COUNTY OF PLACER
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2007
F.C. “Rocky” Rockholm, District 1 Thomas Miller, County Executive
Robert Weygandt, District 2 Anthony J. La Bouff, County Counsel
Jim Holmes, District 3, Vice Chairman Rich Colwell, Chief Assistant County Executive
Kirk Uhler, District 4 Mike Boyle, Assistant County Executive
Bruce Kranz, District 5, Chairman Holly Heinzen, Assistant County Executive
Ann Holman, Clerk of the Board
County Administrative Center, 175 Fulweiler Avenue, Auburn, CA 95603
FLAG SALUTE – Led by Anthony La Bouff, County Counsel.
STATEMENT OF MEETING PROCEDURES - Read by Clerk.
PUBLIC COMMENT – None given.
SUPERVISOR’S COMMITTEE REPORTS – None given.
1. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS – Presentation of a commendation congratulating Mary Pombo Farinha on her 105th birthday.
2. PLACER COUNTY 4-H All STARS – Presentation of Honorary 4-H Leadership Cards to the Board.
3. OFFICE OF EDUCATION – Annual report on Williams Schools in Placer County, presented by Gayle Garbolino-Mojica, County Superintendent of Schools.
4. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES/ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH – Public hearing to consider revising the permit, annual facility monitoring and inspection fees, and one-time construction plan check and inspection fees, in order to cover the cost of services provided by the Environmental Health Division of the Health and Human Services Department; approve a resolution adopting fees for Land Development Services provided by the Placer County Environmental Health Division; approve a resolution adopting fees for certain services provided by the Health and Human Services Department, Environmental Health Division and introduction of an ordinance amending Chapter 2, Section 2.116.100, removing references to current Environmental Health fees, which will be set by resolution.
MOTION Rockholm/Uhler/Unanimous to continue the item to December 11, 2007, at 10:00 a.m.
5. COUNTY EXECUTIVE/AFFORDABLE HOUSING – Update/Status Report on Affordable Housing Stakeholder Group/Discussion of Proposed Affordable Housing Program, areas west of Blue Canyon.
MOTION Rockholm/Weygandt/Unanimous directing staff to create an Affordable Housing Program using information provided by the Stakeholders Group and to review the option of including specific plan areas in the Affordable Housing Program.
6. ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES/PROCUREMENT – Acknowledged the Procurement Department for receiving the Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award for 2007.
7. ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES/PROCUREMENT – Authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign:
a. Purchase Order, Three John Deere 310SJ Backhoe Loaders/Public Works – Awarded from a California Department of Transportation competitive contract with Pape’ Machinery, in the amount of $270,141.30. MOTION Rockholm/Holmes/Unanimous
8. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES/ADULT SYSTEM OF CARE - Approved renewal grant agreement with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to receive funds, in the amount of $293,282, for Permanent Supportive Housing under the Supportive Housing Program. The term of the agreement is for twelve months, beginning upon execution; the funding provides on-going housing and self-sufficiency services to the homeless, mentally ill population.
9. PUBLIC WORKS/PROPOSITION 1B (TRANSPORTATION BOND) PROJECT LIST – Resolution 2007-387 adopted approving a project list for Proposition 1B funding and a budget revision amending the Public Works budget to reflect an additional $5,151,184 in State funding for County transportation infrastructure. MOTION Rockholm/Holmes/Unanimous
10. TREASURER/TAX COLLECTOR – Received report on the results of the 2007 South Placer Justice Center Courthouse Financing Project Certificates of Participation.
11. COUNTY COUNSEL/CLOSED SESSION REPORT:
(A) §54956.9 - CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL
(1) Anticipated Litigation:
(a) Initiation of litigation pursuant to subdivision (c) of Government Code §54956.9: One potential case - The Board formally received and adopted special counsel Rick Crabtree’s report and supplemental report on violations of the Subdivision Map Act. These documents will be made available to the public as part of the record of today’s Board of Supervisor’s hearing. Additionally, the Board has authorized the initiation of a civil action against certain individuals alleged to be part of the Subdivision Map Act violations and the further employment of Rick Crabtree as special counsel to assist in that litigation.
(B) §54957.6 - CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR – The Board gave direction to its Labor Negotiator with regard to some PPEO matters and received a status report on DSA negotiations.
(a) Agency negotiator: CEO/Personnel Director
Employee organization: PPEO/DSA/Management
(C) §54957 - PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION – There was a successful evaluation of the County Executive Officer.
Title: County Executive Officer
CONSENT AGENDA – Items 16b and 17j were moved for discussion. Consent Agenda approved as amended with action as indicated. The Board convened as the In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority Board for Item #16e and as the Redevelopment Agency Board for Item #24.
12. WARRANTS – Weeks ending October 5, 12, 19, 26 and November 2, 2007.
13. AGRICULTURE/TRANSFER OF FIXED ASSET - Resolution 2007-376 adopted authorizing the transfer of Placer County Fixed Asset # 3047001- a 2006, Yamaha Kodiak all terrain vehicle, from the Agriculture Department to the California Department of Fish & Game.
14. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS:
a. Approved a commendation congratulating Mary Pombo Farinha on her 105th birthday.
15. CLAIMS AGAINST THE COUNTY – Rejected the following claim, as recommended by Counsel:
a. 07-110, Bodeau, Bradford, $30,576.00 (Personal Injury).
16. COMMITTEES & COMMISSIONS:
a. Agricultural Commission – Approved reappointment of Wayne Vineyard to Seat 7 (Rice Crop Industry).
b. MOVED FOR DISCUSSION/Agricultural Commission – Approve appointment of Larry Jordan to Seat 3 (Timber Industry), as requested by Supervisor Kranz.
c. Assessment Appeals Board – Approved reappointment of Joe Colosi to Seat 4, as requested by Supervisor Uhler.
d. Fish & Game Commission – Approved appointment of Gary Flanagan to Seat 4 (District 4), as requested by Supervisor Uhler.
e. In-Home Supportive Services Advisory Committee – Approved reappointment of Mary (Katie) Snoberger to Seat 4, (IHSS Service Recipients) and Phylis M. Nelson to Seat 11, (IHSS Service Recipients), as requested by the In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority Board.
f. Mental Health, Alcohol & Drug Board - Accepted resignation of Carol Wallgren, Seat 11, (Public Interest, District 3) and Marjorie Kopfman, Seat 13, (Consumer, District 3); declared Seats 11 and 13 vacant and directed the Board Clerk to post the vacancies.
g. Wastewater Advisory – Approved appointment of Dave Buck to Seat 12 (Public at Large).
17. COUNTY EXECUTIVE:
a. Administration – Resolution 2007-377 adopted executing the California State Fair Official Entry form and appointing James Durfee, Director of Facility Services, as the official representative for the County of Placer in matters pertaining to the County’s 2008 State Fair Exhibit.
b. Administration – Approved a 5% merit increase for Kenneth M. Brown, Risk Management Administrator, from Grade 432, Step 4, to Grade 432, Step 5, at $40.03 per hour, retroactive to September 1, 2007.
c. Administration – Approved a 5% merit increase for Lisa Buescher, Board of Supervisors Administrative Aide II-C, from Grade 368, Step 2, to Grade 368, Step 3, at $32.05 per hour, retroactive to September 2, 2006, and approved a 5% merit increase from Grade 368, Step 3, to Grade 368, Step 4, at $33.65 per hour, retroactive to September 1, 2007.
d. Administration – Approved a 5% merit increase for Cynthia F. Martin, Risk Management Administrator, from Grade 432, Step 3, to Grade 432, Step 4, at $38.12 per hour, retroactive to August 5, 2006 and approved a 5% merit increase from Grade 432, Step 4, to Grade 432, Step 5, at $40.03 per hour, retroactive to August 4, 2007.
e. Administration – Approved a 5% merit increase for Maryellen T. Peters, Risk Management Deputy County Executive Officer, from Grade 474, Step 2, to Grade 474, Step 3, at $55.15 per hour, retroactive to March 17, 2007.
f. Administration – Approved a 5% merit increase for Jerry Silva, Information Technology Manager, from Grade 457, Step 3, to Grade 457, Step 4, at $48.89 per hour, retroactive to November 10, 2007.
g. Consolidated Fire – Adopted Resolution 2007-378 and approved corresponding agreement terminating contract between the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) and the Placer County Board of Supervisors, acting as the successor governing board of the former Placer Consolidated Fire Protection District and approved budget revision to cancel North Auburn Ophir Fire County Service Area reserves and increase appropriations, in the amount of $49,413.
h. Emergency Services - Ratified Ordinance 1-2007 - Fire Prevention Code of the North Tahoe Fire Protection District and directed staff to transmit the determination.
i. Emergency Services - Ratified Ordinance 8-2007 - Fire Prevention Code of the Alpine Springs County Water District and directed staff to transmit the determination.
j. MOVED FOR DISCUSSION/Emergency Services – Introduction of an ordinance, first reading waived, amending Chapter 2 §2.08.010 of the Placer County Code and adding Chapter 2 §2.26 which combined, reflects creating a County Fire Warden as an unpaid County Officer; and providing the Board authority to appoint the Fire Warden, delineate duties and provide administration and oversight. This item is a necessary companion action to the Board’s October 23, 2007 adoption of the Hazardous Vegetation Abatement Ordinance.
k. Redevelopment Agency - Resolution 2007-379 adopted supporting the submittal of a pre-application by Kings Beach Resorts LLC, to the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, in accordance with the Lake Tahoe Community Enhancement Program.
18. FACILITY SERVICES:
a. 100 Ramp Remodel, Project, #4744 - Approved agreement with Johnson Controls, Inc., in an amount not-to-exceed $128,066, to provide design and installation of heating, ventilating and air conditioning control units for the project, a collection of County office buildings located on B Avenue in the Placer County Government Center, in north Auburn.
b. Cabin Creek Tower Co-Location - Resolution 2007-380 adopted authorizing the Facility Services Director to execute the County’s consent to a co-location request by T-Mobile, USA, at the County’s Eastern Regional Landfill Site, and to execute documents and take actions to carry out the purposes and intent of the resolution.
c. Community Development Resource Center, Phase II, Project #4630 - Approved agreement with Williams + Paddon, Architects + Planners, Inc., in an amount not-to-exceed $129,600, for architectural and engineering services for the project.
d. Lease Agreement – Approved Residential Lease Agreement with Ernest and Marilyn Murata, in the amount of $2,480 per month, for premises located at 104 Tahoma Avenue, Tahoe City, for seasonal occupancy by the Public Works Department snow removal crew.
e. Recreation Area #2 (Squaw Valley/Tahoe City Area) - Approved budget revision appropriating Park Dedication Fees from Recreation Area #2 (Squaw Valley, Tahoe City Area), in the amount of $10,000, for improvements at Squaw Valley Park.
f. Recreation Area #12 (Dutch Flat) - Approved budget revision appropriating Park Dedication Fees from Recreation Area #12 (Dutch Flat), in the amount of $116,000, for construction of improvements at the Dutch Flat Swimming Pool.
g. Sewer System Management Plan - Approved the Work Plan and Schedule for development of the management plan, in accordance with California State Water Resources Control Board requirements, and authorized the Facility Services Director, or his designee, to file a Notice of Exemption for the associated work.
19. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES:
a. Administrative Services - Approved award of a purchase order to AT&T Data Com of San Ramon, CA, as part of a competitively bid contract through the State of California for purchase of five Tandberg Video Conferencing Systems; approved budget revision to appropriate $45,396 in Air Pollution Control District grant funding and transfer $24,000 in matching Federal monies; adding the video conferencing equipment to the Health & Human Services Master Fixed Asset List; and authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the resulting purchase order, in the amount of $66,035.26.
b. Community Health & Clinics - Approved a $9,500 increase to Blanket Purchase Order BP014230 with Walter D. Skinner, dba Alta Vista Dental Lab, for the year ending December 31, 2007 and authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the amended agreement, in the maximum amount of $59,000.
20. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES/ADULT SYSTEM OF CARE/COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMISSION BLOCK GRANT:
a. Accepted the recommendations of the Placer County Community Services Commission for the award of 2008 Community Services Block Grant funds to provide services to seniors, at-risk youth and homeless individuals and authorized the Health & Human Services Director to enter into contracts with Sierra Senior Services, Seniors First, Tahoe Women’s Services, The Salvation Army and The Gathering Inn, for a total amount of $124,540.
b. Authorized the Health and Human Services Director to renew contracts with the recommended agencies in calendar year 2009 for the same dollar amounts, contingent upon satisfactory performance in contract year 2008, continued Federal Community Services Block Grant funding and support of the Commission.
21. LIBRARY – Approved the 5:00 p.m. closure of Placer County Library branches on Monday, December 24 and Monday, December 31, 2007 due to the holiday schedule.
22. PROCUREMENT SERVICES - Authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the following:
a. Blanket Purchase Order #14537, Document Shredding Services/Various Departments – Approved Change Order #1 with Confidential Document Control, increasing the maximum amount by $20,000, for a revised maximum amount of $63,000.
b. Competitive Bid #9715, Pre-printed & Blank Envelopes/Administrative Services – Awarded to Cenveo, in the maximum aggregate amount of $65,000.
c. Competitive Request for Proposals #9742, Contract Driver Services/Public Works – Awarded to MV Transportation, in the maximum amount of $130,000, for driver services for the Tahoe Area Regional Transit Peak Season Program.
d. Countrywide Blanket Purchase Order #114277, Various Departments – Approved Change Order #2 with Corporate Express, increasing the amount by $225,500, for a revised amount of $1,075,000.
e. Purchase Order, John Deere 624J Wheel Loader/Public Works – Awarded purchase order from a Houston-Galveston Area Council competitive contract with Pape’ Machinery, in the amount of $163,451.25.
23. PUBLIC WORKS:
a. Agreement - Resolution 2007-381 adopted authorizing the Public Works Director to execute Joint Use Agreements and Consent to Common Use Agreements with public utility companies.
b. Amendment – Resolution 2007-382 adopted approving Amendment #1 to Professional Service Agreement #73192 with Applied Engineering and Geology, Inc., in the amount of $78,028, for additional site investigation and monitoring at the Roseville Corporation Yard.
c. Minnow Avenue Public Parking Lot, Contract #73258 – Resolution 2007-383 adopted accepting the project as complete, and approving and authorizing the Public Works Director to execute the Notice of Completion.
d. State Transit Assistance Funds Claim – Resolution 2007-384 adopted authorizing the Chairman to execute the 2007/08 State Transit Assistance Claim for Placer County Transit, in the amount of $335,080.
e. State Transit Assistance Funds Claim – Resolution 2007-385 adopted authorizing the Chairman to execute the 2007/08 State Transit Assistance Claim for Tahoe Area Regional Transit, in the amount of $133,416.
24. REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY BOARD:
a. Purchase Order - Authorized the Purchasing Manager, or designee, to execute a blanket purchase order between the Redevelopment Agency and Andregg Geomatics, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $100,000, for surveying services.
b. Relocation Guidelines - Resolution 2007-386 adopted approving the Redevelopment Agency Relocation Guidelines.
a. Approved modification of the final budget and approved a budget revision, in the amount of $20,000, to reflect HR 2389 funding for communication equipment and support for the Search and Rescue operations.
b. Approved contract between the Placer County Sheriff-Coroner-Marshal and the Sierra County Sheriff’s Office, from December 1, 2007 through November 30, 2009, to provide pathology and morgue services to Sierra County. The rates are based on the types of cases ranging from $300 to $1,200.
***End of Consent Agenda***
The following items were moved from the Consent Agenda for discussion:
16. COMMITTEES & COMMISSIONS:
b. Agricultural Commission – Approve appointment of Larry Jordan to Seat 3 (Timber Industry), as requested by Supervisor Kranz.
MOTION Holmes/Weygandt/Unanimous to approve the appointment of Larry Jordan and directed staff to review the Committee & Commission application selection and appointing process and report back next year.
17. COUNTY EXECUTIVE:
j. Emergency Services – Ordinance introduced, first reading waived, amending Chapter 2 §2.08.010 of the Placer County Code and adding Chapter 2 §2.26 which combined, reflects creating a County Fire Warden as an unpaid County Officer; and providing the Board authority to appoint the Fire Warden, delineate duties and provide administration and oversight. This item is a necessary companion action to the Board’s October 23, 2007 adoption of the Hazardous Vegetation Abatement Ordinance.
MOTION Holmes/Rockholm/Unanimous to approve the creation of a County Fire Warden and to amend Section 2.26.040, Duties & Administration, Item C, striking out “as delegated to the Program Manager, Office of Emergency Services”.
ITEMS FOR INFORMATION:
26. TREASURER/TAX COLLECTOR - Treasurer’s Statement for the month of October 2007.
ADJOURNMENT – The next regularly scheduled meeting is Tuesday, December 11, 2007.
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING SCHEDULE:
December 11, 2007
January 08, 2008
January 22, 2008
February 05, 2008
February 26, 2008
March 11, 2008
March 18, 2008 (Strategic Planning)
March 25, 2008