COUNTY OF PLACER

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 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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9:00 a.m.

FLAG SALUTE – Led by Supervisor Rockholm.

 

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 15 thru 29) 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 Placer County Redevelopment Agency Board for Item #26.

Action:

 

TIMED ITEMS TO BE DISCUSSED AT THE TIME SHOWN

 

 9:05 a.m.

 1.   BOARD OF SUPERVISORS - Present recipients of the Commemorative Coin awards with their coin.  The recipients were personally chosen by the Supervisor for their district in recognition for either their acts of heroism, longstanding community service, or exceptional acts that have dramatically improved or impacted people’s lives.

 

 9:30 a.m.

 2.   COUNTY EXECUTIVE/ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT – Approve a resolution reorganizing the Economic Development Board.

Action:

 

 9:45 a.m.

 3.   COUNTY CLERK/RECORDER – Public hearing to consider adoption of an ordinance amending Chapter 2, Section 2.116.150, relating to various County Clerk-Recorder fees and fee changes.

       Action:

 

 9:50 a.m.

 4.   PUBLIC WORKS – Public hearing to consider approving an Engineering and Traffic Survey Study and adoption of an ordinance amending Chapter 10, Vehicles and Traffic, Article 10.04, regarding setting speed limits on several County roads.

       Action:

 

 9:55 a.m.

 5.   COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY/PLANNING – Public hearing regarding agricultural preserves:

a.    Liberty Ranch Big Hill Preserve (PAGP 20070687) - Resolution approving an Open Space Agricultural Preserve Contract (Super Williamson Act), located in the Auburn area.

       Action:

 

b.    Brenner Ranch Agricultural Preserve 133 (PAGP 20070619) - Resolution approving an amendment to include an additional 30-acre parcel, located in the Lincoln area.

       Action:

 

10:00 a.m.

 6.   HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES/ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH/FEE INCREASES

a.    Public hearing to consider revising the permit, annual facility monitoring and inspection fees, as well as one-time construction plan check and inspection fees, in order to cover the cost of services provided by the Environment Health Division of the Health & Human Services Department.

b.    Approve two resolutions revising Environmental Health fees as contained therein.

c.    Adopt an ordinance amending Chapter 2, Section 2.116.100 to remove references to current Environmental Health fees, which will be set by resolution. 

Staff is recommending the item be withdrawn and presented at a meeting in February 2008.

       Action:

 

10:01 a.m.

 7.   COUNTY EXECUTIVE/EMERGENCY SERVICES – Update on Placer County’s fire response to Southern California/San Diego fires.

 

10:15 a.m.

 8.   COUNTY EXECUTIVE/2008 LEGISLATIVE/REGULATORY PLATFORM:

a.    Adopt the 2008 Legislative/Regulatory Platform for Placer County , direct staff to pursue action items and support or oppose legislation in accordance with the Platform.  Authorize staff to coordinate an advocacy program to support the goals and objectives of the 2008 platform.

       Action:

 

b.    Approve Federal Advocacy Contracts, in the amount of $186,000 , with the firms of Holland & Knight, LLP ($144,000) and Van Scoyoc Associates ($42,000) for a 12-month period beginning January 1, 2008; approve State Advocacy Contracts, in the amount of $101.407, with the firms of Peterson Consulting, Inc., ($46,411) Conservation Strategy Group ($24,996) and Platinum Advisors, LLC ($30,000) for the same period of time.

       Action:

 

10:40 a.m.

 9.   COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY/PLANNING – Waddle Ranch Update.

 

10:45 a.m.

10.  BOARD OF SUPERVISORS/PLACER COUNTY CONSERVATION PLAN (PCCP) - Supervisor Weygandt and Supervisor Uhler will update the Board on the status of the PCCP Ad Hoc Committee, deliberations since the Board took action to form the Ad Hoc Committee and approve a map for discussions with the Resource Agencies on January 23, 2007.   Color Maps

 

DEPARTMENT ITEMS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR ACTION AS TIME ALLOWS

 

DEPARTMENT ITEMS:

11.  ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES/PROCUREMENT – Resolution authorizing the award of contract to Foresthill Telephone Company, in the amount of $2,248,763, for construction of the Community of Iowa Hill Telecommunications Infrastructure, funded by State of California Assembly Bill 140 Grant Program and approving a budget revision, in the amount of $665,100.

       Action:

 

12.  COUNTY EXECUTIVE – Receive a report regarding the June 30, 2007 Actuarial Retiree Healthcare Valuation; approve agreement and the Election of Placer County to Prefund Other Post Employment Benefits through CalPERS and authorize the Chairman to sign two originals and consider adoption of a resolution for Delegation of Authority to Request Disbursements.

       Action:

 

13.  PUBLIC WORKS - Approve a budget revision to appropriate $159,068 from a Placer County Indian Gaming Local Community Benefit Committee grant for road repairs and resurfacing of Sunset Boulevard West and East Catlett Road in rural Lincoln.

       Action:

 

14.  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)   Existing Litigation:

(a)   County of Placer vs. Michelle Burris, et al.

       Placer County Superior Court Case No.: SCV-22068

(2)   Anticipated Litigation:

(a)   Initiation of litigation pursuant to subdivision (c) of Government Code §54956.9: Potential foreclosure proceedings regarding various properties in the Dry Creek-West Placer Community Facilities District.

 

(B) §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 15 thru 29) 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 Placer County Redevelopment Agency Board for Item #26.

Action:

 

15.  ORDINANCE – Second Reading:

a.    Emergency Services – Ordinance 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 for administration and oversight.  This item is a necessary companion action to the Board’s October 23, 2007 adoption of the Hazardous Vegetation Abatement Ordinance.

 

16.  BOARD OF SUPERVISORS:

a.    Agreement - Approve one-year District Aide Employment Agreement with Linda Brown, at a base annual salary of $62,504 plus benefits, for general administrative and technical assistance to the District 1 Supervisor.

 

b.    Agreement - Approve one-year District Aide, Tahoe Area, Employment Agreement with Collier Cook, at a base annual salary of $68,931.20 plus benefits, for general administrative and technical assistance to the District 5 Supervisor.

 

c.    Agreement - Approve one-year District Aide Employment Agreement with Brian Jagger, at a base annual salary of $62,504 plus benefits, for general administrative and technical assistance to the District 4 Supervisor.

 

d.    Commendation – Approve commendation recognizing Arthur Anderson, #8584, California Highway Patrol Assistant Commissioner, upon his retirement for over 30 years of service to the State of California.

 

e.    Commendation – Approve commendation congratulating Jeff Finn, Wildlife Biologist, California State Fish & Game Department, upon his retirement.

 

f.     Contract - Approve six-month contract with Roger Canfield, in the amount of $10,221.56, for Services for District 5 Web Page maintenance and other general administrative assistance.

 

g.    Contract - Approve six-month contract with Kathy Carroll, in the amount of $10,221.56, for Services for District 1 Web Page maintenance and other general administrative assistance.

 

h.    Contract - Approve six-month contract with Lyndell Grey, in the amount of $10,221.56 for Services for District 2 Web Page maintenance and other general administrative assistance.

 

i.      Minutes – Approve minutes of October 2, 22, 23, November 6, 7 and 27, 2007.

 

j.      Resolution - Commending Steve Eubanks, Supervisor, Tahoe National Forest, upon his retirement and recognizing his exemplary service to the people of the Tahoe region.

 

17.  CLAIMS AGAINST THE COUNTY - Reject the following claims, as recommended by Counsel:

a.    07-115, Schallenberg, Frederick, Unstated, (Personal Injury).

b.    07-116, Denderuk, Viktor, $25,000+, (Personal Injury).

 

18.  COMMITTEES & COMMISSIONS:

a.    Auburn Veterans Memorial Hall Board – Accept letter of resignation from Helen Kleckner, Seat 8 (VFW 1942 Aux.).

 

b.    Foresthill Forum Municipal Advisory Council – Accept letter of resignation from Brenda Dabovich, Seat 7.

 

c.    Gold Run Cemetery – Approve reappointment of Al Baker to Seat 1, Karen Winter to Seat 2, Claudia Snyder to Seat 3, Daniel Ellison to Seat 4, Rosemary Frazelle to Seat 5, Richard Snyder to Seat 6 and Beverly Clark-Hunter to Seat 7.

 

d.    Kings Beach Area Design Review – Approve appointment of Wyatt Ogilvy to Seat 6 and reappointment of Hugh McBride to Seat 1, Julie Wainscoat to Seat 2, Chris Oberle to Seat 3 and Andrew Ryan to Seat 4, as requested by Supervisor Kranz.

 

e.    Mental Health, Alcohol, and Drug Advisory Board - Approve reappointment of Don Basham as a Public Interest Member for District 5; and appointment of Wesley Lamb as a Public Interest Member for District 2, and Kimberly Woodall as a Consumer Member for District 3.

 

f.     North Auburn Municipal Advisory Council – Accept letter of resignation from Georgia Emslie, Seat 1; and reappointment of Ken Gregory to Seat 2, Chuck Rydell to Seat 5 and David Keyes to Seat 7, as requested by Supervisor Holmes.

 

g.    Older Adult Advisory Committee – Approve appointment of Julie Nencini to Seat 5 (District 5), as requested by Supervisor Kranz.

 

h.    Penryn Municipal Advisory Council – Approve reappointment of Mike Bishop to Seat 2, Judy Bennett to Seat 3 and Gayle Russell to Seat 5, as requested by Supervisor Holmes.

 

i.      Planning Commission - Approve reappointment of Larry Sevison to Seat 6 (At-Large).

 

j.      Rural Lincoln Municipal Advisory Council – Approve reappointment of Deirdre Lefty to Seat 4 and Karla McAnally to Seat 5, as requested by Supervisor Weygandt.

 

k.     Squaw Valley Design Review – Approve reappointment of Russell Poulsen to Seat 4 and Christine Horvath to Seat 5, as requested by Supervisor Kranz.

 

l.      Tahoe Cemetery District – Approve reappointment of Robert Scoville to Seat 2 and Steve Glazer to Seat 4, as requested by Supervisor Kranz.

 

19.  COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY:

a.    Planning/Penryn Park Subdivision, Tract #947, Project #8381 - The Department has inspected the construction of all improvements within the project, located adjacent to Boyington Road in Penryn, and find the work to be in accordance with the approved standards. The Board is requested to accept the improvements as complete, authorize the Faithful Performance to be set at 25% immediately upon Board approval and Labor and Material at 50%, or the total of all claims, whichever is higher, for six months or longer if claims exist.

 

b.    Planning/Refund Request - Approve a Refund Request #PMLDT20070551 to Ron Baumgarten, in the amount of $1,200, for a Minor Land Division.

 

c.    Planning/Request to Withdraw – Accept a Request to Withdraw Appeal of the Premier Granite Bay Townhomes Project (PSUB-20070571).

 

20.  COUNTY CLERK/ELECTIONS - Approve contract with Graebel Van Lines, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $175,411, for Election Drayage Services.

 

21.  COUNTY COUNSEL - Approve a merit increase for Thomas Miller, County Executive Officer, from Grade 708, Step 3, to Grade 708, Step 4 at $101.02 per hour, retroactive to September 1, 2007.

 

22.  COUNTY EXECUTIVE - Resolution granting a special four-hour holiday for County employees during 2007 in observance of the Christmas or the New Year's holiday.

 

23.  FACILITY SERVICES:

a.    Agreement - Approve a blanket purchase order agreement with Placer County Resource Conservation District, in an amount not to exceed $30,000 per year, renewable for up to four years (not to exceed $120,000 in total for four years), to provide vegetation management, water pollution prevention and grant writing consultation services; and authorize the Purchasing Manager to execute.

 

b.    Agreement - Authorize the Chairman to sign agreement with SCS Engineers, in an amount not to exceed $160,819, for water quality monitoring services at the Meadow Vista, Loomis, Foresthill and Eastern Regional Landfills.

 

c.    Sheriff’s Boat Barn Relocation, Project #4796 - Approve plans and specifications and authorize staff to solicit bids for the project, located in the Placer County Government Center, in Auburn.

 

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 Order #14302 , Credit Card Aviation Fuel Purchases/Sheriff – Renew based on Defense Department Contract with Multi Service Corporation, in the maximum amount of $70,000.

 

b.    Blanket Purchase Order #14330 , Road Sweeping Services/Public Works – Renew as a result of Competitive Request for Quote #RQ041472 with Wells Sweeping LLC, in the maximum amount of $80,000.

 

c.    Blanket Purchase Order #14352 , Passenger Car, Truck & Heavy Equipment Tires/Public Works – Renew from a competitively bid Public Agency Cooperative Contract, in the maximum amount of $205,000.

 

d.    Competitive Bid #9753 , Various Chemicals/Facility Services - Award to Sierra Chemical Company, in the maximum amount of $80,000.

 

e.    Sole Source Blanket Purchase Order #14281 , Bio-Zyme Lift Station Maintainer/Facility Services - Renew with Brulin & Company, in the maximum amount of $85,800.

 

f.     Sole Source Blanket Purchase Order, Rescue Equipment//Place County Fire Department – Award to L.N. Curtis & Sons, in the maximum amount of $60,000.

 

25.  PUBLIC WORKS:

a.    Amendment - Resolution authorizing the Chairman to sign and approve Cooperative Agreement #03-0231, Amendment #2, with Caltrans which outlines changes in County and Caltrans responsibilities and secures additional funding for the Kings Beach Commercial Core Improvement Project.

 

b.    Blanket Purchase Order Contracts (BPO) - Resolution approving BPO contracts with Andregg Geomatics, Inc., Carter-Burgess, Inc., David Evans and Associates, Inc., MHM-Sacramento, Mackay and Somps Civil Engineers, Inc., and Wood Rodgers, Inc., in an amount of $150,000 per contract, not to exceed a total combined amount of $900,000; for surveying services for various public works projects in Placer County west of Donner Summit and authorize the Purchasing Manager to sign and execute and to transfer funds between BPO contracts as needed.

 

c.    Tahoe City Transit Center - Resolution committing matching funds, in an estimated amount of $40,000, to establish eligibility for Bicycle Transportation Account funding for the project.

 

26.  REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY BOARD - Resolution approving the 2007 Annual Report of the Redevelopment Agency.

 

27.  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 $250 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Roseville Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, as requested by Supervisor Rockholm.

 

b.    Approve appropriation in the amount of $150 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Woodcreek High School, Safe and Sober Grad Night “Cruz’n into the Future”, as requested by Supervisor Rockholm.

 

c.    Approve appropriation in the amount of $400 in Revenue Sharing monies to The People to People Student Ambassadors Program, as requested by Supervisor Rockholm ($150) and Supervisor Weygandt ($250).

 

d.    Approve appropriation in the amount of $150 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Roseville Host Lions Club, Christmas Food Basket Program, as requested by Supervisor Rockholm.

 

e.    Approve appropriation in the amount of $250 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Auburn Chamber of Commerce, Installation and Awards Dinner, as requested by Supervisor Holmes.

 

28.  SHERIFF - Approve modification to the Master Fixed Asset List and approve a budget revision for the Cal-MMET Program, in the amount not-to-exceed $20,000, for an Advanced Generation Tracking System; approve the sole source purchase of the system from Coleman Technologies, Inc. and authorize the Purchasing Manager to execute related documents. 

 

29.  TREASURER/TAX COLLECTOR:

a.    Placer Hills Fire Protection District - Approve the temporary borrowing of Treasury funds for FY 2007/08, in the estimated amount of $179,000, by the Placer Hills Fire Protection District.

 

b.    South Placer Fire Protection District – Ratify the temporary borrowing of Treasury funds for FY 2007/08, for an additional amount estimated to be $850,000, by the South Placer Fire Protection District, Fund 531, Sub-fund 430.

 

***End of Consent Agenda***

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING SCHEDULE:

January 08, 2008

January 22, 2008

February 05, 2008

February 26, 2008

March 11, 2008

March 18, 2008 (Strategic Planning)

March 25, 2008