COUNTY OF PLACER

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

TUESDAY, JANUARY 23, 2007

SUMMARY ACTION

9:00 a.m.

 

F.C. “Rocky” Rockholm, District 1                                                                                                                Thomas Miller, County Executive

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

Jim Holmes, District 3, Vice Chairman                                                                            Rich Colwell, Chief Assistant County Executive

Kirk Uhler, District 4                                                                                                                            Mike Boyle, Assistant County Executive

Bruce Kranz, District 5, 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 Supervisor Uhler.

STATEMENT OF MEETING PROCEDURES - Read by Clerk.

 

PUBLIC COMMENT – Dr. Burton, Health & Human Services, provided an update on the warming centers established during the cold weather.  Rosemary Frieborn, Friends of the Animals, made a correction to her letter of 1-16-07 regarding the animal shelter.

 

SUPERVISOR’S COMMITTEE REPORTS – None given.

 

 

CONSENT AGENDA (Pages 5-7)Removed Item 14h.  Consent Agenda approved as amended with action as indicated.  MOTION Uhler/Rockholm/Unanimous

 

ADJOURNED AS THE PLACER COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AND CONVENED AS THE PLACER COUNTY IN-HOME SUPPORTIVE SERVICES PUBLIC AUTHORITY

 

  9:15 a.m.

 1.   IN-HOME SUPPORTIVE SERVICES PUBLIC AUTHORITY - Approved and authorized the Chairman to sign the Memorandum of Understanding between United Domestic Workers of America and the Placer County In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority, subject to prior ratification by the represented independent providers.  MOTION Holmes/Rockholm/Unanimous

 

ADJOURNED AS THE PLACER COUNTY IN-HOME SUPPORTIVE SERVICES PUBLIC AUTHORITY

AND RECONVENED AS THE PLACER COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

 

  9:30 a.m.

 2.   COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY/PLANNING/ZONING TEXT AMENDMENT (PZTA20050609) NEGATIVE DECLARATION – Public hearing closed.  Ordinance 5452-B adopted amending Placer County Code, Chapter 17 (Zoning Ordinance) to Modify Section 17.04.030 (Definitions) regarding public utility facilities.  MOTION Uhler/Holmes/Unanimous

 

  9:45 a.m.

 3.   SHERIFF - Authorization granted to fill and fund two vacant deputy sheriff’s positions with Cal-Met funding and approved the associated budget revision, in the amount of $208,000.  The positions would be assigned to Special Investigations Unit to support the Placer Meth Program, Placer County’s campaign against methamphetamine abuse and sales.  MOTION Holmes/Rockholm/Unanimous

 

10:00 a.m.

 4.   COUNTY EXECUTIVE - Accepted the Helicopter Acquisition Feasibility Study Report and approved the following recommendations regarding the acquisition of a new helicopter for the Placer County Sheriff’s Office Aviation Program.

1.    Initiated the purchase and authorized the Purchasing Manager to execute all documents associated with sole-source purchase of an Aerostar AS350 B3 from American Eurocopter located in Plano, Texas, at an estimated cost of $2.5 million;

 

2.    Approved a budget revision, in the amount of $1 million, from the Contribution to Infrastructure account to augment the $1.5 million previously set aside to purchase the items identified in 1 above and added the item to the Master Fixed Asset List.  The budget revision consists of a loan from the County’s General Fund, in the amount of $1 million, to be repaid with FY 2007-08 Public Safety Sales Tax Revenues;

 

3.    Directed County Executive and Sheriff’s Offices to pursue funding partnerships with local jurisdictions and other potential funding partners on one-time contributions, potential grant partnerships, and expanded on-going funding and staffing contributions;

 

4.    Authorized the development of Memorandum of Understanding agreements for reimbursement of fire support services with the California Department of Forestry (CDF) and the United States Forest Service (USFS);

 

5.    Formalized mutual aid agreements with the Sacramento Sheriff’s Office, Sacramento Police Department and the California Highway Patrol for helicopter support services;

 

6.    Directed County Executive and Sheriff’s Offices to develop a full-funding approach for the estimated one-time acquisition costs of $3.6 million ($2.5 million for aircraft, $938,400 for related mission equipment, and $173,200 for a 5% contingency) and on-going operational costs of $1.1 million (an annual increase of $398,000) associated with the operation of the new helicopter as part of the FY 2007-08 budget process.

MOTION Rockholm/Uhler  VOTE 4:1 (Holmes No)

 

10:30 a.m.

 5.   COUNTY EXECUTIVE/CAPITAL FACILITIES IMPACT FEE - Public hearing closed to consider adoption of a new Capital Facilities Impact Fee for Animal Services facilities.  Made findings relative to implementation of the fee, Resolution 2007-17 adopted approving related documents which provide the basis for the Animal Service Facility Impact Fee Program and Resolution 2007-18 adopted setting Animal Services Capital Facility Impact Fees within Placer County.  Made a formal request to Placer County city/town councils to adopt the new Animal Services impact fee in their jurisdictions.  (Continued from 12-5-06)  Motion Rockholm/Weygandt/Unanimous

 

11:00 a.m.

 6.   PUBLIC WORKS/COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY/ROCK SADDLE SUBDIVISION:

a.    Public Works, County Service Area 28, Zone of Benefit 195 - Public hearing closed.  Resolution 2007-19 adopted creating Zone of Benefit #195 and setting charges to provide road rehabilitation, storm drain maintenance and street light services.

       MOTION Holmes/Rockholm/Unanimous

 

b.    Community Development Resource Agency/Engineering & Surveying - Approved the final map, Subdivision Improvement Agreement and authorized the recording of the project, located on Greenbrae Road, in an unincorporated area surrounded by the City of Rocklin.

       MOTION Holmes/Rockholm/Unanimous

 

11:30 a.m.

 7.   COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY:

a.    Planning Appeal/Planning Commission Denial of a Modification to a Conditional Use Permit and Appeal of Code Enforcement Fines (PCPMT20060224/PCPM20040013) Safe N Sound Storage Mitigated Negative Declaration (EIAQ-3702) - Public hearing to consider the appeal from Mark Correnti for the denial of a Conditional Use Permit Modification requesting that Conditions 13 and 16 be modified as follows:  1) removal of the requirement that an easement be created for the access and maintenance of stormwater collection facilities (Condition 13); and 2) a modification of the frontage improvement requirement to reduce the sidewalk width of 6 feet to 4 feet (Condition 16).  The property (APN 052-020-047) is 2.5 acres located at 12381 Locksley Lane, Auburn area, and currently zoned INP-Dc (Industrial Park, combining Design Scenic Corridor). The Board will consider adoption of a Mitigated Negative Declaration for the project (EIAQ-3702). (Continued from 12-5-06)  Appellant has requested a 30-day continuance.

       Motion Uhler/Rockholm  VOTE 4:0 (Weygandt absent) to continue the hearing to March 6, 2007 at 11:30 a.m.

 

b.    Appeal of Code Violation Fees, Safe-N-Sound Boat and RV Storage:

1.    Vote to consider whether to hear a Code Enforcement fee appeal pursuant to Section 17.60.110.D3.  Appellant has requested a 30-day continuance.

       Motion Uhler/Rockholm  VOTE 4:0 (Weygandt absent) to continue the hearing to March 6, 2007 at 11:30 a.m.

 

 

2.    Consider appeal by Mark and Kathy Correnti of the Chief Building Official’s August 17, 2006 decision to require payment of Code Enforcement cost, in the amount of, $425.00, for the time period of October 20, 2004 through January 24, 2006.  Appellant has requested a 30-day continuance.

       Motion Uhler/Rockholm  VOTE 4:0 (Weygandt absent) to continue the hearing to March 6, 2007 at 11:30 a.m.

 

  1:30 p.m.

 8.   COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY/PLACER COUNTY CONSERVATION PLAN (PCCP), FINANCIAL ANALYSIS AND PRIORITIZATION OF RESERVE MAP ALTERNATIVES:

1)    Provide staff direction with regard to continued efforts relative to the Placer County Conservation Plan; 2) Discussion of alternative scenarios with direction as to whether staff should proceed with a negotiated process based on a PCCP alternative that also qualified as the “Least Environmentally Damaging Practicable Alternate” (LEDPA), and identification of a preferred alternative reserve map as the basis to commence negotiations with the State and Federal agencies; and 3)Provide other direction to staff as appropriate.

MOTION Uhler/Weygandt/Unanimous, to:

·         direct staff to prepare a map, to use for the basis of negotiation, that combines Alternative Map 4 South of Athens Road and Alternative Map 14, including staff recommendations and incorporating modifications requested by the City of Lincoln, North of Athens Road;

 

·         authorized an Ad Hoc committee (with Placer County as the lead agency) that includes: two Placer County Supervisors, two elected representatives from the City of Lincoln, and as needed and deemed appropriate by the Ad Hoc Committee, staff from of the Placer County Transportation Planning Agency and the Placer County Water Agency to meet with various resource agencies to prepare a map and a set of policy guidelines that are acceptable to the committee to bring back to the Board for review and vote;

 

·         authorized the Ad Hoc committee to focus on the issue of the viability of agriculture land that is adjacent to habitat, the science in delineating the quality of habitat, the science behind the cost estimates in terms of long term preservation of this habitat in the conservation area, and the science of restoration or the use of restoration as a tool to mitigate the impacts to habitat;

 

·         direct the Ad Hoc committee to periodically present feedback to the Board, and;

 

·         give flexibility to the Ad Hoc committee to meet with representatives from other cities, agencies and groups to gather input to focus and refine discussions as they move forward in discussions with the Federal and State Agencies.

 

DEPARTMENT ITEMS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR ACTION AS TIME ALLOWS

 

DEPARTMENT ITEMS:

 9.   PUBLIC WORKS/COUNTY SERVICE AREA (CSA) 28, ZONE OF BENEFIT 170, WESTERN KNOLLS - Public hearing closed to consider all protests, tabulate ballots and Resolution 2007-16 adopted annexing Parcel 1 and Parcel 2 of Parcel Map P-76034 into the CSA and set a charge for services.  MOTION Holmes/Rockholm/Unanimous

 

10.  BOARD OF SUPERVISORS/REVENUE SHARING – In approving the following appropriations, the Placer County Board of Supervisors makes the finding that each and every approved contribution serves a public purpose by promoting the general welfare of the County and its inhabitants; therefore, the County benefits.

a.    Approved appropriation in the amount of $150 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Del Oro High School Golden Eagle Band Crab Feed, as requested by Supervisor Rockholm.

       MOTION Holmes/Rockholm  VOTE 4:1 (Kranz No)

 

b.    Approved appropriation in the amount of $1,500 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Lazarus Project for the 7th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Dinner Celebration, as requested by Supervisor Rockholm and Supervisor Uhler ($750 each).

       MOTION Holmes/Rockholm  VOTE 4:1 (Kranz No)

 

c.    Approved appropriation in the amount of $150 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Oakmont High School for the 2007 Sober Grad Night, as requested by Supervisor Rockholm.

       MOTION Holmes/Rockholm  VOTE 4:1 (Kranz No)

 

11.  COUNTY COUNSEL/CLOSED SESSION REPORT:

(A)   §54956.9 - CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL

(1)   Existing Litigation:

(a)   Lisa Wipfler vs. County of Placer County, Placer County Superior Court Case No.: SCV-20239 – Whipfler defense has been assigned to the County Counsel’s Office.

(b)   John Doe vs. Arnold Schwarzenegger, et al., U.S.D.C. Eastern District Court Case No.: 2:06-cv-2521-LKK- GHH – The County Counsel’s Office has been assigned to represent the District Attorney in this matter.

(c)   Selso and Jane Vargas vs. County of Placer, Placer County Superior Court Case No.: SCV-20140 – The defense has been assigned to the County Counsel’s Office.

(B   §54957.6 - CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR – The Board took up discussions with its Labor Negotiator with regard to negotiations with Deputy Sheriff’s Association.

       (a)     Agency negotiator: CEO/Personnel Director

                 Employee organization: PPEO/DSA/Management

 

CONSENT AGENDA – Removed Item 14h.  Consent Agenda approved as amended with action as indicated.  MOTION Uhler/Rockholm/Unanimous

12.  ORDINANCE – Second Reading:

a.    Board of Supervisors – Ordinance 5450-B adopted providing for appointment of staff for members of the Board of Supervisors.

 

b.    Personnel - Ordinance 5451-B adopted amending Chapter 3, Section 3.12.010, Appendix 1 and Section 3.12.020, revising the classification specification of Hunter-Trapper, which includes a title change from Hunter-Trapper to Wildlife Specialist.

 

13.  BOARD OF SUPERVISORS:

a.    Approved one-year District Aide Employment Agreement with Linda Brown for general administrative and technical assistance to District 1 Supervisor, starting January 8, 2007.

 

b.    Approved one-year District Aide Employment Agreement with Brian Jagger for general administrative and technical assistance to District 4 Supervisor, starting January 2, 2007.

 

14.  COMMITTEES & COMMISSIONS:

a.    County Parks Commission – Approved reappointment of Ronald Gilman to Seat 2 (District 2), as requested by Supervisor Weygandt.

 

b.    Economic Development Board – Approved reappointment of Tami Brodnik to Seat 1 (District 1), as requested by Supervisor Rockholm and William M. Radakovitz to Seat 2 (District 2), as requested by Supervisor Weygandt.

 

c.    Foresthill Forum Advisory Council – Approved reappointment of Don Robinson to Seat 1, Gail McCafferty to Seat 2, Martha E. Vroege to Seat 3, Keith Drone to Seat 4, Cynthia Wardleigh to Seat 5, Larry Jordan to Seat 6 and Brenda Dabovich to Seat 7, as requested by Supervisor Kranz.

 

d.    Granite Bay Municipal Advisory Council - Approved reappointment of Steve Nash to Seat 1, Craig Powell to Seat 2, Jill Ernst to Seat 3, Walter A. Pekarsky to Seat 4, David Kaiser to Seat 5, Sean Corcoran to Seat 6 and Virg Anderson to Seat 7, as requested by Supervisor Uhler.

 

e.    In-Home Support Services Advisory Committee – Accepted resignation of Ruth Lindsley, Seat 3.

 

f.     Meadow Vista Municipal Advisory Council – Approved reappointment of Maureen O’Connell to Seat 1, Bill Johnston to Seat 2, Gene Cain to Seat 3, Diana Brittner to Seat 6 and Don Guiles to Seat 7, as requested by Supervisor Kranz.

 

g.    North Tahoe Regional Municipal Advisory Council – Approved reappointment of Jan Brisco to Seat 1, Jim Williamson to Seat 5, Tom Turner to Seat 6, Walter Auerbach to Seat 8 (At Large) and Terry Dyer to Seat 9 (At Large), as requested by Supervisor Kranz.

 

h.    REMOVED Placer County Resource Conservation District – Approve appointment of Scott Harvey to Seat 2 (At Large) and Donald J. Nelson to Seat 5 (At Large).

 

i.      Squaw Valley Municipal Advisory Council – Approved reappointment of Ellen Hudson to Seat 1, Russell Poulsen to Seat 2, Charles Luckhardt to Seat 3, Sidney Crockett to Seat 4, Kevin Strange to Seat 5, William J. Collins to Seat 6 and Christian Denis to Seat 7, as requested by Supervisor Kranz.

 

j.      Weimar/Applegate/Colfax Municipal Advisory Council – Approved reappointment of James West to Seat 1, Daniel Dove to Seat 2, John J. Greene lll to Seat 3, Marilynn Tausch to Seat 5, David Wiltsee to Seat 6 and Kurt Sandhoff to Seat 7, as requested by Supervisor Kranz.

 

k.     West Placer Citizens Municipal Advisory Council – Approved reappointment of Claudette A. Mitchel-Wiesmantel to Seat 1, Barry Stillman to Seat 2, George Brown to Seat 3, Dixie Aller to Seat 4 and Terry Dee Webb to Seat 5 as requested by Supervisor Rockholm.

 

15.  COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY/PLANNING APPEAL/OWENS MAP MODIFICATION (PSM20060708) - Approved the applicant’s request for a 30 day extension of time on their appeal of the Planning Commission’s denial of their Subdivision Map Modification, Serene Lakes.

 

16.  COUNTY EXECUTIVE/LEGISLATION - Authorized the Chairman to sign a letter supporting House Resolution 17 - the “Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Reauthorization Act of 2007” that will extend the expired act through FY 2013, and authorized the Chairman to sign a letter to Congress to request the support of a one-year extension of the expired act in the Continuing Resolution that must be approved by February 15, 2007.

 

17.  FACILITY SERVICES:

a.    Authorized Procurement Services to issue a purchase order with the Keller Group, in an amount not to exceed $54,500, for modular office furniture through the Master Services Agreement, for Property Management Division offices in Building 210, at the Placer County Government Center.

 

b.    Resolution 2007-12 adopted authorizing the Facility Services Director to execute an agency agreement and related work plans with the Resource Conservation District, in an amount not to exceed $30,000, for natural resource related issues associated with projects undertaken by the Department in FY 2006/07.

 

c.    Resolution of Intention 2007-13 adopted setting the time and date to hold a public hearing to consider annexing property owned by Gordie and Patti Mason APN 076-030-057, into Sewer Maintenance District #1.  Subject property is located on Creekhaven Road in Auburn.

 

18.  HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES/ANIMAL SERVICES - Approved contract with Roberta Lynn Peterson, D.V.M. from January 24, 2007 through December 31, 2007, in an amount not to exceed $65,000, for on-site veterinary services and authorized the Director of Health & Human Services to sign the contract and subsequent amendments.

 

19.  PERSONNEL - Resolution of Intention 2007-14 adopted and ordinance introduced, first reading waived, amending the California Public Employees Retirement System Local Safety Member contract to provide the $3,000 Retired Death Benefit in accordance with the existing Memorandum of Understanding as approved by the Board on July 13, 2004, with the Placer County Deputy Sheriffs Association, for an annual cost of $23,000.

 

20.  PROCUREMENT SERVICES - In accordance with County Policy, non-contested bids under $250,000 are placed on the Consent Agenda.  Authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the following:

a.    Bid #9624, Purchase of Vehicles/Public Works – Awarded purchase of one vehicle from Maita Chevrolet of Elk Grove and three vehicles from Broadway Ford of Oakland, in the aggregate amount of $77,845.61.

 

b.    Bid #9626, Thermaland Site Development Project/Administrative Services – Awarded competitive bid to Manuel Bros., Inc., and approved the plans and specifications for the project, in the amount of $228,037.60.

 

21.  PUBLIC WORKS/AUBURN FOLSOM ROAD WIDENING PROJECT – Resolution 2007-15 adopted approving the Right-of-Way Contract and accepted the Highway Easement Deed and Public Utility Easement Deed from Micherra LLC.

 

22.  SHERIFF:

a.    Accepted a vehicle donation from Search and Rescue, a non-profit organization, in the estimated amount of $115,000, to be used in Placer County Search and Rescue operations and added it to the Master Fixed Asset List.  Based on a review from the County’s Fleet Services, the existing van will be stripped and used for transport of equipment for the critical accident response team or for the initial response during critical incidents.

 

b.    Approved out-of-state travel for Deputy Michael Powers to travel to Del Ray Beach, Florida for ten days, as required for Public Safety SCUBA train-the-trainer instruction as part of his position on the Dive Team.  Travel and training costs are estimated at $3,990.

***End of Consent Agenda***

 

ITEMS FOR INFORMATION:

23.  TREASURER/TAX COLLECTOR - Treasurer’s Statement for the month of December 2006.

 

ADJOURNMENT – Adjourned in memory of Art Laguna, volunteer pilot for the Placer County Sheriff’s Department.  The next regular meeting is Tuesday, February 6, 2007.

 

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ 2007 MEETING SCHEDULE:

February 06, 2007

February 20, 2007

March 06, 2007

March 20, 2007

April 02, 2007 (Tahoe)

April 03, 2007 (Tahoe)

April 17, 2007