COUNTY OF PLACER

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

TUESDAY, JULY 10, 2007

AGENDA

8:00 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

 

 

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8:00 a.m.

FLAG SALUTE – Led by Supervisor Holmes.

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 (Pages 4-8) - All items on the Consent Agenda (Items 14 thru 27) 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 may be moved for discussion.  The Board will convene as the Redevelopment Agency for Item #26.

Action:

 

TIMED ITEMS TO BE DISCUSSED AT THE TIME SHOWN

 

 8:30 a.m.

 1.   BOARD OF SUPERVISORS/ANGORA FIRE – Receive a report from Supervisor Kranz on the recent Angora Fire that occurred in South Lake Tahoe and provide appropriate direction to staff.

       Action:

 

 9:05 a.m.

 2.   DISTRICT ATTORNEY – Presentation of the Prosecutor of the Year award to the 2006 recipient, Garen J. Horst.

 

 9:15 a.m.

 3.   COUNTY EXECUTIVE/COMMUNITY GRANTS & LOANS - Public hearing to consider adoption of a resolution authorizing an increase in the loan limits for the Community Development Block Grant Program from $125,000 to $175,000, subject to review by County Counsel.

       Action:

 

 9:30 a.m.

 4.   FACILITY SERVICES/SEWER & WATER MAINTENANCE & OPERATIONS FEE INCREASES :

1.    Continue the public hearing from May 22, 2007 to receive comments concerning the proposed increases in sewer and water maintenance and operations (M&O) fees. 

2.    Adopt ordinance adjusting M&O fees enumerated in Chapter 13, Section 13.12.350 of the Placer County Code. 

3.    Adopt resolution confirming the County Service Area (CSA) Zone Report of charges for the Sunset, Sheridan, Blue Canyon, Applegate, Livoti and Dry Creek CSAs.

4.    Make and incorporate in the record findings pursuant to Section 21080(b)(8) of the Public Resource Code, that the higher fees are derived directly from the cost of providing service and are necessary to meet operating expenses and/or to obtain funds for capital projects necessary to maintain service in existing service areas, and are therefore exempt from environmental review.

5.    Direct staff to work through the affected Municipal Advisory Committees to develop a review committee to serve in an advisory capacity to review capital improvement plans.                 (Correspondence )

Action:

 

 9:45 a.m.

 5.   COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY/PLANNING - Zoning Text Amendment (PZTA20050609) Related to Temporary Outdoor Events – Public hearing to consider an amendment to the Placer County Code, Chapter 17 (Zoning Ordinance) to reinstate provisions of the Zoning Ordinance allowing the processing of a Temporary Outdoor Event Permit (Section 17.56.300.B.1.b.c.) for certain types of outdoor events (not to exceed three consecutive days nor two times in one location in a calendar year) rather than requiring the processing of a Minor Use Permit.  Although previous provisions required a hearing before the Zoning Administrator, the proposed provisions would allow administrative approval by the Planning Director.  (Continued from 5-26-07)
Exhibit 1       Exhibit 1A            Exhibit 2         Exhibit 3          Exhibit 4           Exhibit 5           Exhibit 6         Correspondence

       Action:

 

10:00 a.m.

 6.   COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY/PLANNING/Third-Party Appeal/Mill Road Residential Development (PSUBT20060344) Planning Commission Approval of a Rezone/Residential Development Tentative Subdivision Map/Conditional Use Permit/Minor Boundary Line Adjustment, Mitigated Negative Declaration Public hearing to consider a third-party appeal from Mill Road Property Owners of the Planning Commission’s approval of a Tentative Subdivision Map, Conditional Use Permit and Minor Boundary Line Adjustment for the Mill Road Subdivision, a 22-lot Planned Development located in the Bowman area. The Board will also consider the approval of a rezoning of one of the project parcels from RS-AG (Residential Single-Family, Combining Agricultural) to RS-AG-Planning Department-4 (Residential Single Family combining Agriculture combining a Planned Development of 4 dwelling units per acre) as well as the adoption of a Mitigated Negative Declaration prepared for the project. The properties (APN 052-121-038, 052-121-065, 052-121-066) are located on the west side of Mill Road, north of Luther Road, in the Bowman area.
Exhibit 1            Exhibit 2           Exhibit 3             Exhibit 4             Exhibit 5            Exhibit 6                  Exhibit 7              Exhibit 8            Exhibit 9              Exhibit 10

       Action:

 

DEPARTMENT ITEMS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR ACTION AS TIME ALLOWS

 

DEPARTMENT ITEMS:

 7.   ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES/EMERGENCY SERVICES - Award Competitive Bid #9704 to Silverado Avionics, in the amount of $291,363, for digital radios and accessories for the Placer County Fire Department.

       Action:

 

 8.   COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY/PLANNING/Department of Conservation Farmland Conservancy Grant – Authorization to submit grant application, in the amount of $300,000 to the California Department of Conservation to assist with the acquisition of a $600,000 agricultural conservation easement.

       Action:

 

 9.   COUNTY EXECUTIVE – Receive information requested by the Board regarding 1) Analysis of the $4.1 million required to maintain current service levels in FY 2007/08 for the Health & Human Services Department, and 2) Other related items.  Continued from June 26, 2007.

 

10.  HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES:

a.    Adult System of Care - Approve the following actions relating to mandated intensive mental health services for Placer County residents with the highest level of need:

1.    Approve FY 2006/07 contract amendment #CN012222-A with Crestwood Behavioral Health by $90,000 and contract #CN012224-A with Willow Glen Care Center by $20,000, and

 

2.    Approve 1-year contracts for FY 2007/08 with Crestwood Behavioral Health, Telecare Corporation and Sierra Family Services, in a total amount not to exceed $4,667,126, and

 

3.    Approve 2-year contracts with BHC Heritage Oaks Hospital, BHC Sierra Vista Hospital, Country Villa Merced Behavioral Health Center and Willow Glen Care Center, for FY 2007/08 through FY 2008/09, for a total amount not to exceed $1,987,600, for residential mental health services, and

 

4.    Authorize the Health & Human Services Director to approve subsequent amendments up to 10% of the total contract amount or $49,999, whichever is less.

Action:

 

b.    Children’s System of Care - Approve agreement with Child Abuse Prevention Council of Placer County for FY 2007/08, in the amount of $390,000, to provide child abuse prevention services and operation of the Family Resource Centers, and authorize the Health & Human Services Director to sign subsequent amendments up to 10% of the total contract amount.

       Action:

 

c.    Children’s System of Care - Approve renewal agreement for FY 2007/09 with Eastfield Ming Quong, Inc., dba EMQ Children & Family Services, in the amount of $482,000, for two-year contract term to provide mandated mental health services, and mandated therapeutic behavioral services, and authorize the Health & Human Services Director to sign subsequent amendments up to 10% of the total contract amount.

       Action:

 

d.    Children’s System of Care - Approve agreement with United Advocates for Children and Families for FY 2007/08, in the amount of $1,114,361, to provide Federally mandated and funded advocacy and family support services and authorize the Chairman to sign the agreement and subsequent amendments.

       Action:

 

11.  PUBLIC WORKS/MINNOW AVENUE PUBLIC PARKING LOT – Resolution awarding Contract #73258 to low bidder, Sierra Nevada Construction, Inc., in the amount of $267,007, for construction of the project, authorizing the Chairman to execute the contract and authorizing the Public Works Director to approve and sign future contract change orders up to $26,700.

       Action:

 

12.  SHERIFF/CONTRACT - Approve contract employee agreement from July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008 with Dr. Donald Henrikson for forensic pathology services.  The total contract annual amount for salary, benefits and reimbursements is $249,475.  Mandated payroll costs total $50,537, for a total cost to the County of $298,207.

       Action:

 

13.  COUNTY COUNSEL/ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION :

       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)   Anticipated Litigation:

       Initiation of litigation pursuant to subdivision (c) of Government Code §54956.9: one potential case:  Pacific Built

(B)  §54956.8 – CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR

(a)   Property: APN's 110-010-017-000; 110-010-021-000; 110-010-018-510; 110-010-022-510; 110-010-023-000; 110-010-026-000 and 110-010-027-000, Negotiating Parties: County of Placer, Trust for Public Land, Truckee Donner Land Trust and Waddle Ranch Investors Under Negotiation: Price, terms of payment and conditions of acquisition.

(C)  §54957.6 - CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR

(a)   Agency negotiator: CEO/Personnel Director

       Employee organization: PPEO/DSA/Management

 

       CLOSED SESSION REPORT:

 

CONSENT AGENDA (Pages 4-8) - All items on the Consent Agenda (Items 14 thru 27) 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 may be moved for discussion.  The Board will convene as the Redevelopment Agency for Item #26.

Action:

 

14.  ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES - Approve early purchase of scanning equipment, in the amount of $78,865, and add items to the Countywide Systems Master Fixed Asset List.

 

15.  BOARD OF SUPERVISORS :

a.    Authorize special meetings on Monday, July 23, Monday, August 13, and Wednesday, August 15, 2007.

 

16.  CLERK-RECORDER/ELECTIONS – Resolution authorizing the County Clerk to render reimbursed election services for the Tahoe Forest Hospital District all mail ballot Special District Election to be held September 25, 2007.

 

17.  COMMITTEES & COMMISSIONS:

a.    Civil Service Commission – Approve appointment of Donald J. Nelson to Seat 3, as requested by Supervisor Kranz and reappointment of Ronald LeDoux to Seat 4, as requested by Supervisor Weygandt.

 

b.    West Placer Municipal Advisory Council – Approve appointment of Darryl Osborne to Seat 4, as requested by Supervisor Rockholm.

 

18.  COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY:

a.    Engineering & Surveying/Terracina Subdivision, Tract #928, Project #FF 1198 - Accept the improvements as complete; reduce the Faithful Performance 25% immediately upon approval and Labor and Material 50%, holding for six months or longer if claims exist.  The property is located east of Laird Road in Loomis.

 

SR- Done

ALL DONE- 6-19

Waiting on signed contract

 

 
b.    Planning/Contract - Authorize the Purchasing Manager to execute a contract with Mintier & Associates, in the amount of $86,550, for the preparation of a new Housing Element.

 

c.    Planning/Legislation – Authorize the Chairman to sign a letter in opposition to Assembly Bill 414 (Jones).  Assembly Bill 414, authored by Dave Jones (D-Sacramento), proposes to place limits on the ability of cities and counties to include vacant sites zoned for both commercial and residential uses in their housing element’s inventory of land suitable for residential development.

 

19.  COUNTY EXECUTIVE:

a.    Administration – Approve a 5% merit increase for Devon Bell, Assistant Sheriff, from Grade S52, Step 1, to Step 2, at $50.88 per hour, retroactive to May 26, 2007.

 

b.    Administration – Approve a 5% merit increase for Stephen Pecor, Chief Probation Officer, from Grade S10, Step 2, to Step 3, at $57.20 per hour, effective July 7, 2007.

 

c.    Property Acquisition - Resolution making certain findings required by Health and Safety Code Section 33445 for the acquisition of a permanent water line easement for the Minnow Avenue public parking lot and authorizing the Chief Assistant CEO-Redevelopment Director, or designee, to sign all documents, subject to the review by County Counsel.

 

20.  FACILITY SERVICES:

a.    Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events (Colfax & Foresthill) – (1) Authorize the Facility Services Director to sign agreement with 21st Century Environmental Management Inc. of Nevada, in the amount of $40,000 per event, to conduct one-day Household Hazardous Waste events; and (2) Authorize the Facility Services Director to file the Notice of Exemption for the two one-day events, based on staff’s findings that this project is exempt from further review under the California Environmental Quality Act.

 

b.    Household Hazardous Waste Grant Funding - Resolution authorizing staff to submit applications to the California Integrated Waste Management Board for grant funding, in the amount of $7,000.

 

c.    Recreation Area #2 (Squaw Valley/Tahoe City Recreation Area) - Approve use agreement with the Tahoe City Public Utility District authorizing the use of Park Dedication Fees from Recreation Area #2, in the amount of $10,000, to purchase a portable stage for performances throughout the Lake Tahoe area.

 

d.    Recreation Area #2 (Squaw Valley/Tahoe City Recreation Area) - Approve use agreement with the Tahoe City Public Utility District authorizing the use of Park Dedication Fees from Recreation Area #2, in the amount of $22,000, for rehabilitation of the floating boat docks at the Lake Forest boat ramp.

 

21.  HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES:

a.    Administrative Services – Approve resolution authorizing the Health & Human Services Director to recover the cost of medical and dental care provided to persons injured by third parties under circumstances creating tort liability as a lien on a third party judgment, as authorized under Government Code Sections 23004.1 through 23004.3, and give the Director the authority to compromise, settle, or waive claims in connection with such recovery, including any determination of undue hardship.

 

b.    Adult System of Care - Approve Consulting Agreement Amendment CN005354-A with Streamline Consulting Group, Inc. to provide facilitation and planning services for a 100% Federally funded grant program improving mental health and substance abuse services and authorize the Health & Human Services Director to sign an amendment from September 1, 2006 through August 31, 2008, increasing the amount by $150,625, for a new revised total of $246,625.

 

c.    Animal Services - Approve contract with Koefran Services, Inc., from FY 2007/08 through FY 2009/10, in an amount not to exceed $75,000, for small animal carcass removal services and authorize the Health & Human Services Director to sign the agreement and subsequent amendments up to 10% of the total contract amount.

 

d.    Children’s System of Care - Approve Amendment CN005375-A with Burrows Security Force from August 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007, in the amount of $17,000, for a new revised total of $124,000, to provide security personnel for the mental health crisis services assessment team and authorize the Health & Human Services Director to sign.

 

e.    Children’s System of Care - Approve Amendment CN012182-A with Sierra Family Services, Inc. to provide bilingual, bi-cultural counseling and community prevention services in the Tahoe region, extending the contract term through FY 2007/08 to include:

1.    Adding mandated services of bilingual, bi-cultural community educators, and

2.    Increasing the total dollar amount by $150,170, for a new revised total amount not to exceed $238,914, and

3.    Authorizing the Health & Human Services Director to sign subsequent amendments up to 10% of the total contract amount.

 

22.  PERSONNEL – Introduction of an ordinance approving re-adoption of the Personnel Rules in its entirety, as identified in Chapter 3 of the Placer County Code, to reflect the recommendations approved by the Civil Service Commission at their regular meeting of April 9, 2007 and approve amendment to Chapter 2, Administration, Article 2.12, relating to County Office Hours.

 

23.  PROBATION:

a.    Contract - Approve contract from July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2010, with the County of Shasta, at the rate of $93 per day, on a space available basis, for obtaining bed space for court ordered placement of juvenile wards at Crystal Creek Juvenile Facility.

 

b.    Contract – Authorize the Chief Probation Officer to execute agreement from July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2010, with the County of Solano, at the rate of $3,600 per month, on a space available basis, for the purpose of obtaining bed space for court ordered placement of juvenile wards at the Fouts Spring Juvenile Facility.

 

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

a.    Blanket Purchase Orders, Meat Products/Probation – Renew as a result of Competitive Bid #9594, with Mad Butcher Meat Co. & Good Source, in the maximum amount of $200,000.

 

b.    Blanket Purchase Order #13631, Kitchen Equipment Maintenance & Repair/Probation – Renew as a result of Competitive Bid #9509, with Roseville Equipment Service, in the maximum amount of $69,927.

 

c.    Competitive Bid #9674, Lease/Central Services - Rescind approval to award to Toshiba Business Solutions for failure to meet a critical bid specification in acceptance testing (unable to process carbonless paper) and approve award to Ray Morgan Company, in the maximum amount of $76,000, for a 60-month lease for a high-volume Copier.

 

d.    Competitive Bid #9680, Provision & Installation of Floor Covering/Facility Services - Award to Capital City Carpet, in the maximum amount of $175,000.

 

e.    Competitive Bid #9696, Telecommunications Cabling & Supplies/Telecommunications - Award to Rexel Norcal Valley, in the maximum amount of $225,000.

 

25.  PUBLIC WORKS:

a.    Abandonment - Resolution abandoning a portion of a No Access Strip on Parcel 1, to allow processing of Parcel Map #P-75475, Laird Road, in Loomis.

 

b.    Abandonment - Resolution abandoning a portion of a Public Utility Easement on Lot 340, Alpine Meadows Estates, Unit #9, in Alpine Meadows, in Tahoe.

 

c.    Auburn Folsom Road Widening Project – Resolution approving the Grant of Easement from the United States Bureau of Reclamation and authorizing the Chairman to accept the easement, subject to approval by County Counsel once executed and authorizing the expenditure of $104,000 to purchase the easement.

 

d.    Tahoe Pines Erosion Control Project – Resolution increasing the contingency of existing contract with Burdick Excavating Co. Inc., by $72,000 and authorizing the Public Works Director to approve change orders, for a total contract amount not to exceed $872,497.  The original contingency of $72,772.50 represents 10% of the original project contract amount of $727,275.  The increased contingency request raises the total contingency to $144,772.50 or 20% of the original project contract amount.

 

26.  REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY - Resolution making certain findings approving the acquisition of a permanent water line easement for the Minnow Public Parking Lot and authorizing the Chief Assistant CEO-Redevelopment Director, or designee, to sign documents subject to review by Agency Counsel.

 

27.  SHERIFF:

a.    Contract - Approve contract from July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009 with the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office, in the amount of $80,000 per year, for a total contract amount of $160,000, to provide pathology and morgue services to Nevada County. 

 

b.    Master Fixed Asset List – Approve adding equipment, in the amount of $318,612, to the Master Fixed Asset List that was acquired through the Federal Government’s Excess Property Program that is valued above $5,000.

 

***End of Consent Agenda***

 

ITEMS FOR INFORMATION:

28.  TREASURER/TAX COLLECTOR - Treasurer’s Statement for the month of May 2007.

 

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ 2007 MEETING SCHEDULE:

July 16, 2007 (Monday)

July 23, 2007 (Tahoe)

July 24, 2007 (Tahoe)

August 07, 2007

August 13, 2007 (Budget)

August 14, 2007 (Budget)

August 15, 2007 (Budget

August 28, 2007