COUNTY OF PLACER

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

TUESDAY, MARCH 11, 2014

SUMMARY ACTION

9:00 a.m.

 

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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9:00 a.m.

 

FLAG SALUTE – Led by Supervisor Montgomery.

STATEMENT OF MEETING PROCEDURES - Read by Clerk.

 

PUBLIC COMMENT – Sharlet Leil and Sharon DuChessi, IHSS Caregiver requested the Board approve a wage increase from $10 per hour to $10.70 per hour.

 

SUPERVISOR’S COMMITTEE REPORTS – None.

 

TIMED ITEMS TO BE DISCUSSED AT THE TIME SHOWN

 

 9:15 a.m.

 1.   BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

a.    Presentation

1.    Presentation of Resolution 2014-047 commending Sheriff Edward Bonner for forty years of dedicated service to Placer County and the Sheriffs’ Office.

 

 9:20 a.m.

 2.   COUNTY EXECUTIVE

a.    Request for Concurrence/Proposed Conveyance of Colfax Indian Cemetery

1.       Opened the public hearing regarding the proposed conveyance of cemetery property known as the “Colfax Indian Cemetery” from the Colfax Cemetery District to the United Auburn Indian Community;  and

2.       Continued the public hearing and consideration of this item to the April 8, 2014 meeting of the Board of Supervisors at 9:45 a.m.

MOTION Montgomery/Holmes/Unanimous

AYES: Duran, Weygandt, Holmes, Uhler, Montgomery

 

 9:40 a.m.

 3.   COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY/PLANNING

a.  Temporary Sign Ordinance

1.    Ordinance 5736-B adopted to temporarily suspend, with conditions, portions of Section 17.54.170 of Article 17.54 of Chapter 17 of the Placer County Code to continue the use of certain temporary signs that would otherwise be prohibited, until January 15, 2016.  This Ordinance would not apply to signs in the Tahoe Basin or in Squaw Valley, as signage in those areas are governed by other adopted County Ordinances and requirements.  There is no net County cost associated with this action

MOTION Holmes/Uhler  VOTE 4:1 (Montgomery No)

AYES: Duran, Weygandt, Holmes, Uhler

NOES: Montgomery

 

 9:45 a.m.

 4.   COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY/PLANNING

a.    Belcara Subdivision, Third-Party Appeal, Request to Continue Appeals Public Hearing to an Open Date

1.    Continued the appeal public hearing to an open future date as requested by the property owner, Jeff Dutra; and as requested by Community Development Resource Agency staff; and as concurred to by the appellant, Friends of the North Fork.

MOTION Montgomery/Uhler/Unanimous

AYES: Duran, Weygandt, Holmes, Uhler, Montgomery

 

DEPARTMENT ITEMS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR ACTION AS TIME ALLOWS

DEPARTMENT ITEMS

 5.   ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES/TELECOM

a.    Lease Agreement, Countywide Interoperable Radio Network Project, Administrative Services/Telecom

1.       Authorized the execution of a five-year municipal lease agreement with Motorola, Inc. for the acquisition of Project 25 compliant, VHF, digital trunking infrastructure in the amount of $4,362,487 and Project 25 compliant radio subscriber equipment in the amount of $2,440,164, with a net County cost of $6,802,651, funded by the Countywide Radio Network Project Budget, Radio Reserve Funds, Fire Mitigation Fees, County Mitigation Fees, Jurisdictional “Buy-in” Fees, and User Department “Subscriber” Fees; 

2.       Authorized the Purchasing Manager to execute a 6-year Motorola Maintenance Service Agreement with a net County cost of $326,660, funded by the Telecommunication Division’s Annual Operating Budget (02100);

3.       Approved a Technical Budget Revision in the amount of $130,000 within the appropriate accounts of the Countywide Radio Network Budget Unit:

4.       Approved the addition and removal of  the appropriate components to the County’s Master Fixed Asset List;

5.       Authorized the Purchasing Manager to execute all related procurement documents upon approval by County Counsel and Risk Management and;

6.       Authorized the Director of Administrative Services and the Purchasing Manager to take all other actions necessary to implement the project.

MOTION Holmes/Montgomery/Unanimous

AYES: Duran, Weygandt, Holmes, Uhler, Montgomery

 

 6.   COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY

a.    Community Development Block Grant, 10-STBG-6733, Program Income Waiver Activity Project Completion and Close-Out Reporting

1.    Conducted a public hearing to inform citizens and receive comments regarding the completion of the grant project, Sheridan Water Well and program income waiver activity project, Sheridan Pedestrian Pathway.

2.    Authorized staff to close-out Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), 10-STBG-6733 general allocation grant and the program income waiver activity project as required by CDBG.

       There is no net County cost associated with these actions.

MOTION Weygandt/Holmes/Unanimous  VOTE 4:0 (Montgomery Temporarily Absent)

AYES: Duran, Weygandt, Holmes, Uhler

ABSENT: Montgomery

 

 7.   FACILITY SERVICES

a.    Placer County Government Center, Costco Wholesale Corporation and Conkey Real Estate Development, LLC Negotiations

1.    Approved the proposed key business and financial terms for the Option to Ground Lease and Ground Lease between the County of Placer and Costco Wholesale Corporation, a Washington Corporation;

2.    Authorized the Director of Facility Services or designee to execute the Real Estate Lease Services and Property Development Agreement between the County of Placer and Conkey Real Estate Development, LLC; at a cost not to exceed $937,500 in net County cost;

3.    Authorized the Director of Facility Services or designee to execute the Site Access and Negotiating Agreement between the County and Costco Wholesale Corporation, a Washington Corporation.

MOTION Holmes/Uhler  VOTE 4:1 (Montgomery No)

AYES: Duran, Weygandt, Holmes, Uhler

NOES: Montgomery

 

b.    Surplus Property Sale, Former Roseville Courthouse

1.    Approved the surplus property sale of the former Roseville Courthouse located at 505 Royer Street, Roseville, CA, APNs 013-172-011, 013-172-012, and 013-172-022 to the City of Roseville; and,

2.    Resolution 2014-057 adopted delegating authority to the Director of Facility Services, or designee, to execute the Agreement for Purchase and Sale for the Roseville Courthouse, and to execute all documents and take all actions necessary to complete the sale for $540,000 based on the Material Terms.

MOTION Uhler/Holmes/Unanimous

AYES: Duran, Weygandt, Holmes, Uhler, Montgomery

 

c.    PG&E Bear River Property Acquisition and Conservation Easement Transfer

1.    Approved the acquisition of approximately 10.12 acres of real property adjacent to the Bear River Campground located at 2550 Campground Road in Colfax, CA, (portion APN 101-120-001) from the Pacific Gas and Electric Company, and the conveyance of a conservation easement over said property to the Placer Land Trust, budgeted net county cost of $54,000;

2.    Resolution 2014-058 adopted authorizing the Director of Facility Services, or designee, to execute the Transaction Agreement, the Conservation Easement, and the Funding Agreements; and to execute all documents and take all actions necessary to complete the acquisition and conveyance based on the attached Material Terms; and,

3.    Authorized the real property to be added to the Master Fixed Asset list following the close of escrow.

MOTION Montgomery/Weygandt/Unanimous

AYES: Duran, Weygandt, Holmes, Uhler, Montgomery

 

ADJOURNED AS THE PLACER COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AND

CONVENED AS THE PLACER COUNTY PUBLIC FINANCE AUTHORITY

 

 8.   PLACER COUNTY PUBLIC FINANCE AUTHORITY

a.    Certifications of Participation (COP) Refinancing

1.    Resolution 2014-059 adopted related to the refunding of (i) all of the County of Placer’s (the “County”) outstanding Certificates of Participation (2006 Administrative and Emergency Services Building Refinancing Project), which are currently outstanding in the amount of $8,135,000 (the “2006 Certificates”) and (ii) all or a portion of the County’s Certificates of Participation (2007 South Placer Justice Center Courthouse Financing Project), which are currently outstanding in the amount of $27,035,000 (“2007 Certificates”).

MOTION Holmes/Uhler/Unanimous

AYES: Duran, Weygandt, Holmes, Uhler, Montgomery

 

ADJOURNED AS THE PLACER COUNTY PUBLIC FINANCE AUTHORITY AND

RECONVENED AS THE PLACER COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

 

 9.   TREASURER-TAX COLLECTOR

a.    Certificates of Participation (COP) Refinancing

1.    Resolution 2014-060 adopted related to the refunding of (i) all of the County’s outstanding Certificates of Participation (2006 Administrative and Emergency Services Building Refinancing Project), which are currently outstanding in the amount of $8,135,000 (the “2006 Certificates”) and (ii) all or a portion of the County’s outstanding Certificates of Participation (2007 South Placer Justice Center Courthouse Financing Project), which are currently outstanding in the amount of $27,035,000 (“2007 Certificates”).

MOTION Weygandt/Montgomery/Unanimous

AYES: Duran, Weygandt, Holmes, Uhler, Montgomery

 

10.  COUNTY COUNSEL/CLOSED SESSION REPORT:

(A)  §54957.6 – CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS – The Board had a conference with its Labor Negotiators, heard a report and provided direction to its Labor Negotiation Team.

(a)   Agency designated representatives: David Boesch, Nancy Nittler, Therese Leonard, Gerald O. Carden

       Employee organization:  PPEO

 

Adjourned as the Placer County Board of Supervisors and convened as the Placer County In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority

(B) §54957.6 – CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR – The Board heard a report from its Labor Negotiators and gave direction to its Labor Negotiation Team.

(a)   Authority negotiator: David Boesch, Bruce Heid, Therese Leonard, Maureen Bauman, Gerald O. Carden

       Employee Organization: United Domestic Workers of America

Adjourned as the Placer County In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority and reconvened as the Placer County Board of Supervisors

 

Adjourned as the Placer County Board of Supervisors and convened as the Placer County Successor Agency

1.    Anticipated Litigation: - The Board discussed and gave direction to Counsel.

(a)   Initiation of litigation pursuant to subdivision (d)(4) of Government Code §54956.9: one potential case.

Adjourned as the Placer County Successor Agency and reconvened as the Placer County Board of Supervisors

 

CONSENT AGENDA – Consent Agenda approved with action as indicated.

MOTION Holmes/Montgomery/Unanimous

AYES: Duran, Weygandt, Holmes, Uhler, Montgomery

 

11.  BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

a.    Resolution

1.    Resolution 2014-047 adopted commending Sheriff Edward Bonner for forty years of dedicated service to Placer County and the Sheriffs’ Office.

 

b.    Minutes

1.    Approved minutes of February 4, 2014.

 

12.  CLAIMS AGAINST THE COUNTY

a.    Rejected the following claims, as recommended by the offices of County Counsel and Risk Management:

a.    14-009, Julianna Wiseman, $52.5 Million, (Personal Injury)

b.    14-011, Julianna Wiseman, $7.5 Million, (Personal Injury)

c.    14-013, Geico as subrogee for Robert Williams, $4,436, (Property Damage)

 

13.  COUNTY EXECUTIVE

a.    Air Pollution Control District, Memorandum of Understanding

1.    Resolution 2014-048 adopted authorizing the Chairman to sign a Memorandum of Understanding between Placer County and the Placer County Air Pollution Control District.

 

14.  FACILITY SERVICES

a.    Operation and Maintenance of Landfill Gas Systems at Closed Landfill Sites

1.    Approved a one-year Agreement with Stearns, Conrad and Schmidt Consulting Engineers, Inc., dba SCS Field Services for the operation and maintenance of landfill gas systems at the Meadow Vista, Loomis and Eastern Regional Landfills in the amount of $188,775, funded by the Solid Waste Management and Eastern Regional Landfill Enterprise Funds with no net County cost.

 

15.  PLACER COUNTY SUCCESSOR AGENCY

a.    Kings Beach Property Trustees Sales

      Resolution 2014-049 adopted approving and authorizing:

1.       The credit bids of certain real property, currently owned by B.B., LLC and located in Kings Beach, Placer County, California at the March 24, 2014 Trustee’s Sales,

2.       The Successor Agency Officer or his Designee, to issue credit bids on aforementioned real property at the Trustee’s Sales, and

3.       The Successor Agency Officer or his Designee, to execute all documents necessary to complete the acquisition of real property, recordation of the Trustee’s Deeds, including, without limitation, the execution of Certificates of Acceptance on behalf of the Successor Agency.

 

16.  PROBATION

a.    BPO with Unificare, LTD for Title IV-E Services

1.       Approved the award of a sole-source blanket purchase order to Unificare, LTD doing business as Justice Benefits Incorporated (JBI) Dallas TX for consultation and technical assistance with Title IV-E administrative claiming for the Probation Department in the maximum amount of $200,000, funded by revenues received from the Title IV-E administrative claiming process with no additional net County cost, for the period of March 11, 2014 to March 10, 2016, and authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the resulting blanket purchase order.

 

17.  PROCUREMENT SERVICES - In accordance with County Policy, non-contested competitively awarded bids under $400,000 are placed on the Consent Agenda.

a.    Extend Qualified Lists, Facility Services/Environmental Engineering

1.    Approved a one-year extension of four Qualified Lists of firms for the performance of public outreach and education for water, wastewater, and solid waste programs, as the result of competitive Request for Qualifications No. 9943, for the period of May 1, 2014 through April 30, 2015.

 

b.    Purchase Order, Truck Mounted Roadway Paint Striper, Public Works/Fleet Operations/Road Maintenance

1.    Approved the award of a purchase order, using a National Joint Powers Alliance competitively bid public agency contract, to M-B Companies Inc. of Salem, OR for one new truck-mounted roadway paint striper in the total amount of $392,709, funded by Highway User Tax Agency revenue and Highway Safety Improvement Grant revenue with no net County cost, and authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the resulting purchase order and related documents.

 

c.    Blanket Purchase Order, Roof Repair Services, Facility Services

1.    Approved the annual renewal of a competitively awarded blanket purchase order with Sierra Single Ply, Inc. of McClellan, CA for roof repair services in the maximum amount of $150,000, funded by the Facility Services FY 2013-14 roofing project budget with no additional net County cost, for the period of April 1, 2014 through March 31, 2015, and authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the resulting blanket purchase order.

 

d.    Blanket Purchase Order, Electrical Parts & Supplies, Facility Services

1.    Approved the annual renewal of a competitively awarded blanket purchase order with Granite Electrical Supply of Auburn, CA for the purchase of electrical parts and supplies in the maximum amount of $75,000, funded by Facility Services’ FY 2013-14 final budget with no additional net County cost, for the period of April 1, 2014 to March 31, 2015, and authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the resulting blanket purchase order.

 

18.  PUBLIC WORKS

a.    Abandonment of a Portion of a Public Utility Easement in Alpine Meadows

1.    Resolution 2014-050 adopted to abandon a portion of a Public Utility Easement on Lot 50, Alpine Meadows Estates Subdivision, Unit No. 11.  There is no net County cost.

 

b.    Northstar Roundabout Modification Contract No. 1136, Amendment No. 2, with Reid Middleton

1.    Resolution 2014-051 adopted authorizing the Chair to sign and execute Amendment No. 2 to Contract No. 1136 with Reid Middleton for engineering and construction support services for the roundabout along Northstar Drive, with County Counsel and Risk Management’s review and approval, for an amount of $21,110. The Contract Amendment would give the total contract a not to exceed amount of $114,340.

2.    Authorized the Director of Public Works to execute future contract amendments up to an amount of $12,000.  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.    KidsFirst

1.    Approved appropriation of $1,250 in Revenue Sharing monies to KidsFirst for its 25th Commemorative Anniversary Blue Tie Affair fundraising event to benefit child abuse prevention programs, as requested by Supervisor Weygandt ($250), Supervisor Holmes ($500), and Supervisor Uhler ($500).

 

b.    Lighthouse Counseling and Family Resource Center

1.    Approved appropriation of $1,500 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Lighthouse Counseling and Family Resource Center’s Celebrity Waiter Luncheon fundraising event, as requested by Supervisor Weygandt ($500), Supervisor Holmes ($250), and Supervisor Uhler ($750).

 

20.  SHERIFF

a.    Department of Parks and Recreation Division of Boating and Waterways Agreement

1.       Resolution 2014-052 adopted approving the annual agreement between Placer County Sheriff’s Office and the Department of Parks and Recreation Division of Boating and Waterways for a one year term from July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015 in the total agreement amount of $72,475 resulting in no net County cost.

 

b.    Department of Parks and Recreation Division of Boating and Waterways Grant Award

1.       Resolution 2014-053 adopted authorizing the Sheriff to execute a grant award from the Department of Parks and Recreation Division of Boating and Waterways for FY 2013-14 in the amount of $40,500 for the Sheriff’s Marine Patrol Program.  The grant period is from January 15, 2014 through June 30, 2029.

2.       Approved a Budget Revision to increase revenue and expenditures in the amount of $40,500 for special department expenses ($34,910) and purchase of a Side Scan Sonar Cable ($5,590), and authorize the Purchasing Manager to execute all related documents and add the equipment to the Master Fixed Asset List.

 

c.    Marijuana Suppression Program Grant

1.    Resolution 2014-054 adopted authorizing the Sheriff to execute a grant award from the Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) Marijuana Suppression Program (MSP) in the amount of $179,873, to fund one Deputy Sheriff assigned to the Placer County Marijuana Suppression Unit from October 1, 2013 to September 30, 2014.

 

21.  TREASURER-TAX COLLECTOR

a.    Renew Authority to Invest

1.    Resolution 2014-055 adopted renewing the delegation of authority to invest certain funds under the control of the Board of Supervisors to the Treasurer for the 2014 calendar year.

 

b.    mPOWER Folsom Special Tax Bonds to finance mPOWER Folsom

1.    Resolution 2014-056 adopted approving the Treasurer’s investment in debt issued by the City of Folsom, which matures in excess of five years in an amount not to exceed $10 million, pursuant to Government Code § 53601 for the purpose of purchasing City of Folsom Special Tax Bonds to finance mPOWER Folsom.

 

c.    mPOWER Placer Program Amendment

1.    Approved amendment to the mPOWER Placer Program Report and Administrative Guidelines to change the underwriting requirements regarding the time since discharge of bankruptcy from seven to five years as originally intended.

***End of Consent Agenda***

 

ITEMS FOR INFORMATION:

22.  Personnel

a.    Classified Service Merit Increases

23.  Treasurer-Tax Collector

a.    Treasurer’s Statement for the month of January 2014

b.    mPower Placer Program Report

1.    Accept a program report on mPOWER Placer

ADJOURNMENT – Next meeting is Tuesday, March 25, 2014.