COUNTY OF PLACER
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
TUESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2008
F.C. “Rocky” Rockholm, District 1, Vice Chairman Thomas Miller, County Executive
Robert Weygandt, District 2 Anthony J. La Bouff, County Counsel
Jim Holmes, District 3, Chairman Rich Colwell, Chief Assistant County Executive
Kirk Uhler, District 4 Mike Boyle, Assistant County Executive
Bruce Kranz, District 5 Holly Heinzen, Assistant County Executive
Ann Holman, Clerk of the Board
County Administrative Center, 175 Fulweiler Avenue, Auburn, CA 95603
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FLAG SALUTE – Led by Supervisor Weygandt.
STATEMENT OF MEETING PROCEDURES - Read by Clerk.
AGENDA APPROVAL – Removed Item 7a. MOTION Rockholm/Weygandt/Unanimous
PUBLIC COMMENT – None received.
SUPERVISOR’S COMMITTEE REPORTS – Supervisor Uhler advised Supervisor Holmes attended the Joint Powers Authority (JPA) of the Golden Sierra Job Training Agency meeting on his behalf. The JPA discussed Nevada County’s intent to withdraw from the JPA. A letter was written to the State saying if Nevada County wants to join another JPA that’s fine; however, we want the State to understand we will pursue any existing obligation that the JPA has and acknowledge the long term obligation to employees for pensions and long term health care benefits. Supervisor Rockholm advised he attended the SACTO meeting in Supervisor Uhlers absence. Chairman Holmes attended the Newcastle/Ophir Municipal Advisory Committee meeting and thanked Facility Services for providing area sewer analysis information. He read a letter from Lynn Howe thanking Animal Services in regard to a lost dog and the care received.
1. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS – Presentation of resolution 2008-14 commending Rick Dondro, Assistant Public Works Director, upon his retirement for 30 years of dedicated public service.
2. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS – Presentation of Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2006, by Placer County Board of Supervisors and Christine Vuletich, Director of Finance, City of South Lake Tahoe to Kathy Martinis, Auditor-Controller.
3. AGRICULTURE – Informational presentation on the October 2007 Placer Farm and Barn Tour.
4. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY:
a. Administration/Land Development Fees – Closed the public hearing to consider fee revisions for land development applications:
1. Ordinance 5498-B adopted amending Placer County Code Section 18.04.30 (Definitions) to change the definition of a “Major Project” to include Tentative Subdivision Maps, Conditional Use Permits, Development Agreements, Design Review Types A&B, General Plan Amendments, Rezonings and Zoning Text Amendments, Specific Plans and commercial structures greater than 10,000 square feet; and Placer County Code Section 17.58.015 to discontinue application of the fee for pre-development meetings toward the first environmental document and also to charge the same fee for elective meetings;
2. Resolution 2008-20 adopted approving fee changes to applications for certain entitlements including Conditional Use Permits, Design Review Type A&B, Development Agreements, General Plan Amendments, Rezoning and Zoning Text Amendments and Specific Plans to require a deposit equal to the current application fee and allow billing of actual hours spent reviewing the project. The associated fee schedule also includes a CPI increase of 3.4%.
b. Engineering & Surveying/Survey Document Review Fees – Public hearing closed. Ordinance 5499-B adopted revising Article 2.18 Community Development/Resource Agency; Article 16.16 Final Maps; and Article 16.20 Minor Subdivisions of the County Code to provide for increasing fees charged for review of Final Subdivision Maps, Final Parcel Maps and Records of Survey.
5. COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICE – Accepted the Mid-Year Review and 2008-09 Proposed Budget.
6. ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES/PROCUREMENT – Authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the following:
a. Competitive Bid #9750/Eleven Gas Electric Hybrid Vehicles/Public Works/Fleet Services - Awarded to Longo Toyota, in the amount of $259,582.26. MOTION Rockholm/Uhler/Unanimous
b. Competitive Bid #9756/Asphalt Concrete/Public Works – Awarded to Baldwin Contracting (Lincoln), Teichert Aggregates (Truckee), and Vulcan Materials (Roseville & Grass Valley), in the maximum aggregate amount of $942,300. MOTION Rockholm/Weygandt/Unanimous
7. FACILITY SERVICES/CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS:
Space Program/South Placer Adult Correctional Facility - Approved
and authorized the Chairman to sign the amendment to the consultant services
agreement with Jay Farbstein & Associates, Inc. Amendment includes a fee
proposal increase of $99,000, for a revised not to exceed contract amount of
b. Design Build Delivery Phase I, South Placer Adult Corrections Facility, Project #4764 - Approved an agreement with Vanir Construction Management, Inc., to provide project and construction management services for the project located in Roseville and authorized the Chairman to execute the agreement in an amount not-to-exceed $450,000.
8. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES/CHILDREN’S SYSTEM OF CARE - Approved the FY 2007-08 cooperative agreement with Placer County Office of Education (PCOE) to jointly meet the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and State/County mental health mandates, with PCOE to reimburse Placer County for providing mandated mental health services in the amount of $1,603,647, and Placer County to reimburse PCOE for facility, administrative, and staffing costs related to the programs in the amount of $578,398 and approved a budget revision in the amount of $1,586,465 to appropriately budget expenditures under this agreement.
MOTION Uhler/Weygandt VOTE 4:0 (Holmes abstained)
9. PUBLIC WORKS/PROPOSITION 1B TRANSIT PROJECT LIST – Resolution 2008-21 adopted approving project list totaling $1,001,615 for Proposition 1B Transit Funding for 1) Six (6) Dial-A-Ride buses; 2) Revenue Collection System-PCT; 3) Data Server-TART; and 4) Tahoe City Transit Center.
10. COUNTY COUNSEL/CLOSED SESSION REPORT:
(A) §54956.9 - CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL
1. Existing Litigation:
(a) Lisabeth Armstrong vs. County of Placer, et al., Placer County Superior Court Case No.: SCV-22150 – The Board provided the defense to the named employee with the standard reservations directing County Counsel’s Office to handle the matter.
(b) Walter Fickewirth and Robyn Fickewirth vs. County of Placer, et al., Placer County Superior Court Case No.: SCV-16643 - The Board was advised of the status of the satisfaction of the judgment in that matter.
(c) Meadow Vista Protection vs. County of Placer, et al., Placer County Superior Court Case No.: SCV-22244 – The Board authorized the retention of Rick Crabtree to provide the defense to the County in that matter and received a report from Counsel and gave further direction.
(B) §54957.6 - CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR – The Board met with its Labor Negotiators to discuss DSA issues.
Employee organization: PPEO/DSA/Management
CONSENT AGENDA (Items 11-22) – Removed Item 12 and moved Item 14 for discussion. Consent Agenda approved as amended with action as indicated. The Board adjourned as the In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority Board for Item #13c and the Redevelopment Agency Board for Item #21.
11. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS:
a. Resolution 2008-14 adopted commending Rick Dondro, assistant Public Works Director, upon his retirement for 30 years of dedicated public service.
b. Resolution 2008-15 adopted commending the Auburn Placer Performing Arts Committee in support of the State Theatre Performing Arts Center Project.
c. Approved five commendations recognizing selected individuals and local businesses honored by the Sacramento Metro Chamber for their significant contributions to the Sacramento region during the 2007 “Distinguished Business Awards” dinner to be held on January 25, 2008.
d. Confirmed the Board of Supervisors 2008 Boards and Commissions Assignments as designated at the January 8, 2008 meeting.
Air Pollution Control District Board (Holmes, Uhler, Weygandt); American River Authority (Kranz, Weygandt Alternate); Area 4 Agency on Aging Advisory/Governing/JPA Boards (Holmes Alternate, Alice Gonzales Primary Member); Auburn City Council/Placer County Liaison Committee (Holmes); Auburn Dam Council (Kranz, Holmes Alternate); City County Committee for Regional Development Issues (Rockholm, Weygandt, Uhler Alternate); Community Services Commission (Holmes) Criminal Justice Policy Committee (Rockholm); CSAC/Board of Directors (Holmes, Rockholm Alternate); CSAC/Sacramento Motherlode Supervisors Assn (Holmes, Rockholm Alternate); Economic Development Board (Weygandt, Kranz); First Five Children & Families Commission (Holmes); First Time Homebuyer Mortgage Revenue Bond Program (Kranz,); Flood Control & Water Conservation District Board of Directors (Weygandt, Rockholm); Foothills Airport Land Use Commission (Kranz); Golden Sierra Job Training Agency governing Board (Uhler, Holmes Alternate); High Sierra Resource Conservation & Development Area (Kranz); Highway 65 Joint Powers Authority (Weygandt, Rockholm Alternate); Investment Oversight Committee (Weygandt); Local Agency Formation Commission (Rockholm, Weygandt, Holmes Alternate); Mental Health Alcohol & Drug Advisory Board (Holmes); Middle Fork Project Finance Authority (Holmes, Weygandt, Kranz Alternate) Mountain Counties Air Basin (Holmes, Kranz Alternate); Mountain Counties Water Resources Council (Kranz, Holmes Alternate); National Association of Counties (Kranz, Rockholm Alternate); National Association of Counties Western Interstate Region (Kranz, Rockholm Alternate); Older Adult Advisory Commission (Holmes); Placer County Indian Gaming Local Community Benefit Committee (Weygandt, Kranz); Placer County Transportation Planning agency (Holmes, Uhler, Rockholm Alternate); Placer County Transportation Planning Agency Countywide Steering Committee (Weygandt); Placer County Water Resource Council (Weygandt, Rockholm Alternate); Placer Mosquito & Vector Control District (Galen Clothier); Placer/Nevada Wastewater Authority JPA (Weygandt, Holmes Alternate); Placer Parkway Policy Advisory Committee (Weygandt, Rockholm); Regional Council of Rural Counties (Kranz, Holmes Alternate); Sacramento Area Commerce & Trade Organization (Uhler, Rockholm Alternate); Sacramento Area Council of Governments (Rockholm, Uhler Alternate); Sacramento Area Council of Governments Advisory Committee Rancho Cordova-South Placer Connector (Rockholm); Sacramento Area Council of Governments Capital Valley Regional Service Authority (Rockholm, Uhler Alternate; Sacramento Valley Air Pollution Control Council (Weygandt Alternate); Sierra Economic Development District (Kranz); Sierra Nevada Conservancy (Weygandt); Sierra Planning Organization (Kranz); Sierra Sacramento Valley Emergency Medical Services Agency (Holmes, Rockholm Alternate); Solid Waste Independent Hearing Panel (Kranz); Solid Waste Local Task Force (CEO); South Placer Regional Transportation Authority (Uhler, Rockholm Alternate); Sub-Committee Policy Advisory Committee (Uhler, Rockholm); South Placer Regional Wastewater Authority (Rockholm, Weygandt); Tahoe Air Basin (Kranz); Tahoe Conservancy (Larry Sevison, Kranz Alternate); Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (Kranz, Larry Sevison Alternate); Tahoe Regional Planning Agency Advisory Planning Commission (Jennifer Merchant, Leo Poppoff Alternate); Tahoe Transportation District (Kranz); Tribal County Advisory Committee (Weygandt, Kranz); Veterans Memorial Hall Board (Rockholm, Weygandt, Holmes, Kranz); Water Resources & Energy Committee (Holmes, Weygandt); Western Placer Waste Management Authority (Weygandt, Rockholm).
e. Approved minutes of January 8, 2008.
SERVICES/BLANKET PURCHASE ORDER #14519 – Approved issuing a change order to
increase the existing Blanket Purchase Order with LexisNexis by an additional
$26,000 and authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the resulting Change
13. COMMITTEES & COMMISSIONS:
a. Area 4 Agency on Aging Advisory Council – Approved reappointment of Alice Gonzales to Seat 1, representing the Board of Supervisors.
b. CSA 28, Zone 165 Dry Creek Area Fire Service Community Advisory Committee – Approved reappointment of Noe Fierros to Seat 2, Richard Glaser to Seat 5, and Terry Dee Webb to Seat 6.
c. In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) Advisory Committee - Approved reappointment of Michael Fletcher to Seat #8, representing the California IHSS Consumer Alliance.
d. North Lake Tahoe Resort Association Board of Directors – Approved reappointment of Roger Beck to Seat 1 representing the Resort at Squaw Creek.
e. Placer County Older Adult Advisory Commission – Approved reappointment of Helen Tierney-Bale to Seat 8 (Public-at-Large).
f. Placer Sierra Fire Safe Council – Approved reappointments of John Fee to Seat 1 and Karen Calvert to Seat 5.
g. Tahoe City Design Review – Approved appointment of Michael Bernard to Seat 3, Gary McKelvey to Seat 4, Clare Walton to Seat 8 and reappointment of Gary Davis to Seat 1, Sherry Guzzi to Seat 5, Nancy Dodge to Seat 7 and Don Fulda to Seat 8, as requested by Supervisor Kranz.
h. Wastewater Advisory Committee – Approved appointment of Kevin Bell to Seat 4, representing Facility Services.
14. MOVED FOR DISCUSSION COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY/ENGINEERING & SURVEYING - Northstar Northside, PSUB-T20060278 Project #DPN 8440 “Village Walk Townhomes Phase 1” aka “The Northside Phase 1”, Tract #950 – Accept the project as complete and authorize Faithful Performance to be set at 25% immediately upon Board approval and Labor and Materials at 50% or the total of all claims, whichever is higher, for six months or longer if claims exist.
15. COUNTY COUNSEL - Appointed Anthony J. La Bouff, County Counsel, or a designated representative of his office, and Levin, Placer County Bar Association President to the Law Library Board of Trustees.
16. COUNTY EXECUTIVE:
a. Administration – Approved a merit increase for Ken Grehm, Director of Public Works from Grade 667 Step 4 to Grade 667 Step 5, at $74.06 per hour, retroactive to January 5, 2008.
b. Administration – Approved a merit increase for Shirley K. Johnson, Assistant County Clerk for Clerk-Recorder-Elections, from Grade 459 Step 1 to Grade 459 Step 2, at $49.87 per hour, which includes longevity, retroactive to November 10, 2007.
c. Administration – Approved the North Lake Tahoe Resort Association’s proposed expenditure of budgeted infrastructure funds for a Soccer and Parking Facility, in the amount of $50,000 and a North Lake Tahoe Regional Wayfinding Signage Program Guidelines Manual, in the amount of $138,000.
d. Emergency Services – Ratified Ordinance 2007-05 Automatic Sprinkler Code of the Squaw Valley Public Service District.
e. Emergency Services – Approved appointment of Brad Harris, Chief, Nevada-Yuba-Placer Ranger Unit, CAL FIRE to serve as the Placer County Fire Warden.
f. Emergency Services – Resolution 2008-16 adopted terminating the Declaration of Local Emergency made by the Board on January 8, 2008.
17. FACILITY SERVICES:
a. Museums/Collections Management Policy - Resolution 2008-17 adopted approving the Museums Division Collections Management Policy to acquire, maintain, conserve and display objects which are significant to the people, history and culture of Placer County.
b. Property Management/Tahoe City Library - Approved the expenditure by Facility Services of $20,027.68 for the County’s pro-rata share of the cost for replacement of the Tahoe City Library roof and approved a Budget Revision appropriating Library funds in the Building Maintenance budget.
c. Capital Improvements/100 Ramp Remodel Project #4744B – Approved a Consultant Services Agreement with Madsen, Flathmann, Dameron & Babcock (MFDB) Architects Inc., to provide architectural and engineering services for the project located in the Placer County Government Center in north Auburn and authorized the Chairman to execute the agreement in an amount not-to-exceed $188,150.
18. HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES:
a. Community Health & Clinics - Approved the FY 2007-08 cooperative agreement with Sutter Roseville Medical Center Foundation (SRMC) to reimburse Placer County for providing parenting classes to pregnant and parenting teenagers in Placer County in the amount of $22,325, and authorized the Director of Health and Human Services to sign the agreement and subsequent amendments up to 10% of the total contract amount.
b. Children’s System of Care - Approved award of Request for Proposals #9719 for a Kinship Support Services Program and the resulting FY 2007-08 contract in the amount of $180,000 to the Child Abuse Prevention Council of Placer County, and authorized the Director of Health and Human Services to sign the contract and subsequent amendments up to 10% of the total contract amount and approved a budget revision in the amount of $180,000 to appropriately budget expenditures under this agreement.
c. Adult System of Care - Approved a contract employee agreement with Carlos Solis, M.D. for the provision of psychiatric services from January 22, 2008 through January 21, 2009 (.55 FTE and including 10 weeks of after hours on-call), to replace another full-time contract that expired on December 31, 2007, for a total compensation package of $194,591, and authorized the Director of Health and Human Services to sign the agreement and subsequent amendments up to 10% of the original contract amount.
19. PUBLIC WORKS:
a. Abandonment - Resolution 2008-18 adopted abandoning the public road easement rights on Mandarin Hill Court in the Newcastle area, reserving a private road easement, emergency vehicle access easement and public utility easement.
b. Fixed Assets – Amended the FY 2007/08 Master Fixed Asset List to reflect three (3) Sheriff Unmarked Sedans @ $26,000, three (3) Intermediate Sedans @ $18,500, and five (5) Hybrid Sedans @ $26,000 for a total of $263,500 to eleven (11) Hybrid Sedans at the same dollar amount, $263,500 and one Full-size Pickup for $23,500 to one (1) ¾ Ton Cargo Van for $23,500 for Facilities, Building Maintenance.
c. Fixed Assets – Approved a Budget Revision increasing Fleet Services’ Fixed Asset Account #4451 by $173,197.50 for seven Toyota Prius vehicles and amending the FY 2007/2008 Master Fixed Asset List.
20. PROCUREMENT SERVICES - In accordance with County Policy, non-contested competitively awarded bids under $250,000 are placed on the Consent Agenda. Authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the following:
a. Purchase Order/Three Starcraft Allstar Type III Paratransit Buses/Public Works/Fleet Services – Approved award of a Purchase Order awarded from a State of California, Department of General Services Competitive Contract with Buswest in the aggregate amount of $163,063.14.
b. Competitive Bid #9765/Local Equipment Rentals/Public Works/Facility Services - Awarded to Placer Equipment Rentals and United Rentals, Inc., in the maximum aggregate amount of $151,000.
c. Blanket Purchase Order #14421/Forensic Toxicology Laboratory Services/Sheriff – Approved renewal with National Medical Services in the maximum amount of $70,000.
21. REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY - Resolution 2008-19 adopted approving the Design Plans and Specifications of the Kings Beach Gateway Monument Sign, and authorizing advertising the project for bids.
22. 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 of $900 in Revenue Sharing monies to The Gathering Inn, as requested by Supervisor Rockholm ($150), Supervisor Holmes ($500) and Supervisor Uhler ($250).
b. Approved appropriation of $750 in Revenue Sharing monies to the PEACE for Families “Have a Heart for PEACE” Black Tie Gala, as requested by Supervisor Rockholm, Supervisor Holmes ($250) and Supervisor Uhler ($250 each).
c. Approved appropriation of $650 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Placer Land Trust Conservator Dinner and Award Ceremony, as requested by Supervisor Rockholm ($150), Supervisor Weygandt ($250) and Supervisor Holmes ($250).
d. Approve appropriation of $250 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Lincoln High School Sober Grad Night 2008 as requested by Supervisor Weygandt ($250).
e. Approved appropriation of $400 in revenue sharing monies to the Child Advocates of Placer County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Program as requested by Supervisor Rockholm ($200) and Supervisor Holmes ($200).
f. Approved appropriation of $250 in Revenue Sharing monies to the PlacerGROWN 13th Annual Food and Farm Conference as requested by Supervisor Holmes ($250).
g. Approved appropriation of $400 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Ride to Walk Therapeutic Horseback Riding Program as requested by Supervisor Rockholm ($150) and Supervisor Uhler ($250).
***End of Consent Agenda***
THE FOLLOWING ITEM WAS MOVED FOR DISCUSSION:
14. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY/ENGINEERING & SURVEYING - Northstar Northside, PSUB-T20060278 Project #DPN 8440 “Village Walk Townhomes Phase 1” aka “The Northside Phase 1”, Tract #950 – Conditionally accepted the project as complete and authorized Faithful Performance to be set at 25% immediately upon Board approval and Labor and Materials at 50% or the total of all claims, whichever is higher, for six months or longer if claims exist, subject to Placer County receiving verification from the North Star Community Service District Board that the improvements for sewer and water are complete. MOTION Kranz/Rockholm/Unanimous
ITEMS FOR INFORMATION:
a. Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for Fiscal Year ended June 30, 2007.
b. Miscellaneous refunds, other than taxes, of $1,000 or less deposited in error into the County Treasury.
ADJOURNMENT – Next regular meeting is Tuesday, February 5, 2008.
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ 2008 MEETING SCHEDULE:
February 5, 2008
February 26, 2008
March 11, 2008
March 18, 2008 (Strategic Planning)
March 25, 2008