COUNTY OF PLACER

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

TUESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2011

AGENDA

9:00 a.m.

 

Jack Duran, District 1                                                                                                                                    Thomas Miller, County Executive

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

Jim Holmes, District 3                                                                                                                  Holly Heinzen, Assistant County Executive

Kirk Uhler, District 4                                                                                                                                        Ann Holman, Clerk of the Board

Jennifer Montgomery, District 5, Vice Chairman

 

County Administrative Center, 175 Fulweiler Avenue, Auburn, CA  95603

 

 

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9:00 a.m.

FLAG SALUTE – Led by Chairman Weygandt.

 

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 3-7) - All items on the Consent Agenda (Items 8 thru 21) 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 Redevelopment Agency for Item #20 a&b.

Action:

 

TIMED ITEMS TO BE DISCUSSED AT THE TIME SHOWN

 

10:30 a.m.

 1.   BOARD OF SUPERVISORS/REDISTRICTINGDirect County staff to initiate work efforts for realigning Placer County supervisorial districts in accordance with State law and Federal Census.

       Action:

 

11:00 a.m.

 2.   COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY/PLANNING/PLACER COUNTY CONSERVATION PLAN (PCCP)/Program Update - The Planning Services Division of the Community Development / Resource Agency is requesting authorization to submit the updated conservation strategy for review by the state/federal Wildlife Agencies (Department of Fish and Game, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Marine Fisheries Service) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the California Regional Water Quality Control Board (collectively known as the Agencies).Staff will also provide information on the overall status of the Conservation Plan.  Recommendations in this report include:

1.    Direct staff to submit the revised conservation strategy to the Wildlife Agencies in response to their June 2005 letter.

2.    Direct staff to continue to discuss PCCP conservation strategy alternatives with key stakeholders.

3.    Direct staff to initiate the preparation of the EIR/EIS, Finance Plan, and Implementation Agreement.

4.    Authorize the Chairman to sign the attached cover/response letter addressed to the State/Federal Wildlife Agencies.”

       Action:

 

DEPARTMENT ITEMS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR ACTION AS TIME ALLOWS

DEPARTMENT ITEMS:

 3.   COUNTY EXECUTIVE - Update on the recently released FY 2011-12 Proposed State Budget.

       Action:

 

 4.   COUNTY EXECUTIVE/PERSONNEL – Receive a report regarding the CalPERS Miscellaneous and Safety Pension Plans actuarial analysis as of June 30, 2009 (reports dated October 2010).

       Action:

 

 5.   COUNTY EXECUTIVE/REDEVELOPMENT – Adopt a resolution approving findings and authorizing the County Executive Officer or designee to execute a $18,403,619 Cooperative Agreement with the County of Placer Redevelopment Agency for the Redevelopment Agency funding of projects and programs of benefit to the North Auburn, North Lake Tahoe and Sunset Industrial Redevelopment Project Areas.

       Action:

 

ADJOURN AS THE PLACER COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AND

CONVENE AS THE PLACER COUNTY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

 

 6.   REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY BOARD:

a.    Quartz Ridge Family Apartments - Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Redevelopment Director or his designee to execute an amendment to the Predevelopment Loan Agreement and any accompanying documents with Quartz Ridge Family Apartments, LP in an amount not to exceed $350,000 for the Redevelopment Agency-owned property at 360 Silver Bend Way, in the Bowman area.

       Action:

 

b.    Lake Forest Water Improvement District Project - Adopt a Resolution approving a funding agreement between the Redevelopment Agency and the Tahoe City Public Utility District for water system upgrades in the Lake Forest Water Improvement District in a not to exceed amount of $400,000, and authorizing the Redevelopment Director or designee to execute the agreement, approve California Health and Safety Code Section 33445 findings to authorize the utilization of redevelopment funding, and approve a budget revision cancelling reserves of $400,000 in the Tax Allocation Bond, 2006 Series A Fund, and creating an appropriation for the Lake Forest Water Improvement District project.

       Action:

 

c.    Cooperative Agreement - Adopt a Resolution approving findings and authorizing the Redevelopment Agency Deputy Director or designee to execute a $18,403,619 Cooperative Agreement with the County of Placer for the Redevelopment Agency funding of projects and programs of benefit to the North Auburn, North Lake Tahoe and Sunset Industrial Redevelopment Project Areas.

       Action:

 

ADJOURN AS THE PLACER COUNTY REDEVELPMENT AGENCY AND

RECONVENE AS THE PLACER COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

 

 7.   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)   Sierra Club vs. Placer County Board of Supervisors, et al., consolidated, County of Placer Superior Court Case No. SCV-24201.

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

 

(B)  §54956.8 – CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR

(a)   Property:  APN(s):   052-101-024

Agency Negotiator(s):  Tom Miller, Jim Durfee, Mary Dietrich,

Negotiating Parties:  County of Placer, Fine Particle LLC, City of Auburn

Under Negotiation: Price, terms of payment, or both.

       CLOSED SESSION REPORT:

 

CONSENT AGENDA (Pages 3-7) - All items on the Consent Agenda (Items 8 thru 21) 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 Redevelopment Agency for Item #20 a&b.

Action:

 8.   AUDITOR – Approval of closure of Placer County Probation-Tahoe outside checking account.

 

 9.   BOARD OF SUPERVISORS:

a.    Confirm the Board of Supervisors 2011 Boards and Commissions Assignments as designated at the January 11, 2011 meeting.

 

b.    Adopt a Resolution commending William “Bill” Langton for 26 years of dedicated public service as an employee of the Placer County Sheriff’s Department.

 

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

a.    10-110, Rorman, Ed, Not Stated, (Bodily Injury)

b.    10-117, Holcomb, Mark, Not Stated, (Personal Injury)

c.    10-120, Barnes, Ronald, $300, (Property Loss)

d.    10-121, Hottel, Joleen, In Excess of $20,000, (Bodily Injury)

e.    10-122, Green, Kenneth, In Excess of $25,000, (Bodily Injury/Personal Injury)

f.     10-121, Besana, Shelly, Not Stated, (Bodily Injury/Personal Injury)

 

11.  COMMITTEES & COMMISSIONS:

a.    Greater Lincoln Area Fire Safe Council – Approve the appointments of Michael Whitney to Seat 1, Jim Houck to Seat 2 and Warren Bostick to Seat 3, as requested by Supervisor Weygandt.

 

b.    Placer Sierra Fire Safe Council - Approve the reappointments of Tyrone Gorre to Seat 2 and Karina Silvas to Seat 4 and the appointment of William David Hart II to Seat 6, as requested by Supervisor Montgomery.

 

c.    Greater Auburn Area Fire Safe Council – Approve the reappointment of Frances Kehoe to Seat 4 representing District 5, as requested by Supervisor Montgomery.

 

d.    Newcastle-Rocklin-Gold Hill Cemetery District – Approve the reappointments of Roy Hebard, Jr. to Seat 1 and Joe Wiltermood to Seat 2, as requested by Supervisor Holmes.

 

e.    Library Advisory Board – Approve the reappointment of Martha Riley to Seat 1 representing District 1, as requested by Supervisor Duran.

 

f.     Library Advisory Board – Approve the reappointment of Francine Yorde to Seat 2 representing District 2, as requested by Supervisor Weygandt.

 

g.    Municipal Advisory Council (Granite Bay) – Approve the appointment of John Thacker to Seat 3 and the reappointments of Eric Teed-Bose to Seat 1, Dr. Gloria Freeman to Seat 2, Walter Pekarsky to Seat 4 and Virg Anderson to Seat 7, as requested by Supervisor Uhler.

 

h.    Municipal Advisory Council (Horseshoe Bar) – Approve the reappointments of Mark Fortner to Seat 1, Kurt Turner to Seat 2, Lorene Eurele to Seat 3, Cheryl Tiburzi to Seat 4 and Dennis Gage to Seat 5, as requested by Supervisor Holmes.

 

i.      Municipal Advisory Council (Meadow Vista) – Approve the appointment of Michael Tritel to Seat 1 and the reappointments of Jeff Evans to Seat 2, Sheila Steinberg to Seat 3, Sherri Bloomfield to Seat 4 and Laurie Sweeney to Seat 7, as requested by Supervisor Montgomery.

 

j.     Municipal Advisory Council (Newcastle/Ophir) – Approve the reappointments of Joe Irvin to Seat 1, Steven Palmer to Seat 2, Ed Sander to Seat 3, Dick Dal Pino to Seat 4, Sam Moore to Seat 5, Elliott Rose to Seat 6 and Gaytrell Lapp to Seat 7, as requested by Supervisor Holmes.

 

k.   Municipal Advisory Council (North Auburn) – Approve the reappointments of Gregory Wilbur to Seat 1, Ken Gregory to Seat 2, Laurence Farinha to Seat 3, Dave Hungerford to Seat 4, Chuck Rydell to Seat 5, Jacquie Flecklin to Seat 6 and Mark Watts to Seat 7, as requested by Supervisor Holmes.

 

l.      Municipal Advisory Council (North Tahoe Regional) – Approve the reappointments of Megan Chillemi to Seat 1, Zachary Hymanson to Seat 2, Susan Kass to Seat 3, Rick Marshall to Seat 4, Lolly Kupec to Seat 5, Michael Lefrancois to Seat 6, Regina Straver to Seat 8 and Melissa Siig to Seat 9, as requested by Supervisor Montgomery.

 

m.   Municipal Advisory Council (Penryn) – Approve the reappointments of Robert Brodovsky to Seat 1, Mike Bishop to Seat 2, Judy Bennett to Seat 3, Patty Neifer to Seat 4 and Gayle Russell to Seat 5, as requested by Supervisor Holmes.

 

n.    Municipal Advisory Council (Squaw Valley) – Approve the reappointments of Maureen O’Keefe to Seat 1, Alisa Adriani to Seat 2, Charles Luckhardt to Seat 3, Brian Sheehan to Seat 4, Kevin Strange to Seat 5, Lindsay Romack to Seat 6 and Edward Heneveld to Seat 7, as requested by Supervisor Montgomery.

 

o.    Municipal Advisory Council (Weimar/Applegate/Colfax) – Approve the reappointments of Don Adams to Seat 1, Richard Taliaferro to Seat 2, Allen Shuttleworth to Seat 3, Jane Mulder to Seat 4, Marilynn Tausch to Seat 5, David Wiltsee to Seat 6 and John Gagnon to Seat 7, as requested by Supervisor Montgomery.

 

p.    Municipal Advisory Council (West Placer) – Approve the reappointments of Claudette Mitchele-Weismantel to Seat 1, John Hottel to Seat 2, Darryl Osborne to Seat 4 and Walter Wyllie to Seat 5, as requested by Supervisor Duran.

 

12.  COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY:

a.    Truckee Fire Protection District - Adopt a Resolution ratifying Truckee Fire Protection District Ordinance 01-2010 (which adopts the California Fire Code) and Resolution 18-2010 (which adopts findings for local amendments) and direct staff to transmit the determination to the District.

 

b.    Placer County Biomass Utilization Pilot Project - Authorize the Chairman to sign a contract not to exceed $103,000 with TSS Consultants to support Phase II of the congressionally directed Department of Energy grant entitled “Placer County Biomass Utilization Pilot Project.”

 

13.  COUNTY EXECUTIVE - Adopt a Resolution supporting a long term solution to effectively address management of and funding for the Auburn State Recreation Area.

 

14.  COUNTY EXECUTIVE/REDEVELOPMENT – Adopt a Resolution adopting findings to authorize the utilization of tax increment bond proceeds for construction of water system upgrades in Lake Forest, California by the Tahoe City Public Utility District.

 

15.  COUNTY EXECUTIVE/EMERGENCY SERVICES - Approve Placer County’s continued participation in the Sierra-Sacramento Valley Emergency Medical Services Joint Powers Authority (JPA) at the current annual cost of $155,782 and authorize the Chairman to sign the updated JPA agreement.

 

16.  FACILITY SERVICES:

a.    Landfill Gas System Operation and Maintenance Services - Approve an agreement with SCS Field Services for the operation and maintenance of the landfill gas systems at the Meadow Vista, Loomis, and Eastern Regional Landfills for an amount not to exceed $130,380 and upon review and approval by County Counsel and Risk Management, authorize the Chairman to execute the Agreement.

 

b.    2010/11 Sewer Line Video Inspection, Sewer Maintenance District 1 & 2, Project 08239 - Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Director of Facility Services to execute a contract with Coastline Water Resources for the 2010/11 Sewer Line Video Inspection, Sewer Maintenance District 1 and 2, Project 08239, in an amount not to exceed $210,696, 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.

 

c.    Sheridan Wastewater Treatment Ponds Spray Irrigation Expansion, Project #04823 - Adopt a Resolution accepting Project #04823, Sheridan Wastewater Treatment Ponds Spray Irrigation Expansion as complete, for a final project cost of $1,459,321, and authorize the Director of Facility Services to execute and record the Notice of Completion.

 

17.  HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES/COMMUNITY HEALTH - Approve ten Public Health Preparedness subcontracts for the period of July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011 with American Medical Response West ($9,265), Chapa-De Indian Health Program ($7,401), Colonial Healthcare Center ($6,785), Betty J. Goetsch ($12,866), Kaiser Foundation Hospitals ($14,314), Siena Care Center ($6,741), Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital ($12,930), Sutter Roseville Medical Center ($14,715.50), Sierra-Sacramento Valley EMS Agency ($6,500), and Susan M. Webb ($12,866) for an aggregate total of $104,383.50, and authorize the Director of Health and Human Services to sign these subcontracts and subsequent amendments up to 10 percent of the original amounts.

 

18.  PROCUREMENT SERVICES - In accordance with County Policy, non-contested competitively awarded bids under $250,000 are placed on the Consent Agenda.  Authorize the Purchasing Manager to sign the following:

a.    Competitive Bid #10032, Traffic Signal Maintenance and Repairs/Public Works - Approve the award of Competitive Bid to Gray Electric Company, in the maximum amount of $106,000.

 

b.    Blanket Purchase Order, Hewlett Packard Brand Network Products and Information Technology Network Support/Administrative Services/Communications - Approve the renewal of a negotiated Blanket Purchase Order with Brian Kennedy Doing Business as Modal Networks, in the maximum amount of $150,000.

 

19.  PUBLIC WORKS:

a.    Recreational Trails Program/Road Maintenance & Snow Removal Equipment/Foresthill Area – Adopt a Resolution authorizing the filing of an application for grant funds from the Recreational Trails Program in the amount of $413,600 for the purchase of road maintenance and snow removal equipment, and authorizing the Director of Public Works, or his designee, to execute all documents related to the grant.

 

b.    California Tahoe Conservancy Private Lease Revenue Transfer – Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute the California Tahoe Conservancy (CTC) Agreement CTA-10003 between the State and Placer County in the amount of $50,917.

 

c.    Wise Road Bridge Replacement at North Ravine, Contract #1067 – Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Director of Public Works to approve additional construction contract change orders (CCO’s) and contract item adjustments with Teichert Construction for construction related services for the Wise Road Bridge Replacement at North Ravine Project for an additional amount of $90,000 for a total amount not to exceed $170,000 and an estimated total contract not to exceed $933,012.60.

 

d.    Federal Transit Administration (FTA) – Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Director of Public Works or his/designee to: 1) Execute and file applications for FTA assistance on behalf of Placer County; 2) Execute and file the required certifications, assurances and agreements on behalf of the County binding the County to Federal requirements; and, 3) Execute grant agreements and cooperative agreements with FTA, the State of California and the State of Nevada on behalf of the County.

 

20.  REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY BOARD:

a.    Independent Auditor’s Report - Adopt a Resolution approving the Independent Auditor’s Reports for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2010 of the Redevelopment Agency.

 

b.    Kings Beach Scattered Sites Housing Project - Adopt a resolution authorizing the Redevelopment Agency Director or designee to execute an Amendment to the Disposition, Development, and Loan Agreement with Kings Beach Housing Associates to authorize use of reimbursed funds from the Infill Infrastructure Grant Program for the Kings Beach Scattered Sites Housing 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 Lazarus Project 11th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Dinner Celebration to benefit housing and support services to homeless men and women in Placer County, as requested by Supervisor Weygandt ($200) and Supervisor Holmes ($250).

 

b.    Approve appropriation of $250 in Revenue Sharing monies to PEACE for Families 1st Annual “PEACE Survivor Run” Event to help defray the cost of rental equipment, as requested by Supervisor Holmes ($250).

 

c.    Approve appropriation of $200 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Placer Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) to benefit SPCA programs, as requested by Supervisor Holmes ($200).

 

d.    Approve appropriation of $500 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Rocklin Educational Excellence Foundation 1st Annual Rocklin Royale Event to help defray the cost of the event, as requested by Supervisor Weygandt ($250) and Supervisor Holmes ($250).

 

e.    Approve appropriation of $500 in Revenue Sharing monies to the PlacerGROWN 16th Annual Food and Farm Conference to support the annual conference, as requested by Supervisor Weygandt ($250) and Supervisor Holmes ($250).

***End of Consent Agenda***

 

ITEMS FOR INFORMATION:

22.  Auditor - Report of refunds of $5000 or less issued by the Auditor-Controller during the period of January 1, 2010 to December 31, 2010, in accordance with Resolution Number 2008-35 and Government Code Section 26906.  Refunds of $5000 or less totaled $27,427.54

23.  Facility Services:

a.    Payment of an Administrative Civil Liability for Sewer Maintenance District 1 - No action is required.  This informational item explains why Sewer Maintenance District 1 was assessed a $42,000 fine by the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board.

b.    Payment of an Administrative Civil Liability for Sewer Maintenance District 3 - No action is required.  This informational item explains why Sewer Maintenance District 3 was assessed a $30,000 fine by the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board.

24.  PersonnelClassified Service Merit Increases.

25.  Treasurer/Tax Collector - Treasurer’s Statement for the month of December 2010.

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ 2011 MEETING SCHEDULE:

February 8, 2011

February 22, 2011

March 3, 2011

March 24, 2011