COUNTY OF PLACER
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2009
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 Mike Boyle, Assistant County Executive
Kirk Uhler, District 4, Vice Chairman Holly Heinzen, Assistant County Executive
Jennifer Montgomery, District 5 Ann Holman, Clerk of the Board
County Administrative Center, 175 Fulweiler Avenue, Auburn, CA 95603
FLAG SALUTE – Led by Supervisor Montgomery.
STATEMENT OF MEETING PROCEDURES - Read by Clerk.
PUBLIC COMMENT – 1) Brian Jagger, Auburn resident, thanked Fire Chief Brad Harris and his crew for responding to a fire at his home. 2) Rui Cunha, Emergency Services, advised a new ladder truck was purchased, funded by the United Auburn Indian Community. Mr. Cunha invited the Board out to the parking lot to see the ladder truck. 3) Tom Miller noted that the ladder truck creates an urban level of fire protection services for the entire Sunset Industrial Area. 4) Supervisor Weygandt and Chairman Rockholm thanked the United Auburn Indian Community for being a great partner and friend of the county.
SUPERVISOR’S COMMITTEE REPORTS - Supervisor Montgomery advised Placer County had a great deal of early and low snow and thanked the Placer County Road Crew for the work they do. Supervisor Holmes said he had the opportunity to attend a meeting at the State Capitol regarding fuel load to discuss a better policy of managing our forest, particularly in the Tahoe area. Supervisor Uhler said the South Placer Regional Transportation Authority took action to formally adopt the EIR for the Placer Parkway Route Alternative #4 with Least Environmentally Damaging Practicable Alternative (LEDPA) concurrence from all federal agencies and will move into Tier 2 specific roadway alignment within the corridor.
1. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS – Presentation of a Commendation to Linda and Jeff Schweig on behalf of their son Tyler R. Gordy for his service in the Army during Operation Iraqi Freedom and for achieving the highest position in the cadet chain of command as the West Point First Captain of the U.S. Military Academy Corps of Cadets for the 2009-2010 academic year.
2. PLACER COUNTY 4-H ALL STARS - Presentation of Honorary 4-H Leadership Cards to the Board.
3. COUNTY EXECUTIVE/LEGISLATION:
a. Placer County 2010 Legislative Platform - Adopted the Placer County 2010 Legislative Platform and directed staff to pursue action items, and support or oppose legislation in accordance with the platform. Authorized staff to coordinate an advocacy program to support the goals and objectives of the 2010 platform. MOTION Montgomery/Holmes/Unanimous
b. Federal Advocacy Contract - Approved a federal advocacy contract in the amount of $136,800 with the firm of Holland & Knight, LLP for a 12-month period beginning January 1, 2010. And for the same time period, approved a state advocacy contract in the amount of $44,090 with the firm of Peterson Consulting, Inc. MOTION Holmes/Weygandt/Unanimous
4. TREASURER-TAX COLLECTOR/AB 811 IMPLEMENTATION:
1. Resolution of Intention 2009-343 adopted declaring the County’s intention to finance distributed generation renewable energy sources, energy efficiency improvements and water efficiency improvements through the use of voluntary contractual assessments pursuant to Chapter 29 of Part 3 of division 7 of the California Streets and Highways Code and setting a public hearing for the matter.
2. Authorized the establishment of an enterprise fund for the budgeting, reporting and financial transactions of the Placer mPOWER program, and approved a budget revision for the revenues and expenditures in the enterprise fund.
3. Authorized the Treasurer-Tax Collector to execute a contract with Jones Hall for bond counsel and program related legal services in an amount not to exceed $125,000.
4. Authorized the Treasurer-Tax Collector to execute a contract with Goodwin Consulting Group for assessment lien administration services in an amount not to exceed $90,000.
5. Authorized the Treasurer-Tax Collector to execute a contract with Capitol Public Finance Group LLC for financial consulting related to structuring the program financing in an amount not to exceed $8,000.
6. Resolution 2009-344 adopted authorizing the submission of a grant to the California Energy Commission in an amount not to exceed $3 million and authorizing the Treasurer-Tax Collector to take related actions.
5. COUNTY EXECUTIVE/EMERGENCY SERVICES/SUNSET INDUSTRIAL AREA PLAN:
1. Reviewed the current Sunset Industrial Area Plan Goals, Policies and Implementation Measures and considered update needs relative to fire protection facilities and services.
2. Directed staff to return to the Board with: (a) proposed amendments that more accurately reflect the existing facilities and available level of service within the Sunset Industrial Area and (b) details regarding a financing mechanism for ongoing operations and maintenance of existing fire services by new development.
6. COUNTY EXECUTIVE/BUDGET - Accepted an update on the FY 2009-10 Budget and the early budget outlook for FY 2010‑11.
7. FACILITY SERVICES:
a. Lease Agreement/Friends of Placer County Animal Shelter: 1) Considered the October 21, 2009 request from Friends for: a. Reimbursement of all monies paid to date to Placer County for the occupancy of Building 311A under Lease Agreement #08-006; and b. Approval of a new 5-year lease term free of rent and utility expense. 2) Approve a special rental rate of $0.36 per square foot per month (a discount of 14% from the County’s lowest lease rate of $0.42/sf/mo and at least 28% less than fair market) for a new lease agreement with Friends and authorizing the Director of Facility Services to execute any resulting lease agreement following approval by County Counsel and CEO/Risk Management. 3) Provide other direction as deemed appropriate:
The Board directed staff to:
1. Terminate the current contract with Friends of Placer County Animal Shelter and forgive the past due rents and penalties; and
2. Prepare a new One-Year Contract starting January 1, 2010 with zero dollars for rent. Renter will be responsible for utilities and building maintenance costs. Contract contingent upon approval by Risk Management and County Counsel; and
3. Future One-Year Contracts to return rent to then current market rate.
MOTION Uhler/Montgomery VOTE 4:1 (Holmes No)
b. Energy Efficiency Conservation Block Grant - Resolution 2009-345 adopted regarding the Energy Efficiency Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program administered by the California Energy Commission (CEC) with the following actions:
1. Found that the approval of the energy efficiency projects described in Exhibit A is Categorically Exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to Section 15301-Class 1: Existing Facilities, which provides for the repair and maintenance of existing public structures where no expansion of use will result; and
2. Authorized the submittal of the application to the CEC’s EECBG Program for funds to execute the proposed project, described in Exhibit A; and
3. If approved for funding by the CEC, the Board authorizes the Department of Facility Services to accept a grant award up to the amount of this application for $606,540, and authorizes the Director of Facility Services to execute all necessary contracts and agreements, and amendments to implement and carry out the purposes specified in the EECBG application.
8. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES/ADULT SYSTEM OF CARE - Approved the award of Request for Proposals #9903 for mandated psychiatric health facility and crisis residential treatment facility services and the resulting contracts and amendments, to include:
a. Telecare Corporation, for psychiatric health facility services from January 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011 in an amount not to exceed $3,796,957;
b. Anka Behavioral Health, Inc., for Short-Term Crisis Residential Treatment Services from December 8, 2009 through June 30, 2011 in an amount not to exceed $1,466,281 (including a start-up cost of $49,000),
c. Amendment CN012604-B with Yolo Community Care Continuum in the amount of $85,000, for revised total of $663,500 for continued interim Crisis Residential Treatment services through June 30, 2010, and
d. Authorized the Director of Health and Human Services to sign subsequent amendments as needed, not to exceed $49,999 per contract.
The contracts provide the most cost effective delivery of mandated psychiatric crisis and stabilization services and are funded by Federal, State, and County General Funds. Of these amounts, $1,753,977 is related to FY 2009-10 and these costs are included in the Department’s FY 2009-10 Final Budget, including a required County General Fund contribution of $487,079. Additional revenue for FY 2009-10 is provided by Federal and State mental health funding in the amount of $1,026,898 and Nevada County funding of $240,000. MOTION Holmes/Montgomery/Unanimous
9. PUBLIC WORKS/CONTRACT #1081, KINGS BEACH WATER QUALITY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT PHASE 1 (Fox Clean Water Pipe) – Resolution 2009-346 adopted awarding, with County Counsel and Risk Management review and approval, Contract #1081 to the lowest responsible and responsive bidder, Herback General Engineering, in the amount of $1,990,099 for construction of the Kings Beach Water Quality Improvement Project Phase 1, authorizing the Chairman to execute the construction contract on behalf of Placer County and authorizing the Director of Public Works to approve and sign contract change orders up to $199,099; and approve a County fiscal budget increase of $3.0 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds to award this contract.
10. COUNTY COUNSEL/CLOSED SESSION REPORT:
(A) §54956.9 - CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL
1. Existing Litigation:
(a) Jeremy White vs. County of Placer, et al., Placer County Superior Court Case No.: SCV-26020 - The Board received a status report on the litigation, the case has been assigned to the County Counsel who will defend the County in the named employees with the standard reservations.
(b) Barry R. Bates vs. Country Wide Home Loans, et al., Lassen County Superior Court Case No.: 49097 - The Board received a report and declined to proceed in that matter.
(c) Kathlyn A. Rhodes vs. County of Placer, et al., U.S.D.C. Eastern District Court Case No.: CIV.S-09-0489 MCE GGH PS - The Board received a report and assigned the case to the defense to the County Counsels Office and will defend the County in the named employees with the standard reservations.
(d) League to Save Lake Tahoe vs. Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, et al., U.S. District Court, Eastern District, Case No.: Civ. 2:08-CV-02447 JAM/KJM - The Board received a status report on continuing discussions and took no further action.
(e) Sierra Club vs. Placer County Board of Supervisors, et al., Placer County Superior Court Case No.: SCV-24201 - The Board received a report and gave direction to Counsel.
(f) Sutter County, et al. vs. County of Placer, et al., Sacramento County Superior Court Case No.: 34-2007-00883516 - The Board received a status report and gave direction to Counsel.
(B) §54957.6 - CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS – The Board met with its Labor Negotiator to discuss PPEO negotiations and DSA and gave direction.
(a) Agency designated representatives: Tom Miller, Nancy Nittler, Mike Boyle, Gerald O. Carden, Anthony J. La Bouff
Employee organization: PPEO. DSA.
(C) §54957(b) – PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT – The Board was informed of the retirement of the Chief Assistant County Executive and the consequential reorganization workload assignments within the County Executive Office.
1. Notice of Release of Public Employee (accept resignation of Chief Assistant County Executive Officer/Redevelopment Agency Director)
2. Reorganization and workload of incumbent employees in the following positions: County Executive Officer, Assistant County Executive Officer, Redevelopment Agency Director, not to include establishment of new positions or compensation.
Adjourned as the Placer County Board of Supervisors and convened as the Placer County In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority
(D) §54957.6 - CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR The Board met with its Labor Negotiators and received a status report.
(a) Authority negotiator: Eldon Luce, Tom Miller, Mike Boyle, Anthony J. La Bouff, Gerald O. Carden
Employee organization: United Domestic Workers of America.
Adjourned as the Placer County In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority and reconvened as the Placer County Board of Supervisors
CONSENT AGENDA (Items 11 thru 27) Item 12b moved for discussion. Consent Agenda approved as amended with action as indicated. MOTION Holmes/Montgomery/Unanimous
11. AGRICULTURE - Resolution 2009-328 adopted authorizing the Placer County Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer to sign contract #09-0587 with the California Department of Food and Agriculture allowing for reimbursement from the State for up to $11,744 for costs associated with detection trapping of the Light Brown Apple Moth in Placer County.
12. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS:
a. Approved a six-month contract for services with District 2 Assistant Aide for web page maintenance and other general administrative assistance with contractor Lyndell Grey, beginning January 1, 2010 for the amount of $10,219.
b. MOVED FOR DISCUSSION Approve 1-year District Aide Employment Agreement with Linda Brown for general administrative and technical assistance to the District 1 Supervisor at salary schedule Unclassified Grade 413 step (3) the rate in effect on November 1, 2009 ($33.14 per hour) plus benefits.
c. Resolution 2009-327 adopted commending Beth Lyons for over 23 years of dedicated public service as an employee for the Placer County Auditor-Controller’s Office.
d. Approved minutes of November 3 and 17, 2009.
13. CLAIMS AGAINST THE COUNTY – Rejected the following claims, as recommended by the offices of County Counsel and Risk Management:
a. 09-106, Connections, $4,000, (Breach of Contract)
b. 09-108, Meckes, Robert, $1,000,000, (Personal Injury)
c. 09-109, Meckes, Darlene, $1,000,000, (Personal Injury)
d. 09-111, Kiss, Michelle, $59.52, (Property Damage)
e. 09-119, Evans, Bob, $17,000, (Bodily Injury/Property Damage)
14. COMMITTEES & COMMISSIONS
a. Assessment Appeals Board – Approved the appointment of Connie Holt to Seat 2, as requested by Supervisor Weygandt.
b. Historical Advisory Board – Accepted a letter of resignation of Michael Bryant Seat 1, representing District 1, effective December 1, 2009.
15. COUNTY CLERK-RECORDER - Resolution 2009-329 adopted authorizing the County Clerk-Recorder-Registrar of Voters to execute an agreement with the State of California for $468 in federal HAVA 303(a) funds for reimbursement of county participation in development and implementation of a statewide voter registration system and for any additional funds that may be provided for such purposes.
16. COUNTY EXECUTIVE:
a. Resolution 2009-330 adopted authorizing the payment of a stipend through June 30, 2010 to eligible Deputy Sheriff Association (DSA) retirees to mitigate the implementation impacts of the 80/20% health insurance cost sharing formula starting in Benefit Year 2010.
b. Resolution 2009-331 adopted authorizing the Chairman to sign a property tax sharing agreement with the City of Auburn for an area adjacent to the Auburn Airport known as the Auburn Airport Annexation area.
17. COUNTY EXECUTIVE/EMERGENCY SERVICES:
1. Approved advanced funding to Placer County Resource Conservation District (RCD) in support of the Placer County Chipper Program on the western slope in the amount of $52,500.
2. Authorized the Chairman to sign two copies of the program agreement.
3. Authorized the County Executive Officer to execute a Memorandum of Understanding between Placer County and RCD relating to the advanced funding for the Chipper Program.
18. FACILITY SERVICES:
a. Auburn Ravine Lift Station Improvements, Project 40202 - Resolution 2009-332 adopted increasing the construction budget for the project and the delegated authority of the Director of Facility Services to award and execute the construction contract and approved any required change orders consistent with the County Purchasing Manual and Section 20142 of the Public Contract Code from $1,700,000 to $1,828,000.
b. Sewer Maintenance District #1 - The Board took the following actions:
1. Approved a Budget Revision to the Sewer Maintenance District 1 (SMD 1) Fiscal Year 09-10 Final Budget shifting $12,000 in appropriations from Appropriation for Contingencies (5600) to Equipment (4451).
2. Authorized the purchase of one dual point gas monitor with chlorine and sulfur dioxide sensors for a cost not to exceed $12,000.
3. Approved the addition of one dual point gas monitor with chlorine and sulfur dioxide sensors to the Fiscal Year 09-10 Master Fixed Asset List for SMD 1.
c. Residential Lease Agreement, Traylor Ranch Property - Resolution 2009-333 adopted authorizing the Department of Facility Services to complete negotiations for a lease agreement, based on the Material Terms, between the County of Placer and Patricia A. Nylander for occupancy of the residence located on the Traylor Ranch Bird Sanctuary and Nature Reserve at 5050 English Colony Way, in Penryn, CA; and delegating authority to the Director of Facility Services, or his designee, to execute the resultant Lease Agreement on behalf of the Board contingent upon approval by Risk Management and County Counsel.
d. Lease Agreement, Bernhard Wine Storage Building - Resolution 2009-334 adopted authorizing the Department of Facility Services to complete negotiations for a lease agreement, based on the Material Terms, between the County of Placer and Neal J. Baumbach, doing business as Baumbach Wines, for the Bernhard Museum Wine Storage Building; and delegating authority to the Director of Facility Services, or his designee, to execute the resultant Lease Agreement on behalf of the Board contingent upon approval by Risk Management and County Counsel.
e. Auburn Historic Courthouse Entrance Paving, Project #4805 - Resolution 2009-335 adopted accepting the Auburn Historic Courthouse Entrance Paving Project as complete and authorized the Director of Facility Services to execute and record the Notice of Completion.
f. Railhead Park Parking Construction - Approved a Budget Revision appropriating County Park Dedication Fees from Recreation Area #5, Meadow Vista/Auburn Area, in the amount of $70,500 to provide funding for the Auburn Recreation District for construction of additional parking at Railhead Park in Auburn.
g. Sheridan Park Paving - Approved a Budget Revision appropriating $50,000 from the Cemex Trust Fund and $13,700 of County Park Dedication Fees from Recreation Area #11, Sheridan, to the Capital Projects Account #4874 to provide funding to pave the parking lot at Sheridan Park.
h. Lincoln Fire Station 70 Building and Site Improvements - Approved a Budget Revision appropriating $150,000, from the 22160 Fire Fund Account, to provide full funding for the Lincoln Fire Station 70 Building and Site Improvements project located at Wise Road and Eden Lane in North Lincoln.
19. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES:
a. Administrative Services - The Board took the following actions with regard to County Service Area 28 (CSA 28) Zone of Benefit 27 (Zone 27) (Ambulance):
a. Resolution of Intent 2009-336 adopted to conduct a public hearing regarding the dissolution of CSA 28, Zone 27.
b. Authorized the Director of Health and Human Services, and the Auditor-Controller, to take all steps necessary to dissolve CSA 28, Zone 27.
No County General Funds are associated with this action.
b. Adult System of Care - Approved a contract employee agreement with Blair Romer, M.D. as staff psychiatrist from January 1, 2010 through December 31, 2010 with direct compensation of $159,998, for a total compensation package not to exceed $188,963, and authorized the Chairman to sign subsequent amendments up to 10 percent of the original contract amount. This amount reflects the total cost of compensation, benefits, and employer payroll contribution with the amount remaining the same as last year. The required County General Fund contribution for this contract is $56,689. These costs are included in the Department’s FY 2009-10 Final Budget.
c. Children’s System of Care - Reviewed and approved the State-mandated Placer County Child Welfare and Probation “Self-Assessment”, and authorized the Director of Health and Human Services to submit the assessment to the California Department of Social Services.
20. LIBRARY - Approved the closure of the Colfax Library for up to a two week period in January and/or February 2010 for remodeling project. The exact dates will be posted at the Colfax Library and on the County website by January 5, 2010.
21. PERSONNEL/CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION - Approved the Equal Employment Opportunity Program effective January 1, 2010 through December 31, 2010.
22. PROCUREMENT SERVICES - In accordance with County Policy, non-contested competitively awarded bids under $250,000 are placed on the Consent Agenda. Authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the following:
a. Blanket Purchase Order #16892, Security System Maintenance/Facility Services - Approved Change Order to Blanket Purchase Order #1689 with Industrial Electronic Systems, Inc., in the amount of $25,000 for a revised maximum amount of $65,000.
b. Blanket Purchase Order, Cisco Products and Services/Administrative Services/ Telecommunications - Approved the award of a Blanket Purchase Order using a competitively bid State of California Contract with AT&T/SBC DataComm, in the maximum amount of $150,000.
c. Purchase Order, Maintenance of Cisco Network Infrastructure Equipment and Software/Administrative Services/Telecommunications - Approved the award of a Purchase Order to AT&T DataComm using a competitively awarded State of California contract, in the amount of $73,184.64.
d. Sole-Source Blanket Purchase Order, Forensic Toxicology Laboratory Services/Sheriff - Renewed Sole-Source Blanket Purchase Order with National Medical Services, in the maximum amount of $70,000.
e. Blanket Purchase Order #16431, Generator Inspection, Maintenance and Repair Services/Facility Services - Renewed competitively awarded Blanket Purchase Order with Got Power, Inc., doing business as, California Diesel and Power, in the maximum amount of $84,500.
f. Blanket Purchase Order #16057, Printer Maintenance/Countywide - Approved Change Order #3 in the amount of $2,000 to competitively awarded Countywide Blanket Purchase Order with Golden State Business Systems.
23. PUBLIC WORKS:
a. Asphalt Concrete Overlay Spring 2010 – Approved project specifications for the spring 2010 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funded Federal Aid Project #STPL-5919(084), Contract #1078, Asphalt Concrete Overlay and authorized the Department of Public Works to advertise for bids.
b. Bridge Replacement Projects/Dowd Road at Coon Creek & Markham Ravine, Amendment 1 to Contracts 1047 and 1048 in a total amount of $51,610 – Resolution 2009-337 adopted authorizing the Chairman to sign two contract amendments with LSA Associates, Inc. for additional environmental services needed to complete Federal and State environmental clearances for the bridge replacement projects on Dowd Road at Coon Creek and Markham Ravine. Amendment #1 to Contract 1047 will increase the amount by $23,600, for a total not to exceed $97,875 for the Coon Creek Bridge project. Amendment #1 to Contract 1048 will increase the amount by $28,010, for a total not to exceed $98,340 for the Markham Ravine Bridge Project.
c. Home Depot Reimbursement Agreement – Resolution 2009-338 adopted and Budget Revision approved increasing the 11320 Engineering/Transplanning Revenue and Expense Budget by $630,930 plus interest accrued, as defined in the executed reimbursement agreement and directed the Department of Public Works to pay off the full amount owed to Home Depot from the Auburn Bowman Traffic Impact Fee Trust Fund.
d. Right-of-Way Expenditures – Approved a Budget Revision to increase the appropriation or Right-of-Way expenditures by $60,000 for miscellaneous right-of-way acquisition expenses.
e. Placer Union High School District Reimbursement Agreement – Resolution 2009-339 adopted authorizing the Director of Public Works to sign a Reimbursement Agreement between Placer County and Placer Union High School District (PUHSD) for improvements on Richardson Drive that fronts Chana High School. The County has agreed to share in the cost of the installation by contributing $7,000 from the Road Fund.
24. REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY:
a. Rock Creek Plaza Offsite Improvement Project - Resolution 2009-340 adopted authorizing the Redevelopment Director or designee to execute a Professional Services Agreement with RFE Engineering, Inc. for engineering design and related services for the Rock Creek Plaza offsite improvement project in a not to exceed amount of $118,140.
b. Agreement - Resolution 2009-341 adopted authorizing execution of a State Water Resources Control Board Tolling Agreement related to Agency-owned property located at 8797 North Lake Boulevard, Kings Beach, CA, and authorizing the Deputy Director-Redevelopment or designee to sign all related documents.
c. 2009 Annual Report - Resolution 2009-342 adopted approving the 2009 Annual Report of the Redevelopment Agency.
25. 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 $300 in Revenue Sharing monies to Operation MOM “A Little Touch of Home” Gift Baskets to benefit military personnel who are currently deployed overseas, as requested by Supervisor Rockholm, Supervisor Weygandt, and Supervisor Uhler ($100 each).
b. Approved appropriation of $200 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Auburn Area Christmas Basket Program to help support the purchase of perishable and non-perishable food items, as requested by Supervisor Holmes.
c. Approved appropriation of $850 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Koinonia Family Services Foster Care Program to help defray the cost of the program, as requested by Supervisor Rockholm ($150), Supervisor Holmes ($200) and Supervisor Uhler ($500).
d. Approved appropriation of $500 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Placer County Japanese American Citizens League to benefit the 100th Battalion / 442nd Regimental Combat Team Memorial, as requested by Supervisor Holmes.
e. Approved appropriation of $350 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Advocates for Mentally Ill Housing (AMIH) Housing Program to subsidize the mentally ill in their housing program, as requested by Supervisor Rockholm ($100) and Supervisor Uhler ($250).
a. Approved Change Order #1 to Blanket Purchase Order #15961 with Forensic Medical Group for forensic pathology services increasing the maximum amount by $12,200 for a revised amount of $61,200, and authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the resulting change order.
b. Approved a Budget Revision and update the Master Fixed Asset List in the amount of $99,979 for eight in-car cameras and two data storage banks to enhance law enforcement, public safety and increase investigative resources; and authorized the Purchasing Manager to execute documents related the purchase. Funds are from the State Department of Homeland Security Grant ($93,954) and the Town of Loomis ($6,325 for one camera). There is no impact to the General Fund.
27. TREASURER-TAX COLLECTOR:
a. Ratified the temporary borrowing of Treasury funds, in the estimated amount of $400,000 for fiscal year 2009/10, by the South Placer Fire District, Fund 531 sub-fund 430, as prescribed by the California State Constitution.
b. Approved the temporary borrowing of Treasury funds, in the estimated amount of $6,000,000 for fiscal year 2009/10, by the Western Placer Unified School District fund 400 sub-fund 22 as prescribed by the California State Constitution.
***End of Consent Agenda***
The following item was moved from the Consent Agenda for discussion:
12. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS:
b. Approved 1-year District Aide Employment Agreement with Linda Brown for general administrative and technical assistance to the District 1 Supervisor at salary schedule Unclassified Grade 413 step (3) the rate in effect on November 1, 2009 ($33.14 per hour) plus benefits.
Chairman Rockholm discussed the contract for services with his District Aide, Linda Brown. Ms. Browns 1-year contract does not contain a 2.5% Cost of Living (COLA) increase, in addition to the reduction in pay due to the mandatory days off.
Tom Miller, County Executive, advised he and Anthony LaBouff, County Counsel, have agreed to waive their COLAs and with Board direction may return with an ordinance to allow other county employees to waive their COLA in the future.
Supervisor Uhler stated his District Aide, Brian Jagger, offered to waive his COLA when his contract comes for renewal in January 2010.
ADJOURNMENT – Next regular meeting is Tuesday, January 12, 2010.
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ 2010 MEETING SCHEDULE:
January 12, 2010
January 26, 2010
February 9, 2010
February 23, 2010