The Placer County Administration Building - The Domes - at 175 Fulweiler Avenue, in Auburn

Board Summary Action, March 7, 2006

Bill Santucci, District 1, Chairman Thomas Miller, County Executive
Robert Weygandt, District 2 Anthony J. La Bouff, County Counsel
Jim Holmes, District 3 Rich Colwell, Chief Assistant County Executive
Edward "Ted" M. Gaines, District 4 Michael Boyle, Assistant County Executive
Bruce Kranz, District 5, Vice Chairman Holly Heinzen, Assistant County Executive
Ann Holman, Clerk of the Board

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


9:00 a.m.

FLAG SALUTE Led by Anthony La Bouff, County Counsel.

STATEMENT OF MEETING PROCEDURES - Read by Clerk.

PUBLIC COMMENT: Mechelle Buhan, Friends of the Animals, provided a history of the Auburn Animal Shelter and addressed the need for a new shelter. Rosemary Frieborn, Friends of the Animals, presented a salary comparison of Animal Control Officers and County positions and requested the Auburn Animal Shelter be a stand-alone department.

SUPERVISOR'S COMMITTEE REPORTS None given.

CONSENT AGENDA Items 2b, 4a, b and c, 7, 8, 9d, 11a and b were moved for discussion. Consent agenda approved, as amended, with action as indicated.

MOTION Gaines/Holmes/Unanimous VOTE 4:0 (Kranz absent)

1. ORDINANCES Second reading:

a. Sheriff Ordinance 5401-B adopted, amending Chapter 3, Section 3.12.010, Appendix 1, increasing the allocations in Sheriff's Department and Personnel Department.

2. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS:

a. Approved a proclamation dedicating the week of April 22-29, 2006 as "Creek Week" in Placer County, as requested by Supervisor Santucci and Supervisor Weygandt.

b. MOVED FOR DISCUSSION - Approve minutes of February 7, 2006.

c. Authorized a special meeting on Monday, April 3, 2006.

3. COUNTY CLERK/RECORDER - Approved the purchase of a high-density file system and bookshelf, in the amount of $53,000, to hold restored historical records; approve a budget revision and the addition to the Fixed Asset List.

4. COUNTY EXECUTIVE:

a. MOVED FOR DISCUSSION - Approve merit increase for Jamie Edwards, Deputy County Counsel I, from Step 2 to Step 3, retroactive to June 24, 2005.

b. MOVED FOR DISCUSSION - Approve merit increase for Kristina Shramek, Deputy County Counsel II, from Step 3 to Step 4, retroactive to December 25, 2005.

c. MOVED FOR DISCUSSION Introduction of an ordinance, amending Chapter 3, Sections 3.08.070 and 3.12.010, Appendix 1, Classification of Administrative Services Director and Allocation of Positions to Departments, for the Administrative Services Department.

5. COUNTY EXECUTIVE/RISK MANAGEMENT Resolution 2006-44 adopted rejecting California State Association of Counties-Excess Insurance Authority (CSAC-EIA) proposed amendment to amend the Joint Powers Agreement bylaws to restructure the Excess Insurance Authority and include California Public Excess Insurance Authority public agencies in California as voting members of the CSAC-EIA.

6. FACILITY SERVICES:

a. Cabin Creek Public Works Operations & Maintenance Facility (Tahoe), Building Phase, Project #4625C - Approved plans and specifications and authorized staff to solicit bids.

b. Fulweiler Administrative Annex Renovation, Project #4646 - Resolution 2006-45 adopted accepting the project as complete and authorizing the Director of Facility Services to execute and record the Notice of Completion.

c. Granite Bay Parks, Trails & Open Space Assessment District Resolution 2006-46 adopted directing the preparation of the FY 2006/07 Engineer's Report for the district.

d. Historic Courthouse Fire Alarm System, Project #4754 - Accepted a progress report and approved continuation of this project, pursuant to Section 22050 of the Public Contract Code and Section 1.3(m) of the Purchasing Policy Manual.

e. Lease Agreement - Authorized Facility Services to complete negotiations with The Gathering Inn, Inc., for Health and Human Services program space, located at 201 Berkeley Avenue in Roseville, CA, and authorized the Facility Services Director to execute.

f. Recreational Area #12 (Dutch Flat) - Approved a budget revision appropriating $27,391 in Park Dedication Fees from Recreation Area #12, to pay the outstanding loan balance from the County Service Area Revolving Fund for rehabilitation of the Dutch Flat Swimming Pool.

7. MOVED FOR DISCUSSION/HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES/CHILDREN'S SYSTEM OF CARE - Authorize the Chairman to sign a letter of support for Assembly Bill 1876, authored by Assemblyman Tim Leslie, establishing a pilot program to improve options for permanent family arrangements for foster children in Placer County.

8. MOVED FOR DISCUSSION/PERSONNEL/CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION Introduction of an ordinance, amending Chapter 3, affecting classification and compensation for the Health & Human Services Department.

9. PROCUREMENT SERVICES - Authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the following:

a. Purchase Order #12664, Safety Supplies/All Departments - Approved an increase to the blanket purchase order with Empire Safety, in the amount of $36,000, for a new maximum amount of $135,000, and approved a one-month extension.

b. Purchase Order, Vehicle Parts/Public Works Approved blanket purchase order with Riebes Auto Parts, in the maximum amount of $90,500.

c. Purchase Order, Vehicle Parts/Public Works - Approved blanket purchase order with Maita Ford, in the amount of $53,000.

d. MOVED FOR DISCUSSION/Request for Proposal #9010, Environmental Services/Planning Department Approve a one-year extension extending the qualified list through March 6, 2007.

10. PUBLIC WORKS:

a. Abandonment Resolution 2006-47 adopted abandoning a portion of a snow storage easement on Lots 1 and 2, Squaw Valley East Subdivision.

b. Asphalt Concrete Overlay/Summer 2006, Contract #73210, RSTP Funded, Federal & Project #STPL-5919(60) Approved project specifications and authorized the Department to advertise for bids.

c. Asphalt Concrete Overlay Placer County, Summer 2006, Contract #73235 - Approved project specifications and authorized the Department to advertise for bids.

d. Signal Installation at Auburn-Folsom Road & Fuller Drive, Contract #73234 Resolution 2006-48 adopted authorizing the Chairman to sign a contract with Willdan, in the amount of $50,318, for construction management, inspection and materials testing services for signal installation, and authorized the Public Works Director to approve contract amendments, in an amount not to exceed $10,000.

11. REVENUE SHARING:

a. MOVED FOR DISCUSSION/Approve appropriation of $500 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Markham Ravine, 3rd Annual Creek Week, as requested by Supervisor Weygandt and Supervisor Holmes ($250 each).

b. MOVED FOR DISCUSSION/Approve appropriation of $650 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Hispanic Empowerment Association of Roseville for the 6th Annual Cesar E. Chavez Youth Leadership Conference, as requested by Supervisor Santucci ($200), Supervisor Weygandt ($200) and Supervisor Holmes ($250).

***End of Consent Agenda***

The following items were moved for discussion:

2. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS:

b. Approved minutes of February 7, 2006.

MOTION Holmes/Weygandt/Unanimous VOTE 4:0 (Kranz absent)

4. COUNTY EXECUTIVE:

a. Approved merit increase for Jamie Edwards, Deputy County Counsel I, from Step 2 to Step 3, retroactive to June 24, 2005.

MOTION Holmes/Weygandt/Unanimous VOTE 4:0 (Kranz absent)

b. Approved merit increase for Kristina Shramek, Deputy County Counsel II, from Step 3 to Step 4, retroactive to December 25, 2005.

MOTION Holmes/Weygandt/Unanimous VOTE 4:0 (Kranz absent)

c. Ordinance introduced, first reading waived, amending Chapter 3, Sections 3.08.070 and 3.12.010, Appendix 1, Classification of Administrative Services Director and Allocation of Positions to Departments, for the Administrative Services Department.

MOTION Holmes/Gaines/Unanimous VOTE 4:0 (Kranz absent)

7. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES/CHILDREN'S SYSTEM OF CARE - Authorized the Chairman to sign a letter of support for Assembly Bill 1876, authored by Assemblyman Tim Leslie, establishing a pilot program to improve options for permanent family arrangements for foster children in Placer County.

MOTION Holmes/Gaines/Unanimous VOTE 4:0 (Kranz absent)

8. PERSONNEL/CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION Ordinance introduced, first reading waived, amending Chapter 3, affecting classification and compensation for the Health & Human Services Department. MOTION Holmes/Weygandt/Unanimous VOTE 4:0 (Kranz absent)

9. PROCUREMENT SERVICES - Authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the following:

d. Request for Proposal #9010, Environmental Services/Planning Department Approved a one-year extension extending the qualified list through March 6, 2007.

MOTION Holmes/Weygandt/Unanimous VOTE 4:0 (Kranz absent)

11. REVENUE SHARING:

a. Approved appropriation of $500 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Markham Ravine, 3rd Annual Creek Week, as requested by Supervisor Weygandt and Supervisor Holmes ($250 each).

MOTION Weygandt/Holmes/Unanimous VOTE 4:0 (Kranz absent)

b. Approved appropriation of $650 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Hispanic Empowerment Association of Roseville for the 6th Annual Cesar E. Chavez Youth Leadership Conference, as requested by Supervisor Santucci ($200), Supervisor Weygandt ($200) and Supervisor Holmes ($250). MOTION Weygandt/Holmes/Unanimous VOTE 4:0 (Kranz absent)

DEPARTMENT ITEMS TO BE DISCUSSED BEFORE NOON, AS TIME ALLOWS

DEPARTMENT ITEMS:

12. ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES/PROCUREMENT Authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the following:

a. Bid #9525, Roadside Vegetation Clearing/Public Works - Awarded bid to Arborwell Professional Tree Management, in the maximum amount of $200,000.

MOTION Weygandt/Holmes/Unanimous VOTE 4:0 (Kranz absent)

b. Purchase, Software Licensing/Information Technology - Approved purchase of site licensing (software) for the eighth year, from Oracle Corporation, in the amount of $206,009.06.

MOTION Weygandt/Holmes/Unanimous VOTE 4:0 (Kranz absent)

c. Purchase, Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)/Public Works - Approved blanket purchase order with Pacific Gas & Electric, in the maximum amount of $138,000, for CNG used as a motor vehicle fuel. MOTION Holmes/Gaines/Unanimous VOTE 4:0 (Kranz absent)

ADJOURNED AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AND CONVENED

AS THE IN-HOME SUPPORTIVE SERVICES PUBLIC AUTHORITY

13. ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES/PROCUREMENT Authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the following:

a. Insurance Contract/In-Home Supportive Services Approved funding for a second year of a two-year insurance contract with Symetra Life Insurance Company, in the maximum amount of $780,000, for homecare.

MOTION Weygandt/Holmes/Unanimous VOTE 3:0 (Kranz absent, Gaines temporarily absent)

ADJOURNED AS THE IN-HOME SUPPORTIVE SERVICES PUBLIC AUTHORITY

AND RECONVENED AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

14. COUNTY EXECUTIVE/EMERGENCY SERVICES Resolution 2006-49 adopted approving FY 2005/06 contract with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, in the amount of $3,505,546, for fire protection in unincorporated Placer County.

MOTION Holmes/Weygandt/Unanimous VOTE 4:0 (Kranz absent)

15. FACILITY SERVICES - Resolution 2006-50 adopted, as amended, endorsing the Greenprint Initiative to guide Placer County in enhancing the County's tree management program and designating the Department of Facility Services as coordinating department for implementation of the program.

MOTION Gaines/Weygandt/Unanimous VOTE 4:0 (Kranz absent)

16. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES:

a. Adult System of Care - Approved agreement with the State Department of Mental Health, in the amount of $523,060, for State hospital bed usage during FY 2005/06.

MOTION Gaines/Holmes/Unanimous VOTE 4:0 (Kranz absent)

b. Adult System of Care Amended six contracts with various agencies for the current fiscal year, totaling $141,000, to manage substance abuse treatment services.

MOTION Weygandt/Gaines/Unanimous VOTE 4:0 (Kranz absent)

17. COUNTY COUNSEL/CLOSED SESSION REPORT:

(A) 54956.9 - CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL

(1) Existing Litigation:

(a) Mountain Area Preservation Foundation, Sierra Watch vs. County of Placer (Siller Ranch), Placer County Superior Court Case No.: SCV17902 The Board had discussion with Counsel and gave direction to Counsel.

(b) Mountain Area Preservation Foundation, Sierra Watch vs. County of Placer (Hopkins Ranch) - The Board had discussion with Counsel and gave direction to Counsel.

(2) Anticipated Litigation The Board became aware of the lawsuit involving the Project Transit Center in Tahoe City being filed in Federal Court. That matter will be handled by Rick Crabtree, Special Counsel for the County of Placer already retained for that purpose. The Board also authorized the retention of special counsel for the County Treasurer for the benefit of the FERC Relicensing cost for the JPA recently discussed with the Board of Supervisors.

(a) Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to subdivision (b) of Government Code 54956.9: two potential cases.

(B) 54957.6 - CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR The Board had extensive discussion with its Labor Negotiators with regards to issues involving both PPEO and DSA.

Agency negotiator: CEO/Personnel Director

Employee organization: PPEO/DSA

TIMED ITEMS TO BE DISCUSSED AT THE TIME SHOWN:

10:00 a.m.

18. REDEVELOPMENT Removed as requested by staff. Public hearing to consider adoption of a State required resolution to apply for the 2005/06 State Community Development Over the Counter Block Grant, in the amount of $550,000, and authorize the Chief Assistant CEO-Redevelopment Director or designee to act on all matters pertaining to this application.

MOTION Holmes/Weygandt/Unanimous VOTE 4:0 (Kranz absent)

10:15 a.m.

19. REDEVELOPMENT Removed as requested by staff. Public hearing to consider adoption of a resolution approving the Community Development Block Grant Program Income Reuse Plan.

MOTION Holmes/Weygandt/Unanimous VOTE 4:0 (Kranz absent)

ADJOURNMENT Next regularly scheduled meeting is Tuesday, March 21, 2006.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS' 2006 MEETING SCHEDULE:

March 21, 2006

March 28, 2006 (CEO-Strategic Planning)

April 03, 2006 (Tahoe)

April 04, 2006 (Tahoe

April 18, 2006