COUNTY OF PLACER

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

TUESDAY, JANUARY 24, 2012

AGENDA

9:00 a.m.

 

Jack Duran, District 1                                                                                                                                    Thomas Miller, County Executive

Robert Weygandt, District 2                                                                                                                  Anthony J. La Bouff, County Counsel

Jim Holmes, District 3, Vice Chairman                                                                                    Holly Heinzen, Assistant County Executive

Kirk Uhler, District 4                                                                                                                                        Ann Holman, Clerk of the Board

Jennifer Montgomery, District 5, Chairman

 

County Administrative Center, 175 Fulweiler Avenue, Auburn, CA  95603

 

 

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9:00 a.m.

 

FLAG SALUTE – Led by Supervisor Holmes.

 

STATEMENT OF MEETING PROCEDURES - Read by Clerk.

 

PUBLIC COMMENT:  Persons may address the Board on items not on this agenda.  Please limit comments to 3 minutes per person since the time allocated for Public Comment is 15 minutes.  If all comments cannot be heard within the 15-minute time limit, the Public Comment period will be taken up at the end of the regular session.  The Board is not permitted to take any action on items addressed under Public Comment.

 

SUPERVISOR’S COMMITTEE REPORTS:

 

CONSENT AGENDA (Pages 4-6) - All items on the Consent Agenda (Items 10 thru 18) have been recommended for approval by the County Executive Department.  All items will be approved by a single roll call vote.  Anyone may ask to address Consent items prior to the Board taking action, and the item may be moved for discussion.

Action:

 

TIMED ITEMS TO BE DISCUSSED AT THE TIME SHOWN

 

 9:05 a.m.

 1.   BOARD OF SUPERVISORS - Present a Commendation recognizing Steve Nichols for his many years of service and dedication to the Economic Development Board of Placer County.

       Action:

 

10:00 a.m.

 2.   ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES – Conduct a hearing to consider an appeal on behalf of the Falcon Lodge, of the Director of Administrative Services' decision determining the amount of uniform occupancy tax to be assessed against Falcon Lodge and its principals for the 2008 through 2010 tax years, pursuant to Article 4.16 of the Placer County Code.

       Action:

 

DEPARTMENT ITEMS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR ACTION AS TIME ALLOWS

 

DEPARTMENT ITEMS:

 3.   COUNTY EXECUTIVE:

a.    RedevelopmentApprove actions to implement the February 1, 2012 dissolution of the Placer County Redevelopment Agency:

1.    Adopt a Resolution acknowledging Placer County’s election to serve as Successor Agency to the Placer County Redevelopment Agency pursuant to the Health and Safety Code Section 34173 and 34177 and to retain the housing assets and housing function previously performed by the Redevelopment Agency pursuant to the Health and Safety Code Section 34176;

2.    Adopt an Urgency Ordinance amending Chapter 2 of Placer County Code, establishing the Redevelopment Department, effective February 1, 2012;

3.    Adopt an Urgency Ordinance amending the Uncodified Allocations of Positions to departments ordinance for FY 2011-2012, effective February 1, 2012;

4.    Approve an Employee Contract Agreement for the position of Redevelopment Department Director for a one year period, and approve the job specification and salary schedule for the position as contained in Attachment D, Exhibit A;

5.    Approve a FY 2011-12 Budget in the amount of $10,250,616.

Action:

 

b.    Redevelopment - Adopt a Resolution declaring that the County of Placer has not forgiven any loans, advances or indebtedness owed to it by the Placer County Redevelopment Agency (Agency) during the period of January 1, 2010 through December 31, 2011.

       Action:

 

c.    FY 2012-13 Proposed State Budget - Receive an update on the recently released FY 2012-13 Proposed State Budget.

       Action:

 

d.    Ballot Measure/Transient Occupancy Tax - Approve a Resolution and proposed ballot language and text for placement of a county measure on the ballot of the Statewide Presidential Primary Election to be held June 5, 2012 to reauthorize a transient occupancy tax of ten percent (10%) in the North Lake Tahoe area, to sunset on September 30, 2022.

       Action:

 

 4.   COUNTY EXECUTIVE/EMERGENCY SERVICES - Approve a Resolution and introduction of an Ordinance ordering that a special tax measure for fire protection, emergency medical and prevention services and equipment replacement within the North Auburn–Ophir Fire area be submitted to the voters at the primary election on June 5, 2012.  The tax would be subjected to annual increases based on a defined cost escalator.

Action:

 

5.    FACILITY SERVICES/HIDDEN FALLS REGIONAL PARK EXPANSION, PROJECT #04717 - It is recommended that your Board take the following actions:

1.    Approve the Plans and Specifications and authorize staff to solicit bids for the Hidden Falls Regional Park and Bridge Project, with an engineer’s estimate of probable construction cost of $1,189,000.

2.    Approve a Resolution authorizing the Director of Facility Services, or his designee, to award and execute a contract to construct the work of this project in an amount not-to-exceed $1,189,000, upon the review and approval by County Counsel and Risk Management; and, delegating authority to approve any necessary change orders consistent with the County Purchasing Manual and Section 20142 of the Public Contract Code.

3.    Approve a Budget Revision increasing revenues in the amount of $745,309 from the Open Space Trust Fund, $118,500 in water quality fines from Sewer Maintenance District 1, and $60,000 in water quality fines from Sewer Maintenance District 3; and increasing appropriations in the Open Space Trust Fund and Capital Projects Account, Project #04717.

Action:

 

 6.   HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES:

a.    Community Clinic - Approve contract employee agreements with John Jackson, M.D, and James Fuller, M.D. as physicians for the Placer County Community Clinics from January 14, 2012 through June 30, 2013 with a combined maximum direct compensation of $303,904.80 for a total maximum compensation not to exceed $330,002.72, and authorize the Chairman to sign subsequent amendments up to 10% of the individual contract amounts.  For the 17 month contract period, Dr. Jackson’s total compensation is not to exceed $142,789.61, and Dr. Fuller’s total compensation is not to exceed $187,213.11.

       Action:

 

b.    Children’s System of Care - Approve the selection of Sierra Forever Families as recommended as a result of Request for Proposals #12-02 to provide specialized behavioral health services to adoptive children and their families, approve a contract in the amount of $278,000 to provide services from February 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013, and authorize the Director of Health and Human Services to sign subsequent amendments up to 10% of the total amount.

       Action:

 

ADJOURN AS THE PLACER COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AND

CONVENE AS THE PLACER COUNTY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY BOARD

 

 7.   REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY:

a.    Adopt a Resolution declaring that the Placer County Redevelopment Agency has not forgiven any loans, advances, or indebtedness owed by a public body during the period of January 1, 2010 through December 31, 2011.

       Action:

 

b.    Adopt a Resolution approving an amended Redevelopment Agency Enforceable Obligations Payment Schedule and directing that it be posted and submitted to the County Auditor-Controller.

       Action:

ADJOURN AS THE PLACER COUNTY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY BOARD AND

RECONVENE AS THE PLACER COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

 

 8.   SHERIFF - Accept the 2011-2012 Cal-MMET Program funding and approve the Budget Revision in the amount of $511,331 with a net to the Sheriff’s Office operational budget of $344,491.  This funding will be utilized to offset the costs associated with the Placer County Special Investigation Unit and Special Operations Unit methamphetamine enforcement programs.

       Action:

 

 9.   COUNTY COUNSEL/ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION:

Pursuant to the cited authority (all references are to the Government Code), the Board of Supervisors will hold a closed session to discuss the following listed items.  A report of any action taken will be presented prior to adjournment.

(A)   §54956.9 – CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL

1.    Existing Litigation:

(a)   Richard App, WCAB Claim, Claim Number: ADJ7991683, ADJ7991686 and unassigned

(b)   County of Sonoma v. Federal Housing Finance Authority, et al., United States District Court, Northern District Case No.: 4:10-cv-03270-CW

(c)   Maria Torres Bernal v. Ben J. Branaugh, County of Placer, et al., Placer County Superior Court Case No.: SCV0029017

 

2.    Anticipated Litigation:

(a)   Initiation of litigation pursuant to subdivision (c) of Government Code §54956.9:

       Three potential cases

 

(B)  §54956.8 – CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR

(a)   Property:  APN(s):  100-110-012-000

       Agency Negotiator(s):  Tom Miller, Jim Durfee, Anthony La Bouff

       Negotiating Parties:  County of Placer and Union Pacific Railroad

       Under Negotiation: Price, terms of payment, or both

 

(C)  §54957.6 - CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS

(a)   Agency designated representatives: Tom Miller, Nancy Nittler, Therese Leonard, Anthony J. La Bouff

       Employee organization: PPEO.

            CLOSED SESSION REPORT:

 

CONSENT AGENDA (Pages 4-6) - All items on the Consent Agenda (Items 10 thru 18) have been recommended for approval by the County Executive Department.  All items will be approved by a single roll call vote.  Anyone may ask to address Consent items prior to the Board taking action, and the item may be moved for discussion.

Action:

10.  BOARD OF SUPERVISORS:

a.    Confirm the Board of Supervisors 2012 Boards and Commissions Assignments as designated at the January 10, 2012 meeting.

 

11.  COMMITTEES & COMMISSIONS:

a.    Placer Mosquito and Vector Control District - Approve the appointment of Merry Holliday-Hanson to seat #3 representing Placer Mosquito and Vector Control District.

 

b.    Placer County North Tahoe Regional Advisory Council – Accept the resignation of Susan Kass from Seat #3, effective January 11, 2012.

 

c.    Placer County Veterans Advisory Council – Accept the resignation of Charlie Peterson from Seat #14, representing Roseville VFW #1487.

 

d.    Placer Sierra Fire Safe Council – Accept the resignation of Tyrone Gorre from Seat #2, representing Meadow Vista.

 

e.    Auburn Veterans Memorial Hall Board of Trustees - Approve appointment of Lorie Franceschi representing Alternate American Legion Post 84, as recommended by Supervisor Montgomery.

 

12.  COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY/PLANNING:

a.    Federal Section 6 Cooperative Endangered Species Conservation Fund Grant and Grant Award Contract - Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Purchasing Manager to accept a U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service Section 6 Cooperative Endangered Species Conservation Fund Planning Grant via the State Department of Fish and Game, and authorize the Purchasing Manager to sign a $350,000 grant agreement which will release 2011 Section 6 grant funds.

 

b.    Federal Section 6 Cooperative Endangered Species Conservation Fund - Approve a Resolution requesting the United States Congress to increase funding for the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service Section 6 Cooperative Endangered Species Fund (CESCF) and authorize the Chairman to sign letters to Senators Feinstein and Boxer in support of increasing funding for CESCF.

 

13.  COUNTY EXECUTIVE - Approve merit increases for management employees pursuant to the Placer County Code, Chapter 3 process for step, or merit, increases.

 

14.  COUNTY EXECUTIVE/EMERGENCY SERVICES – Authorize by Resolution five designated employees to act on behalf of Placer County to acquire property through the Federal Surplus Personal Property Program, and authorize both the County Executive Officer and the Clerk of the Board to sign the eligibility renewal documents.

 

15.  FACILITY SERVICES:

a.    2011/12 Manhole Lining Rehabilitation, Project 08244 - Adopt a Resolution accepting 2011/12 Manhole Lining Rehabilitation, Project 08244 as complete and authorize the Director of Facility Services, or his designee, to execute and record the Notice of Completion.

 

b.    Change Order #1, Blanket Purchase Order 19204 - Approve and authorize the Purchasing Manager to sign Change Order 1 to Blanket Purchase Order 19204 with Capital Public Finance Group, LLC (CPFG) for financial analysis and services related to financing a compliance project for Sewer Maintenance District 1. This Change Order will increase the maximum compensation by $75,000 to a revised not to exceed limit of $120,000.

 

16.  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.    Blanket Purchase Order/Traffic Signal Maintenance & Repair Services/Public Works - Approve the renewal of a Blanket Purchase Order with Gray Electric Company, Inc. for Traffic Signal Maintenance and Repair Services, in the maximum amount of $106,000.

 

b.    Blanket Purchase Order/Furnishing & Installing Floor Covering Materials/Facility Services - Approve the renewal of a Blanket Purchase Order with Anderson Carpet and Linoleum for Furnishing and Installing Floor Covering Materials, in the maximum amount of $125,000.

 

c.    Blanket Purchase Order/Generator Inspection, Maintenance & Repair/ Facility Services - Approve the renewal of a Blanket Purchase Order with California Diesel & Power for Generator Inspection, Maintenance, and Repair, in the maximum amount of $160,600.

 

17.  PUBLIC WORKS:

a.    Agreement (PSA) #1090, Amendment #1, Homewood Neighborhood Water Quality Improvement Project, Phase 1 & Phase 1A – Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Chairman to sign Professional Services Agreement #1090, Amendment #1 with Nichols Consulting Engineers (NCE) in the amount of $80,000 for planning and design services for the Homewood Water Quality Improvement Project – Phase 1 and Phase 1A, which increases the total PSA to $353,790.

 

b.    Foresthill Road Safety Improvements Project (State Clearinghouse #2011122026) – Adopt a Resolution approving a Mitigated Negative Declaration and the Mitigation Monitoring Program with the required findings for the Foresthill Road Safety Improvements Projects located near the intersection of Foresthill Road and Old Auburn-Foresthill Road.

 

c.    Sheridan Safe Routes to School Project, Contract #1092 – Adopt a Resolution accepting the Sheridan Safe Routes to School Project as complete and authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute the Notice of Completion.

 

18.  SHERIFF - Approve the agreement between the Placer County Sheriff’s Office and California Division of Law Enforcement (DLE) and authorize the Sheriff to sign and execute the agreement. This agreement is to reimburse DLE for the Task Force Commander assigned to the Placer County Special Investigations Unit, in the amount of $166,840.  The term of the agreement is from January 1, 2012 to December 31, 2012.

***End of Consent Agenda***

 

ITEMS FOR INFORMATION:

19.  Auditor-Controller:

a.    Auditor-Controller’s Independent Accountant’s Report on the Treasurer’s Statement of Assets.  This statement is for the quarter ended September 30, 2011.

b.    Report of refunds of $5,000 or less issued by the Auditor-Controller during the period of January 1, 2011 to December 31, 2011.  Refunds of $5000.00 or less totaled $26,131.26

20.  PersonnelClassified Service Merit Increases

21.  Treasurer-Tax Collector - Treasurer’s Statement for the month of November & December 2011.

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ 2012 MEETING SCHEDULE:

February 14, 2012

February 28, 2012

March 13, 2012

March 27, 2012