklin Branch Library is located in a remodeled commercial office building originally purchased by the Rocklin Redevelopment Agency and leased by the County.  The relocated library doubled the size of the previous library, provided adequate parking, and improved patron accessibility.  The location at Granite & Rocklin roads in Rocklin is close to several elementary schools, Sierra College, and is one of the most popular branches in the county system.

Colfax Library Renovation

Colfax Library
Colfax

Project Manager: Lisa James
Placer County Client: Library Services
Size: 3,600 square feet
Date: 2009

This two phased renovation of a historic post office facility included ADA accessible path of travel, parking and site-work improvements, restroom upgrades, new entry area, paint, flooring, roofing, electrical, mechanical and structural upgrades.

Fire Station Improvements

Station 70, Station 100, Station 180
Lincoln, Dry Creek, Auburn

Project Manager: Lisa James
Placer County Client: OES/Cal-Fire
Size: Various 
Date: 2009

Lincoln Fire Station 70: Project improvements included the conversion of an existing barn to an apparatus bay with a truss and shear wall retrofit, new roll-up doors, a new access driveway, hammerhead turnaround, road improvements, public parking, drainage improvements, and conversion of an existing garage area to office space for staff.

Atwood Fire Station 180: This project included the addition of a new 1,183 square-foot modular office building onto the existing modular structure that serves as firefighter housing.  The scope also included new fire alarm system, electrical and mechanical upgrades, site work improvements, new ADA parking and landscaping areas.

Dry Creek Fire Station 100: this project consisted of a 408 square-foot addition to the existing apparatus bay, the addition of a new main service water line, ADA upgrades to restrooms, fire alarm and sprinkler system, concrete apron, and other miscellaneous site improvements.

Auburn Justice Center

Placer County Government Center
North Auburn

Project Manager: Jerry Minta
Placer County Client: Sheriff-Coroner-Marshal
Size: 96,200 square-feet
Date: 2007

This two-story facility provides offices for the Sheriff/Coroner, Probation Department, and the District Attorney - Juvenile Division.  The facility is comprised of two separate but interconnected buildings with the larger two story portion housing offices, conference rooms, public lobby and meeting space, emergency dispatch call center, and general staff functions.  The one story portion houses sheriff evidence processing and storage, training facilities including classrooms and a shooting range, and vehicle maintenance and various types of specialty storage.

Ground Mount Solar Array

Juvenile Detention Center
Placer County Government Center
North Auburn

Project Manager: Lisa James
Placer County Client: Public Works and Facilities, Building Maintenance
Size: 325kW
Date: 2007

This 325 kilowatt ground mounted solar array system is providing the majority of the Juvenile Detention Center’s power needs.  The project was the first of its kind for Placer County.

Community Development Resource Center

Placer County Government Center
North Auburn

Project Manager: Doug Hawk
Placer County Client: Community Development Resource Agency
Size: 97,400 square feet
Date: 2006

This award winning building is another example of the consolidation of government services into a single facility; in this case, all of the public’s land planning functions can be conducted behind a single counter. The Planning Department, Building Department, Engineering & Surveying, Environmental Health and the Department of Public Works all work in a building that is 34 percent more energy efficient than required by the state energy code.

Finance Administration Building

Placer County Government Center
North Auburn

Project Manager: Doug Hawk
Placer County Client: Assessor, Auditor, Treasurer-Tax, Clerk-Recorder-Elections, Administrative Services
Size: 81,065 square feet
Date: 1998

This project was the first major consolidation of county departments into a single facility to create a ‘one stop shop’ for the public to conduct business with the county’s financial departments. The co-locating of the Clerk-Recorder-Elections, the Auditor, Treasurer-Tax Collector, Assessor and Administrative Services Department was the first step in the implementation of the 1993 Comprehensive Facilities Master Plan.

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