COUNTY OF PLACER
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 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 Uhler
STATEMENT OF MEETING PROCEDURES - Read by Clerk.
PUBLIC COMMENT – Rob Lesten, George Kister, Bill Clark, Allex Mourloff, and Bill Linderman spoke about the Squaw Valley Olympic Museum and Western Sports Heritage Center and thanked the Board for their efforts.
SUPERVISOR’S COMMITTEE REPORTS – Chairman Holmes advised of John Marin’s retirement, this being his last meeting in Tahoe.
ADJOURNED AS THE PLACER COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AND
CONVENED AS THE PLACER COUNTY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY BOARD
1. REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY BOARD/MAIN STREET PROGRAM:
a. Tahoe City Downtown Association – Resolution 2008-313 adopted authorizing the Chief Assistant CEO-Redevelopment Director or designee to execute a services agreement between the Redevelopment Agency and the Tahoe City Downtown Association in the amount of $65,000.
b. North Tahoe Business Association – Resolution 2008-314 adopted authorizing the Chief Assistant CEO-Redevelopment Director or designee to execute a services agreement between the Redevelopment Agency and the North Tahoe Business Association in the amount of $65,000.
ADJOURNED AS THE PLACER COUNTY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY BOARD AND
RECONVENED AS THE PLACER COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
2. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS – Report on the Placer County Hazardous Vegetation Abatement Ordinance from County Fire Warden, Chief Brad Harris.
3. COUNTY EXECUTIVE/EMERGENCY SERVICES – Presentation by the US Forest Service regarding the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for travel management/route designation within the Tahoe National Forest.
4. ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES/PROCUREMENT:
a. Competitive Bid #9822, Specimen Collection & Testing Services/Health & Human Services/Adult System of Care/Probation – Awarded bid to low bidder Phamatech, Inc., in the maximum aggregate amount of $323,500 and authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the two resulting blanket purchase orders. MOTION Rockholm/Uhler/Unanimous
5. FACILITY SERVICES:
a. Energy Management System/Executive Administration Center, Project #4517 - Approved a Budget Revision in the amount of $130,000, and approved an agreement with Johnson Controls, Inc. (JCI) to provide design and installation of Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning (HVAC) control units and related equipment for Energy Conservation, Project No. 4517, and authorized the Chairman to execute the agreement, in an amount not-to-exceed $173,265. The location of the proposed improvements is the Placer County Administration Center at 135-175 Fulweiler Avenue in Auburn. MOTION Rockholm/Weygandt/Unanimous
b. Public Works Operations & Maintenance Facility, Cabin Creek Building Phase, Project #4625C - Approved Amendment #2 to Agreement #12271A with Harris & Associates, Inc., for professional construction management services for the project and authorized the Chairman to execute the amendment increasing the contract by $177,496, for a total contract cost not-to-exceed $747,321. MOTION Kranz/Rockholm/Unanimous
c. Sierra Nevada Conservancy/Squaw Valley Park Fuel Load Management Project - Approved the following actions related to Sierra Nevada Conservancy Grant Funds and the Squaw Valley Park Fuel Load Management Project:
1. Approved a Budget Revision appropriating Proposition 84 grant funds in the amount of $245,500 from the Sierra Nevada Conservancy (SNC) for Squaw Valley Park fuel load management projects and related equipment; and
2. Authorized the purchase of one (1) chipper attachment in the amount of $14,000 for use with a masticator unit to be purchased from the grant funds; and
3. Approved the addition of one (1) chipper attachment to the Master Fixed Asset List.
d. Sierra Nevada Conservancy Grant/Hidden Falls Regional Park Fuel Load Management Project – Approved the following actions related to Sierra Nevada Conservancy Grant Funds and the Hidden Falls Regional Park Fuel Load Management Project:
1. Approved a Budget Revision appropriating Proposition 84 grant funds in the amount of $506,207, from the Sierra Nevada Conservancy (SNC) for Hidden Falls Regional Park fuel load management projects and related equipment; and
2. Authorized the purchase of one (1) all terrain mower in the amount of $40,000, to be purchased from the grant funds; and
3. Approved the addition of one (1) all terrain mower to the Master Fixed Asset List.
6. PUBLIC WORKS:
a. Highway 65/Sunset Boulevard Interchange – Resolution 2008-315 adopted approving the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the “Timing, Sequencing and Funding of Highway 65 Interchange Projects” and authorizing the Public Works Director to advance funds from the Sunset District Traffic Impact Fee Trust Fund to the Highway 65 Joint Powers Agreement (JPA); Resolution 2008-317 adopted approving the Interagency Agreement with the Placer County Redevelopment Agency, and authorized the Chairman to sign the MOU and Interagency Agreements. MOTION Rockholm/Weygandt/Unanimous
b. Truckee North Tahoe Property Acquisition & Future Land Restoration Efforts – Presentation of information on the acquisition of the former Truckee North Tahoe (TNT) property adjacent to National Avenue and the proposed work to restore the property and surrounding Snow Creek watershed. The property was purchased for $1.75 million with funding received from a Sierra Nevada Cascade Conservancy Proposition 50 grant.
AdjournED as the Placer County Board of Supervisors and
ConveneD as the Placer County Redevelopment Agency Board
7. REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY BOARD:
a. Highway 65/Sunset Boulevard Interchange Project – Resolution 2008-316 adopted approving a $2,500,000 Funding Agreement with Placer County for the Highway 65/Sunset Boulevard Interchange Project, adopted findings to authorize the utilization of tax increment proceeds to finance a public improvement (California Health and Safety Code, Section 33445), and authorized the Chief Assistant CEO-Redevelopment Director or designee to execute the agreement.
b. Property Acquisition/8798 North Lake Boulevard, Kings Beach – Resolution 2008-318 adopted authorizing the purchase of 8798 North Lake Boulevard, Kings Beach, for $425,000 plus escrow and related costs in an amount not to exceed $15,000, authorizing the Chief Assistant CEO-Redevelopment Director or designee to sign all related documents, adding the property to the Agency’s master fixed asset list, and approving findings to authorize the utilization of tax increment proceeds for the acquisition of the real property.
c. Property Acquisition/8796 North Lake Boulevard, Kings Beach - Resolution 2008-319 adopted authorizing the purchase of 8796 North Lake Boulevard, Kings Beach, for $795,000 plus escrow and related costs in an amount not to exceed $15,000, authorizing the Chief Assistant CEO-Redevelopment Director or designee to sign all related documents, adding the property to the Agency’s master fixed asset list, and approving findings to authorize the utilization of tax increment proceeds for the acquisition of the real property.
ADJOURNED AS THE PLACER COUNTY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY BOARD AND
RECONVENED AS THE PLACER COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
8. COUNTY COUNSEL/CLOSED SESSION: REPORT:
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 - The Board discussed and gave direction.
1. Existing Litigation:
(a) Northstar Mountain Properties, LLC vs. County of Placer;
Placer County Superior Court Case Number: Unassigned
(B) §54957.6 - CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS – No Discussion
(a) Agency designated representatives: Tom Miller, Nancy Nittler,
Mike Boyle, Gerald O. Carden, Anthony J. La Bouff
Employee organization: PPEO. DSA.
CONSENT AGENDA (Pages 4-7) – Consent Agenda approved with action as indicated. The Board convened as the Redevelopment Agency Board for Item # 20. MOTION Rockholm/Uhler/Unanimous
9. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS:
a. Resolution 2008-306 adopted commending Richard “Mike” Mecum for 28 years of dedicated public service as an employee for Placer County Sheriff’s Department.
b. Approved minutes of September 23, 2008.
10. CLAIMS AGAINST THE COUNTY – Rejected the following claims, as recommended by Counsel:
a. 08-070, CSAA/Shaffer, $4,650.84 (Property Damage)
b. 08-106, Aslin, Melody, $3,500 (Personal Injury)
c. 08-119, Miranda, Kriss, $2.6 Billion (Personal Injury)
d. 08-139, Neptune, Ciara, $1,583.33 (Property Damage)
e. 08-141, Schweickert, Jr., David, $245.05 (Property Damage)
f. 08-143, Avery, Thomas, $3 Million (Personal Injury)
g. 08-144, Hayward, Peter, Unstated (Personal Injury)
11. CLAIMS AGAINST THE COUNTY – Rejected the timely portion of the following claim, as recommended by Counsel:
a. 08-135, Bechhold, Jerry, $250,000 (Personal Injury)
12. COMMITTEES AND COMMISSIONS:
a. Fish and Game Commission – Approved appointment of Kari Freidig to Seat 6, as requested by Supervisor Kranz.
b. Loomis Veterans Memorial Hall Board – Accepted letter of resignation from Robert Miller Seat 6, effective October 5, 2008.
c. Mental Health, Alcohol, and Drug Advisory Board - Approved appointment of Richard Buckman as a Public Interest Member for District 2, Seat 14.
13. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY:
a. Building/Purchase Order - Awarded a purchase order using a competitively bid Public Agency Cooperative Agreement to Selectron Technologies, Inc., for the purchase of an interactive voice response system in the amount of $87,658 and authorize the sole source award of a purchase order to Accela, Inc., for the purchase of an application server in the amount of $17,477 to support the Placer County Building Department. Authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the resulting contracts, upon approval from County Counsel and Risk Management, and authorized the Chief Building Official and the Purchasing Manager to take all other actions necessary to fully implement an Interactive Voice Response System.
b. Engineering & Surveying/Martis Camp (aka Siller Ranch) Units #1, 2 & 3 - Approved the revised Subdivision Improvement Agreements reducing the amounts of security for the Final Maps of Martis Camp Units No. 1, 2 & 3, located in Martis Valley; authorized the Chairman to sign the revised Subdivision Improvement Agreements; authorized the Director of the Engineering and Surveying Department to reduce the amount of security presently supplied for the subject subdivisions; and instructed the Clerk to prepare the revised Subdivision Improvement Agreements for recording.
14. COUNTY EXECUTIVE:
a. Approved participation in the Salvation Army’s Auburn Community Thanksgiving Day Dinner by matching Placer County employee contributions dollar for dollar up to a maximum of $1,500.
b. Resolution 2008-307 adopted designating the Arts Council of Placer County as Placer County’s local partner in the California Art’s Council State and Local Partnership program and authorized the County Executive Officer to sign a contract with the Arts Council of Placer County to promote and encourage interest and participation in the arts and humanities within Placer County in the amount of $120,000 for the period of July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.
c. Approved a 5% merit increase for Tim Wegner, Assistant Chief Building Official, from Grade 445 Step 2 to Grade 445 Step 3 at $43.38 per hour, retroactive to September 13, 2008.
d. Squaw Valley Olympic Museum and Western Winter Sports Heritage Center - Approved the North Lake Tahoe Resort Association’s proposed expenditure of budgeted infrastructure funds in the amount of $100,000 to complete Phase II: Museum Master Plan, of a multi-phase plan to establish the Squaw Valley Olympic Museum and Western Winter Sports Heritage Center.
e. Highway 65/Sunset Boulevard Interchange Project – Resolution 2008-308 adopted making Findings to authorize the utilization of tax increment proceeds to finance a public improvement (California Health and Safety Code, Section 33445) for the Highway 65/Sunset Boulevard Interchange Project.
15. COUNTY EXECUTIVE/EMERGENCY SERVICES – Authorized the Chairman to sign a contract amendment not to exceed an additional $7,500 with Proactive Customer Services to continue through December 31, 2008 as the Fire Mitigation Coordinator.
16. FACILITY SERVICES:
a. Resolution 2008-320 adopted proclaiming November 15, 2008 as Placer Recycles Day.
b. Eastern Regional Landfill/Pledge of Revenue – Resolution 2008-309 adopted authorizing the Director of Facility Services to sign an agreement with the California Integrated Waste Management Board (CIWMB) establishing a Pledge of Revenue for the Post-Closure Maintenance and Corrective Action of the Eastern Regional Landfill, Facility #31-AA-0560, upon review by County Counsel and Risk Management.
c. 2007/08 Trenchless Technology Sewer Rehabilitation, Project 40222 – Resolution 2008-310 adopted accepting the project as complete and authorizing the Director of Facility Services to execute and record the attached Notice of Completion.
17. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES:
a. Adult System of Care - Approved a contract employee agreement with Donna L. Schindler, M.D. for the provision of psychiatric services from October 16, 2008 through October 15, 2009 (half-time) for a total compensation package of $173,247, including direct compensation of $146,143 and mandatory payroll costs of $27,104, and authorized the Director of Health and Human Services to sign the contract and subsequent amendments up to 10% of the original contract amount. The General Fund contribution for this contract is $51,974. These costs are reflected in the Department’s 2008/09 Final Budget.
b. Human Services - Approved and authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the following change orders. These costs are reflected in the Department’s 2008/09 Final Budget and no County General Funds are required:
1. Change Order #1 to Blanket Purchase Order (BPO) #15123 with BIT California for laser imaging and mailing services for the period of November 1, 2007 through October 31, 2008, due to increased caseloads. This will increase the maximum amount by $28,000 for a revised maximum amount of $92,000, and
2. Change Order #1 to BPO #16108 with BIT California for laser imaging and mailing services for the period of November 1, 2008 through September 30, 2009, due to increased caseloads. This will increase the maximum amount by $38,000 for a revised maximum amount of $102,000.
18. 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 #15184, Magnesium Hydroxide/Facility Services – Renewed as a result of Competitive Bid #9726 with Hill Brothers Chemical Company, in the maximum amount of $175,000.
b. Rejection of Bid Responses/Recycled Bond Paper/Administrative Services, Central Services - Ratified the rejection of all bid responses to Competitive Bid #9841 for 16,800 reams of recycled bond copy paper.
c. Blanket Purchase Order #15194/Local Pharmacy Services/Health & Human Services/Adult System of Care - Renew Blanket Purchase Order, as a result of Competitive Bid #9606, to Rite Aid Corp., in the maximum amount of $75,000.
19. PUBLIC WORKS - Resolution 2008-311 adopted approving the renewal of Blanket Purchase Order 15055 with Andregg Geomatics, Inc., and Blanket Purchase Order 15021 with PBS&J for surveying services for various public works and capital improvement projects in eastern Placer County in an amount of $125,000 per contract; and authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign and execute the contracts on behalf of the County of Placer and transfer funds between contracts as needed.
20. REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY BOARD – Resolution 2008-312 adopted authorizing the Chief Assistant CEO-Redevelopment Director or designee to execute an amendment to the Owner Participation Agreement with Auburn Plaza, LLC and to the Payment Guaranty with Bernard L. Magnussen for the Auburn Plaza Shopping Center.
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. Approved appropriation of $500 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Auburn Chamber of Commerce Leadership Auburn Program as requested by Supervisor Holmes ($500).
b. Approved a total appropriation of $4,000 in District 5 Revenue Sharing Funds (Benefit Grant Funds) to the list of nonprofit organizations and events recommended by the Citizens District 5 Benefit Fund Committee: Placer Union High School District - The Falcon Foundation ($1,000); Foresthill Trails Foundation ($1,000); West Shore Association ($1,000); and Friends of Kings Beach Library ($1,000).
c. Approved appropriation of $200 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Legends at Woodcreek 4th Annual Golf Tournament for Project Play, to develop universally accessible playgrounds in Roseville, as requested by Supervisor Rockholm.
d. Approved appropriation of $650 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Newcastle Area Business Association 15th Annual Mountain Mandarin Festival, as requested by Supervisor Rockholm ($150) and Supervisor Holmes ($500).
e. Approved appropriation of $200 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Old Town Business Association for a brass plaque to commemorate the movie “Phenomenon” as requested by Supervisor Holmes.
f. Approved appropriation of $250 in Revenue Sharing monies to the PEACE for Families 13th Annual “Heroes of PEACE” Fall Luncheon as requested by Supervisor Uhler.
***End of Consent Agenda***
ITEMS FOR INFORMATION:
22. Treasurer’s Statement for the month of September 2008.
ADJOURNMENT – Next regular meeting is Tuesday, November 4, 2008
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ 2008 MEETING SCHEDULE:
November 4, 2008
November 25, 2008
December 9, 2008