COUNTY OF PLACER COUNTY
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
TUESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2005
Bill Santucci, District 1, Vice Chairman Jan Christofferson, County Executive
Robert Weygandt, District 2, Chairman Robert Bendorf, Assistant County Executive
Jim Holmes, District 3 Anthony J. La Bouff, County Counsel
Edward “Ted” M. Gaines, District 4 John Marin, Administrative Officer
Bruce Kranz, District 5 Ann Holman, Clerk of the Board
County Administrative Center, 175 Fulweiler Avenue, Auburn, CA 95603
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FLAG SALUTE - Led by Supervisor Santucci.
ADMINISTRATION OF THE OATH OF OFFICE FOR INCOMING SUPERVISORS – Officiated by the Honorable Judge Francis Kearney. Reception held in Conference Room A.
STATEMENT OF MEETING PROCEDURES - Read by Clerk.
PUBLIC COMMENT – Christine Rydell, Field Deputy for State Senator Sam Aanestad, congratulated re-elected Supervisor Gaines and newly appointed Supervisors Holmes and Kranz.
ADDED TO AGENDA:
SUPERVISOR’S COMMITTEE REPORTS – None given.
CONSENT AGENDA – Item 2a. moved for discussion. Consent Agenda approved as amended with action as indicated. MOTION Santucci/Gaines/Unanimous
1. WARRANT REGISTERS – Weeks ending November 5, 12, 19, 26 and December 3, 2004.
2. ORDINANCES – Second reading:
a. ITEM MOVED FOR DISCUSSION - County Executive/County Holiday – Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Section 2.12.010.B, adding a new County holiday to commemorate the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., to be observed on the third Monday in January.
b. Personnel/Civil Service Commission – Ordinance 5343-B adopted amending Chapter 3, Section 3.12.010, Allocation of Positions to Departments, and Section 3.12.020 and 3.12.030-Schedule of Classification and Salary Grades Classified and Unclassified Service relating to the County Executive Office.
3. CLAIMS AGAINST THE COUNTY – Rejected the following claims as recommended by Counsel:
a. 04-107, Joseph, Tyrone, $8,500.00, (Personal Injury).
b. 04-129, Korac, Aleksander, $5,000, (False Arrest).
c. 04-124, Mercury Insurance, $976.46, (Property Damage).
d. 04-118, Seado, Renee A., $10,000, (Untimely Death).
e. 04-133, Dunmore, Steven, Not Stated, (Personal Injury).
4. COMMITTEES & COMMISSIONS:
a. Area 4 Agency on Aging Governing Board – Approved appointment of Supervisor Holmes to Seat #1 and reappointment of Alice Gonzales to Seat #8 (Alternate), as requested by Supervisor Holmes.
b. Assessment Appeals Board - Approved appointment of Warren V. Burns to Seat #2, as requested by Supervisor Weygandt.
c. Auburn Cemetery District – Approved reappointment of Basilio "Bud" Procissi to Seat #4, as requested by Supervisor Holmes.
d. Civil Service Commission – Approved appointment of Larry P. Webber to Seat #2, to fill unexpired term of Jim Webber (expires 8-24-05), as requested by Supervisor Holmes.
e. County Parks Commission - Approved appointment of Jeff Calvert to Seat #5 and reappointment of Duane Whitelaw to Seat #6, as requested by Supervisor Kranz and reappointment of Russell Kelley to Seat #3, as requested by Supervisor Holmes.
f. Economic Development Board - Approved reappointment of Susan Rohan to Seat #4, as requested by Supervisor Gaines.
g. First 5 Placer County Children Families Commission – Approved reappointment of Dr. Richard J. Burton to Seat #2 (Public Health).
h. Planning Commission – Approved appointment of Mary Michelle Ollar-Burris to Seat #5, as requested by Supervisor Kranz and reappoinment of Michael Stafford to Seat #4, as requested by Supervisor Gaines.
i. Roseville Public Cemetery District – Accepted resignation of Frederic Lohse, Seat #3.
j. Squaw Valley Municipal Advisory Council - Accepted resignation of Brad Dutton, Seat #2.
k. Tahoe Regional Planning Agency – Approved appointment of Supervisor Kranz and reappointment of Larry Sevison (Alternate), as requested by Supervisor Kranz.
l. West Placer Citizens Municipal Advisory Council - Approved reappointment of Terry Dee Webb to Seat #5, as requested by Supervisor Santucci.
5. COUNTY EXECUTIVE:
a. Approved a merit increase for Karin E. Bjork, Supervising Deputy District Attorney, from Step 3 to Step 4, retroactive to August 7, 2004.
b. Approved a merit increase for Jeffrey Pylman, Deputy Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer of Weights and Measures, from Step 4 to Step 5, retroactive to October 30, 2004.
c. Approved a merit increase for David Seward, Purchasing Manager, from Step 3 to Step 4, effective January 22, 2005.
6. FACILITY SERVICES:
a. Parks/Didion Ranch Property – Approved Amendment #2 to agreement with A.R. Associates, increasing the not-to-exceed amount to $67,000, for engineering services related to improvements and authorized the Purchasing Manager to execute.
b. Parks/North Fork American River Trail Project – Approved Amendment #1 to Contract CN028037 with EDAW Inc., increasing the not–to-exceed amount from $61,028 to $66,028, for additional environmental services and authorized the Director of Facility Services to execute.
c. Parks/North Fork Environmental Agreement – Approved Amendment #1 to Contract 11555 with Northfork Environmental, Inc., increasing the not-to-exceed amount from $35,000 to $38,000, for trail coordination services, and authorized the Director of Facility Services to execute.
7. PERSONNEL/CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION – Ordinance introduced, first reading waived amending Chapter 3, Section 3.12.010, Allocation of Positions relating to Health and Human Services and Sheriff.
8. PROCUREMENT SERVICES - Authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the following:
a. Bid #9288, HVAC Units/Facility Services – Renewed bid with Valair, Inc., in the maximum blanket purchase order amount of $85,000.
b. Purchase Order, Financial Information Services/Treasurer-Tax Collector – Approved blanket purchase order with Bloomberg L.P., in the amount of $95,000, for a two-year period.
9. PUBLIC WORKS:
a. Doyle Ranch Subdivision/West Placer, Tract #912 – Accepted the improvements as complete, reduced the faithful performance to 25% and reduced labor and material to 50%, holding for six months or longer if claims exist and Resolution 2005-02 adopted accepting the roads into the County Maintained Mileage System.
b. Hurricane Bay Estates/Tahoe - Tract #914 – Accepted the improvements as complete, reduced the faithful performance to 25% and reduced labor and material to 50%, holding for six months or longer if claims exist and authorized the release of the monumenting surety after completion and the engineer has been compensated.
10. SHERIFF - Approved a budget revision transferring funds within budget to purchase fixed asset (printer), in the amount of $7,500, for the department personnel database, adding it to the Master Fixed Asset List and authorized the Purchasing Agent to execute the documents.
*** End of Consent Agenda***
The following item was moved from the Consent Agenda for discussion:
2. ORDINANCES – Second reading:
a. County Executive/County Holiday – Ordinance 5342-B adopted, amending Chapter 2, Section 2.12.010.B, adding a new County holiday to commemorate the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., to be observed on the third Monday in January.
MOTION Gaines/Santucci VOTE 4:1 (Kranz No)
11. ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES/PROCUREMENT – Authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the following:
a. Bid #9372, Janitorial Supplies/Facility Services & Sheriff – Awarded to various vendors as needed, in the maximum aggregate amount of $360,241.
b. Bid #9383, Vehicle Purchases/Public Works – Awarded to the lowest responsive bidders, in the maximum aggregate amount of $677,422.54. MOTION Gaines/Holmes/Unanimous
c. Bid #9390, Equipment Rental/Facility Services & Public Works – Awarded to Placer Equipment Rental and Hertz Equipment Rental, in the maximum aggregate amount of $185,000.
12. ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES/PROCUREMENT/REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL #9360, FLEET VEHICLE LEASE AGREEMENT/VARIOUS DEPARTMENTS:
b. Approved budget revision for the procurement of 46 vehicles for the Sheriff Department and 5 vehicles for the District Attorney's Office, under the open-end master lease agreement, and approved the purchase of 2 vehicles for Fleet Services; approved the addition of these vehicles to the County's Master Fixed Asset List and authorized the Procurement Manager to award bids for the purchase of the 2 vehicles, up to the amount approved, $80,000 for both vehicles.
13. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS/MUNICIPAL ADVISORY COUNCILS – Board directed staff to work with the County Executive Office regarding County policies, resolutions and ordinances pertaining to Municipal Advisory Councils terms of office and the Municipal Advisory Council Handbook and to present it to the Board at a future date.
14. COUNTY EXECUTIVE:
a. Open Space Land Acquisition - Approved a budget revision, in the amount of $150,000, appropriating Open Space Fund reserves supporting the Schallenberger Ridge/Coldstream Canyon land acquisition, an addition to the Donner Memorial State Park.
b. West Placer County Consulting Contract – Authorized the County Executive Officer to execute a contract with Goodwin Consulting Group, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $100,000, for financial services related to project specific reviews, public facilities financing plans, market studies, fiscal impact reports and other financial consulting services related to projects in the West Placer Area. MOTION Santucci/Gaines/Unanimous
15. FACILITY SERVICES/CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS/FULWEILER ADMINISTRATIVE ANNEX RENOVATION, PROJECT #4646 – Awarded bid to Aberdeen Burris Contractors, Inc., in the amount of $1,988,602, and authorized the Director of Facility Services to execute a contract and any required change orders upon County Counsel's review and approval of required bonds and insurance.
16. PUBLIC WORKS:
a. Bell Road Bridge Replacement Projects - Resolution 2005-05 adopted authorizing the Director of Public Works to sign and execute Amendment #1 to Agreement #73191 with Harris & Associates, Inc., in the amount of $359,000, and amendments up to $40,000, for Dry Creek and Orr Creek Bridges construction inspection, Bell Road, Auburn.
b. Kings Beach Commercial Core Improvement Project - Resolution 2005-06 adopted approving Amendment #3 to Agreement #73146 with MACTEC Engineering and Consulting, Inc., in the amount of $251,806, for additional professional services. MOTION Kranz/Holmes/Unanimous
c. Kings Beach Commercial Core Improvement Project – Resolution 2005-07 adopted approving Amendment #4 to Agreement #73089, with MACTEC Engineering and Consulting, Inc., in the amount of $485,337, for engineering services. MOTION Kranz/Santucci/Unanimous
17. SHERIFF - Approved a budget revision for technical adjustments to the Final Budget for the Law Enforcement Communications Infrastructure and Upgrade project, updated the Master Fixed Asset List for equipment and building improvements to reflect the current project needs, and authorized the Purchasing Manager to execute the documents. MOTION Santucci/Gaines/Unanimous
18. TREASURER-TAX COLLECTOR/LEGISLATION – Resolution 2005-08 adopted preventing implementation of Assembly Bill 2144 as specified within Assembly Bill 2144. Assembly Bill 2144 (Ridley-Thomas) requires the Tax Collector to sell tax-defaulted non-residential property at public auction three years after the property becomes delinquent instead of the five-year period previously required. MOTION Gaines/Holmes/Unanimous
(A) §54956.9 - CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL
(1) Existing Litigation:
(a) Sierra Club, et al. vs. Placer County, et al., Placer County Superior Court Case No.: SCV12789
Bickford Ranch Heritage Coalition, et al., vs. County of Placer, et al., Placer County Superior Court Case No.: SCV12793, (CONSOLIDATED), Third Appellate District Case No.: C047630. The Board received a status report, confirmed County Counsel's authority to extend the tolling date for Bickford III to Loomis until this Friday.
(b) Sierra Club, et al. vs. Placer County, et al., Placer County Superior Court Case No.: SCV16428
Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District Case No.: C047440. The Board received a status report, confirmed County Counsel's authority to extend the tolling date for Bickford III to Loomis until this Friday.
(c) Sierra Club, et al. vs Placer County, et al., Placer County Superior Court Case No.: SCV14130. The Board received a status report, confirmed County Counsel's authority to extend the tolling date for Bickford III to Loomis until this Friday.
(d) Western Placer Citizens for an Agricultural and Rural Environment (WPCARE), a California non-profit corporation, County of Placer and County of Placer Board of Supervisors; vs. Teichert, Inc., and Does 1-20, Placer County Superior Court Case No.: SCV-15349. The Board received a status report on the recent tentative decision of the Superior Court.
(2) Anticipated Litigation:
(a) Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to subdivision (b) of Government Code §54956.9: One potential case. The Board received a report from Counsel and gave direction.
(b) Initiation of Litigation pursuant to subdivision (c) of Government Code §54956.9: One potential case. The Board authorized County Counsel to send a letter on behalf of the County in support of the City of Sacramento's request for hearing before the State Supreme Court in the case of Pocket Protectors vs the City of Sacramento.
(B) §54957.6 - CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR – The Board met with Labor Negotiators and gave direction with regard to aspects of the contract with PPEO.
Agency negotiator: CEO/Personnel Director
Employee organization: PPEO
20. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS/REORGANIZATION OF THE BOARD – Approved the appointments of Supervisor Weygandt as Chairman and Supervisor Santucci as Vice-Chairman for 2005.
21. FACILITY SERVICES/SPECIAL DISTRICTS:
a. County Service Area #28, Zone #173 (Dry Creek) – Public hearing closed. Resolution 2005-03 adopted annexing property owned by the Casner Family Trust property, APN 023-234-022, into the district. Subject property is located on the corner of Crowder Lane and Vineyard Road, Sun Valley Oaks Subdivision in Roseville. MOTION Santucci/Holmes/Unanimous
b. Sewer Maintenance District #3 – Public hearing closed. Resolution 2005-04 adopted annexing property owned by Dora L. Raymond Lemke, APN 036-082-014, into the district. Subject property is located on Canterbury Lane, Loomis. MOTION Holmes/Santucci/Unanimous
22. AGRICULTURAL DEPARTMENT – Informational report including 2003 Placer County Crop Report, impact of development on county agriculture, economic state of county farmers and ranchers, and the Agricultural Marketing Program.
23. LUNCH AT The Ridge Bar & Grill, 2020 Golf Course Road.
ITEMS FOR INFORMATION:
24. AUDITOR-CONTROLLER – Statement of Condition of Cash in the Treasury for month ending November 30, 2004.
25. STATE DEPARTMENT OF FISH & GAME – 2004-05 Deer Hunt(s).
26. TREASURER-TAX COLLECTOR – Treasurer's statement for month ending November 2004.
ADJOURNMENT – Chairman Weygandt requested a moment of silence for the Tsunami victims and adjourned the meeting in memory of Robert T. Matsui. The next regularly scheduled meeting is Tuesday, January 18, 2005.
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ 2005 MEETING SCHEDULE:
January 18, 2005
February 08, 2005
February 22, 2005
March 08, 2005
March 29, 2005