COUNTY OF PLACER

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

TUESDAY, APRIL 12, 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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MEETING LOCATION:

 

Northstar at Tahoe

Sierra/Martis Room, 100 Northstar Drive

Truckee, CA  96160

 

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 3-5) - All items on the Consent Agenda (Items 7 thru 17) 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 Board for Item #16a&d.

Action:

 

TIMED ITEMS TO BE DISCUSSED AT THE TIME SHOWN

 

10:00 a.m.

 1.   FACILITY SERVICES:

a.    Tahoe Truckee Disposal and Eastern Regional Landfill Inc. - Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Chairman to sign the eleventh amendment to the agreement for Solid Waste Handling Services with Tahoe Truckee Disposal and Eastern Regional Landfill Inc., to increase processing fees paid to the contractor.

       Action:

 

b.    Garbage Collection Fee Adjustment in Franchise Areas 2 & 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 an 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 directly 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:

 

10:15 a.m.

 2.   COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY/PLANNING/Proposed Ordinance Temporarily Allowing Prohibited Signs (PZTA 20100383)        - Public hearing to consider adoption of an Ordinance that would allow for the placement of certain signs that are currently prohibited by the Zoning Ordinance and remove the maximum timeframes for banners and window signs, for a period of one year.

       Action:

 

DEPARTMENT ITEMS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR ACTION AS TIME ALLOWS

DEPARTMENT ITEMS:

3.    COUNTY COUNSEL – Report on Appointment Practices of the Board of Supervisors.

       Action:

 

 4.   COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY/PLANNING:

a.    Tahoe Regional Planning Agency/Regional Plan Update Status/Placer County/Tahoe Community Plan Updates Status - The Planning Services Division and County Executive Office are providing the Board with an update on the status of the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency’s (TRPA) Regional Plan Update (RPU) and the County’s Tahoe Community Plan Updates.  No Board action is requested at this time.

       Action:

 

b.    Tourist Accommodation Units/Tahoe Regional Planning Agency - The purpose of this report is to provide the Board with an overview of what Tourist Accommodations (TAUs) are, factors that impact the size of TAUs, and what impact the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency’s action may have on Placer County with regard to possible changes to the TAU’s. No Board action is requested at this time.

       Action:

 

 5.   COUNTY EXECUTIVE/NORTH LAKE TAHOE RESORT ASSOCIATION:

a.    Approve the First Amendment to the FY 2010-2011 North Lake Tahoe Resort Association contract to allocate $914,794 in FY 2008-2009 and FY 2009-2010 Transient Occupancy Tax Fund balance.

       Action:

 

b.    Approve the North Lake Tahoe Resort Association’s proposed expenditure of up to $528,500 toward the Homewood Class 1 Multipurpose Trail and Truckee River Corridor Access Plan Program environmental documents, Amgen Tour of California facility maintenance and the Regional Park playground equipment and approve a Budget Revision to appropriate a portion of these funds to Placer County.

       Action:

 

 6.  PUBLIC WORKS/KINGS BEACH WATERSHED IMPROVEMENT PROJECT - Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Chairman to sign Professional Services Agreement #1011, Amendment #2, with the consultant Cardno Entrix, Inc. (formerly Entrix, Inc.), in the amount of $252,300 bringing the total contract amount to $2,252,572 for designing the next phase of the Kings Beach Watershed Improvement Project; and authorizing the Director of Public Works, or his designee, to approve and sign future amendments up to $25,230.

       Action:

 

CONSENT AGENDA (Pages 3-5) - All items on the Consent Agenda (Items 7 thru 17) 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 Board for Item #16a&d.

Action:

 7.   AGRICULTURE:

a.    Placer Weed Management Area Projects - Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Agricultural Commission/Sealer to sign a contract #10–0692 in the amount of $16,489 for Placer Weed Management Area Projects with the California Department of Food and Agriculture allowing for reimbursement from the State for the Placer County weed eradication program.

 

b.    Petroleum Product Compliance, and Weighmaster Enforcement Programs - Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer to sign contract #11-0029-SA in the amount of $6,375 with the California Department of Food and Agriculture for Petroleum Product Compliance, and Weighmaster Enforcement Programs for the Fiscal Year 2011-2012.

 

c.    Memorandum of Understanding/Weed Management - Approve a Resolution authorizing the Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with Nevada Placer Weed Management Area establishing terms and conditions under which Nevada Placer Weed Management Area group will cooperate and coordinate activities for prevention and control of noxious weeds in Nevada and Placer Counties.

 

 8.   BOARD OF SUPERVISORS - Approve a Resolution in support of the “8 Worlds of Tahoe” Geotourism project in Lake Tahoe.

 

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

a.    11-032, Perez, Marilyn, $3,000, (Bodily Injury)

b.    11-034, Koons, V. W., $22,814,       (Property Damage)

c.    11-035, Putnam, Robert, $3,000, (Property Damage)

d.    11-036, Cremona, Cesare, $4,975.23, (Property Damage)

e.    11-038, Terrazas, Frank, $64.30, (Property Damage)

 

10.  COMMITTEES & COMMISSIONS:

a.    Greater Auburn Area Fire Safe Council – Approve the appointment of Katharine Remaley to Seat 3 representing District 3, as requested by Supervisor Holmes.

 

11.  COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY/PLANNING – Authorize the Chairman to sign Stewardship Agreement No.11-SA-11051900-006 between Placer County and the U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit.

 

12.  COUNTY EXECUTIVE/EMERGENCY SERVICES - Introduction of an Ordinance amending Chapter 9, Public Peace, Safety and Welfare; Article 9.32 Fire Prevention; Part 4 Hazardous Vegetation Abatement on Unimproved Parcels. Add two Alternate members at large to the Hazardous Vegetation Abatement Hearing Body.

 

13.  FACILITY SERVICES:

a.    Hidden Falls Regional Park Expansion, Project #4717 - Approve the Plans and Specifications and authorize staff to solicit bids for the Hidden Falls Regional Park Coon Creek Bridge Project, with an engineer’s estimate of probable construction cost of $914,000, funded by grants from Proposition 50, Sierra Nevada Conservancy, and matching funds from the Open Space Fund (Placer Legacy).

 

b.    Tahoe City Public Utility District - Approve Amendment #1 to Maintenance Services Agreement #12950 with the Tahoe City Public Utility District, and authorize the Chairman to execute the amendment in an amount not-to-exceed $20,000 for maintenance and snow removal services at the Customs House property in Tahoe City.

 

c.    North Tahoe Public Utility District Secline Lift Station - Pursuant to Government Code Section 25365, it is recommended that the Board take the following actions to transfer the approximately 2,215 sq. ft. portion of County-owned property located on Secline Beach (APN 117-180-013) in Kings Beach, CA, to the North Tahoe Public Utility District:

1.    Delegate authority to the Director of Facility Services to execute an Agreement for the Transfer of Property (Agreement) based upon the attached Material Terms; and,

2.    Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Director of Facility Services, or his designee, to execute all documents and take all actions necessary to complete this transfer of property.

 

d.    Tahoe Customs House Tenant Improvements, Project # 9413 - Approve a Consultant Services Agreement with Williams + Paddon, Architects + Planners, Inc. (W+P) to provide professional architectural and engineering services for the Tahoe Customs House Tenant Improvements, Project #9413, located at 775 North Lake Boulevard in Tahoe City and authorize the Chairman to execute the Agreement, in an amount not-to-exceed $88,250.

 

e.    Modification of Curtola Ranch Road Easement – Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Director of Facility Services, or his designee, to execute all necessary documents and take all necessary actions to extinguish and/or quitclaim certain existing access rights over portions of Curtola Ranch Road and to accept an easement providing enhanced access rights over portions of Curtola Road to the Bruin Ranch located in the Auburn Valley/Big Hill area of Placer County.

 

14.  Health & Human Services/Children’s System of Care - Approve an amendment to the cooperative agreement with Placer County Office of Education (PCOE), in the amount of $120,000 for Children’s system of Care, to extend the end of the term of the agreement from June 30, 2011 to July 31, 2011.

 

15.  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 #17664, Technical Support Services/Administrative Services/ IT - Approve Change Order #1 to Blanket Purchase Order #17664 with NexusIS, Inc., for Technical Support Services to maintain the County’s NEC Telephone Network, increasing the maximum amount by $55,000 for a Revised Maximum Amount of $120,414.00.

 

b.    Budget Revision, Administrative Services/Telecommunications - Approve a Budget Revision related to the acceptance of additional Grant Funding from the State of California Governor’s Office of Homeland Security funded by the Public Safety Interoperable Communications Grant Program to serve the Countywide Interoperable Radio Network Project.

 

16.  REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY:

a.    Adopt a resolution to approve specifications and authorize staff to solicit bids on Project #200168 to excavate contaminated soil on Redevelopment Agency–owned property located at 8784 North Lake Boulevard, Kings Beach.

 

b.    Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Purchasing Manager to execute contract amendment #3 with Kleinfelder West, Inc. to oversee soil excavation and site remediation on Redevelopment Agency-owned property in Kings Beach and increase the contract amount from $41,328.00 to $89,185.20.

 

c.    Adopt a resolution authorizing the Redevelopment Director or designee to execute a services agreement with the North Tahoe Business Association based on the material terms discussed herewith in the amount of $81,250 and subject to approval by Risk Management and Agency Counsel.

 

d.    Adopt a resolution authorizing the Redevelopment Director or designee to execute a services agreement with the Tahoe City Downtown Association based on the material terms discussed herewith in the amount of $81,250 and subject to approval by Risk Management and Agency Counsel.

 

17.  SHERIFF - Approve a contract between Placer County Sheriff-Coroner-Marshal and Principal Decision Systems International (PDSI) for Telestaff staffing and scheduling software and authorize the Purchasing Manager to execute any related documents.  The contract period is from May 1, 2011 to April 30, 2014 at a cost of $67,982 which includes software and two years of maintenance service.

***End of Consent Agenda***

 

ITEMS FOR INFORMATION:

18.  Auditor - Auditor-Controller’s Independent Accountant’s Report on the Treasurer’s Statement of Assets, for the quarter ended December 31, 2010.

 

ADJOURNMENT

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ 2011 MEETING SCHEDULE:

May 3, 2011

May 24, 2011**