COUNTY OF PLACER
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
TUESDAY, JULY 10, 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 Supervisor Holmes.
STATEMENT OF MEETING PROCEDURES - Read by Clerk.
PUBLIC COMMENT – None given.
SUPERVISOR’S COMMITTEE REPORTS – None given.
1. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS/ANGORA FIRE – Received a report from Supervisor Kranz on the recent Angora Fire that occurred in South Lake Tahoe and provided direction to staff.
2. DISTRICT ATTORNEY – Presentation of the Prosecutor of the Year award to the 2006 recipient, Garen J. Horst.
3. COUNTY EXECUTIVE/COMMUNITY GRANTS & LOANS - Public hearing closed. Resolution 2007-225 adopted 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.
MOTION Uhler/Holmes/Unanimous VOTE 4:0 (Rockholm temporarily absent)
4. FACILITY SERVICES/SEWER & WATER MAINTENANCE & OPERATIONS FEE INCREASES:
1. Public hearing closed. Received comments concerning the proposed increases in sewer and water maintenance and operations (M&O) fees.
2. Ordinance 5472-B adopted adjusting M&O fees enumerated in Chapter 13, Section 13.12.350 of the Placer County Code. Amended to add “Retroactive to July 1, 2007”.
3. Resolution 2007-226 adopted confirming the County Service Area (CSA) Zone Report of charges for the Sunset, Sheridan, Blue Canyon, Applegate, Livoti and Dry Creek CSAs.
4. Incorporated 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. Directed 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.
5. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY/PLANNING - Zoning Text Amendment (PZTA20050609) Related to Temporary Outdoor Events – Public hearing closed. Ordinance 5473-B adopted amending 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)
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.
Public hearing closed. Denied the appeal and adopted Ordinance 5474-B amending Placer County Code Chapter 17, Map G-4 relating to rezoning in the Bowman Area, Mill Road Subdivision (PSUB 20060344) and directed staff to post signs on Mill Road indicating “Not a Thru Road”. MOTION Rockholm/Uhler VOTE 4:1 (Holmes No)
7. ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES/EMERGENCY SERVICES - Awarded Competitive Bid #9704 to Silverado Avionics, in the amount of $291,363, for digital radios and accessories for the Placer County Fire Department. MOTION Holmes/Uhler/Unanimous VOTE 4:0 (Rockholm temporarily absent)
8. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY/PLANNING/Department of Conservation Farmland Conservancy Grant – Resolution 2007-227 adopted approving an 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. MOTION Holmes/Weygandt VOTE 4:1 (Kranz No)
9. COUNTY EXECUTIVE – Received 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 - Approved the following actions relating to mandated intensive mental health services for Placer County residents with the highest level of need:
1. Approved 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. Approved 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. Approved 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. Authorized the Health & Human Services Director to approve subsequent amendments up to 10% of the total contract amount or $49,999, whichever is less.
b. Children’s System of Care - Approved 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 authorized the Health & Human Services Director to sign subsequent amendments up to 10% of the total contract amount.
c. Children’s System of Care - Approved 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 authorized the Health & Human Services Director to sign subsequent amendments up to 10% of the total contract amount.
d. Children’s System of Care - Approved 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 authorized the Chairman to sign the agreement and subsequent amendments.
11. PUBLIC WORKS/MINNOW AVENUE PUBLIC PARKING LOT – Resolution 2007-228 adopted 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.
12. SHERIFF/CONTRACT - Approved 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. MOTION Rockholm/Holmes/Unanimous
13. COUNTY COUNSEL/CLOSED SESSION:
(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 – Counsel received direction from the Board.
(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. Discussed real property negotiations in terms of the Waddle Ranch matter. The Board gave direction on those negotiations.
(C) §54957.6 - CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR – There was a brief discussion of status of labor negotiations.
(a) Agency negotiator: CEO/Personnel Director
Employee organization: PPEO/DSA/Management
CONSENT AGENDA (Pages 4-8) – Item 21a amended by removing Page 355 of the staff report. Consent Agenda approved as amended with action as indicated. The Board convened as the Redevelopment Agency for Item #26. MOTION Rockholm/Holmes/Unanimous
14. ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES - Approved early purchase of scanning equipment, in the amount of $78,865, and added items to the Countywide Systems Master Fixed Asset List.
15. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS:
a. Authorized special meetings on Monday, July 23, Monday, August 13, and Wednesday, August 15, 2007.
16. CLERK-RECORDER/ELECTIONS – Resolution 2007-216 adopted 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 – Approved 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 – Approved 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 - Accepted the improvements as complete; reduced 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
ALL DONE- 6-19
Waiting on signed contract
c. Planning/Legislation – Authorized 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 – Approved 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 – Approved 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 2007-217 adopted 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) Authorized 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) Authorized 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 2007-218 adopted 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) - Approved 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) - Approved 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 – Resolution 2007-219 adopted 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 gave the Director, with concurrence of the Risk Management Deputy County Executive Officer, the authority to compromise, settle, or waive claims in connection with such recovery, including any determination of undue hardship. Amended by removing Page 355 of the staff report.
b. Adult System of Care - Approved 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 authorized 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 - Approved 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 authorized 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 - Approved 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 authorized the Health & Human Services Director to sign.
e. Children’s System of Care - Approved 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 – Ordinance introduced, first reading waived, 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.
a. Contract - Approved 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 – Authorized 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 - Authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the following:
a. Blanket Purchase Orders, Meat Products/Probation – Renewed 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 – Renewed 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 - Rescinded approval to award to Toshiba Business Solutions for failure to meet a critical bid specification in acceptance testing (unable to process carbonless paper) and approved 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 - Awarded to Capital City Carpet, in the maximum amount of $175,000.
e. Competitive Bid #9696, Telecommunications Cabling & Supplies/Telecommunications - Awarded to Rexel Norcal Valley, in the maximum amount of $225,000.
25. PUBLIC WORKS:
a. Abandonment - Resolution 2007-220 adopted 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 2007-221 adopted 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 2007-222 adopted 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 2007-223 adopted 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 2007-224 adopted 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.
a. Contract - Approved 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 – Approved 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 – The next Special Meeting is Monday, July 16, 2007; followed by a Special Meeting on Monday, July 23, 2007 in Tahoe. The next regularly scheduled meeting is July 24, 2007 in Tahoe.
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