COUNTY OF PLACER

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2007

AGENDA

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

 

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MEETING LOCATION:

North Tahoe Conference Center

8318 North Lake Boulevard

Kings Beach, CA  96143

9:00 a.m.

 

FLAG SALUTE – Led by Supervisor Weygandt.

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 5-9) - All items on the Consent Agenda (Items 18 thru 35) 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 adjourn as the Redevelopment Agency Board for Item #32,

Action:

 

TIMED ITEMS TO BE DISCUSSED AT THE TIME SHOWN

 

9:05 a.m.

 1.   PUBLIC WORKS/HIGHWAY 65 LINCOLN BYPASS RELINQUISHMENT AGREEMENT – Resolution authorizing the Public Works Director to execute a Relinquishment Agreement with the State of California, Department of Transportation (Caltrans) for the State Route 65 Bypass, upon approval by County Counsel.

       Action:

 

 9:15 a.m.

 2.   PERSONNEL/EMPLOYEE SERVICE AWARDS – Presentation of Employee Service Awards to employees with 20 or more years of service, followed by a reception.

 

 9:20 a.m.

 3.   EMERGENCY SERVICES/HAZARDOUS VEGETATION ABATEMENT ON UNIMPROVED PARCELS Introduction of an ordinance, amending County Code Chapter 9, Article 9.32, Fire Prevention, by the addition of a new Part 4 entitled “Hazardous Vegetation Abatement on Unimproved Parcels” with Appendix.  (The proposed Ordinance is a “pilot program,” only affecting four eastern slope fire protection districts/fire departments for a one year period beginning February 1, 2008).

       Action:

 

 9:35 a.m.

 4.   ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES/HIGH-SPEED INTERNET - Status report on High-Speed Internet (Broadband) Services in Lake Tahoe.

 

10:00 a.m.

 5.   COUNTY EXECUTIVE/TRUCKEE RIVER - Receive a report and provide additional direction to staff regarding possible Placer County action steps to address Fourth of July Holiday misconduct on the Truckee River.

Action:

 

10:30 a.m.

 6.   COUNTY EXECUTIVE/TAHOE REGIONAL PLANNING AGENCY - Receive a status report on Placer County involvement with the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency’s Community Enhancement Program and overview of the pre-application concepts for the Ferrari Family Resort, BB LLC, Domus Development and JMA Ventures, dba Homewood Mountain Resort.

a.    Resolution in support of the submittal of a pre-application by Ferrari Family Resort, to the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, in accordance with the Lake Tahoe Community Enhancement Program.

 

b.    Resolution in support of the submittal of a pre-application by BB LLC to the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, in accordance with the Lake Tahoe Community Enhancement Program.

 

c.    Resolution in support of the submittal of a pre-application by Domus Development to the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, in accordance with the Lake Tahoe Community Enhancement Program.

 

d.    Resolution in support of the submittal of a pre-application by JMA Ventures, dba Homewood Mountain Resort, to the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, in accordance with the Lake Tahoe Community Enhancement Program.

Action:

 

DEPARTMENT ITEMS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR ACTION AS TIME ALLOWS

 

DEPARTMENT ITEMS:

 7.   COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY/BUILDING – (1) Adopt a resolution adopting express findings pursuant to Health and Safety Code, Section 17958.5, authorizing local modifications to the California Building Standards Code; (2) introduction of an ordinance adopting the 2007 California Building Code, amending Article 15.04 of the Placer County Code in its entirety; (3) adopt a resolution re-adopting the Building Department Fee Schedule.

       Action:

 

 8.   COUNTY EXECUTIVE/HR 2389, SECURE RURAL SCHOOLS & COMMUNITY SELF-DETERMINATION ACT :

1.    Approve the County’s planned use of Secure Rural Schools & Community Self-Determination Act of 2000, Title III Discretionary Funds in FY 2007/08, for hazard mitigation, wildfire protection and biomass utilization activities, for a total of $410,000 ($325,000 from this fiscal year allocation and $85,000 from carryover funds during last several years budget).

 

2.    Approve a budget revision increasing expenditures and revenues in the Community & Agency Support appropriation, in the amount of $325,000, and increasing expenditures, offset by interfund transfers from the Community and Agency Support Budget, in the following appropriations:  Emergency Services, $77,500; County Fire, $57,500.

Action:

 

 9.   COUNTY EXECUTIVE/WILDFIRE PROTECTION & BIOMASS UTILIZATION STRATEGIC PLAN – Provide direction and/or approve the plan, subject to yearly budget approvals.

       Action:

 

10.  FACILITY SERVICES/JB MANAGEMENT OFFICE BUILDING TENANT IMPROVEMENTS, PROJECT #4751 - Authorize Procurement Services to issue purchase orders for systems workstation furniture through existing master agreement with the Keller Group and the remaining office furnishings, available on the California Multiple Award Schedule contract, or other competitively-bid agreements, in an amount not to exceed $1,200,000, for tenant improvements located at the Placer County-Bill Santucci Justice Center in Roseville.

       Action:

 

11.  HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES/ADULT SYSTEM OF CARE - Approve submission of a block grant application to the Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration for FY 2007/08, in the amount of $685,617, to renew ongoing staff services funding for children and adults with severe mental illnesses, and authorize the Health & Human Services Director to sign all documentation.

       Action:

 

12.  PUBLIC WORKS/WEST SUNNYSIDE EROSION CONTROL PROJECT – Resolution authorizing the Chairman to sign and approve Professional Services Agreement #1021 with Stantec Consulting, Inc., in the amount of $303,813, and authorizing the Public Works Director to approve and sign future amendments up to $30,381.

       Action:

 

ADJOURN AS THE PLACER COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AND

CONVENE AS THE PLACER COUNTY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY BOARD

 

13.  REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY BOARD:

a.    Adopt a resolution to accept the conveyance of Assessor Parcel #090-122-035, 090-122-036 and 090-122-037 , in Kings Beach, with a value of $525,000; allocate $20,000 in North Lake Tahoe Redevelopment Project area funds for closing and associated costs; approve a budget  revision to the Redevelopment Agency FY 2007/08 Budget, in the amount of $20,000, and authorize the Chief Assistant CEO-Redevelopment Director, or designee, to sign related documents subject to review by Agency Counsel.  This site will be used in the future for affordable housing.

       Action:

 

b.    Adopt a resolution and approve findings authorizing the purchase of 8788-8790 North Lake Boulevard, Kings Beach , in the amount of $975,000, plus related escrow and property management costs, in the amount of $15,000; approve a revision to the Redevelopment Agency FY 2007/08 budget, in the amount of $990,000, and authorize the Chief Assistant CEO–Redevelopment Director, or designee, to sign documents subject to review by Agency Counsel.  This property will be used for future mixed use development.

       Action:

 

ADJOURN AS THE PLACER COUNTY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY BOARD AND

RECONVENE AS THE PLACER COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

 

14.  SHERIFF - Approve modification to FY 2007/08 Final Budget and update the Master Fixed Asset List, in the amount of $208,805, to purchase public safety equipment from the Department of Homeland Security Grant Program; approve a budget revision, in the total amount of $222,477 (to include $75,000 for in-car cameras for the Sherriff Department) and authorize the Acting Purchasing Manager to execute related documents.

       Action:

 

15.  TREASURER/TAX COLLECTOR/2007 SOUTH PLACER JUSTICE CENTER FINANCING PROJECT :

1.    Resolution authorizing and directing the preparation and execution of certain lease financing documents, authorizing the preparation and distribution of a Preliminary Official Statement in connection with the offering and sale of certificates of participation, and authorizing and directing certain other actions with respect to the issuance of certificates of participation for the purchase of the Placer County-Bill Santucci Justice Center, courthouse and underlying property; and, specifying an issue amount not to exceed $39 million and certain other constraints for the issue.

       Action:

 

2.    Authorize the County Executive Officer to execute a contract with Capitol Public Finance Group, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $65,000, for financial advisory services related to the issuance of certificates of participation for the 2007 South Placer Justice Center Financing Project.

       Action:

 

3.    Authorize the County Executive Officer to execute a contract with Quint & Thimmig, LLP, in an amount not to exceed $75,000, for bond counsel services related to the issuance of certificates of participation for the 2007 South Placer Justice Center Financing Project.

       Action:

 

4.    Authorize the County Executive Officer to execute a contract with Sidley Austin, LLP, in an amount not to exceed $40,000, for disclosure counsel services related to the issuance of certificates of participation for the 2007 South Placer Justice Center Financing Project.

       Action:

       Attachments:

       Certificates of Participation Structure

       Resolution

       Site and Facility Lease

       Lease Agreement

       Trust Agreement

       Official Notice of Sale

       Draft Preliminary Official Statement

       Contract for Bond Counsel

       Contract for Disclosure Counsel

       Contract for Financial Advisor

 

ADJOURN AS PLACER COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AND

CONVENE AS THE PLACER COUNTY PUBLIC FINANCE AUTHORITY

 

16.  TREASURER/TAX COLLECTOR/2007 SOUTH PLACER JUSTICE CENTER FINANCING PROJECT Resolution approving, in substantial form, the Site and Facilities Lease, the Lease Agreement, the Assignment Agreement, and the Trust Agreement; authorizing and directing the Chairman, the Executive Director or the Treasurer, to execute said documents making changes as required, and authorizing and directing to take any action necessary to fulfill the purposes of the resolution.

Action:

ADJOURN AS THE PLACER COUNTY PUBLIC FINANCE AUTHORITY AND

RECONVENE AS THE PLACER COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

 

17.  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.

 

(B) §54956.8 – CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR

(a)   Property: Two Separate Portions of APN 017-123-066.

       Negotiating Parties:  County of Placer and JB Management, L.P.

       Under Negotiation:  Price, terms of payment and conditions for purchase and sale.

 

(C)  §54957.6 - CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR

(a)   Agency negotiator: CEO/Personnel Director

       Employee organization: PPEO/DSA/Management

 

CLOSED SESSION REPORT:

 

CONSENT AGENDA (Pages 5-9) - All items on the Consent Agenda (Items 18 thru 35) 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 adjourn as the Redevelopment Agency Board for Item #32,

Action:

 

18.  WARRANTS – Weeks ending September 7, 14, 21 and 28, 2007.

 

19.  ORDINANCE – Second Reading:

a.    County Executive – Ordinance amending the Un-codified Unclassified Service-Schedule of Classifications, Salary Plan and Grade Ordinance and approve recommended changes to the unclassified job specifications.

 

20.  BOARD OF SUPERVISORS:

a.    Approve a Proclamation declaring October 2007 as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and October 21st as National Mammography Day in Placer County.

 

b.    Approve minutes of September 18, 2007.

 

21.  COMMITTEES & COMMISSIONS:

a.    Agricultural Commission – Approve appointment of Larry Jordan to Seat 3 (Timber Industry), as requested by Supervisor Kranz.

 

b.    Weimar/Applegate/Colfax Municipal Advisory Council – Accept letter of resignation from Daniel Dove (Seat 2).

 

22.  COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY:

a.    Building – Award four (4) blanket purchase orders, in the total amount of $80,000, as a result of Request for Proposal #9686, for plan review and inspection services and authorize the Acting Purchasing Manager to sign and award documents and transfer funds between agreements, as needed.

 

b.    Engineering & Surveying - Approve an increase to blanket purchase orders with Psomas and with Blackburn Consulting for project inspection and construction management services in the Tahoe/Truckee area, and authorize the Acting Purchasing Manager to sign purchase orders, in the amount of $349,000, for Psomas (a $100,000 increase) and $399,000 for Blackburn (a $150,000 increase).

 

23.  COUNTY EXECUTIVE:

a.    Adopt a resolution with findings required by California Health and Safety Code Section 33445 to accept the conveyance of Assessor Parcels 090-122-035, 090-122-036, and 090-122-037 in Kings Beach, subject to review by County Counsel.  This site can be used in the future for affordable housing.

 

b.    Adopt a resolution with specific findings required by State Health and Safety Code Section 33445 for the purchase of 8788-8790 North Lake Boulevard, Kings Beach, subject to review by County Counsel.  This property will be used for future mixed use development.

 

c.    Approve participation in the Salvation Army’s Auburn Community Thanksgiving Day Dinner by matching Placer County employee contributions dollar for dollar, up to a maximum of $1,500.

 

d.    Approve a 5% merit increase for Jeffrey H. Bell , County Budget Administrator, from Grade 463, Step 4, to Grade 452, Step 5, at $48.84 per hour, retroactive to August 18, 2007.

 

24.  COUNTY EXECUTIVE/EMERGENCY SERVICES:

a.    Adopt a resolution approving two Volunteer Fire Assistance Program agreements (grants) for County Service Area 28, Zone 6B (Sheridan) and Zone 150 (Dutch Flat), totaling $8,580, and authorizing Rui Cunha, Office of Emergency Services Program Manager or Michael J. Boyle, Assistant County Executive Officer, to sign and execute the agreements and approve resultant budget revision.

 

b.    Approve contact , in the amount of $77,500, with Proactive Customer Care Services, as Fire Mitigation/Biomass Coordinator.

 

25.  DISTRICT ATTORNEY - Resolution authorizing the District Attorney to submit a proposal and execute the grant award agreement for FY 2007/08, in the amount of $66,165, for the Placer County Automobile Insurance Fraud Program.

 

26.  FACILITY SERVICES - Authorize the Chairman to execute Amendment #1 to Lease Agreement #11645 with the Dutch Flat Swimming Pool, Inc., to add a mutual termination clause as required for State Grant funds.

 

27.  HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES/ADULT SYSTEM OF CARE - Approve amendment to Contract #012380 with the Yolo Community Care Continuum, in the amount of $40,000, for a revised total contract amount not to exceed $399,000, and authorize the Health and Human Services Director to sign the amendment and subsequent amendments up to 10% of the total revised contract amount.

 

28.  PERSONNEL:

a.    Cafeteria & Health Reimbursement Plan - Authorize the Personnel Director to sign, consistent with the Board approved labor agreements and ordinances, the Cafeteria and Health Reimbursement Arrangement plan adoption agreements for the following benefit plans: Placer Public Employees Organization and Placer County Deputy Sheriffs Association Cafeteria Restated and Amended Plan for the existing benefit plan; Management and Confidential Cafeteria Restated and Amended Plan and Tahoe Area Health Reimbursement Arrangement Restated and Amended Plan for the existing benefit plan.

       Attachments:

       Amended and Restated Cafeteria Plan for the Management and Confidential Team

       Placer County Deputy Sheriffs Association and the Public Employees Organization Amended and Restated Cafeteria Plan

       Amended and Restated Tahoe Area Health Reimbursement Arrangement

 

b.    2008 Employer Health Insurance Contribution - Approve four (4) annual resolutions for the California Public Employees Retirement System, Health Benefits Division, which adopts the 2008 employer health insurance contribution levels effective January 1, 2008 for all Placer County employees and retirees.

 

c.    Employer Paid Member Contributions - Approve two (2) resolutions for the California Public Employees Retirement System to confirm the Employer Paid Member Contributions for Management, Confidential, Safety Management, Safety Management Elected Official and Miscellaneous Elected Officials.

 

29.  PERSONNEL/CIVIL SERVICE - Introduction of an ordinance, amending Chapter 3, relating to position allocations and classification changes as approved by the Civil Service Commission affecting the Community Development Resource Agency and the departments of Administrative Services, Assessor, County Executive Office, District Attorney, Facility Services, Health & Human Services, Public Works and Sheriff.

 

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

a.    Blanket Purchase Order #14217 , Professional Voice & Data Cabling Services/Administrative Services – Renew as a result of Competitive Bid #9473 with Sierra West Communications, in the maximum amount of $210,000.

 

b.    Purchase Order , Software & Hardware Support/Administrative Services - Award using a competitively bid public agency cooperative agreement through the Western States Contracting Alliance with Hewlett-Packard Company, in the amount of $51,995.64, for support of ACORN and PAS Servers and extend the authority for the Acting Purchasing Manager to use the agreement through the contract expiration date of August 31, 2009.

 

c.    Purchase Order , Furniture/Facility Services - Award using a competitively bid public agency cooperative agreement with Krueger International, in the maximum amount of $107,330.89.

 

31.  PUBLIC WORKS:

a.    Grant Application - Resolution authorizing the filing of a Recreational Trails Program Grant application with California State Parks, in an amount of $50,000, for the operation and maintenance of McKinney-Rubicon Springs Road, located near the Placer-El Dorado County line and authorizing the Public Works Director to execute the documents.

 

b.    Lake Forest Erosion Control Project , Area A (Dollar Point) – Resolution authorizing the Chairman to sign Professional Service Agreement #73243, Amendment #1, with Camp Dresser & McKee, Inc., in the amount of $134,610, for the consultant to provide final design and construction management tasks for the project, and authorizing the Public Works Director to approve and sign future amendments up to $13,461.

 

c.    Squaw Valley Road Bridge Rehabilitation Project #73236 – Resolution accepting the project as complete and authorizing the Public Works Director to execute the Notice of Completion.

 

d.    Transit Service Agreement Authorize the Chairman to execute an agreement with the City of Rocklin, for the County of Placer to receive $606,907, for transit service.

 

32.  REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY:

a.    Resolution approving an amendment to contract with Economic & Planning Systems, Inc., in the amount of $5,500, for a total amount not to exceed $113,950, for professional services and authorize the Acting Purchasing Manager to execute, subject to approval by Agency Counsel.

 

b.    Approve a service agreement between the Redevelopment Agency and the Tahoe City Downtown Association, in the amount of $65,000, to continue implementation of the Main Street Economic Development Program and authorize the Chief Assistant CEO–Redevelopment Director, or designee, to execute, subject to review by Agency Counsel.

 

c.    Approve a service agreement between the Redevelopment Agency and the North Tahoe Business Association, in the amount of $65,000, to continue implementation of the Main Street Economic Development Program and authorize the Chief Assistant CEO–Redevelopment Director, or designee, to execute, subject to review by Agency Counsel.

 

33.  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.    Approve appropriation in the amount of $400 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Lincoln Rotary Club, Fundraising Event, as requested by Supervisor Rockholm ($150) and Supervisor Weygandt ($250).

 

b.    Approve appropriation in the amount of $250 in Revenue Sharing monies to the PEACE for Families, 12th Annual “Heroes of PEACE” Fall Luncheon, as requested by Supervisor Rockholm.

 

c.    Approve appropriation in the amount of $350 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Placer County Ducks Unlimited, Fundraising Dinner, as requested by Supervisor Rockholm ($250) and Supervisor Holmes ($100).

 

d.    Approve appropriation in the amount of $1,000 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Tahoe Nordic Search and Rescue Team, as requested by Supervisor Rockholm and Supervisor Weygandt ($500 each).

 

e.    Approve appropriation in the amount of $1,000 in Revenue Sharing monies to the High Sierra Resource Conservation District for the USDA Mandarin Synephrine Study, as requested by Supervisor Weygandt.

 

34.  SHERIFF:

a.    Approve out-of-state travel for Deputy Brian Owens and Deputy Brian Carmazzi from November 14, 2007 to December 15, 2007, to attend the FBI Hazardous Devices School in Huntsville, Alabama.  The course is required for Bomb Technician certification and is held once a year; training costs are provided by the FBI. County expenditure for travel and transportation costs to attend the course is estimated to be $10,300.

 

b.    Approve the Final Budget Revision setting up the initial funds and appropriations for the Autotheft Task Force and Automated Mobile and Fixed Location Fingerprint Identification funds, in the amount of $120,000 each; approve the Memorandum of Understanding with the Placer County Auto Theft Task Force participants and authorize the Chairman and Sheriff to execute.

 

c.    Review the Inmate Welfare Fund (IWF) Annual Reports for FY 2006/07 Penal Code Section 4025 required these reports to be submitted to the Board of Supervisors annually.

 

35.  TREASURER/TAX COLLECTOR:

a.    Approve the temporary borrowing of Treasury funds by the Placer Mosquito Abatement District for FY 2007/08, in the estimated amount of $500,000, as prescribed by the California State Constitution.

 

b.    Approve the temporary borrowing of Treasury funds by the South Placer Fire Protection District, for FY 2007/08, in the estimated amount of $750,000, as prescribed by the California State Constitution.

***End of Consent Agenda***

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ 2007 MEETING SCHEDULE:

November 06, 2007

November 07, 2007 (Chevreaux)

November 27, 2007

December 11, 2007