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

 

 

 

Board Agenda, March 21, 2006

Bill Santucci, District 1

Thomas Miller, County Executive

Robert Weygandt, District 2, Chairman

Anthony La Bouff, County Counsel

Jim Holmes, District 3

Rich Colwell, Chief Assistant County Executive

Edward "Ted" M. Gaines, District 4

Mike Boyle, Assistant County Executive

Bruce Kranz, District 5

Holly Heinzen, Assistant County Executive

 

Ann Holman, Clerk of the Board

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


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9:00 a.m.

FLAG SALUTE – Led by Supervisor Kranz.

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: All items on the Consent Agenda (Items 1 thru 22) 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 will be removed from the Agenda for discussion.

Action:

1. ORDINANCES – Second reading:

a. County Executive - 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.

b. Personnel/Civil Service Commission – Ordinance amending Chapter 3, affecting classification and compensation for the Health & Human Services Department.

2. WARRANT REGISTERS – Weeks ending February 10, 17, 24 and March 3, 2006.

3. ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES - Approve a budget revision, in the amount of $165,613, for the purchase of Cisco Brand Network Infrastructure Equipment to support the Community Development Resource Center and the Auburn Justice Center facilities, and add to the department's Master Fixed Asset List.

4. AUDITOR – Approve out-of-country travel for Katherine J. Martinis, Auditor-Controller, to attend the Government Finance Officers Association annual conference in Montreal Canada, from May 7, 2006 through May 10, 2006.

5. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS – Approve minutes of February 21, 2006.

6. CLAIMS AGAINST THE COUNTY - County Counsel recommends rejection of the following claims:

a. 06-013, Alexander-Johnson, Sheryl, $82,500, (Personal Injury).

b. 06-015, Sanchez, Felix, $340.29, (Property Damage).

7. CLAIMS AGAINST THE COUNTY - County Counsel recommends that the Application for Leave to Present a Late Claim and its accompanying claim be denied:

a. 06-004, Wood, Susan, $25,000, (Personal Injury).

8. COMMITTEES & COMMISSIONS:

a. County Service Area #28, Zone #27 Advisory Committee (Dry Creek Fire) – Approve reappointment of Robert Lombard to Seat 5, as requested by Supervisor Kranz.

b. County Parks Commission - Approve appointment of Ronald M. Gilman to Seat 2 (District 2), as requested by Supervisor Weygandt.

c. Foresthill Forum Advisory Council - Approve appointment of Don Edward Robinson to Seat 1, as requested by Supervisor Kranz.

d. Gold Run Cemetery – Approve reappointments of Karen D. Winter to Seat 2, Claudia Snyder to Seat 3, Rosemary Frazelle to Seat 5 and Beverly T. Clark-Hunter to Seat 7, as requested by Supervisor Kranz.

9. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY /VISTA CIELO SUBDIVISION – Approve the Final Map, Subdivision Improvement Agreement and authorize the recording.

10. COUNTY CLERK/ELECTIONS – Resolution authorizing the County Clerk to render election services for Grant Joint Union High School District, Bond Measure G, and Sacramento Municipal Utility District, Measure H, for the June 6, 2006 election.

11. COUNTY EXECUTIVE:

a. Introduction of an ordinance, amending Chapter 3, Section 3.08.070 & 3.12.030, Schedule of Classifications and Salary Ranges for Unclassified Service, relating to the County Executive Office.

b. Resolution approving revisions to Chapter 2, Meals, Lodging, Travel and Transportation, of the Placer County Administrative Rules.

12. COUNTY EXECUTIVE/EMERGENCY SERVICES - Resolution permitting designated County staff to obtain funding from specified Federal and State agency disaster funding programs.

13. COUNTY EXECUTIVE/RISK MANAGEMENT - Resolution amending portions of the County's Department of Transportation Alcohol & Drug Program Manuals.

14. DISTRICT ATTORNEY - Ratify agreement between the County of Placer, Placer County District Attorney, Bradford Fenocchio and James C. Brazelton, in a maximum amount of $49,999, for special prosecutor services.

15. FACILITY SERVICES:

a. Community Development Resource Center, Project #4630 - Approve Amendment #1 to Agreement #11912 with Turner Construction Company, increasing the contract by $125,634, for a total not-to-exceed amount of $685,091, for construction management services.

b. Historic Courthouse Fire Alarm System, Project #4754 - Resolution accepting the project as complete and authorizing the Director of Facility Services to execute and record the Notice of Completion.

c. Meadow Vista, Loomis & Eastern Region Landfills - Approve agreement with SCS Field Services, in an amount not to exceed $132,988, for the operation and maintenance of the landfill gas systems.

16. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES:

a. Children's System of Care - Approve agreements with Child Abuse Prevention Council of Placer County ($42,250), Kings Beach Family Resource Center ($48,000), Lighthouse Counseling and Family Resource Center ($48,813), Sierra Family Services ($88,744), and Whole Person Learning ($63,585), for a cumulative amount of $291,392, for participation in the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Children's Mental Health Initiative Grant from January 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.

b. Environmental Health - Authorize the Health & Human Services Director to sign a spay and neuter grant agreement, in the amount of $10,000, with the Friends of Auburn/Tahoe Vista Placer County Animal Shelter; approve a budget revision appropriating funds for a spay/neuter grant, microchip scanners and supplies, rolling gate and vehicle upgrades; add the purchase of a rolling gate to the Master Fixed Asset List and amend the Master Fixed Asset List to increase the funding amount for two full size trucks.

c. Environmental Health - Approve a budget revision transferring $49,500 to Public Works for the purchase of two vehicles, authorize the Purchasing Manager to make the purchases, and add the vehicles to the Master Fixed Asset List.

17. PERSONNEL/CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION – Introduction of an ordinance, amending Chapter 3, Section 3.12.010, Appendix 1, regarding reclassification recommendations from the Civil Service Commission affecting one position of Secretary Journey to Administrative Dispatcher and one position of Information Technology Technician I/II to Senior Information Technology Technician relating to the Facility Services Department.

18. PROCUREMENT SERVICES – In accordance with County Policy, non-contested bids under $100,000 are placed on the Consent Agenda. Authorize the Purchasing Manager to sign the following:

a. Bid #9540, Oil & Lube Products/Public Works – Award bid to Hunt and Sons, in the maximum amount of $52,000.

b. Change Order, Compressed Natural Gas/Public Works - Approve Change Order #1 to Blanket Purchase Order #12736, with Pacific Gas & Electric, in the amount of $37,500, for a maximum amount of $161,000.

c. List of Qualified Firms, Human Resources Consulting/Personnel – Renew list for an additional one year period.

d. Purchase, Case Management System/County Counsel – Approve purchase from CYCOM Data Systems, in the amount of $66,090.

e. Purchase Order #12753, NEC Brand Telephones & Parts/Telecommunications – Renew blanket purchase order with Nexus IS, in the maximum amount of $95,000.

19. PUBLIC WORKS:

a. Bond Screening Committee – Introduction of an ordinance, amending Chapter 2, Section 2.56.030 and 2.56.040 of the Placer County Code, pertaining to membership composition.

b. Lozanos Road Bridge Replacement Project – Resolution approving the project plans and specifications and authorizing the Department to advertise for bids. The total construction cost of the project is estimated to be $2,800,000.

c. Squaw Valley Road Bridge Rehabilitation Project – Resolution approving the project plans and specifications; authorizing the Department to advertise for bids; and authorizing the Public Works Director to award and execute the contract up to an amount of $1,200,000 and approve contract change orders up to $200,000. The total construction cost of the proposed project is estimated to be $1,000,000.

20. REVENUE SHARING:

a. Approve appropriation of $100 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Del Oro High School, Adam Weil Hot Shots Track and Field Event, as requested by Supervisor Holmes.

b. Approve appropriation of $275 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Roseville Chamber of Commerce 26th Annual Granite Bay Easter Egg Hunt, as requested by Supervisor Gaines.

c. Approve appropriation of $500 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Lincoln High School Sober Grad Night, as requested by Supervisor Weygandt.

d. Approve appropriation of $550 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Dry Creek Conservancy Creek Week, as requested by Supervisor Santucci ($200), Supervisor Weygandt ($100) and Supervisor Holmes ($250).

e. Approve appropriation of $750 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Del Oro High School, Golden Eagle Band Northern California Band Association Winter Championships, as requested by Supervisor Holmes ($250) and Supervisor Gaines ($500).

f. Approve appropriation of $2,500 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Lincoln Arts and Culture Foundation Annual Feats of Clay Celebration, as requested by Supervisor Weygandt.

21. SHERIFF:

a. Approve contract with the U.S. Department of Agriculture , Forest Service, Tahoe National Forest and the Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, for a maximum reimbursement amount of $27,000, for visitor protection and controlled substance enforcement on Federal lands, for a period of five years from the date of full execution.

b. Approve Interstate Agreement with Washoe County Sheriff , for cross designation of law enforcement officers due to increased interstate criminal activities.

22. TREASURER/TAX COLLECTOR:

a. Resolution authorizing the Tax Collector to distribute excess proceeds, in the amount of $10,025.15, from October 2004 Tax–Defaulted Land Sales.

b. Resolution approving the Treasurer's Statement of Investment Policy for 2006; approve appointment of Chris Paull (Special District) and reappointment of Alfred "Bud" Nobili (Superintendent of Schools), Nancy Palmer (School Boards) and Robert Weygandt (Board of Supervisors), to the Treasury Oversight Committee, as recommended by the Treasurer-Tax Collector.

***End of Consent Agenda***

DEPARTMENT ITEMS TO BE DISCUSSED BEFORE NOON, AS TIME ALLOWS

DEPARTMENT ITEMS:

23.ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES/PROCUREMENT – Authorize the Purchasing Manager to sign the following:

a. Bid #9536, Janitorial Supplies/Various Departments – Award to JC Nelson Supply and Unisource, in the aggregate amount of $331,000; and reject bids submitted by Vintage Janitorial Supply, Central Poly Corp, Scientific of Freepoint IL, United Textile and Pyramid School Products, as non-responsive to the bid specifications.

Action:

b. Purchase, Larue Snow Blower/Public Works - Approve purchase from Snoquip, in the amount of $362,397.75.

Action:

24.COUNTY EXECUTIVE/EMERGENCY SERVICES:

a. Resolution establishing County Service Area #28, Zone of Benefit #193, North Auburn/Ophir Fire, to fund provision of fire protection services by Placer County Fire in the Placer Consolidated Fire Protection District upon its dissolution, on or about April 10, 2006, and continue all existing and approved revenue sources within the new zone.

Action

b. Approve a budget revision, in the amount of $1,075,706, establishing a budget for County Service Area #28, Zone #193, North Auburn/Ophir Fire, from April 10, 2006 through June 30, 2006.

Action

c. Resolution creating an Advisory Committee, for County Service Area #28, Zone of Benefit #193, North Auburn/Ophir Fire, to assist in the community transition regarding fire protection services by advising the fire service leadership, county staff, the Municipal Advisory Committee and selected County Board members.

Action

d. Resolution amending the FY2005/06 California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection contract, in the amount of $428,926, for a total amount not to exceed $3,934,472, and approving the resulting budget revision to the Fire Protection Fund.

Action:

25. FACILITY SERVICES/REGIONAL WASTEWATER PROJECT - Approve agreement with Jones and Stokes, in an amount not to exceed $996,199, for the preparation of an Environmental Impact Report and Environmental Impact Statement for the entire Regional Pipeline and the closure of the Auburn and Sewer Maintenance District #1 (Bowman & North Auburn) Treatment Plants and preparation of stand-alone Negative Declarations and Findings for the closures of the Applegate, Newcastle and Sewer Maintenance District #3 (Loomis Basin) Treatment Plants.

Action:

26.HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES:

a. Adult System of Care - Approve contract with Peter Van Auken, M.D., from April 14, 2006 through April 13, 2007, in the amount of $197,374 (total compensation $288,311), to provide psychiatric services.

Action:

b. Children's System of Care - Approve amendment to Contract #005435 with Eastfield Ming Quong, Inc., dba EMQ Children & Family Services, increasing the amount from $72,000 to $134,000 (adding $62,000), for increased comprehensive specialized mental health services and training and consultation services.

Action:

27. COUNTY COUNSEL/ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION :

LITIGATION

PERSONNEL SESSION/LABOR RELATIONS

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) Springer, John & Cassandra, vs. County of Placer, et al., U.S.D.C. Eastern District Case No.: 2:06-CV-00310.

(b) Mountain Area Preservation Foundation, Sierra Watch vs. County of Placer (Siller Ranch), Placer County Superior Court Case No.: SCV-17902/

(c) Mountain Area Preservation Foundation, Sierra Watch vs. County of Placer (Hopkins Ranch)

Placer County Superior Court Case No.: SCV-17218.

(d) Sierra Watch; League to Save Lake Tahoe; Mountain Area Preservation Foundation vs. Placer County, et al. (Martis Valley), Placer County Superior Court Case No.: SCV-16652.

(e) Ron Wright vs. Placer County, et al., Placer County Superior Court Case No.: SCV-17827.

(f) Diane Nelson vs. Placer County, et al., U.S.D.C. Eastern District Case No.: CIV.S 04-1103 DFL KJM.

(g) Sierra Club, et al. vs. Placer County, et al., Placer County Superior Court Case No.: SCV-12789.

Sierra Club, et al. vs. Placer County, et al., Placer County Superior Court Case No.: SCV-16428.

Sierra Club, et al. vs. Placer County, et al., Placer County Superior Court Case No.: SCV-14130.

(B) §54956.8 – CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR

(1) Property: APN 090-181-012

Negotiating Parties: Placer County Redevelopment Agency and Roy Stafford

Under Negotiation: Price, terms of payment and conditions of acquisition

(2) Property: APN 090-370-006

Negotiating Parties: Placer County Redevelopment Agency and Brockway Springs Partners

Under Negotiation: Price, terms of payment and conditions of acquisition

(3) Property: APN 001-041-004

Negotiation Parties: County of Placer and Placer Title Company, a California Corporation

Under Negotiation: Price, terms and payment and conditions of acquisition

(C) §54957.6 - CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR

Agency negotiator: CEO/Personnel Director

Employee organization: PPEO/DSA

CLOSED SESSION REPORT:

TIMED ITEMS TO BE DISCUSSED AT THE TIME SHOWN:

9:15 a.m.

28.BOARD OF SUPERVISORS:

a. Presentation of a commendation honoring the National Guard 1st Battalion 184th Infantry C "Charlie" Company for their dedication to the American People and to celebrate their safe return from service in Operation Iraqi Freedom.

b. Presentation of a commendation honoring the Army National Guard Engineer Brigade 40th Infantry Division on their future deployment to Iraq.

10:00 a.m.

29. SHERIFF – Power Point presentation of the mission , history and overview of the Sheriff Department's Special Enforcement Team.

10:15 a.m.

30. FACILITY SERVICES/SEWER MAINTENANCE DISTRICT #1 – Public hearing to consider annexing property owned by Dunmore Communities, APN 052-080-012-510, into the district. Subject property is located on New Airport Road, in Auburn, and consists of 13.99 acres.

Action:

10:30 a.m.

31. PLANNING/WEST PLACER LAND DEVELOPMENT UPDATE – General overview and project status discussion and Board direction on issues regarding the Placer Vineyard, Regional University and Placer Ranch Specific Plan Projects.

Action:

11:00 a.m.

32. PLANNING/PENRYN PARK SUBDIVISION (PSUBT20040706) REZONE – Public hearing to consider a request from Mandarich Developments, manager of Penryn Park LLC, for a rezoning from C1-UP-Dc (Neighborhood Commercial, combining Conditional Use Permit required, combining Design scenic corridor) to the same underlying zoning with a Planned Residential Development combining zone of 9.0 dwelling units per acre (C1-UP-PD-9.0-Dc). Subject property (APN #043-060-011) comprises of 9.4 acres. The property (APN 043-060-011 & 043-071-004) is comprised 9.4+/-/ acres and 2.5 +/- acre respectively and is located west of Penryn Road off of I-80 on Boyington Road in the Penryn area. The Board will consider adoption of a mitigated negative declaration for the project.

Action:

11:15 a.m.

33. TREASURER/TAX COLLECTOR/MIDDLE FORK RE-LICENSING PROJECT UPDATE :

1. Presentation on the Middle Fork American River Hydroelectric Project, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Licensing Process, Financing and Due Diligence effort.

2. Resolution approving the Treasurer's purchase of a bond to be issued by the Middle Fork Project Finance Authority (Authority), which matures in April of 2036, in an amount not to exceed $100 million.

3. Resolution approving, in substantive form, the County's Letter of Representations related to the issuance of a bond by the Middle Fork Project Finance Authority and authorizing the County Executive to execute the Letter in final form.

Action:

ITEMS FOR INFORMATION:

34. AREA 4 AGENCY ON AGING – General Purpose Financial Statements & Supplementary Information.

35. TREASURER/TAX COLLECTOR - Treasurer's statement for the month of February 2006.

ADJOURNMENT

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS' 2006 MEETING SCHEDULE:

March 28, 2006 (CEO-Strategic Planning Session)

April 03, 2006 (Tahoe)

April 04, 2006 (Tahoe

April 18, 2006