COUNTY OF PLACER

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

TUESDAY, MAY 3, 2011

SUMMARY ACTION

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

 

 

 

 

9:00 a.m.

 

FLAG SALUTE – Led by Anthony La Bouff, County Counsel.

 

STATEMENT OF MEETING PROCEDURES - Read by Clerk.

 

PUBLIC COMMENT – Dave Breninger and Einar Maisch of the Placer County Water Agency provided information regarding Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s Bear River Canal failure occurring on April 19, 2011.  Josh Huntsinger, Placer County Agriculture Commissioner, reported on the Bear River Canal failure impact to agriculture in Placer County.

 

SUPERVISOR’S COMMITTEE REPORTS – Supervisor Duran reported on the Criminal Justice Policy Committee meeting attended where they discussed the Governor’s public safety realignment proposal and the Apollo data integration project.  Supervisor Montgomery reported on the Economic Development Committee meeting attended where they received reports on the business walk that took place in the south and west ends of the county and the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency meeting advising the Boulder Bay Project was approved.  Supervisor Uhler reported on the proposed continuing resolution that Congress debated and ended up not adopting noting that the Golden Sierra Job Training Agency may be defunded in the future.

 

TIMED ITEMS TO BE DISCUSSED AT THE TIME SHOWN

 

 9:15 a.m.

 1.   BOARD OF SUPERVISORS – Presentation of a Commendation honoring Basilio “Bud” Procissi for his many years of dedicated service to our community.

 

10:15 a.m.

 2.   FACILITY SERVICES/SHERIDAN WATER AND SEWER:

1.    Conducted a public hearing to receive public comments concerning proposed adjustments to sewer and water connection fees for County Service Area 28, Zone 6;

2.    Ordinance 5643-B adopted adjusting the connection fees; and

3.    Made a finding pursuant to Section 21080(b)(8) of the Public Resource Code that the higher connection 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.

            MOTION Duran/Holmes/Unanimous

 

10:25 a.m.

 3.   FACILITY SERVICES/ANNEXATION OF THE DRY CREEK COMMUNITY PARK PROPERTY INTO COUNTY SERVICE AREA 28, ZONE 173 (DRY CREEK) – Public hearing closed.  Resolution 2011-110 adopted annexing the Dry Creek Community Park property, APN 023-221-052-000, into the boundaries of Placer County Service Area 28, Zone 173 – Dry Creek.

       MOTION Duran/Holmes/Unanimous

 

10:30 a.m.

 4.   COUNTY EXECUTIVE/COMMUNITY GRANTS & LOANS – Public hearing closed.  Resolution 2011-111 adopted to submit a $35,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Planning and Technical Assistance Application to survey mobile home parks for rehabilitating dilapidated mobile home parks in Kings Beach and Tahoe Vista and allocate $1,400 in matching funds from CDBG Program Income.  MOTION Montgomery/Holmes/Unanimous

 

11:00 a.m.

 5.   FACILITY SERVICES:

a.    Sewer Maintenance District 1 Wastewater Treatment Plant Compliance: Proposal from City of Lincoln - Staff was directed to

1.    Complete the development of Plans and Specifications for the SMD #1 Plant upgrade

2.    Utilize the existing ad hoc work by Supervisors Weygandt & Holmes to develop a comprehensive response to the draft agreement purposed by the City of Lincoln consistent with comments provided by the Board.

3.    Ascertain the interest of the City of Auburn to participate in regionalization at a benefit equal to that of SMD #1 rate payees

4.    Return to the Board (possibly June 12, 2011) to update the full Board regarding progress on the above; and

5.    Accept the Regional Board’s offer to assist in addressing important issues raised and incorporate the possible use of anticipated future FERC proceeds as a way to partial fund regional sewer.

 

b.    State Revolving Fund Assistance Application, Dedication of Net Revenue for the Plant 1 Upgrade and Expansion Project - Resolution 2011-116 adopted dedicating net revenues received by Sewer Maintenance District (SMD 1) for payment of any and all Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) Program financings for the SMD 1 Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade and Expansion Project (Upgrade Project).  MOTION Holmes/Duran/Unanimous

 

c.    State Revolving Fund Assistance Application, Reimbursement Resolution for the Plant 1 Upgrade Project - Resolution of Intention 2011-117 adopted to comply with Treasury Regulation Section 1.150-2 and Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) Program requirements regarding reimbursement of capital expenditures incurred prior to execution of an assistance agreement for the SMD 1 Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade and Expansion Project (Upgrade Project).  MOTION Holmes/Duran/Unanimous

 

DEPARTMENT ITEMS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR ACTION AS TIME ALLOWS

DEPARTMENT ITEMS:

 6.   ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES/PROCUREMENT – Authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the following:

a.    Blanket Purchase Order, Maintenance of Property Tax System/Assessor/Auditor/Treasurer Approved the renewal of a Sole-Source Blanket Purchase Order with Megabyte Systems for maintenance of the Property Tax System, in the amount of $335,787.24.

       MOTION Montgomery/Holmes/Unanimous

 

 7.   AGRICULTURE/FISH & GAME COMMISSION - Resolution 2011-109 adopted authorizing the Chairman to sign a letter to the California Department of Fish and Game to:

  1. Oppose the new Department of Fish & Game regulations on dredging.

2.    Ban the use of dredges on Wild and Scenic waters, such as the North Fork of American River Watershed, and also on Wild Trout status rivers, under the State Heritage Trout Program

3.    Ban the use of 8 inch suction nozzles, and

4.    Consider the impact dredgers would have on methylation of mercury in the American River watershed.

       MOTION Holmes/Duran/Unanimous

 

 8.   BOARD OF SUPERVISORS – Approved minutes of March 22, 2011.  Supervisor Uhler absent.

       MOTION Montgomery/Holmes/Unanimous  VOTE 4:0 (Uhler abstained)

 

 9.   COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY/2010 Census/Redistricting – Provided the Board with background information that will affect how supervisorial district boundaries will need to be modified to respond to population changes described in the 2010 Census data. Staff was directed to initiate work efforts for realigning Placer County Supervisorial Districts in accordance with State law and the Federal Census.

 

10.  COUNTY EXECUTIVE/EMERGENCY SERVICES - Resolution 2011-112 adopted approving the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CALFIRE) Cooperative Fire Protection Agreement for Fiscal Year 2011/12 in the amount of $8,633,428 and authorize the Chairman to sign.

       MOTION Homes/Montgomery/Unanimous

 

11.  PUBLIC WORKS:

a.    Blanket Purchase Order Contracts for Surveying Services – Resolution 2011-113 adopted approving Blanket Purchase Order (BPO) contracts with Andregg Geomatics; K.B. Foster Civil Engineering, Inc.; Stantec Consulting Services, Inc.; and Wood Rodgers, Inc.; for surveying services for various public works and capital improvement projects in eastern Placer County in the amount of $125,000 per BPO contract, not to exceed a total combined amount of $500,000; and authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign and execute the BPO contracts on behalf of the County of Placer and to transfer funds between BPO contracts as needed.

       MOTION Montgomery/Duran/Unanimous  VOTE 4:0 (Holmes temporarily absent)

 

b.    Brockway Water Quality Improvement Project, Contract #1024 – Approved the project plans and specifications for use in bidding and construction of the Brockway Water Quality Improvement Project; authorized the Department to advertise for bids and award to the lowest responsible and responsive bidder; Resolution 2011-114 adopted authorizing the Director of Public Works, with County Counsel’s and Risk Management’s review and approval, to execute the Brockway Water Quality Improvement Project Construction Contract No. 1024 in an amount not to exceed $1,643,600; and, authorized the Director of Public Works to approve and sign contract change orders up to an amount not to exceed ten (10) percent of the lowest responsible bidder’s approved cost.  MOTION Montgomery/Duran/Unanimous

 

ADJOURNED AS THE PLACER COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AND

CONVENED AS THE PLACER COUNTY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY BOARD

 

12.  REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY - Resolution 2011-115 adopted informing the Placer County Auditor-Controller that the Redevelopment Agency’s Supplemental Education Revenue Augmentation Fund payment of $657,451 will be paid from the Agency’s current year tax increment.

       MOTION Montgomery/Holmes/Unanimous

 

ADJOURNED AS THE PLACER COUNTY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY BOARD AND

RECONVENED AS THE PLACER COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

 

13.  SHERIFF - Approved a three year agreement between the Placer County Sheriff’s Office and Canteen Food Services for inmate commissary services, in the amount not to exceed $325,000 annually beginning June 1, 2011 to May 31, 2014.  MOTION Duran/Holmes/Unanimous

 

14.  COUNTY COUNSEL/CLOSED SESSION REPORT:

(A)   §54956.9 – CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL

1.    Existing Litigation:

(a)   4 Saddleback Lane, LLC et al. v. Greg Newland, et al., Placer County Superior Court Case No.: MCV-44649 – Counsel provided information and the Board provided direction.

2.    Anticipated Litigation:

(a)   Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to subdivision (b) of Government Code §54956.9:  one potential case – Counsel provided information and the Board provided direction.

 

(B)  §54957.6 - CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS – Counsel provided information on Labor Negotiations and Board provided direction.

(a)   Agency designated representatives:  Tom Miller, Nancy Nittler, Therese Leonard, Valerie D. Flood

       Employee organization: PPEO. DSA

 

CONSENT AGENDA – Item 28 a b & c moved for discussion.  Consent Agenda approved as amended with action as indicated.  The Board convened as the Redevelopment Agency for Item #27.

MOTION Holmes/Uhler/Unanimous

 

15.  ORDINANCE – Second Reading:

a.    County Executive/Emergency Services - Ordinance 5642-B adopted 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.

 

16.  BOARD OF SUPERVISORS:

a.    Approved minutes of March 8, and April 5, 2011.

b.    Approved a Proclamation declaring the week of May 15-21, 2011 as National Public Works Week.

 

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

a.    11-039, Valencia, Dustin, $27.05, (Property Loss)

b.    11-041, Foehr, Dirk, $1,200, (Property Damage)

 

18.  CLAIMS AGAINST THE COUNTY – Rejected the following Leave to Present a Late Claim, as recommended by the offices of County Counsel and Risk Management:

a.    11-014, Carnelian Woods Townhouse Assoc., $150,000, (Property Damage)

 

19.       COMMITTEES & COMMISSIONS:

a.    Agricultural Commission – Approved the reappointment of Tony Aguilar to Seat 1 representing the Citrus Industry.

 

b.    Building Appeals Board – Approved the reappointment of David Saydak to Seat 4 representing District 4, as requested by Supervisor Uhler.

 

c.    Building Appeals Board – Approved the reappointment of Randy Smith to Seat 8 representing Fire Officials.

 

d.    Squaw Valley Design Review – Approved the appointment of Michelle Benoit to Seat 3, as requested by Supervisor Montgomery.

 

e.    Municipal Advisory Council (North Tahoe Regional) – Accepted the vacancy of Seat 4 effective May 3, and direct the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as requested by Supervisor Montgomery.

 

f.     Municipal Advisory Council (Weimar/Applegate/Colfax) – Accepted the vacancy of Seat 2 effective May 3, and directed the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as requested by Supervisor Montgomery.

 

g.    Older Adult Advisory Commission – Accepted the resignation of William Reed Seat 18 effective May 3, and approved the appointment of William Reed to Seat 3, as requested by Supervisor Holmes.

 

20.  COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY/ENGINEERING & SURVEYING/MARTIS CAMP (aka SILLER RANCH) UNIT #8A, TRACT #996 - Approved recording of the Final Map for Martis Camp Unit 8A;

1.    Approved recording and authorize the Chairman to sign the Final Map;

2.    Authorized the Chairman to sign the Subdivision Improvement Agreement; and

3.    Instructed the Clerk of the Board to prepare the Final Map for recording and prepare the Subdivision Improvement Agreement for recording.

 

21.  COUNTY CLERK/ELECTIONS - Resolution 2011-101 adopted authorizing a June 21, 2011 Special Election for the Foresthill Public Utility District and authorizing the County Registrar of Voters to Render Reimbursed Election Services for the Election.

 

22.  COUNTY EXECUTIVE – Authorized the Chairman to sign a letter in response to the 2010-11 Placer County Grand Jury’s final reports on the Annual Inspection of Holding Facilities in Placer County and the Annual Inspection of the Juvenile Detention Center.

 

23.  COUNTY EXECUTIVE/EMERGENCY SERVICES - Resolution 2011-102 adopted reaffirming the Proclamation of Local Emergency made by the Board of Supervisors on April 11, 2011 that was precipitated by a series of propane leaks in eastern Placer County, located predominantly in the Serene Lakes community.

 

24.  FACILITY SERVICES:

a.    Public Health Clinic Building 117 Generator - The Board took the following action related to the Public Health Clinic Building 117 Generator at the Placer County Government Center:

1.    Approved a Budget Revision shifting $47,500 from account 2405 to account 4451 in the Building Maintenance Budget;

2.    Authorized the purchase of one (1) emergency generator in the amount of $47,500;

3.    Approved the addition of one (1) emergency generator to the Master Fixed Asset List; and,

4.    Authorized the Procurement Manager to sign all necessary contract documents.

 

b.    Granite Bay Parks, Trails and Open Space Assessment District, Fiscal Year 2011-2012 - Resolution of Intention 2011-103 adopted to levy assessments for Fiscal Year 2011-2012, 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.

 

c.    Richardson Pipe Line Replacement, Project 40220 Notice of Completion - Resolution 2011-104 adopted accepting Richardson Pipe Line Replacement Project 40220 as complete and authorizing the Director of Facility Services to execute and record the Notice of Completion.

 

25.  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, Waterborne Traffic Line Paint for Road Maintenance/Public Works/Road Maintenance - Approved the award of a Blanket Purchase Order as a result of an El Dorado County competitively awarded contract to Ennis Paint, Inc., in the maximum amount of $160,000.

 

b.    Blanket Purchase Order, Annual Software License Fees, Support and Related Services/Administrative Services/Revenue Services - Approved the award of a Sole-Source Blanket Purchase Order to Columbia Ultimate Business Systems for annual software license fees for Revenue Services Information Management System, in the maximum amount of $200,000.

 

c.    Blanket Purchase Order, Annual Software Maintenance and Support/Auditor/Personnel - Approved the renewal of a Sole-Source Blanket Purchase Order with Oracle America, Inc. for annual software maintenance and support of the Payroll/Personnel “ACORN” System, in the maximum amount of $161,220.32.

 

d.    Blanket Purchase Order, Site License and Support/Administrative Services/Information Technology - Approved the award of a Sole-Source Blanket Purchase Order to Oracle America, Inc. for Site License and Support of the County’s Database Management Software, in the maximum amount of $223,288.64.

 

26.  PUBLIC WORKS/LAKE TAHOE MARATHON – Resolution 2011-105 adopted supporting the Lake Tahoe Marathon and temporary restriction of traffic on State Highway 89 on Sunday, September 25, 2011.

 

27.  REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY - Authorized the Purchasing Manager or designee to execute an amendment to Blanket Purchase Order #17919 between the Redevelopment Agency and Blackburn Consulting, Inc., for Domus housing construction management and prevailing wage monitoring services to increase the total amount from $75,000 to $150,000.

 

28.  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.    MOVED FOR DISCUSSION Approve appropriation of $250 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Placer Breast Cancer Endowment 5th annual “Signe King Memorial” event to help support the endowed chair to continue clinical trials programs, as requested by Supervisor Uhler ($250).

 

b.    MOVED FOR DISCUSSION Approve appropriation of $250 in Revenue Sharing monies to the South Placer Homeless Consortium 1st annual Health, Education and Resource Faire to benefit the event, as requested by Supervisor Uhler ($250).

 

c.    MOVED FOR DISCUSSION Approve appropriation of $100 in Revenue Sharing monies to Rock Creek Elementary School to offset transportation costs for an educational County Library field trip, as requested by Supervisor Holmes ($100).

 

29.  SHERIFF:

a.    Approved and authorized the Sheriff to execute the agreement between the Placer County Sheriff Coroner-Marshal and the Drug Enforcement Administration for $50,000.  The term is from January 1, 2011 through December 31, 2011.

 

b.    Approved the agreement between the Placer County Sheriff Coroner-Marshal and Brasher’s Sacramento Auto Auction for the disposal of surplus vehicles and authorized the Purchasing Manager to execute the agreement and all related documents.  The agreement period is from May 5, 2011 to May 4, 2013 for a cost of $210 per vehicle.

 

c.    Resolution 2011-106 adopted authorizing the collection of the Automated Warrant Assessment fee for the Sheriff-Coroner-Marshal’s Office pursuant to Vehicle Code Section 40508.5 and Penal Code Section 853.7a.

 

d.    Resolution 2011-107 adopted authorizing the Sheriff to execute the three-year agreement between the Placer County Sheriff Coroner-Marshal and the Department of California Highway Patrol (CHP) for reimbursement of overtime costs for CHP personnel assigned to the Placer County Auto Theft Task Force.  The agreement is in the amount not to exceed $105,000 beginning July 1, 2011 and ending June 30, 2014.

 

30.  TREASURER-TAX COLLECTOR - Resolution 2011-108 adopted directing the Auditor- Controller to transfer unclaimed monies to the General Fund per Government Code Section 50053 and Placer County’s Policy Directive on Unclaimed Funds.

***End of Consent Agenda***

 

ITEMS MOVED FROM THE CONSENT AGENDA FOR DISCUSSION:

28.  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 $250 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Placer Breast Cancer Endowment 5th annual “Signe King Memorial” event to help support the endowed chair to continue clinical trials programs, as requested by Supervisor Uhler ($250).

 

b.    Approved appropriation of $250 in Revenue Sharing monies to the South Placer Homeless Consortium 1st annual Health, Education and Resource Faire to benefit the event, as requested by Supervisor Uhler ($250).

 

c.    Approved appropriation of $100 in Revenue Sharing monies to Rock Creek Elementary School to offset transportation costs for an educational County Library field trip, as requested by Supervisor Holmes ($100).

 

 

ITEMS FOR INFORMATION:

31.  Personnel - Classified Service Merit Increases.

32.  Treasurer-Tax Collector - Treasurer’s Statement for the month of March 2011.

 

ADJOURNMENT – Next regular meeting is May 24, 2011.

 

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ 2011 MEETING SCHEDULE:

May 24, 2011

June 7, 2011

June 21, 2011