COUNTY OF PLACER

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

TUESDAY, MARCH 10, 2009

AGENDA

8:30 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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8:30 a.m.

FLAG SALUTE – Led by County Executive, Thomas Miller.

 

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 5-7) - All items on the Consent Agenda (Items 10 thru 22) 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.  The Board will convene as the In Home Supportive Services Public Authority for item # 14f.

Action:

 

TIMED ITEMS TO BE DISCUSSED AT THE TIME SHOWN

 

 9:30 a.m.

 1.   SIERRA NEVADA CONSERVANCY – Receive a presentation from the Sierra Nevada Conservancy regarding the agency’s partnership and grant opportunities.

       Action:

 

10:00 a.m.

 2.   COUNTY EXECUTIVE/EMERGENCY SERVICES - Public hearing to consider the account and proposed assessment, together with objections and protests thereto, for the Hazardous Vegetation Abatement (HVA) ordinance for the following cases and order the account confirmed in the amount stated.  The determination of the Board is final and conclusive.

 

a.    Anne M. Brown APN 083-290-013: Upon conclusion of the hearing that the Board order the account and assessment in the amount of $1000 confirmed and that the amount be paid within 30 days if not satisfied staff will prepare and record a lien against the property.

       Action:

 

b.    Brian Printz APN 083-290-015: Upon conclusion of the hearing that the Board order the account and assessment in the amount of $1000 confirmed and that the amount be paid within 30 days if not satisfied staff will prepare and record a lien against the property.

       Action:

 

c.    Richard Rudolph APN 083-031-017: Upon conclusion of the hearing that the Board order the account and assessment in the amount of $500 confirmed and that the amount be paid within 30 days if not satisfied staff will prepare and record a lien against the property.

       Action:

 

d.    Pauline Mason APN 083-340-003: Upon conclusion of the hearing that the Board order the account and assessment in the amount of $1200 confirmed and that the amount be paid within 30 days if not satisfied staff will prepare and record a lien against the property.

       Action:

 

10:15 a.m.

 3.   COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY /PLANNING/APPEAL/GATED ENTRY FEATURE AS PART OF A MODIFICATION OF AN APPROVED CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT AND TENTATIVE SUBDIVISION MAP/HIDDEN RAVINE ESTATES (PSM 20080325) - Public hearing to consider an appeal from North Ravine Partners of the Planning Commission’s denial of a request to modify conditions of approval to construct a gated entry feature for the project as approved, known as the Hidden Ravine Estates. The project is a planned development located at the southwest corner of Richardson Drive and Kemper Road in the North Auburn area (Assessor’s Parcel #051-100-069).

       Action:

 

10:25 a.m.

 4.   COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY /PLANNING/THIRD PARTY APPEAL/MINOR USE PERMIT/EXTENSION OF TIME (PMPB 20060557) MARTINEZ HAY AND FEED Public hearing to consider an appeal from Louis Cretaro Jr., of the Planning Commission’s approval of a two-year extension of time of a Minor Use Permit for operation of a hay and feed business (Martinez Hay and Feed). The project is located at 1788 McCourtney Road in the Lincoln area (Assessor’s Parcel #021-220-066). The current zoning is F (Farm, 4.6 acre minimum).   The Board will also consider adoption of a categorical exemption for the extension.

       Action:

 

11:00 a.m.

 5.   COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY /PLANNING/RIOLO VINEYARD SPECIFIC PLAN (PSPA T20050186), Development Standards and Design Guidelines, Amendments to the Placer County General Plan, Amendments to the Dry Creek/West Placer Community Plan, Rezoning, Development Agreement, Large-Lot Vesting Tentative Subdivision Map, Small-Lot Vesting Tentative Subdivision Map (PSUB 20040397), Final Environmental Impact Report (SCH# 2005092041) - Public hearing to consider a request by PFE Investors, LLC to approve the Riolo Vineyard Specific Plan project, including:  Certification of the Final Environmental Impact Report; approval of amendments to the Placer County General Plan; approval of amendments to the Dry Creek/West Placer Community Plan; approval of the Riolo Vineyard Specific Plan; approval of the Riolo Vineyard Specific Plan Development Standards; approval of the Riolo Vineyard Specific Plan Design Guidelines; approval of Rezoning a portion of the project to Specific Plan (SPL-RVSP); approval of the Project Development Agreement; and approval of Large-Lot and Small-Lot Vesting Tentative Subdivision Maps.  The Board of Supervisors will also consider the Public Facility Financing Plan and the Urban Services Plan that have been prepared for the project.  The Riolo Vineyard Specific Plan is on approximately 525 acres located west of Watt Avenue, north of PFE Road, east of Walerga Road and south of Dry Creek and is within the Dry Creek West Placer Community Plan area.  (Continued from 2-10-09)

       Action:

      

       Exhibit 1

            Part 1

           Part 2

       Attachment D

       Attachment E

       Attachment F

       Attachment G

       Attachment H

       Exhibit A

       Exhibit A1

       Exhibit 7

       Exhibit 8

 

DEPARTMENT ITEMS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR ACTION AS TIME ALLOWS

 

DEPARTMENT ITEMS:

 6.   COUNTY EXECUTIVE/EMERGENCY SERVICES:

a.    AgreementAdopt a resolution approving the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) Cooperative Fire Protection Agreement for Fiscal Year 2008/09 in the amount of $7,319,780; authorize the Chairman to sign five copies of the agreement; and authorize the extended period payments into next fiscal year in accordance with Exhibit C, Section 3B of the contract.

       Action:

 

b.    Homeland Security Grant Award - Accept a Homeland Security Grant Program award of $783,686 for Federal Fiscal Year 2008 with local disbursements to various agencies serving Placer County, including: Placer County Administrative Services; Sheriff’s Department and District Attorney; Roseville Police and Fire; Lincoln Police; Truckee Fire District; North Tahoe Fire District; and, approve the required budget revision.

       Action:

 

 7.   FACILITY SERVICES:

a.    Sewer Maintenance District #1 /Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade and Expansion - Staff recommends the Board take the following actions:

1.    Approve an agreement with Owen Psomas to prepare the preliminary design and Design Report, in an amount not to exceed $499,160, and authorize the Chairman to execute same.

2.    Authorize staff to proceed with a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the final project design.

3.    Authorize staff to proceed with an RFP for preparation of an Environmental Impact Report.

4.    Approve a Budget Revision to move $600,000 from the FY 2008/09 SMD 1 Operating Budget to a new capital project budget to provide adequate funding to complete preliminary design of the Plant 1 Upgrade Project.

5.    Direct staff to continue to explore opportunities for additional grant funding of the Regional Sewer Project and to request an extension of time for compliance with Regional Water Quality Control Board permit requirements.

       Action:

 

b.    Agricultural Conservation Easement Acquisition /Natural Trading Company(Continued from January 27, 2009)  It is recommended that the Board take the following actions for the acquisition of an Agricultural Conservation Easement on the 40± acre parcel located at 5841 Fruitvale Road in Newcastle, (APN 031-340-005), owned by Bryan Kaminsky and Caren Hamilton of the Natural Trading Company (NTC Property):

1.    Delegate authority to the Director of Facility Services to execute an Agreement of Purchase and Sale and the Agricultural Conservation Easement (CE) as approved by County Counsel between the County and Bryan Kaminsky and Caren Hamilton, for the acquisition of a CE over the NTC Property for $665,000 based on the Material Terms whereby Close of Escrow is contingent on $337,500 in funding from the California Department of Conservation (DOC) and the Placer Land Trust; and

2.    Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Director of Facility Services, or his designee, to execute documents and take actions to complete the transaction, disburse funds associated with this transaction and record the Deed of Agricultural Conservation Easement; and

3.    Authorize the Director of the Planning Department, or his designee, to execute all documents, following approval by County Counsel, as necessary to receive funding in the amount of $332,500 from the DOC Farmland Conservancy Grant Program (CFCP) and $5,000 from the Placer Land Trust to assist with the acquisition of the CE on the NTC Property; and

4.    Approve a Budget Revision canceling reserves in the amount of $339,327 in the Open Space Fund and appropriate the funds for this transaction; and

5.    Approve the addition of the property to the Master Fixed Asset List.

       Action:

 

 8.   HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES:

a.    Adult System of Care - Approve amendments relating to mental health residential services for Placer County residents, and authorize the Director of Health and Human Services to sign the resulting amendments.  These programs are funded in the Department’s 2008/09 Final Budget from savings attributed to decreased use of locked inpatient facilities.  There are no additional General Fund contributions.

1.    Davis Guest Home, Contract CN005246, increasing funding for FY 08-09 in the amount of $35,000 for a revised 2-year contract amount of $295,000.

2.    Yolo Community Care Continuum/Harmony House, Contract CN012380 increasing funding for FY 08-09 and FY 09-10 in the amount of $80,000 for a revised 2-year contract amount of $479,000.

3.    Yolo Community Care Continuum/Farmhouse, Contract CN012604, increasing funding for FY 08-09 in the amount of $147,000 for a revised 2-year contract amount of $367,000.

       Action:

 

b.    Environmental Health - Authorize the Chairman to sign a letter in support of Assembly Bill 268 that would repeal provisions of state statute regarding septic systems regulations.

       Action:

 

c.    Children’s System of Care / Unity Care Group/Contract - Take the following actions:

1.    Cancel contract number CN005255 with Whole Person Learning effective March 16, 2009;

2.    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 16, 2009 through June 30, 2010, and

3.    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:

 

 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)   Sutter County vs. County of Placer, et al., Sacramento County Superior Court Case No.: 34-2007-00883516

(b)   County of Placer vs. Michelle Burris, et al., Placer County Superior Court Case No.: SCV-22068

(c)Emily Wilson, et al. vs. County of Placer, et al., Placer County Superior Court Case No. SCV-23998

 

2.    Anticipated Litigation:

(a)   Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to subdivision (b) of Government Code §54956.9: one potential case

 

(B)  §54957.6 - CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS

(a)   Agency designated representatives: Tom Miller, Nancy Nittler, Mike Boyle, Gerald O. Carden, Anthony J. La Bouff

       Employee organization: PPEO. DSA.

       CLOSED SESSION REPORT:

 

CONSENT AGENDA (Pages 5-7) - All items on the Consent Agenda (Items 10 thru 22) 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.  The Board will convene as the In Home Supportive Services Public Authority for item # 14f.

Action:

 

10.  AGRICULTURE – Authorize the Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer of Weights and Measures to sign an agreement for the joint use and maintenance of Weight Truck, Weight Standards, and Weight Cart by the Placer County Agriculture/Weights and Measures Department and the El Dorado County Agriculture/Weights and Measures Department.

 

11. AUDITOR-CONTROLLER - Resolution to remove fixed assets having a current book value of $20,377.06 from the County’s financial records.

 

12.  BOARD OF SUPERVISORS:

a.    Proclamation declaring March 7, 2009 as “California Arbor Day” and April 24, 2009 as “National Arbor Day” in Placer County.

 

b.    Resolution in support of the “Reno Tahoe Odyssey Relay Run Adventure” to be held on May 29-30, 2009 around Lake Tahoe, passing through Placer County on May 29th.

 

c.    Approve minutes of February 10, 2009.

 

13.  CLAIMS AGAINST THE COUNTY - Reject the following claim, as recommended by Counsel:

a.    08-158 , Thompson, Judy, In Excess of $25,000, (Bodily Injury)

 

14.  COMMITTEES & COMMISSIONS:

a.    Child Care Local Planning Council – Accept letter of resignation from Murial Moore Seat 7 representing County Consumers, effective February 18, 2009.

 

b.    County Service Area 28, Zone 27 Advisory Committee (Ambulance and Emergency Medical Services) – Approve appointment of Susan Prince to Seat 1, James Johnson to Seat 2 and reappointment of Robert Dalrymple to Seat 4 and Robert Lombard to Seat 5.

 

c.    Fish and Game Commission – Accept letter of resignation from John Maxwell Seat 7 representing the Foresthill Area, effective February 28, 2009.

 

d.    Municipal Advisory Council (Meadow Vista) – Approve appointment of Laurie Sweeney to Seat 7, as requested by Supervisor Montgomery.

 

e.    Municipal Advisory Council (Newcastle/Ophir) – Approve appointment of Gaytrell Lapp to Seat 7, as requested by Supervisor Holmes.

 

f.     In-Home Supportive Services Advisory Committee - Approve reappointments of Eula Marshall to Seat #2 representing service recipients, William Reed to Seat #5 representing service providers, and Sherrie Comer to Seat #9 representing service providers, as recommended by the In-Home Supportive Services Advisory Committee and Public Authority staff.

 

g.    Mental Health, Alcohol, and Drug Advisory Board - Approve reappointment of Eric Egli, Public Interest Member, to Seat #12, District 3, as requested by the Mental Health, Alcohol, and Drug Advisory Board.

 

15.  COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY/PLANNING – Authorize the County Executive to sign contract amendments with Thomas Reid Associates (TRA) Environmental Sciences, Inc., to continue tasks associated with the Placer County Conservation Plan in the amount of $258,750 for FY 2008-09 and with North Fork Associates to continue tasks associated with the Placer County Conservation Plan in the amount of $75,000 for FY 2008-09.

 

16.  COUNTY EXECUTIVE/EMERGENCY SERVICES - Accept the gift of a GMC 2500 Pickup Truck purchased for the Placer County Chipper Program by the Placer County Resource Conservation District; and add the pickup truck to the Master Fixed Asset List.

 

17.  FACILITY SERVICES:

a.    2008/09 Sewer Line Video Inspection , Project 40234 - Resolution authorizing the Director of Facility Services to execute a contract with Coastline Water Resources for the 2008/09 Sewer Video Inspection, Project 40234, in an amount not to exceed $119,527.30, upon review and approval by Risk Management and County Counsel, and approve any required change orders consistent with the County Purchasing Manual and Section 20142 of the Public Contract Code. 

 

b.    Granite Bay Parks , Trails and Open Space Assessment District - Resolution directing the preparation of the Engineer’s Report for the FY 2009-2010 Granite Bay Parks, Trails and Open Space Assessment District.

 

18.  HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES/COMMUNITY HEALTH - Approve contracts with Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, Sutter Roseville Medical Center, Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital, Chapa-De Indian Health Program, Inc., American Medical Response West, and Sierra-Sacramento Valley Emergency Medical Services Agency for participation in the Hospital Preparedness Program from January 14, 2009 through July 31, 2009 in an aggregate amount of $135,655, and authorize the Director of Health and Human Services to sign the contracts and subsequent amendments up to 10% of the total amount.  There are no County General Funds in this action and the costs are reflected in the Department’s 2008/09 Final Budget.

 

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 #15500 /Aftermarket Auto Parts/Public Works, Fleet Services - Renew with Riebes Auto Parts, in the maximum amount of $125,000.

 

b.    Competitive Bid #9878 /Oil and Lube Products for Maintenance of County Vehicles/Public Works, Fleet Services - Award to Hunt & Sons, Inc., in the maximum aggregate amount of $100,000.

 

20.  PUBLIC WORKS:

a.    Federal-Aid Projects , Master Agreement 03-05919R – Resolution authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute future Master Agreement Revisions with County Counsel and Risk Management Approval, Program Supplemental Agreements, Fund Exchange Agreements, and/or fund Transfer Agreements with the State of California Department of Transportation for administering federal-aid projects under Master Agreement 03-5919R.

 

b.    Douglas Boulevard at Lakeland /Mooney Drive Intersection Improvement Project, Contract #1068 - Resolution approving a Negative Declaration (State Clearinghouse No. 2009012016) with the required findings; approving the project plans and specifications, authorizing the Chairman to sign the cover sheet, and authorizing the Department of Public Works to advertise for bids for the project.

 

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 $450 in Revenue Sharing monies to The Gathering Inn, as requested by Supervisor Rockholm ($250) and Supervisor Holmes ($200).

 

b.    Approve appropriation of $1,450 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Lincoln Arts and Culture Foundation 22nd Annual Feats of Clay Celebration, as requested by Supervisor Rockholm ($250) and Supervisor Weygandt ($1,200).

 

c.    Approve appropriation of $200 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Placer County Museum Docent Guild Heritage Trail 2009 Event, as requested by Supervisor Holmes.

 

d.    Approve appropriation of $250 in Revenue Sharing monies to the St. Baldrick’s Foundation Annual Head Shaving Event to benefit childhood cancer research, as requested by Supervisor Rockholm ($250).

 

22.  TREASURER-TAX COLLECTOR - Resolution approving the Placer County Treasurer’s Statement of Investment Policy for the year 2009 pursuant to Government Code Section 53646.  There are no changes to the Investment Policy for the year 2009.

***End of Consent Agenda***

 

ITEMS FOR INFORMATION:

23.  County Clerk Elections – Informational memo regarding Special Statewide Election on May 19, 2009.

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ 2009 MEETING SCHEDULE:

March 24, 2009

April 7, 2009

April 20, 2009 (Tahoe)                  

April 21, 2009 (Tahoe)