COUNTY OF PLACER
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2014
Jack Duran, District 1, Chairman David Boesch, County Executive
Robert Weygandt, District 2 Holly Heinzen, Chief Assistant County Executive Officer
Jim Holmes, District 3 Gerald O. Carden, County Counsel
Kirk Uhler, District 4, Vice Chairman Ann Holman, Clerk of the Board
Jennifer Montgomery, District 5
County Administrative Center, 175 Fulweiler Avenue, Auburn, CA 95603
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FLAG SALUTE – Led by County Counsel, Gerald O. Carden.
STATEMENT OF MEETING PROCEDURES - Read by Clerk.
PUBLIC COMMENT – Pamela Jones, Cindy Chapman, Abigail Fauset, and Gene Robbins, IHSS Caregivers, requested the Board approve a $10.70 proposed wage increase. Doug Moore, Executive Director of the United Domestic Workers, reported Santa Clara County reached a tentative three-year agreement with caregivers and requested the Board do the right thing. Henry Boisvert, Granite Bay resident, introduced Wenki Li, calligrapher of FU, who is going around the world representing the symbol of FU. Mr. Li created and presented to the Board a FU calligraphic drawing.
SUPERVISOR’S COMMITTEE REPORTS – Supervisor Montgomery and Supervisor Holmes reported on their trip to Washington DC.
1. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
a. Commendation, Placer Farm Bureau
1. Presentation of a Commendation honoring the Placer Farm Bureau on its 100th Anniversary.
The Commendation was presented to Joe Fischer, President of the Placer Farm Bureau.
2. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
a. Proclamation, Rare Disease Day
1. Presentation of a Proclamation proclaiming February 28, 2014 as Rare Disease Day in Placer County. The Proclamation was presented to Katie Shelton and son Owen to raise public awareness about rare diseases and the importance of research.
3. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY
a. Planning/Public hearing, Transitional and Supportive Housing Zoning Text Amendments
1. Adopted the Addended Negative Declaration prepared for the Transitional and Supportive Housing Zoning Text Amendments, and
2. Adopted Ordinance 5735-B amending Placer County Code Chapter 17 (Zoning Ordinance), Articles 17.04, 17.06, 17.20, 17.22, 17.26, 17.30, 17.34, and 17.48 pertaining to Transitional and Supportive Housing in order to implement State housing law and the County’s Housing Element.
There is no net County cost associated with these actions.
AYES: Duran, Weygandt, Holmes, Uhler, Montgomery
4. ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
a. Competitive Bid, Purchase Various Types of Vehicles, Public Works/District Attorney
1. Approved the award of competitive Bid #10323 to Future Ford of Roseville and Albany Ford Subaru of Albany, CA for the purchase of various types of vehicles in the maximum aggregate amount of $722,866, funded by revenue collected from replacement funds with no new net County cost;
2. Approved the award of a purchase order using a cooperative agreement to the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services 1122 Public Safety Procurement Program of Mather, CA for the purchase of various types of vehicles in the maximum aggregate amount of $222,666, sufficiently funded in the 2013/14 FY budget with no new net County cost; and
3. Authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the resulting purchase orders and related documents.
AYES: Duran, Weygandt, Holmes, Uhler, Montgomery
5. COUNTY COUNSEL/CLOSED SESSION REPORT:
(A) §54956.9 – CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL
1. Existing Litigation (Government Code §54956.9(d)(1):
(a) Verizon California, Inc., a California Corporation v. California State Board of Equalization; County of Alpine; County of Calaveras; County of Del Norte, et al.
Sacramento County Superior Court Case No.: 34-2014-00157245 – The Board authorized County Counsel to represent the County,
(B) §54956.8 – CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR – The Board gave direction to its Real Property Negotiators.
(a) Property: APN(s): A portion of APN(s) 051-120-064 and 051-120-010 – Placer County Government Center
Agency Negotiators: David Boesch, Mary Dietrich, Gerald O. Carden
Negotiating Parties: County of Placer and Conkey Real Estate Development, LLC, and Costco Wholesale Corporation
Under Negotiation: Price, terms of payment
(b) Property: APN: a portion of APN 002-081-002
Agency Negotiators: David Boesch, Mary Dietrich, Mark Rideout, and Gerald O. Carden
Negotiating Parties: County of Placer and Auburn Area Chamber of Commerce
Under Negotiation: Price, terms of payment.
(C) §54957.6 – CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS – The Board heard a status report.
(a) Agency designated representatives: David Boesch, Nancy Nittler, Therese Leonard, Gerald O. Carden, Employee organization: PPEO
CONSENT AGENDA – Consent Agenda approved with action as indicated. The Board convened as the Placer County Successor Agency for Item #16a, 16b, and 16c.
AYES: Duran, Weygandt, Holmes, Uhler, Montgomery
6. ORDINANCE – Second Reading:
a. Personnel/Measure F
1. Ordinance 5734-B adopted implementing the required salaries for the classifications covered by Measure F, and other associated law enforcement classifications to be effective February 8, 2014. The total cost impact of approximately $211,750 for the remainder of the fiscal year is provided for in the current budget.
7. AUDITOR CONTROLLER
a. Increase Petty Cash Fund, Sheriff’s Department, Placer Special Investigations Unit
1. Resolution 2014-036 adopted to increase the Sheriff’s Placer Special Investigations Unit (SIU) Multi-Agency Task Force petty cash fund by $35,000.
8. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
1. Approved minutes of January 21, 2014.
9. CLAIMS AGAINST THE COUNTY
a. Rejected the following claims, as recommended by the offices of County Counsel and Risk Management:
1. 14-005, Axelgard, John, $1.12 Million, (Bodily Injury)
2. 14-007, AT&T, $39,651.38, (Property Damage)
3. 14-008, Wiseman, Julianna, $7.5 Million, (Personal Injury)
10. COMMITTEES & COMMISSIONS
a. Auburn Cemetery District
1. Approved the appointment of Daniel Berlant to Seat #2, as requested by Supervisor Montgomery.
b. Greater Auburn Area Fire Safe Council
1. Approved the reappointment of Terry Davis to Seat #2 (representing District 5), as requested by Supervisor Montgomery.
c. Placer Sierra Fire Safe Council
1. Approved the reappointments of Terrence Otis Wollan to Seat #1 (representing Greater Colfax area), and Karen Calvert to Seat #5 (representing Secret Town/Emigrant Gap), as requested by Supervisor Montgomery.
11. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY
a. Engineering and Surveying/The Grove at Granite Bay, Tract No. 936, Project No. DPN 8375
1. Accepted the improvements as complete.
2. Authorized the Faithful Performance and Labor and Materials sureties to be set at:
a. Faithful Performance 25 percent of the value of any otherwise unsecured public improvements immediately upon Board’s approval.
b. Labor and Material 50 percent or the total of all claims per Government Code Section 66499.7, whichever is higher.
3. Adopted Resolution 2014-037 accepting 0.5 miles of roads constructed by The Grove at Granite Bay into the County Maintained Mileage System.
There is no net County cost associated with these actions.
b. Planning/Regional University Donation Agreement, Relinquishment of County Interest in Regional University Donation Agreements
1. Resolution 2014-038 adopted relinquishing the County’s potential contractual interest in the Regional University donation property as set forth in the Agreements for Irrevocable Offer of Donation between Angelo K. Tsakopoulos and William C. Cummings (the Donors) and Drexel University and between Placer 2780 (Donor) and Drexel University regarding the Regional University property.
There is no net County cost associated with this action.
12. COUNTY CLERK/ELECTIONS
a. Render Election Services
1. Resolution 2014-039 adopted authorizing the Registrar of Voters to Render Election Services for the Federal, State, County and Local District Elections to be held June 3, 2014.
13. COUNTY EXECUTIVE
a. Merit Increases - Approved a 5% merit increase for the following employees as recommended by the County Executive Officer:
1. Clark Gehlbach, Supervising Deputy District Attorney from Grade 481 Step 3 @ $68.15 to Grade 481 Step 4 at $71.55 per hour, effective November 30, 2013 and;
2. Andrew Kuhnen, Supervising Deputy District Attorney from Grade 481 Step 3 @ $68.15 to Grade 481 Step 4 at $71.55 per hour, effective October 5, 2013 and;
3. Jeff Wood, Supervising Deputy District Attorney from Grade 481 Step 3 @ $68.15 to Grade 481 Step 4 at $71.55 per hour, effective December 28, 2013 and;
4. Doug Van Breemen, Supervising Deputy District Attorney from Grade 481 Step 4 @ $71.55 to Grade 481 Step 5 at $75.13 per hour, effective October 5, 2013.
b. Amendment to Professional Services Contracts for Advocacy Services
1. Approved amendment to the Peterson Consulting and Holland and Knight Professional Service Contracts, Exhibit B, to clarify annual payment amount. There are no new net County costs associated with this request.
14. FACILITY SERVICES
a. Environmental Engineering, Annexation, Midori Property LLC. to Sewer Maintenance District 1
1. Resolution of Intention 2014-040 adopted setting the time and date to hold a Public Hearing to consider the annexation of the property owned by Midori Properties LLC., APN 075-182-003-000, located on Christian Valley Road in Auburn, into the boundaries of Placer County Sewer Maintenance District 1 (SMD 1) at no net County cost.
b. Parks, Railhead Park Playground and Shade Structure
1. Approved and executed a Use Agreement with the Auburn Recreation District authorizing the use of Park Dedication Fees from Recreation Area #5, Meadow Vista-Auburn Area, in the amount of $121,800 for a playground and shade structure at Railhead Park in Auburn; and,
2. Approved a Budget Revision appropriating $121,800 to the Parks and Grounds Operating Budget from Park Dedication Fees Recreation Area #5, Meadow Vista-Auburn Area, with no net county cost.
c. Parks, Granite Bay Parks, Trails and Open Space Assessment District
1. Resolution 2014-041 adopted directing the preparation of the Engineer’s Report for the 2014-2015 Fiscal Year for the Granite Bay Parks, Trails and Open Space Assessment District, at no net County cost.
15. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
a. Adult System of Care, Amended Contract, Sierra Mental Wellness Group
1. Approved an amended contract with Sierra Mental Wellness Group for mental health crisis services from July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014 in order to allow for Medi-Cal reimbursement for these services, increase the total contract amount $4,300 ($1,075 net County cost) for related administrative costs, for a revised total of $563,455, and authorize the Director of Health and Human Services to sign this amended contract and approve subsequent amendments up to an aggregate amount of $49,999, consistent with the amended agreement’s subject matter and scope of work.
16. PLACER COUNTY SUCCESSOR AGENCY
a. Amended Long Range Property Management Plan
1. Received a report on the amended long range property management plan pursuant to the California Health &Safety Code, Section 34191.5, and authorized submission to the Placer County Oversight Board for approval.
b. Recognized Obligation Payment Schedule
1. Resolution 2014-042 adopted approving the submission of the Recognized Obligation Payment Schedule (ROPS) for the period of July 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014 to the Placer County Oversight Board for approval.
c. Subordination Agreement with AMC Investments
1. Resolution 2014-043 adopted approving a subordination agreement between the Successor Agency of the former Placer County Redevelopment Agency and AMC Investments, a California General Partnership pertaining to $15,000 security interest for the property located at 1525 Grass Valley Hwy, Auburn CA.
17. PROCUREMENT SERVICES - In accordance with County Policy, non-contested competitively awarded bids under $400,000 are placed on the Consent Agenda.
a. Budget Revision, Master Fixed Asset List, Administrative Services/Central Services
1. Approved a budget revision and amend the Fiscal Year 2013-14 Master Fixed Asset List to add additional Toshiba multifunction copiers to the Administrative Services Central Services Division’s Master Fixed Asset List in the aggregate amount of $86,100 resulting in a new fixed asset amount of $947,100 funded by the Central Services Division’s FY 2013-14 budget with no new net County cost.
b. Blanket Purchase Order. Network Products, Administrative Services/Information Technology
1. Approved the annual renewal of a blanket purchase order using a competitively awarded Western States Contracting Alliance contract with Modal Networks, Inc. of Sacramento, CA, for Hewlett Packard brand network products in the maximum amount of $175,000, funded by Administrative Services’ FY 2013-14 budget with no additional net County cost, for the period of March 1, 2014 through March 31, 2015, and authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the resulting blanket purchase order.
c. Multiple Blanket Purchase Orders, Tires, Administrative Services/Multiple Departments
1. Approved the award of multiple blanket purchase orders using a competitive awarded National Purchasing Partners public agency cooperative contract to Auburn Tire Service of Auburn and Schultz Tire Factory of Auburn for the as-needed purchase of passenger car, truck, and heavy equipment tires on behalf of the Department of Public Works Fleet Services Division and the Placer County Fire Department in the maximum aggregate amount of $275,000, funded by revenues collected from Fleet rate and direct charge customers and Fire revenues with no net County cost, for the period of February 25, 2014 through March 31, 2015;
2. Approved the option to renew the resulting blanket purchase orders on a year-to-year basis for two additional one-year terms provided that each renewal amount does not exceed 10 percent in aggregate of the recommended award amount of $275,000; and
3. Authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the resulting blanket purchase orders and to transfer funds between blanket purchase orders as needed.
d. Sole Source Purchase Order. Voting Equipment, Administrative Services/County Clerk-Elections
1. Approved the award of a sole source purchase order with Dominion Voting Systems, Inc. of Denver, CO for voting equipment hardware maintenance and software licensing in the maximum amount of $60,733, funded by the County Clerk-Recorder-Elections’ FY 2013-14 budget with no additional net County cost, and authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the resulting purchase order subsequent to County Counsel and Risk Management review.
18. PUBLIC WORKS
a. Bridge Replacement Project on Dowd Road over Yankee Slough, Wetland Mitigation Contracts
1. Resolution 2014-044 adopted authorizing the Public Works Director to sign and execute a Purchase Agreement with Wildlands, Inc. for vernal pool preservation credits, in a total amount not to exceed $88,000, with County Counsel’s and Risk Management’s review and approval, with no net County cost.
b. Coon Street Clean Water Pipe Project – Property Acquisition from Josef and Carol Edlinger
1. Resolution 2014-045 adopted approving a Right-of-Way Contract in the amount of $90,000 for the acquisition of property at 8674 Golden Avenue for the Coon Street Clean Water Pipe Project in Kings Beach.
2. Authorized the Chairman to execute the Right-of-Way Contract and accept the Grant Deed.
3. Approved a Budget Revision to increase the FY 2013-2014 expense appropriation OL3 (4001) by $12,850. There is no net County cost.
19. 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. Placer Arts Council
1. Approved appropriation of $1,500 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Placer Arts Council for the 2014 Outside the Box live art auction fundraiser, as requested by Supervisor Weygandt ($500), Supervisor Holmes ($500) and Supervisor Uhler ($500).
b. Friends of the Penryn Library
1. Approved appropriation of $1,000 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Friends of the Penryn Library, as requested by Supervisor Holmes ($1,000).
c. Placer Care Coalition
1. Approved appropriation of $500 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Placer Care Coalition’s Annual Raising Spirits 2014 fundraising event to benefit the homeless and those in need within our community, as requested by Supervisor Uhler ($500).
d. Sierra College Foundation
1. Approved appropriation of $1,500 in Revenue Sharing monies to help fund Sierra College Foundation’s A Taste of Excellence fundraising event, as requested by Supervisor Weygandt ($500), Supervisor Holmes ($500), and Supervisor Uhler ($500).
a. Change Order No. 1 to Blanket Purchase Order #20725 Aviation Fuel
1. Approved Change Order No. 1 to the Blanket Purchase Order with Kropp Holdings Inc. (KHI) for aviation fuel for the Sheriff’s Office Air Operations, increasing the amount by $55,000, for a total of $95,000 for the period of July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014, and authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the resulting change order.
b. Anti-Drug Abuse Enforcement Program
1. Resolution 2014-046 adopted authorizing the Sheriff to execute a grant award from the Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) Anti-Drug Abuse (ADA) Enforcement Program in the amount of $136,909, to fund one Deputy Sheriff assigned to the Placer Special Investigation Unit from October 1, 2013 to September 30, 2014.
c. Equipment Purchase for Sheriff’s Office Correctional Division
1. Approved a Budget Revision in the amount of $10,870 to increase revenue and expenditures to purchase a Guardian inmate clothing storage system and supplies for the Sheriff’s Office Correctional Division, authorized the Purchasing Manager to execute all related documents and add the equipment to the Master Fixed Asset List.
***End of Consent Agenda***
ITEMS FOR INFORMATION:
21. Auditor Controller
a. Refunds of $5,000 or Less, January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013
1. In accordance with Resolution Number 2008-35 and Government Code Section 26906, this is a report of refunds of $5,000 or less issued by the Auditor-Controller during the period of January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013. Refunds of $5,000 or less totaled $2,840.
b. Continuing Disclosure Certificate, South Placer Justice Center Courthouse
1. Continuing Disclosure Certificate for Certificates of Participation for the South Placer Justice Center Courthouse.
c. Continuing Disclosure Certificate, Administrative and Emergency Services Building
1. Continuing Disclosure Certificate for Certificates of Participation for the Administrative and Emergency Services Building.
d. Independent Accountant’s Report on the Treasurer’s Statement of Assets
1. Auditor-Controller’s Independent Accountant’s Report on the Treasurer’s Statement of Assets for the quarter ended September 30, 2013.
ADJOURNMENT – Next meeting is Tuesday, March 11, 2014.