COUNTY OF PLACER

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2014

AGENDA

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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MEETING LOCATION:

North Tahoe Event Center

8318 North Lake Boulevard

Kings Beach, CA  96143

 

9:00 a.m.

 

FLAG SALUTE – Led by Supervisor Montgomery.

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 - All items on the Consent Agenda 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.

Action:

 

TIMED ITEMS TO BE DISCUSSED AT THE TIME SHOWN

 

 9:15 a.m.

 1.   COUNTY EXECUTIVE/ADMINISTRATION

a.    Presentation regarding Placer County Town Centers Investment Incentives Strategy

1.    Receive a presentation on initial findings of the Placer County Town Centers Investment Incentives Strategy and provide input and direction to staff regarding next steps.

Action:

 

DEPARTMENT ITEMS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR ACTION AS TIME ALLOWS

 

DEPARTMENT ITEMS:

 2.   ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES/PROCUREMENT

a.    Approve Budget Revision, Sheriff

1.    Approve a budget revision and amend the Fiscal Year 2014-15 Master Fixed Asset List in the amount of $24,000 to cover increased vehicle purchase costs and for the purchase of currently budgeted Chevrolet Tahoe police vehicles from Proceeds From Sale of Capital Assets (8750) to Fixed Asset (4451), in the Sheriff-Coroner-Marshal’s Office FY 2014-15 Budget; and

2.    Approve the award of competitive Bid No. 10393 to Winner Chevrolet of Elk Grove, CA for the purchase of twelve Chevrolet Tahoe police vehicles in the total amount of $402,048, funded by the Sheriff-Coroner-Marshal’s Office FY 2014-15 budget with no new County cost, and authorize the Purchasing Manager to sign the resulting purchase order and related documents.

Action:

 

b.    Award Purchase Order, Public Works

1.    Approve the award of a negotiated purchase order to SnoQuip Inc. of West Sacramento, CA, for the purchase of one Larue T70 self-propelled snow blower in the total amount of $551,066, funded by the Road Fund with no new net County cost, and authorize the Purchasing Manager to sign the resulting purchase order and related documents.

Action:

 

 3.   COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY

a.    Update, Tahoe Area Projects

1.       Receive an update on various Tahoe Area Projects. No Board action is requested.

 

b.    Tahoe Basin Area Plan Update, Status update.  (formerly Tahoe Basin Community Plan Update)

1.       Tahoe Basin Area Plan Update – Status update.  No Board action is requested.

 

 4.   FACILITY SERVICES/PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

a.    Placer County Fair Association Agreement, Fourth Amendment

1.       Authorize the Chair of your Board to execute the Fourth Amendment to the Operating Agreement between the County of Placer and the Placer County Fair Association to modify assignment provisions in the Operating Agreement for the Placer County Fairgrounds at 800 All America City Boulevard in Roseville, with no net County cost.

2.    Approve a loan of up to $100,000 to the Placer County Fair Association, and direct staff to return to your Board with a Funding Agreement to implement this direction, at a budgeted net County cost of up to $100,000.

Action:

 

 5.   COUNTY EXECUTIVE/ADMINISTRATION

a.    Presentation regarding Tahoe Prosperity Center

1.    Receive a presentation updating the Board on the status of the Tahoe Prosperity Center.

 

b.    Approval of Proposed North Lake Tahoe Resort Association Infrastructure Account Expenditures

1.    Approve a proposed North Lake Tahoe Resort Association infrastructure account expenditure for the design, permitting and construction phases of the Commons Beach Sand Replacement Project, up to $30,000; Kings Beach Gateway and Boardwalk planning, $150,000; Kings Beach Public Pier Concept Planning, $25,000; Martis Valley Bike Trail Phase 2 construction, $250,000; North Tahoe Shared Use Trail planning, $100,000; and The Stages at Northstar, $96,000, funded by the Lake Tahoe Tourism and Promotions Fund and at no net county cost.

Action:

 

c.    Presentation, Squaw Valley Museum Development Site Options

1.    Receive a presentation by County staff and Squaw Valley Museum Foundation regarding development site options and provide direction on next steps.

Action:

 

d.    Presentation, North Lake Tahoe Resort Association Semi-Annual Marketing Report

1.    Receive a presentation by the North Lake Tahoe Resort Association regarding the Semi-Annual Marketing Report.

 

 6.   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 (Government Code §54956.9(d)(1):

(a)   County of Placer v. Martha E. Romero, et al.

       Placer County Superior Court Case No.:  SCV0034538; and

       ProCentury Insurance Company v. Martha E. Romero, et al.

       U.S.D.C. Central District Case No. 5:15-CV-01158-VAP-SPx

(b)   Fernando Abaco, Ester Abaco v. County of Placer, et al.

       Placer County Superior Court Case No.:  SCV0034909

       CLOSED SESSION REPORT

 

CONSENT AGENDA - All items on the Consent Agenda 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.

Action:

 7.   ORDINANCES – Second reading:

a.    Assessor, Escape Assessment/Low Value Appraisal Units

1.    Adopt an Ordinance asserting the County Board of Supervisors’ authority under Revenue and Taxation Code Section 531.9, establishing an exemption for escape assessments of low value appraisal units where the resulting amount of taxes due would be less than the cost of assessing and collecting.

 

 8.   BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

a.    Minutes

1.    Approve minutes of September 23, 2014.

 

 9.   CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION

a.    Appointment of Personnel Director

1.    Approve the appointment of Lori Walsh to the position of Personnel Director.

 

 

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

1.     Reject the following claims, as recommended by the offices of County Counsel and Risk Management.

a.       14-082, Tovar, Anahi Corona Moya de, Unknown, (Bodily Injury)

b.       14-083, Tovar, Andrea, Unknown, (Bodily Injury)

c.        14-084, Tovar, Alvin, Unknown, (Bodily Injury)

d.       14-085, Elias Esparza, $6,000,000.00, (Bodily Injury)

 

11.  COMMITTEES & COMMISSIONS

a.    Squaw Valley Design Review Committee

1.    Approve the appointment of David Stepner to Seat #1, and Peter Werbel to Seat #2, as requested by Supervisor Montgomery.

 

12.  COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY

a.    Quartz Ridge Property Title Conveyance to the Quartz Ridge Family Apartments, L.P.

1.    Adopt a Resolution authorizing the County Executive Officer to execute the grant deed and all necessary escrow documents to convey title of the Quartz Ridge Property located at 360 Silver Bend Way, Auburn, to the Quartz Ridge Family Apartments, L.P.

There is no net County cost associated with this action.

 

b.    Legal Services Consultant Contract with Burke, Williams & Sorensen, LLP.

1.       Approve a Blanket Purchase Order for $20,000 with Burke, Williams & Sorensen, LLP for legal services, with no new net County cost, and

2.       Authorize the Purchasing Manager to sign the Blanket Purchase Order.

 

c.    North Tahoe and Tahoe City Design Review Committees

1.    Adopt a Resolution dissolving the North Tahoe and Tahoe City Design Review Committees and forming a combined Tahoe Basin Design Review Committee.

There is no net County cost associated with this action.

 

13.  COUNTY EXECUTIVE/ADMINISTRATION

a.    First Amendment to the Fiscal year 2014-15 North Lake Tahoe Resort Association Contract

1.    Approve the First Amendment to the FY 2014-15 North Lake Tahoe Resort Association contract to allocate $182,670.85 in FY 2013-14 Transient Occupancy Tax Fund balance, $121,170.85 to the Infrastructure Account to be held in the County Treasury for allocation to future capital projects, $36,500 for Marketing purposes to the Resort Association, and $25,000 toward completion of an update to the County’s Tourism Development Master Plan, at no new net cost to the County.

 

b.    Merit - The County Executive Officer recommends that the Board approve a 5% merit increase for:

1.    Kristina Shramek, Deputy County Counsel IV, Grade 469 Step 4 at $63.50 per hour, to Grade 469 Step 5 at $66.67 per hour, effective October 4, 2014.

 

14.  COUNTY EXECUTIVE/EMERGENCY SERVICES

a.    Final approval of re-appropriation of Title III discretionary funds from the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 as follows:

1.    Re-appropriate the remaining $14,000 BOS approved use of Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 Title III discretionary funds from the FY2010-11 Defensible Space Inspection Project (project # 4) to fund the Firewise Coordinator/Grant Writer, herein after referred to as the Placer Firewise Coordinator.

2.    Re-appropriate the remaining $1,252 BOS approved use of Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008Title III discretionary funds from the FY2011-12 Community Wildfire Prevention Plan (CWPP) Lincoln Fire Safe Council project (project # 5) to fund the Placer Firewise Coordinator.

3.    Re-appropriate $3,498 BOS approved use of Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008Title III discretionary funds from the FY2012-13 Project Canyon Safe project (project # 6) to fund the Placer Firewise Coordinator.

4.    Approve a project from the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008, Title III discretionary funds, in the amount of $18,750 for:

a.    Placer Firewise Coordinator - $18,750

 

b.    Northstar Fire Department Capital Facilities Plan Update for FY2014-15

1.    Adopt a Resolution approving the Northstar Fire Department Capital Facilities Plan Update for FY 2014-15 with a 2.6 percent increase in mitigation fees.

 

c.    Volunteer Fire Assistance Program Agreement

1.    Adopt a Resolution approving five Volunteer Fire Assistance (VFA) Program agreements, totaling $28,575, for the purchase of wild land firefighting equipment, and authorize the Emergency Services Program Manager to sign and execute the agreements on behalf of Placer County.

 

d.    Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness Grant

1.       Approve a Budget Revision increasing revenues and expenditures in the amount of $64,000 from the Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness (HMEP) Grant for costs associated with development of a response plan to address potential catastrophic train derailments of oil shipments through Placer County.

2.       Approve a Resolution authorizing staff to execute for and on behalf of Placer County for any actions necessary to obtain and manage the HMEP grant funds.

 

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

a.    Award Bid, Sheriff

1.    Approve the award of competitive Bid No. 10385 to Lehr Auto Electric of Sacramento, CA for the purchase of patrol vehicle equipment, components, and installation services on an as-needed basis on behalf of the Sheriff-Coroner-Marshal’s Office in the maximum amount of $225,000, funded by the Sheriff-Coroner-Marshal’s Office FY 2014-15 budget with no new net County cost, for the period of October 21, 2014 through September 30, 2015;

2.    Approve the option to renew the resulting blanket purchase order for three additional one-year terms provided that each renewal amount does not exceed 10 percent in aggregate of the recommended award amount of $225,000; and

3.    Authorize the Purchasing Manager to sign the resulting blanket purchase orders.

 

16.  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 $250 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Auburn 49er Lions Annual Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser to help defray the cost of the event, as requested by Supervisor Holmes ($250).

***End of Consent Agenda***

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ 2014 MEETING SCHEDULE:

November 4, 2014

November 18, 2014

December 9, 2014