COUNTY OF PLACER

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

TUESDAY, MAY 18, 2010

AGENDA

9:00 a.m.

 

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

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

Jim Holmes, District 3                                                                                                                       Mike Boyle, Assistant County Executive

Kirk Uhler, District 4, 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

 

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MEETING LOCATION:

The Village at Squaw Valley

1750 Village East Road

Olympic Valley, CA

 

9:00 a.m.

 

FLAG SALUTE – Led by Supervisor Rockholm.

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 4-8) - All items on the Consent Agenda (Items 10 thru 23) 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

10:30 a.m.

 1.   FACILITY SERVICES/TIPPING FEE ADJUSTMENT AT THE EASTERN REGIONAL MATERIALS RECOVERY FACILITY AND COLLECTION FEE ADJUSTMENT IN FRANCHISE AREAS 2 AND 3:

1.    Conduct a public hearing to receive input on proposed garbage collection fee adjustments in Franchise Areas 2 and 3, as shown in Exhibits A-1, A-2 and A-3.

2.    Adopt a resolution authorizing the Chairman to sign the amendment that incorporates the new fees.

3.    Make a finding pursuant to Section 21080(b)(8) of the Public Resource Code that the collection fees are derived from the cost of providing service and are necessary to meet operating expenses required for maintenance of service and are therefore exempt from environmental review.

Action:

 

11:00 a.m.

 2.   COUNTY EXECUTIVE – Approve and authorize the County Executive Officer to sign two-year contract extensions with three law firms for the provision of indigent defense services from July 1, 2010 to June 30, 2012 totaling $12,078,861 as described below:

(1)   Primary Indigent Defense services contract extension with Richard A. Ciummo & Associates in the amount of $8,936,000;

(2)   First Level Conflict Indigent Defense services contract extension with the Law Offices of Mark A. Berg in the amount of $2,639,406, and;

(3)   Second Level Conflict Indigent Defense services contract extension with the Law Offices of Balcom & Carbone in the amount of $503,455.

       Action:

 

DEPARTMENT ITEMS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR ACTION AS TIME ALLOWS

DEPARTMENT ITEMS:

 3.   COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY/PLANNING/BIOMASS PROGRAM:

a.    Clean Air Grant Agreements - Authorize the Chairman to sign three Clean Air Grant agreements in the amount of $40,000, $35,000 and $22,000 from the Placer County Air Pollution Control District for the biomass program.

       Action:

 

b.    Department Of Energy (DOE) grant entitled “Placer County Biomass Utilization Pilot Project” in the amount of $750,000 and related budget revision for FY 2010/11 - Accept the congressionally-directed DOE Grant entitled “Placer County Biomass Utilization Pilot Project” and approve a budget revision increasing expenditures and revenues in the Community Development Resources Agency in the amount of $750,000.

       Action:

 

c.    Three-Party Consultant Service Agreement/Tahoe Regional Planning Agency - Authorize the Chairman to sign a three-party consultant services agreement, including a reimbursement account, with the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency and Ascent Environmental Inc., for an amount not to exceed $290,840 for an environmental consultant to support the Kings Beach Biomass Facility Project.

       Action:

 

 4.   COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY/PLANNING/Tahoe Regional Planning Agency/Regional Plan Update Status - The Planning Department and County Executive Office is providing the Board with an update on the TRPA Regional Plan Update. No Board action is requested at this time.

       Action:

 

 5.   COUNTY EXECUTIVE:

a.    BudgetDirection to agenda the Board Budget Workshops August 16-19.

       Action:

 

b.    North Lake Tahoe Resort Association – Approve the first amendment to the FY 2009-2010 North Lake Tahoe Resort Association contract to accommodate allocation of $680,890 in FY 2008-2009 Transient Occupancy Tax Fund balance.

       Action:

 

 6.   FACILITY SERVICES:

a.    Sewer Maintenance District #1/Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade - Staff recommends that your Board approve an Agreement with Owen Psomas for the final design and construction management of the Sewer Maintenance District 1 Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade Project, in an amount not-to-exceed $7,884,500, and authorize the Chairman to execute the Agreement.

       Action:

 

b.    Sewer Maintenance District #1/Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade and Expansion - Staff recommends that your Board approve an Agreement with AECOM Technical Services, Inc. (AECOM) for the preparation of an environmental document for the Sewer Maintenance District 1 Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade Project, in an amount not-to-exceed $279,125, and authorize the Chairman to execute the Agreement.

       Action:

 

c.    Sewer Maintenance District #1/Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade and Expansion - Staff recommends that the Board adopt a resolution to: 

1.    Designate the Director of Facility Services as the authorized representative to sign and file for a Financial Assistance Application from the State Water Resources Control Board;

2.    Authorize the Director of Facility Services to certify that the Agency has and will comply with all applicable State and Federal statutory and regulatory requirements related to any financing or financial assistance received from the State Water Resources Control Board; and,

3.    Authorize the Director of Facility Services to negotiate and execute a financial assistance agreement and any amendments or change orders thereto upon review and approval by Risk Management and County Counsel, and certify financing agreement disbursements.

Action:

 

 7.   HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES/ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES - Adopt a Super Resolution, authorizing the Director of Health and Human Services, with concurrence of County Executive Officer, County Counsel, and Risk Management, to execute 57 separate and distinct revenue and expenditure agreements, and subsequent amendments to provide a variety of vital and mandated services to the community, including Veterinary, AIDS/HIV Counseling, Housing for the Mentally Ill, Inpatient Psychiatric Care, Medical Services, and Adoption Planning, providing the expenditure agreements remain within 10 percent of the prior term’s amount:

a.    Twelve of the 57 agreements are for revenues to be received by the County estimated at $1,360,000.

b.    Forty-five of the 57 agreements are for expenditures with a current total estimate of $3,112,000.  Expenditure agreements will be funded through multiple sources, to include $2,378,718 from Federal and State funding, $34,129 through private payers and specified Trust funds, and $698,731 in County General Fund contributions.

c.    Authorize the Director of Health and Human Services to submit applications and accept grants and revenue contracts in amounts under $50,000, as well as execute non-monetary cooperative agreements with other entities.

Action:

 

ADJOURN AS THE PLACER COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AND

CONVENE AS THE PLACER COUNTY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

 

 8.   REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY:

a.    Adopt a resolution to authorize the Redevelopment Agency to submit to the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency Preliminary Redevelopment Plans and an Environmental Assessment for the four communities of: Kings Beach/Stateline, Tahoe Vista, Lake Forest, and Tahoe City/Gateway for its consideration of an amendment to Tahoe Regional Planning Agency’s Code of Ordinances under its Chapter 15-Redevelopment Plans.

       Action:

 

b.    Information item on the status and recent activities of North Lake Tahoe Redevelopment Project Area projects and programs.

 

ADJOURN AS THE PLACER COUNTY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY AND

RECONVENE AS THE PLACER COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

 

 9.   COUNTY COUNSEL/ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION:

(A)  §54956.9 - CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL

1.  Existing Litigation:

(a)   Terry B. Copeman v. County of Placer, et al.

       U.S.D.C. Eastern District Court Case No.: 2:10-cv-01009-GEB-GGH

(b)   Friends of the North Fork v. County of Placer, et al.

       Placer County Superior Court Case No.: SCV-23636

(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 4-8) - All items on the Consent Agenda (Items 10 thru 23) 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.  BOARD OF SUPERVISORS:

a.    Approve minutes of April 6, 2010 and April 27, 2010.

 

b.    Approve a contract with Rosanna Everson to provide Secretarial services to the Newcastle/Ophir Municipal Advisory Council.

 

c.    Resolution authorizing the Chairman to sign a joint Proclamation between Placer, Nevada and Yuba Counties in support of the Bear-Yuba Partnership.

 

d.    Resolution commending Diane Klose for over 29 years of dedicated public service as an employee of the Placer County Sheriff’s Office.

 

e.    Resolution commending Richard Tornberg for 21 years of dedicated public service as an employee of the Placer County Sheriff’s Department.

 

f.     Proclamation declaring the week of May 16-22, 2010 as National Public Works Week.

 

g.    Commendation honoring Andy and Shana Laursen for being named the 2010 recipients of the “Placer Conservator Award” by Placer land Trust.

 

h.    Resolution to allow the dissolution of the Rural Health Joint Powers Authority.

 

i.      Commendation congratulating Victor and Richard Simpson for being named the 2010 recipients of the Meadow Vista “Community Service Award.”

 

j.      Approve a Resolution endorsing the Sierra Nevada Geotourism Project.

 

11.  CLAIMS AGAINST THE COUNTY – Reject the following claims, as recommended by the offices of County Counsel and Risk Management:

a.    10-029, Quenneville, Paula and Anthony, Not Stated, (Personal Injury and Bodily Injury)

b.    10-030, Stamper, Patricia, Not Stated, (Personal Injury)

c.    10-033, Dunning, Michael, $1,000,000, (Personal Injury and Bodily Injury)

d.    10-034, Dunning, Andrew, $250,000, (Personal Injury)

e.    10-036, Wimberley, Brock, In Excess of $25,000, (Personal Injury)

 

12.  CLAIMS AGAINST THE COUNTY – Reject the timely portion of the following claim, as recommended by the offices of County Counsel and Risk Management:

a.    10-027, Whitall, Raymond, In Excess of $25,000, (Personal Injury)

 

13.  COMMITTEES & COMMISSIONS:

a.    Area 4 Agency on Aging Advisory Council – Approve the reappointment of Sue Dings to Seat 2.

 

b.    Civil Service Commission – Approve the reappointment of Larry Webber to Seat 2.

 

c.    County Audit Committee – Approve the reappointment of Wayne Nader to Seat 3.

 

d.    County Parks Commission – Approve the appointment of Cheryl Bly-Chester to Seat 1, as requested by Supervisor Rockholm.

 

e.    Greater Auburn Area Fire Safe Council – Approve the appointment of Terry Davis to Seat 2, as requested by Supervisor Montgomery.

 

f.     Lincoln Cemetery District – Approve the reappointments of Fredric Gibbs to Seat 2, Steven Rice to Seat 3 and Roberta Babcock to Seat 5, as requested by Supervisor Weygandt.

 

g.    North Lake Tahoe Resort Association Infrastructure Committee – Approve the appointments of Patrick Perkins, John Pang and Curtis Aaron.  Approve the reappointments of Keith Vogt and Guy Perman, as requested by Supervisor Montgomery.

 

h.    Older Adult Advisory Commission – Approve the reappointment of Eldon Luce to Seat 21, as requested by Supervisor Holmes.

 

i.      Truckee Tahoe Airport Land Use Commission – Approve the appointment of Supervisor Jennifer Montgomery.

 

14.  COUNTY CLERK/ELECTIONS – Approve request of Twin Rivers Unified School District to adopt a resolution to consolidate its elections to the Statewide Direct Primary in even-numbered years and direct the County Elections Office to provide mailed notice to all registered voters within the District as required by the California Elections Code.  District to pay all costs associated with the required mailing.

 

15.  COUNTY EXECUTIVE:

a.    Merit - Approve a 5% merit increase for William P. Garner, Public Works Manager, from Grade 452 Step 4 to Grade 452 Step 5 at $55.19 per hour, retroactive to March 13, 2010.

 

b.    Merit - Approve a 5% merit increase for Charles C. Gordon, Public Works Manager from Grade 452 Step 4 to Grade 452 Step 5 at $55.19 per hour, retroactive to March 13, 2010.

 

c.    Merit - Approve a 5% merit increase for Robert H. Blaser, Assistant Director of Public Works, from Grade 476 Step 4 to Grade 476 Step 5 at $70.10 per hour, retroactive to February 13, 2010.

 

d.    Merit - Approve a 5% merit increase for James F. Boggan, Purchasing Manager from Grade 434 Step 3 to Grade 434 Step 4 at $43.94 per hour, retroactive to April 24, 2010.

 

e.    Personnel - Introduction of an ordinance, amending sections 3.04.650 and 3.04.670 of Article 3.04 of Chapter 3 of the Placer County Code, regarding the suspension of step, or merit, increases for all unclassified employees and classified management employees.

 

f.     Truckee River Alcohol Ban - Approve a Resolution designating the dates of July 2, 3, 4, and 5, 2010 and July 3, 4, and 5, 2011 summer holiday periods when Section 9.08.030 of the Placer County Code, banning alcohol on the Truckee River, will be effective.

 

g.    Proposition 1A Securitization Proceeds - Approve a budget revision in the amount of $9,500,000 transferring a portion of the Proposition 1A securitization proceeds to fund capital projects.

 

16.  COUNTY EXECUTIVE/COMMUNITY GRANTS AND LOANS - Approve a resolution authorizing the Purchasing Manager to execute an amendment to a professional services contract with MHC NSP, LLC to provide Neighborhood Stabilization Program services and increase the contract not to exceed amount from $44,561 to $120,000.

 

17.  DISTRICT ATTORNEY - Approve the annual payment to Constellation Justice Systems, in the amount of $65,593.51, to cover annual maintenance for the Damion case management system.

 

18.  FACILITY SERVICES:

a.    Granite Bay Parks, Trails and Open Space Assessment District, Fiscal Year 2010-2011 - Adopt a Resolution of Intention to levy assessments for fiscal year 2010-2011, approving the preliminary Engineer’s Report and setting the time, date and location for a Public Hearing for the Granite Bay Parks, Trails and Open Space Assessment District.

 

b.    Placer County Government Center Utilities and Infrastructure Survey, Project #4761 - Approve the Consultant Services Agreement with West Yost Associates, Inc., to provide engineering and surveying services for the Placer County Government Center Utilities and Infrastructure Survey, Project #4761, located in north Auburn and authorize the Chairman to execute the agreement in an amount not-to-exceed $179,723.

 

c.    Court Facilities - Approve a resolution authorizing the Director of Facility Services, or his designee, to take actions on behalf of the Board to implement administrative requirements associated with approved Transfer Agreements and affiliated Joint Occupancy Agreements and Memorandums of Understanding between the Administrative Office of the Courts and the County.

 

19.  HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES/COMMUNITY HEALTH - Approve seven Public Health Preparedness hospital subcontracts for the period of August 9, 2009 through June 30, 2010 with American Medical Response West ($8,816), Chapa De Indian Health Clinic ($21,729), Kaiser Permanente Roseville ($38,281), Kindred Healthcare Operating Inc. dba Siena Care Center ($28,013), Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital ($39,793), Sutter Roseville Medical Center ($28,862), and Sierra-Sacramento Valley EMS Agency ($10,000) for an aggregate total of $175,494, and authorize the Director of Health and Human Services to sign these subcontracts and subsequent amendments up to 10 percent of the original amounts.  These subcontracts are funded with 100 percent Federal funds.  No County General Fund contribution is required.  These costs are included in the Department’s FY 2009-10 Final Budget.  The grant awards are 100 percent funded through the Placer County Trust Fund for Animals.  No County General Fund contribution is required.

 

20.  PERSONNEL – Introduction of an ordinance amending the un-codified Unclassified Service Schedule of Classifications, Salary Plan and grade ordinance for classification of contract establishing the salary grades for Contract Physician at Grade N20 ($10,524.80-$14,748.94 per month), and; Contract Chief Physician at Grade C13 ($11,568.27-$14,062.53 per month).

 

21.  PUBLIC WORKS:

a.    Blue Canyon Airport Project/Resurface Runway and Parking Ramp – Adopt a resolution approving the project plans and specifications, authorizing the Chairman to sign the cover sheet, authorizing the Department of Public Works to advertise for bids for the project; and authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a California Aid to Airports Program grant and award the construction contract to the lowest responsible and responsive bidder after the bidder has been approved by the Caltrans Division of Aeronautics up to an amount of $150,000, with County Counsel and Risk Management approval.

 

b.    Tahoe Area Regional Transit Service in Washoe County, Nevada – Adopt a resolution authorizing the Director of Public Works, or designee, to file applications and execute all documents related to obtaining Federal Transit Administration Section 5311 funds from the State of Nevada Department of Transportation.

 

c.    Sunnyside Bus Shelters, Contract #1093 – Approve the project plans and specifications for use in bidding and construction of two bus shelters and authorize the Department to advertise for bids; and adopt a resolution authorizing the Director of Public Works, with County Counsel and Risk Management review and approval, to execute the Sunnyside Bus Shelters Construction Contract to the lowest responsible and responsive bidder in an amount not to exceed $103,400 and authorizing the Director of Public Works to approve and sign contract change orders up to an amount not to exceed 10 percent of the lowest responsible bidder’s proposed cost.

 

22.  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 $300 in Revenue Sharing monies to the 11th Annual Auburn Family Night Out Event to benefit the Auburn Area Recreation District Youth Assistance Fund, as requested by Supervisor Holmes.

 

b.    Approve appropriation of $250 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Lighthouse Counseling and Family Resource Center 4th Annual Celebrity Waiter Luncheon Fundraiser to help defray the cost of the event, as requested by Supervisor Uhler.

 

c.    Approve appropriation of $250 in Revenue Sharing monies to PEACE for Families to help support victims of sexual assault in Placer County, as requested by Supervisor Uhler.

 

d.    Approve appropriation of $150 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Placer County Contractors Association & Builders Exchange 1st Annual Gold Country Blues Fest to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Auburn and the Sierra College construction training and education programs, as requested by Supervisor Rockholm.

 

e.    Approve appropriation of $200 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Whitney High School Safe and Sober Grad Night 2010 to benefit their safe and sober graduation event, as requested by Supervisor Weygandt.

 

f.     Approve a total appropriation of $8,250 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: West Shore Association “Opening Day at the Lake” Materials ($1,000), Community Collaborative of Tahoe Truckee Website ($500), Conexion de Futbol Gym Rental ($500), North Tahoe Business Association Clean-up Day ($250), Donner Summit Annual Clean-up Day Materials ($750), Colfax High School Grad Night Entertainment ($1,000), Women of Worth Services ($750), Foresthill Safe and Sober Grad Night Materials ($1,000), Sierra Education After School Classes ($500), Placer Sportsman Kids Fish Derby ($500), Western States Trail Foundation Tevis Cup Ride ($1,000) and Auburn Family Night ($500).

 

g.    Approve appropriation of $1,000 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Rocklin Area Chamber of Commerce Chairman’s Circle to help with their commitment to strengthen the image and visibility of business in our community, as requested by Supervisor Weygandt ($500) and Supervisor Holmes ($500).

 

23.  SHERIFF:

a.    Approve an agreement between the Placer County Sheriff Coroner-Marshal and the Drug Enforcement Administration for $40,000 and authorize the Sheriff to execute documents related to the agreement.  These funds support the drug enforcement efforts within Placer County for the arrest, prevention and eradication of controlled substances.  The term of the grant is January 1, 2010 through December 31, 2010.  These funds will be included in the FY 10/11 budget.  There is no impact to the General Fund.

 

b.    Approve the Grant application for the Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) in the amount of $28,501 to offset the cost on one Probation Officer and authorize the Sheriff-Coroner-Marshal to execute the grant application.  The grant period is from July 1, 2010 to June 30, 2014.  There is no impact to the General Fund.

 

c.    Accept the Cal EMA Anti-Drug Abuse grant in the amount of $313,492 and approve agreement between the Placer County Sheriff-Coroner-Marshal and the Department of Justice, Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement for overtime reimbursement included in the grant.  Authorize the Sheriff-Coroner-Marshal to execute the agreement and any related documents.  The grant period is from March 1, 2010 to February 28, 2012 and implementation is set for July 1, 2010. These funds will be included in the FY 2010/2011 final budget.  There is no impact to the General Fund.

 

d.    Blanket Purchase Order (BPO) #17119, Deiner Services/Sheriff-Coroner – Approve Contract Change Order #1 with Herberger’s Funeral Chapel, increasing the maximum amount by $20,000 in the revised amount of $107,000 for FY 2009/2010, to expire on June 30, 2010; and authorize the Purchasing Manager to sign.

***End of Consent Agenda***

ITEMS FOR INFORMATION:

24.  Personnel - Classified Service Merit Increases.

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ 2010 MEETING SCHEDULE:

June 8, 2010

June 22, 2010

July 13, 2010

July 27, 2010