COUNTY OF PLACER

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2009

AGENDA

9:00 a.m.

 

F.C. “Rocky” Rockholm, District 1, Chairman                                                                                           Thomas Miller, County Executive

Robert Weygandt, District 2                                                                                                                   Anthony J. La Bouff, County Counsel

Jim Holmes, District 3                                                                                                         Rich Colwell, Chief Assistant County Executive

Kirk Uhler, District 4, Vice Chairman                                                                                               Mike Boyle, Assistant County Executive

Jennifer Montgomery, 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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9:00 a.m.

 

FLAG SALUTE – Led by Supervisor Uhler.

 

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 4-6) - All items on the Consent Agenda (Items 10 thru 20) 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

 9:30 a.m.

 1.   COUNTY EXECUTIVE/ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT – Receive a presentation regarding the Placer County Business Advantage Network.

 

10:00 a.m.

 2.   COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY/PLANNING/third party appeal/hilt variance (pvaat20080229)Public hearing to consider a third-party appeal of the Planning Commission’s decision to deny an appeal and to approve a Variance to allow a 30-foot front yard setback (where a 50-foot setback from the edge of easement is required) in order to bring an existing residence into compliance with County Code.  Subject property comprises 20 acres and is located on the north side of Ridgeview Road, approximately a third of a mile from the intersection of Sequoia Way and Ridge View Road in the Foresthill area.

       Action:

Exhibits

 

10:30 a.m.

 3.   COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY/PLANNING/Placer-Yuba Counties:  Proposed County Boundary Line Adjustment - Public hearing to consider adoption of an ordinance approving a boundary line adjustment between Placer County and Yuba County to transfer real property from Placer County to Yuba County. (Continued from 1-13-09)

       Action:

 

11:00 a.m.

 4.   COUNTY EXECUTIVE/BUDGET UPDATEThat the Board of Supervisors provide direction to staff with respect to the following actions:

1.    Approve preliminary direction for development of the FY 2009-10 Placer County budget as outlined in this memorandum.

2.    Approve the following Management and Confidential employee actions:

a.    Labor adjustments as recommended in this memorandum for Management and Confidential employees and direct the County Executive Office to return to the Board of Supervisors with a “no lay off” budget for those employees.

b.    Formation of an employee “Cost Saving Task Force” to analyze and develop implementation strategies for cost saving solutions as identified by the Management and Confidential Team for FY 2010-11.

3.    The County Executive Office to further engage the Placer Public Employee Organization (PPEO) to:

a.    Discuss options for comparable labor adjustments for PPEO represented employees or discuss employee layoffs to be effective no later than July 1, 2009.

b.    Authorize the Executive Office to discuss work reassignment from declining work activity functions to other needed functions or initiate layoffs should agreement not be reached with PPEO.

4.    Approve policy direction of other cost saving measures as outlined in the staff report:

a.    Helicopter Acquisition and Program

b.    Expand Internal Department Audits

c.    Fleet Utilization and Replacement Policy

d.    Travel and Training Practices and Required Overnight Approvals

e.    Affirm the current policy direction for current County activities such as hiring restrictions, use of extra help, overtime practices, communications utilization, fixed asset acquisition, etc.

Action:

Attachment 1       Attachment 2

 

DEPARTMENT ITEMS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR ACTION AS TIME ALLOWS

DEPARTMENT ITEMS:

ADJOURN AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AND

CONVENE AS THE IN-HOME SUPPORTIVE SERVICES PUBLIC AUTHORITY

 5.   ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES/PROCUREMENT – Authorize the Purchasing Manager to sign the following:

a.    Renew Competitive Awarded Contract/Health & Human Services – Renew competitively awarded contract with Symetra Life Insurance Co., for Health, Dental and Vision Insurance for In-Home Supportive Services Homecare Workers in the maximum amount of $985,800.  The County General Fund Contribution is $39,432 (4%) with State, Federal and Realignment Funding Making up the Remaining 96% of Funding.

       Action:

ADJOURN AS THE IN-HOME SUPPORTIVE SERVICES PUBLIC AUTHORITY AND

RECONVENE AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

 

 6.   COUNTY EXECUTIVE/COMMUNITY GRANTS AND LOANS – Adopt resolutions to: 1) authorize the Chief Assistant CEO or his designee to execute a subrecipient agreement in an amount not to exceed $1,804,906 with the Placer County Redevelopment Agency for the management of the Rock Creek Plaza project and approve the required budget revision in the amount of $305,250; and 2) make findings pursuant to Section 33445.

       Action:

 

 7.   HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES/CHILDREN’S SYSTEM OF CARE:

a.    Cancel contract number CN005255 with Whole Person Learning effective March 1, 2009 and,

b.    Approve the selection of “Unity Care Group” as recommended as a result of a Request for Proposals for mandated Independent Living Skills services for eligible Placer County youth ages 16-21, approve a contract in the amount of $318,923 to provide services from March 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010, and

c.    Authorize the Director of Health and Human Services to sign subsequent amendments up to 10% of the total amount. 

       There are no County General Funds within this contract and these costs are reflected in the Department’s 2008/09 Final Budget.

Action:

 

ADJOURN AS THE PLACER COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AND

CONVENE AS THE PLACER COUNTY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY BOARD

 8.   REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY BOARD:

a.    FY 2008-2009 Budget – Adopt a resolution approving a revision to the Redevelopment Agency’s FY 2008-2009 budget, increasing the total budget from $38,164,057 to $39,191,235.  The budget revision adjusts for the taking of Tax Increment by the State to fund the Educational Revenue Augmentation Fund, the addition of the Rock Creek Plaza capital project, and administrative adjustments to reserves.

       Action:

 

b.    Subrecipient Agreement - Adopt resolutions to -1) authorize the Deputy Director of the Placer County Redevelopment Agency to execute a Subrecipient Agreement in an amount not to exceed $1,804,906 with Placer County for the management of the construction of public infrastructure improvements along Highway 49 and Bell Road; and 2) adopt findings to utilize tax increment funds (Health and Safety Code Section 33345) towards costs for the design and construction of public improvements.

       Action:

ADJOURN AS THE PLACER COUNTY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY BOARD AND

RECONVENE AS THE PLACER COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

 

 9.   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)   Pacific Gas and Electric Company, a corporation vs. State Board of Equalization; et al.

       San Joaquin County Superior Court Case No.: CV026962-CP

       CLOSED SESSION REPORT:

 

CONSENT AGENDA (Pages 4-6) - All items on the Consent Agenda (Items 10 thru 20) 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:

10.  ORDINANCE – Second Reading:

a.    Personnel - Ordinance implementing the required voter approved salaries for the classifications covered by Measure F and other associated law enforcement classifications, to be effective February 13, 2009, at 5:01 p.m.  Percentage increases by classification are as follows: Undersheriff 7.33%; Assistant Sheriff 7.33%; Captain 5.58%; Lieutenant 5.73%; Sergeant 6.30%; Chief Deputy Coroner 6.30%, Deputy Sheriff I 6.33%, Deputy Sheriff II 6.31%; Investigator 6.29%; Supervising Investigator Welfare Fraud 6.29%, Investigator Welfare Fraud 6.29%.

 

11.  BOARD OF SUPERVISORS:

       a.  Approve minutes of January 13 and 27, 2009 .

 

12.  COMMITTEES & COMMISSIONS:

a.    Flood Control & Water Conservation District Board of Directors – Approve reappointment of Ken Yorde to Seat 9 representing the public-at-large.

 

b.    Older Adult Advisory Commission – Approve appointment of Amy Bakker to Seat 17 representing Senior Service Organizations.

 

c.    Roseville Veterans Memorial Hall Board – Approve appointment of Norman Harris to Seat 2, as requested by Supervisor Rockholm.

 

d.    Municipal Advisory Council (Newcastle/Ophir) – Approve appointment of Joe Irvin to Seat 1 and Steven Palmer to Seat 2, as requested by Supervisor Holmes.

 

e.    Municipal Advisory Council (North Tahoe Regional) – Approve appointments of Rick Brown to Seat 5 and Gerald Wotel to Seat 8, as requested by Supervisor Montgomery.

 

f.     Municipal Advisory Council (Squaw Valley) – Approve appointment of Kevin Strange to Seat 5, as requested by Supervisor Montgomery.

 

g.    Municipal Advisory Council (Weimar/Applegate/Colfax) – Approve appointment of John Gagnon to Seat 4, as requested by Supervisor Montgomery.

 

13.  CLAIMS AGAINST THE COUNTY – Reject the following claims, as recommended by Counsel:

a.    09-001, Whitcomb, Cody, $1,099.44, (Property Damage)

b.    09-007, Caines, Todd, $2,500, (Property Damage)

c.    09-012, York, Sarah, $267.69, (Property Damage)

d.    09-017, Brasher, Bryan, $1,854, (Property Damage)

 

14.  COUNTY EXECUTIVE - Approve a 5% merit increase for Keely Scanlan, Information Technology Manager, from Grade 457 Step 4 to Grade 457 Step 5 at $56.61 per hour, retroactive to February 14, 2009.

 

15.  COUNTY EXECUTIVE/EMERGENCY SERVICESResolution approving an application for grant funds by Placer County from the Sierra Nevada Conservancy Proposition 84 Grants program, for a Watershed Improvement Zone on the American River, and appoint the County Executive Officer as agent of the County to execute necessary documents.

 

16.  FACILITY SERVICES:

a.    Approve a refund request from CSA 2A3 Sunset Whitney Sewer in the amount of $103,180 to correct an over-charge of a Sewer Permit and direct the Auditor-Controller to pay said amount to the Placer Center LLC.

 

b.    First Street Improvements, Project #4669 - Resolution accepting the construction of First Street Improvements, Project #4669, located in the Placer County Government Center in North Auburn, as complete, ratify a Contract Change Order in the amount of $23,898 for a total construction cost of $196,206, and authorize the Director of Facility Services to execute and record the Notice of Completion.

 

17.  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.    Request for Qualifications #9865/Facility Services - Award of Competitive Request for Qualifications for Engineering and Consulting Services for Landfill Management and adopt Three Lists of Qualified Firms.

 

18.  PUBLIC WORKS:

a.    Abandonment Offer of Dedication for Road and Utility Easement, Newcastle – Resolution to abandon an Irrevocable Offer of Dedication (IOD) for a Roadway and Utility Easement on parcel Map 76074, Newcastle, to be replaced by relocated easement and IOD from the Auburn Indian Community (UAIC) for the development of a pre-school and residential housing.

 

b.    Compressed Natural Gas Tank Installation/Placer County Garage – Resolution approving the project plans and specifications and authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a contract with TNT Industrial Contractor, Inc., in the amount of $198,376 for the installation of three new compressed natural gas storage vessels, with County Counsel and Risk Management’s review and approval of necessary bonds and insurance.

 

c.    California Tahoe Conservancy Grant Application, Tahoe City Transit Center – Resolution approving the preparation and submittal of a California Tahoe Conservancy (CTC) Public Access and Recreation program site improvement grant application for the bicycle trail components of the Tahoe City Transit Center in the amount of $200,000 and authorize the Director of Public Works to execute all subsequent CTC grant documents.

 

d.    Lake Forest Erosion Control Project, Area B (State Clearinghouse #2008122067) – Resolution approving a Mitigated Negative Declaration with the required findings for the Lake Forest Erosion Control Project, Area B.

 

e.    Sacramento Regional Transit District – Approve Transfer Agreement between Placer County Transit and the Sacramento Regional Transit District and authorize the Board Chairman and Public Works Director to execute the Agreement.

 

f.     County Maintained Roadways – Resolution approving the Transition Plan for County Maintained Roadways, as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act and California Government Code Section 4450, pertaining to access for persons with disabilities.

 

19.  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 $1,000 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Acres of Hope “A Taste for Hope Event” as requested by Supervisor Uhler ($1,000).

 

b.    Approve appropriation of $200 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Lazarus Project 9th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Dinner, as requested by Supervisor Weygandt.

 

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

 

d.    Approve appropriation of $250 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Placer County “Search & Rescue Organization”, as requested by Supervisor Weygandt.

 

e.    Approve appropriation of $100 in Revenue Sharing monies to the 2009 Police Unity Tour, as requested by Supervisor Weygandt.

 

f.     Approve appropriation of $250 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Roseville High School Sober Grad Night Celebration, as requested by Supervisor Rockholm.

 

g.    Approve appropriation of $1,000 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Roseville Historical Society Memorial Monument, as requested by Supervisor Rockholm.

 

h.    Approve appropriation of $500 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Roseville Police Activities League (RPAL) Program, as requested by Supervisor Rockholm.

 

i.      Approve appropriation of $1,000 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Sierra College Foundation “A Taste of Excellence Event”, as requested by Supervisor Weygandt ($500) and Supervisor Holmes ($500).

 

j.      Approve appropriation of $100 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Child Abuse Prevention Council 11th Annual “Putting Children First” Awards Luncheon as requested by Supervisor Holmes.

 

20.  TREASURER-TAX COLLECTOR - Resolution delegating the annual authority to invest certain funds under the control of the Board to the Treasurer pursuant to Government Code Section 27000.1.

***End of Consent Agenda***

 

ITEMS FOR INFORMATION:

21.  TREASURER-TAX COLLECTOR - Treasurer’s Statement for the Month of January 2009

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ 2009 MEETING SCHEDULE:

March 10, 2009

March 24, 2009

April 7, 2009

April 20, 2009 (Tahoe)

April 21, 2009 (Tahoe)