COUNTY OF PLACER

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

TUESDAY, APRIL 15, 2008

AGENDA

9:00 a.m.

 

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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MEETING LOCATION:

North Tahoe Conference Center

8318 North Lake Boulevard

Kings Beach, CA  96143

9:00 a.m.

FLAG SALUTE – Led by Supervisor Kranz.

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 4-8) - All items on the Consent Agenda (Items 9 thru 23) 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. 

Action:

 

TIMED ITEMS TO BE DISCUSSED AT THE TIME SHOWN

 9:15 a.m.

 1**.   COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY/PLANNING/REZONE DONNER-TRUCKEE COMMERCIAL CENTER AND VETERINARY HOSPITAL (PREA T20070547) (PDF-5,310 KB)Public hearing to consider a request from Thomas Parilo & Associates on behalf of Dr. Craig Machado amending Placer County Code Chapter 17, Map S-11 to rezone APN 080-270-038-000 from Farm (F) zone designation to Commercial Planned Development, Combining Design Sierra District (CPD-Ds) to allow for the development of a retail commercial center and the replacement of the existing veterinary hospital.  The project site comprises of approximately 1.6 acres and is located on the west side of Highway 267, north of Schaffer Mill Road in the Truckee area.

       Action:

 

 9:30 a.m.

 2.   FACILITY SERVICES/EASTERN REGIONAL MATERIALS RECOVERY FACILITY/FRANCHISE AREAS 2 AND 3 (PDF-714 KB) - Public hearing to consider approval of solid waste tipping fee increases at the Eastern Regional Materials Recovery Facility, and collection fee increases in Franchise Areas 2 and 3 (all parts of Placer County, east of Colfax with the exception of Foresthill); adopt a resolution authorizing the Chairman to sign the amendment that incorporates the recommended fee increases; and make a finding pursuant to Section 21080(b)(8) of the Public Resource Code that the fees are derived directly from the cost of providing service and are necessary to meet operating expenses required for maintenance of service, and are therefore exempt from environmental review.

       Action:

 

ADJOURN AS THE PLACER COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISOR AND

CONVENE AS THE PLACER COUNTY HOUSING AUTHORITY

 9:45 a.m.

 3.   HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES/PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY PLAN (PDF-165 KB) :

a.    Public hearing to receive public comment regarding the Placer County Housing Authority Streamlined Annual Public Housing Agency Plan for FY 2008/2009, and

 

b.    Consider adoption of a resolution authorizing submission of Placer County’s Annual Public Housing Agency Plan for FY 2008/2009 and certification of program compliance to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.  This would secure $1,640,619 in federal funding for the Placer County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program to provide subsidized housing for over 260 families.

       Action:

ADJOURN AS THE PLACER COUNTY HOUSING AUTHORITY AND

RECONVENE AS THE PLACER COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

 

 9:55 a.m.

 4.   COUNTY EXECUTIVE/LEGISLATION (PDF-940KB)– Introduction of an ordinance, amending Chapter 9 Public Peace, Safety & Welfare; Article 9.08 Offenses Against Public Peace and Decency, to include 9.08.030 to ban alcohol on portions of the Truckee River during designated summer holiday periods.

       Action:

 

DEPARTMENT ITEMS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR ACTION AS TIME ALLOWS

 

DEPARTMENT ITEMS:

 5.   FACILITY SERVICES/DEMOLITION OF BUILDINGS 01, 06, 07, 08, 8M & 416, PROJECT #4630D (Placer County Government Center/Auburn) (PDF-130KB) - Approve Plans and Specifications and authorize staff to solicit bids for the project; approve a resolution authorizing the Director of Facility Services to award and execute a demolition contract in an amount not-to-exceed $300,000, upon review and approval by County Counsel and Risk Management, and delegating authority to approve any necessary change orders consistent with the County Purchasing Manual and Section 20142 of the Public Contract Code.

       Action:

 

 6.   HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES/COMMUNITY HEALTH AND CLINICS/GRANT FUNDS TO REDUCE CHILDHOOD ASTHMA AND IMPROVE AIR QUALITY (PDF-125KB) - Authorize the Director of Health and Human Services to execute contracts with the Child Abuse Prevention Council of Placer County ($15,000), North Tahoe Family Resource Center ($15,000), and Truckee Tahoe Community Foundation ($40,000) for work on the project “Human Health Impacts of Air Pollution.”

       Action:

 

 7.   PUBLIC WORKS:

a.    Lake Forest Erosion Control Project, Area A (Dollar Point) (PDF-189KB)– Resolution authorizing the Chairman to sign Professional Services Agreement #73243, Amendment #2, with Camp, Dresser, & McKee, Inc., in the amount of $72,190 and authorize the Director of Public Works to approve and sign future amendments up to $7,219, to increase construction management services.

       Action:

 

b.    Tahoe Estates Erosion Control Project (PDF-186KB)– Resolution authorizing the Chairman to sign Professional Services Agreement #73201, Amendment #3, with Camp, Dresser, & McKee, Inc., in the amount of $190,000 and authorize the Director of Public Works to approve and sign future amendments up to $19,000, to provide engineering oversight and construction management services.

       Action:

 

c.    Tahoe Area Regional Transit (PDF-96KB)– Authorize the Chairman and Public Works Director to execute a Memorandum of Understanding with the Truckee-North Tahoe Transportation Management Association to reimburse Placer County for transit services between Truckee, Squaw Valley, Tahoe City and Crystal Bay during the winter of 2007/2008, in an amount not to exceed $171,400.

       Action:

 

d.    Dial-a-Ride Bus Purchase/Proposition 1B Funds (PDF-144KB)– Approve a budget revision, in the amount of $390,000, to add six dial-a-ride buses to the master fixed asset list and authorize the Purchasing Manager to issue a purchase order off of the State Contract and execute all contracts in an amount not to exceed $390,000.

       Action:

 

 8.   COUNTY COUNSEL/ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION (PDF-60KB) :

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)   Robert Turney, WCAB Claim, WCAB Number: SAC 0358398

2.    Anticipated Litigation:

(a)   Initiation of litigation pursuant to subdivision (c) of Government Code §54956.9: one potential case.

(B)  §54957.6 - CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR

(a)   Agency negotiator: CEO/Personnel Director,

Employee organization: PPEO/DSA/Management

(C)  §54956.8 – CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR

       Property: APN 017-283-012, Negotiating Parties:  County of Placer and Cawley and Associates

       Under Negotiation: Price, terms of payment and conditions of lease

 

Adjourn as the Placer County Board of Supervisors and

convene as the Placer County Redevelopment Agency Board

(D)  §54956.8 – CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR

       Property: APNs 090-221-012, 090-221-026 and 090-221-027

       Negotiating Parties: County of Placer Redevelopment Agency and William Johnson and Phillip McPhail

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

Adjourn as the Redevelopment Agency Board and

reconvene as the Placer County Board of Supervisors

       CLOSED SESSION REPORT:

 

CONSENT AGENDA (Pages 4-8) - All items on the Consent Agenda (Items 9 thru 23) 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. 

Action:

 

 9.   ORDINANCE – Second Reading:

a.    Auditor/Personnel/Meal Allowances (PDF-331KB)- Ordinance approving amendments to uncodified ordinances 5442-B, 5443-B, and 5444-B to implement revisions to the County’s meal allowance policies and practices in order to bring the County into alignment with Internal Revenue Service (IRS) regulations and IRS recommendations for tax and per diem practices.

 

10.  BOARD OF SUPERVISORS:

a.    Approve minutes of March 11, 2008 and March 18, 2008 (PDF-447KB).

 

b.    Commendation recognizing Gerald F. Johnson (PDF-104KB) for his service to the community of Lincoln as City Manager from August 2001 to April 30, 2008.

 

c.    Resolution in support of the 17th annual “America’s Most Beautiful Bike Ride” (PDF-98KB) to be held on Sunday June 1, 2008 around Lake Tahoe.

 

d.    Proclamation declaring April 22, 2008 as Earth Day in Placer County (PDF-86KB).

 

11.  CLAIMS AGAINST THE COUNTY (PDF-53KB) – Reject the following claims, as recommended by Counsel:

a.    08-016, Thayer, Steven, $1,163, (Property Damage).

b.    08-035, Vail, Kim, $308.20, (Property Damage).

c.    08-048, Nevin, Patrick, $25,000, (Bodily Injury).

 

12.  CLAIMS AGAINST THE COUNTY (PDF-53KB) – Reject the following application for leave to present a late claim and its underlying claim, as recommended by Counsel:

a.    08-036, Osborn, Tony, (Personal Injury), $97,000.

 

13.  COMMITTEES AND COMMISSIONS:

a.    Older Adult Advisory Commission (PDF-146KB) – Approve reappointment of Phillip Johannsen to Seat 18, representing Senior Service Organizations.

 

b.    Resource Conservation District (PDF-152KB) – Approve appointment of Andrew (Dave) Funk to Seat 1.

 

c.    Solid Waste Independent Hearing Panel (PDF-80KB) – Approve reappointment of Terry Bosik to Seat 2 and Gerald Brentnall, Jr. to Seat 3.

 

d.    Tahoe City Design Review Committee (PDF-122KB) – Accept letter of resignation from Nancy Dodge (Seat #7) effective March 4, 2008.

 

e.    Veterans Memorial Hall Board (Lincoln) (PDF-107KB) – Accept letter of resignation from George Schwartz (Alternate Seat #1), effective March 12, 2008.

 

14.  COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY/ENGINEERING & SURVEYING:

a.    Martis Camp (aka Siller Ranch) Unit #5, Tract #981 (PDF-124KB) - Approve the Final Map, authorize the Chairman to sign the Subdivision Improvement Agreement, and recording.  Subject property is located in Martis Valley.

 

b.    Timilick Tahoe (aka Eaglewood) Phases 1A & 1B, PSCP-T20040186 Project #DPN 8327, Tracts 941 & 942 (473-KB) – Subject property is located at the end of Schaffer Mill Road off Highway 267 in Martis Valley:

1.    Accept the Timilick Tahoe Phases 1A and 1B improvements as complete;

2.    Authorize the following reduction to the Timilick Tahoe Phases 1A and 1B Faithful Performance and Labor/Materials sureties:

Bond No. K07467965 issued for $4,095,785.43:

a) Reduce only that amount of the Faithful Performance bond in excess of the Mechanics Lien to 25% resulting in a bond amount of $3,010,829.85,

b) Reduce only that portion of the Labor/Materials bond in excess of the Mechanics Lien 50% resulting in a bond amount of $3,372,481.72, for six months or longer if claims exist;

Bond #K07467977 issued for $4,180,000:

a) Reduce the amount of the Faithful Performance bond to 25% resulting in a bond amount of $1,045,000.

b) Reduce the amount of the Labor/Materials bond to 50% resulting in a bond amount of $2,090,000, for six months or longer if claims exist;

3.    Approve a resolution authorizing the Director of Facility Services, or his designee, to execute all documents and take such other actions as may be necessary or appropriate to implement the acquisition of Parcel 1 of Book 31 of Parcel Maps, page 147 for County park site and open space use; grant sites to the Placer County Water Agency for a well and service facility on said property; and, record grant deeds and necessary easements associated to these property transactions; and

4.    Approve the addition of the Parcel 1 of Book 31 of Parcel Maps page 147 to the Master Fixed Asset List.

 

15.  COUNTY EXECUTIVE:

a.    Merit Increase (PDF-53KB) – Approve a 5% merit increase for Karin E. Schwab, Deputy County Counsel IV, from Grade 469 Step 3 to Grade 469 Step 4 at $57.84 per hour, retroactive to March 1, 2008.

 

b.    Merit Increase (PDF-48KB) – Approve a 5% merit increase for William P. Garner, Public Works Manager, from Grade 452 Step 2 to Grade 452 Step 3 at $46.52 per hour, retroactive to March 15, 2008.

 

16.  FACILITY SERVICES:

a.    Sewer Maintenance District #3/FY 2007-08 Final Budget (PDF-109KB) - Approve a budget revision transferring $30,500 in appropriations from “Buildings and Improvements” to “Equipment”, and approve the addition of three pieces of equipment to the Master Fixed Asset List.

 

b.    Hidden Falls Regional Park (PDF-151KB) - Resolution appointing the Director of Facility Services as agent of the County to execute all documents and activities necessary for the acceptance and administration of a Sierra Nevada Conservancy Proposition 84 Grants Program award to fund trail connectivity studies for the Hidden Falls Regional Park in the amount of $140,000.

 

c.    Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) and SunCal Property Transactions/Extend Close of Escrow Authorize the Director of Facility Services to revise the Close of Escrow date to May 31, 2009 for the transaction agreements associated with County owned real property at the antenna site in Penryn, California (PDF-796KB):

1.        Approve a transfer of Real Property between the County and PCWA for the exchange of 1.66± acres of County property within a portion of APN 031-190-012 for 1.76± acres of PCWA property within a portion of APN 031-190-011.

 

2.    Approve Agreement of Purchase and Sale between the County and SunCal Bickford Ranch LLC (SunCal) for the sale of approximately 1.45± acres of surplus County property within a portion of APN 031-190-012.

 

d.    Bill Santucci Justice Center (SJC) (PDF-335KB) - Resolution authorizing the Director of Facility Services to execute on behalf of Placer County all documentation, including the City of Roseville Tentative and Final Parcel Maps for the SJC; prepare and approve a parking agreement between the County and J.B. Management L.P. (JBM) for the benefit of the Courthouse parcel; and take all other actions necessary for the acceptance, grant, and recordation of easement rights associated with the approval of documents pertinent to the City of Roseville development approval process, including the grant and acceptance of easement rights to and from JBM, subject to County Counsel review and approval.

 

17.  HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES:

a.    Adult System of Care (PDF-152KB)- Approve the purchase of two hybrid vehicles for use by Mental Health Services for the daily transportation of clients.  Purchase of these vehicles with available Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) funds will result in an estimated annual cost savings of $14,058 for the department.  Specifically:

1.    Approve a Budget Revision transferring $47,024 to Public Works for purchase of the vehicles from Longo Toyota of El Monte, CA in accordance with Placer County Competitive Bid #9750 in the total aggregate amount of $47,023.50;

2.    Authorize the Purchasing Manager to make the purchases, and

3.    Add vehicles to the Master Fixed Asset List.

 

b.    Children’s System of Care (PDF-99KB) – Authorize the Director of Health and Human Services to execute a $57,000 contract amendment with Herrera Marketing and Public Relations for outreach and educational services related to child welfare in Placer County.  This action will increase the total contract amount from $45,000 to $102,000.  Grant funds were previously dedicated for this purpose and are required to be utilized in this specific manner.

 

18.  PERSONNEL (PDF-127KB) - Approve the renewal of Contract #KN020650 with Managed Health Network to provide Placer County’s 2008 Employee Assistance Program, and authorize the Purchasing Manager to sign the contract renewal for a maximum amount of $191,350 for the period of January 1, 2008 to December 31, 2008.  This represents a 10% reduction of $15,745 over the prior year.

 

19.  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/Janitorial Services/Facility Services (PDF-119KB) - Renew Blanket Purchase Orders #14638 and #14639 as a result of Competitive Bid #9536 with J C Nelson Supply and Unisource Supply, in the maximum aggregate amount of $204,000.

 

b.    Competitive Bid #9786/Tree Trimming and Removal Services/Facility Services (PDF-83KB) - Award to West Coast Arborists, in the maximum amount of $50,000.

 

c.    Blanket Purchase Order/Building Materials/Facility Services (PDF-83KB) - Renew Negotiated Blanket Purchase Order with Diamond Pacific, in the maximum amount of $80,000.

 

20.  PUBLIC WORKS:

a.    Laurel Avenue Waterline Improvement/Tahoe Estates (PDF-413KB) – Resolution approving a cooperative agreement between the Department of Public Works and the North Tahoe Public Utility District (NTPUD) to perform utility work on a NTPUD waterline in concert with the Tahoe Estates Erosion Control Project which will construct water quality improvements on Laurel Avenue; and authorize the Director of Public Works or his designee to execute the cooperative agreement.

 

b.    Foresthill Road Rock Blasting Project (PDF-116KB) – Resolution approving emergency expenditures associated with the project, allowing the Board of Supervisors to waive the Public Contract Code’s formal bidding requirements and authorize the Purchasing Manager to execute a contract with Lorang Brothers Construction, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $75,000.

 

c.    Lake Tahoe Marathon (PDF-112KB) – Resolution supporting the Lake Tahoe Marathon and the temporary restriction of traffic on State Highway 89 on Sunday, September 28, 2008.

 

21.  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 of $500 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Auburn Rotary Club 8th Annual Community Day Fun Run (PDF-191KB), as requested by Supervisor Rockholm ($250) and Supervisor Holmes ($250).

 

b.    Approve appropriation of $500 in Revenue Sharing monies to Old Town Auburn Preservation Society Gold Country Medical History Museum Renovation Project (PDF-154KB), as requested by Supervisor Holmes.

 

c.    Approve appropriation of $100 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Placer High School Lady Hillmen Basketball Program (PDF-117KB), as requested by Supervisor Holmes.

 

d.    Approve appropriation of $200 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Placer Society for the Prevention and Cruelty to Animals Funny Bones Comedy Awards Event (PDF-208KB), as requested by Supervisor Weygandt.

 

e.    Approve appropriation of $500 in revenue Sharing monies to the Sierra College Foundation A Taste of Excellence Event (PDF-148KB), as requested by Supervisor Weygandt.

 

f.     Approve appropriation of $200 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Acres of Hope “A Taste for Hope Event” (PDF-238KB), as requested by Supervisor Weygandt.

 

g.    Approve appropriation of $200 in Revenue Sharing monies to The Placer Care Coalition 8th Annual Raising Spirits Event (PDF-124KB), as requested by Supervisor Weygandt.

 

h.    Approve appropriation of $200 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Placer County Peer Court Coroner’s Visitation Program (PDF-161KB), as requested by Supervisor Weygandt.

 

i.      Approve appropriation of $1,200 in Revenue Sharing monies to the City of Rocklin 2008 Rocklin Granite Jubilee (PDF-133KB), as requested by Supervisor Weygandt.

 

j.      Approve appropriation of $200 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Child Advocates of Placer County Court Appointed Special Advocates Program (PDF-134KB), as requested by Supervisor Weygandt.

 

k.     Approve appropriation of $200 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Child Abuse Prevention Council 10th Annual “Putting Children First” Awards Luncheon (PDF-128KB), as requested by Supervisor Weygandt.

 

22.  SHERIFF:

a.    U.S. Forest Service (PDF-702KB) - Approve two contracts between the Sheriff’s Department and the U.S. Forest Service for services provided by the Sheriff’s Department for the current year and authorize the Sheriff-Coroner-Marshal to execute the contract documents.  The services include Visitor Protection Cooperative Patrol and Controlled Substances on Federal lands.  The term of the contract is from the last signature date through September 2008 and has a maximum reimbursement amount of $32,000.

 

b.    State Department of Boating and Waterways (PDF-1,356KB) - Resolution authorizing the Sheriff-Coroner-Marshal to execute an agreement with the State Department of Boating and Waterways for FY 2008/2009 in the maximum amount of $72,475.

 

c.    Leased Vehicles (PDF-154KB) - Approve a budget revision to capitalize thirteen vehicles acquired through lease purchase in the amount not-to-exceed $350,000, the Master Fixed Asset List and the offsetting revenue that needs to be updated in order to capitalize the leased vehicles approved by the Board in FY 2006/07.  Delivery of the vehicles did not occur until FY 2007/2008 and the vehicles could not be capitalized until they were received.

 

23.  TREASURER/TAX COLLECTOR (PDF-106KB) - Resolution approving the Placer County Treasurer’s Statement of Investment Policy for the year 2008, pursuant to Government Code Section 53646.

 

***End of Consent Agenda***

 

ITEMS FOR INFORMATION:

24.  AREA 4 AGENCY ON AGING (PDF-50KB) – Annual Single Audit Report for Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2007.

 

25.  AUDITOR/CONTROLLER (PDF-124KB) – Independent Accountant’s Report on the Treasurer’s Statement of Assets, for quarter ended December 31, 2007.

 

26.  TREASURER/TAX COLLECTOR (PDF-1,886KB) - Annual market disclosure reports for the Placer Corporate Center Assessment District Bonds and the Dry Creek - West Placer CFD #2001-1 Series 2001 Special Tax Bonds.

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ 2008 MEETING SCHEDULE:

April 29, 2008

May 6, 2008 (Health & Human Services/Budget)

May 13, 2008

May 27, 2008