COUNTY OF PLACER

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

TUESDAY, MAY 13, 2008

SUMMARY ACTION

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

 

9:00 a.m.

 

FLAG SALUTE – Led by Thomas Miller, County Executive.

STATEMENT OF MEETING PROCEDURES - Read by Clerk.

 

The Chairman and Supervisors spoke in memory of former District 1 Supervisor Bill Santucci, followed by a moment of silence.

 

PUBLIC COMMENT – Captain Rick Ward, Commander, of the Auburn-Newcastle California Highway Patrol, provided an update on the Placer County Vehicle Theft Task Force.

 

SUPERVISOR’S COMMITTEE REPORTS – Supervisor Uhler reported on the Placer County Transportation Planning Agency groundbreaking event for Phase II of the widening of the Interstate 80 bottleneck that will add additional lanes. Chairman Holmes thanked Congressman Doolittle for $71.9 million in Congressional directed funds for the I-80 project.  He read a letter received from John C. Smith Commander, The American Legion, Alyn W. Butler Post 169, 31st District, Roseville, commending Placer County Veterans Service Officer, Rick Buckman.

 

TIMED ITEMS TO BE DISCUSSED AT THE TIME SHOWN

9:10 a.m.

 1.   BOARD OF SUPERVISORS – Proclamation declaring May, 2008 as “California Museum Month” in Placer County.

 

9:15 a.m.

 2.   BOARD OF SUPERVISORS – Commendation honoring Sheriff Edward N. Bonner for his election as the President of the California State Sheriffs’ Association.

 

9:20 a.m.

 3.   PUBLIC WORKS – Public hearing closed.  Ordinance 5509-B adopted amending section 10.08.160 of the existing County Code prohibiting commercial vehicles exceeding a gross weight of 40,000 lbs. (20 tons) from using Locust Road from the Sacramento County Line to Baseline Road.

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

 

9:25 a.m.

 4.   PUBLIC WORKS - Public hearing closed.  Resolution 2008-127 adopted increasing the Capital Improvement Costs and corresponding Countywide Traffic Mitigation Fees to reflect an increase of 3.3% in construction costs since April of 2007.

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

9:45 a.m.

 5.   SHERIFF - Presentation of overview of drug crime trends within Placer County.

 

10:05 a.m.

 6.   COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY/PLANNING – Public hearing closed and ordinance 5510-B adopted amending Chapter 17 of the Placer County Code for the creation of Zoning Ordinance provisions for the processing of Requests for Reasonable Accommodation under the Fair Housing Acts.  The ordinance establishes a formal procedure for persons with disabilities seeking equal access to housing to request reasonable accommodation.  Both the Federal Fair Housing Act and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act impose an affirmative duty on local governments to make reasonable accommodation (modifications or exceptions) in their land use regulations and practices when such accommodation may be necessary to afford disabled persons an equal opportunity to housing.  The Reasonable Accommodation Ordinance provides the process and criteria for exemptions in the application of its zoning laws to rules, policies, practices, and procedures for the siting, development, and use of housing, and other related residential services and facilities, to persons with disabilities. The ordinance is categorically exempt from environmental review.

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

 

10:20 a.m.

 7.   COUNTY EXECUTIVE/COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT GRANTS & LOANS: Public hearings closed.

a.    Resolution 2008-128 adopted approving revisions to the Community Development Block Grant Program Income Reuse Plan.  MOTION Kranz/Uhler/Unanimous  VOTE 4:0 (Rockholm absent)

 

b.    Resolution 2008-129 adopted authorizing the transfer of $30,000 of Community Development Block Grant Program Income from the Community Facilities Revolving Loan Account and $20,000 from the Business Assistance Revolving Loan Account into the Housing Rehabilitation Revolving Loan Account.  MOTION Kranz/Uhler/Unanimous  VOTE 4:0 (Rockholm absent)

 

10:35 a.m.

 8.   COUNTY EXECUTIVE/EMERGENCY SERVICES – Presentation on conditions in advance of the 2008 Fire Season and fire protection preparations undertaken by Placer County Fire.

 

DEPARTMENT ITEMS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR ACTION AS TIME ALLOWS

 

DEPARTMENT ITEMS:

 9.   ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES/PROCUREMENT – Authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the following:

a.    Blanket Purchase Order #14663, Bulk Unleaded & Diesel Fuel/Public Works, Fleet Services Renewed with Hunt & Sons, Inc., as a result of Competitive Bid #9576, in the maximum amount of $1,950,000.  MOTION Kranz/Holmes/Unanimous  VOTE 4:0 (Rockholm absent)

 

10.  AUDITOR/CONTROLLER/PLACER COUNTY AUDIT COMMITTEE – Ordinance introduced, first reading waived, adding section 2.46, Audit Committee, to Chapter 2 of the County Code, establishing a County Audit Committee and directed the Clerk of the Board to post a vacancy for the public member.  MOTION Uhler/Weygandt/Unanimous  VOTE 4:0 (Rockholm absent)

 

11.  COUNTY EXECUTIVE/EMERGENCY SERVICES/CLEAN AIR GRANTS - Accepted and authorized the Chairman to sign two Clean Air Grants of $60,000 (a total of $120,000) from the Placer County Air Pollution Control District for the Biomass Program, and approved a budget revision.

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

 

12.  HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES:

a.    Adult System of Care - Approved the award of a new two-year contract with Turning Point Community Programs in the amount of $1,156,000 from June 1, 2008 to June 30, 2010 as a result of a Request for Proposal for outsourcing intensive outpatient treatment funded by the Mental Health Services Act, and authorized the Director of Health and Human Services to sign subsequent amendments not to exceed $50,000.

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

 

b.    Community Health - Approved the contract with University of California, Los Angeles School of Public Health’s Health Forecasting Team to support work on the project “Human Health Impacts of Air Pollution” in an amount not to exceed $150,000, from April 1, 2008 through November 30, 2009, and authorized the Director of Health and Human Services to sign the contract and subsequent amendments up to 10% of the total contract amount.  Contract amount will be paid by grant funding from the California Endowment and Placer County Air Pollution Control District.

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

 

13.  PUBLIC WORKS:

a.    Award of Contract #1039, Slurry Seal (Various Locations) Summer 2008 – Resolution 2008-130 adopted awarding Construction Contract #1039 to Valley Slurry Seal Company in the amount of $883,145.71 plus a contingency of $44,157; authorized the Chairman to execute the contract after County Counsel review and approval of necessary bonds and insurance; authorized the Director of Public Works to approve contract change orders up to 5% of the total contract amount; and approved a budget revision appropriating $398,019 of Tahoe Regional Planning Agency exchange fund revenue to the project.

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

 

b.    Barton Road Bridge at Miners Ravine Construction Contract #73267 – Resolution 2008-131 adopted authorizing the Chairman to award and execute the construction contract, after County Counsel review and approval of necessary bonds and insurance, for the Barton Road Bridge at Miners Ravine Replacement Project to Westcon Construction for $1,518,825.80 and authorize the Director of Public Works to approve contract change orders up to 10% of the contract amount.

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

 

14.  COUNTY COUNSEL/CLOSED SESSION REPORT:

(A)   §54956.9 - CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL

 1.   Existing Litigation:

(1)   Judi Jackson vs. Placer County, et al., U.S.D.C. Case No.: CIV.S 05-79 FCD KJM – The Board received a status report and gave direction to Counsel.

(2)   Judi Jackson vs. Carolyn Harris, et al., Placer County Superior Court Case No.: 20126 – The Board authorized an extension of Special Counsel’s contract from $50,000 to $75,000 total.

(B)  §54957.6 - CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS – The Board met with its negotiators with regards to PPEO and DSA matters.

(a)   Agency designated representatives:  Tom Miller and/or designee(s),

Nancy Nittler and/or designee(s)

       Employee organization: PPEO.  DSA.

       Unrepresented employees:  Management, Confidential.

 

CONSENT AGENDA (Items 15 thru 29) – Item 28a moved for discussion.  Consent Agenda approved as amended with action as indicated.  MOTION Uhler/Weygandt/Unanimous  VOTE 4:0 (Rockholm absent)

 

15.  WARRANT REGISTERS - Weeks ending April 10, 18, 25 and May 2, 2008.

 

16.  BOARD OF SUPERVISORS:

a.    Resolution 2008-124 adopted in support of the “Reno Tahoe Odyssey Relay Run Adventure” to be held June 6-7, 2008 around Lake Tahoe, passing through Placer County on June 6th.

 

b.    Approved minutes of April 14 and April 15, 2008.

 

 

17.  COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY/ENGINEERING AND SURVEYING:

a.    Classification Specification/County Surveyor - Approved request for the Personnel Department to complete a study for the creation of a new classification specification with a recommended title of County Surveyor.

 

b.    Martis Camp (aka Siller Ranch) Unit #6, Tract #980 - Approved the Final Map, authorized the Chairman to sign the Final Map and the Subdivision Improvement Agreement, and record the Final Map and Subdivision Improvement Agreement.  Subject property is located in Martis Valley.

 

18.  COUNTY EXECUTIVE/ADMINISTRATION - Approved a 5% merit increase for Devon Bell, Undersheriff, from Grade S53 Step 1 to Grade S53 Step 2 at $61.5476 per hour plus 10 years longevity at $3.07738 equaling $64.775825, retroactive to April 10, 2008.

 

19.  COUNTY EXECUTIVE/EMERGENCY SERVICES - Resolution 2008-125 adopted approving the 2008 Foresthill Fire Protection District Capital Improvement Plan which is based on a Fire Facilities Impact Fee Study resulting in a square footage charge of $0.97 for residential and $0.67 - $1.49 for nonresidential.

 

20.  FACILITY SERVICES/CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS - Annual Roofing Contract Project #9122 - Approved renewal of the annual roofing contract with Hester Roofing, Inc. and authorized the Director of Facility Services to sign a new contract in an amount not to exceed $150,000 following County Counsel’s review and approval of required bonds and insurance.

 

21.  FACILITY SERVICES/PARKS/DRY CREEK COMMUNITY PARK:

a.    Oak Tree Mitigation - Approved the Satisfaction of Obligations Relating to Oak Tree Mitigation Completion Agreement (Satisfaction Agreement) with the Dry Creek West Placer Community Facilities District #2001-1 participating property owners (Developer) and authorized the Chairman to execute the Agreement providing for payment to the County in the amount of $115,523.

 

b.    Park Acquisition and Improvement - Approved the Satisfaction of Obligations Relating to Park Acquisition and Improvement Agreement (Satisfaction Agreement) with the Dry Creek West Placer Community Facilities District #2001-1 (CFD) participating property owners (Developer) providing for reimbursement to the Developer in the amount of $169,786.27 and authorized the Chairman to execute the Agreement.

 

22.  HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES/HUMAN SERVICES - Approved the two-year contract with Legal Services of Northern California in the amount of $85,000, to provide Social Security and Medi-Cal advocacy services for the period May 1, 2008 through April 30, 2010, and authorized the Director of Health and Human Services to sign the contract and subsequent amendments up to 10% of the total contract amount.  Full contract amount to be reimbursed by the State.

 

23.  PROBATION - Approved the addition of one trash compactor to the master fixed asset list and a technical budget revision to re-appropriate $23,000 from budget OL3 4151 into budget OL3 4451.

 

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 #14109, Fire Sprinkler Maintenance Inspection and Testing/Facility Services - Approved Change Order #4 with Accurate Fire Protection, Inc., increasing the maximum amount by $40,000 for a revised maximum amount of $190,000.

 

b.    Cancellation of Bid #9770, Installation of Bird Deterrent/Facility Services - Ratified the cancellation of Competitive Bid and approved the award of Competitive Re-Bid #9794 to Advanced Integrated Pest Management, in the amount of $66,610, to humanely deter roosting activity which is destructive to county buildings.

 

c.    Competitive Bid #9740, Two Portable Solar Assisted Traffic Signals/Public Works, Engineering - Awarded Competitive Bid to Road-Tech Safety Services, Inc., in the total amount of $73,998.21.

 

d.    Blanket Purchase Order #14980, Kitchen Equipment Preventative Maintenance and Repair Services/Probation, Correction Food Services - Renewed Blanket Purchase Order as a result of Competitive Bid #9509 with Roseville Equipment Service, in the maximum amount of $70,000.

 

e.    Blanket Purchase Order #14537, Document Shredding Services/Administrative Services, Central Services - Approved Change Order #3 to Blanket Purchase Order with Confidential Document Control, increasing the maximum amount by $10,000 for a revised maximum amount of $75,000.

 

f.     Competitive Bid #9793, One Digital Production Color Copier/Administrative Services, Central Services – Awarded to IKON Office Solutions for a three-year operating lease, in the maximum amount of $90,000.

 

g.    Blanket Purchase Order #15124, Compressed Natural Gas as a Motor Fuel/Public Works, Fleet Services - Approved Change Order #1 to Blanket Purchase Order with Southwest Gas Corp., increasing the maximum amount by $55,000 for a revised maximum amount of $170,000.

 

25.  PUBLIC WORKS/PORTABLE SOLAR ASSISTED TRAFFIC SIGNALS – Approved a budget revision for $73,999 and a revision to the Road Maintenance Division’s list of Fixed Assets for the 07/08 budget adding two portable solar assisted traffic signals for use at the Cook Riolo Road Bridge until it is replaced and then to be used for traffic control in the Road Maintenance Division.

 

26.  REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY BOARD – Resolution 2008-126 adopted approving an amendment in the amount of $200,000 to the contract with Meyers Nave Riback Silver & Wilson Professional Law Corporation for legal services for a total contract amount not to exceed $372,000 and authorized the Chief Assistant CEO-Redevelopment Director or designee to execute the amendment.

 

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.    Approved appropriation of $590 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Iron Horse District, Boy Scouts of America, as requested by Supervisor Rockholm ($340) and Supervisor Uhler ($250).

 

b.    Approved appropriation of $500 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Performing Arts of Roseville Music in the Park, as requested by Supervisor Rockholm.

 

28.  SHERIFF:

a.    MOVED FOR DISCUSSION Accept the donations for a snow cat, valued at $40,000 from Pacific Gas and Electric, and a trailer, valued at $10,200 from the Search and Rescue (SAR) non-profit organization, and to add the equipment to the Master Fixed Asset List.  Staff requests to surplus the obsolete snow cat, fixed asset #20706001, currently valued at $0, and donate the snow cat back to the SAR non-profit organization from where it originated.

 

b.    Approved purchase of a “Net Clock” for the Lake Tahoe 911 Dispatch Center in an amount not-to-exceed $7,000 and a microfiche reader/printer for Auburn Records in an amount not-to-exceed $14,000.  Approved the budget revision, added to the Master Fixed Asset List and authorized the Purchasing Manager to execute any purchasing documents related to the purchases.

 

29.  TREASURER/TAX COLLECTOR - Authorized the Chairman to sign the acknowledgment, on behalf of the Board of Supervisors, that the Board will not take action to authorize Sierra Joint Community College District 2008 Tax and Revenue Anticipation Notes.

***End of Consent Agenda***

 

THE FOLLOWING ITEM WAS MOVED FOR DISCUSSION:

28.  SHERIFF:

a.    Accepted the donation of a snow cat, valued at $40,000 from Pacific Gas and Electric, and a trailer, valued at $10,200 from the Search and Rescue (SAR) non-profit organization, and added the equipment to the Master Fixed Asset List.  Approved staff request to surplus the obsolete snow cat, fixed asset #20706001, currently valued at $0, and donated the snow cat back to the SAR non-profit organization from where it originated.

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

 

ADJOURNMENT – Adjourned In memory of former District 1 Supervisor Bill Santucci.