COUNTY OF PLACER

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 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

 

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 – Dave McClure commented on the Kings Beach Commercial Core Improvement Project.  Walter Auerbach, representing the Lake Forest Public Water Advocates, requested support regarding the Lake Forest water supply.

 

SUPERVISOR’S COMMITTEE REPORTS – Chairman Kranz said we need to start looking at private companies to insure they have the ability to provide water in the case of fires.

 

TIMED ITEMS TO BE DISCUSSED AT THE TIME SHOWN

9:05 a.m.

 1.   PUBLIC WORKS/HIGHWAY 65 LINCOLN BYPASS RELINQUISHMENT AGREEMENT – Resolution 2007-343 adopted 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.  MOTION Weygandt/Uhler/Unanimous

 

 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 Ordinance introduced, first reading waived, 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).  MOTION Uhler/Holmes/Unanimous

 

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 - Received a report and provided additional direction to staff regarding possible Placer County action steps to address Fourth of July Holiday misconduct on the Truckee River.

 

10:30 a.m.

 6.   COUNTY EXECUTIVE/TAHOE REGIONAL PLANNING AGENCY - Received 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 2007-346 adopted 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 2007-347 adopted 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 2007-348 adopted 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 2007-349 adopted 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.

MOTION Uhler/Weygandt/Unanimous

 

DEPARTMENT ITEMS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR ACTION AS TIME ALLOWS

 

DEPARTMENT ITEMS:

 7.   COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY/BUILDING – (1) Adopted Resolution 2007-344 adopting express findings pursuant to Health and Safety Code, Section 17958.5, authorizing local modifications to the California Building Standards Code; (2) ordinance introduced, first reading waived, adopting the 2007 California Building Code, amending Article 15.04 of the Placer County Code in its entirety; (3) adopted Resolution 2007-345 re-adopting the Building Department Fee Schedule.

       MOTION Rockholm/Holmes/Unanimous

 

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

1.    Approved 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.    Approved 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.

MOTION Holmes/Rockholm/Unanimous

 

9.    COUNTY EXECUTIVE/WILDFIRE PROTECTION & BIOMASS UTILIZATION STRATEGIC PLAN – Approved the plan subject to yearly budget approvals.

       MOTION Rockholm/Weygandt/Unanimous  VOTE 4:0 (Uhler temporarily absent)

 

10.  FACILITY SERVICES/JB MANAGEMENT OFFICE BUILDING TENANT IMPROVEMENTS, PROJECT #4751 - Authorized 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.  MOTION Holmes/Rockholm/Unanimous

 

11.  HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES/ADULT SYSTEM OF CARE - Approved 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 authorized the Health & Human Services Director to sign all documentation.

       MOTION Rockholm/Holmes/Unanimous

 

12.  PUBLIC WORKS/WEST SUNNYSIDE EROSION CONTROL PROJECT – Resolution 2007-350 adopted 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.  MOTION Holmes/Rockholm/Unanimous

 

ADJOURNED AS THE PLACER COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AND

CONVENED AS THE PLACER COUNTY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY BOARD

 

13.  REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY BOARD:

a.    Resolution 2007-351 adopted accepting conveyance of Assessor Parcel #090-122-035, 090-122-036 and 090-122-037, in Kings Beach, with a value of $525,000; allocating $20,000 in North Lake Tahoe Redevelopment Project area funds for closing and associated costs; approved a budget revision to the Redevelopment Agency FY 2007/08 Budget, in the amount of $20,000, and authorized the Chief Assistant CEO-Redevelopment Director, or designee, to sign documents subject to review by Agency Counsel.  This site will be used in the future for affordable housing.

       MOTION Rockholm/Holmes/Unanimous

 

b.    Adopted Resolution 2007-352 and approved 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; approved a revision to the Redevelopment Agency FY 2007/08 budget, in the amount of $990,000, and authorized 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. 

       MOTION Rockholm/Holmes/Unanimous

 

ADJOURNED AS THE PLACER COUNTY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY BOARD AND

RECONVENED AS THE PLACER COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

 

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

 

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

1.    Resolution 2007-353 adopted 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.  MOTION Rockholm/Holmes/Unanimous

 

2.    Authorized 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.

       MOTION Uhler/Weygandt/Unanimous

 

3.    Authorized 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.

       MOTION Uhler/Weygandt/Unanimous

 

4.    Authorized 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.

       MOTION Rockholm/Weygandt/Unanimous

 

ADJOURNED AS PLACER COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AND

CONVENED AS THE PLACER COUNTY PUBLIC FINANCE AUTHORITY

 

16.  TREASURER/TAX COLLECTOR/2007 SOUTH PLACER JUSTICE CENTER FINANCING PROJECT Resolution 2007-254 adopted 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.  MOTION Rockholm/Holmes/Unanimous

 

ADJOURNED AS THE PLACER COUNTY PUBLIC FINANCE AUTHORITY AND

RECONVENED AS THE PLACER COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

 

17.  COUNTY COUNSEL/CLOSED SESSION REPORT – Discussed on Monday, October 22, 2007.

(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.

 

(C)  §54957.6 - CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR

(a)   Agency negotiator: CEO/Personnel Director

       Employee organization: PPEO/DSA/Management

 

CONSENT AGENDARemoved item 21a and moved item 29 for discussion.  Consent Agenda approved as amended with action as indicated.  The Board adjourned as the Redevelopment Agency Board for Item #32.  MOTION Rockholm/Weygandt/Unanimous

 

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

 

19.  ORDINANCE – Second Reading:

a.    County Executive – Ordinance 5489-B adopted, amending the Un-codified Unclassified Service-Schedule of Classifications, Salary Plan and Grade Ordinance and approved recommended changes to the unclassified job specifications.

 

20.  BOARD OF SUPERVISORS:

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

 

b.    Approved minutes of September 18, 2007.

 

21.  COMMITTEES & COMMISSIONS:

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

 

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

 

22.  COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY:

a.    Building – Awarded four 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 authorized the Acting Purchasing Manager to sign and award documents and transfer funds between agreements, as needed.

 

b.    Engineering & Surveying - Approved 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 authorized 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.    Resolution 2007-329 adopted 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.    Resolution 2007-330 adopted 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.    Approved participation in the Salvation Army’s Auburn Community Thanksgiving Day Dinner by matching Placer Count y employee contributions dollar for dollar, up to a maximum of $1,500.

 

d.    Approved 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.    Resolution 2007-331 adopted 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.    Approved contact, in the amount of $77,500, with Proactive Customer Care Services, as Fire Mitigation/Biomass Coordinator.

 

25.  DISTRICT ATTORNEY - Resolution 2007-332 adopted 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 - Authorized 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 - Approved 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 authorized 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 - Authorized 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.

 

b.    2008 Employer Health Insurance Contribution – Resolutions 2007-333, 334, 335, & 336 adopted 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 - Resolution 2007-337 & 338 adopted 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.  MOVED FOR DISCUSSION 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 - Authorized the Acting Purchasing Manager to sign the following:

a.    Blanket Purchase Order #14217, Professional Voice & Data Cabling Services/Administrative Services – Renewed 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 - Awarded 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 extended 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 - Awarded 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 2007-339 adopted 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 2007-340 adopted 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 2007-341 adopted accepting the project as complete and authorizing the Public Works Director to execute the Notice of Completion.

 

d.    Transit Service AgreementAuthorized 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 2007-342 adopted 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 authorized the Acting Purchasing Manager to execute, subject to approval by Agency Counsel.

 

b.    Approved 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 authorized the Chief Assistant CEO–Redevelopment Director, or designee, to execute, subject to review by Agency Counsel.

 

c.    Approved 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 authorized 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.    Approved 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.    Approved 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.    Approved 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.    Approved 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.    Approved 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.    Approved 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.    Approved 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; approved the Memorandum of Understanding with the Placer County Auto Theft Task Force participants and authorized the Chairman and Sheriff to execute.

 

c.    Reviewed 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.    Approved 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.    Approved 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***

MOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA FOR DISCUSSION

29.  PERSONNEL/CIVIL SERVICE – Ordinance introduced, first reading waived, 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.  MOTION Uhler/Weygandt/Unanimous

 

ADJOURNMENT The next regularly scheduled meeting is Tuesday, November 6, 2007.

 

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ 2007 MEETING SCHEDULE:

November 06, 2007

November 07, 2007 (Chevreaux)

November 27, 2007

December 11, 2007