COUNTY OF PLACER
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
TUESDAY, MARCH 6, 2007
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
FLAG SALUTE – Led by Anthony La Bouff, County Counsel.
STATEMENT OF MEETING PROCEDURES - Read by Clerk.
PUBLIC COMMENT – Vince Procopio suggested placing a caution sign reading “check turn indicator” at Wise Road and Old Highway 40. Beth De Caprio, Grace Foundation of Northern California, spoke about a rescued horse and thanked Placer County for saving its life. Robert & Deborah Todd, Northern California Afghan Hound Rescue, spoke about their successful partnership with the Placer County Animal Shelter. Supervisor Uhler advised Placer County had been flocked by pink flamingos, a fund raising effort for the Infusion Therapy Center at Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital.
SUPERVISOR’S COMMITTEE REPORTS - Supervisor Holmes reported on his attendance at the Saint Patrick’s Dinner for the Lazarus Project and the Williamson Act Workshop. Supervisor Holmes, Rockholm and Weygandt reported on their advocacy trip to Washington, D.C.
CONSENT – Consent Agenda approved with action as indicated.
MOTION Uhler/Rockholm/Unanimous VOTE 4:0 (Kranz absent)
1. PUBLIC WORKS/NEIGHBORHOOD TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT PROGRAM - Approved the Placer County Neighborhood Traffic Management Program and directed staff to implement the program and make it available to the public. MOTION Uhler/Rockholm/Unanimous VOTE 4:0 (Kranz absent)
2. FACILITY SERVICES/SOUTH PLACER ADULT DETENTION FACILITY, PHASE 1 - Authorized staff to proceed with the design-build project delivery method for Phase I, planned for the South Placer Justice Center in Roseville. MOTION Uhler/Rockholm/Unanimous VOTE 4:0 (Kranz absent)
3. FACILITY SERVICES/COUNTY SEWER MAINTENANCE DISTRICT #1:
a. Annexation - Public hearing closed. Resolution 2007-65 adopted annexing the Jack and Cathy Williamson property, APN 076-336-006, into the district. Subject property is located on Kenneth Way in Auburn. MOTION Rockholm/Weygandt/Unanimous VOTE 4:0 (Kranz absent)
b. Annexation - Public hearing closed. Resolution 2007-66 adopted annexing the Edward and Laura Bonin property, APN 051-090-001, into the district. Subject property is located on Kemper Road in Auburn. MOTION Rockholm/Weygandt/Unanimous VOTE 4:0 (Kranz absent)
4. COUNTY EXECUTIVE/PLACER ANIMAL SERVICES PROGRAM & FACILITY ADVANCE PLANNING UPDATES:
a. Health & Human Services - Received a program update from the Health & Human Services Department regarding Placer County Animal Services.
b. Facility Services - Approved an architectural services agreement with George Miers & Associates, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $38,750, to update to the County’s existing Animal Services Needs Assessment and authorized the Director of Facility Services to execute the agreement. MOTION Weygandt/Rockholm/Unanimous VOTE 4:0 (Kranz absent)
c. County Executive - Approved a Letter of Intent between Placer County and the Placer Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (PSPCA) to proceed with joint operational and facility planning discussions. MOTION Rockholm/Weygandt/Unanimous VOTE 4:0 (Kranz absent)
5. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY/PLANNING:
a. APPEAL/PLANNING COMMISSION DENIAL OF MODIFICATION TO A CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT (PCMP 2004 0013) SAFE N SOUND STORAGE - Public hearing to consider an appeal from Mark Correnti of the denial for 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, 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). Based on the recommendation of the Planning Commission, the Community Development Resource Agency/Planning Department respectfully requests your Board deny the modification of a Conditional Use Permit subject to the findings. Item Continued from 1/23/07. Appellant is requested a 30+ day continuance.
MOTION Rockholm/Weygandt/Unanimous VOTE 4:0 (Kranz absent) to close the public hearing, deny the appeal and uphold the previous actions by the Zoning Administrator and Planning Commission based on findings 1-3 (Page 36).
b. APPEAL/CODE VIOLATION FEES/SAFE-N-SOUND BOAT AND RV STORAGE - The Community Development Resource Agency respectfully requests your Board: 1) Vote to consider waiver of Code Enforcement costs to Mark and Kathy Correnti per County Code Section 17.60.110(D)(3), and 2) Uphold the Chief Building Official’s August 17, 2006 decision to require payment of Code Enforcement costs of ($425) for the time period of October 20, 2004 through January 24, 2006. Item Continued from 1/23/07. Appellant is requested a 30+ day continuance.
MOTION Uhler/Weygandt/Unanimous VOTE 4:0 (Kranz absent) to deny the fee waiver request, in the amount of $425, in conformance with Placer County Code 17.62.090.
6. FACILITY SERVICES/COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY/RESORT AT SQUAW CREEK PHASE II:
a. Facility Services/County Service Area 28, Zone of Benefit 162 (Squaw Valley Park) - Public hearing closed. Resolution 2007-67 adopted imposing an assessment for park maintenance services. MOTION Uhler/Rockholm/Unanimous VOTE 4:0 (Kranz absent)
b. Community Development Resource Agency/Resort at Squaw Creek, Phase 2A, 2B & 2C, Tract 957, 958 & 959 - Approved the Final Maps, Subdivision Improvement Agreements and authorized the recording; subject to adoption of a resolution imposing an assessment for park maintenance services within County Service Area 28, Zone 162 and receiving tax certification prior to recording. MOTION Rockholm/Weygandt/Unanimous VOTE 4:0 (Kranz absent)
7. ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES – Viewed staff’s demonstration of the Placer County Board of Supervisors Streaming Video Solution via the Internet.
8. ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES/PROCUREMENT:
a. Competitive Bid #9654, Library Materials/Library - Awarded to Baker & Taylor and Ingram Library Services, in the maximum amount of $490,000.
MOTION Uhler/Rockholm/Unanimous VOTE 4:0 (Kranz absent)
b. Competitive Bid #9649 & #9650, Aggregate Materials & Hauling/Public Works - Awarded to various vendors, in the maximum aggregate amount of $751,500.
MOTION Rockholm/Weygandt/Unanimous VOTE 4:0 (Kranz absent)
9. FACILITY SERVICES:
a. North Fork American River Trail – Resolution 2007-68 adopted authorizing the Facility Services Director to execute Amendment #1 to agreement with EDAW, Inc., increasing the not-to-exceed amount by $53,756, for a total of $254,810, for environmental impact report and permit preparation. MOTION Rockholm/Weygandt/Unanimous VOTE 4:0 (Kranz absent)
b. Sheridan Inflow & Infiltration (I&I) Repair Project, Phase II, P-40192 – Resolution 2007-69 adopted approving and authorizing the Facility Services Director to execute and record the Notice of Completion. MOTION Weygandt/Rockholm/Unanimous VOTE 4:0 (Kranz absent)
10. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES/ADULT SYSTEM OF CARE – Approved agreement with the State Department of Mental Health, in the amount of $447,689, for County use of State hospital beds during FY 2006/07. MOTION Rockholm/Weygandt/Unanimous VOTE 4:0 (Kranz absent)
11. COUNTY COUNSEL/CLOSED SESSION REPORT:
(A) §54956.9 - CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL
(1) Existing Litigation:
(a) Pacific Gas and Electric Company vs. State Board of Equalization, et al., San Joaquin County Superior Court Case No. CV 026962 CPH – The Board received a report from Counsel and gave direction.
(b) Linda Kent, WCAB Claim, Claim Numbers: SAC 3231715, SAC 325927, and SAC 355799 – The Board received from Risk Management Division and gave direction.
(c) Uphold Our Heritage vs. Town of Woodside, et al., First Appellate District, Division Three, Case No.: A113376, Consideration of Amicus Support – The Board authorized the County Counsel to send a letter amicus support.
(d) County of Placer vs. Nacht and Lewis Architects, Inc., Placer County Superior Court Case No.: SCV-17993 – The Board received a report and gave direction to Counsel.
(e) Walter Fickewirth and Robyn Fickewirth vs. County of Placer, et al., Placer County Superior Court Case No.: SCV-16643 – The Board received a report from Counsel and gave direction.
(B) §54956.8 – CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR
(a) Property: APNs: 026-120-028 and 026-110-001. Negotiating Parties: County of Placer, Placer Land Trust, and Susan L. Taylor as Sole Successor Trustee of the John M. Taylor Credit Trust. Under Negotiation: Price, terms of payment and conditions of the purchase and sale – The Board received reports from its negotiators and gave direction to its negotiators.
(b) Property: APN: 026-061-013-510. Negotiating Parties: County of Placer, Placer Land Trust, and H. Robert Freiheit and Denise Ann Freiheit, Trustees of the Freedom Trust Created May 25, 1994. Under Negotiation: Price, terms of payment and conditions of the purchase and sale - The Board received reports from its negotiators and gave direction to its negotiators.
(C) §54957.6 - CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR – The Board had a labor update with regard to DSA negotiations.
(a) Agency negotiator: CEO/Personnel Director
Employee organization: PPEO/DSA/Management
CONSENT – Consent Agenda (Items 12-25) approved with action as indicated.
MOTION Uhler/Rockholm/Unanimous VOTE 4:0 (Kranz absent)
12. ORDINANCE – Second Reading:
a. Community Development Resource Agency/Building – Ordinance 5456-B adopted revising Chapter 15, Section 15.04.050 Subdivision R., Roof Construction and Fire Retardant Requirements of the Placer County Code which would require application of Class A roofing materials in the unincorporated area on new construction, additions and re-roofing of more than 50% of the roof covering in a one year period.
13. AUDITOR/CONTROLLER - Resolution 2007-56 adopted removing fixed assets from the County’s financial records, based on annual inventories submitted by County departments.
14. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS – Approved minutes of January 9, 2007.
15. CLAIMS AGAINST THE COUNTY – Rejected the following claims as recommended by Counsel:
a. 07-013, Tarascio, John, Not Stated, (Property Damage).
16. COMMITTEES & COMMISSIONS:
a. Greater Auburn Area Fire Safe Council – Approved reappointment of Paula Celick to Seat 3 and Randall Fee to Seat 4, as requested by Supervisor Holmes.
b. Library Advisory Board – Approved appointment of Francine Yorde to Seat 2 (District 2), as requested by Supervisor Weygandt.
c. North Tahoe Regional Advisory Council - Approved appointment of David Polivy to Seat 3, as requested by Supervisor Kranz.
d. Penryn Municipal Advisory Council - Accepted resignation of Sandra Elder, Seat 5, and approved appointment of Gayle Russell to Seat 5, as requested by Supervisor Holmes.
e. Veterans Advisory Council - Recognized the Placer Bulldogs Detachment #1247 of the Marine Corps League and accepted appointment of Service Officer, Kathleen Schance, as a member of the Veterans Advisory Council.
17. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/ENGINEERING & SURVEYING:
a. Coyote Ridge Subdivision, Tract #923, Project #FF 1175 – Accepted improvements as complete, reduced the Faithful Performance to 25% and Labor & Materials to 50%, or the total of all claims, whichever is higher, for six months or longer if claims exist.
b. Coyote Ridge Subdivision, Tract #923 – Approved the final map, warranty agreement and authorized the recording of the project, located west of and adjacent to Bell Road, approximately 500 feet northerly of Joeger Road, in the north Auburn area.
18. COUNTY EXECUTIVE:
a. Merit Increase - Approved a 5% merit increase for Ken Grehm, Director of Public Works, from Grade 667, Step 3, to Grade 667, Step 4, at $67.19 per hour. This merit increase is retroactive to January 6, 2007.
b. Placer County Fair Association - Approved the 2007 Operating Budget for the Placer County Fair Association. Operating expenditures will total $1,474,854, which is an increase of 5% from 2006. Operating revenues are projected to increase by 6.8% to $1,353,400. The Fair also receives a local allocation from the State, in the amount of $124,000, and revenue from other funds, in the amount of $25,000, to balance the budget.
19. COUNTY EXECUTIVE/REDEVELOPMENT – Ordinance introduced, first reading waived, amending Chapter 10 Vehicles and Traffic; Article 10.12 Parking; 10.12.120 Limitations Imposed in the Placer County Code prohibiting overnight parking to include Redevelopment Agency owned parking lots (Jack Pine/Tahoe City and Brooke Avenue/Kings Beach) subject to County Counsel review.
20. FACILITY SERVICES:
a. Clean Air Grant Application/2007 – Resolution 2007-57 adopted authorizing the Department of Facility Services to apply for grant funds, in the amount of $102,000, from the 2007 Clean Air Grant Program, administered by the Placer County Air Pollution Control District, and appointed the Facility Services Director as an agent of the County to execute necessary documents.
b. Government Center Wetland Mitigation Plan, Project #4770 - Resolution 2007-58 adopted accepting the project, located in the Placer County Government Center in Auburn, as complete and authorized the Facility Services Director to execute and record the Notice of Completion.
c. Granite Bay Parks, Trails & Open Space Assessment District/FY 2007/08 - Resolution 2007-59 adopted directing the preparation of the Engineer’s Report for the district.
21. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES/CHILDREN’S SYSTEM OF CARE - Approved the Placer County Child Welfare Services System Improvement Plan and authorized the Health & Human Services Director to submit the plan to the California Department of Social Services.
22. PERSONNEL – Ordinance introduced, first reading waived, amending Placer County Code, Chapter 3, Section 3.12.010, Appendix 3–DSAS, correcting the salary schedule for Grade 701 - District Attorney Investigator classification. The amounts should have read $28.9638 to $35.1396 instead of $28.8693 to $35.1404.
23. PROCUREMENT SERVICES - Authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the following:
a. Blanket Purchase Order #13561, Oil & Lube Products Public Works - Approved Change Order #4 with Hunt and Sons, Inc., in the amount of $4,800.
b. Competitive Bid #9658, Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning Units - Awarded to Valair, in the maximum amount of $85,000.
24. PUBLIC WORKS:
a. Abandonment – Resolution 2007-60 adopted abandoning a pedestrian access easement on Lot 14, Meadow Estates, Phase 1, located in North Auburn.
b. Barton Road Bridge Project - Resolution 2007-61 adopted approving the Right-of-Way Contract, in the amount of $60,900, and accepting the Highway Easement Deed from Jonathan Long.
c. Barton Road Bridge Project – Resolution 2007-62 adopted approving the Right-of-Way Contract, in the amount of $60,400, and accepting the Highway Easement Deed from Dallas and Mark Maniord.
25. TREASURER/TAX COLLECTOR – Resolution 2007-63 adopted approving the Treasurer’s Statement of Investment Policy for year 2007 and Resolution 2007-64 adopted delegating the authority to invest certain funds under the control of the Board to the Treasurer.
***End of Consent Agenda***
ITEMS FOR INFORMATION:
26. AUDITOR/REFUNDS - Report of refunds, $1,000 or less, issued by the Auditor-Controller from January 1, 2006 to December 31, 2006. Refunds of $1,000 or less total $20,054.61.
27. TREASURER/TAX COLLECTOR – Treasurer’s Statement for the month of January 2007.
ADJOURNMENT – Next regularly scheduled meeting is Tuesday, March 20, 2007.
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ 2007 MEETING SCHEDULE:
March 20, 2007
March 27, 2007 (Strategic Planning-Rocklin)
April 02, 2007 (Tahoe)
April 03, 2007 (Tahoe)
April 17, 2007